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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOLUME XXXIX—NO. 49. Blytheville Daily Newi Blytheville Courier Blytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILUS; ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, MAY 12, 1942 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS SOVIETS SMASH DRIVE AT OIL FIELDS British Lose Three Destroyers By If T1FFE Eastern Mediterranean Scene Of Air And Sea Battle Yesterday LONDON, May 12. (UP) —Three British destroyers were sunk yesterday in the Eastern Mediterranean during a series of attacks by German war planes, the Admiralty announced today. The Rome radio broadcast- casting an Italian High Command communique reported earlier . that German fighter planes "attacking in waves" sank three of four British destroyers encountered north of the African Gulf of Sollum near the Egyptian-Libyan border. Two British planes escorting the destroyers were shot down, the Rome radio added. The Admiralty said the three destroyers lost in the action were the Lively and Kipling, sunk by enemy bombs, and the Jackal, which was sunk by its own crew after being badly damaged. The Kipling and Jackal were 1690-ton destroyers of the Javelin class carrying a normal complement of 183 men each and completed in 1939. The Lively was of the 1920-ton Lightning class which include? some of Britain's latest destroyers built since the start of the war The Admiralty said it is known .that more than 500 officers and men from the three ships are safe so that the total number of casualties cannot be- heavy. During the air attacks on the destroyers, RAP. fighters . destroyec one Heinkei and damaged at "leas two other Heinkels and five Junkers, the Admiralty ' communiqui said. The Jackal was taken in tow af ter being damaged but "had t( be sunk by our forces since it be came impossible to save the ship, it was stated. WAR BULLETINS VrCHV, May 1Z. (UP)—Terrorists have bombed six Paris hotels and restaurants requisitioned by the Germans, advices from Paris said today. German authorities isolated the entire areas affected, including the principal dowli- tovvn business districts and the eastern railroad station in an attempt to trap the terrorists responsible. Subway traffic was suspended in the bombed areas. The world-famous Marguerite Restaurant and the Ambassador Hotel were among the buildings bombed. All had been requisitioned for German Army use. Three other central Palis hotels were bombed and a hotel in the eastern railroad station area also was bombed. French police aided the Germans in blocking off the areas. LONDON, May 12. (UP) — Allied air forces, taking; an ever increasing toll of Axis aerial strength, have destroyed or damaged 1363 enemy planes during the past 10 days, a compilation of United Nations com- muniques disclosed today. The biggest victory was scored by reinforced RAF pilots over bomb-scarred Malta who shot down or damaged 101 enemy raiders in three days. During the 10 days^ Russian losses have totaled 114 planes and the British air ministry has acknowledged the loss of 92. .SUE BEHELD HERE SEPT. 21-25 Cash Premiums Totaling $350 Offered 4-H and FFA Fat Pig Owners The Victory Pig Show and Sale will be held at the Mississippi County Fairgrounds Sept. 24 and 25, according to announcement made today by County Agent J. J. Pickren. A total of $350 will be awarded in cash premiums to the owners of outstanding stock. Of this; Deliveries to hospitals and the amount, the grand champion hog • armed forces are exempted as well Order Postponed Curbing Deliveries WASHINGTON, May 12. (UP) — The Oflice of Defense Transportation today postponed until June 1 its order restricting to one a dny local deliveries by newspapers, dairies, laundries and other establishments. The order had been scheduled to become effective May 15. The ODT ordered postponement to give concerns affected by the order more time in which to revise their delivery schedules and work out plans for conservation of tires and equipment under wartime standards. As it now stands, the order when effective, would limit special deliveries and prohibit more than one delivery lo the same person on the same day by any power- or horse-drawn rubber tired vehicle. MIAMI, F!a., May 12. (W) —Fourteen seamen died in the flaming wreckage of a medium- sized Dutch, merchant ship kindled into a "liery torch" by two torpedoes... from two Axis U-boats, survivors said today. Twenty men were saved. The torpedoing was the -12th announced by the navy since May 4 from which survivors have been landed at Florida ports. Well-Known Hayti Officer Died Suddenly At His Home Friday CARUTHERSVTLLE, Mo., May 12.—Funeral services for Thomas B. Ward Sr., 53. chief deputy sheriff of Pemiscot County, were held here this afternoon at 2 o'clock at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Maurice' Thompson, with, the Rev. Fr. P. J. Doyle, local Catholic minister, conducting the services. Burial was in Little Prairie Cemetery, and pallbearers were Judge L. H. Schult, Sheriff W. A. Thomas, Mayor W. D. Byrd, Johnnie Garrett. Alderman Ott Monan and Former Sheriff John Hosier Sr. Mr. Ward, chief deputy since 1937. died suddenly at his home at Hayti, last Friday night of heart attack. Born in this city in 1889. he had resided here since, and following his education, was affiliated with his father in the banking business, later becoming proprietor of the Caruthersville Steam Laundry. In 1923 he was appointed city clerk, serving for about 10 years. First appointed chief deputy sheriff under Sheriff John Hoskr in 1937, he was re-appointed to this post by Sheriff W. A. Thomas, who succeeded Mr. Hosier last year. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Clara Ward of Hayti; two children by his first wife who died several years ago. Mrs. Thompson of this city and Thomas B. Ward Jr., of Little Rock. Ark.; two sisters. Mis: Dorothy Ward of Caruthersville and Mrs. Mattie Coppedge of Bonnville. Mo.; a brother, W. A. Ward Jr.. of Cleveland, Ohio. Also sur- WASIIINGTON, May 12. (UP)—Rep. William F. Norrell, Dem., Ark., announced today that the War Department has authorized construction of - an air force training school at Stuttgart, Ark. The project will cost approximately S3.WIM),- 01)0 and will cover 3000 acres. Former Steele Woman Succumbs In Arizona STEELE, Mo., May 12.—Word was received here last week of the death of Mrs. Bailey Campbell of Mesa. Ariz., who died at her home after several years illness. She was the eldest daughter of E. S. Britton of this city and had lived h?re all her life until her health became so bad that she and her family moved to Arizona in 1934. She was a member of the Baptist Church and charter member of the Steele Eastern Star lodge. She was 33. Surviving are her husband, Bailey Campbell; one daughter and one son. all of Mesa; her father of Steele, and a brother, Hugh Britton. of Wynne. Ark., also her stepmother, a half sister and two half brothers of this vicinity. Funeral and burial was made in that city last Tuesday. cf the show—which will be selected from the three hogs placing first in their respective classes—will receive $25. The reserve champion of the show will be selected from the two remaining hogs which placed first in their weight classes, together with the hog placing second in the weight class from which the champion is chosen and will receive $15. The hog chosen for third place will bring its owner a prize of $10. Rules Formulated The sale will' begin : at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 25. According to the rules set up by the committee in charge of the event, all hogs entered in the show must go through the sale and be bid in by bona fide purchasers, though the owner can reject the bid that js made on his stock; the sale order will start with the champion of the show, followed by the reserve champion, succeeded by the hogs that won the first few positions in each of the weight classes; the remaining hogs will be grouped according to grade into convenient lots and sold at auction the hogs will be sold on the basis-of weights taken at the time of receiving. Club Members to Compete Competition in this event is limited to 4-H Club members who arc regularly enrolled by the Agricultural Extension Services and FFA members who are regularly enrolled in vocational agriculture of the fair area. Vocational students who have graduated or club members whose age limit has expired, will not be eligible. Those who have attended college, and all adults, are also ineligible. Limit Entries To Three According to the rules of the show, judging will start promptly at 9 o'clock Sept. 24; competent judges will be used and their decisions must and will be final; each exhibitor may enter not more than, three hogs- in one market hog class and not more than -one hog in each of the three weight classes. Other project hogs fed and owned by exhibitors may be sold in the sale; the management will call the classes, but the exhibitor must be responsible for showing his entry. Classes which will be open lo all exhibitors include Lightweight Choice Market Hogs, weighing from 180 to 210 Ibs.; Medium Weight Choice Hogs, weighing 211 to 240 Ibs.; and Heavy Weight Choice Hogs, weighing from 241 to 300 Ibs. as emergency deliveries made the interest of life, health and safety. 10 ip TOLL Two Jap Transports And Tanker Damaged; Score Is Now 24 GEN. MAC ARTHUR'S HKAD- QUARTErtS. Australia, (UP)—United States Muy 12. bombing One Killed, Two Injured In Collision One person wa.s killed and two other persons injured in an accident which occurred some two and a half miles north of Steele yesterday afternoon when an automobile driven by Charles Rone, 29. collided head-on with the Holland Negro School Bus. Rone, who was accompanied by his son, Charles Ray. 3. was taken to Walls Hospital where he died of a brain injury early this morning. Charles Ray was treated at Steele and then brought to Walls Hospital where he was treated for a fractured leg. Memphis. He was later taken to The driver of the bus, whose name has not been revealed, was 1 taken to Memphis immediately after the accident occurred. His injuries are understood to be serious. Harry Gibson, constable of Cooter township who investigated the accident, asserted that Rone was apparently driving on the wrong side of the road. The driver of ,hc bus had just discharged his last passenger, when the wreck occurred. Fund To Be Presented To Wife Of Officer viving are a stepson grandchildren. and three Kimmell Is Appointed Procurement Specialist Frank S. Kimmell has received an appointment with the Chicago Quartermasters' Depot of the United States Army as procurement specialist of canned fruits and vegetables for the armed forces Now in Chicago for special training. Mr. Kimmcl will probably be located at Fayetteville. However. Mr. -and Mrs. Kimmell expect to remain here for the next three months. Mr. Kimmell was sales manager cf the Blytheville Canning Company at the time he received his appointment. A total of $76.50 has been collected for the Potter Fund, it was announced today. This amount will be turned over as soon as possible to Mrs. Dick Potter, wife of the policeman who was fatally wounded in March while attempting to arrest Ben Hargrove. The fund was started by citizens of Blytheville as a gesture of appreciation for services rendered he community oy the young law officer. New York Cotton Mar. May July Oct. Dec. Jan. prev. open high low close close 2003 2004 1998 1999 2009 1920 1922 1914 1917 1928 1950 1954 1945 1945 1953 1979 1981 1972 1972 1983 1990 1992 1982 1983 1995 1993b 1987 1999 Chicago Soybeans open high low prev. close close May. July. 184 Vj 185 Vi 184Vj 185 1 /:; 184-k 18814 187 188 187% Livestock EAST ST. LOUTS. 111.. May 12. (UP) —Hogs:—14,000 -13,000. Tops, 13.95. 180-250 Ibs.. 13.90-13.95. 140-160 Ibs.. 12.65-13.60. Bulk sows. 13.10-13.75. Cattle, 3050. SI. steers, 10.00-15.25. Mixed yearl., heifer. 11.00-12.75. SI. Heifer. 9.50-14.00. Stocker. feeder steers, 9.25-13,50. Beef cows. 8.75-10.00. Canners. cutters, 6.50-8.50. As a whole, birds live on a diet of approximately 6G per cent insects. Stock Prices Steele Youth Hurt As Team Runs Away Dolce Eugene Ezell. 17, .son of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Lee Ezell of Steele, was seriously injured this morning when he /ell under a hay rake and nis team ran away with him. The youth was taken to Walls Hospital where he is in a critical condition from head injuries. planes have damaged two Japanese troops transports and a tanker In the latest phase of their offensive against enemy invasion forces In the northeastern zone. Gen. Douglas MacArthur announced today. They brought to 24 the total of Japanese ships .sunk or damngrd, including at least three transports and two tankers, since May 4 when the naval-air battle of the Coral Sea. greatest of the war, started off the Solomon Islands. Direct Hits M;KI.Mat: Arthur's planes scored direr luts on two enemy transports, believed crowded with invasion troops in nn attack off Kessa, in the -Solomons. They showered bombs on Japanese .Shipping m the area, and it was indicate dthat they might have scored hits or near misses on additional invasion craft. The tanker was damaged by hvc hits or near misses in a piano attack on the seaplane base a Deboync Island, in the Loisindi Island group off the southeus coast of New Guinea. •In addition, the planes damage a giant seaplane and scored dirnn hits on stores and buildings whlcl were left aflame' Moresby Slightly Damaged Japanese planes did slight damage in nn attack yesterday, on the allied airdrome area at Port Moresby, New Guinea, MacArthur reported, and attacked the airdrome on Horn Island, off Cape York at tne Northeastern tip of Australia, without damapc. MacArthur's communique left no doubt that the battle of the Coral Sea was but the opening of a new, grirn phase in the Australian zone, one .which in all probability meant a knockout fight with the fate of Australia and New Zealand in the balance. Would Use Grain To Make Rubber Appearing before n Senate committee, Secretary of Agriculture Claude R. Wlcknrd urges expansion of the program for ivuiU- ing butadiene rubber from grain nlcohol. Long-Expected Nazi Offensive May Be Started LONDON, May 12. (UP)—Axis armies, attempting to start an offciiKive through the Crimea toward the Caucasus oil i'uilds, appeared today to have been smashed back at most points with severe losses by what the-Berlin radio culled "numerically superior" Red Army forces. Details of the lighting on the Kerch Peninsula where Adolf Hitler may be tryinj? to launch his long-heralded Spring offensive with powerful air support and "new weapons" still were lacking, but the German propaganda broadcast which first described the "first great'offensive operation" of 1042 rus "In full .swing" *' • — '. later tfuld German military circles were "not Inclined to describe this buttle CM the Kerch Peninsula us the beginning of the Spring offensive." ilvuvily l''orlin<Ml Area The Berlin radio al.so complained thai the Kerch sector had "uncommonly strong fortifications" and that the Germans and Human- Supreme Court Expected To Rule Next Monday On Missounan's Case New Orleans Cotton Mar. May July Oct. Dec. Jan. prev. open high low close close 2025 2025 2021 2019b 2028b 1.026 192G 1923 1924 1936b 1953 2000 2010 1956 1947 .2003 1994 2014 2006 1947 1995 1956 2003 2006 2014b 2012b 2008b 2016b The allied planes, led by flying 1 fostresses and crack Catalina-consolidated 'bombers, with fighter planes in support, were searching for invasion ships in the Bismarcks, the Solomons, the Louisiadcs, the Huon Gulf area of New Guinea and the Coral sea. over a battlefield which is nearly 200,000 square miles in area. The Japanese fleet which attempted a rendezvous in the Coral Sea. perhaps for a direct attack on the northeast coast of Australia, had been driven back shelter of a dozen or into more the invasion bases, large and small. It was believed that the Japanese had lost about one-fourth of their ships, warships, transports and tankers, in the battle of the Coral Sea. Ensign Ben Levy Jr. Listed By Navy Officials As "Missing Ensign Ben H. Levy Jr., 27. of Ihe United States Naval Reserve, was officially listed as "missing" by the Navy Department late yesterday in a message sent to his father, B. H. Levy. The message said that the young naval officer was participating in battles in the Manila Bay area when it capitulated and that official records must show that he is missing until his fate becomes A. T. «fc T HI Amer. Tobacco 30 1-4 Ana. Copper Beth. Steel Chrysler . .. .......... 24 .......... 54 1-2 .......... 56 3-4 Coca Cola ............... 66 Gen. Electric ............ 23 7-8 Gen. Motors ............. ,?l 1-8 Mont. Ward ....'.'.'.'..'.... 27 1-8 N. Y. Central ............ 71-8 known, mation It stated that no infor- had been received as to Int. Harvester 7-8 N. Am. Aviation ........ 101-2 Republic Steel ........... 143-4 Radio ................... 23-4 Socony Vacuum .......... . 63-4 Studebaker ...... ] ..... 43-8 Stand, of N. J. '.'.'.'.'.','.'.'.. 34 Texas Corp. ............ 335-8 Packard .... 2 U. S. Steel . .............. 46 7-8 Chicago Corn open high low 86 Vi 87 »/• 86 r * July . 89 & 90% 89 ',4 May prev. close close 87-% 90 Is whether he wa.s dead, wounded or a prisoner of war. It was pointed out that it would probably be several months before it is definitely known if he Ls dead or among those captured. Ensign Levy is the only service man from Blythcvillc definitely known to have bcrn in the Manila Bay area, although others from this section were with the Philippine forces. Only one Blytheville service man has been definitely reported killed in action. He was Pvt. Shelby Shook, a casualty of Pearl Harbor. Career Moved Swiftly The naval career of "Ben Junior," as his friends here called him, moved swiftly after he volunteered more than a year ago. After attending Annapolis for four months he was graduated with honors. Placed in the torpedo division, he returned homo for a brief vacation before entering the Naval Torpedo School at Newport, R. i. Upon completion of his course there early last Fall, be spent a ''west", with San Francisco as his first stop. From the West Coast, he was sent to Honolulu for several wnek.s and then to Cavitc. Philippine Islands, where ho arrived the day before war started Dec. 7. No messages had been received .since late in February until yesterday when his father and other friends received postal cards, from an unannounced point, dated March 5. Cablegrams Received However, relatives received a Christmas cable from Cavite and an Easter message from Cebu which disclosed the information, from places sent, that he had left Cavitc and was at Cebu in April. Upon arriving at Cavitc he was made an assistant in charge of the supplies, he toid relatives in a letter written a short time before the bombing and which arrived in the United States on the Clipper The appeal of Hurry Bailey, 45- eiir-ohl Holland, Mo., man con- /ictad of second degree murder in lie slaying ; 6T E: C. Kltsmlller, 45, if Blytheville, last Sept. 30, was ubmitted to the State Supreme 2ourt yesterday and a decision is vxpccted next Monday, It was an- jouncccl today by W. Leon Smith, ouosel for Bailey. A jury found Bailey guilty of second degree murder alter the state had sought- the death penalty or the slaying of the middle-aged 'ormcr manager of the Singer Scw- ng Machine Company office here. Bailey's punishment was fixed at LO years imprisonment after more than six hours deliberation by .he jury at the November term of Circuit Court here. Bnilcy's • attorneys immediately filed for appeal find the defendant was released under $10.000 bond. The appeal move was made after Acting Judge Zal B. Harrison overruled a motion in arrest of judge- ment, mid also a motion for n new trial. The motion for the appeal pointed out that 48 alleged errors of law on the part of the court wore made In the trial, on of the most, sensational held hero in years and ono which attracted hundreds of courtroom spectators from l.his county and from Southeast Missouri where Bailey was widely known. According to lostirnoity offered at the trial. Bailey shot, and killed Kjtsmillrr at the Midnight Inn, a tavern on Highway 61 two miles north of hrre. climaxing an altercation between the two men over : alleged attentions paid Edith Griz- x.cll. a waitress ft the tavern with whom Kit.smillcr had been friendly. During the '-rial Bailey was on tho witness stanr! almost two hours, during which time he told the court that he fired only after Kitsmiller hnd made thrcaus against his life and put, his hand on his hip as if to draw a gun. lans there were uxclrig u "numerically superior enemy." The Nasal* propaganda broadcasts indicated that the opening move In the offensive on 'May 8 was a landing by Axis infantry and sappers behind the Russian lines. It made no mention, however, of what had happened to the men who made the landing four days ago, thus suggesting that nothing further had been heard from them. A British military commentator said the Gurmnm apparently made some progress on the northern >art, of this front, but that elsewhere they seemed to have been smashed back to their original positions. Soviets Confident The Russian communique after ia.vlng told of the offensive earlier, remarked today Unit nothing of importance dtvcloped during the night. Dispatches from Moscow, however, said Soviet confidence in victory this year was growing as a result of the increasing strength of the Red Army and "indications that Germany's .strategic raw materials arc rapidlynearlng he exhaustion point." ••:''. "*• >.." (Recent neutral reports' said Gas Rationing Program To; Begin Friday In 17 Eastern States WASHINGTON", May VL Approximately 8,500,000 motorists n 1.7 eastern: states beghi register-; iny today for the gasoline rationing program which starts Friday. Registration, which will determine how much gasoline a week a motorist will be permitted to buy, continues tomorrow and Thursday. Beginning Friday, a ration card as well as money will be necessary on the eastern seaboard to buy gasoline for passenger cars. Meanwhile, transportation officials are studying nil possibilities for increasing the amount of oil moved into the shortage area. The Office of (Defense. ' TTansportatioii Ls considering ; the juse of the Atlantic in tra -coastal ^ waterway. A Senate Commerce V subc6mmittec will investigate . all inland ' waterways for the transportation of oil nncl other commodities. An : iDT, . Hitler was prepared to stake his future on an attempt by 1,000.000 to 1.250,000 troops, barked by the bulk of his mechanised equipment and pi fines, to drive through the Crimea to the Caucasus, while 2,000,000 to, 3,000,000 second line troops, many of them recruited from vassal countries, defensively held the rest of the. line. (These reports said the offensive would -be a win all or lose all affair; that few troops would be held in reserve and if the Russians, smashed the drive, it probably with a preponderance o!' manpower would mean the defeat also of all the defending forces scattered north to Leningrad. \trie ; :chief the Atlantic, coastal 'waterways was -| to f in d oil - Car r ving ' barges. iSom & transportation experts have: v suggqst£ •-.' cd that wooden barges be built The waterway, the ,ODT' spokesman said, would be safe from; the « threat of Axis submarines. "The waterway run from Florida to , the Chesapeake Bay and is protected from the set practically all of; the" way. ' : '--.jX; '••'... / The office of the Petroleurn" ; co-r, ordlnator, il was learned, Is studying the possibilities of a temporary pipeline across Florida which would connect between vessels from . .tho Gulf of Mexico and those which Atlantic intra- route. Such a which ' landed at hours before the Cavitc a Japanese few at- 89% I week at home before being sent sudden illness. tacked. Born in Blytheville, Mr. Levy attended the city schools until his sister. Mrs. Norman Fclsenthal. moved to Memphis when he went with her to reside there. After graduating from Memphis Central High he attended University of Illinois, Champaign, where he majored in engineering. After receiving his degree, he was employed in Memphis before he returned to Blytheville to be connected with his father in his drug and farming interests. His mother died in ,Blytheville 15 years ago nftor a Power Application Hearing Set May IS T!IP State Utility Commission has *nt, May 18 as tho date for a hearing on an application of the Arkansas-Missouri 'Power Company, t.o serve the bomber training base which will be located hrrr. Mississippi County Electric Cooperative Corp. of Blylheville, a borrower from thp Rural Electrification Administration, is being notified that Ihe private utility wants to build a 33.000 volt transmission line 3V!: milc.s long and a sub-station to regulate voltage. Regular Jurors Will Serve For Special Term Jurors used in the regular April term of Circuit Court are expected to report for duty during the special v.trm of court beginning May 18. The julge informed the jury during the April session that they would be needed for the special term and informed them that no further notice would be given. The jury will meet at the Court house May 18 at 9 o'clock. ATTACK CHINESE Trapped Receives Held And Furious Battle Rages CHUNGKING. China, May 12. (UP) —Japanese reinforcements and veteran Chinese troops arc fighting a furious battle on the China- Burma border a communique said tonight following a 50-mile enemy retreat in Yunnan Province. The communique said that Japanese forces trapped in the Yun- nan Province sector had received reinforcements and were now attacking Chinese positions. The sector on which the battle was being fought was not announced. (Dispatches from New Delhi said Ihe Chinese had driven the Japanese back in Yunnan Province and that other Chinese units operating south of the Burma town of Lashio were extending their attacks. A Japanese column was reported still encircled near La- shio. Chinese forces that moved up the Irrawaddy River were said to have joined Chinese forces attacking Mandalay.) The enemy's 50-mile retreat in the north was from the west bank of the Salween River to the Yun- nan Province town of Mangshaih. (A dispatch by United Press Correspondent Darrell Berrigan from Calcutta indicated that the long-awaited Spring monsoons had arrived in Burma to hamper the Japanese offeasive and aid the Chinese-British defenders. Berrigan said the roads of lower Burma were ribbons of sticky mud and air fields had been flooded. Though the Japanese are now operating in the dry country of upper Burma, much of their supplies must pass through the wet lower Burma.) might take the coastal waterway pipeline would eliminate the present run around the tip of Florida and along the unprotected eastern coast of that state. ; : . Evenuaily barges may be taken from service on the inland waterways, such as the Mississippi, Ohio and Tennessee rivers, if the Petroleum shortage in the east, becomes serious enough to threaten J-war production or essential civilian activities, transportation experts said. .Like other governmental agencies, the ODT stressed that it was not interested] in transporting gasoline for non-essential driving. Dr. Nies Asked To Give Demonstration Dr. Edna W. Nies of Blytheville, has been invited to demonstrate- in the surgical clinics at the annual convention • of the American Osteopathic Society of Proctology 1 July 10 and U, in the Detroit Osteopathic Hospital. The invitation came from Dr. Philip E. Haviland of Detroit, program chairman of the organization: Other organization of osteopathic specialists, including the International Society of Osteopathic Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, the American Osteopathic Society; of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and the American Osteopathic Society of Herniologists, will hold their conventions in 'Detroit ~| the same week. Chicago Wheat prev. open high low close close May. 121% 122 121% 121% 122 Vi July. 124% 124& 124% 124% 125 Mrs. Francis. Jones Resigns FSA Post: Mrs. Francis W. Jones, Mississippi County home supervisor for the last 18 months, has resigned her position with the Farm Security '• Administration and will leave active duty June 6. Mrs; Jones, who has been with the FSA for three and a half years, wil re-enter the University of Arkansas. Her successor has not been named as yet. U. S. WEATHER FORECAST ARKANSAS-Scattered thunder- "J showers this afternoon and tonight. Little temperature change. BUVTHEVILLE— Mild temperatures With scattered thundershowers this afternoon and tonight.

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