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Subscribers Who Fail To Receive Their Paper By 6 P. M- May Telephone 2573 Before 6.-30 P. M. And It WW Be Delivered BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NPXVttnAnn^ «« MXnnnTTOACvn ATi.ri*.^ . r. . — _ _ «^»»^B F 1 ^K,^ VOL. XM—NO. 170 Blylhcvillc Dolly News Ulythovlllo Courier THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST AUKANSAB AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Blytheville Herald Mississippi valley Leader BI.YTHEV1LLE, ARKANSAS. THURSDAY, OCTOBRH 5, SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS U. S. ARMORED UNITS UPON COLOGNE PLAIN Errors Give Cards 1-0 Lead In Third Contest SPORTSMAN'S PARK, ST. i LOUIS, Oct. 5. (UP)—The Oardi- ' nals took a 1-0 lead in the third \ inning of the second World's Serles giime here this iifteinurin as tlie Browns sought to repeat yesterday's win. Firs', inning BROWNS—Don Gutteridgc swung at a 2-and-2 pitch and struck out. Mike Kreevich grounded out. Marion to Sanders. Chct Laabs Hied out to Hopp. No runs, no hits, no errors, none left. CARDINALS — Augic Bergamo fouled out to Myron Hayworth on a 3-i\nd-2 pitch. Johnny Hopp filed to Kreevich. Stan Musial bounced out, GuLlcrUhjc to McQuinn. No runs, no hits, no errors, none left. Second Inning BBOWNS—Vern Stephens grounded out, Marion to Sanders, George McQuinn fouled one off and then walked on four straight balls. Mark Christman struck out, swinging. Gene Moore fanned on a called ihlril strike. No runs, no hits, no errors, one left. CARDINALS — Walker Cooper fouled oif two pitches, then doubled clown the left field line. Ray Sanders swung at'~ a third strike. Whitey Kurowskl was thrown out at first, Stephens Io McQuinn while Cooper moved down to third. Marty Marion slapped a grounder to Mark Chri.'ilman, \who. v tossed to McQuinn, ending .the Cardinal threat. No runs, one.liit.no errors, one lefl. •' v •'.":. TMitd Inning BROWNS—Myron Hayworth popped to Marion in s.hort left field. i./ftls Bpf4orig'ri;a- s i;!(;d'-J('.'.;t;- Marion to Senders. 'Giitteridge worked" the .count' to 3 and 2; then walked on a low inside pitch. | Kreevich bounced to Marion, who 'tossed' to Verban, forcing Gutteridgc- at second. No runs, no hits, no errors, one left. CARDINALS—Bmil Verban dropped a single'into short left field. Max Lanicr laid down a sacrifice bunt, but Potter fumbled the bull, r.iving Lanier time to reach first. Verban scored while Bergamo bounced out, Guttericlgc to McQuinn. Lanicr held up at second. Hopp struck out swinging. Musial bounced the ball off Potter's glove to Gultcridgc, who 1 tossed to Mc- Qiiinn, ending the inning. One run, one hit, two errors, one lefl. "*- Electric Co-Operatives Protest Rate Schedule LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 5. (UP) Three electric co-operatives have filed interventions with the Arkansas Utilities Commission protesting the proposed new rate schedule of the Arkansas Power and Light Com, ininy. Hearing on the new rate schedule is scheduled for October 11. Submitting petitions of intervention today were the Woodruff Klec- Iric-Co-Operativc Corporation, the Carroll Electric Co-Operativc and the Craighcad Electric Co-Operative. A fourth protesting electric coop, the First Electric Co-Operative, filed a petition of intervention September 26. The four co-operatives have nsked the commission to disnliow the proposed new rate to eleven co-oper- nllvcs which the Arkansas Power and Light serves. They contend that the qualifications and restrictions imposed upon them by the new schedule would not provide a reduction in rates. County Convict Paroled Allen Smith was one ol the '21 convicts paroled from the Arkansas il.itc prison yesterday. Sentenced to 21 years imprisonment for robbery. Smith was sent tip from Mississippi County in June. 1937. Red Cross Work Will Be Studied Chapters Will Send Personnel Here For Training Program Blytheville will be host to nl! Northeast Arkansas County Chapters of the American Reel Cross next Monday for an all-day training prograjii of chapter executive and volunteer personnel, It «"as announced today by Kendall Berry Chickasawba District chairman. The meeting, to convene at ! o'clock Monday morning at First Presbyterian Church, Is the first of a scries of chapter clinic meetings to be held in Arkansas by Mid-Western Area District Office executives of St. Louts. The clinic training program will be In charge of Mrs. Elma B. Boone. assistant regional director for Arkansas, Oklahoma and Kansas, who will be assisted by Mrs. Audrey Basselt, Red Cross field representative for Arkansas; Miss Jewell Dixon,>general field represcntativCvfor Arkansas! Miss ivtargarett Hatch, home service representative for Arkansas; Mrs. Mary Laura Niebautn, regional director of produgtion; Mrs," Dorothy Powers, assistant director of nursing service; Miss Mac Krueger, nursing consultant for Arkansas. _ ..' •"-. ; . \;. . Following registration and the general session, chapter)representatives from' all Northeast*- Arkansas counties will; disperse Into groups for .training in their specific Red Cross service, with c ach group to be lead by a member of the Mid-Western Area staff. Training groups will be held in Junior Red Cross work, nursing, first aid, water safety, accident prevention, home service, chapter administration, volunteer special service, and production. . . . Luncheon will be served at the noon hour at the church by members of Circle One of the Women's Auxiliary of the Presbyterian Church, after which the groups will reconvene for the afternoon program. Similar chapter clinic meetings ta be conducted by the Mid-Western Area staff are to be held in Wnr- ren, nope and Russell, Ark. Demobilization Will Depend On Japan, Shipping Army Will Not Keep Men Unless Needed, Stimson Declares WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (U.P.)- Sccrclary of War Stimson today said Jaimii and shipping space, not politics or post win- employment, will determine how quickly Gl Joe Eels home after Germany collapses. Reporters asked SUmson whether the War Department intends io delay partial demobilization to prevent a possible post-war depression, a frequent Republican campaign charge. His answer was a sharp "No. (hat's absolutely untrue." Then he explained that only two factors will control demobilization. One is the military job of crushing Japan. The other is available shipping space. Stimson added that his depart incut Ls perfecting plans for establishment of redistribution centers for Negro soldiers under tin rotation furlough system. Under .his system, soldiers overseas would be brought home for six weeks defending on the length of service and available shipping. Turning to the war in Europe, the Secretary complained that tlie public has been talking too loudly nljout ship and troop movements (luring the past few months. And Stimson warned that this tendency :o consider the war won dangerous for two reasons. First loose talk might endanger our soldier* especially now that .the United States .•i considering moving huge forces from Europe to the Pacific. Secondly,.German resistance is stiffening at: the West Wall approaches. And tlie Secretary said that hard fighting lies ahead before Allied armies penetrate the broad belt of concrete; ,*,fprt 1 f tea ti o ns J - -inside — tile German' lines! ' As though to underscore'" lifs warning StiniFon has released tlie latest combat casualty figures. The casualty toll in all theaters of operations Is. 417,085 or 10,000 more than two weeks ago. Ills figures include killed, wounded, missing and prisoners of war. Urges Kiwanians Here To Aid War Fund Drive Frank M. Dcvcndorf of Little Hock. Mississippi County director for the National War Fund drive which opens next week, was guest speaker nt the luncheon meeting of Kiwanis Club members held yesterday at Hotel Noble. With a quota of $10,000 to be met In Blythcville, Mr. Devendorf urged the full i operation of club members In i forthcoming drive. U. S. Branson is Chlckasawba District war fund drive chairman, with L. S. Benish chairman for tha BlytheviUe drive. Several guests attended the luncheon. Martha Washington kept 1C spinning wheels busy at Mount Vernon, and she made George's inauguration suit herself. ; * * ' ... , , . , Allies Gain On Greek Mainland Nazis On the Run As Invasion Of Balkans Shifts Into High; Surrender Ultimatum Is Sent By United Press Allied invasion Iroop.s liiivc overrun iilmo.sl one qtiiirlw of the Greek inainlaiul ;uid llic latest thrust into Hitler's Balkan empire WJIM swingin>r inlo liitfJi i;wir lodny. The second biUUe of Greece will he reminiscent of the black days in 10-11 only Immune Die .same kind is n biitlle- fiekl once mure, this lime it's the Germans who arc on the Several nil-fields have fallen to Die invaders, ami a Cairo dispatch today reported thai an Allied military mission in Greece has sent a surrender ultimatum, n sure sign of con- fitlcncc, to the Gentian and pro-Axis forces on Big Island Two Soldiers Sentenced For Death Of Girl Sergt- Donald Walls of Lcachville and Scrgt. Bynum Long of Mineral Wells, Texas, each \vcrc sentenced to three years at hard labor after having been convicted of Involuntary manslaughter In tlie death of 14-year-old Oleeta Sterling of Ar- krima, Okla., in a court martial at Fort Smith. The two Camp Chaffee soldiers were sentenced Tuesday night at conclusion of their trial on charges of murder after the girl died at an Oklahoma City hospital two.weeks alter she was alleged to have been pushed from a moving automobile. Military Rites Planned For Vet Legionnaires Will Be In Charge Of Funeral For Harry Sutton, 49 Military rites will be held. for Harry Sulton, disabled veteran /if World War 1 who died .suddenly yesterday morning as he was loading kindling at the Barksdnle Mill. The Dud Cason Post. American Legion, will be in charge of the services to bc'held tomorrow afternoon, 3 o'clock, nt Cobb Funeral Home. Tlie Rev. Bates Sturdy, pastor of Lake Street Methodist' Church, will conduct the religious- rites. 'Hie 48-year-qld former soldier served with Base Hospital No.'ailln France, from April, 1018, until the war ended. "' ' ; '•^. l Born in Grand Junction, Tciia, he volunteered for service nt' Tisli- omlngo, Okla. Out-of-town ' people who will join Mrs. .Sutlon and their eight children here will be two nislcrs, Miss Sallle Sull.in of Memphis and Mrs. Charles Kranichfield of Grand Junction. Livestock ST. LOUIS, Oct. 5 (UP)—Hogs 9,000, salable 7,000; top H.10; 150240 IDS 4.70; 1.0-140 Ibs 13.25-14.25; sows 13.95. Cattle 6,000, salable 3,800; calves 3,800, all salable; mixed yiprllngs and heifers 10-12.50; cows 7.75-11; canners and cutters 5.50-7.50; saughler steers 0-17.25; slaughter heifers 7.75-1G.SO; stockcr and feeder steers 7.50-13. Eugene Dozier Listed Among Navy Wounded Eugene Dozier, of Little Rock, electrician's mate ot the Navy, has been wounded' in action, the Navy Department has informed his wife, the former Miss Anne Blackwcll, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. It. O. Blackwcll of Armorel. No details were given in the official message hut. it Is believed ills ship was off the coast of France. Mrs. Dozier is In Little Rock, having gone there six weeks ago for n visit with Mr. Dozler's parents. Lemons Talks To Club Members of the Blytheville Rotary club met loday at Hotel Noble for their regular weekly luncheon meeting, when c. K. wilkerson of Little Rock and James Purnell, Junior Rotarian of the month, were guests. C. S. Lemons was speaker, using as Ills topic "Rotary and What ft Means to the Individual Member." Chicago Rye Dec. May low open high IOB',4 108% lOTTi . 108 108 10C}i close pr.cl 107% 109'i 107 IOB',1 Truman Not Too Busy To Visit 0/cf Friends Weather ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy this nffejnoon, tonight and Friday. Not much change in temperature. Maximum temperature, here yesterday was 84 degrees and minimum, 70 degrees. 1C3 5-8 68 1-2 27 1-4 65 03 5-8 N. Y. Stocks A T & T Amcr Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Gen Electric ............. 38 1-4 Gen Motors ........... ... 63 5-8 Montgomery Ward ......... 53 1-4 N Y Central ............. 19 Int Harvester ............ 801-2 Hcpublic Steel ........ .... 103-4 Socony Vacuum .......... 125-8 Studcbaker .............. 19 lV4 Standard of N J .......... 55 Texas Corn ............... 45 7:8 U S Str.el ................ GO • . Senator Harry S. Truman, Democratic vice presidential nominee, ts a busy man these days but lie Is not going to let the national campaign keep him from attending the Pcmlscot County Fair at Caruth- ersvillc, Mo., 28 miles north of here. He has been attending that fair for 10 consecutive years, and he'll be there again Saturday mid Sunday. . i : ..'•. t Although he has spoken informally each year he bus been an honored guest at the fair, he will be making his first political talk when he speaks at 7:30 o'clock Saturday night in front of the grandstand at the fairgrounds. Despite his having become an 'ntcmallonnl figure, friends do not plan any formal entertainment or n lot of ceremonies. Senator Truman will visit old friends, attend the races, have "pot luck supc.pr," speak at the grandstand, eat Sunday dinner with a preacher and his family, and leave late Sunday afternoon lor Memphis, en route to New Orleans where he will speak Wednesday. The simple program lias been planned ns Senator Triiiiian would like it, say his old friends, who first met him 15 years ago through American Legion activities. Accompanying Senator Truman to Carulliersvillc Saturday noon will be Capt. Roy W. Harper, longtime friend who arrived In the United Stales several days ago after 33 months service in Australia and New Guinea. He Is lias- hand of the former Miss Knth Butt of Blythcville. They will join James M. Reeves, close friend of Senator Truman and law pnrlner of Captain Harper, and other friends, of tlie vice presidential candidate which Include James T. Ahem, Bob Mul- llnlks, N. W. Helm, the Rev. D. K. Foster and others. Tlie races at the fair, sponsored by the the American Legion, will entertain the visitor until 4:30 o'clock when he will be guest of honor at an Informal "get lo- Stther" and "pot luck supper" at the Armory given by the Democratic Women's Club of Pemlscot County. Tills Ls an invitation affair. The committee In charge of the early supper indludcs Miss Hallle Lewis, Mrs. L, s. Shade, Mrs. L. H. Slhult, Mrs. Mary Oliver and Mrs. E. A. Long, all of Carulhers- vllle. Included in the guests will be several from Blyllievlllc. Sonalor Truman's public address will follow at 7:30 o'clock, just as he has spoken there each ol the TODAY'S WAU ANALYSIS New Invasion Is Vital Part Of Allied Plan ii) MMI-:H IIAUTIUI United Tress Slatt Writer illy !iO niJlc'H from Athens. Greek sources In London rcuorl- d that British Army officers were n Trlpolls In the heart of the Pe oponnesus peninsula to obtain tin. urrciuler of security battalions. No opposition was cnconnlcrci! n Ihc curly stages of the Invn.sloi: vhen British panitroopei's showerec lown to scli:c airfields for UAI iliine.-; which flew In on schedule Jut the Terse communique reveal ed that "land forces are In coutac' \!th the enemy'." Greek I'ardsans lli'lp Those troops, ofllclnlly known 11: Land Forces of the Adriatic", wen •e|«rtcd to be In t'alral, once Die irlnclpai scat of Greek commerce, and It's possible Hint the key city already has fallen. If it bus. n great leal of tlie credit can go to Greek inrtlsans who are flghling side by side with the Invasion troops, British Correspondent Godfrey Talbot said, "The Qcrmnn chapter of-shame in the Balkans Is tlrnw- '.I n close, and Ihe Greeks •hemselvcs arc working with us In U closing" and he nddod- "Pntral, vhlcli; we've entered, Is believed '" be one of the last strongholds In _ .^lopomicsus,. nnd to.get such strongholds"-"Ihc. local, force's arc working wllh our troops iu Greece." Tlie Greek patriots, have waited over Ihrcc years for this invasion— iinrl they're making' every inlnuic count now. Talbot Went on to rn- lort that joyous Greeks helped Ihc first paratroopers In to construct landing strips, and as soon ns the :ilancs came In ponsnnls rushed out to heap bouquets of flowers on the pilots.. Population Starved Tlie correspondent continued, "The clothing of the Greeks was torn nml patched, the people wore Ihln. The Huns,had lakcn clothes and food.' "And yet." he adds, "(here was no begging, the Greeks Just gratefully accepted the comforts which our advancing party could give." While the women and children kept up a continuous welcome committee, vengeful Greek men set out In pursuit of their one-time conquerors. They joined the Allied push northward, harrying the Nazis reported withdrawing from Hie Allied invasions of Kuropc arc coining thick nnd fast. Italy . . . Normandy . . . southern Kriinco . . . Albania . . . miif now Greece. For the Jlrst lime the wraps are olf and the world can sco the meshed gears of Allied European strategy. ' The new Invasion of Greece Is u vital cog In that machine whoso sole purpose is. not to win tcnl lory from the German army, but to destroy the Gorman army. Here Is Ihe over-all picture In the southern llalkans, n picture Into which tho Greek invasion Ills like thu missing piece In a Jlg-snw pillule. Stretched thinly over Hungary. Yugoslavia, Albmilu. Greece and the "Aegean Islands is the Second German Pan/.or Ar- inv comprising some 20-10-25 ill- visions.. First, Allied Adriatic for- . ccs landed In Al- Jamcs " :lr > lcr banla with tlie liopo of spreading 200 miles across tliut-linul to Salon- ika In Greece. Such u nmve would completely mill oir the Greek peii- IniiUln, bottling up the live German divisions garrisoning It, Now Allied forces, coming up from the south, have invaded O recce to hcril the Germans back nijulnst, lhn.li..wjilj. Hiil.^nl .the .same Umo, they're setting" "another trap faith- cr north to sunn.' tin.' OarmnziK );> southern Yugoslavia. Russian troops, moving at a u1lle-an-hour clip across Yugoslavia, are within a few miles of Belgrade. Important Itall Outer Thai city Is the knot tying together all Important railroads moving from Greece ncrora .southern Yugoslavia townnl Germany. Ona: It Is captured, German armies will be deprived of their last iidcrumlc escape route of, not only Greece, but Albania anil southern, Yugoslavia, as well. Balkan roads lending back Into Austria and Germany arc- totally inadequate for either the movement of troops or the transportation of supplies. And British naval forces patrolling Ihe Adriatic will prevent any evacuation by .sea. Thus, Ihe Allies have nil but completed a ring of encirclement around 100,000 Germans lingering In the southern nnlkans. To the west me British warships In the Adriatic. To Yanks Behind Siegfried Line Within 35 Miles Of The Rhine; Great Tank Battle Developing LONDON, Oct. 5 (U.I'.)—American armored forces have Hind out on Hit; Cologne plain behind the Siegfried Line. Slabbing two milen northeast of Ubiich they penetrated the eilifo of the plain today to within 30 mile's• of the Rhine i'iver. Bui Die AmerieiuiH were biiLlling through .mud, raiii urn! intense German fire in Dm break-through area north, of Aachen, where they have taken the town of Heggcndorf. • United Press War Correspondent U. S. Subs Sink 11 Jap Vessels Warships, Freighters Go Down In Pacific; Jap Oil Fields Hit WASHINGTON, Oct. 5. (UP) — American submarines have torpedoed another chunk out of Japan's (hvlmlllni! scn-poiw. The Navy ni;tiouiiccd this afternoon that the subs have 1 sunk another 11 Japanese ships In the Pn- clllc. Three of these vessels were warships, an escort ship, u destroyer and a seaplane lender. Five ~argo vessels, a medium transport and a largu tanker also wecrc sent o the bolt,om. Japan Is desperately short' ot milkers, and Allied pliincs arc try- ng to mak.c bur desperately short of oil. The Tokyo radio said that Allied pinnes again linvg raided the isvcal oil center of Ilallkpapan in Borneo, tli,, site of ol! fields nnd refineries that furnish one-sixth o; 'Japan's fuel supply. 1 Radio Tokyo snld that 30 planes made this lalost rillnek, dropping boiiilpjf" for two hojii-R.' "Of course Tokyo claims (.lint little damage wns 'one. The Axis enemy, nlrciidy is suffering such severe • shortages In some materials that Tokyo said Gorman U-boats arc being used to carry, cargo. Tokyo said these O- boats arc plying between Germany and Japan In nn effort to slip through the Allied blockade. In China, a front dispatch from United Press Correspondent George Wang on the Kwellln front estimates that half a million Japanese troops are taking part In this critical enemy offensive In eastern China. However, n famous Chinese general, who can't \J K named, says that his Iruons will defend Kwellln until the last man. Peloponnesus In nn attempt to cs- [ the south Allied forces coming up 10 years he has attended the fair. Democratic women of this section were extended nn Invitntlon today to attend tlie public meeting Saturday night by Mrs. James B. Clark, chairman of the North Mississippi County Democratic Women's Club. Senator Truman will have Sunday dinner with Ihe Rev. D. K. Foster, pastor of first Baptist Church at Caruthcrsvlllc for 25 years, and Mrs. Foster, at the parsonage. In between engagements, Senator Truman plans to find Unit; to visit with those men from that section with whom he first bccnmc friends 15 years ago hrough Missouri stale American Legion activities. He was living at Independence, Mo., r.nrt soon the friendships deep- end with his later visiting Cniulh- ersvillc to witness an American Legion county fair of which he had heard. That was the year he was elected to the senate and being senator didn't keep him from again visiting the Midway of the fair's carnival, viewing tlie exhibits of farms and homes In the vicinity of Cnrulhersville, yelling for his favorite horse to come on in .and ilo- !ng all those things that go willi » good time at ft country fair,. cape the closing trap. The Germans may he too Me. This new Invasion completes a three-quarters encirclement of some 100,000 Nazis In Greece, Albania and Yugoslavia, with ncd Army forces and Marshnll Tito's partisans I" Yugoslavia culling across the last escape route to the north. Drive on Belgrade Those partisans have run up new gains. Tito announced that a new drive has been launched on Belgrade from the soulh. To the north Ihe Russians were reported by the British radio to be striking through the outskirts of Belgrade at bayonet point, and the fall of the Yugoslav capital was Imminent. Tlie Hed Army was reported on the move at both ends of the far flung front today. The Berlin radio reported that the Russians hnv n opened " powerful thrust Into northwest Lithuania 05 miles from the frontier ol East Prussia. 'Ihcrc was no late news from the Polish front, but It was revealed that General Bor, commander In chief of the Polish Armed Forces, was captured by the Germans at Warsaw together with his entire staff. That's an official announcement from the Polish military headquarters, confirming former German reports. Former Manila Man Dies At Hospital In Memphis James H. Poc, long a blacksmith at Manila, died Monday night at John Gaslon Hospital In Memphis. He was 61. Resident of Memphis for the past three years, Ihc body was sent to Mnnlln where funeral services were to be held loday prior to burial at Manila Cemetery. Webster Is Co-Owner Of Service Station Homer Webster, who became all employe of P. B. Joyner Service Station more than five years ago, has become co-owner of the station, recently moved from Highway 61 north to Highway 18 West. The station building was ivmortei- cd and redecorated alter having been rnovcd. through Greece. To the cast the Russians, To Ihc north n double wall of Allied troops In Albania and Soviet troops In Yugoslavia. Nnrin ('tilling Out The Germans, rcally.lng their danger, fast arc pulling out of the islands clustered around the ragged southern fringe ot Greece. British Commandos have landed on Cythcrn Island unopposed. Greek guerrilla? probably control all tho northern and central Aegean Islands. One German division has evacuated Crete, leaving another huddled h the western end awaiting possible Allied Invasion, The Germans are trying to hold a corridor of Islands from Crete to Athens, but once the Athens railroad Is cut nt Belgrade, they n-lll IK trapped nonetheless. Thus, the second battle of Greece Is being won almost as fast ns the first battle of Greece was lost.,At dawn April B, 1941, German armies Invaded Yugoslavia and Greece with -15 German divisions backed by 3000 planes. Britain quickly siphoned 00,000 Ill- armed men from its North African Army and shuttled them to Greece. Prime Minister Churchill later said England felt that the force was doomed from the start. But Britain had promised Greece help. And a promise is a promise. Yugoslavia's army folded up before it was fully inobiltad. Anxious to force a hasty decision, the Germans failed to destroy that army, and Its soldiers moved Into the mountains to light as guerrillas. Then the Nazis wedged between the 225.000 man Greek army and the British. On April 23, Greece surrendered and seven days later the British evacuated Io Crele under circumstances more difficult than Dunkerque. Finally, they we're .driven out of Crcle, loo. Now the Allies arc back In Greece, back In Yugoslavia and soon may be back in Crele. The Balkan shoe is on Ihe other fool Strikes To End In Detroit's War Factories DETROIT. Oct. 6 (UP)—Representatives of the striking CIO maintenance workers in Detroit today voted to end the walkouts whlcl have halted or crippled producttoi In at least 25 wnrplnnts. Tlie presidents of the local un ions have notified their members to return to their Jobs on the ncx shift. The bnck-to-work vote climaxed an address mndc by Walter Reutlv er, nn International vlce-prcsiden of the CIO United Aulo .Workers neuthcr wns rushed by Army plane to Detroit this morning to lei :he 4000 strikers they must rctun to their jobs In the interest of Iht war cfforl. Reullicr later told newsmen that Ihc bar.k-to-work vote was adopt; cd by nn "overwhelming majority." He added that the workers com- 'iiittce would return to Washington for further conferences with the War Labrr Board. The walk-out! which began Monday and forced Idleness upon 60,000 war workers, was the result of a dispute on wage differentials. It threatened to throw one million war workers Into ifllelicss. New York Cotton Afar. May July Oct. . Dec. . . 2198 2202 2197 2202 2175 2177 2208 2209 2193 2197 21S7 2196 21GO 2208 2193 2200 2203 2193 2201 2168 2178 2208 2209 2194 2197 ] Jnck Prankish, now wllh thc^First rmy, said the Americans were pay- ig a high price for "what, r,b fnr, only a tiny wedge In Germany's pfcnsc.s." The Germans were pour- ig heavy lire on all points ot tho arrow Jane the Americans have leared 'through the line. And .one fllccr, Major Warren Giles" ot Vlhens, Tciin,,,told Prankish: "Our oulnt Is receiving' more shells nan at tiny time In our experience, lit wo linv'o not given liny ground." Approach Klilnc llrldgc North of the First Army, Brll- Ot troops wcro striving for n coin'c- nick at Arnhcm. Attacking on n sjx- nlle Dutch fronl along the NIJ,-;. Liegcii-lo-Arnhcni road,: the Second • irmy moved to within two miles «C he Rhine bridge for which nn nlr- lorne division fought a heroic' los- ng 10-day bailie. On the other .end of the front, \uicrlcnn Third Army shock troops lave stormed into the underground :lmmbers of "Fort Drlant on.the ap- iroaches to Met/. As the u.illlc for' he bnslton went through lls.Umvl lay, General 1'ntlon's men. bur- owed down from one of their fooE- mlcls on the thrcb corners of HID 'orl Into Ihe maze ot passages honeycombing the giant block of concrete. To lhe<soulh, French and American troops of the-Aided Seventh Arniy have'beulcp off small-scale Uelfort. ' Behind the long winding wcstcin 'rant, Canadian troops, pushing out from lllxslaled AnUerp, have nd- vaivced the front litre 10 miles northwest of. Ihe cily. They were sy.i- lemallcnlly cleaning but the coii- cenlrlc ring of German-held forts, around It, and have seized ti (own on tho Belgian-Dutch border. Fnr .he first time Antwerp was beyond long-range gunfire. t Bombers Hit Cologne As battles smouldered up ami down the front today, more than 1000 American heavy bombers spoil out to bomb Cologne, the Rhlnclmul city 30-odil miles ahead of the Auir crican' First Army. The • bombers, escorted by some 750 lighters,- also struck rail lines 23 miles northwest of Minister nnd airdromes nt live nearby towns. If n British report "is' true, the Germans :iiavo tried to strikeT bsBc wllh n new secret Weapon, but tlie attempt wns a fizzle. Tlie- Lonrtor. Dally Mall reports from -Stockholm that Germany's! V-2 secret'weapon already, has been laimcifed ngnihst Britain fr'orn Dutch firing site's. But the dispatch, attributing Its Information to •"« neutral observer who served In the Gorman army," said the Nazi High command was disappointed r'wlth results. The dispatch said the. new weapon travels so rripldly 'that, It falls to terrorize the population:' And It was said to penetrate the earth wilh such a speed that Its destructive force Is less than .that of robot bombs. - - • , So far, no reports of such a weapon have passed British censorship in London. ,' ,_ ( . , ., In another dispatch reaching London today, this one from Zurich, Nazi officials,were.said to be carry- 1 ing out tt reign of terror in Berlin. They were said Io be sentencing inhabitants to death on the slightest pretext. The rcport'said increasing numbers of women were marrying foreign workers to shed their German citizenship, and the Black Forest Was snld to be full of German deserters. Mrs. Ida Hardin Dies At Kansas City, Mo. Mrs. Ida Hardin of Kansas City, Mo., mother of Mrs. Ralph Herndon. 1005 West Ash, died Tuesday morning at her home. She was 72. Notified of her critical Illness, Mrs. Hcrndoi) wns en route there when her mother died. Funeral services were to bo held this afternoon at Slater, Mo. Mrs. Herndon, who will'accom- pany the body and other members of the family to Slalor, will return here Sunday night., . •Mr*. Hnrdin visited the Herndon family here last Summer. -V N. 0. Cotton Mar. . 2203 2207 May •: -2203 2206 July .. 2177 2179 Oct. .. 2212 2217 Dec. 1 ;. 2197 .'.2199 >:2206 War Prisoner: Is Recaptured At Si. Louis Franz Rombach, 23-year T old former soldier of-the Geminii Army, has been taken prisoner for the second time in the post fourhicnlhs. Escaping, from the .Blythcville German prisoner of :war! camp shortly after midnight Monday, he was apprehended last night In the vicinity of St Louis, (Japl K C Coff»ian, commanding officer of the local branch camp, said today. No details ot his capture were receded here, he said, nombi^h was being returned to tiv Blythc- vlllp camp today. this prisoner was taken June 5 in Rome; 2203 2Mi««™» _. . .... 2202 2205 sad* Chicago Wheot 2168 2169-21811 ; open high low close prcl 2216 .-2310 Dec. . IGC'j 166". 165J4 166 167'{ 2197. May . 1625J 1G2'K Ifttf i6l l » 163'$ 2212 2198 21S8'

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