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•Because it is the only leading wine using a unique grape grown only in a •mall special area of the United States. Chances are 9 to 1 s ou'll like it, too. Garrett & Company, Inc., N.Y. Girding for Defense Texas Supplies More Gas, Oil, Rubber and Planes for Defense By Clayton Hickerson Associated Press Staff Writer DALLAS, Mar. 15.—The mobili zation program has Texas hump ing, with three things most no ticeable: 1. More oil, gas, and synthetic (Here Is Another in the Series of Reports by Associoted Press Stoff Writers on Progress of the Mobilizotion Program. Today—Texas.) rubber are being drawn out of the fabulously rich soil. 2. A growing stream of military planes—from small liaison craft and the world's fastest jets to the giant strategic bomber, the famed B-36—is coming from Texas man ufacturing plants. 3. Air Force bases are being re activated wholesale, to turn out more trained warriors and techni cians. Employment at All-Time High. With the employment index in Texas at an all-time high, much of the defense employment data is restricted. But some examples are enlight ening. About 50,000 Texans are en gaged in aircraft production in the Dallas-Fort Worth area alone. More than half of these are in Cavernous Consolidated Vultee plant at Fort Worth working on stepped-up B-36 bomber orders. Two companies at Huston are building small arms. Another is building heavy artillery. Other, Houston area firms opened up new' tank assembly and repair shops. Synthetic Rubber Plants. Almost everything in the air line is being built writhin a 40 mile circle that includes Dallas, j ARMOUR'S BANNER SLICED BACON X. ... . . . i I I I This Coupon WORTHI Oc ON 1 DOZ. 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Plans for Texas’ second fully integrated steel processing plant were announced by Lone Star Steel Co., which will erect it at Daingerfield in East Texas. Shef field's plant at Houston is so far Texas' only plant which produces plate steel from raw ore. Thousands Recruited. Heavy chemical industries re cruited several thousand new workers at Beaumont and Port Arthur. Red River ordnance plant at Texarkana added several thous and in its stepped-up amunition production program. Texas’ great oil industry is put ting heavy emphasis on high octane aviation gasoline. When World War II started, Texas refinery capacity was 4,956, 599 barrels daily. Daily crude runs now are hitting a record of 6.C million barrels, compared to 5 million a year ago. Refinery ca pacities reached a record 6.732,200 barrels daily last year, and oilmen j expect to add 100,000 in 1951. Oil production is barely holding its own at 2.8 mlilion barrels daily i in Texas. But the industry expects the Texas Railroad Commission—. which legulates the industry—to allow greater production. Refineries Expansions Planned. Of the many refinery expansions! being planned, those announced include Gulf Oil’s multi-million dollar ethylene gas plant at Port Arthur. Ethylene is used in mak ing synthetic rubber and plastics. Magnolia Petroleum Co., a Standard affiliate, has completed two cracking units to speed up the output of higher-valued chemicals essential to aviation fuel. Conti nental On Co. plans a $10 million catalytic cracking plant (modem refinery) at nearby Lake Charles. La. West Texas is in on the mobili zation efforts as well as the in dustrial coast and Dallas-Fort Worth areas. AEC Mystery Project. On a 4,000-acre tract east of Amarillo, the Atomic Energy Commission has a mystery proj ect. AEC has been non-communi cative about what is going on except to say it does not involve radioactive materials. The site is 17 miles from Amarillo and was Pantex Ordnance Plant in World War II. About 1,000 persons will work there. To the South, the Midland Odessa area has at least one order for 100 million gallons of high octane aviation gasoline. Biggest military center is San Antonio, site of Lackland Air Force Base, Fort Sam Houston and Randolph Air Force Base. Lackland—where reports of over crowding and lack of facilities for Air Force recruits drew a sena torial investigation—is handling one of the greatest floods of man power in Air Force history. Ran dolph AFB, assigned a new $30 million aero-medical center, will be the top military medical center in the world, according to Rep resentative Kilday, Democrat, of Texas. The Air Force wants more than $50 million for work at Amarillo —— Air Force Base. Sheppard Airi Force Base at Wichita Falls is bulging with Air Force recruits re routed there from San Antonio. Carswell Air Force Base at Fort Worth—home of the B-36—will get new space for its super-bomber fleet at a cost of more than $2 million. New barracks will go up at Fort Hood in Central Texas. Fort Bliss in Far West Texas is as signed a guided-missile center and an anti-aircraft firing center.! Camp Wolters at Mineral Welis is being reactivated as a training site for Air Force construction engineers. advertisement. Royal Pal Boxes With Dana Andrews DANA ANDREWS* makes a pal out of his son Stephen ... and boxing with Dad sure takes plenty of en ergy! Young Stephen gets extra food energy from Royal Gelatin Desserts. 21 child specialists found Royal Gelatin Desserts doubly ideal for chil dren—ideal for food-energy and ideal for digestibility. That’s why luscious Royal Gelatin is “the Dessert that loves kids.” Grownups, too, welcome all seven tempting flavors. *A SAMUEL GOLDWYN star. 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