The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 31, 1943 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTflKA 6T ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MlS6OUm VQLUMK-XIr-NO. 6-1. BlythevlU* iMIy.Newi BlyUievllle Courier Blythevillc Hfrald Mlsslsalj)|>l Valley lender AUKA.NSAS, MONDAY, MAY til, SINGLK COPIES .FIVE^CENTS. Farm Wagon Hit By Car At Luxor a; Four Are Injured A.speeding automobile and an unlimited wagon figured in a Highway lil accidonl Saturday night near laixora which may result, i" iit l^nsl one death. Herman Cliism, 15, of Osceola, was in a grave condition tlii.s afternoon; his mother, Mrs. Leo Bush, 87, also had critical injuries lint her condition was considered good, and another son, Buster Chism, 12, had serious lacerations but was believed to be steadily improving. All were at Walls Memorial Day Fails To Bring Hall As Workers, Show Patriotism flrkamatt River . Continues To 'fall excess Earnings Of $3256 Must Go To Customers, Commission Says The stale Utilities Commission tas ordered the Blytheviltc Water Company to refund $:t.2F,!i.40 of Its excess earnings in 1942, to all types of customers. Tolul excess earnings fixed ly the commission at $(>,20B.04. Under a schedule adopted in 1935, he company was permitted lo set i)) $1,206 of this amount as a deferred maintenance account (with vhlcli lo make Improvements when materials become available) and -equired to distribute the remainder us follows: First 52,00« to be divided equally DCtwccn customers and company. All ,'—'.- <-,ss of $2,000 nboy'e a six pc •'.•',•, vjiinii on Investment to be ; on a basis of : 75 per _. . , cent to- tjic customers ancl ; 25 per cent to the company. North Little Rock Water Co pany's Earnings are regulated in the same .-manner. . The- companj allowed to retain a portion 01 the excess as ah incentive. to operate efficiently.' and seek .-View Busi- ucSs, Ch'airman .A. B. Hill of, the commission, saUC : .•/;•'-". .''.' lospitHl today. A sister, Shirley Mac Bush, 6, re- eived an Injury to her left side jut was able to leave the hospital 'csterday. • . . . .. W. E. Clay, 18, of Essex, Mo., driver of the car, was arrested on -i technical charge pending outcome of the injuries. He was released mder bond. Suffer Minor Injuries Mr. Bush, who was driving the imilc-drawn wagon, and another roung daughter, escaped with minor laccniltons and two other occupants ol the car, Welton Clay, 20, and Brooks Clay, 22,' of LaVallc, Mo., were not hurl. Tlie accident occurred at 10 o'clock as the Missouri youths wrre en route .to Wilson and the Bush family members were returning to their home on tlie George Kalris farm west of 'Luxora. •..''. With both vehicles traveling west, the car attempted to pass the wagon at tlie Luxora airport. Th» car struck the wagon's rear with such force [hat Herman Chlms was thrown out of the wagon and against the car windshield, which shattered. The upper jaw bone was torn partly from his mouth, his front teeth knocked out and his mouth severely cut, causing him to lose much blood. His mother received a fractured pelvis and lacerations. His brother has severe lacerations on the left leg and forehead. Patrolmen Near Scene Deputy Sheriff Herman Spicer had passed the'wagon only a minute before the accident occurred and within five minutes State Pb- Icc Eddie B. David and Raymond Mason, who were on duty in that vicinity, reached the scene. Realizing that both lads might die from loss of .blood,, the officers r\astily cleared'the highway iof the demolished wagon,- badly 'damaged new automobile and hiariy.,'groceries scattered over the pavement, .and lly Unit, it Cross The Memoilal Day holiday (otlny Is Just eight more hours of whirring wheels iind cluttering conveyor belts to most of the millions of, war .workers. in Detroit, Chicago niid Hie other big war Industry, centers, from 15 to (10 per cent of'the war pliint.s arc running as usual—luinhir, oul planes, tanks. and shells to light the Axis. A lew plants shut down for (he- day In order to catch up on niw material deliveries. At the Ciuu- den, N. J., yards of the New York Shipbuilding Company, sovonil Ihousand employees demonstrated because the yard was clased. The company Issued a statement, saying it was pleased at the winkers' patriotic demonstration, but had louiul it advisable 'to lake advantage of the holiday lo get more materials In. ; But the war : labfy' front ngiiln Is threatened with a strike in the soft coal industry. Today's conference between John L. Lewis nun the operators In Washington re- LITTLE HOCK, Mity 31. While the Arkansas Hlver continues Its CKiduul lull. innnbOiV I'f the lied Cross ILIV piTliavlnn to n\d properly owners lo rehabilitate themselves. ' ; Director Albert ICvanr, nf the lied Cross in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Kansas says Ihe organization will heln Hit! people gel malefltO? for n-UilliUn;; iind ii'])alring. lie snys £UO tons ol barbed wire mid liiCO.OSO pounds o! wlvi> ItMU',lriB win lie rcli-nscd by lite Army lo Hood Millr-rers. Ollicinls of the U. S. Weather Ihucati sity (lie 'river Is fulling nt nil singes. However, engineers mo guarding nil prwstble wea Kiifilnecrs from Cum]) ululboritb, In., und a detachment of military polico Gump Robinson lire hold HHirche Island ju:,t roulli of Little Hock. New French Central Executive Committee Reported In Clashes The By United Tress first meeting of the new French Central Executive Committee Is reported to'have been marked with sharp debates. : The' group, said lo IK composed of seven men, was formed to give Frenchmen their first wartime government based on democratic principles. The. committee met in reciet as Generals DcGaulle and Giraud conferred in an effort to K iron. out differences that have kept their followers apart for more than six months. -The committee is reported to be composed so far of Giraud, DC Gaulle. General Georges, who has just escaped to Africa from Nazi- conlrolled France; Jean Monet, former head of Ihe AiiRlo-French purchasing committee 1 ' in Washington din-ing both world wars; General Calroux. chief peace-maker between Giraud and DC Gaulle, and two members of DC Gaulle's French National committee. "" At least two others may be added to Ihe committee within the next <I8 hours. It is believed that at the first meeting, the members talked over persons acccplablc as permanent members of the group. An .official aiihonnccment on the firsl meeting is expected shortly. Both factions make it clear that despite personal and political differences in Ihc pnft. Giraud and De Gaulle arc determined to give the French people a unilcd govcrtf- thc invasion of Eu- ccsscri for j three hours at noon without any announcement that the Irucc expiring at midnight will be renewed. There Is no indication lltat an. real progress hits been made In the negotiations'between the union and the operators' over poi(ul-to- portal pay as an'alternative lo the rejected :two dollar a day wage increase!-' Two Importnnl radio addresses hearing on the war effort will IK made tonight. Director Byrnes of the War Mobilization Office wil speak at 7. p. m. EWT (on the nine network) from Sprittimburg, a. c He', is to talk "primarily about production. • .Secretary of..'the Interior Icke.- will -discuss the East Coast (jaso- line crisis at 7:30 p. m. EWT (01 the Mutual network). ' - Murder bearing Jnderway JONIiSIiOHO, Ark,, May 31 ( -Gray-haired Kml MathLs, , '61- car-old accused slayer of J.;E air, hns gone on U'inl for first twee murder at nn ndjoiirnof criu of Craighcad County Circuit Jcurt nt Joncsboro today. ,' I*arr, u (i7-ycjtr-old Jonesboro In- urntice executive, 'was jioHtleal .ad- Ism- to UnlUcl Slates Senator HaJ.- e Caraway. : i To expedite formation of a JUr'y, Walter Kllloiiuh lin.s directed . hospital. The/car stopped: more than 600! feeC'froirrthe wagon and the-mules were . recovered a short distance away 'after they: had fled. :Using trclr 'emergency signal, busses,-' trucks and automobiles gave the right of : way to the state police car as it-rushed to the hospital. Bravery of the two lads was milch discussed officers and hospital attendants' who said neither bad complained despite their acute suffering and both remained conscious until after reaching the hospital. Speedway Vacant Tocla) Where Memorial Da Auto Races Were Held INDIANAPOLfS, May (UP ment before rope. f The forces flint will take part in the invasion have been reinforced by a French naval squadron of at least elsht warships that have been Interned at Alexandria since the fall nf France. The announcement was made in London by a Foreign Office sjMkes- man. The action gives promise of bolstering Allied naval strength in the Mediterranean. It further neu- tralises the harbor-bound Ilallan licet at n time when Allied forces in Norlh Africa, arc preparing for an expected Invasion of southern Europe. St. Francis Levee Board Will Take Case To Slate Supreme Court . :jONEil!ORO, Ark,, May 31.— The ruling of Chancellor Francis lerry here late Monday that as-, scssmcnt.s made by Ihe St. Francis LeVee District on Sept. 4, 1935, were "void and ol no legal force," iccause Hie board failed to give 'proper notice to the landowners" will be appealed to the State Su- lircme Court. In pointing out lliat the ruling will be appealed, Burk Mann of Forrest City, attorney for the district, said Thursday that only about $500 is involved, since tllc ruling of the 1935 assessment, coming at this laic date, aftecls only "delinquent taxpayers," but he said many people have misinterpreted the ruling.' The decision by Chancellor cherry was. in the suit Tiled by Farris Simon and about 40 other landowners in Blytheville, who protesting that the assessments levied in IS35 were not on an equa basis. The rilling set out that the "Board of Directors 'of Francis Levee District will be restrained and enjoined lecting or attempting from plaintiffs any based upon the ofits as made nnd the said assessors _and subscqucntl' approved on the date set out.' The suit was filed in Resident of Dell Hurt In Accident —The .world's largest spoils avcn today was ghostlike and silent- vast acres of emptiness. During peacetime on Memorja Days, the Indianapolis Spccdwa was. host ; to over 100.000 person iiimally ,for the 500-mile nut ace. • ' . Today, the only activity in th Speedway .Bowl was on the go' oiirse Inside the track. And th »hly sound, ^of automobile motor amc from a highway where work :fs were driving to their jobs in var plant. A lonely cnrcljiker guards 111 Speedway. .Occasionally he admits B soldier, or sailor who want to walk around the two and a half mile bvick oval. Shortly after Pearl larbor, the 1042 race was called off. There won't be another one unlil icace conies. But the Barney Old- flclds,' the Eddie Rickcnbackeis and he Pclcr de Paolas will be, back after the war ivith Ihcir powerful 'ittlc cars. The Speedway staged a success- Slierlff Leon Drown 0 additional Jurors foi- ll lie to subpociia ID FEW SNIPERS Americans Press To Clean Out A 11 Resistance; lokyo.Admits Loss l!y llnltrit 1' American soldiers am mopping up Hie hist straggling remnants of the ben I en Jap troops on Allu; 'Ihe Nnvy says thitl our men live I'urliii! oul Isolated Jap pockets consisting of u few snl|»ci's will) a. machine gun—or may range upward lo as many us f>0 armed men. 'I tins ouv Navy hiis given the oflk-ial siamp to what tho Jn|ra Ihemsi-lves admltcd ycslcrday—Unit Hie Slurs nnd Stripes lias .supplnnt- fd tho Rising Sun on Ihu fog- Iwiiud Aleu'llmi Isle. The Mi-buck for lite Japs on A tin Is echped across the I'uclflo In the central interior of China. For determined Chinese Iroops have broken the spearhead of u Jap HI my pushing through western Jliipth Province, The Chinese victory cuts off ft major threat lo Ilieir YunglM River forts, which arc the oulor ring of Chungking defenses. One enemy division soulli of Ihc Yangtze wits forced to stringer back at a low of liooo Jap casualties, And anolhcr Chinese force Is pressing a battle near lulmng—vltnl Yangtze Illver buse. The spirited Chinese counter ul- luek l.s getlng heavy Mipiiorl from Naples Takes Hammering From 100 American Fort Foggia Also Has Big Ra .possible Ol|| . lilanes of Hie Mlli U. S. Air Force. LMjcvalor . bombers .smashed , , ... river islfinds off Ichiing on Satur- exhausted , taV| i u , rtilla u , ch - uombs on cllcmy ,- „ „ „ ' laitlllery eonccntrallons. And thi M-om 75 to 100 witnesses are ex-l,,, j s t ce|ltcr ftl yw .| 1()w ccd to be called with a heated.' Qll Tm .,,, Ulkc ,, ns , lteorlle( Kittle of Dsychtntrlsls likely to'dc-' Iicl ; vy ,,| OW8 from oll! . , tlvc Bombers vclop. Mathls is reiioiicd lo be ,„ ' Uvo „,,,,,, (|1 tllc , ilst f(mr dnv ,. :!minniB to enter a pica of tern-' Allle<l (ilr attacks ore also pound i'.oiary Insanity. - ' J , i,,,, .j ap u ncs on othc ,. p nc | t i c A sanity repoi-t filed by Dr. A. C. Uiiiils Kolb. the stnle hospital supcrip- in'iiurnm, Yank und RAP pilot. .indent, miolcd Mrs, Muthls us say- ; lL . n , n?(l to i,n, j,,,) irnnsports yes - ny the slaying was-to UKC words-"tlie Lord's doing. 1 .' j I'arr was killed In hLs office In tions her i m ^ yi siarllm; big fires on arnw vehicles and strafing troop ' nosl And'. lit the Southwest Piicltic on March 291h. Mathis walked out of (he office and su'r- FlylnK. Forls showered . bomlin 01 rendered to counly authorities.' j . ]wcwafc-\ln the second heavy rail Parr,was president of the com- 1 ou thut'New Guinea base In Hue Di-css firm, of which Mathes -was; ( | nj , Si Tu ^ fires .blTOd'up, 'and a :>rfic(i! managed. The men reported- 1 ammunition dump exploded as th ly htul business .differences extend- Forls braved stroiiK anti-alrcraf liiB'over a period of years. ' *•-- •- '--•-•i >— • •--' ••^ . , - ,../. - . : -^. Services Yesterday '•'-. "For Mrs. W Wheeler Mrs. Eyclyjii Wheeler, a rcsjdcnt of near Blythcyillc .for 47 years, died Saturttay, jilyhl at her country home 1 near Yurbro.. She was 77. DenIh followed !\ heart attnck ,Uvo days before which climaxed lih Illness of more '(hah "n'year. iBomi in Clcrmont, Ky.,.she and her hnsljiind, the Intc T/. Whcclcr, came here from Unit slate. She was active in alialrs of tlie Yarbro Methodist Cltui'ch for many years. . Funeral .services were held ycs- Icnlay afternoon al Holt Funeral Home by the Rev. D. G. Himlman, pastor of Yarbro Methodist Church, with burial at Elmwood Cemetery. She is survived by two sons, Ellis and El/a Wheeler of Blythc- villc, and two daughters. Miss Ethel Whcclcr of Blylhcvllle and Mrs. Evelyn Lambert of Carulh- ci"svlllc, Mo. ful comeback after the last war. In icy weather, one safety rule fire ,to bring home their blows. ifflr' Blytheville Man Dies Satur / As Result Of Infec tion On Neck Mrs. Cecil Hailey Is Fatally Stricken Stricken with a heart ailment, Mrs. Cecil Bailey died a short lime later Saturday at the family home, 211 West Davis. She was 40. Funeral arrangements arc in- ecmplcte pending arrival of a daughter, Mrs. W. E. Vessey, who | recently went to San Antonio, 'Texas, when Captain Vesxcy was o remember is lo increase the dis- transferred there. She Is expectance between your automobile and cd today, the one ahead. Cobb Funeral Home Is In charge. A carbuncle on the buck of hi neck caused the death or Hernia Carney who <|icd Saturday .after noon at Memphis Baptist Hqsplla The 33-year-old Dlytlicvlllc res klent became seriously 111 Wcdnej day when he was removed to th Memphis hospital by ambulance. Infccllon front the carbuncle believed to have caused dlabetc it was said. He' was employed as a incinbc of the fire department at Illytlie villc Army Air Field. Requiem mass was said th morning at the Church of the In maculate- Conception by the Re Amos H. Enderlln, assistant pxsto Burial was at Elmwood Ccmctcr He is survived by his wife, M Jessie Moody Cnrncy; a son, Ton mle Joe Carney; his parents, M and Mrs. Joe Carney; three bn (hers, Felix, Joe Jr., and Jarrn Carney, and three sisters, Mrs E< na Mac Langlcy, Mrs. L. A. Tc tcr and Miss Pauline Carney a of Blylhcvllle. Holt Funeral Home was charge. Captured Jap Landing Barge DYERSBURG. Term., May 31. (UP)—Scores of families In Dyer • \ -and Lake counties were evacuated Marvin Dcnbow, 4!)-ycar-old cm- |by Army men when a crevasse In ploye of the Cooperative' Alfalfa a Mississippi river embankment In- Dehydrating Mill at Dell, was seriously Injured yesterday when he became entangled In a pulley while working. He has an Injury to the chest and face lacerations but his condition Is very good and It Is believed he will recover. He Is at Walls Hospital. The accident occurred when he was replacing a belt, which caught on the pulley and pulled him Into the machinery, Today's War Commentary U-Boat Menace (Gradually Heroines Under Control Ky THOMAS J, DONOHDK of llnllrd riCM The 'Allies ni'u moving toward one of their uiviileHt vie- of Ihc war, Silently, without fan hi re or flourish, (lie Families Evacuated undated 13,000 acres. Soldiers using pontoons small motored craft picked stranded residents. :The Memphis District Engineer's office says there liave been no casualties although it estimates that some 35,000 acres of land will be flooded. Considerable stock and crop loss Is expected. The broken section was not- recognized as a.levee, engineers said. They nude no oflicial comment. Americans bring ashore a capturcrt Jap landing barje on the beach at Massacre Bay, Atlu, shortly after,the'American landing on the Island. The American flag Is prominently displayed on the barge. (Official Navy photo from NEA telcphotb). Bicycle Brigade J-boiil i« foeiiitf liiwton. \Vu have pn.wd tlio crlnis month —whidi I'xpoi'is Kiiitl would .he April—n;i(l .whidi ttinicd ul to lie iiuicli-bolter for our si<l« thai) Miii'di. Now, il looks very imiKh liko Mity will l>o Mu> wnr'n most ici'C.ssl'ul month in« nunpiilKii iiKiiiiiNl Hie U-lxwt iiicniicu, F.ven the NiuJs he.vo made, few • ; — L nlins for their submarines ol laic, liey complain : thnt bud wc-allicr luck of targets have been them. Hut llm truth l.s Hint Iller lius shot tlie last arrow from Is oulvcr und Inis sew It llo wlflo Hie murk. It l.s not for nothing that Scc- ctury Kinix and Admiral King ave prcdlulod • lhal the U-boat icnace will bo under control b'y te Fall, perhaps before .These ro tidings of Importance second no other single .development of ic wur. ll-ltojls Hurl Us Unlll now, the Gcrnuui subma- uc hiis tiikcn.a, sevcru loll (if inn 1 nl])s with Iticli 1 , precious londs .of II, Biisnllniii tanks, platies, munl- loas — nud incn. Hitler said he oi-|icc|o every American ship that amc across his pc'rLicDpcs. And or a while, ho was getting a good orcentage nf them. For a long lime wo were right- IB (he U-boat packs mid "Bche- ons of packs' with weapons wltloh oiild be described only by the ihrase "too little." Enormous dlffl- iiillles had to bu overcome Iwfore American production of anll-Mib- marlnc devices coidd lie turned on' 11 qunnllly. Now, the Allied declnlon many iionths ago to. plvc, llie mitl-sub- narlne campaign liret priority ap- lircnlly. Is • bearing fruit, Wo are wiling out thii old ' esliuillshcil veapous^In iKrnwjng. (luanilly and are''usliii^ "effective Mio*' dcylcos,' iany ofiwhich still are'hlglily sec•el.' "' . '. ", ' ' .. ; Whether RJHlar, the (nbuloils new radio detector, Is being used against he U-lioiil Is not known. But in -in address on May 17, President Oliver E, Buckley ol the- Boll Telephone Laboratories, which helped levclop this ' WC»|K>n,"sBlil It cnn be used to train giuis on enemy ships or nlr|)lanes, even though be -completely hidden from view. .'•'•.' Carriers Kllectlvc Kpeclal aircraft carriers to iic- company convoys also are doing an Invahinblc Job, These CMvlcrs BVE small, makeshift and highly expendable. They were conceived hi America and. the original ones were converted from freighters. Tliclr flight decks are smaller than those on regular carriers but they can liiindlo any typo of carrier plane A hint that the United Stales is building a Icrge number of them cnmc'frpm Hcitry J. Kaiser earlier this month when he disclosed ilml 12 ways at tlie Vancouver, WarJi. yards alono arc being used lo built small carriers. I!c expects to be turning out six of them every month by the end of tin: year. British shipyards also -nrc turning them out. These and other weapons apparently arc taking a heavy loll of U-boats. Last week, London Naval experts said an Allied convoy re- ccnlly scored a "great ami Important victory" in the Atlantic. More Allied ships are said to have crossed safely and more U-boats were destroyed than In any other comparable period. Allied bombing rnlds on German U-boat bases and construction facilities arc a major contributing laclor. Wlllielmshavcn. Kiel, Bordeaux, Lorlcnt, SI. Nazalrc and olher cqniiUl bases have been devastated. Reluming pilots have assured Allied authorities ol Ihe effectiveness of their attacks. Ship Production Hifk Above all, American and British :>hl!iy?uls ace turning out ships tasicr than, Ihey can be sunk. And Ihe production of estort vessels and Ihclr all-Important engines Is hot being curtailed because of It. Germany, on the ollici hand,,has passed the. peak of Its ability to produce, ally of Us war weapons. From now oh, with tiic bombing offensive g/pwlng in weight and frettuency o( allack, she can expect only a.further decline In her pro- Iratlng in submarines to the exclusion of ajl else, Germany cannot hope t&'Vmalnlaln an output that balance* r losses, lei along exceeds them Ready to roll i oul o.vcr the coun- War-Weary I(aly Gets Little Respite As Allied Riers Strike Again ... By.lliilUa PrfM The walls of .Hitler's Ku- r(>t>« ure ([iiivcriiiK iintlur Uie iriipnut , dt'.'Allio'd, rtii' bloWs 1'roiu; lliwaiii _lp Ihu 'Alluntiu mill MciliterntiicHii cousts, 'I'hosp wlib nil in London x-snals me ainiont convinced that /.ero hour for the invasion of lOtirope is fast The Inmicdliite emphasis Is on Italy. Ycslcrdny, ;el»"t American bombers' delivered '•»• pair of shrii- alr'raids' 1 on the Italian mainland, Naples'took n violent hammering from moio thai) 100 Hying fortresses -which sprayed' tliclr bombs oh an alrcrafj, factory, an airdrome und .shippiHg i hi Ihc horror. At tho same ,111110, over 50 iJl'- cfnlorii from tile Middle East Command bliwlMt I'OjjBiu,' tW ' inlle.s nbithcust «l Naples, destroying ninny enqmy planes on-the ground und seulnii fhe lo buildings Other' lormAtlons. of MUfhell and Marauder'.medium .bom'oors niul IJghtnlhii mid Warlmwk nghuis inked over the nslui of miicn- bomlicd • ptintollorm Maud and striifed Northern Sa.rdlhiu. . ' T«lls of Attack $penk(njf of llw rtevnslallng uvln raids on Italy, Sorst 'nonius I' Oicely of Muse,, t^nii, a gnhiuH, ptiUU llils vvayi '.'We look u bit more shine o(f thu Italian boot' today, . . ." ,' The llallniw'con.ede thai (t.ilii- age at Naples- was heavy. In Lnhdoli'.'olistivcrs aio walch- K the, RAF (to. sec whether II will go. oul tonlg|it, Co llilane lonnauo . Lt k._«l_ *A*! -J i_. *t '-&. i,.t.T Of even more significance is the constant drain oil submarine crews who must of ' necessity be among the most highly-trained bodies of men In any, service. Germany's old U-boat masters, such as Qunther Prlcn, the 'man who sank the battleship Royal Oak, has long since been dead. Replacements nre harder and harder to. find: Training la- ctlllles arc being destroyed by Allied bombers -and as the number of German U-bonts destroyed Increases, morale ls expected to take a corresponding decline. "; ; The battle against the submarines Is not yet over; It won't be Arkansas Briefs - I ITU K UOCK, M*y ill (OP) —Uclrpalcs -to a metdn^ of • 17 Itllrnl Kkctrlu Co-n[>s Aald loiliiy this dual - purpose rlaim mi .si.ill- rivers will hrlp (n liifvnit dlsa.itrnus flimrts. Tbry .salil (but at the same time the ihinis will produce needed clrrtrlc rwwer. Among HprakcrH subnliilpil w.-is <:lyilc- Kills of Wnslilnglon, •A frirnlcr Arkansas congressman, nnw cnnnectcd with the N'nllnnal lectrlc C'ooprrallvr.s foilt - cnglued RAP heavywelgtuj wfltc Idlo Irisl night bill snould u(! icntly to go [oiilgnt If wcalhei per- mlts. i , The ,Cjtrii|»ns Irembcd a southwest coiist resort to»n yc^tciday ' and Idoiitlflert'lt as Torn.uay. Coil- • sktcrabli!^ civilian • casualties were caused, I'hkludhic 30 children and fofir, .teachci. 1 ! trapjicd by n 600- pound, bomb that lilt'a 401) 1 old^hurcli while,they. ; \*eru aUciul- Ing Sunday .School Steel Works Hit British.,planes, bombed 'tile Mon... dcvlllc Sled Works of Noithe.n wo scnrc.C.nnndliin cycling sol- Fiohcc, yehterday und bombed one <hcrs, who build niuBdcs and khljl In an enemy convoy off Flush- savu BUS to',biking-Into battle, |lng, lioilHnd.'ln tlio English Cnan- ncl.'llrlllsh light imval forces sank a; dcrhiAn lirined trawler, lieuvlly damaged -a Bccoiul • and set. Lwo olhol-K'jffre. One. Brltbli gunboat was'Iqfit lii the ciosc-ranuo battle. Considerable .significance Is ?t- ncheit to ,l)ic~ api»lhtincnt of-an expert tii' Rmphiblpus. warfare to the ! gcn'crnl staff of liio AmcrlcKli Army. In, Europe. He is Brlgiidlfr General .panlclNoce who special- ises'In landing 0|ieratlpiis. Tlie appointment is regarded as one more, MB ,slgn thnl Invasion' nine Is near. lied Airmen BUsy Therq. are^ sonic who believe that o]»ratlons In the west mny co)n- mcnco with'the outbreak of larger scale ' Hostilities in Russia. Today, Moscow, reports extremely violent air warfare over the eastern front with liioro' : than. 2000 German planes destroyed during the past lour 'weeks. Last week alone, saya Moscow,, llic/Germans lost -liiG planes '.against Russian losses of 118. ' Several' other Nnzl craft arc reported lo have been destroyed nc;«r Leningrad while German attacks arc Bald lo have been thrown back in two sectors of the front, tlus- slan planes, heavily bombed the the Importanl rail Junctions at Gomel and Karachaev In the German rear. Many trains arc said to have .been blown up and hits were scored on German artillery concentrations. HOT riilNOK, !\Uy 31 [III') —Till- flnml.s .slinuld be an In- rfntivn lu Uic penplt! In redouble Hirlr effort In all thliiR.s lli;il will help win the war. Thai's wlnil Department Com- mitulcr W. .1. McCain nf I.llllc Knrk Inlil llnltefl .Spanish Amc- rlciin War Veterans of Arkansas at llirlr 20th annual convention in llnl Springs. lie rnntenderl that Amrrlrann Imvc failed tn realize fulEy (he scrioiiMicss of the world ,01,111(1. .(ONKSiioito, i»r ( »y .11. diri —l.lrul. Itu^srl Shell, the son of Mr. ant! Mrs. E. <i. Shell of .(nnrsbnro, bis been killed In Norlh Africa. The 23-yrnr-old licutrnanl, a grnclnalc nf ArkAn^as Stale Cdlruc al Jnncsboro, bas been aii air observer .with the fir-Id arllltcry Mncc last November. Apply For Charter LITTLE HOCK, May 31.—Four Memphlans Friday filed an application for a charter to operate the Pepsi Cola nolllln? Co. at Blylhe- vllie, C. G. Hall, secretary,of stale, said. The application, provides for SCO shares of stock without par value and an Initial capilal of $3400. nicorporntors' are W. S. and Mary P. RoiUt, 015 North Belvedere and J. R. and Mary J. Koutl. 198 Felix. ElzA Wheeler. Blylhcvllle. is agent. over until the very last day of war. But from present Indications, our side Is forging ahead. Hitler's hope Is ebbing fast. Shipyards Now Quiet MOBILE,' Ala., May 31. (U.P.— Operations.'nt,. the Pinto Island yards of lift Alabama Drydock and Shipbuilding Conii»ny in Mobile are reported back to normal. Virtually all of the yard's 32,000 employes are said back at work follbwlng a;labor dispute last wctik between white" and Negro workers. Although the yurd IS still under guard, authorities say no trouble Is expected. \ Lin Sen Not Dead NEW YORK, May 31- tUP) — President Lin Sen of China Is not dead after all. Early this morning the Melbourne radio announced' thai' President Lin Gen, critically 111 since Friday, had died.' , But it' appears lhat china's 73- jear-old.chlcl executive isn't dead at »11 In- f«ct; he's reported, to be slightly Improved tooiy, '

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