The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 12, 1939 · Page 3
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SEPTEMBER 12, 19S9 * nsisrs IS GH 18 MES 1 How Germany Uses Flfink Attack (ATtK.y cotmmR NEWS Taclicai Expert Believes Poles May Yet Oiit- maneuver Invaders By GEORGE FIELDING ELIOT HEA Service Stiff Writer cm Military Affairs LONDON, Sept. Ilj-Yoii cnn depend on the German military mind never to l>o too original. German laclte) theory is still dominated by the ideas ot Von Schtieffen, who considered Hie victory ot Hannibal over ihe Romans at Cannae In 210 B. c. a model for all tactics. In oilier words, the object of the German military always is to envelop the enemy Hank . "Preferably, both flanks. Tn the present, Polish campaign we see this traditional strategy at work, once more. It is illustrated in the enve!opln<* of the Polish corridor from eai« and west., Upper Silesia fr:m west and south, and in the current efforts to surround central Polish positions by concentric attacks from East Prussia, iron the corridor and from Silesto, via Lodz. However, present German rtlspo Billons in Poland have passed be yond the stage where they may )j described as true envelopment, h which the enveloping f:rce rarel loses touch with its own main bod or holding force. SEPARATE DETACHMENTS EXPOSED TO ATTACK These have become vnsl turnin movements, in .which there nr widely separated forces moving to ward a common objective. 'Hie dan ger there is that, ns against a \vcl organized central force, various de tachments are exp:sed to comite attack and destruction. . I was told again and again ii Warsaw that the Poles expecte considerable German advances ii the early days of the war, ant that the Polish objective was keep their army intact and thci to c:vmter attack once the Gcr mans were deep into the count)'} its armies widely separated. This very situation seems to havi arrived and Polish counter attack can be expected, provided there sill are trocps available for that purpose, which seems quite certain. Palish resistance to the German advance has not so far been of las ditcli character; and quite right!} so, because the Pries cannot afford to lose any of their precious firs line divisions in early stages otthe War. ;<•'•• 4 '';'•:"' —:-.-.., Germaiiireports of prisoners and guns taken would indicate'captun only of the Polish rear guard de tachments and n scattering ot loca reserve forma liens, WILL' SPEED OF ADVANCE BREAK POLISH MORALE? It-would seem that the Polisl army lias escaped any serious disaster and is now concentrating in and south of Warsaw. Meanwhile the advance of the northern nnc. southern arms of the German pincers appears checked on both sides 'The Nazis undoubtedly, realize the dangers . of . their present tactics but probably count en the spew of .their advance to disorganize Polish armies and break Polish morale Likewise, they presumably figure that their nlr force attacks can nullify the P;li.sh army's mobility an essential to counter attacking It is quite clear thai the Germans have, tor the moment at least, established »ir superiority on the northern front, but air superiority Is never a permanent cr assured thing because of the very nature of that military arm. But the fact remains, despite alt this, that the Poles have lost a great deal of territory and their continuous retirement certainly is not helping morale. Unless they can score, not only some striking success, but also be given strong evidence of allied support, they may be in serious trouble. .However, I suggest that both these things may yet happen, and that the Polish situation, though not at the moment very favorable, is a 'kng way from being hopeless. Then, too. the Germans may be getting a little too cocky, and, as they press on and spread out more thinly, their transportation difficulties begin. GERMANY ^jpW^ • ^ym. ,& s-^-i ' >-s \, ^*L -' HUNGARY _ \ .*" *•« 1.1 *, ^ There is no set rule for determining the state of a dog's health by the temperature of his nose. Constipation Relief That Also Pepsin-izes Stomach tongue spur taste, and bad breath vour stomach is probably loaded up win certain undigested food and your bo\«! 3 don't move. So you need both Pepsin to help breakup fast thatrich undigested food n yours omach, and laxative Scnnitomm the trigger on those lazy bowels. So be sure j-oiir lax.itive also contains Pmsin Take Dr. Caldw-cll's Laxative, Kfc «s Syrap Pepsin helps you ^ir, that Ire". derfulstomaclico.nfort.whilcthcLaxaUvo Senna moves your bowels. Tests prove the r»»wof Pepsin lodissolvcthSmraoI undigested protein food whichmay liSler in your stomach, to cause belching, EM rt acidity and nausea. This is how S nc Ring your stomach helps relieve it otSch dis ress. At the same time this medicine wakes up lazy nerves and nmsctts irTyoSr bowels to relieve your constipation. So see how much better you feel by tnking the axative that also puts Pepsin to worlum that s omach discomfort, too. Even Cm. ickx chiWrcn love to tasle this pleasant family laxative. liuy Dr. OHwellV 1 "y. al!vc T Scmra mth Syrun I'eiBin at your druggist today I ^ ! The ruiKlnmciHnl' German military tacllc-lhe flunk hllack-r.s exemplilled in the current Polish campaign. The arrows (A-AI -iliow the nnnWng movement from east and west In the Initial cmrUlor campaign. Tlie same type of movement (B-B) from west nnd sroiitrt were used in (lie nttack on Silesia, nnd the subsequent campaign (C-C-C) on Warsaw followed a similar strategy. Shaded area shows German gains. BRUCE CATION'S AMERICAN ROUNDUP nv uituct: CATTON The Courier News Washington Correspondent BOSTON. -If Attorney General .uurphy goes through with his an- i:uncctl plan to conduct a sivecp- ng investlgnllon into the seamy 'ide of life in America's greatest cities, lie will find a good deal of iinterial to examine in Boston. Sober, staid and decorous on the urface, Boston contains all the nakiiigs of a first-class sensation. A legislative committee is now v legislative committee is now —•"—" OH.UHUUM \* UK innuenci •estigating handling of pardons' reputcdly wleltletl b y Daniel H ..«! paroles. Tlie grape-vine report' C ™ fclp " s that its flndings will necessitate i special session or the legislature •cfore the year is over. Internal eveivue bureau agents are work- silion to know, may have been true then but It isn't true now. It Is asserted that the underworld lias more (and richer) big shots now than it hud during prohibition One (ingle of this is the generally- nccepted report that Boston has become a key importing and dis- IriDuting center for the drug racket. DISBARRED LAWYER. MAKES COMEBACK One cf the bizarre aspects of Boston's situation is the influence Coakley. Coakley was once one of the city's ablest lawyers, tie was disbarred some 17 years ago for engineering a " j.mons'or loss in liaison with the shakedown, racket, ommittce, looking for income tax [•regularities. tOBBEB'S 1'AROI.K ! and lucrative The unsavory nony nuciul the' "blackmail rlhC". AtnVe him out of tow practice. It might have been p.x]wtf(l to f'nd Ills jidbllo cnrecr. Hut it didn't. Coakley made u comeback, built up n private political machine hi South boston, n'hfl fjot himself elected to the gaf- ei-iiofs council—n body which In Mnssncluiselts pnssos on lho BOV- crnor's iippolntmonls, on wni'jlmU for state expenrlilnrc.s, and nets with the governor In dispensing prmlcns nnd puroles. lie has served on this body for KOHIR years now nnd is a figure uf genuine Importance. Down Memory Lane Ten Vpars AJJO Aii ordinance prohibiting the operation of radio.-:, phonographs, loud speakers and musical devices within 20 feet of any street In this city and requiring such devices to be within the walls of any business house'Was passed by the city council In regular monthly meeting Jnst nlghl. Five Vears Ago The city council by resolution Insl nlghl voted In favor of continued enforcement of the city's "itinerant merchant" ordinance . . . AccoixlhiK to figures Just released there were 10,290 bales of cotton ginned in Mississippi county prior to September 1 ... Chas, A. Levlne, first, trans-Atlnnllc nlr passenger, allcmpled suicide today nt the home of n friend in Brooklyn, N. V. James Wright, lie. .succumbed at Ihe home of his son Walter Wright, 1300 West llclly , nt 2 o'clock yesterday 1100)1. ,;, . OIK- Year Ago Adolf Hitler doftol Owil J)rl<nlii snd Prance lonlghl to prevent, liwmnny from assuring svir-ilrlrr- mlntiilon for Sudeten CleVmnns In OreciiosloVnkla, Lunar Ship Designers Report Progress Made LONDON (UP)-Designs for Hie eoiwtriicllin of a "spnce ship" In which si'lentlsls hope one ilhy to be ublr 10 ii-nve) lo the inonn. itro published In (ii 0 current Issue of the Jcunml of the Urlllsh interplanetary society. That n Jiinm- voyage will be |ws- sible in UK. ,, 0 t too distant fuluro Is (lie belief of a group of men wh: nr« working steadily nnd unobtrusively, tuvvnril ihelr i;ojil, .stales nn nccompanyjiig article which gives some uica C f their progress. The pioneers point out the necessity for extensive ground raporl- incnts before Ihe constnictlon cf n space slilp could be undertaken. NU-WA Laundry-Cleaners Phone 180 Por Prompt Laundry and Cleaning Servlct JUST uiM-FMiiuiinitu>rci\nuiriHin -Bottoms Up trsimicHTHiumoiiWHiiKr.TKiiwmsKrmmgsoinK BROWhVFORMAN ! Q«*L : |T¥'5pB6nilCT,- ^ A REAl VALUE BY THE BOTTLE OR BY THE DRINK PAGE THBE1 DISTRIBUTED BY: SlUiEUNAGEI, * COMIANV, Exclusive IHstrJhit tors for Arkansas, Little Uock, jPin'e Btufl', Dcrmott, For This investigation was provoked iy release from state's prison late ast year of Ray Patriarch, who Md served approximately 80 days )f two concurrent sentences of two And one-half to. five years for rob- aery. Patriarca was known a, Jhode Island's "public enemy nuin 3cr one" and was intimately con lected with a powerful race track ing. His unexpected parole during he final weeks of the adminlstrn ion of Oov. Charles P. Hurley stir- e;l the whole stale. Last May, urged on uy Gov Lcverelt SaUonslall, tile 'legists •lire created a committee to look nto not only this specific case bu he whole mass of curront nimors ibcut, improper use of the pardon- ng and paroling power. There is also big-time gambli powerful fraternity controls •ace-track belting, dog-tracfc bct- nig and an extensive numbers or policy racket. It's total "handle' s said to reach $50,000,000 a yeai •>r move. It is interesting to contrast thi vith the situation during prohibi- ion, when a- Bosttnian guest at A! Capone's Florida homo asked 'the Chicago gangster why he dldn'l nove in on the Boston field. Cap- me told him there wasn't enough money in the Boston rackets lo nake il worth while. That, say those who are in a po- -THE— Firestone HIGHSPEED TIRE Is a- A real tire. Gum-dipped Cord, Non-Skid Tread, and 100% Cotton Construction throughout. The cost to you . . . only §1.76 pel- week when you buy on our BUDGET PLAN PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Ellis Snipes, Budget Mgr. 5lb & Walnut Phone 810 Now Is the Time to Open Your Bank Account A largo part of the cash income from farming comes "all at once"—during the comparatively short harvest season. Bui this harvest money must be "stretched out" to cover the expenses of the entire year. A par! may lie used to square up debts contracted in the production of Die crops. Some is spent on purchases that had been planned lonj? before the crops were sold. Then, too, it's important to- keep a reserve for the winter months nnd (he first sprint,' operations of next year. Many farmers of the Mlylhevillc territory have t'numl that they can handle (heir harvest money more safely and economically by using a checking account in Ihe First National Hank. We suggest that you will find it most convenient to open YOUR account with the proceeds of your first sales—and add fo.il as the maiketimr continues. 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Special Introductory Offer Small Small Payment Convenient Terms comfort ami more Ucallhfu] sleep. fnc New Hcautyresl has liccn rlgirlly tested for durability—il is guaran- Iccd hy .Simmons for 10 years. The actual difference in cosl per night between a Uoaiilyrcsl and an ordinary mattress is only a trifle, but there is a tremendous diffi'rcncc in sleep comfort between (he two. This week you can buy a New Hcaulyresl for only a small amount of cash and |iay (he balance in small monthly amounts. This makes it easy to own 'The World's lincsl Mattress". Come in and see (he New Heauiyresl today. FURNITURE CO.

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