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Save VVosfc Paper! It f, Va /uo6/o to the War lfto,t! The Boy Scouts will co//oc< your Scrap Pope, every Saturday. LE COURIER WEWS WPAPER OP NORTHSA8T ADK-AWHAO iwr. o^rv,,,, •«••-« • » Pt^ ; e VOL, XLI—NO. 48 Blythcvillo Dally News Blylhevllle Herald Blytlievllle Courier Mississippi Valley Leader THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHM8T ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOUUI _HLYTHBVILLB, AKKANSAS, MONDAY, MAY ID, 10-14 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS •* ' ^^^^_ ^^^^^ _ p ~ —— , — .— , tJ»*» \JUiJ \JV/4 ll^LJ A 1 1 T IJ \jrjil 1Q ' FRENCH DRIVE WEDGE INTO GUSTAV LINE Anti-Poll Tax Forces Beaten In Senate Vote Attempts To Limit Debate On Measure Meet With Failure WASHINGTON. May 15 <U.I\> — The Semite appears to have killed action on the anti-poll tux wil, :il least for the rest of the year. By a vale of 44 to SB, the Senate refused to limit debate on (he bill that would permit southern Senators to filibuster against it fa the fight lo pass the hill is cx- pecleel to be dropped for the present. Failure of Hie cloturc suppliers to get even a majority, nuicli less the two-thirds vote necessary to limit debate was 'surprising. Incidentally, Republican Senator Vandcnbuig of Michigan believes Congress should not recess for - Hie Summer until it takes action on unemployment compensation for discharged civilian war workers.' Forreslal Approved Within MIC next few days, the Senate is expected to confirm the nomination of James V. Fcir- restal as Navy Secretary, in three. minutes' time today the Naval Affairs Committee iinnninvmsly approved (lie nomination, and sent !t to. the floor for action. While the Senate Naval Affairs Committee sued the nomination of •Forrcstal, the House Committee on Foreign Policy also was concerned with the Navy. But in a much different way. The Assistant, Secretary of Navy for Air. Artemus U Gates, testified 'on .Ihe proposals to. merge the Army and the Navy. .And Gates said Hint if they are consolidated after the -war, they should be merged into the nayy. In that way, .Gates ,- told -the.: committee, a r.sea air and aippnibious force Trunk Murderer Cqptured In Texas Scylo Vlllcgas, 26, flanked by two officers at Crystal City Tex after his capture. He confessed that he killed hi., 23-year-oM bride'of a days during a drunken brawl in a Chtogu apartment and shipped her tody to Los Angeles In a battered .trunk. (NBA Tclepholo) ' ;. ' world, as he put 'it." ; But the navy official made it clear that lie is against any merger now. He said it would have an extremely bad effect on the war effort. Machinists Resume Work On the labor front. A. P. of L. s machinist.-; In the San Francisco ' Day area went hack to their Jobs repairing a naval tender. And CIO machinists began final adjustments on pay rates for work on a Maritime Commission cargo ship. Bot.h vessels have been drydockcd since '.the bcgimiiiijf of the month. However, a new labor dispute has popped up. Shipwrights charged violation of the Master Shipbuilding agreement in two west coast yards, Other strikes have hampered or stopped product?.™ in 18 war plants. The Foreman's strike has closed down the Packard plant in Detroit, and 13 other plants in the, .Motor City are affected. The other walkouts have taken place at three Pennsylvania plants of tlic Duplan Silk Company— at Hazleton. Kingston and Berwick. Griffis Closing Deal A Swedish newspaper says the American .economic expert, Stan- Ion Griffis, now in Sweden, has just alvnit completed negotiations to cut off ball bearing shipments to Germany. The newspaper declares that although an agreement is being worked into concrete form, a Swedish-German trade agreement i s sim valid. Therefore, it adds it's an open question when reduction of ball bearing exports will start. Other developments to fill out the home-front news picttire: The Interstate Commerce Commission toftay ruled that the present reduced railroad freight rates shall continue until January 1, 1945. At the sedition trial in Washing- ion, one of the 2fl defendants was unsuccessful today in trying lo fire his lawyer, James J. La'ughlin. The defendant, Edward James Emylhe. told the court that he and Laughlin disagree violently over a motion lie would like to file for removal of Edward c. Eicher as judge of (lie trial. Car Hits Truck; Girl Js Injured Ruby Nell Beviil, 17, Treated At Hospital ' Following Collision A Spring outing yesterday afternoon had a near-tragic ending when a car of picnic-bound young people side-swiped a parked truck and severely injured one girl who was riding Hie running Iward. Sevcntecn-ycar-oltl Ruby Nell Hc- vill of Gosnell was in Walls Hospital today with a severe leg injury, suffered when the car, driven by her sister, Marjorie Bcvill, 21, hit the parked truck, which Ihe driver did not see, she said tills morning, because of the girl on the ninniii" board. Ruby Nell and Marjorie arc the daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Eube Bcvill. Included in the group were five girls and one boy. They were driving on a narrow gravel road near Gosnell en route to the state line when the accident occurred. Four people were riding In Hie car, and a girl stood on each running board. The truck was undariiaged, and the car door, to which Ruby Nell was holding, was only slightly damaged by the impact.. Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. UVFA>—Livestock: Hogs 39,000 all salable; hoi clovers 6,000; top 13.70; 180-270 Ibs. 13.70; 140-160 Ibs. 10.85-12; sows 11--11.10. Cattle 4,700; salable 4,000; calves 1.500; all salable; mixed yearlings . & heifers 14-15.75; cows 10-11,50; canners and cutters 7-9.50; slaughter steers 10.50-16.50; slaughter heifers 9.75-16; stockers and feeder steers 9.75-14. New York Cotton OIKII high low close Mar. . 1D35 1941 1035 1038 1D37 May . 2111 2119 2108 2116 210!) July , 2058 2064 2053 2061 2055 Oct. . 1988 1988 1982 1985 1980 Dec. . 1962 1963 1955 1860 1960 Military Rifes Honor War Vet James A. Sadler, 49, Dies Here Yesterday After Long Illness Military services were licld this afternoon for James A. Sadler. World War I veteran, who dlc ( | at 1 o'clock yesterday morning at his home, 724 South Lilly after a long illness, nuglers at the services were from the /Blythevllie High School band, and the firing siiuad, under the direction of Capt.- O. W. Cop- Pedgc, were members of Company K, Arkansas State Guard. Members of Dud Cason post, American Legion, were in charge of the rites, at which the Rev. George W. Archer, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church officiated. Burial was made at Elmwood Cemetery. Born In Sharon. Tenii., Hfr. Sadler, 49. came to this county 30 years ago. He farmed for several years In South Mississippi County. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Georgia Sadler; one son, E. V. Sadler; one daughter, /Alberta Sadler, and a brother, Ed Sadler of Joiner. Cobb Funeral Home was In charge of arrangements. O'Keefe Infant Dies Burial of the Infant daughter of Lieut, and Mrs, Jack O'Keefe was made Sunday morning at Elmwood Cemetery. The baby died at 10:-!0 o'clock Saturday morniiiff at Memphis Baptist Hospital a few hours after its birth. , She was Ihe flrsl child of the O'Kcefcs. Lieutenant O'Kecfc is with the armed forces serving overseas. Cobb Funeral Home was In charge of arrangements. Arkansas Briefs I.ITTMJ KOCK. May 15 (UP) —A new comamlinc officer! . bas been named Cor the Twelfth Service Detachment stationed at Adams Field in Utle Jlork. ' Hu Is Major J. A. McAnully a nalive of • Bnllvar, Tcnn. Major McAnulty succeeds Mjijor Frank Scott.who Is io return to ^Memphis"tor re-assign men!, NKWPORT, Ark., jjay IS (UP)—A board of inquiry is investigating the death of Aviation Cadet HanylHill illcAIis- ter, Jr., w h o ^^ idHcrt last night ivhcn Ills plane crashed two miles south of the Newport Army Air Field. Ii c was on a. routine night flight in a basic training plane. : His parents, nir. and Mrs. Harry Hill, Sr., live in Brent- ivoofl, Tcnn. Trip To Russia Puts Orlerhanski Into Monastery SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—Tllc Rev. Stainslnus Orlcmanski apparently has bowed to the suspension order of his bishop. The Springfield priest is reported in seclusion in a Catholic monastery to do penance for his unprecedented and unauthorized trip to Moscow to confer with Premier Stalin. Father Orlcmanski failed to carry out his announced intention lo cele- brnte mnss as usual yesterday in Our lady of the Holy Rosary Church. That would have been In defiance of Bishop Thomas O'tXNi- ry's revocation of his priestly privileges. 7'hc Rev. George Shea, diocesan chancellor and spokesman for Bishop O'Lcary, said yesterday lliat Father Orlcmanski would be required to go inio a monastery of his own choice. Stanley Ciak, a friend of Father Orlcmanski. claims t' the aclion is a clear atlcmpt to suppress the true facts of the priest's Moscow visit and what he accomplished. Ciak says the parishioners are 100 per cent behind Iheir pastor. Cat Stranded On Roof Defies Rescue Attempts MEMPHIS, May 15 (UP)—There is a lonely gray cat stranded tor almost a week on the roof of a Memphis apartment house, and from the looks of things. It will be there a long time yet. Catnip, catcalls and catfish have been tried without success as a means of luring it down. But pussy Is reluctant to be rescued. It has eluded firemen, policemen and humane officers. And It has resisted all kinds of tempting dishes. Residents of Ihe apartment build- S are gcting somewhat disgusted. They've been gelling very little sleep while Ihe rescue work goes Chicago Wheat open high low close, July . i66',& ieeii ieiii IBS' ie« Chicago Rye open high low close May . 123 124 m>S 12214 123 July . 12oy» 121% U91& 119H 12iy, Chinese Cross Salween River On Burma Front Forces Of Kai-shek In Surprise Assault; Casualties Heavy NEW I3KLUI, May 15 (U.P.) — Chinese Iroops are kiilfhiB Inlo Japanese positions nloiii; a lOfl-mlle front \i-rat of the Sulsvceir river, nboiit 20 miles from the- eiiatcrn border of liurina, • •' S.trong units of Chiang-Kai- shek's wrslein iirmies made' Iht surprise erawliiK nt the Snlwccn lasi Wednesday night,. fronvOhlim'f. ^'iinniin Proi'ince. j The ChuniikliiK announccineiil says Die Jnpnncsc arc offcriiis! stiff resistance, and casualties mx> lieavy on both .sides. I'jiss Under AKnck The nrc drlvlnjj- on four major Japanese defense positions Guarding Ihe Burma frontier,'; with the heaviest altnck hdng aimed Hi the Malmlcn Puss across ijordcr- linc mountains. Meanwhile. American bombers and fighters hammered nt Jap positions In advance of the Chinese The ness 1 Chinese offensive Is pointed straight nt Myltkylnii, Ihc main Jnp base In nmiliern llimnu. And Chungking spokesmen sny the drive is timed lo join General Sill- well's push down the Mogniing Vallcj 1 Inside J)iirmn. Earlier iciiorls revealed that General Stllwcll's Iroops have hurled a. tank nlUick against. Jap lines north of Kamaing. And British airborne "Chimltts" surprised Japanese Jungle forces 25 mllc.s south of Kimmlng. Allies Gain Initiative Threatened by Allied drives; In' eastern and northern iBiirtnn, 'the enemy also seems to be on "the defensive in western Burma., >'• Tlic British report they ..nave forced~the... Japs, outyof theVKf- hima aren ill India's Mampiir stale after last week's heavy lighting. However, the Japanese appear 1.1 be gaining around the rail clly of Loynng, In China's north central Honaii Province. The Chinese expect the city lo fall momentarily, in spite of strong Allied air support. Jn southern China, the Tnkyo radio reported a Japanese air force raid on an Allied airfield lit Suichnu, in Kwnngsl Province. Tho enemy communique claimed that 45 Allied planes were destroyed, and only five Jap planes were lost In the May 12 raid. Suichan is only 500 air miles from Japrhcld Formosa. In another Tokyo broadcast, the Japanese said the. United Slates 14th Air Foi'ce Is transferring Its main units from Yunnan Province in western China, eastward to Kwangsl Province. The Japanese dispatch says the American units hnve moved eastward "to undertake raids on the Japanese homeland." Air Offensive In Fifth Week 200 Forts and Libs Renew Assaults On 'Rocket Gun Coast' LONDON. May 15 (UP) — The greatest weight of massed Allied airpowcr still is hitting Ihc Germans from Britain. Around 200 Flying Forlresse,'; and Liberators opened Ihe fiflh week of the pre- invasion air offensive with an attack on Germany's rocket gun coast today. They failed to run into a single German lighter and antiaircraft fire was only moderate. Says a bombardier, First Lieutenant Claude Wilson, of Dallas, Tex.: "We had a good bomb run and put our bombs right in there." Meanwhile, other Allied planes continued to hammer cloud-blank- elcd targets behind the west «'.ill. The assault followed a Mosquito night ral(j on Cologne. , During the night, the Germans, at a cost of 15 planes, sent the biggest squadrons of scout pluncs in recent weeks over south and southwest England In an evident attempt, lo spy out invasion preparations. Meanwhile, a German war ministry spokesman has warned that paratroops might attempt a landing in Germany ikclf. Manager Hires Interpreter WILLIAMSPORT. Pa. (UP) - Wllh nearly a dozen Spaiilsh- speakins teammen. Manager Rny Kolp of the Willlamsport Grays found himself faced with a real problem — that of either learning the language or seeking and interpreter. Deciding the former would take too long, Kolp hired Manuel de los Rios, 13-year-old Cuban, ns official interpreter and club house boy. General Signs "Short Snorter" General Henry Arnold, commanding B cneml of thq U S Army All- Forces, signs'Major Illchiml Hong's short. s norlcr l,|l| ,lur!n f > „„„„,„ press confluence ut the Pantut;,,,, i n nuil, H! I,, Wellington. (NBA TVIe'- photo.) Restaurant Owner Dies Last Night At Home In Dell Howard, Urcwsnugli, Dell auranl owner, died nl 8:TO o'clock last nlfjlil at his lujinc ill Hell. In ill health for the past Uvo months, Mr. Hrewsaujjli, (if!, had been 1111- dcrgoinB treatment at Memphis nnpllst Hospital until he was removed to his home several weeks agO t ;• , : Mr! o'rcwshugli"Vfns"Wirii"In'Neif- Port. Ky. Up had operated n rcst- aiirnnt. in Dell for the (last, 2(1 ycnrs. Surviving are his wife, Mr.s. Nellie Biwsnush, and two brothels. Omer llrcwsauuh and nert Urcwsniigh, all of Dell. Funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the home In Dell, with the Rev. George W: Archer, pastor of the Calvary Baptlsl church, officiating. Hurlal will lie made at Elmwood Ccmelcry. CoW) Funeral Home Ls In charge of arrangements. Two Army Fliers Killed In Memphis Plane Crash MRMPI11S, May is. (UP>—Two Army filers were killed this mornln[; when their plane crashed and burned in the outskirts of Memphis, one. was an Army safety inspector, and the other a pilot with several hundred combat hours. The Fourth Ferrying Group Identified the victims us Capl. Russell R. Ross, a safely Inspector stationed at Kansas Cily. nnd Lieut 1) S Howie of Frederick, Okla. Howie only recently returned from a com- bnl zone, Tlic fliers had refueled their li-25 Ixjmlwr nt Memphis, and were univ :i few minules oul of the Held when they crashed. Meter Appeal Is Withdrawn By Buckeye Co. 'Ihc Kuckcye Incubulor Company, which Installed. 11)2 imrkliiK .meters In mylhcvllk!, liiis withdrawn 'tis ni'iwiil 111 llifl.Stn'to Siipfonio'Gomt scekinu re-yorea! of the Oliilmicfy Court decision which iiiiule pevma- ,wnl .11 .restraining ordor proh'.Wl- Ing the Oily' of lllythcvllle uiVil thn Buckeye Company from opcnillmi of the indent in lllythcvlllt!, It vvna learned here toliiy. This, actloi! concluded several months of litigation In which citizens of Blythevllie conleslcd tho legality of Ihe park- ijB mclers installed lasl Fall. The Clly of lllylhcvlllc withdrew Us Supreme Court appeal sovcral weeks ago. '1'lie removal of parking meter In- slallallojis and (lie repair of holes left In sidewalks by Ihc poles was expected to lie completed 'lodny. Clly engineers liisl week begun Uio liroject to remove the poles which formerly held Ihe meter boxes, removed aflcr circuit Court Judge tfai n. Harrison granted a temporary restraining order prohibiting the operallon of (lie meters Postwar Unemployment Seen As Cause Of Crime WASHINGTON. May )!>. (UI'J— The din-dor of the Federal nnrcaii of tiivcsllenlloti. .1. Edgnr Hoover, believes that condlllons after Ihc war will determine whclher or not America will have a post-war crime wave. In an article written for the United Press, tiic rat chief says the philosophy of "kill or Iw Mlird" that is ground into men In the armed forces will not necessarily te a factor In post-war crime. However, ffoovcr believes the j;l<>- bal war presents another problem. Many young men. taken In the armed services before they had a chance to establish themselves, have traveled widely In many countries. He thinks that these may be selwd with restlessness. But, he stresses thai It Is most unlikely they will turn to crime, unless there Is widespread unemployment. The FBI chief points out the Increase In crimes committed by persons under 21. He llilius tills trend of youthful violators will probably Increase In Hie (icrlod of transliion from war to peace, unless this conversion is carried out quickly. In sum, Hoover believes Ihere Is a great need to be realistic, but not pessimistic as regards future crime. N. 0. Cotton open . high low c |os c (ir . c ]. Mar. . 1941 1943 1937 1941 19M May . 2126 2131 2121 2130 2123 July . 2070 2076 20(57 2076 20G81) Oct. . 1988 193!) 1983 1983 1985 Dec. , 1963 1606 10S9 IOS8 1052 Bankers To Hear Sam H. Williams Agricultural Loans Wifl Be Subject At Annual Convention Ram II. Williams, president of First National Ilnnk hero, will inl- iliesF members of the Arkansas Hankers Assocliillon nt the Sllli annual convention lo be held at Hot •Springs Mny 23 and 21 "Agricultural loans as they arc made in the Liclla section," will bo the subject of Mr. Williams' Ulk, which will 1« a part of the iinal day's program. Principal s|re;ikcr at the convcn- li'iii on opening rlny will be W. Randolph Harness, vice president, of the American Bankers Association. The miiln address on the 24tli will lie Civen by Ilrooks Hays, of • Little Kock, representative of the Flftli CMigrcssionul District. New York Stocks A T & T 157 Amer Tobacco G2 Anaconda Copper 25 lielh Steel 57 Chrysler 84 Gen Electric 35 Gen Motors 58 Montgomery Ward 42 NY Central n Hit Harvester 72 North Am Aviation a liepuhllc Steel 16 liarllo fl Socony Vacuum 12 Studebiikcr 15 Standard of N J 54 Texas Corp 43 Packard 4 U S Steel 51 Temperature Here 90. Old Sol turned on tli e heat here yesterday with the official weather thermometer registering a maximum of 90 degrees In the sliade. Previous high for this . ", rwor<!<!d la Allies Also Set For Offensive At Anzio, Berlin Radio Claims Al.UKI) IIKADQUAUTKHS, Niiplex, May 15 (UP) — I ho nowiM-fiil Allied olTonaivo in Unly li !18 .scored new Ruins, iiimil Clcniiim pralicliuns that .still• (mother offensive ' Kvon aw tliG Kiflh Army 'broiiericd Oeriimny's fluslav I no, tlo Hci'lm rmliu Kind Ihnl u second offensive from the Air/,io hcmchliciiil IH iinniinuiil. ItorHii ill*) wiW tjio IMliHiY Bilfrilli Army'ih Attacking licnvily m the |. u -i Valloy"t,, achieve ;n'break-through nt TOUAV'B WAH ANALYSIS Nazis Losing Fight To Keep Trains Moving Bjr JAMES IlAltPfill VMcA 1'ress Slnlt Writer The Allied Invasion time-table calls for the illsrimllon of. railway tunc-liililes all over Europe. Hrlll.-ili and American warpiuncs lire methodically destroying Iho rail lines over which Hitler must channel men nnd supplies, ml •* iiny.price,": However, Ihe (neatest new gain, a wedge three liillce'wldo, lias been scored by ihc grim French war- now of ihc Allied Fifth Army. Stabbing five mllci, from captured Ml, Malo, French Infantry and "Its, Incltullnii Moroccim troop-,, ficlMd the aeiinnn hcadciuarlerf town of. Ausonla, nine mlks Inland from Ihe Tyrrhenian Sea. Said mi' Allied communique; "Thus , n significant breach hiu. been made li> Ihc Gustav line " The French niso bugged five oth- .. only lo western Kuropo, but baltlcfranls In Italy ii,s- well. «r towns lo. boost ye.slcrdiiy'3 Ims I" eight.cqinmunltlc-i All lold, tlic Fifth Army lias cleared the enemy from SO squillc miles of mountains nnd villloys. i The tall of Ausonla extended Ihe Allied bridgehead across the Garig- irn " ll »o river to .some nine miles, jl the also cut Germany's, lateral supply , . Since- March 2-1, hardly a day lll ° '1'yi'fherilnn Sen Some five ms passed hut what the Italian l "" cs OT " 111 ° r Aiaonln, American allmiid.s slrdcliliiB soiiUiwurd lo m " ^"^ itm \n also have sliced lome have been cut. As many as r|< i ross tllc lntcr al load nud punch- m niu) --- 1 rallmi llome have been cut. As many s 20 bildues and 31) sections of track have been destroyed In a tiny, in nnn 2.|-lm»r period this : p .. •, month the IB.OOO-mllc UnUnn rail , rl ° Ulc P " tn Arm 5' s * c l )l network was severed In 85 l ' " 1 " 1ls '' rom «'"<> more stra- Wilh «m,lhwr,rd.lrafllc ' Into Italy nre left to the Germans.- And Iwo of tliose pass Ihroiigh Ihe Venice freight ynrds, wlileh have been heavily nnd repeulcdly bombed. , ' A similar Mtglil is settling over Ihe 7(1,000 miles of rail .lines lacing France, liclKhim. Holland mui Cictinnny. Recently, ail mil objectives In western Uurope were al- tackcd In n single dny. On Uio seven days before thai, no transport (ill-gets were assaulted. Dntililo Olijecllvn These allacks liuvc l-olh a short nnd long-rnngc purpose. Plrsl, and this Is especially true In Italy Ihcy are aimed nt snapping Iho nrtcrlcs over which Hie Germans must pump supplies nnd men lo threatened buttle areas. The second objective Is .lo wreck broad German economic plans. Time and jignln, nil rnilroails belilnd Die Oermnn lines Iti Italy have been cut, and, time nnd cigaln, the Na/.ls have quickly repaired them. The Hrltlsh proved In the blitz' .that rail yards can be quickly and effectively repaired— If the materials nrp available. But Oenimiiy Is finding it Increasingly diricull 'to lay hands on the slecl lo lay new tracks nnil repair loco^ motives. The Naxls control 180.000 miles of European trackage and 03,000 locomotives. As cadi section of trnek nnd encli locomotive Is destroyed, llicy musl find n replace- incnt. It lakes 100 Ions o( steel and three-fifths of a ton of copper lo make tmc .locomotive. And 110 pounds of iron must gn Inlo every yimt of mil. Already, French and German railroad ivorkslioiis nrc laboring 60-hours n week, trying to keep the Nazi war machine sup- '" " 1C Thu.,, (he destruction of rolling slock In crowded freight yards has hccomc even more important tl an by-pass damped Junct'ons by using alternate routes. But locomotives and freight cars arc almost impossible to replace quickly. It akcs 100 man-hours to repair a locomotlvc, even 'when the boiler has not exploded. Under present Inbor conditions, three weeks usually elapse before hard-pressed workmen can get around to the job. Production Hiked The Germans have tried to mcel ine demand by boosting (he pro- ducllon of locomotives to ail A-l priority. The over-loading of freight cars up to one ton was permitted In September. By the end of the year it had climbed to two tons, But even so, the volume of rail traffic fell off one third In France, Belgium and Holland last October as compared with the previous year. It dwindled by one-sixth In Germany itself, Ihe destruction of the _ rail sys- tern vclnlng Europe has had another imrwtat result. It has pre- nn d Itom Cnsalno to Ptormla on lll ° '1'yi'fherilnn Sen Some five ,. m niu)U 'e r " . ^ P, lny ,^ : p ..i°K lh " • t /, )(! ° Ulc two-n)ul-onc-hnlt to P'E™. and l "° Arm 5' s * c l )l flccf.'; of Allied jvarplanes sllll are crls^-crosslng over Ifply to sypoort U)o ; developing ground offensive. Allied wjirplnnes based In Italy also have, for the first time, bcgUli regular patrols over German transportation lines In Yugoslavia There,. Marshal Tito's partisans hnvc seized the harbor, of tho Adr.lalio island of 'Hvar.- Allied wiirplane.s also hnve been acllyc hi dlhci sectors of Southern Europe. British Bcmiflghters, comb- Ing ;lhc -Eastern Mediterranean for enemy glilpplng, have sunk tvi-i German vessels in the Aegean, i ISo h a vo bombed G errhn n Hill To Fight 0 vetsperidirig By Government NEVVrYORK, May'15 - Acceptance by'.'jjinies Hill, Jr., president of Arkansas-Missouri Power Corporation of Blythevllie,. Arkansas, of membership in the .new-"government spending" '.'committee of the National Association of Manufacturers was announced today by Robert Gaylord, NAM President. Tlie committee Is. assigned to "sweat down the nation's overspending." . . .';. ;. The economy-minded group is nationwide In scope, and Is headed by L. A. Dibble of Naiigattick, Conn., as chairman, p.-C. Oberly of Forl Wayne, Ind.,' Is.Ihe vice chairman, Foster Father Of Girl VIHW.Ari,, May " '" ? ) ** ( , lh ™ c '^ , n !"^ ' or "' ycnr - ol d i Betty Vanderlck, who dis- "{«»*«<) /Wednesday has ended. father Is being held Investigation. The eirlvhas been taken to a Batcsvllle hospital after ft was found she was suffering from exposure and lack of nourishment. Organised ; searching parties of the state guard were sent out to look for Miss Vanderlck after she failed to return from a hunt for a. mule. . \ • She told newspapermen that she had lived with the Vanderlck family since she was a baby. vented Germany from .moving Its lighter Industries westward from the blasted Ruhr. Thus, those plants must remain pinned down In districts within easy reach of Allied warplanes. .: Europe's great 235,000-mtle railroad system began with the development of the first sleam loco- mntlve In Britain 142 years aga. Now great planes are sweeping out from Britain to "put Europe right back where It sfdrlcd. .

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