Abilene Reporter News, December 3, 1944

Abilene Reporter News

December 03, 1944

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - December 3, 1944, Abilene, Texas SIXTH WAR LOAN County Quota ....... $3,395,000.00 Series E. Quota ..... $1,055,000.00 Series E Sales  $ 462,220.00Wk Mute Reporter SUNDAYWITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS COES.’-Byron VOL. LXIV NO. 165. A TEXAS 2mU> NEW SP AP®ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 3, 1944—FORTY PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS a twat rd Press (AP)    United    Pre» (u.r.)    PRICE FI\E CENTS Yanks Enter Anchors of Reich Defense JaD ShiDDina Two Cocoanuts Sole Food of Eight T0U9H River mr    WASHINGTON    Dec    2    —(A*)—The story of eight survivors of the I group, with the greater chance of making land    . , ^    A “    in Lr 1    •    I ana np.sp-controlled 'We had no life jackets and didn't know the distance. It turned out k. ■    —    • American submarme Flier-swimming 18 hours in Japanese contr lied    reached. Hit Heavily By the Associated Press    of    vainly    hunting    food    on    one    deserted    spot    after    another. Heavy attacks by American fliers against Japanese air- ^aw SUgar cane they found after reaching the Philippines dromes and shipping throughout the Philippines were re- most delicious thing I ever tasted" Crowley said ported bv Gen. Douglas MacArthur today.    #    Loss    of    the    Flier in action against the enemy was announced by the As the Yank airmen in the far west Pacific c°n1*j]lued J” >"u' ^re fruisink on the surface at night in .lapanese-controllcd when there was a terrific explosion. I was waters to a barren island and living for days on a pair of cocoanut s - wa j Eighteen hours after the explosion, about 8 i'm. the eight survivors related today.    !    of    the    15    counted    originally    reached    the    coral    beach. The two weeks’ fight for survival and rescue by Philippine guerrillas was described by the skipper. Comdr. John D Crowley, Concordia. Kan Next Barrier About a mile from land five of the tight reached a floating palm trrc and floated in, while the other three continued to swim. ■Jags m vs ^STgi j    rhor    1th* — PARIS, Dec. 2.—(AP)—American troops entered two an- neutralize the Japanese aerial threat to American liberation forces on Levtc island, it was officially disclosed that other L. S. fliers blasted Iwo Jima, in the Volcano island, along the B-29 pathway to Tokyo. Iwo was hit for the fifth time in four da>s bv AAP Liberators. The island is only 750 waters,” Crowley related, on the bridge, and in 20 to 30 seconds the ship went down. The night was completely dark and we couldn’t orient ourselves. The survivors were rapiered together and though you couldn’t see beyond three feet, were gathered together and though we counted 15 men in the water. was "the each other for body warmth Search of hundreds of floating cocoanuts revealed only one fit to eat. The raft, rigged from bamboo and grass. permitted two men to ride and paddle while the other six swam alongside. In that fashion they traveled from island to island, all uninhabited and yielded no food or water. During the trip they found one other drifting cocoanut. Several days later they reached a large island and siuhted a group of buildings surrounded by an excellent cocoanut grove which they found deserted, looted and damaged. -flaming Saarlautern. important Saar basin industrial city into which they penetrated deeply and Julich, where they drove into the outlying part of the town on the western side of tile river Hoer. At both Saarlautern and Julich. the Americans face river barriers. Julich, key point to the Cologne plain, lies mainly on the eastern side of the Roer. Across the Saar from Saar- milcs south of Tokyo. The Japanese have been using Iwo as an aerial base from which to attack the Superfortresses fields on Saipan island. Ground action on Leyte was stalled by continued tropical rains. The bad weather, however, did not ground planes. The Japanese struck In force against Yank Carigara bay | positions on northern Leyte. Amor- Abilene Texas Ex-Students Ask Rainey Return •■The nearest land was three and one-half miles away, an Isolated speak a Utile English, appeared andI agreed[to lead them to food and water island probably occupied by Japs and in another direction, farther away. They learned then that the guerrilla watcher I rn I seen them come ashore i-rri ,morpTslands nrohablv unoccupied. We decided to head for the larger and came prepared to deal with them as friend or enemy. lautcrn, burning from aerial assaults, Siegfried line positions The next morning two native guerrilla fighters, one of whom could vee re dented by other air bombardments. In the terrific battle on the edge of the Cologne plain, the Mi® ' * > *    w t rn    /    • * ' % J- ; ,ll *1 ? lean airmen lashed enemy airfields rn Luzon and Mindanao islands, on | a resolution requesting that the Leyte’s northern and southern j baiance 0f the Board of Regents OVERALL SALES STRONG SERIES E BUYING LAOS flanks, and hit shipping to the west. Meanwhile the Japan ese, without American confirmation, claimed that Nippon paratroops were landed on eastern Leyte a week ago and that air scouts report they "have made death-defving penetrations at important points’’ on two airfields "and caused great war results.’’ Chinese reconquest of the Burma road in southwest China was a step closer yet far to the northeast the Japanese were driving ahead toward a strategic terminal point on the famous supply line. In the southwest the Chinese captured Chefang. next to the last Burma road town held by the Japanese on the Yunnan front. American liaison units and Yank airmen aided the Chinese in seizing the town. Only about 24 miles of the Burma road remains to be taken before the Chinese will be in position to hit the Chir.a-Buxma border city of Wanting. The Japanese offered little fight at Chefang. Memorial Library Sweetwater's Plan SWEETWATER, Dec. I—(Bpi) — The Sweetwater city commission has approved plans for the construction of a public library building. costing between $12,000 and of the University of Texas resign and that the new board reinstate Dr. Homer P Rainey was anan!- j mously passed by the Abilene University of Texas ex-students association at a meeting at the W'ooten hotel last night, called to hear Maj J. R. Partin of Houston speak. Judge Dallas Scarborough originated the resolution, bating “Dr. Rainey is one of the greatest men it has been my privilege to know. He has stood his ground like a man." The motion was seconded by Holmes Webb; then passed unanimously by the 22 members present. Similar resolutions have previously teen passed by other ex-students associations in the state. Major Partin, who served as a rn S-SGT. LOMAX W. JONES Colorado City Sergeant Killed C. M Caldwell, county chairman for the 8th War Loan, Saturday night renewed his appeal to bond buyers to reinforce their efforts this coming week as the drive moved into high gear and approached the turn for the finale. Late Saturday Caldwell reported the overall total had reached $2,586.-795.50 of the Taylor County quota of $3,395,000.00. The rate of buying Series E bonds must be stepped up considerably, he reported. Series E sales have reached $462,220 00 of the $1,055.-000.00 quota established for the county, Mr. Caldwell reported. Sales are expected to Jump con- Wally Akin, theater manager, reported late Saturday that "every indication would point to a sell-out ho’.ise Wednesday." and predicted "one of the best shows yet.” Several rallies and general assemblies have been planned throughout Ta lor county during the week to speed up the sales. Abilenians will present the program for a rally at Ovalo Thursday night, B. W Riddle, chairman of the Ovalo 6th War Loan drivr, announced. The rally will be at the Thomas A. Jenkins, the former Reds U Miles From Austria; Near Budapest U. S. Firs? Army at Inden and the U. S. Ninth Army at Julich were encountering the heaviest opposition of the winter offensive. U. S Seventh Arnrv troops wiped out the last remnants of the German bridgehead at the approaches to the now demolished Rhine bridges in St faubourg. Following at tacts by nearly 250 Russian I medium and light U. S. Ninth air force bombers which left Saarlau-..    „    . 'icrn in flames and tore open nearby tow lid Budapest along tire we. Siegfried line defense*, Third Army LONDON Dec 2 J tanks and motorized Infantry raced PRISONER Ovalo high school. siderably this week as reports from Homer Landers. Riddle’* committee on the Ovalo campaign is composed of Mrs. Bill White, Mrs. John Harrison and Daphne Simmons of Buffalo Gap, has received her first let- side of the Danube mer tonight and also drove to within 74 ml!^ of the Austrian frontier. Berlin declared that Soviet spearheads were only 43 miles from th* southern outskirts of the imperilled Hungarian capital. In a 21-milr-deep breakthrough on a 50-rn tie front Marshal Feodor I Tolbukhln’s Third Ukraine army units overran 300 localities in south tor from lier husband since he we tern Hungary Preni^r-Maishal became a prisoner of ,he stalin announced In a    ordet P4RIS, Der. 2— «^P) —The heaviest fighting of th** mr is raging along the western front as the German armies make their last savage stand in an effort to stem the American advance Into Germany. The soil of Hitler'* Reich is being won slowly. Every yard is contested by Germans fighting; as they never have fought before. The Germans are making the American gains as costly as possible, and they arc costly. COLORADO Cm’. Dec. six years, was president of the board    ..    Mnv ii ac at th* time Dr Rainey teas ..elected m ,cUon in F,anC' N0V'U' ,C to head the university “Unless Dr. Rainey Is reinstated as president of the university, the University of Texas Is going to suffer severely. We cannot now reach out and get top-flight educators who will take the job," Partin stated. cording to information received by his sister, Mrs. J. T. Vest, Rt. 2, Colorado City, from the War department Wednesday. Sergeant Jones entered service in j March, 1942, and w as trained at Camp Barkery. He went overseas Nazis. Sergeant Jenkins was These included the strongholds the Paramount theater indicate I Three other rally dales have reported missing on D-Dav, and important communication cen- doughboys entered the Baar city al over 60 percent of the house has; been announced by the Taylor rural , • .    ...    * rf'pnk Szekszard, Dombovar two point* The Americans then been sold out for the mammoth committemen-Tom K. Eplen. and    1    J    "    J" V. .    Im Ran™.ar the last only 2$ mil” fanned out over most rf that part Cook—include Bradshaw, later that Mrs, Jenkins knew    Balaton    guard-    of the city which lies west of the night. I      _    that    he    was    a    prisoner    of    war.    ‘ ’ southeastern approaches to Baar river Th.  .....-    „    para.    ™The » member of the Board of Regents for inmax W Jones, 31, was killed show being presented on the stage Elmo -----------------u...    '    of    the    theater    Wednesday    night,! Pearl Harbor evt. Abilene Army | See WAR BONDS, Page €, C olumn 3    Sergeant    was Air Field personnel will present the «th War Loan Jubilee that night, starting at 8:15 p. rn. Partin, who has testified before ,    ,    .. . o <P»atP Wrxc,Lostine cummin™ In April of this year and was with the senate invent igating committee. is whole heatedly behind Rainey’s policies, especially backing up his “16 points.” The two problems which have been brought out in the investigation, and which Partin reiterated and emphasized were that academic freedom had been interfered with, and that the regents have definite his division in the invasion of France June 8. Sergeant Jones is also survived bv two brothers, Harvey L. Jones Heroes of 36th Will Speak Here Air Base Bond Show Plays Ranger Today Til* breach appear* tragic, said The Bond salesmen and women from the Abilene Army Air Field will visit trouper and had been stationed in England since January, a Berlin radio commri'^ii\°eSop all Ho has been in the regular    Hungary    and Budapest on a Army five years and was at Riand scale.’’ Camp Barkelev from July toj speeding forward at almost a SSS* ml December. 1942, when he    STu,“ Sixth War Loan Loan Musical Jubilee Having given a successful performance in Winters and before AAF personnel and guests, the troupe, under Lt. Frank R Cerra. programs for uai.Son officer, opens today the first transferred to the paratroop    Zagreb-Trieste railway, infantry. Ile has a son whom lmkjnR the out flanked Hungarian he h as never seen. front in $16,000, to be erected after the wai jy no^ demonstrated that they Un as a memorial to Sweetwater and Nolan county men dying in the war. City Manager R. C. Hoppe has been instructed to arrange with Don W. Smith, architect, for the drawing up of final plans and specifications. The library building is a part of the city’s post-war plans, for which a reserve fund is now being accumulated. The fund will have exceeded $50,000 at the end of the current fiscal year. The library will be erected north of the municipal building and will be "tied" onto the municipal auditorium. Sweetwater to Ask Highway Underpass SWEETWATER, Dec. 2.—(Spin — A hearing for the city of Sweetwater on the matter of an underpass for the San Angelo-Sweetwater highway where it intersects the T and P railroad in Sweetwater has been granted by the highway commission. City Manager R. C. Hoppe has bern informed that the commission will hear the Sweetwater delegation on December ll. Elliott Flies HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 2—(/Pi—Col. Elliott Roosevelt, son of the president, and Actress Faye Emerson left this afternoon by private plane and it was reported they were enroute to Grand Canyon. Ariz., to be married there tomorrow afternoon. The Weather u. s. Ill rARTMI NT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU ABILENE AND VICINITY— Cloudy and occasional rains Sunday; slowly rising temperature. EAST TEXAS:    Cloudy, occasional rains rvreot in extreme northeast portion on Sunday. Monday, cloudy and •ccasional rains in east and south portions, slowly rising temperatures; moderate to fresh winds on roast. WEST TI VAS—Cloudy and occasional rains sunday. Monday, partly cloudy and w armer. TEMPER VTI RES AM. to - ■> 5 hoik ...... i ,. P ____ 4.5 - M. .36 to - 27 .......s... ---- 46 - 38 to - ....... .7 .. ____ 46 - 38 to - 25 ....... 4 .. , ,, , 46 - 40 ti - 25 ...... 5. .. tv - 40 ti • 24 ...... fi ,. .... 41 - 40 42 - ’I 7... .... 44 - 40 ♦ 2 - 24 ....... 8 .. ..... 44 - to t:t - 25 ...... 0 . . ..... — - to tt - 28 ...... in .. . - ... — - to 4V - :to ...... II,.. ... . — - to 43 - 33 ......12 ... — - to Mf ll and low temperature* to » p. m : 47 and 4(1..... date last Hieh and low same year; *8 and 41. Sunset laU night: SSI. Sunrise this morning; 8 24. Sunset tonight; 6.34- derstood the respective spheres of the administration and the board. Partin summarized the steps leading up to the subsequent firing of Rainey. He was on the medical committee of the board at the time Dean John Spies was hired. He stated that the charge against Rainey because of Spics could be made only because Rainy was too loyal to a man who was behind the eight-ball even at the time he was hired, and never had a chance to prove himself. “I am sure that four or five years ago political plans were already afoot to have a hoard appointed who were definitely against liberal education, and that O'Daniei and Stevenson, perhaps unconsciously, fulfilled the plans,” he declared. He stated that a move which would have precipitated the action much earlier was a resolution passed bv Regent Strickland in the spring of 1943 in an attempt to revoke the procedural clause in the tenure rule—w'hich clause is that no teacher above the rank of an associate professor may be discharged without a trial. This action wras averted only by a resolution of the ex-students association in April of the same year. Thus was evidently an attempt to get rid of liberal of Colorado City and Carl Puttert pearj Harbor day will be topped by of three engagements for this week of Florence, Ala YOUR ATTENTION Interesting and important stories in this edition include: Page 2—Majority favors compulsory training. Page 3—WTCC aids cotton future study. Page 5— Division* in 8th Service Command honored. Page    12 — Coleman county makes money on turkeys. Page 13—Winter* physician Is horse breeder. Page It—Army wallops Navy. Page 14—SMU takes TUI . Page 15—All-Southwest team announced. Page 15—All-District 3AA announced. Page    18 —Parent demands later school opening. ,____ -    jivi. I The Jubilee comes to Abilene appearance* her* of tiro Mth d yl (p>ramount Thf>trrl on wednea- aion veterans, Lt. Col. H. M1UPr fjay pParl Harbor evening, and on Ainsworth and T.-Sgt. James M. Fricjay movPS to Sweetwater. Logan whose homes are in Luling. |    Musical    Makers    from    the Sergeant Logan has been mailed    AAF    band,    under    baton    of the most highly decorated enlisted pfc Jim Bakrr anrt featuring some Ballinger Church Christmas Season Plans Announced Cabinet of Greece Tenders Resignation in the hour and one-half show The AAF Troupe visits Coleman December 2. man in the present war. Hr received the Congressional Medal of Honor for his performance when his outfit was pinned down by enemy machinegun fire on Salerno beach. He wiped out the machine-gunners, broke up an enemy advance, cap- Jpync- Qnjpc About lured prisoner* who gave inform*- 1 eXCb JdlCb /'N UU ut tion valuable for the Yanks’ future One-Third of OuOta operations, and also braved an open field to shoot the lock off a house and destroy German snipers in ide. Colonel Ainsworth served overseas in the first world war in France, and of the most talented musicians from BALLINGER, Dee. 2 <9pll the 2nd Air Force, will br presented Christmas activities of the Fli t capital with the Axis northern Italy, by capturing Kapo-svar. Kaposvar. the major point taken nearest, the Austrian frontier I* on the edge of a plain extruding to TMMh and 95th divisions, with elements of the Tenth Armored division screening them to the north, now hold a 14-mile stretch along the 8aar between Memg and Saarlautern. The vital Saar basin has Peen gouged deeply by Third Army advances, but the river still is rn harrier to the greater part of this heavily industrial region. The Germans apparently hope to make a strong stand along this natural line. The penetration into Saarlautern wa* made by the 95th division in a three-mile drive which put advance units deeply into the city. Lake Blaton and the southernmost othpr rilvlaionai elements pushed’ Reich territory. It Is 95 miles sol. l- beyond Altferwriller. three miles to west of Budape. t and bt miles the son?hwrst. and entered the town northeast of Zagreb, Axis puppet 0f Bjs^en jn ^e same area Croatian capital DALLAS. Dec 2 -</P> Chairman Baptist church have been announc cd by the Rev. Clarence A. Morton, pastor. The season’s first observance will be an All-Church young; peoples breakfast the morning of Sundae, Dec. 7. The church choir will present Its annual Christmas program Sunday 90th Division Officer Killed Second Lt. James I Adams, mem- Nathan Adams of the Texas war rxrnm;j I)fV 17_ undr,. directitm of ber of the 315th engineers, 90th (Ilion, was killed in action Nov with the army of occupation in Ger- amounted to $150,983,923.00 as of many. He was a National Guard 0PCPmi)PI- p date of the latest of fief ficer. commanded the Texas de- ; cjaj tabulation, partmept, American Legion, and That amount was 3665 percent of went into action with the 36th at    overan    Texas    quota    of    $14,- Salerno after overseas training in 000 000 North Africa.    J    gPnPS    e    sales    totaled    $36,546.- fins nee committee said today th* R F whi(p and wj(h Mrs Chari, total Sixth War loan sa Irs Jn Texas Hambrlck a>, orRanlM Thp rhonr will sing the cantata, The Nativity Song by Nolle. The pastor’s annual Christmas sermon will be delivered Sunday morning, Dec. 17. Wednesday evening, Dec. 20. the cradle roll, beginners, primary and 9th. in France, his wile, the formei Billie Martin. 317 Meander, has been informed. Formerly a fust sergeant, fie had been made a second lieutenant bv battlefield promotion. Before going overseas he trained at Camp Barkery. He was inducted into the Both men have told the -story of * (L34-00-,or K Percen* o{    junior    children    of    the    churel),    with    |    Army    at    Fort    Leavenworth.    KPu.    . E quota. The campaign ends December 16. Week's Air Appeal See RAINEY, Page 6, Column 2 the 36th division in recent weeks over Texas to help the state reach its $414,000,000 in bonds. They will L_|lirnnUrPV fn OnPn appear here on behalf of the $3,- I HUfTIpnrey IU    I 395.000 quota. Sergeant Logan’s training began with the National Guard. He fibbed his way into the unit by speeding up his age, and now he is 23. Logan holds the Distinguished reiterated his determination to Service Cross for action at \(dietri, morning pica. The assistant princi stick to his task and called the cabinet into another session tonight. ATHENS. Dec. 2—UP)—A Greek cabinet crisis over a British Army proclamation disbanding guerrillas came to a head today with the resignation of all six ministers belonging to the left wing EAM party. Premier George Papandreou. expressing regret at the resignations. their parents as guests, will have their Christmas tree and program During the week the intermediate department directed by Mrs. W. J. in August. 1940, and took his first ti e ming a’ Fort Leonard Wood. Mo. He Is survived bv hi* parents. Mr. and Mi*. Bert Adams of Wichita, Hembree, will sing carols and have j Kan*., a sister, Mis. Lew is Bowrt- sox of Wichita. Kans., and two brother*. Pvt. Robert Adams of Troops of the 26th infantry division teamed up with the Fourth Armored division tanks and were fighting Inside of Aaitre union, 12 miles south of I ha Saar border, where the Yanks are moving up the ea t bank of tire Baar river in a potential outflanking threat to Saar-brucken. In this area, the Germans launched two of the fiercest rpunter-attarks \et mad*1 In the current offensive, using 40 to 50 tanks, richter bombers came to the aid of the rioughhovs. knocking out at least tanks and th e attacks were repulsed. These attacks, however, did permit the Germans to re-enter Maekwiller, according to field dispatches. To the north, at the edge of the t olognr plain, gains of yards were bought at a high cost of American blood In the giant battle of alrition that was entering its 16th day. a Chri.stma.1 party a* the church. The Sunday school will make a Siatr Represent*ttv* .Ins Hunv.^ clm U]las o(lermg ,or Bu<k. Camp Hnn„. T„ SS » BSV"KRBCk tor'Tni    orphan hn.nr. DsH, . «unda •th War Loan drive with a Sunday    cl„,r    thr    oW    vf„ CHRISTMAS SEAL SALES HERE MOVE RAPIDLY TOWARD GOAL Put this stamp, with message deaths were recorded in the county bright    from TB, while in 1943, when $12,- O'1 '"ry    letter. m w„ (aken ,    „    dCiths Help the tuberculosis fight,    . And make the New Year better. ; su^fd from the disease. So read the message on tile en-    Now, with tuberculosis    the in- velope containing sold in the United Italy, and also has the Unit Presidential citation, the Purple Heart and the Combat Infantryman’s badge. At Velletri he was in charge of a squad that found itself up against Army Ajr Field and Chaplain WH an entire company of Germans. jiam q Ferguson of the 13th Modi-1 Fighting in an Italian vineyard, Lo- cal Training Regiment at Camp gan ordered his men to dig in Barkelev wil lspcak at 1:15 pm. against the enemy fire, then he amj 7^5 pm. respectively, charged the German company other speakers of the week are alone. As he moved forward, he Monday: 7:45 a rn. Tho* F. Rob-fired rifle grenades and each time a erts; 12;15 pm A. K Doss; 8:25-German dropped. When his gren- p.m!—Ted E. Edwards, Supt, of ades weep gone he dashed back to Schools. Tuscola. Browning I Tn«Hav 7:45 a m.- W W "Bill" and Joe Adams, stationed in California with the Merchant Marines. Mrs. Adams, who is making her home here with her mother, ha* om a visit with hts 150 File Service Discharge Papers SWEETWATER. Dec. 2—(Spl.’i — More than 150 veterans of World n T    school will be and inaugurate tar southern Bap- home here wit i a ♦ inn nm    tilt centennial crusade Sunday just returned ft aired at 9 30 a.m.    -venine Dec 31 with a special pro- parents. The couple were married War II have filed their honorable •uTln*    S3*?buller *rZ IX™* iSfcl. ’   Ullr Urn.,  Adam, .a. aru- dis,    ha,„ papery .uh L. W. SCO... of the* WAC detachment *t^Abilene vke a,.cl college horn. bt.    Wd at Cup Eleele. GOODFELLOW FUND RECEIVES ANOTHER ll DONATIONS LAG Nolan comity clerk. More than 20 of the men having army discharges are veterans of overseas combat and received dilating wounds. A large percentage received discharges for physical reasons. Says Chinese Fail MOSC<, ^ whole.    vmt gov 4 The Goodfellow*’    work is    for    dared to. A ? boxes around    charity’s sake alone,    but this    is a    rse governik States Dec. 9, 1907, at Wilmington. Delaware. • Since that time the Christmas seal has been the sole support of Tuberculosis association. functioning in Taylor county for the past 28 years. A chart, kept during the past few years of the results of the Tuberculosis work shows a decrease in number of deaths from the disease in accordance with the increase in amount of money taken in. In 1938, when only $3,000 was donated for the association, 30 hts men arid grabbed a Browning:    Tuesday:    7    45    a    m.--W    W    “Bill’j    while    members    of the Ex. bange automatic rifle, ripping out 15 mag-    Haynes; 12:45    p.m.—Harvey L    dub busied themselves yesterday af- azines of ammunition before he had    Havs, 8:25 pm.—LL Edwin J. Ko*-    lernoon nt placing boxes around 1    I to take up another. He led a second    ;    ck>lek. special service officer, Abl-. town to reCPiVP Christmas toys for    special kind—Christmas cnaruy. the first seals    evitable result of war, an Increase J charge that proved too much for the    henp Armv Air Field.    the rity s nePdv and unfortunate    Much work is done to see that no in deaths shows 14 on the calendar Germans. The broke and ran, with    Wednesday 7 45    a.m.—Wendell    chlldrcn oniv two dollars was add'd    one who should be visited is missed for 1944 so far; and in 1945, the ; sergeant Logan in pursuit.    •    Bedichek;    12:15    p    m—Howard Mc- to the Goodfellow fund.    Likewise, care is taken to make cerrata is expected to be higher.    .    *    •    Mahon;    8:25    p.m.—Lt. Col. John A Cily {lremen wl!1 re-condition the tain no one takes advantage of the Through Saturday morning re- When it was over there were 25    |    Nave, Assistant Commandant. Og-    . s plarpd in thP Exchange club'.*    Goodfeilows' willingness and Response in Abilene had been prom- dead Germaas on the ground and    fleers Candidate School, Camp    boxes downtown and each child of    lety to assure all children a happy Bark* ley.    Parh family visited Christ ma eve I Christmas. Thursday: 7:45 a.m. William M Lewis: 12:15 p.m.—Joe F Childers; 8:25 pm—Ma.). John E. Buxton, Post Engineer. Camp Barkelev. Friday: 7:45 a rn.—Ben Richey; 12.15 p.m.—Dr. Harold G. Cooke, president, McMurry college; 8 25 p.m.—Ben W. Newhouse, superintendent of schools, Trent. Saturday:    7:45    am.—Elmo V. Cook, county farm agent; 12:15 p.m. —R. M. Wagstaff; 8:35 p.m.—Capt Dec 2— u—-The So-paper Iavestia de-* the recent Chin-reorganization had failed to case "the tense internal political situation.” ising. Toward the association's 15 remaining had surrendered, goal of a repeated $12,000 for this The sergeant’* mother is Mrs year already Is a total* of $3,193 64. Maggie Logan of Luling. Letters in answer to the sale Colonel Ainsworth, after 17 months which is carried on without help of in World War I banked, farmed and volunteers approve the work of the ranched in Luling, and rIso was at association, whether or not the work with the National Guard units, seals ale purchased.    He accepted a captaincy in the 36th, One man expressed regret of and after its mobilization in 1940, he having to return the two sheets advanced to his present ral]^ mailed him. He wrote: "I have trained in Afri<a with the 141st m-recently returned from a hospital fantry but wen tinto Salerno with the 142nd infantry. and am not employed, but I want to See SEALS, Page 6, Column 5 The two men speak in Brownwood j eras. E Rallier, provost marshal, Monday.    Camp Barkeiey. by the Goodfeilows will get some toys. A* ha* bern pointer1 out. the number of families in Abilene whose children will have no Christmas toys and good thine* to eat is not *0 large this year as in many vears Rone by. It is equally as true, however, that there are many families who must he remembered if the spirit of Christmas is carried out for the community as a Gift* of one dollar each were received yesterday from Eugene Seller* and J. S. Burges*. This brought the total to $777. Much more will be needed. Ail Goodfeilows—and there are many—are urged to send their contributions at once to I he Goodfeilows, Abilene. And don't forget to gather all those used toys in fair condition and deposii them In the Exchange club boxes downtown. till GltAiUmcA ;