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Save Wasfo Paper! It is vofuoUe to tho War fffortt Th. Boy Scouts will collect your Scrap Pap«r wry Saturday. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT Tdrwaninvn ^» kt^n-no*'* tvn .,,.....,„.„ .. ••»^P W ¥ ^^^ ' • ' "'^.-— — VOT. XT T MrV nr Blylhevlllc Dally News VUl,. A1U- NU. /Q . Blythevllle Courier TEE DOMINANT Nl Hlylhovllle Herald Mississippi Valley Leader IWBPAPEH Of NOHTHBA8T AKKANSAB BI-YT1IIOV1IJ-K; AKKANSAS, ' AND BOUT11EA8T MIB8OUK1 1'llUltSDAY, JUNK 15, J!M<I T 9<*/ n r J SIMPI T^ PnPII7Q WTVTi 1 nWMTQ GIANT AMERICAN BOMBERS RAID JAPAN Jso7a tion^fjCherbourg Near Artillery Fire U-Boat Appears Off East Coast; Trawler Blasted First Nazi Raider Seen In That Area In Past Two Years WASHINGTON, June 15 (U.P.) — A German submarine has appeared off the New England coast, the lirsl la be sighted there In two years. The U-hoal fired on a fishing trawler. However, the trawler escaped and limped into noslon safely. None of her crew was lost. The appearance of the Nazi raider was disclosed officially by the Navy. High American officials In Washington now predict that little success will come of the meeting between President Roosevelt, and General DC Gaulle, unless Uc Gaulle shows himself more willing to cooperate with Allied military leaders In France. American-French relations arc said to be at a now low since American officials have charged that DC Gaulle refused to give invasion forces the aid of several hunched French liaison officers. On the .-home political front, Democratic 'leaders met today in Chicago to make preparations for the Democratic National Convcn- tttm which starts July 19. 'The Democratic arrangements committee, headed by National Chairman Robert Hannegan; will select keynote speaker and a permanent convention chairman. Governor Robert Kerr or Oklahoma, is prominently mentioned for? the keynote role. : '.:';." In the Inbor field,. the . first ma*- jor• BtTlie 'h<< thu^Detroie Kica since B-Day has ended. Striking members of the CIO United Automobile Workers voted to return to work toDay at the Graham-Paige amphibious tank plant. The union previously had maintained that il would not end the strike until the company dischargee! its labor relations director. However, the dispute will be settled through the Wai Labor Board. Tho first newsrccls of the greatest ' invasion in all history have arrived in the United States. Tlic films will be put on movie screens beginning foay. They wil give dramatic proof of the terrible obstacles Allied fighting men mel nud overcame on the shores ol Normandy. Avengers' Smite Nazis' A "I'coplc's Avengers" firing stjuad, which includes woman sucrrillit operations, deals oat to a Russian tr.ittir in the vclcr;iii of ninny talc—duitli. Hammers Roads Along Peninsula Quincvillo Captured And Yanks Now Hack Nazi Escape Routes LONDON. June 15 (UP)—American Invasion troops Imve partially Isolated Cherbourg, the Ri'eat port in Northern France. They did this today by advancing to within 4',4 miles of the railroad and mnln highway along the west const of tho Chi-rtmiirg peninsula, and bringing thuse two lines under artillery fire unit ucrlnl bombardment. In hard flghllng, the Americans arc fniuilng out on the Cherbourg penlnsulii In three directions, northward ub»v« Montcbiuu-g. westward from Cnrentun across the waist of the peninsula, and snulhwcstward from Carcntan also across the waist of the peninsula. The drives threaten completely lo Isolate Ihc port of Cherbourg. The Americans are closest to the «t const railroad lo ClicrbomK 'he Potit Ij'Abbe sector, Ihe south, where Ilicy are 'u, west or Carcniiiu on a 9- pnt, the Americans are V .ies from the same line. U. S. Positions Heller While moves llircnlcii lo cut off Cherbourg, the drive north- nurd from Monlebourg brings Hit Americans closer Into position lor i direct nssntilt on the |iorl. Moulebourg itself appears lo he :>ccnplcd by the Germans, Ihoug) their hold is being chnllrnyecl by sharp Allied thrusts Into tile streets. The Americans control the' area on three sides of Mlnlebourg, ind nrc .jahbtni; northward In the direction of,'only "in 'miles soutllcnst of Cherbourg. • Mcnnwhllc, violent, but inclusive righting rgges along; the rest of ;hc 150-mllo front which rims hack lo the key Haul hub of Cnen and Trourn, five' miles to the cast. lie!h ,fiidor, have brought up their heaviest equipment and strongest : along stretches from. A trio of Russian guerrillas that includes .two women flees after fulfilling its mission—burning storehouse in German-held village. Itcd Riicnilla fighter cuts 0 victim of Nazis. Allies Moving North In Italy Battle-Weary German Soldiers Rounded Up By Fifth Army Units ,1 ALLIED HEADQUARTERS, (ROME, June 15 <UP>—Allied troops are sweeping northward today across Ihe entire width of the Italian peninsula. The Fifth Army broke through makeshift Nazi defenses above Rome after a fierce three-day battle. And now the Allies arc rounding up hundreds of battle-weary German rear guards left behind by fleeing enemy armies. It's a similar slory elsewhere along the battlcfront. On the Adriatic, the Germans are pulling bnck BO rapidly the advancing Britisli cannot contact even the rear guards. Inland, Eighth Army patrols have entered the abandoned stronghold of Aqulla. To the northwest, British tanks arc pushing towards Terni, imi>or- tanl Industrial center. The British have captured Orvicto. The Prencli arc advancing up the west side of Lake Bolsena. And to the extreme west, the Americans liave captured MagHaiio and driven some nine miles north of Orbetello on the coast. Incidentally, at Orbetello the residents are living in a land of plenty once again. The Germans failed to destroy food dumps when they fled the town. In fact, American doughboys found some 200,000 tons of food In- ^Jluding German milled flours and Biscuits, The Nazis apparently were too surprised to destroy the food. But the Germans did find time to carry off two large artillery pieces which had to be transported by water. United Press Correspondent James Roper says he saw camouflaged artillery cmplocements with Ihc only exit a bank sloping lo the Chicago Rye July . Sept,, open high low close lOS-)! 112 108!« lOO'.i 107',i Forgery Suspect Is Ordered Held Waives Preliminary; Drug Salesman Fined Following Accident Boycl Ellis, 27-year-old ville man, waived preliminary hearing in Municipal Court this morning on Iwo charges of forgery and was bound over to await action of Circuit Court with bond fixed at $500. He was In the County jail this morning. The Lcachvllle man is charged with forging the name of his father, Tom Ellis, who lives in Dunklin county, Mo., on two checks, on c for 54.40 and the other for $7. The checks were allegedly cashed in Leachvillc by Jim Brewer and N. R. Riley. S. H. Miller, drug salesman of Memphis, was found guilty this morning of leaving the scene of an accident in connection with (he collision of his car and a bicycle rid- cn by Peggy Eldridge, about 10, at 2:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon North Highway 01. He was fined $100, $75 of which was suspended. Investigating officer Clifford Watkins said that according lo the eye witness, C. J. Surge, manager of the City Ice Company, the child on the bicycle and the automobile driven by the Memphis man were both going south when the girl dodged into the car. The man stopped his car and alighted bul left shortly after. Mr. Burge said that he sent for the girls parents. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Eldridge, who live near the ice plant. Tli c girl w;is taken to a doctor's office for emergency treatment. She suffered cuts and bruises about the arms, hands, and legs. The Memphis man was arrested last night b v Patrolmen Don Haley and Arthur Book and charged with leaving the scene of an accident. Luxora Resident Dies Yesterday Of Long Illness LUXORA, June 15.—Mrs. Elfic May Mitchell, 53, died at 4 o'clock yesterday morning at Carroll Turner Sanatorium in Memphis where she had been a patient for a week. She had teen in ill health for two years. Mrs. Mitchell, the wife of J. V. Mitchell, had been a resident of Luxora since 1D23. She was born in Henning, Tenn. Besides her husband she leaves five sons, Vcrnon J. Mitchell and John C. Mitchell of Lnxora, Louis L. Mitchell and Gales, Tenn., T. M. Mitchell and Scrgt. Ollic Mitchell in the Air Corps, stationed in the South Pacific; a sister, Mrs. Richard Simpson of Memphis, and a brother, Ollie Mitchell of Craw- fordsvillc. Funeral arrangements, in charge of Swift Funeral Home of Osccoia, were incomplete today pending the arrival of relatives. Frank Ahlgren Honored For Community Service MEMPHIS, June 15 (UP)— Tlic first annual award of the Memphis Council of Social Agencies has been given to Frank Ahlgrcn. editor of NLRB Attorney To Investigate Will Probe Charges Labor Practices At Factory Here Unfair An investigation of the labor situation at Rice-Stfx factory was un-l dcnvay today with the arrival this morning of LcKoy Marceau of New Orleans, regional attorney of the National Labor Iterations Hoard, who will conduct the investigation. Mr. Marceau said that the Investigation came as the'result of charges on file with the government agency of unfair labor practices at the clothing factory. He declined to discuss details of thc-iiivestigatlon. In nn advertisement appearing in the Courier News Tuesday, CIO organizers charged local businessmen with interfering with attempts lo unionize Ihe factory, and said thai a report had reached the National Labor Board through the union, The Commercial Appeal, for rils-jand that an Immediate Investlga- Bond Campaign Far From Goal Less than One-Fifth Of Million Dollar Quota Reported Today With only $173.008 War Bond sales reported at noon today, Loy n. Elcli. chairman of the Chlckasuwba district, said that It was going to lake a lot more effort limn had been expended to exceed the $1 000000 goal for this district. "We dure not fail to meet our quota," he said. Many counties In the state have gone over the top in their drives, some raising their complete amount before the drive officially opened. Certainly Mississippi County citizens must' ami will awaken to their oblignlion nud do llicir part in making this campaign a success, he added. "It was hoped (hat we could meet our quota In Ihe first week of the campaign. This can still be accomplished if all committee chairmen will call on every prospect by Saturday night." Mr. Eich staled. Committees continued their work in the business district here today and others prepared to" canvass the residential areas where (hey will see persons who have not teen called on In the downtown area. New York Stocks 212?! 108S H0',i 101:i for money, linguished service in community planning. Ahlgren led In organization of the city and Shelby County War and Welfare Fund, which united 36 agencies in their appeals tlon would take place. The duty of the National Labor Relations Board, the attorney said, is to enforce the Wagner Act, and to establish collective bargaining units. A T & T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Beth Steel Chrysler Coca Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward 159 171 25 7-8 60 1-8 05 1-4 126 3B 1-1 6-1 1-2 47 3-4 N Y Central 17 7-8 Int Harvester 76 1-4 North Am Aviation 81-4 Republic Steel n 3-4 Socony Vacuum 133-8 Studcbaker 10 Standard of N J 575-8 Texas Corp 47 i-: U S Steel 54 3-4 N. O. Cotton Mar. May July Oct. Dec. 2023 1933 2167 2073 2052 2047 2020 2184 2099 2072 2023 1098 21G7 2072 2052 2028 200C 2171 2032 2013 1991 2169 2069 the sector Ihat .- -.-. Troarn weslward .hroligh Caen nijd'Tllly, and thence :lrops abnmlly tc- the hill country between Vlllprs and Caumonl. Troarn and Cacti arc still In German hands, though they're under terrific pressure from our ground forces, and being hombard- :d by naval guns. The Nazis were ^nocked out of Tilly by a terrific Brillsh artillery barrage. i Allies Hold Caumonl We hold Caiunont, after rccap- .nrlng it from the Germans, hut it's uncertain which side holds Vlllcrs. The whole battle line along this sector Is described by United Press War Correspondent Richard Mc- VODAX'H WAU ANAtYSIH Jap Reports Of Invasion May Be True By JAMES IIAKI'KK United Freu HUff Writer U-llay also inuy have dawned n Ihe Pacific. The Japanese radio snys Aincr- cau righting men, puchis off an- ither Kliinl, slrldc toward Asia, linvn «OIIL> ushori! In the Mariana Islands. The enemy clnlm may, of course, he n trick. Jup propa- •iimllsts may be <lrcumlt! K up u fictitious Invasion nn they can later claim It wns shoved Inlo the ca. IJ.wcvor, Tokyo's balling av- inye has been fairly sood. H was first lo imnomico Allied laudlnns In the Marshalls, the Gilberts mid on Attu, in Iho Alciillans. Truk. 11 Inter concocted a cock-and-bull story ubout a Truk Invasion, lint the present repiul, following a three-diiy lask force attack on Ihe Marliiiius, may wull be truq. An Invasion ol tho Marlitnus would rank- as .-(no of the boldest operations of llu; Pacific war. Tho group lias lino miles liom our nearest haso, Hulwetok. In Ui c Marshall*. Aloiij; Unit path remain such sun-powerful stronnholds ns Trnk and I'ouape In the Carolines, lly contrast, the Niivy only moved 300 miles- from Us nearest buso when It sent men ashore at Unl- wctok. Menace To Tokyo Saipan, whore Ihc Jajxi suy wo liave landed, Is 1500 miles from Tokyo—within the range of our largest bombers but sllll not not-r enough for a powerful air offensive. However, occupation .if the Island would be valuable In other ways. In Ihe first placo, It would complete the ring of encirclement around Trnk, Japan's mightiest mld-Paclfle base'. Salpan lies only (150 mllM from Truk, which, in turn, Is 760 miles In another direction from Enlwclok. Thus, with Snluan In our hands, Allied planr-.s (vinlrt carry out shuttle rnlds on the-/Kill-dying stronghold.^ Furthermore, 1 the Marianas lie .-in u direct southeastward. )lnc..bc- Iwcen Truk and Japan, Thc--'cap- turc of Salpan would remove a link from Hint supply chain and cut Ihe blue off from all rclnforcc- incnl, Tnik's twin stronghold, Poll- ape would meet the .same fate. Mlllan as a string villages, [orcst.s and The Nazis have ol burned out farmsteads, thrown their heaviest forces against Hits nrea, •iomc 500 lo (iOO tanks. But McMillan reports thai the enemy's artillery, almost r.on-cxistcnt along the British-held salient, which may he n serious weakness in the Nazi defense. I A political development, ranking' The would occupation of Salpun protect the flank of also the B-29's Fly Mission; Americans Invading Japs Say IllUIll llioir WASHINGTON, Juno 1C (U.I 1 .)—American Super Flying Korli'RSMCH have bombed Jnpim. v ; {i „ 'I'llIH i?) mi ofl'icinl iimioiincomenl from Die War Departed. Tho mid \vns carried oul bv new -B-20 bombeis in oir fii-Hl mission. The Wiir Doparlmcnl did not reveal the i'Kols ol' Ihc mid. Tho otalcmunt' merely said: v Super Flying FmIrojwcs of the United States Army Air Koreas Commniid bomborl .Jupaii toduy." . ' But a War Department .spoltcmnan revealed that th'e Ifiiinl pliuiiw which liit Japan came from distant bases somewhere' in Ihe China-Biirmii-Iiulia theater, The China- Iliirnni-liidiii Lhcaler is n vast Icrrilorv covering millions Df «([imru miles. The chief of staff, General George Marshall, indicates Unit tho H-29's miglit havo flo^'n from ali most any part of the theater. 'Ihe announcement discloses foi'i Iho first time the cxlslanco of the '20th American Air Pureo. it Is new organi/iitliin which will have Jurisdiction over all super-Fortress activities. This is the first llino that the huge new Super Fortresses were revealed lo hnvo been In uctlon, lint their exlslance has been known for KOIIIO time. Navy's westward drive to the Chinese mainland. The Marlanns lunlly arc off the beaten path of Hint push. The Ntivy is moving Island l>y Island, along a pnth consisting of the Gilberts, the Mnr- shnlls and the Carolines, which stretches straight to the Philippines. The IB Marianas curve upward from the Carollnas toward Tokyo. And Allied nnvnl strategists have .said, time and again, that the Chinese mainland, not Tokyo, is our Immediate goal. Nonetheless, the. Navy could hardly move straight along the Caroline chain toward Iho Philippines and leave n strong cilefny base, like a (horn In Ihn side, ou its flunk. If It did, Japanese planes, shiittlliiK down from the homeland lo Saipan, could stab Into Ihat flank. But once Knlpnn Is captured, westward moving American forces will be Insulated from such attack. May He llnlHn; Jap Navy The move may also be aimed at In importance with the changes In i trying to flush out the Jap navy the military situation, was Injected! for a battle. Once on Saipan, only today Into the battle of Normandy, by French General De Oanllc. The leader of the French Committee for National Liberation, has ordered his civil representatives now in Ihc liberated area lo set up Ihclr own civil administrations. A French spokesman in London says Mils new purely French set-up will be independent of Ihc civil affairs office established by the Allied military authorities in Normandy. Leader MnvM Quickly The French leader Issued his snccial communique announcing Ihn all-French civil administration setup, less than 24 hours aflcr returning from a personal visit to the Normndy beachhead. It appears thai De Gaulle may precipitate a swift showdown. On the refusal of America and Great Britain to recognize his provisional government as the civil authority France. In liberated metropolitan Also, on the political side of tho Invasion news, Swiss reports today say Vichy French collaborationist. 1 ; arc trylns to set Hitler's backing l<5 over throw the present Pctaln government, and lo declare war on the Allies. The pro-Nazi group working on the political coup Is said to be headed by Joheph Darn- and, the Vichy Sccrclary of Slate. The proposed coup, according to the Swiss dispatches, was stimulated by increasing sabotage and violence from the underground armies. French partisans are reported to be getting guns and nm- munllion dropped from Allied planes, and rail communications arc reported lo have been cut by the saboteurs in western and middle France. Half of France Is said to be without electricity RS n result 2054 2043 of power plant tables being cut. one group of Islands would remain between our forces and Tokyo. Nine hundred miles north of the Marianas lie the Bonln Islands which, In turn, arc only fiOO miles from Tokyo. Hack In February. naval men said Japan may have set the Iloiiins up ns their chief fleet base. If Ihc fleet were defeated and Ihe lionlns laken, Ihc way would be open lo Japan. But the Marianas will be no push-over. Saipan, measuring 18 by 9 miles, is heavily wooded. Giant mountains, one towering 1500 feet, march across Its face. Tinlan, only a few miles away, Is similarly forested and covers 20 square miles. Guam, 111 miles south of Saipan, Is the largest of the group but, because of Its Ihlck, steamy JUIIR- les, has been little developed by l-'ly Midi ami Fasl New Information reveals lliat they could havo dropped tin>|r bombs from a height of more than 110,000 reel. They could have cruised toward Ihelr objective at more than lino miles an hour. They arc half uuntn ns Inrgc as Flying Fortresses and Liberators. General Marshall snys that since Ihc power of Ihe - now bombers Is so great, the 20th Air Force will not bo confined lo a .single Ihen- ler. The new organisation will remain under a central eonlrol of llic Joint chiefs of staff, with General Arnold, Air Forces chief, directing 11-19 action throughout the world. Qcncrul Marshall explains'. *"Thc planes will be treated as a litmjor task'force ; in the sainc n'lan- ner as the naval lask forces arc directed .against specific objectives." General Arnold says the use of the ships In combat "brings , to actuality nn air forces plan made In advance tor truly global aerial warfare. Arnold halls the'B-20 as a "highly completed an ( i most deadly airplane, callable of delivering the heaviest blows yet known through air power." Arnold continues: "I assume the heavy responsibility for Its employment under Ihc Joint chiefs of staff with full confidence in H.i potential use." Will Speed Victory ' The use of u-20's Arnold says, makes possible the softening up of Japan "very much earlier" than would have been possible with planes hitherto known to combat. Arnold say.s flatly: mighty weapon advances the bomber line a long way." The Army Air Forces chief continues: "The Super Fortress Is not going lo win the war by Itself, nor has anyone thought it would do so. it however, like Us predecessors, strike at the sources of enemy strength and prepare the way for ultimate decision by our wcll- establlshcd team of land, sea and air forces." In what Arnold calls "our strategic thinking", the Flying For- Iresse.s and Liberator will become medium instead of long-range bombers. Arnold says the use of the 13-20 Is Just beginning. lie explains: "It goes directly into battle from Ihe production lines, and we have a lot to learn before Us full power will be developed." Consequently, Arnold says, the frequency of Its use will be, as he phrased 11, "carefully determined" for some time. He added: From this circumstance," he adds, "let our enemies take what comfort they can. while Ilicy can." The first American raid on the Japanese homeland was made on April 18th, 1842. At that time. 16 Mitchell medium bombers commanded by then Lieutenant Colonel Jimmy Doolittle, took off from the the Japs. Saipan nctually Is the fortress of Ihe group. A commodious harbor, Tnnnpng, indents Its western shore. Clustered around the port are fleet repair and supply facilities. Outside the harbor mouth Is a deep-water lagoon formed by a coral reef that skirts the island. If cither. Tinlan or Saipan tell, Guam probably would be picked up In the shuffle. That dot in the Pacific, which the United States ncquired as a result of action in the Spanish-American War, may be acquired again as a result of action in this war. Tims, Guam, the first American territory lost to the Japs, may be the first American territory regained from the Japs. Chicago Wheat open high low close July . 159% 163 158% 15051 158 Sept,, 153 162& 158VI 160 «7« deck of bombed cities. the carrier Tokyo and Hornet and four other Late Bulletins II. S. HELD HKADQUAIITKHS, France, June 15 (U.P.)— United Slates infantry veterans .today drove westward to within tluue miles of 51. Ram-cur I.c Vlcomlc, junction of llic German lifeline road lo Cherbourg. WASHINGTON, June 15 (UP) —The House lias passed and scnl to llic Senate, a 49 billion 10!) million dollar bill lo finance Ihc Army's world-wide operations during; the fiscal year starling July 1. U.S. Task Force; May Be Striking Final Major Barrier On Mid-Pacific Road To The Philippines lly'llnllci! lYcsi Japanese Imperial headquarters says- American troops arc storming ,wo of tho Mariana Islands, last major barrier on the mid-l'nclllc road to the Philippines. , Tho enemy high command reports [urlous fighting In piogrcss between Yank invasion troops and Jap garrison defenders It says a mighty naval tusk force, consisting of 20 Iransporljv and 100 landing barges, swooped down on Stilpan and 'Ttnlan Islands yeslcrilay The bases. He ' sorho I600;»illes bcjpv. Tokyo, 01 about Ihe rtlatimco between: New York City and at. Louis It's also about 1300 miles northeast of. the Philippine Island of Mindanao. Tlic Japs say the first Invasion luree was hurled .back, and Iho Japanese are .how engaging the second. Olir Navy Department'In Wash- filon refuses comment, on the story. • Bill unofficial observers In the capital have been speculating p.ii week on tho possibility of early land^ s In the Marianas, Their cori- Jcclures were provoked by last weekend's massive sea and air borri-2 bardment of the strategic bases *A Snlpan Is only 050 miles north^ west of Truk. Tinlan lies Just below Saipan. American forces could strike from Marlaniv bases In a giant'. plncer hlcsv against .the Philippines—with the lower nrm reaching up from Batch Now Guinea. Such rt -conquest would mean a big step in Admiral NimU/A drive to the eqst coast of China;.;: On tho Irtnd front In Asia,-British Cnmcllt troops smashed into (lib oilt; skirls of - : Japan's north' Burmese base of Mugming. They captured an ammunition dump containing 200 eailoads of arms and munitions. The nlr-borne raiders struck suddenly out of the Jungles past of Mo- gnung. 'Jtics overwhelmed the surprised enemy garrison. The main enemy milts reacted swiftly—and sailed out In a desperate attempt lo icc.ipture thch supply dump. A fierce battle developed and casualties arc running high on bdllrsldes. Mrs. Caraway Opens Campaign Headquarters LITTLE ROCK, June 15 (UP) — Campaign hcadquarlcrs have been opened In Little Rock for Senator Hatlle W. Caraway who Is seeklpg re-nomlnatlorf. Her office personnel has not been named but Garrett Whltside, her Washington secretary says she will do so In a few days. Senator Caraway will be hi Little Hock until Monday. And In the state until the Democratic primary elections July 25 to Aug. 8. Colonel H. L. McAlisler, cam- paisn manager for David D. Terry for governor, says western headquarters for Terry are being opened In Fort Smith. ..,. .... In charge of the Fort Smith office will be O. B. Williamson. •. Lee Baker of Lake Village has also opened his headquarters. Baker is seeking nomination for lieutenant governor. New York Cotton Mar. . 2023 2044 May . .2001 2021 July . 2143 2158 Oct. . 2012 2094 2022 2001 2143 2072 2026 2003 2151 2083 2017 1993 2142 2068 Livestock •H ST. LOUIS, June 15 (UP)—Ho? receipts 4,000 head. Salable 3,500. Top 13.70. 180-270 pounds 13.10. r Cattle 4,200,- with 2,500 salable. Calves 1,800, all salable. Cows 9.2510.50; canners and cutters 6,00-9.00; slaughter steers 11.25-17.00; slaughter hcitcrs 9.50-1625. Stocker and feeder steers 9.75-14.00. Weather cloudy this ' Dec. . 2046 2071 2046 2054 2043 afternoon and Filday; fair Wmgh't,

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