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-THE MORNING AVALANCHE lubbock, Texos, Fricfoy, Morch 6, 1942 Dial 4343 For The Avalanche-Journal Offices exas Schoolboys As War Mechanics Planned; Texts Purchased * To Start Next September • (By The Dr-H«d Press) AUSTIN, March 5.—Vocational training texts to train schoolboys as war mechanics have been ordered placed immediately in. Texas schools, the department of education announced today. The books had been authorized by. thfi state board of education for use in the schools during the term beginning next September. 'But. the board of education this week ordered that texts in mechanical drawing, general shop elec- ~ tricity, general shop woodworking, and trade school shop theory be made available at once. To Be Added Cost There is to be an added cost to the state if the books are paid ior within 90 days after Sept. 1. A summary of war preparedness in Texas schools was issued by the department today. It included: 2.000 first-aid classes with enrollments of from 20 to 35 each. 800 classes in home care of the sick. 400 classes in nutrition. 30,000 victory gardens. School Clubs Organized School clubs have been organized for collection of metals and waste paper, clubs for air raid drills. Training is being given in morse telegraph code, telephone and radio communication and in electrical and radio fundamentals. To aid war finances, the schools have penny-a-day, stamp-a-day, and stamp-a-week clubs for stu- fijariic =mrJ hnnH-n-mnnfh rlnbs for teachers. Matt Surkont Looms As Big Help For Cardinals' Staff ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., March 5. (l?) —Outside ot Howard Pollei, the young left-hander from Houston who is accepted as a sure-fire regular, Matt Surkont looks like the future book's best bet to be an.' important addition to the Cardinals' pitching staff this year. Surkont, who has been playing professional baseball for five years but still is too young for the draft, is rated by Manager Billy Southworth as a prospect to be compared to Bobby Feller. ','He can throw just as fast a ball as Feller," Southworth says. He stands six feet one inch; weighs 200 pounds, and throws and bats right-handed. .To Go Against Yanks Determined and c onfident of himself, i>ig Matt has been the center.-.of .attention at daily dr.ills. Southworth plans to use "him in the opening exhibition contest against the' Yankees Friday. . Surkont, a Pawrucket, R. L, lad who will not be 20 years old until June, was signed by a Cardinal scout at the age of 15. This was during the summer of 1337 and he was sent at once to the Rochester farm, as a batting practice pitcher. The next spring found the fledgling Redbird with Cambridge, Md., of' the Eastern Shore league, where he won 10 games and put together 64 strikeouts in his final 55 innings. Next stop was the Portsmouth, Ohio, team of the Middle Atlantic league, where he topped the circuit in strikeouts. A fractured wrist cut short Surkont's chance at Houston in 1940, but after recovering he wound up with a great year at Decatur of the Three-I league, winning 19 and losing only.live. Last year he pitched a .seven- inning no-hitter for Rochester and finished with 10 victories against six defeats. SOViET RUSSIA <TUR India has no border with Russia Durah AFGHANISTAN, t Tibd, serai-independent port of China, trades over the mountain! with India With Rangoon out 01 an aid port and Burma Rood practically closed, China rushes building of new lifelines frtm India; olio has route front Rustic t/y to stir hill tribes to attack India Independent state. homeof Ghurkos, famous iigritefs Semi-independent Mongol kingdom, sub Airline to Lajhio may still bring some Burma Road cargo Defense line, built in f;or of invasion from northwest, now needed far more on other side of India, unless Nazis breakthrough near east Bay of oengraf THAILAND India s industries make guns, munitions, steel, armored can; could be expanded to build planes,-warships INDOCHINA Cop* Cornarm Soum Cfiinff Sea Mysore Ceylon and other Indian Ocean. ETJH Native States IBBr. Controlled Ocean rojp bases Rubber Shortage To Be A Boon To Babies Whatever Their Misdeeds, They Never Deserved To Be Stuffed Into Rubber Pants INDIA: JAP ATTACK THREATENS ALLIES' ARSENAL IN ASIA—India-rich, mystic land three-fifths the»size of the U : S' and home of one-sixth of the world's population-stands directly in the path of the Jap drive westward past Singapore a"d tbroS-h Burma fb« f" oKen'sive^n t a h nea fu?u e re hai "" *""**** ^ "^ lndia an Aaiatic arsenal f ° r the United Stateft^defend tX and use as Gloves Champions To Be Named In Chicago CHICAGO, March 5 <JP) —Thirty- two boxers, survivors of a starting field of thousands of amateurs from 23 states in the Midwest and Southwest, will bid for Chicago Golden Gloves championships tomorrow night in semi-final and final matches in the Chicago stadium. The semi-finalist group was chosen in eliminations a we.ek ago when winners of 37 regional tournaments assembled here for two nights of slugging. Four men in each of the eight weight divisions will appear in semi-final bouts and the two winners will return later in the evening for the finals. Cleveland, Fort Worth and Milwaukee will enter the stadium with the greatest team strength, each having lour men still in the battling. War Causes Bull Market In Unique Industry Of Leeches '.'Semi-Finalists Named (Continued From Sports Page) held a rallying Robstown quint, Tom Hamilton of the Dallas club led his teammates to a 31-27 victory. Jeff Davis Bests Waco Jeff Davis came from behind lo defeat Waco 31-26 in a game in , which the _ lead switched nine times and the score was knotted thrice. It was James Salibo's running field goal that put the Bayou City Panthers on top 23-21 and they were never headed. Van High school won the first game in Class A competition and the tournament by smashing Gatesville 56 r 30. Elkhart froze the ball in the final moments of the second Class A cliish to nip a Lakeview rally and win. 36-32. San Antonio Wins Thriller After the lead had changed nine times, Nederland, a well- balanced scoring outfit, worked its way into the Class A semi-final a 26-21 win lower bracket with ov.»r Crane. The final class a first round same was a thriller, winding up 39-31 in favor of Sidney Lanior o! San Antonio over Arsnsas Pass The San Antonio quint was behinc 11-24 at the half. Tech Grid Changes (Continued From Sports Page) * another light workout yesterday, their fifth of the 30-day training period They maneuvered through J number of formations, passed :he football a lot and several of the boys turned in neat punting jobs. It will be sometime next week before the going really gets rough and contact work starts. Sam Snead Continued from Sport Page feats, and he isn't sorry his tricks interfere with his tournament game. "I figure a touring pro golfer has to finish no lower than 10th in every tournament in order to break even," he says. Which is a pretty good break nowadays, if anyone should ask you. Angott Underdog For Montgomery Bout NEW YORK, March 5 (/P>—Sammy Angott, boxing's one-man quiz program, tangles with Bob Montgomery in Madison Square garden tomorrow night, and don't be surprised if he stumps the experts again. Sammy's world lightweight championship isn't on the line, but his title as the No. 1 confuser of belting odds is. Montgomery, the fast, crowding Philadelphia negro generally regarded as the top 135- pound contender, has been installed a 5 to 13 favorite. This situation suits Sammy like an extra ten-percent of the gate. Throughout his career, the pleasant little Italian from Washington, Pa., has been the world's free-style record holder at making the know-it-alls' faces red. Boxing Commission Lauds Golden Gloves AUSTIN, March 5. •.*, ~ The state bureau of labor statistics which regulates boxing and wrestling in Texas, noted in a bulletin loday that "Texas seems to be rapidly coming to the front in the wrestling field." g other things, the monthly . publication listing licensed boxers. : -. wrestlers, managers and promoters, congratulated managers of Golden Gloves tourneys :n Texas last month, announced new' instructions on taxing amateur bouts would issued soon and expressed regret at death of Wrestler Sal SlasjiM. Buy A Defense Bond TODAYI APPLING CASE DEADLOCKED PASADEXA, Calif., March 5 OP) Vice president Harry Grabiner today said the Chicago White Sox would make no concessions to Luke Appling's demands for more money and that any further moves were up to the shortstop, who ha= said he was going to "sit tight'' a his Atlanta home. American road-builrlmc equip mcnt wiH be used in construct in£ the Inter-American H in Central America. Br. F. W. Zachary Genito-Urinary Diseases 503-Oi Myrick Building Dial 6921 These are Plavkesl Proczatl, Hirudinae or plain leeches Wide World Features ST .LOUIS, March 5.—The war has caused a bull market in Plav- kesl Proczatl, Sanguijuelasl, Hirudinae, Medianalis and Sangsuel Leeches to you! Good ones used to sell for a dime, apiece and up. Today they bring 50 cents A lot of people, especially older immigrants from Europe livin* in the foreign sections of our large cities, still rely on leeches as a remedy for black eyes, headaches, water on the knee and assorted ailments The leeches dig in and draw blood from the affected part, thereby supposedly relieving pain, doused.with salt water. They will fall off only when full or when An eel-like worm, leeches grow about six inches long 'and" have capacity of about two teaspoons. J- Fi ?r ui i' a , St Louis dnj gg ist . dealt in leeches for more 41. r , . than 40 years. Most of his supply formerly came from Scandinav Sweden la and importing them by plane from Fienup says they should be kept hungry so they will work well They draw best if they are put in cold beer," he exnlans "That i ' " ' at really gives 'em an appetite. Texas-Wisconsin Pipe Line Is Requested WASHINGTON, March-5 (S>) — The Federal Power commission announced today it had received an application from Independent Natural Gas Co., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Phillips Petroleum Co., seeking authority to build an 877- mile, 22-inch natural gas pipe line from Ray, Texas, to Milwaukee, -**r * . * Wis. Tne company proposes to sell gas at .wholesale to 10 public utilities operating in southern and eastern Wisconsin for resale to the public. A'S WSH AGAIN RIVERSIDE, Calif., March 5 (/P> Connie Mack's Athletics won their third straight exhibition game against Pacific coast league opposition today, defeating the Hollywood Stars 14 to 6 and boosting their run total in the three games to 42. ARNOVICH INDUCTED CHICAGO. March 5. (ft— Morris Arnovich. former National league outfielder who was sold to the Indianapolis club of the American association last winter, today wa? inducted into the Army nt Fort Sheridan. Buy A Defense Fond TODAYI SINUS INFECTION Dr. E. M. Whitocre Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon Dial 5642 511 Myriclt Bldg. News Briefs Police Thursday night took into custody an 18-year-old man as a suspect in the burglary of Clover- lake Dairy store No. I, at 1210 Avenue Q. He formerly worked al the place, an authority said. F. R Land, patrolman, made the arrest Rationing Boards To Serve For Duration . BRYAN, March 5 (>p,-_state Rationing Administrator Mark Me Gee told 22 county rationing boards today !hey were serving for the duration. Unless unusual circumstance., arise, he told the members at a meeting litre they would be re quired to serve in their communities—rationing out tires and other things the government restricts — until the war is over. He told them also that manj per=ons eligible for auto tires un~der th;i rationing rules still would not be ab'c to get them, becausi supply is limited and mav be cu further. McGee advised the boards in such cases to use their own jndc mrnt within Ihp. limitations fixe' by the rules. DR. J. B. McGORKLE DENTIST 307 Myrlcfc Building Lubbnc'k. T«as Phiine fi591 Russian Advance (Continued From Page One) perate Nazi 16th army from 96,000 to 60,000 men. The Germans, mechanically unfit to meet the tanks, were trying to combat them with anti-tank units organized from regular infantry and sapper companies while they sought to bring up reinforcements. Crunching through walls of snow which the Germans 'had drenched with water to freeze and harden, the Red tank units broke into a heavily fortified settlement and dealt especially heavy damage to the 502nd regiment, front dispatches said. Other Russian units hit' hard against the German' 5th division which was trying to break through to Jift the siege of the encircled 6th army. Completely Defeated The fifth, intended originally as spring offensive division, re- ently was hurried east from ranee, the Russian command reported. Russians said it contained 'many old men." In any event, its efforts to res- :ue the trapped troops'were declared completely defeated and he division's 16th Chasseur regiment badly battered. Russian artillery was taking a oil of the JU-52 transport planes vith which the Germans were rying to supply the hungry 16th army. A German prisoner told the Russians that the situation of the tfazis in the Staraya Russa-Lake Imen sector was catastrophic, and said some of the men had had no :ood for five days. Many Bombs Falling In Moscow today front dispatches gave this picture of the situation on other sectors. South front:'The Red army recaptured eight more settlements, while .a Russian ski unit which lad operated for two months in :he German rear returned with reports of much damage done. Leningrad — Northwest front: Three important villages recaptured, captured field, guns turned on the Germans, with the result that more than 100 were killed. Crimea—The German were suffering severe air losses around Sevastopol. Turned away from the city, where they lost 35 planes, luftwafee pilots were trying to bomb infantry units and artillery posts, but many bombs were falling in Thesea. (By The United Press) WASHINGTON, March 5. The rubber shortage — which means no more baby pants of that precious substance—is a boon to babies if not to mothers, Dr. Marian M. Crane of the children's bureau said today. From time immemorial babies have been capricious and unpredictable, but in Dr. Crane's opinion they never deserved to be .stuffed into rubber-shielded diapers, whatever their misdeeds. And now, thanks to the war, patriotic necessity has come to their rescue; the government has banned further manufacture of rubber apparel for infants. The bureau's division of research in child development, of which Dr. Crane is acting director, raised no objections when the War Production board announced the ban. "We're not protesting," she said. "It will be an inconvenience for mothers, perhaps, but not for babies. The trouble with rubber diapers is that mothers rriay get careless and not change them often enough. We have always recommended limited use of them." At the WPB it was learned that textile manufacturers are experimenting with a plastic-coated silk or rayon, designed to take the place of rubber in baby clothes. It may reach the market in quantity this spring or summer. But the children's bureau, • which is a division of the department of labor, is not committing itself until it learns more about the new material. "It depends on how much ' air is able to pass through it," Dr. Crane said. She added, however, that she was impressed' by a sample diaper, of some new kind of coated cloth, which she saw recently. "I have seen just one—a friend of mine has it—and it looked like an improvement over rubber," Dr. Crane said. "Anything that gives better ventilation wquld be better than rubber, which impedes evaporation." By and large, though, the children's bureau favors old- fashioned cotton diapers, in which no shortage is "anticipated, and the square rather . than the triangular fold. . "We have been crusading for the square fold for years'" Dr. Crane said. Typewriter Sales (Continued From Page One) er, or by a dealer to a manufacturer. . ' Rebuilt typewriters are classified as used machines. The order permits the delivery of used machine; to a repair man and return, and allows the return by a pawn broker of any machine pledged against a loan. Rationing Planned Any person who has only one used typewriter may sell it to another person. A used machine is defined as one which was obtained for use and not for resale. Facilities of the typewirter industry freed by curtailment are to be converted to production of small arms ammunition, fire .control instruments, rifles, pistols, fuses and parts for aviation instruments. Some typewriter firms already have begun production on such items. Donald M. Kelson, WPB- chairman, was expected to sign tomorrow a directive to the Office of Price Administration giving it authority to prepare a rationing program. Dr. Crane couldn't estimate what proportion, of,'the approximately 2,250,000 babies born in this country each year has been subjected to rubber diapers or rubber pants. In the more ihickly populated areas, there is "a very high percentage," she said. A person might think that the national bureau of standards, which is always testing something, would have some data on the ideal diaper. But the bureau, with few exceptions, confines its testing to things purchased by the government, a spokesman explained. "And the government," he added, "hasn't been buying any diapers—so far." Edinburg Fire Damage Estimated At $75,000 EDINBURG, March 5. (#>—Fir Chief Elbert Sanders estimated damage of $7-5,000 today as the result of a fire that raged in a box factory, canning plant, warehouse, residence, filling station and six loaded freight cars. Four Edinburg firemen were injured, one seriously, .when shifting winds blew flames over a pumper. The crew escaped but returned to save the pumper. Oliver Shives, one of the firemen, will require several days treatment for burns about the face, head and hands. The fire swept through the Border Box and Crate Co., the Meyer Canning Co., the huge Meyer warehouse filled with canned goods and the nearby residence and filling station owned by Mrs. Estcfana Guzman, .spreading to the boxcars on the Missouri Pacific railroad. Dawson Stock Winners Named (Special To The Avalanche) LAMESA, March 5.—Dan, light weight milk-fed calf owned by Leon Archer, Dawson county 4-H club boy, was named grand champion at the fourth annual Junior Fat Stock show at conclusion of • judging this afternoon. Casey Fine, assistant professor of animal husbandry at Texas Technological, college, judged the calves in three classes. Reserve champion at the show was Jim, light weight dry lot calf owned by Tommy Allen, also a 4-H club boy. Winners Are Listed Complete list of awards was as follows, with rankings in order: Light weight milk-fed calves— Dan, owned by Archer; Gaston, owned by Arlan Youngblood, 4-H club. Heavy • weight dry. lot calves— Don Phipps, 4-H; Teddy O'Brien, Klondike FFA; L. D. Langham, 4-H; Edward Grissom, Sparenburg FFA; Wilbur Lobstein, Sparen- burg FFA; Billy Joe Cohorn, Union FFA; Charles Cumpton, 4-H; J. C. i Freeman, 4-H. Light weight dry lot calves— Jim, .owned 'by Allen; Weldon Carmichael, 4-H Weldon Kinnison, 4-H; Allen; Douglas Brown, 4-H; Lobstein; R. D. Gibson, 4-H, (tw» places); Bobby Middleton, Union FFA; and Lobstein. Pairs Are Ranked In addition the following ranks were given to boys who fed two pprs p-ich: Allen, first; T.obstpin; second; and*Gibson, third. Only Dawson county 4-H club boys and Future Farmers of America chapter members were eligible to enter stock. Prize money totaled approximately §400. The executive board in. charge of the event was made up of Matt McCall, chairman, C. E. Cameron, W. J. Beckman and Walter H. Collins. Cotton To Be Wrapped In Cotton Bagging DALLAS, March's. (fP) — The long campaign to find new uses for cotton has not been in vain-^ cotton will be wrapped in cotton bagging next year. So predicted R. A. Graham of Greenville, president of the Texas Cooperative Ginners association, in an interview today. _ This will be brought about not by fai-m-conscious scientists but by war, which is whittling into the supply of jute and burlap bagging. The cotton bagging will take about 125,000 to 150,000 bales, Graham estimated.' The ginners will hold their annual conveiitioii tomorrow. Graham suggested that gin owners whose equipment needs repair should place their priority orders vith the Army authorities at once. Man Asphyxiated In Home-Built Refinery HOUSTON, March. 5 W—Joe E. Castner, 55, was accidentally asphyxiated today in a home refinery which he built in a garage at the rear of his home. Castner was refining old lubricating oil. Justice of the Peace Tom Maes, in returning an inquest verdict of death from accidental asphyxia.- tion, said the fumes from the hot oil had overcome the man. Tire Shortage (Continued From Page One) isphere. Rationing Said Likely In fact, the fast-talking defense official said necessary to it might . even ration gasoline be order to conserve rubber in existing Hrts, or fore; present owners of tires to turn them over-to others in preferred classes. Secretary of Interior Ickes indicated that a decision would be made soon on the question of setting up a nationwide system of gasoline rationing. Ickes, who is petroleum coordinator, said a committee of the petroleum industry- war council would report, probably this weekend, on the action it deemed necessary in view of the sinking of tankers and the diversion of such ships to war purposes. "If the industry recommends rationing we very likely will go into it,"' he said. Buy A Deiense Band TODAYI DUKE ELECTRIC DIAL MacArfhur's Raid (Continued From Page One) whether aerial reinforcements had reached MacArthur, but Army officers here discouraged this view, and also a theory that the planes had flown in from elsewhere specifically for the raid and then returned to their bases. Announcing the raid yesterday the War department said that three large ships, of 12,000, 10,000 and 8,000 tons, had been destroyed, along with two 100-ton motor launches. Today it developed that the big craft were transports. In addition large quantities of enemy store at Olongapo, the former American naval station, were se' on lire. Night School DRAUGHON'S BUSINESS COLLEGE Lubbock DiaJ 554 AIRPLANE SERVICE We do ail kinds of repair service on all types of Aircraft. Our staff consists of 6 mechanics, and 10 Commercial pilots lo leach you to fly. We have New and Used Airplanes for sa'ie. CLENTBREEDLOVE AERIAL SERVICE Govt Approved Advanced Schorl Municipal Airport. Dial 2-9960 - MAGAZINES UP PHILADELPHIA, March 5 The Saturday Evening Post, a lickel magazine for more than a century, will be 10 cents a copy after April 11, the Curtis Publish- ng company announced today, and a similar price boost was disclosed immediately by Liberty in New York. Publishers of Collier's said they would have a statement soon. CHURCHES IN THE WAR .During the World War, 2626 Jiurches were destroyed. All but 50 of these were repaired or rebuilt before the start of World War II. Nearly all paint now used in Salvador is from the United States. BODY RECOVERED DENISON, March 5 (&) — The body of John Luther Coble, 22,-of Colbert, Okla., route 1, was recovered from the Red river north oC here late today two hours after a neath a service trestle at. the Denison dam site. AUTOMOTIVE HINT If you are in 'a hurry and haven't time to clean off road film that dries on your automobile windshield after a shower, just take it off with an ordinary whiskbroom, rubbing horizontally and vertically to remove streaks. It will not scratch the glass, and the polish may be put at your leisure. Cigarettes cannot be taken out of Bulgaria without government permit. Dr. A. E. Gesell DENTIST 234 Lubbock National Bldg. Dial 2-2681 SAVE ON ME AT LAMB STEW LAMB SHOULDER LAMB CHOPS LAMB LEGS _ PORK STEAK ._ Ib. ISc Ib. 25c 25c DRY SALT ' JOWLS FULL CREAM CHEESE BEEF STEAK BEEF ROAST POBK HOAST ib.!2ic 25c ib. ib. ^ ISc ib.22ic LUBBOCK MEAT CO. WE TAKE FOOD STAMPS 1212 Av*. G. J. T. Simmonds, Owner & Mgr. Dial 7458 COTTON RAGS WANTED We pay 5 cents per pound for good dean cotton rags. No rags accepted unless they are cotton and they must be clean. Please Call 4343 and Ask for LEROY DAVIS, Press Foreman AVALANCHE-JOURHAL

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