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f, AGE -THE MORNING AVALANCHE •Uibbock, Tt.xo», Tuesday; Morch 3>1942 m wt •••^••/••f-'--- •.••• *-••"-i«/..-"- •• ious Week If Tech Opens \ 'Dr. John D. Lee, professor of religious history at Emory univer- I stand Brand ie,;oo . - _ ° _ - r . _. . _..iTi_i_t.j«/-«+ fi *e\ti Dsa5 4343 For Tit* Avalanche-Jbwrnol Offiett Market Reports The Nation Owr . . . Spotlight Stocks. . >TEW VORK, March 2. (*}—&>!«, closing price »r.d net chance of the fifteen moat active atocfcs today: I Erie HR Ct. N Y C«ntr»l Atch T and SP _ South Pac General El _._— Co.-nwlth EC! I son „ Consol Oil General Motors .. Comwlth and South Exchar/e: Am Anac 'gity, Atlanta, Ga., discussed "A' ae4 Vtc Basic Philosophy of Life" before -- - 60 Texas Technological college stu- ; dents in the engineering auditor- 'iv.'m on the campus Monday night. ' His address was a first-day feature' of second annvial Religious Emphasis wek at the college. He ,-wiIl continue a series of lectures ••in the auditorium the rest of the week. Thr«» Points Str«ss«d . ', lie made three principal points in his address: First, stressing importance of relation to .self, he said, "We are today where our thoughts have brought us and will"be to'•'morrow where our thoughts take, "us"; second, he emphasized rela- .lion to others with, "We ca'.i.nev- 'er build a basic philosophy of life •until we decide our relationship ...to others"; third, in discussing the .right relationship with God, he •said, "Christ is not only the win- .dow through which we see God but • the door through which we reach •him." Ger t r u d e Parrott sang '"Come Ye to the Mountains of the .'Lord" (Spross). ; Approximately 75 persons at| tended the morning worship ser.'vice which opened the observance 'Monday morning. Dr. Lee arrived early that afternoon. " ' The Christian flag to-be present: ed to the college by the student religious council was raised Monday morning on the campus flag,'pole. It will be dedicated Sunday. • To Continue Services : Designs for a proposed student 'chapel to be erected on the campus >:wer.e placed on display in the ad• ministration building. They were 'drawn by students in the architecture and allied arts department. r Morning worship services will ;be conducted through Saturday in ; annex G of the home economics i building. Song leader is C. M. : Gordon and pianist, Ermadel ';Floyd. Members of the committee .plan and execute are Morrine •George, Edith Poole and Winifred : .Woods. Twila Farrel is member of ; the Religious Emphasis week exe- i cutive committee in charge. ' Tonight Dr. Lee's subject will ibe "Thermostat or Thermometer?" 9,100 7,800 «,soo SH «i 4,eoo 4,300 25*. 3,900 2<W 3.600 SVi 3.400 33*i Z.900 9-32 — i Woolworth 2,900 26Vi Jones and L Stcl 2.SOO Aviation Corp _— 2.800 3'.b 2.-00 J.100 U S Sleel Int Tel and Tel _. Stock List.* NEW YORK. March 2. OR-T»bAtfon ef todjy 1 transact!';''/! on the New York Stock Sa'.is in 100's High Low Clcte C.tn 7 t'.'.'t 61 fl Am T and T ------- 11 127',i 127 127V* 2S',i [Mrs. Barfs Trial. • (Continued From Page One) il've never loved before . . . sever i this bond if you feel it necessary 38V. 3Vi At A Qlance.. NEW YORK! STOCKS—Lower; war news chills list BONDS — Irregular; U. S. governments improve. COTTON—-Heavy; -commission house and local selling. CHICAGO: WHEAT—Lower; securities, cotton weak. CORN—Easy; fair shipping demand of/sets selling. HOGS—Steady to 10 higher; top $13.20; dressed prices firm. CATTLE — Steady to 25 higher. Livestock.. Qrain.. 50>.i AUh T and SF 57 3"V« 35 Aci& Corp _..„ It 3'A 3'.'t B?rnsdjll Oil 11 9?. Sl^i Chtys Corp 20 5D?i SUV* Cur Wrl 10 t*.\ 1'A Douglas Aircraft „ t W* 6<Vi W.4 Freeport Sal 1 3«'A 3i'.i 35',i Gen El « 351i -iWi 25? Gen Mtrs 3< 33'i 33',i 33>k Gdyr T »nd R 51 13'i !3',i IJl'i Houston Oil 1 2% Int H»rx- 1 4« tVi «i.4 Mid-Cont Pet 13 U'i I3',i IJV4 Packard Mtr 10 2U 2 2V« Pan Am Airways ... 18 I5'.i IS 15 Panhandle P and R 3 1 s , 1'4 Hi Penney (JC| 2 «S^ es'A 68','t Phillips Pet 3 36U- Radio Corps of Am _ 13 2!i JU 2r, Sears Roebuck 10 50 49'^ 49Vi Socor.y Vacuum 81 7 6^< " Southern Pacific 46 12 J i 12*i 12li SO N J 13 3S'.'r. 35n 36VV Stone and Web 4 4 s « Tex»» and Pacific Ry 1 lO'.i Texts Co. „ 13 34'., 3« 34 Texas Gulf Prod 1 J'i Texas Gulf Sul I 33'.^ 33!'« 3J'/« Texas Pac C »r.d O 5 5»i U S Rubber , 13 IS'i 15 1 ! 15H U S S;eel 28 51 3 V 50S SOU W U Tel 2 25','. NEW TOEK CURB Am Qyan B 2 3«U 34 34 Ark Nat Gas A 4 15-16 Cities Svc 8 2V» Eagle Pich 2 1*', El Bond and Sh 1! V. Humble Oil 4 5U'» 51 515', Lone Siar Gas 3 7!'« 7 7 Uni: Lt and ?ow A „ 1 3-l« Wall Street . . ORDERLY BETREAT.STAGED NEW YORK. March 2. If,— The stock market negotiated an orderly retreat today in the lace of somewhat cloudier war CHICAGO REPORT CHICAGO. March 1 tJ Tj _ Lessen ot fractions to more than L cent a bushel In the grain .Tiariet and as much »« 2 cents In '.he joybtan pit todly carried quotations to the lowest level In about three weeks In molt cases. Selling, touched off hy weakness oJ stcurltles and cotton, was stimulated by uncertainty regarding the outcome of a controversy between the congressional farm bloc and President Roosevelt over the power of the tovernment to sell Its ecer-norma! granary stocks at prices below parity. Wheat closed '/t-l't cent lower than Saturday. May Sl.26^1, July »1.30-1.29'',; corn unchanged to =i lower. May 86 s i-?i, Julr 83!'i-89: oats l .'*-*« down; soybeans unchanged to V« lower; rye '.'i-'.b down. FORT WORTH REPORT PORT WORTH. March 2 m — Wheat No. 1 soft red winter 1.38',Ci-40;i; No. 1 hard, according to protein and billing Barley No. 2 nom 84-S5- No 3 nc 63-64. Sorjhums No. 2 . yellow mllo per 100 Ibs. nom 1.12-18; No. 3 3«l!ow mllo norn 1.08-12; 1.09-15; No. 2 white kafir nom No. 3 kafir nom 1.05-09. Corn shelled N"o. 2 white 1 02'/i-034- No. Z yellow 93li-95'.b. ' ' ' Oils No. 2 red 61-63; No. 3 nom 53-60. KANSAS Cirr KEfORT KAXSAS CITiT, W.irch 3 (f>— '.OSDA) — Hogs 2 COb; uneven: open slw; lev ittes weak to 10 c'.nts lower than Friday's *vera|«; clojf active; steady to 10 cenli higher; top 13.00 to all:, good to choice 110-250 Ibs.; 12.85-13.00; 2SC-310 ibs. 12.6012.85; sows 12.00-12.29; stock takes 12.00 down. Cattle 12.000; calves laVable and total 830; fence s'tetx opcnlnj steady to 25 higher; most upturn on good strong weights going slow on cheeje itock; ear!? tales steady'to weals; most packers plac"- fn? lower bids on cows which are in larger supply than a week ar;o; bulls and /ealers steady: stocker and fetder classes comprising around 60 per cent of receipts fairly active strong to 25 higher: early *ales medium and good grades fed steers 10Vi-12',i. short load choice yearling s«eers held it 13W; good to cho-lee vealers 12.00-H.OO; few M!i: mei^um to choice stackers and feeders 9.50-12.CO; load oJ choice around 350 Ib. feeders at litter price: choice around 600 tb«. short year- lag stoc'iers 13.; several loads stock steel calves 13.00-H.OO. Sheep 8.500; «low; v»ry U>.tle done: medium to good fed lambs; steady to treak at 1 !'.'<; best iielct above 11.75. " FORT WORTH KEPOKT FORT WORTH. March 2 WV-CDSDA/- Cattle 2,100; calves 600; market steady ti rtrong; common and me'JIum »laughtet steers and yearlings 7.50-50.00; good gradi kind 10.50-1 l.is, i/holce fed steers 12.25; beef cows 7.25-9.00, few higher, caaners and cutters S. 00-7.00: bulls 6.7S-9.25; laughter calves £.50-12.00. culls 7.00-8.00; good and choice stocker steer calves 11.00- J3.60. Hogs 1.900; early sales steady to strong; later sales .mostly !5c higher thin Friday's average; top 12. IS; good and choice 180-:«0 Ib. averages 13.00 with few lot? early at 12.85; good and choice 150-175 Ib. 12.00-30; pn'cking sows and plgj stea'dy, packing sows 11.50-75; stocker pigs 9.0010.00. # Sheep 2.500; fat lambs steady to 1 strong; other killing classes scarce; feeder lambs steady; wooled fat lambs mostly 11.00-50. latter price for choice lambs; medium grade wooled lambs down to 10.00: gooi fall shorn lambs 10.50 with yearlings and 2-year-old wethers but at 3.00: shorn lambs 9.00-25, latter price for good 80 Ib. lambs: feeder lambs 9.25 down. Produce *, More Funds Fbr insurance Asked (By The As,wc!ated P«ss) WASHINGTON, March 2—The use Tex?s Panhandle wheat farmers have made of the federal crop insurance program since its inception three years ago on the A g r i c ulture department appropriation bill introduced today in the House. Testifying before • a House app r o p nations subcommittee in support of a request for funds to continue operation of the program .was the insurance corporation manager, Leroy K. "Smith. Can Use Experience He declared that the experience gained in the wheat insurance program would be used as much as possible in initiating this year a similar crop insurance program for cotton. Cotton crop prospects cannot be judged before hand with as great a degree of accuracy as in the case of wheat, he said, after acknowledging that some wheat' growers in he past had taken out insurance when weather conditions prompted long range crop failure forecasts. "Every year crop failure, in Official Records .. news. The list developed slightly easier tone tbut please do it swiftly. Mr. ;Kelly, I'll call you every morning ^ until I can see you." "Promises Broken" v Mrs'. Barr testified the letter 'made her realize at last that her jhusband's promises to end his a£- ifair with the dancer had been 'broken and that she decided to ;see Mrs. Woodall again, adding: i "I. thought I could frighten her ;into leaving him alone." ; In answer to a question, Mrs. |Barr said she carried her father's .pistol with her to the dancer's apartment the night of April 12 ^ fs^t, ji, jiavj no itiLcnLton or Siioot- ;ing her." i She testified that Mrs. Woodall, lifter admitting -writing the letter, '.said: "It's all over between Eddie (and me," and that the two-then v"went into the kitchen, drank some ! whisky and discussed the domestic | tragedy. i Mrs. Barr said her rival then ! advised her to soften her ap- [pearsjQce, that the two went to the ibedroom and the dancer made up -,Mrs. B'arr's face and fixed her ihair, saying, "you're wearing your {hair too sevexe, -Juanita." | ; "Things Went Blank" i At this point, Mrs. Barr related, sine phone rang, she recognized her •husband's voice when Mrs. Wood. fc aU, answered, and the latter cut ,the caller off abruptly with: "Call ;me back later, Mr. Kelly." j . She said her husband and Mrs. .Woodall referred to themselves as ,*Mr. and Mrs. Kelly, j- "I heard his voice on the phone ?and I knew what he said about Jbreaking up with Blanche wasn't > so." r Then, Mrs. Barr continued things -went blank, she didn't re^member taking the gun out of the t purse or how many times she ffired, but she did remember Mrs. ^Woodall grabbing her arm and it.heir struggle over the gun. jBig Soviet Attack I (Continued From Page One) [soldiers showed no hesitation, re- Jgardless of the cost .-. He said the Soviet Siberian units ^admittedly were demonstrating •'!' a j most uneblievable stubborness.' _: 'There, can no longer be any .doubt," he wrote, "that the Soviets -are massing all their forces in men 'and material for a fantastic efforl ;to bring about a decision." i "Nazis Must Retreat" • In Lisbon, Portugal, a foreign onihtary expert told the Associated Tress that "the Germans must jretreat to positions west of all the ..big rivers in Russia before the [thaw begins, or they will run the great risk of being crushed by.the Soviets for lack of communications." I This man who knows Russia forecast such a Jfazi withdrawa soon because, he said, "no pontoons pr any kind of military bridges can resist the stiong currents o ;swo!ien Russian rivers during th< spring thaw which lasts at leas ,lnree weeks.' at the start and. a/ound mid-day, losses for leaders ran to a point or more. There were scattered recoveries In the conclud- Inr hour but most were, feeble. The Associated Press average of 60 stocks finished with a net drop of .3 of a point at 35.7, -widest dip since Feb. 17. Transfers amounted to 325,305 shares compared with 361.840 in the previous S-hour. stretch. Socony-Vacuum slipped to a new low for the past year or 10 and Standard Brands edged to record low territory. In the backyard division were U. S. Steel, Bethlehem. Santa. Fe, Union Pacific. Gen- ,-ral Motors. Chrysler. Kennecott. Standard Oil (NJ). Westinghoust. General Electric. Crulcible Steel. Seari Roebuck. United Aircraft. Du Pont, Eastman Kodak and Philip Morris. Goodyear. J. I. caie acd Woolworth were among the few Issues to register modest gains. Bonds were Irregular and commodities lower. Cotton.. FORT WORTH REPORT pnr»T WrjDTlT- vx__-l_ ., .» r»_l producers on produce delivered at Port Worth, as paid by principal buyers, are: Fresh eggs, No. 1. per case, 7.EO. Hens, heavy, per pound. 18c; hens, light. 16: frj-ers 22; stags and roosters 12 Turkeys. No. 1 hens, 22: No. 1 gobblers 19; No. 2 hens 16, No. 2 gobblers 14. ' CHICAGO REPORT CHICAGO, March 2 <&> — Butter steady creamery. S3 score 34K-35; 92 34- 91 33V*: 90, 33Vi: 89, 33; 63, 32; 90 centralized carloti 331i. Eggs, receipts 18.^70: firm: fresh graded, extra nrsts, local 27. cars 28: firsts, local 27. cars 23; current receipts 26',5; dirties 25','.; checks 25 Poultry live, 11 trucks; liens, over 5 Ibs. IVt, leghorn hens 20. stags 20; broilers, 2Vi Ibs. and down, colored 20. Plymouth rock 22'.i. white rock 22; springs. ^ Ibs. up. colored 23, Plymouth rock 25',i. white rock 25'.^, under .4 !bj. colored 23 ply- mouth rock 251i, -white rock 23!ri, under * Ibs. colored 21, pl>mouth rock 23Vi white, rock 23!4; bareback chickens 18-20; roosters 1554. leghorn roosters 14V-: ducks 4Vi Ibs. up, colored 21, white 22; small, colored 20. white-20: geese. 12 Ibs. down 19. over 13 Ibs. 18; turkeys, toros. old 20. young 23. hen* 37; capons, 7 Ibs. up 26 under 7 Ibs. J«, slips 23. KANSAS CITY REPORT KANSAS CrTV. March 2 Wi — Poultry ^nd produce: eggs 25=i-26 : i'«: hens 18-20: broilers n-19. springs 17-H-22. roosters 14-15'.;,. turkeys 16'/! ! -23',i; butter fat 2S- 31; butter 32-33'/i. NEW ORLEANS REPORT NEW ORLEANS. March 2 OP! — Colton futures declined here today under long liquidation attributed to uncertainty over farm price legislation. The market closed steady 13 to 13 points net lower. High law Close 13.52 18.40 18.43B March Ma.v . uly . ct. . ec. _ an. March (1842) B—Bid; A—Ajksd. NEW YORK REPORT NEW YORK. March 2. Wj—Cotton fu- ures came back a little today after early asses of as much as 85 cents a bale, clos- mj quotaloni were down 45 to 55 cents. Trading sentiment was dominated by the controversy between the administration nd the farm bloc over terms for market- US surplus commodlltes under government ontrol, but belief apparently leaned toward an administration victorv. The bulk of selling came from South- rn points, commission houses and local ipentors. Trade demand gave fair sup- iort on the decline. High Low Lat «ch : 18.45 18.39 1340N I»T _ 16.64 18.50 'Uly ia.77 ia.62 ; FIRST AID MEETING TONIGHT - ••>, LITTLEFIELD, M?.rch 2. (Spe jcml^r-Yellowhouse Boy Scout dis tricfs\-first aid meeting will b conducted in Liltlefield Firs Alethodist church .at 3 o'clocL JTuesday night, it was announcec this afternoon. u Gene Latimer, chairman, wi] . /officiate. Troops from Ambers: Muleshoe, Sudan, Anton and Lit •will attend. District com missioner J. C. Elms of Littlefiek will be present and Jack O. Stone council executive of Lubbock, wil Buy A Defense Bond TOEAYl IS.so _ 18.82 18.69 13.73 19.01 13.SJ 18.35 18.98B — 18.99B 19.MA 19.60B Oct. Dec. Jan. 18.84 18.38 13.71 18.74 19.56 13.83 Middling spot 20.19N. off 5. N—Nominal. 18.77N I3.S1 18.84N Moros Take Oath (Continued From Page,One) United States Army." Meanwhile, the possibility that Japan has been forced to dig into her reserves of equipment to maintain her fighting strength in the Philippines was suggested in military circles today after planes believed to be German-made appeared in bombing raids over MacArthur's positions in Bataan. An army communique reported that heavy aircraft participating in local bombing raids, which caused no dam- • age, included three two-engine planes with usual markings. Painted black, with three crosses on the wings, they were tentatively identified as of German manufacture. Some military quarters . thought it: was likely that Japan's major assaults on Java and Burma.were straining her resources of first-line equipment, and reserve material was being utilized in other areas whenever possible. This view was supported by the fact that the longrexpect- ed all-out drive to the Japanese against MacArthur's lines has not yet started. The Army communique this morning reported again that "there were practically no ground operations in Bataan during the past twenty-four hours." Eclipse Of Moon Is Visible Monday Night An eclipse of the moon early Monday night was plainly visibile to the naked eye. Starting shortly after sundown, the earth's shadow moved across the moon until perhaps less than five per cent could be seen. A lower portion of the moon could be seen. ' * The nearrtolal eclipse continued, nearly an -hour and from start to finish nearly two hours elapsed. Battle For Java '.:..-, (Continued From Page One) ing, much was obscured, but amone the visible features was thp use of taxicab transport—like that which carried the shouting poilus forward a generation ago to save Paris—to rush fighting men to the broad beach 'fronts along the ijortherri Java shore. The second phase of the battle for Java, the keystone in the East Indies arch and the last barricade to the Indian ocean, thus hati opened with the Allies taking the ini- tative, as illustrated by this order of the day to the British section of the Allied line: "British troops in Java: We have the honor to be about to fight with our Dutch and American Allies in the defense of the last strong-hoif of democracy in the Southwest Pacific. Well-Armed Opponents "The Japanese are. skillful and wall-armed opponents and the likely to be in superior numbers. They fight better on attack than on defense, and therefore our best chance is to attack wherever we can. "Attack and not defense must be our watchword ..." 'The Allied air arm remained in powerful action— so powerful that there were some indications that this time, and for the first time, the Japanese enemy apparently lacked superiority aloft. Recapitulating action of Sunday, the Dutch command announced that Allied fighter planes failing upon an enemy invasion train of 20 enemy transports between Toeban and Rembang in the coastal waters west of the Soerabaja naval base had smashed the enemy landing sloops "with few exceptions," hurling tanks and troops into the sea. A Dutch torpedo boat in an overnight Sunday-Monday foray sank a Japanese flotilla leader (a cruiser or big destroyer) in the eastern waters of the Java sea to bring Japanese ship casualties to at least 27 sunk or damaged. The Japanese claimed, withoul confirmation from any quarter that five Allied cruisers had beer sunk—one of them a U. S. ship- along with six destroyers. The enemy's deepest known penetration of Java was in the western island, where he hac reached Soebang, within 30 miles of Bandoeng itself. (British dispatches stated there was good reason to believe that this Japanese column had been cut off by Alliec counter-attacks,) Marriage Licenses Svju G. Rccu, 33, ui LUKCI:, Arjx.. auii Miss Mildren A. Musgrove, 18, of Idalou. George W. P. Green. 53. of Lubbock and Miss Zrma J. Brown, 43, of New York City. C. Ellis, Jr., 21. and Miss Catherine Dlllard. 21. both -of Lubbock. James -Nfarlon Bussey, 28. and Mrs. Olene Sanders, 21, both of Lubbock. James E. Harlan. 21. and Miss Elsie Martin, 25, both of Lubbock. Lubbock Courts OSTll DISTRICT . E. L. Pitt«. Judte Presiding • Mrs. Barbara Grigs 'and Vir&ie Ma; Grlgg, application to chanjte name. Charlie Schirpik against Edna Eschirpiic, suit for divorce. Cassie Chaney against J. H. Chaney. suit for divorce. ' • - COUNTY COURT G. V. 1'zrdue, Judge Presiding New Deal Rural High school district No. 3 against V. A. Cross, suit on overpayment and to set aside Judgment. Royal indemnity company against W. A. Marr, suit on note. Building Permits D. M. Hampton, owner, and L. D. Mc- Klnley, contractor, to move building o* 604 Twenty-seventh street from 2427 Texas avsnue. E.-A. Hagood. owner and Gotten Insulating company, contractor, to" insulate residence at 3218 Twentieth' street. 5120. George W. Gray, owner, and Sampson Brothers Construction company, contractor, to construct addition to shed at 403 College, avenue. SSOOi . . X/on Alexander, owner, to reroof residence at 202 Main street, S100. Wylle Hudman, owner, to construct addition to garage at 414 Pourteenth street. 5«0. Warranty Deeds !•. A. Suttle and wife to S. A- Loveless, ot 14, block 65, Crestlawn addition. 52 00. A.. W. May to E. H. Timian, lot 5, block May addition. 52,925. J. E. Adcock'and wife to T: c. Simmons ols 3 and 4. block 5, Wolfforth acreage, lock 12, 5500. S. L. Busbice and wife to E. A. Heh- rlck. south half of survey 33, block C, 3.617. . E. A. Manning and wife to Talmage De-"Vitt. west half of northeast one-fourth f section 27. block B2. S4.875. C. M. Elmore to G. Marie Elmore. southwest one-fourth of section 3 block A 150. H. C. Glenn, receiver, to Mrs. Claire Daniel Maze, lots 1, and .2, block 63, riglnal town of Slaton, 32,000. W. M. Johnton to D. O. Johnson, lot 3 * part or totally, overtakes certain farmers," said Smith, explaining the crop insurance program. "Unless ^great areas are affected and the''production falls below national average, little public no tice is given to individual losses. Kind Of Social Security "Each individual farm is ex pec ted to contribute enough premiums over a period of year to provide the indemnities for th farm. It is •amortization of crop losses. It is a kind of a social se curity program for farmers. "In the wheat program 'w have, had 3 years' experience. In dprnnity navmpnts ^XC^^de^i nr^ mium collections 51.6 per cenl in the 1939 program; 66 per cent in 1940, and 39.2 per cent in. 1941. We have made a careful study of each year's experience .and while offhand the record does not look good, yet it can be justified. exas Exes Elect Officers At Meet George W. McCleskey was elect- 'president of the University "of Texas Kx-Students' Association of ..ubbock last night at the Texas ndependence day banquet held at the Yellowholuse Tea Room. Other officers elected'- include A, B. Davis, vice president; Mrs, r. I. Kilpatvick, secretary, and J, B, Cowan, Alcade reporter. Owen W. McWhorter was the :oastmaster and C. L. Harris was he principal speaker. Ralph 3rock read letters from President Homer P. Rainey of the university and A. M. 'McAfee, president of the Ex-Students' association. Incidents about university life during their days on the caanpus were recalled by A. V. Weaver, jr., and Marion Key. J. I. KU- patrick led the group in several university songs, including "The Eyes of Texas." Arrangements for the banquet were made by Thoid Dockray, president, and Mrs. George W. McCleskey, secretary; who have served as officers during the past year. Present at the banquet were Messrs, and Mmcs. Kilpatrick, Owen W. McWhorter, A. V. Weaver, jr., Thord Dockray, Cowan, C. L. Harris, T. P. Flahive, R. A. Tynes, Ed Head, McCleskey, E. L. Klett and A. B. Davis, and Messrs. Ralph Brock, Marion Key, Newton Walton and J. E. Vickers. News Briefs Judg* Danitl A. Blair of 72nd district court Monday morning set two civil cases for hearing when he called his docket. Thiy were Ada Hood against Inez N. Hood and others, suit ori title arid for possession, as well as :for damages, for Wednesday, and Caprock Lumber company against Lena E. Goodman and James H. Goodman, suit on note and- for foreclosure of mechanics Hen, for Thursday. Possibly enough rain and moisture were received in the Lubbock section'during the week e_nd to permit farmers to start spring plowing. More than half an inch of moisture, mostly snow, was recorded Saturday and Saturday 'night at the state experiment sub-station east of town.' Snow and rain combined that night lor .49 of an inch after .08 of an inch of snow fell during the morning. Monday's low temperature was 26, one degree lower than Sunday. CASTOR BEANS ASKED ROBSTOWN, March 2. (.?> — Three counties of South Texas are being asked by the governmen to_plant 1,500 acres of castor beans xhis spring to produce a reserve of good seed for planting in 1D43 They are Nueces. San Patricio anc 1 Jim Wells counties. WICHITA FALLS MAN KILLED WICHITA FALLS, March 2 (/P) Glenn Wilson, 25, night club em ploye, formerly of Gainesville was injured .fatally in sn a\ito mobile collision at an intcrscc tion in the residential distric yesterday. Once Owner Of Big Ranch Death Victim ALPINE, March 2 (iPh- "Uncle" •Jim . .Daugherty, 92, who once owned the second largest ranch in Texas, died .today, bringing to a close a career of romance and accomplishments in the West known to only a few hardy pioneers. He' was a native of Texas county, Mo., and arrived in Denton, Tex., at the age of 15 to begin driving cattle up the Kansas trails after he was refused enlistment in the. Confederate army. After nine .years on the cattle trails he settled in Graham City, Tex., and in 1877 was largely responsible for organizing the Texas Cattleman's association, now known as the. Southwest Cattle Raisers association.' In; 1900 he moved to El Paso county, which was then the territory now divided into El 'Paso, Hudspeth and Culberson counties. He was among the leaders who obtained this division and became one of Hudspeth county's first commissioners. Man Found Shot Near San Antonio Sunday ^ SAN ANTONIO, March. 2 A man believed to be a San Antonio resident was found shot Sunday night at 10:30 . on the highway between McKinney and ames R. Robertson, survey. $4.500. Wesley Stewart to Lllllc Evans, lot 1, ilorrtson addition. S5GO. Dock Snowden to M. M. Coleman. lot 12 bloct 5. Wheelock second addition »30 H. A. McDaniel to W. L. McDaniel, lots 1 to 4. block 29. original town, $300. H. A. McDaniel to Orcille McDaniel. lots 5, 6 and 7. block 33, original town. WOO W. E. McClendon to J. A. Hodges lot o, bloclc 62, Overton addition, $1.000. Nelson's Address (Continued From Page One) were working "as close as possible" to the limit-of a 168 hours of work for every machine every Piano. On the body of the. victim, about 30, were found two travel bureau cards, one from the Army Travel bureau and one from a Corpus Christi bureau. Lee Prince, manager of ths A. A. A. Army Travel bureau here, said that a man who signed a receipt with the name of Spiers, left Saturday morning for Corpus Rent Ordered Lowered By Leon Henderson WASHINGTON, March 2. (IP}— Price Administrator Leon Henderson tonight named as defense rental areas,20 communities in 13 states in which ,rents must be lowered to "proper. levels within 60 .days or the government will move in to do the job." j.nc iISLCtl ai"c55 Leiivc I__ _, , .000 persons,. including Detroit, Mich., and Cleveland, the largest cities named. Henderson "recommended" that rents be cut back to the levels of April 1, 1941. in some of the cities, but named January or July, 1941, in others. More than 100 areas in addition to those named are in line for similar rent regulation, the price' administrator disclosed. In a statement condemning "rent-gouging" and "profiteering," Henderson said he would "strike hard and rapidly to correct the rent situation" in these additional areas soon. Under the price cpntrql act the OPA administrator is required to give state and local authorities 60 days to bring rents . into line. If they-fail, he is empowered to'im- pose federal regulation,* 1 which provides fines and prison penalties for rent-ceiling violators. U.S. Helps Defend' French Territories .LONDON, March 2. (if) — The United States is cooperating in the defense. q£ -.strategic French islands along-' the' Pacific route to New Zealand and Australia and for this purpose has accorded partial recognition to the Free French regime which coniroiis them, it was announced today. A statement published by the hesduarters of Gen. Charles De- Gaulle, the Free French leader, told of Washington's stand to protect against "the common enemy" the islands which lie along the United Nations' most vital Pacific supply route. • Washington nevertheless remains in diplomatic relations with the Vichy "government. Chief of the islands are Tahiti in the Oceania group and New Caladonia. ' Chief Of Crematory „ Offers Testimony HOUSTON, March 2 (/P)—R. C. Maxwell, superintendent of Texas' only crematory in San Antonio, testified as the first defense witness in the Helen O'Keefe trial today that in his opinion it was impossible to burn a body in a car so as to leave the remains which the state contends were J. C. Franklin'si Miss O'Keefe, blonde stenographer, is charged with murdering Franklin, Houston attorney and investment broker. Franklin's_ car, with the remains of a body in-it, was found on the San Jacinto river banks Nov. 12. . Before testifying,. Maxwell'.examined the burned car in a garage arid on the witness stand was shown nfrtiirps of the mass of burned flesh found in the car. District Attorney Dan W. Jackson, who presented testimony for more than three land-a half days in an attempt to convict Miss O'Keefe of the murder of Franklin, her employer, rested, the state's case at 2:20 p. m. REA Leaders Hold Session Here Monday Representatives 'of half a dozen We/vt Texas rural electrical cooperatives, besides two from New Mexico, attended an all-day meeting Monday in Hilton hotel when C. A. Wldne'r of Washington, head of the division of cooperatives peration of RuraJ Electrification gave latest rulings on construction. Besides managers or' the groups, cooperative presidents or board members, or both,-attended. Both morning and afternooi), sessions wrjre given over to a,round-table discussion of problems. Winder explained priority orders, construction methods/ repairs and other problems. W. G. Newton, manager of South Plains Electric Cooperative, Inc., was host. Miss Kathryn Harris, operations field representative for Texas; James Salisbury jr., applications and loans field representative and Olaf Anderron, Clovis, N.^M. field engineer, attended, as did Harry N. Roberts, Lubbock, consulting engineer for several'of the groups. Anderson'formerly "had his headquarters in Lubbock. . Representatives from the following units were here; South Plains, Baile> county, Lamb county, Lyntegar, Floyd county, Mid-west and Ceprock. Christi. Spiers answered the descrip- week. Confident Of Increase "In doing that I am confident we can increase production at least 25 per cent on existing equipment," Nelson commented. Nelson said he was assigning production schedules to primary contractors as quotas to meet and exceed. In each plant, he pronosed, there should be erected production scoreboards within the shops to let every \yorker see the goal which each shift must attain. The "production soldiers" will be given recognition for meritorious service in the manner of citations to soldiers and Navy men, he said, if they make special contributions' to greater production. Navy and Army commanders who are using the weapons produced by each plant have been asked. Nelson said, to report directly to the men who built them how well they performed on the fighting fronts. Held For "Blabbing" (Continued From Page One) ments, task organizations, and operations is dangerous. So is talk of movements of personnel. These subjects are the ones that have caused our particular worry, although there are others that are dangerous/' Admiral Greenslade said that under the espionage act the Navy could demand the most drastic penalties, even including death, for persons hazarding the national security through the blabbing of restricted information. tion of the man found dead on the highway. The man was said to be around 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighing between 175 and 180 pounds, with brown eyes, black curly hair, dark complexion and two gold teeth.' Sergt. .Arthur Jourdan of the Texas Highway patrol, told Prince that the. man had laundry marks on his j clothes which were believed those of a San Antonio laundry. TO. GET NUMBER CHICAGO, March 2. (ff>—;American soldiers have b"een sleeping in Japan for the last six months. "Japan" is the name of one of the fleet of sleeping cars assigned by the Pullman company' 'as troop transports. Like the Yokohama, another car in transport service, it will soon have its name changed to a number. Sub, Tanker Exchange Fire Off West Coast SAN FRANCISCO, March 2 (/P) An enemy submarine attacked the armed American tanker William H. Berg off the coast south of San Francisco last Saturday night, but the tanker returned the fire with, her deck guns and escapee unhit. Kear Admiral J. W. Greenslade, 12th naval district commandant, made the announcement today. The submarine, presumably Japanese, shelled the modern Standard Oil company ship without warning. ,Crews manning the dack guns fired back immediately but the submarine was barely visible in the darkness. Whether the attacker was hil was not known. The U-boat had dropped from, sight-by the time Navy patrol bombers and 'surface craft reached the scene. Governor Stevenson is Sitting For Portrait AUSTIN, March-2 (/P>—Governor Coke R. Stevenson is having his portrait painted. Seymour Stone of Fort Worth, who recently did a portrait of John N. Garner which was hung in "the Texas Memorial museum on the campus of the Urr.versity of Texas, is the painter. BENEFIT EDITION CORPUS CHRISTI, March 2. —Twenty per cent of al! advertising revenue anc! 100 per cent of special circulation sales of the special edition of the Caller-Times Sunday, March 15 will be divided between the Civilian Defense council and the Navy Relief society. TO EXTEND PROGRAM WASHINGTON, March 2 (-P> — The Agriculture department to day extended the food stamp pro gram for distributing surplus ag ricultural commodities . to need> families to the counties of Wash ington,. Jasper, Upshur and Lime stone in Texas, effective in abou a month. TO INAUGURATE PROGRAM AMAIULLO, Feb. 2 (/P) — The new federal food stamp mailing program, which will operate from Amarillo. goes into effect today. Eight counties of Northwest Texas are included. WANTED! MEN AND WOMEN WHO ARE HARD OF HEARING To make this .simple, no risk hearing-, test. If you are temporarily deafened, bothered by ringing, buzzing head noises due to hardened or coagulated wax (cerumen), try the Ourine Home Method test that so many say has enabled them to hear well again. Used since 1895. Over a million packages sold. Safe ingredients as listed in the U. S. Pharmacopeia. You must be satisfied after making this test or your money is refunded. Costs only a few cents daily If afflicted, ask today about Ourine. For sale by Hark Halsey Drug Store. Farm. Bill Sent To House By Committee WASHINGTON, .March 2. A. $695,065,859 agriculture supply bill went to the House today, with an appropriations committee re-' )uke-to the department for sponsoring "collective farming prac- ices" and a ban against'the sell- ng of federal surplus farm commodities at .below-parity prices, The latter provision raised in .he house a question agitated for weeks in the Senate and the sub- ect of sharp criticism from President Roosevelt. The chief executive objected particularly last week to a proposal by Sen. Thomas (D-Okla) to attach this provision as a rider to a §32,762,737,900 defense appropriation. Navy Call Or Release Of Winchell Urged. WASHINGTON, March 2 (/P) — A recommendation that the Navy either call Walter Winchell to active duty or diseriroll him from the naval reserve in which he is a lieutenant commander came today from the chairman of the House naval committee, Rep. .Yin- ' son (D-G.a). . . . . At New York, the columnist asserted that he had asked for active duty on the day of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, but that rite.had been advised that for, the time his present work was' more valuable than an assignment to active duty. Vinson told the House he ad,- vised the Navy Department to put Winchell on the_active list or drop him from the rolls. His announcement was in response to comment by Rep. .Hoffman CR-Mich) .that Winchell made a .weekly radio broadcast for pay during which he wore his Navy uniform. Texas Company Cuts Its Crude Purchases HOUSTON, March 2 f/Pj — A sharp reduction in purchases and production from its own wells in New Mexico, Texas and Louisiana was announced today by the Texas company. The reduction is effective at. 7 a. m. tomorrow.' A reduction of 50 per cent of the authorized allowable of the oil conservation commission was made in New Mexico. In Texas and Louisiana purchases and production of particular grades of crude oil and certain fields were reduced up to 50 per cent of the authorized allowable of the'regu- latory bodies of the two states: S703.200.000 IN BONDS WASHINGTON, March 2. Secretary of Treasury Morgenthau announced today the public had purchased $703,200,000 worth of defense bonds in February, compared with a record-breaking $1>060,547,000 in January. Extension Of Loans On Wheat Authorized WASHINGTON, March 2 (#5— The Agriculture department today authorized extension of 1941 loans on wheat, rye and barley stored on farms and in good condition for a period of 12 months from the current maturity date of April 30 except in certain Eastern and Southern areas to be designated later. The department said loans on wheat defined as excess under marketing quota provision whe* ther stored on farms or in ap™ proved warehouses, also may be extended until the new date. The Commodity Credit'corpor- ation, which handles the loan" program, announced It v. r ou!d advance, seven cents a bushel storage on the number of bushels of farm-stored wheat on which loans are extended, provided this allowance was not advanced at -the time the loan was made. Producers also will be entitled to an additional storage allowance of five cents a bushel on extended farm-stored wheat loans payable on delivery. WARDENS' COURSE PALESTINE, March 2. (/P>—Air raid wardens of six counties are invited to a school of instruction to be held here Thursday under direction of the Texas Department of Public Safety. /. SUNDAY MOVIES JACKKSON, .Miss., March 2. (ff>) —The .Mississippi Senate today- passed a bill providing for Sunday movies by a 29-10 vote, despite warnings of one opponent that America xvould never win the war while Sunday movies are being held. RITES FOR NEGRO ABILENE, March 2. <&) — Memorial rites for the first Taylor county negro to lose his life in World-war II—Carl Ulysses Carrington, mess attendant on the USS Pollux—will be conducted Thursday. FARM LABOR SHORTAGE NACOGDOCHES. March 2. (/P) —The draft and defense jobs have created a serious shortage of farm laborers in. this deep east Texas section. County Agent A. B Ford said. HATCH OUT OF DANGER ALBUQUERQUE, N. 'M., March Carl Hatch CD-NM) seriously hurt in an auto accident Friday, tonight was reported out of danger by Dr. W. R. Lovelace. SANTONE WOMAN DIES SAN ANTONIO, March 2 Mrs. Ida Haeusler, 64, died here Sunday night after an illness of three weeks. She was the wife of George Haeusler, grand president of the 'order of Hermann Sons of Texas. SAY "GOOD NIGHT" TONIGHT to colds' miseries. Slip away from schey muscles, sniffles, into sleep. Here's double help that acts almost instantly. Rub PENETRO withPenetro.25c. Use as directed. LAMB STEW Ib. LAMB SHOULDER IK LAMB CHOPS ' Ib. LAMB LEGS Ib. PORK STEAK Ib. SAVE ON ME AT 13c 15c 25c DRY SALT JOWLS FULL CREAM CHEESE BEEF STEAK BEEF ROAST PORK 12ic 25c ib.224c ,b 18c ROAST Ib. 22 gC LUBBOCK MEAT CO. WE TAKE FOOD bTAMPS 1212 Av*. G. J. T, Simraonds, Owner & Mgr. DU1 7458 /Vent POW&ER... KEEPS RUGS CLEAN Without suds or liquid Applied monlhly, POWDER-ENE leeps carpet! or nigs looting like new. Soiled areas in front of doors con be cleaned without clncning entire rug. Sprinkle on the powder; brulh if in; retnov* wilh Tocuum cleaner. • Endonvd br Bifll^w-SanFonl ' Cirpe4 Cnraptny ipikej-ieiiers furniiure Co. !-V TS VA «'OUS FORMS .FOR FEMININE USj= MARK HALSEY DRUG STORE Specialist In Disorder! of iho Foot DR. MARSHAU HARVEY CHIROPODIST 1109 AVE. K. PH. 7341

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