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v ; MOPE STAR, HOPt, ARKANSAS O Tuciday, May 11, 1943 Stalemate Is About the Only Hope left for Germans Analysis of the News by Mackenzie Editorial Comment Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Cable. By DeWITT MacKENZIE The Axis debacle in Tunisia with all its implications has given Herr Hitler and his followers a bad case of mental williwaws. A wllliwaw, you know, is that notorious Aleutian ill - wind which twists itself into knots at hurrcane velocity and blows no man good. If that figure is too fanciful we can fall back on the crude but precise remark that the Nazis have the wind up. A dispatch from Bern says the Germans are "walking around as though hit on the head." The Fuehrer is moaning guttar- ally about the "superhuman hardships" of his troops in Russia, and about the damnable Allied bombing of western Europe. If he knew anybody better than himself to whom he could pray, he would be doing it. Therefore we may be sure that he eagerly approves Spanish Generalissimo Franco's appeal for peace. Franco says that neither the Axis nor the Allies can destroy the other and "it is senseless to delay the peace." That wraps up in a tidy package the idea which is the Nazi' hope — that Germany can defend itself stoutly enough to produce a stalemate which will leave most of the occupied countries in its possession. Gone are the days when Hitler dreamed of overrunning the world. All he asks of fortune now is that he be permitted to retain some part of the territories which he has stolen. So werk has his position become that he no longer wants to fight for his loot. He desires peace on stalemate terms, and it's safe to bet two bits he would accept a lot less if it were offered to him. The "unconditional surrender "being enacted in Tunisia is stunning Berlin. Of course we aren't entitled to try to read General Franco's mind. However, it's reasonable to suppose that in advocating peace he Is considering, among the many issues, the effect of a continuation of the war on his own country. Neutral Spain is like a ripe peach TOPS FOR YOUR HAIR Smooth It, add lustre—stylo with fragrant dressing—only 23o on a limb which hangs low over the school - yard fence. It might put ideas into the heads of passers by. The air constantly vibrates with reports that Hitler is going to strike at the Allies through Spain. Or that the Allies are preparing to invude the Spanish mainland via Gibraltar in order to compel the Nazis to maintain large forces on the Spanish frontier while United Nations invasion operations are proceeding elsewhere. Franco wouldn't relish either of these developments. Naturally the Allies aren't going to alter their demand for "unconditional surrender." It's clear that Hitler recognizes this, too. for the Nazi High Command is feverishly trying to strengthen its defenses on all fronts, from the Balkans right round to Norway. The Boche, who are first class soldiers, appear to be up against one of their own smart schemes — the application of fierce pressure at numerous vital points simultaneously until opportunity permits oE the sudden development of one or more of the drives. That's the strategy which the Allies used to crack Tunisia. And le signs are that a similar line s to be employed against Hitler n the continent. Certainly there re in the offing some mightly in- cresting developments about hich I wouldn't want to specu- nte here. It may be that the Tunisian clean- p is moving a bit more rapidly lan the Allied command antici- ated and that there may be a ny lag in development of some of he promising adventures. Howver, it will be surprising if we on't get some sort of fresh offen- ive in the immediate future. Mean me the Russians are supporting constant pressure strategy in icir terrific drive in the vital 'Tovorossisk sector of the western 'aucasus. AIRCRAFT JOBS OPEN For Trained Men and Women For full particulars listen to KWKH Monday, thru Friday 6:50 a. m Sunday night 8:20 p. Also Electric Welding See—Or Write to Shreveport Aeronautical Institute Room No. 442 Grim Hotel, Texarkana Crackers Getting Nowhere in the Southern Loop By REX THOMAS Vtlanta, May 11 W) — You've ?ot to hand it to tho Atlanta Crackers. They're really going places in he Southern Association — and getting nowhere fast. When it comes to the league standings, the boys from Ponce Do ion Park arc as inconsistent as Berlin radio broadcast. It's been in up-and-down club this season, vith the honors about evenly divided as to direction. The Crackers started the season going strong. Now they're only .wo notches out of last place. They ost a 4-3 decision to the Chattanooga Lookouts last night in the season's first night game played n the Tennessee city. Let's take a random look at how Atlanta has ranked in the standings. On April 30, just one week after the season started, Manager Al Lcitz's outfit was fourth. Three days later it had climbed to second, and the following day it was still in the runner - up position, aut tied with New Orleans. And both of them trailed behind Birmingham and Nashville. who shared league - leading honors. Last night's Atlanta - Chattanooga contest — the only one played in the southern — was diller in which Hard in Cathey Fights Last Night By The Associated Press Philadelphia — Gus Dorazio, 93 34, Philadelphia, outpointed Joe Baksi, 205 1-2, Kulpmont, Pa. 10). Scranton, Pa. — Joe Peralta, 137 famaqua, Pa., outpointed Jose Torres, 138, Puerto Rico (101. Newark — Perk Daniels, 199 1-4 Chicago, outpointed Curtis Shep pard, 183 1-2, Pittsburgh (10). Providence, R. I. — Tony Costa. 131 1-2, Woonsocket, R. I., out- pointed Joey Archibald, 128 1-4, Pawtucket, R. I., (10). Baltimore — Alf (Big Boy) Brown 138, Detroit, knocked out Lee Oma, 179, New York (8). Holyoke, Mass. — Chester Rico, j 134 1-2, New York, outpointed Joe Gillis, 134, Springfield, Mass., (8). New York — Verne Patterson, 153, Chicago, outpointed Larney Moore, 158 12, Hempstead, N. Y., (8). New Haven, Conn.—Jackie Reed 201, New York, knocked out Zcke Brown, 185, Atlanta, Ga., (3). nine-reel thriller Lookout Hurler stole the show. The teams play again lonighl with Bucky Jacobs scheduled to work the mound for the Lookouts, against an unannounced hurler. New Orleans and Memphis were unable to play, the Chicks will be host to the Pels again tonight Freddie Wells for New Orleans and Walter Brown for Memphis arc the probable pitchers. The Birmingham - Little Rock affair likewise was postponed. To night Baron Hurler Jake Baker i: due for a turn on the mound to; the visitors, opposing Ed "Bea: Tracks" Greer. Little Rock Mana ger Buck Fausctt, incidentally, ha this comment on his team's prog ress: "The club is coming alon nicely. While we are constant!, searching for possible improve ments, the Travelers may be a strong as the next one. This isn' offered as an alibi — but we bca ourselves in two of the fou losses at New Orleans." He probably isn't kidding, either Little Rock is in third place. Knoxville opens a five - gam series at Nashville tonight, the tw teams having sat out an ope date yesterday. Mack Stewart on tap for the Nashville pitchin assignment, with Herb Andcrso as his likely opponent. Lightning Kills W. H. Burkc's Stock W. H. Burke, well known farmer living on Hope Route Three, reported today that lightning struck his place in last Saturday's storm, killing one marc, three mules and one cow. FREE CLINIC FOR THE HARD-OF-HEARING The Aurex Little Rock Company will conduct a clinic for the HARD-OF-HEARING, giving an Audiometer Test, which shows your percentage of hearing loss, along with u demonstration of the— New Aurex High-Fidelity Hearing Aid Approved and accepted by American Medical Assn. Wednesday, May 12th Barlow Hotel H. L. DEAN, Consultant. District Office—822 Boyle Bldg., Little Rock. , Ace's High jfc#J SPORTS ROUNDUP By HUGH FULLERTON, JR. Wide World Sports Columnist New York. May 11—(/P)—According to the table of performances for the A.A.U. primary physical fitness test, a guy over 35 should be able to run 100 yards in 14.5 seconds and a mile in seven minutes or run and walk in ten minutes. . . What, ton an "A" card?. . . Ba_ck- tracking the rumor that the Army has been negotiating to take over Madison Square Garden, we learn that the source probably was a recent visit by a couple of government men who were asking about hiring the joint for some sort of show next fall. Wrong Team 0 When Bill McKechnic, Jr., arrived in Syracuse to take over as secretary of the Chiefs, he ruefully recalled his last previous visit to tho city, as captain of the Pcnn- Statc baseball team in 1935. . . "I wont to bat four times and struck out twice," said Bill. "The other two times I hit into double plays. I learned later that Syracuse U. was thinking about awarding me a minor letter." A. A. was al- will be . . Witty One-Minute Sports Page The National Collegiate Tennis Tournament, which most allowed to fade out, played in Chicago after all. Cox, the veteran pro, argues that anyone who has played more than 50 rounds of golf ought to be ashamed to remain in the duffer class . . . Julie Kogon, the New Haven, Conn., lightweight, is planning a ring comeback — so ho can buy uniforms for his softball team. Market Report Today's Guest Star Wilbur Adams, Sacramento, Calif., Bee: "You can believe it or not, but that Jim Tyack, who has been baiting cleanup for the Philadelphia Athletics this year, is the same lad who could not make the 1936 Sacramento team. And not being able to make that club is a shady distinction." Lou Novikoff May Be Traded by Chicago Cubs BY JUDSON BAILEY Associated Pre 88 Sports Write" 1 The major leagues arc using the intermission before their first In- tcrsectioniil strife of the season to fed out trade possibililics and the foremost figure In their discussions of deals apparently is Lou Novikoff, the Chicago Cubs' holdout outfielder. Manager Jimmy Wilson of Ihc Bruins disclosed under cross cx- mniniilion last night that three other National League clubs the Cincinnati Reds, New York Giants and Philadelphia Phillies — hnvc made propositions tor the mad Rus sian. The hitch thus far is thai the prospective buyers want to spend money instead of talent and Wilson is insisting on a righthanclcd hitting outfielder in exchange for the colorful cloutcr who batted un even .300 last year. •tames Gallagher, general manager of the Cubs, has taken the pos ition, publicly at least, Hint Novi koff would cither have to agree to j the Cubs' terms or remain out o baseball. Nevertheless, Galliighci is making the current castcrr swing .with his ball club and un doubtcdly will be asked about Novikoff at various stops. Just what rival clubs might be willing to give, or the Cubs take, for Novikoff, is a matter for guesswork. The Phillies, who perhaps need him most, have the least to offer. Besides there is a feeling on the Cubs that if he were traded to Philadelphia he probably would turn up shortly afterward with tilt- Brooklyn Dodgers. This is because Branch Rickey of the Dodgers and Bill Cox, the Phillies' new owner, arc intimate traders. Recently the Cubs sold Pitcher George Washburn to the Phillies and within a week he had been dealt to the Dodgers and turned over to Brooklyn's Montreal farm in the International League. The Giants have offered nothing but cash and the Cubs probably arc covetous of Buster Maynard, whom they have little chance of getting. If a player deal should be made with the Reds, Gerald Walker might go to the Cubs. Brookln might get into the bidding. The Dodgers, although leading the National League, arc far from satisfied with their performances to date. The team has been in a hitting slump and of its six defeats, five have been by one run iind the other by two. Averages of Batters Are Leveling Off New York, May 11 — (/!') -- The jailing averages in the National met American Leagues have lev- elled oft to somcthnig approaching quality In the last week, but the most novel note they disclosed to- tiny was four members of the so- called weak - hitting Cincinnati Reds among the ten lop hitters in the senior circuit. Little Lonnic Froy. oven with his balling mark shrunken 70 points Irom the imposing .<tf>7 he sported u week ngo, continued In lead both major leagues with .1)07. This average by a veteran who ordinarily is under .21)0 wits sur prising enough, but hardly more than that his Cincinnati team mates, Frank McCormick, Eric Tipton and Gerald Walker, all were present among the lenders. McCormick was not among the first (en hist week, but he spurted into third place with .35:) while Stan Hack of the Chicago - Cubs who also was missing from the lenders a week ago, soared intr second place with .373. Together they crowded the Phillis' Danny Litwhilcr out of the runner - up slot and into a tie with his team mate, Babe Dahlgrcn, for fourll at .3-10. Vcrnon (Junior) Stephens o the St. Louis Browns remained front of the American League will 1392 as compared with his AW o last week. Oris Mockelt of Clcvc land made his first appcaranc among the weekly leaders am grabbed off second place with .300 Mike Higgins, who was runncru a week ago with .-118, slipped t third 'I' .353. Sister of Local Woman Succumbs < Mrs. ,T. E. Ilobbs wns notified uncliiy of the clciith of her sister, /Irs. ,1. M. Hcliin of HcndersDii, 'C.XHS. Sports Mirror By The Associated Press Today A Year Ago — Omission /on Toboggan handicap us F3clni<mt. ipcned spring mooting with the 0,781) spectators wagering $M '. 15. Omission paid $1H.70 for $12. Tliroe Years Ago—Chuck Kcnsltc von Colton Carnival mile in 4:OB.H. Kive Years Ago—New York Yan- ocs c 1 i m b o d into American ,caguc lead for first time clurj--" >ciisun by defeating Cleveland, •! 10 behind Spud Chandler's steady iiirling. Mother's Friend helps bring case and comfort to expectant mothers. M OTHER FRIEND, 'S nil cxqttialtclyprc- pnreci emollient. Is xiscful In nil concll- . tlona whnro a bland, mild nnodyne mji.s- ; rage medium in skin lubrlcnllon IB \, aired. Ono condition In which women for more thtm 70 yenrs hnvc used It la nn application for massnslng thoiborty during proRnancy ... It helps keep the akin soft nnrt pliable ... thus avoiding unnecessary discomfort duo to drynesa and tightness. It refreshes and tones thn akin. An ideal miisaiiRO application fir Iho numb, tingling or burnlnR BCil-i- tions of the skin ... lor thn tired back musclCH or crnmp-llko pains In the legs. Quickly absorbed. Delightful to use. Mother's Friend Illrehly prjiint'fl by m'cra, ninny dnctorn nml miraoti. Just BH!C any drimciat. for Mntha''* 1'rlund— Ihc akin lubricant. Try It tonii .. ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK ] National Stockyards, 111., May 11 — (/Pi— (U. S. Dcpt. Agr.) — Hogs, 12,500; opening 10-15 lower than Monday's average on 180 - 280 Ibs. at 14.40-45; top 14.50; 170 Ibs. down 10-20 lower; good and choice 140160 Ibs. 130-40—14.00; sows 10 1- 15 lower, largely 13-90—14.25. Cattle, 3,000; calves, 1,200; a few steers steady but some buyers acting bearish; cows, bulls and heifers steady; a few medium and good steers 13.00 - 16.00; medium and good mixed yearlings and heifers 13.00-15.00; common and medium cows 11.00-13.00; medium and good sausage bulls 12.50-13.5; vealers 25 heifers; good and choice 15.75; medium and good 13.25 and 14.50; nominal range slaughter steers 11.50-16.57, slaughter heifers 10.75-16.00, stocker and feeder steers 10.75-15.25. Sheep, 50; opening sales about steady; good ad choice clipped lambs in No. 2 fleeces 14.75; three decks No. 1 and No. 2 fleeces 14.25. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, May 11 (&> — Fail- Right now your best buy is a tire-saving, gas-saving Used Studebaker ire of the market to absorb offer- ngs on upturns today uncovered weakness in the rye pit which soon spread to wheat and virtually all of the early gains were wiped out. Selling came from commissoin louses and northwest interests after reports were received that another cargo of Canadian rye was en route here. Grain mc n said part of the selling represented profit taking. No cash wheat. Corn No. 2 yellow 1.07; Oats. No. 4 whtie 63. 3-4. Barley malting 92 - 1.07 nom. Mi on battle pharmacy, when your A Modern racle! ATnodern miracle—born in the rest lubes of medical laboratories—tested in hospitals and fields— su |fa drugs are available at your Order them here with fullest confidence, doctor so prescribes! Sulfa Drugs Arc Available Here On Your Doctor's Prescription! WARD & SON Phone 62 This drug store will close Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock, until Thursday morning. Remember on Wednesday to do your shopping during the morning. PNEUMOCOCCUS Sulfacliaxinc is used chiefly in pneumo- hi, meningitis, gon- o r r h e a, infections caused by -.stapliylo- cocci and K. Coli. Service Dept, Some of the Marines in the Birmingham, Ala., recruiting office are thinking about transferring to the camouflage dcpt. Since they fixed up some dummies in Marine uniforms that locked so lifelike that Lieut. Commander Gene Tunncy saluted one when he dropped in there for a visit . . .Ken Fairman, former Princeton athletic director, has been promoted to Major at Fort Knox, Ky., where he commands an artillery battalion. . . . Fort Sheridan, 111., soldiers say the bravest guy in their Softball- playing ranks is Pfc. Jack Cramer. He umpired a game between two officer teams and called the colonel out on strikes. POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, May 11 W) Poultry, live; 5 trucks; market unchanged. Brilliantly engineered and soundly constructed G OOD used cars of all popular makes are still available at Studebaker dealers. But if you want the kind of used car that will really save your tires and conserve your gasoline, the most advisable buy is a late-model used Studebaker Champion, Commander or President. Remember, you need no special authorization of any kind in order to buy a used Studebaker or any of the other good used cars in our stocks. Keep your car up to par with Studebaker service Drive in frequently and have your car inspected, no matter what make it is. Efficient mechanics will do your work quickly and at moderate cost. Don't wait till trouble starts. Let Studebaker experts check your car regularly and "keep it rolling" for Victory. NEW YORK STOCKS New York, May 11 —f/Pj— Light selling put leading stocks clown fractions to more than a point in today's early market proceedings but enough bidding eventually arrived to cut initial losses substantially or switch assorted issues into the plus column. The morning stumbel was attributed partly to the desire of some customers to cash in on HIP lengthy climb to 3-year peaks. The good African war news aided sentiment. Dealings slackened appreciably. The first hour's turnover was about half that of yesterday and volume for the full stretch was around 2,000,000 shares versus 2,515,000 in the proceeding session, Prices near the close were no worse than mod- rately mixed. Best Betz When the Rollins College Tennis team played Tulane the other day, tho No 1 Rollins player who was picked to play Earl Barlctt, Tulane's Southeastern Conference Champion, was Pauline Bctz, Me- tional Women's Champion. . . And the four "man" team also included Nancy Corbott and Peggy Welsh. . . . Maybe its a sign o[ the man power shortage, but the match drew a capacity crowd. a o NEW YORK COTTON New York, May 11 —(/P)— Re- 4 ports of unsatisfactory crop progress and small trade price fixing in the near months against government textile contracts, steadied ' cotton prices today. i Late afternoon values were 5 to I 10 cents a bale higher, May 20.2fi, Jly 19.97 and Oct. 19.81. Futures closed 10 to 20 cents a bale lower. May—opened, 20.19; closed 20.22-25 Jly—opened, 20.00; closed 19.93-94 Oft—opened. 19.85; closed 19.78-81 Dec—opened, 19.4; closed 19.05-88 Men—opened, 19.71; closed, 19.62 Middling spot 21.91n; off 2. N - Nominal. ARCHER MOTOR COMPANY |Q$» Third Street H °P e ' Arkansos Substitute Goldsboro, N. C. — Mrs. J. C. Parks sold her automobile bul her garage wasn't vacant long. T h c next day she found a mule in it. Now the police have it. and will give it away if they can't find the owner. Tke man didn't know it was loaxUd had {houjHt KisHome wouldrit Roy Anderson & Company Phone 810 Hope, Arkansas INSURANCE LET'S LOOK STRAIGHT AT THIS BOND BUSINESS W ARS come high these days. A billion dollars for just one week's battle in North Africa, A hundred billion a year for America's share in total world war. There is no dodging that staggering cost. You are paying for it right now — in heavy taxes, higher living costs, rationing, shortages, and in sacrifices of other kinds. But the price of Victory is nothing compared with the cost of defeat. This war offers you one easy v/ay to help pay its cost and still have your money — and get paid a good rate of interest while your dollars fight your country's enemies. How? By putting into war loan securities every dollar, dime and penny you do not actually need to live. There is no safer inveslment in the world — no stronger safeguard for your own security. Remember: "They G/ve Tfie/'r Lives — You Lend Your Mone/." LOUISIANA OAS CO, Narurol Gas is a vifaf war fuel . . . help conserve if ... use if wisely. <J 'J?

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