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HOPE STAR, HO M, ARKANSAS Friday, June 11, 1943 Italy in State of Confusion As Pantelleria Surrenders ~~ —— — - - — ' ' Analysis of the News by Mackenzie Editorial Comment Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Cable. By DeWITT MacKENZIE Surrender of the Italian 'island .fortress of Pantelleria under bombardment from air and sea represents first blood for the Allies in their all - out aerial offensive against the Axis. ' This strong point in the Mediterranean bottle-neck between Sicily and the African mainland literally has been blasted into submission. Troops are going ashore without suffering the terrible losses in men and materiel which would inevitably have attended invasion without such preparation. So far so good. It now remains to be seen whether this first triumph really represents the efficacy of this method of attack. It's a thrilling moment, for we are witnessing a historic experiment. Time alone can prove the point, but today's success certainly should boost the stock of British Prime Minister Churchill's dry remark recently before the joint session of Congress that the idea of bombing the Axis into submission was worth trying, anyway. The submission of Pantelleria removes a grave menace to Alliec shipping from the narrow channe which the Allies must control for further operations in the Meditcr ranean. This v o 1 c a n ic island which Mussolini fortified heavily few years ago, is small in size bu big in importance. It provides a stepping stone the direction of II Duce's unhappy country. As things have been going, one would expect to see bombing of the great islands of Sicily and Sardinia stepped up now. They may be the next objectives to come under the rod. If the Allies continue as they have started, they will proceed methodically with their operations. They will go as fast as is feasible, but won't be rushed. Naturally everybody is looking across the islands toward Italy. , r Secretary of State Cordell Hull may have been speaking with prophetic voice when he referred yesterday to "the timely end to which he (Mussolini) is rapidly approaching." Actually, while we want to sec- Italy in Allied hands as soon as < possible, it already is so battered in morale that it's far from the threat it used to be. From the standpoint of security, the Allies conflict, but it doesn't take much nind reading to figure out that he is regretting America's participation. ^Mussolini didn't expect that \vhcn he rushed to stab France in the back so as to get aboard the Boche band - wagon before Hitler forced the Allies to surrender unconditionally. Anyway, Pellizzi remarks sadly: "It is now too late, far too late to turn back and think over the facts and proposals of that (early) period." Flashes of Life By The Associated Press Petty Larceny Philadelphia — Work slowed down at the Tasker Street War Housing project. The contractor reported P o m e- body stole his steam shovel, valued at $10,000. Expensive Toll Road Mt. Vcrnon, Ind. — Gus Rose scd the only road and bridges he ould find during the recent mid- vcstern floods, but in the end it Tought him only grief. Witnesses at a court hearing aid the 32 - year - old farmer bor- owed an automobile .drove it 2 -2 miles down the Illinois Central ailroad tracks and across two resstles when the Wabash river mandated the regular highway. He was convicted of malicious trespass and fined $25. There's A Crowd Philadelphia — If crowds block Chestnut Street again today, three teen-age boys had better not be found in the vicinity. Just by pointing at a parked sedan and whispering among themselves, police complained, they attracted enough curious passersby to halt traffic four times yesterday. "And I thought I knew crowds," sighed Patrolman Jim Polk. "Why. peonle were even there were snakes in the back seat of that car." Four Clubs Are Battling for Middle Positions By JUDSON BAILEY Associated Press Sports Writer The middle of the Amcrcian League standings is as jammed as the middle of Times Square on a Saturday night. There are four clubs that can' play a game without changing their positions, or sometimes can't even remain idle without moving. In two days the Dcro Tigers have dropped from, third to sixth the Chicago White Sox have risen from fifth to third, the Boston Red Sox have advanced from seventh to fifth and Wednesday the Philadelphia Athletics took temporary possession of third place without even playing. Jimmy Dykes' White Sox have been responsible for much of this disorder by winning nine of their last 12 games and parading rh'li 1 up the standings from seventh to their present position in thiru place, four games back of the New York Yankees and one and a half behind the second place Washington Senators. The Sox, once known for their feeble hitting, walloped the Detroit Tigers yesterday 11-5 with a 17-hit offensive that started with four runs in the first inning and finished with five in the ninth. The Yankees meanwhile paddled the Athletics 8-2 with clusters of hits to boost Spud Chandler to his sixth victory and hand Jesse Florcs, the rookie sensation who won seven successive games, his third setback in a row. The Senators lost ground and a 2-0 decision at Boston as Oscar Judd pitched three-hit ball for his Ruth the Fan Turn About New York — Now, it's gorillas who have to be protected from humans. The Bronx zoo has encased the gorilla house with three large windows — so the Simians won't catch colds from the public. Exaggerated Tacoma, Wash. — Sgt. Donald Zelinsky, when crossing the Atlantic last year, heard a Nazi news flash announce an American ship had been sunk. He was mildly surprised, because it was the ship aboard. he 5-Color Ceremony Salt Lake City — The who traditionally carries blossoms, now carries red, was bride, white white and blue — also pink and yellow, says Horace Head of the Florists' slaJiupuiiii ui scum it,y, tut: rinn-o \ m t i_ T-» i* A «: »:«« needn't rush invasion of the itat- Telegraph Delivery Association ian mainland if they don't want to. Mussolini's country has become a pain in the neck to Hitler, and the United Nations won't find it an undiluted blessing, either. The words "too late" are running through beleaguered Italy like the refrain of a theme song. Radio commentators are preparing the public for the storm whose black clouds are billowing across the Medtierrane'an toward the Roman peninsula. Latest to go on the air with prophetic gloom is Camillo Pellizzi, national councillor, who says that "there is at present a general state of confusion which. cannot last long." The war has entered its second stage, he explains, and many issues relied upon at the beginning now look different. Al the outset it looked as though the war would be confined to Etirop'j. but it became a world conflict. The councillor doesn't amplify that last remark about a world It's the war, he said; with help sixth success against one defeat Pete Fox hit the only home rur of the day for the Red Sox' firs score. The last-place.St. Louis Brown narrowed the gap at the bottom of the standings by beating th Cleveland Indians again 2-1 in night game and moved within tw games of the seventh place In dians. National League activity yesterday was limited to two games i which both the St. Louis Cardina Brooklyn Dodgers triumphcr. The Cardinals conquered th Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0 in a nigl game viewed by 13,356 fans wi lefty Max Lanicr taking charge of the show. He pitched six-hit ball struck out nine and drove in the Redbirds' first two runs with a single in the second inning. Brooklyn has to battle from behind in the ninth inning to win its game 4-3 from the Boston Braves and it was Max Macon who received credit for the victory, although Big Bobo Newsom pitched Vilh rousing ehccr from crowd, Babe Ruth, the fan, doffs coal and gets ready to enjoy double-header it Yankee Stadium home run kin ' built." Chicago White Sox win opener in Kith, 10-5. New York club captures nightcap, 10-4. Qualifiers Tee Off in Women's Tourney Fort Smith, June 11 — (/I'.i— Qualifying play began today at the 1-fardscrabble Country Club in the Zivic to Appeal Decision of Thursday's Fight Pittsburgh, June 11 —(/I')— Frit- •/.ie /.ivic, ring-wise veteran of Ki9 fights, lost a split 10-round decision in his scrap with joltin' Jacob La- Mutta la I night but to a crowd of 11,087 he seldom had won more convincingly. The verdict —first gaainst 7.ivc in a home ring in nearly four years — precipitated one of the wildest fight scenes seen at Forbes field in a long time. Newspapers and programs were showered into Ilii! ring and the fans let g'o with a deafening chorus of. boos that lasted fully 20 minutes. Even the slugging LaMoUa's face was wreathed in astonishment and a fight announce'.- hurriedly made a re-cheek to determine whether some mistake ivvJ not been made. But the verdict held — the judges splitting their votes and Referee Al Grayber casting the third and deciding ballot. Fritzie, who is 30 years old. expressed downright disappointment and asserted in the dressing room that he thought he won easily. He indicated he would ask the Pennsylvania Athletic Commission to reverse Ihe decision. The former welterweight chain pion, spotting LaMotta four pounds in addition to nine years in age staged a masterful battle, hac blood streaming from the Italian' face, and from the fourth on it ap pea red to many ringsidcs tha the only way he could lose was by :i knockout. He kept LaMotla off stride repeatedly with sharp stinging lefts and rights, and h peppered Jake's cut left eye cease lessly to draw blood in ever round. LaMotta kept boring in — the a tack which enabled him to give Sugar Kay Robinson his only pro defeat — but he was seemingly tied up at every turn by the cagey Zivic. It was apparently this aggressiveness that won him the dc- SPORTS ROUNDUP •By Hugh S. Fnllctton, Jr Associated Press Sports Columnist New York, June 11 —(/I 1 )— Saying it with figures . . .up to a week ago today, American League baseball clubs had played 2'J extra- inning games and had 57 contests decided by one run. . . u year ago on the same date there had been nine overtime games and 37 on- run affairs. . .which shows you what happens when 154 guys most of whom can hit, go into the armed forces. . . biggest trotting horse transaction in some time took place recently when C. M Wilkinson of Logansport, Ind., paid Thomas B. Grancy o£ Sparkill, N. Y., $15.000 for Austin Hanover, a colt now held at 0-1 in the Hambcltonian future books. Unfinished But Complete From AP Wires: "Hollywou 1, unc 10 —(/I')— Scrgt. Joe Louis i:, hinking about the future — and just it." Action Auction Mike Bclloisc, former feather- eight champ who has'been work- ig in a Niagara Falls defense hint, decided recently to return (i the ring. . . He started training t Stillman's Tuesday and yester- ay he demanded of Manager Kd- lic Walker: "Got anything lined 1.1 u L Ll O I* I (.i U U i <•: wvsitiiiij -%^-»*••-• ••- „..„,„... annual Arkansas Women's Golf The Associated Press score card gave LaMotta only three rounds— the first, seventh, and 10th. There vviin ui n; vi. itii^ .31 n" *»%-.j t * * —•*- i ' ,.,. i the history of the event competing, were no knockdowns^ _1 he crowd white flowers. Brides must whatever's available. scarce, florists can't grow as many four _hit ball and fanned seven be take I fore he had to be relieved in the ninth. Manager Leo Durochcr returned to shortstop for the Dodgers for the first time since September 28, 1941 and drove in one of Brook- Mrs. Karl Porter Willard, Fort | paid Smith, AWGA president, said she expected no more than 20 players to post qualifying scores. However, the size of the field had no effect on its class. Besides Jane Whitmore of Little Rock, the defending champion. Alice Daniels, Tulsa star; lid Dell Wort/.. Fort Smtih, and Mrs. J. U. Jarrett, Muskogce, Okla., city champion were on and. The flights will be confined to ighl players each.All rounds will ic over 18 holes, the first two to ic played tomorrow. The serni- inals will be played Sunday norning and the finals will start t 2 p.m. Sunday. ross of $41,225. Timing Nowata, Okla.—As a truck from South Coffeyville passed Sheriff Arthur Turner and Deputy Otis Minson, the end gate plopped open -revealing half a case of whisky. The driver pleaded guilty in county court to possession of liquor and paid a $75 fine. lyn's runs with a single. Altogether Brooklyn made 14 hits, but Al Javcry kept them spaced until the ninth, when he was batted out as the Dodgers bunched four singles. NO ASPIRIN- ean do more for you, so why pay more? World'slargestsefleratlOfi. ^6 tablets 20(5, 100 for only 35j£. Get St. Joseph Aspirin. "—So I Can Brag" El Paso, Tex. — Lieut. Gen. George S. Patton, Jr., wrote a 10- year-old Texas boy who wanted to be an Army mascot that "you can be sure there will be more wars. . And I feel convinced that being a boy from Texas you will give a good account of yourself. , . " The boy, Bill Palton, (no relative!, had added to his note volunteering as a mascot: "Please answer. . . So I can brag to the kids in school." First jury composed entirely of women sat at Patuxent, Md., in 1656. Sports Mirror By The Associated Press Today A Year Ago — Red So> beat Browns and cut idle Yankees American League lead to 0 1-games. Three Years Ago — Fred Darl ing's Pont rEvcquc won substitute Enalish Derby at Newmarket. Five Years Ago—Ralph Guldal won U. S. Open Golf Title for sec ond straight year with 284; United States Women Tennis players retained Wightman cup, defeating Britain 5-2. Denies Misconduct With Lew Jenkins White Plains, N. Y., June 11 (/I') Mrs. Jack Dempsey today denied misconduct with Benny Woodall and former Lightweight Boxing champion Lew Jenkins as charged by her husband, the ex- heavyweight boxing lillcholdcr in his suit for divorce. The denial came during questioning in Slate Supreme Court by Mrs. Dempscy's attorney, Gerald Donovan. Mrs. Dempsey Just Friend Says Woodall White Plains, N. Y., June 10— (/!•)— "Mrs. Dempsey wasn't mar ricd as far as I was conccrnec she was a friend," Tlcnn\ Woodall, 31. named by Jack Deni] sey as a co-respondent in his divorce suit against Hannah Williams Dempsey. told the court today during heated cross - examination. Woodall, who obviously maintained his temper with difficulty as Attorney Arthur Driscoll piled him with questions, denied yesterday that he ever had been intimate with Mrs. Dempsey as charged by the former heavyweight boxing champion. Benny, a former fighter and promoter in answer to a question drom Driscoll, said he might have telephoned the Dempsey apartment in New York two or three times a week as h c frequently called the apartment to talk to his sister, Mrs. Jackie Griffin, who was there most of the time. Q. "Was there any married woman you called more than once a day?" A. "Mrs. Dempsey wasn't married as far as I was concerned. It ip for me?". . . "No," admitted Scldic, "but gel up on thai window sill and stay there.". . . . Mike obeyed and as the various match nakcrs turned up to watch the workouts, Walker pointed him oul ind asked for bids. . . Bclloise will light at Mat-Arthur Stadium in Brooklyn next week. Today's Guest Star Filmcr Ferguson, Montreal Her aid: "Guilder Haegg, the Swcdisl speed marvel, got off the tankei in New Orleans Saturday, this tanker having nothing in commol with Tony Gnlcnto's high-diving op ponent of recent dale in nearby Florida." Service Dcpt. A baseball autographed by mem hers of the Norfolk Naval Trainin Station team will be placed aboart the cruiser Norfolk when the shi is bulill. The $2,000,000 raised b the sailors' war bond game a Vashington had been carmarkcc >r the USS Norfolk fund. . . An ne of the guys who asked Bab tuth for nn autograph at tin game was Sir Archibald Wave lead of the British Army in Incli . Lieut. Thomas Borders, tack on the 1U40 A 1 a b a m a footba earn, is listed as missing in HL 011 in Africa. He was pilot of [•'lying Fortress. 4 Robberies Traced to 3 c Negro Youths A series of robberies in Hope du ^ ig the past two weeks has boerf •aced to three negro youths whose ges range from 9 to 14 ycaru, the 'oliee Department announced to- ay. One of the trio, a 9-year-old negi( oy, was picked up on the streets bout 3 a. m. today and admitted o officers that he and two com- lanions had broken into Monts iced Store earlier, taking cold Irinks and candy, after failing tf open the cash register. ' The youth admitted aiding in obbing music boxes at the Unique ind Patrick Cafe, and entering Stilton's Market, police said. Ap- iroximalely $35 was missing ill three places. Our word "trousseau" comes from an old French word meaning •little bundle." Approximately 25,000 liven are claimed by suicide in the United Stales annually. NEW HOURS--- Due to shortage of cook and a few other things we will open at 5 a. m. and close at 5 p. m. Checkered Cafe "It's Safe to Be Hungry at the Checkered" Hotel Barlow. Market Report ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Sotckyards, 111., June 11 (/I 1 )— (U. S. Dcpt. Agr.) —Hogs, (i.OOO; opened 25-30 higher than Thursday average; good and choice 180 - 300 Ibs. 14.20-30; top 14.HO; a few 320 - 325 Ibs. 14.10-15; 140 - 100 Ibs. 13.40-14.00; sows 13.0014.00. Caltlo, 1,000; calves, 500; bulls and voalors steady; little or no demand for other classes; top sausage- bulls i|uotabl<_> at 13.75; good and choice vealers 15.00; nominal range slaughter steers 11.75; 10.50; slaughter heifer 10.75-lfi.25 slock- er and feeder steers 11.00-15.65. Sheep, 500; no early sales; a few ids unevenly lower. grain production this year. At the close wheat was 3-8—1 cent higher, July $1.45 -2 — 3-8, September $1.45 3-4, corn was unchanged, July $1.05, oats were up 1-4—3-4 and rye gained 1 1-8—1 3-8. Corn, No. 3 yellow 1.00 1-2. Barley malting 1.03 - 1.08 num.; feed 1.00 - 1.03 norn. Soybeans, sample grade yellow 1.50 1-2. made no difference to mo. I was not interested in Mrs. Dempsey more than a friend. I was a friend to both Mrs. Dempsey and Mr. Dempsey." Q. "But it made no difference to you that Mrs. Dempsey wa married'.' A. "Listen, Mrs. Dempsey was a friend; Dempsey was a friend; I had nothing to do with their martial problems." Q. "It was not unusual for yoi to call a married woman every day'.'" . A. "She was not a married wo man to me. She was a friend —; friend. Q. "When did you start goin out with Mrs. Dempsey — afle Jenkins was through, wasn't is? A. "Ridiculous." Notice to Potato Growers We are now loading potatoes, located north of the railroad, at the Southern Ice Plant. Paying ceiling prices less cost of sacks and labor loading. Will appreciate handling your potatoes. E. M. McWilliams Fights Last Night By The Associated Press Pittsburgh — Jake Lamotta, 155 1-2, New York, oupoinled Fritzie Zivic, 151 1-2, Pittsburgh (10). Fall River, Mass. — Al Costa. 146, Woonsockct, R. I., outpointed Dave Andrews, 143, Lowell, Mass. (10). Leiperville, Pa.—Willie Thomas, 208, Chester, Pa., knocked out 'elix Del Paoli, 193, Philadelphia 5). WAR JOBS OFFERED! Through SHREVEPORT AERONAUTICAL INSTITUTE THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY June 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 — 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. $40.00 to $60.00 Per Week to Stprt Rapid Advancements — (For Whites Only) OPENINGS NOW! . . . JOBS GUARANTEED! Aircraft Factories — Shipyards Have Authorized Us to BOYS, 16 to 17 (Don't wait until you are 18) MEN, 18 to 55 — 3-As, 4-Fs WOMEN, 18 to 45 Get your name on RECORD with a Vital Job in a Key War Industry— They carry High Ratings Workers in essential industries arc- prohibited from applying for this couibc. Barlow Hotel See Our Interviewer J. F. CHAPMAN Room 41 Hope, Ark. farn POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, June 11 (/I') Poultry, ive; II trucks; firm; prices i:n- :hanyod at cc-ilnjj. Potatoes, arrivals <1H; on track jl; tolal US shipments 'Jlifi; sup- ilie.s very li«lil; demand exceeds available supplies; market unsettled; California lont> whiles US No. i, 4.1f>; Louisiana Bliss Tri urnphs victory firade 4.00 - 10; Mississippi Bliss Triumph;; victory tirade 3.95. NEW YORK COTTON New York, June 11 — (/I 1 ) —The lion market reversed its earlier | end today and turned steady, 'luenccd by firmness at New leans. Price - fixinH coupled th covering and buying by New •leans met scale - up liquidation d hcd^e selling. !.,atc afternoon values were 15 20 cents a bale higher, July .24, Oct. 19.8(i and Dee. IS).(58. Futures closed 10 to 20 cents a lie higher. y—opened, 20.25; closed, 20.24-25 cl—opened, 111.88; closed, 1!).8G cc- opened, 10.(i!); closed, 19.68 Mc-h-- opened, 19.(i9; closed, 19.68 Ich—opened, 19.49; closed 10.48n [ay—opened, 19.37; closed, 19.35 Middling spot 22.07n; up 1. N- Nominal THE OLD JUDGE SAYS... Today in Congress By The Associated P r ess Senate Continues consideration of ppropriation bill. Milo Perkins of Board of Economic Warfare testifies before 3yrd Economy Committee. Bunkinu and Currency committee hears AFL P resident William Green on OPA food rollback order. House Considers compromise antistrike legislation. Naval committee continues probe jf war contract:;. NEW YORK STOCKS New York, Juno 11 — OTi — Stocks generally turned theii backs on good war news in t< day's market and, with scalterer exceptions among peace issues Ihe drift was downward from the start. Selling never was urgent am volume for the full proeeedii was under that of Thursday. a| proxirnating 800,(JOO shares. Weak nes:-; also was a rarity and de dines mostly were in minor 1'rac lions. Laziest Hen Greelcy, Colo. —(/I 1 )— Eureka! Folks i n the courl house believe they have discovered the world's laziesl hen. She's in a flock that belongs to Mrs. Ben Ervine, who lives nearby. The hens di« worms each morn in the court house lawn. All but on c of them go home to lay eggs. But this one chick is so lazy she lays the egg in the middle " f the lawn. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chican'n, June 11 •—(/IV • Uullk- enthusiasm overran the grain pi today, sending wheal up more tha u cent at times mid pushing oa' and rye to new seasonal peak Turnover was heavy and prof taking stemmed the advance, I. the market remained firm throu-. In UK; cld.se. Thu July oats contract featur Iradin- by cbtublLshing new hi for the past 23 years. Septernb rye hit. !?1.0(J a bushel. Buying in all pils was based upon the June 1 government crop report, which showed a substantial decline Judge Advises Him to Keep Quiet Chattanooga, Tenn. —(/I 1 )— City udge Martin Fleming on occasion an act as councel for a defendant. In a recent case a man was barged with reckless drivnig jftcr a woman testified he drove lis auto into her parked car. ['here were no witnesses to the ccidcnl. The defendant started to say something but Judge Fleming told lim: "You don't have to speak and convict yourself." The man smjled, said nothing— and walked mil a few minutes later freed of the charge because the city hud nu proof ugaint.1 him. Ty Cobb Ail-Time Champ Detroit —(/I J i— Ty Cobb was the champion American League batting champ. The Georgia speed---oy was the top hitter in every ycnv from 1907 until 1919 inclusive except 1'J16, in when Trii, Speaker nosed him out. Famous Chicken Dinners Featuring Southern Fried Chicken . . . and all the things you like . . . Prepared in the inimitable Barlow style. Dining Room Open From 12 noon fro 2:30 and 6 fro 9 p. m. A DINING FAMOUS 50 ROOM YEARS "Good morning, Doc. Your good wife lulls me you're working night and day now that so many of the younger doctorsare in the army. "Thal'sright, Judge, and I'm glad I'm still able to do it. 1 lad a long letter from Harry... that bright young fellow 1 wasbrcakm' in to lake over my practice. He said the boys in the service are getting the best medical care of any armed force in our history. They really should with all those brilliant doctors and plenty of supplies to work with." "Speaking of supplies, Doc, not many people realize that u large part of the war- alcohol required to make the medical supplies that are being used right this minute to alleviate pain, combat infection and save human lives, is produced by the beverage distilling industry. This entire industry stopped making whiskey months ago and has been working night and day producing nothing but war-alcohol." "Nobody knows better than I, Judge, what an important contribution to our war effort that really is." Ifr Conference oj Alcoholic Bcterosc Industrie}, Inc. *

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