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Sove WosJe Poperf It is valuable to (he Wor f iiortt Watch this paper tor Collection Datitl ,LE COURIER NEWS TUB DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST AUKAN6AS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL- XLI—NO. 154 Blylhevllle Dally News Blytlicvlllo Herald Blylhevllle Courier Mississippi Vnllcy Lender BLYTHBVII.LK, ARKANSAS, SATUKDAY, SKI'TUMmCU 10, J!)<M SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS YANKS WIDEN GAP IN SIEGFRIED LINE Marines Hold Firm Positions In Palau Area Fight For Morotai In The Halmahcras Goes Against Japs By Untied Press The Americans apparcnlly now hold firm positions on t'elclln Island In the Palau group, and arc in almost complete control of Morolal island in the Halmaheras. A front-line report from the Palaii area says the first phase of the Invasion about 600 miles east of the Philippines has teen completed successfully. A battle-front report from United Press War Correspondent Richard W. Johnston says not a .single Japanese plane appeared in the invasion area to combat the landing yesterday. Today's report says still p..Jap planes have appeared. . Communiques revealed that our Marine vetorans of Guadalcanal have hcen struggling through furious lank and artillery fire toward a major all-base! The report that the first phase of the operation has been completed may mean this fierce inch-by-inch opposition has been overcome. Our forces appnj- cnllv arc bulging in from expanded beachheads to engulf the rest of tile 12 square mile island. Dp-spile the furious day-and-night battle on Peleliu, cur losses were called light In, the last communique. • The other part of, the twin offensive to flatik tlie Philippines, Gen- : erai MacArlhur's landing at Moro-J tai.iii the Halmahcras, wentsmooth-l Ijvfrom the start. Reports indicate that current action on the'Island below Ihe enemy-stolen chain Is the slow Job of mopping Up. Engineers there already are repairing the air base that will put our bombers.just one hour away from the Philip-, • pines.. '.•••'•• •.'.-'. Even tlic Japanese have'-: finally , admi(t«l :offl,-jj\lli' .that., nurVJBW-v slops of Peleliu. and Morotai-were, successful, but the enemy, commit-' •hique claims furious fighting is raging at both places. Other enemy reports, broadcast Radio Tokyo, are ah annoiince- nt by Premier Koiso that a big '-Japanese offensive will be sprung in the near future, and that the Japanese arc rapidly getting southern Plifllpping defenses prepared for an American invasion. Scenes From the Texas Democratic State Convention Negro Fined For Accident Near Dogwood O. C. White, Negro truck driver, was fined $25 on a reckless driving charge in Municipal Court this morning in connection with an nccidcnt Thursday afternoon on South Highway 01 near Dogwood nidge when the truck driven by White struck a cotton-filled trailer belonging to W. 'O. Seymore of Dogwood Ridge. The Um-and-a-half truck, owned by Henry Tolliver, Negro truckman f Blythevilie, was en route to the ,jlhevllle Canning C.-),, with 216 Ehels of lima beans, when It allegedly struck the trailer, which wab attached to the rear of Mr. Seymore's car, while going at a high speed. The truck ran off the highway and skidded into a ditch rftcr hitting the trailer. The driver, and his companion, T. S. Crosby, suffered minor cuts and bruises. Mr. Seymore, who was alone, also suffered bruises. His car was heavily damaged. Investigating the accident were Police Chief William Bcrryman, Patrolman Turner Kissell and Deputy Sheriff Charles Lutes. /Missouri Woman Hurt In Highway Accident A Dexter, Mo., woman suffered cuts and bruises this morning whei: the car she was driving collided •with a truck at Division and Rail- toad about' 11:30 o'clock this morning. Her name or that of her companion, who also received cuts and bruises, was not learned. The driver of the truck, en route St. Louis, was not Injured. The was traveling in front of the exler car, and when the truck stopped, it was hit by the Missouri woman, officers said. Lancy Picks Horthcutt for Speaker Of House LITTLEROCK, Sept, 16. (UP) — Gubernatorial-nominee Ben Laney has designated H. L. Northcutt of Pulton County as his preference for the 1945 Speaker of' the Arkansas House of Representatives. Chicago Wheat open high low close close Sept . 151 15814 157K 158« 1 Dec , 152% 162TS 15214 152% 152W The above picture layout tells in part the story .'of. llic Texas Democratic Slale Convention held in Dallas, Texas. Top left, Forrest ICylc, Bangs .Tex., (with cigar in mouth) and friends snapped after tearing up-,an an ti-Rooicvclt sign. Upper right—When a pro-Kooscvelt dcleentl/m nn- jjeled a sign which was confusing to both faetons, because of the way the sign was worded,'- a crowd gatliired.^ looked II over, Ihcn the sign was discarded. Bottom left— Delegate made "so 'much.,noise when congressman Martin Dies came to the pfntfOTVTo - siidnk lr th'[it-)in-'Jilst' i jiiontl there, grinned, then turned and walked off without saying one word. Bottom right—Aflcr the first delegate poll was- taken and Indications pointed to a pro-Roosevelt convention hundreds stood up and cheered, but Hauls County, (Houston) delegate kept Ihcir seals. Pro-Prcsldml Robert Culvert, left, temporary chairman, and Jimmie 'Allred, former governor of Texas, both supporters of (he forth term movement, arc' shown in center circle. (NRA Photos.) DeweyToMake Two Addresses Meetings Scheduled Today In Idaho And At Spokane, Wash. By Unilcd Press Governor Dewey is working ovcr- Imc on his western campaign trip. Tnstcad of the customary single stop tor a conference with local busi- icss and political leaders, Dewey has scheduled two mcelings loday, one at Coeur d'Alcne, Idaho, and ins other at Spokane, Wash.' One of the principal subjects of the conferences appears to be the greater development of the west. Dewey took that line In a rear- jlalform speech at Livingston, Mont., where he assailed what he called New Deal defeatism. The Republican presidential nominee told a crowd at the station that the western half of Ihe United States has only begun to be developed. However, Dewey has been subjected to some sharp criticism by Secretary of Interior Harold Ickcs. Ickes accuses Dewey of what he calls beagle-like snuffing about for votes. The secretary refers to Dewey's charge that the government's Jackson Hole national monument in Wyoming was a land grab harmful to thousands of Wyoming residents. Ickes charges further that the New York governor is willing lo cnler judgment on any complaint against the administration, even without hearing the facts. Sims To Accept Comptroller Job, Ad kins Declares LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 16. (UP) — Governor Homer Adkins says J. Bryan Sims has agreed to return lo his old post of state comptroller. Sims was in St. Louis today, bill, Adkins talked with him by lelc- plionc and. Sims says he will lake over his former position which he resigned to run for governor. The nppotnimeni is effective today. Whether Sims will slay in office afler Adkins' term-Is over in January is not known.since gubernatorial nominee Ben Lancy lias not made any public statement as to who he wants for comptroller. Quebec Meeting LateBulletins About To Close 28 Selectees From Board A To Be Inducted Twenty-elgljt additional Mississippi County men will leave soon for service in the armed forces. They will report lo Camp Robinson, Little Rock, for induction from Blylhcvlllc Selective Service Board Little Steel Formula Revision Fight Brewing WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (U.P.)— Labor and Industry arc mustering their forces for a final fight over Upward revision Wage Formula. the question |0[.,an of the Little Steel Tlie two sides are preparing to fight it out befort the War Labor Board from Sept. '20 to Oct. C. Labor has called for an upward revision in the wage formula because of rises in Ihe coH of living. However, representatives of 85 sleel companies charge thre are no sound grounds for scrapping the Little Steel Formula by granting the wage demands. Meanwhile, in Cingrcss, the House is expected lo take action on the compromise surplus proiMity disposal bill on Monday. As the measure was finally agreed upon by a Senate-House conference, It provides that some 100 billion dollars worth of war surpluses will be disposed of through a • three- man board appointed : by tne'-Pfesl- dent, The Senate U''expected" to consider the bill Tuesday. They are: Hcrschel L. Ballard. Arthur M. Rodgcrs, James E. Long, Wesley Parker, Earnest T. Landon, Junior L. Harbin, Burl R. Wilson, John T. Carson, Jr., Doync E. Turnage, Roy D. Jackson, Harlyn S. Webb, Monroe M. Goodlow, James G. Flanigan, Morris W. Thompson. Charles H. Davis. William A; Eldridgc, Jr., Jerald D. irimcs:'Thomas C. Weatherington, Raymond W. Schmuck, James M. Be.sbarse. Thomas R Simpson, Hildred L. Burns, John T. Abbolt, Joe W. Barbel, Gerald Oxford, Henry Youngblood, Charles E. Sales, James D. Honeycutt. Final Discussions With Military Men Underway Today QUEBEC, Sept 10 (UP)—President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill are holding last minute liscussions before closing their second Quebec conference. 'I heir news conference which had been set for noon, has been postponed until 3:30 (E.W.T.) this afternoon, to give (lie Allied leaders mor e time for talks with Ihclr mil- tary chiefs. At the press conference they are expected to tell the world some of Ihe vita! decisions which they have undo In their week long meeting. They have been discussing overall strategy for the Pacific campaign and also details concerning the bat- Uc for Europe. It Is possible they .vlll announce the man whom they nave chosen to head n new combined Pacific command, just as General Eisenhower has over-all command in Europe. Chicago Rye ; : ll.i f>. FIRST ARMV JIEAII- QIMHTKHS, Sept. Itt. (Ill 1 ) — American putrnls entered Aiichcn loday, but withdrew under German -fire. INSIIIK Till-: MAGINOT MNK, Sept. Ifi. (Ill')— Americans manned iimis in Ihe <ml French MiiRi- not line Imlay and shelled German imsilimu al Thionvlllc, across the Moselle river near Ihe Lu.vcmljourK Imnlcr. Nazis' Excuse: Time Too Short To Quit Finland ' 'Impossible Demands' Could Not Bo Met, Berlin Charges LONDON, Sept. 10. (UPI—Tho Gi'i'tmm lil|;l\ command uccusi's Finland of mnklni; Impossible domiincls, mid says Hie Na/.ls will fight (he 1'lmis If attempts nvc made to enforce the demands. A Gernmn communique, broadcast from Berlin, says Finland created nil Impossible situation by demanding that nil German .soldiers bo out of Finland by Sept. is. The Oermnns glvo their explanation of why the Helsinki dcmnml could not be fulfilled. The Navils sny the German troops in northern Finland were more limn 3000 miles from Norway, und that It would require nl least 30 days to march llicm tp Hie NorwcHlnn liordor. Using Ihu elements of time ,md distance for an excuse, the Cler- mnus announce they'll take whatever measure's are ncccsstiry to Insure their wifely In Finland. To ninny observer!!, the Nav.ls lire pro liming for a fnll-scule war with tho Finns. Dili the Germans already Imv attacked Finnish troops without offering mi explanation. So fur thn Noiils have been on the losing jiul of the burgain. Helsinki dlspatclics relayed from Stockholm any all German troops have been cleared from lloillniid I.sliiml lit Hie Gulf of Flu- land, Niwl amphibious forces iitleinplw an Invasion of tliu Island after tlic Flmts refused to surrender II. ISut the battle was over wLiiin less limn IB hours, und the Finns won. Tinning to Soviet-Finnish affairs tlie Gorman radio claims Unit, Fin- Innd's Premier Hactell died Ins night In Moscow, where he wa. bending the Finnish pence dck'gu tlp'n/'Tlio report! h unconfirmed, •"''lladlb' Dcrllil'-'alsb says a Oar man naval huso hi Norway 1ms buui attacked by the fled air force. Tin Germans report Unit four-cnglnci Russian bomber* Hew over the Nor wcglun base yesterday, and llml LancnsterK were shot down. From Moscow comes most of th reports on Ihe day's fighting In Po land. Tlic Russians say tlic German arc retreating north along the Vis tula from Pragn, and that they Imv lost Ihrec more strongholds on Ih ens'- side of HID river. On lha west side of Ihe Vistula— Warsaw proper Is burning more In rlously from tlie hcuvy artillery bur rage the Russians nrc laying dovv from Praga. The Soviet Runners .11 llring on Warsaw at point bl rnntic. Less Than 30 Miles From Cologne LONDON, So|it. Hi (U.I 1 .)-—American: troops havo iiislioil ID williin IOKH Hum :U) miles of Cologne, foui'lh U'trcxl city in Adolf Illtlur's Kcich. They iiro moving across Int uoiiiili'.vsido iiloiiir a Toiir-liuK! motor liijrhwiiy lending ulo (i(>rm»n.v'.s Rhino mill Hulir Vnlluys. UnilMl j'roHs Wnr Correspondent llunry Gprrcll reports he approach^ to ColoKiio liiwe been lightly defended so »r by the Oermnns, but the Ocrmiins appear to lie standing i|> firmly licforo the Siegfried Lino bastion of- Aachen, ontlieast of Cologne, American troops cloning in on Aachen rum all sides report meeting Hliffoi 1 resistance. TOKAY'S WAR ANALYSIS British Have Good Reasons To Fight Japs Ily JAMKK IIAKI'KIl llnllcil I'rc.ss Slnft Wrllcr Britain and'lls empire have won he bailie for Britain, Now they mul wade Into tlic battle for llic empire. England's war ngnltutt.. Germany, .lie enemy 20 miles away, is al- nosl over. Now Eniiland must hrow lls inlghl Inlo Ihe wur lo ice Inpnn, Puciric |]osses.stons Ihe enemy 12,000 from away. The British liwve promised lime and agnln -(« hurl their full r.iwcr Inlo Kast once Hitler The Naal TraiiBocoan news agency iays our forces are attacking rnth- cssly ul Aachen's soiillicni nnd southeastern outskirts. The enemy claims United Slalcs detachments that penelralcd formications southeast of Aachen later weic expelled. Karllcr, radio Berlin said the Wchr- machl had countcr-allackcd soulh of Ihe stronghold. ' ' ' The broadcast said a-number ol pillboxes .were captured In Auction'9 western defenses,.In Stockholm,.tlio , Nit'/J controlled "Scandinavian Tclo- Kraph Auciioy reported violent street, lighting In Aachen's suburbs. It said Hie bailie for tho city had entered a decisive phase. Aachen Is also" known as Alx-La-Qhap|iclle. Fierce Ilc[>orleU KIKST AUMY IIKAIKJlhVU- TDKS IN IIKI.OIUM, Scjll. l(i. (UP)—American lniii|is of Hie Kirst Army nnw have driven Ihrougli llic second chain iif Ihe Sleefrleil line riirllflculinns. II i:l- so Is officially announced llial all of Hclgiiim is Illicralcd. Arkansans In Chicago For Legion Convention LITTLE HOCK, Sept. IB. (UP) — Several Arknnsans are already In Chicago attending preliminary committee meetings before the national convention of the American Legion gets under way Monday morning. United States District Attorney Japs Prepare For Invasion Of Mindanao Ily Ilnlldc I'rCTi The Japanese report that civilians nre .evacuating l)io major port of Davao In the Philippines In anllcl- iiatlon of an American Invasion. Davao, siumted on southernmost Mindanao, dominates a deep bay facing southward—a logical landing point for an Invasion. Tlie Tokyo broadcast says tho evacuation started on Sept. 0 after a United States carrier task force launched a series of aerial attacks on Mindanao. Tokyo adds that granaries and supply bases on the Sam Rorex of Little Rock, who is [island will enable the Japanese lo being supported by Ihe Arkansas continue the war for a number of delegation for nallonal commander; years. Col. Ilcndrlx Lackey, commander of the Arkansas State Guard; Joe Scpl Dec open high low close close. Hcnrnc, national chairman of the rehabilitation committee and Chrts. 94% 95'/j 93-)', 04% 95% 06 Q. Kelley of Liltle Rock. Community Chest Drive Opens On Oct. 3-$7875 Is Sought N. Y. Stocks AT&T 161 1-2 Amcr Tobacco 713-4 Anaconda Copper 25 7-8 Beth Steel 601-2 Chrysler 90 1-8 Gen Electric 371-4 Gen Motors 011-4 Montgomery Ward 50 7-8 N Y Central 17 7-8 Int Harvester 79 1-2 North Am Aviation 01-8 Republic Slcel 18 1-8 Radio 10 1-4 Socony Vacuum 121-4 Sludebaker 18 1-2 Standard of N J 52 3-i Texas Corp'JW Packard •55 3-4 5 5-8 Plans for Ihe annual drive to raise funds for the Community Chest were formulated last night at a board meeting when the goal for the campaign, slated lo begin Oct. 3, was set at $783. Harry Halnes was re-elected president of tlie Community Chest Board. A!ro re-elected to serve with Mr. Haines were Kendel Berry, vice president, Fred Wan-en, treasurer, and J. Mcll Brooks, secretary. Leaders hone that most of the donations will be sent in by mall In order to eliminate as much personal solicitation a.s possible, it was pointed out. Letters I/) individuals asking for Iheir conlrlbutions will be mailed to niythevlllo residents before the opc'ning date ol the campaign in order for them to send in their donations early and shorten the campaign. Last year nearly two-thirds of the money raised came via mall, and It Is hoped that the number of mail contributions- will be even greater this year, as the lack of S Steel 56 1-4 transportation and time makes it difficult to conlnct .each individual. Tlic budget for .the Community Chest Fund, described as one of the most worthwhile projects in Blythevillc, aids in the financing of .rcvernl Hlythcvllle organizations which are Instituted for community welfare, entertainment, and cducatoln. Those aided by the Fund and the amount alloted to each are; lioy Scouls, S1500; library, 2,000, an Increase of $500 over last year's allotment; Girl Scouls $300; Hand $500; Parent Teachers- A.«oclalion, $525; Cemetery Association, $100; Social Welfare, $800; Goodfellows, $400; and the contingent fund, $IGOO. Due to the increased allowance lo the Library Board so that this Institution might better serve this seclon with good reading material, and because of the 200 shortage In the 1943 quota, members of the Community Chest loday urged all Blythevllle citizen* to Increase their this year's donations lo. Ihe Fund by 10 per cent. Explains Dismissal Of Election Fraud Charge HARRISON, Ark., Scpl. IS. (UP) — Acting Prosecuting Attorney R. E. Rush says Ihe Inability to secure witnesses wns Ihe cause of the fiasco at Clinton this week In which charges of election fraud against Sheriff Cecil Lay were dismissed. Rush says he received ajflda^us fiom six or seven ind'.vlduals who sild they believed lhat Sheriff LIV had issued illegal poll tax Ht adds lhat Sheriff Lay was un- i l-lc tc reproduce tlw book of poll lax receipts sent to him by Jic stale auditor. Sheriff Lay's opponent In the Democralic primary, Roy Smith asked the Van Burcn County Dem- lopplcs. And anyone who, doubls [hell 1 ulnccrll.y has only lo cnlnloj England's terrific losses lo tliu Japanese. Prime Minister Churchill onco said— "Actually, wo have-su If crcd. from the Japanese Injuries even grciilei Ilian lliose which have aroused (lie armed wralh of llic America! Union." And British Production MlnLstei Oliver Lytlcll.in added— ' "The stake which we have In Ihe Pacific Is ccrlnlnly not less Hutu that of the United Stales." Brllaln Ios\ little territory to tlcrimmy oilier than a few channel and Mediterranean Islands and n small plot In Egypt. But to Japan II lost Mnlnyn, Singapore, Burma, Hong Kong, Borneo and llic Solomon Islands, and only the Folo- mons and some of Burma have been regained. I-'iimlly Tlrs Strong Britain's ties with those nf far- lung lands arc more limn polilical. 'hotlsiinds of homes In England itvc links wllh Auslralla, New Zealand, India, Burma, Malaya, loinco and Hons Kong. The work if generations of Brlllsh mlssion- ules, civil servants, doclors, selcn- Isls and business men have been itlerly wiped out by the Japs. As an example, when the Island if Hong Kong was ceded to Britain 00 years ago It was almost im- nhablled. When le Jnps marched n three years a-. '. It was a great city of 1.050.0«) people, wllh ichooli, hospitals and an accredited iinlvcrslly. British cnlcrprlse and Induslry first Uxik over In Mnlaya 70 years ago. They rid the land of iialarla, they paved roads, built schools nnd hospitals and factories. And Malaya eventually became a 'promised land" for the down- .rwldcn peoples of southeast Asisa. So and r/>, that GO per cent of lls populallon were immigrants. Britain turned Singapore into a free port one! naval base of threc-n.imrters of n million people. And it built the norl of Rangoon as an onllct for Burmese Iraric. But Brilaln's lies wllh Ihe East are cronomic as well as personal and political. Over a quarter of Britain's pre-war business was with the Far East. Tlic Japs have cut off upwards of one billion dollars wortli of Brlllsh investments and one billion dollars in annual trade. And thai is a serious matter to a nation whose 47 million people must depend on trade for bread and butter. DcrinHcIy''lii"Figlil Of course, ' Britain's armed forces already are in the fight against Japan. Australian Bushmen ocratic Committee for a recount but the committee found so many tr- regularllies In the first few balloi boxes that it gave up the task anc referred the mailer to the prosecuting attorney. Chancellor J. M. Rlunn dismlssoc charges against Shcilfl Lay anc also Smith's contest of the sheriff's nomination. New York Cotton Mar. . May . July 2112 2092 2055 2121 2112 2102 2092 2064 ?054 .1118 211] 2098 2091 20SO 205-1 Ocl. . 2H4 ilOO 2144 3146 2144 Dec. . 2130 2138 2133 2136 2133 Furious righting Is lepoilcd in Iho Inrtln- aren Just below Anchen. The First Army seized Lamniers- dorf, two miles sputhp.asl of newly- won Iloleen. Heavy lighting'!; aho > tellcvcil under way In the Priim area 30 miles farther; south. Between Prwm; and Trier, a : now Yunk srJCMliead crossed the Luxcni- bourg frontier Into Germany. The OIs took the vlilago''of Wallciidorf, one half inllo Inside Ihe Heich. On Hie .First Army's northern flank, .other ^armored vanquards'-, eross'cd tho'ii'-rrillo neck of Holland JulliiiB (town between acrmiiny:aml Beiijlum. .They made the dossing east of .captured'Maastiichl an:l JablMd Into ,lhc nclch at an unre- vcalcd point. '. Brlllsh Second Army poliimn's won a second lir'ldgclicad across the Es- caul Ciiiialilrilo Hollaiid. Tlie lodge- iiicnl Is two'-to three miles norlh of Qheel, and, : .'lO miles west of Ihe first crossltlg at Do Groote barilcr. Heavy llgming continues in the Channel ports and--at .Brest. ration Pushes Ahead In Alsace-Lorraine, General ^Pulton's Third Army Is advancing eastward aflcr yesterday's capture of Nancy and Eplnal. The ; two-gun general hns thrown nil armored hook around the fortress city of'Mctz. Allied dispatches claim the entire German position around MeU, appears lo lie crumbling. United Press War Correspondent UobcrL Richards reports American drives from Ihe' south and norlh- wesl arc especially Imperilling MeU. There Yanks are driving against the chain of seven forts in the Fpr~- est of Jeanno d'Arc. ..."' lilllcr fighting continues in Thion- vllle, 15 and a half miles norU) of Vfe'tz. Americans hold one half Ihe lown, nnd the Germans the other. General Patch's Seventh Army shoved doggedly northeastward toward Bclfort, meeting'steadily Increasing resistance. Allied headquarters reveals the Seventh Army has taken 82,000 prisoners In Its sweep up from llic Medl- have starred In the New Guinea camrmten. A great Empire fleet Is massed In the Indian Occvi. The British 14th Army Is fighting In Burma. But Britain's Pacific war effort is nothing to wlint it will be. Already, the Empire has stepped up tlic development of Its naval all- arm. British officers are receiving special Junjle battle training in Australia and New Guinea. A special English mission recently sailed to the Pacific lo make recommendations for changes In war production—from weapons best suited .to European warfare to weapons best'i suited f . for Pacific war/are. Britain, five years nt war, ! girding lor battle. As Prime Mln- Flying Bombs Again Hurled Upon England LONDON, Sept. 1C. (UP)—A sudden new barrage of German flying bombs .today shattered London's illusion that the robot blitz was over. Tlie terror missiles descended orj *he capital and southern England just before dawn. It was the first assault on London since Aug. 31, and the first on the southern counties since .Sept. 5. One bomb wrecked seven houses, killing four persons In a family of sis'. The London Air Ministry says the robots probably were air-launched at the start of their journey lo England. The announcement lends credence to the belief that German pick-a-back planes hurled the bombs from close range positions. Nearly 1000 RAP heavy bombers lambasted the German Baltic port of Kiel lost night. kler Churchill said In June— "I stand here to tell you . that cvxiy man, every ship and every in the King's service that cai. be moved to the Fa,ctfio will be teat.. . , "And (Ihey) will bo there maintained In action. in -priority over all other interests for as- many flaming years us they arc needed to make the Japanese . , . submit or bite the dust."

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