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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEA ST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOLUME XXXIX—NO. 33. Blytheville Daily News Blytheville Courier Blytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 1042 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Rumors Osculate That Aiy4s Plan Invasir u In May Oklahoma "Lifers" Want Chance To Fight C. W. Afflick Heads Group Attempting To Raise Money For War » Mississippi County residents will be asked to purchase $3,750,000 worth of War Bonds and Stamps this year and every year until the war is won. in a campaign to be launched Monday with C. W. Afflick as North Mississippi County ^chairman. Extensive plans have been made ' for carrying the drive into every part of the chickasawba District so that each resident will participate in the nation-wide plan for financing the war for freedom, it was announced after organization had been completed. "The nation's quota is $1,000.000,000 a month and we've got to do our part. This is the absolute minimum required for victory and the government is only asking for a loan of the money," Mr. Afflick pointed out today in discussing the gigantic movement. Announces Quota Announcement of the quota for one-half of this county's more than 80.000 residents was made by Mr. Afllick immediately after being notified by Secretary of the Treasury Morgenthau that the establishment of quotas for the nation "placed an added responsibility on every American citizen." "We have been telling Treasury officials: 'Let us know what you want us to do, and the citizens of North Mississippi County will do it. |f Set a figure and we will eat it.'/' Mr. Afllick said in discussing the attitude of citizens of this section. This plan of asking for voluntary loans, to be repaid by the' government in 10 years or sooner if needed by the individual, was decided upon instead of increasing the income tax at this time. North Mississippi County has been divided into two general •V groups with E. A. .Stacy, chairman " of the War Production Board," in charge of the Agricultural Marketing' Division. Various chairmen are being named for the various communities. Agents lo Assist Invited community leaders, working under Mr. Stacy who will be assisted by the extension agents, will attend meetings tonight and tomorrow night when the program for registering farmers for this systematic support to the War Savings Bond Campaign will be taken up. Leaders appointed for the section east of Big Lake will meet at the court house here tonight and leaders appointed for the section west of the lake will meet at Leachville High School tomorrow night Both meetings will begin at c o'clock. Citizens who are slated to attend tonight's meeting in Blytheville are: Flat Lake—J. A. Stribling, M. L. Hawkins, Garrett Abbott. E. C. Thompson and C. M. Abbott, Number Nine—T. F. Jackson. J. J. Moore. Charles C. Langston Jr.. Fred Bean. C. C. Langston and B. F. Rhodes. Rcecc—B. F. Darby. E. V. Wilson and Clay Stallings. Promised Land—Sam Godwin. Felix Hill. J. H. Gurley. Alvin Hardy and Walter Stewart. Tomato—A. T. Harshman, Marvin Palmer and Louise Malonc. Lone Oak—A. F. Lipford. Erby Hodge. Jess Wicincr. Glen Alexander and Bob Storey. Dell—Hugh Perry. Earl Magcrs. Mcrron Koehlcr. Noble Gill. Otto Kochler. J. H. Brinn, E. A. Stacy and E. M. Woodard. Gosncll—J. C. Eubanks. Charles Hyde. P. H. Raspberry. Lee Hill. R. L. Maxwell. M. E. Cook. G. C. Wad Icy and G. W. Potter. Half Moon—Claude Duncan. Sam Buck, C. W. Garrigan. O. M. Mitchell. Herman Smith and C. A. Alexander. Hickman—Frank Pyland, B. S. White. H. S. Welch, E. C. Adkisson. Elmer Hendon and I. A. Harrison. Huffman—Reginald Hughes. Max Ray. W. E. Hagan. Stanley A. Pepper and George Cassidy. Armorcl—T. B. O'Kecfe. G. E. Gillenwater, J. C- Ellis. E. L. Hale. E. M. Rcgenold. Arthur Vance and J. H. Smothcrman. Yarbro—Dan Ross. Gus Gracy. D. B. Abbott. Milton Bunch. J. E. Parrish. G. W. Thompson, Monroe Holland. J. R- Lambert and B. B. Akin. Dogwood — E. V. Treadway. Charles Lutes. Frccmont Scrape. and and Le Havre areas, but in LONDON, April 23. (U?) —The British press reported increasing speculation that aerial and Commando raids on Axis-held Europe presaged an Allied invasion, and dispatches to the Star suggested that the month of May might be the zero hour. The possibility of an American- British invasion of* Europe to aid lie Russians this Summer had ecu widely discussed, but gener- lly discounted in well-informed nilitary sources which believed the Allied strategy would be concen- rated on increasing aerial attacks ind a scries of Commando raids uch as yesterday's attacks on UK: Boulogne sector of France. The aerial offensive is continuing with RAP raids on the Rhine- Backed by Warden Fred Hunt of the Oklahoma state penitentiary at McAlostcr, these six life term con- Nazis Massing 19 Armies On Red Front, Soviets Say; U. S. Envoy Reassures India U1THPS TO DEFEND Laval's General iddition the press reported the following developments: A dispatch published in the Stockholm newspaper Tidningen, according to the Star, reported belief that a British invasion of Norway was planned for about May 1. These rumors were said to be circulated in various places in Norway where the Nazi air commander was transferred from Oslo to new headquarters in northern Nor- victs, organicns of "Fighters, Incarcerated", have petitioned President Roosevelt, to ullow them lo form a skeleton crew of 50 men, among them dei.scl engineers, electricians and other craftsmen, to man the olct battleship Oregon for the purpose of raiding Japanese shipping us a suicide sc|imd. Permission has nut yet been granted. (NEA PHOTO;. way. The Evening Standard said Hitler had warned coastal population of the continent against anti-Nazi activities or attempts to aid landing parties from Norway to France where many vital sectors havo been cleared of civilians, mined or otherwise fortified. Night traffic along the coast of Norway was reported halted and the Dutch were said to have been warned against pro-Allied demonstrations. Secret police prohibited all group hikings or meetings in Holland, it was reported, and civilian traffic on coast roads or in coast villages were banned between O and 6 a. m. in Normandy. Workers Seeking Funds For Stricken Chinese Hope To Get $1000 More than SGQO were contributed to the China Relief Fund yesterday by firms in the main business section with firms in the outlying section yet to report. Only one other individual ha. ( sent the Courier News a contribution of $L to supplement donations first received from several Chinese and three other local residents to make an additional $39 toward the goal of S1000 set for Blytheville at national headquarters. Individuals are urged to send their contributions, no matter how small, so that the campaign will go over ^he top this week, it was pointed put by Harry. W. HainCi;, ^ ULIES RESIST Building For Base To Begin Work on the first building to be used for the new Army Air Base and twin bomber advanced training school here is slated to begin May 15, with announcement made today of the taking of bids for construction of a temporary ofllce building. Plans and specifications for construction of this frame building have been completed und are now available for contractors, it was announced today by U. S. Engi- Australian coast for the United United Nations Strive To Retain Foothold F o r Future Offensive GEN. MACARTHUR'S HEADQUARTERS, Australia. April 23. (UP)—Intrepid Netherlands und Austritluin troops arc fighting still on Timor Island, keeping u foothold 300 miles off the northwest nccrs. in charge of the project. The building proper must be ready for occupancy in 15 days after awarding of the contract with final completion -within 30 days, it was announced. Bids will be opened in the U. S. Engineers' Memphis office April 30, but further information may be obtained at the. local office, First National Building, Blytheville. Home Guard Members Will Continue Serving A t Field During Next'Month Members of the Chickasaw Guard will continue their assignment of guarding planes and facilities at the Municipal Airport here, it was announced after officers appointed guards for May at last night's drill session under Capt. R. B. Stout. The names of guards and the! nights they will be responsible for ! airport equipment were released by Lieut. William Crawford who advised members on assignment to clip the following list for reference in order that there will be no misunderstanding as to guard dates: May 1, Kay Francis; May 2, Sam Norris; May 3. O. D. Wyatt: May 4, Cleo Pope; May 5, Bud Lutes; May 6, Chester Nabers; May 7, Charles Percival; May 8, Frank Doss; May 9. Bryant Stewart; May 10, Fred Boyett; May 11. Jodie Nabcrs: May 12. E. N. Shively; May paign which is a part of the national drive to obtain $7,000,000. and which is endorsed by the Chamber of Commerce. The money is to be used for providing medicine, bandaging, food and other necessities for the war- torn areas of China where it is impossible for the Red Cross to do all the work necessary to keep this country going in its fight against the Axis powers, it was pointed out. Stock Prices •-This officer bouse the local office of the U. S. Engineers and Widmcr Engineering Company of St. Louis, architect- engineers, now temporarily using the City Auditorium for an office. The many phases of the project necessary to be mapped out before actual construction begins are well underway with from 250 to 300 employes being used by the area engineers and thc architect- engineers. The air base, to cost "at least 59,000.000.". and which will nave more than 4000 personnel, is to be located on 2761 acres northwest of Blytheville in thc Gosncll sec- A. T. & T HI 1-2 American Tobacco ,35 1-4 Anaconda Copper 24 55 1-4 52 1-4 tion. Nations offensive which is to throw the Japanese out of the Southwest Johnson Asks For Confidence In United Nations In Radio Appeal LONDON""April 2:1. (UP) —Col. Louis A. Johnson, President Roosevelt's personal envoy to India, assured India today that, the United Nations will attack Japan wherever she is vulnerable. Johnson said the vanguard of American troops already is in India. "They are hero both to ulcl in the defense and to set up certain bases from which the enemy can bo attacked und destroyed. "Naurally, we expect to curry the wiir to the enemy," ho said In u radio appeal to the Indians to place their confidence In the United Nations. Ho .spoke over the All-India radio from Now Delhi. "There Is no goul lor them (the United Nations) and for India except victory," he .said. "The United Nations arc fighting lor the Bill of Rights, for a world Bill ot Rights. President Roosevelt has snid that, ul! men should enjoy freedom of speech and religion without want und without, fear." Johnson suicl the people of the United States un dlndiu were, naturally ullic.s and comrades. "Our cause can be vindicated only through force of arms." he .said. "The basis for our permanent; peace und happiness can be reached only when, the Netherlands, the BIG EFFORT ..J Gen. Henri Denlz, who fought the British in Syr in, is believed in line for n high military post in the now Vichy government ol Pierre LavuL E Pacific, Gen. Douglas MaeArUuir revealed today. For two months, the Dutch-Australian troops have been resisting in the interior of the Portguese- Netherlrmds island on which the Japanese have established, at Koe- pang, one of their two most im- bases in the Australian dc'/one. They had been cut off from all' contact with the Netherlands East Indies and Australia for weeks, und had only the steadily intensifying raids of United States and Aus- United States and a .score of other tuitions that huve allied themselves to these powcr.s have driven the Axis war lords Into oblivlun. Eastern States Will Be First I C*4U» Ul. W I liU^Vl KJ^tlL^n CALiVl 4LV4U | A f f 1 /~\ I II" tralian plants on the island to tell | AllCCtcd; Ul'dei" HltS them that their fight was not in vain. Transportation MorgenthaUyWickard Will Speak Tonight Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau Jr.. Secretary of Agriculture Clnude R. Wickurd and of operation ha.s been set j loaders of business and labor or- for curly Autumn. Chrysler . Coca Cola 65 1-2 General Electric 221-8 General Motors 33 Montgom. Ward 24 1-4 N. Y. Central 7 Inter. Harvester 403-8 N. Am. Aviation 11 1-8 Livestock Republic Steel . Radio Soccny Vacuum 13, Jack Garrigan; May 14, R. B.| Slud b kcr Kfrrmt- M"gv 1.5 "HarnTrl Da vie- MflV ~, Stout; May 15, Harold Davis: May 16, Bill Young; May 17. Victor Stilwell; May 18. Orvillc Mitchell; Standar dof N. J. Texas Corp Packard 15 5-8 2 3-4 30 7-8 i 30 7-8 May 19. H. L. Humphreys; May 20, u. S. Steel Ellic Stafford; May 21, Leon Stil-' well; May 22. ciiarles Brogdon; May 23, Max Logan; May 24, Gene Bradley; May 25, Bill Boyd; May 26. W." R. Crawford; May 27, Ira Crawford; May 28, Harvey Hart; May 29. Wade Jeffries; May 30. May. George Cross Jr.; May 31, John July. Spiccr. 4G 1-4 Hogs, 8500—8000 salable. •Top, 1445. 180-250 Ibs.. 1440-1445. 140-160 Ibs.. 1310-1390. Bclk sows. 1325-1385. Cattle. 2100. SI. .steers. 1000-1500. Mixed yearlings & heifers. 10251300. SI. Heifers. 875-1375. Stockcr & feeder steers. 875-1300. Beef cows. 875-950. Canners & cutters., 600-850. Kiwanis Club Members Hear Talk On War Bonds "There is no sacrifice a civilian can make that is as great as that made by the man in uniform." W. D. McCHirkin. superintendent of city schools and president of the Arkansas Education Association, told members of the Kiwanis Club yesterday when he discussed along an educational line the War Bond drive to begin Monday. He emphasized the fact that all must make sacrifices and that buying war savings bonds gives every citizen of the country an opportunity to do his part. It was Mr. McClurkin's opinion that unless this war savings plan is successful, the people of this country will experience their most drastic taxes in history. Chicago Soybeans prcv. open high low close close; 183 ]«3'i 181 'K 181% 184's j M;iy 185'.i ISS'.i: 183'-C 18Hi 181% ' Julv Chicago Corn prcv. open high low close close ganizations will speak on a special broadcast tonight over the Blue Network from 10 to 10:30 o'clock, eastern war time. The broadcast will be devoted fo discussion of the National War Bond quota system and the 10 percent payroll .savings plan. A special guest on the program will be: the heroic navy pilot. Lieut. Cmdr. Edward Henry O'Hurc who was promoted yesterday from the rank of lieutenant. Other speakers on the broadcast will include William Green, president of the American Federation of Labor; Philip Murray, president Group Of 13 Embalmers Granted License Aflet- Little Rock Hearing E. M. Holt, head of Holt Fiuic-rul Home, and 12 other Arkansiis cm- bnlmers won a suit in Little Rock yesterday when Chancellor Dodge dismissed thc stilt filed by W. H. Stovall, head of Cobb Funeral Home, and. directed the state {Board of •Embalmers to issue licences to the 13 embalmcrii who j'pcenUy .pus- 'sed an examination. . Mr. Holt, ZaJ B. Harrison, Oscar Alexander and C. E. Eclds attended the hearing in Little Rock yesterday. Tho .suit to prevent the .state Board of Embalmers from licensing those who have practiced embalming in thc state without a. license for several years was dismissed and the licenses Issued tus the climax to u temporary injunction issued by Chancellor Dodge March 2 forbidding thc board from giving thn examination after /Mr. Stovall claimed thc board's rule did not comply 'With a JOOO law providing for licensing. (Later, the chancellor allowed thn examination to he conducted and dismissed thc .suit, but It wns reinstated when Mr. Stovall agreed to furnish a list of tho.se whose licensing was objected to. In thc meantime the Licensed Embalmers Association of Arkansas was organised and on April 4 the passenger car consumption • group . uskccl Governor Aclkins to in 1941 was 55 gallons a month, mnovc y lr board. Berlin Orders Youths Into Army; Tries To /Draw More Hungarians KUIBYSHEV, Russia, April 23. (UP)—Germany has concentrated on the Russian front nine-tenths of all her available troops in an effort to regain the offensive and i.s demanding more manpower from her sattelite countries, an official spokesman said today. The -statement, made by Solomon A. Lozovsky, followed an official report from a German order of tho dny warning that a Russian offensive Is expected by the German command and that it mighty be preceded by heavy artillery preparations. No Estimate Possible Lo/ovslcy said he was unable to estimate the German .forces now spreading along Hhe -Russian front, but their vust numbers were indicated by German efforts', to! bring about 1,500,000 more troops under arms. The Germans, he said, have called up two more military classes, numbering' 900,000 men. and have demanded that. Adolf -Hitler's satellite nations in Central Europe proviso another 500,000. (A Berlin dispatch..'to a...Stockholm newspaper said that all German boys between 10. and 18 will be mobilised for- the war effort and Unit boys of 17 and 18 will be put under military training.) LoKOVhky said that opposing the Gcimans and the troops of such satellite nations . as Hungary.- and Rumania the Red. Army /'is using only its own forces. Oppose 19 Axis Armies "The Russian armies are tirelessly and uninterruptedly engaging in fierce combat along -the en- WASHINGTON, April 23. (UP)— Thc United States no longer will risk the lives of .sailors so that civilians can have gasoline to go to a bridge party or to a ball game. Thc heads of five major government agencies issued that statement today after announcement that a gasoline rationing program for 17 eastern seaboard states and the District of Columbia starts May 15. Officials said the average motorist probably would not be allowed more than five gallons of gasoline a week and that it might be as low as 1\ii gallons. The American Automobile Association reported that front .ttftm^i^ Arctic.. tp .J&e, ..... Black Sea agalnst'lfi -Axis' armies;'* ., he said. . • • •; ,•• A;. V Lozovsky asserted that "immense" Russian reserves are Entering the struggle and are "refuting Ger- muny'.s boasts that the Red Army hn.s been destroyed." The official Tass news, agency in a Cairo report said that Nazi pressure and open threats had been unable to compel the Hungarian government to send 500,000 troops . to the Russian front. . or more than 12 gallons a week. The rationing order will affect almost 11,000,000 automobile owners in the Eu:>t. Many of these motorists will have to use other means of transportation. French Diplomats Break With Laval WASHINGTON, April 23.. (UP)— The revolt of five French diplomats against Pierre Laval today was expected to lead to further resignations in the French foreign service and to stir increased resistance to the Vichy regime within France. The five diplomats resigned their posts at the Washington embassy In angry protest against Laval's of the Congress of Industrial Or- | Most of thc gasoline used in the ganizations: W. P. Witherow. pres- j E;ist ' ha « I)CC " supplied by tankers . .1 ». _ r . i_ _ XT .. i .. i » .:_<! . ivhtMi h'.ivr» ^n <;«ll Ilirraioli Ihf* 8G 1 .-! 86 li 88~; 8!) li 85 M 87 T^ 85% 88% itlcnt of thc National Association of Manufacturers; John W. O'Leary. chairman of thc executive committee of the U. S. Chamber of Commerce, and T. C. Cashen. chairman of thc Railway Exccu- 89li tive.s Association. which have to sail through thc submarine-infested waters of tho Atlantic. Curtailment of non-essential use of gasoline in thc eastern area will case a .shipping situation that hits been growing more acute since I he war began. Heartaches Go With War .... GosneH Families Prepare To Move Fruit trees ore in bloom but j some of her homes and .sons- there will be no fruit—Flowers are! permanently. in bud but there will be no more i ' But, it hiUs mighty close when blooms...Thc fence nced.s fixing it i.s your own home...and your but there's no need to repair it... It'.s housecleaning time but its' useless to wash thc windows and .sweep down thc walls... own .son. Has Sacrificed Often Four times -Vlr.s. Fulgham has | done her patriotic bit for Unclr That i.s what Mrs. W. R. Fulg- San. Fir.st, it was in World War 1. ham thinks as she doc.s her daily Her husband si/rvcd overseas in tasks at her Gusnell home with ; open battle where he was gassed another though-, always in her sad | and after ;i year of service "ovrr mind...to watch for the postman j there" he was returned home-—ill who may bring tier news that her j of chronic bronchitis and coin- two sons in thc Navy arc safe. \ plications. Must Make Way For Base He shows the results of having A. M. Britton. Vance Dixon, Hollis j James R. Stovall was installed Jumper. H. T. Campbell and P. S.' " c n """ T !«»„-,v,™- -F ^- ~i..u «• Parker. Clear Lake—Ray Haynes. Louis Hcnson. Moses King. J. W. Beachman. Jim Allen Haynes. F. A. Rogers and L. T. Ellis. New Liberty—Toley Peterson. Dolpli Garrett. J. V. Pearcc. Chester caklwell. C. C. Cobb. H. W. Mahan. P. B. Jarrett and P. E. Eubanks. Blytheville—J. W. Maloney, Fielder Perry. Fred Wahl and Fred Fleeman. Lost Cane—W. A. Stattler, Chas. Rose. W. D. Vastbinder. C. A. Ev- un oagc 2) as a new member thc club. E. Bracey was a guest for the luncheon meeting at thc Hotel Noble. New Orleans Cotton prcv. open high low close close Mar . 2019 2019 2014 2013 2020 ;May . 1951 1951 1940 1940b 1947 July . 1969 1959 I960 1960 1966 CJT.t . 2004 2004 1993 1997 2001 Dec . 2C05 2007 2003 2003 2008 Jan . 201Gb 2004 2000 For -Mrs. Fugham has to move 1 been gassed and lie i.s receiving a, bccau.sc thc nc'.v Army Air Base 1 small pension i'or his illness, }\c will be located at the place .she hastened to say. has called "home" for the past nine years. Sharing a similiar Almost three years ago, her i eldest .son. Eric, wanted to join the sorrow nt i Navy aithough he was only 20. giving up their homes arc 801 She gave her consent. Then lirr other famUic.s who live on thc •2761 acres in thc Gosnrll section being purchased by the government, for thc major ba.sc and twin bomber training school. All of their stories are sad but possibly none is sadder than that of thc Fulghams...but they aren't grumbling...they arc just bewildered. when she last heard from him. She luus not .srrn them in two years. Now. it's her home. Since she and her husband moved to the Rcchtin farm nine years a^o I, hey have converted thoir rented land into a profitable art-cage. They did such tjood work thu.t they were to rent. 50 acres instead of the imximum 40 usually rented to one family on thc plantation. They planted .15 fruit trees— now t.hnv KP(. onh strucl-ion job, lie was told "Sorry, no mrn over 45." Mr. Fulgham is 47 and a World War veteran, but lie's too old. Still Tatnotic "We arc not unpatriotic. Please don't- think we arc. But I just can't Hie decision made yesterday will ' .speech last Monday in which he illuw licensing of 13 embahncra vho took an examination given by thc board March 23 and passed with u grade of 75'per cent or ligher. The plaintiff attempted to prove that thc men had not practiced embalming under a licensed em- for 10 years as required b.V the board rules. Manila Man Appointed William R. Brown, of Manila.was named a member of the Mississippi County Welfare Board by the State Welfare Board in a meeting yesterday at Little Rock. urged Frenchmen to follow him tilong the path of collaboration with thc Axis—"on thc very day that (French) hostages fell before the German firing squads." The action reduced the embassy staff here by about 25 per cent. Ambassador Gaston Henry-Hayc declined to discuss the situation. Informed officials however, saw- two possible reactions. They predicted that when, as if expected, Laval attempts to aid Germany, the French people also will revolt. But AS an immediate sequel, they expected further retirements among "baby" son, Bennett, 17. wanted made a living. Today they owe nobody. They have four good cows, chickens. to go along. They argued that their country needed them and they wanted to sec thc world while young. She gave her consent and both enlisted June 11, 1939. Served on Same Ship For a year and a half they I place to go. No place to take their were on the .same ship, but they' belongings and no place to work 'beiirrvc anybody else can how terrible it i.s to have no place lo go although we are willing to work, hard." Mrs Fulchumi s;Ud as she picked blooms from hrr early (lowers for perhap. thc last. time. For the letters will probably be and various kinds of berries—now j mailed this week formally notifying bearing—they planted many flowers i thc occupants of Mic land that they and even beautified thc roadside must, move immediately. It is bc- in front of their hou.se. licvcd they will be given about. \Vcrc Tn Plant-to-Prosper 8-10 days time und all have bccn They practiced modern fanning personally notified by thc project methods entered l.br Plant To manager, it is understood. Prosper contest. v;orkcd hard and There arc several World War veterans again doing their bit by giving u]) their homes becHii.se of this project. Among these are Residence Damaged A residence at Franklin and Cherry streets was slightly damaged by fire yesterday afternoon. They realize that America is j are now separated—Eric, on a at the farming that Mr. Fulgham fighting to fprotect her people, patrol ship between Central and! knows and loves. her institutions, her homes and to meet the challenge of her very existence, America must sacrifice South America when she last heard from him, and Bennett stationed at an air base in Panama hogs, several good mules, a pickup Arthur DucloK. ;i. Plant To Prosper truck and other equipment neces- contest winner who farms 40 acres sary for farming an acreage of on thc same plantation. ..George this size. Bunn. a day laborer on the Charles But they have no home. No Wylic farm...E. P. Pinkerman. who with his brothers farms several acres nearby.. .Mrs. W. IX Hawkins Is thc widow of a World War veteran wno died two years ago of tuberculosis contacted while in service and who lives on two acres included in the project-. He thought of other employment. Applying for a position as guard nt (he new air bn.se con- Mar. May July Oct. Dec. Jan. New York Cotton Prev. Open High Low Close Close 2002 2002 1990 19SO 1999 1948 1949 1933 1933 19-15 1965 1966 -1953 1953 1962 1983 198J 1970 1970 1978 1990 1990 1975 1975 1987 19921) 1978 1989 May. July. Chicago Whect prcv open high low close close 121'.i 121 ! -i 119=4 120 121 ' 123'i 123Z 122 12 world, especially in the Western, Hemisphere. Approximately 105 boys are born lo every 100 girls in the United States, census figures have shown. Baby Needs Shoes All birds have wings, but E number of species have lost thc use of them. U. S. WEATHER FORECAST BLYTIIKVILLE — Warmer today and tonight. Likelihood of fresh" winds tongiht. ARKANSAS—Slightly warmer tonight. Susan McLaren, 2, who sur- • vived torpedoing of a British ' ship en route from Hong Kong selects a pair of ; shoes from those offered by British War • Relief in New York.

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