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••.^tvm" :••••:.:: :*m*%:°:*' i - ••%•;••• ,-=/•» £ >*fc mff'm , , '•.#• !£•', MORNSNG AVALANCHE ,1'ubbock, Ttxos, Tuesday, Fg'faruory 24, 1942 Dial 4343 Por Th« Avolancht-JournoI Offict* Sinking Of U. S. Warship In Atlantic Is Disclosed; Cutter Is Lost Of Biggest Is Torpedoed WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (F) The firj.t reported sinking of a United States warship in the Atlantic since this country entered the war Dec. 7 was disclosed to•day with announcement by the Navy department that the coast .guard cutter Alexander Hamilton had been lost through enemy submarine action. The 2,141-ton patrol vessel, one of seven known as "the pride of the coast guard," was torpedoed and crippled in the waters off Iceland. Efforts were made to tow her into port, but en route she capsized and had to be sunk by gunfire. One Of Largest There were no deaths reported as a result of the capsizing of the ship, but there was a "moderate" loss of personnel when the torpedo struck and exploded, the Navy said. The full wartime compliment of the cutter was 202 officers and men. Not since the torpedo sinking of the destroyer Reuben Jarne-s on the night of Oct. 30 had an American warship been reported lost in the busy waters around Iceland. A total of 100 men was killed when the Reuben James went down. Completed in 1937 at New York, the Hamilton was one of the seven largest cutters in the service of the coast guard. She was 327 feet long and 41 Jeet in the beam. Daily Market Report... Livestock .. KANSAS CITY KEPOHT KANSAS CITY, fr-eb. 23 (/Pj -_)USDA) — Hogs 2.T50; nr.ostly 10-55 hlgbT ttun Friday avenge; lop 12.90; good to choice 1TO-250 Ibs.; 12.70-12.90: Sew 260-355 Ib). 12.35-12.10: lows mostly 11.15-12.00; f'W light weights 12.15. Cattle 14,800; calves 1.100; fed steer* openlcg fairly active; sttp.dy to 25 h!zher n-.osc upturn on good grade lots of valuei to srll around 12.00 and above; going slav on helfirs; cows fully steady; bulls tctive firm: vealeri and killing ctlv-j little changed; stocter and feeder classes comprising around 10 per cent ot receipts; slow; steady to 25 lower most early sales; led steers ot medium to good jrade 10.50-12.25; good to choice icound 1,150 Ib. weights J2.15. Medium to tood cows 8.50-9.25; good to choice voters 12.00-H.OO; few 1.450; medium to choice s'.oclcer and feeder steers 9.35-11.50; S loads chc'ce yearllnts 13.25; cltolc« stock heifer calves 13.00. Sheep 7,500; practically no'.hinj io!d early; opening b!dj on slaughter lambs around 35 lower: aiklng stronger; bist bed lambs held above 11.CO. FOET WORTH REPORT FORT WORTH. Feb. 33 </Pj— (OSDA) — Cattle S.200: calves 800; all classes fully steady; common and medium slaughter steers and yearlings 1.50-10 50, good grade 11.00-15; bfff cows 1.25-8.50, few head to 9.00, csnners and cutters mostly 5.501.00; bulls 1.00-9.00; good and choice fat calves 10.SO-12.00, common and medium grades 3.25-10.25: culls 1.00-S.00; good and choice stocker steer calves i:.00-13 50 truck lot 491 Ib. weights at Utter price, most heifer calves downward from 11.50. Hogs, 2,500; mostly 5-10c higher than Friday's average: top 12.80; good and choice 180-390 Ib. 12.10-80; good »nd choice 160-115 Ib. 1S.15-M; packing sow* and pigs steady, packing sows 11.25-50, stocker pigs 10.00 down. Sheep 2.WO; fat lambs about steady; medium and good wooled lambs 10.5011.00, choice grades held at 11.50; mixed grade 70 Ib. shorn lambs 8.50; wooled yearlings and 1-year-old wethers unsold. Produce «. CHICAGO KFPOiT CHICAGO, Feb. 23 (fl — Poultry live, 12 truck;; ulymouth rock broilers and fryers easy, balance steady to firm: hens, over b Ibs. 22, 5 Ibs. and down 24, leghorn hens 20. stscs 20; broilers, 2'.i Ibs, and down, colored 20, plymoutU rock 1 21>A. white rock 3>, springs, i Ibi. up, colored 23, Plymouth rock 24',i, white rock 25; under 4 Ibs.-colored 21, Plymouth rock 23, white roc/ 23; bareback cbicktns 16-18: rooste>s 15',-j, leghorn roosters HVi; ducks, 4Vi Ibs. up, colored 20. while Jl'.i: small., colcred 17, white 18; geese, 13 Ib;. down 19, over 12 Ibs. II; turkej*. toms, o!d 19, young 31; hen;, old 24, young 26; capons, 1 Ibs. up 26, under 1 Ibs. 26. slips 33. FORT WORTH KEPORT FORT WORTH, Feb. 21 W) — Prices to producers on produce delivered at Fort Worth, as paid by principal buyer;, are: Fresh tin. Mo. 1, per case, 1.«5. Hem. h:iv>-. per pound. H; hen;, Eight, i5: fryers 16-20; stags And roosters 12. Turkeys, No. I hens, 12; No. 1 gobblers 19; No. 3 heas 16; No. 2 gobblers 14. 11 t*t rv» Aumor, wiie uie (Continued From Page One) to all my friends." Two empty glasses were beside the couple when found by a servant today in a suburb where they rented a house two months ago. Among the letters left was one to the author's former wife, Mrs. Frederica Zweig, whose address was given as Sheridan square, New York City, and another to Alfred Schaeffer. of Croton-on- Hudson, New York. A French writer, Leopold Stern, who recently arrived here from New York, had visited the Zweigs over the week end. He said the author appeared to be depressed by world events. Both Zwijj and his second wife were naturalized Briton, but they recently had talked of becoming citizens of Brazil. Official Records *. Billfolds Taken In Residence Burglary Quiet was restored in Lubbock Monday after a busy week end from the standpoint of law enforcement. W. L. Morris told Aubrey Fawver, acting assistant police chief, two billfolds containing $24 were taken in burglary of the Morris residence at 3023 Twentieth street. Someone went in a basement window or back door. A window in the basement was smashed. Another Morris, W. E. of 2203 Twenty-seventh street, reported an attempt to burglarize his residence. Mrs. J. H. Stiles of 3002 Twenty- FDR Promises » Allied Drive (Continued From Page One) while ours must be crated and shipped. But, in any even':, the essential strategy of a war with Japan, the strategy which military men had contemplated for years has not been changed by the events of. the last two months, he said. It called Tor delaying battles and in the Philippines a retreat on to Bataan peninsula, with America meanwhile waging a war of attrition against the Japs. And in this war of atrition, the United States and her Allies have been taking a terrific toll of the enemy. Including losses at Pearl Harbor, he said, "we have destroyed considerably more Japanese planes than they have destroyed of ours." Losses Are Denied The president was unsparing in castigation of "rumor mongers and poison peddlers in our midst," who among other things had spread reports of losses at Pearl Harbor far beyond reality. It had been, said, he asserted, that Japanese gains in the Far Pacific were made possible only by the success of the Pearl Harbor attack, "I tell you that is not so," he added, and went on to give his denial of losses over and above those previously officially reported and to argue that the fleet in any event could not have opposed the Japanese advance effectively, because of Japanese aerial superiority. This among other News Briefs A daughter weighing 6 pounds 3 ounces was born in Lubbock General hospital at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon to Rev. and Mrs. Horace Brooks of Kress. Mr. md Mrs. C. S. Tramsl of south of the city are parents of a daughter weighing 5 pounds 13V4 ounces bom in West Texas hospital at 3:26 o'clock Sunday morning. The father is a carpenter. - Jap Fleet Repulsed (Continued From Page One) of Sumatra, the base of the .'enemy's right flank in the slow march on Java, enemy landings on the part Dutch-part Portuguese island of Timor, far to the east and flanking the Australian mainland, were for the first time officially confirmed here. There, it was said without amplification "the enemy is meeting •with strong.resistance." His troops were known to stand in the vicinity of Keopang, Dutch Timor. And while the seas around Bali returned to a relative calm, the surviving units of the invader's sea train having staggered off from that battle area, the Allied counter air offensive was extended northward to Sumatran waters Ship Left Ablax» ?rom its headquarters, Gen. Sir Archibald P. Wavell's supreme Allied command for the Southwest Pacific announced that dive bombers swooping over Bangka strait at Sumatra had squarely hit and left ablaze a 10,000-ton enemy merchant ship and that other large ships in that area were machine- gunned. Despite the latest naval setback to the invader, the feeling prevailed here that full-scale attack 'I* imminent against this last' . bastion of the Allied nations in the East Indies. The Dutch long have made pre: parations for a last ditch fight on this island and the whole question seems to be whether the defenders can hold out until sufficient help arrives to repel the Japanese. Farm Labor Shortage (Continued From Page One) triotk. They don't try to get exemptions." Hershey suggested that agriculture representatives on local appeal boards be more active in investigating cases and in objecting to classifications that might drain away labor necessary to farm work. Olhurj Essential Chairman Fulmer (D-SC) said the committee has received "considerable complaints" from some agriculture sections about ihe procedure of draft boards. He suggested that curbs be put on the number of people leaving . farms for WPA jobs and said many WPA projects emploving peopla from farms could be" deferred until after the war. Rep. Andresen fR-Minn) asserting that selective service had rjiat "labor organizers, movie people and radio and newspapermen" could be deferred, asked Hershey if the administration considered tbs.1; -men are essential in production of dairy, poultry and meat products. "Absolutely," Hershoy replied. HTS OWN LICENSK .- CHARLOTTE, N. C., Feb. 23. (/Pp —When L. B. Beck saw- a license plate on the highway, he stopped and picked it up and brought it to the motor club office. The clerk J.ccked up the records—and re. iui-ned the license to Beck. Ha had lost it himself. Allen N. Ring, 33, and Miss Neil N. Johnson, 27, both ol Lubbock. Robert H. Gibson, 58, of Post and Miss Prances Elaine Gibson. 11. of Lubbock. Lubbock Courts S9TH DISTRICT E. L. Pills, Judge Presiding Norris C. Clirlt against Ttxaa Employers Insurance association, suit to sec aside avard. Egnaclo Manriguez against Santos Man- rlguez. suit for divorce. Mrs. Gladys Ann Smith against R. T. Smith, suit /or divorce. .. WND DISTRICT Daniel A. Blair, Judre Presiding Panhandle & Santa Fe Railway Co. against Allenberj Cotton Co.. suit lor debt. J. H. Moore against G. T. Blanlctnshlp and otheri, suit to try title. Building Permits Leftilch Lumber company, OFner. and f. A. McDanlel. contractor, to more building outside city limits Irom 106 East Broadway. J. C. Kerr, owner, to construct servant's quarters at 1SU Twenty-fourth street, 4350. R. B. Cogart, owner, and Tom Jenkins. contractor, to repair building at 1311 Avenue C, $100. S. L. Kellsty, owner, and L. D. McKln- iey. contractor, to move building to 2004 Thirty-second street Irom 5301 Avenue G. A. W. May, owner, and S. E. Holt, contractor, to construct one-story frame residencs and garage, at 2826 Twemy- third itreeZ. $5,300. Ray Sandlln. owner, and Gotten Insulating company, contractor, to Insulate resMenca at. 1511 Seventh street. jlSO lost a ring on the Texas Technological college campus or on Monroe avenue. Theft of two tires and wheels was reported by C. T. Norris of 314 Sixteenth street. Two bicycles, one of them belonging to J. O. Randolph of 1403 Avenue D, were recovered by_ police. Several more violent cases were reported during the week, including" another knifing scrape in the Flats. Charlie May Roberts, 21. a negro woman,' was held for the stabbing of another negro woman, Annie Mae Ennis, 23. The n»r **,.* TT.^.K inforcing Gen, MacArthur's army Russians On March . (Continued From Page One) were wrested from the Nazis in the fighting about this center, designated for military purposes as "P." Fighting Continues Neoa Sign company, contractor, to erect sign at 1947 Nineteenth street. JlSO. Standard OIL company, contractor, and Haden Neon Sign company, to erect sign at 1521 Avenue K, J7S. Wayne Jjck-on. owner, to repair fire damage at 40i Third street, tSO. Warranty Deeds S. C. Arnetl and wife to H. A Scott lot 2, block 3. Summer Hill addition, jl. Metta Moudy to A. deary and wife. lots 1 to 10, Inclusive, block 126, original town $10.000. ' M. E. Simmom and wife to Rite Way Houses, Inc.. lots 1 to 4. inclusive, block 1 and lots 6 to la, block 2 Simmons addition, 555.000. H. Frauke and others to Oltls Jones, south half of section 20 and north-ast one-fourth of section 20. block A, Arnett- Benson subdivision. $200. B. A. Francis and wife to M. C. Overton, block 2s), Suburban Homes addition, $li 547. Vf. R. Smock to N. M. Overton. lot 3. Overton subdivision of block 3 tss 13 Mabel Matttr to EUa B. Tucker, lot S block Si, town of Slaton, 110. Annie L. Butler to Noel Cooper and -wife, west M feet of lot 10, block p. Butltr estates. J1S>. M. S. Acuff and wife to L. C. Cockerel! lot 9. blocle 30. original town, jss Mrs M. ?. Qulnlan to C. J. Qulnlan. lot 15, block 104. Overton addition. $10. Jurors Are Chosen (Continued From Page One) reported in Minneapolis, •would appear. He can not be compelled to testify against his wife. All witnesses were excused •until tomorrow, and it was indicated the jury might be completed in time to begin testimony before the day r s end. There were no witnesses to the shooting, but the prosecution said a statement from a negro maid, Arleena Porter, said she found the dancer sprawled in a pool of blood with a woman standing over her with a pistol. The statement said the slayer only shortly before the shooting had been drinking with the victim and arched the dancer's eyebrows and fixed her hair. Mrs. Wood all was the estranged wife of a fight promoter from whom her divorce would have been final a few days after ihe slaying. Mrs. Barr signed an c.ppli- cation for a suspended sentence in case she is convicted. She appeared in court dressed smartly in black and after a few tears settled down to the long grind of obtaining a jury and the questioning ahead. On the northern front large- scale fighting continued around Leningrad with Red troops redoubling their efforts to smash the German siege a r o u n d the old Czarist capital. In an anniversary, message to he army Premier Stalin told his roops they still faced a stern truggle, but powerful new fe- erves were reported ready to oin the battle after completing igorous training back of the "rals. Someihing To Sing About The Baltic fleet, which has ought beside the army before ^eningrad, was reported tonight o have destroyed a thousand nemy positions and silenced 1,500 latteries. Earlier, the Moscow ra- iio said the Nivy had sunk 81 German warships and 276 auxil- ary vessels laden with ..war ma- erials since the war began. •Red sailors were operating armored trains on the Leningrad ront. Scarlet banners floated everywhere over Moscow in honor of the army, but no'parade filled Red square as in past years. Soldiers Tiarched to and from the city, but they were not boastful, swagger- ".ng troops. As they sang, they gave the impression that they had something '.o sing about because they were cogs in the only army which has made the Germans retreat. on Eataa'n. And, the chief executive laid down "three high purposes" for Americans at home. "1. We shall not stop work for a single day. If any dispute arises we shall keep on working while the dispute is solved by mediation, conciliation or, arbitration—until the war is won. Must Act Cheerfully "2. We shall not demand special gains or special privileges or advantages for any one group or occupation. "3. We shall give up conveniences and modify the routine of our lives if our country asks us to do so. We will do it cheerfully, remembering that the common enemy seeks to destroy every home and every freedom in every part of our land." Scornfully, re reported that Axis propaganda was aimed at setting nation against nation with statements that "the British are finished"—"the Russians and Chinese are about to quit," that "Ameri- Funeral services for Dr. R. p. Reeds, 44, osteopathic physician who died Friday afternoon of pneumonia, were conducted Monday mornfng in the First Christian church, with Rev, H. G. Gantz, pastor, officiating. Rix Funeral home reported the body was sent to Kansas City by train Monday afternoon. T. C. Root, professor of «co- nomics and business administration at Texas Technological college, will speak at a Future Farmers of America father-son banquet at Cotton Center tonight. Became of "unavoidable cir cumstances", a meeting at which Lieut.-Com. T. Y. Aywalt of the U. S. Coast Guard was to speak was cancelled Monday at Texas Technological college. Dr. Harry L. Kent,- administrative assistant said a telegram was received no tifying the college the officer would not be here. C. M. Stanley, jr.; head profes sor of textile engineering and di rector of a cotton research projec for which funds recently were appropriated to Tech, left Sunday for New Braumels lo interview prospective research staff members and planned to go to College Station to confer with John Leahy, director of the state cotton research program of which the Tech project is a part. He is to return Wednesday. Lloyd Croslin, president of the Alumni and Ex-Students association of Texas Technological college, is to speak to the Dallas branch of the association on-progress of Tech and alumni activities Friday night in Dallas. Wayne Sellers is president of the Dallas chapter. A 24-year-old nagro, who was "plannin' to git me a wife Saturday," was arrested late Monday night alter several bed sheets, other linens, Lubbock hotel silverware and china and cigarets were found in his room in the flats. He confessed theft of the property from the .hotel, where he had been working two months. He told arresting officers he wanted to use the stolen articles Ammunition Probe -ounched By Navy WASHINGTON, Feb. 23. (* An unofficial report that ammuni :ion aboard an American warship n the Pacific was so deteriorated by age tha'c it failed to explode properly in a fight with Japanese Dombers prompted the Navy department and a House committee io undertake immediate investigations today. The report came from Martin Agronsky, National Bwadcasting company reporter, who said the information was Riven to him by a naval air lieutenant whose name he was not permitted to use. In a broadcast to this country, Agronsky related that 32 Japanese bombers attacked 3 convoy which the unidentified warship was escorting. Agronsky asked the lieutenant whether any of the attackers had been shot down. "It was so hard to hit the Japs with the ammunition on hand," the officer replied. He explained that the ammunition had beer, issued in 1930 and 1931 and that when it was tested a year ago it had been found to be only 30 per cent efficient. This low degree of efficiency, he added, made it impossible to work out an effective anti-aircraft fire pattern. Wildcat Spudded In (Continued From Page One) Midland Farms company, southeastern Andrews county prospect. Seven-inch casing is cemented on bottom at 4,665 feet in lime. Soft drilling was logged in the bottom five feet. pawson Test Abandoned Magnolia Petroleum comnanv las plugged and abandoned its No. L Lillian Scanlan wildcat failure n northwestern Dawson county. It ran low structurally and quit at total depth of 5,085 feet. In western Dawson Ray A. Al- Daugh, Lamesa and Richmond Drilling company, Midland, No. 1 Mrs. Katherine Weaver Rose is drilling below 4,090 feet in anhydrite. It logged showing of gas in the Yates sand section from 3,56070 feet. A major south extension of the west Fuhrman pool in southern Andrews county was proved by Fuhtman Petroleum corporation, Sub Shells California Coastal Area in First Raid On Continent (Continued From Page One) watched the shelling. They went mad. Shells were exploding in their pasture and the horses screamed and raced about." Persons at the oil field at the time of the attack said no. iires were started and no one was injured. A fire truck was stationed one mile north of Wheeler's but no glow in the sky indicated that any fire had been started. ' All traffic on the highway was stopped by the highway palrol and the U.S. Army guards in that area blocked all movement, either by car or on foot. . Between 8:30 and 9 o'clock observers here reported sighting three flares above Santa Barbara channel 25 to 30 miles south of Elwood. At about the same time, Rev, Avthru. Basham of Pomona, who was visiting here, said he observed a boat flashing signal lights at the south end of Santa. Barbara channel. Shooting No Good The Ventura county sheriff's office was informed that flares had been sighted at several points along the coast near Hueneme, south of here. Brown said the submarine appeared to be aiming at the Barnsdall Oil company's main absorption plant, located almost on the beach. "They missed with all their shots at this plant, though some of the shells landed awfully close, throwing up geysers of dirt and sand near the building," he added. "One shell hit a well and blew the pumping plant and derrick to bits. That was the only real damage they did. "There must have been 20 or 25 men working in the field at the time and nobody was injured. It seemed to me as if the enemy vessel was firing a 5 or 6 inch gun. Their shooting wasn't very good, be- / cause the absorption plant was a beautiful target and they didn't (l hit it." ; Twenty-six stales have names f Indian origin. Offers Bill Calling Fo U.S. War Command WASHINGTON, Feb. 23. (U.R) — Rep. Kr.utc Hill, D.. Wash., tona introduced a bill calling for cslab lishmcnt oC a U. S. Supreme wa command headed by Gen. Dougla MacArthur. Several bills have been introduced to provide for creation of a •unified command embracing all the armed forces. This was the first time, however, that any specific person has been mentioned in legislation ;o head such a unified command. Treasure Hunt (Continued From Page One) was used. Charges were lowered in a container slit on one side, which was placed against the par> to be cut away. This work was directed by telephone from a diver in an observation bell. In the slow and painstaking preliminaries it was necessary for the diver to return to the surface before each charge was set off. The first of the yellow bars was brought to the surface last Oct. 13, the last on Dec. 7, the day Japan struck in the Pacific. Drive To Raise Textile Pay !n South Miapped CHARLOTTE, N. C., Feb. 23. (.F) —A drive to obtain wage boosts for some 600,000 employes in the Southern <otton textile industry is planned by the Textile Workers Union of America, a CIO affiliate. The Southern staff ot the TVVUA met here yesterday and officials said the wage increase sought .would be 10 cents more an hour plus an additional sum to reduce substantially a differential o£ approximately 10 cents an hour between pay in the North and in the South. cans are soft and decadent, that they cannot and will not unite and work and fight." To this hi; i-if^ricif^ *• "Tell It To The Marines" "From Berlin, Rome and Tokyo we have been described as a nation of weaklings — 'playboys' — who would hire British soldiers, or Russian soldiers, or Chinese soldiers to do our fighting for us. "Let them, repeat that now! "Let them tell that to Gen. MacArthur and his men. "Let them tell that io the sailors wno today are hitting hard in the far waters of the Pacific. "Let them tell that to the marines!" Asking his listeners to refer to maps of the v/orJd, Mr. Roosevelt said that this was "a new kind of war," a war that must be fought in terms of "every continent, every island, every sea, every air- lane in the world." Long Distance Wat We must fight at great distances because "that is where our enemies are," and we must keep supply lines open over those tremendous distances, and "protect those lines against all enemy efforts to cut them. The first objective of Axis strategy, he said, was to cut those lines and isolate each of the United Nations from its Allies, an application of "the old familiar Axis policy of 'divide and conquer'." He .turned to those who, he said, have argued that we should "pull our warships and our planes and our merchant ships into our own waters and concentrate solely on last ditch defense." Such he said was "foolish advice." Would Sever Aid One result would be that no help could be sent to China, and a Chinese victory "is one important clement in the ultimate defeat" of Japan. Another consequence would be that the Dutch East Indies, Australia and New Zealand would be cut off from assistance and the Japs, victorious there, free to send their hordes against the Western coast of the United States and into India, and the Near East A stoppage of the flow of supplies to the Middle East would permit the Nazis to overrun that section and Northern Africa as well, placing them in position to attack South America. Such a policy, too, he said, would help to "cripple" the Russian counter-attack and deprive because. he was going to get a w if a. Saturday. ueatnerage uusfed (Continued From Page One) to organize an 'American Nationalist confederation" for which he had selected the Swastika as an emblem. • ' His outfit, a secret society, exchanged literature with a propaganda organization in Germany, he testified, and he consulted with the German consulate in San Francisco and the German embassy in Washington. Midland, No. 1 M. A. Thornberry when it flowed 145.55 barrels of oil plus one and nine-tenths of one per cent water on 24 hour potential gauge through 54-inch choke on tubing. Salvaging Of Metal In Old Cars Started DALLAS, Feb. 23. (#)—The War Production board reached into the Southwest in earnest today to "get in the scrap," as Thomas L. Mullican,-region executive of the industrial conservation b u r e a u's automobile graveyard section set up offices in. Dallas to direct this phase of the salvage campaign. Collection of waste paper, rags and aluminum has been in progress several months. A census also is being made to locate all automobile graveyards. The War Production board wants the two or three million.tons of scrap steel in these old "jalopies" to be transferred as quickly as possible to steel mills. Territory covered by the Dallas office includes Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska, Temporary Ceiling Is Ordered On Egg Prices WASHINGTON, Feb. 23. WP) — In an effort. to head off possible sharp increases in egg prices, the Office of Price Administration today issued a temporary price ceiling on used egg cases, effective CIO Workers Protest New Ten-Hour Day SAN PEDRO, Calif., Feb. 23 (iP) —Nearly 3,500 CIO workers at the Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. yards walked out today in what spokesmen declared was a protest against the ten-hour day, initiated Feb. 12. "This definitely is no strike," said a spokesman. "We merely called the men off the job at the Trainees Are To Be Needed Thousands of civilian trainee m e c h anics, ordnance inspection and signal corps equipment repairing will be filled in Louisiana and Texas within the next few months, according to announcement Monday. . * It was emphasized that women as well as men are . eligible and will be appointed for these jobs. Original appointment as trainees will be made at 5900 and §1,020 a year. Promotions may be made upon successful completion o£ training courses of three months, six months or longer to jobs paying $1,260 to $1,620 .a year. Further promotion is possible later. The student trainee jobs in aircraft and engine mechanics are to be filled at the San Antonio Air depot, San Antonio, and at sub- depots of it throughout Louisiana and Texas. Age limits are 16 to 50. Further details may be obtained at the Lubbock postoffice. It was also announced that junior stenographers are still needed for- employment in Washington. D. C. The entrance salary is $120 a month. Burma Threatened (Continued From Page One) India but it is believed most of them went to the British eighth, ninth and tenth armies in Libya and the Bible lands. Military experts expressed the view that the British soon would have to rely on India's defense, in view of the ease and speed with which the Japanese had negotiated the difficult jungle terrain between the Salween and the Bilin. . NO POLICY CHANGE BOMBAY, India, Feb. 23 The retention in. the British cabinet of L. S. Amery, secretary of state for India and Burma, despite strong protests from India, was interpreted tonight in political circles here as an indication there was no change in Prime Minister Churchill's attitude toward India's independence demands. BODIES SENT HOME ELLINGTON FIELD, Feb. 23. (U.B—The bodies of Student Fliers A. W. Clothier of New Brunswick, N. J., and A. A. Corcoran of Law- rencev-illc, Mass., -were sent to their homes today for funeral services. They were killed near Wcod- ville, Tex., Saturday -when their Ellington field army training plane crashed and burned. Clothiev was the son of President Robert C. Clothier of Rutgers university. Buy A Defensa Bond TODAY! Britain of food and munitions. Policies Rejected "Those Americans," he said, "who believed that sve could live under the illusion of isolationism wanted the American Eagle to imitate the tactics of the ostrich. Now, many oE those same people, afraid that we may be sticking our necks out, want our national bird to be turned into s turtle. "But we prefer to retain the eagle as il. is—flying high and striking hard. "I know that I speak for.,the mass of the American people when I say that we reject the turtle policy and will continue increasingly the policy of carrying the war to the enemy in distant lands and distant waters—;.s far as possible from our own home grounds." The only alternation in pre-conceived strategy has been occasioned, ' he said, by Gen. MacArthur's stand on Bataan peninsula. It has "exceeded previous estimates and he and his; men are gaining eternal glory therefor." "MacArthur's army of Fillipinos and Americans, and the forces oi the United Nations in China, Burma, and the Netherlands East Indies are altogether fulfilling the same essential task," he continued. "They are making Japan pay an increasingly terrible price for her ambitious attempts to seize control of the whole Asiatic world. Every Japanese transport sunk of C ' Java is one less transport that they can use to carry reinforcements to their army opposing Gen. MacArthur in Luzon." • Casualties Given Turning to exaggeations of American losses at Pearl Harbor, Mr. Roosevelt said it had been "whispered or announced" that more than a thousand planes were df.-stroyod on the ground, that 11,000 or 12,000 men were killed, that the fleet was "all sunk or destroyed." The total casualties, he went on, were 2,340 killed and 946 wounded. "Only" three combatant ships were put permanently out oC commission. "Very man" of the ships of the Pacific fleet were not in the harbor at the time. He would not say just how many planes were lost because that was information o? value to the enemy, but. he added, that wa have destroyed more Japanese planes than we have lost since the war started. maxirpums at the level of those prevailing between Feb. 17 and Feb. 21. The order forestalled proposed increases in the price of cases set for today by some dealers which would have been reflected in egg quotations. About three times as many eggs are shipped In used cases as in'new ones. _ The maximum prices are established for the eastern area and the Mid-Continent area. In the Eastern area number 1 cases may not sell for more than 22 cents each; number 2 cases, 17 cents each and number 3 cases 12 cents each. The Mid-Continent area four cents -higher in each class. The Mid-Continent area includes Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Return To Congress Of Supporters Asked NEW YORK, Feb. 23. «?}—Sen. Connally (D-Te^) declared tonight the nation should return to Congress members who had supported the war effort "regardless of partisan political considerations." "Factionalism and pettifogging partisanships are dwarfed by the looming importance of the nation's interests," Connally said in an address prepared for delivery at the George Washington dinner of the Democratic national committee. "National interest is paramount," the Senate foreign relations committee chairman continued. "We face a long and bitter war. Our security is threatened— more, it is-endangered. "Every energy, every resource, must be devoted to continued preparation, and production to so arm and equip our gallant forces as to make them invincible on the sea, and under the sea, on the land and above the land." •£";. i end of eight hours to 'bring the '' company to terms." The spokesman said the night SurV6V Of Reserves Lift, \whifh Vipcran u»irV ot K-on!^ 1 - 41 v c ' ^-' ' IXCOCI VCiJ shift, which began work at 5:30 p. m., would quit work at the end of eight hours. Approximately 5,000 construction Tnen are employed at the shipyards and v/ork in two shifts. Bethlehem officials declined to comment on the work stoppage, other than to say they were conferring with Navy officers. Aliens Given Until Tonipht To Leave SAN "FRANCISCO, Feb. 23 (&> —Enemy aliens have until midnight tomorrow, Feb. 24, to leave their homes in prohibited zones of California, federal authorities agreed tonight after eleventh hour confusion over the evacuation .deadline. "That was the way the order was interpreted in .Washington, and it's straightened out now so it will be enforced on that basis here," said Tom C. Clark, alien co-ordinator lor the western defense .area. , , E"a r Her, enforcement agencies insisted that the deadline was midnight tonight and said that enemy nationals still in their homes in prohibited areas tomorrow faced arrest. Indications were that most of the 8,067 Japanese, Germans and Italians involved already had moved, thus escaping 1 becoming entangled in governmental confusion that developed before Clark's statement tonight OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 23 OT—The executive committee of the Interstate Oil Compact commission voted today to make its . .own survey of the nation's petroleum reserves as requested by Petroleum Coordinator Ickes. At the same tiipe, the committee adopted, a motion by J. C. Hunter, the Texas representative, urging oil-producing states to use uniform methods in arriving at their reserve estimates in assembling figures for the federal coordinator. Some observers had expressed belief that future production quotas might be based by the petroleum coordinator on reserve figures furnished by regulatory bodies of the states, and since there is nc uniformity, some states using more conservative figures would suffer. Army Engineers Will Relocate 2,400 Graves DENISON, Feb. 23 </?}— The relocation of more than 2,400 graves will be undertaken by United States army engineers as a phase of the" $50,000,000 Denison dam project. Visitors To Galleries In House Must Be Ready To Be Searched WASHINGTON, Feb. 23. CU.R) — Visitors to the House galleries must be ready to submit to search by guardi. Speaker Sam Rayburn, D., Tex., today asked members to inform those seeking gallery admission that they will be searched if necessary. Rayburn said that greater discrimination should be used The graves must be moved to passing out admission cards. He Tiirrhor m-r,,.r,^ informed the House of new rules laid down for the duration of the war which call for revocation of all existing cards and issuance of The engineers are seeking permission of the nearest of kin of each person buried in the area before beginning the grave-moving project ,tt was expected that bids for the work would be called \vithin the next few weeks. Abolishment Of NYA And CCC Proposed WASHINGTON, Feb. 23. (/P>— Legislation to abolish the National Youth administration and the Civilian Conservation corps was introduced today by Sen. Mc- Kollcr (D-Tenn.) The bill would transfer the agencies' functions and personnel to other governmental units concerned with such matters. Personnel not suited for positions in ot'qer agencies would be discharged. Buy A Defense Bond TODAYI Joint Celebration Is Held At Laredo LAREDO, Feb. 23. (ff) — Amid blazing pageantry, border states of Mexico and the United States joined here today in a goodwill commemoration of Washington's birthday, most unusual celebration of its kind in America. For the first time in 100 years troops of Mexico and the United States marched together, a spectacular symbol of harmony between the great North American • republics. The parade of the American 56th cavalry, led by its commander, Brig.-Gen. Harry Johnson, and ,700 troopers of the Mexican army from Nuevo Laredo and Monterrey was expressly authorized by Secretary of State Hull and the Mexico City government. The governors of Texas and the Mexican states of Nuevo Leon and Tamulipas sat with Lieut Gen. Waiter Krueger, commander of the Third army, and other American and Mexican generals in the reviewing stands. Cheers thundered again and again from thousands of spectators and the military men saluted as the soldiers of the republics meeting .at the Rio Grande pounded by. new ones. Saboteurs Absolved In Normandie Fire NEW YORK, Feb. 23. tP>—Sab- oleaurs had r othing to do with the cause or spread of the fire which ended in the capsizing of the former French liner Norman- riic. city fire officials announced today after an intensive inve^ti- ga tiou. Fire Commissioner Patrick Walsh said Chisf Fire Marshal Thomas P. Brophy and his staff examined 350 persons who were aboard the vessel at the time of the fire. According to Marshal Brophy's Fancy Meeting Here, Man, Wife Thought BOISE. Idaho. Feb. 23. </Pj—A truck and-f.r. automobile collided. Both drivers alighted with tempers on edge. But they soon cooled. Mrs. Estelle Borup, 27, faced her husband. Paul C. Borup, 30. a CCC worker stationed mile; away in Jordan valley. FUNDS DEFROSTED WASHINGTON. Feb. 23. OH—,-* The Treasury today re'.cased Ihs ' '9 frozen funds of mont of the refugees in the United States caused by sparks from a a acetylene burner igniting the burlap- rt nort " WaUh «;« '"T, "%- J ~ covercd bale s of kapok life pre?•, ' wa'Stt saia> m he f, re ., servers £ { orc[ j thfr?" which originated in the grand TS ~ salon on the promenade deck, was { Buy A Defens. Bond TODAYI

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