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TWELVE—THE MORNING AVALANCHE Lubbock, Texas, Wednesday, February 11,1942 Dial 4343 For The Avalanche-Journal Ofirices rbvflfe& ^Trr Last Passenger Vehicles Roll Off Assembly Lines Tuesday ( Fords Las! Cars To Be Assembled MUSICAL INSTRUMENT HORIZONTAL 1 The two 5 Pictured instrument. 10 Mohammedan prince. 14 Send forth. !5 Combination. Answer to Previous Puzzle (By The Associated Press! DETROIT, Feb. 10.—The war's absorption of the automobile industry became virtually complete [ today as the last passenger vehicles i , „ ,, rolled off the few remaining car I }° Manufactured, assembly lines. The last passenger units to be assembled were Ford oars, but that was merely a circumstance; Ford with a heavy program of army- ordered passenger vehicles was behind in the war-curtailed production quote and was permitted to continue in production until today to partially catch up. . Turning Out Army Cars The Ford assembly lines, in fact, jhave been turning out just about as= many -army cars as civilian I units. ' Just when the manufacture of passenger cars for civilian use may again be undertaken in problematical. The erstwhile car manufacturers turned armorers are certain only that when such production is possible they will turn again to the 1942 model Ford Tanks To Start Rolling Out In July DETROIT, Feb. 10. (U.PJ—The Ford Motor company will be ready to begin production in July on a 30-ton, all-welded -M-4 tank, it was disclosed today. A Ford spokesman said the company's Highland Park plant had been in process of alteration for a month and that a school to train large numbers of welders and other workmen has been established. The new tank is two tons heavier than M-3 models currently turned out by other plants, and >will embody recommendations of American and British military missions with the mechanized desert battle in Libya. The new tank will carry a 75 MM cannon mounted in an all- welded power turrent capable of revolving in a complete circle. In addition, the vehicle will mount a smaller rifle, anti-aircraft guns and machine guns. He Can't Help Being Your VALENTINE It'll be no trouble Gt all to make yo'ur "Valentine" love you . . . just wear one of the new Spring Dresses . . . they're so different, so colorfully smart in oil their interesting new silhouettes,the new lower hemlines, the large prints, the soft pastels and the clever trims ... all perfectly created to peep out smartly from underneath your coat in early Spring and to wear without the coat later-on ... we invite you to see all the new Spring Dresses and get one for YOUR Valentine . . . prices. . . • 10.95 to 29.95 '*? iWllf'l Suddenly Schioparelli put sloping shoulders on her cbthes. Now she whipi a crinoline around o little bare.fabttle.of Shocking—thof outspoken scent! A crinoline of three satiny Shocking sachets, each wiih a loop so you can slip If over your clothes hangers, perfume your pet dreises. So Sweet and So Smart! .$3.75 Shocking Perfumes 13.95 to 29.95 Shocking Colognes 4.75 Perfect Gift for Your Valentine 17 Expire. 18 Helmet. 19 Body of water 20 Its make the music. 23 The is a similar instrument. 26 Plaything. 27 Water plant 29 Frozen moisture, 32 Wild hog, 33 Greatest amount 37 Assist. 38 Person with inflated ego. 41 Curved weapon. 42 Performer. 43 Paradise. I .31 ' 44 Rhinoceros (abbr.). 46 Units, 47 For shame! 48 Him. 49 Ransack. 53 You it to play it 56 Auto. 57 Turkish decree. 58 Cleaning devices. 59 Trigonometric ratios. J1 Ship pole. 12 Thought. 13 Last in order. 21 H is (contr.). 22 Shvrt letter. 24 We. 25 Theory. 27 Sheep huts. 28 Falling water. 29 Fashion. * 30 River (Sp.). 31 Lyric poem. 32 Portend. 34 Charm. 35 Male child. 60 Allowance for 35 Pair.-. waste. 39 Book oi the Bible. 40 Neat. 45 Dress edge. 46 Exclamation, 47 Vapors. 49 Impolite. 50 Acidity. 51 Yawn. 52 Formerly.. VERTICAL 1 Couches. 2 Leave out. 3 Row. 4 Height (abbr.). 5 Carriage. 6 Duck. 7 Nothing. 8 Nickname f< Joseph. 54 Three (prefix) 55 Raced. 9 Wild donkey? C-.. ; Mountain 10 Type measure. (abbr.). Dormitory. Officers At Tech Selected Officers have been elected foi house senates to direct studen government of the two women':, dormitories at Texas Technological college. _ There formerly was one senate to serve both dormitories, but under the new plan there is a separate senate for each dormitory. The newer dormitory's senate will hold a regular meeting tonight and the senate of the older dormitory probably will meet this week, Miss Jerrene Verner of Rule; president' of the group in the newer dormitory and formerly president of the two-house group, said Tuesday. Officers of dormitoiT number one. the older dormitory, are: president, Betty Nell Smithee, Ropesville; vice president, Rose Marie Martin, Corsicana; secretary, Gerry C u n n ingham, Van; treasurer, Barbara Griggs, Wink; Association of Women Students r e p r e sentative, Evelyn Stalcup, Big Spring; junior representative, Fay Ruth Harding, .Byers: sophomore representative, Alyce Bagley, Kress, and freshman representative, Mary.. Lou Edwards, Amarillo. In the newer dormitory, students who had held positions in the former senate retained the same positions in the governing body lor that dormitory. They are Miss Verner; vice president, Walldeen Dbnnell, Mexia; secretary, Mary Margaret Tunnell, Tahoka; treasurer, Wilma Ruth Forbis, Wellington; junior representative, Kathryn Weeth, Vernon. New officers elected were Evelyn Cooper, El Paso, A.W.S. representa tive; Janice Buie, S t a mford, senior representative; Genevieve Decker, Childress, s o p h o m ore representative, and Anna Baker, Amarillo, freshman representative. Texans To Seek War Contracts (By The United Press) AUSTIN, Feb. 10—Members of the executive committee of an organization of Texas small industries prepared today to go to Washington to seek aid from Texas members of Congress in getting war-time contracts. Rep. DeWtit Kinard of Port Arthur, chairman of a legislative committee that called the small business operators together, said that "seven or eight" Texans would take their problem to Washington within two weeks. Patience IE Urged Vigorous criticism cf federal distribution of war time work was heard from business men at yesterday's meeting. Dr. T. O. Walton, president of Texas A. and M. college, advised the critics to be patient, because of the hugeness of the task facing national leaders. Dr. Walton had a gloomy forecast of this nation after the war. "We will never again see the same way of life we have enjoyed so far," he said. "Some business will be liquidated, and some colleges probably will close forever." Mechanical Cotton Picker May Come Into Its Own Because Of Labor Shortage JACKSON, Miss., Feb. 10 (Wide World)— The mechanical cotton picker may come into its own because of the war, despite objections of those who saw unemployment for hundreds of thousands of nimble-fingered farm laborers in its use. , Today the reverse of unemployment is the problem as selective service and industrial opportunities draw deeply on/the south's stock of able-bodied men. Use May Be Widespread Natior •>! Cotton Council members expressed belief chances were better than ever before for widespread use of some device ike the one John and Mack Rust of Memphis brought out several years ago. Oscar Johnston, president of :he council, said a shortage of :>uman choppers and pickers was imminent and would be felt seri- As An Expert Sees It— Behind War News Farm Agents To Hold Meetings First of a series of 12 community educational meeting to acquaint Lubbock county farm families with the needs of Uncle Sam 'or more food for defense and for the Allies, will be held in. Roosevelt school, south of Idalou, at wh'ich the county program will be discussed, C. C. Jobson, county farm agent, said Tuesday night. Thursday night a similar meeting is planned for Cooper school Four will be held next week and four the following week, said Jobson. The meeting is to begin at 8 o'clock. ously at cotton picking time next fall. '•To meet this," he said, "the utmost effort must be made to develop and manufacture mechanical equipment to do the work formerly done by human hands." Men Called Into Service Johnston explained that much of the crop \Vas produced on family farms, each making not more Jhan five bales a year -but employing in the aggregate thousands of men under 30. These were the very men being called into the armed services, he pointed out. "Many thousands more of farm laborers," he added, "will be attracted to the industrial centers by the lure of,higher wages and shorter hours than can be afforded by the producer interest of the raw cotton industry." Youngster's Dog Not For Sale; He's Good Companion When Child Takes AWOL Jaunts t/ Rudie D. Smith's dog is not fori>— by buying a fence. • \ Tuesday morning, Jerry Lynn, 2-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, strayed from his residence oblige youj N ew Wildcat Will Be Spudded In Shortly City officials reported Tuesday, that drilling will be started prob- at 2609 Twenty-sixth street. | ably today and not later than Judy, Boston terrier who is one ; Thursday on the No. 1 T. A. Hol- mcnth younger than her little ' man wildcat test three miles south master, followed and kept an eye east of the city. on him. Representatlves'oi .Jim R. Sharp, At 2432 Twenty-eighth street, Tulsa operator who is drilling the Mrs. A. W. Jackson looked out well, reported that the rig has and saw the child, in the street, been completed, a water well has He was crying.- It was cold. Learned From Dog's Tag Mrs. Jackson took the child into her living room and warmed him. Jerry Lynn could not talk well enough to give her any informa- j been finished and rotary drilling machinery is being installed. The well is to be a 5,500-foot test It is located approximately three miles south by slightly west of the i'L. C. Harrison et al No. 1 Nairn tvllVShk^k* l\J iii » V* A1V.1 UA1 * 11A.L.VSL J.A1U. I -,_, , , . , - _ ,. . tion, so she turned to the dog. Estate discovery producer of the who had yipped and twisted and ^mediate city of Lubbock area, insisted upon accompanying her master into the house.' women as well as men, and On Judy's neck was a tag evi- also boys and girls, .are urged to dencine her having been vacci- Germany is making plastic masks. IBS By KIRKE L. SIMPSON Wide World War Analyst A United Nati ns disaster of| Release of Japanese attack maximum proportions is taking' power, particularly air power, swift shape in the Far Pacific I 11 " 0 ™ the Singapore operations ™._ T._H,- _« r, : ^ . would augment the scope and The battle of Singapore, the great British citadel of empire, is all but lost. Hourb may see its fall to scope force of the attack on the Dutch Indies. The enemy has already obtained some oil in Sarawak and overwhelming Japanese attack elsewhere although stern execu- tj c 'TTrM-»V\ir+Krt T^***rtV. rif 4-ti'A .V.A*! I J~ and sf^nalize the worst blow of this war to Brit~i ish arms, and to Allied rivalling feet the France. hopes, in ef- fall of | It is not only loss of the Singapore base itself as a strate gic key that counts. D e spite official outgivings from both London qnd Washington as . to An glo American r e in- KIRKE SIMPSON f o r cements reaching the Pacific scene' of action, forewarnings that Singapore might not prove able to hold out indefinitely have been voiced repeatedly on both sides of the Atlantic. Yet Time Major Factor the intimation has been University Enrollment Drops 1 6 Per Cent AUSTIN, Feb. 10 CU.PJ—Enroll- ment at the University of Texas today stood 1C per cent below that of a corresponding date a year ago. Final registration was on Monday, when the spring semester total reached 8,006, compared with 9,600 in 1941. This semester's total includes 516 new students. The number of .individuals, including those who have left school, who registered for the 1941-42 semesters was announced as 10,041. ^^--r—v*^- tT5py^5> e _)- c > g ?=v V-^ •'• BEES PROVIDE SWEETS DALLAS, Feb. 10. (U.P.)—Quit worrying about the shortage of sugar as long as the bees are working, T. W. Burleson of Waxahachie advised the Dallas Agricultural club. Besides being an ingredient used by numerous persons who cannot take sugsr, honey 5s an excellent, substitute in coffee, cakes and pies, Burleson said. *n>i i«rr»frr." NEW New shipment of Wool Jeriey ... in espeda I I y bec.utiful postel colors in solids and some very ot- troctive prints . . . ol : . 54 inches, wide . . . the yard 1.93 that it could withstand siege long enough "for adequate Allied defense forces to be rallied in the Dutch Indies. With that in mind, the Allied generalissimo. Gen. Wavell, called for a British'stand at Singapore as at Tobruk. Within two days after the first Japanese crossed the Johore strait moat on to Singapore island, however, its main defenses have crumbled and the fate of its garrison is ominously uncertain. The time element is the major factor involved at Singapore at this ytage to what extent the grand strategy worked cut in the R o o sevelt-Churchill conferences counted upon additional weeks or even months to muster reinforcements in the Dutch Indies while Singapore still stood can only be conjectured. It is scarcely possible, however, that the war plan evolved did not rely heavily on a prolonged Japanese delay at Singapore. Parallel Of Germany It was to reach the Dutch islands and their precious oil resources that Japan struck in the Pacific. Her case exactly parallels that of Germany. Both must have oil, snd Japan struck for it in the Pacific "as Hitler struck for it in Russia. With a complete victory soon at Singapore, Japan will be a long stride'closer to that prime oil objective than her Nazi associate. Ker next move is likely to be a mass attack on the Java basUon still guarding Dutch high-test oil sources. tiori by the Dutch of the well destruction orders limits the immediate fruits of Nippinese victory in that respect. Further Confusion There can be little question, however, that the fall of Singapore will mark the beginning in full scale of the battle of Java as the fall of France marked the battle of Britain. Unless Java can be held the United Nation front will be thrown back into Australia and the Pacific islands. Allied contacts between the Pacific and Indian oceans via the straits of the China sea will be ruptured and the China sea become for long a virtual Japanese lake. There is another imponderable political aspect to the impending Singapore disaster. Prime Minister Churchill faced down a Parliament restive with apprehension as to fate of that jewel in the British belt of empire. With Singapore actually lost, h'e may come to the gravest crisis of his war captaincy, further to confuse Allied councils. attend," Jobson said. "This is a program for every one in the family and each of us must play his or her part. Boys and girls can help in raising more food, more chickens, cattle and hogs and the other things we need." Wells Will Speak Miss Clara Pratt, home demonstration agent, has arranged for several women, active in club work, to speak. Several men also will speak, as will Miss Pratt and Jobson. James P. Steele, of Woodrow, is chairman of the board, which. is composed of representatives of farm organizations and all U. S. department of agriculture and state agencies in the county. Miss Pratt said that she expected several speakers to discuss farm gardens and poultry. Virtually all farmers in the county have pledged themselves to have a garden this year. Walter Y. Wells, county AAA administrator, is expected to attend and speak. dencing her having been vacci- • nated. An animal hospital identi-. fied her and her owners through j the tag, and Mrs. Jackson return- | ed the child to his -mother. i His .Second Trip Abroad Mrs. Smith had been to the residence of a neighbor. Upon her return she left the child and the dog in the back yard, which is unfenced. "They were gone three minutes later when she checked up on them," Smith said. "She looked everywhere without any luck." The child made another unauthorized junket three weeks ago, riding his tricycle clear to College and Nineteenth street, the father said. "The dog kept with him that time, too," Smith said. "Two ne- groes found them and got them back to us." So— "That dog is not for sale," Smith said, "but it sure looks like I'll have to build me a fence.' CHARTERS CHANTED AUSTIN, Feb. 9 (3>t— Chartered: M i d I a nd Cafeterias, Midland; Cafeterias; capital stock 34,500; incbrporators, Armo Spears, H. W. Donohoo, Lorene Spears. Paris City Lines, Paris, Texas; street railways; capital stock £10,000; ^corporators, E. J. Owen, J. M. Hunt, J. G. Cecil. John R. Adams Co., ship chandlers, Port Arthur; Merchandise; capital stock SI.000; incorporators, Mrs. John R. Adams, J. A. Cans, Fred A. White. QUINTUPLETS « relieve misery of CHEST COLDS SIX USED AIRPLANES FOR SALE Six Used Taylorcrafi for sal*, some like new all licensed by ihe United States Government. 65 R.P. (Join Civil Air Patrol) CLENTBREEDLOVE AERIAL SERVICE Govt Approved Advanced School Municipal Airport. Dial 2-9960 PETITION IS DENIED WASHINGTON, Feb., 10 {3>j — The Civil Aeronautics board denied today .a petition of Braniff Airways, inc., for approval of a econd daily round trip between Dklahoma City and Amarillo, ?exas. The board said that al- hough the line had been operat- ng a second schedule between the wo points prior to November 1, passenger loads do not indicate hat approval of a second schedule is required in the interest of commerce." . . Buy A Defense Bond TODAY1 In 1891, Congress appropriated 510,000 for bombarding the clouds with cannon shot in an effort, to bring rain. Child Whose Tonsils Are Removed During Paralysis Epidemic May Be Receiving -His Death Sentence, Cornell Doctor Says 'By The Associated Press) MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 10 — A child whose tonsils are removed during an infantile paralysis epidemic may by that act be receiving his death sentence, Dr. Philip M. Stimson of Cornell university said today. In an address prepared for delivery to the Slidsouth Post graduate Medical assembly's opening annual sessions, Dr. Stimson warned that "a definite relationship" has been observed between tonsil and adenoid operations during such an epidemic and "subsequent severe, even fatal cases of the disease." Should Avoid Operations For that reason, he a akl. such operations should be avoided dur- DIAL 8616 Day o? Night Ambulance SANDERS Funeral Home ing epidemics of the dread disease. rest. !> Dr. Stimson, assistant professor of clinical pediatrics at the university's medical college, said any injury to the delicate tissues of the nose and throat may open a gateway to infection—a gateway that should remain closed so long as an epidemic rages. Dr. Stimson urged three other precautions to observe during times of epidemic: "Keep the head out of water possibly contaminated with human excreta. "Avoid chilling or physical exhaustion. "Treat any fllness, no matter elitis and insist on prolonged bed Youir sole protection lie.s in the skill of the Doctor who prescribes your Lenses Drs. Aiidgrson' & _ Qauley, ., ' ''-QlPTOMEtRISTS / '. . OF/Hl/lS Olf ftAU"0!»Y <jf , Andersqn Br;o£. Credit Jewelers OFFICER TRANSFERRED WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. W.R) — Brig. Gen. John B. Maynard, com- nandant of Camp Wallace, Tex., has been transferred to command of the barrage balloon training center, Camp Tyson, Tenn. ; war department officials said today. ANNOUNCING The Formation ot the Firm Of . HAY AND HUDSPETH ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELORS AT LAW 810-11 Lubbock Nafl. Bank HidePhones: Day 3-XSUI: Kite "813 and 47l Specialist In Disorders of the Fool DR. MARSHALL HARVEY CHIROPODIST 1103 AVE. K. PH. 7341 WEST TEXAS HOSPITAL STAFF OFFICE: Wc-l Tc*as Clinic i:n^ Main Street CHARLES J. WAGNER. SI D. Surgery and Consultation -i*.M G. UUXN. M. D.. F. A. C. S. Si'rgerj. Gttuto-lirinarr Diseases \VM. L. BAfJCIl. M. O. 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