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4f*$i-';.' : ^ : :J< ; '.J/! : : v . , "' A6tiJGHT^-TH2 MORNING AVALANCHE Thursday,'March 12, 1942 Piaf 4343 For Tha Avalanche-Journal Offices icafed Tax 1 Blanks Ignored {By The Assoclit?d Press) WASHINGTON, Mar. 11.—With the income tax deadline only five days off, hundreds of thousands of small taxpayers today forsook . the mysteries o£ complicated returns and signed up on the treasury's new simplified income tax blank. By next Monday night, the total of simple returns filed may ,. reach 5,000,000. Information reaching the Treasury from regional collection offices indicated that approximately half of the persons eligible to use the simple form were doing so. It can be used by anyone whose gross income was not more than §3,000 and was derived from salaries, wages, dividends, interest, rent, annuities or royalties. In many cases, a persons eligible to use the simple form could save a few dollars by figuring out the regular blank. In other cases, the reverse was true. Using the simplified blank, the taxpayer need only write his name, address, income, dependent credit and amount of tax-. The tax owed is shown in a table on the back of the blank. 's NewSimplifiedlncome Tax Blanks^reBeing Used By Thousands Col. Gillies Is Missing Col. John A. Giiiies, Santa Fe railway executive who was on special Army duty, is missing after an airplane flight Feb. 28 and "possibly perished," the War department has notified his family at Amarillo. Col. Gillies, general manager of the Santa Fe Western lines and vice president and general manager of the Panhandle and Santa Fe, was called into service in October, 1941. He was stationed in Iran as head of an American military mission. Bom In Canada "Ke was superintendent of the Slaton division beginning in 1928, and lived . there before being transferred to Colorado in the Colorado division. He became assistant general manager at La Junta, Colo., that year and then went to the Eastern lines at Topeka, returning as general manager at Amarillo July 1, 1939. When named Slaton superintendent he was the youngest man ever . to hold that post on the system •^He was born in Canada in 1889 educated in Canada, Puerto Rico and the United States and was employed with the Colorado Fuel and Iron company as an engineer Last October he was commissioned a colonel in the Army engineering corps and was sent to Iran. -larncdall oil 12 Chrysler 54 Cont Oil Del 13 Curtis; Wright _ 18 Freeport Sulph — 1 Gen Elec . 5; Gen Motor 86 Goodyear < Greyhound , 5 Houton Oil i Int Harvester 15 Mid Cont Pet 7 Ohio Oil . 5 Packard 11 Pan-Am Airways „ 4 Panhandle P and R 2 Penney 3XD Radio n Sears Roebuck 25 Shell Union OU ___ 3 Socony Vac 119 . - - • 27 SO NJ 62 Stone and Webster 3 Tei Co 31 Tex Gulf Prod S Tex Gulf Sulph 8 Tex Pac C and O __ 6 US Rubber 3 US Steel 40 WU Tel 5 Jap Air Superiority (Continued From Page One) command because of ill health, has just returned to Washington His statement was the first offi- - cial exposition of Japan's Western Pacific victories. It was a recital of almost constant defeats, but Hart, eyes flashing and head held high over his tali, old-fashioned stiff collar, told it with proud emphasis on the Asiatic fleet's accomplishments against overwhelming- odds. "The American Asiatic fleet has been involved in the loss of a campaign," he said. "But the war continues and much of that fleet, with what is now a veteran personnel, remains to assist in carrying it on." . Losses Blamed On Plant Air superiority, Hart said, enabled the enemy to sink the only Allied capital ships in Asiatic waters, Britain's Repulse and Prince of Wales. Air power also made it possible, he said, for the enemy to destroy Allied naval bases, thereby compelling those forces to retreat ever southward in search of bases "reasonably secure." And he told how the enemy found out, by aerial reconnaisance, what American ships were doing, and how those ships had to operate almost constantly against enemy airplanes as well as surface vessels. Another factor which hampered effective Allied naval action, Hart disclosed, was the necessity of convoying reinforcements into areas to be defended. A total of ten convoys went into Singapore alone he said. Power Was Reduced "In consequence, it was. except in the later stages of the campaign, difficult to maintain surface ship concentrations to use in directly opposing the enemy's advancing forces." "Ho%vever, as the enemy's advancing progressed, his distances from bases and the length of communication lines increased. There was a consequent reduction in his power, irrespective of the size of his forces. "It was during these later stages that most of the combat involving Allied cruisers and destroyers took place, and the dsmage to the enemy was probably increased in consequence. Did Much Damage "In the end, it amounted to just that—doing as much damage to the enemy as possible, since he was able to retain the initiative throughout, and was always able to dispose forces superior to our own. ''The enemy continued 3iis control of the air throughout and all of the fighting in which the Allied cruisers and destroyers engaged was done in the.face of powerful Japanese naval air forces." In summarizing the expense of ths Japanese victory. Hart said '•the enemy ha-; captured a vast territory and it is a rich country," Market Reports The Nation Over Spotlight Stocks. * NEW YORK, March 11 Ifi —Sales, doting price and net change ot the tlft«n nrost active stocks today: Net Sales Clo<e Criar.se Socony-Vac 11.90C 6U — 3 ,i Genera! Motors . 4,<M 32^ — *', Erie RR CT 6,900 S 7 ', Sid Oil NJ ._ 6,100 32»i DavIsQn Chem 5.609 10'i Consol Edison 5 <00 ll'ji Chrysler 5,300 51 General lilfc 5,000 23'i Nat Supply «.soo 5 Penn RR V"00 21V 4 Atch T and SP 4,100 36 3 i Kenneco'.t Cop -__IH7L 3^500 31'. Am Tel and Te! 3.BM IJC-ii Stand Brar.rts 3,100 3 — Stock List *. — i — \', NEW YORK, March 11 (-D Baies In 100's Am Can s Am T and T 35 Atn Woolen - 3 Anaconda :$ -----AT and SP ---- 47 Aviation Corp 17 High S9Ti 122?;, *'« 26 '.4 37 3 4 314 52 1ST'. 24 "A 33'i 13% ll'.t 2 •- PI «'/4 12*. 8»k 2V. H'« 1'A 6V.i 2V. 46 11 v; 6 s '. 33 = i t>, 32 214 30V« 5'i 14=/4 50V. 24M: Low 59 120>i 25 Vj 36V. &** 50 V» 19'.? 24 33 44V. ]21i 6'4 2 i«v'. 64'A • 2V. 44 "4 10'i 6'« >"« 32*i 4V 1 - 3Hi 30 49 «, 24 Close 59 120'^ 25'.<, 36% 8V. 51 2< 33 mi 44','4 12 'A S'A 2Vi H'/. 64V. 2V. •HH 10V. 6V. 32 J i 4 'A 31'.* 30 13 s .; «Vi 24 NEW TORK CURB Am Cyan B _ 3XD 31V. 30>i 30'i Cities Service 6 2'A El Bond and Sh 123 iv« 1 Gulf Oil s 28'/« 2» Humble Oil 9 43 471. Lone Star Gas 8 ST. 6?i 1 21 «V. 6V. Wall Street.'. •ADJUSTMENTS" CONTINUED NEW YORK, March 11 W>—The stock market today continued Us palntul adjustment to the war economy and a. larze number of leading shares dropped to the lowest prices recorded la the last two or three years. Deepest losses, running from 1 to around 4 points, hit the chemical, tobacco and electrical equipment groups. The Associated Press 60-stock composite showed one of the steepest dips ot the year to date. At 34.3. off 7 of E point the measure was at the lowest level since March 31. 1938: ere 4I3 - 630 !har " Among stocks entering new lew ground dn^/n?^ 1 ,' 0 more than 3 y " rs were duPont. Eastman Kodak. Allied Chemical Westlnghouse, Union Carbide. Philip Morris. American Tobacco, Liggett and Myers *?' ^ 5%° m ^ ry Ward ' s * a " Roebuck. Standard Oil (NJ) and Teias Co AJso on the soft side were American H?rhm? ne> _. Qe . rleral /Motors. Chrysler, Pe * nd S 0 "' 51 " 11 Cotton . , ,™, - VEW ORLEANS REPORT NEW ORLEANS. March 11 t?) _ Sellinz attributed Co uncertainty over farm prlcl legislation caused a decline In cotton futures here toder. The market closed steady, 1 to 2 points net lower. Hi?h Low Close -- 13.50 1848 18<3B V™£ • 13.63 1S.5S 18.62 i u '7 — 18 -80 18.70 18.15 ""• 18.37 18.91 18.96B " a "- JS.94 18.91 3S.93B M " c k 09«) . i"£j£ 1935 •B—Bid. NEW TORK REPORT NEW YORK. March 11 M>)_Cotton futures tradlns dwindled tcday as traders awaited congressional action on farm le" r S ,n - fcp i tic l', . flnlsl «' 3 unchanged to 5 cents a bale higher. Same late outside buying and short covering steadied prices, observers at- patlori of favorab d " a ' n P "" l ° an ' icl " „, May JUljT Oct; Dec. High Low L a5 t 18.47 18.42 18.«« 18.63 18.55 18.55-60 18-73 13.63 18 69 18.79 18.71 18.77N 18.83 18.73 18.78 Middling Fpot 20.2CW, up 1 N—Nominal. Lubbock Woman Is Awarded Damages Judgment for 57,500 was awarded Mrs. Lillian McCiellan of 2106 Twentieth street by a district court jury in Colorado Springs Colo., for injuries she suffered in an automobile accident near Pueblo last July 26, the Associated Press reported. She was riding with her husband, Elmo R. McCIellan, when their car collided head-on with another driven by Fred Lange, defendant in the case. Lange lives in Pueblo. Mrs. McCIellan sued for S10,- 000. Lange testified the accident happened in a dense fog. The McClellans were accompanied by Lee Bedford, 32, also of Lubbock. Mrs. McCIellan suffered fractures of both legs, one arm and her jaw. The men were not seriously hurt. but he declared t.hat the Allies had 'Defectively destroyed those prooer- ties of which the enemy had greatest need and recovery from that stage will be siow." Expenditures High '•The final salient fact of this campaign," he continued, "is that while the enemy has von it, captured much territory and so forth, his own expenditures have been high ... the compilations (of losses) made by the Navy department are good and, as alrcady givcn out, show losses in ships of various types, which with the enemy's limited capacity for re- placemcnl, are bound to 'be a subject for his great future concern." In his references to Allied losses, Hart said they had not been serious, except for the sinking of the Repulse and Prince o£ Wales. His statement that "much" of the Americas _ Asiatic fleet "remains to assist in carrying on'' the war was interpreted by naval authorities to refer to personnel lojfes and ships damaged since no sinking? of American warships in Asiatic waters have been announcid. Ac A Q'iance .. NEW YORK, March 11 </P>— STOCKS—Easy; industrials continue decline. BONDS—Mixed; rails gain, ' utilities lose. COTTON — Kasier; hedge selling continues. CHICAGO: • WHEAT — Higher; some mill buying reported. CORN—Firm; fail- shipping business. HOGS — 15-25 lower; top $13.50; trade influenced by pork price ceiling ruling. CATTLE — Choice kinds strong to 25 up: others steady. Livestock ,, KANSAS CITY REPORT KANSAS CITY. March 11 CPJ— |OSDA>— Hogs 2.500; lairly actlvr, mostly 15-25 lower than Tuesday's average; top 13.30 good to choice 170-300 Ibs. 13.10-30; sows 12.50-85. Cattle 4,000; calves 400; fed steers uneven; top good to choice offerings more active than yesterday steady to strong; medium to good short feds slo»r, steady; other killing classes of cattle mostly steady; demand rather slow for medium heifers; vcalers steady; stockers and feeders scarce in fresh receipts unchanged; choice around 1JSO Ib. fed steers 13.W good to choice yearlings 13.35; 1200-UU Ib. steers 13.00; medium to good srort ftds 10.75-12.25; mixed yearlings 1Z 50- good heifers 11.75-12.15; medium to good coirs 8.50-9.25; good to choice vealers 12.00-14.00 lev to city butchers 14.50-15.00. Sheep 5.500; no early sales; opening bids lower on slaughter lambs: asking fully steady; best fed lambs held above 12.00. FORT WORTH REPORT FORT WORTH. March 11 VP,— (USD.M — Cattle 2,100; calves 600; all classes cattle and calves slor. about steady; icod and cnolce fed steers and yearlings 10.50-12.50 common and medium 7.25-10.00; beef cows 7.25-9.00; canners and cutters 4.50-700- bulls 6.75-9.50; fat calves 8.25-12.50- culls 1.00-8.00; stocktr sUer calves 13.00 down Hcgs 2,300; mostly 25-35 lower than Tuesday'! average; some light lights oft more; top 13.35; packer top 33.25; good and choice 180-280 Ib. 13.25-35; good and choice HO-175 Ib. 13.40-13.15; packing sows 15 lower, 11.75-12.00; stocker pigs steady 1.50-10.50. Sheep 2,000; killing classes moitly steady :o strong, some sales of shorn lambs 25 higher; wooled fat lamb 10.75-11.00- fall shorn lambs up to 10.75, shorn, lambs 9.00^5; thorn yearlings 8.00-25; shorn 2-year- old wethers T.00-25; good shorn ewes 5.50- feeder lambs 9.00-50. cr steady Produce .. CHICAGO REPORT CHICAGO. March U w> _ Butter steady; market unchanged. Eggs, unsettled; current receipts 27'/,. dirties J7, checks "iK; other prices unchanged Poultry, htns. over 5 Ibj. 21»,i. S Ibs and down 25. leghorn hens 19; broilers IV- Ibs. and down, colored 22H. Plymouth "rock 23V 3 . white rock 23'/i; springs, 4 Ibs. up colored 25, Plymouth rock 27. white rock 27; under 4 Ibj. colored 24. Plymouth rock 26, -white rock 26, bareback chickens 22, rosters 15'A, leghorn roosters ll'.-j; ducis 4'A Ibs. up. colored 2114. whlic 22',i small colored 20Vi. -white 20Vi; seese. "22 Ibs. down 19, over 12. Ibj. 18; turkeyt, toms old 20, young 23. hens 27; capons 7 Ibs! up 25. under 7 Ibs. 26, slips 23. FORT WORTH REPORT .FORT WORTH. March 11 Wl — Prices to producers on produce delivered at Port worth, as paid by principal buyers, arc: JTMh eggt, Ka. 1, per rise 17.63 Hem. heavy, per pound, ISc: hens,'light, 17; fryers 22; stars and roosters 12 Turkeyt, No. 1 hem, 22; No. i gobbler! 19; l»o. 3 hens IS; No. 2 gobblers 14. KANSAS CITT REPORT KANSAS CITY. March 11 W)—Poultry md produce. 'Eggs 25r*-27Vi; springs 15- 23V4; others unchanged. Australian Campaign (Continued From Page One) boat was set afire. Elsewhere, Japanese airdromes were bombed. Texan Is Commander Of U.S. Bombers WASHINGTON, March 11. WV- The War department reported today that eight heavy American bombers, raiding Japanese shipping in the harbor of Salamaua, New Guinea, left two ships sinking, four on fire and one beached on the shore. The force o£ bombers, commanded by Major Richard H. Carmichael, dropped 18 tons of bombs on Japanese ships in the harbor, the department said. None of the planes was damaged. Carmichael, 28, was born in Texas on April 11, 1913, and is a 1936 graduate of West Point. Originally commissioned in the field artillery, he attended the air corps flying school in 1937, completing the attack course at the advanced flying school and being rated an aircraft pilot. He was transferred from Fort Douglas, Utah, to the Southwest Pacific a fe wmonths ago. His home is in San Antonio, Texas. Forty Patrol Teams Qualified For Meet Reports Wednesday from district elimination contests at Levelland and Lockney disclosed 40 patrol teams are qualified for the South Plains Boy Scout council first aid meet in Lubbock March 23, said Jack O. Stone, council executive. Four teams qualified at Levelland and three at Lockney, the reports to council headquarters advised. Qualifying teams at Levelland and their members were, in the order of finish: Owl patrol of troop 73, sponsored by Whiteface community committee, T. L. Lucas, Glen Lucas, Biil Phillips, John Wallace and Fioyd Depauw; Black Hatchet patrol of troop 24, sponsored by Levelland Rotary club Harold Ciangan, Bobby Tipps, Shirley Dean Roberts, Paul L Thatcher and Bob Johnson; Beaver ! patrol sponsored by Morton Lions Qrain.. CHICAGO BEfORT CHICAGO, March 31 W) --Dejplte weakness of rye and sojbeans, prices of which dtopped more than a. cent & bushel at one stags, the wheat market maintained stability today and scored small net rains late In the siulon. Rye and beans werij unsettled b> utop IOM liquidation )>ut 'theat, ,;orn and oatj were benelltted by demand from commercial interests, with a moderate shipping business reported In the feeding grains. So_nc brokers expn-ssed belief that was evidence of mill purchases of wheat. Wheat closed >/«-',i cent higher than yesterday. May • tlW t -K, July »1.30V'e-'.V corn unchanged to >,i up. May «S-«8V, •July 90V1; oats "A-^i up: rye '.i-l lower sojbegns unchanged to V* lower. FORT WORTH REPOET . FORT WORTH, March H (?) -^ Wheat No. i tjft red winter 1.38U-40 3 !; No 1 fjn"?: a « ordin 8 'o pro'.ein and, billing Barley'ko. 2 nom 63-64; No. 3 nom 6263. Sorghums No. 2 yellow mllo per 100 1.12-19; No. 2 while ta(l r n ulli i . li . ll . No. 3 white kafir nom 1.09-14. Corn, shelled, No. 2 white 1.04-05- Vo 2 yellow 35-97. Oats No. 2 red 62-63; No. 3 red 59-61. Official Records .. Lubfaock Courts 90TH DISTRICT K. L. Pitts. Judje Presiding Dewey Barker against Lanora Barter, suit for divorce. William J. Jones against Ruth Fern Jones, suit for divorce. Laura Belle Spence »&alnst Russell Spence, suit loi divorce. COUNTr COURT G. V. Pirdue. Judce Presidinr Mrs. Laura Beevers. application for XU&rdlanshlp of Velta Beeveri, a minor. Building: Permits Almo Sedbcrry. owner, to construct addition to residence at 1603 Avenue C $175 J. Fulton Davis, owner, to wreck build- Ing at 909 Avenue C. McWhorter Tire company, owner, and Haden Neon Sign company, contractor, to construct sign at 1002 Texas avenue, Tuil Thornton, owner, to repair -esl- jl'oo" 0 " 2 ° ! EaSt Twfnt J'- thlrd street, Warranty Deeds Mrs. Annie Clark to T. D. Moral, one- eiehth interest in lots 16 and 17 bloct 132. original town, $500. Bryan Walker and wife to Morris Davl« lots 7 to 10. inclusive, block 67 original town, 13.000. _ G. J. Glenn to Mrs. Annie Clark, one- fourth Interest In an undivided one-half interest of lots 16 and 17, blocfc 192 oriE- inal town. *10. ' b DC. Baker and wire to J. M. Ladd. 3 28> crump Five Ac " T. W. Waddll! and wife to W. r,. Joostcn iSso" bl ° Ct "' Ellwood PU « "ddition! Oil And Gas Leases ASSIOTMEXTS J. D. Hunter to Honolulu Oil corpDra- non. northeast one-fourth ot section 71 bloct 20, Lubbock county. Ji. Lend-lease Report (Continued 'From Page One) ties in the United States. However, nearly $12,985,000,000 -—the total of the first two lend- lease appropriations — has been obligated or is covered by contracts-already let. Further progress lies in the rapidity with which American industry can convert itself to wartime production. Mr. Roosevelt repeatedly emphasized that the combined and total effort of the nation is needed. Oil Rationing (Continued From Page (.ins) the New York-Philadelphia area. Ickes issued a statement saying that the industry recommendations were receiving full consideration and would be acted upon promptly, but he added: "I can not say, at this time, to what extent we shall follow the industry's recommendations. We might find it desirable to modify them." Blum Would Cooperate With Communists RIOM, Unoccupied France, March 11 (/P) — Leon Blum in a spell-binding closing peroration told the.Riom court and representatives of the American republics today that he considered the French people still faithful to the republic and declared that he personally was ready to collaborate with the Communists to fight for it. Buy A Defense Bond TODAY1 club, Jackie Dievers, George Haskins, U. B. Haskins, Oren George, jr., and Russell Bailey; anrf Red' iox patrol of troop 40, sponsored by Sundown Lions club, Donald Teague, Robert Dennis, jr., Virgil Wilson, Jerry Berg and Bill Powell.. Teams qualifying at Lcckney were, in order of finish: Quail patrol of troop 57, sponsored by Floydada American Legion; Flying Eagle patrol of troop 57; and Badger patrol of troop 59, sponsored by Lockney community committee. Names of team members were not reported. Ballenger Rites Be Today Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clock this afternoon in First Baptist church for Dr, Curtis Murray Ballenger, Lubbock dentist since 1907 who died Tuesday morning in St. Mary's hospital. Dr. C. B. Hereford, pastor, will officiate. Active pallbearers will be dentists who- have offices in the Myrick building, where Dr. Ballenger practiced. They are Drs G. C. Turner, J. B. McCo'rkle, W. J. Howard, R. B. Hutchinson, J. B. Jackson, C. C. Craig and R. L. McAllister. Honorary pallbearers will be Drs. M. C. Overton, J. T. Hutchinson, J. T. Krueger, W. L. Baugh, J. P. Lattimore, F. B. Malone, S. C. Arnett, Charles Fiel, C. J. Wagner and W. B. Price, W. B. Atkins, O* W. McLeod, Neil H. Wright, E. L. Robertson, James H. Kimmell, W. T. Gaston, J. M. Gordon, Ray Mowery, J. I. Kilpatrick, O. L. Slaton, George W. Dupree, Jack M. Randal, Jeff Watson, John Porter, Bode Adams, W. S. Posey and Fred Rogers, all of Lubbock; Dr. R. L. Rogers, Amarillo; Dr. W. B. Stephenson, Amarillo; Dr. E. O. Ellington, Big Spring; Dr. W. j! Lloyd, Plainview; Dr. J. A. Wimberly, Sweetwater; K. A. Thomas Fort Worth; Hans Wright, Henderson; J. Alford, Paris; and Sam Copenhagen, Henderson. Additional Society (Continued From Page 4) idalou Civic Club Has Program On "Texas" IDALOU, March 11. (Special)— Mrs. Frank Bledsoe was hostess and program director for the meeting of the Idalou Civic and Culture club meeting Tuesday afternoon. A program- on Texas was presented. "Interesting Happenings in Texas" were given in answer to roll call. "The Eyes of Texas" was sung by the group; Mrs. L. E. Countess talked on "So This Is Texas," Mrs. J. O. Barnhart gave "An Interesting Texas Personality" and Mrs. Bailey Guess discussed "Texas School of the Air." Guests were Mesdames "S. O. Adamson of Lubbock, W. G. Becknell of Quanah, J. M. Smith of Amarillo, Clint Gregory, J. H. Gregory and L. S. Claitor, all of Petersburg, W. B. Shelton, A. B. Steen and Donald Bledsoe and the following members: Mesdames T. L. Holt, R. L. Adamson, J. N. Marks, H. M. Lowe, N. G. Kelley, J. R. Harmon, Barnhart, R. A. Boyd, E. W. Becknell, Countess, E. T. Daniell, Guess and W. J. Grimes. Past Matrons Of OES Do Red Cross Work Red Cross knitting was done by members of the Past Matrons of the Order of Eastern Star Tuesday night in the home of Mrs. Paul Hardwick, 2307 Eighteenth street. Mrs. J. A. Goodwin was co-hostess. The organization voted to donate money for the purchase of Red Cross materials. Ten members were present. Willing ness To Pull Their Shoes Off Works But Later They Put Their Foot In It "Sure, we'll pull off our shoesa and let you see," three juveniles ' told po'.icc who were investigating burglary of Bell Ice Cream Co. office, at 819 Avenue H, Since the kids agreed so readily and all of the ?2.10 taken from a cash register was change, the officers demurred. That was Tuesday night. Wednesday, however, before Judge E. L. Pitts in a hearing, the money %vas produced. It had been in the shoes—boots in one case—all the time. The boys, stairstepping in ages 14 to 16, were found at Tenth street and Avenue G shortly after they entered the place two blocks away. John Truly and DickTre- go, police patrolmen, questioned them in a routine manner and invited them into the prowl car. Finally Admit It In front of the Bell plant, Truly noticed some empty ice cream cartons and called Trego's attention to them. "I aidn't put them there," one of the boys piped up. But Truly turned the car around and shone the headlights directly on a ripped place in a screen It had been cut open to allow entrance into the office. u Finally the boys admitted they stood on the outside and kept watch while three other boys went into the place." Mrs. Hugh Slagle Is 1940 Club Hostess Mrs. Hugh Slagle, 2119 Ninth street, was hostess to the 1940 Needle club Wednesday afternoon. Refreshments of sandwiches and spiced tea were served. Guests were Mesdames J. M. Slagle, T. J. Vallas, Fjed Hokit of Fort Stockton and little Sue Goeth. Eleven members were present. Grittenden-Lockhart Rites Are Announced Announcement was made Wednesday afternoon of the marriage of Mrs. Minnie Lee Lockhart and E. R. Crittenden which took place Monday in Clovis, N. M. The couple is at home at an apartment at 808 Avenue S. Mr. Crittenden is a reporter for Dun and Bradstreet, Inc. Book-Of-The-Month Club Meet Put Off A meeting of the Book-of-the- Month club, planned for Wednesday afternoon, March 18, has been postponed because of the death ot D r. C. M. Ballenger whose wife is a club member. The next meeting will be held April 15 in the W. L. Stangel home. See Spot SJ • • IF YOU HAVE SPOTS BEFORE TOCR ETES, nOVT SEE TUTS A FREE BRAVr.RY TitVrt will h r Given to Everyone Sitting Thrcarh The Feature. "MAD DOCTOR OF MARKET STREET" Jinj; Prevue Friday 13th • PALACE • , iu - <*"* n °t know the names >l the ,?' l L lel ' ' ooys ' one oi * her n was called Shorty, another Bill. That was as much as they knew' According to the first story the six boys were to meet Wednesday night, at a downtown theater to divide the money. Shorty, Bill, et al had taken the money, but were certain to meet the boys under arrest, their story went. It was even suggested by one of the boys that a plain clothesman go to the theater to watch for the boys. But the story did not stick. John W. Wilson, boys counselor of police, chased, around town Wednesday trying to find Shorty and Bill. Later the three boys admitted they had burglarized the place and divided the S2.10 loot evenly. Oldest of the boys is on parole from a reform school sentence in Oklahoma and the youngest, his cousin, was paroled to his parents in previous trouble for which his older brother went to the reform school at GatesvJIle. The boys will appear before Judge Pitts again this morning with their parents. Birthday Party Honor To Lora Ann Kerr As an honor to her daughter, Lora Ann Kerr, on her fourth birthday, Mrs. Jimmie Kerr, 1911 Twenty-fourth street, gave a party Wednesday afternoon. The Easter theme was featured with games including an egg hunt. Favors were Easter baskets and rabbit balloons. Pictures were made of the group. Refreshments of ice cream and cake were served to Nanette Crosby, Peggy Condray, David Ellis, Don /Morris Kerr Van Stanley Whitis, Bryan Sherrod Edwards, Jimmie Debs Farmer Phillip Morris, Phillis Morris! Bill Gene Burford and Patricia Jean Derrick of Idalou. Those "sending gifts were Don Arch King, Eva Ann Kerr, Robert Boverie and Carolyn Terrell of Lorenzo. Mothers .present were Mesdames W. W. Condray, Roy Farmer and Lorenz Ellis. Pioneer Needle Club Has Meeting Tuesday As guests of Mesdames Pebble Talley and L. D. Rankin, members of the Pioneer Needle club met in the Talley home, 1510-B Avenue M, Tuesday. Mesdames Delia Chase and G-. C. Cox were special guests. Members ' present were Mesdames E. B. Wheelock, L. C. Doyle ^; "• Simpson, H. O. Waters, R. W. Walker, E: R. Vaughn, George R. Bean, Mary F. Hinton, J. K. Miller, Anna F. Parks, Willie Brown, P. B. Penney, J. Tippie Returns And Jo Ann Starts To Feeling Better Tippie came home from "school" Wednesday and little Jo Ann Boling started feeling better right away. Jo Ann is the 3-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Boling o£ 2407 Twenty- first street and is recovering a mastoidectomy. Her dog of questionable an- cestory, the said Tippie, disappeared and Jo Ann pined for his return. • A man found the cur on Dupre school grounds and returned him to the residence, which he had learned through a story Wednesday morning in The Morning Avalanche, "We were so excited, we forgot to ask the man's name and he would not accept a reward," Mrs, Boling said. News Briefs JarrlKi AtcheSuii of the iiliTi si Walker and Atcheson, architects is now serving as an associate engineer at the U. S. Army Engineers' office in Albuquerque, N M., O. R. Walker said Wednesday, W. M. Pevehousd of 702 Avenue Q has been named as Lubbock county representative' of Southwestern Peanut Growers association, said Walter Y. Wells, administrator of the county Agricultural Adjustment administration Tuesday. Peanuts for seed may be purchased for $102 a ton for No. 1 grade, plus freight rates, on a cash basis, Credit rates are $103 a ton, plus three per cent interesl on a note due Nov. 1. The county is being asked to .plant 679 acres Seed is planted at the rate of i bushel and a hal£ per acre, or 45 pounds. Approximately $30 dagames was caused in a fire in the residence of Burton S. Burks, district attorney, early Wednesday morning. Most of the damage was to clothing in a clothes hamper thai ignited from the hfot water heater. The wall was badly scorched. W. T. Link, Clarendon, former Donley county attorney and later county judge, who announced a year ago that he would be a candidate for chief justice of the Seventh district court of civil appeals, was in Lubbock Wednesday in the interest of his candidacy. He is making a tour of this section of the district. After graduation from Cumberland Law school, Lebanon, Tenn., in 1911, he moved to Galveston and has since resided th'ere. Judge M. J. R. Jackson, present chief justice, is retiring this year. Examination 61 witnesses in the hearing of a complaint againsl Texas, New Mexico & Oklahoma Coaches, Inc., before Dr. C. E. Person, trial examiner of the National Labor Relations board, continued Wednesday afternoon, in a district courtroom at the courthouse. Several witnesses were examined. The hearing is expected to continue through most of the week. Mrs. J. H. Tate. 59, of Grassland community, near Post, was admitted to Lubbock General hospital ]ate Wednesday afternoon for treatment of a. fractured left hip sustained in a fall at her home Her condition was "fair," an au thority said, Wednesday night. The Book of Esther will be the theme of mid-week services at Lubbock Gospel tabernacle, 1503 Avenue V, at 8 o'clock tonight Charles Gilford, pastor, announced Wednesday night. The building is being remodeled to take the place of the building at 1617 'Avenue G, where services formerly were conducted. Tonight's s°" ""*" "*' n series o " . . . Because this is an all service restaurant Features Good Coffee, Complete Soda Fountain Service, Short Order Service at all times Come to McGuire's for the very best K.. C. Steaks. To Eat! 131313th St. Church Opens Observance Observance of the nlntfi anniversary of the founding of the Tabernacle Baptist church will open today at the church, Fifteenth street and Avenue N, Rev. Ben D. Johnson, pastor, said service. 1 -, would be conducted throughout the day, with lunch served at noon. The observance will continue through Sunday, when another all-day program is planned and dinner again will be served at the church. Dr. Lewis Ensminger of Fort Worth, president of the Fundamental Bible institute, will be the principal speaker. Rev. Porter. MeDougal of Roswell, N. M., will speak today and Friday. Taking part will be Rev. Jack Powers of Littlefield, Rev. A. J. Franks o£ Brownfield and other visiting ministers. The church was organized March 12, 1933, by Mr. Johnson with 18 members. Its present membership is approximately 700, with average Sunday school attendance of 300. Of 515,000 worth of property,. only approximately 10 per cent is not clear of debt. Officer Training (Continued From Page One) a part of 'its next quota. He will be inducted at the station and sen. en .c s processing station for a preliminary training period ot four months. Under the regulations a number of special forms will be signed by the applicant. Following the preliminary processing period, decision will be made by his commanding officer as to whether he is acceptable material for a commission or not Men who are injured or become m during the period, may be discharged. Eligible For Deferment Those completing their officer training period and not accept- ame for commissions, will be eligible to be placed on a deferred status and returned to their board L^n'S- 311 , to service o£ m en in that particular classification ™~ "- J -r pointed out that the take care of his personal iinn i an exam ining station When he is sent to an induction center as a part of a tak?n ty Quota his expenses will be taken care of the same as others m the quota, it was indicated Negro's Death Penalty Is Upheld By Court AUSTIN, March n ( court of criminal appeals today agreed with a Panola county district trial court that Luther Hill a nego, must die in the electric ^> The state charged Hill struck the woman in the head, bound her, soaked her hair with gasoline and ignited the fuel. She died 84 cays after the burns were inflicted. 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