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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS >'"•• DOMINANT NEWSI'APRR OF NOIVI'HKA Be ARKAVKAS A«n Q ™,.,-„„,o ,.. "*"•* * * *~ / VOLUAIK XXXVII—NO. 22. Blyllievlltc Dally News Blytheville Courier Mlssslsslppl Vnlley Loader Blytlicvllle Herald HEWSPAPBTl^OF NORTHKA ST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MlttlUUUJ London, Paris Fear Blitzkrieg Attempt Through Netherlands -AKKANSAS, KHIIMV, APIill, 12, Berlin Claims Norwegian Move Is Unchecked LONDON, 12. (UP) —Tension increased through western Europe todny in the belief that Adolf Hitler might at any time embark on the supreme gamble of his career with a gigantic German offensive on the western front. It was believed In some quarters tlmt any attnck would most likely be made through The Netherlands and Belgium with lightning swiftness and on a scale equaling if not surpassing the historic German attack on Verdun In 1916. Home leaves of the French annj and the British expeditionary forces and Royal Air Force in France had been suspended. Belgium and The Netherlands, determined to defend themselves, had made new military preparations. Netherlands authorities had started emeiiating some women and children frnm German frontier areas. 1JKRL1N, April 12. (UP) —The official news agenc; claimed today that a British Some military experts here suggested Ihnt, the entire German Scandinavian operation, dramatic as it was and entailing ;i great nnval'nnd air force engagement all . (lie way from (lie Kattegat at the entrance to the Baltic to the Arclie region of the Norwegian west coast might have been only n preliminary to a Germnn western front offensive—the meeting of the army Hitler believes to be Irresistible- and the French and British armies entrenched in the MaglnoL they believed . defense^ jtnc;•'•whlel to be Immovable. The tension noted in western Europe was felt over the entire continent. It reporled that _ v .,!,., i k-i/vji ICV1 VIIUV Germany might demand facilities for transit of troops-and supplies from Sweden. Tlie Swedish coast had been mined and the key Swedish port of Halmslad had been blacked out during the night. Premier Benlto Mussolini was reported to have called five army classes <o the colors. Rumania was nervous over the possibility of nction by either Russia or Germany. Britons resigned themselves ton wait ol possibly several days for full details of the naval and air force lighting In tlie Skngetrnk nnd the North Sea. It was recognized that time might to 300 years England and prove an urgent factor boll ^nndinatla T wt ^"T'Ll" j!™ 5 * ™™*« '" *™^ «« ">any to eslnblLsl, communication ^"T.,P " C °", lc Inle ™«"J. even lines to support its forces in Nor- , • , f ° V y soug U to ° Wa(n way. it was up to the allies to cut ,, . '"', rl ° hls ' Todil >'' '""'vcver, any such line and. bv a series of 1 s °" 1y one |1CQ ) )lc m Germany i, which heeds but one voice. That aircraft, carrier and a British cruiser had been bombed and a large warship, presumably British, destroyct by fire in the North Sea. But it still made no mention ol the reported major naval battle in the Skag'crrak. The agency said tnnt -Winston Churchill, first lord ol the Brit admiralty, wns using reports of fighting off Norway "to admit heavy losses that he" failed to reveal when they occurred." It said that the British battle ship Rodney, for Instance, which Churchill announced yesterday had been struck by a bomb off Beigen Tuesday, actually had received Its damage Scapa the German air .Flow March 15, raid The agency snld a similar case in [joint was the damaging by a mine of the Rodney's sister ship Nelson, which occurred In December nnd wns not admitted by the British, for two months. The British destroyer Glow Worm which the British yesterday reported lost in netion off Norway, actually wns sunk two weeks ago by German planes which attacked a British . convoy, and its "loss was reported; at the time by Scandinavian neivigapers, the agency said. - -Tlie' agency said Gerrann planes attacked British warships 125 miles northwest of Dromthetm, Norway, yesterday evening, bombed and severely damaged an aircraft carrier and scored two hits on a cruiser. It reported from Narvik Ihnt fishermen arriving there Thursday from Lofoten, near Langoe, said they had seen a large, one-funnelcd War Action Plotted On Map *»^— •-- , i Allied Warships Try To Blast Way Into Entrance To Oslo SINGLK COPIES FIVE CENTS held by Germans ATLANTIC OCEAN Two British lost, report Gcnmm .cruiser sunk. Numerous naval cit'r botlles foging up nnd down Norwegian const Both sides claiming victories: t Bfitish fleet units reported attacking Nazi cruisers. British cloim plones cfamag enemy cruiser. | NORTH SEA' Two Germun cruisers 10,000 ton BluL'chcr, 6000 ton Karlsruhe sunk SWEDEN . . , ~^i -.^. \ Kristidiuond & Killing Frost; Is In Prospect 11 re Tonight Hl.vUK-vlllo's wenllior fell below llii! fri'c/,liii; point lust night mid promised to do likewise tonight . with a forecast ol "heavy or klll- l"c frost" for this section, Whether MbwKilppl County's damage to gardens and crops wns serious has not yet been learned us extension agents slnrted ft tour to check but It Is known that some dnmiige wfis done. The olllelal thermometer went to 31 degrees—one degree below free?.- Ing—nnd n stiff wind, which almost reached storm sbc-, did not help conditions. Minimum temperature throughout Ihe day nnd night wns 00 degrees niul It continued cold today. The drop (o another cold wave, In what It Is hoped Is winter's Insl stand, started yesterday noon anil so rnptdly did the mercury fall and the wind :blow tlmt 11 seemed midwinter by fl o'clock In the afternoon. Action on Europe's northern «•„,- f,- 01 ,t k S|10TO ol , lll( , |ll)OV( . rushed to tills pnpcr by telcplioto. Dr. V. R. Fox, J. P. Garvett, Robert L. Others Accused Elben, LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April n- Agents of the Bureau of Narcotics )me the a British warship. "Tlie surest guarantee ... „„. final success h the altitude of the full arc seven persons, including four doctors, yesterday as they opened a om concerted drive to stamp out ille- snles of narcotics which were pio- ganda Minister Ooebbels said. "For Ihe German ports. dangerous coastal raids to attack " forces in Norwegian People remained convinced that the allies had won a notable victory in naval and air operations in the north. But today's newspapers clearly .showed their disappointment that Winston Churchill, first lord of tho admiralty, had been unable to announce a smashing allied victory in his House of Commons speech - . _„ that reports of such greatly extended engagements must come slowly, ft toot several days to clear up the details of the battle ot Jutland, the last groat naval engagement between Britain and Germany. Nevertheless there was disappointment. "In some ways the (Churchill) statement fell short of expecta- yesterday. It was recognized tions." safd the Independent-con servatlvc Dally Mail. "Tliougli tlie German navy lias been 'rippled in important respects,' Churchill was unable (o claim (lie wholesale sinkings which had been variously reported." There had been no official reports of naval fighting for many hours after Churchill's speech, though It was believed certain that any number of engagements were being fought. Ostend, on the Belgian coast, reported frequent explosions from 9 o'clock last nlghl onward off the northwest Belgian coast, as U warships or warshl|>s and planes were fighting in British waters. Ntcu- port, Belgium, reported two big explosions, one at 2:15 p.m. yesterday, the other at C p.m. oil the FrCnc!l C0ast ' smuggled to Narvik In .,eemln<Mv The air ministry announced that empty iron boats before' Hie in Royal'Air Force planes had made vsslon began, a 'suokwnwn «id two attacks last night against Oer- ••<"- ............. "!™x«tnan saw man planes at Stavauger, Norway, airport. this great transformation has been brought to pass is an historic achievement ol the national socialist movement. Full of faith. Germany today (urns her eyes toward Prance .States District Attorney Sam Rorex snld many other arrests will be made within a few days. Already under arrest were- Dr. W. E. Bailey. U8. 2102' Rock street, who maintains an office in the Donaghey building Dr. Wallace Haitman, 01, of 1511 nek street, who maintains an of- the fuehrer. He make good Ills ward. This war slinll end with the most glorious victory of otir history." Responsible sources insisted that Oerman reinforcements were pouring into Norway through the ports of Oslo, Bergen and Stnvniigerand claimed that coastal batteries In Norway had been manned by the crews of the sunken ' cruisers Bluecher nnd Karlsruhe, the only losses Germany has acknowledged In the Scandinavian campaign. Tlie high command announced yesterday evening that the invasion of Norway "continues on schedule." and that two more British -destroyers had been stink at Narvik, making the total six British destroyers at that port alone. The newspaper Hamburger Frem- denblatl said thai British reports of sea fighting nlonj the entire Norwegian coast were- "propaganda colored rumors." and that "the situation really is characterized by the tact that the surprise elcmen't of the German action had Us fullest effect." Of the German losses reported by Churchill yesterday, a spokesman here said. "We know before 10 „, T¥ t |y|((<^ y(l| he made the speech that not , u per cent of It would be true, however we are glad Io see lhat he admits losses. That is something new for him." Asked aljoul Churchill's statement that German troops had been The second largest desert area In the world Is In the Interior of Australia. , . "We don't Indulge In such nets of piracy." Natives of northern Brazil use solution nt T aler and "«.vi ntKl ijiuuuu coffee beans as an eye lollon and for wounds. after several weeks of undercover work by narcotic agents. Untied « • "" ill LH II !,•> HI! ficc on West Mnrkhan, street Dr. Vcrnon n fox praciicinK Physician at Lcachville.' Mississippi -aunty. Robert Lee Elben, owner of the — •-*-««, ui> m;j ui I S-iben Drug Store at Leachville. Dr. J. M. Stanford, practicing pnyslciaii nt Russellville. fan Howeii of Russellville reported to be under a five-ycar'pro- chargc °" " " rCVlmiS nareo «<* Dr. Pox. Elben and Oarrett were arraigned before United Stales Commissioner Dean R. Untiscy at Batesville, Dr. Fox being released under 81,000 bond and Elb-n and Garrctl under SSOO bond ca-h They enlcred rot guilty picas , " ' JessR Jones Predicts They'll Be "Fighting On Same Team" SIEEL rs GUI IN EMM Wauls Each Man Displaced By Machines To Get $500 WASHINGTON, Apr, 12. (Ul'J- Chalimnn I'lilllp Mim-ny of the J. 1. O's Hlccl Worker.* Organizing Ctommltlrc lolil the 1-vdnnl Mnuup- Jly Committee that dismissal \>ny of »( least $500 per mun mill n re- .lucllon tu (he maximum work week io 30 hows, would case tlio prob- ot men o. Slock Prices T. . . . ... Am. Tobacco 172 3-1 91 1-4 RICHMOND, Vn., A|)ril 12 (UP) —Federal Loan Administrator Jesse If. Jones predicted Inst night that President Hoose-vcll and Senator Carter Glass (Dem,, Vn.), would lie "fighting on (he same team" during tlyj 19-10 election. The statement, was made n! Uin IGth annual banquet, of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce and was significant because Glass has boen one of Mr:. Roosevelt's most bitter critics. The president tins described the Virginia .statesman ns an "unreconstructed rebel." Jones (old those attending the banquet that although Mr. Roosc-, vclt ami Glass "do not sec eye to| eye on particular measures" both have been fighting on the same lemii n long time and will lie again In (he coming election, Discuss Work For County A. E. A. Units The setup and tvo rk far affiliated units for this cotmly In Hie I Arkansas Education Association was discussed last night when superintendents and principals of Mississippi county met nt Reiser lor the monthly session. Carl Dird, of Wilson, led In the round table discussion which tol- lowed dinner. Girls of the home economics department served tlie dinner under the direction of .Miss Ada Mae Burton, Instructor. Schools represented were Blytlic- vllle. Osccoln. Luxora, Shawnee. Wilson, Carson, Kelser and Mississippi County nigh school. New York Cotton Litigation Between State And FSA Contractor Seems Likely IjlTTLE ROCK, Ark., Apr. 12.— Payment of sales tax on .materials IKI:! !;:, constructing housing units in two''Rjrm.i Security Administration-' homest&Rdr-p'roJects ;.lnV_Arkim- sns has been demanded by Ihe slate Revenue. Department. Frank'-Paco Jr., department Iiuv- yer, said payment of Ihe Uix hus been asked of Buford llracy, 1,11- llc Rock contractor, who built Ti houses at the Plum Bayou Cooperative. Association project In Jefferson county and 44 at Clover Bend, Lawrence county. The state contends lhat Mr. Brncy contracted to build (he Individual home owners on pnch project. Lnkyors for the contractor maintained Hint, all negotiations had been -between htm and Ihe federal government. Mr. Pace said he anticipated that lawyers for Mr. Drncy would file an injuncllve suit in Pulaskl Chan Icm ol displacement machines. Murray estimated that IIO.COO workers in the steel Industry linvc been displaced by Icchnoiojlciil advances In the lust 10 years nnd declared tlinl -10.030 mare, employes are scheduled to lose tliclr Jnbs to machines "within a few ycnrs." The number displaced In nil Industries In the ln s t decade HIM from 1,000,000 to 2,500,000 workers Fourteen nddltloiinl steel plants are scheduled Io be abandoned nnd 18 small companies will be forced to quit business because ol technological advances. Workers who cannot be re-absorbed In Hie Industry should re- ccivc n dismissal wage of 10 cent of [he earnings [or a 10 year period, Murray told the committee. This should lotiil nl least $800 he snld. Rock contractor, who built Tl Will Siu-r^r! t-K,-,-,, !<",,.}„ scs at tlie Plum Bayou Co- W , ' 3ll <-CeCcl 11311 y Kll'by; Revenue ' y| i-t Anaconda Copper 30 3-4 Beth. Steel 80 3 . 4 Chrysler 87 3-4 Cities Service ... 118 Gen'l. Elect .......'. 33 1-2 Gcn'l. Motors " 54 1-2 Int. Harvester '] sg !-•> Monl. Ward 52 1 8 N. Y. Central ""; 1G 7 . g 24 3-8 North. Am. Aviation Packard Republic Steel ] ] 217-8 Socony Vacuum "'" i j i -2 Stiiriebakcr ' 11 1-4 Etd. of N. J '.'.'.'" at ]-2 . Texas Corp ...... 46 62 M Cliicaao Wheat Mav Open High 107-12 108 Low fitnsr* W\-8 1071-Z 1V " * " *v* *• * July" 1001-21071-81061-81061-4 May July Oci. Dec. Jan Mar, prcv. open high low close close . 1071 1074 1070 1070 10C9 IM4 1048 1043 1015 1042 . 093 100 a 998 10DS !)DS . 933 994 933 993 984 . 973 990 979 982 930 . !H1 9S4 911 9M 970 New Orleans Cotton i\fay July Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. open high low 1083 1053 1001 939 982 373 1085 1057 1010 998 984 98G 1033 1053 lOOi 089 682 910 prev. close close 1085 1055 1010 G31 980 1053 1001 088 982 913 Chicago Corn Ol>cn High Low Claw July 591-2 603-4 597-8 81 eery Court Io restrai Commissioner '/.. M ..... ________ from collecting the tax, paving the way for nn Arkansas Supreme Court decision on appeal. Memphians Extend Thanks For Courtesies Appreciation lor the courtesies shown the Memphis Cotton Carnival Good Will tourists here Hits week nnd the pledging nf Ihn Cotton • Carnival organization's cooperation In the National Cotton Picking Contest here next Pall were voiced by Albert H. Mallory, vice president of the Carnival. In a letter to Mayor Marlon Williams. "We would like to take this opportunity to tell you what n fine trip we hnd In your city. On behalf of our Cotton Cnrnlvnl group 1 can truthfully say thnl tt was one of the best trips we have made for the Cotton Carnival." the letter said. In discussing the Cotton Picking Contest, Mr. Mallory wrote that he accompanied representatives ot th2 contest Io meet Prank Alilgrcn, editor of the Commercial Appeal, '"'"> stld his paper would cooperate with the City of Blylhevillc in every way possible for the contest. The caravan of 20 Memphis business men nnd four Maids of Cotton •.vere entertained with n buffet luncheon here Monday while the party was on a tour of 12 Norl'ici^t Arkansas counties. The Chamber o! Commerce served as olflclal host at the affair given at the American Legion Hut. E. F. McCall Chosen Vice President C. W. Afflick was elected president of the Hotnry club for tho new yeur nt (ho weekly luncheon meclliiK of the group at the [Intel Noble yesterday. He .succeeds Harry Klrby |n this office. E. P. McCnll WIIK chosen vlco president nnd U. S. Branson, rc- clectcd secretary ami treasurer. Directors arc Hnrry Klrby, James Vast Mine Field Is Laid To Cut Off Nazi Supplies Mi,,, ™ih M <M| A F !I 12. (Ul')-IiihabUanls 'of Strbomr h , i N 0 "™^"" bonk' 1 »"id l>y telephone to StockV Holm (.(Hlny thnl, thci-o wore unmistakable of n biK nnvnl luul mi- liallle at Iho moull. -of the Oslo 1'joni; . * H was Ijphoycd, the inronniiiil.s snid, that British war- Mi |w wcvi! making H iorocimis attempt to bvoiik- llivougli to by GcrTmuis ' nf ' C (i ''° fl> ° ni * ]W ™ bllUori ? 3 ' n °M r manned w ,,,M tl ' OCI ," Stn(l i U 'n - s " kl UlllL thoy saw ll Iui 2 c shiiv stemming MM. hweHlwnrtl this nionimjr, tliick, long columns of smoke: jolicfllinli ^^ Tho inhabitnnls Kaiil Uiat (!, cy h c( m! loutl gunlire nnd (hat last night there hncl beeiV : 1) >'. sll < !lls n " (1 scnrchllghts, they' h loiiBhmil ll,c ititcrmulenl bombing. ' W " S VlVl '" V , , McCarroll j V, Dates. W. II. stovall and Prod Warren. Iloth the newly elected president and retiring president were imuied as delegates to the district convention to be held In Hot Springs Apr. 18 nnd 10. Alternates nre Mr. Branson nnd Mr. McCnll. A vocational movie on the manufacture of men's hals wns shown during the program period of ycs- 587-8 391-8 hnm-ne and 601-4 003-8 Cave City, Woman Hangs Self At Jonesboro Home JONESBORO, April 11, — Mrs. Willie Lou Lamberlh, 32. hanged herself nt her home here yesterday, officers reported. She had been III. The body was found when her husband, Qullian Laro- berth, when he arrived home for his noon meal. Mrs. Uimberth Is survived also by a son, Bcnnte Joe, Lambcrth, and three sisters, Mrs, Kay Davis and Miss Vlrgle Evans of Mel V) meeting. wns the subject.' Tlic; nal. Parade" . Guests were C. 13, Wood of Lnx- ora. E, H. Burns and Haitslll Banks. both of Osccola. Eugene Sleurt of Nonmii), Okln., Frederick shelly of I.lttlc Rock, Sam Costcn and John A. Costcn of Memphis. W. O. Blue of Blyllievllle, and I'aul Fcslus of Greenville, Miss. Mrs. Nora Miller of Bicycle Clubs Will Be Completed Saturday Organization of the Bicycle Clubs Io be formed In Hlytlievllle under sponsorship of the Lions club. Arkansas: state police, city schools and city police, will be completed Saturday morning when all drivers antl riders nre Invited to attend a tncellng at the Ro.vy theater, 10 o'clock. Two groups of Junior High and i?.cd Into one club of 280 members Grade School studenls were orgnn- m n meeting this week nt the high school and to these will he ndded students ot the Sudbury and Lange Grade Schools nnd a high school unit will also be formed. Clarence II. Wilson, a member of the Arkansas State Police Commission; Marcus Evrard, representative of tho Lions Club, and John W. Faulkner, of Iho State Police, will be In charge of tomorrow's meeting which Is expected to be nttcnded by several hundred boys nnd girls who like to rtde bicycles but who want to ride safely. Tlie club will have for Its aim— sate riding— and a Court Of Honor will be held for those who break, rules. Similar clubs nre being organized throughout the United States with state police cooperating because "today's bicycle riders arc tomorrow's nutomoblle drivers." •I'he snld. Norwegian troops, re-enforced by hastily mobilized reservists'. were' mu , 8 /""'"'y " 211 '" sl aclmtul l">'«'Hry 'and mechanized nulls on a line extending north nnd northeast uf Oslo. - Norwegians were blowing up bridges „„<! hlgluvnys to liniwde the ucnuans and t was reported that yesterday, n Oerman attempt 'to ;,oops hy bus to ro-cnforce Ihelr lino In Ihe Kongsvlnget area' had proved unsuccessful. . •...,, KoiigsvliiRci-, northeast of tlie capital near the Swedish frontier, was" reported to bo the innln baltlt- nren for the present but It was Indicated lhat Ihcre was heavy lighting also In Ihe Elvormn-Hmnnr sector north of Oslo. /.; Oeiman'y was reported to have siicceedAl In re-enforcing il-s c'ccu-" pillion fmws not only,at Oslo but at Uergcn and Stuvnngcr"• oii the Norwegian amlliwcst coast, ncfugees, nrrli'Ine In Sweden from Hcrgen' were reported to have snld llml before Ihe re-enforcement, 2,200 Oer- mmi troops had been homing the clly and Us outskirts. At least, some or Ihe Oerman re-enforcements for Oslo were reported to JmvB landed nl urocbac south of Oslo nnd Io have marched on to the city. . , Oonntin uluncs w ! crc rcjwrlcd- Io have bombed ElvenmT rcpfaledly yi'slerdiiy. Unconfirmed -^reports we're' thai fires' were burning In the city and that one urmy officer and one civilian had'been killed and numerous civilians wounded. ' Tlic village »f Oliidinen, 20 (lilies north of Elveium, «a's reported to have been bombed and machine' gunned. It was reported that Fredcrlkstad, 01, tho cast side of the' Oslo fjord had been almost completely evacuated after several Oerman bombing raids had set fires. '.• Hnmnr's rinliTOid .station wns reported destroyed by bombs yesterday. It was reported lhat Ihe Norwegians - cniight ono Oerman spy at a .-Illago In which some government leaders had been staying and that a member of the cabinet of the puppet government set up by tlie Germans nl Oslo had been arrested near Kongsvlnger and turned over to Ihe Norwegian nnny inilhorltlcs. , ;; Members of the puppet group, cooperating with Vltikun Quisling, "pitmlei" of Uii! regime, were reported without confirmation to have seized the Oslo radio station before the Germans arrived ysterday arid, to lutvc turned It over It over to Ihe Qcrmans, ' T•' Frontier reports said thnl German authorities at Oslo Wcta watehi ing all foreigners closely except Swedes, Danes and diplomatic arid consular officials. All other foreigners were ordered to report to police for registration with their passports and other Identifying documents. - _• Norivcglnn troops ivcrc reported to be blowing up bridges and roads In the paths ol the Germans, " /' 1 LAYS SUNK FIELD . LONDON, Apr. 12 (UPi—Great Britain struck powerfully at German supply lines to I7orway today by sowing a vnst new mine field off Denmark and Sweden and by sending Royal Air Force planes on one of the boldest raids of the war against Nazi ships and bases in the Baltic sea. Two German supply ships, one a munitions craft of 8,000 tons, was blown up or badly damaged U was announced In British nlr circles ,'iml ii German scuplnnc base on the coast of the Reich was heavily at-' lacked by bombing planes which ronmed from Oslojfoord to shores of Ihe linltlc sea. Soon ulter It had been announced lhat mines had been laid to sever German lines to Iheir forces battling for control of Norway, air :lrclc.s said that n line of eight or ten German supply ships had been bombed despite heavy anll-nlrcrafl fire from German batteries on ships and on shore, A 5,000 ton German .supply ship was bombed and believed damaged olf Langcsland. It wns said Itial the full effect of the British raids was not known because of darkness. The air ministry said that there was no truth in n German charge that Drlllsh planes had attacked a railway station in northwest Germany—a chaige which Ihe Nazis made the basis for implied threats to bomb IJrIllsh rail cenlcrs or other zones in which civilians might be victims. Announcement of the laying of the new mine field failed to Indicate any accommodation for shipping to Finland,' Latvia, 'Estonia, Lithuania or Russia via the Baltic, although a lane was left opsn for Swedish ships. ' Accuses Witness Of Freshmen Place Bible Killing His Son WASHINGTON. Apr. 12. lUt 1 ) — A Detroit father today licensed a Dies committee witness. Tony Dl- inalo. New York Spanish loyalist ,irmy veteran of killing Ms son nnd six other American boys In Spain. Maxwell M, Wallach testified that Dimaio was In charge of o" castle prison outside of Barcelona where his son, Albert ,M. Wallacli, 13, was held with six other American youths who had gone to Spain ..i 1037 to fljht for the loyalists. "U was he who was the actual killer, i understand, not only of my boy but of six other American boys whose bodies were In the courtyard there," Wallach testified. Dlninfo sat In the committee room wlillc Wallnch made tlie accusation. He and three other Spanish loyalist veterans were waiting to testify. . - : 7th on Reading List AMHERST, Mass. (UP)— Freshmen at Massachusetts Slits Col r legc have selected "Gone Wi'.'i the Wind" as their favorite booS for the second year in succession. Then followed: "A Tnle of Two Cities," "Northwest Passage," "Rebecca," 'The Citadel,' "Anthony Adverse," The Bible, "Grapes Of Wrath," "Treasure Island," and "Tom Sawyer." One vote was cast for the dictionary. WEATHER Arkansas—Fair, continued cold, heavy frost and freezing tempera' ' ' ' Saturday fair and tures tonliht. warmer Memphis and vicinity—Pair, continued cold tonight, lowest temperature 23 to',12,-heavy to k'.lllny frost. Saturday, fair, slowly rising temperature; Sunday ..fair,

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