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«ft ,' Jiine »> f»43 H 6 M S t A fc, ft O M, ARKANSAS PAGE THRW Social ana P ersona I Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Phone 708 Between 8 •. m, §nd 4 p. tn, » Social Calendar Tuesday, June 8th Mrs. Fred While will be hostess to, the Iris Garden club, 3 o'clock. A program on "I [orbs" has l<M;n Arranged by Mrs. S. J. Chesscr. Members of Miss Sara Peyton's Siinday school class of the First Baptist Church will moot at her home for *'' a supper meeting, 5:HO Wednesday, June 9th Miss Florence Dnvis will honor Miss Nancy Faye Williams, bride- elect, at ' dinner, the Hnrlow, 7 o'clock. • Members of the .John Cain chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will. meet, at the Surgical Dressing rooms of the Red Cross Production unit. 1:HO o'clock. Katherine Baker, of Stamps, Mrs. Edwin Ward and Mrs. Hwllis Luck are entertaining at an afternoon party at the home of the latter this afternoon. Colorful spring flowers were selected |o adorn the living rooms, wheru a millibar of contests will be enjoyed by the guests with prizes being awarded the winners. The lumorees will be presented with dainty gifts. Guests invited for the occasion are: Misses Bonnie Marie Anthony, Barbara uaGrono, Carolyn Hamilton, Dorothy O'Neal, Martha Hue Moore, I'atsy McPherson, Kathorine Halley of Warren, Karlouise Thornton, Dora Lou Franks, Maxine Bowden, Mary Anetia Loseter, and Alice Llle. A delicious ice course will be served. Perfect Hostess Has as Much Fun as Guests Methodist Circles Meet Monday Members of Circle No. 1 of the Women's Society of Christian Service of the First Methodist Church ( '•net at the home of Mrs. II. H. *Tituart Monday afternoon with Mrs. J. R. Gentry and Mrs. Joe Laseter, associate hostesses. Responsive reading and prayer was led by Mrs. Charles Parker. leader of the circle. Fourteen mem- U>ors participated. "Across the Nation with Rural Projects" was the topic of Mi's. O. A. Graves' program. Mrs. Clyde Hendrickson had the devotional on "Mary of Bethany." Mrs. ,1. B. Koonce closed the Snooting with a prayer. During the social hour the hostesses served a delicious ice course with cake. Circle No. 3 of the* W.S.C.S. of c^he First Methodist Church met at the honi" of Mrs. Edwin Stewart Monday afternoon fur the monthly business and social meeting. Mrs. W. W 1 . Johnson and Mrs. Curtis Urrey were co-hostesses. Coming and Going Misses Barbara LaGrono and Laura Ann Garanflo have returned from a trip to Memphis. After a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Greening, Miss Mary Greening returned yesterday to her home in Dallas. IVrVs. Don Ligon, of San Antonio, is the house guest of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Sid Reed. A. S. Williams and son, Alva Williams, Jr., of Stamps, spent Tuesday in the city. Miss Mary Wilson departed Sunday for Fayetteville to re-enter the University of Arkansas. Twenty ••-•oil call, members and one responded to visitor, Miss Georgia Chirk, of Fayettuville. was welcomed. Mrs. R. D. Franklin was in charge of the business session after which Mrs. C. W. Bridges gave tin; Mr. and Mrs. Gilford Webb, of Fayutleville (nee Marjory Dildy) arrived yesterday for a brief visit with Mrs. Lucille Dildy and Mrs. T. R. King. From here they will go to Jonesboro to visit Mr. Webb's mother. Muster Barry Stewart arrives today from Vicksburg, MJSS.. to be the guest of his grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Stewart and Mr. and Mrs. R. T. White. MRS. TANSILL: entertains. BY ALICIA HART NEA Staff Writer To win a rcpulalio,-, as a good hostess moans more than serving appetizing food and a variety of drinks, having the latest dance records and (wonder of wonders) a partner for every woman. It also means making everyone feel that entertaining them is fun and that you are having as good a time as they are, rather than giving the- impression that il has been a terrific ordeal to plan and you are absolutely worn out with last- minute preparations. So, whenever you intend to have a few friends in, take a tip from one of society's most charming hostesses, Mrs. Donald B. Tansill, and make n habit of completely relaxing for IT) minutes at least, before the first guest arrives. Whether she is to m-c the novelty dances and contests at the popular service men's Two-for-Ono Canteen during luncheon, or entertain .that evening at home. Mrs. Tansill finds Mrs. Garretl Story presented the program on with Rural were Mrs. "Across the Nation Workers." Assisting Edwin Ward, Mrs. Brents McPherson, and Mrs. Ernest O'Neal. 0 Thirteen members were present for the meeting of Circle No. 3 of the W.S.C.S. at the home of Mrs. J. M. Houston yesterday with Mrs. Bob Cain, co-hostess. £ Mrs. D. B. Thompson was in charge of the program, and the devotional was presi:nted by Mrs. C. V. Nunn. During the business session the leader, Mrs. C. D. Lauterbach urged all members to plan to al- pnd the Food Conservation program at the church Thursday. Refreshments were served during the social hour. Miss Dabney Murph, of Arlington. Texas, and Miss Ruth Katherine Baker, of Stamps, arc guests in the Edwin Ward and Elmer Murph homes this week. Miss Nell Williams is home from Knoxville, Tonn., for a week before going to Washington, D. C., to accept a position. that relaxing first for quarter hour i n a darkened room gives her just that extra bit of pep which puts thp parly over. Miss Martha Sue Moore is visiting relatives in Litlle Rock. i I Miss Murph and Miss Baker »^re Feted at Party Today As special compliment to their house guests, Miss Dabney Murph of Arlington, Texas, and Miss Ruth Soot,ho nnd rool away hoat , nnd linlp jirnvent it. Sprinklo with Mnxaitna, fonnorly Mexic'an ilcmt Powder. Gut Moxumm. The Rev. and Mrs. Paul Gaston will have as guests the following Port Arthur, Texas, girls: Misses Billic Bergeron, Gloria Fayo Bradshaw, Maxine Cook, Lena Mae Whitman, and Vivian Whitman. They will arrive Thursday. turned from Texarkana, where she attended the bedside of her niece, Mrs. Jack Berry, at a Texarkana hospital. Mrs, Jack Prilchelt has as guests this week, Mrs. John Massey and son, Vincent, and Mrs. D. L. Thompson, of Shreveport. Births Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Foster, of Prescoll, announce Ihe arrival of a daughler, Phylis Ann, June the Cora Donnel hospital. at Gazette Reporters Before Grand Jury Little Rock, Juno 0 — <f) -Three Little Rock newspapermen — Managing Editor Clyde L. Dew and Reporters Clovis Copcland and Clifton L. Paisley of the Arkansas Gazelle — were summoned before a special meeting of tne Pulaski county grand jury today in connection with a Gazette article reporting wido - open horse race gambling at three downtown establishments. The Gazette in a front - page story Sunday said an unnamed reporter visited Ihe three establishments, made bets at each openly and observed operations. Circuit Judge Gus Fulk called the grand jury into special session yesterday and ordered the three newsmen subpoenaed. The jury session was scheduled for 3 p. in. today. The newsmen declined comment. The polcc committee nf the city council ordered a uniformed policeman stationed at each of the establishments from noon until p. m. daily beginning today. Button's Market Is Robbed of $12 Sullon's Market, Front street, was entered and robbed of approximately $12 in cash sometime over lie weekend, Glenn Gilbert, manager told police today. The robber >r robbers gained entrance to the market through a rear window. Zoot-Suiters Whipped by Service Men Los Angeles, June 8 — <fi>)— Civil and military police early today succeeded in dispersing thousands of service men and civilians in the downtown business district after a night of disorders in which x.ool-suiled youths ,were ferreted out by sailors and soldiers who divested at least 50 of their bi /arre 'attire. . ' By 1 a.m. police and sheriff.'? deputies had arrested 24 civilians, 11 sailors and five soldiers ?bh charges of disturbing the peace and unlawful assembly. In three nights of battling with service men, who maintain they and their girl friends have been "pushed around" at random by hooligans, more than 100 youths in real pleat trousers and knee-length coats were jailed on vagrancy counts.. Police Chcif C. B. Horrall declared a general riot alarm last night, summoning 1,000 policemen to special duty. Navy shore patrolmen and military police in loops and afoot, also toured streets teeming with service men and spectators and jammed with traffic. ... Cars and taxis carrying bands of bluejackets and sold ie r s sped through the district, halting at theaters,' cafes, penny arcades and dance halls in search of zoot suiters. Victims, their clothes ripped from them, were left on sidewalks. Ambulances took three to emergency hospitals, where they were treated and re-clad. None was seriuosly hurt. Order was restored after military authorities declared out of bounds th e entire downtown part of Main street, where most of the disturbances took place, and Chief Horrall ultimately released the 1.0(10 riot squad officers from duty. Officials at the Chavez Ravine Naval armory cancelled all leaves. Churchill Murray, Pacific: Coasl director for the coordinator of m- cr-American affairs, said'ha had telephoned a report to Washington but declined further comment. Racial aspects of the disorders also were recognized yesterday at a rnmeeting o fine Citizens' committee for Latin - American youth Dehydrotor Is to Be Shown at Emmet Housewives of Emmet and near by towns are Invited to witness demonstrations of a now and Inexpensive homemade dehydrator oC the Arkansas Power & Light Co., at any lime between 9 a. m. and 5 p. m. Wednesday, June 9. The demonstration will be held in the building next door to the Emmet. Mercantile Co., and conducted by Miss Virgie Pyle, home .service advisor for the Arkansas Power & Light Co., who will use a homemadu dehydrator. ""\Vith the need for conserving fruits and vegelablcs increasing daily the use of a homemade dehy- dralor will be of great benefit. Miss Pyle will have plans and specifications on an inexpensive dehydralor that can be made with little cost and will dislribulc Ihese free to. any who desire them. She also will hand out booklets containing complete information on how fruits and vegetables can be dehydrated. Food, can be kept almost indefi- natcly if d e h y d r a I e d. Large can be stored in small places in inexpensive containers. ' ' Miss Pyle and Ihose cooperating with her in Emmet extends an invi- lalion lo all housewives to visit this demonstration and see the dehy- rator and learn about dehydralion. Flooded Out, They Read and Smoke Pasture Is Cheapest Feed Grown feed? can NEW SAENGER WATCH OUR AIR CORPS DELIVER THE GOODS! Communiques Dodge City Army Air Field, Kas., June 8.—Pvt. Leonard F. Ellis, former reporter and managing editor of Hope Star, has recently been assigned to the staff of the public relations office at Dodge City Army Air Field. Among the second lieutenants newly assigned to the Medical Replacement Training Center at Camp Robinson was Lt. Allen Lane Taylor, of Hope. Lt. Taylor was recently graduated from the Medical Administrative Corps Officer Candidate School, Camp Barkeley, Texes. with representalives of the'/police sheriff's office, afler jail booking records showed Mexican names predominated among arrested zoo suiters. Dr. George Gleason. commiltee member, declared il "regrettable 1 that a small group should bring into ill-repute the cily's Mexicai population. "The great ma.iority of thes people," he said, "are law abid ing, respectable and cultured." Clashes also occurred during th night in several outlying districts In one instance 200 service men or tered a theater and routed zoo suiters from their seals. The Great Pyramid of Gizelh Egypt, .required 100,000 slaves years to build. Texas has nearly 17,000 miles o railroads and leads all stales the Union in this respect. McCaskill Calmly accepting their share of the world's many troubles, Charlotte Tolar and her mother relax with pipe and book at Terre Haute, Ind., evacuation center after being flooded out of their home by. Wabash river overflow. Mrs. G r a y d o n Anthony and aughlcrs, Bonnie and Rebecca, of lope, visited friends here last Monday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Chester McCaskill nade a business trip to Nashville Triday afternoon. Miss Dorothy Seucdge returned ast week from Fort Smith, where she has been a member of school acuity the past term. Mrs. Orville Watson, of Hope, spent Friday nighl with her father, I. P. Long. Miss Clarice Ball returned last week from Little Rock, where she spent the past month. Mrs. Bill Parr and son, Imon, of Smackover, visited relalives here lasl week. Mr. J. O. Harris made a business trip to Benton and Lillle Rock Friday through Saturday. Mrs. Perry Henley returned home this week from Reeder, where she visited relatives the past few weeks. Mrs. J. O. Harris, sons, Junior and Kenneth, and Mrs. Dora. Wortham made a trip to Nashville Sunday night. Mrs. David Frith, of Hope, spent the weekend visiting friends and relatives here. Miss Leta Rhodes lefl Sunday for El Dorado, where she has a position with Lion Oil Company. Mrs. J. B. Spicer and children, of Houston, Texas, are here for a visit with relatives. M . Eluim Dean McDougald left last week for a visit with relatives in Tokio and Higland. Mrs. Elmer White and Mrs. Alua Cox returned this week from a few days' visit in Dcirks. Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Cox and litlle daughler, Carolyn Ann, of Delroil, Mich., visited her parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. E. Genlry, lasl week. Gen Marshall Back in Washington Washington, June 8 — f/P) —Gen. George C. Marshall, Army chief of staff has returned from overseas. , The War Departemcnt gave no details in a brief announcement lasl night, but Marshall reportclely had accompanied .Prime Minister Churchill to Norm Africa afler the rccenl strategy conferences here. Churchill Tells (Continued From Page One) Food Supply Situation Looks Critical North Africa. It made no mention whatever of the much larger Axis losses. Optimistic but restrained, his statement served to confirm the British public's summer hope that a large scale Allied invasion of Europe is not far off. Warning against over - confidence, Churchill .told Commons that much hard fighting lay ahead before final victory could be achieved. He made il plain that lh c plans laid in Washington called for "lhc mosl intense and violent" attacks upon the Axis and referred to "op Washington, June 8 — (/P) —Un- tension office, less things look up, be ready to ' change your diet somewhat or pull in your belt, come 1944. The Agriculture Department is concerned about the situation in some-foods. Its bureau of economics, in a review, said today there are enough rationed foods on hand, together with expected production, lo maintain present ealing levels for Ihe remainder 'of 1943. But here's Ihe rub — unralioned foods are n ot to plentiful and th e anticipated supplies for Ihe fall monlhs are not too favorable. That goes for eggs, cereals, fruits and vegetables. Vegetable about 13 per Pasture is the cheapest Hernpstead county farmers grow for any kind of livestock, d&dared Oliver L. Adams, county agent. A recent study made in 10 states-" shows that 100 pounds of total,. digestible nutrients obtained frorru pasture cost only 04 cents; while the same amount from alfalfa hay cost 83 cents; from corn $1.38; and from oats $2.02. Good, well-managed pastures are also very effective in controlling • erosion and reducing water runoff, the county agent said. Experiments have shown, he said- that a good cover of dense vegetation is 300, times more effective in holding soil' and six times more effective in retaining rainfall 'than clean-cultivated fields on the same kind of land. "With increased livestock numbers, and a greater demand for feed," the county agent said,. "Hernpstead county livestock farmJ ers should provide ample acreage of good, improved pasture to provide a cheap source of good feed, and, at the same time, reduce soil erosion to a minimum." Information on establishing and. maintaining permanent pastures is contained in Extension Circular No. 334, "Permanent Pastures," which may be obtained at the County Ex- output is running cent below last A stroke of lightning develops enough horsepower to run an eight- inch electriq fan for 150 hours. Mohammedians consider silk unclean because it is the product of a worm. WOMEN WON'T TALK BY RENE.RYERSON MART COPYRIGHT, 1943, NEA SERVICE,'INC. orations now impending in the European theater" as if they were a foregone conclusion. The plans, he indicaled, embrace all aspecls of Ihe global war, bul he reported particularly that Allied •commanders in North Africa were "resolute in the plans they have made" and thai their troops are eager for the atlack at the earliest moment. Churchill referred to the Tunisian victory as one of the greatest military disasters lhat had ever befallen Germany — comparable to the Nazi rout at Stalingrad — and said there was no 3bubt Hiller had expected his armies in North Africa lo hold out until August. Declaring Ihal Ihe "Germans seem lo be slaking their hopes on the U-boat war," he asserted that Allied successes in ovcrcomnig this menace may well prove the "fateful milestone" in the batlle lo smash Killer's power. "I am very sorry Ihal we have not yet been able to bring into our counsel Marshal Stalin or other representatives of our great ally Russia which is bearing th e heaviest burden and paying by far the highest price i n blood and life," he said. year. Early freezes have cut crops of apricots, cherries, peaches, plums and prunes materially below 1942. The peach crop in southern stales may be .but half of. its normal size. Supplies of eggs in. the fall and winter, "will be considerably below current levels," the reporl said. Livehlock may be affecled adversely. Unless there are extraordinary grain yeilds, the present level of production cannol be maintained beyond 1943, it was said. Consumption of feed grains now threatens to exceed production. The potato supply for the year was calculated at 125 pounds per capita, a total crop of about 400,000,000 bushels. The bureau said the expected winter crop would not be big enough lo permit a rate o£ consumption as high as the first quarter of this year. Butler and cheese stocks are plentiful for this year, however. justments for labor are based— said thai while wages were stabilized prices Were not. A Senate Agriculture subcommittee arranged lo re-examine four members of Ihe CIO — Ihe only wilnesses thus far to support there]!. - back, under which the government would pay producers for decreased returns. The plan w&s assailed yesterday by Albert S. Goss, master of the National Grange, and P. M. Brinker, president of the Nalional Association of Relail. Grocers, who declared pres: ent OPA policies would lead- to ruin, and bankruptcy. Pat D'Augustina, head of the chanls organizalion, lold the House New York slate food merchants organization, told the House small business committee that-a New York OPA official had informed him Ihe: I price reduclions were ordered to lacate labor unions. ' Further Irouble for Ihe OPA, ihich went through another, top- ighl personnel change yesterday ilh Ihe resignalion of A. C. Hoffman as acling depuly administra- or in charge of food prices, was orecasl by Rep. Hartley (R-NJ). Hartley said he was framing a. ill to liquidate Ihe agency because e said he was horrfied by its 'adminislralive incompetence and'" misdireclion." Tlin STOHYi Tlrrek firmly linti IMTII Found niimh'rrd on Hut K'roiinilN of Kraiklowrr. Martha Kraik wnniN Kalliy, ht>r itrnml- llniiK'lift'r, :tnd MnrjLfarcl. tin* IIOIINC- krfurr. not lo admit to lite nolirc that Iliry know who li<> IN. Tim Itollt'i* r*'roijiii/,e lilni as 11 man tviinfi'd I'or kidnaping. Connltt, married lo Kalliy'N I'M HUT. |I:IN lioi'ii acting; strangely. Slit* HNkM dial littr liiiNlmnd lie N«*nt for. 1|! :{l £: BETWEEN 12 AND 1 CHAPTER VI GOT up .sliflly. "Very well, Flashes of Life By The Associated Preca By the Associated Press Harrisburg, Pa., — The Stale Game Commission is studying a new kind of damale claim. A school teacher, seeking $10 under legislalion providing reim bursemenl for owners of property damaged by wildlife, reported: A pheasant crashed through a window of her home, then nested for a week in the living room sofa. RIALTO Starts Today Dick Powell in 'Varsity Show' —Plus-'At the Front in North Africa' Grandma's Busy Downey, Calif. — A score of women employees of the Consolidated Vullee aircraft Corp. have formed a new organization. President is Mrs. Marie Higbee. 53, twice a grandmother and with three sons in the armed forces. Mrs. Gertrude Murphy, 52, with four grandchildren and whose son is a prisoner of the Japs, is vice - president. Their organization: "G r a n d- mothurs at work." Saviors Chicago — A battalion chief, fire truck, a rescue squad, a police patrol wagon and a squad uf policemen responded lo a reporl that a boy had fallen into a hole in a wall of a frame building. But somehow in transmissiui to police the message becamt jumbled and when the rescuers arrived they discovered a kiltei trapped in the wall — not a boy But the firemen proceeded to chop a hole in the wall and release the kitten. then. I'll put in a long-distance call." I simply told him thai Connie wasn't, feeling well, and lhat he had belter comu down for the week-end. While I was phoning I saw a big black ambulance come up the drive. They had come i'or Derek's body. But it must nave been two hours before Deputy Shaw came back into the house. He said ne would have to have a statement from each of us as to where we had been between 12 and 1 o'clock. So, I thought, thal's when Ihe coroner had decided lhat Derek was oiled. Belwe wus viiic ,'etn 12 t and 1, Connie anr ng the hour in question. Sarah said she had been in the kitchen, and Clara that she had been serv- ng lunch to Connie and me in the dining room, and to the twins and ir nurse in the breakfast room at the same time. I had just remembered that Connie had left the table while she and I were ealing. She had said something about reminding Miss Lake that Judy was to have no sugar. She must have been gone from the dining room for five minutes. CAST away, my and * * sudden suspicion felt like a fool. I had been al lunch in Ihe dining room. Later we had taken tne twins out on the east terrace— but that must have been after 1 o'clock. Kathy said .she had been in her room. She said she had come back about 11 and nad nad a headache and hadn't wanted any lunch. Shaw seemed interested. "You came back—Miss Kraik? had you been?" Afler all, Connie was the only one of us—omitting the servants— who wouldn't have a reason for wishing Derek dead. She didn't know him. Thinking all this out, I missed Deputy Shaw's next question. He repeated it brusquely: "Don't you have a chauffeur?" But John was out as a suspect. As I explained to the deputy, I nad sent him early that morning with the station wagon to get the motor for our boat which was being repaired in Middieton. He wasn't back yet. Shaw said he'd see him later. "That all the servants?" he asked snapping shut his notebook "No-o,' 1 I admitted reluctantly ''There : s Margaret Grady, my housekeeper." : Kathy's face had gone while. '•- have a confession to make Kulhy answered carelessly. "I took a drive t.iis morning." "Any place in particular?" "No." Somehow 1 got the im- Where depuly," I said through stiff lips "We iet you think we didn't know the .nuidered man—but he Margaret Grady's grandson, had some silly notion of shielding her—of breaking the news of hi pre.ssion that she was doing some death gently lo her later—but I've very fast thinking. "I—1 slopped 1 lold ner now." in the village for some gas,'' ."he 1 He blinked his eyes at me. "I'll added. "You can check at the have lo see her," he said roughly Sunoco slation." Shaw went on questioning the others. Imogene Lake told him that she had been feeding the .wins their lunch in the breakfast room dur- Meekly I led the way to garet's loom. S HE was sitting as I had lef her. The chief deputy's manner $£ led perceptibly at sight of her. "Mrs. Grady," he said, "I am lere to investigate the death of our grandson. We have reason o oelieve that he was killed be- ween noon and 1 o'clock. As a matter of routine, I'll have to isk you some questions. Can you remember where you were at that ime?" It was then Margaret put her hands up to her face and began 0 sob. She rocked back and torth, tears trickling between her ;narled fingers. "No—no—no." It was obvious even to the deputy that Margaret was in no condition to oe questioned. We went back into the upper hall. "The rest of your family would know Derek Grady, now, wouldn't they?" he snapped sarcastically. I was too weary tc parry his questions. "Derek's mother died when he was born," J told the deputy. "He lived in this house until he was 17 years old. Then—he went to live with his father." There was no need to go on with what litlle I knew of his life since then. From his ready identification of the body, it was evident that Deputy Shaw knew more about Derek's recent activities than I did. "Besides his grandmother, my granddaughter end I are the only ones nere who knew him. The other servants are new, and my daughter-in-law never met him," 1 finished, The deputy stared hard at me but there was a change in his manner. He offered me an apology. "I'm really sorry we have to bother you and your household in this manner, Mrs. Kraik. But the man was killed on your place, and we have to do our duty." I accepted his apology stiffly and stood at the head of the stairs and watched him go down. Clara showed him out. I supposed that was the last I would, see of Sam Shaw. But I was mistaken. <T'o Be Continued)' 'Bul I can assure the House that taking some of the weight off Russia and giving more speedy and effective aid lo China and giving a stronger measure of security lo our beloved Australia and New Zealand — these are never absent for one moment from our thoughts and aims." The might of American is deployed far over the Pacific and is laying an ever stronger grip on the outlying defenses of Japan and offering every moment to the Japanese fleel Ihe supreme challenge of sea power," he added. The prime minister alluded to the far eastern phases of the struggle by declaring that "Ihe steady wearing down og German and Japanese air forces is proceeding remorselessly." "The enemy who thought that in the air would be their weapon of victory are now finding it the first, cause of Iheir ruin," he said. He declared that the sudden collapse of the German and Italian armies in Tunisia was significant, but warned thai "no undue expec- 1 development! "We are prepared to win this war by hard fighting and if necessary by hard fighting alone," he said. Churchill opened his first war review since the statement he gave the House on Feb. 11 after the Casablanca conferences by declaring: "As the Allied war effort passes into the offensive phase and as its scale and pace grows continually more and more frequent consultations between the staffs and those conceited with tin; high control become necessary." "There have been no sort of differences such as occurred in the last war inevitably on account of the forces at work between politicians and military men," he said, adding: "I shall make no predictions as to what will happen in the future and still less in the near future. All I can say is that the Anglo-American policy, strategy and economy of the war was brought into lull focus and function in those IS days of talks in Washington." Subsidv Foes (Continued From Page One) nance Corporation's borrownig power. With some Senators expressing fear thai Ihe cut - back on meal and butler prices might be extended later lo other foods, the Senate banking commiltee called office of Price Administration officials for questioning on the extent of the program. OPA already has made known lhat coffee would be included in the plan. Before questioning Ihe OPA men acting Chairman Bankhead (D Ala.) of the Banking Committee said: "We want to know first all the details about the rollback in butle and meal prices, and whal was Ihe reason for the order. We wanl ti know, too, what Ihe prospecls an of having lo extended lo olhe foods." Opponents of the roll back, whic! averages three cents a pound 01 meal and five cenls a pound o butter, have contended al commit top hearing that it-would htimu late inflation, decrease productioi and squeeze out the small pro ducc-rs who arc not cul in on th subsidy payments. Representatives of the Ameri can Federation of Labor and th CIO, in asking President Roosevel to set up a $2.000,000,000 subsid program lo roll back prices lo th level of May 15, 1942 — the dat on which costs of living ad ations should be placed" upon this TOPS FOR YOUR HAIR Smooth it, aild liislro — stj-lo with fragrant dressing—only 25o from lack of III Then try Lydla Pinkham's TABLETS—ona, of the best and quickest home ways la simple anemia to help build up red blood to GET MODE STRENGTH. A great; blood-Iron tonic! Follow label directions, Lydia Pinkham's TA81CTS After tixe midnight fire Roy Anderson & Company Phone 810 Hope, Arkansas INSURANCE We close our place of business every Wednesday afternoon. In case of emergency 'phone 85, We're Selling Health to AMERICA This familiar scene takes place hundreds of times each day in pharmacies all over America— where trained scientists compound and dispense the medicines that keep Americans strong. 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