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MORNING AYALANCHEi t Lubbock, tcxns,Tu««alav, March 3V. 1942 OqlI 4343 For The AYolt.nche-Journnl i Order Macle By Board ^ • (By The Associated Pr«ss> ^WASHINGTON, March 30. — Manufacture of a long list of household electrical apliances — including toasters, wa'.fle irons, flat irons, roasters, grills, percolators, cigarette lighters and dry shavers —• was ordered today by 'the government to be halted completely on May 31, except on orders having a high military priority rating. About 50 appliances, in wide domestic and commercial use, were covered by the sweeping decree of ; tbe War Production Board The liie ot critical materials in these items was banned at once, in a provision forbidding the use of tin, steel, copper or aluminum that was not already in 'process of manufacture at the moment the order was issued. The order is intended to conserve critical metals and speed conversion of the $60,000,000-in- diistry — which employes more than 20,000 workers in 200 plants —into war production. Woody Hockaday Gets Into Trouble Again; Interrupts Sermon OKLAHOMA CITY, March 30 (U.PJ—Woody Hockaday, whose exploits include an attempt to shine President Roosevelt's shoes, a project to send a shipload of skunks to Adolf Hitler, and a movement to give the country back to the Indians, was in county jail today charged with breaking up a Sunday School class at St. Luke's Methodist church. Hockaday, whose home is in .Wichita, Kans., got in trouble with Oklahoma police for the second time yesterday when he rose in the middle of the sermon and asked, "Couldn't Christ have short hair just as I have? I don't say I'm Christ, but isn't it possible that I bear a message from him?" "When members of the congregation sought to eject Hocksday from the church, he kicked out the plate glass in the church door. In county jail he said he was only trying to put the people on the right track and they wouldn't give him a chance to explain. Britain's Offer • (Continued From Page One) provised In a hurried way. .. "The new constitution should be framed by the elected j-epresents- tlves of the Indian people themselves. .. . "We havs invited the apoint- raents of *. representative of the •Indian, government to take a position in the war cabinet. When the car Is over India's representatives •wili; take their places'side by side with those of other free nations in order to make her own contribution to the building of a new world order." Britain, will continue responsible for India's defense, he said, but reminded Indians that their help was needed to make that defense "zaore effective and more power. fuL" Ex-College President, Wife Death Victims BOULDER, Colo., March 30. —Dr. George Norlin, 70, recently retired president of the University of Colorado, died this afternoon after a long illness. His death followed that of his wife, Minnie, by 27 hours. •Dr. Norlin was president o£ the university from 1919, to June, 1939, when he retired. A double funeral is planned. "./Dr. Norlin was internationally known as a classical scholar, . author, and one of the nation's leading educators. ;: Physicians said a complication of several ailments caused his death. He had been a semi-invalid for three months. --j-ZvIrs. Norlin, who met Dr. Norlin in Paris, where he was studying at the Sorbonne, died after a heart attack yesterday afternoon. Libel Suit Against Dies is Threatened . "./-WASHINGTON, March 30 (/P)— An official of the Board of Economic Warfare threatened today to sue Rep. Dies CD-Te:O for libel as a result of a letter in which Dies declared high officials" that "at least 35 of the board had been .affiliated with Communist- front organizations. David B. Vaughan, chief of tha b p a r d's administrative management division, said in a statement: "I am making inquiries through my attorney to see whether Sir. Dies'.statement is privileged. If it is not, I -Kill ask that action be instituted against Mr. Dies for li- .bel.... "I noticed in the press that Mr. Dies, without ever having given me any heiring or notice of his intention to accuse me of anything, is charging that I was a sponsor of the American League for Peace and Democracy. I was never a member or a sponsor of the American League for Peace and Democracy." Future Homemakers To Meet In Dallas DALLAS, March 30. (/Pj—More than 1,000 girls and boys enrolled in homemaking classes in Texas v-ill mset here April 17-13 to dis- cUss their part in the \var and in national defense. The meeting, to be held by the Futui« Homemakers of Texas, is "under the direction of the home- tnafcing division of the State Board for Vocational Education. Blanche Patrick of. Weatherford, esiding of the youth organiza- Of Many Household Appliances Ordered Market Reports The Nation Over . . no + no no no Spotlight Stocks *. NEW YORK, March 30.' <f)~ Sales, doting price »nd net change of the fifteen most active stocks today. N«h Kelv 6,600 4% no Cons Alrc 4,200 20'.', — >/< Gen Motors 4,000 34H 4- ',» Chrvsler 3,700 5S3« 4- '« Zenith Radio 3.500 12V« 4- 'A Erie RR Ct. 3.300 5?i no Hudon Mot 2.800 4. -f >'« Gen Elec 2,700 24 -(- 'A XI S Steel 2,700 M Ohio Oil 2.600 6V. Am Cable and Rid 2.500 I! 1 South P»c 2,300 II 3 . North Am Co. 2.200 e* Campbell Wyant . 2.1CO 15 -r- Hi Packard Mot 2.200 2 r.o N Y Central 2,:CO 7V, -.10 Stock List.. NEW YORK, March 30. W)— T»bu!il!on ot today's Transactions on the New York stock exchange: Sales . in 100's Hijh 1/nr Close Am Can * 8 59'.» SO 80 Am Tel and Tel t ll«V« 11JV« Am Woolen 1 4*.'* Anaconda 1 251. 25*. Atch T and SF 7 *6V« 65>'« Aviation Corp S 3*» 3'/s Barnsdall O:l 2 8Vi Chrysler Corp 37 55'» SS'.i Con Oil Del 6 19^i 19 Curtis Wright 15 7 3 .; T,i Douglas Aircraft 3 63U 63»i Freeport Sulph . 1 35 Gen Klec _ _—.^ 27 24^ Gen Motors 40 35 65=, 19V. Greyhound Corp 12 Houston Oil I 2 s i tot Harvester 14 43'.-, .Mid Cont Pet 12 »i Mo Kan Tex 1 >i Packard Motor 12 2',. Pan Am Airways 16 1I~« Panhandle P and R_ 3 I'/a Penney J. C. 4 63Vi Phillips Pet 4 34 >-i Pure Oil S S Radio Corp of An 13 23V. 34'. 11V. 24 35>i 11'.* Sears Roebuck E 4SV« Shell Union Oil 3 Socony Vacuum . 16 Southern Pacific 21 Stand Oil N J 7 Stone and Webster 4 Texas Gulf Prod lO'.i STi 1P,» <•'" S 31'., Te.x Gulf Sulph 1 30ii U S Rubber 3 HT« U S Steel „ 27 SO'/. NEW YORK CURB Aan. Cyan B 4 32 Ark Nat Gas A 10 3 ,1 Cities Service _J^__ 7 2»i Eagle Pich 63 33 s .; T.'. 2*, 47V* 6V, mi 33'.', 3 12% 63 33V. 48Vt 6U 50 31V4 KV. 50 6'.', 27V. El Bond and Sh 11 l Gulf Oil 2 28 Lone Star Gas -. 1 6»i Unit Lt. and Pow A 1 7-32 Wall Street. . MODEST GAINS RECORDED NEW YORK. March 30. t?)—It wai t case ol self-rationing in the stock market today and, -while many leaders managed to show a, modest recovery trend, others held to Saturday's levels or slipped & shade. The Associated Press avrraje of 60 stocks wit unchanged at 34.4. Transfer* of 229,- 2SO shares were among the smallest since lait May and c?s<:>s»d with 313.HO Friday. Zenith Radio -»as one nl the tcv stocks to touch & new 1942 top with a modest gain. Othen in front at the finish In- cuded General Moton, Chrj-sler, American Telephone. Union Carbide, U. 3. Rubber Sear« RoeBuck. Chesapeake Z Ohio. Douglas Aircraft, Deere, Anaconda, American Can and General Electric. Allied Chemical dropped 3 points on » few trades, others on the offside Tfcrc International Harvester. United Aircraft Santa Fe. Woolworth, Westlnghous. J. C. Penney, du Pont. Johns-Manville. Air Reduction and Cerro de Pasco. Cotton,. NEW YORK REPORT NEW YORK. March 30. W>—Cotton futures prices climbed to the hlfhsst levels ia 13 years today, the rise being credited to miirbuylnz to tix prices on raw cotton, short coverins *n4 Wall street purchasing. CloslnE prices were nO to BS cents a bale mgher. Early gains had ranged to »135 a ba!e. Spinners were anticipating huje govarn- ment contracts, for bids were to be opened tomorrow at the Philadelphia army quartei-raasiers depot on an estimated 350 000.000 yards or cotton textile Including numerous types of cloth. Following a .15 of a cent rise in IhB a.v- ersge price of spot cotton at '10 designated markets the celling price of "A" print cloths elfectWe tomorrow will be advanced Vs-cent to 48 cents a pound the, highest ceiling since the fle.iiM- schedule wai put Into effect. High Ix>w List July Oct. Dec. Jan. March 13.60 19.35 18.55-56 19.12 18.46 19.66-61 19.33 19.62 19.80-82 19.80 19.64 13.83-84 I».81 19.7S 19.85N 19.97 19.75 19.94-95 Middling spot 31.UN, up 15. K- — Nominal. «^, JfEW ORLEANS FTJTCKES NEW ORLEANS. March 30 Dlsltt- . _ s- r i rVL wlth aew cr ? p Preparations »nd further accounts of large cloth buslnejj being offered mills advanced cotton fu•2* -S^i" 'r° dly - Dlsunt Positions made new h.ghs for the. season. The market closed steady U to U points net higher. Map JuJy Oct. Dec. Jan. March B—Bid. High LOT Close 19.61 19.41 19.57 I5.7S 19.56 19.71-72 30.09 19.37 20.04 20.03 I9.9Z 30.09 20.10B 30.21 ?e.9» 20.15B All Japanese Must Leave Defense Areas SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 30 (&> —The Army issued its second evacuation order of the war tonight, setting a deadline of noon, Pacific war time, next Sunday, April 5, for the removal of all J a p a ness—citizens and aliens— from two critical areas in the Los Angeles harbor district. Previously, all persons of Japanese ancestry had been ordered cleared from Bainbridge island, in Puget Sound opposite the Bremerton Navy yard. Lieut. Gen. J, L. DeWitt's second exclusion order affected some 3,000 persons, who must evacuate the p r e s c ribed areas on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, to the new assembly center at the Santa Anita race track, east of Los Angeles. Santa Anita will house the group pending to sir removal to reception centers, such as the new colony at Manzanar, or other cesignated locations. "ARMY DAY" SAN ANTONIO, Mar. 30 Army day will be observed in San Antonio Saturday with a colorful parade through the downtown streets featuring Army units and with a comprehensive display of military equipment, arms and transportation on Lions field.' LEE IN AUSTRALIA MELBOURNE, Australia, March 30. (.<P) — Clark Lee, Associated Press war correspondent who covered the fail of Manila and the siege of Baiaan, arrived here today. . Buy A Defense Bond TODAYI tjon, and Don Keeble ot Corpus Chnstt,. vice president, will preside at the several sessions. At A Qlance. NEW YOHK, March 30. MP)— STOCKS: Steady; price changes narrow. BONDS: Irregular; rails and utilities in selective demand. COTTON: Higher; mill and local buying. CHICAGO:— WHEAT: Closed steady, regaining early losses. CORN: Higher; good industrial, feeding demand. HOGS: 10-20 higher; top $13.95; small supply; dressed pork firm. CATTLE: Steers and yearlings weak to 25 lower; shipper demand narrow. Livestock.. KANSAS CITY REPORT KANSAS CITY, March 30 (*•>— (VJSDA) — HOES 4.700: mostly steady with Friday 1 ! average: $po!s stronger on extreme heavies top 13.70; good to choice 170-340 Ibs. 13.35- J3.60; SOR-J steady to 10 higher, mostly 12.65-13.25; few 13.35; stock pljj 13 00 dour*. Cattle 20,000; calves 1,253; fed steen uneven, mostly Heady, spots slroneer on good to choice strong weights, heifers slow tending lower; other Celling classes fully steady: stocker and feeder classes comprising around 75 per cent of receipts !!. * etlve ' 1Z5S ID. Kansai fed steers lt.25; good to near choice steers 13.00-13.50; medium short feds downward to 10.75, J loads tood hfifer? 12.50: medium to good cows 8.50-9.50; vesler top 15.00. liberal o.uot» good to choice stockers 11.00-12.75; choice short yearlings and sleer calves U is"* tlv " redl Sheep .coo; practically hi r i y ' x '"? stron K«. b held abore 11.75. nothing lold t fed Iambi FOJRT_ WORTH REPORT March -v-««»,calves 1.400; market slow- «rly !a i« s i u iiy steady In all classes cattle «nd calves; common and medium beef itetrt and yearlings 8.00-10.50. S ood *.™ de U.OO-12.SO; some yearlings held «nner, and - ** i --*- -v.wv, |jui.n.ti tufj 1 J.TJ. good and choice 180-380 )». 13.35.50; KO od and choice 160-175 Ib. 13.70-13.30; p.ckiSz J?.\'.. str .°. n A- l»-'5-12.2S; itockrr pics 50 high-r. 11.00 down. Sheep 5.000; practically early. Pies 50 nothing *old Produce .. CHICAGO EtPORTv Tft . 11. "* CHICAGO. March 30 t,p, *„ Sutler, si «7» . cre * mec T- " sco " 36'.i: 92, 36; J It.. - . 't 5 -,??, 10 "" 1 M - PlJmouthirock rock 25'.4-26; b"-.ha<-v- chictens "f hre M ' A ' »«•"•«" "o'ite"i«" Ibs. up. colored 23, white ^4 small colored 22. white 22; S e«e, 2 Jta and down 19, over 12 Ibs. 15- turlcevs" *'' i 7 !, up undEr 7 lb KAXSAS ClTr l3-™t ,<- . -1-23, sprlnsei-r, 16-.25: roosters. 13VJ-14'',- hen turkeys, 21-23: torn turkeys ^ l £'• fautterfat. 31-33; butter. 34-35lt ' ' Germany Says Allied Transport Is Sunk LONDON, March 30 (/P)— The Germans claimed destruction of a Murmansk-bound transport laden with A m e r ican-made tanks and munitions today at a cost of a Nazi destroyer sunk in a convoy attack which may have been the first big-scale sea and air battle for command of the Allied Far Northern route to Russia. P fficia i London was silent on this German report, which said a British cruiser was torpedoed, but in its own offensive against the Germans in the north the air minis try' announced RAF patrol planes torpedoed and probably sank a German supply ship and set another afire last night in operations off the Norwegian and Danish coasts. Torpedoes were aimed at two other Nazi vessels, but the results were not determined. Bolivia is one of the world's chief sources of tin ore. Qrain .. CHICAGO REPORT CHICAGO, March 30 (ft—Corn prices rose it much as a cent a bushel while wheat and rye declined almost that much in. an Irrcsular- grain trade today. Corn, selling the hijhesc since early fn the month and within only », few cents of the peaks since 1931 w»s tlrength- ened by good industrial demand »nil hlzh- er ho? prices, wheat and rye. on the other hand, suffered from continued lag- milling and Hour tr»de. Wheat closiid unchanged to V« hither I'ORT WORTH REFORT FCRT WORTH. March 30 No. I soft 'tt " . No. I soft red wlnt?r l.3«»i-38y»' No" 1 hard, 1.28^4-11 •. ' . Barley 'No. 2 nom 61-68. Sorghums No. J yellow mllo per 100 . Ibs. ;iom 1.10-16: No. 2 white Itallr nom -jrhlte l.OS'^-OS'A; 1.0*-! 2. Corn, shilled. No. * No. Z yellow S7ii-SSU. Oats No. 2 red £5-86. Official Records *. Marriage Licenses Thomts Spencer Copelin, 2s. and Mist Ovena Paschal, 19, both of Lubbock Air Harris. 19. and Mildred Moore. 17, both, or Lubbeck. Lubbock Courts 89TU DISTRICT E. L. Pitt;, Judfe Presiding Caroline Rice Jones against Robert M. Jones, suit for divorce. Lee Jackson against Mary Lte H. Jackson, suit for divorce. General Mortgage Investment company against J. I,. K. Wheeler, suit on debt. COUNTS G. V. Pardue, Judft fretidlat Dorothy A. Cobb, application for guardianship of a minor. Building Pel-mils A, W. May, owner, and Ray Givens. contractor, to construct one-story frame residence and garage detached ty-lltth street, $4,950. 2705 TW*Q- B. N: Hillmirk, owner, and Roy Bofaer- aon, contractor, to construct one.story frame residence and garage detached st 2201 Thirty-second street.' J4.B50. M. H. Day. owner and contractor, to construct one-story frame residence and gsrage attached a-. 303 Waco avenue S2 700. a ' ' M. K. Day; owner and contractor, to construct one-story^ frame residence and sarage attached at 2112 Third street, S? 700. *" ^ Ran Smith, oivntr and Ray Eadley contractor, to repair* building »t 1657 Col- lej« avenue, *!00? 4 .J3eorge Benon, owner, and A. M. Hensley, contractor, to construct one-story addition to servant house at rear.ot 2811 Twentieth 'tt/cec, $650. ;B. Sherrod, ownci* and ^contractor, to construct one-story "accessory buildine for storage at rear of 210.' Sixteenth street, 5,00. 4 , w -i B - Kelly, owner and contractor to Ji&o* *"* st a ^ rear °*.? 63 ? E jzn'n street. J. A. PhilUp5, .owner, and R. W. Walker, contractor, to .canstruct, one-story frame *j 250 t0 ' " sltlei:c<; *' 190S Broadway, -t ' " \ * '" ' • - " * Warranty D^eds T. T.-Tipps and others to Belhcl Rogers L, 8 , antf •" of block - 4 ot Morning Side addition,' 52,8^0. , . R: L. Douglas and others to*C. C Hoffman. NWVV ol HE'/* hf survey 43 block 5 of Lubbock count/. .510. . ol blocfc a-o town of othert, portion Hurlwood. HO. . J. S. Edwards to T. E. Bumpass, lots Anotb'e r»* Region 'Is Freed Qf^G'ernjans ••• M O S COW, Mar.* 30 '(/P, 1 — Ittis- sian forces In the Smolensk sector directly.vwest of Moscow, have liberated another region from German occupation after a two-day battle, official front ' line dispatches said tonight. Twenty communities were" taken over by the" Soviets after the German lines broke late last week it was reported. « « (Swedish reports reaching London said heavy fighftng was diminishing on the northern end of the front, possibly indicating both the Germans and the Russians sre getting ready for spring campaigns. ., _„ * (Frozen lakes, rivers and swamps in the Vyazma, Staraya Russa and Leningrad sectors are beginning to soften up on warm afternoons, thus forcing changes in battlelines and firing positions. these reports declared.) Modern Italy has an area only slightly greater than the state of Nevada. WAR NEEDS MONEY BUY UNITED STATES DEFENSE BONDS end STAMPS It Costs Money To Defeat The Axis Your Government CAllS OK YOU TO HELP NOW! Buy Defense Bonds and Siaraps Today IF YOU "BONDS COST AS LITTLE AS AND STAMPS CAN BE PURCHASED AT RETAIL STORE!: AnoShcr of Its Contribution to Nation*! Defense, Sttiontl Solidarity and to tbt Pros;eutio= of.« Successful War' Agata°t ^ n ' *? d .* 1 ! ^ n <™:" of the Awerlc»n of Life). Riom Trial Likely Not To Be Resumed VICHY, Unoccupied France. March 30. (ff)— The Riom trial of persons accused of responsibility for France's defeat is to be suspended from April 2 to April 15. aiid although there was no official announcement, it is doubtful whether it wiSl be resumed. HOME HEPOBTS IT The Rome radio, in a French- language broadcast heard in Ne.w York by C3S, also said the Riom tnal would be suspended but that it would "be resumed at some later date in a different form which would conform with the aim that Marsha! Petain wishes to attain."Thus the Vichy regime apparently seeks to stop with the least possible publicity a trial which from its' inception has proved a boomerang, with the defendants accusing their accusers with uncomfortable defiance. Supreme Court Hands Down Labor Rulings Washington, March 30. (A>j—The Supreme court outlawed today any closed shop contract between a company and a union where the labor organization had been assisted by the employer. An 8 to 1 opinion, delivered by Justice Reed, asserted that the Wagner act prohibited such contracts. Justice. Roberts dissented. The litigation grew out cf rivalry between five AFL affiliates and a CIO union over obtaining members at the Electric Vacuum Clear- ner company, Inc., of Cleveland^ The labor board found that the company had made a closed agreement in 1937 with the AFL, affiliates after coercing the employes to join these organiaztions and to "forego" the CIO affiliate. Methods employed, the board said, included discharges, threats of discharge and a lockout. • Murder !s Charged In Arlington Death ARLINGTON, March 30. John H. Bryant, 41, made $2,500 bond today and was released, under a charge accusing him of murdering his son-in-law, Jack Tom Rogers, 22. The complaint was filed in the court of Justice of the Peace M. C. Dalby, who set examining trial for Wednesday. Rogers was shot to death Sunday while holding his 30 months old daughter, Sonja Jean, in his arms. The child is in a hosital with a flesh wound in the hip. Assistant District Attorney Slewart Hellman said Mrs. Rogers had filed divorce and child custody proceedings in district court. Bryant said in a statement to Hellman that he fired after Rogers took Sonja . Jean from the Bryant automobile and "started to run. HAYS RE-ELECTED NEW YORK, March 30. (fP) — Will H.*Hays was re-elected president of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America lor the 2!st consecutive year at •the annual meeting today. ~ CRASH IS FAi'AL-3 AUSTIN, March 30. {.<!•)— Dr. C. J. Connor, Corus Christi physician injured in an airplane collision Saturday at the-^Austin municipal airport, died today at a local hospital. . S , a OIL STORAGE UP AUSTIN, March 30 (<P>—Refinery oil storage Jn Texas at the end of February was 79,239,416 barrels, 4,354,632..fhigher than at the start? of the month, railroad commission engineers reported today. ^_. _, - &' Buy A Defense Bond TODAYl Air Force School At San Angela Okayed WASHINGTON, March 30 Rep. South (D-Tex) said tonight the War department had notified him it had authorized the location of an air force school at San Angelo, Texas, -to cost in excess of $5,000,000. He said a contract for architect- engineering services had been awarded Myers and Noyes, and Mark Lemmon, Dallas. Construction, he said, will be under direction of the Galveston office of the corps of engineers. CAP STARTS TRAINING FORT WORTH, March 30 (K\— The Civil Air patrol, composed of civilian pilots enlisted to help in the war effort on the home front, will begin training here tomorrow, USO AT DALHART QALHART, March 30 (IP) — A USO center for members of the U. S. armed forces was opened in Dalhart today. AUSTRALIAN DIES LONDON, March 30. (/P>—Sir Reginald Mant, 71-year-old Australian wnp became an expert on Indian civil service, died tonight at Stoke Poges, Buckingham- shire. ' INDIANS BACKING WAR LIVINGSTON, March 30, (ff}~ To the last brave, remnants of two proud tribes of American Indians —the Alabamas and the Coushattis —are backing the all-out war effort The red men are devoting their energies to the Jood-for-defense program, improvement of livstock herds and sale of defense bonds and stamps. TOP SALESMAN HONORED CHICAGO, March 30. (£>) — James Cavanaugh, jr., 12,'ranked as the. top young salesman in suburban Oak Park today—his $25,000 worth of business for Uncie Sam winning him a S25 defense bond. The 525,000 was for defense bonds James sold during the 60- day campaign sponsored by the Elks dub for 2,300 parochial children. PECOS VOTES BONDS PECOS, March 30. (IF)— Pecos has approved a 550,000 bond issue to finance,the city's share in the army basic flying school to be built here. The vote, last Saturday was 548 to 4. - ' GREENVILLE HAS FIRE GREENVILLE, March 30. (U.R)— Fire of undetermined origin did damage estimated at more than $35,000 early today to equipment at the Greenville municipal airport, now under construction. KILLED IN ACCIDENT ROBSTOWN, March 30 (.<P) i— Jose Saenz, 35, was killed and Celestino Barrientes injured seriously when their autcTiobile overturned on the Kingsville highway near here today. FUNERAL RITES SCHEDULED GALVESTON? March 30 «P) — Funeral services will be held Wednesday for A. Martini, 71, well-known theatrical man, who died yesterday. ABOUT OLIVES When it is picked, the so-called "ripe" olive is green in color. It is placed in brine, allowed to ferment for two weeks", and then treated with lye solution, after which it is exposed to the atmosphere, turning the olive black. The lye is bleached out before canning. IMPRISONMENT COSTS The cost of maintaining a convict in prison is estimated to be $435.19 a year, while the cost of supervising a convict on parole is $46.81 annually. STAHTON STARTER /t HERE' SEE YOUR LOCAL FEED DEALER OR The Standard Milling Company 1503 4th Si. Lubbock Phones LD 12 or 5571 News Briefs C. E. Luct, cttputy U. S." marshal,-has returned to duties alter a series of mineral bath treatments in Mineral \Vells, The day.oid son ol. Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Aaron of 808 Avenue U was buried Sunday in Abilene. Death was.early Sunday. n«v. Troy Siewait of Fort Worth will speak each day for the next two weeki in : revival services being conducted at the Assembly of God church, at 2103 Avenue O. Rev. Mont M. Walker is pastor. Service Wages (Continued From Page One) poses service in the National Guard. Nurses now receiving $70 to $115 a month, depending on length of service, would be increased to a range starting at $90 and ending at $150. Another bill passed by the Senate and se.nt to the House would bring the pay.scale of the Philippine commonwealth army and the Philippine scouts up to United States army levels, as recommended by Gen. Douglas MacArthur. Australian Campaign (Continued From Page'One) overland thrust of consequence had been driven back to iis starting point by the elements. This was in the Markham valley of New Guinea. There, it was disclosed, Japanese troops who had advanced 27 miles in a slow and painful March from the east New Guinea coast had been compelled to give up every mile by great floods in the valley. Now, it was added, the enemy was again centered about Lae, Salamaua and Finschhafen — the towns from which he had begun his incursion. Burma Battle Rages (Continued From Page One) anese, despite numerical superiority, had lost heavily in-their "all arms" attack on Toungoo since last Wednesday. It said Japanese front-line troops in Burma consisted of the 33rd and 55th divisions of the 15th army corps—30,000 to 40,000 men — with large reserve forces held in the rear and at least another division arriving by sea. Against all these forces, the one Chinese division in Toungoo te- tals about 8,000 men, Chungking said. Lew Ayres Classified As Objector To War ' -' ANGELES, Mar. 30 (.4>) — Chairman A. H-. Peir of the selective service, local board No. 246, said late today that Motion Picture Actor Lew Ayres had been granted classification as a conscientious objector and was leaving tonight for a camp "somewhere in .Oregon or the state of Washington." Efforts to reach Ayres, former husband of Ginger Rogers and famed in screen offerings as the lead player in the "Dr. Kildare series, were unsuccessful. "This plea is -the '-hardest o£ all for a board to decide," the chairman said. "We finally came to the conclusion that his objections to Army service were sincere." Traffic Deaths / Are Decreasing (Jly The Associated Pressi CHICAG9, March 30—America's climbing total of traffic deaths was checked last month Jfor the fii-st time since July, 1940, the National Safety council reported today. The February toll was 2,380 a« compared with 2,590 in the same month of 1941. The drop was 8 per cent and end<id 18 months of. continuous increase. Travel Decreased Sharply Since only fragmentary reports on February mileage were available, the council was unable to determine what part; any decrease in travel due to rationing of cars and tires might have playe'd in cutting down the number of fatal injuries. If February travel did fall in proportion to the reduction in deaths, the council pointed out, it was a sharp decrease, because mileage was up 16 per cent in December and 10 per cent in January. The council warned against any feeling of complacency or. the part of the motoring public or a belief that rationing would automatically bring further reductions. "We cannot overlook the facts that 5,490 persons were killed in traffic in the first two months of this year—'only one per cent fewer th?n in the corresponding period of the record- breaking year of 1941," said Col. John Stillwell, president of the council. Oklahoma Ciiy Deathless Of the 42 states whose February traffic death figures were available to the council, 26 showed decreases from February, 1941, while two had the same -number of deaths. Cities whose two-months records were available totaled 391, with 232 showing reductions from the same period of last year and 47 having exactly the same number of deaths. Oklahoma City, whose population is 204,400, had a perfect record for the fii-st two m o n t hs. So did New Bedford, Mass., with a population of 110300. . ' Nazis Claim Luebeck Civilians Are Killed BERLIN (From German Broadcasts), March 30. (/P)~ The German high command asserted today that the "civilian population of Luebeck suffered severe losses" in the British bombing attack on that major Baltic port Saturady night. "It has been established that mainly residential quarters of the town were hit,' the communique said. ' ;;,.-, • (Luebeck ij the principal • port which handles trade' between Germany and Sweden. It also is a supply port for German troops in Norway and on the extreme northern Russian front.) Governor Cards Four Speeches This Week AUSTIN, March 30. (/p>_Governor Coke R. Stevenson today announced four, speaking dates Wednesday and Thursday. He said he planned to address a patriotic rally at Cleburne Wednesday night and the State Restaurant association convention at Dallas Thursday morning. Dedication of a new courthouse a L Cooper in Delta county will take the governor there Thursday afternoon and that night he will speak at Paris. 3 DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING Only LESTERS tremendous buying power enables you to gel this $150 value for only $ 75 00 PAY $1.50 WEEKLY BROADWAY e$ COME IN FOR AN EXAMINATION DR. CHARLES C. HURRAY HEGISTEREU OPTOMETRIST — OFFICES AT PAY AS LITTLE AS ' "" Weekly

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