The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 26, 1944 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 26, 1944
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*«*'< >W «eePaper, /* /s-va/pafc/c «o fft. paper, for Collection*Dates! VOL. XLl—NO. 162 Blythcville Dally News Mytiiovili e Courier Blytheville Herald Mississippi valley Leader XE COURIER !WSPAMtt "F NORTHS AUKANSA8 AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI ^EVILLE: ARKANSAS. TUESDAY, SKPTEMBKU 20, ISM- ARNiEMJAPAGAIN CLOSEDJWZis SINGLE-COPIES FIVE CENTS'?; Pickers Ready For Competition In $2000 Event Best Lint-Gatherers Of South To Vie For Cash and Big Title Blylhcville Is rendy for its file nnnunl cotton picking contest to morrow when Die world's cliati pion cotton picker will rcceh $1000 lor picking the most cotlo HI two hours while oilier top pick crs will be awarded another $100 in prizes ranging from $250 to .$2 The Junior Chamber of com mcrco, sponsors of this year's even announced early this afternoon th competition had expanded beyon (heir most optimistic hopes. Late • entries from .11. states wcr coming In today with out of tow entrants allowed to register unt tomorrow morning, a o'clock. Band Will March General program for the day be gins at S o'clock when the Blythe vllle Army Air Field band wi march through the business scctio in an informal parade to the sit adjacent to Walker Park. Heading those nickers whoparad tomorrow will be Wesley Buck By Land and Sea-Suppfies Pour Into France '41 Champ To Compete Morris W.irc, 1941 champion/ from Rulcvillc, Miss., this af- (crnoon walked into conlcsl headquarters and paid his entry fee, thus making three fonnier champions in the field of some 200 contestants. school teache now holds th Hornersvllte, M.x, 'and farmer who title. Surrounding the present. chain plon. will be pretty girls : on bale of cotton. . - . i: The parade will go through th Hag-bedecked 'business section t -the'-slte, wheri-JTOr.fefente will,,b assigned their' rows for pickin the fleecy white staple which ma; bring them-fame and fortune. Spectators are urged to be insidi Walker. Park before 10 o'clock, be cause of free admission, and whei news pictures will be taken. At the stroke, of !0 o'clock tht starting gun will be fired and pick ers will begin their two-hour job Throughout the day there wil bc special entertainment in from of the grand stand and the counts fair will be in progress so tlia spectators may spend the entire /day pleasantly as they await announcement of the winners at 5 o'clock. Broadcasts Schedulet Radio Station KLCN will broadcast start of the contest with Memphis' WMC station taking over at 11:45 o'clock when Waller Durham, Plant To Prosper editor will devote his Farmer Hour to the contest. Radio artists to perform will include "Slim" Rh.oads of WMC and music will be provided by the mill tary band. Spectators will be able to see winners receive awards and hear them speak at a special program .beginning at 5 o'clock, with Kem- pcr Bruton, publicity director of :he Jnycees, as muster of cere monies. Awards will be made by Jim Smolhermon, president of the sponging group, with this program to be broadcast over WMC tor its daily afternoon news broadcast. Issues Proclamation Attendance at the contest is expected to be good witli a proclamation, issued by Mayor E. B. Jackson asking all to attend. Business hours will be closed at 9:30 o'clock until 12 o'clock and school will be sus pended for a part of the day. Included in the visitors expected will be a number of prominent Memphians with the contest in dorscd by the Memphis Cotton Ex change, National Cotlon Council and American Cotton Shippers Association, which also arc interested in promoting better cotton picking. With an entry fee of $10 the only requirement for entering and the. competition open to any one from anywhere, an effort has been made this year to obtain only top pickers throughout the cotton belt without exceeding the. 200 mark. Twins Will Compete late entries are of much inter- R >t. Twin brothers, Ray and Fay Lancaster of Qulin, Mo., will be "'here with Bocving Gin there sponsoring these men who have wide reputations as plokers. Tennessee has added these: from Ladds, James A. Rushing; Kenton, Everett Harley; Dyersburg, Alton B. Rogers. From Missouri, home of two former champions' Gideon, Pat Karn- rs; Homersville, F. D. Baker; Stcele—Otto F. Pike. From Arkansas: Luxora—W. .. Vincent; Osccola—James Cooley Etowah-Della Webb; -Huffman— Grover o. Martin; Burdette—Willie Hicks; Blylhoville—Charles McKee, Homer Bratchcr; . Success— True Lenlz; Manila—El'oert Lomax. Blythevllle Army Air Field will send Us 1943 contestant. Pvt, La- H. : amniijmtion 15 on its way lo Ihe fighling front. , : Two liimdred and nineteen Partial Holiday Proclaimed Here Places Of Business Asked To Close For ' •Confest Tomorrow •• 'Blytheville is'-to have -n'-partlal holiday tomorrow'so everyone can attend the National Cotlon Picking Con lest, following 'issuance of a proclamation by Mayor E. R. Jackson. . Places of business are being asked to close "at, 9:30 o'clock and school will be suspended so every one can )e at Walker Park, adjacent to (lie starting place of the contest, before 10 o'clock, when news pictures vill be made by motion picture com- >anlos and representatives of news services and numerous newspapers. Viewing the top pickers of the en,ire cotton belt, sis they stand at he beginning of the long rows of :itton which they will pick for two lours, is an interesting experience or spectators, it has been pointed nit. Only a wire fence is between tlie pectalors and contestants, along vlth representalives of film com- •> "^ '^tu^icu mm, ia 01 uie lanies, radio slations and the press Americans exchanged at Ootcborg ind prominent visitors—all of which werc so seriously sick or wounded Liner Gripsholm Arrives With Wounded f^om Nazi Prison*! moh enemy. ..'' •The exchanged'prisoners include »both officers and enlisted men, who will be taken to the Army's Halloran hospital on Stolen Island for treatment and convalescence. A series of stretchers brought Ihe men from the ship. .Some were bandaged, some.were in plaster casts but many were able to «alic down the gangplank and onto the crowded dock. Mass trading of captives took Place at Goteborg, Sweden, where British personnel' also was exchanged and later repatriated to Britain. To bargain for the Americans and united Kingdom citizens Ihc Allies returned about 1600 German prisoners of war and protected personnel such as doctors nnd chaplains Now that tlie Gripsholm is in it may be revealed that 15 of Die iresent a colorful picture as specta- 5 lmt 'hoy were taken from the ship ors try to decide who will win tlie 4t ' a British port and werc flown to 1000 grand prize. 'he United States. To make the city more attractive or its many visitors, red, white and )lue decorations bearing the words Welcome" decorate business bulld- ngs, and nags will be unfurled from heir places at the curb. Mrs. Lou M. Hunter, 70, Dies At Hightower Home Mrs. Loci M. Hunter died early oday at the home of her slcp- laughter, Mrs. A. C. Palmer, on he Segravcs Farm at Hightower. >h e was 70. Born in Jackson. Tenn., she pent most of her life there. Funeral services will be held to- lorrow ' morning-,"" 10 o'clock, at femorial Park Cemetery. Holt Funeral Home is in charge. lass Funeral Rites Will Be Held Friday Funeral services will be hcldFrl- ay for Mrs. Dora Ralph Bass, wife f Tom Bass, who died Saturday ight at Skaller Clinic. Riles will bc conducled at 2 p. i. at Cobb Funeral Home by the :ev. Gu v D. Magee, pastor of the Dell Baptist Church, with 'burial t Elmwood Cemetery. • Pallbearers will be Sam Simmons, ack Hardln, Earl Brownlce, Sicfus radley, M. P. Brown Ice Jr., D. W. ranford and Marion Koehler. N.ew York' Cotton open high low close far. .. 2192 2107 2181 2181 2198 lay .. 2191 2195 2179 2179 2196 Illy .. 2181 2183 2161 2163 2180 cl. .. 2202 2203 2193 2193 2208 ec. .. 2200 2202 2186 21S6 2203 Sales Tax flan To Be Abandoned School Forces Agree To Compromise Wifh expenditure Council LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 26 (UP)- Enemy B-29 Damage •M ' 'I " - ' " '•'. ' r l^* - t To Manchuria By United Press The Japanese ra'dioi probably In the cuulomary tinderslatemenl, says the new B-29 raid on Manchuria Inflicted slight damages. Tlie enemy broadcast acknowledges damages to harbor inslallatlons nt Darlen, the big port clly'.al'the head of the Yellow Sea, and also admitted damage to two major steel cities, Anshan and Penshltiil' According to Tokyo, the Superfortress- es in addition hit at several Japanese-held cities In China. : Tlie enemy claims 13 of 10 attack- Ing planes were shot down or damaged over North China before and after tlie main Manchuria assault However, these are only Japanese claims. So far, the War Department has announced only that B-29 Su- perfortresses smashed at military targeU in Manchuria. Observers believe lhat some of Ihe action reported over Chinn may hnvc been diversionary raids to lure Japanese planes away from the main Manchurlan largely. Elsewhere In east Asia, the Allies report^tlial Liberators sank a tnnk- ;ed a cargo vessel in •lie Wheeler and a civilian em- oye, Alvin T. Walton. Aston Auto Parts of Osceola will nd<an entry, name of which was t available. 'Thousand Pound Red'' Sanders The proposal \yas (a have been voted on In the November 7th election. The AEA agreed to drop its proposal following a compromise with Ihc Arkansas Public Expenditure Council. The council has pledged Its support of legislation thai would rcallocalc existing revenue and provide an extra $2,000,000 annually lo Ihe public schools. Most of the funds will be ear-marked as salaries tor teachers. The compromise was readied ili;i Ing a meeting of the boards of directors of the two groups Monday afternoon. 'The agreement was announced by 'a committee from both organizations, headed by Clarence P. Byrns, Fort Smith newspaper editor. Governor-nominee Bon Laney authorized Byrns 'to announce that the compromise is in complete harmony with his ]»sltto-i on state economy. Laney conferred with the two boards of directors during the meeting, Under Ihe plan, Ihe 82,000,000 up- proprlalion to the school system will be presented :for approval of the 1945 legislature. It .will be presented in the form of three Laney-sponsored bills. The expenditure council has also agreed to work wllh Ihc AEA In an effort to correct weaknesses in the presenl uses of school money. ired from Cfllvert, Texas, that he i as en route here for his third iChicaqo Wheat mtcsl with "Thousand Pound Red | • - - •• - »• •.'' coming along to bring him Dec good luck, open hitch 1 !bV.'close I62Vj 1631,4 159V, 160 101% May . 160 160M 167!4 157?i 15851 .. . dumps „ „.„, as over China and Indo-Cbina. In the Palau islands, American invaders of Pelciiu apparently have run into stllfcr opposition in the final phase of tlie campaign. Undisclosed number of Army troops have joined Marines In ground fighiing, and naval bombers arc striking at Japanese shipping to forestall Japanese attempts at reinforcement. However, the Japanese'say their embattled garrison on Pelellu received reinforcement on Saturday, and their counter-attacks have bce;i stepped up, .. ., , In, Washington, the commander of Australia's military forces warned against the smug'belief that Jap- ancsc military might will crack when the Nazis fall. General Si lands areas. But he points out that tens of thcusands mora remain to be deslroycd. Lions Hear Wilford The Rev. S. B. Wilford, pastor of Ihc First Melhodlst Church weekly luncheon. Lions CinU ' In ••' Santa Rosa, CAUf., and Corp. Eugene Auten of Las • Nev. Soviet Invasion Of Easf Prussia May Begin Soon Germans Flee Riga And Big Red Army Will Bo Available ' ' lly lliiltfil i-rcss One million licet Army troops icon may be available for a fuil- icalo Invasion of L'ast I'russln Germany's easterninoal province For., (ho battle of the Upper Bnltjcs, which lias blocked nn assault on Enst Prussia from the uorllrnppaicntly is Jusl alioul over. Soi'lel Army pnper, Kcd Slar, .. i'UTthal the Germans nrc Ilce- hiK-from Ihe Liilvlini cn|ilttil of Riga, Ihc lust major escape iiorl from Ihc Bailies. The ' evacuation is said lo liuve ;lai'lcd as flusslari troops closed n :ou the city from three sides. Red star says' the allied troops nl- •cady litivo overrun all rail Junc• Iqiwvnml .main highways In Ihe ill-en—nnd 'Sovicl nlnnes are re- rorlcd pounding the oilier mules .over, which tho aermaii garrison rclrcallng. . Keil Tanks Near Airfield The Army pa nor says' lied Army (nnks are ncaring the main airdrome in Hip Riga area. Capture of tho Imsc 1 will seriously hamper powerful German tighter., iii'ouixs providing cover, for Ilia'. fleeing tr°0]>s. ' Big olr bntllcs nrc .snttl lo lie raging now Over.Ihe entire sector. Tlie Latvian'battle approached a ellmax :ns .the Russians,- -prepared lo, moil up German forces irackclsd on (lho Estonian seacoast lo Ihe north. -..•;.• . /nib; Russians remain Silent as 16 .•their' 'reported . operations. on . - . other fronts.: But there Is lale news Homing Hero Abom-cl (he U. s. H. Nevada wJicn Japs nllacked II al i'carl Jliirbpr, Lieut. Donald K. Ross iioove, Is ,lne only m lm on liiu ship to hold lh u Cotifiretsltinnl Mcdnl of Jionor, Me is plclurcd iirior arrival n( |l, c Nevnda nt New York, Ural (J, S. linltlesliip to return.from Ibis jciir's Kiuo- licau .cninunlens.' • Arkansas Duroc Show Featured Judging Is UndorWdy In Livestock Section At Fairgrounds The Mississippi County Pair opened Us lO'll preseiilntloji today with Ihe Arknnsus Slalc'i Dnroo Show foalui'liiu Hie first day's at- Irnellou. . .. :. . Judging of Ihc llvcs'lock, lor which $3500 onsh |) wlirbe nit'iirdpfl hAl-o,V • t' 1. ' , ' '"MlAI, un'cicrerouml' nrjny. Vcicnin Army Officer .It turns'out that lie, Is n career o/flcer, a lieutenant general named Kornprowskl. He has held nn army Stelimy*"S)llnuscd In' 1039. Ko- lorowskl .cllsaniienrpti.. to organize army .. . He, brought -'his Warsaw ol three. divisions out. of hiding on Aug\ .1, and; began engaging the Germans In open warfare us Hus- east. forces approached from the . Komorowskl used General Bor for Ills nom de guerre ( 0 conceal his identity from the Germans, who had arrested his predecessor. Elsewhere' on Ihe eastern front, reliable reports reaching Ankara say. a huge crowd of Hungarian civilians has _ demanded immediate peace In n street dcmonMralloii. .The mob Ls said to have broken Into the pnlace at Budapest Bunday and shouted for Regent Admiral Horlhy to make peace arrangements at once. tMany civilians reportedly were nrre.stcd in numerous clashes with police before (he demonstration was broken up. ..Tlie pro-Nazi government fa sultl lo have scl up a national guard to strengthen the country'.? defense. There has been no Ttusslnn word on reports that Red Army forces massed aVmg the Romanian border already have invaded Hungary. Pear of such a 'thrust Is said to have prompted the Hungarian demonstrations. • Mother and Baby Wil! Be Buried At Shiloh, Ala. A molher nnd baby will bc bur- ed logcthcr following cicalh of Mrs. Myrtle Stldliam Godscy, wife of W. W. Godscy of Slecle. Mo., who died early today at Walls'Hospi- tal following birth of a daughter hour.s. who lived only n few .. Mrs. Goclsey.'42, was admitted to the hospital Saturday. ' Body of the mother ancl baby, named Wiltodean, will be taken to Shlloh, Ala., 'for funeral services and burial ' Thursday. Born In Marion County, Thomns Blarney says that 90000 of Bom m Marlon County. Ala,, the enemy have been by-passed in Oodsey went to Stecle 14 years Uie New Guinea antl Sobmor- is- ? go wherc 5hc antl llcr faml 'y llv <> lands areas. But he nolnL, ,,,,t th'.f. ln Culberlson Community. Besides her husband, she also Is survived by Ihree daughters, Miss Ruby Lee Godsey of Tampa, Fla., Juanlla Pay nnd Shirley May God- scy, at home; a son, Willie Qene Oodscy, «t home; her hiothcr, Mrs. Victoria Stidham of Baldwin, Miss., — * —. .,.v.v>tv*Kia» v"uivi>, vi(;uuim oiiunam 01 iiaiciwin Miss spoke to members of the Blythevilie who was visiting her daughter- her Lions Club today when they met father, George Stidham of Bald,, f I f ob!6 for thdr r «8 ul * r win; two sisters, Mrs. Flossie Cooo- "•''"''"" ' h """ er and Mrs. Grace Cooper, bolli of "••••> •"•"•"i.uii. er ana Mrs. urace cooper, bolli of Topic of the Rev. Mr. Wilford's Baldwin, and five brothers Carl talk was "Work and Ethics of the Slidham -of Oklahoma Clly, Curtis Lions Club.' Gtidhfim of Ihc navy at an u?i- Gucsts at Ihe luncheon were Si- disclosed post, Douglas Stidham of las H. .Fish, a member of the Bexas, Ala:, Lawsojiiand Hoss Sllrt- tam of Barinlngham, Ala. 'German Funeral Home ts in charge. (o Ijo'fcry close's wllli some "f the hoga. valued a'l more tlinh $2500 cnch.-lt was polnlcir o'ul.Y 'Judging of oilier Iliralock jii'iil poultry is underway' so tliaV early visitors to tile lair cnn view prize winning entries. Program for Ih 0 fair, lo continue through Sunday afternoon, Is com- Plele with all types .of icntbrtaln- Tho Buckeye 1 State- 'c'nrn|vnl, .which opened last night, will operate da v and night with 1 all displays of the fair to bc opened nt the same time. The Nalional Collon Picking Conlcsl will be feature of tomorrow's program. The first of a series of special stage shows i"Fr6ntler Frolics" lo he glvsn nightly In front of lho grandstand at 7:45 o'clock, will be presented tomorrow night. Musical revues, singing, (lancing,' selections on the novachord, comedy and hill-hilly specialties will make up the two hours' program' of II acts. Tlicse will continue Ihroirgh Saturday night. : - ' The first rnchiff program 1 will be' held Thursday afternoon with olh- ers to be rcncatcd Friday, Salur- dny and Sunday when large purses will be nresonlccl winners. Admission to the fair grounds will be free until lomorrow noon when admission of 25 and 00 ccnls will b c paid for Ihc only charge to bc made nt Inn fnlr for the remainder of the week, exclusive of carnival attractions. All races and grand sltind shows will be free ufler admission lo Ihc grounds Is paid wllh children -1111- <'cr 10 to be admitted free all the lime nnd Friday, all children will he admitted free for Kids' Day. Arkansas Fliers In Prison Camp Ask For Ballots LITTLE UOCK. Sept. 26 <UP>~ It's a good: distance from Arknn- j fas. but 19 Arkansas Army Air j Force members want to vole in the November general election from their "precinct" In n German prls- , on camp. '. Pulaskl County clerk Louis Mashon™ says he has received an application for an absentee ballot from ' a Little Rock lieutenant, Claude E McCrclght, who is. In a prisoner.' or war camp in Germany. Lieutenant McCrclght,- In 15 letter to his mother, says there arc 18 other Arkansas flying oflieers in the sumc prison camp. And they have .elected McCrclght chairman of Ihc Democratic commltlce. Mrs. McCreight took the application to MaShburn—nnd^ Ihc county clerk s»ys he will- send the absentee ballot as soon 1 , as they are printed. : McCreight mentioned the following Arkansas prisoners in his letter: Robert Kennedy, Jonh D/ Trcfimpcr antl Ed Baxley of Little Rock; Ewell McCrclght of Eenton; John L. White of Portland; Robert Hudson of Jacksonville and an officer named Dodspn. ' Report Unconfirmed As Eisenhower Bans LONDON^ Sopl. 26' <U..1>'.)'—Gci many 'claims thab it has' ••wutn cnt !.10 supply fm] j w a" re«cf column sfffiinVw' TA &"K"» B •"!""'";° f • cpm ' AK ° '«»f'Arrihom ' -A Niwi.ONB broiidc • ' t'Clll'll A Nnifj .[)NB bi'oiulcuat say's 'innk-lcrGoniian''i'nfantiv '' ,mpn )mvo wctlBod ..crow, Lho:road between ElMhoSand' "•Imogen "iMcoiisitloiible .strength" • •• '" .The report l» unconfirmpd, .s.nco General Bisei.hoW i C 01)1 )£(! t\ \\t\\V h \n»\/niil A»; ,,11 ~.i-._ _ i • , _- .. Late Bulletins LONDON. Siipl, 21! (Ui'j — !>t«re Hum 1100 American heavy In H)C, flflilcr'[l:iu;frs struck today al luri-cls In Osnabrult, ' Ifnumi nnd llrcmtn, nil Uernuiu' cciilMK vllal lr, the imilnlo- imucu iif front line \nm\vt. U^ffofbids Ships To Stop At Argentina .WAQHINOION, Sepl. 20 (UP) — ,Thc United Slnles virtually has broken off li'ixto relations with •Argentina. :The Stale De'pnrtmont hns Jusl aiuiouncod .lhal American : . nhlps couiliiB noftii from Soiilh Amcrl- «! .will bo prohibited from'. nton- plug'ht' Argentine^ pbrls. . . For more: than a your, shl|)s' go-' Ing squlh have been prohibited from Stopping in Argenllna, whose gov- euimcnl luu.becn brandccl'ns Fascist by Seorclary oX-8iate Hull. , .So Alncrtcim.nhtixs .fiow arp for., . l°", ,'° tnko BPO<]5:'(b -Argen- tlifa and to bring goods from lhal cpunlry ip'tlio United'Stales. Tiis gtnto DcphrtmeiU says (he tllVpMjons' of, ships from 'the Ar- neiUIno run Is » refliill of war requirements, but the action clcar- '>!, '.. anollier slop In' Hie United stales "got tough" -policy against Argentina for her failure to'coop- erate, with other American nations In.Ihc, fight, against Hi o Axis. To Press Fight Upon Proposed Hospital Act !LITTLE HOCK, Scpl. 26, (UP) — The Arkansas Public Expeiulllure Council is going fill-but'In fc cam- palgn to (lefcat Uib proposed Hoi-' llngsworth Hospllal Aol at the Nov. 7, election. •> Holding Us annual mcoling at Llt- lle nock Monday, tho,council plan-- ncd n program of newspaper advertising and public relation.? work lo help defeat Ihc act. Executive SecreUiry Stove Stalil told the council members thai defeating the hos- pllal act lo, In his own words, "the greatest task before Ihc council at Ihc present." A Montlccllo lawyer, Lamar Williamson, w'as elected president of the group lo succeed Dr, George S. Benson, president, of Harding College In Searcy. Before giving up his posl, Dr. Benson outlined the following program for.pbstwar endeavor. The program Includes: Provision of rmploy- mcnt,•Industrialization of America, conversion of war plants, early planning of postwar tax legislation and improved labor relations.' OffiUal -spokesmen say .•Tuiinly, column., rolling through lhat alley must um to gauntlet, of-lnlensfi, Clcrmim shell-fire straight to th'o ?outli bank of the Rhine. There' the British Second Aimy Ls bluld-,7 "S up n powerful relief cotumnt in pliiln llew of the paiatroonort. , close, jctsofai, on Hie lo bnnk field dispatches reveal that thV »lty tioopcra have lost the nortll-? ern onrt of the Ainhcm brlrtge ,, L S l "T ls facll5c(l nrlbu "<l n ' Kilhvay span Uo miles lo the- wcrt'- sio,, 1Cn ° tr1h R ^} Ui> to °" c ro »<" " fan ~ the llil.uiiiig band of sky ronuwa must he. relieved soon (t, i' c y ap t mo l0 " > ° ™ VCd ' r ° m deat >' . \ Hoali Carry Supplies ' .;A tliln uicklc of supMl'esis roaehini! the air-borne unll ; bit- only In hauls ami barges s Ippcd - no-mnn's land now,> lh e aky nir^fn 1 " 1 "I'i' 1 ' hns <l nil activity pi. tl,o First Army front' r ore feelers WHher south the Arniy >' ns ^ al » g^^iS'sl^.BS WorilSS^sS^^^. °V c r A njoiuitain gap Into" \^ Sol ll? v. erm "P. DNB "ews v , '" Belforl, "appaicntlv DS n Ill-elude to an offensive " ^ Down in Italy, the Germans 'hayo 0 ../«lnrorcemenU into the L e And flerce counfer-at- A Ve , b ° 8Bca th « Amcrlean Army <lrive on Bolognn Ho*- cver, the British ^Ighlh Army, like Caesar's logins o?old, has crossed n BAP Raids Holland on!" rln' ,'"',,^ AP bombcrs si** out froi, Jrltaln to pound Nazi PojIUo,,, Ihe west Schclde Jgf My of K,,'MH| The raid wns keyed o Aiind ground forces drl\>- !"5 lonflitt Ihe coast The Oerrflan radio also repor ( s Anled bom jj 6r fo nmlkn.4 over the Reich. Back irt London, home secretary Morrison has dtstiosed'to Commons '"" -"lease of Caplaln Archibald ': Rnmsay, a member of Par- lias been detained since Electric Motor Burns An electric motor was damaged a|. the Nu-Wft Laundry when flames broke out this afternoon at 2 o'clock. ,j;3| Tlie lire was confined lo the motor, nn<l did no damage lo Ihe building or its cr'ilcnls. . . McCreight hns been a. prjsoner of war dncc he was shot down during the Tunisian campaign 10 months ago. Laney Files Pledge LITTLE ROCK-, Sept. 28 (UP)— Gubernatorial-nominee Ben Laney visited the slato capltol yesterday.- While there he filcti his corrupt pracllccs pledge and palrt his nom- Inallon fee lo assure his name appearing on tho Nov. 7 general election ballol as Democratic candidate for governor. Amcilcan embassy, clerk serving time ifor stealing official- -do"iimcnts: - • - *" r- Also In London, Prime Minister Churchill api eared In Commons after arriving In London, follonint; his return from Quebec meeting Among other thing-?, Churchill smt- gc.ited tlie possibility 1 of a 'conference of nil the United Nations on post-war security And, In answer lo questions; he >'snid ' Hitler and other war criminals will not be permitted sandifary m any neutral nalloii after (he war. Churchill, incidclally, will speak on the war situation on Thursday Cor Falls On Mechanic, Fatally Injuring Him EL DORADO, Ark., Sept. 26. (UP) -A mechanic, J W Strickland, was killed Monday night when a car uh- der which he. was working lell on him. •} Strickland was last seen when he went out to work on a car supported by blocks:/ Several hours laler fellow , workers found him pinned under Ihe automobile. He is survived by his wife. Weather ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy this afternoon and • tonight. Wednesday mostly,cloudy with showers In west porllon. Official temperature recorded hire during the pist 24 hours was 83 degrees for high 1 yesterday and 64 minimum-last night. Chicago Ryj» : open high/ low close Dec. . 104 104« 102',4 103 105'.S May . 105',$ 105H lOM 103% 105, N. Y. Stocks AT&T... Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper .. Beth Steel ...-. Chrjsler Coca Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery-Ward 1 ; N Y Central Int; Harvester ...... North Am: Aviation Republlo-Sleel Radio Socony Vacuum ... Siudt'oakor . ...'...". Standard of N J ..'. TexBs Coi-p ., US Steel ,...'.' ! 1M 1-2 ,• 72 26 1-8 61 5-8 92 ' 136 3-4 -37 lifi. 62 3-8 51 5-8 18 1-8 80 '', ' IS 1-2 10 1-8 12 3-4 ifl 1-8 53 S-S • 45 1-2 57 3-9

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