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The “Rest” The Jeffer son Way Is “Best”— We Invite You To Visit MODERNE BEAUTY SCHOOL AND SHOPPE 135 N. Farish St. Trained Expert Opera tors to Serve You Hair Styling a Specialty Learn Beauty Culture The Jefferson Way. Night and Day Classes Taught. Owned and Operated by Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Jef ferson. a A WEEK OF THE WAR Gen. MacArthur’s Australian hed quarters reported in a special com munipue August 31 that Japanese invasion troops have suffered a disas* trous defeat in the Milne Bay area of New Guinea. A force of Austral ian shock troops has been secretly concentrated along the Bay in antic ipation of the Japanese landing Au gust 26, the report said, and as a re sult the Japanese landed in a trap. The Japanese lost all of an “enor mous quantity” of heavy material they landed, including tanks and ex cept for a few troops evacuated by an enemy cruiser and eight destroy ers, the enemy land force was anni hilated. The Navy announced that Marines j holding six islands in the southeast ern Solomons has killed or captured all Japanese troops attempting to re-; take the islands. The Navy reports August 30 that seven enemy planes were shot down when they attempt ed to raid the airfield facilities which the Marines had captured on Guadal canal, bringing the total of enemy planes shot down in the Sol omons fighting to 78. The Navy al so announced the Maries with Navy support, raided the Japanese base on Makin Island in the Gilberts, kill ing all but two of an estimated 330 enemy garrison. U. S. losses were less than 1 to 10 of Japanese. In the European Theatre, U. S. flying fortresses bombed the airdome of Wevelghmen, near Countrai in ■ BUY WAR BONDS AND STAMPS CITIZENS STATE BANK “The Friendly Bank” Tupelo, Miss. DRINK Pepsi Cola AND BE REFRESHED PEPSI COLA BOTTLING CO. Tupelo, Miss. v ,,r\ JOIN THE 10% CLUB, DO YOUR PART BY BUYING WAR BONDS AND STAMPS KERR RROTHERS MOTOR CO. FORD V-8 C. C. KERR Phone 418 Tupelo, Miss. ■ . T N N. Belgium, in the eight straight opera m tion without loss. In other preci sion raids, the fortresses attacked the Rotterdam shipyards and an air plane factory at Meaulte In northern France. Lt. Gen. Jospeh Stillwell an nounced August 31, in Chungking, China, that U. S. Army planes based in China have made heavy and suc cessful attacks on Myitkyina and Lashio, the two large Japanese bases in northern Burma. The Navy an nounced the sinking of five more United Nations merchant ships by enemy submarines in the Affentic. Joseph C. Grew, former Ambassa dor to Japan newly returned from Tokyo, said in a radio address the Japanese will fight “with all the force and power at their command, until they are utterly crushed.” Mr. Grew stated “we are up against a powerful fighting machine, a people whose morale cannot and will notbe broken even by successive defeats, who will certainly not be broken by economic hardships, a people who individually and collectively will gladly sacrifice their lives for their Emperor and their nation, and can be brought to earth only by complete defeat in battle.” Controlling the Cost of Living President Roosevelt said he would announce his new anti-inflation pro gram in a nation wide address the evening of Labor Day, and would send a message to Congress earlier the same day. He told his press conference that forthcoming steps to control the cost of living will in f mn r\f ram nrinno o a well as wages, because neither could be stabilized without the other. He said wage stabilization would be flexible and would not amount to flat freezing of wages and salaries. The President also said the Government is considering one meatless day a week as a plan to be used largely as a means of saving oceanic ship ping space for the total war effort. He said under the plan Amercan meat could be shipped to nations in need, and this would make 30 to 40 Allied ships available for hauling war necessities to world-wide thea tres of United Nations War activities. Stabilization of Farm Prices The Office of Price Administration announced it is planning a price ceiling for live hogs and similar ac tion is contemplated soon for cattle prices. The ceiling would be worked out in conjunction with representa tives of livestock producers. The Office said “vigorous steps” are be ing taken to enforce quality grading provisions of its beef regulations to prevent upgrading as an evasion of price levels. The Agriculture Depart ment reported a 9 point advance in farm prices from July 15 to August 14, raising the general level to 165 percent of the pre-World War 1 fig ure, 32 points higher than a year ago. Rationing The OPA ordered reexamination by boards of all supplemental gasoline ration books, particularly C bokks for motorists in 14 designated occu pations and S books for operators of commercial vehicles. New books will be issued for the amount the operat or is fairly entitled to, if present cou pons are found in excess, and delib erate violations of regulations will be prosecuted, the Office said. The OPA announced 35,500 new passenger cars will be made available for rationing in September, compared with 13,250 ! in August, but all unused quotas were recalled and no carryovers will be permitted in the future. The quota of 90,000 bicycles for September is the same as for August. All rented standard model type wirters manufactured since January 1, 1935, were ordered returned to rental agencies by September 15 to make them available for purchase by the armed forces and Government de partments. Persona eligible to pur chase machines under existing OPA regulations are not affected. Transportation The Office of Defense Transporta tion issued an order effective im mediately, govenring the opeartions of at least 50,000 automobiles used as taxicabs. The order (1) banned use of taxi cabs for “social or recreational pur pose of the driver or operators”; (2) established a national taxicab limit of 40 miles per hour “or any speed above that prescribed by competent public authority”; (3) prohibited use of taxis for making “commercial de liveries of property’”; (4) limited to 10 miles the distance a taxi may be operated beyond the corporate limits of the municipality in which the trip originates; (5)) banned seeking cab passengers by “cruising”; (6) limited to 25 miles the distance which may be traveled on any one tri‘; (7)p pro hibited vehicles not marked distinctly as taxicabs from being operated as such. Tlw> A _ -- *»****VA« A V* WO The War Department raised from I 45 to 50 the maximum age at which I men “who have charcater, skills or * aptitudes which make their enlistment . desirable and who are otherwise qualified” and who have drfat board permission may enlist in the Army. They will be assigned to overhead units or installations where they will release younger men for general military service, and if fit, they will be used for combat duty, War Secre tary Stimson said. Marine Corps enlisted men, as well as Navy enlistees, may now apply for flight training to become Naval aviation glider pilots, who act as co-pilots for large transport gliders. During the week, the 45,000-ton bat tleship Iowa—heaviest vessel ever launched in the U. S.—the aircraft carrier Independence, the cruiser Boston, and two destroyers, the Glen non and Jeffers, were launched. The Red Cross and the Navy jointly an nounced a new rescue project under which buoyant waterproof bags con taining emergency food, water and medical supplies, cigarettes, etc., will be dropped by Naval patrol blimps to seamen awaiting resuce, before they are actually picked up by res cue vessels. Strategic Materials War Production Chairman Nelson said 2,0000,000 cars from automobile graveyards have been converted into 400,000 tons of steel scrap a month during the last 4 months, but the steel industry is now consuming ap proximately 4,800,000 tons of scrap meatl a month, about 4 times as much as it took in 1938. The Office of the Petroleum Coordinator report ed New Englanders and other east coast consumers will obtain only 75 percent of their fuel oil requirements . under normal weather conditions this I winter. FOR FIRST CLASS Cosmetics Courteous Service Call At BRENTS BEAUTY SHOP Reasonable Prices Work Guaranteed ALMA BRENT, Prop. 217 Whitfield St. Buy War Bonds and Stamps JOYNER’S ODORLESS DRY CLEANERS 4 Alterations and Tailoring “Once —Always” Phone 95 Tupelo, Miss. 11 *'._ ■ ■hraj*:":.c.i- r ■ ■ ■, ' i—|,—.—. - - . - - -- -• ^ BUY WAR BONDS AND STAMPS COPELAND-SHAW GROCERY CO. Inc. Tupelo, Miss. BUY WAR BONDS AND STAMPS FEDERAL COMPRESS AND WAREHOUSE CO. 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An American Missionary Association School Registration for New Students September 18, 1942 Registration for Old Students September 21, 1942 Tougaloo College offers: A standard four-year Liberal Arts Course A standard four-year Home Economics Course A well organized Teacher-Training Program An intensive Secretarial Course An opportunity to join the Army Enlisted Reserve Corps Tougaloo is a College that is different. Its fortunate lo cation near Jackson enables its students to enjoy the ad vantages of a large city without its noise and the feeling of being overcrowded. Its Christian influences, its atmos phere and campus are unsurpassed. Graduates of Tougaloo are admitted to the best profession al schools and make excellent records. Its equipment for the teaching of the sciences is unexcelled. Expenses mod erate. Why attend an out-of-state school when you can get at Tougaloo College the training you need on iust as high a level ? ^ “The best school for Negroes in the state,” says one of the most prominent white ministers and educators ©1 Mississippi. For further information address: The Registrar, Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, Mississippi.