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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Save Wast. P aper l H is y aluableto ih . Waf £ffoit , W0fcfc |fc|> BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS _ ™ DOMINAOT «WB I .AP«BO y «OBTH«*»r ARlt A NRA eANDBon TH « OTU , 0 ^ 1 T •*• Vl-J ? ?. |y) t*lljN«»t Blvthevllle Courier fODAX'B WAS ANALYSIS Germans Save Panzers For Another Fight By ED KOKKY United Press Stan* Writer The destruction of Germany's armor In France must be isost]x>ned. 'Despite Ihe lightning sweep of the Allied armies, Field Marshal von Kluge has managed lo save thc hard core of his battered Seventh Army —Ills panzers. These bruised German lank and armored divisions have made good heir escape from the Allied sack in Normandy in one of the most brilliant and orderly retreats of (he J^L'.* 0 *' 1 '"' 0 ' 1 "'' E r»ish and Canadians were not left holding empty bag. They have captu many thousands of captured BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Cotton Picking Contest Set For Sept. 27 With Jaycees In Charge Of $2000 Event 'ommittce for d will con- canaclly In Agriculture ComtnK- in charge, with Jtmmj Smolhermnii, prcfildenl of llio ,, • —- •••••'» ••»« joi's, (,<. „.„,.., _„ ,„. , , attracted Jaycees, chairman of the commit«_«.,announced today by J. Mell ^IS'l^J..'.^^^™ from eleven tee, Olher members are diaries >(? states, and en- Urogdon, Scott Alley. \V. n. Craw- 'ady being received ford, Colciniin Slevens nnd Keinpci onlrsl "-llton. completed yesterday wltli the Mis- who wlio has sponsored the annual national event for the past two years t was announced today by J Meli Brooks, secretary of the Ubsocla- fnrincd thc past years. Previous tlon. s i\n> «» I artillery and trucks. Allies Partially Failed But they failed in their primary purpose, the elimination of Germany's tdnk divisions. Die one hard mobile force In France capable of challenging the Allied approach to Germany. Von Kluge needed this force desperately. As far as the Allies have teen able to learn, there is not other panzer group on any of the crumbling German fronts except the six or seven divisions trying to i,«m the Russian advance near War- Saw. •And so, the German commander fought hard to save this precioiis hoard of armor which could not be "placed. The difficult job of prying open the jaws of the Allied trap was given to grenadiers and paratroops drawn from the fanatical Hitler Youth divisions or name outfits like "the Hermann Goering." These troops can and will fight to the last man to hold any position considered vital. The Russians discovered that and her Allies arc discovering it now. : But on tlic other hand, every time the Germans buy a little time by holding open such a trap through the reckless.spqnding of their man- Rower, their losses leave them that much weaker.. And even the S-S fanatics arc weakening under that kind of hopeless pounding. \Vhen the German armor made good its escape earlier this week the problem facing General Eisenhower was how to destroy it south of the Seine river. This would be'an all-important achievement—if accomplished. It would .allow Eisenhower to pick his own spots to choose where to go In Prance with the assurance that the Germans ffould not come close to matching >iiis armored power. New Trap Set . With tliis victory In mind, the Allied commanders started to throw a new net around the llecing German divisions, one which would pin them against the Seine. General Patten's flying columns raced toward Paris to seal oft the Nazis from the south. Thc Canadians, in a new offensive east of Caen, speared forward from the north. The jaws of tills new trap started to close around the Nazis yesterday The German high command was laced with an important decision— whether to buy more time or save their badly-needed armor for thn inevitable battles on the approaches to Germany. The answer conies today from the German radio and In dispatches froni Allied correspondents on the field. The Germans appear to be withdrawing across the Seine. One official commentator frankly admits that the battle for Normandy Is; over, that Germany has lost the contestants in amounts ranging this Ihe help nnd cooperation of lor Chamber of residents of Mississippi County who [tig (lie event ore interested In seeing this annual • has been chair- event continue. Crossett Gains National Honor First Town In U.S. Receiving T' Flag Plans Celebration CKOSSETT, Ark., Aug. 18. (UP) — The little lumber town of Crossett. boasting 5,000 residents, tomorrow becomes the first town in the Unit- If true, it means that thc Gcr- win to bulk of their panzers. Of course, they will have to run a murderous gantlet of bombs in their flight across the Seine, and this will add to the, already high toll of German armor, but the main force will battles 1 '™' 1 SaVCd f0r ' he futllrc Bill It also precludes the quick fall of Paris, the heart of Prance. a psychological as well as military jewel. H' H,'" Pnris tllat wnrs te sin and end. It was from there thai thc fnmed laxicab army went out to win ed States to receive the Treasury Department's "T" Hag award. The «ag will be awarded in recognition of Crossctt's outstanding participation In the payroll savings program for the purchase of War Bonds. Residents of the little town nrc preparing for one of the most elaborate celebrations tn the town's history to properly observe the national honor that has come to It A fi5-foot flagpole to fly the "T" flag has already been erected in the town park. Factory whistles, accompanied by the clanging of bclis, will shri-k nt dawn tomorrow to usher In the dav's events. Several bands will play 'in the business section during thc flay -and planes of the.: Army Air Forces will thuntieiT.overhead'in triljur™ to thc town. .;;-.*. /v-'^.V..,,-^ The "T", flag will be presented by' Robert W. Fowfer. special rcprc- sentatlve of the U. S. Treasury T>i-- ' Farmers were urged ' ---- 1 ~" ' " William Howren Dies at Holland Late Last Night HOLLAND, Mo., Aug. 18,-WllHnni w. Howren, carpenter, died nt n-30 o clock last night at his home here. in ill health for several months Mr Howren was 08. He had been n resident of Pcmiscot County for .11 yciira. coming to this section Trom nidgley, Tcnn. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Minnie sons, Robert Allen two , e Howren of Detroit and Woodar Howren of Richmond. Calif.; three sisters. Mrs. Mary Shelby of Dyers- hurg, Tcnn., Mrs. W. F. Hughes of K nlr °» City, Tcnn.. and Mrs. Grace Mclnlosb of Dlytlicvlllc; onc brother, n. L. Howren of Bragg City, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 10 p clock tomorrow m.rning nt the Holland Baptist Church. Burial will be made at Mount Zion Cemetery near Slcclc. Mo.'' ' Holt Funeral Home of Blylhe- Ville is in charge of arrangements. Urges Farmers Tof>ick0nly Mature Cotton partmcnt nnd one of the ori^ina- tors of the payroll savings plan for thc purchase of Win- Bonds. W W. Campbell, state chairman of the Arkansas War Finance Committee, says thc records sho\v that 1720 ; out of a total 1760 employed residents of Crossett arc on the payroll sayings plan. Those participating in the program purchase $37 000 in War Bonds each month, representing an invcstinen of some 11 per cent of the total payroll. Allied Armies Closing In Ori City of Toulon By United Press The American and French Invasion armies advancing toward Toulon apparently are nearing their goal. Radio Algiers says fighting is progressing in "the neighborhood of Toulon." Dispatches from the Meditcrra- near battlefield reported American field guns already were pouring their shell Into outer defenses of Toulon from points seven miles away. At the opposite end of ttie southern France Invasion front, other \mcrican forces arc expected to burst into thc fnmcd resort port of Cannes at any moment. A late Center Planned For Information Employment Service Will Aid Discharged Veterans, Workers An Information center for veterans and war workers will he established in Mississippi County-" at thc United Slutes Employment Service to assist men nnd women discharged from the armed forces iind war plants in adjusting themselves from war to peace activity, Herbert Whitchcad. manager ot the United States Employment Service of lli c War Manpower Commission In Blythevillc announced. The center will be part of a statewide program designed to make Information on various services and benefits available to the veterans and war workers easily accessible nl one single point In each community. ' .1 The program Is sponsored by the Veterans Administration, Selective Service and thc War .Manpower Commission on a national sc al« Organization of the slate Veterans Service Committee has been completed to direct lhe,.pronram. Il>t composed of Jaiiira A . - Wirm, mnn- ,n>!cr or the Veterans Adminislra- by.-tion; Brig. Gen. E. L. compere, - - -— —ird Elate Selective Service chief nnd ... iradc to wait until the cotton rl °yd Sharp, state manpower dlrcc- had thoroughly matured before '° r °f'he WMC. - •.».-.- M'titu nAi members of the Blylheville ^ "ijuii-viiiL picking. "The Government needs better grades and better staples of cotton," w. R. Crawford, local board member, pointed out, as lie warned the farmers against picking their cotton .while green. "With the difference In thc grades and staple so great this year, it will be to the farmer's advantage to postpone picking until the cotton js matured, Mr. Crawford said. Several years ago thc Blythevillc Board of Trade decided against thc paying of premiums on the fjrst bale-ginned. This will also he In this year, Mr. Crawford First Bale Ginned In Craighead County JONESBORO, Ark., Aug. 18 (UP) -The first bale of cotton to be ginned in Craighead County this season was produced by Mao Calvert of Caraway. The lint cotton, which was of the Stoneville variety weighed 1500 pounds. The hot, dry weather is causjng cotton in the St. Francis River Valley section near Caraway and Monette to develop rapidly. But In spite of dry weather the county is expected to ' A In communities where there" arc no Employment Service offices, thc local service committees will establish a center in some suitable place. Leading professional and ediich- llorml leaders and civic organizations will be called upon to assist thc committees In specific problems of the veterans. To facilitate job placement a Veterans Employment representative Is designated to each local USLS office to aid the personnel of the office in 'placing veterans who need special attention. The Veterans Placement proram Is headed by J. A. Pcarman, veterans Employment Representative Mr. Pcarman said the USES office personnel have been given extensive training over n period of time in preparation for the heavy impact of returning veterans. Operation of Hie center Is expected to get underway in a few flays. ON TOWARD PARIS 1 . »• * * Lines^Collapsing . Pafton's Forces Paratroopers Drop On New Front ,W>' :.~~« »'<> *^:> ••• .>••-.»>* •••*.$% V a '*'~^^ " tv -^L.' """ *»<^»*rr : ,: /; v,; :;v^- •'".'• • '.' ' '' • * ' '•,•'-.•'." ] W^<^««*;.}..^,$4.'<I :" -; : .y •v>ti'/i.fs££5.'?>5 ;>»E-s*;-"i#iK'V: ; .' :,'»^ts?£^!*--: ;0 - H (S iS'"" -Corps Photo from u.Uy.vIa NBA Telcpholo.) Federal Youth Training Plan After War Favored By F.D.R. WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 (U.l'.J-^idcnl Koo.sovnll believes a postwar plan might be. worked !0 uL under which about one million Amcriinu !H,.V H ,,. y c )vr wou l ( i serve Ihc government in some form of federal; Inuning '.,''. The President told his, now.s conference iotlnv that the' training need not be military. Rut he sni<Mie I vvoukrbc beneficial;for the youtli,o^tlie>Dnti.y „ j've-together in cleanliness and * li.scjpliiic. . Mr. Rrasevelt uojnlcd out, that some advantages should-be taken on thc tremendous training and Red Shells Fall In East Prussia Soviet Bombardment- May Be Prelude To Actual Invasion MOSCOW, Aug. IB (UP) — Tlic tnsslnns are sending explosives cross the border of East Prussia harvest a normal 60,000-bale crop. broadcast from Algiers says that tlghllng now is taking place on thc Cannes airfield. Olher reports pine" :he Americans from three and a, - - „,„,,„., naif to four and a half miles from !7 ' wll! h e "eld at 2 o'clock to- Sawyer Rites Tomorrow he Americans from three and a I Services for Mrs. Mnxinc Sawyer, of thc Marne in the was abandon- thc battle last war. In this war, It scaled the doom of all "p™nee!' Now It's the Germans who r-e fplhng back from Paris, a defeat which foreshadows the specdv liberation of France. The Germans can't postpone the destruction of I heir armcr forevr One day they will have to stand and fight, and then 'ho battle of western Europe will be decided. M.eachville Resident Vies At Little Rock Mrs. N. R. Tifley, 52, of Lcachvllle, died early yesterday morning in a Little Rock hospital after an illness of several weeks. Her husband was killed in an automobile accident between Manila and Leachvtlle July 30. Surviving are six sons, Harry and Charlie Tillcy of Monette, Joe, Jlles nnd Don Tillcy, all in the armed forces, and Harley Gene Tilley of Leachville, and five daughters, Mrs. Nellie Wallace of Monette, Mrs. Eula Kletch of Pordyce, Mrs. Marie Nlckisher of St. Louis, and Mary and Irene Tilley of Lenchvllle. Fimeral services will be held at 3:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Church of aod In Monette. the port. Between the two flanks, fast-moving American and French columns arc jabbing inland, chopping up the .disorganized Nazi forces into isolated pockets to be cleaned up later At last report the Allied troops were 30 miles inland and still moving forward. Over 1000 prisoners have been taken so far, and the count has not yet been completed. In contrast the Allied casualties for the first two and a half days of the Invasion arc revealed to be less than 300 and that includes missing, and wounded as well as killed, : Thai's an amazingly low number less than one tenth the losses suffered by the 36th Division alone in Its vain attempt to cross the Rapido river near Cassino last January. Incidentally, President Roosevelt nas nominated Major General Alexander Patch, the commander of tlv southern front Invasion armies, to be a temporary lieutenant general It's also revealed today that the United States 3rd, 36th and 45th Divisions arc taking part In the Invasion of southern France. All three divisions are veterans of previous Mediterranean invasions Tlic 36th got its first taste of action at Salerno, while the Third and 45th look part In the Anzlo fighting. Chicago Rye ] morrow afternoon at Cobb Funeral Home with the Rev. H. E. Slmms officiating. Burial wjll be made at Maple- Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Sawyer, mother of a two- .vcar-old ran, died yesterday morning at Blythevillc Hospital after a brief illness. Her husband, Pvt. P. L, Sawyer, is stationed at Fort Mcade, Md. open high low close prxl. Sept.. 107 107« 10814 107« 107 „„ Dec. . lD6i,i 107K 105Ti. 107',4 HWS Bee. New York Stocks Amer Tobacco 103 1-2 73 Anaconda Copper 21 3-8 Belh Steel Chrysler 63 1-2 04 1-2 Coca Cola 13B Gen Electric '.'. 35 1-2 Oen Motors 63 1-2 Montgomery Ward 51 N Y Central 20 1-8 Inl Harvester 81 1-2 North Am Aviation '.'. 87-8 Republic steel Radio ." Socony Vacuum"! Studcbakcr Standard of N J Texas Corp 20 1-8 11 1-8 13 1-2 19 3-8 56 49 Packard .... g i » s steel ....:.::;;:::;;; 603 "8 N. 0. Cotton M»r. May July Oct. 213S 2117 2088 2173 2154 2150 2128 2128 2108 2098 2079 2182 21fil 2160 2H5 2138 211V 2088 2175 2157 2133 2112 2086 2168 Waste Paper Collection Set For Tomorrow new appeal tor all housewives In Blytlievllle lo put out bundles of waste paper for collection Saturday was made by L. G. Nash, chairman of the salvage committee. Tills will be thc first collection of waste paper here in thc past six weeks, Mr. Nash pointed out in a statement to the Courier NI-WS reminding that waste pai>er is thc number one critical item of the cov- crninenl today. niythevllle never has reached its quota of 40,(JOO pounds a month In spotc of all efforts of the local committee. Mr. Nash added. "I certalu- ly hope everyone will cooperate and save their paper so that we can make our quota In full one montb " he said. This will be the final collection of waste paper until Sept. 16 but those who havc paper which they wish to contribute to the war effort after tomorrow's collection and before the September date were advised to en II Joe Martin at tcle- to have thc paper In typical prc-offenlvc mcnt. bombard- Soviet mobile guns and warplanes arc bombarding Nazi defenses along the border to pave Uic way for a drive toward Konlgsberg, capital of East Prussia. Some reports reaching Moscow say the Soviet troops already have crossed the frontier, but thc last offfclal communique placed Russian forces at thc small river bordering East Prussia. One Russian report said Nazi demolition squads arc selling towns and villages afire in their first application of the scorched cartli policy to their own homeland. There were no details on the great tank battle east of Warsaw, now entering Us fourth day. But Inside thc capital, Polish patriots are battling with arms and ammunition flown lo them by American and British planes based in Italy. housing facilities which Will,be left In this country when our mllilnry program diminishes. And he sti[!- scstcd Hint the American-people study thc general Idea of havliig boys between thc ages of 17 and 23 undergo n 13-montli traindur course. ' ,..•,• Facilities Available Thc Chief Executive told newsmen that the training .facilities Bet up for this war could be used In three programs after the war, car- Ing for the Kick or wounded, vocational training for veterans, and training (he nation's youth for onc year. The President put upcchl stress on this last possibility. Late Bulletins ALBANY, N. Y., AIIR. 18. '(in-) —Unvcriior Dmiey Jim iiinnnl Jnlm Foster Dullrs Imlny tii represent him M :i conference with Secretary of Slate. C'nnlnll (lull on postwar International plans, llullcs Is Itcwcy's ailvlsnr on for- clflii affiilr.f. SOl'KKHK IIEADQUAItTKIlS, •A.E.F., AUK. ID. (VI')— Allied lusid- ilii.irltL smirccs suys evidence bus .liccij fouiiil of a serious split Ire- slwrttn Nazi S.S L>|||L ; jjiiard'iroops multrcRtihir Ocrmaii army troops In northern France. It was indicated dial the N.-ial mills Inive liccii.aliHiidonhi); rcR- Bln'r.'drmy Inpops In (he 1th Army's bmillfmj; retreat, Minriflrliig them lo cover Ilic withdrawal. Japs Mass For Kweilin Battle Big Allied Stronghold May Face Assault By Force of 200,000 The youth training plan was not cntlv ntK preparing to drive the only news that came out, of lllc b| B Allied stronghold Mr. ItoosBvcll's news conference Kwcllln. , By United Press Japanese troops In China appar- "' on at A Chinese spokesman says thc 22Miiesfrom French Capita! Nazi Radio Indicates Paris May Not Be Strongly Defended LONDON. A« 8 . 18 (Ul')-Th c euro Oermnn froul from Purls lo' Ihc KiujlMi Clinimcl Is collapsing iimtor un Allied. alluck : which promises In cn B ulf the French capital wry-quickly. Wllli three American columns sl « J jl»'.itr through German lines within 25 miles of Paris, Uhllsii' sluff officers- revealed that 'the Iteming western France- has .'become a vast, battle of nnnlbllntto)).' Hero Is the way these officers tit l>wicktHhr(cr.f explained It to Richard McMillan of the United Press.- ' rho Allied forces created two Ki'iinl pockets. The first was near Fulnlsc whom the German Seventh Aniiv was caught, when some-of ihi' Ciormiin •nniiorcd "ml infantry divisions inanaacd to pry open Ihc Jnws of thai trap, they only were fleeing Into nnollicr pocket. ' Tills second pocket, wiis much inrgcr. croiUpil by the lightning .swcup of General Pntton's columns rtoward Paris and the new Carni- <lmn offensive stubbing eastward from Cacti. ... , t : I'rlsniicrs fonr In •"•'" Toclny prisoners were pouring In, Irom both Hie Inner, mid outer pocket. Ami; they lulmlt complete ' defeat. . , . ; . •• "Those still fighting tire 'madmen,'.' is one typical prisoner •comment. • .... Another pill It this wny: "Tiicy . hnvc not the slightest hope 1 and they know It Is futile to fight any •longeiYVvv^ir,. " , .; ,>;.-,;; " ' . The, British officers say It is bo- (finiiliiK (o ionic.' us' If' the entire :'man Seventh Army will be wiped out before jqral the Seine river. Some of tho British .troops have been fighting without n break . for flvo.days. "They iriaiiiiKc lo carry on," tlio officers say, "because they realize tliey ave in on 1 the. greatest victory of Allied arms In', tho west,, the greatest, defeat the Germans have ever suffered In Europe." ']|ie U. •- P. reporter adds a personal postscript lo.'lhls. He says that tlic German race through Prance tn 1940 which drove liliii out of Dunkirk was nothing like the present battle. McMillan says the German communications havc been slashed lo ribbons, that they 110 longer have any cohesion as an army. , Yanks Set Fast Pnco.'.," • So shattered Is Uie : German Seventh Atmy, lhat American..(anfc columnr, arc swinging 'in on' Paris at such n fast pace, the old French this morning. The chief Executive ulso'-rcvcal- -••-•••j "".^ "uin.tiib*»ii:ii *w,uuu r.-ji- ,,11 ~ - -, - cd that this country has reached (lto s in Hunan Province south of 'i-i , V""ii° r °/ .° UrS ; sys e enemy lias conceiUrnted 200,000 wl- C !!P, ' IIUly , p ^ ccd ululcr agreement wllh . Russia | nnd Great Britain on plans for the occupallon of Germany. He made this statement when asked to elaborate on his recent assertion that the Allies must complclely occupy both Germany and Japan. to the • lies 200 miles nolsert wf;sl of the clly on m „. sanlt arc . ranging from 21 and a to 28 miles from the The spokesman added that thc i,'i f ' i^L 1 '" «"»« mpnta.tho ,, cnrt V Heiigynng wlileh fell to * Japs 10 dyas ago. In the Pacific, thc lull In the - to that he plans tn meet Boon with British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, but he would give no further details. ! ' W!llklc Question rut Newsmen also trjcd to piii; . radio rt f • --.... 1,1 tj muy ui: nun forces regroup for a no wthrust much of a struggle. toward Japan. I Here Is the way Hitler's own pa- The only news concerns scattered per, tho Voclklscher Beobaehter, air net Inn against Japanese ship- explains the possible loss of Paris ping and island bases. "The German war aim now," says Meantime, In Japan, enemy lead-' '"e P"Pcr, "Is to give the war a crs . arc playing ostrich. They're ncw fncc through the total mo- T. it, ii^i>jni^i, uiou n juu to pin Mr hcivu hm,,K»rc a lo<l!lv llmt lo ° Roascvclt clown on reports that lie v:l;i -" Iu i'"i>'"t r osiricn, Tncyrc •"•" ""-•• >-"'""B" uie muii mu- hrs7mf«lnm * fnr '>» vc /"o™" Imcl Invited Wendell Wlllklc to the U:I11 "B U>e homeland tlml every- ''Illzation of the home front. This these missions, a rmmd-trm nf iw n w , )Uc ^^ fm ft conrcrcf) ™ cu ^ thing Is going fine, in fact, say <""> Ls more Imnorliml than rtis- theso missions, a round-trip of 1100 miles throne!) areas strongly dc- toirted h v German fighters. Twen- 'y Allied planes hav c been losl. General Bor,'leader of the un- flerground, reported today that his nien had retained their" hard-won positions in Ihc cily despite strong Nazi counter-attacks. phone . 2977 picked up. For convenience in handling, housewives were urged to tie their waste paper Into bundles. Dy doing Inls it also will avoid paper being scattered by the wind while awaiting collection. Wins Commission Seymour O. Lockhart Jr., hus- sand of Mrs. S. G. Lockhart Jr., Osccola, Ark., was commissioned a second lieutenant In ceremonies at Port Knox, Ky., Aug. 12. He »as n member of the 6Gth grsdimt- ng class of the 'Armored Officer tandidato School, His parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. 2162 O, Lookhart,-live hi Oseeola. Rites Planned For Arch Grant AtLeachville LEACilVILLE, Aug. 18.—Marlon Arch Grant, former local cafe owner, died Wednesday in Bcnton Harbor, Mich,, nt a stomach ailment. Mr. Grant, 54, had been 111 since December. He was a resident of Lcachvllle tor about 20 years. Last September he sold his cafe here and moved to Benton Harbor where lie was employed in a shjp yard. He Is survived by two sons, Otto discuss foreign policy. Thc Presl- I1lc leaders, Germany and Japan lricls . even cities of world-wide dent said as far as he knew there now "otit absolute victory in Ihelr , re| "' t:>ll " n ^' I was no truth to these report, ''finds, 'nicy claim that all the' Most newsmen Intcrprcleii this to Ax ' s wnnls Is peace nnd happiness mean that he had Invited Wlllkle 1 lo " lc wl 'olc world. but not specifically to discuss for- i '" In 'H«, IJoljtlcal troubles arc clgn jiollcy. flaring >up again. Finaly the President was asked ' M °l»and;w Gandhi, the Hindu (o comment on the stand taken lcatfcr . saM 'oc'ay that revolt Is by liis running mate. Senator Tru- ' 11( "ii's only hope for freedom from man— that tlic Army and Nnvy : c ' rc!>l Britain. He said he ho|>cd should be merged into one com- i Illc " n ' s millions coult! develop wand. 'J strength to wrest the country's Mr. riottsevelt t,aid he agreed with Boverntncnt away from Britain Rnttlo Stations Silent As the American forces ncarcd the French capital, th c Paris radio nnd other stations in France remained mysteriously silent. It was the second straight day that rndlD fnileii lo Grant of Leachvillc, Grant, in thc Navy, nnd Roy Funeral arrangements, in charge of Howard Funeral Home, were incomplete today pending the arrival of relatives, services will be held Sunday in Lcachvllle, Burial will be made in Lcachvllle Cemetery, Chicoqo Wheat : open high low ciosc pr.rl. Sept. . 155% 155* 16434 164V, 154','. Dec. , 155 155V, 1541^ 154^ 1551; Truman, but added that nothing would be done about It until after the war. On the other side of the political fence, Governor Thorna-; Dewey has revealed that he will open his bid for thc presidency with two major speeches early Jn September. Thc first speaking engagement will take him to Philadelphia, and then to Louisville, Ky. He may'also deliver a Labor Day address in New England. On capilol Hill, the Senate \Vsr Investigating Committee has announced plans lo make, public thc details of all sales or surplus war materials so that there will be "little room for skullduggery." Weather Mar. May warm In south porllqn this after-1 Oct. ARKANSAS—Pair thla afternoon, tonight and Saturday. Not quite so purely by moral means. Previously. Gandhj had offered full nationalist support of the war if Britain would grant India's immediate Independence. Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK- YARUS-Llvcstock UVFA): Hogs 6,500, Mlnble 5,000. Top U70. 1502-10 pounds $lj.TO. 120-UO pounds $I3.25-H.2S. Sows 13.95. " Cattle 2,700, Mlnblc 1,500. Calves DOO, all salable. Cows 7.50-10.00; Canncrs and cutters 5.00-7.25. Slaughter slcers 8.50-17.50. Slaughter heifers 8.00-17.00. Stocker and feeder steers 7.50-13.00, New York Cotton noon nnd tonight. Dec. 2129 2144 2103 2124 2080 2097 2)69 ' 2183 21-10 2163 2124 2103 2076 2163 2144 2130 usual program. Although one ton- don paner reported last night that ttv station had been seized by dissatisfied German officers, communication experts now say It Is nnre likely that the broadcast appeal for levolt had come 'irom a so-called "ghost station." : Not Seeking Of/ice Of , Chancellor, Bar/tarn Says George W. Barlmtn, local attorney, does'not aspire to the office of chancellor for this district despite thc fact that news jtcms from Jonestoro yesterday said his name was one of three mentioned, tie told the Courier News today. "I do not know who started the rumor that I am an applicant," Afr. Barham said. "I do know that T did not authorize anyone to 'make thc statement that I wanted my name to go before the convention at Jonesboro for this place. .1 expect, to attend the convention. I feel it the duty of every,attorney 2136 211B! the district to be be"interested 2089 20841 jn the selection of the attorney 2175 2169 who will succeed Judge Francis S1E8 S161 cherry while he is In tho Navy,"-.-

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