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BLKTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS i iriric rwMittLi * BUT. .»»,... . , „ •' • .1—. . _ ^^ , ^^^^B • w ^^^^ VOIAJMK XL—NO; fitl THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTIJDEA $t AHKAN8AS AND SOUTHEAST M1S60UIU Blrtheville D«Uy Ncwa Blythcvllle Herald Blythevllle Courier Mississippi Valley H1.YTHKV1U.K,' AHKANSAS, WKDNKSDAY, JUNK 2, 19-1:) ALLIED WARSHIPS SltJfGI-K COI'IES FIVE CENTS Today's War Commentary Our Record Speaks May Events Basis For Optimism' f!y THOMAS J. DONOIIUE of United Pirss Over-optimism is n clangorous indulgence in wartime but confidence in our .strength and pride in our achievements should not be reproved. They will he decided assets in currying .us through the great battles which DOW are about to begin. The United Nations can look with satisfaction upon their war record during the month of May—the best overall month of the entire conflict. During Hint month we dealt the i enemy savage blows from which lie will find It difficult to recover. The injuries we Indicted upon (lie Axis during May will show up, In the flnnl analysis, us the beginning of the: enemy's recession. There is no wishful thinking in tlie record. We needn't look al it llirough rose-colored glasses. II speaks for itself. We destroyed an entire enemy army in Tunisia—an Axis catastro"- phe equal lo that al Stalingrad. There, we shattered for all time the legend of Axis invincibility by killing or capturing close lo 275,000 enemy Iroops. Figures Favor Allies During, may Iho. Allies destroyed 437 enemy planes' in-the Mediter- ruriean theater against a loss of 108 of our own'or a margin of four lo one.' The Russians established a similar record on. their front'by destroying 2100 planes lo 518' Soict craft—according', to -.Moscow figures. , - .... .. •• And in 'Europe ,lhc aerial 'combat ratio-'was even higher—351 Axis planes lo 37 American.; KJ '..''-.'•;':' The flriUsh dropped' .12,500. tans' of bombs on Germany 'during;May. -Hhd greatest monthly bpinb load ever delivered anywlierc..The Aine- ricans dropped ah estimatedJ3000 . tons on their pbectivcs In tlie European theater and a tremendous weight on Italy and -the enemyr .held Mediterranean Islands.: i; '•'' ;So,. heavy has'lieen'thejMedilerT "•• ranea'n lionjlier: \assauit : 'th»t;'.the obict(v^s i '-,Unic.ke3^'now;. i arc;iCohV siderert *'irljiHlty re.^yifpV'ftj'fcasloTi. '' ' \Ve have It'from;Generai Henry H..Arnold, commander, of-.the American Army--Air Forces, "that enemy morale Ls beginning 'to crack. In the Atlantic, our accomplishments during 'May were little short of phenomenal. The submarine campaign, upon which Germany is devoting most of her', energies and basing virtually all of her hopes, has'been met'and checked, we destroyed more German submarines in May thnn in any oilier month and German communiques admit lhat their u-boats were markedly unsuccessful/, in halting Ihe enormous flow of Allied war material lo the arious battlefronts. So he-ay were German .submarine .losses lhat London believes - they exceeded production. ' Ship Production High In addition, American shipyards during May turned out an unprecedented 175 merchant ship's — a total of 1,782,000 deadweight tons. Our plane production mnst be making the enemy shudder. On May 11, President Rooseelt revealed that American airplane output now surpasses all the rest of the world combined. This week, War Mobilization Direclor James J. Byrnes disclosed lhat the 100,000th airplane had left the production line. Legion Post Plans Big Auditorium Biythes'lllc is to have a modern auditcrium adequate for large events of many kinds, with work to begin as soon as the war ends. In preparation for constiucling the building ns soon, as peace, comes, the Dud Cason poit of the American Legion, which Is to erect the struc'lnre, last night appointed a commltlce lo make all plans immediately. Fund Scl Aside .' . With the' sum of $9100 set aside for Hits project and the site already acquired, the post has much of the program outlined. ]'. . To be erected on.the 200 by 285- foot site ."'adjoining the American Legion : Hut on North' Second street,'the building will serve as an'auditorium for conventions, athletic, events, various kinds of "programs and ' meetings, stage • shows arid the like. V': Planned to be available 'for groups' anywhere from St. -Louis "to;Memphis, Hie auditorium will be: erected for the... future,'- arid probably,, will '.have'-.several, 'hills which can be thrown'j.ntp the. main auditorium'..' '"..'• '•"'' •'•' '-''"' '•• l -'*- ;••Commill« The committee in charge of thi.s project, appointed: at the medin last night, were Floyd White, Rosco Crnfton, -Neill Reed, H. L. Halsell. George Gish, Clicster L. Nabers, Ed Cook, Jimmie Terrell. Dr W. A. Grimmett and E. A. Rice. When the group met Mast night other business was taken up. A letler was read from Boys State headquarters'-in' Little Rock slating that all plans were made for Die following Blythevillo boys to at tend. \ Those selected, lo go toon for this annual meeting are: John William Cross, Thomas Calvin Hollingswprlh, Henry Brice Layson, Joe Lane' Linlzenich, William. Ev- crcll Peterson. Oswald Preston Rainey, Herbert N. Swearengcn, Hal Richards Thompson, Louis Matthews Greene, Wayne Colby Huff, Charlie Fulton ' Ellis and Hugh'.Thurmon Atkins. To Send Cigarettes Mike Merone.v, Rosco Crafton, Ed Cook and C. A. Cunningham were nominated, lo collect money froni the 54 boxes placed al vari- hmcnts for donations ., - - money to' provide a fund for sending cigarettes lo scr- a — items of business In (he Far East we arc entitled |f kc " "!> H ' as the statement by lo some optimism We have taken recreational committee lhat in- Atlu Island from the .rammer- «(- 'cresting pictures would lie shown Atlu Island from Ihc Japanese af- lcresl tcr wiping out the entire E arrison I so ?. n ' which Tokyo in;inhered at 3000 l wns voted nlso '». 5Cn(i men. The Chinese have inflicted to Girls statc to ^ ''eld ii one of Ihc worst defeats of tlie R A n " n " il "' Vla "' -h.i. long Sino-Japancsc war on their lung oiuu-japancsc war on their " K """""".ice on resoiimons,. read enemy by smashing the Nipponese tllc following message which had offensive on Chungking. And the 6ecn scnt National Commander TiitCyo ipdio acknowledge lhal!, R°ane Waring: irdio , ,y Japan Is facing what it calls "an extremely grave war silualion." There arc indications, loo, lhat Tokyo itself soon will taste more ot the medicine administered over a year ago by Gen. Doolittle's fliers. Gen. stlhvell and his aviation aides hae been in London studying the Allied bombardment technique similar to that which some day will be applied against Jatran from China. Says Japan Doomed And in the Southwest Pacific, according lo Australian Air Minister Drakeford, we hae wrested aerial supremacy from the Japanese. As Drakcford puts it: "Japan is doomed." It ever the Allied peoples needed a lift, they gol it In May. iYet, It should bo remembered that our record last month was only Ihe result of back-breaking labor, prodigious toll and sacrifice and and the lives of many of our fighting men. There can be no relaxation during Juno or any ,of the months to come. We've got the enemy in a corner, trying desperately to ward off our blows. But one single silp on our part and he's liable to break out. We'e got to bore In harder than ever now to put over the knockout. Chicago Wheat open lilsh low close pi-.cl. July . 143;S 'IMS 143 144',i , Sep. . 1435* H4 U3W 144 14354 send a in June C. A. Cunningham, chairman of Ihc committee on resolutions., read Waring: "Be It resolved by Dud Cnson Post No. 24 of the Arkansas Department of the American Legion, lhat: "We reiterate our confidence In Ihe fact thai Roane Waring is a loyal, palriolic American; we commend his position with respect lo t'ne resolution adopted by South Fork No. 653 of tht Pennsylvania Department on May 8th; we pledge ourselves to support his .position with respect to strikes and other uilerefcrnce with Ihc war effort," At Keiser Tonight. -OSCEOLA, Ark7"junc a.-Scrgl, William H. Nichols of Reiser, whose slory and experiences In the Pacific War Zones rival that of nny of the returned soldiers of this war, will speak al the Reiser High School Auditorium tonight al 8:30 o'clock. A member of the crew of a-Flying fortress shot down by (he Japs, Sergeant Nichols spent 68 harrowing days on a life rnit and jungle Islands before being rescued by a Navy flying boat: He was at Pearl Harbor on .Dec. 7, 1941, look part In the Battle of Midway, Wake Island. Guadalcanal and other important engagements and .will give an account of his experiences al the meeting Wed iiesda}' night. Arrangement.'! are In charne of Joe B. Hllllar<! of Kclscr. Troops Ashore Direct Others' Landing Italian Isle Is Attacked 2 Times Within 48 Hours; Shells Do Heavy Damage .,,'. '"" '(V. S. Nauj; Photo From NEA) ' Once ashore, Amcrtean forces pile up supplies at tlic bnsc- of.fog-rlmnie.i Atlu mountains, prepare to ' push inland.',-ioldicr is broadcasliiiB instructions to other landing .parlies via loudspenker ns they approach shore through the waters ol Uoltz Bay. ' Dr. Allen Roy Defoe Is Deacl-- Quinluplets Brought Him Fame NORTH HAY, OnL.-irio, June 2. (UP)—The tountry tloc- Ipr who brought Llic Oioniio (|uinlii|ilcts into the world Ls Dr. Allan Roy D;ifoo diwl five minutes iiriw he was admitted lo u Norlli Hay liospihil su(Torin|r from piicumotiiii. i J^was.59 .years okl. ,' . • , ' t ~ : '- H wnVat'l o'clock In the moyij- ling on Mtiy v 28, J934; that-I5r. Dfi- •|Foe received a hurry call from the Mo .. Dies Yesterday Moving ^^rr^u, find the 1,0^ h, Mrs. Liiale dathcrinc Polls, 87, mrilher. of Mrsi L. M. Burnctlc, died Tuesday morning at. the home of' ; anolhor" daughter, Mrs. .J. H. Maples of Elkmont. rtla.. where slit: has made her home for tlie past scvernh years. ' Mrs. I'otts was well known here, having visited many limes al Die home of her daughter and son. Louis M. Polls, who formerly lived in Blyllicvllle but now of Harrison, Ark. -•'' Mrs. Burnclle and another daughter, Mrs. Eddie Lou Tatuin of Kcnnctl, Mo., were called to her bedside when her condition became serious. •)'.';' She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. W. L. Glndh-h, Laiv- renceburg, Tcnn., Mrs. Maples. Mrs. Talum and Mrs. Biirnclte, three sons,-Louis M. Polls, Hnrri- son, Ark., William G. rolls, navls, Calif., and Ewcll Polls of New Orleans. There arc 32 grandchildren and seven-great grandchildren. Services were held this afler- noon at the family cemetery at Prospect, Tcnn. Many Attend Riles For T. L. Cassidy A large number of rrlativcs and friends from Cooler and Hulfman cnme here loclay for Ihc funeral of Thomas Leonard Caraidy, 7E-year- old juslicc of ncace, who died yes- lerday morning at his home. The Rev. Fred Walter, pastor of the Baptist church al Cooler. Mn., conducted the riles at cobb Funeral Home and burial was mado al Number Ek-hl Cnnrtcry of Cooler, where Mr. Cnssidy lived for many years. Well known both In I'cmiscot County. Mo., and Norlli Mississippi County. Mr. ca.vidy was called "Uncle Tom" by those who knew Mm. Included In his relatives Is a brother. William JI. Cassidy of Armorel. •confusion nnd no prnpnrntlons made for the confinement.-Two-'of Ihe quints had been born, with two neighbors acting as midwlves. He Said "Gosh" Dr. DiiFoc hnd'lhc room .scrubbed and look' over. Later, he described /n'hal happened . in these words: ' . "In Ihc incnntlmc another tin apliearcd in . the world nnd Ihls was followed by sllll nnolher . . . in Ihe early hours of the morning and still sleepy from a previous case that night. The whole sttua-- tion seemed lo be unreal and dreamlike. Tlie attendants told me afterward that my eyes were bulging and with Ihc arrival of each baby, my only word was 'gosh 1 . . . with ascending inflcc- lion." The one chjincc in millions— birlh of the nulnluplets— heaped fame on Dr. DnFoe, who previously was a country doctor In'the Ontario countryside. His saving the lives of the Qiiins made DaFoe a 'world figure. His life was portray-' td In the movies. He lectured throughout the United Stales and Canada and was honored by medical societies. Hcmahii'il Unassuming Gray-haired and stur<ly, Dr. Da- Foe remained a quiet, unassuming man through all the homage lhat was showered on him. Dr. DaFoe turned down every opportunity to profit commercially from association with Ihc Quintuplets. He was olfercd positions In famous clinics all over tlic world. In December, 1034, he wns i«r- suadcd lo Itixve for the first lime in '2G years Ihc isolated community to whose medical needs he nilnislcr- ed. He made a Irip to the United Slates during which he delivered a lecture at. New York's Carnegie Hall, describing the first six months of the Quints' lives. He remained physician to (he Qiiinluplnls from Ihc deat of. their birth—May. 28. 103-1,—until lasl year. He resigned because of fric- licn between him and Mr.-and Mrs. Olivia Uionnc, parents of the girls. Actor and 16 Others Arc Presumed Lost After Attack On Big Ship LONDON, June 2i (OP)— An',of- (|cAal •-!>!»ttmicnt.-says'..:iho.i.firlllsh Overseas Airways transport ..which Lisbon dlspiilchc.s snld carried ac- lor Leslie Howard and 10 others arc presumed lost utter being attacked by enemy aircraft cnroiili. from Lisbon to jthc United Kingdom, i The lust dramatic IJICSSKKC from the airplane might hnvc been llfl- cd from one of' Ihn many molton pictures In which Howard acted Tlic British Ovcrsens Airways Company says: : '"flic last message from the aircraft stated it was belnn attacked by enemy aircraft.'- 1 H is un- (Icrstoorl Hint there were no Americans' alioard. The plrin'c carried rubber llft;- rafls, but there is little hope there wus lime lo launch llicni under at- lack. Pnsscngcrs, of course, wear no parachutes or life.belts .so were left to Ihc mercy of a heavy open sea. ... Lisbon dispatches say Leslie i Howard was one of the 13 pnsscn jgcrs on the plane. The fnmoiu actor was returning from n Ice; lure (our Uirouijb Spriln nnd Portugal and wns accompanied by hi! business manager. Three Drills)' children, returning Ironi America also were reported aboard Ihc transport, as was Kenneth Stono- housc, Washington corrcspondeni for Keutcrs, and his wife. Although Ihc arrival and dc- linrlurc of both German and Al lied planes at the neutral port of i Lisbon have been guarded with :soine secrecy, planes headed foi Germany stand on the Lisbon airport a few yards from London- houiul planes. New York Stocks A ,T & T lf,S Amcr Tobacco el Anaconda Copper 20 Beth Sled 54 Chry.Mer 7« Coca Cola no Oen Elcclric '..'. 38 Ocn Molors 54 FULL IN nITI) GnlllE — .., i Department Reveals Only Fo u r Prisoners laken By Americans lly Hulled I'ITSS Amt'i-loin iroop.'i on /Hln killed 5'.0 Jap and took only Imir prls- incrs. The eounl, iplnisc'd todiiy by Ilia IRVJ", covers only kiu».vn enemy lead and n final check Is expected Lo Incrmsso Ibis casualty list cnn- sldcritbly. However, 'the Jups themselves MIVJ snld (lie entire Harrison ()l1 Aim—some- 1100(1 men—KIIVC up tlu;lr live.?. Apparently Iho flmil •itriiBBle lor this'liny.Islam! was a flshl lo the finish with Iho Japanese mnklnK u siileldul, lusl-dlleh defense, Informed sources In Washington suy un accurate- count of Iho enemy killed may nuvitr w aviillaljle because Ihe Japum'so cremnted the bodies of those killed curlier in the Imltlo for Altu. Sccrelury o[ Wur Sllmson says Incomplete report put Aiiierlcnii casualties at 127 killed, 30(1 wouml- cd nnd.llH inlsslnij. While the American ground forces arc cleaning out Ihc (ilrng- Slcrs on- Atlu, the nlr lorcu luis unco more lurniul Its attention to Klska—the muln enemy base in tho Alciitliins. Yesterdiiy, 'American Liberators, .Mitchell bombers escorted by Wnrhciwlc tighter iilancs bombed and strafedJnp' pasilloiw oil Klskn'. -HltsAverc .scored im Iho runway and on •Insinuations, Ity United '.I'rcm' in fiom cvciy Mmope.m b.ittlc- i Good DOWN in IrOlll tOllll.V. Much report stioms to Kli't'iigllioti a giWing conviction Unit tho lioiir for invasion of the enemy's titiuic) is Aw. Alliod wiirslriiw liavc Mourned up io Ihc ilcliriB-htlciud llnliim isltind of I'unlcllcrm mid Ijombuuled it twice \\(th»i <1H hours. . , Sh«l!.s rinpcd inlo tlic linriioi ,IIPH, bfiuatks and enemy biitlurlex, piling new duvji.slntion an l(j\> of Uie havoc tie- by 2f> Minishinynlr Our ships mot little opposition in ttic tUUrk, indlcntlni) that ellcrliV^ delensra have bcoii nlmosl wiped out, Itcporls from franco suy th« Island Is vii'.nally tsolnlcd niiw, with all naval' and nearly nil nlr traffic cut off. Allied bombers followed ii|i Uio iUtlick by the wurshl|M, ngntn potindlng I'unlRilcrln and also n si'iililuni! base Just off Hlclly, where several enemy ships and plnniM weru • destroyed or dnnuiyudi '. Sardinia also wns hit hi'avlly yc'slcrduy, with Alllwl liombers and fighter hoinbers scnrlnu 'on enemy vessels, railways iiiul dock Inslnlla- llous. As Itnly rni'lcil under Huso. :)low.s nimn her unliwiAs, Clennnny saw lior 'Miiiic.it lin|«j— her submarine nrih— being detcatcd In Ihu Allanllc. Di'illsh Klrst lyird ' of tho Admiralty Alexander annoime- otl today that mori) Ocrinan U- IJonts were dculrnycil during' May than during any other month of Ihc win-. .The sinkings, he said, lirobiibiy exceeded coiwtniutlon which hav Ijccn estimated til ahcuit 14 a month. more, Ah'xnmlcr snld, losses to enemy submarines have been' showing a definite dccllno since Murcli. And more shl]inients iirrlvcd at, Ilrlllnh ports during April lliuu at rtny lime since .Jan- Cant. /. W .Speck Prisoner Of Japs Capt, J. \V. Speck, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie E. Speck of Frenchman's Bayou and well known in South Mississippi County, Is a prisoner of Ihe Japanese In Iho Philipplns. Notiflcallon thai he was a prisoner was Ihe first word received of CapUiin Speck since March. 1942, when his parents learned lhat he hart escaped from Corregidor lo Ihe Island of Cebu. Caplaln Speck, 2fi. was nn anli- alrcraft artillery officer A graduate of Georgia Tech as an electrical engineer, he was called Inlo active service and commissioned In Ihe Spring of 1941 aflcr having served as an officer in Ihe ROTO while al the university. He was .sent to the Philippines Ilirce months before war began Nick Thomas Sells Insurance Business The Blythevlllc Insurance Agency has been sold to Marlon Williams by J. Kick Thomas who established tho flnn 14 years, figc*. Mr. Thomas will continue (o own and operate his real eslatc and rciit.il business stnrled 27 years ago under the title of Thomas Land Company. Continuing with him In Ihls business will be H. C. Campbell. Mr. Thomas said today that he and Mrs. Thomas plan to spend much lime in travel, as soon as possible, after having disposed of a part, of his interests, Montgomery Ward N Y Ccnlral Inl Harvester North Am Aviation Republic Steel Radio Eocony Vacuum ... Sludcbakcr . Standard of N J Texas Corp July Sep. Chicago Rye open high low close pr.cl. 95 !S 95& 94% 95% 9ft'/. 9114 OV/i 8611 9714 9714 Pcyroiiton, Enemy of DC Gaulle, Quits Post; Meeting Is Postponed A political biilllc uciwcen two slrmif-wlllcd men—Generals Olr- aud and l)e Gnullc—Is holding up progress on French unity on the eve of perhaps momentous military events. A scheduled meeting of Ihc French executive committee! has been post|ioned ns a result of Hie surprise rcslgnallon of Murccl Poy- roulon ns Governor General of Algeria. Pcyronlon, hitler political enemy ol Oe Gaulle, who received the Ictlcr flrsl, promptly acceplcd Ihc reslgnallon and lold peyroulon he was now a cftptnin of Colonial Infantry. Glraiid,. a few hours lul- cr, also got his copy of the Icller bill lold Peyroulon lo continue as governor general unlil Ihe executive committee complele.'i li.s w»ix-. Both skins arc Incensed at the olhcr—Cilrand particularly for he feels It was none of Do Gaull's business lo acl on Peyroulon*,) reslg- n a lion. London qilarlers now arc pessimistic over the prospects of Cilrnud and De Gaulle ever achieving unity. The Drill*h radio says Oc Gaulle conferred this morning with Gen. Eisenhower, but no details arc given. Hoiioi'cd In Kilos uary, 1942. In tliu ulrr more Trom; _Cu|)t, ^ Ish .' ijixl licwa^ co|iie.« l Diilfourj. : Hrll- (UiHlersecrciiuy for Air. He revealed Imlny Unit dur Ing. May, Urltlsh 'oombi.'r.'i dropjwi a rccori( I2,SQO tons -of bombs on Germany. London and Cairo arc rife with speculation about Iho • possibility of a "dramallc confcroncc" of lied leaders. .London's pally Mali snys fitich.n meeting iniiy'.he already In progress. While oliserver.s In Ciirlo siiy Iho BgyjJtliui cuplliil Is becoming lo Ihe slrateglc capital for future Allied operations In the Middle Ktisl. They ray Cairo would he an Ideal meeting place for any Inliirc conferences among high Allied leaders. There has been a belief In Ix don llml President Roosevelt, Stalin find I'rlmn Minister Ohnrclilll would mccl bill there 1ms been no con Ilrmiillon ycl 'Mini tiiey will. Packard . ;. ' \ U S Steel .... 55 5-8 New York Cotlon open high low close pr.cl. Mcll, . 1043 IPGO 194G 19GO 1951 M«y . 1D38 1947 1936 1!)45 1938 July . 2015 2025 2013 202.5 2fllS Oct. . 1985 logfi u 8s ]()9 7 ij) 8 3 »cc. . 1073 1033 1970 1082 1074 New Orleans Cotton open high low close pr.cl. Mch. . 1980 1990 1078 1088 1082 May . 1971 1977 1971 1374 1973 July . 2045 2053 2042 2052 2047 Oct. . J017 2021) 2014 2024 2017 DOC. . S001 2012 2000 2011 200t Memorial services nt the Osccola Methodist Church Sunday afternoon honored Ensign George D. Ballouc Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. George n, Balloue, who was killed when lits plane crashed Inlo Pensacola Bay May 20. 'flic tragedy occurred Ju.sl five clays before the young flier would have received his "Wings of "Gold" us a naval air pilot, Red Army Dislodges Foe From Stronghold Hy united Press The Russians have scored new. air and ground victories over Ihe J Cicnniins. A Bovlct communique reveals lhat the lied Army dislodged the Na/.ls from a stronghold on the Smolensk front and killed more thnn 1200 i-iiecny Uoops all along Ihe cnslcnv front. In addition, Soviet artillery an- WLBPuts Coal .Strike Up To F.D.R lly United I'tfs^ The" Witr'Labor.Hoard,again 'ha'J llaicd the UMl ill ike bn/ore Prc,- iciinl lloosuell—nb it did n month nijo. t Iollo\\lnt! the Identicil procedure, tile .War'Labor Board refused to iindutiiki, liny settlement of the dispute, while n -strike^ Istln iprogt- less ' And so the bcmrd oidcrcrl .(.lie nilno uoikeib leprcscntatlvcr, anil oucia tins (0 slop negotiating 'Die board sajs the no ill Ike pledge has hern broken And even it the nogotlntoi continue tiielr meeting-) as (they; weie, xrhedulcd to thh tcinoon—the board sajd any [\lirccmcril wilt' bo' Invalid »ml cori- si(lc.mi made under strike action So the boo,rd h Ipavlnj it up Co ihe Prujflcnt' ,to tnkc any action he 'itqenvS appropriate <i And what Mr, Roosevelt will els lj> tho next big question J Hi. might, appeal to the miners pslrlotlNn. aijHlu 'However «n »{>-V flcal tby FueUT AdmlnLitnilar Ii,kc,' yesterday failed^ to produce rc-mlLi 1 Ickei Li running'the mines ior (lie government A, mc-nth ago the President empowered him lo sinn mor| troops to maintain order nt tho mines It necessary, and presumably Jj? could <fo the samo thing i now The drafting of mirier'; Inlo Iho Army.mid assigning .them to mine coal has been. cuggeslc'd but there's no .indfca.tlon that" the . President Is ready to go to siich a' drastic extreme. Meanwhile, .coal—hard, and" soft —went uriilnctl in Pcnns Unnlii, West'Virginia: Kentucky,. Ohio. 'll Knote Indiana Colorado, Utah New Mexico. Montana and Wash - Inglon find Alabama. • Only a few -AFL''miners"-and fragmentary non-UMW mifon members st«s?d s,l the pits .., The UM\y presented .'«•• solid strike front ixcep't foi Lotal Muffi bcr 1056 in Gallllzln'Pa ancCji few In Kslisas Missouri and Oklahoma.. The president of the Penh- djlvnnta local telegraphed Mi ilil"i Union will (nkc a vote to go llnck lo work Unlay or lomorrow There are confllclliig claims .bri nihilated n (,'roup of 1000 German Infantrymen In fierce lighting southciist of Kharkov. Russian loiiB-range l»mhcrs n>o carried the fight lo the enemy, at- hKklng tlie railroad junctions of Polotsk iind Bryansk, on the central front of Moscow. The fiovicl pilots louchcfl off fires nml cxplcKlon. 1 ! In ammunition, fuel and supply clumps' and battered railroad Installations. A smaller Russian air force rald- IM! an enemy airdrome near Lisi- chiinsk and'destroyed or damaged It enemy aircraft on the ground. Hvc German plane.; were shol down In combat and all Soviet alrcralt relurncd to their bases safely. Negroes Face Charge I'rauk Patterson and Roosevelt Ncal, Negroes, have been charged ,vllii petit larceny In the alleged Ihclt of a knife and approximately one dollar In cash from n Ne- ^ro woman, Salllc Canllcy. nicy arc being held In Hie county Jnll here. The Ihcft Is alleged U) have occurred Sunday afternoon, a mile south of Blythevllle. I the effects of tho coal stoppage. ] Slccl producers say a • continued -'conl stoppage' would lower j-lerl output within a week. Some .firms linvo,- as much as a month's supply on hand, others only 10 day,'!: However, Ihc West Virginia Sta'tc Chamber of Commerce quotes a report from the Interior Department's .conl division. 'And'it'says industry will not feel the pinch for 49 days. ' The effect In Washington was an Increase hi support for Ihe drastic Smlth-Connally anil-strike bill. Government officials say the measure won't solve the situation and might even make it worse. But the House Rules committee is determined to fighl any delay In considering the measure. ' A slniinch administration superior, Representative' Gore of Tennessee, prepared a speech for delivery when dobat6 on the bill starts. 'He cited Lewis' mine union ns an ex- timjilc of what he called n political organization threatening the sovereignty of ' Ihe . government. And he added: "By our action on this bill,'Lewis nnd every home-grown dictator must bc-rnade amenable lo Ihc law." ' Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, June 2. (UP)—Hog receipts 12,350 head with 11,500 I pended for, almost two weeks b'; Two Frisco Trains... Again In Service Service Of trah,s operating on the Frisco Railroad between Bl>- thevllle and St. Louis was resumed today after having',been sus- sloacly. Top 14.35; 180-280 pounds 14.30-14.35; 140-160 pounds 13.2513.75; sows 13.50-15.00. Cattle receipts 2,450, with 1,800, head salable, and calves 800, all falable. slaughter steers 11.75-16.50;• slaughter heifers 10,75-16.25; mixed yearlings and heifers 13.50-' 10,25; slockcr and feeder steers 11.CO-15.G5; dinners' and outers 7.50-10.50; COWS 11.00-12.50. : cause of flood condlllohs. In Missouri. O. P, Rolney, .local agent, announced .that all trains'were running on schcdiilt and Wwt^tratfic through tlie flooded art*. w«s being successfully' cirried out, after tho water had receded Two of the four trains recently were stop- lied because of high w«ter in Missouri. <

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