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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOLUME XXXIX—NO. 64. Blythcville Daily Newt Blythevllle Courier Blythevtlle Herald Mississippi Valley Leader ULYT11BVILU3, AUKANSAS, FRIDAY, MAY 29, 11)42 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CE^TS Cadet Training Will Be Started Here In August The Army Air Force's Advanced Flying School, now under construction on a 2700-acre tract in the Gosncll area near here, will be opened about July 1 and training of cadeU will begin early in August, Lieut. Col. L. S. Stranathan, commander of the Held, announced in an address before members of the Rotary Club at Hotel Noble yesterday. Colonel Stranathan told the group that he could not reveal detailed figures as to the strength of this station, Local Rationing Board Acts On Applications For Tires, Tubes, Cars Loc^l Rationing Board 47-N has issued 77 certificates for new tires, tubes, retreads, and one new automobile since May 20, it was announced today. Those receiving certificates for truck retreads and, in some instances, tubes include D. L. Goff of Dell, two tires and two tubes; Doan and Lane Co., one tire; Raymond Stringer, one tire; B. J. Allen, two tires; E. J. Dozier, four tires; Midwest Dairy, two tires; Joe D. Martin, two tires; Robert Williams, one tire; Airways Bus Lines, four tires; S. E. Segraves of Luxora, one tire; Jesse Webb, four tires; Clear Lake Farm, four tires; Eddy J. Karelin, one tire and one tube; J. C. Lomax of Manila, one tire; P. H. Maddox, four tires and four tubes; and J. iJVI. Stevens of Dell, two tires. Permits awarded for passenger tire retreads include W. D. Chamblin. four tires; W .A. Bickerstaff, two tires; and Hardaway Appliance Co., five tires. Certificates for new tractor tires and tubes were given to E. M. Regenold of Armorel. one tire; Jesse Webb, one tire; C. C. Langston, two tires and two tubes; W. C. Mullins, two tires and two tubes; Edgar B. Lloyd, two tires; and C. M. Abbott ,two tires and two tubes._ New truck tires and;-tubes, were awjmied to Frank J. |Noe ol Leachville, one tube; J. W. Sykes two tubes; and R. L- Ashby, one tire. A permit to buy one obsolete tire was granted to M. D. Bryeans. A certificate for one new automobile was given to Lottie P. Green. consist of "more than 2000 enlisted men, 300 officers, 300 cadets and 25 nurses." The enlisted men and cadets will be housed and fed on the post, the officer Said, pointing out that bachelor officers will also be quartered on the post, but officers with families will enaeavor to find liv ing quarter^ in Blythcville or in nearby towns. Part Of Vast Mosaic "The activation of this schoo will provide one more picture in the vast mosaic of our tremendous war effort in which the Army Air Forces are playing so effective a part," Colonel Stranathan told the Rotarians. A portion of his address follows: "The Southeast Army Air Forces Training Center, of which the new Advanced School will be a unit, is performing a daily miracle in training combat units to strike the Axis again and again until it apitulates in complete surrender, vfot only is Southeast producing niracles today, but it must and vill produce greater miracles in he days to come. Our efforts are remendous. but whatever greater fforts are necessary to achieve omplete victory over our enemies he Southeast Army Air Forces Training Center will proudly put orth no matter what the sacrifice Blytheville Cili'/.cns To Help "Now, the citizens of Blytheville P- KIIL MJGENT -filler's Secret Police Busy With Reprisals In Czechoslovakia LONDON. May 29. <UP) —Uprisings against the Gestapo spread today to Norway, where another of its chiefs was reported the target of patriot assassins. The Germans were instituting mass reprisals in Norway and in Czechoslovakia, where Rcinharcl Hcydrich. No. 2 man in the Gestapo, who is known as "the hangman." gravely wounded by assassins Tuesday, underwent an operation which surgeons hoped would Heads WAAC Officers' School save his life. Norwegians Shoot Straight The Norwegian patriots aimed more accurately; they killed their man, according to dispatches from Stockholm, which described Ivan as "one of the principal Gestapo officials for western Norway." The attack was said to have occurred several days ago before Heydrich was shot in Prague. He was shot on Sotra Island, off Bergen, and the Germans arrested the entire opulation o f the small village vherc the attack occurred. After vacuating the families and confis- ating the livestock, dispatches aid, the Gestapo burned the en- ire village to the ground. X20 Hostages Arrested In another part of Norway, 320 lostages were arrested for an assassination attempt against a police are privileged to timately in these participate iru great efforts. 1 ' Mother And Daughter Slightly Hurt Today Mrs. Cecil Gurnow and her small daughter, • Barbara Ann, both of "Blythevillc. were slightly injured early this morning when the car driven by Mrs. Gurnow collided with a Local truck driven by Pat Hillard. Both Mrs. Gurnow and her daughter received treatment at Blytheville Hospital for scratches. The automobile driven by Mrs. Gurnow was badly damaged in the accident. The truck received only slight damages and Mr. Hillard was uninjured. No cause for the accident was given by police officers who made the investigation. ie added and although they will bring new problems, they will provide great satisfaction. Your efforts will help resolve the frustrations which civilians inevitabl} feel when they have no direct participation in this, the greatest task of »,he 20th century, tho achievement of a lasting anri jus peace for people the world over "Since it is the duty of the Armed Forces to provide the citizens o our Republic with as much inform ation as it compatible with the safeguarding of vital military secrets, I want to tell you briefly just what part the Southeast Army Air Forces Training Center plays in the production of combat teams of flyers, navigators, and bombardiers. "Because it is vitally necessary that an even flow of cadets in raining be maintained with the utmost efficiency, and because in raining "time is of the essence," he Southeast Army Air Forces Training Center has organized a raining program which each year produces great numbers of bom- aardment pilots, pursuit pilots, havigators, and bombardiers without any sacrifice of the quality of preparation for their specialized tasks. Their training is rigorous, thorough, and complete, and when they are graduated from our advanced schools, they are as good as. if not better than, the combat Pvr. James D. Needham Transfers 80 Air Base Pvt. James D. Needham. son of BERNE, Switzerland, May 29. —It, was reported without confirmation today that Rcinhard Hcydrich, No. 2 leader of the German Gestapo, died in Prague lute today of wounds received in an attack hy Czech patriots Wednesday. The unconfirmed report of Heydrich's death reached here from Vichy. (Vichy reports of developments elsewhere in Europe, particularly accounts broadcast by the Vichy radio, have proved unreliable in many instances. However, dispatches from Berlin published in Stockholm newspapers earlier today said that Hcydrich remained in a critical condition after an emergency operation.) - Col. Don C. Faith will need it, for his is lh<; job of foumuMid- in^ the women of America. He heads first Women's Army Auxiliary Corps ollicers' school being established ;il Ft. DCS Moincs, In. Army Chief Says U.S. Will Invade WEST POINT, <UPi~-(.;en. May 2!». Marshall, army chief of stall', declared hc-iv today that American troops "are landing in England and they will land in France." Addressing the i:radu;Uing class of the U. S. Military Academy, Marshall said that Americans are Now Drive North Of Khar- kov threatens lo Sever Important Artery MOSCOW. May 20. (Ul 1 ' Marsha! Srinyon Tlmoslu'iiko, in n drive north of Moscow, has eacluxl the north-.south niilroml nd lhi'i v ;ili'n.s to cul onr ol the nain German .supply :ir(eru\s of he whole tront, uurnnlinncd re- wrl.s siiui today. Russian forces behind stronu tiuik 'ormations looked their attack in he area ol Lipl.si, H5 miles north- lorthnist ol Kharkov, ju-cordlnn to e reports, and quidcly rcuchod the Kharkov-Belgorod rnllroad, the main line to Mo.svow. Nn/i Attack Cosily German forces continued a f and cosily attack in the l/yum- Burvrnkova sector 10 milos south <M Kharkov but it was indicated that Ihcy had failed to make I'.nins. Front dispatches said German tank losses were .so heavy UuU, in un increasing number of sectors the assaults were, based on infantry masses. A special dispatch said I'idhtinu continued day and nluht. MOLIK the ueneral. Kharkov trout I In* Germans were counter-attarkinu nl. iany points and clin^inn despnr- ti-ly to their Isolated pockets of csi.stancc in others, where the lo-rl Army continued its persistent orward drives. it told of the beating hack with icavy losses of successive enemy •outlier-attacks, none of which re- iied for tho Germans any of the crritory they had lost. New Outbreaks Kepurled Official dispatches and 11^' mirl- Rommel's Forces Engaged By British Near Tobruk; Heavy Tank Battle Rages A Tribute to Men of Va I ley Forge fighting in all parts of the and then made his cryptic reference to future action in France His statement seemed espcclnll.v significant in view of the U. S.- British military talks now g on in London. Marshall disclosec for tho first time thai, the army had raised it's gonl for 1942 anc that there would be nearly 4,500,000 soldires under arms by the end of the year, rather than the 3.600,000 originally planned at the start of the war. He revealed that during the past four weeks the army strength has been increased by 300.000 men. The largest part of the army's ox- or to "talk loudly'or behave ob- i pansion is taking place within the air forces, he said, praising American airmen as among the finest in the world. "They are consumed with a de- official of the Quisling government, and 80 more were scheduled for arrest. More than 100 hostages were said to have been sent to Germany. The Norwegians were forbidden to bold public meetings structively." night communique noted new outbreaks of fighting on the Kalinin front 100 miles northwest, of Moscow and farther north toward Leningrad. Hundreds of Germans wore killer! when the Russians, attacking in the Kalinin region, captured two villages and with them four trench mortars, four machine guns, lOtUKKi cartridges, a headquarters wireless transmitter and other war materials, it was said. Three bund roc Germans wore killed in anothei sector. Farther to the north the Russians in a sharp attack took 93 German tiring points, dugouts. Rommel Believed Seeking Test Of'Strength'In-New Desert Drive Stars on n Meld of white represent men on the l\Lld of bntlle In big service (lag at Vnllcy l-'orgo Military Academy »l Wayno, Pa. Two cadets look up at the banner honoring some COO former Valley For^e cadets now in tho U. S. tinned j.irces. personnel of any country on earth At Nashville journey to coveted Mr. and has been Mrs. Martin Necdham. transferred to the Air Base in San Diego, after having completed his basic training in the Marine Corps. At present, he is studying aircfraft engineering. At Boot Camp he received four medals, a base medal, a medal for high sharpshooting in rifle, a medal for high expert in pistol and a bayonet medal. His percentage in pistol shooting was 97 per cent, the range. highest made at the Stock Prices A. T. & T 115 3-8 Amer. Tobacco 42 7-8 Ana. Copper 231-2 Beth. Steel 51 Chrysler 59 5-8 Coca Gen. Gen. Cola 70 3-4 Electric 25 Motors 36 1-4 Enter "On their wings and commissions, the cadets enter first the new Classification Center at Nashville, Tenn.: thence to the Pre-Flight School at Maxwell Field, Ala. From the Pre- Flight School, they go to Elementary, Basic, and Advanced Flying Schools successively. In the Prc- Flight School and Flying Schools a senior class is graduated at speci- ied intervals, a lower class becomes an upper, and a new lower class inters. Thus an even flow of cadets n training is maintained from the Classification Center to the day of graduation from the Advanced School. "After his transitional training in the Basic School, the cadet i-< sent to an Advanced Flying School He may be sent to a single-engine school for pursuit pilots or to a twin-engine school for bomber pi lots. The Advanced School here a Blytheville will be a twin-engine school. The Advanced Trainer o 'AT' ship is heavier and highci powered, of course, than the Basic Trainer. Jt has additional refinements and gadgets, retractable landing gear, constant speed propeller, and a device which analyzes the carburetor mixture so that it may be controlled for changes in altitude. The cadet's training in cross In Czechoslovakia, the reign of error, directed by Henrich Himmer, No. 1 boss of the Gestapo flew to Prague to supervise eprisals for Heydrich's attack, had begun. Six persons—all members of a 5 ingle family—were shot to death t Rotkitzan, near Pilsen, for "concealing persons known to be en- aged in activities against the Reich." Two of the victims were and one was a youth of 17. Reward Unclaimed Although the Gestapo busily rounded up victims, Czech spokesmen here said there had been no laimants to the 10,000,000 crown (S235.000) award for information of Heydrich's assassins. Heydrich was struck by bullets fired by two men from automatic rifles as he drove along the street, and his assailants fled on bicycles. Dr. Ferdinand Sauerbruch, one of Germany's best known surgeons, removed three bullets from 'The Hangman's" spine and spinal column in a delicate operation, a Swiss dispatch said. Radio Prague announced that Kurt Daluege, chief of the German uniformed police (as distinguished from the Gestapo or secret police) had been appointed to succeed Heydrich as "protector of Bohemia and Moravia." Heydrich, in turn, was named chief of the Gestapo for the occupied countries. Dalxiege's first official decree banned all Czech meetings, sports and theatrical performances. He ordered all houses locked at 11 p.m. nightly and announced that i all Czechs assisting the patriot- killers would be executed. including fortified termination to carry the fight ini-n Germany and Japan, tho same determination that inspired Jimmy Doolittie and his gallant bund," Marshall said. Pool Opens Sunday CARiUTHERRVtLLE. Mo.. May 29.—Caruthcr.svilic muny swimming pool will open Sunday afternoon. May 31, at 2 o'clock,' with J. E. Brown, grade school principal, in charge. The pool, buildings and benches have been cleaned and renovated. Lifeguards will be Bobby Coleman, Frank Dorroh and Billy Cantrell. local youths. Hours will be 2 to 5 o'clock in afternoons, and 6 to 9 o'clock at nights. Restraining Order Sought Ky Tistadt Hugh A. Ti.sl.adt,, Canit.ho.r.sville cotton grower, has filed suit in Federal Court, at Cape Girardeau, Mo., n skin5 for a restraining uv- rler to prevent Crews Reynolds, n buyer at Caruthersvlllo, from deducting the full .seven conl,s per pound AAA penalty on cotton si inject to t,he ovrrqiiota ruling, ^rown during 1041. Tistadt, sold Reynolds 22,155 pounds of cotton, he state.s in the court paper. Tistadt say.s in I.hr petition that, the penally should be three cents per pound and not seven cents. The plaintiff charges violation of the Fifth Amendment and aliened he i.s deprived of property without due process of law. WAR BULLETINS Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS. 111.. May 29. <UP)—Hogs: 8500—7.WO salable. Top. 14.15 180-250 Ib.s., H.On-14.15 140-160 Ibs.. KM5-14.00 Bulk sows. 13.25-13.85 Cattle: 3400 51. .steers. I0.25-l5.no ' 51. heifers, n.75-14.00 Stcckcr. feeder steers, 0.25-13.50 Namcd Chief Deputy CAR-UTFIEnSVlLLE. Mo., May 29.—Robert Edwards, for six years principal of thr Hay ward gra.de school, has been appointed by Sheriff W. A. "Bill" Thomas sir, chief deputy sheriff, succeeding the late Tom Ward, who dierl recently of hrart attack. Deputy Edwards is a nativ of Flayward rom- munity anri completed his collegp work at Murray State Teachers College anri .Southeast Missouri Teacher;-, College. Chicago Corn prev. open July Sept. hiL-ii 88', HO '- 90 90'i Men of Vichy Welcome a Jap Mont.. Ward 29 1-8 N. Y. Central 7 Int. Harvester 44 3-8 Republic Steel 14 1-8 Radio 27-8 Socony Vacuum ' 7 Studebaker 41-2 Standard of N. J 34 7-8 Texas Corp 33 Packard 2 U. S. Steel 45 1-2 New York Cotton Mar. May July Oct. Dec. Jan. Prev. Open His;h Low Close Close lf)60 1966 1955 1961 1969 1973 1905 1933 1948 I952b 1977 1906 1934 1949 1967 1893 1922 1938 1971 1902 1930 1945 1950 1979 1908 1936 1951 1957 ment flying is continued and intensified. He begins high altitude, flying, using oxygen and associated equipment. By this time, of course, he flies subconsciously while hi.'l mind is focused upon the accomplishment of an assigned mission. Many of you will ask the question late this Summer why—if this is a two-engine school—are we training on Basic type airplanes. It is currently planned that this school- will open training students in Basic flying and some 9 or 10 weeks after that become a two engine school. Receive Commissions '.After this rigorous anri intensive training at the Advanced Flying School the cadets are graduated receiving their coveted wings and a Second lieutenant's commissioi (Continued on page 5) Dr. G. C. Bishop Named Dental Group Official CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. May _ 9.—Dr. G. C. Bishop of this city vas elected vice-president of the Vlissouri Dental Association in its .nnual convention in St. Louis this vcck. Having been located in thij city since 1914. Dr. Bishop is a past ^resident of the. Southeast Missouri Dental Association, and lias been active in district dental r,r.sociation work. Among the things discussed nt the convention was the probable reduction of tooth decay in the nation, with the rationing of sugar, since the American sweet-tooth has a direct relationship with tooth decay. Chicago Wheat prev open high low close close July. 120% 120% 119^ 120 121 Sept. 123 1 /.. 123V* 122 la 122% 123% Using U. S. Made Planes, Pilots Seek To Avenge, Loss Of Ships RIO DP, JANEIRO. May 29. (HIM--Bra/JHnn pilot, 1 ;, flying United States-made planes, .stalked German and Italian submarines far out at sea today. Bray.il was virtually at war with I he Axis, and diplomatic riuarters believed that the Axis would not be long in attempting lo make stronger reprisals than sinking unarmed Bra/Mian .ships. 'Hundreds of American-marie bombers nnd lighters, manned by Brazilians, were said l.o be engaged in the offensive. They were Hying with United .State:; planes anri pilots, patroling the sea I fines ofT the Rrn/.il coast. The Ministry of, Aeronautics, in its first "wnr" communique, revealed that Brazilian fliers had swooped down on three submarines after an "inhuman attack" on the ship Coinmandanle Lyra and had Mink one of them. An unconfirmed report from Fovtalf"/,;\ sairl patrol planes luul captured an Axis submarine ."imply ship loader] with torpedoes, oil. foodstuffs t\w\ munitions oil northern Brazil. Thr plane sic- nalerl thr .ship, which claimed it was Finnish but could not explain why it was anchored, the report said. The plane then radio?*! for ;t patrol vessel which took over thr .ship :tnd discovered its identity. F-'roiT's of Brazil in u and American planes immediately converged over thr urea, it war. sairl. hoping to ambush submarines attempting to holrl rendezvous with the ship. Diplomatic source:; said Brazil*'; jnovn v/a. 1 ; one Hie Axis v/ould not icnorr. They pointed out that Brazil was fight ing r.ennanv atul Italy without having formally declared wnr. MKXICO (UI>)__Thc CITV. May 2f>. Army and .'Navy, without, waiting' for Mexico's itcchiration of w:ir. ni;iintiiinrcl defenses on all extruder! frontiers ami const lines today.. Mciimvhilr Defense Minister Grn. I'ufoli) Macbias mid Marino Minister (ion. Hrrihirrlo ,l«ra wr.ro. cxtNTtcd to atlrnd th« special war council meeting with rrrsldr.nl. Ca macho, the ;?7 military /«>»'<: chiefs and 2(J state presidents. ClUJNCMUNCi. [Uay 20. {HIM —Thr .lapjinese have licen thrown hack with thr loss of thousands of d»-ud and wound- <-rl in 10 attempts io storm tho ChekinnK city of l,:inshi, about IH milrs northwest <»f Kinhwa, ;i nhiIIT..SC communif|uc reported tonight. Tlif! romimiuiquc said the Japanese shifted lh<« hulk of their J00.0r.il invasion Ironps in Itaslf.rn flhina to Uic region northwest of Kin haw aftrr hc- iiitr h«'ld at a virtual r.tundstiU hrforr tlir pates of thr prn- vrntial capital of ChekhuiK province. Kinhnw still rrmaiiu-d in rhinrsr hands early lot'ljvy, it w;is sUitr.d, despilr* 3. f most ron- .slanl. attacks hy the. 10.000 .la- paiiosr troops left thrre when the hniTil. nt Ijir rnrmy pressure was shifted to the l,anr,hi sector. CAIRO, Egypt, May 29. (UP)—Strong British tank forces and air squadrons are attacking Axis armored units near Acroma, 18 miles soutli- es t of the British Libyan Tonghold of Tobruk in an fl'orl to halt Col. Gen. Erwiii ommel's desert drive, cohimuni- ics reported today. ' A force of about 250 German ml Italian tanks were reported irown against the British on the listerlng desert sand outside To- ruk ufter the. Axis assault drove ir inside the British defense zone. An RAP communique ; said that qimdrcms of bombers and-'fighters verc In notion throughout yester- lay agnlnst the enemy column of jinks and motor transports be- wecn Rlr Hacheim and Acroma. Hit Axis Air Fields Other British planes attacked Axis air fields at Martuba and uipply columns moving up to the )!itUe front behind Rommel's advance. One Junkers dive bomber md two fighters were shot down md it appeared that Axis air ac- ; Uvlty over the desort battle, front has been on "a reduced scale," the RAF said. Far west of the battle line British planes bombed enemy, vehicles moving eastward between Benghazi and Jedabaya. For the fourth -straight night, the RAF attacked German-con 1 trolled airdromes In Sicily, Important base, of supply for Rommel. rind bombed the German air force's . "ferry terminus" at Messina and the Sicilian harbors of Catania and Augusta. 'V "•'.'' Bap Two Junkers ' ;:; ' ''^-/^ In the vicinity of Tobruk itself- British fighters battled, a squad-J;;| von of German alt raiders Wed-"' ncsday night and shot down two. ,Junkers. The RAF also, reported a dusk attack on the main land-, ing field^ at Tmlml, Jtalian-Ger- man advance base west of Tobruk. Failing to take the key desert point of El Adem. 15 miles south-, \vcsl, of the British coastal stronghold of Tobruk, the 'Germans pressed advance forces eastward l.o the Ed Duda-Sidi Rezegh zone about, 25 miles southeast of To- bruk. These were repulsed and Germans joined two columns at a desert trail crossroad about 20 miles .southeast of Tobruk. Here, .the communique said, the combined enemy force engaged British armored forces for a test of strength which General Rpmmell war> believed to have sought. On the result of this -fight It^was indicated might depend Rommel's .strategy and tactics in his new drive eastward for the fifth great Libyan campaign. Swallows Paper Cl»p Working Al Air Base Mi.v. .]:snirr Marlrlrn. clerk IP (lie oft'irrr; of tlir Forruni-JamfK ("rMistrurtion C'ompany at the Htr ba,'^. war; nrnii^ht. lo town trom work vrstrrriay In receive mrdiral Irriilmen*. after she hnri accidentally sw:>l'owed » paper clip which she harl hrrn handling. No X-rays have been made, but .some may be t,;iken soon. Fire In Oat Field Fire Department answered KFJIUN, i\lny 2H. (Ornian iTM.Tilrns' rrrm-<l<:«! Jiy Ijnilrd TITSS i?i Nrvv York)—CJmuan mililiiry uti.irt.rrs rrpurlpd lo- ri;iy lh';il. "thr hall IP of Kli:tr- fcov hits hrrn Jrnwnnlcd" ,tf- li'r thrcr wrrUs of firrrr IJRlu- IMP; ami Ibal only Mir task nf mopping un of enemy remnants remains. In thr scHnr smith (>T the riiy fichlinc ronfinm-s foetwrrn flrrmnn Irnops ;«nri mcirrlrci Rrrl Army fnrrrs. U. \v;is sain", but "Hir rlr.irm:: of Mu* hnillr- fir|rj nf wli;H rom;»ins of HT Snvir* f.rnnps rnnlmucs arcord- ii'C to plan." A finr«1 report, on tho "total results" of Mir hnttlr nf Khar- kov pvrsuinalily from Adolf Hitler's he.irtqnarfers, may he. r\pr<-ted late today or early tomorrow, the military quarters said. Caruthcrsvillc Jaycecs Plan Spring Carniva' Thompson To Address ; Group In Caruthersville CAROTHEKSVILLE, Mo., May 29.—Morris Thompson, district co- jordinator of Distributive Educatipn program, will be the speaker at the ourth and final sales lecture- conference being conducted by the State Department, of Education, in cooperation with local schools, icre Wednesday, June 3. at 7 o'clock at Hhe high school. .Mr" Thompson will have a three-Way subject. (1) Wartime functions of retail salespeople: (2) 'conservation of supplies, merchandise and energy: and <3) shaping new wartime customer habits. • Marshal Pelnin, center, nnd Pierre Laval, right. Vichy's new chfcC of government, extend a warm welcome lo M. Mitnni, ambassador to France from Japan, the nation that grabbed Indo-China from the French last year. This is one of first pictures from Vichy since Laval came back to power. GAK.UTHERSVTLLE. Mo.. Ma\ 2D. The .Junior Chamber of Coma mil shortly ''after"noon"''today i ™™ wi » ***** *l^l™, C ?™ l ™t and put out a fire which had ~£ ^ l ^ nn ™ £ starter!|- in an oat patch near the n * , 2000 block on Chickasawba Avenue. £ .^ HJMpr dart gamc> and five-cent, bingo. Glen Tinsley chairman of the Snecial project committee, is general chairman with other club members assisting. The carnival will be located in the street on East Fifth Street, and will be held the one evening Chicago Soybeans prev. open high low close close July. 180^ 180% 179 ^ 180% 180% Oct.. 174 1 ,£ 174% 173% 174 J /i 174% I only. John Baird Appointed Holland City Attorney CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. May 29.—John Baird of this city has been named city attorney of Holland, according to an announcement by Mayor Ira Zahner of Holland, Thursday. Mr. Baird replaces Lieut Fred Henley, also of this city, who recently was called to service. New Orleans Cotton Mar. July Oct. Dec. Jan. Prev. 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