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February 12, 1942

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<.<• f AGE TWO—THE MORNINGS AVALANCHE Luhbock, Texas, Thursday/ February 12, 1942 4343 for The Avalanche-Journal Office* Tech Plans Substitution Of Chemical Means For Customary Textile Processes 100% Guaranteed] ] ffOH'f Miff Iff f. 4 Days—Starling MOKDAYI * PALACE THEATRE The Panama Canal could move the. entire United States fleet from ocean to ocean in 48 hours. rNEURALGIA- , S6 a vi' rell ," ta S pain* of neuralgia quickly pleasantly. Soothes upset £ t<5 B « onl I, M dlr «^<l. All drug. te. , SQc, 6}o bottles. and Your Old Mounting No Chug* for Reselling Convenient- Low Cost— 1 TRANSPORTATION to all points Trovel the modern way when you go places —on business trips, pleasure'or week-end visits—Low Round Trip Fares. Ride The Bus And Save Your Tires! Direct Connections To A!! Points In Lubbock Trade Territory! —o— Texas-New Mexico and Oklahoma Coaches Joe Bowman, Mgr. Union Bus Terminal Lubbock Cotton Research Project Mapped Development of a fabric and system for manufacture through substitution of r.hemical means for the customary intermediate processes will be the initial objective of the cotton research project for which funds were allocated to Texas Technological college Monday, C. M. Stanley, jr., who will direct the project, said Monday. Chemical means would be substituted for the roving, spinning, ways of preparation and weaving processes. • Cheaper Process Seen "We believe that we can make a fabric much cheaper than tho/.e made by the orthodox means, witl the ultimate result of lower prices so that people will use more cotton fabrics," said Stanley, who is head professor of textile engineering at the college. In the project, attempt will be made to "spot weld," a term coin ed by Stanley, the fibers togethe to form a fabric, rather than tc twist them into yarns and weave the yarns into a fabric. Such process, if successfully developed would eliminate considerable ex pense in manufacturing. Severa methods of approach to the problem are being considered. The Texas Cotton Research and Use committee, established by a bill passed in the last session of the Legislature, allocated $30,200 to Tech for the project at a. meeting in Austin Monday. President Clifford B. Jones of-Texas Tech, President Homer P: Rainey of the University of Texas and President T. O. Walton of Texas Agricultural and Mechanical college are members of the committee. Texas A. and M. and the university also received allocations for projects. To Employ Researchers Name of the Tech project will be '•Improvement in Cotton Manufacturing Techniques." Initial objective will be to attempt to develop the new fabric and method of manufacture, but the project will not necessarily be confined to that problem. One research engineer and one skilled mechanic will be employed in the near future. Orders were being prepared Tuesday for equipment needed. I-imediate changes and additions which the project will involve include coupling of two pickers to make a single-process machine; purchase of one control draft drawing frame; conversion of a roving frame to long draft; purchase of a combination cone, tube and spring weaving machine for yarn; one cone type creel for the warper; conversion of one spinning frame to long draft; purchase of one high-speed X-model loom and installation of a new compressed air-powered humidifying system Vu 6 textile building. Additions will be made to testing equipment and supplies and a considerable amount of work will be done in construction of machines and machinery attachments, said Stanley. The allocation provides for financing of the project until the fall of 1943. FORMER U. S. PRESIDENT HORIZONTAL 1,7 Pictured U. S. president whose birthday is today. 13 Conduct. 14 Street Arab. 16 Entreaty. 17 Become interwoven; 18 To glut. 20 Period. 1\ Alleged force. 22 Military polite (abbr.). 23 Organ of hearing. 24 Forenoon (abbr.). 26 Symbol for nickel. 27 Crease. 29 Soak flax. 31 City in Texas. thirst. 35 Encounter. Answer to Previous Puzzle Theology (abbr.). 45 Senior (abbr.). 46 Type of church vestment 49 Music 50 Rough lava. 51 Constellation. 36 French health 53 Lampoons, resort city. 56 Indiana 37 Midday nap. (abbr.). 57 Head support. 59 Label again. 60 Flat mass of floating ice. 61,62 He debated VERTICAL 1 Kind of nut. 2 Drop of perspiration. 3 Rodent. 4 Paid-publicity. 5 Turkish' commander. 6 Suitable companion. 7 Prevaricator. 8 Interest (abbr.). birth. 15 Mine (Italian). ~ 18 Splashes. 19 Snails of '.he genus Auricula. 22 Disturbs. 25 Genus of Old World mints. 27 Hastens off. 28 Doctor of Science (abbr.). 30 Silent. 32 Friend (Fr.). 34 Sheep tick. 37 Types of cars. 38 Near. 40 Avoids.' 44 Waste allowance* 46 Solar disk (Egypt.), 47 Ignited. 48 Type of naJL 50 Wild ox of Celebes. 52 One, in cards. 54 Unit of superficial measure. Lubbock Boy Is Killed In Action 39 To one side. 41 Let it stand. 42 One who practices a given art. 43 Doctor of 9 Candle power 55 Self. with (abbr.). 10 Aged. 11 Spanish province. 12 Conferred by 56 Ailing. 58 Kitchen police (abbr.). SO Footguards (abbr,). Notification that Dan F. Barnes, 19, of Lubbock was killed in action Feb. 3 during fighting in the southwestern Pacific war zone was contained in a telegram to his mother, Mrs. Dora Breedlove of route 2, from the War Department Wednesday morning. He became the first Lubbock boy to be reported lost in the fighting in that sector oE the war. No Details Are Given The telegram rontained no details, but advised Mrs. Breedlove that a letter follows. Young Barnes and his twin brother, Don, about whom no recent word has been received, spent most of their boyhood in Lubbock and attended school here. Records at Senior High school show that Dan completed his sophomore work at the end of the 1939-40 session and was promoted to the junior class. Don was promoted from Junior High school to Senior High school at the end of the 1938-39 session, but did not attend classes in Senior High. National Guard Members Both boys were members of a Lubbock company of the national guard, and were inducted into regular Army service with that unit in the late summer of 1940. They received their training in Camp Bowie, Brownwood, and sailed for the Far East about two weeks before the attack on Pearl Harbor last Dec. 7. Survivors > of the slain soldier, additional to the mother, are his father, Harvard Barnes of Ama- rillc, and his sister, Lahoma Barnes of Lubbock, route 2. "V" IS LIGHTED LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11. (/P;—A 10-foot tall victory V was lighted at the coliseum last night, as a symbol of freedom for the democracies. It wiU be illuminated nightly, except in blackouts, for duration of. the war. GET EXTRA HOUR FORT RILEY, Kas., Feb. 11. —Wartime has brought the soldiers at Fort Riley an extra hour of sleep. Authorities have decreed that taps be sounded according to wartime, reveille by suntime. When it was reported in Chile that shipments of automobiles from the United States might practically r;ease prices of automotive products soared. S AFP It ***"•«'» NO ASPIRIN FASTER St. Joseph Aspirin is as puje as money can buy — uo aspirin can do more for you. So why pay mote? Always demand genuine, pure St. Joseph Aspirin, the world's largest seller- at lOc. Even bigger savings in the big sizes, • too. 36 tablets, 20c. 100 tablets, 35c, —Adv. Hannd'Pope & Co. Junior Prom Queen To Be Selected Feb. 19 Queen of the junior prom at Texas Technological college will be elected Feb. 19 from candidates named at a class meeting Tuesday night, Kenneth Knbhins, class • president, said Wednesday. Nominees are Betty-Jo Wagner, Mertzon: Virginia Hall, Lubbock; Flora Lee Williams, Fanvell; Marguerite Lehman, Vernon; Ruth Loflin, Rails. Identity of the queen will be kept secret until the presentation at the dance the night of Feb. 27. South Plains Man Had Right Idea But Air Corps Recruiters Couldn't Help Him Out; Wanted To Join Welders At Pearl Harbor American railroads claim a 60 per cent increase in speed of trains since the First World War. defense work and haVc not ben called "for induction, Col. Gilbert ''as announced. Added to their, smart style, superior quality and matchless value, these Smith shoes have an exclusive flexible construction that makes them comfortable as a moccasin For the officer . . . enlisted man . . . or d e f e n s e minded citizen, these shoes are the .style leaders of. their .time. Other Smith 5^00 Shoes f to OUSTER ASKED CORPUS CHRISTI. Feb. 11 (/Pi The state through the attorney general's department today iil°d proceedings in 94th district court asking removal from office of Sheriff John B. Harney of Nueces county. The petition alleged Harney has been and is now guilty of official misconduct, willful in c ha r acter, and incompetency in office and of gross carelessness in discharge of duties involving brutal treatment of prisoners. •This man may have been in the wrong pew, but at least he had the.right idea. A young fellow turned up yes- : terday in the recruiting office for Lubbock's new Army Air Base at 702 Main street. That was all right. He wanted to pitch in and do his bit in the national defense effort. That was all right. The trouble was that he didn't want to stay here near home. Instead, he wanted to go straight to Pearl Harbor! Couldn't Help Him A welder, the young South Plains patriot wanted to sign up among the civilian workers who are going to Hawaii to rebuild Army bases destroyed- there in the Japanese attack of December 7. Air Base recruiting officers admired his spunk, .but they couldn't help him much. Meantime, however, enlistments were still being accepted at the office for service at the Air Corps Advanced Flying school being completed 10 miles west of town. But Col. Thomas L. Gilbert, commanding officer oE the field, has asked that all prospective candidates for enlistment report at once to the Main street office. The units assigned to. the field are being filled in as rapidly as possible, with troops from reception centers as well as with men recruited here. Candidates for enlistment must be between 18 and 35 years old, must be physically and mentally fit, must have no one dependent upon them for financial support, and must present statements from their local selective service boards that they are not engaged in key nna SKIN BREAKING OUT 9 • 7 —due to external Irritation? Try the clearing-up help in antiseptic action ol famous Black and "White Ointment. tsr For removing grimy facial dirt, 6n- ioy mildBlack and\VhiteSkin Soap daily. Specialist In Disorder! of Ihe Fool DR. MARSHALL HARVEY CHIROPODIST 1109 AVE. K. PH. 7341 Airfhorized Bottler: PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO. Lubbock's Largest Shoe repairing organization is a complete leather shop, featuring hand made boots, fine saddles, billfolds, harness for dogs, cowboy pants, cowboy hats, Indian Jewelry and other values. CASH For Your Old Gold KING'S JEWELRY 1020 BHOADWAY. USED FURNITURE VALUES SUPER-FEX OIL HEATER— Used very little NEW PERFECTION OIL STOVE — 5 Giant Burners, built in oven 4-BTJRNER IVENHOE STOVE BUILT-IN $22,50 S49.50 OIL HEATER USED ONK YEAR We buy and sell used furniture. Household Furniture Company 121?. Ave. H. Phone 8201 GABARDIN SUITS .. . still lead the fashion picture . . . and these suits tailoced by Griffon lead the value parade. Why? . . . Because they always look smart, resist wrinkling, and don't require frequent cleaning and pressing. Smart Blues! New Tans! Popular Browns! . . . single breasted 3-button drape model as sketched, looser waist .. . trim hip effect . . tapered sleeves. Griffon Gabardines combine style with coolness; good tailoring and precise fit with lightweight and airy weave . . . wear it well into the summer season. . . . Included in this "just arrived" shipment are handsome new Sport Coats in Flannels, Herringbones, Diagonals, and Cavalry Twills . . . Tans, Blues, Browns, Canary, Beige . . . 3-fautton, full drape models . . . $15.00 to $19.7 ^' New Spring Felts . . . by Stetson ... by Knox ... the season's sm?rt styles and leading colors are set by these two leading names in Hats Soft, lightweight fur felts that you will enjoy wearing all season. Select your hat and suit together. $5.00 to $7.50 HOLEPROOr- New Spring shipment just received . . . New Colors . . . New Designs . . The garter atlachced sock that is Lubbock's favorite. 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