The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 21, 1944 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Sav. Wo,,e Pap.r/ H is vo/uaW. «<> ,/,. War Iffa*, ^ , w$ pop ,, ,„ ^^ ^ UEVILLE COURIER THB DOMINANT nmraninn. ~- ..«___. ^^ *^" > ~ ™ •" • •*• W VOL. XLI—NO. 131 SftM* %"L Nwt fflittertlta Herald BIytheTUU, Courier Mtolwippi vSto? I^er HI880DRI BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, ALLIES GAIN DECISIVE WCTORfiiTFlii TODAY'S WAR ANAW8W 40 Emissaries Seek World Peace Solution By El) KOltKY United Tress Staff Wriler Today 40 men of good will hope and optimism began tlie newest attempt to inasler what man lias tried and fallcfj to do many times since the 14th century—to organize the world for Now that the Allied blueprint for war lias brought victory Into sight the United states, Russia and Great Britain have sat down lo map out Hie blueprint for Peace. History Making Mcellnf And thus a war-weary world, torn by superbombers and robots, thrcat- ;vcneri with tremendous rockets and -worse, Is focusing- Its allenlion on these 40 men of good will as they estate, Agalnsl the that has kill ed Nicholson Names //>e °ce Must Come From Heart Hull Tells Conferees Today Faculty Members For School Term Superintendent Says Staff Will Be Complete When School Opens With the opening of the public school.? In Blythortllc scheduled for Sept. 4, w. B. Nicholson, superintendent of the school system today announced the list of faculty mem- OfWqrJsJhw In Sight B-29'sHilJap By On Km Press The three most ix>wcrfnl nations ii (lie world pledged themselves today, to work for a peace Mint will give equality to all freedom loving nations large and small. This was the note on which the history-making Dumbarton Onks conference opened this morning. Tlien delegates from the United Stales, England nnrt Russia sat down al a huge U-shaped table to tackle the job at which so many others have failed— to organize the world for peace. Hull jQpens Mcctinj; Sccrclnry of Slate Cordcll Hull — as conference hosU-formnlly opened the an historic Washing »£"££ ,. Miss Effie Lee Terrell returns as assistant principal and teacher of social science; Miss Luna Wilhehn, English; Mrs. L. E. Old, , . English and civics; :e background of a war Henry, music; Miss ed mil ions and ravng- > commera , anrt ^f, ed great area., of Ihe world, these mr mc nt- Mii ^ "' Americans, mulsh and Russians. KT*' „."*•' _Francej i . , - Russians, have begun deliberations which will Mrs. J. Wilson Cecil rjasslriy, merce and thc commercial de- it; Mtss Prances Reed mathematics;: Mrs. O. E. lbrarlan : Freeman Robinson, """ """ ~" ' frtermine W helterThte~ a n"^ed- ST'* "*** ECi '™ C: ing generations ,wlll live in Peace A "" ndfl or. die in War. Through their talks around the U-shaped table in thc huge 143- year old music room of thc Dumbarton Oaks estate, these 40 men hope to formulate plans for a world security organization which can keep Hie Peace—by force if neces- Miss order. ''t"e conference will come to Beside him—In the high ccllinged music room of Die Dumbarton Oaks mansion - sal the three men who head .the delegations from the United. States, Britain and Russia. First, ; young Undersecretary of Slate Edward Stcttlnius—who was chairman ol the United States Steel Corporaliou al the age of 37, and who later gave up commercial tics Berry, commerce and '° worlc ' or " le government, mathematics; Mrs. Sanford Boonc,' .' Ih , < ; n Brilain's veteran diplomat A ! exi "" icr Cndogan _ the sary. Tlie American participation In this historic meeting fulfills a prophecy made a quarter of a cen- tur v ago by a dsappointed Woodrow Wilson. The World Wa'r I prcs- that the Ident predicted then United Stales would try again FOinelime in Ihe future 'to organize .peace, if it failed to.join .the League of Nations..- ;•••' -••-,"••" . •••• Unlike Wilson's Effort home economics; Freeman Ribin- ort !ultl wlr .v son of . the Fifth son, vocational agriculture- Arvtl ' of . c " d °8«iii- And finally RUS- Oreen, athletic coach. ' "" ° K """ " Only One Vacancy New high school teacher.'; will include Larry Wimp, teacher of science, who comes to Blythevllle Irom Arkansas Slate College al sin's brllllanl young ambassador to the United States—Andrei Gromyko —a former lecturer al the soviet Academy of Science. Peace n Joint Task Secretary of State Hull gave Hie —-•-*- uunv.&^ lib _ J l , ' »"•*• •••"• Jonesboro. Mrs., Margaret Ogles ' , ss of wclc °mc. Hc reassured also of the science department' L worlcl llmt " s " ltlc nations will who has a degree from Vanderbilt ""' '" "" '" " ' University, Nasliville, Tenn., where majored in science; John Maycs, teacher^of science and distributive education,' iwrw received his degree from" University of Ark- ansas,'Fayotteville, and who served as principal of the schools in .iiey have agreed generally to create some kind of a world organization soon—hope- fullv before Ihe war ends. Unlike Wilson, too, the 'first, step loward peace is nol a conference of w m (he hearts of naltoin. but one of foreign affairs officials. The same kind of men, and 'many of lliem, thp same men, who gave such clear proof of Allied agreement at the Moscow Conference. From that meeting came the pledge—"To create n general International orga- ni?xntion based on the principle of sovereign equality of all peace loving nations, and open to membership Only one poslllon in the high has The faculty of" junior high . be headed by Miss Monta men everywhere, it is the sacred lives of Ihe people.' «• iieace-lovlng nations, Ir I size and strength mu: ff (lie foundation of any V. national organization f< for Ihe maintenance of intcrnalion al peace and security. This morning, Secretary of Slat Hull reaffirmed that pledge, re assuring all that Ihe alms of th Dig Three haven't changed sine November, 1043. Hull Re-assures Republicans "It cannot be emphasized too of ten," said Mr. Hull, "that the prin ciple of the sovereign equality of al -' peace-loving nations, irrespective o must constitute future Inler- irganlzatlon for the main letiance cf peace and security." Tills was, In effect, an assurance to Governor Dewey and other Re publican leaders who had voiced their fears that the peace conference might result in a worl d dominated by the lour major powers Thus, unl}kc President Wilson's line, the United States appears to be entering^,he peace conference with a semblance of political un- There apparently is a large measure of agreement among Russia Britain and the united Slates on Hie general formula for peace. First they have made, it clear that any draft proposals will be submitted lo all (ho UtMcd Natipns filher at a conference later this World Court Possible Tlic preliminary discussions appear to be In favor of an assembly of all nations, a new league of nations. This would be headed by an executive council of the nig Four and certain other nations elected annually by the assembly. V A world court is fairly certain lo appear In the blueprint for . Peace. And the Russians, Americans and British seem to agree on maintaining adequate forces to put down, if necessary, future aggres- Gins First Bale Tile first bale of 1044 cotton prawn near Blytlieville and brought ; Hughes, who will serve as principal, and teacher of social science; Miss Dorothy Jennings, science and physical education for girls; Mrs Otis- Shepherd, social science; Miss Warren Foster, speech and physical education. Junior High Faculty Complete New junior high school teachers will include Miss Lillian Shaver, sience teacher, who has. been a . „-..., member of the Manila school fsc- shooting of a prominent Lawrento- for the. past several years; County woman in her home early Ruth Ann Frank. English' 'his morning. Investigate Shooting Of Coroner's Wife WALNUT RIDGE, Ark., Aug 21 -.-- -_ , ,, . - „ ^., (U.P.)—Lawrence County officials by all such states, large and small, ; slence teacher, who has. been a today are investlgaling the fatal said: "The the ion to keep peace. And hc governments represented here are fully agreed in their' conviction that the future maintenance oUpaace. ami a joint -task mid' a joint respoiislfall- HV of all peace-loving nations large anrt ",-tiijjJI " : . called .for an agreement among ail nations whereby each can play Its international role nnd bear responsibility commensurate witli Its capacity," And he pointed out that force must be available in adequate measure to hack up the "intatcs of an international organization. Finally hc said: "The «ill to peace must spring from the hearts and minds of men and wo- and Hull duty of tlic governments of nil peace loving nalloiu to make sure iimt inleniulion-a ninclilnnr.v Is fashioned through which' the peoples can build the peace they so deeply desire." Must Use World Uo-ourriw Gromykc agreed wllh tho American statesman ihnt Iho scmirllv orRanizntlon must bo based upon the sovcrlrsn wjmilltv of nil freedom loving iwoplc who will have Joint responsibility for the maintenance of .peace." An.( lhc Rimian added: "If lhc future international security organization Is lo keep the pence, the resources of all freedom loving nii- ons must bo used, and especially those resources of Ihe United States, Clrcal llrllaln, the Soviet Union and chlnn-ihc nations who lottay ar c bearing the main brunt' of Ihe war against the Faclst aggressor." The Ihlrd speaker this morning —Sir Alexander Cuilogiin—revealed thai lhc three great powers lire In I geniM-iil agreement thai some sort of H world organlwitlon must bo created "soon" — |, e /ore tho wnr ends. He said: "Events arc moving fast and peace may come sooner than wine expect. It would be folly lo delay construction of al least, some framework of future international cooperation until the problems of icace confront us with all Ihelr In- islency." Musi Have United Aim Tlic diplomat went en- No one wishes lo impose some great power dictatorship on tho rest of lhc world. But it is obvious lhat unless the great powers are united In aim and ready to assume ai-.d fill- nil loyally their obligations, no ma-chine for maintaining peace, how-* ever perfectly constructed, will irf practice work." ;.;>' Today's session was open (n the; press,- iiiiar.iicwsmon jartiined tno'. .conference halls, nut starting', lo^ morrow the delegates will meet In secret twice a day. five days a week Late Bulletins I.ONDON-ltadio Kraiirf. ul Al- Kfers says Hint Iroous of tlio IVciich Form of ilic !„(,,,.(,„. have .stalled oiirrailous In I'urts ami llmt |] lc mv u tt i is HI/cnKIn^ annmmrcil HOME — It I trench Invasion forces nilomt the western ami iiorllimi „,,.. linns of (lie key nnval base of louloii lasl ,,l K i,t „,„] Is In |.ro B rts.s American forces, to llic Imhiy. mirlh- - wesl, stntilirrt to wllhln nine miles of fllnrscllle, Friincc's ond largest elly. sources say thai Kulcjirla miiy hr<-ak ilfplomudc rclnllons wllh ficriiuny tomorrow and a|i|ii-ul piiMily to lirlliiiu nnd ti lc Unlltri slates for peace. Black Angel In Osceola Show National Champion Walking Horse To Vie For Honors Wednesday Thai many loveri- of fine horse- Mainland Double Blow Yesterday Night Bombor Crows Say Firos Still Raging From Daylight Raid By United Press The \Viu Department utiys Ainerl cini n-UO Kupcr-Forlressos achieved "fit i'" results ycslerilay In u, c |,. night nssjiiillon tlio Japanese hoinc- Inml, A Washington coiinnutil(|iic says tin; night bomber crews snw hnse fires raging in Iho Kyushu isj imn city ol Yuwnln from the daylight mill. The plloUs clulmed |l,t>y C oulil see Ihc JlnincJi 30 iiilniilcs before they iin-lvcrt over the Inri-ia H.-iK IS J«|i Planes 'Hie double blow struck ul Jn- pau were the fourth and (Hlh American nildK on Uic enemy mnlnlnnd The new coinnuinlfiuc reports that the daylight bomber.? uhol dmvn lf> fnpancac llghler planes. probiibly destroyed 13 nioro, nnd ditimigcd la. Four Jl-S!)s reported Strike At Paris From 3 Sides As Other U.S. Troops Widen New Bridgehead Across Seine Ily United I're ss The Allies Imvc won » complete ;ui<l decisive victory in noi-l iw-esleni Fnmt'c, acconling t« General SI. -Be nard L MonlKomovy, nnd the end of the war is no* in In a Hlimng onlor of Ihe day to thc combined British * County Livestock Awoclntlon, spoil- sors of the event, announced today According to horsemen of this sclclou, the Arkansas State Walking Horse Championship will lead the classes In Interest, .for till " tlpnnl - Wnlklriff Horse Celebration to he held Sept. C, 7, 8, nnd II Shelbyvlllc, Tenn., when tlic world's fcrence. She told the Hous mse loria that "for future ratification it Is only good judgment and Jnlr ylsy to invite the most direct icprcs.'iita- ulty Miss and teacher of remedial reading, The dead worman—Mrs Howard who holds n degree from Southeast Marshall, wife' of Lawrence Coun- MLssoun Stale Teachers College, '* Coroner Howard Mnshall—was Cape Girardeau, Mo.; Mrs. Hermon found shot to death in her home Carlton, English; and Mrs. Louise b V a visitor In the home—Ml&s Wadenpfuhl, who will teach music Denoski Nickellcna. in junior high school and also will be supervisor of music In the elementary schools. Mrs. Wadenpfuhl received her degree in music from Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge, La. Miss Sunshine Swift will serve as principal of Centra] Ward school, and again will teach the fifth grade. Miss Maxlne HalstcacI, who has boon a member of the Luxora school faculty for several years, will be teacher of the first grade; second and third grade teachers are yet to 'be named; Miss Mary Outlaw will teach fourth grade, and Mrs. Slanlcy Cheshier, who received her degree at Arkansas A. & M., Monticello, anc! later taught In the school at Monticello, will be sixth grade teacher. Lange school faculty again will' be headed by Mrs, E. E. Hardin as- principal and teacher of the fifth grade. The entire faculty of this school remains the same as last year with Miss Elizabeth Halsteai Pvt. Garrard Caudill Returns From Overseas Pvt. Garrard Caudill has arrived in the states after 17 months overseas, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. G. Caudill, were Informed yesterday. Although rcirarted uninjured, Private Caudiil is In a San Francisco hospital. Details were not Immediately known today. Pilvate C»iidll) enlisted In the Army in January, 1043, ami was sort to foreign duty 13 weeks after -„,.- - h , -• —- -™entering the service. He served in ^ ",,^ e of ""?"-»lrcrari Capt. J. A. Crook Gets Citation Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster Awarded For AcHon Over Rabaul Capt. James A. Crook's newest honor, the Bronze Oak Leaf CJus- ler, was awarded to the Blythevllle bombardier by Lieut. Gen. George o. Kcnncy, commander of the Allied Air Forces fn the Southwest Pacific. Tho citation accompanying Ihc award rend: For meritorious achievement while participating in an aerial night over nnbaiil, New Britain, on 1! October 1943. Captain Crook was bombardier of the lead plane In a night of four B-25s engdged in the first mass daylight strike ngainst this ''"° rtlned Japanese bw. DC- thc blue ribbon at another. The entries to date in the colorful cvenl has reached tho 110 mark. Pri2cs exceeding $2000 will be offered the winners In the 18 classes. Judging the walking horse championship will be Fred Walker of Franklin, Tenn. Tlio judge for the jailed and roadster classes will bo Herbert McLaln of Corslcana, Texas. Serving as ring master will be Melvin Waggoner of Osceola, mmouncer will be J. C. Slayton of Dyersburg, Tenn., and Sam A. Lcath of Paragould will be paddock master. Tlie South Mississippi County Livestock Association, which is sponsoring Die show for the sccout »ear, announced today thai work on their permanent sliow grounc will begin wllhln thc next 10 days her home with ii'er parents'. Dr"arid I P ?" ntl bombs on a merchant vcsse " I ' I)C grounds will be located south Mr«, .T w rrnViM.*<. ~» CM—'i- iV_ °' 5500 Ions. Subsnmipnf. ™™T>Ti!>ic_ of Osceola on Htphwav fil. Hawaii, New Guinea and Australia u,,,, While Private Caudtll has-been Combing overseas, his wife, the former Miss vTi 1 s '"" ,""" 5corea one direct Martha Robbins, has been mnklno,'" a " d , scvcr(> l "ear misses wllh 1001) llcr l%nnm n.liu I . ._ ~ - J POllnrt bOmbS HI! a *11nrr.\,nnt ..nrr A t warships and slior-2 3-25s made a smootn run and scored one direct _ ---. - by Blissful Fnnns of Isfnrlanna. This entry along with Merry Wilson, owned by Dr. J. w. Werner of Joneslwro highlight the entries In this class, with the winner of this event expected also lo cop the JS44 ivorli' s championship at the Shelbyvillc event. These horses will meet ifor the first' time In this show. Also adding interest to the competition in the galled class between the Klmbcl Stables of Capo Girardeau, Mo.,' mm the Magnolia Stables'of Memphis, whose entries have been vleing for first class Reds Tighten Grip On Warsaw Now Soviet Drive Threatens Ploesri Oil Fields »)- I/iilletl I'ress ' ' Thc Russians are siiuoei-.liig War- suiv tighter tu a powerful vise, nnd , , , - „„ "lo knockout blow ul Iho Polish 01111- lost due lo enemy action In tlic eo-1""' seems near, ordtnulcd day and night attacks. | Moscow observers predict tho ''"'"' ' ' ^J 8 w 1 " PUl up n desperalo last- ditch fight-but lliby • expect tin- Russians to roll through Wursuw noon. And thus open tho Vlstulu waterway to Danzig-mid eniihlo the Red army to uul otr East Prussia from Iho rest of Clernutny. Two Soviet armies are moving simultaneously on the city. Marshal Rokossovsky's forces are on thc offensive oast and um-lheiisl of llic suburb ol Praya. They Hiuislicd back at least 20 Ocrimm counter attacks' (inn took a number of hamlets on t'riiRa's outskirts/ Tho .Nazi's -lost 000. ti;oq;is a nd. »?.. l|>| ik nV *;,•'»- '•" Meanwhile, the,' First Ukrainian >m> Yno— shipping cdnlor north of Shanghai. 'Kucmy Ships Kuiik ' Ainorlciin submarines ulso li'avc been lilhylnK'iOnnjar j-plc h>: whlW llinB clown Japan's war slrcnRlh The Navy Department, imnimncus the (ihikhiB of 19 more enemy vessels. These Include one light cruiser, one escort vessel, one large tanker, three cargo transports nnd 1,1 curgo ships. Tho lasl. bii'i brings to 7UI! the ntnnlnr of Jnivmcsc vessels destroyed by United Jlntcs linclei-sca cruft, Tinning lo the land war In Olilna —ft Olinngklng c(.:.;!mniii|iio say* Chinese forces In the ^nlwecu river sector have sol/cil nln.nsl Ihe cnllio wall siiiroiiiidliiB the medieval fortress of Tcngehuni;. Other- American aciinl blow; In the Piiclfte have all but iieutrailz-d Halmahcra ..Island, probably ys n prelude to . invasion. Halninlicrt • is 250 miles south of tho Philippine, An Allied offlclnl spokesman snys the Japanese no longer use- ll-clr (ilrllelils on tlm island after Inces" ...... "ii •"• '"-'u *witi.x> tin iiuuin uii LIU: KSluiKI IiiLCr lllCOX honors n several shows that Sum- ' sanl aerial attacks. Ho adds Iho tticr, with one stable winning bt'cncniy is building barricades in cx- tlio IJUHMICSS in rccoid iinic." Cross Seine In Force Tlie Allied mmlcs In Franco are i inking .spectacular gains. | ny)l \t slcfio lo Pails from three sides-! breaching ih 0 solnc river line- iimt swinging in from Normandy ti flush off tho smvlvors of the touted Niul 7th Army. U«w far, has been lean bicaklhrough across the scnio |'i or. The Americans have crossed He .sticain In sliength on n broad ront. 'Jho OcrniniK sny thc Americans already aio ovoi 12 mile'; In- liind from tlio river. A steady sti-cam of men and minor is reported to ho pouring »,lo the American bridgeheads, And incoming to Berlin. General Patton'a armored columns nlso nrc limning out alone llio Seine on a 30 mile front reach! Ing. to within'18 miles of Fails', As Amcilcan Iroops spread 'out along tho banks of tho Seine, British troops lashed out from the Caen mca In a great wheeling movement ivhlch carried them to within 18 miles ,'of the 5 river's e.slimiy. f 1 ; > < N.ul Scienlh' Army ( D«»mcd<x t ," )»"H IC U "''- ^ r - nl ^M 1 ' ' n '°' AtHW ap Oloilsiufd tho Genvtim 'Savcnlh hopcleji. .Some len .-- "i, •••"',. * **o*» ufuiumiiu i lrt i r , „ t i 7 --*-L.I army of Marsluil Konev Is plunf.|ii(i , 5 f>nc y on<lclc<l l ° Allied troops^-" up llic west bank of lhc ' Vistula °- ny w Tllc '"""ber'of C!er- loward Warsaw's southern up- ! nlm I'r^oncrs mken in tlint trap* prnaches. They h live by-passed Hu-, '"• fnr llns b( f en boosted to 25,000. (loin. «>mc 5fi miles below Ihe city IM '''" or ' icr 9 f the day, General Konev'n troops lire expected to try Mtllll Komory said Ihe past ten days to cut Ihe Nazis escape routes west,' lmvc (lCC " " lc elimination of the of Warsaw—while Rokossovskv's am "«n urmy south ol Ire Seine forces attack thc capital frontal'ly I ns im effective fighting force, an At tho lower Up of thc eiislcrn lllnl "lerriric" destruction 'of Nn: front—tho German high command announces Hint tho Red army has opened tho long-expected Romanian offensive. Tho enemy says Iho new ussault-a double-pronged drlvc-ls presumably m i altcmpt to break through the Galatl gup to Bucharest and lire Ploestl oil fields. One thrust Is near Chlslimu in Ucssaragln-and the other is north landing. south of the Romanian town of Insl. Tlic Nazis declare Ihe assaults were mounted with strong support by Soviet Slormovlk pi: Mrs. J. w. Robbins at Steelc, Mo. Weother clourty this t . Pa . chel :. or .. I1rst 8rad . c ' M^ Betty ScaVtcrc'd" thundersliowersTuesday June Martin, second grade, Mrs. Tileen Clements, third grade. Miss rfarjorie Warren, fourth grade and Mrs. Lnis Asbcrry, sixth grade eachcr. Will Fill Vacancies Soon Mrs. E. F. Fry will serve again <s principal of Eudbury school and eacher of Ihe ftfth grade. Miss Wary Hublcr will return to the chool as teacher of the flrsl grade. tfrs. Ouincola Carpenter again will in north and west portions this afternoon and tonight. N. 0. Cotton open high low close pr. cl. Mar. . 2126 2135 2125 May July Oct. Dec. 2102 2114 2084 2084 . 2163. 2172 • 2144 2153 2101 2079 2160 2142 2124 2123 2103 3105 2074 2077 2160 2IG3 2142 2145 gain have a second grade class Irs. D. c. McLean will iach the fifth grade and Miss Mma Peters the sixth. Miss Rutli Oldham will return as jo a Blytheville gin was reported j third grade teacher and Miss this morning to the Courier News by Chester Caldwcll, of the Mahan- Caldwell gin. The cotton, grown on the Mahan- Christine Scymore as fourth grade instructor. Miss Iris Hughes, who ' ' at Arkansas' P_JJ .. . ' —•• • •'">« -.1*0 Ajugut'o, wiiu announcer! at a lafi%r ^^t« odiuwen gin, received her decrre at ArVar^ie '+V,A ^. i " |Q tci aaie, The cotton, grown on the Mahan- Stats Teachers College Conwy 'which^Zrt f ° r " lts h" of' e ' 1 the ar Dp S L Uth ° f Blythevlllc ' WlU te a thlrd B"»!e teacher at menl of ft" C0 ff wwon brought into D tho gln^urday ™ scT"^' Huffman"'" 8 la " ehl I85t ™* P" se . nt . existing^" brought intolhe *" wl11 n > 8lnned Darl >' 1 Yarl *°s«liooli!iculty will remain this week, Mr. Caldwell said, the tame ss last year, with Mfss Miss Alice Marie Ross, iirst nnd second and Mfe Kathryn Rowell, third and fourth. Miss Winnie Virgil Turner again w.ll serve as supervisor of the city's elementary schools. Harrison school faculty will be ECho ° 1 ' thc develop - Subsequent rcconnais sanco connrmed the destruction o this ship. As Ihe run was continued ft direct hit was also scored on lha ite.-n of n smaller vessel. The courage and devotion lo duty displayed by Captain Crook on Ihls occasion are worthy of commendation. Captain Crook, son of Mrs J. E Crock, returned to (he slates last month after 16 months overseas. He is also Ihe recipient of lhc Distinguished Plying cross and lhc Air Medal. New York Stocks AT&T 163 5-8 Amer Tobacco '.'.'.'.".".". 73 i-2 Anaconda Copper '.. 271-4 Chrysler Coca Cola Gen Electric 93 5-8 138 38 3-8 present existing vacancies are expected (o be filled In the Mr ' Nlcnolson — -•• -j*v, >u OOO'O Gen Motors 63 1-8 Montgomery Ward . so 5-3 N Y Central 19 7-8 Int Harvester 811-2 North Am Aviation ... 81-2 Republic Sled 19 5-8 Radio n Socony Vacuum 131-2 Studcbaker 19 Standard of N J 55 6-8 Tcxns Corp 48 7-8 Packard . « U 8 Slcel 69 1-3 of Osceola on Highway Cl. Two Fires Result In Small Damage Yesterday Firemen extinguished two fires Sunday afternoon when a house and a car received minor damages. Wallpaper In tho kitchen of Ihe Ralph Nichols home, 1209 West Hcarn. was slightly damaged when ignited by naming curtains. The curtains were Ignited by an electric slove. Damage was confined to Ihe curlnlns and wallpaper. Thc fire oc- 1 o'clock yesterday The second fire of the aflcrno>n occurred at 5 o'clock when a faulty wire In thc motor of Dick Roberta' car caused a small blaze. Thc car was p.irked near Hester's Fruit Stand on North Sixth street. eurrcd about afternoon. New York Cotton Mar. May July Oct. Dec. 2121 2132 2119 2115 2)22 2097 2108 2098 2098 2100 2069 2030 2063 2070 2071 2159 2139 2172 2151 2157 2138 2158 2161 2139 2142 Chicago Rye open high low close Sept. , 105V, 107% 105-S 107", ]05vi Dec. . 106% 108H 105:4 107ii 106!4 Send Negro To State Hospital For Observation Hlllandcr Amos. Negro man held In connection with lh c fatal beating of his three-year-old niece Aug 2 on the Ice Wilson no. 2 farm near Armorel, hns been committed lo th 0 State Hospital for Nervous Diseases by order of Judge Zal B. Harrison. Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Ora- luirn Rudbury filed murder charges against (hc man directly In Circuit Court. Juduc Harrison's order was a 30 day observation period. Amps ivn.s arrested after' n 12- year-old Negro girl lold officers she u'nlchcd from a nearby house as Ames beat thc baby, then throw the body on Ihc ground and slompctl on II.'I lie mother of Ihe child was away Irom home al the lime of the tragedy. Three Men Fined For Driving Wrong Auto Three Dell men plead guilty in Municipal Court, this morning to drlvine a car without the owner's consent in connection wllh Iho removal of an automobile, belonging !o Mrs. Essie Kssary of Dell, from Us parking place In front of Dr I n. Johnson's clinic on Main street Saturday afternoon. The men. ffno,i $10 (his niornln? were .1. I. Martin. Rupple Orii. BS find L'nrl.Graves. The car was recovered lalcr Sal- urday afternoon In a'dllch near Dell. Officers were told of seeing three men enter Ihe car and drive off, Tlio car, when recovered, was nol damaged. 5 People Held In Vires Murder 2 Gjrls and 3 Men Jailed On Charge Of Manslaughter . MO., Aug. 21 —Five persons, two girls and three men, were hold in Jail here today charged with manslaughter In connection with the fatal beating O f Deputy Sheriff VV. C. Vires of Peach Orchard, whose mutilated body was found early Friday morning on Highway 81. mcn and armor still Is going on hi (lie by-|)nssod Normandy pocket. \ "The victory," ho said, "hns bcen'\ definite, complete and decisive'' 1 The Allied triumph., h c piedlct- cd, marked the beginning of the ciul of German military domination In all Prance: 'Hie (tcstfuclion of the German Seventh Army imperils Oermaix control of the robot bomb coast from Calais. In addition 11 Iho cataslropiio they nrc fnclng'dn the battle-fields Ihc Germans also arc fighting a .spreading French patriot rebellion In the filrecU of Paris, So serious hns Hits outbreak become, lhat the Germans have threatened to destroy the old capital. • — i tnval and Allies'Flee Simultaneously, a dispatch from Aldo Forte of the United Press who !s In Hint, portion of southern France controlled by the French forces of'the Interior, reports that Pierre Lnval and his crumbling Quisling government has fled from Vichy ti; 1 die Gorman border. According 1,1 the united Press reporter, ;Laval- and his party are tinvelliif; under • a heavy German S-S gunrrt Jn powerful, comou- flagcrt automobiles. ' • It's revealed that American fom-- cnglncd bombers have been transporting thousands of Ions ef arms, ammunition and other supplies io ,.,. t - -•- «»"i» VJ^«ILI ouui/jit;a m Ihosc IjclriB hel;l wore Mildred Ibe French forces of the interior House, 23. and Sally Conovcr H of This belated disclosure explains Kennett HA. Young, -10, nnd Paul why masses of heavy bombers fre- Brach, 3.1, of Hornersvllle. and Jim- miently were reported flying lo- my aoodwin, 30, of Kennett. ward tho continent and vet were Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK- YABDS-iWFA)- Livestock: HOKS 1,500; salable ft.OOO; top 1470- ISO- 240 His. 1170,- 120-140 IbS. 1325-'l42V sows 13.95. ' . Cattle »,IOO; salable 7,000; calves 2.SOO all salable. Slaughter stecvs 9.SO-17.50; slaughter heifers 8-17- stocker anrt feeder steers 7.60-13. ' At thc request ot a coroner's ju.^. called Saturday morning by Coroner J. V. Moore of Hayll. the five persons were placed under nrrcst. Their preliminary hearing will bu heir! Wednesday. Thc Jury decided that DepuTy Sheriff Vires was-probably beaten to death nnd then thrown from Ihe IV. Coroner Mnore said lhal eight persons, including a soldier and another girl, who wore unknown |.hl« morning, had been wllh Dcp>ity Sheriff Vires Ihe night teforc his Ixxly was found. Questioning of the suvpccts revealed thai ill feeling oe- Uuen the law ofllccr and the other numbers of the ptufv had devil- open and lhat .wornl f:"hts had ••*- cuircd on Higlivny B4 as thc group wore en routfl fiom Huytt to Por- lafnvlllc In Der>'jiy Si c rift Vires' cai. A watch a.) i coupons o«.: to Hie vlsMm vcre found on ot.r. of the men h\ tho group by In- \frtigallng ot:i--!,7, Ctroner Moore reported. Chicago Wheat open high low close prcl. Sept. . 154'A 154.IJ4 15414 154% 154% . Dec. . 154?i 154->i 154-Ji I53S Toulon, not revealed as having taken part in bomb.lng operations. Bailicshlps Blast Toulon • Tn southern France, American and French invasion troops are fighting hard for two of France's main cities, Toulon and Marseille. The Allied troops have jabbed to within two tnlias of Toulon under cover of tlie heavies air and sen bombardment sinco D-Day. Aucl now-they have spread their assault arc around the great naval base so that it imbraces three-quarters oi the city. Two Allied battle ships nnd six cruisers bombarded Toulon yesterday. The (ask force drew some fire from German shore batteries. German E-boats also tried to attacic the Allied warships, but were driven off after one enemy vessel had been sunk and a second set fire and grounded. At the same time other American forces have crushed into tho outskirts of Aix, a key communications hub only 15 miles north of'Mar- seille. However,, the Germans are reported to be putting • up their strongest resistance yet In southern France At this town. The fait of which would doom Marseille and

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