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THE BOSTON DAILY GLOBE FRIDAY. JANUARY 23, 1942 'Chute Fails to Open, Army Officer Killed CKANUTE FIELD, 111, Jan. 22 (AP) First Lieut. James O. Reed of the Army Air Corps was killed today when his parachute failed to open as he Jumped from a disabled twin-motored plane Soon alter it had left Chanute Field. Staff Senrt Chester R. Smith made a successful parachute jump and was unhurt Both men, assigned to Keesler Field. Biloxi, Miss., arrived here yesterday from Lowry Field at Denver, Colo., Capt. M. F. Ranney, public relations officer, said. JORDAN - , COMPAAIi; for the "pick me up" your wardrobe wants STYLGAITS . with patent accents are shining news Black'gabardinei (of 70 woof and 30 cotton), with shinmg jet patent leather uted in 'Imaginative new ways. From an -exciting new assortment. INEXPENSIVE SHOES THIRD FLOOR 6.50 V " House Approves $2,096,048,875 for U. S. Agencies Half Is for Expansion of Merchant Marine; G. O. P. Objections Fail WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (AP)-With little debate, the House passed and sent to the Senate today a $2-096,048,875 appropriation to finance operations of 43 independent agencies of the government during the 12 months beginning next July 1. Almost half of the total was for continued expansion of the Merchant Marine. The so-called independent agencies are those, such as the Interstate Commerce Commission, which are not under any government department. Of the appropriation, $136,100,000 was earmarked for the Tennessee Valley Authority to expedite construction of its war power program. Republicans complained during the debate that reductions In non-defense activities were insufficient, and made four attempts to cut in dividual items. However, they sue ceeded only in making a $90,000 cut in a proposed $900,000 appropriation for the Tariff Commission. The big bill, the first regular supply bill for the 1943 fiscal year, carried $984,410,800 for construction and operation of the merchant fleet. Chairman Emory S. Land of the Maritime Commission said 1422 new ships would be completed during the fiscal year. Publication of testimony given by Land at closed committee hearings disclosed that he said the shipbuilding program .of Allied nations had reached the point where it was forging ahead of losses by Axis submarines. The Axis Powers, on the other hand, "are not having much luck at replacement of their sunken ships, he decwred. Income payments to individuals totaled $80,473,000,000 in the first 11 months of 1941, according to the Department of Commerce. W. ,m.rt II ; ino n crown as wall as black. n-ivr- odernaire young, bright-hearted cotton brunch coats for misses and women. 2.00 From our sunshiny assortment of "Modernaires" . . a!! of tubbable prints, nicely made, really unusual values when you consider how costs are rising. (A) wraparound style in aqua, rose or blue; sizes 16 to 20, 40 and 42. (6) 'button front style in blue, rose or brown; 18 and 38 to 46. HOME FROCKS FOURTH FLOOR Call IIUBbard 27 OQ until 10 P. 31. or mail this coupon JORDAN MARSH COMPANY, Boton. " c-u Piatt land ma Modernirt brunch coat at 2.00. Saa .........Color Ca.h O CO.O.Q Sot I ....... . Color Charga Nama ............ Addrau ........................ I City i JJOKOHIU SI Alt fill COJMHPArW HOW SHOULD YOU CARE FOR DRY ' SKIN? 1 JihWi 23 j LOTION j harriET rl : hubbaro i HARRIET HUBBARD AYER REPLIES Cleanse and soothe with pure, refreshing Luxuria. Lubricate with rich Special Skin Cream and Smooth Skin, Oil. Massage for several moments remove. At night leave on Beautifying Face Cream. During the day flatter and protect with Ayer-Beauty Foundation. LUXURIA 1.00; 2:25; 3.50 SPECIAL SKIN CREAM . , . . 1.00; 1.75; 4.50 SMOOTH SKIN OIL ...... . 1. 10; 2.20 BEAUTIFYING FACE CREAM .... 1.00; 1.75 AYER-BEAUTY FOUNDATION ...... 1.00 Order by Mail or Call Hubbard 2700 'til 10 P. M. Federal Tax Extra. TOILETRIES STREET FLOOR MAIN STORE fk- -' I - ..2ff1 Joint Committee Agrees oh Bill to Control Prices Gives wicKara rmai word on Farm Prices Despite F. D. OCEAN SWALLOWS TANKER COIMBRA - These two photos show the ship going down in the Atlantic, off Long Island, 100 miles from New York, after an enemy attack, Jan. 15. Methuen Woman Prisoner of Japs Continued from the First Page John C. Hawk, Blountvlile Tenn., and Miss Pari McCain, De Vails Bluff, Ark. Miss Bessie Alice Hollows has served as a missionary in China since 1923. A daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Hollows or 5 Ten-ney st, Methuen, she was cited for heroism in 1931 for her part in several Shanghai rescues. Once she commandeered an automobile, obtained the necessary letters and went with a Chinese driver through the Japanese lines to rescue a Chinese girl who had been caught behind the lines. Instead of meeting one girl. Miss Hollows found eight persons. She brought them all safely into the International Settlement. As central treasurer for the Methodist Episcopal Church in China, Miss Hollows has had complete charge of all the missionaries of her church in that country. Commissioned as a missionary at Wichita, Kan., in 1921, Miss Hollows was educated in the Methuen schools and at the Boston Univer sity School of Religious Education. She taught at the Morgan Memorial Italian Mission and did graduate work at the University of Columbia. She visited her parents in 1936. Oil Tanks Destroyed in $100,000 Penn.Fire READING, Penn., Jan. 22 (AP) Fire destroyed 150,000 gallons of gasoline and caused damage esti mated at $100,000 tonight at the Penn Service Oil Company's storage plant three miles north of Heading. Firemen, endangered by explod ing tanks, fought the roaring flames with chemicals. Julius Stratemeyer, president of the company, said the cause of the fire was not known. Production of reclaimed rubber is being expanded steadily and is now in excess of 300,000 long tons annu ally, the Department of Commerce reports. JORDAAI ARU COMP.ll J nmHDAYSALiZ l jjJ- IJfi AfEST VALUES Of TH ENTIRE VtAft MORE SAVINGS FROM JORDAN'S FOUR-STORES-IN-ONE! REG. 3.98 to 7.50 MISSES' AND WOMEN'S HATS .2.90 JORDAN'S MILLINERY THIRD FLOOR REG. 5.98 MISSES' SKI PANTS . . . . .... . .i. 4-90 JORDAN'S WINTER SPORTS SHOP SECOND FLOOR REG. 5.98 MISSES' SKI PANTS...... 17.00 JORDAN'S WINTER SPORTS SHOP SECOND FLOOR REG. 5.98 to 10.95 MISSES' 8KI JACKETS 2.99 to 6.90 JORDAN'S WINTER SPORTS SHOP SECOND FLOOR REG. 16.95 MISSES' SPORT COATS ,. 13.90 JORDAN'S SPORTS SHOP SECOND FLOOR REG. 14.95 and 16.95 MISSES' PASTEL SPORT DRESSES 10.00 JORDAN'S SPORTS SHOP SECOND FLOOR REG. 2.25 and 3.00 TODDLER DRESSES, sizes 1 to 3 1-59 THE TOTS' SHOP FOURTH FLOOR MAIN STORE CHINTZ OR CRETONNE-COVERED UTILITY BOXES, usually 4.95 ....3.95 JORDAN'S SECOND FLOOR ANNEX 60-INCH CASEMENT CLOTH, beige or eggshell, usually $1 yd r. 79c yd. JORDAN'S SECOND FLOOR ANNEX Reg. 3.69 UNIVERSAL 5-PC. KITCHEN KNIFE SET with rack I ,. ..2.98 JORDAN'S THIRD FLOOR ANNEX Reg. 1.19 KEYSTONE FOOD CHOPPER with 3 cutters 98c JORDAN'S THIRD FLOOR ANNEX BISSELL 1942 "LIBERTY CARPET SWEEPER," special value 3.49 JORDAN'S THIRD FLOOR ANNEX REG. 114.95 CROSLEY RADIO AND AUTOMATIC PHONOGRAPH, 8 tubes ,...89.95 JORDAN'S MUSIC CENTER NINTH FLOOR ANNEX SOLID MAHOGANY 3-PIECE BEDROOM SUITE, usually 179.50 .. 159.50 JORDAN'S SEVENTH FLOOR ANNEX Reg. 6.50 FULL LENGTH GLASS MIRRORS, size 12x48 5.00 JORDAN'S ANNEX FOURTH FLOOR " "" Reg. 12.95 WHITTALL JACQUARD TONE-ON-TONE BROADLOOM, 9 foot width only 8.95 SQ. YD. JORDAN'S ANNEX EIGHTH FLOOR Reg. 3.95 HAMMERED ALUMINUM TRAYS, BASKETS and RELISH DISHES ea. 2.95 JORDAN'S ANNEX FOURTH FLOOR Reg. 16.95 ENGLISH DINNER SETS, pink op blue 50-pc. services for 8 12.95 JORDAN'S ANNEX FOURTH FLOOR Reg. 9.95 BRONZE FINISHED FLOOR LAMPS complete with shades ..6.90 JORDAN'S ANNEX FOURTH FLOOR .' SPECIALLY PRICED HAMADANS, SEREBENDS, SAROUKS, sizes 3Vix5, approximate .. .v, 36.95 JORDAN'S ANNEX EIGHTH FLOOR Reg. 10.95 HAND MADE FILET LACE CLOTHS, size 72x90 7 95 JORDAN'S ANNEX SECOND FLOOR Reg. 69c IRISH LINEN DISH TOWELING 17 Inches wide '.50c Yd - JORDAN'S ANNEX SECOND FLOOR Reg. 15.95 FEATHER AND DOWN PUFFS, figured cofton sateen, corners, limited cuantlty 10 95 JORDAN'S ANNEX SECOND FLOOR JANUARY IS JORDAN MONTH IN BOSTON WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (AP) The battle-scarred price control bill took probable final form to night when a Senate-House Com mittee reached a compromise by throwing out the most-criticized of concessions to farmers while retaining provisions allowing an increase of 11 to 15 percent in present farm prices. In disregard of President Roose velt's expressed wishes, the joint committee agreed, too, that no price ceiling should be placed on a farm commodity without prior approval by the Secretary of Agriculture. With the agreement, leaders made plans to speed to the White House this rewritten version of the legislation that the President asked more than six months ago be enacted speedily as a check against inflation. The House, Representative Steagall, Dem, of Alabama, said, will be requested to approve the compromise tomorrow and, if this is given, the measure will be sent immediately to the Senate. In general, the bill provides for appointment of a price administrator empowered to place a ceiling over the price of any commodity, and over rents in defense districts. No controls over wages are authorized. Restrictions of Farm Products There are several restrictions, however, as to when prices may be placed on farm commodities. Senator Brown. Dem., of Michigan, esti mated that these would bar any ceil ings until average prices of agricul tural products have gone up 11 to 15 percent above present levels. Nevertheless, he told reporters, "I think we have a good workable bill." The farm provision knocked out of the compromise version was an amendment offered by Senator O'Mahoney, Dem., of Wyoming, and adopted by the Senate. It directed that the Federal Reserve Board's index of industrial wages should be a factor in calculation of farm parity prices. The effect of this, Brown contended, was to permit an increase of 25 percent in farm prices. Compromise Provisions The conference committee had la bored seven days to iron out differences between price control bills previously massed by benate ana House. Brown and Steagall said the compromise contained these provisions: A licensing system lor Dusmess affected by price maximums. Businesses violating the maximums would risk losing their licenses to do business. A single price administrator, whose orders could be appealed to the courts. A clause empowering the Price Administrator to buy and sell com modities m orders to affect prices. This power could be used only to increase production. A provision declaring that farm price ceumgs must not be nxed lower than the highest of the fol lowing levels: Average farm prices on Oct. l, 1941, or Dec. 15, mi; average farm prices for 1919-29; or 110 percent of parity price levels. (Parity is a price which would give farm products the same purchasing power they had in the 1909-14 period.) A provision, sponsored by Senator Bankhead, Dem.; of Alabama, re quiring prior approval by the Secretary of Agriculture of any farm price orders by the administrator. A prohibition against price ceilings on con: 'odities, largely dairy products, now handled under the Federal Marketing Agreements act administered by the Secretary of Agriculture. tion, with possible penalties of $5000 and two years in prison. Another section expected to aid enforcement would allow any rt son charged more than maximum prices or rents to sue for treble dam ages or $50, whichever was larcer Licensing would apply to all per' sons and businesses dealing in com modifies affected by price-Axing or ders. These licenses would be grant ed to all applying and could b sus pended or revoked only by B court action after the administrator had warned about a first violation. Although wages, salaries and In-comes were specifically exempted from the measure, it contained a sec. tion asking all Federal agendo dealing with labor to work for lability of prices. Three N. E. Men on Ship Sunk in Crash Continued from the First Page New York, Galveston and Charleston, was commanded by Capt. C. L. Stone, a native of Maine. The Brazos was built 43 years ago at Newport News, Va. The Navy said the collision occurred loll miles southeast of Cape Hat-teras in an area known to be traversed by enemy submarines. The Navy said 23 survivors had already reached New York via rail and nine would reach here tomorrow. 11-15 Percent living-Cost Rise j The conferees eliminated a Senate provision that would have required Senate confirmation of all state and regional directors under the price administrator and all persons earning $4000 or more annually. Senator Brown estimated that living costs might advance from 11 to 15 percent under the compromise farm-price restrictions before price ceilings could be applied. Previously he had warned the Senate that the provisions it passed might allow an increase of as much as 25 percent. Senator Bankhead said govern ment economists had forecast a rise of about 5 percent in the price of farm products during the next year, but Senators Brown and- Taft, Reps., of Ohio, said they expected a greater increase. All six of the Senate conferees signed the compromise. They are Senators Brown, Dem., of Michi gan; Bankhead, Dem., of Alabama; Taft, Rep., of Ohio; Barkley, Dem., of Kentucky; Danaher, Rep., of Connecticut, and Glass, Dem., of Virginia. Three of the five House conferees also signed: Representa tives Steagall, Dem., of Alabama; Williams, Dem., of Missouri, and Spence, Dem., of Kentucky. Representative Wolcott, Rep., of Michigan, refused to sign the agreement and Representative Gifford, Rep., of Massachusetts, left before it was ready for signatures. Maximum Rentals Fixed The conferees previously had agreed to fixing maximum rentals in defense housing areas; to increasing the annual salary of the price administrator, expected to be Leon Henderson, now acting, from $10,000 to $12,000 a year; and to exempting newspapers, motion pictures, radio, common carriers, utilities and insurance from price-fixing powers. In general, prices during the period Oct 1 to 15 last, are advanced as a standard for price-fixing. Exceptions are farm prices and rent ceilings in defense areas. The latter would be based on rentals on or about April 1 last. The price administrator would be authorized to step in and fix price ceilings whenever prices rose or threatened to rise above these standards. Protests on these orders could be filed within 60 days with appeals possible to special Federal courts. The price administrator could ask injunctions against violators of his orders or could bring criminal ac- Two Men Injured Two men were injured, the Navv said. They were not immediately identified. (The Navy listed the crew at 34. but the company said it totaled 35.) The Navy's statement said: "On Jan. 13, 1942, the Atlantic Culf and West Indies Lines. Inc., steamer Brazos, leased to the New York-Puerto Rico S. S. Company (Clyde Mallory Lines, managers) was in collision with an unidentified ship 150 miles to the southeastward of Cape Hatteras. "The Brazos sank as a result of the collision. All officers and men were rescued. Two suffered injuries. "Twenty-three survivors arrived in New York city today by rail. Nine others will arrive tomorrow." CHARLESTON, S. C, Jan. 22 (AP) Francesco Pabon, 23-year-old Puerto Rican, told reporters from his hospital bed tonight that he was "hit on the head with something immediately after the freighter Brazos was in collision with another ship off the southern- United States coast on Jan. 13. I was on watch at the time and after we had been struck, I saw the lookout in the bow running back toward the bridge to flash the lights. Then something hit me in the back of the head. After that I remember nothing until I woke up in the bed on the other ship." Pabon does not speak English and reporters were compelled to struggle with a smattering of Spanish; but another seaman off of another ship, 21-year-old Harry Dabineaux, native of France, came to their rescue and interpreted. ' Of course I know nothing 01 what happened after I was hit on the head with some object but I later learned that none of the men on the Brazos went overboard. The ship with which we had collision came hard by and we were taken off." He said the Brazos, a 4497-ton vessel, was struck on the port side astern and sank soon after the survivors had been transferred. Brockton, Mansfield Men in Brazos Crew Quincy D. Slocum, a member of the Brazos crew, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Slocum Jr. of 37 Cottage Et, Brockton. He is 25 years old and has been In the Merchant Marine Service about four years, according to his father. Mr. and Mrs. John Madelros 01 726 North Main st., Mansfield, un aware of the collision in which their 33-year-old son, Manuel, was involved, received a telegram from him yesterday afternoon in which he said: "Arrive New York today. Feeling fine. Will write soon." The . Madeiros, until two years ago, were residents of New Bedford. Manuel has been at sea 14 years, the last three of -which he was in the Merchant Marine Service. Three weeks ago he visited his parents following a trip from Brazil. He has four sisters and brother. Give Your Lazy liver This GentleMe" Follow Noted Ohio DoctorV AMc To Relieve CONSTIPATIOM If liver bfle doesn't flow freely day into your intestinea-constipaoon with its headaches and that ''-L feeling often result So stir up T" bUe secretion and see how much beuw you should feel! Just try Dr. Ef Olive Tablets used so successfully forye by Dr. F. M. Edwards for his PatlV with constipation and sluggish liver du Olive Tablets, being jwreJy are wonderful! They not only stimuiaw bfle flow to help digest fatty foods bw also help elimination. Get a box ruu' l$t, 30& 60. All drugstores. Your Children Will Enjoy the Comics in the Comic Supplement of Next Sunday's Globe ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY SundayGlobeAdvertisemcnts Order Them Today

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