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EiiTEmuMmmm^ms TSM DOMWAMT NTOWAPHl Of KORTIOUBT ARKANSAS AKn flnrr™,i«^ ..„,-„„.,. '"^ * T *-* VOL. XLI.—NO. 100 Blythev file Dally Ken BlythevUle Courier Blythe?m« Hertld Mlsslulppl Valley LMdtr Fulbrighf Leading In Senatorial Race; Laney For Governor LITTLE ROCK, July 26 (U.P.)-Senator Hattie'W. Caraway concedes thai she has lost her fight to return to (he U. S. Senate. She fmislie.l fourth in a field of five 1 candidates in yesterday's primary i Y ,°r"? KepreseiitaLivo Bill Pulbright, author of the highly publicized Fulbnght Resolution for lasting Peace, is far rmd away in the lead over the other contenders for the benate. Ho won top spot in the runoff election two weeks from now by polling more than 15,000 votes more than his nearest opponent, Governor Homer Adkins. Trailing in Ihird place tills af-» lernoon was Colonel T. H. Barton the El Doracli oil man who cam• palened with the Grand Olc Opry hillbilly show. Thc second and third place positions were very close list night,' but latest tabulations show Adkins has drawn ahead by 7000 votes. Lancy Far Ahead In thc governor's race, a political upset has occurred. Ben Lancy, nn unknown in polllics, has polled more votes than any other candidate In the two major races. Former Congressman David D. Terry has conceded defeat, leaving the ninoff to Lanev and J. Bryan .. Sims, former stale complrollcr. v» Evidence of the scope of Lancy's accomplishment is best shown In recalling that Sims partisans were hoping to carry the stale by a majority over the other two candl- Fietz and Hale Land in Runoff Ivie C. Spencer Third In Prosecutor's Race, Returns Today Show Marcus Fictz of Joncsboro, seeking re-election as prosecuting attorney, will face a run-off wllh James C. Hale a! Marlon, former Biythcvlilo resident, in the regular Democratic election Aug. 8, unofficial tabulation from all but a few of thc 210 precincts In this district revealed this morning. Mr. Fietz, who is asking for his third term as prosecuting attorney, polled 0,157 votes against Mr. Kale's 7,446, while Ivic C. Spencer ran third with 3,790 votes. One small precinct in PoinseU County and four or five precincts in Clay County were the only unreported boxes at 11 o'clock this morning. Tabulation of votes from these boxes would fall to change the trend of the votes. Tn Mississippi County Mr. Kelz amassed 2423 votes to Mr. Kale's „, , , ,..._ - -;* 81 ' , R ' iliIc Mr. Spencer received Minor Milwce of DeQueerr; Virtually 563. , - .-••••• complete .irelurns;.showed Mllwce, Mr. Hale, in his,home eountv of Inarllnn. Antnn K,, Q'nnn .._!_- r*..I **-_ .1 _ „ . .1 ../... * 'n"vj vi dates. . Instead, Sims is In second place by nearly 1000 votes. Lieutenant Governor J. L. Slmv- cr seems to hav c «-on a second term without having to go through a runoff, defeating Lee Baker, of Lake Village and W. H. Prince of Conway. Shaver has a 3000 vote lead. Hull's Lead increases Secretary of State C. G. Hail continues to draw ahead of Earl Page In his race for re-election. <3u v Williams is In again as attorney general, and veteran J/ Oscar Humphrey has won term for stale auditor. anothcr . In the race for associate justice of the Supreme Court, it is a runoff Between Judge Lawrence A. Autcn of Little Rc,ck and Judge leBdings,Auten by 3000 .votes. , -Arkansas' Congressional, delegation 'will ••bc / unehahged.-vE. r ' C. of West Meniphis "beat opponents, 'and -Wilbur ..*.. imu,, in ins. nume county Crlttcnden, ran 'rip 1565 votes to the prosecutor's 347, while Mr Spencer received only 16 there.- In Mr. Fictz's home > territory of Cralghcnd, he polled 2,620 to Mr Gathings his two Mills of Kcnsett won: a-majority ^^^'1785. Mr "irate nn third over Jildgo BarcUs "Bone o[ Bates-I with 778 vllle and T.' T'.- Malorie of Black-f Leading In ton. The oilier congressmen were -- -" ° r-unopposed. Pom s ,,f.i. county was Mr. Hale, who amassed 1079, while Crash Is Fatal To S. A. Jackson Services To Be Meld At Macon, Miss., For Former County Man B., A. Jackson, former Number Nine resident, died yesterday afternoon of injuries received In the collision of two trucks near More-house, Mo., five miles west of Sikeston, about 2:30 o'clock. Mr. Jackson, 62, was taken to & Sikeston, Mo., hospital, where he died two hours after the accident. His neck was broken and head badly crushed by the impact pf the large film truck, which struck his. truck when he drove out 6n '/Highway 62 as he was leaving thc gin operated by his son, T. P. Jackson, former farm manager at Number Nine. • \ Eye witnesses said that Mr. Jackson obviously did not sec the east-bound truck ns he pulled out on the highway, and the larger truck was unable to stop in time to avoid Ihe collision. Tlie driver of the large truck 1 wns not Injured. Tlie small truck driven by Mr. Jackson, wlw was nlone, was demolished. The body was taken to Macon. Miss., at noon today by Holt Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements. Funeral services probably will be held there tomorrow afternoon. Born in Macon, Mr. Jackson moved to Number Nine four years ago, where ho fanned until moving last January to Morchonsc where T. F. Jackson has lived since moving there last September. The younger Mr. Jackson was manager of the C. c. Langston farm at Number Nine for 18 years. Survivors Include his wife; a daughter, Mrs. J. A. Rogers of Meridian, Miss.; four sons, T. F. "Jackson of Morehouse, Scrgt. Gordon Jackson of the Marine Corps, stationed In Chicago; Sergt. Loyd Jackson, stationed in Brooklyn, N. Y., and Francis Jackson of Steele, Mo. He also leaves his mother, five sisters, and two brothers, all of Mississippi. New York Cotton Mar. . 20D5 2099 May . 2080 2082 July . 2060 2064 Oct. . 2139 2MO Dec. , 2115 2117 2085 2085 2065 2065 2045 2045 2125 2125 2104 2104 2095 2078 2059 3138 2113 Chicago Rye open high low close pr.cl. Sept. 107U 107-« 105« 106« 107-S Dec. . 109K iogy t 107=,; icsVi 109% 706, and Mr Mr. Fietz received Spencer 180. Greene county voters gave thc -ncumbcnt 1118, Mr. Hnle 854 and Mr: Spencer received 481, : In Cross county Mr. Hetz led again with !189, while Mr Hale received 913, and Mr. Spencer 164 voting was close In Clay county Ith Fietz receiving 854, Mr. Hale o, and Mr. Spencer 601. War Department Orders Longer Working Week Government Arsenals Scheduled to Receive Additional Personnel WASHINGTON, July 26 (UP) — me War Department hns ordered a 54-hour working week, with 14 noiirs (o be | )a i d Rt overtime rules or all war Industries which havc backlog of unfilled orders. That moans a ntn c hour day nnd a six day W cck for workers In factories making WE guns, cannon sheik mid chemical war products, | . , ---- .-v". .,». |/luullk*to, also In steel mills and many other shin • tlwt " ot hftvc thrcc 4200 men nre war production And the At Ihe same lime, Ihe Wnr Department ordered a slmllnr Increase in civilian and military personnel ni government arsenals and ninny. fac'llK' government war production Other labor problems arc arising throughout thc country. And thc Malleable.Iron Company plant In Wilmington,.Del., one of Hie largest manufacturers of special cust- "m '',', Ul ° 9°"" (r V. lias (rlcd to settle Us labor shorlnge situation By using German prisoners of war. However, this attempt, in reality nn experiment, fell through when Army officials suddenly withdrew Id prisoners Irom Ihelr jobs. Elsewhere In the country five strikes have been settled. But more Ulan striking at three , companies In Cleveland government has been asked to Uikc over Ihe Centrifugal Fusing company plant at Lansing, Michigan. The CIO united Automobile Workers made the request, charging that the company refuses to negotiate with the union. Other walkouts have occurred at the Hotel Staller in Detroit. -And at war plants in Bradford; Pennn and Munclc, Tnd. A strike at the American Rolling Mill Company In' Ashland, Ken- lucky has ended. Up In Canada, some 3000 workers at the Halifax 'shipyards arc preparing lo strike for a closed shop. On the political front, Governor Dewey, the Republican.presidential candidate, .lias welcomed his running mate Governor Brlctcer at Albany. They are meeting to discuss organization and' issues of their Campaign. . ' BLYTHEV1LLE. ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 1944. .rivea'it ''Albany he told the'.'pfess f(hat "the American people are ready for a change, and will make a change In vember.-' ' ' No- 1' le weather bureau announced that the long drought in Missouri; Illinois. Indiana nnd Ohio hns been broken.)!. Rains covered these stales last night. And this will save u>c nation's vitally needed corn' crop, pasturage, alfalfa and other hay, ••• ' Chicago Wheat open, high low close, pr.cl. Sept. ;155% 156 ]55 i/. 1 5S :>; 1555; 156% 156S 15654 156?! Dec. Officials Allow Negroes To Vote At Little Rock UTTI.K ROCK, July 26 IUPJ- Negrocs ultemptlng to vote In yps- lerday's preferential primary Into Jlltle opposition, but reports from over the state liidlt'ntc (lie Negro vole wns light. Dr. J. M. Robinson, president of (he Arkansas Negro Democratic Association, estimates -(hat some 500 Negroes voted In Little Rock alone. However, others say that no more tlmn 100 Negroes voted In Puliiskl County. Robinson suys Hint Indications are tliBt Negroes were iwrmitled to vote in Jefferson, Miller, Sebastian Oimcliitd nnd si. Francis coimWs but lie says thnl Negroes were refused a vole In Crossed nnd Ashley county. Election Judges wore apparently Plnj'IiifC safe on Iho .Negro yotlng question In view of a recent U. S, Supreme Court decision which Mid thc Texas Dcinocrnlle Pnrly could not bar Negroes from voting In n purty nrlinnry. : In Little Rock, and indications were that It was the same over Ihe stntc, all that svas required of Negro voters was lhal they dlsplny Ihelr |»11 tux receipts Only a few Negroes were burred from voting on the party-loyalty ground Truman Called Choice of AFL Defeat Of Wallace One Of Objectives Of Labor Federation WASHINGTON, July 26 (UP)-' The American Federation of Labor says It Is "highly pleased"! that Senator Tnnna:i defeated Hciiry Wallace for Ihe Democratic vice- presidential nomination. • The AFL News Service says .Truman Is the "API, choice" and his nomination and the defeat oftWai- Incc were two of the major objectives of. tiie APL, Tlie Federation News Service, comniemled the role of Ihe CIO Political Action Committee In the convention. : It charged the PAC with "abandoning labor's traditional 1 non-partisan political policy.". The" API, ijsald, "Because-6f the hon" political policy of -theAFL : Ihelr activities at ilie convention were conducted with a minimum of publicity." The hews service goes on to say that nevertheless,'the APL delegates made no secret of Mieir opposition to Wallace. Tlic article charged him with "discrimination against. APL." Weather ' ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy this afternoon', lonlght and Thiirsdny. tlnindershowcrs Scattered portion this afternoon cnst Sabang Attacked By Task Forces, Tokyo Declares Pdlau Also Suffers New Blow By Allies; Yanks On Guam Gain By United 1're.ss •Rndlo Tokyo says Allied m.viil fn.sk forces Imve sliuck bloivs »i »llj sides of Japan's HUgollcn Is- lund empire. l 'I'ho enemy snys one blow • fell on S>«taii(i In SiiniiUni, ,u,d u,c other on Pnliui, coo miles east of tho I'lill- rT' 1 "'' V 1C Jll l m »™ «»y Allied unit carriers, cnilsor.s, ( lc,slroycr« an I snbn-arlnos bombed nnd shelled Sn bang, since Sntanif Is off nortli- m , . Sum " ll ' l> wh| cli is (he wcslcrn- 'i»st of the Dulch Ensl indies, the orco Ihe Jnjmne.s s t,.,,ck . . Ihe blow presmniibly wns from the c cuininniKl of ixinl Momitbnltc sIHiU • C ' > "" 1> ' my * Slllm " (1 Wns only '•> 'Marked contrast (o tho e, SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS U. S.'Cowboys On Tanks'Score Breakthrough In Silo Sector; Monty's Offensive Slows Down ,. the 4500 foot airstrip •i China, the slcBO ()f t , lailway clly of Hcngy»h e In'm irovlnce k , h e ' entered iUs M co, o, I And the Chinese Imve tun e ' ',f l>C '; Ul11 nose headtiu C I AT&T Amerj Tobacco Beth Steel "Jhryslcf '.'.'.''' ''oca . Coin . 3cn Rlcctrlc Sen Motors ,\ •> Y Cenlral ..'.'.' nl Harvester y "'"' iepiiblle Steel Standard of N J Texns Corp } S Steel Socony Vacuum 13 1-2 62 1-2 ... 133 l-l ... 37 5-8 ... 02 1-B 20't-8 70 IS 3-1 55 7-8 vi fi-o How County Voted In Yesterday's Preferential Primary U.S. Warplanes Based In Russia Support Soviets Red Army Now Stands On Banks Of Vistula, Barrier To Germany MOSCOW, July 26 <U.p.)_ Antorlcnn wiii-pluncs have joined the Russian drive which hns backed Ihe CliM-mim urmy agiilnsi. Die Vistula vlver in centrnl J'olniid. A.s American flBhlors clcured n jintli for the fled Army loday licr- lin iicknowJedswl Hint Die soviet soldiers how. stand on the hanta of Ilie Vl-itula, lust hl B niiturnl del tense b'nrrlcr. before thc hordore of Ciermnny, ICO miles licyond. Tlic MustiuiK.s and Lightnings ciilcrltm Ihe buttle or thn en.si lor Ilie fh«t llnio, aumii'd nnd bombBd Niml tJOslllons us fnr IK 100 mllps behind the bailie lino. The loiiR-ratiKc fighters pounced on one big formation of Nny.l dlve- liombeiK rcluriilng rroiii an nlliick In Din I,«'ow iimi. When the swirling Imllle was over, uo Hiukns hud been shot down In flivmc.s. Twelve oilier Ucnunn pluncs were dc.stroycd In the fiir-runslni! i^veop without the loss of n single Aiiierlciin alrcraflv Tha rnldcra were Imll.'i of the U. S. iClh Army Air [''oree flown from Russia [ 0 llaly for the Job. Allcr it was over Ihcy rclinncd lo their llu.wlun Ijase.s. 'I'lic : mid nmrks the first lime In Ihls wnr Ihut one of nussln'* nlllc.s lin.s pnrllo'lnnled directly In u Reil Army offensive. VVaslilimtqn experts see (lie assault as further' proof Hint the jilnjis developed "nt '1 chran . . iiro :• iMjfiijj. c'lirrlcd out. - V" As AmerlcRn |iiiiiic.s .swept out overhead, the, nus-slnn ni-iny rertrh- ed Ihe Vistula river nt the fortress city of Demblln, 50 mlle.s .sotilli- rn.st of Warsaw. Moscow says pre- llmlimry battles for rlvei 1 crosslngi; already have begun. Apparently the Soviets nrn.nlmlng at a wide flanking Kwccp-'oii Uie Polish' capital while other Red Army forces close 6n It for a fronlnl nssiuill. Ilcrlln admll.s Hint olhcr Riusslnn forces arc hammering Hungarian troops back through the, Jnblonlca Pass which chnnncls Ihroutih the Carpalhlans Inlo Czechoslovakia, Hungary and _UnK«d Stales Senator Governor LI. Governor Smith Bldg Frozen Foods . . Yarbro .... Number Nine ; Promised Land Little River Frazler West Ridge .... Hatcher Etowah Laney's Gin . , Sllllman Linncy— Floodway . Bowman . Milllgan Ridge Manila, Box- 1 Manila, Box 2 Shady Grove Brown School Lost Cane Rocky Hickman-40 & 8 Huffman Roseland Dell Tomato Gosncll Lcacfiville, Box l... Leachvllle, Box 2 ... Carml ;... Half Moon Armorel i Burdeite Osceoia, Box 1 Osceola, Box 2 ...... Osceoia, Box 3 Liixora . lelser Nodcna ', Wilson Joynton Pawhcen Box Elder iVhitton ... 'ecan Point ... Frenchman's Bayou Bassett .... Larson 3yess 'omer . .. , losa . Sly'vll'c Absentees .. 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RURHhVs advance In the. north gradually is treeing Us fleet for action In the Diilllc, peihup.s for sen-borne, at- tncks on Iho const of Clerimi- ny. And it mny Imvo been for Just (inch a maneuver tlmfthe United Bin lex lend- James llariier iwi.scd 'i cnilncr (o the Soviet. 'I lie strength ot lluiwln's Unltlc fleet Is. of course, [he deepest of sccrcUi. Hut before the wnr II consisted of two huttleships, several new cruisers, a few old one.',-, numerous deslroycrs nnd uhout 30 silh- JimrlnpB. At [he time, one 35,000 ion mtlcshlp wns under construction. GermnnN Still Ktrnug Clcrmuhy iilsq ,hns a p'nwel'lul flcot corked up In Uie'.llnitlc by the. UvllUMi. blockade' The i'rln/, Eil- gen, Admiral Hjpiiof, Llo.nl.wiw anil Arlmlra] Schccr. nil lO.finnaon: Imt- llcvirtgoiis,.. Are- known-; to iib" v 'ln flgliling cpiKlllhin. But the 35,000- tnn >j>rl/.D hallle.ihlj) Tirplly. ']»'"• go tinl(,crcd 11 would htirdly lie a niiUeli for « couple of destroyers. And (lie 2(j.pOO-lO|i Gnclscnun Is tiellcved lo hnvo been dlsinnnllcd. lilller hns, hi addilloh, about 20 destroyers. • , But, listen lo tho iirriiy of ships ranged ngiihuit the Germans. The Unllcd aiutos Navy, with 20 battleships, will he larger limn nil Ihe oilier flcels In the world hy Hie end of the yenr. nrltnlln has 10 ciipllnl ships, Co cruisers, six fleet nlrcrnfl carriers an ( | many smaller escort nations. Also flylnjj the Union Jnck nre over 300 deslroycrs ami about 300 corvette nncl frig- ales. Thc Ilnllnn nnvy numbers ahoiil 100 warships nnd the French nnvy hns 178 ships and 50,000 men. AlHcil Losses Ujht Much of this naval might Is concentrated in the Pacific. Still Iho Allies Imve more Ihan enough sea cnglh nroiind Europe lo cnrc of Hitler. As nn example, only one Allied ship out of every 400 i Americans Ride Russian Style Astride Tanks Thundering Artillery And Bombers Support Brilliant Advance ' LONDON, July 26 (U.P)—Yank soldier!,, ilding innks like cowboys hnvo ciackcd tho long'slalemnte oii Ihe ..nostcin Noimandy front Dtadlcy'fi minor nunch- c<l IhioiiBh Gormim defense'! lo Mai'lgny, seven miles houthwest of HI.. Ix>, today In w i]( C h f ro ,,t dls- term tho, grcatesl. lank In the history of Amerlcnn .'riic blow ktmckeil a foiir'-mlle- wldn holo In Ccriimn defenses weat of St LO and opened the way to tfic hem I. of Noimandy ': Mmlngy lies on the highway to Coutnmes, n vital road and mil tiiib nine miles mvny. An advance to Oaluoiicc.s would Uneaten Oei- nmn force.s between the new offenive: nnd Uic sen. ' Howovor, Supreme He.idquartei, emnliiwl silent today rtn the aim tojio and dliccllon of the Amer- raui -diKe fm' icralrty rensons 3'rcmt dhpatdie.s furnished the only nvatliibli. account. ' ' Ilulliloicrs Used V Thole rltfipntelici. tell of Amcil- cnn .soldiers riding into billls nstrldo their tanks, Russian fash- on, .under coyci of lliiindeiliig l.)5 - inlllinclui Loii B - Toms ami swarms of dive bombcis Giant Amcrlum bulldo/ers s-niathed hu)^ In Uio hcdKCr'ows niul batlcied Gci- ninn.io.id blocks to fubblet' • United il'rcsi Corrospoijdenl, Ken- ry.Qorrcll desuibcs the Amorlcnn fo;CT,. ? a<ft sdf-suf[ici<-nt'nrmy»qii^, rc.'l tirffl t- chassis, op (»7ik hulfttrnck ambulances wltll 6|)CrntliiB cahics, vc- 514 2423 563 1481 c Ihe Mediterranean now is being; last, fn three months of till- year, Allied laws In Ihe Mediterranean amounted lo only 28-one- humlrcrflhs of one per cent. Am yet ns average of 280 ships arc ply- IIIR the sen every day. All nlont;, crcat naval streiiRtli tins been the Allied ace In tlic hole. In Nortli Afrfcn, for liislance, Marshal Uommcl wns operating only 200 miles across tlie Mediterranean from his sources of supply. Yet, he wn.s beaten by the nrlllsh wlui hnd to .ship men nnd supplies 12.000 miles lo North Africa. Thus, Brlllsh Army coulrl never havc won Its victory. If the British Navy first Imdn't \von Its own victory. It's the same wllh Ihe invasion. Hvcrv ounce of .suplilles must be shuttled across water. Arid it lakes one nnd one-third million tons of equipment lo keep one million tons nf cmilpmcnl lo keen one million fifihtlmt men going for n single' month. Fifteen tankers and 36 tcn- Ihoiisand-lon freighters arc rcqutr- c,| to haul that month's supply. ARain. a navy vlclory liad lo precede a land vlclory. ^Biil It gne.s further than thai, livery ounce of nasollne used by Allied wsirplanes bombardine Eur- onc must he shinned Into Hrltain. The Untied Stales Elghlh and Ninth Air Force, In .one prc-lnva- slon • month alone, burned up 10 million gallons of fuel. Had tho German U-boat campaign succeed cd. or had -Hitler developed a stronc mid successful navy, the pro- Invasion bombing of Germany would liave been Imtiassiblc, not to men- lion the Invasion itself. But Germany never had had a large navy. And In the six weeks n-n av the Allies have further whittled It down by 216'shlps against a loss of 15 ot their own vessels. German ships nre sinking but the German Navy Is sunk. N. O. Cotton ' open high low close prcl, iar. . 2098 2104 2089 2089 2100 •f«y. . 2078 208V - 2073 2073 2084 July . 20fi2:2067 2058-2053' 2063 Oct. . 2144 2146 2128 2128 2145 Dec. •. 2118 2123 2108 2108 2120 hides 'loaded nllh mines _.,^, null-tank guns, grenades «nd every coilcclynfjlo u'carvw for' the tanlc- ilillng' Infantry, in the wake of the nrmoi rolled huge linlf-lracks crninincd with oilier Infantry Gonel! rcporls the Mow fell on (lie Germans with iueh' surprise nnd terrific force tlmt'cnemy resistance was all but paralyzed. For General Bradley had taken cnrc tlmt his tank charge would be completely unexpected tolls Hidden Trie armored force was kept under camouflage In bank ' areas while the Infantry had fought Nazi S-Sjlroops In trench warfare'. Today thb camouflage^was thrown off,^ and Iho lank army moved up. clitrenchcd doughboys who' from their fox hftles as tanks nnd bulldozers churned past. Coincident with the main breakthrough, First Army forces struck Inlo Bt Oiles west of St. Lo, attacked across the Seves river In the Perlcrs area And on the other wing pushed down to Montratot, some 10> miles cast- of St. IxJ, to find It descried. Front dispatches said the- entire American line moved forward an* average of two miles, meeting only sporadic resistance at-many points. While the.', American -.offensive surged forward'.today, a -front, report says-Ihe British a Hack., below Caen has bogged down under heavy Oenimii eoiinler-attacks. Below'Caen, toward. Pa.rLs,- the Brltlsj)! were'forced b'^ck-.to the norlhcrii outsklrls-of.Tilly-La Carii- pagiic and pushed from advanced positions at Mny-Siir-Orne. However, the-Second Arniy-sllll' holiUV newly-captured St. Martin - be Fortcnay and Verieres. Supreme Headquarters. reported tlie British-were consolidating small gains 'southeast of Caen; but -did not locate the nqtion. ' The British home' front today suffered, thc most violent robot bomb attack of Ihe war directed againstJpne .southern England area. The heavy', attack followed the earlier killing of two patients and the trapping of olhers in a London hospital hit by a two-lhmisand pound robot. British anil-aircraft batteries and fighters shot down thc powered, bombs at Ihe rate of nearly one every two minutes. One costal observer snld Hie flying bombs were going down like nine-pins. Dorothy Lucille Swain Dies At Double Bridges Dorothy, Lucille Swain, two-year- old daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs, J. a. Swain, died at 3:30> o'clock this morning at the family home near Double Bridges.; Sho Is survived by her parents, tw r o brothers, Johnny Wesley and James, and two sisters,: Irene and Shirley. Funeral services will be "held at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning . at Sandy Ridge Cemetery. . s Cobb Funeral Home Is In chnrgo of arrangements. '

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