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Page Eight Big Spring Herald, Big Spring, Texas, Tuesday, November 21, 1944 LIVING DANGEROUSLY AND RECKLESSLY! tuu&i LORETTA YOUNG PHILlIP TERRY* JUNE VINCENT .11 Plus "Once Over Lightly 1 And "Blue Nose Schooner" LYRICJQUEEN TUES. & WED. Plus "All Star Melody Band" and "Bear Mountain Game" TUES. & WED. THE SPORT THATKffK AMERICA YOUNG! BRENNAN JIANNI CtAIM JUNI HAVU also "Groovy Movie" and "Bugs Bonny Nips The Nips" JUSTICE NOMINATED WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 <2P> Henry A, Schweinhaut, Chevy Chase, Md., was nominated by President Roosevelt today to be «D associated justice of the Unit«d States district court for the District of Columbia. New Cream Deodorant Safely helps Stop Perspiration 1. Does not irritate skin. Docs no: rot dresses or men's shins; 2. Prevents under-arm odor; Helps stop perspiration safely. 3. A pure, white, antiseptic, stainless vanishing cream; 4. No waiting to dry ; Can be used right after shiving. 5. Awarded Approval Seal of American Institute of Laundering— harmless to fabric. Use Arrid regularly. O f **• 'Mso 59^ jars ARRID! [ THI LAKGCST SELLING DIODOBANT Postmasters Given Option On Holiday * AUSTIN, Nov. 21 (ff>) — Postmasters in Texas have been given local option on the day to celebrate Thanksgiving. Ray E. Lee, Austin postmaster, said he had a telegram today from K. P. Aldrich, first assistant postmaster general, advising that in as much as there was a conflict between the national Thanksgiving day and on Nov. 23 as set by Congress and Texas' Thanksgiving day on Nov. 30 as designated by Governor Coke Stevenson, each postmaster in Texas may select lor holiday the day his community will generally observe. Rural carriers, however, must celebrate Nov. 23 and give service oa Nov. 30, said Lee, inasmuch as they come under a different ruling than other postmasters. Postmaster Nat Shick said Tuesday that the Big Spring postoffice will be closed November 23, In keeping with the local Thanksgiving holiday. Prisoner Total For Allies Given t By The Associated Press Allied armies on the western r ront have captured at least 691,989 prisoners since D-Day, the equivalent of 69 German divisions. About two thirds, or 424,124 were caged by the four American armies. Latest figures show: U.S. First Army, 200,138; U.S. Third Army 117,400; U.S. Seventh Army 50,916; U.S. Ninth Army 55,670; French First Army 58,939; British Second Army 94,794; Canadian First Army 95,132; French forces of interior with British and Canadian armies 20,000; total captured, 691,989. BACK FROM OVERSEAS T. Sgt. Henry L. Wolf was due to arrive at Ft. Bliss on or about Tuesday after five months overseas in the European theatre where he served as engineer and top tur- rett gunner on a B-17 on 32 missions during 250 combat operational hours with the Eighth air force. He will visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Wolf soon, AT NOTRE DAME Jack Donald Riggs. son of Mrs. Alice Riggs, has been assigned to the US Naval Reserve Midshipmen's school located on the Notre Dame campus. Upon completion of a four month's course he will be commissioned an ensign in the US naval reserve. DUE MARINE WINGS Marine Cadet Alfred Henry Bugg, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Bugg, expects to be graduated from the naval air training base advance flight school the latter part of November and to be commissioned a second lieutenant. He will be designated a naval aviator and assigned to active duty. Cadet Bugg enlisted as an aviation cadet on May 14, 1943 and underwent primary flight training at the naval air station in Minneapolis and entered advance training June 12, 1944. He is a Big Spring high school graduate. TO REPLACEMENT CENTER Robert Allen McLemore, 30, has arrived at the Camp Wolters replacement center to begin basic training as an infantryman and has been assigned to a station stressing heavy weapons. His wife, Mrs. Inez E.. McLemore, resides here. Sgt. Granvil Dawson, stationed at Aberdine, Maryland, will spend part of his leave and t)ie Thanksgiving holiday with the Nat Shicks. Buy Defense Stamps and Bonds Goyhill 4-H Club Has Meeting Mon. The Gay Hill 4-H club boys met at the schoolhouse November 20th with County Agent Durward Lewter. Harold K. Simpson was elected president, J. D. Hyden, secretary- treasurer. In addition to Gay Hill boys regular projects they, have pledged themselves to the war effort and the farm labor shortage by picking cotton and shocking grain after school for their parents and neighbors. J. D| Hyden a 4-H club boy, who lives two miles from school and walks home each afternoon pulled 142 pounds of cotton after walking home after 4 o'clock, and on Saturdays has pulled above 500 pounds. Harold and Billy Simpson have shocked feed for their dad after school hours. The entice 4-H club group, Ted Scott, Harold Simpson, Billy Simpson, Kenneth Lacy, J. D. Hyden, and Howard Smith have pulled cotton at off periods at school for Mr. W. B. Puckctt on the Tom Spencer farm adjoining the school ground, Mrs. Hattie B. Lacy, principal, reports that the boys pulled an average of 100 pounds every 20 minutes they were in the field. This same group of boys have also improved tlae Gay-Hill school grounds, by putting up a flag pole, cleaning up the grounds, and digging and installing cess-pool for the cook room. Kenneth Lacy is janitor for the school and cook- room. Livestock FORT WORTH, Nov. 21 UP) —Cattle 4,300; calves 2,800; slow, about steady; medium and good slaughter steers and yearlings 11.00-13.25; cull and common kinds 6.00-11.00; good beef cows 10.00-11.50; canners and cutters 4.00-7.00; good heavy bulls 8.00).00; good and choice fat calves 12.00-13.00; common and medium calves 8.00-11.50. Hogs 800; unchanged; good and choice 180-270 Ib. butcher hogs 14.55; heavier butchers and most sows .13.80; good aiid choice 150175 Ib. butchers 13.75-14.40; •tocker pigs 12.50 down. Sheep 3,000; 25c higher; med- um to good lambs 12.00-13.25; common and medium lambs 11.00; medium grade yearlings 9.000.00; good ewes 5.25-50; common o medium ewes 4.00-75; stocker nd feeder lambs 7.00-10.00. Showing TODAY & WEDNESDAY flf RE COMES THE lAU&H RIOT OF YOUR LIFE! Dorothg McGUIRE Robert YOUNG Ina CLAIRE PASSING PARADE UNIVERSAL NEWS Local Woman From Patriotic Family Mrs. Gerald W. Schattle of 901 3curry comes from a patriotic amily. She has had four brothers, hree brothers-in-law and her hus- jand in the armed forces. In addi- ion her sister-in-law, Mrs. Camille VIoore, was a worker in the Caribbean Defense Command after the declaration of war. One brother, Sgt. Victor Moore £ Houston, operated a machine un in the Los Negros island land- ng. Another brother, Billy Moore, erved for seven years in the army n<i after his discharge was a member of the civilian crew at 'earl Harbor when the Jap attack came. He was injured in the bombing. S 2-c James Moore entered the navy in May of this year and is now at sea. Another of Mrs. Schattle's brothers, Cpl. Melvin E. Coin, was killed in action in France during the first days of the invasion. He was 21 at the time of his death and had been in the army since he was 17. . M-Sgt. Gerald W. Schattle is stationed at the Big Spring Bombardier school. Over $29,000 Gven Local Chest Drive More than $29,000 was contributed to the Howard County Community War Chest drive, according to R. R. McEwen, general chairman, The last checks and contributions came in over the weekend and topped the quota of $28,890 set for this area. The checks have been turned over to the individual agencies combined under the title Community War Chest, McEwen reported. Here And There Among leading participants Jn Kolored Kanteen, musical production of the Hardin-Simmons junior class presented last Saturday •were: Asa Coach, Big Spring, Frances Merle Cooper and Mary Price, Colorado City, Billie White and Edith Esmond, Lamesa; Melvln Smith, Odessa. Serviceable electric supplies declared surplus by the army are being placed on sale at Ft. Sill, Okla., and bids will be accepted on them. until Nov. 23. Applications may be had from the post salvage officer at Ft. Siil. A net gain of 12,052 new members during 1944 has been reported by Mrs. Margaret C. Mumms, treasurer for the National Woman's Christian Temperance Union. In addition, the WCTU reported donations of $35,585 for irilitary welfare equipment. Betty Collins, senior student In Abilene Christian college .and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. -B. Collins, is for the third year a member of the "W" .club, organized by the late Mrs.-Jesse^'I Sewell to further the principal of Christian womanhood. Mrs. Clarence R. Pressley o Fort Worth arrived Tuesday to visit her brother and his wife Mr. and Mrs. Marvin House. Richard Lefevere, police radio operator,, has gone to Dallas to take his first and second class op erator's examinations. Joe Morton of the Federa' Works Agency was in Big Spring over the weekend to inspect the new water supply system which is now under construction, Pete Green, member of the Big Spring police force, has been promoted to police captain, Police Chief A. G. Mitchell announced Tuesday. Green, who was formerly a member of the Abilene police force, has been on the local force for about two months. Jap Ghost Fleet Lies In Manila Bay By MORRIE LANDSBERG ABOARD U.S. CARRIER FLAGSHIP OFF LUZON ISLAND, Philippines, Noy. 19 (Delayed) (via Navy radio) WP)' — A ghost fleet of 100 war-crippled Japanese ships lie* dissolutely In the calm shallow waters of Manila Bay. Carrier pilots sweeping over the bay today found lew targets in the crowded harbor worth bombing. Most of the shipj were »maU craft already strafed into uselessness by repeated U. S. carrier attacks in recent •weeks. Attacking pilots found at least thre« usable ships and added them to the wreckage. Local Police Take Car from Thieves Big Spring police recovered a 1940 black Ford reported stolen by Mrs. Dan Daugherty Monday night, after frightening the occupants of the car away with gunfire. Policemen believed that the car was stolen by three boys who have not been'identified or apprehended as yet. The ear disappeared from the vicinity of the Malone and Hogan hospital, and was abandoned about six o miles north of Big Spring. The car was slightly damaged after being struck by four bullets in the left rear fender and the trunk. One tire was hit, police said. Steel Production Halts At Gary Plant GARY, Ind., Nov. 21 (£>) — All steel production at the Gary Works of the Carnegie - Illinois Sieel corporation, the world's largest steel plant, was stopped today, a company spokesman said, by a walkout of 39 cranemen. An estimated 5,500 employes were kept idle by the walkout and, the spokesman said, this number would increase if the men did not return to their jobs. The company spokesman said that 49 of the Works' 53 open hearth furnaces have shut down as a result of the -walkout. He said four of the furnaces are closed for repairs. The spokesman estimated that 15,000 tons of production were lost up to 8 a. m. today as a result of the walkout. Joseph Goin, subdistrict director of the CIO United Steel Workers of which the cranemen are members, said the walkout was not authorized. Jupiter, largest of the planets, could contain 1,300 bodies the size of the earth. Be "First in Line" For A BEHDIX Automatic Home Laundry Reserve yours now for delivery as soon as they are available. No Charge — No Obligation Big Spring Hardware Co. Phone 14 Musical Group At Rotary Meeting The Rotary club was entertained at its regular meeting Tuesday at the Settles hotel by the musica "debutantes," accompanied am sponsored by Sgt. Ed Todcl of the local bombardier school, whose membership consists of Sgt. Todd Pfc. Bernice Sciorra, De Alva McAlister, Dorothy Anthony, Maxine Moore, Winnie Rogers, Mabel Smith, Helon Blount, Lela Walker and Fannie Yates. The debutantes entertained with the vocal numbers of "Louise-, 1 "Wish I May" and "Till We Meet Again," accompanied by Sgt. Todd on the piano. R. W. Thompson was program chairman, Dick Cloud was introduced as a new member of the club, and it was announced that he, Stanley Womack and Ray Frager, two other new members, would be presented with club certificates and pins at the next meeting by W. C. Blankenship who will also instruct them in Rotary. Gue»ts of Rotarians were Richard and Robert O'Brien and visiting Rotariani introduced were S. J. Treadaway of Abilene and George Meacham of Seminole. Somerveff Urges CIO To Aid Labor Shortage CHICAGO, Nov. 21 (JP) — The CIO convention today was urged by Lt. Gen. Brehon Somervell, army supply chief, to help recruit another 100,000 workers for war plants to turn out the fighting tools needed in Europe and the Pacific. "We must have these workers at once," said the general fn an address prepared for the delegates who yesterday cheered their president, Philip Murry after he urged a revision of the Little Steel Formula limiting wages and said "we have no quarrel with business." Somervell told the convention that production in some items is 40 per cent behind, adding, "it all boils down to this: we are calling on American productive power for a supreme effort to meet a supreme crisis. The Doughboy has fought his way ahead of schedule and we have to catch up with him." Four Daughters Born The stork has had a complete ieminine turn recently, reports from Cowper hospital Indicate. Arrivals include the daughters: Clancy Haron, born to Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Moore of 803 Lancaster, on Nov. 15; Minnie Marie, born to Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Graham of Ackerly route on Nov. 18; Jo Nell, born to Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Wagley of Sterling City route on Nov. 16; and Georganna Griffis, born to Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Griffis of 107 W. 19th street on Nov. 17. Sixteen Days Taken For Group 19 To Become Among Best DALLAS, Nov. 21 OP) — Air group nineteen in 18 days became one of the navy's top-scoring carrier-based fighting organizations In carrier strikes on Formosa the Pescadores islands, Nansei Shoto and the imperial Japanese fleet, the group's Hellcats. Avengers and Helldivers destroyed more than 100 airborne enemy planes and aided in extensive destruction of enemy surface units. Three Texans figured prominently in these exploits. One pilot who played an Important part in the sinkings wa/Lt. (jg> Charles E. Phillips, Fort Worth, who scored a direct hit on a Shokaku-class carrier. On Oct. 9, in the attack on Nansei Shoto, Lt. (jg) Herman Walters, Tyler, Tex., dropped a large bomb from below 2,000 feet and a Japanese merchant ship, loaded with ammunition, completely disintegrated beneath his Heildiver. The plane was lifted 800 feet in the air by the force of the explosion and Walters was cut and dazed, but he returned safely to his carrier. An 8,500-ton submarine-tender, the largest enemy ship spotted in Nansei Shoto harbor, suffered the same fate as the ammunition ship. Among those who scored direct hits on the tender was Lt. Everett E. Newman, San Antonio. Hospital To Bear Name Of Dr. Cozby GRAND SALINE, Nov. 21 (IP) — Dr. V. B. Cozby, prominent East Texas physician, will have a hospital bearing his name through presentation of funds by E. B. Germany, Dallas oil operator. The presentation of war bonds with which to erect the first wing of the hospital was made last night at the celebration of the Thirteenth birthday of the Grand Saline Lions club which Dr. Cozby helped organize. Germany, native of Grand Saline, said the institution would be known, as Cozy - Germany hospital in honor of the doctor and of Germany's mother, Mrs. J. W. Germany. Vealmoor 4-H Meeting The Vealmoor 4-H club boys met at the schoolhouse, November 20th with County Agent Durward Lewter. Carl McKee was elected president, Ned Clanton, vice president; Dwain Anderson, secretary-treasurer; Joe Don Zant, reporter. County agent told boys of coming field day, December 16th. Every boy that has his project under way is invited. Prizes will be given to the highest three boys in judging contest. Dairy cows, beef cattle, sheep, hogs, and 'grain sorghums will be judged. The judging will start promptly at 9:00 a. m. FIVE WOMEN HELD Five women were being held In jail Tuesday for VD checkups. The city court docket Showed Tuesday morning that two arrests were made on assault charges, two drunkenness and one VD checkup. Lobby Crawford Hotel A Supper Club For Military Men And Their Guests Open 6 P. M. No Cover Charge Orch. Wed., Fri. & Sat Nite« DANCING PALM ROOM at Settles Hotel Mezzanine Floor Open Every Evening 8 to 12 We Sell Beer by the Case. Afternoons—open from 3 to 7; ao cover charge in afternoons. Beer and Wine Served Soldiers Welcome WHAT IS YOUR NAME WORTH? 7 • Your name Is worth real money at our store — when you make a cash purchase of Valspar Varnish or Val- spar Enamel. The number of letters in your last name will determine the amount of discount you are entitled to. Buy Your Valspar Products At Thorps Where Your Name Is Worth Money Thorp Paint Store 8U SS?*. „ phon «« Whew A Complete Stock U Alw»y» Carried HAND BAGS AND LUGGAGE are always an appropriate Christmas Gift. Buy them early. Bags from 3.14 to 39.75 Materials: Kid, Calf Skin, Patent, Calf Alligator and Real Reptile. WOMEN'S \VEAX MAX S. JACO»« Cigaret Sales To Be Reconfirmed Soon WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (ff) — From the Pentagon went this word of cheer today to GI's in London where cigaret sales have been halted at all but air force combat stations: It's only temporary. Army officials here did not know how long the ban would be on "but obviously they won't be denied cigarets indefinitely." "There are sufficient cigarets going over," authorities here asserted. "There is no question about that, What happens after they get there is another matter." MEXICO TEAM TO LUBBOCK MEXICO CITY,' Nov. 21 (£>) _ The National University of Mexico football team will play the South, Plains Army Air Field at Lubbock Sunday. The Mexico team will leave Friday for Lubbock in U. S, warplanes. WARNS OF COMING WARS WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 UP) —. The fury with which future ag-« gressors will strike makes i| mandatory to perfect a national defense research program, Un< 'dersecretary of War Patterson dfi« clared today. Stained glass probably cam* from the Near East, home of th« glass industry. Winterproof So Your Car CanTake It! This is at least the ^th war winter for every U. S. Car i .. and it's the 5th, 6th, 7th, or 8th winter for most! You can't afford to gamble on protection! PROTEfT YOUR HORSEPOWER Winterproof A complete lubrication, pre-winter check-up and servicing of vital parts to get smoother performance, conserve gasoline and prolong the life of your aging car. ENGINE—Worn out summer motor oil is drained —replaced with the right grade of fresh, tough winter Mobiloil fo insure quick cold-weather starts —more gas mileoae—safe, sure protection of vital engine parts. RADIATOR —The cooling system is drafned cleaned thoroughly of rust, dirt and scale with Mobil Radiator Flush; then protected against freezing with the right amount of Mobil Freezone—the safe dependable anti-freeze. ' GEARS —Gear oils used in summer are drained —gear cases carefully Hushed—refilled with th» proper grade of Mobiloil winter gear oil for easier wmter gear shifting and protection of hard-to- replace gears. CHASSIS —Alf chassis points are properly lubricated with winter Mobilgrease—the correct grades properly applied in the right places. The entire car should be carefully inspected to uncover any serious needs for repair, replacement or service. Wheel Pack Service—Mobil Air Filter Service-Mobil Upperluhe Tonic Treatment- Hydraulic Brake Service-Shock Absorber Service—Mobil Polish and Wax Service! S^^^™™* , 1*44. , YOUR FRIENDLY MAGNOLIA DEALER

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