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r-rnsKSSacs TUESDAY, JULY 21, 1942 Th South's Groottif Nowtpopor THE BIRMINGHAM NEWS FOUR Young Adult Meeting Program To Feature 'International Night' if -v. I I Hi: Mi, If i Methodists From All North Alabama Gather At Montevallo Friday Reginning with registration from 4 to 6 p.m.. Friday of this week, i and closing Sunday afternoon, following a worship service and dinner at the Montevallo Methodist Church, a Young Adult Assembly will be held at Alabama College. Montevallo. with Young Adults as Churchmen, as its main theme. The Rev. Candler Tatum, con- ference director of adult work, is the dean of this assembly. Other assembly officers, in addition to President Burr, include: Miss Thelma Cunningham, vice president; Miss Margaret Faulkner, secretary-treasurer; Miss Annie Ruth Cunningham, registrar: Charles A. Guthrie, recreational leader, and the Rev. M. Leo Rippy, general board representative. Every church in the Norlh Alabama Conference has been askc'J to send delegates. One of the features of the as-; sembiy. in addition to the course lectures by prominent speakers and scholars, and recreational features, will be the observance of "International Night with a banquet at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, with Dr. Wesley A. Carr, of the Scarritt College faculty, as speaker, and Amos Kirby, of Birmingham, as toastmaster. District directors and associates of adult work in the North Alabama Conference include; the Rev. L. E. Price. Albertville; Mrs. D. Bernhard, Anniston; R. R. Mc-Adory, C. A. Carter and Miss Mat-tie Lee. Oxley. Bessemer; Robert H. Walston and Miss Virginia Mae Schmitt, Birmingham: F. O. Smith and Miss Margaret Faulkner, Decatur: I. P. Thornton, Florence: Rev. W. L. Barber, Gadsden; Miss Kathleen Prince and Joe Hill, Huntsville: A. S. Scott, Jasper: Mrs. H. L. Tidwell and Miss Venola McKenzie. Roanoke; Rev. C. T. Howell and Miss Ina Lee Ryan. The Rev. C. E. Tatum. 516 North Twenty-Second Street. Birmingham. is in charge of advance FLOOD RESCUE A Coast Guard boat carrying persons who had been marooned at various points by flood waters draws up to high ground at Port Allegany, 19. Washington Tuesday. His arrival coincided with in Congress that the contract cancellation be investigated by a congressional committee, and therewerr signs that such a study mighLdw ordered. Higgins, before leaving New Orleans, said his plant there would be used to construct 70-ton flying boats. The House merchant marine committee meanwhile named a special sub-committee to inquire into the circumstances surrounding the cancellation of the contract. WORKERS WANT REOPENING OF SHIP PLANT Ducre Bourgeois raises a petition before fellow workers from Mississippi at a New Orleans tavern, asking them to enlist the aid of their Mississippi congressional delegation, including Senator Theodore G. Bilbo, to reopen the vast Michaud shipbuilding plan! of the Higgins Corporation in New' Orleans. The plant was closed after (he United States Maritime Commission canceled contracts with the Higgins company to construct 200 Liberty ships. Andrew J. Higgins, head of the company, was in Truckmen Told Their Industry Important Cog In War Effort Importance Of Conserving Rubber Stressed At Meeting Of Birmingham Motor Truck Club About Birminaham an mouu i Dirmmynaui. Worries: Hospital Ever Hear Of Swapping Home For Room In y0 Stolen Hotel? Two Girl Reserves Prove Bravery bills and doctor bills Betty was wonderfully brave. Helen says. She didn't scream once even when we were cutting away." It doesn't seem to have occurred to Helen that she was rather brave herself. IN CHICAGO Six persons from Jefferson County have left. Alabama to enroll in the Northwestern University Summer session largest in the university's history. Now among the record-breaking number of 5.000 students in graduate and undergraduate schools are Wattie Thurston Cole, the trucking industry must either take steps itself to save its rubber or have steps taken by others for the industry. Describing rubber as "the most vital thing we have," he told his audience they must use it wisely and make it last. The nation. he said, now suffers a 97 per cent, rubber import deficit. The synthetic rubber production, he said, has had to combine natural rubber and synthetic materials on a 50-50 basis, and it cannot have an annual output of more than 200.000 tons when all plants have been completed, compared with a domestic usage of 600.000 tons last year. H. M. Fogarty, president of the club, presided. The City Commission was represented by Ralph Parker, assistant city attorney, who brought a message of welcome. Guests included County Commission President R. H. Wharton. County Commissioner Earl Bruner, City Commissioner James W. Morgan, Lt. Gov. Designate Handy Ellis and W. E. Duncan, of the Office of Defense Transportation. The Star-Spangled Banner" was sung by Mrs. Reuben A. The trucking industry has developed into the nation's most complete transportation service and the fate of the war effort rests in great part on its sturdy wheels. This, in substance, was the message brought to Alabama operators of contract carriers, common car-i riers and private motor carriers at a meeting Monday night at the Thomas Jefferson Lfotel, sponsored bv the Birmingham Motor Truck Club. The speakers were L. A. Rauler-son. of Jacksonville. president of the Great Southern Trucking Company, and J. Frank Rushton. until recently state tire rationing administrator. Describing the difficulties through which the trucking industry has come to arrive at its present state of significance to the nation in war and peacetime, Raulerson said that the industry was "born under oppression and has lived under persecution. Raulerson recently was a delegate to a meeting with War Department officials in Washington. Rushton told the truck men that New Tires Foreseen For Everybody Under Rubber Industry Plan Even Some For Pleasure Driving May Be Available, According To Proposal WASHINGTON (fP)- The rubber industry Tuesday proposed a plan which it said would provide usable tires for everybody for at least the next two years This became known in connection with an exhibit prepared by the industry in a Washington hotel to demonstrate to government officials and the press means of utilizing the industry's facilities to make as many tires as possible under war conditions. The plan, it was learned from sources who declined to be quoted, would provide for rationing tires under an entirely new system, but would enable every one to get tires provided he took good care of his rubber. A feature of the program is that new tires would be made out of thiokol. a substance heretofore be- lieved to be usable only for recapping. Thiokol is a new substance something like rubber, for which ffie War Production Board has given a go-ahead on production for tire uses. A key point in the program, the sources added, would be some sys- 1 tern of severe penalties for motor- ists who waste rubber by exces- sive speed and long, unnecessary trips. There would be three classes of rationing, with preference given to most essential needs, but with some tires provided even for pleasure driving. Seven Persons Killed As Slate Pile Explodes At Mine In Virginia OAKWOOD, Va Power shovels searched through tons of slate Tuesday for five of seven persons killed when a mammoth section of an abandoned gob pile, I torn off by exploding gases, toppled into a mining camp. The bodies iof Mrs. Howard Estep, who begged rescue workers to please cut off my leg and let me out of here," and her small son lay I in a mortuary. Officials of the Oakwood Smoke- less Coal Company, whose aban- doned slate pile rolled into the dwellings, listed as still missing Mrs. Estep's two other sons and two daughters, and Mrs. Theodore Crabtree At least six persons were hospitalized as the result of the Buchanan County coal field's unusual accident. An official of the Oakwood company attributed the blast to weather conditions which he said produced gas in the continuously burning slag. The blast let loose a mass of slag which blocked a creek, forming a small lake, and covered tracks of the Norfolk and Western Railroad. Mrs. Frank Phillips, who was injured. said the slag pile let go with a dull roar, not so much noise, but it blew men and chil- dren off the porch and into the creek." Mrs. Ellen Wilson said she saw the slide start moving and she slammed the door of her cabin and threw her two children onto a bed just before their home was struck and shoved toward the strearrv Ten miles farther down the small rreek. the Page Coal and Coke Company reported its slag pile also had exploded, but there was i injury or property damage. Circuit Court Disposes Of 20 "Pol ice Appeals More than 20 Police Court appeal cases were disposed of in Circuit Court Monday by Ralph Parker, assistant city attorney and Aug. 20 was set final disposition of 175 more, according to Mr. Parker. The city collected more than from the cases Monday in addition to court costs. Mr. Parker said Since Sept. 1 is the beginning of a new fiscal year, defendants in the remaining cases all of whom had entered guilty pleas were given until Aug. 20 to make a final financial settlement of the cases pending against them, according to the as-sistant city attorney. Japs Use Infiltration Tactics In China, Too CHUNGKING CP) The tactics of infiltration that worked so well jn Malaya and Burma are being used liberally by the Japanese in Chekiang and Kiangsi Provinces, a Chinese war correspondent reported Tuesday. Avoiding frontal assaults, the Japanese send out fast mobile columns armed chiefly with machine guns, the correspondent related, and aim their attacks at points known to be thinly defended. The success of these tactics depends largely on close coordination among land and air forces, scout work by spies and the use of fifth columnists familiar with trials and secondary roads. The Mexican government has granted a concession for the construction of a railroad 280 miles long to connert the cities of Chia- pas and Oaxaca. Hospital and pill bills are bad enough, thinks L. E. Wilson, but this is too much! You see. Mr. Wilson is sick. He is a patient in Jefferson Hospital. He has enough worries but Monday he had one worry more. Lying in his hospital bed, Monday morning. Mr. Wilson felt the roll of money $20 which reposed in his pajama pocket. It would help pay some of those bills, he thought comfortably as he dozed off to sleep. But when Patient Wilson woke up and felt for his money every dollar of the $20 had disappeared. And me a sick man, too, he complained to police. City Detective N. C. Propst has been assigned to investigate. Flag Ceremony Opens Lions Club Session TORONTO (P) The national colors of the United States. Canada and eight South American countries floated side by side Tuesday at an impressive flag ceremony opening the 26th Lions Club International Convention. A number of special trains brought the delegates to the as-j sembiy and pre-convention estimates were that 10.000 visitors would be on hand. Among Latin Americans present was Dr. Gusta-j vo Rubio, vice president of Cuba. Speakers of Tuesday's program were Capt. A. A. Nicholson, of New York: Jonathan Daniels, assistant director in charge of mobilization, Office of Civilian Defense. Washington. and Joel Dean, chief of fuel rationing. Office of Price Administration. Washington. A twilight parade of 2.000 members of Canadian armed forces, 25 military and civilian bands and I Tuesday's Meetings Bankhead Hotel City Salesmen Club. 12:30 p.m,; Frisco Engineers, 7:30 p.m. Redmont Hotel Anti-Tuberculosis Association, 12:30 p.m. Tutwiler Hotel Kiwanis Club. 12:30 p.m Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engineers. 7:30 p.m.: Joint Athletic Commission, 7:30 p.m. WAAC Trainees In Des Moines Complicate Shortage Of Men 'Big Steel' Companies Workers Seek Raise Granted 'Little' Group Representatives Of CIO Gather In Pittsburgh To Formulate Campaign PITTSBURGH iP) Representatives of the CIO United Steel Workers from plants of the nation's major steel companies assembled here Tuesday In map a campaign i tn obtain for all of the steel industry's 65(1, 000 workers the conces-sions granted by the War Labor Board to employes of four "Little Steel" companies. Philip Murray, president of the CIO. said the demands wouid 'n-clude the 44-cents-a-day wage increase. the maintenance of union membership and a checkoff of union dues which the WLB ruled the union was entitled to at plants of Bethlehem. Republic, Youngslovn Sheet Tube, and Inland Steel Companies. The industry's present basic play is $5.80 a day. Among the union representatives at the session were those from the plants of the U. S. Steel Corporation, Jones Laughlin. Crucible -y and Pittsburgh Steel. They will clear the way for formal notification of reopening of contracts with those concerns. "Escape clauses in the contracts stipulate the pacts will be abrogated unless an agreement is reached within 20 days. The union did not have contracts with the "Little Steel" companies, but had won bargaining rights in labor-board supervised elections. Negotiations for contracts were interrupted when the WLB took un der consideration the union's demands for wage increases and the union shop. Although the union has aceepieti- the WLBs decision. the Little Steel companies have hot announced their position. Society Reporter Paul Funeral Services Held NEW YORK (Ah New York's first families, as well as members of "Cafe Society." paid their last tribute Monday to a society re- porter whose pen for years ehron- icled their activities. it was the funeral of Maury Henry Biddle Paul. 52. better known as Cholly Knickerbocker' of The New York Journal-American. who died Friday of a heart ailment. Among the 500 present at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church for the service were socialites Mrs. Vincent Astor. Mrs. Frederic W. Watriss, Price Serge Obolensky and the Duchess de Talleyrand, and Clifton Webb, actor, and Lucius Beebe, who writes of the New York I scene. A committal service was read at Woodlawn Cemetery, where the body was placed in a receiving tomb to await burial at Miami. where Paul maintained a Summer home. rc present operator, was approved. J. A. Norman was elected vice president and William P. Engel, secretary-treasurer. J. T. Stokoly. Al C. I Garber and Mrs. Dorothy Moffett were elected directors and they with officers constitute the board Harwell G. Davis. Eugene Jordan. Annie H. Redrick. and Reuben A Martinson, all of Birmingham, and Mary Ann Edwards and Frances Adelia Ward, of Bessemer. ADD MORONS The first little moron had two horses and much to his worriment. he never could tell one from the other. First, he had the bright idea of clipping one of the horses' manes a little shorter. That worked fine, but the mane grew out. and the little moron was as had off as before. range as high as three young women for every man of similar age). And now come the WAACs to add more social misfortune to the dateless" girls who already have been heard to complain aboOt the absence of men thus: A date! Whats a date? The WAAC officer-candidates were advised not to strike up close acquaintances with or date soldiers at the army post. During the next eight weeks the officer-candidates are just candidates, but if they make the grade and are commissioned. any friendships they have developed with non-commissioned men must be broken. The army frowns on privates dating officers, and vice versa. Basic auxiliaries (privates) are not affected because (hey can date privates in the army now and as long as they retain their simple auxiliary rating. The girls were told also that they might hav their own automobiles on the post grouhds and use them as they wish during leisure hours. BY WALDO WIESE i DES MOINNES. Iowa iP Pity the unluckV home town" girls of Des Moines, where men already are at a premium, i Unmarried officer candidates of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps I must confine their dating to nonmilitary men, at least for the present. That was one of several dating rules laid down to the army women in an orientation lecture Tuesday in which they learned some of the social rules that will govern their leisure time at the WAAC Training School at Ft. Des Moines. The ruling was. a blow to the girls who live here and for some time have been on the numerical short end of a social balance with the men. The large number of young women employed in this insurance center and the small number of eligi- ble men remaining as a result of selective service have created a situation wherp the women far outnumber young men isome estimates Then he thought. "I know! I'll mechanized war equipment winds BY MARGUERITE JOHNSTON The Pete Woods and the Bill Culps of Birmingham are this Summer following through on a large-scale swap which most people would plan bui never put into practice. At the first of the Summer. Mrs. Culp went to Mentone, and her husband started commuting spending all week in town, and going up to the mountains for the week-end. His idea of batching it was 1o sleep in a different bed each night until he used everyone in the house, and then to call in a maid to clean them all up again. A couple of rounds from room to room and the program began to pall. Meanwhile, the Pete Woods were living in the Redmont Hotel of which Mr. Woods is manager. They liked it fine But there were the children to consider the children had never lived in a house. When the subject camp up between Woods and Culp. Culp admitted he would really like to get back to sleeping in one and he same bed every night if he just had soneone to freshen it up during the day. So the two families swapped for the Summer. Now the Woods are Jiving at 2820 Surrey Road and the children are getting used to a house for a change. They're learning to raid the ice box and seeing what it means to help with the chores on cook's night off. Of course the first day or two the youngest boy couldn't find his mother easily enough to suit him not being used to houses with two stories and no elevators. And now Bill Culp is living at the hotel, comfortable and cool in a well-kept room wilh no household cares to wrinkle his bachelor brow. BRAVERY TWO KINDS Two Birmingham girls came up against real adventure that could have meant a very ugly death for one of them but for the quickness of one and the courage of both. Not long ago. at a Girl Reserve conference over at Camp Alexander Stephens in Georgia, Helen Hassler. 16. an Ensley High School student and a first class Girl Scout, was strolling down a woodland path with another of the campers, a Florida girl. Suddenly just ahead, they heard a scream. Rushing down the path, they discovered Betty Estes, a Shades Cahaba High School girl, and at Bettys feet an irate cottonmouth mocassin. Snake bite. And poison of a cotton-mouth mocca- sin can mean death within an hour. Helen turned to run for help, but meet ing an-other girl along the path, she sent her back to camp and went back to Betty. There, just above the rim of her low-cut moccasins, were the two sinister little holes where the venomous fangs had pricked. Calling on her first aid course, which she had taken in senior service scouting. Helen made a tourniquet and then looked around for implements. A pair of nail scissors was the only instrument they had with them, and they were dull. Then, by good fortune, the Florida girl found an old razor blade rusty, but sharp. The two girls sliced the necessary criss-cross and sucked to draw the venum from the sting. They made a makeshift stretcher with a blanket and carried Betty bark to camp. When the doctor was able to get there some 45 minutes la'pr. he found the situation well in hand, bathed the wound in alcohol, and later administered the serum. Decision lo cut Betty's foot with the rusted blade even though they were unable to sterilize it had been the only right one for the girls to make, he said. GiiddersMosguifoef, Ticks 'Vo tkey TORMENT if an lUe 1,000 Greeks Starved Alabama Is Second In Nation For Quota Of War Bonds Sold Each Day Last Winter, Premier Discloses Stowaway On Bus Overcome By Heat JACKSON, Miss. (P) A man taken semi-conscious and perspiration-drenched from the baggage compartment of a passenger bus Tuesday awaited City JCourt trial on a trespass charge, while police said his attempt to stowaway" had nearly cost his life. They identified him as Curtis Ray Wilson. 25. formerly of El Paso. Tex. He was taken from the bus Monday night, overcome by fumes and heat so that he could not stand unaided. At the Charity Hospital, attendants said he apparently had lost 10 pounds during the ride. He was revived and transferred to the City Jail. Police said the baggage compartment ride began at Memphis. The bus made only one stop between that city and Jackson. Petrilio Defends Ban On Canned Air Music NEW YORK UP) -lames C. Pe-trillo. president of the American Federation of Musicians iAFL. said Tuesday he would welcome any impartial investigation of his recent, actions against the use of amateur" and recorded music on the networks, which he termed an effort to obtain more work for uion musicians. Petrilio said about 60 per cent of the union's 138.000 members were out of work and the use of canned music" on the radio and in juke boxes contributed to this unemployment. Chairman James L. Fly. of the Federal Communications Commission, criticized in Washington Monday Petrillo's recent action in preventing high school musicians from broadcasting from Interlochen. and said Petrillo's ban on recorded music would drive the great majority of small and independent stations out of business. Fly said he had recommended that the coommission make a factual study of the situation and examine the legal aspects of possible commission action. Petrilio said of the Interlochen dispute Too many peoplp are talking about it. Too many people know more about it than we do. So we'll let them settle it. It's all right to be patriotic, but when a man has played his violin for 30 years and cannot make a dollar it is time to fight. The $3,000,000 which a small number of musicians earn annually in making records cost our members $100,000,000 a year in wages. Old Records Asked For Use Of Soldiers Old phonograph records are needed badly for army camps, it was announced Tuesday by Carl Weigand. chairman of the American Legion committee here in charge of collecting the platters. He asked that everyone whqhas old records bring them to Fifth Avenue. North, the headquarters of the Gen. Grogas Post of the American Legion. If a record is playable." he said, the army can use it. The old tunes are proving mighty popular with the soldiers. Police Still Seek Cause Of Mexican's Death VICKSBURG. Miss. iP Funeral services were held at the Catholic Church here Tuesday for Antonio Parfeet Arguimbau. 22. of Mexico City, whose body, with that of Dr. John T. Grisard. of Vicksburg, was found in Grisard parked automobile just outside the city limits July 13. Meanwhile. Sheriff Julius M. Buchanan continued to study the case in the hope of determining the cause of the mysterious deaths State chemist's reports were expected Tuesday or Wednesday, Buchanan said. Pallbearers for Arguimbau were eeleeteri from the Vicksburg Knights of Columbia council. Burial was in the city cemetery. up the first day's program. Among those to be in the reviewing stand were George R. Jordan, Dallas. president of Lions Club International: Melvin Jones, Chicago. found and secretary-general: Edward H. Paine. Michigan City. first vice president; Dr. E. G. Gill. Roanoke. sec-; ond vice president, and D. A Skeen. Salt Lake City, Utah, third vice president. Air Cadet Parachutes Into Mississippi, Saved GREENVILLE. Miss. UP) Cadet Eugene R. Bowler, of Shelbyville. parachuted to safety from his basic trainer plane which crashed into the Mississippi River late Sunday at Miller's Bend, near Greenville. Cadet Bowler fell into the river with his parachute and two fellow fliers dropped air-filled cushions. He reached one of the cushions, remained afloat and swam three-quarters of a mile lo the bank. 1,400 Auto Licenses Unclaimed, Says Henry Fully 1.400 applicants for drivers' licenses have not received their permanent licenses because they have moved since applying, and for that reason License Commissioner Eugene B. Henry Tuesday urged all persons who have applied for. but have not yet received, permanent li-' censes, to notify his office. Commissioner Henry said he had just received a list of about 1.400 names of applicants who have not received their licenses. The list was forwarded to him by the state after letters containing the licenses had been returned. The state. Henry said, mails licenses third class and the postman is not authorized to forward this mail in eases where the receiver has changed his address. By notifying his office. Henry explained. drivers may facilitate the final receipt of licenses. Alabama Sacred Harp Singers Will Gather clip one's tail shorter than the others." That worked for a while, hut the tail as tails will grew long again. Finally he wen! to his fellow moron with his troubles. Its just awful." he explained. 1 can't tell one horse from the other. The second moron cudgelled his brains. He thought long and hard. I know! he explained Just take the shoes off the hind feet of one of the horses." The first moron brightened visibly. Then he relapsed in despair again. That's a good idea. he mourned, but I can't make up my mind which horse to unshoe the black one or the white one. AROUTOWNS Jack D. Bridgers, Frank Bridgers. William and Bruce Mitchell among the many young Birmingham men taking on night shift duties in various industries, Turner Jordan. Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Twen-tyman, Mrs. Zipp Newman. Tom Childs, Ken Norton and Jon Farmer, among those enjoying the preview of "Mrs. Miniver will come here in a few weeks. Lt. Walter Brown flying over the airport. Carol Oberdorfer, Tutwiler Hotel stenog-grapher. braving the hot weather outdoors at lunch hour. Mrs. Leigh M. Clark and daughter. Jean, taking it easy in a shady spot. Mrs. Sharon Walz and young Jackie plunging into Club Rex pool to escape the 97-degree weather Lt. Walz. by contrast, is somewhere in Alaska. Boots Tate, the printer, at the Victory Breakfast. Mrs. Minnie McNeill Carr busy on a little Civic Symphony promotion. Half or three-quarters of Birminghams symphony lovers irate because they were unable to get the Tos-canini-NBC Symphony perform ance of the Shostokovitch Seventh Symphony which until Sunday had never before been played in this hemisphere. James Morrk Final Rites To Be Announced JOIN THE RANKS of women who find welcome relief from periodic pain, headache and srvousness with PILLS. Note contain no narcotics or habit -formlna drugs. Ac Take as directed. All good 3w druggists carry them. nd ufi nnircauiiimmmnni LONDON (P) Greek Premier Emmanuel Tsoudeios declared Tuesday that 1.000 Greeks died of starvation every day last Winter and were buried in common graves. Many still are dying, he said, because the Germans and Italians have refused for four months to agree on distribution of wheat shipments from Canada to Greece. Some food has reacneo Greece from Turkey and the Middle East. Tsouderos also said Bri'ain had handed over four restroyers. four corvettes and two other warships to the Greeks for use in the Mediterranean and other waters. Meanwhile Dingle M. Foot, parliamentary secretary for the ministry of economic warfare, told the House of Commons that the worst food conditions in German-controlled Europe continue to prevail in Greece, some parts of Poland and Occupied Russia. There is also a shortage of food in Belgium, and the Belgian government in London has been allowed to make purchases in countries inside the blockade zone, such as Portugal, to send to the occupied territory. Foot said. Service Will Lament Massacres By Nazis In memory' of European Jews massacred by the Nazis, a special memorial service will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Knesseth Israel Synagogue, issuing in Tishah B'av. traditional day of sorrow' and lament of the Jewish faith. Tishah B'av commemorates the destruction of both the first and second Holy Temples in Jerusalem. Rabbi Louis Werfel will conduct the Wednesday night service at Knesseth Israel, assisted by the Rev. L. D. Feder. Alabama ranked second among the 48 stales in actual sales of War Bonds and Stamps lo the quota assigned in June, it was announced Tuesday by Joseph H. Lyons. Mobile. state administrator of the War Savings staff for Alabama. Sales were $6,045,000. or $725,000 above the quota of $5,320,000. This is 113.6 per cent of the quota. Only one state. Iowa, showed a higher percentage. In May Alabama ranked ninth in the nation, and led the entire South with a percentage of 139.6 of quota. In announcing Alabama's great June record. Lyons said. "Alabama's record is a tribute to the county and local chairmen and their committees in the state who work voluntarily in the War Savings program. The Treasury Department has asked me to commend the people of this state for their loyalty and their active support in this time of crisis." "Once more it has been proved." he added, that the people of the South are awake to the danger of the moment. We are indeed 'the Fighting South' as expressed in volunteers for the armed services, in salvage activity, in purchase of War Bonds and in every other cate-i gory of the home front battle. Alabamas War Bond quota for July is $7 881.000. an increase of 108 per cent over the May quota, and 48 per cent over the June quota. Hulsey Heads Garages At the annual meeting of the National Birmingham Garages. stockholders Monday. W. H. Hulsey was elected president, succeeding Ed S. Moore, and a new five-year lease, dating from Oct. 1 on its Birmingham properties to S. Lewis. ECZEMA A simple way to quick relief from the itching of Eczema, pimples, angry red blotches and other skin irritations, is by applying Peterson's Ointment to the affected part. Relieves itching promptly. Makes the skin look better. fee! better. Petersons Ointment also nothing for tired, itchy feet and cracks between toes 35c 11 druggists. Money I back tf not delighted. Adv. G-NASHIN6 AXIS ky vV; OSOfH NASH Mother, I found a dime today, Quirk, my darling daughter! Hitler's out on a hickory limh, Stamp him into the water. Sec Home Federal for LOANS To Buy, Build or Repair HOMES The Alabama Sacred Harp Singing Convention will be held Satur-Funeral arrangement1: for James day and Sunday in Birmingham. N. Morris. 46. of 2421 13th Avenue. G. S. Doss as chairman. North, who died in Mobile Sunday. Saturday's session will take place will be announced by Luquire The at the First Wesleyan Methodist body arrived from Mobile Tues- Church, and the meeting Sunday day morning. will be held at the Jefferson Coun- Surviving are the mother. Mrs ty Courthouse. Bessie Morris: two brothers. Gus and Pete Morris and a sister Mrs Heat Wave Holds China Marv Pefinis. all of Birmingham. The Rev Kronides will con- CHUNGKING UP) A heat wave duct thp services. afflicting a great part of China en tered its third week Tuesday and indoor temperatures exceeded 100 degrees Fahrenheit in Chungking Refreshments were meager and rosily A bottle of lemon soda cost 1 60 American rents. Chief T. A. Riley Police Chief Trion A Riley was "doing well." at South Highlands infirmary following an operation performed early Monday. The police chipf is expected to be absent from his office for several weeks Luther Hnllums will serve acting chief during the absence tof Riley. BUY WAR BONDS A.ND STAMPS

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