Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on March 17, 1954 · Page 1
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Hope, Arkansas
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Our Daily Bread Sliced thin by The Editor .Alex. H. Washbui Report on a Trip Our of Town When We Really Fished I Your editor was out of town Monlay night and Tuesday, and going fcrough Nashville laic Monday I Stopped off at Nashville long enough to tell Louis Graves that Ills time I really was going fishing. My companion was Brown Turner : Kansas City, Mo., native of .ockesburg, long-time printer find .Vriter, and friend of mine since 1924 in the El Dorado oil boom days. At one time in his life Brown edited and printed the Washington Tele|graph, this county. About 1927, however, he was do- ,g the last of several jobs in the El Dorado Daily News shop as lino- Jtype operator, when I was editor, land Brown wanted to try the tele- Igraph desk. So we pulled him out lof the shop and made him a desk tman. Star JnfnAIiSnS * —.—-•«.»— if. slofrly rising tem^AttrfeS ernooft, tbWght, T w~ easional raitt tonight late Thursday, low tonight Experiment Station r< Wednesday, High 59, liOW 55TH YEAR: VOL. 55 — NO. 128 Sttr tt M«M Dierks Bank Case Hearing a Climax TEXARKANA, Ml — Mrs. Opal Simington testified today that she began to feel that* there was "something wrong" at the Bank Merchants, Garden and Home Clubs to team in Ushering in the New Spring Season HOPE, ARKANSAS. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 1»S4 President Has r: th* AMdtWUd Prim ft Audit P«M Clttl. C Mb* tndlna of Dierks just- before $185,000 shortage was discovered in the bank's accounts. Mrs. Simington, a former assistant cashier at the bank, made the statement at her trial in fed- From there he graduated to the oral- court hers on a charge of •*•*"** o t *.__.'. i, • _ A j ir?rt rm _1 „!,* -fnn tttViinli ibig-city papers, becoming a feature Iwriter and finally feature editor lot the Nashville Tennesseean; later ihe worked for Jacksonville and plh- • er Florida papers, and then for two and a 'half years the Kansas City Star. He now lives in a Kansas City suburb. I had been promising for a couple of years to'show him the Narrows lake, and he came in Sunday to take me up on that promise; Late Monday and all day Tuesday we shuttled around the big lake in an open boat, braced against a cold wind that blew first out of the north and \ *then from the east. The fishing, I 'confess, was bad—but any excuse is a good excuse to get outdoors. On Tuesday the dock folks up at Daisy told us the fishing had been swell the day before we got there. But somehow, as Brown put it, lor some guys the good fishing was always "only yesterday." But Brown did tell me the Narrows was the most beautiful of all the lakes he has fished on—and that includes Bull Shoals. So at least we , have established some good publicity for southwest Arkansas up around Kansas City. .And generally speaking fishing has been good on the Narrows this year I shouldn't let this column close .without complimenting' the State Highway Department for-one thing —they are finally painting that big new steel bridge across the Little Missouri river north of Nashville, saving it from a threatened rusty death. * cashing a $4,356.80 check for which [.here were no funds on deposit. She told the court she was "convinced he was right" about the balance and presented the check to Thomas F. Westbrook,. former bank vice president. Westbrook, who is too ill to appear in court, also faces federal charges in connection with the bank shortage. Mrs. Simington is charged with cashing the check for H. C. Seals, a 64-year-old Umpire, Ark., farmer. He also is on trial on a charge of writing the check at a time when he had only $4.49 in his account. Mrs. Simington said yesterday that she cashed the check for Seals because she was convinced he had the amount in his account. A former FBI agent said earlier that she told him' she cashed tha check because she was. afraid of Seals. Mrs. Simington denied this today and said she.was.not afraid of' Seals. Mrs. Simington, whose testimony was cut short by court recess 'yes.-, erday,: said Seals told her he wanted to draw out all the money n his account. She said he told her his balance was $4,350.80. She said she was "convinced he CAPCadeiPlan How Open to Youths of Area The Civil Air Patrol Cadet, program is now open to young men of this area from 14J/4 through 17 year. The program was presented t°.the eligible students of Hope High School yesterday by Lt. Col. McKay Commandant of Cadets. Arkansas Wing. Major Gripes, and Sgt. Burris AF Advisors to the CAP were also in the party from Little Rock. Spring will be ushered in in grand style by the Retail Merchants of Hope. Cooperating with the merchants in this spring; 'festival ushering in the new season will be the Hope Federation of Garden Clubs and many Home Demonstration Clubs throughout the county. Tuesday, March 23, is the big day for this seasonal event. The Garden Clubs and Home Demonstration Clubs will place in each of the 27 participating stores a flower arrangement, and two prizes are being offered for the bouquets receiving the most votes. Tnere will be a first prize in two the Garden mentsformember.shlp n "' ^ The club ga: si ws-ir., ^ swrrsr s?- nual summer encampment at a ive $lg cash prize mo ney. regular Air Force Base. Application Blanks may. be obtained from Kenneth Head, to.cal Commandant of Cadets, at the Hope Municipal Airport. Full Confidence in Stevens WASHINGTON Wl— ..President Eisenhower said today he has full confidence in the honor and in' tegrity of the Secretary of tho Army Stevens and stands behind him. His statement was in response to ne\ys conference questions about the controversy between Stevens and Sen. McCarthy (R-Wis), If he didn't have confidence in Stevens' integrity, the President said, Stevens wouldn't be holding the job he does. Eisenhower said it may turn out that Stevenst has made some mistakes, but he added'that so far as the secretary's integrity and honor are concerned he stands behind City Council Votes to Revise Milk Ordinance, Sells Radio, to Blacktop Walker Street Dentist's Case Lost in Probe Fireworks By UYLE C. WILSON WASHINGTON, (UP) , -The State Tdtrr Includes This City I Thirty two Arkansas Librarians and trustees on tour of Southwest Arkansas were in Hope yesterday, . sponsored by the Arkansas Library Commission and the following plac es were visited: Hope High School Library. Junior High School library, Ycrfier Library and tho Hempstead County Library. . • Those on lour include Mrs. Lorene Bryant, Arkansas' Library Commission, Little Rock; Miss Dorothy Copland, Southwest Arkansas Regional Library, Nashville; Mrs. Dailey. Arkansas Corn- Little Rock; Mrs. Ella case of the "Fifth Amendment" dentist whose army service started the current McCarthy .fireworks Winners will be determined on a Stevens. popular vote basis and the (general public is asked to participate in this phase of the Spring Festival. Ballots will be placed in each of the following stores: J C. Atchley Furniture Co., B&B Super Market, Berry's Grocery & Market, Burke's Shoe Store, Herbert Burns Mens Store, Collier Tire & Battery, John P. Cox Drug Co., L. B. Delaney & Son Grocery, The Fashion Shoppe, Foster's Family Shoe Store, Feeders Supply Company. Gunter Lumber Company, Hall-McNeill Tot to-Teen Shop, Haynes Bros. Dept. Store, Hope Builders Supply Company, Hope Furniture Company, Ladies Specialty Shop, Lewis-Mc has been nearly lost In the subse- Larty D e pt. Store, Moore Bros, quent noise, smoke and' confusjon. j Grocery & Market, The]question of who is telling the truht looms as the central issue fo]r the developing Senate inquiry ,dnto the row between McCarthy] and his chief counsel, Roy Cohn, Jon the one hand and Army officials -on the other. . All the principals are expected to be called to testify under oath when ithe inquiry gets underway, probably late next week. was right" about the balance and ^resented the check to Thomas F. Westbrook,.'..former vice president who also is under the federal irv dictment for embezzlement. Westbrook is too ill to appear in court; Mrs., Simington ;said the elderly, official approved. the', check; arid withdrew the money from; the safe,- Tommie mission. Daugherty, Gann Memorial Library Benton, Mrs. Hazel Deal, Washington County Library, Fayetteville; Mill Alberta Edmondson, Lonoke Public Library, Lonoke; Miss Marcella Grider. University of Arkansas. Fayetteville. Instructor: Mrs. Mary Beth Griffith Cleburne-Independence Regional Library,. Batesville; Mrs. I, T. Hill, Arkansas Library Commission, Imboden, Trustee; Miss Elizabeth murder. Huey, Southwest Arkansas Regional Library, Monticello; -Miss - Wilma Jngram. Sebastian County Library, Greenwood; Mrs. Ann Stingley Jackson. Arkansas Library Commission, Little Rock, Miss Florene Jordan, Columbia- Lafayette Regional Library, Mag nolia; Mrs. Brawner Moseley Jefferson County Library, Pine Bluff, Mrs. Karl Neal, Arkansas Library Commission. Little Rock; Miss I. Frances Nix, Ouachita County Library, Camden; Mr. O..Padgett, Representative of Doubleday Company, Fort Smith; Mrs. Mable Phillips, Fulton County Library, Salem Mrs, Marie Pinckney, Arkansas Commission. Little Rock; Miss Jacquerlin'e Poe, Southwest Regional Library, Nashville; Mrs. F. L. Procter, Forrest City Public Library, Forrest City; Mrs, Dula Reid, Faulkner-Van guren Regional Library Conway; Mrs. Robbie ) Rowlett, Yell County Library. Dan ville; Miss Mary Sue Shepherd, Pulaski County Library, Little Rock; Miss Evelyn Simpson, Garland County Library, Hot Springs; Miss Nina Turner, Sharp County, Hardy; Mrs Utley, Gann Memorial Library, Benton, Trustee; Mrs. Charles Welch, Clark County Library. Arkadelphia; .. Miss Pearl Williamson, Arkansas Library Commission, De Queen, Mrs. Inez Bishop. White County Library Searcy; Mrs, Jessie Bach; Jackson County Library, Newport; Mrs. Catherine Chew. Little Rock Pub- }ic Library, Little Rock. Seals,, testi{iedj.yesterday liad "trouble keeping up with his ban k balance." He said Mrs. Simington told him she thought she had got his account straightened out the dayhe made the $4,350.80 withdrawal.. The farmer, said when for mer FBI Agent Vance Scurlock informed him—after the bank was closed — that the money was not his "I told him I didn't want anything that wasn't mine" and made restitution, Scurlock, who resigned from- the FBI to become Arkansas state revenue commissioner, testified yesterday that during his investigation of the shortage he asked Mrs. Simington why she cashed Seals' check if she knew he didn't have enough funds, on deposit to cover it. He said she told him she was afraid of. the farmer, adding; "Mr. Seals if the one who mur dered miy- father." Scurlock .said he determine! that the death of Mrs. Slminii tion to defraud the .bank Ben drowned 20 years ago when hi. car crashed into a creek in nortl The Dentist was Major Irving Peress, a New Yorker who escaped overseas service and was given an honorable discharge over the objections of Sen. Joseph R* McCarthy R-Wis.). Peress also "was promoted from captain to major, despite questionable loyalty, - " i McCarthy told the United "Press today that he would nisist the >army honor his demand and Jv., promise to' reveal the names of officers responsible> for Peress' promotion and honorable discharge. The Army Department inj,qgm,cjd 'United Press' that Secretary Robert T. Stevens' promise to give Mcarthy the names would be hdnor- d. But the arrny inspector gen ral's investigation of the Peress ase is not complete. It probably ill be. concluded in the last week f Mar'ch : . after which a 1 report will ave to be drafted and approved Morgan & Lindsey, Owen's Dept. Store J. C. Penney Company, Rephan's Dept. Store. West Bros. Dept. Store, Oklahoma Tire & Supply, Scotte'ASto|$,. /Mhoon's Jewelry, f^f^^f <•£ rtl ; The ,H£p|? , Garden* Clubs' participating art:' ! Tr'is f. Garden Club, Lilac Gal-den Club, jBalia Garden Club, RoW Garden Club' Daffodil Garden', Club, Camellia-i Garden Club, Azelia Garden, •„ Club, ,Nandina Garden Club, Westeria Garden Club, Gardenia Garden Club. ...Flower, Group to Discuss Employment Outlook LITTLE ROCK (IP) — The 10 man Regional Labor-Management Committee of the Office of Man- aower Administration was to dis- uss the outlook for employment at a regional meeting here today. The committee is charged with compiling statistics affecting manpower in Arkansas/Louisiana, Ok- ahoma and Texas. ' Howard County, said Scurlock and .there was no indication o Seals' attorney, Will Atkins claims'.' that Seals had no inten tion oto defraud the bank. Be Shaver and Boyd Tacket, Mrs Simington's attorneys conten Westbrook ordered the woman t cash the check for Seals. Mrs, Simington and Westbroo are under four, other fed era charges arising from the shor age. Each has been cleared on on state charge. BETTER JOB DE QUEEN W) —Circuit Cler Minor L. Millwee, who's servin his first term in Sevier Countiy will leave his post April 1 to ome a substitute mail carrier Millwee said the postal servic ffered "more security." Springs Singing Sunday The efore the Peress an be resumed. investigation McCarthy said today he was willing to:let Army lawyers cross-examine ''him. "The Army should be entitled to have a lawyer cross-examine me artd all adverse witnesses," McCarthy said in an interview. He said he would recommend ,that the investigations group adoot ja special rule on cross-examination — but only for this probe it ordered yestererday. Presnt rules allow only committe members and staff to cross-examine through other may suggest questions. The /• Wisconsin senator has agreed"; to stand aside as chairman while the -subcommittee, looks into Army^charges that McCarthy and his chief counsel Roy Cohn tried to apply improper pressure to get secial ^treatment for G. David Schine 1 ', a former unpaid subcommittee;, consultant who now js an Hope City Council last night in] a unique session, the first ever to be partly broadcast, made a decision on its milk ordinance, sold some costly equipment to an alderman agreed to blacktop a street leading to both high schools.and willJn the future enforce a law regarding carnival fees, and rejected several claims. Dr. Herbert Rogers, milk inspector, was heard in regard to the milk squabble which has been going on for some time. At the last meeting he Was asked to report on the ratings of various companies selling milk in Hope; ' Ratings Insignificant His report indicated" Terry Company of Little Rock had a rating of 94.29 while Borden and Midwest had a rating of 99.06, Dr. Rogers told the group he attached very little Importance to the .difference. He suggested the council, accept the specifications of .the U. S. Public Health service whose .minimum-is 90 or.above. This the council voted to do and will amend a city ordinance to con form with the U. S. rating. Milk producers of Hempsteac contended the Little Rock firm did not meet specifications of the lo French Holding Own Against Red Attacks made" by"Hempstead County Home Demonstration Clubs as follows: Rocky Mound Home Demonstration Club, Centerville Home Demonstration Club, Shover Springs Home Demonstration Club, .Hinton Home Demonstration Club, Melrose Dehv onstration Club, /Green./ Laster Home Demonstration Club, DeRoan Home Demonstration Club, and the Victory Home Demonstration Club,,, Everyone is invited torpass judge•! ment on everyone of these flower I arrangements and to vote for; one arrangement in each of the divisions so that the winners may be determined. There will be three prizes of $5.00 cash, each awarded to three of the voters on a lucky drawing basis. All votes must be at t Camp, Gordon, Ga. Bids Open on Bomber Base Road LITTLE ROCK (*l — Bids for _ ,._ r construction of seven miles of tomers. You are most cordially streets and 2.4 miles of railroad invited to spend Tuesday, March cast between the hours of 10 a. m. and 4 p. m. on Tuesday, March 23. This is a very good opportunity for all us to get a look in on some of the work that the Garden Clubs and Home Demonstration Clubs do in their club activities. In addition to the beautiful flower displays everyone of these merchants will be featuring specials and seasonal articles in this retail merchants Spring Festival for the benefit and pleasure of their cus- track at the new Little Rock Air Force Base were invited yesterday by U. S. District Engineers Bids are to be submitted by April 22. New Postal Regions Include Arkansas WASHINGTON (S) — The Post Office Department yesterday announced plans to set up seven new postal regions in its decentralization program. The program is designed to 23 in Hope, Arkansas and to participate in these activities. Wildcat Well Started Near Ozan Area The Heartwell-Stroud wild cat well spudded in this week. This test is being drilled in the center MrEisenhower Ddfends New Defense Plan By WILLIAM GALBRAITH WASHINGTON, (UP) 4- President' Eisenhower today defended the. administration's policy of instantaneous retaliation against aggression, saying 'any President who failed to protect the American people should be hanged. Mr, Eisenhower told his news conference that protection of the people was the basic theory of the administration's policy o f being ready, to retaliate instantly against any country attacking the United States or some allies. He said it merely carried out the role of reason, Mr. Eisenhower .said there was really nothing new in the policy, that the rule applies to nations as it does to individuals. He said that any Prrsident should be worse than Impeached .—he should be hanged — if-he doesn't do what he could to protect the American people. The President discussed a statement yesterday by Secretary of State John Foster Dulles that the chief executor has authority with outt consulting Congress to order swift retaliation against those who attack the United States or its allies in Europe and Latin Ameri- cal ordinance and had previously asked it either be enforced or ab andoned. Buys City Property Police radio equipment which cost the city between $4500 and $4800 about five years ago was sold to Alderman Jesse Brown for a total of $275. Alderman Brown had Installed the equipment on taxicabs which he owns and at a previous meeting told the council he had been unable to get it to-work when the question of bidding on the equipment was brought up. .Last' night Mayor Wilson submitted two bids, one Jrom Ashdown and another froni • Nashville. > The larger bid, from Ashdown, .offered $125 for 1 * the office radio and $50 each for the three mobile units, a total of $275. . .,t , Mr. B,rown told the.gjJoup he had already' spent 'about $300 getting the equipment -installed and ^WOUW pay as much ' as , 'the highest bid. The council voted to sell him the equipment. Alderman B. L, Rettig was not present at the time. The group agreed to blacktop South Walker from ,Shover through the Yerger School property and on to 13th street which leads to Hope High School. Charles Gough Parks and Rrecre- ation director, and Carl Robarts National Rifle Assiciation mem ber, outlined a organization's plan to teach youngsters how to handle By LARRY ALLEN HANOI, Indochina, W — French Union defenders of Dien Bien Phu, scything down attack after attack, ^peared today to be well on the road to a big victory over the Communist-led Vietminh. Rebel artillery opened another bombardment in the five-day battle for the strategic plain In the mountains of northwest Indochina and it may be the prelude' to another mass infantry attack tonight. Key French positions were the targets of 105 and 75 millimeter guns. But American-supplied Trench guns responded shot for shot and the mass attacks so far—accord; ing to a conservative French army estimate—have cost the 'rebels 3,000 killed. Along with those killed, it is estimated 9,000 have been rounded. That makes 12,000 men out of Action —the strength of a Viet; mlnh division —and about a ourth of the total forces Vietminh en . Vo Nguyen, -Giap has committed to the hatUe. t''*' a ti.iii*i ~WASH1«UTW«* urt — ,">SW Eisenhower said today, thtf gresslonal Dembci'Ats ftft^ ror in contending that'; wL, ministration's new ta* billfe not give a'fair sharfe of^jy those in the loWer incorftfej* ets. He commented " A " conference as the into a battle over' a, drive for neyrinqorrie t everybody. ; J - ' /^ , ; tV » Noting that some Demoo^t attacked the' administrati as aimed primarily, at he business. Eisenmhower " Vi - , wanted to' cite/tt. S;'f;SfeelJ| example of big' busin&ig •"•" fiV said 'that -tj, "s&sf * ' . i, > «tA* tsrtfi izLJMilT*) ploys about' 301 Of the per' cent less than J|S,IK that"'48 peJrr.gc -,t0)ei he The next - The garrison —Frenchmen, Foreign Legionnaires, Algerians, Moroccans, Vietnamese and friendly Thai tribesmen ~was outnumber^ ed about 4-to'l at the outset, Fri day. It has suffered losses' des'crib ed as appreciable, but is 1 reti$lytng S reinforcements /by air., '*, \/^ It is "too ea;rly.to say^ the*' victory has been won.' But?',barrin'g an unforeseen assault ending; dlsj> astrously for 'the Ffencb, I ^heij^ was more than 'a' gotkl^ Chance; that :he' Vietminh 'were,;not f going ;,to Stronghold in the^ Thai trip.al«fcoun'i. try at the border of Viet Nam' and.' ' ,-',-/,'• 5 ; Laos. of the work now done in Washington. The new regional offices and their territories include, St. Louis, Missouri,, Iowa, Arkansas. Boyle Treats a Birthday as a Personal Disaster, Feeling That 44 Is a Real Dumb Age By HAL BOYUE ABOARD THE MAURETANIA ~A, sea ..cruise is the best way n the world today o cure yourself if land sickness, the gejB-I'd-like O'get-away-fvonvit-aU feeling You're 43 Did you think you'd get away this year?" Then I awoke and heard my wife saying: "Why are you trying to hide mder the pillow, Rover? Wake up On a ship you can get away rom practically everything that bothers you, but you can't sail away from time Ever slrice ray 42nd birthday I've had a sinking feeing that, sooner or later, I'd be 43 y^ars old And sure enough it happened ^ H? t a few days ago, somewhere in the Caribbean dreamed that old Father fey the JpreJoek, (or ' 32, Township 10 South, Range 25 West, being about one mile and 3/4s .southwest of Ozan. The leases were taken by Claud W. Garner of W.eatherford,, Texas a former resident of Hempstead County who assembled the drilling block. Mr.; Qarner interested Ford Bradish a consulting geologtsi and petroleum engineer of Fort Worth, who found favorable geological indication in the area betwe en Ozan and Washington and Mr. Bradish interested one of his clients H. J. Heartwell in drilling the test is an outstanding geologist ca, Mr. Eisenhower told a news conference last week that the United States would not go to war without consulting Congress to order Today he brushed aside again the idea tha the or any president could declare war without con gressional approval. He said it is obvious that Congress "would bo brought in swiftly in any emergency. firearms. A range has been buil in one of the buildings in Fair Park The council agreed providing the NRA assumes all responsibility and liabilities. i Hope Garden Clubs agreed to plant new shrubs in the center o Park Avenue and the city agreed to mow and water during the sum mer months. To Collect Fees Following a long discussion th group voted to collect for the citj $150 license fee for all carnivals shows etc. playing Fair Park; Sua "shows are also required to put $10P deposit to guarantee the grounds will be clean when they leave Heretofore sponsoring organizations had been collecting the license fee. Yerger PTA asked help in keep, ing school children away from night spots during school nights. Police were instructed to warn owners of such spots. An auto damage claim resulting from collision with a telephone pole which was washed into a city street during a heavy rain was turned down and another claim of $12.0 for alleged damage to a house caused by the main sewer line stopping up was turned over to the sewer committee, The council voted to have the Happy birthday!" I groaned and pulled the sheet back ovgrj my This annual birthday cowardice on my part always Fra-n,ce,s Snoddy Will Not Run for Governor LITTLE ROCK, I/H — Jim Snoddy said here tojj^y that he'wii: not run for governor hi . the': nex summer's Democratic' primaries thus putting an nd to rumors tjia' he could oppose his former, bogs Gov. Francis Cherry.' v Snoddy issued a satement '',, to newsmen in which tyi esaid* tha he wouldn't seek the governor's office, and would not activly, su port the gubernatorial candidacy of aoy otjher m^n. /'The'" statement said:, - . _j<;tl ,da hot plan to participate ( Ji the election this year as a candi date for governor or in the activi support of any other candidate." Snoddy, a veteran -of state pol tics, supported Cherry when, th governor won his first term i lt»52 He seryed as Cherry's fir? executive secretary, but resigne after a short enture. Neither Snoddy nor Cherry eye has commented on the resignation which Snoddy said was brough about because of the press ot private business. ., Snoddy is a merchant at Alma, and lives between Alma and Vtan Buren. water and light committee accepl bids for purchase of a concrete mixer for the W&L Plant; will Continued on *nge Two aid'ltlafi hydfojen 'on 9l to qu stattyn v -;'$Vl I "> • lit,*?' ™l ,'rY^ headed weafc *Wl.. b ^CP: • : ,*m:. There are six so-called, metals, ruthenium being the la,st to be isolated about a century • AH Around the TOWJI -,, "Listen, my Wttte jsfree with the fringe op the top/ 1 >he said, "I'm getjjpg tired of,, nursing you and petroleum engineer, who has been in Fort Worth more than 20 years and stands at the top of his profession. Mr. Heartwell is a successful independent oil operator with production in Texas Louisiana and Oklahoma. Last week Mr. Heartewll brought itj his first produger in Arkansas when he complete^ Jte,H, J, HeartwelW. A. Simwpria No, J in Uwon county. you your birthdays ** Mr. h * s MOP to toy Off J^ 24$ Workers NORTH LITTLE ROCK OR — Decreased .business will force CIO I Pacific to lay off ?46 workets at its huge repair shops here next week, bringing to 700 the number of employes laid off since last October, Shop Supt. W. F. Puncansaid the layoff? were "personnel reductions due to decreased business". Emnjoyes in the passenger and freight car repair shops will Past that first hurdle and it wajs, . „ , . a big one, Byron Thompson's Bob- only one ift cats meet Forrest'City tonight, in | a fatality, their sepond game in state title play . . . this game will be br" J --- by KXAR about 8:45 , equity teamwork turned the trick for Hope which held the lead from the first quart on at one time mid. . property neap Urb^na, Arkansas, UUnl Lvi *M* r t ' " ** **»**•' "? n*»» ^T^TT* way in the third peiiod LeachvlUe closed the gap to two, tjien wan- grum tossed in a valuable twp points and Russell followed suit an4 from then m the outcome wa§ never in serJous $pu>t . • -the , . its purchase of JJ, S, Bond.* guota last year jjs to a good ?iar •*,* H»M. Wftfjfe cool , collected, 18§4 total to f|° $3,431-88 in ~ ' of LJTT *urrpunta« w w&m,. cllar,|jji b^ fl si-psli arafti*^«si *,;w«ntt][ >,iiM Is

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