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The Weather (Br the 1 . S. Weather Bnrean) Ealn ending late today. Cool end partly cloudy tonight and Friday. Moderate easterly winds. A DAILY TIMES Todny's Temperatures 1 S R 7 8 10 11 2 1 75 74 71 71 70 70 70 80 69 70 3 3' FIFTY-THIRD YEAR No. 212 TAMPA, FLORIDA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1945 PRICE FIVE CENTS THE TAMP nnnrs n n rrv tk n n n nnrs na ss nn z r nn n rv n n nnn n Cnn n rTsrarariCs i 1 Uf I I 1 1 I I I 1 f J k t I 1 I I I M 11 1 1 If I I 1 1 I I I f Ll I if U I f 1 1 I l II I I I f 1 III Iff .11 f f 1 I I I I I fl Mil II II i it I II u WO)!! IHIHl IF TO TAaf (111? PUP II 7ffiA Passage Expected By Nightfall as 'Gag Rule Applied Senate GOP Leans To Full Repeal of Excess Profits Levy Washington, Oct. 11 (JP). House Democrats and K e p u blicans joined today in demanding a slashing in Federal expenditures as the Chamber began consideration of a $5,350,000,000 tax reduction bill. Chairman Doughton (D.-N.C.) of the tax-framing Ways and Means Committee, told his colleagues the budget must be balanced and payments must be made on the huge national debt. The House Republican Leader, Martin of Massachusetts, "served notice" that his party will fight "with unflagging determination to reduce the costs of this government and, by so doing, eventually reduce the burden of taxes." Washington, Oct. 11 (INS). The House began debate today on me first Federal tax reduction bill in 16 years, with full intention of voting its approval by nightfall. Climaxing nearly two weeks of feverish activity, the Ways and Means Committee presented a bill calling for tax reductions of five billion S50 million dollars for both individuals and corporations, effective Jan. 1. The measure will be considered under a "gag" rule, with no amendments allowed except those previously approved by the committee that wrote the measure. To Study Profits Tax Eepresentative Knutson (R. Minn.), minority leader on the committee, indicated, meanwhile, that the Senate will give serious consideration to full repeal of the corporation excess profits tax when the measure is taken up in that body. . As adopted by the House committee, the bill called for a cut in the excess profits tax rate from 95 to 60 percent for earnings in 1946, with full repeal on Dec. 31, 1946. The bill contains a new table of withholding tax -rates to go into effect the first of the year. Lower bracket wage earners will receive a 20 percent cut in the withholding. Higher bracket workers will receive cuts scaling down to a minimum of 10 percent. Other Benefits Eenefits to individuals through an increase in the normal tax exemptions, and a cut of four percentage points in the surtax rates will amount to two billion 627 million dollars during the coming year. For corporations, the reduction in the excess profits tax rate, plus a four point cut in the surtax rate and repeal of the capital stock and declared value taxes will amount to a saving of one billion 888 million dollars. 1 The measure repeals the $5 auto Stamp tax on July 1, and calls for a return of high war-time excise taxes on liquor, furs, and other commodities to their pre-war levels. The bill also carries a provision, recommended by the Administration, that the one percent unemployment tax be "frozen" at the present level for 1946. Under present law, the tax rate would automatically rise to 2 percent for both employers and employes on Jan. 1. Surplus Purchases Outlook Gloomy County School Board today saw a pretty gloomy picture of its chances for buying surplus government property for its schools at a great saving. Part of the gloom came in County School Superintendent McLaughlin's explanation that new regulations appear almost daily on disposition of the property and his indication that a starting point for acquiring the property was hard to find. He also told the Board that unless they could have an agent in Atlanta to look over the property it would have to be bought "sight unseen" and might result in the Board's getting equipment they did not want and paying higher prices than they would to private dealers. At present, he added, Federal agencies are given the first 18 days to buy what they want, then . other public agencies get a chance to buy for the next 12 days. So far, Mr. McLaughlin said, he has received no further word on a plan whereby the secretary of the State Improvement Board wbuld go to Atlanta to act as purchasing agent for other public agencies throughout the state. AUSTRIA BARS NAZIS Vienna, Oct. 11 (JP). The Austrian provincial council after hours of heated debate last night voted unanimously to bar all members of the Nazi Party with minor exceptions from voting in the general elections tentatively Uicdulcd for Nov. 25, I Headed This Way? 1 un"-JtJfcj ' FBI agents here are on the lookout for Hermann Skof, 24-year-old escaped German prisoner of war who is reported to be heading toward Tampa. A former member of the German Merchant Marine, Skof may be coming to Tampa to try to ship to 3'outh America on a boat in port here, the FBI said. He escaped Tuesday from Camp Blanding, and has since acquired civilian clothes, agents reported. He is five feet nine inches tall, weighs 132 and has brown eyes, dark blond hair and fair complexion. County Veterans' Institute Mapped Comprehensive Course In One Year Planned If the State Department of Edu cation approves, a County Veterans' Institute, offering a comprehensive high school course in one year, will be established here, County School Board decided to day. The plan for veterans' educa tion, presented at today's Board meeting by School Superintendent McLaughlin and Braulio Alonso, veterans' education director, con tains these points: 1. Veterans who want to attend regular high school classes will be allowed to do so. Five vet erans now are enrolled at Jefferson High School and seven at Hillsborough, all of whom say tney want to continue m the regular classes. 2. Veterans who want to finish their high school education in or der to go to college will be ad vised to go on to college, take entrance examinations at the col leges, many of which have arranged to let such veterans begin college work and offer them high school courses they lack. 3. Veterans who want to get a high school diploma will be offered the comprehensive course at the institute which will be open five hours a night for five nights a week. Mr. Alonso said he had found 24 such veterans in Tampa, only one of whom expressed a preference for attending day classes. To Get Diplomas Plans for the third group, on which School Board will center its interest, call for the comprehensive classes in English, mathematics, science, history or social studies and possibly a language. At the end of the one-year course students will be given comprehensive examinations prepared by the State Department of Education. If the veterans pass, they will be awarded a County High School Diploma. Diplomas awarded veterans who formerly attended one of the County's high schools will bear the name of their old school. Those who did not will get diplomas from the County Veterans' institute. The Board will ask the State Department to approve a charge of $ou a month to veterans en rolled in the institute. Mr. McLaughlin and Mr. Alonso, however, both expressed belief that the charge could be reduced if as many as 10 veterans enroll. They estimated a probable cut to $20 a month. Favor Lowering Fee Although veterans will not pay the bills, which will be sent to the veterans administration, both Mr. McLaughlin and Mr. Alonso said the fee should be reduced as much as possible in face of the possibility that the amount spent by the Veterans' Administration under the GI Bill of Rights for such education might be deducted from subsequent benefits the veteran may receive. Up to now, Mr. McLaughlin explained, veterans attending regular high school classes have not been able to receive subsistence payments under State regulations'. Once the Veterans' Institute is approved and established, however, he added, the State will approve subsistence payments to veterans enrolled in both regular high schools and the institute classes. CASUALTIES DROP Washington, Oct. 11 (JP). The count of battle casualties in the war dropped 371 today to a total of 1.070,153 as more names were stricken from the columns of the missing. Sore muscles? Allen's RUB-ALLEN rives quick relief! Adv. MacArthur Gives Shidehara Orders On Social Reforms New Premier Told To Act Promptly To Relieve Hunger Tokyo, Oct. 11 (.JP). General MacArthur met the new head of the Japanese Goverment Premier Baron Shidehara for the first time today and gave him instruc tions for wide social and political reforms which will require liber alization of the Japanese Consti- tution. MacArthur likewise put squarely up to Shidehara to take prompt and "vigorous" action to see that the Japanese people are clothed, fed and housed during the coming Winter. The meeting, at MacArthur's headquarters and initiated by Shi' dehara shortly after he had com- pleted his cabinet and called on the Emperor, came shortly after the Allied Supreme Commander had directed the Japanese Govern ment to report within 90 days all foreign exchange assets, including private holdings and foreign prop ertles of the Imperial household. Air Permits Revoked Allied headquarters also an nounced revocation of permission to the Japanese to operate an air courier and liaison transport serv ice. The job will be taken over by American airmen. The reform which MacArthur told Shidehara must be made in carrying out surrender terms in 'eluded votes for women, labor unionization, liberalization of ed ucation, abolition of all secret gov ernmental police and revision of industrial monopolies. The order for the report on foreign exchange assets was the sixth step the Allied command has taken in brining about tight control of Nipponese finances. On Lookout for War Loot Obviously Allied investigators are on the search for war loot and for the tie-ups of Japan's big industrialists with the military and imperialism. Today's announcement indicated the possibility that the new di rective might uncover war for tunes cached abroad. -Four, of Japan's big industrial ists held a press conference today at which they expressed fears "Japanese Communists are wait ing for the proper time to rise.1 Reich to Be Charged With War on Germans New York, Oct. 11 (JP). A London dispatch to the New York Post said today the four-power indictment of -24 top Nazis for trial at Nuernberg would establish the principle that Germany criminally waged war against her own people as well as others. The indictment, drawn up by American, British, Russian and French legal staffs, is to be presented to Goering and his 23 fellow defendants soon, probably next week. "The whole Nazi party its ruses, its aggressions and its raw brutality will be condemned," the Post said. "The document, of considerably more than "100 pages, has been months in the making. But in its present form it establishes what would appear to be unprecedented in international law that Germany waged aggressive war not only against the people oi other countries, but also against her own people." Destroyer Visit Here Navy Day The Navy announced today a substitution for one of the three vessels scheduled to visit here Oct. 27, Navy Day. The Destroyer Cummings wifl take the place of the Destroyer W. D. Rush. It was explained that unavoidable delay of some vessels in leaving the acnic and the U. S. West Coast made the change necessary. The Destroyer Escort Flaherty and the Submarine Sea Owl also will visit here. All are due to arrive between Oct. 17 and 20. 400 War Guilty Have Been Executed London. Oct. 11 (JP). About 400 German war criminals and collaborationists have been executed and another 400 sentenced to terms ranging from 10 years to life, Poland's Attorney General George Sawicki said here today. Another 8000 cases are being prepared for prosecution, he said. Features Today Beauty . ....10 Radio 18 Comics 17 Ration Notes. 10 Crossword . .15Runyon 8 Deaths . . .. 2 Salt Shaker .. 8 Dorothy Dix. 10 Sokolsky 8 Editorials . .. 8 Society 11 Markets 10 Sport-Rays .. .16 Moley -, 8 Stokes 6 Our Children 10 World Today . 8 Our Boys ...14 Where to Go 18 Parsons . ... 18 Winchell 8 After Eight Years Mike Serra (right), one of the first to be captured by the Japanese when his Marine unit was forced to surrender at Tsientsin, China, on Dec. 8, 1941, smiles at his "little" brother, Lawrence, a former combat veteran, whom he hadn't seen in almost eight years. Times photo. Freed Tampan Knows Japs Not An almost unbelievable tale was revealed today by one of the to be taken prisoner by the Japs. in a Marine unit stationed at Tientsin, China, at the time of Pearl Harbor, who was taken prisoner on Dec. 8, 1941, and was confined in Jap camps for 44 long months, being liberated when Japan capitulated. "No one can convince me that 'Enoch Aden Wife Attempts Death San Francisco, Oct. 11 (INS). Mrs. Claire Earlywine Burnett, 32, who sought death as the solution to her double-husband dilemma, today was given "a good chance to live." Confronted with the choice of two Navy men one just back from the "dead," the other his former shipmate their "wife" chose, instead, to gulp an over dose of a sleeping potion. As long as somebody has to be hurt," she told police, "it might as well be me. I didn't want to give either one of them up." Today, at Mission Emergency Hospital where physicians said she is recovering, she still faces a choice between: Chief Gunner's Mate Virgil Earlywine, 33, her first husband, who had been presumed lost with the Submarine Perch in the Java Sea in March, 1942, or: j Chief Petty Officer Robert E. Burnett, her second husband, former shipmate of the man who long ago had introduced him to the woman who is now their wife." The "Enoch Arden." after more than three years in a Jap prison at - Macassar, returned yesterday, Both men were at her bedside today, awaiting her choice. Lakeland Plans For State Park Special to The Timet Lakeland, Oct. 11. Lakeland is going ahead with a plan for a unique State park one calculated draw fishermen and tourists from the West Coast area to be built among dug and re-dug phosphate pits near here. Lakes formed between hills made by phosphate digging already are favorite spots of many fresh water fishermen. The plan is to connect these many lakes with canals, keep the water well- stocked with fish, and also offer boating facilities. The International Minerals and Chemical Corp., a phosphate com pany, has offered several thousand acres for the project. OP A Radio Ceiling Same as 1942 Price Washington, Oct. 11 (JP). New radio sets will sell for about the same as in 1942, OPA announced today. The agency granted price increases averaging about 12 percent to manufacturers. But it said that with few exceptions wholesalers and retailers would be required to absorb the increase. This means that distributors will not be permitted to charge the public more than top prices of three years ago. Banks to Observe Columbus Day Christopher Columbus will not be entirely ignored by Tampans on the 453rd anniversary of his discovery of America. Tomorrow, bank employes will observe the occasion by staying away from work and the Knights of Columbus will celebrate at a dance at Jesuit High School auditorium at 8:30 o'clock. But, excepting the banks, noth ing will be closed. ( Four As Prisoner Civilized of Japanese torture and sadism first members of the armed forces He is Mike Serra, Tampa corporal the Japs are civilized," he said. I saw too much in the 44 months I was a prisoner to make me believe otherwise." After leaving Plant High School in April, 1937, Serra, whose moth er, Mrs. Mary Serra, lives at 2505 uray St joined the Marines, tak ing his boot training at Parris Is land,, S. C .before going to Quan- tico, Va., for 18 months. It was early in 1939 that he went. to Ti entsin to serve as a guard at the American Embassy at Peking. Couldn't Believe Pearl Harbor. On the morning of Dec. 8. 1941. a radio broadcast told the Marines of the sneak attack the Japs had made on Pearl Harbor. "We didn't believe it was possible that Japan had actually attacked the United States," said Mike. "None of us wanted to believe it, I guess. At noon that day, though,- we were called together by our commanding officer and officially informed that it was true. "We were all ready to fight that is what we were trained for, so it came as a surprise when we received orders to lay down our arms; About an hour later, Jap soldiers surrounded the camp and confiscated our weapons and ammunition. There were only about 40 of us in camp at the time, the rest being on duty at the Embassy, except 'for 15 men at Chingwantao. These 15 did not want to surrender under any circumstances and had set up machine guns ready to start fighting. Col. W. W. Ashurst, commander of all Marines of the North China Forces, had to order them three times by radio not to resist "Some Cried Like Babies" "It was a really sad moment when the American flag in camp wes taken down," continued Mike. "Every man had tears in (See FREED TAMPAN Page 4) COP's Seek Patton For Congress Seat Los Angeles, Oct. 11 (JP). Gen eral Patton, recently relieved of his command of the U. S. Third Army, has been suggested by Republican leaders here as a possible candidate for Congress. "The General would be a real candidate and it would be wonderful if he could qualify and would be willing to run," Leo Anderson, chairman of the Republican State Central Committee, told a reporter. Sidney Hatch, vice president of a Republican committee named to seek a candidate to oppose Rep. Jerry Voorhis, Democrat, in the 12th Congressional District next year, said: "He would be a great candidate if we could get him, a very colorful figure and an able man." General Patton's residence is at San Marino, in the 12th District. His sister, Miss Anne Patton, said she didn't know whether the General is a Republican or Democrat. "I doubt that he is a mem ber of either party," she added. "He has been a soldier all his life and never took part in politics." PLYWOOD PLANT REOPENS Seattle, Oct. 11 (JP). Formed in solid ranks, a phalanz of about 160 determined CIO plywood workers today .shoved their way past some 100 AFL pickets to reopen the big United States Plywood Corp., only major lumber industry plant here employing CIO unionists. Soldiers Return Home to Average 200,000 a Month 400,000 to Be Left In Pacific Areas By End of March . Tokyo, Oct. 11 (JP). American GIs will be returned to the United States from the Pacific at the rate of more than 200,000 a month for the next six months, Allied Headquarters announced today, By the end of March a total of 1,250,000 men will have been re turned to the States, leaving ap proximately 400,000 men in the occupation forces and units man ning Army installations in the Pa cific theater. In Japan, four divisions (ap proximately 60,000 men) of com bat troops, air service troops and special occupation units will re main. The Pacific forces will in clude, 200,000 in Japan and Korea; 7000 in the Philippines and 36,000 in Okinawa and the rest of the Ryukyus islands. The rest of the 400,000 will be troops and service forces in Hawaii, the Marianas and other Pacific bases. Cut 30,000 Men General MacArthur estimated previously that 200,000 men would be needed for the occupation of Japan six months after surrender; todays announcement cuts that figure by the two divisions (approximately 30,000 men) which will be deployed to Korea from the total of 200,000 for the dual Korea-Japan occupation area. The mass movement from the Pacific will be handled through eight big processing centers at Honolulu, Okinawa, Saipan, Ta- cloban, Jinsen and Manila. Before any divisions are sent home the low point men will be screen ed out to remain with the occupation forces replacing high point men from the units in the field, General Headquarters said. Division Locations As of Jan. 1, the divisions in the Pacific will be located as follows: , On Japan, 11 divisions the 11th Airborne, First Cavalry, 77th, 81st, 25th, 97th, 32nd, 41st, 24th, 98th and 33rd. Korea, Seventh, 40th and Sixth. Philippines, 93rd, 96th and 86th. The divisions which will finally remain as occupation troops are the 11th Airborne, 24th, 25th, and First Cavalry on Japan; the Seventh and - Sixth divisions in Korea and the 86th in the Philippines. Headquarters said -the War De partment had made a vast amount of shipping available for. the mass return of troops. 100,000 to Leave CBI in November New Delhi, Oct. 11 (JP). U. S. Army officials estimated today that approximately 100,000 Amer ican troops who have been serving in the India-Burma theater either will be on the way home or awaiting shipment at replacement depots in India by the end of November. An additional 26,000 men will be broueht out of China bv air over the "Hump" during November. Beginning in December troops leaving China will depart through the port of Shanghai. Troops now are being trans ported from Karachi and Calcutta to the U. S. East Coast in ves sels with capacities ranging from 2000 to 5000 men each. The trip from Calcutta takes about 26 days. Only a relatively small number are going home by air. By the end of the year probably the only American soldiers remaining will be low-point men engaged in surplus disposal or other operations connected with the final closing out of U. S. op erations in India. Marines to Quell Chinese Fighting Tsingtao, China, Oct. 11 (JP). American Marines of the Sixth Division landed from' Seventh Fleet ships at this North China port today. They arrived on the heels of unconfirmed reports of sporadic fighting between Chinese Communist and Nationalist forces over who is to replace the Japa nese in authority. Mai. Gen. Keller E. Rockey, commanding the Third Amphibious Corps, said the role of the Leathernecks would be limited to assisting Chinese Nationalists in disarming the Japanese and protecting American lives and property. Tasco Plans Party For Retiring Officer Tampa Shipbuilding Co. offi cials today worked on arrangements for a farewell party to be given within the next few days for Capt. R. B. Daggett, supervisor of Navy shipbuilding at the yard, who will soon retire. There has been no announcement by the Navy of Captain Daggett's successor at Tasco. JUSTICE STONE IS 73 Washington, Oct. 11 (JP). Chief Justice Harlan Fiske Stone, 73 today, got a phone call this morning. It was President Truman wishing him a "happy birthday." Another Victim Of Crash Dies ft- ,s iWM- -JH n MISS LOLA J. FREELAND Miss Lola Jean Freeland, 21 passenger in an automobile-street car crash Sunday which cost the life of a high school student, died at Municipal Hospital this morn ing of injuries suffered in the collision. She was secretary of the Chil dren's Home, 3302 Florida Ave. Elmer Linn, 17, Plant student, a passenger in the automobile, was burned to death in a fire resulting from the crash and an inquest into his death will be held next Thurs day. Serafin Diaz, driver of the car, is in serious condition at Muni cipal. On his recovery, said police, he will be held pending outcome of an investigation. Miss Freeland had lived here 15 months. She is survived by her father, George W. Freeland, Tampa, her mother, Mrs. Lola F. Freeland, two grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Freeland and a sister, Mrs. Estelle Frazell, all of Beckley, W. Va., and a brother, Verne Lee, in the South Pacific. Chinese Factions Announce Accord In Agreement on Basic Principles Chungking, Oct. 11 (JP). Chi nese Nationalist and Communist negotiators for a unified China is sued a communique today agreeing upon basic principles of political peace in a nation split for i . ' i i . i r : .-. i . . - r aecaaes oy uiuouy ngiujng iui government control. The communique also set forth the negotiators' willingness to continue the talks which have been underway during a five-weeks- old truce in the fighting, and to submit complex military and political questions still unsettled to a military subcommittee and a broadly constituted political consultative council. The statement indicated the de termination of Nationalist Leader Chiang Kai-Shek to achieve "unity of political authority" immedi ately. Mao Tze-Tung, leader of the Communist forces, said the out look is optimistic" as he boarded a plane in Chungking to return to his headquarters at Yenan, Shensi Province. He conceded that some points remained to be settled, but he said this work could be done by the military committee and the political council. The communique originally was scheduled to be issued yesterday, China's big national holiday of the Double Ten, 10th day of the 10th month, but it was held up for a final, personal polishing by Mao and Chiang. Boston Cops Needed, Tobin Asks Release Boston, Oct. 11 (JP). Confronted with a rising tide of crime, Governor Maurice J. Tobin moved today for release of 300 Boston policemen from the armed services and suggested other communities needing police reinforcements take similar action. The Governor said he had requested the Police Commissioner of Boston to have ready by tonight complete military and vocational data on the more than 300 Boston policemen in the service. Equipped with this, Governor Tobin said, "I will immediately request the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy to release these men with the greatest possible dispatch." German Tells Court He Helped Jews Lueneburg, Germany, Oct. 11 (JP). Testimony of a 28-year-old Jewess that she was the only per son to emerge alive from the Oswiecim gas chambers was declared a lie today by Franz Hoesz-ler. Hoeszler told a British military court trying him and 44 others on war crimes charges, he nad saved several hundred persons from death, but that the Jewess, Sofia Litwinska, did not figure in the incident in which she por trayed herself in the leading role and that her testimony was otherwise garbled. Five Killed; Score Wounded: 90.000 n n. ' ii i I ooldiers Homeless Nearly All Military Installations Ruined On Southern Section New York, Oct. 11 (JP). John Adams, CBS correspondent, said in a broadcast from Manila today that 90,000 soldiers had been left without quarters, five killed and a score wounded in the typhoon which struck Okinawa island Tuesday. Several correspondents on the first plane to take off from Oki nawa since the storm reported "damage so great that, had it come a month earlier, it could well have changed the entire pattern of our occupation." One said "had inva sion of Japan been necessary, it might have been a major military disaster." "The southern part of the island took the worst beating, with nearly all Army and Navy installations destroyed," he quoted the corre- spondents as saying. "The wind mounted to 120 miles per hour when the wind gauge went out. Sheet metal roofs, tent floors and debris went sailing through the air, while down on Naha airstrip, all but two planes were damaged, some flipped on their backs, others with wings or tail fins or controls blown away. "No details were available on damage to Naval installations, but as the plane circled the island this morning, the correspondents could see many small cralt beached helter-skelter on the shore, and fears were expressed that Naval casual ties may run into several hundreds. "Also hard hit were some 500 Army nurses who were in a tran sient camp en route to Japan. Al though they suffered no casual ties, they lost their tents and many personal belongings, and were forced to ride out the worst of the storm crouching. in scores of ill-smelling native tombs, ancient stone sepulchres that dot the hill sides of the island." National Airliner Forced to Land Jacksonville, Oct. 11 (JP). Three passengers and the stewardess were slightly injured today, Na tional Air Lines announced, when its Flight 23, New York to Miami plane made an emergency landing about a mile south of the Banana River Naval Air Station, near Melbourne, Fla. The plane carried 13 passengers and a crew of three. Ten passengers continued their journey to Miami, nine of them aboard a relief plane which was flown from Jacksonville to pick them up. Another went by train. Miss Mary Purdy, stewardess, of Jacksonville, who suffered a broken arm; W. Wilfus, Newton, N. J., Jose Valaquez, Caracus, Venezuela, and Marshall Wayne, Miami, where at the Banana River Naval Dispensary for a checkup. It was the second emergency for National Airlines within a week. Last Friday one of its planes overshot the airport at Lakeland and fell into a lake. Two were killed. Officials said today these were the only fatali ties in over 170, 160,000,000 pas senger miles of flying over 11 years. First Fall Rain May Stop for Game The first Fall rain of the year, which brought Tampa one and a half inches of rain by 9 o'clock this morning, should let up in time for tonight's football game although skies will be cloudy through tomorrow, Meteorologist TaJbott said. Going so far as to offer hope that rain might cease before school children start home this afternoon, Mr. Talbott said the shower probably will brine the area its lowest afternoon maxi mum temperature of the season. Mercury in Tampa thermometers, however, will not drop much lower . tomorrow morning and should register near the 67-degree normal October minimum, he said. Burning Mines Threaten Homes Bonanza, Utah, Oct. 11 (INS). Miners of the model desert community of Bonanza were counting on dams today, to save their homes from lava-like melted gil-sonite flowing from a burning asphalt mine. The dams were hastily erected, after bonanza residents returned to the town several hours after the terrific explosion late Tuesday night. A partial evacuation had followed the blast. Flames continued to shoot skyward from 15, mine shafts, and residents of the town poured water on their homes throughout last night to prevent their igniting from the intense heat. ONE DAY TIRE RECAPPING AT HICKEY'S. 1105 FLORIDA. Adv.

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