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Davis Says We Must
Do More If We Are
To Win In This War
Everyone Must Sacrifice If
We Are To Triumph Ov
er the Aggressors
Washington ? Where stands the
The Government's first, frank, full
answer to that question is: "We are
not winning it yet."
TTiat answer, which came last
week-end from the Office of War In
formation, gives the Nation a blunt,
broad and truth-telling appraisal of
the whole course of the conflict and
it paints a dark and dangerous pic- j
Its very issuance is the first ma
jor achievement of Elmer Davis, ov
er-all head of the Government's in
formation services, and it is Mr. Da
vis' conviction that this presentation
of the grim facta of the war will be
a tonic to the country's determina
tion to double its efforts and triple
To those who have been asking
for a candid, all-inclusive assessment
of exactly how the war is going, this
is it and the OWI communique deals
almost exclusively with bad news?
what it is and what it means.
America's Allies, the statement
Friends and Patrons
I Wish To Announre Thai I Will Be in
Greenville Again This Year With
This will make my twelfth year with Mr. Me
Gowan, anil I sincerely wish to thank you for
the patronage accorded me in the past.
Due to gas restrictions, I will not he ahle to
call on all my friends,anil customers. How*
ever, I will be on all sales and would appre
ciate you calling to see me. 1 will do my hesl
tp please you.
Ben R. Manning
Libby Food Sale!
Libby Stuffed Olives, 2 1 '/2-oz. c'n 25c
Libby Potted Meat, No. V\ can . . . 6c
Libby Grapefruit Juice, No. 2 can 12c
Libby Lunch Tongue, 6-oz. can . .25c
Libby GRAPEFRUIT Colonial SAUERKRAUT
No. 2 can 15c No. 2l/> can 10c
Libby Vie'na Sausage, 2 No. V2 c'n 27c
Mothers Relish or
Salad Dressing, qt. _35c|
150 sheet pkq.
Wheaties, 2 pltgs.
D' P. Macaroni or
Spaghetti, pkg. 5c
Toilet Tissue, 3 rolls 23c
Tissue, 3 rolls- 25c
"For Extra Energy" ? Welch'?
GRAPE JUICE, pint . 23c ql. 45c
IN OUR MARKET
RIB SIDE MEAT, pound 20c
TENDER BEEF STEAK, lb. ..35c
SMOKED. SAUSAGE, lb 25c
Land O* Lakes Aged Cheese, lb. 30c
SLICED BACON, pound 33c
"Help Keep 'Em Flying, Take Part of
Your Change in War Stamp*"
Advice for Yanks in Australia
rnis Australian gin met a ouncn or American aougnooys as tney dis
embarked from their transport at a port somewhere DdWTl Under, with
a sign. It ia reported that the Yanks and Australian girls have plenty
of non-military matters to talk about. (Central Prest)
have thus far been
carrying most of the load and the
United Sattes has not given them as
much help as they had been led to
With lull access. to complete and
confidential military information,
Mr. Davis cites the following factors
on the debit side of war ledger as
1. Production is not yet enough. It
even fell off slightly in June in ev
ery vital category, in fighting planes,
tanks, naval vessels, and most types
2. At the moment the United States
has more factories than it can use
because of shortages of raw mater
ials and because faulty control of
inventories and of the flow of raw
materials has caused some tempor
3. "We have not been producing
war material to the maximum of
available capacity and have not been
getting that material to the fighting
fronts in time and in the volume that
will be needed to win."
4 The United States has paid for
"perfect protection" given to troop
convoys to Europe and to the South
Seas with heavy shipping losses off
the Atlantic Coast.
5. Production of merchant vessels
is increasing continuously but sink
ings still are reported to be exceed
ing this increased output.
6. The construction of small ves
sels for the anti-submarine cam
paign is lagging and in June was
less than half of schedule.
7. Even if shipbuilding keeps go
ing up and if sinkings should go
down, it would still be well into
1943 before "we again have as much
merchant shipping as we had on De
cember 7, 1941."
8. Time will never be on our side
until we use it better than the en
It is for these reasons that the Of
fice of War Information, which in
its communique shows that it be
lieves the American people want the
truth and can take it, concludes that
the United Nations are deep in what
may be the decisive year of the war.
It explains this statement in these
"1942 will be the decisive year on
ly if our enemies do not succeed in
inflicting crippling blows on our Al
lies before the year is out. Even if
they fail in that, they will still take
a lot of licking But if they should
paralyze the striking power of Rus
sia, or wear down the endurance of
China, or break the British in the
Middle East, the war will be decided
in some later year not now foreseen,
and victory will be far more costly.
"It is not intended here to discuss
the military situation except as It
relates to what the American people
are doing about it. We always knew
that for us 1942 would be largely
a year of preparation, and that our
Allies would have to do most of the
fighting during most of the year. Be
fore we can do much of the fighting,
we must move great numbers of
men and vast masses of material ov
er enormous distances."
How desperate, then, does the OWI
statement really mean the outlook
is? The answer is that the outlook
is desperate only if the nation fails
to realize that thus far "It is not more
than ankle deep in the war." The
communique frankly admits that "we
could lose this war" but affirms that
"we can win it, if we realize that
J\eeping in the
By MISS KATHERINE MANNING
Have you noticed the way the
people 'round here are cooperatin'
with the war work? ? Why it's sim
ply wonderful to see old, young and
middle-aged either making bandages
or knitting socks and sweaters for
their favorite jeeps.
And while we're on the subject of
the all-out war effort . . . we've ac
tually found something that is tough
competition to a certain mill not far
from here. And it's all because a few
people wanted to be patriotic. Yes,
no doubt the sweet aroma has tickled
your nostrils, too. The point (yes,
there is one): no one passes a single
house these days that the folks in
side aren't preserving and canning
everything from pecans on down to
shoe leather . . . and one lady threat
Regular services at the Jamesville
Baptist Church Sunday. Subject for
the morning service. Parable of the
Good Samaritan. Come and let's
study this all-important subject to
gether. There never was a time when
we should try to show ourselves
neighbors to a lost world more than
now. The final outcome of this war
will depend right much on the ac
tion of the church now and in the fu
CHURCH OF THE ADVE1V1
llth Sunday after Trinity.
Church school, 9:45 a. m.
Morning prayer and sermon at 11
a. m. The Rev. E. F. Moseley will
conduct the service. We are very
glad to have Mr. Moseley with us
for this exchange of jservice and hope
that a large congregation will be at
the service to show our apprecia
The union service will be held in
the Baptist Church at 8:30 p. m., |
with the Rev. John L. Goff as the
. ? ' ?
Bible school, 9:45 a. m.
Morning worship, 11 a. m. Sub
ject, "Duty as Divine Discipline."
Evening service in Memorial Bap
tist Church with Mr. Goff speaking
on the subject of "The Bread of So
ciety." Service 8:30 p. m.
Circle No. 1 meets Monday, 4 p. m.
with Mrs. R. J. Peel, with Miss Eva
Peel and Mrs. E. S. Peel as joint
Circle No. 2 meets with Mrs. 11. L
Barnhill, with Mrs. J. C. Manning as
joint hostess. Time 4 p. m.
Choir rehearsal, Tuesday, 8 p. m.
"One Woman" will be the subject
for the 8:15 service on Thursday
night. A cordial welcome awaits all
visitors at any service.
Bible school, 9:45 a. m. Lesson:
"Isaac Practices Peace."
Woship service 11 a. m. Sermon
subject, "Evidences of God's Love."
Rev. Cyrus W. Bazemore will be the
Training union, 7:30 p. m Medita
tion theme: "Prayer."
Worship service, 8 30 p. m Pastor
John L. Goff will preach.
winning it is the one vitally import
ant thing in the world today; but
we are not winning it yet. We have
done pretty well but pretty well is
not enough. Nothing will be good
enough until we have won."
To bring war production to the
winning level, the Office of War In
formation declares that "great sac
rifices in comfort and convenience"
will have to be made.
The appraisal of the war as a
whole is not without redeeming fea
tures but they are by no means
dominant. It is heartening that "per
fect protection" could be given to
every troop convoy and the state
ened to preserve her children if they
didn't start minding her.
But the one that takes the cake
this week is a worn-out and trite
thing to most of you . . . but 'tis ru
Imored that a well-informed gentle
| man. ardent reader of the Pathfind
er, Grit, and others, glanced through
the first of these periodicals. And
when he had read several articles,
he noticed one about a 2,000,000,000,
000,000,000-ton gain in the weight of
the moon. Now we don't know whe
ther the moon had consumed all the
bananas left in the U. S. or what.
But the figure caused the poor gen
tleman to swoon. After his wife and
all the neighbors had screamed, he
woke up and declared. "I thought
I was reading about the national
Waste Fats Needed
To Make Glycerine
Fats make glycerine and glycer
ine makes explosives to down Axis
planes, stop Axis lanks and sink Ax
is ships. Dean I O. Schaub, director
of the State College Extension Serv
ice, says housewives can help sup
ply the vital war material.
Dean Schaub has accepted the post
as Chairman of the Consumer Di
vision of the State Salvage Commit
tee. Mrs. Estelle T. Smith, assistant
to the State home demonstration
agent, is chairman of the Women's
Division of the Salvage Committee.
These two State College leaders
have united in an appeal to all
North Carolina housewives to save
waste fats, "Don't throw away a sin
gle drop of used cooking fats," they
urged. "This includes bacon grease,
meat drippings, frying fats?every
kind you use. After you've got all the
cooking good from them, pour them
through a kitchen strainer into a
clean, wide-mouthed can. Store in
a cool dark place."
Dean Schaub explained that meat
dealers are particularly serving as
collectors of the waste fats. They
have asked that waste fats be brought
to them in one-pound lots, prefer
ably early in the week. They will
weigh the fats, pay the housewife
for them .and start them on the way
to the war Industries.
Mrs. Smith lists four things "Not
to do." (1) Don't take less than due
pound at a time to your meat deal-1
er; (2) Don't take your fats in glass
containers or paper bags; (3) Don't
ment xemarkii tlialHie wonder isnoL
that "we lost so much, but that we
held on to so much." The battles of
the Coral Sea and Midway are cited
as "brilliant victories against super
I ior forces."
Due to pressure of business because of Glider Base
ice are compelled to discontinue our
We thank our many customers for their patron
age ami Hill he glad to renew our pleasant rela
tions as soon as possible.
Things To Watch
For In The Future
Men's "straw" hats for next sum
mer woven of cotton yarns to sim
ulate straws . . . Plans of OPA's Rolf
allow fats to stand so long that they
become rancid because ,if they do
the glycerine content is reduced; and
(4) Don't take your fats to the meat,
dealer on week-ends when he is us
ually the busiest.
Nugent to "buy now, take poat-war
delivery"?particularly applicable to
automobiles, radios, refrigerators,
typewriters . . . Bricks made out of
powdered milk . . . Dry ice is now
being considered as an aid in killing
insects. By packing it with the in
secticide in a small squirt gun, the
spray is ejected with much greater
force than can be obtained by hand
Also the carbon dioxide gas given
off as the dry ice melts to the toxic
effect of the spray . . . Monsanto
Chemical Company has found a new
and easier way to "polish up the
handle of the big front door" ?
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MAKE IT LASfg
FOR THE DURATION
ft I Si . a , 7^
Repair your farm equipment
in your own workshop
YOUR COUNTRY is asking you to do a hard job . . . and a
job vitally important in winning the war. And that is to supply
plenty of good, wholesome food for this country and much for
our Allies. Yet it is asking you to do this with less help, less
The only answer is to keep all mechanical helps in the best possible
form. Use that workshop ingeniously?your electric motor is on
the firing line?make it do its stufT!
VIRGINIA ELECTRIC AND POWER COMPANY
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SMITHFIELD HOG MARKET <*> WINDSOR, N. C.
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