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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 1!)49 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Yugoslavs Blast Russians Again Accuse Soviets of Taking Children for Red Indoctrination BELGRADE, Yugoslavia, Aug. «. (AP)— Yugoslavia accused Russia last night ol holding captive 63 of thw i»untry's children sent to the Soviet Union for education after the war's end. It described the youngsters as between 10 and 13 years old—most of them either war orphan* or boys who served as army messengers during the fight for liberation. A forma! statement issued through the ministry of information said the children have been permitted to speak only the ffiisstan language, that they are no longer allowed to receive letters from home. Tin- statement said that after persistent attempts to obtain the children's return during the past two years foreign minister Ecivard KardelJ on June 11 sent a formal protest. Yugoslavia reported that the Soviet. Qovernmciit "turned a deaf car" to this, too, and lhu.s far has fnin- ished no reply. • In view of the fact lhat. the So viet government continues its silence -inil docs not wish to change its stand." the statement said, "it is necessary to acquaint the public with the contents of the note." The statement then went into the details in stiff language with which Yugoslavia emphasized its "unequivocal demands" for the reiurn of the children, saying at one point lhat Yugoslavia expects Russia to "take positive action immediately and inform the government of Yugoslavia of the dates and banner of repatriation ol the aforementioned Yugoslav children." Pitching Horseshoes BY BILLY ROSE During my rag-lae career as a showman, I've met up with a lot of fortune tellers, and it's my bumptious belief that, when it comes to fortunes, there's just no telling. After watching these heralds of the henceforth In night clubs and side shows for a quarter of a century, I'm convinces that (a) a palm is something to rest the chin on, and (b) that the creases In » man's skull usually come from a rolling pin, rather than the day after tomorrow. Which brings me to the story of Princess Winona, the mind reader, a 200-pound bundle of omens and onions, all Woolworth and a yard wide. . . . Back in the good old miss-meal days of the '20's. I was writing comic material for any two-bit vaudevill'an who could scare up two bits. And so I was ready and willing when Princess Winona'f agent informed me that his client was prepared (o part, with fifty bucks If I could come up with some pei>py chatter lo fun up her act. That night, I borrowed a nickel from a solvent shoeshine boy and subwayed my way out lo the vaudeville theatre at Brighton Beach where she wa< pluylng. And. sure enough, her act was as stilted as the tall man in a circus, choeka- blocl-: with the kind of wheezes an embalmer might get off after hard day at the office. "Princess." I said when I saw her after the show, "the first thing I'd suggest is to drop the emphasis on your supernatural powers. What the act needs Is a little kidding In between the miracles," ''The booking office would probably like It that way," said Her Heftlne.ss. "but I have no intention of making light of the powers Providence has given me." "It Isn't the booking office I'm thinking of." I said, "it's the customers. And the best way to keep them from .squatting on their hands is to poke fun at your own racket. You know, null a pawn ticket out of your sleeve instead of the ace of spades—something like that." Waddlesome Winona looked it me as If I had caller her a sub- Webster name. "Young man." she said, "you're evidently confusing me with some of the charlatans you've worked for. Not only can I read minds, but nature has given me an extra sense—the ability to look into the future and predict what is going to happen." "Okay, okay," I said hastily, afraid of missing out on the fifty. "It'll <akc me a week to frame up a new act. «id then I'd like lo go over it with you. What theatre are you playing next week?" "I wish I knew," said the Princess. GOP to Protest Naming of Clark To Supreme Court WASHINGTON, Aug. 10. (/D — Some Republicans were reported working up a token protest yesterday against President Truman's appointment of Attorney General Tom Clark to the Supreme Court. Nevertheless, Senator Wherry ol Nebraska, the GOP floor leader. flatly predicted Clark's confirmation. The attorney general, named to succeed the late Associate Justice Frank Murphy, was on the witness list before the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday for any questions members might have. Wherry told a reporter he didn't think there would be any strong light against Clark. "Tom Clark's gohiK to be confirmed and' what's the. use of batting at him—that's my attitude*" he said. Senator Kem fR-Mo) may sail into Clark for what the Missourian has chareed; was the attorney general's failure to prosecute Kansas City vote fraud cases two years ago. Strange Murder Case Claims Woman Medium as Its Victim BALTIMORE. A u g. 10— {Ifi— Someone bound a 60-year old spiritualist hand and foot, then strangled her Monday night with an electric cord. Her fellow mediums Immediately offered their services to police. They said they would attempt U> get through to the spirit world and learn from the victim, Mrs. Emma A. Kefalos, the identity of her slayer. Mrs. Kefalos. a widow, had lived alone in her second floor apartment I n , Baltimore's Polish-Bohemian section. Four years ago, after her husband's death, she began giving se- ances and gazing into crystal balls. Neighbors said most of those who came to her for spiritual readings drove up in large expensive cars. As she was a friendly sort of person, other residents of the block missed her when she did not appear most of yesterday. Nick Dritsas. who operates a restaurant underneath the Kefalos appart: lent-seance chamber, went upstairs to Investigate. He found her, feet and legs bound with clothesline, lying face down on the living room floor. An electric ironing cord was wrapped tightly about her neck. Nearby was her crystal ball. Hundreds of bottles of "love potion" was stored in a cupboard. The apartment had been thoroughly ransacked, but police discounted robbery as a motive. In an open bureau drawer. Investigators found $68 in cash. Five valuable rings were discovered In a to:il box. A search for Mrs. Kefalos' acquaintances started after a fellow- medium described her as "wonderful woman but a mediocre spiritualist who had a lot of trouble with men friends." FACE nvi Chinese Nationalists Surround Red Troops CANTON, Aug. 10— I/T}— Official reports today claimed Chinese Nationalists had surrounded 11.000 Communist troops near Suichwan in Kiangsi province 240 miles north of Canton. Observers here felt it possible the life of Canton as provisional capital of Nationlist China ivouljj be extended by a few more days if the Nationalists were able to capture the Red troops. WOMEN who feel caused by fmctioial 'wfddl«-ate1 Do you AUffer from hot fl&ehev, Weak nervous, irritable clammy feelings— due to th« functional 'm!dd!e-Rg«' period peculiar to women (38-52 yr».) 7ThenDO tryLytHaE.PInXham'a Vegetable Compound to relieve such •ymptomsE It also has what Doctors call m stomachic tonic eCectl LYDIA L PMHAM'S and get something EXTRA for your money! ESSQ EXTRA GASOLINE Stepped-up performance!... improved high anti-knock quality!... every drop packed with surging extra power.' 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Alvin [5 hot, tired ol visitors staring nt him—and besides, the ice ream man won't be around again or quite. A while. ESSO STANDARD OIL COMPANY Four Arkansans Obtain Grants (or Research In Field of Medicine WASHINGTON, .Aug. 10— IIP,— The National Institute of Health awarded grants totaling $2,03G.4->6 today for continuation of medical and allied research prelects at 34 institutions. The projects Include studies of [ deafness and speech defects, peptic ulcers, (he common cold, and Ihe relation of the endocrine elands to aging. The grants included: Arkansas: University Medical School, Little Rock. Paul L .Day $5.400, and Paul L,. Day, John n Totter, c. P. Shukcrs and S. T V Cull, $14.258. Revenue Commissioner Again Warns Gamblers LITTLE ROCK, A 11 R. 10— M'j— Arkansas Revenue Commissioner Dean Morley has renewed a warning to retail beer dealers against permitting operation of gambling devices in their places. He said the license of any cle.U- ear convicted of o]>erating gambling devices, Including punch board> and pinball machines, will be revoked. Tlic commissioner added that he will revoke permits without court action. Attorney Opp.cral ike Minry said pinball machines become gambling devices If cash ts paid for 'free" games won, but emphasized Hint the "pay off" must be established as evidence. QiiU'X Orange Chicago i-limate is 50 changeable that variations of more than 30 degrees within 74 hours are not rare, and changes of 20 degrees arc common, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. PROPOSED BUDGET OF KXHKNIUIDRKS TOGKTHKR WITH TAX LEVY FOR FISCAL VKAR KKCilNNINC JU1,V 1. ' 1MO AM) INCLUDING JUNE 30, 1351 riie Roard of Directors of Gos- ncll School District No. 6 ol Mississippi County, Arkansas, In compliance with Hie requirements of Amendment No. 40 lo tile Constitution of the Slate of Arkansas, adopted November 2. 1948, have prepared, approved, and Hereby lie public Ihe proposed budget of expenditures together with tlie tax MIC as follows: Gener.il Control. $2000.00. Instruction. $36,41100: Operation ol School BulldiiiB, S4.500.00i Maintenance of school plant and equipment $2,000.00: Auxiliary Agencies 'including transportation; $5.550.00; Capital Outlay. $2.11300: Fixed Charges. $1,650.00; Debt Service. M.- 533 .CO. To provide tor the foregoing pro- po^cd budget of expcndituros the Dnart) of [Jlrectors pro|»sed a tax levy of 30 mills Tills tax levy In- clude.s the present conliiiultis levy lor tlie retirement of present In- dehlednras. of 9 mills and to provide for 1 an adequate school pio- sr&m fur the year 1950 and 1951 school lenn. It the abort: proposals lail, the whole school program will be greatly curtailed and will mean a clown- ward srndinfi ol ytnir school. Your school is what you make it. WE can all slvc it our support- Given this 21 day of July. 1949. Board ol Directors. Oosnell School District No. 6 of Mississippi County, Arkansas By Rows Caldwcll, President and G R. Lcdbetter, Secretary NtOi'O&Kn BimOKT OK EXPENDITURES TOGETHKK HUH TAX LEVY KOK FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING 1UI,Y I, I9S« TO AND INCLUDING JUNE 30. 1951 The Board ol Directors of Armo•el School District No. 9 of Mississippi County, Arkansas, In compliance with the requirements of Amendment No. 40 to the Constitution ol the State of Arkansas, adopted November 2. 1948, have prr-parcd, approved, and nereby m?ke public tlie proposed budgel of expenditures together with the tax •ale as lollows: Geiic-al Control, $800.00; Instruction, $31,000.00; Operation ol school building, $1000; Maintenance of school plant and equipment. $1600; Auxiliary Agencies (including transportation), $10.000; fixed Charges (Insurance), S2IOO; Debt Service, »4MO.OO; Capital outlay $50.000. To provide (or the lorcgolng proposed budget ol expenditures the Bourd of Directors proposes a tax levy of 29 mills. This tax levy Includes the present continuing levy for Die retirement ol th* . Indebtedness. 14 mills erf th» proposed tax levy of 29 mill* U (or a proposed bond Issue of ta,OIO, M- tlrnated to run 30 years, fer the purpose of erecting and equipping new school building* and makinc Improvements and addition* to present school buildlnga and refunding outstanding bond*, which will constitute a continuing annual levy until Ihe principal of and Interest on the bonds are paid in lull. Given this 27 day of July, IMt. Board of Director*, Armorel School Dtatrlet No. a of Mississippi County, Arkansas By E. H. Hale, President and Arthur Vance, . Secretary be ignmq over your frying when you use NOW! Beautiful Floors In Your Home VVhcthei you'd like your promt Hours beautifully reflnUhcd et II you wish new hardwood, •*- Dhalt oi ruhbei tile, 01 Inlaid B- uolcum floors Charles Wooa can do the work expertlj and a reasonable cost Call BTJ. J-REF ESTIMATE* Charles Wood Arkansas Pain! Co. 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