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&d*rlb* Wfco Fail To Recede TAd, Pope, B, 6 P. ft AU* te^onc 2573 ffcforo 6;30 P. M. f< VWH Be Dered BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS : _ __ "H* 13 DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANflAn *vn i,,,,™...^,, ...... __ A. 1 .»^ ? f K-J /»' < <•<* <U VOL. XLI—NO. 175 Blytheville Dally News Blythcvlllo Herald Blythevllle Courier Mississippi Valley Leader _NEW3PAPEB OP NORTHEAST ARKAN8A8ANgl_80UTHEAm MISSOURI HLYTHEVH,LE, ARKANSAS,' WKDNKSDAY, OCTOB10U 11 1944 SEND RELIEF COLUMN SINGLE COPIES British Accuse Jews of Causing Racial Trouble Palestine Terrorists Impeding War Effort, Officials Declare By United J'ress Political and rncln] tension in the MIrid)e East.was reported officially today to have flared'into violence. -British government officials accuse Jewish terrorists In Palestine of impeding the British war effort, assisting the e neiny nnd fostering a';.wave of lawlessness and murder. V In the official words of the com- munique; Jewish terrorists are accused, of -committing crimes of violence "with the deliberate intention of bringing about developments favorable to the realization of political alms." .i'The communique wns issued jointly." by. General Sir Bernard Pagct, cbinmanrter-in-chlef of Middle East forces, and J. V. W. Shaw, administering officer of the Government of Palestine. It said: ,,"A.n attempt, providentially unsuccessful, was made to assassinate his: majesty's representative in ambush." •,The Britisli officials say they will eradicate the menace with "force of arms. They've called on thc Jewish population to help remedy a situation which could, they say, "bring shame-arid dishonor on the Jewish people'as a whole." The communi- que saij flatly: • "Officers and men of thc security force were murdered In cold blood and shot while doing their duty in defense of life nnd property. Innocent bystanders have been killed. Government buildings were destroyed by explosives and fire" ..'. To the west, British troops have inoved into the Greek Corinthian isthmus; in a drive toward Athens. And.-to the north, they have cap- til red i the : Alb'aril a n; seaport - of Sar- arifle, .which Mussolini re-named ; POT(.O'Edda-,^ j.;,.%;,.i.,...:...;. •"Swedish". preas" .'dfspalcTies''-. frOnl Berlin say the Germans officially have announced their evacuation of .ah" of Greece. : , • '. With the Hliislans astride all major escape routes 'in-'Yugoslavia and Bulgaria, remnants of five.en- emy divisions, perhaps 100,000 troops, are fleeing northward over poor secondary roads. , .The Russians have trapped another estimated 100,000 Germans against the Baltic Sen. Radio Moscow says Soviet troops have thrown back 20 counter attacks north of Memej-today. Earlier, a Berlin broadcast said the Russians have launched a new offensive against East Prussia, as well;as,a new drive north of Warsaw in Poland. . In' London, reliable sources say Poland's exiled Premier Mikolapczyk has . accepted a bid to join Prime Minister Churchill and Premier Stallh in Moscow. Y Polish circles in London hope the conference will pave the way for a resumption of relations between Poland's exiled government and the Kremlin. Ballots For 35 Sery icemen Sought Here Ballots for 35 service men living in North Mississippi County, for voting In the general election Nov. 7, -have been requested by the men or relatives, It was learned today. These ballots can not be used by men overseas as they must be mailed, signed and returned to the county court clerk by election day, it was said. . The County Election Commission plans to meet the last of the week to make up the ballot, copies of which will be printed immediately so lhat service men stationed in the United States can vote. Members of the commission arc touts Applebaum of Blytheville, Oliver Clark of Frenchman's Bayou and Leroy Carter 'p'f.,tcachville. Closing of the fll'tnE time for candidates prevents pr'IBtlng of ballots earlier, it is understood.' I". --- '—~ — • — — • ' f DanvilleCbuhtyV-; Marshal Guilty, Of Manslaughter MOHRILTON, Ark., Oct. U (UP) — Danville County Marshal Riley Moss has been convicted of voluntary manslaughter by a Conway Circuit Court Jury and a two-year prison term has been recommended. Moss was charged with the first degree murder ol Pvt. Floyd Havener of Danville Aug. 12. On the witness stand Moss is alleged to have said that he shot/ the soldier after he saw a stone In Havener's hmid and feared he might be attacked when he attempted to ar- : resJ,;i)m. ,. . . - llfc" sfi'tc; presented 19 witnesses 'the 15. Presiding Vas plrcult Judge Audrey Strait of Mor- flltb'ri. •"' ' '•'••'' |* ! • . • nnd Wiilkie's Body Will Be Buried In Native State RUSHV1LLE, Ind., Oct. 11 (UP) —The body of Wendell L. Willkie arrived today to he burled In his native Indiana soil. He will go to a burial ground in his native state In preference to n place In Arlington National Cemetery. Mrs. Willkte .declined a suggestion from the office of the Secretary of War lliat her husband vest among the nation's honored dead in thc Arlington cemetery: She Indicated her husband would have preferred burial near his birthplace. Wiilkie's' bronze coffin was encased in redwood and marked witli [. cross of white flowers when It was placed on thc train in New York last night. The Indiana lawyer's younger brother, Edward, rode the snme train. The coffin will be placed In a crypt In Rushvillc where it will remain until Die Willkies' son Philip, R Navy lieutenant, returns from sea duty to attend the Iuneral services for his father. South District Workers Named Welby Young Chairman Of War Fund Campaign In Osceola District •Leaders for the National War Fund drive in South Mississippi County were announced today. They include Welby Young, chairman; Lloyd Godley, publicity chairman; C. E. Dean, secretary-treasurer, and Hale Jackson, chairman for Osceola. The following workers have been assigned their duties in the south .half, of the county: Ashport 1 -Mrs Harry. P. Worseley; Bardstown—Dr. Campbell; • Bissett—.Calvin ' Williams; Blrdsong—A. B. ; ,Jarhes; Bry- .mar—B. C. Bryan; Burdette-^L.-H; Autry,; Chris ..Thompklns; -Carson Lal!e--^Baker 'Springfield; Joe Crb- iner. ."'. . . '" • \ : ' Cottonwpod Corner Mrs. J. M. Tliomason; Deiiwood—C, : L. Denton; Double Bridges—Mrs. Howard Bowen, Mrs. J. b. Keridfick; Driver —C. J. Lowrance, Jr.; Dyess—F. M NtcFadden,.D. E. Blacicnian, Sirs.ill. L. INailling; Dj'e'ss.'GIn—Mr. Dyess; Etowah-j. T. : Rhoa.des; Evadale— Jack Uzzell; Floodway-^Steve Coclf- erham, .Mr. Waddell, -Birley'. Rav Clem Whistle. • ' . . Frazief—Ed Sticger,' Jake •Holll- man, Carey Eason; .Frenchman's Bayou—Oliver Clark; Roy Yelvington; Golden Lake—Earl Morgan; Grider—Col. F, P. Jacobs, Eric Waddell; Hall Town—H. L. Veasman- Hatcher—A. H. Diggs, Lloyd Shelton, Toy Morgan; Joiner—Halph Bowden, John Burnette; Keiser— Charlie Coleman, Harry Diinevant, John Kerat, Troy Kayc, Pete Bolick. Laney's Gin— . Coleman Crews, George Dickerson; Lowdcn—Edgar ScagraV'ts; Luxora — Mrs. R. C. Langston, Ed Teaford, Jr., C. C. Danehowcr, Stonewall Jackson Smith; Marie—Raymond Cottner, Bobbie Jones; Mllligan Ridge—I. G. Byrd, Ed Brown, Mr. Caudlll; Nodena—Maurice Lynch; Oran—Harold phlendorf; Osceola—Hale Jackson', chairman; C. E. Dean, secy.- Treas., Lloyd Godley, Publicity. Pecan PoinU-Mrs. E. B. Chiles, Sr.; Stillman—Howard Bond, S. C. Neal; 3-Way Inn—Clay May; Victoria—G. F. Hodge, Gilbert Lynch; West' Ridge—A. o. Spillings, W. Block Tyre; Whitton—Frank Dean, J. A. McCjendon, G. A. Looncy, J. D. Roberts, L. P. Nicholson; Wilson— C. W. Hoover, Carl Bird, Dwlght Anderson, Council Members Study Proposed Zoning Plan The proposed new zoning ordinance, being prepared for passage by the City Council to regulate commercial, industrial and residential sections of Blytheville, was studied last night by council members at the regular monthly meeting. Mayor- E. R. Jackson presided ever the meeting attended by Aldermen John C. McHaney, Sam C. Owens, Rupert Crafton, E. B. Woodson and Loy Welch. Boy Suffers Leg Injury While Playing Football Rupert'Martin Crafton, 10-year- old' son of Mr. and Mrs. Rupert Crafton, cut his right leg severely yesterday afternoon while playing footbnll on a vacant lot near his home, 1204 West Chickasawba. What struck his leg, direclly below the knee, was not known but it required six clamps to close the gash, cut to the bone; he will be unable to walk for several days and a tetanus shot was administered. Joiner Woman Dies Mrs. Oracle Sparks, wife of G. Wheeler Sparks of Joiner, Ark., (tied yesterday morning at Memphis St. Joseph Hospital. She was 25. Besides her husband Mrs. Sparks leaves two chtldrtn, Doyle and La- Fern Sparks, nnd three Mopchtl- dre'.i, Slgura, Vada nnd Vclma Sparks, all of Joiner. 64 War Planls Threatened By General Strike Union Doesn't Want Cleveland Mayor To Appoint Arbitrator By United i'rcss A general strike is threniened In var plants | n three cities. ' Some 70,000 members of the Mechanics Ediieiilionnl" Society of America, known ns MESA, arc scheduled to walk out In 84 war plants In Cleveland, Detroit nnd Toledo tomorrow morning. The union Is protesting because the War Lnbor Board authorized Cleveland Mayor Frank J. Lausclie to name a third member of a three-mtm arbitration board chos- (-n by the WLB to settle n previous dispute.. And the union's executive secretary, Matthew . Smith, says Mayor Lauschc Isn't neiilral In the cas e. He's asking the War Labor Boa ft)' Io have the third member selected either by the WLB, by the Army or by thc United States Conciliation Service. He says the strike will take place on schedule otherwise. A strike by 300 members of the 'tame union already has closed one Detroit war .plant, but the Issue Is different. The union says the walkout of these Detroit strikers Is based on the' refusal of the Greclifleld Tap and pie Corporation to bargain over grievances. The reply -of .Musicians' Union president, James C. Petrillo to President Roosevelt's plea that lie end thc two-year-old controversy over the ranking of electrical transcriptions reached the White House .today, aiid \vns referred to Stabilization Director Vihsori.; v ' It'Is'-understood-that PctrJllo rejected?the > President's plea- because he.- 1 said. the-, .acceptance of . tho union's position ,6'ri .the 1 trfaiserip- tlon. question .by'many companies made it Impossible for the union to-give in to those still holding out. • • ' AACHEN Memphis Newspaperman Killed In Plane Crash Hants Archibald of Memphis, district manager , of the circulation Department on leave from the Memphis Press Scimitar who had several relatives in Blythcville where he frequently visited, has been killed In a plane crash while enroute overseas for foreign service with the Army Air Forces, The flight officer was a cousin of Mrs. Earl Lowery, North Franklin Street, nn<j Mrs. Mary Akin, 410 North Fifth, whom he last visited two years ago. . Stationed at Fairfax Field, Kansas City, prior to receiving overseas orders, his wife was at Nashville, Tenn. Infantile Paralysis Cases Are Confirmed Both recent cases of Illness at Yarbro, suspected of being Infantile paralysis, have been diagnosed as positive, it was announced today. f~1 JI '!!•> IJIHIIV Sill Condition of Charles Robinson the 18 mission. Jr., three-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Robinson, Is unchanged, nf than 10 (lays ago. He Is at 111 home. v«,.~ T-I ' " " HO wiie, inc lormcr MS Ve na Flowers, one- year- old Shirley Ellciibure he k vlsltln? hi daughter of Sergt. and Mrs. Porter " Flowers, is at the Unlveslty Hospl- Tokyo Hopes To Force Compromise Peace Despite Reveres, Navy Official Warns; U. S. Fliers Blast 58 Jap Ships, 89 Planes WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (U,P.)- , A high Ameilcnn official toddy' said the Japs, desnlte. lllelf de- ,' Icnts, have n plnu they hope will' bring victory.- , • -.. ( Undersecretary of Navy: ' B(ml said Japanese .strategy Is to' pro-' long linstllllles nnd mnko thc cost of U. S. victories ns high'' ns possible. The enemy hopw ilin.t, as a result, war wcnrlncss will, sweep America and bring a compromise pence, in a Washington address. Bard added: "As we move dceiicr Into thai (enemy) home nrca our supply lines will become 'extended. Tlie enemy, on the other hnnd, will be massing his power In n comparatively-small area ..." Nonetheless, America seems lo be plninihif,' to move deeper into that home nren. President OSmCnn M the Philippine exile government hns left Washingloii,' presumably lo join Gcneivil MncArtlulr In tlte impending liberation of the Philippines. 'But the Allies, despite'their .vlc- lorles, till arc losing the- wnr 4u China. A Chungking communique said a Jnp column Is .'-wltlilni six miles of.Kwelplng, In'the southern Kwttngsl province. And a Chlncsi! cabinet spokesman- says'- thai. l^nd- lense .supplies reaching.- Chinese armies In the cast' and south 1 ', up until the end of May''totaled/GO' anti-tank -guns, • BO ' artillery pieces 'and 30 million rounds.; of rifle and machine gun nininunl- But. despite land losses in China, the 14th Air Force still Is hsm- merihg away at-the Jnps. General Chennault's men destroyed 11 Jnp plane.s without loss' Monday : In raids In Cliina, Indo-Clilna ; nnd on Ilie.Salween front. ; ..."! ••'•" . Meanwhile, a Tokyo broadcast fttys the Aincrlcnn.- ; task' "fprc.e which hit the Ryulyu islands "Monday apparently still'Is there. ' Tlie broadcast warned/ the peoiileV pf Japail:.' 1 ; .. .... ,, .:..,.. --.U' "We V,must' nol. b6'."'caught' pffj guard."' ,. ' ' .','/! Mrs. Mollie,P, Is Dead At Little Rock LITTLE HOCfC, 66tV 11 '(OP) — Funeral-services for Mrs".-fiiollie • P. 1 Worthen, 88-yenr-olu'wldo*' ; -6f' W.' B. • Worthen;' (b'under •••'at'S'Vf. |Bi Worthen .Company, - Bankers, were to be held this afternoon!- .." Mrs. Worthen, the largest stockholder in the banking firm wltlch was founded in 1877 ahd-'greW tii be the sthte's largest bahk, ; died at h* .L-ittle Rock honie -Tuesday morning. ' '.' ' A native of Little Rock', Mrs. Worthen was the daughter bf Gordon N. Pcny and .Sue Crease Peay. Completes 19 Missions; 'Didn't Get A Scratch' \ Home after 10 missions, In which neither he nor other crew members received a scratch, Is Staff Sergt. James C. Parrlsh, son of Mr. tind Mrs. J. E. Pn'rrlsh. -. Sergeant Parrlsh wns returned to hc United States from his base n England after having served as gunner on a Flying Fortress for five months, during which time Ills plane successfully completed "We were Ivcky and did whal we sent to do so they let us come said. With his wife, the former Miss parents west ol Y rbro ' After a 22-day 'furloueh he wll! a "°" a st ™ lcg P ° St; ' ^ tlraw Ja < n i i , i7i, . "- - 1 "<*•>!"- tiucr a M-day ;ur OUB I^Ut^ Rock. Her cond,t,en be^sen^to Miami Bead? . Accused Hammer Slayer Held Following Wife's Death Here TODAY'S WAR ANALYSIS New Invasion May Follow Pacific Raids By JAMES IIAIO'I'H United I'rcss Stuff Wrller Japan hns a new neighbor, tho United Slates Heel., For'weeks, American plnnc-noiir- jnij warships have cruised nmoiiK the 1100 miles from Japan. They shelled Marcus, 1100 , lies way They la n >, swi basted the 13< tl««««lcrln(, basted the Bomm QM nil" «~"1» ."I™ Ryuky.ii c (ant. And no* they've bointait Z .iMtr^Kr" * ni * Vf *'' Ryukyu Islands, 20tj miles away « "' "Mtioyed mo , .This Is no target prneticc. Some- P""™-, 0 "!*' » ot thing Is in the rising Pacific wli Nature picked this season to loose Its typhoons on the Pnclflc. America may have picked it to stir a man made storm over the em plre. The new cm r(er nltnck on the GO-mllc-long .Uyu kya chain opens up four iiosslblll ties. -. 1 -'First, It limy be the forerunner' of n fleet', blow nl « .nearby .Kyushil • Jal "cs Hnrpi; southernmost. of the 1 'Japanese Is- Jiinds, either by, shells'or bombs. Industry-rich ''Kyushu' "silrcady has been -blasted' by B-29's,' and' Allied, commnnders - now inny • figure thc time Is ripe'.for n nnvnl jii'inch'. hcnr Admiral Arthur 8 Gaipinlcr said some time , ago that concentrMul fiiivaV AttnckfcNo'fi the hoimixtolltnni may'be'expected soon No spot cm Jiipaii Is over TO miles from 'Hit coast. Anuyof-thc 45 Jap cities ovei- •100,000'population, ail-but three lie within range of' : 18-lncli luival yuns " MKy Alm'At Chlnn ' /•Second, the nyuky.u rnld may be nfmed at laying open a path to tho Chinese,.coast,, only", 300 miles beyond. Across, thc South':.0hlna Sea from, the Isla'nds lie . the 'ports of Shanghai, FOochdw, Wcnchbw • and NIngpo. •: Third, the. new series of attacks rrtay bo; n search by. Admiral Knlscy for the;, timorous Jap navy. The enemy still hns 10 to ,13 battleships, 10 to 12 large aircraft carriers nnd many smaller ships. Until this licet Is put on the inactive list, permanently, tlie Allies never can mount a- full-scnlc Invasion of the home Islands.. But all'these, theories have their drawbacks. The Navy Is not likely to mount an attack on the Jnp home islands under the guns of enemy land-based air power. Mn'ivy bases must be cleaned up before Ainerlcn can punch straight through to thc Chinese const. And HaUey's search lor the Jnp fleet probnbly was only a secondary nlni of the new rnld. Most likely, thc series of nttncks Is a prelude la some new invasion, perhaps of thc Philippines. American task forces blasted the Mnr- shalls before American fighting men Invaded the Gilberts. They struck thc Carolines before the landings in the Mnrshalls. They hit thc Plill- nt Mor- IMverts Enemy Such a strategy hns n twin pur- nlr Mrs. Lois Worrell, 38-ycnr-old mother of Holland, Mo., beaten with a claw hammer Monday night, died this morning, 4 o'clock, at Blytheville Hospital. • A charge of murder has been Placed against her husband Rns Worrell, 38, who Confessed to officers, they said, that he struck his wife many tlmts on the porch of the Will Ellis home at Holland. Mrs. Worrell's head was crushed by impact ot the hammer which delivered a terrific blow three inches above the left ear, causing a severe brain fracture. There also were bruises behind the left ear, two on the left shoulder and several on the left hand. She never regained consciousness. Worrell has been in jail at Ca- ruthersvilie since Sheriff w. A. Thomas and other officers located Him early yesterday at the home of Ms mother near Haytl. Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Worrell, member of a well known Southeast Missouri family, «er c incomplete today noon with German Undertaking Company of Stccle, Mo., in charge. The attack occurred while Mr. nnd Mrs. Will Ellis and family and two children of Mr. and Mrs. Worrell were in the house. Calling his wife from the bed- room where 12-year-old Jan Worrell was with her mother, Worrell and his «lf c went to'the front porch where screams Were heard a fciv minutes later, relatives said- They found Mrs. Worrell unconscious, the hammer nearby and her husband gone, they said. Worrell drove his car down town and told an officer he had killed his wife, but from his actions It was believed he was joking and he was told to "quit kidding." He left Immediately and a short time later officers were notified of thc crime. After finding he had not returned to the Ellis home, officers later went to his mother's home, where he was arrested. The Worrell family returned Saturday from Flint, Mich., where h c had been employed In a war plant. They planned to remain In Holland, their former home, and were staying temporarily with Mrs. Ellis, sister of Mrs. Worrell, and family. Mrs, Worrell Is survived by her husband; one daughter, Jan; two sons, Clay and Parker; three sisters, Mrs. Gertie I,add,' JSrrs. ElUs and Mrs. W. R. Sraiford,' and four from thc Invasion target and to cut supply lines to that target. Significantly, both the nyukyus and Marcus are understood io be staging bnses for planes shultllng Io the Philippines. First, Admiral Halsey crushed Jap nlr nnd sea strength in those Islands,, then he blocked by which It kl H nished Japan. It will be a costly Job nt best but less so if part of Japan's army Italy. is cut off from thc homeland or dt- preme commander In Southeast Asl facilities and n staging point for the have been shifted from the Atlantic ,™mrf« to the Pacific. Then the final blow iwlmns Japan itself. Chicago Wheat open high low closc »y Uliltri! I'rrss Hadb Tokyo lodny said 400 planes took purl in tho big American force ar.sault on tho Hyukyu IMunds only 200 miles from ihipim. • - Tlie enemy reported (lint Monday's surprise iiltiick - extended iilont! |ho ioiiglh of the sl(!pphi B - •loni! chain reaching from l-'ommxn Io thc lui|ierlni homeland, The Tokyo brmidcnsl did not cliilm iiny dainiigc to the surfucu chips, ol the tusk force, but It said more Uinii 20,of the rufdcivi were shot down. Admiral Nlmila. however, reported the powerful thrust was carried Tlie swnvms of -American chain > than fld enemy —, the Jnp alrcrn'll were struck down In i the nlr, Indicating- the enbmy put up:only fccblu resistance,'. "' , ' ''• Circus To Show At Fairgrounds .Dai ley Bros. Offer' ' Two Performances Here On Oct. 18th One of only three large clreiis traveling by .' railroad In' America this senaoh !wlll -present performances here '. next week..' ".! ':.,<''•','.. Not a truck show dut-n modern intlrpnd' circus, •'. D'alley Bros, .''Big Throb-Ring Clrats will: presdiif'per- fpnunnces nt S'"a»d 8 : p'. m; at the Fairgrounds In Blythcvllic, -Wcd- iiil '- : " :..'.•' : : , Oct.'-lB . ..,.,...... , _. ^^ilipro'ri\e ,M circuses ; 6n' tour In the; United sbtc.r Uili'sen'ioiV'lltit. only three travel by .•'rntlfond; the remiilmter using truck trflnsi>prln'- llon. Travolliig- aboard. its own-'spe-' ctni train, ,tHe Dnliey Bros,- Olrciisi will arrive .In, the Frisco rnllron'd ynrd.i . during th6 cnrly 'inprnlng' hours of- clfcus dny ami sjieqUitors are ' invltetl to witness' unloading 1 of tile mnny animals, the. heavy- wagons and other .o'ruilpmcrit car-', rled by a large clrblis. .-,- '•;-,' . ' The circus carries a, herd, of 10 elephanlj; trained for an Intrltjnta routine nerlormcd by no other -herb, Directed by pretty Nornia Dnven-; port, at 13 Hie world's yoiintiest elephant trainer, the huge. two-ton ucnsts prcscllt nj\ entertaining per-' fonnnnce climaxed by a reallstlo' bnsebnll game with the alg pachyderms themselves .: as players. , , ' Beautiful pinto and palimlno litrses directed by Miss Hazel, kliig present interesting and entertaining routines. SI Kllchlc,' fnmotk Filipino acrlnllst, balances oh his fiend on the slender bar of n -trapeze high above the heads of the spectators to drink an "upside dotvh tonst" to the city,' using, n : glass of the city's sparkling water, for Ihc tribute, • , ; •' A group of beautiful girls Joins' In n daring and artistic aerial ballet high in the big top. These arc but a few of the mnny features of the two-hour performance. Doors- open nil hour earlier to' allow ample time for inspection of the large menagerie and horse fair. < • ' Wilson Soldier Saves Bridge In North Italy WITH THE FIFTH ARMY; Italy. Oct. 11.— Crawling through a muddy ditch, Pvt. Floyd B. Jones of Wlt- I Late Bulletins MOSCOW; Od. U (Hi-)- PI I'rcintrr Josef Hlalli)'»nii«uni'crl In nil 1 order of tliu diiylha'l tins . Hcil Army Inn. captured Szefitd, liccoml Hty of Hunjary, nhil OhiJ cnpltiil «f TrnnsylvaiiU. WASHINGTON, Oct. II (UP) —Tlif Arniy Air I'orcts nn- nouiuTil loiltt'y lhal » Gtrnikn H'Ml.her Kludiin," believed (11 lie the liLst oiic In (Irecnlnnil, was. lornlfil uii,| wplurc lad! \i-c«k. T)irci' nffkfr», nine nicn ami quaillltli's of Icfhiilcii) raillo, niifli.iunri! nnd sclenlllib equipment were iMpliireJ. ..', I.ONDOK; Oct. 11 (tn 1 )—nii- . u'ili ,Mll.WU«' tmluy said Sl.vlel trrit)[i.s. Imve tlirnwn Ijnck 'in <(eriiinn roiitilcr-nldichs ,,orlli of MeiiielMii the nrcii where H|e,'K«d Afniy ilrove lu Hie . trnpplhi: ttiu N,u| s i u rn and winlcrn I.ntvla. Jap-American Labor Can'f Compete Witli :treo Labor Jn State i •< Ameritari Guns And Warplanes Launch Assault Encircled Garrison " ' Decides To Defend ' Beleaguered City bOl'linMC ALLIED HEADQUAR- TCRS. Oct 11 (OP)_A.shroud of smoko hundred-! or feat high cov^ crcd tho doomed city of Aachen this n (111 noon, a vivid Allied warning lo other Gcmnn cities should they loject 0111 ultimatums of unconditional surrender* ' , f Squadron after squadron of American dive bombers attacked the medieval city for four straight hoitfs In perhaps the greatest slnglo.'de'm- onstrullon of Ameilcnn air mlshl since- casino , w < Hacking up llio dh'cboiimers"Hcfe packed iKittciies of Amellchn nrlll- ieij ringing Aachen which added thc weight of ihelr shells to tho «i; taek Lightning P-m How. thiotigh sunny iklci In rolajs of four lo the nnd quickly weakened Nart nnti- nlrunflflrc thiownupfrom tlfcclly. l/lllnutum Ignored 1 'Hie fate or Aachen wns sealed «li«n the 24-houi suirendei-or-dle (ultimatum expired this mornhi^" . LITTLE ROOK, Oct. II (UP) —.("'""'"""n expired this morning Ah ntlwiipl'to relieve the desper- r ° " le P'y ' rom tnc Gehnari lite -.sHimtlon. on ; mnm' Arkansas commandant At precisely 10 5ft o'clock, Ocimnn tlmo, the dive" bombers were ordered lo load up nml nttnck Aachen nl noon 'Ilius, the destruction of Chnrle- ihngnu's nnclent city'got underway -«xnctly ns tlio -surrender teimt, told the Qormaiia yesterday 'Hie Ameilcan tried lo save the city tl|> to tho'last tnlnutc Before noon, dUc Iximberif dropped pani- ..,- ....,.,, nw.i ull jimny- j\. KUIISUS cotton., plaiiinllom jms bestm. Pn- lnsk| Coiinfv.Ageiit 'Stanley D. Carpenter innilc -Hint 1 Matcinciit HI a meeting ofthft I'liintorij Club in Little, Hpck yoslorilny., The .meeting had been .called to discuss labor Miortngo.v on < coltbn- fiirms an,i' in comim».tos In Arknnsas, . Tlie/pjanlcrs 'nsked for lije or JBptirieac-Amarlchn Inb6r from* the Wnr;'ReloctUlon Authority's Camp nt {loliH'er.lti.'coniprcwci .and, warehouses. Innurnncts 1 companies forbid i-i'iM of qci'iimn |irls- . but, some lire pick- Bgvqooni • •:• ,' .'.'.•., i'.l'CJovorho.r.'Ajlkliii; wlicluaskcd- for : u«c : of. JauahbsuJAmerJcnu Iribor, '-' e y.v'ill not be'iiormiUcdito compete with '''' ' " free labor. It at the i-pu a e mc<s !!»i{, (lint two c'ompVesse.i,. one'nt wttlo.R^ck tind.'.tiiic'.'at Pine BlUff, aro> BCh.cduloct tp.'opQn for .siivcfni Uny« •jlhrtUigf tpmorrow, .. ' . . ;; Doll)', of ; Hclehti'S comiircsscs have plnced_[\n ( eni.b,argii'.on",i:pltoii liiitll 8t ?%,'' 1 ) ''ViinH-cah t» hapdiwl. ; .»'ljk action. yM'lielhB tdkcri : tS re- lloyo eongestlon caused by the 'dlos- L B: r ? com l? res! >cs in cotton areas tnrpugh '.the 'state because of tlic labor lhprt»(je. . . son ' Ark " rcccmly (lrDVC 0(r a , gro and OI)B ,. , VC 0 a gro 0 mmm OI)B . Eventually.. America must Invade ncers preparing to blow up a' key \nnn. It w I ,hp n rrn:tlo IA^ ot *,„<-+ !._,.,-_'.,. ,„•,.. . • '. - . .' bridge on the.Fifth Army froiit in Jones was participating in nire- , , . : - j ; "" """ "' "' junc.1 wns p.irucipacing in nil'e- «?„ TT!° !° .n, QnSC ° Mhc Cnl " co »"«lssn'«e patrol with his Tank ji.lre Thus, the Allies soon mny em- Destroyer Battalion of the 1st Ar- hark on n series of flanking and dl- morcd Division when a group of verslonnry blows to accomplish Just Germans were sixjttcd. The Nazis ',?*••' ... , were placing demolition charges to One such blow might bo an in- hold up the American advance north vaslon of the Philippines, where the of the Arno River. The Americans Japs have concentrated tm<*|v<- for- opened fire and the enemy prompl- ces. Another might be an Invasion ly scattered for safety. Jones and of Malaya by troops under the su- his buddies made their way through ditches toward the span. The • ~ •••--• ... -jui,u»i,io* /loin, MUCHLY uiwaru inu span, me Nazi Adtnirivl Louis Moimtbattcn. A third explosives were removed, and Amer- mignt be the seizure of bases along lean troops moved on toward the the China coast to provide supply stronghold of the Gothic Line Private Jones is the husband of - ~ -« "" i "'&"«r< ii'jui. lui VIIL- f nvnic »>ones is inc mi trip to Jnpnn. A fourth might bo Mrs. Edith Joncs, Wilson. B landing In the Kurlles, the doorway to tlie northern "Jap Islands. Military analysts believe such an Invasion scries would take six ST Tn itm rvt M ITIPI v™, months, By that time full British .JT'J"3UIS, Oct. ll (UP)-Hogs and American might probably would „",„ To^r e $1470 TO haVP hoon sllift^rt frnm Ihn AITanlln ' . '.9 1 ? _!"'5' . *"-.' u - 15 ° 20 Hn rrrf, ' pomlds Catdc receipts 6,000 head, with 5,000 salable. Calves 2,000 head all salable. Slaughter steers $9.25-17.- Slaughter heifers 8.00-16,50. ...,v, ..,..,. „. , v . omnium, aim luui open mgn tow close «- aiauRiner neuers 8.00-10,50. brothers, Gabc, J. E.,' • J f A., and Dec. . 103V! l(i4Ti 163-7. 184(4 lC3-)i .Stoekcr nnd fec<lci'sleers $750-13- Cooper Joncs, all of Caruthersville.'May . 159'i 160% 159Vi 15DS 159Vi 100, . . . .' Npncom Cited For Gallantry In Southwest Pacific SOMEWHERE TN THE SOUTH- .WEST PACIFIC,, pel:': ll.-Arkan- si«' hntlvo sons nfo : b'u'sy shofclng thc world they .'haven't forgotten how. to shoot straight and keep cool when the bullets start flying. Men front that state .took'rt prominent part In the proceedings "when the Commanding General 61 the First Cavalry Division n^nrdcd Silver Stars,to the men in his 1 outfit who had distinguished themselves by heroism In action during the campaign which gained control of the strategic Admiralty Islands. Thc Silver Star is awarded for heroism and gallantry In action above nnd beyond the call of duty. Men from Arkansas receiving this highly-prized'decoration were Private Johnson H. Crnndoll, son of Mrs. Bertha Crandell, 5(M North Seventh Street, Fort Smith, nnd Corporal James B. 'Anderson, son ol Mrs. Bculnh Anderson, 521 Lu- mernle Street, Ulyllicville. Fire Razes Negro's Home; Catholic Hall Is Damaged A. small Negro house was butned cud Very slight damage''done fib' the roof of thc Catholic "Hall I In '.wo fires Intc yesterday. The: two-room house owned i by Sam Clayton, 112. East Matnis,;was practically destroyed by tire which broke out about 6 o'clock. N6 one was at home and firemen believe the flames originated from n kerosene stove. A broken flue thimble caused a roof lire nt the Catholic Hall at 7:30 o'clock after B group of young people had made ctovc there. -...-.., „,,,. wu.,,.^10 mujiyeu pamphlets urging the Inhabitants to give "P And the clly was circled by what the doughboys 6all Aimy hog call* crs, 01 giant loudspeakers ihounteil on hnlf-trncks, which broadcast np- penh to (lie doomed garrison u" The will' of tho German com-' mnijdnnt clearly, was not ,that of Aachen's residents l/nlted ^rc^, C6rrespondcjif Jack Prankish, stand-' ing on heights outside'Anchen, says ho saw scores of white flags flutter- ng on houses In the city this morning Btit/fhe says, the flags dlsan- IMrtfed Wfore noon i . ". il«Wi Surrender PrankHh says hio're than 100 Nazi troopi arid civilians straggle'd Inlo American} llncsf nnd- surrendered They said more tried to comb, but wcie presented by German officers One pilsbncr said thfte Nazi officers inside the railroad station were sniping nt German soldlirs who tried to sneak through the station undciiwss and cross to the Amerl* can lines J Oilier German prisoners snid the dHc-bomblng threat brought chills I to their comrades They repoitcd that Pr38 Lightnings arc thc planes most.feared, by,;the r Germnn-,arin^ .As nn nnll-cllinn;i.'to'uVe';A'merl- cnn destructive nttnck, the German'•' radio' said today that Aachen 1 has lost Its Importance as a supply "center and mllltnryjbaso. ' J ' ".-.'-. '.^: •This frequently rb, the'phrase used by Nazi propagandists Ih"pf6> ' paring the hpm6 folks for Germffi' denials. Nonetheless.-a late report siiys -German relief columnslesll- mated nt one division Hn'.strcngtli now are..trying.; to., reach' ihe'be- lenguered Aachcn.garrispn^.Muzzles of United States ;'artlliery. tyrnctt eastward and northeastward to shell the advancing 'Nazi .reserves'Vand Llghlnings are strafing', the"V,troop columns. • •-.•'-''-.-.-- ,•,-, Palton's Men Battle' Elsewhere on the western i" front, General Patton's troops are battling through- underground "-tunnels" of Port Drland southcasl p'f'Mclz/ahd heavy street nghling. continued in Mnlzicres, six miles north of Metz On the Netherlands ' froht, the Canadians cut .off;.10,0.00. .Germans In Schelde estuary with an advance across a causeway linking Bcvelnnd peninsula with the mainland.' - "' ' And on. the southern European front, the Germans apparently ar<! planning to step up their defense of northern, Italy. . ....... Reconnaissance photographs ' of lost night's .heavy RAP attack on Verona indicate that Field Marshal Kesselrhig'is rushing up'large rftnrpnt.ratlf^Ac* nf r,,^nU A » a fire In the The flames were extinguished by firemen before much damage was c!one. Weather ARKANSAS: Fal,- this nftenioon, tonight and-Thursday. Cooler In west potions tonlghl wtth light to locally heavy frost. Minimum temperature last nigh't wns 40 degrees with maximum yesterday reaching 61 degrees. " concentratl.cS^ of siyjplies. In American, heavy bomber action, some._250_Flylng Fortresses escorted by nghters.attacked .military tar$i>ts today'in the areas of Cologne and Coblenz In the Rhineland; Most of t the bombing' was ilione by instrument through n'ri overcast. '"•'-. Listed As Casualties Official casualty lists released by the War Department include names of several men from. this section! Pfc J. c. Burgess, son of Mrg Garnella Burgess of Dell, and Pfc, Carl H Haynes, husband or Mrs Lucy Hajnes Of Caraway, are among those recently wounded In the European area. \ New York Cotton open high low close prcl Mar. . 2186 2195 2186 .,2192 ,2187 May ,,218« 2195. 3UOM^ 218S July ,., 2152 2171 ' 31K' aW JIM Oct. . 2207 2210 2207 2210 2207 Dec. . 2187 2195 2187 ' • '

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