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FRIDAY, ALL. 20, 101Believes Allies To Occupy ItalyArmy Figure 7 Million
They’ll Do It Every TimeFair Plans Now Complete
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Welles Makes Prediction of Invasion
(Distributed by King Features Syndicate, Inc,, Reproduction lr Pub or tn Part Strictly Prohibited >__Total Revised From Knox StatementErecting Ferris Wheel; Live stock To Come Monday
Washington, D. C —(INS)—Acting --ecretary of state Sumner Welles today virtually gve th# signal for the coming allied invasion of Italy when he declared that the United Nations. in his belief, soon will occupy Italy as it has Sicily.
Welles made his nrediction of an Imminent Ai.glo-Ainencan mvadn of Italy in comnrunting en a radio broad-e t last night by King Victor Emmanuel to the oeople of Sicily.
The Italian king in his talk declared that the Sicilian people will again become part of Italy, but without macing am- reference to the cont nuance of the war.
Washington, D C (INS' Th® armed strength of the United States totals more than 9,300,000 the war and navy departments revealed today.
Revised figure, issued by the navy showed that the total strength of the navy, marine corps and coast guard at the present t me is 2,218.400 with 517.000 additional men and officers scheduled to be called up by the end of the year.
The army figure was set it 7.087.814 as of June 30th.
The revised navy figures were issued because at a recent news conference Secretary Knox placed the naval strength at 2.666,500. an error of almost 400,000.
i’m SORRY tea and toast is all I you’re allowed. <
DOCTORS ORDERS )
WHAT'7 AGAIN ? BUT I had THAT FOR BREAKFAST X , AND LUNCH ' ;
But now that he's on the ROAD TO RECOVERY, AND AS hungry as a wolf-they ll DO IT EVERY TIME-
DOROTHY TSOMMEV, LYNBROOK,* V .
HANDWRITING ON THE WALL” TO BE TOPICWith County Men Flying Association And Women In i Here Incorporates The Service
The "HandwritingOn the Wall." will be the subject discussed in Central ■ Park on Saturday night of this week.1 Rev. E L. Jeambey finally obtained' some very splendid pictures on the ancient civilization of the Chaldeans and will show the activities of the great Babylon and its wicked kings that led to ids downfall The local pastor ecnsiders that this group of pictures constitutes tile most interesting and challenging lecture material he has ever been able to gather. Tins message will be of tho same type as the program of a few weeks back, entitled: "Belshazzar's Feast.”
Group May Have Airfield And Purchase AircraftCRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST SOLDIER
Garretson and Garretson, real estate brokers, report the sale of the J. N. Conner acreage to Mr. A. L. Myers of south east of Mt. Pleasant. The Conner acreage is located south on Federal highway 218 seven blocks from the square. This acreage is one cf the nice ones in Mt. Pleasant with an all modern house on it, good barn and other improvements. Mr. Myers takes possession January 1st.
FOUR MORE MEN ARE CLASSIFIED IN
Four more Henry county men have been classified in 1-A by he local Selective Service board. They are Blaine Marion Elmore, Paul Arbuckle, Jr.. Paul William Lowe and Albert O. Allen.
IS REPORTED SOLD