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HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Thursday, March 18,, J943 it Control frderstoHalt flack Market flttkree new meat control orders ji a part of the program to cur- iMQ black markets, obtain more ;lfteat for war needs and insure fair 'Distribution to all civilians have fcetn issued by the Food Dlstribu Son Administration, Chairman Earl f R; Marlindale of the Hempstead 'County USDA War Board was ad- 1 today by W. K. Dunlap, State ^^.. representative and a mem- ''War of the State USDA War Board. £ The new orders require: (1> All !, slaughterers, including farmers and 1 fecal butchers, to operate under a ft, daughter permit system. All whole- y$ Sale cuts must be stamped with the ^{Slaughterer's permit number. (2) g 1 ? All livestock dealers to obtain per- I,"Slits to buy and sell. (Both orders ly become effective midnight, March ^ SI.) (31 Effective immediately all ^federally inspected meat packers sjVate to set aside for war uses }$ Whatever percentages of produc- y.^'iton are required from time to ^ fjrne by the Food;, Distribution Ads' \ ftiinistration. &" * Any farmer, butcher or packer vfe 'Who goes over his quota in the next ? three weeks under the terms of >< * ©PA's meat restriction order will I'i,Have his quota reduced for later 74' periods. i'! (Under the slaughter permit all 'TV*persons who slaughter for sale of 4'meat must obtain permits. Farm;'' *rs who slaughter for home use •"\ only do not need permits except $n when they slaughter for sale. All £V meat sold must be stamped, and v l slaughterers must keep records tor later government review. Farmers, local butchers and meat packers in s'mall towns will £" get slaughter permits from U. S. I*. Department of Agriculture officers, JV r Kiainly inspection and grading of- $r ficers of FDA. The State office of It FDA at Little Rock, has supers'' vision over such permits. f „ Permits for dealers will be avails' 1 ' able at their local County USDA V War Boards. Dealers must keep •j> complete records but get no stamp >; and can sell to anybody. Dealers ? in the posted markets do not need r t ' new permits, but must keep rec- ft ords. 5 < The set-aside order will be flex$ ible so in time of heavy production £> 'government takings will be high, 4^ 'while in "seasons of lower produc- 6 tion government takings will be re£| r duced accordingly. &V Meat stamping is designed to K sound the death knell of the black m, market operator. Enforcement of g ( permit provisions will cut off their %f livestock supplies, FDA officials fit;* say. This will leave competition $Z ior live animals between legitimate fV slaughters selling meats within !H price ceilings, who are helping to £j fill the government's military needs I", lor meat. With, every wholesale 1*7, cut of meat in retail markets iS' ••'stamped with slaughter permit IT*? number, illegal meat can be 1 readily I?- spotted. Servicemen's Ties With Family Kept Intact Through Red Cross Soldier Ploys Safe With Censor Spindale, N. C. —(/?)—Mrs. Bonnie Duncan of Spindale received this letter from her son Bill who is in the U. S. Army Air Corps. "Dear Mom: "Can't write n thing—the censor to blame. Just say I,m well, and sign my name. Can't tell where we sailed front, can't mention the date and can't even number the meals that I ate. Can't sny where we're going, don't know where we'll land, couldn't inform you if met by a band. Can't mention the weather, can't say if there's rain, all military secrets must secrets remain. Can't have a flashlight to guide me at night, can't smoke cigarcts except out of sight. Can't keep n diary for such is a sin, can't keep the envelopes your letters come in. Can't say for sure, darling just what I can write, so I'll call this u letter nnd close with 'good night'." Red Cross Workers Get Plenty Attention From U. S. Soldiers (Editor's Note — To find out what the Red Cross is doing in Africa, the Associated Press asked Red Cross worKev Rita Hutni of Seattle, Wash., now in North Africa, to describe her impression of Red Cross work since she arrived with one of the first contingents of women workers.) Cross headquarters is home. It's n frequent sight to see a busload eel docks to the rear. The A.R.C vaudeville "show on wheels," directed by Frank Oodell of New York City, brought fun to more than 93,000 men ih Algeria »nd French Morocco. The Red Cross program hns Top: Red Cross field director, in pith helmet, burns the midnight oil as he helps a dejected U. S. soldier unravel a personal problem. Below: Mrs. W. C. Ervin, vice chairman of the home service unit of the Red Cross chapter in York, S. C., typical Red Cross town, helps a four-tar mother pack her bags so she can visit her sick son at an Army hospital. Washington D. C.—"Hey, Sarge! I Cross .is performing every day is | . Hold my gun for a minute while I 1 "-' -' "-'—'- -"' T -' •' By RITA Hume Algiers, March 16 — (Dclaycdl— )—So this is North Africa'. 1 To nine Red Cross girls who piled out of a G.I. truck into the duslry streets of Oran, even in this first glimpse, it WHS a fantastic place. Wo were so busy staring at the curiously mixed population that for a moment we did not realize that we were being stared at ourselves. Then American soldiers rushed up: "Say, arc you really an American girl? Boy, oh boy! A gal who can speak English." "Look, would you mind just talking to us? IT's been months since we've talked with a gal from home." It was like that when we ar rived in January and it's been that way ever since. We came to operate club - mo biles for the Red Cross, to carry canteen supplies, recreation equip mcnt and programs to soldiers at the African front. Nino of us represented all sections of the Unitec States, including Jeanne Luther o" Cimarron, Kansas. We arrived at Oran in time to the opening of three new Red Cros: clubs. In addition to the jam packed information center, once an auto showroom, were the new Empire club, complete with a theatre, lounge rooms and a library, the nurses' club and a recreation center tor officers. After a short time, field supervisors assigned us to Red Cross centers. Jean Luther stayed in Oran •,! r Washington By JACK STINNETT Wide World Features Writer . Washington — Will Nazi bombs iall on the U. S. A.? German threats of reprisals for the bomb- Dig of Berlin have revived that old controversy here in Washinton. The fact that these threats specifically mentioned East Coast cities jn the United States (Boston, New York and Washington) caused OCD Director James M. Ladies to caution civilians to hop to the business of preparing for any eventualities As for the air experts, there are some differcences of opinion as to the probability of Nazi air raids but those differences are a good deal less than a few months ago •What could Germany gain b bombing the United States? (1). A terrific morale weapon. Pictures o burning Americancities carried in the Nazi press would give the German people a feeling that "isolated" America also was catching it. That would answer their demands tor reprisals, and convince them that Nazi air power is capable of striking back. (2). A raid would cause a clamor here to keep more interceptor and lighter planes at home, thus relieving some of our pressure in the air on the British, African and Pacific fronts. It might also force diversion of anti - aircraft v/eapons from vital theaters of war. Those are powerful arguments in favor of the probability of longe- rajige Nazi bombings. Furthermore, such long - range bombings, no longer need be classified as "suicide missions, for global war maps show that round trips with heavy bomb loads couid be made to the east coast and even to mid- western cities. cable some money to my wife!" That's what Private Bill, whose last name must remain anonymous in this story, felt like shouting when the American Red Cross flashed news to him "Somewhere in the South Pacific" that he was the father of twins. But a fellow can't ask his top ick to hold his gun for him, even in the face of such eventful news. He must keep on fighting, even hough it's difficult to remember he enemy over the lull, knowing lis own family is having a tough >att!e back home trying to make ends meet. For a while, Private Bill thought of going "over the hill" and fight- ng his way back to his base where ic could make arrangements to increase the allotment to his wife, rlowever, that was out of the question. Finally Private Bill did what many another soldier, sailor and marine has done. He went to the Red Cross field director attached to his unit—the man whose job it is to look after the serviceman's needs, to relieve his mind of worries that impair his efficiency as a soldier. Soon the field director had the wheels turning for a two-way flow of communication with the Red Cross home service worker in Private Bill's home town. Thousands of miles away, the home service worker visited Private Bill's wife to offer financial assistance and medical care until her husband's increased pay allotment arrived. Word was sent back to Private Bill that the Red Cross was providing for his family — that •mother and twins are doing fine." Typical of the service the Red this story of Private Bill. Last year the Red Cross, through its field and home service workers, aided 1,500,000 servicemen and their families. Many more will be helped this year, but the extent of that aid depends on the support given the Red Cross 1943 War Fund for $125,000,000. What does that he7p mean to the serviceman? Well, here's what Private Bill said when he was told what the Red Cross'had done for him: "So that is what Vne Red Cross dollar does? I never dreamed it could be stretched around the world!" County Milk Price Ceilings Are Announced Retail ceiling prices for milk have been fixed by the Office of Price Administration at 14V4c a quart at Hope, an increase of IVic it was announced today by Chairman T. S. McDavitt of the Hempstead County war price and rationing board. Wholesale price at Hope is \2Vzc per quart. The new price order ties producer prices to retail ceilings, allowing producers to receive $3.55 per hundred-weight for 4 per cent butterfat content milk at Hope. Distributors also may pay the highest price they paid producers in January. In the rest of Hempstead County the retail ceiling price is 13c a quart retail and lie wholesale. OPA said the adjustment was made to bring the price of fluid ^ el . g j ean j_,ulher stayed m uran milk into proper relation with milk I anc( ' four others, including myself, iur»lH fnr mnnnfnntiirf* nf butter and . , Algiers The six-story Red Cross Club in Algiers is the local point for every American soldier, WAAC, and sailor stationed in or near the city. It also is headquarters for the Red Cross activities along the entire African front. At the information desk, Kay Parsons, a brunette from Toledo, Ohio, was besieged by soldiers asking questions. The men wanted rides back to their bivouacs or Information on theatres, restaurants and locations of army centers throughout town. They came to inquire about sleeping accommodations or to leave messages for friends. The thing that impressed me most was their desire of men each carrying n towel nnd soap draw up in front of the building. They've come to the only place in town where they cnn get an American shower. They usually arrange to slay for a snack-bar meal and well they might. William Kiel of Milwaukee, club director, serves 1,800 icn twice a day in the largcsnack- ar restaurant on the third floor. Coffee, chocolate, orange juice and American hamburger? arc soldier avoritcs. As many as 5,000 people visit he building in n single clay. Tho club is strictly devoted to enlisted nen and sailors but generals, sheiks famous aclrcsscss and such celebrities as Archsibhop Spcllman lave visticd the club. Five new club - mobiles go into' action this week at the front, each equipped with doughnut and coffee machines. More than 200 Red Cross workers now arc carrying on the club, field, hospital and civilian relief program over North Africa. Large clubs complete with hotel and recreational facilities are flourishing in more than a dozen cities from Constantino to Casablanca, where four clubs now are open. Scores of small recreation rooms have sprung up at advanced airfields, remote camps and at troop-crowd- managed to keep pace with the rapid expansion of American forces, despite tremendous transportation difficulties. Tons of equipment — the largest Red Cross shipment reaching Africa — recently arrived at Allied ports. It included hundreds of cases of phonograph records, radios, books, 1,000,000 packages of cigarettes and 1,000,000 razor blades. One of my greatest thrills came at the broadcast by General Eisenhower to the states on the eve of the red cross war fund drive. After stressing the tremendous need for the Red Cross program the general turned to me and said: "This is H great program. We've got to keep it going." FALSE TEETH Loosen Need Not Embaras Many wearers of false teeth hav suffered real embarrassment be cause their plate dropped, slippc or wabbled at just the wrong time Do not live in fear of this happcr ing to you. Just sprinkle a littl FASTEETH, the alkaline (non-acid powder, on your plates. Holds fals teeth more firmly, so they feel mot comfortable. Does not sour. Check "plate odor" (denture breath). G FASTEETH at any drug store. English Children Return To London London,—(/P>—Despite recent nir nids, children nrc returning to onrton in increasing numbers. The number of children in the apilol hns now ranched n wartime ecord of 22(i,7SO ;igecl five to four- eon, with an additional 48,1)00 ngcd hroe to five. Fewer than 125,000 London children arc now in the country. The .ondon County Council is trying to ccurc the release of some of its >00 teachers now at country schools o cope with the touching job in jonclon agiiin. Tired Kidneys Often Bring Sleepless Nights Doctors pay your kidneys cnntnin Ifi fntlrw cf tiny tubes or fillcra which help to purify th» blood and keen you licnltliy. When they gel tired and don t work right In the daytime, tunny people havo to get up nighte. Frcqncnt or scanty passages with smarting and burning sometimes shows thcro Is something wrong with your kidneys or bladder. Don't ncelea thin eondition nnd lone valuable, restful sleep. When disorder of kidney function permits poisonous matter to remain in your blood. It may also cause nniteing backaenc, rlieumalin pains, leg painn, loss of pep and enemy, Dwelling, puIliiicsB under tho eyes, headachca and dizziness. Don't wiiitl Ask your (Inmcist for Doan'n Tills, Udcvl successfully by millions for over W years. They givo happy relief anil will help tho 1*> milo.1 of kidney tubes flush out poisonous waste from your blood. Clot Di '"" ! 1 wold for manufacture of butter and cheese. Taylors Sew Up Army Camp Taylors are well represented at Camp Pickett—so well represent ed that the 'camp orderlie? are a little daffy. There s Wilham H. Taylor, of Devalls Bluff., Ark., who tips the scales at 323 pounds. Next comes William N. Taylor, of Chicago, 111., whose weight is 245 pounds. The third is William R. Taylor, of Hopewell, Va.. who weighs 237 pounds. They never heard of each other until they arrived camp. at this army More than 2,800,000 babies were born in the United States during 1942—an all-time high. just to talk to an American girl. You dance with boys who were doing parchute tricts over Tunisia last week. Or with fellows who were living in foxholes day before yesterday. To all of them Red On the other hand there are these conjectures: Something is wrong with Nazi air power. No person who has followed day - by - day reports from Russia, North Africa and England can fail to conclude that the balance of air power has been steadi- Jy swinging away from the Axis. Material, gasoline, or manpower shortages must exist somewhere. If those shortages are vital enough to cause the Axis to divert its energies ot construction of necessary war- frount planes, sub- Hollywood By BOBBIN COONS Wide World Features Writer Hollywood — A pretty little lady.... who won two Oscars and ran away from Hollywood is back in our town, friendy toward it and not frightened any more. Pretty little Luise Rainer. ! She's been away too long — five years — but now she's back, starring for Director Frank Tuttle in a rnovie about the Czechosvolkaian underground, "Hostages." It's an emotional thriller, with Luise in the kind of role that won her two academy awards in her three years here before. If you saw "The Great Ziegfeld" or "The Good Earth" — or even some of the pretty awful later pictures that drove her away from M-GM and Hollywood — you'll remember Luise. The small, dark one with the large dark eyes, the wistful heartshaped face, and the haunting --luality that was part gamin but mostly pure soul. Luise even today won't say that it was the bad pictures which caused her to throw up her picture career. But in her still hailing Viennese accented English, she essary war- frount planes, sub- wiu ta , k ab(jut Hollywood and Rain- marines, or other material, rather | fir an£j . Hol i ywoo d frightened than to long - range bombers the - . - • ..„._.. U. S. are strong enough to cause a change of war policy now. In other words, the Nazi threats may be just that, designed to cause us to strengthen our home defenses at the expense of war front shipments. Conservative air observers think the increasing strain of getting bombers over here is just about OPA asks that you limit buying to just one pair! 1.98 2.98 3.95 Smartly comfortable play shoes you've been wanting but could not afford to spend your ration stamp on — are non-rationed now! 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