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BUTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NttWftPAWFD ™s xr/-vn.r.i.ii,4 ; e..« ..... _ . "*• * * m f " ^-^ VOLUME XXXVII—NO. 282. B DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTIIKAST MISSOURI .Blytheville Daily News Blytheville Courier Blyiheyille Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVIhLE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 38, J941 ^fj^. ^ ^^^^ ^^^^ Or Spring War Is Forecast In World-Wide Developments "—^—— A-^—- .' ' . ^fc HIT tr n :^..,i m "~-~~V — Face Quiz In Ex-Ogpu's Dctith SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTO Press ^ A war alarm swept the Far East today which may! •forecast the pattern of a mighty Axis Spring offensive, striking at Great Britain from the shores of the Hntish Isles to far-flung IV whc Olltposts. By coincidence or by the timing of master axis propagandists reports fell into a pattern today mat appeared to lift a curtain on the ..shape of tilings to come. These were'the developments: Americans Warned An urgent war alarm was sounded in the Par East. Australia called an emergency .defense meeting Americans in China,, Japan and even 1 .some in the Philippines were urged to return home. Big Japanese naval concentrations were reported off Siam and French Judo-China. Dutch merchant shipping was warned into neutral ports. in Prance Generals Francisco Franco and Ramon Serrano Suner of Spain conferred with Marshal - Petain. Yesterday they met with Benito Mussolini and achieved "complete identity of views." German Sea Victory Off the shores of Portugal German naval forces, including surface vessels, were reported by Berlin to have struck a crushing blow at a British convoy, sinking 13 ships including .large liners. ported a powerful British naval force had swept loop square miles of the Atlantic, possibly huntin°- Nazi raiders. The reports gave support to suggestions that when and if the Nazi Spring- offensive starts it will be confined to no single front, but will 'seek to engage the British at every pptential weak point of the empire's life lines. •" Women, Children and Non- Essential Men Advised To Leave Shanghai .; ^J SHANGHAI, Pel)/13. (UP)—All American women, children and non-essential men in the Shanghai area were advised urgently today- by the United States consulate general to return home In the interest of their own safety and convenience and the national security. The advice was given on special instructions from the state department at Washington, it was understood. DuUih Ships Ordered In At the same time, the Netherlands consul ordered two Netherlands East Indies' merchant ships LONDON, Feb. 13. (UP) — Reports thai Greece had rejected a German peace plan, that the Yugoslav premier and foreign minister had been-.summoned to Germany, and that Germany was moving additional men to Bulgaria and massing a great striking force on the Bulgarian frontier increased anxiety in the Balkans today. No Comment On lVa<* Rumor Well informed quarters said it was "quite possible" that Greece had rejected a German peace of- ler with full knowledge that ii might mean u German march toward Salonika. Sources close to the foreign office refused to discuss a report that the British government had been advised of the rejection. The view was thai any such action was Greece's affair and that Britain could not properly comment until Greece had announced .it. For some days it had been .suggested here that German "secret" i j % *- * • i ' • ' *-'- -- -v- w t.««ct v. ^» \zi iiiiv 11 ot_C into Manila .harbor and it was re- moves in the Balkans—which ported that other Netherlands In- usual managed to get into fllP.C cnittc U'Ara KA(*-*.* -^^Ji — ^,i i_ •-«'«*-._„ i _*« r . . s were being, radioed to proceed to neutral harbors. A usually reliable informant here asserted that a Japanese battle as newspaper headlines—had been intended to intimidate Greece. It was forecast that Germany would put ihe pressure-on Greece to make trated off Haiphong French Indo- China. Previously Japanese warships had ~ with giving Mussolini concessions despite his military defeats, with the alternative that Germany might attack Greece arrived off Bangkok, Thailand, 800 j through" Bulgaria. Soutrivvesterh In Mernphfs Will Give Ten Scholarships During April MEMPHIS. Tenn., Feb. 13.—The establishment of ten Honor scholarships, each -..with' a potential value of $1000 was announced by Southwestern College today. The scholarships have been set up specifically for seniors from high schools outside of Memphis- and the surrounding county,'.'arid carry n grant of $250 each year in col- lego providing the recipient maintains a "B" grade average, it was said. ..While "financial need and geographic distribution may be given .some weight, the-awards aYe to be based primarily on character; academic record, and promise of usefulness. All seniors in the upper 10 per cent of their class are eligible. Applications are to be filed by April 1, and scholarships will be a'warded about April 15, the announcement .said. New York Cotton miles from Singapore and British and Australian,-air force reinforcements had been sent up the Malay peninsula from Singapore. "Position Now Clear" Reports came from Bangkok, Thailand.-• that the Netherlands East Indies government announced at Batavia that the Netherlands government had advised Japan that the conduct of all Netherlands East Indies foreign relations was'exclu- sively in. the hands of the London Government. According to the same reports Japan acknowledged that *the: positioni.was^.npWivery',,blear. ^ representations to" "dfapan..".' agaiiist its manner of : cohductmg- .alleged eco^ noinic negotiations with the Netli- eflands East Indies govei-nment: Japan had in effect rejected these representations. : '•'. . .Thailand denied, that 'it had granted Japan the 'use of:•.•• its airports- but- said- that • negotiations just completed would- permit -"Japan .to put commercial: planes on the route, between Saigon, Indo-China, and Bangkok.- ' .,. Confer With Hitler? Belgrade heard the rumor that the premier and foreign minister of Yugoslavia had flown to Berchtesgaden to discuss with Adolf Hitler -the future of German-Yugoslav collaboration." This report and that regarding a Greek rejection of German peace pressure fitted in with continued reports of German troop concentrations in Rumania and infiltrations of Bulgaria. The Kcpu b 1 leu n party, i plagued by landslide defeats in every election .since 1080, today faced a serious intra- party row. The Republicans' troubles focus upon their ,10.10 .standard bearer, Wendell L. VVill- kie, who opposes most of the party leaders and agrees with' Democratic President Roosevelt on United States _____ loroign policy. Belief that Gen. Walter o;-Kri>jtsk\ ionnoi chief of the Russian so.- Thcre Ul '° olhcr reasons )>«hlml ' ...... ' ' ' ^^^ , ^. • . . i Senate Committee Passes Aid Measure; Republican^ Face Serious Rdw In Parti •*• "i i —•—**»—•^^L . 9^r T. TUT' crei service,, died from .self-inflicted umwhot wounds Is not beln K accepted by Washington ' poluie. v' they will ciue.stlon MnrRuerite and Won Dbert, above. i n hopei of up the. death ol Gon icrlvltsky The Doberts are believed to have: "been the last friends of Gen. Krivusky - to have 'seen iihn.;_alive.— iNEA telephoto'. Governor Drafts Bill | To Put Teeth In Personal Property Collections Third Rotary In s t i t u te Speaker At Osceola Is Famous Traveler today, with a delegation of county professors disclosed that he soon would have legislation introduced to'put teeth into the collection of personal property taxes.; 1 The governor,' in discussing his bill which was'in a rough draft form, said the appointment pV~'n special county tax collector to collect delinquent taxes on a commission basis would be the solution to the problem. Atkins said the bill would-.; have the special county delinquent tax' collector named by the county | judge, "the mayor of- the county seat and..the president of the lai;g- -£sL : scliopl.district m each courjty.; "All'persons- are not'tax'-BoUgers.- but they often"--neglect ; to' , snake their payments". Adkins'• saici "To enact legislation putting -the collection of taxes on a commission basis and out of the haiids'of elect- ! ed county officials, I. think'we shall I overcome this deficiency." : The governor said the school .districts and county judges and cities j are the principal beneficiaries of Transporting, liquor into Arkan-l those personal taxes and are inter- sas without a permit-cost a Vicks-1 ested iri .'-the. efficient collection of -, LITTLE ROCK, Feb. 13 CUP)- OSCEOLA, Ark, Feb. "l3-Dr Governor Homer Adkins in a con- Charles D. Hurrev world t avelc. ference today with a deleization nf sint», ft ,. ,,,^i .-„ „'.."'. UflNUU ' State Police Arrest Vicksburg Man For Illegal Transportation uithor for many years a member o! the International Committee of the Y. M. C. A., is scheduled us the Uj.ird speaker In the Institute of International Understanding sponsored by the local Rotary Club at the Baptist Church Friday night, Feb. H4. Dr. Hurrey has had a life-long- opportunity for travel and study. He spent the winter of 190a studying in Madrid, Spain, devollns? attention chiefly to the Spanish^ language and history. From the summer of 1908 to 1911 he' made his headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina,. representing, the. Y. : M. C. " " burg/ Miss., fruit $500 find in Municipal' Court here toclay. owner a them. Therefore, he said he was ' charged" '"with- yit -responsibility of visiting -tiie^prit'lbipal-ctfic.^ -and exploring possibility .'of organizing associations. During this time he made repeated visits to Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, chile, find Uruguay. .Since 1915, he has served as General Secretary of the Committee on Friendly Relations , Among Foreign Students. In connection with this responsibility he has spent considerable time traveling abroad, hav- growing G. O. P. discord— -.WiUkle's former anillatlon with the Democratic 'party never having set well with some Republican big-wigs —but his strong support, of the administration's 'British-aid' bill has .set off wlwt may become an i\l!-out fight over Ms titular leadership of th<» party. Bailie Lines Drawn The battle lines were clearly drawn Jnsl night at Lincoln Day jdlmicrs, celebrating the, birthday l ol the Republican parly's first president. The tribute to Abraham Un- coln .were overshadowed by clear signs of discord. Notably missing-. among the Lincoln Day speakers were former president Herbert Hoover nml Alf M. Landon, 1936 G. O. P. standard bearer. Both Hoover and Landon oppose the administration's •British- aid program. . ' '• "- 'WHlkle, addressing' n New York dinner and a nation-wide radio audience, challenged 1 the party to preach n "positive doctrine/' warned it against lapsing into n "party of negation;' and left no doubt that lie would light any attempt to strip him of. his power as the No. 1 Republican leader; . .'ILso Flays New Deul He criticized' the New Deal, too making clear that his agreement with the Roosevelt -administration still ends with questions ' ; of aid to Britain and general foreign policies. But he told Republicans: .; "I am here to challenge you to n higher /fate than compromise, •negation and death. " '' made leavi »& selection of these com- trips to Europe uuci to the Near EnsL AUS- State Policemen Gene Dickinson j offlc ! als - missioned collectors up to these jand Eddie B. David arrested P..E. O'Neal of Vicksburg a mile North ,of Blytheville on Highway 61 late ' last nighC after .spotting his heavily-loaded sedan at Main and Division streets. The man wore an American Legion cap when arrested. His large automobile was filled with 31 cases of liquor for which he had paid 5514. according to the bill of sale. Under a state . law, liquor may Mar. May Jul. Oct. Dec. Jan. Prev. Open High Low Close Close - 103t 1036 1029 1032 1036 1031 1034 1027 1030 1033 1016 1017 1021 1018 1022 977 079 975 975 970 970 967 966 970 971 966 966 976 979 963 New Orleans Cotton Prev. Open High Low Close Close Mar. . 1038 1035 1033 1035 1038 1034 1037 1030 1032 1035 1022 1025 1018 1020 1023 May Jul. Oct. Dec. Jan. 980 975 969 982 975 970 971 970 969 973 970 974 979 980 969 Stock Prices A. T. «fc T. Am. Tobacco Anaconda Copper .. Beth. Steel •/.'. Chrysler Cities Service Coca-Cola General Electric 32 5-8 General Motors 423-4 lnt'1 Harvester 48 Mont. Ward 35 7-8 N. Y. Cent 14 1-4 N. Am. Aviation 15 1-4 Packard 3 161 3-4 69 1-2 22 3r4 78 1-2 64 3-4 41-4 95 1-4 35 5-8 Phillips ............. .. Radio .......... ; ....... 4 1-4 Republic steel ....... !.. 18 1-8 Socony Vacuum .......... 83-4 Studebaker ...... ....... 63-4 St'd of N. J .............. 34 Texas. Corp .......... ..... 36 1-8 U. S. Steel ............,...' 59 5-3 Singles Out Case To Investigate "Gangster" In fluence Charge MIAMI. Feb. 13 >UP)—The Am- . . . erican Federation of-Labor's execu- noL be confi scated. but fines may! tive council acted today against ai be a^^d from $1 to 51,000 for' reported "gangster" influence in the! violalion - O'Neal, who said he was , f , organization by .undertaking an 'in-« not a "Vwor runner." bat was! I0slerecl «• movement _i..^_ii_._ „ .. . _ 6 '. r>i nlrinIT >-.?<• «..~t ..^_ ' , HPQTOfiS nltprpuhrtrt i,-. Adkins" said his proposed bill would be introduced some tune this week. Kiwanis Club Fosters Negro Boy Scout Troop tralia, and. New Zealand, visiting more than;50 countries. He was re- j sponsible for the publication of the first guide book for foreign students in America, and for organization and expansion of the work Fill- Jhris- of the Chinese, Japanese, Pino, and Korean National tla'n Associations. Darin . ;- WhUe s he ; w^- \varni n^"-tiie- party against adoption of a ' policy of Isolation in a world aflame,' Sen' Robert A/Taft, R. ( o., opponent of the pending British-aid bill tuul an unsuccessful aspirant {'or tho Republican nomination last summer- challenged Winkle's right to Republican leadership. Taft, speaking at Harrlsonbure, Va., conceded ' that- -willkie' was 'a Republican leader, such ns Mr. Hoover and Landon,- but added: '"There is no justification in precedent or principle for the view that a defeated candidate for president is the titular leader of . the I Australian Chiefs Will Consider Grave New Stages Of War Situation SYDNEV, Australia, Fob. 13. (UP)—Acting Prime Minister A W, Fiuklln suddenly adjourned a meoting of the advisory war council today and called a meeting .'-'of the war cabinet for tomorrow to consider a new Far 'Eastern situation "of the utmost gravity." K was disclosed that "-chiefs 01 the fighting services and Air Marha! Sir Robert '.'Brooke-Popham, British commander-ln-chicf In the Near Bast, would attend the war cabinet meeting. The advisory council met today with both Faddin and John Cur- tm, lender of the opposition In parliament. atLendlng. -.:••• The meeting was adjourned dramatically upon receipt of cablegrams dealing with the situation oversells. In i» special .statement the council said: •.-;... :•:.; i ; : "We think we should tell the people that in the considered opinion of the council the war has moved to new stages Involving; the utmost gravity. Implications of the existing situation 'are to be described as of the most serious import. Effective preparatory measures ••..taken for. Australia's safely have rendered essential the greatest. ;effort of. preparedness country has ever made." It was disclosed that Air Marshal Sir Robert Brooke-Popham, British commander-in-chief in the Fnr East, had been invited to attend tomorrow's war cabinet meeting. . . • ;.;.-•• •the Young Woman Hurt In Car Wreck At Krutz' Bridge Has Broken Back An early r morning automobile crash at Krutz' bridge yesterday that sent Blythevillc .1ng 1922-25, Mr. Hurrey made ^ ^ £""'" a journey around the world, visit- ' Britlsh - ai d bill ing former .students who hud beon A. negro Boy Scout iroop was „ £' H s ind "i fcndimr T^L^J^.^r^-i : ~ « l " ^ teachet, Christian Federation in Pekln, •> r.n »-. « 11 • « » 1 " " '" h -' fc -**»» • JLV*-*«-*L«i.<\_nt I i 1 t C-IVlti ; uand 28 Blytheville { Cnhui Duri ig .; (J h • rnP r\ron nt c !r'> rinn .. . ' negro boys in the organization. The Kiwanis club of Blytheville ' vestigation of "one specific case" ' makin £ his first trip, was remanded President. William Green said the to the couu( # J a »- It was expected council had adopted a resolution- tnat he would obtain funds for the calling for the probp, but refused fine late today to reveal the name of the princi- ~ "~ pal involved' or his home town. He '. One Grass Fire Run A minor grass fire sent firemen negroes interested in Boy Scout work. A committee composed of Roy Nelson. E. M. Terry and Percy A. Wright, field commissioner for the Scouts here, worked on the project chat resulted in the troop defense project employed nonunion carpenters. Green reported that the AFL planned to increase its activities in Latin American countries looking toward establishment of a strong "" t "°" 1 T- adopted at the AFL's New Orleans, convention would be considered. | u . _ ^ MU The council also prepared decis- to Second "and DaviT'streetT'a't ions in several cases concerned with 7:20 o'clock last night, local jurisdictional disputes, one Although a ol which was Mill workers involving the installation "of "conveyances in buildings. Commenting on the walkout of 350 union men at the OPA-Locka Naval base under construction here. William L. Huteheson, present of the Carpenters International, vigorously denied reports that "irresponsible local leadership" was responsible. He said the walkout of union men came when contractors on the Three-white troops with more than 100 members already were in Blytheville. A Scout committee of Wright; Bob Reeder. Troop 37 months touring South America, during which time he attended the Pan-American Congress in party. Willkle does not and cannot speak for the Republican party if the Republican party desires lo take a party position on ' foreign affairs, which it ought not do." Winkle's testimony before the senate committee considering the was that of "an individual and is entitled to respect as such," he said. There was no mention of Republican discord by other major .speakers at dinners, but congressional votes on the British-aid bill stand a. 4 ; mute evidence of what may develop into the most serious wo persons to Hospital 'while the two Peru and the Conference on Intel- ' parLy controversy since Theodore lectual Cooperation in Chile Roosevelt bolted the Republicans in 1912. Only 24 of the 159 House tional education and relations. series to which the public in Oscc- scoutmaster. and Floyd White. | ola, Blytheville, Luxora. Kuiscr and J 4 l , . » , •»»'|-»- — »«»j ».*•.• k# » VI/W-V* A*J1 Hi C A-JA A f4OJ 1 ~ student leaders, ;ald bil , d H Republican because of lus unique travel Len(ler and Nalionnl Co ^ miltec lences, he has attained high - Chnirman Joscph w> MarUn - Jr -ihe field ol mterna- ; of Massachusetts wns one of them. .ion and relations. ; Only onc of the slx Republican This is the third forum of the ', members of the Senate Foreign ,„,.;„ ...u : _,. ., ,_„- ... «.__ ' Rclatlons comm ittee Is expected to vote for the bill today and senate escaped injury, resulted in a broken back for Mary Sue Gee, 21 -year-old Blytheville employe of Hotel/Noble, it was learned today. The accident occurred when an automobile in which the four, persons were riding missed the dangerous bridge, long a death trap on Highway til North of Blytheville, and rode over a railing of the bridge before overturning on the other side, demolishing the automobile. Only other person admitted to the hospital after the accident, which happened at 2 a.m. Wednesday, was Willis Burr, 31-year-old Kansas City, Kan.s., salesman. Dr. M. L. Skaller, attending physician, said x-rays failed lo revenl serious injuries. Barr was bruised badly and .suffered lacerations. He will be in-.j opponents look for almost solid ., —^ w*«w ^w**fc»*»-«*-*--*-' ---»^w»« »^*v* *ii»4iuvi. AIV,, »iii wi. *ii>[U|j)j\jiiciito IVAJlx iur ciUIlUiSl. SUllCi iney were extinguished on advancement, installed the new I troduced by Carrol D. Watson, i support from the Republican side 1C 11 IT-V . •* 'f Y»/^/^T^ 1 O C-± »•% ? f*\~. i, 1_ -1__. !•—» « . -^..1 » _ t™op to night. 1 president of Osceola Rotary Club, j on the final vote. Mississippi County to Vote on Bond Refunding Measure Saturday Judges and clerks in Mississippi county for the.state refunding bill referendum election Saturday will be the same group serving in the presidential election last November, it was announced today by the County Election Commission. The commission includes W H Frashier, KeLser; Joe C. Chapin," Manila, and George W. Barham, Blytheville. The refunding measure, an administration bill pushed through the state legislature as one of Gov- labor movement there. - „,, '''""•• • ernor Homer Adkias' firsf "The council feels it is fitting j and later signed by theVoven ^"^^tiSuon*^' ^^ WiU * referred to ^ ™% can labor situation at this time," j Arkansas Saturday for approval believe we can be rejection. Green said. " Crows, being fond of poison ivy berries, unknowingly help the plant erican countries* No"one* > has to spread. helpful, to the Pan American coun- i*,™™. <• M tries as well as to our "own <>overn- w « I measure is to en- ment, by helping improve labor and ! - - S ate ^ r «fund $137.- spcial conditions there,".. First step in the expansion movement, Green saw, would be to employ a "capable man" '-to survey the labor situation in Me^co, Chile, Peru, Brazil >nd other Latin-Am- Judges and clerks include: l Tom Fleeman, Barney Threlkeld. ARMOREL —• E. M. Regenold, 5 judges; Lon Matthews, Elmer Rob- Fielder Perry, Mrs. J. C. Ellis, judges; Mrs. E. M. Regenold, Mrs. W. L. Smith, clerks. BLYTHEVILLE WARD No. 1— Neill Reed, Ed Cook, Leonard Taylor, judges; Dixie Crawford, Bob Grimes, clerks. BLYTHEVILLE WARD No. 2-Oscar Pendler, Bill Wunderlich, Fred Fleeman, judges; C. G. Redman. W. D. McClurkin, clerks. , BLYTHEVILLE WARD No. 3— E. R. Jackson, j. T. Nance, Estes Lunsford, judges; Jack Horner, Mrs. B. A. Bugg, clerks. BASSETT-~Ed Bell, Cal Williams, A. S. Catchings, judges; Mrs. Ed Bell. Mrs. A. S. Catchings. clerks. BOWMAN—C. M. Towles, Clem Whistle. M. Towles, judges; Mrs. G. M. Whistle, Irene Whistle, selected for the post yet, he added, bonds. _, _,.., t° th e sUte for much- needed -highway- improvements. - The electioii 'also ''will decide whether the refunding board - shall proceed-immediately, with sale of BOX ELDER—Fred Davis. Allen Holt, Bryan Osborne, judges; L. A. Steen, D. "H. Breck, clerks. BOYNTON—L. C. Pierce, U. W. Gray, B. A. Garrett, judges; M. D. Reed, John Holman, clerks. BROWN SPUR—Red Threlkeld, ertson, clerks. BURDETTE — C. P. Tompkins, Edward Segraves. Mrs. Taylor Sc- graves, judges; Mrs. C. P. Tomp- kias, Mrs. L. H. Autry, clerks. . CARMI — J. N. Poe, Sterling French, E. E. Wilson, judges; Norman Bailey, Roy Goodman, clerks. CARSON—O. N. Hill Sr. ( Jack Kirkpatrick, Bob Cromer, judges; Alex Goblc, Chester Gray, clerks. CLEAR LAKE — Auble Smith, J. T. Ashley, A. T. Wilson, judges; L. T. -Ellis, R. L. Ashley, clerks. DELL—Charles Rose, Noble Gill, O. R. Rcdford, judges; M. P. Brownlee Jr./ Chas. Ed Metcalf, clerks. DYESS—J. M. Massengiil, Euscry McKaskle, C. B. Eubanks, judges; C. H. Bass, Doss Hale, clerks. ETOWAH—J. T. Carpenter, El- ! clerks. Raspberry, A. C. Duclos, judges; A. M. Haynes, Mary Bcvill, clerks. HALF MOON—Oscar Alexander, Leland Hodge, Carl Wallace, judges; Jack Garrigan, Alfred Brittain, clerks. HATCHER—Clay May, Floyd SheUon, w. M. West, judges; Bud Smith, Ross Smith, clerks. ' HICKMAN—J. J. McGhee, Lubie Adkisson, Elmer Henson, judges; Mrs. Walter Barnes, Major Dedman, clerks. HOME GIN—Charles Lutes, F. .T. Dixon, P. E. Eubanks, judges; Hollis Jumper, R, D. McHaffey; clerks. HUFFMAN—Hulln Holmes, Mac Ray. .Geo. G. Perry, udges; Velma Loflin Games, Reg Hughes, clerks. JOINER—Johnnie Burnett, N. R. Hosey, J. B. Wilson, judges; Mrs. J. W. Slayton, Mrs. W. T. Mitchell. Will Discuss Forming Junior C. of C. Here A meeting of all young men interested in organizing a Junior Chamber of Commerce- here will be held tomorrow night at the City Hall at 7:30 o'clock. Jack O'Keefe, one of the group interested in such an organization for Blytheville, said he had talked to many, young men here between 21 and 36, desired age range of Jaycee members, and expected at least 35 to attend.the meeting. .A 15-man group, of members of the Osceola Junior Chamber of Commerce will be present to assist in formulating such an organization if local men decide they want a Junior Chamber, O'Keefe .said. Chicago Wheat Open High Low Close May : 80 801-8 ;787-8 791-4 Sept, . 74 1-2' 74 M 737-8 747-8 mer. •Threlkeld, Barney . Lindsey, judges; ' James Carpenter, M. R, I3is-co, clerks. '. ' ; . FLOODWAY—W. H. Morrow, H. E.- Johnson, H. E. Bollng, judges; Burley Ray, Albert Davis, clerks. GOSNELL—M. E. Cook, Pat KELSER—Ed Pigg, Troy Kay, Wick Hall, judges; B. R. ,-Moore, .Segall Denehew, clerks. * ;'. LANEY—E. : B. Woodard,-; I. -E. Ashley/ C, C; Irby., judges; .Mrs. John 'Bunch, Mrs. Dewey Graves, (Continued on Pafe ft) >; ; WEATHER BLYTHEVILLE — Partly cloudy and much colder tonight. Lowest temperature 38. Friday, generally fair and colder. ARKANSAS^Partly cloudy and much colder tonight. Friday, generally 'fair arid,'..colder.. •'..MEMPHIS — Light showers and colder tonight. Lowest" temperature 39/- Friday,. cloudy , and colder. Highest 49. WASHINGTON, PcbV^'lS! (UP)—The senate foreign relations committee today' approved the war aid Mir au- thorising- President R'oo.4e- veil, to lend, lease or,give $1,300,000,000 of armaments to foreign powers as a New- Deal leader in the senate declared that ''England'is-the only barrier between'Hitler's blitzkrieg and America's youth." As long as Hitler is on the loose • I? U suicide for America to place' nor lakh in neutrality and. ap-; pea.semcnt," Senator Josh' Lee/ Democrat, Oklahoma, majority secV rotary, (okl the senate. . ' ^-.^ niscusnioas start * ""*Lee touched oir senate / on on the historic measure ^Although Senate Democratic Leader Alben W. Barkley of Kentucky 'an-* npu»ced that formal consideration" 01 the measure would not s tll Monday. * " ,Tlio ndmlnlstratlon made « one- major concession considered 'vital by foreign relations committee Chairman Walter F. George. Democrat. Georgia, Jubt before the *tflll' wa« represented. It limited to' 7 $l-' 300,000,000 the amount of aldlto ioiTlgn powers that can be exteh'd'; ed under the bill without further fiction by congress. It required Miv Roosevelt to come back to- congress lor additional money contracting authority lf hc wlshes to gj^;^? dlttonnl help to BritaUi or her- allies, - .. f /'Today, England is tho only - &r- ner %-iiich Ls holding back 'the greatest !!ood of war ever gathered on ihe nice of the earth "and --If tnat dam breaks America will havtf war, but we will have it with the odds heavy against us", Lee said > Provision Rejected •"*'-* The administration majority .turned down t;i to 9 a .suggested provisfoji ihut nothing In' the J bill would confer additional power" to send United States army or nfcv* forces outside the Western Hemisphere and the territories/and pos- •.?fsslom of tlie United "States, in^ President Roosevelt appeared to : the only person who would be Jo Lo settle the ''argument over acslroyer.s between Secretary of the and m * t,. • Willkle. 1040 Repufilican 'presl- H A *i * t ^ 1 «..-_r_3ij_± . „ .. * candidate. i And White House sources indicated that, 'he might remain silent until -congress dispose of the British-nid *blll However, he will be given an^-op- oortunily to comment at his Ifrt- rtay proas conference. ' ' r . - * Knox insists' that the United States has no more ships to spare "If we want a balanced fleet ""••'' "Surprised" at Statement Willkle recommended to the" senate committee Tuesday that -this country furnish Britain five to 10 destroyers a month. He was "sur- nrised" at, Knox's statement - and linted time Mr. Roosevelt had 'told him Tuesday evening that the Unlt- ifl States could give away addi- Monal destroyers "without any 'In- 'ury to our navy or national 'defense." ;•- v sources, studying navy de~ t figures on American nav- •'1 strength, believed that the key l o the difference of opinion might *>e 45 old destroyers which have converted to other uses 'and Sre no longer classified by the n'&vy "is such. It was pointed out that v hey could be transferred without •Jfsturliing the present or contem- "lated ration of battleships, cruis- er.s. aircraft carriers, destroyers and submarines. » - *\- - ¥ Those 15 ships" are not counted. -xmontf the 159 destroyers the navy. now has on hand.' or among' the *U9 it expects to have by the 'end of 1R42. " ' Starts Monday - J<: 7' The foreign relations committee was expected to have "the Brltfeh- ^id bill ready to present to Cthe senate about . noon today. Debate will not begin until next Monday. Those expected to vote against the .bill ' in committee are Sfens. Gillette, Clark (Mo.), Johiison (Calif.), Capper. La Follette, •Jenberg. Shipstead. and ' Nye. 'it:— Chairman George and Sens. Harrison, Wagner, Connidly-. Thomas' (Utah). Van Nuys, Mur'r ray. Pepper, Green, Barkley, Reynolds. Byrnes. Glass and White. The administration nmjOr'icy made an unexpected concession late yesterday when it decided to specify the amount of army ;; and navy equipment the president would be authorized to .lease " : or lend. Tlie committee supporters wrole into the bill that after ; : the president has used tha . $l,300,0t)0> '•; 000 authorization he must ask congress for contractual authority or specific appropriations to render any further aid to foreign cqun- tries. Chicapo Corn :: : Open > High Low , Olose ' Sept, . 601- 61 60 1^ SOT-8 603-4 801-8 .60^-2 The Pilgrims landed at Provincetown ,and Clark's Island before landing" at Plymouth. Rock. , '*".;

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