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.Monday, April 12, 1943 HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS PAGE THRU ' Social ana P ers on a Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Phone 768 Between 8 a. m. and 4 p. m. I " Social Calendar Monday, April 12th Group 2 of the Women's Christian Council of the First Christian ^church, homo of tho leader, Mrs. Oliver Adams, 3 o'clock. Women's Missionary Society of the First Baptist church, mission study, the church, 2:30 o'clock. St. Mark's Auxiliary will moot at the church at 4 o'clock. Tho monthly meeting of tho Women's Society of Christian Service will be held at the First Methodist i church, 3 o'clock. The Kuzolenn cliiss of Ihc First Baptist church will have a social ill Ihc home of Mrs. Hue I.ticU wilh Mrs. Jimmy Miller, co-hostess, 7:'lfi o'clock. daughter have arrived for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Lex Helms, Sr. Mrs. R. R. Forstcr of Shrcveport is visiting the L. W. Youngs this week. Mr. and Mrs. Billy Duckelt re turned this morning to Waco after spending the weekend with lives and friends in the city. rela- Pvt. Leonard Ellis of Ellington Field, Houston, returns today aflci a brief visit with Mrs. Ellis. Leo Roy Murphy, stationed wit) the United States Coast Guard a Fort McIIonry, Baltimore, Md., ha? arrived to be the guest of his par ents, Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Murphy for several days. College Training Seems to Help Braves, Senators New York. April 12 — (/P) — Probably a college education was all the Boston Braves and Washington Senators nedecd these m a n y SPORTS ROUNDUP By HUGH FULliER'fON, JR. Wide World SpoHs Columnist New York, April 12 -zAfS 1 )— War i is, you ca n picture how badly need- is H dcpt.: Breeders y6t game I ed is a 200 pound stalwart behind Luther Hollamon. Jr., of tho United States Signal Corps Reserve The Senators, who have been able to finish in the American League's first division only once in the past HI years, lop that circuit with seven victories in their eight spring games while the Braves have made a clean sweep of their trio of outings to set the national loop pace. Because of (he edict which keeps tho clubs above the Landis East man line for the conditioning drills this year, the Braves are preparing for the coming season at Choatc school. Wiillingford, Conn., and Washington is drilling on the Cam cocks are complaning over" the high cost (in cash and points)' Of beef extract . .*". . They say it's needed to get the birds in condition for the big mains. . . Wait until they try to buy a new set of steel spurs for the battlers .... Although fewer than half of them are likely to start May 1. 35 Kentucky Derby eligiblcs already have checked in at Cluirchill Downs. . . . Lou Little, a liainDurgor counter. So let's just say the hamburger story is bologna." Columbia football coach, has bCpn i wel . 0 sen i Service Dept. Northwestern University's athlel- ic deportment is helping to fill tho demiind for sports news from home by publishing an eight page paper for "N" men in the service. More than 300 copies of Ihc first issue Briefs From Big Major League Camps By the Associated Press PVIRATES Get Rest Muncic, Incl. — The Pittsburgh Pirates got the clay off today after lurching out of their spring long batting slump and defeating the main forces of the Detroit Tigers, 13 to 2. A game was carded with the Louisville Colonels today but Manager Frar.kie Frisch cancelled and gave his men a vacation. Tuesday, April 13th Iris Gordon club, home of Mrs. Claud Agec with Mrs. Frank Porl- or, co-hnstess, .'i o'clock. was up from Longview for a week-1 pus of tho Univcrsliy of Maryland. end visit wilh the Martin Pools and other relatives and friends. TV The Jolt B. Graves class of the First Methodist Sunday School, social meeting at the? home of Mrs. Lloyd Kinard wilh Mrs. Ralph Smith and Mrs. Clyde nendrickson, associate hostesses, 7:li() o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. George Green had as weekend guests, Mr. and Mrs. John Williams of Texarkana. Mrs. Edward Aslin is relatives in Shrcvcporl. visiting A social meeting for members of the Winsome Sunday school class of the First Baptist church will be held at the home of Mrs. Warren Hart wilh Mrs. Rosalee Trout. Mrs. Ophelia Rolls, and Mrs. Julian Spillcrs, co-hostesses, 7:30 o'clock. Wednesday, April 14th Mayor Albert Graves will be the guest speaker at the April meeting of the Paisley P. T. A. nf the school, 3 o'clock. Thursday, April 15th Mrs. Mark M. Smyth, and Mrs. Marion Buchanan will be hostesses to members of the Lilac Garden club. 3 o'clock. Sgt. Edward Schooloy of Camp Young, Calif, is spending a furlough in the city with Mrs. School- oy. Sgl. Costa Carlson of the Army Navy hospital at Hot. Springs is a visitor in the city. Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Ferguson of Both clubs have compiled their records without having played a major league loe, a condition which ends today wilh the Senators opposing the Philadelphia Americans and the Braves tangling with the New York Yankees. Brooklyn's Dodgers and the New York Giants are tied for second place in the national league's red flannel circuit wilh six triumphs each in seven games while the Philadelphia Athletic 1 .* are nt>ht behind the Senators in the junior cir- cuti with four out of five. Following up their world series victory of last fall, the National Leaguers hold a If) to 10 edge over their American loop rivals. T h a t edge was manuUiclurcxl primarily ordered to keep absolutely sllcjnl for two weeks because he strained his voice. The strain on Lou has been even greater than the one on his vocal chords. Honesty Pays Fred Mersch, Georgetown U. bascballer, has been looking behind the bushes for Dodger scouts ever since the lloyas played Catholic U. last week. It seems that Mersch found himself 'on when second base, he decided to steal third, and did .... Only trouble was that third already was occupied by his teammate, Jim Gilroy. .-. . In the confusion Gilroy stepped off the oag and tagged, the Mersch de- ided to go back to second but ouldn't make it. Idabcl, Okla. are guests of their by the Dodger:,' three - game sweep son, Harry Ferguson. Ferguson, and Mrs. Coming and Going Sgt. Joe M. Olmstcad and Mrs. Olmstead departed this weekend for their home in San Antonio after an extended visit with Mrs. W. H. Olmstead and other relatives and friends. i Governor Homer M. Aclkins of, Little Rock was the Sunday gnesl ' of Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Graves. Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Gilliam and children, Marjory Ann and Bobby, Sunday Mr. Gilliam motored Lockesburg to visit relatives. to Captain and Mrs. Lex Helms and NO ASPIRIN can do more for you, so why pay more? World'slnri;cst seller at 10^.31) tablet s20|f. 100 for only 35#. Get St. Joseph Aspirin. Hospital Notes Mr. and Mrs. Chester McCamie. 1323 West Fourth street, announce the arrival of a daughter at the Julia Chester hospital April 11. of the series witli the New York Yankees and Cincinnati's domination of the Cleveland Indians. Mrs. Clyde Walker of McCaskill is a patient at the Julia Chester. Mrs. Georginia Beauchamp has been admitted to the Julia Chester hospilal for treatment, friends will regret to know. One Lou Minute Sports Page Ambers will put on Checking Up: Members of last year's Great Lakes Naval Training Station base ball club: Ernie Andres now is aboard a sub chaser, Frunkic Baumholz is captain of a gun crow on a merchant ship with several transatlanlic crossings to his credit and most of the others have been transferred. And among the athletes who have passed through the Norfolk Navel Station, Bobby Feller is at sea as a gunnery captain, boxer Fred Apostoli is somewhere in the Pacific, and Ken Ovorlin is stationed at Midway. Yank Speedsters Fail New York — The New York fankee speedsters, George Stirn- veiss and Roy Weatherly weren't wift enough for the Brooklyn Dodgers as the American Leaguers ost their third straight to the Na- ional loop nine SSunday. Stirn- A'eiss, who swiped 73 bases last ear in the International loop, was lirown out on a bunt and Wcather- y was caught stealing. the NEW SAENGER CAGNEY Joan "LESLIE Walter HUSTON RIALTO Starts Tuesday BIG DOUBLE FEATURE Communiaues George F. ChurcTiman, son of Mrs. John Churchman, 517 North Elm street, was among 49 soldier- students from Arkansas and Mississippi graduated as expert mechanics at Kccsler Field, Biloxi, Miss. He was recently promoted to private first class. family relationship classification 3-A, 3B, and 3C — and about G, 250,000 of them are fathers. The 3A class contains about 7.000.000 men. the 313 class 2.000, 000 and the 3 C class 250,000. Many in 3 - A and 3 - B will luiw- (ve.-. bo shifted to 3 - C as rcclas- j-ificaiicns go forward. In 4 H arc "men 3R to <15 now deferred becnuse their age group is not being accepted for military service." Although these men are presently deferred. Selective Service said "this group is being rcclassificd in ease of eventual call." It was indicated that the reclassit'icalion would consist of placing the men in the regular classes with an "H" added to the designation to show they are not wanted now for sorv- 1 ice. Thus, one necessary to the war roduclion program would be abbed 2 BH, a farmer 2 - Ch, tc. gloves for a boxing bout tonight for Ihc first time since he retired in 1941. He'll step through a three round exhibition wilh his cousin and Coast Guard mate, Marty Servo, at Hoileran Hospilal on Stalon Island. ... By cancelling its National Championships last summer, the U. S. Golf Asociation went $10,000 in the hole, but, thank to Bob Jones, it's still out of debt. There still was a good surplus for the crowd Bobby used to draw to the tournament Marcellus Maseda, the Reds' batbo at Tampa, Fla., for several years, traveled all the way to the Bloom- r ol . mc ,.i y o f ington. Inrl , camp at his own expense just to work at the job for a few weeks. . . . Dee Boeckman, only woman coach of an American Olympic team, is headed overseas as a war worker. Today's Guest Star ' William Meg. Kefee, New Orleans Times Picayune: "Catcher Greek George has notified Larry Gilbert that he will not report to Macon, Ga., where the Vols are training. Last Laugh Pop Lafleur, veteran Hartford, Conn., umpire, gives this explanation of why he started to wear a blue uniform instead of a base ball player's monkey suit "I pitched until my eyes gave out. Whc n I no longer could see whclh- er Ihc ball went over the plate 01 not, I resigned as a pitcher and became an umpire. Whcn you cal 'em as an umpire, you can't be wrong." Former Hope Woman Dies at Texarkana Classified Ads must be In office day before publication. All Want Ads cash In advance. Not taken over the Phone. One lime—2c ward, minimum 30e Six times—5e word, minimum 75c Three times—31/jc word, minimum 50e One month—18c word, minmlum $2.70 Rates are for continuous insertions only "THE MORE YOU TELL THE QUICKER YOU SELL." Wonted to Buy CUT-OVER OR CHEAP LAND. Stale price and location. Boswell & May, Bodcaw, Ark 29-1 mp For Safe ONE TON 1938 FORD TRUCK. Five tires. See Jirn Owens at Hogue store on highway 29. C-Gtp MEN'S AND BOYS' SPRING SUITS pants and shoes. Ladies' and children's spring dresses and lo\V heel shoes. Bedspreads and sheets. R. M. Patterson, East Second St. 31-fcE TRUMPET, condition. MUST BE IN GOOD Notify Hope Star. 12-Otp Notice Vaughan's Play Lauded Brooklyn — The Brooklyn Doders, winners of three straight over 'he New York Yankees, still were talking about Arky Vaughan's glittering play that robbed John _,indell of a hit as they embarked 'or Camp Dix, N. J., and today's struggle with the New York Giants. Vaughan, still shy of peak condition, went back of second to make the stop Sunday. FIVE ROOM HOUSE ON 4TH street near court house. Ray Turner, phone 32 or Turner Boarding House. G-Gtch 1 FORD AND 1 CHEVROLET pickup. See Mr. Wilson at Victory Pool Room. 7-Gtp COTTON-SEED, D&PL, Stonewcll 2B, Rowden 41A and Cookers long staple, first year from breeder. All $2.00 per bushel. See T. S. McDavitt. G-tf Bartell on Injured List .... New York — Dick Bartell, veteran New York Giant infielder, had the tape removed from his injured wrist but is not likely to see action against Brooklyn in the game at Camp Dix today. Ace Adams and Tom Sunkell will hurl for the Oilmen. Pvt. Lloyd D. Leveret t, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Levcrett of Blevins, was promoted to Ihe grade of privale first class this week and enrolled in B-24 Liberator mechanics school at Keesler Field. Miss. He says he has to remain behind Ihe counter of his restaurant because ho can't got anybody to lend lo his hamburger Cards, Browns Workout St. Louis — An open dale interrupted the seven - game city series today but both Ihc St. Louis Cardinals and the Brownies participated in a long workout. Manager Billy Southworth of the Cards, pleased by the showing of Pitcher Mori Cooper, said Howie Pollet had retu/ned from a conference with his draft board at THE W. M. MARSHALL 80 ACRE farm on Columbus road. Will sell at sacrifice as owner is leaving city. Mr. A. A. Tannehill, phone 414-W. 9-Gtp SEND ME YOUR NEW OR RE- newal subscriptions for any magazine published. Charles Reynerson. City Hall. 1-lmch WE ARE BUYING RADISHES AT Home Ice Co., located on Highway No. 67 north. Monts Seed Store. 8-4tch. CULTIVATOR, PLANTER, MID- dle-buster, check lines and good collars. Also cotton seed. Johnnie Green, Hope, Rt. 4. 10-3tp BREEDING TIME IS NOW HERE. It will not pay to neglect youf mares so breed them and have young slock coming on. If you want quick service and good colts, come to Sommorville's barn. L. C. Sommerville, phone 815-J. 10-3tch For Rent CLOSE-IN. SOUTH SIDE MOD- ern duplex. Unfurnished. Automatic hot water heater. Private entrances. See Tom Carrel. 2-tf ALFALFA HAY, ALSO ALFALFA and Johnson grass mixed hay. See Oscar Van Riper on Hope and Columbus highway, 12 miles out. '12-Gtp ROOM AND BOARD] 723 S. ELM. Phone 1043-W. 9-3lp Lost COTTON SEED. ROWDEN 41-A $1.50 per bushel if you rurnish the sacks. C. G. Crilchlow, Emmet Route 2. 12-Gtp Wanted BILL FOLD WITH IDENTIFICA- tion papers. Finder return to Hope Star and receive reward. 12-3lp Carbohydrates furnish more than ' f . 50 per cent of. the energy content ' of most diets. Mrs. Thurman O. McDaniels Hope, died Sunday I _ ,,,.-,„ night at the family residence in I Houston, Tex., and that Murray Texarkana following a long illness. She is survived by a son, Thurman O. McDaniels, Jr., her mother, Mrs. R. O. Westmoreland, and one sister, Mrs. Raymond Coyle, all of Texarkana. Funeral services will bo hold at the Beech Street Baptist church in Texarkana Tuesday at 2 o'clock with internment at the Proscott cemetery in Prescott. Dickson also had rejoined the club. Both are pitchers and were absent to determine their military statuses. LADY TO LIVE IN HOME AND care for child while mother works. 908 South Main. G-6tp EXPERIENCED MAN FOR eight acre truck farm. Plenty of water for irrigation. Mr. Wilson at Victory Pool Room. 7-Gtp For Prompt and Courteous TAXI SERVICE PHONE 679 I will Appreciate Your Patronage. L. R. Urrey 679 Taxi Co. Tigers In Double DefeatO Evansville, Ind. — The Detroit The sponge was once believed to business, j be a combination of both plant and With meat rationing being what it animal. o SERIAL STORY DARK JUNGLES BY JOHN C. FLEMING & LOIS EBY COPYRIGHT, 1943, NEA SERVICE. INC. Tigers, who recently picked themselves as contenders for the American League flag, had a double defeat to explain today. Tb eregulars were crushed. 13 to 2, by the Pittsburgh Pirates while the seconds were blanked by Minneapolis of the American Association, 3 to 0, in a pair of Sunday games. in "Captain of the Clouds" Also /.&<.,„TRACY /^SAWYER Deferment For (Continued From Page One) pendents. Men who are personally esscn- linue lo bo placed in clasifica- ton 2 A and 2 B deferment foi month periods or until roplaccmoni available for them. Those need not have dependents. The farm deferments are superior to othci because they continue indefinitely wtihoul regard to availableilit> of replaconents. Both farm classifications are restricted to those "necessary ti cultural occupation or agrieultura endeavor essential to tho war of fort," but liberal interpretation ha opened them to most full tim farm workers. Elimination of the 3 B classifi cation put men in essential acti vities on the same fooling as those in other work •— except work specifically declared to hold no dcfer.- mcnt rating whatsoever, even for men with several children — unless they are esential individuals. This appeared to reverse the policy of the War Manpower Commission, which has charge of selective service, to persuade shifts to the more esenlial lino of work, but, spokesmen said the same — and quicker — result could be obtained by expanding the non de- ferable list. Futhermoro, they said, (ho postponement afforded by 3 B rating might have been slight since many local boards have exhausted Iheir supply of childless married men in 3 A an have begun reclassifying such men out of 3 B into the 1 A. They added Ihe same condition would have prevailed when the calling of fathers began. Boards were instructed to: Consider, whether men reclassi- 3-C, 3-A, 2-C, 2-A or 2B before fied out of 3 - B should be put in putting them in 1A. "Bear in mind" that they can put a man in 2 A or 2-B even his lino of work nor his particular job is on the national list of essential activities and job - occupations, since the list is "only a uuide" to help determine essentiality. Continue, "so far as possible," to call single men ahead of married men, regardless of when the marriages took place. Calling of fathers is expected to begin generally around July 1. The current rale of inductions is about 12,000 a day. There now are about 15,000,'000 registrants aged 18 through 37 in tho various draft classifications. Another 80,000 to 100,000 become 18 each month. Approximately 9,250,000 of the present registrants are men in the TIIK STOHYt AlltH»n ToiHtlnB, • oi'ifly Klrl, is OIV lo Cuilti'llllllli, to run IIIT fntlirr'N «rhl«li' plnnlu-- tion. Hurry I-'Iclillnir, mining rn- Kliu-iT in MiMirvh of » «iulck«llviT. Illllll^ oni-rilll-ll liy till? U«l«"« '»- iliiiiix, IIIIM trli-il iiuiny llnii'H to lilsNtinili- lior. At 1'iliTti* HiirrlON, Allison liilriului-fK Hurry to Hi— itiililii, IKT fnthrr'N iitlornl-y. Hi— liulilo iilKO wimiN AlllHOii of the dilute*™ Nlii< will tnee an llu; llllin- tiKlon mill priimiM-N lo Uo nil Jic vim to Iii'ln Hurry. * * * TOO DANGEROUS CHAPTER VII T HE stunned confusion on Allison's face sent Barry into howls of laughter. She ignored him, her wide violet eyes fixed on yourselves comfortable tjntnV tomorrow." * * * W ITH a quick, deep bow he was gone, his tall, white-suited figure moving with sure, arrogant strides toward the hotel. The waiter brought them more coffee and they sat on in the thatch-covered veranda lazily tho imperturbable Spaniard. face of. the "What do you mean, 'A train of mules'?" she demanded. "Do you have mules pulling carriages or something?" Barry laughed louder. Even Renaldo's thin dark lips struggled with a smile. "No, Miss Topping," he said gently.' "The mules carry the luggage—and the passengers." Allison's delicate chin lifted haughtily. "That's ridiculous," she smd'cxl. "There's a train. I saw it. I shall go on that." Barry exchanged a helpless glance with Renaldo. "Do that," he said in a choking voice. "Tip the engineer and smile at him. I know he'll turn off the tracks and take you just where you want to go in the jungle. Or maybe you could transfer to a subway." She gave him a wide, mirthless smile. "Are you kidding'.'" she said. Her voice was flat and a liitle frightened. "I've been trying to tell you for five days I'm not kidding," Barry groaned. She turned to Renaldo and said, "Where's the hotel?" He pointed it out—a flat little building raised on piers just back of where they sat. Beyond it, corrugated iron shacks littered the glaring coast before the high green wall of the jungle closed in. Indians, dogs, pigs, naked children were everywhere, in dirty, noisy confusion. Vultures floated above in the white-hot sky. "I don't think I'd like it there," she said stubbornly. ''You'll think it's heaven after a few days in, the jungle," Barry retorted. Siie shrugged. "Who knows?" Barry gave it up. With an impatient shrug, he said to Renaldo, "I wish you luck with her." Renaldo rose with a troubled smile. "Thank you," he said to Barry. "Now if you will excuse me, I have many things to arrange before wo can begin our journey. I will first have your luggage carried to your rooms. You will have no other worry. Make watching the iew small boats on the glistening blue water, while the sun rose higher in the sky and the heat poured down, in heavy, moist waves. Small beads of perspiration formed across the girl's wide forehead beneath the brim of her hat. She wiped them away furtively and smiled when Barry caught her. "Aren't you going to tell me it's hot?" she jeered. Barry grinned at her cheerfully "I am not," he retorted. "I've turned you over to Renaldo bag and baggage. I've an idea I've betn handling you all wrong anyway. I'll bet you came down here in the first place because someone dared you to." A secret smile twitched the corners of her mouth. "Maybe," she murmured. "After all, an owner has a right to manage his own plantation ..." "Oh. It was Renaldo's letters then. He wrote you not to come." "Well, practically." "Renaldo is a smart man. I'll bet he's an efficient one." "He's pretty, too," said the girl with a mutinous laugh. "Just the same I have a life to live. And if I want to—" "Throw it away," Barry cut in dryly, "it's yours. Go ahead. No- the big *tty's glamor aoiis lor a single afternoon. "What do you want for lunch? he said. "You'll get tortillas." "You make life so easy." She urned the full battery of her blue orbs on him in mock adoration. * * * T HEY settled down into the bamboo chairs again and the waiter hurried out. From his stuttered explanations, they found that the thoughtful hand of Renaldo had been in the luncheon preparations. He brought on plates of soup, then chicken, rice and hot red peppers, and finally bowls of fruit, mangoes, bananas, pineapple. When the slanting rays of sun had lost their violence, they took a walk around the town. They peered into closed steamship offices and watched the little locomotive wheeze away from the small station 'bungalow. Allison brought her camera and took pictures of the slender coconut palms that leaned against the boardwalk, and the pelicans preening body's stopping you." A fat little man in soiled white ducks waddled up the hill to tell them their rooms were ready. They followed him down to the hotel and parted at their different doors. An hour later they met on the veranda to stroll back up to the small restaurant for lunch. They had both had* showers arid a change of clothes and for, a few minutes they felt fresh, "almost cool. The very young naked native population clustered around them, staring at Allison with round, dazed eyes, at the daintiness of her sheer blue cotton frock, at the wide leghorn hat that framed as it shaded the delicate oval of her face. "Well," Barry thought humorously, "she's dazzled keener minds than theirs." Now that he had found she was in capable hands, she was no longer the irritating responsibility she had been on the boat. He was content to drop his own problems for the moment and concentrate on the remarkable prank of fate that had- put him in this tropic village with one of their plumage with heavy beaks. She screamed with delight at two parrots lumbering stodgily across the sand before the walk. It was sunset before they turned back. On the hotel veranda in the rose haze of the tropic evening Renaldo was smoking an evening pipe. "Did you have an enjoyable day?" he greeted them. "Not bad at all. Did you find that guide for me?" Barry asked. Renaldo frowned. "I am sorry to say I did not," he said. Barry stared at him. "But I thought you were sure." Renaldo turned troubled eyes on him. "Somehow," he said with slow emphasis, "the word has gotten out where you are going. These guides are not fond of trespassing into Quiche territory- I offered them fabulous sums." "But how could it have gotten out?" puzzled Barry. Allison was fanning herselt with her wide hat. "Are you having trouble?" she inquired sweet- Grave Problems (Continued From Page One) his long retreat now backing up into tho dangerously restricted area of Axis fortifications around Tunis and Bizerle. The full dress parleys just ended were attended, by such key German figures as Richmarshal Hermann Goering, Foreign Minister Joachim Von Ribbentrop, Field Marshal Gen. Wilhelm Keitel, chief of the supreme command of tho armed forces, and Naval Chief Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz. The chief of the Italian general staff, Gen. Vitlorio Ambrosio; Foreign Minister Giuseppe Bastiani and Dino Alfieri, Italian ambassador lo Berlin were in Mussolini's reli- nue. One Berlin broadcasl recorded by Ihe Associated Press said the conferees had studied a special survey of "continued reserves" prepared for the occasion, which 'had strengthened the conviction of those taking part in Ihe conference that the new dvelopment of < Axis i strength will not be impeded by enemy action." The Italian newspaper La Tribuna Illusrata was quoled in another Berlin broadcast as declaring Hitler and Mussolini will decide "whether and when" New York City is to be bombed. The new German Heinkel - 1 7 7 bomber could easily bomb N e w York from air bases in Western France," the newspaper said. Tho German planes could reach New Yoru in aboul 20 hours with a load of two to three tons of bombs and 40 tons of fuel, utilizing Axis submarines in the Allan- lie for detailed weather reporls, the paper asserted. In Black or Blue Gabardine. VAGABOND No. t In Black or Tan Calf. 1 -t ]y. Barry whirled on her in sudden suspicion. She laughed at his accusing anger. "I didn't!" she cried. "That was a trick I missed." "The only thing I could suggest," said Renaldo decisively, "is for you to go with us into the plantation and take some guides I have there, whom I know will go. If not, I'll go with you myself." Barry stood glaring m indecision. "A long way around," he objected. "But if it's the only W ay— It's decent of you." Allison's mocking chuckles went on. (To Be Coutiawed) Ex-Commerce Chief Roper Dies Sunday Wahington, April 12 — (/P) — Daniel C. Roper, 76, President Roosevelt's first secretary of commerce, died at his home last night after an illness of everal month. Roper, a native of Marlboro county, South Carolina, had been in virtual retirement since 1939, when he served briefly as minsiter lo Caiuidu. After four years as a school teacher, Roper turned to politics, winning election to the South Carolina state legislature at the age of 25. When ho became Secretary of Commerce in 1933. a post he held nearly six years, Roper brought to his cnbinet job a long and varied experience in politics and law. In 1930 he was a member of tho general conference of the Methodist Episcopal church, south, and. in 1931, of th sixth ecumenical conference. He served as chairman of the Democratic party's organization bureau during President Wilson's second campaign for election, and later became commissioner of internal revenue. With him when lie died were Mrs. Roper and three of their seven children. Funeral services probably will be held Wednesday. EXERCISER White Glove HOPE'S FINEST DEPARTMENT STORE Chas. A. Haynes Co, ON MAIN

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