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SAVE ME/ / am valuable to the War Effort! BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS - THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NOJVTTCAST AUKAN8AS AND SOUTHKAST Miasnnni VOL. XLI. NO. 28 Blythevllle Daily News Blyllicvillc Courier Mylhcvllle }!crald Mississippi Vulley Leader NEWSPAPER OP NOHTTTCAST AUKAN8AS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI The Boy Scouts will collect your Scrap Paper Saturday, April 22nd. K', ARKANSAS- FRIDAY, AI'UIL 21, ffael Losses a and Burma Gains In China NK\V D10IJ1I, April 21 (U.P.)—Tlic Allies arc in two grciil bnlik-s on the Asiatic niiiinlnnd, bill tlio Japs are winning in a third. The buttles arc racing in Jniiiji,' in IHirtna anil in Cbina. In India, Allied armored columns, eouiiier-alluirliinK to lifl the scigc of Imnlinl, have driven tlio Japanese into tlic hills 30 miles northeast of the city. An Allied comniuni<iii<! .says a number of enemy slvon^poiiils in the hill nvwv also have been captured. U adds that the advance by British imperials is continuing. Sixty miles north of Invphul, fierce »fighting continues for the town of Kohiimi. The communique acknowledges that the Japanese have succeeded in rc-inforcini; tlieir attacking columns. Dill Indian troops sent from Dimapur are reported to be pouring into Kohima. In northern Burma, Chinese troops have captured a town known as Wara/.up on the vital Mandnlay- to-MyUkyinn railroad. A Chung- king spokesman says the Chinese hammered out this gain in spite of strong enemy resistance and monsoon weather conditions. But In China, the Japs nra winning. Spearheads of an enemy force estimated at 00,000 men are ,il- templing to storm the rail junc- ' lion of Chcnglisicn in northern Ho^ nan province. Tile assault may de|! velop into the first large-scuta l»l- lle in China since the fight for Changteh. Other Japanese columns are bi- liassing Chcngbsien, moving westward. A Chinese spokesman says Chenghsien, once a vital rail junction, has lost its importance since both railroads touching the city have l>ecn put out of commission. He believes the westward advance of the Japs past the city shows that they realize tlic junction's Ics- ser importance. The Chinese charge the Japs are using poison gas in this offensive. Waste Paper Collection Set For Tomorrow The first city-wide collection of waste paper lo be used for the war effort will be made tomorrow by the Boy Scouts. L-. G. Nash. Salvage Committee chairman, urged the cooperation of the public in having all scrap paper ready for colJection. Mr. Niwh tlic followinu Supporting this drive, Japanese airmen have tombed two cities In southern Sheusi province. The Jnps arc assumed to have achieved air superiority in the battle area. But the Japs have- lost their superiority over the mid-Pacific.' American bombers, striking' !rom thft South and Central Pacific, raided Truk and four other Carolines tees Tuesday and Wednesday. In fact, Japanese broadcasts Bay Allied planes also bit the r {rqjin,.T5lurs- ' ' finned. Leachville Man •>Dies Here Today Illness Proves Fatal To Joseph R. King, 69, Native Of Tennessee Joseph Richard King of Leach- vitlc died at. 5:45 o'clock this morning at Blyllic-vllln Hospital where he was ndimtlert yesterday. He was C9. Born at Ripley, Tenn., Mr. King came lo Mississippi County in 1010. Tie farmed near Dell until moving io Catron, Mo., five years ago. Since December Mr. King had been mak- injf his home at Leachville. lie leaves Ms wife, Mrs. Cora King; six daughters, Mrs. Iva Powell of Jackson. Mich., Mrs. Lillian .loliff of Manila, Mrs. George Farley of LeaclwiUe. Miss Myrl'fc King, Mrs. Jennie Jackson, and Mrs. Boh Hardin Jr., of Dell; four sons, Wallace Kina of Parma, Mo.. Raz King of Dell. Herst, Burks . Klne stationed at Port McDowell, i Cal'f-, and Sea;t. Ted K '"S »'l>o is "overseas; two sislcrs, Mrs. Albert Kcrbough of Dell, and Mrs. Vick Howard of Memphis. Funeral arrangements in charge of Cohb Funeral Home, were incomplete tills morning. points on the proper way lo fix the newspapers for collection: Fold newspaper the way ; -the paper boy delivers thorn) and tic In bundles about 12 inches high; tic magazines and books in bundles about 18 inches high; flatten corrugated an<l cardboard boxes and tic them in bundles about 12.Inches high; flatten wastebasket paper — wrappers, etc.. and pack in boxes—compress all possible; place these bundles 1u front of your house by 8:30 o'clock _ each Saturday morning where they i can lie readily located. Ml persons living in rural areas should bring (heir waste paper to the building back of tlie Jail, known as the Sternbcrg building, near S. Joseph's Tin Shop, between 9 o'clock a. .in., and 4 o'clockk p. in., .omorrow and every Saturday, Mr. Nasli said. The great need for waste paper was pointed- out by Mr. Nasli who revealed that 81 tons of supplies per month arc needed to keep each man fighting. This retniires huge quantities ol containers and packaging material. At the present time there are over 20 mills shut down ijn to'lack of waste paper. Tb*~ k or(Ier to keep vital "supplies moving, shipments of waste paper to these mills must be increased at least 167.000 IOIK per month W'hicli will require tlie assistance of every OPAWillReduce Points On Lamb, Pork and Mutton Butter Also May Cost Fewer Ration Points Under New Schedule WASHINGTON, April 21. <UP> Things look brighter uii Ihe food front today. The ration |>oint values of mutton, lamb, pork, nnd butler will IK reduced next month. OPA official; say ration values for lamb and mutton will be cut about half. Pork values will te somewhat less, and butter may l» reduced from 1C to 12 points- a pound. More liunb Is available because a drought in some sections of tlie country has forced curly marketing of spring lamb stocks. However, the OPA is increasing prices on all poultry. The new prices go Into effect immediately and will cost the housewife an average oi two-thirdsof one cent more a pound. r-r;iiscs Subsidies Still on the food front, Chairman Jesse Jones of the RFC says tooil price subsidies have had a Ircmen dons clveet in keeping living cust down. Jones estimates every dollar paid by the HFC in food subsidies has saved the consumer from $3 to $5. He urged the House Bunking Committee lo continue subsidies, and lo extend the Price Control Act which expires June 30. SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS .' Gen. Emile Marie Helhonart, nbove, is pictured In his Algiers ollice nfler his recent appointment by Cicn. Be Gaulle as French chief of stnft. Gen. Bctliouat-t hcudcd a French military mission lo Ihe U. S, in 19'!2. citizen in tlic said. country, Mr. Nash Diphtheria Claims Life Of Two-Year-Old Child Wayne Keiwtight, two-year-ol'.l son of Pvt. and Mrs. William Henry Kenwright, died at 10:20 o'clock yesterday morning at the home of an uncle, Marvin Kenvnieht, G39 South Lake. Wayne, the only child of Private and Mrs. Kcuwright, had been ill a week of diphtheria. Private Kcnwrlglit. who Is stationed at Camp Gordon, Ga., arrived homo a day before the child died. The body was (aken this morning to Grenada, Miss. Funeral services and burial will be held at Scobcy Community, near Grenada Cobb Funeral Home is ill charge of arrangements. Joe H. Glezen Dies At Indianapolis, Ind. Mrs. ISdgar Borum and her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Greene, left last night for Indianapolis. Ind., because of the death of Mrs. Greene' Resident of Dell Dies Last Night; Rites Tomorrow Services for Mrs. Amiie Lee Hutchison, who died last night at her home near Dell, will be held at 3 o'clock tomorrow afternoon nl Sandy Ridge Cemetery. The wife of Sam R. Hutchison, she was 3D. In addition to Mr. Huchison she leaves one daughter, Mrs. Beatrice Sikc of Blytheville; Hve sons. Rich- tiA Hutchison, Charles Hutchison, Lev! Hutchison, Walter Hutchison, smd Harold Hutchison, all at home; l">r mother, Mrs. Janie Guthrie of Cntrry Vnlley; one sister. Mrs. Dol- lle Jackson of Cherry Valley, and one brother, Roy Guthrle of Crawfordsville. Cobb Funeral Home Is in charge of arrangements. brother-in-law, Joe H. Glczen, who died yesterday morning of pneumonia. Mr. Gleren, retired railroad man, and Mrs. Glezen, have visitwl here many times in the norurn home. Funeral services will be held Saturday in Indianapolis. Meanwhile, representatives of 12 norlhcaslern stales met with government food officials, to i\sk for increased prices to milk producers. Egg nroiluccrs also appealed to the government lor held today. The National Farmers Union asked that the government fix egg prices, since producers are caught between rising food costs and fluctuating egg prices. On the production front, the Petroleum Administration today cased restrictions on use of drilling materials in Illinois awl parts of incli- ina and Kentucky. The move is designed to boost oil production. Airlines To Gel Vliines Aircraft production has climbed to such a peak, that commercial airlines are going to get some badly needed planes. The lines will some 'new- pliines, and most of their transport planes requisitioned by the Army at the slart of the war will be returned. On Capitol Hill, the so-called "G. T. Bill of Rights," which won quick Senate approval,, is causing controversy in the House Veterans Committee, . The "foifr A'ctcraiis' ofganizati.'rs disagree on tlic amount of the payments. . In Philadelphia, dissension increased at the 26th International Labor Organization conference. Opposition to the Argentine delegation grew today, as Peruvian workers objected.to the scaling of the entire Argentine group. Juan P. Luna, Peruvian delegate, said "We have sympathy for the Argentine workers . . . What we oppose Is the broad policies of the Argentine government." Money Experts At Work Meanwhile, Secretary of Treasury Henry Morgenthuu announces that financial experts of 30 Uniletl Nations have agreed on basic principles for international monetary cooperation. A similar announcement was made by the British chancellor of the exchequer, in the House of Commons. Lord Halifax, British ambassador lo the United States. s;\ys that plans to maintain peace in the post-war world mvist be backed up by force. Halifax spoke at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, where he was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters. Meanwhile, ns statesmen pondered over weighty governmental matters, the nation's women were cheered by some news about the. slocking situation. Robert A. Ramsdell, sales director of a nylon plant, .says that as soon as the war production ol nylon censes, existing facilities can produce nine pairs of nylons a year for each woman. Withdraws From Race in County E. R. Jackson Quits Race For Treasurer; Two Others Running 13. It. (linbblt) Jackson today withdrew us a candidate for county treasurer. This county political development left the trciisurcr's race a J,wo-way attalr with R. H. (Skect) Stout, first candidate lo announce for the office, and Miss Delia Purllc, deputy under Jack Finley HoWnson, .stilt seeking the post. In making announcement of his withdrawal lodny, Mr. Jackson told the Courier News that the demands of his own personal business affairs were becoming increasingly heavy and that it seemed likely thai his entire time would l>c required In management of his own interests and In attention to tlie office nt mayor of BlylhcvlUe which he now Russians Smash German Convoys Near Sevastopol ." Foe Tries To Escape By Sea But Vessels Arc Damaged, Sunk MOSCOW, April 'a (U.1M-- Hnsslan sen uud ulc fmws iw ttiia.sliliiK » Insl-mlnule iillrinpL liy Axis troops at, Scvmtoiuil t« r.srnnc by sen. Unoftldul MOM'OW H'iroils lied Army pianos have lUlackei fuiir Imge cvnamllmi convoys Iry- Ing lo remove Axis troops from tlic Crlnieun yioK, BIBB! Imw ship. 1 were sunk or heavily dinnaijcd. Am ten other fAv.cablo ships, loiulit with Gernmn mul lioiiuinlnn troops were, sunk by Soviet plaiw.s niw swift 111 lie Hod lleot lorpcdo boa I. In-fore Uicy i-<niM i:Uw lm> Imrlmi Jlut » llrltl.sh iiidlo report. :uiy: the defenses o! Sevastopol ure be liw reduced one by one. and tin enemy driven out wills bayonet and grenades. On the t!!|j!B!«allo Uont, l,oiii\o) sourcc.1 Indicate liuvilu aijahi Im offered ti> nvstore nil Trtmsylviinla '.o Ufliminlu If she will break with .he Axte. nnd make iienee with iussin now, London .sources call the Soviet's rcpurnlton IlBine.s low, ind say lliey believe llonmnta ean write her own tiekel, as far as internal oi'Kiutetlon Is concerned innvhlhiR she rccognv/.cs Russia's ;:liifm to nessarnbia nnd northern Bukiwhm. These were the provinces ceded lo the Soviets by Ho- mnnln In \!>>ll. Allied Planes From Italy Blast Targets In Romania and Serbia; holds. "At the time for announce^ „,, opcl . atlo|| Ciean-Up Drive Now Completed For Ward One Results of the city-wide clean up campaign, Inniiguralud this week, wore apparent In Ward One today as the city truck finished removing rubbish ami refuse from alleys nnd .streets. Tomorrow tho cnmiinlKti will CK- tend Into War Two. when housewives arc urged by Mayor E. R Jackson to place all rubbish (o be hauled nwuy adjacent to alleys for easy access by the trucks. Early next week (lie rubbish of Ward Three, will bo disposed of by Ihe city trucks, with the coot housewives In that . office," Mr. Jackson said, "but recent (levelopmcnts have convinced me that, r cannot spare the time and effort necessary io" giving the people of Mississippi County the kind of administration in the treasurer's office to which they arc entitled and for this reason I am withdrawing." Whether there- will Ire additional candidates for county offices was not known here today. The period In which candidates may file expires at noon, Tuesday, April 25, nt whicli lime office seekers must have paid their filing fee and also filed their party loyalty pledge. New York Stocks A T & T 158 Amcr Tobacco fll I--1 Anaconda Copper '2S s-8 Belli Slcel SI 7-8 Chrysler 81 !i-5 Coca oCIa 112 1-2 Gen ElccU-ic '.IS l-'J Gen Mortors fiG 7-8 Montgomery Ward -13 NY Central 18 1-8 A Fighter Prays .H-. nr? Former Luxoro Doctor * Dies Wednesday Night Services for Dr. Martin 1. Cantrell of Marked Tree, former Luxora physician, will be conducted at 3 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Marked Tree Baptist Church. Dr. Cantrell. 39. died Wednesday night at Memphis Baptist Hospital. Following his graduation from the University of Tennessee and his internship at the Baptist Hospital, Dr. canlrcll practiced in Luxora for two years before returning to Marked tree whcve he was bom nnd reared. (Signal Corps photo from KEA) Following the hitler fight for Talasca, New Britain, this U. S. Marine slings hvs rifle over his shoulder and kneels (o pray at Republic Steel ladio Soc'ony Vacuum . . Sludebakcr ilandnrd of N J Texas Corp 'ackard Suffers Fractured Hip From Fall On Concrete R. B. "Skeet" Stout .suffered a fractured hip when lie slipped and Cell on the concrete floor of the Weil Brothers Cotton office about 6:15 o'clock yesterday afternoon. The accident occurred when Mr. Stout was standing in the office talking to W. R, Crawlord and Marshall Blackard, The injured man was moved to the Blytheville Hospital where his hip was placed in a cast this morning. ' ' Mrs. Stout, who has been visiting her mother in Little Rock, returned today. nt Harvester ..... . Am Aviation G!) 8 1-1 10 '.1-8 1-1 1-4 40 1-4 3 7-8 U S Steel 50 3-4 Weather ARKANSAS-Clotidy with Ihtin- dcrshowcrs tills afternoon, tonight ind Saturday. Continued warm. Chicago Rye Late Bulletins WASHINGTON, A|irll n (UP) —Secretary of Slate Hull warns Koniiisia .'.o break with the Axis. At i>. news conference Inilny, Hull Riivr. Ms warning hi rimi- nicnllllg nil rcuurls that Russia bus offered Romania liberal IJCjice terms. WASHINGTON, April Zi (W] —The Navy announces that Liberator hnmlicTS dropped 30 tons of iKiinlis on Wake (siand Wednesday while, other American airmen hoinlifil holil-tmt Japanese, positions In Abe Marshall Islands. LONDON, April HI. Ull'l—Al- lied ]ie:i(|[]liarlers .'immimrcx lh;it J.iciil. ficn. fipnrjc S. I'iiUim Jr. lias arrived in llritain "for duly." nrruoiT, April 21. (in*)— Nlin-ly xlrikliiK cram; operators li.-lvc hallcil nrortiiclton at (lie Chrysler Corporation's lank ar- .SCIKll. A company (iffieuil snys iiroduo lion was so crijijilcd by NIC walkout thai GO!) nlbrr workers were sent home. open high low close pr.rl. May . 128'.-i 12B-X 1271-i 121) !2«',i July , 126T!i 12V/1 12Cli 126% 12fiTi Teachers Seek Back Pay LITTLE ROCK, April 21 (UI'l — Scvcnti members of the executive committee of the I.lttlc Reel' Teachers Council have rcnuestoc tlic Little Rock School Board lo (jive them back pay. The members pay that an emergency exist* now as It did when an emerRcncy fmu wns created 10 years ago Ihrougr culs In teacher salaries. , A slot machine vends oiled pnpc umbrellas In Berlin. Class Of Civilian Instructors To Receive Wings Here Sunday Dotes Will Be Decided for Holding Horse Shows Show horse owners in Blytheville Osceola, Caruthersvlllc, Mo., and a number of other towns in this area have been invited to attend a banquet next Wednesday at the Hotel Vandervoorl in Paragould to set dates for various horse shows this The first clnss of civilian pilot instructors at primary training fields of the Army Air Forces, released from their jots by the recent curtailment of the cadet year. Jeff Roland, former local merchant, has been named chairman of the Paragoiild Klwanls Horse show committee, it Is planned to have a two-night show this year lor the fourth annual show in Parngould, with 10 classes each night. Chicago Wheat <fuiy opesi high low 173% titf'* 113% close pr.cl, program, have training at the completed Blytheville their An ny Air Field and will be awarded their silver wings In graduation exercises Sunday afternoon at the Post Recreation Hall. Brig, Gen. Frederick KtmbU, commanding officer of tho Twcnty- sevcnth Wing of the Eastern fly- tng Training Command, will give the graduation address. He and a group of high ranging officers from the headquarters flaff of the Army Air Forces at Washington, will arrive at tlic air field by plane. Among the illslingiilshotl guests will be staff officers of the Ferrying Division Air Transport Command at Cincinnati, ind the i$91i 168% U3U 16914 ' Fourth Ferrying Group at Mem- phis. Tlic graduates will be appoints flight officers, and will be asslgne to duty with the Fourth Ferryin Group nt Memphis. As Ilight of fleers they arc eligible to promo Where Rommel Awaits Invasion Railways On Continent Pounded 'RAF Sends 1100 Heavies Against Fortress Europe pech main Allied Inva wi'thln (Mi ccctor of A chain of "command forts" as mapped above, for use nr. advance hcadtiuiirters when the Allies attack, has liccii'oslabfchud for Field Marshal Krwin Ilominel, commander of. Gcrmnit milMiivnsicn forces In western FAII-U|H>. auwrdliiR u> ri'llable inlormnllon reiicli- ii)« London. 'Hie "forts." strclclilui; from Urllimny into llclijhim. are slroiiRly constructed, svilh deep uiHlerjiiound cjiiarlersi, and are only 30 lo till miles from tlic Channel coast, TODAY'S WAR AHALYSIS-* Nazis Nervously Await Hour When Allies Strike lly .TA1UKS IMHI'KIt United 1'rc.ss Matt Writer ISuropc has broken out its sle>ni\ Kigiwls, mid niuiiiy i.s teiisp, milling for Hit; liiirricnnc lo .slriltu. In every .'boirib-swirrcti. Nazi .humid, .llu; .talk' must lie ho siinic. When will it come'.', AVIioro wilj il iiil'Mlow-'loiiK an we hold out? Bui it's an uii(ierslnmliil>!o malady, Uio.se !VrU.nin-Imtl iibiiuk'iii I1VIQ when Ibu oT Kngland." Biggo$e Night Raid Of War Hits Railways In Germany, France LONDON, April 21 (UP) — The steady drumbeat of the Allied pro- invasion air offensive still h rolling against the Atlantic wall of Axis Europe. And now, .Ihe Germans:, report American bombers are hammering nt the southeastern barricades as well, nndlo Berlin snys our plants cascaded bombs In Serbia arid Southern ', Roma.nlti,Latcr -Berlin Identified Die Romanian target as liuchnrcst, Ihe capital, ann said the rnid was ma.dc at noon The pei> uwns. also .came "up with u new pnrnse to tell of Nail" lighter In- (orecpUott. The lighters. MVJS Ker- lln, 'broke lip (lie compactness' bf the MlacV American medium -bombers, Havoc. nssnult planes, and British Spitfires ran tlio sustained, attack af/dlnst Wc.stcin Europe Into Its tilth day this morning w llli raids on Northern France. rhii! the past foui days and lights, moic limn 8000 Allied bombers havo hauled mom thnn 17,000 -ons of explosives, across the channel fo do the spndcnork of plowing under tho Oerinnn-billlt In-, vnsion dcioiiscs. Trnnsporiitlfnn Mnts Hit The nssiiuH reached Us penk hst nluhl when 1100 British foiir-en- liliicd blockbiMcr-carrlors spread destruction nlong' '. the enemy's transportation facilities moving , supplies to the channel' coast. In Hits heaviest assault . (he RAF has evoi mounted <ln- the air, the British .planes. poured more than 5000' . ; ieniiirri"f)ii\«is ^united: "We .arc nl l|it! Prime Minister Churchill appeared before Ihe House I' GommoiiK itml wiid llu 1 . ;\f,fnr,k would conn; miy tiny. Anil ulcr wlion he told III'H mi linn: "We shall defend our Island hatcvcr Hit! cost may ho. Wo mil fight on to the beaches i the landing grounds ... in the elds and In the streets. Wo shall ght in (he hills and we Bhiill over surrender. , 'Mini prc-invaslon feel Is foreign > America. But picture, if you an, the nation's teuton If an iirmy ere massing a few miles otf our astern shore. If another hud roll- d lo Ihe western foothalls of'the iockles, us the Red Tide has ushed tip against the Carpathian rcnkwater — threatening to lap ver mill flow nronmt on cither ide. If a third army, coming up rom (he south, had gained a oolJiold in Mexico. If bombs- were liming mir cities Into scrap. And millions upon millions of hos- Hr; people were In our midst, held i check only Iry machine- #uixs. Vailing for Hie chance to selw iiose guns and turn them on us. (rcrrrti'ins Expect Defeat We, too, wnlild be frightened, al- hongli pcrhnps not in the name as the Germans. The tea- ion of the German people Is In- Invasion. Almost every day now, the Berlin radio nuikcs o rttre in'c- dlcllon that tlic second front Is ]iist nromnl tlic corner. Only today. it aald a yreat fleet had assembled in the British Isles, A Stockholm iiiper had this to say about It: "Ctcrmtm quarters now talk so micJi about an Invasion tlmi u leulrnl observer Hurts . . . that those on the receiving line (jive norc of a sales lalk on it than tho Allies," Hut the Germans have n reason. All these years their propaganda nns belltllcd Allied effort. 1 ;. Now they must throw that propaganda machine in reverse to prepare the German people for an nil-out ef- ren.sed by firm belief that ions of Cologne . bombs on 'rail centers at on the oulsldrUi of Paris. the the But Hint doesn't case Jitters of (hose people. Said 1'nrls radio today: "How many more nljjhl.s of terror shall we hiive to endure beloro the Invasion starts." New York Cotton tlon to commissioned status. Their has silver wings bcnr the <ltailr>cllvc letter "S" on the shield. Col. Kurt M. Landon, coinmaiv.I- Ing officer of Ihe field, will introduce the speaker and tho distinguished guest*, cant. Cavl E. Bailey, Jr.. Is the training group commander who hits been directly in charge of the training of the. graduates. The members of the ola,^ are former civilian pilots who were employed ns Instructors at contract primary schools when the aviation cadet program \ns developed rapidly for mass production of combat pilots. Nfany <>( these primary school/) hove been closed. Icfeal is certain, nnd that with :, will 'come revolution, inflation nd communism. Their leaders have minded home the theme that It liny lose the war they lose nil. And this has been underscored in he minds of the enemy by Allied aslstancc on unconditional surrender. I-'or the, Germans, there's no exit. They've hitched their destiny to the hysterical Hitler, the moody Goebbels, the cold, implacable Himmlcr. Now they must share. Dielr fate. If they turn one wny, they're faced with the fjuns of their masters. If (hey turn the other, they're faced with the gnus of the Allies. They're tiapped. Germany's leaders have tried lo relieve the fear of the people by telling them to have faith In the fuehrer. A Nftxl newspaper recently published a list of questions and answers bearing on tills theme. Here arc sonic samples'. Questions They Ask Question: Why do we not throw our reserves Into battle? Answer: Only the fuehrer knows nnd he Mar. May ,hily Oct. Occ. 10M 2107 2001 1902 1972 IDIifi 1050 2111 2105 2008 2001 IflSG 10DO 1075 1970 1050 1019 aios 2102 2083 '2058 1002 1080 1072 ma N. O. Cotton Mnr. . 1050 1058 I05-I 1955 I»52 May . 2124 212-1 2120 2122 2118 July . 2OTB S!08l Oct. Dec, 10% 1077 1998 1978 207B 1S93 1074 2078 2075 10D.1 1074 1003 1073 his reasons, Question: How do we have to wait for our bombing retaliation? Answer: Walt- Is 3 great art and it also is a question of nerve. Question: Our reserves arc Immobilized In western Europe and we're bleeding to dcatn In Russia. Why don't we do something about ft? Answer: Don't worry. Do not believe our scientists, engineers and technicians are sleeping Tliey work day and night. Question: Is It not a fact that British and Americans are literally swarming us with their nn limited material? Answer: What really counts is morale and fighting spirit. Such Is the cold comfort given the German people on the eve ol Crimean Hero . kun, above, commands Russia's Fourth Ukrainian Army, spcaT- heading the smash into Scvas- topo), great Crimean Black Sea port, Germans needed 14 divi- jsions, an air corps and eight I months of siege to capture it In ) -1 . July, 1842, nt fens In Northern Franco, and In .Belgium, just below Brussels 'nuriiliKe-flSsault, provoked a wall ' of torment from, the ^art-controlled Pnrh roillo In open acknowledgment of Jthc (niestlon that's uppermost in the mind of every Nn?l, the broadcast asked: "How many 111016 of these nights of tenor shnll we have lo endure before tlio lr>- vitsloji start.??" , ' , , Berlin radio echoes the same con- scioasness that the Allied Invasion Is coming. A Na?i broadcast claims Ihe greatest concentration of Allied shipping since tlie DunkcrqUE ftviiciintlon now Is assembled around Britain. Tin. British Navy, 11 says. is concchtraled : In home waters, Joined by ships of the American, French and Italian'fleet,?. And, says tlio enemy, troop trains are leaving london -every ..day, carrying men to English east-const porls." Germans Are Ready ~ However,-the Germans claim they have more than 300,000 seoldlers posted behind their Atlantic wall "'JiltlHg'for the day of invasion, and their defenses against, the. Allied lldnl wave have .keen', completed. The Allied air war also -lakes first place In the news from the Italian theatre. Yesterday,. Arncrl- 1 can heavy .bombers, and ,other Allied; planes made •.heavy bridge- busting raids on Nazi railway lines throughout central and northern Ttaly. They also hit eight communication centers: Including .Venice, Llvorno nnd Ancomu • ' ' v * At Naples, Italian Premier"Ba- rtagllo announces that the hold-out action party finally has relented nnd joined his newly-formed coalition government. Five 6ther!;p)>r- ties had Joined the government yesterday, but the actlonlsL 1 ; nl first refused W collatoralc,- although one of their" lenders, Count Carlo Sforza accepted, a post ns minister without portfolio.. Badagllo announces that will be tour other ministers with portfolio in the new government, Benedetto Croce Liberal; Giullo Rodino Christian Democrat; Palmiro Taglbltl communist, and Pintro Manclni, Socialist. And now that the Action,parly lias agreed, to collaborate, the'porl- folto of education minister soes to its representative, Professor Adolfo Cmodeo, rector of the University of Naples. In London, Prime Minister Churchill delivered «n address on commonwealth affairs before Commons today. He assured the House that tho AtlnrUic Charter In no way endangers the unity ol the British Commonwealth and empire. , ' In fact. Churchill pointed o u ^ that at his request, a phrase was inserted Into the document, the document, the phase which reads "with due respect for their existing obligations." That, says Church- Ill; was for the express purpose of retaining for Britain and the dominions the fullest possible liberty over matters of Imperial preference. Moreover, the British Prime Minister says before he agreed W the mutual aid p'ael with the United States, he obtained definite assurances from f'Presldent , Roosevelt. Assurances,. ss Churchill put It "that we. arc ' no more committed to tlie abolition of Imperial preference th a t. the" Amer lean. Qover n- ment Is committed to the abolition of rfiely protective tariffs.". •••. -

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