Borger Daily Herald (Borger, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 187, Ed. 1 Tuesday, June 29, 1943 Page: 3 of 5
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Clubs Churches Parties
$23 BILLION FOR AIR FORCE
"SHADOW or A DOUBT" RIG THURSDAY!
Tu*tday, June 29, 1943
Church Youth Council
The All Church Youth Council
mo* Thursday at « o'clock in the
llorger Methodist Church
The member:' played soft ball
and other games A business ses-
sion was held and refreshments
T he equipment has been recent-
ly purchased by the Youth Council,
supported by various churches
and their pastors, for the enjoy-
ment of the young people.
Sponsoring the group were the
Rev. Appling, assistant pastor of
the Mpthodist church, and Mrs.
T. S. Smock.
A I* young people are invited
and urged to attend the next
meeting which will be held at H
o’clock in the Methodist church of
Phillips, Tuesday, July 13. The
Presbyterian church is to give the
program and further plans will be
made concerning the recreational
and social program.
• Lest You Forget
The Helen Madge Circle will be
hostess ,tnd furnish the ch inks lor
the all day meeting at the First
Baptist church Thursday at 10:30.
The Cub Pack 2 will meet to-
night at 7:30 in the basement of
the Methodist church.
All parents as well as the boyJ
are urged to attend
Mind Your Manners
T*»t vour knowledge of cor-
rect social usage bv answering
the following questions, then
checking against the authorita-
1. Is it all right to wear a dress-
ing gown and slippers when going
from one's berth on a train to the
2. In these times should one
travel as light as possible?
3. If a service man doesn't seem
anxious to talk, should you keep
right on talking to him anyhow
if he happens to be sitting beside
you on a train?
4. Is it important to cancel rail-
road reservations as soon as one
finds nut Ire hus to postpone a
5. Should you complain if you
have to give up your seat in a
plane to someone who has prior
tty over you?
What would you do If—
You meet an acquaintance and
have time tor only a few minutes
chat with him—
<a> Ask him how he is and show
some Interest tils affairs?
<b> Start right in talking about
yourself and keep it up as
long as lie will listen?
4. Yes. So that some use can be
made of the space.
5. No. One should expect such
things in war time.
Better "What Would You Do"
PINK AND BLUE SHOWER
Mrs Htyold Orman was honor-
ed with a pink and blue shower
recently in the home of Mis Flai l
Bennett at 3J3 Harvey Street Co-
hostesses were Mrs. W. K. Harris
and Mrs F’ra»k Selfridge
Bridge was the entertainment
of the evening. Mrs. Will Leslie
won high scord and Mrs. H.
Guests were Mesdames Ben
Peeples, Don Alexander, Godfrey
Baum, Chester Spencer, Jerry
Newmnn, J. O. Spnwhun, Will
Leslie, C. H. Childs, and the hnn-
orce and hostesses.
Philathea Class Honors
Mrs. Scott Neill With
The Philathea Class of the First
Baptist church honored Mrs. Scott
Neill, tiie former Mollie Bayless,
with a miscellaneous shower
Monday evening in the Federated
Club Booms Guests were greeted
by Mrs. Howard Lyons.
During the social hour Mrs. F,
F’ Jennings entertained with sev-
eral vocal solos with Mrs. E. J,
Packwood at the piano.
Mrs. Neill was presented with
numerous lovely and useful gifts.
Refro.dsrrvs!*: we:e served pom
[ a beautifully arranged ten table
with a three-tiered wedding cake
| as the featured motif. Mrs. Pack-
wood played during the tea hour.
Guests attending were: Miss
Idabelle Wagnon, Mary Kaye Rag-
land, Virginia Measley, Fimily
Carter, Five Scott, Margaret Han-
sard and Mesdames F. R Jen-
nings, F',. J. Packwood, Paul West,
F\ P. Smithey, L. M Wagnon,
Ray Ragland, Hudson Davis, R. FI.
Bayless and the honoree. Those
sending gifts but unable to at-
tend were Miss Betty Dunlap,
Dortha Grimes, Wilma Jacobs and
Mesdames Ora Herrelson, Vir-
ginia Propst, Flar 1 Carley and
* I* mum
& Navigators tfW
An ccrii illinium in ’ Sh..dow ot Doubt,” ,i suspctisefu! mystery with
Tuesa \X njjlit, W jltjn lord, Joseph Cotton ami Henry Travers.
Nearly a third of the Army’s $72 billion appropriation for 1943-44
goes to the Air Corps, and this is what it will buy. Congress is
currently acting on the bill that will, among other things, give the
U. S nearly 100,000 more airplanes and train the men to fly and
They Lend Their Money—In Samoa
In Japan the hope is that a war-
weary America will compromise
with her. That Is a development
we must guard againlt to the
In State Of
LONDON, June 29 </P).—'The
Rome radio asserted today that a
slate of emergency had been pro-
claimed throughout Iraq.
The report, without confirma-
tion, gave no reason for the alleg-
Iraq, which joined the war
against the Axis last January, has
figured in Axis propaganda
broadcasts frequently, most re-
cently in connection with the
temporary closing of the Turkish-
The German transneeun agency
reported in an Ankara dispatch
on June 17 that Premier General
Nuri Pasha os Said of Iraq had
issued an order of the day to his
troops saying "the hour of deci-
sion and active service" was ap-
The agency asserted that this
alleged order, together with the
Turkish-Syrian border closing, in-
dicated "that the Anglo-Saxons in
the near future will launch a
military action from Levant.”
CARLSBAD, N, M. (A*)—Aim
being married for 13 years, a
couple came to Probate Judge ,1
T. Hardin nari asked him to per-
form another ceremony. They
had found their 193(1 marriage
papers were made out incorrectly.
There’s n new word in Iho Hollywood vocabulary—glamazons, the
title for king-sized beauties dreamed up by an imaginative press
agent. Here arc glamorous amazons Helen O'Hara, Bunny Waters
and Dorottiy Ford, all over six feet tall.
Men In Service
WASHINGTON, June 29 -(/T’)—
V-mail voting for members of the
armed forces on foreign duty was
proposed in legislation ready for
introduction today by Senators
Lucas <D-1I1> and Green <D-RI>.
T<* facilitate voting or; date and
federal official: by soldiers, sail
ors and marines, the two senators
would have congress direct the
secretar ies of war and navy to
provide the lighting forces over-
seas with absentee ballots that
could be sped back as V-mail.
The war and navy department
would be required under the
measure to submit complete lists
of candidates to commanding ol
ficers, who would be charged
with the responsibiltyl of seeing
that every man in their units had
an opportunity to vote,
Voting by members ol the arm-
ed forces within the United States
would be carried out on regular
absentee ballots obtained from
secretaries of state, with com-
manding officers directed to dis-
tribute postcards to troops on
which they could request the bal-
The Lucas-Green measure also
would direct military command-
ers to make ballots and election
information available to Amen .
can civilians outside thi' conti-
nental United States.
Break Up Attack
By 18 Jap Planes
SGT. C. L. NOLAN
S Sgt. C L. Nolan, son of Mr.
and Mrs. S. N. Nolan, is now sta-
tioned at St. Louis, Mo.
Sgt Nolan, who entered the
serv ice May 5, 1941, attended Phil-
lips high school and was an ath-
lete there, lie also attended Ok-
lahoma University, at Norman, be-
fore entering the service.
Convicted of Killinq Sell
Samuel H. Pullen, a banker of
Edenton, N. shot himself with
J a nistnl and was found guilty by
the coroner’s jury of having com-
mitted first degree murder upon
himself “at the instigation of the
devil" in 1828.
By the Associated Press
Allied fighters were officially
credited today with breaking up
an 18-plane Japanese raid on
Darwin. Australia, while Gen
Douglas MacArthur’s long-range
bombers fought their way
through heavy weather to attack
four enemy bases in the arc of
islands to the north.
A communique from Gen. Mac-
Arthur’s headquarters said nine
twin-engined Japanese bombers,
escorted by nine Zeros, met a
stinging reception when they at-
tempted to raid the Darwin area I
British and Australian pilots,
(lying Spitfires, shot down two
Zeros and probably destroyed two i
other enemy fighters and two |
bombers against a loss of one
Spitfire. Slight damage and no
casualties were reported at Dar- i
Winging through dirty weather j
! over the Banda Sea, U. S. Libera- I
tors battered Japanese airdromes
I on Amboina and in the Boeroe
| islands, 000 miles above Australia,
I and other Allied bombers raided
the airfields at Cape Glouehester
| and Rnbaul, New Britain.
On the Burma front, RAF" plan-
es carried out widespread attacks
i on the enemy, bombing the Japa-
SHERIFF FINDS FUGITIVE
IN OWN JAIL
nese base at Akvab on the Bay of
Bengal coast, shooting up traffic
on the Irrawaddy and Kaladan
rivers, and raking oil installations
RUY WAR BONDS TODAYI
CANON CITY, Colo. </P>—Shcr- j
iff Foster Ransom spent two days j
hunting a fellow wanted on a
check-forgery charge and then (
found him in his own jail. The I
I prisoner had been arrested on a
j charge of drunkenness, by city
j officials, and sent to the sheriff’s j
ajil for safekeeping.
9 Mind Yonx Manners
Test your knowledge of cor-
rect social usage by answering
the folowing questions, then
checking against the authorita.
tive answers below:
1. Is it all right to show wed-
ding gifts at the reception?
2. Does the bride’s or the
groom’s family give the wedding
3. Should abride wear a long
white wedding gown and veil if
the marriage is performed by a
4. If a bride has a large church
wedding is it all right for her to
ask close friends of both families
to the ceremony at the church
and to the reception at her homo
afterward, but invite acquaint-
ances only to the church?
5. Who cuts the first slice of
the wedding cake?
What would you do if—
You are a woman and you re-
ceive an invitation to an eve-
(a) Feel that you may ask an
(b) Don’t invite anyone on
your own to another's wed-
2. The bride’s.
4. Yes. That is customary.
5. The bride.
Better "What Would You Do"
These skirted sailors in Samoa, who put 80 per cent of their pay
into war bonds, stop in at the post office to make their regular
purchase. As members of the U. S. Navy, they receive overseas
«iiv for serving at this station ->ltl>'.u*,ii i* •« „
WOMEN WONT TALK
BY RENE RYERSON MART
COPYRIGHT, 1943. NEA SERVICE. INC.
UAUTY folks prefer
unit starch because
it protects and pre-
serves all washable
fabrics, unit makes
fine cottons look
and feel like linen.
rpHE thing as I saw it was just
Clint Mnttison, a gangster, wanted
by the police, renting the Cottage
as a hideaway, and then having
his plans upset when Derek Grady
came to Kraiktower to hide, too.
And hero was where another
detail dovetailed perfectly. It had
been the morning of the day we
found Derek's body that Mattison
had come up to the big house to
pay his rent. All 1 had to do was
to suppose that Derek had seen
Mattison and recognized him as
he went hack to the Cottage, and
that Mnttison had shot Derek
rather than risk exposure He had
a gun. I had seen It the night in
the Cottage when I had (led from
the Tiling on the path. He had
taken n gun and n flashlight out
of his desk.
Of course, there was the hook
Mattison had given Kathy to read,
the one she had left on my desk
in the study. But if Mattison was
ns clever as he appeared to he, he
might have figured it was safer to
assume the nnmo of a real writer
and supply himself with some of
said writer’s work to make it more
I was quite excited about It by
the time I reached home, and the
first thing T did was to look in the
study for Mattison’s book. I got
the publisher's name and address
from the fly leaf and then con-
vinced the telephone girl in the
village that 1 really wanted to
send a telegram.
Sulkily, she read the message
bark to me:
PI,EASE WIRE FULL DESCRIP-
TION CLINT MATTISON AU-
THOR OF TIME FOR MURDFIR
• . •
T GOT downstairs the next, day
just in time to see George
Baker arrive. He stepped out of
a gray convertible with red leath-
er seats, and I blinked twice to be
sure I wasn’t looking at a cut from
Kathy gave hijn her cheek end
he pecked at it before piping up:
“Ghastly business, isn't this, dar-
I grunted. TInw Kathy was go-
ing to stand his inane remarks
the rest of her life was more than
I could imagine.
But Kathy, with a straight face,
assured him that it was a bad
business, and George shook hands
with Walter and Connie and came
toward me. And I was conscious
only of my personal dislike for
him! It seems impossible now that
I shouldn’t have felt some pre-
monition at that moment of what
his coming meant.
It didn’t take a clairvoyant to
see that George was plenty both-
ered about the notoriety centering
on the girl he was going to marry,
and that he was at white heat to
clear it up at once. He said that
most of the papers were letting
Derek’s death slide as a gang mur-
der, but that there were all kinds
of rumors going around. I asked
what kind of rumors, but he
wouldn't be specific.
He had the attitude that we
were too stupid, or too naive, to
know how to handle the situation
and it. put my back up. I smiled
at him, and slipped the knife in
casually. “George, I think you
ought to know that the police have
discarded the idea of a gang mur-
der even if the newspapers have
He ogled me rather foolishly.
"What- what do you mean"
"The Chicago police have checked
up on Derek's Chica'o pals, and
not one of them could possibly
have been near Kraiktower the
day Derek was killed."
George took out an expensive
handkerchief nnd mopped his
brow. "Then that leaves—”
I gave the knife a mean turn.
“Just us here at the house as sus-
pects nnd the servants are ac-
* • •
TIE stared at me. 1 went on. "You
have guessed why Derek came
hero, haven’t you?”
"T9 hide, l suppose.”
“Nothing of the kind. He was
That certainly punctured
George’s opinionated smugness.
He nearly fainted. It was the only
fun I had had that day. But it
didn’t last long. He mopped his
brow again, and his logical mind
seized upon the one thing that had
stopped the police from making
any arrest so far. "After all, it
doesn’t really matter—as long as
the police haven’t found the
Ine weight settled back on my
heart. "But they have,” I said
tonelessly. "A friend of ours is
going to hand it over to them to-
Walter gave me a murderous
look. He hadn’t thought my frank
tactlessness a bit funny. Fie told
George about the gun being found
in the pool, nnd the bit of cloth
caught in its trigger.
George looked desperate, nnd it
was (hen he said the thing that
started everything moving to its
swift and appointed end "That’s
fine! All the police have to do
now is rheck that bit of cloth with
the clothes of all you suspects and
find out whose coat or dress was
covering the gun when it was
fired. There'll be powder marks
on it. and probably a hole where
the bullet went through, certainly
n hole where the gun hammer took
out a pieee of the cloth."
All at once I was seeing Connie
ns she had been dressed that
morning, the morning of the day
Derek was killed. Connie in that
slack suit with its dark coat cut
like a man's. The slack suit that
I had thought since she had worn
to rover the bruise on her arm
. . . but . . . she could have carried
a gun concealed in a pocket of that
And Kathy flying down the
stairs when Mattison and I went
out into the hnW that morning.
Kathy in a polka-dotted sport
dress and wearing a black wool
coat with huge patch pockets!
For that matter I had worn
black that day myself.
(To Be Continued)
Hookey To Work
In War Industry
INDIANAPOLIS, June 29—</P>
»—The war has hit a hard blow at
the nation's schools, educators at-
tending the 23rd annual meeting
of the National Education Associ-
i at ion agreed today.
Thousands of teachers have left
their school work to take higher
j paying war jobs, while other
I thosunnds are in the armed forces,
j An official report by the NF’.A
predicted an estimated shortage j
i of 75,000 teachers by next fall.
Dr. Alonzo F. Myers, chairman
| of the department of higher edu-
cation of New York university,
said in an interview that about
one fifth of the nation’s 30,000,000
school children will return to new
teachers next September.
More than 100,000 of the 250,-
000 teachers who will have to bo
hired this summer will have sub-
standard qualifications, he pre-
dicted. and given employment
only because of the shortage of
Dr. Myers' asserted that a high
percentage of teachers who are
working in war plants will not
return to their former jobs next
t he Thomas-Hill bill now pend- t
ing before the senate, which
would provide schools with $300,-
000.000 annually to raise teaching
salaries, had the unanimous ap-
proval of the NF1A, the group vot-
ing last night to endorse the bill
Down from the bomb-bay of .a Flying F’ortress goes a deadly missile
headed for its target on the South Pacific waters below. Shadow
of plane is seen, right, as bomb nears the water on this dress re-
hearsal for a futun mi-sion against the Japs
Fires Sweep Bombed Isle
(Newsreel Pool From NEA)
Some of Pantelleria's building- still stand, but they are crumbling
and tire-gutted Great smoke -till re-e above the island’s burning
cit\ when Allied forces arrived to accent the surrender.
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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/m1/3/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hutchinson County Library, Borger Branch.