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Cl FAGt FOUR HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Friday, May 21, 1943 Signs Point fo All-Out Nazi Offensive to Crush Reds Analysis of the News by Mackenzie Editorial Comment Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Cable. most logical move for the head him — provided he thinks he has time before an invasion overtakes him. Actually the trap is closing so fast and securely about the rat that he will be fling himself against a fairly solid wall whatever direction he turns. Still, the time when rats fight hardest, and sometimes are most dangerous, is when they're cornered and hurt. If Hitler decides to hav another stab at Russia, he will move soon. Weather and ground already are suitable in the south, and fighting conditions are improving in the north. By DeWITT MacKENZlE Is Hitler preparing a last desperate fling to crush Russia? One of the highly important points brought out by Prime Minister Churchill is his address before the joint session of Congress was his prophecy that the Fuehrer is likely to make another all-out attempt against the Reds. Certainly there are plenty of signs that the Nazi chief is getting set for contingencies. Reports from Moscow today — as for many days past — show continuance of fierce attack and counter-attack in the vital sector just above the strategic Black - sea naval port of Novorossisk as the Bolshevists and Boche maneuver for advantage in what is one of the gateways to the Caucasus. The way Mr. Churchill put the situation is this: "It may well be that a further trial of strength between the German and Russian armies is impending. Russia has already inflicted injuries upon the German military organism which will, I believe, prove ultimately mortal. "But there is little doubt that Hitler is reserving his supreme gambler's throw for a thrid attack to break the heart and spirit and destroy the armed forces of the mighty natioin which he has already twice assaulted in vain. He will not succeed." Had the prime minister seen fit to develop this point he might have given us some interesting "ifs" and "whens." The gambling Hitler is a great opportunist — he claims to work by divine intuition — and there are circumstances now which might deter him. This column has expressed the view — and still believes in it —that the question of whether Hitler will attack Russia in a big way depends on how seriously he regards the threat of an Allied invasion of France. If he thinks the Allies aren't prepared to invade for some months, he might well take a chance and hurl everything he has against the Russians. That probably would represent his final big offensive before digging himself in for defense. On the other hand, if he believes the Allies are about to invade France, or even the Balkans, he would be bound to pause before committing himself to another Russian adventure which would call for employment of most of his resources. An Allied assault on Italy might not deter him. As remarked in previous articles, he undoubtedly already has discounted the loss of Italy. An Allied occupation of this little country, which is shut off from Germany by the Alps, would not necessarily raise a threat of such immediate urgency that Hitler couldn't take a chance on attacking Russia. A drive against Russia is the The Allies are to be congratulated on the death of Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, commander in chief of the entire Jap fleet if the Tokyo report is true. He was on of the most capable and forceful of the militaristic enemies of peace, and his removal from the scene is a vcitory for the United Nations. Maybe the death of Yamamoto saved him -from facing an Allied court martial after the war, for there arc a lot of these barbarians who may answer charges. Certainly he will not dictate peace in Washington, as he boasted. National Loop Finding Phills Plenty Tough By JUDSON BAILEY Associated Press Sports Writer The Philadelphia Phills not only are standing on their own feet these days, they are tramping on th e toes °f a 'ot °f other clubs in the National League. Here is what they did yesterday: Shut out the Chicago Cubs in both ends of a doubleheader 3-0 and 2-0, allowing the Bruins just four hits in each game. 2. Made the Cubs' plight so disturbing that Philip K. Wrigley their multi - millionare owner, personally announced settlemen of the club's contract squabble with Lou Nonikoff. 3. Rejected the Brooklyn Dod gers' offer of two players for Sec ond Baseman Danny Murtaugh thus causing the Dodgers to sel them Pitcher Newt Kimball and send Alex Kampouris to Washington for cash in order to get under the 25 - player limit. 4. Threatened the third - place standing of the world champion St. Louis Cardinals. The twin triumphs oveCubs lye The twin triumphs over the Cubs were achieved on superlative pitching by Charley Fuchs and Lefty Albgerheauser, a pair of rookies. This extended the Cubs' losing streak to nine games, miring them to compromise on the salary demands of Novikoff, a .300 hitter last year who was the last major league holdout. The detail of whether he should be paid during the period of his suspension was to be worked out today. The Phillies' winning string vvas stretched to five games and they moved within half a game ol the Cardinals, who were beaten 52 at Brooklyn. Montgomery Has Nod Over Beau Jack Tonight By SID FEDER New York, May 21 Wi— r>ounc- ng Beau Jack and Bob Montgomry collided lonigst for the world ightwcight championship, and try- ng lo pick the winner is like Aunt Smrrui makng up her mind be- ween the blue hat wtih the bouquet f bananos or the red one with he bird nest. The Beau is a 5 to 11 choice imong the better 4!)th Street bet- ing shoppcs in this 15 - round I'uss n Madison Square Garden, and nost of the wise guys have hccn clling you for days that the one- imc Georgia shoe shine bo,y will put quite a high polish all over the Philadelphia challenger once he's urned loose. But when you add everything up, you're still no closer to the answer n the sixty-two-fifly question. Ordinarily, it's $64. but you're getting a reduction for cash in this one). On recent form, the Jumping Jack, who was handed this New York version of the lightweight champoinship last December after Sammy Angott retired pcrmancnt- y for a couple of months, figures :o make his first "defense" a happy celebration. He not only lias cleaned up among the light- iveights, but he moved in among the welters and walloped FriUic Zivic and Henry Armstrong more than a little bit. But Bobcat Bob has had his artillery aimed at a light -weight title shot for a long time now, after five non - title tussles with 135 - pound bosses and he's confident he'll hit the bulls- eye in this battle between two Negro swatters. The Big Blaze Faith of Scribes in Barons, Yols Well Founded Deaths Last Night By The Associated Press Eric Semon New York, May 21 —(/I 1 )— Eric Hemon, (il, associated with the National Concert and Artists Corporation and instrumental in bringing lo the Metropolitan Opera such singers as Kirsten Flagstad, Liuir- iU Mclchori, Marjorie Lawrence and Lotteheman died last night. 2-Day Toll (Continued From Page One) SPORTS ROUNDUP -By Hugh S. Fullerlon, Jr.- Associated Press Sports Columnist ^•To relieve distress of MONTHLY*^ Female Weakness Which makes you CRANKY, NERVOUS Lydla E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound is made especially tor women to relieve periodic pain with weak, nervous, blue feelings—due to functional monthly disturbances. Taken regularly — Pinkham's Compound helps build up resistance against such symptoms. Follow label directions. Thousands benefited I AIRCRAFT JOBS OPEN For Trained Men and Women For full particulars listen to KWKH Monday, thru Friday 6:50 a. m. Sunday night 8:20 p. m. Also Electric Welding See—Or Write to Shreveport Aeronautical Institute Room No. 442 Grim Hotel, Texarkana Yesterday's Stars By The Associated Press Rube Melton, Dodgers — Scorec second victory in four days over Cardinals by pitching seven-hits ball. Johnny Peacock and John Lazor, Red Sox — Peacock sin gled Lazor home with winning run in tenth inning of first game against Indians and Lazor made three hits and batted in three runs to lead attack in second game. Charle Fuchs and Al Gerheaus er, Phillies — each pitched four hit shutouts in doubleheade against Cubs. Fights Last Night By The Associated Press Phildelphia — Napomo Mitchell 300 1-2, Philadelphia, outpointe Big Ben Moroz, 293, Brooklyn (8) Fall River, Mass. — Gene John son, 144, New York, outpointe Frankie Young, 146, New Haver Conn. (10). Portland, Maine — Murice Wit Chance, 128. Lisbon, outpointe' Jose Apone, New York (10). THERE'S A SHORTAGE OF DOCTORS AND NURSES! Stay Well While He's Away... 'Til doc cornes marching home ... do your share to keep well! We're doing our part to assist the fewer, remaining doctors in our community ... by keeping our PRESCRIPTION DEPARTMENT stocked v/ith every essential for competent, speedy service! DO YOUR PART . . . KEEP FIT! L M dn 9 WARD & SON Weve Druggist Phone 62 Got It the destruction of the 113 enemy planes yesterday. Twelve of 25 Savoia - Marchctti- :, three cngined Italian bomb- rs, were set afire on th Milas irdrom of Sardinia i n attacks ithout a pause to give the reeling Vxis air force any rest. U. S. Flying Fortresses again aided Grosslcto airdrome, 90 miles orth of Rome, and a spokesman aid "some of the finest precision lombing of the war took place" iver its hangars, administration luildings and runways. FifCy - eight of 59 aircraft parked in the ground there were dc- troyed during the high altitude at- ack, reconnaissanc photographs howed. The fortified island of Panteilcr- a, 45 miles east of Cap Bon, was •aided again. P-38 Lightning fighters outfitted with bombs ranged from one end of Sardinia lo the other, blasting oridges, trains and barracks. B-25 Mitchells, with Lightning escorts, bombed the Villacidro aridromc northwest of Caglairi while B - 267 Marauders escorted by P-40 War- navvks attacked th anearby Dcci- momannu airdrome. A spokesman said they caused "tremendous damage to planes on the ground and in the air." RAF Wellington bombers had al- hawks attacked the nearby Dcci- momannu the preceding night, causing large fires which illuminated th e targets after the enemy had blacked out lights which the bomber crews saw still burning. United States air warriors achieved their most impressive triumph of the big day at Grosseto. Of 58 pianos destroyed there, 53 were of bomber or transport types, one was a four - engined bomber and four were single-sul- er fighters. Interpreters who scanned reconnaissance pictures taken later described the raid as probably the most successful of its kind ever attempted. The Grosselo airdrome buildings received many hits. At least nine fires were slartcd. The smoke was visible 90 miles, crewmen said. Almost equally impressive was the raid on Dceimomannu, where the Marauders and Warhawks shot down 13 enemy planes, including the seven six-engincd Mersburgs, in two separate engagements. The first battle occurred when 16 enemy fighters attacked before Ihe raiding formation readied the target. The running fight continued over the airdrome and until the returning American planes had j passed San Pitro island. The pilots reported that the enemy departed from customary tactics of attacking head on or from above on the sides and instead fell in alongside the P-40s, attempting to fight il out on a wing-lo-wing basis. Warhaw|.; pilots spotted tiie sever Merscburgs in formation near Villacidro. borne on wings spanning 19 feet, and .shot them all down. They finished the job by shooting up a radio building. It was left smoking. Photo reconnaissance showed that the Marauders which the War- hawks escorted destroyed 13 aircraft on the ground at Dccinu.inan- nu and hit the administration buildings and barracks. P-40 pilots who .shot duwn Mes- serschniilt 109s included Second Lieut. Arthur T. McDaneil of Vandervoort, Ark. New York, May 21 (/P) —George Washington U. has notified its opponents that it may cancel its 1943 football schedule, which would leave Washington, sport's biggest boomtown, depending on Maryland for its college football next fall. . . That shouldn't bo very bad news for George Preston Marshall and his Redskins. . . Local baseball rumors are that the Yanks arc looking covetously at Detroit's Ned Harris. . . Dave Woods, who publicized Bclmnot Park for Alt Van- dcrbilt last year, doesn't get any more tumble around the track now than the abandoned juvenile course that could be seen from anywhere in the stands. Future Book Charley Parker, the 16-year-old San Santonio, Tex., high school sprinter who ran the 100 in 9.5 and the 220 in 20.6 at the state high school meet, may come east to face big time competition this summer. . . Another kid who might be worth "importing" is Don Clayton of Fayctteville, N. C., high, who won nine firsts and a second place in a dual meet with Durham high and who took only four state titles because they wouldn't let him enter any more events. He's also a good football and basketball player but college scouts aren't interested because he's due to join the Army Air Force Aug. 30 . . . 3oyd Bartlcy, Illinois U. shortstop who'll get a tryout from the Cubs, s a better prospect than Lou Bou- drcau was in his college days, says Coach Wallie Rocttger. . . Jimmy Curran, veteran Merccrsburg, Pa., academy coach, thinks his 200- pound "rookie," Dick McFaddcn, could become another Barney Berlinger with a year's coaching. But he's Army bound, too. Atlanta, May 21 — (/I') — Sports writers back in April pooled their powers of prognostication and came forth with the prediction that Atlanta, Birmingham and Nashville would be the loams (o beat this year in Ihe southern. They didn't do so hot on Atlanta (now in sixth place), but their faith i n the Barons and th c Vols appears to have been well founded. Nashville is leading the pack, with Birmingham close behind in a see-saw race which has seen the lead change hands repeatedly among those two teams and Chattanooga. The voIs trailed New Orleans for seven innings befors pulling the game out of the fire and winning 5-3. The Barons lost their series opener to Kno.xville when the Smokies shoved across three runs in the ninth for a !) - 7 victory. Atlanta trounced last- plact Memphis 11-1. Third place Chattanooga saw the return of an old jinx in the- person oC Al Moran, right handed flinger for Lit tic Rock. Moran. who consistently put the evil eye on the Lookouts last season, hypnotized thorn again last night and Ihe Travelers won 7-0. The Noo- gans' hurlor was young Ned Tluix- lon, former high school star. Tonight's games and probable pitchers: Memphis (unannounced) at Atlanta (Guin Cronic) Knoxvillo (Dick Coffman or Stun Ogdeni at Birmingham (John OrphaU Little Itock at Chattanooga chers ununnoounced). Nashville (Glen Gardner Charley Gassaway) at New leans (Vernon "Trader" Horn Fred Wells) (doubleheader) Russians Smash (Continued From Pago One) and Gr- and commission during the night, that four German pianos were shot down and that Nazi gun positions were silenced. (It also announced 200 Germans were killed on the 3moin.sk front and that Russian artillery punished the Germans severely on the Leningrad front and west of Rostov. A German troop and ammunition train was blown up by Red fliers in the Sovsk area, the war bulletin said.) More German exploratory thrust in the I/yum and Lisi- chansk areas of the northern Donets river front resulted in sharp fighting in which more than 200 Germans were killed, the Russians said. (The German communique broadcast by the Berlin radio and recorded by the Associated Press said German light naval forces sank two Soviet supply vessels operating oft the Caucasus coast, but. did not make clear whether the action was in the Black Sea or in the Sea of A/.ov. (Six Soviet bombing planes were brought down over this area and over the eastern Baltic Sea region, the Germans said, and the German Air Force was credilcl with attacking Russian troop positions, transport trains and supply centers. (A subsequent DNB, German agency, report brcaclcast by the German radio said that German planes yesterday attacked Russiun troop position in the Kuban and in the Donets valley, and that Leningrad .supply plants wci e bombed last nigh'.. (In land action, tiie Gcrnv-m war bulletin asserted local Soviet, at- lacks were repulsed and Gormiin shock troop assaults siici:teaui).> (I Flood Waters (Continued From Page Otic) sanddagging a gap in the lever but. wnter was seeping through. Above Vincennes at Tern: Haute, level- workers kept inliict the Conovcii" flood-wall which for 2fi() home:; ill the north edge of Ihe cily the last bit of protection ing Cities on the Wabash, While Mssissinowa and HI. Joseph rivers north of Terro Haute reported tlu-ir flood danger diminishing as crests passed. ' In Oklahoma, Col. O. J. Wilson! ( U. S. Army district engineer,, said . at Tulsii, after a two - hour aerial tour of the flooded area: "This is the most water I ever saw anywhere except on Ihe Mississippi." Broad vallys wre inundate! 01 ) the Grand, Arkan.ssa, Illinois and Verdigris rivers. wa< * re-main^- The Tunisian dervish swallows live scorpions to attain holiness. TAME Give ll llmt wrl1 look. Add lustre. Kcup your UNRULY hair lying flut. Always us<; • I ji I B Iklorollne Hair Tonic. Largo MAIK bottle 25c. Sold everywhere. Service Dept. Brig, Gen. Frank A. Armstrong, who led the first attack by American heavy bombers over Europe- last summer and later led his squadron in the first American bomber attack upon Germany, was a star tackle at Wake Forest College in the early 1920's and played pro baseball as a Detroit Tigers' farmhand. . . The University of Maryland's 1037 boxing team, undefeated in winning the Soul hern Conference title, consisted of E:l Schcgogu, Benny Alpcrstin, Bob Bradlc, Bob Walton and Mike Lombardo. They're all in uniform as officers now. An:l so are head Coach Col. Heinle Miller and assistant Coach Lyman McAvoy. . . From North Africa. Lieut. Tom Farrcll, former Cornell football and track man sends word: "A guy who speaks as little French us I do is lost here, but I am fast bo- coming master of the sign language." We Have Sold The to Earl White This is to thank our many friends for the business they have given the cafe in the past, and to wish their continued patronage for Mr. White. CARL & RUBY SMITH • Many nf inn impel "enemies" lli;il Mviirin the li:ilIlefronl-; — ''plii.Kliing the life" mil of our soldier* — rile, before (he lellml liliist of FLIT and our other insecticides, A- for rnnnnon lion-'e nrMi — J'LI'f slays 'cm iia it hpniys "cm. FLIT has the hishe-i i-aiing es- laUli.shed for household insecurities hy the IVilional Itiiir.m of btuiidarda .., the AA He sure to ask for FLIT-tin; knock-out, killer —today! '<: 1 Market Repori First Iran:-, continental flight was made in 1IMI I brailh Rodgcrs. airplane by Cal- GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, May 21 —(/Pi— Strength in May wheat featured an otherwise dull trade in grains today. While the May contract gained about a cent at times, other deliveries of the bread cereal were only fractionally higher and rye and oats showed little change. Trading in May contracts expires today. May wheat closed at SI.45 3-4— 7-8. up 1-2—3-4. Other wheat eon- tracts were unchanged to 1-4 higher, July $1.43 1-8—1-4. Corn was unchanged, May $1.05. May oats dropped 15-8—2 1-8, but other deliveries were unchanged to 3-8 lower. Rye was unchanged to 1-2 down. No cash wheat. Corn sample- grade yellow 1.03-1.04 1-2. Oats No. 2 while (i(i 1-2; No. 3. (i(j 1-4. Barley malting 90-1.07 num; feed 83-85 nom. NEW YORK COTTON New York, May 21 —i/I J i— Cotton futures moved ni a narrow range today. Reports from the south said miles were well supplied and showed little intc-rcM in spot. Late afternoon s valus were f, cents a bale higher tu 10 ci-i'ls lower, July 20.OM, October 19.74 and December 19.CO. NEW YORK STOCKS New York. May 21 — !,Ti- Assorted rails and specialties took a late turn on the ioi:ovory side uf today's stuck inarke 1 . while numy leaders lingered in losing te.'i itory. Prices slipped at the start. Dealings then slowed and scttered comebacks were in evidence around midday. A little buying came in near the close and final trends were no worse than mildly irregular. Volume expanded a trifle at the last and transfers fur the full proceedings were around 1,000,000 shaves. Variations mostly were in minor fractions although isolated gains and losses of 3 or so were observed. ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, III., May 21 —(/Pj(U. S. Dept. Agr.) — liogs, 10.000; market 5 - 10 lower than average Thursday on 180 - 2(10 Ibs. at 14.35 and 14.40; top 14.40; 170 Ibs. down about steady; largely 13.50-14.00 on 140 - 100 Ibs. and 100130 Ibs. 12.50 - 13.25; sows 5-10 lower at 13,75-14.00; a few fox 1 ht-weights 14.10 and heavy 13.60; sts 14.00 down, stags 14.00 down. Cattle, 700; calves, 300; generally steady; three loads good steers 15.00; good .leifcrs 15.35: common and medium cows 11.00 - 13.00; medium and good sausage bulls 12.50 - 13.75; good and choice 15.75; medium and good 13.25 - 14.50; some held 1U.OO; nominal range slaughter steers 11.50 - ] 15.75; slaughter heifers 10.75 - 1G.25; stocker and feeder steers 10.7515.50. Sheep, 750; two doubles clipped westerns and one double Navajo wooled lambs offered: others comprised of odd lot native trucked lambs; a few head native spring- ers 10.00 down. Get More Out Of What 0 POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, May 21 — (A't — Poultry, live, 5 trucks: firm; market unchanged. "potatoes, arrivals 37; on truck GO; total US shipments 903; supplies very light; demand good exceeds available supplies; market firm at ceilinr, Alabama 100 Ibs. sack bliss triumphs generally good quality 4.20; Louisiana 10 0 Ibs. sack bliss triumphs generally good quality 4.20; Louisiana 100 Jbs. suck blsi.s triumphs generally good quality 4.1U - 30; California 100 Ibs. sack long whites US No. 1, 4.44 - 59; commercials 4.32 - 50. /I m \r wo lo lour CHEVROLET Dealer for 0NTHLY OTOR CAR AINTMANCf Get more mileage out o( every gallon of gas! Get more mileage out of every quart of oil! Get more mileage out of every single tire! * Get more mileage out of every {) part of your car! «. * e>>( i> A aO\ el „„.••"'I-'""' Youn Chevrolet Co. , Hope, Arkansas

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