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February 27, 1942

Lubbock Morning Avalanche from Lubbock, Texas · Page 1

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j ^AGf iTVfeioUTHE MORKJHG AVALANCHE LubWk, Texot, Friday, February 27, Ifr Heads List Citizens Asked To Awarded Honors lOfof 4343 For Tha AvftTartehe-Joumg! f eing Awarded By WILLIAM H. McDOUGALL United Piesi Staff Correipondtnt ( AT A.N ALLIED A1H BASE, IN JAVA, Feb. 26.—Col. Eugene L. Eubank of. Texas today headed a J|3t of nine new American aerial heroes whose exploits against the Japanese won citations for valor. r-ZubanJc, in charge of American aerial operations in tha East ln- 4ies, was awarded the Si'ver S*ar p/id Purple Heart for gallantry in action during the early rjays of the war in the Philippines when h"e was officially described as haying risked his life to direci dispersal of U. £>. planet during an attack s The awards were not made until h* arrived to take command in tjie Netherlands Indie«. ' t Admiral Hart Decoretd Them . Admiral Thomas C. Hart, United States Navy, who resigned recently a* Allied naval commander in the southwest Pacific, decorated Eubank and av/arded Purple Hearts to these eight other officers: Brig. Gen. Francis M. Brady of New York; Lt Col. Charles Boswell; Lt CoL Samuel Lamb of North Carolina, a graduate of Ohio state university; Lt. Col Reginald T. C. Vamp of San Antonio Tex.; Maj. Lewis C. Hobbs of Houston, Tex.; .Maj. William G. Hipps of Farrfield, Pa.; Maj. Charles A. Sprague of Connecticut; Maj. Norman Lewellyn o f Louisville, Ky., and Capt. E. \V~ Hlnson of New Jrsey. Heroes' How Overcrowded These heroes typify the .znen who have travelled half-way around the earth to join in the battle against the Japanese invaders. Heroes' row is overcrowded at this Allied base deep in the Java jungle. Brady, for instance, previously had been awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, the Silver Star and the Purple Heart. Among thosa who earlier won Distinguished Flying Crosses was Capt James T. Connally of Waco, Tex. Since Dec. 3, many of these fliers have learned to accept the most ehallenging situation with calm. Talk Of Need For PlenM As I watched from a hangar, a squadron of planes landed. From the ships clambered grinning pilots to announce they v/ere "hungry." While waiting to report on ths dsy's activities, they nsunched fried chicken and drank hot cof" fae- When, the planes were checked and refueled, they took off on another reconnaissance mission. No matter how long the fliers lounge around the town's small cmbaret, their talk always turns t« one .topic—the need lor more Ditties' in" the Netherlands East Indies. Several times I tried to persuade lotna of the new heroes to tell of their exploits, but ttreir talk al-f Cooperate With Army in Case Of Crashes A new way in which citizens of Lubbock and .'ts vicinity can do their share in the national victory e'.'fort was outlined Thursday in an Army Air Forces Headquarters bulletin issued through the Lubbock Army Flying school regarding activities of civilians in case of airplane crashes or forced landings in the South Plains area. Any military aircraft forced down, the Headquarters bulletin wai-ns, may be carrying live bombs or ammunition and should be strictly guarded against molestation by unauthorized persons after crewmen have been rescued. The bulletin request* that e/iy- one witnessing an aircraft accident report iminediateiy to their local police officials, who v/ili relay the information to the nearest Air Corps station, in this vicinity the Lubbock Army Flying School. Police will provide proper protection for tne scene of the accident ways switched back to the need for planes and how much damage they could inflict on the Japanese if sufficient aircraft were available. Congressmen Pretty White Bunch Of Guys After All, ir Seems WASHINGTON, Feb. 26. <JP) General MacArthur and his fighting forces won some special attention from Congress today they won't have to file income tax returns cr make payments on March 15. A joint Senate-House conference approved a section of the Omnibus b;H repealing "pensions for congress' which Senator Walsh 'D-Mas;r> Eaid was inserted for benefit of the fighting forces in the Philippines. •jntil Army personnel arrive. "Law enforcement officials," the bulletin explains, "can best cooperate with military authorities by assisting injured crew members, obtaining names and addresses and making certain that no one moves any part of the plane or its equipment after crew members are rescued." A citizen reporting a crash to his local law enforcement officials should give the location of the accident, results to crew members if known and what assistance has been given to the injured personnel, the bulletin adds. "Now, I'm. Using the New OXYDOL with 'Hustle-Babble' Sads NEW, ACTIVE SUDS do more— get clothes tcbitt without bleaching _ eren in bird water — except, of course, suinj or onosuzl pieces. STILL MILDER on hinds! Safe (or wxshible colors and rayom, too. SAVES MONEY became erery cup- /uIofNew OXYDOL goej Loch iarthcr— wishes more clothes or dishes. In stores cow, in sa asre. Trj- tt today for laundry ind dishes. Trinity To Move To San Antonio id Preui SAN A.STOKIO, Feb. 26.— Dr. Frank Wear, president of Trinity university at V.'axthachie, today notified local churchmen that the synod of the Presbyterian church, U.S.A., had voted to move ihe school to San Antonio. _ The Presbyterians, have pur- cr - a?ed ^-e grounds and buildings of the University of San Antonio, operated by the Methodist church, as a nucleus for the new Trinity university. To Take Ovsr School Wear said the plan was te» maiie Trinity a four-year accredited university. Decision on the move came from TempJe, -where Ihe Presbyterian synod of Texas, was' in meeting. li announced that .the move would be accomplished with $750,000 assets, taking over properties of the Methodist school which were rated at $1,2SO/JOO. It was recalled that Trinitj- un ; - versity, a 56-year-old school, was' MINING EXECUTIVE DIES DENVER, Feb. 25 WV— Jessie F McDonald, 83-year-old mining executive and former governor of Colorado, died last night. 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