Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 47, No. 99, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 26, 1944 Page: 4 of 6
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Capital Doings and Slewings
Sweetwater Reporter Wuxhltigtoii (’orrrapondeul
'All this talk about the coming "invasion” of Europe is wrong-
according to Hie experts in semantics. When armed forces go
Into an enemy country, that’s an Invasion. When they go into a
friendly county wliich has already been Invaded, that’s a con liter-
invasion. Germany, properly speaking, invaded Fiance, and U. S.
forces invaded Italy when it was a declared enemy country. U. S.
forces will therefore epunter invade France, and the campaign in
Italy is now a counter-invasion. Eventually, l . S. forces will
Invite Germany and Japan.
There never was a national election year in wliich so many men
did not want to be president, hut Senator Harry Flood Byrd's ex-
pressed disinterest is the move to put him at the head of the
anti,New Deal wing of the Democratic party lias a real foundation.
Most of the anti-New Dealers are Southerners, who have taken
alt extreme position on the Negro question. Hyn1. it is .felt,
cannot go along on this position. The Virginia senator is extreme-
ly proud of the anti-lvnching,law which the Old Dominion state
passed under his leadership, and his moderate views on where to
draw the color line are not in harmony with those of the lily-
On the other hand. Mississippi |x>llticians say Sen. Theodore G.
Bilbo's recent oration before the state legislature in Jackson, in
which he went all out on race prejudice, was just what he needed
Tests In J States
velt’s strength in a posslbh
fourth-term race and of New
York Governor Dewey’s popu-
larity as a Republican presiden-
ts candidate are being made
tbiluv in three states. In th3
Massachusetts presidential pri-
mary, an anti-Roosevelt slate of
delegate-candidates is vying
With unpledged candidates for
Plant A Garden
Is OPA Plea
...... —-eMKd "i
shuts at trie1 DeinohiktlMt^R^a]
dotiventiori. in l-ennsVlVattia,'
the President’s name is printed
on the ballot, while the Repub-
licans haven't a candidate listed.
Fliers Missing In
Nevada Are Safe
The Nolan County War Price
and Rationing Board Is urging,
Nolan County gardeners to plant
Victory gardens and to keep
growing and canning. This will
help toward keeping down point
values on processed foods.
Marshall Plor points out that
point values on processed foods
will necessarily have to Increase
if t Ik* residents fail to do tilth'
pth-t Can as much of the food
as possible, is the OPA’s plea.
Low points on certain foods to-
day is the result of last summer
which he went all out on race prejudice, was jum "v
to put him in solid with the voters ..f that state. Before that speech,
it was thought Bills) would have difficulty in being re-elected to the
I.*.,.,... si 'iiiti.n.ill .mv iiimnwilinn to hi> views. Now
It WUS lliOUK'il tvtnnu iiatvimiww'v .....*
Senate in KW. because of anti-poll tax opposition to hi< views. Now
he is considered as good as in.
THU ITt'H IN LEND-LEASE
Rep. John M. Vorys of Columbus. ().. lias at last found wliats
really wrong with reverse lend-lease. A 01 in London told him
“You congressmen should do something alx»ut lid- revet so lend-
lease underwear we are getting from the British. It doesn't fit and
"Thus.” says the ccngrc-.-itum, “American troop.-, aio being
brought In contact with different standards of living among our
allies in a very graphic although scratchy way, through reverse
How .-mall business men gel converted to |x.-t-war planning
McDEKMITT. Nev. - (UP)—
Eiglit Army fliers wlio para-
chuted from a Liberator bomber
before it crashed Sunday mg.it
have lieen located and all me
That report comes from Mrs.
Chester Wilkinson, wife of the
Mcbermitt constable, who says
six out of the crew of eight were
located on a plateau 25 tn les
northeast of the town today.
Previously two others were res-
cue.! They suffered minor in-
Journal Urges Men
Hot To Be Afraid
AN& M SAP
NEW YORK — (UP) —
55th birthday last week.
But U. S. government
monitors have reported a
new one wntch wus heard
lust week. It goes like this:
s Gadsen, Ala.
"If'We love thee, In our in-
nehnost sottI, we love
Germany . . .”
Then, get this:
“Thoti art the seed, the
root . . . and the sap.”
Sailors To Follow
In Big Landings
LONDON — rt’Pl—The Navy
will go ashore at "H" hour on
the forthcoming history-making
Land-g.iing sailor.-.^ vvf®1 an-
To Be Scared
WASHINGTON - (UP)—The
.VTav issue of the infantry Jour-
nal today purges American fight
ing men not to lx* afraid to uo
It's scientific advice, too. Be-
cause fear—says the Journal-
makes a soldier smarter and
The advice Is one of 12 rules
for servicemen to follow in meet
ing the fear of battle. Thev
were drafted by Dr. John bol-
lard of Yule University and are
based orf aMUftl battle reactions.
Here are sonic of the otliei
Make a wisecrack when you
can. Fear wears you out, so for-
get it when you can. Figure out
In advance the best ways
Liquor May Not Be
Transported To Texas
AUSTIN — (UP)—Liquor may
not lx- transported to an army
camp or reservation situated in
a drv area in Texas.
At least, that is the ruling the
Attorney General's department
has given State Liquor Adminis-
trator Bert Ford.
The ruling drew distinction
between the Texas liquor regu-
lations and Oklahoma's proltlhl-
1 |f>n. which was held by a Fed-
eral court not to bar shipments
to Fort Sill, Okla.
Majuro Is Turned
Into Stepping Stone
To Jap Homeland
.....a fimcinc! 1
(fay to Alfa
•, RruiJp. HoUatki,
Atoll in the Marshall isianos-f ty officer, was L..T-
Majuro'Atoll is being froth
) mat ittiiiv, cuvvx..~
March “18, was announced re-
cently bv Lieut.-Col. Joseph Or-
land, commutrflng officer of the
829th AAF Specialized l)epo.,
Captain Alldredge, Technical
Supply Officer, at the local depot,
is a native of Swectvvatbr, ahd
a gtttduate of the Texas A. ahd
Prior to his assignment to the
iSjPtli AAF Specialized Depot
Captain Alklrcdgo had a tour ot
dotv at Mobile Air Service Com-
mand, Brookley Field, Mobile,
Ala. Mrs. Alldredge Is the foi-
mer Lomlta Jarvis.
ty officer, j'“.
Johrk l|ol(an»r of
WiitMSl of Sweet-
to Tokyo. ...........
The Navy’s Sbubees are doing Blackwell, and
Local Man Dies
Partisans Land On
IjONOON — (UP l—Yugoslav
Partisan troops, supported by
Allied naval and air forces, have
landed on the Adriatic Island
of Ml jet. The island is 18 miles
northwest of the Yugoslavian
town of Dubrovnik.
Louie D. Galbraith lias recei-
ves! word of the accidental death
,.f his brother. Sam Galbraith. 51.
a World War No. 1 veteran, and
a member of the old 90th Divis-
ion. He died Saturday in Oak-
Funeral services will be held
Thursday in Abilene. The Rev.
.1 H Hamblem. First Methodi c
minister, will officiate. He had
lived in Abilene since 14 years
There are surviv ing four
brothels and four sisters
slashed roads through the’i^lrn
tree jungles, have built shops,
an officers’ hotel and club, and
a hospital. And the Navy has
established export-import trade
with the natives.
When the Americans landed,
they found only the natives, and
a shipwrecked Jap naval officer.
Tin. natives were moved to one
large island in the Atoll and a
sell financed political system
wa- set up for them—complete
with a king, a chief magistrate,
village scribe and four police-
The Navy buys souvenirs ami
trinkets made by the natives.
And in turn sells them to the
Marines and Seabees.
With the money they get, the
natives buy supplies from the
Xavv general store, and have
enough left over to pay the sal-
aries of their government head;.
A lot different from when the
,la| s were there. They stole
everything the natives owned.
Paul S. Jackson, seaman second-
claijs of Pueblo, Colo.
The boys have seen actio,’in
the Atlantic on ades'troyer. I he.
have credit for destroying two
submarines. They left Monday
for Tulsa, Okla.,'to visit friend.-
and relatives of Jackson beior.*
reporting back to duty at Bos*“'ii.
Bruce lias one brother in (he
service, Pvt. .1. W. Holland, who
has heeq serving in the Medical
Corps jp Australia for a year.
/I A’iO A ■ *+■
(jRAND SALTI '
INCREASED AID SEEN
state aid for rural schools is
foreseen as a resit of an opinion
rendered by the Attorney Gen-
The opinion holds that rural
schools might receive additional
funds for in urance, utilities anti
LAUGH, EAT, TALK, FREE <
It’s so easy to enjoy all-
day confidence whop
your plates are held ih plan by ♦**«
I. Dr. Wernet’s vent gore gums.
Powder lets you a.Economical;
enjoysoli.lfoods, small amount
avoid embarrass- lasts longer,
ment of loose i.I’Ure,harmless,
platcs.llelpsprc- pleasant tastPft.
AlMveghh-lft. Monoyboch it not dotted
Dr. Wernet'i Powder
t M»r.» i sri l ING PIATT
FOvAbf H »N THI WOMl D
business men converted to I"0f Mediterranean landings, will
Is related by Paul G. Hoffman, president of Studebaker and chair-; shuttle the Invasion army across
man of -the Committee for Economic Development. The head of a ’th<1 |.;n(5ijsh channel and within
little outfit In 1-anting. Mich., says Mr. Hoffman, was having his
troubles. Before the war. he never had more than 20 employes
and now ha- in«.re than 30" In pile of his bigger bntiii"--. lie isn't
making any more money than he made before the war. and he
looked forward to the day when he would lx- able to tire 1*0 jx-opie
and bring t" an end the making out of a few form every three
minute.- of the day. Then lie g"l to reading about the dangers of
post-war unemployment and what it miglit bail to. He came
into tlie Lansing ( ED. admitted that mavis- hi hud the wrong
idea about wanting to gel back to the go«d old 'lays, and i- now
trying to w‘iVl; out plan' '0 k'-'p hi- 200 employed.
the English ehannel and within i
a matter of minutes will follow ;
the infantry, armored divisions'
and artillery ashore.
A preview of just Imw th •
land-going -Hitor.1 will figure in
the invasion picture was vfl
nessed somewhere along the
British coast in a practice land-
Ing And United Press Corre-
spondent William It Htggln-j
both.nn who was tliet' reports |
th. i not only will The Navy iM
,,in- 'iii'. mer and bring ywi" 1
11 aek. bid while the flghHng.- o*1.
tl.e'lx'v- m blue Will lx' right up]
1 *• I.', .nt lim* MlOll!
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The Right lion I'- '-r Fra. i' N< w /a -.Miid lils-ral and kindly ', '|, "1n fighting it i
prime minister who topped off in Wa Itliu.on Mr a few day oil ,,K.mv." j
iii- wav t" London, iliink ilien should be u» cause for po t war fjghtiug army |k-isoini* I ]
dlsmue among the I'nlte'l Nations when It <-"in«- to dividing up j ,<vm nee<l tipplle as they tlr.r
the i-lands of -he Pucifle formerly in; a led t" Japan Pers..uallv. ,|(),, ,• and deep»>r in'" '1
he would like ...... all the i-land. .H-tween Hawaii andUn I’hllip tor.Rory- V,!n lv^n« Vhi arm
pine, put under the I 8. flag lim 'Wen ". he l»"" 'l, '‘ Ih. ,..ir|.|,Vi 0m by human
there are ,» many of tlte-e island- that e\er> country eou'd lane fl„m „h)p to shore. a«
all its wanted or needixi for air ba-e- naval l>a-<-. of onimnen lal |-nr,|(^. f|(,w of ammunition, tan.t
development and <1(11 leave enough for cwei-vlxxly cl-o t The idea u,„, replacements, fovi-
of joint sovereignty bv two or more Pa. die |>owei lie reject flat- ] clothing, and every olner tyi
tried, after the Ja|)s were driven nut.
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09 He was in
4 Mouth part
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ambassador to 6 Exclamation
exiled govern- 7 Jellify
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os a ec 10 Excitement 37 At present
23 Female deer H Five and five 41 Virginia
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he was n — (symbol) 42 He is U. 5.
tennis player 19Electri(led liaison officer
29 Rupees (abbr.)
ne>d will Pin-s fr"») «««’ na^
Land t" another, until it !■■> ''n
pil.-d up "" the beuebe
ial fighting units of N.n,
men have been trained to sol uu
•cbply bases and f
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hand- "I one "f ,J,U f|g)Ulng
work is terrird on under
lk» mart dilfiruU condl-
linn*. Harr » “Atf l»
bring modn in th* »ii'*wa-
land •/ CooMnJ Louitiann.
21 Slight bow
24 Organ of
36 Mist '4
34 Lyric poem
34 Not In
38 Rough lava
_____i of light
41 Standard o<
43 Short sleep
45 And (Latin)
52 Alleged force
53 Health resort
59 Wmgllkc par*
60 Cut. os hay
«3 Paid notice
Agent Goes To
ON THI H0MEFR0NT
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, b"iii<: «'omon -tratjou !
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|,C. will be the gueSt
k.'r. The program will <'«:v j
,il|lnl.;,.!1ts'nn lawt war l’1,,'in1”w,
i ll civil) work and inarketin.
will lie heurti.
Takes To Crystal
Ball For Decision
fi~lAt » • 3 - f
Until Dec. 1st
CvM nionige preserves 'bp
pelts and saves your lura.
vitu* voitK (t I1' An
other for< nfti "a.i-tml
ri’portetl to have taken 1 tli j
erv tal )*nH . . I,, i
A British broad, a,-' j
m i) pi. ident Rluto R
(Idol t" turn down U" ■
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spirit uultsi Then the broad tn,
ii.ld.d- "One rt’mem xrB that
Hiller, too. i.f.e't b) r,, ‘ir-v
Intuition by consulting
3 is THf COST
jj ■ y "t
If lack ot Wood-iron makM TWJ P*Jf-
rJSi TjSxrt—<mv of th. ww
LlKE the fabled shot at'Concord, our homefront
shooting today i» "heard 'round the world." But the
"shot" is not a bullet from a gun; rather it is the
dynamite of the geophysicist searching and finding
new hidden pools of oM—the-Allies' potent weapon
In answer to war demands for mere and more
petroleum tho Humble Company extended its
geological1 exploration work 10% in 1943 over
1942. Continued expansion is currently underway.
This resulted in the discovery of a number of new
fields and extensions of old fields. Most notable;
the Scott and Hopper Field, Brooks County, South-
west Texas; most spectacuktri Oulf Coost Realties
No. 1, first oil well In Florida which opens a new
province of exploration hundreds1 of miles from
the nearest producing, field;
In all, 107 new fields were developed by all
private companies during 1943 in the area in which
Humble operates. This expansion was made pos-
sible by a strong competitive system of free
enterprise, a system that makes America strong,
enables it to deliver war goods in adequate
quantities and on time.
GASOLINI POWItS THI ATTACK
. . . DON'T WASTI A DROP
OIL 4 REFINING COMPANY
Serving rout esseeSM im time needs teday I* hasten your motoring gloasuros of tomorrow
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