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Sox. W«fc Paper/ It h valuable to the War f Hortt f ^ Boy Scout, wiH coffee! you, Scrap Paper every Saturday. f 4? BLYTHEV1LLE VOL. XLI—NO. Blythevllle Dally New« Blytlievllle Courier Blytlieville Herald Mississippi valley Leader TUB DOMINANT NEW8PAVKK OF NORTHMBT AHKAN8AH AND 8OUTHSABT 11IBSOURI NEWS <t Adkins Favors Keeping Nation Ready To Fight But Wants Congress To Have Say-So On Future Conflicts LITTLE ROCK. June 30. <UP> — Gov. Homer M. Adkhis 1ms gone on record as being opposed (o nny in- tcrnalloiiiil organization committing America (o another war without sanction of Congress. In an address opening his campaign for tlie U. S. Senate nomination from Arkniisns, lust night, Adkins said lie was in favor of cooperation with our allies In an effort designed to tiring permanent peace. But, lie added, he has one reservation when it comes to our participation In nn international organization to keep peace, and that is that v.'c use our common sense and not make commitments which we cannot carry out. The Arkansas executive also stated that he is In favor of a strong standing army for the United States, a Navy second to none in the world, and an Air Force superior to any. However, Adkins said that lie is against the U. S. being a party to : what lie termed a "world wide i WPA" or a world wide bank, with j t\ tlie United States putting up the ' ^% x major portion of the money. -' He's also opposed to what he refers to as "making Uncle Sam a permanent Santa Claus for the world." Would Feed Needy .".I favor helping with the feed- in;,' of the absolute needy of Europe, but I want them to help U\em- selves," tlie governor said. And added: "Charity begins at home. If we are ever to be a strong Influence, a potent factor in the world's sal- vajlon, we've got to first strengthen our own nation. If we weaken ourselves at home, we will lose our influence and leadership throughout the world." Touching on a proposal that an international agency to educate the children of the various nations of Europe be set up 'after the war, Adkins declared that "until we have a-far greater educational opportunity for the children of Arkansas, and, in fact, the whole South, I am not in favor ot undertaking to edu- ' catc the world at large." Arkansas' chief executive' also warned that meeting our. .war goals <--w:in-farm production is..-thd:uVastiim£' portant responsibility , of farnV'peo- ple, and said that for sometime after hostilities cease "ability to pro' duce" will be a major farm problem. "There should be less detailed direction and authority over farm ..wfrograms from Washington, and i;Jpj,reater direction, authority and responsibility should be vested in state and county, farm committees," Adkins said. Mentions Other Issues Her? are the other issues the Arkansas governor brought up: Amortizing of the national debt over a period of years. Cutting Income tax rates to allow business to expand and stimulate new business. Giving private enterprise and individual initiative an opportunity to function by removing every government regulation and restriction that interferes with such opportunities as soon as possible. Abolishing all unnecessary bureaus and do- Ing away with the emergency bureaus at the end of tlie war. Reducing our national debt, balance our budget and providing for the government to get out of competition with private business. Maintaining of state's rights. Adkins reviewed his record dur- • ing his four years as governor of Arkansas, and reiterated his state—went, that he is not interested in >™hy other race or any other candidate. "I am absolutely running my own race." the governor said. "And regardless of what you may hear from now until election day, you are getting this straight from me." ;Ben Dean, above, Grand Rapids, \ Mich., advertising executive, is ;the new president of Kisvanis i International. Former treas- ! Urcr of the organization, he was ; elected at tho recent convention 1 in Chicago., Committee May Decide On Negro Vote Question LITTLE ROCK, June 30 (UP)— A special meeting Of the Democratic Stale Committee may bo called soon to consider procedure if qualified Negro voters attempt to vote In the Democratic primaries July 25 and Aug. 8. Some members of the committee think election judges and clerks should be given advice on the problem before the first primary. Ten members would tie needed to pell- tion the chairman of the committee to call a meeting. Charles T. Coleman, a Little Rock lawyer, urges that party rules be changed to permit election officials to challenge Negro voters on ground other than color. The Negro voting problem arose when the U. S. Supreme Court ruled that Democratic primary officials in Texas could not bar qualified Negro voters at primary elcc- jUons because of color. Attorney -Mineral Guy E. Williams then ruled that the Supreme Court opinion would apply to Arkansas. N. 0. Cotton open high low close Mar. . 2103 2109' 2093 2093 2106 May . 2083 2087 4072 2012 2081 July . 2228 2228 2220 2219b 2230b Oct. . 2130 2145 2125 2126 2143 Dec. . 2121 2124 2107 2107 2124 Chicago Wheat open high low close JUlv . 158'i 150TS W% 158Vj 158% Sept, . 159f£ 160H 158« 163ft 169ii Bill Is Signed Extending OPA Congress Gets Praise Of F.D.R. For Effort To Avoid Inflation WASHINGTON, June 30. (UP) — Presidcnl. Roosevelt lias signed the bill to extend the OPA for another year, and ho praises Congress for its courage and statesmanship in holding the line despite strong pressure' from outside. However, Mr. Roosevelt fears that one of the changes made in the law may weaken and obstruct the effective enforcement of the anti- inflation program. This is the section which relaxes penalties against non-wilful violators of the, price control law. OPA officials protested against this change on the ground that it would limit the agency's power to penalize large manufacturers for overcharges. /The President notes that the action of Congress in .extending the" OPA makes clear ."that it is the WpV;< not: of.-,a few : government of-i ficials.'TiuTof all pur people thaj the line against inflation should be' held. 1 ',. . The OPA, incidentally, has 'abolished all rationing restrictions on inner tubes, and it announces that tlie number of passenger tires available for '-July and August will be higher than they were in June. i The War Production Board has good hot weather ne,ws for the nation's mint julip fanciers. Thirteen industrial alcohol manufacturers have been authorized to divert up to half of their August production to whiskey. That will add an estimated 10,000,000 gallons to the 50.000,000 already expected tills summer from the regular liquor eils- tillers. In tho Midwest, new clouds are gathering on the labor front. The War Labor Board has just moved to avoid a strike called for midnight tonight by drivers of J12 trucking concerns operating in 13 Midwestern states. WLB has summoned company representatives and heads of the A. F. of L. Teamster's Union to an open hearing on July 6 on the dispute. On the basis of this action Details of Raid On Paramushiro Base Announced U. S. Warships Pour Thousands Of Shells Into Strategic Base By United Press I'i'cwiliiess detail.'; are in on the American Task Force raid Tuesday against Karabii Znki—Japanese air and sea base on the southern lip of Pai.imiishlro, United Press Correspondent Russell Annabel says American warships steamed close lo shore and loured some 5000 shells Into hniig- irs, barracks and storage dumps In i 30-mlnutc bombardment. Anabel's vantage point was the deck of ' United Slates flagship. The attack, covered by fog and early morning darkness, apparently surprised the Japanese. There was little enemy resistance anil no damage or casualties to the American force. Japs Use Smull Bouts The Japanese defense consisted of sending out a [lotllla of small vessels. In the darkness. It was undetermined whether the craft were armed patrol vessels or torpedo boats. The American destroyers charged time and again into the small Heels, apparently damaging ang sinking several. Ventura medium bombers of the Navy's Meet air wing later added bomb loads to the naval attack, the third against the Kurlles since February. On Salpnn Island, American forces advanced beyond Mount Topot- chau and are approaching the point "•here the final drive for the Island will develop. Enemy Barges Hit . Along the northern New Guinea coast, American warplanes and IT boats destroyed or damaged 22 Japanese barges. And Liberators based in the Admiralty islands struck into the Carolines to hit Yap, Palau and Soral islands. The ncivs from Central China continues gloomy (oday. The Japanese offensive Is moving swiftly southward from Hunan province. And reports from Chung- king say civilians, industrial plants and publishing houses are being evacuated from Kweilin—capital of Kwnngsi. province. Beginning tomorrow, air Kweilin dally newspapers will suspend publication. Kweilin lies 'about no miles 'smithtvest ' or tosieged "r.Hengyanir, and directly in the path oncoming Japs. In Shenshi province, the chairman of the Chinese Communist Armies told the United Press that his party hopes to .build an independent, democratic China iling noon lo consider strike deadline. changing the Restaurant Burns Fire of unknown origin dcslroy- K . . , a small restaurant building lo- INJPW T DTK 'd Iinnr Mm (-.nlm, r r,^,l, nr c ' ^ C " I VJI IS catcd near the Gaines Brothers auction barn, one mll c east of Bly- thcville on Highway 18, about 5:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon. no. "-•... u«^. The otic-room store was owned by Coca Cola ike Bot n "" B1 ""' Mike Bombolaski. All furnishings in the building, including a rcfrlg erator and two stoves, were lost in the blaze. An auction was held at the barn — „ .. Wednesday, but no one was known Stndebakcr . to have been around the premises Standard of N J yesterday. — - -• ARKANSAS, FK1DAY, JUNK 30, 1941 Browne! I Named By Republicans To Manage Dewey CHICAGO, June .'10 (U.!>.)_Herbert HruwiiHl lias been ejected clialimnn of Hie Kruutilltim National Republican Committee, to [-.induct Governor Devon's campaign for President. The -io-yenr-old friend of Dcwcy managed newpy's successful lfH'2 (iiiiipalfii for Ciomsor of New York State. ile was one of (he three 'men who conducted the pro-convention IJnift Dcwey campaign In Chicago, Browned succeeds Harrison Su'aiiB- ler of towa ns nal'.iiuil chairman. Drowuell has named Span'gler ns general counsel for (he committee. Across River Before Minsk MOSCOW. June 30 (U.P.)--'Ilio First While Russian' Army has smashed across Ihe nerculnn River, last natural defense barrier before Minsk. A powerful Soviet drive Is developing to outflank' the fortress tlly from the .south, and then encircle It. • i Marshal Hokossovsky's men! spearheaded by hard-riding cavalrj 1 units, led Ihe pcll-mc-ll pursuit of disorganized' enemy legions. They lunged to a point within 30 miles of the great bastion. The Soviet High Command reports the Germans are fleeing in such disorder they cannot man their Intermediate defense lines. Hundreds of Nazi troops surrcmlcr- ed with all their anus and bag- A London broadcast says two more German generals were cap- lured In White Russia. They are the commanders nf the 53rd Army Corps and Ihe 300th Infantry Division. The Russian press claims Rokos- sovsky's crossing of the Berezina seals the doom of Minsk. But as the Soviet drive toward the White Russian capital, other units of the same arniy are pressing an equally Important offensive '15 miles to the southwest. They are pushing toward a strategic gap in the Pilpcl marshes, an opening that unlocks the gates to Brest, Lllovsk, ; Warsaw, and Berlin. At latest reports, the Russians We CO miles cast of Uiis ,ixjml. ,! El.snwh.ijre on the eastern frft?.( Soviet .troops outflanked Po'lolsT; on the approaches to Latvia and Lithuania. They cut the railway linking the city with Warsaw. At one point south of Polotsk, the Red Army was less than a mile from the old Polish border. . In Hie far north, Russian forces The spokesman said democracy - - „,,,., alone can remedy the defects of captured the capital of the Karc- Chlna and give strength to the na- i lian Soviet Republic from the turn's long W ar of resistance against [ Finns. They cleared the Murmansk Japan. He added that democracy to Leningrad railway, vital to tlie Is what the people demand. movement of supplies from Britain and America. Three Marooned Fliers Being Guided From Peak GRAND CANYON, Art?,., June 30 (UP)—Three Army flyers, marooned for 10 days on Tonto plateau, are hiking back to civilization. They arc being led over a lortu- oust, trail up a cliff in the Grand Canyon. 'Hie guides lire Ed Laws, veteran mountaineer, and Prof. A. A. MacRao of Wilmington, Del., who has explored the length of the canyon. A walkie-talkie radio report from tlie rescue party says all three arc puie. un tne basis ot this action, ' n s °°^ condition. But one of the the executive board of the union mcn lms a sprained ankle and a called a meeting /for this after- s P rBln «l toe suffered in parachute landings from a disabled' bomber. The men are Second Lieut. Charles Goldbloom of Pittsburgh, Flight Officer Maurice J. Cruickshank of Lawrence, Mass., and Corp. Roy W. Embanks of Kalispell, Mont. ,- AT&T ................. 163 5-8 Amcr Tobacco ........... 71 3-4 Beth Steel ................ C3 3-8 ,. Gen Electric ............. 38 ;- Gen Motors .............. 04 1-2 N Y Central ............. 181-2 Int Harvester ............ 79 Republic Steel ........... 19 7-8 U S Steel 18 3-4 57 59 3-8 Larkin Child Recovers Fromi Blood Poisoning After several weeks critical Illness of blood poisoning caused when she stepped on a nail, flvc- ycar-otd Junnita Larkin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. K. M. Larkin, Is recuperating at her home on Barfield road. A month ago Junnlln stepped on the nail, and 10 days Inter blood poisoning in the bone of the fool developed. After undergoing treat mcnt at Blytlievllle Hospital, she of Cabourg. was removed to her home almost two weeks ago. Her condition is much improved today. Late Bulletins SAN FRANCISCO, June 30 (III 1 )—The War Shipping Administrator announces tb c B,- OOfl (on (rnnp ship Santa Blcn.i, formerly a luxury liner operated by tirarc Lines, has been sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Sicily by cncmj- bombers. However, 1700 soldiers were itscucd by the liner Monterey, Chicago Rye open high low close July . 10951 HOW 108'/< log 1 )! 109Vi Sept.. . 110S 111 it 105!4 109TS 110% SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS U. S. Breaks Diplomatiq With Finland^ British^Gain Near Caen Hull Points Out Germans Admit Breach In Lines Becomes Wider British Contradict Nazi Claim That Some Of Area Recaptured LONDON. June 30 (U,P.) The British In Normandy arc pushing ahead In their campaign to tako the |iort of Caen. Today's German communique ad- nlts tliat the Diltlsli have bctn .ble lo widen thu breach In the Nazi lines [is they continue what the Germans call a gigantic off'irt to cutoff Caen from the southwest. Dili the Nazis claim Hint a good part of the last ground was recaptured In coimtcr-nltiicks. Official Allied reporU conlvadia that German claim. ' reports say the Tommies southwest of Cucn have built up the Kpcnrlwnd across the Odon River to nearly three miles, in addition, the veteran British forces have marched to wllbln a half mile nf one of Caen's most Important airfields. British Control Itrldgcs 111 a fornt report, nonald O'url: of the United Press says the British have full control of two bridges across the troops - arc TODAY'S WAR ANALYSIS— Germans Collapsing Under New Russian Blows By JAMKS IIAKl-F.ll l United I'resn Sl»« \Vrtlrr The first, w.eek of tho UJmlnn Summer offensive 1ms ended, jiml its n good time | 0 tiike stock of, tl\o sittmtion lo .sec whether this ia really the Ki'ciitcat drive of the war First of all there are the objectives: Broadly snoakinir, it in the nim of the Soviet High Comiimtid to knock as much out of the Worhmncht ns possible. Tluit, too, ia the overall objective of the Allied muster plan to -brinir about (Ini'lt1l11li>'.l>1mii.\r r ill " Odon. And fighting fnr Scottish third bridge under heavy aennan flro. Clark reports that tlie bnttlcfront is blazing with action again Hits morning. The Germans, still righting hard, have brought up fres'.i t'oons. An:l they have staged lour limited counter-attacks. But British arlll- lery has hainmcrcd back each us- siVilt. ••:•' V .......v**. -i ••*.;.„_. v A field dispatch tells how the British knocked- back one bllljr German counler-lilow last nlfiht In the midst of a raging llninclci-- stormfl German Infantry, supported by tanks, opened tho allack at dusk. As they closed six-bnrrclral mortars threw up a tierce barrage against the British. _> Nazi Tanks Knnckcd "(jut With the nilii pouring down, the German tanks ran straight Into a screen of British anil-lank guns. The German armor was pierced by Ihe British shells, and 12 Nazi tanks were crippled. Before the Nauls hud a chance lo recover, the Tommies charged through the rain, pursued the fiicmy and occupied an Important height. East of Caen, British air-borne lorce.s staged a raid against the enemy lines across tlie Orne River. By the way, Na/l reports say Brll- tind Canadian troops have nmdc a new landing across the Ome and seized the coastal town Gcnmiiiy's downfall. Last week, the Russians put their sccllon of llmt plan Into • action: 'I hey chose Hie Ions-dormant White Russian front ns tho sliirl- tun point. U was n logical choice. A westward advance between tho I'rllicl Marshes and the Baltic could give the Russians n wliole series of rewards. They could IBO- lalc Finland, and perhaps torco'licr out of the war. They could reualu Wh|lc Russia, the lust big chilnk ot German - held territory In Russia. They could give their licet a chance to operate against the Germans In tho.Bal- tic Sea. And James Harper• most Important of all, thoy would be heading nil-nielli toward East Prussia, with Berlin lying -beyond, Those were the stakes. Tho Russians held these high' cards up their sleeves.. .»--,. Supplies Mustered "For mouthy, Soviet engineers "'had been building up 1 stockpiles necessary for the powerful summer of- feailvo. But-to got thoao masses of men ami material to tho front, thoy need good supply, lines, rall- rands and highways capable of taking the huge londs of equipment •strenmliifj from,American and British as well us Russian factories. The White Russian front was Ideal for thru purpose. Smolensk, Bryansk, and Orel, all foail pblnl.1 in the pre-war Soviet rail system, arc Immediately behind (ho White Russian Line. They had been In Soviet bands for nionths, ' long enough to bull<| llicm up as excellent fiinilelbig points for tlie stream of mntcrlnl that had to be poured through lo the nMauH- sprlugboard.s. Beyond those sinning polnls, (lie land was tlal and open for the most part, allowing iho mnxlmijin opportunity |n a war of maneuver, a type of war In which the Russians have bested the .Germans time nnd again. Other Nazi broadcasts .,..., ..._ Allies have assembled n landing' Manpower Abundant Tho Russlaa 1 ! also were nce-lilgh ,in manpower. With an overwhelm- say tho _ lug superiority In ulcn, they could fleet In the Bay of the Seine. And the Na?.ls think there arc Indications that General Elsenhower is planning si large-scale offensive against Le Harvc. American forces at the base of the Cherbourg Peninsula have advanced up to 400 yards east of St. I* In a drive lo straighten their line. Other U. S. troops are continuing their mop-up push against the remaining Gcrmnnt on Cap Do La Hague, northwest of Cherbourg. The Americans arc handicapped by heavily mined roads. Four Nnzi forl.s on the Cherbourg Night and Light Paint a Picture at night, Grand CoulM.pajtf aid Its 800,000 kilowatt power plant pre-* S ' cv? 1 ^*^^?* streets of Coulee Para, Bureau oi Reclamatjon'a'*' breakwarlcr .surrendered Americans after U. S. bombers smashed at the low-level attacks. to the medium for Us In Missing Airman Possibly Held In Enemy Camp Mr. and Mrs. Ben Clime, whose sos, Staff Scrgt. Carmel R. Chine of the Army Air Corps, has been missing In action since May 74, have received a letter from Major Clen. N. F. Twlng, commanding genera! of the Fifteenth Air Forco, giving them further details about the from which Sergeant Clune failed to return. Flying in a B-24 on a hcavsr daylight mission over Wlenner- Neustadt, Austria. Sergeant Clime's plane was severely damaged by attacking enemy lighters and immediately began losing altitude. When last seen, It was apparently under control and flying near Marlazell, Austria, indicating, according lo General Twinlng's letter, that it possibly made a forced landing, which would place the crew in the hands of tho enemy. General Twining had high prnise lor Sergeant dune's record on combat missions with the Fifteenth M* gorge, .• J employ their favorite strategy to best advantage — the swinging offensive, a scries of staggered attacks on different sectors of I't) long front. That was the picture when four lied Annies swung Into action lost week. These iire the accomplishments. In seven days of furious attacks. Soviet forces have rolled up maximum gains of 125 miles. Some (i.030 towns have been liberated by the ned war machine. And the German Army has lost the ama/.- Ing total of 125,000 men killed or captured. Tlie so-called German "Fatherland Line" bos completely melted away under the violence of the Russian blow.s. And there Is every sign of a German collapse, a collapse bordering on the point of a catastrophic rout. The Immediate point of greatest interest Is Minsk, the ancient capital of White Russia and Its most Important communications center. Rail-lines from Vitebsk. Orsha, Bobruisk, Zhlobln and Mogilev all converge at this focal center. And the lines from Minsk, In turn, lead to Warsaw and Berlin, Stronghold Threatened Today, Soviet troops arc less limn 40 miles on either side of that fortress. Both arms of the powerful pincers arc rapidly forging a band of steel around the city. And from the overall picture of the Soviet attack, it appears that the Russians may reach Minsk before the main body of the retreating and broken Gorman Anny. The best Indication of the Nazi collapse Is the number of prisoners taken by the fast-moving Red armies—some 60,000 In one week, one of the grcatwt tags of the war. Everything about this summer offensive is spoken of In superlatives, the fastest advance, the biggest gains, the largest numbers of German casualties, the biggest concentration of men, ianks nnd guns, the greatest offensive of the war. As one Russian gcneml snys.' "No army In the world has ever suffered such defeats as has befallen the German Army, During the Bombers Attack In Vienna Area Berlin Says Powerful Air Fleets Also Hit In Hunqary, Slovakia LONDON, June 30 (UP) — The Gormans/say American bombers attacked tljo Vienna area In Austria this morning. Berlin;':radio also reported that, powerful United Stales air fleets Penetrated Hungary and Slovakia, fighting their way through attack- Ins German pianos. Presumably, Hie aircraft (lew out [roth Italy.- Last .night, Italian based HAF planes raided Fouersbrmm, an Important fighter plane base 30 miles' northwest ot Vienna, Feucrabruun means fountain ' 'of Ili-e—and returning pllpU sald'tho raid juslKlcil-tliat name.'Explosions at the airdrome , nent columns of wuoko and (lame billowing iooo feel In tlie air. fn ol|\er British air action, Spitfires sweeping' the Yugoslav coast damaged the airfield at Sarajevo, and destroyed eight parked aircraft. Over Italy, Allied warplaties hammered at NH7,I supply and communication Hues. A nuijor attack centered south of Foi-li, wberc our airmen smashed some BOO motor vc- lilcle« nisJiltiB supplies to the front. In the ground action, American troops on tlio west coast broke ("rough Nazi.defense lines to wllh- In 20 air miles of Llvbrno. Inland; the French are only seven miles from Slcim. Between the two points, the Germans arc- reported In full retreat. However, the Nazis arc doing everything imsslble to delay the Allied advance. Inland roads are heavily mined. Homes arc blasted across the ronds. And In some sectors, !bc Oermnnit hnvc demolished whole villages to a heap of nibble. In Central Italy, the British now ar c nine miles northwest of Peni- Gla. Captain Crook Enroute Home From War Zone Capl. James Crook has arrived in the Stales/nils news, which friends of the Blytlievllle filer have nwatt- ed eagerly since ho completed his •lOlh mission as chief bombardier on a Liberator in New Guinea, came to his mother, Mrs. J. u. Crook, late lasl. night when he called her from San Francisco hoilly after his plane landed. Just ivlicn Captain Crook will arrive In Ulythevllle Is not definitely known for he told his mother that he would try to see his brother, Staff Scrgt.'names Crook, who recently was transferred to c. port of embarkation. In the event that he can't contact Sergeant Crook, whom lie has not seen In two years, Captain Crook Is expected to arrive home tomorrow, flying from San Francisco. Tuesday Ihe flier left the Pa- clllc war zone, where he distinguished himself while serving with the famed "Jolly Roger" unit, for his long-awaited leave after 18 months overseas, when he successfully completed 46 combat missions and logged more than 300 nous of combat flying. For his participation in the mighty assaults on the heart of Japanese alrmight In . the Southwest Pacific, captain Crook has received the Distinguished Flying Cross. Weather ARKANSAS— Partly cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Saturday. A few scattered thundeishowers south portion this afternoon and Saturday afternoon. Mar. May: worst 'days ot 1041, we did not live July through one-tenth of what tha Oct. Germans are experiencing today," Dec. That Finns Are Fully With Axis Says Finnish Efforts Have Direct Bearing On Success Of Allies WASHINGTON, Juno 30. (UP)-^ The United States hnv broken oil diplomatic iclatlons v,ltli Finland Secretary of. Stale Hull explain? lie action by saying bluntly that the Finnish government h 'a puppet ot Nar.l Germany," Hull miido this explanation in n note advising the Finnish government of tho long-expected bicnk He culled the Finnish chnrgo d'af- faires to tho State Department lo receive the message Tims ended, 25 years of .'.diplomatic relations between-the two nations. In tlie nblp, Hull said that fm- tlicr relations between Finland and tlin United Slulci aio now Impossible tecauso'of the new agreement between' thu Flung ami' Nazi Germany. . The .secretary ot state pointed out thotjGcrnumy agreed on Juno 27 to sand troops to fight tho Russians on the Finnish front at the express ilcslre of the Finnish,, and' ho charged that, Finland asked for German aid even after tho United Stales had llatly warned ot the Inevitable results which would follow. .. / Thus, said Hull, 'Iho responsibility for the consequences must rest solely on the Finnish government" Using stralglit.-[rom-!,he-sUoulder language, the , secretary of sta.i« saltl; "The F|nnhh,guvernmo.nt.)ias formally admitted to the wrtrtd that^ It lifts liow bntefcd a haul and fast iiillttn'ry partnership with Nazi Qer- many. . , : . for tho puipose of fighting the Allies of (lie United states, In alliance,with tho enemies of Iho United Stiites Hull explained that at this decl- slvo stage- in the war, Iho Unllqd. Slates government miist. consider the fuel that tho Finnish war'ef- fort has a direct bearing on the fitwrss of the Allied 0|Mfatbr,s, 'Ilicrcfnro, ho said, evoi: though the American people. have esteem .for tlie people ,of Finland, diplomatic rclfitlons cannot bo continued. 'Hie actual break In relations is little more than a gesture nt this time, since the U. S. ambassador to Finland wns recalled In 1942 aiid tho Finnish minister to the U. S.-wiis ousted several weeks ago. The only practical effect It will have will bo closing of the legations in Washington and Helsinki. • • ., The State Department has Instructed our charge d'affaires In Helsinki, Edmund Gulllari, to re'-> quasi passports for Iilhiseif, members of his staff and their families. Postal Delivery Route Extended On W. Hearn , The city delivery mail route has licen extended lo the 1500, 1600, nnd 1100 blocks on West Hcarn, Assistant Postmaster E. E. Ridings announced today. Tho new service will go Into effect tomorrow. Only those patrons with mail boxes erected fnci houses numbered will benefit from the new •- service, Mr. Ridings said. This latest area to he served by the" inall delivery Includes the group of new duplexes constnictcd lust year., Services Held For Baby •, Services for the infant daughter 01 Sergt. and Mrs. NormanLadcAy were held at 3:15 o'clock tliisjnorn- Ing at Elmwood' Cemetery' with Chaplain Frederick Klmmett officiating. The baby, who was the only child of the Ltidews, died at the Ely the- ville Army .Air Field Hospital at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Sergeant Ladew is stationed at the BAFF. cobb Funeral Home was , iii charge of arrangemenls. Livestock ST. LOUIS, June 30 (U.P.I—Hog lecelpts 12,900 head, with 7,500 salable. Top price $13.75; 180-270 pounds $13.70; 140-160 pounds $11.75 to $12.75; sows $11.35. i Cattle receipts 2,700 head. Salable 1,400. Calves, 1,000, all salable. Mixed yearlings and heifers $9.00 to $13,00; cows $8.25 to $0.50; can- ncrs and cutlers $5.75 to $7'.75. Slaughter steers $10.50 to $17.00; slaughter heifers $5.00 lo $16.25; storker and feeder steers $8.00 to $13.00. '.vv: ":".' New York Cotton 2100 2108 2081 2888 2197 . 2205 2138 2140 2117 3120 2089 2089 2099, 2070 2070 2078 2193 2195, 2201 2123 2124 2138 3104 2105 2116

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