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Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, March 17, 1944
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Hogs Continue Up, Active 1--i^»i i -*^ .,-CATTLE MART FULLY STEADY Topof$l4.35Paidr Receipts Curtailed Chicago, 0P)--Hog prices con tinued upward Friday in a strong active market. The general catt] market was fully steady and ac live. Lambs cleared in early trade topping at $16.35. Daily curtailment of hog re ceipts are forcing prices upwar and Friday's top of $14.45 wa only 30 cents below the ceilin price set by the government. (WFA)--Salable hogs 9,000; to tal 21,000; market generally stead 10 strong, close fairly active; gooi and choice 190 to 350 Ibs.. $14.2 to S14.40, top §14.45 sparingly good and choice IfiO to 190 Ibs S13.50 to 514.30; good and choic 350 to 550 Ib. sows $13.65 to 513.90 choice light weights to $14; goo clearance. Salable cattle 1,000; salabl salves 500; general market full; steady, active; cows about stead with Thursday's decline; choic 1,280 Ib. steers topped at ?17; few. loads and small packages $13 t $16; all well-finished steers wer on eastern order buyers accoun not enough heifers here to mak a market; cutter cows $8.25 down with strong weights $8.50 an $8.75, these of common beef co\ type; few beef cows above $11.Si but strictly good kind still in de mand at $13 upward; practical to heavy sausage bulls $11.75, wit heavy fat bulls up to $12.75 an better, demand for heavy bulls ex ceeding available supply; light an medium weight bulls $9.50 t $10.75; meagre supply vealers lull steady at $13 to $15.50, mostly $1 to S15.50; very few stock cattl available here this week. Salable sheep 3,500; total 4,000 active, complete early clearance market about steady; good an choice 87 to 114 Ib. fed woole western lambs $16.25 to mostly $16.35 to packers and shippers; 'loads largely good lambs $16 t $16.15; some common to medium wooled lambs $13.75 to $14.75; few cull and common slaughter ewe 57.25. , Local Livestock HOGS S1ASON CITY--For Friday 10 cents liiKher. Good light lights · I-JO-150 S 9.00 Good light lights 150-160*10.00 Good light lights 160-170 Sll.OO Good light lights 170-180512.00 Good light lights 180-200 513.00 Good light lights 200-225 S13.50 Good med. wt. butchers .. 220-240 SI3.50 Good med. \vt. butchers .. 240-270 $13.50 Good iQed. wt. butchers .. 270-300 513.50 Good med. wt. butchers .. 300-330 513.50 Good med. wt. butchers .. 330-360 $13.25 Good packing sows 270-300 S12.75 Good sows 300-330 SI3.75 Good sows 330-360 SI2.75 Good sows 360-400 S12.75 Good sows MO-450 S12.65 Good sows 450-500 ?12.55 Doe to exeeuire run of »»fs, plus* call the plant before dellTerix maj Sots. JACOB E. DECREE it SONS. CATTLE MASON CITY--For Friday Choice steers and nelfen .. SH.00-15.00 Gooa steers and belfers .... $150-1X50 Med. Bleers and hellers ... SIO-OO-IIJO Com. cteers and heifers ... s 8.00* 8.50 Cows, dry fed S 8^0-9.00 Com. cows S 7JO-8.00 Butcher bulls $ Bolojna buiu « 8.00-9.00 Bologna bulls, light $ 7.00- g.00 g" lteri * 6.80-7.00 Carrnm, heavy S 5.00-S 00 Carmen, light * 4.00-SJW S£ncy Mlect calves S12.00-13.00 Calves, jd. to choice 130-190 $11.00-12,00 Calves, fair to good 130-190 t 9.WMO.OO Calves, common to fair * 7 50-8.50 Calves, cull »4.00d-wn SHEEP . MASON CITY--For Friday Genuine sp. lambs, gd. to ch. 514.00-13.00 p- SS""' £l to ^ wa.oo-i4.oo *^ 004 to cholce - * 5.00-6.00 ewes » 1.00-1.00 Buck * t .75-I.EO BABY CHICKS BEMIS HATCHERY Ph. 3498 917 N Georgia Midwest Livestock Charles Gty News Trend AlbertLu Minn. -·-..- Steady to Good Butchers-- lOc higher 140-150 Ibs. S10.05 150-1SO Ibs. $1095 160-170 Ibs. *113i 170-180 Ibs. Jiiss 180-200 Ibs J 1260 MO-220 IBS $1350 220-240 ibs $1350 240-270 Ibs »13.M 270-300 Ibs 300-330 Ibs $1340 330-360 Ibs JlJ.15 Good Packing Sows--* 210-300 Ibs 300-330 Ibs 330-360 Ibs $1260 360-400 Ibs ,1250 400-430 Ib Jij40 450-500 Ibs I.) Ji2 JJ 500-530 Ib! »IZ!M' (FRIDAY'S PRICES) Austin Mton. Steady S 9.60 S10.M $11.10 $11.80 SI2.20 513.40 S13.40 $13.40 S13.40 S13.W S13.15 513.50 $12.50 $12.50 112.50 512.40 S12.30 Waterloo Steady 911.55 $12.29 213.03 S13.5S SI3.55 $13.95 513.55 S13.S5 513.30 912. S3 . S12.85 S12.7S $12.63 S 12.55 Cedar Rapid* Steady 111. 85 $12.15 S13.25 $43.60 $13.60 II3.CO S13.50 $13.50 $13-5 $12.75 $13.79 $12.75 512.85 S1J.55 $13.43 RYE LOWER AS SALES MOUNT Only Small Amounts to Be Used for Alcohol Chicago, (£) -- Disappointmei over the amount of rye whjc will be used in the industrial a cohol program caused selling o that grain Friday, unsettling othe cereals. Offerings were modera at the start but picked up as th session progressed and rye drop ped about a cent. Other grain were fractionally lower. Adding to the bearish attitud was a report by Modern Miller, trade publication, that weathe conditions have seldom been a favorable for the winter whe crop' DS in the last 2 months. Th publication asserted, "grain seet in the dust last fall has gennina ed and reports indicate there wi be less abandoned acreage tha anticipated on Dec. 1, 1943." At the close wheat was un changed to 3s lower, May $1.7 oats were off ,(,-%, May 81'. rye was down Vt-l cent, Ma $1.29/4-%, and barley was ", lower to U higher, May $1.26. CHICAGO CASH GRAIN (Cblcno Mirktt) Chieaio, iff")--Wheat., none. Barley, malting $1.25(11.44.U nOirjinl feed fl.lSfHl.32',-, nominal. Field seed p«r 1M !bs.. timothy S5.75 S6 nominal; red top $K@$ia liomlm ed clover $31.50 nominal; sweet clov ilo.50 nominal. Mason City Grain MASON CITY--For Fridaj Vo. 2 white oau 70t Vo. 2 shelled corn (151,2% moisture) $1.0: Vo. 2 ear com (15% moisture) 88 To. 2 soybeans $l arley ,,.... 75 C .$. CHICAGO GBAI.V CLOSE Chlc*f« M»rket) Chic»ro, I4*i-- ·HEAT-- lay ...... uly ...... cpt ....... ec. ...... ATS-- fay ...... uly ...... Btpt ....... ec. ...... YE-lay ...... uly ...... enf. ...... ec. ...... ARLEY-y ...... High ..Sl.72'1 ... 1.6,'P. .- 1.66!= .74 ', . . . 1.291 Sept. . . 1.16!. 1-tMV SI.7H1 l.GB'. 1.B6H 1.29(4 1.23V* . 1.21 Cine S1.72 1.00V 1.6H. 1.66? . .78'. .74? .74V ' 1.39 l-2B 1.26' 1.26 1.21 Miscellaneous CHICAGO POTATOES (Chlc«t« Market) CSicifo, .!--(WFA)--Potatoes, arriv- s 1; on track isi; total U. S. ship- cnts 1.051; supplies rather light; f o r H?I B i lsse ' s demand good, market gntly stronger: for northern stock de- and fair, market lirm for best Quality =i~ Russet Burbanks U. s. No I .J-aa; Minnesota and North Dakota Triumphs Commercials 51.7562 10 - Ohios Commercials 53.S5S280 obDIers Commercials $2.05: Wllcorxir hippewas good qualily $2.10; Florfd: "***"* Hides AUCTION SALE MONDAY, MARCH 2O at the LUND SALES BARN -rt from killers to (he best " "rmvs ^'oir s al~ a*"'- anyth j"« ·*-"» s "*""*'" **ii «uc *_»r*junn Mason City Auction Co. 4^iTMt.l_._ n-,*·** . _ ^^ ^^ "SI -PHONE - Residence. 4751W H. CARTHRIGHT. Maiurc'c RAILS CLIMB IN STOCK TRADE Many Other Leaders Unable to Make Grade New York, (/P)--Rails overrode profit taking in Friday's stock market and climbed to their best average level since 1937 but many leaders elsewhere were unable to make the grade. The transport section slipped with the rest after a fairly steady opening although it soon righted itself under supporting bids. Recent strong industrials, led by steels, backed away fractions to a point or so but extreme losses were reduced or cancelled near the close. Encouraging was the tapering of volume on the development of irregularity. Transfers of around 1,200,000 shares compared with 1,593,665 the day before. It was the llth million- share session this year. Bullish contingents still were buoyed by the revival of investment confidence attributed partly to the political outlook, earnings and war optimism. Many customers, however, cashed in on the idea a technical relapse was a possibility. Produce (Merchant Quotations) (Cash Quotations by E. G. Morse) MASON CITY--For Friday Eggs, current receipts 29c Springs, heavy breeds 24c Leghorn springs, 2 Ibs. over 21c Heavy hens 21c Sens, under 4 Ibs. I8c -ocks, heavy I7c Cocks, Leghorns 15c All No. 2 Poultry 4 cents less Sggs, at retail 38c 3utter, Iowa State Brand «c Jutter, Corn Country 4Sc Butter. BrookGeld 49c NEW YORK PRODUCE (Chlcxa Market) New Icrk, H',--Egss 23.547: eass ; . Curent general wholesale selling prices fol- oiv. Mixed colors, special No. 1 to No. 4, 7 Ibs. and over 36S36iic: 45 Ibs. aver- ee 35335!ic; extra No. 1 to No. 2. 43 bs. and over 3353o',ic: 45 Ibs. average *S34*ic; extra medium 40 Ibs. average Oi)31c; extra pullets 33-37 Ibs.. 27c; urrent receipts 43 Ibi. ax-erase 32332!'«c: dirties 43 IDS.. 31*«c: checks 31c. gutter 933.205; firm prices unchanged no quotations. H, FOX DIES AT OAKWOOD HOME Services Saturday at Home; Burial at Nashua Charles City--Funeral service will be held Saturday at 2:30 p m., for Harry B. Fox, 55, who die at his home at Oakwood late Wed nesday night, after an illness o 5 months ,during most of whic he was confined to his bed. Mr. Fox had been a resident o the Oakwood community for abbu 30 years. The Rev. Clarenc Dwight James, pastor of Centra Methodist church, -will officiate and interment will be made in th family lot, at Oak Hill cemetery at Nashua. Harry Benjamin Fox was borr to Ezra and Helen Wicker Fox June 29, 1888, at Nashua. On Maj 26, 1909, he was married to Nelli Fox at Oakwood. To this union were born 4 children who with their mother sur vive: Mrs. Lucile Fluhrer, Charles City; Mrs. Lenore Fluhrer, Wyo ming, 111.; Miss Genevieve Fox and Junior Fox, both at home. There are 4 grandchildren, 2 sisters and one brother, also surviving: Mrs Etta Leaman, Park Rapids, Minn. Mrs. Belle Jones, Moorhead Minn., and Cnarles Fox, Trenton Utah. Nary a Dry Onion Found Charles City--Now that onion set time is here nary a dry onion can be found in any stores in Charles City. Small green onions at lOc a bunch, that Have been shipped in and onion sets at as much as 36i a pound, are the only onions now on the Charles City markets. Some merchants said Thursday they hac not had any dry onions for at leas' a month. The lowly onion has a' last come into its own. t coiling. Cheese 365,342; nominal. CHICAGO PRODUCE (Chleaio M»rktt) Chicago. w,_Butter. Hrm; receipts 478.227; market unchanged. receipts 25.380: unsettled- U S ' . . petals 35',i836Uc: tT. S. extras 3o*-ac; standards 1-4 33S33'/»c, 34® ESTIMATED LIVESTOCK RECEIPTS (Ck'earo Market) Chiore. W--(WFAt--Officially estimated livestock receipts Saturday- Hogs 1,000; cattle 300: sheep 200.' Eastern Conference at Free Methodist .hurch on Sunday The Eastern Conference of Young People's Institute of the ree Methodists will be held at the 'ree Methodist church, 14S Gth '. W., Sunday, according to the lev. Roy I. Johnston, pastor of the hurch. The Rev. Ernest Keasling, evan- elist and general superintendent f Free Methodist Young People 'ill be the speaker. Services are scheduled to start t 10 a. m., with a youth hour- morning worship at 11 a. m.; pot- tick dinner at 12 noon; round able from 2 p. m. until 3:15 p. n., community chorus practice at :30 p. m.; and evening service at :30 p. m. Invitations have been extended community and neighboring hurches. 3 Youths Questioned on Fire at Stockyards Charles City -- Two wooden sheds at the Illinois Central railroad stockyards, one of which contained some baled hay and oats, stored there by Frank Bach, was completely destroyed by fire Wednesday evening. The olher shed which was empty did not sustain as much damage. The sheds were built by the government after it was impossible to get steel to build steel bins for storage of soybeans. Three youths whom Chief of Police Henry DeBoest said were responsible for the fire, will be taken into juvenile court probably Saturday, before Judge T. A. Beardmore. Charles City Soldier Gets Army's New Award Charles City -- With the 37th Army Division on Bougainville: For exemplary conduct in combat, Pyt. Kenneth D. Knight of Charles City, Iowa, has been presented with the army's newest award for- infantrymen, the combat infantryman badge. Awarded for exemplary conduct in combat or for combat action in a major operation, the new medal is a silver rifle on a blue field with a silver border, imposed on an cliptical silver wreath. Private Knight is the husband of Mrs. Kenneth D. Knight of Charles City and before entering the army was employed by Donaldson's store, in Charles City. Since starting his tour of overseas service on Aug. 7, 1943, lie has been stationed on New Caledonia, Guadalcanal. Vella Lavella Empress Augusta Bay, and New Georgia. ·CARD AND ROOM J By GENE AHERN ·STH ZOMBIE VyTTH THE SKI -JUMP FOREHEAD DONG BACK HERE? SH-K" UNCLE BERT, KOTSO LOUEV A TITLED MAN. THE EARL OH SHANKHAfA/-- BUT HE PREFERS , BEING CALLED BUT MOT HAVING A CHARACTER. OUT OF PERSONAL APPEARANCE' HEGTVES . ME THE CREEPS' IF KE KNOWED I'M AN ORPHAN KEDBE SIMPATETIC/ _ 1CKON SOMEBODt VOUR. OWN SIZE. LINK.- AMD H/TLER'J -TXLX EMGUSH COWT AT LIKE OEAH MOM:* THESE QEftVAW MEMBERS OF NO SUPER. RACE... I SAYING 4WTHING I LIKE TO BV DONT B/EM ONE' ME MO BACK TAl_k_ *» CRYPTOQUOTE--A cryptogram quotation U A O Y O ' T L D E Y U U D C P L Z U A O S P L Z ' T V D L T V Y R V U P D L PL UAO G E V. O - T A E H OT B O E V O. Yesterdays Cryptoquote: WE NEVER ADMIT OUR FAULTS EXCEPTING THROUGH VANITY-LA ROCHEFOUCAULD hurch choir and the conservatory rchestra. Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Ferguson id their Charles City Laundry mployes enjoyed a noon lunch- on at the Odd Fellows hall Wed- esday. Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Randall of lason City visited at the Ray Bigg lome Wednesday. P. E. O. was to meet with Norna Banton, Friday night at 7:30 'clock. Major Parties Hold -ounty Conventions New Hampton--Both the re- ublican, and democratic parties f Chickasaw county Wednesday eld their party conventions to elect delegates for the state con- ention in Des Moines where the elegates to the national conven- ons -will be chosen. Little iriter- st was shown, and no resolutions T ere made. JACKET--Designed tor jobs outdoors or in drafty workrooms, this waist-length jacket s reversible and constructed of :adet blue "Armory Twill." a half-and-h«If blend of DuPont imn r»yon ami cotton. Reverse Chorles City Briefs Pfc. Melyin J. Ellis, son of Mrs. Minnie Ellis of Charles City, who is stationed somewhere in India, has received a promotion to corporal. He writes he is in the best of health. Word has been received here that Arnold Koed, formerly of Charles City, has been promoted to technician, 5th grade. He joined the national guard in 1941. He received his training at Camp Claiborne, La. Since then he has been in Ireland, England and at present in North Africa. Aviation Cadet Harold E. PeVry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin P. Perry, 300 9th street, of Charles City, was graduated this week at Majors Feild, Tex., to the advanced flying school at Ellington Field, Houston, Tex., after completing his basic pilot training. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nehls are parents of a daughter born at the Cedar Valley hospital. At Fort Riley. Kans., James H. Stiehl. 103 Maple avenue, Charles City, has been commissioned 2nd lieutenant successful in the cavalry completion of upon 4-month course of training in the cavalry officer candidate school. He received his commission from the hands of Col. Thomas U. Her- rcn, commandant at the school. Lieutenant Stiehl is the »on of Mr. and Mrs. Albert A. Stiehl, of Charles City. Virginia Ruth Zastrow, daughter of State Senator and Mrs. R. W. Zastrow, 200 3rd avenue, Charles City, will sing with the Obcrlin Women's Glee club in a home concert. Saturday. She has always been interested in music and entered the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in the fall of 1941, where she is nosv majoring in violin, planning to teach when she New Method For Collecting It is the usual practice in sell- ng a lot of farm machinery, especially tractors, to put the names of bidders in a hat and the lucky winner gets the machine. This is because of the OPA ceiling price During the recent Red Cross drive, Red Thomas of Guthrie Center added a new angle by telling the bidders that a Red Cross donation, possibly $2 would be expected, if the bidder wanted his name in the hat--45 men did. The $90 was given to the credit of Seeley township. Guy Parker got the tractor, on which he was bidding, for S735, plus his S2 donation. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. A BOOK FOR YOUNG CHILDREN Made especially for the entertainment of young children this 32-page publication will take many a grown-up back to his childhood. The stories and verses are chosen from some of the best- loved classics for children. Just the book to keep the children occupied on rainy days. Includes riddles, paper folding, scrambled names and other forms of entertainment. Ten cents postpaid. Use This Coupon The Globe-Gazette Information Bureau. Frederic J. Haskin, Director, Washington. D. C. I inclose herewith 10 CENTS in coin (carefully wrapped in paper) {or a copy of THE CHILDREN'S BOOK. Name Street or Rural Route City State Cities Set Up Centers for Youths' Requests Chicago, (U.P.I--Recreation centers for teen-agers arc functioning m many cities as a result of action by the youngsters themselves, according to a report by the Public Administration Clearing House. Communities arc c o m p 1 v i n s with requests for "hang-outs'" and are finding it aids the fi«lu against increasing juvenile delinquency. In Moline, 111., a youtli program was set up under the sponsorship of the Associated Council of Dads after n group of students filed a petition with the mayor and council requesting "something be done about improving places where we may enjoy clean, decent entertainment." Most plans for handling juvenile delinquents include some provision for recreation, not only in prevention but in correction. For example, -in one Wisconsin town a group of high school boys said to tne council: "You squawk about the high school kids going to taverns outside of town. We've got to go somewhere. Where do you want us to go? What about the town auditorium? What are you saving it for. a museum?" The boys got the use of the auditorium. In response to the nationwide request of the Red Cross for blood donations, 253,360 pints of human blood were collected in a single month recently at blood banks throughout the country, and when shipped in Church refrigerated containers to the laboratories lor conversion into plasma required 3.167 container trips to move it This compared with 22.720 pints requiring 284 container movements in the corresponding month in 1943. MY TWJO FO» THE TABLE, W J U L 1 HAVE Tto CONSULT THE NOAM^DO THEY USE SHORT WAVE RADIO SC-TS IN A CHOPPY SEA? *oue SAO-INC ;,MO. Many North lowans File Nominations for State Offices De ».«:» Monies, (/PI--Secretary of State Wayne Ropes filed papers for re-election at Ins office Thursday. Ropes is a republican The filings now total 188 with one more day to go before the deadline at midnight Friday Two years ago the final list totaled 365. North lowans filing for state representative i n c l u d e d G u y M. Butts, (D., Wesley); Henry C. Kruger (R.. Clear La ke) . J. C. Skow (R., Wesley); Edward Capesius (D., Algona); Rep. Joe F. Gardner (R., Waverly); W H Nicholas (R., Mason City); Rep H. B. Blevvett (R., MeserveyV John S. Veenker (R., Northwod).' Chieftain of Outlawed Irish Republican Army Continues Hunger Strike Belfast, Northern Ireland, (ifi Hugh McAteer. 29 year old chieftain of the outlawed Irish republican army who was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment on a treason conviction 2 years ago Friday entered .the 24th day of a "hunger strike to death" begun after rejection of his request that he be given the status of a political prisoner. McAteer has lost about 10 pounds, since he began his strike, prison officials said, but has teen drinking large quantities of water and has shown no great signs of weakness. The status of political prisoner would entitle him t certain privileges he is now de nied--including better food anc living conditions. McAteer was convicted in No vember, 1942, escaped from the Belfast jail in January, 1943, an was at liberty for 10 months. Twelve other prisoners in thi jail have joined McAteer in rejecting all food, and hungei strikes also have spread to Londonderry, where it was disclosec 100 prisoners have refused to ea since Tuesday. The warden there said the prisoners are "attempting to get prison work conditions changed." SWEETHEART -- D o n 11 a Dae vocalist with Fred Waring, has been chosen sweetheart of the regiment of midshipmen at the United States naval academy at Annapolis, I\Id. 5 Counties Form Plan of Truck Conservation Ames--To conserve trucks and tires and yet move livestock promptly and efficiently 5 southwestern Iowa counties. Shelby. Fremont, Harrison, Mills and Crawford, have adopted livestock truck conservation plans, the Office of Defense Transportation al Omaha, Nebr., announced Friday. County livestock industry transportation committees have been appointed in most other Iowa counties. Important practices which farmers in the 5 Iowa counties organized are using and which are recommended to other farmers in [owa are 4. according to Sam H. Thompson, research and extension economist at Iowa State college. Livestock arc listed with truckers or at a clearing oflice a week or more ahead of the desired shipping date. Each lot of livestock is listed with only one trucker, nnd truckers are not asked to haul less than capacity loads except in pickup ov assembly operations. When savings in mileage cr.n be made, truckers co-operate by exchanging listings of livestock. Admits Beating Invalid Mother, 87, in Effort to "Shake Out Devil" Los Angeles, f/P)--Miss Winifred Fairchild. 64, wns held on u charge of suspicion of murder Friday after she had admitted, said Police Capt. Lcroy Sanderson, that she beat and choked her 87 year old invalid mother to exorcise the devil. Capt. Sanderson quoted Miss Fairchild its saying, after she had summoned police to her Huntington Park home, that 5 days ago as she was feeding her mother. Mrs. Lucy Fairchild: "I saw a twinkle in both her eyes. I thought that was the devil." Thursday night, she added, she saw the twinkle again "anct the Lord said, 'fight it.' " She struck her mother \viih a shoe, the officer said she related, "and tried lo shake him out of her. 1 ' Then she placed a string about her neck "ami pulled and pulled." "I never thought that would kill her," she declared. Police records disclosed Miss Fairchild was reported missing recently by her mother, who said she was suffering from a mental disorder. At that time, she told officers, she had spent 10 days in a religious mission and alter her return home, she and her rnother decided to start a new life and burned al Itheir belongings except a dress for each, 2 cots, a stove and a sewing machine. First Time Up in Plane He's Told Take Control' \VaIuul Ridsc, Ark., (UR--Lt. Milton R. Walsh, flying instructor at the air field here, whose face has known redness, always checks his students carefully now. Walsh, aloft with a cadet whom he thought to be a holdover from a previous class, decided he'd check to determine how much the student had retained from previous instruction periods. A few mistakes on the part of the not - so - talkative cadets brought a good dressing-down from the instructor, who then ordered him to "take the controls." The embryonic flier nodded his head and replied, "O. K., sir. But SHELVE MOTION ON PALESTINE Take No Action on British Viewpoint Washington, (A')--The house foreign committee, acting on the advice of military authorities, Friday shelved a resolution which would have put congress on record as disagreeing with Britain about the future of Palestine. The resolution called upon Ihe lawmakers to urge free migration of Jews into Palestine-and establishment of a Jewish commonwealth there. Such action would have been a declaration against the so-called "British white paper" under which the migration of Jews to Palestine will be kept under strict quota limitations after the end of this month. Senate foreign affairs coinmit- teemen said recently they had been usked by the U. S. high command to postpone action on the Palestine matter--on which resolutions were introduced in both chambers --for military reasons. Chairman Bloom (D-N. Y.) ol the house committee stated his group made its decision to table the resolution after receiving a letter from Secretary of War Stimsoii. Bloom issued this statement: "Advice and information given to us by those responsible lor the conduct of the war, have convinced the committee that action upon the resolutions at this time would be unwise." Says Nazis Purposely Broke Up Families in Selecting Repatriates Jersey City, \. .T., (/Pj--A repatriated American charged bitterly Friday that the Germans at Compiegne deliberately broke up families in deciding which internes would be placed on the passenger list of the Swedish Exchange liner ^ John Roll of Binghamton, N. Y.. said he went to Europe as a soldier during World war I with Hie J l l l h infantry, remained there, married and raised 3 daughters. He charged that the Germans intentionally picked American citizens who had wives and children in France, and let other Americans whose wives were in :he United States remain in the internment camps. Another repatriate. John F. Wenzel of Waterbury, also in- ;crned al the Compiegncj camp, said his wife and daughter, though American citizens, still were in France, nnd that he was taken away without any knowledge of when he would see them again. The process of clearing repatriates was almost completed at noon, almost 2 full days after the 3ripsholm docked. AH were off he ship, but there were still about 25 passengers lined up in front of customs officers. Roll said -thai near Compiegne. he Germans appeared jitlery and .vere preparing for an allied inva- 'on. He said the entire area WHS cing fortified and tunnels were being, constructed underground. Vew Motor Revolves 2,000 Times a Second Schencctadj-. X. Y.. (U.R)-An electric motor, which opcrales at record-breaking speed oC 120,000 revolutions a minute, 65 times aster than the conventional moor used in the home washing machine or refrigerator, has been niilt and tested by General Elcc- nc. it was announced here Moors of this type will be used tor he grinding and drilling of essen- lal parls of airplanes and other var equipment and will not be available for general use. This new motor, rated at 3 horsepower, weighs but 7 pounds is contrasted willi the convcn- icnal 3 horsepower motor, which vcighs 105 pounds. It is so small

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