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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 8, 1940
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TUB DOMINANT NBWSPAPElt OF NORTHKART AOW-AMUAO .„,,, „„ „.„ ^~ ^ * -*-^ * * **-' VOLUJIK XXXVII—NO. 18. Bljahcvlllc Daily News Blylheville Courier Mississippi vnllcy Lender Ulylhcvllle Hrrald APEU OF NOUTHKAST AHKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MJSSOUK1 AliKANSAS, MONDAY, AI'KII, 8, 19-10 SINGLE COPIES FIVE British, Nazi Craft Battle In Skagerrak _ OSLO, Norway, April 8. (UP)—Tim Briti.sli navy .struck SK UM-man supply Jiiio.s deep in the Skat'errak today, sinking three i\azi nierehant xhip.s ;uul one of two U-boats that hattletl a BriiLsh warship. * British nnd German survivors of the battle belween lhe submarines and the warship were landed in Norway. It was stated that one of lhe German ships sunk by Brit- Ish submarines—lhe 9.GOO ton Rio ' de Janeiro—was a transport ship that was believed to be carrying more than 200 Germans in military uniform as well as horses anil other military equipment. It was reported that 150 of the MINE NORWEGIAN WATERS Court Says Railroad Un- Cotton Carnival And Cotton Picking Conlcsl Are. Big Subjects Nationa'l Cotton Picking /-I " Conies!: GigaiHic Undertaking 7'lans for holding (he National Cctton Picking Contest In Ulj'lhc- vllle next fall are rapidly forward. It wa.s aniionced today j following cominUli'e mcetjiijis. Commlllees arc already making plans for haiidlinK HIP crowds which me expected to attend. IJox coe Craflon, president of Die Nil- j Uonnl Collon l>lckin« Association, ' which Is lo s|K>nsor lhe cvenl, said "Ambassadors" of the Memphis ' lc(lfty , fa " ow1 " 8 n meeting of U>« Colton Carnival, who were niter-1 co ! U ' C "" ll " "•cmemkms lained here today by the ciiiimbcr!' 1 """" wor)v " Ls ''"'plvetl in of Commerce and 'other business i stl>Bln S a liu '8e event of this type men, pledged their cooperation io "'," , "I'"™ 1 " 1 to «'t>ry citizen of the National Cotton Picking Con-1 Bi . vllR ' villl > nnd Mississippi county on W HI r • T " lc mas ' cl ' I\O Ubllgation lo spankers In ' • Provide Banisters persons aboard the Rio wore dead. Many bodies of victims of Ihe lighting at sea wern reported washed up on the beach at Chrisiinn- sand, in the Skagerrak. A Nor- LITTLE ROCK, Ark Apr B wegmn boat that arrived at Lille- (UP)—The stale supreme court re-' •rand with Mirvivors had five bod- versed and dismissed a Clark coun- 103 on Its deck. l y c | rcmt court judgment for $30- Ihe sea warfare broke out on a COO given Henry G.Hathcock against big scale in the Skagerrak passage the Missouri Pacific Railway Corn- between Norway and Denmark "any. after the Norwegian government,! Halhcock won the verdict in I,™ ,I!f ,T S ' y »'' otcsteti «<«1 *- Imver «>»rt for injuries suffered in r^J^.™"™^ . mi " cs ""« J937 »•""' »* M« "»m . trestle in test lo be staged in Blythevilo next Fall. The iinlimiled value which may be derived from the contest was emphasized again nnd again by °f ceremonips and the luncheon at the iu Norwegian territorial waters. It was not definitely established weather (he Rio de Janeiro was torpedoed Inside Norwegian waters but she went down oil Arendal after refusing to obey signals to halt and being torpedoed bv a British submarine. Norwegian sources said (hat the de Janeiro was believed to carry more than 200 soldiers Fishermen reported seeing military uniforms among the Germans who leaped overboard when the ship was torpedoed. Other German ships sunk during the day by British submarines included t>.e Krcpa of 2,359 tons and the Posedonia or 1,200 tons Both went down in the Skagerrak the Missouri Pacific railroad yards in Newport, Ark. He contended the railway should have constructed a rail on the trestle for lhe safety of anployes. , In reversing the lower court's decision, the supreme court held "railways are not as a mailer of Jaw required lo construct banisters on trestles for the safety of em- ployes." , American Legion Hiil. The caravan of 2fi Memphis business men and four Maids of Colton for Hie Cnrnlvul, to lie held ooiion lor me carnival, lo be held u ^utuuii: ui events wine next month, were informally en- I "°"' lpnln ' lvf; ly iirrangcd will tcrtained by local business men nil<;l5 ' 1>llt n'i'Hicvine nnd ^ Social And Welfare 1 Workers Meet Tonight LITTLE ROCK, Ark., (UP) — Representatives and Apr. a who met old friends and made new acquaintances during (lie almost iwo hours .in which the tour visitors stopped here on a Irip which started at Memphis this morning and went through Arkansas (owns north to Blytheville anil then wesl to Joncsboro before returning to Memphis tonight. Met by the Blylheville school band In formation, with Hie Ting given by the Memphis Chamber ol Commerce on its Corn! Will torn- last year unfurling a welcome, Mayor Marlon Wllllnm.c mid James Terry, president of the Chamber of Commerce, officially welcomed the guests. Colic Stoltz, as master of ceremonies, was introduced by Mr. ] Terry after he had invited (lie visitors to the National Cotton Picking Conlcsl, nnd Mayor Williams had. also spoken briefly. ; . Julian;..Lohmeycr gave the ofn-1 cial invitation to the Carnival and" May Adjourn Late Today; Several Cases Continued During Today's Session Circuit criminal court was prc- public welfare agencies from | all counties of the state will gather •- Little Rock tonight for the of social jJimmle Williams presented Mayor Notes for Norway LONDON, Apr. 8 . (UP)—The Iopening of the annual' stssion "olf British and trench ministers to tne Arkansas conference of social Norway visited the Norwegian r«r- workers, eign office loday and handed in notes which were at once conveyed to Foreign Minister Halvdan Gobi it was reported by the exchaii°e lOgi-apli from Oslo. Report German Activity PARIS, April «. (UP)—A war office analyst reported today that the Germans within the iasl 48 hours had greatly reinforced Iheir forces on llic Baltic and North Sea shores of Germany tensively practised and had ex- embarkation and debarkation exercises. The analyst, in his daily survey, .suggested that there were two hypotheses lo explain Ihe German action: 1—A bhiir to attract the attention of the Allies. 2—Intimation of an intention lo Among the agencies to Uc represented will he the state department of public welfare, the state tuberculosis association, the department of public health, farm security administration, • WPA, unemployment. Williams with a silver cotton boll as a gift.-from the City of Memphis to the City of lllythcville for its cooperation. The four maids Miss Alice Hall, compensation and the service. • Miss Margaret Maid of Cotton for the 1B3D Car-' nival; Miss Irene Woodruff, alternate Maid of Cotton for (he 1910 Carnival; Miss Anne Polls, alternate Maid of Cotton for the 1840 Carnival; Miss .Iimnita Raines, al- teniate Maid or Colton for ' the extension 193S Carnival, were Introduced. Albert Mallory, representing Ihe Balrd of Fort 'Memphis chamber of Commerce " the confer- spoke chiefly of the National Cot- Conlcsl. The master of asked B. A. Lynch, Smith, president of ence, will be in ch: three-day meeting. 'ceremonies Among the guest speakers will president ° f thE ""' i ~ Yor r Dr I ^ ------ "i^.n^^io r L °S' 0 ' ° f ;hc SOCial W °'' k the Farmers Bank land troops Denmark. either Sweden 'Hie Agence radio news agency asserted ;n a dispatch from Stockholm that Sv.-cdcn had ordered defensive measures Intensified, especially in southern Sweden, and was nulling troops to the southern tip of the Country opposite Germany. II was believed here that the Norwegian government would consult the Swedish government before taking action regarding the Allied mine laying oil the Norwegian coast,. The French government, in cooperation with the British government, broadcast the mining warning to the world by radio today, and repeated the warning at intervals as the day progressed. Further, all broadcasting stations emphasized the accusation that the action was necessary on the ground thai Germany had flagrantly violated the rights of neutrals. The Allies, it was said, had M decided to prevent the Germain noni continuing to carry contraband. School of Social Work. Stock Prices -- N " v *"" Trust Company; Harry Khby, amt P'^^nt of ll 'e Rotary Club, am of the New Guy Butler of West Memphis ot to do his part in coo|>eraltng to make the content a national event for Mississippi County, "This National Colton Picking Conlcsl is 'everybody's parly,", Mr. Crafton said. "This Is not an cvenl for Die bcneni of a feiv Blytlie- vlllc citizens alone but one in which lhe enlire county can par- tlclpale," Mr. Craflon said. The schedule of events which are fill den- Mississippi County on the national map. 'I lie eyes of the nation nnd particularly those of the cotton pro- dudny .stales will bo focused this territory, II Ls believed. National radio chuins, national iimt;ii'i'.lncs, ncivs |- t .<,| companies nnd others, will be In lllythcville to "cover" the t'wnl. Tin- commlt- t«' Is particularly inteiTsli-d In ImvhiK the .national picture, maiia- s'liics Ixire to photograph the pickers ul .work, interest In the event bns already boon imllrnlml by llinsi! In liii-jjer centers IncludlnB Memphis, si. l.ouis, Little Dock "ml others. News „ ttl Ihe event have been sent to the Wall Street Join-mil, New York Times. Chicago Tribune and othci "Anally rrcognlml periodicals. " ' " ' ' nol "Although lhc contest „„, „,,,. l>e held until full, it | s necessary for everyone Interested in (hli, ureat event lo roll up his slci-ves now and help put |t over," Mr. Craflon said. "We tire all interested In (ho cotton Industry and many thousands ile|x!nd upon II for a living. U we can create enough Interest in (he Cotton I'lcfclng Contest, II should mean much to every In lhc cotton belt and piirtlctilarly to us In Mississippi County," Mr. Crat- Imi concluded. paring to adjourn ctoday if the case of Fred Duurcc, negro charged with murder, was finished. At 1:15 o'clock Ihis afternoon, the slate had almost, completed Its case and. witnesses for Ihe defense were lo lake the stand shortly. Dupree is charged wllh ilic mur- of another negro, Jim Bush, (lei 1 who was falnlly Saturday, March 31, as the climax (o an nr gumcnl over a len-cent loan. Percy A. Wright represents lhc defendant. Several important cases, scheduled for this term, were not tried. Among cases continued were those of W. S. '"Pete" Barnes, charged with assault wlUi inlcnl lo kill in connection with the critical wounding of C. A. Cunningham Iti a street altercation more than n year ago; Cecil Gatewoo dof l*ach- ville, charged with a statutory of- Mrs. Leech's Father Dies Sunday Morning Dr. B. Flint, father of Sirs. J. A. Leech, died Sunday morning ul his home In Orange, Calif., where he had been 111 for some lime lie was 78. Mrs. Leech was wllh him, twins thwc by plane last, Wednesday when his condition became serious. Funeral services were to be held today In Orange and lhc remains will be sent to Mayfleld, Ky., where services will be held Friday morning wllh Byrns Funeral Home In charge, and burial will bo made at Wlngt), Ky., where the family lived for many years. A piiyslclim,.- of .Kentucky, for many years, Or. Flint went to California 15 years ago where he practiced for a number of years before retiring. He had visited in the Leech home several times since they moved lo Blylheville. Besides Mrs. Leech he Is survived by his wife. Mrs. Beitlm Leech, and another daughter, Mrs. Kugo Kinner, also of Orange. Mr. Leech will join Mrs. Leech and other members of the family In Mayfleld Thursday and a number of friends will attend lhc .services Friday. Among these will be Mr. and Mrs. A. Conway. ville, charged with a statutory of- M nn |l, f|IJ D U I fcnsc after a charsje of kidnaping. 1 " 011 " 1 Uld Ba »y « A. T. T. Am, Tobacco ' Anaconda Copper Beth. Steel Chrylscr . ........^., Cities Service ...]... Coca Cola Gen'l. Elect. ......... Ocn'l. Motors Int. Mont. Ward N. Y. Central 175 ai t-8 30 5-8 31 00 5 128 39 56 the Arkansas Revenue Department, lo speak briefly. O'Brien, chairman of the was dismissed, and Cleo Hooker of Lcachvillc, charged also with « statutory offense In a companion Found Dead In Bed Cotton Trades Association Backs "Use Co I ton" Campaign H. O, West of IMylhevllli', well known cotton man, was reek-clod president of the Arkansas Cotton Trade Association, which Includes Arkansas and Missouri, In the un- inml mcelliiK of .lhe group Kalurday In Ulde nock. ' I'. II. Sliiiuions of uttic Rock was eleuled rirsl vice- presldenl, \v s > Turner of IJlllc Hock, vice prcsl-1 dent mid secretary, nnd Helen S ' liotsford, nsslslnnl sucrulnry and treii.siirer. Kxccullvc com mil Ice tncmbcrs chosen were Mr. West, T. w. Kccsce of Helena, A. M. Collon of Pino uluff, William T. Hnd- gcns of Tcxaikaim, Hex P Mc- Ciiisllon of Newport uml Tracy Jones of Lllllc Hock. Mr. W"-' and Mr. iCccscc were, appointed rectors of the Ammum Cutlon Shippers Association. A proposal Tor a "Cotton Week each month o, b l' u >c sroni - ....(.a^^, events lo be fostered by lht> N«- tlonul Colton Council, the National Association of cotton Manulactu- Stern Action Unprecedented; Nazis Aroused Ky United I'ress Croat Brilain m ,,| i^nec slnrlei! un m.prcccdente,] eeo loimc ..llensivt! a^amsl (lernmny today ;illd dared the . " l» reply with armed lorec—a move that might easily si ~~~ "*' lie war to new fronts. The Ural blow In a campaign expected to spread Immediately to the Halkans and other distant IleMn wits the mining of three areas of Norwegian constal water In contradiction of Intel-nations law. Germany replied through offlcta linois Vole Regarded As Rooscvelt-Dewcy Popularity Contest WASHINGTON, April 8. (UP)— President '- Attorney Thomas E. Dcwcy can be- 11 come the outstanding prc-convcn- al Tor n "Cotton Wi-oit" ,," I"' 05 " 01113 !m Dmioenillc and i of tie w«rw,, ,,S,i * c > mmlci "' Pi-MUIciillal nomination ui will 1,suJi?P lomn "'<™ « H'cy repeat In Illinois ie follee. bv' ff« '' !' m ^! lsk " «'* P^V »W«- rle.5 In Wljiconsln. Mr. Itooscvelt \s opposed by vice President Join rcn. the Cotton Textile t,. I, ' f' nn i'' N ' °"" 1Cr l " I1U the American Collon Mnnufn • «« ' 5 S % del^T'T' 1 ', V, 1 "!? 1 " Association the Wholesale- in-v i , ^ dclegalcs lo both lhc ooods i^tiVwtt, 0 "uii u 0 '*;;,," 11 ' 1 peMoerotto iwti0 "- relulls stores tln-oiighoul, the na- conunUl lion In his animal message, Mr. West reviewed work of Ui« usaoclnllon nnd set forth Us purposes as lhc promotion of the general welfare of the cotton Industry In Arkansas and Missouri, nnd encouragement of kindred associations, its membership Is mndc up of Ilrins, corporations nnd Individuals of good character and standing, 'who nrc engaged In Die business of buying irknnsas, he said. Tin; association took cognizance of a recommendation by W. T. Allison of Lit lie Hock for use of cotton fabrics as covering for cell- ln«s nnd walls In homes, hnlls, hospitals and other public buildings. A Little Rock Interior decorator, Harry Pride, said use of such material would "slop lhe unsightly nnd some- limes dangerous checking and cracking of walls and ceilings." Another new use lor cotton suij- jeslud was an Insulation nmlerial in building.?. E. R Cstlclim. manager of the Swift- & Company oil mill in Little Rock is reported Unit Swift & Company "Is spending more limn SLOUO.OOO lor colton goods." . Inns linl lhe urlm.-iry ballot Is nol binding. Son. Arthur H. Vnndcnbcrg (Rep., Mich.), who wns overwhelmed In liwl Tuesday's Wisconsin iirlumry, opposes Dewcy In Nebrnskn. Mr. Koosevcll Is unopposed, nciiraska'a convention allotment Is H delegates. Development of strong Democratic orgnnlKntlon support, for Mr. KooseyeU's.__ nomination lins cons thnj Oar- lit flllnoh Chicago Vl> ™,"' 1)Illlal lms sources with Btrong warnliiKs th'a the Reich would strike back *W (jrcnt [lower and there weie rcix)rt.s In Denmark lhat Na?l warships— esllnmtcd to number 15 craft—were steaming out. of the Baltic sea presumably lo engaue the British These reports were imconlhmed however, and were doubled In neutral sources since the British want nothing more than n chance to ge at aermniiy's 1UU 0 navy on the open seas. Niwl aerial retaliation WM believed more likely ngalnsl Brltlsl warships guarding the new mine llelds. Norway, imtler threat of German counter action that would spread the war lo Scandinavia, piotested vigorously against the British and French action lit laying the mine "elds, but It wns obUous that the nllled powers would pay onlj formal attention lo the expectec protests. The fact thai'Norway demanded immediate removal of Die three fields-designed to cut o(T all German tranic, Including hon ore ships through Norwegian coastal waters nlrendy had been offset by a B'lt- Isn. warning that If the fields ,'ere swept by Norwegian's ihcy would He laid ngaln.'-' '• ' . I'-iirtherinofc, : (j lc • • .i-^ivj mi; ixuiiiyJiJiStl UlllCnt'O i *"V* t i \iit; JUi llLSll mnchliic nnd Gov. Henry D. Hor- " cct '" nndetcnnliied stiengtl: ner's down-slate rctulners are sll>ni " ll ' lr "" "•" " •-whooping It «p for a third term. Observers report Oarner's prospects limited lo the accumulation of a protest, anti-third term vole, at best, and New Dealers claim they will out-vote lhc vice president lii Illinois by eight or more lo one. Under those clrcumslnnccs and with Dcivoy unopposed, the Illinois 1)011 Is In somo respccls a popularity contest between llic two New war . off the Norsyeghn coast to tnko on any German vessels that might try to remove the mines. Thus the Allies, while offering- technical excuses for their violation of International law ii order to keep the record straight left no question that they me now ready to B o the limit, regardless o ( the tale of. neutral nations. The allied notion not only slopped all Norwegian coastal shipping- fm* (lin. *[..._ !.-!._ . . .. £1 ^ * .-j > I/I;I»\VLLU LIU! IsVO "NCw ' f -.- D -.... •,*.!.. im t o*ii|ijjui£ Yorkers, n young Republican hold-11? 1 ' l ™ ," mc kolll « bill It was de'"•• '•'•• "— -•- sieiiwi to prevent Qerman nava Ing ills first elective office In New ..IB .110 ninv L-lc-CHVi: OlllCe 111 rxCW [i , .--.^ UWUHUII JltlYU York comity nnd a man who lias ," 1"* tloln , f " W "S ^vantage ot \\fnn rii<lf>n n.i» n b n ,i 1 1 _ , ll111 K11C5S nilfl rnP Nncu-noln-% Ann ^» Harvester 55 3.4 North Am. Aviation Packard ..... Phillips ......... '" ' Republic Steel Sccony Vac Stndebakcr Sid. of N. J. ., Texas Corp U. S. Steel .. 54 3--1 18 25 1-2 3 3-4 30 1-2 1 22 5-8 12 12 47 3-8 43 5-8 .. CHI WHEAT New York Cotton May July Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. open high low close 1065 1043 089 973 069 930 1067 1045 S89 975 970 10S1 1038 984 360 989 960 056 1057 1015 989 075 970 9SO prev. close 10S3 1038 987 970 969 958 New Orleans Cotton prcv. open high low close close May . 1077 1081 1077 1081 107fi July . 1052 1055 1019 1055 1050 Oct. . 992 994 989 994 990 Dec. . 977 079 917 »79 975 Jan. . 9G9 972 969 972 9CT Mar. . 963 964 901 9S4 960 Chicago Wheat Open High Low close . • W33-4 1043-4 1035-8 1041-4 July . 1027-8 1031-2 1021-2 103 Chicago Corn trial now, the court was in . , • — «' .»~ Judjje Neil Killougli, of Wytme, ioi;s.ii B committee for members of j is presiding in lhe criminal divl- ihe more than 100 bands, which sion which opened last Monday. wi.I play at the Carnival, com- mentcri upon Blyllicville's band < D ,,- e . , c ., which had become widely known KepUDlIC Meel rails siuuuujy unensu in n companion nm.. nr ,,, S3' nr^r^'lnforS; * J""?«' "' "- At ^ ^ ^ Les Uacherig, chairman of iour. pledged cooperation in Cotton Picking contest In ..... . by his parents at their home near Holland. The baby, who had been quite mollier only about an hour before she went to his bed to find him , Arrives At Hospital; What Is believed Hospital In I born been twice elected prci-lrtptn. Rites Held At Joiner For Half Moon Girl Funeral services were held Suni day afternoon at Joiner for Geneva l , .\orthlngton. llitcc-year-old daugh- ' of Mr. and Mrs. w. I,. Norlhlng- T Ail ' f o • ! sllc wcm to hls 1led to nn<l him i""'"" '""'' c °nscciilivcly 10 UDtain Case Keviewj dead. He wns an only child. |"" 5 ' " oy lml > lc s arrived, wns broken nut: >ty icr ui ivzr. and Mrs w r. Wnriiitriw t i — " u "iuciuiiiea IB Blrl ton of ,i aM Moon who dSte Setwe"" ^ UICd ln UlC Ska 8« r »" liofm-n i.',.iHn. 1.1 ..„..,... .. nelwccn Norwav and rv>nmm> l-'i-iday night. The baby had been ill several weeks of malaria. oiiel talk. Early Maxwell, promo- WASHINGTON, Apr. 8. (in 1 ) — lions editor of the Commercial .Hfpi'Wic Steel Corporation losl to- Appcal. said he hoped to see Ely- da >' its nttcmpL to have the su- theville high school beat Little l«~ L 'mc court review a National LaRock and to win the 1010 state >> or Relations Board order direct- football championship, in the nnal in » rc-instatcmenl of approximately remarks made. 5,000 C. 1. O. workers with Imck Wearing while carnations, bolls W eslimaled by the union at more of collon and "Memphis" minia- lhnn 55,000,000. lure banners, lhe caravan led at Tilc ni S" tr ll>unal refused lo con- 2 o'clock for Manila, Lcachvillc, s(tler Republic's pica that it set Par.igocld, Jonesboro and Tru- aside a unanimous third circuit' mann. Enroule here tliey stopped i collrt of appeals ruling upholding al West Memphis, Marion, Joiner, I lllc NLRB's decision that the company's unfair labor practices caused u.-v.. • it mi;* nil uinj (JILJIVJ. l . . —' •-"" "• •j.. 1 ^i. MI »n;» i:un wl I KS 01 111R10T111 Fimcral services were held Sun- *, , y " " so " wns bom lo "Mltles her pnrenls the b'-ibv U '" - -' Cooler where ,''' n " ;1 Ml ' s - Jolln Tyrone, of this survived by three sisters, 'Marie, day afternoon ul, burial wns mndc. HnmiR Pimcral charge. Home was In eight pound, four ounce It Is figured by automotive experts that lhe average annual up- ~~ keep cost ot a car during a year The IISP nf amomus to ?M2 . That fignr/In- manufaSe o young man was Hie first male to , be born at the hospital in several weeks. , Maureen and Ethel Nortlilngton. Hnnim Funeral Home « In charge. . , The gasoline has been In i»won *-r«.\, <„ <W, vayT h, Wilson. Osccola and Luxora. Other Memphis men making the trip were: Dr. c. R, McLnughlln. Joe Thoniason, j. D. Ralph, Leslie Thornton. Clinton Walker, EvvJng Carrnthers, Ed Kuhn, Robert Fred- cricks. Cm-ley Bruner, IT. G. Kingston. Jesse Follz, Paul Mercer, Fred Christejibury, \v. L. Breed, Dick ir«iiiH chisio. 1 driver ' ' May July High Low Close 557-8 511-8 505-8 571-3 53 1-8 58 1-4 58 58 1-4 Livestock m ST - LOUIS - '»• April 3. (OP)-Hogs: 13.000-12,500 on sate Top. 5^5 170-230 Ibs., 5.15-525 140-160 Ibs., 4.25-4.75 Bulk sows, 4.25-473 Cattle: 3,050 Steers, 7.50-8.75 Slaughter steers, 6.50-11.25 Mixed yearlings, heifers. 7.50-900 Owcola Welcomfs Tourists OSCEOLA. Ark.. Apr. 8.—Music by the 35-plccc Osceola high school band, cheers from nn enthusiastic group of boosters, greetings extended by city officials and a gen- crel good time was enjoyed this morning when the special delegation of Cotton Carnival Boosters drove to Osceola for an hour's stop on their good-will tour of this section advertising and emphasizing the Memphis Cotton Carnival May 13-18. Les Enchcrls of Memphis headed the delegation that came by special bus and made stops nt other towns the strike of "Little Steel" in 1937. Mandatory Deportation Bill Held Unnecessary WASHINGTON, Apr. B. iUP)~ ---. I President Roosevelt today vetoed i-TCrt Thomas, | as "unnecessary" a bill passed by :zy HoMii and j congress to provide for mandatory I deportation of alien saboteurs, spies I and druj addicts. In a message accompanying the veto he said he believed that the government should be and Is cm- drivers. force in the United Slates for 21 During that period the tax more than $9,- takcs from tiicni ammally. How U. S. Super Bomber Will Oullly All Others powered to deal firmly with persons guilty of espionage and sabotage, but that the proposed law "may result In hardship not commensurate with the benefits lo be derived from this legislation by the rom- WEATHER Arkansas Pair, cooler. li?ht on the way here and were sched- I in west porllon. tiled for luncheon ' , . frast in north portion tonight. Tuesday fair, rising tempmlures l at lhc American Legion Hut, then Slaughter hellers, 6.80-1000 Hpftf /*n»-c C n- >•*•- "•«« - - --..*» WV^HJJI imi., uicn CutL?^ ? 6 ' 25 ovor " I8 ' lwny 1S lo Ml "'»^ Leach- Cutters and low cutters, 6,50-11.25 (Continued on Page 5) slightly cooler tonight with lowest temperatures about 44; Tuesday fair and moderately cool. U.S. Sup«r Bomber 6000 ml. ran3< 28 ton bomb load Jss nnd the Norwegian coastal waters to ship out to the north Atlantic. Tiie laying of the mine fields lowcver, obviously was merely the first blow In the broad nllled cam!>n t-n, which made its success or failure that much more Important to both Britain and Germany; British warships nnd submarines German U-boats nnd unidentified Norway and ix-nmaik where three German vessctsl Including a military transport) and one German submarine were sunk Survivors from a British warsh'ip that fought with two Nazi U-boats were landed in Norway. i;idlcntln» Hint Die British naval vessel had been sunk. Bodies were washed tin along the Norwegian coast. • . .German threats ngalnst the Allies and any neutrals who tolerated allied Inlercference to enforce tnc blockade of the Reich mounted to a new crescendo as the Nazis charged that Great Britain was plotting n "sabotage" expedition nsainst Gentian supply lines in the Danube river as iveil as aiong tne Norwegian coast. For the moment, the Allied drive to seize the initiative from Adolf Hitler appeared to nave i. ian »' strntc'lcal advantage. Their big problem is 'o choke off supplies for the German war machine and to open a new front through which Germany might be attacked without the sacriilcc of a vast number of soldiers on the western i'ro:u. 1. German charges through the official news agency that iii addition to the "rape" of Norwegian neutrality, the British plotted an invasion of the Danube river; by manning, small boats and barges to sail up the river and sabotage German communications n, V .-. vital Rumanian and Black Sea"oil areas. 2. Ita!y and Yugoslavia were reported considering the advisability of closing the Adriatic In ord?r io guard against allied naval action there against German shipping from Yugoslavia. This raised grave problems In connection'• with Ital- Ian relations with the Allied >wcrs. but it was pointed out that loads across the Atlantic am! return without stopping warplmies of other nations ^ouuTcross "or «'« entrance to tnTArirhH^ irTe almost cross the oipnii, as Indicated on map, bul co«id not return to (Heir bases Blast marks Indicateifj. rwj " Waily M the British guar limit of each nlane's radius thc alb « 1 'a'' entrance to the Merii terranean

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