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F Friday, December IS, 1941
Army Air Liner, General, 7 Aides, JLost for Week WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (INS). •—An extensive search was being conducted by army planes today for a military transport plane feared lost somewhere near San Francisco with high ranking air corps officers aboard. The war department announced that the plane carrying Maj. Gen. Herbert A. Rargue, commander of the first air force, five other officers and two enlisted men has been missing since last Friday. The plane, on a transcontinental flight, was last reported near Palmdale, Cal. It was feared It had crashed or had been forced down in that vicinity, Secretary of war Stimson said. LISTED AS MISSING COL. CHARLES W. BUNDY, war department general staff, Washington. LIEUT COL. GEORGE W. RICKER, war department gen eral staff. Washington. MAJ. HUGH F. McCAFFERY, Mitchel Field. N. Y. CAPT. J. L. LEAVITT, March Field. Cal.; home, Los Angeles. FIRST LIEUT. HOMER C. BURNS, March Field, Cal.; home, Spokane, Wash. STAFF SGT. STEPHEN HOFFMAN. March Field; home, Charleroi. Pa PVT. SAM UEL J. VAN HAMM JR., March Field; home, ■ Twin Falls Ida. Secretary Stimson said the officers were on “an inspection mission” at the time of their dis appearance. VETERAN FLIER m General Dargue, who is sta-1 Tloned at Mitchel Field, is a veteran flying officer and often pilots his own plane. He has been affiliated with army aviation virtually Hince its inception. The officers and men took off from Phoenix, Ariz., late Friday for Hamilton Field. Cal., on a flight plan by way of Blythe, Cal. The plane arrived at Blythe an hour later, and at that time Gen eral Dargue asked permission to fly by way of Palmdale They took off from Blythe and have not l>een heard from since, j CRASH KILLS SIX The navy meahwhilp announced six enlisted men were killed when an Atlantic patrol plane crashed m taking off for a routine patrol; flight. Place of the crash was not disclosed. Victims were Ernest Arnold Simpson, pilot of Seattle; Samuel Lawrence Lindemann, co-pilot. m •■■ Wm - pH I ■ . m * <^_ogHH^PpH9w : ‘YE|? 1 Scliraff's 4'jiiml v •/ Sear* tor Holiday Street» Complete at* ■ortment from 10c Candjr Kisses to fine French creams and chocolates 69c lb. Canes, hard cindiet. SEARS-YOUR GIFT HEADQUARTERS-OPEN EVERY NIGHT TIU CHRISTMAS UNTIL 9 PM — 1 : - JT ' JiHf. mrr I B • * fti |nta<n*tldntl Ndwt Photo GEN. HERBERT A. DARGUE Major General Dargue, one of eight high army officers missing since last Friday on an airplane flight in the south west while en route, it is be lieved to reinforce the de fenses of Hawaiian Islands. Ballinger, Tex ; Robert Dixon Ax quith, machinist mate, Bowling Green, Mo.; Goulden Warren 'Johnston, radioman. Gray, Okla.; Leon Lester Leistner, machinist mate. Kalispell, Mont., and Francis Jerome Anthony Suttel, seaman, I Baden, Pa. U. 5.-Canada Labor Unity Move Planned OTTAWA, Ont., Dec. 19 (INS). —A move to Intensify the Joint war effort of Canada and the United States hy closer co-opera*j ition between the four major labor bodies in the two countries was announced today by A. R Mosher, president of the Canadian Con gress of Labor Mosher said he had invited Philip Murray, president of the Congress of Industrial Organiza tions, to come to Ottawa early in January' to di-niv< this matter He stated he had been advised) ;Tom Moore, president of the j trades and lal*>r council of Can ada. to this effect, in the hope that a similar imitation may be extended to William Green, presi- 1 dent of the American Federation, of Labor. MILK CHOCOLATES Delicious creams and other favorites. Buy enough for the f • holidays. Other . Schraff 5 Candies to A H A HLb. kIJ.M a hoe. “..H “ “ Whitman—at Famous Sampler ■SO chocolates. It s the I finest quality. H Lb. 5 l bs. randy Assorted Jftftftf and light chm o lates. Cream. wWWW 3 I Jim* Tandy Betty Baker choco- "■ QQ lates and bon bona. $ Gift box. fti IliU Fruit ( ako Barbara Jane 5 l.hn. with candied fruit, walnut* 1111 and raisins. # W 9 W FIRST FLOORS JgL iv-her (t' v.- -• * sD^ MISSING A Letter to Treasure Widow of Heroic Flier is ’So Proud and Thrilled' Over Roosevelt Message to 1956 President MADISON, Fla. r Dec. 19 (INS). —A proud mother, widowed by the war, today treasured a copy of a letter written hy the President of the United States to a future president, requesting that her in fant son be appointed to the United States Military Academy at West Point “in 1956." She is Mrs. Colin P. Kelly Jr., whose aviator husband heroically 1 died the second day of the war when he dive-bombed and sunk; the 29,000-ton Japanese battle ship Haruna off the island of, Luzon in the Philippines. NO BARRIER TO CAREER — When she li.'i tried several ago of her husband's death Mrs. Kelly said that ho had gohe as he wanted to go and that their/ 18 months old son would follow in his footsteps to West Point, j Today at the home of her hus \ °P en Kverv VtttWUWi \ Xlght I nlil Leisure! RAYON QUILTED ROBE s»a Nice—for nice girls! Luxuri- / ous all-over floral print robe. / i Its softly quilted beauty in- foj vites lounging. Fashioned A%i with surplice neckline, plain /. J rayon lining. White, blue, dusty rose. Sizes 14 to 20. /■H With Large Pouch Pocket t\JKm And Soft Tie-Front Belt *** SECOND FLOORS lllockcd Itavnn Sihmlo Housecoat —soft as ft ftift -> lar. hell sleeves and pocket. New colors. mmmmmmmmm Sl/CS to Others from 3.98 to 5.98 tvirls* Quilled lotions Win her young heart "'■p ft with 'his housecoat! Kg ~wm 'W Posey pattern wrap around. White with ■■■■■■■■■■■ trim. Sires 8 to 16. p| Rayon Quilted Robe, 3.98 .v, DETROIT EVENING TIMES (PIIOSE CHERRY, SSOOJ band's parents, she learned of the action President Roosevelt had taken so that the boy will find no harrier to following his father’s career. “I think that Is the most wonderful thing I ha\e ever heard of—l am so proud and thrilled that I just can’t think of anything el** to say,” she deelartxi. This is the letter President Roosevelt wrote: “To the President of the United States in l&.Sfl: ‘‘l am writing this letter as an aet of faith in the den tiny of our country. I desire to make a request which I make In lull confidence that we shnit achieve a glorious victory In the war we are now waging to pre serve our democratic wav of life. “My request is that you con sider the merits of a young SECOND FLOORS—SEARS J DETROIT DEPT. STORES Honevlanes •/ Pretties—for "Little Women" J> Long Torso or M 1J H Basque Waist Plains and Prints v* All v* In Broadcloths, Pj^H . . Cottons, Poplins j^p Holiday dresses for growing girls! The kind that makes Christmas a joy. Prints, checks, stripes, or solids. Shirtwaist types and um brella skirt dresses. Trimmed in beaiTty, for the gayest moods of teen-age sirens. Christ masy colors. In sizes 7 to 14. f / 7 SEARS SECOND FIOORS American youth of goodly heri tage—Tolln P. Kelly lll—for appointment as a cadet in the United States Military Academy at West Point. I make this ap peal In behalf of this youth aa a token of the nation's apprecia tion of the heroic serxlces of his father who met death In the line of duty at the very outset of the struggle which was fort'ed upon us hy the |**rfldy of a professed friend. “In the conviction that the service and example of ('apt. ( olin P. Kelly Jr., will long be rememhered, f ask for this con sideration in behalf of Colin P. Kelly 111. “Franklin I). Roosevelt.** MEDAL OF HONOR A hill to award the congres sional medal of honor posthu mously to Captain Kelly for his valiant act has already been intro ■ducml-in h/i! h Ifon-o and Senate Gen. Henry H. Arnold, chief of Jhe army air forces, today sent a letter to every man under his command to live up to the example the 26-year-old combat pilot had set. my '■m' /iR/w' ‘v B If) SV f*' ire H ' It A roffo • J n”WB ■ *W m ~ m *** iBB Wool Flannel Hobos Swell for co-eda! F nely robe H zftH with shawl collar, / «harkv pocket, long l_ —nn sleeves. 14 to 20. PP Others from 3.98 to 6.98 Vtayon Trope Tiivnry "Dinner dress" P P fashion! Zip front with shirred skirt L"* W-W^.W fullness. Neckline Hft .. i i « tie. Sires 12 to 20. Others from 2.98 to 9.98 If** The Bags She Wants! Brand New Shipment 298 New Colors and Styles *> Exceptionally Low Priced Handbags! The grandest collection she could ask for! Leather pouches, under-arm types, handles—every thing! Soft, pliable, gathered models for dress, or walking. Quality cape skins that look expensive! SEARS FIRST FLOORS \\ | X- -» IVkV il * >JW Cotton Flannel For Wintry Xights 100 ***" You don't have to pile on blankets when you wear these gowns. Quality cotton flannel—in newest colors. Value in PJ'« Cotton flannel pajamas ■ |<) for girls and women. ■ * Tailored to fit. -M. / § * *, FIRST FLOORS / ft Wflt| If.*., v _ F «nou, Boyyiii e ' s ? tl,n, S oil ,f P I / 'V°° k h '. ”' r * S / /»h h r£ r **£^°^ o i Ofkt« / °»£Zi*r-n«Z" 1 I *oorf M f flr / a J&fl&r I / c ; s «nr« ~T pp,r -'- ##e / C^y-L For Skating *n* All! Over-the-Knee Hose ; «, c Gift idea! For your favorite “tom-boy!” Warm hose in bright, vivid colors. Charm ing addition to sports costume. Warm and serviceable. Check your list tonight! iiw^W .dQ\\_ [ViSiUs / Ism . •• - -tt ii 'nrl‘?r M * PAGE 9 Open Every Xight Until Christina* Drive easily to Sears big parking lot. Bring the kiddies, too. For Sears is the store the whole family can shop. Use Sears Purchase Coupons for small gift buying.