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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER Of NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLV—NO. 80 Blytheville D*Uy News BlytheviUe Courier Blytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 1949 EIGHT PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS 480,000 Miners Launch Annual 10-Day Vacation 'Some Progress' Noted in Soft Coal • Area Negotiations PITTSBURGH. June 25. WV-The nation's 480,000 United Mine Workers began their annual 10-day vacation today as new contract negotiations headed toward (lie crucial stage. A major part of the soft coal Industry recessed negotiations yesterday. It was indicated some progress had been made. However, the negotiators will be racing against time when they meet again next week. The OMVV contract runs out June 30. There's no question at least part of the industry will be struck if a new contract hasn't been signed by the I time the miners end their holiday. The vacation is the third word stop- I page of the year for the UMVV min- I ers but the first for which they'll I be paid. They get $100 apiece from 1 tiie operators. In March, the miners quit work I for two weeks to protest appoint[ nient of Dr. James Boyd as director I of the U. S. Bureau of Mines—and to memoralize miners killed and I injured in 1948. Last week they were I Idle again, this time as the result a "stabilization" walkout ordered • John L. Lewis, militant leader the UMW. Want Open Shop Lewis called both walkouts un- I der a contract clause calling for I his men to work only when "willing and able." The Southern Coal I Producers Association wants that I clause eliminated from the new con- 1 tract. It also wants to eliminate the I union shop clause requiring miners | to join the UMW. Lewis thus far has made only | general demands. He wants a shorter work day and the going rate of pay increased—whatever that I might prove to be. Miners now av- 1 erage »14.05 • day and work eight I hours a day. I The UMW held also wants more I money for his welfare and pension I fund. It's financed now by a 20-cent I royalty on each ton of coal. I NefOtUtlons will resume Monday I with the Southern coal producers ) at Bluefield, W. Va. On Tuesday morning, Lewis will (confer again with » big bloc.of nqr- 1 them 'and 'western ojit-rtiloi.y.'-tit I Whit* Sulphur Springs. The 'same I evening he'll confer with U. S. Steel 1 Corp., which employs about 30,000 miners In Its pita: 1 Some authentic coal sources figure I that as of today, when the miners I started their furlough, there should ]be about 75,000.000 tons where it •puld be hauled away. The same sources estimated that | by the end of the holiday the pile I will be down to 60,000,000 tons. New Road from Highway 61 to Bridge Approved; To Bypass West Memphis LITTLE ROCK, June 25. ffi— The Arkansas Highway Commission yesterday voted* to go ahead with plans to construct a new link in Highway 61 from Marion, Crittenden County, directly to the new Mississippi River bridge at Memphis. The new road will by-pass West Memphis to the east. The commission staff was instructed to prepare plans for possible August letting of the contract for the new road. The new link will divert Highway 61 traffic from West Memphis. Highway 10 traffic will continue til rough West Memphis for the time being but eventually a connection between the new route of 61 and Highway 70 to a point west of West Memphis is planned. Asks 3-Day Week WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. I Va., June 25. (J5V—John L. Lewis I -was reported today to be offering to I keep soft coal mines open during I crucial contract negotiations next | month If mine owners will establish i three day work week. Lewis himself declined to com- I ment on the report. He remained at I "White Surphur Springs. But it was learned from well-ln- | formed persons In the industry "there is something to trie pro- I posal." 25th Polio Case Listed in County BLytheville Child Sent to Hospital; Negro Afso is Victim With State HeaUh Department officials listing Mississippi County as an epidemic area, two new cases of polio were reported today through the County Health Unit. Dr. T. T. Ross, state health officer, explained that his department defines a disease as epidemic proportions when it reaches 20 cases per 100,000 population. Today's new cases raised the total here to 95 cases. However, most of the cases in the county have been mild, and officers a re not undulv alarmed. Blytheville Child Stricken Thomas Mitchell. 18-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Mitchell, was rushed to University Hospital In Little Rock this morning after diagnosis. The Mitchells live on Peabody Avenue. The case of" Wilma Bailey, a two-year old Negro, was diagnosed as "mildly severe." She is being confined to her home and will be removed to a hospital if her condition requires, her physician said today. Of the counlys 'M polio patients, only one other is a Negro. A check with Blytheville physicians toda* revealed that they have been advised of the conditions of some of their patients. , . 1 Billte Crlro! Adams. 1710 W Sycamore, is still being treated at her home here. A source in her doctors office reported that she is "doing fine," The nine-year-old girl was stricken with a mild attack Monday. Ready to Leave Hospital Mary Lou Sanders, a patient In the isolation ward of John Gaston Hospital in Memphis since Saturday, was ready to be moved from the ward, according to her father, James Sanders, 413 N- Second. Her condition is "much better,." Congress Studies Backward Area Aid Plan; Recognition of Red Rule in China Opposed Senators Wont' •Courier News Photo FAMILY PORTRAIT—The hen pictured above Is a frustrated mother who adopted four kittens on the farm of Glen Alexander near Half Moon. Mrs. Alexander said the lien hatched one baby chick which died. When the kittens were born, the hen Uiok them over. This didn't bother either kittens or the indifferent mother cat ,who shows up lor feeding occasionally The Alexanders rc|K>rt the hen still can't understand the strange eating habits of her children who refuse Die seeds, worms ami buys she brings them. L/.S. Support Of Nationalists By Don Whitehtaa WASHINGTON, June 25. (iP) — 'IVenty-one Senators today organized opposition against any United Stales move to give formal recognition to a Communist regime In China. They sent a letter to President Truman late yesterday expressing "great concern" that the government may be considering recognition of the Communists. 3-WoyGOPSp//tonHousingBi//iN ew Methodist Boosts Predictions of Passage ^ - . . Pastors Arrive Voting on a long list of amendments will begin Monday, hut a final showdown probably will not ,= o n,, cans for By Francis M. I.eMay WASHINGTON, June 24. UP)— A three-way split among RcpubU cans today boosted Democratic predictions ot a thumping victory 0! the housing bill next week. + Even sonic Republican opponents of the administiation measure privately agreed \vith the Democrats that they may win, now that Republican forces are in disagreement. One Republican bloc stood firm for all-out opposition to the administration. Another talked about a compromise stressing slum clearance but eliminating" the low-rent public housing feature. The third group offered its own bill in the House. It embraces most of the Democratic bill and would go further, adding a vast government help program to build 350,000 privately-owned housing units. First Sermons in New Charges to Be Given Tomorrow Morning • clearance; up to in subsidies for 1,050,000 publ owned nouses to be bnilt In seven years, and $264.000,000 housing aids However, Democrats have agreed to trim the publicly-owned housing units to 810,000, with subsidies up to $303.000,000 a year. The Sen- Bishop Paul ate cut the program down to this] ln lnc I"' 1 size before it passed the bill ia April. 57, to 13. tomorrow "The City Upon a Hi The Rev. Mr. Bagley and mem- farm \ hers of his family arrived Thursday. Tie .succeeds the Rev. Allen D. Stewart, pastor for the past three years, who was transferred to First Chnrch in Conway by E. Martin. at the Lake Street Judith Coplon, Alger Hiss Get- Rest; Spy Trials Take Weekend Breather said Mr. Sanders, and doctors indicate that there is "every for a complete recovery. 1 hope \46 Are Killed, 200 Injured in {Mexican Flood LES PACHUCA, Me.xico, June 25 j (.-Pi—The Red Cross says at least 48 1 Persons were killed and 2M injured I by a flash flood which swept this ng town last night. F' Patricio Escobar Garcia, of the 1 Red Cross, said he knew of no Ame- I ricans killed although an apart- I meiit house occupied by U. S. Min| Ing personnel was destroyed. Electric and telephone wires were I down. Les Pachuca is the center of a | rich mining district. It lies about T5 miles northeast of Mexico City. a short distance off the Pan-Ame| ricart Highway. Garcia said a cloudburst over the j mountains, shortly before 5 p.m. I sent rainwater roaring through the I streets. Rain and hailstnnes pelted | the area for more than two hours. The torrents turned automobiles I over and brought down a wave of mud from the hills which caused vast property damage in the town. Weather 77 Cases in Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, June 25 WJ Emergency fncilitics will be available at tlie State Hospital for the care of polio patients if a "major epidemic occurs", Dr. George W. Jackson, hospital superintendent, -said today, Dr. Jackson said one of the surplus buildings which had been intended for use as a recreational and vocational education site, would be available for potto victims. The University Hospital here currently handles all persons stricken with the disease. Seventy-seven cases of polio have been reported In tlie state this year. By The Associated Press ' Judith Coplon rested today from her gruelling role as state witness on her own espionage trial. The trial, highlighted by her screams of "frame up" and accusations that a government prosecutor was "trying to brand me a harlot," was recessed yesterday. Defense Attorney Archibald Palmer indicated he would not call her back to the stand when it is i e- sumed Monday. In that event, the 28-year-old former Justice Department political analyst may know her fute by the end of the week. A Jury of eight men and four women must decide if she is guilty of stealing government secrets to try to pass to Russia. She is actru.seci of having had these in her hand bag when F. B. I. agents arrestsrt her and Valentine A. Gubftchev, a Russian engineer, in New York March 4. She and Gubitchcv, with whom she said she had a kissless rom- ance, still face trial in New York. Methodist Church tomorrow morning, Harrison will use as his subject "The Measure of Life," He was transferred here from Monette to succeed the Rev. Theron McKisson. With Mrs. Harrison »nd their two children, he arrived jn. TUythe- tltltA 1 ^"l.l'^.yl., ,. -TU''. '•..!. iVU ZlP* -_J-. They called on Mr. 'IVumnn to back » "free, independent and non- Communist China" and to make it clear "no recognition of the Communist forces in China Is presently contemplated." It was learned the Senate Foreign Relations Committee recently discussed the question of possible recognition of the Communist -e- glme in China. Some Democratic leaders privately accused Republicans of engineering the protest to make political capital of the China situation. Five Democrats Sign But they were faced with U\e embarrassing fact that five Democrats joined 16 Republicans In signing the letter to the President. 'Die release of the letter by Senator Knowiand (It-Calif) came after a hot debate on the Senate floor over the administration's handling of foreign affairs in China Europe and the Middle East. Republican critics scattered their shots over a wide part of the work in criticizing: (1) Administration policies In China. 1 2) Appointment of an ambassa dor and minister to CzechoslovaKla and Hungary while refusing to nami an ambassador to Spain. (3) The refugee problem In Israel (4) An alleged failure of the ad ministration to keep the Senate ful. informed on developments In China Senator Connally (D-Tex), chair man of tl?e Senate Foreign Rela tlons committee, was the lone Dem ocrat who came to the admlnlatra Plan to Separate Postmasters and Politics Favored WASHINGTON, Julie 25. </]>)— President Truman's request that Congress take postmasters out oi politics won unexpected support today from patronage-conscious Capitol Hill. Mr. Truman made the request In a message sent to Congress yesterday. Following In general the recom- mendiUlons of the Hoover reor- ganisation commission, the President wants Congress to revise the Post-Office Department's fiscal procedures,'relax lnv:s governing contracts, purchases and personnel practices, and give the jostinaster general full authority o appoint iwstmasters and other Miiploycs subject to Civil Service rules. Prominent House members said .hey were In agreement with the vilie' Klitlrsday. Wilbur, who Is Two other trials stemming from , ne |^ c W i 10 | s hildrcft 14, and Ruth are': An- Arkansas Local thunder flowers this afternoon, tonight and [Sunday. Not much change in tem- I peraturcs. Missouri forecast: Considerable I cloudiness tonight and Sunday with I scattered immdershowers locally 1 heavy in south portion tonight. No | Important temperature changes. Maximum this morning—75. Maximum yesterday—95. Sunset today—7:17. Sunrise tomorrow—4:49. Precipitation 2« hours from 7 a.m. | loday—.03. Total since Jan. 1—31.28, Mean temperature (midway be| tweeu high »nd low)—«S, Normal mean for June—78. 1>h Date Last Tear Maximum this mornint—73. Maximum yesterday—88. Precipitation Jan, 1 to this date Ford Employes Plan Strike Vote On U AW Demands DETROIT, June 25. fAP)—Less thnn a month after ending tone strike. Ford's 106,000 production workers will vote on another. The CIO United Auto Workers 1 international yesterday ordered a rank and file strike vote on the 5100 monthly pension issue and other points ol dispute in current negotiations. Ford, .shut down 24 days by the UAWs "speed-up" .strike, is resist- in? a union demand Tor pensions, a wage increase, and a health and welfare program in H netf con- tracl. The speed-up strike ended June Its basic Issue of production speeds is still in the hands of an arbitration panel. UAW President Walter Reuther ordered the new strike vote. It will be carried out in the union's 49 Ford locals. It must be completed by July l!j. expiration date of the present Ford-union contract. alleged activities in subversive fields also were recessed until Monday in New York. In one, Alger Hiss, one - time State Department offfcinl, is charged with perjury in denying he pas- l .^ed government secrets to Whittaker Chambers, self-styled courier for a jirevjar Red spy ring. In the other, ll Communist Party leaders are charged with conspiring to ad vocate overthrow of the U. S. government by violence. Hiss yesterday branded as false Chambers' story l\e made a secret Chinatown rteal to give State Department documents to a mysterious Russian agent. "There is not a word of truth in that," he said to Chambers 1 tale of an undercover rendezvous with Col. Boris Bykov. The denial came during bis second day in the witness stand as (lie chief bulwark of his own defense. Moscow Makes Joke (?) ' Of Criticism from U.S. LONDON. June 25. <A*i—The Moscow periodical "New Times" was credited by Moscow Radio today for this joke: 'Tel! me, Mom, why is It that when a .spy is arrested in Prague or Sofia a diplomatic outcry is rais- A.building program U under way at the Lake Street church, and plans are under way for » new auditorium at the First Methodist Church. Stewards tn Meet Monday The (irsL meeting of the Board of Stewards for First Church for the new conference year will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, it was announced by Harvey Morris. chairman. A reception Ls being planned by the members ol the Woman's Society Of Christian Service /or ihe pastor and his family to follow the board meeting. Mrs. W. L, Horner is president of the W-SXJ.S. Tuesday the pastor and Gus Eberdt, lay delegate, will attend set-up meeting for the Jonesboro District of the Methodist Church in First Church in Jonesboro to plan district activities for the year. The Rev. E. B. Williams, district superintendent, will preside over the planning session. To Attend Camp In North Carolina On Wednesday, the Rev. Mr. Bagloy will leave for Camp Le- A fisherman's yawn—165 miles andlJeune, North Carolina, for a 14- six hours long—was ended with the'day tour of duty as a member of help of the U, S. Coast Guard. the 15th Infantry Battalion of the The yawn began aboard the fish- U. S. Marine Corps Organized R<- ing boat Algiers, at sea south of serves. The Rev. Mr, Bagley U here. John GcorRC, 19, couldn't geUa lieutenant, junior grade. In the tion's defense In the lengthy &bat He said the administration "has n desire" to hide anything from th Senate about China, Fisherman's Long Yawn Brings Coast Guard Aid SAN DIEGO, Cah'f.. June 25. ( his mouth closed again. A radio appeal brought Guard plane. II returned ed in Washington?" "For the same reason (hat goat bleats in front when his tail is the 165 mites to a doctor here. The pulled from behind." j doctor administered an anesthetic Tins, said the raciio. "is an apt and manipulated the dislocated Jaws joke and to the point." back in place. ] Naval Reserve, and served during Coast, World War TT as a chaplain at- George' tachcd to the Marine Corps unit. Mrs. Bagley and their two children, Ronnie, H, and Sarah. 3, will remain In Blytheville while Src MKTHODI8T on Taje ft. Chairman McCray (D-Tenn) of the House Postofflce Committee, which will handle the President's proposal, was not available for comment. While there may be some op[X>- sitlon to taking postal patronage away, they said, many Democratic members of the House will consider it good riddance. And, since Republicans get no patronage anyhow under a Democratic Congress, they were inclined to favor the President's proposals. Truman Gives Congress 'Bold New Program' By John M. Hlihtower WASHINGTON, June 25 «•>—;. Congress already disputing aomi parts of the administration's foreign policy today studied a requesi from President. Truman for a ne? foreign aid program to build i" backward countries all over thi world. Specifically, the President wants <1) A funti of $45,000.000 to fin iu-e American engineering «n< other assistance to such countries <2> Authority for the Export Import Bank to guarantee net American private investments li those countries against the risks a loss "peculiar" to forelng financing Mr. Truman specified "parts o Africa, the Near and Par Bast, am certain regions of Central am South America" as regions wher, program would be applied ot Housing Survey Made in Osceola Official Favor* Retention of Ceilings on Rentals C. A. Cunningham, urea rent director, jald today that Lawrence D»rgan of the regional erftict O t housing expediter In Dallas, recommended that rent con- Senators Stand Firm On Ending of Credit Curbs WASHINGTON. June 25. W>— Senators arc standing firm on their decision to end government controls over installment buying on July I. The wartime and postwar controls over the amount of down payments and the number of months for paying the balance are due to expire next Friday unless Congress renews them. Senator Robertson <D-Va) .chairman of the banking subcommittee which held hearings on R propcsed extension of the so-called "Regulation W 1 ' said his group "contem- plttw M further action." Willkie Is New Entry in Race For GOP Post SALT LAKE CITY, June 25. <AP —Young Republicans elec t a new chairman today with Indiana Philip Willkie raising a darkhors threat against major contenders. Told by GOP National Chairma Hugh D. Scott that President Tri man has "mortgaged" their futur delegates appeared likely to choos new head of the Young Republ can National Federation frot among a field that included Cal fornia's Latighlln E. Waters. Waters was regarded as the outstanding publicly-announced candidate although m*ny delegates were casting around for some other man to support. Wlllkip, 29-year-old son of the late Wendell L. Willkie. not Into the race late after he had been named an official of Indiana Young Republicans by telegraph. This was necessary under the federation's constitution, which requires lhat a national chairman first niust have served as a state officer. New York's Ralph E. Becker is the retiring national chairman. Waters, who has supported Gov. Earl Warcn's tax program in the California legislature, went into the final session with solid West Coast support and some Southern back- Ing thrown 10 him with the withdrawal of Alex Ackerman Jr. ot Florida. th« has trols be retained In Osceola. The survey of housing conditions In Osceola was completed thi.s week, he said, and Mr. Dargans raport recommended that the ceiling on rent in the town remain. The report will lie sent to the office of rederal Housing Expediter Tighe Woods for final approval. Mr. Dargan completed the Osceola survey shortly after making a similar one In Blytheville. Mr. Cunningham said he had no report on results of the Blytheville survey, hut expected to liear from the Dallas office next week. Further developments on the rent control situation In Mississippi County are expected on July 1, when the Blytheville Defense Area Rental Board probably will render R decision on the request of the Lee Wilson Company which Is asking that controls in Wilson, KeUer, rtarie, Bassett and Armorel be cited. the _ ^ a share cost basis wlthiocaTgoverr* ments. leaders Cautlona A special message from the chle executive on what he has cmllec his "hold new program" wu sen (o Congress late yesterday. Inltl ally, leaders there were cautlou about predicting its chance of pas SHRC this session. Speaker Rayhurn said there wl| he "a great deal of strong supper for It on the House floor" If J comes out or committee. Democrat!. Leader McCorrrmclc (Mass) agreed But they didn't know what th. chances or getting It out of com mlttee might be at this point The President said he wants i long-term operation, In some way experimental, to be carried ou partly In cooperation with the Dnl led Nations. He laid heavy itrn on a need to stimulate a great flo> of American capital abroad durtni the coming years »nd said govern ment guarantees against' loss wen needed to accomplish this. His Project, he »Jd, would ben* fit American Industry »nd igrlcut lure, by building irp th* llvlnc »tan- ecoriomtei "b£ malting them, belt* markets. Iri 'the same manner I would help prevent their peoplu who want a better life, from him- ing to "false doctrines" and "tr /anny," he said. Include "Know-How* In his message, Mr. Truman sail that one kind of assistance whicl would be provided under the program would Include revision by thi United States of the technical scientific and management "knoi how" necessary to economic deve lopment. The other kind of help to be provided, he said, would cover machinery and equipment and flnancla assistance "in the creation of pro ductive enterprises." He salt! that this nation woult not ask "privileges for America! capital greater than those grante< to other Investors in underdeve loped countries or greater than w ourselves grant In this country.' One Missing, Three Hurt In Small Craft Blast SANDY HOOK. N. J.. June 2S I/PI —Flames shot 200 feet In the air lighting up Sandy Hook Bay. as a 28-foot cabin cruiser blew up late last night. One man was believed drowned and three other persons Injured. Boatswain's Mate James J. Gott- llck, duty ollkcr at Sandy Hook Coast Ouard Station, said the boat the "Ken-Bob" of Red Bank, sank mmedlately alter the explosion Two Coast Guard picket boats were dispatched to the scene and were Joined by several civilian cralt He said only a few scorched life preservers remained afloat. Mr. am Mrs. Edwin Hubbard. Red Bank owners or the boat, and Mrs. Emily Stout, Little Silver, were picked up after they had been In the water about 20 minutes. Mrs, Stout's husband, Sidney, wa not found. STORAGE TANK SOARS—An asphalt storage tank farrow) Is lifted rocket-like Into the air on a billowing stream or [lame during fire at an asphalt plant or the California P.c!incry Co., In Perth Aniboy. N. J.. Thursday. A series of explosions destroyed the 5500,000 plant and killed three men, two of whom were buried alivt undar (laminc tiplull. <AP WUephoto). Tsaldaris to Form New Greek Government ATHENS, Greece, June 25. f/P>— King Paul has asked Constanlln Tsaldarls, dcputr premiei and cign minister, to form a new Grcc cabinet. Premier ThemiilokJw SopboulU Million-Dollar Vtoraan Mansion SAay Go for Taxes GLEN COVE. N. Y.. June 25. W —The 51-room mansion of the late P. Morgan, once R.ssesscd at more hnn il.000.000. was bid on by the City of Glen Cove for the $5.233 In axes due on It at a tax sale today. Tiie 39-year-old building, called 'Matinccock." by the wealthy financier, had become a white elephant In recent, years. Its most recent owner was Moran Island Estates. Inc., a real es- ate firm which bought the Ifi-acre sland on which the mansion .stands after Morgan's death In 1943. The company sold several tots on he island and homes have been milt on those. But 110 permanent use could be found for the house, which Is covered by a zoning regu- atlon that requires it be sold only a one-family residence, tt has 23 baths. For a time, the mansion was rented to Russian personnel on duty at the United Nations. A wrecking firm was asked to make an estimate on tearing down the honse but said it was built so solidly it would have to be blasted to rubble at tremendous cost and with little salvage. Blyrheville Man's Good Deeds Win Wide Recognition A sood deed performed almnr three years ago earned & BIythe. ville man recognition over a na.- lion-wide hook-up yesterday plui the srrand prize of a radio show. B. H. Ford. Blytheville insurann man, heard himself announce* winner of the "Heart O' Gold" por. tion of the Ladles, Be Seated" program originating from Chicago. A letter from a Mississippi woman. unknown to Mr. Ford, to Ton Moore, emcee of the program, resulted In Mr. Ford's prize. The letter told how Mr. Ford waj instrumental In bringing new life U a young Dell girl, Jean Martin, no» 15. Mt.v; Martin, born without legs received artificial limbs, x plan< and niu-slc lessons through Mr Ford's action. She Is now walking on crutches Mr. Fnrd reported. Mr. Ford's "good deed" was dr»' matized on the program and hi will receive sn electric lawn mow' Hi* benefactor In Mississippi also received a prize. Walkout i at Aluminum Plants May Be Averted LITTLE ROCK. June 25. (/Pj—A strike of CIO employes of Reynolds Metals Company in Arkansas still may be averted. However, Charles A. Wheeler. Little Flock, a Conciliator for the Federal Conciliation and Mediation Service, said last night that at his request union and company officials would meet with him Monday in the hope of resuming negotiations for a new contract, broken off several days ago. Besides Hurricane Creek, em- ployes involved are at the bauxite mines near Bauxite and at the Jones Mill plant. Wage scales and other matters are in dispute. The employes are members of the j July 2.36° United Site! Worker! of America Nov. 2.07'i (CIO). I Dec. J.Wfc Minister's Son, Clawed By Rabid Cat, Treated for Prevention of Rabies Osceola Chief of Police Jail Threlklll has warned residents ol the south Mississippi County town to have all pets vaccinated and licensed as a precaution against rab tcs. The warning from the office: came after a six-year-old Osceola boy. Rnssle Clubb, was scratched by ft cat. The boy, son of Rev. and Mrs. Russell J. Clubb. was scratched last week and Is now taking anti- rabies shots. The cat was killed by police after a veterinarian pronounced It mid, The Rev. Clubb Is pastor of tlM First Baptist Church In Oaccola. Soybeans (Prices f. •. b. Chk«fol High Low Close 2.36*. 3.34-33K &MU-M

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