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c •X PAGE fWd HOPE'StAk, MOPE, ARKANSAS Wednesday, April 7, 1943_ " • ... i. •'•'••-— ... Axis Ousfed From Lasf Stronghold in South Tunisia Analysis of the News by Mackenzie ® • Editorial Comment- Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Cable. By DeWITT MacKENZIE Market Report ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111., April 7 — (ff\ — (U.S. Dept. Agr.) — Hogs 7.500; weights over 170 Ibs. 1520 higher: lighter weights 15-25 higher; sows sarong to 15 higher; bulk good and choice 180 - 300 Ib. 15.6570: top 15.75; 160 - 170 Ibs. 14.9015.25; 140-160 Ibs. 14.40 15.00: 100130 Ibs. 13.1514.25: sows- mostly 1510-40; few down to 15.00; stags 15.50 down. Cattle. 2.000: claves, 700: all salable; steers supply moderate: .other classes in light volume: ' opening trade fully steady with General Montgomery s smashing | Tuesday; few loads of good steers a moderate comeback from the bottom levels and did better than the general run ct industrial specialties. Dealings were around 2,000.000 shares. Contributors to County Red Cross Drive new victory, as disclosed by British Prime Minister Churchill in the House of Commons today- would seem to have deprived the fleeting Rommel of the last strong Axis position in southern Tunisia. Mr. Churchill is an able reporter and a grand announcer. Let's hope he doesn't lose his voice. What has happened is that Montgomery has driven Rommel from the powerful defenses of the Wadi El Akarit. a gorge like valley about twenty miles north of the Port of Gabe . This feat , was achieved by Ihe Hell-jtor leather British Eighth Army in ha,nd - to hand lighting after a terrific artillery and aerial bombardment of enemy positions. At latest reports Rommel's heels were Hashing up the coast, with Montgomery in hot pursuit. Axis prisoners were pouring into the British rear, and there could be no doubt that heavy casualties were being inflicted on the fleeing forces. It seems like yesterday — and in fact it's only a few weeks ago— that I sat with Montgomery in his caravan in the Libyan desert and heard him describe Rommel as a great soldier, but one who would be beaten. Rommel is a great soldier, too, and he has done a masterful job in alternately standing off the enemy and extricating his troops from seemingly impossible positions. .However, the Nazi Marshal would seem to. be getting close to the end of his rope, though we shouldn'-t jump to the conclusion that there won't be more fierce fighting in Tunisia. His latest defeat is a particularly grave one for him, oecause it puts him out in the open to run. the gantlet in an ef- f6rt to make a junction with his colleague, General Von Arnim, in the far north. •The Wadiel Akarit was a strong position which Rommel had pre- n4ied in advance as a, second defense behind the Mareth'line. However; this Wadi, or deep valley, is about the last of such natural positions along the central coastal area of Tunisia until you get in the vicinity of the port of Spusse. Thus wbJu\e Rprnrnel undoubtedly has prepared positions for just such a contingency, there is no indication that he has any place which approaches the strength of the Wadi which he now has been forced to flee. This being so, his army will be compelled to fight more or less in the open coastal plain, and to suffer a. terrific bomb ing from massed Allied warplanes. The Marshal is in a very bad way, One assumes that Rommel now will make an effort to race through to Von Arnim before one of the Al- Did Simple Simon Scold His Pieman Because of Stomach Ulcer Pains? If pie did to Simple Simon what it does to many of those who are distressed with stomach or ulcer pains, indigestion, gas pains, heartburn, burning sensation, bloat and other conditions caused by excess acid, no wonder he scolded. Sufferers should try Udga. Get a 25c box 'pf Udga Tablets from your druggist. First dose must convince or return box to us and get DOUBLE YOUR MONEY BACI^. At John P Cox Drug Co. and drugstores every where. 15.50-16.25; medium and good heifers and mixed yearlings 13.75-15.00: common and medium cows 11.0013.50: top sausage bulls 25 lower at 14.50: good and choice vealer 15.00; medium and good 12.50-13.75; nominal range slaughter steers 12.00 - 17.25; slaughter heifers 11.00 - 16.25: stocker and feeder steers 11.00 15.25. Sheep, 1,000: receipts include three doubles southwest clipped lambs and around 500 head trucked in; market opened steady; good and choice trucked in wooled lambs 16.00 - 75; short deck at latter price; deck medium and good 15.50; good and choice clipped lambs No. 1 skins 15.25-50; wooled ewes 9.00 down. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, April 7 (/O— An easy undertone prevailed.in grains today, although earlier losses in most pits were partly cancelled before the close. Further selling on indications that the Bankhead bill would not be passed by the Senate over the presidents veto depressed prices. A feature of the trade was a decline in September corn contracts to $1.04 1-4 shortly after the opening. A later rally sent the price back to 11.05, the ceiling, and considerable trading took place at and slightly under that level. At the close wheat was 18 lower to 3-8 higher, May $1.44 1-4, July $1.43 8— 3-4,ocrn was unchanged at ceilings, May $1.01 and September SI.05, oats were 1-8 lower to 1-4 higher and rye was unchanged to 1-4 higher. Cash wheat: No sales. Corn, No. 2 yellow 1.02; No. 4, 1.20 1-2—1.21 1-2. Oats: No. 1 mixed 65 1-2; sample grade mixed 62 12—63; No. 1 white 6; No. 2, 66 1-2. Barley malting 90 — 1.07 nom, feed 80 — 90 nom. Soybeans sample., grade yellow 1.48 1-2—1.49 15100. NEW YORK COTTON New York, April 7 — OP}— Cotton futures rallied moderately today in a fairly active market. New buying and trade price fixing was at tracted by Tuesday's sharp reaction. Selling came principally through commission houses. Late quotations were up 25 to 40 centa a bale. May 20.37, Jly 20.16 and Oct. 19.87. Futures closed 55-75 cents a bale higher. May—opened, 20.41; closed, 20.41 Jly—Opened, 20.21; closed, 20.21 Oct—opened, 19.96; closed, 19.96 Dec—opened, 1983; closed, 19.89 Mch—opened, 19.84; closed, 19.84 Middling spot 22.20n; up 11 N Nominal. NEW YORK STOCKS New York, April 7 —(/I 1 )—Another wave of profit seeling in stocks today lowered the market's resistance but a late recovery erased a fair part of earlier losses in many of the leaders. Through the morning the trend was down with pressure increased 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 Pine* Dairy W, M. Rarnsey somewhat by short selling put out in belief the market was due for corrective reaction after it recent speedy rise. Many rail and industrial favorites were off 1 to 2 points at the worst. On the turnabout coppers and golds made the best showing and some of these had moderate net gains in the final hour, Anaconda and Kennecott attaining new new highs for a year or more Steele, motors and carriers had No Doubt He Had Made An Error Camp Tyron, Tenn., April 7 —t/P)— The boys at Camp Tyson claim the "reddest face in Tennessee" belongs to Corp. William Herron. Arriving here from Florida, Herron proceeded to unpack his barracks bag, and pulled out dainty feminine undergarments in a steady stream. The reason: Enroute, he'd accidentally exchanged his bag with one belonging to a WAAC. Two Charged in Mystery Slaying Calico Rock, April 7 —MV- A mother and her pretty, red-haired 21year-old daughter — the latter mysteriously murder for nearly four months — were charged today with first degree murder for the death of the woman's husband. Charles Durant, "43, whose body was found Sunday in a shallow- grave in the backyard of the family's former home here. Deputy Prosecutor R. D. Harris announced he filed the murder charges against Mrs. Armanda Rose Durant and her daughter, Mary, in circuit court at Melbourne on information furnished by Sheriff J.A. Rodman. A coroner's jury held that Durant. a World War veteran, met violent death and Rodman said an autopsy revealed a shattered revolver bullet in his head. The sheriff said police at Tomeo, Mich., took Mrs. Durant in custody there yesterday and reported she would waive extradition. He said he did not know when he would return her here but that he was anxious to question her. Rodman was in Little Rock today, armed with a court order authorizing him to examine Durant's record at the Veterans' Administration offices. Durant served in World War I under the name Charles W. Darling and was drawing compensation in that name. The sheriff said he expected the records to shed some light on the man' past and possible give him a clue to the whereabout of the missing girl — Durant's stepdaughter. "There are a lot of strange things about this case," Rodman said. "If we could find the girl, I think we could solve it." He disclosed that Mary Durant had oeen engaged to an army lieutenant whom she had never seen. "It was a correspondence romance," he said. She wrote letters to people she contacted through magazine columns. This of- icer came to Calico Rock looking or her a few days after she dis- ppeared. I am going to question iim .is soon as possible." Rodman said the girl attended public school here but did not fin- sh high school. He said she was ;eldom seen in public unless ac- :ompanied by Durant who lived a Deluded life, supported by his federal compensation. Durant. disappeared about December 1, about a month after Mrs. insufficienty Previously reported $9,730.26 The following are from Fulton, Ark. W. E. Cox & Sons 50.00 White & Co 35.00 Win. Temple Estate 10.00 Mr. & Mrs. I. E. Odorn 10.00 Mr. & Mrs. A. O. Bright 10.00 Mrs J. J. Battle 5.00 Mr. & Mrs. J. C. Orion 5.00 Mrs. Bill Crouch 5.00 Mr. & Mrs. Gus Davis 5.00 Mr. & Mrs. Logan Williams 5.00 Mr. & Mrs. G. H. Seymore .. . 5.00 Mi. & Mrs. J. E. Wilson 5.00 Mr. & Mrs. Brooks Shultz 5.00 J. B. Shullz 5.00 Mrs. Otis Blackwood 5.00 Mrs. C. Rowland S. S. Class 5.00 Paul Cornelius 5.00 Mr. & Mrs. C. H. Wilson 2.50 Miss Nannie B. Jett 2.50 | Mr. & Mrs. Jess Harrell 2.00 Mr. & Mrs. Paul Hanson 2.00 Mrs. Chas. Rowland 2.00 Mr. & Mrs. D. K. Dickinson 1.00 George Allen 1.00 Mrs. Annie McGill 1.00 Mrs. Jim Moore LOO Mrs. Harry Robinson 1.00 Mr. & Mrs. Earl Latshaw 1.00 Mrs. W .G. Weaver 1.00 Mr. & Mrs. Julian Mouser 1.00 Mrs. Roy Hollingsworth 1.00 Mrs. Vivian Goff 1-00 Mrs. Dan Harkness LOO Mrs. Obe Wilson LOO Miss Demma Seymore 1.00 Edwin Haller LOO Mrs. Jim Walters LOO Mr. & Mrs. T. J. Logan ..2.00 Miss Ina Logan LOO Mr. & Mrs. Urban Jones LOO K. G. Dudney LOO Mr. & Mrs. P. F. Harrell LOO Mrs. Lizzie Watson LOO Lester R. Shaver LOO Mrs. Waldron & Son LOO Mrs. Edna Brazier ...: 50 Mr. Crawford 50 Mr. & Mrs. Davis Weaver 50 Mr. & Mrs. L. Gleghorn 50 Mr. Lisenby 25 Mrs. H. L. Johnson 50 Fulton School 6.67 Sam Hendrix LOO George Maxey LOO Alonzo Franks LOO Australia Aubrey LOO Lizie Frost 1-00 Addie Burts 1-00 Maggie Green LOO Rebecca Nelson LOO Will & Geo. McGill 1-00 H. C. Brunson LOO Boffie S. Wise 1.00 Nola Marks , 1-00 W .M. Carter Kansas Pennington Mattie Bell Aubrey L50 Egginora Madison LOO Martha Bolden : 1.00 Will Montgomery 1.00 Emma Brewer 1.00 Marland McClellon LOO Mollie Mitchell 2.00 James McElrqy 25 Seven Brothers Join Armed Forces Boston. April 7 — (/TV- Seven sons of Mrs. Joseph F. O'Con- ncll, widow of a congressman, have joined the armed services. Mala, a daughter now in college, wants to join the WAAC when she graduates. "I don't know what I shall do then," Mrs O'Connell told an interviewer. "But I won't think of that now." Mrs. O'Connell says a prayer each night for each of her Army and Navy sons. The latest to leave was Conleth, IS), who started today for Fort Devcns, Mass. "I've got to work very hard to catch up with my brothers," he said. They are all officers or officer candidates. Still at , home with Mrs. O'Connell are Mala and two other daughters and a son in high school. .—•»««»— -~ Continued Oil Development Is Sought Magnolia, April 7 —(/PI— District engineers for the petroleum administrator for w»r collaborated today with (he Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission and operators in the preparation of recommendations for continued oil development of the Dorcheat and Macedonia oil-' gas fields. The state commission decided to submit recommendations jointly with the operators after B. E. Buchanan, district chairman for PAW' gas division told the commision here that he would recommend oil development for the Cotton Valley- sand in the two fields upon assurance it would not impair gas production there. Buchanan asserted that evidence presented at yesterday's hearing was the first factual presentation, except -.'eneralitie. offered i n support of the oil development. The recommendations on which his engineers and the state commission must pass will be forwarded to Wahington. New drilling Dorcheal, Macedonia and McKamie fields has been halted by PAW refusal to authorize additional permits. The federal agency contended critical materials were used in drilling wells which frequently produced natural gas only and that sufficient gas Dining Cor Cook to Face Murder Charge Albany, Ore., April 7 —(A 1 )—The knife sl-iyinfi of n pretty Virginia bride as she lay in lower berth 13 of a speeding train brought Robert E. Lee Koikes, 20-year-old Los Angeles Negro dining care cook, to trial today on a first degree murder charge. Koikes is accused of cutting the throat of Mrs. Martha Virginia James, 21, bride of u naval ensign and member of a prominent Virginia family, before dawn Jan. 23 while the Southern Pacific's West Coast Limited rocketed through snow-mantled Oregon en route to California. The thud of the body in the aisle was the first warning to passengers that there had been a slaying Quick search of the trai n failed to disclose a murder weapon. The slayer left such few clues that there even was speculation he had left the train. No motive was brought out by investigators. Because of traffic congestion, Mrs. James' husband, on his way to a new assignment, was on another train. After the slaying, some passen - gers in the ill-fated Sleeper D section told officers they recalled hearing a muffled jcream and one he heard a woman protesting. "I can't stand this any longer." Several days later Koikes was arrested in Los Angeles. Hai-low Weinrick, district attorney for Linn county, Oregon, in which the train slaying occurred, said Folkes made several oral confession but their context never was officially disclosed. For Prompt ?nd Ceiirteous TAX! 5IRVICE PHQKi.679 I will Appreciate Your Patronage. L. R. Urrey 679 Taxi Co. lied columns can cut through to the coast ahead of him and so surround him. In any event, the A forces in Tunisia are hemmed in without hope of escape. The trap is closing in on them like a greai hydraulic press. Air power again is playing a vita part in the British advance. No only have Rommel's forces been subjected to a ceaseless bombard ment, day and night, but the Anglo American air Navies have been destroying the transport planes which Hitler has tried to send to his herd pressed captain. Katie Campbell ............................. 25 Lonnie Lee Cheatman ................. 25 Carlene Mills ................................. 25 Grades 1 through 3 .................. LOO Bates McCain .............................. 1-00 Leo Walker Bryant .................... LOO Emma Walker ............................ 1-00 Caldonia Jones 1-°0 Annie Sampson ....................... 1-00 Ella Carrington ........................... 1-00 Nathan Hendrix ........................... 1-00 Melrosa Pennington .................. LOO Siberia Hopson .......................... 1-00 (The total amount so far collected from Fulton is $252.02). Total reported to date $9,9?8.88 1.064 wells had been drilled. Operators 1.001 and O. C. Bailey, chairman of the state commission, cited need for new petroleum sources in the war efforl and presented evidence showing -availability of crude in the area. The commission fixSd the daily production allowable for the state's oil wells for May, June and July at 72,340 barrels. All fields except the Jones'sand pool at Shuler were allolled Ihe same allowables as Ihoy have for, Ihe current quarter, The Shuler Jones sand allowable was cut at Ihe unit operator's re quest 1.000 barrels daily to 11,000. U. S., British (Continued From Page One) Pacific Area (Continued From Page One) Ousseltia and Fondouk. In another fierce foray against War Planners (Continued From Page One) I statement that the buffer state is a thing of the past," dci«l as a dodo," aroused perturbation among representatives of some of the smaller European stale, who asked lhat was '.o become of them. They drew attention to a dictionary definition of the buffer state as "a country or state, for example Switzerland, which intervenes geographically between larger states and lessens the danger of rupture from immediate contact of their unfriendly element." Belgium was cited as an outstanding example of the buffer stale and it was recalled that the ure 1938 Austrian Republic was ouft'er between Germany nnd Italy: Albania a buffer between Italy and Greece. One of the worried diplomats, who asked that his identity be withheld, pointed out that Adolf Hitler's publicly proclaimed excuse for invading Belgium and Holland was that these buffer states were about to double - cross Germany, their powerful neighbor. But Ihe sad history of the League of Niitipns showed only loo clearly, he said, lhal -he aeries of aggression which wrecked international efforts to maintain world pence were without exception launched by great powers-* not buffer slales. How to reassure Rusia without throwing one of the smaller European slales inlo a panic thus appeared to be one of the complexities of ihe situation. Half Burned Coat Clue in Slaying Calico Rock, April 7 </P)— A partly-burned mackinaw containing two $1 bills, a package of cigarct.s and a puir of spectacles has been found in a field near here, giving rise to hope that iy mbta shrdlus rise to hope thai it may be ;i duo in Ihe mystery killing of Charles Durant, 43. The garment was dsicovered by children in a field on the little 12 or IS-acrc farm thai Durant rented on the outskirts of town. Sheriff ,1. R. Rodman, who spent yesterday in Little Sock seeking information on Din-ant from the Veterans Administration, was not available for comment, having loft Melbourne this morning for an undis- ] closed destination without revealing his purpose. Durant hud been seen wearing a macinaw here before his disappearance early in December. His body was dug from a shallow grave in the back yard of his former home Sunday after a dog belonging to Hcrmiin Reeves, new occupant of the residence, scratched up a man's hiind. The Reeves family moved to another residence precipitately. Washington By JACK STINNETT Wide World Features Writer Washington — For the first time the Army has set up a school for postmen. Officially, it's the Army Postof- ficc School at Pennsylvania Stale Teachers Collie. West Chester. | Pa. Every two weeks 125 men will be graduated from Ihe six-weeks course of instruction in delivering Army mail. But there's more to ii than thut. It's really a post graduate school, because it's open onU to former postofficc employes now in the Army. The Army's mail history is a long one. When George Washington's ragged little Continental army was playing hare and hounds with Ihe British, the importance of mail to the troops was recognized. The general himself pleaded wilh Ihe posl lo do better in getting let- lers from home lo the men on the firing line. By the time World War I came around, the morale value of a message from mama or Ihe so close to the front lines that they ' frequently nre under fire. In New Guine;i, whore utmost every foot had to be hacked out of mountain jungles, they were Hunt behind the mobile moss trucks. There nre APOs in India. Iceliind. Piimimiil.., 4 Alnska. Ireland. Greenland mid 1 New /.euludn — to mention only a new spot. But thnl's not hiilf the Story. Not long :IKO. :> big ferry command plane went down in the North Mr, lantic. It carried several IhoiiSiimf" letters of Army miiil. The plnno ssink in comparatively .shnllow water. Divers went down mid brought, up the mail sack. It look weeks of work at the New York APO to dicipher some of those wiitor-i-J smeared addresses, but when it was nil over, only :i senre or so of the letters hud to be sent to the dead letter office. , Wh.Mi the Atlantic Clipper look i its tragic plunge near Lisbon ref, ccnlly, il was; carrying 17(1.111)0 v I mail letters. According to Col. W. A. Kenyon, deputy director of the Army 'posliii Service, within •!(> hours the originals of those letters still held in New York had been rerun on V-miiil film imd were oi'j ' their way to their destinations. Childbed fever is the largest single cause of maternity deaths. Amazing results in building represented in the ;C1J1UC1 L, UUUML cl illVJlltll wi.i.v-4. 41*1 ^. ....jv.....— • — ••-,< - - *- Durant left tovn. Rodman said the I non-military phaes of the conduct of the war and especially in the ;irl left two weeks later driving a family-owned truck which later was found abandoned at West Plains, Mo. Mrs. Durant returned .ate in December, stayed for about two weeks, disposed of the household goods and then left, Rodman said. The house remained vacant until February. 'The Veterans Administration received two letters, handprinted and sgined with Durant's name, dated after December 1," Rodman said. "These letters said that Durant had accepted employment in Chicago and did not want his compensation payments continued. I think they were written after he was slain." RAILROAD WORKERS The Railroad Retirement Board will recruit TRACK UBORIRS in Hope, Ark., on April 8, 1943. Both white and colored wanted. This is essential war work. Men will be hired in Hope and furnished free transportation to job. Rate of pay: 55 and 60 cents an hour. Time and a half for all work over eight hours and for Sunday and holiday work. Rate depends upon location. PLENTY OF OVERTIME AVAILABLE Board Coil? o/>ly SQc « 4oy- Lodging Furnished Free. Each man must provide.his own bed roll. If not employed in war work, apply to your local United State Employment Service Office. Hempstead Turnback Share Is $4,1 10.81 Little Rock. April 7 —(If)— The January March quarterly turnback of gasoline taxes to the counties reflected the effects of rationing when the total allocation of $258,932.74 dropped $100,335.64 under the preceding quarter and $110,217.35 below that for the same period last year. Distribution to counties by Treasurer Earl Page included: Columbia $3,915.32 Hempstead $4,110.81; Jefferson $7,623.76; Ouachita $38.91.50 and Washington $6,247.53. Canadian Railroad Is Cookin' With Steam Washington i*)— War traffic de- Imands have led the Canadian Nat- h'.'iii'l Kuiiroad to add "coffee shop" cars. The kitchen and pantry arc- in the middle of the car, with space for 20 dinc.-rs at each end. ! Vegetables are cooked with steam i from the locomotive. The cars, described in Die Commerce Department's publication Foreign Commerce, are said to serve patrons faster than regular dining cars. making of policies." They also, felt that the existing agencies "were not sufficiently coordinated." Some delegates recommended pan's economic development of the conquered territories, such as the N< ivi-londs Indies. "Repeatedly the round table (on China) was reminded of the danger of letting Japan make her dis- poslios unchecked while the western powers disposed of unfinished buine in Europe," the report, said. "It is important to keep Japan •off balance' so lhat she might not consolidate her present political and military position. . . "It was felt by several that the recapture of Burma should rank high in the list of military priorities, some even placing it second in inportance lo the North African campaign." It was "the view of mpst members," the report said, that the British, Dutch, French and American dependencies in the Pacific, recaptured from Japan, should be returned to their soviereign powers" pending steps fpr their advancement- toward self - government. , ,. The round table on India stressed the need for spm.e form of collective security, including the United States." "Only ihus will il be hossible to break 'he vicious circle of United Stales isolationism and unwillingness to cept futua-e foreign responsibilities, on the one hand." 'he report said "and on the other, British imperialism and reluctance to give up control over territories without assurance %s to; what new Axis shipping in the Sicilian strails six enemy ships were sunk from a convoy and an ammunition ship blown up. Flying Fortresses, in another battle during the bombing of a convoy off Bizerte, shot down 15 enemy fighters, the war bulletin said. Tunis in Tunisia and Trapani in Sicily were heavily attacked by burst on the docks, the communi- que said. Altogether 20 enemy aircraft were reported destroyed yesterday, compared wilh a loss of five Allied machines. This brought to 79 the two-day toll of enemy aircraft taken by Allied airpower in the African Ihea- ter. Besides the seven ships accounted for out of one convoy, many Other ships "of all classes" were unk or severely damaged by the heavy and very successful" alack at Trapani, the communique aid. Among enemy planes shot down vere four Italian torpedo bombers vhich attempted to attack Allied shipping off the Algerian coast. (Axis communqiues quickly acknowledged thai Gen. Montgomery's offensive was under way again after heavy artillery bom- jardmenls. ("Fighling is in full swing," Ihe German communique broadcasl by ihe Berlin radio said. (The Italian war bulletin broadcast oy the Rome radio said the attack was preceded "with a violent arlillery barrage and a large- scale use of lanks." (The Ilalians also disclosed lhal Mssinea and Ragusa as well as Trapani were bombed. Forty persons were killed and more than u hundred injured in ,the Trapani raid, the Italian said, and six were killed at Mest-ina. (The Italians reported that seven raiding planes were l,ost by the Allies and thut another seven More than half of Morocco's export trade and 70 per com of it's imports pass through! the port Casablanca. of Continual cannon fire has been heard 100 miles from the scene of the firing. girl friend was an established fact and the APO went to town. Compared lo mail delivery problems of World Warll, however, Ihose of Ihe firsl World War were simple. APO offices now circle Ihe globe. When our troops landed in Norlh Africa, "shooting postmen" were ;imong the first to get their feet wet. Mobile postoffices now move Lemon Juice Recipe Checks Rheumatic Pain Quickly If you suffer from rheumatic, arthritis or neuritis pain, try this simple inexpensive home recipe that thousands are using. Get a package of Ru-Ex Compound, a two week supply, today. Mix it with a quart of water, add the juice of 4 lemons. It's easy. No trouble at all and pleasant. You need only 3 lablespoonsfuls Iwo times a day. 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Tissue foods must be digested uud rich, red-bipod must be present to build sturdy bodies. !3SS Tonic Is especially designed to build-up blood slreujjtli when dcllcieiilf "•.. . and to promote those stomach juices'" which digest the loot! so 'he bodv col? make proper uso of It, in tissue bufldlnu nnd rcpiilr. These two Important results enublo the body to make ute of the food us Nature Intended. Thus yoxi nmy uuln a keen tippetite . . . firm llcali . . . body energy . . . mental alertness! i ; Build Sturdy Health so that lliu Doctors may butter serve our Fighting Forces Thousands and thousands of users have testified to the benefits SSS Tonic haa brought to them and sclenlllic research Hhows that it Bets results—that'u why so . many say "SSS Tonic builds sturdy healtl<_ —makes you feel like yourself again." At drugstores In 10 and 20 oz. sizes.CiS.S.S.Co. v.v.v» helps build STURDY HEALTH form of control present rule. 1 ' . will succeed their Pomona, Calif, April 7 (#>—Mrs. Annetlii J. St. Gaudens, 73, noted American sculplres, whose hus band and brother yi law a,ttainec fame in the same art medium, died last night. .,.. If you're a You should know about this planes were shot down, one yatb-in aricraft fire and the others in air Huels with Italian and German fighter planes.) The announcement that Gen. Montgomery's forces were again on the move was first made in a special communique from Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's^hcadquart- crs last night. ARKANSAS' "SELF- REGULATION" PROGRAM Perhaps you Lave not heard of the constructive work being done by this Committee to maintain high standards o* decency aud law observance wherever beer is sold in this State. For 3 years now, we have acted as the conscience of the beer industry. Others cannot be as critical of us as we are of ourselves. We have an ancient and honorable tradition to uphold. We help to drive the law-breakers from the ranks of beer retailers. Decent retailers, running wholesome places, deserve this protection. Working closely with law enforcement officials, we ferret out the facts, face law violators with them. Warn them: Clean m> or Close up! Unheeded warnings have one result. Your officials then step in, revoke licenses or issue injunctions. Put them out of the beer business. Thus we help to maintain conditions in your community on a level that you would approve. If you hear of law violation, please report it to the proper officers, or to us. 1$ * ltEVEHA«JE OF MO W Jill VI 10 * ARKANSAS COMMITTEE BREWING INDUSTRY FOUNDATION I. HUGH WMARTOH. Sfcfc Pirtctw W6 PY«WM»B MM, UTTIE ROCK C MUM

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