The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 13, 1943 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 13, 1943
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VOIAJMK ,LE COURIER THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NOKTlllJAfeT ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Blythevlllc Dally News Blylheville Courier Blythevllle Herald Mississippi Valley Lender BI,YTHKVIU,H, AIIKANSAS, TUKSDAY, AI'KIl, l.'i, I'M:! SINCJLB COPIES FIVK CKN'O ommentary > . id Nervous e Axis Springboard By THOMAS J. DONOIFUE of Unlled Press Tlic Balkan barometer is rising atj!iin. A wiivu of nervousness i;> swopping lliat Irnclilioiiiil Uiuler-liox of war 'mil il'.s felt most acutely in Bulgaria, a land which lias known no peace since it. gained its independence in 1009. Today, there are rumors streaininjr out of Bulgaria that .some important event is near. Most notable are the reports of virtual general mobilization and of ;i civilian evacuation of the MariUii valley which leads down into Thraeian Greece. King Bovis 1ms ousted Bo^dan *-• Philoff as premier and Ihus eliminated . the last ranking moderate from Bulgaria's government. Although Philoff Is tlic man who hi 1941 signed Bulgaria Into the Axis at Vienna, it was done under immense German pressure. PhilolT himself always Unit been considered pro-Russian • and anxious lo maintain peaceful relations with Bulgaria's neighbors — a rarity among Balkan statesmen. Boris Holds Conferences Fire Razes School At Leachville Since Friday, when phlloir was ousted, King Boris has been con- fc.rrhiE almost constantly with his general staff and with members of a German commission which is reported lo include several high ranking Nazi officers. Recently, Boris held a long conference with Hitler on a subject which' never was fully revealed. A blackout -has been imposed, on Bulgaria's coastal and border areas, arid 'reports to neutral countries ea'y many guns arc in evidence of late. ' 'What .does it al) mean? . What part can''"tiny Bulgaria play in tlfe'.. dramatic event's now beginning .across the Mediterranean?'^ estimate the possibilities. , .one FOES GIRD should study Bulgaria's comparatively 'brief '.history as an Independent 'riatlon. In ; 1912,' tout years after 'winning freedom from': Turkey, Bulgaria was allied with Serbia; Greece and Montenegro in the first. Balkan war to' drive the Turks out of Europe. ^But thatv war left most 'of the problems unsolved and s : second ".Bajtaiii : -war begait in 1913, ' : - 'with Serbia, ' Mrjhlenegro, Greece and Rumania' allied against Bulgaria '.in a fight for territory. Bulgaria -.-.was •ucalcti' and stripped of. • considerable' land, bill one year 'later she- was back, 'in the World War on : the side, of Ge'r.- The elementary school at Leachville was destroyed late last night in a lire which threatened all ol the five buildings which make up the school facilities there, Estimate of the lass had not been made today with the n-rooni, onc- slory brick slructurc a complete loss, along with all equipment including books and records. The fire was not discovered until I the building was an Inferno with blazes leaping from all sides. No effort was made to enter the building although firemen from 'Leach- vlllc; Monette and Manila battled to save Ihc adjoining buildings. Cause of the lire was undetermined tills afternoon as officers continued their investigation. No fire is believed lo have been lii Ihe building yesterday, according to S. K. Garrctl, superintendent of the Leachvillc schools. The building, heated with fuel oil 'stoves, had 11 clar.s rooms, an auditorium, four rest rooms and a music room, in addilion to the central hall. . i ' Erected live years ago as a WPA project, the building was a" modern one.. - ! Located on what is known as Ihc school block, It was near .'the agricultural building, which escaped ilairiagc because of the. work of firemen and because Hie nsbestoa roof of the burning building pie- Well - Known Blythevillc- Woman Dies Al Hospital This Morning Mrs. Mary Moss Lynes Bryan, wife of Hie lale Dr. Enoch Morgan Urysn and mother of two well- known Blylheville resldeiils, died this morning, 5 o'clock, at Walls Hospital. She was 70. Dcalh followed an illness which began laic In February when she was stricken with a heart ailment. Since tlial time she had Iwlcc been In Ihe hospllnl, having been removed there Thursday night following nnotlicr'attack from which she never recovered. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon, 4 o'clock, at tlic Christian Church of Fullon, Mo. wilh burial lo follow al llillcresl Ccmolery lliere, beside her husband In Ihe family lot. Will I.ttive Toniuhl Her youngest, son, Moss -Lync: Bryan, and her daughters. Mis: Ellen Bryan, also of •Blylhevillc Roosevelt Redcflicales Nation To Ideals Of Thomas Jefferson WASHINGTON, April 13 . (UP) — President Roosevelt warns, nil \mcrlcniis to face the Iiicl; (hat icace-loving Thomas .Jefferson accd, "Thnt men who will, not iglit for Liberty can lose It." The President rodedicaled tlie Nation todny lo the Ideals of the hlrd president of the United Slates at the formal ceremony opening Ihe while marble Jefferson Memorial on the Tidal Basin In Washington. Although Jefferson was Ixirn '203 /cars ago, Mr. Uooscvcll suid the author of' the Declaration of In- [tependencc was confronted by Issues similar to the ones we face .otiay, Tlic President said the cruelties and oppressions against which we arc fighting taught us the inclining of these words of Jefferson: "I have sworn upon the iillur ot God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man." Mr, Uooscvcll had laid the cor- ncrslonc 01 the memorial In I'.KM. 1'odny he stood before the completed structure, shining beautifully In Ihe sun on Ihe .south side of Hit- Tidal llasln. Tim I're.sldenl said Unit Jeffer- sun is "closer by much to Ih'lng men than many of our leaders of Ihe years between." ^ "Ills cause," Mr. lioosevelt salil, '.'was a mime lo which we also are coiumitlced, nut by our words ulimc bill by our .sacrifices. . . , "Thomas Jelferson believed, as we believe, in man ... he believed, us we bfliere, In cerlaln Inalienable rights, lie, as we. saw U'.ose principles and fnviloms challenged, lie foiiRJil for ilieiu, a.s we light lur ihein." A:»erllii|; Ihal Jefferson proved "lhat Ihe seeming e:lip:<e ol l,tb- cily can well become Ihe dawn of more l.UnTlv," Ihe President pinm- hed; '"I'lils lesson, so blllci'ly buineii, will never be Iiirgiilten while Mils geniM'nllun lives." Kiverdale Soldier Killed In Action Mr. and Mrs. J. U. Williams of Ilivcrdalc comnnniity near Lepaii- _ to, Ark., were notified yesterday Mrs.' Earl KooiiU. of Fulton,j that their son, 'lech. ."-oral. Hcr- Mo., will leave tonight, on tlic o'clock train, .for St. Louis, where they will be joined by .their two brothers. Dr. William Joseph Bryan of' Rockfofd. 111.,: and Dr. B. M. Bryan of .'Mount Vernon, Mo., and their families. . . Mr. Koontz and other relatives and friends will Join I hem at noon lomoirow-when they.arrive at Fulton. Miss Bryan and her brother will rcUnn Friday to their home here, 1012 West Holly.. Death 6f Mrs. Bryan brings lo a close a full life of a woman who endeared, herself to many. rnany. . Stripped By-,Trcaiy , The World War Treaty of. Ncnll- i ly-..-cia' ; .'BiilgnrV.i- "imy.i^W SW> men and her outlet to the Aegean Sea was taken from' her and given to Greece.. However, tlic agreement! of Salonika :iiV'1938 betwee vented Ihe flames irom immediately coming oul of the roof .ancl-^-the btlck walls retarded their spread. .Ne'aiby arc the high school build- 1i!g, gymnasium- and''h6riic .(xononi- Ics building. ' ' ' The alarm was given by Mrs. John D. Wells, living nearby who mental ssaionixa :in; ia« m^eu,, awakened by the falling tim- Bulgaria and Ihe Balkan Entente, bcra _ Almost a j the •„„,„,, llmCi comprising Rumania, Jugoslavia, Turkey and Greece, permitted Bulgaria to re-arm. And she foughl bordei- bailies wilh Greece in 1924. Then, in 1940, Germany forced Rumania to give Bulgaria the Dobfudja province in payment for Bulgaria's World War services. That was how Bulgaria deserted her traditional friendship with Russia- and adopted Germany as Jicr "fathcr-prolcclor." In addi- lion, Boris' wife, Queen loanna. is the daughter of King' Victor Emmanuel of Italy, and since the army's coup in 1034, Bulgarian governments have been more pro- Fascist than pro-democratic. '. Now. it seems, Hitler may be about, to demand of Bulgaria payment for favors bestowed. The evacualion of the Maritza valley and 'the reported imminence of general mobilization would indi- cale a possible Axis allack inlo Turkey, wilh two major objectives. Counter-Sieves Possible One would be lo hamstring what seems to be an impending Allied invasion of southern Europe by .striking at the Allied western flank. A second, anil perhaps, primary • objective would be lo, drive across northern Turkey inlo (lie Caucasus and reach the Caspian Sea. Germany certainly has not given up hope of taking the Caucasus despite the resounding defeat she suffered in that region .at Ihe hands of Ihe Russians last winter. That .attempt failed primarily because ot over-extended communication lines in a pincers lhat developed from the Ukraine In the north, and from ' the Crimea and Kcrcli slrails in Hie south. A drive into Turkey aimed at the Caucasus in conjunction wilh a massive new assault from the Ukraine and the Kerch straits would constitute a classic "pincers within a pincers" and if successful would nullity the entire Soviet Black Sea flcel. Strategisls never have ruled out the possibility ol a German "mad- dog" allack into Turkey. And if there is to be one at all. (he lime never seemed more propitious than this summer. It might secure the Caucasus for Hitler and perhaps even open the way for a Near East juncture with the Japanese. Tlic Nazis have promised thai surprises arc in store for the Allies in the future. This may have been vain braggadocio by a frightened enemy. But in war one learns to expect anything—especially from the Nazis as their position worsens, and that the best defense against the enemy is to atlack ourselves. other persons in the neighborhood discovered the fire which had gained great headway. There was no school today either in the high school or Ihe elementary school but classes arc ex- to be resumed tomorrow In Her home, family friends held her chief interest, in life. Unwilling to grow old in body, mind or spirit, she. was'. very -active;. despite having had- a weakened heart for 15 ytars without 'disclosing hei condition-to '-the .fpjajjly;"'. 1 " Well-known Vor her art in making a home, Mrs. .'Bryan's favorite recipes were sought by many with whom she shared Iwr cooking skill and her needlepoint handwork wat widely admired by those who saw it. ','•-. Interested In Current Events But being a mother and a homemaker did not jirevcnt, her from icrt Williams, was killed in ac- ion in Africa March 22. He was 21. Besides his parenls, he leaves hh vifc, Mrs. Hstnei' Williams of Ca\'j Jily, Ky.; three brothers, Corp. toward "Williams in England.'-mid Allon and James Williams 01 Illv- crdale. and larec sislers, Miss Ad- Lee Williams of Hlverilale, h'lsco General Agent Say New Schedules To Bi Effective Sunday Mrs. Lorcne Dodson of Uike- City, U, S. Navy Fliers Sti'ikc I'.ucmy Bases To Clieck Jap Air Offensive II) 1 Hulled I' Navy llii'rs. Mii'edlnti IhroUKh mrky weather, have delivered five lorn siimslllui; blows il(';iinl to heck the Riuhnhii; Jap air olii'li- Ive In Ihe .Solomons. The Navy communique says Heala liny, Kahili. Munda and two up bases on Kolcunbaii^iiia l.s- inil wen 1 blasled. The bud weiUhcr was blame'l for he lows of two FlyliHi KOI tresses uri Kahili. All the |)laiKs irliiiu- •d from the other four atlurks. Mcjitnvhlle : Ameiit'an. luiwbers >nd DKhleis :Uliirko([iKlRk,i In the Meiillan.s four limes .on Hiinihiv nitiKlnn lo T,\ the number of rald.s i>n Klska this month. Air officers stild bombs hit waterfront tnstal- .allons In the Kiska (Mimp area. Klskn Damacril A (ILsi)iilch from Ihe Alaska de- (ciise ciiiumand heailiiuaileis :uy. the Klska raui|i nreu was slinl- leivil In earlier raids Ealurday and new lighter landing strln the have been bnlldlnij at Salmon Rommel Digs In As Allies Gather For Big Clean-Up 111 Hulled I'rcss Ahiod iinnics nre ilniwing up nido hy side for Uic ' lilow to Ibi! Axis in Noi'lli Afrk'n. There is a (.'ompnnilivi,' lull in the action in Tunisia at Ihc uinmi'iit, bill, fevurish nc.tivtlv ton Ii illicit behind-Uic lines. Tlie enotn.v in unlraidimn liniita.illv in the hills and vullcyn hcjliind n dclVnso linn rmmitii; from Bi/.urlo to Kn- litiiivillt!. Tin" Allied 18th Aniiy Ki'oiip—meaning the British Kii'sl and tilb Armies—is mussing ontlic outer fringe^" nf that lint! iiinl ni<>|)|>iui; ii]i Isolitted nests of resistance fur to the I'urtr Armored palrols of Brllhh lroo;:s are slabbing'ui Ihc enemy's new. positions. And radio Algiers reports with couth million Ihal Ihe Urit- Ish already'have reached Ihu Axis defenses lit Enridavlllc. it's primarily a British show CPILHUP itswf Lanolin was bomb hlls, pouk-niarla'd with Willie E: -Durtrt'.'^ Here From Face Charges Arrested on a charge of bt-amy Willie E: Dunn, 31, private' in the Frisco train schedules will b ehiiiigcd Sunday, "In order tu mor salisfaeturily meet the needs of th civilian Inivellnx public as well a mllilary travelers," it wa.s an nounccd lodny by O. I*. Ralne general agiml here. -Train (l(,j, (he Meinphlan, wl leave SI. Louis at 10:51) p. in,, an leave lilyllievllle at. ft:l>5 a. n with arrival In Memphis al. 7:C~> a. hi. Train III]:, Ihe Northbound Memphis, will leave Memphis at 11 p. in. ah dleavu Blythevlllo at \t;,, „ in., with arrival in St. Louis set I Train, iwi. Southbbun;!- Sunny- laiul, will leave St. Louis at 'i:fi^ in. m.. leave Illythcvillo at ;t:51 p. in,, and arrive In Memphis al Amcrlcnn (inimci'.s scored nnotli- er victory when lu Japanese y.imri attacked a lone Liberator biuuber on a reconiiajs,sance Illghl over the norlli coast of New Guinea. Six p. m. Tl ' aln eoi| . Northbound flunny- Ihe high school and Ihe elementary students will return to classes cither tomorrow or Thursday, it was announced this afternoon by Mr. Garrctt. Tlie 450 grade school students will attend school in the home economics, agricultural and gymnasium buildings on the campus and the community house, which is not very far from the school, Mr. Oarrell said. The Leachvillc school, which has a nine months Icrm. will close May 21. Mr. Garrctt, superintendent since last Fall, was principal of the junior high school here for several years prior to accepting that posi- iion. maintaining a current events great concern- in and oilier timely Army stationed at Blylheville I lall<i > wlu lc!iv(! Memphis at T\'K Army Air Field until recently sivw,! "• 'I 1 - lc " vc Biylhcvillc at !>:13 a. i 'medical discharge, has been re- '"-'and arrive In SI. Louis at -1:15 ' l>, m. Ho change toiiics, and howvklic kept her sense or humor in life through the years was often discussed by friends. GEFiTI FOLLOWS Her role a wife and mother began at the age of 18 when on Dec. 3. 1890, she married'a young physician. . ... ' ; Born in Columbia, Mo., where turned lo the, county Jnil here. , ' Injury Suffered In Ring Proves .Fatal To Leo Balleniinc Of Steele Chicago Wheat • open high ;ow close July . 142!S 143W 142!™ 143',!, 142}; Sep. ' \Wt 144% I43S 144X 143^ July Sep. . Chicago Rye open high low close 5Vi 87 STEELE, Mo., April 13.—Leo Dal- lentinc, son of Mr. and Mrs. 11. Ballenline, died at his home in Sleclc Sunday from injuries suffered when he and some friends were having a "battle royal" as a preliminary for the -boxing bout at Steele high school for Friday night. He was not believed to be seriously Injured at the lime and had been up town Saturday. Death was caused from a fracture on the head which caus£d a blooci clot. Leo. who was 14, was one of the most popular boys In the community. He was born at Steele and had lived here all of his life. Funeral services were held at the Methodist church in Steele Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock and burial was made in the Holly Grove Cemetery. German Undertaking Company was in charge. ; her parents had moved from Kentucky, she attended Christian College, Columbia. Dr. and Mrs. Bryan long lived at New Bloomficld, Mo., where their line: soils and two daughters were born during the years Dr. Bryan practiced medicine in that section. The ambition of this couple lo have all their children well educated Vas, realized, wllli two of their sons'following in the profession of their father. The late Dr. Bryan had extensive farming interests in Biylhcvillc for several years before the family moved in 1919. after he had retired. ' When the two physicians sons .oincd other relatives here a month igo lo bs with Mrs. Bryan, it was .he first time since the father's death 18 years ago that all of the sons and daughters had been with llieir mother at the same time. Mrs. Koontz, who has spent much of her time with her mother during recent years, has been with the family, here since Mrs. Bryan became ill. Tlic body will be at Cobb Funeral Home until sent lo Fulton. , Dunn and the former Miss 'Lillian Hawks were married March 13 by Justice of Peace T. L.'Ca-i- sidy, records disclose. Arrested at Tnimann Ealurday, at of Mississippi County officers, Dunn today remained in jail In lieu of $1500 bond. Officers charge that he was not divorced from his wife, Ihe former Miss Lorcne Upeliiueh, who lives at Truinann with his children. One of Ihe three children, a young son, was killed when struck by a train last week at Trumann. . Dunn was discharged from the Anny March 8, only five days before his lii.irriago to Ihe Dlythc- villc woman. His case Is slated to be heard at the next term of Criminal Division, Circuit Court, to lie held here In October. Dunn has lived in •Trumann a number of years. will lie made on 'rains 8!W and 099. operating between Jonesboro and lllvlhevlllc with KSH to continue to arrive In Biylhcvillc al n a. in., and 833 will leave at 12:15 p. in., for rctur|i trip to Jonesboro. Holds Court Sessions Marriage ties arc being severed today and tomorrow in Osccola and Blylhevillc where adjourned sessions of Chancery court nrc being held. In addition lo divorces, other cases which might come before this court arc damage suits. Chancellor Francis Cherry of Joiic.sboro Is conducting court In Osceola today and tomorrow in OJ .'i *J.^^K\ iu 8T,i I niylhci'lllo. Officers Say Negro Confesses Burglary Jlmmlc Lee Davis, 20. negro ex- convict of Greenville, Miss., l cojifefscd to burglari/ing Hodge's Store at Victoria April 4, Sheriff Hale Jackson today announced. The Negro, arrested in Blythc- villc by Police Chief William Berryiiian and Chief Deputy Sheriff W. J. Rancy, was returned to the county jail in Osccola where he later confessed to stealing $07.50 from the .store. The officers here picked (him up after receiving a tip that the wanted man was ;in Hhis city,I,» Davis had been working on the Ben Gill farm .near' the store. Livestock ST. LOUIS. April 13 (U.P.)—Hogs 14,000 all salable. Top $14.85; 180 to 203 pounds $14.75 tO'«14.80; 140 to 160 pounds $13.75 to $14.35; sows $14.25 lo $14.65. > Cattle 4,200; salable 4000.'Calves 1,400 all salable. Slaughter steer." $12.00 to $17.00; (Slaughter helferj $11.00 to $16.25; mixed yearlings and heifers $13.50 to $15.25; slockci and feeder steers $11.00 to $15,25 canners and cutters $8.50 lo $10.75 cows 11.00 to JtS.OO.V County Health Nurses Attend District Meeting Nurses of Mississippi Ccunly Health Unit attended u district meeting of public heallh nurses today In Joncsboro. where Mis 1 Annabel Bryant gave a paper. Others attending were Mrs. Lucy Miller of Osceola, also a nurse, and F.llen Smith. Negro nurse of the unil. Approximately 711 per ami of the world's petroleiu simply Is ro- duccd in the Iwo Americas. ' and possibly seven of Hie Xcro» were «hol down. 'Ihe vle.w Unit Ttikyu Is ready lo challenge Allied maslery ol the I'nirtflc skies Is ciupbiisl/cd In an ar.numcciiKiiil by the coiumaiidci :( Allied land forces, Lieut. .Gen ir Thomas Illamcy. .(HIIS Oathur Strmnlli , SpcakltiK from General MueAr .Inn's hcaddiiarlei's. lllamey Fiil Ihe .Japs aie ptlliiK. up l a slioi air "force in "i<(lilKion"'lo. ;inassli)s5 S0-.0t,0 soldlei'a north .of Australia. 'General .MacVuihur says In a ctmimiiilquu Hint (he . enemy's opening bid for a)r dominance was l.lunliid In llio raid al Port Moresby when Hid Japs lost 'M planes out of an attacking force of 109. In Washington, Secretary of the Navy Knox £Fild he knew nothing nljnnl lilaniiij's report of the con- ccnliiitlon ot acO.OOO (Irst line Jap- anc.'e iroop^'bHl Ihal lio believed Ihe enemy Was stepping up air activity urcjilly. The re|>mi further Japanese gains In Ihe rich rlcelr.nd area near HwRjuni;. The Japs have succeeded In tillering through Chinese lines IJttwccn Ihe Yanyl/.c rlrcr and Tung Tlnn Lake. In Durum, the 10th Unllnl Ktate.s Army Air Force reports formations of curllfti I'-'tO lighters completely destroyed the village of Walabiun In noilhwest Burma with No Changes Planned In A[i|X)iiitive 0 I f i c c s; Council Meets i'oiuylil There will be no chungcs In ap- lolnllve offices o! Ihu CJily of Iliy hevllle, Mayor 1C. U. Jack.sim nn- lounced toilay on the eve of the Jlly Council ineellng lonighl at which he will be sworn Into office lor a second lenn. lie also announced Unit Ihe mullet, of installing parking meters, as voted In the election, will not be discuss cd tonight but Ihal a-vole will be taken on approprlalloii of funds for establishment ol a clly sanitary unit hero In cooperation with Ihu, Icilaral government. Also taking office will be James Terry,- (a be sworn In as city treasurer, having been elected to the JIC a month Job without opposition In Oic icecnl inunlelpa elecllon, ' lie succeeds Jack Klnley flnbln- sim, also county treasurer, now i first' lleutonunt In' the Anus Aldermen now, for Ihe Clcnhan retreat long' since has ended orgtnil/.ed resistance In the American nectar. Bainc nkllng of the .nalurj of that .re- real Is seen In Ihe disclosure that' luce Ihc Tunisian- cninpalgn bean. Ihc Allies , have in ken more, liau W.WO enemy lirlsoners. All but About 5.00D of llicso were akin bj the BrllL h 'Ihe enemy, lowcver, . still has an estimated 10,01)0 German and Italian troops concentrated behind the new line or the liniiciullhg final bailie. At Sousso. and Sfax, Ihc AHUM lave found Ihc docks a mass of ijlack scnrs and .crumbling masonry and tho landing tlelds gulled ind burned—tribute lo Hie accuracy ot Allied Ijomoarillers. These bombardiers still arc work- Ing at the smile blistering pace despite I lie lull In ground fighling 1'otlay's' communique, reveals- powerful raids on .a landing : field on Ihe Tunisian tip. Numerous' buildings were nil mm uiigc Ilrei. slait-> iid,.while many'planes .were wrecked on' tho ground. Plying Fortresses reached out •still tarthcf' lo ' blasl Axis shipping at Hl/cill 'and Irapanl, &iclly AjiJ. iirthef lo 11/cilL 'an four - cnglncd Oonsolidalcd ~ lo lake;, tho oath-of i iaoi biimborj from Iho Middle E. Ii. Woodson and Ii. Ii. Jones, rejected wlUiuul op|ii)sltlon as w.iH Mayor Jnckson. . Ulty Clerk I'riink Whllwoith will admlnlsler the oalh. Appolnllvi: heads Include Ihc police, fire and engineering department. Mayor Jnckson • unlil no Inline ddilc aellon was conlemplaled on and vcstci- Cosenza Crolonc and ...., In Sntiihcrn Italy, yesterday. In the jnst Meek 108 Axis nfanei have been shot our forces. In Washlnglou,. Sccrslary: of.Ihe Mavj Knox, was ie|uctiuil lo prc (Hut Lsactl/ what the ne\l Allied imn'c. will lie after the. conquest.of Tunisia. .lie told reporters that It clean mlallallon of Ihe pnrklntj mctm \j c( |ii t iiancim as he phuiscd 11, which passed by a very small majority In Ihe election In which only ISO votes out of more than I'20I) were cast. Whether the City of Hlyllicville will pay 4lMli per year but 1 had no coiiuneiit when asked whether he was referring to Sar- llehl, demolition lion bombs., and fragmcnta- Praises American Sailors Lieut. Commander Robert Montgomery, former film aclr.r. appearing healthy.despite loss of 20 pounds through a boul with dcn;ue fever. praises courage of Anicriran sailors in action rturi|ig a Navy-spoii- :;ored Intfivirw in I is Anijrles. INKA Ic-lepholoi. Services Held For Mrs. Sarah Little STEKIJ5. Mo., April 13.—Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah Isabcll Little wire, held at Uic Calhollc .church at Caruthorsvllle Tuesday mornlni; U HI o'clock with Father P. J. Uoyle conducting the services and burial iK made in Uic Lltllc Prairie Ccinelcry at CariilhcrsvlHe. 'Mrs. I.itllc was 15 years, was one of Ihe oldcrst scltler.s of Holland. She came here from Leopold, lad., '18 years ago. .She was a member of the Catholic church and also a member of the Dolphan club. She hail made her home with her son. A. H. Little since the death of her husband. She became 111 Christmas Day but her condition did not bc- rciiic critical until the past few days. She died Monday morning and death was attributed to leakage of Ihe heart. I'allucarcrs were Vorls Workman, Jnck Kcnlcy, Norman Hicks, Dill Sherwood, I. L. Fisher and Charlie Calicon. Surviving nrc three sons, A. Fl.. Harold and J. F. Little, all of Holland; one brother, Frank Avis, Mc- Allcn, Texas; three sisters, Mrs. Ncal Hardcsty, Biylhcvillc. Mrs. Clara Hamscy. Derby, Ind., and Mrs. Pete Btlnne. German Undertaking Company was in charge. maintenance of sanllary unit tor mnliirin control will be decided by a vole ol aldermen. . 'Ihe federal government's public health service has risked Ihe city to furnish a crew ot two men, lu be'used Inside the city, aloiiB with a crew of from sis to eight men used outside the city, In a malaria control program .available because of (he lilythcvllle Anny Air Field. The federal government will bear all expenses oxccpl for $IW>0 annually, il Is understood. The malaria control program will Include cducallon ot Ihe public so as to do away with llin flllh alleys here, which Increases malaria, along will) other .such projects long advocated by many (liiilii. and Sicily. Swiss reports to I/>ndon, how. ever, Indicate Ihal the Germans toward j cnr gi c |iy and .Bnvdlnla most cer- Violators Of Draft Law Given Prison Sentences CAI'E GIRAnUEAU, Mo., April n.—Five men, nil pleading guilty Hominy before Federal Judge J. C, Collet ID charges of violating the ticlccllvc Service Act, were given j.rlson lerms. One, Clark Hcndcr- ion, a negro, formerly of Klsco, Mo., was given a five-year sen- Icncc. Last July he WHS convicted of falling 'to have his draft card in his possession. Those given two-year terms were Ernest T. Facklcr of Piedmont; Ardllh Simmons of Portage- \lllc; Everett Clark of Kcnnctt, and irvin n. Mtddleton of Hayti. lahily will become targets of Allied attack as well a.s Italy. They say Uic Germans have agreed lo lake over defense of nil three areas asjiilnsl an Allied Invasion. •_ From India For Bond Craighead Farmer Arraigned Today JONL'SHORO, Ark., April 13 i U.I'.)—Selection of a Jury lor Ihe Hint o( Ultx lilcliai'dson, 47-year- old CialKhead county farmer ac- ciiscil of killing Tom Cooper, .started in circuit Court at noon today. Waller Killough of Wynne has been selected special judge for the session. Ccoiinr. a sawmill opcralor, was shin on the main street of Brookland. 12 miles northeast- of Jonesboro on September 19. It has been indicated Hint Richardson will plead sclf-dcfcnsc. •M-ainvhllc. the arraignment of Fred Matties, the accused slayer of J. E. Parr of Jonesboro, probably will be .sought early Wednesday. It has been Indicated that the Mathes trial will be scheduled at an adjourned term of court, possibly early In May. 'However, Prosecuting Attorney Marcus Fict?. says he will press for immediate trial. From India has conic $1CO lo be used for Ihe purchase of n war iond. . ciiil. Ciirlls Perry -sent his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Perry of .lell, the sum for this purpose. In the 'At.iny Air Forces for' al- nost two years, Sergeant Perry lias been In India more than a your. nut he. has heard ol Ihe war bond campaigns and knows they will do two things—help win the war by Icmllnj money to Ihe .govv eminent and help to-prevent inlla- tlon—so he wants lo do his "share", he wrole home. • ' ' New York Cotton Mch. May July Oct. Ucc. open high low close pr. cl. . 1053 1975 1959 1974 1975 . 200!) 2025 2008 202? 2005 . 1080 2001 1984 2C01 1985 . 1970 1088 1959 1930 1903 . 1DS5 198-1 1534 1032 1933 New York Stock* A T iV. T ...'.'. HI Amor Tobacco : 53 1-2 Anaccmia Copper .•.....'.. 28 S-8 licth Slcel CJ Chrysler Ccca Cola Gen Elect] ic ..'. Gen Motors Montgomery Ward .. N Y Central hit Harvester North Am Avialion .. Republic Sleel —.'. 10 5-3 m i'-n 35 !-•! 48 31 3-1 16 1-2 CS 12 3-1 IG 3-4 9 3-8 12 5-8 10 Radio £ccony Vacuum Studcbakcr Standard of N J 51 3-1 Texas Coip 471-4 Packard . 4 1-2 U S Slcel :... 51 •New Orleans Cotton open high low close pr. el. Mch. . 1988 2005 1988 2003 May . 2032 2053 S032 2023 July . 20H 2033 2013 2031 Oct. . 1537: 2015 1997,, S014 Dec. . 1993 2011 1093 '2010 1985 2032 2012 1935 1931 Arkansas Briefs MTTUi HOCK, April 13. (UP)I'lags, arc tit. • half-Stan". over Ihe Arkansas capilcl today. Stulcli'oiisc offices were . .closed liy executive, order al 2 o'clock this aflernnon in^hom- ase lo the lale Supreme Court Justice lien K. Carter. Many slale officials .will al- knrt funeral rites for Carter'' al his home in Tcxarkana. Tlic popular sov*',hwcstcrncr~wlio was sworn in as justice.of ll; 1 ! coiirl In January—died UHCN- pcclcdly of 3 hfarl alfack Sunday night.

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