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r? two HOPE' STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Thursday, April 8, 1943 ombings Will Continue Despite Civilian Casualties 'Analysis of the News by Mackenzie Editorial Comment' Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Cable. answer to the protest isn't hard to j Lieut. Colonel Paul Tibbets. of find. ! Miami. Fla.. one of our war heroes. Of course, deliberate bombing of | about his sensations in bombing, civilians — with emphasis on the j word "deliberate" — is contrary i to international law and is a throwback to barbarism. But the com| mittce has registered its protest at the wrong headquarters. The Germans, Italians and Japanese have engaged in purposeful bombing of non - belligerents throughout the war, presumably in an effort to break civilian morale. Some awful atrocities have been committed and he told me he always is anxious "for the women and kids." "You see." he added, "I have a three-year-old boy of my own at home. I hate to think of him playing near a bombed factory. That makes me careful. We can't ask for greater care than that. As a matter of fact, ns this column has insisted before, talk about "human warfare" is a lot of bunk. War can't be humanized, though we can and do soften some There has been no incident of this of the blows. Just so long as there's sort chargeable to the Allies, however, so far as I know. The civilians -_.._._ who have been killed in Cologne By DeWITT MacKENZIE ;uld otlicr p i accs have died by Should the winged fighting forces j chance and not by design. cf the Allies cease bombing industrial cities like Cologne or the manufacturing suburbs of Paris, for example — because civilians are Killed in the raids which are carry- ijig us towards victory and the end ol a bloody war? A committee of Britons—of whom Professor H. Stanely Jeyons, widely known educator and author is one — has petitioned the British government to "stop bombing civilian." The committee doesn't object to precision bombing of military and industrial targets, but is "horrified'' at such civilian casualties as were caused in Cologne. Now I don't think for a minute that the committee has lighted a fire which will act as a beacon to summon the world to its support. However, it has raised an interesting subject and one which is quiet- j ed an example of this from Eng- ly'-but widely being discussed. The ' land last fall. I was chatting with rmed aggresion which must be met by defense in. kind, just so long will civilians die. Try to sciui.'in out of it all you can. but wars are won by killing. When you slop to think about it. does death by bombing hurt a civilian more than it does a soldier? I doubt it, though perhaps the civilian's mental anguish is greater because of lack of schooling in violence. Anyway, the Allies aren't going to let the lives of a few thousand civilians stand in the way of sav- As.-eed that deliberate bombing civilians is savagery — supposing they get caught at the target? Are bombs to be withheld because of that? The factories of Cologne were turning out weapons of death to be used against the Allies. Likely some were making bombs for British babie. Certainly the efforts of that great industrial center men- j ing the world from the barbarities aced the Allied cause. They were j of Hitler and the Japanese, protracting the war, thereby costing the lives of thousands of Nnit- ed Nations troop and causing untold suffering to civilians i n Allied countries. Humanity doesn't ask us to make such a sacrifice in order to protect enemy peoples. Actually Allied bombers do their utmost to protect civilians I report- New York is only 1.60:5 miles farther from Tokyo than San Francisco by air. Toh United States for one is building the greatest air force in the world — and we intend to use it. We shall go out of our way to save civilian lives—but, unless my guess is wrong, we shall keep right on bombing with until the tnq t v • O /' j&jt*mf2 "' ' •9* ^^^__-^*—^ * •'• ^^if DRESSES Bemberg Sheers Butcher Linens Printed Jerseys and And Oner New and Beautiful Patterns • - Styles for Spring Priced at 2.98 to 14.85 Men's Slack Suits Men's New Rayon Twill Slack Suits, Newest Colors and Designs. 4.98-5.98-6.98 Hosiery See Our New Hosiery, Made by Phoenix and Vanette, Priced 98c up We Give Eagle Stamps The Leading Department Store Geo. W. Robison 6- Co. Hope Nashville Market Report ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards. 111., April 8 —OP\— (U. S. Dept. Agr. > —Hogs, ft.OOO: weights ovc-r 180 Ibs mostly 10 Itnver than average Wednesday; liuhter weights 10-lf> lower; sows 510 lower; most good and choice I80-.500 lb.< 15.5500: top IS.05 sparingly: few early sales 15.50 down; lfi!)-170 Ibs 14.85-15.15;140-K>0 Ibs 14.35-85: 100.130 Ibs 13.25-14.10: sows 15.00-35: stags 15.25 down. Cattlo. 2.500: calves. 1,000; medium and good heifers and mixed yearlings 13.75-15.(!0; common and medium cows 11.00-13.50; medium and good sausage bulls 13.00-14.50; go(.d and choice vealer.s 15.00; medium ,11 id good 12.50 and 13.75; one load choice steers 17.00; nominal range slaughter steers 12.00-17.25; slaughter heifers 11.00-10.25: stocker and feeder steers 11.00-15.25. Sheep, 2,000: good and choice trucked in wooled lambs 115.00-75: (wo doubles good and choice 90 Ibs. clipped lambs mostly No. 1 skins few fall clipped 15.5: wooled ewes 9.00 down. NEW YORK STOCKS New York. April R —</P)— The stock market, on a selective basis, regained its equilibrium today and a wide assortment of favorites edged into new high ground for the year or longer. Dealings slowed after a fast but uneven start. Bushing shifted from one section of the list to another, with farm implements, rubbers, aircrafts, utilities, sugars, scattered rails and specialties receiving alternate suport. Low-priced issues again were the speediest movers although volume failed to duplicate the three preceding better than two-million-sharc sessions. Turnover was around 1,800,000 shares. Advances of fractions to a point or more — there were a few wider jumps — predominated near the close although lop marks were cut in most cases. alod with commission house and l selling forces values down in the final hour and the market closed around the lowest levels of the dtiy. Futures closed 20 to 35 cents a bale lower. May opened 20.47— closed 20.37. ,Ily opened 20. 211— closed 20.10-17 Ocl opened 20.00— closed 10.89 Dec opened 19.9-1— closed 19. 83 Mch opened 10.89— closed 1U.7H. Middling spot 22.1(1 N off 4 N-nominal, State Sets Record in Polio Drive Little Rock. April 0 —i/Pi— Arkansas contributed an all time record amount of $01.3-10.1!) during the recent infantile paralysis campaign, Basil O'Connor, president of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, announced today in New York. Tlie state for the third successive year, won the honor of being the first in the nation to complete its report on the appeal, O'Connor said. Arkansas' contributions this year were $24.496.37 higher that last year, an increase of 06 per cent. The amount does not include funds sent direct to President Roosevelt. Half of the money will remain in the state for local relief. Films Show Big Fires in French Plant fighter plane and anti- aircraft gunner; brought clown throe German plime.s during the day. Rome Reports Adolf Benito Holds Meet London. April a — (/!')— Several squnrc miles nroun dthe important nenmill Motor factory outside Paris .voro covered with n {jrcat. continuous blanket of smoke from i hundreds of bombs us American planes roared away after their al- tai.'k last Sunday, movies taken from the raiding aircraft showed loday. In ilio clear atmosphere, the area marked off by a bend in the Seine | river ;,tood out as a perfect tarj?cl and bombs from more than 1110 planes pnrtifipntint,' in the mission said to have centered in the area. The initial bursts immediately Keneratod urout billows of rapidly- spreading smoke which obscured subsequent hits. But the cameras of the newsreel men showed very few bombs landed outside the tar- Sol area, and the uniformity of the smoke blanket indicated the comprehensiveness ol destruction. T h e Paris radio, meanwhile, broadcast a statement that the number of killed in the American raid on the Erla aircraft works at Antwepr Monday had risen to 2.f>00 and added this figure was not complete. Aj!ain there appeared to be a ulll in RAF night raids on the continent although the Bremen radio went off the air, the usual indication that r:u r lers wore feared. Eenmy bombers killed several persons in raids on the English Born, Switzerland. April 8 (A'i — A conference between Adolf Hit ler and Benito Mussolini on what steps to take for the defense of Europe against invasion was reported from informed circles in Rome last night. It was said IMP meeting probably took pinto in the Brenner Pass. , Tin- report from Ronu- siild the two Axis loaders surveyed the entire- problem of stnitogic defenses *. i for the continent, although Muss"-* 1 ' lini now is conernod primarily with Ilalinn defenses menaced by Allied successes in Tunisia. It is estimated that the Army Air( Forces will contain 2.500.0(1(1 men bv Ihe end of HMD. THE FLAVOR TELLS BLUE PLATE Mayonnaise J <ST" r ! MADE BY THE WESSON Oil PCOPIE Buy Iho Economical Pint Size south coast yesterday and British Governor Adkins was state chair- \ man for the drive. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago. April 8 — l/Pt — A selling Arkansans Favor Pay As Go Plan Washington, April 8 —f/Pi— Five Arkansans were among the some 40 Democrats who signed a letter _ .._ o to Chairman Doughton of the House wave hit the wheat pit just before ; Ways and Means committee urg- the close today, reflecting a sud-' in ~ l|l;lt ;1 " t>w pay-as-you-go tax den break of over 5 cents a bushel measure be brought into the House at Winipeg, and prices dropped- immediately. They were Repre- more than a cent before buying senlativs Hays, Norrell, Gathings, p 0 ,,ro,. w; , s uncovered. - Harris and Fulbright. Rye followed wheat lower on selling by houses with northwest con- pr.r.(ir, n c; Oiit^. which had maintained gains for almost the entire session, fell below Ihe previous i- 1 """ Th" break at Winnipeg was attributed partly to selling by if-'i interests who have been active buyers in that market recently. Some selling apparently was based upon reiteration by Price Administrator Prentiss Brown of his opposition to the Pace bill. There i was little additional news, although ' the United Kingdom was reported j to have purchased 500,000 bushels j of Northern Manitoba wheat from Canada. Wheat closed 3-4—1 1-8 lower, May $1.43 1-4, July $1.42 3-4, corn was unchanged at ceilings. May $1.01, oats dropped 3-8—34. and rye was off 1 1-4—1 1-2. Cash wheat no sales. Corn No. 1 yellow 1.02; No. 2, 1.02; No. 3, 1.00 1-2—1.01 12; No. 4, 08-100 Oats, No. 1 white (57 1-2; No. 2 07. Barley, mailing 901.0 nom. feed HO-90 nom. Soyoeans, sample grade yellow 1.53'l-4—1.60 1-4. POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, April 8 — (K'\— Poultry, live; 2 trucks; firm; market unchanged. Butter, receipts 336,631; firm; prices as quoted by the Chicago price current are unchanged. | NEW YORK COTTON ! New York, April 8 —lfP>— Cotton I prices backed down today aflor I early firmness. Opposilion by Price i Adminstrutor Brown to the House approved Pace bill and administra- ; lion recommendations for a subsidy i program ill lieu of the parity bill I chilled buying enthusiasm. Later afternoon prices were un! changed to 5 cents a bale higher. j May 20.41, Jly 20.22, Oct. 19.96. Easiness in grain prices, cou- Men,Women!01d? Get New Pep,Vim Feel Years Younger Pnn'f lilnmt; rxhaiisiriK worn-nut, run-down f<'t>Hnn ' i>u your uim. Thousuirita immn'il at vliuL it llnlu | IKM'pInu up with ostrcx will ilo. Cumulus ut-ni-nil t'liiit-rf nficn nmicil hy liMitu-H lacking vl>;inim MI, Inm.riilniim idimpliuir. Ci-iO-in'x Timli 1 Tablet H. Trial stze ;»6e. Or KAVM MO\ KV—- yet rt'Ktilnr %\, Klzu (-1 times us many tubtctiO. Also i>>k hi KIM i Aptvlal. tutf, nmnry-HjivliiK "Kronomy'' t»i.M». Di'ii'i huoM. Siurt fr.Hlim peppy. jinmuiT.-riVluy. For snle at all good drug stores everywhere—in Hope, at Cox and Gibson Drug Stores. For THE BEST in farm equipment service! • Right here is the place where machines get the best in care and repair—tractors, tools, and imlements that produce food for Victory! With help and new machines so hard to get, the equiment you have' is your preservation. Make sure you have everything in the best possible shape. We can help you. In our McCormick-Deering shop your equipment will get the expert service that insures proper operation. We have the equipment and the agricultural experience. Please order your work ahead. Give us advance notice and we'll get your repairs out on time. Stop in now and set the date. Arkansas Machine Specialty Co. V. C. Johnston 218 North Walnut Telephone 257 HOPE, ARKANSAS or store for.food suggestion! that will make your coupon* go farther STUEART'S 2 Quart Bottles P and 207 S. Walnut We Deliver Phone 447 RICH IN VITAMINS AND MINERALS !/4 cup vinegar or lemon yuicL' 1 Va teaspoons salt 1 tublcsponn suj-ar Vs teaspoon pepper 3 tuhlct>poons fiuhul oil l h «"P I'et Milk 2 cups shrccUlcJ lettuce* cup CJ(TO(« l /y cup thinly sliced nulishes** V4 cup thinly sliced Kreun onions 3 small tomutocs, JiccJcrJ unil cut fc WC£ i/0;fl/ Mix together vinegar, salt, sugar and pepper. Stir in salad oil gradually. Then stir into milk. Beat with rotary egg beater or shake thoroughly in covered jar. Keep chilled. At serving time, put lettuce, cabbage, carrot, radishes and onions inlarge bowl. Add chilled dressing and toss lightly until well mixed. Garnish with tomatoes, if desired. Serve at once. Serves 6. *\Vater cress or spinach may be substituted for half of the lettuce. **Diced celery or cucumbers may be substituted for the sliced radishes. NOTE: Vegetables should be well chilled before cutting. For Thin Recipe lou'll Needs Lux SOAP Bars Life Buoy SOAP Bars Large IVORY FULL CREAM FLOUR 48-lb. sack 2.25 Bar Old Dutch CLEANSER 2 cans 15c POTATOES FULL CREAM SALAD DRESSiHG Quart Jar 30c 30c Irradiated 3 tall PET MILK "ns A Full Line of FRESH VEGETABLES WESSON OIL Pt. 29c VALUES ON * RATIONED FOODS Sliced BACON 8 Points Per Pound 39c Armours TREET 5 Points Per Can 39c Dry SALT MEAT ^TL 5 Churn SALMON 7 Points Lb. Can 29c BOLOGNA 7 Points Per Lb. 19c TOMATOES 16 Points Per Can lOc SAUSAGE 7 Points Per Pound 25c PIE PEACHES 14 Points Per Can Pickled PIGS FEET 1 Point Each 5c Hienz KETCHUP 10 Points Per Bottle 25c Pure LARD 5 Points per Lb. 8-lb. Ctn. 1.49 Fresh Pork Neck Bones Lb lOe 2 Points Per Lb. BACON End Slices Lb. 25c 5 Points Per Lb. PEANUT BUTTER Qts, 39c &5vii»"*». < ^

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