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HOP! STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Wednesday, May 12, 1943 hurchill's Arrival in U. S. Exhibits Allied Cooperation lalysis of le News by •Mackenzie Editorial Comment Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Cable. By DeWlTT MacKENZIE Prime Minister Churchill's arriv- L in Washington is a further stim- ating exhibition of that friendly Allied cooperation and coordination of effort which made the great Tunisian victory possible. It's the Axis debacle in North 'Africa, of course, which has *'brought England's great man f( across the Atlantic again. That has r opened the flood - gala of possibil- ^ ities for direct assault on Hitler's ^European fortress — or what he ^j* hopes is a fortress. It also may ^ ease the way for extension of act-. ° -ivities against the Japs. i- There has been no indication of |vwhat line the Washington confer- *^--ence might take. It would be sur- (.prising, however, if the fundamen- if tai strategy of knocking out Hitler £ first should be abandoned in favor of shifting to the orient. r * We now have Herr Hitler in ser' ious difficulties as the result of the _ policy of concentration. We £' achieved success in. Tunisia by hit>•{ ting the weakened Axis forces 5*'ceaselessly and furiously at many \i points slmultanously. Whether we fare in position to apply these jt y ;methods to the all highest on the r 1 * continent is something which will Ji be determined at Washington in ; consultation with Moscow, but it may easily be the conferees will , decide that the time to catch a ^ June bug is when he's on his back. 1 In any event, intensification of .. operations against the arch gang. ^ster wouldn't preclude extension of activities against the Japanese. Allied production has reached A huge proportions, and the reclama- Jltion of the Mediterranean zone •j'with its invaluable shipping routes ^ has eased the situation so that s doubtless more help can be sent ."fto General Mac Arthur. " "" This is a far different occasion f _ 'om the first meeting of these p>two great figures in August of 1941 %'when they held their historic At- f-rlantie conference. That was less g^than two months after Germany § 'fstruck at Russia with all the pow- •er of the mightiest fighting mac- |*hine eVer constructed. C\ The Germans were swiping all j| before them, and then Master J|Hun's hoarse cries of triumph f, were ringing round the world. ^ Those were days of grim anxiety g^lor the Allies, though never of de- gigpair. ^ * & Despite the gravity of the situa- fe |ion Messrs Roosevelt and Church- K ill' ruled out a peace with "Nazi I; tyranny." They offered Stalin jnaximum help. ?, What a change now! We get a ifair measure of it in the little story . of Nazi Major General Willibald [ Boroweitz, commander of the German Fifth Armored division in Tu- ! nisia, who wept when he surren- Tears squeezed from the brand of Prussian mili- Pilot's Own Story Reveals Tokyo Bombing Was Only Start of Grim Adventure s'tarism, which has been murdering A and pillaging in an effort to eng/slave the world. Then from Cap Bon comes word of the Boche soldiers who rode to ^Voluntary imprisonment in an cart drawn by a plume-be- f r decked horse — and they cheered "^•jvildly as they drove out of the Hitler's invincibles! , To this we really must add the |. Remark of the battle begrimec Yankee general who called for ^•unconditional surrender" —or ft flse — on the American Seconc corps front. Said he: "We split them in two ': kicked Hell out of them." j, So Hitler's story of a super-race JS just a fairy tale after all. He made a lot of people — including Jjijmself — believe it for a long American flyers who bailed out over China after their raid on Tokyo received "magnificent reatment from the natives, says Capt. Harold F. Watson, who rejoined his crew in a small own. "From there to Chungking, by sedan chair and trucks, the people literally welcomed us as if we were gods." That doesn't mean all the Boche ire going to ride gaily to surren- f behind a plume - adorned Arab rse. We have heavy and costly flighting ahead of us — perhaps forne of the bloodiest work of the re war, for we shall be atlack- a powerful enemy on his own ggjrounds. Still, we have the Boche nicely up now and know that we do the job. Yesterday 27-year old Captain Harold F. Watson described his thrilling experience as pilot of one of the American bombers that raided Tokyo. Today, in the second of two articles written for NEA Service, he tells of his sensational getaway from the scene of the bombing to fresh hazards beyond. By CAPT. HAROLD F. WATSON Writtan for NEA Time stood still, as we bombed Tokyo. I looked at my watch. From he time we first flew into the flak until we came out after hitting our arget, only five minutes had passed. Now, with our bomb load dropped, we headed west—through still nore flak—at a much better speed. The AA fire didn't touch us. At about 1:30 we were out at sea and figured we were out of danger. ! relaxed for the first time, and discovered that my hands were cramped from gripping the wheel and that I was wringing wet. Bat I hadn't been too busy to see the Imperial Palace, about two miles north of our waterfront lar- et, or to notice that downtown Tokyo seemed, solid and well constructed, and not flimsy fire trap that many people think. The mission had been a success, but we realized that the rest of it was just beginning. Navigator Busy Griffin, the navigator, was trying his best to try to find a way to get us to China. We knew we couldn't make it, but there was still that spark of hope until Griffin checked the gas against the distance. I got the boys up front and we talked it over. I hud -a plan for some time — pick out a sampan, overpower its crew, crash-land beside it—and sail it in to China. The crew agreed. But before we could carry out the plan we picked up a definite tail wind of about 35 miles an hour. That revived the spark of hope and was the deciding factor. We determined to get as far from Japan as possible and at least reach one of the islands in the China Sea. A light rain beaa n at dusk, and grew steadily worse. I put the ship up to 10,000 feet, then to 18.000, which was as high as we could go without oxygen. But we couldn't break out on top. We came down to 10,000 feet again. I couldn't even see the wing tips. We could only judge where we were by our speed and the time from the last checked spot on the chart. We circled what we thought should be our pre-arranged airport, but couldn't see a thing. So, with about an hour's gas, wo kept on, hoping for clear skies. There are about 5,000 bison in the > puted States. f |f Ymi Suffer Distress From^ .FEMALE WEAKNESS Which Makes You Cranky, Nervous It at such times you suffer from cramps, backache, distress ol "jrreguladUes", periods of the blues— due to functional monthly disturbances— *" Start at once—try Lydia E. Pink- Jjam's Vegetable Compound. It not poly helps relieve monthly pain but al£O accompanying tired, nervous feeliaes of this nature. This is due ftp Its soothing effect on ONE Of WOMAN'S «' 6T IMPORTANT ORGANS. Knkliam's Compound Is the best known medicine you can buy that's Odde especially for women. Taken regularly — Plnkham's Compound fcelps bu:ld up resistance against •Ucb symptoms. Also a nnestomacblc tonic: Follow label directions. irm up with a tremendous jerk. 5> Four weeks later, after an X-ray n Chungking, I learned that my shoulder was fractured and badly lislocatcd. I only knew then that t hurt. I couldn't move it, so I had .o pull it down with my left arm. '. put my right thumb between my ,eeth to keep the arm from flap- Din? around. There was nothing to do but hang there and wait. I guess I was partly "out." for although I lit the ground pretty hard, it did not hurt. Using my left hand I jabbed the hypodermic needle into my g and waited for the morphine to ,ake effect. Nothing happened. Then I put the last dose in my :'ight arm. I woke up at dawn. I was in a valley between two liigh mountains. Immediately £ wondered about the other boys, but :hcy were nowhere in sight. Down the valley I could sec some rice paddies. I made a sling for my arm from the chute, tucked my pistol in the sling and started toward them. Some people were working in the rice fields. I stayed out of sight and watched them until I was pretty sure they were Chinese, for I didn't know but what I was in occupied China. I shouted and waved, and after a good deal of talk one man came toward me. Couldn't Understand I grinned at him and repeated "Li?hu maygwa, lishu maygwa," which we had been told means "I am an American." He simply looked mystified. I tried pidgin English with n o better luck. But he started smiling and nodding when I told him in pantomime that I hud dropped out of an air- piano, that my a;-m was hurt, and that I was hungry and thirsty. I'll never know if those Chinese even knew that I was American, or that there was a war going on, but they gave me magnificent treatment. I stayed two days and nights in their dirt-floored farmhouse, whose living room and four small sleeping rooms housed several generations of a family that totaled 23 members. They fed me bountifully on rice with a thick meat sauce and, of all things, fresh fried eggii. The other crew members had landed close together and had been picked up by a band of Chinese soldiers. None of them was hurt. I rejoined them in a small town on Tuesday. From there to Chungking, by I sedan chair. Ford station wagon 'and army truck, we passed through towns and villages where the people literally welcomed us as if we were gods. The climax came on May 17, whc n Mme. Chiang Kai-shek invited us to a banquet to bo prc- Scott had parachuted a couple of' s f ntcd tn tho Generalissimo. Our times before, and told us what to i u . ? S WC ' r ° unbol 'cvably filthy, do. We planned to jump as close ; °J J,_™ deul ,' s . feel us i£ wc wcrc together as possible, stay where we lit that night, and join up the next morning. The gas indicator showed empty, but the engines were still running. We shook hands with Scott, who went 10 the rear hatch. We loaded up with what we wanted,cigarettes, first-aid kits, morphine tubes. We tried lo carry on a conversation, but everybody was pretty busy with his own thoughts. So we ate a couple of candy bars and finished our coffee. Everyone kept checking his parachute and harness. i Time to Step Out in our dress blues. "I envy you very much," Mme. Chiang told us. "You have looked down upon the Japanese." Fights Last Night By The Associated Press Hartford. Conn. — Muxic Shapiro, 132. New York, outpointed Angelo Callura, 132 1-2, Hamilton, Ont, (10). New York — Pete Manchio, 137, New York, outpoineld Freddie Addco, 140 3-4, New York, fGi. White Plains. N. Y. — Williard Hogan. 137 1-4, Pelham, N. Y., It finally came. The right engine | outpointed Patsy Spataro! 136 sputtered, and I lowered the wheel to reduce our speed. "This is it, Scott," 1 said, "out you go." "Aye, aye sir," Scott called back. "See you later." I was the las.t one out. I took a final look around, and suddenly knew how a Navy captain feels when he loses a ship. . . Then I slid out of that black hole.. New York- Los Angeles Carlos Malacara. 143. Mexico City, outpointed Rudolfo Karnire/., 147, Mexico City (10; Sports Mirror By The Associated Press Today A Year Ago — Junioi In the darkness there was no i Thompson, held Brooklyn Dodgers sensation of falling. We bailed oul ' at 10,000 feet, but I had no idea whether I was over a mountain peak or level ground. I waited till 1 was su/e I had cleared the ihip, then pulled the ripcord. I felt the silk whip past my face. My right hand, which had just pulled the cord, became tangled in to Lev/ Iligss' double as Cincinnat look fourth straight, ~> to 1. Three Years Ago — Red Ruff ins blanked Boston Red Sox, 4-0, anc broke nine New York Yankees game losing streak. Five YPavs Ago — Bob Fellci won fourth victory o[ season as he Ask Sportsmen to Turn in Extra Badges Owing to the shortage of alumin- im, a critical war material, no nore hunting and fishing badges ire being manufactured for the Jtate of Arkansas, according to Sari J. Barham, Hcmpstead coun- y game warden. "Citizens having in their possession more than one badge," Mr. Barham said, "will be performing, i patriotic duty by turning back to he state the extra badges so somebody else can use them. "You may leave your extra Badges at Duffie Hardware company in Hope. They will be gathered up by the Fish & Game Commission and put to good use. "Please attend to this at once, as he squirrel season opens Saturday, May 15, and the fly-fishing season ipens Sunday, May 16." Donay Convicted of Treason in Detroit Detroit. May 12 —UP)— Theodore Dona, naturalized citzien of German birth, was convicted by a jury n United States District court today of misprison of treason in hav- ng concelaed knowledge of aid Given last year to an escaped Nazi flier. Max Stephan, a former restaurant operator, is under sentence to hanged for aiding the flier. Judge Frank A. Picard informed .he jury of nine women and three men that their verdict was "the only conclusion you could have ar rived at." To Donay Judge Picard remarked: "I am not naive enough to be lievc that you and Max Stephan A'ore the only ones involved; I am deferring sentence bcause there might be something you woulc want to tell me. I am going to give you time to think it over." Strength of Top Ball Clubs Yet to Be Tested BY JUDSON BAILEY Associated Press Sports Writer The major league sciison Is three vecks old, but there is an evident videsppread reeling that the games Jlayed thus fur have proved very iltlc about the ultimate strength of the various teams. Two teams in each loop — the SPORTS ROUNDUP By HUGH FULLERTON, JR. Wide World Sports Columnist lar indicates. Their not bcc n as strong raft Brooklyn Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals in the National, and the New York Yankees and Cleveland ndians in the American — have stablished thacmsclvcs as pennant possibilities. But they wore rated is such before the season started ind nothing they have clone in their ••arly games has been particularly iislinguishing. For this reason the start of cast- vest play today in the two circuits vas looked forward to eagerly. 'he western clubs seem to hold he balance of power in boih eagues. The Yankees have a good chance of holding their two game lead in the front rank. Their makeshift ineup has shown potential strength. The rookies in the infield invc been doing well; Johnny Lindoll, the pitcher converted into an outfielder and placed eighth in .he batting order, has landed imong the American League's ten leading hitters; and the pitching las been satisfactory. New York's road trip will be opened against the weakling White Sox at Chicago, which also should rielp the Yanks because the Indians will be on the defense at Cleveland against a strong, fourth-place Washington club. They play a night name tonight. Another question to be answered is whether the Boston Red Sox are really as pitiable as their present place in the American League eel- pitching has ... as expected. Jim Tabor has flopped at third base and the outfield has been unpredictable. However, the fact they had to meet the Yanks eight times in their first 18 games may have had something to do with the Sox' slow start. Boston opens at St. Louis today and the Philadelphia Athletics will be at Detroit. In the National League Brooklyn and St. Louis will be up against about equal opposition for the start of the intcrsectional struggle, the Dodgers playing the Pittsburgh Pirates in a twilight game and the Cardinals invading Boston. To date the Dodgers have ap pea red slow, light hitting and uncertain in their pitching. It has not been as good a ball club as it looked in spring training. Although leading the league by two games, the club is not as far in front as its admirers had predicted when the Dodgers set out to feat on the Phillies, Braves and Giants. The Cardinals, lacking their full strength at the start, have had the expected bitter battles with their western rivals, Chicago and Cincinnati. Now for the first time they will be meeting the kind ol opposition previously faced by Brooklyn. The Cincinnati Reds, still an unknown quantity, open their eastern junket at Philadelphia and the Chicago Cubs visit the New York Giants at the Polo Grounds. Like the Red Sox in the American League, the Cubs figured to be higher. They're hoping that it is true that the eastern clubs arc not as tough as the ones they've bccn meeting in the west. New York, May 12 (/!') — One of the choicer bits of sports nonsense is the "war" going on in the Pacific Coast Conference over southern schools decides they'd played a double round - robin schedule and let the six northern teams shift for themselves. The northern schools didn't like being shoved out of the big tlough sector and they let everybody know it. . . What makes it especially silly is that there's nothing official about the plan and there can't be until the ten faculty representatives meet June 14, and there's no telling what they'll decide. Long Range View From this distance, even 500 niles looks like a heck of a distance to travel for a football game, no mutter how much mileage .hey save Being safe from jrickbats, we respectfully suggest they all look into some real jackyard schedules, even if U.S. C. has to play the San Diego Bombers and California the St. Mary's Prc-Flight School every Saturday. Sports and Shells The National Hockey League, which won't name a new president until after the war, is looking around for a comparatively young candidate who knows a little about nockcy and enough about law to straighten out the tangles the clubs get themselves into. . . For the first time in about ten years, Louisiana State won't be the favorite in the Southeastern Conference track meet Saturday. The experts arc picking Mississippi State . . . Mickey Owen, usually hard - to - sign guy, won't have another salary argument with the Dodgers until 1940. Branch Rickey gave him a three - year contract this spring. . . Now that Greg Rice has joined the mari- time service, he has to leurn to swim —• so watch out for more records. Today's Guest Star Art McGlnlcy, Hartford (Conn.') Times: "A man could have done all right with the fur coat concession for April in our baseball parks." Which Way? Proxy Ray Dtimont of the National Semi - Pro Baseball Congress, who gets complimentary passes from sandlot teams all over the country doesn't think he can make use of the one that was sent him from Madison, la., the other day. . . . U came from Warden Percy A. Lainson of the Iowa State penitentiary, and it didn't say whether it was to get in for games or to get out. Service Dept- Lieut. Col Larry MacPhuil recently substituted for Under Secretary of War Patterson on a visit to Fort Oglethorpc, Ga., to review WAACs. Larry had better training for the job. . . The all - officer baseball team of the army school for special service at Washington and Lee U., played t w o ball games last week and won them both. Lieut. Dave Zinkoft, former Philadelphia sports announcer, modestly claims credit— he was umpire Another reason for the shortage of sports news: The Pcoria, 111., Journal - Transcript is the second paper we've heard of that has contributed nine members of its sports staff to the armed forces. Last Word A couple of the Yankees were discussing Roy Partee, the Red Sox rookie catcher. 'He IOOKS like a swell little catcher," one of them said. "How docs he look hitting?" . . . "He looks," replied Coach Johnny Schntle, "like that's what he does best." Classified Ads must be in office day before publication, All Wont Ads cash in advance. Not taken over tho Phone. One time—2c word, minimum 30c Six times—5e word, minimum 7Sc Three times—3'/ a c word, minimum SOc One month—18c word, minmium $2.70 Rates arc for continuous Insertions only "THE MORE YOU TELL THE QUICKER YOU SELL." For Rent STORE BUILDING AVAILABLE adjoining large industrial plant. Moderate rent. Will only consider responsible party. Address Box 158, Hope, Ark G-6tp T H R E E ROOM FURNISHED apartment, electric refrigerator, private bath and private entrances. Sec Mrs. G. J. Downing, 208 Bonner, Phone 588-W. ll-3tpd Market Reporl ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111., May 12 f,T)— (U. S. Dept. Agr.) —Hogs, 9500; opening slow; few early sales 10-15 higher than average Tuesday on good and choice 180-220 at 14.5560; top 14.65; 140-160 Ibs 13.50-14.10; sows 5-10 higher at 14.10-35. Cattle, 2500; calves, 800; steer supply relatively liberal; market not established on steers; heifers steady; cows steady to strong; sausage bulls steady to 25 lower; medium and good heifers 12.00 15.00; common and medium cows l'.00-'3.00; medium and good sausage bulls 12.50-13.75; vealers steady; good and choice 15.75; medium and good 13.25-14.50; nominal range slaughter steers 11.50 16.75; 10.75 - 16.00; steers 10.75 - slaughter heifers stocker and feeder 15.25. Sheep, 1500; one double deck western springers offered; balance of western clipped lambs;no early sales. NEW YORK STOCKS New York, May 12 —(/Pi— Rail stocks were supported today although the market generally followed irregular trends. Mild pressure stalemated some leading shares and, while fractional yains were well scattered through the list toward the close, profit selling kept almost an equal number of pivotal issues in the loss column. Dealings dwindled after a moder- atly active opening and volume was the smallest for a full session this month at about 1,300,000 shares. short sellers sending prices up about a cent above the preceding session's close. Local traders and commission 'houses bought, but there was no pick - up in mill buying. Oats and rye, off earlier, followed the leaddcrship of the bread cereal toward the clos. Wheat closed 1-2 — 7-8 higher, May $1.44 3-8, uly $1.42 7-8, corn was unchanged at ceilings, May $1.05, oats advanced 1-8—7-8 and rye gained 3-8—7-8. Cash wheat n o sales. Corn, No. 2 yellow 1.07; No. 3, 1.06 1-2; sample grade yellow 1.03; oats, No. 1 mixed 63 3-4; No. 2, 63 3-4: No. 1 white 64; sample grade white 62 3-4. Barle, malting 92 - 1.07 nom.; feed 83 - 85 nom. NICELY FURNISHED HOUSE IN good neighborhood. Apply Hope Star. ll-3tp FURNISHED APARTMENT downstairs. Bills paid. Miss Mary Middlebrooks. Telephone 364. ll-3tpd TWO-ROOM FURNISHED APART- mcnt. Bath. All bills paid. Prefer a couple. Mrs. Frank Hutchens, 712 East Division. Phone 539-W. 12-3tc 2 ROOM FURNISHED APART- ment. 218 West Ave. C. Apply at 523 N. Elm St. 12-3lpd TWO ROOM UNFURNISHED apartment. Also 2 room furnished apartment. 704 East Division. 12-3tpd Wonted WHIP-POOR-WILL PEAS. $3.50 per bushel . Slroud & Co. Wash ington, Arkansas. 12-12tch UPRIGHT PIANO. PLAYER type. In good condition. 102 West 16 St. Phone 532-J. O. W. Amos. 12-3lpd Wonted to Rent FOUR ROOM UN- apartment. Convcn- THREK OR .furnished iently located. Duplex preferred. Phone 768 before 1 p. in. Saturday. . 12-3tdh THREE TO FIVE ROOM FUR. nishcd house in Hope or walking distance of Hope, with refrigerator. Write Box 98. 12-3tpd Wanted to Buy MEN'S AND BOYS' SPRING SUITS pants and shoes. Ladies' anc children's spring dresses and low heel shoes. Bedspreads anc sheets. R. M. Patterson, Eas Second St. 31-lf IMMEDIATELY. ELECTRIC IRON in good condition. Phone 768. 12-t Notice SEND ME YOUR NEW OR RE newal subscriptions for any magazine published. Charles Roy nerson. City Hall. 1-lmcl Lost BROWN HORSE AND RED SAD die at Blevins, May 7. Brandec M. H. on left hip and 20 on lef front shoulder. If found pleas notify Jewell Bruce or Harold Campbell, Hope, Rt. 3. 12-(it| Personal WHITE WOMAN TO LIVE WITH family of two and keep house. Apply in person at 418 W. 2nd St. Phone 241-J. 8-fitpd the shroud line;;. They pulled my i in duel with Lefty Gomez. GRAIN Chic defeated New York Yankees, 3-2, i staged a rally alter an easier open- AND PROVISIONS ;o. May 12 — M J ) — Wheat NEW YORK COTTON New York, May 12 Ifl't— Cotton prices fell back as much as 70 cents a bale today. The favorable government weekly v/ealher report and scaling down on April consumption estimates to around 925,000 bales were factors in the decline. Late afternoon values were 30 to 45 cents a bale lower. May 20.13, 1 19.86 and Oct. 19.70. Futures closed 15 to GO cents a bale lower. May—opened, 20.22; closed, 20.]8 Jly—opened, 19.94; closed 19.90-92 Oct—opened. 19.76; closed, 19.66 Dec—opened. 19.65; closed, 19.53 Men—opened, 19.60; closed, 19.50 Middling spot 21.89n; off 2 N - Nominal ing today, covering PpULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago,"May 12 — (fP) — Poultry, by previous i live; 0 trucks; market unchanged. CLEAN RAGS. NO WOOL OR silk. Bring to Hope Star. 8-lf FURNISHED HOUSE o1rT~APAR'F- menl in Hope. Must have an electric refrigerator, private bath, at least 3 rooms. Write Joe Perry, c/o Barnsdall Oil Co. Patmos, Arkansas. ll-6tpd For Sole COTTON SEED, D&PL, Stonewell 2B. Rowden41A and Cookers long staple, first year from breeder. Ail $2.00 per bushel. See T. S. McDavitt. 6-tf SEED PEANUTS. GET CERTIFI- cate from A. A. A. office and buy them for 6Vac per pound. Pedigreed Stoneville and Rowden 41A cotton seed. Dortch's 340 hybrid seed corn $7.50 bu. Rutgers tomato plants, also garden and field seeds. E. M. McWilliams Seed Store. 24-lmch MOTHERS LOOK: SAND BOXES for the children, delivered complete with clean washed sand. Hempstead County Lbr. Co.. Phone 89. 3tf FARMALL B TRACTOR. RUB- ber tires, starter disk and disk breaking plows. Mower, $1000. A H. Boswell, Bodcuw, Ark. 12-3tpd Southern Boys Are Swatting Ball This Season AUnntu, Mny 12 •—(/!>)— Whether t's nil nbundiincc of powerful hit- crs or a dearth of strong pitchers, he boys in the Southern Imvc jccn knocking the hide off the bull ill season and there's no sign of a clup. Responsible for no snuill incas;- ire v°f this season's singles! urc he lookouts from Chattanooga, vho banged out 2.'! .safeties in a 23 i victory over Knoxvillc recently. Lnsl night (lie Lookouts cnmc hrough with M safe blows al- hnugh losing to Allanta 5-6. Tim raekers collected 11 hits. New Orlctins bunt Memphis 'A to i, and Birmingham gained a tighl- r hold on the league lead with a 1-3 victory over Little Rock. The Memphis Chicks appear 'snake bit." They oulhit New Or- cans nine to five but couldn't make em count, and nine men died on >ase. In the sixth the Chicks not four hits in a row and still couldn't core. Manager Doe Prothro disclosed that he was dickering with Minneapolis for Harry Kelley, veteran right • handed pitcher. Birmingham's victory over Little Rock was ominous. No one seems to be able to stop Ihc Barons' determined drive, and Man- igcr .Johnny Riddle's boys now are a full game out in front in the standings. The Nashville - Knoxvillc game was postponed, and the teams will play a double-header tonight as will Birmingham and Little Rock. Tonight's schedule and probable pitchers: Knoxvillc (Herb Anderson and Steve Warchdli at Nashville (Kl- don Lindsay and Mack Slcwiu'li. Driminghiim (Howard Fox an-J John Orphal) at Little Rock (Willis Hucllin and Frank P:ipishi. Atlanta (Vernon Curlisi at Chattanooga (John "Ox" Miller.) New Orleans (Vernon "Trader ' Horn) at'Memphis (Weldon Wcsl.i • TEST PETROLEUM JELLYTHISWAY PITS* Morolino between Ihumh AIRCRAFT JOBS OPEN For Trained Men and Women For full particulars listen to KWKII Monday, thru Friday (i:. r >0 a. m. Sunday night .11:20 p. in. Also Electric Wcldiny bee—Or Write to Shrcveport Aeronautical Institute Room No. 442 Grim Hotel, Texarkanu MEN, WOMEN! WANT VIM Stimulants in Oslrex Tonic Tablets pep up bodies lacking Iron, Vitamin Bl, Calcium. Trial size costs little. Save REAL money, get $1. size. Ask about big moneysaving 'Economy" size. At all drug stores—in Hope, at Cox and Gibson Drug Stores. ll-3lc Could Peter Be Pumpkin Eater With Stomach Ulcer Pains? Pumpkin pie would have proved distressing to Peter as well as anyone troubled with after-eating pains. Those who suffer with stomach or ulcer pains, indigestion, gas pains, heartburn, burning sensation, bloat and other conditions caused by excess acid should try Udga. Get a 25c box of Udga Tablets from your druggist. First dose must convince or returu box lo us and get DOUBLE YOUR MONEY BACK. At John P. Cox Drug Co. and drug stores everywhere. O Oul \vhcrc our soldiers are attacked liy mosquitoes thai "zoom like Xeroh" and flics that "buzz like bullets" — the Army uses thousands of gallnna of FLIT aud our other insecticides. So you can imagine how deadly FLIT will ho .vlicn you "sliuot" it on common household pi^u! It glaya 'cm as you spray 'em! FLIT has'lhc AA Haling, the !ii^lu>l c.ilublighed fur household insrrliriilcs by tho U. S. jlureau of Standards. Jiuy n bottle of Jii super-slayer— today! FLIT FOR SALE The Supervisors of Terre Rouge-Bodcaw Soil Conservation District are anxious to sell the remaining fresnoes, terracers, and terracing plows on loan to farmers. You have first chance to purchase the district equipment located on your farm . If you do or do not want to purchase, please notify Riley Lewallen, Hope, Route 2, Telephone Number 30-J-2.

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