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Lubbock Morning Avalanche from Lubbock, Texas · Page 7

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, . . . 7;, »AGE FOURTEEN—THE MORNING AVALANCHE Be cr good-humored man ^' " -. X / ' ail season long,..in "V The famous Gulfwc.'ghf suir by Hart Schaffner & Marx 5s th« PERFECT WEST TEXAS SUIT. ' ' It's tailored with all the style and character of c regular weight suit . . . yet it's light enough to put on now and wear nghr through the summer and into early fall. Truly, it's a 3-seoson suit! It's a suit that will keep you comfortable end-in good humor t'riroughout spring, summer and foil (and thru most of West Texas' winters for that matter). And mosf important ... Gulfweight's price is as intsresting as the fabric itself. WHAT u * j- MaMa tuit? Ifa s. suit that TOO can irear la comfort dtJr- iKg the spriEj, s^mr^er sr.d fail. GuUveght is S"Ch a rat . . . ar.d It's in exclusive Hart SchifJccr »ad Mark JtfcaJ WHT Is Gu!£w«[ght M eomfcsttile? Bec»u s » it's tailored of tuptr- Hct, lighter T el jit Tarns, It's ceither * rcc-alar-^eight suit nor » lllht-i-t-ght suit. If* an ta-betveer.-v « i 5 h t •itilt. J-abbock, Texa>, Saturday, February 28/1942 ^ Dicf 4343 For Th« AvqIonche»JeMrnfll g'ftie Wishful Thinking (Made In Japan) Has Put Victory In Tokyo's Lap But Facts Disaaree ... 'BTTbe AsrocUled Press) ; rn *„ *,„. r-»~^i-~ u—j— . . ..«•". In Galveston, Seize , Press) WASHINGTON, Feb. 27.— If wishful thinking won wars, the Japanese \vou!d be far along today on the road to final victory. A large section of the west coast would be a shambles, the Pacific fleet would be little more than a memory and the native peoples everywhere in the western Pacific would be welcoming the Nipponese invaders with garlands of flowers instead of bullets and bombs. That, at least, is the broad outline of the radio propaganda picture which Tokyo has been painting since the beginning of the war —presumably for a public it hopes it has in the United States and other United Nations. The serious purpose of the broadcast claims, officials said today, is to create questioning, uncertainty, lack of confidence and suspicion in this country. While they may al*o be put out for the benefit of Japanese morale and the morale of Japan's Axis partners it is not definitely known that all the reports are given to the Japanese people. They are judged here, therefore, on the theory that they are designed primarily to upset Allied and particularly American morale. In the light of what has actually occurred as compared with what the Japanese reported, officials here have been amused by some of the extravagant claims. une broadcast purported to deal with the historical background of Wake, the island outpost which . Japan later captured. Tokyo charged that when American marines fi'rst occupied the island, they killed off. all the natives. Actually, until the marines arrived with their own supply of fresh water, the island never supported, human life for any prolonged period. Then there was the matter of the "great west coast t>anic" after the war's outbreak. The Japs claimed the panic extended all the way from Mex- ico to the Canadian border. On another occasion soon after war began they reported that .-ban Francisco, which actually bad been blacked out Motley Fat Stock ^ Show Scheduled For Saturday, April 4 'Special To The Avalanche) MATADOR, Feb. 27, — Motlev county 4-H club boys will receive defense stamps for the 3rd annual Fat Stock show prizes, instead of cash according to.plans made here Saturday by the Land Use Planning committee of 4-H club work. Date for the show has been set for Saturday, April 4. In event of unfavorable weather, the show will be held the following Saturday, April 11. Date for-the show was selected to enable boys to enter their calves and pigs in the Plainview South Plains show to be held April 16-17. Competition will be stronger at Plainview this season with 20 counties participating. Bonds, Stamps For Prizes Motley county 4-H boys voted to ask that they be given defense bonds ;.nd stamps instead of money prizes, according to county a°ent, J. R. Emmons. The following 4-H show officers were elected Saturday: C C Jones, president; J. C. Burleson vice-president; Elbert Reeves, secretary. Executive Committee is C fC f Jones, Flomot; Charles Long- Roaring Springs; W. I. Rushing, Matador; M. J. Reilly, Matador; J. C. Burleson, Matador; Casey Jones, Flomot; F. C. Bouriand, Whiteflat - — . Matador. There will _, .„„ _„,„ ui calves and two classes of pigs,.the weight division to be decided later. Motley- County 4-H club boys now have 53 calves and 43 pigs on feed. Mule and horse colt show will be held in connection with -the 4-H club show again this season. Members .of this committee are U. L -~ •----« v-^i*.iiii nt^ OLC U, Jj Wilie, Mervin Green, C. C. Jones, and Elbert Reeves' be two classes of by an air raid warning, was in flames from bombing. The first damage resulting from enemy action on the west coast mainland occurred only this week in California when a bombardment by a submarine with 5-inch guns caused a tola! property loss of $500. Announcing this action, the Japanese said thai the city of Santa Barbara had b*en devastated. Other claims included the report, put out through roundabout A:ds channels/ that Admiral Thomas C. Hart, chief of the Asiatic fleet, had been killed in action early in February. Secretary Knox disclosed Wednesday that Har't officially described as in ill health, is now on his way to Washington. The aircraft carrier Lexington has become a sort of ghost ship for the Japanese. They have "sunk" her several times. Shortly after the last such report, an aircraft carrier which the Kavy did not identify participated in the now-famous raid on the Gilbert and Marshall islands. Japan's com- munique announcing the sinking of a certain aircraft carrier was posted .on the raiding carrier's bulletin board. The officers and mer. were reported to have considered it a fine joke. In their reports on the effect of their raid on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese, according to records kept here, consistently contradicted themselves/ going from one extreme to the other. Stevenson To Speak At Brenham Celebration BRENHAM, Feb. 27. (U.R)_Gov. Coke Stevenson will be "the principal speaker here Monday at-the 106th anniversary celebration of the signing of Texas' Declaration of Independence at Washington- on-the-Brazos, near here. The program, sponsored by the Brenham American Legion post, will be dedicated to Lorenzo de Za- and Walter. Carpenter. signer of the declaration. Find- em in Every Office OlD FAfTHflfl.-Be«i OR the same job 22—no, 23 ' years. His shirts are tha pay-off to the rut he's in. We'd make a new man of him if we gave ium a snappy suit and tome Arrow Shirts with their handsomest of all possible collars. KlllER-Hls studied sloppiness slays nobody— •scept himself. A nice, easy-going guy who ought to treat himself to Arrow Shirts. Their "Mitoga" figure-fit (sloped shoulders, curved waist, tapered sleeves) will do wonden tor his unmade-bed look. iff-AW-COMilS-Voted -Mort Likely to Succeed" in college «nd by gad, they are Succeeding! At Veil groomed as Kentucky Derby fiilies. They wear Arrow Shirts with crisp non-wilt collars th*t won't rumple or ruffle all day: Dart 52.50, Dale $2.75, Gordon "Whiie Oxfordt butto» $2.25. A Brand New Spring Assortment Of ARROW Shirts "Just-In" « • • Whites And Patterns 225 up M*. ttQ-Vo SSTOQ L*gre«, h*-Bot rerity. Fefts used to timk he got red with ng*-h ww his tight collar*. Everything's oka now that he we*r» Arrow Sbtrta wbo*> Sanforized label means lew tr*n 1% fabric shrinkage! G«t jswweff torn. Arro» "~* FEATURING A NEW ARROW SHIRT wirh th, fomous Surrey collar... o collar that ccn bs either o soft collor or „ stiff dress collar. . only seen on finer *),*...*« very fi n . lhfrt in beauti{u| paMerns ^ colors ar.d featured at .3.50 L__THIRTEEHTH U. S. PRESIDENT HORIZONTAL i'Pictured former president of the U. S. A., I AASWW to l»revJotur 12 13 Appraise. 14 Female saint (abbr.); 16 Redactors. 18 Pounds .(abbr.). 15 Partake of food. 21 Expend. 22 New (prefix). 23 Gold braid. 25 Compass point 26 Shifts. 28 Having a handle. 30 Practiced falconry. 31 Torn. 32 Flat-bottomed boat. 33 Sleeping visions. 3« To populate. 40 Parts in plays. 41 Angler's basket. plant. 42 Small child. 44 New Zealand parrot. 45 Interdict 47 Mystic syllable. 49 Compass point 50 Military police (abbr.). 51.Fishing pole. 53 Seraglio. 54 Those r who title. VERTICAL 2 Confine to one locality. 3 Lone Scout <abbr.). 4 Bswi'derment 5 Clears. 6 falls in drops 7 Oily cyclic ketone. v 8 Enrich with fat. !J Lieutenants (abbr.). 10 Pronoun. llRedrill. 15 Organs ol heanng. 17 Examination. tiara. 22 He was born in yie state of 23 On account (abbr.). 24 Plant stalks. 26 Kelp. 27 South Dakota (abbr.). 29 Half aii em (PL). 30 Twining mo raceous vine. 33 Doctor (abbr,) 34 Wheel-shaped 35 Ardor. 37 Hammer head 38 Thinner.. 39 Cloth measure 43 He was on- Jari. 7, 1§00 46 Roof finiaL 48 New Zealand ratite bird. .50 Mother. 62 Doctor of Medicine. (abbr.). Men Who Shoot War Pictures At Front Are A Reckless Lot By FRANK HEWLETT United Piess Staff Writer WITH GENERAL MACARTHUR'S ARMY IN THE PHILIPPINES, Feb. 26. — (Delayed) — The men who "shoot" this war for the Army signal corps are a reckless lot and poor insurance risks. They showed that today when I made a tour with Staff Sergeant Avon Sherman of Bucksport, Me., and his assistant, Morris Gartner of Stockton, Calif., signal corps photographers. We saw Japanese in a skirmish. We slipped up close enough to them to see them at rest. We ran right into the middle of another skirmish where mortars, machine guns, . rifles and hand grenades were firing on mountain trails and were uncomfortably close when, bombs were dropped from enemy planes. But when we returned to safety they both-said.the day had been •uneventful and hoped I'd have better luck, .the next trip. Recording this fight on Bataan peninsula, where a man's good fortune is judged 'by the roominess of his fox hole, is . probably more dangerous When you're shooting with a speed camera than with a rifle. ~--i.>y-*s Sherman, who was working" ' for the Idaho Power compahy at Boise v.-hcn he entered the Army, has three medals, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Silver Star and the Purple Heart to attest his bravery. He won the citations because he abandoned his camera to fire a machine gun during a withdrawal. Green Filipino troops were stymied by the'jammed gun. when Sherman took over. He adjusted the gun and although wounded in the arm continued to man the gun until the attack was repulsed. ' • Gartner hasn't had so many experiences because he formerly was kept busy in the darkroom. He rebelled at such security, however, arid finally, was sent into the field. The photographers technically are non-combatants, but Sherman goes armed and • in his . spare time joins patrols on reconnaissance trips behind the enemy lines." It is a dangerous business, record. ing the movements of battle, • but only one photographer has been lost and- his superiors feel that he probably has joined the guerillas in. northern Luzon. • Making the'camera record—' .and it's a good one—is a most : difficult. job. Flash bulbs can't .be used for they would spot your position. And you -can't pose your subjects. Without Charge full $1.00 box of a • Individually blended face powder included with your purchase of other Ritz preparations . . . each box of powder will be cofor- blended to match your skin . . . replenish your beauty needs and obtain your powder without cha-qe ... One box to a customer, please. LIMITED TIME i Ammunition And Firearms Taken (By The CalieiPresf) GALViSSTON, Feb. 27.—Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, police and sheriff's deputies, divided into 30 squads, raid- fd VO residences and business establishments and arrested 42 aliens today. R & y J - Bbatticchio, jr., special tBl ag^nt in charge of the Houston district, directed the raids and announced that a large amount of contraband was seized from German, Italian and Japanese aliens. Arms/ Ammunition Seized Th. Contraband included 49 fir—rms in "goo'd condition," 27 cameras, 10 binoculars, 3,610 rounds; of ammunition, tour motion picture projectors, 10 rolls of film, a telescope and several sets of signal lights. "One discovery that may be significant was the detailed blueprints of a large searchlight," on« raiding officer said. Found Fascist-Uniform "In one place, we found an Italian Fascist uniform together witj*" a picture of the owner—whom w™ arrested — wearing it. We also found a large Italian flag, with streamers indicating it was the colors of an Italian War Veterans' society," he said. Galveston police and deputy sheriffs aided the federal agents in the raids which were similar to those conducted in 'Houston, Dallas,. San Antonio and elsewhere Jh Texas. The raids followed the disclosure that there were 1,500 enemy aliens residing in Galveston but that less than 3Su of tlierri hacl registered. St. John's Church Is To Be Enlarged Rev. D. L. McCree, pastor of St. John's Methodist church, said Friday work will start within a week on an addition to' the church at Fourteenth street and Avenue X. J. R. Thomas is the contractor and W. L. Bradshaw, the architect. The contract was awarded Thursday afternoon and construction, is to be .completed within 90 calender days. The sile has been surveyed. Cost of the 25x45 addition will be-53,600. It will extend southward from the present building. Floydada's CCG Camp. To Be Closed Down . Floydada's Civilian Conservation corps camp is to be clo down March 15, O. T. Willia area soil conservationist, said : Friday. Williams said he was notified Thursday by the regional office in Amarillo of the closing. No in- lormation was given to Williams, he said, other than that the camp was to be closed by the middle of next month. The Floydada camp has been operated in connection with the Floyd County Soil Conservation district. It has had a complement of between 150 and 200 men. Conservation work was being dons on •&: numoer of Floyd county farms. Last year the camp \*tes moved there from Lamesa, wherft it had been located six years Trr f£? ^formation was given to Williams as to where the camp "m! b u e m ° ved - « is presume^ although no orders were given to :nat effect, that SCS personnel will assigned other duties. Elliott Roosevelt Is Transferred To Fresno t FRESNO, Cal, Feb. 27. <UB_ •apt. Elliott Roosevelt, 'second son of the President, has been transferred to Hammer field, Fresno, for duty with the Army Air •orps, it was revealed today. _ The nature of Roosevelt's assignment was not disclosed H« recently had been with the sixth reconnaissance squadron at Mu- roc, Cal. His wife and three children will join him at Fresno. I NEW A new versatile block in ladies' felt hats, c=!icd "Kobolero"... o design inspired by the warm friendship of the South American Republics ... a block fhaf con bs worn in s i x different shapes, and smartly . . . c •wear- with> everything casual . . . in many • r pastels 2.98 Dr. A.-E. Gesell DENTIST 234 Lubbock National BIdg. Dial 2-2681 AIRPLANE SERVICE 'We do all kinds of repair service on all types of Aircraft. • Our staff consists of 6 mechan • ics, and 10 Commercial pilrts lo teach you to fly We have New and Used Airplanes for sale CLENTBREEDLOVE AERIAL SERVICE Govt Approved Advanced School Municipal Airport. Dial 2-3960 A I I '

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