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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER Cif MfMi',T~ .„,-»..<-.,. ..,,-. „„, VOL. XLVJI—NO. 17 BlythevJlle Daily Newi Blytheville Courier Mississippi Valley Leader BIythevillo Herald M'Math Issues Plea Ra * burn Warns ^\ t ^^ • •For Aid to Schools TUB DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF MORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOWU BLYTHBVILLR, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, APR 11, 9 ,1351 Question Called 'New Taxes' Or Sub-Marginal Education • * • Legislators Back T T 1 "I'll lo Finish Job McMath Says Schools Need Added Fund of $12 Million Annually l.ITTI.I' KOCK. April 9. (.(]>, — The. Arkansas Legislature convened in Us special session at 12 noon (oilay. By HARI.EY I'KHSHINO Liri'LIv ROCK, Ark., April 9. (AP)—Gov. Sid Mc- Matli today fulled OH members of the Arkansas Legislature to lay aside their political differences and do something for the slate's public schools. The governor made his plea before a joint meeting of the House and Senate al the first special session of the Arkansas Legislature in nearly 12 years. McMath said the problem facing this special session is whether Ihere will he new taxes or sub- marginal education in Arkansas. "Almost any kind of new tax is more to be desired," said McMulh. As expected, the governor did not specify any new tax measures he thought should be adopted to provide revenue for his proposed 12- point legislative program. He used this program to call the lawmakers ^iack into special session a month ^fter they had adjourned Iheir regular 60-day biennial session. Mailer "Cnusidemt" Ihe matter of a special session "long and prayerful consideration." He said he had received requests (roin a majority of the legislators (hat a special session be called :o provide money for Ihe public school-,, many of which arc closing s:iort of nine-month terms because thev are broke. ill a brief, but terse address, McMath sud: "The financial condition o f o u r schools is so serious and the consequences of our failure to act so far reaching that 1 have been impelled to call this special session." The governor reviewed what IK termed remarkable improvement >n education In Arkansas during the pasl six years. He said more leach- ers had been provided, transnor- lalion increased, educational training of teachers raised and the number of school districts hud been reduced. .More Money Needed But, he added, these advancements will not continue unless more money is provided tor the schools. "We all recognize." said McMath, h "that local communities have not V been supporting the . schools as tricy should.- Thc .- ?i>i} assessment figures show a decrease of 59,000,000 under state assessments for the previous year. "This decrease in assessments is one reason why local efforts cannot absorb immediately the decrease in state funds which the .schools now face. "It is my earnest hope that during the next two years the people of Arkansas will carry out a comprehensive program of bringing order and effectiveness to our local tax system." Oulion Issued The governor also cautioned that "unless we find revenue" hundreds of the state's trained teachers will leave Arkansas for better jobs this year. "Many of us have political ditler- ences." said McMath. "but the education of our boys and girls in Ihis slate is paramount to all political considerations." ' Malrern School Needs $40,000 MALVERN'. Ark.. April 3. (/J Whether Malvern public schools reopen any time soon still is a question of 3-10,000. The schools were closed last u-eck short of a full nine-month term because of a money shortage. An industrial committee, made np of various Malvcru civic organi/a- lioii presidents, was to meet this m-rning to study what headway il has made in raising the through local subscription. >ly—its work unfinished in Goi'- Ji-nor McMath's opinion—goes back 01) the Job today. The governor called thc Legislature, which ended Us regular CO day session March 8. Into suecia. session in an attempt to get more money for the public schools and colleges. Rome schools have beei forced to close early this year be cause of funds shortages. Although the Legislature approv cd an Increased" budget for the cdu cation in |he regular session, ministration and school officials say (hat revenue lo finance the bud;ct was not made available. The budget authorized the school to spend SG3,OCII),000 in the next two years. Slate officials have said that only 543.000,009 (n revenue can be provided under existing tax laws. McMath h;is said that thc schools need an additional S12.000.000 a year. Possible source of this money is an increase in the state sales tax from two to three cents on the dollar. The state collects about S24.000.- 000 a year on'the present two per cent tax. Oilier Funds Asked The governor also has risked for additions! appropriations', frqm the special session. Some we're considered In the regular session; some are new. At Icist two are expected to bring about a battle in both houses. They arc McMath's request lor rest-oration of his emergency fund and money to set up a civil defense agency. Both ol these proposals were rejected by the legislators earlier this year. Hut the governor has lowered See l,EGISI.ATOKS on i'ajje 10 Of Dangers in Soviets Buildup Russians Adding To Concentrations Everywhere, He Says WASHINGTON, April 9. M>, Speaker Rnybnvn salt! todav "we are in terrible danger" because (he Russians are building up concentrations "here and (here and everywhere." Rayburn, Texas Democrat, told White House reporters following a conference with President Truman, that Russians are building up troop corn-durations "in lots of places. lie added: "Just where this j.s being done is a little beyond my field, but I have it on good authority, the best authority." Last week. Rayburii came out of White House conference and .said not all the troops gathering in Manchuria were Chinese Communists. Rayburn also said then that the United States was threatened o.\ "a terrible danger" which might bring on another world war. Last week's statements were made on the House floor as it began rie bate on the controversial draft Universal Military Training bill. Knmhshcll Created Rayburn's remarks created some thing of a bombshell at the time because the inference was widclj drawn that he meant the Russian were concentrating tronps jn Man churla with an apparent intention of intervening directly In the Ko reau righting. At the White House today, a re porter (old Rayburn that some people seemed lo think he made last week's statement In an effort sim ply to pass the drafl-UMT bill. Rayburn replied: "That's a mighl\ acl-1 low estimate to put on something I TEN PACKS SINGLE COPIES FIVB CENTS} FLOODS FOJJ.OW THAW Oi' JIKAV1' SNOU'-Tlils all-view of Marshall. Minn., in southwestern part of the state shows the town of 5500 about 75 percent flooded from high water fiom the Redwood River. Thawing of heavy March snow brought on thc predicament. The stream bed at this point is horseshoe-shaped starting at lower i-l B l,t. Ploodwatcrs surround business houses (right), filling basements. (Sec related stun- on J'a&e 5). Picking of McCormick Jury Moving Slowly The trial of Mrs. Willie Flo McCormick. Blytheville bookkeeper charged with the embezzlement of more than $4,t(X). began in Criminal Division of Circuit Court this morning with attorneys taking as IOIIR as 30 minutes to examine a prospective juror. Eight of the necessary 12 members Reds Open Floodgates On Gl's ; Strategy Fails Tmman in 'Squeeze' Allies Resume sai<1 Trm t, statement was meant i the best interests of the United States." He continued: "I know we are In terrible danger because the Russians are concentrating here and there and everywhere." . He said it was "just plain foolishness" for the American people not to be aware of the danger. llayluim at Conference Rayburi) was at the White House lor President Truman's regular Monday morning conference with Democratic congressional leaders. Others attending the session were Vice President Harkley. Senate Democratic Leader McFarland (Ariz.) nnd House Democratic Leader McCormack (Mnss.). They reported they were given a militnry briefing by Gen. Omar Bradley, chairman of the Chiefs of Staff. Rayburn was asked if Ihcy gat any new picture this morning of Russian concentrations of troops. He said no. they did not. but got primarily a picture of movements, in Korea Truman Calls Top Level Meet To Seek Effective Inflation Curb Weather Arkansas forecast: this afternoon, tonight and WASHINGTON. April 9. W) — President Truman called top industry, labor and farm leaders to the White House today to help him map Fowkton Named AEA Music Head Blytheville, Luxora, Shawnee Vocal Groups Receive High Ratings Daleon C. Fowtston of Blytheville was elected president of the vocal Music Section of the Arkansas Education Association in Little Rock Saturday at the conclusion of the annual stale Choral Festival sponsored by the AEA group. Mr. Powlston, who served as festival chairman this year, succeeds Mrs. Dewey Thompson of Little Rock as president. Mississippi County was repre- N'OT MUCH CHANGE Partly cloudy i -Denied by 208 students from three Twcs-1 schools, including the 125 voice Blytheville High School Glee Club under thc direction of Mrs, J. Wilson Henry and 36 students from Luxora and 47 from Shawnee School al Joiner under the direction of Mr. Fowlston. Wins High Rating The Dlythcvillc Kigh School Choir, composed of T> Glee Club members, received a first division or "excellent" rating. Both the 84- voice girl's glee club and the 45 clay. Nut much change in temperature. Missouri forecast: Becoming part-, --- » <,«-. -•..« .,,,„ „,<. ,.,- ly cloudy to clear tonight, contiu-1 voicc toy's glee club received second lied cold tonight: low "" "" " IH "-'' i "" **- •••—- —*•• 35-38 south: partly 32-35 nor'h . — cloudy am warmer Tuesday: high 55-5B north 68-62 south. Minimum this morning—40, Maximum yesterday—52. Minimum Sunday morning—33. Maximum Saturday—62. Sunset today—6:28. Sunrise tomorrow—5:35. j division 6r "very good" ratings Precipitation 48 hours to 7 a.m. today—trace Tolal since Jan. 1—1662. Mean temperature fmtdway twcen high and lowi—46. Normal mean temperature Aprll-61. Tills Dale l.asl Minimum this morning—45. Maximum yesterday—7G Precipitation—January 1 to this date—27.02. The Luxora anil Shawuce groups directed by Fowlston received second division ratings. They were entered in the soprano-alto-baritone classification for Class B schools. A total of 1.850 students from 29 Arkansas schools attended the two-day festival. Miss Virginia Sue Evans of Cross.etl wa.s elected festival chairman for next year. A clinic chorous composed of sin- he- ctents selected from the various j groups presented a conccrl Friday for niglu, when thev sang new material Ihey had rehearsed lhat afternoon. Thc clinic ehorous is selected to tc.M Hie students' ability lo sight- read new material. out a more effective inflation control system. That is understood to be the main point Mr. Truman wants lo discuss at his first meeting with the newly-named mobilization advisory board. Thc 17-member board was selected by the president last Friday. Headed by Mobilization Chief Charles E. Wilson, it has four other members each from labor, industry, agriculture and (he public. Mr. Truman is rejwrtedly seeking to get thc group agreed, or as nearly agreed as possible, on changes needed in (he Defense production Act lo do a letter Job of smothering inflation. That present controls have fallen short, so far anyway, was otticially pronounced last week by Economic Stabiifacr Eric Johnston, who said in a radio address, Hire is "no slightest evidence anywhere that inflation is in general retreat." On the other haml. Price Director Michael V. DiSalle said last night that there h;ive been "verv definite signs ol a levelling off" of prices. Critics Arc in Congress Some of |lje severest critics of the present program arc in Congress, so it is evident that the President is looking for a. substantial agreement of labor, industry and agriculture on a future program to get necessary legislation passed. Without such m agreement, officials admitted, few additional control powers can be expected from Congress. Court Affirms Death Sentence St. Francis County Negro's Appeal Fails To Win Reversal LITTLE ROCK. April 9. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court today affirmed thc death sentence o! a St. Francis County Negro con- viclccl of killing a pence officer. Tried In Phillips County Circuit Court on a change of venue Aubrey Smith «as found guilty of first de- imarj B'ee murder for firing a pistol Into Joint " le '".id of St. Francis County Deputy Sheriff Kay Campbell. The shootiii!; occurred as Smith and a companion. Peter Dbrsey. also ny'st. Francis County Ncifro. were being trnnspotcd from Little Rock to Forrest City to face a cow Uieft charge last Aug. 3. Smith aiid Doraey, \vlio were handcuffed together in the hack seat 'Of the officers' ailU), overpowered .Campbell and another deputy Otis Tatum. In the scuffle Campbell was shot to death. Tatum was hit twice but recovered. The tivo Negroes were captured the next day near Ftorrest City. Smith shot himself twice before he was arrested. Taken to a Little Rock hospital. Smith signed a statement In which he admitted the shooting. Claims He Was llcalen Smith testified at his trial that he was beaten and stomped by the officers while awaiting transfer from Little Flock to Finest City. The prosecuting attorney introduced testimony from a physician which said Smith bore no marks of of the jury were selected before thc court recessed for noon, with another dozen prospective jurors IKMHK dismissed. Mo-it of those dismissed! were excused because they knew the defendant or her family. Mrs. McConnick is charged with takhiR $4.119.51 from her employer, (he Blylheville Propane Corporation, during the past year. The prosecution filed an infnrnia- tion specifying 15 instances when she is accused of taking amounts ranging from S5;i lo S2.1B., Courlroom Tacked The Circuit Cort room in the Court House here v/as packed, with people standing along the walls before the trill betan FL\\ people stirred as the 23 jear-old J bipk kicner "JJic-ltPrt the atrornejs. cjjonsf thc Jirrj^ "^ I hose n«med l t?lhe Jifry thus far arc R M: •Jr>Hrr.-T.-J:'H«t. Richard Osbornr. C. A. Smith. Dick Green. Spencer Bunch. F. A. Alexander, nnd James Niersthcuner. The eight named were chosen from 20 prospective jurors examined. Thc sheriff was ordered by Judge Charles W. Light of Paragoilld to bring in eight more prospective iurors so that the other four needed to make n jury could be chosen Ihis afternoon. Over Gen. MacArthnr WASHINGTON, April n. (AP)—President Truman talked today with Democratic congressional leaders about the hot potato bunded him by Cien. Douglas MacArthur's latest policy statement, nut they anil the while House itself were silent on what action, If any, may be taken, WASHINGTON, April 9. .AP>-Prcsi ( lenl Truman was caught today in a sducezc between home front surmorlers of Gen. Douglas MacArllmr mostly ttcpublicans, and U. s, Allies who want him to discipline thc outspoken general for his latest policy statement. Capitol Hill friends thought that* after a week-end of studying the situation. Mr. Truman might act quickly to make known his views on recent MncArthur statements which have run counter to military anil Ktate Department policies. It was certain that any move to shear MacArthur of any authority as supreme commander in Korea would touch off a storm In Con- RITSS. Most lawmakers carefully avoided predicting the course of Mr Truman's action, although, some'spec- ulated privately that a presidential reprimand to the five-star general would be fcrlhcoming. Senator KnoivJnnd (R-Callf), a persistent critic of administration foreign policy i« the Pacific, foresaw even more drastic action. "H now appears that the hntcliel men of the admlni.slrntion have been turned loose to undermine UK: position of General Mac-Arthur and to force a reprimand or recall " he said. Knmvland lias Idea Knowland sain It would be wiser lo keep MncArthur and get rid of Secretary of stale Acheron. Senator Ferguson (R-Mich) advocaleil the dispatch of a 12-man congressional committee — six Democrats See AIxrAKTIirjIt on Page 10 Wm. Holcombe Rifes Conducted Implement Company Manager Also VVas Trapshoot Expert Services for William Hull (Bill) Holcombe. 58, manager or Ihe p:llis Implement Company here, were conducted today at Water Valley Miss., with h::ml then-. Mi'. Kolcornbc. who had been associated with the farm implement firm a number of years, died ycs- fff itch'Join British *&-•! on MacArthur PARIS, AD:-!I 3. M>,_F rancc i,,,,.,, up with Great BiHain today In opposing MacArlhur's proposal for use of Chiang Kai-shek's troops by Uie United Nations in an effort lo win the war in Korea. This was reported by the semiofficial French news agency n,nd liid'r confirmed by a foreign ministry s|x>kcsman. Spies Up Soviets' A-Plan 'Months' Senate-House Group Gives Evaluation Of Espionage Work WASHINGTON, April B. (AP) — Russia's atomic weapons program was shoved ahead at least is months by a trio of confessed spies —one an American—and an H- bomb scientist who reportedly lied U> the Soviet Union. That Is the Senate-House Atomic Energy Committee's evaluation of espionage damage by the lour. To one of them, convicted British atomic spy Klaus ftichs. the committee assigned the kingpin role of deadliest bctrnj'er In all history. A committee report issued last night said, however. Unit this country's atomic espionage defenses apparently have not, been pierced since Initl-iniO. British security lias been breached since there as well as before, the committee added. Tn New York, U. S. Attorney Irving s.iypnl s:itd last night his office Is. starting a whole new soj-lrj of wrests for espionage. Appearing on a radio program, Saypol saiii "we have gotten now sufficient lnforri)!i- tion so that we are embarking on a series of prosecutions lo.stamp out tills vice." It was learned, meanwhile that Flil Chief J. Edgar Hoover has suggested, to Congress that his agency not .be culled upoji to Investigate persons In the atomic field who have "no access lo really restricted material as such." Continuation of RFC and Crime Probes Urged by Rep. Gathings Continuation of the work of both Sen. J. w. Fulbrlghf. Reconstruction Finance Corporation investigation and the Kefauvcr Crime Committee were urged today by Rep. B . c . , Took , Oa i hl of w ^ Memphis in his weekly newsletter. + In praising the work of Sen l-'ul- bright in investigating Ihe RFC.] sYx'^teV Rep. Gainings said "Thc committee ' should continue its work until the whole story ol influence peddling shall hiu'c been exposed. There should be no letup in the Investigations until the job is completed fully, as a reflection on Ihe Integrity of thc federal government j s m _ CAA Official To Inspect Airport Here An offirml from the regional office of the Civil Aeronautics Ad- "The commltlec j The poses in volved In the inlci been revealed. 1 Of the Investigations •mation thai has Advance Toward Reservoir Dam Water Rushes Down Harmlessly on Land Held by UN Troops TOKYO, April n. (Al>)_ Chinese Communists oiiened Hie floofljjiilc.s of llio massive Reservoir dam in central Korea today and sent thousands ol' tons oi' writer, rushing clown on Allied-held ground. Hut the 1'iikh.Hii Kiver TOse DO more than four and one- half feet. UN. troops resumed their advance toward the reservoir Monday nj the Hood waters slowly receded. An Allied task force moved toward thc dam In an effort to seize it before the Reds could attempt any further damage. The tusk force met rifle, mnchinegim and mortar fire. Elements of an American division had two fire, fights with Communist platoons south of the reservoir. A French patrol closed In on the reservoir without opposition. The Reds were believed lo ht holding cnmotiflaged positions north of Ihe reservoir and north of Kwa- chon city. American units seized two hlilj anil found .quantities of abandoned enemy material, fifth Communist bodies were found on one hill. American Army Knginccrs said they (bought the Chinese had opened thc floodgates only part way. A complete opening, they snid, would have sent a 12-foot high wall of water crashing down Ihe bailey. • Virnfcu.Arc Glad ;..' One. engineer said "we are glad Ihcy are bleeding the river this way Now. when they open them all tlie way. [hey won't have much water loft." Neiirly all Allied elements had moved above the expected high water mark. said-"' S ' E!Bhtl1 Army E "Blnecr "There will be no real strain They can't do nny worse without blowing the dam and that's a dam that will take a hell of a lot ol blowing." The llwnchon Reservoir, about seven miles north of thc 38th parallel, is the main point of the stoutest Red resistance In North Korea In several weeks. In bitter fighting south of thc re.'ervolr Monday the Reds slowed or stopped Allied advances at set-cm) points. The dam Is 275 feel high. The Reds opened 10 of Its 18 floodgates, were reported inoperable! >.•> inny have hnd two pur- looslnj- their man-made flood; First, to cut the Ohnnchoii-Hwa- t'hon highway, a main Allied supply Second, lo pave the way for i counter-offensive down the" Chun- clion-Wonju highway. The Supreme Court said that "there has been a systematic inclusion' rather than exclusion of Negroes in selecting the jury panels In Phillips County for the" past, 10 years. Panel Contained N'cgrocs Court records show that the panel. from which the trial jury was selected, contained 22 while Jurors and two Negro jurors. Smith also contended there was 1935 ami at the time of nis death was a senior member anil general manager of the Ellis Implement Company. llrlil Tr;i|isluKitin K Itr-rorils Prior to moving to lilythevtlU: he resided in Memphis for approximately 30 years where he was employed by various frims as a travel- In^ representative An ardent sportsman. Mr. ifol- combe achieved national day that thc CAA's Uttlc Rock of- «'ork ^Imuld hi- coiUinucd " lice notified him (lint g. S. Travis. JVoJx-r.! Sec IVork l-iritl chief ol the Airpnrl Division tor i However. b r >th Hrvi puliiru this n-Klon. will arrive here at .1:15 pin. Wednesday. Mr. Travis U .•-chctliilcd to be at thai, the wort: of their committees i Is finished according to thc pur- g-"'?.. 'V'f ', hc - v * m [:r "»<« 1 ' ° h " nd ' m "" y " lhcr s ™- York Cotton combe achieved national promin- i :-pc ancc several years ago for his trap- lous kiVmpirinr>«Kiliti- r r^ u, 1,1 _____ .. ! the a.rport here « minute^ Mayor I Henderson 5,->id 71,,- CAA official h U, arrive in a H.echcra.f .on'^a" | nur ^1 letter announcing the In- Joined Hep. Gainings in urging thai - - ,- . .... to mi.-rl lily. He held « number j operation »i sport with the ! port. No ,spc< UK on Page 10 Ispcction was «ion .said Mr. Travis was ' iicrww interested in I tinned ' Based . thc work of the committees be Mrs. J. C, Droke Named 'Woman of the Year' Dinner-Meet Planned By Legion Post Here t A special dinner-meeting of Dud j Cason Cost. 24 ol the American Legion will be held tomorrow night! at the Legion Hut. Oiticials ol the! Legion pc^t said this morning thai] efforts were being made to obtain an out-of-town speaker (or thc meeting. for the festival were See CHORAL on ra !E 10 Dr. N. O. Cotton May July Oct. Dec. Open ... 4.539 ... 4428 ... 3921 ... 3W5 4539 4475 3360 3836 -S428 3320 3MO l:30j 1533 \ 4*67 | 3013 3873 Hy .lAN'K SUKI.TOX (Courier Nc«s Staff Writer) "It's not in the high oltices that you will always find her. but in seme smaller, vital office, one that makes Ihe organization go" a niylheville resident said today of Mrs. J. c. Droke, who on April Irj will be introduced to Blytheville as the "Woman ol the Year" for 1951. Mrs. Drrike's selection was announced today at thc culmlna- (ion of thc fifth consecutive "Woman ol the Year" contest Jointly sponsored by the Beta Sicma Phi chapters of Blytheville. Assistance In civic, social and itlieimK work has been the rcc- crd ol Ihis housewife and molhcr, but Mrs. Drokc's neighbors on West Hcarn Street are ready to IMtL'y u> her aid lo others ui small hoti.v:holcl duties for the sick, or baby siitlni; nr even put- ing out a family wa?h. Mrs. Dro'r-.e. inolhcr of J. C. Uroke. Jr.. who k a freshman at Mississippi State, StarXvillc, and Mary Jane, a member of thc second grade class at Lange. varies her activities from Parenl- Tcachcrs As-sociation projects to aiding the needy. She serves as vice chairman ol thc Garden Club, a department o! Ihe Woman's Club of Blythevillc, and was chaiiman of the 1950 Tuberculosis Seal Sale.-,. Active in Ihe Lange I'TA a.s vice prc.-Hlenl, Mrs. Droke also divides her time with thc Senior High .School I'TA, which Hie servf.s as, finance chairman. In civic activities she has helper! with numerous drives , Sec JJH.OKK on I'.i 8 e 10 ffay July Oct. Dec. Oprn . 4539 . 443-1 . 3S35 . 3868 High Low 1:30 4M!1 4i39 4539 il&5 1135 14T6 3970 3031 3951 33% 3863 3837 Mrv J. C. on revelations of both probe.?, nep Gathings said, "It Is not difficult to perceive why the Gallup Poll indicates a new low in the President's popularity. The people oppose (he wave of abuses which arc now common knowledge. 'The people arc disillusioned and bitter, and they have a right to he v:hfn public officials fail lo clnan himsp when a thorough sunirini; is In order. A moral re-awakening Ls bound to be thc rr.-,i;li of the lovela- tions made In Ihe past lew week;,." In lauding Ihe work of Sen. Fulbright. Rep, Gathings said: "Arkansas and America nre proud of the courageous probe of thc Hc- conslruction Finance Corpolation by / W. 'HUH Pulbright. The investigation was made by nls committee without rancor or prejudice en. tcririg upon thc work solely iii the public's interest." Rep, Oathings criticized !'ic,i- dcnt Truman's failure to call for Secretary of Stale Dean Arhcson's resignation following the l.itier's suppoit of Alger Hiss alter Hiss; had been convicted ol perjury He i also criticized (he President for j May "sticking by" Maj. Gen. Harry July Vaughn after the "deep free?c : ! Sop" probe. i ,\v)v New York Stocks 1:30 p.m. Quotations: AT&T Antcr Tnhacco Auacomla Copper flcth .Stt-el . ...'.'.,'. Chrysler Coca Cola '. Gen Klectric Gen Alolors Montgomery Ward N V Central ItU Harvester J C Pc-nnev Republic steel '...".". RruVo Simmy Vacuum Studebakcr Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears O S Strel '.'.'.'.'.'... Southern p.infic >eans 333 333 153 3-4 (13 1-2 40 SI 3-4 7!l 1-8 U7 1-2 51 7-8 52 1-2 70 1-1 20 .i-B 31 1-1 S 1 ) 3-4 43 1-4 M l-S 27 5-S 31 7-3 103 7-8 D2 1-8 51 3-1 Cliv, 333 333 32.V 297'

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