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'*''" 4> ''' * ' w H6M SfAlt, MOM, ARKANSAS tuesdfay, December 14, Moke Good Pledge With Victory Surge at Kiev , \ imwslw Editorial Commtnt Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Cable. |Py DeWITT MaeKENZIE ^Associated Press War Analyst The Red Armv's sudden reclma- ttor of the initiative in the bloody sattle which is raging along the great Kiev salient, and southward mto the Dnieper bend, represents |a major step towards making' good fthe recent Allied pledge at-Tehr- ations. The big freeze cannot be far away, however; and when it comes the mighty Red fighting machine should begin to roll west- Ward. Once the Nazis are town loose from their present positions, and have lost their north-and-south railway communications, the likelihood is that they will have to pull their line back to Central Poland, where they were when they started their attack on Russia in 1941. When will the invasion 6f France come? \Ve can only note that the Allies appear to be devoting every energy towards that culminating offensive. Undoubtedly it will come as soon as it is humanly possible to get Set for it. Lord Strabolgi, chief labor whip in the British House of Lords, declared Sunday that the next 100 days "will be' as i important in the history of the 'world as 'the 10 days before Waterloo. Then Napoleon met his late and Hitler will meet his if we act bravely and swiftly." That's an interesting but inconclusive estimate. Hitler certainly thinks the trial , = - — draws near, and he's getting set to Crash Germany by concert-I for the showdown. Marshall Romed blows from east, south and west. I mel, famous fox of the Libyan des- What this means is that Mar-, ert, has been given command of Sfalin is trying to maneuver 1 the anti-invasion forces in Western forces into favorable position Europe and the Fuehrer probably for another devastating winter offensive. Bonaparte Hitler faces a i further fierce crisis amidst the * r sno\v and ice and sub-zero weather pf the wind-swept steppes. ? Such an offensive'must be an, in- part of the grand strategy' is " calculated by. allVrbund; pressure to deliver, the coup de grjjce to one x>f'•the most barbar- conquerors o$Thistory. Hitler's ' ( forces must be'kept engaged in ussia while the Western Allies get set for their establishment of that crucial second front m France. That's also the explanation of the Allied pressure in the Balkans. It's 8 the reason too for the intensification of the Anglo-American drive in ^Italy, and the devastating aerial as' sault by the American and British air forces on Western Europe and has made as good a choice as he could. Rommel always is danger- otiSi By appointing Rommel, Hitler 'also pushes aside Field Marshal General -Von Rundstedt, who reportedly heads high German generals who are prepared to throw .Hitler overboard in an effort to jbtain a negotiated peace. Eden Says (Continued From Page One) Bitter fighting may be expected "along the Russo-German front I believe, and it wouldn't be surpris-; ing it the line sways considerably "," in the immediate future. The Ger- "\Vn>ans are flinging into the. battle ^ f 'all the tanks and other striking- power, available in an attempt to: their line. For a month past the Hitlerites nave been hitting the Red front in Kiev sector with all they had. jfTheir only hope of holding along [ the general line of the Dnieper •iver lay in considerably straight- ning out the Kiev salient — which tulges so, dangerously into their de- tenses — and also relieving pressure on the Dmper bend at the 4"* southern end of the front They were facing a double danger— of Vim»»r»«* ' -flia.i. linA > Vv**/\lr.av^ - - ar»/1 I sources to the task of defeating Germany, we are still principals in the far eastern war," he asserted, adding that Churchill and Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek "speak just the same language of determination." Speaking of the peace, he said that "more than once before Allies have stood together in war, and fallen apart in peace. That certainly will be Germany's game once again. She will play it will all she knows from the moment the last shot is fired and then prepare for the next challenge." Greeted by a loud ovation, Eden declared: Production of Food to Be Short-Jones Washington, Dec. 14 —(A')— Congress heard from War Food Administrator Marvin Jones today that while "there will be a need for more food than we can produce" next year, there is no serious shortage in sight if production goals are met. These goals, Jones testified during hearings on a farm labor supply bill reported to the House, by the Appropriations Committee* call for an all-out effort in 1944 to boost by four per cent the record production of 1943, which was 32 per cent more than in the basic 1935-1939 period. Jones appeared in support of new funds to finance the importation of foreign workers and the recruitment of domestic help to assist in planting and harvesting a bumper crop. Since April, 1940, he said, some 4,000,000 workers have left the farms, many of them strapping young men who went into the armed forces or into war plants. To compensate for that loss, he said, "the American farmer has been driven to extreme measures," farm working hours have been increased, farmers' wives and children have been put to svork, and farmers generally have been .forced to train inexperienced city youth and to use foreign workers, troops, and war prisoners. 'iN'Wfffe' Bamttrft ur, Olljr •y Charles DSckmt . ma. "We have spent three very 'strenuous weeks. Into that short time has been compressed three conferences of world significance which in .the ordinary leisured time of diplomacy and one would have taken a full month." The foreign secretary said never knew Churchill to work he so indefatigably day and night as at Teneran and Cairo and added, their line broken andi.. in sp ite of this r left him> though flanked by the Reds, and of losing I perhaps a attic tired, in good *heir all-important lateral railways healthi stou t heart and a most con ipon which the invaders depend to fjdent spirit." ayitain their armies. Nazi Marshal Manstein has had is temporary successes in this onth of death, due in part to the 'act : that bad weather has ground- id much of the Red air force. However, while he appears to have em- sjoyed every resource at his dis- iosal, he hasn't been able thus far Adkins to Fight Against Racing Little Rock, Dec. 14 —(/P)— The Oaklawn Jockey Club will not get its permit for the annual racing , wipe out that vast Kiev salient | meet at Hot Springs unopposed. which lant is bending inward like a mountain to crush' him. •jUoubtless he hasn't bad his full fling yet, but the fact that the Red ^forces have seized the initiative ;s4«gain bodes ill for the Hitlerites. jjpj A late fall has delayed the ^ jfreeze-up in, Central and Southern Jjtussia, with the result that deep P»fhud has hampered military oper- V^AT FIRST '•SIONOFA ?666 TABLETS. JAWE, HOSE DROPS HOT 1C E For Taxi Service — C A U U;679 — (Careful Drivers) IRVING T. URREY Owner and Manager The ;dub has not made its formal application for the meeting which usually begins late in February each year but Gov. Homer M, Adkins said he would personally appear before the application, if, and when, it is made. Club spokesmen said plans were going ahead for the 1944 meet. Application for a racing permit must be filed at least 30 days before the date of the scheduled meeting. The Hot Springs Ministerial Alliance yesterday asked the governor to oppose the Jockey Club's application as an "indefensible waste of war material ." Baptist Convention Proposal Opposed Little Rock, Dec. 14 — (ff>)— Several Little Rock churches and the Baptist State Hospital Board are opposing the Baptist state convention's plan to reimburse note and bond holders who took an approximately $600,000 loss when the convention compromised its indebted- Overhauling of Consumer Field Is Projected Washington, Dec. 14 — (/P) — A drastic overhauling of the consumers goods field. — affecting both pricing and production — was projected today by Economic Stabilization Director Fred M. Vinson. ' A directive sent jointly to the War Production Board and the Office of Price Administration outlined two principal objectives: To avoid further shortages of low- prices civilian-use products, and to adjust the price structure for such -goods as a stimulant to production. The plan would require joint action by the two agencies addressed, and ranges from proposed orders to manufacturers with what are regarded as excessive recent profit mat'gins to produce essential civilian.,;goods for sale at cost, to authorizations for price rin'Creases in excess of present legal maximums to maintaing production" by producers who : are now losing money. All actions taken under the directive must be approved by Vinson's office before becoming effective. The order specifies: (1) When WPB finds that present price schedules "constitute a serious impedirnentu" to adequate production of civilian goods, WPB is to advise OPA of this finding;. (2) The price agency is then empowered to revise price schedules to maintain production and regulate profits under a strict formula laid down by Vinson. Under this formula, the producer whose current profits from all operations are not more than double those earned in the 1936-1939 base period, (or who is operating at a loss) may be authorized by OPA to increase his selling price for an essential item to a figure not to exceed ^the unit production cost plus two per cent. Manufacturers whose profits from all oprations are more than double the 1936-1939 base period may be ordered, under the Vinson plan, to manufacture essential ci- | vilian goods for sale at cost. The Vinson order is designed to resolve a long-standing source of friction between the WPB and the OPA. The production agency has been exerting pressure for price •Mill STOHV, Hr,llnw. rUemU* niitl imlVrrnlty prnreHfcot 1 , him putt* n bfirftnhi wHIi n iihnntnin. IIP rni< fnfftrt M* pn*t n n (I tnnk* other pro* plr foruol (heir*. Itf IK .lui-prlifil «-li«-n thp TvltprlirN.Nlrirt innirrelInu: nt hlft ntiiminrti. Ho tviipw' io vNIt nn«* of hi* fttuilotitN ' whit-he, him henrd I* nick. * * * CHAPTER VIII "DEDLAW put out his nrm. "Don't come nearer to me. I will sit here. Remain you, where you are!" He sat down on a chair near the door. "I heard, by an accident, by what accident is $o matter, that one Of my class was ill and solitary. I received no other descrip t r tion of him than that he lived in this street. Beginning, my inquiries at the first house in it I have found him." "I have been ill, sir," returned the student, not merely with a modest hesitation, but with a kind of awe of him, "but am greatly better. An attack of fever—of the brain, I believe—has weakened me, but I am much belter.' I can- ntfc say I have been solitary in my illness, or I should forget the min-. istering hand that has been near me." "You are speaking of the keeper's wife," said Redlaw. "Yes." The student bent his head, as if he rendered her some silent homage. The Chemist, in whom there was a cold, monotonous apathy, glanced at the student leaning with his hand upon the couch. "I remembered your- name," he said, "when it was mentioned to me downstairs just now; and I recollect your face. We have held but very little personal communication together?" ."Very little." '"Voti have fetlfed nnd wlth- [fawn from me, more than nhy of the rest, 1 think?" The student signified assent. "And .why?" said the Chemist; not with the least expression of interest, but with n moody, wayward kind of curiosity. "Why?" * * * '"PHE young man, who had heard . him with increasing agitation, cried with sudden earnestness and with trembling lips: "Mr. Redlaw! You have discovered me. You know my secret!" "Secret?" said the Chemist harshly. "I know?" "But, Mr. Redlaw," said the student, "as a just man, and a good man, think how innocent I am, except in name and descent, of participation in any wrong inflicted on you, or in any sorrow you have borne." "Sorrow!" said Redlaw, laughing. "Wrong! What are those to kneV" "For heaven's sake," entreated the shrinking student, "do not let the mere interchange of a few words with me change you like this, Sir! Let me pass again from your knowledge and notice. Let me occupy my old reserved and distant place among those whom you instruct. Know me only by the name I have assumed, and not by that of Longford—" "Longford!" exclaimed the other. "The name my mother bears, Sir," faltered the young man, "the name she took, when she might, perhaps, have taken one more honored." , Redlaw, unmoved, unchanged, "a'nd looking at him with a staring frown, answered by no word or sign. "Mr. Redlaw," said the student faintly, "what I would have said. 1 have said 111, for my strength is strange to me ns yet; but for anything unworthy in this fraud of mine, forgive me, and for all the rest forget me!" * * * "'TllE past is past," said the . Chemist. "It dies like the brutes. Who talks to me of its traces In my life? He raves or lies! If you want money, here it is. 1 came to offer it; and that is all 1 came for. There can be nothing else that brings me here," ha muttered, holding his head again, with both his hands. "There can be nothing blse, and yet—" He had tossed his purse Upon the table. As he fell into this dim cogitation, with himself, the student took it up, and held it out to him. "Take it back, Sir," he said proudly, though not angrily. "I wish you could take from me, with it, the remembrance of your words and ofTer." "You do?" he relovted, with a wild light in his eyes. "You do?" "1 do!" The Chemist went close to him, for the first time, and took the purse, and turned him by the arm, and looked him in the face. "There is sorrow and trouble in sickness, is there not?" he demanded, with a Inugh. The wondering student answered, "Yes." "In-its unrest, in its anxiety, in its suspense, in all its train of physical and mental miseries?" said the Chemist, with a wild unearthly exultation. "All best for- fotten, are they not?" The student did not answer, but again passed his hand, confusedly, across his forehead. Redlaw still held him by the sleeve, when Milly's voice. was heard outside. Redlaw released his hold, as he listened. • "Of all the visitors who could come here," he said, in a hoarse alarmed voice, turning to his companion, "this is the one I should desire most to avoid. Hide me!" The student opened a frail door in the wall, communicating with a small inner room. Redlaw passed in hastily, and shut it after him. (To Be Continued) Many Who Went Down oivUSSb Liscome Bay Gave Own Lives Trying to Save Shipmates | Crommelin said. &y EUGENE BURNS Pearl Harbor, Dec. 14 —(/P) When the U. S. S. Liscome Bay, escort aircraft carrier, sank In n mass of •planes off Mukin island Nov. 24, Ihe torpedoed vessel carried down many men svlio ransomed the lives of llieir shipmates with their own. The Japr.nesc submarine's torpedo struck on the starboard side around 5:13 a. m., said Capt. John G. Crommelin. Jr., of Montgomery, Ala., who told the story of the next and final 20 minutes of the carrier's career. Crommelin, chief of staff of Rear Atlm. Henry M. Mulllnix, who was lost with the ship, clove from the flight deck with even less on than a new-born babe, because "1 left part of my hide behind." Coming from a shower bath and wearing only a bath towel when the torpedo exploded. Crommelin .oined officers and enlisted men in efforts to save lives. "The lights went out but flames ighted the ship's interior Instant- y." he added. The gasoline and oil-fed flames burned off Crommelin's hair, seared his right side, shoulder, legs and the soles of his feet. "The first men topside were a flight squadron leader, Lt. Comclr. Marshall Beebc, of Anaheim. Calif., and a young pilot named Helms, who were half carrying, half dragging a seaman who had a broken lc«," Crommelin said. The seaman scorned to be dying, but Beebe and Helms put a - life jacket on him and the ship's doctor, Lt. Comdr. J. B. Rowe of Milford. Mich., gave the man some morphine. "They threw him overboard, and I'll be damned if the kid didn't live, and was picked up," Crommelin said. Deliverately, calmly, WiltsiS lowered himself to the luingnr decs which was burning fiercely," th| officer related. "He conferred wluj the executive officer, then went int, the [laming sectors to innke n curd foil inspection, refusing to wnlk of| his ship." Fights Last Night By The Associated Press Philadelphia — Ike Wlllinins| 134, Trenton, N. .!., outpointed] Muyon Pndlo, H4, Philadelphia. I0,| New York — Lulu CoslunliiiO.I 134 1-2, Now York, outpointed Guide, 133 1-2, New York, 10. Baltimore — Jimmy llnteher.i 134 1-2, Coast Guard, outpointed! Jimmy Collins. 134, Baltimore. 10. Chicago —Dan Merritt, 200, Cleveland, knocked out Jimmy Hooves, 171, Cleveland, 2. <T Qlnghamton — Johnny Green, 150, Buffalo, scored a technical knockout over Don Eddy, 140, Niagara Fnlls (2). Nashville Credit <T Meet Wednesday Ten years of scrvbice to farmers in Howard, Tlempstead, Nevada, Pike, Sevier, Clark and, Hot Spring Counties will .be oil served Wednesday, December 15th, when the Stockholders of the Nashville Production Credit Association will hold their Annual Meeting nt the Court House in Nashville. (J A very interesting program has been outlined with Mr. S. A. Morrow, Vice President of the Production Credit Corporation of St. Louis, as guest spcnker. The topic of Mr. Morrow's address "1 had difficulty walking because wiH be^'Our Tcnth_ Anniversary? my burned feet were painful and Market Report ness about seven years ago, Arkansas Gazette said today. the For Your Gift Shopping : ' Make This An Electric Christinas t Pre^War Floor Lamps gnd.Tqble Lamps t Christmas Tree Lighting Sets t Desk Fluorescent Lamps, and a f'Complete Line of Fluorescent Fixtures t Electric Candle Sticks • A Complete Line of Bedroom, Bath and Kitchen Light Fixtures t A Complete Stock of Electric Accessories See Then at Qyr Pisplay Room end Shop ALLEN ELECTRIC CO. f«il Hth St. increases for manufacturers, claiming that present OPA price lids prevented adequate production of certain civilian goods. This falling off in production has been particularly noticeable in textile output, where manufacturers have abandoned low-priced lines to produce higher-priced goods where profit margins are greater, WPB sources said. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, Dec. 14 — (fi"i — Led by rye which advanced to new seasonal peaks, all grain futures contracts firmed and in most . cases ,'^ipwed gains today after aaweak opening in which nervousness was displayed over pending hard wheat ceilings and outcome of the subsidy program. Purchasing of December rye by arge commission houses immediately disclosed a scaracity of offerings with the result that the market rallied around 5 cents from the early low. Strength was a feature m the oats pit, the May contract going to a new high. All wheat futures sold at a new seasonal high, December crossing $1.71 and selling within less than one cent of the outside possible ceiling price mentioned by the trade. Closing at or near the day's high, wheat finished 1-2 to 1 1-8 higher than yesterday's close, December $1.70 7-8, May $1.66 7-8—1.67, and oats closed 1-8 off to 5-8 up, December 82, the ceiling. Rye closed 1 1-8 to 3 1-2 cents higher, December $1.24 1-2, and barley ended the day 1 3-8 off 1-8 up, December $1.25 5-8. Cash wheat none. Corn, No. 5 yellow 1.05 1-4"—1.08 1-4; sample grade yellow 74—1.01 1-4. Oats, sample grade white 80. Barley, malting 1.25—1.45 nom. NEW YORK STOCKS New York, Dec. 14 — (/P)— The long-depressed aircrafts enjoyed a modest rally in today's stock market but many recently strong industrial leaders continued to battle unsuccessfully against profit taking. The list slipped after a fairly ducks 17 1-2; geese 23 -2. beef cows 11.00-50; common medium 9.0-10.75; medium The newspaper asserted an injunction suit has been prepared by churchmen to restrain the convention from using a $37,000 suplus in its mission fund as part of a $10,000000 pre-Christmas "Token" payment to note holders. The convention at its recent annual meeting voted to make the repayments as a "moral obligation." The Gazette said some churches here had delayed payment of 1944 contributions pending assurance Jhe money will not be used in the 'token" payments. The newspapeV quoted members of the hospital board as saying they would refuse to contribute to the mission fund from a hospital surplus on the ground they might be held legally liable for the money. Thumb 1$ o Key Wer«J in This Cose Lexington, Ky. -—MP)— An auxiliary policeman, asked by the girl clerk at a bank for identification papers, produced his policeman's card bearing photograph, fingerprints and other information. "Rt. Thumb" under the fingerprint caught the clerk's glance, and she asked: . - '-•..;••'., "Your name is Robert Thurfcb?" steady opening but there was no urgent liquidation. While declines 81 fractions to 2 points were widespread near the close, a few advances ran to a point or so. Isolated wider swings were in evidence. Transfers were light throughout, approximately 700,000 shares for the full proceedings. Bonds were uneven. ST LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111., Dec. 14 —VP)— Hogs, 21,000; opening steady on 180ilbs up; 170 Ibs down steady to 10 lower; sows steady; good and choice 20-270 Ibs mostly 13.70 180-190 Ibs 13.15-40; 140-170 Ibs 11.00-li;.40; sows largely 12.10-15. Cattle, 5,500; calves, 1,500; fairly active and generally steady good and choice steers 13.50-15.25; medium 12.25-13.00; good mixed yearlings and heifers 13.00-65; common and medium 9.0-12.75; good and and good sausage and beef bulls 9.2511.25; good and choice vealers 15.25; medium and good 12.75 and 14.00; nominal range slaughter steers 9.75-16.00, slaughter heifers 9.00-15.50, stocker and feeder steers 8.0-13.25. Sheep, 4,500; early sales confined to a few odd lots good and choice lambs to local butchers 14.75-15.00, steady with Monday. NEW ORLEANS COTTON New Orleans, Dec. 14 —Iff 1 )—Cotton futures closed steady, 15 cents to $1.10 a bale lower: Dec high 19.60 — low 19.43 — close 19.48B off 22 Jan high 19.59 — low 19.59 — close 1B.62B off 4 Mch high 19.71 — low 19.60 — close 19.60 off 4 May high 19.54 — low 19.40 — close 19.47-48 off 4 Jly high 19.34 — low 19.20 — close • 19.27-30 off 4 Oct high 18.96 — low 18.87 — close 18.94-95 off 3 Spot cotton closed quiet 20 cents a bale lower. Sales 1,225. Low middling 15.81, middling 19.46, good middling 19.91, receipts 5,559, stock 208,195. One of the jobs of the women in the British auxiliary service is to collect spider webs for use in precision sighting instruments. Senate .Gets (Continued Srom Page One) oil exploration and production. The House struck out a provision which would have shifted oil price control from the OPA to Interior Secretary Ickes, who advocates higher ceilings. Meanwhile, a 'three-member Senate subcommittee tried to find a basis for compromise on food subsidies, with orders from the Banking Committee to make a report by tomorrow if possible. Majoiity Leader Barkley (Ky.), and Senator Taft (R-Ohio) thought a system of limited subsidies might be worked out to hold down retail food prices but Senator Bankhead (D-Ala), third member of the subcommittee, declared he saw " ground for compromise." the catwalks were piled high with sharp debris. I could do little but direct the men." Crommelin cited Lt. Comdr. Buzz Carroll, of Long Island, N. Y., an enlisted man in the last war. for unselfish heroism. Carroll was cut across the stomach from shoulder to hip. but he went below decks to help trapped men free themselves, and lugged wounded men to escape hatches. "Finally one enlisted man said Mr. Carroll, you wait here and Til get you a life jacket.' and started into a burning compartment," Crommelin related. "When Carroll saw the enlisted man was determined to go into the raging five, he relented, and promised he'd work his way topside. But half way up flames hit him and knocked him clown, and he the him NEW YORK COTTON New York, Dec. 14 — <JP)- Cotton prices seesawed over a narrow range today and failed to develop a decisive trend. Routine trade price fixing and rebuying by New Orleans interests coincident with a rally in grains was offset by light hedging and local liquidation. Late afternoon prices were 15 to 25 cents a bale lower. Dec 19.51, Mch 19.51, May 19.31. 4 Futures closed 5 cents a bale higher to 5 cents lower: Lego) Notice London Advocates Uniform Policy Milwaukee, Wis., Dec. 14 —- UP— Alf M. Landon today had come out conditionally for identical Republican and Democratic foreign policy planks in 1944. The 193C GOP presidential nominee said his party would meet the Democrats halfway in writing a plank, but he added that the Republicans must be informed of international achievements and pledges and must get a guarantee from the Democratic party that the plank would not be changed. Landon told a Republican meeting last night that he had discussed such a possibility with Secretary of State Cordell Hull. slipped into the water when young enlisted man ordered to." Dr. Rowe, who was in the water swimming from one man to another to give first aid, found Carroll with his head hanging down. Carroll failed to respond to the doctor's ministrations, and Rowe said later the man had lost loo much blood while helping others. Crommelin said he believed Admiral Mullinnix, of Attica, Ind.. failed to escape the ship because of exhaustion. The flag officers had been on the job day and night during the Gilbert islands invasion. Capt. Irving D. Wiltsie of Riverdale, N. Y., the carrier's skipper who also was lost, was on the bridge when the torpedo struck, CHURCH BIRD HOSPITAL Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, has a bird hospital operated by the choirmaster, Canon Renault. It is atop the roof of one of the wings of the cathedral and sick birds have learned to seek out the canon, who keeps watch over them. Jilsf Arrived CHRISTMAS TREES Sizes 3 to 10 Feet ; B & B GROCERY Phone 801 Glass Tops • for Desks, Tables, Dressers Make Christmas Gifts That Are Appreciated ..Bring Your Patterns to Hempstead County Lumber Co. VARIETY... Dinner 45c Choice of Three Meats; Hot Corn Sticks, Hot Rolls.. Choice of Three Vegetables; Dessert and Drink.- It is our intention to serve a varied, well-balanced meal each day. CHECKERED CAFE It's Safe to Be Hungry .~.~. iC'v^yH^ *' f s, » im.. J ^riS^^»^JTS.?.8.J J ,^-Hl K l^.-f^- ^ '''"' tJtit'i.iLaaKajf-fc.A.- L - Mr. Barney Smith. President of the local Association, will present the report of the Board of v Directors. The Annual Report "will be presented by Mr. H. Ai' Firmin, Sccrctnry-Troasurer. • {| An attendance of between three and four hundred is expected, states Mr. Smith. The mectlmg is scheduled to start at 10:00 a. m. Bauxite, used in the making «f aluminum, comes principally from three slates, Arkansas, Alabama and Georgia. , STUDEBAKER GAS ECONOMY SURPRISES HER RATION BOARD' NOTICE OF SAUE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned mortgagee in a mortgage executed by George R. White to the United States on the 3rd day of June, 1941, and duly filed in the office of the Recorder in and for Hempstcad County, Arkansas; the said George R. White having' waived all rights of appraisement, sale and redemption under the laws of the State of Arkansas; pursuant to the powers granted under the terms of the aforementioned mortgage, and by the laws of the State --^ ._ _ „.._.. 6«5c, auu wj iuc i«4 wo UA u*c »aiui.c Dec high 19.51 — low 19.51 — close I of Arkansas, will, on the 21st day 1&.56N unchanged Mch high 19.57 — low 19.44 — close •19.55 up 1 . May high 19.35 — low 19.22 — close 19.34 unchanged Jly high 19.14 — low 1U.03 — close 19.13N oil 1 Oct (new) high 18.95 — low 18.84 — close 18.92-94 o« 1 Middling spot 20.40N off 2. N-nominal. POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, Dec. 14 —(/T'i— Poultry, live, firm', no cars 22 trucks; leghorn hens 22; colored, broilers, fry- ejn? g Jspriugs 25'1-2; rocks, bi-ftflejs, fr'ye"rl,*sprlngs 27 leghorn C 20 1-2; of December, 1943, between the hours of 9 o'clock in the forenoon and 5 o'clock in the afternoon of said djite, at Button Barn, in the County of Hempstead, State of Arkansas, offer for sale to the highest and 'best bidder for cash, the following described property, to-wit: 1 bay mare mule, Kit, 1000 Ibs., : 13; 1 bay horse mule, Sam, 800 » Ibs., 7; 2 sets of plow gear; 3 dozen fruit jars; 1 National pressure cooker. Witness my hand this the llth day of December, 1943. United States of America, By W. M, SPARKS, . £ountyvf5,upervisor. Dec.'14, 1943. ' Kftp your ror up to par with stMdttaktr itrviit Drive in frequently gnd have your car inspected, no matter what make it >i. If adju»t- rnents or repairs teem necetuary, you'll be SJ veil « check li»t of wh(tt needs to be done Efficient mcchftnicj will do the work quickly and *t moderate cost. Come in now. New proof that us*d Studebaki are a stand-out wartime buy M RS. PETERS, who signed the telegram above, w challenged by her ration board to prove she could get, 26 miles per gallon with her Studebakcr Champion. So ^ carefully supervised test pf her Studebaker was made »nd submitted to the board. The test showed even better mileage—and the result was that Mrs. Peters' "B" ration •svas renewed. If you need a more economical car for your essential driving, buy a used Studebaker. But don't wait IQO Jong. They're getting scarce because of big demand. Jjjg!«jgy/ 14, 1943 ergon* I Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Phone 768 Between 8 •. m, and 4 p. m, Archer Motor Co, East Third §treet Hop,e, 1 ^™™«™»B*«» < *» : ;Socioi Calendar Tu « dav > December 14th ' lT J h< j anll "al Pot luck luncheon tot r f lho IHs Gardc » club urn , lhc homc ° r "" »n W uunii; ui jyi [• jj , M. Agce. 411 East Second, Tucs- Iny, 1 o'clock. Mrs. Bill Smith will be co-hostess. Members of the Tuesday Contract Bridge club will be hostesses nl pinner tonight honoring their lius- [Hinds, the home of Mr. nnd Mrs. R. Merndon. Tnc Alnthcan nnd Gleaners clnss- Sunday |s of School the first Baptist will 'have their j. : ..... .....rv, mull illlllliai tnristmas tree and social at Ihe Church educational building, 7:30 m. Members arc asked to brine gift for exchange. [ Louise chapter, Rebeknh lodge vill meet for the purpose of in- |inlion at Ihe lodge, 7:30 p. m. JMrs. L. F. Higgason will be hostess lo members of lhc Winsome cliiss of First Baptist church at her homc, 419 Soulh Hcrvey, 7'30 p. m. Wednesday, December 15th Mrs. Malcolm Portcrfield will entertain members of the Lilac Garden club, 3 q'clock. The Gardenia Garden'club will be entertained by Mrs. Arch Moore and Mrs. C. V. Nunn at the home of the former, 3 o'clock. Roll call response will be made by naming a flower mentioned in the Bible. "Christmas Decorations" will be studied. RIALTO Starts Today and LEO GORCEY - HUNTZ HALL BOBBY JORDAN • GABRIEL DELL NEW SAENGER Lost Times Today •WARNER'S All STAR MUSICAL HIT! Starts Wednesday Merle Brian OBERONandAHERNE FIRST CDOIES Car) ESMOND Thursday, December 16th Hope chapter, 328, Order of the Eastern Slur, the Masonic hall, 7:30 p. m. The election of officers will lake place at this meeting. Friday, December 17th The Builder's class of the Hope Gospel Tabernacle, homc of Mrs. Guy Basyc, Edgewood street, 7:30 p. in. New Officer Installed by W. S. C. S. The Women's Society of Christian Service of the First Methodist church held the last mooting of Ihe year at the church Monday afternoon wllh the retiring president. Mrs. H. O. Kylcr, presiding. The Rev. R. B. Moore was in charge of the impressive installation service for Incoming officers. During the business period rc- prcsenlalivcs of the circles and Ihe Weslcyan Guild gave splendid reports on Ihe year's work. Mrs. R. B. Moore, superintendent of junior work, gave an outstanding report of her work during the pasl year. In behalf of Ihe socioly, Mrs. J. H.'Arnold presenlod Miss Mamie Briant with a life membership for outstanding work through the pasl years. A beautiful story on lhc origin of the carol, "Silent Night", was presented by Mrs. O. A. Graves. The meeting was concluded by Mrs. B. W. Edwards, Mrs. John P. Cox, and Mrs. James McLarty singing the carol. The accompanie- menl was played by Mrs. T. S. McDavill. All circles were well reprcscnlcd. The following women will serve as officers: President, Mrs. B. W. Edwards; vice president, Mrs. D. B. Thompson; recording secretary, Mrs. R. L. Broach; corresponding secretary, Mrs. Linus Walker; Ireas- urer, Mrs. T. R. Billingslcy; local treasurer, Miss Mamie Briant; secretary of Christian and social rc- iilions, Mrs. Ross Bright; education, Mrs. It. O. Kyler, student vork, Mrs. George Newborn, Jr.; ilcraturc, Mrs. A. B. Patten; supplies, Mrs. R. T. White; spiritual life, Mrs. R. M. Briant; local work, Mrs. L. D. Springer; memorials, Mrs. W. W. Johnson. Circle chairmen include: No. 1 (Ward 1), Mrs. .1. B. Kooncc; No. 2 (Ward 1). Mrs Graydon Anthony; No. U (Ward 2), Dr. Virginia Crow; No. 4 (Ward 2), Mrs. W. C. Miller; No. 5 (Ward 3), Mrs. John Arnold; No. G (Ward 4), Mrs. Edwin Ward. Coming and Going After a two-week visit with Mr. and Mrs. Leo H. Garland, who have recently moved to Crawfordsvillc, Ind., Miss Pauline Samuel has returned to her homc. Mrs. Anna Judson has been the Hiic.sl of her daughter, Mrs. L. E. Tnlley, and Mr. Tallcy in Beaumont, Texas for lhc pasl several weeks. She returned to her'home Sunday. Misses Marion Mauser, Rose Mary Coop, and Belly Robins were in Texurkanu Sunday afternoon to attend the DBS tea, the guests of Miss Kalherine Ann O'Dwyer. Mrs. William McGill has returned from Poplar Bluff, Mo. where she visited Mr. McGill. She was accompanied home by little Miss Mary Frances Billingslcy of Little Rock. Personal Mrs. Robert Levins has recovered sufficiently from a recent append- icectomy to be removed to her home 420 South Grady. Mrs. Olmstead Dies After a Long Illness Mrs. W. H. Olmstead, a lifelong resident of Hempstcad county, died at her homc here today. She had been in ill health a number of years. Funeral arrangements arc in- complcle, pending arrival of relatives. She is survived by l\vo sons, William Olmstead of Hope, and Joe Olmstead of San Antonio, Texas and a daughter, Mrs. Max Calla of ihrevcport, La. Widely-Known Fulton Woman Dies Today Mrs. Marlhn Ellen Wilson, 68, well-known Fulton woman, died at her home early today. She had lived at Fulton many years. Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Wedncsduy at the family home in Fulton with the Rev. D. N. Jackson of Laurel, Miss., officiating. She Is survived by 4 daughters, Mrs. Dave Dickcrson, Mrs Charles Rowland, and Mrs. J. J. Licblong of Fulton, Mrs. T. O. Smith of Little Rock, 3 sons, J. E. and C H. Wilson of Fulton, Joe B. Wilson of Grcglown, Texas, 3 sisters, 2 brothers, 10 grandchildren nnd 8 great-grandchildren. Active pallbearers will be the grandchildren. Air Medal Is Awarded to Sgt. Cornelius Thirteenth AAF Headquarters in the South acific announced recently that S/Sgt. Earl B. Cornelius, son of Mrs. Lois Carey, 5005 Richwny, Shreveporl, La., has been awarded the Air Medal for "meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flights on combat operational missions. All of these flights were of a hazardous nature during which enemy opposition was mel, or during which the airplane traversed an area where enemy anti-aircraft fire was effective, or where enemy fighter patrols were habitually encountered." A nose gunner on a heavy American bomber in the Solomons, Sgt. Cornelius, whose home address is 3303 West 7th St.. Little Rock, Ark., attended Little Rock High School,' before entering the service August 18, 1942, at Shroveport, La. He had previously earned the Good Conduct Ribbon for exemplary military service. Sgt. Cornelius in describing the most exciting experience of his flying days when during an attack on a Jap airdrome in the Solomons his plane was surprised by a new type of enemy fighter, tells how after his first burst of machine gun fire at "the enemy plane, his guns stopped and he was forced to' change clh guns by hand. However he states thai he was able to get them into operation again and in time to shoot down in flames the attacking plane. "The bombing mission was successful," Sgt. Cornelius concluded, "as many hits were scored on the enemy runway and revetment areas." Brother of Hope Woman Wins Medal Pvt. Joseph M. Grace, brother of Mrs. Dennis Bell of Hope, has received the award of the Purple Heart for wounds received in uclion against the enemy in ftaly, a letter from Lt. Col. Earl H. Hill, commander, notified the family today. The letter contained the presentation. The family here last heard from Pvt. Grace in October when an English comrade wrote the former Hope boy hud been wounded. Mrs. Bell has two other brothers in the service, Sgt. William C. Grace, stationed in Australia and Sgt. Smeade Grace, stationed in Italy. Municipal Court r Miserable With A HEAD COLD? just try 3,pum*»« Va-tro-nol up each nostril. It U) shrinks swoJknI K? branes, (2) soothes irritation, and (3) helps clear cold -clogged nasal passages. Fol- jow the complete di- rectiQns in folder, You Can Learn Home Nursing ,,. You can make a vital contribution to Victory by learning to keep your family Well ... by nursing them when they're sick. Conserve medical knowledge and skill for the armed forces. Enroll in a HOME NURSING Class without delay! The Leading Druggist Ward & Son Phone Weve Got !t City Docket: A. L. Kirkpatrick, disturbing the peace, forfeited $10 cash bond. Andrew Hutson, drunken driving forfeited $25 cash bond. Bert Durham, drunkenness, plea of guilty, fined $10. Mack M c E 1 r o y, drunkenness, pica of guilty, fined $10. A. L. Kirkpatrick, drunkenness, forfeited $15 cash bond. The following forfeited a $10 cash bond on a charge of drunkenness: T. M. Moxley, Dalton Jones, Otis Wyatt, Charles Thornton, Emmet Curry, Oscar Hosier, Ira N. Bishop, Joss Atkins, Bernard Lewis, Dorsey Burns, Charlie Crosnoe, Quillin Smith. J. E. Quillin, unlawful parking, tried, fined $5. State Pocket: Mack Langston, wearing masonic emblem without authority, tried, fined $25 ($15 of fine remitted). Annius Chcntham, possessing un- laxed liquor, forfciled $50 cash bond. Bill Robins, speeding, forfeiled $5 cash bond. James Hester, disturbing the peace, plea of guilty, fined $10. Charles Hester, disturbing the peace, tried, fined $5. . Dale Adcock, receiving stolen property, tried, fined $25 and one day in jail; notice of appeal, bond fixed at $110. ' N. G. Noc, traffic violation, tried, found not guilty, More Sauerkraut to Be Released Washington, Dec. 14 —UP—Mrs. Housewife was advised today that she could revamp her menu again —this time to make way for sauerkraut boon companion of frankfurters. The Wur Food Administration announced ti was making available for civilian use all warehouse supplies of canned kraut which had been set aside for the armed forces, as well as the rest of this seasons pack. wfrn^^^^^^^^J-fefe'^^CST^S^^Pt^frffea^'CT'^&gHa!'^ y*a5*»^^.^^¥|^r'^^ MOM STA*, MOM, ARKANSAS Hope Boy Cited lor Heroism in Crash An Eighth AAF Bombe? Command Station, England.—Dec. 14.-' Staff Sergeant Henry B. McRao, 25, of Hope, Ark., was one of £he members of a Service Squadron nt this Eighth Air Force Flying Fort- ress Base who disregarded personal danger to assist In saving the household effects of an English home set afire when a Flyifag Fortress loaded with bombs crashed in the yard and blew up. Ignoring the danger of exploding bombs 20 yards away, Sgt. McRae and other men from his squadron rushed into the flaming house and '•H succeeded in removing most of the furnishings to safety. The occupants of the house were only slightly injured, but all members of the bomber crew were killed. Sgt. McHac's mother, Mrs. Bertha McRae, and his wife, Dolores, live at 1113 E. 3rd St., Hope, Ark. CIVIC LEADEN DIES Clarksvllie, Dec. 14 —(/P)—Daneil Watson Johnson, 62, a leading figure in the development of the Clarksvilie gas field and former Johnson county representative in the legislature, died last night after a heart attack. Four sons survive. He served in the house of representatives in 1929, 1931 and 1939. COOK ON WELFARE Little Rock, Dec. 14 Cook, former Pulaski county and twice ah unsuccessful * natorial candidate! was appointed to the Welfare Commission by.Go ernor Adkins yesterday td sueccl W. J. Duncan, Augusta, . . , , term expired last March 13. 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