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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS 'HIE DOMINANT NEWRPAPKH np wr.pTm.-ACT »„„.. ^ ^*-« » f ^^7 VOLU.MH XI,—NO. 20. BlylhcvllH! Dally News Blythevlllc Herald Blyllicvllle Courier MlssKslppl Volley lender DOMINANT NEWBPAPBJl OF NOBTHKA6T AHKrtNSAS AND BOWTHRAST MISHOUKI F. D, H1.YTHKVII.I.K. AltKANSAS. TUJOSUAY, Al'Hll. 20, |<H:i SJN(;i/K COI'IKS KIVK CKN'O Today's War Commentary Hitler's Birthday It Certainly Cannot He A ffappy One By THOMAS J. HONOIUJG of (jnllei! I'rriis Adolf Hitler's 5.1th l)irthd«y mmivumirv cjiiuiot H- <\ very happy one us (lie f nisi r« tod mnstcr of' 15crcliU!.s K ii<lei> contemplates the mislukcs of his life. Them was a time when Hitler und many of his people were convinced Dial the- Kuehrci- »<a.s infMU>\«; that he could not ere; Hint his decisions were guided by some higher being-. Htil Dial time is no more. The si-eat" one has displayed the intensely human faculty of making mistakes -is grievous as those of any ordinary man. His Kreiilcst perhaps, was the mistake of believing (hat )><? could make no •mistakes. Hitlcr'.s first error sva.s lo launch * his armies into Poland on Scplem- bcr first, 1939. Had he chosen not to fight lie might hav c been able to continue his almost incredible bloodies; conquests that had won Tor him Chechoslovakia and Austria and instilled Hie four of German arms into the rest of the world But by attacking Poland Hitler .set into motion the massive, world '"'dc forces of the democratic nations which—three and a half years later —arc gathering now to destroy him. ; His Mistakes at Dunkirk. Hitler made DO military mistakes in' the field until Dunkirk, There he failed lo order enough fighter plants forward lo smash the - pitifully small RAF. 'He failed to prevent the escape of the British Army to England. He failed to follow up with an invasion of Britain which thin was wide open and virtually untie/ended. With all Europe in-his'powerful grip. Hitter's next blunder was his vacillating policy toward Prance and the other occupied nations. Th e combination Nazi policy of terror and cajolery, mixed with 1 plunder and bizarre efforts to sell Nazism to -Ihe conquered people, solidified public opinion in Ihe occupied lands against him. Here the Nazis planted the seeds of unrest that some day will reap them a bitter harvest. " 'Hitler's*"dccis'ifinAo-ii 1 . 'JtiiVe^ria; „ ensive was opened from Voronezh,!., £ s , ' esulting ultimately in the annihila- i „ . Kiml • ' 1941,-to attack Russia in the belief that he could win quickly was fatal. This was a. blunder of enormous implications. He failed to'gauge accurately the war potential of the Soviet Union. He failed to heed the mistakes of Napoleon'. He failed lo equip his soldiers adequately to withstand the rigors of a Russian winter. He brought down on his own head tlie impending two-front war which he had .sworn always lo avoid. Hitler's Krrors Multiply One mistake led to another in Russia. 'His next error was to believe lhat he -a one-time corporal — could direct the German army in the field. As actual and active rammaiKicr-in-chicf. he rushed his forces blindly against Stalingrad on the Volga and into tlio Caucasus, leaving behind the Russian salient based at Voronezh on his northern flank. This mistake brought about a succession of developments which nearly led to catastrophe. Instead of concentrating on Stalingrad, Ifitlcr -divided his southern armies into two parts- one besieging Stalingrad, the other veering southward into the Caucasus—thus weakening bolli of them. Hitler staked his persona] reputation on the promise that Stalingrad would be captured. He told his people on September 30th, 1342: "We shall take Stalingrad; you may be sure of lhat." These mistakes and (his promise came home to roost on November Ifllh when the Russian coimtcr-of- fcnsivc rrj lion of Hitler's Stalingrad siege! army, the retreat of his armies • from the Caucasus and the loss of { millions of his most valuable ( troops. I The confidence o( Killer's people ! in his ability as a prognosticator as ' well as a military genius was dipping toward tlie zero mark. Secret Service Failed Tlic Fuehrer committed his most recent blunder when lie failed to anticipate the Ameiican-Britlsfi landings in North Africa last November. Tlic landings foreshadowed Ihe doom of the Axis Empire in Africa and the Impculing invasion of Southern Europe, but at that time Hitler failed to realize it. His ; .secret .service—once considered the most efficient in the world—hart been outwitted. Now. with Europe directly threatened by resurgent Allied armies on all sides, Hitler appears to be committing tlio mistake that destroyed Prance and that led to Germany's defeat in the last war. He Is placing his reliance upon a .super Maglnot Line or wall around (he European coasts. History has proved the (utility of walls. II has proved lhat no wall i-s strong enough to resist the impact of powerful attacking forces. France learned lhat to her sorrow when the Maginol Line fell. Germany should have learned it, too, by her own experience In 1018 when the Hindcnburg Line was blasted apart by the Allies. That mistake may be Hitler's last, Perhaps when tlie time comes for Hitler'.'; 53lli birthday, his outlook on life will be decidedly narrower 'Ihan it is no\v. ft certainly can be nn happier than his 51th. Victory Gardeners To Pay Regular Charge, Commission Is Told Ul.vlheville will not have a "Victory garden water rale" this Summer, the Blythcvlilc Water Com- IHiny yesterday notified the Arkansas utilities Commission. Because Hie water system is now operating at top capacity, due lo increased population i;> the city he to within the past year it will impossible to urge customers Use an unlimited amount of water for gardening purposes, llcrnnrd Allen, manager, said. While praising the proposal for a lower rate during the Summer months. Mr. Allen pointed out thai, any customer usiiy; ''. more than 16,000 gallons in a month, which cost* S3.25, then goes into the 15- - • • • »^ WVIWWWIIIW BHUlERS .cenl per 10CO gallon bracket, which, he sniii, was ehe of the lowest in the state. Although (.'ednriim that (Me water system is now operating nt top capacity. Mr.. Allen said he believed there would be sufficient' water to take care of gardens of Ihe customers. To increase the water system's capacity at (his time would "involve purchase of additional equipment, difficult (o obtain because of its being used in the war eilorl he said. Commissioner A. I). Hill, c'.iair- man of the Stale utiliiics Commission, said that some companies •••ore establishing rates of lo cents Jap Supply Depot Attack«1; MacAi'tlnir's Fliers Continue Raids Hy lliiitcd I'ross 'the Allies have poked the Japanese again by land and air In Burma and our filers have bliisl- td Nippon's southwestern t'adiic island jumping O (f points for Invading Australia, The tenth Unilcd Stales Air Forces' Liberator bombers attacked the big jap supply depot al Rangoon, blasting ils central rail Klallon, yards and oil refinery American frghier planes scored hit-s on two bridges. Aground in Burma, (lie British ambushed 200 Japanese near Mavu bridge, killed 25 and wounded an unestunalcd number. Jup Airdromes llil Gen. MacArthur's fliers continued to slow down .lap efforts to step-up their air ]»wer. Our bombers hit live enemy airdromes in the island far above Australia. Hi ft fires were started on Timor Island. The Navy mis revealed details of n record feat of .American bombing. Instead of bombers. hij>!i speed fighters specially fitted to carry bombs performed the nine raids on Kiska in the Aleutians Sunday. In lhal one day, American pilots hit the jap Aleutian .submarine base with almost half the weight of bombs dropped on Kiska in the entire month of February. They pourod 17 tons of explosives. And 1 the allack was Ihc oolh on Kiska so far this month. Chinese Kepulse l r on The Chinese havc scored a success -against a series'ot stiff Japanese attacks. They defeated the enemy In two battles in central Hupeh Province and drove the JapS *i)3,8l"neiir' Canton;"-'' •<• ' • The tide 'of battle' hi China has made JU.ijo;- Gen. ' Ghcnna tilt, the American air chief in China, doubt that the Japanese plan a major move in China now. Rut he says they're evidently moving their planes to different areas. He warns that they . may try a limited ol- fcnsfve to forestall a big Allied drive they know is coming. The official Chinese newspaper predicts Ihe Jap blow will be made :it Australia and warns thai tlie lime is ripe for a knockout bluw al Japan. per 1000 gallons above the average used last Summer to aid i;i the making of victory gardens. New York Stocks A T & T Amt'i Tolwcco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca Gen Cola Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward Y Central Int Harvester North Am Aviation : Jrpiiblic steel Radio :ccony Vacuum Stndebaker Standard of N j H3 1-2 M 1-4 28 3-4 63 1-2 71 7-8 nn 35 48 7-8 40 10 7-8 07 13 n 10 12 1-2 10 7-3 .W 47 1-2 •1 1-2 5-1 7-8 Awarded $4000 Scholarship Jn American Legion Oratorical Event No Eggs Army nurses drnj aut Ihe old tin buckst 'or nn impromptu shampoo nt their iase in Aus- Iralla. Lieut. Lily t'nccl o! Rutland, Vl., works no !he lalher while Frances Cox it Woodland. Mp. fjoij ready for i cold «»ter rinse. NEW OHLKANS, April 20. (U?) —A IG-ycar-old Grr.nilc Cily, IU.. hiiih school sludent. Ilurton licr- nard, is the proud winner of a $4000 scholaishlp lo any college c.r university in the nation. Burton Hernard got the scholarship as llrf.1 prira for winning the National Hish School Students' oratory ronle.sl .sponxared l)j lho American Legion. 'Hie finals were held in New Orleans, -with four .-.cclional winners competing. Bernard, who spoke On "Legislative Transfusion," Fays he wants to go to Harvard en his .scholarship. Other winners were: Rurl Smith. 17 years old. r>t Redlands. Calif., who won .second place. .Smith gpokc On "For This We Fight.'' He gol -750 toward his college education for second prize. Howard Colo of Lansing. Mich., won third place and a $500 scholarship. The other sectional competitor is Charles 13. Elvca Jr.. of Allan- la. Ga.. who got a $250 scholarship. All the hoys were given fim, engraved wrisl watches. They represented more than 10!),CCO .students in •!! stales and the District of Columbia who competed in the contest. Churchill Regretn 'Present' Impossible By Unitcil 1'ifsa Mr. Churchill retn'i'ls Unit' he was not able lo give Adolf Hitler the kind of present lu> wanted-to on Hitler's 5«h bhlhday. Heavy weather kept Ihe big Allied raiders nurotiml last, night. Any MR scale attacks lhal might have been plnnm-d hnd lo be cnltat off. In the only air action the noynl Air t'orce shot np Nazi trniviporia- lion In northern 1'Vancc. nnd norlh- wesl Qennany durlnu the nluhl, The allaeks were carried out by llnhtcr planes. One ilcauflishler altacked three trains in Prance wllh machine KUII.S mid cannon fire nnd sel a locomotive atlrc. Another pilot nikcd Ihe entire IciigDi of n train. Meanwhile, nervoivi radio en- eincers throughout all Nazi Kurope pulled Iheir switches and the Millions faded from Ihc air—in anticipation of bis raids lhat didn't ma- terialise. Ntni propanandlsts a year ap.o spouted optimistically. Ilul today their 4|>ccchcs were ijiuiii. I'ropaKanila Minlsler Goebbcls lold the Ocrinfliu frankly that the end is not In sight, lie'called for fortitude and an end lo dissension —a left-handed admission that German morale Is not what It once W|\S. Hitler himself fo reported to be observing his birthday at his hcnd- liiarlers. BIG WO New Memorial Offensive May Open Any Hour; 24 More Axis Plnncs Shot Down Livestock ST. LOUIS. April 20 <U.I>.>— !I 0 " S 13,250 head, with 13.000 salable. Top price S15.00. 180 to 310 pounds SHSO to $15.05: 110 to 160 pounds SUM to $14/10; sows SI4.50 lo SH.75 Calllo 4.100 head, with 4000 salable. calve* 1,.TOO a || salable. Slaughter steers $12.00 to $1125- slaughler heifers $11.00 to $1625- m'.ir-' J Car ."", BS nlKl hcircr - s *»-50 lo S1G.50; slocker and feeder steers $11.00 to S15.25; canners and cut 50 <l ° S1 °' 50; cows * 11 ' 00 to New Orleans Cotton open high low close ni-cl Mch. . 2001 2016 2014 2013 2010 May . 2030 2052 2039 205D 20 2 Oct. . 2013 2022 2013 2020 201fi c . 2000 Ml!) 20fl<) 0^,7 ^ Modern Dairy Will Represent Investment of Approximately $15,000 One of (he largest and most modern dalrlos In Mils rccllun is lo lie established immediately by-, the Wilson Company at Wilson,'-.28 miles south of niylhcvllle. I llllimigh the primary aim wli) be-to mippiy the 2000' resident.-) Vt the town of -Wilson and Immediate vicinity with milk, II Ir, "probable that (he business will be expanded (o cover a wider area with all pin us not yet completed. II was salrt. A hundred cows and a modern l.vpo estiiUishinenl. wllli neither air nor hands touching the milk from 'cow to bottle" mnkc up llic' 1 approximately SI5.CQ3 Investment of this new business. Already 60 cows have been purchased; others arc to be bought immediately nnd the machinery 1-. us installed at the new dairy 'ocnted one-fourth mile east of Wilson on property belonging lo Ihe company. The dairy equipment Includes a new building, of cnnrrcle blocks, i dairy room separate from the •milk parlor" and milk processing room, all of which slrucled dairies. Milk will nol only 'be for .sale to Ihc residents of Wilson but cheese, butler and perhaps ic« cream will be available. It ivn'i announced. Alfiny of the 11.000 people, whose amily heads arc employed by Ihe •'.. E. Lcc Wilson Company, h.i;-p Iheir own cows hill at least '20M do ml. and suspension of bnslncM by other dairies which furnished residents of Ihc Wilson town was the reason for the new business, it was said. Manager for the new bii.sinc-.s has nol been decided definitely. .1. If. Grain, administrator of the Wilson estate, said today. All of the feed used by (lie dairy's cows will be grown on this vast plantation holding which ex- lend over seven lowns. is being <:<>n- inodernly designed Suffers Injury In Unusual Accident Mrs. C. J. Little received a severe injury lo the. instep cl her foot Friday while walchim; Mr. Little at work in the yard. A piece of slcel sliver ciihjjnl off a llnmmcr ho wns un'ns ar.fl lodged against t)lD \, n(m bon , (y f Mrs, Little's fos(. Efforts lo remove Ihc sliver have been unsuccessful and the entire fool is affected, making It Impr.s- siblc for her to walk. She is at her home on Highway 61 North. Three More Convicts Recaptured In Georgia lly I'ntlt'il I'rcss , I'.rro hour .seems lo In- iipproai-h- "IK in Tunisia. An ||u!|;ni eam- immlquc reports Unit Allied ailll- Icry linn aliened up with 11 violent lininhnrdmnii nlon;t the ciilhv frnil. II Is noted thai a .-.hnltcHtii|! nitllleiy bnrno' Im.-i IMVII (In- pri'llmlnnry to every Allied oifon- •sivc In Africa fa far, anil if Die llullan report is true, Ihe bin push soon will bi: on. In addition. Oenenil Mrnt"0in- ery. brilliant commnmler cf lirll- uln's KiKlilh Army, bus itiade a flylni; visit u. Allied head fl unrlfr.s lo confer briefly with Oncriit [•:!- si'nhowcr and other hl(;h Allied nfflrcrs. Alliril ! niilrrs Cunfcr To-lny's Allied communlmie sp of "active palrollni!" iilonu the whole front—imollw liltu n u ,( major action Is ImpendhiM. H snlil I'lTiich I loops, holdlnj,' Hie Jlnc lu Iho cenler. have smashed nil Axis ratinter-ulliick witli ense, proof Hint Ilicy me piitiini; their American equipment to «ood use. ''lliu French have Just received o speclnl convoy ol American eciulp- nif.nl. Includlun Sherman lank.s liRht tanks, artillery, tank destroyers, uniforms and every!hinij else they need lo Diiht n war. More I'ljinc.s IliiKccii In the :iir. Allied fighter pllols have delivered anotlier cilpplltig blow to the enemy. They have shot rioiv.'i J4 more Axis plnnes— la of them trl-moloied triinsporl- —lo bring to Ma the number 31 enemy nlancs destroyed In the pasl three days nlone. ".Tin: «lp.-;ttUi,Kif,.-^-ni i .'-fl-'3-ta'were ciiught nKnhi—as they hnve nn the two previous tiays-mer the Si"l- lltin narrows. Indicating that the enemy Is trying dc.speraUily Ic semi some of hl.s udeeli'd pin-snn- ncl ick to has Ibe Axis- pll»hl bccanc in Hits however, (hut there arc from Madrid that German GciiPi.il Von Arniui hns Hjipraled urgently to llcrlin In fend him qmilr-r numbers ol flKhtcm lo pii- Ircl tlic Kicillan slrails, Von Arnim Is iiuolcd us saying lhal unless be also gels more fuel and munillons. he ean't yunranleo any prolonged resistance in Tunisia. I'orls Ulust Tunis American Hying rorlrcsscs have lowered Iheir slRhts nuntn, consul rnlini; on Tunis nnd vicinity. Yesterday. I hey blasted the Tunis rtocks while medium in;d light bombers pounded I.n Scbala airfield north of 'Hmls and figlilcr- i.nmhers attacked a tank concentration. covcrliiB both objectives With bombs. Twelve of our planes are missing from all operations. Radio Algiers reports that MIIS- fo!l!!l has cleared 30,000 persons irom Ihc southern provinces of Italy in the lust fire dny.v All civilians not cnua«ed In defense work, nf.cordJny lo the bro.idcn'it, liavc been ordered out immediately. Tar behinil the battle lines in I'lmisia, llrlllsh army assault par- lies have finished cleaning up the Kfax area. They have paddled small boats nnhnrc on :he Ker- icnnn fslaiKis oil Hfax and occu- >ied them all without lirlnp, a shot, 'f'he enemy is l.c.'Jcved to lave cvacualcd the islands about Five days afto. Arkansas Among States Visited On Secret Tour Invasion Preview At Fort Henniiiff, Ga. Bright foolllRfils cmphnsiw: Hie hclfiltl niHl nuijcsly of the Maine Inside Ihc ncw.JclTcrson Momo- ri|il In W.'ishington, which presents (his Impressive view ut night. Arkansas liriefs , •in UJl')— i'oim •Ciiiinl.r' Clrault .Ciiiiil ir-cunvrnrrl fbis murn- ans will Jitl.Jiifiirs iiuiilirivil. (or Ihc (rial bfJii'iijiit 1 .r."'!M.:(lraiil H'lin Is ('liaise,! \vltb mnlfcas- .iiucc In ofrire. Tlic Jury panel will lie trimmed In IK utlrr || u - defclisi' and Ilir iniisiiiUinn i-svn-i',!' tlicir rights n'f pi-rcmiiliiry rhallen^c, rtlalfcafiLilicc In 'CiTrin-'. H[.IS *'nc of Ihe charge* Icvf-lcil aualnsl , liaise Crntit liy :i B 1. 1 m! jury In returning its ln- iUclmn:l. _)er Will Defend A censed K Cl.-iUf. 1 ;; Itornev. has been retained lo defend II. liurnelt, 57-ycnr-olrl tavern operator of I'oplar Hiufl, Mo.: his wife, Susie Burnett, and their son. Gene. 25. charged with first ce murder in the lalal slunl- hi!i Saturday night o( cily Marshal Hughcy Kitchens at rarma, Mo. in A|-ril 211 (III'} — 1'tnl Matties will gr.l Hint licrlod of [ilisrp'altrm hi tile Stale Hi,s|iij.il ;,fli- r u||. I'rnsr- rutlltt; ullnrnci' Hinreus Vli:U say.s (hat Muthrs — cluueeil with Ibe ..slaying uf .laiiir.'! K. 1-arr— will lie rommltU'i), (inili- ulily Ininnrrnw, For a M-tlay c\aiiihialioii. A ftjrmrr unlrr uas .suspeml- ed ivhen Hie ilrfi-nse uhjcplnl. Moscow Confirms Claims Of Luftwaffe Support In Caucasus Area Ify t'nitnl Cress 'I'he NU-/IS lire innUmilng their e.-it awmlcr-fltKtcks In the northwest Caucasus in an attempt to brc;ik the (lu.^iia)) urc hemming them buck against the sea. 'Ilic Soviet communique confirms Berlin claims of slrong Luftwaffe However. Russian Guards report Ilinv have wijpcd out a ' wedge Illyllicvillc driven into tiielr lines Monday night by three thousand Cierman trooiis enforced with tank units. And Ihc Soviet say Rod Air Force pilots and anti-aircraft gunnci. 1 ; sliot down n cnetny planes ami damaged .seven more In the Nazi air attack. Klscwherc on Ihe Russian front's Soviet anrl enemy forces arc galh- Ihcir MrriHRlh In prcpara- A habeas cr.rpu.s heiirinv was lo crmg :e held al. Mew Madild today when J (ion lor summer drives. Mr, Cooner was lo :,crk brill for .he defciiditiil.s. Ifc wen! th':r? Hit-, nornlng. Tills shooting, which Is altracl- ng wide intcrc.sl in Mis'fiuri. oc- .urrcd when the oflirer attrin»trri to arrc.st Gene Hmnclt on a chaise if being disorderly. He was shot to iSf-alh hi KEIUV1LLE, Ga.. April 20 —Three more of the escaped convicts from the Georgia State I'mon _ ,_ .,„_ iu kllchcn of a cafe operated by the (U.r>.) | elder Hurnetl and his wife. recaptured. Warren H. have been ff. UuVall of the Tattriall Prison says they were captured near Pembroke, Georgia—thirty miles front an< the prison ihcy left on Friday. DuVall lists them as W. I, Chat- Robert coroner's jury, that tlic oifk bam. an automobile thief; death hy II, H. liurnrtt. rrcnm mender) that he be ho)' Albert Rali:>bui7 attested the wife son also, ponrllng (nmplelicn of the hivcslisalinn. Newspaper accounts nf the • lu.ot- — , ing said that Ihe elder Burnett Kellogg, a convicted robber, and | admitted that he .shot (he olTirer Aaron Merritt, serving a twciily-'j "because I didn't want anybody year sentence. Rut the leaders of j coming in :ny place aiv.l taklns the gang—Forrest Tunicd and If- 1115' ion away." land Harvey—arc among the eight Burnett, lits wife and >f.n aio sill] nl. InrRf. , jln Jail ,11. New roinse.il Sheriff May Return Smith IIAKIUSBURO. Ark.. April 20 | til'.I--Sheriff C. T. Sullivan of Poinsetl County has gone (o Kces- Icr Field, Miss., lo see It Scrgl. James "Jimmy" Smith can be returned to Harrlsburg to face tm- bez7.!emcnt charges. rccnm- Smith, former county clerk, en- Shrrltr lL ' :lCTi ln lho <v ™y a f cw <l»ys before a crand jury indicted him on n charge of taking more than S35,- 000 In public funds, if he can be brought back, trial Is slated for Wednesday. to Chicago Wheat open hli-h low clow prel July . H2''i, H4',i 142^ 143)', 142'i •Sop. . 143?! U4T6 I« HKNNINO, On., April ao (U.I',) (Dc'lnycd)— l-j'fsldont IJoose- voll had a ringside .seat at a preview of the Uuropriin Invasion, Eoldkrs nl Wrl Ilcnnlim sUnjwl a lively moek combat during Ihc I'l-Mldcnt'.s iiiaiicclloii of Hut camp. I'm nl loops, tlin inlanlry nnd (jrcmy (tinkers took part In the uc- llnn which turned a (pilet Cicoi'ijla vnllcy lino n i-onrlng Inferno of t:hollf(re and smol;his woods. Tlio I'rcsldcnl snw soldiers tnilii- Itilf with Ilio new "llay.ookii.s", the miirdtrously uffccllve anll-lunk triinsimrlii dumped pani- Iroops alonij Iho 1'n-slileuLlnl procession und imuihineKUiw ftrixl live nrnjiiiiiiltlon wlllilu 50 feet of Mr. Roosevelt's car. A hand (jieiuidn cuiialsllnu of a l»)lalo slulfwl wllh (nm-|KHviler burst on bin car scnlterlni; him with pouio shell. 30-Year-Old Mute Is Only Survivor Of Easier .Vacation Cruise I'ATfJHOCIUi;, M. y., April 20. Jl'>—Ten gen Ejcmtts me believed t" have [R'lMied'ln i r-m i.i.»...i Sound yesterday—Just, u few hours after they hnd .set out (or an Uus- lei- Vocation ernlso. T'hijlr boiil fo'tindoral In Omit South Hay about t\vo miles oil Sayvllle. L. I; Eight hailliM havc been recovered thus far und Const tiliard ,bon1,s are simrchluij for Ihc others. The only .survivor was Fred Mayor, :«!-yeur-old mate, of North Uellmore, N. Y. when rescued he tvas so weak tmit ho was close to collapse. A jiicrclimil .'.'hip jiRhied Ihc cii(i- slml hoal early In the afternoon. Only the cabin mm nbovc Ihc .surface with Mayer alop It. Iran- tlcully waving. A lln? wus thrown lo lilm, but the scout mulct was lou weak lo grasp It and lie It around his body. Two men at tlic rc.mic ship's TOW leaped Into the water and saved him. Mayer said 'ho had been In the ivtiicr most of the afternoon, trying lo save Ills scout.';— who rnngrd In ag« from l!> lo 17. lie graphically described his cf- Inils.' Swimming from youth lo youth, he begged them to hanft on just, n lit.lle longer. He lold them (hut mi airplane was circling overhead. Rescue limits would be there presently. Hut It wns a heartbreaking Job, One by one Ihe boys lost their grip, alnkiiiR into Uie water. Jincli nt (he boys hnd on a life preserver, but Mayer believed that seme may have died cl exhaustion and exposure. New York Cotton opnn high low close pr.cl. Mcli. . ID7-I l!)!)0 IU7-1 1087 1918 Way . 2007 2021 2007 2023 2010 Oct. . 1DB2 1095 1082 1994 1851 Dec. . ID78 19!)2 1078 1000 1980 Chicago Rye open htah low. close pr.el. July . llfi'v 071;, 8f>!» 87'.i Bfi!!, Sep. . DHL- 8!)-:i 8814 83)i 88X Meet Pvt. Srriith Prebidetit Will Make Report On Journey To Training Cninps ItylinllcU 1-ress I'l-H.siflont Kormcvctl hus li'ucn nut king nnotlicr I our'of the iiiitlun — wntchiiiK the men of Llio uviiiwl fiitcc.s 'tor lliu linnl drive Uiu Axis. . H is. I't'.vciilud lodiiy lhal Air. Kooscvolt .itndttl IHH (rip "incognito" on A]ii'il i;uii— inimcdiatiily nfloi- dcclieiiliiiff Hie now JoiTci'aon Moinoriul. Mr. Uoosevcll wIll.Blvo n re|io; : t to tlui nntlon on hL'i ohioiviuton'i by radio Ionium at to o'clock OWT. He already has told nov,i>- men tlmt he found n groiil Improvement In the war elforl since, msl, beiitcmbor. The I'resltlcnt'.s trip covered southcastorn t.tnU'J), !lc V;lo|)jied fii-fit "t Uic marine "boat eani]i' at I'nrrlii Isliuul; a, C. It wns l«ls second war llmu tour .of the country-. The lli.it was an Inspection 01 the achievements of workers In war factories. jTlits Umu lho t'lcsliicnt »cnl tc visit suld(ci.s nnd hallors al woik . iiiiocr the most tmiiiott-i and •oiri'i- ecvoiLs conditions, Mr. RboSnvelt it'll tne InipAd of n pplnto (jrciwds .on his 'c'nr while watchinu a rr.ocK bAmcj-nl.lfl, ^B(!nil)ng, On. - '" ' Vlsllif ^Imwcll Fielil ' He .itood on the sidelines wntrh- Ini! an Army Air corps • r'cvliw- at Maxwell rf-lcld, Ala., while his i, c c- rct service men kept unxiqua wtitch as lho planes uwoopcd low, awiu- lii|! to skin the |jr(vsfdcniinl car. He rovlowcd the 80th 'Division al Cniiip" I'orrcsl, Tcnij., and .fdltiljil a formal jwradc of 40tO WAAO's at I't. Oglclhorpo, Cla., hearing a redheaded ulrl screcani bark "Forward" hi .soprano voice. - * The President observed Pnliu Sunday In the field house al Cam]) Uouliison In Arkansas. He sang 'Onward iphrlsllan Soldiers" with 1.500 fighting men. Military irollcc cnrcfully guarded Ihc President nnd his secret with juiirds placed alons the railroad ilnc almost every too yards from Washington south. • Kallii Conspicuous However, the rresldentS invctc- rnlB coin]ianlon, fu\\n, almo.it let the cat out of the'fiiis. tne'lutla Scottlc wns the first to scampjr 6j\ the plnlfonn whenever the train Mopped. Falla was rccounij.cd In several places. Telling the 'correspondent lie has found imjiiuvvmcnt In the war effort, Mr. flooscvclt said-he is more convinced than;ever that •he people arc way uhea'd of Washington in war spirit. -.. ; , Ife recommends (lint more Wn:;h- nglon'executives travel In order '.o f.ahi n . belter .sense of proportion and perspective. The President says he is particularly encouraged by the fact th'nt the troops arc In far bctler physical condition and definitely belter trained than those who went overseas In the last war. New Orleans Blast Injures 6 Persons NEW ORLEANS, April SO (Ut>) —An explosion In downlown Nc\i' Orleans has Injured six persons, two of them seriously. A cosmetics ami barber . supply j house—The 'Gulf Supply Corportv- I lion was rocked by an explosion ' this morning. A fire was started and several employes burned. Exact caur.c of the.blast which shook the four - story building, breaking windows and supplies, has not been determined. U is believed nn o'verhcated stove exploded. Some chemicals became ignited, but firemen extinguished Ihc bliuc before it coulct much damage. I The Injured ; wcrc bclns treated at Charity Hospital for second and j third degree burns. | Receiving treatment were Gladys Bourgeois, badly 'burned, Katie Mclson. James Miller, Gary Bcrth- clott, Hilda Hart and Alma O'Brien. All of them are cmptoyed in the Gulf Supply Building as office workers. „,„-.. Paul C. Smllh newspaperman ; who resigned his OWl post and . n Navy commission lo join ihc Marines, is pictured in his com- ual helmet on maneuvers at Parns Island, S. C. Private Smith was named outstanding young man oM9<2. Wounded In Africa prc . Tllollins a Mfrfdlcton. brolh- er O f !Urs Pearl Rice, Route t nA , .>!l E hll5> nonnded March 2i while fighting In North Afn-a MIS Rice hns been notified No i additional dDtnits were received but «ill be fbrvvardccl later,' It was I announced.

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