BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XL1I1—NO. 37 BljthevUle DaUy N«wi BiyUuvUle Courier TO POUINANT NEWSPAPER or NORTHEAST AIUtANSAB AND 8OUTHKABT UIBOODIU lytbevlllc Henld i Valley ';, ARKANSAS, KK1DAY, MAY 3, 1946 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS ! TWO ALCATRAZ GUARDS DIE FOILING BREAK Marching Arabs Shout 'Shame of Truman, Attlee' Demonstration Swells To 15,000 Marching In Jerusalem's Streets. These Lads Show Ability To Learn Quickly, But From the Wrong Mentor BESSEMER, Ala., May [i. (UP) —Two youthful sappers who learned the art of demolition from mi ex- soldier were in (he custody of police today. Police Chief Laeey Alexander said the youths. John T. Scott, 10. and Juei Brent Edwards, 17, had enough explosives to blow up "several city blocks" when they were soi'/.cd. He said they hud been setting nfl explosives near homes and meetings and once hud forced evacuation of a theater by throwing a dummy bomb wilh a .sputtering fuse into Hie movie house, Alexander said tlie youths innmi- factuicd their own Hiiro-glycerine. When police raided their cache in a nearby forest they found a vial of nitro. 75 pounds of dynamite, a supply of chemicals (or manufacturing explosives, gunpowder, a home made .22 caliber pistol and a hand made blackjack. Hope lor Early Peace Parley Seems Remote Big Four Ministers May Depart From Paris Minus Achievements. PAIUS. May 3. (U.P.)--The pos- sibilty of the Big Pour foreign ministers conference ending next week in a complete deadlock between Russia and the Western Powers, without n single major agreement, was discussed opcnlv today. James p. Byrnes. Sen. Tom Connally and Sen. Arthur Vondenbcrg of the" United States delegation were known to be not anxious to prolong their stay in Paris any Jiirther than -was : absolutely necessary. The only reason for expecting the conference to continue longer now appeared lo be n h O |>e ol reaching compromise agreements on major issues. After more than a week of fruitless negotiations, no sign of any such agreement had been seen. If no agreement on peace treaty drafts is reached, it seemed virtually certain.that the first, peace Faces Murder Charge JERUSALEM, May 3. (UP) — A clamoring mob of 15.000 Arabs "down with Britain, and America' and "shame on Attlee and Truman" spearheaded an Arabic general strike in Palestine todny with a march on the old city ol Jerusalem. Leaders of the 1,000,00(1 Arabs on strike in protest against a British and American commission's report on Palestine urged a worldwide "holy war" against Britain and the United Slavs. British troops and police forces struggling lo maintain order were stoned by Ihe marching arah. 1 : who cheered pictures of the former Krand mufti whose support of Adolf Hitler caused his exile from Palestine. Grim and silent tommies faced i the mob wilh fixed bayonets. Despite the shower of stones and invective, they held their fire. Several soldiers were injured. Bui Ihe demonstrating Arabs made no linn effort to force the line of guns. The inarch upon the gates of the old city was tlie only early manifestation of note in the early hours of the general strike protesting the Anglo-American commission's recommendation that 100,000 Jews be admitted to Palestine. Snldicrs Take Charge of City Military authorities took charge of the old city area, and the civilian police were withdrawn. Some Arabs clambered onto the city wall, from where they hurled bricks and paving stones upon military vehicles, causing some damage. The demonstrators dispersed late In the afternoon as the British soldiers iverc .taking over from 111''.par liccmen who carried shields, like Ihose of the ancient Romans, and four-foot batons. The Arabs held a number of political meetings near mosques in the old city. They were harangued by several sheiks. Big pictures of the grand mufti were displayed prominently and cheered by the crowds. Five thousand Arab worshippers started the march. Thcv were joined by 10.000 more, at whose head strode Jamal Husseini, the Arabic leader. Police stepped in to ask them to disperse. The Damascus gate was shut. The Army rushed Hying squadrons lo all olher gates of the old city, trying to shut them before the demonstrators arrived. mal talks One British soldier was wounded plenary sessions, as decided upon slightly in a shower or stones at yesterday, appeared to be little • more productive than the system, if any. j In the first such informal mee.l- ing yesterday. th e deadlock hem on the Italian peace treaty issues. The only apparent difference was plainer speaking. * The ministers contisued today their search for an agreement on Trieste and the Italian-Yugoslav frontier. Delegations from both countries were in hand to state their cases. I The ministers' deputies met at II a. m. (6 a. m. EOT) lo prepare the procedure for a nafternoon session of the ministers. Byrnes spent the morning at the Holel Mcurice, hcadqnailers of the American delegation. He saw no visitors. There was a determination among lhr> Western Powers, particularly the American delegation. not to yield an inch lo the Russians, even if it means the breakdown of the conference. ., p conference originally : schHul« i for May I i would be postponed indefinitely or discarded altogether. New Approach Proves Futile A new apporach to the issues before the Council through jnfor- rather than formal .Mick Turk. 14, youngest to face a first, degree murder charge In New York City, embraces his grief-stricken mother, Jean Turk, after th-: first day's proceedings in the Queens county Court In New York. Me electricity mid wafer will be In- Lumber Firm Buys Land to Build 22 Houses Construction Project Includes Plan to Extend And Pave Hearn Street Henrn Street will again be extended and new houses built to help accommodate Dlythcvllle's steadily Increasing population. The land was purchased from Mrs. Clara Davis by W. L. Hornor. manager of Mississippi County Lumber Company, for construction of 22 houses to bo sold to veterans. First steps of (he constructions have begun with locution of equipment on the street for installation ot u sewajje system. The paved street, to be extended aw, block beyond Cotton Belt Railroad, will be 20 feel wide. A crowing will be built over the truck by I he Cotlon Belt railroad lines. Walks on each side of Ihe street, Six Explosions Rock Island Prison as Hardened Men Wage 24-Hour Long Battle also wil be of concrete. Til I'rnvldp A sanitary sewage system plus on trial for tile slaying of a 3-year-old girl, daughter of a nelglib:>r. ' sllllll!<l r ° r lh <~ nmlern five-room whom he attended at nl«ht as a "bnby sitter." Ik- oollnpsfd while 01; the witness stand today. <NEA Telcjihoto,) one point. Cotton Shippers Optimistic as Sessions Open Free Foreign Trade Much Discussed at New Orleans. NEW ORLEANS. Mny 3. (UP) — —The accent was on free international trade as the 22nd annual meeting of the Cotton Shippers Association got under way here today, attended by more than 400 delegates from all over the nation. Tlie opening session of the two- day convention tackled the problem of putting foreign trade back In private hands. Dr. Alonzo B. Cox. head of the University of Texas' Office of Cot- Ion Economic Research, and IfVigh M. Comer. o f Slyacauga, Ala., chairman of the Cotton-Textile ^Institute, fnc.. were scheduled principal speakers. Although the announced keynote ot the meeting was Inlernallonai- ism. there was little possibility that action would be taken on a proposal lo crcalc a cotton futures market In Belgium. W. B, Davis, of Newman, Ga., president of the association, war optimistic about the return of private cotton marketing In Europe. "Every one with whom we talked wanted II." Davis said before the start of the session. Davis termed America's credit- granting ability the biggest guarantee of a icltmi to free international trade. Accused Youth Collapses at Murder Trial - New Yorker Charged With Slaying 3-Year- Offcrs Testimony By ROBERT RICHARDS NEW YORK,' May 3. (UP)—Jack Turk, 14-year-old boy. accused of killing Sybil Ourfcin.' 3. today collapsed on Ihe stand when he was called to testify iu his own defense. After several questions directed at him by defense attorney James D. C. Murray, he broke down into violent, weeping and buried his head in his handkerchief. Seeing that the trial could not continue the judge asked both defense and prosecution if they were willing to call a recess. Both agreed. Under questioning young Turk said that after beins: arrested in New Jersey lie hart told Victor Levin, an assistant district attorney, that he wanted to sec his father before former llc lnartc any slalenienl. "Did you see your father?" Mtir- Woman and Girl Suffer Burns In Explosion Can Containing Roofing Tar Causes Blast at ' .Farm Home Ncar.Hc^. 'Two persons were burned when a healed roofing lar can exploded .to cause serious injuries lo Virginia ~ [BlagR, 13. and less serious burns to Mrs. E. 13. IJlugg. 4ti. The accident occurred yeslerday houses. E:ich lot Is GO by 141) feet The rooms will have hardwood Moors und Inlaid linoleum In kllch- eillicr electric iiKbeslos sides for rus and bathrooms. Water heatern, or RIIS. will IIHVC fire prevention. Each house will be an Individual unit and of different, design, It was announced, "Although It Is Impossible to tell how soon the houses will be ready for use. we expect, by the next 25 or 40 days to have six unrtcr construction," Mr, Horner said. "How quickly any can be built will be determined by availability of manpower and materials," he added. All houses are to be for eule to veterans. Mr. Horner snld. Vi-l»ran« Mar Choose Plane Although a veteran may choose .tly: hour* or plan he want» (first come; first' served), ho ' caririot change plans. houses . nrc Lawyers,Offer Sweeping Court Reform Set-Up Proposal Discussed As Annual Bar Meeting Opens in Hot Springs HOT SPRING. Ark.. May 3. (UP) —Arkansas Bar Association President Lainar .Williamson ol Morrll- lon charged tpday Hint the st«U had failed to discharge Us full obligation to the administration ol Justice and tubmltlcd a plan lor a revolutionary rcorganlzntlou ot the slate's cotlrl*. Williamson made the statement at the opening here lilts morning of the bar aasoclation's 48th iiumial two-day session. He proposed that tile slate's large number of separate and Independent court be ablllshed and replaced by a single unified state court. , The state court , would have Its police launch, headquarters In Ultle Rock and the mainland by radio-phone that branch offices scattered throughout I explosions— apparently from Viurst- thc state where they arc needed. 1I' 1 * grenades—rocked the penllon- All Judges of the present coiirls i H*ry at (Ive-mlnute Intervals, would be members of the overall [ On the Island. Warden Johtjston body. ' i Issued an order to "shell them out." Williamson said ."this slngln courtJ Bennett said In Wa-shlnlnn, how- will have the. Jurl«(fctlon of all'ever, that prison -authorities in- Ihn present colirt«—|h'fact all Ju- i tended ,lo tnkn th« remnant* ol dlclnj, power'In the ctate." Ihe. Holing prisoners "without' loss "- * - «.._lt~'_ ^r_-I|J IfaV* Kfl T T ~ ** llf* " lift' j 11 ftl »>'» t M»t inf *'!*.!*!• H.nlilX state court By KfKJKR JOHNSON Vlnitrd I'm* SUtr Correspondent SAN KHANC1SCO, May II. (U.P.)—Six explosions shook \ Ak'atra/. tamiid in rapid succession today as a baind of desperate convieU, foiled in their escape plot* fought grimly from their isolated Imrriciuie against, U. S. Marines aiid prison guards. As the stnmijle continued In great fury, Federal Prisons Ulrcu- lor James Bcimelt announced in Washington that the remaining rioters had been cut off "and It's only n matter of time now telore the whole situation will b* under conlrol." The Marine* und cuarilii wrrr using grenades In an attempt to drive the revolting from Ihrlr cell block. • Almost 'U hmins alter the but- tle broke'out, two prison officer* had brrn nhnt to death and H Injured. U. B. Muilncs attempted to puncii holes In Ihe top ot the main cell block to drop liriiul Ihe mutlnloUA band.' grenades on The U. S. Army arsenal at IJon- cota, Calif., sent mentation hnnd 10 cases of frag- grenades and 10 cases or carbine ammunition* to Hie eiiibntllfil Island, nt the request of Wnrdfm James A. Johnston. . United-, Press correspondent Jack Dalley, circling the "Rock" In a reported buck to eo-ordlnatlon 'with the Housing AdminWtr'atlo'n ray asked. "Not until after I had made a statement." Turk replied. A moment later, Turk began to cry. Turk had seemed on the verge of tears all morning. While Levin testified to Turk's alleged statement al the farm home of Virginia's parent. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Blagg of Forty and Eight. Community. 'Hie can, empty except for small (imintitics slicking to the sides. was being used us a support for the wash kettle in which Virginia and her step grandmother stirred their clothes washing. When heat from the fire, built underneath, reached the tarred built In Federal which has certain rules about construction." Mr. Horner said. "We know what the Administration wants and these houses will be built l.o comply wilh Its requests und rules." Tn addition to these 22 houses to be built on the west section, four [ire under construction in the east section. Mr. Horner said when discussing other lots purchased. Two are located on North Second between Davis and Kentucky avenues and two others are In tho 300 block or East Davis. They nlso , will be (Ixe-room houses wilh exploding tar struck Vlr- . those on East Davis slightly small- burning both legs severely cr than those on Second. can, there was an explosion. to him on how he killed the baby. Drug Concern To Open in New Location Rotlirock Drupt Company will open tomorrow for business in its new location. 203 West Main, formerly occupied by Borum Drug Store. The store recently was sold to Perry C. Rothrock, Ed Williams and E, M. the boy continually rubbed his fist into his eyes. Gone was his pnkcr face. Today he was an obviously frightened boy. glma. and binning Mrs. Blagg less seriously but (here was no fire, nor did the kettle explode. A relative. Ruby IJIagg, standing nearby, called relatives. Virginia's father drove Into (lie yard as the accident occurred. Virginia was removed to niythc- ville Hospital where examination disclosed second and third degree burns and Mrs. Illagg was removed lo her home alter first aid 'ircat- menl. Coal Shortage May Reach City Electric Service Here Comes from Oil-Firod Generating Plant. As dangerously low coal reserves threatened many parts of the United States, it was expected Blylheville shortly also might be inconvenienced by the strike. Such essential tricity will not .services as clec- bc affected here. Parts of Arkansas Get Heavy Rainfall Hy United Tress Tho north und central scctinus of Arkansas today shook oil rains ranging up to 3.T) Inches in Ihe last 24 hours, while the south and cast portions were promised continued showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight. Yesterday's high was 3.77 inches I at Mountain View. Bee Branch reported 2.04 inches. Balesvillc 232, Sugar Ixwf 1.70 and Fort Smith 1.24. Only one of the slate's four major rivers, however, was expected to see an appreciable rise from the heavy rains. This was the Ouaclula. Weather ARKANSAS—Mostly cloudy.sliow- ers and thunderstorms cast and north portions today. Partly dourly tonight change and Saturday. Not much In temperature. Chicago Wheat July Ef|>t 183'i 183'i 183'i 183 '.i IBS'.i )03',i. )B3li 18311 Regenold Closed since il.s purchase several 1 weeks ago lo complete a remodeling program already stalled by Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Borum. building owners and former store owners, the firm will reopen iKforc the work is completed. A formal opening Is planned when the work Is finished, Mr. Rothrock said. however, as |x>wcr for the Arkansas- Missouri Power Company, which serves niylhcvlllc. is obtained from i steam plants having gas or oil-fired boilers. Fire Insurance Loss Adjuster is Transferred Paul C. Howard, adjuster of fire losses in this territory since 1339 and branch manager of Fire Companies Adjustment Bureau, Jonesboro, has been promoted to senior adjuster and transferred to the Little Rock office. In his new position, he will specialize In Ihe handling of im- po'rtant fire losses over the state. B. C. Finchcr has been anoolnt- ed munagcr of the Jonesboio office, . The firm, which serves 9fi towns and communities in Northeast Kansas and Missouri, expects .... curtailment of power, according to James Hill Jr., president. The brownout spread to Indiana today as low coal reserves threatened the nation's industry and more stales were contemplating restric tlons on use of electric power. ' - - Circuit Clerk Is Speaker at Rotary Club Holarians now know what. :i Circuit Court Clerk cxircrlcnces In his work. At their luncheon meeting yesterday at Hotel Noble. Harvey Morris. Mississippi county circuit clerk, discussed his Job. In his serious story, with a humorous twist, he told strange experience!! encountered while seeing that courts operated smoothly and in keeping records, two of his many Important duties. Gucsls Included vernon James of Osccola. A. L. Alexander ol Little Rock, Henry Hoyl of Lcachvillc. A. II. Webb of Holland, Mo., and Monroe BeKlmr.se, Junior Rotarlan this month. QW«f, . .. ,,,. Jn malrfnirthc sole repository of judicial power. Williamson Bflld "no exception wolild be made evnn In the case of administrative board or corrthilssloijs." Tlie head of Wllllamion's proposed state court would be the chief Justice, individually responsible for the functioning of the Judiciary. What the unified state bar doc* for lawyers, a Judicial conference would, do tor the Judges, Williamson pblntcrt out. All cases, whatever, their nature, would be lllert In the same way, the Judicial department then would decide Just where In tlie new machine the cases coulrt best be processed, Williamson said that generally, all cases would be filed In the nearest office of the court and tried by a local Judge. An administrative council would assign Judges, make provisions for appeals, and decide on the tenure of Judges. • ' In the event the new reorganl- /ai-lton plan was adopled. Williamson said the legislature would provide at once for revision of the statutes to make them conform lo the new 'Constitutional provisions. life." He 'UictlcntKl 'official* would hinvo with extreme caution N. O. Cotton July Oct. Dec. 2764 27SO 2754 27t!0 277fi 2760 2768 277.1 2760 2742 2747 2754 2772 2750 2761 2767 and rallied .olhcr Inmatee In'.'aa attempted break. ' •••'• Authorities halted' tfie transfer of the wounded to .Ihe mainland H'. 1 a.m. after Indicating, that thcr e were more casualties' being rented on the Island. Marino Major Alljtrt Arsenauit; Orcetifleld, Mau.. who went uhore on Alcatraz late last night, said the guard who was overpowered'In ie initial outbreak still was trap.* ped In the cellhloek, . ••••<, Arnenaull Identified the guard as Bert A, Burch. He, ««l(), Burch, uninjured except for '» blow, on tho head, had knocked over a telephone arid wu» directing .the fire against the convict*, with hasii' conversation wrjlle lying -prone-oh the floor. • • • ••;.,'< •• < Fr»red Fight U) Flatih "The convicts are 'shooting, riot talking, and apparently it is a fight to the finish;" Arienault said. •'•• The majority of Ihe 300 prisoners did not participate In the at-, templed break.-They were herded. out of their cells and Into a yard where, under the watchful. eyes Of armed Marine*, they' kptnt the night In the cold, • •• id vent- further injuries tn gilards." Convict* KHi« Anenal 'Die rebellious cnnvlct.1, armed with an arsenal of guns, continued t<i exchange fire .with maneii'ver- guards throughout the morning. harragc of tear gas and smoke shells whistled through the barred windows of the prisons main cellblock. They exploded Inside. Approxliimloly Id kidnappers. murderers, roliljers and assorted crime-hardened federal felons w r ero milled In an apparent right to the finish— n fight that now had no apparent' • pin-pom; except continued byodshed. Avenues of escape were blocked solidly. A I leust two ruards were dead. Onr was klllnl In thr early riot - Injr,. Thr second died before S a.m. al Ihe 'Marine hospital, tit which be was taken last nlf,'M. Kourlren nther guards were wounded, several of them having heen shot In cold blood after Ihe convicts raptured them ymterday. William A. Miller, deputy warden, was the second guard lo die. Prison authorities earlier Identified the first killed as Harold B. U.S. Pushes Drive to Uproot Nazis Still Working for Reich WASHINGTON. Mny 3, (U.P.) — Official U. S. government figures revealed today that Spain and Argentina are the two remaining world strongholds for "obnoxious" and "dangerous" Germans -spies. satoteurs and economic undesir- Office ordered ables. Despite months ol effort. th». „••--• i I^OIPHI. . . Transportation Ullitcrt St6(cs ,, a d I1B pro . . railroads to reduce sharply their passenger and freight service and President Truman hinted at government seizure of the coal mines if the strike of 400,000 soft coal miners continued N. Y. Cotton YORK. May 3. (U.P.I- srcM i,, lu attempts to uproot undesirable Germans in the two bnrk to military . Cotton closed steady. Mar. May July Oct. 'Doc. 2768 2747 2753 2760 .1762 2775 2760 2762 2770 2772 2758 2743 2747 countries and get them Germany under Allied control. In most other neutral countries, where there never were as many Germans, the problem is nearly cleaned up. This Is especially true of Switzerland and Portugal. Eric still stands firmly ajninst 2713'ousting 10 German legation offl- 2758 clals, and a handful of German 275S diplomats still enjoy Ihe immunity of Ihe Vatican. "obnoxious" Germans still re- are Railroads Get Directive on Coal Shortage Passenger Service To Be Cut in Half By Middle of Month. WASHINGTON, May 3. (UP) — Transporta 11911 Director J. Monroe .Tohnson loctay directed coal- burning railroads to cut passenger .service by half l>cglnnlng May 15. Johnson previously had ordered a 2S per cent cut In passenger service by hclf beginning May 15. v Johnson previously had ordered a 25 per cent cut in passenger service effective May 10 and Instructed railroads to haul only essential freight. .strikes and shutdowns kept ah estimated 712.000 U. S. workers their Jobs today. The Stiles, a guard who killed one convict and wounded another in a 1038 attempted break. Four prison officials who were tripped in the cellblock when the riot started were rescued. They were wounded and weak from loss of blood. They had lain on the lloor more than seven hours feigning death lo escape the convicts 1 bullets, before their rescue shortly before midnight. A fifth escaped uninjured. Trapped Guarrf a Hero Another guard stlli was directing the attack by telephone from ft position In the cellblock Irmn where lie could not retreat for fear ot being cut down by Ihe convicts' fire. Despite the fact lliat they no Hed/t/ii Begin Inoculations With the .ie*ion foi( typhoid approaching, the MlMittlppl. County Health Unit will continue Its program to eradicate this disease, despite being without services of Ja director and sanitarian. . . ......,, Free Inoculations; again will be given at the Blylhdville oftice on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nf- terhoons and on -Saturday morn- Ings. • - •-.,-,, -.'... .. .. .. . Persons are being asked to be Inoculated, either by their personal physician or at the health unit office, so that the excellent record: of Mississippi County can be malri- latncd. There wat but 'one case of typhoid fever in Mississippi County last year although, about JD years ago. the number of cases and deaths soared alarmingly high., ...I, I/ The Mississippi , .County) Health unit plans to have services of e-di- rcctor and sanitarian when they can be obtained, it was pointeti 'out. At present, the clinic nur«s and two field nurses -are continuing the public health program, so far a^s possible. Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111., May 3. (UP)—Livestock : Hogs 7,000; salable 4500; slaughter hogs steady. Feeding pigs weak lo 25c lower; bulk good and choice slaughter barrows and, gilts, $14.80: few feeding pigs, $14.80; some held (higher: sows and stags H.OS. i Cattle 1,800; salable 300; calves, 300. all salable; about JO "per cent of very m«*ger supplies of cattle comprised of cows. Generally about steady In clean up trade on all classes. Odd lots and Individual light weight steers and heifers eligible to sell around $14 to 116; common and medium beew. co>'s, struck at 4 a.m. ,PST> and evidence the U S. submits to th" bus ancl Irolley olwrators In At- United Nations Security Council's Two deslroyer escorts and five lnnta remained away from work in Coast Guard cutters and patrol subcommittee investigating Spain support of wage and pension de- boats maintained a tight blockade U s Delegate Edward R. Stettin '. i mauds. around "The Rock" to prevent any iu.s Ir told the Security Council Automotive— production quota dis- 1 convicts from escaping across the 10 'days ago Ilial these Germans P»[e threatened « strike - ----- - --• ........ •"- - ...... 2752 2767 ..-^ , . 2753 27601 State Department officials saldltlons security.' were a "potential threat" to thi peace. Acting Secretary of State Dean Acheson says that among the Germans in Argentina, there are 100 who are "dangerous to United Na- In cnllrc Hilggs Manufacturing system, which employes 12,500 workers and supplies bodies for Dodge and Plymouth cars. Electrical—CIO electrical workers remained ' on strike for the 108th .day against Westlnghouse Corp. In I support of wag*' demand*. the mile and one-half Co. to the mainland. Tho detachment wide channel of more than 20 Marines, many of them baltle- hardencd veterans of the Pacific war, went ashore from a patrol boat at 6:18 p.m., more than four hours after a convict overpowered a guard, selied hi* submachine gua slaughter heifers, »I1 10.50" to feeder steers, $10.50 to $16.SO' $17.50; $17.50; ' longer stand a chance ol getting $10 ^ $12; ca nners and .cutters, off th e island alive, tlie band of $7 50 ^ «j 2 s- good heavy beef bulls murderers, bank robbers and kW-i to J14.25;'vealers, 25c higher; chote nappcrs-conllnucd lo fire sporad-;jn : . me dlum to good, 112 to »I5.75; Icaly early today. | cul , and C0 mmoti, WJO-to »10.50; They were locked In c, the west s , RUgntcr stee rs, wing of the main cellblock, surrounded and outnumbered. Warden Johnston early today named five convicts "as the ring leaders who selicrt arms and shot officers who were hostages in their plot to make a mass escape." He Identified them as Joseph Paul Crelzer. 35, bank robber and murderer: Bernard Paul Coy, \S, armed robber; Mlran Ertger Thompson. 29. kidnapper-murderer; Sam Funeral Rites Conducted For Mrs. Jettie farrish A number of Blytheville peoP*« attended the funeral of Mrs. Jettie Parrlsh, of Piggott, '.^iterdar'at- ternoon, conducted by the-Rev. Harvey. T. Kidd, pastor of Pint Presbyterian Church here. Mrs. ParrUh. 65. was the mother of Norman Parrish, Inspector for Prudential Uf« IiuunuVe Company here on farm loins. Stit dl«tt Tuesday at Memphis Baptist Has* pita). Services were conducted at First Presbyterian Church there wilh burial at the Piggott cemetery. In addition to the Rev. Mr. Kktd, Ray Worthlngton, aiid JCr. and Mrs. Gene E. Bradley joined Mr. and Mrs. N',trm*n Pmrriih »nd tan, Jimmie, there. They win home Sunday. May . S«< HJ*,J July . 14*<4 Mttt .1"
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