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JEIGHT--THE MORNING AVALANCHE Iff easury Officials Looking Forward To Record- larch 16 Will v ~ Be The Deadline JSiol 4343 For Tfo Avafanctie-Jourhai Offlm ! fe- i. (By The Associated Press) i- . WASHINGTON, Feb. 26.—the .Treasury today looked forward to i a record-breaking $2,^.10,000,000 cash collection of income taxes vne?;t month. I The sum, more than double the i collections of any previous single ) month in American history, was so 1 large that officials mapped pre: cautions against any upset to the ; nation's business arising from tha | -concerted withdrawal of so much v money from circulation. Extra Day Allowed * Most cf this money will be turn! ed over to the treasury on one, in fact—March 16, the last •"day for filing annual income tax ' returns. If usual proportions hold j true, about half of the sum will t come from corporations and about f half from individuals. The crest ' of the wave comes a day late this < year, because the. regular filing • date—March 15—falls on a Sun• day, giving taxpayers an extra 24 hours. > The income tax to be paid next \ month will be the first under the , drastic revision authorized by ; Congress last fall. Due to boosted ; tax rates and slashed personal ex- I emptions, the income tax will for - the first time fall on millions of ' small wage earners. ncome Brief Bits Of Local News ; City To Buy Bonds i (Continued From Page One) -, , i ing that the board of First Fed« eral Savings and Loan association .'has authorized the investment of r $37,000 of the reserve funds of - ihst value bonds. in $?0,00 n The official an; nouocement of the purchase is to t be made Monday night during the ? progress of the weekly "Keep 'Em 'Buying" program sponsored by '; KFYO in Senior High school audi- •>: torium. ; The city has made two invest; ments of $37,000 each in defense i bonds, obtaining securities with * maturity values totaling $50,000 - t each 'time. The commission was f under the impression at the time, ± officials explained, that the limit '. of $50,000 that has been set on the i amount of bonds that may be * bought by the same purchaser dur- , ing a calendar year applied to the . maturity value of the bonds. f Entitled To Mora ' / They were informed Thursday, r however, that the $50,000 limit i,. applies to the money : invested. «• Thus, the City of Lubbock is en* titled to an. additional investment lot $13,000 to reach the limit for *-1942.' ? The resignation of B. Di Brazile superintendent of Municipal s- airport was submitted with the ex* planation that, as a reserve officer, J: he has been ordered to report for tArmy service. The resignation is -•its be effective Sunday. A £»«•<•«-' |sor has not been selected. •f The commission also authorized rthe payment of salaries of $100 Fper month each to two registrars ; and of S125 to one watchman who s-have been employed at the airport «tp comply with war-time regula- £tions of the Civil Aeronautics au- A revival U being conducted ti Salvation Army hall, 1112 Seventeenth street, Capt. Herman Lam- breeht said Thursday night B M Hudson, an evangelist 29 years and a mmister 45 years, is preaching. Th« public is iivited to the services, which are held at 8-15 o'clock nightly. Nearly 100 Texas Technological college faculty members have sub- scnbed S102 >o the membership campaign of the West Texas Chamber of Commerce, il, was announced Thursday afternoon. P-e- sident Clifford B. Jones expressed gratification because of the contributions, "not only because the West Texas Chamber of Commerce is continuing to serve this institution, but because of the fact that that organization had K o murh to do with making possible this college at the hands of the Texas Legislature." Charles Waller, local secretary of the civil service commission, today will conduct a civil service examination for positions as dietitians in room 16 of the federal building. Two persons have been advised of the time and place, he SSlQ. . Hegular Friday services will be conducted at 8 o'clock tonight ?t Congregation Shaareth Israel Rabbi I. Garsek announced. The S^" b , e "There Is Nothing - the Sun '" K ^11 deal with the holiday Turin next Tuesday, a celebration commermoratin the _reign of Queen Esther of Persia who thwarted a plan to annihilate the Jews in that country. Sunday school will be conducted at JO o'clock Sunday morning. Lubbock county draft boards Have nuo<:Hr»nr ! n; r& c "" & c nr- use when ^classifying "men" now -r - - WdS .»in-*.n_ci icu . --.-—•' a «ernoon. J. V/. Tarlton clerk ot board No. 1, explained the questionnaires will be given to men with dependents about the time they receive their physical examination for classification The !£ form , atlon requested includes dependency status, whether the wife works or not, when and where she last worked and other pertinent information. .The regfs- tranf wi 1 be informed wherfto Mr. and Mrs. Connie Guerry of Sundown are parents of a son weighing 6 pounds 15 ounces born 1bock hospital at , o clock Thursday morning. Ouerry i s an employe of the Texas company. So many calls for information about civic service examinations to be given here, have been made in recent weeks that Postmaster Amos Howard has opened one of the parcel post windows and has clerk on duty at all times to i, thority. Plat Is Approved *-. .Plat for a residence sub-division ^outside the city limits was approv- '-";. It is known_as Wayside addi- arid lies between Avenues K O, extending from the present scity limits at North Second street "•almost to the rim of Yellowhouse ,, canyon. H. R. Lankford, J. W. Teal jiand W. C. Booher were listed as ^owners of the property. £ The commission voted to reim- pburse members of the fire depart- i<ment for new uniforms purchased *hy them recently. The uniforms .jcost $32 each—a total of $704 for »22 members of the department. eThey are blue serge. /.. A increase from $1.361-2 to ?$1.45 per ton in the amount paid frfpr rock delivered to the city ^limits was approved. e Extension Of Lease Asked t The application of Dr. Fred W. J-;Staridefer for a five-year exten- IXion in the lease he holds on 787 ; acres of city sewage disposal plant *land southeast of the city was ^taken under advisement. The pres- fc.ent lease extends to Dec. 31, 1943, «iDr. Standefer paying $1,350 per [-year for it. About 50 acres of the fcland is suitable for farming, offi- vdals said. The extension of lease > asked, commissioners were I, because Dr. Standefer plans ^investments for dairying purposes *'pn the land. An ordinance, discussed on ,rnany previous occasions, requir- i'ing that insulating materials used gin buildings in Lubbock be non- jXpmbustible in the finished state tswas approved on first reading. "" The commission gave as its op- _iion to A. C. McDavitt that his iWAHTEOI MEH AMD WOMEN WHO I ARE HARD OF HEARING ||To make this simple, no risk hearting test If you arc temporarily ^deafened, bothered by ringing,' ^buzzing h«:ad noises due to h&rden- . K ed or coagulated wax (cerumen), fjtry the Ourine Home Method test , fctbat so many say has enabled them |jlc! hear well again. Used since •Over a million packages Safe ingredients as listed in p... J. S. Phan.nacopeia. You must fbe satisfied after making this test jfor your money, is refunded. Casts . gbnly-s/few cents daily. If afflicted, |ask today about Ourine. For sale Vb'y• Mark Ka'sey Drug Store. "- —— - J v*w »*A LA11ACS L\ f?X!L aPPkcation blanks and in- jLoruiaiiOn io Jmerested persons. More than 100 persons a day it was said, caU at the window During r-ecent weeks as many as two and three examinations per week have been held. Charles Waller is local board secretary and examinations are given in room 16 of the federal building. Max Lindsey, who has been a state assistant agent in the federal fish and wildlife service district office here, is leaving Saturday to manage a farm in Hale county owned by an uncle, J A Lindsey of Lubbock. Mrs Lindsey and their daughter have been at the farm, a mile from the Runningwater school northwest of f «^ VIew ' f °F severa l weeks. It is a 640-acce stock tarm. Capt. Clement C. Jayson of Fort Bliss, a recruiting'senior medical examiner, who has been here giving treatment to members of the district recruiting staff is staying temporarily, because of the ^ "* *? R en £ Okla. Thursday Capt G. D. Funk, medical officer here. Directors of Lubhqck KJwanis club will have an important meeting at noon today in Lubbock hotel President O. J. Sexton said Thursday njght. Members who need^to make up attendance were askeo. to attend should they caro to Some new members are expceted" to be voted upon, it was said. ^ grass fire at 1314 Twenty*- T Ji trc , et ? ec * uire d equipment ot ijuobock firemen to bring it under control Thursday afternoon. There was no damage in the blaze at 3:45 o'clock. grr was arrested in Sweetwater, where a motorist with whom he had hitchhiked a ride took him to police headquarters. Austin Yeats, chief of police at Slaton, said the black first took o;ie car, which stalled within a fr-w blocks, then stole the Hancock machine. It, too, was abandoned at Snyder. Lubbock Masonic council 183 will confer council degrees upon 10 CJindidates tonight, W. Guy Casey, thrice illustrious master, announced. The meeting will open promptly at 7:30 o'clock in the Citizens National bank building, he said. A jury in corporation court Thursday afternoon. fined C. C. Beene, travel bureau operator, $50 for unlawfully parking a motor vehicle in order to advertise his business. The, case, filed last Dec. 17, charges violation of a city ordinance. Bond of $1,000 wni set Thursday for Robert Barnhart, 23, who has been charged with rape of his IC-year-old half-sister. He remained in Lubbock county jail haying been unable to post bail' officials said. Barnhart and the girl were detained Tuesday at Lamesa after it was discovered they were sleeping in vacant buildings here Sheriff Buck Bennett ob- tai ned statements from the pair Board Suggests Spies 7 Removal. Authorities still pondered the question Thursday night of prosecution of a youth who had been charged with operating a motor vehicle without a license. He was booked as 25 years old by police a SPa A* e W3S 16 "id officaS aced his age at nearer 20 Ponce ana otner officials said the a stop had defi- K g Q > a efi- brakes -and no driver's li- rammed another Jess C ' Seventeenth street. car of „ The sheriffs department said E - A - Redmond, 34, had posted bail on each of three complaints charging hquor law violation Thursday. n/f 01 ^ 6 , - Thursda l' said Mrs. Ernest Eakin of 1510 Avenue J had informed them of burglary of the recreation building in Mackenzie state park. Investigation a e a recording machine and carried out the telephone, Don Reeder, police chief, said. Glenn Mrs Adric 22 ' was f 1 , ' ' o, was formally charged Thursday in r ° £ J- T. Inmon with theft of an automobile from L A Hancock of Slaton.-Grady Harrist" a deputy sheriff, signed the complaint, prepared by Burton S. •curies, district attorney. The ne- DB; J. B. McCORKLE -/DENTIST •-'•'•-' 307 MyricA Building Texas Phrme S591 t , 0 .,, I ^ ove his br aking business from 1316 Avenue Q to 1505 Avenue Q would be a violation of the city zoning ordinance. Members ot the commission said further they would not favor amending the ordinance so as to permit his contemplated change. They added that McDavitt can continue his business m his present location because jt was there when the zoning ordinance went into effect. i. j , ^ sa 'd iij had been stolen. A Crow-from Sudan sad a coat of gloves and hat had been taken week. Car here 6arlier in th e live r on n Le^ rS " Sam ^' Dunn " who t-ftti.,,_ „ j f **'sll\v aj , O3.VG returned from a 10-day trin tr> ^.sa.s-'.rf- _ Each one of the 115 pupils from the_ eighth grade to the has bought one or more aeiense stomps, or bonds, it was announced Thursday by B. T. Rucker su perintendent. Total stampl'and bonds sold amounted to approximately $1,000 and of thissum children in the five upper grades bought the greater portion, ft was explained. • An informal Hotary .roundtable will be held at noon today i" "-'ton hotel coffee shop, O W •' secretary, said Friday. To- meeting is the second on" to be held. Members who were "ab- t^H^ 1 ! ^ e l ma £™ k e up at- meetms . - % —.ix* ****•*" i "' w »- i >«*! Press?) AUSTIN, Feb. 26.—A concise bluntly worded report, a Texas fatate HOUEI; of Representatives commit'.ee today recommended the immediate discharge of Dean John n. Spies and certain faculty members at the University of Texps Medical branch in Galveston. The five-man group, authorized by the House to investigate subversive activities, declared it found no un-Americanism at the school except "failure to devote full efforts to the training and production of doctors." The institution has long been racked by internal controversy, a condir which brought about the committee investigation which ended _ yesterday with testimony by University President Homer P. Rainey advising drastic action to cure dissension in the medical branch. "Grossly "Negligent" From a 1,000-page transcript of testimony by the dean, faculty and students the investigators formed these additional opinions: The university regents, past and present, had been "grossly negligent" in permitting the school to become involved in administrative confusion and dissension. The president of the university should be given full power over and responsibility for the Medical branch and should be directed by the regents to build it into a first class institution. The investigators made no reference to m o v i n g the Medical branch from Galveston to Austin, seat of the main university, a pro- rinsal Tjr. Rainpy hart aprppri would be helpful in improving the situa tion. Their report will be submittec to the board of regents \vhicl meets here Saturday. No Comment By Rainey Meanwhile Dr. Spies, in Austir to attend the regents meet, am Dr. Rainey declined to commen on the recommendations.' Without naming names the- com mittee said some faculty member as well as Dean Spies should b dismissed. It was their idea tha Dr. Rainey should determine wh should be fired. "They are obstructing the ad yancement of medical instructor in this state by preventing the cf ficient training of doctors dur ing the present emergency," tin report said o.f the unnamed teach ers. Dr. Rainey had testified the chief issue in the controversy wa whether the medical school shoulc be administered by the univer sity's governing board for the hen efit of all Texans or by a group o Galveston doctors as a local in stitution. Spanking Preferred To Life Of A Hermit HEMPSTEAD, N. Y., Feb. 26 (&) — Evert spankings sr* better than the lonely life of a hermit. 13-year-old Margaret Hunnicut decided today. Two chilly days and two miserable nights spent in « toplshed on the Meadowbrook Country ciub groundr were enough, to disillusion Margaret who had fled her chel gardens home Monday after a spanking by her father. When found by police yesterday, she said she> was glad because she wanted to go back to school and, besides, her supply of milk, bread, jam, pickles and candy was tunning low. First explosives license issued i Lubbock county was Th-,, J" ~~**»v wna grantee Thursday afternoon to C. J Beekum of 2223 Seventh street, representative of Atlas Power company by County.Clerk Ed D. Allen Allen was recently appointed county explosives licensing agent The licenses are required of all' persons who buy explosives or use them in connection with a business. They may be obtained at Allen s office for a 25-cent"fee The licensing, placed in effect by'Con- gress, is designed as a war safety measure. Police were asked to investigate the biting by a dog of the young Tp«th° f , H - . L '- McCIure of 1913 Tenth street in the same block The boy was taken to Lubbock General hospital for observation. ADMINISTRATOR NOMINATED WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (ff}_ President Roosevelt nominated L. Metcalfe Walling of Rhode Island today to be wage-hour administra- «r, - nsra tor. Walhng succeeds Phillip B Fleming, who recently was appointed Federal Works administrator. ARCHITECT DIES NEW YORK, Feb. 26. (& — Thomas White Lamb, 71, nationally prominent architect and designer of the present Madison Square Garden, died today. AIRMEN ARRIVE A BRITISH PORT, Feb. 26 (/P) —A new contingent of Canadian•i- j ^United Kingdom. has the Dr. R. E. Adkins Diagnosis and Internal Medicine 2403 Broadway 2-2151 Dr. A. E. Gesell DENTIST • 234 Lubbock National Bldg. Dial 2-2681 Dr. F. W. Zachary Genlro-Urinary Diseases S03-04 Myrick Building Dial 692] Aiiies Claim Gains (Continued From Page One) a broadcast which was the first indication—general though it wa of Allied troop strength there. Advances Costly Afield; too, the invader's slow march down upon Java was stil costing him a great, price. Yesterday's communique of the Dutch command disclosed that while there had been in southern Sumatra an enemy advance almost to the very shores of the 15-mile Sunda strait across from western Java the Japanese were still being engaged heavily in western Borneo and had after three \veek not been able to kick out the bright, small spark of Dutch resistance still glowing on Amboina island. Official Dutch accounts indicated that Japanese efforts for the seventh successive day to — — - —•— ••» «ju-x»\-^joi. v t: Ufly if bomb out the Java airdromes had largely failed, for in widespread enemy raids on such bases no damage of consequence was reported. MacArthur's counter-offensive maneuver on isolated Bataan peninsula was opened in surprise and carried forward with the unshakable determination that already ,? S ?J?- de his men tne heroes of the Allied world. Positions Seized A number of Japanese advanced positions were wrested from the ^rlv^ff^- Charge Was particu - 2X e£f . ect ive on the American iht, where an. advance of several kilometers was made. Main enemy positions, however, were not penetrated. Moreover there was informa- mnr'-" 1 thc War dc Part™nt's morning communique that the far southern Philippine island of Mindanao still was not subdued- desultory patrol action was reported from there, and prospects Or \vrHp<:nT-rt=*^ ^~,t; _ ... Hope for indefinite American ' ° n Luzon ' raised iinu t\, -—~un »v<j;> raisea iigh the more so because heavy Allied blows at enemy shipping elspwhoro \voulri h*» PS **t'" i fo -- enemy's efforts to reinforce snd supply his already overwhelming forces on the island. Buy A Defense Bond TODAY! SINTJS INFECTION Dr. E. M. Whitacre Osleopatbic Physician and Surgeon Dial 5B42 511 Myrick Bldg. WOMEN AND DEFENSE Youth Faces Charge After Holdup Fails (SpecUl To The Avalanche) CROSBYTON, Feb. 26. — Lodged in Crosby county jail tonight, a 16-year-old West Virginia youth will be hailed into the county court of Judge Ben F. Hicks Friday morning to face charges of attempted robbery of a nightwatchman whose friendly gesture he answered with gunplay. According to the story, Harve Wampler, nightwatch- man, Wednesday night found the youth, penniless, could not • get a bed, so Wampler let the west Virginian sit in iii s car . Left Him In Car When.Wampler went to bed about 6 o'clock he let the youth remain in the car, first locking his pistol in the glove compartment. , "It will be warmer here" he said. The youth, the state will charge, pried open the glove compartment, took the heavy ' pistol and walked over to Piggly-Wiggly store and held up Clarence R. Patterson, in charge of the store's produce department. That was about 6:30 o'clock. Obtained No Money He obtained no money, although there was approximately $17 in the store.regis- ter and about the same amount on Patterson's person. "I came down early to receive a truck of poultry," Patterson told officials. "The boy came in the front door and stood by the fire. He got warm, then whirled around and pointed a pistol at me and told me to get my hands up. At first, I thought be had s crooked stick and I didn't put my hands 'up. I thought it would be funny for me, weighing 190 pounds, to be taken in by a kid not over 5 feet 4 inches tall and slender, pointing a stick at me. "But directly I saw he really had a gun and I got my hands up and backed up like he told me. " 'Any money in that register?' the kid asked. " 'I don't know,' I said. " 'Well, take a look and see.' "I went over behind the counter and opened the register, but the kid couldn't 'see over the counter—he was that short—and he started out the store without waiting to learn about the money, telling me, 'Don't, try anything—I'll blow you in two." Youth Quickly Captured Patterson waited about live minutes and called officials. He gave a complete description of the suspect. L. T. Lott, another officer • two hours later arrested the youth, who was hiding in an . outhouse here. ' The prisoner was taken to Crosbyton, where charges likely will be filed today. . He had "showed up" here sometime Wednesday, officials learned. Burmese Theater (Continued From Page One) dalay, with anchor on the Thai border. Reports, from China told of the arrival in upper Burma of still more Chinese veterans and other unconfirmed advices suggested the Chinese were in fact already in action there against the 'invaders. A Chungking spokesman declared that Japanese reinforce,, s ™ were flowing into northern Thailand for a strong and and air offensive against the Chinese forces in the Shan states oE northeastern Burma. __ = Dr. Walter J. Howard DENTIST 403 Myrick Bldg. Dial 5S2I ^G^zf^A^i BUSINESS—-'COLLEGE Lubbock, Abilene, DailM, Wiebiu r* DIAL 6616 Day or Night Ambulance SANDERS Funerai Home Texas Furnishes Fighting Men 4 (By The Associated Prew) Texas is moving forward at.a fast clip in furnishing fighting men for the war effort, with training under way at two new air fields. The Lubbock Air base has officially started training pilots. Col- Thomas L. Gilbert, commanding f"":^ of the Army base near that city, said most of the first class of cadets came from Randolph field at San Antonio. _ First classes have been called :n at Moore field, the new advanced single-engine school near Misuion, and the new flexible gunnery school at Harlingen. From these two new bases, costing together almost $10,000000, cadets who already have completed their basic training will be graduated.into full-fledged eagles. Oil A Major Factor Oil as a major factor in turning the tide of victory in the war for America and her allies was stressed by E. P. Hayes of Houston, chairman of .the Southwestern division, Division of Production, of the American Petroleum institute. In Dallas for the annual spring meeting .of .the division, Hayes emphasized the dependence of modern warfare on machines powered and lubricated by petroleum products, and urged full co-operation and effort on the part of members of the division in order that the war might be brought to a successful and speedy conclusion." Neville G. Penrose, Fort Worth oil producer, thinks destruction of the great oil refinery at Palem- bang, Sumatra, the cue tor construction of 9 big refiner" *p *h Permian basin of"West Texas an New Mexico. , Knife-Fork Club Hears Blanding A master of description. Don Blanding 'entertained members of the Lubbock Knife and Fork club in a talk at Lubbock hotel Thurs- n !?, ht Hawaii." Quoting frequently from His subject was ' his s poems, Blandiqg took hsn listeners on a verbal Clipper flight across The path of the sun" to Hawaii and described the islands where friendliness ruled the land, ac least until Dec. 7 " He was introduced by Dr. J O Ellsworth, Dr. J. T. Krueger, club president, presided at the dinner, attended by approximately 250 persons. Man Brutally Beaten (Continued From Page One) the victim, was in bed with Jac, Wall when Vaught allegedly en tered the room. "Jack was dragged out of bet and forced to go outside," he wa quoted as saying. Statement Issued Burks issued the followin statement: _ "For the first time I remembe in Lubbock county, we apparent ly are up against - an imminen problem. From evidences of th last few days, it looks like we ar about to have organized gan practices here. The sheriff's de partment has learned . of deatl threats made .by bootleggers t< each other. One bootlegger me another the other day, a chain in his hand. When he advanced wit! it, the other backed him up to a car. The bootlegger with the'chain substituted a gun—but was bacKe up again, and drove away. "There is evidence or bad blond among the bootleggers and • there may be serious trouble if some thing is not done soon. In tha connection, this office serves no tice it will prosecute to the limi of the law any case that smacks QJ. gangsterism. Of all times for practice of violence, this is the worst We are ready for whatever shows " Texan Ijs Presented Columbia U. Award NEW YORK, Feb. 26. W) Vitamins will -'increase not only intelligence but morality Dr Roger J. Williams of the University of Texas asserted tonight. He spoke at the joint award of Columbia university's Charles Frederick Chandler medal to himself and his brother, Dr. Robert R. Williams of the Bell Telephone laboratories. The brothers were given the medal for vitamin work Dr. Robert for isolating and synthesizing vitamin B and Dr. Roger for other B vitamins he has discovered. It was the first double award of the medal since it was established in 1910. ."Since an ample supply of vitamins, Dr. Rogers explained, "can ioster a higher intelligence in human subjects, it has also the capacity of fostering morality. Recent studies have shown that intelligence and morality go together. Buy A Defense Bond TODAY1 Jusl More Good Used Furniture Values HoJ-PoIni Elecirzc Range, perfect condition, Philco Radio, Eight Tubes, ?£""_ ________ $25.00 Bed Koom Sails, iwo in stock, Walnut extra fino values. Each Living Room Suits. We have good used Living room suils ££ $29.50 ^ $39.50 Living Room Suits, New ST. $69.50 & $79.50 HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE COMPANY 1212 AVENUE H. Aluminum Yield Must Be Upped WASHINGTON, Feb. 26. (/P)— The War Production board dis- 1 !f d ,£ )day that President Roosevelt s "blueprint for.victory" calling for production of 125,000 fighting planes in 1943 would necessitate a $350,000,000 expansion of aluminum capacity and a vast increase in magnesium production. The government, officials said, is taking steps to provide for an annual aluminum supply approximating more than 2,500,000000 pounds — compared with former production goals approxiixiatinp' 1,700,000,000 pounds annually Musi Be Increased Mc^ncGiu—. output, lets 000,000' pounds last year increased to 725,000,000. next year. William L. Batt, WPB materials director, told a press conference the new expansion program would double again the size of the alum- Sheriff And Rival Shoot Each Other OZARK, Ark., Feb. 26. (IP)— A country sheriff whose cunning once trapped one of the Southwest's most riotoriou:?' desperadoes came to his end today when he and a political rival shot it out in a barber shop here, fatally wounding each other. The dead are Champ Crawford, 41, who posed as a rural fisher- . man to capture the notorious Jack Russell after Russell escaped from a penitentiary in McAlester, Ok!a., in 1939, and Jim Wilson, 36, former county treasurer snd candidate against Crawford in 1940, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Mark E. Woolsey said the husky Crawford was being, shaved when Wilson, a six-foot, 200-pound hardware clerk, walked in and told the barber: "I'll finish this man." Woolsey continued with this version: The barber remonstrated, whereupon Wilson pulled a .38 automatic and said: "This is our matter and don't, you interfere." ( Another barber also "began to try to reason with" Wilson, and Sheriff Crawford interposed "You're all wrong about this, Jimmie. Let's talk it over." "There'll be no talking," Wilson was quoted. Both barbers. and another customer ran out of the shop and the shooting began. Order To Remove Japs pounds inum industry in 1939. • One 640,000,000 pound expan- i- — i — — f uw».j.t^. \i^xj./aii— sion program now is well on the way .to completion. Surveys for power requirements and plant sites already are under, way for another 640,000,000 pound increase Batt said the vast aluminum industry which will develop by'mid- 1943 would require an additional continual 24-hour supply of 1000,000 kilowatts.of electricity. He told, questioners that undoubtedly such an additional drain on power supplies would force curtailment of non-essential uses of electricity. Farmer Who Shot Himself Is Critical WOODWARD, Okla., Feb 26 C?> — Allen Terrell, 28-year-old Vici farmer, who accidentally shot himself in the chest and wrecked then walked a half . mile for help, was in aTcritical condition in a hospital here today Hospital attendants said a •" caliber bullet pierced his che'sf and he suffered lacerations and a chest injury from the wreck. Terrell said he was en route to a stock sale when his gun fell off the car seat. He reached to pick it up and it discharged. ' The car careened into a culvert knocking him unconscious. When he regained consciousness - he walked to a farm house, arid then was brought here. HELD FOR JEWEL THEFT SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 26. ( Warren Joseph Kammer, 21, is being held here in connection.with the holdup-theft of more than 530,000 in jewels at Los' Angeles Calif. Feb. S, Police = Inspector Duke Carver, said today Carver said charges had been filed at Los Angeles. BLANDFOHD NOMINATED WASHINGTON, Feb.- 26. (/Pi — The nomination of John B. Blandford jr.,. who. has been serving as assistant. budget director, to be administrator of the new Federal Housing agency was sent to the Senate today fay President Roosevelt Is Expected Sobn SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 2ti. (tt>) — Norman Neukom, assistant U S. attorney, said tonight that orders to move all San Diego county Japanese, including those of second generation, "somewhere east of the Sierras" would be issued,. possibly within the next 48 hours. Neukom also reported that the entire San Diego waterfront area probably soon would be prohibited to enemy aliens. A major portion of the waterfront now is barred to them. The attorney said his advices came from an authoritative source Such wholesale transfers would be made under President Roosevelt's authorization to the Army to move any or all persons out of areas deemed important to national defense. Jury Completed In Trial Of Mrs. Barr' DALLAS, Feb. 26. .(IP}— A jurv was completed tonight to try Mrs Juanita Barr, wife of a" former Dallas newspaperman, on a charge that she murdered Night Club Dancer 31anche Woodall last April Judge Henry King then ordered court to reconvene at 9 a. m tomorrow for taking testimony. Judge King ordered tonight's • session with an admonition to state and defense attorneys they must select a twelfth juror after only eleven had been chosen since Monday morning out of a special venire of 300 persons and a petit jury panel of 34 others 40—Classified Display MMHM^i SALARY LOANS No .Assignment No Security Juat your iljnature Payment Plan Schedule S10 Loans - Sl.flo weekly payment S.10 Loans - $1.40 weefcl? payment S25 Loans - tl.83 weekly payment S« Loxns - M.50 wsefcly payment HO Loans - S3.00 weekly oaymcnt Payments Made Larger , if You Wish AMER1CAK FINANCE CO. SOI Lnhb9ck Nit'l Bldj.. Dial 9022 SAVE YOUR MONEY Buy Defense Stamps and Bonds RIBS Lb. 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