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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THB DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OT NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLTIH—NO. 223 filytheviile DaUy Blytheville Herald KiMUsippi Valley Leader BJythevllle Courier BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1952 FOURTEEN PAGES' SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS $125,000 Air Base -•*,>•' Bond Issue Okayed By 885 to 406 Vote About one-fifth of the qualified voters of Blythevilte yesterday ap- *'• proved a $125,000 bond Issue to finance aquisition of land required by the Air Force In order to reactivate the air base here. The vote: 885 lor, 40« against. Navy Begins 2nd Atomic-Powered Aircraft Carrier Kimboll Expresses Hope for 'One a Year' Construction Rate This means that those business and professional men who contrib- NATO Chooses Mountbatien to Command Fleet British Admiral To Command All But U. S. Naval Forces PARIS CB — British Adm. Ear] Mountbatten has been named com mander in chief of all but the Amer lean part of NATO's naval forces to. the Mediterranean, with main tenance of sea and.air cominunlca tlons between Gibraltar and Suez «s his No, 1 assignment, ji The powerful Naples-based u. 3 gixth Fleet, Including heavy car riers and amphibious forces, re- \ mains independent as an allied striking force under Adm. Robert B Carney for support of land operations in Southern Europe. Both Mouhtbatten and Carney will report directly to Gen. Matthew B. . Ridgeway, supreme a 1 lied commander. Ritlgway notified the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's council of foreign ministers through a spokesman today . that the British chiefs of staff had.appointed Mount- batten. The general said he was "delighted to concur." Capped T.ong Wrangle The appointment and a compromise between British and American military leaders that prece. J;d it capped ;a long wrangle between the two service as to whether an American or a Briton should hold the top job in the Mediterranean As it. turns but,. neither docs Mounfbatten's status' 1 will be equa •with that of Carney, who hea'ds the Southern European command under Ridgway- Military leaders of the 14 NATO . nations agreed last week on a com. promise by which a Briton wouU take over this command and the powerful U. S. Sixth Fleet, based at Naples under Adm. Robert B .Carney, would be concerned pri 1 inarily with supporting NATO' land forces. Official British sources here sail Prime Minister Churchill was ex pec ted io announce Mount batten' appointment in the House of Com mans in London this afternoon. During their session today for eign ministers of the U allies meet Ing as the North Atlantic Treat Council also were-to review globa strategy, including the fighting i Korea, Indochina and Malaya troubles In tne Middle East, difficulties in Europe, where th Allies are struggling to pay for barricades they 'are building against possible Communist aggression. ited to the air base fund drive con ducted last month by the Cham- icr of Commerce will get their money back. Over $90,000 had been collected because the Airj Force wanted the money placed 1 by Dec. l. Of Ihe total, $100,000 is .the imount which might be needed to >urchate an added 190 acres near :he northwest corner of the present base area. If the amount actually needed Is less, bonds for only that amount will be Issued, city officials have said. Negotiations conducted for the past several weeks with owners of this land unofficially are reported stalemated, leaving condemnation proceedings as the alternative method of acquiring the acreage. The other $25,000 will be used to refund outstanding Blytheville Hospital bonds. By refunding these bonds, 1.8 mills will be freed to be used to retire the full $125,000. (The city's statutory five-mill debt service limit Is fully committed at present.) A tax reduction of 3.5 mills scheduled to BO Into effect Jan. 1 HIS will be cut to 1.7 mills. 1,291 Votes Cast Although the 1,291 ballots cast esterday represents only about 20 er cent of the qualified voters in Blytheville, the vote was not con- [dered unusually light for a 'spe- lal election here. Even fewer bal- ot.s—1,25'1—were cast In the water oinpaiiy ' purchase election this ummer. Considerable opposition to the NEW YORK Lft—The Navy officially marked the beginning today of its second 60,000 ton car- rler»-accompanyin<* It with the hope Conrgcss will permit build- Ing of still others, powered by atomic engines. Secretary of Ih'e Navy Kimball expressed that hope in an address prepared for the ceremonial keel jond issue was reported but failed o show up in the voting white proponents of the issue were more ac- ive. Contributors to the base fund drive will be repaid when the bonds arc sold. Date for the sale of the issue is expected to be set soon: The laying of the big flattop Saratoga, a sister ship of the USS Forrestal which has been building since last July. "We need lo build at least one a year until we have a tolal of 10," Kimball said in the " ceremony iit the Navy Brooklyn yard, where Ihe keel plate of the Saratoga awaited his signature to signal formal start of work on Ihe ship. Kimball earlier had begun an Intensive campaign of speeches and testimony before congressional committees for a 10-shtp flee't ol the ships. 'The Navy argues the flush-deck ships, with heavy fligbJ decks and elevators, are needec urgely to handle, launch and cover the long range, swift and multi-ton jet fighters nnd bombers already coming- into operation ant others in the design stage. The Saratoga will be much liki her sister ship Forrestal m every thing except speed: Overall length 1,040 feet; 252 foo width; displacement (presumabl; without full fuel and plane load illghtly under GO.OOO tons; plam capacity of more than 100 aircraft depending upon Ihe types used a any one time. But boilers with higher steal pressure probably will make Sara toga filter than the prototype Fot restal. Atomic-powered carriers \voul use engines being developed fro; tests wtih two nuclear-powered sub marines, now being built. Such power pi a nt would hit ve vnriou city has^contracted with the Little Rock bond firm of T. J. Raney and Sons to handle sale of. the issue -'/.Che bond issue^was defeited in only one ward. Fourth Ward \oters rejected it a^ to. 40; . Actuatlj tvrt> Ee y t5y>f re turns' resulted .as the $100, COO and .$?*,000 issues were voted on separately. This apparently confused some voters who approved one while rejecting the other and thus made their vote pointless. Both had to be approved to moke the bond issue possible, - • Here is the vote by wards — $35,000 Issue 5100,000 Issue Ward For Against For .Against I' 2 3 4 Totals 350 348 170 40 90S HI g9 88 54 382 345 335 1G4 40 885 146 113 96 54 4"QG Ike. New Zealand Minister Confer on Pacific Defense CiUNS NOT ENOUGH IN KOREA — A painting depleting Christ, The Prince of Peace, consoling a battle-weary Marine, provides nn appropriate background in this Korean tent where Lt. Karl Ernst leads some First Division-leathernecks in prayer. The painting was executed by one of the Marines In the outfit. Lt. Enist, R Protestant Navy chaplain, Is from McLean Texas. (AP Wirephoio} US Gets Tough on POW Issue- No Compromise UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. (AP) — The United States says flat It won't compromise on the Korean prisoner. Issue and It sees no us pushing any more peace plans through the United Nations unless the Communists agree that POWs won't be forced to go home. UN Soldiers Tell jrim Story oi BloodyPOWRiot Guards Relate How Chanting Prisoners Defied Warning Shots PONG AM ISLAND, South Korea, 'ft—American soldiers today (old In vivid detail how U. S. mid South Korean guards shot to death 84 Communist prisoners of war in quelling an attempted muss breakout by 4,500 (aimtleal Reds Sunday. A grim force of 300 guards conquered the mutinous thousands in 55 frenzied minutes with machine gnus, rifles, carbines nnd. bayonets. Two Americans and three South Koreans as well as 118 prisoners were Injured. The captives, locked arm-in-arm nnd fanatically roaring the choruses of Communist songs, Ignored volley nfler voUcy of close-range fire. They lifted their dead and wounded as they fell, After the battle, the guards had to loosen the locked arms of ninny f the prisoners before they could rag them from the stockade. The once - defiant Reds were Alliance Future Discussed At New York Conference NEW YORK (AP) — Questions relating to the pacific defense allitince, in which the United States is a partner, came before President-Elect Dwight D. Eisenhower todajr when lie met with the Prime Minister of Nbw Zealand, Sidney Holland. Holland tins been In London for premature to discuss publicly el- advantages, Including higher speed a 1 mos t unl united c i tils! ng r: and a-huge saving in sir c n The NfUi estimates IVe Sarato ga s cost ol £109 700 000 about eight rmlliors yurier that of the rorjeslal A . 4 . *-— -f Inside Today's Courier News . . . Chicks play aiemjihis Tech here loiiigtit. . . Paps lose llirill- er to Humes. . . Sports . . . I'age 10. . . . . . Markets . . . Page 5. . . . . . Society . . . Fage 4. . . Me Waters Heads BiyihevilSeT Mrs. Glenn Ladd, Ro!and Bishop Also Are F,e-Elected C. Ij. McWetfcrs wss re-elected president of. Blytheville's YMCA 'estcrda'y. when 'the Y.'F board met !or (to; 1 T.i-P 1 Ladd and Bishop Service Station Robbed of $23 Burglars entered the LenU Auto Parts and Service Station on Highway 18 west last night and escaped with $28 in cash, police reported" today. The robbery was discovered about i 6 o'clock this morning when the staff tion opened. Entry was made through the men's rest room, where a window was broken out, officers reported. Investigating the burglary are City Officers J. R. Gunter and Herman Lane and Deputy Sheriff Charlie Short. Weather Ten Traffic Cases on City Court Docket Ten cases of traffic violations •ere on the docket in Municipal 'ourt today, including four charges f driving while intoxicated. Bonds were forfeited on all four Irunk driving charges. Jasper Orr orreitcd bond of $121.75, and Jack ohnson. Willie D. Hunt and Clnr- nce Gordon forfeited bonds of 111.25 each. In a ca.se continued from Nov. 24, O. L. Allison, charged with operat- ng a taxi without proper .license, orfeiled bond of $20.25. fn three cases of operating a ve- ilcle without a drivers license, $10 "bonds were forfeited by Excll \Vil- lams and Duane Branscum, and Billy Harrow's case, which also included charges'of operating a vehicle without R state license, was continued to Feb. 2. B. W. Whittaker, charged with overloading, forfeited bond of $45.25. and John L. Clark forfeited bond of SIO on R speeding charge. Arkansas' Forecast — Pair and a little warmer this afternoon, tonighi LITTLE WARMER and Wednesday. Lowest tonight 28 to 32. Missouri Forecast — Fair an warmer tonight; Wednesday gen erally fair, warmer south portion low "tonight 30s northwest to 3 southeast; high Wednesday 45-5 northwest to near 60 southeast. Minimum this morning—21. Maximum yesterday—42. Sunset today—4:51. Sunrise tomorrow—7:00. Precipitation 48 hours to 7 a.m —none. t Total precipitation since January 9 1-4437. Mean temperature (midway 'between high and low)—34.5. Normal mean temperature for December—419. This Dale Last Vcnr Minimum this morning—10. Mnxlimini yesterday—29. Pi-ivivrf-iion January i to this date—56.50. Toasirn asters To Get Charter Presentation Set , For Thursday Night Blytheville's Toastmasters Club will receive its charter Thur&dai night at 7:15 when the club wil hold its charter presentation party at the Rustic Inn. Fred J. Payne, president of the Memphis Toastmasters of Memphis, will make the presentation to Fred Sandefur, president of th Blytheville club, j The vice president nnd secretary I of the Memphis club as well as n deputy governor are to be on hand for the event. Organized about ten months ago, the Blytheville Toastmasters Club now has nearly 30 members, 26 of which are charter members, They will be on hand with Ihelr wive. 1 ; and guests st Thursday night's party. Other officers include Paul ughes vice president; Ernest McKenzie, secretary; Kenneth Richardson, treasurer; and Billy Hyde, sergeant-at-arms. :o na 15 CrteP*" secretary,' Roland treasurer. William K. Wy att 'was named vice president. New members o! the board of directors, who were name A to three-year terms, include Ray Hall, Jack Owen, A. S- Harrlson, J. W. Adams, C. M. C. I/. McWalcrs smart. Mr. Bishop also was re-elected to the board. Presidential directors, nominated by the president and elected by the board, Include Gilbert Smythe and Harvey Morris. Both will serve one-year terms. Retiring board members are Cecil Lowe, Harold Sndbury, fr\ W. Nelson, Elbert Huffman and Jim- mle Sanders. In other action, the board named V Secretary J. P. GarrotL to hree-year term to the Southwest .rca Council of the YMCA anc oted to employ Miss *Margarei Vright as girls 1 work secretary. Miss Wright Is to begin he: luties Jan. L Masonic Event Set The annual Christmas party for Masons, members of the Eastern Star and their guests Is to be held at the masonic Temple tomorrow night. Yesterday, It was erroneously reported that the party would be open to the public. Wade Wants ALC To Reconsider Barnhill Firing Last Council Meet Of Year Tonight The last regular City Council meeting of [he year will be held at 8 o'clock tonight in the Municipal Courtroom in City Hall. The meeting wns postponed from the regular meeting dnte last Tuesday because of the city's annua Christmas parade. Nominations Sought for City's Outstanding Young Man of '52 Nominations from which Blytheville's Young Man of 1952 will be selected are now being accepted. Charles R. Moore, chairman of the annual Junior Chnmber of Commerce event, announced today . tliat only t*o weeks remain In | which lo .submit nominations. Nominees must be between 'he ages of 21 and 35, inclusive, but do not have to be member! of the Jaycees, he said. Nominations should contain a record of the nominee's 1952 activities In civic Institutions and church. They m:iy be mailed to Mr. Mc^re at 11U West Ash or may The Slate Department took mis determined stand last night In a stiffly worded communique. It also accused the Chinese Reds of rejecting pence in Kyrea when they turned down ' the General Assembly's plan for breaking the prisoner deadlock that is holding up an armistice. Prance nnd Britain also expressed deep regret that the Communists had closed the .door the U. N. peace proposals. , A French spokesman termed Peipmg's rejection "entirely negative nnd, for the Lime being any way, destructive of hope." The French U, N...delegation said Rec China's demands Uhat all pnson returned uhethei they \vani 7 _ on the U N lo" accept h u in a n 11 a r 1V' ankruptcy Britain's spokesman said thp ed rejection "raises'serious prob ems which wil require carcfu onslderation by her majesty's overnment." Rejection Note U. N. delegates were busy study ng the 3,000-word rejection note ent yesterday by Red China 'oreign Minister Chou En-la i i Assembly President Lester B Pearson of Canada. H laid dow Soviet proposals which the GO erms for a settlement, idcntica nation organization overwhelming y rejected. The Peiping reply called the U. N. plan, written by India's V.K. Krishna Mcnon, ."illegal" and "unreasonable" nnd demanded that rle Assembly rescind II and order ,ne U. S. to reopen truce negotia- ,ions. Pearson worked today on a report to the General Assembly on Jie Communist, rejection and delegates wondered "What next?" They had in mind U. S. President-elect Elsenhower's statement after his recent trip lo Korea thai "we must go ahead and do things that induce the others to want peace also." The "no compromise" stand tak- i by the U. S. appeared to put off any further action In the U. N. until after the new U. H. administration and its new delegation leaders In the U. N. are installed Reaffirm Determination Both the British and American governments reaffirmed determination to continue to discharge their responslblltiles In Korea. owed com pi e,t ely by 1:25 p. m. unday. Newsmen today toured Ihe island nd entered the compound where nost of the captives died. Guards ' matte the prisoners, nnny of them limping 1 and wearing umdtiges, file into another stock- ide before the correspondents en- ered. Lt. Col. George P. Miller, Colimbus, Ohio, boss of' the Island's 9,200 North Korean captives, said ie regretted the deaths but added sl&rnly; 'They brought It on themselves. They tested our strength, nnd lost." He said the tension which was mounting on the Island before Sunday's outbreak was vanished conference on the alliance with Prime Minister Winston ChurchiH. It Is composed now of three nations, the United Slates, Australia nnd New Zen kind. However, observers saw Indications—-In a com- munique Issued by the British Foreign Office yesterday—that Britain may be Included In the arrangement. It has been called "the NATO of the Pacific." The New Zealand Prime Minister Is on Eisenhower's appointment list for this afternoon. Leslie K. Mumo, New Zealand ambassador to this country, is scheduled to accompany him. When the appointment was announced, newsmen asked Jainek C. Hagerty, Eisenhower's press secretnry, wheth er (he defense alliance would be discussed, "That's one of the things they are going to talk about/' Hagerty replied. Eiesnhower spent a long day al his New York headquarters yesterday. He appeared to be In lop physical condition .smiling and full'oi vim when he cnmc out of the etc vator and started toward his of 'ices. He said he was "feeling "ine." During* the dny, he sow John J McCloy, former American hig! commissioner in Germany, togcth with John Foster Dulles, hi designate to he secretary of state McCloy said later they talke about '.'the steps that might b taken In relation to European un Hy, a subject we have allv bee engaged in and Interested in for number of years." Earlier, the President-elect ha n conference with Harold E. Slas sen,, whom he 1ms designated I Pongam is a'dmnuell shaped is land neai Koje Island, ~stene of [lie'first POW riots "last February, Both Islands are off the south er.st coast of Korea, Miller said "Had I not taken the action, I would have had one-half the prisoners loose on the. Island and wo would have lost many more lives. The barbed wire cannot hold determined prisoners." Miller said he was tipped on the planned outbreak, largely by two notes scribbled by prisoners. One note was left at a gate and picked up "by a guard. The other wns seized from a prisoner as he tried to dcstrny the paper outlining the escape plan. The first, addressed to Miller and left near u gate where H was found by a guard, warned of an In- Sce RIOT on Vage 5 head the Mutual Security, Admin ^Islraiton, which .handles thp. flo *of aid to Europe. StossQiV'fieulIne to disclose details. He said.*It wa er the future policies of the MSA r the amounts of money likely to earmarked for any given pur- ose. • • Later In the day, Elsenhower aw Sinclair Weeks of Boston, who his choice for secretary of com- icrco. Hagerly reported they dis- •issed some top appointments in ic department, adding they would ot be announced Immediately. Kvic Johns Ion, head ol the -Mo- ion Picture Association of Atner:a, the producers group, called n Elsenhower late in the day. ohnston answered "No comment" nil questions by newsmen, ex- cpt to say that wage and price onlrols hnd not been discussed. In the conference today with 'rime Minister Holland, the de- ails of the London talks about the iefense alliance may be placed, lefore Elsenhower. The background of the situation is this: Anaus—Australia, New .Zealand, United States — originally was brmed as a barrier against any resurgence of Japanese mlU- arlsm, Neither Britain r nor any Far Eastern nation, came into the alliance, although the British several times suggested they should t Included. Churchill .particularly, has been represented ns extremely anxious that-Britain become a'partner^ A report from -London suld yest'er- dny lie wants to meet Elsenhower to discuss the situation soon after the general's inauguration Jan. 20. Following the Commonwealth Economic Conference recently, Churchill met with the heads of the Australian and New Zealand governments. A brief com- munique issued yesterday said said the three "reached complete understanding with regard to cer^ t> i n 7, fundamental^ proposition* subject of lfa*tr *!!>*, th*^ United States " ALC Okays Completion Of Prison Construction • LI'ITLE ROCK CAP) — The Arkansas .Legislative Council today recommended that construction program at the Arkansas Penitentiary LITTLE ROCK MV- Rep, Cliftor Wade of Washington County sal :oday he believed it was htghl oossi bl e that the A rk a nsas Lcgte atlve Council would reconsider it action o/ yesterday In seeking dis missal of Athletic Director *'oh Barnhill at the University of Arkansas. Wads said that while he would support such a re-consideration movement he did not "at the time" have any intention of heading It. He declined t* be specific on who he thought on the Council might spark such a move. "The United Nations Command remains ready to mccl again with the Communist negotiators at Pe.n- munjorn whenever Ihcy accept the proposals contained in the United Nations resolution or any of the other numerous proposals which have been ina.de to them by the United Nations Command, o r whenever they advance constructive proposals ol their own which could lead to nn honorable armistice," the U. S. statement said. 'However, there can be no compromise with the basic human!- Scc UN on Page 5 eisley Heads Country Club Physician Elected To Succeed E. J. Cure; Butler Vice President Dr. Joe Bcaslcy last night was named president, of , Blytheville's £T~ " Country Club by the 1Q53 board of directors. Dr. Beast *-V succeeds B, J Cure. Other officers include Gene Bulter. vice president, and B B. Goodman, secretary - trcasur- ber of Commerce office in Clt 1 Hall. An anonymous committee of Blytheville civic leaders, none of which are Jaycee members, will review Ihe nominations and will name the winner. Abo up for recognition will be a number of Jaycces who will receive Ihc Key Men awards at the annual awards banquet to be held around the middle of January. A special Jaycee committee will choose these men. Dick White, chairman of the awards banquet, said that present plans call for holding the banquet on rillier Jan. 15 or 10. Further er. New Include directors Mr. But- I)r. Joe Foaslcy icr. Mr. Goodman, Frank Whilworth and George Hubbard. Jr. All were elected for two-year terms except Mr. Goodman, . whi will serve for one year- Holdover directors Include Far ris McCalla, Dr. Beasley and Mr Cure. . be taken or mailed to the Cham-1 deUlls are to be announced later. Accident Suit For $993 Filed The father of a child which was filed suit in Court of Common Pleas j here asking 5093.70 In damages. ' The docket Usts Cnrlfs M. McDermott mid Donny Gene McDermott, afi plalnUtfs and Alvin Webster a iid R. C. Farr as defendants. The complaint alleges that Mr, Webster was the driver of a truck owned by Mr. Farr and that on Sept. 2 the truck struck Donny fracturing his" right nublc Rescuers Take Last Crewmen From Navy Ship that Hit Rocks Gene, bone. Judgment Is a^ked In the amount of WOO for punitive ??93.70 for nodical expenses (200 lor lo&s of anticipated wage£. By STAN SWSNTON LEGHORN, Italy Ijfl — Four crewmen from the U. S. Navy ship GrommcrL Reefer today, 36 hours after she ran aground and broke in two off Leghorn. The helicopters brought off 13 men. Previously 26 had been removed by breeches buoy and boat. Originally the Navy said 40 men were aboard, but this was revised today to 39. The four windmill craft circled the stern of the wrecked refrigerator vessel. Then one after another they hovered ahovc the broken off and Fcrtton, lowered a seat, pulled U up with a man aboard, and flew lo a Leghorn soccer field. The helicopters were from Ih U. S. Aircraft carriers Midway an Leyte. The operation was completed 4:30 p.m. (9:30 a.m. CST). Until the helicopters look over the Navy's rescue crew dcpende mainly upon a breeches buoy I get off the Grommct Reefer's men The breeches buoy took three me off yesterday, and then the Itn parted. It was re-rigged today. Henry Saukant of Brooklyn, ma: ter of Ihe Grormnet Reefer, wn the last member of the crew leave her. All 39 member* of HiR crew \\er See VYRKCK on Page 5 be carried to completion. The. Council directed Us staff 'tot-draw up proposed legislation which would authorize Ihe penitentiary (o. place with concrete block builds' Ihe remaining frame structures the prison farms. It was estimated that some $800- would be 'necessary to carry it the proposed construction, The penitentiary would bo auth- •ized to issue certificates of cbtcdness nnd these would be re- red from penitentiary funds. The Council made its rccommen- ilion on which will be acted on the 1053 Legislature through doptlon of the report of a special ommlLtec which Inspected the pen- cntiary. Oilier committee recomrncnda— onS which were approved by the ull Council Included: That if tne present Confederaic [ome should be abandoned « the inlerinls be given to the penlten- ary for salvage and the prison's se In the proposed construction rogram. That one of two sets of laundry qulpment which the penitentiary urchased as government surplus e Installed In a building at one f the prison farms and that the econd be transferred to the Arkan- ns Deaf School. That an infirmary be constructed or treatment of prisoners, thus :oing away with the necessity of sending many of them lo outside hospitals under guard. 'Face-Cleaning 1 For Court House '52 Ginnings Run Ahead Of Schedule An early cotton harvest because of n mild fall has pushed ginnlngs of Mississippi County's 1052 cotton crop to a point normally not reached until about March of the following year. Rep. E- C/ (Took) Gainings ol West Memphis today reported to cotton men here that ginntngs of Mississippi County cotton as of Dec. 1 totaled 202,069 bales. This is IO.T07 bales more than the total ginned from the 1951 crop by Jan. 16 of this year. And it is within 10,181 bales of the amount ginned item the '51 crop by March 21 of this year. Rep. Gainings also reported that Crafghead County cotton ginned as of Dec. I totaled 18,681 bales. Blytheville's courthouse, whicl had been refinished inside durin; the past few months, Is now bcln; cleaned In the outside. Sard blasting operations are now In progress on the, front of the building where all the concrete work Is to be cleaned. In addition! the masonry around . f rrj c l r? the balcony on the front will be j *•/ I I Lt LI*. icpMrcd, County Auditor Eunice Brogdon sMrt. Blythevillc Man To Head Pest Control Group K. C. Walls, operator of Wnlls Certified Termite Service here, was elected president cf the Arkansas pest Control Association at a meet- Ing of the organization in Little Rock Saturday. Eden Womack of Stuttgart was elected vice president and O. K. Cur- Tie of LltUe Rock was re-elected secretary and treasurer. Mr. Walls, who has been In the termite and pest control business here since 1946, was one of the organizers of the Arkansas Pest Control Association. Smoke Causes Alarm Smoke of undetermined origin brought a call to Ihe Fire Department shortly after noon today from Kelly's Cafe at 615 East Main. fiivesllgntton of the premises revealed no blaze. The smoke \vn.s Miouslil to have f come from hot in sulation. Ajwoys dofng right may not g«t •' you ony ploce, but It suce will astonish people. '. t*«

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