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tfj HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Tueiilay, AprilI 27,1943 inland, Poland Affairs Headache to Post-War Plans o Analysis of lie News by '.> Mackenzie Editorial Comment Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Cable. Market Report By DeWITT MacKENZIE Post-war reconstruction in Europe seems to be heading into some dirty weather, what with Soviet Russia's severance of relations with the Polish government in exile, and the diplomatic ties between Washington and our once good 'friend, Finland, shivering in the balance. Moscow charges that the Poles, "to please Hitler's trann," have . been accusing the Reds of murdering 10,000 Polish officers. The Soviet says that the Germans killed these men, and declares that "this <'hostile Polish campaign" was un- dertaken to test territorial concessions from Russia. , So in this RussoPolish imbroglio •we have read-made one of the , knott problems of an peace con'•' ference. Actually the Finnish refusal to abandon making war on i Russia is a piece off the same ', cloth, for here again the question of ' territories is the real issue. Interested readers can at this point pin in their hats the memo that territorial adjustments are going to provide a lot of heart-burn- 'ings and we'll be luck if it stops at that. :'Both the Polish and the Finnish situations are kicking up a lot of feeling. In this connection the National Committee of Finnish-American Trade Unionists, claiming to represent fifteen local committees spread throughout the country, has issued a statement in Newark calling on the United States to declare war on Finland as "an enemy of America and of the United Nations." It asserts that the reduction ot the American legation staff in Helsinki is "another warning that •will not be heeded by the Manner- heim tField Marshal Baron Man- nerheim) government." '>As a matter of fact, while no state of war exists between Finland and the United States, we are suffering — and the Allied cause is ' suffering — many of the damaging effects of a declared hostility. The -Finns are working in full coopera- , tion with the Huns in making war ' on our Russian ally. Of course Helsinki maintains the fiction that the Finnish war is quite apart from the global conflict. This was emphasized at the time that Field Marshal Mannerheim visited Hitler at the latter's head• quarters last June. Well, you just can't split a hair •which is so delicate as that one. Mannerheim's first order of the day to his troops, as they went into battle against the Russians in June of 1941. summoned them to "a holly war against the enemy of our nation" and declared that "we set ' forth side by side of the mighty armed forces of Germany as their comrades in arms." If that doesn't make the Finns the Allies of the Nazis, then language has ceased to have any meaning. Finland is said to swarm with Germans. Field Marshal Manner- heim, who is the country's greatest ' hero and one of the outstanding personalities of her history, certain 'seems friendly enough to the Axis. He has been decorated by the Germans and Italians until his bemed- aled chest looks like that of a bandmaster. On the baron's seventy- fifth birthday last June 4, Fuehrer Hitler flew clear from Germany to Helsinki to congratulate him and present him with the Golden Grand Cross of the. German Eagle. The Nazi chief was accompanied by none less than Field Marshal Keitel, chief of his high command. Taking it all in all, it looks as though little Finland has strained the bonds of friendship with the Allies pretty hard. Indications are that she will have to make a mighty quick shift in her attitude or take the consequences in the peace conference. -•»•••- • The Belgian Congo has an area of almost a. million square miles. AT FIRST WJNQFA NEW YORK STOCKS ® -luos — (#) ij luddy '>I.H\\ MOM tered stock market favorites managed to creep into plus territory today after the list had spent most of the session loafing on a slightly lower ledge. Bullish restraints still were discerned in the threatening coal labor situation and the latest Soviet-Polish rupture. Prices were a bit shaky from the start but absence of any real selling pressure inspired a little late support and. near thc close, the direction was no worse than I moderately cloudy. Variations either way usually were in legig- ible fractions. Thc ticker tape frequently was at a standstill and transfers for the full stretch | dwindlde to around 800,000 shares. ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111.,, April 27 (/P)— (U. S. Dept. Agr.) —Hogs. 18,500: opened 15-25 later 25 - 30 lower than average Monday: sows 10-15 lower; bulk good and choice 180-310 Ibs. 14.65-75: largely 14.75 early: top 14.80; 160 - 170 Ibs. 14.1550: 140-160 Ibs. 13.65-14.25; 100-130 Ibs. 12.65-13.50: x sows 14.35 - 65; stags mostly 14.50 down; few al 14.75. Cattle, 4,000; calves. 1,300; supplies fairly liberal in steers and market opening slow; a few medium and good light weights about steady with Monday al 14.25-15.75: heifers and cows steady: medium and good heifers and mixed yearlings largely 13.00-15.50; common and meduim cows 11.00 - 13.00; a few 13.50; sausage bulls steady to j 25 higher; top 13.75; vealers 25 higher; good and choice 15.50: medium and vom- 13.9& - 14.25: nominal range slaughter steers 12.00-17.25; slaughter heifers 11.0016.35; stocker and feeder steers 11.00-15.50. Sheep, 1.000; salable supplies include holdovers and trucked in consisting of five x decks clipped lambs and few odd lots; no early action. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago. April 27 (IP)— Liquidation of small lots of May wheat ] tended to weaken the market to- j day but prices held within a narrow range. As the maturity date for government loans on 1942 cash wheat stored in warehouses approached, traders tended to restrict operations and little attention was paid to routine developments. Rye and oats showed signs of strength but they were unable to get the market out of the rut of the past few days. Wheat closed unchanged to 3-8 cents under Monday's final prices, May $1.43 1-8—14, July $1.43; corn was unchanged at ceilings. May $1.05; oats were unchanged to 1-4 higher and rye advanced 3-8 to 1-2 cent. Cash wheat: No sales. Corn: No. 2 yellow 1.07; No. 2 white 1.23 1-2. Oats: No. 4 white 67 1-4. Barley malting: 95-1.07 nominal. Nelson Weary of Patterson, Jeffers Fight By JACK BELL Washington, April 27 — (.'!')— Sharply critical of publicly - aired "fighting" between government officials, WPB Chairman Donald M. Nelson testified today he believes that not only thc synthetic rubber and high octane gasoline programs can be carried out this year, but also the planned production of airplanes, escort vessels and merchant shipping. Called before thc Truman committee inquiring into a dispute involving Rubber Director Jeffers, Undersecretary of War Patterson ancl Petroleum Administrator Ickes, Nelson said: "Everything that can be done to expedite construction of plants for manufacture of high oclane gasoline will be done," adding: "This can be done through cooperation, not through fighting." Without mentioning either Patterson or Jeffers by name, the war production board chairman declared. "Any indulgence in personal rivalries in time of war is completely out of place." Asserting that if any program has been endangered, there was an "established procedure" for review, Nelson added that nothing could be accomplished by "stirring up personal rivalries." "i never will object to any one going to the press after all the olher actions for settlement are taken," he said. "I've had experience in personal rivalries. Any indulgence of that sort in time of I war is completely out of place." Nelson said he had been informed by "some of my people" and by thc office of petroleum ad- minislralor for war that if thc entire syntetic rubber program were halted today the production of 100 octane airplane gasoline could not be increasetd. NEW YORK COTTON New York, April 27 (fP) Confusion as to how the C, C. C. cotton stabilization porgram will operate held cotton trading to small proportions today. The undertone was steady, partly reflecting the fact open market prices on spot cotton are somewhat under C. C. C. levels. Late afternoon values were unchanged to 50 cents a bale higher, May 20.12, Jly. 19.96 and Oct. 19,90. Futures closed 20 to 60 cents a bale higher. May opened, 20.14; closed, 20.14 Jly—opened, 20.00; closed, 20.00 Oct—opened, 19.93; closed 19.92n Dec—opened, 19.90; closed, 19.87 Mch—opened, 19.86; closed 19.85n Middling spot 22.00n; up 15. N - Nominal. Jeffers Says Rubber Situation Better Houston, Tex.. April 27 (<?) — director, headed back to ashing- ton today from an inspection of southern synthetic rubber . pants with the conviction that all's swell. "After getting out in the ccjim- try and seeing what the fellows are doing here and there, I can go back to Washington with the knowledge that nothing is wrong with our country and that everything is doing swell," he told newspapermen. He intimated that his swing through the country had given him first-hand information with which to answer his critics in Washington wi.ore he plans to attend the Truman committee hearing tomorrow. Production of high octane gasoline has not been cut short by the synthetic rubber program, he declared.. Synthetic rubber, now rolling under military vehicles, before long will be on sale for private cars, he said, and purchasers will not be able to tell any difference from natural rubber. Synthetic rubber will be a permanent postwar industry, he added. Ball Attendance in Southern Loop Is Satisfactory By PHIL CLARKE Atlanta, April 27 — (/I'l — Thc 1943 baseball season is still romping around in knee pants d o w n south, but Southern Association ball clubs view attendance figures for thc 13 games to date as plainly satisfactory. Despite wartime transport action problems ancl thc knotty player puzzles most teams arc having to solve, 33,840 fans have twirled the turnstiles at four Southern ballparks. This averages around 2,50 customers per game which can be counted on as paying the freight. Thc approximate attendance figures arc: Atlanta (four games! — 10.042. Birmingham (four games) — 10,042. Little Rock (three games)—7,000. Chattanooga (Two games) — 6,092. When the loop swings into a fill round of action today. Twiligh encounters arc scheduled between Nashville and Atlanta and Memphis and Little Rock. After noon games are on tap betwcet Chattanooga and Knoxvillc and New Orleans and Birmingham. Thc Atlanta Crackers evened uv their scries with Nasvhillc las night, staving off a ninth inning volunteer sprung to win, 8-6. The Chattanooga Lookouts los their regular rightfieldcr for abou three weeks when an X-ray reveal ed that Dave Smith had suffered ; fractured left thumb during a re cent practice game. J. D. Langley lanky freshman outfielder, w i 1 take over Smith's post. From the Memphis club came word that Manager Doc Prothro had nominated Ace Southpaw Frank Vevcrka for pitching chores when the Chicks open their home season Thursday against Birmingham. TJoday's games and probable starting pitchers: Memphis (McClurc or Walker) at Little Rock (LopaU; Knoxvillc (Warchol) at Chattanooga (Cath- eyi; New Orleans (Horn or Danna> at Birmingham (Lively); Nashville (Alderson) at Atlanta (Cozart). Four-StarPitcher' m FULL-F1£IX&> STAR OF 30S7QV f?& SOT. 73LL WF- Off" OF SIX TMES. HE ALSO WAS ^_ CIPCU/r'S STklKZOUT WITH 113. • SPORTS ROUNDUP By HUGH FULLERTON, JR. Wide World Sports Columnist Attendance Test As Major Clubs Resume Play By JUDSON BAILEY Associated Press Sports Writer The m;ijor leagues will undergo iinothcr attendance test from base ball fans, or vice vcrsii. totlny us the National iincl American leagues present their "second openers" the home debuts of the clubs which have boon on the road since the shirt of the season. Advance estimates were that about 90,000 fans would turn out for the eight panics and if (lie predictions are fulfilled baseball not only will have its biggest clay of the spring, but will have a load lifted off its collective mind. The schedule and the expected attendance: National league — Boston at New York 15,000; Cincinnati at Pittsburgh 15.000; Chicago at St. Louis 10.000; Brooklyn at Philadelphia 7,000. American league — St. Louis at j must be Detroit 25,000; New York at Boston ,,f |!).|;j 10.000; Cleveland at Chicago 5.000: Philadelphia at Washington 4,000. Up till now attendance at names has been far below expectations and observers have been casting around for explanations as well as j solutions. The approximate total | turnout for 21 ball games (doublc- - | headers counted as one. of course! lias been 2-18,000 divided 120.-100 in the National League for III dales r Army Still Short of Equipment New York, April 'i —i/l')-— The Army, instead of accumulating a surplus of munitions, is so far from its needs that it will not be able to furnish all troops with basic equipment until laic next year, Lt. Gen. .• Urelion B. Somervcll. said today. "' In a speech prepared for delivery to the U. S. Chamber of Commerce, thc commanding general of the army service forces asserted categoric.illy "there have been no huge accumlations of stores which could not be moved overseas." "In point of fact," he added, "we are still mil free from difficulties in providing essential cargo for tin; shipping which is available to us." Widespread discussion of recent reductions in the production program for the ground forces, Somervell said, has failed lo take into account that the action concerned future schedules, not current production, which is still increasing t at a rale of about $100,000,000 a month. Moreover, this rate of increase maintained through most if we art; to reach our goal." the general aikled. Branding reports of a munitions surplus and rumors that the an- tomoblio' industry was shifting from military to civilian production as Axis - inspired propaganda designed to slow up Ihe war effort Somervell declared that "victory is nol just around the corner." He paid his caustic respects to "the drugstore admirals and the ill ;ind 121.600 in the American League powder mom generals," and said Within 23 (Continued From Page One) cmy quit rolling ground beyond the first time he had abandoned defensible high ground without a fight. As in the drive last November, the Allied gain toward Tcbourba, threatened to divide the Germans into two pockets around Bizcrte I and Tunis. "German strength is being hour ly reduced and it has developed New York, April 27 — (/?> — Maybe what's been said about the new blooper baseball is true, but And Coakle, former major league player and manager and ;oaoh at Columbia for more years than you can remember, figures that lack of training this spring has a lot to do with the low - hit games . Andy's Lions have played with both the old and the new baseballs this spring and, while the new one is a lot slower, he claims it will go if its hit right. British Bomber Does A Loop POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, April 27 W) — Poultry live; 2 trucks; market unchanged. One-Man Tank Buster _ USE |46 TA61ET5,5ALVE. NQ5E DROPS Charlotte, N. C. —f/lV- Lloyd Zedaker was doing a welding repair job atop a 156-gallon tank. The tank exploded. Tank and Zedacker went through the air with the greatest of ease. When they landed, the tank, crinkled like an accordion, was atop Zedacker. They pulled Zedacker out—and found that he had suffered only two broken fingers and a bruised leg. London — (/!')— "You can't loop a heavy bomber" is u longtime axiom in flying circles but a British Lancaster, one of the heaviest planes in the air, recently did a complete loopduring a raid over Germany and did it with a full load of many tons of bombs. It wasn't an intentional loop, but happened while the four-cngincd plane was in a steep climb and a large shell exploded just beneath it, tossing it over on its back. Thc pilot retained control and carried it own through the loop, coming —= - - i out of it in a dive that probably asolmc | tnc shi p. s spccd p . lst 40Q m p h Thc plane not only was unharmed, but flew *n to its objective and dropped its bombs. After its return to base it was examined carefully from prop to rudder. No structural damage was found. into a question of how long he can stand it." a military source said in announcing that British tank losses had been light in thc Pont Du Fahs thrust. Thc Germans were still trying desperately to reinforce their bridgehead, however, ancl as the weather lifted the cloak of fog from thc Sicilian strait thc Allied air force struck a heavy blow at the supply lines. Fighting bombers striking south of the island of Marcttimo, west of Sicily, "blew up one motor barge, left two ships burning and one with its port stern under thc water, while another vessel was seen to capsize," said an air forces statement. Besides the Flying Fortress s'.roke past Rome, American Liberators plastered a quarter million pounds of bombs ... on Bari air- i drome, an Italian port on thc Ad- j riatic, it was reported from the i desert air force. In other attacks ! off thc east coast of Greece a : small vessel was sunk and two j schooners set afire. < Quote, Unquote "They haven't had any real practice this spring because of the weather," Coaklcy points out. "Thc only way you can get hitting practice is to hit." .... Those general conditioning exercises thc players endured in camp, he says, may have helped thc pitchers to get in shape for throwing, which would be another point on their . . "You know what thc col- ire doing," And a s k s. ones with good hitting arc using the old livelier using thc new one at side leges "The teams ball. We're Columbia." Sports Mention W. E. Boeing, the airplane man, hasn't seen his two derby eandi dates, Slide Rule and Twoscs since he bought them. And he's tof busy with war work to watch them run for thc roses. . . . Marine Capt. Dan Topping, owner of thc football Dodgers, got a plane pri orit for his wife, Sonja llenie when they went west last wecl but had to take the train himself. Sonia was on her way to a Rec Cress benefit but Dan was just Marine on leave Ven Savage, former Trans - Mississippi Golf champion, now is punching cows in Nevada. . . . Eddie Arcaro, hopeful that his jockey's license will be restored before too long,, is about thc most popular exercise boy at Belmont P a r k these days. . . . Earl Reynolds, thc old - time skater who has a couple us at the garden, is grandfather f Eddie Lemaire, who won the alional fiuure skating title in the arne aren aa few weeks ago. Circulatoin Note Jimm Conzelman has been cared to death ever since he re- eived that honorary degree from )aton University . . . The award tarted a fresh demand for copiei if his famous commencement ad- [ress, including a request from enator Cappper and one from a Milwaukee High School teacher who wanted to use it as a text nin his "Civilian advancement" :ourse. . . Now Jimmy is afraid ie'11 have to make another serious talk. Today's Guest Star John Parker, Taunton (Mass.) Daily Gazette: "Thc only chance thc Boston Braves might have this year of making the first division would be lo reclassify thc entire squad into 1-A." Tooth decay is the most common disease of mankind. On Tenth Life A Modern Miracle! A modern miracle—born in the test tubes of medical laboratories—tested in hospitals and on battle fields—sulfa drugs ore available at your Order them here with fullest confidence, doctor so prescribes! Sulfa Drugs Are Available Here On Your Doctor's Prescription! pharmacy, when your WARD & SON Phone 62 The Leading Druggist We've Got It. PNE Sulfudiazine is used chiefly in pneurno- ia, meningitis, gon- o r r h e a, infections !_-cii..-,cd by iiaijlvl'J- cocci and K. Coli. Syaracusc, N. Y. —i.l'i— Anna- ( belle, a cat, may be living on borrowed time from now on. Locked in a store during a fire, she was rescued nine duys after the blaze. Other overseas attacks included j o f roller-skating acts in thc cir- a raid on Augusta, Sicily, by j — — bombers from Malta, a blockbuster assault by thc RAF's Well- ingtons on Uecimomanu, Elmas and Villacidro airfields in Sardinia and other attacks by American Mitchells and Marauders on docks at Porto Pontee Romano in Southwest Sardinia. Railroad objectives at Tcbourba and Mateur also were blasted. Tactical air force bombers and /ighters delivered one of thc heaviest cooperative blows of thc cam- puiyn against German ground forces, shooting at German defense positions around Pont Du Fahs, Ksar Tyr and Tebourba. Altogether 11 enemy planes were shot down yesterday, compared with 11 missing Allied aircraft, ihc announcement sadi. Service Dcpt. Maj. Del A very, former Ulah U. quarterback, has crashed f o u r times in combat and each time he has gone back for more. N o w he's flying against the Germam in North Africa Apparently under war rules you don't lose the ball after four downs. . . . Lieut Alton R Koon. former W o f f o r r College football and baskctbal player, hSs succeeded Lieut. Join R. Keating, ex - Uutgers athlete as sports director al Camp Croft S. C. it was a Koon - coached bat talion team thai won the Spartanburg City basketball league title last season. . . Navy Lieut. Leonard Hank, athletic officer on a destroyer that has been bouncing around thc Aleutians, reports that a special technique is required for boxing bouts on the fantail of a destroyer. . . . The best attack is to wall for thc ship to roll and then charge downhill But a smart defensive boxer learns when to sidestep and then its up to the other guy to keep from going over board. specifically; "We are not neglecting the /* Southwest Pacific. "We are not ncylecling the submarine. "We arc not neglecting the civilian economy. , "We arc nol neglecting Ihe ,_ rights of labor. f "We are not neglecting industry's right:!. "We are gving each of these, we think, consideration in its proper proportion and at the proper time. j "But the one thing above all else we do not neglect is the business of winning the war." i Overseas needs are being met, j the general said, but we are pro- j viding our own troops in training : this year with only a part of major i critical items. | "However, our Allies who have i been equipping their armies for a ; much longer p e r i o d of time over the weekend. ] should be provided with their cap- Giants will use it i it.il needs by the end of the year, although our own army will nol be so equipped until late in li)44. As this capital equipment is provided, our production rates for the included items will be established to provide the replacement necessary for losses through normal attrition and through battle." In thc Southwest Pacific, Somervell said, "we arc getting out lo General MacArthur every plane, every lank, every gun, every round of ammunition that it is humanly possible to send," but he added that the requirements of the troops in Africa al.so had to be supplied, and "we cannot allow fireside strategists lo stampede us into neglecting one theater for Ihe sake of another." for 14 dales. ! Thai amounts lo less than an average of 10,000 in spite of the , fact that -the figures include opening day. Saturday and Sunday — usually three peaks. Only two panics, the inaugurals at Washington and Cincinnati, have drawn a:; many as 20.000 fans. Baseball magnates are hopeful they can find the answer to the mystery ot what has become of the (most fanatic followers who once locked to their parks rain or shine. n ood teams or bad. Two National League clubs, thc :inciniuiti Reds and the Phillies Ireudy have announced forthcom- ng experiments with morn- ng games. Most of thc members if the senior circuit also have decided lo use lasl year's baseballs ill a new and livelier model of thc 043 balata ball can be produced. The Brooklyn Dodger:; returned o the HI42 ball The New York :oday in their home opener with the Braves at thc Polo Grounds. The Pittsburgh Pirates, the Phillies, Reds and St. Louis Cardinals also iiave placed hasty orders for supplies of last year's balls and will put them in use as soon as they .irrivc. Nazis, Japs Almost Same Grew Asserts Flashes of Life By The Associated Press Change of Heart Frankfort. Ind. — "I thought I wanted lo be a thief, but 1 guess I don't." said a note tu a proprietor whose drug store was burglarized of $50. AccompuHJng the note was the KSO and an extra dollar to repair j the front door lock, which the con- i scienec'Slricken burglar had j broken to gain entrance. Huwaldt, a lieutenant in the R.O.T.C.. became a private in the Army when his R.O.T.C. group was activated as a military unit. However, as a lieutenant colonel Huwuldl got no pa, now he gets $50 u month. Stepdown ; Grund Islam). Neb. From | lieutenant colonel to private in a i day was the experience of Luwi rence Huwaldt, senior student ut j the Univcrsit of Nebraska. A Few F Has, KUS. — Miss Dorolh Pope came from Dallas. Texas to marry Aviation Cadet Charles Merrill. Neither know anyone here lo invite — and although they wanted to be married in a church, they didn't want it lo be a empty church. They published a newspaper invi- tcition to everyone interested. Tho church overflowed. Fights Last Night By The Associated press Providence, R. I. — Tony Costa, 128 1-4, Woonsockcl, R. I., outpoint- ed Jackie Callura, 127 1-2, Hamilton Ont. (10) (non-title-. Pittsburgh — Willie Pep, 123, Hartford, Conn., outpointed Jackie Wilson, 127, Pittsburgh (10) Non- title) . Philadelphia — Johnny Hulchinson, 134 1-2, Philadelphia, outpoint- ed Bobby Rufl'in, 132. New York (10); Jimmy .Hatcher, 137 1-2, Miami, Fla., outpointed Ellis Phillips, 130 1-2, Philadelphia (10). Baltimore — Lee Q. Murray, 196 3-4, South Norwalk, Conn., out pointed Lous Brooks, 812, Wilmington, Del. (15). Holyoke, Mass.—Al Jolson, 149, New Orleans, , outpointed Ernie (Cat) Robinson, 147, New York, (10). Boston —• Sonny Home, 157 3-4, Nilcs, Ohio, and Larry Pacino, 158 3-4, Boston, drew (10). Scranton. Pa.—Andrew ilndiunl Gome/, 157, New York, outpointed Neil Miller, 152, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. I (10). | Newark—Curtis Sheppard, 185 li I Pittsburgh, knocked out Pvt. Clint i Conway. 179, Newark and U. S. 1 Army (10). : New York—Johnny Jones. 149 I Pittsburgh. outpointed George I (Red) Dot, 149 1-2, Hartford • Conn. (8>. • Chicago — Joe Maxin, 183, Clevcl land, outpointed Al Jordan, 180 3-4 1 Kansas Cil U0>. I Oklahoma City — Buddy Scott I 158, Tampa, Fla., knocked out Ne Hope Native Dies Monday at El Paso John S. Clarke, a son of Ihe late Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Clarke of Hope, died at his home in El Paso, Texas He was bon late Monday night. and reared in Hope. Funeral arrangements are incomplete but will be held here this week at the home of an aunt. Mrs Ross R. Gillespic, his only survivor. Montreal, April 'i —(/Pi— Joseph C. Grew, former U. S. ambassador to Toko, declared today that Ihe United Nations' plan for the destruction of Germany and .Japan was "perfectly co - orclinated and timed," and designed to do the worst that can be done to each of them while fighting both. In an address prepared lor de« ivery at the opening of the Fourth Canadian Victory Loan campaign, Grew emphasi/ed that the war igainst Japan and Germany was .he same war, "one and indivis- ble," and that Japan is being defeated in North Africa, because, "we fight Japan in Africa and the Mediterranean even as we fight Germany in Asia and the Pacific." The North African campaign means much to the Tokyo militarists, the former" ambassador continued, but, "if they clo not see this stark truth, so much the better for us, and the more deluded they. "What defeats the German aggressor will defeat the Japanese aggressor," Grew said. "It is a matter of the simplest and most elementary truth that the Chinese are veritably fighting Germany in the far interland of Shansi and Yunnan, just as we are fighting Japan both in the Pacific and in the skies of Europe." The first petroleum well in the United States was opened at Tilus- ville, Pa., on August 27, 11159. Mother's Friend helps bring ease and comfort to expectant mothers. M OTHER'S FRIEND, nn exriulsttcly prepared emolllont, is useful In nil condl- «! tlons where a bland, mild anodyne massage medium In skin lubrication Is desired. One condition In which women for more than 70 years have used It Is an application for massaging tho body during pregnancy ... It helps keep the Bklii , soft and pliable ... thus avoiding unnecessary discomfort duo to dryncas and tightness. It refreshes and tones tho skin. An Ideal massage application for the numb, tingling or burning sensations of the (skin .. . for the tired back muscles or cramp-like pains In thc legs. Quickly absorbed. Delightful to use. Mother's Friend Highly priiiiicrl hy usvn, ninny ilurtorn nii'l mirs<w. Jusl ask any drUKuiat for Molhrr'a 1'rii.Mid—Ihu skin lubricant. Try it tonight. Sports Mirror By the Associated Press Today a Year Ago Alsab. Kentucky Derby thrc.d. suffered slight leg cut in stall at Louisville. Three Years Acjo Joe DiMaggio's knee s'.ill causing trouble and New York Yankee outfielder to be out for possibly a month. Five Yea r s Ago Joe Medwick. National Leagi.K' batting champ, back in lineup Jor first time as St. Louir, Carl'iiuls blanked Cincinnati Red:;, 50. ville Beech, 191, Memphis, Tenn.. (7). San Francisco — Jimmy Bivins. 17U 1-2, Cleveland, outpointed Pat Valentino, 184 1-2, Sun Francisco UO.I. fine roll- your-own iu every handy pocket pack- Hue of 1'rincu Albert THE NATIONAL JOY SMOKE

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