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MORNING AVALANCHE Dial 4343 For Th« Avolcmgrit.JournQl Of fleet Is Held Committee \ ; WASHINGTON, March 23 <u.» —Seti. . Kenneth McKellar, D., Terin., declaring that the government "is making mollycoddles out . ot- our, people," today proposed to replac«; the National Youth ad- aunistristion and the Civilian Conservation corps with a $25,- 000,000 war training program. fc The program would train arti- jsns, mechanics and machinists Jor the armed services and would be-under the administrator of Vocational Education in the Bureau pf Educstion. ., McKeller offered his proposal at a hearing before the Senate labor committee on his bill to abolish fhe NYA and CCC at the end of this year, i- Praised By FDR * He pointed out that the two agencies received appropriations totalling $397,767,000 last year. ) McKellar conferred Saturday jvith President Roosevelt in connection with his bill, which would carry out a recommendation of the joint committee on non-essen- . ^al expenditures, headed by Sen. Harry F. Byrd, D., Va. McKellar is a member of the committee. -White House Secretary Stephen T. Early said Saturday that the president felt the NYA and CCC .were making valuable contributions to the war effort and should Jbe continued. , McKellar's proposal for the new -training program was offered as Jin amendment to his bill and Jjvould limit enrollment to young •men of 18 to 21. It provides that tthey be trained for the armed services exclusively, and not for private industry. Equipment now used in NYA vocational training V-ould be transferred to the Bu- jreau of Education. •Nelson's Warning ;• (Continued From Pase One) )ment, maintain their membership.) The conference also denounced =what it called the "current campaign against labor" and asked for jan investigation of what it termed •a "conspiracy" originating in Tex£s. and Oklahoma "in which a jmmber of people and organizations have been led into the use of their names for pro-Axis expres- ^ipns and activities." '--While it proceeded, House lead• ,ers touched off a series of demands for action on labor legislation by announcing they had made tentative plans for a twe weeks recess Beginning next Monday. |- Hep. Cox (D-Ga.) promptly pro- Rested that "the public is not going (to, let -us go home until we do something about the labor situation," and Hep. Mahon CD-Tex) de- £l.ared it would be "an outrage" if *he House recessed without approving legislation "effectively -suspending the 40-hour- week, speeding up production and eliminating industrial graft and excess profits." «• . Lot Of Misinformation ! To these protests, Rep. McCor- inack of Massachusetts, the majority leader, replied that "an awful lot of misinformation" had fieen circulated. He commented (that some seemed to believe a laborer should make the same sacrifices as a soldier receiving $21 a jmonth and declared: ••'"I think it is one of the most erroneous things to compare a man who is working with a man IB:the Army at S21 a month. The man in civilian life has the greater responsibility." ..-'In the Senate, there was talk -from Sen. Herring (D-Iowa) and others of attempting to force from the labor committee to floor consideration a bill passed by the House last year outlawing strikes in arms industries. Sen. Bilbo CD- Miss) introduced a bill to require registration of all persons 18 years of age or older for war work. He would let the president order them to .work and fix their rate of pay ' Would Curb Racketeers ' -He said this would curb "labor racketeers" and "sound the death knell for a luxury-softened era of playboys and glamor girls." J. In addition to Bilbo's bill, several other labor measures were introduced in Congress during the Say. j/Rep. Colmer (D-Miss) proposed what he described as "work or tight legislation, a measure providing penalties- for strikes or slow-downs in .war industries, */The bill would direct local draft boards to. reclassify strikers who previously have been given deferment because of their employment in vital defense industries. i . Prison Term* Provided ? It would also provide for pri=on terms up to two years and fines VP to $o,000 for persons convicted of 'conspiring for the purpose of eithor bringing about a cessation of the production of war materials or a slowing down of production." : Other provisions would permit a 48-hour work week without payment of overtime wages, and limit profits of war.industries to 6 per - Hep. Hoffman (R-Mich) introduced a resolution asking an investigation of,a charge by L. Metcalfe Walling, wage-hour .division admiaistrator, that the Nazi propaganda machine was behind the movement to set aside wage-hour standards. , Trinidad has a serious shortage ol labor to pick the ripe coco?, fruit and this may decrease the 1942 crop. : I WANT TO BUY Old New»pap»ri, Magazines. Bookf . for NalicEjI Deferue Dial 5081 Afier 10 a.m. Pick-up- Tuss., Thurs,, Sal. Jack Williamson ramls Proposed By Senator McKellar Market Reports The Nation-Over Spotlight StOC/CS. • NEW YORK, !>t».r Ing price and «« most iciive stocks Int T »nd T Chi Qt W«st PJ Chrys Pan Am Airways _. Erie RR Ci. Am Coml Alco Cone Air-; Horr.estike Min . Avutlon Corp. Atch T »nd FS _. Curtis Pub Cr»j tat Ohio Gen Motors Comvllh Zi'i _ Gfn E>c . South P»c ch 33. (1C:— S»l«. c'os- eh»nge of th« Siltetn. toda\: „ 1».00 an -•- v. 4.100 — 4.200 .- 4.100 4,000 .. 4.COO ~ 3.COO - 3.500 .- 3.SCO - S.SCC ... J«K) — 2 600 .. Z.MO -. 2,TOO ... 2.700 IS' 5V. no 8?« -•20',i + 24 '.-, 4. 3»i no 33 'b 4*.< no It'/, — 34 s , ~ Stock List .. NEW YORK, March Am Cam Am SM snd R Am Woolen „ Anaconda _. Atch T »nd SP . Aviation Corp Bndail Oil Chrysler Corp Com Oi! Del Cur Wright Douglas Aircraft . . Precport Sulph Gen El Gsn Motor» _j Gdjv T and R Greyhound Corp Houston OH Int Harvester _ Mid-Cont Pet Ohio Oil ~ Packard Motor I_ Pin Am Airwart Panhandle P and R Ptnney (JC) _ Phillips Pet H Pure ef-l Radio Corp of Aa _ Sears Roebuck Socony Vacuum Southern Pacific So Call JIES Co, Texas Gu!( Prod I Texas Gul! Sulph Tex Pac and O C S Rubber _._ tJ S Steel ___ W 0 Tel 33. W— S 60 3 . 39' 4 7 . 4 1 10 31 38 '.a 36 3», •U 54». 11 18'. 12 7*. 2 64 1 3a',i 27 24'i 28 3*n 10 14 4 ll'i 1 2% 6 42'. 5 J2'i E 7 2 1 42 14I.J 5 IV, 2 63'. ! 3 4'.a - 5 IB 9 «'i 34 7 26 12'i 17 19*. IS 32'. 59»i 38»» 38 .3> 54 34',b 60>. 39 s . 54'i IS'i 23V. 34 s . *'.; 14'i 14'.'* SJ 1 -- sVl 335, 2'. «>i 6T, in. 19'. 4 31', 34 S'.i 2V, 48'i S'i IJ'i 19'i 32 5 5'-. S=i 6 U 3 i 14'i 26 51'i 50'i 8 25?, 25'.i NEW TOEK CURB Am Cyan B s y> Ark Nat G»s A „ 2 13-H Cities Service 3 11, ja: •»• Eajrle Pich l i 71, El Bond and Sh 7 11-. T i Gulr Oil g if,? 4 Lone star Gas 7 "s^t 6 s . er Wall Street.. RISING TE.VDEXCIES NEW YORK. March 23. i*)_The stock n-.arlcet. developed modrrstf" rlfinr tendencies today as disturbing neirs, for the most part, was lacking. The direction was slightly upward »t lh« start but dealings were sluggish and top g»ins of fractions to 2 points were reduced at the close. , The Associated Press average of 60 locks finished icith a net advance of 2 ol a point it 34.ff. Transfers totalled 281 410 an<s compared icith 276.670 Fridav. ' International Telephone nock and bondi went into new high ground for the y t ar on reports the federal administration w«s considering the financing ol purchases of communications companies in Latin America either through the governments Involved or private concerns such as I. T. ol T. Ending with modest advances -vcere TT. u . i' el ' 0 Betllle nem. General Motorei ;? if , '„. ntl Fe- American Commercial Komer°r' Ward'™ ° ni ° n ' Hom " take - M ? n '- rS?m' i " > | 1F C J e «? ic ' 1 ' Westlnghousef'Am-S Chemical and U. S- Gypsum rr^.^A?. 1 ?. -X:f"* *«'?• ?: Central. Cotton .. ORLEANS REPORT NEW ORLEANS, March 23 «•> _ Cotton futures advanced today- on , r .d« buvins and favorable textile reports. The market closed steady 3 to S points net-higher." High Low cio£e ,,-,;. 13-69 13.63 18.66 J«y ls.79 j g ., 5 187g n"- J9-OI5 19.01 19.05 •an' — 19 -°" B " an - — 13.D3B . -March B—Bid. . 19-U 19.H 19.138 NEW TORK REPORT NEMT YORK. March 23. W.—Trade «nd mill buying lifted cotton futures"quotations 20 to 35 cents a bale today, observers reporting a bread demand for'nei crop delivery contracts • p Cotton men, they said, were increasingly concerned over possible shortages of ^arm labor and fertilizer arid reports that acreaje to be planted would be no larccr uian in the past crop year lofTr.' i, rade " por " « al d Prep 3 rations ,L ne L *"? cr °P l " re Behind schedule althouKh planting was underway in both the Southast and Southwat. May - Hl!h ^^ " July Oct. Dec. Jan. March 18.65 13.59 13.54 1S.75 18.63 18.-74 18.86 18.78 38 56 18.89 13.81 18.88 13.30 18.52 13.SON Mid-dlinFlFoTlBTN; U p :90 ! l3 ' 93 : *»™ N—Nominal. Jap Ships Are Sunk (Continued From Page One) Besides operations in waters around Japan proper, the American submarines have found targets in the China sea. route for Japans' supplies to the South Seas front, and at other points referred to by the Navy only as "in Far eastern waters." Jammed Sirens Alarm Terminal Island Base L05 ANGELES, March 23. (/P) —Sirens screamed at the Terminal Island naval base today and for three minutes people wondered af it were a real war raid alarm. By that time, however, mechanics had the jammed things silencedl At A Qlance.. 'MEW YORK, March 23 VP) — STOCKS — Steady; price changes narrow. BONDS—Mixed; rails continue in favor. COTTON — Steady; trade and local buying; hedging. CHICAGO: WHEAT — Lower; lagging flour demand; unsettled by weakness of soybeans. CORN—Fractionally lower; government asking prices raised. HOGS — 5-15 higher; top $13.65; good demand for dressed pork. CATTLE — Choice steers strong; others weak; small supply choice cattle. Livestock . , KANSAS CUT REPORT KANSAS CITY. March 25 <*>— (USDA1 — Hogs 3.500: active to all interests; steady to mostly S righer than Friday'a averaj-e- top 13.50; srood , to choice 170-325 Ins. 13.30-13.45; sows 12.8J-13.00; stock D'ts 13.00 down. Cattle 14.500; calves: Salable 800: total 9:50; Jew early «ales medium to good fed steers about Fteady;' most buj-inj interests going slow; fed heifers in light tup- pJ.r; steady to 25 higher: cows and bulls steady; ve.xlcrs unchanged: stacker and feeder classes comprising around 70 per cent of receipts fairly active, ateadv; ton f^, to , choi " teA st " rs hf!d '"round 13.00-13.75: earl? sales medium to good steers 10.60-13.50; several loads good to choice heifers 11.50-13.00; medium to good cows 8.50-9.25; good to choice vealers 12.0014.00: few 14.50; liberal quota good to choice stackers and feeders 11.00-12.75- four loads short yearlings 13.60; choice 437 stesr calves 14.00: 2 loads choice 340 Ib. atlitts cslres J3.<0. Sheep 13.000: openir.j tales lambs 10-16 higher; good to choice Colorado fed Ismbs 12.10; medium to good Kansas lambs 11.25. TORT M'ORTII REPORT FORT WORTH. March 23 UP, — iL'SDM — Cattle 1.800: calves 800: fairly active and fu ,y steady in all classes cattle and calves; common and medium slaughter steers and yearlings S. 00-10.00; good and choice 10.50-12.00: beef cows molt), 7 S5- SnnoS- 1 " 1 '"^ >r - d cu ' l «s 5.00-7.CO; bulls 7.00-9. 2j; good and choice fat calves 10 50- X -£ : ""JJ 01011 snd medium grades 8.500=0: culls 7.00-S.So; food and choice stocVer steer calves Il.CO-13.00. mixed steers and heifers up to J' 50 Hogs 2,400.- steady to mostly "lOc hi s h=r than Fridays average; some sales up m ««: t<>P ".20; packer tup 13.10: good and choice- 1SO-260 Ib. 13.00-10; good and ^°.'S e 1t60- il 5 lb ' i:M( '- 90: P«^ r -s '"" steady to 25c higher, mostly 11.75-11 00 tfeld 12 - 2 *: stccker pigs 10.50 down, ' or s . h? *P S-000: very Mow, f ew bids on 11 ' or fullj - «"-« Prod uce.. CHICAGO REPORT cream «- GO> M * rch "' '£'- Bu ' il!r steady: 91. 34: "90.34; «9. MVi; 88, ^zii; "b centralized carloti 34'i. Eggs, -weaker: fresh graded extra firet«* local 28!i. car, 39; /lr"s. lo "l 2S cars 281<: current receipts 26'.»: dirties 25 1 . "9 3 /" 5 23 ' storase P» cl «d extras 30. tints . ^^^ FORT WORTH REPORT FORT WORTH. March 23 if, — Prices w^?,"^ I? P rodu " delivered »t Fort Wonh as paid by principal buyers, .re: Fresh eggs. No. I. per case. ST.50. "\ neavr, per pound, 18c: hens, llrht '5™ 2 V s:ags sna roosters 12. bens 16; So'. 2 gobblers u. ° "' KANSAS CITY BEPOHT A3 CITY. M«rch 23 'f, — Poultrv and produce: Eggs 24',i-27: broilrr* 19-21- springert, 16-25: hen lurkers. JsVai'i- torn tnrKers. IS'.i^o'i: rcosl-rs ' I3-4-14''v outtertat 30-32; buiter. 33-34>.i. ' War For Australia (Continued From Page One) end raids. Action Is Light - J. meanwhile, action was both lignt and inconclusive The Japanese infiltration troops which haa begun last week a slow and difficult march toward the Markham valley in Ne\V Guinea apparently with the intention of seizing valley air fields for use against Port Moresby, appeared to have made no further advance. These invaders set out from Lae, on northeastern New Guinea where beachheads obtained some time ago have since been under running Allied air attack. Sales Tax Program (Continued From Page One) told the committee: "It is because of typical and characteristic conditions existent in the business of producing petroleum, which Congress -has repeatedly considered, that the allowance for the exhaustion of reserves was made; first on discovery value and later on the simpler equivalent of a percentage of production receipts." WINDOW PEEPER NABBED _ Police Monday night detained K 38-year-old man when they caught him peeping in a window of a residence in 600-block Avenue M. They deemed his excuse of looking for a hotel" hardly plausible. Eddie Harvey, patrolman, made the arrest. 5BDDLES NOW IS THE TIME TO SAVE MONEY TO BUY-DEFENSE STAMPS •v.-i ••-'-" w-ii?^-^ fe-v-^??-"?-^^ 1 ^ SHOELSflDDLE SHOP " 1293 BfiWY "Phone 22962, Qrain .. CHICAGO BEPORT CHICAGO. M»rco 23. i-P—Another outburst of selling in the gram market, similar to that wh'.ch veakeiiid prices iaet week, caused a new linking tp«n today »t'-d most quotations ruchfd virtually ihe lOTrett jeuetal level of the year before there was a T&lly. After (he >top loss selling luoslded the market rallied on short coverlnz but a-heat closed Jl'.X cents lower than Saturday, .\ftj- J1.2S'; to ',i. July II.27i.t- 1 > Corn was '.4-'. off. May S7 ! ,i-l«, July'as 1 ;- 'JEt.» !-.->« down; rje •.-! lower. May 77»i; soybeans 2!,-3 s , down. May H.87',: Isrd, unchanjed «t ceilings. * FORT WORTH REPORT rOR7.' WORTH. March S3 'Jf> — Wh'ttt No. 1 soft red winter 1.35!'*-11V<; No. 1 hard l.ST,t-30'.'«. Barley No. 3 iiom 64-65. Sorghums No. 1 yellow mllo per 160 lii . stti 1.13-18; No. 2 white kafir nom 1.10- Corn, ihellsd. No. 2 white 103^i-40 3 i* No. J yellow 9S'/4-ST.». ' ' ' Oats No. J red 64-65. icial Records. . Marriage Licenses rdarin E. Sltiitt, 23, «nd Miss Cletel Layman, 33, both of Miami, Texus. E»rl R»y Johnjoc, 17, ind Miss Chrii. tine Auitin, 15, both of Lubbock. Lubbock Courts 9»TH DISTRICT E. L. PITTS, Jud|< Pruidior Dpr» Saw>tr igainit J. w. Bohannon, application to try title and dimaees •J.VD DISTRICT Dlnitl A. BI«ir. Judje Presiding Jay T. Herod «?Ebist Lloj-di Guaranty Assurance, suit to sex aside award. Building Permits Ed B. Manire. gwner, and Lydick Hoof- ins company, contractor, lo reroof reti- dence at 2203 Eighth street, $343. •S. B. H»yufj,- owner, and Lydict Roofing companj-, contractor, to reroof residence at 1912 Broadway, 1163. Arthur Ruble, owner <md contractor to repair residence at 103 Avenue M *200. R. J». Scjuyres, owner, and R. w Walker, contractor, lo construct one-story frame addition to residence at 1718 Twenty-third R. K. Squyres, owner, and R. w. Walker contractor, to construct one-storj- frame garage "the rear ol 1718 Twenty-third o I reel, $^uv. J. L. Graves, owner and contractor, to construct one-story frame porch to residence at 1501 Twenty-sixth street, S:50 OdeU WilJJams, owner and contractor. i£ nco 2 strucc one -slory frame residence, at 2307 East Avenue A, 5200. H C. Bnothr. ownrr und contractor to ' Warranty Deeds Jdi M « G «- S500 Bsnson sub-division, O. W. Ribble »nd wife to w. L Morrison and wife, lot 12. block J, Uuj?er"ty Place addition, 511,500. »»er.mr S. E. McMillan and wife to D. D. -Adaais lot 6 in Roos sub-division of block 27 of Roberts McWhorter addition, J150 . W. L. Morrison acd wife to O. w! Rib- of Eiiwood puce *•>• J. M. Basgttt and wife to Nellie M. Jar- «t, lots 17 and is in bloct i of O'Neall Terrace addition. S525 •M J w E ' V SC ^ 1 t ,° d ~ )fe to M «d?!e Boyd. lot 21 block 60 of Overton addition 5WO W. n. Graves and wife lo C * ^f c . Donald, w 54 feet of lot U, block ->4 of Koberts McWhorter addition Jl" W. G. Ctrtec and wit* to E H Ki.n^r- S " . R- W. Hindi and wit. to Henry -Lester I'ddftU! 0 ^. 0 ' R ° bcm iDd " cVh " • " Henry Elder to G. VV. Sawyer block 3 TV v w^ e Staliton sui =-division S600 J. A. McWhorter and wife to J j Har- Ia T P .", C ,°,',u b "" :t " of Wolfforth. S2Vo J. A. McWhorter and wife to J K Jact««. tW ° '° t5 ° r bl ° Ct 13 in ^°i"o«n. J. A. McWhorter and wife to J. K Jackson, one lot of block 13 in Wolf lor tbj 70 ,„ . B ' Prlmm »nd -wile to H P RIIK H Fowler. Mrs. 'p. Hufstedler to y£;?- Pofeman'and wife to M. L. Adrian, county, " ""° n 43 ' bloek c -" ot Lubbock Cripps in India (Continued From Page One) serve the the world. He said he had come "to set out finally and with precision the practical steps which his majesty s government propose as a mth- od of fulfilling their past promises of self-government to the Indian peoples. j( No Major Changes No real major, fundamental change can be made" in the proposals which he has brought, he said m reply to questions. , 7 n -T b y wa y ot emphasis, he ad- f' - ,u re could be no adverse vote m the English Parliament on these conclusions." • n,,n! tho }i? h Sir Staffor d did not outline the proposals the fact that Japanese Fleet Said Sighted In Bengal LONDON, March 23. M^_ illc Rome radio broadcast a Shanghai report tonight saying a strong Japanese fleet had been sighted in the Bay of Bengal. This round-about account said a landing in Bengal can be expected "at any moment." This report said the Japanese iniended to land at a point where they could reach th« Chinese border via Assam. It v/as'added that Calcutta would be included in these operations. There was no word from Tokyo on any such operation and it was considered unlikely the Japanese war lords would depart so far from their previous practice and tell the world ot their plans before putting them into operation. In this connection it was recalled last week that the Vichy radio, lending a hand to the Axis propo- ganda "war of nerves." put out a report that a Japanese invasion fleet was off Australia. There has been no official word that anybody has seen this fleet. Peter Molyneaux Is To Be Tech Speaker We Fight" will be the subject of an address by Peter Molyneaux of Dallas at an assembly of Texas Technological college students at 10 o clock this morning in the college gymnasium. He is a visiting lecturer of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, of which he is also a membeiv.of the board of trustees. He is editor of Southwestern Banking and Industry magazine at Dallas. , Molyneaux has worked on newspapers in Fort Worth, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Houston, San Antonio and Dallas and has been a radio commentator. He edited l ,»e Texas Weekly from 1931 to He was a member of the American delegation to the International Economic conference of 1935 at Chatham house in London. Government Operation Of Railway Starts PEORIA, 111., March 23. W)_ J. W. Barriger, the-first government representative to run a railroad in 22 years, began taking applications • today from strikers who want to return to work on the Toledo, Peoria and Western railroad. One of Barriger's first official lets in his new capacity as "federal manager" of the vital 239- mile line was to scrap the cause of an 85 day old strike of 104 employes—the contract on wages and working conditions. Barriger, associate director of the Office of Defense Transportation, announced that on 12:01 a m. (CWT) : Wednesday, pay^rates, rules and working condition which existed prior to the start of the strike 'last Dec. 28 would be reinstated. Philippine Army Is In Good Spirits WASHINGTON, March 23. (IP) — Francis B. Sayre, Philippine high commissioner; reported today that the spirit of the American and Filipino soldiers battling on Bataan peninsula was "perfectly tremendous" and that'they were "fighting .the Japanese at every turn whenever they get ihe chance." "Fellows come in to the hospital there," he told a press conference, and the first question they ask JS When can I get back to the front? 1 " Their eventual reinforcement or relief he viewed as "a long job," observing that to get supplies or men to Bataan-"we shall have to fight them up from Australia" and pointing to the vast difficulties of the undertaking. But he promised that "Americans are going to aefend the Philippines to the last ditch. he spoke of India associating herself freely and fully" with the United Nations pointed to some immediate, transitory form of self- government, as a means of fulfilling past promises" of dominion status after the war ATTENTION Our .teaks and roast, are cut from fed cattle. We lead m QUALITY, PRICE and SERVICE BACON Home sliced, no rind, ft 27-sT ROAST **/2v ft 10r SWISS STEAK •*'*•• ft _ LUBBOCK NEAT CO. THE BEST F<TS T roc 1212 A.e. G J. Tt Sim^Jo^^ ^^ News Briefs Examination for Mfirine service were scheduled Monday in Oklahoma City for Thomas Hisey and D. H. Hale, both of Spur, who left Lubbock Sunday, according to Sgt. Glenn McComas, recruiting officer. Following a business trip to Plainview, Amarillo, Pampa and other sub-stations, Major Joseph R. Pellei-, commander of the West Texas recruiting and induction dis- .tnct, and Major Arthur L. Fuchs returned late Monday, They left Saturday. Graduate nurses of District 18 of the Texas Graduate Nurses association are to meet at 8 o'clock tonight. at the West Texas hospital clinic. A program including a discussion of the Red Cross project here will highlight the gatli- e**ing. Ed Thompson, jr., of Levelland, who is assisting in construction of the east-west highway across Hockley county, obtained a license to handle .explosives, H was announced Monday in the office of Ed D. Allen, explosives registrar, ihompson said approximately four months would be required to complete the road, from Bailey county line to Hale county line. Revival services at the First Baptist church are opening at 8 o'clock each night this week, a half hour later than last week it was announced Monday night by Dr. C. E. Hereford, pastor. Dr. James W. Kramer of Denver Colo., discussed "The Soul—Has Man a Soul?" Monday night and has announced "The Cure-All" as his topic tonight. Three additions brought the total to 75 for the revival that was started March 15. Clifton H. Cummings and M. A. Portwood were initiated in Lubbock commandery 60, Knights Templar, and Earl H. Strawn became a member of Snyder com- mandery in rites Monday night in Lubbock Masonic hall, in Citizens National bank building. Attending were 41 persons, includin" six from Snyder, three from Plainview and one from Cisco. Hugh J. McClellan, secretary of Lubbock Masonic bodies, said Roval Arch degrees would be conferred upon six candidates by Lubbock chapter 248 at 7:30 o'clock tonight. Films of Russian, Japanese and Norwegian war fronts of recent months were screened by A H Maas Monday night at the semimonthly meeting of Allen Bros post, American Legion, in Legion hall. Refreshments were served in a chow line. Reports were given by committee chairmen in a business meeting that followed the pictures. MacArthur Talks (Continued From Page One) length • with—Australian military leaders, including Army Minister Fvpnrjis ST. Forde and Chief of Staff Lieut. Gen. 1 V. A. H. Stur- tlec. MacArthur summed up his determination in replies to congratulatory messages from Gen. Sir Archibald P. Wavell and Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek. To the one he said. "I will do my best;" to the other, "I have absolute confidence in complete victory." Flying Jump Costs Japanese 30 Days VANCOUVER, B.C., March 23. I/Pi— Frank Mukai's flying leap for freedom landed him in jail today. The 40-year-old Japanese was hailed by a constable last night for being outdoors in violation of the curfew. He made a running broad jump into a passing automobile. The car turned out to be a police patrol. The sentence was 30 days. Buy A Defense Bond TODAY! Liberal Allowance For Your" Old Mounting Victory Design 2-DIAMOND MOUNTING $1075 19 Enlisf Our Easy Terms Have your old Diamond Ring reset in modem style mounting at a thrilling low price. 2 sparkling side Diamonds, popular yellow gold. WDR CBWiri HID " £/ R K BMSMTW \ LUBBQCK r TEXRS It's In The Wind That Only "Average" Crop Year Ahead The South Plains can look out in full force Sundav mnrn- Ths South Plains can look for no more than just an "average" year of crop production during 1942 if there's anything to Indian tradition and the winds. According to the Redmen who once roamed through the Llano Estacado it was possible to foresee the agriculture future through the varying directions of the winds. At sunrise Sunday, a traditional day for this ceremony, the wind direction was from the southwest . . . Former District Judge Clark M. Mullican, whose hobby is weather in general, and the sunrise wind direction each March 22 in particular, was Lubbock Oil Field (Continued From Page One) slightly hardened formation. The rathole is to be reamed out and another coring made early today, it was learned. Drilling was said to be progressing at the rate of one foot every forty minutes. Odor Of Oil Detected First odor of oil was detected at 4,685 feet after the test topped the San AngeJo member of the Permian 33 feet higher than the No. 1 Nairn test, Lubbock county pool opener, seven miles to the northwest. ' The test is located 660 feet out of the southwest corner of Labor 18, League 4, Sail Augustine coun-' ty school land. Contract depth of the test is 5,500 feet. ' In Lamb county Stanolind No. i Hopping cemented 13 inch surface pipe at 484 feet with 325 sacks and was standing bottomed at 520 feet in red rock. ^Magnolia Petroleum company's No. 11-B Mallet Land and Cattte company on the. Cochran county side of the huge Slaughter field has been completed for daily yieW of 1,081.92 barrels of oil. It was acidized with 10,500 gallons in pay lime from 4,965 to 5,040 feet the total depth. In southern .Yoakum county's Wasson field Humble Oil and Refining company No. 3 E P Stanford was cidized with 6000 gallons at 5,193* feet and.flowed at a rate of 430.96 barrels of oil per day. • • Badges and buttons made, of a plastic which will require no cleaning are to be issued to Brit- Jsh troops. out in full force Sunday morning to check the breeze. He's been doing it annually for over a decade now, ever since thf; iate Garza county ranrh- • man, J. I, V/ilborn, died after a lifetime of following the old : Indian custom of "charting" seasonal rains by the March 22 wind direction method , Yesterday morning he donned his "ceremonial robes," (consisting.of plenty of warm clothes) repaired to the "open spaces" north of his residence 3109 Twentieth street, built a smoke fire, tied a silk thread to a tall stake, lit a cigar and be-. . gan his vigil just.before sunrise At the moment of sunrise, 7:01 central war lime, and for 30 minutes thereafter, the wind was out of the southwest, Judge Mullican reports, "All 1 needed for a perfect vigil," he said, "was a iew more Indians, a wind from the north, and a skillet full ; of bacon and eggs!" ' Judge Mullican does not guarantee the "charting" method, but he points to the fact that Mr. Wilborn's calculations, as well as his own, usually run true to form especially in the matter of wet years which usually bring bumper cotton and feed crops to this area. ' In 1941, 1937, 1930 and 1924, March -.22 sunrise wind direction was out of the north, presaging unusually heavy rainfall. Oii each of those years the South Plains area, .was blessed with much moisture and, therefore, big crops. Judge Mullican said this morning that although he isn't particularly happy over yester-> clay's sunrise wind direction being from the southwest, "they can't take away the fact- that in 1941, Lubbock county, with 85,104 bales of cotton, is leading the whole state bv. a wide margin -and that Jas't year—even under government' curtailment—was the . third best in the county's history.""' Maybe j'esterday's wind- prediction won't hold true this, year. Judge Mullican .continued, pointing to the fact' that this country has the best "underground . season" it' has ever had at this time- of" the year, as- far as any living person can remenvDer. "If folks will patch up their terraces and contours. ; and consult their county .agents for advice," he said, "maybe we can make the Indians look bad after all!" Anyhow, here's hoping! • "^^"^^^«=^^™«=»S"™»»ii^«MM Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 911 BROADWAY- IOEWS Undersell "Everybody On Everything" Trusses Belfs Hose Supports 4 OUNCE HAIR OIL 9c PAINT BRUSHES lOc and 15c $1 Jergen Lotion SOcBARBASOL 50c IPANA "Where Spending is Saving" Cosmetics Kodaks Films Projectors I0c DISH CLOTHS 3c With 50c Face Cream Both For SHAVE CREAM •ii-WMBMH TOOTH PASTE 25c 25c GIANT IVORY SOAP 25c GRIFFIN WHITE SHOE POLISH 17c 25e DREFT 21c ^ 10( Northern ^ 4 For. |p c $ 1.50 FIR VETA TONIC 89c ™^^—^_^_____ . ^^ & ^* SU5SIMILAC PARKE DAVIS THEELOL KAPSEALS • 24 MG. 12 for $149 GIANT OXYDOL 59c $5.00 TRUSS .*!»

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