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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP, NORTHEAST* /^HKAKSAS AKD SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLVHI—NO. 224 Blytheville Dally News Blylheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader Blytheville Courier BLYTHBVfLLE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1952 FOURTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Ordinance to Raise Water Utility's Fee To Gity Is Delayed I Company to Halt Free Services If Charge Jumped to $8,000 Yearly An ordinance to up the annual operating fee paid the city by Blytheville Water Company from ?650 to $8,000 was introduced at a City Council meeting last night but ran into both an unusual procedural change and biting opposition from he utility. •* This ordinance, introduced by Third Ward Alderman Rupert Crafton, would require the water company to pay the city an annual operating fee of $8.000 beginning Jan. I. The present fee Is 5650 a year in cash plus some free service provided the ctty and schools. According to the ordinance, this fee would be payable in advance on the first, day of the year. Failure to Morocco Debate May End Today UN Votes on Two Resolutions Urging Peaceful Settlement UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. OFi— The U. N. hopes to wind up its debate on Morocco today with a vd I e on two rl val—but similarly moderate — resolutions urging Prance and her North African pro- ;ectorate to settle their differences, he General Assembly's Political Committee scheduled the-last speakers in debate on the question this .morning nnd planned a final vote before afternoon These were (he two resolutions before the committee: 1, Sponsored by 13 Asian and Arab nations—Asking France and the Sultan of Morocco to negotiate for an early settlement "in accord with the sovereignty of Morocco, the aspirations of her people" and the U. N. Charter. 2. By II Latin American countries^—Expresses hope France and Morocco "will continue negotiations, on an urgent basis towards developing the free political institutions of the people of Morocco, with due regard to legitimate rights and interests under the established norms nnd practices of the law of nations," Amendment Voted Down Jack Carnes . As it became the "debate that apparent during the latter draft pay would permit the city to credit itself with the n mount due for fire hydrant charges and any other water charges paid by the city. An emergency clause would place the ordinance in effect upon passage. Following first reading of the ordinance. Second Ward Alderman John Caudill told the Council he had heard complaints about aldermen being "in a hurry" to pass ordinances by the parliamentary procedure of suspending the rules nnd passing on to the the second and third (and final) readings at the same' meeting. While formal parliamentary procedure calls for three separate readings of ordinances at successive meetings, the Blytheville council for years has followed the shorter method of, after first readings, voting to suspend the rules and pass on to the second reading. The same procedure has been used to arrive at the third reading, enabling passage of an ordinance on the same night it is Introduced. Mr. Caudill snid he was not necessarily concerned with this particular ordinance, but felt that more time between readings would permit opponents ot proposed ordinances to be heard. Utility Manager Keplies Following this procedure, the third and .final, reading of this ordinance would come at the February Council session. Mr. Caudill Cherry Names Games to Head Racing Group New Commissioner Voices Opposition To St. Francis Track LITTLE ROCK W—Jack Games of Caindcn was designated by Gov.- elect Francis Cherry today to be new chairman- of the Arkansas Racing Commission. Carries said Immediately (hat he was opposed to a proposed new horse race track In St. Francis Counts'. "one track in Arkansas is suffi- Jury Indicts Lattimore For Perjury Far East Expert Is Accused of Lying Under Oath By KARL H. BAUMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal grand jury has accused Owen Lattimore of swearing falsely that he had never been a sympathizer 01 promoter of communism 01 Communist interests. The indictment returned lute. yesterday also accused the Far Eastern specialist and occasional State Department consultant of lying under oath on six other points during his testimony before Senate internal security sub- "-had the stronger support^ Pakistan last' night v 'asIted"-lhBt: the -Latin American resolution be amended to call for negotiations "with a view to bringing about self-government for Moroccans." This wording was identical to that in the Tunisian resolution ladopted . by Ihe comittee last week, but the group voted down the Pakistan amendment last night and the Latin American resolution remained in its original form. France, which has boycotted the debates on both Tunisia and "Morocco, has indicated she will ignore nil resolutions on the two questions. She contends her relations with her two North African protectorates. are her own domestic affair nnd no business of the U. N. The ;.: Americans voted for the Latln/American 'resolution on Tunisia 'and were expected also to support that group's plan for Morocco. , said the Jaiili paying date In. the water fee ordinance could be retain-. ed despite February passage. '' -\~ Clyde W.Kapp, manager ot Bly- IhcviUe Water Co,, quickly and bitingly informed the Council that if this ordinance were passed, the utility would halt its free services to the city. "The city's schools are getting from S^ODO to $3,500 a. year in free cient," Came said. Arkansas' only track now Is Oaklawn Park at Hot Springs. Cnrnes, a Carnden manufacturer whose ^ wife is Democratic national committcewoman from Arkansas, was chairman of the Racing Commission under former Gov. Ben Lahey. He also served on the Commission under former Gov. Homer Adkms, who preceded Laney. Succeeds Lyell Carnes said that after he takes office he would recomend to the Commission that It reject, append' ing 1 application for a new iracfc-.ln St. Francis County Carnes will succeed Van I yell of Hot Springs as chairman 'Hie lav, says that the governor shall dec ignite the chahman al ihoush-Yan Lyell a termron Most Stores Plan To Stay Open at Night Next Week Late Christmas shoppers get a break next week as most Blytheville merchants plan to remain open at night Monday and '*'•'. Chamber of Commerce Manager Worth Holder said today that a cursory check of stores indicated that many would keep their doors open until 9 p.m. on those, days. Others say they will stay open Wednesday night, Christmas Eve, Mr. Holder said. Weather Arkansas Forecast — Partly cloudy to cloudy; a little warmer this afternoon and, tonight. Thursday cloudy; occasional rain in the west portion; a little colder in northwest and extreme north portion. Missouri Forecast — Increasing cloudiness tonight, colder northwest and extreme north portion; Thursday cloudy and colder, fol-i lowed by occasional rain south and rain or snow north Thursday night; low tonight 25 northwest lo 45 ^southeast; high Thursday 30 northwest to 55 southeast . Minimum this morning—37. sxlmum yesterday—55. Sunset today 4:51. Sunrise tomorrow—6:59. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m. —none. ^ Total precipitation since Janu- *ary \— 44.37. Mean temperature (midway between high and low r >—46. Normal mean temperature for December—41.9. This Dale Last Year J Minimum this morning—15. Maximum yesterday—31. PrPecipitation January 1 to this date—56.50, water service now, which will stop, I assure you, If this ordinance is passed," Mr. Kapp said- Free water service to the city for street washing and flushing also would be halted, he said, and meters would be installed at certain points where the city could draw water for these purposes. "I am satisfied," Mr. Kapp said, "that the water company has been paying five per cent ol its gross (as an operating fee) for some time, but we will gladly put the city on a paying basis and quit these free services. "We'will *fcsk the Public Service Commission to reinstate the $40 hydrant feu." The city now pays $25 a year per hydrant rent which cav- ers cost ol water* used in fighting fires. This amounts to $6,144 a year. Mr. Kapp said the utility had voluntarily reduced the rental from $40 to $25. Upshot of the discuss ton was unanimous vote, to delay the second reading of the ordinance until the January Council meeting. ...... Reside nts Protest . . A four-man delegation representing residents of Edwards and Ken wood Streets in David Acres Subdivision appeared at -last night's meeting to protest location of thi Shrine Club's building In the! neighborhood. The building was recently moved from the air base ,to the Acres site. Gist of the complain was a fear on the part of resident^ there that nightly "drinking, danc ing and raising the devil'' would gc on at the club. They were assured, however, b; Mayor Dan Blodgett and City Clcrl W. I. Malm — both Shriners — that the club met only once a montl for a supper ' "and nothing else. They agreed that if any disturbanc ever arose, they would help the res Idents of that area get an Injunc lion against the club and move it, They said they were that sure of the club's operations. Mayor Blodgett Raid contracts al- Sec COUNCIL on Pa K c 7 Te r ms of three Commission mem v bers, including one who died recently, expire in February, 1953. Cherry said he anticipated that In line with custom all members of the 0-member group would submit their resignations. He said It was ossible that some might be re- ppoinied . Cherry, himself, declined to com- lent on the St. Francis situation. 'I don't think I need to make ny further statement," be said, nd added, '"I'll just let you quote ack." Van Dalsem May Withdraw Zarnhill Mot/on LITTLE 'aul Van ROCK Dalsem said tate Rep. today he would withdraw his motion to abol- sh • Athletic Director John Barn- nil's Job at Ihe University of Arkansas "if the Board of Trustees will straighten out the nthUitfc mess ,ip there." The motion v/as approved by the Legislative Council Monday as an itnenriment to the proposed University budget. Van Dalsem, of Perry County said today: I don't think it is the Job ol the Legislative Council to enter into the athletic situation at the university, but there's something awfully wrong up there and somebody': dragging tVieir feel. As soon as I become convincec thnl the Board and University oftl clals are trying to straighten th situation, I will back off and leav it to them." the committee last spring. The indicl- iienl termed all seven points 'material.' ' "I ' nm, of course, Innocent," Lattimore said. He is due to be ararigned Friday. Trial date may be fixed then. LaUimore has been a frequent target of Sen. MCarthy (R-Wls). McCarthy said In March, 1950, that he considered Lattimore the top Soviet espionage agent in America." "Pure moonshine," replied Ltil- timore, 52-year-old director of'the Waller Hines Page School, of International Relations at Johns Hopkins University In Baltimore. ', Tho university president. Dr. Detlev Bronk, announced that Lattimore had been given a leave ol absence, with pay, "until a Federal Court shall have passed upon the charges." McCarthy also has called Lattimore "one of the .principal architects of our Far Eastern policy." Lattimore said that wasn't true either. < Investigation Asked Ihe indictment ptomplea Sen Mundl 1 . (R-SD)'.. to call for a congressional imcsllgalion to trj lo find out the names Of the pation -aints of Ljtt-imore and carter diplomat• : Joint: Ca r I or Vine ent. bJTth* J»st^«r k dKfai»fJ ' *' Civil Service*- Comniis on's Loyalty Review Board ruled ere was "reasonable doubt" as his loyalty. 'Some committee' should seek : answers as to why Lattimore id Vincent have been protected long and so' effectively in their bs' in the face' of all the evi- Mundt told a reporter yes- rday. -" Sen. Watkins (fl-Utah) comment- that Latthnore's indictment indicated Ihe judgment" of the ternal security subcommittee, ol hich he Es -a member. The sub- immitlee, headed by Sen. Mc- arran (D-Nev), recommended st July lhat the Justice Depart- cnt lay before a. grand jury the uestion of whether Lattimore had • immitted perjury. The seven-count indictment grew Jt of Lattimore's 12 days of ormy testimony before the sub- ommitlee during its long investf- alion of the Institute of Pacific delations (IHP), a privately fi- anced research organization. The subcommittee said Lattls- Tiore, long a prominent figure in PR affairs, "was, from some time cglnning in the 1930s, a 'conscious rticulate instrument of the Soviet onspiracy." The report called Vincent "the rincipal fulcrum of. IPR pres- ures and influence in the State Department." Eisenhower to Stay Neutral In Senate Leadership Fight , By MARVIN f,. AKKOWSMITH NEW YORK (AP) — Prcsidcnl-elcct Dwight D. Eiseiihowci- was pictured today as "absolutely insistent.on maintaining a strictly neutral position" toward Sen. Robert A. Taft and any other Republicans in the running for Senate majority leadtr. * An aide snld lhal under no circumstances would the general take sides—and (hat support lor Taft voiced by two GOP senators after conferences with Elsenhower represented ihelr own views. This aide, who asked not to bo named, said Eisenhower is so determined to be neutral that he has declined to discuss the leadership issue with even hSs closest associ- tors who supported Elsenhower Start of Base Wor/c Is Due in February First construction contracts for reactivation of Blytheville's World War II air base will be let in tbe near future and work is expected to begin in February, Mayor Dan Blod- NATO Declares Indochina Fight Important as War French Ministers Appeal for Help in Tiff with Yietminh Service Fees Controls Lifted WASHINGTON (#>—The govern ment today removed price contra over fees and charges for a wic range of services, including tho. of nursing homes and all sii camps for children. The Office of Price SUbiIiz,itto said the services do not figure si| nificantty in the cost of living. Legion's Goodfellows Will Give Food Baskets to Needy Dec. 24 Food baskets given annually to Blytheville needy by the American Legion Goodfellows will be distributed this year on Dec. 24 at, the Hut on North Second Street. Post Commander A, S. Harrison said today that the Legion's Goodfellows Committee will meet Dec. 23 to prepare the baskets. The food will be distributed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 24. Mr. Harr Ison said the Good fellows Com • znittee has 'been notified that all bread lo be given In the baskc will be donated by Meyers Bake here. Donations of other items for t] baskets are being sought by tr Legion and these will be picked u by the committee, he said. At Its weekly meeting last nig! the post voted to donate $61.50 the Blytheville High School Ban $34.50 io the Blytheville Y bss ball program and $25 to the Mar. of Dimes, V PARIS- t«— The North Atlantic Organization declared today the French fight against the Communist-led . Vietminh in Indochina is as important lo the West as the Korean War. There was no indication , that NATO was planning any collective action in Indochina. But a resolution passed at today's Council of B n orelgn Ministers declared that "resistance to direct or indirect aggression in any part of the world is an essential contribution lo the common security of the • Free World." The resolution added: "(he re : sistnnce of Ihe free nations in Southeast Asia, as In Korea, is In Ihe fullest harmony with the aims and ideals of the Atlantic commu 'lily- Appeal for Help .Both French Foreign Minister Rober^ Schuman and Jean Li _rn«^u minister for overseas r ltories ^ao^,,appealed.• Io.rjhi Western allies for as much, .material and financial support as possible in the war against the Violin inh. The United Slates and Britain are aiding France—the U. S. with money'nnd arms and Britain with naval support. The council also heard British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden say the United States, Britain and France are still ready to mcet'with Russia to plan free all-German elections.. snid last night. • At the conclusion of last night's City Council meeting Mayor Blodgett told the aldermen that he and Chamber of Commerce Manager. Worth Holder hnd spent yestcrdfiy villi Corps of Engineers officials vho were looking over the base. These officials were Col. Thomns J. Hayes, head of HID LHtle fiock District of the Corps of Engineers, nnd Plitlliu G. Hoard, civilian who vill be resident engineer for the rc- .ctivalion project. Mr, Hoard will move to Blyvhe- ille Feb. 1, the mayor said. A total of 26 construction con- racts are to be awarded soon, he said. A (Xvo-ycar cSnstruclion pro- rani is scheduled for reactivation of the base and some $9,000.000 of the $10,064,0(10 approved by Congress has been made available, It was reported last night. First Air Force personnel Is expected Lo arrive nt the new base In October, the mayor said. Meanwhile, the Chamber of Commerce today was taking steps to lotlfy contribute-!* to the air fund drive as to when they may expect repayment of their money. This repayment wns made possi- funds u'HI be turned back as soon as possible. ' Bids will be accepted on the bond issue at 2 p.m. Tuesday. The Chnmber or Commerce letter, signed by Chamber President Max Logan, states that it to anticipated that money will be refunded "shortly after the first of tlic year." ates. The general takes the position, a matter alone to ble by passage Monday of n $125.000, bond issue to finance purchase ot ISO additional acres required hy the Air Force. Letters st'e to be mailed today or tomorrow to those persons who subscribed to the base fund. These letters will explain thai "Red Sympathizer'* Both Lattimore and igured prominently In a Senate Negro Churches Collect $158 in TB Fund Drive nvestigation in 1950 Into McCar- hy's Communists - in - government charges, as well as in the PR inquiry. The Indictment charges that jattimorc, contrary to his denial jufore tiie internal security subcommittee, "had been a sympa- hizer and. promoter of coinn nlsm and Communist Interests." The other counts of the indict- ncnt alleged Lattimore committed perjury when he said: That a trip he took into Communist China in 1937 was not by A total of $158.03 has been received to date in the Negro division of the 1952 Christmas seal drive (or tuberculosis funds, it was announced last night at a report meeting of campaign chairman from Nepro churches here. The total includes funds obtained from the nine churches plus sale of double-barred crosses. Another report meeting Is scheduled for Jan. 20. Plan:} also were discussed last night for an educational program fof all Negro churches In January. Church committees reporting last night, their members and amounts collected include: New Bethel — Louise Hictfman, Dalscy Lee Spears, Eddie Mae Burton, $9.65; Carter's Temple — D. W. Clnyton, Chairman, Pannic Mae Simpson, Lenetta Roberts, Martin Jones, Ida Lee Clark, $18.10, First Baptist — Rev. T. H. Haywood. Beatrice Vnssar, Maggie Lee Love, A. J. Hill, $27: St. 'Witnesses' _.-i'^j'-yS"f> V:' : |_-':X;V' -> Pick Speaker New Yorker to Talk At 3-Day Meet Here W. D. Couch ol New York will be principal speaker during three days of a circuit assembly lo he held here this weekend by the Jehovah's Witnesses. More than 500 Jehovah's Witnesses from Arkansas, Tennessee and Mississippi nrc expected to attend the AsscmWv nt Hie Women's Exhibit Building at Walker Park Friday through Sunday, Recording to spokesmen for the religious organization. It will be the first such meeting oT Jehovah's Witnesses to be held In Blytheville. These assemblies are sored by the Watchtower Bible nnd held -semi-annually and 1 tire spon- Tract Society of New York, the sect's national organisation. The assembly will consist of Bible Instruction and gospel preaching. All sessions are open to the public nnd n. special public address will be given by Mr.- Couch nt 3 p.m. Sunday on "Where Is This World Heading?" Delegates from Memphis and Jackson, Term., Greenwood and Greenville, Miss., Jonesboro,. Forrest City and Wynne are expected to attend. A total of 700 attended the first assembly held this year in Batesvillc, MUs. .six months ago. Allied Saber Jets Down One MIG 4 Others Damaged In Dogfights Near Manchurian Border By GEORGE A. MCAHTIIUIl SEOUL W) — Allied Sabre jet pilots shot down one Communist MIG 15 Jet and damaged four In four dogfights over Norlh Korea today, trie Fifth Air Force said. ' The destroyed MIO went down in flames. Pilots said It crashed just north of tbe Ynlu River, the Korean-Manchilrian boundary. Col. James K. Johnson of Phoenix, Ariz., was credited with the MIG kill. He Is commander of the 4th Fighter-Interceptor Wing. Credited with damaging MIGs were 2nd Lt. Paul J. Jacobsen, Elmore, Minn.; Capt. Vincent E. .•Stacy, Crystal Falls, Mich.; Ma). Vermont Garrison, Ml . Victory, Ky., and Marine Maj. Edwin II. -Four Yesfcrdly Finlayson,' Moiitjcelld, Fla,. Yesterday, Sabres shot down nt least four MIGs and damaged one. iShort, sharp patrol clashes spotted the frozen halllelront, but the U., S. Eighth Army reported that only a few troops were involved. The' sharpest Red probes fell again In the Sniper Ridge area of the Central Front, where six assaults were turned back. On the Western Front, an Allied raiding unit opened up with flamethrowers :o overrun a Chinese Communist position northwest of Korangpo. The Eighth Army ' announced that from Dec. 8 through Dec. 14, United Nations ground forces inflicted 3.462 casualties on the Reds —2,215 killed, 1,240 wounded and captured. said the aide, that it is for Senate Republicans decide. . There were signs, meanwhile, that if Taft decides he wants the leadership post lie will have the backing of a group of GOP senator's .who supported Eisenhower against the Ohioan for the presidential nomination. Sen. Frank Carlson of Kansas, an Eisenhower adviser during the campaign, conferred with Ihe general yesterday and told a news conference afterward that if Taft wants to be Republican leader of the Senate, "I presume he will he." And Carlson -added he would favor Taft for the Job if he bids for It . Doth Carlson nnd Sen. H. Alexander Smith of New Jersey predicted there will be no fiijht among Eeiiato Republicans over the post. They said they are'convinced Sen. Styles Bridges of New Hampshire doesn't want it, Doth declared they didn't discuss the matter with Eisenhower. Taft, chairman of the Senate GOP Policy Committee', has said he is available for the Job hut Is not making a fight for it. Bridges; minority leader in trie Democratic- controlled 82nd Congress, has made it clear lie would bid for the majority spot ^only - in an effort to avert a party fight.- ' Tire possibility of a battle was underscored ^when Taft sharply • criticized Eisenhower's selection of Martin P. Durklri, the head of an AFL labor union, ' as hU secretary of labor In the nesv administration. Durkln, a Democrat, .backed Gov. Adlai ; E. Stevenson xfor. the" pres- idcucjL' v ..,':; ; ;;. ; .- /i j;/ is . A >. .< *,., : . Dul'kfn'crdlerl on Eisenhower yesterday and Hold reporters he still, wants (o get together with Taft to talk over the possibility of amending the Taft-Hartley labor law.. Durkin said he hopea to arrange a conference after ho takes office Jan. 20. . Asked whether he felt other labor leaders w'oulct he satisfied Vith amendments instead Of repeal, Durkin replied that George Meany, new president of the AFL, already had indicated amendment would' be all right with him. On another matter -,there were new indications- at Eisenhower headquarters that the general will confer soon' with Gen. Douglas MacArthur on the Korean War. MacArthur said in a New York spebch 12 days ago that he was See IKE TO on I'age 7 Moss Asks ALC to Approve $36 Million Welfare Budget . By T.F.ON' HATCH LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Alfred J. (Ret!) Moss, Gov.-clect Francis Cherry's choice for state welfare commissioner, today asked the Arkansas Legislative Council to approve an overall welfare budget of 35 million dollars annually. pre-arrangement authorities. with Communist Postoffice to Be Open All Day Saturday and Deliver Packages Sunday The Blytheville Postoffice will remain open all day Saturday and will deliver packages Sunday to expedite handling of Christmas mail, postal officials said today. For the first time here, this special Sunday delivery service wlU Include rural routes. Postoffice officials also asked today that residents make arrangements for acceptance of package deliveries If they.will not in: nt home. This will speed up deliveries by avoiding return trips as undelivered packages must be returned to the Postoffice and a second delivery made. John's Missionary Baptist — T. J. Green, Edna Buford, $6.15; True Light — J. A. Henry, chairman, Mary Etta Williams, Elbert Williams, Willie Henry James, Elizabeth Times, $20.14; Jermlah Spiritual Temple — Maggie Lee Willis, Dorthy Duncan, Vera Lee Willis ,Patsy Ruth Willis, Rosie Mae Anderson, $10; Nchemiah Temple — Louts Ewing, chairman, Carrie Eddings, Shirley Lewis. Evpny Lewis, $15; Enoch Chapel — Leona Mayes, chairman ,S6.39; St. Paul's — Lovlc White, chairman, Lottie Mae Dean, Oara D. Brooks, Seller Stean Campbell, $5; Harrison High School double- barred cross sale — A. C. Home, chairman, Carrie B. While, E. E. Flussey, Jimmy Robinson, Ira Young, Jamos Edmonds, J. W. Shivers, $40. Mail Ballots Sent In C. of C. Board Member Election Ballots will be mailed out the latter part of this week to Chamber of Commerce members who will select 12 new members to their board of directors for 1953. According to by-laws ot the Chamber, no board member may succeed himself. The baliols will contain some 25 nominees for the 12 posts. However, write-in candidates ' will be valid. All ballots must be returned to the Chamber's offices by 6 p.m. Dec. 23. • N r^foss said this would be a reduction from the last budget of about ^wo million dollars. He said that funds had not been available to utilize all of the ap- proporiation made in 1951 and as an added explanation for the reduction said that the federal formula had been changed to allow match- Ing of federal funds with less slate money. Of the proposed 36 million total, nine million would be from state funds and 27 million from anticipated federal funds. Moss, whose selection to succeed Mrs. Henry Bethel RS Commls sioner was announced only this week, lold the Council "There may be some water In this budget but if there Is T'm going to wring It Inside Today's Courier News .... Chicks overpower Mem- phi* Tech 78-63 . . . Sports . . . Vace 10 ... Soclcly news . . . I'.»RC I Osccola news Tajfe Markets Paje T , Wilson Residents Warned of Rabies WILSON—Residents of the Wilson area were warned today of the possible spread of rabies among dogs In that vicinity. R. E. Lee Wilson, III. said today that a dog having rabies, shot in Wilson Monday, Is known to have attacked other dogs before It was killed. A veterinarian warned that 'all dogs should be confined for at least IS days. Mr. Wilson request' cd that the Lee Wilson Company office be contacted al once If any dog Is seen acting peculiarly for any reason. Moss also said that a new pro gram being set up xvould, he believed, alleviate complaints that loo much time was necessary before deserving persons could re- ceivo assistance in some cases. He said lilts program was ktiown as aid to the temporarily and permanently handicapped or, in short, as ATPH. The proposed budget se tout sl.- 193,000 for salaries: $275,000 for maintenance and $34,532,000 for grants. The salary total represents a slight reduction, from what had been asked previously by Mrs. Bethcll but It still would provide for Increases in many categories, Including a raise for the commissioner from $5,000 to $1,500 annually- Moss said he would support any legislation which might be pro posed to make available for public Inspection the welfare assistance rolls. Before beginning consideration of the revise d welfare budget, the touncll voted to recommend that Sl.OOO for one year be appropriated for construction at each of the county fairs in 11 counties. The appropriation would apply In each county which docs not have the slate or a district livestock show and in the Greenwood district of Sebastian County. Ille state livestock show is held at Little Rock and district shows at Hope. Pine Bluff, Ft. Smith and Blythevjlle. The Council voted down an attempt to eliminate the district livestock shows through withholding of operating funds. With the addition of the suggested construction appropriation the Council approved a proposed livestock show budget wliich otherwise was unchanged from last year. Yesterday the Legislative Council voted to appropriate no money lor the Alcohol Beverage Control Board and authorized a Council committee to investigate liquor sale regulations. UTTL£ LIZ— V / li/ "'" }>\W A course In public speaking comes in handy to explain to Ihe waiter just hew you wont your steok done. « K u

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