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VOL. XL-1—NO. 19G Hlytheville Dally Newi Blythevllle Herald Blythevllle Courier Mississippi Valley Leader THE DOMINANT NEWSt'APKK OK NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI BIA'TIIEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATUUDAY, NOV1SMBKK -I, 1<M4 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS RUSSIAN TANKS REPORTED IN BUDAPEST • •_, . . • ^^^r •• ^^^^^ ^^ i^^^^ ^^^HB ^f^^r HB Judges, Clerks Announced For Voting Tuesday Proposals On Ballot Expected To Result In Bit) County Vote Mississippi County residents who have paid their poll tax may vote Tuesday on candidates for national, state, district, county and township officers; on proposed constitutional amendments and initiated and referred acts and for or against the three mill road tax. Much Interest Is -being taken throughout' the state in certain amendments and it is expected that a sizeable vote will be cast because of these movements. Practically all township offices are without compeltion but name;, of candidates may ue written in. Officers nominated In the Democratic primary last August wll be voted upon and so far as is known there are no Republics candidates for these offices. Places of voting, judges, clerkf and alternates were announced today by the Election Committee: These w^ll lie elected: Presidential Electors, Vice Presidential Electors, u. S. Senator, Congressman Governor, Secretary of State, Lieutenant Governor, State Auditor State Treasurer, State 'Land Com' missloner, Attorney General, Supreme Court Justice, Prosecuting Attorney, County Judge, Sheriff & Ex-officio Collector, County Asses sor, County Clerk, County Treasurer, Circuit Clerk, County Representatives, County Surveyor, • Coro ner, Justices of the Peace, Constables. ' -.•-• BLYTHEVILLE—CITY HALL JUDGES: F. C. Douglas, Raleigl Sylvester, Byron Morse. ALTER NATES: John Deeri, D. Hammock Geo. Cross. CLERKS: Dixie Craw ford, Bernard Allen. ALTERNATES Don Edwards, A. V.' Henderson. BLYTJIEVILLE— SMITH BLDG. JUDGES:, E./D. Ferguson, Elber Huffman, Paul. Prypr. •"''ALTER NATES: Vf.'-O. Gue'rin7'G.TCK'Hub bard, T. W/Neil. 'CLERKS!'O.- G . Redman, Murray • Smart.' ALTER NATES: Cecil Wrotcn, F. E. Atkir son. BLYTHEVILLE—FROZEN FOOD LOCKER JUDGES: Farmer England,' Geo Pollack, B. R. Hays. ALTERNATES:' J. E. Lunsford, Marion Williams, A ' G. Hall. CLERKS: R. W. Becker, Frank Wagner. ALTERNATES: Frank Greer, Melvln Halsell YARBRO ' JUDGES: Mose Smith, W. A. Hollingsworth, W. N. -Orr. ALTERNATES: Ellis Wheeler, Spencer Bunch, J. E. Parrish. CLERKS: Mrs. W. N. Orr,. Herbert Mullins ALTERNATES: Walter Barnes, H. G. Matthews. NUMBER NINE JUDGES: Fred Bean, B. F; Rhoads, Ernest French. ALTERNATES: Jess Allen, Percy Stovall, Chas. C. Langston. CLERKS: Mrs. Chas. C. Langston, Wm. Wyatt. ALTERNATES: Reese Moore, Marvin L. Hart. PROMISED LAND JUDGES: H. L. Kalscll, Walter Stewart, W. H. Skeiton. ALTERNATE JUDGES: G. H. Ralph, Chester Button, J. M. Veazcy. CLERKS: Mrs. J. S. Godwin, Felix Hill. ALTERNATE CLERKS: E. C. Matthews, Clarence Moore. i HUFFMAN JUDGES: W. E. Hagen, R. H. Green, W. D. Hatfleld. ALTERNATES: Geo. Cassidy,-Max Ray, L. F. Moore. CLERKS:" Rex Hughes, Max Ray. Jr. ALTERNATES: James Ray, Dick Green. GOSNELL JUDGES: Rial Bales, G. W. Potter, P. H. Raspberry. ALTERNATES: E. S. Crawford, M. E. Crawford. J. C. Eubanks. CLERKS: J. C. Bright, Roy McKay. ALTERNATES: Lee Hill, M. E. Cook. ARMOREL JUDGES: E. L. Hale, Arthur Vance, Marion Dyer. ALTERNATES: Lorcn Hobinson, C. Y. Green; Alvln Nelson. CLERKS: Mrs. Marlon Dyer, Bill Hnyiilc. ALTERNATES: Mrs. Arthur Vance, Mrs. E. L. Hale. TOMATO JUDGES: Andy Harshman, L. M. Malonc, Orville Malone. ALTERNATES: H. V. Mitcluissoi), A. A. Carson, J. T. Carson. CLERKS: Andrew Harshman, Sam TiHmani ALTERNATES: Marvin Palmer, E. Myrick. CLEAR LAKE JUDGES: J. A. Haynes, L. T. Ellis, Billle Middlcton. ALTERNATES: Kyle Ball, J. H. Gurley, F. A. Rog' crs. CLERKS: Frank A. Rogers, Jr., Ray Haynes. ALTERNATES: Mrs. A. P. Burks, Mrs. F. A. Rogers. HOME GIN JUDGES: J. M. Aycock, E. H. Crook, W. J. Faughl. ALTERNATES: W. E. Powell, V. F. Stewart, H. D. Jumper. CLERKS: La- gronne. Whittle, Murray McHaffey. ALTERNATES: V. R. Dixon, Aubrey Bruce. HALF MOOX JUDGES: Jake Richardson, Glen Alexander, W. H. Richardson. ALTERNATES: J. I. Galnes, R. L. Hawkins, Tom Widner. CLERKS: Mrs. C, \V. Garrlgau, Claud Duncan. ALTERNATES: Irby Hodge, C. W. Garrigan. (Continued on Page 3) Good Neighbor Policy, Italy An Italinn peasant woman" offers some fruit to Maj. Gen. .Mascarenhas Do Moraes, commander of the Brazilian Expeditionary Force, part of the Allied Fifth Army. In return, the general gave her some Brazilian cigarets. Schools To Have' Wagster Rites JUIUUI) IU lia¥C vVMIBeHeld Lunch Programs Cooter Baptist'Church, 2:30 p. , by-the'Rev.-Fred-Walker of Clarks- lon., JVfo., assisted by the pastor, the Rev:-B. W. Pierce', with burial at Mount Zlon Cemetery: % Besides his mother, he is survived, by a brother, Charles Wags- tcr of Cooler, and three sisters, Mrs. Lorine Douglas of Flint, Mich., Mrs. Joe Azbill of Wardell and Mrs. Aline Burns of Cooler. Applications From Whitton, Burdette Receive Approval Participation in the school lunch program in Mississippi .County reached 6,000 this week witlV approval of applications from' Burdette and •• Whltto'n 'Schools, it^Hvas^ announced today by Philip 'Deere, county school supervisor/ and Car! Hinton, acting district representative, WFA, •Office of Distribution. Twenty-eight Mississippi' County schools now have school lunch programs. The school lunch program is a cooperative effort of the school and community. The WFA'.with the cooperation of the Stale Department of Education, as" coordinating agency, assists schools in organization and operation. Financial assistance in the purchase of agricultural commodities is furnished by the Office of Distribution, up to a maximum of nine cents per person for complete lunches .(Type A) with milk. Students pay up to 15 cents daily. All slate, public, and private high schools and under, including, child care centers, are eligible for participation in the community school of aiili-prohibitlon forces, lunch program. Recently, school lunch programs in Mississippi County have received commodities purchased under thj price support program, including green peas for canning, fresh onions nnd fresh apples as further assistance from the Office of Distribu- lion. Schools in Mississippi County serving lunches as part of their nutrition and health program or to EGIVC lunches soon are: WHITE: Keiser, Armorel Pub-.c, Gosnell High, Wilson Public, Lone Oak, Victoria, Luxora, Manila Elementary and High, Dyess Public, Milligan Ridge, Langc Elementary, Sudbury Elementary, Blythcvillc Senior High, Yarbro Elementary, Shawnee, Lcachville High, Whitlon Public and Burdette Public. NEGRO: Clear Lake Farm, Round Lake, George W. earner, Victoria, Mississippi County Training, Harrison, Grider Roscnwald, Osceola, Wardell, and Frenchman's Bayou. COOTER, Mo., Nov. 4—Funeral services will be held here tomorrow for Roy D.. Wagstcr who died Wednesday in St. Louis of a heart attack. He was 41. •A farmer and painter here, he was working in St. Louis when stricken ill and died at Citv Hospital. " ' J ,: • •'..Ihe body arrived yesterday and is nt the home of 'his mother Mrs. Annie Wagster. ••••'• " -Services will be conducted Candidates Will Fire Broadsides On Air Tonight Dewey In New York, Roosevelt tn Boston For Climax Appeals lly Uiillr.l I'rcss Thc political sklra will glow! tonight wllh the campaigns biggest fireworks. The Republicans fire llielr rock els from New York's . Madison Square Garden and the Democrats set off their biggest display fro'm Boston. . .•' In New York. Governor Dewey will summarize his Intensive" coast- to-coast campaign, dedicated, us he has repeatedly said — to "the greatest hoiiscclcanlng in the history of Washington." In Boston, President Roosevelt will put forth his Lest effort, he says, to correct what Is termed Republican "mlsrcprescnlallon." The address by both presidential candidates will be broadcast na r llomvidc. The President takes the air first, at 8 CWT. Governor Dewey follows. 90 minutes later, at-9:30 Last For F.D.R. ':; Tonight's broadcast will. be. the' asl in the campaign for the Prcs-1 dent. And Governor Dewey will be milking his last public appearance before llie election:. However. he GOP nominee will inakeV another const-to-coast broadcast on election eve. Both vice-presidential nominees vind.. up their campaigns tonight n home territory. Governor Brlck- er speaks In Cleveland's Music HalL ^t will be his 170th speech since :iis campaign began in carl v Sep- leinber. •>• -r. Senator Truman climaxes his campaign stumping with an address in his home town of Independence, Mo. , • President Roosevelt has Meen' given a hearty pat on thc'back'l by America's, ambassador to Ru.s^ flu, W. Avcrlll Harrimam /Ambns r ; s.'idor Harriman says' -the Presl-- dent's ; skill -and tact" brought, <sb'rM| P-'ete. vagrecmcnt •'• between' Prime" Minister Churchill and Premier Stalin during the historic conference of the three leaders'at Te- Memorial services be held tomorrow morning, n o'clock, ul Promised LSI ml Methodist Church for Pfc. Roy Eugene Mitchell, 2:t| husband of Mrs. Kalherlnc Hopper Mitchell and son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. MilchcTT, killed Oct. 10 In France. Private Mitchell had been over- sens since June. Vote Recount Ordered BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 4. (UP)—The Benton County election commission has ordered a recount of the vote in the Benton County local option election October n. The county voted dry by a majority ol 90 voles. Two petitions for recount in all precincts have been filed on behalf Gosnell Child Dies William E. Lucas Jr., one-year- old son of Mr. and Mrs.'William E Lucas of near Gosncll, died last night, 11:55 o'clock, at thc home. • Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon, 2 o'clock, at Elmwood Cemetery by thc Rev. Ear] David, pastor of the Calumet Pentecostal Ohurch. The baby was an only child. Cobb Funeral Home Is in charge Manila Veteran Home After Year Overseas MANILiA, Ark., Nov. 4.—Sergt. Harold "Bud" Fowler, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Fowler, has arrived home to spend a 21-day furlough with his parents after a year's service overseas. He recently completed his 62nd mission in thc European theater of war. His outfit was credited with destroying three warships In Toulon Harbor shortly after the landings In Southern France. Before entering the service, Sergeant Fowler attended Manila High School where he was an outstanding athlete. Henry Ashabranner Wounded In Belgium Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ashabranner of Manila have been notified that i . -their son, Vernie Ashabranner, had |\J Cj received a serious shoulder wound while In action somewhere in Bel- Mar. . 2162 Sl". m - , _, _. . M«y ; . 2167 A letter received Ihe following day -July . 2149 from Ihelr son spoke llghlly of theiocl. . 2076 wound and told lliein not lo worry. Dec. . 2152 Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS—Livestock: Cattle salable receipts 500. Calves 50. Compared with Friday last week: Good and choice steers and heifers 50 lo 75 cents lower. Common and medium 25 cents lower; cows 25 to 50 cents lower; good beef bulls 25 cents lower; medium strong to 25 ccnls higher; vealers steady. Stock steers steady to 25 cents lower. Tops for week: 1072 pound sleers $17.15; 1150 pounds $16.85; 910 pound steers av.d heifer yearlings $16.85; 814 heifers $15.25; cows bulls $12; vealers ment steers $12.' Sheep receipts none. Compared with Friday last week: Lambs and yearling;, 25 16,.50 cents lower; slaughter ewes'steady; top-ilambs for week $14. Hogs salable receipts 600. Good and choice 180 to 270 pounds 10 to 15 cents lower at $14.15 to $14.25; heavier weights scarce, quotable $13.95 down. Others loo scarce to mention. First Army Deeper In Germany Desp/fe -Heavier Resistance; Canadians Seek To Clear Port I'AlilS-Ormaii tiuiks nnil Infantry cnunirr-slUvkcd the'Amcr- «m sjioarhrtxl jiroMiiK hit,, Ihc Colonur pUiu btluw AiM'lirli toiluy. «ni (imnans reRiiliicil ucurly 'half «f (he 2 1-Z mlics won by Iliu First Army lit u (hrusl soullinislwaril from Vvssciuck ywitcnlay. SUl'llKMK Al,i.,IEI)'llKADQUAKTMUS ( Pni-in, Nov (U.I 1 .)—I lie AnioncaiiK nru gouging out n \HKKW hole Gcrniiiny. bigger hole in Supremo Hcadqimiiors immwneod tosliiy Unit, Fir.sl Aimv Lroopn wore nmiiiritf into stnliijoni resistance while kliocliinir - — -.--...%,..i.j>...ix.v. llllliv,!^ l>»J^,Ji Illli out Gorman pillboxen in (.lie Vooils just northwest of captured Schmidt, some 15 mil™ southeast of Atiehen And front reports said the'Yiuik.s" wore'siirending out on ii Ihreo-inile front cnstward fr;om'Schmidt toward the major Koor river defenses before the ColoKiic plain, lows than two and one inilf miles away. Japs Challenge Yanks On Leyte Land Reinforcements Of Sea-Bornc Troops With Medium tanks ALLIED HEADQUARTERS IN THE PHILIPPINES, Nov. •). (UP)— The Japanese suddenly hnvo s»"i-»< over lo the onensivc in the Philippines. • Instead of evacuating Leytc as General MacArllnir curlier iin- nounccrt Ihey appeared to be doing, Ihe Japanese liave landed a strong new forpe; pf'sea-bornc troops op Hie •Isliuiil.'rAiM • lhey ; -'c'lirtro' <if|UtpV>ctf heran. Russia isn't represented ' In current world-wide conference the aviation in Chicago. But informed quarters exerting say the Soviet. Union strong influence on the To the northwest., Ihe British iimlV- Oanadlans were finishing Hie Job'of clcnrlng tho. Schelde estuary for''' : supply ships waiting to gel'through' 1 and unload war material at Ant-' woriv '•.,.'. The Ocrniiuis on the •north' nnd south banks ,of .the ..estuary ,lmvo been blocking the waterway (or Iwo months. Thoy sllll npiieiir riatonntn- ed to drag out the biitlte as. luany more dnys as possible. The only enemy positions left in the. urea are Inland on Wiilchercn Island on the north side of tho entrance to the cslun^y. I'ronl dispatches said the faiizls still liold alMiit half the unjloodcd area of tho Island,! mostly around Mlddlcbitrfi, nnd Allied forces nr6 moving In toward the town. Today's Allied comimmlcniQ reveals Hint some German units still are holding out in the dock area of Flushing oiv the south coast of Walcheren. B|it the Island already luis lost Its Importance lor Ihc Germans.' Control of positions along .Ihc soutli and west coasts enables.tho Allies to begin mine-sweeping operations .to pave the way to Antwerp for Allied convoys. with incdluni lanks and scores of heavy trucks, ' This, newly-landed force Is striking north along the west coast of the central Philippine island In direct challenge to the American lOlh Corps which Is advancing to meet it. In fact, Ihe Iwo columns may already havejolried battle, a battle conference just the same. Russia ls'l" lmt coul<t holtl "I 1 thc said to.have previously indicated her I pllsh !nto the Philippines for weeks. "" ' _,...•'.. More than 12 hours ago the Jap- approval- of America's plan for world air transport r.ules and tills factor is expected to swing other countries around to the American point of view. Itossia Needs Food American food products will probably be exported to Russia for sometime to come. In fact, Deputy War Food Administrator Olmslcad says Russia's food situation Is so difficult that food must be sent to the Soviet Union for at least three years after thc war. Olmstcad has just returned from a two-month mission to Russia and England. He says most of the Soviet population exists today on a diet of black bread, boiled potatoes aivi cabbage. On the labor front here at home the strike situation threatens to get worse. An official of the Mechanics' Educational Society says 2,1,000 more Cleveland war workers will probably be asked to loin thc strike on Monday. ' The strike at present affects 49 plants In Detroit and Cleveland. And If the union plans ore carried out, 15 more plants In the Ohio city will be Involved In the lleup. New York Cotton Mar. May July Cct, Dec. 2102 2103 2145 2072 2153 2164 2165 2148 2073 2158 21CO 2143 2072 2153 2HD 2158 2160 2143 2068 21-13 2153 2161 2144 2068 2150 2165 2169 2150 .2076 2lg5 2161 2162 2162 2167 2166 2165 2147 ; 2148 2146 2076 ;• 2074 1 207 1 2152 2162 2152 Complete Plans For Tubercular Seal Sale Mrs. F. F. Fuller of the slate office of thc Arkansas Tuberculosis Association in Little Rock, held a seal sale institute yesterday afternoon in Blythevllle for seal sale chairmen throughout Mississippi County. Chairmen, who met nt the First Methodist Church at 2 o'clock, received instructions on the proper handling of thc coining sale, which begins nation-wide on Nov. 27. Special emphasis will be placed on the sales in Mississippi County this year, as the quota for thc county iias IKCH raised to $6,000, it has been announced by Mrs. C. G. Rcdnnn, executive secretary for thc'Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association. anese and American forces were reported only a few miles apart. Daring Surprise Move The Japanese amphibious land- Ings came not only as a surprise, but It shows extreme daring and u On the Dutch mainland, American rind British, troops liiive'Btretcli- cd to .three inllc.s ,their newlyTWoi\ bridgehead across the Mnrx •• river • •-,-.-about three and nijinlf miles below r'Y' ^"''^'"VM'ir .Ihttltudo 1 i-lver mouth. Polish Iroo'pV *v»S9.uMo-fRlri ai TODAY'S WAR ANALYSIS Decisive Battle May Be Fought Near Budapest RT JAMKH 1IARPKR United Preis Stall Writer The ; By Hulled l'rcs!i world's double war farther head, north of Breda. German troops shaping up. a counter-attack abovei._ Ilrcdii were bombed and strafed by;?"A,• <rrtm - < Allied planes. • ^ ' ^E» American and French troops ; in'; eastern France continued mllo-a-,V dny : gains between Vosges niountnlr peaks, striving to break through passes to llie One French, force advanced to a point near a gateway town, before Hie Schluoht Puss, but ran Into furious counter-attacks. ' General Patch's Seventh Army Americans, who arc some 35 miles to the north, scted three more vll- Gcrmany may 'bo ending where It began—In the Balkans. Thirty years ago a pistol shot at Sarajevo plunged the world Into an- armed confllut broken only by aii 1 uneasy peace. One of tho final nets In that war may be going on right haw not many miles from Sarajevo. • '.While liljsslan and American armies arci hammering at the miiln eastern and. western doors to Germany, a second Soviet force Is try- Ing to slip lii a; side entrance. The Red ArJny' Is pmiu'dlng at Budapest, which barricades a detour road into Ihe Reich. V V Bu'dape.st,. captured rind recap""" ' " " ' 'In pnst centuries, Arid.once strike Alls- bbr,dor-r40.inlles behind which /.Vienna. \Vlicrc they will stand i, Ihc Tlirt of. a /.basin dipping in- Autually,; Dudnpest, with Its one- illion people, Is not the key to tho '.situation, T|ic key Is 22G- Nazi-Hungarian Defense Forces Being Shattered But Berlin Reports \( Flanking Attack Has Cut Off Spearhead LONDON, Nov. 4 (UP) — The Purls radio Bays a Hungarian broadcast has confirmed earlier icpoits that Soviet tanks have entered Budapest's suburbs, Moscow rcpoited earlier that Ihe entlio German-Hungarian army Broun below Budapest has been bhullored nnd broken up Into Isolated units, and lhat enemy resistance has almost collapsed Now Berlin claims the Germans and Hungarians have hurled a flunking attack on thc foremost Soviet assault units and forced the Russians to fall back. Berlin says the Soviet assault spearhead has been cut off from Its rear communications and Is being cut to pieces, lloillu also claims Soviet tank thru.sl.s along the central sector and Iho right wing of the Budapest liont have been halted. Klols Reported Mcamv lie, unconfirmed reports persist that riots anj peace demonstrations h live, "broken out Inside lha Hungarian 'capital. Earlier Moscow : snld that •revolution was in full .swing within the city and reported frequent armed clashes bc^ tween police and looters Ilio Moscow report said owners of automobiles were putting up nrmcd resistance against Na?! officials attempt- Ing to requisition their cars us ft •au iivui- nujiuii. roiwn iroops i ji-,-*-•— - . caul won .mother'bridge-' ft d° cs > Kusslan troops may taking a : lcwn .four mlWs|$L"feJ!""A h5 ™ t . I°... th 9 willingness lo gamble against great '" BCS ' "'aklng a rto/cn or more" they odds in making the Americans fight ' nnvc '"ton during the' week. And for every inch of the Philippines. I lllc Germans say thc Yanks .east of General MacArthur himself has • Hnmcrvlllcrs broke in the Mcurthe said repeatedly Unit the Japanese valley— ft major barrier before the ------- ..... position on Leytc Is hopeless. Time and time again he has told of superior American manpower and equipment, and not many days ago the general said the battle for Lcyte was all but over. On Hie norlh coast of Ihc Island, thc batllc is going well for the American First Cavalry Division. It has dug in the strategic port of Oarlgara and Is pouring hundreds of rounds of artillery fire Inlo enemy troops who abandoned Ihe town without a fight 24 hours earlier. In the skies over Lcyte the Japanese airforce has shown unexpected strength. Simultaneously with the landings on the west coast, the Japs claim to have hit a transport and damaged or destroyed 110 American planes In raids over the Gulf of Leyte and Tacloban airfield. Allied dispatches report that many American crewmen were klilcd or Injured when enemy bombs hit a merchant ship In Leyte harbor. Japs Attack Kwcilin On Ihc China battle front. Chung- king's communique today says the Japanese are attacking on three sides of Kwcilin. Olher enemy forces have reached the city of Llpu, C5 miles south of Ihc Kwangsi province capital. Aside from the fighting, "there's a story from Lcyte that indicates why the Japanese are doomed, no matter how tricky their strategy, no matter how fiercely they resist. N. Y. Stocks A m er Tobacco G7 1-2 A T & T 163 7-8 Anaconda Copper 27 1-8 Beth Steel 02 5-8 Chrysler 91 1-2 Coca Cola 138 Gen Electric 39 Gen Motors fi2 1-2 Montgomery Ward 53 1-2 N Y Central 18 5-8 Int Harvester 77 3-8 Republic Steel 185-8 Radio 10 1-2 Socony vacuum 123-4 Sludebakcr 181-3 Standard of N J 55 5-8 Texas'"Corn 475-8 U S Slccl 58 5-0 Moselle river border of Germany. From the long dormant French Riviera front comes word that Allied troops have occupied Sospol and two nearby villages, eight miles above the Italian border. The .id- ynnco conie oit Ihe heels of an ap- ijnrcnl local withdrawal. . ' "•. ',' One thousand American heavy bombers smashed today at oil plants, rail yards and other largcls scattered through western Geririahy' from Ihc Balllc coastal area to the French border. Radio Berlin said Allied bombers were over northwest Germany, the upper Danube area and Bavaria. ; Today's Allied communique from Rome said the American Fifth ami the British Eighth Armies have been connpcd 10 patrol activities. Warns Formers Against Dewey Georgia Governor Says GOP Nominee "Not Interested" SPRINGFIELD, MO., Nov. 4-IUP) —Governor Arn.ill of Georgia warned Missouri farmers al a Dcmocrat- The story "concerns a slender, lc ra1I V In Springfield last night brown-eyed Filipino girl, a doctor ' hr>t Republican candidate Thomas who has fought the enemy with her E.^pcwcy-has no Interest In their one weapon, knowledge. ,:smmre-mll6 Lake Balnlon, 65 miles to the nbrthwcst^T-whcro many of those ono-mllllon people go In Iho summer to swl'm. Thus Ihc words of. German General Ludcndorff may be realized. : He once said: "Tito, decisive battle of the next war in the cast will be fought In Hungary on tho shores o( Lake Balaton." Here Is why that lake, the largest In 'central Europe, Is Important. Tile next German defense 'line Is cxpcclcd lo nin from Ihe Danube Bend, 18 miles above Budapest, northward across a .sliver of Czech", oslovakla, to crakow In Poland. Taking advantage of the Slovaklah mountains, such line would protect Germany against Soviet troops filtering down through the ' Car- .of escapq. Meanwhile Nazi broadcasts con- tlmjc to be heard over thc Budapest radio. ' Berlin also lecorts that In Crccfi- . oslovakla the Ukrainian Fourth'Ar- ' my has smarted a. six-mile wide offensive In Ruthoiila' northwest of U/horod in Riilhcnln Ti!o Wounded, Pcrlln Sa)s And to clhnrix a veiy busy day foi the Berlin indlo 'Hie Na/ls say that the Yugoslav Marshal Tito lias boon .wounded bv Serbian 'national- " Isis In a assassination attempt. On the political front a Russian government, newspaper has made a new arid biting attack on thc government 'of! Iran. The attack «as caused by trie Iranian government's refusal to grant oil concessions In northern Iran to Russia. The govrnmcnt newspaper livcs- lia dcvotcdj'nn almost unprccedehtr ed Ihreo columns of space to thc Persian question and particularly singled out'Iran's Premier Mohammed Sard! for attack Izvcstla charged, thifSued has" become an instrument'- of reactionaries who drive him to,carry out a policy unfriendly to';the Soviet Union. pathian passes and across lower Poland. hammering Dr. Isabella Walstrom is her name. Time and again she treated her countrymen so they could return to welfare. The New Deal supporting Georgia governor said the only concern Dewey had for farmers Is that— kill thc Japanese or hack at their'"' 1 ' s !'°," km , hls pl8s nwl cowi and deliver his corn promplly on rear lines. Sometimes this meant tramping barefooted through the mountains schedule as his master demands. 1 He pointed out Roosevelt's rcer jus a Jump ahead of tl e ord from m2 lo ms - Aiming that " J " " " 1 ' 8 ° enemy. Sometimes It meant go|ng without even rice to cat. Some- limes Dr. Isabella treated men when she was so fever-ridden she should have been In bed herself. But Dr. Isabella, stuck lo Ihe Job. She had a special reason. Three of them, in fact. Her two brothers and her husband. The Japs had killed all three of them. he had redeemed a million farrrts lost through foreclosure during thc -Hoover administration. Arnall further charged that Republican leaders lump factor workers and farmers In one class of people who they believe were born to be ridden by Ihtstr supeilors. Arnall winds up a week's mid- western fourth term campaign junket today in Sednlla, Mo. • . Tlid Cassnulare, a Brazilian stream, sometimes Hows in one di- , rcclion and sometimes in the oth- Dec. cr. May Chicago Rye open high low close pr.cl.- nivi nix loss novi no« 107'.} 108 100% 1&7V4 10V/i To oulfinnk this line, thc Russians must swing around to the west of Budapest and strike northwestward across a corner of Hungary Into Austria. This road Is excellent In one rospect—it is a part of the flat 30.000 square-mile Hungarian plain. But across It stretches narrow 35-mlIe-long Lake Bala- llon. If the Russians can flow around Ihc barrier, cast and wcsl, they will have a clear path to Vienna, 100 miles beyond. But to reach the lake, the Soviets must capture Budapest anj cross to thc west bank of the Danube river. The fall of Budapest would be an economic as well as military setback to thc Germans. Thc city's electrical and flour-milling facilities arc among the best Ih Europe. In Its outskirts lie a Messer- schmllt planl, machine tool works, chemical, fire-arm and shoe factories. Foiirlecn railroads and many paved highways converge there, and Danube river traffic flows In and out. The fall of Budapest also would be a set-back to German prestige. Hungary Is Germany's sole remain- lug satellite. Thc fall of Budapest also would bring to 12 the number of European Capitals lost to ' the Germans since June 6. The Russians have seized , Riga. .Latvia; Tallinn, Estonia; Kaunas, Lithuania; Bucharest, Romania, and Sofia, Bulgaria. The western allies have seized Rome, Paris, Brussels and Luxembourg. Athens and Belgrade have been freed by native patriots with some, outside help.; And Helsinki has : been losl to. the Germans through Finland's 'peace treaty, With 12 down the Allies have only eight to go. They must capture Budapest; Oslo, Norway; The Hague,, Holland; Copenhagen, Den- By Automobile Near Holland Charles H. N. Scratt, 20-month- old son of Pvt. and Mrs. Charles Seratt, was fatally Injured late yesterday afternoon when struck by tin'automobile. The accident occurred on Highway 61 south of Holland, Mo., near Nichols' Store, eight miles north of Blythevllle.' ' .. • It was said the child was playing near a parked car and that the driver, a rug salesman, did not know the child was underneath the ; car when he started the engine. Eye witnesses said the accident was unavoidable. • • •'.••-. ••'•':•' ' The child died at 5:30 o'clock white be : ing removed :to a hospital here. . Funeral services were held this afternoon, 2 o'clock, at the home, followed by burial in the Number Eight Cemetery. Holt Funeral Home was In charge of-arrangements. The child lij'.survlyed by his parr cnts and four sisters, Thclma, Dorothy, Peggy arid Shirley Ann, all at home. •'•' • : i - • . •'•':> Private Seratt, who has been in service since March, stationed at Camp Roberts, Calif., is at home oit n delayed furlough cnroute to his" new station 'at Camp ChafTce, Ark. The Seratl family, which formerly lived at Armorel and Blytheville, recently moved to Pemlscot County, Mo. mark; Tirana, Albania; Czechoslovakia; Vienna, And, finally, Berlin. Prague, Austria. Chicago Wheat high low 'close pr.cl. Dec. May open 163V . 159 Suffers Broken Nip COOTER, Mo., Nov. .4.—Mrs. Iva S Gillland, 87, Is Improved after having fractured hex hip in a fall Wednesday In the bathroom of her home. ' > , Removed to Campbell's Clinic, Memphis, the broken hip has been placed In a cast. f \* Members of her family are with her. Weather ARKANSAS', Cloudy with occasional^ rain this afternoon and In south portion tonight and Sunday. Cooler In northeast portion tonight .Maximum terriberature ',4. 164 163% 16354 16354 terday *»s 78 'degrees, according to ) 159?; i53',i 158% 158& the official * either observer,' ;•.".• ,? ,, ,

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