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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 24, 1946
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XL1I1—NO. 54 Bljthevtlle Dally New* BlythevUle Herald BlytbevlUe Courier "'Thuiitppl Vallej THE DOMINANT NEWBPAPKR Of NORTHEAST ARKANSAS ANU SOUTHEAST UiaOOCHI BLYTHUVtLLK. ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, MAY 24, 1940 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS TRUMAN CALLS PARLEY ON RAIL TIE-UP ODT Using Air, Roads and Rivers To Move Freight Shipments of Food and Feed for Animals Get Highest Priorities. Freight Traffic Tie-up sures Memphicns of Plenty of Fine Cabbage MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 24. (UP) —Memphiaiis need not fear hunger during the milroaci strike. They till) always cat cabbage. 'Hie Wesi Tennessee and North Mississippi cabbage crops matured simultaneously. Then the railroad trike blocked the main shipping channel, leaving 2500 carloads of •nbbngc'with biu uiic major market—Memphis, By I.AWKKNCE GONDEH United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, May 24. IU.P.) —A hastily Improvised fleet ol motiV, air and waler earners swung into action today to keci food, medicines, fuel and olhci essential items moving across the country during the railroad strike The nation's transportation czai Director j. Monroe Jolmson of th Office of Defense Transportation issued a rigid priority list to available shipping spac;- and appealed for full cooperation frou all carriers and the public. The Army Air Force.s banned al but emergency operations to mak every plane and crew available t ODT. All large Army transpor and troop carriers were throwi into the emergency air Ileet. Nava transports also were called inti action. Commercial airlines warned trev clers that reservations would b hard-to get and began adding new flights (o their schedules to kee vital supplies on the move. The American Trucking Asso elation mobilized most of (lie na tion's 4,503,000 1 trucks and estab lished emergency committees important shipping centers to as sign transportation to foodstuff and other .priority freight. • Inlcr-city bus operators were ordered to draw up plans for pooling equipment and coordinating traffic.., B-side ihc immediate inconvenience" of inter-city travel, food shortages loomed as the major threat :'-to the average citizen in event of;, a prolonged strike. Milk trains were exempt from the strike , order; hur.-J;.b.ipm*;i}s of meat, bnk- cry prbducTs', canned' goods and other processed foods were not. Motor trucks, which normally carry most fresh produce, began takinp over shipments of the other foods as well. The task of mobilizing military and commercial aircraft to haul priority freight and passengers during the rail crisis was assigned to Robert Ramspeck, vice president of the Air Transport Association and former Georgia congressman. ' He was appointed director of air transportation for the ODT and empowered- to coordinate operations of commercial airlines am: the Army and Navy air transport services durinc the emergency. In issuing its freight embargo ODT assumed that some trains would run and thereby made the order apply to railroads as well as air, water and motor carriers. Top Priorities to Food In virtually all cases, priorities were established in the following order: , 1. Food for human consumption and livestock feeding. 2. Fuel, including return of empty petroleum gas containers. 3. Medical supplies. 4. Chemicals and repair and rc- plnccment parts for water supply systems, communications and public utilities. 5. Newspiint. 6. Containers for food, medical supplies, drugs, and materials con- .'irnccl In manufacturers and processors of essential products. 7. Repair and replacement, parts necessary to maintain essential transpoitatiin operations during the crisis. 8. Articles covered by express money classifications. swnably referred (o transit between banks financial institutions. Thought Baby Ugly, Abandons Him Congressional Anger Increases Low Mukeiu Appeal For Truman to Bare Plans to End Strikes. WASHINGTON. May 24. (UP) — Congressional anger at the strike emergency reached whlt c heat today amid mounting demands for President Truman to appear before the lawmakers personally with a plan to end walkouts which are "paralyzing both government and business." Sen. Harry p. Byrd. D.. Va., who originally requested a presidential appearance, said Mr. Truman told him today he was giving the matter "full consideration." He declined to predict, however, whether the President would agree. The White House simply said It had" "no comment." In the house, Rep. Karl Mundt, R., S. D.. said Mr. Truman should go before Congress no later than '• loon tomorrow "for the specific ind immediate purpose of putting n end to these defiant strikes." If Mr. Truman would tell confess what additional power he needs to end the strike. Mundt said, lie would have the necessary legislation by midnight tomorrow. Rep. John E. Rankin. D., Miss., also, said it was .time for the President, to act. The House Labor committee also swting- into action, naming a special seven-man subcommittee to investigate causes of labor unrest and to make remedial recommendations. Rep. Augustine B. Kelley, D.. Pa., was named chainnan. James Ashc. left, feeds his 10-day-old sou who was abandoned In a Chicago hospital by Its mother. Mrs. Marjorle Aslie. right, who left a note saying she tmmjht their baby ugly. Ashc chnrlcrcd a plane, nflcr his wife was located in Burlington, Iowa, to bring her back to Chicago and convince her that the bixby was not ugly. (NEA Telepholo.) Strike Stops All But 50 Trains Over Nation's Network of Tracks And Congress Calls for Action Blackout Due To Burned Cable Power Failure Stops Presses in Courier News Plant. Nation Has Four-Day Supply of Meat With Less in Some Places CHICAGO, May 14. <UPI—The American Men; Institute announced today that tho nation will be out of meat within four days If It Is forced 10 depend upon the supply now hi storage. In somc-'irens the supply will run out within two days, the meat institute reported. ^liners' Strike )oesn r t Matter No Cars Available To Haul Coal Even If It Was Produced. This prc- funds in and olhci High School Band Gives Program For Rotary Club Eight members • of . Blytheville School Band presenled a program for Rotariaiis and their, guests yesterday at the regular luncheon meeting at Hotel Noble. A feature of the musical program \vas a trumpet trio by Karl Wadenpfuhl, band director, Harry Fan- and Donald Ramsey. During t]] C inarch numbers. Mr. Vadcnpfuhl played the Frencn lorn. Donald Ramsey played a ;rombone; Thomas Bell, baritoim; Harry Farr, trumpet; Jimmy Lowe, clarinet: Nathan Wade, saxophone; Inssell Philliixs, snare drums: Jim CatcA, bass drum and Bill Williams, sousaphone. Guests other tiian the entertainers were Hays Sullivan, R. \V. Nichols and Myron Nailing, all of the Lnxora Rotary Club; James Higdon and Claude Heathcock of Holland, Mo. Rotary club, B. J. Nelson of St. Louis, and T. J. Slov.i.11 of Eudora, Ark. Fire Damages Biship Home On Franklin Micola Farmer Succumbs in Caruthersville Tlic residence of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Biship at the corner or Davis avenue and Franklin street, was severely damaged by fire last night which started from a kerosene cooking stove. The flames spread through three rooms of the house, burning thc j papered walls and a portion of the furniture. Other furniture was It was said the fire started from excess kerosene In thc burner, which, when lighted, flared up Thc fire, which broke out at G:30 o'clock, spread rapidly before a young relative of the Bishlps could notify the fire department. Firemen extinguished thc flames bc- The first major electric service- interruption here in several years occurred yesterday-when three large cables leading from lhc Arkansas- Missouri Power". Compaiiy's" 110,000- volt substation to'the main switchboard at the local plant burned out shortly after 4 o'clock. The outage lasted shortly more than two hours in the west section of town and ( in n portion of the business district. However, through use of auxiliary generating equipment, the company was able to maintain service for about 50 per cent of Its customers, mostly located in the cast part of town. Service was maintained in the circuit which furnishes the Blytheville Hospital and the city water pumping plant. Also, emergency service was furnished the local canning factory, which prevented spoilage of a large amount of food in thc process of being canned, it was understood. At Walls Hospital, which was in the affected area, there were no operations in progress and the "blackout" caused no great trouble, it was said. The water company Informed the hospital that water service might be interrupted and to draw up a supply of water, which was done. Yesterday's Issue of Courier News was late because thc city edition had been on the press only a short time when the current went off. Several hundred calls were rc- rcivcrf over the three telephone lines which serve the newspaper office. Within a few minutes after tho trouble occurred, more than a score of linemen, servicemen, operators and engineers of the company were on the job to repair the damage caused by the burn-out. Spare parts and the necessary equipment were on hand and these men were able to complete the job in record lima, according to George D. Pollock Jr., chief engineer for thc company. Officials of Ihc company explained that the cause for yesterday's interruption was very unusual, since in addition to its local generating equipment, thc company has three Boys and Girls' State Entries fire Selected Names of Blythcvllle High School students chosen by civic organizations to attend the annual Boys an.l Girls State at Little Hock have been announced by the American Legion and the Legion Auxiliary, which sponsors the week-long activities With Boys State to begin Sunday, those to go are: Rosco Crafton and Bill Lee Wixson, sponsored b} Dud Cason Post; Don Wright, by the Kiwanis Club; Jimmy Stafford. Ijj the Lions Club; Freeman Jcrnlgni by the Rotary Club and Jim Dales by the Junior Chamber of Commerce. Girls State will begin June 1. The Junior Chamber of Commcrci will sponsor Vannye Whitley; Jnll; Ann Woodson and Mary Evcly; Smith will be sponsored by the Le glon Auxiliary; Marilyn Dccn b; Order of the Eastern Star; Mar; Lou Joyner by Ihc Lions Club Wanda Barham by the Rotary an Nema Burks by the American Le glon. To be held at the School for th Deaf, both Boys nnd Girls Slate ar weeks of training In the government of Arkansas. In addition to this will 3e special activities and programs for those selected to attend. The boys will [To tomorrow uiorn- .ng to Little Rock In Bill Crawford's station wagon. Strike Endangers Farm Operations Shortage of Fuel Oil To Run Tractor* Could Be Big Blow. The nation-wide rail strike Uxhy day was seen ns a direct -threat to Ihc- operations of Mississippi county farmers,-tr the-strike continues for mom than i\ few days, In the shoring); of fuel oil wlln which to operate the tractors In this, one of the richest and most most highly mechanized, fanning Fuel oil distributors were not loo pessimistic today, but they view areas of the haiion. the Kltllalton with concern,' and were hopeful that trucks would-be available to bring in oil which will be needed, otherwise business In ujytlicvllle over the I'Ylsco a«d Cotton Hell lines. The last passenger train In Bly- WASHINOTON, May 24. (UP) — Government noal administrators onferred today with management eprcscnt- r lvcs an the railroad strike K'Sft . I ?iU» t >Hu,)ninous production it "the "• mines!''• ' ~ ' •* ' Secretary o f Interior J. A. Krug, "oal administrator, nnd his deputy. Vice Adm. Hen Morreil. met. with larles O'Nell, spokesman for the operators. Kruy scheduled a meet- IIR late today with John L. Lewis, irosldent of the United Mine Workers <AFLK Government and Industry officials expected 90 per cent of the bituminous industry to be Idle by nightfall because of the railroad's failure [o deliver coal cars.. Even before the rail walkout, more than half the united Mine Workers (AFL) had refused to report for their jobs in the governmcnt-opcr ated mines. thevlllc was the Frisco No. 801 which stopped here mi route lo Memphis, only H small number of passengers were on tho train, arriving from St. Louis, and when it departed at .-5:51 p. m. yestcr- iay. less than a dozen hnd bonrd- cd the train here, The train ended 'Is run 'nt. the Memphh terminal. Switching Crew Irtle Freight trains traveling south went .Uj.JUcmphls beforo stopplnn id those going north continued to 3haffee. Mo. Members of the switch engine crew of the Frisco Railroad are 'tied lip" In Blythcvllle wlinre thnv make their homo. These five 'men did not accept the call to report to work with the engineer nnd two brakcmcn refusing because they were on strike and thc conductor By (HAKI.KS II. UKRROLD United Press HUff Cnrmpotidtnt WASHINGTON, May 24. (U.P.)—The government every posnil>lc wuy today to bring the national rail- ' roiitl Htnke to nn end to .stive tho country from indubtriai piirnlyais and lhc tliroiit of imminent food shortages. . The Association of ••American Railroads said that only 50 passerl- ger trains were running out, ot the normal 17,500, Not » single regularly scheduled freight train was running-, the association said. ''It considered that ''the strike is 100' per cent effective." • »-•> President Truman, after talking. BO minutes ' with members 'of Mi' cabinet, summoned high government leaders to an- extraordinary conference at S p. m BST., "to •cnnvaw thr whole strike situation." , There was speculation-unconfirmed—that he had drastic new actions in mind. His chief; strike mediator, John R. Stcelman, held secret hotel room sessions with the striking rnllwny iinioni that caused the tlc-up, and with representatives or tho carriers, ^ ' After Stcelman had seen first lhc representatives of the striking trainmen and engineers and"then the management spokesmen, ' he authorized .an assistant to tell reporters that "The situation looJw- Awards Made At Junior High Rev. Harvey T. Kidd Is Commencement Speaker at School. Truo greatness Is achieved by service, which comes through self mattery, self development and self sacrifice, the 1'2B graduates of Bly- llievlltu Junior High School were luld yeslerday nUcrnnon by the Rev. Harvey T. KUld when speaker at the commencement exercise* Undaunted by Inclement weather, ihc high school auditorium to re- celv c their first graduation diplomas after the address and prcsen- ) tntlon of awards. The program began at 4:30 o'clock. Margery Hale, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, qcorge Halo of Hurdctto, won two awards for hlxhcst, honors in mathematics and social science. Vivian; Taylor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs'. Harman Taylor, won an award for the highest honors In The awards, distributed'by-W 11. Nicholson, superintendent of tho city schools, were given by thtf Woman's Club and Dud Cason Post of- the American Legion, with the Social Science medal given by th« Legion .Post and the other two cash awards by the Woman's dull. Diplomas were presented by Mrs. H. W. Wylie, vice president of the niytheville school hoard. In discussing his subject "True Greatness," the pastor of Presbyterian Church used the three points of self-mastery, self development and self sacrifice-to explain Funeral services were held yesterday at Micola. Mo., for .John Calvin Bostic, well known retired farmer of Pemiscot County, who died late Wednesday at his home in Caruthcrsville, Mo. He was T5. For 24 years a farmer residing between Stcele and Micola. he moved fore Ihey spread to other rooms to Caruthcrsville three years ago of the house, after retiring. Ill several months, his I Assistant Fire Chief Horace death at 5:30 o'clock was caused! Walpole was in charge of the nm Jrom his advanced age. I as Fire Chief Roy Head is on va- Born Nov. 21, 1870. in Stunner j cation. County. Tenn.. he was reared there. Services were held at thc Micola church with burial at Mount Zlon Cemetery. German Undertaking Company was in charge. He is survived by his wife. Mrs. Maggie Bostic: two sons. George Bostic of Steelc, and Luther Bostic of Caruthersville; two daughters. Mrs. Edna Moore and Mrs. Nettie Lou Hutchison, both of Portageville, Mo., nnd a brother. George of current to take care of all normal requirements: however thc short lengths of cable which lead from the substation to thc main switch board being out, temporarily interrupted service from three outside sources. No other towns In this area wcrj j Chicago Wheat July . 183'i 183'£ 183'.i 183'- Sept . 183'i 183'.'.: 183"j 183'-i Weatherman a Factor On Where Seniors to Go to Get Diplomas At press time today, "no one knew" where tonight's commencement exercises of niythevllc Higl School graduating class were to be held. Declaring lhat they were willing to wade mud. the students were practicing marching outside but "in case" they are also prepared to have the exercises at the school 1 auditorium. i Providing there ' H no more rain. | exercises probably will bo held as j originally planned at Haley Field Sladium. 8 o'clock. [ If inside those attending must I have tickets, which have been issued to the Seniors. and fireman unable to accept lhc call because they could not op- crate without thc engineer and brakenien. The strike did not nffect thc other employes of the rnllrrad who' ll1s theme. Control of one's temper continued their work but not "as and emotions was cited as neces- usual." It was chiefly answering 1 Wry for self mastery wliloh Is the telephone. " ' Public transportation of people became secondary lo the need for dark,' first In true greatness. "The mind -Is the greatest crea- U°'> of God," he told the graduates transportation of commodities. ln»<l law group of relatives !<nd Although the trains were not op-1 friends. crating, buses continued on schcd- In explaining the need for self ulc—all of them full—and several i development, he cited thc case of Blytheville Teacher Stresses Development of Personalities regular Rnulc school course that art should begin In the 'Seeking to give school patrons! be i an Insight Into classroom practices] and in the Blythcvllle schools, this the , first grade. She teaches art so that first of a series of four news items! thc children will learn to apprc- dcals with the practices and poli- . elate It although the main purpose cies of one of the teachers selected is to help stimulate tho mind, by a faculty supervisor for work Mrs. Frank, who has poetry les- which had won special comment or i sons twice each week, points out citations from educators over tho that there are different methods by state.) i which poetry may be presented. Mrs. Lillian Frank sixth grade'These Include choral reading, silent instructor of Central, seeks lo bring' reading or she reads to them and in discussions. The poetry airplanes were available here for necessary traveling. ' John P. Fields, of the Municipal Airport, went to St. Louis today for a. Blytheville business man. stranded thero last night becilusi! the train arriving here this morn- Ing did not operate, and who ordered the charter trip service. Doth Mr. Fields nnd Eugene Hood of Stewart's Mylnpr Service Helen Keller, who blind, deaf and mute, who developed into an outstanding character. If she, with this handicap could accomplish what che has done, a person of average ability certainly can do something worth while, he pointed out. Basing th c need of self sacrifice on the ninth chapter of Mark, he pointed out that Jesus suld "He Hint would be greatest of all shall went immediately Into another conference with the railroad representatives. In 'Qonsrese, ; demands were heard that tiie President, appear personally,' and at : once, before the- House e)id Senate to seek additional powers to • deal with the crisis ' ; Tho Jlrlke, wmqh k began at \ p • m , -BBT . yesterday, ^ijJeu Isut', in "a 'few 1 hours 'practically all of the' country's freight and passenger train service and slashed the flow of perishable and othei food supplies to a trickle. Industry felt tho Mow (julckly. Steel furnaces and; coal mines closed 'down in rapid succession. Automobile companies faced shutdowns. Studebaker Is closing today. The few trains still in operation were manned by emergency cr »js of supervisors and railroad executives. :.They carried: a -Jew lucky passengers, and all. the mail they cbnid. Mr. Truman summoned hl« secretaries of State, • Treasury, War, Interior, Labor and Navy .to the special meeting, along'; with the Attorney [Oeneral, Reconversion Director John W Snyder, Steelman nnd Director J. Menroe- Johnson-of the Office of Defense Transportation. the agency .that l s operating the railroads for • the government. said they had planes available for be least of all and servant of all.' use. havlnq made ready for special' The P erson who renders thi service when the strike went into Rreatest amount of service is the greatest of all, the speaker said in conclusion. The invocation was given by thc Rev. s. B. Wllford, pastor of First Methodist Church, and the benediction by the Rev. L. C. Rarjsey, pastor or the Assembly of Ood Church. Blythcvllle school Band, played tho processional and recessional and the Eighth Grade Music Class sang vocal selections. An ensemble of eighth grade students sang "Thanks B c to Cod." Bostic of Westmoreland, Tenn. Chicago Rye July . H8',6 148>,4 143'i U8!4_ finpt . Hflli 14011 HSU H8',j Cooler Child Injured While Playing in Park Wanda Hamilton, 10. of Cooler, Mo., fractured her right arm near the shoulder yesterday in an accident at Walker Park here. She fell while playing on thc hand walkers during a picnic held carry there by n group of school slu- gency dents of cooler. Removed to Blytheville Hojjil- tal, her condition today was satisfactory. Her parents, Mr. and Mis. O. B. Hamilton, ra-e with her. affected by thc interruption. ATC Provides 300 Planes for Emergency Use MEMPHIS, Tenn.. May 24 (UP) —Brig. Gen. William H. Tunncr, commander of thc Air Transport out thc individuality of each pupil. ' Stic does not believe in placing emphasis on group teaching, but instead stresses thc development in individual personalities and *<o achieve this objective endeavors to teach pupil as an individual. She underlines the teaching of art and poetry, making the subjects easy, understandable and interesting to her students. Must Learn ;o Think One subject is taught In accord with thc other. After having read or heard read a descriptive poetry studied Is in co-ordination with the season or an approaching holiday. j Has Activity Programs ' She believes in freedom of movement and has an activity program Reading is very Important, she adds, and giving a report afterwards helps the student to concentrate while he is reading and to put the story in his own words after he- has finished thc book. Among the methods of giving ti book report Is that of making n miniature stage setting, with paper dolh Command's Continental Division, Passage, the student is lold lo draw said 300 additional planes would Pictures of what he sees in the be pressed Into service today to poem. This gives him a chance to civilian cargoes and emcr- express his own ideas and is nn supplies under orders from incentive to Individuality nnd in- of Defense Transpor- gcnuity. Mrs. Frank believes the development of a child's mind is 1m- thc Office tatlon. The division effect. Scvrn-Day OH Supply Just which commodities are most seriously needed was debatable but with, onlv from five to seven days supply of oil available for business and farming, this will present a fcrious problem If thc strike continues more than that period. Oil sometimes Is transported In trucks and also could be obtained by the water route of the Mississippi River. If stops were made at Barficld which is only eight miles east of Blythcvllle, it has been polnled out. The river, as well as Irncks. also could be used for other supplies If trucks are available to bring tho commodities to this city from the .river, cither at Barficld or Car- nthersville. Mo.. 28 miles north of Blythcvllle. No packages were leaving Ely- } WASHINGTON. May 24. (UP)— fhcvlllc loday by mail, express or The Post Office Department todiy freight with the postofficc, express • issued „ drastic strike-emergency company and freight office of Frls- ban against all mail except first co Railroad displaying signs ol ac- .class letters and postal cards. Even cepting no packages. the first class mail must be limited First, clnss mail, not weighing to on c pound. mor,* than 16 ounces, and postal] — ' •-" : — cards were being accepted by the ed partlal .. blackoul .. of [hc clty . Postal Service Bans All But 1st Class Mail postofficc here with delivery of mall made today of out-of town letters received here yesterday. D"-livery of local mail was made this afternoon and will be continued tomorrow and on until the strike is ended, it was announced. Curtailment of public utilities will as characters, to represent some hot tak e place, in Dlythcvllle. Cur- scene In the book. She also has slu- , rent for use by Arkansas-Missouri dents write paragraphs about thj i Power company is obtained from most Interesting part M>f the book or j overall transmission from gas-fired ThR division sent 300 planes proved through art and stresses free Into action last night when the hand drawing instead of copy railroad strike started, Tunner drawing sn> [ '. . The teacher thinks poetry should tell "why I chose this book read." Turning again to art. another to boilers via pipe lines This company furnishes the pow- I «r usfed by the Blytheville water book report requirement In some in- Company. stances is a picture Illustration by| Fuel oil Is used for a "standby" free hand drawing of a scene in thc condition, story. I afternoon like that of yesterday when an accident caus- partlal "blackout" of Supplies of food, feed and other commodities were expected to be curtailed, beginning today. Although trucks bring m«ny supplies here from Memphis and other points, thc supplies are not expected reach those points from distant places and so will hamper distribution here. Telephone and telegraph service continued as usual with both utll- Poppy Vendors Ready for Annual 'Sale' Tomorrow will be Poppy Day in Blytheville as in thousands of other cities and towns throughout the United States. . ' ~ Preparations for the observance of Poppy Day here have been com: plcted under the leadership of Mrs. N. J. Humphrey, Poppy chairman of the local unit.of the American Legion Auxiliary. V''. | Volunteers from the Auxiliary will be on the streets early tomorrow with baskets of popples which .they will offer for wearing in hon[or of the,dead of both world wars. 1 No price wfll be 'asked for tho I poppies, but contributions will be 'solicited for the welfare and' rehabilitation funds of the Legion and Auxiliary. All money- received will tw used for the benefit of disabled veterans and families of veterans. It vwill b* expended largely in aid to neeCy twerans and families In Blythtrlile during the coming year. :•;..' The local poppy workers will be part of an army of more than 100,000 vduhleers whteh will distribute poppies In the United States tomorrow.. The poppies to be distri- buted'' here . tomorrow haVe been made by disabled veterans of both wars at UlUe Rock Rotpital for Veteran*. : Mrs.. E. W. Barks and Mrs. N. J. Humphrey will be located at headquarter*, in front of the J. C. Penney store; Mrs. Joe Scruggs ani Mrs. J/ B. dune will be located at First Nillonal Bank; Mrs. M. Middleton und Mrs. Marvin L*ne, st the Post office and Mrs. H. L. Hnlsell and ST-s. Mike Merooey at Farmers Ban): and Trwt Co. Jun- ttlcs having large stuff available to take care of any extra work,, because of the strike. It was expected long distance telephone calls and telegrams would Increase almost immediately because no facilities for handling the mall have been announce^. tor High School (Mi «4U / MO en the «U«ts. Weather ARKANSAS—r^rttr Jon*! today, tonight «nd Satuntov. CaHi* this afternoon aad

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