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do is unit, a is 10 Commandments Are Issued for British Officers List of Do's and Don't's Given Every Junior Oficer LONDON -Every young officer in the British Army, upon joining a certain issued with a sheet of "notes for junior officers." And amongst all these, he finds the following "ten commandments." 1. Do not be sarcastic, lose your temper or swear at mAn. 2. Neither condemn a man unheard nor show partiality. 3.

Do not order man to do that which you are not prepared to yourself. and see that you know how to do it better than he can. 4. Keep your men busy and interested at all times, 5. Take an active part in your men's recreation.

6. Remember that the way to 8 man's heart lies through his family. Take an interest in his home affairs, and be always ready to advise him and assist him should he meet with trouble at home. 7. Maintain a constant watch over the feeding.

housing and comfort of your men. 8. Insist always on the smartest turn-out possible under the circumstances. 9, A disappointing man is often disappointing for some reason. Find out why.

10. Get to know your men so that you realize without being told when things are not going as they should. Self- -Confidence Essential "An officer must develop the qualities of self confidence and seli respect." says the notes. -confidence bred chiefly on knowledge- -a knowledge more complete and more extensive than that of any subordinate, a knowledge attained by sweat and hard work "He who is placed on pedestal is most visible- -not only 15 he looked up to but his every act is noted." Mess etiquette officers are also reminded that wagers should not be laid before the wine has been around once. Traveler BRANTFORD, Ont.

A hitch- hen from has arrived in Brantford. When a freight car of lumber sealed at Redwood was opened. the hen, a white-rock, bustled out with much squawking and flapping of wings, Inside the car. workmen found two eggS--frozen solid. Canada's cold weather not bother the hen, though.

She chased all over the railway yards before workmen finally cooped her up. with Penetro. Penetro does 'double-relief' duty. You feel it work inside and outside. And it starts almost instantly.

Disappearing base, rich in medication, goes into skin surface- soothing, cooling vapors sweep into breath passages break up mucous congestion. Get Penetro 25c. -35c. FOR TONIGHT SAY NIGHT" Leave them behind -slip away from to colds' muscles and miseries stuffy burny nose and throat, into sleep. Rub throat and chest with YOU CAN COME if you bring WON-UP! WON-UP is welcome because QUENCHES L-0-N-G-E-R! OR DOUBLE YOUR WON-UP's a winner -anywhere, its rich, tangy, sun-ripe flavor say What's more, WON- quenches it builds up your alkaline reserve.

in vitamin Insist on Drink a can of WON-UP. If wou don't drink, agree volt send longer reasons than any Edinburg. Texas, and other popular chase price WON a on mission, show not conductor is a a off. have man of bus hot, of guns see and still dron but don London's steel. has as so out a bus of their been battery after passing of flash bus A add around roads usual bus been put jokes of bombs up To but this up vear witen tax a no Londoners Still Ride in Buses Despite Threat of Bombs and Shell Splinters By FREDERICK SMITH been known to penetrate the bus LONDON (INS) Thousands of Americans who have traveled 1n London's giant buses during peace time would find they nad undergone a surprising transformation if they were to ride in them today.

When darkness starts to descend on the capital thousands of people endeavor to get to their homes or shelters before the sirens commence their nightly wail. Most of these people "queue" for London's buses but buses that today are very different. Instead of the old brilliantly lit bus roaring up alongside the sidewalk, a dark shape now draws up at a slow speed with its destination board so dimly lit that it is hardly discernible. Windows Boarded Over A number of its windows will most possibly be permanently boarded over, usually indicating that they have either been broken by antiaircraft shell splinters ot even from the concussion of bursting bomb. So many windows have been broken in the first year of war that glass is now at A premium and boards are used as a substitute.

A strong gauze netting also now to be found affixed to the glass windows that remain. This is designed prevent the window from shattering and injuring passengers with glass splinters, Under black -out conditions it is difficult for people to know when they have reached their destina-1 tion. This has been overcome by the bus-conductor yelling out the name of each place reached. When the sirens sound many passengers leave the upper compartment of the bus and go to the lower. This has been found to be a wise precaution.

for splinters from antiaircraft shellfire have Robstown Hurt in Crash Collision Occurs On Petronila Highway ROBSTOWN Rudie Schacherl of Robstown, Route 1, was being treated at Robstown Clinic- Hospital for serious right shoulder injuries received early Wednesday morning when the car in which she was riding was in collision with another car here. The collision occurred at the intersection of the Corpus Christi Highway and the Petronila Highway, just east of the city limits. An X-ray was made to determine extent of Mrs. Schacherl's injuries, but a report on the examination had not been made late Wednesday night. Highway Patrolman W.

V. Weeks, who investigated the crash, said Miss Annette Barnard, Robstown High School student, was driving north on the road and that the other machine, occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Brandt, also of Robstown, Route 1. and Mrs.

Schacherl, was heading east on the Corpus Christi road when the crash occurred. The Brandts were given first aid treatment at the hospital. Other occupants of the machine driven by Miss Barnard were George Brittain and Edgbert Lane, also of the Robstown High School. Both cars were badly damaged. Heat waves occur in the month of August more than in any other UP month.

always it THIRST MONEY anytime! Try it! You'll is downright delicious! thirst longer, because It's non-fattening-rich refreshing WON-UP today! that it quenches your thirst the can together with your you il get back twice the our- 01 is of in 000.000 000.000 000.000 000.000 000.000 which man farm malect Dr. a Occupation ages the toodcards persistent is flour most blockade, indispensable. military to BIt were is up Agacultural of off to drastic and as consequence a its was is in Dr. from the or by massive food all its In the in since was in was months. pal minated small the the Ina of livestock DR eleve wheat from 4 im- tents DO- In the Food Shortage in France Blamed on British Blockade War Damage and Crop Neglect Are Also Cited (1 PARIS.

France 11o by the German German the planed foremen Tile tage France, well the which he had French the ME Li potatoes and that Germans, that the counts the reich sending 01 potatoes to the acute Cites Shortage of Wheat the Taking Dr Reinhardt pointed that 500,000 to 600.000 and that due to the war the sown. wheat harvest vent oniv 60 cent As import are now ticully cut made the France, despite fertile has neglected hike potatoes according to Dr. Reinhardt. He stated its annual DrOe duction is only about 15.000.000 tons for 40,000,000 people, compared with production in the Reich of 60.000.000 tons for 000.000 people, about 50 per a cent greater production. tato acreage 40 per cent below normal this year and the crop had suffered war damage and neglect.

resulting increased of the potato-bug. France's beet sugar production centers in the northeast. the fighting was heaviest and practically the populaton was evacuated during the SIN to eight weeks when the beet crop required most attention. consequence, the sugar production this VeRE Was 30 per cent of mal. The shortage therefore so acute thet sugar rationed before anything else France.

Crop Neglect a Factor The north also provided France with of its meat, mills, buttor and cheese and like the crops were In many cases killed Or neglected. supplies of these provisions were far from adequate it was pointed out. Furthermore, France depended on ports for a large percentage of its meat, particularly mutton, and for much of butter. eges and poultry. as well as the fodder of livestock.

Most of these overseas supplies were now cut off. From 55 to 60 per cent of the fats used in the country Canie from abload, about half from the Colonics and the rest from foreign countries, Dr. Reinhardt expressed the belief that despite the blockthe ade. considerable portion large stocks of vegetable oil: in West Africa would reach France the next few tendduring 10 relieve the bad shortage. Ir the meantime, butter about the only fat available for cooking 01 other purposes, Dr' Reinhardt asserted France In recent vears had done nothing to increase its butter production, whereas the German production had been doubled in the same time.

under much more unfavorable conditions for the dairying industry. Situation in Butter Proper distribution of the butter supplies of the country WAS fact further handicapped by the that about 55 per cent of France's butter made by the peasants this and control of distribution of butter was difficult. In Germany, 85 per cent of the butter is produced in co-operative creameries and the German althorities were offering their experience in this line to the French with a view to increasing the percentage of creamery produced butter, It was indicated that a new law will tend to bring this about, but its effects will not be felt immediately, Without severe rationing. and the importation of large supplies from Germany, the shortage of fats. sugar and potatoes would have been catastrophic.

Dr. Reinhardt concluded. He hoped that there might be some amelioration in the situation before the winter WAS over and that a long-range program would tend to increase French production next year and thereafter. The German army had helped in large part to save last year's harvest by working in the fields and would continue to help in the sowing for next year he pointed out. Nearly 4.000 Truck Loads Of Broken Limbs Taken From Streets of Amarillo AMARILLO (UP -Nearly 4,000 truck loads of broken tree limbs were gathered on Amarillo streets after the December "ice storm" that stopped communications for two days and seriously damaged trees and shrubs.

The debris had not all been cleared five weeks after the storm, but the pile of broken limbs already covered 25 acres. Wide-Awake City LOUP CITY, Neb. Ever have alarm clock get you out youed two hours early? That happened to all of Loup City when the telephone operator turned on the usual 1 a. m. whistle at 5 a.

m. got up, looked around. went back for two more hours' sleep. and things But then WASHINGTON 120 in 1940 store 000 dent Uncle ouch 03 hp out The Detense unter farmer. In than tustance monthly been I 000.000 a of would defer De- 0 of into teeth civilian by for Corpus Christi Caller Section CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS, FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 17, 1941 rooting Proceed During Air Raid Usually, about minutes after the sounding the sirens, one to is able the the an- taireraft ex their barrage When becomes the stall continues its way the driver and hats which they recently issued.

It only ween the raiders commence to close to the tat pulls outside a shelter the passengers are asked to step until things get little quieter. During nightly when shadowy raids. souares, bus passengers have their ears of number terrific flashes and very loud explosions Indicate that ensconcan ed the darkness of trees and in Bus journeys during siren time are palmy, however. Some Hit By Bombs writer The seen number of buses whose bodywork and upper deck has completely What incredible howseemed netually ever is that people walked out them the explosion. shocked, dazed.

still alive. It is no easy job driving one of these red monsters through Lon- unlit. twisting don's with head lamps to guide make for it harder drivers bomb craters now to their difficulties and recently a bus drove right But all this does not deter Londoners from journeying around after the sirens have been sound- long are ed and lines people still to be seen at late hour waiting for their war time buses. Depression's Over! Teaching Course On Income Taxation KINGSVILLE (Sp) Ei- ther Texas College is expecting to turn out some multi-millionaire graduates or is hoping for a high enrollment of radio comedians. Since the first of the has rolled around.

the radio has been alive with and puns centering the payment of income tax. Now, the business administration department at offering new course. income accounting. 10 help those Students who expect to pay all income tax some day. The course, designed to students how to keep records for income tax 1'0.

turns, will be taught by Paul P. Cooper, of the business administration department, next semester. Culberson Gave Interviews To All Seeking State Jobs AUSTIN (INS) Although Railroad Commission Olin Culber- son had several times more job applicants than he had jobs when he went on the Railroad Comhe personally interviewed every and woman who wanted personal interview. The reason: 'I've been out of job myself and I know what it means. For the first several days of his office Culberson found no time to do anything except talk: to job applicants.

CONTENTS FLUID OUNCES UNSWEETENED -UP GRAPE FRUIT ENGELMAN Shake, serve JUICE, DRINK GARDENS AS DIRECT FROM Bottlenecks Slow American Defense Spending steel Present ish the and French insisted head ARMY NAVAL SHIPBUILDING BILLIONS OF DOLLARS 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 OTHER NAVY DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS (76th Congress. 3rd Session) $17,692.000.000 MISC. HE By MORGAN M. BEATTY 10M twowould have ocean potential army predicted boy 1915 5.000,000 men, including the service reserves. spending began to the stimulus the Mu- early its the autumn 1939 mounting ever the For National Debt Goes 1'p 000.000 1939 By The the rate spending defense earnest about A GIGANTIC PRICE SLASHING EVENT ACROSS THE CORPUS CHRISTI GROSSMAN INC.

DEPT. SEMI- ANNUAL CLEARANCE NCE PLAN NOW TO SAVE Sale Starts FRIDAY MEN'S SOCKS CHILDREN'S RUBBER MEN'S Limited quantity of men's anklets. Slightly seconds. DRESSES BOOTS UNDERWEAR 19c values. 5c Sixes 1 to 6, prints Ladies' Mens' Fine grade Sale, per pair and other materials or Undershirts 25c values.

to $1 Values $2.69 Values Now. 18c 25c $199 Fine grade per pair Clearance Clearance Shorts LADIES' PANTIES LADIES' SILK HOSE Only 140 pairs. Tailored and lace trimmed. 25c WELL KNOWN MAKES AND FULL FASHIONED, value. Clearance PURE SILK $1 VALUES.

CLEARANCE Sale Price ALL SIZES AND COLORS SEE OUR WINDOWS 10c ONLY 139 ON HAND! BED SPREADS SILK DRESSES Crinkled. In all colors. CLEARANCE ON ENTIRE STOCK OF SILK DRESSES--SIZES 11 69c regular, Clearance 47c 50. NEW LIGHT SHADES OR BLACKS. $3.95 Values $2.49 $4.95 Values $4.85 36-INCH $6.85 to $7.90 Values $4.85 DOMESTIC Extra good grade soft finish.

Clearance Regular 10c value, COTTON and LADIES' per yard price 5c RAYON DRESSES SWEATERS LADIES' SLIPS Tailored A LOT OF 100 DRESSES- -SIZES ALL WOOL or lace -trimmed. Well made. 59c value. 11 TO 20-ALL COLORS- ALL COLORS Clearance 29 VALUES--CLEARANCE PRICE- TURTLE NECKS Price AND OTHER STYLES now $1.39 Seller 89c 99c $1.96 VALUES CLEARANCE PRICE GIRLS' SPORT JACKETS MEN'S SLACKS Men's DRESS SHIRTS Only 84 Jackets, weather 100 Pairs of Men's Dress Pants. and -proof.

Original 540 Dress Shirts. Attractive $2.95 values. Never All sizes. Different colors up to again Colors. Sizes 14 to 17.

at this clearance 50c $1.00 Values Sale 79c. $3.00 values. price Clearance---Pair Others as low as 50c Child's OVERALLS Corduroy SALE LADIES' SHOES MEN'S HATS All colors and sizes Not in all sizes in style. Felt. All colors.

All sizes. 1 8. Clearance 37c $7.50 Values. purchase One lot only every to Lucky BLANKETS enables us to offer $1.35 DRESS HATS these shoes per pair at 66x80 Regular $1.95 Indian values. Blankets, Sin- Fine $3.95 quality.

values, now. Known makes. $2.95 gle and all colors. CHILDREN'S SHOES $2.95 values; Clearance now SI $2.35 Other double Blankets- Girls and Boys--Sizes 8 to 12 Some as low $2.69 value; part $1.87 to 2-Solid leather- Clearance 38 $1.79 wool, for Price. Per Pair 95c MEN'S SUITS OR CORDUROY TOPCOATS SKIRTS JACKETS and MEN'S SHOES All wool, all colors.

Regular $19.50 value, now a $14.65 Corduroy and woolen Regular $22.50 values; Solid leather soles skirts. Nationally known $2.95 Values. Clear- now $16.45 $3.95 to $4.50 values. Red, ance Price, per pair ALL SUITS GUARANTEED $1.95 teal blue and greens. They will go fast.

Clearance $1.95 LADIES' COTTON Haines SHORTS SHEETS HOUSE DRESSES and SHIRTS 72x90 good grade. Regu- SHOES Black and White Regular 25c values. lar 69e values. Moccasins, Sizes 3 and other colors. $1 Clearance Clearance to 8- Value, SHORTS 39c 19c Pillow Cases 10c Clearance 19c Clearance 50c SHIRTS didn't come until the fall of 1940.

By then the had gradually upped its monthly spending rate to the 100-million mark. By November putting out ernment the rate of "checks govnearly 170 monthly, The December estimates of navy spending it indicated might pay out close to 200. The ArmY got above the million mark in October for the first time in peacetime. In November the army spent 000 and it'll be well over the rate 200 million dollars monthly in 1941. Some Of Our Purchases All the spending defense was not for ships and guns and soldiers and tanks.

More than $500.000.000 has gone defense, housing for industrial workers, protective dea of locks third set for the Panama Canal, auport developrecruiting defense industry workers, electric power for detease industry. FBI otage forces and public works. Reinhardt a bushes bicwn Get Instead MOM more tOns Worry of FALSE TEETH cost that CIA nick Slipping or Irritating Don't loose false. loose be Senator George spent 4111 CRASHES BARGAIN SKY! STORE SALE! at 8:30 a.m. Garza SHEETS 81x90; 3 years.

guaranteed. 73c 1c Pillow Cases 19c 10c KHAKI PANTS Men's khaki pants and shirt to match. Extra good 47c heavy Clearance, quality. each 79c THREAD All colors. 100.

yards, 12 spools for 10c TO MEN'S SHOES Freeman and other wellknown makes. $5.95 nes. Sizes 6 to 12. Black or tan. Clearance $4.35 Others at this low price.

Clearance: $2.95 to $3.45 Men's Arrow SHIRTS $1 other These well Arrow -known Shirts makes. and $2.00 and $1.65 val, Clearance $1.27 CHILDREN'S $1.65 DRESSES 50c other Broadcloth fine or materials. prints Fast and colors guaranteed. Clearance 48c 99c PRINTS Brand new spring shades. Some fall shades.

36 in. fast colors. Clearance, per yard 8c MILLINERY Now is your chance to buy your felt for much less than cost to us. Up to $2.95 values. All ance for colors.

only Clear- 50c CHILDREN'S ANKLETS Plain and fancy colors. 15c ance, per values. pair Clear- 5c 1,000 Yards SILKS Solids or prints, very good quality to $1.00 per 17c yard ance, per values. yard Clear- 29c GROSSMAN INC. 1002-4-6 LEOPARD ST.

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