The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 25, 1944 · Page 1
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Sore Waste Paperf It /, ro/uaWc la W «*ch | M , pope, for CoHcct/on THE DOMINANT LE COURIER NEWS SPAPBt (» MQIWMA8T ARKAN8AB AJin sonTH.A^r ^, DD ,,™. ^ * '*-* * T *-' BLYTHEV1LLE. AUKANSAS._PU1DAY. AUGUST 25, INGLE COPIES FIVE CEJJTS . TODAY'S WAB ANALTBIK Nazi War Lords May Escape Punishment By ED KOHHY United Press Staff Writer As Germany's final defeat becomes more certain, the question of the flnnl disposal of Hitler ami company becomes more pertinent. Is there any possibility that Hitler, Hlmmler, Goering and the' other Nazi war leaders will escape justice? Neutrals May Balk The Allied leaders say no. In the Moscow declaration, they pledged the pursuit of the men res]»nsib!e for the war to what they termed the "outermost ends of the earth." But does that include the neutral countries. Several of them balked at tills implicit warning against providing a haven for the outstanding war criminals. They contended tliat such warnings not only in-fringed upon their own sovereignty but upon asylum." the historic "right of '\fJ In pagan times, temples and altars - r were considered inviolable. In the early days of Christianity nnd down lhroug|i the Middle Ages, churches nncl church property were sanctuaries In which even the worst criminals could find safety. In modern times, this has been true mostly for political fugitives. France, the United States, Mexico and olher nations have given shelter without question to followers of all ideological and political standards. Kaiser Wilhelm found a home at Doom, Holland, in accordance with the right of asylum. Mexico allowed Leon Tratzky to >vrite his memoirs under the right of asylum. No Law lo Cover ,< \.However, there is a growing feel.1: Ing in the''Allied world that those responsible for this most destructive of 'all wars are beyond the^'pale of even the historic right'of asylum. Here is what Viscount - Simon, chairman of the United Nations Commission-for the Investigation of War Crimes, lia« to ray on the su" "There is no "such thing in'inter- national law," Simon says, '"as the right of asylum attaching'to' an individual. It Is-part undoubtedly of the sovereignty of any state to admit .Ajtfiiuch foreigners but the state, Is-at •Sir' perfect liberty to eject them again." V . The Archbishop of York adds a strong postscript to this. Says he: "We.wnnt to;get at the men who have corrupted and perverted the youth and manhood of Germany and are responsible for this terrible war. If Hiller manager to escape'it would! be a monstrous outrage against justice." ... In recent weeks two of the neutral nations of the world have taken stciis to prevent Hitler and his Nazi hierarchy from finding refuge within their borders. Switzerland Sets Precedent ' Iii a new set of rules, Switzerland makes it clear that the traditional haven it lias' provided won't be there for the present set of world malefactors. In these new instructions, Swit- ON GERMANY Freneh, Yank Forces Free Paris French And American Troops Pouring Into Battle Ot Paris; Nazi Army In North Flees NEW YOHK-A liADIO PAIUS BROADCAST (I'lOKKI) Ul' BY CBS) SAYS HERMAN COMMANIJKIt IN I'AUIS SUK RENDERED TO THE ALLIES THIS AWKKNOON. By United 1'ress still is going on in Paris That's the latest news from iho French capital as it mcs.iii a direct broadcast over wiilio. Paris by James Me- mcv of the llnilni Piwtu conies Glincy of the United Press. Here is as much of tho broadcast by the America respondent that could be recorded in New York It bagmv "This is James; McGlizicy calling 'the United Press in Now Vni-U a.,,1 1 «,^A,, b uiuim nil cot- Press in New York and London. "As Thousands Cheer' "As I write these words, I can! zerland sets forth worded statement, this strongly "The authorities are empowered tp forbid n special category of refugees all access to Swiss soil; name- Jy foreigners who, because of > re- provable deeds appear to have made themselves unworthy of being given as asylum; or else, by (heir own activities have impaired or endangered Swiss Interest." This pointed action plus Turkey's recent severance of diplomatic relations with Germany eliminate two of tlic most likely shelters for Hitler and his hirelings. But unfortunately tticre arc other possible sanctuaries. ' Olher noois Still Open Tlic obvious ones are Argentina nnd Franco Spain. Then there are Sweden nnd the Vatican. Of course neither of these two neutrals cnjoj the prospect of harboring Hitler and his accomplices, but neither lias barred Its gates to them. And lie same holds true to other nations. Just imagine for a moment, what would happen If Hitler and his accomplices nmdc good their escape It's no secret that the Nazis have promised a third war if they lose this one. They have well-laid plans for an underground movement bulll around the fanatic nucleus of Germany's "lost generation"—the ten million or more young men and women who have been Impregnated with the Ideologies of Hitler, Alfred Rosenberg and Prussian militarism. jkJ To forestall such a movement, to prevent Hitler from leading it, the Allied world would of course need R strong military force. But they would also have to maintain a close walch on all International communications, all commercial correspondence. That may be the answer, but qualified observers believe that the Allied governments soon will Issue a Mern warning to the neutrals that the right of asylum to Hitler and company wll] not be tolerated. sllil hear the fighting nearby. j sn , 5 , s '' )e Americans arc only 15 "As I came into town, thousands ot people lined the streets—old veterans of .the last, war, the .young boys of the French Forces of Ihe Interior—everybody dancing up nnd down. "They cried and sang the Marseillaise and cried and sang some [miles from Lyon, the big Indiislriiil center of the Rhone valley And coincident w uii this report, the fighting French announce in a special communique that their forces have entered the city. more. "They shouted "Thank You! Thank you! "They all hung flags from houses the windows they could New York Cotton Mar. . 2108 2123 May . 2083 2098 •luly . 3052 2068 Oct. . 2151 2165 Dec. . 2129 2144 2103 2121 2103 2083 2098 2079 2052 2066 2049 2151 2165 2148 2129 2H4 2126 .find—British, American and their own French flag. "They climbed all over our Jeeps. They dismounted from their bikes and kissed us. Lord how they kissed us!" McGlincy says. "1 didn't think it was possible to be kissed by so many people so many, times in such a little while.". "And so, the excitement goes on in the streets of Paris." . A part of th broadcast .was not clear because of atmosphere conditions, but the United Press .reporter indicates -that he may hnve written the dispatch In-the'Part's police station. It was the second or third timer during the afternoon J.hat,,.KlcClin.Qy, broadcast,.>but -the first'.time "It: could be"^recorded.• . Sayj Paris Now Free -•'. Even as McGliney was giving his thrilling account-over the Paris ra^ ciio,' American troops were ,i:aiirinj Into the capital lo Join the French regulars and the outmatched Parisians in house battle against trie.stubborn German garrison; : '''.''• According to one report from in', side the city, the Americans stormed through .the -southern gate lo Paris at -10:40 this .morning.' Am} soon .afterward, trie Americans were racing down the nialn : avenues of Europes qtieen city. But well-informed, sources nt Supreme Allied Headquarters Indicate the complete liberation oi the city now is but a mailer of hours. One reporter at headquarters (Merrill Mueller of NBC) says flatly that the liberation already is n fact: Thr. only discouraging note sounded is that Paris Is suffering the ravages of war. According to eyewitness accounts, the Germans have put, the torch to houses and public buildings before retreating, and a pail of smoke blankets the center of the capital. Nails In Full Flight With their R rasp on Paris "melt- Ing fast, with their death pocket on the south bank of the Stene all but liquidated, the German armies in northern France are reported to be in full flight toward the Rhlnelahd. The Germans appear lo be pull- Ing out ot all northern France, giving up Iheir Seine river line and even their robot bomb bases along the Channel coast as they fall rj,->k for a last-ditch fl^ht on the borders of their homeland. Tlie German Seventh Army now is said to have only 90,000 of Its original 450.000 troops left. The 15th Armu which guarded the French coast from the Calais area up to Dieppe nnd which was stripped of most of Its armor In an effort to hnve tlic 7lh, also Is reported to be withdrawing. Yesterday Allied planes smashed a German attempt lo make n Dim- kirk evacuation from Le Havre. Today Allied planes arc pulverizing the Germans as. : t!iey flee toward the Marnc and Rhine rivers. Le Havre itself at the mouth of the Seine is within sight "of one Allied Army and three others arc conversing on it fast. According to an official announcement, Canadia troops drivig down tho Channel coast have ranlured Honfleiir on the southern bank of . the Seine and less than five miles across the Esluary from Lc Havre. Spokesmen' at Headquarters say the survivors of the {fazl armies In Normandy liave been penned into nn area barely 15 miles dee panrl 20 miles long. So. France Battle Near End The battle In southern France lso Is raclni; toward. Its climax. All German resistance at the famed rlvera port of Cannes has ended. At, tlip. same time French forces uve tightened Iheir clamp on Tou- in, taking i.hc land arsenal inside be city. Tlie Germans still "cllne stubbornly to the naval arsenal ii'l two peninsulas. ; But the highlight of the news roni southern France centers oh he American column slashing deep into central Prance, One report Predict New Sea Blows At Japan Nip Radio Tells Of New Allied Landing j On Pacific Island By United Press .New Allied sea blows appear In the offing for Japanese forces in Burma, Malaya and the East Indies: Admiral; Momitbattcn Is buck in his Southeast Asia headquarters at Kandy,,Ceylon; ,with Admiral Fraser, new commander or the eastern fleet. . ... . -i The two leaders have.bcen In London .holding .important conferences on future flgalnst JapaTrthd her stolen empire. " ' The arrival of Admiral Frascr j;i Southeast Asia Is seen 'as an indication tlmt new naval offensives in the eastern area are not far off. .Two new attacks In the theater are reported by the Japanese today Radio Tokyo says an Allied carrier- based force of 2B planes was one of two units it claims has attacked the western coast of Sumatra. The enemy is vague about Identifying the area attacked. But it's Indicated that the Queens Bay sector some 325 miles northeast of the recent Superfortress target af Pnleiii- bans, was hit. The enemy acknowledges "some damage." There is no confirmation of the latest reported action. Another unconfirmed Tokyo radio report tells of a new Allied landing on an island above Dutch New Guinea. The enemy says Allied forces tried to invade Mapia Island, 125 miles north of Manokwar! on the western shore of Ocelvink Bay 'Hie enemy claims our invaders were thrown back with heavy losses. • Again, there is no Allied word of such an operation. But, such a move if successful, would complete the bottling up of sea routes to the big Japanese Manokwari base. General MacArthur already has flanked the stronghold on both sides. His leapfrog Jump from the GeeMnk Bay Islands of Biak and Nocmfoor lo the weslern end of New Guinea bypassed Manokwari several weeks ago. Wm. R. Swafford, Manila, Killed In Mediterranean As the Allies gain In their march toward victory, the number of Mississippi County men to lose their lives In the conflict mount. Today the War Department announced the death of Pfc. William R. Swafford of Manila, who was Killed in action in the Mediterranean area. Tlic Manila man is the son of Mrs Rhoda SwafTord, also of Manila, his name was among 20 Arkansas soldiers reported as having lost their lives recently in action in three battle areas. Chicago Wheat . open high low close Sept. .155% 155% 155 -155% 155« Dec. . Where'La Marseillaise' Rings Out Once More DEPARTMENTS 1. Indro 2. Haut«.Vf«nn« 3. Dordogn* 4. Corrci* 5. Contal 6. Lor-ct-Gou 7. Lor 8. Avtyron 9. Tarn-ct-C H. Gun 12, 13. Haute-Garonne H. Haute Loira •Nancy "'"S Romanian Troops Attack Nazi Forces At Ploesti Oil Fields; Germans Abandon Bulgaria »y Unllei! 1'ress Iloi'imnia ln'is clbdnral war tin Germany Uadio Cairo my* llijs new Uomnulim government nuule tlio foniifiHIeeliir.'ition today, inestimably in compliance with lUiKSin's peace lei'iils. !n kecpiiifc 'with IconmmVs new Allied .stains, . V Qer ' \vero I'cpufieil all licking Hiteharesl, liite t'od.iy. ' " Kim ike Another Militarists Think War's End Near Says War Against Nips Will Not End Until Late 1945 «y Til this . country, A sliitcniont ommittee lirobtunis. Parts French n,,ce, of the ' "<•''<•« loices 01 the Climaxing thclr-ylitetorlc underground baUle against tyrnnny with cunt.™ ,, f * n T t * V ^ySffi#*"F^«' T ™^ •"'<"">^> the map above a,e the ,4 de•>•*•• .I'uiimenis oincially>(*nnounpcfl/us uiirt' 1 ]' KJ-PP '^rniir/,'*.- 'rvoct. !,F i -. 'i i , .7. •: ' •> r '"c<Vh .wo 1 * ,".f-Lonji|]ic.,,lH)iuiGr, Need FprTih.Greai— Put Cans Out', Tomorrow Tomorrow is the day for the monthly tin can collecUo'nf Bly- thevllle housewives Wcrili rctnlnd- «1 toriay by H. A. Nelson, tiii ran salvage committee chairman, i, The badly needed cans'should be.placed in front of the homes so that they may be picked up by the city trucks. (-|-; . The need for the tin'Is greater than ever, with the Allies staging a four front drive In Europe, and the battle more intensiv thnn ever before, it was pointed out. Housewives are urged not to fall the Allied forces in their hitler fight by neglecting to do their part in helping the government obtain the needed tin. Large Group Of Workers Attend Pre-F/ection Roily On the eve of the election to decide If the employees of the Hlce- Stlx factory will become atffltilert with a union, about 135 workers attended a rally last night at the court house. Today the workers voted whc'.hcr to Join the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, a branch of the CIO, and become the only large scale union organization in Mississippi County. Apprlximately 310 workers arc eligible for membership in the un- 1 Ion. The results of the voting, wlilch began nt 11 o'clock this morning, could not Ire determined at ivxm today. New York Stocks A T 163 7-8 Amer Tobacco 721-2 Anaconda Copper ..!'.""' 263-4 Beth steel 6] i- ; Chrysler 92 3-4 Coca Cola 137 7-8 Gen Electric ".'' 331-4 Gen Motors Cl 1-2 Montgomery Ward ...'.'.'.'. 50 lilt Harvester 801-2 Standard of N J ... '" 54 1-4 Texas Corp \\\\ 473.4 -tec^jMVijMK _iMKM53% 154-1 Repubi'ifsieei ".'.'.'.'.'.:'.'.'.:: « l-l Churchill Confers With Pope Pius Pope Recognizes Justice Of Punishing War Criminals. ROME, Aug. 25 (U.p.)—British Prime Minister Churchill is disclosed to Imvc talked,for 4S minutes with Pope Pius at the Vallcnn OJi Wednesday. Informed quarters say Ihe Pope told Churchill the Church recognizes the Justice of punishing war criminals. However, the Pope Is said to have asked that the people of Italy escape punishment, that they be made full allies with the other United Nations. Vatican sources say the Pope expressed keen concern over forthcoming peace terms and thai he urged Churchill to remember lhat nationalities do iwt die. It Is announced at Ihe Vatican tlint Ihe Pope will mnkc n world wide radio broadcast on Sept. 1, Ihe sixth anniversary of the outbreak of the-European wnr. While In Rome, Churchill held i press conference at Ihe British Embassy. He nlso talked with llnllnn Premier Conotnl, former Premier Badogllo, Prince Humbert nntl members of the Italian Cabinet. Cruiser "Little Rock" To Be Christened Sunday LITTLE EOCK, Aug. 25 (UP) — The 10,000 ton light cruiser Little Rock Is to be christened nt Philadelphia Sunday. And Mr.s. Sam WiLssell of Litllc nock—who Is lo do the christening—has already left for the ceremonies. ' As a symbol of Little Rock—the city of roses—the Young Business Men's Association will send a bouquet of American Beauty roses to Mrs. Wasscll. Congressman Brooks Hays of Little Rock will speak at the ceremony. Entries For Cotton Picking Contest Pouring In With Ihe National Colon Picking Contest slightly more than a month away, a number of merchants and business men have filed their intentions with the Junior Chamber of Commerce of sponsoring entries in the world wide championship contest, an outsaiidlng feature of the Mississippi County Fair scheduled for the week of Sept. 25. Eixmsorlng four entries in the contest will be Eddie Rcgcnold Delta Implements, Blythevllle Cotton oil Mill, and Federal Com- The Blythevllle Compress will ••ponsor four entries, and the Huddleston Wholesale Grocery Co, and Klrby Drug Co., will sponsor three putties. Two candidates for the championship win be entered by the Crafton Grocery Co.. Coca Cola Bottling Co., Rustic Imi, and the Farmers Bank and Trust Co. The following will sponor one entry In the event, which is expected to atract nation wide attention as It his in previous years: R. C. Fnrr, L. I. Rice Coal CO:, Old Hickory Inn, Henry's Market, Red Ball Barber Shop, Model Studio, .Virgil. Wolf, Goff Hotel, Phillips Motor Co., Clair Miller, Holt Funeral Home, Floyd White, Ley Eich Chevrolet Co., Mead's Clothing Co., Miss WnltseU's Shop, Gcodycar Service Store, Borum's Drug Co., Western Auto Associate Store, Nlckle Stand, Gift. Shop, Defoe Furniture and the Blytheville Paint Co. Simon's Grocery, Gnines Groceiy, B. a. Wesl, Zellner's Slipper Shop, Herrick's Jewelry Store, Hnrdnway Appliance, New York store, J. C Penney'co,, Jledcls; Dry Goods Store, Joe Isaacs Store, ' Woods Drog Co., E. B. Chitwood, Hobbnrri Hardware Co,, L. H. Welch, Pastime Billiard Room, Guard's Jewelry Store, Palace Cafe, Tom W. Jackion, nlytheylltc Machine Shop, Blythevllle Laundry, Halter's Shoe Shop, and Saliba's Meat Market. Convicts Take Possession Of Florida Jail JACKSONVILLE, . Fla., ] Aug. '25 (UP)—An abortive attcnjpt by prisoners to conlrol (he Duval County Jail In Jacksonville ended aflcr six hours today, when overwhelming civil and military police forces forced Mie surrender of 100 Inmates after heavy exchanges of shots. The surrender of the prisoners was announced by Sheriff rtcx Sweat. County authorities returned to tlic jail building nnd Sil |,i u, n i everything was normal. At least one prisoner was wounded during the fray. Women and Juvenile Inmiilcs of tlic jail, located iicross the street from the city police station seven blocks from downtown Jacksonville werr released about an hour before Ihe ccssallou of hostilities, and shortly afterward a heavy exchange of [ire broke out. It was riot necessary for nulliorllle» to tiso tear gas. Facls of Ihe siege are confused One report Is that .three men, one of them in Navy uniform, drove lip to the !ji(/!rlinr In a highway palrol car, took the phtrolman driver Into the Jail, and barricaded the doors. Another Is that an'mi- known number of men forced their way Into Hie Jail at pistol point. The sheriffs office spokesman says thnl /in ulnrin ivns sent, to the police station, across tho street shortly alter 7 a. in. (EWT) and Mint two policemen were sent lo the Jail. They were admitted. And shortly afterward several shots were . llnil the Army tentatively believes tlmt Ihe wan In Europe will end In October highlighted a flocxl ot ac- ilvlty In Wiiililnglon lodny dealing with current rind post-war problems. The .statement Hat the Armycx- pccl.s Clcnimiiy'K detent within , tho next eight weeks came from Chairman ClirioivWootlrum of tho House on )'ost-\vnr military j New IVI'II Assistant Woodrum's cominltee ulso' heard Dear Admlriil Jnincs Irish ,say tlic Navy expects thtr \vnr against Jn- 1>nn lo last nl least until the • end )f 1045. Irish w»s explaining' Unit because ot the wnr agnlusl oci'- iiiiiiiy, the war In the Pacific Is being delayed by .shortages. Ho sahl Ihe ( Navy needed more troops rnmpcirls, refrigeration fillips, rockets, Inigc cnllbrc ammunition, lintl-ulrcrafl guns and Indeed products from" prncllcully every segment of Amor lean Industry In order to speed up Ihe y>'nr ngiilnst Japtin. noimid 'Noisdn, chalrnmn of thu W.av, Prodiicllnn Hoard,' left •Wash- lligton todiiy liV~ his' '.special' mission to Ch'ina for the/President. At Ills news conference, Mv.- Roosevelt .iald he didn't 1 .. know, -whether. Nelson wHild return to his post of production chief. The 1 'President .termed llmt nil -"Iffy" question and : too fur' In Ihe future. .' .; ... Meanwhile, Lleul.-Commnnder J. A. Kriig took over control of. the WPB following the resignation' of Executive Vlcc-Presldcnt Charles B. Wilson. Krug was n WPB vlce- ctmlrnmn before goiiig In the Nnvy. Mr. Roosevelt:' also snid sit his news confcVence 1 that he hurt been In touch recently with .Wendell Wlllkle. Reporters immediately asked whether the President, had lu- vltcd Willklc to discuss post-\var Kccurlly matters, ' but Mr. tloose- vcnt wouldn't answer any more questions, Lnter In New York Willklc said the President had nsk- ed him to a conference. Willklc snlrl he would prefer seeing the 1 President nflcr - the November election. Wouhl Curliill Iturcun's 1'ower A' special ; conijrcssloniil Investigating committee,. lietulcd by Representative .Howard Smith of Vlr- Rlnla,: hns (lemntiitcd protection from the growing power of Government bureaus. Tlic committee brought In ft report today demand- Ing that Congress ennct legislation making, the acU of nil federal bureaus subject to court review. The rcporf Is believed alined prln clpnlly at he OPA. The self-styled presidential con- dldatc of the America First Party, Ocrnld I,. K. Smith, tried to got into the post-war security conference at Dumbarton Oaks today, lo protest agnlnst the secrecy of the deliberations. But tb'e soldiers on guard were unimpressed. Smith had to be content with giving copies of his protest letter lo newsmen at the out- ter gates, Satellite beUcen Romanians and' Oermniis picccdcd the declaration of v,m A Stockholm icport .said Jlimiiiiilnn tioops Imd attack(;tl German s S foice-i guarding the Plwstl oil wells And Die Ruwlnns mid Homiuilans had tinned against the Oei mans in northern Romania, Uirllci, the Gcrmnns tald they wcie pulling up slakes in Romania because of that country's capituU- llon to Uusslii. A nerlln broadcast fiild Nn/1 liwps, nlrendy Imrt be- 8«H to vlllulraw And Cairo beard the Nnzls were nbanUoniug nnolher former Balkaii sntelllte, Bulgnrlu, for fear of en-" llulgniln was understood to hn\e iiskccl for nil armistice from the United Slates and Britain, and lei ms »eie under consideration «IT Washington and Lont'w She was-' n't nt, war. with Itu.ssln, Simultaneously, two olher B,al- " kan countries, Huugnry pud Slovakia, also aic reported In turmoil. New Heal n Hungary A ocrninii rorolgn Oftlce statement .snjs Ihe Hungarian government h being icihufflcd There weic Indications the i>ro-Nazl government wns overthrown 'Hie Un- dcigrouiul Hiingnilan rudb has urged n mllUnry icvolt against the Cieitimtis nnd Internment 6f nil Na?l occupation forces . Anknra honid Unit ;the Sloraklan; puppet government , harl : ordered nmillnl law throughout tlio cotin- trv ntlcr failing to mobilise \\oric- crs lo bull_d loillflcaUons ngalnst,' the riusstan advar.o? While plUlcnl developments split Hitler's Hnlknn fortress wide open, , Ihe lied Auny rolled across Ro- s nuuila at'Tlgmfilng^'spced towards^~ the PlocTtl oil wells" , The London tudlo snys tlic Rus,Inns hnve reached Galnti Ga'p,- I'litcwny, lo the prl«s refiners, in 38-mljc advance since las.t nlghf. Hold Services For Mrs, Belle Wilson At Kennett Funeral services . for Mrs. , Belle Campbell Wilson of Kennctl, Mo., mother of J. Fletcher Wilson of Blylbevlllc, were held yesterday.jif- Icrnoon at Oak-Grove Cemetery near Kcunelt. Mrs. Wilson, 66, died Tuesday nf- ternoon nl a hospital In Kennett. She was, the wife'of George W. Wilson She leaves three other sons, .the Rev. Wllllnm H. Wilson of nrag- r-adoclo, Doss D Miller, v F^nton, Mich., iin,| George W. Wilson,'of Kruiiett; hvo daughter.*, Mrs.- Audrey Dyi:- and Mrs. Myrtle Cook of St. Louis, Mo. Two Mcmphians Leap From,Harahan Bridge MEMPHJS, Tcnn., Aug. 25 <UP) — Tv?o Memphlsils leaped 'simultaneously "'t'6 Dleir death yeslerday from the 1 Hnrahan Bridge which crosses tlic Mississippi going to Arkansas."™ The Heaths of T, , - ,,-...,„ " "Jvo 1% (;i vj heard flrc ( | In the building. It was- not known who fired them or whether there were any disunities Some live hours after the forced entrance was made, no one had left the Jail and no word was known of the fate of the Jail staff, or ot the prisoners. II Ls pre-iumed that (be prisoners hnve been freed from the three tires of cells. The Jail population is around 130 And none of tlic prisoners, aro believed important enotiizh'for V major dcllicry attempt, They rcportcd- l v havc'food enough lo hold>it for ..,„ „.„„„„. ., several days If they are not forced and Lester Davfs bring the total out earlier. =' , |f P r the past month lo five who The prisoners had BCCCSS to re- have committed iiiicidc from the pealing rill\s. sawcd-off .shotguns "" tear gas nnd perhaps to'subma- chine guns In the jail arsenal The entire block around the building ts surrounded by civil and military police and sheriffs deputies. But they arc staying out of gunshot range of the jail windows An attempt to reach the Jail by :clcplione has brought the answer that the line Is out of order, presumably the prisoners'have cut the wires to prevent communication with the outside. Weather ARKANSAS—PCTtly c'loijdy Itlils Afternoon, tonight and Saturday. Scattered thimdersliowcrs west and this nftcrnoon' q'nd Si-f not span. Survivors of Arthur Willis nnvls Include his widow, of Marked Tree, Ark.; his mother, two sisters and o brother of Memphis. Willis leaves his widow, two children, three brothers and three sls- lers. Livestock ST. LOUIS, Aug. 25 (UP)—rfog reccipls 6,300 head, with 4,500 heast salable. Top price $14.70. 1SO-240 pounds $14.70. 120-140 pounds «3.25-14.25; sows $13.95, Cnttlc receipts 3,200 head with 1,600 salable. Calves. 900 head. Cows .00-11.00; canneis nnd cutters $550- 7J?d; slaughter steers "950-17.50; slaughter heifers 8.00-17.00 stacker Sept. . : nncl feeder steers 1.EO-13.00. Dec. .-10614 Miss Arkansas To Vie With Nation's Beauties BHINKLEY, Ark., Aug. 25 UlPr— Eighteen-year-old Mlnneoia ' Gralam—Miss Arfeanssa-'of !E!f-w!!! leave Memphis Sept. l-to represent Arkansas in the • Miss America pagent Sept. 4 to 10. Miss Graham will first go to Washington where she will be the Riicst of Congressman Wilbur D. Mills. From Washington Miss Graham will then go to Annapolis, Md.. for a rjnnce. At Annapolis she will be the guest of Midshipman Albert Holly Rusher of Brlukley. Miss Grahaiii was chosen Mfss Arkansas nt Ihe Eastern Arkansas Young Men's Club Beauty Contest nt Forrest Cit v Aug. 17. She will be accompanied by Mrs. Thomas Allen of Brinklcy. Hold Negro To Circuit Court In Burglary Cose..; Rogers Palmer, 29-year-old Negro, was bound over to. Circuit Court in a preliminary hearing held this morning In Municipal Court on a charge of burglary to connection witli the entry of a Negro house Saturday night when several, items were stolen. , Another Negro, 'Mack Smith, 30, was nn«d $15 nnd sentenced to 30 days on the county farm this morn- Ing for the alleged theft last Sunday of a bicycle belonging lo L. D. Boyd, who lives north of Blythevllle. The bicycle, which was stolen from the Boyd home, was recovered early ihls week. , N. 0. Cotton May- July Oct. 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