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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLVII—NO. 135 Blythevllle Daily. Newt BlytheviUe Courier Mississippi Valley Leader Blythevllle Herald BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, AUGUST 25, 1951 EIGHT PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENT* 'Economic Jockeys Warned of Danger WSB Says U.S. Maneuvering Self Toward 'Bankruptcy 1 WASHINGTON, Aug. 25. (AI^)—Jockeying among economic groups to keep abreast of each other is leading toward "national bankruptcy" in the opinion of industry members of the Wage Stabilization Board. Senate to Investigate W M. Boyle, RFC Loan Their grim warning on skyrocketing inflation came yesterday as government's living-cost index nit a new'all-time high and a nation- Harriman Lands In Yugoslavia To Discuss Needs 'Assistance Plans' fcjo Be Talk Topics ^ Marshal Tito BELGRADE, Yugoslavia,. Aug. 25. (-'Pi — President Truman's roving trouble-shooter W. Averell Harriman arrived here today to talk with Premier Marshal Tito about Yugoslavia's basic needs in the way of military and economic assistance. En route home from Tehran Harriman looked ivan and weary from his long efforts to break the deadlock in the now suspended negotiations between Britain and Iran over oil nationaMzaticn- Harrinmn said his mission to Yugoslavia was to talk to Tito about "various assistance programs" both military and economic. Flies to Capital After a quick breakfast here, he flew on to Bled, Yugoslavia's summer capital in the Slovenian Alps, to meet the Yugoslav marshal. It will be his second meeting with Tito. Trie first was six years ago in Moscow, when he was ambassador there and Tito was a (then) friendly visitor to the Soviet The .IJnited States has SinUi^vwj OOO.QOO worth of ecunon.'ur.^ ._ '.-, ing the past year. _£iSrrehtiy -iE^Ti limited. Amount 01 um to help strengthen, the rehses of this country against the threat of a Russian-led coininlorni ^invasion. ~ : Harriman will leave tomorrow for -London, where he plans to meet : British Prime Minister Clement Attlee to report on the Iranian oil situation. Then he will go on to Paris to discuss the progress of the Atlantic Pact with Gen. Dwight Eisenhower. wide food chain, Safeway Stores, Inc.. moved to geb higher price ceilings oti key grocery items. The wage hoard's industry inem- ers went along with the board's ,abor and public members in approving a regulation allowing 1 em- rtoyers to give automatic pay raises when living costs climb. The industry members said ihe ruling was necessary because farmers, manufacturers, distributors and retailers now generally all get upward revisions in prices as the economy changes, by various "escalation" techniques such as the operation of parity for the farmer. Parity Shifts Monthly (Parity is a pricing formula designed to give farmers a fair price for their products. It shifts every month with the cost of the things farmers have to buy), . "However," the industry members warned, "it must be pointed out that escalator arrangements are not based on sound, economic principles and can quickly lead to grave dangers," They added: "Putting all workers, manufacturers, farmers and merchants on escalation may easily prove the first- step to national bankruptcy. "It resembles the kind of seU- Enehcratinj* and rapidly-compounding inflation that at first adjusts the value of the wage dollar every six months. then every three months, then every month, then weekly, then daily—as we have seen in other countries. Boiler To Explode "Inevitably the (economic) boiler is going to explode \l every gro:»p keeps trying to get ahead of every other and we will inter into a mad and ruinous race to our national economic downfall." In Detroit. Piesident Walter P. Reuthcc of the CIO United Auto note, of W- M. Boyle, Jr. WASHINGTON, Aug. 25. (AP) — The Senate Investigations subcom- ; mittce today ordered "a full investigation" of Reconstruction Finance Corporation loans to the American Lithofold Corporation of St. Louis and any passible connection of William M. Boyle, Jr., Democratic national chairman. Senator Hoey (D-NCt chairman of the subcommittee, announced the hearings will start "as soon as the facts can be properly assemnlcrt, which will probably be early in September. Senator Nixon (R-Cali(>, a subcommittee member, told a repoiler "1 issume we will call Boyle as a witness" along with certain govern-, ment officials. ' There is no effort to prejudge the case," Hoey said, "but merely to develop the fact.s and clarify the situation." The American Lathofold loan has been a hotly-disputed issue in Congress. Senators Capehart (H-Inui and Brlckcr (R-Ohio) mentioned it in a recent report to the Senate assailing Boyle and President Truman as "graduates of the most corrupt political machine in the history of this country." Two Youths Admit Killing Taxi Driver - Two youths have confessed to the murder of a Steele taxi driver and waived extradition from Rochester Ind., where they are being held, Pemiscot County officers said this willing to check. The UAW-CIO has said^ many times that our workers would be far better off with a real rollback in prices, with a corresponding roll-back in the cost-of-living factor in wage rates." Safeway Stores accused the Office of Price Stabilization of stalling in carrying out new profit'mar- gin and cost allowance provisions nf the Defense Production Act. Morals, Inflation, World Peace To Be 1952 Issues, Three Say FRENCH LIOK, Ind., Aug. 25. (AP)—Three Midwestern governors today placed public morals, inflation, and world peace as major issues in the 1952 election campaign. The governors are Henry P. Schricker of Indiana, Adlai E. Stevenson of Illinois, and G. Menu en Williams of Michigan. They talked .to newsmen and spoke at a public radio interview last night at a midwest con- ice of Democratic leaders. The conference, at the French Lick Springs Hotel, will end tcnight with an address by Vice-Prestdent Barkley. Schricker listed a.s a prime 1952 issue the "peace and security of the weapon is inflation in America." Schricker declared, "the moral fabric of America is in distress and needs to be reconstructed." The governors said the Truman Fair Deal projratn and what they called "distrust and division by epithets and slander" also would be issues next year. The governors said they believed morning. The FBI and the Rochester -sher-+- iff, Lawrence Norris, captured the two young men yesterday after the Pemiscot authorities had determined the name and home address of one of them. Sheriff Ncnis said this morning that the boys had planned to murder and rob a taxi driver and that it was just an accident that Thomas B. (Sport) Ijipscomb was the victim. The youtlis were identified as Louis Council, 23, and Kenneth Fisher. 21. Connel was born in Pernis cot County and live d th ere for several years, but his family has lived in DeLong. Ind., for the last few .years, Pemiscot County officers- said. -T.b.f ITO wern^opliiEee^ ; at .DeLong. Fisher is not, known to* 'Missouri authorities and 'is believed to be from DeLong, also. The plan the pair carried out. Sheriff Norris quoted his prisoners as saying, was for Ccnnell to flag a taxi and get in 'the front seat next to the. driver. He .was to direct the driver to a point'where they would pick up Fisher, who would get in the back seat. Fisher had a meat grinder be had stolen from a box car. he said, and Sheriff Norris quoted him as saying he struck Mr. Lipscomb over the head "several times." Drove to Sister's ^Horne The boys then drove the cab Lo the home of Council's sister who lives north of Denton, a small town west of Steele, and changed clothes. Connell's sister was quoted as saying he told her "we knocked a taxi driver in the head and ?re using his car to get away." Pemiscot County Sheriff Jake Ciaxton j °™ said. With this lead, PemLscot County Prosecuting Attorney Elmer Peal issued* warrants for the two young men. Connell was named but the other warrant w:?s a "John- Doe" because his name was unknown. The laxi was found near Hard- sell. Ky,, Wednesday afternoon and Who's on First? No. Hoo's In Kent and Hoo's Root in' For Miss 'You Know Who!' HOO. England. Aug. 25. (ifl — Judges of the annual beauty contest elected Miss Hoo today. Who's Miss Hoo? Miss Hoo's Miss Marion Highley. Where's Hco? Hoo's' in Kent. What's next for Miss Hoo? She'll now compete for the title ol Miss Kent. Who'll win? Who knows? But Hoo is rooting for you-know-who. Polio Is Fatal To Wilson Boy Lindell Harris, 11, Is Second Missco Victim This Year world to save America for future | President Truman is saining in pop- generations." ularity. But they said they hati no Stevenson added, "and we can't assurance he would seek renomina- do what without saving the peace [ t' on of (he world or without resistance L -Aspirations Drnieri to Communist' Imperialism." i A ll three governors denied Inflation and Stalin , personal national politico Williams said. "Stalin's greatest i tions. ~ i Srhricker ruled himself out ns a possible candidate for the U.S. Sen- The second fatal case of poliomyelitis in Mississippi County this year was recorded yesterday afternoon with the death of Lindell O'Connor Harris. ll-year-o!d son of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Harris of Wilson. Young Harris wns the second Wil- summer. Carolyn Pratt, seven-year- daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rich- Supply Port Near Siberia M'Arthur Asked For 'Knock Out 1 Early in War U. S. EIGHTH ARMY HEADQUARTERS. Korea, Aug. 25. <AP>— U, S- B-29s today for the second time in more than a year bomber Rashin, Red supply port 20 miles from Ilils- sian territory which General MacArthur wanted to knock out early In the war. Thirty-five superforts hurled more than 300 tons of bombs on Rashin INajin) hi clear weather. The Far East Air Forces in Tokyo gave no report of damage. But it said 100-pound and 500-pound bombs were dropped on the part's marshalling yards and railroad facilities. The superforts met no anti-aircraft or enemy planes. All returned safely to their bases in Japan mid Okinawa. ' Almost 50 B-29s hit Raschin in the first attack Aug. 12, 1950. They struck by radar in heavy overcast and dumped some 500 tons of bombs on their targets. Rashin, one of the best ports on the east coast of Korea, is 110 miles southwest of Vladivostok. Pic up last add. War. MacArthur testified before Senate committees last may after his removal as supreme Allied commander that he repeatedly asked Wash ngton in February or March for icrniission to continue bombing Rashin. but was denied it. Tort Close to Border Defense Secretary Marshall told he senators permission was denied jecause the port, was so close to the Soviet border, "It was a question of the risk Involved in an operation so close to ;he Soviet frontier," Marshall said 'and as to the question of ships in the harbor and other mishaps that j might- occur." MacArthur described Rashin as i "the great central distributing point from Manchuria down the east coast of Korea." : He said he was very anxious to bomb and destroy Rashin. "Its usefulness to the enemy was self-evident," Ita-formerUnited -Nations military commander siud. "Great accumulations, depot accumulations, were made there. It was a great distributing center." Mass Show 20 Miles MacArthur to!d senators Rashin was about 35 miles from the Soviet line, but maps show it Is -20 mites from the Siberian border. U. S. Navy Panther jets escorted the B-25s on Saturday's raid. The bombers hit a locomotive repair yard containing R roundhouse and 15 tracks, an 18-track storage yard, a 17-track marshalling yard capable of handling 150 cars, a six- track car repair yard, a 12-track holding yard, an engine house, a car repair shop, a central heating plant two warehouses and many smaller Blisters'Reds, Leaves Talks Up to Foe UN DELEGATES ARRIVE—MnJ. Gen. Henry Hodcs looks at his watch, as he and Maj. Oen. L. C. Craigie Ileft) hurry to B sub-committee meeting with the Reds in Kaesong. Talks were cancelled by Reds that night when Ihcy alleged a UN plane bomucd the neutral zone. They have oflercd to resume talks If the UN gives a satisfactory explanation of the bombing. However, Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway dismissed the ;harge as a take. (AP YVIrephoto). ard Pratt of Wilson died of polio Aug. 2. The Harris youth died at Community Hospital in Paragould where lie was taken Wednesday night. He became ill Sunday. Dr. Clark M. Bak- pr of Paragould atributcd the death to polio. , Services for the boy will be con- the FBI entered the case^ *henji j duc[Rd at 2:3 o p . m .tomorrow at the ""Wilson Baptist Church. The Rev. D. B. Bledsoe. pastor, will officiate, as- [ sistcd by the Rev. A. F. Muncy of! j Lake City, formerly pastor of the. English. Talk Bothers Red in Letter Drama PANMUNJOM, Korea, Aug. 25, lAPJ—"Speak Korean,' 'the Chinese Red "colonel demanded, "I can tnlk/ln any language 1 .want to." the-South Korean officer •replied in English". "It's up to me what I speak." ..Then the South Korean handed the Communist a yellow envelope. Inside was a statement by Gen. Matthew B. Ridgwuy which administered a tongue-fashing to the'Reds' Korean War commanders over charges which brought about suspension of the Kaesong truce talks. ~ : — -4 federal warrant was issued for the pair charging them with crossing a state line to escape a murder charge. structure. 1 ;. In other action Saturday, flashing U.S. F-Rfi Sabre jets won a 51- jet sky fight over northwest, Korea— the second jet battle in two days. Twenty-one Sabres damaged nt least one Red MIG-15 in brief but aggressive action with 30 enemy jets near Sinulju, northwestern Korea border city on the Yalu River. Friday night 2fi Sabres tangled briefly, with 40 MIG-los over Sin- anjn. midway between the border and the North Korean capital of Pyongyang. The Sabres shot down two MIGs. No Sabres were icported lost either action. Probe Launched In Plane Crash FBI Seeks Evidence Of Sabotage After 50 Persons Die '•We were notified by the Missouri authorities that the boy Council mi;*lit come here to his par any aspir.i- Weather Arkansas forecast; Partly in northwest portion this afternoon ate next, year. and in north portion tonight. Sunday widely scattered ihundershow- er; Warmer in northeast portion. Mhsouri forci-asl: Partly cloudy, warm and humid tonight and Sunday with scattered thunderstorms northwest and extreme north por- ; lion late tonight or early Sunday. Low foniphl ^on^raUy ne'r IPI, high Sunday 90-95 Minimum this morning 68. Maximum yesterday—92. Sunset today—6:36. Sunrise tomorrow—5:28. Precipitation 74 hours to 7 a.m. —ncne. Total since Jan- 1—32.19. Mean temperature (midway between high and low)—80. Normal mean tempera tiii,* 1 (or August—80.2. ^ This I) ,e I^st Year M:nin:mn tr-.; moniin? 67. M.ix'irmni 'cstcrday "8. rrecipilation January I to this High School Band to Start Drill Monday The Blytheville High School Band will bejin marching drills at the! school at. 1 p.m. Monday, it nasi announced today by Robert Lipscomb, band director, •• \ 7M activities planned for the oand include performances at tool- ball game*, pep rallies, parades and as host band [cr the Northeast Arkansas District Pair Band Day Sept 26. Mr. Lipscomb said. In addition to marching drills, band classes for beginning, intermediate and advanced students will be held, during the school year, he bald. These classes are open to all Junior and senior high school students, who may register now, Mr. Ll|»comb said. He also sr,id tlial drummers are needed bet use C. the Icxv o! Ihe, band's rr.t'ie r ru:n --ecli^n ihrou^hj graduation -or lrans.!er lo private j ichooU. I Wilson church. Burial will be tn Ermcn Cemetery at Osccoln. with Landis Funeral ents home." Sheriff Norris said, i Home of Campbell. Mo.. In charge. "We found that he was there, so] In addition to his parents. Lin- Ihe FBI went to the back dcor and i dell is survived by a brother. Kcn- I went to the front door." the In- | "elh Wayne, four; and a sister. diana sheriff continued. j -Judith Garde, two. "He started to run when r came ] to the door. but. I went on in and we got him," Sheriff Norri.s said. The other man was picked up a -Dies in Fall from Window few hours later when they found County's First Cotton Bales Are Reported [Retired U.S. General his name and address, Robbery Was Motive -They said robbery was the motive and they reasoned that il they robbed a taxi driver, they would have & get-away car," Sheriff Norris explained. Chief Deputy Jack Kellcy of the Pemi-scot County • Sheriff's Office SEC SLAYING on Tagr 8 ROME. Aug. 25. <AP>— Goeffrey P. Baldwin. GO, retired ITS. brigadier ccnoral and director general here for CARE, lumped or fell to his death torfay from the sixth floor of an office building, police said. Baldwin was from Battle Creek, Mich, CARE — Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe— is a relief organization. Mothball Fleet Called Nation i Cheapest Insurance by Nimitz -SAN FRANCISCO. Auc. "2* '--P. time involved in the construction Fleet. Admiral Cho.slcr W. Nimitfc'M .iurl) a imnrndnus vr-vcT." today called the Navy's mothball j Several hundred persons, inciutl- j fleet the "cheapest Insurance evcr!jn E Mrs. William S. Brardsley, wife offered the American people," | of Iowa's governor, joined N'imitK The Red liaison officer, a Colonel Chang, nervously accepted the envelope. Obviously upset over being addressed in English, Chang walked quickly to his Rus- : sinn-made jeep and drove off to : Kaesong. Tim cold, brief bit of d rani a occurred at 1 p.m. today HO •p.m. EST Friday) on a highway outside Panmunjnni, Red outpost six miles cast of Kaesong. About 11 MO a.m., General Ridgway. the supreme Allied commander, had issued his bristling statement. ]L offered to resume the Kaesong talks but it called the Red charges which brought about their suspsir-ion "malicious See ENGLISH on Page 8 First cottoti bales of the 1051 sea-011 wore reported today from Del) ' and Manila. M. J. Koehlcr of Dell ginned a 562-pound bale at the Planters Gin Company In Dell and the West Side Gin Company of Manila also reported a bale ginned there. The Manila bale was grown by A. T. Brewer of Manila. It weighed 582 pounds. Mr. Koehler's cotton was of trie DPL 15 variety and his crnp was planted April 8. His bale is stored at the Del] Compress. Mr. Brewer's cotton is of the Stoncvillc 2B variety. His bale is stored at the Federal here. Blytheville Compress reported this morning that it had received its bale of the 1951 season. The bale was grown on the Flays and Edrtinglon farm at Hertnondale Mo., and was ginned this ninrning- at the I HrrmondalR Gin Company. OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 25. .(AP) —FBI and Civil Aeronautics officials opened investigations today into the crash of Uniled's hev;esl type airliner, as .searchers went over a hill- .side 20 miles south of here for the ast. of 50 broken bodies. Object of the FBI probe is Lo determine whether sabotage caused the DC-6-B lo plow into the foR-shroud- ed hill a few moments from the end of its transcontinental flight early yesterday. The FBT, in announcing the investigation, would not elaborate or comment whether il was routine. The Civil Aeronautics Board's investigation was to cover all phases of the accident- Regional Investigator Ralph A, Reed said it would ] The explosion .sent a rain of last several days but the CAB prob- j boulders and debris smashing down ably would know .sometime today Jon the site o[ a $]2.0QO.OOO dam whether the ship had strayed from (project of the city of Denver its landing course ,as sevrral .south Boulder Creek Canyon, dents of HIP area suggested. United Air Lines .-said last ni searchers quit nftfr bringing d'j perhaps 41 bodies, most of them Enemy Charges On UN 'False' Supreme Commander Refuses 'Satisfactory' Answer to Communists TOKYO, Aug. 25. (AP) — Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway today sent a blistering message to top Red commanders in Korea and left it up to them whether armistice talks would continue in Kaesong. The supreme Allied commander said lie was willing to resume negotiations, halted by the Reds. But he rejected as "malicious falsehoods" Communist accusations that United Nations forces violated Kacsong's neutrality. Reds broke off the talks two (lays ago. They demanded a "satisfactory" answer to their chargs that a United Nations warplane attacked Kaesong to murder the Red delegation. nidgway's reply said the charga 'as "so utterly false, se preposter- us and so obviously manufactur- d" that it did not merit a reply. The next step was to the Com- nunUts. Ridgwny's scathing mes- age gave them a hard choice. The harshly-worded reply was c-nt lo Kim II Sung, North Koenn premier, and Gen. Peng Teh- lual. commander o/ Chinese Red 'oices in Korea. -It was first broadcast ov«r the armed forces radio, then delivered a Chinese liaison officer at the Red outpost of Paimiujom, sin nilcs east of Kaesong. Door Is Cracked The last paragraph left the door open—just a crack—for a resumption of talks. Ridgway said, "when you ar« prepared to. terminate the suspension of armistice* negotiations"".' V. ill direct my representatives to meet with yours, with a view to seeking a reasonable armlstio agreement." The Allied delegation, headed by Vice Adm. C. Turner Joy, stood by at United Nations advance headquarters in Munsan, ready to go to Kaesong If the Reds give tha word. Ridgway's reply, in tone and content, came as no surprise to observers here. They said he could hardly apologize for incidents he had already branded as "manufactured In id* vancc." Answer "N'ot Satisfactory* Nor, the observers added, can the Reds accept the blast as the "satisfactory" answer they demanded. It Is possible, said the observers, trie Reds will agree to continue negotiations, and try to convince the world they ->re doing an for Sc« CEASE-FIRE on Page I Eight Die, 10 Hurt as Dynamite Is Touched Off by Lightning Bolt WONDERVU, Colo., Aug. 25. (AP)— Eight men were killed or' fatally injured and 10 hurt yesterday when lightning touched off a dynamite blnst at a damsite and searchers still checked today to see if there were other casualties. horseback. They were to return today lor the othrr nine—or whatever can be found of them. Famed Jurist Is Dead HAVANA. Cuba. Aug. 25 (AP> — Dr. Anonin Snnchr?. de Gustamantc, 86. nfttcd international jurist and former member of the World Court at The Hague, died last night of a heart ailment. Bash in Ihc front range af the Rocky Mountains. The dam.sitc Is about 35 miles northwest of Denver and is sonlh- wKt of Boulder, the site of the University of Colorado. Between 50 and 60 men were working in the area when the lightning touched off the dynamite which was lo hnvc been fired when the day shift went off duty at 5 p.m. (MST). The blast was at 1:40 p.m. Both Sides Cave In "Both sides of the canyon caved In." said Noble I,. Benson. 29, of Nampa, Idaho, operator of a heavy earth moving machine. "A big rock hit my Euc <earth mover) and just- about pushed the motor into the ground." "r heard a blast like thunder and the .south bank of the canyon caved in." reported Gerald (Bud) Worthing of Boulder, a line boss for the public service company of Colorado, He was working with a crew on the north edge of the canyon. H Went Off. Too "Then. I think, after lightning hit the wiring leading to the dynamite rock or lightning jumped to the north nde of the canyon. It had been drilled and loaded and it went off, too." 'Kissing Rebel/ at 706, Beams Theft Hearings As Wife, 62, Receives Degree Are Continued Pacific fleet com- and the Iowa's skipjwr. Capt. Wil- The wartime mandcr and. more recently, chief of liam R. Smcrtber? III. in tiie cere- naval operations, spcaklns at re- i mcnics. Thcv ivere staged under the of commissioning ceremonies of the U.S.S. Iowa, one of the world's largest battle-ships, said the cost of building the Iowa today would be about $250.000.000, The original cost was halt of in^.i, he paid. 'And. in addition to the financial h* 16-inch gvins of the hu?e vessel. The 45.000-ton vessel, which carried President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Casablanca In 1943. has been In mothballs at the San Francisco np.vnl shipyard since March. 1349. She will be ihe lo:irtl] and I,.si of hrr cl3. c .«; U> return to sea duly. Al- gain accruing lo our people, 11 ] rradv in commission arc the Mls- *Jd, 'the Navy ha« Mved thilsouri. New Jsr&ey and Wisconsin. Senate to Debate Foreign Aid Measure Next Week WASHINGTON. Allf? 25. (API — A $7,535.000.000 foreign aid bill Is ready for Senate debate next week. The Senate Foreign relations and Armed Services Committees—lotal- lln? 2fi of the 96 Senate members — unanimously approved tho measure last night after rcie^'ii^c. II to 4. a proopsal to artach in n authority for construction of the SL. Law- j renct MILLEDOEVtLLE. Ga., Aug. 24. f/p t —The Confederacy's !OB- years old "iiif.vini? general." William Bush, bcninlngly watched iiis 62-year old v,l(e receive her college degree. Afterwards, ail decked out In his $300 uniform, from a movie company, the general had a high lime autographing Confederate money. He nlso passed along the observation that he didn't care how much "book learning" his wife had so long i\s she remained a £crj(i conk. Mrs, Bush was graduated firm; the Gcoigia Slate College for Women ycstciday with a bachelor el arUs degree. After 39 years a* a school teacher she finally had earned credits for a sheepskin. The general, whose title h honorary, gave us his recipe [or a ions life: "Every time a pn'lly girl gets In my way. I lot >m have a good kiss—and then they have to turn around and kiss me back." The General and Mrs. Bush slept the night before graduation In 'the old governor's mansion here, now the home of school President Guy H. Wells. It wasn't until gmdnallon day lhat the old Confederate learned he had slept in the room once occupied by Gen, William Tecumsch Sherman, (he Yankee general who copuired Ihe town. Hearing for two Xegroes, Willis i Pope sijd Willie Harris, on charges ; of petit, larceny, were continued until Tuesday in Municipal Court I this morning. ! The Negroes are charged with tha theft of some parts off a truck belonging to Buddy Abdou and N. M. Moore, Jr. In other action, hearing for Frank Kendrick on charges of driving a motor vehicle without the owners' consent and petit larceny was continued until Monday. Bond was set at $300, Kendrick is charged with taking $15 from Eugene Hhrris. driver for the ABC Cab Company with whom he roomed, atiri driving hi* taxi to th* stal« HIM.

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