Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 46, No. 304, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 23, 1943 Page: 4 of 6
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Thursday, Dec. 23, 1943
Entered u second class matter at po«< q
office in Sweetwater. Texas. Feb. 0, 1Mb
, Airlines are at last to be given public credit for the job
"' for the Army Transport,Command and the Naval
Service, in flying war freight and passengers all
j world. Office of War Information is issuing a report on
the aubjeet after weeks of headaches and delay, trying to get
evettiwne concerned in agreement on what could or should be said.
*&e Jealousies going into this thing have been terrific. Nearly
evei$> .airline has been, afraid that it wouldn't get full credit for
whttji had done, or that one of the competitors would get more
credit than it deserved, or that the Army Transport Command
would get credit, ior something that the airlines had done, or that
ATC wouldn't let the commercial airlines announce what they
considered major achievements. Trying to keep the ambitious
airlines happy about what they have been doing for the war
effort has been a real problem.
HAS: DROP OUT OF WAR PICTURE
The 6WI report on commercial airline operation in the war
Qixmijtt out just in time for what may be a swan song on their
effort, In the beginning, the commercial airlines did the whole
Jpb. Army and Navy had no personnel, no planes, no experience
for. a transport job, so the airlines furnished everything and did
we work.. . /
T'pdajv on the transport operation, the commercial airlines are
doing about 30 per cent of the work. By the end of 1944 the com-
mercial airlines will be doing only about 10 per cent of the work.
If the-war lasts long enough, there may come a time when the
services will be doing all their own air transport flying, and the
airlines will be back in private business, exclusively.
For the airlines have taught the services how to run an air-
line. The airlines have run schools to train transport pilots and
navigators and ground crews and operations personnel.
When the services first went into air transport, the commercial
airlines had all the transport planes—358 of them before Pearl
Harbor. The services bought 176, turning about half over to mili-
tary and naval crews and assigning the others to the airlines to
operate for the services on a contract basis, hauling military
Today, with hundreds of new military transport planes com-
ingnoff.the production lines, t he arm^d services qre becoming more
jjpMI«gfc>fte self-sufficient. Twenty of the planes taRefl^ffofn. thcaif-;
lines, have now. been returned to them for commercial operation;
jijiviiif* the civil, domestic airlines a fleet of 202 planes with which
to operate. f
L Sftr.gradually, the commercial airlines, which have been insist-
ently urging that they be given more planes so as to permit them
to. their Wartime joh of carrying more domestic passengers, mail
anS express, are having this demand met. But it may be that the
more civil flying they do, the less they will be doing for the Army
and .Navy. And before long they may be converted back to their
civilian business entirely.
PROFIT BY THE in EXI'KRIKNCK
Their 'military and naval experience, however, has unques-
tionably been a good thing for the commercial airlines. They have
inade more money than they ever dreamed of making. It. has put
arits in the.seats of their flying pants, and all the airlines arc now
ambitious to expand their networks all over the world. .They have
flying experience and .the trained personnel to operate wherev-
ep/.t&ey can get permits and do business.
),-.The need for maintaining secrecy■ on their operations and. pro-
tecting military security have been the reasons why' the airliries
havf not been permitted to tell more about the part they have
played in the war. Tfie airlines ha.ve chafed under this military
censorship Pan American was, recently permitted to say it had
made 5000 ocean crossings, arid TWA 1000. Now the other lines
are to be permitted to tell what they have done too—Northeastern
in flying to Europe over the northern route, Northwestern to
Alaska, American and Eastern to South America, United to Aus-
tralia," American Export to North Africa. And all the airlines will
be permitted" to tell something of the work they have done in
contract flying, running modification centers, repairing and over-
hauling planes, training personnel.
Hardin Simmons To
Raise $5C0,C00 For
ABILENE — (UP) - A cam-
paign to raise $500,000 in a build-
ing and endowment fund has
been launched by Hardin-Sim-
mons University, with Dr. It.
N. Richardson, acting president,
as chairman of the steering
will be renovated and repaired.
Pastors of Baptist churches in
the Abilene area have been in-
vited to a conference January 6
at. Hardin-Simmons to perfect an
organization for the pastor's
part in the program.
The general steering commit-
tee includes: Rev. .1. M. Sibley,
Sweetwater; Itev. Fred Eastham
Wichita Falls. Raymond Foy,
Dallas, and LeRoy Jennings,
Mary Paxton Pender, C. M. Cal'i-
well, E. B. Atwood, Hiram Ar-
rant and Ed Stewart, all of Abi-
lene. J. D. Sandefer, jr., of
Breckenridge, chairman of the
Hardin-Simmons board of trus-
tees, is cx-officio member.
committee. The drive i-s dove-
tailed with the Sill,000,000 denom-
inational endowment campaign
recently announced by the Ba^
tint General Convention of Te c-
Hardin-Simmons has been
giyeh the half million dollar
gnal- on approval of the General
Convention executive hpard.
AH Baptist churches, including
missionary sbfcietles and other
units, will cooperate ih the pro-
• If-SU campaign i«t em*
plzitig raising or moWy for
...fllngr. ft will include com-
Wlion 6f the Sandefer Memor-
llfwhd drive, ih which a sup*
M part has bean pledged
Kid. Such new ttuildtfiffi
sible at the cotielus-
of the war are to be con-
•ducted and present buildings
Winter Easing Back
Into Texas Today
DAI.LAS — il'Pi — Winter—
the official variety this time—
is easing hack into Texas today
for what predicters weatherman
say Will be only a short visit
and one not quite so unfriendly
as last week's.
Fresh to strong v mds hrvr.
brought freezes to nnrt of Xorth
Texas, the Panhandle nnd South
Plains areas. The weatherman
sees freezing, weather I v iovno**-
rou morning as far south a-
the Middle Texas coast.
Present signs point, to a mod-
erate and cloudy Christmas Day
for most of the state.
Clearing skie., tonight, how
ever, are scheduled to send the
mercury to around ten degrees in
the Panhandle, 15 to 20 degrees
ih the South Plains, 10 to 22
degrees in the north portion of
The weatherman sees 20-to 25
degree temperature in the Pecos
region. 26 to .12 degrees over the
remainder of West Texas. 28
to 32 degrees near upper an t
middle coast and near freezing
in the extreme southwest por-
tion of East Texas.
Some liRht showfal! has been
reported for today at Alnarillo
ami Wink. And light freezing
flrlr,*IPiis falling at Midland.
HOUSTON — (UP) — The
Ellington Fifeld officers' bask-
etball team beat the Rice Owls
42 \t> 39 last night in Houston
after trailing most of the game.
In Sate Of Cars
Dealers and individuals who
sell motor vehicles after Dec-
ember 31, 1943, will be requir-
ed to surrender their gasoline
rations to the local War Price
and Rationing Board, according
to an announcement today by
M. H. Pior, chairman of the No-
lan County War Price and Ra-
"Motor vehicles" include au-
tomobiles, trucks, buses, and
motorcycles, the chairman said.
"The supply of gasoline avail,
able for civilian consumption
will decrease with each new of-
fensive of the allied armies,"
Pior said, "and this latest am-
endment to the Gasoline Ration-
ing Order is designed to tighten
the controls on the use of this
reduced supply of civilian gaso-
line. This action is another step
toward preventing gasoline cou-
pons from finding their way in-
to black market channels."
The new plan will work as
follows, according to the chair-
1. When selling a motor vehi-
cle, the owner must bring his j
remaining mileage ration cou-;
pons to the War Price and Ra-
2. Tn excfiange for the coupons
he will be issued a receipt in
3. Both copies of the receipt
ann his tire inspection record
must be given bv the seller to
the new owner of the vehicle.
I. The new owner will- give
the original of the receipt- to
the motor vehicle registrar when
applying for a transfer of title.
5. He will present the copy
of the reccipt and the tire in-
spection record to the Board
when he applies for his gaso-
Pior stressed the provision
that all dealers in new or used
motor vehicles must submit an
inventory of their vehicles to
the local Board between Janu-
ary 1 and January 11, inclusive.
The inventory is to be submitt-
ed on OPA Form R-57S on Jan-
uary 1, 1011, or not later than
January 11, and should include
automobiles, trucks, buses, and
motorcycles which are held by
the dealer as of the close of bu-
siness on December 31, 1043.
"On receipt of this inven-
tory," Pior said, "we will isstie
a gasoline surrender receipt
(OPA Form Ft-569) ih duplicate
for each vehicle listed;" "We
will not be permitted to issue
gasoline ration coupons for a
vehicle that has changed owner-
ship after December 31, 1943,
unless the applicant has the
copy of the gasoline surrender
receipt referred to," the chair-
Copies of the inventory forms
may be obtained by writing or
calling in person at the Ration-
ing Division of the District OPA
Offic ein the Fort Worth Club
Building in Fort Worth.
(Continued from page 1)
a Jap troop transport and a six-
thousand-ton ship off New Ire-
land. A Jap destroyer was also
Over on the Asiatic main-
land, members of the 14th
Ah- Forcr chalked up 65 Jap
planes to their credit yester-
They destroyed or damaged
45 out of 58 enemy planes in
a furious flog fight over a for-
ward I'. S. air base. So effective
was the American interception
that the Jap bombing formation
i was able to inflict only minor
; 'amago to the airfield installa-
tions. Major General Chen-
• nault's Flying Dragons also shot
j down 20 Jap planes from a force
| which tried to attack Kunming.
| From New Delhi comes a re-
! port that Indian Gurkha troops
! have inflicted heavy casualties
I on Jap troops defending an irn-
! port ant supply road in north-
: western Burma. The communi-
! que also asid that Jap forces
were repulsed earlier this week
in an attempted dawn attack
in the Arakan sector of the Rut-
1 ma-India front.
Sailors Fill In As
OAKLAND, Calif.—(UP)—, A
! naval \t--H at Moore Dry dock
company is being completed by
a crew of sailors. They asked
permission to work when mach-
HOLLYWOOD — (UP)—There
won't he a motion picture ver-
sion of the Hollywood Canteen
^fter all. Warner Brothers stu-
dio has announced (hat they
)iave cancelled the production,
after spending an estimated
$280,000 on the film.
Officials point, out that—be-
cause of the guild decree—for
full salaries they would be fore
ed to pay some actors and ac-
tresses up to $150,000 for a day's
The picture had been in pro-
duction since November 15th.
NAPLES — (UP)— Allied
airmen stationed in Southern
Europe are looking back on
some excellent work. For in-
stance, the 82nd Fighter group,
a part of the 15th Air Force,
destroyed 360 enemy planes in
the first year of Mediterranean
day on the anniversary of the
combat. That was revealed to-
82nd's first combat action in
As for ground action in the
Mediterranean . . . Canadian as-
sault forces have carried the
bloody battle of Ortona lflto its
final phases. They have driven
the Germans from most of the
Adriatic port — now all but.
wrecked. Arid the battle is
swirling in the northwest out-
skirts. The British Eighth army
is out to drive through the city
—the eastern anchor point for
the German line—and on to the
key port of Peseara a few miles
On the other side of the
peninsula, American troops
have raptured two more
eonititandinK height* in
their advance toward Cassi-
no, Germany* stronghold
blocking the main road to
General. Eisenhower paid one
of his rare visits to the Italian
front yesterday. There he per-
sonally decorated a California
flier, Lt. Col. Karl Polifikn.
The airman had carried out a
dangerous photographic mission
over enemy iines to spot hidden
artillery positions that had hold
up the Fifth army advance 3
Incidentally, Gen. Eisenhow-
er still is being mentioned as
the probably choice for com-
mander of the Allied western
invasion. The United Press
Washington bureau manager,
Lyle Wilson, says the interest-
ed powers have agreed on Eis-
enhower as the man to lead the
The Germans seem to tac
afraid of another invasion, an
invasion of the Balkans. Jugo-
slav sources in London, say
they are evacuating the civilian
population from the Adriatic
coast to forestall aid to possi-
ble, Allied landings there.
They also say the Germans
have captured a town described
as the headquarters of. Marshal
Tito's headquarters. The situa-
tion in Bosnia is described ..
Critical both for Tito arid his
rival, General MikhailoVitch.
Names In The
GENRRAJJ OT'EX CHENG
Hero Of The Hire Bowl
■ General Chen Cheng's troops
have wrested four more bases
from the Japanese in the rice
bowl of China.
Chen's capture of the towns
cleared the entire north shore
of Lake Tungting, in the south-
central part of the country.
The youthful general — he's
only 43 — has the reputation of i
being Generalissimo Chiang j
Kai-Shek's best soldier. But his |
military career hasn't always
been victorious. It's almost im-
possible to win continually
against a better-equipped ene-
my. Even the success of the re-
cent rice bowT leaves a hitter
taste. For the Japanese were
able to hang on long enough to
destroy much of the area's vital
General Chen first won the
recognition of the Generalissi-
mo when he was a division com-
mander. During a maneuver, he
directed his troops so well that
a foreign military adviser to
the government was much im-
pressed. After the drill was ov-
er, the advisor told Chiang Kai-
"Among all your division-
commanders. the 'little man'
showed the liest spirit of init-1
iative and leadership."
The "little man" was Chen, j
It wn- through the introduc-i
t,ion or (he Generalissimo that
Genera! Chen met and married
Miss Tang Chang, the daughter
of a prominent Chinese states-
man The Generalissimo was
eager to see the promising
young officer allied to Tangs
veteran revolutionary family.
The -torv is that shortly before
the wedding. Madame Tang
questioned Chen's ability, since
he was onlv a division com-
mander. But it wasn't long be-
fore Chiang Kai-Shek made
Chen an army commander. And
the young man proved worthy
of his promotion and his brides
Chen was among the first, to
clamor for armed resistance
when the Japanese attacked the
northeastern provinces of Chi-
na in 1931. ShoHly before the
first, shot was fired, Chen ser-
Too LoU To Oa—lfy
For Sale: 1943 Ford Coach De-
Luxe, good condition. 5 good
tires. See at Hawkinson Tread
Service. Next to Blue Bonnett
§1 FAITH BALDWIN
Two vicToinn vo*
"P MILTS head ached, her heart
^ went on hammering, the palms
of her hands were wet. She
wasn't in love, she thought, hot in
the crazy sense of wanting to
make love. Who can make love,
who can create it? She merely
loved this man sitting here beside
her with every breath she drtw.
He said: "If I thought she were
really the way she tries to' make
Emily drew a deep breath. She
"She's not. She is, as you say,
unhappy, and I think, frightened.
She's acquired a certain veneer,
a protective coloring. Underneath,
she's sound and sweet. The
right man would find her so."
"Thanks," he said, after a while,
and rose. "I'm overdue at the of-
fice," he told her. He put his
hand on her shoulder hard.
"You're swell," he said gratefully.
Long after he had left her she
sat there and felt the tears spill
down her face. Then she wiped
them away and went back into the
house. She hadn't let Nancy
down, and she hadn't let herself
down. Because she believed all
she had said. She knew Nancy,
none better. What she didn't be-
lieve was that Jim was the man
for Nancy, the man to call out all
her latent tenderness and gentle-
ness, to bring her happiness, to
be made happy in his turn.
She spoke to some unseen moni-
tor is she went slowly upstairs.
But what else could I have said?
she asked helplessly.
• • o
A UTUMN blazed past, and Mrs.
Edgar launched her campaign
beginning the night that Emily,
with extreme reluctance, dined at
the Edgar house, with a friendly,
even affectionate hostess. After
dinner she sent Frank up to the
attic in order to find an old snap-
shot book. During his abeence,
much prolonged as the book was
reposing in a bottom drawer of
Mrs. Edgar's own desk, she of-
fered Emily a cigaret and some
She said gently, "Frank's asked
you to marry him, hasn't he?"
Emily nodded, and waited.
"Of course, I would be delight-
ed," Elsie Edgar assured her, and
murmured something about her
affection for the entire Hall fam-
ily, "and y^t—you win permit me
to be honest?"
"Of course," said Emily, sup-
pressing a desire to laugh.
"For both your sakes," said Mrs.
Edgar smoothly, "it might not be
wise—much as 1 would like to
Emily said, rather shortly:
"I've refused him, Mrs. Edgar."
"You used to call me Aunt
Elsie," said the older woman. She
added, "He doesn't believe that
you'll go on refusing forever,
Frank's very persistent."
She added idly that, persistent
or not, he was susceptible. "That
pretty girl in New York—I dis-
approved of her, my dear. I hoped
he'd get over it, and he did. And
then I thought perhaps that he and
Nancy—" she smiled and
Emily waited again.
Mrs. Edgar said with an entirely
spurious air of helplessness and
"If I knew what to do . . . It's
appalling to see him so indecisive,
but you could help me, Emily, if—
if you weren't in Cranberry . . ."
Emily's eyes were quiet and
cautious. She braced herself. She
thought, here it comes, and she's
quite capable .. . Mrs. Edgar hur-
ried on. She said, "After all,
you're wasted here. You have a
remarkable talent... of sympathy
and understanding. A larger field
than Cranberry, perhaps Boston,
for instance ... 1 have consider-
able influence, and things might
• e e
CHE paused, expectantly, and
Emily said gently:
"I understand perfectly. But I
like my Job here, and the reason
I came home was to be near my
mother and father."
"Of course. And yet—"
Emily thought, it might be a
solution. Away from Cranberry—
from Jim. If she didn't see him
every day, if she didn't have to
watch him with Nancy, and feel
the slow twist of the knife each
time . . . ? She said, on a deep
"I—I will think it over."
"Good," said Mrs. Edgar. She
added after a minute, "By the
way, I haven't told anyone yet, not
even Frank, but I am expecting a
house guest. When I was in Eng-
land years ago I met such a
charming woman, Lady Eleanor
Dawson. The younger daughter of
the Duke of Molrey," she ex-
plained gently. "Her husband,
Captain Dawson, died during the
last war. She—Lady Eleanor—
has a very attractive daughter,
Muriel. Lady Eleanor sent her
over here to school when the blitz
started. She's spent most of her
vacations with relatives in Can-
ada . . . but I thought it would
be nice if she could spend Christ-
mas here ..
Mrs. Edgar went on smoothly,
"So I invited her a few days ago.
There's a .letter in today's mail
saying she'll be delighted to
come." She added that it would
be great fun to have a young girl
in the house. Muriel was nineteen,
a typical English blonde.
Emily repressed a desire to in-
quire about her teeth and the size
of her feet.
Frank arrived, disgusted. He
hadn't found the damned book. He
didn't believe it existed. His
mother apologized, amiably. "I'm
so sorry, but it doesn't matter,
really. Frank, I haven't told you,
I was saving it as a sort of alter
dinner—savory . . . but I learned
today that the government has de-
cided upon the Elderberry prop-
erty as the proper site for the de-
Chalk up two victories for Mrs.
Edgar. (To Be Continued)
ved as assistant to the General-
issimo at the famous Killing
staff officers' training school.
It. was at. Killing that the dec-
I;;—ition of war vos decided up-
on nd announced,
Previously, ho hao taught, at
other military schools, and had
led forces against the northern
warlords'. In the succeeding
veaTs he participated in all the
fighting against the Chinese
Communists, and directed the
Shanghai campaign against t.h.:<
Then he was asked to defend
Hankow and Wuchang when it
was too late to save the area.
Xobody else would take oil the
uneven struggle. So Chen vol-
During the battle, Chen de-
"We do not aim to defeat (he
Japanese, but to drag them
down. For this conforms to our
strategy of forcing the enemy fo
fight a war of attrition."
The battle of Ichang, in the
fail of 1910, brought the general
no better luck, lie was rushed
from Chungking too late to pre-
vent the city's fall. However,
Chen placed the responsibility
for the fall of Ichang on his
"I lost the city," lie said. "But
I shall get it back."
At the same time, Chen was
directing the provincial gov-
ernment of Hupeh. A foreigner
was so impressed by General
Chen's administration that, ho
asked Chiang Kai-Shek:
"Shouldn't the Generalissimo
he afraid of Chen's rivalry
Chen's civil administration of
Hupeh is more indicative of
his personality than is his mil-
itary life. It's a "moral" pro-
vince, where all vices, including
drinking, are strictly prohibited.
He's an austere man, and even
his wife and children have no
easy life. When he returned
from his war area headquart-
ers after an absence of 10 weeks,
the general scolded his wife for
serving meat dishes at his wel-
coming meal. His home is as
simnle as his headquarters.
Chen i~ a modest, rather frail
man, who is calm, self-contain- j
C'i and quick-minded, lie treats j
his subordinates with severity,
and expects them to live as
simply as he does. The men in
uniform have a special respect, j
even tear of him, lie lolls his
"There can be no impossihili- !
ties when you work with mo, if
your heart and soul are in your |
As provincial administrator,
Chen's primary emphasis is on
free, plr ined education., 11i.si
Benes Hopes Poles To
Join In Soviet Pact
MOSCOW — (UP) — Doctor j
Edouard Benes, president of the '
.Czech government ip exile, says j
jthat he hopes Poland will be j
taken into his country's agree-j
menl wilh Russia. However he j
warns that it lriusf he done free-1
ly rather than by force or impo- J
father had been called upon lo j
educate several brothers, and
Chen almost lost his chance ;.o
go to school.
"I place education above ev'-|
erything. so that my hardships
may not occur to similar or less
fortunate children in my pro-.--!
II Oi." rai Chen C..eng can j
reconcile his differences with !
the Communist led Eighin j
Route Army, he may emerge as
one of the strongest loaders in !
a united post war China.
CAN BE TOLD
MIAMI, REACH, Fla. -
(CP)—Now it can be told!
Colonel John Kane oi
Shreveport, Louisiana, ha;
revealed why lipstick now i,-
standard equipment for fli
crs of the American
force in Italy.
It's all because Kane's
Ruddy — Captain J o Ii n
Voting of Dallas, Texa —
kept having bad luck over
But let Kane toll ii
It seems that on almost
all of his missions Captain
Young got forced down at
Malta—an emergency base-
on his way back.
"Finally," Kane says, "We
caught Voting there — with
an English girl. Then we
knew why lie took along
lipstick and other such
From then on. Kane adds,
all the fliers stocked up on
lipstick before thev went on
22 Real Estate
$47,520 In Sales
Twenty-tw real estato trans-
fers filed with. L. W. Jcott,
county clerk, total a considera-
tion of S 17.520. Transactions in-
duce residential and farm
Largest of the transfers was
the property of Mable L.
Wright to It. A. Ilorton $0,500,
north half of lot 2 in block 21,
Sweetwater: Lester Reeves to
\V. G. Wilson, $3,500, south haif
of a hvo-acre tract out of sou-
thwest, fourth of section -18, blk
22 T and P. C. M. Arbaugh to
R Guteriez $500 lot 2 in blk. 03
Original town. Frances Head-
rick to S. A .Rhodes, $2,100, lot
10 in blk. 4, Bradford; T. J.
Wade lo Gerald Witt $750 SE
1-1 of sec 50, blk 22 T and P.
Manse Wood to Walter N.
Baucum $4,500 lot 1 and 10 ft. of
X side of lot 2 in blk 1'), original
town. W. C. Walker to Mrs.
Georgia Jones $1000 part of blk
27 Eastern add.; Morris J. Green
to N. F. Coan $800 lots 1, 2, blk
."8, Orient add.: Perry D. Sneed
to Xaomi George $800 lots 2, 3
blk 1. Highland and part of N
half of sec 50, blk 22 T and P;
M. A. Daugherty to D. L. Pear-
co Sfi.OOO S\V fourth of sec 73,
block 21 T and P; D. L. i'earce
to .VI. A. Daughertv $7.">0 X half
of sec 101 blk X, f and P.
City of Sweetwater to Mrs.
I A. V. Grimes $20 X half of lot
j 20, blk A. cemetery; E. II. Hen-
dricks to C. R. .Xanco $1100 lot
' 1 blk l, Roscoe; W. II. Bau-
i mann to O. W. Batunann $3,850
I W 00 acres of XE fourth of see
| 70 blk 2 I, T and P. W. W. Trav-
! land to Ruby Smith Finley $2250
| lot II blk 35 Bradford; South-
! land Life to J. A. Younger an;l
L. C. Curry $.0,000 X 50 feet of lot
2 blk 111. Original town: Charles
A. Jones to .Virs. Roulah Harris
j $050 lot s. Bennett subdivision;
Letha Irene Moore
Gregory 8550 lots
Orient, add.: O. C.
E. Davis $2,500 lot
City of Sweetwater to D. C.
Brewster $500, XAV" fourth of lot
5 blk 53, cemetery; W. E. Kirk-
man to C. L. Kroifel $1,650 lots .
r. 10. blk 11 I. Orient; A. M. Rob-'
ions to E. II Thorman $1,650
lots 15, 10 blk 2 Eastridge.
S. M. Allen, Cattle (
Man, Is Dead
HOI STON - (IT) -- Fun-
eral plans are complete for S.
M. Allen who died Monday night
I in his downtown hotel apart-
j ment in Houston.
Allen was a member of a pio-
i neer Houston family and an ac-
! tive member of (lie Texas Cat-
i tie Raisers' Association.
ONION >1.1' CKILINGS
W'ASI i I X'GTOX — (UP) —
The OPA Ii:is established a uni-
i Ir,rui maximum .price on onion
sets used for planting purposes.
1. 2 blk 61,
I less to W.
: 1-1, blk 42,'
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Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 46, No. 304, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 23, 1943, newspaper, December 23, 1943; Sweetwater, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth282807/m1/4/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sweetwater/Nolan County City-County Library.