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«C j£ 1 % h ( PAGI FOUR HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS 'Monday* ^ILI Ih'ed Airmen Dealing Hard Blows to Nazi War Plants o Analysis of the News by Mackenzie Editorial Comment Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Cable. By DeWITT MacKENZIE Those great week-end bombing raids by the Allies into the heart of Germany and even beyond into ;distant Czechoslovakia, are indeed sensational news. This means that United Nations ; air-power finally is putting the finger in a big war on Hitler's care- full secluded strength. It's the productive strength upon which he has i been depending smugly to keep him C j rc i es . ' Market Report POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago. April 19 —(/P)~ Poultry live 2 trucks; firms; hens, under 4 Ibs. 23; 4—5 1-2 Ibs. 26; over 5 1-2 Ibs. 26; leghorns, under 4 Ibs. 23; 4 — 5 1-2 Ibs. 26; fryers 3—4 Ibs. colored, plymouth rock, white rocks 28 1-2; springs 4—5 1-2 Ibs. colored plymouth rock white rock 31 1-2; over 5 1-2 Ibs. 33 12; broilers, under 3 Ibs., colored, ply- mouth rock, white rock 27; leghorn chickens 24; roosters 5 1-2 Ibs. down 18; over 5 1-2 Ibs. 19; stags 28: duck 27: gccsc 25' capons 8 Ibs. up 36 1-2, under 8 Ibs. 35 1-2: slips 33 1-2. NEW YORK COTTON New York, April 19 — (.<}>- Cotton moved in a narrow range today. Reports that the government now favored the sale of Commodit- Credit Corp. Cotton stocks to stab- jilize prices in place of a ceiling, received in trading going, because he thought it was outside the danger zone. | Take that Royal Air Force raid against Pilsen. clear across Germany and into Bohemia: That must have caused consternation in the Fuehrers' wind camp. When you say "Pilsen" you think of beer, but it wasn't beer his majesty's Ibirdmen were after. 'Pilsen is the site of the Skoda armament works — one of the greatest war plants in the whole world. It straggles over many acres and forms an enviable target for ;bombers, but Hitler wasn't much worried over Skoda because it lays so deep in the continent that there seemed little fear the Allies could carry out more than rare token raids against it. The Skoda works have been the all highest's ace in the hole, for even though the more exposed Krupp armament works at Essen were knocked about, he still would have in Skoda the balance of strength needed to keep his war- machine running. Moreover, Skoda is centrally located and so can supply his forces in all the European theatres. But an R.A.F. fleet winged its way some 700 miles clear across Germany, in the midst of flying , flak and attacks by fighter planes, to deluge peaceful Pilsen with death and destruction. At the same time another contingent of British bomb- 4 ers smashed at the important industrial cities of Mannheim and XiUdwigshafen in southwest Germany. : The two raids employed 600 1 heavy bombers, and 1,500 tons of f bombs were loosed on the Boche. The British loss of 55 planes wasn't > costly enough to make the operation unprofitable. Simultaneously the Russians made another raid on Koenigsberg, the great German supply base in , east Prussia. Neighboring Danzig ' and Tilsit also were bombed. The •Red airmen inflicted considerable damage. But the British and Russian i 5raids were only part of the story. The attack by American Flying Fortresses on the Focke-Wulf airplane works at Bremen, resulting Late afternoon prices were 10 cents a bale higher to 15 cents low- downward from 13.50; good choice vealers 15.25; medium and and good 12.75-14.00; nominal range slaughter steers 12.00-17.2"). Sheep, 1,200: receipts include three double decks mostly southwest clipped lambs; around three hundred head trucked in; no early action. School Students Take Civil Service Exams Little Rock, April 19 —f/Vi— Approximately 100 high school students in Malvcrn, Sheridan, Benton, Magnolia and Camden have taken civil service examinations under a newly inaugurated "speedup" program to fill war-important jobs, State Civil Service Inspector O. F. Suggs said today. The new system makes it possible for Senior High School commercial students to take Civil Service examinations with job appointments becoming effective upon gradua- John Q. Citizen Three Soldiers Are Little Short in Bond Drive Washington, April 19 —(A 1 )— Joh n Q. Citizen is due • for some visits by his local war bonds volunteer By last Friday night. — when the treasury's latest official figures were announced — Mr. Citizen had bought only $904,000,000 worth of war savings bonds in a drive that has its sight set on a goal of 13 billion dollars. This didn't mean that the drive wasn't going along nicely. The treasury announced a total of more than 9 billion had been subscribed by Friday night. 70 er. May 20.12, Jly. 19.98, Oct. 19.86. tion. Other high schools in the Futures closed unchanged to 30 | state will be visited by examiners cents a bale lower. May—opened 20.12; closed. 20.10 Jl—opened, 19.98; closed 19.96-98 Oct—opened, 19.88; closed, 19.84 Dec—opened. 19.87; closed 19.80-81 Mch—opened, 19.84; closed, 19.78 Middling spot 21.94n, up 2. N - Nominal. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, April 19 —(iPh- With interest in the market light, grain futures marked time Today. An early upturn in oats and rye was lost when wheat failed to follow the advance. A strong Winnipeg wheat market had no influence on the bread cereal locall. Wheat closed 1-4 lower to 5-8 higher, May §1.43 1-2—3-8, July $1.42 3-4—5-8, corn was unchanged at ceilings, May $1.05. oats were before the end of term, Suggs said. the school Ceiling Prices on Cotton May Be Withheld Washington, April 19 —W)—Government authorities are considering a proposal that price ceilings on cotton be withheld and that the Agriculture Department's Commod ity Credit Corporation be given an opportunity to stabilize prices through sales of its cotton stocks. Determined opposition to cotton 3-8 lower to 14 higher and rye was j ceilings has been expressed by unchanged to 1-8 up. j many elements of the industry, per cent of the total sought had come rolling in within less than a week. But what it apparently meant was that the cream had been skimmed off the pool of money which the treasury thinks can and should be invested in war bonds. This cream, as Secretary of the Treaury Henry Morgenthau, Jr., pointed out, was the money from the big investor. The big investor, generally speaking, is a bank, an insurance company, a trust fund, a public institution, and so on. He is not usually the man in the street, the war worker, or the individual with loose cash in his pocket or bank account. The big investor is an expert in securities, and knows a good thing when he sees one. That is why this class of bond buyer has napped up all but 904 million of the more than 9 billion in bond sold thus far. There are still 4 billion dollars to go before the drive for 13 billion in April goes over the top. Its Killed by MOP Train Augusln, April 19 (fP). — A fast Memphis-lo-Littlc Rock Missouri Pacific freight train struck and killed three Camp McCain, Miss,, soldiers in rapid succession along a five mile stretch of road near here Sunday morning. Trainmen reported the soldiers we're- sighted too late in each instance to stop. The first was killed about a mile east of McCrory and the other two close together about four miles cast of Augusta near Patterson. The bodies, taken to a Little Hock funeral home, were identified by the undertaker as those of Pvt. Alvin K. Graham, route 1, Albright, W. Va.; Pvt. Eugene F. Calnon, route 2, Madrid, N. Y.; and Pvt. Michael Luongo, 1(51 New York avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y. FPC Charged With Violating State's Rights Wahington. Charges that April 11 — (/F) — the Federal Power the hardest part to get. Much of this, says Secretary Cash wheat smple grade hard 1.38. Corn: No. 1 yellow 1.07; No. 2. 1.07; No. 3, 1.04 1-2—1.06 1-2; No. 4, 1.03: sample grade yellow 90— 1.04; No. 2 white 1.23 1-2; No. 4. 1.20 Oats: No. 1 mixed heavy 67: No. , 68; No. 1 white extra heavy 68 1-2; No. 2 white 67; No. 2 white heavy 68; No. 3 white 66 3-4—67; No. 3 white heavy 67; sample grade white 64 1-2—65 1-2. Barley, malting 92—1.07 nom.; hard 90-95; feed 86-88 nom. Soybeans No. 3 yellow 1.69 1-4; No. 4, 1.63 1-4; sample grade yellow 1.49 1-2—1.55 10-100. in more than half being destroyed or the factories heavily dam- NEW YORK STOCKS New York, April 19 — (/?}— Buyers liked assorted rails, selected industrials and a few utilities in today's stock market but many leaders were left to shift for themselves at slightly lower levels. Gains ranged from fractions to a point or so in the forenoon. These were reduced or transformed into minus signs near the close and final prices were well jumbled. Dealing either way were on the and it is known that Food Administrator Chester C. Davis is reluctant to approve them for a number of reasons. Agriculture Departments Commod- experts believe the CCC could keep cotton prices from advancing to excessive levels by offering ,. the trade supplies from . government- owned stocks. The CCC has authority to sell up to 300,000 bales of cotton per month, but not more than 1,500,000 bales in a calendar year, at not less than parity prices. The government owns large stocks of cotton, but much of it is of low quality. Ceiling on cotton have been proposed by the Office of Price Administration as a means of protecting manufacturers from being Morgenthau, must come "straight from the people — from the men and women who have new jobs in shipyards and on war production lines: from the men and women who are still at their old jobs and who are asked now to contribute in double measure as Amercia prepares for its great offensive." "Up to this point," the secretary said, "I am sorry to say that our reports do not reflect purchases by the individual buyer of small denomination bonds in an amount as great as we expect and must have. "However. I hasten to add that we all have great confidence that in the remaining two weeks the people will put their hearts into the job. "As our selling and distribution Commission infringed on state's rights in its investigation of electric rates at the Lake Catherine (Ark. i aluminum plant have been argued nt length before a Senate appropriation subcommittee con» sidcring the FPC appropriation for the next fiscal year. What went on behind the closed doors of the hearing will not be disclosed in detail for several weeks — until the full appropriations committee makes its recommendation to the Senate on the independent office appropriation bills. But Senator Bridges (R-NH). a member of the subcommittee made known he had taken the position that the FPC interfered with state's right in the Arkansas inquiry- Bridges said the appropriations committee "might withhold a part of the power commission's appropriation," He said the testimony had been heard, lasting an entire clay, and the matter now is in a state of flux, since no dicision has been made. Bridges said he has two complaints against the FPC: 1."There is an overlapping and duplication in the operation of the commission and that of the various state utilities commission." 2. "The FPC is interfering with state's rights." The Senator lias been writing to state regulatory bodies throughout the country, asking their opinion on whether there was an infringements of state's rights in the Ar- New Publicity Group Named by Adkins Little Rock, April 10 (fft— Arkansas had a new publicity com- nission today but it won't lust long — just until July 1. Governor Adkins appointed the five members ground Saturday "to avoid any technicalities and to clarify any misunderstanding that might arise regarding expenditures of the commission." Under a 19-1,'i law, the publicity department will merge with the planning board July 1 and the Publicity Commission will be abolished. The "technicalities" referred to by the governor were raised last week by Treasurer Earl Page who announced he would seek an attorney genc'ral's ruling on the validity of expenditures made by the Publicity Department. Page saki the act creating it provided that expenditures should be made by the director upon approval of the commission. The commission was created during the administration of Gov. Carl E. Bailey but the first body up- pointed by Bailey went out of office when Adkins was elected and the vacancies remained unfilled. C. E. Palmer, south Arkansas publisher and former chairman of the Bailey Commission, said in New York last night that Former Publicity Director M. C. Blackmail "conducted his office under full supervision of Hie Arkansas Publicity Advisory Commission, coop- crating with the commision fully. All advertising and publicity plans were made or approved by the commission und all expenditures authorized by it. 1 ' Glenn Green has been publicity director since Adkins assumed office. The new commission mimed by Adkins is composed of Clarence F. Byrns, Fort Smith newspaper editor: Robert Elliot, Forclce newspaper publisher; Mrs. Eunice Blankcnship O'Baugh, Pocuhontas: 3en Hamilton, Little Rock, and Bert Presson. Little Rock, state idjutant for the American Legion. Contributors to County Red Cross Drive $11,023.23 Previously reported Saratoga W. M. Dillarcl Pauline Dillarcl Ada Dillarcl Wiley Dillard Juanita Dillard Earl Mototi J. T. Davis Affory Bradley I-'rcd Galhrighl Hay Mobley Lcroy McJunkins Jollcy Bradley C. L. Roscnbaum Tom Dodson & Murle R. Clayton 1.00 J. C. Bradley 1.00 Lonnic Galhright 2.00 John L. Lewis 4.00 . 4.00 . 1.50 . 1.00 . 1.00 . 1.00 . 4.00 . 2.00 . 1.00 . .50 . 1.00 . 4.00 . 3.00 . 4.00 10.00 Mr. Barkley Walter Gathrighl .... Saratoga P. T. A Joe Austin Eddie V. Lewis Walter C. Taylor L. V. Taylor Lcla Taylor John O. Lewis Martha Walker Marccllius Nay Settle Williams Gad Williams Delia Nelson Essie Bradley Lillie May Bradley Ada May Muncrvia Johnson Enora Wilhcrspoon Julius Johnson Rosic Green J. L. Bradley R. C. Williams Bonnie Pierce Viola Neal ' Elmorc Williams aged, was a further heartening demonstration that Allied victory is on the wing. This expedition represented the deepest penetration our bombers had made into German territory, and it was an astonishing feat. It was done in broad daylight and the huge bombers were unescorted by defending fighters. The distance was too great for fighter support. This means that the Fortresses had to fly across about the strongest anti-aircraft defenses on the continent. It meant that they had to battle their way through clouds ot German fighter planes, as is f shown by the remarkable fact that the Yankee crews shot down some fifty Nazi machines. That indicates I medium and good "heifers ton products. Agriculture Department authorities claim that increased labor costs rather than the price of cotton is the cause of such squeeze. Ceiling price on cotton would be exceedingly difficult to enforce, these authorities say, because of the many classes, grade and taplc lengths of cotton. light ,sidc and transfers for the full proceedings were around ' shares. fierce combat, to put it mildly, and it's a further convincing exhibition not only of the freepower and armor which these air Leviathans have but of the capability of their crews. We lost sixteen planes out of what is described as a large force. All in all, the week-in's fresh display of Allied air power must be the cause of extreme anxiety to the Nazi high command. The increasing roar of United Nations bombers over territory which Hitler has regarded as secure, is the trumpet that will crumble the walls of Jericho and let the attack armies in. ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111., April 19 (fl 3 )—(U. S. Dept. Agr.l—Hogs, 13,500; active; steady to 10 higher than average Friday: sows mostly steady; good and choice 180 - 330 Ibs. 14.90 - 15.00; largely a 15.00 market for weights up to 300 Ibs.; 160-170 Ibs. 14.50 85; 140-160 Ibs. 14.00-14.60; 100 - 130 Ibs. 13.00-85; sows 14.50-80; few 14.85; stags 14.75 down. Cattle, 3,500; calves, 1,200; opening slow but mostly steady with Friday: a few medium and good steers 14.00 - 16.00; choice to 17.25; and odd Administrator Davis is fearful, 900,000 aides say, that ceilings might tend to discourage farmer from converting to the production of cotton of longer taple lengths — • types needed in much greater quantities for war needs. machinery throughout the country gets into high gear, people will realize more keenly the importance | kaTn . sas .. i .'] v ^! ti »' l }l°'.V. of buying bonds in this drive." State Nea r s Quota Little Rock, April 19 — (/Pi— Arkansas had subscribed almot 75-per cent of its quota in the second war loan drive at noon today, state headquarters reported. A total of $14,334,091.96, which is 71.1 per cent of the $20,160,000 goal, had been invested. Fox Is Caught Without Ration Card Darlington, S. C. (ff) —Her name was not Red Riding Hood and no wolf was around, but a six-year-old girl, on her way to a rural school, was attacked by a fox which tried to snatch her lunch box. An eleven- year-old boy companion killed the fox with his bare hands. mixed yearlings 13.50 15.50; Natives of Yemen chew the lots 15.75-16.00; common and med-1 leaves of the Khat plant, compar- ium cows 11.00-13.00; sausage bullsable to opium or marijuana. THE GREMLINS Despite a steady growth in pop- 1 ulation the United States in 1940 had fewer children under 15 than it had in 1920. TE STfW'e'eum</eUi/M/ ~ d MoroUne between thumb and '"" . Long flbro prove MorollQe'.i quality. Soothes diaper runt), , acrapea and minor buroa. »lot tot St, triple die, 10*. ng. Five He said he presented to the subcommittee the result of his inquiry. Meantime the FPC' Lake Catherine investigation moved slowly toward a decision. The date for fit- ing briefs has been postponed twice and now stands at May 8. Arkansas Educator Dies in Texas Austin, Tex., April 10 (/!•). Illness resulted in the death here Sunday of Dr. David Yanccy Thomas, 71. visilinc professor of government at the University of Texas and foi many years head ot the department of political science and history a the University of Arkansas. Dr. Thomas had been connector. I with the University of Texas foi i the past two years but retained his of the Axis victims were position as editor of the Arkanas 58 Big Junkers (Continued From Page One) y coastal air force planes Saturday night during an attack on motor transport and an air field in Sardinia — while, from all these operations, 11 Allied aircraft were miss- Prompt and Courteous TAX! SiRVICE PHONI 679 I will Appreciate Your Patronage. L, R. Urrey 679 Taxi Co. SERVICE 1150 Sorrel Saddle Stallion $10.00 4 Star Bull ................................ $2.50 Fee at gate before service, but service guaranteed. At the Pines Dairy W. M. Ramsey ( SOKR.Y, MA'AM! ( NOT AN OUHCE OF BEEP LEFT,' oombers shot down during the second sucessivc night raid on Al- gcirs last night, an attack in which 18 civilians were reported killed and seven wounded. The commun- ique said onl a small number of the raiders (which a German com- munique said were German) penetrated the defenses. Axis surface craft also suffered again yesterday, the tally for the day being; One merchant ship left sinking and another aflame after B-25 Mitchells attacked Porto Torres, Sardinia; one supply ship left down by the stern and listing after Malta-based aircraft found her in the central Mediterranean; one enemy ship battered by the cannon fire of Malta aeriul patrols. On the land front, French forces captured the Rug El Hedij mountain position 40 miles due wsct of Enfidaville in a local operation which was the only offensive thurst announced today. The French took 64 Italian prisoners. Lieut. Gen. K.A.N. Anderson's First Army in the west and Gen. Sir Bernard L. Montgomery's Eighth Army on the south, however, continued to make foray with Natives Found Tom Harmon Lost in Jungle Ann Arbor, Mich. .April 19 — iff 1 )— Lieut. Tom Harmon wandered alone in the jungles of Dutch Guiana for four days after the crash of his army plane before be-- ng rescued by a party of natives and taken to a Dutch Guinea base lospital, his former football coacli at the University of Michigan learned today. The former Michigan alt-American halfback is now receiving treatment for explosurc in the base hospital and other members of the crew of his twin - cngined bomber are still missing, Coach Herbert O. (Fritz) Crisler said he was told by the War Department at Washington. Crisler said he had received a description of the mishap from War Department officials. "They spoke of Tom's plane having faltered," Crisler said, "and all the crew boiled out somewhere over Dutch Guiana. Somehow Tom Harry Tatum Marccllas May T. A. Gathright Mrs. T. A. Gathright & Frank.. Mrs. Maude Herndon Mrs. Wallace W. E. Smith Mrs. Lctha Mills Mrs. Ethel Rosenbaum Zebc Roscnbaum Mrs. Johnnie Porter Mrs. Ben Howard Charlie Cannon G. E. Stanton Mrs. E. Walkup Mr. H. McKinncy Mrs. Ruby Slantoix Mrs. Bascom Mitchell W. T. Sanders Mrs. Madge Holland Charlie Fricks J. M. Wilburn Gilbert Harwell & family Mr. & Mrs. Charlie Lightfoot Barney Starilon Mr. & Mrs. L. L. Mobley A. T. Wallace Mrs. Josie Hughes Brince Frick's Mrs. Wayne McJunkins Mrs. Cliiucl Tullison Miss Jennie Cannon Mrs. Alma McJunkins Mrs. Josie Grady Boonc McJunkins Willie Monroe McJunkins Ed McJunkins Mr. & Mrs. Bland McJunkins Foster Cannon Jimmy McCorklc Nash Stanton Dick Newman Jim Hughes . G. L. Thompson & family C. G. Cox Mrs. Jennie Brown Mrs. Curlethu Lomuy Mrs. Bessie Olden G. H. Morris G. S. Withcrspoon Mrs. Virginia Adison Mrs. L. T. Brown Mrs. Reola Beard Mrs. Lucy Austin Mrs. Mainie Robinson Jnmcs F. Adams A. B. Withcrspoon Hilclia Whitmore Carrie Taylor Mrs. Vola Reed Mr. & Mrs. J. A. Arnett Mrs. Rhoda Hester Mrs. Georgia Reed Mrs. Evelyn Healer 4.00 3.00 1.00 1.05 .'25 .50 .50 1.00 1.00 1.00 .2f) .25 1.00 1.00 1.00 .50 , 1.00 ,. 1.00 .10.00 .. .05 .. .05 .. 1.00 .. .10 .. .05 .. 1.00 .. .10 ... .50 ,. .25 ... .10 ... .20 ... .25 ... .10 ... .50 ... .25 . .25 ... ,25 ... 1.00 ... .50 ... .10 ... .50 50 .... l.OU Historical Quarterly. Educated at Emory College, Ox ford, Gii., he did graduate work and. received an M.A. degree frorr Vanderbuill University and took his doctorate from Columbia Univer-- sity. In addition to teaching at Arkansas and Texas, he served on the faculties of Henclrix College, Conway, Ark., and the University of Florida at Gainesville, Fla. He was an author of numerous books, including an Arkansas history published in 1930. Survivors include his widow; a daughter, Miss Eli/.ubcth Thomas, Raleigh, NC.; .and a son. Lt. Albert J. Thomas with the U. S. Air Forces in India. Funeral arrangements were incomplete. B. F. McJunkins J. J. McJunkins Cash Mrs. John Russel M. M. Bland F. N. Holland Mrs. Susie McJunkins Mrs. Lena Hile Bill Rosenbaum ... . . | Mr. Peebles became separated from his crew | M Peebles members. "For four days he beat his way about the jungle, and was finally picked up by some natives. They took him to their village, over Tom's protest that he ought to go back to look for the other men in the crew. They refused to allow him to do this, of course. "After nursing Tom for a short time, the natives took him to a base hospital. He still wanted to go back, but again Army officials refused. An Army expedition was sent out to search for the crew, but they apparently havon'l reported anything yet. "From my information, Tom was not injured, except from the beating and exposure he took in the jungles." 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 2.00 2.00 1.00 1.00 1.25 .'i'j 1.00 1.00 . .50 . .50 . 1.00 . 1.00 . 2.00 1,00 . .50 . .50 . 1.00 . 1.00 . .50 .50 . 1.00 1.00 . 5.00 . .70 . 1.00 . .10 .. 1.00 .. 1.00 .. 1.00 .. .50 . .50 . .10 .. .20 . .25 . .25 .. .50 . .10 ... .20 ... 1.00 ... 2.00 ... 1.00 . . .50 ... 1.00 . 1.00 ... 1.00 ... 1.00 ... 1.00 2.00 ... 1.00 . 1.00 .. 1.00 . 4.00 ... l.OC .. 1.00 Lou Mury Nelson 1.00 Total reported to date . $11,100.711 Rev. H. L. Ross to Speak Here April 14 Rev. H. L. Ross of the Southern Presbyterian Mission in Mexico will address the Hope congregation Wednesday night of the week at 7:'I5 in the Philuthcu Room of the Educational Building. Dr. Ross Is known to most Presbyterians of Hope and Hcmpstead County and we are looking for a capacity audience. Attends Scout School Henclrix Sparging of Hope left Saturday for the Schift Scout Reservation at Mendham, N. J. where he will take a G-weeks Scoutcrs' Training course. A."P."Chief (Continued From Page One) any other country. This means that correspondents of individual newspapers und press associations everywhere should have direct und equal ucess to the news of all governments and with equal facilities of transmission thereof to their own countries." '!< m h) TCTTTD (extirniny I LI I Lit " used) CHECK ITCHING-BURNING i>y usinK famous Black iincl Wliito Ointment.. Promotes liculing. lUt, '25t and GOd Hizea. Uso only as directed. Cleiinso with Black imU Wki to bklu Soap. BLACK WHITE OINTMENT WE DELIVER We pick up and deliver laundry and dry cleaning. 2-day service. Telephone 148 Cook's White Star Laundry & Dry Cleaners Flashes of Life strong patrols into Rommel's moun- | (h sccm (() bo t . on f uscd in ta £""^ e ?m S . C . i'^'.u. »., ,«c-old spring task of flying By The Associated Press AM Is Confusion Washington, Conn. Nobody knows whether' its the weather, or competition from airplanes, but in their TJ xU All' i it_ A • i r £; t:-u.*w a {./•» 111 £5 i.ci.?tv ut *»j»n^-, 11 Ol Lll. — But the Allies and the Axis were i O n one especially cold day last thus eliminating sprinkling, concentrating on preparations for , a Umc . Then tho y landed, and after the big und perhaps decisive battle , r)Vcrh ead gave up then V-forma! week, one observer reports, a flock ; overhead gave up their V-forma- lion and flew around in circles for a lime. Then they landed, and after topsoil at his home, will convert his three landing docks at Spirit Lake in gardens. He plans to cover the dock with good black soil, and plant his crop. The garden — he hopes — will absorb its water from the lake, yet to come. (An Italitm military commentator ! said in a Rome broadcast recorded by the Associated Press toduy that u major Allied attack in Tunisia wits expected in a very short time" und that it would develop a battle "bloody and violent as never ! before." (The commentator said the Allies i were not lucking in armaments or j men, but "the attacks will be met with the strongest resistance of the Axis force, who are resolved not to allow the bridgehead for the invasion of Europe to fall into enemy hands."; ivuch discordant squawling flew off ;rj;ain, apparently in final agree- n cnt on which was north; Outdoor Girl New Britain, Conn. — This city h is just finished a highly success- IV. 1 drive to get women workers fi.r war production plants, based principally on a house-to-house canvass by women workers. But "in one instance the plan backfired. One of the canvassers That Manpower Shortage Kansas City — Three neighbors offered employment to a man working in Mr. Gordon Hudelson's yard. 'le refused, politely, the yard- in ins job offered. He didn't It'll them he was the RfV. J. B. Rose of Holden, Mo., just puttering around his daughter's rose bed. ease, established in the 1870's, led to identification of the causes of many major illu. .liked the work so well she's quit Pasteur's germ theory of dis- her job at the plant and gone into huuse-to-house sales work. No Sprinkling Required Spirit Luke, Idaho — Now it's Your heart is one-hundredth of ! floating victory gardens. your total weight. Arthur Velgulh, lacking sufficient She Was In a Hurry Kansas City — The yoke was on him. Killing his lunch, Elmer M. Cummins, police elevator operator, explained that Mrs. Cummmins fixed it hurriedly before departing for a visit in Los Angeles. Drawing a hard-boiled egg from his kit, he cracked the shell on his head. Only Mrs. Cummins forgot to boil "BOONPOCKS in the FIRJT IH 1» f CAMELS SURE ARE DING NOW! EXTRA /VUIP AND THAT RICH FLAVOR HOLDS UP PACK AFTER PACK

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