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HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Monday, April 26, J943_ xis Co/lapse in Tunisia Expected to Come Suddenly Analysis of lie News by Mackenzie Editorial Comment Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Cable. By DeWITT MacKENZIE •Fierce fighting, frequently Market Report POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago. April 26 — (/?') — Poultry, live no trucks; all hens 24: all fryers, springs, and broilers 27 1-2; all roosters 20; stags 20; ducks 25; cpaons 6 Ibs. up 31; under 6 Ibs. 27 1-2. Butter receipts 623,666; steady: prices as quoted by the Chicago price current are: creamery 93AA 46 -12; 92 A 46; 90 B 45 3-4; 80 C 45 1-4: 88 cooking 44; 90 centralized carlots B 45 3-4. with ,' Cold steel in hand - to - hand con•' flict, is continuing among the powerful defenses in the great arc \ot mountains behind which the Axis forces are making their final stand i'iai African soil. This was to be expected, and the battle among the peaks is likely to ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111., April 26 — l/P) — (U. S. pet. Agr.)- Hogs, 7,000: unevenly 5 to 15 hioh- er than average Friday; bulk good and choice 180 - 310 Ibs. 14.90-15.00; top 15.00; later sales 14.95 down: 160 - 170 Ibs. 14.40 • 75; 140 - 160 Ibs. 13.90 - 14.50; 100 - 130 1 b s. 12.90 - 13.75; sows 14.50 - 80; stags f-go on unceasingly and with increas- | 14.75 own. ing intensity until the Hitlerites Cattle, 3,000: calves. 1,200; open- /rackes. We are witnessing no ordi- ' ing steady with Friday on mod' nary struggle but one of the decisive engagements of War, for the United the whole Nations operations against the Nazi - held European continent depend in large "measure on our success in Tunisia. '- The Axis collapse may or may not come quickly, but it can be ex- »pected to come suddenlv when it it erate supply of steers; a few good and choice 15.00 - 17.00: heifers and mixed yearlings mostly steady; medium and good quotable at 15.00 - 50; cows strong; common and medium 11.00 - 13.00: sausage bulls 25 - 50 higher at 13.50 down: vealers unchanged; good and choice 15.25; medium and good '.'finally arrives —and arrive |'will. ! Virtually the whole arc is in vio- 'lent eruption. The Allies are hit • 'ting it from end to end, thereby c compelling the enemy to defend himself in many places at once. ^British, American and French ;'forces are stabbing violently into 1 the Axis defenses in five main op' erations — chiefly astride strategic i nhighways running through the mountain fastnesses to the coastal plain beyond — and have been making progress in all sectors. ; though slowly and with bloody toll. These five operations — which actually are subdivided so that nearly a dozen thrusts are being made — are like the fingers and thumb of a hand which is squeezing a toy balloon. Sooner or later one of those fingers will sink deep enough to explode the bal,loon. Just so, sooner or later one of the attacking forces will break through and open up a route to the coastal plain. Over that route will -pour our mechanized forces, and the end of the "great battle will be in sight. ^Indeed, the Algeirs radio today -reports that French forces have broken through the mountains guarding the Tunis plain in t h e neighborhood of Pont Du F a h s near the southern end of the line ^This is the unit which yesterday • was credited with capturing th importance heights of Djebel Man sour. Details are lacking to enable us-to judge just what has sap pened in this sector. On the far northern end of th line we have the French, who ar driving eastward along the coas towards Bizerte. Just below them is our American corps under Lieu 1 General S. (Blood and Guts I Patton, Jr., recently transferrc there from the southern secto with such speed and efficiency a to draw commendation from Bri ish General Sir Harold Alexande The Yanks have been swinging ] into action like veterans and have been holding up their end of the show well. They are astride the highly important Sedjenane-Mateur highway and railway, and have captured several enemy hills in an advance of several miles, Below the American Corps is the British First Army, hammering away on either side of Medjez - El- Bab which they hold and which is center of several highways, as well f, as a railway. Below them are the 5 French operating in the Djebel Mansour sector. Then 'of course 'clear down in the southwest, at the end of the line, is the one and only Montgomery with his Axis- busting Eighth Army which is thrusting northward along both the coastal road and the highway to JJaghouan. ' The American and British air forces continue to pile a mighty lot of straws on the Axis camel's back. They are driving the enemy out of the air, blasting the communications between his bases and his • mountain forces, destroying the supply depots themselves, and going a long way towards isolating Jiim from continental aid. But the air fleets are doing more than that. They are the eyes of our ground forces which otherwise Would have to push more or less i 'blindly in among the Axis moun- | tain defenses. Naturally there's a I lot that can't be seen from a j plane over such concealed position j but a pilot can see more than can the chap on the ground. A captured document indicates that Marshal Rommel may have been recalled to the continent. If be has been taken away from his troops it may easily have an adverse effect on thefr morale. Certainly the loss of his leadership would be felt, for he inspired his men. Hamburg Soldier Is Prisoner of Nazis 12.75 - 14.00: nominal range slaugh- er steers 12.00 - 17.00; slaughter eifers 11.00 - 16.25: stockcr and eeder steers 11.00 - 15.25. Sheep. 1,750; receipts include iree doubles cippcd lambs and round 300 decks trucked in; no arly action. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago. April 26 f;pi— Action y the Commodity Credit Corpor- tion to control cotfon prices, em- hasizing the possibility that ceil- ngs eventually may be set on vheat, eased the bread cereal in uiet trading today. Oats and rye Iso worked lower, but corfi held ,t maximums. Wheat closed 1-81-4 lower. May 1.43 5-8, July SI.43"; corn was un:hanged at ceilings, May $1.05. lats were 1-8 lower to 3-8 higher and rye was down 1-4. Cash wheat: No. 2 hard 1.46. :orn: No. 2 yellow 1.07; No. 3, .06 1-2; No. 4, 1.04 1-2—1.06: sample grade yellow 1.02 1-2; No. 2 white 1.23 1-2. Oats: No. 1 mixed 68 1-2; No. 2 white 69;.... Barley malting: 92 - 1.07 nom; feed 85-88 nom. Soybeans sample grade yellow 1.46 1-2—1.50 3-4. NEW YORK STOCKS New York, April 26 W) Light selling today interrupted an early stock market advance in which numerous favorites touched peak levels for the year or longer. Gains, running to a point or so after the opening, were eventually reduced or cancelled and fractiona losses were widley.... distributee near the close. Dealings, fairly lively for a while, dwindled as trends slipped. Transfers for the full proceedings exceeded 1,000,000 shares. Russia Breaks With Poles in Exile Moscow, April 2G — (/P)— Soviet Russia severed relations with thc Polish government in exile yesterday, accusing it ot being in league with the Germans in carrying out n "hostile campaign" against thc Soviet union in connection German charges that the Russians hud killed 10,000 Polish officers near Smolensk. Foreign Commissar Mololov handed thc T'olish ambassador a bitter note, denouncing the Polish government, the News Agency Tuss reported. It charged the Poles with carrying on a hostile campaign against the Soviet Union along the same lines as the recent German p r o p a g a n d a. accusing thc Russians of murdering 10,500 Polish officers near Smolensk. The Russian note flatly charged the Germans had killed the Polish officers. "The Polish government. to please Hitler's tyranny, deals u treacherous blow to go Soviet Union," Molotov's note said, "the Soviet government is aware that this hostile campaign against the Soviet Union was undertaken by the Polish government in order to exert pressure for thc purpose of wresting from it the territorila concessions at the expense of thc interests of the Soviet Ukraine, Soviet Byelo - Russia and Soviet Lithuania. "All these circumstances compel the Soviet government to recognize that the government of Poland, having slid to thc path of accord with Hitler's government, actually have discontinued Allied relations with the U.S.S.R. and adopted a hostile attitude toward ne Soviet Union. On the strength f all above, the Soviet govern- nent has decided to sever relations vith the Polish government. 'Please accept, Mr. Ambassa- r, assurancs of my high esteem. VIolotov." The note said the Russian government "considers the recent behav- or of the Polish government as entirely abnormal and violating all regulations and standards of rela- :ions." The note cited that thc Germans lad launched a "slanderous campaign in connection with the murder of Polish offciers which they NEW YORK COTTON New York, April 26 f/Pi— An nounccment that the C.C.C. woulc stabilize raw cotton at 21.38 cent a pound for 15-16 inch middling de pressed futures in early trade to day, but markets rallied on lat< trade price fixing. Late afternoon prices were unchanged to 35 cents a bale lower. May 20.09, Jly 19.93, Oct. 19.88. Futures closed unchanged to 70 cents a bale lower. War-Stricken Areas Observe Easter Sunday By The Associated Press The aean "He Is Risen, He Is Risen," echoed thrtiogh a war-torn world yesterday as IracfTtional Easter observances spread their panoply of worship for the resurrected Christ from Moscow to Jerusalem, from New York to London. Even the bombers which have made a mock of peace for the men and women and children behind the fighting lines were relatively quiet as a 24-hour period passed without major sorties in the European theater, though the struggle in North Africa went on with unabated intensity and the great battle of Russia killed its hundreds without regard to the date. Moscow's 2G open churches were jammed with crowds the like of which has not been se n since the revolution and worshippers literally had their clothes torn in the crush. Eddy Gilmore, Associated Press correspondent at Moscow, reported churches were packed so "the worshippers did not have room to cross themselves." London saw a typically American observance of the Eastertide with a dawn service for America's armed men in Hde Park, The lovely church bells of the British Isles rang for only the third time since the fill of France, when their sounding was reserved to signal the expected Axis invasion of the British homeland. Methodist Bishop Adna W. Leon ard of Washington, D. C., preached a simple sermon of resurrection in an improvised pulpit in the park and went on to hold service for American fighting men at an air base. Bishop Leonard has been visiting American troops as the representative of 31 Protestant dcnominaHions. Pope Pius II celebrated mass in Rome in the presence of the diplomatic corps, but did not make an expected world - wide broadcast. Spellman said Allied victory in the war "is not synonymous with peace" because "hatreds have multiplied and have become deep and bitter." "Yet Easter day should not and must not pass without hope," he said, "and hope must be based on faith, supernatural faith. Faith and hope beget charity, and charity means peace." Americans thronged to churches throughout the land, and the pa- Art Inspires Soldiers On Alaska Highway Seattle (If)— Now it's urt for the Army. Artists, great and small, arc painting pictures to hang in the barracks and headquarters ot the men who maintain the 1,030-mile international highway to Alaska. Lieut. Kichurd L. Neubcrgcr, aide to tin; Northwest Service Command commander, Brig. Gen. James A. O'Connor, said the painting were being received at the Northland post from professionals and um- itcurs. "The pictures," he said, "will help to brighten the living iiea'Uiuartcrs for the men assigned ;o one of the most lonely wilder- lessee on the continent." 4 U. S. Planes Shoot Down 5 Jap Aircraft Washington, April 26 — (/I'j — Four American fighter planes engaged 10 enemy bombers and 20 Zeros oft Guadalcanal island, the navy reported today, and shot down five of the Japanese fighters. T\vo of the United States planes failed to return after the aerial battle fought 95 miles northwest ot Lunga point on Guadalcanal in the Solomons. The text of the Navy com- munique, number 356: "South Pacific: (All dates arc cast longitude(. "1. On April 25th during the early morning, a group of four Corsair fighters strafed Japanese installations on Kolombangara is land, in the Central Solomons. "2. Later the same group of Corsairs sighted and attacked ten enemy bombers, escorted by 20 Zeros, 95 miles northwest of Lunga point, . on Guadalcanal island During the aerial combat followed five Zeros were which shot down. Two United failed to return." States planes May—opened, 20.15: Jly—opened, 19.96; Oct—opened, 19.90; closed, 20.02. closed, 19.93 closed, 19.88 Dec—opened, 19.84; closed, 19.83 Men—opened, 19.83; closed, 19.81 Middling spot 21.85n; off 15 N - Nominal. themselves commite t in t hdy themselves committed in the Smolensk area on territory, occupied by German troops." The Poles were accused of at once taking up the campaign. "Far from offering a rebuff to the vile Fascist slander ot the U.S.S.R., the Polish government did not even find it necessary to address the Soviet government with an inquiry of explanation on this subject," the note said. Grieg's Music Used As Quisling's March Stockholm (/?) — Vidkum Quisling at last has found a "Fuehrer March" in imitation of Hitler. Various composers tried to produce a march which would satisfy Quisling when played as he strode into rallies, party meetings or re- reptions. All failed. Nasjonal Sarnling, Quisling's party, finally decided to revert to a master,s work and selected Edvard Grieg's famous "Sigurd Jor- saltar" as Quisling's Fuehrer March." At the same time an order was issued forbidding anyone ode of 750,000 in their finery along New York City's Fifth Avenue was said by police to be the largest Easter outpouring in history. Uniforms, khaki and blue, on men and women, toned down the high color note of this traditional preview of spring fashion. Gambling thpir navigation skill for a chance to slow up construction of a Japanese air base in the Aleutians, American fliers have resumed their bombing raids on enemy installations at Kiska. For two days the United States pilots apparently were earthbound because of fog and storms which in the North Pacific can roar up into plane - crushing blasts in a matter of minutes, but yesterday the Navy disclosed the raids have started again. Despite storms, bombers a n d fighters took off Saturday to roar down ori the Rocky Island near the end of the Aleutians chain, loosing explosives and strafing enemy positions with machine gun fire. The weather was so bad, however, the pilots were unable to observe results. Earlier after two days had passed without reports of assaults on Kiska, which had been bombdd 113 times since April 1, it was assumed here the enemy was able to make 4B hours of progress in his dodged construction o£ an air- Fight Seasoned Americans Trap Germans By HAROLD V. BOYLE With American. Forces in Northern Tunisia, April 24 (Delayed) — (If)— Two companies ot German infantry trapped on a hill northeast of TJcja were captured or killed to the last man today after a pounding by American artillery which one prisoner said was the heaviest he hnd ever undergone in seven years service with the German army on all fronts, Approximally 200 Nazi soldiers who were caught on the hill during a rapid advance by the Americans yesterday obeyed to the letter a recent order by Col. Gen. Jurgcn Von Arnim to "hold to the last man— you cannot go back any more." Hill No. 350 was captured by the Doughboys in hnnd-to - hand combat. Not one soldier escaped. Those taken prisoner were found to be members of a Marsch. or j replacement, battalion, — just one of many signs of Hitler's manpower shortage. Artillery batteries which gave the weary Axis soldiers no rest were one of the biggest factors in the continuing American advance, which captured three more hills in the face of heavy fire. Our infantry pushed slowly through the mountains west of Mutcur with the help of mule puck trains. Farther north in the Sedjenanc area progress was made by the French African Corps, which won the praise of American officers. In leapfrog Indies, wherein fresh units pushed forward to take new positions while shock detachments rested and consolidated, the French moved steadily forward through rugger! country. The corps is made up ot volunteers not covered by the general mobilization order. "They have been doing a swell job," said an American staff officer. "Most of these men arc without any military experience and some of them are over 50 years Helps Build Plane 1 Then Trains In It La Junta, Colo. I/I') —LI. Alvin O. Hoclcn helped to build the airplane in which he recently won wings and a commission in the U. S. Air Force. In 19-11 he was working in the Curtiss-Wright factory at Lambert Field, St. Louis, Mo. and helped to build training planes. It was in one of these planes that he later (rained a I Ln Junta after joining the air corps. U. S. Break With Finland Is Imminent Stockholm. April 20 — f/Ti break in diplomatic relations A be tween the United Slates and F i n- land appeared imminent today — perhaps only a matter of hours— as advices from Helsinki indicated little possibility of a change in Finnish foreign policy which might ease the situation. While the Finnish public w a s reported deeply distributed by the prospect of a break, Finland's official position was summed up tersely by a source close to the government with these words: "The Americans cannot expect us to tie a noose around our own necks." The statement was an obvious reference to American desires that Finland settled her differences with Russia, break her tics with Germany and withdraw from the port. to play "Sigurd Jorsalfur' in Quisling's presence. except Flashes of Life GOP Group to Study Post War Program Washington, April 26—f/P)—House Republicans stole a march on Capitol Hill postwar planners today with creation of a 33 - man committee to study a wide range of domestic issues expected to be in the forefront after the war. At the same time, through Republican Leader Joseph W. Marin, Jr., of Massachusetts, thc invigorated minority served notice it expects to make its voice heard in consideration of matters that "will jest promote a better life for the Jeople of America." The veteran Rep. Charles A. Wolverton of New Jersey heads the committee, which has presentation from 19 states and which | c hiy before moving to call up an- Martin said would break up into ! other measure to which Senulor subcommittees "to study minullcly wheeler (D - Mont) planned lo of- thc many phuscs of thc different f cr an amendment prohibiting the By The Associated P r ess profitable New Britain, Conn. — When that Army booklet warned the North African AEF about Arabs being sharp traders, perhaps it might have said something to the Arabs about the boys from the Nutmeg State. A local boy writes home that he sold his dollar watch, which was not running too well, to an Arab. "Got three dollars for it," he On Witness Assured Twin Fulls, Idaho — Proof — In the flesh. Virgil R. Bordcn, deputy sheriff, handed u kimerley resident a sum mons lo appear in court on u churg of harboring a vicious do; As Bordcn departed the dog bit him on the leg. No Action on Deferment of Fathers Washington, April 20 —(/I'j—With Secretary of War Stimson vigor- oulsy opposing its enactment, Senate consideration of a proposal lo grant blanket military draft exemptions to fathers was postponed another week today. Senator Johnson ID - Colo! announced to wait until next Mon- problems." calling of pre - Pearl Harbor fatli- old, but their officers arc outstanding and they have a fine- spirit." Coupled with thc greatest margin ot Allied superiority over the enemy air force of the entire North African campaign was a steady whittling down of German armored strength. • The Germans have made no tank attacks along the New American front and only a few Nuv.i armored vehicles have been sighted. Most of those remaining to Von Arnim were believed to be concentrated further south in the hope of staving off an Allied break-through to the plains west of Tunis — ideal tank country. To overcome their artillery deficiency thc Germans have been forced to resort to roving "Gypsy" batteries. They fire a few rounds and then move quickly lo a new position to avoid being blasted by counter-artillery fire. Khaki - clad douchboys made their presence in Northern Tunisia known yesterday by smashing deeply through German positions in two salients. One branch of thc two-pronged Ajnerican advance moved forward six miles from its jumping' off place, approximately 20 miles west ot Matcur. Encm resistance was comparatively light. Further south, starting from :i point about 15 miles northeast of Bjcu, another American infantry unit upheld its name for bulldog valor by marching seven miles against heavy mortar and smal' arms fire in thc toughest kind ol opposition and the roughest kind ol fighting country. By nightfall they had bagged a number of German prisoners, some of whom were from units in which the Nazis had pressed civil criminals and political suspects into service. The territory was a land of waving wheat fields and rolling rock- ribbed ridges. Thc infantrymen had lo flush out the enemy by superior weight of men and weapons, storm- Germany hfis been reported bringing strong pressure on F i n- land to slop up her military efforts against Russia J)ntl aid the Nazi in mounting a spring offensive against Leningrad. Reports were current last night Hint Washington already had broken relations with Finland, but they were described as "premature" by n high Finnish foreign office source in Helsinki. ' This source disclosed- U. S. Charge D'Affaires Robert Milles McClintock had made an appointment at thc foreign office yester- lay afternoon to discuss "an important matter," but Ulter h a d :ancelled the appointment. There was no explanation, and McClin- .ock declined to comment. (A dispatch from Helsinki today quoted McClintock as sayuYJJ- ho KIK-W of no new political dcX'Clop- mctfts. He acknowledged lie had Thc group was expected to hold j crs for the remainder of 1943. its first forimul meeting as soon us j Slimson - s views were made thc House reconvenes next week ,, nnwn in ., [ cltcr c i ; ,tcd April 30 requested an audience with the Finnish foreign minister yesterday which later was cancelled. b u t made no comment on the incident. He suirt "he hud no plans for today and no appointments. (Foreign Minister Sir H e n r i k Ramsay was spending the Easter holiday in thc country. Subordinates said (he situjflion remained unchanged and expressed hope that relations with the United States would continue.) McClintock and a code clerk have been thc sole occupants of the U. S. legation since last Friday, when thc rest of the s\nff departed for Stockholm in a move general! interpreted us a diplomatic pressure maneuver. Finland is the nnlv country fiuht- ing beside thc Nu/is with which Ihe Untied States has maintained relations. Thc principal Swcclsih language newspaper in Helsinki, Hufvud- stadsbladet, declared yesterday that the Finnish people desire strongly to remain on gooc! terms with the United States and that recent developments have been a source of "anxiety and mental depression." The paper asserted, however, "we cannot sacrifice our right to defend our independence a n d democratic liberties, although political and military circumstances have put the highly - esteemed American nation on the side of our enemy." Faint Echo of Rebel Yell Down South By The Associated Press '•' Atlanta, April 20-~</l'>—Members ot the "Confederate States of America" paused todiiy in memtiry of those who fought three wars uj;n —and tlie pause brought rcnli/.til.ioii that the Hcbel yell is a faint echo of Ihc past. Today, in another war, a global war, Americans arc nulled, but to Southerners the pride of those Haunt, grey lines of 'O. r i is a generation • to - generation heritage. And once a year, on varying dates, they observe confederate memorial day. For Alabama, Georgia, Florida and Mississippi that is today, observed with simple riles. Texas hold ils observance Kuslcr Sunday. The Carolinas pause for memorials on May 10, Arkansas May '1. Virginia May 30, while Louisiana and Tennessee wait until June .'I. birlhday of Jefferson Davis, Iliu Confederate president. Today there is a bare handful left from among the gallant mil- ion who fought for the seceding South. In the eleven "Confederate States" scarcely 300 of those grey- clad men remain, and perhaps 10,000 of their widows. Most of the veterans now occupy Confederate; Soldiers' homes, ail-but • forgotten in a day when a new war focuses aU<-nUo n on the far corners of UK; earth. But to them is left the sound of ghostly bugles, the tramp of a million phantom boots, the scent of dead campfires along the march whence Robert fc. Lee led them to storm the heights of Pennsylvania. Back down the river of time they look toward dead comrades and a ghostly army marching. They see a crimson flag a-sliim- mcring in the setting sunny dust clouds puffing under shuffling feet of thousands. Again the saddle -chains are clinking, the canteens clicking and the cassions rumble forward. Out in front, at the head of them II, rides Lee — a grave gray man on a gray horse. Yonder rides Longstreet, "Lee's right arm now that Jackson is gone. There on a roan horse is old Dick Kwell, strapped to his saddle becasc of a woddcn leg brought from Second Manassas. And there, too, is A. P. Mill, bearded like a prophet: Old Jube Early, and Gordon the mag- nifient, whose black ostrict plume m marked where f i heaviest. h t i n g was after an eastern recess. known in a and made public by the Senate Among those named oy Martin milita ,. y affairs committee. He said to serve with Wolverton was Rep. j llppl . oval of t hc Wheeler proposal, Dirksen of Illinois, one of trie orig- j , ... lniustified ... inal proponents planning. A leader of i would be "unjustified, postwar j ,, Tne w . u , Department is advised in thc recent Faint Disruption T-Bone Please! Kansas City — Thc decision to become a volunteer farmhand is costing David Chasnoff in ration points. Chasnoff. giving up golf and gin rummy works sevc/al hours each January 1, 1943, more than eight million registrants from 18 through , , - ,„, .. . . rn New York — While Arturo fas- j day gral j s al a Dodson, Mo., farm. One breakfast used to be enough. Now he e;.Us one before going to thc farm and another upon his return. canini was conducting the NBC symphony orchestra before 3,000 persons in Carnegie Hall. Oswaldo Mazzucchi, his seconTT cellist, suddenly fainted. Al Walker, the director's aid, and Harry Moxcowitz, flutist, threaded their way through the ranks of musicians and carried the stricken i by the national headquarters of thc move that resulted m House rcfus- , tive service sys tem that as of al to appropriate funds for the nu- '~ c J - - - tional resources planning board, , ,. 1 ,u f lll'l*' ul1 » t^».-,n till tj *1W... »w v.uwv.^,.. Dirksen said he believed thc ie- ' fs of age were class jfj e d in sponsibility for solving postwar , lh( / de / ermcnt cale gorv of 3A, and problems rests primarily on con- • squarely," Dirksen said. gross. "Congress hus u duty und u re .sponsibility to face this thjpb i dren under tne age oM8i » S tim- 1 'son wrote. m(jre than gix miuion of sucn | number were put in class 3A be- cuase they have one of more chil- Not A Ceiling Complaint Roswell. N. M. for size, please. That's Dayton Talma^e, New Mexico Funeral Directors Associa- problerns that will arise in the postwar period will be big ones and upon their solution may depend whether we shall enjoy an enduring peace or must go through un- othcr war. It is up to Congress to do its own planning for the future Try this one and n(Jt lo dc . pend on the bureau- man out. Few in the audience were | tiori president speaking to OPA of- aware of the incident. Toscanini and the players didn't rniss a beat. Washington. April 26 Iff) — Dove Of Peace Orlando. Fla. — The FBI office here received a cull from an excited farmer at Loughman, 30 Tech. Sgt. Harry W. Tucker, son ; miles away, that a carrier pigeon Of Douglas Tucker, route 1, Ham- ' w jth a secret message tied to its burg, is being held as prisoner of j i c .g had roosted in a tree on the war at un unstated camp in Ger- i f^rrn. the War Department an- J Two agents hurried to the spot. many, flounced today. Sgt. Tucker was the only Arkan- apprehended the r5ir<3, carefully opened the message, found that the ficiuls and association members. He took several caskets, built according ot OPA specifications, to u meeting and asked the members to try them. The caskets were too small for more than more than half of them. Only Good News Pampa, Tex. — There ."The proposed legislation, there fore, presents the simple issue whether thc war effort can suffer, without serious impairment, the i withdrawal of six million men who ; are eligable for training and service from the national pool of manpower. Plainly, it can not." , . . . , .. , . r ' MUWKl . ^Jcllllljr, II. 1-UI1 in-iv. cratsw, and we must tackle the job , Stimson , s ]etter said ..g real op . now. Army Sergeant Has His Brother's Number crime or war news on the front j base' 1 - APO number wus. portunities are now developing foi us to end the war as quickly u; possible' 1 und added: "In order thut we may take com plele advantage of these opporluni ties it is essential that the care S-4l. Stanley Salamon, of Arch- | fully - planned and co - ordinalcd bald. Pu.. a member of u bomber j program of raising and training ai crew enruute to other sectors, land- j army composed of our best ed at an air base in the Caribbean j equipped fighting men be not im recently. When the ground crew ap- peded." preached. Salamon asked what the | The secretary added that no leg islation is needed to impress upoi sail named on .1 list of 156 soldiers pigeon was a shirking competitor eld as prisoners of war in vari- in a race sponsored by a- fancirs 1 TOU.S camps iii Germany, ' I club. page of the-fjunday morning Pampa News. "Editors of news today offer you Easter respite on this page — respite from news thai, is not good." Editor Tex DeWcese explained in Salamon, technician fifth a front-page editorial. "Well. I'll be doggoried," he ex- the war department "the impor claimed when he heard, "I've got i lance of preserving the institutioi u brother .stationed here." So for : of the American home. But Ih the first lime in more than a year, ! war in which we are engaged ca •4\. Saluninn saw his brother. Peter not be won in an easy manner and so of Archbald. 'rade, al- without much trouble and fice." sacri- thc hills one after another. Things arc very tight," said one taff officer. "They arc putting up errific mortar fire and they have ecn in some of these hills long I nough to dig subways in thcin. A forward artillery observation lost in a cleft in a peak overlook- ;ig thn entire area gave this wril- T~ an uncomfortably close ringside lew of one of thc main drives of he day against Kef El Gcraa — lill No. 575 — a giant cliff as bald is a wrinkled egg. In the cracks and crevices of hese rocks IheGcrmuns had dug nto positions from which they were pouring small arms fire on Americans advancing up the slopes. But foot by fool, taking advantage of every rock, outcropping gi'lley and brush shelter, the per- doughboys, loaded with grenades, extra bandoleers, ammunition and rifles, crawled steadily up under the hot spring sun. Even as they worked their way up from the base of Kef El Geraa, American 105 and 15 - millimeter artillery shells were pounding at German positions on thc crest. Parley on Refugees Hamilton. Bermuda, April 26 I7P)— American and British representatives seeking a solution of the problem of refugees from Nazi- eonquered Europe, are ready after a week of talks to draw up joint recommendations to their governments, but public disclosure of thc content may be delayed for some time because of anxiety lest premature publicity nullify the proposed steps. NOTICE Beginning Monday, April 26, wo agree to charge for our beauty service the prices listed below: Plain Shampoo . . $ .50 Plain Shampoo & Finger Wave .75 Finger Wave .50 Oil Shampoo & Finger Wave 1.00 Steam Oil Treatment . 1.50 Manicure .50 Polish Change .25 Eyelash and Brow Dye 1.00 Eyelash, Brow Dye and Arch 1.25 Arch .40 Hair Cut .50 Neck Trim .25 Henna Pack, Shampoo and Finger Wave 2.00 Facial 1.50 Hair Tint Touch'up 3.00 All Over Dye 5-00 Hair Bleach 2.50 Rinse .25 Permanent Waves 2.50 up to 15.00 Carmen's Beauty Shop Mary's Beauty Shop Vanity Beauty Shop Sibyl's Beauty Shop Kate's Beauty Shop Whiteway Beauty Shop m '•f' Britons Forge Link With Brazil London (/I'l — Britons who have displayed growing interest in Brazil will be able to leurn more u- boul their South American ally through the newly-formed Anglo- Bra/.ilian society, whose purpose is to stimulate still closer cultural relations between the two nations. GRAY HAIR TURNING DEEP BLACK says Mrs. J. B., Chicago, "Atter using f.rayvita only a short limt. 1 noticed my jrray hnir was turning to a real drep black, exactly as it used lo be. Wlwt a difference this makcB in my appearance." Mrs. Bauss' cjpcriencn may or m;iy not he different lhan yours. Why not try GKAYV1TA? Money lack if nniminfaiM'iry. This anli-Rrny hair vitamin discovery when (rsird by a iradinp magazine showed 88% of iwrsons tesied nad positive evidence of sotna return of hair color. A (JRAYVITA tabk-l ii 10 mum of Calcium I'.intulhenalc ['I.US 450 U.S. I', units of "pep" vitamin H,. Ccl C. KAY VITA now! 30 day iup- ply SI.50,100 day supply $4.00. Phone GHJ.fjlV. John P. Cox Drug Co., Hope, Ark.

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