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^THE MflRKHMft AVAl AKirur lubbock, T<xas,: Softurrfqy, March 21, 1 942 - -Dig! 4343 For The XVafancHe-Journal Salts Close Ch'.C Gt West PF 7.200 12'i Consolidated Aircrift 8,901) I9Vi Nash Kelvinator 4.BOO 4'i Lehlgh V Coil PF 4,300 UVi Homettake Mng 3,000 It", Socony Vacuum 3,900 6>« Gen Motors 3,300 3*'/4 Chesapeake and O _. 3,500 '* 3 'Hupp Motors 3.300 >i — 3.soo im; - - - 3.030 23»Inc Tel and Tel J.700 __ 2,600 2,600 Am Tel and Tel Gen Elec _ Sou Fac Workers >|f War Needed ^y"By'JOHN M. MECKLIH . UnUed Press Staff Correspondent .; : .WASHINGTON, March 20. — ' The United States, like Great Britain probably will have to enact legislation eventually for compulsory allocation of its manpower, labor authorities said today. : - The question was raised by the presidential order for registration Jlnder the selective service act on April 27 of '13,000,000 men be- txveen 45 and 64 years of age, inclusive. These men are too old for military service but an occupational survey of them will uncover "hundreds of thousands of hidden skills needed in war industries," the labor spokesman said. High Officials To RegUier Many of the men who will register next month will be the fathers, even the grandfathers, of men whose order numbers were determined in the last three lotteries. President Roosevelt, who was 60 on his last birthday, is within the age group but will not register because he is commander-in-chief of the armed forces. High government officials who will register in- rdude Vice President Henry A -Wallace, Secretary of the Treas- inY H.'rreYttr' __ i.ury -Henry Morgenthau, jr., Sec Mia-cont Pet — fretary of Agriculture Claude R Wickard, Attorney General Fran cis Biddle, Postmaster Genera ..Frank C. Walker, WPB Directoi Donald Nelson, Federal Securitj Administrator Paul V. McNutt and Price Administrator Leon Henderson. All members of the supreme court will be registered T except Chief Justice Harlan F ~ .Stone and Associate Justice Owen J. Roberts. Justice William O •Douglas, registered last time. Explanations Are Given President Roosevelt's new regis tration' order did not include 18 : .and 19 year olds" who, although in .eluded under the selective service law, are "not liable for military' Of U. S. Manpower Said Likelihood Market Reports The Nation Over Penn RB Stand Oil NJ G|il( Mobile and O .. 2,«0 Graham Paige 2.400 Stock List.. NEW YORK, March JO I*) Sale] In 100'« High Am Can s 59',« Am T and T 30 Anaconda _. AT and SF an nr. 22 33'i — ii 6 ______ 16 Aviation Corp ---- 12 Barnsdall Oil ---- 2 Chrysler ________ 22 Cont Oil Del __ 19 Curtiss Wright __ 2 Douglas Alrc ____ 2 _____ 3d Gen Motors ____ 38 26V. 38'i 3V« E 1 . 53V. JS'i ____ Goodyear ________ 2 Houston Oi! ____ . 10 Int Harvester __ 20 NSid-Cont Pet ____ 3 Houston Oil ____ 10 ; service. „' Selective service officials gave > two possible explanations why the younger group was not ordered to register: . 1. That Mr. Roosevelt may plan to "catch" these men as they turn ;20 in registrations to be helc .every January while the war lasts - The youngest men now eligible ; f or the draft,are those who were "20 on or before last Dec. 31. To Be Registered Later ; 2, That the younger group which :totals about 2,500,000 may be reg- -istered later in the year after the ••older men have been listed and "sent occupational questionnaires •This Plan appeared most probable i" : Officials - emphasized that oc- .cupational questionnaires, which ;are being sent to all selective ser?vice registrants, must not be con- -Jused with the questionnaires sent • to men prior to their draft classification. : Women To Do Work WPB plans to bring at least 10,..000,000 new workers into war industries this year. There is some •doubt already that this can be ^done.without compulsory labor allocation, it was said, although a - 1 *s y-irfA. . vti«but*.>»_ -. f ii_ . t : large number of I will be worn en . ' these workers , "They've'had legislative power /of this sort in England since early •-in the war," an employment ser;vice spokesman said, "but they've -had to use it only in a few thous- ,-and cases. ;". "Much more important right t now is the fact that we. have no 1 single agency to decide who works 'and who fights. Without such an .agency a real conflict is bound to .develop between industry and the 'army as manpower becomes 1« •plentiful." {Building Figure 'Continued From PSEP One) ; at $267,550 and for the week at ($131,543. j. To be issued within the next jfew days is the permit for the 15515,000 federal low-rent housing •[project in northeast Lubbock for • which the site now is being clear_;ed. r Still another permit to be is^sued soon will be one for around |5250,000 for expansions of. the city {'electric plant, where installation jLpf a new $225,000 Diesel generat- . ring engine is being completed. }• Another probability is a permit ibefors long for a defense housing [project in northxvest Lubbock to {provide quarters for non-com: : missioned officers and civil ser- jvice employes stationed at Lv.b- jbock Army Flying school. I\ T o definite information is available con- Jceming this project, although the Jreports here are that the cost {probably will approximate $500,• 000. I" All that, so- far as information is concerned, may represent {about all the building likelv to be jdone in Lubfaock until the" emer- Jgency is over. Present indications tare, officials said, that there is sure ?to be a sharp lag, and possibiy an ^almost complete stoppage, in resi- ,dence construction, t- ^fficials admit that thev will be ^surprised i£ the final building to- j.tal for Lubbock - during J942 Breaches $2,500,000. That, as officials point out, would be a sub- "stantial sum. but would be more k than $1,000,000 less than any an- ,-nual total in Lubbock during the 'past five years. {Fun Night Program Is {Given For Children ?; Thiry-fivc children participated Jin a .fun" night program led by jFirst Presbyterian church young •people Friday night in the Com- |munity center, at Sixth street and {Avenue B. ; Hosts were Dorothv Weiss. Juan- ;ita Parker and G. B. Hutchings. ,Thcy were assisted by Mr?. Faivy >Holt. Mrs. H. A. Beaiy and .1. K. . 'BarncU, 'lesdcrs. . . . YTPA-City recreation Pacfcird _________ Pan-Am Airwars __ Penney _ _ Phillips 50 3 j IB ____________ 19 Sears Roebuck ____ 8 Shell Union Oil „ 6 Socony Vac ____ <0 Sou Psc __________ 23 SO MJ ____________ 26 Stone and Webster i Tex Pac ___ _ 2 Co --------- so --------Tex Giilt Pro4 ____ 5 Tex Pac C and O __ 4 US Ruober ____ 7 US Steel __ 19 WU Tel ___ . 5 . 13 li'.'t 85 3*'i ' 2'i 48'ii lO'.i 7 11 34 Vi «'/i 10 32 ! /4 2'.'* LOT 59 mn 535. 23 J i 34'. 41 64 33T1 8'V IMi 33'.; 50!', 25 Close 59! H7T. 26 VI 3? 53' 18 3 , 23? 3<V 13! 42 48 10 ',4 11 32','. 5'.'= H'i SO'.', 25 NEW TORK CDRB Am Cyan B 10 Ark Nat Gas A 5 Cities Service 12 2'.i 31'A 30V* 31'.'* Kl Bond and _ 5R Gulf Oil _____ ^ ____ 4 s Humble Oil 26V, 47',, e*'« 2V. 25=1 26 ! 1 Lone St»r G»s 13 'Wall Street.. DECLLVES FRACTIONAL NEW YORK, March 30 f/Pj—It was « n other case of lightening commitments as n week-end precaution In todiy.i stock market and leading issues cist their prlrci by fractions to & point or 10. The Aiiocltted Presi tverage of SO stocks iv»s off .2 of a point at 34 7 th» decline wiping: out the MacArthur 'rally on St. Patrick's daj. Transfers of 276000 shares compared with 274.800 Thursday. Amonr storks down a point or more at -lew lows for the year were American Telephone, International Harvester and Homestake Mining. One of the few issues to record a new 19« tilsh. was Chicago Great Western, preferred which ended • net etin of s ,i. On the offside were tr. S. steel. General Motors. U. S. RuTjber, Consolidated Edison. Kennecott, Phelpi Dodge Westine- housf. du Pont, Union Carbide. Montsom- erj- Ward. Standard Oil (NJI. Union Pacific, Chesapeake and Ohio, 6ant«. Fe and Pennsylvania. Cotton.. NEW ORLEANS REPORT NSW ORLEANS. March 20 <#, — Scattered liquidation and hedge sellins against Commodity Credit corporation sales caused easiness In cotton futures here today Closing prices were steady 3 to 3 points net lower. If ay July Oct. Dec. ^_: Jan. March B—Bid. ' High Low Close -18.64 18.59 18.81 18/i5 18.71 13.74 19.00 IS.97 18.93B 19.01 19.00 19.00B , 19.01B 19.09 18.03 18.08B NEW TORK REPORT NEW YORK, March 20 (f)—Ught commission house selling. Inspired by the'salt a gram prices, was enough to force cot- , ton futures quotations 5 to 20 cents a bale lower today. Buylrjjr consisted chiefly of mill chases ajalnst orders tor textiles. pur- The or exes. The imal glnntnr report, showing 10 723 751 bales ginned to March 1. about 247000 under the government's final crop estimate of Dec. 11 had little effect on the and Sales of cotton EOOI rntJVf Md th ' r ™ ul<1 need considerable cotton for summer use if stocks were to b- maintained near the present levels May .?W»_I-«' l-«t July Oct. Dec. Jan. March Middling spot 20.24N, off 1. N—Nominal. 18.62 18.57 18.55-81 18.71 18.31 18.7S 18.17 18.32 18.80 18.81 13.S3N 18.90 13.86 Loyalty Is Pledged By Sulphur Springs SULPHUR SPRINGS, March '0 is no — — —-.v,.*. VJJ. J.(,iA»VJ»J. i*J W—Asserting that "this 15 no time for bickering and rowing among ourselves," a group of Sulphur Spring business men pledged "renewed loyalty and confidence in our leadership" in calling a statewide unity rally here for April 9. Rep. . Wright Patman has accepted an invitation to speak at the rally. ^ A telegram fom the sponsors :o Patman. Speaker Sam Rayburn, and Son. Tom Connally, of Texas, said in part: "It will take all our efforts to whip Hitler, Mussolini and the Japs without expending any effort fighting among ourselves . . we \vant the nation to know we Believe in our president and our Congress and are not in accord with these indignation meetings being held in Texas and other places." Soviet-Jap Fishing Agreement Renewed MOSCOW, March 20. My-The \UESian government announced .onight a one-year extension of the Soviet-Japanese fisheries agreement which expired last December. A protocol to this effect was iigned today at Kuibyshev by \ndrei J.. Vishinsky, vice-commissar of foreign affairs, and Lt. Gen \osnitsugu Taiekawa, relirin" Japanesr ambassador to Russia." The announcement of the agre^- ment said there had been "an exchange of notes on tho question." Under terms of the extension, :he Japanese agreed that their fishing companies would not bid .iisniiiK companies would not bid . ^"'"uiis Jrom .ruiarkov, ke during auctioning at five of the CIly on tiie southwestern front). [2 fi^hin:? FfrnnnHc f\n M^U^^U 4U* At tlip r*vfr^m.> e^xufu ~r *L 12 fishing grounds on which the rent period expired last December. The Japanese also agreed to jay 20 per cent mw-e <r.n all pay- nents mso'e by their fishing companies Spotlight Stocks *. A t A r^i™ «» YOB* March » O^e, «*. A * A (jiOnCC , , inj price and net change oJ the Jtftee • •— -• m«t »ctlve stock« today: Set NEW YOflK, Mar. 20. OP)— STOCKS — Easy; slow decline continues. BONDS—Steady; some rails improve. COTTON—Lower; commission house selling. CHICAGO: WHEAT — Lower; lagging, flour demand; favorable crop outlook. CORN — Lower; shipping business offsets weakness in sympathy with wheat. HOGS—Steady; top $13.60; dressed pork higher. CATTLE — Steady; very small salable run. G eood to choice 170-330 Ibj SOKJ 13.60-12 90 Livestock .. KAXSAS Cm' REPORT KANSAS CITY,-March 20 >jf, —(USDA1 —Hogs 800; fairly acdve to a'.l interests steady to 10 higher than Thursday's «.ver- *ge: top 1J -- • 13.25-13.10: __.„„. Ctttle eoo; calves JOO; killing cla«e» cattle generally steady in a cleanup trade- vealers mostly stead?; stockers and feeders unchansed; light to moderate supply hel< by dealers: no beef steers of consequence offered: odd lots medium heitrs it 9 5010.,S. leu- good cows 9.00; good to choice •tiers 12.00->4.00 few to U.SO Sheep 800: lambs actlre; steady to strong; sheep steady; choice 73 Ib. native spring lambs 13.50; odd lots good to choice trucked-ln native lambs 11,50; 108-114 in Kansas limbs 11.25 and 11.35; slaushtcr eires downward from «.7S. FORT WORTH EEPOHT FORT WORTH, March 20 (P, lUSDA) Cattle 600. Calves 200. Steady; common and medium bee! steers and yearlins« 3.0010.00. sood loadj 10.50-11.25. very !e» higher; beef cowt 7.00-9.00. canners and cutters 4.50-7.00; ' " calves 8.50-12.00. ^.. 0 qualltied stocker* scare*. HOJJ 1.900. Mostly 15-25c loKer than Thursdays average; top 13.00; paid br paclttra lor good and choice 180-2KQ Ib averages: good and choice 1CO-175 Ib Jr 13 ' 90 ' P ackin S sows and pigs steady. ... bulls 7.00-9 00- killlnc culls 7.00-825- zoot .. n -' :s ' 12 - 00 ' «'°<:ker pigs 10.50 Sheep 1.700. Killing classes steady; good feeders unsold: srooled fat lambs II 0( down, clipped lambs mostly medium grades at 8.25. woolcd yearlings 9.50. shorn 2- year.-old wcthen 7.25. shorn a B ed wetheri Q flown, Produce. . CHICAGO REPORT CHICAGO. March 20 if, — Butter firmer: creamery 83 score 31V«-35',i: 82 34'V other prices unchanged. Eggs firm;' f res h graded, extra firsts 28!i. cars 29; firsts 28',,, MM 23: ilcsti. icca! 1l',\, csrs 2g',i storage p&cked extras SO'.i, firsts 30; other prices unchanged. Poultry live, steady to firm; hen,, over ,.]?: -?•• * lb - »»,<« down 26, leghorn hens Jif?' b r° llcrs ' 214 lb. and down, colored 23Vi. Plymouth rocs: 76, white rock 25- ri^t ™ * l b ," up ' c °t°«<1 =6, Plymouth rock 28. white rock 3T.i; under 4 lb colored 23',i Plymouth rock 26, white rock 25; bareback . chickens 22. roosters is'i eghorn roosters HVi: ducks. 4'i lb. color:d 22, white 23. small, colored 21 white 21: geese. 12 lb. down 19. over 12 lb is- .urteys, toms. old 20. younr 23. hens' 23 : Capons. 7 lb. up 2a. under 7 Ib. 28. slip. MacArthur's Plans (Continued From Page One) great range, it added, an enemy bomber was hit and crippled. No Substantial Damage New enemy air raids on the Solomon islands resulted in no sub- itantial damage and no casualties Allied aircraft , continued in ;trong counter-action, of which official details were scarce. The day brought a new increase in the Allied = forces, with the arrival of detachments of American airmen from fallen Java and Brit- sh and Australian troops from Singapore, and was one o£ still rising confidence in Allied ability to hold on. Prime Minister John Curtin, announcing that Gen. MacArthur would reach the Australian capital of Canberra on Tuesday to confer with the war council, expressed full confidence in the general's aggressive promise that the Phil- ppines -would yet be reclaimed. Will Regain Losses "What he says is the truth," declared the prime minister. "We will hold what we have and will take back what we lost. _ "Gen. MacArthur's gallant "men n the Philippines will find Aus- :ralia and her Allies advancing towards them." In the first rffficial inspection of a United States Army camp, the Australian army minister, Francis Forde and Maj. Gen. Stantke ad- utant-general of the Australian army, reviewed the troops while the bands played the. "Star Sangl- ed Banner." In a speech later to Australians, torde said this country, encouraged by arrival of the Americans, was determined that future tactics against the Japanese would be aggressive and offensive and that Australians would fight shoulder- o-shoulder with the Americans. He said the Americans appeared :o be in fighting trim and their ixemplary behavior had made a me impression. Australia needs more bombers anti-aircraft guns and generai equipment, Forde said, and prac- ically everything will come from the United States.. Conferences started among Aus- ralian and American Armv officers which were expected to result n the selection of an Allied war Council to hold fundamental con- rol or all military operations — a •ouncil expected to include MacArthur and other ranking Amerian officers ^long with the chiefs >£ the Australian for.ces. Reds Apply Pressure (Continued From Page One) ortified village and brought death to 413 of the 3lst German engineers battalion. (Dispatches from Stockholm to Condon said the Germans were burning and blasting military tore.? and equipment preparatory o retreating from Kharkov, key . At the extreme south of the continent-wide battle line, the Rusians said their Black ?ca fleet .nd coastal batteries had ?ma?hed s German fortifications around Sevastopol. jrain. . CHICAGO KEPOXT CHICAGO. March 20 {.v> —Grain prleei were «t virtually the loVest jc-neral level of the j-eir tao'ay as the market slumped badly arounil m'.d-svsslon before reeainmj part of Hi loss, Wheat closed >i to 1V'« cents lower lh»n yesterday. May tl.26(j 1.25 1 ;., July »l,27T««j 1.28;. corn '.'. to V* down, May 87687'.., July l3V t ; oats ',', to »i off; ry» V. to ->i, Iswrr; soybeans S'.i to 5>i lower arc! lard unchanged »t ceilings. M»T oat.« closed at »'??*'*' f}e " ;!iS7 '* i * nd soybeans FORT WORTH REPORT PORT WORTH. March 20 t.f,— Wheat Ho. I soft red winter 1.3S-.18; No. 1 bird 1.28-31. Barley .No 2 nom 64-65; No. 3 nom i 64. Sorghums No, 2 yellow mllo per JOO i ic u° m 1-ll "" : No - * white '"' lr nom Corn, shelled, No. 3 whit* 1.03-04- No S yellow 95-91. O«ts No. t ltd «3'/4-1«'/i. Official Records ., Marriage Licenses R. C. BUfle, «, and Mrs. Mildred Mahon, 15, both of Lubbock. Lubbock Court? 99TK DISTRICT • E. I.. Pitts, Jntft Presiding B. B. Williams nsnlnst Dorie Jo Williams, application to try title and possession. OzelU Liudsey against William B. Llnd- sey, suit for divorce. COUNTY C. V. Parduo. Judj* Presidinr W. G. Wllfon af»insc C. F. Thompson suit on account. Neptune Meter company agelnse O. H Campbell, transferred from Justice of the Peace Court, Precinct 1. Place 3. possession oi property anc! damages. Guaranty Finance companv of Texas a corporation, against Gerald "Stafford, 3 uit on debt and foreclosure of chattel mort- £»ge. Building Permits Lubbock Independent School- District owner, ana J. L. Hair Construction com- P»ny, contractor, to construct one-story brick and tile addition to Lubbocfc Senior High school, 2000-block Nineteenth street $24.000. Csmp-0-Tel. owner, and ~Haden Neon Sign company, contractor, to erect all- ?io Ui net>Q slgn at !035 Coll «S« avenue, V. L. Ells, owner, and Gotten Insulating company, contractor, to Insulate building «t ills Twentr-flfth street JSO. C. J. Qulnlan, owner, and 8. E. Holt sub-contractor. to construct one-story '•me residence and garage detached, J3,- Mrs. W. J. Burt. owner, and .1. w. Glas. aw. Jr.. contractor, to construct one-story boxed Barege a« 2«3 Third sireet <150 Rabbi. Isadora Garsek. owner, 'and ROT Glvenj. contractor, to construct one-storV frame addlton to residence at 2610 Twenty-fifth street, S350. Warranty Deeds K. W. Hollyfltld »ud wife to K. G. Sooz- er. -ots 3, 3, 3. and 4 at block is, or.'zln- al town of Shallowater. tl.200. and wife, lot 6. block 28° of 'Ellwoed"^"!' addition. $5.500. R. E. Gee and wife to L. W. Saibburv lot 20, block 65 of Overton ndditlon, $3,325! European Executions (Continued From Page One) peace in the Balkans ... I ask nothing of Bulgaria." Coupled with these ominous signs from the Balkans were accounts of brutal, mass machine- gun executions of 4,000 Serb-patriots, of new arrests among restive Belgians and Frenchmen and harsher restrictions on Jews. Y u g o slav government sources in London, quoting from eyewitnesses, told how the Serb men and boys were mowed down late last November after Hitler personally had invoked a 100-for.l reprisal against Yugoslavs unconverted to the fuehrer's "new order." Houses Were Searched The belated eyewitness accounts said the roundup o£ the Serbs started in Kragjevas a month after Hitler issued his personal order. "Germans started to search all houses for the men." the Yugoslavs related. "The men were led out of town. Nobody knew the reason for the measure. "The Germ ans rounded up about 6,000 .men and boys, from 15 to about 50. Although bewildered, all were not unduly perturbed and some even sang throughout the night. Divided Into Group* "On.Tuesday, Nov. 21, the German soldiers proceeded to divide the thousands into batches of 40. Armed guards then led these groups into fields and bushes and began to work their machineguns on them. "About 100 schoolboys with school books stili in their hands were with them. The number executed was more than 4,000. According to an official statement of the mayor of Kragujevic, about 60 per cent, of the whole male population was killed." Across the continent, German authorities in Brussels announced yesterday that 50 Belgians had been arrested as Communists and ordered deported to eastern Europe in reprisal for recent "terrorist" attacks in Belgium. Worken Axe Needed The arrest of 13 persons, including a woman, was announced n Nazi-occupied Paris. They were accused of operating a Communist sropaganda center known as 'The Women's Worldwide Committee Against War and Fascism." To help relieve a growing labor shortage in Germany, the Aneia news agency reported in London :hat the Nazis had ordered that official subsidies given some 75,000 to 100,000 Dutchmen would be cut off unless they agreed to migrate to the Reich. Jews were the target of new -estrictions in the Axis countries of Hungary, Bulgaria and Slovakia. Martinique Was Almost Seized WASHINGTON, March 20. W>)— An incident'involving a German submarine nearly precipitated United States' seizure of the French island of Martinique recently, and authoritative source disclosed today. . The submarine entered the havbor of Fort de France on Feb. 21 and sent ashore a wounded member of its crew. Word of the U-boat's arrival quickly reached Washington and it was promptly established that the submarine took on no supplies and did not attempt to open communication with anyone on the island. Nevertheless, in view of the critical situation in the Caribbean, a communication immediately was sent to the French government through Ambassador WJliam D. Leahy at Vichy warning that government that the United States could not permit the use 'of French western hemisphere ports by Axis warships or planes for any purpose. Vichy Complies It was made clear that unless the United States received categorical assurances that the French government would riot again allow any Axis submarine or warplane to visit any French western hemisphere possessions the United States would find itself compelled to take such action as would protect its own interests. What such action would be was not stated, but the warning was emphatic enough to carry the implication that if it became necessary for the United States to take over the protection of Martinique itself it would not hesitate to do so. Several diplomatic exchanges followed this warning, the upshot of which was that the Vichy government gave the categorical assurances that, no Axis vessels or planes henceforth would be permitted to enter French ports or territorial waters in the western hemisphere under any pretext Army Bombers Boost Total WASHINGTON, March 20. I — The addition of a Japanese cruiser to the mounting total of enemy ships sunk or damaged by American Army bombers in the aerial hit-run battle to forestall an invasion of Australia was reported today by the War department. . Striking at a distance of possibly 800 miles from their bases two bombers made a direct hit or a large cruiser in the harbor oi Rabaul, on the island of New Britain. Belatedly reported from Gen Douglas MacArthur's Australian headquarters, the , attack took place Wednesday, a communique said. It followed a foray made the day a single long range bomber on a Japanese-held airport at Koepang, on the island of Timor, sone 1,500 miles to the west. Reported By Curlin (The Rabaul raid appeared to have been reported yesterday by Prime Minister John Curtin of Australia who announced at Melbourne" that "our aircraft" bombed a cruiser, scoring a direct hit on the stern which sent smoke belching from the vessel. Near misses were observed, he said, on two other large craft.) The War department's announcement was coupled with disclosure that 14 Army officers and an enlisted man accompanied Gen. Douglas MacArthur on his spectacular transfer from the Philippines to Australia. The party also included Mrs. MacArthur and their youthful son Arthur. News- Briefs An Argentina law provides for an eight-hour day and 48-hour vork week. [ BOTTLE GAS FOB SALE 1 53.00—100 Ib. botile tl QC S«s on sale ^ I ,rS P. K. GAS * I | CO. t Mil«« Cicero Myrick.Will Be Buried Today SEMINOLE, March 20 (Special) Final rites for Cicero Myrick, construction worker who died Thursday of burns suffered in flames of Jennings hotel, will be read at 10 o'clock Saturday morning in Singleton Funeral chspel here. He was about 40 years old. Burial will be in Seminole cemetery. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Myrick, came here today from Portales, N. M. A sister, Mrs. J. B. Gibson, lives at Pampa and also will attend services. Myrick's badly burned body was taken to Davidson hospital Jn Sea- araves. He died about three hours after reaching the hospital. The building was only partially damaged by the blaze. Reciassification Of Aii Aliens Ordered WASHINGTON, March 20 (.f>— A reclassification of all aliens, including enemy aliens, has been ordered by the selective sen-ice system, informed persons said today. Under existing practice, aliens who have not stated their intention to become citizens "of the United States have been put in the 4>C classification, while :hose aliens who have declared .intention to become citizens have been given the same classifications as citizens. The new order, however, would require reexamination of 'all the former group of aliens. If they are found eligible for class 1-A they will be inducted into the armed forces. DR. J. B. McCORKLE DENTIST 307 RIpTick Buitdins Uibb^ck, Texas Phone B59) Following thr*e weeks of cs.rc in the veterans hospital in Amarillo, Edgar Inmon has returned to his 2524 Twentieth street residence. Edgar is a son of Peace Justice and Mrs. J. T. Inmon of 2216 Seventh street. J. T. Inmon, justice of th<» peace, perloi-med his 193rd wedding ceremony at 3 o'clock Friday morning at his 2216 Seventh street residence. Exchanging the marital vows were E. B. Reinhavdt, jr., 21, and Miss Edna Faye Cone, 18, both of Lubbock. Mr. and Mrs.'Sylvan Skibell of 3313 Twenty-second street are parents of a 7-pound 10-ounce daughter born at 9:22 o'clock Fr-'day morning in Lubbock General hospital. The father is a clerk in Hub Clothiers. Bonds totaling $2,500 were s«t Friday by Judge G. V. Pardue when Thomas O. Cagle, 34, pleaded innocent of three charges of liquor law violation. Meldon Leslie of the liquor control board signed the complaints, charging sales of whisky in each case. G. B. Laird posted $1,000-bond on a liquor law violation charge. Two Mexican boys, IS and 16 years old, both of whom have served reformatory sentences, will be returned to Gatesville today by Cap Moore, deputy sheriff. Judge E. L. Pitts has sentenced each to four years in the reform school, officials said. Joseph R. Griggs of College Station, former Lubbock county school superintendent, is in Lubbock attending the West Texas Teachers association convention. He is a deputy state superintendent of schools. Next regular meeting of the Marine Corps League of Lubbock, organized recently, will be Wednesday night in the ' American Legion hall, according to an announcement by President W. M. Ryan. Meeting will begin at 8 o'clock. Five new members are announced, Stanley P. Thompson, Marion L. Dunlap, John T. Wilkins, Joseph C. Leach and Tim L. Reagan. Membership now is 27, Ryan announced. Miss Sophie Alice Hardgrave, graduate of Texas Technological college and .-laughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Hardgrave of 2418 Twentieth street, will begin duties March 28 as teacher of physical education in McKinley school at AmariUo. She now is teaching in Plainview High school. Miss Hardgrave is here to attend the West Texas Teachers association meeting. Miss Ann Kelly, who underwent major surgery March 8 at West Texas hospital, is convalescing at the home of her sister, Mrs. J P Giles at 2517 Twentieth street. Miss Kelly is employed by Stewart and Benson clinic. Joe Bowman of Lubbock Friday night said he had been informed that his mare McDonald Diamond had won first place in the fine harness class of the horse show at the Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock show. The mare also won third place in the five-gaited class. Another Bowman entry, a horse named Edna May's Major, placed fifth in the fine harness class, he said. Labor Complaints (Continued From Page One) president of the CIO, appeared before the sub-committee, engaged in an investigation of labor rela^ tions as they "affect war production, to oppose special wartime labor legislation. As they spoke there came from the White House final evidence that the administration had- no plans to support wartime abrogation of the provisions of the wage- hour Jaw requiring pay at one and one-half times the regular rate for work in excess of 40 hours Weekly. Oil Production Order Is Expected Monday AUSTIN, March 20 (ff>h-A statewide oil production order for April probably will be announced next Monday or Tuesday, Railroad Commission Chairman Ernest O. Thompson declared today. Thompson added the commission would not complete the order until it had received returns from a questionnaire to producers of crude adaptable to processing for high octane gasoline. The chairman explained the purpose of the questionnaire was to determine if operators actually were using assigned allowable in the production of military aviation gasoline and related products. Woman Turns In Her Hubby Army Deserter MERCER, Pa.. March 20 (J) — A 29-year-old xvoman, who snid she "did no more than my duty," helped police apprehend her husband as a deserter from the Army. Sheriff Alex Elliott disclosed ;'o- day the husband. Claude Fredericks, 29. was seized at the wife's home after she had tipped police he would be there Wednesday night. Britain's Ministry of Food has ordered a further <:ut of 10 per cent in the production of malt whiskey. Night School DRAUGHON'S BUSINESS COLLEGE Lubbock Dial 5544 Teachers Will End Meet Today (Cont'iiued From Page One) sciences at Texas Technological college. Also nominated and approved by the "house of delegates" wen. the following committees: District executive committee: Hayes Holman, superintendent oi schools at Post; Dan W. Powers dean of boys at Lubbock Senior Hig] school, and Laas of Plainview. Representatives to the state house of delegates, persons on the business transacting body oJ the state association, include: Joe Nicewarner of Morton, Gene McCulloch of Seagraves, Leifeste of Lubbock, A. L. Pace of Tahoka Ray D. Brown of Levelland, Mrs. J. M. Burleson of Meadow, Ruth Cunningham of Plainview, B. T Rucker of Shallowater, Mrs. W P- Low of Big Spring, Charles Matthews of Colorado City, G B Wadzcck pf Spur, A. N. Boyd of Rails, Robert Linder of Floydada, Mae Weakley of Denver City and Frank Monroe of. Midland. Drastic Action Urged The nominating committee included Dan \V. Powers, chairman- E. E. Hancock, Rails; Emmett Smith, Brownfield; Holman, Post; and P. O. Smith, Whiteface. Not only did" references to the current world holocaust and the resulting problems and questions find their way into the addresses of principal speakers, but also in the various sectional and divisional meetings held Friday -afternoon. Especially was this true-in the trustees' section at \vhich recommendations for a resolution calling for a showdown and action in Washington in regard to the handling of parents who forbid their children to salute and pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States, were named. Under the war emergency, it was agreed that Congress should put a stop to such un-Americanism. Resolutions Are Approved (It will be recalled that Lubbock's school board recently took action barring three children from the public schools here because of their refusal to. comply with the allegiance to the flag request.) Also recommended to the resolutions committee, headed by Rucker, and approved .by that body in executive session later were requests that the 40-hour week be abolished as well as strikes in defense industry ancl demands that excess profits by industry on governmental contracts be halted 'immediately. The reauest for action concerning refusal to salute 'Old Glorv'" also was okayed. . Other resolutions of the .committee also approved action on teachers salaries and- qualifications. Another sectional meeting in which the changing world entered the discussion was that of the association of Childhood Education division over which Mrs'. Lee Fulton of'Brownfield presided' Principal speaker at the session was Miss Dysart, who emphasized the part, child education was to play in the future and the affect the present crisis might have, on students. Luncheon Is Held Approximately .60 teachers attended the luncheon of the intermediate section at the Hilton hotel Friday C. E. Blount, principal of Sudan High school, presided. Dr. Robert L. Sutherland, director 9f the Hogg foundation at Austin, spoke. In discussing some common causes of inability of teachers to do the best possible job, he said that, "In history of education we have been caught m the whim of fads." Education accepts one view, then someone wilt come along with another view. A fencing match by Edouard Blitz and J. W. Martin was a feature of the program. Dr. Jtilien Paul Bhtz wesented some of the history of fencing before the de monstration. Training Of Skilled Workers Is Urged Need for "training our boys back to the aristocracy of skilled labor was expressed by Dr John fc. Brown, president of John Brown university at Siloam K p ,£ ng \ A ^ k -' in a s Peech at the nign school section banquet Fri dav night in Lubbock hotel •Discussing the shortagk of skilled carpenters, mechanics and other skilled labor. Dr. Brown said he long ago had prophesied that America either would "have to open the doors to foreign immigration to secure skilled workers or would have to - train its own youths as skilled workmen. Psoneer In Vocational Field A believer in ' the three-fold education of the "head, heart and Produce Company Is Burglarized Thursday Someone battered a door open and burglarized Independent Produce and Cold Storage Co., at 243' Avenue H, Thursday night. Aubrey Fswver, acting assistant chief of police, said. Four cases of cgcs. valued at S30. were taken, it was discovered Friday morn;ng. A 20-year-old negro was held for investigation of theft of SH worth of clothing from another negro. Bicycle thefts and recoveries were even—E. L. Campbell of 220 i College avenue reported his wheel stolen and plice recovered a stolen bike. Dr. Walter J. Howard DENTIST | <03 Myrick Bid;*. Dial 562J Negro Has Trouble With Questionnaire D, W. Robertson explained lo the 37-yeai--old negro there were only four line's devoted to dependants on the draft questionnaire, . "Well, suh, Ah wants all seven of my chilluns on it," was the reply of the negro, whose questionnaire Robertson was filling out. Robertson again explained there were only four liner. The negro persisted. "The gov'ment is goin''to give me $7 apiece for man wife and seven chilluns, so Ah's goin' to enlist in the Army," the black further explained. "You've .been misinformed," Robertson told him, and continued with only four dependents listed, French Hurt By Retreat Orders RIOM, March 20. WP) — The worst blow to the French army's morale was the order to fall back on the Maginot line after penetrating into the Waarndt forest the first month of the war, Gen. Fernand Leuclud testified today. He was the eleventh witness to appear before the specials court trying five former leaders of France for responsibility for-defeat. "I believe there were different things that temporarily influenced the troops," Lenclud said. "The first was that one of the reasons given for the advance was to'make it possible for Alsatians to return to their abandoned villages. • Cosily' In Casualties ' "The advance was costly jn casualties. When the order came to abandon the positions, leaving-behind our villages and our losses, the troops did not understand." •; The general 'added, however, they got over it late." • : (The withdrawal from positions in advance of. the Maginot line was announced by the French high command on Oct. 22, 1939. It was in this area near Saarbruecken that advance French and German patrols fought a lengthy series of engagements which resulted in numerous casualties on bpth sides during the first month of the war.) Lenclud was emphatic 6n the subject of lack of equipment, saying men left on the. campaign without blankets and it sometimes took three months to supply them. RAILROAD MAN DIES 'AUSTIN; March 20 Wj-^-Walter Raleigh Smith, sr., 78, once general agent for the Southern Pacific lines and the man who opened the first city passenger agency in Austin, died here today. ' .. ' . hand'^Dr. Brown is a pioneer V the field of vocational education. John-Brown university is in itself a community, where the students work and study, participate m mtra-mural but not intercollegiate athletics and have their own social life. "Instead of working our waV to an education, we should edu- f.?,r e -°u r way to work,"-he'said. We should train youth to live by training youth to make a living." J. A. Co f fey of Big Spring was chairman at the banquet. Floyd Honey of Lubbock was elected chairman for next year. The Treble Clef chorus, directed by Mrs. Elois Elliott, with piano accompaniment by Mrs. Paul Laverty, sang. Dr. Frasier Speaks To A.C.E. Meeting Addressing s banquet- meeting •t ,L A - C - E - ^Association of iildhooc! Education), Dr. George W. Frasier, president of Colorado Stale College o £ Education, of Greeley, emphasized through the medium of a "fairy story" centering, around animal and bird life, that a child should be tau n ht the thing for which he or she is most logically fitted. A salmon could never learn to . y, nor an eagle to swim, he said, inferring that all children are not the same and cannot be expected to readily learn a methodical course of study. • . ,? r ". w - B - Irvin, superintendent o£ Lubbock schools and immediate past president of the Texas State Teachers association,'spoke briefly preceding Dr. Frasier. He said education had moved along dur- ins the past few months at terrific pace, citing a proposal for streamlining education with a three-division school system. This includes six years elementary, three years high school ancl three years of college work, all to be finished by age 18. The present system, he said, has too long failed to offer children the 1hin"s they want to know, and should know, when they want to know Mrs. Doyle D. Jackson presided at the meeting that was attended fay about JOO. Tables .were arranged in the patriotic V formation. Several entertainment numbers preceded the addresses. Need Money For Auto Tags Easier? Payment Plan Schedule SIO Loans - weetlj payment f!f> Loans - M.<SO ^eekl, paj-menJ SIS Loans - 31.8s weekly oarmcnt SIO Loans - $ 2 . S1 » e£kly Baynicn j S.W Loins - won Wecsl7 ni7Taent Payments Made Larger if You Wish AMERICAN FINANCE (0. CO! Ln&boct Nafl B!di_. Dial MM

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