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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER Of NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLVH—NO. 129 Blytheville Daily VtM BlytheviU* Courier Mississippi Valley Leader Blythevtlle Herald BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 1951 EIGHT PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVB CEHTI | Foreign Aid Hopes Rest With Senate House Severs Billion Dollars From Measure WASHINGTON, Aug. 18.— (AP)—Administration lead ers looked to the Senate todaj to restore at least part of t $1,001,250,000 cut the Hous' made in President Truman'. $8,500,000,000 foreign aid bill They were particularly hopeful o recapturing an unexpected last minute slice of $350,000.000 in eco nomie aid for Western Europi That cut was pushed through by coalition of Republicans and South ern Democrats shortly before th bill passed last night by a vote o: 360 to 101. The House Foreign Affairs Committee already had lopped $340,000,000 off funds for European eco- IBPne additional cut was imposed by 149 Republicans and 37 Democrats over the opposition of 162 Democrats. 14 Republicans and one Independent. It was sponsored by Rep. Reece (R-Tenn), former chairman of the Republican Na- I Monal Committee. The House left the European economic allotment at $985,000,000 in- itead of the $1,675,000,000 requested by President Truman. Other Funds 'Approved There were no House-voted reductions in other funds' recommended by the foreign affairs committee This group had trimmed a total o «51,250,000 from Mr. Truman's re quests for military and ecomonic as sistance for Europe, Greece, Turkey Iran, the Near East, Africa, Asia the Pacific area and American Re publics allied in resistance to com munism. The bill's total as it went to thi Senate was »1,49B/!50,000. On pas lage it had the backing of 179 Dem corals, 80 Republicans and one Inde pendent and the opposition of 8 Republicans and 20 Democrats. Deeper Cut Hoped For ; was not so-deep as man - -ivtf.zKvvS^m"*™-- 11 - Communications Cut By Caribbean Winds MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 18. (AP)—All communications with Jamaica were severed by the 120-mile-an-hour hurricane which battered the British aribbean Island during the night. Cable and radio communication*— - —. with the island wa» still blanked out at 9:30 a.m. today. The last word from Kingston, the capital on the south coast, reported rain squalls—prelude to the storm—were sweeping in from the sea at 6 p.m. , Jaamica, rich island of banana and sugar plantations, has a population of 1.340,000. Kingston ie * city of 120.000. An Air Force hurricane hunter plane winged toward the storm area. Orady Norton, chief storm forecaster in the Miami Weather Bureau, said Jamaica's silence "indicated a heavy blow." Nobody Hears a Word Tropical radio reported "we've been trying' all morning to reach Kingston without luck. Nobody has heard a word out of the island since the storm struck." Cable connections with the island Iso went out. Caution was advised for the Cay- .an Islands and all other interests i the northwest Caribbean Sea. Strongest winds were estimatec y aircraft at 120 miles an hour [urricane force winds extend out •ard 50 miles in all directions from he eye and gales reached 100 miles rom the center. The latest weather bureau cal ulation placed the storm abou .00 west of Jamaica and movin west northwestward at 20 miles an hour. U.S. Underwork 'Breathes Easy' Senate Crime Group Ends Public Hearings To Write Report WASHINGTON. Aug. 18. ffi — Racketeers and gamblers sought by the Senate Crime Investigating Committee can breathe a little easier today. ' The group which threw a spotlight on many top underworld fig- — -.• - r „ - . . - ,, . /for"itformally clbse'd down its op- KS,.?-'!.™LSL^S 1 ',™ en hearings late yesterday. Jncle Sam Okays Cost-of-Living' } olicy on Wages Johnson Says Plan In Line with Overall Stabilization Object WASHINGTON, Aug. 18. (fr- The government has adopted, temporarily at least, a general policy allowing wages to rise and fall with iving costs. In approving the policy yesterday, Economic Stabilizer Eric Johnston said it was "In line with the overall stabilization objective of keeping he American economy in balance." However, Johnston said the whole stabilization program would have Lo be reviewed next spring. He okayed the new policy, proposed by the Wage Stabilization Board, until March 1, 1952. In the meantime, the board will approve wage increases granted by employers to offset the rise in living costs. Roughly, they have risen 11 per cent since January. 1950 and about two per cent since the wage-price freeze of last Jan. 25. The "new policy supplements but does not change a separate regulation under which employers may grant increases of 10 per cent ovei January, 1950, levels without com ing to the board for approval. Here's How the New Wage Policy Works WASHINGTON. Aug. 18. Here's hpw the new wage pollc will work: Living costs have gone up about 11 per cent since January, 1950, according to government statistics. Therefore, employers will be allowed to raise wages 11 per cent above January, 1950, levels. Say you were making $50 a week then. --You haven't vbad.. a Progress' Is Hinted In Cease-Fire Talks „., to $2,000,000,000. joerats turned back repeated •ttemptu to cut military-aid allotments and to make other changes in the bill. But Reece's last-minute move caught them flat-footed. It came' in the form of a technical 'mo-, recommit the entire b'ill, with instructor* to the foreign affairs eommltUe to report it back Immediately with the cut. .i Republicans argued'that the eco* nomic aid funds could be cut because T^'ropean nations, already giv- •n blliiuns of American aid, are In i position to carry more of the load Man Shows Digestive Qualities of Ostrich In Suicide Attempt NEW YORK, Aug. 18. (/P>— Trying to end It all, Ralph Nlcolls, 40, yesterday gulped down: Some 17 or 18 aspirins. The equivalent of 12 sleeping pills. A quarter pound of DDT. A quart of \voad alcohol. Then he turned on all five gas Jets In. the kitchen. Enrly today his condition was reported "good" In Kings County Hospital. CAPTURED SLAYER IGNORES MOTHER—Harry Williams (seated), 20-year-old killer-rapist who escaped from the death cell in Cook County Jail, ignores his mother. Mrs. Edna Marshall (right) who visited lim at the Chicago detective bureau after he was captured without a struggle while riding a street car. The young Negro had beaten a guard death during his escape less than 47 hours before. (AP Whephoto). 'Sub-Group' Members Seen Huddling Over War Maps MUNSAN, Korea, AUK. 18. {AP)— Alliea and Red* got down to brass tacks today as the four-man armistice subcommittee met on the buffer zone issue foe the second straight time in an atmosphere of friendly informality. The talks ar« being held strictly i they talked. And they seemed to b» otf-Uu-record and no official re-1 speaking Informally, and not from port of progress was made. But a pooled dispatch from Kae- song said the four generals — two American, one North Korean and prepared statements. After a lengthy session in hot and sweltering Kaesc-ng they adjourned. They will meet again at 11 a.m. , ,,?,"5 tomorrow 18 p.m. Saturday, EST). one Chinese - were seen huddjed T , iat mt , lcatcd the , our t rouble . shooters did not reach a final so- over a map spread out on a conference taule. They pointed to It as If Peace Talks fail— Housing Work to Resume Monday, Contractor Says "We are getting men and tooLs in here Monday morning and going to work on this job," Lewis Colvert, superintendent of work on the 1G- unit Negro housing project Blytheville Housing Authority is buildulg on South Elm St., said this morning. And union men indicated a con- , dents were changed. MacArthur War Plan May Be Used by U.S. WASHINGTON, Aug. 18. CAP)—Three senators said today if Kae- song truce talks fail the United Nations may strike the Red Chinese In Korea with the sort of warfare proposed by Gen. Douglas MacArthur. ference with construction .company officials was tentatively, set for Monday after a meeting yesterday afternoon brought no results in settlement of the three-day old strike. Members of local 88i of the Carpenters and Joiner's Union went on strike 'against the, contractor I the' project Thursday. .liwrntng , themselves. Democrat* countered with the claim that European economic recovery has progressed to the point that th& extra money requested by the president would put them on a sound footing and help them produce most of their \own military supplies- House Speaker Sam Rayburn (D- Tcx) called it a bad risk to save several hund re d million dollars a t & possible cost of $500,000,000,000 later should a slow down in European recovery tempt Russia to start an ff-out war. 'Peeping Tom' Reported Here A "peeping Tom" prowler was reported last night at the home of Ben Harpole Jr.. 1514 Holly Street. Chief of Police John Foster said that Mr. Harpole fired several shots - In the air scaring the prowler away, A search of the neighborhood failed to produce any trace of the prowler, Chief Foster said. Weather Arkansas forecast: Partly cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Sunday The committee's life still has two weeks to run. But Chairman O'Conor (D-Md) said these would be devoted entirely to writing a final report, due by 'Sept:' li and pushing 18 legislative recommendations Subpenaa and .arrast warrants issued by the crime probers will not expire until the* .committee does But the lawmakers indicated that no further searches would be made since the witnesses would not be heard if found. Drug Trade Eyed O'Conor said the final report wa« certain to have a large section dealing with the narcotics traffic. The committee centered much of its attention during recent weeks on the illegal drug trade. The committee has indicated, too, that it would have much to say about Abner (Longie) Zwillman. former bootlegger kingpin now said by the crime probers to have wide influence in northern New Jersey and to have tie-ups with many racketeers elsewhere. Zwillman Eluded Dragnet Zwillman was one of those who eluded the committee's dragnet for its last "three days of hearings. But (lie senators heard much testimony about his past and present activities. The lawmakers spent much their final hearing yesterday oi gambling in the shadow of the cap ital. They heard tltat: 1. A numbers racket grossini S45,000 to $50.000 a week has been flourishing in the District of Co lumbia and adjacent Prince George County. Maryland. 2. A reputed top figure in thi racket. Charles E. Nelson, ottered pay $15,000 a month in bribes t* three Prince Georges officials so h could operate in the county. since: It will legal for you!protest to the below-union get a raise of $5.50 a week— 'scale.'. 11 per cent of $50.That wouldn't Mr.'ColvcH said his company, J. Pyle Construction Company of have been legal last week without a special government okay. i-,.^, , ,_, , t 1L That doesn't mean you are auto- Little Rock, couldn't raise the wages matically entitled to the raise. It until they got permission ffotn the doesn't mean the employer give it to you. It simply means you can bargain for it and the employer can grant it without any clearance from the government. Say two months from now the cost of living is two per cent higher. hat would mean another possible a week fcr you. And so on. Some of the sub-contractors on the job are paying $2 an hour, the union men said. "There has been some talk that ien White and Sons, contractors, have encouraged this strike," Mr. Ross said yesterday afto-utiou. \' A .dely scattered thundershow- important temperature changes. Missouri forecast: Generally fair north, partly cloudy south this afternoon and tonight with scattered thundershowers south and east central portion late this afternoon and tonight. Sunday generally fair except a few scattered thundershowers extreme southeast. A little warmer Sunday. Low tonight in 60's high Sunday middle to upper 80's. Minimum this morning—68. Maximum yesterday—92. • Sunset tod ay—6:45. Sunrise tomorrow—5:23. Precipitation 24 hours to T a.m. —.49. Total since Jan. 1—32.04. Mean temperature (midway between high and low)—75. Normal mean temperature August—80.2. This Rale l.asl Year Minimum this morning—"il. Maximum yesterday— 90. Precipitation January 1 to dtte Iftrt ye«—46 W. Senator Scores Slaughter Quotas WASHINGTON. Aug. >18. (IP) Senator Butler (R-Neb) said toda restcration of slaughtering quota on livestock "will lead to meat r: Honing before the year is out." Butler, In a statement, difteri sharply with Price Admintstrat Michael DISalle about difficulty "enforcing his meat and cattle ce ings." J100 Received Sy Red Gross Flood Relief Fund Gets Big'Donation Largest contribution of the flood isaster fund being conducted by hickflsawba District Chapter of ed Cross was received today. A check for $100 tumbled out of he morning mail at the Red Cross aapter house on North Second treet this morning. The check twas from the B-C and Co., of Leachville and was nnt by Henry Hoyt. This contribution leaves the drive till short of its $1.111 quota. Only 1,093/75 has been collected to date. Campaign Chairman E. J. Cure oday said the drive will be kept >pen and expressed the hope that hope that the district will exceed ts quota. ' some' of Ben White's carpenters who nre members of our group, are picketing with us. Ben White has nothing to do with the strike." Mr. Ross said. Senator Taft of Ohio, chairman of the Republican Policy Committee, told reporters he.thinks the O.N, "will have to adopt the MacArthur program if the truce talks fall." MacArthur, ousted as Pacific commander by President Truman, called for the bombing of Manchurian Communist bases, a naval and economic, blockade of China and use of Chinese Nationalist troops from Formosa. Senator H. Alexander Smith (R- NJ), one of eight Republicans join ing in a statement condemning MacArthur's ouster, said In an interview -he has no doubt that the MacArthur program will be called into play immediately If It Is determined that the Chinese Red: won't agree to a truce. "I am certainly supporting General (Matthew B.) Rldgway's position Unit 'he fighting cannot be halted un. the bysis of the^gjl^h par allel as the dividing line b'etweei north and south Korea," Smith sale Vicious Warfare Mentioned Without direct reference to Mac Arthur's proposals. Senator Russe" (D-Oa) told reporters if there 1 'no peace, the U.N.'s answer will be Driver Cleared Of Manslaughter charge of involuntary I government. The contract, specifications say that carpenters will be paid at the rate of $1.75 an hour, he said. The union men are' asking for $2 nn hour, the union scale here and in most of Arkansas, according to utiion representatives. "The $1.75 an* hour listed in the contract specifications is a minimum wage only. The contractor can pay more than that if he wants to do so," Jim Ross, president of the Local 884, and H. T. Bryant, district business manager for the carpenters union, said this morning. No One Enters Project No workers nor materials have entered the project since picketing began Thursday morning. Materials trucked in for the project have been unloaded at a site away from the job. Mr. Colvert snld. Yesterday .the construction company was granted a temporary injunction forbidding the strikers to prevent workers from returning to their jobs or materials from being trucked in. It is customary for non-striking union men to honor the picket lines of union strikers, however, and no one has returned to work ns yet. "We are looking for carpenters, plumbers, and concrete workers who will come to work on the project Monday morning," Mr. Colvert saic today. The union men said they would not attempt any violence but would continue picketing. FBI Rounds Up 6 More Communist Leaders WASHINGTON, Aug. 18. (AP)—The FBI rounded up six mor Communist leaders yesterday and charged them with plotting to over throw the government by force. The arrests were the fourth round In the big hunt for Communisl which began after a Siipreme Court decision last June upheld the cor viction of 11 top Heds charged with violating the smith Act- That law makes it a crime to home Is In PitUslmrgh, was arreste slaughter against Carlos R. Martin, Birmingham, Ala., truck driver, was dismissed in Municipal Court here this morning. * Martin was charged with the death of M. J. Wright, 34, of Ty- ronra who was killed Aug. 10 when the pickup truck he was driving was hit by a trailer transport driven by Martin after the smaller truck had swerved into the path of the tra rusport in an a ttc mpt to dodge a dog. Deputy Sheriff Holland Aiken was the only witness to testify at the hearing. officer. He was investigating for Too Many Bolts Has Korean Depot Officer All in a Dither Mr. Bryant this morning denied tliat there was any show of violence on the part of the striking carpenters at any time since the pick eting began. Hugh Colvert signed affidavit for warrants charging 11 of the strikers with dragging him from his pick-up truck Thursday morning. "The $1.75 an hour wage was protester! at the very first and we said we would work for $1.75 only until such time as the wage is corrected," Mr. Bryant said. 'We Protested Wages' Mr. Ross had said earlier thai the company had promised $2 an hour but had never paid it. "When the Job started, the first superintendent paid tf an hour," Mr. Bryant said. He said the wage was lowered when the superinlen- each or advocate the forceful over- hrow of the government. The arrests, all in the Pennsyl- ania-West Virginia area, brought o 46 the number of Communists accused under the act since the Su- >reme Court decision. Four of these lave not yet been found. And four of the convicted 11 top leaders umpcd bail instead of surrendering to begin serving their terms. They ire being sought. Steven Nelson, 47, described by the FBI as schooled in espionage and sabotage in Moscow, was among seized in the latest roundup. Nelson has been chairman of the Communist Party of Western Pennsylvania since July, 1948, Set Up Red Cell The House Un-American Activities Committee has accused him oi setting up a Red cell in the wartime "ni did radiation laboratory at the versUy of California, which atomic bomb research, and of ob Inlning secrets there to be pa&scc along to Russia. He then was a party organizer in Alameda Calif. County FBI agents pounced upon the six in scattered places. Nelson, whos Late Bulletin— DETROIT. Aug. 18. OP/— Colonel Keith K. Complon of St. Joseph, Mo., flying an F-86K Sabre jet fighter finished lira* today In the transcontinental Bend I jr. Trophy Rare. igorous' warfare against the Red linese. Russell heads the,combined Sene Armed Services and Foreign elaUons Committees which voted to 3 yesterday to make no for- al report on its 2,000,000 words testimony about MacArthur's uster. Contending that a report would e superfluous. Russell said the curings had accomplished the end convincing American Allies that lutlon today on where the cease- fire buffer zone should be placed. Once more the sound of laughter coining from the conference room spurred hope of, progress. Progress Hint Dropped Peiplng radio yesterday dropped a hint of progress in a broadcast just before the negotiators met. The Red radio, monitored in Tokyo, said the .subcommittee Thursday "took the first step toward finding a solution to the Issue deadlocking the truce talks." What that step was, Pejping didn't say. The subcommittee began today's session at 11 a.m. Before they met,, liaison, officers of the two sides took over the conference room and, continued their debate on the neutrality of Kaesong- The liaison groups will meet again tomorrow. Allied members refused to discus* what happened today'. The subcommittee again met around one of the smaller tables in the conference room. Observed from, ouUside, the envoys appeared comfortable and relaxed m they lean- ie people of this country will be ilted behind an all-out offensive tKe fl 'iling is resumed. UN Will Wage War "I am sure that if the truce talks ail. the United Nations will wage ar much more vigorously thai :iey have in the past, ns a. result o tie sentiment the hearings have dls- { losed," Russell said. • > : The eight Republicans, -withheld ublication of their views, until,Su»ay night. Senator Bridges'j^-mf* ailed their report ."very strong and orthrighL" He said It."hits al the icart of the subject of the MacArthur inquiry." . ' ,, Other senators said the views of he eight, which will be filed as a jart of the committee's record, vJg- iTosuly ^condemn the method, of MacArthur's political views but do- i't specifically support his military recommendations. ed back in arm chairs. They met for one hour and 40 minutes before ftdjournlBg for lunch. The afternoon session lasted one hour and 49 minutes. Reds Ride In Je«p The Communist team rode to lunch In a captured American jeep still bearing the marking' "KMAG" painted on the bumper — "Korean Military Advisory Group." ' ' si ( des again.. "* .limited .th* ( bonier --" -^ U.S., Red Jets In Big Battles Large-Scale Air Action Is Resumed Over North Korea . enee. The United Natloni»"had .thre correspondents at Kaesong,-" ' the Reds four. , One of the Communists wa« a newcomer, Tibor Meral of Budapest's Szabad Nep. the official newspaper of the Hungarian Communist Party. • * Merai would not comment on t*ii possibility of peace in Korea, but h» ' repeated the usual Communist complaints about Allied air raids. He said the U.N. warplanes were killing many persons, "mostly women and children." North Korean Maj. Gen. Lfea Song cho and Chinese Ma], Gen. Hsleh Fang again represented .the Reds today. Philadelphia. James Hulse Do , 65, western Pennsylvania re cscntative of the Dally Work* Communist newspaper, was arres d In Nelson's Pittsburgh home. The others arrested, together wl he FBI's Identification of the Communist connections, are: William Albe'rtson, 41. of Detroit, 'ormerly organizational secretary 'or western Pennsylvania. He now is .rade union secretary, district 7, at Detroit. Albertson was arrested in his car between Detroit and Flat Rock, Mich. He is a native of Rus- U. S. EIGHTH ARMY HEAD- QTJARTB:RS, Aug. is. </PI—u.s. and Red Jets fought two thundering battles over northwest Korea today in the first Urge-scale air action In more than a month. US. Fifth Air Force said one l fighter was damaged in the rst clash and one was "probably estroycd" in the second. The Air Force said all the Amcrl- an P-86 Sabre Jets In both battles etnrned safely to their bases. "The Be-sl Known" Benjamin Lowell Careathers. Sr. r about 60. treasurer of the Communist Party of western Pennsylvania. The FBI said he has been described as "probably the best known Communist In the city of Pittsburgh." A native of Chsittnoog Tcnn., Careathers moved to Pittsburgh in 1915. He was arrested In his car in Pittsburgh. Andrew Rudolph Onda. 46, steel organizer for district 5. Communist Party, covering western Pennsyl vania. He was arrested at his home in Pittsburgh. Irving Welssman, 38, former district chairman of West Virginia now assigned to national headquarters in New York. The FBI sai< Weissman went to Spain in 1037 during the Sp.inJsh civil war. Hi served in the U.S. Army In World War If. He was picked up at thi New York public library, 42nd Stree and 5th Avenue, SOMEWHERE IN KOREA, Aug. 18. t&i —The young engineer depot commander held up ht« hand in resignation and said: "Please do something about the bolts." He has 15,525 bolts today. "More come in on every train from Pusan." He said, "I can't get rid of them," They are all 18-inch steel bolts, \ of an inch tMck. About all they are med for, thr » '<•"!<"M?-it thUt * aln - >* to build timber tre&tle I brldfM. He figures he has enough on hand for 300 bridges each 30 feet long, about the normal length for Korea. "I told another engineer outfit there was a shortage of 18-Inch bolts, i got rid of ten boxes that way. Those guys probably will have those ten boxes." he said. "It didn't do me much good. I got 30 boxes from Pu.-an the next day." "Oh, yes." he added, "don't uw my nam«. You know, the Cotton Stockpile Sought by Texan WASHINGTON, Aug. 18. (AP) — The Defense Department will be asked next week to recommend stockpiling of cotton, Rep, Mahon Jonesboro Man's Quick Act Helps Fliers to Land Safely JONESBORO. Ark., An?. 18 (,!•,—i to the airport. Quick thinking of a Jonesboro The three men turned their <D-Tcxas) said today. The Texan, chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee for the armed services, told s. reporter he will confer with Pentagon dent may have saved the lives oi two Air Force men. As W. H. Owin. ,lr., was driving his car past the Jonesboro airport during a wind and electrical storm before dawn today, he heard an airplane circling overhead. He noticed that no lights were on at the airport. He drove Ills automobile up to a locked gale and crashed through It. oficlals Monday on his proposal '.o 1 'Then Gwin notified Rcjcr Scott jtockpilB l minimum of »3,000,000 i ar.rt Btll Lvmsford ol Ihe filiation 1 M* uked Uiem U> bring their o«r« tomobiles headlighU on a landin strip. The plane, piloted by Lt. Joh Rider. 24. of Bridgeton, N.J., an Lt. John 8 Rivers. 23. of Detroit Mich., landed by the lights of th RUtomoblle.s. Rider and Rivers said they wer on their way from Ooodfellow A Force Base, San Angelo, Tex, I Detroit for the weekend. The airmen sald.tliry circle Jonesboro about IS minutes befon being given th« Improved llghlin*. by lit* Ted Mack Show, Twenty-eight Sabres tangled with Russian type Mlg-lBs between 5.003 and 35.000 feet in the second ight. In the earlier fight. 20 Sabres col- ided with 30 Red Jets. The battle, 5.000 feet over Son- hon, lasted five minutes. The Migs rckc off the fight and Hew north, t, was the first Inrgc scale Jet air tattle since July 11. The Sabre Jets, of the Fourth •Mghter Interceptor Wing, were fly- ng top cover for a Ilight of P-80 Shooting Star Jets attacking mili- ary targets when they intercepted he Migs. Lt. Buford A. Hammond of Mld- rtte-sboro. Ky., was credited with damaging the Russian-type plane. Action is Asked In Oil Dispute British Say They May Pull Technfcians TEHRAN, Iran. Aug. 18. (/P> — Britain's chief oil negotiator said today British technicians will pull out of the nationalized Anglo-Iranian refinery at Ahadan soon unless Iran agrees to a .speedy settlement of the grave oil dispute. Richard Stofces Issued his statement while Premier Mohammed Mossadegh's cabinet was meeting to draft what is expected to be its final reply to Britain's proposals. Stckes repeated that the offer — proposing what amounted to 50-53 control of the country's oil industry —wa.s the best he could make. He made it clear he expects a yes or no answer today or within the next few riavs. 3 More Entrants Named in Osceola Talent Roundup The final compete In three contestants to the amateur Talent Roundup Saturday night at the Osceola Community House were selected after auditions at Radio Station ROSE yesterday afternoon. Linda Sue Fells. 12-year old pifin- Ist from Joiner; Don Ashley of Osceola, trumpet player: and Peggy Brinkley of Dyess, who will play and sing, were chosen to join trie seven previously named as contestants In the second weekly Talent Roundup. 'The Osceola Kiwanis Club and Radio Station KOSE are sponsor- Ing Ihe 13-week series of shows and proceeds will go to the playground and underprtvltrgerl fund. Plotters' Trial Begins in Iran AMMAN, Jordan. Aug. 18. The trial of 10 persons charged with plotting the July 20 assassination of Jordan's King AVidullah opened at Antelby Camp near here today before a special military court. The indictment against the men, three of whom are relatives of Haj Amin El Hussclni. exiled Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, accused them of "plotting, abetting and inducing the assassination of King Abdullah." Two of the accused are being tried in absentia, since they arc living in Cairo. Channel Champs Refuse Prizes FOLKESTONE, Eng.. Atlg, 18. <A") —Three Egyptian swimmers have turned down prizes totalling 1500 pounds t$4200) for swimming the English Channel because, they tlaimcd, the newspaper which donated the money slandered King Farotik. Their decision was announced at • u _ r _ __ the prize-giving dinner here last the" fi'iiais will set a i niijht when the winner.of the race, trip to New York »nrl an audition ( Mareeh KKSXII Hamari, wis called on to siy » tew words.

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