Borger Daily Herald (Borger, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 159, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 27, 1943 Page: 4 of 8
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Rubber Strikers Obey
Return To Work
AKRON'. O May 27—<T
r i If m if f * T(T^ ru
bark to their war jobs at three
major Akron rubber cum panics
today but remained idle ut the
B. F. Goodrich Go. in the face of
a presidential ultimatum to end
n five-day production stoppage
which threw more than 50,000 in-
Plant guards said the turnout
for the 6 a m < Eastern War Time
shifts was about normal at ttie
Goodyear Tire A- Rubber Co. and
at the General Tire & Rubb<n Co.,
and somewhat slower at the r ire-
stone Tire & Rubber Co.
Virtually no employes, however,
walked through the gates at
Goodrich, and United Rubber
Workers union members there
said their president George H.
Bass had called them to meet at
10 a. m.—two hours before the
expiration of the deadline set last
night by President Roosevelt in
a telegram to union leaders ord-
ering termination of the strike,
Bass and presidents of locals at
jjthcr companies made radio
/ #■ ! jimniKht- ursins
111 o observe the
Pop mon^^S(>me, Goodrich
" By. report at noon,
butn£ while CU shift after 6 a.
m. normlnstarn! p. m.
The president. acting as com-
mander-in-chiei or ine army
and navy, termed the work
stoppage a "flagrant violation
of the no-strike pledge" and as-
"If this strike is not ended by
12 o'clock noon, Thursday, May
27, your government will take
necessary steps to protect the
interests of the nation."
Executive boards of URW lo-
cals at Goodyear, Firestone and
f war work. And thei
then made radio ap
r,. a / ,11 v t i. . t
Walkouts at AkronY “big three-'
and the General Tire & Rubber
Co. Darted v. th new: last Satur-
day that the National War Labor
Board had reduced to three cents
an hour its panel - recommenda-
tion of an eight-cent wage in-
crease. Production soon stopped
on a multitude of such items as
self-sealing gasoline tanks and
de-icers for warplanes, anti a r
craft guns, gas masks and combat
Acting soon after union’s inter-
national executive board urged a
return to work with promises the
WLB would reconsider the case,
President Roosevelt telegraphed
the rubber workers’ leaders last
"From the point of view of the
nation, these strikes are inexcus-
able and must therefore be ac-
cepted by the country and by
your government for what they
basically are: namely, a defiance
of the War Labor Board, a chal-
lenge to the government by law
and a blow against the effective
prosecution of the war.”
Wife To Death
ON 240th BIRTHDAY
MOSCOW, May 27-</P>- All
Russia acclaimed Leningrad today i
on the 240th anniversary of it*
founding, but the city's inhabi- j
t ints were too busy to celebrate.
They were mounting guard j
against a possible fresh German j
Buy U. S. War Bonds and Stamps
DALLAS, May 27—(/P)—I»i i
vute Norris Hughes, 23, was un-
der a charge of murder today in
connection with the death of his
attractive wife, Mrs. Ivona
Hughes, 20, whose body was
found in her apartment here yes-
City Detectives M. W. Steven-
son and E. R. Gaddy said Private
Hughes made a written statement,
witnessed by newspapermen, sav-
ing he had choked his wile to
death and had then tried for sev-
eral hours to kill himself.
They quoted Hughes as saying
he was jealous and that since ar-
riving here last. Friday on fur-
lough from Camp Ibis, Calif., he
had been planning to kill his wife
Hughes was held in the hos-
pital ward of the Dallas county
WOMEN WONT TALK
BY RENE RYERSON MAR!
COPYRIGHT, NEA SERVICE. INC
JT all began the day before.
Naturally, I didn’t know that
anything was beginning then. 1
mean it began the day before we
found the body. That was on
Wednesday, and it war unreason-
ably hot for early June, hot with
a muggy, uncomfortable stickiness
that presaged the storm to come.
Margaret had come up to my
room after dinner to finish ar-
ranging my things.
We’d thought we had the house
all set for the summer, and then
that morning had come a tele-
gram from Kathy—she’s my old-
est granddaughter, child of Wal-
ter’s first marriage—saying that
she had changed her plans and
was coming to stay at Kraiktower
for a couple of weeks before go-
ing to New York.
Originally Margaret had un-
packed my things in the turquoise
bedroom, which has the sitting
room attached. They are the
rooms I usually occupy at Kraik-
tower. Connie, she’s Walter’s sec-
ond wife, and a comely thing with
her blond hair and tawny skin,
had been assigned the mulberry
room at the other front corner of
the house, while Jack and Judy,
the twins, and their nurse occu-
pied the rose room in between.
Margaret is the only servant
who regularly sleeps in the house.
She has the back bedroom at the
head of the stairs. Margaret has
been with me for 30 years.
But Kathy’s coming upset this
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summer wants a bedroom fronting
the lake. Not only because of the
lake breeze but because they are
CLINT MATT I SON I
left all the labor of moving our
clothes and personal belongings
to Margaret and Clara, the up-
stairs maid. It was no wonder
that Margaret was tired and a bit
She finished arranging my toilet
things on the dressing table, put
the only decently furnished bed- necessarily with the children and
rooms in the house.
Ten years before when Michael
and I had the house done over, ex-
pecting to make it our year-’round
home, we had these four spacious
front rooms redecorated in the
colorful modern manner with all
new furnishings. Our old furni-
ture and the family heirlooms
from which we could not bring
ourselves to part were relegated
to the back bedrooms.
As a result one of those is done
in atrocious golden oak with a
brass bedstead which was our
wedding bed, and the other, the
one Margaret sleeps in, is a con-
glomeration of odds and ends in-
cluding the enormous black wal-
nut wardrobe which Grandmother
Pettier brought over from France
with her a century ago.
So following receipt of the tele-
.gram that morning, Margaret and
I had gone into consultation and
decided it would be best if I
moved into the mulberry room.
The shadow of Derek Grady’s murder fell on these four.
Where were they at the time of his death?
pect of sleeping in the queer, ] trious, ton, devoted to building up
four-storied tower which gives I the sizable fortune which had
our summer place its name, and j been left him into one. two or
furnishes living space for the j three times as large via the bank-
ch.auffcur, cook, anci housemaid, j mg uusiiit^s. Yuu couldn't po»-
besides serving as a garage. : sibly find a fault with him, but
As 1 said, Imogene Lake sulked j you couldn’t find anything excit-
and put in her time fussing un- ing about him either.
When I thought of Kathy, our
Kathy, as his wife my mind
bogged down. The prospect was
too unutterably drab besid- the
memories of my own early mar-
ried days when Michael had had
nothing but his youth and an idea
and every day had a brand new
and bewildering adventure. ... I
my favorite books where I could sighed. Perhaps there weren’t
reach them without getting out of
bed, and with a muffled, "Good
night, Miss Marthc,” at last hob-
bled out of the room.
I was too listless to turn the
radio on after she had gone. Be-
sides I l ad some grim thoughts
stalking my conscience that might
as well be faced then as later.
Kathy’s dark eyes that morning
when she had rushed in and
grabbed me in one of her hoy-
denish hugs had thoroughly up-
They were brilliant and bright,
but they weren't the eyes of a
girl who is happy because she is
soon to become a bride. And
gave Kathy the rose room, and Kathy should have been. She was
to buy her
put Connie into the turquoise
room. Then the twins' small beds
could be put up in the adjoining
That would leave the golden
oak room to serve as Walter’s
dressing room when he came
down. Miss Lake, the nurse,
would have to go out to the tower
Everyone was sotted except
Miss Lake. She sulked all day
after Connie apologetically in-
formed her of the change. She
felt herself a bit above the other
•ervacU and didn’t like the pros-
going to New York
I HADN'T been altogether happy
about the coming marriage,
anyway, although Waller and
Connie were so relieved to think
that Katiiy was going to settle
down ijid get married—respect-
ably married- -that they talked of
any love marriages like that any
The next moment I scourged
myself: "Don’t be a hypocrite
now . . . sighing and feeling sorry
because Kathy is being cheated
. . . as if you weren’t to
Hadn’t I helped break up that
early ’teen-age infatuation be-
tween Kathy and Derek? If we
had let Kathy go her own head-
strong way then, even as 1 had
when I ran away and married
Michael, she wouldn’t have been
facing any cut-and-riried, mon-
eyed marriage to George Baker
Weakly I tried to justify my-
self. After all, Derek Grady
hadn't been another Michael
Kraik. Subsequent events had
proved that. Derek had since
spent a term in a reformatory and
was. I understood, on parole now
for another offense. It was well
we found Kathy that time and
brought her back home.
I finally fell asleep and slept
nothing < Ise. Now that I had i like a log in spite of the heat and
look' d into Kathy's glittering a bad conscience, and woke to a
eyes I wa even unhappier. day that promised to be a replica
George Baker was all right, in of the one before,
his way. A well-bred, well-tai- ! If only it had been!
lored young man. He was indus- | (To Be Continued)
Wo'ro T n rv m i M <nr) TeIrf)hot
11 st's Commander
Espei nill> enjoyable v.a the
medli v, o! y :ig- given bv Shirley
Hue. Margaret Ann Hall, Elwoo-
C’.i...*. \ f . - vr, ... * u v-
mil Jean Bell and June Leichliter,
who wen- accompanied by Mrs.
Ray Ru- ell. The group was frock-
eu in old fashioned bonnets and
floor length gowns.
Miss Maudcll Lemons played a
piano sole. Miss Margaret Ann
Hall, accompanied by Elwoodine
Sib r, rendered a vocal solo.
Mrs. W. M. Hall introduced
Ihi guests while A. B. Pugh was
a guest ol the club.
Next Monday will be ladies
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miles west of Moscow and ‘Ml
miles from the Latvian border,
The Germans also declared a
Soviet Molding party had in-
vaded their line, south of Starnya
Hussn before being repulsed Sta
lava Rusmi is 2115 miles northwest
ol Moscow and 140 miles south
.i(ul lightlv east (jf lA'iungrad
The noon communique, record-
ed bv the S' viet radio monitor
here, made no mention of the
Caucasus lighting and gave no
confirmation of the German
claims of the fighting in the north.
The German losses in the night’s
fighting were the heaviest of the
Leningrad front and west of Ro-
stov with tbout 200 Germans wip-
ed out by snipers and Red army
regulars in the Leningrad sector,
the Russians said.
German activity brought a
statement from Col. Nikolai Aki-
mov, a Moscow military commen-
tator, that “there are a number
ol signs indicating the Germans
are preparing intensivly for the
summer campaign of 1943” al-
though he said, they had been
unable to recover fully from their
letreat of last winter.
When Covington Va . citizens found the doors to a recently-closed drugstore open again, they flocked
in for "id.,.- out founct NEA-Acme op- rat* t • tram inite e telephoto pictures of the Hot Springs food
conlerenee Crowdeo conditions and i estrietions at eonft i > nee site made it necessary to set up the
transmitting equipment m nearby Cov ington where a vacant drugstore was the only space available.
Heie "Delators Bob Wood-un and Bert Brandt (with phone) show natives how its done.
Tax-Forgiveness To Cost
Small Tax-Payers More j
Money, Instead Of Less
By JAMES MARLOW And GEORGE ZIELKE
WASH INGTON, May 27— (AP) —The income tax
Here's a preview of what will happen under what
looks to be the future law — the compromise plan
adopted by congressional conferees for submission
to the house and senate. [
In Land And Air
For Kuban Valley
LONDON, May 27-(TP)—A vio-
lent upsurge in the land and air
battle for the Kuban Valley
bi idgehend held by the Nazis in [
the Caucasus was indicated today
by Russian and German reports
of intensified fighting from Novo-
rossisk northward to Temryuk on
the sea of Azov.
For the overage tax-
payer it will mean:
1. More—not less—taxes this
year and in the years just
2. More complicated tax forms
to fill out.
3. A check—off of 20 per cent
on wages and salaries (above ex-
emptions!—17 per cent to apply
against income taxes, 3 per cent
for victory tax.
The plan for cancellation of 75
per cent of 1042 or 1943 taxes,
whichever are 1 less, actually
means higher taxe^; for the aver-
age taxpayer: in 1943. because
he’ll be paying on 1943 income,
which generally is higher, instead
of on 1942 income) in 1944 and
1945 (quite aside from any future
increases in tax rates' because the
uncancelled 25 per cent of 1942
taxes must be paid in two install-
ments in those two years.
The average taxpayer will have
to keep these dates in mind:
June 15—when the next quar-
terly installment will have to be
paid on the same basis as last.
March 15 (both March and June
payments are to be credited
against 1943 taxes'.
July 1—then the check—off on
wages and salaries is to go into
Sept. 15—Anybody whose in-
come isn't subject to the check-off
(except farmers', those whose
wages and salaries are more than
$2700 is single or $3500 if mar-
ried, and those who have or ex-
pect to have $100 or more of in-
come in addition to their wages
and salaries, all must file esti-
mates of their 1943 income. At
the same time they must figure
out how much taxes they’ll owe
<»v< ■' and ..bove what they've al-
ready paid and or will pay
through the check-off :ind nay
half of this amount owed.
Dec. 15—Other half of above
due. Also deadline for farmers to
file estimates of 1943 income and
pay balance due.
March 15, 1944—Every taxpay-
er must file a final report on 1343
income, pay and balance due ‘in-
cluding any on victory tax.' Also
he must pay half the uncancelled
portion of 1942 taxes.
March 15, 1945 Other half of
uncancelled 1942 taxes comes due.
The Russians announced in
their midnight communique that
they had smashed back two coun-
ier-attacking German battalions
totaling about 1.600 men, and a
special broadcast from Moscow
later reported (17 German planes
shot down in the area northeast
of Novorossisk, with a loss of 20
A DNB dispatch broadcast from
Berlin later declared, however,
that 63 Russian planes were shot
down yesterday against the loss
of five German aircraft. The high
command communique, recorded
by the Associated Press, said
violent Russian attacks against
the eastern sector of the Kuban
bridgehead were repelled by a
The German radio asserted
400 Russians had been killed
and 600 captured in fighting
near Temryuk, but acknowledg-
ed that the Russians had re-
grouped their forces and that
heavier fighting was in prospect.
The Germans, too, issued re-
ports that other m .tors of the long
Russian front had come alive,
with heavy Russian attacks that
dented the German lines south-
west of Velikie Luki and large
scale Soviet scouting activity
south of Staraya Rlissa.
The Germans said their troops
To Be Delayed
STOCKHOLM, May 27—(TP)-
Dispatches from Berlin asserted
today that Germany is preparing
for summer defensive warfare
while Nazi military leaders hope
that no large-scale Allied offen-
sive will start until they can re-
place the losses in men and ma-
terial suffered in the shattering
defeats in the Donets Basin, at
Stalingrad and in Tunisia.
While there is talk in Berlin j
about a Russian summer offen-
sive between Kursk and the Cri-
mea a correspondent of the Stock-
holms Tidningen said that Ger-
man political circles expressed
the belief there would be no ma-
jor action for at least a month.
Other quarters, he said, held
the view that there would be con-
siderable “sounding out” offen-
sive preparations throughout the
summer but that there would be
no major warfare.
Nazi military circles, acknowl-
edging the big gaps caused by the
Russian and North African de-
feats were represented as indi-
cating that Hitler would not
launch any offensive. It was said
they hoped that intensified war
production and total manpower
mobilization would enable them
to return the German fighting I
machine to full strength before
Commander of the Army’s 41st
Division, now fighting in New
Guinea, is Maj -Gen. Horace H.
any Allied attacks were launch-
Das Sehwarz.e Korps, weekly
organ of the elite guard, said,
however, that the Allies have
made many preparations for in-
vasion and that Germany must
be prepared to go on the defen-
Neutral circles in Berlin were
quoted by Stockholms Tidningen
as saying that Premier Stalin was
not going to begin the offensive
first because, they asserted, he
was not sure whether the Amer-
ican and British forces were rea-
dy to strike from the other side
TO ADDRESS CONGRESS
WASHINGTON, May 21—i/P)—
Congress joined in Washington’s
unprecedented tribute to Presi-
dent Edwin Barclay of the all-
Negro republic of Liberia with an
invitation to address the house
and senate today.
Barclay spent the night at the
White House, first member of his
race to be a presidential house
Buy U. S. Defanta Bonds today.
RAILROADS BREAK RECORDS
ELIZABETH, N. J„ May 27—
(/P)—The railroad industry last
week “again broke all previous
records by transporting to the
east coast an average of almost
1,900,000 barrels of petroleum
daily,” the general solicitor of
the Central Railroad of New Jer-
sey said today.
TRANSIT STRIKES CONTINUE
BALTIMORE, May 27-oP)- The
strike of American Federation of
Labor-affiliated transit employes
dragged into its third day today
as the Baltimore Transit company
reported operations 85 to 90 per
cent to normal and said some
.-Inkers has returned to work.
WARNING! BEWARE OF
Roundworm# in-Ido you or your child enr
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away I JAYNE'S is America's l. ndiriK pro-
prietary worm medicine : used by millions.
Acts gently yet expels roundworms.
Lie aure yuu JAYNE'S VERMIFUUEI
MONTH OF MAY
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Printed Bembergs. Chambrays. Wash Silks, etc.; suavely drap-
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Nice selection for every occasion. Real
charmers for day time and dates for all
summer long. All real values.
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All year 'round materials,
smartly tailored in Blue,
Rust and Navy. These are
"musts" for ladies who care
about their appearance.
Sizes 36 to 42.
EXCITING NEW ARRIVALS!
Anthony’s bring you May
values in hats that are
real savings. All whites,
Beanies and Tam-O-
Shanter. Nice selection at
our Second Floor display.
Others Priced at 1.49 to 5.90
Just the kind of dresses you'd expect to
find—charming and flattering. In polka
dots, stripes and solids. Snug fitting in
sizes ranging from 9 to 17.
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