The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 9, 1944 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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M~M w,, « r. R .«,v. ™, , opc , By . ,. * M _, r-¥tat 25?3 Bc/ore 6 jo f . ^ ^ Bo Do/ivered BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS Dally News BUrth^n. «„.,.,"~ ' ' OP N »T1IEASTARKAMSA3 AND SOUTZifeAST MISSOURI '^"^ f ** - ' Single By McQuinn Puts Browns Ahead In Second, 1 to 0 SPORTSMAN'S PARK, St. Louis, Oct 9 (IJ1M Blytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader this ni'tcriiooji. Scattered clouds hung over St. was somewhat smaller than it has the crowd started With the Cardinals holding a 3 I otter had to come through to keep the fling. For the Cardinals, Lefthander Max I I otter in the second game of the scries, i niff ior a fledbird victory tliat would ly Utle - i,'ive the National BROWNS-Don Gutteridgc fouled out to Ray Sanders back of first base. Mike Kreevich struck out swinging. Gene Moore worked the count to 3 and 2, then watched the third strike go by. No runs, no hits] no errors, non. left. CARDINALS— Danny Lllwhilcr went down swinging. Johnny Hopp lifted the first pitch to Don Gut- terldge in short right. Stan Mustal bounced the second pitch down to second, and went out, Gutteridgc to McQuinn. left. No runs, no hits, no errors, none SECOND INNING BROWNS-Vern Stephens fanned, swinging nt n fast ball, diet Lnabs slammed a triple to the wall in right center. George McQuinn drove a ground single past second and into center field, scoring Lnnus. Murk Christman hit a high fly to Johnny Hopp in short center. Myron Hayworth lofted another high one to Hopp in short center. One run, two hits, no errors, one left. CARDINALS-Walker Cooper lined to Stephens nt short. Ray Sanders popped'to Gutterldge in short center. Wliltey Kurowskl bounced n single off Christmas's glove at third. Marty Marlon came up, but Kurow- skl was picked off first and run down, with-Potter tagging-him tor the out. McQuinn and Gutteridgc got assists on the play. No runs, one hit, no errors, none left. . •,.......'' - " BROWNS^Nelson-"^: cd a 3-and-2 pitch go by for a third strike. Gutteridge fouled out to Musial near the right field bull pen. Kreevich 'dripppcd a double into short center. Hopp came in fast to get his fingers on the ball, but couldn't hold it. Moore walked on lour straight pitches. Stephens forced Moore al second, Marion to Verban. No runs, one hit, no errors two left. CARDINALS — Marty Marlon grounded out, Christman to McQuinn. Einil Verban pushed a single Into short center. Max Lanicr followed with a Texas League single (o the same spot .that dropped inches- in front of Kreevich as he charged in. Verban held oh at tecond. Litwhller went down swinging at a. curve ball. Hopp fanned to end the inning. No runs, two hits, no errors, two left. Missouri Youth Fatally Injured Collision On Highway Kills Samuel Burton; Others Are Injured S<imnel Anderson Burlon, son o Mr. and Mrs. Harry Burton 0 Steele MO., was Instantly ktlle Saturday night when a car struc a- truck south of Porlageville Mo near [he Wai-dell turn on Hlghwa Blythevilh Residents Hear Talk By Truman Blytheville and Mississippi County were represented at the public - gathering in Caruthersville Saturday night when Senator Harry S. Truman spoke. f. Among thos c attending from here were Noble Gill, Democratic National Commilteeman; Mrs. James B: Clark, chairman of North Mississippi County Democratic Women's Club; County Judge Roland Green and Mrs. Green, the Rev nnd Mrs. s. B. Wilford and Mrs. Roy Harper with her husband Capt, Roy Harper of Caruthersville, who recently returned from 33 mouths foreign service. Osceola Mart Wounded John P. Jones of Osceola, technician fifth grade, has been wounded in the European area, the War Department has announced. Son of Mrs. Luther E. Jones of mat place, no delnils were revealed. Temperature Faffs To 43 Heaters were turned on today after the temperature fell to 43 last In'l r H desrccs abovc freezing. The drop was sudden with Saturn l3 i £ av i n( ; ^ een a hot d! >y f ° r October but temperature today continued lower than during the week- Cl. C. L. (Jnck) Samford, 29 of Hoi and, Mo., driver of the car wa bruised and suffering from 'shoe nnd several riders on the true were injured. Several persons In the truck, be longing to Ralph Hutchison, Caru thersville, Mo., farmer, were c and bruised and one suffered fractured collar bone but I none r quired hospllalizatlon. The accident occurred as'Mli Samford youth drove his car arouii flares .on the highway where re pairs were being made. Glare from the flares prevcnte his seeing' Hie large truck nnd trnll er nnd he struck the rear of th trailer as he passed the last flare The Burton youth, who celebra't J his 18th birthday Friday wa steele. EmlstirigMn .th Army when very young, he'serve 19 months before being given n •'.onorable discharge more than year ago. Funeral .services were to be hclc this afternoon, 2:30 o'clock, at tin Steele Church of Christ by the Rev ,; w - Price . pastor, with burial a Mount Zlon Cemetery. Besides his parents, he Is survived by four brothers, Harry Burton Jr. with the Army in France, Capt. Joe Frederick Burton with the Ferry Command of the Army Air Forces at Memphis, and D. Franklin and Jack Arlm Burton of Steele- three sisters, Mrs. Thelma Carter and Miss Betty Jean Burton of Memphis, nnd Patricia Ann Burton of Steele, and his grandmother, Mrs D. Bradshaw of Ridgely, Tenn Dei-man Undertaking Company of steele was In charge end. N. 0. Cotton Nation Mourns Wendell Willkie Heart Attack Ends Colorful Career Of Republican Leader By United Press The Nation (odny mourned the passing of Wendell Willkie, the second great American public figure o dfe within a week. His dealh ame four days after that of Al Smith, who like Willkie, sprang from humble fame. origins to national in. yes- The 52-ycnr-old Willkie, who captured the. 1940 Republican presidential nomination in one of the most sensational political conventions of American history, died of a heart altack at 2:20 a terday. The end came suddenly. Friends had believed h c would be dlscharv- ed from New York's Lenox Hill Hospital this week. Only Salurrtny physicians were predicting his quick recovery.. Bui he suffered a heart attack and was placed under an oxs-gen ten. He suffered a second attack a few hours later. But at Truman Attacks Campaign Talk Of GOP Leaders F.D.R. Not To Blame For Unprcparcdness, Running Mate Says CAUUTHEliSVILLK, Mo., Oct, 0 —United States Senator Hnrry S. fniman, Democrntlc candidate for Vlce-Presldeiit, Saturday "night, toM n crowd of nbout 10,000 nl Legion Turk Pair here, thnt Republican standard-bearers in Hie present campaign were resorting to "dem- ngogncry nnd chicanery" In current campaign speeches, and said It would "be dangerous to tjikc u chance on creating distrust with our Allies n|. lh| s crucial stnge of the war by placing nn Inexperienced 1 lender In the White House." Scnntor Trnmnn referred to n speech he mnde here In legion pnrk In 1937, pertaining to efforts of Woodrow Wilson to create a League of Nations. "This speech", said Truman, "wns brought nbont by the fact that In 1931 Japan hnd gone into Mnncliura, Itniy Into Elhlopln nnd Hitler wns threatening to go ito Poland, which he did two venrs ter." Recalls Warning Just n few days after the Fail- here closed, Truman snid President Roosevelt, in n speech In Chlcngo warned this nation that Europe wns preparing to plunge the world "to w«r. "'id urged thnt this country build up defenses for n conflict tnnt was sure to conic. Truman said the President wns called a "war-monger by the pacifists and Isolationists, and the Republican minority in the two houses of Congress. "TJmt minority, said Trnmnn, "voted against Increase of airplane production against Lend-Lensc, ngnlnst con- In recent campaigning speeechcs oy the Republican party leaders Senator Triimnn said they were trying "to make it appear that life SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Held Prisoner country unprepared because President didn't make nn effort soon enough to get us prcpnr- ed. "They have garbled quotations from his speech of Oct. 5, 193'j leaving words and sentences out of their proper context, and have deliberately misrepresented Hie facts I consider this, the lowest form of political chicanery, nnd am sure the American people cannot be fooled by any such .form of dishonesty" V Truman,' said the ..candidate for Vice-President on the Republican ticket was endeavoring to show thnt he (Truman) as chairman of an investigation committee, hnd made nn attempt to Impench the administration in Its conduct of the wnr. Appioved By "That committee, whose name was shortened to the Trimmn committee, wns created by the Democratic majority of the United States senate. It had a mandate from the DemocrBtic Majority of Hit- Senate 0 investigate the National Defense Program; It had the approval of he President of the United Stntes rhnt committee honestly and conscientiously investigated the nation- il defense program, pointed out errors thnt were being made, nnd sug- jested remedies. In every instance. «e President wns consulted and vholeheartedly approved what the Committee .was doing. That Committee has been credited with sav- ng billions of dollars of the taxpay- rs money, and with saving countess lives in discovery of faulty 'QUipment being made by dishonest ontractors. "The reports of the Committee hnvc been garbled and made lo PPcar as partisan criticisms of the > ?i tlon ' wnen m fact efforts 1 trial Commute were in coopern- lon with the Administration, nnd or the welfare and benefit of the ighting men of this country I ont believe the American people an be fooled by any such demo- aguery and chicanery." Senator Truman said we are now •Inning the war, but that it is not et won. The leadership under the resident has been efficient and uccessful. He said he had stated me and again that In his opinion t would "be very serious and rian- crous matter to take a chance of realing distrust with our Allies by lacing an Inexperienced lender at ic helm of the government of the 'nlted States al this time" He warned that Hie isolationists ho gained control of the govern- lent under Warren G. Harding ere stm n ij vc in tho Republlcnii •arty and, were making every cf- ort to obtain control of the cov- ••nnient again. "I don't think that we. as citi- -ns of this county, can afford to Ucut. Rlwooil Wilson, missing in notion since Aug. so, hns been reported n prisoner of wnr of the German government. Lieutenant Wilson Is the son of Mr. nnd Mrs. E. V Wilson of Houle 2, Blythevllle. Red Cross Group In Session Here St. Louis Executives Direct Clinic Here; 80 Workers Attend Eighty American Red Cross work ers, representing 13 chapters of tl JO included In lhc Northeast Al knnsas District of the America Red Crass n(tended the nll-rin training program for chapter e.xc cullve nml volunteer personnel hel toclny at First Presbyterian Chnrc The incellng is the first of n sc ries of chapter clinics to bo he hi Arkansas by Mid-Western .Arc District Office executives from S Lotiis. Luncheon was served nt noon b members of Circle-One of the Wo man's Auxiliary or. the church, nil brief addresses wore given by Upj Codley or Osccoln nn<| by the'Re W. P. McCanlcy of PnrngauUl.i-j The clinic training program ;"w. In charge of Mrs. Elmn B. Boon nsslslnnt regional director for.Ai knnsas, Oklfthoma nnd Kansas, wli was asslstcd^by Mrs. Aubrey Bas sett, Kcd 9'ross field rcprosentntlv for Arkansas: Miss Jewell D general field rcp'rcscntntlve for Kansas: Miss Mnrgarctt HiyV! home service". rc|>VesehtnWfiv)3) Mary Inura Halsey's Fleet Executes Bold Raid On Marcus American Naval Guns Shell Installations At Big Pacific Base II)' UnlU'il 1'rc.w "nlsvy'i roamlnti Third ' " n, c ,,° r »<"'• ""'I'osl Mflbs ty- nui (ho liomolnnd. Ah 01 '.' ""I 6 , 1 " 1 " 6 - Amcrtamwnr- •. ilps hnvu hit Marc-is i s |,|, 1(! rhov Wow ul lokyo (o strike n lie Island on the is to Japan. ,™!. A.'I 1 . 1 ?-. 1 ?'!? bomhayilment the f; C ', ires lmti ™ • H L ' lte of lhc ennny bastion. A ' llc(1 , coill 'minlriuc did not tl,e strength of the altack- bnl " MS """"^ « Mar. May July Oct.- Dec. 2191 2194 2192 2193 2154 2155 2208 2203 2189 2194 2185 2183 2143 2204 2186 2192 2194 2190 2151 2206 2192 2155 2155 2212 2194 Livestock ST. LOUIS, Oct. 9 (UP) -- Hogs 11,500 salable 11,000; top 1410' 150240 Ibs. 14.70: 120-140 Ibs. 13.2514.25; sows 13.25. Cattle 11,000 salable 9,500; calves 2,500 all salable; mixed ycarlngs and heifers 10-12.50; cows 7.50-il; canners and cutlers 5.aO-7.25; sniightcr steers 9-17.25; slaughter heifers 7.75-10.50; stocker and feeder steers 7.50-13. — .„,, i,uu. w i<*tfl. mil ill, »,.|^ .. —-~.,~J, v«*i, Hilunj f.-J 1:30 yeserday morning he had np-'™ c . !," at chance," he said. "We parently improved so much the oxy- .„ ™ s lime mnj;c a peace that """ -— - - - - Wl11 stand, so we won't have to send our grandsons to do again what our sons are now doing, and what we thought we did 25 years ago. Senator Truman was Introduced y prville Zimmerman, of Kennett, united States Congressman from ™ c ' 0lh District, and Democratic candidate for re-election. Following "is remarks, Senalor Truman pre- S JS Ph " D °n»elly, Democratic candidate for Governor of Missouri. Pnor to the address al the Fairgrounds, during which all activity ??Ji mldwa y « as stopped, a reception was held at four o'clock at gen tent was removed. But then he failed and Mrs. Willkie was summoned. When she arrived, he was conscious and spoke with her. At that time, it was thought he still might recover. His close friend and secretary, Lcmoyne Jones, told reporters waiting in the lobby that \V/kte was improved. But 'then a third heart attack, coining shortly after two o'clock, proved fatal. Jones reappeared In thee lobby at 2i28, threw up Ms arms and said: "It's all over." Mrs. Willkie was overcome. She" had to be carried from the hospf- t3l, Willkie entered the hospital' on Sept, 6 for n general physical check-up. Later, his throat-became infected. The illness was complicated by a lung congc-ntion and co- nns. A toxic condition resulting from the throat ailment then affected his heart. th e new Armory In honor of the senator and his party, followed by a pot-luck supper. Following the supper, the group s-cnt to the Fairgrounds, where the Senator spoke. Chicago Wheat r^ Dec. May ,1 p . tm W E h Inw close 164'; mx |627i 163% 165", 16014 158'i 159J<, 161 Arkansas: Mrs _ baum, rcglo'nnl direclor "o'fTiM'odL tlon: Mrs. Dorothy Powers,'n.islst ant director of nursing service nn Miss Mne Kruegcr, nursliig con snltnnt S& Arkansas. 'Hie program, wns opened nt 8:3 o'clock tills morning wllh-the sing Ing of "Arncflca",. led by Mrs George M. Lee, with Miss Jenn Sar icr ns nccompankt followed by th invocation by the Rev. R. s. Dnird pnstor of the First clnistlnn Church. Kendall Berry, chlckasnwbii Dk tricl f?mpter i\ilrnmn gave th( welcome address, followed by Mrs Bcone, who spoke on "The Purpos of Meeting". Groups for training In their spc clfic Red Cross service were held niiler the direction of a mcmbe if the Mid-Western Area staff, will Ulyllicvllle lenders of tlic variou services noting ns: hostesses. These nchtded Miss- Delia Turtle, Junta ?cd Cross: Mrs. B. A. Bugg, home iiirslng: Mrs. George M. Lee, firs ild: Mrs.'Harry w. Hnlnes, home ervicu: Kcndnll Berry, chapter administration: Mrs. B. A, Lynch •oluntecr special services: Mrs. G W. Dlllahnnly, production. BaplisSs Elect Lucien Coleman Other Officers Named Af Annual Meeting Of Training Department Uiclcn E. Colemnn of Blythfrillc was named director for the training union department of the Mississippi county Haptlsl Association at Us annual meeting held Thnirs- dny and Friday at the New Providence Church near Osceola. Olher officers elected ID serve with Mr. Colcman during the coming year are Leonard Bunch of Osceola, associate director: Ihe Rev. L. G. Miller of Blyilievillc, pastor advisor: Mrs. Bculah Britt Lloyd of BlythcvilJc, secretary: Herbert Griffin of Manila, adult leader: Jim England of Blythovillc, young peoples leader: Mrs. Dave Kcltner of Dell, Intermediate lender: Miss Doris Nichols of- Kelscr, Junior lender: Mrs. Ercel Skcen of Manila, story hour leader: J. v. Pierce of Blythcville, chorister: Miss Nola Jean Guntcr of Manila, pianist: Mnlcomb Koonce of Blythcville, zone leader No. 1: Miss Louise layton of Dyess, zone leader No. The organization Is sponsoring a two weeks revival to be held simultaneously In all rural churches within the district during the Summer of the new year, with plans to Be announced later. The first quarterly rally of the new church year will be held at the New Providence Church on Friday, Dec. 20. Naturally curly hair becomes more iii-ly In damp woalhw, but nrll- Jiclal curb tx-nd to straighten out. Jiips Apparently Surprised Adinini NlMUlK dlcl nol mention nn.v carrier plane nltncks on the h nnd. Nor did he spenk of Jnpi- nlr opposition. Appnronlly lhc Ulnck was „ complete surprise nnd Hie enemy either hnd no pin es or was mmble to Kc t (hem I e ah' in lime to be effective H wns the first surface nllnck of the war on Mnreus nllhou B h it ind been struck three times Wore by planes from u carrier task torc-s Ihe nttnck mnrks th c rirst action by Hnlsey'j Third Fleet reported since the Insl carrier strike Jffa list the I'hlllppiiiNj on Sent, as menl b • f "' S ' >>m "" :C bailll)ru '' 1 -. Hie prc-lnvnslon BUiick S al' a early Inst month. Pn l;ui Mennwlillc rnrtlo licrlln claims Amerlcnn nlr forces In tlio Pacific carried out their first loot) Plnnc mill of the wnr The enemy reports Koror Island, n the Cenlrnl Palnns, wns the Inr- «t of the all-out nlr blow over the wcckenil. Koror Is nlmve Iho Amerlcnn-lield Islands of Anitaiir •ind Pelellu. -n,ere bns been' n" Allied conflrmntlon or the raid. ''"'•- " nscs Capture, Japs Sny Enemy reports (,'dm th» ,.sl,,f mr,lnlan ( ] claim the vnllant alrme or General Cheniiaull'a 14lh Al Foice have lost nil but one of th .poses In enstern nnd sculhcnslci t/hlnn, riSl"* 5 ™!' " cll «"«klng cominun *• T "y<faJ.S:-thc7l4tli 'Air force hn ecu • prevented from slnklr wer 100030 'tons of enemy shi| l>lng last month. They dcslioye 42 Inrge Japanese vessels and ove WO smnller craft. , •Meanwhile Kwelllri, once (lie si of Ihe largest Amerlcnn air bus In .China, Is being turned Into n eastern "Slallngrnd." - As Jnimnese columns Advance he nnclent city from three side Us determined gnrrlson Is franl cnlly working on forllflcnlloim nn prcpnrlng for a inst-tiltch stand. Hadlo Tokyo reporls tlinl nd Allied Amphibious Units Land On Schelde Estuary In Bid To Clear Antwerp's Sea Churchill Arrives In Moscow For Conferences With Stalin now war conrenmco. Oln, re |,il|'.s nrrival in the RUS ,,,„ „ . ,, - now (llscnwlons, Ihe first lime Churchill niiU aiuiin cl™ nll)t , S| , 1ICC Hie historic confer- "oosuvell, (MC '" U wlll: ^wl'lenl Churchill's urrlvnl In Moscow wns nnnounced tottny by rndln Moscow mm In llic House of Commons by Uoputy Prime Minister Major Cle- mcnl Alice, He snid the new confor- miee Is n sr-quol In the recent, Quebec nee Ing l )utwcc)1 (jJmrcl.lll ami 1 resident Hoosovclt. In olhor words It can be assumed Hint Ililnus, CJnirchlll will „..„ „ sonnl nccoiml ot his links wllh I'rcstdcnt. Dlspnichrs from lonclcin said (hut one of the chief purposes of the Prime Minister's dlsciraloin wllh tin.. Soviet lender will be tho speeding of tho flnnl assault i 1K nliisl Clcrmnny At the „„«, conference America Is represented by Ambnasn-' dor Itarrlmnn, 'l'« Slndy Other 1'rnlilcms And there Is lltllu iioubl, ton, thnt Churchill mid Stnlln will lacklu oLh- cr problems before the Allies, Including lhc post wnr handling «r acr- ng ollier n per- Ihc ninny. 'Hie Ohurclifll parly arrived In viincing enemy Iroops have octuple Fttocliow-lhc last Chinese port o he cast const. Cotton Forecast Revised Upward '44 Crop Will Total Almost 12 Million Bales, Report Says WASHINGTON, Oct 9 «JP)_ The Agriculture Department 'to ay predicted that the 1044 cottoi rop will total nearly 12 mllltoi ales. That's about 470,000 bales above ie forecast made as of Sept 1 bout 11 mid n half million bales •ere produced in 1043, TodHy's report wns based on con- Itions as of Oct, 1. The Crop Re- ortlng Board says prospccls have nproverl In all states except Vir- inln, North Carolina, Oklahoma nd California, where production L> nchnnged and In Florida, New Icxlco and Arizona where rcduc- ons arc indicated. The yield per acre wa/i indicated t nbout 284 pounds, or approxl- mtely 12 pounds above the prevl- Ji all-tiine record cslnblished ii Tlic board said that unfavorable eathcr during the remainder of ie reason could bring consldcrnhV xwes. It, nddcrl that a.n tmttsunllly rgc proportion of the crop is open i fields and there is "considerable nenslness" regarding the labor ipply for picking. . kissing Since Bataan, oldier Declared Dead Richard Eugene Swank, son of rs. Annie Cockran of Lcachvillc ns been declared officially dead tor having been missing In action nee lhc fall of IJslaan, His whereabouts since May 7, 42, are not known, lhc War De- artment Informed his mother.- Weather ARKANSAS—Generally fair this afternoon, tonight and Tuesday. Slightly warmer In west portion Tuesday afternoon. Mininiuni tcmpernturc here Inst night wns 43 degrees wllh 70 Moscow nmlcl now ,,,,d.slrotie Soviet cr Icisni of Pope [.,„„. Tlle , mt , lorl . tnllTO piibllcnUon, Wai- nnd tho n "?, olnss ' ^''n'tciiBcd wlml it called the sinister shadow of U 1( , Vnllcnn nnd Its cuircnt pence nm- Metivcrs. And it ntlnckcd tlio Papal blnto s foreljjn policy before and during the war. Only nil Hour before this sudden sunburst of news from Moscow, thn 5!F l 5!!yL r .- lu< > Dumbarton Ouks uro- posfiTFTrjr n post will- security or- 8«m/.al.|oii wns rcvonlctl in Washington. . r ; The framework for world pence IK by no menus co.hplcle, but n solid foundation hns .been Inld Here Is n summary of these pro- The new organization would be cnllcd "Tho United Nations." it would back up pence with force Including special nlr units. The pence loving nations would make recom- nicndiHIons for keeping the world pence nnd security. Council In Ohnrgc ' A security council would hnve full' responsibility for economic or mlll- lnry menus. Permanent members In nils new peace organization woult >o America, Britain, Russia. Ohlmi nnd eventually France. Oilier nations would be chosen '.och nicmljcr would contribute so mien nlr power, so much sen power so ninny Iroops lo llio maintenance of peace. At the s(tme time, there would Ije an economic nnd social council on- ernting within the world pence organization. In the words of tho pro- josed clmrter, the council would leal wllh humnnllnrlnn aspects of nlcrnntlonnl nffnlrs, but detnlls of ccrtnln chnrlcr proposals nrc lack- ng. For example, tlie recotiuncndn- lons do not say how nnd lo whnl :<tcnl the pence loving nations will ncl In Hie event of n threat to world Mr Roosevelt Issued n statement lulling the proposals for the world once organization. The President aid Ihey represent n major ob- cctive for which this war Is being TODAY'S \VAll ANALYSIS 1 Harmony On Diplomatic Front Needed «y JAMHS irAHl'KH luillcil fnutu Stnfr \Vrlter It's no siicrct that rclntlons between tin; we.ilern nnd onslcru allies nre not quHo Ihc answer lo n alplomnt'.H dream. As llic war hi Knr.ipc' drawn to n uose, rula.tlnnn, Instead , closer, urndunlly are of Mild eases of Irrilutlon frequently me cropping up, Hut, Ihen, thnt Is Hie hlslory of Alllnnces. _ Since Ulsmnrclc's day, ami before Eliroiiean nllgnmenU'i have held lo- uelhcr when lhc mutual iinrlle.H fell themselves In danger . . . The old wa nil linng , - - , threat of the iinnglng" in ova; prosperity comes Into view, the nllinnccs Uarl'incit- ing nwny. Tho Anglo-Amerlcnn- Russlnn combine'.'shows some of these- symplomsl nnd, ns n tnnttcr of faqt, nuiny high 'diplomats fear thai thp sllunlloh will gut worse boforo it nets butter. ' Lnst x wi:ek, British.troops invaded fcimrnlcly." tint, When U.S. First Amiy Closes Around City Of Adiei? Defenders Virtually ' Cut Off As Americans Reach City's Suburbs' LONDON, Oct. 9. <UP>-Allica nr- mf, i"n " U " CCl °' f a bol(l eil(| -™> mound German lioops clOBuliur I wcrp. 1 ""' 0110 " 05 '° thC " 0lL ° f A! i."'' 11 ^' 1 "'"} c «'"«l'8« amphibious tioops hnve landed behind the Qer- rnnu llnc.s In Ihe Gchclde csiuary Ihc Iroops cnmc nshore on tho south hank of the estuary. And, nlthougl tie landing was not a surprise tc Hip Ocimnus, headquarters lodft' said eaily progress wns sntlsfnctorj Woslwnid on Ihe American Firs .Army fionl, tho bntllc for Anclioi poi-mimy's 37th city, may be mov mg into Its final phnss. America! soldlcis in-inert with flnmc-throwei hnve edged forwnrc; Into the" city 1 pnLsklits. And, to the northeast, thcs. hayc linn-owed.the Nazi garrison'' (my escape route lo n mile'imd'n Even now Ihe Ynnks have vtr- tunlly plunged that escape route ihcyvc dioppcd n curtain of shell' nnd bombs across It. And one officer told United Press War Correspondent Jnck Frnnklsh Umt anyone trying to slip out wns "applying for n tlealh warrant." Snid he: "Apjiaiontly, Aachen's gnnls'on Is fiolng lo fight lo tho dent/i. We hope so. All Ihosc we kill don't have tc lie fed nnd guarded." May EitclrcJe Meis I'o HID south, Ihe American Thin Army Is trying to pull the enme pn- circling Indies against 'Met?, tlv giiLcway to the Snnr basin nnd ore of : the bnstlons The Bhlknn!,, except 'possibly foi ivlto always has looked towiu-d niissln, ! politically If not militarily, used lo be nn Anglo- French sphere, of influence, During the lust wnr, for liistnnce, nrltnln nnd ri-nncc had nlllnnces with number of Balkan powers. Mill, the Iliuulrm Hear i?o longer I* n cub, cllhor In the diplomatic or mlltlnry flcl,d, It is expanding, expanding toward the west nnd the Last Rites Held At Manila Today "or H.A.Coleman MANILA, Aik., Oct. O.-Puncral crvtces were to Ire held here this fternoon for Harold Alonzo Colemn who died Wednesday at n hos- Ital In Ann Arbor, Mich., of a stom- ch arimczit. He was 18. A volunteer In the Army, he cn- stcd Dec. e, 1913 and was given ii limiomhlc discharge in May be- anse of his age. Since becoming 18 i August he attempted to teenier ie service but failed to pass the hyslcnl test. Born In Manila, he made his home I'll n sister, Mrs. Mcrla Asha- v.nncr. He also Is survived by his •Uhcr, A. J. Colemnn, formerly of amla and now of Lcoln/Ark • two thcr sisters, Miss Lois Colcman of 'cmphls nnd Mrs. Elsn Byrd of emphls, nnd two brothers, Joe oleman of Memphis and Pvt Juan Colemnn of Cnmp Shelby, Hnt- esburg, Miss. Howard-Tliompson Funeral Home is to be In charge. by one time Influence wielded JSrllnln and France is fndlug. Already Ihesc Interests lii the 53nlkm>,s have clashed lo some ex- lent, fUissIn showed no hesitation In throwing out tho Anglo-Amcrl- cnn armistice mission In m: even though there Is some ,,,.„.,lion nl-oul Its proprlcly there. Sccretnry^of State Hull snys the whole matter him been patched up now nnd the mission Is rendy to return to Sofia. Dut the fact that it happened nl nil Is nn Indication of Ihe growing' tenseness In the Bnlkans. For Drilntn, this Is no mere economic matter -In the BnJknns especially In the lower Balkans. Britain needs to rctnln control rlonff lhc Mediterranean, bcctyisc there lies Us empire life-line lo Indln, Singnriorc nnd the Fnr East. IlrltUh Would Guard Flank IJrltnln Is cspeclnlly concerned ever the Turklsh-D«rdcncll'es flank of her llfc-llne. That cerlainly would ' • slew York Cotton ar. ay loci. Dec. Open high low close pr. cl. "2187 2186 2151 2184 2190 2180 2186 2182 2189 2178 2184 2M8 21.50 2138 2147 2201 22M 2109 2203 2187 219'J 2185 2188 0;>penr to be one of the „,., reasons why the British are push-' day' Ing the Invasion of Greece, al though the main purpose, nnlurnl ly, Is mllllnry. clashes of Interests in the Balkans clcmonslrnto again jusi low Important It Is for an enrlj hrce power conference betwcer America, Britain nnrt Hussin, n •roil of "politico.!'' Teheran. As Prime Minister Churchill re- tiarkert In Commons recently, oui lolitlcnl progress k- not keeping incc wllli the progress being made en the battle-front. Premier Stalin turned down an nvitatlon to the Insl Quebec conference—some thought he as curt explaining, lrj_ effect, thnt hc wns too busy running the war to talk with Mr. Roosevelt Mid Churchill. Most people bcHeve this conference hardly will come until after the elections here at home because the real temper of the country will not be known exactly until after Nov. 7. imd U already hns pushed aheae four inllos. .Incidentally,. America's Numbei One soldier, Qenernl Marshall, hns paid n vistt to Sixth Army group headquarters. Visiting Lieutenant Gcneinl Jncob Devers, the com-1 mnnder, he snid: • • '• f "As far ns I hnvc gone, I've found high morale with everybody deteri mined to carry this thing through! As fnr ns tho U. s. Army and Al; Forces nre concerned our deploy^ mcnt hns been Inrgely completed.'! The Army chief ot stall cxpressd pleasure nt the break In the weather] which has permitted full-scale* aW attacks on Germany. ". I Those nlr attacks continued toilnyl Over 2000 Amerlcnn wnrplancs hill targets near Schwelnfurt, Cobicn/ nnd Main/. In the past 48 hours 1 As Berlin sees It, the "IntcrmcdH ntc stage" of the wnr In the wesH has. ended, nnd General EiscnlfowerL s striking to win n decisive victory! before winter. An enemy brondcastf quotes n Nnzl spokesman as sayln»j "The general offensive ngnlnst thrf nncr walls of fortress German^ was launched simultaneously Sunl day on the western, enstem' and Itnllnn fronU." ' ..' •-, . ^.1 Reports from the Italian front] all to bear out Germany's .claiml -hat nn offensive has opened there! At tho last report, Anierican troopJ ind pushed to within lo miles of] Sologna. And the London radio sny.« over 100 long-range shells "we'rr. Ired Into the German defenses JiJ he outskirts of Bologna 1 ycster- N. Y. Stocks AT&T 163 3-4 Amer Tobacco 683-8 Anaconda Copper 27 3-8 Beth Steel 63 5-4 Chrysler 92 1-8 Gen Electric 37 3-4 Oen Mortors ,. S3 1-8 Montgomery Ward 53 1-8 N Y Central is 1-2 Int Harvester 79 ^ Sttidebaker \S 3-S Standard of N J 55 2204 Texns Corp ..i\...'...'.".'..' 453-4 2189 W S Steel ....: 581-4 Caruthersville: Postal Worker Struck By Oar A hit-nnd-run driver struck Dus-l tin Sherrlll, 50-year old employe oi the Caruthersville, Mo., postofficJ early Sunday as he walked alcnJ the shoulder of a highway ncaij his home. 1 The right leg was so seventy! mangled . the leg was • 'amputater! above the knee. His left arm also! was broken Mr Shemll was found by rclaJ tl\es ulio searched for him whcn he failed to return to the Car after! having gone- to a nearbj station foi gasoline fcnroutc home from St Louis, hi< automobile ran out of gasoline, M)l> a short distance from homes He walked to the service statio and was returning to the car, ., small can of gasoline in his handl when a car ran off the pavemen and struck him on the shoulder! "embers of his family said " ° f the Caf d ' d " Ot sfop ' I to Walls Hospital, '« Is believed satisfactory to• day. Chicago Rye open high 106 106' !OR. Nfny . 105'J 105K 103U close pr.cll 05U i(xp MK lOS'I

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