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... . . .. .... FOUIt—THI MORNING AVALANCHE Fsbruor/ 19, 1942 Dial 4343 For Th« Avalori'ehc-Journal Offtctt Test to Anhydrite f* E. Sharp and others No. 1 T. A. Holrnari schcHuled 5,500 loot wildcat test three awd one half miles east of Lubbock Wednesday was reported to have encountered top at the anhydrite at 1,610 feet and top of the zalt at 1,700 feet. The well is believed ru.ming favorably on structure*. Now drilling below 2,400 feet in anhydrite it is located 660 feet from the north and 1,8SO from the west line of section 12, block B, John H. Gibson survey. SHI! Shut Down • Meanwhile George P. Livermorc, Inc., Lubbock No. 1 R. D. Moxley, •even miles louth of Wolf forth in southwestern Lubbock county, *till was shut down at 6,400 feet In lime. Original contract depth was 6,000 feet and this was extended another 400 feet for further testing of the clear fork lower Permian lime section found productive by Lee C. Harrison and associates No. 1 W. G. Nairn estate discovery pumping oil well three and one quarter miles north east of Lubbock. The active Slaughter field has gained six more producers, five in Hockley county and one in Cochran. The new Cochran oiler is Anderson Pichard Oil corporation No. 6 F L Woodley completed on pump for 424.23 barrels of oil plus three per cent water a day after acidizing with the large amount of 28,000 gallons at 4,965 feet plugged back from 5,040. Drilling In Sail Texaco accounted for three of the Hockley quintet. Its No. 96 Bob Slaughter made 1,678.08 a day, No. 97 Slaughter 2,025.84 a day and No. 103 Sl?.ughter'l,247.52 barrels daily. Texas Pacific Coal and Oil company No. 3 F. G. Graham rated daily potential flow of 369.34 barrels Stanolind Oil and Gas company No. 25-A Slaughter was completed lor rated flow of 146.28 barrels per day. Magnolia Petroleum company No. 1 Scanlan, northwestern Dawson county wildcat, was cored from 4,960-70 feet recovering 10 laet of which the top four were dry lime the middle four and one half porous lime bleeding oil and showing water and the bottom one and one half dry lime. It is coring ahead but appears doomed to failure. .. In Western Dawson Ray A. Albaugh and Richmond Drilling company No. 1 Rose is drilling at 2,950 feet hi salt and anhydrite. Brownfield C-C Hears Tech Man (3r Still Correspondent) BEOWNFIELD, Feb. 18.—Lynn Nelson was presented the distinguished award medal as the outstanding young man of Brownfield an annual Americanism banquet of Brownfield Junior Chamber of Commerce m the American Legion hall. He is president of the chamber. Principal. speaker was -William M. Pearce of the government department at Texas ' Technological college at -Lubbock, who r said that ;*^t will be necessary for America to follow through in order peace as well as victory may be achieved. We must, see a new. .world, order based -upon the - brotherhood that characterizes our civic organizations." He was introduced by Homer R.' Winstonj pioneer resident War Sneaks Up On Correspondents Hunting It 7!'.' Scribe Narrowly Escapes Death In Bataan CLARK LEE AiiociaUd PIMI Stiff WxlUr WITH GEN. MacARTHUR ON THE BATAAN PENINSULA, Feb. 15. (Delayed)— Dear Boss, pleasa hire Johnny Weismuller for this assignment. I am getting too old to play Tarzan. Time magazine's correspondent Mel Jacoby and I were sitting on Corregidor dock th;'s afternoon ride in one of the inshore naval patrol boats commanded by Lieut. Ted Raymond of Amesbury,' Mass. I was perch<=d atcp a ptii'.ig swinging my feet and trying to chew a mule steak sandwich. It was a nice calm afternoon. AH of u* reporters have had plenty o< excitement in thi» war. We've dodged shells, developed the knack of diving gracefully into foxholes, trampled over mountains, ridden tanks, climbed trees, bounced over the ocean in tiny patrol boats and inhaled tons of dust. We've buiied our nose* in concrete trenches during bombings and have been scar-' ed stiff a dozen times a week. This afternoon, J?coby and 1 were setting out tc see seme more Eataan fighting. But before v;e c.oild get to the war, it sneaked up on us. There was a distant thump of cannon, a scream of descending shells and nearby bursts shattering the peaceful afternoon. Then I wasn't on the piling anymore, but in the water of Manila bay, 20 feet below. So was Coxswain Harold Hershberger, Brooklyn, N. Y., who had been standing next to me. Jacoby and others or. the dock dived under a flat car from where they maje their way to a nearby bombproof shelter. Swimming with tin hat, Army shoes and camera isn't so difficult when you have falling shells to urge you on. Herrhherger and I figured the Japanese artillery cif th« south shore of Manila • bay was concentrating on the Corregidor dock area. The next rhell confirmed our guess so we paddled further under the pier and clung to the concrete pilings. A number of' high explosive shells hit the pier above our heads. Then the Japanese gradually lifted their range. Most shells fell harmlessly into the water throwing up thirty-foot columns of spray fringed with smaller sprsys from shrapnel. When the Jap guns shifted to other targets, we swain around to the other side of the pier through Diesel oil which covered us from head to foot. Then we climbed over barbed wire and made our way to a. place of safety by easy stages. We hit the dirt when shells came near, but neither of us was hurt except for scratches and small cuts. Cases Of Thef! Brief Bits Of Local News Are Reported Th« local unit of the aviation Throckmorton county, according to word received here. Coulson Market Reports The Nation Over Spotlight Stocks * NEW YORK. Feb. IS. «V-S»le«. cloj price »nd nee chicje ol the Jlzietn moil actire today: S:d Oil NJ ____ Gfn«r»l Motors Erie P.P, Ci Int Tel »nd Tel Gesersl Eltc Atch T and SF Cunis-Wright D S Steel NY Central Chrysler Std Oil Ind South Pic Soconj-Vae Gr*bara-Fitf» Pe=a RR __ _ . 7.SOO 7.500 s.ica 5,100 . 5.700 . 6.«00 5,500 4,800 4.600 •4,500 . 3.600 3.600 3.500 3,500 3.300 3J -f »ii ~" 2SV, 35 M'i + NO NO Stock List.. KEW YORK, yeS. 18. ' Slid In 100't -High LOT Cloie Am Cm . Am T lad T Arc Woolen Anaconda AT »Ed Sf 59 At A Qlance.. NEW YORK, Feb. 18. (£>)— STOCKS—Uneven; selected issues rallv. BONDS —Easy; Australian issues weak. COTTON—Steady; New Orleans and trade buying. CHICAGO- WHEAT — Lower, profit taking, hedging sales. CORN—Lower; profit taking. CATTLE—Steady to strong; killing quality better. HOGS — 10-25 lower; top $13.15; reaction after steady advance. Qrain .. Stone and Webster _ 1 Tex P»c ___ 31 32',i tt 35*1 Tex Co. --- IS 35'.i 35 35».t Tei Qulf Sulph __ i 33V. 33V* 33H T« P»c C mi O _ 7 8 O S Rubber - 8 li",i isy, 1514 TJ S St«l _ 48 tlVl 5«H 31 W U Tel - IS 23?i 23V« 33H KEW TOSK CURB An Cr&n B . - . -- 11 El Bund »nd Bfa _ 1 Clt!e« Eerrics Quif OH Humbl* OU Lone Stir Gas.. . 3 Q . 8 12 13 3l*'« 53 3 .; 31. 3m rft 5JW 9 HV4 a here. Lubbock Man Sp*»k, James. Harley Dallas, Brownfield -postmaster, -was toastmaster. Gold" weather . held attendance to approximately 50 persons. • Nelson was presented the award by • W.- R. McDuffie. Brownfield bainker. Dick Chisholnv led singing and Mrs. T. R. Black accompanied at the piano. Brief talks were given by Rep. Hop Halsey and J. E. Galloway, chief petty officer, Navy recruiting officer, both of Lubbock. Others attending from Lubbocfc were Charles Still, Grover Whip- ker, Wayne Henly, Holt Waldrep and Charles W. Ratliff. Wall Street.. ZAELT DECLINE ERA3E11 NSW YORE. Feb. 16. W)—Rail*, rk«V and mstcri put scsrne baciboc* Into f. wavering atock: market todav and thui permitted the list to erase "part of an early decline. Th« market apparently drew upon Its Internal resources for the uneven comeback effort since the ne^rs failed to provide any relist from the depressing fare. Fractional gains and losses •were about evenly distributed at the close. The Associated Press 50-stocfc index was unchanged at 36.5. The raU composite- moved up .2 of a point. Transfers made up one of the smallest totals since last Juns at 343.700 shares compared with 389,100 the previous day. The moderate re-ival of interest in rails was accompanied by hopeful talk about the carrier*' prospects for gaining an Interstate Commerce commission decision boosting freight rates. American Telephone pushed ahead for a closing gain of Hi points Jn resnonse to the declaration of the regular 12.5S a share quarterly dividend. Chrysler stood up well throughout In the face of reduction In She dividend 1o tl .rorri J1.50 In the preceding luur quarters Blocks llnishlnj In th- plus division included Bethlehem Steel. Kennecott. Westinghouse. Union Carbide, Santa F*. N. T. Central. Southern Pacific Southern Railway and- Great Northern. Lower xere American Can. Johns-Manville, Standard Oil ;NJ> and J. C. Penney. Bonds and commodities were miied. Livestock.. KANSAS CITS REPOBT KANSAS CITY, Feb. IB W) — (OBDA) — Hogs 3.500: very slow: tot fully established; raosc bids and few jalrs 15 — mostly- 25 lower; no thipp; -;; ;ir> top 12.80 to traders; good to cholc- 170-250 Ib. weights 12.SO-12.75; pp.cking ;o?3 10-15 loirer at 11.60-12.00: stoct pljs 12.CO down. Cattle 4.250: calves 350: fairly active steady to 15 higher en a light to moderate supply of fed steers; fed heifers la fairly liberal quota generally steady; cows steady to strong; bulls and vealers steady; Btock- rrs and fefders unchacged: choice light weight fed steers 13.60: majority good to choice heifers 11.00-12.30 medium and good grade of. ted steers 10.50-12.25; medium to good cows 8.50-9.25. Shwp 8.000: sheep steady, practically EO lambs sold early; asking stronger. FOBT WORTH REPORT FORT WORTH. Feb. 18 W) —IUSDA) — Cattle l.SOO; calves 800: all classes cattle »nd cal-es lully steady; good and choice fed steers acd yearlings 10.25-12.25: common and medium slaughter steers and yearlings 7.00-9.75; beet cows 7.10-3.75; canners and cutters 5.00-1.00; bulls 8.509.00; fat calves 8.25-12.00. culls 7.00-3.00; stocker steer calves 12.50 down. Hogs 2.200; most butchers steady to 10 lower; top 13.10; good and choice 180-290 Ib. 12.80-13.10: packing SOTS steady. 11.0059; ttocker pigs 50 higher at 10.00 down. Sheep 2.200; wooled aged wethers 50 hizher; medium grade wooled lacibj 10.50. good early fall shorn Iambs 10.25, wooled yearlings 9.SO. wooled 2-vear-old wethers 8.50, ivooled aged wethers 7.JO. shorn Iambs 9.00, shorn, yearlings 8.00. shorn 2-yfar- old Trethers 7.00. shorn aged wethers «.M, shorn ewes S.25; feeders scarce. CHICAGO GRAIN CHICAGO, Feb. 18. to—Drain prices tried to continue their recent creeping advance today, but. »S:er early fractional gains had established r.cvr pes^s since alst month, Che marvel reacted as & resuU ol lale profit taking. Wheat finished V.-'i cent lower than yesterday. May *!.30?i-?<, July S1.32!i; corn V«-*« dox-n. M»y 83. July 89!i; oils ii-I c«r.t lower: rj« ?i-*» down: soybeans unchanged to 3 « olt and jard unchanged to 5 lower. Closing prices were at or near tie day's lows in all pita. FOBT WORTH REPORT FORT WORTH; Feb. IS (J) — Wheat No. 1 toft red winter 1.3a s ,l-*0*l; No. 1 hard according to protein and billing Barley No. 1 nom 85-85: Ho. 3 nom 64-65. Eorghurr.i No. 1 ye'Jo-ir milo per 100 Ib. nom 1.11-15; No. 3 miio nom 1.08-12. Coru. Rhclled, No. 1 white 1.03-05; No. 2 yellow 95-97. Oats Np. 2 red 6Qli-61Vi; No. 3 red SS- 59. Sevearl theft complaints received Wednesday by police. Henry CJine, who Jives on Tahoka highway, snid f. coat was stolen from his automobile. Police found the thief had attempted to sell the coat at four places. Theft of two skirts and a woman's hat from a car parked in 700-block Broaef.way was reported by T. A. Haleman of Lubbock. M. W. Martin of 912 Thirty-second street reported theft of two t/'res and wheels oft his car. Mrs. Rosa Oats went to the police station to report theft of a tire and wheel. She found them there. H. F. Mclnroe and O. E. Hush, patrolmen, had found them hidden near a lumber yard and took them to the station. Bicycloc Recovered Bicycles belonging to Albert -Jordan of 2119 Avenue A and G. W. Milliard of 2408 Fourth street were recovered after being reported stolen. A Knox City man, 26, and a 24- year-old Goree man, both draftees here to register for the Army, were arrested by S. O. Boyd, patrolman, for fighting. Both were said to have been drunk. Driver of a pickup allegedly figuring in collision with a car driven by Lafayette McKay, 16, son of Dr. and Mrs. S. S. McKay of 2909 Twentieth street, Tuesday night at Main street and Avenue X had not been questioned. He drove away after the crash and his license number was obtained by a passerby. A negro woman "who entered the cabin of another negro woman and scratched her with a knife" was not held. The woman attacked did not wish to file charges. branch of the Texas Defense Guard will hold a meeting tonight at 8 o'clock at Municipal airport, Cspt. M. F, Dagley, commander, announced Wednesday. All members are urged to be present, Dagley said. Col. H. A. Finch, commander of the R. O. T. C. units at Texas Technological college, h?,5 gone to San Antonio as 'the senior member of a board of Army officers which will travel over the eighth corps area to visit institutions with R. O. T. C. units having candidates „ __„ ..... for the regular Army. The board Washington. will consider selection of men for service. The 10-day trip will include visits to schools in Texas, Oklahoma, Ne\v Mexico, Colorado and Arizona. formerly was assistant rural rehabilitation supervisor in Levelland and later at Floydada and then supervisor at Matador. N Monday will b« a holiday for tb« postoffice, with only the usual holiday collection of mail in the business section of the city and delivery of special delivery letters and packages, Postmaster Amos Howard reminded Wednesday. No city or rural routes will be opevated. Monday is being observed as the birthday anniversary of George Major Perry C. Euchner, army recruiting service aviation ca-Jet procurement officer, who has been ! Persons Named In Bills Sought None of three person! against whoni true bills were reported Wednesday by a grand jury in 99th district court had been ar- reated at midnight, the sheriff! on s tour of the district, is expec- Official Records .. Produce. . Australian Raid {Continued From Page One) the central front. . In Libya, the Axais and British, armies still maneuvered for position and there was no decisive . action. Proof that the Mediterranean was still open at least in some of its stretches, to the British came in an announcement of the admiralty that the fleet had escorted ne-w convoys to their destination— probably the fortified island of Malta—over the itrongest efforts of enemy warships and planes. In this four-day running action, three Axis cruisers and a destroyer were damaged and at least five enemy planes shot down, it was ad. ded, to the loss of two British merchant ships. CHICAGO REPORT CHICAGO. Feb. 18 UP) — Butter *»jy: creamery. 03 score HK-ISV*: 31, 34V«: 91. 34; other prices unchanged. Zjjs, firmer; market unchanged. Poultry live, sma!) hen easy; others steady to firm; hens, over 5 Ibs. 21Vi: 5 Ibs. and down 2«. leghorn hens 19. stags 20; broilers. 2Ht Ibs. and down, colored 19. 'Plymouth rock. 21. white rock 20; springs, ^ Ibs. up. colored 22'.b, plyrnouth rock 24^i. white rock 24'.i: under 4 'Ibs colored 21. plymouth roc's 23'i. white rock 23: roosters lo'.i. leghorn roosters H>.i; turkeys, toms. old 19. young, over IB Ibs. 21, 18 Ibs. down 21; hens, old 2*, young 26. SLIGHT RALLT NOTED NSW YORK. Feb. 18 (J) — Stocks achieved a slightly better footing today after extending in the earlj- proceedings the Tuesday decline. Late recoveries chiefly —ere beneficial to steels, rails and a "*ciitt?rlnsr "f Industrial specialties but th* comeback failed to touch othrr part:; of the list. A number of the recently depressed blue chips continued their retreat. There was no Improvement In volume and transactions made one of the smallest totals since last June at approxlmiUIr 350.000 shares. Cotton .. ORLEAXS KEPOET NEW ORLEANS,-Feb.. 18 <.-?. — Most Of the early gslns In cotton futures here .oday were «r»«d by profit ti'sin? lonjs In tne lute trading and the market, closed steady unchanged to 2 points set higher. M»rch May July Oct. OK. Jan. B—Bid. Hij(h Low Close IB.iO 13.59 18.53 18.85 18.74 1B.74-75 19.00 18.87 18.87-68 13.31 19.10 19.1! 19.37 13.12 19.153 19.18B YOSK REPORT Mack And Athletics Head For California PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 18. Connie Mack set out tonight vrith a small squad of his Athletics on his 42nd spring train : .ng tour. Just before the train pulled out for Anaheim, Calif., Com.te told a group of well-wishers '.hat "we have the most promising young pitching staff since our last championship team. As for the rest of thi* squad — I .don't know." PORKER STAR TO ARMY FAYETTEVILI.E, Ark., Fsb. 18. W>—Louis L. Ramsay of Forc'jyce, University of Arkansas football star who finished .his eligibility last fall, left today to report for active duty in the Army as a second lieutenant. He finished ROTC training ia NEW TORS. Feb. 18. tF,— Cotton futures advanced In eirlr tride todiy but tattled back In a listless rr.irket to finish E centi a o»le lo^tr to 10 «sts hijher. Tho majority of traders sttrntd to be awaiting a cue from Washington, There tee .BTL. uii,-j was attemptinz to curb sov»rnrcent »a!-j oJ cornrnodlti-s under ccrta'.n -price levels. Th e early advance, stimulated by tract and Neir Orleans bovlnj, had lifted qco- tattoc« nearly 50 cents a bale before th- Profit tisklaj b«lp- demand trat satisfied. ed erase the minor Open High LOT T.ast Ch»r:zr. lt.5« 18.65 18.5* 18.5S 18.63 18.80 18.6S 18.TO Oil Pipe Lines From Texas Are Proposed WASHINGTON, Feb. 18. </P/—A plan to ease the Eastern oil shortage by laying two pipe lines from Texas to the East with ped from lines now extending across Texas v/as presented today to Petroleum Coordinator Harold Ickes, Jerry Sadler, Texas railroad commissioner, said. Lubbock Courts . _ .' ' .991h DISTRICT E. L. Pitts, Judte Prwidlnr Corean Carruthers Benjamin against Ed- rnon Benjamin, suit for divorce. Marshall Johnson agzln'it Eernlce Johnson, suit for divorce. Jforris Pemberton asain-t Wilma P«m- berton, .suit for divorce. Ex parte, Carl William Riemeruchneider and others, application to change name. Fannie Lee Counts against William Lee Counts, salt for-divorce. - COUNTT COURT • G. T. Psrdne, Judjc Fruldinf A. N. Warren, application for guardianship of Sarah Ann Hunt, a minor. Southwestern Pump company, a private corporation, agalnsc A. M. Roland, suit on note and for foreclosure of chattel mortgage Hen. Building Permits Western Homes. Inc., owner, and J. 1. Badley. contractor, to construct five de-, residences at 5631 and 1M7 Twenty- ninth street and 2602, 2604 and 2605 Thirtieth street, S18.COO. Curtis N. Cheaney. OTner. to repair residence at 2207 Fifteenth street. J250. Morton Potato Chip company. o»mer, and Neon Specialty company, contractor, to erect siitn at 1031 Avenue Q. 1300. E. W. Milisap. owner, and Neon Specialty company, contractor, to erect sluu at 1633 Thirteenth street. »5*. John x Chesley. owner, to construct addition to garage at rear of 210< Twenty- sixth street, SBO. Warranty Deeds "W. J. Garrett to E. R. Little. lot 13, block <. Highland Park addition $330 T. G. Dikes and wife to C. J. Nortofl lot 10. block 2, Sunnyside addition. Troy Dale and wile to Pauline Miller. tract 76. Bobalet Heights, J400. J. D. MePhnul and wife to J.frs. W T Bond. Tiest 4T.i feet of lots 11 and 12 block 119. Overton addition. J4.500. F. M. Prstt and wife to Victor Voejell. lots 21 to 24. Inclusive, block 3, original town of I.ubbock. K.200. M. E. Simmons and wife to M. H. Day lots 2 and 4, block 2, Simmons addition J725. J. M. Hathao-ajr to O. R. Kennedy, lot 10. block 2, College Park addition S3 500 Annie C. Hill and others to D. D. Gillespie. part of jectlon 3. block D3. S300. A. B. ails and wife to R. C. Camp lot 11. block 16. oriKinal toirn. S65. R. L. Hooten to K. M. McCray. "north half of blocis 17 and IS »nd part of southwest one-fourth of section 3 block D7, S1.200. , Oil And Gas Leases Ressia Hl&glnbotham to Paul L. Uavlf. northwest one-fourth of section 20. block D, LiSV Ry Co. »urrey. «0 W. R. Wilson and wife, 8. O. Wil.r^ and Tife to W. R. Bowden and Riy girn- monj-s, 640 acre* of block 24. J320. Fort Worth Attorney Is State Candidate FORT WORTH, Feb. 13. Lester C. Boone, Fort -Worth attorney, said today he had paid E. B. Germany, chairman of the state Democratic executive committee, a S100 filing fee as'candidate for the Railroad commission. Boone will oppose- Col. Ernest O: Thompson, who has said he will seek reelection. NEGROES PLEDGE SUPPORT WASHINGTON, Feb. 18. VP>~ Representatives of the Fraternal Council of Negro Churches of America brought to the White House today a pledge of the full support of the organization's 6,000,000 membership to the country's war effort, and a request for greater negro participation. ENGLAND TO RATION TIRES LONDON, Feb. 18. (iF) — The House of Commons \vas informed today that an automobile tire rationing system will be put into effect soon by the government. Additional o • ^ /"» /"••» /~fr/\. i iJisi/i/C'i' y (Continued From Page 2) "Personality Kid" To Help Uncie Sam MILWAUKEE, Feb. 18 WV-The boy mayor of Milwaukee, who holds that in addition to guns and machines victory depends on recruiting better men than the Axis Under his plan only six months nordes > nas decided to lend his would be required to rel?j th..-? nd in the fight. March M«y July Oct. Dec, . . _ 1* 32 13.93 13.83 I3.8J-34 off I 1S.8S 19.02 18.83 18 93 18.94 19.09 1S.D4 18.93 Up I up 2 up 3 „ «pat 20.20X. unchanged N—Nominal. AVERAGE PRICE M3T?T GRJJJA-VS. Feb. II. w>—Tn« »T»r- »t» prtw of rnlddllr.c 15-lS-Iach cotton today at ttn d-sUnated Southern »pol market! -raa i point hizher »t I9.« emu a poand: arerags for tiic past 30 murkrt dw 18.17; mlddllr-s 7-gtbs-iach averts Oil Industry To Stage . Scrap Iron Collection HOUSTON, Feb. IS. fU.R)-—Geo- rge Saw!.elle, president o£ the Texas Mid-Continent Oil and Gas association, said today that the week of Feb. 22-28 has been fixed by the oil industry for its statewide scrap iron and rubber collection drive. The scrap will be :sold at prices fixed by the Office of Price Administration. Australia it now the second largest producer of lead in the world. 3o»d TODAY! pipes and re-insis!! booster pumping stations. He declared little new material would be needed. Biggest objection to previous proposals for new pipe lines has been the demand they would make on steel supplies. Numerous pipe lines- now running between East Texas fields and Gulf coast points and between fields in West Texas and the Gulf will be idle throughout the war because of" shortage of shipping facilities between the Southwest and East, Sadler continued. NO SUCH LUCK WASHINGTON, Feb. 18.— Secretary of Labor Francis Perkins denied reports today that she had told friends she plans to resign. "If and when I resign it will be made known through the: regular channels," ML;s Perkins said. SECOND LOAN OFFERED OTTAWA, Ont.. Feb. 18. (Canadian Pressi — Subscriptions to Canada's 5600,000.000 second victory war loan totaled 385,436,000 at completion of '.he second day"5 business, the National War Loan committee announced today, During pauses for food and rert workers in a coal mine at South Yorks, EngJand, have concerts half a mile underground. Buy A DefenM Bond TODAY! So the Navy will get the services of Carl F. Zeidler, yix-foot, 186- pound fackage of dynamic energy whose charm and love of people have gained him such titles as "the personality kid" and "the nation's oomphiest mas-or." Zeidler, who at 32 and in his first political campaign ended the 24-year mayoral tenure of Socialist Daniel W. Hoan, in 1940, has enlisted in 'the naval reserve and said todny that he would resign his S12,300-a-year municipal office. Spring Styles Are Shown At Store Here Approximately 250 women students of Texas Technological college attended a shoxving of spring styles on the third floor of Levine's department store Wednesday- night. Music was by Bernie Howell and his orchestra. Students of the Barbara Hale school of dance presented dances. Patty Pattillo, small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer gave a read- organizations they represented were: Mary Beth Smith. Casa Linda; Virginia Hale, Las Chaparritas; Twila Farrell, Las Leales; Roberta Harbison, Women's Athletic association; Frances Brown, the department store; Mary Ann Stephenson, Sans Souci; Betty Joe Wagner, DFD; Frances Ford, Ko Shari; Earlene Dowell, Home Economics club; Flora Lee Williams, Las Vivarachas. Miss Nettie Belle Batton master of ceremonies. Zoa Reynolds of Muleshoe was presented a suit. Horn* «con o m 1 c a department members and Future Farmers of America chapter members of Cooper Rural High school recently staged a defense bond and stamp sale contest,-with the losing team to entertain the winners and this affair was held Tuesday night, Jesse Johnson, vocational agriculture teacher, said Wednesday. The boys won, selling $440.20 in bonds and stamps to $216.20 by the girls. About 65 persons attended the'party. Appreciation for assistance during the registration Monday was expressed Wednesday afternoon by J. W. Tarlton, clerk of draft board No. 1 He particularly thanked those who assisted as registrars, individuals and organizations who Isnt buildings and equipment and firms which donated their services free of charge. H. L. Rice, jr., of Wichita Falls has begun training as a student examiner in the drivers license division under Bill Alder, senior examiner, in the Lubbo^k station. Elmo Earl Spencer's condition Wednesday afternoon was not considered dangerous, it was said in Lubbock General hospital, where he had undergone surgery to set bones of his fractured left arm. He was injured Tuesday afternoon when his motorcycle and a truck driven by R. H. Caviness, 27, of 2122 Thirty-first street were in collision here. He, 20, lives on route 6. Persons .who have registered for auxiliary firemen and first aid defense courses will meet at 2:30 o'clock Sunday, afternoon at Central, fire station, said Chief W. E. Twitty. Mose Hood, who will conduct an advanced course in first i aid for those who have finished the Red Cross course, said his first class would'be at 7:30 o'clock Friday night in the auditorium o'f Senior H.igh school. Only 35 persons will be admitted to the course. William H. Marshall of Roaring Springs. and' Paul H. Young of Lovington, N. M., left Wednesday for Oklahoma City to complete physical examinations for the U. S. Marine corps. Charles Brown of 2305 Fourteenth street and Don Holt of 2908 Twenty-first street have registered for the Boy Scout camp to be conducted at Philmont scout ranch near Cimarron, N. M., July 19- Aug. 1. The first negro Boy Seoul cub pack in the South Plains council has been completed. It is sponsored by the Jolly 12 club. Saul Williams is cubmaster, James Green assistant. ted to arrive this mornir.g, said Major Joseph R. Peller, district officer, Major Euchner, whose duties have kept him busy over the district, is moving his residence here from El Paso. Classification talks by two n*w members of Lubbock Rotary club featured Wednesday's 1 weekly luncheon at noon in Lubbock hotel, with Jay Gordon, vice-principal of Lubbock Junior High school and Freeland Groce, furniture dealer, as the speakers. W. C. Cole was chairman of the program. department said. The jury, recalled Monday, had returned 18 indictments Jan. 16, making a total of 21 lor the term. D. B. Williamson was foreman. Judge E. L. Pitts, presiding in the court, heard tb«! report and set bonds totaling $3,500 for the defendants. One de/endant was charged in two counts with having violated the theft over $50 statute, specifically that he had taken j> $250 check. Smallest In Yten Another, a negro woman, was charged with assault to murder, in two counts; specifically with having shot another negro woman. The third, a man, was charged with having embezzled $300 in property f -om a refrigerator company. It was the "slimmest list of indictments returned in years here," court officials aaid. Pattillo oE Lubbock, ing. Models and the was Mc- Opti-'Mrs. Club Meets In Waldo Giock Home Mrs. M. L. Shepherd presided in the absence of Mrs. M. L. Waldrop when members of the Opti-Mrs. club met wth Mrs. Waldo Clock, 2502 Twenty-second street, Tuesday afternoon. Refreshments were served to More Than 200 Jap Aliens Are Seized SANTA MARIA, Calif., Feb. 16 —F.B.I, agents, in a surprise raid on Japanese aliens in the Santa Maria-Guadalupc area today, took more than 200 prisoners into custody. Army trucks were used to transport the prisoners, and soldiers guarded the raid headquarters established in city hall. MUST DECLARE CREDITS OS'LO, Feb. 18. f.^—A Quisling government decree said tonight that all American credits in Norway and all capital belonging to American subjects in Norway roust be declared by March 30. Private showings of German and Italian motion pictures are reported fp have been made in .Colombia in recent month*. Mesdames R. C. Johnson. Albert Olenbusch, Shepherd, J. B. Morrisset, L. G. Harmon, W. C. Boyd and Clock. The club v.-jll meet March 20 with Mrs. Waldrop, 2610 Twenty- fourth street, with Mrs. Albert symes assistant hostess. The members will sew for the Red Cross from 2 until 5 o'clock. Pledges To Tech Club Honored With Dinner Tech Las Vivarachas nociul club honored 11 pledges witV. a dinner Tuesday night at Mexican Inn. Corsages marked plates. Miss .Tonne Bowles, sponsor, was a guest. Honorees wore Misses Bettys Babb, Ethc-lmae Campbell, Juanell Cox, Jeann E';ta Dodge, Helen Ellis, Katherine Green, Betty McCoy. Mary Ann Shaunty, Johnnie Faye Templeton, Frankie Lou Tea^ue and Celestinc Wheeler. A Washington's birthday address will be given Saturday night before Idalou lodge 1220^ AF & AM, by District Attorney Burton S. Burks, former deputy grand master of this Masonic district. Dr. W.'B. Irvin, superintendent of city schools, left Wednesday for San Francisco, Calif., to attend the annual convention of the American Association of School Administrators, a branch of the National Educational association, Feb. 21-26. Lubbock's banks -will observe the birthday anniversary of George Washington by closing all day Monday, according to announcement Wednesday. First Federal Savings and Loan association also will close. Approximately 300 children are being fed daily through the Salvation Army hot lunch program, in cooperation with the school system, WPA and other agencies, said Capt. Herman Lambrecht, corps commander. Five meals a week are served. Application to the posioffice department in Washington has been made to give free delivery of mail to residents of Greer, Acres, a new residential project south of Roscoe Wilson school, said Postmaster Amos Howard. Major V/alter W. McColIom, president of the aviation cadet examining board of the district army recruiting office, will speak at«. Kiwanis club luncheon .at noon today on the part that Cnina is playing in the World war. C. L. Fleming of Plainview, who has been chief clerk in the Texas- New Mexico Utilities Co., general offices in Plainview for the past five years has resigned and moved to New York City where he will be associated with the office of Stone and Webster, a public utility concern. Garth Lynn of Ctovis, N. M., was named chief clerk succeeding Fleming. Waller D. Coulson, graduate of the division ot agricultvtre of Texas Technological college and formerly with Farm Security administration, has been named county agricultural agent of Jesse James Stifer, a negro, lacked $5 worth of merchandise of having himself haled into district court to face a theft charge.' Instead he was charged Wednesday in county court with theft of a tire and wheel valued at $45, on complaint of Earl Horton, patrolman. Two men, Cecil McQuary, 31, and H. J. Letterman, 51, were charged with liquor law violation. Bond of $500 was set for McQuary when he pleaded innocent. Authorities Wednesday night said they had gathered insufficient evidence against a 19-year-old youth, who is suspected of stealing an automobile belonging to R. Earl Ellison of 2304 Twentieth street and wrecking it in the East Broadway underpass. The car plunged about 14 feet from Avenue B against the south wall of the pass. The youth was arrested in a small cafe and told officials he had been drunk on a sedative. A drunk woman, 21, also was held after she was arrested "half dressed." She was said to have been with the suspected youth early Tuesday night. A 74-year-old woman was declared insane in a hearing before Judge G. V. Pardue and a jury Wednesday in county court. She will be admitted to a state institution for the insane, officials said. A charier has been granted Green Acres Development Company of Lubbock, Inc., it was announced from Austin Wednesday night by the Associated Press. Capital stock of §30,000 was listed by the incorporators, Homer G. Maxey, W. H. Evans and Melba Maxey. The company is constructing residences in the southwest part of Lubback. Three residences for employes of the new Denver City plant of the Texas-New Mexico Utilities Co. which is expected to begin operations some time in March, are under construction. All of the houses are-7-room buildings and will be modern. The plant, according to reports, will have a minimum of 11 employes. A Jury will report Jo Judge E. L. Pitts at 9 o'clock this morning to hear evidence m the trespass to try title suit of E. G. White against G. W. Gilliam. Jurors were selected Monday then recessed until today. A 15-year-old boy was arrested by police late Wednesday night in downtown. Lubbock and was placed in county jail for suspected theft of lead. He was carrying several pounds of the metal. Mrs. Lamb To ( Receive Degree Second woman graduate of Texas Technological college to receive a doctor of philosophy degree will be Mrs. Arch Lamb, now assistant professor of foods and nutrition. Mrs. Lamb returned this week after a trip to Columbia university in New York, where she took an oral i::amination in defense of her research and edited her dissertation for printing. The dissertation is concerned with energy meta- blism and mechanical deficiency of boys and young men. She work for the dissertation in did the respiration rhamber of the nutrition department at Columbia under Dr. Grace LacLeod. She was graduated from Tech in 1932 with a bachelor of arts degree in chemistry and received her master of science degree in foods and nutrition from Tech in 1937. She was the first person to receive a master's degree from the home economics division. She formerly was Miss Mina Marie Wolf.' The diploma will be sent to Mrs. Lamb as soon as 75 copies of her dissertation are filed in the Columbia library. The other woman graduate of Texas Tech to receive a doctor's degree was Mrs. Victor Harris of Chicago, formerly Miss Sarah Michie. H. V. ROBERTSON & CO. <xjre> utrtt MM. Gandhi Spins Yarn With Chiang Kai-Shek CALCUTTA, Feb. 18. (-P) — Working on a Charka—Indian spinning wheel-Mohandas K. Gandhi talked today with Chiang Kai-Shek, China's generalissimo who is making a strategic wartime visit to India. After the talks, which lasted altogether 41& hours, Gandhi presented the yarn on which he was working to the generalissimo and the wheel itself to Mme. Chiang, who accompanied her husband. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian leader who received Ciiiang at Birla park, -where Gandhi is staying, said the Mahalma and the generalissimo riisrussen all matters concerning the Indian and Chinese world. Brazil-U.S. Rubber Project Is Planned WASHINGTON, Feb. 18. Formation of a Brazilian-United States rubber corporation to meet this country's . growing wartime needs and to--provide a perpetual rubber supply that will make the United States less dependent on East Indies sources is being arranged in Washington, Arthur Desouza Costa, Brazilian finance minister, disclosed today. The amount of capaitalization and the organizational structure is now being worked out, Desouza Costa said after a conference with federal loan officials this afternoon. The rubber would c&ivic from the vast Amazon basin. The corporation would be-set up as a long-term organization; not as a "stop gap" move to meet the present critical rubber situation. Girls are taking the place of men called to war and are doing most of tiie work at agricultural research stations in New Zealand. Shallowater Farm Meeting Is Held Thirty-five farmers heard dis- cussions'of the part they can play in producing "food for freedom" Iii wartime in another of a series of meetings at Shallowater High school Wednesday night. Speakers were Homer Pharr, C. C.' Jobson, H. D. Pool, J. D. Strickland. Walter Y. Wells, Miss Mor.a Keeter, all of Lubbock, and Mrs. Bob Crump and Mrs. Newman of Shallowater. M. J. Williams, vocational agriculture teacher, introduced Jobson, who presided. A similar meeting will be con- A ducted at 8:30 o'clock tonight in (• New Deal high school at Monroe. RETIRED OFFICER DIES BROOKLINE, Mas., Feb. 18. W Maj. Gen. Malvern-Hill Barmim, 78, U. S. Army, retired who distinguished himself in the Spanisli- American and first World wars and served on the Army general staff, died today at his home. Nearly 2,000 passenger cars from the United States and Canada were registered in the Netherlands Indies in the first half of 1941. Dr. A. E. 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