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Save Waste Paper/ It fa ra/uaW, lo «f»,War fJM Watch this ^^ for Co , /ce , /on Dfl , M , VOL. XLI—NO. 146 Blythevlllo Daily News niythevlllo Courie LE COURIER NEWS SPAPER. OF K(WTWEA8TAnKANfiA8ANnRnri'nii.Ma.,. „„„„„.,' . ^ ' •*"• f f *•* 'I (•' Blythevlllc Herald Mississippi Valley Lender THE DOMINANT HEWBPAP^Jg^TOgMT AHKANSA8 AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI RMTHEVILLR. '.ARKANSAS. THUttSlMV. SKl'TIMUHOll 7, 104-1 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS i^ • • • ^M ^^ ~ ~~ —- •- • .' oiling uurma VIVE UENTS ALUELfORCES STRIKE IN YUGOSLAVIA ; Germany s Rhineland Hone—the Sfcnfri^ i j™, —^ . ''•"' '' ' ' * * • • • . . • "Hope—the Siegfried Line ™, S s akv pretty shaky ^I! 1 "?! WCl ' C slI P cr - cm »~d™t that the Siegfried Line would stop any army ftvadng Gcr- akv 'SL^W" 1 ! i° "' ', hC famed , Alla » li(; Wail before them, that canude nee muS I e aky now. Photo above shows typical anil-tank barriers, stretching for miles through the Rhmelnnd counlry-a. key part of Siegfried Line defenses. List Of Sponsors For Annual Cotton Picking Contest Grows As Final Plans Are Completed <fo, ^% Uoi ^ 1 , Co f t °n Pickfog Contest to be staged here feept. 27 in which lhc world's cotton picking champion' will be awarded §1000, daily, is'creating more'intorest throughout, cotton picking states as entries continue: to arrive at heafiqu^i'ters and local people agree to 'sljonsof selected pickers^yho will vie for-prizes- totaling ^00-; -- -'^ ••^Hjp'A-. r '-i-' • ~ T ~' : *' * n ad<jitl °"'to'spo'nsors''already ^DlLil^ . h - -' J _'• • ••• • £2™S d 'J* Blytheviile • Junior InRiver •: Weil-Known Pottery ' Manufacturer Steps .Into Deep Hole. - BENTON, Ark,, Sept. 7. (Uj>>— Tlie originator of Niloak pottery, C. A. Hyten of Bcnton, was drowned yesterday evening while wading in the Saline river with !two small children. . '••-••. ;Hytcn, the Rev. J. N. Russell, and the two children had gone to a church ground to prepare for a picnic.-. Tlic two children asked Hytcn to go'wading with them, while the Rev. Mr. Russell remained at the camp and they went lo tho river. ,.One -of the children had been wading but had returned to the bank when he saw Hyten and the other child step off into a deep hole. The child-grabbed a partly submerged tree and clung to it, but Hytcn never reappeared above water. The child on shore ran to the camp and notified Russell who summoned help. Hytens body was recovered about ,<aVi hour later in 10 feet of water. He •is said to have been an excellent swimmer. And 11 was surmised that was seized with cramps or that he had a heart attack. Hytens and Ills brotl Chamber of commerce, -event,,.-have' secured numerous'.other sronsors.i •''.-'.. i'.' •-With", firms ' and 'individuals': from the. surrounding section, .as well as in Blytheviile, .cooperating by extending financial' support, the n. P. Hughes Gin Company • and C. C. Langston each-will sponsor five entrant.';.. Three, entrant!- .eacli '.will be sponsored. . by W. -R. Campheil Langston-Wrbtfn ; Motor" Company Steven., Gin at; Dell and Arkansas Grocer Company. ; Two, eacli will be 'sponsored by Dr. Popper; Iconipahy, Blytheviile Canning .Company and HarVs Bakery'. ' '. - '• ! . From Missouri, the Federal Com- pressat Portagevlile' will sponsor three, and: one each will'be sponsored-, by Raspberry Gin-at •Hoi- comb. Slkeston Gin .Company, .National Compress. at Charleston Harris Draughqn : of - Sikeston, Dimklin County Compress of Kcn- nett and. McCord.and McMurtrey of Gideon.- . . .'.'•.. .'' " . Single entries will -bear these ararrts o f sponsors: "Doc'r Dean Brycans' Taxi, Airways ' Bus • I.Iii'e, Delta Lumber Company, n. S. Harris, Mlssco Implement Company, Eagle Beauty Shop, Reinmtller's Cafe, Sterling's Store, FHzpatrlck Jewelry Store, 'Happy Hour Grocery, Planters Hardware Company Pete, the Plumber. Hall's Whisky Store, Hays Store, Grear's Grocery, 'May Be Victim Of Robot Bomb : Tech. Sergt. Aycock : Is Reported Wounded While In England A German .robot bomb is believed lo hav e caused the wounding of Tcch.vSergt..; ,p a ul .M. v Aycock. 21, whose'condition is serious, the-\Viir Department^ has 'informed his- .parents, Mr. rind'. Mrs, 3; M. Aycock. .., Sc.rgeant -Aycqck,' membpr of-'the office personnel of the Arriiy Engineers, has been stationed In Eng land H months. ; In- the message informing of his having beeii "wounded in action in England" his parents were told'they would be advised ol his condition. > Sergeant Aycock was employed at Home Gin ahd made his home wllh his parents at New Liberty, five miles south on Highway 61, until ;tlircc months before inducted In, 1910 .when he was a'salesman in Arkansas; Mississippi and Louisi- n pottery factory started by their father in 1875, and in 1909 discovered the Niloak pottery of blended clay formation which was sold throughout this country and many foreign cities. He eventually sold his interest in the Niloak rum, but continued active in the ixittery business .Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon. Survivors include his wife and two daughters. Kiwanis Club Members Hear Battl.e Veteran Corp. Oscar A. Hanner, who returned yesterday from service with the Army Engineers, and who has participated In several invasions In the Medilcrranean theater of war, was guesl speaky at the regular '" sckly luncheon meeting of mem- :rs of the Kiwanis Club held yes- rday at Hotel Noble. Corporal Hanner, who wears both the Silver Star, medal v for gallantry In action, and the Purple HearJ. far wounds suffered in performance of duty, told club members of some of his experiences while overseas, and also answered a scries of questions put to him by club members. Other guests at the luncheon in- ^luded R. N. Sllnger of St. Louis and W. c. Gates. Stewart Drug Store, Hardy Fnrni- tier acquired U' ra , 1 ^ 1ore> J -'0-.Ellis Grocery of „ .. AU( jm nB . Barf ield. John F^ Lent! Company, Wade Furniture Company. Nu-Wa Cleaners, Blytheviile Water Company, Gay and Billings, ana.- He . has three Aycocfc- of New brothers, J. Liberty a:Id six sisters, Mrs. w. S. Aycock of Pnr- nifl,-Mp.,'. Mrs. Floyd Fondren of Blytheviile, Mrs. Arvil Gode, who Is at home, while Corp; Arvil Code is with the Army. Air Corps now in England, Mrs. Hoy Downing of Yarbro,'and Willie Floy and Elizabeth, who also live with their par- Hopgood Funeral Planned Friday Aged Resident Dies Here This Morning; Native Of Kentucky Mrs. Juste Padgett Hopgood, mother of Mrs. Charles Ncwcomb, died this morning at Walls Hospi- al. She was 88. Removed to the hospital when .Weather .ARKANSAS— Fair Ihis aflcrnoon, tonight and Friday. Warmer In north and central portions Friday nfternoon. >re,^ C. G. Redman, her con'riitidn became serious several days ago, she died at 10:30 o'clock. Continuing lo operate a business of a rooming house until n year ago, she enjoyed a life of much activity, divided between her home and church. Since coming to make her home with Mr. and Mrs. Ncwcomb, 1208 Ilcarn, last November, she was able to attend First Baptist Church one time. , Born in Harding County, Ky., she wns a member of a p.'oneer family section and married the T. W. Jeffcries. Kobson Grocery. Earl Magers. Greenway and Greenway, Taylor Freeman, Otto Koehlcr, Stevens' Estate, all of Dell; Leslie Moore, Ed Williams of Ar morel, J.lhn McDowell, J. Lee Bearden Gin of Leachville, B. u Hale of Armorel, E. H. Jackson, Raymond Smith Aulo Parts, Hubhard Furniture Companj', Mess Store, Peiisl Cola Company. Simmons Tin Shop, Held and Evrard, Fclnbcrg Store, Hudson Tailor Shop, Applcbaum's Ladles Toggery, Franklin Press, N. U. Rossi, Tom Karubus 'and Dr. B. E. Roberts. Victory Day Will Be Dry For Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 7. (UP) — It's going to be a "dry" day in Arkansas when Hitler tosses in his guns. Arkansas Revenue Commissioner .Murray B. McLeod has Issued a regulation forbidding retail sale of all intoxicants on the d«y of Germany's capitulation. Th<S regulation prohibit* sale, for ! hours, of beers, wine or liquor 'immediately upon public release of the news thai organized hostilities with the Third German Reich or Is succe.isor recognized government liavc ceased." However, if the news Is received following busings' hours on n Sat- irday, the regulation will bfi cffct- i lor 48 hours. > , eets Tougher Going , " _ ^^^^ ' ^^^f * » ' ' ^^ '' U f r "i" • . S. Criticism 01 China Called Unjust By Kung Lend-Lcase Materials Never Misused, Says Finance Minister WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 (U.I> ) — Chinese Finance Mlnislcr H. Ji, KIIIIB sas;s Amcrlcnu criticism of Chirm's polltllal, economic and military condition' results from lack of Information. Kung speaking «t a luncheon .if the National l'rc.« Club In !"gton, answered several specific criticisms, lie snid clilnn 1ms new' usM lend-leaso materials for any purpose, other than that for which Ih6y were intended. Jlc also suld nccomils of the political : strife between comimmlsls of Chfim nml tlic Chungking government liavc beon greatly exaggerated.' As for China's Inflation Kung said: "The fact of our having been nblc to control Inflation lo u l(! be more TODAY'S WAR Death Noose Is Tightening On Germany ISy JAMKS IIAKI'KK United Press SUff Wrllcr East Ls cast nml west Is west, and Ihe twain have met In-'Southern Europe. Russia, In a drive to Yugoslavia, has merged the c astern front wllh the southern from. And lhc Aincr- Ican Seventh Army In lower France Is- reported to hnvc . linked wilh General Escnhowcr's troops nbove— blending the southern front with the western front.. '••-', Thus, the Allies hnvc swung a great steel arc around .Germany. An arc lhat will gradually constrict: until Na/.l- dpm Is squeezed Into extinction. Ail German forces manning the ragged reaches of Europe extending outside this arc now arc virtually fenced off from escape. By spearing Into ' Yugoslavia, the Red A r in y has nil but thrown a road block across the highway home for some 250,000 to 376,000 Germans. Many of them arc understood to garrison Bulgaria, . while 'olher -,--- ,. thousands arc stationed In Greece llllcr ' General KpiE.i. presented .. and Dodecanese .Islands. The rest <lnl ' k 1'tcturc of the. Japanese war are scattered through SOMI> •• 'situation to parliament. Yugoslavia and Albania. / Must Pass Tito As'It stands,-the only road : -bncl( for'those troops lies through ceji-j tral Yugoslavia.- Ami. Marshall Tito's 350,COO.-\vclUarnied "guerrullis' arc oh hand .,to make, that IfIp .a', memorable. If not, impossible.'one' general offensive. .The Russians now stand only 80 miles from Nls, n junction on the Athcns-to-Derlin railroad—long the chief artery feeding strength to Germnn garrisons in southern'-outposts' of Europe. Once it b severed, those forces, which.go under, the name'or the Second Pan'Zcr Army',' must'- live'off n countryside which they already hnve picked clean. Those Germans may have already started home, trying lo get under the wire before the Russians close In. ff so, the Red Army Is liberating Greece without entering the country. It Is. freeing Albania' by fighting,iin Yugoslavia. R is clearing Bulgaria of liic Germans without Invading. The. Russians now .stand at the iron gate, near the junction of the 3anube and Sava rivers. Should :hcy push eastward for a few mile's along the Sava, they wli| reach tile, table-flat Yugoslav plain which extent we have should Appreciated." And wliilc Ihe Chinese finnnce minister was defending his country, the lenders of Japan took Two U.S. Tank Armies Moving On Powerful Siegfried Line; Americans Bring Up Artillery UKADQUAHTKil.S, Su|4. 7 (U,l>.) SUPUIOMK , . - wtn Amurinm liuik imnfeN hnve piil behind Uiem Uio liisl wnlor tarricr* l, C f ore Germany »M<| MOW ,,,-e iL S roi-wiinl.iimuiisl stilTcncd unemy ro.sislnna- vn « " "» - » c And to u, 0 south General Ration's Third Army, nli •in «w the Moselle rivor, is I'gpovlcd to hnvo ciit, red , of tho frontier fortress of Nuiicv. I'gpovlcd to hnvo ciipt, red pail Dewey In First iranTalk GOP Standard Bearer Says Biggest Issue Is Healthy Economy PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 7. (UP) — Oovci'iior Deivcy will open his prcsl- ii dcntlal cnminilGn tonight with an | nppenl for n return to a healthy i domestic economy aflcr Uic war. .... ...„- ,v u ,,v,., u , J11|)H11 IOOK I . T ." c Koimlillcnn standard bcn'rcr • Imn out to warn the TBJW IMC I ,n U i/7i" T 1 ,^ 1 ' 0 " 00 ''" 1>l ' lln<1<!| - pcoplc that they are faced with a """" »' lln '" nt ' «l>occh will cover grave crisis. Emi Hlrohllo niid his pre• - ••" Tf olso minced no words, recognized t) lc Uircnl of (lie Amcrlcnu attacks >'6iv the Volonno flnd Boiiln Islands nnd (he Super- fortress rnlcls • In'Ctho'.; Japnnmc homelnnd. ..the, premier .itlso. snid ,i iltmi |y •'. y i ni i; J^pauljifecrt '/'iVvasion. He called 'Mr 'tola! ' . v _ imrt mobilization.' And a Japanese ne'ivK agency dispatch' reports (hat on Nov. 1 the Japanese will begin to conscript nil males from la to 60 years ami all women from 12 to 40.. . '." , . ; And a. German DNH News,Agency report from, Tokyo say* Ihal Nnvy Minister Yonal told the Diet further setbacks arc in be expected, and lhat the Japanese fleet Is not strong enough to tncklc thd American Meet. Meanwhile In Chungking war production chief, Donald Nelson, has revealed part of the purpose of his special, mission' lo China for President Roosevelt. . Nelson hays lib primary assignment !s to find out how Ihe Allies can defeat Jnpan at the earliest possible dale. ' In northern Burma, the British have met strong Japanese rear Himrris for Ule first time tills month. The 13ritUh had been ad- and confetti aloiif- the parade route. .Dewoy expressed confidence that he would IK; elected - president 'hi November. When asked-.whether ho thought the course fl the war would nffcet the election, he replied: "1 believe the people will change their administration next January." Negro Child Fatally Hurt Under Truck -« b vvu.<iT i/itiui MILIEU • - . . - y- A traffic accident.'at Osccola yes ilielves through'Hungary Inlo Aus.-..J''?!' clm f a '"" Kl unopposed for some tcrday afternoon resulted In dealt the "fundamental Issues of the cum- imlgn." And lie Indicated the biggest Issue of all will be |,o\v to avoid [mother depression. Said Dowcy: "The' New Deal tried for eight straight years, from 1033 tq 1?40 to solve lhc depression with more power and more money thnn nliy adpilnlstriitioii In 160 yenrs yet It failed."'Ho"wont on: "The ques-- lion 'bofora 1 "the people is whethbr they want lo go buck lo their 10 to 12 million unemployed, or go ahead." When hu arrived In'Philadelphia On (i map, the double-ply American inisli looks like the twin aims of n jiliiccr blthif down on a wide noctor of actmiuiy's Siegfried line, Jiinjor gimrdlan of (ho central lielch ', Howover, United Press War Coi- i esiwmlciit Robert Illchards now riding with PutUm's lank army /sends buck word thiil German for-' ecK have bristled into slilfcncd rc- slstrincc. Opposing forces, 1m says, arc swaying In violent close-range trench warfare through a broad ;«)mile sector of the Moselle valley. A Hrltlsh broadcast says Ihe American crossings of the Moselle weie made al "considerable" loss of mo'i against superior dorinnu fortes Ills Guns Hoar Now, however, lino says lhc situation Ims improved. General Patton has wheeled up his heaviest artillery to throw' a baltciIng-ram fire at the coiiciole-anil-filccl Get- man approaches bastions uuardlng lhc to the homeland. Supremo hoiulqiinricrs reveals that Patlon's army, irinsslnB in Uic Moselle .vnlley, Includes tlio Anicrl- can Klttli .Infiinlry Division, nrst United Slates Army unit to 150 ovci- seas In,this war. Tho division Inndcd thrco years ngo llils month 'and hasn'l been home since.. The 31th Infantry, and .Fourth nml Bcvemh Armored dlvlsloiis also Vre'rovetilod' '- .. - • . , • ~ ,-~.,....m — . —. -... •,.., I.KUIUI in,j\j nt u IUYUIIIUU on the nrst leg of .his 6700 mile I to be Inking part In Patlon's uiie- cross-country campnl K u, Duwey rodo i driving push toward the weshvall from.lhc station to Ijls hotel.along As for the First Army, the noith- a lh block parado to Ijls route'. . .. A,, crowd of ctn.arm of thal'plncer, headniiar between four and Jive thousand per- ' tors nays it has- thrdst n sponrtaml fions grellcd him at the station, and. from its Me use bridgehead at " Au- , . geea a u- hc was met .by scattered .applause -Champs "well Inlo'Mho rugged Ar- :ria and Germany. Russian and YugoslRv forces now -.i, • • 100 mllos along the Tlddlm Road. preparing for a northward push on Pn<:c£i Pnnfi irac Germflny soon may be Joined by VJO^c v_,uplUICO Accused Slayer August leu?, bo™ x 'BcViin Rt and s th Ankara radio predicted that the V. i Allies In ftaly would vault the 150- INGOT nlle-widc Adriatic tea Into Yugo- 1 , „ . ilavla. And, slcnlflcantly. Prime' McOEHEE, Ark., Sept. 7. <UPi-~ Minlsler Churchill, leading a parade A mi " L llns ondcd for 37-year-old of rilgnatarlcs to Italy, recently con- So ' Washington, nllns Ditdc Cash, ' ---- J "' " '• -— of that late Thomas Hopgood, who died many.years ago. The last of 10 sons and daughters of a family, she was reared on a ; farm. Having spent most of her life at Madlsonvilie and Sturgis, Ky., her home was at Sturgis for many years before coming here. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon, 3 o'clock, at .Tabernacle Baptist Church of Sturgis and burial will be made at Morganfield, Ky., where, other members of her family arc burled. The Rev. E. C. Brown, pastor of First Baptist Church here, will assist the pastor of the church Ihcre n the rites, to be attended by Bly- theviile relatives who will Join other members of the family there, including her son, C. E. Hopgood of Morganfield. Holt Funeral Home is in charge. Chicago Rye open Dec. . 69-J Sept. high 01 87 !i low close (M's 95M 96i,4 94 86i.{ 96-y, 'erred with Marshal Tito and Yu islav Prime Minister Subnsllch. Would Trap Germans Combine^ Allied and partisan armies could easily dispatch the 10 to 12 German divisions now in Yugoslavia. Then ihcy could merge their great strength lor a powerful drive through the Yugoslav and Hungarian plains into Ihc south German basin. Such a push would Place them behind the Rhine and It would plug the German end of the Belford gap, escape spout lor the harried Nazi armies in the south of Prance. Hitler hasn't enough troops to Rtan;} off the Allies on three fronts is it Is. A four-front war would force him to thin out his armies even further. Germany already has lost.lwiv- il" in lhc Balkans. It has lost the oil of Ploestl, one third Its supply- It has .lost the grain of Romania and Bulgaria, also one-third Its supply. It has lost the use of 300,000 Bulgarian and 340.000 Roman- Ian troops. Germany has lost much In the Balkans. Soon, II may low the war there. ' ' French General Maximo Wcy- gand, who was wrong about a lot of things,' ihay have been right when he said back in 1940: "Mark my words—the end ol the war will corns in the Balkans, although the final battles may not necessarily be .fought there," It's true, tile end of the war may well come in the Balkans, with evj cry' Allied flag flying over a pesA Polyglot United Nations Aimy inarching In for Ihe kill. But. ns the general said, the last battle won't be fought there. Trn"l(isl. battle against Germany will be (ought-rln Germany. , who Is charged In Ilastrop, Ln., with Die murder of ft city policeman rtuc 21sl, -. -, ' b ' | A posse of 30 officers, Including Ar ^ n " s " s "» l1 Loujslnrm state police «"" Jcircrsori ftnd Desha Coi.nty of- nccrs, and bloorthomuls from Cummins Farm captured Washington yesterday afternoon. Officers located him on a railroad track south of McCchcc and opened fire on him when he failed U> hall. He was hit in Die shoulder and ran into the woods, where bloodhound* found him an liour lalcr. He waived cxtradllion In McGehce nnd has been returned to Louisiana. Chicago Wheat- open high low close Sept.. 152K 154Tt I52r, I54-K 153'i Dec. . 148 150-TH 148 149 : !1 H3V! of Mclvln Lewis Davis, B-year-old Negro, killed when'his bicycle collided with a truck of Khnbol Lines, Cape Glrardcnu, Mo. Released without bond the driv- .. — -.....*., k ,, u miv er, Paul fftalh of Cape Glrardcau wll| be given' a hearing next week, before Mayor Den F. Duller of Osccola. Tlic accident occurred a block soulh of tlio main Intersection of Osccola's business section'on Highway 01. The child, riding wllh one Ice under the liar because lhc bicycle was too large for him to straddle the bnr, lost control, causing lh c vehicle to strike a parked truck dqntics forest. The Americans uli....,- Ing throng)] Belgium loward Germany arc ncarlng il junction with tli.o right wing of. tlie British Second ' from Louvnln, captured by the Tommies. Those: British troops, according lo the London radio, arc only 30 miles from the borders of Germany cast nnd northeast of Louvain. fn fact, the broadcast Balkans Battle Is Approaching Showdown Stage Soviets In Juncture «•' With Tito's Forces; I" Other Allies On ridnd , ROME Sept 7'(UP)-A gcncrnl offensive ha-, been launched against Permaiis In Yugoslavia. This ..-Is nnnounccd officially hi-Rome; "" The big push, nlnied at crlpplliig Geiman ictrcat 11no\ Is being car- iled foiwaid by Marshal Tito's Yugoslav nnrliwns, by Allied naval loiics, by the Bnlknn unit of tha Allied 16th All Force and by Allied Adilallo land forces. '•• H h not yet clear Just that'll meant by "Allied Adriatic land forces." II could possibly mean that «eio Innded troops 01 it could be llnthh and Aingr(can troops llmt IIBVC been filtering hi to'Yugoslavia In small numbers to help Tito Wlmtoyor it means, there hcc ms to be no doubt that lhc battle of apvnoachlng the (he Balkans Is nhowdown . stage. Husslan troops rolling Into Yugoslavia from lhc noilli already afe icpoitcd to lm\e effected « junction wllh Tllo'j, parllsan 1 ! This Is not confirmed But, II Is known Iho Kucslniu are le&s thnn 80 trom •md, tho Bclgrade-to-Bcilln lall- tho mMt Important^ escape riotii toi perhaps 150,000- German (loops in 0 recce and tho Dode- canese Islands. Incidental!}, tlicrcS n completely unconfirmed leport lhat Hie Rus- blnns mnv already have invnded Greece The Germatir DNB-. tiayt uihlcr) for dnysUlnvi been .< trying to sell the "idea that the ' hnve Invaded Buliiarht ' . , -. I.TO'n by the immc 'of'Dcmotlca Tin- nalue of the town isn't so important. But Its locatiof! on {h'o military maps' In London^ Ls The only ttnyh at thiit'nome' showli on Ihoic mails )i Inside Gfee'ccl IV? ncnr tile Turkish- border and only HO mllda from the Aegean Sea 'But this. Is wholly unconfirmed Antl, us oftoiv Is L the -ease. It could bo Jus-t a tnse of mistaken Identity, said. The , real- wheel of Ihe truck's trniler passed fiver his Ixjdy causing Instant death. 'Ilic Kltnbcl truck was traveling south and the child riding north when the nccMctil occurred al a pohil where Vlicre were various parked cars and trucks, It' was srl New York Cotton May . July . Oct. . Dec. . 2054 2011 2134 2110 2CCT 2022 2145 2123 2019 2061 2004 2021 2129 2H4 2107 2121 2051 2010 2134 2110 Committee Selected to Plan V-Day Celebration For City" Machinery for Victory Day ob- lory over Germany. servance wns set up last night at a meeting of the Post-War Planning Committee ol the Blytheviile Chamber of Commerce. Another committee appointed last night was a committee on city Improvements, Hits committee ' being composed of E. R. _J«cksoii, Byron , . , Mayor E, R.Jackson, chairman of | Morse, B. A. Lyncli, Frank Wlilt- the committee, appointed a plan- • worth and Jesse Taylor nlng committee composed ol Jesse Duty of this committee will be to Taylor, Rosco Craflon and .llmniic develop those improvements which Terrell to handle the Victory Day will be of most Value, employ the imlts arfi oven closer. Other Cities Captured Burlier Iho'Drtllsh tiddcd tlic Bel- Elan, elites of ahenl aild Conrtra niid'Uic French-border cityof Ar- mcntlercs, home of lhc famous mademoiselle, 'to their bng. German casualties are mounting by the hour. Already they hnve passed the hall-million mark In fact, Secretary of War Stlmson says German armies In tlie west have been destroyed or crippled to ar. extent that they "seem Insufficient to maintain prolonged defenses ol Germany." By contrast, Stlmson says, American casualties during the first 25 days ol the Invasion were only half what was expected. However; Sllmson warned his news conference that supplies must catch up.with Ihe advancing armies before they'can administer a deatl blow lo tlie Germans. Sntd he:— lied lroo|>s arc in Berlin." An American radio correspondent,, Kric Scvarcld of C13S, says General Pallon's men h.ive merged 'with General Palch's men closing lhc Germans last escape route from southern France. In Italy, British Eighth Army troops have launched an all-out offensive,'aided by .-a and air forces, to eliminate the Hazi bottleneck nl nimlnl. Once tluit town Is taken, the Allies can spill over Inlo the plains leading to Bologna.and Ihe Fo> valley. • Bad weather generally cut down on air warfare today. And the flying bomb offensive againsl Britain Is officially disclosed lo have ended nfter 80 days of-death and destruction Said Duncan, Sandays, chairman of the war cabinet committee of robombs: ' • •• "Exccjjt for possibly a few last •shots, Ihc bnltlc of London Is over." But Sandys reveals that tlic robot blitz resulted In destruction or damaging of one million British homes Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS-Llvestock: Hogs 8300, salable. 5500; top 14,70; 150-210 Ibs. sows program with the various organic-'greatest number of wo ke 'and are 410- IM'UCMlJ w« ««' I Ions in BlythevillD. It Is lenlallvely within the ability of the city gov-1138?' 13.25-14.25; Sr^AM ?! R 5 Cs . ot "»«."«« e " to perform. "^tHe 6SOO, salable 4000' «lv« me tin • Addition., sub-committees will be 2000 all salable; mixed Sings & Si S !SKi« h^'SSl!? 1 ^:?.;' "»H' C « "- 14 - 50 : cows-um; can- with j ners and cutters 5-7.50; slaughter 1)3. list what Is happening Inside Bulgaria h not konwfi Tlie Berlin radio tl.K morning said Bulgaria had dechicd war on Germany; Then It retracted Its statement. But It did shy that Bulgaria has bfDX- en off .relations with the Reich nnd .perhaps the Gerhirih report wns not wrong—Just premature. U S. Senator i a L' 5 Campaign Cost ~' Adkins$9850 '*'« ROCK, Sept.- 7. IUP) — Governor Homer M. Adklns reports ho spent J9.850 In Als uhsuc'cessful campaign for the Ecnate. In his campaign expenditure report filed wllh Secrclary of Slate C a Hall Wednesday, A'dklris listed the following expenditures: advertising $4,GOO; radio tlmc,'$2,500; ballot fee. 5225; headquarters rental' lee, Si, HO; telephone, - $500; printing, $500, and miscellaneous, $385... [ '.'. Mrs. Jack Carnes of Camdcn, successful candidate for Democratic national coinmlttecwoman, reports she spent J546 In her campaign. . Other expenditure accounts filed yesterday included;' Jefr Duly of Rogers, successful candidate for prosecuting attorney of the Fourth Judicial Circuit, $145. S. L. Richardson of Walnut Rtdge ; , unsuccessful candidate for state seni nlor in the 19th District, $092. Dr. Herbert H. Price ot pocahon- tas, who also was defeated for stale senator In lhc 19th District, '$353. J. S. Mosby of Lepanto, successful candidate for the state senMe in the 31sl District, S100. « • v ' ^' And E. F. Jones of Texarkana, defeated In his race for state senator In the Tenth District, $325. • • Congressman Brooks Hays, imopr posed for retioniination to his second term In the Fifth District, listed expenditures of $80.' • • .-,.-.. City Provides i , Labor For Work... On Davis Avenue Paving of. Davis avenue-:from Laclcde to municipally-Owned Walk- ir Park Is being made possible by i project arrahged by properly owners and the City Council. Property owners arc paying :f6r materials In the 400 feet of paving with city labor being used. , The itrcet was graveled: a number of rears ago. , ,'"'', Work already started .ls\expec(c'd :o be completed within 'a short time. -.. - ; ,-, ••

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