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HOPESTA*R,HOPE, ARKANSAS Tuesday, I943 Eventually Air Blows Will Severely Cripple Germans 5' r K Analysis of ihe News by Mackenzie ® Market Report I not heavy, liquidation was steady ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards. 111., April 6 —(.T 1 )—- (U. S. Dept. Agr.) — Hogs. 11,500: mostly 1520 lower than averaae Monday: good and choice 180-310 Ibs 15.4050: top .15.55; 160 wooled ewes 9.00 down. NEW YORK COTTON New York. April 6 —<fP\— Cotton futures declined almost $1 a bale today under increased liquidation. culled that a number of bull mar Editorial Comment Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Cable. By DeWITT MacKENZIE IE an Arm of 100,000 commandos stymied their way from the English channel to Paris and there devastated the. great Renault wat- ^ works — the cost including 20,000 casualties in the ranks during | 75: 100-130 Lbs 13.0014.00; 15.00-35: stags 15.25 down. Cattle. 3.000: calves. 1,100: good and choice steers 15.751.00; ined- uim and good heifers and mixed | yearlings 13.75-15.50: common and medium cows 11.00-13.25; medium and good sausage bulls 13.00-14.75: gnoi'l and choice vealers 15.00; med- I ituil range slaughter steers 12.00- ium anil good 12.50 and 13.5: nom- I 17.25: slaughter heifers 11.00 1C.25; stocker and feeder steers 11.0015.25. , i »_, j r u^ j »l Sheep. 2.000; receipts include two weeks of bloody fighting, and a vast doub , t 4 soulhwest clipped lambs 170 Ibs 14.6515.00; 140-160 Ibs 14.15 Buyer's confidence was shaken by sum of money — the world would acclaim it as a magnificent feat. Our American bomber, bommand and around 800 head trucked in; lambs mostly 25 higher: part deck ! mostly choice 92 Ib wooled lambs sows | reports of a split in the farm bloc md .expectations that .the Senate would uphold the president's veto if the Bankhead bill. Late values were off 50 to 90 cents a bale. May 20.32, July 20.!:! ;md Oct. 19.80. Futures closed fiO cents to $1.05 :i bale lower. May opened. 20.43: closed, 2030 Jly—opened, 20.20; closed 20.10-11 Oct—-opened, 20.01: closed. 19.H2 Dec—opened, 19.95; closed, 19.5 Mch—opened, 19.89: closed, 19.09 Middling spot 22.On; off 11 N Nominal. and the market lacked support, kets nave reachde a climax with a Other grains declined with wheiit. feverish turnover of penny stocks. Wheat finished I 1-4 to 2 18 cents j H;iils lost most of their driving under Monday's close. May j power but. despite ii wide assort$1.44 3-B, July SI.43 3-15-12. Sept- ! ment of locrs in most depart- ember M.44 12. corn was un- jmMits, advances of fractions to a changed at ceiling limits: oats point or 1110,1 e well plentiful. near were off 78 to 1 1-4 and rye lost 1 5-8 lo 2 cents. Cash wheat: No. 2 hard 1.46 18; No. 1 dark northern 1.40 1-8. Corn: No. 2 yellow 1.02; sample grudc white 1.00. the close. New lops for the year or loimt'i' were well distributed. Transfers were around 2.500.000 shares. mjiJer General Ira Reaker in Brit- ! , e 7 - • doublc deck around 84 Ibs t*tvt o«r»f 1*>v Trlvinff TTnY'rT-oceoo rt\ffr t t . .. . . am sent 133 Flying Fortresses . good and choice clipped lambs No. Paris and did the job in maybe [ f skins and belter 15-S0 . deck witl ; three hours. Four bombers and ieven Allied fighters were lost. And how do you appraise that? Of course, that's a fanciful comparison. However, the Allied air forces are beginning to bite off '-treat, 'chunks of this war, with speed and small cost in lives and nrmteriel. We need the land forces, but we can save hundreds of thousands of lives, weary month of battle and billons in cash by intensive development of the Allied air- arm. Now when you hit the Renault works, • you hit something. This plant, which manufactures transport vehicles, tanks and aero engines for Hitler is perhaps the biggest of 'its kind in Europe. It got a orry shellacking from the Royal Air Force just a year ago when it was employing 30,000 men and running twenty-four hours a day. That raid destroyed tanks — so No. 1 and 2 skins 15.25; odd head SERVICE 1150 Sorrel Saddle Stallion. $10.00 4' Star Bull $2.50 Boar $1.00 Fee at gate before service, but service guaranteed. ' At the Pines Dairy W. M. Ramsey Oats: Sample grade 02 t-4: No. •! white (Hi 12. mixed por Prompt and Courteous TAXI SERVICE ,. PHONE 679 t •1 Wifl Appreas&ej?i*6ur ' J ' .Patronage.''. L. R. Urrey 679 Taxi Co. I was told authoritatively in London — than had been knocked out in all the fighting in North Africa up to that time. It was a terrific loss to the Nazis, and crippled the works for a long time. Now the Yanks have tossed a load of monkey wrenches into the macin- ery again. This was only one of many raids carried out over Western Europe in the past three 'days, including the heavy R.A.F. assault on the much manhandled armaments works at Essen. Nino hundred ton of bombs were dumped in among the price less Krupps faetoi'ies which are the right arm of Hitler's Frankenstein. Naturally Krupps isn't wiped out or anything like it, for the work cover some 800 acres. The point is that while many buildings were undamaged. a great deal of the manufacturing is interlocking so that the destruction of one main building might put a large number of others out of business. The thoery about such devastating bombings is that if you crack up enough of prime targes, plus transport, system which are esen- tial to move upplies, the enemy will reach a point of near impotence. No one yet has found a .flaw in this argument and, in fact, it seems obvious that it must be true. However, we must remember that'the effect of such bombing on the German fighting machine isn't immediate, because the Nazis have supplies for a considerable time ahead. It might be several months before the losses registered on the [battle front. But the destruction of ;hese targets in cumulative. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago. April G —-i/P)—• Wheat futures prices broke almost 3 cents at times to the lowest levels since mid-Feburary today . A report from Washington continued to indicate a break in the ranks of the farm bloc which would result in a POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, April fl — M 1 ) — Butter receipts liOl, (i:<l: firm: prices as quoted by the Chicago price current. are unchanged. Eggs receipts i!7,fl2G; steady: prices unchanged. Poultry live; :) trucks; firm; market unchanged. NEW YORK STOCKS Nwc york. April ti — i/T'i— I.ate buying in steels steadied the slock market today after insistent profit. collectors had stalled numerous leaders in the early part of the session. Dealings again were among the speediest of the past 13 months, with block of low - priced issues running to 10,000 hares dominal vote to sustain the president's veto ing tho ticker in the morning. Thi of the Bankhead bill. i aroused a little apprehension on the Although selling pressure was < part of veteran observers who re- Repair Press Box Despite Hardships Lawrence, K;is., April G (/'Pi — New contender for the whistling-ill the-dark championship: The University of Kansas athletic board, which is spending $MOO to repair the football stadium's press box — despite the fact that school ha;- no football coach and the Army and Navy soon, will have almost all Ihe players. -------- .. -wo»0 »- ..... • - • Snake Unites Old Friends Raleigh, N. C. (A'\ — Pvt. Wilberl tea ton of Greencastle. Ind., was looking at the snakes in the state nu:.-.eum when a large rattler struck at the glass window. Lcalon, startled, stopped bad; — right on the toe or Pvt. Morru Kvcn . a hometown pal he had not seen .since both were inducted and ser.l to separate camps. \ Hardwood Logs and Lumber OAK, GUM, CYPRESS, ASH, ELM, HICKORY, PECAN, HACKBERRY, ETC. We Pay Cash GA1NES HARDWOOD LUMBER CO. Box 869 — Texarkana, Texas — Phone 1809-J Wrife, Phone or Come to Office South of Town on T. & P. Tracks. Friday Night, April 9th CITY HAIL AUDITORIUM Admission—-Children 30c; Adults 55c Sponsored by Hope Kiwanis Club Benefit—Under Privileged Children's Fund. • SERIAL STORY DARK JUNGLES BY JOHN C. FLEMING & LOIS EBY COPYRIGHT, 1943, NEA SERVICE. INC. 'I tin ssTOUYi Allison Topping, Noi-ii-ty sirl, Is olY to Cunii-nialn. in run her rnllicr'x <-lilel«- jiUinln- tlon. On lionrd .ship she m<»ct.s llnrry KirliiiiiK. nil nine fnjjIiitMT, iil.su hound fur (iuiitiMiialn. l.lln Jlarrlson. UnrryN llnncrr. is nii- KiT<Ml >vhrii Allison slarls II llirtn- thin willl Harry. Di-spilc Bjirry'K Jilrii Unit .she should :ih:iitil»ii Oil- trip lM'4>nii.Mc of hnrllshiiis sht> \vill rncoiliiler, Alll.vm IN determined to BO, * * * TIIE UTJSE CHAPTER II '"PHE fog deepened into a lashing storm before the night was out, and the freighter plowed a slow, harried course southward along the coast. It was late afternoon of the following day before they ran out of the storm, and the wallowing of the small boat settled to a rhythmic roll. For the first time all five passengers appeared in the small dining room for dinner. Barry Fielding came first. He was a born sailor, and rough weather only sharpened his sea appetite. The captain introduced the three men coming in next. Two were joint owners of a rubber plantation in Brazil. The third an elderly lighthouse keeper. Barry told them he was a mining engineer. "I'm afraid Miss Topping won't make it," the captain said as he led the way to the table. "She's been having a bad time." Barry smiled. "Fine," he said. "She'll get off at Santiago then nnd go back—which is exactly what she should do." "You think so, Mr. Fielding?" The five men turned sharply toward the door, at the sound of the feminine voice. Allison Topping was posed dramatically in the doorway, her celebrated figure in sequin evening gown silhouetted against the &th Army Said (Continued From Page One) near frapani in Sicily, and Porlo Empcdocle on the south coast of Sicily also were raided and badly damaged. (Altogether 3fi person s were killed and 115 injured, Ihe Home communique said, but it claimed 12 of the raiders were shot down, and said the Axis bombed Bone Harbor in Algeria. (A British communique from Malta disclosed that the raids on Porto Kmpedocle yesterday and Trapani hist night were from that Fortress base in the Mediterranean. Railway sidings, a power station and factories were attacked, Ihe communique snid. (The Gorman high command, claiming 18 Allied planes were shot down In the Mediterranean area yesterday, stiid "an important mountain position was conquered in our own offensive enterprise" in Southern Tunisia. (Cairo dispatches said the KAF's four - motored Halifaxcs and twin- engined 'Wellingtons planted bombs next to the railroad station Ihe Sfax raid. i The Halifa.xes and Wellingtons also -vent to work on Axis defense areas, while fighter - bombers escorted by fighters started numerous fires among enemy vehicle concentrations.) (The Morocco radio, heard in London, said French forces with the British First Army in Ihe jiorth had occupied a village 19 miles west of MHtour in their offensive toward Bi/.crtc. (The Axis expected the renewed Allied drive to come soon. The Brilin radio said General Sir Bernard L. Montgomery's Kighlh Army artillery had begun laying down "lest | shots" on the advanced poitions ! of the German - Kalian defense none Minns' the Wadi El Aknril, 20 miles north of Gabes. (Gen. Montgomery opened each of his spurt across the desert and bis decisive battle of the Marelh Line with thundering artillery barrage. (The Germans also said Montgomery's lank had been pushed nearer the front, "indicating that a British attack against Rommel's positions will nut not be very long in coming." i A Inter Berlin broadcast said an unusual number of planes arrived yesterday at Gibraltar and it repeated unconfirmed report thai about 25,000 American and British troops passed through Ihe Fortre port last week en route to North Africa, i Birch, Master f( Magician, to Be Here Friday, "The npetil of -magic nnd mn- gicians is genuine an'S- universal. Il is not confined lo any nation or people, nnd is MS powerfully ex- erled upon 'grown-ups' as children* Children derive pleasure from ti magical entertainment that can only be equaled by the glamour of the circus." So asserted Birch, Master Magician, who will present his mystifying array of I ricks and illusions to local audiences no.vl..* Friday, April !) at Hope City Hall. "1 have been interested in magic and its manifestations since I ment heads, store managers, and | onU ,,. cd ni ,,|, school, MU<! I hope I assistant managers in giving "on sh;lll ; ,] w;l y s maintain this engross- the job" training to new and experienced employees. It is a streamlined aid to tho best handling of personal problems. Several Classes will be organized at the High School for Students who are now employed, or those who plan to go into soiling jobs at the close of this school year. Students will be given instructions in wartime problems in retailing, business arithmetic, and "on the job" training. Training has been endorsed by many retailers. It helps solve personal problems, gives employes in- eral months each summer are spent creased efficiency, builds customer!'" creating new effects and build- morale, reduces'store cost, ami i"U spectacular illusions in a mag- Leadership Training Class Starts Tonight I The Leadership Training Course, sponsored by the Vocational Department of the Hope High School and the local Chamber of Commerce, will begin Tuesday night, at 7:30 at (lie City Hall. Chamber of Commerce room. Due to the fact that business and industry are losing trained and experienced leaders to the Armed Forces and Wartime Industries, there is a need to train now leaders for replacement. The Executive nnd Leadership Training Course is especially designed for the deparl- ing study." the young magician dared. "I believe that rnngic appeals to both young and old-- at least to those between the ages of six and ninety-six. I do not feel any lack of enthusiasm after more Out('j twenty years of entertaining the public. Bui 1 find it necessary to be 'on my twos' to keep my performance new and different." During these years Birch and Company have toured throughout; the United Slates nnd Canada. Sev- promotes job importance in wartime. The cost of the training is only the time necessary to attend the sessions. Miss Evelyn Schaffhauser and Adrian Upchurch, representatives of the Vocational Department. Distributive Division, will be in charge f these classes. ieal work-shop which is completely equipped with the finest, mosjf modern electrical machinery. st Twelve Missing St. Joseph. Mn. — Bcnsou C. Pinger is 'he only remaining member of ihe 13 club, organised to dofy_ supers'.ilion in 1IISU. i Members could lose their stand ""*' 0 * n " " ling ;mly by dying or marrying -Key West w;i.< the first native ![and pinger In date has done neither, source of sponges in America. He'll be 75 on April 13. ill ASSESSOR'S NOTICE Saturday, April 10, being the last day to assess taxes without penalty I will keep the Tax Assessor's Office open every night this week. Come early and avoid the rush". C. Cook Assessor Allison leaned across the table and slid her flame-tipped fingers into Barry's hand. "Hate me in the morning, Handsome," she begged, "but love me tonight." naming sky. She came slowly for- | clination to bossiness is apt to get OQ Barry joined the party in the ward, her delicate lips forming a you into trouble, Mr. Fielding." *~> small "tender coin" from the provocative smiling pout. She had piled her honey colored hair in careless curls atop her small head. There were dark circles under her violet eyes and tiny veins showed at her temples under the chalky pallor of her skin. The four passengers and the captain leaped as a man to pull a chair for her. Barry said severely, "You shouldn't have come down tonight." "I was afraid," she said faintly, "that—heartless people would try to influence the captain to put me off at Santiago." The laughter rose fast and gallant, directed against Barry. He shrugged with a grin. "The ship is yours," he said. "Stay on it till doomsday if you like. I should have had. better sense than to advise a woman." . * * * nnHE next morning the sky was limpid, with small puff clouds, and the sapphire water shot with sunlight. Allison was at breakfast. The "Touche," Barry grinned as he boat to the Island. started for his cabin. Allison proved a beguiling She looked after him startled, i guide. She complained loudly oE "Where are you going?" j the blistering heat but led a spir- "I have three books to digest »ted search through the colorful, before we get to Puerto Barrios," cobblestoned streets for the o d he told her. His masculine pride 1 In( ? lan '_.. Ison \ elh ™....™ a ™l'. ng ,... ° was satisfied by her visible dis- P^ nt " appointment. He was not evading her, nor a thousand native customs and relics en route. But the old Indian could not be exaggerating the importance of! found. Even Barry was satisfied • • • 'by the time they abandoned the shadow of illness was gone from her face. She was in white silk shorts and shirt, with brilliant sandals, and her yellow gold hair hanging to her shoulders. She was exquisite as the day, with a fire of mischief in her violet eyes. "I feel fine now," she boasted. "In the privacy of my cabin for the last 48 hours I've been singing the blues—I mean about the war—my losing every centavo but a chicle plantation—and now the storm! It's all off my mind for good." The rubber men and the lighthouse keeper were enchanted and a little afraid of her. To Barry's surprise she refused their homage. . "Just call the books. Somewhere within their pages was the key to the success or failure of his mission to Guatemala. They were histories of the Quiche Indian tribe. He could scarcely pull himself out of his absorption during meals. But he noted with vague imusement the constantly soaring stock of Allison's popularity with the other passengers. By the third day she was the darling of passengers and crew alike, which fact he included in his letter to Lila, though he added an honest and comforting account of his own cloistered days. He did not mention, of course, the rising pique he could feel in Allison over his invulnerability to her charms. At lunch the talk was all of Santiago. Allison hud been there often. She was full of eager description of places and spots they must see San Juan Hill the Bacardi factory the little search in tho dusky, music-filled, interior of Allison's favorite cafe. Around their table they raised wine glasses to Allison's prowess as guide. Mischief tingled her laughter. "No, let's drink to dear old Itchy Surna," she cried, "and the blood oath of Chichicastenango. They lured the lion from his lair." Barry glanced around at the sudden roar of laughter from the three other men. He realized suddenly he had been duped into conning. Allison's laughter rose. "Serves you right, you recluse! I sneaked into your cabin during dinner last night and took some bait from your old books." Barry controlled his irritation over the loss of the afternoon and enjoyed the exotic food and dancing. But he remained ominously The Book of the Month as a daily picture strip! 1 Guadalcanal Diary By Richard Tregaskis, International News Serutce War Correspondent Guadalcanal! One of the most glorious pages in i American history. Here is the story of its conquest by U. S. Marines, written by a ,star reporter who shared all their dangers and was exposed to bombings and guerilla fighting. Be sure to follow this thrilling picture version of the current Book-of-the-Month which has made publishing records. It will make you proud to be an American! church with the broken bell. . . . And there was an old Indian in a basket shop in the market place who told the most wonderful stories. He belonged to some strange tribe, and when he was 12 he took some kind of a blood oath. Barry was instantly all attention. He tried to sound casual. "Was he a Quiche Indian?" Allison's large eyes fixed on him with thoughtful innocence. "I me Al," she said, j believe that wtis the tribe," she ''The deb is dead. I'm not even j said r-lov/ly. Queen of Chewing Gum Jungle— just a chicle luborer." "That's ridiculous," said Barry heatedly. She turned on him with mock- Td like to talk to him," Barry said. ' ; Do you think he might be there still?" She shrugged. "He might. He's been there for six years. He was cjuiet when Alli<;on taught the others several Quiche words she had gleaned from the book, and they shouted them back and forth, with hilarious Misto, until surrounding tables of natives looked over with interest. Allison leaned across the table suddenly and slid her small flame- tipped fingers into Barry's hand. "Hate me in the morning, Handsome/' she begged, "but love me tonight." Barry looked up the delicate length of her white arm to her heart-shaped face with its tremulous pouting mouth, its straight slender nose, its wide violet eyes. Probably, he thought di.iDassion- ate the loveliest face he had ing light of combat. "That in- | there last October." ever seen on a woman. (To Be Continued) Begins Monday, April 12, in the Hope Star

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