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   Hattiesburg American (Newspaper) - May 1, 1842, Hattiesburg, Mississippi                                 ir  HATTIESBURG (MISS.) AMERICAN  SEEN AND HEARD  Here And There  ABOUT THE CITY  rornmander. wishes all members to b«» present. in order to attend to lm-! pnrtant business matters.  i  1  —*— J  Four member» of the Hattiesburg fire and police department« today began 10-day vacations. Firemen on vacation are Zeke Powell and L. I, fireer. both of the central ilre station. Officers on vacation are Captain C. V. French and Patrolman Robert Ailmand.  Laurence Callahan Is In Oulfport for two days.  Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Ladtier of Purvis were visitor« here Thursday.  Mr«. Cal Miller of Laurel l.s visit-in« In the home of Mr«. A. C. Coop-Mr, M. a C. campus.  Sergeant and Mr* Arlow Turner have returned from a furlough «pent ln Xlm», Ohto. They reside at TX) Second avenue.  first questlon. when she ron-  neeted wlth him by telephone »•».<, "How do you speli voiir name?"  Ml.vs Vera Ruth Pottrr. 1105 West ■ptne street. is a patient In the Methodist hospital.  New patients at Methodist hos-; pital t/i<is»y are: Miss Vera Potter, ; 101.1 West Pine street; George Ed-; warrt Brown. 1507 Mrlnnls ave.; babv .Wry Nobles, fltimrall: Mary Kllen Roberta. Mt. Olive; Lury Carleton Marrell, Meridian: Billy Frank I/Ht, Collins, and Mrs. Archie i'.arHnrty Collins.  Fritjay» May 1,1942  Rationing Shoves Sugar Bowls CTff Counter  Miss Maggie Craft and Miss Pearl Craft left today for Rhreteport. t.a to visit their sister. Mrs. David M. Thompson, 2640 James «treet.  Chief Petty Officer C. R. itlil-burn, US NR. Norfolk. Va.. is here visiting his sister. Mra. Frank H. Kramer and family. ^  Ouv Cecil 8trlnger of Mlze visited friends and relatives in Hattles-burg Thursday.  Mr. and Mrs. William Híkkhh of 600 Bay street were visitors in New Orleans recently  ' First Presbyterian rhweh rh-oir ¡will rehearse at 7 45 o'clock nlght at the church. Amelia Mas-  ; scngale is church organist  The Boys Choir of Mam Btrert Methodist church will practice at, 1 TO p m. Saturday at. the church Fthel Powe Is director.  Gaitha Sullivan, «.upertntendent of ;Smith school. Covington <ountv, I was a recent, business visitor on Mississippi Southern collcge carnpuv  Oirls In Forrest County Hall at M. B. C , recently voted to have hot water only once a day. in order to conserve fas and electricity It fs expected that this program will soon be put into e|fect throughout the entire school, as President J. B. Gewge has been asked by gov eminent officials to cut. use of fuel whepevr possible.  Gene Robertson of Codington county was a visitor on Mississippi Southern college campus Thursday  Mr. and Mrs Frank Caw»ey of Hattlesburg harr gnrre to Snn mejrn where Mr f'susry has accepted n government position.  J T. Palmer, student, at Mississippi Southern college was a business visitor in New Orleans this week.  Miss Dot Moody student, at Mississippi Southern, has been tnoverl the college hôpital after »--ff 'cent operation at the Methodist hos-I pltal.  *^Patlent.s dismissed from Methodist hospital were. Dorothy Sue Kverett, voute six: Miss I-oraiine Mayo, Petal; Mrs. John Albert I/>tt, | Perkln.flJrti Levoiir McDonald. (XII-jllr,^; Mrs. Alexander Newton. Seminar'» , Mary Ruth Jefferson, route itwo. Mrs. Lucius K Dean. 1108 W'.-st  (  Fourth street,. Mrs. Harold A. Kll-i m'r and son 100 Tenth avenue; | Mrs Archie N Odom and daughter,  1  802 West. Pine, mid Miss Dorothy J Moody, Mississippi Southern College.  The sugar bowl mofed behind the counter of Hattiesttirg restaurants Thursday, JoinlnJ the catsup and sauce in a maneuver bringing! the war closer to those who rat, away from home. !  Faced with rationing restrictions. ' loeal restaurant operators joined | hands in moving sugar containers i from their usual places on the counter. Instead of the privilege , since restaurants—like Individuals— of helping himseK liberally from will be affected by rationing.  sugar bowls, the casual coffee-drinker sweetens his beverage with a small quantity of sygar doled out in individual envelopes.  Tea-drinkers litewlae face the same loss of privilege and in many instance find itr Ziecessary to request sugar when their orders are delivered.  The move wa.s designed to conserve rapidly-dwindling sugar stocks,  I  Hattiesburg Flier Escapes Jap Counter-Fire  Dallas Raybtirn. former student of Mississippi Southern college, was visiting on the campus Thursday.  A local charitable organization 1; somewhat baffled by this one A woman arrived in town the other day and asked assistance In finding her husband. The workers located the man whom she described Hei  Services will be conducted at. >'■ . o'clock tonight at B'Nal Israel sw; agogne by Rabbi Arthur Hr'xWv He will speak on / Judaism and ¡Western Civilisation." Soldiers and : civilians are invited.  Vetcrans*1i>f Foreign Wars wil meet at fl m lock tonight at the Ot\ Hall. Van C. Cagle, recently electer'  The story of how a Hattiesburg army filer's plane was peppered with Jap antl-aircfaft fire after successfully bombing an enemy troop concentration in the Pacific war area was related in news reaching here today.  The flier was Capt. Herman F. Lowery, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Q.; , Lowery, 1110 Main street. Captain 1 Lowery and his ffUfcled plane safe- j i ly returned to his Dafce after being j caught in the hall of enemy antl- j craft fire. j  Captain I/iwery was pilot of a plane in an allied squadron which i  'DUKE'S'  We ask you, how do yoii fed and look about now, with the thfirnometer at 95 degrees or better? If you're wearing h Varsity-Town " Summer Cooler," we know! You're giving the thermometer the "goby" as you go by at your stylcful best . . . you're casual in your lounge model "Cooler'' with its correct Varsity-Town fashion details . . you're cool m one of Varsity-Town's lightweight, original weaves . . . you're smartest in a "Rum Cooler," a "Havana Cooler," or a "Gab Cooler." Which reminds us, we have hundreds of "Coolers" cooling their heels waiting to be seen by you!  $  22  .50  up  DUKE'S  "The Store For Men" H at tie »burg, Mi»».  N  We «till have a few pair of Freeman »port oxforda at clo»e-out price.  blasted a Jap truck convoy. After scoring direct hits from an altitude of 2¿00 feet, the allied planes were fired upon by enemy gunners. The enemy succeeded in hiliinK only one of the squadron planes—that piloted by Captain Lowery. Although bullets penetrated his plane, Captain Lowery was not Injured, according to news dispatches.  A veteran of seven years army experience, Captain Lowery has been In the Pacific war zone's hot spots since the Pearl Harbor at-tacks,^3Vo weeks prior to the outbreak of hostilities, he was trans  ferred «o Nichols field on the outskirts of Manila  Bifora being assigned, to foreign service, Captain Lowery was stationed at the Savannah, Ga . air He received his flight training at Randolph and Kelly fields at flan Antonio, Texas. He received his permanent commission two years after graduation from Kelly field.  Captain Lowery is a graduate of Hattiesburg high school and Mississippi State collega.  0  .  FftHEML RITES  TODAY FOR V. L HENDERSON  funeral services were conducted this afternoon at the Leeville Baptist church for V. L. (Ted) Henderson, 34. Mobile shipyards worker who died at the Methodist hospital at 5 p. m. Thursday.  The Kiev. A. C. Parler, pastor or the Petal Baptist church, officiated and burial wss in the Leeville church cemetery. The Hattiesburs Undertaking company was In charge of arrangements.  A resident of Hattiesburg RTD 5, Mr :  Henderson was home on a visit when he was stricken ill Monday. In addition to his widow, he Is survived by two sons, John and Steve L. Henderson: and one brother, E. V. Henderson, all of Route B.  ARREST REPORTED  Floyd Smith, 87. negro. Bao Atlanta street, was being held today by Hattiesburg police. Smith la alleged to be wanted at Montichilo on a false pretense charge. Police Chief M. M Little said.  «-RIGID PARENTS <Mjr a»—flat»« •**«•>  BAKER8FIELD, Calif.. May 1 — Oirls in Iceland were chummy enough with American Mannes. out Private Burke West says their parents were frigid.  Some fathers and mothers cut off their daughters' hair as punishment for dating Marines, said West.  -I Can't Walt To Land—I've Get Toj Be At The Owl SATURDAY  An« Enjoy  FRIED CHICKEN  Rice an* Gravy, 2 Fresh Vegetable«, Salad, Drink Dessert..............  35<  distributed at a number of points over the county today and Saturday.  No fee Is charger! for the registration but state law requires all' owners to register rifles, pistols, shotguns, machine-guns and other weapons which may be needed in the ^ir. It is not necessary for owners to take their weapons when applying for registration cards.  J  Scrap Meeting Tuesday^  Testimony for the defense was '.rhedtii'''! for re^irnption this afternoon^ m U. H district court, In the complaint Mvled Town of Poplnr-ville vs the MIssKslppl Power company. et al  Plaintiffs rested their case and first defense witness took the stand Thursday afternoon  At, the conclulson of that testimony. court was recessed until 2 p m today by Judge 8. C. Mize, presiding over the non-Jury session.  H. M. Silverman, vice president, general manager and secretary of the People's Water Service company, a Maryland corporation listed a.s one of the defendants In the  1  Y.W.C.A. to check results to date. : case.was first witness for the de- | All clubs Which have not com-fensc. | pirted the canvass are urged to do  Mr. Silverman told the court tlmt !  so n t once so that the report may | since acquiring the water system at. |  t)f . available for the meeting. Poplarvllle in 1930. his company's | Rome misunderstanding about, the  ;  expenditures on the plant had ex- I procedure of collecting scrap has i /ceded revenues by about. $15.000. occurred. Travis Bbykin, chalrmfh I  The executive committee of the women's organizations conducting the residential scrap metal drive, will meet at 4 p. m,,Tuesday at the  He said a falling water table had lowered productivity of Hie company's well. He also stated that , during the past year the company  of the "Salvage i  for Victory" com- j mlttee, said today. Citizens in each block should sclect a central point ' in that block for leaving bits of j  has employed the use of chemicals |  srrB p Then, after enough places In an effort to Improve the qunlit.v : h flvP  the metal, truck» will be sent of Its water and prevent clogRlng ; „round to collect Mt. The scrap deal-of pipes.  1   Pr s will pav the person In whose  The complaints are suing to can-  1  charge the scrap has been left. The eel franchise privileges allegedly  mn nev should be turned over to held by the defendants and are ask-  (  c,rorgr Causey, secretary of the ing restoration of properties pur- united Drives committee, and It will  HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION DEADLINE NEARS  The deadline for signing homestead exemption applications is only a month away, officials said today. Expiration date is June 1. Between 400 and 500 home owners have signed.  Those who have not applied should go first to the county tax assessor's office and then to the homestead exemption desk In the city hall.  SINUS, CATARRH SUFFERERS ?u N a  SOI MISMY BUS TO NASAL CONSCSTION  Sappljr RuM Htr«—Sa«»r<r> R«)*i« Relief at lilt from th« tortur* of lino* , trnubU. c*t*rrh. »nH hay f»v» r  diw to nrnl ronftatlon la aecn today in report» oi lucre*! with a formula which ha» the power to radut« naaal congestion. Men and women who suffered with agonising ainua headache*. clogged nostrils, ringing ratache, hawking aini an««;!ie miMry now tell oi hleajed relief after uaing it. KLORONOL co*u 11.00, but considering result* experienced hy iiaen, thi* is not expenatve and ammints to only a few pennies per doae. KlX>RONOL (caution, um only a* directed) la sold with «trict moneynack guarantee br OWI. OHM. STOHK, Main * front Kta.  LUNCH—  Refresh Yourself At  the STANDARD  Our Freecer-Fvesh  ICECREAM  All Flavors .. Pt. ÎOc—Qt. 35c  OWL DRUG STORE  Corner Main & Front  Beautifully Designed  Wrapped for « Mailing!  OWL  DRUG STORE  Cor. Main and Front Ht.  A Wise Investment—  BURIAL INSURANCE  INVESTIGATE OUR POLICIES  FAIRCHILD & RICHARD  ia.N M.ta FUNERAL HOME  portedly conveyed by the city.  IMMUNIZATION OF CHILDREN REQUESTED  "Today Ik Child Health Day and a good time to remind parents that j every child under six years of age should be Immunised against diphtheria and vaccinated again.it smallpox." Dr B ' D Blackwekler, county physician, said.  "About 80 per cent of the children of/he county are protected against [ t(p diseases, taut what, of the other 30 per cent?" he asked.  When a child born and raised In Forrest county reaches the age of I six months, his parents are notified  be used for welfare purposes.  ------o------it-  COLLISION REPORT  Cars driven by Boyd Hollimond and John Holloway, 222 Union, were | in collision on «4th avenue Thurs-; day, Patrolmen W. N. Johnson and j J. A. Combs reported. The left side and rear fender of Holloway's car  were damaged, the officers reported.  AWAIT SCHOOL PROJECT REPORT  Supt. 8. H Blair of. the city schools and Juan Landry, architect, are expected home from Atlanta late today with information about the status of the school construction project.  Five other men who went to At-  that he can t>e immunized against j lanta returned yesterday. They were diphtheria, and many parents take Qeorge Denham. Simon London, I. advantage of the opportunity. * "—•—'---- "" *"" "-----  Immunizations and vaccinations  ( may be had at the county health department, free of charge, or the citizens may go to their own physicians.  I. Cook, all trustees; T. R. Hearon, architect, ami Phil c. Allen of the contracting firm of Newton and Glenn.  FIREARM REGISTRATION  DELICIOUS  SANDWICHÊS  Coffee  Ice Cream, Sodas, and Malted Milks! (Take Home Home)  ALL 15c BEER  2 for 25c  REGAL DRAFT BEER  12 - o z^ G la ss 10c BLONDY'S PIACE  33 Batson St.  Tel. 170  AMBULANCE SERVICE  SAVE YOUR TIRES AND CAR  RIDE IN A SIX-0 TAXI  25c  SIX-0 TAXI  FRIED CHICKEN  Rice and Gravy 2 Vegetables, Drink and Dessert  About 6.000 cards were being distributed among Forrest count tans today for the compulsory registration of firearms and other weapons which might be needed for defense In Hattiesburg. the cards are being distributed from the courthouse lobby and at the city hall. Cards may be obtained either today or tomorrow and must be filed with Sheriff M. W. Thompson not later than Monday, cards also are being  PURE COFFEE  Guaranteed Fresh SUtl .... lie lb. — J lb.....35c  MYERS COFFEE CO.  133 Market (Mobile)  ANNETTE STEMÄHg FLOWERS  1*3 r. riMI Mrwl nrmriMMM* «M Nan Ar» , Tat. MS. Nl|fcl> rkMM 31«  we wire rumr.as  nn«n for AH Uw»t»—  ■mm Hmtot r. T. o.  notice  Fron Majr S, IM*  DOZIERS  CAFE  605 Mobile St.  Wttl Be Owned Ami Operate* By  PAUL BEEL  35c STANDARD  DRUG STORE  Main St.  TeL 11  R. G. (Bob) BLACKBURN, Mp.  A ^Good Photograph Of Yourself Will  <4  Please Mother Best  516 Main Street  S  )TOJRAWY]  "Where Portraits Portray Um Most Beautiful Way"  LAST CALL!  PHOTOS FOR MOTHER S DAY!!  Whether its Mother planning to give her photograph ... or her loved ones who will surprise Mother with a picture . . . this la to remind you that time Is short ... get it made at once, at  PARKER'S  FWIMIT sum  Meni PlMf OM Cltlsens Baak BviMlnff (Weal Front Car. Mate ft) FIIOM 1149  NO  PRIORITY NEEDED  To Buy This Letter File  U  To cons« ire steel for War Shaw-Walker, makers of the famous "Bttilt Like a Skyscraper" steel files, are again building wood files for letter and legal papers. Shaw-Walker's new wood files are—• Same Height • Same Depth • Suae Color as Shaw-Walker's 01 ire Green sled file«. No priority i* needed to bug thi» Shaw-Walker ail* wood file.  Just Phone 1994  South Mlsateipprt Complete Office Supply Star«  hub city  Typewriter Exchange  >11 Wert Fine PImm ItM HsIttNWrt,  A PATRIOTIC SUGGESTION!  Pulverized Sheep Manure.........$2.75 per 100 lbs.  May we suggest that Flower Growers use "Weed-Treated" Pulverized Sheep Manure tor your flowers as much as possible and save the Mixed Commercial Fertilizers for the farmers. 100 Lbs. Sheep Manure la equal to 2 Wagon Loads of Barnyard Manure.  SEEDS  We have seeds (or the farmer—We have seeds for the gardener And the Flower Growers  PEANUTS  Nlea^ clean, sound Peanuts  r  FUL-O-PEP FEEDS  Poultry, Dairy, Horse and Mole, Dog Feed  Barnes Seed & Feed Co.  215 Market St Tel. 840  K  SPECIAL  2*>ie$fi iStïawbeïïy  ^Torte  You get Seale-Lity vanilla ice cream and short cake,  fenerouil^ fovered with reth ttftwhtfrries, whip-pod cream and a cherry!  <? / n-l au*'  O^afc-Mily stow  rjlthfitf. 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