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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THB DOMINANT NEWSPAPEK OF NORTIIKA ST AHKAN8A8 AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOIAJMK XL—NO. GO. Blj'thertU* Dally Ne»» mythevllle Courier Blythtvllle Herald Mississippi VgUey Under '; ^ARKANSAS, WUDNKSDAY, MAY 20, I IMS" ~~ SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS BOMBING SOFTENS GERMANY Today's War Commentary Japs In China Enemy Strives For Knockout lilovv By THOMAS J. UONOHUE • of Tlniled fin* The mighty sweep of bomber planes over Kurope is itpl to olm'iirc the I'iict lluil Ihci-o is a I least one front in this wiir where the Allies do not have the initiative. Thai front is China. For nearly six yearn the gallant, hungry, ill-et|iii|>pc(l armies of China have been battling on—at times with liltle more lhan their own courage—against Japan's modern war machine. Now, China faces? her graves!, crisis. The Japane.sc are battering 'their • •' way foiwnrd along a broaci Irtnt through Ihe Yangtze River valley in a westward drive toward Chung- king. And . Iherc arc indicalions lhat Ihc Japs also might launch a similar attack eastward toward the same objective from Burma. The purpose of Japan Is twofold: First, lo lake from China her richest rice-producing area in Hunan province; second, to deprive the Allies of all bases from which air attacks could be launched on Nippon. If the first objective were accomplished. Japan could sit back and watch a China that already is painfully hungry, starve lo death. If both were accomplished. Japan could feel secure for the first lime against .sustained air.attacks, save for the eventual possibility of bombardment from Siberia. Siberia Would He Next It Is safe to say that if. Japan atlains her objectives In China, she will begin direct preparations for an attack on Siberia to complete the security ring she is attempting to forge In all directions around her home islands. The strength of the Japanese offensive from Ichang and tlie^tn- eroy's liberal use of bombers and tanks indicate strongly'that Japan has decided to pnllih her offensive horns elsewhere and con- .•?ccntrAle °n China.. There, isn't likc|y to be any ambitious Japanese undertakings 'against Aus- .tralla or anywhere, else until and unless China'' Ls cleaned Up. More thai), . lOO.OOO^,. Japanese •• troops-alrea[lj' v are;fengfigcd In tiie offensive and seVei'al' divisions of Jap troop. 1 ) are reported being held in reserve. The Jap generals presumably are-under orders to make this drive stick at all costs and lo do it quickly. ' l Japan fears an early collapse of Axis resistance in Europe, releasing vast numbers of Allied planes, ships and men for the assault on Japan. She knows that unless she consolidates quickly and expands tiie defense circle around her islands she soon will be get- ling what Germany is undergoing right now. t'binese Regain Ground Last Spring, the Japanese undertook li multi-front oitensive design- r.d to knock China out of the war. They wrecked many cities and towns and destroyed installation* at .several airfields from which bombers could reach Japan. But Chinese counter-attacks regained nearly all of the lost ground. The reason, obviously, was that most of Japan's .striking i power heavily engaged in the South and Soulhwc.st Pacific. Now, however there i.s no major land front in ihc Pacific area, save'perhaps for New Guinea, lo occupy Japan. Many of the crack troovj unils which moved south with incredible speed (luring the early days of Ihc war probably have been pulled back lo finish off China. The problem of getting American aid lo China lest she collapse is pressing and immediate Dut Ihc difficulties in the way arc cnor- Edsel Ford Dies Today Of Illness DETROIT. May 28. (DPI— lidscl Bryant Ford, sole heir lo Hie Dc' roit automotive fortune, is dead. Fonl, \vlio was 49 years old, succumbed at his Dclroll home this morning after being critically 111 'or a week with undulant fever. At Ford's bedside when the end came were his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ford, one of his three ioas, and his wife, Eleanor 'At his" death, "young Ford, whose fortune was estimated to run into ten figures,' \va.s cohiplclc owner of the Ford Motor .Company which produced half Ihe world's cars and a good portion of the Allies fight-" ing equipment. Edsel Ford became president of his father's company in 1919—at the age of 25. The "elder Ford turned over his share of the company's stock lo his only son. And Edscl bought up the remaining stock • for $75,000.000. He. was president'of the company in fact.,as well as in name. . Under his personal direction the Ford company continued to expand, building plants throughout the. world.'-: .'?•'• •='*•''-" ••• •!• Despite his tremendous ' rcsponsl- bilItlcs,'Bdsel--FJi-d found time for social life. He married Elearior Clay, Detroit debutante, in 1910,' and ihey had one girl and three sons, two of whom now arc in the armed forces. Several years after his'marriage, Ford built a huge home along the shore of Lake St. Clair. cast of Detroit. He built another large Summer home near Milford, Mich. And he spent $3,000,000 on nil estate at Seal Harbor, Maine. Chief among Ford's outside interests were aviation .and motor boating. He contributed lo Admiral Richard Byrd's 1920-30 expedition to the south pole and participated in numerous regattas. In addition, he served as a member of the Arts Commission al ii lc Detroit Institute of Arts. To Ihc end. 'EclscI Ford maintained firm 'conlrol over the automotive father. 57,1 STILL HUE IDLE Unauthorized Walkout Of Rubber Workers . Halts Production Of Jeeps lly United -Picas Wildcat .strikes throughout Ihe nation conlliiuc.'U) apply the brakes lo war production. . Some 57,000 workers are Idle at Akron, the nation's rubber capital In'- Ihc most serious threat to wnr production sinco Pearl Harbor. Work'on Army jeeps was hailed when rubber employes called an unauthorized strike In protest ol War Labor Board, .decision, Jeep production remains' at a standstill also at Toledo where employes al the Splccr Company are nbscni from their Jobs. Union leaders charge the company with holdouts while compan> officials .say tiie dispute arose over the dismissal of one-worker. In New Poll, Kentucky, 400 sice! workers ignored union leaders pleas , In calling a walkout. And Haiti- ** " more traiisiiorlallon Ls slowed down by inembirs of a Iranslt union. Strikers charge Ihe Iranslt company with failure to comply with a War tabor Hoard decision. Meanwhile, the War Labor Board at last appears-to be gaining recognition from John L. Lewis. The UMW chief Ls silting down with both Northern and Southern coal operators i(i compliance the order of the' War Labor Board. ... ; Tills is thc.first time Lewis hns acknowledged Ihe authority of the Board to deal In, the coal dispute. The meeting aLso'marks the first joint conference with both • Northern and Southern operators since 19-11. Al I Quiet on the Tunisian Front IN HTBJflUE One Group Knocked Out; Remaining Pockets Soon Will Be Liquidated lly Ihillrcl I'rrss It's one down mid two to no tor lite American lion]), 1 , un AIM! Island. Tfor Nnvy announces llml llii! dnughuuyx Imvo wlpr-d out one (if Ilic lust, llircrt pockets of Japanese resistance, nnd now urc sUtrmlnn WlllCr. The nuuinlnln pass Irudlni: iu Chlchiiftof harbor now Is cK'nrrd ot Ihc ninny bill .slwiiblo pockcls remain on each Mdo ol llir vnlloy. The iimlliern norkvl Is lliuiin' combined ulr and Innil allnck. wllh le Iwo American trciop cnlumiui aided stroiujly by heavy niul me;- rlinin bombers niui Lockheed l.lnht- 300-Plane Fleet Pours Explosives Upon Dusseldorf Jl) United I'rfsi ' '• The Allied iierinl mocking uew is hh'al<inK the fouiula- tioiw of )litlcr'n Kuropi'iiii toilitss A bijf foice of Allied pianos already 1ms swept out over Ihe continent today, but the (artels luiveii'L yet been announced. DuritiK Iho nielli an Allied neiiiil diet ROD jililncs 'Victory Smile ,1 Unconditional Surrender of Axis No. : .1 Aim, Soviet Press Sa^s •- By JJnilcA rrc.ss Today Is the first anniversary of Ihc Anglo-Soviet' pact. And the aim of every, as expressed empire founded by Ills He considered and usually accepted, the advice of his fallier, Ford officials and plant engineers. But it was Edscl Bryant Ford who made the decisions. Hoard Recommends Railway Pay Boosts WASHINGTON. May 26. (UP) — A general wage increase of cighl cents an hour has been recommended for over a million non- operating railway employes. The recommendation' has been . ..._ „..„.- 111!llic b y 'he emergency board of We can get the goods Inlo tnc National Railway Labor Panel. China only by air. We have made Fifteen non-operating ra;;road un- m-n n rn s « in 11,1. ----------- , . by Ihe official Russian press, is— complcte and 'unconditional- surrender of the Axis. Tlic official Red Army ncwspanei says further that Britain and Russia do not waul to rule Europe after the war Is,over. Neither nation it says, has any territorial designs on the contincnl nor deslrc to interfere In domestic affairs of any cotlhtry. Russia's.foreign 'commissar Molotov has send a note to'Brills!' Foreign Secretary Anthony pdci saying that Is laying a the present struggle firm foundation . foi progress in ibis manner, but not nearly enough. Even the giant cargo planes crossing the Himalayas from India must carry enough gasoline for Ihc return lrij>, thus cutting down on the size of their cargo, it is no.t difficult lo say that we should Bivc China more hell), but to he really cfTcclivc that help must go in great volume and must include heavy weapons and immense quantities of food and gasoline as well as bombing planes, ' DifTicull .Supply Route Tlic only such shipments can be gotten through is over the Burma road which now is deep inside enemy territory. General Wavell's Ill-falcd expedition against Arakan on the western Burma coast was an Indication of the difficulties in the way of an Allied Burma Invasion. : The country along Ihe India frontier from which an attack might be launched Is almost Impassable. 'Ilie only likely route of attack is from the Bay of Bengal against Rangoon and up the Irra- waddy della. But we have not got .sufficient naval strength just now to attempt nny such undertaking. And that brings us back to the reasons for the "global strategy" which revolves avoimd the defeat of Germany first. When Ilic Mediterranean Is entirely cleared—perhaps with an assault on Sicily, Sar- dtnln nnd the oilier Italian Islands—the IJrillsh Mcdllerranean j oj)s i liu | .asked for a union shop and a .wage boast of 20 cents nn hour. The board flatly turned down Ihe union shop request. Tlic recommendations become effective In 30 days unless changes arc ordered by Stabilization Director Byrnes. The pay Iroost would add abou' $204,000,000 lo the payroll of the nation's railroads. But Ihe board says the increase is within existing price stabilization structures and confoims wilh ihc economic stabilization program. Moreover. the board says the boost docs not warrant any raising of railroad rates or opposition lo justified re- duclion In rales. post-war cooperation between Ihc United Nations in the interest o! all frccdom-lovlilg "peoples. Anc Eden said the' Anglo-Soviet Alliance, tried in the flames of ws will continue in peace to bring mutual benefit lo Ihc Unilcd Nations. However, informed Londoi ourccs • say there is very little hance Russia will cnlcr (he I"a ific struggle—at least not tint! iermany is bcalcn once and loi ill. They point out that tlic Sovic Army hns no surplus strength fo lew ventures in the Pacific. Premier Stalin is understood Ic >e mosl anxious to meet wilh Prim Minister Churchill and Prcsldcn Roosevelt New Orleans Cotton open high low close pr.cl. Mch. . 1987 1989 1982 1986 1991 May . 1980 1981 1972 1975 1981 July . 2059 2050 2044 2045 2053 Oct. . 2020 Dec. . 2000 2022 2016 2018 2024 20U 2005 2005 2012 fleet will be largely freed for duly elsewhere. . Unquestionably, this fleet some day will be seen In Ihe Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean. Then we can look for an Allied attack on Burma through fta'ngoon with the ultimate objective of rc-opcn- ing the Burma road, vitalizing the Chinese armies, and finally launching the attack on Japan itself from the China mainland. this meeting irobably come about soon— afte Ihe leaders have decided when nm where. They may be joined by Gen crallissimo Chiang Kai-Shek. New York Stock* Symbolic of Ihe finality of. Hie axis defeat in Tunisia is tlijs German soldier lying dead in an observation nost, his guns silent, l\is hands stilled, his fighting over. :,-: , : ' Missouri Flood Damage Heavy; Arkansas Ci'ests At Morrilton By Unilril I'ffsis : ', ,'j Laltin says the section between Flood dangers continue in .Mis-I Cape Girnrdcau and SI. l/oul.s apr burl and Southern Illinois '.bill' pears the hardest lilt with entire Witters Outlier north'are rAcdlngi^ towns tn Ll\p path of Ihc (load look- I \ m ! n . 1'Jj,."!;'""." ' Thirty-eight thousand Iriafwm'ii vill:^'BhrtfJ' : v!!fag'orV / t*>'?' r 'V-' i •'•ky' •'*' "'.»"<>,;.•.• wi quipped 'with planes ami Jeeps are „ .-.__-, dumps were bio on,duty along a oiie-thousand mile •• 'UITTLF. ROCK, Ark., 'May 2(i "'«,..started, Japanese jiroiidcnsls clnlm the Ntppuiu'.sc'dctc'ndp.rK of Alt\i nro U\- IHclinK heavy lasse:: on Ihe Americans—but (lint 'sounds like pmpii- liunda for 'the home folks. The Vldiy : liullo, <|iuillm! Japanese reports, says n naval Imlile is Hull!!; on norlh of Allu. bill there Is no word on nny such rn- [jiigcmenl from Innr Nnvy, Today's cotniuunlnuo notes a flare-up of activity in UK: oniiu. Pacific whore t|ie .lass of a small American iinx-lllary \c.sscl lo Jnp bombers Is acknowledged. The vessel, Ihc Niagara, was damaged heavily cast of San Cristobal Island' and later sunk by American lurccs nfler'her crc\v was rescued. Attacks Carried Out On Mqiuliiy, the- Nnvy says, our Avctiscrtoipcdo' bqmbcr.s and Wildcat .fighters bombed nnd slrufcd enemy .Instnlliitions west of Vila on KolombauRara j Island. And on Tuesday, Daunjless dive bombers jojnod the' Avenger-Wildcat 'team l,0"bomb and ntrafe Jnp Inshilla- Rokata Bay on.Santa inn-. J '• ailiinimUlnn blown up anil large rout of' water-logged farm lands, wrslcd levees and washed out Bridges. Thousands of flood victims arc •ctiirnliig to Uiclr wntcr soaked ionics in the North Central Stales vlillc governors of six flooded stales ncet .today' .In St. Louis lo make, ilans for aid. i ,'llic still turbulent Illinois and Mississippi rivers are pouring over lew farm and Industrial areas below St. Louis and In the 90-mllc stretch of Illinois river baslnland from Bcardstown to Grafton. At Bcardstown. the river crest stopped dramatically—less lhan an inch below Ihc sandbag barricade on top of tlic seawall. From Southern Missouri lo Chicago the flooded Mississippi river basin has left its mark on Iho landscape. United Press Correspondent Joseph Lallin, who Ilew over the Hood areas in vt plane, describes scenes - trouble ut Camp Robinson because of utter devastation. Ihc concrete nnd slccl boxes hous- Hc says the flood waicr.s arc Ing Ihc valves arc under water < U.I'.)—The Arkansas River crc.st- cd at iMonilton yesterday nl 'MM feet nnd is now'continuing Us record-breaking sweep downstream. A crest of :<0 feet or slightly higher--Is expected lo reach I,itllc Rock . lo- morrow. At Port Smith, ^)an liuren and O/.ark, Ihc river Is railing slowly. Tho U. S. Engineers .say five of Ihe six levees .still Intact arc expected to hold. They say the Foiirchc Island le«c mnygo If Ihc river reaches Its predicted slage. Levees which probably will hold arc Faulkner County Number 1, North Little llock. Hauciim, Old River and Plum Bayou. Tlic water supply line to Cnmp Robinson nnd Ilic Mammllc Ordnance Works near Mnrchc have been cut off by Ihc flood waters. Service lo the ordnance works was expected lo be resumed today. How- rver, officials say they may have The -Japs claim that their navy nas,slink.-17 enemy submarines— presumably American—In recent weeks in the South Pacillc nre«. They also claim thai their own submarines have sunk nine Allied vessels tolr\Hng 110,000 lolls and lhat thejr planc.s have sunk four Allied transports totaling 041X1 tons. Thcso cliilui.s lire totally without confirmation. !n Durum. liAP fighters and bombers attacked JHJI positions lions the upper Chlndwln valley mil lieur Hulhldauiif;, losine two jlnnes. Willie In china, Ciencral- sslmo Chiang, Kal-shck's forccH arc battling stubbornly lo hold Ihc Jnpniidjic oflensive townrd Chungking. .'Observers fcnr that unless largo '^mounts of supplies nnd planes reach the Chlnc.sc Immediately, Free China cannot be tavcd. .showered explosives on the (leiinan minnmciil utv of Dus .seldorf. Twenty seven pliuies weic lost in tho attackis on Iho Kiihr vnlley eily nnd ollici unlisted taigets in Gcinuny last nijflil. . —-— __ . As uicnl-block, bmlerslliuddo'.t , Into. Hie citj, (Ire*, btlll laged In Uoitmnnd W mllp'i n va> ulil h the RAF .scourged- J8 hours earlier I Mcamillllo, cloud, of Allied Pinncs, .spanning Ihe Modllcrriin- uin, swaimcd ovci Italy h lnlmi'1 i outposts Almo.t 400 planes ,scil- |lcied explosives over Installation 1 , On SMIy, QauUrd,* and Pantrllcrlu IUII»iM Admit Dimjje Hie Kalinin admit tluit heavy dcunutjc i^ns uuiscd In MCSSHIK on he noillicast Slfllhin coast I'wcntj fKo inoia cnm\f nlicrnfl ,cit dr-sliojLd to biing Inc week i mi! In Hint aipa lo 111 This lit- est belles of ullnik!. ceil tho Alllu I pliincs Iiuldenlnllj Axis radios say n ;!R Alllul toiuoy ins stcamtd •hrougli the Gibraltar'Straits liilo ,hc MLClllnrnnjan The annmii lews agency pNB, -rciiDrUng frpni Siiiiln snjsThe nilijiilj flotilla In eludes wnishlps nud bin liauspotLh loaded v,llli Uoops and wcitpjns Of course,, there Is ho conflrihn- ;lon of Ihls fiom iinj Mllcd soiirtp, II may In. a, liltk H mja be .1 nnnlfcstnlkm of Axis Jltten Oi It miij be the truth * Air Blows Tell on Italy Meanwhile reports Indicate that ic linllan mlillar) m&cblnc Is lulling apart undtr the steady run of AlliedMierlnr blows 'Rcpoils ic- cclved In Madrid (ron( France saj Allied raids have been flecking lUilvn Insinuations t faslei Umu they can bq rebullt-'r ' r ~ Relnfoicoments v nrc skid lo luivo been Hi'licd (o SardlnU nnd Sld- ly, inoludlng German 'Luftnuffc squitdrotis Information In the i>os- scssioii of Hid Italian General stalf is said to point lo mnssivc Allied lircparatcus for an inviu,lon of Axis Mediterranean bases.' A simkcsmrn foi the German foiclgn office detcilbcs as slllj Prime Minister Churchill's invtta- lon to llaly lo-gcl.out of the war '.'iifi spokesman says- the' attitude if the , Ilnllan people has given Churchill his reply. So far Italy llrltisli Eighth Army's bcrot- toiipcd Gen. U. L, /Mdntuoin- cry flnslicci It after beating tilt spread over such a wide area that at limes it is difficult to follow Ihc exact course of rivers. .Only tops of houses, barns and Ircc-top.s indicate where there- once was dry land. Major General Kiigenc Reynold, chiif of Army Engineers, who has made a lour of the flooded sections, says the soldiers have done a big job well, saving many lives and much properly. General llcybold Here and then: isolated Inmilics predicts that 11 will require a long can be seen huddled l/i^cllicr on R time, a lot of money and hard few acres of land, jutting out like work to rehabilitate Ihc devastated an Island. ' area. A T & T Amcr Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Hit Harvester North Am Aviation Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum Sludcbaker Standard ot N J Texas Corp ,s Packard ."."I U S Steel 151 1-1 57 1-2 20 64 l-H 15 1-2 101 3D 52 7-8 43 3-4 19 3-8 63 13 18 1-8 . 11 1-2 . 13 1-2 . 12 1-4 . 56 . 50 1-3 . 4 5-8 . 56 Lintzenich Overseas Mrs. Fannie UriUeiltch received a cablegram today slating that her $011, First. Lieut, ,L;o Lintzcnlch. has arrived safely overseas. Lieutenant LIntzMilch who is wilh a bomber squadrih, .'received his commission as a second lieutenant last June from officer candidate school. Arkansas Briefs <;AMI»KN, May 20. airi— The Treasury's "T" Jlac f<ir buying war bnnclx bus IMTII aivartlcil employes of UK. S-nilli- crn Kraft paper mill nf MIC lu- Irrnatiunal Taper Cnmpitny al {'alildf IL To rerrivc the award fill |inr- ccnl of Ibe employes musl bnvr. 10 iicrrcril of tbrir |i;iy withheld for war bands. (Jl.AKKS V I I,1,K, May 20. ((IF 1 )—Dr. Klizahclli /. limk- barl, a lonelier in the ('hirks- ville biph ^cbiinl. h;is lirrn awarded Hie .Soulbwcst (,'ci]lr:il rrllnnsliip for 1913-11 liy Hie Amerir.in Association a! University AV'omcn. The FclliiMSliip will ciiahlc her to continue her research experiments in cndocriTiology al tlic Univcrslly of Chicago. Hlic is Ihc wife of Dr. 11. l,, l!i:rkli;\rl, dean of Ilic family of Ihc College of Ihc (Uarks at Clarksvillc. Rites Held For Infant Funeral services were held at 11 a. m. today for Jerry Francis Taylor, two-day-old son of Mr, and Mrs. J. T. 'Itiylor, 2211 Chlckasawba Avenue, who died yesterday at Walls Hospital. Burial was made at Elmwood Ccmclcry. Services were conducted by the Rev. Clifford Thacker, pastor of Pull Gospel Tabernacle. Cobb Funeral Home \vns in charge of arrangements. New York Cotton Mar. . May . July . Oct. . open high 1058 IOGO 11)18 1948 2010 2020 191)0 1993 I0|7 1980 low close pr.cl. 195U ID50 1062 1041 1941 1951 2015 2010 202-1 1080 1900 1004 1077 1971 1082 41 st's Commander Held After Wounding Spectator Yesterday At Negro Ball Game Officers here today held U C. Sanders; 23-year-old (arm Negro, on charges of assault with Intent to kill after he allegedly had fired a .22 caliber rifle Into :i group of Negroes attending a baseball game yesterday aflcrnoon near Armorel. The bullet struck a Negro spectator, Isiali Jackson. Tlic victim was brought lo Uly- thevillc Hospital lasl night for treatment. The bullel was said to have lodged In his chest but officers said Ihc wound was uol believed serious and he probably will recover. Sanders was quoted by o'flix-rs as testifying under questioning that he had an argument with a Negro man known as "Minnie" Talc while attending the ball game. Officers said Sanders relumed la his home, obtained the rifle nnd fired al the crowd. He didn't Intend lo shoot Jackson, he told officers at the county Jail here today. Sanders is understood to work on a farm owned by Mrs. I/nils Chapman near Armorcl. Dale of the preliminary hearing lias not been set today pending tlic outcome of Jackson's wound. Commander of the Army's 41st Division, now fighting in New Guinea, Is Maj.-Gcn, Horace H. Fuller. Late liullctins WASHINGTON,'. fllny 2(1 .(IIP) Thi- Office of I'rkr Administration IN culling in Uto men from Ihr. corner toliiiccn store to talk ovrr it celling price fur r!j[arrl.s. The OPA already is discussing a pi. in wllh the clpirnl wholesaler.*!, anil will fitl Ihc retailers' point nf 'view ill » meeting June 2nd. ' AltiMY I-'IKI.I> m.AIKHIAKTKKS. Middle Ttu- nrssce, nl.iy 2B. (UP(— Tlic Army lint .innnunced lli.il .. llrooklyn soldier lo»i lii*> life whrn his jeep fjH'rrved off the rnmJ. Pvl. (irnrRC I\ Frocilrr was driving through a Imivy nlii rtiirlnc U liiarkniit. His Jcfp suddenly plunged Inlo a dllcli anil hil a telegraph pole. NKW.' Oni.KANSJ May. 2<i O.I'.)—Mrs. Mllian Molsr Is at libcrly on J500 federal bond l»- «lny In New Orleans' flrit war slander case. A secret Federal Ci-.ind Jury liutlclmcnl accused (be II- jfarr-old woman of KcnriliiR » scries nf unslgnrd postcnrriK, slandcrinr atl Chfiliirfr sllldcnl al Louisiana Tccb. The cards accusril him of cnwarilicc nud rlnifl, evasion. [Mis. iMnise s;iid slip had scut the cants because her sons and. brothers had been dmftcd wblle tiie cncluccring sliiilrnt WHS deferred. WAKHINOTON. May 2fi It/1') —ltrrrf,seiil;illvc William .1 Miller, of Onnecliciit proposed In Oonfircs.i loifay thai .lime Wtb tc ;ct aside by Trcsldcntlal prrrliimiitlnn a.s National Ifcisc- b.ill l>ay. ' The dale Is the birthday of Aimer nouhlcitay, fnimricr nf tlir nallnnnl p.isllme. Miller .sugdcsls that basehall B^nics Iw played in all parts of tlic nation that day with ail- inis.'ion by purchase of War bunds and Stamps. insn't ; spoken for Itself. Meanwhile, from • London comes lews that Greek sea guqrrlllas; sall- slil|)h seized from the Axis iro preying on Axis shipping in Ihe •fcdllerratiean. A Grcolt . govern 1 uent Sjwkcsman SRJS the patiiots lave even' raided the coasts, coin- imndccilni; vessel* oiiginally slol n from Greece. House Acts Tuesday On Tax Compromise WASHINGTON, May 26 (UP) — Tlic new compromise tax bill, with Its -75'per cent fdreglvcncss fi-ature will (jo .beforei|the House for uc- tlon'next'Tuesday. . .'• '. '-, 'Hie decision was made ut a meeting between Chairman Doushltm of Ihc Ways nnd 'Menus Conunlt- tec and Speaker Siiiii- liayburn of the House' of Representatives. ••• The bill calls for complelc forgiveness >jf 1042 i s lax bill If it's less lhan J50 and 15, per. cent, forgivc- nCvSS If It exceeds-lhat amount. " Congressional leaders are' confident tlic measure will get past both House and Senate vote, flow- ever no-one knows whal will hap- >cn when it reaches Ihc President's desk. '. :.•••. Captain Bomar Here Ca|it. James A. Bonlar, who learned Ihc Irlcks of flying some 15 years ago when Mississippi Comity's only landing fields were nUnlfn patches, is al home on a; visit. He p|ans lo return this week 10 Jacksonville. Fta., where he Is stationed as a flying officer In Ihe Air Transport Command of the Army Air Forces. Until the Army "Ixjrrowcd his services, he was a pilot for National Airlines, Inc. Chicago Wheat open high low close pr.cl. July . H4',l 145 W,( W% 144',i Sep. . H5 US'* M« U5 H4% July Sep. Chicago Rye open high low close pr.cl. 95H 94 ',4 96 93 95 it 93% 93 !i Home Dekydrators To Be Manufactured • WASHINGTON. May"26. lUPiTr- Priorllles have .been granted for Ihc manufacture of 100.000 home dehydration unils. Senator George Atken, o' Vermont, says that, the unils will save 50 mililoip pounds of fruits and vegetables from spoilage Alkcn heads the Senate Agriculture Subcommittee that recommended 1 the allotment of the materials. •.•.-•....'•, At the Committee's recommendation the War production. Boa'.d d the -Agriculture Department agreed to- allot three times the anticipated amount of materials for the dehydration program. Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, May. 26, (UP)—Hog re'- ccipls 16,000 head, with 15,000 salable. Top price $14.35; 180-280 Ibs. $H.30-$14.35; 140-160 Ibs. : $13.35$13.85; sows $13.60-$13.90, .'..' ,., • Cattle 3,850 head, wllh 2,700 salable; calves 900, all salable. Slaughter steers $11.50-$16.75; . slaughter heifers *10.75-$16.25; mixed yearlings and heifers »H.OO-»15.50; sleeker and feeder steers $10.15$1550; canners and cutters $7.5j)- $9.00.

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