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W.ll fc-f= EIGHTEEN—THE MORNING AVALANCHE V Lubbock, Toxos, Friday, Februgyy 20, 1942 ia!i 4343 For The Avalanche-Journal Offices Ireat Britain Is Said Building Up Parachute And Air-Borne Invasion Army '. •/•„' •£•**&' i-.'-.fi-Ss- Offensive Seen For The Future By EDWARD W. BEATTIE United Pres Staff Correspondent LONDON Feb. 19.—Great Britain is building up a parachute and air-borne invasion army and producing still bigger tank and antitank guns War Secretary David Margesson said today in reviewing grim developments and future prospects on the world's war fronts. Great Britain must be maintained inviolate as a bridgehead for future APied operations against the Axis on the European continent the spokesman said in emphasizing an offensive attitude. Organization Progressing The organization of air-borne troops (big transport planes and gliders) is progressing he said, while a number of parachute and air-landing units already are organized. In regard to armored land for- cflE —the striking power for a future offensive against the Axis in Europe—he said that Britain now was working on production of still larger tank guns. At the same time, he added, defense against enemy tanks is being strengthened with production of anti-tank.guns of even greater penetrating power than any now in use., (Lord Beaverbrook, minister of production, recently said lhat the British were now putting out the most powerful anti-tank guns ever, built, capable of penetrating any tank armor.) Stands In Grave Danger Margesson said that Britain had not been giving the war effort 100 per cent cooperation and said this was attributable to lack of heavy air raids recently and the fact that recent reverses had not occurred close to England's shores. Ke warned, however, that Britain stands in grave danger. The world fronts were described &s grim, with the possibility still strong that Germany again would threaten the Russian Caucasus area by attacking through Turkey despite the Soviet victories on the eastern front. But Britain's position in the Middle East is improved, he continued, and armored forces in that area have been and still are being reinforced. Axis Said At Advantage Discussing developments in both Malaya and Libya, he asserted that British reverses in Libya were due to long lines of communications •and supply at a time when the Axis armies under Gen. Erwin Rommel had the advantage of shortened communcations due to their retreat. The British were unable to maintain forward lines in force sufficient to knock out Rommel, he added. "When the Axis counterattacked, this handicap was obvious and the British had to fall back, he said. The threat of an invasion of Britain continues very great he continued, supplementing "yesterday's statement by the ministry of •economic .-warfare that the Germans were increasing war production, including invasion gliders, to an unprecedented limit. SCHOOL TO BE DEDICATED—The South Plains' most modern elementary school (above) is to be dedicated Friday night at Brownfield. The building contains 14 class rooms, office, library, assembly room, clinic, four work rooms for yuungcr children and a teacher's work room. Fluorescent lighting system was installed and also a centra) heating plant. Cost was approximately $78,000 and M. C. Butler of Lubbock was the architect. ********* New Brownfield Elementary School Will Be Dedicated In Ceremonies Tonight; Town's First Teacher Paid Tribute In Building (Spf cial To The Avslaachel BROWNFIELD, Feb. 19.—Formal dedication of the recently completed grade school here, to be known as the Jessie G. Randall school, in honor of Brownfield's first teacher, will be held Friday night with Miss Bonnie K. Dysart, member of the faculty of Texas Technological college delivering the dedicatory address. Mrs. Randall, still living here, will be the guest of honor. The program will begin at 7:30 o'clock. Former Principals Invited Mrs. Ivy Savage, now of Lubbock, Mrs. M. L. H. Baze and Mrs. W. M. Yernon, all former principals of the grade school, have been invited to have a special place on the program. Honored guests will include two speakers, Lee Fulton, county school superintendent and E. H. Boulter, Lubbock, deputy state superintendent of public instruction and members of the independent district board of trustees and the county board, as well as presidents of the school Parent-Teachers Association units. Open House Scheduled Musical numbers are to be rendered by the O. L. Horn orchestra and the Con-Tex Harmony club. Mrs. Cora Bruce, music teacher, will direct patriotic numbers by pupils. The Jessie G. Randal P.-T.A. will have charge of the social hour following the program. An open house is to be held Saturday afternoon from 2 to 5 o'clock for those unable to attend Friday night. The building is located on the Tahoka highway about a block north of the high school and grade school buildings. It is to be used for children in the first four grades and was designed especially for that type of work. Cost was approximately $78,000, not including furniture and equipment. Emmitt Smith is superintendent of schools. School officials over the South Plains have been invited to attend the dedication. lech Graduate Is Reported Killed Second L : .eut. Willis Weldon Burney, who was graduated from Texas Technological college in the August commencement service in 1939, has been killed wnils in military service as a bombardier in the Pacific area, friends here have learned. Burney was born June 3, 1917. Records at Texas Tech give his father's name as Louis Burney. He was registered from Santa Anna. While in Lubbock he worked for the Nunn Electric company. Majored In Government He was graduated from Teen with a bachelor of arts degree, with a major in government. He received his bombardier training Conservation Service Is Asked To Do .Something About Blowing At Flying School n Salt Lake City. Announcements previously hac West Texas "rains" h,ave vnade it hard on the new residents of the army advanced twin-engine flying school west of town at Hurlwood, and it's up to the federal soil conservation service to do something about relieving soldiers and civilians working there from the clouds of dust and caliche that swirl across the army base when a little wind comes u», Contractors in clearing the former pasture and making the 1,380 acre tract as level as possible, were been received here of death of two former students at Texas Tech, Charlie B. Coats, flying cadet killed in crash of an airplane in Arizona Feb. 9, and Lieut. Ferg O. Luscombe, jr., of Dalhart, leader, of a bomber squadron who was killed in action in the Pacific war zone Feb. 8. forced to remove from one to two feet or more of top soil from a large portion of the acreage. The soil left exposed to wind and rain has not packed, instead it is soft and fine and blows easily. Just the other day almost all work was stopped when a wind came up and blew dust all over the place. Program Decided Upon The regional soil conservation service in Amarillo and the area office here were contacted. A program of resodding some of the open dirt, or re-seeding, and a tree planting program was decided upon. A Civilian Conservation Corps side camp is to be established here, either at the base or at the former CCC camp at the Panhandle-South Plains fair grounds. About 30 men are to be used in the program, which may take sev.- First American Child Born In San Antonio Is Now 100 Years Old. SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 19. f/P) — Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Riddle Eager, the first American child born in San Antonio, today greeted hundreds of friends and relatives at a day-long party in celebration of her 100th birthday. Mrs. Eager, still active, was born when Texas was still a republic and she was 4 years old when Texas was admitted to the union. . Right Or Wrong, This Fellow Needed Action FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 19. (JP>— "When •water superintendent "William J. Davis shouted as he drove to work: "there's a fire in my carl" he was right. But when he stepped out of his car and told firemen the same thing, he was wrong. Reason: The fire was in the cuff of his trousers. Firemen transferred their attention to his pants and doused the blaze. BOTH WILL ENJOY IT! Make him talf e his vitamins! Especially B-l. It's Important! And flow, answering America's oll-oul coll, Comet Rice Ij Vitafied. No Rted lo conserve on rice ... but why not conserve with Comet? 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The ingredients stay right together—the batter doesn't have that horrid "CIK- dled" look you've often seen. And from yoirtr oven you'll take a lighter cake, so delicious" that even the most gorgeous frosting -prill have to play second fiddle 1 Lighter cakes that save money! Watch the family eat every tender crumb and load you down vrith praises' You'll wonder why you ever felt you had to use expensive cake shortening that costs 'mor.t twice as much as pure, creamy, ail-vegetable Crisco. Come on—why don't you make a lighter Crisco cake today! r Ifs a Crisco cake—ifs lighter! NEW CHOCOLATE CHIP CAKE *3 cup Crisco' IH cups sugar, 1 tc&spoon rait 1 teaspoon vanilla S cups sifted caVs flour * S teaspoons baking powder 1 cup milk 5 egg vrhit«n AMIWCA'S ALL-VEGETABLE SHORTENING 1 cup semi-srreet chocolate, chipped flnr When you blend Crimea, it's a joyful surprise! Crwco'i not Jii* ihortfTtins you hart lo Tuep cfiHled stiff in the iccbiz — it's as creamy ta can be! 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