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Weekly War Review For North Carolina Gasoline Appeals?Farmers awn ing trucks who wish to appeal their mileage allowances under their cer tificates of war necessity should see their USDA war boards, according to State OPA Rationing -Officer Hance Hofler. No Fireworks, Please?Christmas should be celebrated without fire works, says the North Carolina Of fice of Civilian Defense. Powder used in fireworks can be used to bet ter advantage on Japs and Nazis, says OCD. Rations During Holidays?Persons who sftnd the Christmas holidays away uum their present place of abode should take their ration books with them if they hope to get sugar or coffee while away, says John K. Simmons, State OPA food rationing officer. This applies to college stu dents who have turned over their books to their college dining halls. Four Face OPA Charges?Bernice Godwin, Lamar Johnson, J. E. Al len and Earl Raynor, all of Dunn, have been charged by the Office of Price Administration with unlawful possession of gasoline ration cou pons. Godwin and Johnson are charged also with unlawful trans fer. Rationing in Tarheelia?3,346,316 North Carolinians received War Ra tion Book No. 1 during the initial regstration for sugar rations. Hold ers of Book No. 1 will be eligible to receive Book No. 2 which will be distributed early in 1943. Only 12, 77J No. 1 or sugar stamp sheets were issued in this county during the first registration. Idle Tire Turn-ins?The Charlotte warehouse of the Defense Supplies Corporation has received 172,061 tires under the "idle tire" turn-in plan. Nearly 8,000,000 tires have been received by warehouses throughout the nation. In Butte, Mont., traffic fines may be paid in scrap?25 to 50 pounds. & * War As It Relates To Home Front Is Reviewed for Week (Continued from pafe one) have had to file with their local boards ceiling prices on fewer than 200 items of food, clothing, furni ture, hardware, and fuel?all of them of greatest importance in the family expense budget. If extra time and labor are involved in these opera tions, they pay immense dividends in the billions of dollars saved by consumers. And everyone is a con sumer. Replacements Must Be Women Employers of labor, on the other hand, must keep detailed records of their current labor supply in order to meet production schedules?rec ords as thoroughly itemized as those for a military "task force." Next year it is estimated, one out of every five men now employed in war plants will go into military service. A plan ?known as the "manning tables" system ? has been worked out so that this can be done without slow ing war production. The plan involv ed a listing of 35 necessary war ac tivities and industries, a list of neces sary jobs within each of these in dustries, and preparation of sched ules in each department of a war plant or war-essential service show ing just how long it will take to train a new worker to replace one taken into service. Replacements must be women? they will be needed to fill about 30 per cent of all war jobs?older men and others not subject to the draft, handicapped persons, and those who previously have been denied em ployment because of racial or other prejudice. Under this plan, war workers who would be called into service may be deferred until their places are filled by trained substi tutes. But in order to avoid further over-crowding in war industry areas it is important that each locality make use of its own local people for war work. Rural workers seeking war jobs should apply to the near est office of the U. S. Employment Service if there are no local war in dustries, so that they can be sent to places where there is the least con gestion. Planning Better Use of Labor In the meanwhile, more efficient use of our present labor force is be ing developed through the work of labor-management committees in 1,700 war plants?by means of pro grams for training and upgrading workers and a multitude of time-sav ing operations. A labor-management group, representing the railroads, is working on a plan for temporarily shifting labor from one road to an othe to meet shortages, and another plan calls for organizing a mobile PENNIES WANTED! There is an acute shortage of pennies throughout the country. If you have u surplus on hand, kindly bring them to us. We give you credit or rash for them?or if you prefer we'll gladly is sue a Bond for them. BRING US YOUR PENNIES Guaranty Bank & Trust Co. Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation WILLIAMSTON, N. C Attention Motorists! WE HAVE SEVERAL Automobile Heaters Alto Anti - Freeze Permanent Type WAR TIRES Grade Numbers 1, 2 and 3. All you need to purchase one or more of these tires is a certificate. DIXIE MOTORS INCORPORATED WILLIAMSTON, N. G Yes, Virginia, There Is a (Lady) Santa Claus The manpower shortage has made itself felt right into the ranks of Christmas Santas, so'Mrs. Anna Michaelson, mother of eight children, has decided to do her bit for many of the children who live in Union City, N.J. She puts on her wig (left) before making an appearance in a home town store and (right) as she looks when meeting the children. (Central I*res*) Point Ration Book No. Two Mr. and Mrs. America, this is the point war ration book number two you'll receive early in 111-13. Under this system, coupons will be used to ?ecure rationed items. The point system of rationing has been used Suc cessfully in "??) f* Gave His Life Re*. Clement M. Fslter, C.PP.S., formerly of St, Joseph's College, Collegeville, Ind., ie the firet Ameri can Catholic chaplain known to be killed in the present offensive action on foreign soil. Father Falter was killed by enemy action while landing with his men In North Africa. (Central I'reet) corpa of experienced farm workers, aided by local volunteers, to meet peak-season labor demands. Traffic on the country's rural roads in this first month of nation wide mileage rationing is expected to be 3S to 40 per cent less than a year ago . . . Traveling salesmen en gaged full time in the sale of prod ucts essential to the war program may receive up to 65 per cent of their last year's gasoline consumption, or a mileage of 8,600 miles a year, whichever is less . . . More coal and wood-burning stoves are being made available for those who want to change over from fuel oil heating equipment . . . There'll be no war time regulations imposed on Christ mas trees, and war workers are ad vised to make Christmas Day a hol iday, if possible, since there have been no other full holidays in war production since the fight for free dom began. Christmas Dinner In The Army Camp Seymour Johnson Field, N. C. ? Tons of turkey, together with 21 oth er "fixin's" will vie with "whut mo ther used to make" when men at Seymour Johnson Field line up for Christmas dinner. To compensate for what will be the first Christmas away from home for many of the personnel at this technical school, a tempting menu has been prepared for the men who are learning to take their places as ground-crew members of the Army A1r Forces Technical Training Com mand The meal will be strictly a pleasure cruise for the Army that "travels on its stomach." Tomato juice, noodle soup, crack ers and shrimp cocktail will whet the appetites for what's to come. With the turkey will be served giblet gra vy, sweet potatoes, fresh frozen peas, whole kernel corn and the in evitable cranberry sauce. Over a ton of combination salad will comprise the next course togeth er with celery hearts. Fruit cake and pumpkin pie with sliced cheese will be offered for dessert. Parker house rolls and raisin bread will take care of the in-between bites, and coffee will finish off the feast. In case there is still room for more, there will be a ton and a half of mints on hand. And just to make the whole thing complete, every man will get a package of cigarettes. , ? Manufacturers of straight razors are now turning out commando knives. TOPIH/fl ie*'i BUY WAR BONDS Corey Family in U. S. Air Forces The Corey family U wall upr?ilal in the U. S. Army all forces. MaJ. Warner B. Corey (left), engineering offlcer at Boiling Field, Washington, D. C., la ahawn congratulating the latest member of the family to join Uncle Sam's sky soldiers. Left to right: MaJ. Corey, Prta. Shsrrlll V, 18; Warner L., 84; Donald L., 80. MaJ. Corey, father of the three air-minded boys, eras a nasal flier in World War I. The entire family ia stationed at Boiling Field. THE RECORD SPEAKS . . . Motorists on Martin County highways chalked up another perfect record of operations last weke, Highway Patrolmen Saunders and Thompson stat ing that all was quiet and with out inicdent on the mam high ways, by-ways and paths. And so motorists travel toward the end of another year with the accident figures standing con siderably below those of a year ago. But a simple warning is timely now that the holiday sea son is at hand. The following tabulations of fer a comparison of the accident trend: first, by corresponding weeks In this year and last and for each year to the present time. 50th Week Comparison Accidents Inj'd Killed Itam'ge 1042 0 0 0 $ 000 1941 3 0 0 300 Comparison To Date 1942 01 38 4 $ 7.808 1941 105 58 0 22,670 Fertilizers American farmers'will be able to get most of the fertilizer they need to meet crop production goals next year, according to the U. S. Depart ment of Agriculture. fluj/ W* BONOS TOP THAT \0%\ William Smith In Army 3,412 Strong Atlanta, Ga.?You're in the Army now, Mr, Jones. But . . which Mr. Jones? For there were only 28,050 Mr. Jones in the last war, so, who knows how many in this one? John Jones doesn't help too much, for | there were thousands of Johns, and hundreds of those Johns had wives named Mary, which wasn't much of a help when the War Department tried tracing down a Jones. If you think there were a lot of Jones', consider then the Johnstons, 53,200 strong, 2.000 of whom were1 named William. And the Smiths with j 51,900, among whom were 3,412 Wil lies; the Browns with 48,000; the Williams, 47,000; the Andersons, 22, 000; the Walkers, 18,500, and the Mil lers 2,500. What's in a name? Not much, ac cording to the Army records, if it isn't accompanied by a serial num ber. And the War Department con tinues to stress the importance of re membering those serial numbers. When you think of that man in the service, think of his serial number too, for without it he might not get his mail and you might not get your allotment, according to Colonel John H. Bush, Army Emergency Relief Of ficer, headquarters, Fourth Service Command. Colonel Bush pointed out the many cases of mix-ups in allotment and re lief checks due to improper state ments of names, serial numbers, rank and addresses, and he stated that much time would be saved the individuals and the government if more care were taken in these mat ters. A scrap collection drive ir, Miner al Wells, Texas, netted three million pounds in three hours. GlFB All The Family Vi c can outfit every Mingle member of' the family with the finest gifts imagin able. ..We even have giftM for the boys in the service. Ladies' Winter Coats Vie still have a few WINTER COATS left. Personally selected and made from the finest materials. OUR CONTEST WINNERS For Saturday, December 12th IhI Prize?PLUM JENKINS 2nd Prize?SHIRLEY COREY Large Shipment of COLONIAL SALT f ine ? Medium ? Coarse, See us at once. Martin Supply Co. williamston, n. c. FURMTURE You Can Buy Furniture From Our Stock for Less Why pay more for your furniture when you eun net it here for lett?? We have a building three Moricx high parked and jammed with quality furniture. Vie have almont anything you eould wish for in the furniture line. When Stopping in Willinnihton, make it your huniiirhh to visit our store. We'll absolutely guarantee to have you money on any piece of furniture bought in our store. We have a large slock and many of the items we have for sale cannot he duplicated in ?|nulity and workmanship. TRY IIS THE NEXT TIME YOU BUY FURNITURE! Don't buy elsewhere until you inspect our stock and gel our prices. You can depend on this one import ant matter ? We'll make the price right. Try Us! NEW SHIPMENTS ARRIVING EACH WEEK V J. B. Cherry and Bro. Successor to Gootl and Bad Furniture Co. WIELIAMSTON, NORTH CAROLINA.