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MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 1951 Fulbright Declines Chance to Probe Boyle-RFC Issue BLYTHEVTLI.E. fAKK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE ma WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 <fl>) — Senator Fullbright (D-Ark) had a chance last week to take out after Ae Truman administration lor the it treated his Investigation of the Reconstruction proation. Finance Cor- He could have grabbed the ball out of the accusations that Democratic National chairman William Boyle was involved in an RFC loan to a 8t. Louis firm and demanded • that his own RFC subcommittee make an Investigation. Fullbright, however, did just the opposite—he suggested'that if an investigation is In order it more properly should be made by another committee. It will be recalled that during the Fulbrigh* committee's investigation into the HFC—which resulted in some fundamental administrative changes in line with his suggestions —President Truman once termed the inquiry "asinine." Fullbrlgttt Pressed Probe Unruffled, Fulbright pressed home the investigation, made his point that there are laxity and immorality in government operations got the RFC board replaced by a Fulbright, In a brief statement o the Senate making ills position clear, made no references whatsoever to any personal feelings which mijht be involved. He merely said that If the Senate Banking Committee wished his subcommittee to Investigate, he would do so but that he felt the proper group to conduct any investigation is the Hoey subcommittee of the House Expenditures Committee. No Funds Available Fulbright pointed out his subcommittee staff has been dismissed and that it has no funds available. further, he told the Senate: "Since the legislative proposals now before the Congress Include provisions aimed at the correction of faults exactly like tViose which may be present In the Lithofold (St. Louis) case, 1 do not see how the investigation of this matter could possibly have any bearing on further RFC legislation at this time. "If the facts developed by Congressional investigation should bear out newspaper accounts of l>i? matter, the evidence would be Arkansas News Briefs— Traffic Accidents Take Seven Lives During Week in State By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Arkansas' violent fatality toll for last week reached 23. Traffic accidents took the most lives—seven. Five drownings were recorded. An 86-year-old Little Rocfc woman, Mrs. Nancy Pounds, died in a Morrillon hospital Saturday, she was injured in a three-car and truck collision near Morrilton Wednesday. Seven other persons were hurt In the accident. Columbus Thornton, a Negro prisoner In the Little Rock city Jail, died Saturday, the state's fifth victim of prostration this year. A 34-year-old Texarkana, Ark., plumber drowned In Lake Narrows near Murfreesboro when Ms small fishing craft overturned. He was Clyde McWllliams. A companion, c. Fcnison,' also of Texarkana, was rescued. Charles M. Davis, 52-year-old Jackson County rice and cotton farmer, was found dead at his home nenr Newport Saturday. Corpner Ottie Dillinger snid Davis died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds. Air Fore* Officer Plant Trip Hen to Interview Applicants for Cadets An Air Force officer will be In the Dlythevllle City Hall Thursday to interview applicants for aviation cadet training as pilots or navigators and applicants for Army officer candidate school. S.Sgt. Arthur Balm, recruiting officer here, said this morning, An applicant for pilot or navigator training must have a minimum of 60 semester hours college credits and an applicant for Army officer training must be a high school graduale. Sgt. Bahn said. The officer, 1st Lt. Harold M. Raines, will be at the city hall here from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Planes Collide; 1 Loses Wheel Other Loses Engine, One Hurt HARRISON, N.Y., Aug. 6 M>JA Marine Corps airplane and a private craft collided above an airport yesterday, causing one plane to lose its engine, the other a wheel. The pilots made skillful crash landings with injury to only one of five persons involved. One of the Marine craft's propellers struck (lie nose of the private ship, a Cessna, and ripped its engine out. The engine plunged more than 1,000 feet to the earth. Coal Mining Resumed in Johnson County CLARKSVILLB—Coal mining In Johnson County has been resumed on a limited scale. Mining operations were shut down last spring. The smokeless coal company resumed work July 23. other mines have begun small operations. There are reports that mining .operations will be somewhat smaller —..„ „ ... „,„. " lan '" I ): > st > lc ars. The big reason is that the coal produced in this area newspaper accounts of Hi!; is for domestic use, while homes have abandoned coal for other types of campment training which today in Camp Polk, La. single administrator, and then re- merely cumulative, in support of , tired from the field. Now the Boyle thing has come along. , the subcommittee's previous hearings and report on the RFC." (See related story on Page 3) Man Killed in 'Rubber Barrel' ^Trying to Go Over Niagara Falls U.-of A. Student Back in State Due to Polio LITTLE ROCK, Aug. 6 (/P/—A University of Arkansas student who contracted polio In Mexico City is back in his home state and hopes to resume his geological studies at Fayetteville. this fall. John Suttle, 21, of Fayetteville, went to Mexico to combine his summer vacation with some extra education. But three days after he began studying at National University he was hospitalized with polio, of which there was a severe out. break In Mexico City. His case was diagnosed as mild. ! He had partial paralysis of his right • shoulder and left foot. ^tter 24 days In American-Brit- llsh Hospital at Mexico'City, young 6uttle was flown to little Rock and now is convalescing at St. Vincent's Infirmaryl. ( Although he will have to take Special exercises for about a year. .Buttle expects to go to his Fayetteville home In about three weeks and to go back to school in September. Social Security Agent To Be Here Aug. 75 A Social Security field representative will be at the State Employment Service- Office here Aug. 15 to confer with those who have Social Security problems, It was announced this morning. Persons who nave reached 65 years of age and are no longer employed may be entitled to monthly insurance payments under the Social Security Act's old age and survivors insurance plan. Self-employed persons were reminded by D. S. Collins, manager of the Jonesboro district office, that : coverage under the new Social Security law is mandatory and not voluntary. Self-employed men and women will have to pay the social security tax at the time they pay ..their income tax, he said. , ^S TS fuel. Negro 4-H Members to Attend Camp PINE BLUFF— Some 650 Negro 4-H Club members are expected to attend the annual state camp of the organization at Arkansas A. M. & N. college here Aug. 15-17. NIAGARA PALLS, Ont.. Aug « 'AP)-William "Red" Hill pressed iis luck too far and lost his life trying to go over Niagara Falls In home-made rubber "barrel." But already his younger brother, Lloyd, is preparing to try the samel lare-devll feat—in a steel barrel.' .loyd said last night he'd probably make his attempt next Sunday. The 38-year-old "Red" had teas- id fate for years on the treacherous rapids of the Niagara River. His ambition WHS to become the fourth person to go over the falls and live. 200,000 Watch But yesterday, with 200.000 spectators lining the river banks, his rubber barrel failed him and he was swept to death over the 165- foot Canadian Horseshoe Falls. He was the third person to die in the attempt. Hill's Body Found Searchers found Hill's body this morning In the lower river basin, at the maid of the mist company's Canadian dock. Hope had been abandoned yesterday, when Hill's shoes were found In the innertube barrel. Hill's barrel was made out of 14 old Innertubes, Inflated and bound together with cotton canvas and heavy fish netting. It was shaped like a jelly roll, closed at both ends, with an air mattress inside to help him breathe. Home Demonstration Club Meet Planned FAYETTEVILLE—The 23rd annual meeting of the Arkansas Council of Home Demonstration Clubs will be held here Sept. 4-7. Improvement of rural communities in Arkansas will be the prime discussion topic for the 500 delegates expected to attend. Company 'M' Begins Camp Blylheville's Company 'M 1 of the National Guard joins with other units of the 39th (Louisiana-Arkansas) Division for summer en- begins Most of today will be silent getting set for the strenuous training to follow. Things will start rolling tomorrow when the infantrymen will get a look at how air supper* works with the foot soldier. A squadron oi je-. piflnes will use high explosive and napalm bombs, rockets and strafing tactics in a 40-mlnute demonstration, an Associated Press dispatch said today. HelpingHandBoomerangs YORKTON. Snsk. (AP)-^Norman Roebuck helped a neighbor spray weed-killer on his field. When lie returned home fumes from his clothing killed most at the prize plants in his house. Great Britain has had only tw* Labor prime ministers: Rams»r MacDonald and Clement Attler Holding a glide for three-fourth!! of a mile, the private plane skimmed Into a wooded area. The Marine plane landed on one wheel on the airport runway. Neither craft caught fire. Harry Kean, 32. of Garden City, N.Y., an instructor in the private plane, was taken to a White Plains. N.Y., hospital with head and neck Injuries. The olhcd four persons were reported only shaken up. Investigation of Memphis Sex Club Expected; Grand Jury to Hear Case MEMPHIS. Term.. Aug. 6 M 1 )—An extensive investigation into charges that a "non-vligins sex club" was operating among some girls at a Memphis high school is expected to be made by the Shelby County grand jury. District Attorney General John Helskell said he would offer the matter to the jurors tomorrow at tlie request of the Memphis Board of Education. As Heiskell announced plans for the probe, a Sunday School Superintendent, J. E. Branson, said he j was sure the "sex club" charge, made by an Eighth Grade history teacher, resulted from a "poor joke." Branson said he Investigated a report about the "club" near the end of the school term and found that "the prank was Inspired by a newspaper report of a 'sex club.' " "I wouldn't brush off the Treadwell (high school! matter," he added, "except that I know absolutely that it was a joke." The grand jury investigation was requested after Mrs. Maurine D. Hayslip, the teacher, charged last Thursday that she was told by some [iris at the school that the alleged :lub existed. 'The girls told me that a member lad to be with 13 boys to get into he club, and had to be with a boy once a week to stay In good stand- 'ng," Mrs. Hayslip said. The Treadweitsprmcipal and officials of the school's Parent-Teacher Association all Insist there Is nothing to the report Fulbright to Present Old Letters WASHINGON-Senator Fulbright (D-Ark) will present two letters penned by Arkansas' first two United States senators to the Arkansas Territorial Capitol Restoration. The letters, written by Ambrose H Scvier and Williams S. Fulton, will be displayed in the territorial canltol at Little Rock. England Doctor Dies in Little Rock LITTLE ROCK-Dr. D. L. Hutchinson, who had practiced medicine at England, Ark., for 22 years, died in a hospital here yesterday. He was Holiday to Mark West Germany's Founding BONN -(, The birth ot the West German Republic will be a national holiday in the future. The West German Government decided to declare Sept. 12, the day the first federal president was elected in 1949. as a holiday. Under the Nazis the Germans had to observe January 30 as a national holiday to commemorate assumption of power In Hitler's 1933. Four-fifths of the water consumed in the United States cornea from streams and lakes, with wells providing the remainder. 82. Dr. Hutchinson was born in Evening shade. He began his practice In Sherrill, Ark. Survivors include his widow; three sons, a daughter, three brothers and four sisters. U.S. Periodicals Burned PENANG, Malaya—(A"y T -Fire in a Chinese school burned three cases of American magazines and other literature from the United states Information Service. It was believed oil had been poured on the cases and then ignited. INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids for the construction of n addition to the gymnasium will be received by the Board of Education, Consolidated School District No. 5 C, Pemiscot County, at the High School Building located In Cooler, Missouri, until 8:00 p.m. CST. on the 15th day. of August. 1951, where they will be'publicly opened and read. The Contract Documents may be examined at the office of Pleai E. Hyatt. Architect. 219 South Main Street, Kennett, Missouri. Copies of same may be had by depositing the sum of $25.00 at the above address. This sum will be refunded upon return of the documents in good condition within 7 days after receipt of bids. Bids shall be accompanied by a Bid Bond, Cashier's or Certified Check. In the amount of $500.00, to insure the Bidder's furnishing acceptable performance and surety bonds in case he is awarded the Contract. No bidder shall withdraw his bid for at least 30 days after the opening date. Separate bids shall be required on plumbing and electric work. The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive irregularities. Board of Education • Consolidated School District No. 5 C. Cooler, Missouri • 8|3-4-6-7-8-9 Read Courier News Classified Ads Can fern and DOME LIDS Now Going On! Hubbard & Son s August Clearance FURNITURE PRICES SLASHED 50%! Read The Original Price Tag Read The Clearance Price See How Much You Save! Hubbard & Son Furniture Phone 4409 Blytheville SPECIAL! RITZ THEATRE . Manila, Ark. Last Times Today "Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell" Clifton Webb Monday & Tuesday "TARZAN'S PERIL" Lex Barker Warner News & Shorts Case Is Dismissed VANCOUVER CAP) — Because she walked in uninvited, a woman lost ? claim for damages against a Vancouver garage for injuries suffered when she slipped and fell Into -eafe pit. Air Conditioned By Refrigeration NEW "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Ph. 58 Last Times Today "MA & PA KETTLE BACK ON THE FARM" Marjorie Main Percy Kilbride Wednesday & Thursday 'BLACK ANGEL' Dan Duryea Peter Lorre • News & Shorts • Tuesday Operation X Edward G. Robinson Wednesday & Thursday "AS YOUNG AS YOU FEEL" Monty Wooley Thelma Hitler CUBIC FEET OF SAFE COLD CLEAR TO THE FLOOR DUIONfD TO II DffFIRENT— TO fHVI TOU urn* Bigger on the inside, smaller on the outside. NIW FIATUMS A full length ^y 1 cu. ft. refrigerator that gives you aaf« cold top to base, and front to back, because Coolerator haa taken the mechanism out of the cabinet, flattened it out, and put it on the back where it belongs. Completely new! See it now! ACT NOW! Weekly Payments As Low As '2.19 MOORE'S 306 East Main After Small Down Payment FURNITURE COMPANY Phone 2660 OUR NEW NAME! COTTON BOLL l'/ 2 Miles North of Blytheville on Highway 61 UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT Formerly the Skyline Starting Time 7:45 LAST TIMES TONITE Mark iicimund O'Brien 'Belween Midnight & Dawn' Plus 2 Cartoons TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY Plus 2 Cartoons Pony Rides Children Free Guest Movie Ticket Days Your opportunity to take a guest for the price of one! Ask local merchants for your free guest tickets! NO MOSQUITO WORRIES Playgrounds for the Kiddies Kids Under >2 FREE with Parents Show Starts 7:15 p.m. -. 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