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HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Monday, MorcK 29, 1943 O omme/ in D/re Peri/ With lifffe Chance fo Escape • lalysisof le News by Mackenzie Editorial Comment Written Today and • Moved by Telegraph tf or Cable. "i^By DeWITT MacKENZIE j.tThc cracking of the Mareth Line l>y General Montgomery's great Eighth Army — one of the sensa- lional feats of the war—has placed Marshal Rommel and the entire Axis force in Tunisia in dire peril from which there would seem to v r be no escape. \& The break has come on a twenty' five mile front on the powerful coastal end of the line, and dispatches indicate that the Nazi mar- snal is making a run for the north _j s in an effort to join up with Gen- wt^eral Von Arnim before he can be $-ctot off. His chances of escaping p ( the trap which the Allies laid for ^ him didn't seem good, for Ameri*y ( can and British forces were north- fewest of him and driving hard for f"\ the coast in an effort to close the E>trap. . 5^' Our young fighters under Gener^, al Two-Gun Patton had been doing jjj^a workmanlike job over the week- i/^cnd. Patton not only held steady j&^the wedge which he is trying to by drive to the coast in the Sousse- %j Sfax sector, but even advanced it fe« some on its northern edge by cap- ff* turing Fondouk in a suprise at- J tack. Meantime the flying column \vhlch Montgomery got round the southern end of the Mareth Line had made a sensational advance to El Hamma, about twenty miles west of the important port of Gabes. It looks as though he were straining to capture Gabes, which is Rommel's nearest coastal base. If Montgomery could reach Gabes before Rommel's main force raced northward, the marshal's ^predicament would become increasingly grave ,,* During the week-end all the Ali<«, lied forces, from far north to ex£ (t)l treme south, have been battering ' r the Axis. Thus there has been a ^coordinated effort which has put ] the.. maximum pressure on the • enemy line, and prevented the Hit. lerites from concentrating against any one of the Allies. This grand | partnership is the foundation for j today's success. "\ The main drama, of course, has ."•"been down on the Mareth Line. There . Montgomery has continued the tactics he employed at El Ala- 4 mein, Egypt, when he first routed ^ Rommel. Having struck a stonewall defense in the fortifications , close to the coast, the British lead' t er made a lightning stab at another strong point a few miles to the ,f 4 southwest, just below the Mareth E" highway. "ti Details are lacking, but it seems t apparent that, having made a dent, he then employed the difficult and oloody tactics of levering his way forward until he finally broke through to the rear and turned the enemy's line on both flanks of the hole. That's the way he went through at El Alamein. If Patton reaches the coast before Rommel can race through the open road along the coast, the Axis is likely to be divided and neatly cooped up in two compartments, ready for the finale. It isn't going to be as easy in the doing as in the saying, however, for both Rommel and his colleague in the north, may be expected to put up a terrific fight. We shall have to pay heavily for the victory which will be ours. Markei Report ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111., March 23 (/P)— (U. S. Dept. Agr) —Hogs, 13,000; slow: steady to 5 lower than average Friday; sows fully steady; early bulk good and choice 180-300 Ibs 15.60-70; top 15.70; 140160 Ibs. 14.35-15.00; largely 1490 down; 100130 Ibs 1325-1425; sows 15.15-50: stags 15.50 down: quotations based on hard hogs Cattle, 4,000; calves, 1,200; market opening generally steady: but somewhat slow under a moderate supply; a few good steers 15.0075; quality of steer run mostly medium and good: odd lots good heifers and mixed yearlings up to 15.00: common and medium cows 11.0013,00: medium and good sausage bulls 13.00-14.75; good and choice vealers 16.50; medium and good 14.00-1525; odd lots medium and good stock calves 1450-15.25; nim- inal range slaughter steers 12.0017.25; slaughter heifers 10.75-16.00; stocker and feeder steers 105015.25. Sheep, 4,000; receipts include five doubles clipped lambs: three doubles wooled lambs and mixed: around 1,200 head trucked in; market not established POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, March 29 — (if) —Poultry, live; 8 trucks; market firm; hens, under 4 Ibs. 23, 4—5 1-2 Ibs. 26; over 5 1-2 Ibs. 26; leghorns, under 4 Ibs. 23; 4 — 5 1-2 Ibs. 26: fryers, 3—4 Ibs, colored, Plymouth rock, white rock 28 1-2; springs, 4—51-2 Ibs., colored, Plymouth rock, white rock 31 1-2, over 5 12 Ibs. 33 1-2; chickens 24; roosters, 5 1-2 Ibs. down 18, over 5 12 Ibs. 19; stags 28; ducks, 5 1-2 Ibs. down 27, over 5 1-2 Ibs. 27; geese 25; capons 8 Ibs. up 36 1-2, under 8 Ibs. 35 1-2; slips 33 1-2. Butter, receipts 10,222; stead: prices as quoted by the Chicago price current are: Creamery, 93 AA 46 1-2; 92 A 46; 90 B 45 3-4; 9 C 45 1-4; 88 Cooking 44; 90 cen traliztd carlots B 45 3-4. NEW YORK STOCKS New York, March 29 —(/P)—Sizeable amounts of speculative an investment funds continued to buy the stock market today and numerous favorites, led by rails and steels, were bid up to peaks for the past three years or so. Dealings, at a two - million share ratt in the forenoon, slackened at ntervals after mid day as profit lashing on the 7 - session rise stemmed the climb for some stemmed the climb for somt sprinters. While gains of fractions :o around 2 points were widespread) near the close—there were a few advancs of better than 4 — top 'igures were reduced in many :ases. Transfers approximattd 1,800,000 shares. StJoseph 'WORID'1 IM6IST SUKR AT III TAX! SERVICE Yellow Cab Taxi Co. Jesse Brown, Owner Phone 2 SHORTY'S RADIO SERVICE FREE ESTIMATES Located At Bob Elmore Auto Supply Phone 174 Hope, Ark. WE DELIVER We pick up and deliver I a u nd ry and dry cleaning. 2-day service. Telephone 148 Cook's White Star Laundry & Dry Cleaners GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, March 29 — (IP)— Wheat prices eased today as small but persistent offerings some of which were presumed to represtnt ledgtng, ecountered an extremely light demand. Buying interest was small in view of the uncertain legislative situation. The visible supply of wheat increased 1,228,000 bushels last week to 174,815,000 bushels, the board of trade reported. It was the first expansion reported in the visible supply in several weeks. Wheat closed 1-4—3-8 lower. May $1.44 1-2, July $1.44 3-4, corn was unchanged at ceilings, May $1.01, oats declined 1-4—1-2 and rye was off 1-8—5-8. Wheat: No 1 dark northern 1.47 1-2. Corn: No. 3 mixed 1.00; No 2 yellow 102; No 3, 100 12—101 1-2; No 4, 97 1-2—98; sample grade ellow 89 12; No. 3 white 1.22— 1.22 1-2. Oats: No. 1 mixed 66 1-4 — 1-2; sample grade mixed 42 1-2: No. 1 white 67 1-4; No 2, 67; No. 3, 65; sample grade white 63—64 1-4. Barley, malting 90 — 1.07 nom; feed 39-90 nom. •«•••• NEW YORK COTTON New York, March 29 —(/P)—Cotton fluctuated over a narrow range today awaiting outcome of a conference between President Roosevelt and farm leaders. Late afternoon prices were unchanged to 20 cents a bale lower. May 20.29, Jly 20.10, Oct. 1992 Futures closed unchanged to 15 cents a bale lower. May—opened. 20.33; closd 202830 Jly—opened, 2015; closed, 20.14 Oct—opened. 19.96: closed, 19.94 Dec—opened, 1992; closed, 19 90 Mch—opened, 19.87: closed 1984n Middling spot 22.09n; unchanged. N - Nominal. Statement of Husband of Slain Woman Tulsa, Okla.. March 29 — (IP) — Counly Attorney Dixie Gilmer began an investigation today of a statement by T. Karl Simmons, Tulsa oil man, that he gave $20,000 in 1942 to Mrs. Ella B. Howard, slender divorcee, charged with murder in the shooting of Mrs. Simmons. Gilmer said that Simmons, in a signed statement, related that he met the divorcee in Fort Worth eight years ago and "began seeing Mrs. Howard regularly." Mrs. Howard, 44, pleaded inno- cient when arranged on the murder charge. Assisant County Attorney M. S. Simms said she related that Mrs. Simmons, 55, a widely known horsewoman, forced her way into her room at the fashionable Mayo hotel at gunpoint, that she grabbtd the gun, and that it was discharged in a struggle that followed. Wounded three times, Mrs. Simmons died almost instantly. "In the summer of 1942 I gave Mrs. Howard 520,000 and a month later borrowed back $5,000 and gave her a 60-day note," Gilmer said Simmons related in his statement yesterday. "When it came due I gave her another note for $6,000 plus a three months' allowance." The statement did not give the amount of the allowance, but Gilmer said it totaled $1,000. The county attorney said Simmons related that he gave Mrs. Howard $6,750 to pay off the note, plus fees, when she came here last week. "In desperation I told my wife about the whole affair," Gilmer said Simmons continued, adding that the couple quarreled and he checked into the Tulsa hotel Wednesday night. It was there the next day that a friend called Simmons and told him his wife had been shot to death at the Mayo hotel a few blocks away. Gilmer said he intended "to find out all about that money, why it was paid, and will investigate every prcson who had anything to do with receiving it." Veteran Methodist Minister Dies Conway, March 29 — (#>) — A veteran Arkansas Methodist minister, the Rev. R. C. Morehcad, 79, died at his home here yesterday. Falher of Ihe Rev. Connor Mori- head, paslor of Liltle Rock's First Melhodist church, the elder minister retired in 1938 after serving as superintendent of thl Helena, Conway and searcy districts and hold ing pastorates at Searcy. North Little Rock, Marianna, Clarendon, Jonesboro, Paragould, Batesville, Russellvilie and Osceola for a period of more than 50 years Flashes of Lift Time for 'V 7 Gardeners to Thin Out Rows Hempstead Counly victory gardeners whose early crops are up and have formed 3 or 4 leaves were advised this week by Miss Mary Claude Fletcher, counly home demonstration agent, that it is lime to thin the plants in the row. As the early crops come through the ground and start forming leaves, Miss Fletcher said, the problem of thinning to the correct distance must be given consideration. While many gardeners arc probably using less seed this year than ever before to establish a stand, in most cases, she said, there will be too many plants in the row to allow for proper development. Proper spacing between plants in the row for some of the early cool weather crops as recommended by the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture is listed by Mis.s Fletcher as follows: beets, 3 inches; carrots, 3 inches; kale, 8 inches; kohlraki, 3 inches; lettuce, 4 inches; mustard, 4 inches, radishes, 1 inch; spinach, 4 inches: Swiss chard, 5 inches; and turnips, 2 inches. She advised that thinning should not be delayed until the plants are aproaching maturity as little or no benefit will be obtained. The job should be done as soon as the first 3 or 4 leaves have been formed. Miss Fletcher advised that victory gardeners, both rural and urban, can obtain free garden leaflets from the county Extension office. Japs Report Battle in Aleutian Area London, March 29 — Wi — A Japanese communique broadcast by the Tokyo radio declared today Japanese naval units had fought an engagement with "one my" warships off the Aleutian islands March 23, damaging I w o cruisers and a destroyer while suffering only slight losses. (The Tokyo broadcast followed an official Washington announcement saying United States light naval forces had fought a long- range engagement with two Japanese heavy cruisers, two light cruisers and four destroyers convoying two large cargo ships toward the Aleutians last Friday. The Japanese forces were observed heading back to the west when the engagement was broken off, said the announcement, which made no mention of losses by cither side). Following the engagement, the communique said, "The enemy rc- .reated eastward in disorderly flight." The "enemy" forces were said to consist of one heavy cruiser, one light cruiser and several destroyers. The broadcast was recorded by the Associated Press. By the Associated Press Happy Interruption Chicago — Fireman Third Class Albert Glazer and Miss N o r m a Stein, both of Philadelphia, had planned to be married at the U. S. O. club, but when they arrived they found it overrun by civilians attending open house. Stephen Baumann, club director, came to the rescue and found a vacant club room across the street where the couple was married by Chaplain Julius Marks of the Great Lakes Naval Training Station Returning to the U. S. O. club Glazer and his wife found a special supper with a white floral centerpiece spread out for them and the civilians standing in line to be "re- ceivld." Announcement Chicago — Friends of Harold D. Fleischmann at first thought the engraved note on fine, heavy pap was a wedding announcement, but this is what they read: "Franklin D. Roosevelt, c o m- mander in chief, and George C. Marshall, chief of staff, announce with pleasure that Harold D. Fleischmann has joined their organization for Ihe duration." He Needed a Pull Farmington, Utah — Gasoline rationing is prolonging an unidentified suffreer's toothache. Stating it was impossible to get a denial appointment before April 26 in either nearby Ogden or Salt Lake City, he applied for extra gasoline rations for a trip to Denver to get the tooth pulled. The board denied the application. Bottleneck by Bees Phoenix, Ariz. — Southern Pacific trains were snarled for an hour at the railroad yards. The reason: Bees. A swarm ganged a switch box, short - circuiting electric wires. If You Want to Eat Taos, N. M. — "Bring Your own" refers to food in this community. The expression used to refer to liquid things. Now a matron is using it when inviting guests for dinner. The invitations requests guest to briny a chop, butter and spoonful of coffee and sugar. The hostess supplies salad, non- rationed vegetables, rolls and dessert. Hidden Talent Los Angeles—John Weber knows where he can find a good attorney now. His wife, Mrs. Loverne Weber, couldn't afford attorney fees, so she studied divorce procedure at the county law library. She filed her own complaint, charging Weber with cruelty, and then appeared in court as her own lawyer when the case was called. P. S. She got the divorce. Love Was in the Air Ephr-ita, Wash. — Flying is an aid to ':upid at this army base — rnaybe it bolsters the courage. Lieut. Robert H. Hensey, Los Angeles, circling over Walla Walla, culled the control tower and requested this message be sent to his best girl. "We will be married on the 25th." Homer Burke Heads Police Association Homer Burke, native of DeAnn and former Hope city policeman, last week was elected president of the Southeast Missouri Peace Officers association. Mr. Burke is a special officer for the Missouri Pacific railroad between Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Little Rock, maintaining his home at Poplar Bluff. The Southeast Missouri Peace Officers convention was held there, with 150 attending. Retailers of Meats Get Slight Rest By The Associated Press Scant improvement in the supply situation marked the beginning of meat rationing today, but a slackening of demand gave retailers welcpmc respite from the hectic scenes of recent weeks. As in the case of canned fruits and vegetables, first products to be rationed under the point system in Uiis country, early reports indicated little desire on the part of housewives lo part immediately with their coupons. Predictions for the future generally were optimistic as retailers echoed official views that rationing would tend to equalize supplies. Meat-hungry New Yorkers were disappointed in the failure of an emergency shipment of 1,250,000 pounds of beef to arrive on schedule. Many retailers, reporting they have been without meat for a week, gathered in vain at wholesale markets early this morning. The Fort Greene market in Brooklyn opened to 1,200 butchers, many of whom had waited seven huors. but they couldn't get so much as a promise. Across the Hudson, the situation was a little brighter. District OPA offices at Newark said they had secured the release of 180,000 pounds of meat for Newark, Paterson and Passaic after mayors of those three industrial cities had certified that supplies were seriously low. In Columbus, Ohio, where Saturday's meat buying approached stampede proportions dealers re ported ample supplies as the result of weekend shipments and deliberate withholding of some meat previously on hand. But in Cleveland, scene of another mad scramble Saturday, Market Commissioner Frank C. Jcroski reported "there isn't a scrap of beef left." Cleveland chain stores, however, said they had sufficient supplies to honor ration coupons. Philadclphians found little meat available this morning, but arrival of 450,000 pounds plus an emergency OPA allotment of 350,000 pounds promised relief later in the day. In addition, 18 carloads of livestock rolled into the city. In Chicago, John A. Kotal, executive secretary of the National Association of Retail Meal Retailers, said 90 per cent of the city's shops had little or no meat this morning, but OPA Regional Director Raymond S. McKeough said most butchers would be restocked by afternoon. OPA officials at Detroil expect- cd relief by Thursday when larger | slaughterers resume activity under April quotas. Omaha and Sail Lake City likewise reported slim supplies, but the prospects for early re-stocking there were said to be meager, dozens of markets failed to open at Louisville, and at Cincinnati some butchers remained closed but called in their employes to explain the rationing rules. State Dealer Can Sell 417 Autos Dallas, Tex. March 29 — M 1 ) — Arkansas automobile dealers will be allowed to sell 417 passenger cars next month, the OPA announced this week-end. The state was given a reserve of 79 cars for the month. Leather for heavy-duty shoes hides i more than five years old. At the beginning of 1942 there were 75,600,000 cattle on farms, an all-time record. U. S. Swedish Navy Builds New Cruisers Stockholm (/P)—The Swedish government has authorized the letting of contracts to the Gotaverken, and the Eriksbergs Ship Yards, both in one new 7,.. 000-ton cruiser each Gothenburg, for the construction of for the Swedish Navy. THE GREMLINS Rommel In (Continued From Page One) an attack that began at dnwn Sunday, and intense patrol activity to the north indicated that the others were gagrcssively pushing forward. Dispaches from headquarters said the break through resulting in the occupation of "the whole of the strong organized positions" of the Mai-cth line was accomplished by an aerial bombardment at El Hamma so severe thnt even veteran German troops broke under the strain and had little fight left when ground troops went in with rifles and bayonets. Beset by powerful forces forward and the desert flanking column at El Hamma in his rear, Rommel yielded Marcth, Matmala and Tou- jane at the northern end of the Mareth fortifications yesterday and dispatches said every strong point of that 40 - mile - long lilllc Majjinot Line was now in Allied hands. They were wrested from the enemy in some of the fiercest con> bals of the war — conYoats In which more than 0,000 German and Italian soldiers were captured. Thousands of tons of bombs had been loosed upon the line by day and by night to supplement continual heavy artillery barrages. Dispatches from Cairo said it was officially announced Axis airfields protecting Gabes were being plowod up, which would be a sure sign that Rommel intended to abandon '.hat area to the Allies. (Since air protection would be necessary for a Dunkcrque escape by Rommel's army through ggabcs, any further withdrawal probably would mean he intended to attempt a fighting retreat for 200 miles or more up the coast to a junction with the command of Col. Gen. Jurgcn Von Arnim in Ihe Tunis - Bizertc region). Threatening his escape corridor for a stretch of 100 miles were the United States troops of Lieut. Gen. George S. Patton, Jr., pushing toward the coast from newly captured Fondouk, Maknassy and El Guetar. "The attack which was launched on the afternoon of March 26 on the enemy's strong position south of El Hamma has forced the enemy to withdraw from the Marcth area." the communique said in opening its account of the victory. The southern front developments were copied with Allied gains at the center and in the north. United States troops made progress yesterday through difficult country east of El Guitar in one movement of the push toward the Axis escape corridor across the Gabes plain. "In the Maknassy and Fondouk areas (lo the north) our patrols were very active," the communi- que announced. "In Ihc norlh in the Djcbcl Abiod area (some 50 miles southwes't of Bzicrle) local advances were made and a considerable number of prisoners were laken." Falling back toward the area of Gabes, 20 miles norlhwesl of Ihc village of Marelh, Rommel's troops were bombed and shot up In smashing attacks by Allied air forces. The collapse came on the ninth day of Gen. Sir Bernard Montgomery's offensive against the mountainous Marcth line posilions. U was the same time thai Montgomery's men, artillery and bombers needed to break through Rommel's first line at El Alamein, 1,500 miles farther east. Reports from the battlefront said Rommel was pulling back in an apparent last minute effort to avoid the trap set by Stilish and Uniled Slales Iroops i si hn Ichdl Uniled Slales troops in his rear from El Hamma, El Guetar, Mak- nassy and Fondouk. The communique reported more than 6,000 Axis soldiers had been cuptumd since the opening gun of the Mareth Line offensive was fired March 20. The attack upon El Hamma, which cut to 15 miles the ^Vxis corridor past Gabes, was made with "the powerful and very effective support of our air forces," the communique said. Colorful Missouri Politician Dead Kansas City, March 211 (/P)— Former Rep. Joseph B. Shannon, one of Missouri's most colorful political figures, is dead. The 60 - year old former political associate of Tom Pcndcrgnsl died yesterday of n complication of a heart ailment and pcntiinonia. Shannon became ill in Washington, May 21, and suffered n ccrcbrcal hemorrhage , May 29 on the train bringing him home from the capital. Shannon was a political power in city, county 'and state circles more than 50 years. He served six terms as a member of congress starting in 19,'iO but did not seek reelection last year. Entering politics at 23, Shannon became an ally of James Ponder- gast, north side Democratic boss and continued the association when Tom Pcndergast, James' younger brother, succeeded to leadership of (he faction. Later, however, the two disagreed and Shannon's power wanted, with Pcndergast taking control of the Democratic organization. In Congress Shannon led a campaign against government in business as chairman of a special committee lo investigate government compction with private enterprise. HAIRY; CLUTCHIMG HAND OF THE MOHSTER CREPT NEARER AND EVER w v NEARER TO NORA'S BEAUTIFUlvALABASTER j .y\ THROAT, WHEN < \\ SUDDENlY— HE/.'SOMEBOD/BRINOTHE ^MeLLIMS • •SALTS.' SIS HAS BttSEDOLTr.' THIS HERE BEEN Too MUCH FOR HER if Heaviest Raid (Continued From Page One) and the fifth this year. The base was hit by lh c RAF last Monday nighl and by the United States Army Air Force in daylight Feb. 1C and March 1. Reuters heard a broadcast by the German controlled Paris radio reporting "considerable" damage to Private Homes in yesterday's raid by United Stales planes on Rouen. This report said 80 bodies had been recovered. Last night's raid completed a week end of vigorous day and night blows by American and British aircraft. Besides the terrific plnslcring of Berlin, operations in the past 3G hours included atlacks on Rotterdam, Duisbcrg and Axis communications in Holland and Germany. During the previous two weeks, heavy fog had given the enemy a brief respite. Clearing weather favored the British flyers as they conlinued the clock-around joint British and American air blows at the conli- ncnt. A force of several hundred Lan- casters, Halifaxcs and Slit-lings gave the German capital its sixth raid this year and Ihe 59th of the war Saturday night, showering down 900 tons of bombs, including many two and four - toi> block busters, and left fires visible 120 miles away, returning pilots reported. FDRto'Confer (Conlinued From Page One) S c n a I c Agricullurc commillce would want to hear from him on the House - approved Pace bill, lo include lhc cost ol all farm labor in fixing parity price ceilings, which the Senate put in temporary storage with the group lasl week. Reporls were current meanwhile thai Secretary Wlckard might be assigned to another post in the ad- minislralion. Several possibililics were menlioned including a possible diplomatic post, a special commission to coordinate the food production programs of the United Nations, and "food chief" of Ihis country's armed forces. Municipal Court City Docket Arthur Lee Moses, running a red light, forfeited $1.00 cash bond. Dolph Davis, drunkenness, plea of guilty, fine $10.00. The following forfeited a $10.00 cash bond on a c|iarge of drunkenness: Joseph Webb, Sims Jefferson, E. D. Moore, Fred Velvin, Elwood Miller. Complete Food (Continued From Page One) lie eating places arc restricted by OPA In their overall supplies of rationed items and many establishments may restrict portions accordingly. The government is considering a portion rcstrcilion of Us own for Ihesc places. The 10 points per person available this week on there slumps must be weighed in consideration of the fact lhal mosl popular steaks and chops cosl 8 points per pound; roasts, 5 to 9 points; stew meat, 4 lo 6; hamburger (made exclusively from scraps and discarded culs>. 5. Sliced bacon Is 8 points per pound, and the same value applies to butler and cheese. Margarine, lard and other shortenings cost 5, and conned fish points per pound. Slices of ready to cal ham were 11 point luxuries. For coupon economy, there are spare ribs at 4 points per pound; pigs feet, 1; brains, -I for veal or 3 for beef, lamb and pork; bee lei 0 and pork liver al 5 points per pound. If they are to be found, cans of fish may be sold again for Ihe firsl lime in six weeks, and small cans of salmon, tuna, shrimp, crab meat and jyslcrs appeared to be 3-point bargains. This may ease some of Ihe difficulties in lenten menus, although balanced by the rationing of cheese. Canned meats also went on tlu; market again, with point values corresponding roughly to fresh meat coupon costs. In the processed foods field, point values of juices were cut in half or deeper in most cases, with the biggest benefits on the formerly popular 40 ounce cans, whose sale had come to a virtual standstill under rationing. This size can of pine apple or tomalo juice was cul from 32 to i'i points, and all other canned fruit juices were trimcd, in this size, from 23 to 9 points. Grape- juice came down from 8 to 4 points per pint. Prunes, raisins and other dried fruits were taken off the ration lists lemporarily (actually left on the official chart at zero point value) because of Ihc danger of spoilage on grocery shelves in the warm months. Apple juice was made unrestricted because of a surplus apple crop which is expected by officials to be turned largely inlo juice. The popular No. 2 size can of dry beans, including baked beans, pork and beans, and kidney beans, which had been selling faster than slorcs could replenish for very long, was uppecl from G lo li points per can. The same size of canned fresh lima beans was raised from 1C to Hi points, and tomato catsup and chile sauce were boosted from fl to 10 points for Ihc 14-7ounce size. Dehydrated soups got a 50 per ccnl reduction with the usual 2 12 ounce package dropping from 4 to 2 points. Forzen foods were left unchanged in popular size packages, but some of the larger size containers were raised a point or two. Canned soups also were left unchanged, but lomalo soup was scl up in a separate classification in preparation for n possible differential between its value and other canned soup points. f; T, „ , .1—-ili.I. Relievo misery, as most mothers do. Rub the | throat, chest and back with time - tested Noted Negro Upwyer Dies in little Rpck Little Rock, March 29 VP). — Arkansas' best - known Negro attorney, Scipio Africanus Jones, about 80, died Sunday at his home i here. ' Born at Tulir, Ark., and Educal- ed in Negro schools of Ihe slate, Jones »egun his career as a school teacher but soon turned to law. He practiced for 57 years here, specializing in criminal law and winning national attention .through some of the cases he handled. He was also a leader in lhc slale Republican parly and served as a delegate lo national conventions for many years. Interested in improvement of the Negro race in Ihe south, Jones was active in educational affairs and the Norlh Little Rock Negro High school was named for him. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p. m» WOMAN IN THE WAR! Virginia Donnelly, who makes filaments for radio tubes in Army communication sets at a Wcstinshousc Electric and Manufacturing Company plant. CAMELS PON'T TIRE My TASTE THE/RE ALWAYS EASY ON THROAT-/N FACT, THEY SUIT ME TO A 'T' THE T-ZONE" -WHERE CIGARETTES ARE JUDGED The "T-ZONE"-Tastc and Throat-is the proving ground for cigarettes. Only your taste and throat can decide which cigarette tastes best to you... and how it affects your throat. Based on the experience of millions of smokers, we believe Camels will suit your "I-ZONI" to a. "T." Prove it for yourself! COLDS as most in WICKS W VAPORUB I C

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