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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Subscribe,, Who Foil To Receive Their Paper By 6 P.M.May JWepftpn. 2573 Boforo 6:30 P. M. And It mi Be Def.Vcrcd BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER nw WittTHllAR-r. AHK-.wo,o ,K,~ "^ ' >m~M 'W -f 9<*T VOL. XLI—NO. 180 Blythevltte Dally News Blythavllle Courl« BIythevllle Herald Mississippi Valley Leader ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI BLYTHEVILLB,.ARKANSAS,• TUESDAY. OCTOH1CH 17, m<i SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS FLEET REFUSES TO FIGH Volunteer Farm Workers Needed To Pick Cotton Agricultural Leaders Suggest Spare Time Work In Fields With the labor situation in this section . desperate, every man, woman and older child who have any leisure time could assist In the war effort, it was pointed out today by agricultural leaders who issued a call for volunteer workers to pick cotton or to . do any other type farm work for which they were physically fit. : .With only 40 per cent of the hum per cotton crop picked up to Oct. 15, when at least 55 per cent of.; the' county's crop should have been harvested, the most urgent call was for pickers. .Needed also are workers to gather hay and soybeans, which must be done quickly because of weather affecting these crops. It was pointed out by leaders that ; those not familiar with farm . work but -who want to aid in the war effort could best serve in the cotton field. ' '••-•'• Anyone Can Pick •'Picking cotton does not require 'Dime a Dozen'Club' needed In operating a soybean combine or hay gathering machine, and picking cotton is not as hard work as some of the heavier tasks, it was said.. Women picking cottop would relieve, men for heavier 'work, It was polntCf! out. ;. Women who never before have done.any more outside work than tend their flowers could greatly help to alleviate the labor shortage" by picking-cotton, It was pointed put.'... • . : ' ^ "The people are here and if they were as'patriotic as the .boys slv- ing their lives that: we might jive, ,they .would, get out and-go to work. Classes in ypper -grades cqulri sus^ pend for several, weeks until this .bumupr crop- Is.t'."tl>ered.iU ; |a Just n-;.case of people 'talking- ana not Rcttlns:.together to work out.a so' lutlorj", an agricultural leader, said today" and this- opinion .was 1 expressed by numerous 1 other-persons contacted. . . .... If women do not want to go into The. fields,'they can work at local industries which need women badly at-.thfc time, It was pointed out. Students Helping \A imimber of public school students are working hours after close of-school daily and on Saturdays and.Sundays to help their families gather the soybeans, hay, cotton aiid corn, but there are only .about two hours time daily, available be? fore ..dark." if the student begins •work ; after school Is out in the af- -ternopri, a survey .revealed. Others are ;*brklng In essential industries. l , Although thousands of women are picking.cotton In this section, th'ey j are those who have done such '•work-In previous.years. Ihat more effort Is being made outside this section than among the people themselves here was eyl- .<lent.:toda5' with the announcement that -transportation is being paid by the state to families in hill counties who will come here to pick cotton. It was pointed out that excellent wages are being paid for such work with the employment service office arcepling personnel need In Industries here and the extension agent's office accepting workers for farms, Any one desiring to work can call either office for a Job, it was announced. Theie eight men and one office, one of the most unique Jap-fighting outfiU in the Southwest ^™ f t,,^ 1 nl t ^' r!1 !" e ' a?D , 0 " n " C1U r.! lflei J hCU 1S1U ' el l" oml! > ed t° '""'d °«l- «-<"<™ Cor. every dozen " """"" '"" —-'—' " "" • - ,. |_ s shown handing-out a certificate allenstlng.Hhe "» s ™»>' « *» New Red Drive Amoves Toward Eqjt Pruss/p, Germans Report / • /. ' • ' ., By United Press • '• - ' The Germans say the Russians "have : opened a new offensive-toward East'Prussia. ' • the Nazi high, command says .heavy Soviet tank and infantry; forces are .leading^thene.wSissiuilt' on a 25-mile front along the-./Kaunas-Inaterburg -railroad/The Germans also/admit that the new, drive"has' reached the East Prussian kills. (ftEA Telcphoto.) frpntier> point, .,, --• ?r»"£rfemy says, the Russiiri of- »—- Tensive' opened with twin drives'"nf- 1 " ' ter"a,rolling barrage had'plBstoed enemy positions for seyeral 'hours: Radio Hffoscow has thus far'remalri- ed silent on a reported new assault. Meantime, desperate Nazi efforts to block ..the collapse/of Hungary have been successful, at least , f or the moment.' • • ,• - The new regency of Fascist Francis Szalasi has been placed In power, the power of Gestapo machine-' guns signalling more 7 terrorist executions In Budapest, Hungary's capital. The Nazi-controlled radio Budapest, says martial law has been 48 Will Begin Military Duly Local-Draft Boards :: Announce Inductees Leaving This Week ~~wo>ji,oi, oaja nmiLiui JHW jjus ueen Largest..groups of inductees in imposed on the capital city,'as fur- several months left Blylheville yes, Sous quisling elements continue terdjjy and today for Camp liob- ; their.attempts to.break, the back of inson. Little Rock, with Selective • mounting revolt throughout the Service A sending 19 men yester- ' ""I' 0 "' „ -"' . '' . • ! ^y and Board B, which comprises Moscow radio .says,a strike has the north end of Mississippi Coun- broken out in Budapest, involving ty ouklde Blvtheville, sending a pmnlnvP": nr ,,iiinlr<infl1 „ n^ ,.!„ + ,. !» _ _ r «« . / . . u ^ ll "'"5 *' j employes of municipal and state in- sltutions. And pro-Nazi supporters admit that their regime is be- „„ ul ing supported b.v-th"e use of three Roland Judicial Group Names Harrison On Committee LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 17 (UP)— Arkansas Judicial Council Committee appointments have been announced by Circuit Judge J. Sam Wood of Fort Smith, president of the council. Named on a committee to draft a legislative act giving Arkansas State Supreme Court authority to appoint a committee to draft a new code of civil procedure are Harry P. Daily of Fort Smith, Robert Leflar of Fayetleville, and Lasker Ehrman of little Rock. Named to the executive committee are Chancellor p. M. Wofford of Fort Smith, chancellor Frank H. Dodge of Little Rock, Circuit Judge William J. Waggoner of Lonoke, Circuit Judge Zal B. Harrison of BIythevllle and Circuit Judge T. O. Parham of Pine Bluff. A committee was also appointed to serve with a committee from the Arkansas Bar Association in working out a reform probate code. On this committee are J. F. Lough- boroiwh and Charles T. Coleman, both of Little Rock and J. H. Bowen, a Little Rock banker-lawyer. New York Cotton Open high low close pr'.cl. Mar. 2180 2185 2180 2181 2181 May July Oct, Deo. 2176 2182 2176 2178 2178 2150 2154 2150 2151 2152 2202 2217 2198 2217 2202 2184 2187 2183 2183 2185 group of 29 .this moniin" "mi... • . *"'o- Those were .sent all of whom live by Board A, in BIythevllle: 'Bucket Brigade' Saves House When Fire Truck Fails' , MANILA. Ark.. Oct. -' 17.—The house occupied by the W. J. Dilli ana George Morton families was damaged by fire this movnlhg will) u "bucket brigade" of -volunteers extinguishing the flames after the . fire truck failed to operate.' The roof was damaged lo the extent of approximately. $100 by sparks from the chimney. ••.-'.••£• : , ; Tlic department prepared Ito niiike the run but tlic truck would not start and while . volunteers pushed the truck for two blocks In an effort to start the engine, the "buckcl brigade" was formed and the house saved. : v Contents of the house were removed to safety and practically nil •if the damage was confined to tlio roof. .'• i , Livestock ST. LOUIS, Oct 17 (UP)— Hogs receipts 8,000 head with Germans Fight Against Heavy Odds At Aachen Battle Nears Climax As Germans Abandon Relief Attempts SUPHEME ALLIED HEADQUAR- 1ERS, Oct. 17. IUPI—The battle for Aachen, apparently Is drawing o a close, but the lighting remains hard and bitter. The Naul garrison has been reduced to nil estimated COO men. American big yuns were firing point blank at the remaining forllftai- tlons In the ruined city today. Some of Ihe heavy military was laying down barrages as close as IS feel ahead of the American infantry. And already the Germans have run up white flags of surrender tivci several of their key pillboxes. Hill despite the American ilnt, of steel around the city and (hi blanket of shcllllrc, several Nax trucks broke through to Aachen early today, bringing Ihe bcslcpec garrison food and amimmlllon, supplies to enable them lo light a little longer. Kcllef Forces Kliistal And while American hciivy uuns pounded whatever Is left of Aachen, other batteries apparently have broken up n thrcnlchbd full scale Aachen, at least for the time holng. The Na/.ls were known lo be mussing for a major nllack, a blow aimed flt breaking the First''Army lines armmd the city. But several hmi.lrcd American big (jmis ponced more than 0000 shells In the enemy's infantry and armor. And United Press War Correspondent Henry Oorrell said the gathering German farces were .-badly cut up by" the,shattering nre. He says the Nazis nre lying low this morning. ; In Holland near Ariilicin, the Nazis.laid down the heaviest artillery barrage in nearly 10 tlays. But the bombardment was believed de» signed to cover a limited' enemy withdrawal behind the front. British Second Army columns now have outflanked the German communications center of Vcnray In a drive toward, tlic Mouse river and the Nazi border. Hard fighting raged in the outskirts of the town during the night. The Canadians improved their along the Schelde river • • • • • i TT Of Tjr I . U. b.Warships —' H . ' «•• TODAY'S WAK ANAI.YB1S Hungary Con Blame None For Her Fate lly JAMES HAHl' United 1'resa SlalT Writer , the klngdoii'i wltliuiil « king ruled by iiu admiral without a navy, now r Is 'a 1 ' nation withoul a friend lo Us namo. ' , Us former friend, Germany, now Is a foe. And Its former 'foe, the Allied coalition, still la. 'ihus," It's' Hungary. versus the world. Hut tlic Allies can find HtUo sympathy in their' hcjirl.s for Admiral llortliy and his nation.' First 1 lo hop on live Hitler bandwagon, It was the lasl to tumble off. ' To imdorstand iltinignry's pros-* out plight, It Is iiccr.uiny (o uiir (Icrslnnd Its t r I a - Hungary backed the wrong .side in the last war ami. as a result, the ' Allies dissected tti'good nnd proper. 1(5 main component, I'.arts, Austria, II u n B n r y and G /, e c h oslovakla, ' were split off into ' h - ' separate nations. Romania slavin, Poland and Ilnlj pounds $14.70; I20-HO pounds $13.- i U " ry ' .,.,„ e ,, „ . 35-13 «• I,,,,,.: tit 05 I Alllcs ocore Gains . 25-13.25; sows $13.95. ... Cattle receipts 1,000 head, all salable. Calves 3,000 all salable. Srfixcd yearlings nud heifers $13.0015.50; cows 6.50-10.50; canncrs and cutters 4.00-fi,25; slaughter steers 8-00-17.50; slaughter ,heifers 7.50- . , M° bert5 :, Dllly Wllson . An " Mo ; y0 ' Max K °0'>ce r Robert . Louis Green Jr., Roy to the capital. The German DNB news agency reveals that the commander of First Hungarian Army has gone it",' ^.'"'J"™' ljuuls 'jreen jr., Hoy over to the Russians with almost ""'sell, • Freddie Ryals, Clyde Newall of his staff officers -and his ™ n "' ollf t°n McGhee, Wayne L. men. The rebellious army Is report- p°! eman - u °y d VV. Hodge, Jack erf to be driving on Budapest from pl "ow.- . the Hungarian plains between the From Board B were: Robert Lee Danube and Tisza rivers. Blcdroe of Luxora, J. T. Reeder of Confused rumors arc flooding ^ u * ora . Lloyd Llmiie Overtoil of European capitals on the fate of oolona . Mich., Nelson Alton Decker deposed Admiral Horthy. Swiss dis- . Rt - 3 > clt y. Fred Hodge of Rt. 3, patches say specially trained Ger- -P 1 '^ Vandee Murphy of St. Louis, man troops abducted the admiral Jl "«es Charles Bennett of Brook- Edwin Barger, Hen- lc - 5() : stocker and feeder steers 7.- ry J. woods Jr., James O. Wicker, Howard R. Russell, Eullss Tuten, and 18 members of his government, soon after Horthy announced n presumably dictated repudiation of a peace bid to the Allies. However, Swedish reports ^ay the admiral still is holding out against his attackers in the royal palace at Budapest, There, he and loyal troops nre said to be holding Gestapo agents at bay. Grows Big Potatoes Victory gardeners among employees of the Arkansas-Missouri Power Company are going to be hard put to top the crop of Porto Rican sweet potatoes raised this year by O. A. Roush In his garden near the power plant. A sweet potato weighing eight and a half pounds was brought to the Courier. News office this morning by Mr..Roush, who told reporters land, Ark., Edward Eugene Richardson of here, Julius Readus Summers of Hartford, Mich., Claud James Guarr of Akron, Ohio. Felix Lafayette McHancy of Leachville William Earl Bailey of Leachville, Ernest Wesley Vernon of Luxora, Eroell Newton Webb of Leachville, Talmadge Cadenhead of Berrien Springs, Mich., Harold Anthony of Leachvlllc, William Franklin Edwards of Wichita, 'Kans., Clyde Clark Dawson of Manila, Walter McKinley Shcpard of Lcacliville, Franklin E. Ham-ey of Campbell, Mo., Aubrey Henson of Memphis, Clifford Leon King of Manila, Floyd G. Young of here, Julius Montall Ashford of Memphis, Walter Wesson Lewis of Manila, Joe Bill Roark of here, Gerald Finlcy of Manila, James Cecil .Lucas of here, Billy Scott Berry of Manila. "j ITU. • jujuoii, wjiu lutu reixjners i that he had filled a bushel basket' Newbnrn tt.ifU E1J _r 11.- - i, -i . •'^TTMUfll Although It is identical with caue sugar, beet sugar was not produced commercially until the th century. On the opposite end of the front. in eastern France, American :m:l French 'columns scored slight advances la a push to outflank Mie Bclfort Gap from the north nnn' times.' lie Yugo- cclicd Hungarian empire literally dissolved Austria, Czechoslovakia Yugoslavia. Poland and -'W) .woie satis- fled, lint Hungary wasn't. Its pro- Flees On Sight, Nimitz Says, But (/. S. Bombers From China Get In Some Damaging Blows Hy United Picss '/ Tlio Kiin-jiliy JiipmicHO;-'fleet 1ms fled in the face of AmoHciiu imviil might, nnd. Ameiican an ami h eu a'orces iipniu'cnUy m'o ccmlimiinB ;Uieii iiimpnge mound'the Philippines. « - » : ;A<lminit Nimi'U HIIJ-S tluii just us Tokyo claimed, the enemy fleet ncliinlly did come out of hiding,' but only to turn tail and floe. Admiral Nimilx sayg umts'ot the Jap- niioac.iiKvy came out juat long enough to c'atc'h sight of the powerful iir-ray ot \ynrsliip3 in Admual HahcyY roam, ing Third Fleet, And before tlie Ameiican sea power conkl draw within range, before one shot could bt'fireil, the enemv Was on In!) \vay baek to liklijig. W . : " : _~ •-•" 7\ D »t ntipnionUy, the enemy failed I .,U_ lli« ••»•».,.•_ to make a clean getaway LUDfl rlPlimP^ A dispatch from Chungking says VUUU ,1 I^UQIVJ China based American Liberator,, ' • . . . '••; . supporting our iiavid forces sank a P II • : i-.. -, . bl(j Jap cruiser and probably sank ror nurriCfjnp "• ^^^ MW> th ° A™*™ Storm In Caribbean Has Turned Northward, Mqy Strike Havana , -MIAMI. l*ln.. Oct. ,n. (Ul 1 )—A special bulletin today warned that a uopiuil liuiriciine is oxpcded to paw o\cr western, Cuba tonight or tomorrow and tliiu south Florida undents -Oiould stand by tor probable waiiitngH - Late icpotls from the InirrScauc ana In Ihe Caribbean Indicate Unit the Nloim has finally lakou a definite nprtliHiud direction. For scv- il.days U Idled abonl. glvlni? no sfjiiare'nillea was shrunk. U> SOIIIL'- IhliiB less than 0,000. Its natnilnllon of 21 million was Jihnved dpwiK.lo ICES tban nine million: its: outlel'oi' the Adrlallp .was scaled up. A political Klprm.iiwcjit laiHl-lock:'- ed Hungary after the: will'.. And II,' took an:'admiral lo chart v ii : cpiir»e Ilirouirli It. 'King piiiirles.'hbiflcnti- cd-and the nation tiirned denion'rat-' ic, then communist. Admiral,Horthy,^ n rclio of tile days.-whcn : >Hiiii3ary' had a. havyY led. a 1 cp.un(drfrevolu- tion nhd got hinlsclf elected, regent.- Hungary rcinalni a Xlniidom but Its throne loiig: hns (<at(ier«l dust. -, Between .wars, Hungary's one aim was to regain Its lost laiul. On Nov. 20, 19M, It lined up with acrmnny, and Hitler handed It Kcncroiis chunks. Hungary even got. back thb lost province of Transylvania, which Hie Allies had given Romania. For its part, Hungary handed Hitler Ihe of eight to 12 of H.s 18 divisions. ,il also furnished him with one mllllbn tons of oil a year and about half-a-mllllon anniial Ions of bauxite. The Germans 'took control of Hungary's Industries, 1 lake,'Uaromcli'le pressures were re} ported; falling, In Cub'u and nolBh- ' bofltig Islands. High winds also have been rccprdcd. '' • • Reports A from Havana say thai Chicago Wheat open high . low close Dec. . 163% 165 1 ,!, 103TJ, 104% 163% May . 150 IGO'/j 159 159}', 15B}i Wind Erosion Control Methods Put Land On Profitable Basis Land which sold for $30 per acre five years ago now is producing one and n half bales of cotton to the acre, because of an erosion control program carried out by George Ray, farmer at Leachville, whose practice in soil conservation yesterday attracted leading agriculturists nnd farmers from five counties for a study in soil improvement. Controlling wind erosion by cover crops, strip cropping, row direction and locust shelter belts, this farmer of sandy land has increased his cotton yield per acre from 210 pounds to 765 pounds for the highest yield in this section for that type soil. That his method of preventing wind erosion is the best In a wide territory Wfls : 'VoIced by those who viewed the-project In the siKcial study arranged by the Mississippi County agricultural. agent, Keith Bilbrey. This farm of 160 acres is in the heart of 55,000 acres of such land In Mississippi County which Is the ' with 24 «f tho .i ?» Newborn nfant Dies ! " Mississippi county winch is the ^nt^d f ,r,TE±i ^roll^e Rober, Jr., son of Mr. and $& ^^ ^^hlhf ^n^ several acres which pmninv™.: nf Mr s- Jesse Roberts, died immediate- ..." _V? slon> » Kn ?«8 11 . "«. sa ™ several acres which employees of the'company rvave cultivated for the past two years as Victory gardens, Mr. Roush has dug 16 bushels from eight, 60-foot rows of potato plants. Two Minor Fires Here Two fires yesterday resulted in minor damages. A chicken house, at the Cody Eaton residence, 1519 West Abh, was damaged yesterday noon with the cause 'undetermined. Sparks caused a roof fire at the residence of Mr.. and Mrs. Robert Hall, 119 East Sycamore, at . 12:50 p. in., but firemen extinguished the blaze before, much damage was done. Mrs. Jesse RoberU/dicd immediately following birth yesterday at the family home at Dell. Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at Mounds Cemetery there with Holt Funeral Homo In charge. Condition of the mother was satisfactory. •This was the first child of Mr. and Mrs. Roberts. N. 0. Cotton Mar. . 2185 2188 2185 2181 2185 May July Oct. 2183 2152 2101 2184 2158 2199 2181 2182 2181 2152 2170 ' 2155 219$ Dee. . 2188.2189 2187 2181 2188 type ol land extends Into Missouri on the north and Into Cralghcad, Green, Clay and Crlttcndcn counties in Arkansas. Most of this land lies in the western part of Mississippi County's 415,000 acres of land in cultivation. Started five years ago when Mr. Ray purchased the farm at |»ssl- bly the lowest price ever paid for cultivated land In this fertile county, because the former owner believed the land was to be destroyed by wind erosion, the farm now not only produces the brat of cotton but corn, soybeans, vetch, and rye, along with miscellaneous crops grown to make his farming progvapv complete. ' : -' • ' •-' ; He builds up his land by an Intensive use of vetch and protects It from the wind by locus trees planted around the entire farm and across every 20 acres with these trees running east and west. The strip cropping Is done by planting the cover crops of vetch and rye In 10 foot widths alternately through the fields of cotton, corn and soybeans with wfdtli depending on how sandy the soil Is. On the average these strips arc planted every 35 rows In fields of cotton and other crops. Tills is done at a minimum cost because he saves his own seed for cover crops and locust trees arc obtained for $2.50 per 1009 from tlie state forestry commission through the county extension service. Visitors from Cratghcad, Crit- tcnden, Clay, Pulaskl and Mississippi counties who attended were: J. M. Thomason, district extension agent; H. A. Howell, extension forester; L. D. Orldcr, representative of International Harvester Co., alt of Little Rock; M. L. Burns, farmer of Rector; John Russell, county extension agent: Pete Burns, soil conservation service, both of Paragould; Ira Hartncss, soil conservation service; Dell Woohlrldge, Agriculture Adjustment Administration; Dill Denton, county extension agent, nil of Piggott; John B. Ittnsou, soil conservation service; John M. Cavcn- dcr, county extension agent; A. J. Trowell, district soil conservation service, all of Jonesboro; C. B. Atkinson, vocational agricultural instructor; A. C. Owens, farmer, both of Manila; Ray Olive, vocational agricultural Instructor, of Leachvllle; V. R. Dixon, farmer, and Kellli Mississippi County exlon4 slon agent, both of Dlythcvllle, •'" the largest In Europe; its grain elevators and Hour mills, which made the pity a great milling.cen- ter, second only lo Minneapolis. They took tlie products' of Its chemical, firearms and shoe factories, Its shipyard* and textile mills. Then came the Red Army—shoul dcrlng through the nalkaas. Romania nuicklv did an about-face ami Joined the wnr on Ihe Axis. Russia played a smart hand. It tnclllv revealed it would back Romania's claim to disputed Tran- sylvnnla If the Romania Army would help wrest It from Hungary. Nazis Take Charge Tlie Hungarians fought hard. Dill the reinforced Russian Army toppled Szeged, their second city, and rnllcd lo within an hour's automobile drive of Budapest. When Admiral Horthy dickered with the Allies for armistice terms, Nazi troops an,| Hungarian Fascist's snatched both Budapest and Horlhy. Hungary was to remain Germany's friend whether it liked It or not. Hitler Is determined lo keep Budapest for n number of reasons. First, he needs the products of its Industry. In addition to the clly's pre-war factories, the Germans have added a Nfesserschmltt plant and numbers of machine' plants. Second, Hitler ncwis the city's communications facilities. Fourteen railroads converging there. Danube traffic flows In and out. And arterial highways spread toward Austria, Germany, Romania and YiiROslavla. But more than that, Budapest Is the guardian . of the Hungarian plain, which shelves through Austria Into Germany. Tills flatland Is gullied by the broad Danube, whose valley is an invasion road into the heart of Nazi Europe. Thus, Budapest is the lock on the back-door to Germany. And the Russian Army is determined to blast it away. ,, Wow, with banks nm t,bp heaters' clos- , - ing .'.ill :m'ld-dny. Tlie national ab- sci vdtdry wn'fncd a|l Ciiliaii? 16 't'ako Jullest.iprecmitloriH jitter 8 p.m. ; ; On October; 20, 1026, a Imrrlcaho Wiled, over pop pc'diile In lln'ynim find Cilbft,. ,n;fid:.40 |)c6plc oiV'the Isle at Plne.l .",-"'.'•• ' - ' ' V To 'Demonstrate 3 Mechanical Cotton Pickers — ~ rf -,- 4ii.iv, unif runt:* iv mi planes destioyed or damaged some •10,000 tons of iiddlttondl incmy shipping rhillpplnt* lilt . 'Ihui wllh the enemy fleet ca\\- ciliii! In sornc Pacific cornci, Admiral HaMoj's fleet Is icvculed to be continuing Jts Attack Hh'v>ar- ililps have struck anew at the northern Philippines in a follownp of three -itialght days ol FounoM above the attack lilnoi The onl> kind of resistance tlio cticmj hns been able to mount Is nil tcslslancc And Admiral NimlU icvenls that the opposition luw failed to score nny^ great, damage He sins thi^t two medium war ship's IHWO bec,n damaged slightly and were forced to ulthdrnw In con- tiast, Niinlt/ levcnls that In one attack by 191 Ja'panT'ie~pfanes;~95 O f them v,cie destroyed Tlio engagement cost the Americans a total of luc plnnes .... ,v.™^ jj (hh air nig M!) Al le(isl a7(> fcn.e|n y iuu ,,v, lia\e bxeti downed during the last sesch dajs o_f the Pacific offensive, and apparently there Is no-let-up In American air as well as sea 'attacks, ' -' ( *.,-,. For American Sup& -bombers have raided'Formosa today* again the third attack In 72 hour;! Air'Base Damaged ' An official tpok'csrriart at a secret - l)-2» basa In 'china says tii^ Su-1 crforts ripped .up the great Elnan- sho air base at Tainan. I The chief of the 2oth Bombci ....',. I Command In the Chlna-Burma-In- Thrcc mechnnlcnl cotton pickers'.dla ( tficnfor believes the Supcrfor- wlll be In.operation on the Harold Irenes have done their job ex- Ohlcndorf .Farm, Highway 01, six trcmely ucll Tlie commands miles jionlh.of Oaccola, Thursday afternoon, froin 2:45 to •! o'clock, according to .D. V. Maloch, county time, should no longer bo ff target agent at Osceola.. for the world's largest bombers Every one .Interested in seeing "•-'—. these pickers is Invited to visit this farm nnd see the part llmt modern itiiin juiu .-JL-C inu pjin innt, moacrn "'v 0 «uunt w lour-eiigined'aom machinery will likely, play In crop crs "Hacked,the town of Takab. ' proiluctton in the post-war period. Another Tokyo broadcast 'rep&i he said. ""H about 00 enemy bombers »: Weather ARKANSAS— Fair this afternoon, tonight and Wednesday. Not qullc so cool in north portion Wednesday. Tlie official weathw thermometer Hrbppcd to a minimum 39 degrees last night. More than 200 acres of cotlon has been defoliated on this farm to aid in using the mechanical pickers and to give onlookers an opportunity to closely watch this new method of gathering cotlon. In addition to pickers, the most modern cleaning equipment Is Installed at the Ohlcndorf Farm. Mechanically picked cotton naturally has much trash In it and extra good cleaning equipment is necessary to secure a good sample, it has bc'-n pointed out. A new practice has been carried out on the Ed Teaford farm, two miles soulh of Luxora on Highway 01, just north of the Godfrey White farm. The cotton in this terrltoiy was planted May 24 and It has been cross cultivated throughout the year. ; Everyone Is Invited lo visit this demonstration Thursday between 1:30 and 2-.30 p. in. According to Mr. Teaford the cost of chopping wns drastically reduced and the control of Johnson grass was greatly facilitated. •Laney Endorses Roosevelt For Another Term LITTLE ROOK, Oct. ll (UP)— aovcrnor-elect Ben Laney has endorsed the re-election of President Ifoascvclt, and says "it would be unthinkable tq return our national leadership to the same brand of Republicanism that almost brought national chops the last time it was in power." This Is what Laney says about the presidential campaign: "We rauld have no inors Important cause In which to put our el- forts and our. tinancial assistance than the national. Democratic campaign to re-elect President Roosevelt." And adds: "He and other great Americans surrounding him In (lie Slate Department and the general staff constitute an agency of experience arid wisdom that America must have at her disposal during Ire next years nf war and peace." P-'aJor General, Curtis E. Lemay, says the Japanese island, by this . Tokyo also reports the bombing of -Formosa:- The.. Japanese "radio says aboiit 25 four-eiiglned bomb- rls "»nd es fighters raided Hongkong yesterday. The Japanese report' that' carrier planes struck at 'the-' Phllippfnes toclny. The enemy broadcostrsays 160 carrier-based planes, pfesumab- lv from Admiral Marc':A: Mits'sher's famous task force, .raided ^Manila Tho Japanese say it is the second lime Manila has -been J hlt-:in Ihe lost two days. There ,'stilT was no Allied confirmation. ,;'• :';-, ' ; ' ' Japanese' concern-.bver the course of the war, may be: reflected -by 1 a German report. Berlin says the Japanese have lowered the age for military service by Uy.o years. That while previously taklng.nb'.o'rie "under IS, theccncmy now is acceptin» 17-ycar-qids.'. r -- '• ' '-., f!(i)i/' He Id "Tomorrow For Uuxora Girl / LUXORA, Ark., Oct. 17.— Funeral services for Miss Santos Venegas, 19, will be held tomorrow afternoon, 2:30 o'clock, at the Methodist Church, by the Rev. C. Everett Patton, pastor. ' ' ' .' Burial will be made at Calhouii Cemetery. ; Miss Venegas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernabe Venegas, died Sunday ntght at the family home three miles west of Luxora. She had been ill several months. • • Born in Lockhart; Texas, she moved with her parents In ]£>23 to Luxora, where she attended school. Her twin sister, Miss Josefa Venc- gas. died July. 26. ..... Besides her parents, .she Is sui> vlved by four sisters, Miss JuanitA Venegas, Miss Ella Venegas and Mrs. Anlona Garcia of Luxora and Mrs. Lucy Meroran of Osceola; and four brothers, Abel Venegas, NaboriVenK- gas and "Morris Venegas of Luxoi.i andPtc.ManuelVtnegaswiththe Infantry In, Italy, ; .. ; Swift Funeral. Home is in charge. Chicago Rye open high low close prcl. Dec. . 108'!s 110)i 103H 110S 103, May . 105 101W 105 ltt7K'lf>t»i

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