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;, Dial 4343 For The Avtttenchie-Jom-nal Office* '•'^vKi---'--'^ 1 ' i * i • f '• f * j r L oo i-QAt ' • •' • Dial 4343 For Tne AYaiflncn«-Jowmai winfcga ^fcMSJ-SIX—THE MORNING AVALANCHE n |||M[| • . Lubhock, T«xos, Saturday, February 28, 1942 .* uioi wg_rgr_i - Hexas Face7I)rab Election Year; All Present Officers Seeking Re-Elgction AJ'- .1 *••«.?— — r , , ii i z ~ — —— K!_ n i. i^ninr-Place Dlau U«-,~~,-,, C^.iUi Week-Old Robbery I s Mann's Decision Cuts Speculation By GORDON K. SHEARER United Pre»s Staff Correspondent AUSTIN, Feb. 27.—Texas today faced a drab election year as the announcement of Gerald C. Mann for f. third term as attorney general made all present elective state officers candidates for News Briefs re-election. Gov. Coke R. Stevenson and Treasurer Jesse James, both holding offices due to resignations of their predecessors, also, will ask for terms of their own . Considered In Other Races Until Mann's announcement in a 64-word statement lata yesterday, he was considered a potential candidate either for governor or for U. S. Senator. Mann's statement said: "In view of the present world crisis, I have determined to seek re-election as attorney general of Texas. If elected, the attorney general's department Will render the same type of service we have rendered in the past. I am grateful for the interest that many people have manifested in my decision and I take this action after •weighing the advice of many friends." No Other. Announced No other candidate has announced for attorney general. State Senator Jesse Martin of Fort Worth has considered making the Lendon Penrod Pearson of 1308 Avenue N left Lubbock Friday night to seek enlistment in the Navy's lighter-than^air service. He will be examined in Dallas. Today is deadline for registration of all unemy aliens over the age of 14, at the postoffice in Lubbock. Seven Germans had been registered through Friday. Frank Lanolte, claim agent with Dalby Motor Freight lines several years, J.eft Lubbock Friday fov El Paso, where he will direct a national defense transportation ser- War department 35-year-o Id former race. Mann, Southern Methodist iootbali star, i Is the only person in recent years to seek a third term as attorney general. James V. Allred and Dan Moody were elected governor after two terms as atorney general, and many earlier attorneys gen~ ftral went from that office to the governor's office. Mann experienced his only political defeat last summer in the special election of a United,. States senator, running behind W. Lee O'Daniel and Cong. Lyndon Johnson. Repeal gressmen'' of "pensions for con- seemed to leave few congressional races to be run. Prospective Ballot Giren Governor—Stevenson. U. S. Senator •— O'Daniel, Joe Steadaam, Fort Worth r&ilroad " -..brotherhood official. v -_Tjieut. Governor •— State Sens. Veraon Lemens of Waxahachie, John Lee Smith of Throckmorton, Harold Beck of Texarkana, former Hep. A. E. Harding of Fort Worth. Sen. Fred Mauritz of Ganado said h« will decide about making this vice, part oi a setup. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Foreman of Spur arc parents of a daughter weighing 8 pounds HVfe ounces born in Lubbock General hospital at 7:40 o'clock Friday morning. Foreman is employed by Phillips Petroleum company. A ion weighing 6 pounds 13 ounces was born in West Texas hospital at 3:33 o'clock Friday morning to Mr. and Mrs. Leon Shinn of Hondo, N. M. The father is a department of agriculture employe. Mr. and Mrs. O. O. Schade of Lubbock route 6 are parents of a daughter weighing 7 pounds 8 ounces born at the residence at 4 o'clock Friday morning. Porter- Sistrand clinic reported. The infant was named Doris LaNeH. Schade is employed by Ohlen- busch Oil company. The sheriff's department Friday said Thomas Blakeway, 32, who was given a two-year jail sentence for tire theft Jan. 5, had been removed from Lubbock county jail on a bench warrant issued in Hall county. A deputy sheriff from Memphis came after the prisoner and presented a -warrant showing a felony indictment had been voted against Blakeway. Bob Vaughl, 27, Friday posted bail of $2,500 binding him over to action of a grand jury on a charge of burglary with intent to murder, the sheriff's dep,artment said. Garland Weaver, 34, similarly charged, had not been reported Evidence Heard In Houston Case HOUSTON, Feb. 2V W) — Five men testified today that Helen O'Keefe, blond stenographer, offered them $100 to have J, C. Franklin, the investment banker she is accused of killing, beaten up so badly he would have to stay in a hospital three months.. The prosecution read the testimony of Donald A. Usher, seaman not in court, as it was laken at a previous hearing. Usher declared he collected the 5100 from the defendant but did not beat up Franklin. Other witnesses testifying to the $100 offer were Jack Rankin, taxi driver; Gabe Lynn, manufacturing company worker; Bob Louvicr, occupation not revealed and Ira Latham, cook. Leo Giordenella, a convict brought here from Eastham prison farm, surlily denied Miss O'Keefe ever asked him to injure Franklin, whose charred body was found 1 in a car Nov. 12. Had Mad* Offer The previous witness, Latham, had said she did make him such an offer several times in Latham's presence. Usher's testimony, was that he met Miss O'Keefe at a night club last May and the defendant asked him "to beat up a man and put him in the hospital for at least Denver Conducts its First Ship-Launching; Parts Made For Navy DENVER, Feb. 27. (VP> — Mile-high-in-the-Rockies Denver held its first (stretch your imagination please) ship- launching today. Miss Cynthia Carr, daughter of Gov. Ralph L. Carr, bashed a bottle of Pike Peak snow water against a freight car containing the first prefabricated ship hull parts made in Colorado for the Navy, Forty-Hour Week (Continued From Page One) for tools and it is 'high time for America to answer that call," said Rep. Russell (D-Tex), supporting the Smith amendment. Rep. Thomason (D-Tex) asserted, on the other hand, that the amendment would increase labor disputes. He asserted that "93 per cent of labor is just as patriotic as the members here." Representatives of the AFL and CIO were on Capitol Hill, buttonholing members in an effort to beat the amendment. AFL President William Green and CIO President Philip Murray issued statements denouncing it. To Absolve Employers Green said the real aim of the legislation was not to lengthen face early in March. Attorney general—Mann. Four Out For Treasurer Treasurer—Jesse James of Cameron, "'Incumbent; Larry Mills cl Dallas; Gordon Smith of Austin; Former Kep. Harry McK.ee ol Port Arthur. Land commissioner—B a 2 c o m Giles, Incumbent. Comptroller—George H. Sheppard, incumbent. State school superintendent -— Dr. L. A. Woods, incumbent. Agricultural commissioners—J. Z. McDonald, incumbent; former Rep. Bailey Ragsdale, Crockett; former Rep. W. N. Corry, Keller. Railroad commissioner—CoL E. O. Thompson, chairman—incumbent: Lester Boorie, Fort Worth. Chief justice supreme court— J. E. Alexander, incumbent. Judge ct. of criminal appeals— Harry N. Graves, incumbent . The U. S. Senate campaign might develop interest if James V. Allred, now a federal district judge at Houston, enters the race as he is reported to b,e considering. arrested. R. P. Mslone, 27, Lorenzo man who is under charge of burglary in Ector county, was returned to Odessa Friday, officials said. Malone pleaded guilty of liquor law violation this week in county court and was fined $150 and costs, and, also, has appeared as a witness in a trial at Olton. A 34-year-old operator of a second-hand store was jailed Friday night after officers said he attempted to interfere in the arrest of B. F. (Lefty) Fowler, ^27. JSe three months." "I told her I'd have to hurt him pital three months and she said it had to be done," Usher testified. They agreed to meet at a nightclub afterward, where she was to pay him, Usher related. He said he went to the club about 1:30 a. m. with his hands bandaged and walking with a limp. "She asked me if it was all over and I told her it was," Usher said. "I told her I had hurt my hand hitting him. She handed me the money and I left in a hurry." Had No Inttntioni Actually, Usher saH, he had not beaten up Franklin and had no intention of doing so. He said he railed Miss O'Keefe next day and she was "plenty mad." They met, he continued, and she warned him that it he didn't do the job he would never fight again. "She said it had to be done if she had to do it'herself," the seaman and former prizefighter testified, "and when I asked her how a little woman like her could do it she said she had something that would bring him down to her hours, since workers now can be employed longer than 40 hours if they are paid over-time rates, but Dies Reports On Japanese (Continued From Page One) ed with President Roosevelt and Secretary of State Hull "both of whom feel quite strongly that hearings such a? you contemplate would be inadvisable." No hearings were held. However, the committee said ic made available to government agencies before the attack of Dec. 7 evidence showing that: 1. The Japanese had detailed maps, drawings and photographs of Pearl Harbor, West coast cities and fortifications, and of United States naval vessels. 2. In 1940', there was talk in Tokyo o£ submarines with a 10,000-mile radius—about enough to reach the West coast and return —and of taking the Midway islands in one day. Lightning Attack- Needed 3. Nipponese military men held the opinion that a lightning attack in Hawaiian waters was necessary to gain the advantage over the United States, and that a knockout blow to the fleet and subjugation of the Panama canal was "half the battle." . 4. The Japanese fishing fleet in the Pacific engaged in espionage and many of the boats were staffed by Japanese naval officers. 5. Through thousands of merch- Senior Class Play Given Last Night Success, measured by constant audience, laughter, was acclaimed the Senior class comedy, Swift Kick, Friday night in Senior High school auditorium. Approximately 1,100 persons attended the performance. Heading the cast were Mary Lou Godbehere and Bill 'Austin. Miss Japanese-Soviet i Break Hinted (By The Associated Press) . The possibility of some important turn in the strange neutrality arrangement between Russia arid Marie- Cook was director. as the st Japan arose last night. First of all, the Japanese began to talk of breaking through the - Indian ocean to "destroy the whole dents depicted the work of a high school daily paper editor and his classmates. Through his eiforts a political cleanup was effected. Others in the cast were Louise Carpenter, Dimple Mickey, Ruth Genelle Spikes, Betty Jane Morton, Margaret Glimp, Jewel Christine White, Benny Rhodes; C. K. Roberts, Berle Brown, Worth Zachary, James Reese and Dale Odam. The Senior High school orchestra under direction of Miss Beulah Dunn played for the performance. ants temporarily in this country and its own nationals and adhnr- rates for overtime. .Tnnan fnr manv vears had employers 01 sweated i c ^ t « d an elaborate'espionage ™ paying the higher campaign This evidence size. Kne-w Of Audit Usher said Miss O'Keefe •was aen mo uf Indian Area Raided (Continued From Page One) when our troops broke contact with the'enemy from their Bilin river positions on Feb. 20, after a severe three-day battle against superior numbers in which we inflicted heavy casualties, the enemy •was so hard hit that he could do little to follows us up. "However, a large enemy column with elephants moved up the coast to reinforce them. Our troops then moved to deny the line of the Sittang river to the enemy. "There, considerable concentrations of enemy reinforcements heavily pressed our forward positions, necessitating further -withdrawals across the Sittang river in order to make our line more secure. Raid Is Intercepted "The enemy has not attempted to cross the Sittang since our withdrawal. His present inactivity shows that enemy casualties were heavy. "Our aircraft intercepted most successfully a bombing raid over an airdrome near Rangoon on Feb. 2:5. A minimum of 30 aircraft were destroyed, mostly fighters. We lost four fighters. . "Our aircraft raided Moulmein on Feb. 23 and sank two paddle- boats full of Japanese troops." Authorities were unable to say just when ths communique was issued—possibily it was a day or two old. Official reports of yesterday said the Japanese were moving upriver along the east bank of the Sittang, possibly as.part of an enveloping action against the capital. Sanford and Olen Farris, patrolmen. The patrolmen said Sanford started to arrest Fowler for vagrancy and the other man moved at Sanford, saying, "You can't do that." Fowler, who recently .paid a $15 fine for vagrancy and now is under a corporation court bond on a similar charge, has been fined lor drunkenness, gambling, disturbance and vagrancy on other occasions, records show. FireraBn w*re called at 11:18 o'clock Friday night to the L. C. Bacon residence at 2810 Twentieth street after fire in a floor furnace flared up. There was no damage, John Nugent, assistant chief, reported. Firemen from Central and Nineteenth street stations answered the call. C. J. Hollingswcrth, sup*rinien- dent of West Texas hospital, was elected third vice president o Texas Hospital association at a convention of the group.Friday in Houston. Personnel and facilitie of Texas hospitals were placed a the disposal of the president fo the duration of the emergency, th him she had bought a gun and was looking for him (Usher) that morning. Usher said he left town immediately. In earlier testimony Dr. John T. Vlopre, surgeon and president of he American Industrial Investment company which Franklin managed, testified for the state hat an audit was decided on be- ore Franklin disappeared. He said the company had assets amounting to $18,000 or more, vhich appeared on the books as outstanding notes, held agairst 350 Murray declared the effect of the Smith amendment would be to increase "swollen profits" of employers at the expense of labor. But Rep. Carlson (R-Kan), speaking for the amendment, said labor disputes could no longer be allowed to impede the war effort. "For God's sake, and for the country's sake," he shouted, "let's stand up here and be men." Contracts Valid A high administration official told reporters during the day that the general effect of the Smith amendment would be to eliminate overtime pay, and that this would oe true in non-defense industries as well as in plants at work on war contracts, in some industries, it was said, men are working as long as 60 hours a week, with the average running between 44 and 46 hours. This authority stated that the administration's chief apprehension in this connection was that abandonment of the 40-hour week would result in reduced pay for told workers generally. Rep. Smith, however, said that the - amendment would • not inter- •fA>*£k \ijiih on\j r\f ilio f*m_ITlt^pcc ff\n- tracts between Jabor and employ- is being made public now, the committee said, "with the firm conviction that . . . the people of this country have yet much to learn on the operations of the fifth column in the United States and with undisguised fear that our West coast and the Panama canal are still in the gravest peril from Japanese espionage and Japanese attack." Conquest Outlined Lieut. Gen. Kiyokatsu Sato was the Japanese officer who outlined a proposed conquest of the United States. "The great thing is for Japan to see that hostilities are opened before the main strength of the American fleet is brought to Hawaii and that her naval operations take place with lightning speed, 1 ' the committee quoted his book. "The struggle for Hawaii thus constitutes the first stage of a Japanese-American war." The plan said that the second step would be the reduction of Panama and the United States Murder Hearing (Continued From Page One) little children." "Leave my children out of this," she said Mrs. Woodall replied. The elder Mrs. Barr said Mrs. Woodall promised .on her word of honor she never would see Eddie again, and . admitted on cross-examination that so far as she knew the dancer kept hsr promise. The defense introduced' a number of witnesses who testified they had seen the dancer and Eddie together. in various night clubs and on several occasions in the Dallas Journal editorial rooms as late as 5:30 a. m. The state rested its case earlier in the day after presenting three witnesess. A defense demand for an instructed verdict because of what it termed as skeletonized case was overruled by Judge Henry King. Testimony tHat the two women drank whisky together and that the dancer had rouged Mrs. Juanita Barr's face shortly before the shooting was given by a negro maid, Arleena Porter. She was the first witness after the wife of Eddie Ba_rr had pleaded innocence and fainted on the shoulder of a friend. The maid testified that Mrs. Barr had called at Mrs. Woodall's apartment carrying a bottle o) whisky and asked "if Eddie had called." After several drinks to- Anglo-Sovitt'plan of material cooperation"—that is, presumably, to cut oft Russia's supply lines between Britain, the United States and the Persian gulf. Controlled PICKS QuoUd The comment quoted was by the Japan Tunes and Advertisers which is controlled by the Tokyo foreign office, and aside from the the curious bellicosity of its tone toward a nation with which Japan was on a neutral footing it was interesting because of the fact that it came on a day that brought a disclosure of the first Japanese attack upon the territory of India. This was a Japanese bomber raid on the Andaman islands, which lie in the Bay of Bengal on the British-Allied sea routes from the Indian ocean. And from Kuibshev, the alternate Russian capital, delayed dis- Week-Old Robbery Is Being Investigated Police Friday were investigating the report of a week-old robbery. A Lubbock woman said her son was robbnd of $2 and a. watch the night of Feb. 20 in an alley in the vicinity of Avenue U and Nineteenth street. Three boys attacked him, slugged him with a rock and left him almost unconscious, the woman said. A. L. Ohlenbusch, oil company operator, said he had found three cotton loan certificates and was holding (hem at his station, at 2408 Avenue H. Police were asked to watch for a negro wanted at Sweetwater and a Mexican wanted at Crosbyton.' Bicycles, stolen from Sammy Self of 13IS Fourteenth street and John Clements of 1604 Avenue E, were recovered, Charles Arnold of 1612 Fifteenth street, Robert H. Swetman of 2017 Fourteenth street and Charles Johnson said their wheels had -been stolen. Air Superiority (Continued From Page One) bark, so a heavy loss of life may patches reporting that the long- pending negotiations for renewal of fishing treaties with the Japanese had not been successfully concluded. Kuibyshev dispatches also contained curious references to the fact that Japanese newspapermen were remaining there without saying anything as to why thafshould be unusual. Whether all these developments evolved in are feelers remained o be seen. At'all events, Russian- Japanese' relations were clearly coming more importantly in the world picture. In the Pacific theater the Ailed air arm yesterday again fell heavily, although with undetermined results, upon the Japanese invasion. forces off Java, and in the Philippines thn American line steadfastly held its newly-advanced positions in light fighting on Luzon. It was in general an indecisive day, the most interesting development having been the Japanese assault on the Andamans. ers, but would merely suspend federal laws calling for a 40-hour week and extra pay for overtime. :o 400 debtors. Dr. Moore said Miss O'Keefe and other employes knew about plans lor the audit. Association Press reported: A charter has been granted Lubbock County Cooperative association, which has no capital stock, it was reported from Austin Friday night by the Associated Press. Incorporators are Alfred J. Jackson, Raymond HStt and Estel A. Robert- Fun Night Program Held Friday Night Approximately 150 young per- ons participated in a fun nigh' program Friday nieht in the Community center, at Sixth street and Avenue B. Hosts were Lieut- Fred H. Sanner and Miss Donna Mae Stanfield of the Salvation Army. They were •assisted in entertaining by Mcs- darr.es A. M'. Cowdrcy. Fairy Holt Tankers Attacked (Continued From Page One) 10,227-ton vessel. While the 7,451-ton Resor remained a smoking hulk, survivors, of a huge British merchantman told how the "biggest sub we ever sax/" sank their ship Feb. 6 about 900 miles from New York. Two men were killed in the blast, 15 reached New York and • 54 are missing in three lifeboats that were helpless in a 2'.i-knot Gulf stream that pushed their boat northward. A flash explosion of undetermined origin at Avon, Calif., started a lire on a 7,000-ton oil tanker, having two crewmen missing and two injured. Survivors of two unidentified ships torpedoed and sunk in the J Atlantic arrived at Georgetown, British Guiana. The first group said that a single torpedo broke their ship in two, killing two men instantly. Sinkings Reach 41 The sinking of the American freighter Cassimir, 5,030 tons, in a collision -with an unidentified ship off the Atlantic coast was revealed with the arrival of survivors and five bodies at Charleston. S. C. The United Nations los?es also included the destroyer Belmont, 1.1SO tons, which the British admiralty announced was sunk. She was formerly the American destroyer Satterlee. Alien Found Hanged (Continued From Page One) amount of evidence concerning the disposition of the checks and clothing of the missing quartet had been uncovered. He had notified U. S. Attorney Glen Foster of San Antonio to have Bernhardt at the Dallas office this morning. Verdict Of Suicidt Sheriff's deputies found Bernhardt's body after relatives notified them that he had disappeared. A verdict of suicide was returned by L. Wiley, San Antonio justice of the peace. Bernhardt had been employed at Duncan field, San Antonio, since July 16, 1938. He became an American citizen while a minor when his father was naturalized. Eastus said he was through questioning the brothers, Robert, Bill and Frank, all of San Antonio, and the fourth, a deputy sheriff at Floresville,"Tex., as well as their wives. • He stressed that none had been arrested, that they "have done nothing and all are good citizens," and had departed for their homes Naval Battle Rages (Continued From Page One) ships were sunk or damaged. The first big setback to Japan's seaborne invasion was delivered late in January when American planes and ships joined the Dutch in a running battle in Macassar straight which cost the Japanese at least 30 ships sunk or damaged and thousands of troops and sailors. this afternoon. Was Waiting For Them Eastus said the brothers and wives came here yesterday and last night at his request to confront a witness who said he knew something about the Heberer- Lorius case. The attorney said he called the residence of OUo Bernhardt by phone last night and that in the absence of Bernhardt told his wife for the two to be present here today. He was waiting for them this morning when word came that Otto hanged himself. The disappearance of the mid- dle-?ged tourists gave the law one of the Southwest's most puzzling cases. The circumstances led police to believe they had been kid- Nazis Face Defeat (Continued From Page One) mitted the Red army was meeting stiff opposition in many sectors. The Russians disclosed the death in action of Maj. Gen. Alexei Levashev. No details were given but the general's importance to the Red army was indicated by large pension awards to his family. Vichy Pledges Not To Violate Neutrality WASHINGTON, Feb. 27. (!?}— Warned by President Roosevelt not to aid the Axis. Vichy, France has pledged itself to refrain from any violation on neutrality, particularly any violation involving "the use of French vessels for the purposes of war." This was disclosed today by Sumner Wells, undersecretary of state, who added that "further clarifications with regard to other important questions are awaited" before the status of relations with Vichy can be finally determined. Welles made known that on Feb. 10, President Roosevelt sent a personal message to Chief of State Petain declaring that if Vichy ships war materials to Axis powers or otherwise aids them beyond the terms of the armistice, it will be classed as an assistant of the declared enemies of the United States. fleet, with "the third period" beginning with a landing of Japanese forces on the Pacific coast. "The next course would be to along the Rocky mountains so that our military troops might be massed in the occupied areas along the coast. Information Assembled "Preparations made west of the Rockies, our Army would now take the offensive and advance toward the East coast . . . The war would last at least four or five years; it might even drag out to last several score years." The committee said that in August last year it had assembled information from investigators and other sources which led to a number of conclusions, some of which were: 1. The Japanese government was "hypocritically going through the motions of diplomatic negotiations with the United States government without entertaining the slightest thought that the problems of he Pacific were susceptible of amicable adjustment." 2. Nazis were "schooling the Japanese in all the elaborately developed techniques of espionage be presumed. The War secretary stressed that the estimates were conservative. He said many additional planes were hit, and "it seems probable, therefore, that the total enemy losses in aircraft were much greater than the figure given." Expenditures Okayed Ships included as probably sunk were only those whose "observed damage was so great as io leave little doubt as to their ultimate destruction." From Bataan Gen. . Douglas MacArthur reported that he had authorized expenditure of $10,000,000 in relief funds among the gether, Mrs. Woodall made up Mrs. Barr's face, saying "you ought to use more rouge on your face and your boy friend woulc be crazy about you." Hearing two shots while she was out of the room, the maid related that she returned and found Mrs. Woodall lying on the floor in a pool of blood. She quoted Mrs. Ban- as saying "there's no use calling police. I'm going to do the same thing to myself." AUSTIN MAN BURIED AUSTIN, Feb. 27. (£>>—Funeral service were scheduled today lor Dr. George M. Dec-herd, 61, former Austin city health.officer and public school physician, who died yesterday. and fifth column activity order that the Japanese might use them in the territories of the United States." Traditions Kept AHv* 3. Japanese in California had Since then, Welles said, additional communications have been exchanged between the two governments, including a communication dated Feb. 24 in which the Vichy government gave the pledge to be neutral. occupied land which was "militarily but not agriculturally useful" and which was near defense plants. 4. Japanese had a detailed map showing fleet positions and battle formations of the Navy around Pearl Harbor and showing military information about the Panama canal and the Philippines. 5. Through Japanese language schools, civic, religious and military organizations, fishing vessels and "treaty" merchants, Japan was able to keep alive its traditions and ambitions—and at the same 'time tap sources of revenue. 6. The Japanese relied on all its nationals to serve as a fifth column—and in Hawaii the column was ready for collaboration with Japan's armed forces. Map Reproduced The committee reproduced a map it said as prepared by the Japanese showing the entire Pacific area with insert maps indicating Guam, Pearl Harbor, Ma- cisco Bay, Panama in detail, Panama City, Colon and the Panama canal. "It will be observed," the report said, "that the first four of the foregoing places have already been subjected to Japanese attack. The map indicates the locations of United States air bases, mines, Army and Navy bases, ocean cables, canals, railroads and radio stations." The committee made this general observation: "Prior to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, extreme carelessness marked the policy of the United States with reference to the location of Japanese residents of California. "These potential saboteurs were permitted to take up residence or to carry oh their business and their truck gardening in the immediate vicinity of important defense establishments, oil storage tanks, oil wells, harbors and the like Troop 8 Wins Court Of Honor Awards Troop 8 won all honors Friday night at a monthly Boy Scout court of honor in 99th district courtroom. Rev. John A. Winslow, chairman, presided. The troop had top places in mother's and general attendance and went -atop the . advancement ladder. Troop 10 was second. . At the request of Dr. Clifford B. Jones, president of Texas Technological college, -a scout, Donald Ree French, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom W." French of 1117 Thirty- second street, was elected to sit in the reviewing stand when, the college R. O. T. C. unit is inspected next Thursday. Burton S. Burks, jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Burton S. Burks of 2429 Twenty-first street, and Harold Wall, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. I. Wall of 2904 Twentieth street, were defeated candi- -dates. Awards were presented by W. L. Hester, Harvey Austin, H. D. Woods, Royal Furgeson, Grady West, Hugh Ragland and Bates Witt. Philippine civilian population, particularly among families o£ military personnel. Of the total, $2,500,000 was allotted as gratuities to widows and orphans of officers and soldiers who met death, for care of disabled men and relief of soldiers' families. The same amount was earmarked for gratuities to families of civilians suffering from the invasion. Light Engagements Meanwhile, MacArthur's little Army retained its surprising gains on the Bataan peninsula with little opposition, strengthening a belief that the Japanese had been forced to give up.the idea of conquering the Philippines until substantial reinforcements arrived. The defenders' unexpected thrusts have resulted in advances in the last 48 hours which ranged up to about five miles on the Manila bay sector of the fighting front, MacArthur advised the War , department. - . ' Thrown back to positions they had wrested from the American'-" Filipino.forces weeks ago, the invaders failed to launch an anticipated counter-attack and fighting dwindled to engagements involving only light forces. FARMERS MUST ORGANIZE ROBSTOWN, Feb. 27. (fP) — Farmers must organize the fight for their rights, farmers and farm wives attending the district meeting of the Texas 'Farm Bureau were told by Cliff Day, AAA field representative. Infant Son Of Allen Ferrells Is Buried SLATON, Feb. 27. (Special)— Robert Alien Ferrell, 3-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Ferrell of Slaton, was buried this afternoon in Slaton cemetery following last rites in the First Methodist church. Rev. H. C. Gordon, pastor, officiated. Williams Funeral home directed burial. The child died Thursday night. The Ferrells have no other children. Carl Lewis, Leonard Harrell, R. C. Ayers and W. R. Loving were pallbearers. SALARY LOANS No Assignment . No Security Just your slgnaturi Payment Plan Schedule $10 Loans — SI. 00 rrecklj payment S23 Loins — $1.10 veeiclj ptymenl S2S Loins — (1.85 Tcckij ;ia;meni S40 Leant — J2.50 weekly pajmrnt S50 Loam — S3. 00 ceetly payment Payments Made Larger if You Wish AMERICAN FINANCE CO, ?OI Labbock Mfl Bldf.. DlaJ 9922 tion leaders. Buy A D*ft&»* Bond TODAV1 _ I since cud-January, naped and slain, although the bodies never were found. Spo'ce In German ! They mailed postcards from Albuquerque the day they left Vaughn and on May 28 the Lorius automobile was found damaged and abandoned in Dallas. The manhunt which followed led through the entire Southwest. Eastus said that service station attendants stated the driver of. the car had spoken in German and gave the name of Sullivan. Other [-witnesses told of a young man | States and Canadian water sent with a tatopcd arm seen driving I the officially announced toll to 41 an automobile resembling that of and'H. A. Beaty, City-WPA recrea- The new sinkings off United G. N.Williams Child Dies Of Pneumonia Gcorgie Bell Williams, 11- month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G- N. Williams of 1713 Nineteenth street, died of pneumonia at 5 o'clock Friday afternoon in Lcbbock General hospital. Funeral sei"vices will be conducted at 2:30 o'clock this after- Plains Funeral home | Lorius, nila, Hawaiian Islands, San Fran- | chpst." •"Fortunately, the United States government has now taken steps to cope with the menace described above by giving the Army authority to move the Japanese population from -those areas where they have been in a position to do incalculable sabotage." 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