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Death Has by Btett Halliday MOM STAR, MOM, ARKANSAS Monday, May 23, IMS.; ^-BMt"l6 r mlnute«f» f • Chapter I a ° al " ot hi * stomach . he teurned and said: "Have you had a phohe.Call in ' first his hat off awkwardly with his left hand, he essayed a reassuring smile that had in it the elements of entreaty and of fear. He stood like that, tight-lipped and with black eyes burning feverishly at her through the narrow crack, giving her an oportunity to look him over and decide for herself whether she would slam the door in his face or invite him inside. Lucy shook her head slowly and said, "There must be some mistake. I'm Lucy Hamilton. " Understand Vaccine Fuss Layman Can't §y JAME* MARLOW Associated *>fe»s New* Analyst WASHINGTON MV-Since a lay is not a scientist he can' Public Heal ,th Service's handling of the anti [polio vaccine hqs been wise. nkM i" T W ° rd *i C f me from : • Dr Leonar d A. Scheele, surgeon i i . , lips, clipped and impatient, general ,rnay have solid reasons •From New Orleans. I'm Jack for his on-again-off again deci- Bristow." He paused a moment sions to release the vaccine and wailing for some response, then then to withhold it for new safety added, "Arlene's brother." I checks. Perhaps he will Arlene Bristow. A girl who had his actions later. explain , ti in i * » ,, ' and heard £ootste P s mounting the his right eye, and i Lucy's rst lascina Hamilton glanced quickly stairs. Michael , hadn't seen this brief glimpse of His face gaVe an I That " tllC ^ 10 ^.l n __ h " U _ V J n ? h ° stess ^own before. It was a impression of dark leanness with'seen A sounded shlmmery blue, with a tight bodice tightly drawn ^lesh 6ver~"promE; recalled tenativeattempts to :te nine and s hort m.ff.H S W VPS n «„,„. „„* cheekbones that was ' almost ouf something more about She involuntarily .started to when the buzzer . , It wasn't quite nine and short puffed sleeves, a flaring I^Cteck, and Lucy frowned with skirt that fell in folds from her pain-contorted/' perplexity as she crossed hips to the tips of her blue satin laant room to press the mules. catch on the front door I ,.,„•, , , ,, . . •= — — .•*- —-^-, —««".. 6 V»B T'apartment building I he flu£fcd onc hand through the'ring of her bell had beeri a. mls- ael Shayne hadn't actually I ^"T 1 c ^ rls at the back of her take and the man Wanted one of bly best forgotten. aei snayne nadn t actually | hMrt . and pul on her most pleascd ^ other three apartments'On the vorked with Lucy in New Orleans! But as of this moment—to A lay- jefore she met Michael Shayne man—it seems much of the con ind became his secretary and fol- fusion about the vaccine could have been avoided if Scheele and his associates had been more frank with the public. And by associates here is meant not only Scheele's health service but the Department of Health, Education and Welfare headed by Mrs. Oveta Gulp Hobby. The say first the vaccine was safe health service is a part of her department. If the so far unexplained actions of the health service were intended to keep from alarming parents, they must have had the opposite effect in many cases. After hearing the government then that it shouldn't be distributed, then that it should, then that it shouldn't, many parents no doubt have been torn between: (1) a hope they might protect their child from polio by vaccination and (2) fear,their child might be endangered if vaccinated. Publicity about the vaccine has gone from one extreme to the other. . This vaccine got the most tre." mendous publicity buildup ' in the history of medicine when • every —. —...w 6 1 c,v, uu ,. ..4,,,,.|^ li . n .2 looked good. That was last which Arlene had not responded' A P r " 12 when the announcementi owed him to Miami. A dark, vivid irl, with a penchant for laughter and for a bewildering succession if beaux that had caused Lucy to envy her in those days. Yes. Arlene did have a brother. A memory came to her vaguely s she hesitated. An evening in Arene's apartment. Just the two of hem with a light supper cooked n Arlene's kitchenette and lots of irl talk. •A ring of the bell and the sham ling, staggering entrance of a oung man whom Arlene had intro- uced as her brother, and who ad immediately 'made the most utrageous love to Lucy in an ob odiously self-assured manner that ad infuriated her. Yet. there had been lonely nights fter that meeting when Lucy had rearily repented her prudish with- rawal from his attempted caress- s and unhappily wondered if she ould ever meet him again. There ad been . something dashing and fascinating about the young man. was the only time Lucy, had seen Arlene Bristow's brother. She PRESCOTT NEWS Monday May 23 I Prescott 'Band Mother's Club will conducted by Mrs. L. C. Gatlin. meet Monday evening at the hamej The meeting adjourned with pra- of Mrs. Brayer with Mrs. Doug yer °y Mrs - Gatlin. Easterling co-hostess. Final Plans Made For Swimming Pool The Recreation Committee of the irecital Monday evening at 8 o'clock Chamber of Commerce held its final the First Baptist Church. The al meeting at the Broadway Hotel. Mrs. Art Regnier will present the Park Elementary piano pupils in public is invited to attend. Wednesday May 25 Mrs. J. V. McMahen will present her pupils in a voice, piano and Prescott. Price and specification .plans as worked out by the committee were approved and adopted for the construction of a swimming pool in! A&P Reduces Coffee Price 4c a Pound "A nation-wide reduction of four > cents a pound on its own brands of Coffee was announced today by A&P Food Stores. These reductions, company officials said, bring premium Coffee prices down to the lowest point in approximately five years. Just a year ago A&P Coffee was selling for as high as $1.17 per pound. The new prices per pound effec- To City Subscribers: If you fail to get yeur Star please telephone 7-3&13J by 6 p. m.,and a special carrier will deliver your paper. S6TH YEAR: VOL. 56 — NO. 189 Hope Star Arkansas afternoon, te«ifcHt» widely scattered evening northwest 24-hours endteg at 8 1. itt. High 76, Low 83, precipitation lp 1 " er of H.pt lit*, p m , CwuolldaUd Jan. II, HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, MAY 24, 1955 violin recital Wednesday at 8 p ml Pla ns were made for the fund, tive in a11 A&p Stores Monday in the Educational Building of drive to start Friday, May 20 and h " vt " h> n ' M "" v ™" ""^ r First Methodist Church. ~ - Priesbyterian Men's Supper Thell Hanning was named over-all chairman of this committee. A subcommittee which was sel up and The Men's Fellowship Class' of - has been working for the past three the Presbyterian Church held their weeks ^submitted the following find- •nonthly supper and program on ings: "We have examined a set of Wednesday night at with 27 attending. the church P lans furnished by Paddock on a pool 55 feet at the shallow end, 30 C. H. Tompkins gave the devo- feet at the deep end, with an over- tional talk on "Influence." A gen- a11 len e th of 32 feet - This P°°l can eral quiz was conducted by R P l be lbuilt at an estimated cost of Hamby and D. L. McRae Jr gave $ 30 ' 000 -00 by the above firm. By re- an interesting talk on the Vera Joyd Home in Monticello. The business session was con ducing the square feet area of this pool 40 feet by 80 feet, containing 3200 square feet, we feel that ducted by O. W. Watkins president. thls p ° o1 can be constructed at a Guss OMcCaskill, J. H. Nelson and ^ ost of $ 15 . 300 - 00 > exclusive of bath Rev.' W. G. Bensberg were the house - concession stand and pool menu committee for the evening. •°"" 1 "'-"""* " Mrs. B. A. DeLamar Hostess To '47 Club The home of Mrs. B. A. DeLamar was/the scene for the meeting of he] '47 Bridge Club on Wednesday afternoon. Roses and daisies in graceful ar- angements decorated the rooms. equipment,' Everyone who makes be Eight O'clock will Red Circle 79c and Bokar 81c. The company's own brand of A&P vacuum-packed Coffee will be reduced from 89c to 85c a pound.' dona- tica will be asked to give their preference of the three proposed locations. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Cole are the guests of Miss Sarah McGill in Washington, D. C. Mrs. O. G. Hirst, Mrs. Roy Duke. The-high score award was won Mrs ' H ' H " McKenzie and M ". Jim •y.'M'rs. J. T. Worthington and the'^ ancey s P ent W ednesda y m Texar!Ut-prize by Mrs. O. W. Watkins. ; Mrs, B. A, Warren, Mrs. Bob Reynolds and Mrs. Worthington kana. Mrs. A. W. Hudson and Mrs. Je- Big Shows to Lay Off Color This Summer By WAYNE OLVER NEW YORK I/T) — NBC's spectaculars will switch to black and white — and smaller budgets— this summer. However, the absence of color will make little difference since all but a few thousand viewers have been watching them on black ( and white sets right along. Jack Rayel, who will pinch hit for Max Liebman on the Saturday an d Sunday night productions, promises they'll still be big events even if only slightly spectacular. Fred Coe will continue through the summer at the helm of the Monday night P'ro ducers Show I» IIJ.W4* JA141,1J1_ lid 14 *l\J\, ICOLSUiJUCU' • • ---•— «"*«w V*»lUVi AitllV * IT ' » tT XT 1 HIT T~* Tt to. At that time Luc yhad gotten iX™[ »-*:,««: vaccine had 'been $J«. ..J. H. Nelson Mrs. ER. (-/ill-, liiVUAUtMbaj. iljT - p.bLcli, lUCl IO ^ -•*-« t.v.v-v-.* i _ . • • - - r— —-»,.* swing the door shut, thinking the the im Pression that he was a weak-. louna °° to 90 Per cent effective • M !H~ ~* i . u_tt t-_ j- .1- • : : • • . . liner nnH «ia*oi-_^n_iir«ll rmrl -M^r»K«_ against One tVDG of noltn anrl Qn Would drop b this ° dy " and proba- he had asked Iter f «he had any cognac in the larder pttjett/they left his downtown office \tpgeter,, 1 at five o'clock. 'hadn't really expected him. . . he j stopped on the-top, step and ex- It was not Shayne. It was a man'^ laimed hoarsely: "Hoid : it, Lucy. she thought she had never seen before. -He was tall and slender Don't you know..'who , I. am" She caught her lovv ; Hp. between looked just right to re- and no older than she, and wore her teeth, studying him dubiously ;an informal visitor, she as- light tan slacks and an open- and .trying, to. recall „,if/ishe had 'herself with a sweeping throated polo shirt of sky-blue ever heard his., voice befbr.e.'. htyard glance as she turned knitted-cotton. A gray, snap-brim| ;Holding his 'right'••ar"m 'stiffly ilm/lii\ *\t HAI* C<*r»rtr*/1-.'flrtr»Y» rfnnt* f £»11 UTQc . iilfiarl i**)1^{ehlv t*-**t* mm*t n'nnnnn "Uin n i-»»^ «.li. _.ij 'ji_.;_ „'._• . He looked queerly drawn and against one type of polio and 80 to 90 per cent 'against the other two. - * That announcement was ma.de. trembling as though on the verge iatAnn Arbor, Mich., about last of exhaustion. Lucy , opened th» 'sum™—'- «-«* .,-- — L...J... door wider and stepped back, say-!? nlp ing coldly, "Come in if you like Is Arlene still in New Orleans' . "Yes. Last time I heard." He came through the door with s tests under the .sponsor- the National- • Foundation for Infantile.' Paralysis.' .But when news about the vaccine .took a': gloomy turn—after d.ainty salad course was served ! Mh; - Ned Duncan and b y Michael by the hostess. Spiritual Life Group Meets The. Spiritual Life Group of the First Methodist Church met on Wednesday morning in the home of Mrs.' J. B. Hesterly for the month- some vaccinated 1 children I«- a ti- ''-t • . — . « —.— * 11 • 7 ,., , .... c ' i •" .»«j,4.p -,""" *?h'"4j iiiuugn mure was no smell 01 ua- ^.efJtqol) of her second-floor door felt was tilted rakishly low over across his stomach and, Dragging uor on his breath as he passed a rush, staggering momentarily &? w n' with polio-^the .governmentI ; : MVs; -Hest though there was no smell of liq. itself became increasingly vague p / a / er . th .? TtI ,.._ , . ' ,. . .. alrnniTrfVi T*o{4A^n*.{*irt ———«:J— —-- 'i-i'StUuV on H carhej^ nieeting. ; Hesterly voiced the opening ' was followed with the Csnlegriiy reiterating confidence in'j stu . a y 9 n "H6w to Pray" that was jections had been given Cutter vac- Duncan who is visiting his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. White. Mr, and Mrs. W. P. Cummings and Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Reeves spent Wednesday in Tcxarkana. •Mrs. Horace Urrey of DeQueen was a Wednesday visitor in Prescott. the vaccine. First Scheele ordered "all yaciuhe from the Cutter Laboratories withdrawn. About; -three' fourths .of the children .stricken^ after getting' iii : In the same way that STERLING on silver signifies a standard of known value, so is this A.B.C, emblem a symbol of FACTS about the circulations of newspapers and periodicals. It is the emblem of membership in the Audit Bureau of Circulations* and is assurance to advertisers that the circulations of member publications are measured, audited and reported in accordance with the rigid standards that have been mutually approved and adopted by advertisers and publishers. Here's why our membership in the A.B.C. is important to our advertisers and ourselves: At regular intervals one of the Bureau's large staff of experienced circulation auditors makes a thorough inspection and audit of our circulation records. The results of this exacting audit show: how much circulation we have; where it goes; how it was obtained; and many other FACTS' that advertisers need as a sound basis for their advertising investments. This audited information is published by the Bureau in easy-to-read A.B.jC. reports which are available to our advertisers on request •The Audit Bureau of Circu- •Nations, of which this newspgper , it q member, is a cooperative, nonprofift anociqtion of 3,575 advertisers, ' advertising 9yencie« and publishers. Or. jgnijed in 1914, A.B C brought order opt of advertising chaos by establishing, A de» finition -for pgid circulation; rule* fund standard* far auditing and rep9r^g th«. circulations of newspapers and periodical*. within .a foot of .Lucy. He' stoodf the center of the room with, his! back to' her as she closed trie)' floor, leaning fofwad- slightly frorri, fhe hips and with his ri.ght 'arrri still pressed stiffly against his stomach. He straightened..when he icard the click' ".of : th'e door latch, : iurned and said .with an effort of iebonair gaiety: "Alone 'at. la'sti liucy dear. Hare you had- a'phone call the last 15 .-minutes" Then his black eyes glazed over and he fell face .forward onto the . Lucy .ran to him and fell'-on ier knees beside his crumpled body. His arm fell away from his body and lay inert,' and-there was a stain of .blood on the blue polo shirt just beneath the bottom ribs on his right ; side. ' Compressing her lips and fighting back panic, Lucy pulled shirt and undershirt up from his waist' band and found a small wound oozing blood in the soft flesh. She sank back pn her heels for a moment, considering what doctor she might reach ' most quickly, and was disconcerted to see his black lashes lift and to hear his voice: "•No doctor, Lucy. Why do you think I made it here I'll be okay. Just let me rest a. little. If I could lie down . . . and if you've got a drink." Sire started to protest, but he placed both palms flat on the floor beside him and lifted himself to a sitting position, his eyes blazing at her with determination arid command. "Put a towel on your bed and let me lie there. I promise not to bleed much. And get me a drink. I just need to rest. Then I'll go on," He groped for. her wrist and pulled himself upright and Lucy let herself be persuaded momentarily, thinking it was best to propitiate him and kee p him quiet, that she would surreptitiously call a doctor as soon as *. was safely in the bedroom, wondering what he had done to be afraid to have a doctor tend him, well White motored to Little Rock case series, parts of which will be Wednesday and were accompanied ln c °l° r ' J V MrMahPn Mrs r T? i h °me by 'Miss Elvice Hudson who Both are hopeful some of their Watktas l has been the S uesls of Mr - and'f« jnmer Productions will be among waiKins. i. _ , , „. . , their most exciting yet. ' Rayel will lead off June 19. for example, with a show entitled "Remember 1938.' "It's the first in what we hops develop into a series called 'Remember, ' he says. "There will be a lot of emphasis on postal- gia but a lot of entertainment. Wo want lo go back and explore all categories of American life in that year, with the benefit of hind sight. '. ' Projected but not yet definite for July 25 is a live, at sea telecast of naval maneuvers off San Francisco. The Liebmnn Saturday and Sun day night spectaculars and the Coe Producer's Showcase Monday night series will resume full color and full »budget in September. pine; . Next Scheele called for a stop to use of any vaccine while his experts checked the five other laboratories making the Salk vaccine; ' - • . Then he gave new clearance to vadcine from two laboratories, while continuing to hold up that from any others. As of today this ban;- still stands without any explanation which could be understood by the general public. Mrs. Crit Stuart, Jr., and sons, Crit and Dan of Hope spent Wednesday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. iN. Daniel. Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Hamilton and Mrs. J. C. Stegar motored to Little Rock Wednesday for the day. Mrs. Lillie 'Camp of Hope has been the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Homer Ward and Mr. Ward. Mrs. O. W. Watkins, Sally'Jo and Prof. Ray Kumar Coubey, 59, of Banaras University, India, says l.i he has 15 separate M. A. degrees John Ed have returned from a:and plans to acquire at least one | visit with relatives in Harrison. . I more. PENNEY Choose from over 300 additional colors, patterns;., fabulous fabrics for slipcovers, drapes, upholstery! • ^, - , (, -.;-•" y .. '^ • With Jack Bristow leaning on her arm and stumbling a little, she led him into the bedroom where he sank onto the edge of the caste single bed and shook his head ' stubbornly when she urged him to stretch out pn the immaculate spread. "Don 1 wanna .cause you trouble," h^ mumbled. "Get .tpwel. Lernme lie down few minutes." She left him and hurried into the bathroom, flew back with a heavy towel which'she spread pu\ behind him. He relaxed on it with a winqe of 'pain and then a deep sigh of relaxation. Closed his eyes but caught her wrist in a hurting grip when' she tried to stand up. Bgads of sweat stood on his forehead and formed tiny rivulets down each temple. "I didi)'t do anything wrong, but I'm in a spot where I can't have a doctor see me. Not until I get a chance to clear things up. You're the only person I know in Miami. You've got to help rfie. Just let me stay a couple of hours and I'll clear out. You didn't answer me about a phone call." "{ haven't had one and you're Shpt," ^she said faintly. (To Pf Continued) *.«• LARGEST SELECTION EVER! J.98,- 498 PRINTS from gracious traditional; to magnificent moderns glimmering with touches of gold It's new, exciting! Now the wide, wonderful variety of a decorator's workshop is yours to choose from. 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But they said' the government somewhat modified its stand during a marathon safety conference .vhich ran from early yesterday Charles S. Griffin, Assistant National Director Scouting, Charles until nearly midnight here last night. j As a result, one company rep resentative said he hopes the fi •nal decision in the matter by U.S. Sur ge on G eneral Leonard A. Scheele will be "more lavora ble" from the point. industry's view First Contract on Dixon-Yates Plant Let MEMPHIS, Tenn. (UP) — The first big contract for construction •tof the $107,0ao,0f/0 Dixon-Yates •steam electric penerating plant was let today to the J. A. Jones Construction Co., of Charlotte, N. C. Ed S. Crockett, project manager for Ebasco services, said that the firm was the successful bidr der of 12 contractors submitting bids. .The first contract amounts to approximately $1,500,000, Crockett will be honor guest at a breakfast at Hotel Barlow May 26, of men interested in scouting, it was announced today by Claude Byrd, chairman of the Piney Woods District. Mr. Griffin, native of Missouri, is a graduate of Iowa State College and took post-graduate work at Western Michigan College. He completed training for professional leaders in scouting at Mendham, N. J. in 1937. He took up his first Scouting job in 1938 as field scout executive in Kalamazoo, Mich., was a scout executive of the Wabash Valley Council at Terre Haute, Ind., and in 1953 joined the national staff of Boy Scouts in his present position. Says Russia Will Bring Up Formosa Issue By JACK BELL WASHINGTON W) —Sen. H. Al exander Smith (R-NJ) forecast to day a .Russian effort at the pros pective top-level Big Four confer ence to. split the United States and Jritain over Formosa. Smith, a member of the Senate said, and includes clearing, grad- Forei gn ; Relations Committee, said , ing, drainage, wood piling, con- i*'ircte foundations, railroad spur, roads and the erection of a con-j struction building at the plant site. , A second contract for concrete piling will be awarded separately in air interview -he believes the Soviets /'will ,-thi-ow. the-: -Formosa matter into the conference to try to split us away from Britain." British Je&ders generally have advocated a, settlement under which the Chinese Nationalist-held in the near future, Crockett' said.' |island °* For mosa would be placed Mississipp i Valley Generating' l ' n . der * United Nations trustee- Co, sponsored by Middle 'South " '" ' , Utilities Inc.. and the Southern company, will build and operate the plant. € J. Frank Hodges, vice president - jf the North Carolina construction firm said that his company will begin work immediately on the initial phase of 'the construction of the huge generating station which will produce 600,000 kilowatts of power under contract with the Atomic Energy Commission Hodges has been in West Mem phis, Ark., at the plant site, in connection with the award, *•> - " ^ ' / 5 Workers in Land Office Are Fired LITTLE ROCK (/P) _ Five veteran employes of the state land of- lice were fired yesterday by Land T-'ommissioner Jimmy Jones less than two hours after the Arkansas Supreme Court had re-affirmed its decision granting the Commissioner's post to Jones. Three of the five are relatives of the late Claude A. Rankin, who died Jan. 2, one day after he was sworn into begin his sixth term as land commissioner. They are his two daughters, Mrs, Betty Harris a/id Mrs. Arnelle Carroll, and his fcother, Ben Rankin. Ben Rankin, charging that he was the victim of the "political ax" promptly announced that he will run for the land commission er's post in the 1956 Democratic primaries. Also discharged were Percy Cato and Thomas McGuire, 'and a sixth employe, Arnold Myers, announced that he would retire on July 1. All of the five discharged workers ,.,eceived two weeks notice. • The land commissioner's job has been a matter of court contention since Rankin's death Former Gov. Francis Cherry named Jones to ship. This ^government has taken no firm position on the eventual status of Formosa, but has a treaty with Chiang Kai-shek pledging to help defend it from any attack by the Chinese Reds. Britain has been cool also toward Chiang's claims to the offshore islands of Que m oy and Malsu. Th'e Eisenhower adminis tration has .declined to say whether it would help to defend them. Except for some shelling of these islands, the situation in the Formosa Strait has been relatively clam in recent weeks, with Pei- ping soft-pedaling her pledges to conquer Formosa. Postal Pay Veto Likely to Be Susfaind By JOE HALL WASHINGTON Ml — The Senate appeared likely today to rebuff lalf a million postal workers and give a victory to President Eisenhower by sustaining his veto of a postal pay raise. The post office workers may still :et a pay boost somewhat smaller han'the one averaging over 8$& per cent which the President /etoed. Present pay scales were ixed in 1951. Should the Senate override the veto, the House would still have to come through with the same two-thirds majority. A Senate vote to sustain the veto would make it unnecessary for the House to act. Three hours of debate were al- loted before the showdown, expected late in the afternoon. Democra ti c leaders expected practically all their 49 members to be on hand and ready to vote to override. One member who has been absent throughout the session recuperating from an operation, Sen. Kennedy (D-Mass), returned to the capital yesterday. However, even if all 49 Democrats voted for the bill, it would be necessary to get 15 of the 47 Republicans to pass it over the President's objections, assuming a full attendance. Republican leaders said they were certain far fewer than 15 GOP senators would desert the President, and they expected to pick up two or three Democratic votes. ; GOP senators, it was learned; were being told they should vote, to sustain the veto/ if they want- Eisenhower to seek ' a second term. HOSTESS — Cherie Bowers, "Miss Helena (Ark.)" and official hostess of the "Miss Arkansas" Pageant ,offers welcoming hand to attend the annual event In Helena June 22-24. The winner of the contest will become "Miss Arkansas of 1955."—NEA Telephoto Burglars hit OliverMills 7 Repair Shop Heavy Storms Hit Area in Arkansas By The Associated Press High winds and heavy rains buffeted a large area of southeast Arkansas yesterday, but forecasts sf severe weather, and possible ornadoes, for other sections of the state expired without reports of storm damage. Three southeast Arkansas ci- ies, Warren, Dermott and Me- 3ehee, reported minor damage rom violent winds. The U. S. Weather Bureau at little Rock late yesterday after- loon issued two severe weather orecasts for west and northwest Arkansas. Both expired at 8 p. m. vithout incident. One of the forecasts, covering a arge area of northwest Arkansas said there was a possibility of tornadoes. The danger area extend ed from 50 miles southeast of Fort Smith to 30 miles west of West Plains, Mo. The other warning, blanketing EXPECTED PRECIPITATION Precipitation during this period will >e above normal from the Ohio Valley to New England. Above normal will also prevail in _ : the Southern Plateau states and-the Southern Plains. EXPECTED TEMPERATURES MUCH -ABOVE NORM At ABOVE NORMAL NEAR NORMAL BELOW NORMAL MUCH BELOW NORMAL Russia Pushes Drive to Make Half y Neutral ROME CUP) — Soviet Russia Intensified its drive to establish a "neutral" Italy by warning today that "grave consequences" may follow if the United States carries out plans to base American .soldiers here. The Soviet Communist party newspaper Pravda fired an editorial broadside a g a i n e t the harassed government of Premier Mario Scelba and Moscow radio beamed it abroad in the growing campaign to "keep the Yanks out" of Italy. There were reports American troops would be shifted to the north of Italy from Austria when four power occupation of that country ends. DfespitR the bitter Communist ipropoaganda ' blasts, the hard- pressed Red-busting prerinier was reported sticking firmly to his position that Italy must continue to march as a North Atlantic Treaty Organization ally of the West. The Communist campaign was an open attempt to extend behind the NATO front lines the "neutrality" Austria accepted In exchange for freedom from military occupation, informed p o 1 i 11 cal quarters said. They linked it with this week's visit to Belgrade by a Soviet delegation and predicted the high Russian leaders would try to lure Marshal Tito into a neutralist buffer zone between Western Europe and the Soviet satellites. It was also linked with Russia's attempts to make German neutrality the price of its unification. Pravda cited "press reports" that Tells of C r 1 to U.S. Work ProbwsHar Aimdje Retail Coffee Prices Decline LITTLE ROCK wi — Retail coffee prices yesterday dropped to their lowest point in five years here, continuing a decline whiclv stared 10 months ago. The steady price drop has been attributed to ' a bumper coffee crop in Latin America and a reptorted jprlce war among producers. Little Rock dealers said yesterday the price of nationally- advertised brands f e 11 f our cents on Fri da y. Retail grocers o ffe red a vacuum packed coffee at 82 to 89 cents a pound and sold coffee in bags as low as 72 cents "a pound. The latest price reduction was the third since the first of the' year here. The prlce- per-pound dropped 12 cents during February, and has declined 3 3 cents over the past 10 months. the American trop shift was being planned and said "there can be no doubt that such a measure' would increase the danger of Italy's involvement in military- adventures fraught with grave consequences." . ..'.-'• .-;! • Communist Truck Dispute Brings Counter Charges LOS ANGELES,' (UP) r- newspapers, here AFL, teamsters and the California Trucking association charged each other today with refusing to negotiate on movement of "essential" goods as paralysis from the, , week-old truck strike spread Wool, .,_> ---- . throughput 11 (We stern states. Army- conbract.^H«r WASHINGTON .« York garment manufa fled today he spent cash payoffs' and glf mcnt employes involved-' contracts • he carried armed forces In^i Leon M. Levy,- • pa: nita Originals,' 1 Inc.' nye rrtony to'tHe Senate Iiiv subcommittee on • the* ' notes he kept in his native^ c language., ^ He' ^n.^'-^*" ountry from Leb'anbn'in,_ Levy said most of ,the, v went to: - • (Maj. Eric Q. hief of the clothing/t he Army Quartermaster Vew York.' , ', - /'. David Pollack, former j|__ he cost price analysis^ sect he Armed SefttfeV'Tj&r* \pparel Pro cUr erne nt' A ASTAPA) in Nftw.^York. ow holds the :«arn«'?poit 'hlladclphia* Qtfafte¥m«stt (Mrs. Mella, vHort, • |'i \STAPA ^contrMt?" in New Tfortu«*"»f'' 1 '' Joseph O, • PorrecJ t InspectorsV'for/r, •orized, pa; " Temperatures during mid-May to mid-June will average below seasonal normals in the northeastern and southwestern sections of , the nation. Above normal expected in Northwest and Gulf States. Hills Repair Shop, 214A South Walnut, was burglarized. an area 50 miles on either side of a line from College Station, Tex., to 50 miles southeast of Fort Smith, forecast severe thunderstorms. At Warren, the high winds felled several trees, tore shingles from some roofs, and ripped a big tent peing used in a religious meeting. The Rev. Earl Brunson, who is conducting the services, estimated the damage to the tent at The thief gained entrance to the $2,500 shop through a rear window somei Radio station KVSA of McGe- 7 or 8 feet off the ground by re-'hee reported that lightning knocked moving the glass which was later it off the air for a short time, and eund propped up out of sight. said that wind and rain caused Eight silver dollars, $4 or $5 in'several hundred dollars in dam pennies and all change in the cash age to the station's record room register, about 6 French harps, % The station studio is located about dogen handle bar stems, and sev- halfway between McGehee and eral skeleton keys were among the,Dermott. BrookwoocTs 6th Graders Stage Program Thirty-Two members of the West Bros. Stores Under New Owners Five West Brothers Department Brookwood Sixth Grade Class pre- Stores ni Arkansas are now being sented the following program to operated by the J. A. West Com- their parents and the Fifth Grade pany. carried the Moscow dispatches on the Pravda attack. Non-Commu* nist newspapers ' front-paged s stp-~ ries of a $50,OdO,000 loan' signed over to Italy yesterday by U. S. Ambassador Clare Bdothe Luce. Moscow turned on the heat as the chamber of deputies met to consider a rightist motion of no confidence in the government of the pro-American premier. Indications were the vote would be postponed un|il lafter important regional elections in Sicily June 5. Government quarters and the Communist opposition in Rome took it for granted the American troops would enter North Italy from Austria; the Communists threatened riotous demonstrations in protest. Native of This Area Succumbs in Nebraska in the school auditorium on Mon-| The local West Brothers Store at day, May 23, at 1:30 p. m. |2nd & Main is now affiliated with Welcome Address - Mary Lou' the new^firm, the J. A. West Com- iV b ^"^ nl Park IPany with new headquarters at 212'* J"" 7™. ' A Mother's Idea of Vacation- W S^£*™°°»£i ^"^''had spent • d . ied ^ay 19 Hospital in a Meanwhile, the Antelope Valley Community hospital in Lancaster, Calif,,, seporjed jt ,wa^ t, dangerously low on essentil. _._ 0 . and equipment necessary for handling emergency cases. A high ranking truck industry spokesman said "we want to haul essential goods, but if we don't have the drivers, we can't push the trucks." Frank Brewster, of Seattle, pre. sldent of the Western conference of teamsters, said "there is'noth- ing stopping those companies not trucks from shipping such essentials as drugs, defense materials and perishable foods. All they have to do is tell, us what is essential and we'll see that such freight is hauled." Brewster added, "I've been sitting and waiting for trucking industry officials to call me and was slated 'to • ^ V •'•'' deal adrntniat me know what is essenti- «*«» Ann Button. Song — Sixth Grade Class (Accompanist — Linda Thrash). ^Recently, J. A. West, Sr., who with his' family, was a part owner of the West 'Brothers Chain, as sumed ownership of five stores in missing items . Trees were uprooted and many The robbery was not discovered television antennaes were knocked until late this morning. down in McGehee and Dermott. the post on Jan. 3. However, after Gov. Orval Faubus took office, ho appointed Rankin's widow to the position. There Is Magic in Manhattan, a City That Renews Itself by Feeding on Young Dreams By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK (K\ magic of Manhattan? | "some magic in Manhattan that -What is the,defies logic." There is a magic in Manhattan, Cynic's have been predicting for the magic of an ever-young town -• f* *-«•*- *>-"13 *•'» j fc.*w ii.ngtl, UJ. an C VU4-JUUll£ WWII some time that the flight to the [ceaselessly growing through 300 duburbs would eventually turn this years of continuous change, heart island of New York City| "The pace here is killing. . . . lnt ° a fihost town on the Hudson Everybody has a dog-eat-dog at- Atty. Gen. T. J. Gentry insti-— the world's largest pigeon roost.' titu.de. ... I couldn't live here, Skit — Trouble Among the-the organization and formed the School Books. new company. The four other stor- Lana Thompson, Billy Walters ;j es are locate d at McGhee, Magno Norma Jean Cannon. Joe Walden;, 113 ' Malvern , and El Dorado. Margaret Lauterbach, Lou Cook; I J> A> West> Sr -' Executive Direc- Mary Alice Mosley. Jackie White; :tor> of the new firrn said th e Carolyn Sue Gilbert, Buddy Put-i transac ti° n became effective, May man; Mary Alice Ritzell, Shirley' 1 ' 1953t Na "' le d 3S buyers for the , Sunciburg, Tommy Griffin. j> A> West Company are E. M. Ri- Class Will — Phillip Giliam singer, formerly manager of the Presentation of Certificates _' Con way, Arkansas West Brothers Mrs. E. R. Brown. Principal. Farewell — Juanita Messer. Ushers—Ruthie Dobbs and Bettie Department Store, and J. A. West. Jr., Their offices will .be located in Jordon. •U J. A. West, Sr., in announcing the ----- j transfer of ownership said there will be on changes in store personnel. Burnie Gallion, who has served with the West Brothers organization for 10 years will continue to manage the Hope store of the J. A. West Company. i About the change. Mr. Gallion „ „.„ . . . . - Jud- said, "The store will continue "w^^L^^f'j, I 10 fo"ow the same good policies of jr., serving their customers with qual- and ity merchandise at the lowest possible prices." Mr. Gallion added: Divorces Granted in Chancery Court Recent cases disposed of in i. , u f C o= UtltlCS th " last 25 years He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lucille Smith, and three step children of Omaha; his mother, Mrs. The industry spokesman, said, however, "we sent a telegram to Brewster. asking that the teamsters meet with us to arrange for the shipment of essential goods, but we never got a reply." The teamsters struck three major firms, but many'other contract trucking firms throughout the west have shut down in sympathy. Wade Sherrard, managing director of the California Trucking association, declared the strike was "actually against the entire industry,, and companies are shut James B. Smith of Hope; three ting down operations so the team- brothers, Fred D. of Hope, Ardis sters can't pick us off one by one, and Theodore of Texas City, Texas; like sitting ducks,' r two sisters. Mrs, C, C. Billings of Hope and Miss Jvy Smith of Inglewood, Calif. Funeral services were held Monday, May 23, at 2:30 p. m, at Cros- by-Farnnon Funeral home in Extended Forecast Tuesday-Sunday — Temperatures will average slightly above ... _ , normal with no important changes, w f M X. A, * D ou P l rry . 2* *i? e Nwnal maximum 83, normal min- First Methodist Church of Omaha ,4mum 62. Precipitation moderate officiating. Internment was in For-,to heavy in scattered mostly aft-, rest Lawn cemetery. lernoon thundershowers. AH Around the Town Labor Republican' __ for action on. bill to increase Mitchell rriatio the -at presence of President 1 at the regular Tuesday meeting of ,the ' " tive chiefs wl« House ^epujb^ told newsmen "after the that Mitchell said "he-is " that Congress?! get about something",, ab.ou.tf fJm,, 'mj wage measure.- " ' The bill s^ll^s both the Senate Various^ other*, measures, most,ft-«Seip _. an increase to m^ve than"! an hour, also are b«' committees, <> Asked b,y a rppor was true ^hfjt "the" bill was-"lockei|''flft';i headed "Mr, tp calling hear said, adding 1 th»t L'«5'*« - -B 3ardcn pa» tx •y Th« tuff Kid'i Continu the it. custody of children: Frances Frant vs Leonard Grant. tuted legal proceedings to deter-jSome people perhaps, rather hoped jnine the legal holder of the of-ithis would happen, fice, and the Supreme Court de-l But what has really happened? " ' ' T ' " ' ~ " ' Wall feeling so cramped and crowded" These are . typical complaints of out-of-town visitors. "What do you really see in cided in Jones' favor. The court No grass is growing in" ,J&sed its decision on the ground^treet yet. In the last 10 years the place?" they ask "Why that Rankin's term began Jan. 1 some 21 million square feet of of-jwouldn't take Manhattan as ' — instead of the date that the,'fice space has been built or is gift." General Assembly convenes, as do planned in the midtown areas, the terms of all other constitution-:Luxurious new apartment build- er all, there isn't something here al officers. Therefore, said the ings are still sprining up like court Cherry had the legal right to dandelions. The U.' N. has lifted a they have missed" name Rankin's successor. towering new home of But as they leave for their home town, they wonder secretly, if, aft- Yesterday, the court rejected a petition by Mrs. Rankin for a rehearing on its decision, and Jones' action against the five nppojnteas glass-enclosed hope for the future. Comment ing on this spectacu lar postward growth, a real estate dealer the other day said, rather , late pommissioncr followed, wonderingly, there seems to be There is. They have missed the whole thing — the magic in Manhattan. They have missed the glamor and excitement and power and CpnUn,u,ec| on Pag* Six minor children; "We will making every Additional suggestions for the improvement of the City of Hope, . , as submitted in a recent Chamber Arkansas Telephone Pioneers of Commerce-sponsored clinic, in- held their annual state assembly'at elude business and property own- Hot Springs last week with some ers cooperation . , . improved mar- gQO attending from all over the ket for farm products . . . develop state,. . . attending from Hope was nnm miin it** rvt'if)** 4 i**i r4 A afr K/\»vi/» /*vt~_ Y*» i . * community . trade at home | customers by learning new and bet- methods." I railway crossing 'facilities for adults custody of minor children; Williphine Perry vs Earnest Perry, divorce granted plaintiff and custody of minor children, HIS REASON EPSOM, England (UP) —Judge Tudor Rees refused yesterday to convict four men arrested for shoting craps just outside Epsom Downs race track. The gambling law is "most cha otic," he said, when it prohibits a small game of chance outside the ;raek and allows racing fans . to set thousands of pound? inside, , FATALLY INJURED ELLIOTT, (UP) —W. L. Johnson 32-year-old used car salesman, was fatally injured yesterday in a throe car wreck near here in which two women were seriously injured. Johnson's car collided with another approaching car which pulling a third vehicle along recreational safety pro- pbera Podspjj, Sunray Oil Company's annual employe-family picnic will be held. Dick and Bett polis, Minn, vices each ev to best. A cord.ia gram, Christmas lights and tree at Hope's Fa,ir,Parfc on Thursday . . . open alleys in the rear of T . . several ' hundred, including homes . , . institute zoning and company officials wllji attend. planning interest local in- re- vestors in new industries gulate livestock running at large Mike Kelly and. Mrs- Vlrgjnin . Hosmer of Ladies S 7- , " T .T 1 ""^.",^*^ **T ^**v»«v in city . . . improved parking , . ,!are attending the move hatchery promote tree Highway 7, a half-mile south here. planting program , . . remove unsightly building . . . a new auditor- and a modern and up to EacJiibitors pf PaWas, c|a}ty Shop, al Fashion market; fall market pf jind alsq in Dallas for the Mrs. Lillian Reynolds and Miss Barbara Keller, both of Camden, were admitted to a Camden hos pital with serious injuries. Johnson is survived by his wife and three children. pf eating .place . , . pther sugges- Shoppe. tions on the list wiU be published os are e| r |be LJTTL. tomorrow, Today noon marks ttie end of the school year for students }n «opf system , , , they return *9I' theft report? '~ "™~— J ~ * ' " " p| fihrjgj, , .

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