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TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 1943 apolis, Portland, Ore,, Baltimore Philadelphia and Boston. Ina ddition, sales in all smal local markets will be covered* * # OPA explained the pi-ice controls will work at the various marketing points as follows: On futures: Ceiling prices will be the highest level at which each individual torn futures option sold Monday. On cash corn in the rccajt- iiized markets: Maximums will be the top prices for which No. 2 yelloir corn sold, Monday, with premiums or discounts above or btlow this price for every other grade reflectins the differences in sales prices which prevailed on that date. * * * If no sales were made Monday on any particular class or grade of corn the maximum will be determined by using as a base price the lushest price for the best grade of that class of corn which did sell in this market Monday. The differentinls which existed between the two classes and grades of corn on the most recent day on which bolh sold in ihat market then will be added to or subtracted from the base price. On cash corn in the local markets: Ceiling prices will be alternatively: (1) The maximum prices at which the seller did business during the five-day period between January 8 to 12 or (2) the highest price at which the seller offered during the same period or (3) the maximum price during the period at the nearest recognized grain market which "is a source of supply, plus the charge at the carload rail rale from the recognized market to the local market. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Dr. Kelly, 84, World Famed Authority in Medicine, Succumbs BALTIMORE, Mel., (P)_ Dr. Howard Atwood Kelly, 84, internationally known medical authority, and member of the "Big Four'' ot 'the original Johns Hopkins Medical school faculty, died Tuesday after a brief illness. He was known chiefly Sri his profession as a surgeon of the abdominal region and when he was but 28 years old became pro- lessor dt gynecology and obstetrics in Johns Hopkins which was then organizing. END FIRST AID COURSE stu- GARNER-- Eighth grade dents in the Garner schools have completed the junior who first aid course given under the direction of the local chapter of the American' Red Cross are: Dean Tompkins. C. N. Housch, Donna Lou Bethke, Jackie Elling. Ronald Halverson. John Kites.' L o i s Dankbar, Pattie Phillips, Blanche --- Nedved, Lindy Lehman, Alvin Kalter, Bob Johnson, Helen Jacobson. Rose Ann RciniK. Tommy R. Romp, Bill Schneider, Jack Steinberg, R u t h Stokesbary, Albert E. Allman, Leona Stotf. June Stille, Donald Babcock, Edward Schmidt, Lorraine Rice, Lguise Jones, Janet Lee, Emery Schroeder, James Meyer, Ang'eline Tsoblc, Dean A. Johanson. Richard E. Raw. VirgiL Eness and Dolores Armstrong. Why Be Troubled By Wartime Constipation? Avoid one of the common causes--fact of "bulk" 1 . No wonder so manv : folks feel "all done In" these war clays! It's ;the way we live -- flongcr hours, harder j work, irregular eatiiiR I habits. And in this · hurlj'-burly.meals are 1 apt to be rushed, ira- 'properly balanced -and the Important matter of "bulk" overlooked. What a difference celling enough "bulk" might make! For lack ot it is one of the common causes of constipation. In -SUCH cases, medicinal laxatives are only "makeshift" remedies: they don't correct the cause! But eating HTLLOCO'S ALL-SUM; regularly and drinking plenty of u-.itcr can prcrcnt or overcome this trouble. For this delicious cereal supplies the necessary "bulk." Start eatinc M.I.-BIIA!.- today. *LL-BRAN is made by Kelloze's tn Battle Creek, Blazing Battles Made History ''' " *' *' : ·»' ··' -.' :'.t .-:,' ft j'r _-'- -'· ·* ..'- .-- -·- ... HEROIC ACTIONS OF MEN TOLD Eye-Witness Account of Hornet Is Released (The United Press war correspondent ivho wrote the following dispatch has been compelled by reasons of military security enforced by naval censorship, to suppress one of the best stories of the Pacific war since Oct. 26. On that date, he witnessed (he death of the aircraft carrier Hornet, and now. with official permission, describes it.) By CHARLES P. ARNOT United Press Staff Correspondent HEADQUARTERS. U N IT F D ;TATES FLEET, PEARL HARBOR, --UB)--A seaman, lying on the blistering deck of the cripplec aircraft carrier Hornet as enemy planes shrieked down, tried to -·limb'off his stretcher "to have another shot at the Japs." A man with a broken back tried io refuse a surgeon's care so his buddy could be treated first. Four men ran to throw a blazing, bone-searing incendiary bomb off the deck. Men rammed powder into almost red hot guns with their bare hands when the automatic controls, were knocked out. * * * Those are a few of the scores of incidents that made American heroes and American history when the 11 United States warships, whose names were made public Tuesday, were sunk in the South Pacific last fall, all fighting to the last. * * ¥ I was with the flccf. I saw the hit that crippled the Hornet, anc I heard at first hand the stories o officers and men in all four engagements concerned. Japan paid a price for those ships which her navy should never forget. The score was: Hornet--Sunk in the battle ,,,. Santa Cruz Oct. 2G. Japan paic with a large aircraft carrier damaged and probably sunk and two cruisers and three destroyers sunk by the Hornet's planes. Cruisers Atlanta and Juneau destroyers Laffey. Cushing, Mons- sen and Barton--Japan paid with me battleship, three heavy and two light cruisers and five destroyers sunk. Destroyers Preston, Walker and ienham--Japan paid with one battleship, three large cruisers and one destroyer sunk. Cruiser Northampton _ Japan mid with nine ships which tried o land men and supplies on Guadalcanal island. Japan lost at least 25 warships, possibly a big carrier and at least 125 planes for our 11 ships and unspecified number of planes. * * ¥ The ships which we sank car- icd to their deaths thousands ot Japanese troops and seamen. The ctions staved off two big attempts o. recapture Guadalcanal. From a battleship which alone hot down 32 planes I watched the battle of Santa Cruz. Oct. 26 in -.-Inch the Hornet was the victim a mad aerial attack. Our destroyers sank the Hornet f!er two Japanese attacks had iddled her with bombs. From my observation post I saw he Japanese planes shriek down. The Hornet had sent out its planes o bomb a Japanese task force 00 odd miles to the north. They leavily damaged at least two ruisers and three destroyers in ddition to planting four to six ,000 pound bomhs on a new oir- raft carrier ot the Zuikaku class, USE 666 TABLETS. SALVE. NOSE DROPS W. H. Potts Jewelry AUCTION ENDS Saturday Night Yes . . . the Auction Sole now going on ot the W. H. Potti store will posi- Vl' 1 * END Soturdoy night, Januory 16. Then we'll hove to say, "Goodbye everybody," as thij 48-year-old itore will be CLOSED FOREVER. Everything mgst be sold this week. Auction ot 2 p. m. and 7:30 p. m. doily. Greater bargains every day. Don't mill the whirlwind finish! W.H. Potts, Jeweler AIRCRAFT CARRIER HORNET 17,000 tons or larger. It was a raging furnace when they lelt it. * * * But the Japanese were send- ine wave upon wave of dive' bombers and torpedo planes against the Ilornet and its escort. American fighter planes and the anti-aircraft guns shot down many of them, but Ihe remainder dived on through a hell of fire. Our ship was several thousand yards from the Hornet. It was 9:55 a. m. Singly, in pairs, in threes and fours, at least 40 Japanese planes hurtled down on the Hornet, coming out of the sun through low scattered clouds. They were almost on the ship before the gunners could spot them. The Hornet twisted, circled, to no avail. I saw a sudden cloud of smoke. flash and a "There goes the Hornet," an officer said. I told him he was too pessimistic. But the big carrier began spouting heavy black smoke. We were not yet under- attack, but we had to protect another of our carriers, and ive steamed away at high speed from the Hornet and its escorts. * * * As we left I saw a Japanese plane crash on the Hornet's flisht deck. Two others crashed later. I saw the Hornet listing to, port, smoking fiercely. One bomb had landed near its stack and its power supply was diminishing rapidly. I knew the ship had suffered badly but my hopes rose during- the afternoon when I was told it would be able to receive some of its own planes, which had been out fightine. ff _y_ .,. The first attack lasted nearly lalf an hour. Then came a five lour lull during which the heroic crew got the fires under control. All the wounded were transferred to other ships. There was hope that the Hornet :ould get entirely out of the combat zone but the Japanese planes came back--horizontal bombers and torpedo planes. Torpedoes hit. The Hornet was past salvage. Despite the fatal damage, casualties were relatively light and many officers and men of the rfornet watched as the destroyers steamed up and shelled it to death. Lieut. Comdr. L. L. Bean. Santa Ana, Cat., surgeon of the Hornet, told some of the stories ot heroism. "She was game u, i ne end." he said. "She took it like a lady. I was Jiot the only one with tears in my eyes when she rolled over and slipped under the water. * * * "I have spent years practicing medicine and I have seen some examples of courage and sacrifice. ^amijies 01 courage and sacrifice, num nncl Bailey c rcu7 fm- 1 *TM2L S TM 3 2* lo ^ tc " l » ose f momhs Ba ' Iey Clrcus tor he Hornet. The men never lost hope or courage." The Atlanta. Juneau and the de- troyers Latfey, Gushing. Monsen and Barton were casualties of he 45 minute "bar room fight with the lights out" night battle in the early morning hours of Nov. 13 just below Savo island, w i f h i n gunshot of the place where the cruisers Quincy. Astoria and Vincennes went down Aug. 9. in [he first phase of four Solomons oflcn- ?ivc. That was when the United States and Japanese ships stood muzzle to muzzle-- and the Japanese ran. * ¥ * The battered Atlanta was sunk by American torpedoes 15 hours after the baltlc. Her pow- er was gone and she could not be repaired on the spot. * * * The Juneau, sister ship of the Atlanta, xvas damaged in the action. It was steaming toward base when an explosion sent it to the bottom. "It just happened all at once and the Juneau was gone," an officer who watched from a nearby cruiser told me. PETRILLO HEARD BY COMMITTEE Declares Musicians Only Want More Work WASHINGTON. (U.R)_Bespec- taclcd James Caesar Petrillo. who for more than five months has prohibited members of the American Federation of Musicians from can Federation of Musicians from ?,? ff sector. 23 miles northwest making recordings. stubbornly ., blg Ja P a "ese base at Akyab, told an angry senate investigating whev ; other British troops were r n i r t m i M n o T 1 ..^^,]-., *l»* _ n .. I'CPOrtcd b a t t l i n g \\-\F- o n n m v bet he wouldn't committee Tuesday that all musicians want is "more work."' "There's no use neatinjc around the bush," he declared. "We want more work. We're the only labor organization that's making the machine that is dcstroyinc it." ''If the ice man had had something to do with the making of a Frigidairc, I'll · · · have made it.' "What do you want, PetriHo''" Senator Burton K. Wheeler. D., Mont, demanded angrily. "Who do you want it for?" "We want to be fair."' "Everyone wants to be f a i r " Wheeler retorted. "Like everyone wants peace." Committee members repeatedly ;ked on what terms Pctrillo's union would agree tn resume plnying for transcriptions and recordings but the witness refused direct answers. "We want more work and record- 12 EAST STATE STREET MASON CITY '/ HAV£ THE TOWmeST "I won't make any more ings," he repeated. The whole problem, he said, can be worked out when the broadcasting. a n d recording companies and the union sit down around a conference table and make a deal. "Don't forget there is a man in this country named Mr. John Q Public." Senator Charles W. To- bcy. R., i\r. f[,. shouted. "We're representing him."' ·'Senator." Pclrillo replied. "I didn't know this committee would want to sit down with us around a table.'' As an example of widespread unemployment among musicians, Petrillo cited the case ot 40 musicians who have been striking against Ringling Brothers Bar- six "Are they walking the streets'"' asked Senator D. Worth Clark, D., Iowa. "Aren't they in defense industries?" "They don't want to go into defense industries." Petrillo answered. They want to be musicians-" "So do I," said Clark. "I don't want to be a senator.'' - Petrillo said he was not against amateur musicians, except when they take jobs away from professionals. He said many a lime as ;t boy he hart Bone away from c o n c e r t s "broken hearted" because the union wouldn't let him play. "What is your instrument'.'" Ciark asked. "The trumpet/' Petrillo replied. "Very quiet." Earlier, Petrillo read the committee a brief statement in which he urged the senators to LEASED TO ARMY UP}--The northwest quarter of the municipal airport, including the nati'mnl fiuard hangar, to the U. S. army for "storage and military purposes." Japs Stiffen Resistance in Burma Sector By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Field Marshal Sir Archibald P. Wavell's British imperial legions tlrving back into Burma from India were, reported meeting stiffened Japanese resistance Tuesday, while elsewhere in the Pacific conflict Australian warplanos were credited with probably sinking a Japanese cruiser or a light destroyer. A brief communique from British headquarters in India said General Wavell's columns met ''strong" Japanese defenses in their thrust down the Mayu peninsula along the Bay of Bengal. The communique said there was no important change in the Rathe- daung sector. 25 miles northwest ·eportcd battling the enemy. RAF planes engaged in a concerted "softening up" campaign against Japanese military targets in Burma were reported striking in widespread attacks, blasting enemy rail and water communications. JAP FLAKE LOSSES IX SOLOMONS TOTAL 680 In the Solomon islands, a navy bulletin reported, American flyers shot down four out of 12 Japanese zero fighters Monday when the enemy attacked a flight of U. S. dive bombers escorted by wildcat fighters between Santa Isabel and New Georgia islands. Altogether, the Japanese have now lost SEO planes in the Solomons campaign, the navy said. The navy said another force of American, marauder bombers, escorted by niracobra fighters' attacked Japanese positions at Munda. 130 miles north or American-defended Guadalcanal, where the, enemy has been building a new air field under repeated assaults by U. S. airmen. JAPS TRY TO INCREASE LAGGING WAR OUTPUT Meanwhile, the Japanese gov- .ernment invoked the prestige of Emperor Hirohito in an attempt to step up Japan's lagging war production and offset the gigantic output of American supplies as disclosed by President Roosevelt. A Tokio broadcast said the mi- kado planned to send imperial aides-de-camp to scrutinize the nation's war foundries, and Premier Gen. Hidcki Tojo called on the workers to "set his imperial majesty's mind at rest . . . by exerting every effort." ALLIED PLANES HAMMER AT JAPANESE ARMADA In the southwest Pacific, allied headquarters declared that Australian flyers, hammering away at a big Japanese armada reported massing in New Britain waters, scored a direct torpedo-hit amidships on a Japanese warship off Gasmata. 'The ship was not visible at daybreak and is believed to have sunk during the night," n com- munique said. MOVE LINES CLOSER AROUND SANANANDA On the New Guinea front, American and Australian troops were reported movinc their lines ever closer around the survivors of a 15.000 man Japanese force trapped at Sanananda Point. Report Cross Country i- Glider Trip Is Cold but tor the mg--and it's always cold. That was the opinion of Stanley R. Corcoran of Lockport. 111., and Ben Kunz of Denver, who resumed city Tuesday their Lockport-lo-Denver f f U ^ ; . _ n . . _ . - - y e r o c p o r - o - e n v e , a PP rovc , d(lleasc of the journey alter an overnight rest i st minrf«t t\f tiir* m i m i n i n ^ t *-\ i._Omaha. Buy War Savinjr* Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. AIR YA LISTENIN? Grade Buys a Knowledge Book There's no rationing of fun and laughter, 'thank goodness. We can continue to enjoy the nitwittiness of George Burns and Grade Allen, Tuesday night at 8 o'clock on KGLO " " · al ? d Columbia. This famous duo "1 still reigns as the top man-and- woman team on the air. This finie, it seems that Gracie falls for a book peddler's sales lingo. She buys one of those knowledge books and thereby incurs George's ire. The pay-off comes when George goes and--but that's telling too much. Better listen--just for. fun. * * * Farm Mobilization President Roosevelt's message to farmers on the occasion of Farm Mobilization Day" will be one of the features o£ KGLO's rebroadcast program Tuesday night at 9. It was originally broadcast on KGLO-CBS Tuesday at 3. The chief executive's message will be :ead by OES Director Byrnes. Others to be.heard on the rebroadcast are: Agriculture Secretary Wickard, Soviet Ambassador Litvinov and British Food Minister Lord Woolton. These key men in the United Nations' Food council will call for increased farm production. Others besides those above will be heard on the program. A farm woman whose son is in service will talk. KGLO will present the rebroadcast at 9 Tuesday night, so that farmers working in the afternoon may hear the mobilization program. * * * Here's War Drama' Quentin Reynolds' "Only the Stars Are Neutral," a dramatic story of British courage under fire, will be presented on the "Treasury Star Parade" on KGLO at 9:45. Central figure in the play is a British Broadcasting corporation secretary whose husband is killed' in RAF action. Her acceptance of the loss and her will to keep working provide the theme. GRACIE ALLEN JAQQ K I L O C Y C L E S 4:00 ::«! «:** !i:oa S:*5 6:011 fi:4,7 7:041 1:311 7:4.1 X:IH» H::iO 9:UO 3::ill 9:1.1 1U:XI J0;2fl 10:31) 11:011 I:tB 1I::IO 11:00 Tuesday P. M. MAllb*r Are Vga- · Genius? CBS Ben Berntfr. Wrijley Gum, CBS Troubadours. CBS Symphonic Swing Olii, Coeltio's Songs. CBS The World Today. CBS New* of Ihe Nation, P. G. K. Harry James. Chesterfields. CBS KGLO Forum Hoars A lit Ad Sports Camera Let'.i Pretend. CBS Eventide Echoes Sew* of the W o r l d Burn* and Allen, Swan Soan, CBS Suspense. CBS Farm M o b i l i z a t i o n Day Public Affairs. CBS Treasury Star Parade ·Evening New* Roundup, First, National Bank Guy I.ombardo'3 Orchestra. CBS Carmen Cavallato's Orchestra. CBS Press'News, CBS Glen Gray's Orchestra, CBS Eddie Fen's Orchestra, CBS Press News, CBS iziu-j sijD Off Wednesday, Jan. 13 B:«l D»vrn p.lrol. i n c l u d i n t Markets *T:l.» Morning .Vens Roundup, (jlabe-Ga- zetle 7;UO Curia Producli Program 7:l~» Bible Broadcast. Radio Chapel :::» Keep Time u-ilh Damon's S:15 Today hi Osa:e 8:1.-. Morninr Bf»le Hour. Kei- Mr Vrincfe !M Clear I.akr on (he Air !:l.- Morning Concert S.-30 Cheerful Little Ejrful, Tidy Home Product* 9:13 !":i r j"'° f '' Children, Wonder Bread. CBS 10:00 .\ers DI.esC. Jacob E. Pecker and son* 111:13 1F«IU Time 1U:M M e e l tile Band ' 10:13 jl°m« Town Ncirf, Iowa S h o e 11:00 Kate Smith Sceaks. General Food!. ":!.- Utrrtcrr Mtlody Came I 1 SOT Farm Front. Includinr Marlctti 12:1.1 Hits and Bits i-i : 'j- v T °?t P ** e *" e *". Moreain Feeds !r,!*^ ?.°iTM Ame 'i"n Acelaent Insurance H:.i» Mid-day Review 1:0(1 V °" nt Dr - M«l«ne. General Foodl. CBS 1:13 Accent on Music l:-M \Ve Love and Learn. General Foods. 1:43 Caesar Ptlrillo', Orcieslra, CBS iLlm American Spiril ":!."! Centres* on Industrial Health CBS Z::m School a! the Air. CBS :'.;l!li PresH New\. CBS X-.I-, ilrecn V a l l e y . V. S. A.. CBS j! -M Columbia Cnonlr.v Journal. CBS ·· »· Mountain Music. CBS ·I nil MaHbae. I "I Are You * Geniiu? CRS - Ii S C " "*""*· Wrifler Gum. CBS ·· IHI Tea Til.ic T u n e s ~ :lu L r . S. Kmjiloymenl 5«rvic0 3 II The World Today. CBS " (in New* of the Nation, p. (7. jc. r. f TM 2% r i r £ Jlni "- Chesterfields, CBs" fi an KOLO Forum « tn Hours Ahead K 1.1 Sports Camera I II" Nelson Eddy. Old Coldi. CBS ; 3D Dr. Chrljlian. Ciejcbrou«b, CBS ~ J5 I n t e r l u d e 8 00 Mayor ot Ihe Town, L.rer Bros, CBS « 30 Bijf Sister. Ltrer Bros. CBs '· 00 Crtjl Moments in Music, Celancie, 9 :tl» The Man Behind the Gun. CB3 HI no Eveninj- .Ve«-« Koundun III 2i Oziie Neljon'. Orchestra 111 31) (To He A n n o u n c e d ! CDS "' «1 Tress Xeic.i. CBS ws. 111 Borbr Sherirood-s Orchestra. CBS l - . J I -Neil nondslm'5 Orchestra UBS Kim rrs«, ,Ve«-5, CBS -i:or, ,sisn Off NRC K f . l t NF.TWORK IIH» K i l o c y c l e . TL'ESIIAV CVCNINi; B:0fl Sundown Serenade 6:13 News ot the World G:« Answer Man 7:0") Johnny Presents »:50 Treasure Chest SiOO Battle of the Sc\c« S:M Fibber McGcc and "Molly nail" Rob Hope 5:30 Red skclton 10:00 Victory Tune Time 10:15 News 10:45 Memorable Mu*ic 11:00 Socak Up tor Democracy ll:l:i Roy Shield and Company 11:3(1 News ll:« Music: War News 12:00 Swing Shift Matinee 12:30 Sign Off WEDNESDAY MORNING 5:30 Srtm Morris 3:« Pop Stover's GSIIR 17:00 Ifenvcn flml Hciinc li:l.- Familiar Melodies fi:30 Farm News fi:iri Jerry and Zclda 7:00 .Vcws 7:l."t Time to Shmc 7:30 News 7:»r. Uncle Slan RlOO Edilh Dunham Wrbhcr R:l.*i Au.'tin at Ihe Organ S:no Cliff and Helen fi:4,i Aunt Jenny 5:00 Jerry and Zclda 9:15 O'Neills 9:30 Kelp Male 9:4" t,onc Journey 10:K1 Road of Life 10:13 Vic anr! Sadc 10:30 Snow Village 10-.4S David Hartim 11:00 Judy and Jant 11:13 Borderland Buckaroos Music by James FIND 2 DEAD IN TOURIST CABIN Officers Make Chemical Analysis in Inquiry IOWA CITY, WJ--Results of a chemical analysis were expected Tuesday possibly to throw some light on the cause of the sudden death of Randall Hansen. 27, ot Davenport, and Darlene DeMuel- enacre, 21, of Brooklyn, Iowa, in a cabin near here. Hansen was an SUI college of medicine senior, and Miss De- Muelenaere was a graduate nurse. * * * Bodies or the two were found Monday afternoon after a cabin camp attendant became alarmed and c a l l e d Johnson County Sheriff Preston K o s e r after many hours passed with no sign of life ill the cabin which the pair engaged at 1:30 a. m. Sunday. ¥ * * An autopsy performed Monday night by Dr. Frank L. Love, coroner, failed to disclose the cause of death, he said, and Sheriff Koser added that an investigation failed to show by what means the couple had died. Sheriff Koser and Coroner Lova gave this report on the deaths: The bodies, both badly deteriorated, were found on the bed in the cabin. A small gas stove was burning on the floor and heat within the small structure was intense. The bodies were blistered and almost unrecognizable, apparently from effects of the heat. Their condition made it impossible to fix the time of death \vith any accuracy. There were no wounds or bruises on the bodies and there was no sign 'of violence, struggle nor of "outside interference.". No notes were left. Identification of Hansen, who was married, .was by fellow students. Miss DC Muclenaere's body was identified by her parents. Hansen was president of the junior class in the college of medicine last year. -- -. at 6:15 p. m. Harry, his trumpet, the Music Makers, Helen Forrest and Johnny McAfee make up the glittering musical array. * * * KGLO in Service A service roll lias been added to KGLO's offices in the form of a handsome plaque in walnut and metal. The eight men who hove entered the army or navy from KGLO are listed: Douglas Glenn Wright , Sherwin Ray Jewett James Woods Kenneth Kcw^- H. B. Hook Wayne ' Damon.Eckles Hutchinson Incidentally, the plaque allows for more names--and there probably will be more added before it's over. R. W. I,. To Represent Library Group Mrs. J. Curtis Amen, of Mason City, will speak 011 the KGI.O Forum Tuesday at 6:30 p. m. She appears in behalf of the "Friends of Libraries." ^ owa " Honored'for PW flnmpa Air CW *JUinea AH SOMEWHERE IN AUSTRALIA. (#)_Major Alexander G. Evanoff of Keystone, Iowa, is among 13 war heroes who are wearing decorations awarded them by Lieut. Gen. George C. Kenney, commander of allied air forces in the southwest Pacific area. Major Evanoff--a captain at the time of his exploit--piloted n B-25 bomber on a particularly daring raid over Salamaua, New Guinea, June 25. After dropping demolition and incendiary bombs, he flew over the area three times at tree-top' level and strafed enemy positions, despite intense anti-aircraft lire and bad weather. He received a silver star. SEEK FUEL CONSERVATION B O S T O N , (^--Massachusetts and Rhode Island governors moved Tuesday to inaugurate a five-day week in non-war business activities to help conserve fuel. tot · In MR (Nature's Remedy) Tablets. (here are no chemicals, no minerals, no phenol derivatives. NR Tablets are dif- ferent--erf different. Purely rentable--a combination of 10 vegetable ingredients formulated over 50 years ago. Uncoated or candy coated, their action is dependable, thorough, yet gentle, as mil- lionsof NR'sbaveproved. Gcta JOiCon- vincer Box. Larger economy sizes, too. INTERRUPTS BLACKOUT SHREVEPORT, La., f/P)--A cat- and-doj; fight caused the only interruption during the city's first blackout test. Chased by the tog, the cat jumped on to a filling sta- lion roof and then down on an electric light cord and illuminated j the premises. i VISIT OUR JANUARY CLEARANCE If We Can Save You Enough to Buy Bonds and Pay Your Victory Tax, We Will Feel We Have Had a Par! in Licking the Fuehrer.

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