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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NdBTHKABT ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XL1—NO. 195 Blytheville Dally New* Ely they Hie Courltr Blytheville Herald UUslsslppl Valley Leader BLYTHKV1LL13, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, NOVRMHKK 3, 1!M<1 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CELT'S ;j Infantrymen In Action In Philippines B-29s Inflict leavy Damage Jpon Rangoon Strike By Daylight At Enemy Kailyards In Burma's Capital Yanks Gain In Germaityj 27 Miles From Cologne; Reds Approach Budapest Artillery Roar pdvinciiiK through swamps and tangled underbrush. to estst "' made S Stamcy .American infantrymen seek out the rei.inlninE n, ec on Levlo Note soldier, togged clown waist-deep, being aided by his buddies. This photo was Stanley Troutman, Acme Newspicturc.s photographer for the War Picture Pool. (NEA Telcphoto.) .abor Promised : or Compresses New Electors Put On Ballot Supplementary List Gives Voters Chance To Prevent Bolt JACKSON, Miss., Nov. 3 (UP) — The State legislature In Jacksoi has completed its tusk of providing volets a chance to give the Demo cratic party nominees Mississippi' nine electoral votes. The house this morning concurra in minor senate amendments on th 1>I1] providing for :i supplement:! list of nine Roosevelt-pledge electors, and the bill is now read for the governor's signature. This morning Representative He wilt, of Pike County, revealed tha T. J. Tubbs. 'of West Point. no\ 111 in a Memphis hospital—has sai he will vote for the Roosevel iTruman ticket. However his a surance came too late for his nan to be included with those of fm other convention-named •• electo who also came out for the'Pres dent. ; J. B. Perry, Jr., of Grenada, st - hBd.n;J 'given jbp .teals.laliirq.a GUI Attack Victim Recovering At Hospital Here Condition of Arvie Hastings, 40- ear-old Slecle, Mo., taxi driver iltcnlly injured early yesterday, as improved today. He is at Walla Hospital follow- ig an attack in which his skill as fractured. His alleged assailant, . Aubre> arne.s Jr., 22, ex-convict . frpn Alabama picking cotton at Micola [Io.. is held in jail at Caruthers ille, Mo., on a tentative charg ending out come of the taxi driv •r's injuries. The S500 stolen from Hasting after his assailant allegedly ha beaten him over the head with, wrench, choked him with his ow belt and tied his hands with h necktie, had not been found jto dav. With only S14 on him when appr ' Iicnded yesterday by a':pOsse ne Braggadocio, Mo., Pemiscot Ooun ty and Steele city officers' vye seeking the money, believed The taxi was found 'abandone the gas tank -empty,-shortly uefo the posse closed in loft iBarhes .in cornfield, where he wa'» taken ca live. :•.'-'"' '••"•<"•' '-,"•'.. ^ By United 1'rcss • American Super-Fortresses - turn-, 1 cd their attention today to the bat.) tic for Burma In a raid which np-' piirently caught (he Japs by su£4 prise, India-based B-29s,,' packing the largest Indivldunl bombloadr ever lifted, struck by daylight rail yards In Rangoon, Jap-held capital of embattled nurnii). .'^ A late report from Washington reveals that not a single ono of (hq aerial giants were lost "as a re;, suit of eiu'iny action." The wenllicr was excellent for raid, And preliminary estimate! show that the big planes IntllctC' heavy damage. The relatively sli hop from India to Rangoon Is licved to have enabled the planes ,_„,,._„ ,, „ ,„ . ,„, to cut their gasoline load and boost I LONDON, Nov. 3 (U.P.Wlli the number of bombs they spread L"tlle for Budapest Is beginning, across thu target. ' ' Cossack patrols can now sec Ih The B-29.S hit a tender spot'in spires of Ihe Hungarian capita the Japanese Burma defenses when. Anil Berlin admits that Iho soun they hammered at Rangoon. It is of artillery can be heard In tl the port of entry for most, If not Ity, getting louder by the inlniit Growing Louder Within Capital Germans Falling Back Before Russian Army; Refugees Head North all, the sup-piles Japan sends 10 their troops, in the Burmese Jv glcs. From Rangoon, railroads rai | ate Into the Interior, to BankoX,' I Slam and other centers of Japanese communications, The ' attack, coming only n few | days after the opening of a | allied campaign In Burma, obviously was aimed ivt removing <\ llhk I in the supply chain .to the Jap War Prisoners And Bahaman Labor May Help Handle Cotton MEMPHIS, -Nov. 3 (up)—War I troops opposing that offensive. Joblllzntlon Director James Byrnes That-new Allied campaign Is gd- las heard the urgent pleas lor nld ing well on two fronts. British \n- n the critical labor .shortage Injdian troops In northern Burma he Mississippi-Tennessee cotton have captured several Jap strong- He has advised the National points on the slopes ol an 8000-foo But there may not be any ntllc lor Budapest. Desperate bo man attempts to throw up la nlnute , defenses seem doomed allure. Inside the cily there Is clmo And before the city, the Oenna lin T Cotton Council that war prisoners •nid possibly Bahaman labor will peak For I dominating the Tlddim-to White road. And Chluti ire retreating so fust, their are, reported . disintegrating. withdrawing Gcnimn.v are snld be hnrclly able to keep ahead the advancing Flusslan.s. .Civilians arc leaving Budapest fast as they can— but they're hi Ing' a hard lime getting out. 'I German!, have seized everything wheels for their own retreat, Hi ever, long lines of refugees TODAY'S WAR ANALYSIS Germans In For Pounding By Bombers Uy MMF.S JIMIVKU United I'rcs* StiifT Writer Germany's winter calls r 'cold weiUhur mid u <tnlly dc>l ,vs may bog \ji'ouml Irooiis, but icy will Invigorate Allied nlmum o a. new pUcli ot activity, lirltlsh id American plimc llccls now arc \ tliclr best position ot the win to It the Germans with all they've ol.' First of nil, the Allied ulr forces ow tiro stronger limn ever before. As an example, American wai'- >lancs In all thc- UBI-S liiwi: licon IroppliiB 4400 tons of lioinbs ft. duy for the liast few- nonllis. lu Ihclr Ilrst year ot war >y averaged only 28 tons n day. Uisl month, British and American planes Ucnped n record 113,400 tons of explosives on More German Towns Captured As First Army Moves Against Enemy lines Guarding Co/6S(iie> SUPREME; AI-I.IKD HEADQUARTERS; Paris,,NOV. 3 (U.l>.)—Tliu Anicriinn Kji'si Army has scove'd another 2'/^ mils; Kuin in its ih'ivo into fiormniiy, southeast of Aachen. Amenciiii troops, which 'ycatorday captured Vosscmtcky liivned Ro«lh«nsl. of Unit point and loduy aei/cd tho" town of Schmidt. ' > Tlmt pliicuH tho Aniericiin I'lral Army 10 miles inside Germany, the deepest penetration made of the enemy territory, and just 27 miles from Cologne. : ' <f- 'Today's dispatches trom United atcs rlisl Army headquarters real tlmt Lieutenant General Hodg- ncw ollcnslve Is developing stcud- a!lcr 24 hours oj fighting on the,' n or the Hurtgcn forest Late Bulletins >e sent to work In the cotton ware- HVOOPSL have captured the Japnucs stronghold of Umgling, thu,s clear. LONDON, Nov. (Ill')— The Berlin radio «uy.H that Clcrnmn trim]!* railing h:\cV on Budapest before a itovrcrliil Husslnn dilve hnvc rtachcil the urea .south it Is 14 miles south of the hniK'p'j ind cbmurcsscs houses and comp esses Qf lh( _ obstacles to ' ThU; action followed an appeal t , ,, c . 0| j cliu , g of lllc Burma '-road from president of. the council, Oscar , chuia president Johnston of Scott, Miss., for 5000 Tll( ; Chinese also have improved streaming from Budapest Io - ' _ ,,, , I liwny'ih'-oppcd only 40,000 tons on ilhern Europe, British 5 , vl ^ m (n nil m c wllv. year ot 10-lU. columns have chased the Germans Two '_, en ,. s n[!0 w inler nnd fall mius through Greece to within eight vc| . t , cnvv | e( i ou t by no more them , . members -of the Army's labor bat- t i, e i t p QS mons slightly In the Kwd- tallons. lin area of southern China.; A Johnston asked for labor bat-1 Chungking army spokesman says lalion workers because he said in-| the Chinese hnye withstood n miles of the Yugoslav.border. But-'reports from Athens reveals that the Nazis left the Greek port of Salonika In ruins. The haibov Is ' said to have been entirely turance companies would not cover three-pronged Japanese' assault In wrecked, and the airfields and prisoners, |] 1( , outskirts of the key communl- t of sa.b-[cations city.''And they've even carried out a successful 'cdunterTrtt- plants < employing war they considered tl\e threat otage too'risky/ • - .- ..___.. ... . . . ''-•HJ-we'Vei-,' cttorts now ate being Jack against Jap' troops . problne matte to waive liie.ban against use toward Ihe city.from the soijth. - •••••' ' Thespokesman -made .IJy-'clear. tin 1 '. railways blown .•if-the war prisoners in-compresses Ihc Chinese are 'nil set'for. a'Uong his also namc'd Colerrian., of Ackerman. Meanwhile, Secrelary of State Walker Wocd is supervising the printing of about 3300,000 of the supplementary ballots. They will be delivered either this afternoon or tomorrow morning td'.lhc stale's 82 circuit clerks. The final form of the election bill did n0 *' specify in what manner the' supplementary would be attached to the regular ballots. Secretary Wood is suggesting that election managers have the election clerks simply lear aiitl crimp- fold the supplementary ticket over the regular ballot at the top. ,11 this practice is folowed all ovei the state, the pro-Raoscvelt electors will be found at the top o the ballot, directly over the con vention-named electors. 'Chute Faulty, Lieut. Hunton Has Close Cat Licnt. Charles A. Hunton Jr., nar rowly escaped death Thursday who he fell 250 feet with a partly op emxl 'parachute after bringing h battered plane back over the Amer lean lines from Germany. The Blytheville man was pilotii a bomber struck by two flak burs over Germany and both engin were knocked cut. He nursed the plane back ov the American lines and ordered the crew of three to jump before he left the plane. All of his men landed safely but Lieutenant million's parachute, after failing to open fully, carried him to a tree, where he landed unhurt. News of his .narrow escape was released yesterday by Supreme Hearinnarters, Allied Expeditionary Porct. He is son of Mr. and Mrs, Hull- ton Sr., 1063 West Hcarn. also is survived by . his Wife, lives in California, "four oth- )exter, Mo.> Soldier s Killed In francs Staff Sergt. Clyde' H.IAnderson of exter. Mo., 20-year-old brother, at, Irs. Charles A. Wood Sr.j wriorn e, frequently, visited hi Blytheville, as killed in action Oct. 1, Ih rarice, the War Department has otificd relatives. ••'.., - First reported missing, his death •as announced Wednesday to his mother, Mrs. Signe Anderson of Dexter. He vho liv r sistcrs'and five brothers. In the service three years, he vas overseas 18. months. ,' • Mrs. Wood's son, Charles A Wood Jr., is believed to have re; turned to Corsica after having had a furlough spent here Jollow ng 10 months foreign duly. Mail Christmas Cards Now For Men Overseas Christmas cards mailed within few days to service men and worn en oveneas will be delivered b Dec. 25, it has been announced by Postmaster Ross Stevens. Such cards must go as first class mail, in envelopes and bearing Ihrce-ccnl iwstage, It was pointed out. Arrangements have been made to deliver these cards to the most remote parts of the world where forces are stationed, provided they are mailed early this month. It also was announced that packages now being sent overseas must rot have Christmas seals on the face or seals 'must not be where paper meets. Ornamental seals may be placed on all sides of the package, for decoration, except where the address is written on the face. govi - Military ..spokesmen say Hint-news agency, Dr. 0. L:"-Hsia snys ohnston's request for labor bat- reform in the Chungking goveru- alions, is-impossible at present,' in, merit should not be made a con- Thick mlnc- planes. Yesterday, the Eighth Force alone sent 2.000 over iew" of the Intensive training of 11 troops for foreign service. ,Some opposition to bringing la- Ihlo./rcimessec was voiced ii Memphis l»st night. President II. i: Mitchell, o( the Southern Tenant •ariners Union wired the War Manpower. Commission that within 30 -dr.ys thousands of workers now gathering- crops will bo idle. He declared that by December first at t'as't. 1500 men could be recruited within 25 miles of Johnston's- plantation. " Mrs. John Hal com. Dies Last Night; Funeral Saturday Mrs. Fannie Lee Halcom, wife of John P. Hnlcom, died last night at Blytheville Hospital. She was 48. In ill health an extended period, she underwent recently. a major operation Born in. Mississippi, she had lived here a number of years with the residence at 610 Lumerate. Of all her sons she has given to the Army, two arc overseas and the' third lias a medical discharge after having beer) wounded in the Mew Georgia campaign. Roy Ij. Halcom now is at home hile Pic. Floyd Halcom is. in Italy nd Pvt. W. P. Halcom on an is- nd somewhere between South mcrica and Africa, ditlon of cooperation between the United States and China.-And the Chinese foreign minister,- TJ V. Soong, saysi the recall of General Stilv.'el! wiy> "entirely R question of personality." He says It had "nothing to do with any difference of policy between China and the United States." . ' Certainly, American planes based in China still arc doing their Searching for stragglers of the beaten Japanese . fleet, they have sunk an enemy destroyer and damaged a large transport in the South China sea. Presumably, the ships were limping home from the sea battle of the Philippines, a disastrous defeat for Ihc Japanese. The land battle of the Philippines also is shaping up as a disastrous loss for the Japs. Allied ground forces cut Leyli island in Uvo and boosted thdi toll of enemy troops to 30,000 kill ed, wounded and captured In I days. The Japs are trying to ge off the island as fast as possible Reconnaissance pilots say sma boats are leaving Jap vessels an lelds In the approaches of the :iarbOr" make the passage extremely' dangerous. ,, In the Adriatic, two,. British dc- stroyeri. ; scnt llirce cneuiy. destroy- ers'to the bblto'm. In Ilnly, British armored forces have clamped in on two sides -o Ihe airfield at Porll, a Junclloi point, on the road to Bologna. The orst ruins of tho wliolc season ave swamped advancus on the flh , Army • front, and the Ge>0,115/have taken advantage of the enlher to thrust several coimler- tecks against American lines, owever, it is officially annonncctl mt the American positions ai-o virtually"'unchanged. 22,500 Halt Work In New Strikes Today chored in Ormoc hnrbor empty i returning from shore laden wit troops. Until two days ago, the Jaj were rushing reinforcements int Lcyte. Now they're rushing tlicr 300 Boles Of Cotton Destroyed By Flames By United Press Some 300 bales of cotton, were destroyed in fires which swept a cotton gin and a freight car in northeast Arkansas Thursday. Dam• ages from the two fires was estimated at $39,000. Biggest loss was at Mananna, where the Farmers Gin and Feed Company was completely destroyed by fire with an estimated loss of £30000. The gin, feed house and 215' bales of cotton were destroyed in the blaze. However, the entire loss Is said to be covered by Insurance. At Neltlcton, three miles east of Joiiesboro, SO bales of cotton were destroyed when lire destroyed a Missouri Pacific freight car in which the cotton was loaded. The freight car was reported to have been picked up near Helena. Loss Is estimated at $9000. Wunderlich Explains Amendments and Acts A talk was given by W. J. Wun- dcrlich to members of the Blytheville notary Club who met yesterday noon at Hotel Noble ior luncheon Mr. Wunderlich, who was introduced by Russell Phillips, spoke on he amendments and Initiated act which will be voted on at uex Tuesday's election, and told mem bcrs what each amendment ov ac jrovidcd for. . Guests at the meeting, In add! lion to Mr. Wunderlich, were Caro Nelson of Kansas Cily, Dr, R. t Naylor of Enid. Okla., and Davi Sylvester, junior Rotarian for th month. Weather ARKANSAS—Considerable clou iness Friday and Saturday. Coolc in northwest Friday and In th north and west portions Salurda 'Maximum temperature ;,Tslevda was 80 degrees, according to U official weather observer. By United Fress Germany. Our Mi Losses Shrink Second, Allied plane lo.sses have sunk to n''new-low.'-In Oclpucr ol 11)43 British-based'airmen droppci only 44 toiis of 'explosives for - cyerj plane lost. In October of 1944 "the Eighth Air Fofco dropped : 240 'ton for every .los,v ,,.:'.',: .'','», . . • iTlnrd, iiy winning the battle <v the Atlantic, the Allies! have secured -their trans-ocean supply line. Allied planes drink vast cpmntl- tles of gasoline all ol which must be shipped into England. As lin example, American planes In nil theaters dropped one million tons of bombs from Pearl Harbor Io October 2, But Ihcy took two million gallons of fuel to do It. Fourth, the Allies hn'vo' so' perfected instilment bombing tlmt winter weather no longer is an im- portnnt factor. Some of .today's greatest lonnngcs lira dropped through n thick roof of clouds. Flttli,, the Allies paved the way for a great air victory by a great ground victory. They have shoyeif their air front right to Germany's door-step. However, weeks 'may elapse before the Allies can ready numbers of bomber fields near of beyond the German frontier. Transport Is at a premium now, and the CHIOACO, Ni>v.3 HUM — The United Slntas delegation to the Intcriiatliimil Air Conference lias .suhinlUcil ;> imijiitsul for establishment of an inlcrnnllomil avl- itllrm assembly Anil -executive roinu'tl wllli representation ftoni Ibc -'United Sink's, IVrltaln, lliis slu, Jlraill, China iinfl Francu. WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 (Vf\- I'resUleiil Ilixiscvclt tins' rcijiiMt- «l limt any employe who l» iillinv'cd sufficient lime awu> from hl« Jol) next Tuesday tfl vcite "inform me of tho clrcum- sV.inucs—logtllicr wllh the nume of his company," WASHINGTON, Nov. :) (T.Jl'1 — UntlnwerelAry ol War Vatti 1ms tiiloRraphtil Secretary Mai tlicw Smith nt the Mechanic i Kduratlonal Society of America ilimjliiK lliat "' Klttkcs «|ions<ice by.-; Smllh'« •'-^iyrg'jtnlniUon. *«r ci)iilvi!lcul Io" UcMdn." VutUrso . niilcl the strikes were, slopping th fiovv ot- vitully iitcclci munillon-, miff iupr.HKi l« IheTlBhl'lng fron A strike by members of the Me- average all-wcalher airdrome re- Baifcy's Sentence Commuted By Adkins LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 3.—Govc nor Adkins Wednesday commuted the prison sentence of Harry B;ti- She also Is survived by a daugh- icy, sentenced to 10 years in Mls- :r. Miss Vera Halcom of Blythc- sjsslppi County on a charge of scc- Ue, and a brother, Jesse R. Tay- onii degree murder, to six years, r of Brownsville, Tenn. making him eligible for parole. Ua 1 Funeral services will pe held to- ley \vas sentenced in July, 194Z. .orrow afternoon, 2 o'clock, (it out) Funeral Home by the Rev. \Motor Line Planned :. C. Brown, pastor of First Bap.- ist Church. Burial will be made, t Elmwood Cemetery. chanlcs Educational Society, on Independent, union today threatened production In three of the nation's inldwestcrn Industrial centers. More than 18,000 highly-skilled craftsmen walked off their Jobs In 23 Detroit war plants this morning. And Matthew Smith, national secretary of the MESA — warned that 23,000 Cleveland unionists were awaiting the signal to follow suit. In Toledo, the seal of the trouble, 4500 workers were idle. The strikes have been called as the result of a Jurisdlcllonal dispute between the MESA ant) the United-Auto Workers at the Auto- Li to Company In. Toledo, where six workers were discharged for not maintaining UAW memberships. MESA officials said they wen using the "smypathy" walkouts t' force action by the War Laboi Board. LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 3 —The Mc- Allster construction Company of N. Y. Stocks AT&T Amcr Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler I Pine Bluff Wednesday applied to Ihe Corporation Commission for a | permit to operate a motor transportation line over principal Arkansas highways as ti common carrier Quinton Starling, well known of contracting equipment, materials arm owner of Joiner, tiled yester-1 and supplies. The company pro- ^uinton Starling Dies At Joiner Yesterday lay afternoon at his home there. He was 72. Born in Shelby County, Twin., :icar Memphis, he had lived at to operate over Highway Pine Bluff to conway and Ewdora; 79, Pine Bluff to Lehi; $%£ 163367 327 03 »0 3- Gcn Electric 39 1- Gcn Motors 62 1- Montgomcry Ward 52 7- N Y Central 18 5 Int Harvester 771 North Am Aviation 11 Republic Steel 18 3 Radio 10 3 Socony Vacuum 127 Ires 2000 tons of stcd matting, it once those fields arc established, ey will pay rich dividends. For one thing, they will shrink the stance Allied airmen must fly to German target. This, in turn, will mble airmen to cut their gasoline ad and boost their bomb load, urlhcr, Allied planes no longer will •we Io run the gantlet, of intcr- eplors based in the Low Countries. 11 air oposltlon will come over the clch itself. For three years, Germany's chief ystcm for detecting approaching aiders was strung along the French, iclglan and Dutch coasts. Now Ger- lany's forward radar stations must ic located Inside the Rclcli. One 1 Wtlsh expert estimates that this las cut the enemy's warning period rom 15 to five minutes. j On top of that target Europe now as shrunk to its bull's eye—Ger- Hurls Charges Of Corruption Candidate Brickcr Accuses New Dealers In Wilmington Talk IJy Unllcd Tress In !the political punpalgn today, Republican vlcc-presldcntlal candidate John Brtcker .slumped in Wilmington, Del., today where he accused Iho New Deal of resorting to "devises of sordid desperation" to win a fourth-term, / Ho charged Itio Democratic Administration with resorting Io whtvt he termed "downright political cor- niiitlon In order to gel voles." in Washington, President Roosevelt lold his news conference he was preparing a last-minute appea to employers to give workers time off to go to the polls. The President will make his las major address as fourth-term can dldate in Boston tomorrow nigh after a day-long tour of Connect! cut and Massachusetts. Governor Dewey also k schedule to make his cllmrUic plea for Republican administration tomor row evening from Madison Squai Garden In New York City. Both candidate!, are expected t make lasl-mtmitc radio pep-talk election eve. . ,- Ho»e\«, German resistance is, tlenlng amidst 'the westwall 'for-' (IcnUonB Kunrdlng Ihe' Cologne hln and approaches to the nhln?- aml. Drltlsh Hold Floahlng To the northwest, the bitter .bnt- e for lira Bcheldo estuary leading Antwerp h in Its Innl Blagcs The cthcrlaiids -.oltyr.ot. Flushing , has alien to British Commandos, nnd io commander of the Nazi -gurrl- on, Lieutenant Gcneial Reinhard, •as captured along with many prls- ncrs, Olhci Billlsh forces captured 3omburg In tho swill rush ovei the Bland of Wale here n, last barrlerlo he tree Allied' use'ol the port ol Antwerp. , Biillsh forces are smarming lirough Walchcren from the east, south and wesl, and n Junction which will mean the end of the \n\t effective German resistance on tho •land appears near. i • 'Ihe campaign on Whlclicren Island now Is being -referred to dt Allied headquarters as a "cleanvip" which should not take long 'since most ot the heavy gun batterbwbn J \ the Island -.has been silenced. In [act, thu Germans saUKtoday the" fight for (l\e Sehdde estuarv. (3 , | over: •"' -"s ^i t-*~* a Nails Expect New Blow 1 The German DNB news agency said the Americans and British were concentrating,forces In Holland "for u new aisaiilt on the Qerman western frontier," and 'preparations seem complete " ' Iho Nazi command asked today that a certain area between Middleburg and the Bevel and Isthmus be declared an ''open area" because German hospitals and wounded were concentrated there. Allied Iroops honored the request As for other action on the western front, American and British .roops In Holland have driven back cross the Mark river about six lies soutli of the estuary tire known i the Holland deep And other •Itlsh forces-widened their hold on he:south hank of the "Meustf river, he Germans' say the battle of the Meuse :lia'«. been concluded, an in- fcation that the British now con- rol tho south bank as far as the Holland deep To the south of the American First Army front French and American roops have captured the road and all junction of Baccarat oh tha approaches to the passes through he Vosgcs mountains. Great Air Victory -" * The final score has been announced for yesterday's great battle fought over Germany by 2,000 American planes and ..500 German fighters. One hundred and, 83 German planes were shot down and 25 were destroyed on the ground. Forty American bombers .and 19 fighters are missing. Adkins Launches shrunk to iis uuus uyu—ULI- . _ iwny llsclf. No longer must Allied [M0VW t_QlTlpCHQn ilamrs hammer the Balkans, France ; n ' i • Against Bookies ind the Low Countries. No longer mist they scatter their shot across i grenl continent. Now they can 'ocus their full fire on the Reich. Conversely, Germany's strength lias waned as Allied strength has crown. In June, Prime Minister Churchill said the Allies had 11,000 planes available for Hie batlle of Germany. At about the same time, n Swedish expert csUmaled that the Nazis had no more than 1500 first line planes. Of course, the Germans have tried to offset this disadvantage »y bringing In Jet-propelled aircraft. But they have one Louise .Chapel near Joiner, wlthi,_ . , ., .. — , burial ,at the cemetery there. rGCK narain Keturns The'Rev. J. W. Moore, pastor of g ( charlcs "Peck" Hardln o the Joiner Methodist Church, and B1 ylhw \ Uc hns atrlved m the UiiH- Ihc Rev. F. M. Sweet of Manila cd states aflcr 23 months service will officiate. Uuu the Army in Australia « n<1 He is survived by his wife, Mrs. | N CW Guinea. Studebakcr 181-4 fatal weakness. They can stay in ' the nlr no more than one hour, and consequently are of no use In combating raids far from their bases. Thus, Germany is In for a bad winter. A' winter when cold blasts rip through damaged houses. 55 1-2 47 1-8 5 3-8 U S Steel 58 7-8 Standard of N J Texas Corp Packard N. 0. Cotton S.allie Perkins Starling; two sons, former Chick football star, . William T., afld Joseph Q. Starling, sergeant Hardln hopes to come to end a daughter, Mr.v Jessie Ben- Blythcville soon for a visit with licit, all of Joiner, and a sister, h| s w |f e and child, aiirl'hls parents Mrs. Ella Billings of Sarah, Miss, who now live at Gosncll, before re- Swift Funeral Home. of Osccoln porting to Camp Chaffcc, "is, in chnrge. (wlierc he will be stalioned. Ark., open high low • close May July Oct. 2151 21G2 2164 2162 2165 216G Mar. . 2161 2156 2164 216C 2146 21C8 2164 2146 2073 2049 2045 2071 2154 2178 2170 2151 Dec. 2146 2070 2154 Chicago Rye open high Dec. . 11(J% lU*i low close UO^s UOVi . . May . 1053; 107Vi 106Vi 107',4 106ti LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 3 (UP) Governor Homer Adkins has resumed his campaign against alleged horse race "bookie Joinls" in Hot Springs. Adkins says he is going to station several members of the Arkansas Stale Police in the famous resort town to watch alleged gambling houses. And he threatens further action If that plan falls. "If uniformed state policcmci are not enough to stop bookie shops from operating, I will put plait clothes .men In Hoi Springs," the governor says. And adds: "If tha doesn't work, I have something else In mind." He gives no indica lion as to what that "somtthlnt else" might be. Ankins says he Is also going t Ille suit -in. Pulnski county to de This reduces the American fighter plane loss" from 28 to. 19,'aftef nlne fighters were reported safe m Icndly territory on the continent. he bomber loss was cut from 41 40. '. • ••'.'.;. •',•,-''The fighter force, was .credited Ith 130 German planes, their.Dig- est bag of the war. .'.•'..".."'.'.'-' Ah official London report, reveals ml American and British bombers rapped more than 130,000 tons of »mbs on Germany last month. The record tonnage' was dis'ctosV d as the RAF sent more than 1000 icavy bombers 'against Dusseldorf ost night The British dropped mort than 4000 tons of- bombs on hat major objective of the American First Anny. When civilians will slaver without Fire Damage Slight Fire \vhtch broke oul lost ul&ht, 10'30 o'clock, slightly damaged Hughes Gin on South Broadway nnd burned a ]>"<! of cotton hulls. lev settled before he leaves otftc Jan, 8. Chicago Wheat open high low close pr.c 163% 16351 163 163V1 163 158K 159; 158W 158^ 158',i Dei-. Livestock ST. LOUIS, Nov. 3 (UP)—Hogs 8,700 salable 8,500 top. 14.40 180-270 Ibs 14 25-U 35 140-170 Its 13-H good sows: 13.50-13.60. Cattle 3300 salable 2,500 calves 1,200 all salable mixed jearlln^s nnd heifers 10-1250 cows 675-1050 canncrs and cutters 47a-650 slaughter steers 9-1775 slaughter heifers 7 50 17 stocfeer and feeder steers 750-1325. New Yprk Cotton May Mar. May July Oct. Dec. open 1 high low close prcl 2162 2164 2158 2158 2161 2163 21F6 2160 2161 3163 21« 2146 2140 2144 2H4 2069 2076 2068 2068 2*70 2153 2154 2150 215 2151

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