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Su&scr/fccK Who Fait To Receive Their Paper By 6 P. M. May Telephone 2573 Before 6:30 P. M. And It Wi// Bo De/iVcred BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER n» NrvnTHrcAKT Anw-AvoAr, ,>,,^o« '* * " ™ ^*S VOL. XLI—NO. 185 Blythcvllle Dally News Blythevllle Courier Blylhevllle Herald Mississippi Valley Leader 9729 Qualified To Vote Nov. 7 In This County Presidential Race Expected To Cause Heavy Balloting an unusually large number DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AN1D SOUTHEAST MISSOURI HLYT11EVILLE, ARKANSAS. MONDAY, OCTOHHK 23, I'M.] Palo, Leyte s Second Largest City, Now In American Hands; Enemy Driven Back Into Hills MacAirmrjR's HBADQUAKTKRS, i.eyte oct 28 (U.P.)—American invaders of the Philippines are gaining steadily m three directions, inland and up and down tho coast of Lcytc Island. Our forces have consolidated a continuous 20-mile beachhead and have broadened that beachhead to a minimum depth of five miles. The Japanese are being pushed toward the interior hills ., „.«-.,„„,. .- —. ,?'"'•" ""f'f- *" 1 ! ?" ?" llH * l >'' il ™< revealed, (he A.ner- elcctiou NOV. 7 Ls expected to i "-'""> <-aputrc(l l alo, Leyte s second largest city. Palo lies i' a record vote for a general two ami a half miles inland and has a nomihtion of -ilinnl fr\»-» T-IIO rwin rn/.rtinfr. irr,, n ^ —. <n^i tuirt a jjumuauuji ui auuui County residents, - . - of Doll tax receipts distributed among (he show election. Tlie 9720 receipts Issued are divided, 5424 for chickasawba district and 4305 for th e Osccola i district. i Little interest is being shown In ' county offices except In that of Jus- i tice of the peace with a woman ' seeking lh<. office for the first time. Mrs. Laura Owens, wife of Sam C. Owens, Is seeking the office of justice of the peace from Chickasawba township. i A similar position now js filled by Mrs. Annlbel Fill, appointed by Gov. H. M. Aclkins, but the is not seeking the elective office. Office of coroner, which was not Liquor Dealer Fails In Appeal High Court Upholds Victory of Dry Group In Crawford County LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 23. (UP) — lisled in the Democratic Primary T1 >e. Arkansas Supreme Court has Aug. 8, is sought by W. H. Stovall. affirmed a Crawford Circuit Court decision ruling that a local option election held in Crawford County June 27 wns legal despite the fact thai It was held less than 30 days July 21 preferential which resulted in a victory for the dry forces, was contested by W. R. Mond'er, Crawford County liquor dealer. He hnd contended that the vote was void be- This office now is held by Austin Moore of Osceala who is not seeking reelection. Today is ihe final day for filing prior to the election. Thos e who have paid filing fees for (lie general eleclion but. who were not listed at primary are: For coroner, w. H. Stovnll; for justice of the peace, Mrs. Laura Owens, Chicknsawba township; J. H. Lunsford, Little Elver township; C. C. Ma ITS of Dell, township; for reelection, constable; Hector Newt Moore ql Manila, reelection, Big Lake township; John Hendrix of Dell, reelection, Hector township; Otto Miller of Dell, Hector township; O. H. (Slim) Lamb of Osceola, reelection, Monroe township. Piling fees have been paid by Ihese nominated at the Augugst primary: county juuue, Roland Green; sheriff and collector. Hale Jackson, of Osceola; treasurer, Miss Delia Purtle; assessor, Doyle Henderson; circuit court clerk, Harvey Morris; county court clerk, T. W. Potter of Osceoia; representatives, Lee 1 Bearden of Leachville, E.'C. (Gene) Pleeman of Manila, W. J. Wundcr- lich. Miss Alene Word of Osceola; justice of peace, Ben Akin, p. E. Cooley, Byron Morse, Chickasawba township, A. F. Pierre, C. B. Gauf, Neal township; A. M.'Hogers, Rich- 'ai-i -ThMiiin,,'-p;6tch(!i'».-£cr,-,vship; ' George Rnins. W. P. Hale of Osceola, Bob Greene of Reiser. C G ,. - ..... Alexander, G. L. Wndrtell of Osceo- tlon lhe seneml assembly placed in la, Monroe township; E. c. Webb of Act 108 • • • Tt must be held that the before the primary. The eleclion cause of the Thome Liquor Act No. 108 of 1935 which provided that no local option election could be held within 30 days of a regular political election. The high court, in an unanimous opinion, held that the 30-day provisions of the 1935 act were purposely eliminated by Initiated Act No. 1, which was adopted in November, 1043. This is what the Supreme Court said concerning (he matter: "The lest of scKiment (undei Initiated Act, No. ll for or against sale of intoxicating liquors must be made when preliminaries have been population 25,000. Lieut. Col. Robert Stravelns of Mileage, son of a major lienornl now in Europe, led a lorce of less lhan n battalion Into Paolo. Front dispatches snid the unit progressed ,o fast that Stravelns didn't bother to make a progress report until he sent back two words, Palo secured. In newly-freed Taclnlxm, the capital of Leytc, General MacArlhui 1 revoked the Japanese puppet laws and inaugurated lhe righls of democracy for lhe people of Leyle. With gunfire rumbling in tlic background, a spokesman for Mnc- Aithur read the proclamation to happy Filipinos from the steps ot the capltol building. MacArthur announced there would Stale." be no Allied military government, After dc Gaulle's visit to Wasli- for the Philippines. The Osmcnn. hiBlon lust July, President' Roose- reeimc will be the civil aulhorily in veil announced ilia;, lhe United U. S. Recognizes Government Of Gen. De Gaulle Long Controversy Brought To An End With Announcement WASHINGTON, Del. 23. (UP)-The United .States today recognised General Charles clo Gnnlle's regime as the provisional government of the French republic. . ' The nnnoimcemcm by Acting Secretary or State Kilwiini u. Slelllnlus Jr.. brought to u close a long controversy over diplomatic recognition or de Gaulle's group us n provisional government. SlcUlnUissnld in n statement Hint notice of rccognllion luul Ijcen sent to the French provisional govern- mciit mid Unit Jefferson Caffery will, If agreeable to the provision government, iissimic the duties of ambassador to Frunc. "This ncllon on Die part of tlio SINGLti COPIES KIVE CKNTS Invading Soviet Columns Push Deeper Into Reich Foe Retreats In British Assault y /*«j USy German Garrisons Slowly Beaten From Antwerp Approaches SUPREME ALLIKD IIKADQUAR- TER, Ocl, 2^ (Ul>)-Cienimny Is pried loose ol Its grip in wcsl- „ . . • Holland. Uulcd Slutes i;oycrnment." Stet-' Tank-led Drlllsh columns, ml- tlnlus said, "Is In harmony will, Its vmiolng two miles thro,,,;!, stuck policy toward Pmnce emmcliiled from lime | lhe President nnd the Secretary o'f as publicly lo lime by hbcralcd areas. States would recognize de Gaulle's Philippine government to, return. Osmena and other members of the government landed with General MacArthur last week. Hit-and-Run Driver Sought In Mississippi completed, not earlier than 20 days' JACKSON, Miss., Ocl. 23. (UP) — nor later than 30 days after the Three persons were killed and n pelition has been adjudged s'uffl- fourth seriously injured when a hil- cient. Interested parties do not, as' and-run driver smashed into <• under Act 108, fix the eleclion date. This is done at .the court's discretion' within*« permissive period. ."There is no reference to other election's; no suggestion of a purpose to bring forward any restric- The Island of Leyte also wns the group as "the French de facto n»- origln today of the Rrsl musiaue sent thorily." Since then dc Gaulle mul directly to the United States from his associates have considered (hem- the Philippines since the Japanese selves as lhe provisional guvern- look over. President O«mena cabled mcnt nnd have urged that the Allies President Roosevelt a message of urnnt them such recognition. It/ iins thanks for the war effort of the been known for some time Hint the American people which enabled the Stale Department mid the llritlsli Dyess, Dyess township; Nat Graves, Carson Lake township; constable, Arch Lindsey, Chicknsawba town- restricted provisions of Act 108 were purposely eliminated." ship; I. A.Harrison, Hickman town- Crump Scry/CCS Held ship; Charley Lutes, Clear Lake' township; J. w. McHnney, Neal township; J. H. Hannon, Half Moon township; Webb Greer of Osceola, Monroe township; Walter A. Wocd of Luxora, Fletcher township; R. P. Kennedy, Little River township; C. N. Chamberlain, Carson township. Lake Funeral Rites Are Held Today For Rex Baker Funeral services were held this afternoon for Rex Baker, former .sawmill operator who died Wednesday midnight of a heart attack. He was 62. The Rev. E. c. Brown, pastor of First- Baptist Church, conducted the rites at Holt Funeral Home with burial at Memorial Park Cemetery. Services were held .following arrival of a son, Hex Baker Jr., of Torrence, Calif., and two daughters, Mrs. Letha Robinson of Torrence and Mrs. Catherine Hobson of Boston, Mass. He also is survived by two other sons, Lynn and A. J. Baker of Torrence; another daughter, Mrs. Jewel cassidy of Torrence; a brother, A. J. Baker of Blythevllle, whom he was visiting when stricken, and a sister, Mrs. Jesse Jones ol Hopkinsville. Ky. Two Missouri Soldiers Are Reported Wounded Two Southeast Missouri men are among those reported wounded in action. Pvt. William A. Council, son of Marion H. Council of Sleele, Mo., and Pfc. Ernest Williams, son 'of Mrs. Fronay Williams of Caruthersville, Mo., were wounded in the European area, the War Department announced . Former Osceolan Killed Sergt. Jerrcli R. Lesley, formeriy of Osceola and late of Mammoth Springs, has been killed in combat in the South Pacific. The 26-year-old soldier graduated from Osceola High School prior to enlisting in the Army in 1940. He was son of Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Lesley of Mammoth Springs. Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK- YARDS—(WFA1—Livestock: Hogs 18,000 salable 15,000; top 14.10; 150240 Ibs. 14.70; 120-140 Ibs. 13.2514.25: sows 13.05. Gallic 9,800 salable 8,000; calves 3.000, all salable: mixed yearlings fo heifers 9.50-12.50; cows 7.50-19; canners and cillleis 4.50-6.50; slaughter steers n-17.50; flaughter heifers 7.50-10,50; stocker and feeder steers 7.25-13, GREENVILLE, Miss., Oct. 23 (UP) —Funeral services for William Crump were held in Greenville today. The 78-year-old cousin of E. H. Crump, the Memphis political leader, died Saturday night. N. Y. Stocks AT&T 162 7-8 Amcr Tobacco G7 1-2 Anaconda Copper 27 Beth Steel 02 Chrysler 00 1-2 Coca Cola 130 1-4 Gen Electric 38 ]-4 Gen Motors 621-4 Montgomery Ward 51 3.3 N Y Central . Int Harvester North Am Aviation 18 1-8 70 1-8 ... 107-8 Republic Steel .-... ie-i-2 Radio 10 3-8 Socony Vacuum Studebaker Croup waiting to board a truck half ay a mile south of Magce on Hlghw 49 Saturday night. The dead are Leonard P. Hnll, 4(1, of Magee; Mrs. Henry Mnngiim, 39. of Bculnh; aiul Howard Walker, 17, son of Mrs. Ward Walker of Mlw. Surviving victim, icportcd to be In serious condition, wns Mrs. Leonard P, Hall, wife of one of the men killed. The highway patrol is seeking identification of tho driver of a 1937 or 1038 black Chevrolet with five or six soldier occupants. This car was seen shortly before the accident going north on the highway. The car is believed to hnvc a smashed right front fender, n missing emblem and possibly bullet holes in the rear. Henry Mnngum, husband of a victim, fired at the speeding car. 70 BAAF Cadets Will Graduate AtTyndall Field . The class of aviation cadets to graduate from Blyttwille Army All- Field in a few weeks has been divided, with 70 members going to Tyndall Field, Fla, for training as co-pilots at the gunnery school there, it has been announced by Col. Foreign Office hns been urging President Roosevelt mid Prime Minister Winston Churchill lo recog- nise de Gaulle as llic head of the provisional government. Stale ncpartmcnt officials said Great Britain wns taking simultaneous ncllon today and issuing u separate statement In London. Soviet Russlii, it wns said, wns informed of the conlemplntcd American and British action but It Is no! known whether thnt country plnns shnllitr recognition. Standard of N J Texas Corp Packard .... U S 12 5-8 Kurt M - Landon, commanding of- 18 1-8 54 1-2 45 5-8 5 5-8 Steel 57 1-4 Hitler Youth "Anything goes" in Hie German army today, Including school- nge youngsters. Captured at Calais, France, these two German boys appear happy that the war Is over so quickly for them as they march oil to a prison 'camp somewhere In England. They will receive their wings there upon completion of the course, while members remaining here will receive wings In n cl.iss scheduled to graduate Nov. 20. From here they will go to transition schools for further training In combat flying. The entire clnss has completed Its course here on schedule but has been held up five weeks, due lo thc large number of pilots available. American Survivors Arrive In Australia GENERAL Mac ARTHUR'sllEAD- QUARTERS, Leyte, Oct. 23 (UP) — Eighty-three American oflicers nnd men rescued from the Japanese after two aii() a half years imprisonment now are safe '" Australian hospitals. 'Ihe men arc survivors of an enemy transport sunk by an American submarine several weeks ago while prisoners were being transported north through the Philippines. General MacArthur revealed earlier that other American prisoners were shot in the water and at least 30 were bruiaiiy executed. The 83 survivors arc in good condition. Five are recovering from bullet aud grenade wounds, but these are not ser;ous. All will be returned to the United Stales shorl- MacArthur said l\vo liberated Americans elected to remain behind with the Filipino guerrillas who assisted them. Fire Starts In Hulls A 1'ile of hulls caught fire Saturday noon at the R. D. Hughes here to cause a run by the fire department. No done. damage was N. 0. Cotton Mar. Mny July Oct. 2175 2175 214G 2080 217G 2177 2152 2080 2172 2174 2 KG 2080 2172 2175 2148 2077 2180 2130 2150 2080 Cleveland Fire Toll Is Growing Many Still Missing As Search Continues; 112 Are Known Dead CLEVELAND, Oct. 23 (U.P.)— The death loll in the worst fire In Cleveland hns climbed to 112 persons. Weary senrching crews still are probing' the chnrrcd rubble for the bodies of dozens of people slill re- enemy resistance, todny pushed to within Ihrcc-nml-one-hiilr miles of 'S-Iier(ogenbosh, hub of n great mil nnd road network. While 200 big gnus hammered nt German positions nroiind |he city the British were closing In. At lhe same lime. Canadians on lhe British flank were mopping up German garrisons clustered iirmnul the inniilli nf Ilollnnd's Schelde Estuary, blocking nlllcd used of llie port of Antwerp. K-illerlcs Kmirlted Out Tiie Canadians linve captured 111,, two main stronKpoinUs on the soulli bank of the Estuary, and by nrill- Icry fire and plane bombardment, TOIIAV'S WAR ANALYSIS New Dcmger For Germony In The North Ity JAMUS llAlil'l'H Dulled IVess Shitr Writer The Tehim; ''onlerence promised n llirciMvny pusli on Clennimy— Ircm the en.sl. we.st and siiulh. Now. for i(ood IWIISUIT,. llKiy'i'c lidded u push from Ihe north. End Is i-asl nnd west Is west, nnd KiplhiB wild never the twnlii rlinll meet, lint the eastern Irmii Hion mny meiiL the weslem tivmt lo beeomc n nurthcrn frail—for n four-way push on Germnny. Al Hie very top of Europe, Hie lire-war bmindarles of Russln, Finland nnd Norway stand within a lew miles of HUB another. There a Ihln wed);ed-sli:iped silver ;ir [•'mulsh land divides the Mtir- iMimsk rvRlnn of Hussln from the Mnmiwrk nrcii of Norway. Hovlc-t Important East Prussian Town Falls To Reds, Berlin Admits; Other German Centers I si Peril LONDON, Oct. 211 (U.P,)—liei-Jin today acknowledged Hie loss of nn iinporlitnt PnisHian town to a Russian col- iiiini which is 2fi milL'H inside (lie Koich. A Niix.i liijjli cninmnml hi'oiuleust .said Hitler's troops have ovHfiiated llu; rail anil road hub of Goldnp after bitter limiKiMo-lumso IwLtlra, This news wns uiicoiifinnwl by the Nnzl gun batteries on Ihe north i""'','' shore. Once those Germnn positions i|j,|. nre crushed nrms-lnden Allied ships ird through area, now may slcnm 50 miles up liie EsiYinry '„"!!" ,, "" , U !° to unload In Antwerp. .Norwegian fion- On the American First Army „, ,. front, the Ocramiis nre remilrd to „ Of , ro '"' s( '' lllc linve been nsln.; qunnllltes of 10- Klls - sl "» s "»« V bot bombs In the An.sben jirai. I've- sl "" lne ' 1 ' sunmbly, they're trying to stall an nl L1>l expected Amcrlcnn drive ncioss the lOTvln S Norway Cologne plains toward the Rhine. I Io1 ' ll "'op-up by Further soulh. the American UrllLsh nnd American m-nile;.. llul Third Army hns collapsed n Nn/l -'me fnclor seems lo Indicnie. that snllent by capturing two French I ihcy'll keep tiolnis. llrllnln and dl ' (ll ' lve fil )m ' tlcv — ™ Late Bulletins NliW VOItK, Od. 23 (Oi'j _ Tin' Ki'ltlsh radio Ini-, picked up u .l«|iiiucse (Inniel ne,\vs njinnuy l>r«»ilrii.st Hull llrlllsli Ininps luul lAiiili-il nn Ihe Nlnj- Imr Islilml In [lie Indlini neeiin. LONDON, Oct. M (in 1 ) - I'i'cmler .tosi'f Slnlln anmmm:- r* lhal Hut lte,| Army hud llb- cn'lcd Ihe nillre. nickel mines nrcn luuiiml I'Hsinnn on Hie Arllo frrml, ported missing. The fire starlet! Friday after a gas lank exploded. And the uncontrolled blaze raged for nine hours turning a 50 block section of cast Cleveland into heaps of charred debris. Police summed this up the tragedy About 150 dead may be lhe final reckoning. More thnn 400 were injured. Some COO are homeless. And, In the 50-bhck area, about 150 buildings, homes, factories, business offices, were levelled to tlic ground or damaged seriously. Direct Strike At Japs Called Likely Move CHUNGKING, Oct. 23 (UP) — Informed quarters today snld the Allies may by-pass China and slrlke dircctlv nt Japan after liberating the Philippines. The Informants pointed out n landing on the China coast would commit the Allies to a long, cosily campaign on the mainland before they could hit Japan Itself. 'I hey add that only seven to eight first-, line Japane.se divisions arc on Japan proper, while there are 35 in China, and that n decisive slrlke at Japan might end the Pacific war at one stroke. As for the war In China, the AiiS- trslian radio reported a Chinese counter-attack about 80 miles south of Kwctlin with strong support by American air power. A Chinese communique said Chinese forces have recovered six smnll villages near Pigma on the west river, halting the Japanese along lhe Hcngyank-Kwellln railway. And in Burma, Allied spcarlirnds have penetrated more than 80 miles southwest of Myitkyina In a drive doun the highway leading to Man- dalav. Youth Shooting At Can Kills Memphis Yfoman MEMPHIS. Oct. 23. <VP>- Police have attributed the death of Mrs: W. R. Meson to accidental causes. Thc accident' happened Sunday when she was struck by a bullet from a .22 calibre rille in the hands of 13-year-old Billy Corbctt. Thc officers report that the boy was shooting at a can on a fence, and (hat Jvfrs. Mason walked Into the path of the fourth shot. Chicago Rye open litc.li low close pr.cl. Dec. . 112-4 IH'i I12'( May , 109^ III'.', lODVi towns, one 35 miles stmtliwi'sl. of the German cllv of Raarbrncken. On General PaUon's southern flank, the Allied Seventh Army hns .csnlw'cd fotir, more- vlllniirs and now "Is' moving along a highway leading to the SI. Marie puss through the Vo.'gej, mountains. Meanwhile, Allied bombers apparently have I'lsheti out to soften lhe path for British and American tir- mles moving into Germnny. The Berlin radio snld bombers were ranging widely over southern nnd central Germnnv. Indicating thai planes from both Italy nnd Britain were out over thc Reich. [tallaii Toivn C:i|itiirC|[ On the ground In Italy, thc British Eighth Army, thrusling u» the Adrinlir. const, lias cnplured the town of Oervln, nbout n dozen miles south of Ravennn. However, heavy rnlns were hampering the American drive through lhe foothills of lhe Apennines toward Uologna, Incidentally, (he deputy chief of Elaff of lhe U.S. Army, Llciit.riia.sl America .signed nurecments with lhe western nallous before D-Dny for Ihu ndiulnlslriitlon of their land as H wns liberated. The Russians okayed nil thc duumncnt,s. l?ut.'' they actually '.signed ohly the one' lor Nurwny, siiBt'c.ftliij! llml llloy itiny have u hnnil In the llhc-rntlon of thnt nnllon. MlRlit Tniii {li'i'iuiins Tlic Red Army may burst ncross the fronller and pour down southward through Norway. Such n drive, keyed with n British or American landing in either Novwny nr Denmark, would simp shut u trap on Germany's Norwegian garrison of 1*2 divisions, significantly, when Prime Minster Churc.hill visited Moscow he brought with him llrlllsli experts In combined apcrnlhns, .sujmcstlni! Hint thc twr> countries may be planning n joint campaign. Tlic Germans arc well nwnre of Ilicir danger. .Some time ago Nn/! radio commentator Von Olberg Kti.ssiiiiiK, since Moscow hasn't, announced thc drive which lin.s hillt'ii dcc'|i into lilasl, iYtiMi'ii. ' ~ ~« Capture of Goldap, u town of 0,000. opens the way for n Ihrust northwest toward the great town of imterbtirt', 30 miles nwny. and the I even itrcuter city of Koenlgsberg, TO Dulles distnnt, or the Soviets may wheel south lownrd Lyck lo cat- lapse German defenses In southeastern Knst Prussia. Three Ciilrmm.s Advance According lo Berlin, throe Rils- slun columns arc headed toward In- along lliree railroads lhat radlulc from lhe city' like spokes i of n wheel, One Is coming down from the north mid already lias the Knst Prussian city of Tllsll under artillery (Iro. Anothei- Is driving In from the cast, where thc Nazis say Chim'Dlncn, 20 miles trom Inslcrberg, Is threatened. A third Is pushing up from tlic southeast through evacuated Qiildnp, Husslnn troops also have hammered out new gains far lo the north and fur to the south. To tho north, Soviet soldiers hnvc pushed lo Norway's northern border along un 110-mile front. They already linve mopped up l^lnlapd's Pcta'ninu nickle mines and now stand within thrcji! miles of Kirkenes, Nazi raiding base, on Hie Allied convoy route to Mur- mansk. There Is a possibility they already mny linve crossed the border Into Norway. llelr.railc UrlilKo Captured • Pur'to the spilth, Soviet, forces •hnvn. c«J,ab)l3hed',a .\ylde Jropt : .j,16nrj Foreign Policy s General Joseph McNarncy. hns been jsnlfl: named deputy supreme Allied Com- "Soviet troops nrc lo push from mnndcr In the Mediterranean. He I Finland to the N/>rwci{)nii Atlantic succeeds Lieutenant General Jnrob ' coast and thus oulflnnk Europe Covers, who is now In France. Mr- from the north." Nnrnv will work under the Sunreine Mediterranean commander. British General Sir Henry Maitland Wilson. In London, Prime Minister Churchill has conferred with his ministers nnd advisers after returning from his mission to Moscow. He Is expected to report to (he ifonse of Commons sometime this week nn results of his trip. Meanwhile, fighting has cropped up In an unexpected corner of Eiir- Spanlsh Republican Mamils have driven as much as 10 miles across the Spanish border They're reported lo from Frnncc. inve captured four villages In the Pyrenees In Tlie Russian drive is an economic ns well us inllitnry .velbuck for Germany. The Soviets nhcndy have mopped up the Pclsfimo area of Finland, which furnished lhe with some 05 per cent of thc 11,003 tons of nlclUc they need a year. Now they're ncaiing the Kirkcncs nrcn nt Norway, which produces a ycnrlv one-million ton." of iron ore. With thc capture ot Ktrkcncs, Hitler will see nuothcr of his grnndlosc ope. A Barcelona dispatch snld scllcnlos B0 a .g|| mm ei-In'i{. He had .Snnlllch T7oVll,KHrt^« ATnni.t.. Un1,n . " ~. .. ? . hoped to turn the city into a Gibraltar of the north. And It wns from rCtr'.ccncs that his submarines, destroyers and bombers hacked nt the frayed supply line to Murmansk. ^, ,,..., -. , inu iniyeu aulilJiy inii; uj LvinrmniisK rel arnrmv The Allies, of course, Hit back, nn.l iL,giutir n i my, ' ,, *!„.. » it* ,*.-,..i .....i~ * , Oct. 2:1 (m>) _ Ten Amerlran !:nhller.i >mr. killed and 21 Injured when a sight-seeing bus enllhlcil \i-llh u trurl! In Mill- liiirouch. I'liiKhind. Accuses Republicans Of 'Rule Or Ruin' Policy On Peace MINNEAPOLIS, Ocl, 2M (U.P.) — Senator Truman, DemocrMIc vice presidential ciindldiile. tralay culled on Governor Dewey to repudiate !solaU:jnlM nominees. lhe Danube: river in'Hungary nnd Yugoslavia. A Yugoslav comimmt- (|uc said Partisan nnd Russian troops have captured Intact,. the modern Truman nc- bridge spanning the Snva river nt cuiicd the Republicans of mlopllng Belgrade. . n "rule or ruin" pulley of pence Elsewhere In the Balknns, British plnns Jnck'' dent satisfactory ists. In nn ntlempt to "blnck- votcrs Into electing n presl- to the Isolation- spoke at a luncheon attended by Minnesota Democratic chairman any party leaders. Triiirmn mimed nine RciiubHeiiTi senators who lie charged «ro Isolationists. He also siild ncwcy tried to follow the strategy of the Intc President Harding "by carryinif writer on both shoulders 1 ' but thnt he recently wns ".smoked out half way." Turning lo Dcwey's advisor on MnrclKJi Affnlre Tnunun snld: "Mr. John Foster Dulles, the Amcrlcri 1'frslcr whom Mr, Dcwey selected to represent him in For- clg;i Affairs, Imd (he nudnclty (n tell you Hint II you elected the president, the Republic-mi member!, ol the Senate Foreign Relations Committee probably would not support a world pence program drawn up by him. "This ntmounccd Intention of the Republicans in the Senate rule or ruin Is nothing more nor less thnn an attempt to blackjack lhe American people Into electing <u president n cnndidalc sallsfac- tory to the Isolationists hi control .nf Rc.nubllcnn parly In the Yorbro Woman Dies Saturday; Rites Tomorrow Mrs. Ruby Reed Gee, wife of Wood row Gee of Yarbro, died Saturday nt thc family residence after a brief illness. She was 31. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon, 2 o'clock, at the Ynrbro Methodist Church, by thc Rev. D. G. Hindman, pastor. TJur- Inl will be made at Elmwood Cemetery. She also Is survived by two sons, Lynn Morris nnd Jimmy John, two daughters. Billic Sue and Betty I.ou; her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Reed of Half MOTH Community; five brothers, Otis Rccd of Blytheville, Swgl. cleo Reed of Port. Penning, Ga.. Pvt. Clyde Reed of the Army stationed at New Guinea; Sergt. Jnek Reed of the Army stationed at New Guinea, aiiti John Reed, of the Navy stationed In San Diego, Calif., who will arrive In the morning for lhe .services, and two sisters of Yarbro. Cobb Funeral Home Is In charge. New York Cotton 110X Mar. May July Oct. Open high . 2174 2174 . 2175 2175 . 21,|!) 2149 . 2173 2173 low close pr.cl. 2168 2170 2145 2101 2168 2171 2145 2103 2175 2175 214<i 2073 Senate. You will linve your oppor- llc.s on Nov. 7." troops, pushing but, ironi .liberated Athens, have occupied Evvola fs- Innd, largest of the Greek .islnnds In the Aegean .Sen. Headquarters says tho Qcrmans had evacuated the Islnnd which Is 115 miles long nnd 33 across.: At the snme time, Athens dispatches say Die Germans have been denied from thc entire Cyclndes Island chnln southeast of Evvola and the Greek mainland. G. 0. P. Senator Gives Support To Roosevelt l!y United 1'ress Tlie question of foreign policy dominated the American political scene todny. , Another prominent Republican hns announced his support of President Roosevelt because of his foreign policy stand. He Is Republican senator Joseph Ball of Minnesota. Ball is n. strong advocate of close international cooperation to maintain peacs. In declaring his support of President Rcosevclt, Bull snld: "President Roosevelt In hts Saturday night luntly lo answer that" kind" oT'tac- s l >cccl1 ""* squarely and unequivo- cnbly the two vital and contro- Iverjlal Issues on which the Isold- Monisls kept us out of the Luaauc the tiny Arctic seaport underwent over tiOO air alarms. I There wns very little from the Re- ,\ien Ccilcrt In Russia publican side today because the 0 "f Natloiis'aiidViil"fight our"cnTr'v Actually, the Rus.sla.is arc driving 'cnndtdales nre traveling. Governor lnto thc Unl , nMo%s scctirity or- ovcr Russinn, not Finnish, soli. Fin- Dewey Ls aboard his campaign gnuizaiion." Ball added: "He Insisted that the United Nations orgarlz- ntion be formed without ciclny nnd before hostilities cease, and that it be granted power to use military force against future aggresssrs without requiring individual approach of each member nation." Ball also charged that a substantial part of Governor Dc^ey's support Is "talking straight isolationist doctrine to the country." land's Petsamc) district, which sits 'train ngnln, ncndhut for Minnesota, ISO miles north of thc Arctic Cir- • Wisconsin an^ Illinois. He issched- clc,'wns ceded to thc Soviet by arm-' lllc(1 lo si'cak at Minneapolis tomorrow night. Republican leaders generally believe thnt nil the mldiveslern states including Minnesota will go Re- fstice terms signed September l!)lh In Moscow. Tlie loss Is a .severe economic blow to thc Finns. Pct-samo was Mon- lana-si/ed Finland's most northern nnd only ice-free port. Not only that, it Is lhe hub of a web of nlckle mines lhal. Incidentally, were dc velopcd by n Cnnwllan which had been prospecting the area since 1935. The hard-surfaced road which winds north lo Pct-samo handled a pre-war average of 2500 vehicles a day. mostly trucks laden wuh freight for the port or PeUamo. Actually, Pc'samo belonged to Russia until less lhan a quarter of n century a^o. For yrar.s tt XV.TS dls- publican In November. Bui cratic national chairman Hahncgan predicts that the announcement of Sciulor Ball's sup- Demo- Robert puted territory sia nnd Sweden. Ann. for n while, residents paid taxes to all three. Finland Itself was .spill off from Russia In 1917. and, three years later. the Soviets ceded Pctsnmo to the Finns. Now, however, they want It. back. Thus the Red Army not only is handing Russia back its territory. It Is threatening lo do the same for Norway. ^crc ue- i "*"" combine I ! >ol 't " w "l climhintc any doubt about where the electoral vote of Minnesota will go." As'!' Dcwey's running mate, GoyeVnor Brlcker was campaigning today In Wyoming. He told an audience at Vnrnmle that "when we tree the world from autocracy In this war, we're going to free our own country from bureaucracy." At Cheyenne he said there is a »ital need for greater control over the .spending of taxpayers' money. And lirlckei- charged "it hns always been the policy: of the New Dea; to sjicnd, waste, borrow and iiK Norway, Rus- Chicago Wheat open high low close pv.cl. Dec. . 1U4 1 ; 1G4 J ; 103 lG3'-i Mny . 150H 15011 ISS'i 1531& Weather ARKANSAS—Generally fair Ihis afternoon, tonight nnd Tuesday. tfA much change !n temperature. Minimum temperature last night was 41 degrees nnri maximum temperature yesterday was 70 degrees. Durant Buildings Burn DURANT, Miss., Oct, 23. (UP.' — Fire destroyed n business building in Durant Saturday ami damaged two others. Origin of the blaze has not teen determined. The three buildings were the Eugene Cole brick mercantile structure, the old Merchants and Farmers Bank, and a former theatre build- Ing which was being used as a residence. ' Clay County Goes Dry PIGGOTT, Ark., Oct. 23. (UP) — Clay County Has become the 18th Arkansas county to vote dry In local option elections. Unofficial returns from all but few precincts in Saturday's election I give the prohibitionist forces a lead I of some 700. votes.. Att'd-'political observers say the imrepbrted'prcc'liicU will not change the treiid.

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