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,,-,,,„,„ • *vt r^T^* : v^ .T^^eSKPS-^ \*\ 'ft. HOPS STAR, H 0 ? E, Thursday, December' 14, 1*43 H 6 P I STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS 1»S7 I , ^^^jtftA li.^ah" •*- *"** dM^Muiyi^ ^~ ^^WT , WWK'*UUy QTTWTiOCfl Wy N» ffolMilhtf Co. inc.,. , lWW JMflfrAiWfc H. wolMMtn) bWkfcnOi.i)2-ii* South Walnut '& r n - * \** 99 *» ittttMIc* at H Morth fndttit ot ttif Af kettles, undtt the *H rtApit-Mfeifis (WtAJ— Means New Pr«» Newspaper Enttrprlso Au'n (ANrayi Payabte In )t By city carrlcf, p« week ISc; H«5npsf«od, Nevada, Howard, Miller ana /"r*}£Sfa£'*te counties, J3.50 per year; «IM' . «* In* Associated Pran: The Associated Press fs exclusively entitled to lftt u** fof republlcctlon of all news dls- .liofchei credited to tt or not otherwise •^edited In this paper and also the local news published herein. , «( 4riMfit*« AdrcrtHtHf MayrcWntatlvt- kriMMM Doll)**. Inc.; Memphis, Tenn, ,t«rkk Building; Chicago, 400 North Mich- fofi Avenue; New Ybr* City, 292 Madison '<v«V Detroit, Miefv, 2641 vV. Grand Blvd.; Oktahomo City, 414. Terminal IBcta.: New Orleans. 722 Union St.. Hold Everything thirty Seconds Over tofcyo BASSO 0N THE FORTHCOMING B®ok-of-the»Month ly CAPT. TIt> W. EDITED BY BOB C«MSlttiNl "Promise me, Junior, that you'll stay out of the Commandos!" Magnesium is the abundant element. sixth most Leaves From Notebook of tondent BOYLE i,i>An American Air Base in the Mediterranean, Doc. 11 — (rj 0 . _(/).,_ Seeing Capl. John R sitting luxuriously in a hotel r ^ 'shop getting a manicure. *«V, M pw, I've seen everything," ex ...claimed Lt. Wilson W. Hopkins of --Durham, N. C. "You mjght ej . pect that from a pilot or a navigator — ,.,1)111 ,,hot from a bombardier No •«. never from a bombardier. Home Front Blood Saves a Life sv* ^^g* SIDE GLANCES By Galbraith The gas needles knocked 'on the peg ... •JUST AS THE GAS needles began to knock.against J the peg I spotted a tiny 1,500 foot emergency landing field/at a place named Ilwaco, Wash. The' gas helil out just, long enough for me to circle the field three times and decide how I was going to set down .our touchy load. We had 300 pounders with us. The onty thing to do was land like the Nfavy: a ker- plunk, buc just enough'of a. far-plunk to slow it down a little and not enough to break anything. So I put the wheels down on a concrete road atid went like a bat out , »f Hell across a little ditch, on to the field and splashed Ellen trimmed the free and waited. through three big shallow puddles. The mud was just about right. It slowed us down but didn't crack our nose wheel. AV'e stopped in good time but then the wheels began sinking into the mud and the props, still spinning, churned into the stuff and buckled. We got out and it made me sick to look at the plane. It looked hopeless. Ellen trimmed the Christmas tree that night and waited. I guess it was tough on her, but finally one of the boys back at the field got in touch with her and told her I was okay. 1 had Christmas dinner with an llwaco lumberman. He was real kind, but I kept thinking about Ellen and how 1 kept thinking about her ... we had planned to be together for our first Christmas— and how something always seemed to pull us apart. Back at AlcChord we soon got some news'that excited all of us. Our squadron was ordered to Columbia, S. C., by way of Minneapolis, for patrol work against the German subs off the Atlantic Coast. Once again it was goodbye for Ellen and me. 1 didn't know it, but the whole bewildering machinery of the raid on Japan was already beginning to function. At (Minneapolis, we got word that Davey Jones, who hail been with our squadron commander, Captain Ed- "It's a dangerous job," he taid. ward J. York, wanted all of us to meet him at his hotel.' ,,We all strolled into Davey's big suite—there were' 35 of us—and sat around on beds and chairs, smoking and clowning, Davey closed the doors. And when he finally ( spoke, he didn't raise his voice. "There's been a change," he said. "We're not going to work out of Columbia. • Captain York wanted me to talk to yon arxl see how many] ! of you would volunteer for a special mission. "It's dangerous, important and interesting," he added quietly. "i (Continued tomorrow) Drawings copyright. 19<S, by Kins Features Syndicate, Inc. Text copyright, 1913, by Random House, Inc. A Book-of-the-Month Club selection, to b« published July 12. By Hershberger FUNNY BUSINESS OUT OUR WAY OUR BOARDING HOUSE with Major Hoople I BELIEVE IT BETTER TO HAVE. THE DOOR.S1OP OM THE DOOR THAKJ OM THE. WALL--"TDD MOVE. THE DOOR-TO MOP UMDER IT ~> LOOK,O4U\\.' DO SOU A FLEET OF A PHOTOGRAPHIC. NOU DIG P\ VOBLt.1 VEH, BUT LOOK WHAT COULD HAPPEM WITH AM ARMLOAD OF DISHES/ WHY-- MOTHIN WILL ' X EVER HAPPEN) TO vou WITH DISHES •- OMLV ESCAPlK]' FRONA 'EM.' SO < HELP ME,lf= VOU LISTEW TO HER KIWD OF CRITICS THRU.' It^TO THESE: TO^AES TO SETTLE A MOOT POlt^T 5UPPO&B A MAtvii CELL'S HE ONCE PRE&Bf^TEO TO HIS VVMFE — HW<-mX\< / '- AND OP SUCH *50-OFFER FOR GLADSTONE i<s>. KILLING MKVICC. INC. T..M. KtC. U '."Oh, yes, you"d,sail right into Tokyo and end the war in r a week—but I've been trying for a month to get you to '-> < fix a leaky, faiufet!" MOTHERS GET GRAY "Just a hint will do! 1 By Walt Disney High and Dry Donald Duck Leslie Turnei Who's a Dummy? Wot* TubS« LOOK. CAPTAIN i THE TRUCK . RECONNAISSANCE UNttS WEREN'T FOOLED V/ POMMIES, 6RUNNER! m WUM&,50 O' THEM BUT WE WCATE THE REAL TOOLWORKS MAYBE THAT TRUCK TO THE FACTOfty! IF WE COULD OMIY FOLLOW IT; NOTH6R HOUR REVEALS MORE SUMMIES.BUT NOSI6NOFTWE By Kred Harmon Camouflage Thimble Theater "Popeye..Will..Follow..Suit THAT STRANGE WONDER WH IF f\£ LOOK \-OINDOVO, OKAV, I AIN'T SO CERTIMd I UJAMTS TO EMLISK THE NAW AIN'T UKEJ ITOMCE'TIJUAS T-^ THEV GOT A 8UK1CH OF KIDS 1 IT WOUJ-JUST LI'L <IDS IM SAILOR SUITS SEE LITTLE &EA.VER, By Edpar Martin •00*1 and Her Buddies Copr 1943. Kino Fotitiei Syndicate, Int.. Vt'oil VEVfc fcOWe\WKi<a By V, T. Homlin M6V/THAYS WATER DOWM WhWTH DIS4G-DOKX3 MESS HAVE I GOTIMTO UOW? THEBE UNDER By Chic Young The Chameen ana Winnah! Freckle* ana His Friends COME, PEAR. LET PAPPV TAXEVDUt? TH1N6SOFF GO IN. LARD A SLEER/ WORRY, ITU.SIART 0ETTIWG WARM PRETTY JUST KEEP YOUR how a ground officer foi w»s a bombardier on a D e11 ' H . ,.. fit's 'been ten months since I had ? manicure," he said defensively Back home my wife used lo give tne one every week." "Yeah, tell us another," said Hopkins. "She doesn't speak English and she and the bnrbor both think all •American airmen arc crazy." What a war," said Hopkins. boldiers getting manicures, what a war." A voice from the darkness of a GI tent: "Well, I finally figured out the system of treatment at thai infirmary. If you come in wflh a small fever, the doc gives you n little -.aspirin. If you've got a real fever, he gives you a medium-sized as. plrin. If you don't look like you'll last out the night, he shoots the works — and gives you n big aspirin. "That's the way I got il figured out. I've never been able to rate higher than thai medium-sized aspirin myself.". .That reminded me of a captain, .in Algiers who went to a headquarters doctor for treatment of a sly on .his eye. , "Well you know there really isn't •^much we can do about a sty," said ""Ihe doctor. "I ( can wash it out with !. boric acid, .but it wouldn'l make much difference. Come back in a couple of days if the pain gels'so btfd you can't stand it." That's fairly typical. Wounded men always get the best of niton- lion, but' Ihe farther doctors are from the front the more hardboiled is their altitude toward minor soldier aches and pains. The manner in which Germany will ullimalely collapse is of great . interest to Bruce Hopper, Harvard professor in internnlional politics and historian of the American Eighth Air Force, because there is no historical parallel. "You've never seen a secret police state break us," he said recently. "With even a German army's generals being watched by The World Has Become a Main Street to American Soldiers ®- Once more blood from "The Unknown Donor" back in the U. S. saves the life of an American lighter abroad. A bayoneted rifle, stuck in the sand'of Tarawa's bench supports the flask of precious plasma a Marine gives a wounded comrade, while two other Leathernecks pack the wounds with sulpha powder ond dress them. (Marine Corps photo.) Have a Christinas Coffee! By HAL BOYLE „ An -American Heavy .Somber Base, in the Mediterranean area, Dec. 8 '— (Delayed) — Uncle Sam gave him a number: 17,076,752. His army dog tag lists his firsl name as "Cornelius" and that's what his mother originally had put on the Baptismal certificate. All right. She added "Gerald" for his middle name, but nobody ever addressed him as "Cornelius Gerald." It was simpler to avoid a fist fight and call him "Neil." His (mother didn't raise liirh ,"to' bo a soldier. She was an Irish immigrant and wanted him to become a priest. In those days Irish families Were so large it paid to have a priest and lawyer in every clan — the priest to guide them Into heaven, the lawyer to keep them out of jail. When Neil's mother saw her plan wasn't going to pan out she tried to make a dentist out of him. But saving people's teeth didn't appeal to him any more than saving their souls. He didn't want to make people belter. He just want cd to sell them something —food. He liked to see people happy, and he never remembered seeing any- so he went into his dad's meat and grocery business in midtown Kansas' City. When his dad died six years ago he took over. He was chubby and healthy looking and used to repeat his dad's sales talk when customers asked Neil then look me over to his quarters — a tenl with a wooden floor and shelves made of sawed flown boxes — and introduced me to his roomales, all fellow ground Crew men. ' They were Pfc. Loo Giebcl, 33, who used lo run a tavern in Fond- Du-Lac, Wis.; Pvt. Richard C. Gillard, 24, a pre-medic student of Muskgeon, Mich.; and Pvt. Fred Van Carr, 25, a former restaurant counterman, of Wallham. Mass. Miss Santo Clout ,'.) After a supper of p'btatoes and coffee, two mashed eaten from rriess kits in the squadron dining hall, we adjourned lo "The House That Gicbel Built." This is the formal name of Ihc Icnl shack .Where Neil lived. :': "II looked a little crude but it's the best place we've had yet," he said. Later his friend, Cpl. James Abraham 24, a forester from Gen- csce, Idaho, came over and we all spent the evening bulling over a boltle of sweet vino. The talk was about the war and how soon it would be over. Neil and the other ground crew men didn't think it could end before next summer and figured il would be monlhs after that before they could hope lo go home. "I'm going to open a new store after I've been back awhile," Neil said. "And I'm going to put a 20 foot chain around my leg and bolt it-lo the meat block in my store. Then I'm going to throw the key away. I'll be .through with travel- him if he handled the best grade j.ijng," of meat. He would say "Lady :1 Be'fc •Y WEARING YOUR PLATIS IVIRY DAY-HELD SNUG ftCOMFORTAILETHIS WAY F»ce-lines sag—wrinkles form—when plates remain unworn, Avoid this—hold iilutea firmly all day, every day with thia "comfort-cushion," a dentist's formula. I. Dr. Wernet'i Pow- J.World'alarBeataell- dirlcti you enjoy . Ingplute powder. • 'Holid fooda, avoid em- 3. Economical; Hmall tiarratumt>nt of loose amount luata longer, platen. Helpa prevent 4, Pure and Imrmleiui tore gums, —pleasant tasting. M*vm!ih-30t. MoiHy bock if IM* Mishit* r. Wernet's Powder Hi ( I'MMI Nf)M) UY MUKL LUNIISI^j IH(\N ANY OIHtH! TDEAL answei- to your holiday I A party problems this year is a charming and traditional "Coffee." You're going to entertain this Christmas, of course, but you're duty-bound to keep all parties simple.Jnexpqn- sive, ration-free-and fun! A Coffee fills the bill on all counts. Coffee is plentiful in n season of shortages; a | coffee party can be as simple as you want.,, and still be a conversation- stimulant, a warm, friendly gathering, an impressive occasion. Everybody will welcome an invitation to a Coffee. Serve the coffee from a buffet: Be a charming hostess at your "Coffee" by making it a buffet party. Saves you time, steps and space, besides being an added decorative holiday note for your room. If you have a coffee service, this is the time — of all times—to take it out,, dust it off and use it. A bowl of fruits and nuts, little cakes, dainty sandwiches, a bit of candy, and good coffee are all you need. But be sure to make that coffee good. Brew to the full • Glass Tops • for Desks, Tables, ^ Dressers A/l<3ke Christmas Gifts That ;,-• Are Appreciated .Bring Your Patterns to Hempstead County Lumber Co, capacity of the pot, and use enough freshly roasted and ground coffee to make the beverage strong, full-bodied and truly a "party" brew. Here's a delicious recipe for Quick Coffee Cocoa Fudge that you'll want to have mnde xip during the whole holiday season. The recipe is tested, of course, and it's guaranteed to be popular with everyone who tastes it. Quick Coffee Cocoa Fudg* 2 tablespoons shnrtcnlnu 5 tablespoons Iwt colfee % teaspoon suit 1 pound sifted confectioner's suitir % cup cocou Place shortening and the hotcoffee in top of double boiler and beat over- boiling water until shortening is' melted, Mix salt, sugar and cocoa and sift together. Stir in confectioners' sugar in 3 installments, beating thoroughly after each addition. If necessary, add a little more hot coffee. When mixture is well blended and smooth, remove at once from hot water, pour in greased 7x7-inch pan and cut in squares, eat it myself. You don't see me looking sick, do you?" when they asked if the meat was fresh he would answer "throw away your knife and fork. You can eat this steak with a spoon." ' About a year ago he closed his doors. Uncle Sam wanted him for a new meat business—the business of helping make mincemeat of the Axis. So he went to work for the air force and his wife Helen went to work for the Kansas CUy Power and Light Company. He was standing by the ; door to (he squadron orderly room when I drove up in a jeep and surprised him. For a second he didn't recognize me — he had no idea I was within 500 miles of him. Then he grinned like he used to when he was an altar boy and he exlaimed: "Well, lookee who's here?" He walked over. We shook hands hard and looked each other over. He said "Welcome, stranger!" It was just like we were'kids again, like the time we had our picture taken on the same donkey. We hadn't met for 18 months and we looked a little strange to each other in uniform. He was wearing a suntan shirt and fatigue pants. He had a slight cut on his cheek and the knuckles on his right hand were bruised and swollen. "1 had a dicussion with some- Italian dockworkers on the quality of the Italian soldier," he explained. "Th6y didn't mind rny views but I don't think they liked my gestures so we had a little session of that co-belligerency." "Where've you been the last year?" I -asked. I knew he had changed outfits and rambled around the globe a bit. "Oh, Australia, Munda, Cairo," he said. "I spent 43 days on 'one bout. I've driven a truck 1,000 miles across the desert, but I've never ridden a camel, I had the sand-fly fever in Africa but it wasn't bad." Before midnight we doushcd the lights and crawled into the blankets on our cots. '•Goodnight," Neil said drowsily before he fell asleep. "It's sure been good to see you. I wish you didn't have to leave in the morning." , "I wish I didn't too," I told him. "But I'll be back." • From his breathing I could tell he was soon asleep. .Neil was my brother lying there in the darkness. I thought how typical our meeting was of the many American family reunions that take place every day now overseas. You never can tell in what far corner of the globe you may run across a brother or a cousin. The world has become main street. Neil came one way around it. I came the other. And here we were ogeiher in a tent in a mudrimmcd airfield. : I wondered what our mother was .hinking out in that big frame lo'use in Kansas City where she •aised four boys and a daughter. The government recently pinned a -A tag on her last two sons at lome and I know she has been worried about Neil. I am taking this way to let her cnbw he is okay — although for ill his army training he still hasn't earned how to counter a right hand sunch like my brother, Ed, featherweight king of the Missouri poultry dealers. This Christmas -we have female Santas gathering coins for the •needy, as does Toni Annotone of Chicago shown-here on a Volunteers .of- America' -chimney.; Manpower: shortage, 'y'knpw,- Accidently Learns to Be a Tailor S«ck to Oust Liquor From .Arkansas Little Rock, Dec. 15 — (fP)— A proposal that H sfcohsftf a constitutional amendment to return Arkansas to outright pr6hibiUon will come up before the Arkansas Anti- Saloon League bbard here next month. Subt, Clyde C. Coulter, announcing the meeting saJd, "my person' al opinion is that it is'too soon to initiate a bill for constitutional prohibition. It may be better to wait until the next session of the legislature in 1945." Nine counties and several towns and townships nave voted out legal sales of alcoholic -beverages Under Initialed Act No. 1, sponsored by Yonks to Return to Civilian Life . Camb Claibome, La. — (JP) — If an official survey made here can be considered a cross-section of Army opinion, only two per cent of the nation's soldiers expect to'remain in .the Army after the war. Eighty-six per cent of the men here said they expect to return to their pre-induction gobs. Most of them said they are doing the same type of work in the Army that they did in' civilian life, and will re< quire little "brushing up."' Twelve per cent are undecided as to the future, and don't expect to make up their minds until peace ,is a taore Solid'prospect. The Spirit Proved to Be Just too Much . TelLico Plains, Tenn. beaf hunters had settled the night around a campftr&ln the3 Cherokee National Forest., ""• yersation got around to n A 72-year-old rugged eer reckoned he quit n drinking moonshine whiskx the stuff got to hurting paperman Bert Vincent asktd Tifht"! how milch it would take to huftfi a man. t**> , ft' "Well, I figured that if aiftian'S, drinking a quart and a half'i " it's too much," the t«lurned solemnly. •~r~' {"" f M The national average speed ot /S passenger cars is 9 miles afr*hx .^ a Federal Works Agency "'$fifyey>"J shows. ' l Tired Kidneys Often Bring Sleepless Buys Bonds for Whole Fomily North Camp Polk, La. —(yP)—The North Camp Polk, La. (£•)——Be- Eighth Armored Divison's bond- PORKERS, GORILLAS CLASH Fayettevillc, Dec. 15 —(/P)— Arkansas' fast-improving Razorbacks will lake on Pittsburg, Kan., State Teachers college Gorillas here tonight in their first game agamst outside collegiate cage competition this season. Louis (DenoJ Nichols, recent Ouachita college transfer, will be in the Porker lineup. Hitler's agents we don't know just how a real conspiracy to break up the existing Na/.i system can be' organized, "The individual, we know, can be passively resistant, but we have yet to see how a whole state kept in check by secret police collapses." Hopper believes that German war theory nosv is based on holding out, on the possibility .a rupture will develop between the Allies. For Your Gift Shopping Make This An Electric Christmas • Pre-War Floor Lamps and Table Lamps • Christmas Tree Lighting Sets t Desk Fluorescent Lamps, and a • Complete Line of Fluorescent Fixtures • Electric Candle Sticks - t A Complete Line of Bedroom, Bath and Kitchen Light Fixtures • A Complete Stock of Electric Accessories See Them at Our Display Room and Shop Open Every Night to 9 o'Clock, Including Christmas. Eve. ALLEN ELECTRIC CO, 206 |«,t 14th St. Captured Nazis Say Germany Is Pinning Hopes on Final Attack By DON WHITEHEAD With the Fifth'Army Near Mignano, Italy, Dec. 9 (Delayed)-(/PI— German front line soldiers arc- pinning their hopes of a victory i'ox- the Fatherland on a great offensive next spring, which they call "Vorgeltungschlachot" — a wall of revenge. Prisoners volunteered this story today while being questioned . by American officers. If the German troops question the current luck of Nazi planes over the front it is because of "VergoHungschlacht." If there are no tanks it is because of "Vergel- tungschlacht." If there should be no food, ammunition, artillery support, or supplies, the reason is that these things are being saved for the great day when Germany will lash out with another mighty blow to crush her enemies. Every shortage is explained to the German troops in terms of saving material for the war -of revenge. It seemed incredible to me that Ihe Germans could believe those things. But they do. Out of 109 prisoners questioned, however, only 15 said they still thought Germany could win the war. The others said they believed their Fatherland would lose, but their guess as lo how long the War will last ranged from two weeks to two years. Most of the Germans felt as did one prisoner. He came from Hamburg and was brought to this front Nov. 17. He said unless the "Ver- geltungschlacht" wins for Germany "the Faiherland is lost," On a visit home a few days ago, he said, he saw the results of the steady pounding of the British and American air forces and found Hamburg was virtually a shambles. A row of hotels near the railway was intact, he added, but the lailway station was destroyed and almost all of Ihe city levelled except for some homes in the sub- iii bs. He was captured on Mount Mag- Kiore when he went up to deliver u message to a platoon and became lost in the mists* He saw soldiers luid calle.d "is this the first plij- loon?" The answer iu German wgs "Yes." But when h,e walked up h,e found himself facing America^ p,oughboys —- one of whpm sp.ol.cs cause the induction center at Camp Upton, N. Y., issued him a pair of government pants two sizes too large, Pvt. Illis Conway is in the tailoring business today. "I had such good luck, altering my own pants," he said, "that my buddies started bringing their misfits to me. Soon, even the officers were coming "round." Finally the company raised a fund to buy the private a sewing machine and.he was able to repay the men from his profits. Conway says no one is more surprised at his tailoring ability than Conway. In civilian life he ran a bowling alley. buyingest private is George W. Asbell of the armored; engineers who in less than a month has purchases $8,000 in .war .bonds. Asbell, former hotel man of Westfield, Pa., has two sons in the army, and this, he says, is the idea of all the bond-buying." It's up to me';to buy bullets enough for all three, : of us." Actress Agrees to Wear Trousers North Camp Polk, La. —(/P)—Private George Peterson of Sioux City, la., struck a sartorial snag recent- while instructing screen star with Ruth Hussey in the niceties of drill. "Now, for attention," Peterson said, "place your heels together and on line, your toes forming a 45 degree angle, your shoulders, back and thumbs along the seams of your. . .ulp." Miss Hussey laughed and promised to wear trousers next time. Doctora iay your kidnsya conm of tiny tubes or filters which help to t. blood and keep you healthy. Wlieb I tired end don't work right in th« d. many people lmv» to get up night*. Fi or Bounty punagea with (marling arid 1 . Eometimei '.ebowa there -is somethinc ' with your kidneys or bladder. Don't twilfct .. this condition and lose valuable, Ttfctf irilleep.'!.; When disorder of kidney function fx rails '=; pouonous matter to remain in your biwdt it, ji,:J may also cause nagging backache, rheuni^Uo '"•; pains, leg pains, loss of pep and eAerrjv=; SHeUing, puffiness under the eyes, he*mohe».;,', and diy.zincm. I ,y y <~ Don't wait! Ask your drureist for I mn • Pills, used BucceBsfully by millions for o |er 40":_; years. They give-happy relief and.wil 1iel(> -„the 15 mites ot Udney tubes nbsh out poison-, ' oiu Svastc from your blood. Get Dean's a'ilb. f. Place Your Order NOW! For Christmas Turkeys end Geese' We Have Theml ." MOORE'S CITY MARK > «,-. 'X s - 'fl 1 '• V - & V ftpjI-Cola Company, L«i| IsliRd City, N. Y, t , r . : »^ Froncbised Bottler: Pepti-Colo Bottling Co. of Texorkaj|p|^ Dresses for Christmas AT GEO. W. ROBISON & GO. German. Another German was capturec on Mount Camino. He surreiiaerec to the Yanks when he saw his position was hopeless. "Germany can last another two years," he said. "Germany is one great armament factory and even after those 'severe air blows the country is only groggy, and will not be beaten in a few months. We have become fatalists, We have lost our homes and our property and have nothing more to lose, so why should we worry about this little bit of life?" The young officer, who is a student and philosopher, explained the German people were so regimented and controlled by the Gestapo there was little chance for a sudden crack in the home front. He said rationing was well handled in Germany so everyone got at least the minimum on which it wa^s possible to live, which he said wiis not true in the First World Waif, Individuals dared not protest, he explained, and he asserted thfere is no underground movement iti Germany strong enough to produce any leaders with armed followers! who could rise against Hitler and his satellites. ". His criticism of American Doughboys was, that they are "too cautious in attacking," and got 1 into position too slowly. He said he watched a machinegun crew moving from one position to another and that he "was itching to tell them to hurry up — you aye too slow." The German soldier, he added, feels that sooner or later he has to die, "so why worry about it." The prisoners solemnly declared the world would be astounded by the fury of the Germans' war of revenge and quoted their leaders as saying German factories are busy producing 'a new type of six- engined Ittuwtxer" which carries a tremendous bomb load. When German troops complained about the ^bs^nee of their owjj air force, ttuw officers brpMght them diagrams of what they said was a new twiu-engined noiseless b.omb- ,er. "But we n.ever see it," the soldiers said. "Yes, but at night our boin_bers are over us even though we don't hear them," the officers Nelly Don Gay GibsoW College Campus ' \ r • Prime Donna Parkland Sport wear 2 98 to In Rayons, Crepes, Ginghams and Chambrays We Give Eagle Stamps Geo. W. Robison 6* Co, HOPE The Leading Department Store NASHVILLE

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