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Small Earners Carry
Biggest War Burden,
Senator Taft Says
Their Living Costs Soar,
Cut Wages Don't, He
Tells Republican Club
Fs the Associated Piess.
NEW YORK. March 7—Senator
Taft. Republican of Ohio today de
scribed the Nation's small-salaried
employes as the group "most severely
treated in the distribution of war
"These people are not getting the
increase which factory labor has re
ceived in the last two years.” he
said in a speech prepared for de
livery at the National Republican
Club "They are not even getting
the increase represented by the rise
in the cost of living.
"At the same time they air being
subjected to increasing taxes. If
they have saved a little money and
bought stocks, their income is fur
ther reduced. Their interest can
only be served by a strict control of
prices and an adjustment of salaries
to meet the increased cost of living.''
At the same time. Senator Taft
added that he did not think any
company's profits in 1941 should be
an argument for increased wages in
that, company.
"No one can tell yet whether there
will be any profits in 1942." the Ohio
Senator said. "No one can tell just
what the tax bill will be until July
1. but I think we can be certain that
If there are any unusual profits, the
Government will take them away in
In his speech, entitled "Profits.
Pickets and Parit\ Senator Taft
told the meeting that he saw no
reason why any one should get
double time for Sunday if the
Government required an industry
to run or. Sunday, 'when it is only
his sixth day of work and he has
a free day during the week.
"I rinn' think the wage-earner
is entitled to demand a profit over
anything he has ever had before,
on the ground that our treatment
of the farmer or the corporation or
the individual is not exactly what
the workman thinks should be
Senator Taft said that he favored
imposition of a 5 per cent general
sales tax or a 5 per cent general
withholding tax.
"Of course a heavy graduated net
Income tax would still be levied on
lop of this tax,” he continued. "I
believe that those with incomes in
'he past of $10,000 or more must look
forward to living on not. more than
half the amount they have formerly
'Ace' Parker Is Married
To Fire Chief's Daughter
Fy *he Associated Press.
PORTSMOUTH, Va.. March 7 —
Clarence cAcei Parker, former Duke
all-American and Brooklyn Dodger
quarterback, and Thelma Sykes.
daughter of Portsmouth's fire chief,
were married today in a simple
ceremony in the Baptist parsonage.
Parker told newsmen as he left
for a honeymoon in Miami that he
expected to be in the Navy within a
month or so.
New York High School Sets
Two-Mile Relay Record
By 'hr Associated Press.
NEW YORK. March 7.—A quartet
of half-nailers from Bishop Loughlin
Memorial High School in New York
established a national indoor inter
scholastic 2-mile relay record of
8:134 today at the preliminaries of
the I. C. 4-A meet in Madison Square
The high schoolers, with Anchor
man Larry Schmidt doing his stint
in 1:59.6. sliced two-tenths of a sec
ond from their own mark set in
the national interscholastics of 1940.
Bishop Loughlin competed with
out Bob Quinlan, one of their stars
who was ill. and finished 3 yards
in front of the Kearny <N. Jo ag
In the onlv collegiate final of the
afternoon. Norman Wilcox of Rhode
Island State, retained his champion
ship in the 35-pound weight throw
with a heave ot 56 feet 9 inches. His
1942 toss was 3 feet better than his
winning effort of a year ago. but
still was 2 feet short of the record.
Allan Hillman, tiny sophomore
from Bowdoin College, turned in
the afternoon's fastest time to win
the third heat in the trials of the
1.000-yard run. He edged by Vin
cent Carnevale of Georgetown on
the final lap to hit the tape in
Closing Chicago Grain
By 'hP Associated Press.
CHICAGO. March 7.—Grain prices
lost fractions today as the market
suffered from lack of trading in
centive due to war news and the
prolonged wait for congressional ac
tion on the farm bloc move to halt
Government sales of wheat and corn
at prices below’ parity.
The market's sluggishness was a
counterpart of the slow’ milling and
commercial trade, as most interests,
from farmers to consumers, awaited
developments. House action on the
Senate bill which would freeze Gov
ernment ever-normal granary stocks
except at prices equivalent to or bet
ter than parity is expected next
week. Release of Government gram
the past few months has been an
important market factor.
Wheat dipped about 'i cent ft
one time, but closed unchanged to
lower, compared with yesterday.
May. $1.29\- (: July. S1.30V Coin,
off with wheat, rallied on late short
covering to close ’s-U higher than
yesterday. Mav. S81,: July. 90J8-'2
Oats finished down, rye un
changed to ' v, off and soybeans un
changed to 3» lower.
Stop-loss selling lowered oats al
most a cent at'one time, which un
settled other grains.
WHEAT—Open Hish. Lew Close.
Mav 1 29% 1.29*2 1 2k7* 1.20%- 4
July 1 31 1 31 1.30*2 1 30%
September 1 32% 1 32% 132 4 13.2
Mav 87% 88% .87% .88*4
.lily «n«% 3*0*2 .89% .90%-%
Scptembrr 91 12 .91% .91'2 .91 s
May _ Vi% .58% •?•>% •??-«
July .55% .55% -r»4% .»5%
September 55% .55% -55% .55%
May old 190% 1.9*5% 195% t.9g%-%
Mav, new 1 "8<
July. Old 1.97% 1.98-* 1.97*8 1 98*4
Julv. new
October. 1.89% 1.89% 1.89'2 1.89%
p ye_
May So', .So3, So1* .So12
Julv 88*2 .88% .88 .88*4
September .90 .90% .89% .90%
March_ _ _ _ 1- 55
May _ _ _ J- §2
July _ _ -- 12.8V.
September - - - J2.8
LABOR LEADERS CONFER WITH NELSON—Donald M. Nelson (center), War Production Board
chairman, discussing labor problems today with William Green (left), A. F. L. president, and
Philip Murray, C. I. O. chief. Mr. Nelson said afterward the two leaders pledged their “whole
hearted support” in carrying out an immediate 25 per cent increase in production with existing
facilities. The conference in Nelson's office preceded the chairman's discussion of ship produc
tion with reporters. (Story on Page A-l.) —A. P. Photo.
Peerage List
Shows British
Humor Intact
B; ihc Associated Press. ,
LONDON. March l—Debrett's
Peerage for 1942, the equivalent of
the American social register, turned
up today with the British sense of
: humor still intact.
A naval officer with D S. O. listed
: his • commercial pursuit" as "a j
relentless chase for beer."
A 79-year-old grand dame wrote
i the editor reminding him not to
omit her age "as I might lose my j
old-age pension."
A minister’s son gave his deceased
father's address as "heaven—I
On the serious side, the new edi
i tion of the volume, which records
facts about titled English aristoc
racy, showed that the war is tak
ing a heavy toll among the elite. ,
i The roll of honor is almost double
; that of 1941.
For the first time, a woman was
listed as killed on war duty. She
was Lance Corporal Jean Dennys
j of the Auxiliary Territorial Service.
| Eight peers, eight baronets and
! 24 heirs to titles were listed as
i killed while serving with the armed
| forces. Four peers lost their lives in
| air raids.
New C. A. B. Airline Rules
Forbid Carrying Dogs
! By the Associated Press.
The Civil Aeronautics Board to
l day prohibited commercial airlines I
from operating charter trips or per
forming special services without per
i mission from the military director
of civil aviation.
The order, effective March 12. has
the effect of restricting airlines ;
i to the regular scheduled trips.
The board described the regula
! tion as an emergency measure re
! suiting from the present shortage of
commercial aircraft. Forbidden serv
I ices would include among other
things, the carrying of dogs on
Lonesome Soldier Gets
840 Replies to Note
By the Associated Press.
KNOXVILLE. Term.. March 7.— !
Pvt. Joseph J. Tarczon, an air cadet
at Jefferson Barracks. Mo, wrote
back to his home town newspaper
here several weeks ago that he was
lonesome and wished some one would
write to him.
On the third day after his plea
was published, he said, he received
237 letters. Several days ago the
yield was 840—and he had promised
to answer every letter he received.
Via the home town paper he's
passing out his thanks, adding. "I'm
I doing my best to answer all the let
ters, but it’s going to be impossible.
I’ll never be lonesome again."
Dr. Rock Sleyster, 62,
Ex-Head of A. M. A., Dies
By !he Associated Press.
MILWAUKEE, March 7 —Dr. Rock
■ Sleyster, 62, president of the Amer
! ican Medical Association in 1939,
died today at his suburban home
| following a .short illness.
Dr. Sleyster, one of the Nation's
leading specialists in psychiatry,
was the only Wisconsin man ever
to head the A. M. A. He was a
\ trustee of the group from 1925 to
1936 and chairman of the board in
1935. He was a member of the Board
of Governors of the American Col
lege of Physicians and of the Board
of Directors of the National Tuber
culosis Association.
Funeral services will be held Mon
day afternoon.
Student Stops
Breathing for
20 Minutes
I By Ihe Associated Press.
MIDDLETOWN. Conn . March 7.
—Wesleyan University hailed Eu- \
gene J. Frechette. jr„ a junior, as j
the new champion today for a per- j
formance that was literally breath
In the interest of science, the 20
vear-old student from New Haven
stopped breathing for 20 minutes 5
seconds, setting up what university
scientists said was a new world’s
breath-holding record.
The old mark of 16 minutes 23
seconds was set a year ago by J. Ed
ward Burns, a graduate student.
Everybody was earnest and seri
ous about- the whole thing because
it was a laboratory test to demon
‘ strate the capacity of human endur
ance and prove that reflex action
eventually will force a person to
breathe even against his wish.
‘ You feel like you're dying,” said
Frechette in describing nis sensa
Remember Pearl Harbor! Re
member it every payday! Buy
United States Defense savings bonds
and stamps.
Song Ban Colored Groups Ask
Is Opposed by Mrs. Roosevelt
Mrs. Roosevelt tola her press con
ference today that she tnough it
would be a very foolish thing to
eliminate fiom song books used in
public schools here certain well
known ballads to which spokesmen
for colored groups have taken excep
Her comment concerned a deme-nd
before the School Board to ban
from school song books compositions
bv Stephen Poster and other musi
cians which some colored people find
Mrs. Roosevelt said she thought
that the demand was understand
able because "people not secure rn
themselves are apt to be superserlsi
"I feel sure that the more secure
and educated colored would not feel
that," she said.
Mrs. Roosevelt also said there was
a strong possibility that the Easter
egg-rolling would not be held this
year. She said she would welcome
the public to the White House
grounds, but thought the Secret
Service might object. The possibility
of an egg shortage would have noth
ing to do with it. she said, suggesting
that people could roll glass eggs if
She said the White House was
preparing for sugar rationing and
that persons there would get the
same amount of sugar as the average
Referring to the Army's power to
move Japanese from vital West
Coast defense areas, she said she
though the move to other States
would be painless and praised Ameri
can-born Japanese for their attitude.
She discussed also the liquidation
of the housing project at Arthurdale,
W. Va, saying that, while it had
been costly, much had been learned
which would be of value In planning
defense area communities.
'Parity' in Taxation Urged
At People's Lobby Session
A demand for “parity of tax i
sacrifice" was made by James B.
Carey, secretary of the Congress of,
Industrial Organizations, at the i
opening session this morning of the
People's Lobby, Inc., in Wesley Hall
1703 K street N.W.
Mr. Carey contended a sales tax
and war millionaires do not consti- ;
tute parity of tax sacrifice.
Miss Adele .Nichols, a Philadelphia
business executive, said landowners
have been practically ignored, un- .
like productive capital and produc
tive labor, in distributing the tax
burden. Citing housing conditions
in the District. Miss Nichols said
the situation is akin to that of a
national crisis.
“It is proverbial in Washington
that one. does not rent a room, one
rents a bed. The demand for Gov
ernment housing and for the hous
ing of its workers has increased the
value of land and rentable habita
tions without regard at all to any
efforts of the owners of land to
improve their facilities." she added.
Prof. Ernest Minor Patterson of
the University of Pennsylvania, dis
cussing “Can We Finance War by
Taxation?" said:
“We shall presumably finance the
' war in three ways that overlap seri
ously—through greatly increased
taxation, by public borrowing—
which we hope can be managed
through the sale of bonds * * *
and by-inflation which cannot en
tirely be avoided. Of course, infla
tion is the most objectionable."
Prof. Patterson said persons in'
higher income brackets should be
taxed very heavily on the principle
| of ability to pay.
Col. Robinson Is Killed
In Southwest Pacific
By the Associated Press.
The death of Lt. Col. Stanley K
Robinson in fighting 'in the South
west Pacific was disclosed today by
the War Department.
He met death Janury 29, and al
though the report did not state
where, it was assumed that he was
killed in the battle of the Macassar
Strait . in the Netherlands Indies
which was in progress at that time.
Col. Robinson, a regular Army
officer, was transferred to the
Southwest Pacific after having;
served at Fort Douglas. Utah. He
had been an Army flyer since 1928,
and was 34 years old. He was a for
mer resident of California. Surviv
ing is his widow, whose home was
listed in official records as Mor
gantown. W. Va.
April 5 Deadline Set
For Pinball Game Closing
A drive to eliminate pinball games
here will begin April 15.
United States Attorney Edward
M. Curran notified Maj. Edward J.
Kelly, superintendent of police, yes
terday that after that date possess
ing such machines or permitting
their operation will result in prose
cution under the District gambling
Mr. Curran asked Maj. Kelly to
instruct police precinct commanders
to crack down after the deadline on
pinball devices being used or cap
able of being used for gambling.
Numerous protests against the
machines have arisen in civic circles
in recent months. Opposition has
been directed principally against
"penny arcades,” displaying numer
ous devices. It has been argued such
establishments have had an unde
sirable influence on children and
members of the armed forces.
It is expected the crack-down
move will result in a test court case
on the machines ■with the operators
seeking to prove they are games of
Railroad Retirement Board
To Start Moving April 1
The first section of the Railroad
Retirement Board headquarters will
be moved to Chicago April 1 and
others will follow as rapidly as prac
tical, it has been announced by the
Decentralization Service of the
Buildings Administration.
New headquarters will be set up
in the American Fore Building at
.844 Rush street. Chicago, a 12-story
structure purchased by the Govern
ment for $1,500,000 The building
has about 180.000 square feet of
office space, and its use will release
some 200,000 square feet for the war
effort in Washington.
About 60 p*r cent of the board's
1.500 employes are expected to make
the move The board has opened a
home listing office at the new head
quarters to assist employes to get
settled in Chicago.
Roosevelt Bans Flights
Over Hyde Park Area
President Roosevelt today signed an
executive order to create a restrict
ed “air space” over certain portions
of Ulster and Duchess Counties,
N. Y. The area defined includes
the Roosevelt home in Hyde Park
and adjacent territory along both
banks of the Hudson River. Flight
of civilian planes over this area is
prohibited unless express permission
is granted by the Civil Aeronautics
Another executive order signed
today vests in the Defense Commun
ications Board emergency powers to
take over wire communication
facilities, if considered essential to
national defense. Similar powers
wtth respect to radio facilities
were given the board in an order
December 10.
Unconfirmed Claims
Of Jap Navy List 219
Allied Ships Sunk
U. S. Heavy Cruisers
Augusta and Houston
Included by Tokio
By rh* Associated Press.
TOKIO (from Japanese Broad
casts), March 7.—The Japanese
Navy imperial headquarters claimed
tonight that 219 United Nations
| warships and merchantmen, includ
ing five United States battleships,
have been sunk since the start of
the ‘‘greater East Asia war."
(Japanese naval claims, almost
invariably exaggerated, have been
proved unfounded in the past.
Usually they have been obvious
attempts to locate United Nations
fleet dispositions. No confirma
tion for these latest extreme
claims have come from any
Imperial headquarteis said United
States battleships of the Arizona,
Maryland. California, Utah and an
unidentified class had been sunk,
in addition to the British battle
ships Repulse and Prince of Wales.
(The United States has ac
knowledged loss of the battle
ship Arizona and the decommis
sioned target ship Utah in the
Pearl Harbor attack, and the
British confirmed the loos of the
Repulse and Prince of Wales.)
The Japanese summary said 11*
warships were sunk, 53 badly dam
aged and four captured. It said 105
merchantmen of 600.000 tons were
sunk and 91 others heavily damaged
The Japanese also claimed the
destruction of 1,537 enemy planes
including 461 aloft and 1,076 on the
(President Roosevelt in his
latest fireside address said the
United States had destroyed
more Japanese planes than it
had lost despite the attacks on
Hawaii and the Philippines >
The Japanese navy said the light
and heavy cruisers sunk included
the United States Augusta and
Houston and two others of an un
determined class and the British
cruisers Exeter. Perth and Hobart.
(The present Japanese sum
mary said.the Augusta and Hous- .
ton were sunk in the Pearl Har
bor assault, but lecent Japanese
claims were that these ships went
down off Java Several times
they claimed Admiral Thomas
Hart, now en route to the United
States, had gone down with the
Houston off Java The United
States, never has mentioned the
loss or damage of either ship >
No Japanese losses were listed.
Argentina Orders Envoy
To Reich to Come Home
By thf Associated
Argentine government ordered its
Ambassador to Germany. Riccardo
Olivera. to return to Argentina in
an unexplained move today.
Olivera has been in Madrid en
route home for several weeks and
the German Ambassador to Argen
tina. Baron Edmund von Thermann,
is on his way to Berlin. When
Olivera was first ordered home, just
before the Pan-American Confer
ence in Rio de Janeiro, the govern
ment explained that it wanted him
to report on European conditions.
Argentina and Chile are the lone
Western Hemisphere nations which
maintain relations with the Axis.
Coroner Plans Inquest
In Young Woman's Death
Coroner A. Magruder MacDonald
said an autopsy would be performed
today on a 24-year-old woman who
| died at Casualty Hospital after hei
husband found her unconscious in
bed this morning The dead woman
was Mrs Margaret Wilaer, 1522
j Ridge place S E.
Police who investigated said they
were informed that Mrs. Wilder had
I taken a quantity of sodium fluoride
after returning home from a party
: last night w’hich she attended with
| her husband, Thomas Wilder A
| nurse at the same address. Miss
| Margaret Verhines. gave Mrs. Wilder
! an antidote, it was said.
Save paper. Uncle Sam can use
it to make cardboard, in which he
' wraps explosive bundles for Berlin.
MARINE GRENADE TECHNIQUE—Eyes glued to his target,
Marine Corps Sergt. E. R. Aikman shifts his weight to his right
foot, bends his body for added leverage, and is set to loose a
handful of death at the enemy. Sergt. Aikman, who gave the
demonstration for photographers recently, can drop the grenade
within five yards of his target every time. —A. P. Photo.
Ueft>, one of 10 survivors of the torpedoed motorship Leif, wear
ing his rubber suit that helped keep him warm during a 53-hour
battle agair^st the sea. With him is Second Mate Eivind Mueller,
who didn't have one. Luckily. Mueller got in a lifeboat and
didn't have to swim. (Story on Page A-)j—A. P. iWrephoto.
* _ __ _
Sabotage Suspected in Fire
At Nevada Magnesium Plant
«Earlier Story on Page A-2.)
By the Associated Press.
i LAS VEGAS. Nev., March 7.—Ex
pressing suspicions of sabotage, of
ficials of ihe F«*ic Magnesium Plant. I
Inc . said today a wind-whipped fire
which destroyed the administration 1
building last night caused damage
at several hundred thousand dollars.
Reconstruction of the building,
part of a $63,000 000 project financed
bv the Defense Plant Corp. will be
gin Monday morning and plans will
■ proceed uninterrupted to start Mag
nesium production for war use
! June 1.
i Record', plans and specifications
stored in a vault were saved. This
morning, even while flames still
licked through the debris of the
v*'Oden administration building,
workmen began converting a ware
house and recreation hall into tem
porary office quarters.
Officers of the Magnesium plant
and the McNeil Construction Co.,
contractors for the huge project,
said they suspected sabotage
They said the blaze started at the
northwest corner of the building
where a heating system was located
The system had been disconnected
and checked by a crew assigned to
that duty however, when a stiff
wind cropped up yesterdav.
'Continued From First Page.) j
clouds of smoke that spread rapidly
through the structure from the
burning desks, draft tables, file
cases and stationery stores in the
Mr. Kling said the store's supplies
and the building itself are covered
by insurance
The building and business are
owned by Barney Kruekoff
Several Red Crass nurses were on
hand to aid in treating firemen al
fected by the smoke. Members ol
the military police force of the
Army also were at the scene.
Overcome bv Smoke.
Among those overcome by smoke
and taken to Emergency Hospital
were Lt. Asa Crosley, 44. and Pvts.
T S Lundsen. 30, and Harry Carver.
33 Tw'o firemen who suffered cut
hands and were taken to Emergency
were Lt. J. W. Bell, 42. and a Mr.
Overcome by smoke and treated
at the scene were Pvts Howard Att
wood and Charles Jones Suffering
cut hands and treated at the scene
were Sergts. J R. Barry and M L !
Thompson, while Pvt. J. C. Brown
was treated at the scene for burns
about the eyes.
Hotel Doorman Finds
Woman's $3,100 and Gems
Mrs. Clifford D. Watson, who re
ported Thursday night the lass of
j a purse containing $3 100 in cash
! and $3,500 in diamonds, got her
valuables back today from a hotel
Robert A. Peter. 32, of 1214 Queen
street N.E.. returned the purse to
Mrs. Watson at police headquarters
today. He received her thanks and
the praise of police officials.
Mr. Peter was on duty at the Carl
ton Hotel, where he has been em
ployed for 11 years. Thursday night.
He opened a cab door for a couple
and noticed a purse on the seat.
The couple said it did not belong
to them and Mr. Peter kept it. Mrs.
Watson, meantime, reported to po
lice she lost her purse in a taxi.
This morning Mr. Peter returned
the purse to Mrs. Watson.
Prince Bernhard Speaks
To Dutch Sailors by Radio
By the Associated Preas.
LONDON. March 7.—Prince Bern
hard of the Netherlands, broadcast-1
ing to Dutch sailors at sea. said to
day. “The great moment of victory
and liberation comes nearer,” but
“many sacrifices must yet be made.”
“I need not stress this to the
Netherlander in the fatherland who
are under the paralyzing hand of
i the hated occupier or to the Nether- 1
lands East Indies forces who are
filling the world with admiration
for their achievements, or to the
seafarers who one and all are con
tributing to the victory,” he said.
The Prince spoke on the 250th
program of news and talks broad
cast to Dutch seamen.
Yugoslavia Reported
Under Heavy Axis Guard
By the Associated Press.
LONDON, March 7.—Reports
reaching the exiled Yugoslav gov
ernment in London said today Axis
troops approximating 400,000 have
been concentrated in Yugoslavia
because of fear of a new outbreak
of guerilla warfare this spring.
About 80 per cent of the troops
were reported garrisoned in Serbia
and five Italian divisions were said i
to be immobilized in Montenegro.
Knudsen Closes Melt Units
In Ordnance Blast Probe
BURLINGTON, Iowa. March 7 -
Lt. Gen. William S. Knudsen said
last night all melt units handling
explosives at the Iowa Ordnance
Plant will remain closed while an
ordnance board of experts conducts
a "thorough investigation" into an
explosion which killed at least 16
workmen Wednesday night.
"The melt units handling the ex
plosives were shut down by the of
ficials of the plant and will remain
shut down while a thorough investi
gation and check of equipment and
processing is performed by the
ordnance board of experts headed
by Brig. Gen. E McFarland, he
"The investigation will be pushed
with vigor so that the melt loading
operations under suspension may be
resumed as early as possible." the
Army's production chief declared
before he left for St. Louis
Gen. Knudsen said other work
not involving the melting of high
explosives will continue. Loading
will be resumed after the board has
made its findings, he added.
Japs Hold 2 American
Newsmen on Spy Charge
The State Department said today
it has been informed officially that
two American newspapermen have
been arrested and detained by Jap
anese authorities in Shanghai on
charges of espionage
The prisoners. Victor Keen, rep
resentative of the New York Herald
Tribune, and J B Powell, editor of
the China Weekly Review, were re
ported in "good health." according
to the State Department's informa
tion. ,
Previous reports from China were
to the effect that the two men had
been beaten and possibly killed by
the Japanese.
Mr. Keen is from Pueblo. Colo.
The department said it did not know
the American home of Mr. Powell.
Racing Results
Hialeah Park
By the Associated Press.
FIRST RACE—Purse. $1200: claiming
4-year-olds and upward. l'» miles
Key Man iMehitensi 10.80 8 no 4 .Ml
Eleventh Hour iDe Lara) 1 1 So S 50
Moselem < Young' 10.70
Time. 2:07*s.
Also ran—Priority Big .lack. Old River,
Trapeze Artist- a Who Reigh. Wayrtel,
Kurdistan. aNavarin. Wicked.
a I B:eber-Mrs E D Jacobs entry.
SECOND RACE—Purse 81.200. allow
ances: :i-year-olds T furlongs.
The Swallow (James) 5.20 3 20 2.50
Trade Last (Arcaroi 3 80 2.70 ,
By Conscript (Young) 2.90 •
Time, 1:25=5.
Also ran—Clip Clop Wise Colonel. Ship s
Run. Marmeduke
iDaily Double paid $23.80.1
THIRD RACE—Purse $5,000 added
Hialeah Juvenile Stakes: 2-year-olds 3 1
furlongs. . , . |
True North .Schmidll 8 ('0 4 40 .t.nO |
All Good (Meade 5.80 3 70 1
Big Talk 'Gilbert) 4.70
Time. 0:33=-,
Also ran—a Menex. a Tellmenow. c Jotum.
c Buckra. credentials. Swimmin Hole. Bus
alone. Sun Jesting. Daring and Alagnes.
a Haggin A; Headley entry,
c Dial At Phillips entry.
FOURTH RACE—Purse. $5,000 added:
Hialeah Juvenile Stakes: 2-year-olds: 3
1 Kari°?*S(' Young' 12.30 4.9(> 3.80
d Wise Bob iWholeyt .1.0 3.40
Hoosier Wolf (Woolf) 5 40
Time. 0-.33H. . „ ,,
Also ran—a Ample Reward, a Bullpen,
b Dreamy Eyes, b Runebb s Pride, r Gen
eral Sickle, c Count Traumer. d Joe Burger.
Alforav. Regal Boy. Spirit and AH Hnnss
a Mrs. Shaffer and Coldstream entry,
b J. C. Ellis entry
cAT Simmons entry,
d Mr*. L. Lazare entry.
Oaklawn Park
By the Associated Press.
FIRST RACE—Purse. $800: claiming: 4
year-olds and upward: 11', miles
Franco Saxon iBrooksi 19.80 7 80 4 »o
Little Tramp (Keiper) 15.10 8.10
Reeogtna (Ixmgden) --90
Also*' ran-—keel Dust Conv.lle. Holl
Image, f Guardsman. I Dcnaboy. Max Forst.
Wauchula. 1 Adoresa.
1 Field.
Tropical Park Will Open
29-Day Race Meet Monday
By the Associated Press.
MIAMI, Fla., March 7.—Although
overshadowed by today's big final
racing program at Hialeah Park,
its crosstown rival. Tropical Park,
will open a 29-day spring racing
period Monday at its plant In Coral
The smaller track has scheduled
six stake races, with purse money
totaling *32.500, an increase of
*9,500 over last year.
During the spring meeting. Trop
ical will distribute about $275,000 to
the owners of winning thorough
breds. The $1,000 minimum purse
established during the last meeting
will be maintained despite the war
and a smaller tourist season.
Closing day, April 10. will be
marked by the Tropical Handicap,
tops with a $10,000 purse. The
Coral Gables Handicap has been in
creased . from $3,000 to $7,500: the
Ponce de Leon carries $5,000. al
though formerly called the Royal
Palm and worth $3,000 The $5,000
added De Soto Handicap replaces
last year's $3,000 Pan-American.
Tropical Park Entries
By the Associated Precs
FIRST RACE—Purse $1.(>(»(> special
weights, maiden 2-year-mds. 4 furlongs
xVictory Play (Finnegan) „ HI
Tower Pe* <no boyi 1 ! a
Chalara (Smith* . lift
La Riche (W'holey* . lid
Lady Case ‘no boy » . ] I *1
aNice Enough 'De Lara* _ 1 i *'»
Blue Bu^ns mo boy. _ ];*;
MufTetee iSchmidl) 11«;
bBetty Leon <Howell> _ . J l M
B jrgoolette ‘Pierson) . l I **»
aZacanite • De Lara) _ JIM
War Shy (Peters) JIM
Elcinap * no boyt 1IM
Boston ite ino boy* __ i j •;
Li] S I no boy) 1 1
bTpa Clipper 'Scurlock) 11M
xLady Bob (Wielanden 111
Icy Run < no boy t _. _ 1 lb
a Davis A: Schmid? t entry,
b Collins A' McLeod entry
SECOND RACE Purs^ $1,000. claim
*na 4-yrar-olds and upvfcrd. h furior.g
Meritorious < no boy * i! 4
xBad Cold ‘Warner* 1 <
xWar Declared * no boy) 111
xTrimmed 'no boy* ___ Ill
xOn Location ‘no ooy)
St Dismas (no boy > _ 114
Wabaunsee ino boy* J .! 5
Ballast Reef ‘Young* lid
Frontier Jane < De Lara* I “!*
xRugged Rock ‘Wielar.aer) l‘*d
Sassy Mate «Lemmons * 1,11
xBurnt Bridges ‘Wielanden .111
Tiberius (no boy fid
Stimuli »no boy* _ l!M
xWell All Right (no boy) low
Athclhiida Hanford _ ]|)
xFriars Scout ‘no bov) l(*d
Spang ino boy. l<-»
THIRD RACE- Pur*** *1.000 claiming;
' {-year-olds J m.le and To yards
Good Play <De Lara* ] 1.)
Alibi Babe ‘no boy* _ jofc
Barneys Ga. ‘Weiaama'j* 111
xRosy Dollar ino bov. )".{
Grenadier iMeaae lid
Peace F.eet ‘Smith* _ ; 1;{
xCasual Plav 'Wielanden inn
Guest 8?ar mo boy . _ j;;|
Aur.- Millie Meade in*
xShilka (no boy* _ io.j
Mist Milirant MacAndrew 111
xReckiess Saxon • no boy* jn.t
Precision mo boy* _ ild
xPra.se* or my 'no boy* 111
xGai.ant Peagy m.o boy* ]n;i
xH.s Shadow no boy. ill
Mack s Miss (Hantord* In*
Even Tempo <Mehrten6* l «»*
FOURTH RACE—Purse *1.<*()<*: claim
ing 4-year-oids and ud M furlongs.
xCnaritabie ‘no boy* 111
I.n Pan A.ley -Wnoley) 1.4
Sentir.ei «no boy* ii*:
Barrymore 'James* _ i;4
Bulidmger *no boy* 11 z
xfcameren < no boy. _ i..;«
rr.nid Donna *no boy> ' _ k>7
Armv Song *Arcaro* 1.4
Mart.e j ‘.Meaae' j.*;*
xEquistar <no boy) .. !*;:♦
j Aerial Bomb 'Gonzalez*
xDonna Leor.a 'Wieianden 1*4
Oil Snore (no boy* 1 im
Flr'lH RACE—Purse. >! (i(.*n, a..ivi
ances ..-year-oias r; furlongs.
Hob.' Dream mo boy* 1 ;
xcal s pet *W;eianaer>
Mersa Matruh (McCreary) " j. *
Beat Em mo boy* __ ’ lid
Sam Houston 'Gouza.ezi _ 'I ji«,
xLouisville II (Wieiander* ' {
ximp.ic. * a: rickier» _ _ iMf>
Hattie Larg no ooy*
Ri venae.* 'Aiiaaier* j,,*
Lookout Rasca; iHaskeil) _ “ ju*
^oreno mo boy) * *<
Ou; Front (Rooerts* . __ Il>t
lee M.age *r.u ooy* _ J.i-i
feci. i'.am • Wrigr.i» _ . I j .k
baku lArcaroj ’ i ...
tire (Gilbert • , ’
No Count ischmidi)
Bostce -Meade*
~1A I H RACE-Purse $1. J(HI gn.Vlg
inaugural hanaicap. i-year-urus aim up.
m lurmng^ '
z.a>.n (no boy* ij>
La j ifa. or * V* a.. • t »
Votum 'MacAndrew
xGrty Woii wieiander*
xrvai.cas city a ;.ck.* ;)
xtvmgn.sr.er 'Brunei.ei *
Le cr.at mo ooy ‘ ,
Hcotcn Trap ir.o boy* ' .
Haicyon ho.v (Meaue*
i-)i.'^.ayer -no ooy* i>’
fcEVt.Nl n Race—Purse. cun' da m
i mg -t-year-oics and upu&ro. l m;ie and
. (* yarev
xHaut Mond mo boy)
xjimson Beiie mo boy
xc'ommencement .crunel.e- __ i..d
i opee (no boy, ““
Buckie Ld mo boy> . 1.4
Country .no boy *
xCurwen -Wieiander* __ .
L»ra no centra. ‘ macAncrew •
Collee Man (Giloert) 114
xG.ie Snen mo boy) ~ m.j
lnscolian -no boy* __ 114
nappy Home (no boy* jnd
BiocKader <Hh: 114
Unknown Land ‘Smith) ” lud
fc ar ol Paaula mo bo>M lid
xHe Man ‘no boy* __ x*
Bailoter ‘ De Lara » ; ;
smar: Crack 'Smith* ^ . lux
E1GH.H RAL.E—Pui*se «i.«i(ii). claim
ing 4-year-olas and upward l . miies
Macks Arrow iMeioche. . U(»
I War Vision ‘no boy* _ jim
i xFrpncn l rap 'Wieiander) . . luM
Leonarctown ino boy> __ Jn.i
Uose Km 'Pohard* j hi
Buckboard (Wall) loK
xWar Emolem mo boy) i**.»
C.itcn-Me-Not (no boy* __ led
Nico i no boy * J i «
Mooniite bobby (no boy) . __ 1 ];j
: Breeze mo boy) „ lid
Miss Pitryoa: (Luce* _ _ 1**5
xWest Wichita ino boy* _ . _ _ Ji*.*
j xapeedv fcq.iaw mo boy) . loo
, Indian Penny 'De Lara • ..J 10
xAlley mo boy* . P-*
xWood Blazi 'Wieiander* . ](»n
xArdour (no boy) 1**5
Oaklawn Park Entries
For Monday
By the Associated Press.
FIRST RACE—Purse. $600; claiming 4
year-olds and upward. 6 furlongs
Star of Dondra 1 13 xCimarron Sand 1 13
xBrill 1 ox Valdina Gnome 11*
xChubbtns I ok xFrench Bread 108
Penwipe _ 113 xSylvan Secret Jor
Bud B 11* xBessie stride 1 or
xDawn Portage JOR xSkean ^iu _ 113
In Transit 118 xMitza 1<*k
Hal Curtis 118 Blue Orchid 113
xLady Brilliant 108 xAlgcomar 113
SECOND FACE -Purse. $600. claiming;
3- year-olds: 6 furlongs
Black Suzie lio xRoman Tea 1 or
Nogales . _ 115 xPrague - llo
Bay Plash 115 xSilver Sallie . I ok
Miss Victory 1 iO Rhumba Queen llo
xMesella __ 1 ok Villygran llo
Shining Day llo xGrand Appeal. 105
xShasta Man _ llo xCarmada J05
Miss Pert .110 xPettine 105
xPete-Pair llo Paireve llo
THIRD RACE—Purse $600; claiming.
4- year-olds and upward. 6 fuTlonge
xRye Grass lo? Journey On 112
Bolivar .. 11- Molasses Miss 10?
Valdina Joe lit! xPari Sucre _ lio
Hard Lu _ llo Shaheen IP!
xO. K Mullen lot Graustark 112
The Nizam. 11! Polaris __ 1 1C
Argella llo xHeathtown 10*2
niinois Tnm ll'l Fair Haired Boy 112
xBie Bubble lio xJayfcee Jo
FOURTH RACE—Purse. $600 claiming.
4-year-olds and upward; J*4 miles.
Destination 107 Bahadur 1*»7
High Blame - 1IO Fencing 115
Killarnev Lass. 110 xEsta lo*2
Henry Hatter .115 Slight Error ... 107
Buyer_Beware 107 Betrothed — lo?
FIFTH RACE—Purse. $800 allowances.
4-year-olds and upward: 1 miles,
a Trimly llo a Miss Discovery 1<>5
Step By _ 111* Spanish Duke 110
Three Bangs _. li3 b Touch and Go llo
Red Moon _108 b Omelet III
Quarterback 110 Supreme Sir llo
Fergie s Count _ 113
a J Freedman entry
b J K Houssels entry.
SIXTH RACE—$<500. claiming. 3-year
olds l miles.
xAiaflag _ 110 xAuld Lang Syne 10*2
xAlsbyrd 11-3 Iron Plunger. .100
xTate's Boy 107 xMad Bunny 105
Quizzical 1 12
SEVENTH RACE—Purse. $700; claim
ing; 4-year-olds and upward; l1* miles.
xEvil Spirit 110 Cagot _ 115
Manila Bay no xSidout - lio
Saran 110 xBallotant 113
xBonny Andrew lio xThree Clovers L13
EIGHTH RACE—Purse. $600 claiming.
4-year-olds and upward; 1*4 miles.
xFlonan II 111 San Franci*co_. 116
xCopper Tube 111 xSomali ML
xLowry_ _ 111 xSweep Royal 11*
xWaktta 100 xStairs .. lort
xSir Broadside 111 Surgeon Dick _ 116
Jacacarf_116 Whichaway __ 116
Idle Lad..._116 xRed Burr- 111
Lonely Road _ _ 116 xArcadian 111
xThiatle Blue 106 xYarn Sox JIJ1
NINTH (SUB> RACE—Purse. $600;
claiming; 3-year-olds; 6 furlongs.
xTyro Lad „ 110 Flying Stripes.. HO
Noah’s Pride..! 110 Marada _ .110
xOpera Queen.. 105 Gold Clock- llo
xOn Demand _ 110 xHy Broom . 108
Huri Horn Hari 115 xBright Honey. HO
xRejolner ... 102 8traw Basket.. 11 o
Invoice _115 xHead Baby 105
Red Rose .. 110 xMention .... . 110
Bar Copper 115 Mada High ._ 110

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