Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 47, No. 217, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 21, 1944 Page: 3 of 8
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Thursday, Sept. 21, 1944
Sweetwater Reporter) Sweetwater, Texas
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DALLAS (UP) — A labor
dispute between a stee! workers
local and the Mosher Steel Com-;
; pany Dallas plant is in the hands i
i • if President Roosevelt. Action
j is expected no later than to- j
| An. international representa-
tive of the union says 100 steel
workers left, the plant last Fri-
, flay when the company failed
to i-arr.v out a war labor board
! order. The army has taken ov-
! er the plant, according to the im-
| ion spokesman. W. A. Leigh.
Leigh says the union was in-
I volted in a similat' <ii-pute with
| the Hughes Tool Co. of Houston
II wo u eeks ago.
M1-:i:T 'SALOMK' — Yvonne
i)e Carlo, above, a Vancouver,
I?. ('., is a girl in 20,000. She
imis picked from that many
lovelies by producer Walter
Wangcr to play title role in his
forthcoming film, "Salome,
Where She Danced," and he
.styles her "the most beautiful
girl in (lie world."
French Press Hopes
To Finance Own News
On ltanUliead Highway
West of Sweetwale
Itl.CKI VI.S COMMKMUTIOV
HOUSTON (UP) — Chief
Boatswain's Mate W'eldon L. .ler-
nigan, of Aransas Pass, Texas,
has received official commenda-
tion from the commander-in-
'•riief of ihe United States Kleet
for outstanding service and
steadfast devotion to duty in
connection with the recovery of
four barges which broke loose
from a tow near New Guinea in
year, the Navy
I louston today.
- has assured President
lie of the United Press
rnment financing of
to pay ade-
the French Press
will stop as soon
newspapers are able
Teitgen says the French news
association soon will be running
without government financing
or control—with freedom to ob-
tain news from any source and
j io make its own news available
anywhere its management desir-
j es. He adds that the association
! will be under no govern mental
i compulsion to make exclusive
j arrangements with any other
! news agency or agencies.
I The French minister says
; France welcomes other indepen-
dent news agencies which may
be organized within France, as
well as news agencies of the
other United Nations. These out-
side agencies, he adds, may dis-
tribute news to the French press
and gather news within France
on an equal basis w
Monday On New
A new quota of surgical dress-
ings to be folded arrived in
Sweetwater Thursday and a call
has been issued for workers to
report at their places in the sur-
gical dressings center at the
Doscher building to begin work
on the quota Monday morning.
The new quota includes 25.200
dressings. The center has been
closed for the past several weeks
.Mi's. C. A. Rosebrough and Mrs.
R ,M. Simmons are co-chairmen
Slipping or Irritating?
Don't be embarrassed by loose
false teeth slipping, dropping or
wabbling when you eat, talk or
laugh. Just sprinkle a little FAS-
TEETH on your plates. This
pleasant powder gives a remark-
able sense of added comfort and
security by holding plates more
I'irmjy. No gummy, gooey, pasty
taste or feeling. It's alkaline
(non-acid). Get FASTEETH at
any drug store.
LONDON (UP) — The Lon-
don Daily Mail charges that Al-
lied supreme headquarters is al-
lowing American businessmen to
go to Paris and establish valu-
able contacts—although British
merchants are not granted the
The paper charges that many
of these Americans are flown to
France—wearing American mili-
tary uniforms. It tells of one
representative of a financial
corporation who landed in Fran-
ce in the uniform of a Red Cross
officer. Within IX hours after
the Allied entry into Paris — he
had changed into civilian cloth-
es and was busy with his clients.
This charge has brought a
quick denial from Harvey Gib-
son, the director of the Ameri-
can Red Cross in the European
Theatre. Gibson told the United
Press that there is no foundation
of fact whatever is the charge.
Gibson says he's the only Red
Cross official he knows of who
could be described as a represen-
tative of a big financial corpora-
tion. And he adds, he's been to
Paris four or five times, but nev-
er in uniform, and his business
has always been with the Red
The London Daily Mail arti-
cle is signed by Colin Bednall,
and carries an editor's note that
the newspaper knows it will be
I assailed both in Britain and Arn-
! erica for printing it. But the
Mail adds: "We feel that only
f<ood can he done by bringing in-
to the open a subject which al-
ready has caused serious damage
to Anglo-American relations."
Bednall claims that, he learn
ed. from one source that the Brit-
ish chamber of commerce was
one of the first British organiza-
tions to ask permission to re-
turn to their Paris office. Per-
mission, says Bednall, was de-
nied by Supreme Haedquarters.
Bedn'ai. adds that the Supre-
me Headquarters organization is
such thai the question of per-
mits to enter France rests al-
most entirely on the decision and
good will of American officers.
In the same article, Bednall
charges that America's diver-
sion of resources and manpower
to war purposes is far less than
Britain's in proportion
writes: "Almost every
week the world is told in the
form of official United States
propaganda of some new Ameri-
can product which is being pre-
pared now for commercial pro-
fit after the war."
16 Church Members
Sixteen members of the First
Christian church attended a dist- j
rict church convention Wednes- j
dav in Big Spring.
Rev. Hugh B. Warner, pastor |
of the Sweetwater First Chi
president tor tne coming year.
Others attending the conven-
tion were Mrs. Homer Bradford,
Mrs. Charles Paxton. Mrs. Manse
Wood, Mrs. Fannie Elder, Mrs.
S. N. Leach, Mrs. C. B. Dean.
Mrs. M. F. Garland, Mr. and Mrs.
Nev Sheridan. Mr. and Mrs. C S
Perkins, Mrs. lim Huffman. Mrs.
Raymond Bishop, Josephine
Warner, and the Rev. and Mrs.
Germans sowed the countryside through which the Siegfried Line runs with huge tank traps called
"dragon's teeth," like those pictured above, but they didn't stop the Yank armor. Photo, taken
near Aachen, Germany, shows a tank about to pass through a path blasted into the steel and con-
crete barrier by U. S. Army Engineers.
Complimenting the employes
of Tansil's, Mr. and Mrs. Rober:
Eidson entertained with a barbe-
cue supper Monday night at
their home on 12th street.
After a series of games were
played, a picnic supper of bar-
bacued steaks, potato salad, bak-
ed beans, pickles, doughnuts,
and iced tea were served to Mes-
sers. and Mmes. C W Breeding,
H A Tansil, E, S. Johnston, H
D. Bearden, and Esteilt, Hai.'v
and Patricia Tansil, Juantia
Parsons, Margie Elliott, Mrs.
Frances Parsons, and Mrs. Cora
The affair took place in
landscaped backyard at the
Served by Gardens
COLLEGE STATION — (UP)
—The Texas A. & M. College ex-
tension scerviee reports that its
gardening program reached 699,
313 families in Texas and that
the average spring victory gar
den netted 882 pounds of veget
allies valued at $135.57.
Some 600,000,000 pounds of
food worth nearly $95,000,00)
was grown in the state's gar-
dens. the service says
Farm gardens averaged 1,411
pounds of food, valued at S222.17
I II club gardens averaged $281
Of) and city gardens, producing
only an average of 366 pounds
of food each, averaged S36 17 per
TEXAS CITY —(UP) — Most
Texas City business houses, in-
eluding the city secretary office
and the Chamber of Commerce,
will close Fridfty afternoon iti !
respect to Colonel H. D. Moore, |
prominent Texas City civic and ;
industrial leader, who died last
Sunday at Santa Fe, New Mex-
ico, Burial will be on Friday.
culosis association's ru
all food handlers must be
ed is being adopted by cou
throughout the state. Mrs.
Alice Hilton, executive secretary
of the association, said in Gai«j
She said that active cases
tuberculosis were found in llfl
handlers examined in a group of
too Late To Classify
FOUND —Cylinder Head Gasket
See Leonard Dalton. 307 Ash
FOR SALE — 1937 Terroplane
Sedan excellent tires Good
Mechanically. 211 East Ave. B.
Help 15 Miles of Kidney Tubes
Flush Out Poisonous Waste \
If you have an excess of acida in your blood,
your 15 miles of kidney tubes may be over-
worked. These tiny filters and tubes are work-
ing day and night to help Nature rid your
system of excess acids aud poisonous waste*
When disorder of kidney function permits
poisonous matter to remain in your blood, it
may cause nagging backache, rheumatic pains,
leg pains, loss of pep and energy, getting up
night*, swelling, puffmess under the eyes*
headaches and dizziness. Frequent or scanty
paKsiiges with smarting and burning some-
times shows there is something wrong with
your kidneys or bladder.
K idneys may need help the same as bowels,
so ask your druggist for DoaD's Pills, used suc-
cessfully by millions for over 40 years. They
give happy relief and will help the 15 miles of
kidney tubes flush out poisonous waste iron
your blood. Get Doan's Fills.
Prepare for power when you need it with a faster start-
ing, longer-lasting, factory-fresh All-Weather battery;
guaranteed to give you 15,000-miles or 15-monlhs
(which ever occurs first) of superior, low-cost service.
Husky, dependable Goodyear All-Weather batteries are
better and bigger in capacity than most "original equip,
ment" batteries; ''kick" over war-weary motors in a
jiffy; give you more starts for
Don't get caught with your bat-
tery down. Stop in today for a
dependable, low-cost battery yon
can bet on everytime.
OTHER GOODYEAR BATTERIES FROM
low COST .^T.HIGHVAIU£
DAVE FLOYD, Manager
East Side Square Phone 533
Thai Oood Spring Type
25c Per Dozen Postpaid.
ltol>l>y Pins, <I07.cn • 0o
S in. Dressmakers Scissors 85c
5 in. School Scissors . :$" c
VmII Piles 25c
Sfecl Pot Cleaners (Chore
Chlldrens Tea-Rose Rayon
Panties, Elastic Tops, Sizes
2, 4. ti, s. •"•Be
Call or Write us lor >oiir baby
lieeils. Mail orders filled
WILLIAMS SI PPM' CO.
;l!f North Chadbotirne St.
San Angelo, Texas
Mark S. Nichols
Box *17, htveel water, Texas
The Reserve Loan Life Man
lid me toll yon more about th«
Life Insurance is a guarantee that,
though a family be fatherless, it Mill
never he homeless.
minute longer, we are getting our "out list" every
sr..) its growing bigger arid bigger by the da?
OtHih.lt THAT SOT
TOD A i
MONEY CAN'T BUY
aspirin* faster-acting, more dependable
than genuine pure St. Joseph Aspirin,
world's largest seller at 10c. Why pay
mure? Bin IU0 tablet size for only
Whats the Rush?
\\ r have an expert
mail who docs wonders.
— A factory Iralneil bodj iu.ni
it ho uses the most modern fac-
tory eiinipment and methods.
IT'S THE TELEPHONE RUSH. Every night
thousands of service men and women dash to
the nearest telephones to talk with families and
friends at home. Most of the Long Distance calls
from camps and naval stations are crowded into
a few short hours.
time, and it helps a lot when you keep the lines
clear from 7 to 10 for the service men and women.
That's about the best time for most of them to call.
SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY
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