Pampa News, November 17, 1943

Pampa News

November 17, 1943

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Pampa News, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1943, Pampa, Texas THE PAMPA EWS 41 190 8 PAGES TODAY 1943 RATION REMINDER EtaBook brown eood Ihroiieh 4 vftlM 1 rcnMiii good Ilirnngh PROCESSED A fl ond C In honk 4 jrood through 20 j book 2 blup stamps Y nnd valid through 20 29 in book 4 valid for 6 through SHOESBook I stamp 18 good Indefinitely tump 1 im sheet of hook 3 good AP Full Leased Wire Service PRICE FIVE CENTS r T Americans Raid Air Junior High Youths Cause Most Trouble Yanks All Gods chillun got wings but not all of them have an education and there is a group that apparent ly isnt concerned with education or Thats the situation that is Bot tleneck i in the county juvenile according to Paul county juvenile Its the boys of junior high school age who give us the most Hill They dont want to go to they dont want to work After a boy gets into high he generally has enough sense to appreciate what education but In junior high its a different I have asked several of when they said they did not want to go to if they wanted to dig ditches all their lives for a they dont want to do but at the same time they dont want to go to Asked what seemed to be the cause of this Officer Hill said it often happened when a boy failed to make a football for exam became then felt he had to be tough as he thought the whole world was against En Pistol Packm Mann Guns For Monopolies Monopoly must be defeated if democracy is to survive in this Attorney General Gerald Mann asserted here In an address which he said before hand would outline his political phil He told the Texas Farm Bureau Federation convention last night that when the war against the Axis Is won the battle to save a battle against will still be raging here at Monopoly and democracy cannot march side by We are going to have a country dominated by one or the his political intentions he Directors Hamed Officers of the Retail Merchants of Pampa will be elected at the regular meeting of the directors on following the election of directors at the associations third annual banquet held last night at the First Mehodist Bourland and Pursley were eleced as holdover directors Atehison was reelected a director Lieb Langston and Tom Cox were named as new One of the five takes the place of who has resigned as a director as he is moving to Arling ton Keep your files up to date so that credit bureaus can function at top efficiency was one of the key points of the banquet delivered by Ama vicepresident of the Retail Merchants Association of Topic of his speech was Coopera tion Between Credit Men and Credit Attendance at the banquet total ed Ed was toast master and introduced the who were for mer manager of the Retail Credit Association of Borger owner and manager of the Borger association Gordon Mor manager of the Amarillo Credit association Powers of whose hus band is a first lieutenant in the stationed in North Af Emma WAC of Invocation was delivered by Guy minister of the Francis Avenue Church of Officers of the Retail Merchants association are pres ident vicepresident Delia Reading of the secretarys report preceded the election of VICTORY Si AM PS Food Policies Are Outlined ATLANTIC existing exile governments of Eurppe got a new lease on life to day from the rapidly evolving policy concerning the food that the united jNations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration will move into war stricken been about a high source that title to the relief supplies will at the port of en into the hands of whatever ex isting government controls the ter if the first food boat into The is followed shortly by 8 boat carrying Queen Wilhel inina and her the distribu tion pf the food will be turned over to I SAW chairman of the Panhandle chapter of the American Petroleum out on a recruit ing job this distributing circulars for the benefit of the Wom ensArmy 8 gas coupons will expire Motor has made two Once he said that if he remained in politics it would be as governor of Texas he said some of his lawyer friends had urged him to stand for the state supreme He made no mention of political plans last The attorney general asserted that monopoly and its mouthpieces were using the hardships of war to take your mind off regulating and controlling their iniquitous prac tices and were trying to develop an antigovernment philosophy in the minds of the people by getting many of them to talking about bu reaucrats and bureaucracy when they know that they are operating the most iniquitous bureaucracy in the the bureaucracy of mo Mann believed cise of states rights when the mas ol people were thereby served but urgd granting to the federal govern ment the power necessary to con trol and break up the monopolistic enterprise that radiates from the more powerful financial He asserted that if this power was denied the national government Texas would continue to be a vas sal state with its its and ics resources being drained away and sent to the centers of power in the Mann had a word of kindness for who have been rebuked publicly more than once bv high state Bureaucrats are unpopular because tney have an unpopular job to Mann adding Of course many mistakes have been and many more will be made but that does not mean a great job has not been We cant organize the economy of a nation try to keep down the cost of living and fight a war with out making mistakes and stepping on the toes of a great many people Mann praised labor for doing a great and marvelous job in turning out tools of wnr but asserted he was not making any appeal for support of organized I do not know whether organized labor will ever vote for me or not he because I have filed sev eral lawsuits against organized labor when I thought organized labor was I have put the vicepresident in jail because he vio lated the laws of Texas Walter president of the said in his annual message that the organizations ma the war and that it had worked for policies to provide essentials for maximum production and a price at the mar ket place which enable farmers to stay in BUY VICTORY STAMIS State Files Suit Against Cabot Cabot Carbon company of Pampa is defen dant in an ouster suit filed in 98th district court here by tiie state which alleges the company has no permit to operate in The states suit a cross action to a suit filed by the company attack ing the state tax on carbon black The company has been doing business in Texas since the attorney generals petition de BUY VICTORY BONDS Surface Water Supply Drops Arkansas and Oklahoma in the Southwest are suffering from a sur face water supply shortage that was characterized as critical today by the geological In its monthly water resources for the agency said that these supplies will reach new lows in many areas of the regions named if deficient precipitation con tinues during Subnormal stream flow charac terized the southern twothirds of the but there remained sur plus water in storage for Natural ground water storage de ALLIED Al heavy and medium bombers in a doubleply blow ripped up two Nazi air fields near Marseille ami other bomber fleets cracked again at Ger man objectives in Greece and Yugo it was announced On the Italian land mud rain and snow bogged but American troops in one brisk patrol action regained some high ground on Monte Santa Croce north of Ven afro which they had lost American Flying Fortresses knock ed down 12 out of 25 to 30 defending German fighters over the air base at Istres le Tupe near where the Nazis have concentrated bomb ers against Allied Mediterranean Many grounded bombers were left in and large fires and explosions sowed over the field The Fortresses hit Istres le Tupe shortly after Fifteen minutes B26 Marauders escorted by the P38 lightnings began show ering bombs on the nearby air field at They downed one German hit grounded aircraft and possibly an ammunition Hundreds of miles to the oth er medium bombers from Italian bases again battered the Blevsisall field at starting 10 Another force of mediums attacked Sibenik harbor in while fighterbombers hammered a 300 foot vessel near and a smaller ship near For the third consecutive the Italian front line remained virtually rounding out a week in which Allied gains have been meas ured in yards instead of Snowfalls in the higher mountain areas hampered movement of men and Near the western British troops intercepted an enemy patrol whieherbssed tho Garlgliant shooting it up In another pa trol clash on the mountain road be yond Rionero in central more than a dozen German prisoners were North of near the official frontline reports said Eighth Army forces improved their Three Allied planes were lost in the days air The Fortresses striking Istres le Tupe rounded out a full year since they first went into action in North Half a dozen of them bombed an airfield near Bizerte a week after the Allied land They pounded Istres le Tupe yes terday in considerable rain ing hundreds of high explosive and fragmentation bombs on the field boring through heavy fighter anc antiaircraft This fielc was first attacked by Africabased planes in Spitfire fighterbombers returned again to attacking a bridge at a main road junction near Bical south of scoring three di rect The blow against harbor installa tions and the railway at Sibenik in Yugoslavia was another effective raid in close support of Yugoslav From Sibenik the Ger mans are conducting operations against guerrillas holding nearby The Mitchells struck Elevsis air field in Greece with what was offi cially termed the aim of further reducing the enemy air striking force which is closely based to the island of Fall of that Dodecanese was announced in Cairo VICTORY STAMlS MITCHELL BOMBS JAP SHIPS IN RABAUL HARBOR On the 2 raid on Rabaul the ship in foreground is while plume in center is water spout from a bomb burst outside focus of Plane in left center is a army air forces passing over the spot where either a liomli or shell had just Light spots along shoreline are fires caused by Officials Army Air Forces Photo from NEA Telephoto MacArtfiur Denies His Supplies Are Ample SOUTHWEST PACIFIC ALLIED Comment by the chief of the navy bureau of supplies on the amounts sent to the Southwest Pa cific prompted Douglas Mac Arthurs spokesman to declare today tfvatioble 1 andequip ment were insufficient for a large scale offensive against the Japan Le Grande raid the Southwest Pacific excluding resources which are even smaller the area is now re ceiving something under 10 per cent of what America is shipping over and without the area is doing everything it can with what it ColorielsDiller corfimentcri after newsmen had asked his reaction to dispatches printed here quoting Rear William Brent Young as say ing Americansupplies are reachiii Southwest Pacific in quantities facinc tiie ouiibiiwesL in quantiue something Iras than five pel sufficient for large scale operations Cent ot American Jiutiincl ino of American military Brkker Suggests Mf 3 John Bricker told the National Association of Real Estate boards to day that the only way to meet the debt burden was through full industrial production at present day standards and warned against continued deficit financing after the In his first major speech since an nouncing his candidacy for the Re publican presidential the Ohio governor declared With the coming of we faced no alternative to more deficit fi Our national life was at We had to almost over defensive military weapons which we had shamefully We do not complain about this only victory and national se curity and world peace really mat Every dollar honestly and wise spent for these purposes is more than worth the But we must not close our eyes to he dav of reckoning or fail to plan or The welfare of future genera ions is with must the Too many of the soys who fight the war for us will lave to help pay its Unless we Jo our full share to solve these prob ems and share with them the bene history will haunt us with our IUIY VICTORY STAMPS VICHYITE SLAIN former Andre propaganda Berlin radio said the Senate and house conferees pressed ahead toclav for final action on legislation they predicted would im mediately slow down or halt entire ly tho military induction of ore war There is an outside chance the house may act today on the mea worked out yesterday by the compromise with the senate ready to vote as soon as the house clears the Because of the sudden unanimity of the after a twomonth Chairman May fDKy of the house military committee pre dicted final approval of tiie legisla tion this week and said he had no doubt the president would approve As approved by a joint commit the legislation would strip the war monpower commisison of all jurisdiction over administration of the selective service repeal the WMC nondeferrable occupation or and generally permit the in duction of jirewar fathers only aft er all available nonfathers have been The legislation recognizes depen dency as a prime factor in defer ments by providing that prewar fathers regardless of shall not be called up while there are available anywhere in the state in which they or in the entire nonfathers not deferred be cause of essential occupation or for other To meet an administration objec the legislation provides that the induction procedure b followed only insofar as it does not interfere with the orderly flow of manpower to the armer the president to make the Kilclay author of the original Kilday bill which the new legislation embodies in princi said This means if fathers must since the quotas after December can be met largely from tenage boys becoming of draft BUY VICTORY STAMlS Axis Predicts Cairo Conference 17 if Axis speculation over a possible confer ence between President Prime Minister Churchill and Pre mier Stalin was intensified today by a Budapest broadcast hinting that Cairo might be a likely place for such a Wellinformed the broad cast are of the opinion that a meeting between Stalin and Roosevelt will take place in the near FiveOne Oarage 600 S Cuyler Ph 51 the Admiral naval supply chief who recently was in the South west made his comment Monday in Colonel Diller expressed the view points during the issuance of todays communique which was limited largely to reports on aerial Features of the latest war reports were the sinking of an go ship and the damaging of a sec ond large vessel during a 17ton bombing attack by Australian manned Beauforts on New Britain the bombing by tin Amer ican Catalina flying boat of a ton merchantman which had to be beached on the coast of New Ire land and the downing of between 20 and 20 of 54 enemy planes which raided Allied airfields in the Ramu and Markham valleys of New Gui causing some Colonel Diller said the five per cent figure for resources at hand did not take in tine navy because its facilities can be shifted quickly from one sector to In noting the flow of supplies is much more than he add ed The percentage for air re sources is somewhat In Washington yesterday Maj Oliver assistant chief of air said the limiting factor in the Pacific has been the problem of supplying combat rather than the number of aircraft IIUY VICTORY STAMlS Dewey NEW ernor Thrimas Dewey says concen tration of power in the national gov ernment must be halted in the post war period and that means we must stop leaning wholly upon the na tional In the period the states will be the New York gov ernor told the 12th annual New York Herald Tribune forum on cur rent problems last alone will have survived the war without overburdening They express the vitality and re surgence of a free They art unafraid of the Dewey said that government must plan its policies in order to create conditions under which private en terprise spurred on by the profit mo tive will plunge into peacetime pro duction with all the energy and ef fectiveness that it has devoted to The Dewey would have a debt of 250 to 300 billion dol but he declared that 130 mil lion people can produce enormously and can consume pro vided the channels of production and consumption are kept 1JUY VICTORY STAMlS Victory Garden Production High gardeners produced 42 per cent of Ul vegetables grown in and nore thari half the fresh vegetables available td James Bur director of the national gar den jaid numbered and sup porters of the administrations fooc subsidy program conceded privately today that they are licked in the but counted on mustering suf ficient strength to sustain an antici patod Tiie already hot argument over the price rollback method of combatting inflation will boil to an oven highci pitch when the house begins two days of general debate tomorrow on i doublebrirnlod liill to extend the iifi of the Commodity Credit Cor poration and to outlaw consumer Opposed to the subsidy program and determined to permit prices of agriculture product to rise to what they torn their natural level at the market place were nearly all of the Republicans plus a substantial bloc o Democratic lawmakers from farm tho other side wore adminis tration stalwarts and legislators from districts in industrial and ur ban They contend that in creased food prices will force hiah er wagcv and shutter the holdthe line Thi was the theme broadcast over the radio last night by Price Ad ministrator Chester who pre dicted that abolition of subsidies would lead to a rise in all food costs with the result that the war labor board would be unnbln to resist pres sure for higher He predicted milk would go up a ciml a butter four and a half cents n cheese three and meats two to cents a IIHV VICTORY STAMlS Soldiers to See BiHiord Champ Erwin fivetime world champion at pocket will give a series of exhibition matches at Pampa Field the pub lic relations office announced to He will show his shots at the 1101st squadron day room at and and at the officers club at each exhibition lasting an Rudolphs tour is sponsored by the Billiard Association of IIUY VICTORY STAMPS Loss foi Allies 18 Persons Are Involved in Wreck was injured critically and 17 companions wore bruised shaken and suffered minor cuts in an automobile accident near Aber nathy last The 18 were in an automobile re turning to Abernathy from n Sunday school picnic when the car collided with a cotton I1UV VICTORY STAMlS Wiflkie Due In Houston Tuesday Willkie will arrive here the Republican executive committee of Harris county announced revising an earlier annnouncement that he would reach here The 1040 Republican presidential candidate will not make a public ad dress here but will attend two pub lic receptions in his The British command an nounced today the of Leros to German invasion one major setback for the Allied attempt to seize and hold the Dodecanese outer defense lines for Hitlers Organized resistance ceased late yesterday after an overwhelming air bombardment and landings of fresh Nazi a Middle East communique By German the Allies have lost all their footholds in the and the Nazis have control of the sea lanes in the The British in September landed on and Castlerosso in the Dodecan and the Greek island of less than miles north of This cam paign in the Mediterranean was described as not an iso lated but part of the major strategy of the Medi terranean In the Germans said they had retaken Cos fell last Other Allied landings were indi cated but not announced officially with the Germans claiming reoccu palion of Symi and Stampalia As They also reported re pulse of a British Commando raid in October against KalymYios be tween Cos and Eamos still is in British hands The Germans threw picked battle teams into the fight opening last for about the size of Some of their troops were veterans of the reconquest of 20 miles south of and others were from and the The Middle East command said the island fell after very severe fighting and in spite of the most de termined Possession of Leros gives the Ger mans excellent including the naval base of Lakki bay and the deep harbor of Alinda on the east across the sea lanes of the Do A German broadcast reporting the capture of the island said British and Italian troops were taken along with 130 No further details on where only yesterday the Allied po sition had been reported strengthen given by the Allied com It said Allied fighter planes made extensive sweeps over the Aegean area with enemy instal lations damaged on and an enemy plane downed over Leros Bombers by night hit the air fields oi calato and Maritza on Rhodes and preliminary reports point to both attacks being Beaufigtiters blew up a Seibel fer ry west of Three Allied planes were lost in all operations In their successful fight to win Le ros from British forces which moved in after Italy the Ger mans waged a dual purpose strug protect their first line of de fense of the Balkans and to impress the Turks that they still have now or in the The BiitishItalian garrison was under constant assault from German planes based on 80 miles away Leros is only eight miles long and three miles Rocky nriny troops closed in on ttomel to stormingthe last important German base east of the Dnieper in a furious assault which threatened add the city to the impressive list of conquests achiev ed by the Russians in their Rusian forces pushed west from their bridgehead on the Sorfi river north of while other units struck beyond the Dnieper south of the broadening their wedge below an important rail road town 115 miles east of the old Polish The Russian push in the though slowed down by adverse weather and stiff German particularly in the Zhitomir and Pastov con tinued to edge toward the rail junction controlling traffic on theLeningradOdessa andKiev Warsaw A Reuters dispatch from Mos cow said the German hold on Koro sten had been further weakened by severance of the third of six rail lines converging The dispatch added that Gomel was being heavily shelled by Russian field guns and that the city was virtually One Red army Russian communique already had reached 14 miles south of A second coming in from the southeast captured Chepo 15 miles and a third was at 15 miles northeast of Korosten and within 13 miles of the northsouth OdessaLeningrad More than Germans were slain in the triple drive on Koro sten and GO towns were liberated by Nikolai Vatulins the communique Great quantities of war material fell to the advancing it The Red army columns battering the defenses of having cut the GomelKalinkovithi rail line were driving toward the latter which is still an other rail junction important to the enemy supply The Moscow bulletin said the Ger mans had sustained tremendous losses in manpower and equipment in this westward surge which netted the Russians an additional 10 Ger man IJUV VICTOItY STAMPS Marigny Is n WEATHER FORECAST arily iliiuily this uftvrnon nml to lit Ttuirsihiy slightly Today 40 41 43 40 40 2 Noun I festevduya maximum GG Itsteiduys minimum jui Alfred de Marigny appeared in court again time to plead in locent to the illegal possession of asoline which figured in his recent for the murder of Sir Harry He was charged in magistrates court with being in possession of gasoline believed stolen and with ob taining gasoline from other than of ficial De Marginys close Mar quis Georges de pleaded guilty to the same but Price Finder and Dan Knowles joined De Marginy in a profession of Banker John Anderson pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of violating gasoline rationing laws by assisting in the disposal of the and was fined 50 pounds about Witnesses who testified at the murder trial which brought De Mar ignys acquittal said several drums of gasoline taken to De Mar ignys Victoria avenue cottage July day the bludgeoned and burned body of his Sir was Anderson testified that De Mar igny asked him July 9 to have the gasoline moved Anderson said he reported the matter to police because he feared there might be some connection be tween the gasoline and the slaying and he did not want to become Im plicated in the De Marginy explained that his scheduled remarriage in a Catholic church was called off Mon day because his wife Nancy has not attained the legal age where she may be wed without her parents British occupation troops are still on Greek island less than 20 miles north of There have been unconfirmed reports that when they occupied the other islands the See NAZIS Page 3 Giraud Withdraws His Hesignaiion a satisfactory conference with the French committee on national liber ation and another meeting with high Allied Henri Giraud withdrew for a period of at least two his resignation as commnnderinchief of French arm ed His action was taken provisional ly although the De Gaullistcon trolled C9mmittee has not given Gi raud written guarantees of a free hand in running the French army as he Giraud expressed confidence a written statement of the commit tee s agreement with his conditions will be forthcoming a De Gaulllst spokesman predicted he committee would not accept Gi rauds Todays Best LAFF UNHAPPY DAY KANSAS happened Just after a congressional committee opened fire on the office of price administration in Kansas Cityans noted the ican flag atop the Mutual occupied by the was flying upside universal distress Just Look Ladies We have tional Pressure Lewis Hardware i ;