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Pest f If ei&fttag Ifflpr§v§ffienis Tested Vjfeli -ha*e clothes with tmsewn seams, If tests now being made succeed, ind fabrics made water- repellent at home with a new treatment. We hiay look forward to silk from Americari-grown silkworms, but the outlook for getting euough real silk from abroad this year is not too good; according to rep arts from Washington j n McCall's for February: "Textile /experts believe that eventually, irany clothings srnms can be gtued or resin-bonded so that you "can Iron a dress-together instead of seming it. Army experiments which resulted in non-stitched seams for tents and tarpaulins are continuing in the hope that a flex* ible and washable process for putting uniforms together without thread and heedle can be found. Meantime, manufacturers working with some of the new plasticized fabrics are trying out the same idea. "The basic textile job right now, however, is to get back to us the good fabrics we enjoyed before the war. Thread counts aiicl dyes are getting better and you should no- |tice a steady improvement in bath quality and supply throughout the a-^ummer months. ''Before this year is over you'll be able to buy the wherewithal to give 'clothes and other fabrics water repellant treatments at home. "Silk from homegrown worms is finally possible, now that a mechanical unreeling machine has been developed to unwind cocoons in a hurry. American plantings of mulberry trees are going forward "in Texas, and the feeding of silkworms eventually could become a profitable sideline for small farmers and retired oldsters in several areas. Feeding a silkworm is not an easy job, however. The average one demands fresh leaves four times a day and dies from colic if 'ts food is not crisply fresh. "Meantime, your chance of finding real silk on the market this year is not too good. There will be me, but it will take years to rehabilitate the oriental silk industry, which was completely sidetracked during the war. "Self-service is spreading to stores handling dry goods. New packaging and better labeling will make it feasible for you to shop among sheets and towels and piece goods 'much as you now do among fruits and vegetables. TQt Aff Sfddfflsln RPD UA-DH Privote Abe Alf, of the Coast Artillery, stationed in Newfoundland*, uses off-duty hours to perfect his technique in the fine art of seulpture ( The Education Program offered to enlisfecs in the Regular Army encouri sgcs the development and application of such skills. Qualified ciyiliont 17 to 34 years of age, inclusive, now eon enlist of any U. S. Arms ' British Bride iekies Story If Trip to Home in America More than 12,000,000 U. S. people enter contests every year, 50,000 of whom are professionals. A newborn porcupine is larger than a newborn black bear cub. TYPEWRITER and ADDING | MACHINE Repairs and Service. BELMONT TYPEWRITER SERVICE N. Frost Phone 408 For Reliable Painters and Paper Hangers HOME BUILDERS SUPPLY 314 W. Foster Phone 1414 Frank W. Kelly ' M. D. Physician & Surgeon 4 Announces his return from military service ana nis association with J. H.-kelly, M. D. - .Rose Bldg. Pampa, Texas Office Phone 962 Res. Phone 1739-J * Typewriter Repairing Remington Typewriters Si Adding Machines Sales and Service COMPLETE OFFICE SUPPLIES Pampa Print Shop Printers and Office Suppliers 306 W. Foster Phone 1333 , Dr. M. C. Overion " .' apd , D* J. W. Howze, ^Announce they have resumec .the practice of medicine anc surgery. ,; Office 303 Conabs-Worley Bldg. Pay Phone 1030 Nite 680 - (Editor's Note: The following is a diary of the voyage of t! ..'brides' Ship". Argentina, which brought 4.31 British wives of American soldiers to the Un: cd States. It was written for the AJ- sociated Press by Mrs. AL.ert Newton, the former Betty Ccck- ram, of Bristol. England. Her usbancl lives at 1913 Minth St., Meredian. Miss.) Saturday, Jan. 26 Tills is the big day. It certainly ives one a queer feeling to be go- so far from everything dear nd famili.ir. Arrived at the ship at two o'clock, 'ound cabin. There's a real crib or Virginia! Imagine that! Eight f us in the cabin, and it's going o be a bit crowded but I'm stire we t 4 o'clock to watch the English hall manage. Most of the speed. Saturday, Feb. 2 Mv child is sick. Took her to the doctor, who prescribed a diet of tea with sucar, but no milk for 24 hours. I must note-that I have not had a good cup tea since I came aboard this ship. The idea of lukewarm tea, made with tea bags, seems strange. Sunday, ,Feb. 3 Docking tomorrow morning. I do hope we will be able to see the Statue of Liberty, although I am told we are passing it very early; Got my landing card. Now I am really a-shiver inside at the thought jirls went on deck Stanley Prison Overlooks Good View of Sea By HAL BOYLE HONG KONG, Feb. 8.—WP)— Stanley prison stands on a promontory commanding one of the finest sea views in the world. But Mrs. Chester Bennett, wife oi the American Hero of Hong Kong, hacf no eye for its beauty when she toiled up to the great, iron sates on the afternoon of Oct. 2!). 1943, to brint; her imprisoned husband food and. clothing. She bad no way of knowing he had been executed a few hours before with 32 olhnr men accused of "activity jvrrnnst. the Japanese imperial government." Refusing to accept the food, Japanese guards grinned through the gates and told her: "Suttow—fce- headed." ' I didn't believe them," she Mid. "because they'd told me Uint several times before to frighten mf." Finally, three weeks later, Jrtpa- IK •-- officials sent Bennett's clothing to her father. Only then did she believe her husband was dead. The blow fell heavily. There had been no farewell meeting. She hadn't seen her husband {or five months—not since the day four Japanese gendarmes seized him in their home at breakfast. On Jan. 14 she bore Chester Bennett the child he had longed to live to see. "She's a girl—but the spitting linage of Chester," said Elsa Bennett. Two months later Marcus Da Silva, the Portuguese attorney who had assisted her husband in obtaining Japanese shipping information for British secret agents, sent a messenger to help her escape to the nearby Portuguese colony of Macao, his own place of refuge. "I sent word back that I couldn't leave with a baby of that age," she said. "I didn't think then the Japs Leaders-for Brotherhood Week Friday, February 8, 1946 PAMPA NEWS Market Briefs FORT WORTH UVESTOCK FORT WORTH. Feb. 7— (ffi)— (US&A) C.-ifk- \Ziifi. r.-iVf? 4 00 ; slow Brid 8W- mroH.v «ri;:ir,r| stcndy : rood fed and vrnrlir.jrs Jlo.00-15.00 ; few <hr,;,-<- yi .-ir'tntr.i tir to ceiling: of : m-rliun phnrlf,-* tM.00-14.SO; . f row-." "rnrrc. rommnn nnd mc^ i : snti«:,cc balls NEW oni.KANS FITCHES up $13.30. HARRY S. TRUMAN Two Ani»ri<"in leaden; have joined in railing upon Hu- nali'.n's rili Kens l-o observe tlio IDth :innu?l 15rothnrhood Week, r.'el>. 172-1. dent Harry S. Truman, who is honorary chairman of the fihperv.-nu.-r issued a proclamation asking all Amorir?ns to prnctire hroiherhood as a. means of preserving a basis of our democracy. Harold Sta?.-i ri Ji, former governor of Minnesota, who recently returned from Navy duty in the Pacific, has accepted the post of general chairman for JJrothcrhood Week, urging individuals to "treat o'.ir fellowmen as brothers" and "An conduct our own individual lives that others will want to treat us as brothers." Brotherhood Week is sponsored by the National Corucrencc of Christians and Jews, which seeks §4,000,000 to carry on its regular educational program during 1946. of seeing my husband again. I can i would bother me after killing my horcs fade out of sight. People n British ships waved and called Cheerio" and "Good Luck" to us. sang 'There'll Always Be An Cngland." Some tears. fladio announcements coming hrough all day to help us and to! ind the mothers of lost children. Both Virginia and I very tired and o to bed early. Sunday, Jan. 27 Today many of the mothers are casick. Very distressing sight Some children ill, too. Thank leavens I'm one of the lucky ones. Things beautifully organized. On A." deck there is a room.full of )lay pens. Wonderful tops and mall children and comics for the elder ones. Two stewardesses to ook after the children, which gives ono a bit of free time and very velcomc. They also opened a can- icen today where we can buy all ,hose luxuries that had disappeared n England during six years of war. All kinds of cosmetics, lipsticks, and sweets, nail varnish, cigaret lighters, and fountain pens. Protestant and Catholic services n the lounge this morning. There is an exceptionally good medical staff on board to help us all, and during these last two days t certainly has been kept busy. Monday, Jan. 28 I ate a wonderful breakfast of fresh grapefruit, two eggs, bacon and fried potatoes today. Virginia had cereal -and a lot of it. After breakfast, I asked the steward for something in which I can bathe Virginia. She brought me a steel bath, which is going to be very convenient. Tuesday, Jan. 29 Weather has turned very bad. just picture him standing there on the clock. Tomorrow at this time, I shall be with him again, probably on the train going down to Mississippi. It is a wonderful moment, but frightening, too. I shall remember this as long as r live. Cows Like Warm Water in Winter husband." ' Her confidence was misplaced. In June Japanese gendarmes came into her home while she was feeding the baby. "They took me away just the same, leaving my baby high and dry," she said bitterly. Her ailing mother took care of the baby. Japanese questioners accused her of carrying on her husband's work of smuggling in fundj to internees Leaves From a Correspondent's Life Notebook By HAL BOYLE MACAO. Feb 8. — (iPi — Macao takes considerable pride in being the widest open little colony in the Far East. Its people are kind and have matchless hospitality. They lead | pacific before the navv discovered auiet lives and like to think of ] his true age and discharged him their patch of land on the South China coast as a little transplanted Texas Today By JACK RUTLEDGE Associated Press Staff Home on the Ronirc: Warren Cline is nttendintj French hieh school at Beaumont no\v. home from the wars. He's quite n boy. Young Cline cnlis^'d in the navy the day after Pearl Harbor. He was 12 years old. Sprll it out, K!mer, so the Linotype boys won't think it's a typographical error. He took hi.s trainin- at Great Lakes and served two years in the the same sunny Mediterranean. in Stanley camp, in vain. Riviera having charm as the They look' hurt when you speak disparagingly of the gambling and opium dens which are the colony's chief tourist bait. "Why do you call them opium dens and gambling dens" said one Her denials were resident. "In your own country ! you don't speak of grocery store at the age of 15 back in March, 1944. When L. N. Adams of Dallas came home from war, his wife quit nine jobs to devote her full time to being a housewife asain. Mrs. Florence Atfams. since 1940. had been Cockerell Hill's city clerk, city secretary, building 'permit clerk, electrical inspector's clerk, plumbing inspector's clerk, water depart- <;,.„ Motors . --'••> c;,..,.|ii..ii iliFi '.< o.iir on ..-.-... ^ Hmist.ui Oil -..--':' In!, Ho-, v . - " Kan Cry S-<n _ !' ix.c-khc-.-l Airc -- <•' Mo Knn Tf-x .-_ 1" Mnr.i, Wm-il ._. :;i; Nlit.1 Hi') .-"illl I i No Am A via !'i Ohio Oil . --- -~ V;u-l-ar<l Motor i:i'J PIT Am Air .1:4-1 P.'-.nhrin')!'- T'&H _ 'J!' )',-:,.•).-.- I.I' 1 . IT. 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But in some cases the cows' preference amounts to a prejudice, says G. G. Gibson, dairy husbandman for the A. and M. college extension service. This is especially noticeable in the decided preference of cows for warm water dur- '<ii\y cold weather. Milking cows require a lot of water to keep production at top level. But in cold weather they won't drink more than enough to take the edge off their thirst if the water is at low temperature, Gibson says. The result in that' the : rigid of milk falls off. And when the volume of production drops it hits the dairyman's profits without rediu.'".g ha overhead costs. Gibson estimates thai under wintertime dry feeding conditions, a milking cows needs five they hit me in the face with their why speak of opium dens?' 1 fists," she said.' "Once they starved 1 in normal times Macao obtains me for five days. "Once when they were questioning me on how Chester had sent out messages they stripped me to my underpants, tied me to a ladder and held my face under a water hydrant turned on full force. sor and dog license clerk. opium from its thriving narcotics trade from. Persia. I passed up an invitation to spend an evening curled up with a Chinese pipe in one of the colony's dreum parlors. Instead 1 visited some of the gambling houses "Another time they stripped me that furnish the Macao government, again and whipped me. They did much of its income. that all the'time to.women prisoners. Even when they weren't whipping me I .could hear them punishing women in other cells—Chinese women." But they couldn't break Elsa Bennett's Irish-Portuguese spirit. "I think the Japanese interpreter from' Tokyo misunderstood my story," she said. "After Chinese Ship seems to be spending most of its time out of the water. Almost impossible to do anything but hang on to something steady. Great many people ill again. Saw a film in the lounge, "Amazing America." Not very impressed. Wednesday, Jan,. 30 . The storm- is even worse today. They say this is the worst winter season in many years in the North Atlantic. Waves very high and the wind is sometimes faster than 65 miles an hour. We are just barely able to move. They say the Queen Elizabeth is a few miles behind us, also almost stopped. Water keeps flooding in under the doors from the decks, making the passageways wet and slippery. A number of women have fallen. One sprained her ankle' badly. A baby fell out of his crib and the surgeon took twelve stitches in its head. Thursday, Jan. 31 I should be in my own home by about Thursday. Think of it! A week from today. My new home in Mississippi is 1,700 miles from New York. My husband is coming up to fetch me. I haven't seen him for nearly 18 months, and he has never seen his year-old daughter. One thing I should have mentioned before this' is how much comfort I get from vespers, given every night by the ship's chaplain. Friday, Feb. 1 Because I know I am within 1,000 miles of the U. S,, my morale certainly is going up fast. The thought of seeing my husband and showing him, our daughter . • . what will be his reactions to her, and hers to him? Thank goodness, the sea is a little calmer. We are making better pounds of water for each pound of ; poljcc talked to me tncy convinced milk produced. I As there are some weeks of winter ahead, dairymen may find it desirable to stop this leak in their revenue. They may' solve the water temperature problem by using some sort of heating device. Also, furnishing freshly pumped water is a Step in ihat direction because water fresh from the well often is less chilly than water standing in troughs or ponds. A homemade tank heater fixed up with the aid of a metal oil barrel would do the job. There are other simple methods which an ingenious farmer can rig up to keep water flowing to the cows at the :empsratuve they prefer. The temperature of water provided for dairy cows during winter is vorv important in milk production, Gibson says. In the mystery of making milk from the things they consume^ cows drink more water than their normal thirst demands. Accordingly, taking precaution to see that the milkers drink the amount of water they need will pay off with more milk in the bucket. They were hardly worth the journey. I ended up the evening convinced as I through life that own money is the dullest of pastimes. Most of the gambling spots arc Police Patrolman Bill Owens of San Angelo is just too efficient. He wn? to close to the scene at, a traffic accident hi.s car lost a left rear fender, tail light and radio aerial. Two other cars were involved, too. and the driver of one was charged with driving while intoxicated. A bar of peanut candy made in have been all! Texarkana made such an impres lamhH * vm,r ' ™ n on the starved sweet tooth of i Christma: little Czech girl her one Christmas wish was for another just like it. Anna Yirsova of Praha-Vinohra- av, Czechoslovakia, wrote F. L. concentrated in the Chinese quar- i Mj ' tchc . u lnuua u eL - ,,f the candy cornier and you walk through dirty flamboyant stn-ct.s to CI/ICAGO CHICAGO. Feb. 7 ns !t "i'.', 52-1 RODL'CE i— (UHDA1— Po- tiiU,,s dull. Id-iho IJu.<si-;.s Hurhiuiks, U. - cs U. S. Nn '1'i-iumphs 1, }J.7.',-2>5 : Ni'hraskii S. Nn. 1, .<-^>." ; North . i..,i!i:n,.rciii|s -?J.l'l: Fli.r- lilis.s Triuinplis U. H. No. KANSAS CTIV UVKSTOCK KANSAS CITY. !-».. 7 (,!',- iljsn\i - c.-iltl. :!.::n(i: caiv,-.--. ::m; : >laiiL-lit<-r ttt.vi-.^. tit'ifri-s ;,n.{ mixi-d ycarlln;.:s st'jady : i'aii-ly m'lii-. • in ni-ili-i- liiiycrs mi tup SWH| ehnici- st* rrs ; rnws ^'nw. han-ly ntcndy: hiilla driiKpy; link- rhaiiKnl but must liiils 2."i or niuru Iniix-l-; Vv.-ili-.'-y and calves ftiviily; «niiH and i-lmii-i- slauclllur stci.-rn ]ari.",-l.v $!.",. .W-17. ("I : mi-ilium and low pooi! S13.2ri-l."i.2S ; rnuKt p<.od and lov: clioJL-f heifers and mixed §1 J.oU-KJ.OO ; cood and i-hoii-v vcalo'/s, $M.. ".0-16. 00 : medium and Rood c-.lvcs $1L'.UU-14.00. Hi'KS 2.JOO; aotivo to till interest at i-t-ilini: k-vi-Ii ; trood and choice -ITU Ib. DR. L J. ZACHRY OPTOMETRIST PORTRAITS - COMMERCIALS SMITH'S 122 W. Foster STUDIO Phone 1510 DANCE SATURDAY NIGHT PANHANDLE HALL Panhandle, Texas Ask Us—We Have Your SHAMROCK CONOCO QUAKER STATE PENZOIL SINCLAIR and UNI-FLOW HARMONICAS!! A new shipment has just arrived MUSIC STORi Cwylev Phwe W School For Handlers o! Food Scheduled AUSTIN, Feb. 8.—In a vigorous campaign to elevate the state health level by preventing the spread of communicable diseases which mighl be transmitted 4>y foods, the state department of health is conducting training schools for food handlers in many sections of Texas, according to Dr. Geo. AV. Cox, state health officer. "Pood handlers are being laugh trie- sanitary methods of preparing handling, and serving foods fo: public consumption, Dr. Cox said "Actual experience has shown tha an insanitary eating establishmen is one of the surest sources o spreading infection. Public hoaltl is menaced by the lack of prope: sanitation in food handling and ou: goal is the education of cooks waiter's, butchers, bakers, fountain men. and all other food handler to such a level as \yill insure tin elimination of this health hazard. The training schools consist o elementary courses In bacteriologj communicable diseases, medical zool gy, foods, disinfection, sterlizatiou neisoual hygiene, and sanitation. These schools for food handler which have been well receive* wherever held way be booked in arry health unit of tfte state of Texa upon request from the director (he local health unit, addressed W. OQS, ?fcte heaj^ <?J cer, hatl f , iven h er j . llld llu , tol had cut it v:ould last i G First National Bank Bldg;. For Appointment Phone 269 )e Japanese I was telling the truth merchants and strange smells. dnys Sne haclll ' t tasted candy in six nd next morning they let me go. Charlie Ford, Prop. She lived quietlj with her par- door and enter a brightly lit room, Mitchell :;aid he would send not its and daughter, Carol Ann, until bare except for a mixed group of one bar, but a quantity. he Japanese oapitulation. Europeans grouped SOLVE YOUR mSQNAL FOOT PROBUEft* When the internees were released around the gaming table. The (Polish) people lack almost •om Stanley camp one of the first playing fantan in dreary silence. everything—food, shelter, clothing— visit her was the British colonial It is difficult to see ho\\ everything except courage. With CONFORMAL Persono/izec/ Shoes — individually moulded to your arches while you waif. Many smart styles—FREElriarfmina. ecretary at whose request, asso- tedious game holds any excitement, iates said, Bennett had given yet the Chinese play it for hours. the conditions are appallinq-.— Dr. W. A. Sawyer, director of health. UNRRA. chance to return to America on repatriation ship and stayed be- SMITH'S QUALITY Her face showed neitner FLOWERS For Every Occasion Your husband was a hrave man," resentment nor regret, only apathy. he British official told her. He was ne of scores of internees who ex- spot in town is ressed their gratitude. PARKER'S BLOSSOM SHOP can drink, and dance between bets, That gratitude is Chester Benett's only posthumous memorial. which are collected by a small Chi- | 406 N. Cuylcr Friends say he received nothing The game is "high-low dice and results are flashed in neon lights over the heads of the danc- awned the jewels he ier so he could carry on, has re- Today and Sat. whisky was awful, the eived no reward or payment. She works during the 'daj • Plus • "T. V. A." Another 'This Is America' Short Paramount NEWS dance band was bad, the hired Chinese girl stepped on my toes and ui the office of the American con- gambling is a terrible sin anyway. ulate while a yo.ung Chinsee Amah BUSTER CRABBE akes care of Carol Ann, all that he has left to link her with Cheser Bennett. Between 1850 and 1940, the population of the earth doubled, increasing from about 1,100,000,000 The Arabs invented algebra. Coster of Haarlaem printed the to about 2,200,000,000. Hard Ridin', Hard Fightin' Two Gun Hero in 0Y GALBRAITH SIDfc GLANCE* woo-woo wonderful STAGECOACH OUTLAWS" . . Plus . . "TEE FOR TWO" MYSTERY ISLAND 20 CROWN BRACKEN LAST TIMES TODAY MacMTORAY CROWN "CriscoKi W^TST •»" <*w jfiew ft*v m r?"iS » i* • i* •? r rr T v ~-™™r^w -T i "* T :_: ,» '-

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