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* 3 » & , WSf roun MOM STAR, HOM, ARKANSAS Saturday, May 8, 1943 rec/s/on of A/fiecf Drive Too Mucfi for Weary Enemy Jl fe * f _J «!__»! 1 . _ .. ... ' ' * " ' ' . i ..... - _ _ ^V ^V Analysis of •v i &> !•» 5, Editorial Comment Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Cable. By DeWITT MacKENZIE So at long last the Allies have reclaimed the North African shore of the Mediterranean, theieb achieving one of the most magmfi cent victories of the war could offer, for this theater is among the ranking strategical positions of the whole world. To be sure, there slill remains .mopping up to .do in Tunisia. „,.„ Wear, shell - shocked German planes and Italian soldiers—man of their ' officers having fled to the continent — are holding out in some of the mountain fortifications. Details are lacking, but it's Ikely that a considerable force may be out on ed its attacking machine like a precision instrument. The whole long line has been so delicately manu- vered that the coordination has been perfect. So has the timing. Crucial attacks were supported by application of pressure in adjoining sectors. And when the Americans and British finally rushed to seize the great plums of the victory — Bizcrte for the Yanks: Tunis for the John Bulls — there were less than an hour and a half apart. That's a tribute to the high command and to nil the officers and non-coms who carried out the orders. It's a tribute to the grand fighting men who made it possible for the orders to be executed. In short, we're talking about a grc-il Army. Some of the enemy undoubtedly have escaped in small boats — probably mostly officers. As for the rest, it looks like death or surrender for most of them. A large- scale escape by water seems impossible. The sea swarms with Allid Naval ships, and the sky is dark with American and British the tip of Cap Bon, hoping against Jt, nope that an unfriendly sea will relent and bring them evacuation facilities. Still, what's left to be done, can be done handily. The day is ours. .This throws Hitler the world beater back behind the crumbling walls of Europe which he has all but wrecked, he paranoic genius of death and instruction fmnally is on the defensive, with the enemy prssing him on all sides. With the all hightest retreat ;goes Mussolini's empire, for which II Duce sacrificed his honor and stabbed a wounded neighbor in the back. With»it, too. goes the Italian dictator's outlying defenses '- against invasion. The Bull of Ba- C shan which roared so terrifyingly i?. from the security of Rome now turns out to be a sea - cow which sprawls more or less helpless, waiting for the kill. The Tunisian victory represents perfect Allied military coordination and timing. That speaks well for the future. It speaks doubly well in that this- coordination couldn't have existed without the most friendly cooperation among ;the Allied in this bloody engagement — the British, the French and the Americans. As I have pointed out before, the great Rommel and his veteran Africa Korps, along with the seasoned forces of Nazi General Von Arnim, have literally been squeezed into submission The Allies have maintained a fierce pressure along that mountan front of 120 miles — a feat calling for vast skill and endurance. Day after day the Allied have hammered at that line in vital sectors, never giving the enemy a moment's rest. Outnumberd in men •and equipment, the Axis has had to defend itself at all points without even a breathec^. Yesterday's Stars By The Associated Press Jimmy Wasdell, Phillies — His home run, triple and single drove in six runsnni,3-3 rout of Giants, in six runs in,3-3 rout of Giants. Johnny Allen, Dodgers — Pitched three innings of , runless ball against Braves to chalk up third victory as relief hurler. Bill Johnson, Yankees — In running hitting streak to eight successive games, the rookie third baseman drove in four runs as he hit homer, double and single. Luke Appling, White Sox — His double i n the 10th scoring pitcher Johnny Humphries with the run that beat the Tigers 10. Johnny Vander Meer and Joe Beggs, Reds — Vander Meer beat -ubs for fourth victory of season out had to have ninth - inning lelp from Beggs. Eddie Lake, Red Sox — His ninth inning double helped defeat Senators, 3 to 2. Fights Last Night By The Associated Press Boston — Henry Armstrong, 140, Los Angeles, knocked out Tommy Jessup, 138, Springfield, Mass. (1). Worcester, Mass. — Johnny Dudley, 135, New York, won from Leo Dulmaine, 132, Worcester when latter disqualified after being assisted back into ring in eighth round. Dallas — Buddy Scott, Dallas heavyweight, outpointed Johnny Denson, Philadelphia (10). San Francisco — Al Citrino, 133, San Francisco, outpointed Midget Jones, 135, New Orleans (8). York, Pa. — Al Tribuani, 148, outpointed Young Kid Norfolk 152 York, (8). Hollywood — Richie Lcmos, 135, Los Angeles outpointed Cleo Shans, 130 12, San Diego, (10). Hie Allied command has operat- nation There are only about 5,000 Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep left in the Flashes of Lif t By The Associated Press Ten Dollars Cough Oakland, Cal. Police Matron Augusta Farley was having diffi- , culty understanding the mutterings of a woman pickpocket suspect she J was questioning "Come on; cough it up," Mrs Farley urged. The woman coughed. Up came a $in bill. Anyway, He Won Los Angeles — It was lucky for the Japs they weren't in reach when Curtis Shelton, 20-year - old restaurant kitchen worker, got to talking about what he'd do if and when. It would have been nice if Shelton hadn't been there either. lie was making wild slashes with a butcher knife, sniping off the heads of imaginary enemies, when , he made a mis-lick, slashed own thigh, and hurried to hospital. Ups And Downs Portland, Ore. — James his the Lon, 9, played catch with his mother's purse as he trotted along on a shopping errand. The purse, containing $29, landed on a building ledge far above his head. Two policemen finally retrieved jt for the frantic Jimmy. Dachshung Flivver Seattle — The Array stretches its own autumobiles. A popular medium-priced model was cut in two. Is stretched to additional feet of length and then rebuilt, mostly with wood. It will accomodate 15 passengers. Col. K. B. Harmon, chief of Ihe Pacific Coast ordnance district, said a local firm now had a. contract for 100 of them. * a re- ccived a bundle of mink and weasel pelts, with instructions they should be forwarded to the government for exchange for war bonds. General Superintendent Claude M. Hirst sold the pelts in Juneau for $117.60 and sent in cash instead of furs. Generosiyt Portland, Ore. — One Portland man overdid things a bit in contributing to the Salvation Army's scrap paper drive. He called back later for check. The resultant search through a ton of paper yielded a $4,000 note, $7aO worlh of negoliable bonds $0,000 in paid - up life insurance policies and a mortgage. Perfect Score South. Bend, Ind. — Donald D Coleman completed the 18 - hole south bend country club golf course with no strokes at all. Coleman, count school attendance officer, caught the last of eight sixth - grade truants on the 18th green after a heated shase. The Modern Age Evansville, Ind. — Horse - drawn hacks, operated by a private firm, recently licensed by the city council, met trains yesterday for uV first time since World War I. Patriot Schnatzi Denver — The M. R. Reibers announced they would give their German dachshund, Schnatzie, lo any kindly person who'd buy worth of war bonds. Mr. and Mrs. Sarn Boyd bought $1,500 worth and now own Schnat- zie. $1 000 Rickey's Deal for Allen Is Considered Best BY ORLO ROBERTSON Associated Press Sports Writer Branch Rickey has made sonic shrcwcd deals but none probably ever was more timely than the one he cnginerd in bringing Johnny Allen back to the Dodgers after disposing of him in one of his first official acts as head of the Brooklvn club. Although the 37-year-old right liandcr had a 1942 record of 10 and 3. Rickey, after succeeding Lieut Col. Larry S. MacPhail as head man of the Dodgers, lost little time sending Allen and $30,000 to Philadelphia for the much younger Rube Melton. Allen declined to sign with the Phillies. Then, five days before the opening of the season, in a deal that never has been fully explained, Rickey summoned the baseball writers to his office and announced the Dodgers had re-purchased Allen. The records show how smart that deal was. When Johnny went into yesterday's game with the Boston Braves in the seventh .with the score deadlocked it marked his third relief appearance of the season. He pitched shutout ball for three innings as his mates went on to club out a 9 to 7 victory, and give Allen his third straight success. In eight innings of relief hurling, Allen has given up only eight hits, three to the Phils in 2 2-3 innings, two to the Giants in 2 1-3 and three yesterday. Prior to Allen's appearance the Braves had clubbed the offerings of Ed Head and Les Webber after the Brooklynites had shoved across five runs in the second, three on Augie Galan's homer Eddie Joost almost matched that with a two-run homer for Boston in the third. With the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates kept idle by the weather, the Cincinnati "Reds moved into the National League's runner-up spot, two and one-half games back of the Dodgers. They closed out the Chicago Clubs 5 to 4 as Johnny Vander Meer received help from "Fireman" Joe Beggs in registering his fourth pitching triumph. The other National League game saw the Phillies go on their biggest scoring spree of these as on behind the five-hit pitching of venerable Si Johnson. With Jimmy Wasdell driving in six runs on a homer. . triple and single, the Phils blasted three Giant hurlers for 13 hits to win 13 to 3. A pair of rookies, Charlc Wens- loff and Bill Johnson, paced the New York Yankees to their fifth straight victory, a 6 to 2 decision over the Philadelphia Athletics. Wonsloff, who won 21 games with the Yanks' Kansas City farm club last season, pitched shutout ball for six innings. Johnson, up from Newark in the International circuit, drove three runs across the plate with his firs! major league homer in the fourth to run his hitting streak to eight straight games. Then after having a double go for naught, he poundnd another run across the platter with a single in the seventh. Johnny Humphrise outpointed Hal White in a ten-inning pitching duel as the Chicago White Sox lead out a 1-0 decision over the Detroit trigers. Humphrise, himself brought home the only run after leading off with a walk, and moviiv up to second on a sacrifice. Luke Appling produced the game winning hit — a double to left center. The Boston Red Sox waited until the ninth inning of their night game with the Washington Senators before 17,177 capital city fans to score two runs and take a 3 to 2 decision Eddie Lake's double was the big blow in the late uprising. The Cleveland —St. Louis tussle was postponed. ( Shoots'for the Works X S17 LOUIS BMWNS EXPECT OUTFIELDER 70 HELP BAT rUE INTO KNOCKED M 99 RUNS LAST STASOf/. SPORTS ROUNDUP By HUGH FULLERTON, JR. Wide World Sports Columnist New York, May 8 —(/P>— A year igo the fight mop was saying that ienry Armstrong was too nice a guy to be trying a comeback . .. He vas too old and brittle. . . .Now hey're calling him the fight promoters' savior. . . After winning 15 o 17 fights on the coast, lot counting his bout with a tonsillectomy, Hank came cast to draw 833,000 against Al Tribi]ani n Philadelphia, $105,000 against Beau Jack in Madison Square Garden, 819,000 against Saverio Turiel- o in Washington and last night 124,000 against Tommy Jessup in Boston. . . If he can get some real opponents, he'll do better next ime in those places. . . Right now lank is booked to meet Maxic Shapiro in Philly May 24 and Al Veill is trying to line up a Washington scrap in June that he says vill do 870,000. The Old Gray Mayor Bob Madry. best known here ibouts as a slick shoutcr of the lories of North Carolina football, >robably is the only guy in the vorld to be a governor and a nayor at the same time. . . Within sixday stretch last month Bob •as elected a district governor of lotary and re-elected mayor of Jhapcl Hill, N. C. Daily Half Dozen James Fiewegcr, track captain t Lawrence College, Appleton, Vis., may Iry lo win six events in he Midwest Conference Track Championships at Cedar Rapids, a., today. . . Last year he won ive — shot put, broad jump, high ump and high and low hurdles. . . Vow he's toying with the idea of rying the 100 - yard dasli or the iscus throw. Se r vice Dept. Soldier - golfers who use the Camp Croft (S. C.) driving range have their choice of targets — Mussolini, 100 yards; Hirohito, 150, or Hitler, 200. They haven't figured one out yet for Corp Clayton Heafner, who consistently bangs his drives 250. . . Fellow Navy officers arc wondering where they'll put the crew if Ens. Joe Sydahar and Ens. Ed Kolman, mammoth Chicago Bears tackles now undergoing indoctrination at Dartmouth, are assigned to the same boat. . . That Polo players make the best officer material is one conclusion drawn from a survey of former Oklahoma athletes in the armed forces . . . Forty six per cent of the former Sooner polosits in uniform are cither captains or majors. . . . A three mile cross country course —and plenty lough — is .being conslructcd for the Fort Mon- moulh, N. J., track athletes. Today's Guest Star Charlie Landolf, New Castle Pa. News: "Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson hasn't been around for his usual radio program. He's probably slill in Louisville waiting for Burnt Cork to come home." Cleaning The Cuff College talent scouts are reported hanging around Fowlcrvillc, Mich., where Hollis Gchringcr, Charley's cousin, is burning up the cinders in school track meets. . . The Richmond Colts managed to get in just one exhibition game this spring before the Piedmont League season began. They had shortages of both players and good weather. . . Arturo Godoy. the lammed Latin, expects lo know next week whether he can return to the United Stales to fight. Legal Notice NOTICE OF SALE OF TIMBER Markei Report ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111., May il —IA')— (U.S. Dcpt. Agr.) — Hogs. 500; weights 180-250 Ibs. steady at 14.70-75; top 14.75; few 140 - 1GO Ibs. 10-15 lower at 13.G014.10; compared week ago, 170 Ibs. up 10-15 Pursuant to a certain Order of i ni 8 hel " I'fi'Uer weights steady to 10 the Chancery Court of Hempstead i hi £ h °!',' County, Probate Division, made and entered on April 5th, 1943, I the undersigned as guardian of the person and estate of C. E. (Sis) Askew, incompetent, will, between the hours of 10 a. m., and 3 p, m., on the 29lh day of May, 1843, at the front door of the Courthouse in the Cattle, none; calves, none; compared with close of preceding week steers and heifers steady to 25 lower; cows, bulls and replacement steers steady; vcalers 25 higher; tops for week: 1301 Ib. steers 1G.26; 808 Ib yearling steers 10.50; 715 Ib. mixed yearlings 10.00 1085 Ib. heifers 15.90; vealers 1G.OO; Land Of Opportunity Oregon City, Ore. — Miss Mildred Burnet of Willamette presented her pet monkey, and peanuts to soldiers at Cvimp The soldiers promised to "see that he gets the same opportunity for advancement as any other enlisted man." a company of Adair. Weasels For War Juneau, Alaska — Natives of the isolated Indian vh'Iage of Kipnuji: want to do their bit toward helping in the war effort. The Office of Indian affairs re- Why, Mr. Legree! Kansas City—Police are searching for the stubble - bearded young villagian with the 15-foot whip. He's been leaping from bushes along a residential street, snapping the whip viciously at passersby, and vanishing. Officers found a little cave in the weeds, where he'd been hiding between snaps. O"e Chat — $110. . _ Coffeyville, Kas. — Sgt. C. H. Yorke traveled all the way to Medway, Me., to see his girl friend. She had been quarantined. "I spent $110 on that trip," he moaned, "just to talk with her on the telephone!" steers Sheep, none; compared Friday last week: Lambs weak to mostly lambs 16.00-15; load of westerns i at .2 inches and over at standing and growing on the fol- owing described lands situated in Pike County, Arkansas, The Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, Section (13), Township 9 South, Range 25 West, containing 40 acres. The purchaser will be given one ... e,« * *-i i uni, . — o ,, „„ * «j,i^« * i, t,,i , &*j\j\j year within which to remove said land choice wooled ewes 850-925 timber. ' 1G.OO; wooled lambs scarce; good and choice clipped lambs No. 1 and No. 2 pelts 14.50-15.00; one load 15.15; few full clipped 15.15; med- and good 12.50-14.25; good the vicinity of 1,000,000 shares. The financial district was notably cheered by the exceptionally good war news from Tunisia and it was felt in some quarters thai liquidation in the preceding session may have been overdone. The purchaser at such sale will j be required to give note with good I and sufficient, security, lo secure NEW YORK STOCKS New York. May 8 — V- Wall Street had another change of heart payment of the purchase price and fi ^ a ""'»er cnange or heart a lien will be retained on s' id ttm r Y "! ' wllh ' T ''" ly oX FHdav ' s ber to further secure the nur^ ?,! i^ 1 . * kln ™ t ? m ^ Burning to secure the purchase price. Dated this 23rd day of April 1943> R. E. KIDD, Guardian of the Person and estate of (Sisj Askew, potent. (April 24, May 1, 8) C. E. incom- the buying side, stock market favor- ities recovered fractions lo more than a point. Rails, eakest in eslerdays sell- off, led the comeback after a slightly mixed opening. They were followed by steels motors and special| ties. Large blocks of low-quoted . issues kept the Uckcr tape busy and Iranf.sers for the Iwo hours were in Washington, May 8 — (/p> — The Senate Finance committee revisdc the Ruml-Carlson pay-as-you-go revenue bill today to provide lax abatement for all individuals on the basis of either their 1942 or 1943 incomes, whichever is lower. The committee rnqvcd rapidly in its consideration of the House - rejected measure, which it decided to make the framework of ne>v current collection legislation with the hope of completing its work today. Senator La Follette fProg-'.ViO said the group voted to strike out of the bill a provision under which the 1942 levies all persons with net incomes tip to $5,000 would be wiped out, and substituted the 142-43 allernative. Formerly this provision had been designed to apply only lo those with incomes above $5,000. Shades of Nineties Chicago — Alderman William Cowhey wants to put an 11 p.m. curfew on horseback riding in Chicago. He says the clickcty - clop of horses on city streets after 11 p.m. keeps many people awake — especially those living near the Caldwell forest preserve — in his ward. He is sponsoring an ordinance banning horseback riding from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. Count Fleet Is Out to Capture Preakness Today By DONALD SANDERS Baltimore, Md., May (I — (/]•) — Count Fleet attempted ,today In do what only seven horses before him have done — win the $50,000 - added Preakness Stakes after coming home first i nine Kentucky Derby! And the crowd, which was expected to reach 3, r ),000, was confident he could do it — so confident Unit in the early wagering Mrs. John D. Hertz's Brown Hurricane was 14 or 1-5 choice to romp in ahead of three other colts likely tu starl against him. . A " " ff ti'i'ek was in prospect lor the 53rd running of Maryland's most famous race, scheduled to go to past at 1:40 p.m. (CWTi. Named to oppose the Count — and incidentally try for $10,00 0 in second money — wera Allen T Simmons' Blue Swords, second in the derby; W. L. Brann's Vinccn- tive and H. L. Straus' New Moon, both home-bread, and Isidore Bio- ber's Radio Morale, although the later entry appeared today to be purely technical. 1 The field was officially cut off four during the morning when radio morale was scratched. At the same time New Moon was taken from the "doubtful" list and became a definite starter. Straus announced a change in jockey for his colt signing up Wayne Danforth Wright. Wright is the Rcxburg Idaho rider who steered Shut Out to his surprise victory in the Kentucky Derby a yctir ago. Earlier Rocco Sisto had been expected to handle New Moon. Bizerte, Tunis (Continued From Page One) ond U. S. Corps had cleared the important town of Ferryvillc by 4 p. m. and at 4:13 p. m. (heir forward elements entered Bizerte " the bulletin said. Field dispatches earlier had said that the Bizerte entry was made; first, at 4:15 p.m. and that the penetration of Tunis was made five minutes later — the conflict was not immediately explained, but possibly was duo to difficulties of field communication whle the actions still raged.) Isolated grouus of Axis soldiers fought overnight in the narrow streets and thick - walled houses of Tunis and Bizerte in an effort lo win a few hours reprieve for columns fleeing eastward in a crowded jumble along the few northern roads still in enemy hands. (Axis dispatches broadcast by the Berlin and Rome radios and recorded by the Associated Press today admitted thai Bizcrlc had fallen, but the Germans said street fighting still was in progress in Tunis, i Capture of the two cities left the Axis forces of the north no refuge but the coastal hills and the thin, mountainous Cap Bon peninsula. If the Germans and Italians reach Cap Bon in strength they will be able to add days lo the time required for the final and complete Allied victory, but their positions there can have litlle effect on military developments, (A Home dispatch recorded in London by the Associated Press said some Italian troops had already "taken up new positions on the Cap Bon peninsula.") Airmen who struck at shipping in the straits of Sicily said they saw a number of boats carrying troops heading for Sicily, indicating a partial evacuation was being attempted, but it was on a small scale and a large percentage of Unships are being sunk. It appeared most probably that the Axis could not attempt a large - scale evacuation. 36th Producer Added to New Midway Field Stamps, Ark., May 8—Special to the Hope Star—The HOth .successful producer was added in the new Midway field of Lafayette county Thursday as Gene Golf's Darnell No. 1 in the NL NK section 9-15-241 died a Hi!)" flowed after casing perforations.' est location, the Darnell No. 2 NW NIC of section 9-15-24., in the same area. That company's wildcat lest ^ announced last week for Hempstead county remains a location, although it is expected that drilling operations will begin within the next month. 11 is the Brooks ahull/. No. 1 in the NE ME of sec- ( lion 34-13-20. Barnsdall and Soulhwnod Oil Companies each have several locations waiting on drilling orders in the Midway field. A wildcat lest was announced Una ( week by Skelly Oil Company to be drilled between Stamps and Lcwis- ville to be known as the Cleve Warren ct al No. A-2 in the NW corner of section 24-10-24. This test i.s the first to be drilled near the dormant ( Sliimps-Lcwisvilli! field in about two years. Nothing definite could be learned as to drilling date. N. 11. Whceles.s Colemun No. 1 wildcat southwest of Lewisville in section 30-10-24 also remains a location. , Sports Mirror By The Associated Press Today A Year Ago — First ma- ,. jor league benefit game- for Navy* Relief Society was held al Brooklyn where 42.822 fans turned out to see Brooklyn beat Nesv York Giants, 7-(i. Three Years Ago — Chick Fraser, New York Yankee baseball scout, C" . Official gauge is 7 and 1/10 barrels per hoar on 10 04 inch choke. Gravity of the crude is the same as other tests in the field, 34.7. Top of porosity was encountered at (MS!) feet, total depth i.s 052!) feel. Barnsdall Oil Company i.s building derrick and moving in materials to be- Five Years Ago — Hob Feller handed first setback of season by Boston Red Sox. The speed of sailing yachts Ken- orally varies according to the square root of their length. There is an average of 222 bones f !!!LJ^'L!!!!^ How Drug Stores Will Co-operate With Wednesday Closing Effective May 12 all the drug stores of Hope will close every Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock—except one store. ' Each taking its turn in alphabetical order, one drug store will remain open Wednesday afternoon, the other tour closing at 1 p. m. The emergency service drug store remaining open on Wednesday afternoon will close at 6 p. m. not observing the usual night hours. We ask your co-operation in this new closing plan —and remember to shop early on Wednesdays. Briant's Drug Store John P. Cox Drug Co. Crescent Drug Store John S. Gibson Drug Co. Ward & Son 'J a: Clear Eyes Toward the Future "The Fortress sped swiftly on . ., toward adventure, toward danger, toward a tiny island in the vast Pacific. Beth Carter opened her eyes in a mysterious new sunshiny world. This was it—the Pacific theater of war." —Fiom Chapter One of Hcth Cartel-, U'AAC. Begins Monday, May 10th In The ri Star

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