Borger Daily Herald (Borger, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 187, Ed. 1 Tuesday, June 29, 1943 Page: 2 of 5
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Tuesday, Jun* 29, 1943
THE BORGER DAILY HERALD
Published at 205 North Main Street, Borgei
except Saturday, arid on Sundo> morning b>
J C. Phillips
Entered as second-class matter November
Texas, every evening
1026, at the Post
times, of course, when personnel
down ttie line in both the m
i oil'd nut it'll finance corporation
and file board of oi norm war
lau* have found themselves in
compute agreement and have
moved forward togetlier witli
speed. The situation is bettei
thun it was a while buck, and
Mr. Perkin emphasized this fact
in his recent testimony before1
the house appropriations commit-
Entered as seconn-ciass mauer ( r
Office at Burger, Texas, under the Act of March 8, 1897
The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use of republi ,
cation of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise.
This Isn't Iu Germany
Consider the front page of any good morning
newspaper for June 22. Take the New York Times,
for example, a "newspaper of record which has long
be i proud of its objective treatment of the news
h the date lines under the mam headings on that
naae read Berlin, Essen, Friedrichshafen Bremen,
Duesseldorf, how elated we would be! We should
feel convinced that Germany was cracking UP> th°
the government had lost its grip, that the end was
neSut those dote lines aren't from Germany or even
from Italy. They are from Detroit New York Wash-
ington, Columbus—American centers of industry,
aariculture, commerce and government.
9xwcntw three dend in rioting; federal troops called
in when police and national guard fail to preserve
Deace. This from Detroit, a key war industries city.
Nine thousand tank cars shifted to east coast serv-
ice because gasoline is so scarce farmers can t farm
and workers can't get to the job—but OPA inspectors
catch citizens still pleasure-riding. .
Only the President can end the coal strike, in which
530 000 miners rest while soldiers beg for weapons
and munitions that require steel that can t be rnade
without the coal that is not being mined—and this is
the third stoppage since March, and solution as far
out of sight as it was in February.
Home deliveries of milk may have to be stopped in
New York City—and where next?
This is only part of the front page for one day, and
it treats of facts, not of the tortured imaginings of
anti-administration propagandists. Neither is it re-
porting feas of saboteurs and pro-Axis agents; the
Detroit race riots obviously were a spontaneous ex .
pression of antagonism which pro-fascists certainly i some count! ic under which \
like and may have encouraged, but they go much n8reefl to t;ik<
deeper than that.
Do you feel pretty good about the news of what our
bombers and our anti-submarine craft are doing?
How do you suppose the fighting men feel about
how WE are doing, here at home?
(Continued From 8AGE ONE!
strategic materials, lie said cun
; ’ <•' ' ■ ' ■ ■ bl,or plantation'- in I tion’* and that these ennsidera-
AlYica and in the planting of lions .continued for four months,
cry j a, tec.a lor natural rubber 1 Tito vice president continued:
in the Caribbean/' Ho said he was ! "Mr. Jones said that our pro-
gress had made funds available making today's additional state-
for such a purpose a I'm back as men) he. use 'The effort to mis
1929 and that in the numnor of repn ' id the fact:, concerning the
1940 the RFC was given funds
"From the summer of 1940
until well past December 7,
1941," Wallace said, "the Recon-
struction Finance Corporation
failed dismally, so far as the
import field was concerned, to
build the stockpiles authorised
and directed by the congress
nearly eighteen months before
"During this period, of course,
private purchasing of import:
continued on a somewhat on re.
ed scale due to better business,
and the Reconstruction Finance
: Corporal u n onto: "d udo vai " a'
hoard of economic warfare has
“There are times when the sense
of public duty outweighs the nat-
posal was (lost war planning he
cause of the time it takes for
C nch"tia trees to come to full
maturity for profitable stripping.
The Fischer trees 'LL Col. Arthur
F. Fisc her brought the seeds Irom
the Philippines! couldn’t be hurv
ural personal reluctance 1o discuss I esterd for 2 1-2 years at the earl !
were not bought privately.
"This seems to us to have been
a timid, business-as usual proce-
dure'; at least il v as a ‘far cry
from the aggressive government
stockpiling which the congress <1
reded and authorized so that thio
nation might have a margin < ! :e
curlty in its imported raw mate
Wallace referred to testimony
oi last December before the sen-
fads of this nature,” Wallace said.
"This is such a time.”
Wallace listed quinine, used
in the treatment of malaria,
among the strategic materials
required. He said that on April
14. 1942. General Douglas Muc-
Arthur wired that two million
seeds (Far Frist cinchona bark)
of a hioh grade strain had been
brought out of the Philippines
and guoted MacArthur as saying
the seeds "must be planted with
"I am sorry to have to inform
this committee," the vice presi-
dent said in his statement,
"these Jesse Jones and Will
Clayton (assistant secretary of
commerce and director of the
defense supplies corporation, an
RFC subsidiary) stalled tor
months on this program, x x x
There are times when what we
need is more fights and fewer
Wallace said a plah In plant
the seeds from the Philippines in
The Supreme Court's maojrity ruling that the ... ... ...
x ... , . , \a/-ii- c i_ -j n | ate banking committee in wnich i 'sta Rica wa winked out bv
American Citizenship of William Schneiderman, Kus-!hc and mRo Perkins, executive Bew and formally approved b>
Sian-born Communist leader, cannot be revoked on director nr BEW, “gave evidence the undersecretary m war Oct"
the case made by the government, was delivered by of thr> cxlent 10 whu'h he ,Jo,u‘s’ l,,M
» i . . U | had delayed the foreign rubber had acquiesced in the proposal.
/V\r. Justice /viurpny. I program and cited apecifically hit On Oetobei 10, Wallace contin
Mr. Justice Jackson disqualified himself in this stalling in the gathering of wild ued J. n. notified Bew The
case on the ground that when he became attorney-1rubber in South Anieril'a ami th0 niaitu require further eon idera
general in 1940 he inherited the Schneiderman case.
The predecessor from whim he inherited was Attor-
It is clear that Attorney-General Murphy's connec-
tion with the case against Schneiderman did not ir-
revocably predispose him against the Communist,
since he decided ogainst the case over which once
he had at least technical jurisdiction.
Nevertheless, we prefer Mr. Justice Jackson's con-
cept as to the controlling ethics of the situation.
Newspaper Crcjlct'on Ch:efs
Deeds Are What Count
In opposition to the Smith-Connaiiy btsi the C i O
advertises that "representing most of the country's
organized war workers" it "has given its solemn and
unconditional pledge against any stoppages whatever
for the duration of the war."
It is very questionable whether the C. I O does
represent most of the organized war workers; there
is also the A F. of L. and there are some substantial
independents, including the Mine Workers
The leadership of the C. I. O. presumably meant
its "solemn and unconditional pledge" against war
strikes, but in fact there are war strikes daily, many
of them involving C. 1.0. groups
The Smith- Connally bill has serious flaws, but
some powerful law unquestionably is needed, right
R. \V. Taylor, !■ ft, cireu! ttion m n: <:“!• <>f the Flint. Mich., Journal,
receives congratulations on his election as president of tlio Inter-
national Circulation Managci s Association from retiring president
M G. Sullivan, circulation director of Gannett New-papers, Roches-
ter. N. Y. Installation of new oifleers concluded the group’s con-
vention in Cleveland.
iest: normally seven years pass
before stripping of the bark lie-
"During 1941 Mr. Jones may
have fell 1 hat this would lie a
short war in which we wouldn’t
become involved; in any event he
did not buy quinine during lhat
period in adequate amounts for
government stockpiles; during
1942 he acted as though the war
might tie over by 1944 il we cun
lake his attitude toward tins
quining project as a criterion.
"As a matter nl luct, Mr. Jones
may have been considering some-
thing else. Hi takes great pride
in the pro! its of the Reconstruc-
tion Finance Corporation and
some ol its subsidiaries, as evi-
denced by his recent testimony
before the Bvrii cornmiHev.
• If the Cinchona trees which
we have been discussing have to
be stripped alter 2 1-2 years be
cause of desperate military needs
for quinine, they will yield about
10,000 ounces of quinine and a
$125,000 loss to the Reconstruc-
tion Finance Corporation, ’lhat
will mean red ink on the books
of the Reconstruction Finance
•T do not like to assign motives,
but it is difficult to escape the
conclusion that a possible dollar
less held up this production proj-
ect. lake many things in total war
this project may, of course, prove
t0 be an expensive undertaking
m terms u| dollars. It seems to
us to be a wise investment in
terms of saving lives, however.
"Whatever his reasons may
have been, the facts are that Mr.
Jones disregarded the constant
pmddings by the Board of Eco-
nomic Warlaic and for a while
Ik ignored the fact that 1, as
chairman of the Board of Eco-
m Title Warfare, hud personally in-
i', .limited llii' matter and recom-
mended immediate hetion. His
■consideration;-’ continued right
on through the battle -with ma
laria and with the .lap- -at Guad-
"It whs not until late Jan-
uary, 1943, lhat the reconstruc-
tion finance corporation final-
ly announced that it would
spend seme money for this qui-
nim project. For all the full
power the president has given
the board of economic warfare
over imports, we are helpless
when Jesse Jones, as our bank-
er, refuser to sign checks in ac-
cordance with cur diretives.
"Finally, wc have won out in
(Continued trom page one)
destroyed in the days operations,
the war bulletin said, and two
Allied planes were listed as miss-
Only one enemy fighter was
encountered by the Flying For
tie a on the Leghorn mission
and it turned away without com-
ing in range The flak was slight
to moderate but the Italians put
up a dense smoke screen over the
While speedy B-26 Marauders
bombed Decimomannu airfield in
Southern Sardinia their Warhawk
escort shot down four out of 15
enemy lighters which atacked ag
gressively over the target and
then followed the Allied forma-
tions 10 miles out to sea.
A heavy cloud of dust obscured
the .Sardinian airfield of Alghero
Fertilia after American B - 25
Mitchells bombed barracks, ad
ministration buildings, hangar:
and dispersal areas. P-38 Light
nines on ■ emit dutv shut down
two Macchi 202s from among
eight enemy fighters which at
tacked over the field and attempt,
ed to follow the bombers home
The formation of Mitchells
which raided Olbia-Venafiorita
airfield in Northeast Sardinia left
hangars burning and a large fire
near a road intersection and two
fires on 11 it* field itself.
This formation failed to en-
counter any enemy air opposition.
Al the same time a Marauder
formation with a P-38 escort
blasted at Mllis airfield, reporting
that good bomb patterns covered
the target. Lightnings shot down
five out of 25 to 30 enemy inter-
(Continued From PAGE ONE)
lives 111 m othei civic clubs and
guests. Among those present were
Pitsident-elect of the Chamber
of (' mmerre, Fred Herbst and
Mrs. Herbst; President of the
Phillips Lions Club, Joe Briggs
and Mrs. Joe Briggs; President
elect of the Berger Lions Club.
J. F. Alexander and Mrs. Alex-
ander; President of the Lions
Club, John Kickbusch and Mrs.
Kiekbuseh. First Vice President
of the Chamber ol Commerce,
George Finger and Mrs. Finger.
J. C. Phillips, an honorary
member of liie Junior Chamber,
was also present.
The Drincipal speaker of the
i evening was Jack Allen, district
War with Germany will be
over before snow flies iti 1944.
Judge Jack Allen predicted.
In his speech, lie paid tribute
to Hutchinson County for its ef-
forts in winning the war.
"These people who live in trail-
ei camps and tents aie t • be
complimented for what they are
hi mg in making a better place to
live,” he said.
Mr Allen also praised the hoys
and girls iti the armed forces
for doing a real job. They’re
lighting our battle -a battle for
the m esi n ation of our rights and
liberties, he slated.
Following the banquet a dance
was held in the banquet room.
Supphes to British in Burma
Lend-Lease and Air Rule
Anglophobes seek to build up fear and resentment
against Britain by emphasizing that the British are
preparing to use lend-lease planes on air routes to
Latin America and the Far East.
The British, it is pointed out, realize that they are
being left behind in international aviation, and are
hedging against peacetime competition.
Well, why not? Would this country, if pcstions were
reversed, sit back and see a friendly economic rival
tie up the post-war air world? Are we.so inferiority-
complexed that we do not trust our ability to hold our
own in the air?
In the war against Germany, Italy and Japan, the
British Empire is making its full contribution and earn-
ing all it is getting from us.
U. S. Air
(Continued from page on*)
Santa Isabel Island. The bomb
mg created so much smoke and
dust that observation of the re-
sults was difficult.
During the evening, a forma
ton of dive bombers and torpedo
bombers, escorted by fighters, at-
tacked Mundn. New Georgia Is-
land. A number of fires were
started in the defensive position
area, in ammunition dumps and
in the camp section.
That night, the bulletin con-
tinues, United States planes
bombed a small Japanese naval
disposition in the central Sol-
omons area. Results were not
Al! United States planes re-
turned from these attacks.
In the north Pacific on June
27 navy medium bombers, army
medium bombers, and Libera-
tor heavy bombers carried out
six attacks against Japanese in-
stallations at Kiska. Hits wore
scored on the main camp and
at the north head area. All
United States planes returned,
while on the following day ar-
my medium bombers and navy
medium bombers attacked Jap-
anese positions at Kiska and
Little Kiska. Because of weath-
er conditions complete observa-
tion of the results was not pos-
sible, but hits were reported on
houses at Little Kiska. Again
all United States planes re-
Hot weather isn't so bad if you undre. propet iy
Planes and parachutes cany the iupplk- to Bit i p ic < t> iitme behind Jap lines In Burma Ilcra
gunners are on the alert for enemy plane;. left. a tilled ti cm port heads from India to Burma?
borne supplies are dropped by parachute, right, while at other times planes land on jungle airfields
BUY U. 8. WAR BONDSI
KEEP 'EM FLYING!
Practice bomb from a Flying Fortress over New Guinea bib’
•quarely on its target - an old derelict beached on n leef. Thlfl ■
« aamwW di what Japs in the South Pacific can expert.
Signals on the Salween Front
Under a cloud flecked sky, Chinese signalman. flans a semaphore
message to JU'ops uu the Sul ween river front m aoutbwswl China.
.Signal troops njop mountains can oh.-erve J.ip positions aerosn the
Salween gorge and advise Chine e of enemy movements. (Photo
bv Frank I'.mci II ire, Anne cameraman, for the War Picture Pool.)
Son Of American*
Held By Japanese
Dies In Crash
S.W ANGELO, June 29 (/Pi -
('apt Frederick G Ireland, 24.
was killed and Second Lieutenant
Robert I) Blackman, 22. was in
jlired seriously yesterday in th»
crash of their training plane 15
miles si ui\ o iln nson, Colo., the
Goodfellow Field public relation1,
office announced. Details <>| the
crash had ii"i been received here
The two officers left Goohfel-
low Field Friday on a routine
cress-country flight to Denver
Lieut Blackman is in a hospital
at Trinidad. Colo., with a brain
concussion and other injuries,
field officials said.
Capt. Ireland’s home is Santa
Maria, Culif . his lather, an army
officer, and his mother, are pi is
Hill1! s IIi iIlf Japanese in the Phil-
Lieut ! *! • . 1• borne I ,
U. S. Squadron
On 100th. Raid
By NOLAND NORGARRD
ALLIED HEADQUARTERS IN
NORTH AFRICA, June 20—(/T*)—
A squadron of Flying Fortresses
sat down at home base yesterday
after raiding Leghorn, completing
100 combat, missions without the
loss of a single man.
The brilliant record was made
by the squadron commanded by
Cuptain Ii ImtI J. Duval, 24, of
Los Angel" a former student ol
Los An cell .- City College and an
automobile racing m iver.
It was an occasion el extra ccle-
Some nf the seven earned the
right to return to the United
States when they completed ves-
! 1 (11 Jav's flight. Others have a few
j mote mi sions to go. The majority
of the quadronV original person-
nel already have completed the re
qirnd 50 missions and have gone
>n It months the squadron has
operated over Western Europe.
North Africa, Sicily, Sardinia,
PrmtelUTia and Italy.
The squadron's member* en-
countered 775 enemv aircraft
during their operations, of
which they destroyed 34 and
damaged many others. The
squadron dropped more than 1,-
200 ton* of bombs on enemy
brntion for .evVn of the fliers, for
they had a part in the squadron’s
first comlat assignment, the
bombing ol Iti uen, France, last
TURNING DEEP BLACK
says Mrs. J. B., Chicago
"After it -me (Irnyvu only a j
<hort turn i noticed my (<
limy h.nr v iu (Ormmr to a / j
rtjiT(li'cp black.nm'ily n* it V i
unt'tl to I» VVh.it n (hirer-
enie lint nuike* in my ii|»
Mr* Ilnuxt* experier
may or may rv
than ymirx, W
or may not be differe
hack it in
by not try l.ftAYVITA? Money
y n fi aiiina may a
teafed had pmitive evident* of «omc
nre petting a
in tlio rnw” i
of “nature in the rnw” on the in*
no t ridden hnttlcfront*. Blit
thank* to FLIT ami our other in-
ari lii idea, thn pent* nre getting
their* tool Right in the neck!
The army ha* found that the**
fammm inurrt killer* lilnst nninv
”heathen"nr*la. Ju*t it* they knoelt
off many civilised insert* at home.
FLIT ha* the highest rating
established far household Insecti-
cides by the National Bureau of
Standard*... the A A Rating. Why
don't yoil fight v«
pc - ts with FLIT?
Roy a bottle
i anti-M' iy hair vitiMBin discovery when
tinted hy n !• ailing mavastnc showed HR% of
iHTxon* tcali-d ha
return of hair cote.. . ,
AGRAYVITA tablet i* in main of Calcium »«# ' , .
Pantothenate PLUS 4hO l! S I1. units of "pap" | *W»tfcp*y«MI
vitamin Hi (let GRAY VITA now! JO day «tip-
nly ll.OO 100 day supply S-l OO I'houe
uOfK*4, tints ontl houifhoM pest .
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Phillips, J. C. Borger Daily Herald (Borger, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 187, Ed. 1 Tuesday, June 29, 1943, newspaper, June 29, 1943; Borger, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth771170/m1/2/: accessed August 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hutchinson County Library, Borger Branch.