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V 1 *? tl ' t * i'' 1 "^J^'.Y^f?-^ • J t''**li HOP I I* At,. MOM, At KAMI..A I MomJoy, December IS, the News by —-• ' ' ' "^ _ _ " * M •• Likelv fo Have Big Part in Future of Balkans HK • B^B^ ^HP' ™ ^^ ™ ^^^^ ^^^^ ^^^ • • . -^fcj^r ' • - ' ;. ._ 1 . ' --.- - .i ; a-I--.-r »••- : -r j,,.----—i ^i j '" ^ '"" . .^ .. ..__ - • • - •' ••• •- '•-• ^—' -• .r.-v/rninm-ivv.. ) '"" '" """ ""- ~ " • „ " . , -, ,» „ , _ _ * DjilitflV A* I II M 1 ''" Classified Ad* must be In office day befor* publication. All Wont Ads cosh In ddvonct. Not token over the Phon«. On* time—2« w«^« minimum JJt Thre« »lm«—3 Vie wo»d, minimum SOe Six Hm*«—le w«rt, minimum 7S« On* month—lie word, mlnmlum $2.70 •.otes ore for continuous insertions Only THE MORE YOU TEUL JHE QUICKER YOU SELL. For Sole SEE US BEFORE YOU BUY, sell or trade furniture. The best place in town to buy furniture, Ideal Furniture Store. 27-lmpd SLIGHTLY USED PRE - WAR baby carriage. 602 Pond St. 10-3tp 150 MULES. MARES, SADDLE horses, jacks, stallions and Shet land ponies. All stock guaranteed Free truck delivery. At same location for 30 years. Windle Bros. 516 West Broad., Texark ana, Texas. 1936 DODGE IVi-TON TRUCK Good rubber. John Deere gaso line hay-press. Johnny Wilson Columbus. 9" 6tc 140 ACRE FARM, ONE-HALF mile from city limits. One house, barn, good pasture. On public road, between two highways. Price $20 per acre, Floyd Porterfield. 9-6tc BABY BUGGY. 121 S. FULTON St. Phone 220-W. ' Editorial Comment Written Today and Moved by Telegraph * or Coble. By'OEWITT MACKENZIE 'Associated Press War Analyst Among the most-dramatic situations—and I believe- one of the most important—thus far - : recorded in an acte week-end rests in the political-military events in the explosive Balkans. It will, I suggest, be worth while for readers to watch this fiery cock-pit of Southeastern Europe. That theater not only is of military moment to the Allies, but there we have under way signifi-. cant political developments which will mean much to the post-war world. fThree thrones—those of Yugoslavia, Bulgaria and Greece—are rocking like small boats in a hurricane. The governments of Rumania and Hungary.also are being lashed by the storm. These political upheavals strike me as symptomatic of what he may expect in many parts of the disrupted European continent as soon as the war ends. ; , The Yugoslav crisis is of cast importance, and this revolves around the colorful leadership of Marshal Josip Broz—"Tito," they call him—commander of the Partisan guerrilla forces, which are made up of peasants and hardy WORKING COT. mountain folk. War makes and un- settled ladies makes personalities, and it looks Call 660. as though one of the striking figures of our global conflict is emerging from the obscurity of the Balkans in the person of Tito As the cards now lie, Tito is going to have a major role in smash ing the Hitlerite forces in the Bal kan peninsula. But that's likely to be only part of his mission. Look ing ahead through the smoke o battle, I think we snail find him influencing the political future o his o-.vn country and consequently ot the rest of the Balkans. Many of Tito's followers wear the badges of communism and sa- late with the clenched fist. They are opposed to the government of ' youthful King Peter, and very recently he has proclaimed a partisan government. The Turkish radio says Moscow has recognized this government, though Moscow hasn't confirmed this. • Tito started ' his resistance against the Germans with a handful' of crudely armed men and boys. Under his leadership this guerrilla force grew until he has two hundred thousand or more—a motley crowd wearing divers uniforms, or ordinary garb. So well has .the marshall done that we name; the extraordinary development of the Anglo - American Allies throwing the most of their military support to him, although they had been backing King Peter's government in Cairo and his little army in the field under his minister of war. General Mi- hailovich this is a doubtly interesting situation inasmuch as the two armies are at loggerheads and have even had armed clashes. Th,e Allies take the practical viewpoint that since Tito is doing most of the fighting, he gets most of,,the military support. Moscow has been favoring the partisans all along. Hitler, recognizing Tito's threat l) I ' to 1he entire German set-up in the Ijf* 1 'Balkans, is throwing strong forces 'against the partisan leader. Yes- levday the marshal issued a ring- his • followers 23-t Grid Conference Change Aired At Meeting Little Rock. Dec. 13 —(/P)— Ath- etics as usual will be the watch- vord of the Arkansas High school conference for at least another year but the long-discussed reorganization of the circuit may be:on>e a realty in 1945. The conference voted at its winter meeting here Saturday to resume full peacetime operations, including basketball this season, im mediately and named a committee to draft a reorganization plan fot submission next fall. The loop formally awarded Pine Bluff the 1943 football championship; denied Fort Smith's request to count its victory over Clarksville as an official conference contest; elected J. F. Patterson, Pine Bluff, to the board of directors; and reelected all its officers. E. H. Quigley, Little Rock, reorganization committee chairman, said no matter what plan was drafted it could not go into effect until the 1945 football season. Pointing out that the Arkansas Athletic Association must sanction the plan, Quigley asserted his committee would hold its initial meeting SPORTS ROUNDUP •If lift! MM* ft. Associated Press Sports Columnist New York, Dec. 13 —VP)— The U. S. Lawn Tennis Association, which always was n bit ahead of other sports governing bodies in looking after the kids, is going clear down into the junior high and grade schools in an effort to develop tennis players . . . Expanding its program of coaching clinics, the U. S. L. T. A. will help provide instruction for any group of school children and has compiled a series of four lessons lo teach them the rudiments oC stroke men's school at Columbia and look nine-months assignment as as- slant athletic director and track oach at the school. making Jackson Cannell, one time Dartmouth grid coach, turned out an undefeated team this year at Traip Academy, Kittcry. Me. Presumably he taught mouse trap plays. 10-3tp ONE ELECTRIC EVERHOT OVEN complete with Table. Practically new. Mrs. Forest Hairr. Phone 981-W. 13-3tpd Shoulda Been a Dodger Robert R. M. Carpenter, Sr., who put up the dough to buy Bill Cox's share of the Phillies, used to be a ball player himself . . . One day while pitching for the Dupont. Com pany powder yard team Carpcntei made a hit that looked like a sure homer . . . But when his cap blew off as he made tracks the base lines, he stopped to pick it up after the holidays. Milan Creighton, Hot Springs For Rent WORKING COUPLE OR TWO to share home. 7-tf coach, recommended formation of a big six loop —Pine Bluff, Hot Springs, North Little 'Rock, Fort Smith, El Dorado and Little Rock — and partitioning the remainder of the state into sectional loops on a geographical basis. The reorganization committee included Quigley, Creighton, Patterson; Howard Perrin, Benton, and I. E. Bruce of Fordyce. was thrown out His team mates promptly threw him out o the game. The Time of His Life Bop Hlgglns, Penn Stale football oach, will be 50 years old Dec 4 (the unlucky guy) and recently ome of his pals professed to be vondering if Bob could continue his caching duties at that "advanced" igc . . . Looking back over a none oo-successful season, Bob replied I hope the first 50 years arc the hardest." Iso on the selling side of rye. At the close wheat was 3-8 lower o 3-8 higher, December $1.70, oats vcre unchanged to 2 1-8 higher, Way 80—79 7-8, rye was unchanged o 3-8 lower, December $1.21, and barley was unchanged to 3-4 lower, December $1.27. POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, Dec. 13 —(/P)— Poultry; live firm; 2 cars 11 trucka, hens 23 1-2; leghorns 21 1-2 > colored, broilers, fryers, springs, 24 1-2 rocks, broilers, fryers, springs 26; leghorn C 20; ducks 23; goose 24. Operators Are Seeking Second Hike for Coal Twenty Members of Bobcat Team Letters Twenty members o£ the Hope Bobcat squad and two student managers were awarded letters by Coach Foy Hnmmons. Lcttermen follow: , Ross, Sulton, R. Taylor, Westbrook, Wiggins, W. Garrctt, Gris- holm, J. Wells, Duffle, Brannon, franks. Moore, Thomas, Hazznrd, Bell, B. Wells, D. Cobb, Kennedy, Rogers, C. Garrett and student managers, Bill Conway and Ralph Saundcrs. Service Dept. It hardly seems likely tha "blima" will become a popula postwar sport, but.soldiers returning from Iceland at least can confuse their pals by telling about it. . It's the Icelandic form of wrestling in which each grappier holds the other's belt and which one soldier describes as "a combination of Indian wrestling, weight lifting and high jumping." Lieut (j.g.) THREE ROOM FURNISHED apartment, Bills paid. See Hazel Abram at Mary's Beauty Shop. 11-3-c Lost or Strayed FOUR MIXED WHITE FACED cows, one brindle cow, one jersey cow from my pasture near Little Bodcaw. Reward, Dorsey While, Rpsston,' Rt. 2. 6-6tp NEW AIR INSTRUCTOR Fayetteville, Dec. 13 —yP)—Com- ing here from a similar assignment at Oklahoma City University, Maj. Wifiiam M. Alcott assumed command yesterday of the 305th College Training Detachment (aircrew) at the University of Arkar. Monday Matinee Butch Nowak, star Illinois tackl of 1928, is keeping his • alma mammy well supplied with football material. As coach at LaSalle- Peru (111.) High school, he sent up Mike Kasap and Elmer Engel, regular linemen in 1942, and this year the freshman star, Eddie ;Bray, Fullback Chet Sajnaj and Tackle Frank Slater, former Fordham runner and 1938 National 100 meters champion, has been decorated with the Air Medal for his part in sinking a German sub . . . The Cherry Point, N. C., marines, who turned out a pretty fair football team this season, hope to do ever better in baseball with a team juilt around Lieut. Bobby Rose from North Carolina, the player coach, and Corp. Neil Mosscr, a standout performer from St. Joseph's of Indiana. Les Joop When Lefty O'Doul was cast for the baseball meetings he tipped Mel Ott that Bill Rigney, the shortstop who figured in the deal to make Dolph Camilli Oakland manager, was the best he had seen in 15 years Ensign Ollie sas. Hunter, who was nominated as "Notre Dame's second Greg Rice" has begun training for the winter track season on the Columbia board track. Ollie recently was graduated from the navy midship- Lost Real Estate for Sale 142- ACRE FARM WITH NEW SIX- room house, tenant house, barn with sheds for 40 or 50 head cattle. Electricity. Sixty acres in cultivation, balance in pasture, all under fence, large part of fence hog-proof. Everlasting spring water in several places. Also lake. Location seven miles from Hope on Shover gravel road. C. E, Cassidy, Hope, Phone 146. 7-6tp LADIES' PORK-PIE RAIN HAT. Beige color. Please notify Mrs. Rae Luck, Phone 700. ll-3tp WILL PARTY WHO PICKED UP billfold in post office Friday, please return to W. H. Allen, 408 Lucky Buck The point that Impressed us mos about the broadcast of yesterday's Giants-Redskins fracas — apar from the fact that the Redskin! didn't have one back who could advance the ball by running — wa Red Barber's description of ho\ the site for Sunday's playoff wa decided when Elmer Layde flipped a silver dollar, provided by Esperanto and Ido arc the best known artificial languages. Relief At Last For Your Cough Creomulslon relieves promptly bo*J cause it goes fight to the seat pi.tnoi trouble to help loosen arid expell (term laden phlegm, and aid natural to soothe and heal raw, tendeivtn*! flamed bronchial mucous mtto-l branes. Tell your druggist to soil you| a bottle of Creomulslon with the un- 1 dcrstandlng you must likd the way It quickly allays the cough or you arc to have your money back, . CREOMULSION for Courts, Chest Colds, Bronchitis!] Clark Griffith No doubt a lucky pocket piece" Red explained —or perhaps the first dollar Griff ever earned. Market Report By JOSEPH A. LOFTUS Washington, Dec. 13 —(/P)— Soft coal operators who have reached conditional agreement with John . Lewis' United Mine Workers /ant a further price increase of 10 enls or more a ton before making ic pact effective. The accord reached Saturday by subcommittee ot miners and op- rators is substantially the same as he agreement between Lewis and nterior Secretary Ickcs, under vhich Ickes is operating the mines, jlus an individual payment of $40 o the miners as a retroactive set- lement for underground Iravel ime. It provides all increased costs shall be passed on to the consum- Soft coal price increases averaging 17 cents a ton were allowed by Stabilization Director Fred M. Vinson on the basis of the Ickcs-Lcwis contract. Some districts got as much as 30 cents a ton and others nothing. The operators, who had asked increases ranging from 40 to 55 cents a ton, consider these allowances inadequate. Greater production is offsetting the increased costs to some extent however, and the operators are prepared lo modify Ihcir original demands but will press for at least 10 cenls on top of the 17. In submitting the tentative agreement to Ickcs, the operators called on him to make good his promise to help them obtain what they regard as adequate prices. Ickcs wants to get rid of his job as mines custodian but said he would not turn back the properties until an operator-miner agreement is In effect. The operators want free run of their properties again, too, but not at a loss. They would prefer to leave them In government custody, they say, and sue in the court of claims after the war. BROKEN OUT SKIN (•ilcrndly tamed) CHECK ITCHING-BURNING | tbo antiseptic—stimulating way with famous Black and White Ointment. Promotes healing. Uso only aa directed. Clennso with Black and White Skin Soap. I BLACK AND WHITE OINTMtN! • Glass Tops • for Desks, Tables, Dressers Make Christmas Gifts That Are Appreciated f, Bring Your Patterns to Hempstead County Lumber Co. South Fulton or Box 41. 13-3tp ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK O- Nalional Stockyards, 111., Dec. 13 —(/P)— Hogs, 22,50; very active; veights 180 Ibs up sleady with Fri- For Sole or Trade 1941 CHEVROLET, THREE-QUAR- ter ton, pickup. Five heavy duty tires. C. C. Russel, Falcon, or write, Buckner, Rt. 1. 8-6tp throughout the mountains to strike and smash the Nazi offensive. Shrewdly he calls for the destruction of bridges and railway lines. This would represent the most tel- 15ng blow he could deliver, for com- m.unications in Yugoslavia are few and if he cuts the invaders' supply lines the Hitlerites will be ham-strung. Meantime neighboring fitngaria —Hirer's'key satellite in tbt Bal- kr.ns-i.-- in Lie midst of a political jriris involving her conMnaec. loyalty to Germany. Pressure for desertion of Hiiler an'! adherer, ce to their fellow slaves, the Russians i» slrong. This.situa'ion has been inUnsified by the heavy Allied bombing of Sofia, and the United States warning that Bulgaria, Hungary and Rumania must share the "consequences of the terrible de- ieat that United Nations arms are so surely bringing to Nazi Germany." Hitler is rushing troops to Bulgaria to hold his puppet in line. Notice CHRISTMAS GIFTS ON DISPLAY and on hand at my home. Al! kinds of Fuller brushes. 902 South Fulton, Phone 138. Mrs. Leon Bundy. .23 -tt CHRISTMAS SPECIAL FOR 30 days only! Mattresses remade. Sheeting 3.95. Striped tick, 5.95. Free delivery. Phone 152. Hope Mattress Co. 24-lmp day; lighter weights weak to 10 ower; sows 10-15 lower top and julk good and choice 20-270 Ibs 13.70; 280-340 Ibs 12.50-13.30; 170190 Ibs 12.40-13.40 140-1GO Ibs 11.1512.25; mostly 12.15 down; 120-140 Ibs 10.5-1.25 light pigs ranging down to 7.50 or below; bulk good sows 2.10-15 with few down to 12.0; stags 12.25 down. Cattle, 5,500; calves,- 1,500; around 50 loads steers , on sale; mostly medium grades early inquiry somewhat slow; openini about steady on heifers and mixed Legal Notice GIVE MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPT- ions for Christmas. Not rationed yet. New or renewal subscriptions on any magazine. See Chas. Reynerson at City Hall. 30-tmc CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! HAVE your mattress remade. Cobb's Mattress Shop, 712 West 4th, Phone 445-J. 4-6tp I'V • •'I worried about War-time Laundry Curtailments . . . until I learned the short-cut that made my job easier . . . COOKS FAMILY FINISH BUNDLE. LL TYPES OF HOME AND building repairs. Specialize in reroofing. Estimates free. A. M. LARM CLOCKS, STRIKING clocks watches cleaned and fixed. Prompt ssrvice, reasonable price C. C. dwell, 523 W. Ave. D 7-6tp We Gather Up and Deliver Dry Cleaning Let us serve you NOW/ when we can take care of you . . . and AVOID THE CHRISTMAS RUSH! Cook's White Star Laundry & Cleaners Phone 149 Services Offered Rettig, phone 221. 29-lmp Wonted to Rent FIVE OR SIX-ROOM HOUSE. Prefer Ward 1 or 2. Employed in city. Reasonably permanent. No small children. Reference. Call Hope Star. 2-tfdh. NOTICE OF SALE OF TIMBER NOTICE IS -HEREBY GIVEN; That the undersigned, as Guardian for Marie Hatfield, Lile Hatfield and Lenore Hatfield, minors, will offer for sale at public outcry, to the highest and toest bidder, at the east door or entrance to the Court House in the City of Hope, in Hempstead County, Arkansas, between the hours prescribed by law for judicial sales, on Saturday, the 8th day of January, 1944, all the pine timber on the lands hereinafter described eight inches and over in diameter at the stump at the time of cutting, the purchaser to have eighteen months from the date o said sale within which to cut and remove said timber, and will also offer for sale at the said time and place all the hardwood timber on the lands hereinafter describee over twelve inches in diameter a the stump at the time of cutting the purchaser to have eightee months from date of the sale within which time to cut and remove said timber, said lands being situated in Hempstead County, Arkansas, yearlings; medium and good y 11.00-13.50; cows dull; bulls steady mostly medium and good sausage bulls 9.25-11.00; vcalers 25 ligher good and choice 15.25; med- um and good 12.75-14.00; nominal range slaughter steers 8.0-16.00; slaughter heifers 9.00-15.50; stocker and feeder sleers 8.00-13.25. Sheep, 4,000; receipts include around seven decks yearlings; part deck wethers; balance trucked in lambs and ewes; market opened steadv good and choice woolcd lambs to packers 14.00-50 with some | held higher; medium and good [ 12.50-13.75; common throwouts i-iostly 10.00; part deck clipped wethers No. 1 skinned 6.00; wooled slaughter ewes mostly 6.00 down. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, Dec. 13 —(/P)— Grains urned lower after opening with good gains today, profit-taking naking itself felt in all pits. Wheat nnd rye sank well below the previous close, but oats, which had I opened on gains ranging to 3 cents, displayed independent firmness. , There was a little buying in 1 wheat at the start from houses with southweslern connections, atlribu- ed lo middling accounls, but his dried up afer a short period. Most of the selling in all grains appeared to come from local traders, although commission houses were It may be a sign of bowel worms I And these roundworms can cause real trouble! Other warnings are: uneasy stomach, nervousness, itchins purls. If you even aunncct roundworms. Bet Jayne'sVermifuRO today! JAYNE'S is America's leading proprietary worm medicine ; used by millions tor over a wo century. Acts Ecntly. yet drives out rpund- worms. Demand JAYNE'S VERMIFUGE. For Your Gift Shopping Make This An Electric Christmas • Pre-War Floor Lamps and Table Lamps • Christmas Tree Lighting Sets • Desk Fluorescent Lamps, and a • Complete Line of Fluorescent Fixtures • Electric Candle Sticks • A Complete Line of Bedroom, Bath and Kitchen Light Fixtures • A Complete Stock of Electric Accessories Sec Them al Our Display Room and Shop ALLEN ELECTRIC CO. 206 East 14th St. (Ji: % New First Line U. S. Royal Passenger and Truck Tires IN ALL SIZES Legal Notice Gra iree Tires and described as follows, to-wit: THREE OR FOUR ROOM FURN- ishcd apartment for permanent family. Contact Hope Star. 30-lf FOUR OR FIVE ROOM UNFURN- ished house. Permanent residence. Contact Ray Woodall at Telephone Business Office. , 13-6tp NOTICE For Taxi Service — CAUL 679 — (Careful Drivers) IRVING T. URREY Owner and Manager IN STOCK-T Radiant Heaters Automatic Water Heaters Automatic Water Systems Harry W, Shiver Plumbing - Heating The East Half of the Southwest Quarter (EV4 SWVi) of Section Thirty-three (33), Township Thirteen (13) South, Range Twenty-five (25) West, and the Northwest Quarter (NW'/i) and the North Half of the Northeast Quarter (N'ri NEW, and the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter (SW'A NE'A), and the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter (NW'/t SE'/O, and the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (NE'A SW'A) of Section Four (4), Township Fourteen (14) South, Range Twenty-five (25) West, containing 445.59 acres, more or less. TERMS OF SALE: On a credi of three months, and the purchase will be required to execute not with approved surety for the pur chase money, bearing interest from date of sale until paid at the rat of eight per cent per annum, and lien will be retained on said timbe lo secure Ihe payment of the pu chase money, and said timber sha not be cut or removed until sa note shall have been paid in full. The pine timber will be offered separately from the hardwood Umber. WITNESS my hand on this-10th day of December, 1943. CALLIE HATFIELD, Guardian. Dec. 13, 20, 27, 1943. COMMISSIONER'S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That in pursuance of the authority and directions contained in the de- cretal order of the Chancery Court of Hempstead County, made and ntered on the 9lh day of Decem- er, A. D, 1943, in a certain cause No, 6015) then pending therein /herein Annie Lou Houston, Ruth ,. Cain, May T. Blackard, Mary ,ee Anderson, Mary Lee Barnes, nd Margaret C. Anderson and lancy Ruth Anderson, by Mary Lee Anderson, their guardian, were petitioners, the undersigned, Commissioner of said Court, .... offer for sale at public ven- due to the highest bidder, at the east door or entrance of the Court House in the County of Hempstead, within the hours prescribed by law for judicial sales, on Saturday, the 8th day of January, A. D. 19.44, the Allowing described real estate, to- Lots Ten (10) and Eleven (11) in Block C in Carrigan's Addir tion to the City of Hope, Arkansas; and also, Lots Four (4), Five (5) and Six (6) in Block Seven (7) in the City of Hope, Arkansas, in Hempstead County, Arkansas. TERMS OF SALE: On a credit of three months, the purchaser beinj, required to execute a bond as re Good Recap: 600X 550 X 525X •**^3j&P? f ^S? sli fl quired by law and the order and | decree of said Court in said cause, with approved security, bearing interest at the rate of six per cent per- annum from date of sale until paid, and a lien being retained on the premises sold to secure the payment of the purchase money. Given under my hand this 10th day of December, A. D. 1943. J. P. BYERS, Commissioner in Chancery, pec. 13 and 20, 1943. All Best Grade Recaps for Passenger Cars Auto Company Hope R: VOL. 45-.JN6. 51 Stof of Mope, 1809; p r€ »i 1927. Consolldoted Jdnuory 18, 1929. Star fH6 WHATHER Arkansas: Mostly cloudy with occasional snow today; cold wave; temperatures 5 to 10 in extreme north, 10 to 15 in central and 15 to 20 in extreme south portion tonight: HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER U, 1943 (AP)—Means Associated S>tMi (NEA)—Means Newspapef Enterprise Ass'n PRICE 5c COPY Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor ALEX. H. WASHBURN A 20-Year Theme Why Youth Leaves the South Ark • fw... was fresh out of school I landed at El Dorado, mnr, i my earliest observations was that too many young people were leaving the South—which I explained Editorially was due to the fact that cotton farming doesn't give ambitious youth any "elbow room " ambitious youth any .Indian Troops Crash Center "of German Line By WES GALLAGHER Allied Headquarters, . Algiers, face. 14 —(/P)— Indian troops al- Tracking in Ihe center ot the British Eighth Army front in Italy crashed through German defenses and captured a number of prisoners, headquarters announced today, while Canadians along the Adriatic coast «n-lcd back Nazi armored attacks, wrecking tanks and inflicting cas- uallics. Activity of the Fiflh Army front was confined lo artillery duels and patrols, particularly in the Liri val- •tey, but Nazi prisoners taken by patrols said the German 10th Army had suffered heavy losses in rcccpt mountain fighting against American and British troops which captured heights west of Mignano. f* Main ground fighting took place NJiv, the, Eighth Army front. The Germans made a furious attempt to'halt Gen. Sir Bernard L, Montgomery's offensive which is proceeding methodically ..toward the S3 British guns knocked out a number of German tanks which Iried to break through in counterattacks and inflicted casualties on the attackers. The Eighth then resumed its advance and broadened its i /Bridgeheads south and southwest oC JSyrtona in a number of local engagements. Weather was overcast and show! cry on both the Fifth and Eighth | Army fronts. German self-propelled artillery mortars were extremely active, shelling Allied positions along the Liri valley. American big guns replied in a brisk artillery duel. In the air war, American Mitchell bombers attacked a German oil at the Yugoslav port of Split also blasted warehouses at [Sibenik, farther up the coast.. In the other air operations yesterday, fighter bombers and fighters at German gun positions and communications and set fire to ijiolor transport. Two Allied planes failed lo return. STEAKS BREAK UP HOME A man in Milwaukee, Wis,, sued r divorce because his wife pur- JOsely served him tough steaks iflcr he had all his teeth pulled. — • "«.>v- ,*.~— —— FOOT LONG FROGS World's largest frogs arc the ;oliaths. Raised for food, their iodies are about a fool long, ex- ;lusive of their enormous, power- ul legs. So this thai I am writing about today is, within one man's experience at least, a 20-year-old story— a story not much different in 1943 than it was in 1923. The occasion for writing this piece today is a comment which School Group to Keep Out of Politics Little Rock, Dec. 14 —(/P)— Direct or indirect participation of ed- ucution department personnel in forthcoming political campaigns will be counter to a policy established by the state board of education yesterday. The board adopted a resolution offered by Chairman L. A. Watklns of Harrison opposing such participation "in any way in any campaign." •The board asked division heads |and employes to refrain from political activity and directed that the clerical staff "shall not be required to prepare, distribute, mail or actively assist in the dissemination of literature dealing with any candidate's campaign." The board also approved a plan the Southern Weekly (Dallas, I subm| tt e d by A. S. Ross, supcrvi- Tcxas) made upon the .biennial sor of lne slato vocational educational division, to enlarge and add several new services to the existing vocational program. The plan entails use of new federal funds for rehabilitation and training of persons with permanent physical disability. Keeping Up With Ration Coupons {Processed and Canned Foods; November 1—First day for >t ireen slumps A, B and C in Ration Book 4. | November 20 — Last day for '|)lue stamps X, Y and Z in Ration 3ook 2. December 20—Last day for rcen stamps A, B and C in Ra- ion Book 4. 1cat, Cheese, Butter and pats: November 21 — First day for rown stamp L in Book 3. November 28 — First day for lamp M in Book a. December 4 — Last for for irown stamps G, H, J and K in Jook 3. December 5 — First duy for rown stamp N in Book 3. December 12 — First day for Sbrovyn stamp P in Buok 3. ObS*| December 19 — First day for a '^ U'own stamp Q in Book 3. 1 January 1—Last day for brown , lamps L, M, N, P and Q in •pok 3. wgar: INovember 1 — First day for |gar stamp No, 29 in Ration |pok 4. Good for five pounds. jasoline: November 21—Last day for No. coupons in A Ration Book, good three gallons. B and C Lp.ons are good fur two gallons Statistical Summary of Education, issued by the U.S. Office of Education. The federal publication claimed that the 13 Southern Slates stand at the bottom of the list in point of education. In its reply the Southern Weekly wrote: "One set of fundamental facts which is left entirely out of consideration, and which should never be omitted when comparative figures on education arc quoted in Southern newspapers, may be stated in a single sentence. It is this: "The 13 Southern States have 34.79 per cent of all persons of scholastic age in the United States, but have only 26 per cent of the adult population which must rear and educate them, , and they receive only 1C.1 per cent of the national income, out of which the bill for education, along with other expenses of living, must bo paid ... "If the people of the South set aside . for education, precisely the same percentage of their income per scholastic that the people of the rest of the country set aside for this purpose, they. '.would, ha ve for ,aac4v person of school age less than 37 centi to every dollar that the rest of the country would have to spend for the education of each pewon of school age." The Southern Weekly cites as a single example the comparison between Texas, which spends only $70.83 per child per year, and California, which spends $150.15. But Texas has nearly 400,000 more persons of school age than California — while California has over a million more adults than Texas. * * * .What does all this mean? It simply means that the story I was writing about 20 years ago is still true— youth has been leaving the South and its old folks and children while other sections acquired the adult wage-earners that the South had reared and educated. And what is the remedy for this? To fight everlastingly, without compromise, for the economic freedom of the South. The true fipures on education alone, just cited above, are an indictment of the South as a place that puts politics first and economics a poor second. And the revolt is long over-due — us evidenced by the political unrest in neighboring Texas and Louisi- umi, What is economic freedom? It is the right to the same freight rates enjoyed by the industrial sections the right to develop industry as a necessary companion that per of agriculture capita earning so power may be RAF Follows Up Night Raid on Germany London, Dec. 14 — (/P) — The RAF's fleet Mosquito bombers stabed at Western Germany last night for the fourth successive night, the air ministry announced today, skipping through the Nazi defenses to return to their bases without loss. The raid followed up a daylight assault on unspecified objectives in Western Germany yesterday by formations of U. S. Liberators and Flying Fortresses, during which American airmen shot down 15 Nazi fighters to bring to 187 the total number of German planes downed by tha.-EJghtlv: Air Force this month. ' • According to official figures the heavy bombers have downed 257 enemy planes in their last 15 missions since Oct. 20. Fourteen of Che German fighters downed yesterday were bagged by the bomber gunners. The other was dstroyed by the strong fighter escort of Thunderbolts and light- nings, which made their longest round trip of the war in this theater. Marauder medium bombers also went out yesterday for their first mission in eight days, blasting a Nazi fighter base at Schipol near Amsterdam. American losses in the day's operations were five heavy bombers, vo medium bombers and twi, fighters. Cautioning against possible over- optimism at the comparatively low bomber losses yesterday, Maj. Gen. Frederick L. Anderson, commanding the Eighth Air Force bomber command, said the attacks were planned to take advantage of weather conditions greatly favoring the bombers and hampering the enemy fighters. In recent raids the Germans have avoided the'American fighters in order to get at the bombers. Gunners aboard the bombers have destroyed almost twice as many enemy planes as the escorting fighters since Oct. 14, when 60 Falls to Russians ; ij ' • " ' " \ y- -> Fortresses were lost on the raised ... so youth will be willing to remain in the South. Senate Gets Bill to Hike Price of Oil •Washington, Dec. 14 —(/T'j— The administration's anti-inflation dikes .sprang another leak today as legislation to force an increase in crude oil prices moved from House to Senate. Senator Thomas (D-OklaJ announced he would seek to add the measure to anti-food subsidy legislation, also passed by the house and awaiting Senate action, unless the Office of'Price Administration acts immediately to boost petroleum prices by at least 35 cenls a barrel, in line with the House mandate. Both measures have been denounced by administration leaders as inflationary. The oil bill sailed through the House lale yesterday 171 lo 92. It would direct the OPA to order an!Gas company, serving an area be- immediate 35-cent price rise, to be ' Iween Clarksville and Bentonville Schwcinfurl raid and Ihe bombers began flying with heavier protection. Compared with the 257 destroyed by the bombers in Ihe lasl 15 missions, beginning with the Oct. 20 raid on Durcn, the fighters have accounted for 171 .German planes. In addition 65 kills have been recorded on unescorted missions. Nips Finally Admit the Loss of Tarawa New York, Dec. 14 -<-(/P)—The Tokayo radio indirectly acknowledged the loss of Tarawa today in a broadcast reporting that Japanese planes had attacked the American air base there yesterday, The broadcast, recorded by U. S. government monitors, represented the first Japanese admission that the tiny island in the Gilberts no longer is in Japanese hands. Previous Tokyo broadcasts had spoken of a Japanese "victory" in fighting al Tarawa. Little Rock, Dec. 14 —(/P) —The Stale Utilities Commission yesterday ordered the Arkansas Western followed by ceiling udjuslmenls in various fields up lo about 74 cenls a barrel. The average price on a nationwide basis now is aboul 1.18 a barrel. Rep. Disney (D-Okla), its sponsor, argued higher petroleum prices are necessary to encourage (Cpptinued QO F§§e Two) to show cause Dec. 21 why it should not refund to 1943 earnings in excess of $10,000. The order said it was unlikely the company would have earnings in excess of that figure. Jap lines on Two Separate Fronts, Pierced —War in Pacific By MORRIE LANDSBERG Associated Press War Editor Allied soldiers pierced Japanese lines on widely-separated fronts today, keeping pace with the ever- mounting air offensive against enemy bases in all sectors of the Pacific. Two Australian • spearheads forced Japanese withdrawals on the Huon peninsula that bulges out on New Guinea's northeastern coast, while in China front-line dispatches declared the invaders were suffering heavy casualties in the shifting battle of the "Rice Bowl." American bombers struck again at the Marshall islands, where the Japanese apparently have rushed reinforcements. The Solomons air force, ending a three-day bad weather lull in operations, made certain that enemy air .fields remained useless. American fliers were active in the China theatre as well. Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden underlined Britain's co-partnership in the war against Japan in his report todny to the House of Commons on the Cairo-Teheran conferences. . "We should be utterly unworthy of our heritage and our tradition," he said, "if we did not 'at the earliest possible moment deploy all our resources for the purpose of establishing the security of the dominions on a firm basis. For that we have to fight Japan to the bitter end, whatever the cost, however long it lakes." For the first time in two weeks, General Douglas MacArthur's com- munique made no mention of an Allied bombing mission against Cape Gloucester on thp southeastern tip of w J1i¥fe'n'e"se-heid" New'"BnV ain. Intensity of the attacks has led to belief that MacArthur was softening up the area for "an early invasion. With imperial headquarters no doubt wondering where the U. S. Pacific fleet would strike next, the Tokyo radio took a dig at its own navy. "It cannot be said," Tokyo observed, "that the Japanese navy has the war situation under complete control." The Japanese radio finally got around to acknowledging American conquest of Tarawa in the Gilbert islands last month. It did so indirectly by broadcasting that Japanese planes had raided the American air base there yesterday. The Allied communique said Australian fighters were making steady progress in the Huon peninsula campaign. One unit is nearing Lakona on the coast 12 miles north of Allied-held Finschhafen. Another Judge J. S. Utley Dies on Monday Little Rock, Dec. 14 —(/P)— Joseph Simeon Utley, 67, judge of the third division of Pulaski circuit court, died at his home here yesterday after a year of failing health. Judge Utleyj, a native of Greenbrier;, was attorney general from 1921 .to 1925. He was a former state senator from Pulaski county and Vas prosecuting attorney for Hot Spring, Saline and Grant counties from-1911 to 1915. -Two daughters, a son, five sisters and two brothers survive. Khox Predicts "Hard Blows 7 Against Japs Washington, Dec. 14 — (IP)— Secretary of the Navy Knox predicted today "hard blows" against the Japanese in the Pacific in the near future. » "We are getting stronger and stronger," he told a news conference. "The preliminaries arc out of the. way. We are getting ready to drive home some hard blows." He gave no indication of where the might of the United States fleet could be -expected to strike. Knox reviewed the war of attrition and added: "Of course, the whole strategy is becoming apparent. It is perfectly obvious now that what seemed to be only nibbling has been carried on with the express purpose of decimating the enemy's strength. He has contributed by sending down small task forces which have been regularly overwhelmed. One of the "striking things" noted by the navy secretary in the Pacific war is that "we seldom encounter transports and cargo carrying ships in outlying ports held by--the enemy." Because ,of rines, surface ships and airplanes, he said, the Japanese have resorted to the use of barges in attempts to move men and materials to their bases. "Hundreds of these barges have been sunk," he said, "and a great many thousands of Japanese soldiers have been lost in their efforts to relieve beleaguered garrisons." : Discussing the air warfare, he said that Ihe actual figure of losses shows thai six or eight enemy planes now are being shot down for every American plane lost. Generally, he said, operations all over the Pacific are "going forward very satisfactorily. We have had a period of preparation and training. Now we have the equip- menl and men to do a complete job." Referring to "fantastic claims" of the Japanese, Knox said, "there is pressing inland north of captured i hasn't be'en any fight of any size Wareo. Fighting in Central China shifted from the Changtch area to the sector between Shishmen and Lin- li, a highway junction 25 miles north of Changteh. Field reports said Chinese troops had routed the Japanese garison at Shishmen and were in the outskirts of Linli. The 14th U. S. Air Force smashed at the railway yards at Hanoi, Indo-China, and on tacked the Japanese Sunday airbasc at- at Hankow, China, for the second successive night. Pearl Harbor, Dec. 14 —(/P) — Latest war reports along a 1,700- mile Pacific chain of outpost Japanese defenses told today of new air blows against the enemy in the Marshalls and Solomons and slow, steady progress o£ Australian soldiers in the jungles of New Guinea's Huon peninsula. Adm. Chester W. Nimitz reported a 50-ton bombing by Seventh American Army Air Force Liberators of a Japanese cargo ship and shore installations at Emidj in Ja- luit atoll of the mid-Pacific Mar- t over . a ii ce iij n .j -halls Saturday. Jaluil is one of L L"^l —-^ for a month." Committee Votes to Freeze S.S. Tax Washington, Dec. 14 —(/P)— The Senate Finance Committee voted today to freeze social security taxes through 1944 at the present rate of 1 percent each on employers and employes. Senator Vandenberg (R-Mich), who twice before has succeeded in blocking an automatic doubling of the rate, led today's movem.ont. Present reserves, he declared, arc far larger than are required by law. In other important actions, the committee: 1. Ratified, by a vote of 11 lo 10, the House decision to require labor unions and other non-profit organizations to file informational financial returns. 2. Approved an increase in the excess profits lax rale on corporations, from 90 to 95 per cent. 3. Retained the present 80 per respect. several Japanese air bases in the Marshalls which American bombers began pounding prior to the successful invasion of the Gilberts, 300 miles to the south, last month. What damage the latest raiders did was not stated but the fact Ihey encountered only anti-aircraft fire which caused negligible dam- | to corporate normal, surtax and excess profits taxes. SMITHSONIAN FOUNDER The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D. C., was founded by an Englishman, James Smithson, who bequeathed his estate for that purpose. age to the Liberators indicated ' they had ample opportunity to pick their targets. Adm. William. F. Halsey reported that his Solomons air force made 175 sorties the same day as the Jaluit raid on Bougainville island in the Northern Solomons. These were the first in four days but, despite the opportunity afforded by bad weather, Japanese en- sonsumers , gjneers had not succeeded in re « nf sin nnn ... ; : i_ . _« T-»_ _ ... The guitar, one of the oldest musical instruments, .traces uninterrupted luica^e lo 550 B.C. storing a single one of Bougainville's bombed-out airfields and jJxe new raids heaped on more damage. Americans hold a beachhead at Empress Augusta Bay on Bou-i gainviUe's west-cenlral coasl and now have a bomber-fighter field In operation there. Eden Says War Shortened by Allied Decisions By ROGER D. GREENE London, Dec. 14 '—(/P)— Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden, reporting to Commons on the" Teheran-Cairo conferences, declared today "the war will be shortened" by decisions reached with Premier Stalin, and again pledged Britain to battle to the final destruction of Japan. He told the cheering House that Prime Minister Churchill has "still more work to do in the sphere where he is now." Churchill had stayed on in Cairo, meeting' last week with leaders of smaller powers. Quicker defeat of the Axis was insured by the "close cooperation of our military plans" at the Teheran meeting of President Roosevelt, Premier Stalin, and Churchill, Eden declared. "Every plan is now agreed upon. The timing is now agreed upon, and in due course the decisions of Teheran will be unrolled on the field of battle." "The military mission agreed in Cairo" at the British-American- Chinese meeting "on future military operations against Japan." Eden termed Japan as much a menace to Britain as to the United Slates and China, and said Britain still was "a principal in the Far Eastern war" because "to destroy Germany and then make a compromise peace with Japan would only sow the seeds of a third world war." Other highlights of the foreign secretary's report: Turkey: The conference with President Ismet Inonu gave "good hopes" for a "sound basis for future cooperation between our- Russia, America and was "encouraging. Further than that I cannot go today." Post-war: Complete cooperation of Britain, Russia, and the United States is-assured. "We three can work logelher." Eden said "the re- currenl threat of war can only be met if Ihere is an international order firmer in strength and unity than any enemy could seek to challenge." Balkans: A British military mission has been with forces of Marshall Josiph Broz (Tito) in Yugoslavia since last spring, and Britain is doing everything to supply them with munitions and other help. Politically, the Allies are working to unite dissident groups in Yugoslavia, and both King Peter and the government of Tito have agreed to let the country choose its own form of government after the war. Over - confidence: Cautioning against "easy optimism," Eden said "the very magnitude of the plans to which we have set our hands will call for immense effort, We have set ourselves a hard task in the determination to achieve victory at the earliest possible moment. Great battles are impending, and for this we shall need all our strength, all our courage, all our unity, in greater measure perhaps than ever before." Italy: The campaign has been slow due to tremendous difficulties of terrain and weather, but "all the more important hill features arc in our hands, and il seems the Germans may be forced to withdraw farther." Eden's speech opened two days of debate on progress of the war and foreign affairs. At Teheran, he said, the foundation was laid among the three major powers for "close interlay in every move" against the Axis, and "we have not had that until now." While he spoke guardedly of the conference with Turkey, he made it clear thai Russia was included in Ihe expressed hopes for four- power cooperation. The Soviet envoy, Andrei Vishinsky, had intended to be present in Cairo, but was visiting in Italy and could not gel lo Egypt until after the meeting with Inonu. As for Japan, he declared thai ever since Pearl Harbor "we-have been committed to the objectives now set out for Ihe first lime internationally in the Cairo agreement." Those objeclives are lo crush Japan and slrip her of all her territorial gains of 50 years. "We should be utterly unworthy of our heritage and our tradition if we did nol at the earliest possible moment deploy all our resources for the purpose of establishing th(? security of the dominions on a firm basis," Eden continued. "For thai we have to fight Japan to the biller end whatever the cost, and lakes." Last German Stronghold in Middle Dnieper Patton's Visit to Cairo Stirs Speculation Cairo, Dec. 14 — (/P)—The arrival in Cairo of Lt. Gen. George's. Patton, Jr., commander of the U.S. Seventh Army, accompanient by variour members of his staff, stirred speculation today about new developments that may be brewing in the Middle East. Patton's unexplained appearance here yesterday came at a time when possible solidification of the Mediterranean and Middle East commands has been a topic of discussion. No attempt was made to keep the general's arrival in Cairo a secret. After debarking from his plane he was observed riding about the city in a staff car bearing his three-star flag. Inasmuch as there is no other Allied officer of equal rank in Cario the flag attracked immediate attention. (Since the 'Greek and Yugoslav governments-in-exile make their headquarters in Cairo, it is conceivable that Palton might have gone there to confer with them on a possible invasion of the Balkans. (Patton it was disclosed yesterday, saw President Roosevelt recently in Sicily, where they might have discussed such an operation.) Congress Not To Interfere Washington, Dec. 14' —(/P)— Because the high cprnrnand; doesn't want to lose thec'services of Lt. Gen. George S. Patton, Jr., congressional leaders indicated today that unless some new development arises there will be no serious objections to retaining him as head of the Seventh Army. Secretary Stimson made the general staff's view clear in a supplement report on the Patton soldier- cuffing incident to the Senate yesterday, in which he said that Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower feels the serious aspects of the case lies "in the danger that the army will lose the services of a battle - tested army commander." Stimson said that Eisenhower had stressed that three instances in which Patton unduly had upbrajd- ed enlisted men "have not affected General Patton's standing as a tactical leader, one who successfully concluded, in record time, a complicated and important military campaign and one whom his of- Severe Cold Wave Due to Hit Tonight Little Rock, Dec. 14 —(/P)—Temperatures may reach 5 degrees above zero in Arkansas tonight, the weather bureau said today. I ._. D .. „ u ., t w ,,ui.i .na ux-. In *' ie central P art of the state a licers"and men wo'uhfagai'n beVil" i . minimu " 1 of l ° degrees and am ax- however long it ling to follow into battle. This assurance was regarded by some members of the Senate military committee, which has been investigating the case, as indicating that Ihe army has more jobs cut out for Patlon, who led American troops on a victorious dash from Gila to Messina in the Sicilian campaign. The general viewpoint of com- millee members seemed to be that if il is Eisenhower's considered judgment lhat Patton has the confidence of his troops and is needed for further operations of the same type, the committee ought not to interfere. Thus the expectation was that the committee would take no further action, although it probably will continue lo hold in abeyance Pres- idcnl Roosevcll's nomination of 14 generals, including Palton, for ad- vanccmenl in permanent army rank. Those nominations are being held up until commiltccmen also find out who is going to succeed Gen. George C. Marshall as chief of staff, if the latter becomes European Allied commander. The whereabouts of Patton's Seventh Army has been a matter of wide conjecture in congress, although some of its units obviously were fused with the Fiflh Army for the Salerno landing and subsequent fighting in Italy. The supposition has been that the Seventh will be used in further invasion attempts in Italy, France or elsewhere. EX-OFFICER KILLED Tcxarkana, Dec. 14 —(fff— Former Texarkana Police Chief Henry Adams, 68, night watchman at the municipal airport here the past year, was killed last night when struck by a propeller of a four- cngined army bomber which was taxing to a gas pump at the field. Two sons, a daughter, two sisters If we are compelled' for Uie time being to devote the greater part of our human and material re- (Cpntinued on Page Two) I and two brothers survive. During World War I, 15 French dogs were decorated with gold i collars for distinguished scrvirc at I the front. imum of 15 was forecast. Southern cities probably will have from 15 to 20 degree readings, the bu- reua said. By The Associated Press A cold wave which drove temperatures far below zero in northern midland states was advancing into Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska today. Forecasters issued warnings for those three states. Temperatures as low as 5 degrees above zero were predicted for the Ohio valley tonight Continued sub-zero readings were forecast for terrilory north of the extreme northern portion of llli, nois. Duluth, Minn., shivered today with the nation's low reading of 21 degrees below zero; at Minneapolis it was 10 below, and at least 10 below over the entire slate of Minnesota. Madison, Wis., had 3 below. Sub-zero weather prevailed over extreme northern Iowa, the Dakotas, Wisconsin and upper Michigan, with freezing temperatures extending southward to the extreme southern border of Tennessee. The present cold wave was expected to be intensified tonight from Chicago southeastward, a condition attributed by the weather bureau to a southward movement of Arctic air. Light snow covered n narrow belt between the northern portions of Illinois and Indiana, southern Iowa and Nebraska on one border, and southern Kansas, central Missouri and the southern portions of Indiana, Illinois and Ohio on the other. Houghton, Mich., had 6 inches of snow, western Kansas, 4 inches; Sault Ste Marie, Mich., 4 inches; Springfield, 111., 3; Kansas City. Mo., 2; and St. Louis, Mo., 1. A balmy 67 above at Brownsville, Tex., was this morning's high for the nation. "FIRST CALIFQRNIAN" First white man lo look upon California was Juan Rodriguez CabriUo, Portuguese nmiija He anchored in Sun Diego bai, 1542. c '{ „ fi —Europe By EDWARD D. BALL London, Dec. 14 —(/P)— Cher- kasy, last remaining German stronghold on the Middle Dnieper river between Kremenchug and Kiev,, fell today to the charging Red Army. Marshall Joseph Stalin announced >1 the victpry in an order of the day broadcast by Moscow radio. . The new Soviet triumph of arms, came as Gen. Nikolai (Lightning) . Vatutin's First Ukrainian army, turned the die against Field Marshall Fritz Von Mannstem in the > bloody battle of the Kiev bulge. '*• Cherkasy is a strategic .river port <• on the main railway linking Minsk < and Gomel with Odessa on the l > Black Sea. Its capture paves the way for the junction of Russian forces operating out of the Kremen•chug bridgehead with those on the ( southern edge of the Kiev salient. The reluctance of the Germans , to evacuate Cherkasy was emphasized by the desperate and extremely costly battle they fought to cling to this Dnieper port of 50,000 population, the outskirts of ^ which were reached and by-passed on Nov. 19 by the Red Army; "After several weeks of bitter fighting in the Cherkasy area, which was successfully sustained ' against many times superior tank and infantry formations, the Geiman command last night withdrew '; German garison forces from Cher- kasy to shortened arid more favorable positions," said' the broadcast. "Evacuation of this town which for a long time has been utterly "/, devastate.^ was carried put in corrr-, Kit Til O to . r»r*/1ai» '• o n*1''**•» tWAi £"+-,• J.«.. *1_,...__t. JS"^? 1 , plete order and 'wUhbiit«; any 'losses' -' in" men and material," the broadcast continued. •, "It was only after several hours that Red Army units in medium strength penetrated into the ruins of Cherkasy, which had been sown with mines. They suffered additional considerable losses during their entry into these ruins." S T TO >*"l 4 ' "« ' M 1 A ] t £? , $~\ !' '"^P 1 I J «J»i ; A j.**

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