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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Subscribe* Who Foil To Receive Their Paper By 6 P. k iMa, Telephone 2573 Before 6:30 P. M. And It Will Bo DeHwcd BUTHEVILLl COURIER NEWS '.. THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NnRTHVAST Anu-AMo.c, „„„„„ '*' * ••-• • • ^-/ VOL. XLI—NO. 181 Blythevllie Dally New« Blythevllle Courier '. Blythevllle Herald Mississippi Valley Leader War Correspondent Is Thankful T hat 500-Pounder Bounced Out Of Building Before Exploding Prowling .Focke-Wulfs sneaked, h>;'at dusk one evening over an Allied airfield at Norwich, England, just as dinner was being served in the officers' mess. Before anyone realized; that the Luftwaffe was paying a call, a 600-pouwl bomb tore through the roof, hit the concrete floor'and i-e- Jwundcd right back through the other .side of the roof and exploded outside some distance awaj'. That experience forever win be etched In the memory of Walter Logan, United Press war correspondent, wlio wns seated but 20 feet fro<n the spot where the bomb bounced. ."It,was the closest,call I ever had," the former Blythevllle man said on a recent visit here where he eaine to rest ana be with his parents, Jvlr. and Mrs. Theodore lagan. "I've been scared plen>y of,: times,-but that really made my hair stand on end. . .."After It was over we all ran outside to an air raid shelter," "he added, grinning. : Actually, Logan has been close to,death more times than most of his.friends realize. Like most men who., have, been through the blazing "hell of battle, he is reluctant to: talk about It. .:•'•• Could Wear Medal • Wounded three limes,, he 'is entitled to .'wear the Order of the Purple Heart with two clusters. But this,' honor he declines, because, he says,- "I .think only combat men shoiild have it." ' Logan knows war .because'he has lived In Us vicious atmosphere since December, 1941, when from Washington ' he covered the East Coast sinkings. He has been in action from the. North Atlantic to the ; jungles, of Burma. He knows the':, cold fear that, monopolizes 'a man's soul, when he Is under constant bombardment. He knows What it'Is to have to swim from a. sinking ship. He knows of the tense minutes when enemy fight-: ers [swarm .over ah air formation. :He ' has sampled 'most of. the 1 sensations'. has to offer, the frequent fear; the endless misery, the maddening- boredom. He has had his share .of malaria, dysentery and JigWSPAFER QF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI BLYTHRVILLE, dengue fever. Rested Willie Here ...These-, he, contracted In the Far Eaty . from where he> recently returned. His month's, visit home enabled -him; ; to regain some of his' health, /because V li e • .-..spent three ,;;.week5 'ip .-bed.. Now .he is in New '-York;,.'. -There \J. tie- Is temporarily 'handling.<Jlar'. Eastern, Pacific and 'hews 'cables In" the'United ' -,-pourldS' he' losfc • 'w-hile 'bver- <seas he plans to head for the Pn- •tif tc.j and J more'action'. ' . "i :•' ••;Vf ye' 'wanted to'; go. out -there - for a. long time,"-he:'tpld-friends. "I'd especially like tb'- ; co'v'ei 1 some ac- tlpn in the Philippines." Incidentally, Logan warns -that people at home-should become realistic ,aboufc ,the Japanese. "I can't understand why "people are count- ing'on ah', early Pacific victory,:' he said/ "I don't see how it can be easy.or quick."- ....••. • • Logan's'rambles fqr United Press have taken.him over a sizeable portion of the globe. His reports have be.en 'read by millions of American newspaper readers, but some of his best yarns have yet to be lold.May- be.sorne day he will do a book. At least, he has the material. ; : . ••',„ Wo.nnde d By 8h rapnel ; .The -Biythevlllc man was in the laridihgs' In Africa back -in October ,'1942.'That-was when he was struck-in the left knee by shrapnel,'but it: was a wound suffered nt. Medjez-El-Bab, Dec. 31, 1942 that resulted in his being relumed to London.- Logan wns riding in n "half trick" which rolled over a land mine. He was unconscious 20 hours. A checkup at the first aid hospital did not Indicate that he was as badly hurt as later proved to'be the case. He went-on lo a bomber base In southern Tunisia, Biskra, famous for the Garden of Allah. He returned to Algiers nnd despite the fact that he was not feeling well, flew to Cnsablanca just in time to cover the historic conference between Roosevelt nnd Churchill. •After the meeting, Logan decided to have a more thorough medical i examination. This revealed two) Walter I.ogan Burdelte Child Killed By Auto Farmer From Steele Absolved Of Blame ; In Fatal Accident Kenneth Harold Williams, five- year-old sail of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Williams of' Burdette, was- fatally Injured when .struck 'by :aii automobile-.yesterday afternoon at Burdette. •. -...'_ - Dewey Barnard, farmer living two miles west of Steele, Mo., was absolved of blame by the parents arid released on his own recognizance last nii'ht .foliowin'e "an Investigation. .' .. - ' ". •'';•'. ' .- : .-• :.' . Tli e tragedy was witnessed bv L. H... Autry of Burdette driving in 'another .automobile. —*-''.. i .''-,: Tlie" : child' 'stepped"onto'- Hlgh- wav 61 from a patll crossing.-lhe Frisco :Railroad" 'whicli was 'flanked, with high weeds..Tlie Missouri motorist did not see the smalj.child, because ' of the weeds which also screened/the child's 'view, ' it wns said. ..- • . According to Mr. Autry, .the Missouri car.ivas not. traveling rapidly .when it struck the child as he stepped into .its. path. • Removed immediately to Wails Hospital,..following, th'e accident in mid-afternoon, 'he died last'night, 10:30 o'clock, 'because of-' Injuries lo the head and stomach. ' Funeral services were to be held tins afternoon at Holt Funeral Home by the Rev., Oscar L. Hays pastor of Church of Christ here, with burial at Sandy Ridge -•• ' Following . the. - accident • the Missouri. motorist was questioned by Sheriff -Hale Jackson and Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Graham Sudbury. • The child aiso Is 'survived by three sisters, Bonnie Mnrle Maudie and Bobbie Jean Williams, and four brothers, Edward, Buford Billy Joe nnd James Williams. Circuit Court Cases Will Be Carried Over Regular scheduled sessions of the criminal division of Circuit Court due to be held at Osceola this week ?" a h ere beginning Oct. 30, will not ' 1CW because of lack of jurors. " ufll y . were heard yesler- . cracked vertebrae hi his back, brok- i dav !lt o -™ola In a one-day session, en bones in, his. left foot and a at whlch Jwors were not needed, , . hernia. The next two months he spent In a London hospital . • - , ' Saw U-Boat Action Back on duly, he wns assigned to the Navy covering, the. western approaches to Britain in the North Atlantic. He was aboard a Canadian corvette, part of an escort force that in six days fought ' a U-boat pack, sinking 13, for a record nt that time. Soon Logan got a new assignment. Tills time he was given the ipb of covering activities of the Eighth Air Force. He changed his mind, he said, about going on missions after a flight over Berlin during which his plane was under constant fighter attack for hours. four Back in the Mediterranean, he reported phases of the Allied landing at Salerno. He was aboard one ship which sunk and aboard another when it hit a mine. Followed patrols between Venice and Spczla, at that time some 300 miles behind enemy lines, taking him closer to London than any ships In the Medilerranean since the war up lo that time. Bombed At Earl Logan suffered his third wound in the disastrous bombing of Bar! harbor by 'German planes. "The 'first bomb thai fell knocked me 30 feel Into the middle of the highway where a British paratroof* IIcu. tenarit found me and look me to a hospital In a truck," he said. "I Contlnoed on Page 2 and a similar procedure is planned for a one-day session here Tuesday, With thc regular session planned at Osceola, court convened Monday with the special judge, Walter Killough of Wynne, to hear the first case yesterday. But juror after juror asked to be excused, because of their need lo be at work, and an exhaustive search did not reveal enough jurors to make up a jury. Farmers arc needed in harvesting of crops, business heads can not leave their work because of the shortage of employes and employes can not leave their jobs because there is no one to take their place, the court learned. The docket for the Osceola division was unusually light' and thc numerous cases slated for trial In the Blytheville district, except the guilty pleas, will be carried over unlil the April term of Circuit Court's Criminal Division, it was announced. Weather ARKANSAS: Generally fair this niternoon and tonight. Thursday partly cloudy. Cooler in northwest portions. Y, OCTOBIOH J8, 19-M SINGLE COPIES FIVE HURRICANE HEARING FLORIDA Late Bulletins LONDON, Oct. 18 (III 1 ) — Premier Slalln uimo.mi-es today that the .lied. Army IMS forced the Carpathian" mountain passes and advanced 12 (u 31 .miles into Czechoslovakia on a 110-mile fronl. LONDON, Oct. 18 (UP)—The The German transoccan news agency reports fronl Tokyo today (liat three vice admirals of the Jap fleet have met wlml II calls "heroic" deaths. Two ;ire said lo have died in action while the third died of an illness contracted at (he fronl. NEW YORK, Oct. IS (Ul>) — Hubert E. Hannegan, nemoerut- ic national chafrtnan, announced today that President Roosevelt would appear 'at nil Ebbels Field, Brooklyn, rally for Senator Wagner, of New York, Saturday. Farmer Killed On Crossing Near Steele William Louts Cecil, •13-year-old well known farmer ot Stcelc, Mo., was killed instantly when a Frisco freight train struck his tractor late yesterday afternoon nl a crossing- two miles north of Steele. The body dccnpitalcd, his coat was found hanging on headlights of the engine and the tractor was split in two parts, one half on the east side of the track and the other half on the \vest. Although front wheels of the cotton-loaded trailer being drawn by th e tractor, were crushed, the seed cotton did not spill. Recommendation that the train crew be held for further investigation was the verdict of the six- man jury which announced its findings, at 1:20 o'clock this afternoon, following start of the inquest nl 11' o'clock this morning. Dr. J. V. 'Moore of -Hnyti, Mo., coroner,; presided at the Inquest In which . conflicting accounts' of the trngedy\ were: recounted by witnesses.,,. ,. „ .^-, ......„.,,. > O. H.» Dobbs, fireman, on = lhc local- freight train No. 846 traveling north, testified he saw the tractor approaching the crossing and that lie; called to the :eiiglneer, who did not see the veBlcle because it wns on' the other side of the engine cab. He testified that brakes were applied to the'train, traveling approximately 50 miles per hour and .that .the train • whistle was blown and the electric crossing bell set. Several cotton pickers in a nenr- .by field testified they heard the whi.stlc and the crossing bell, oth- Enemy Suffers Terrific losses In The Pacifi 3080 Jap Wprplanes And 905 Ships Bombed By Navy Since June WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 <U.P.) — Secretary of Navy Forrcslal 1ms i-cvcnlcd the lm score of .enemy losses in (he 1'acitic which he suys arc "crowding the Jap hack Into hk own corner." Forreslnl rcvcnlc<| today that since June the United Slates Third and Fifth Fleets linvc destroyed 3.080 enemy planes and blasted 905 enemy ships. The totals break down lulo 1827 Jap planes shot oi\l of the nil 1 , 1253 more destroyed on the grounfl, 353 Jap ships sunk, and 540 listed (is probably sunk or tlnnmgcd. : Forrestnl said that, the Jap fleet came within i-ecomif>ls.snnce range of the Third Fleet In 'its recent operations "but evidently decided that the time to light has hot yet come." However, the Secretary mUlcd: "For many monllis the Japanese naval strength has been nl '.biiy nml eventually it must stand and fight." In all those operations-, whicli 'Treeing' the Enemy , ' S i hnll a hollow CD. S. digital.Corps )i/io(o tram NBA) ond after this dramatic picluvc was snapped, a Jiip, rtsi'stlng capture while liidhiK in Aitunc, New Giilncn wns sent to .Join J.Js n,icestors vvliei, Cpl. Jlalph Cook of Irnop A, mih Cavalry, opened fire wllh his nutomnllc • - bei-nn the .Mnrlnnas-Bonln ullacks June G, the Americans lost 341 nil-craft in combat, for a ra|li of better than nine to one over the Japanese. | These nltncks by the Third nnd Fiftli Fleets, Foncstnl said, "arc? Ihe opening moves in the unremitting pressure that is to be applied Japan | n ji lc Western Pacific." .... ] And that pressure still was con- tlnulng today. Angry swarms ot carrier planes still 'are biasing ceaselessly at Japan's nntl-invasloii defenses in Ihc Philippines. The •lap ccnlrolled Manila radio say! 80 American plnnes 'hit" the <p.)W.i Ippliic capital today."The broadcast, lay.-; other American aircraft • hit nearby dark Field and Lcgaspi in southern Luzon.' • •'••• The Japs claim that 16-planes were shot down nnd three other-; seriously damaged. ; :• • General MncArtlntr's fighters alto have joined the Philippine ns- rault with a Monday -.attack on northern Mlndanbv." And (room under Admiral Nimllz ^'have strengthened their hold on the eastern a.oproaclies to the Philippines with an unopposed landing, on Ultthi nlol), only 900 ,,,|| CS ers said-they could not remember \ e!>sl of Mindanao, hearing the warning and others] testified the warning whislle and bell were not sounded. . witnesses agreed that view from the train was partially screened by. a fence corner. . i Tile fireman testified he applied 'brakes immediately upon seeing the tractor-drawn trailer approaching the crossing and the train was stopped n short distance after the engine struck the heavy vehicle it was said. Mr. Cecil, long a resident of this section, lived three inilas northwest of Steele. He was enroiite to Pem- isc.ot Mercantile Gin when the tragedy occurred at 5:45 p. m. Funeral services will be held to- morroiv afternoon, 2:30 o'clock at the Assembly of God Church at Denton, by the Rev. Ira M. Brycc, former pastor there and now pastor of the church here. Burial will be at Mount Zion Cemetery at Steele. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Birdie Delphie Cecil; four sons, Fred, Berry, Jesse and Jimmy Cecil, and three daughters, Mrs. Bcr- nlce Kinlcy, Marie and Blllic Dov.e Cecil, all of Steele; too stepsons, Pvi. jolm Claude Flowers of Jefferson Barracks, Mo., who will arrive today for the funeral, and La awieix other, ice Ffowcrs of Steele; his , Mrs. Annie Mae Adams of Los Angeles, and three brothers, Fred Cecil of Los Angeles, and Lonni c and Andrew Cecil of Steele. German Undertaking Company Is in charge. Lions Now In Service Talk To Club Members Two members of the Blythcville Lions Club, now in service and home on leave with their families, werc giiesls at (lie meeting of that civic club held yesterday noxm at Hotel Noble. J. Farris McCalla, seaman 2-c in the Navy, told members of some of his experiences since he has been in service. Lieut. L. E. Old Jr., stationed at Camp PIckett, Va., with the military police In the Army, also told of the work that organization does, and o. some of his duties. Livestock ST. LOUIS, Oct. 18 (U.P.)—Hog receipts 11,500 head, with 1,500 head salable. Top price 14.10 150240 pounds 120-140 pounds 13.25-14.25. Sows 13.95. Cattle receipts 7,500 head, with 6,000 salable. Calves 3,000 head nil salable. Mixed yearlings nnd heifers none. Cows 6.50-10.50, Canners nnd cutters 4.00-8.25. Slaughter steers 0.00-17.50; slaughter heifers 7.50-16.50. Stockcr and feeder steers 7.25-13.00. Chicago Wheat open high low close prcl. Dec. . 165!', 165% 165',!: 164-)! 161 S, May . IGOli 1B1V, IGO'/i 1GOX I5!K; ALLIED 'id nn mllllnry The penally .iijihrtcn' c.xiermli mflltnr ihe plan fighling Just already formed etorm formed, close "Black Tlie $1679 More Is Needed For Community Fund all those local agencies which depend upon contributions to the Community Fund for their financial support are to have funds with which to carry on their next year's operations, many Blythevllle people are going to have to mail their Community Fund subscriptions without further delay. Harry W. Haines, chairman of thc Community Fund, today reported that $1679.75 is needed to complete the minimum budgets approved by the fund. Mr. Haines said "Many people have mailed in their checks nut there are yet a large number who have not responded to the plea of the Library, the High School Band, the Boy Scouts, Ihe Girl Scouts, ihe Goodfellows, the Parent Teachers Associations, the Cemetery Associations, thc Social Wel| f ? rc p «nd and others who receive night was 39 degrees with maximum temperature ycstcirtay 74 degrees, "w»»y the Commiiully Fund. Unless those who nd thcir single participating organization will have Its allotment reduced In proportion to the amount not subscribed. These are our local activities that we support year in and year out, and from which every family and person In Blythevllle receives real first hand benefit. Unless we raise the minimum budget set by Ihe Community Fund every agency will have to curtail Us activities and -we know that nobody wants to see that done. The Community Fund Board makes a final appeal to those citizens who hnvc not done their part and that appeal Is mall your check today or take your contribution to the Community Fund office which is in the Chamber of Commerce room iu the Cily Hall. "It the Community Fund budget is raised thc Blytheville Library will receive an Increased allotment of $500 with which to purchase additional Ixioks nnd improve Icrcsted paling where I lot these conMl , ""'"" ""<"« »™ »»!'«"•«= »« ™ ..... "' comrlbutlons do their pail, every vice. All oilier participating part," es Arrange Occupation ir Criminals Will Apprehended And ziism Stamped Out ED SUl'KEME HEADERS, Oct. 18 (U.P.)— The Command hns Just announc- lion-fiitcd plan for the occ. niatlon ol Germany. plan provides the death for partisan warfare bv is or for any c;/ort In In- with Ihc progress of Allied In the Reich. • • . llllMccl by Supreme llctid- na L iioii' ; -6r : Nazism, nppi'o- of Nn/.l war erlmlnal.s nnd participation In the Allied government. Germany will be t rented, bul justly ns a comiuered ilty country, wn.s nisclosnd adlcr General Julius Holmes, B.sslstaiu chlel o( Supreme artcrs ,G-5 Section, es pointed out the military ons arc necessary lo Insure ety of occupation foices ami Intcnitiicc of public order. ver, Holmes emphasized that i) would apply only while- Is continuing. After or- resiMance ends. Allied gov- t.s will Ilx and administer cs of occupation. how the regulations will 3crninny's new organization c defenders Is not (mined- Icnr. Ocrninn.; nnnoiincccl today men between 10 and 00 not under arms arc being into thc so-called "People's Units.'' According -to tlie lie mills arc similar lo tlie j.iaril established in Britain and formed In accordance le Hague conventions gov- Innd warfare. icw units will not be unl- biit will wcnr arm hands ilitication. 'Die Nazis say mctlon is lo reinforce Ihc German army In defending nelnnd town by town, ver, the existence of nn- jcrnian organization wlilcli rk to the advantage of thc •as revealed today, red German documents clls- n active underground or- on bearing such namas ns Fisl" and "Edelweiss !'i- is plotting ngniiist Killer's ion of Germany. Tlie move- saltl lo comprise dissident s of Hitler's youth organ who believe Germany lias war and the Fuehrer must Inated. .seized documents indicate thful patriots nre well or- nml p.-xwess ulcnty of food - mity Fund will receive their allotments, e ns made last year. year, Ihe Community Fund raising campaign is being ed on a strictly volunteer Blythevllle people want to the Fund they arc asked to heir contributions by mall nal delivery. No committees scnl out to solicit funds this has been the custom In the ausc the Fund directors feel Ihcville people know enough 10 Fund and arc enough in- in their local orgnntza- keep the Fund going wlth- moncy raising campaigns. icville people contribute the as In tlic past, the budget met. Tlic job must be finis week so dial thc partlci- orgnnlzatlons may know icy stand on finances — don't ? organizations down. Oon't >f those who failed to do ills Postwar Flight To London May Cost Only $235 , WASHINGTON, Oct. Ill (Up) — Soon after the wnr Is over it won't be anything surprising to hear .someone sity, "'ililnk I'll fly over to London (or n visit, I'll: be buck ili three days." ' ' And If American Airlines wins approval of Us uost-war' [lying schedule a one-way trip 'to London will cast $235 ami will lake only 12 hours. • Tbu big airlines, like other air travel companies, hns filed n list of fares with Ihe Civil Aeronautics Hoard. New York' lo -Pails, would be $250, and n. flight from Los Angeles to London would cost around $il3.i Iviffhf Wairlirron i wlwl 1 1 - VY 01 l»i li Bio II • ** •. . '••», • Averts Big Fire Turns Hose On Bales Before Fjre Fighters 1 Can Answer Alarm • What might have developed. Into n million dollar lire at Fe-dcral'Coin- press last niUlnlghl wns proventeil by nn alert night walchmnu who ticttd promptly wlien lie detected (he faint odor of smoke while making his rounds. As rcsull only seven talcs of cotton were damaged. - ' The compress blaze was thc third r.larm sounded during tho Into afternoon nnd night. • < , A residence nl 215 West Davis rind a two-room building ai the fci(r of 1713 Sales, Robinson Addition, were destroyed by (Ires which started from cooking stoves. Clinrlcs Burse, 45-ycnr-old Scotchman, was credited with preventing a disastrous flic despite his bel;i|f on Ills first Job ns a watclimati and knowing little about cotton. : There were 1000 bales of cotton which nilghl have burned had the fire not been discovered until later, officials salt! today. Faintly smelling i smoke while making his rounds at 11:50 p.m. last night, he quickly began Ininthig'thc source. Tracliii? the smoke to an aisle, he turned In the alarm and immediately began using the hose system at ihe compress to wet Ihe seven smoking bales where nre was smoldering. Firemen completed thc task of removing the burning bales from n unit of Die warehouse. The five-room house nt 215 West Davis, owned by Mrs. J. J. Johnson, was occupied by Mr. nnd Mrs. Hll- lon Barnes nnd Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Thompson. Supper was being cooked on the kerosene stove when one of thc women went outdoors. Within a few minutes. Die kitchen wns In Haines. This alarm was sounded while firemen were fighting the fire In noblnson Addition which broke out at 5:30 o'clock. An overheated stove caused tlic wall to be ignited and flames spread rapidly through the small building A part of thc nre crew left that fire lo answer the second alarm. N. Y. Stocks A T A T 164 Amer Tobacco 681-4 Anaconda Copper 27 5-8 Beth Steel 63 7-8 Chrysler . 04 1-2 Gen Electric 39 3.3 Gen Motors 64 3-8 Montgomery Ward 52 7-8 N Y Central 18 i-2 Inl Hnrvcslcr 80 v North Am Aviation 0 3-8 Republic Steel . 191-4 Radio 10 7-8 Studcbaker 19 ' Standard of N J 55 3-4 Texas Corp 46 Packard 51-3 U S Steel 59 Ge So G G ' •" c ir < the ' creiii slve Pl'IIRH . Na wcri> fonsl the.. w'lircl jtpoki of a niilc. E Force b'attl Riift-s llHlll'l BCCJO porta Tilsit rnld destr Ibcon To .Vn'ncl nl a rend Ciiccl -Ol Bulks grade flglfl Qbrir Rt'rce dndcc HUBS by o Sir was Itnl. Bcrlt ill D says en bj ' Inc quote Adm crnrn Its f Hays Just catcd .rn Islnm Ocru from lande and tlon. isolal thc niiod Other also < crn leacli troop nickli be fig ter o f /we In I BIJ Tlic / pi] bM propn ctoslt papet vi -i iiul cnlly crce, gcntl Ing 1 mniV 7eltu tlno Th wcr retan of si news props ernm will papci Argei Chli Dec, Mnv Germans Report General Offensive Gains Along Border Of East Prussia lly Uiilial I'ress •ir.CIcni.i.n rc]ioils to'ilny lire true, the • Uu.sslan Army is putting' lu- i«lj)g pressure liehhicl an offdn- along • Ihe borders ot East a. - - - • ' -'. Na'/.l broadcasts said the Hnssiaiis tlie inMsl ot n general Qf- ' along ; II16 froiille.- mid that tuck/ wns spreading soulb- A.Ocnijn.i' hlgii command okuanmii ailmlUcd Ihc evacuation of -n'uUiuiinlnn lowii oiily Ihree mites froin'Enst Pr.issla. . , . -.'"Front i-ciibrls snld'tli'c lied All Force nlso "has swarnlcd .|nlo Ihe 'battle tp cill'a. path liilo aermanj . Riift-slan .' |>lanes •' were rcnea(cill) [liiiin'niQi'lng'tlio sijici'iiy In a nnnow Bccjor bolivcbn Mcinol nncl tlic 1m- portnnl,:.' German .- ; supply base of Tilsit; In Ensl Prussia. In a" stogie rnld ^onc proup 'of bbinbcrs njono destroyed.50 trcjght cars anil Uo '~comotlvcs, '. To the south/ Ru.s'slan,units, nd- -Oilier' 'Russian '• forces in the niilknns'nrc.balllln^ through ncl- '- In bltlcr house- to- house Field reports said the Storm Blowing Between Havana And Key Islands To Hit Western Coast. Of Florida Tonight; Precautions Taken, ', ., ' * Ity. United a>ress Undents ol all with Florida Lo- tlny iiiadu frpnllc preparations ngnlnst n violent hilrrfcnne ronr- HB up tho riorldti Straits toward Hie Key Islands RJJC) tho malnlanrt The Weather Buieau icmldd this iirteinoon that Ihc gnlo 11113 between Havana nml Key West I'ul dispatches Iiom that tiny Is-land nnvnl bn-,e art failing ns com- inunlcntloiib lines snap off one by one 'I he Imiricane, swirling at speeds ttlilcli icnchccl 160 miles an ho'ui o\o> Havana earllci In the day continued noithwnrd, and uns cx- pcdcd to hit the western coast of rioiUIn tonight Gules Reported » ' •I ho FJoilda Keys and several cltlci already aic feeling gales which nre small samples of what "my como The last leport from Koy West said the winds were iking ill gnat* lo about TO miles nu horn, nnd barometric pressure had Jumped to 29 73 Ob'en on on Key West said all indication-! ^cie .that ho Inlirl cone will jmss 10 (p 12 miles west cf the Key nbout 0 o'clock bnlght About 10,000 people, mostly naval pei sound ami their families- we « •flM to bo on Ki-y West but a rcnoil telephoned t tlifougli foi tiie aiuim Some icsldents, of the Keys nl- ieiul> have been evacuated over a Ihln highway running I,T the mainland Ironltallv enough, the re- (.eiillj finished strip replaces 'a nJlrond wiped out b'y 1 the 1035 liurrlctmo. . / < ^The- Wenther Bureoji did 'not ,', i'iv > ft nnt n isucom.FUie^.vu fctorm will hit O r «.},«{ to » ns >Tlll cscfliw or suffer, the, blast How- eve., Innil^one warnings now c tci rrom Minml to, Tampa At Miami, {he gale alrrn'Oywas gnfn-' i»g ntrcnglh, May Move Planes , If,the htiirlcane docs hit Miami ' Ihc havitl all stations Ehcic will be icndy for it Personnel, have Been 01 tared to standby for evacuation Planes nre prepared to fly to othci flelcis At Snrntotn, circus animals nt the Rln 8 lln g Brotheis Burntim nnJ Billcy'S «lnter quarters wcie being herded into . special pens The hmaller animals were In their steel -. , - „ ...- | ' Ol| l»e cages, which arc now Intide pbrmans have., studded tlie city's '•'£ concrete buildings, and Hie Urcels wllh iiilni-s. Tlicy'io bnrrl- oadcd -In slonb houses, and • Ihe Huiislans must them olil, one ' t one. •-';.•• .'•••.. Street fighting of a different sort ivas niglng In another Balkan cap- Hal. A Uritlsh brondcast quotes Eci'ltn n .s reporting .street cltislic.s in Duclapcsl. The German report says the Hungarian capital Is shaken by explosions nnd mines. ' Incidentally, the London radio quoted Russian sources as saying Admintl Horthy's Hungarian government l.s conllmilng to "exercise functions." Bui Ihe brondcast tlicrc Is no Information as Just where Ihe government Is lo- "itcd. In the Mediterranean, (lie Greek Islands arc fast stinking olf the Ocrmnn trip. Amphibious forces from two Hrlllsli destroyers have lande,! on Ihe island of Scnrpanti ami quickly completed Its occupation. Tims, they have completely isolated (lie Gcrmnn garrisons on the nearby Islands of Crete and Rhodes. Far to the north, on the other side of Europe, the Germans also are losing their grip on north- Flnlanei. Helsinki 'reports ig Stockholm say Russian troops have readied lh c Pctsamo nlckle mines. They're now said lo be fighting the Qermnns In the center ot that arctic district. Two Pro-Axis Papers In Buenos Aires Close BUENOS.A1JIES, Oct. 18 (OP)— The Argentine Government's ban on publication of what It calls Axis propngandn has resulted In the closing of two Buenos Aires .news- ipcrs. Both of tlie papers were specifically named in the government decree, which was signed by all Argentine ministers at n cabinet meeting last night. They arc the German language newspaper La Plata 7eltun« and the Italian daily Mat"no DTIalla. . The decree li considered an answer to n recent criticism by Secretary Hull In which the secretary of stale called several Argentine newspapers disseminators of Axis propaganda. The Argentine Government warns that similar actions will be taken against other newspapers favoring nations with which Argentinfl has broker, relations. open high low lllii 112K lil'i 112'.i.!10* I08',4 1C9',» 108 103!i 107-X clcp ] limts c tlown In their strengthened corral There Still was'not much neyi5 •if dc\astfUlon wrought bj the hurricane In < Haiana Tlic sloim iwlrlcd ntibss the Cuban cap(l»1 early today, knccking out/ -powc'i n"<f llglitsi foi most of lhe"c(t,y Ktidlo stations wlilch had stayed on the air all night to warn the populace finally were knocked • out. A Canadian ship broke her lines nt the .dock' Jn'.the. harror, and made frantic. efforts to fight its way out >to- sea-; to "escape' 'being pounded to pieces. However, a mlrt- inoining bulletin from Havana said the wind • was subsiding, • indicatiffg the worst.iviis over.' '" ' ""• Governor Criticized For Staying Sentence JONESBORO, Ark.-, Oct. 18,-Ac- tlon of Oov. Homer M. Adklns in giving n n- indefinite stay of sentence for Silas Buchanan of Marked Tree was sharply criticized here Monday by Prosecuting Ally Marcus Fielz. • ••'-.-. . In reviewing th c action; Mr. Fictz said Buchanan was convicted at the March term of Poinsett County Circuit court at Harrtsburg, on charge of setond degree murder in connection with the slaying of l a man nanwd Jackson. Mr. Fictz said Jackson was a bystander at 'a craps game nt Marked Tree In 19i3 when Buchanan and another man got Into a fight. When - .Jackson started to separate the two men, Vie was stabbed fatally'-by Buchanan, whose identity was'not-determined for several'.weeks- after. Ih'e deatli ot Jackson, 1 ' ..•-.-.,.' . .-- : "Buchanan," said Fietz; "was given n stay of sentence before he had ever served a .day in the penal in- stilutlon." He was given a seven- year sentence by the'court. The prosecutor said that n'eltliev he nor Judge Walter Klllough of Wjmic, the trial judge, recommended the stay of sentence. N. 0. Cotton Mar. May 2185 2186 2183 2186 2164. 2182 July . $154 2159 2153 3155 2185 2184 2284 '2182 Oct. Dee. 207? 2085 2079 2081 ? 2078 218S 2190 2157/2183 2187 Mer. ulth certain types < _ Vision .actually, .have an advantage In detecting some £>bs of, inaccurate camouflage.

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