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|. p THE BOISE CITY NEWS BOISE CITY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 1943 iiiiii i ,H ,, ,,, ,,,,,, ...... , WEEKL_00_YY NEW__SS ANALYSI_____AS French Unity Speeds Victory Plans; Mediterranean Under Heavy Attack by Allied Naval and Air Concentrations; r Chinese Crush Jap Yangt00.e Offensive i. I (EDITOR'S NOTE When opinions are expressed In these columns, they are those of Western Newspaper Union's news analysts and not necessarily of this newspaper.) Beleased by Western Newspaper Union Gem Henry H. Arnold, chief of the U. S. army air force, delivers a diploma to his son, Cadet William Bruce Arnold, a member of the 1943 grgduating class at the United States Military academy at West Point, FRENCH UNITY: Worth Waiting for Although General Giraud and General DeGaulle at first could not agree any better at close range in Algiers than they had at long range between Africa and London, 'Allied leaders were confident that factional gutfs would be hurdled and long. hoped-for F/-ench unity would be consummated. This optimistic view was Justified when a "French committee of na- tinnal liberation." headed Jointly by Generals De Gaulle and Giraud, was formally established to "pursue the war at the side of the Allies until total victory over the enemy pow- ers." Comprising a seven-man group which eventually will be expanded to nine, the new liberation committee will direct the French war effort un- til France is freed and able to elect |as own government. In addition to the co-presidents, Giraud and De- Gaulle, the committee includes Gen. Alphonse George and Jean Monnet, named by Giraud; Rene Massigli and Andre Philip, appointed by De- Gaulle; and Gen. Georges Catroux, designated by both presidents. That the new committee meant business was immediately apparent by personnel replacements that eliminated French-African officials with former Vichy ties. COAL: WLB Sustained When President Roosevelt, acting as commander-in-chief, tersely or- dered the 500.000 striking mine work- ers back to work after a 30-day truce had been ended by another walkout, he had left the next move squarely up to mine union chief John L. Lewis. In his brief statement the Presi- dent did not consider the possibility that his order might 5e ignored. But measures of a stern and effective nature were open to him and the force of public opinion was mar- shaled overwhelmingly behind him kin the event of continued mine work stoppage. The President's order had com- pletely supported the War Labor board which Mr. Lewis and his Unit- ed Mine Workers had defied, setting forth plainly that "Just as soon as the miners return to work, the dis- position of the dispute . .. will forthwith proceed under the juris- diction of the War Labor board." :ARGENTINA : Neutrality at Stake? While close censorship had veiled early reports of the "military move- ment" in Argentina, observers were confident that it concerned the course of the nation's future international poli'cy--whether the government would pursue its trend of benevolent neutrality toward the Axis, or would follow the rest of South America in breaking with the Axis. The military reaction gained added i significance, coming as it did on the eve of the Conservative party's na- tional convention preceding the Presidential elections. For this con- vention had been scheduled to pro- claim Senate President Robustiano Patron Costas as its candidate. Costas had been endorsed by "neu- trality-minded" President Ramon Castillo. CHINA: .laps Lose 30,000 As Chinese forces had continued to press back the Jap invaders in the middle Yangtze valley, a report from Generalissimo Chiang Kai- shek's headquarters disclosed that the drive in Central China toward Chungking had cost the enemy more than 30,000 casualties In a two-week period. The Tokyo radio admitted the re- verses in a report announcing that the Jap invasion forces had retired to previously prepared positions. Principal theater of Chinese gains was the Yangtze river in southern Hupeh province and northern Hu- nan. Here General Chiang's forces wiped out encircled enemy units and seized huge stocks of supplies and equipment, a communique said. As a first step in the recapture of stra- tegic Ichang, the Chinese had re- gained possession of all points around Changyang, strongly held "doorway" to Ichang. MEDITERRANEAN: Mussolini at Bay Mussolini's defenses at sea had been no more impressive than in the air when Allied forces struck at the island approaches to the "soft un- derbelly" of Italy. Target of the first assaults was the island of Pantelleria, closest of Italy's Mediterranean outposts to Af- rica. Here Allied warships made heavy bombardments that were un- opposed. The Italian fleet that had been reported on the alert had made no effort to come out and fight for l Pantelleria which already had been shaken by Allied bombers. In none of the attacks did the Allied fleet units suffer casualties. The only re- sistance offered was from the in- effective Italian shore batteries. Only 45 miles from the tip of Tunisia's Cap Bon peninsula, Pan- telleria was an easily reached tar- get for Allied air forces. As wave after wave of borbers swept over the island blowing up port facilities, other Allied planes kept up a dam- aging series of forays against Sicily and Sardinia. The extent to which the Mediter- ranean was becoming an Allied lake was indicated by a report announc- ing that the Allied destroyers had sunk two merchant vessels apd an esdorting torpedo boat and driven a burning Italian destroyer ashore. TRADE PACTS : Two Years More Final approval by the senate of President Roosevelt's reciprocal trade agreements program came after administration supporters, aid- ed by some Republicans, defeated five amendments that would have restricted the President's authority. The house had previously voted fa- vorably. The President had 'originally asked for a three-year extension. But because this would throw the policy into the next presidential administration for more than a year, both house and senate measures cut it to two years. The senate s action, however, meant that members of the United Nations could be assured that this government's present trade pol. icy would be continued until June 12, 1945, or nearly five months after the next presidential inauguration. 1 I HIGHLIGHTS i. the week's new, t BONDS: The average American family should invest 25 cents of ev- erydollar of income in war bonds, Secretary of the Treasury Morgen- thau declared. * COAL: Stocks of all anthracite Coal in Canada were ordered frozen according to an order issued by J. Mc:,Stewa.rt, coal controller of the War munitions department. DRAFT CROP: The draft called Sherman Jenkins' sons one at a time until it took all 12, the Clarksdale, Miss., farmer disclosed. The boys range in age from 19 to 39. PRIVATES: Seventy-two oil indus. try executives donned fatigue outfits and spent a day living with soldiers at Fort Belvoir, Va., who are fight- ing a war powered by oil. 8371 I.b ws. Real Charmer. pANTIES to match--as if Miss nSweetie-Pie wouldn't take the cake in pinafore and open crown bonnet alone ! Pattern No. 8371 is in sizes 1. 2, 3. 4, 5 and 6 years. Size 2 pinafore and bonnet take 1% yards 35-inch material; panties, % yard. 3 yards rlc-rac. Lol g Trousers Adopted During French Revolution Wartime services of many kinds undertaken by women account for the fact that there are more wear- ing trousers today than ever be- fore. It was during a period of great national stress that men adopted the fashion of wearing long trou- sers. Before the days of the French Revolution well-dressed men fa- vored knee breeches, while the poorer people wore blue Linen pantaloons. When the French monarchy fell, anyone whose dress suggested that he might be an aristocrat went in danger of his life. Consequently, men of all classes began to wear long trou- sers. England did not take kindly to the fashion when it was introduced to that country by the prince re- gent. Even the duke of Welling- ton was refused admission to a reception in London because he was wearing long trousers. a front frock is slated for wide popularity this spring. It has a softly tailored, distinguished look and if done in one of the new prints, should be most flattering. Pattern No. 8360 is in sizes 14, 16, 18. 20; 40. 42 and 44. Size 16 takes, with short sleeves. 3% yards 39.inch material % yard for contrasting collar. Due to an unusually large demand and current war conditions, slightly more time is required in filling orders for a few of the most popular pattern numbers. Send your order to: SEWING CIRCLE PATTERN DEPT. 530 South Wells St. Chicago. Enclose 20 cents in coins for each pattern desired. Pattern No .............. Size ........ Name ....-.,-.-.,*--....... H..... Address ............................. M( del Cupboard for Your Sewing Equipment Easily Built of Plywood ANY women who have learned to sew for the Red Cross are also sewing for themselves. They are thinking of sewing as a craft and taking pride in their tools. Many who do not have space for a sewing room are planning ef- ficient closets to house equipment. Here is a model sewing cupboard from my new book Better Dress- making. The cupboard is six and one-half feet high; four feet wide and twen- ty inches deep. The dress form compartment is five feet six inches high and twenty-four inches wide. Civilizations Left Of 23 civilizations that have aris- en since the dawn ofhistory, 14 are known only by their ruins and ! only five are still in existence: the ] Western (Western Europe and the I Americas), the Orthodox Christian (Russia, Greece, etc.), the Islam- 1 ic, the Hindu and the Far East- j ern. 1 i The ironing board compartment is four feet ten inches high and eight inches wide. This leaves ample space for shelves for the pressing cushions shown at the top; the sleeve board; iron; water pan and sponge; stout slide-in boxes for findings; notions and patterns; and a lower shelf for fabrics. The construction is of plywood. $ * * NOTE: If you are in need of more closets and storage space you will find directions in BOOK 7 for a linen closet built into waste space. Also in BOOK 8 there are directions for making door pockets to use every inch of space in your clothes closets. Booklets are 15 cents each. Send requests for booklets direct to: MRS. RUTH WYETH SPEARS Bedford Hills New York Drawer I0 Enclose 15 cents for each book desired. Name --,. o,,,,, ..-., o..... H..,.o, Address .............. o .............. In the Navy a floor is a "deck," doors are "bulkheads," down- stairs is "below," and a cigarette is a "Camel." At least, Camel is the favorite cigarette among Navy men, as it is among men'in the Army, Marines, and Coast Guard. (Based on actual sales records from service men's stores.) And a carton of Camels is a favorite gift. Though there are now Post Office restrictions on packages to overseas Army men, you can still send Camels to soldiers in the U. S., and to men in the Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard wher- ever they are.--Adv. i ..".  .s!.'.  ",. ik,v ":' iii! iii,: "ll,'ili I ::" Vary doughnuts by adding some Rough lime and sand walls can chopped dates, nutmeats or cocoa- nut to the dough. These elaborat- ed doughnuts are just right to serve with coffee after the club or committee meeting. If you want to serve a meatless meal and conserve on oven heat bake these together: macaroni and cheese, squash, corn bread and ap- ple pudding. All the extras you'll need will be fruit and a beverage. Always pull wrenches toward you. Always cut away with a knife from you. If some article of wearing ap- parel or linen has too much bluing in it, soak for several hours in one quart of warm water with two tablespoons of vinegar in it. Wash out in the usual way. Keep everything in its proper place to reduce night accidents. A layer of tomato ketchup poured over the top of beans while baking will cook through the beans and add much totheir flavor. Corn meal used in puddings, or mush, should be thoroughly mixed in a little cold water before hot water is added. It then will not be lumpy. To make celery curls cut small stocks or short pieces of celery lengthwise into thin shreds, cut- ting to within a half-inch of the leaves on end of piece. Place in ice water to curl. ; ANOTHER ! ; A General Quiz The Questlon 1. What is a dactylogram? 2. Who wrot,: "The old order changeth, yielding place to new"? 3. What two cities are the tar. minals of the LincoLn highway? 4. A pentad represents how many years? 5. What is a pseudonym? An autonym? 0. Why was William H. Harri- son nicknamed "Tippecanoe"? 7. PT boats are known as the navy's deadliest vessels. Where did they get the name? 8. Ot what substance Is glass principally made? The Answers 1. A fingerprint record. 2. Alfred Tennyson. 3. New York and San Fran- cisco. 4. Five years. 5. Pseudonym is an assumed name; autonym is a person's real name. 6. Because of his defeat of the Indians near the Tippecanoe river. 7. From "patrol torpedo" boats. 8. Sand. be smoothed for papering by coat- ing with plastic paint containing gypsum. Don't have anything else in the oven when you plan to bake a cake, and place cake as near the center of oven as possible. * * & little poultry seasoning helps the flavor of pork, veal or lamb gravy--try it the next time. Kept Japs In Departure from Japan was, tm- til 1870, an offense punishable by death. r.i;l. with fruit, supplement the nutritive elements of milk J make a natural combination that helps you stretch | your precious milk supply. You need less than a glass- | ful per serving. Vitamins, minerals, proteins, food [ ener--in one dishl  [ CORN l00-J ; (! Y TRITI| yALgrd; el Thismm   -- mm ,m ma m, DON'T Let Our Fighting Boys Down; * r Subscribe NOW for U. S. War Bond WdR-rI00IE BAKING MUST BE GOOD Your cholce of ingredients is now doubly L . Choose the best... Then, guard against waste and be sure of results wilh ClabberGid Baking Powder--Ask Mot/mr, She Knows: It's economical, too, this baking powder that has been a favorite ia millions of homes for years and years., IN THE WAR! Charlotte G;llam, ins at General Aircm Corp. THE ZONE The "Ir-ZONE"--Taste and Throat--is the proving ground for cigarettes. Only yo" and throat am decide whic.h  ta.stm best to you.., and how it affects youz thro on the tmperience of millions of smoke/t, we believe Camels will  your "T-ZOI" to a .q.js CAMELS ARE EASY oN MY TNROAT ANO HAVE LOTS % ) OF FLAVOR_ THEY SUIT ME TO A I I NOT GRIND IN :';O EASI LYl ffwoj!