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voi,.;:xLvHt-»f6. aw BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS BlytWteCourW : -.. .^ ...... ,_*" DOMWAKT »""""« 0>_KOB,mAaTA RK ANSA S AND 5Qt.-n.KAST MBSO™ ; ^ aUey Leader Blylhevlll* Herald Senate Committee CoOrawsUp Okays Repeal of Work Program Marriage Waiver For c °ming Year * Sewer Improvements ~ ~ By KAV STKPHVMs U__J- I :.»_ ni By KAV STEPHENS LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Senate 'Judiciary Commit •tee today recommended passage of a bill to repeal the risrh , of circuit chancery, and county judges to waive the required S-day waiting period before issuance of a marriage license ' '• " ' * The bill, authored by Sen. Jame D. Johnson of Crossetl, would re peal only that section of the lav, US Ration Tanks Thrown at Reds On Central Front UN Air Activity Keeps Up as Planes Bomb, Strafe Enemy Br GEORGE Ms ARTHUR • SEOUL f/Ph-u. S. Patton tank crunched over frozen rice paddle on the Central Korean Fr.ont toda and blasted Red bunkers an - trenches In .the Iron Triangle sec tor for the fourth straight day. .^Swift Allied. fighter -• bomber ^fcraped' down in , bombing an ^•aflng attacks on Communist po sit ions north of the Pnuchbbwl o the rugged Eastern Front. Pilol reported at least 60 Reds killed o wounded. : " U. S. Sabre Jets: roared deep in t North Korea and tangled twice will Russian-made MIGlas. Allied pilot made no claims of damage. Marine planes attacked Red po sitions on the Western Front, an Shooting Stars aiid Australian Me teors attacked rail lines behind th Communi-st lines near the Wes Coast. . The air strikes came after series of sharp savage ,'infant, fights that flared in the frigid pre dawn darkiiess on the Eastern enc ..or the battle line. Allied troop •captured a Red outpost near An ,chor Hill and staved off Commu nlst counterattacks until dawn Then they pulled back to their own linps, File Tanks Deslrojed The lumbering Fattens teamec up with the U N nghter-bombei jesteidaj and deshojed flve Rec tanks on the Central Front. Fou Red tanks weie damaged The Al lied tankers al«o claimed d°<itruc tion or damage to 3S Chinese bun kers 11 ca\es and 11 gun posi tlons I*. .Artillery gunners and pilot K.cai7ht about 1000 Chinese m the I «peU above Kumhwa Sunday in. I reported 260 killed or wounded Sunday's Aljied blows goaded t'hi Reds into firing—and they maintained almost the same pace today .Temperatures continued cold dipping almost to zero. Now that the paddies are frozen solid, tanks of both sides are prowl ing the front looking for targets The Red tanks are showing UD more often on the Central anc Western Fronts — but they mays about carefully, trying to keep oul of sigHt of Allied planes and artillery spotters. ^--.Action picked up along the battlefront Sunday. In the biggest infantry fight, Allied .defenders in the Mundung. Valley area" killed and wounded an estimated 83 Reds of a company making an unsuccessful assault early In the morning Coke Is Homed Agri Assistant ^WASHINGTON If, - President- elect Eisenhower today chose J Ear!' Coke, director of the agricultural service for California, as an assistant secretary of agriculture In the new administration. Eisenhower's • headquarters said the selection was made by the gen era! after conferences with Ezr Taft Benson, who will be secretary of agriculture. Weather Arkansas Forecast—Clear to partly cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Tuesday. A little warmer this ifternoon. • Missonrl For«, 5 t— Partly cloud tonight and Tuesday with considerable fog south and west central portions tonight. Little change in temperature. Low tonight 20s north to near 30s south. High' Tuesday 40-45. ' , Maximum Saturday—40 • .Minimum yesterday—32.' Minimum this morning—34 Maximum yesterday—50. Sunrise tomorrow—7:05. Sunset, today—5:16. I .Precipitation 21 hours to T »m Ig-none. : • Total precipitation since January 11—2.50. Mean temperature (midway between high and low)—42. . ' Normal mean temperature Jtnuary—395. This T)»tt Lasl Ye»r Minimum this morning—|j. Maximum yesterday—58. Precl-'.'atlon January i date—3.99. whi to! h w in •hich allows the waivers. Johnson " lfended 1° the Chamber of )ld the Committee that he had Commerce's Board of Direct- eard of cases where ihp' inHane nr.s Hi Jo ™>nnk ed - — —„ ....tit me juuge ors this week, •ere collecting fees for performing Ai in fhe nnll off ^ t irriages when actually they were . P ° ' effo »'ts for >i.trin<, (i, n »„ *„ ,,.'_ ..._•;... t se.wer improvement led the Chamber's Program of Work Committee list. The committee broke the projects down Into four categories — civic commercial.. Industrial and organ!.' national affairs. Board approval is expected to be i matter of routine. Sewer Improvement led the civic list and trade promotions and ex- ey we charging the fee for the waiver. Johnson was supported by Sen Roy Milum of Harrison, who sue gestcd that the bill should contain an emergency clause. The Com mittee did not vote on the emer genoy,clause, which would make the bill effective the day it was approved. son I — Dr. Rpbbins ' Of Ste&e Dies Services for Pioneer Physician Held Today STPF1E Mo-Sen ices for Dr Jesse Wright Robblra pioneer Pem- >icot County phjslcian who died Saturday at the County Memorial Hospital in Hayli, Mo., were to be conducted at -2 p.m. today at Wes ley Memorial Church here by tii_ Rev. Marvin Niblack, assisted' by the Rev. w. H. Cook and the Rev James R. Braswell. Burial was to be In Little Prairie Cemetery at Caruthcrsville, with German Funeral Home in charge. Dr. Robbins, who was 70. was JOrn in Portageville, Mo. After fin- shing medical school in St.' Louis n ID10, he began practicing in Holland. He moved to Steele two years later and was active in his practice from that time until his death. Friends recalled lhat one of the emergency operations he performed n the early days of his practice was the amputation of a man's leg crushed by a falling tree, in a tent n the woods by the light. of a kerosene lamp. Survivors include his wife,) Mrs Wary Bobbins of Steele; a daugh- er. Mrs. Oarrard G. Caudill. Jr >f MUligan Ridge; a son, William W. Bobbins of St. Louis; a sister Mrs. Lelia Hollenbeck of Steele-' ind one granddaughter Active pallbearers were Carl Sheeley, p. G.-Morgan. M. H. Har' Chapman. Dr. F. L. Husband, Dr' C C. Castle, Dr. c. F. Cain, Dr' Rlchctson, Carl England. Billie Carmean, Dyer Byrd, Dr. G. W. Phlpps 3r. Layton Pinion, Dr. Leo Budin' lolzcr, Lois Gestring, John Sawyer '. B. Rhodes, Roy Marshall, B B' loodman, Henry Workman and' lax Kelley. BLYTHEVJLLB, ARKANSAS, MONDAY. JANUARY 19, 1 95S Htads List; Plans To Be Given Board A 'program of work, closelj paralelling that recommended by a poll of members, lias been drawn up and will be recom- mtnded to the Chamber of s an expansion of the Better Business Bureau were high in the commercial category. As always, the list can-led a recommendation to "continue working toward industrial expansion to in- rease .the city's payrolls." Wider use and acceptance of the Solicitation Control Program was suggested ,in the organization affairs group! Tlie Committee also recommend"do pass" on a bill-byjohn- which would prohibit county Judges t from having, directly indirectly, any financial interes m any contract negotiated by the county. The bill also prohibits the county judge from accepting »m discounts on county purchases. Sen. Cluy Jones of Conway. chair -ian of the committee, said a road equipment salesman once told him that of Ihe 30 county judges he served.'only .five did not expec' to receive rebates on county pur chases. County judges are not re quired to obtain sealed bids for my purchase. V A bill by Johnson which would nake it a felony for a husband to ibandon his pregnant wife was re moved from commutes considera 'Ion by Johnson for the purposes o unendment. " .-. Senate and House clerks were prepared for a .rash of bills this week exceeding the 84 introduced last week. 3 Bills Now Law. Only three of -the first week's Mils have become law—Senate and SaIiba,Ve"cVet7iVy''oTriie''bo'arf "an' House appropriation measures and nounced. the act to revise the State Racing See LEGISLATURE on Page 10 33 Draftees Get Physical Exams Next Missco Group To Get Pre-lnduction Tests Thursday Mississippi . County draft board sent 33 men to Little Rock today for physical examination. Miss Rosa Today's call was for 35 men, with 29 reporting, three 'failing to report thie'e transferring to other boards and four reporting here ~om other boards. Tlie nett gioup 35 men are to leive Thursday-ifoi examination Those lea<n » today" »«t« k ' Allen Rm Boone Chicago 111 V Higglns Oaney Calif T lO nl, Brewei Keiser Robert William Lawrence, - Paul nee Cude Bil Jones all of leachville, Onesmo Morales Lepanto Charles Joe Far ey Dell Don Morgan Djess, Hen ry lee Morgan Eloy Ariz- J c Casey, Tyler, Mo.; Darrell "Morri son Ammons; Joiner; Hershe Wayne Ashabra liner, Wilbcrt Ray Davidson. Charles Ray HolliS; al of Manila. Banks Clindon Alien, William *iley Jackson, both of Wilson- Tet Lyons Vance, Billy Eugene Northcut, Woodard Francis Pratt, al! ol Blytheville; James Roscoe Box Bragg City, Mo.; Lester O'Neal Anderson. J. c. Allen, both of Osceola; Billy Lee Bollinger, Logan- »rt, La.; James T. Hastings, Jr Drummonds. Tenn.; Travis Lavern Adair. Hermondale, Mo. Negroes reporting today: Eugene Pryde. Joiner; Jessie Junor Andrews, Rosa Junior Riley fenry Burton, all of Blytheville- I. D. Patton, Manila; Robert Ear Johnson, Tyronza; and M.' L Law rence, Luxora. : Failing to report today were John Charles Wiiite of Memphis, Jimmy -ee Stevens of Osceola, and Fred -eroy Johnson, Negro of iilythe- TEN PAGES CHEST AWAllDS GIVEN _ Girl and Boy Scouts distributed Saturday and today the Community Chest, "Chestles" and "Chestina's" awarded volunteer workers in the annual drive last month. Above Mrs' OUbert Smythe Is presented a "Cheslhia- by JaNoel Smith as Mabelce Lunsford .looks on, Boy Scouts distributed awards to the men who worked on the drive. (Courier fitws Photo) 150-Pint Here 'Barely in Sight Blythevillc and surrounding communities looked as if they mlgh just barely make their 150-pint blood n uola when the Mid-South Defense Center's bloodmobile comes to American Legion Hut tomorrow The Red Cross office here reported that 140 donors have been «ign- Actuallsvtt'will take a minimum of 160 donors to reach the ISO-pint quota due to rejections, which may run as high as 15 per cent. J, C. Edwards, who handled downtown recruiting, came up with a final report of-85 pledges. If BIytlWille fails to make its quota, it will mark the first time the Chickasawba District has failed in six visits from the bloodmobile . No other district served by .'trie Memphis office can approach this record Donors v-lio have appointments within three, hours of mealtime are isked to tale it e-\sy on foods with ilgh carbohydrate content (butter, grivj, cream fat meat) prior to MegroSeal Sale Report Meet Set The final report meeting of the Christmas Seal sale committee for •fegro churches and schools here originally scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed until Jan 27 Each chairman will make his report at this meeting, which will be- in at 1:30 p.m. In Harrison High School Library. Chairmen showing 11 increase In sales will be award- d blue ribbons and an award will e presented the church and school eportlng the highest collections. A film, "Lei My People Live " will recede the reports. ^— -^—~~— Dormer Luxora Man Is Found bead in Car at Hammond, Ind. for Roy Walker. Jr.. formerly of Lux- ra, was found dead Saturday In n aulornobile at the residence of is brother, Vcrnon' Walker In lammond, Ind. Also dead was Miss Elizabeth A arnes, 18, of Tupelo, Miss., s |st er ' f Mrs. Vcrnon Walker. Police Captain Andrew Pellar aid carbon monoxide was the cause f death In both cases. The bodies ere discovered by Vernon Walker The car was In the Walker garage Ith the engine running and the healer on. The 22-year-old Walker, husband of the, former Miss Bonnie Henderson of Osceola, had been living „_ v_*.N.u»ci, «idvi uc^n living In Hamomnd with his family for the psat year. His wife and daughter. Vickie !„ .>,, lth ' '• hnd bcen vlJillng In O«e- lo this, oh 'ivce ChiWm=s I Miss Sanies had been visiting m Hammond with her sister during the past men In. Born in Luxora. Mr. Walker wns graduated from high school there In 1948. and served two years In the Air Force. Services lor Mr. Walker are to be "'" J at Cobb Funeral Home — •" —*"*** j uiiciuj Chapel In Blytheville at 2 pn Tuesday by the Rev. Percy nerri'n of Osceola. Burial will be. i Grimmett Rites Are Conducted Veteron Doctor Helped Build Hospital Here Services for Dr. William Arthur Ormimett, veteran BIylheville physician who was.found dead at his home here Friday, were conducted in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel yesterday by the Rev. P. H. Jernigan pastor of Calvary Baptist Church. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery with Cobb Funeral Home In charge Military burial services were conducted by the American Legion. Dr. Grimmett. who was 65. had died of a heart attack about 18 hours before friends found his body. : Born in Dallas, Texas, he had practiced medicine here since 1023 when he and Dr. .F. L. Husband built Blytheville Hospital. A graduate of the University of Tennessee School ol Medicine,- he was on the staff of Baptist Hospital before coming here., Although he had lost several fingers during extensive experiment in x-ray work, he practiced medicine until his death. Dr. Grimmett was a former commander of Dud Cason Legion Post here and had served as post surgeon. He also was a Mason and a Shriner. Survivors include a brother J o Grimmett of Maysvllle. Okla., and two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Laffoon of Dry Pond, La., and Mrs. Alia Fuga of Columbia, La. Pallbearers were Emil Damon, Vinton Bass Roosevelt Ward. Jess Kretch. D\ir- wood Rylcs and Elbert Alley. Nicholson Again Gets Seat- on AAA Committee Blytheville Superintendent o f Schools W. B. Nicholson was re- clcctcd to the Arkansas Athletic Association's executive commllloe yesterday at a rrleetlng of the AAA's District Three In Jonesboro. Superintendents and coaches of :he district gathered In Jonesboro for their annual meeting today. Today's action will mean that Mr. Nicholson will continue to act as the dlslrlct's representative on the executive committee. Committeemen are elected to three-year terms. p.m. Other survivors Include his par ents Mr. and Mrs. Roy Walker two other brothers, Gary Walk- f Luxora and Albert Walker ol 1, Ind.; three sisters, J,frs. Har- ier of Corinth, Miss., and Walker, and Mrs. Charles Lunsford, both of Luxora ^ mnes Pallbearers will be Ollte CanlreJI Jr. Hiram Alexander. Ben Abbott! £^V. te r.E. rt ,Ue .„<„,„„; old Electric Firm (Mow Partnership -jnouncemcnt of formation of a lartnership tn an electric service Irm here was made today by Charey Stalcup and Louis Pinion. Formerly Charley's Electric •Service, the firm will hereafter bo calley Charley-Pinion Kleclric Seivice. '' The firm will continue to be lo- I ealed at 112 South Fifth. giving blood. , Appointments may be made by calling the' Red Cross office at 4181 Bill on Base Land Here Hits Hopper Edwards Introduces V, Act to Meet Federal Title Requirements A bill to mefct u S Corps of En Bineer title requuements 'in con nijr Innd from the city of Ely thBville to the goveinment was to be introduced in Arkansas' General Assembly this morning. Mississippi County Representative Jimmie Edwauls wns lo introduce the bill, according to Oscar Fend ler, special, counsel for the city. Mr. Fendler explained that "the blll\as considered necessary by the legal department of the engineers in regard to deeding back to the government the air base property «nd giving It the 190 acres of ad- tlo!i° Acquired for reactiva- In regard to the new land, he said, the deed will have a revertcr clause whereby the city may regain ownership In the event It ceases , o be used by the Air Force Osceola Council Okays $39,000 Swimming Pool OSCEOLA -Osccolii's City Council has given the green «3ht to construction of pool here. r Bm F ' Buller sald '"da r™ Uncil has ai "horlzed " ( ° bcgin constructio on tno pool. Ji C r?^ t<!d that thc P° o1 completed and ready for use early summer. Mayor Butler sta exceed ». POO '' heSn '"' Aldeimcn Bud Bowker. Wa One; Dick Prcwitt, Ward Two a ™V fowles. Ward Three, offic took thelr S( , ats 0]] (he last week's meeting. municipal swim- bv teu" rd d iay V 1FEAD-SIZRD TURNIP _ massive turnip shown here raised by B. L. Holmes on New Liberty community. It weizi cd more than six pounds and w Ml/2 Inches | n clrcumferem No Courier News staff memb would agree to use his head photograph to show size comna Ison. so other measures had be taken..(Courier New* Photo) The was the ilgh- GOP Takes Over Washington As Inauguration Parties Start No For Ceremony Arrival of Eisenhowers Only Few Hundred On Hand .to Greet General and Family By RtXMAN MOKIN \VASHINGfON (AP) ._ Dwight D. Eisenhower looked like any business-man arriving in Washington with h is mind on a Monday morning problem. . Nothing could have been less ore- he Sv "! an "V WBy " e ™' er "' he city where In another day, he MM take up the greatest elective >fflce on earth. "-".(.live Hlspriynlc train came In at 9:07 nlghi. A t that hour-and es- ially on a Sunday^thousands of ten on business here step down from the trains. Most of them wear n uniform expression. They ] 00 k preoccupied, speculative, Intent on the task ahead. nI E hf enl>OWer 10Cked Ilke lhnt lasl •For security, and not because of the recent accident in the s'ta- lion his train came clown a siding. outside ll,o terminal: Some policemen, a knot of newspapermen/and Ihe unoustrusivo secret service agents stood walling In the scml- ilarkness. No one else was there The Iraln eased in. In Elsen- hower's car,' the shades were drawn. .A long- moment later, the rear door opened, and Mrs El- senhower stepped on Ihe platform men Eisenhower was there. - ''Mamie" was blazing with smiles. Her husband was not. He managed 'one— hardly hl« In cTOdoscont grin— then th» oho Bnphcrs pleaded He and his v, Ife posed once waving, and,«g a ln with the other in peci , ,« a n wi the other intmbeistof the family e wiih them T&tfzifg, v,lio cam shepherded the whole mr down the step'; and Into an auto mobile standing beside the cai In fiont of Ihe station seveial Inmdied people weie wal'mg al See FI&EMIQHFR on Page 10 Ike Rests Up For Big Day Tomorrow By MARVIN I. ARROW-SMITH WASHINGTON W — Dwlghl El- senhower got up bright and early this morning, sat down to breakfast and rend the newspapers just like anybody else. It was Eisenhower's last day as a private citizen before assuming Ihe highest office In the nation. At noon tomorrow, Elsenhower will lake the oath of office as the 34th President of the United Stales. Dut he was taking H.ghfb53t the presidential suite of the Ho tc! Statler. His press secrclary, James C. Hagcrty, said Elsenhower rose at 7:15 a. m. and .had breakfast shortly afterwards.' Rousing Welcome The Fiesident-elect and Mrs Elsenhower arrived from New York city by special train last night and got a rousing welcome from several hundred people on hand to greet Ihem both at Union Station and the Statler Hoiel Hngerty said the general scheduled only'one appointment during the morning — with Bernard J. Shanley, who served' during the campaign as an aide to former Governor Sherman Adams of New Hampshire/Elsenhowor's top assistant. ^ Hagerty said he had no Information on the nature of Shanley's visit. The press secrclary added that Elsenhower undoubtedly would have other engagements during the day but there would be no Infoiinatlon on that until later. Joyous Crowds Throng Capitol For Festivities Inside Today's Courier News TV Arkansas nc»» brief j.. .Page Society news.. Page 4... markets...I'age lo:.. Eisenhower Family Arrives by Train For Its Big Day By Ef> CRKACH WASHINGTON (AP) _ Joyous Republicans started a final round-of pre-inaugural celebration today in anticipation of tlie solemn moment when Dwight D. Eisenhower will be sworn in as the' 34th President of the United States. Prom every section of Ihe na- lon they came-top dlgnalaries of Ihe Incoming administration great i l e m bu " n ras and industry, lebrlllcs of Hollywood and Broadway, cheerful throngs of Just Plain Americans who flooded Into (he flag-decked capital for tomorrow s historic event. President-elect Elsenhower himself came In by special train from i V!M . lnst n| Shl, wllh V Jubilant wave and * quick flash of his famous smile as he stepped from he floodlit rear platform of his private car. Several hundred pel sons .who had gathered In front of Union Station applauded a, a sleek gray closed car beaims the Piesldent-elect Ms wife and close rclalives sped past, at the head of a IS car motor- ""o'lci ° n "^ way ,'° the Statler Thpie In the pablel-decornted Presidential Suite three bedrooms, four baths, living room, pailoi, entrance foyer) Eisenhower planned to remain until , lha hour of departure for the private . a 5 will,, open tomor- u«ur,Uon program. , Noon tomorrow will b--ing the climax of the day Republicans have dreamed of through 20 years In Ihe political wilderness. At that time, with television re- See GOP on Page 'lO 2 US Planes Reported Shot Down OWSouth Ch ind Coast; 3rd Crashes .. D!V 7,000 Pennsylvania Convicts Defy Officials, Continue Riot 12 Missing; Red Fire Is Blamed By spencer moosa TA:PEH, Formosa I/H-A'U. s Nnvy patrol plane with 13 men aboard crashed off the coast o South China Sunday after report^ ng It had been hit by Communls ground fire. A U. s. rescue plane crashed into the sea after pick 'ig up Ihe survivors. A second u. s. rescue plane radioed today It had" been fired upon by an unidentified aircraft i-xact circumstances of Ihe fast- >re,ikmg developments were un clear but a welter of messages ran rescue ships and radio pick- ips In Hong Kong and Manila In dlcated this situation: Of 21 American airmen aboard he two crashed patrol planes 2 vere killed In the first crash 7 have been picked up by a U ' s lestroycr and 12 are missing. U. S. warships and planes were naklng an intensive search of the irea—some six miles northeast of iwatow and about 100 miles north- afil of Hong Kong. It was the most dramatic cpl- ode involving the U. s. Navy In He Formosa strait since Presi- lenl Truman assigned Ihe Seventh Fleet on June 27, 1050. to-snfe- :unrd Formosa from Communist invasion. a Chinese Signals received aboard one of he rescue vessels—the seaplane cnder Sulsun—gave this picture: 1. A P2V Neptune patrol plane n a routine flight paralleling the oast reported It had suffered mod- rale damage from anti-aircraft Ire from the Communist island of Namoa near the seaport o[ Swat•y. Crashed Later In Tokyo, the Navy sources Mid he plane sent this message: "Fire rom) shore battery, moderate amage. amplifying follows."} That was Its last message. It rashed later, sometime before 3 m. 1 a.m. (EST) Sunday. 2. An amphibious Mariner res- ue plane from Okinawa set down n the waler and picked up u urvivors of the 13-man crew—then rashed In taking off. The Navy eportcrl that the Mariner—which ad a crew of eight—burned anil anV. 3. A .vceond icscue plane radioed K"' P?lv« " r pun " ic » t "'*<« bee PI.AJ.fcS on P»g. „ wrecked-ha7oo To "b'TfeeTn v cts 1,000 strong who set fVrc ,n™ slate penitentiary today 'defied worried officials hacked by he nrmcd might of Pennsylvania . .'I 10 , colti and hungry convicts held four guard hostages _ five were captured orlglnally-and angrily shouted for prison reforms. They smashed windows and taunted police who stood wllh rifles and sub-machine guns ready lo mow ™'1)lock Prisoner breaking from Warden J. w. Claudy moved caullously to avoid bloodshed although Pennsylvania's Governor John s Fine declared the state will not bargain with the rebels Col. C. M. Wllhelm, state police commissioner, arrived from Har- rlsburg to direct 72 crack stale Iroopers who moved Into the prison yard. More than 400 other po llcemen ringed the prison and a police cruiser in Ihe nearby Ohio River trained its machine guns on tne pcnltcnllary. After Wllhelm and Claudy conferred, other officials said no action to force the convicts to surrender Is expected before the arrival of William s. Brown, state secretary of welfare, (director of prisons) -and District Attorney James Malone. Both were reported en route by plane from Washlng- in. ° Sheriff Thomas WhIUe'n' said cnlative plans had been made to end the riot-but he did not elaborate. Plans Made to End Riot Fire Chief Stephen ASley ordered several big pumpers to Ihe >rlson so water pressure could be ncreasetl if officials decide lo combat the convicts wilh fire hoses. Despite the ferocity of the riot vhlch broke out early last night not a shot was fired and not a srlsoner escaped In the nation's irst prison uprising of 1953. . As the pumpers moved Into posl- lon, the convicts said they would be Killing to release guard John Pilat- c, 35, who was reported slightly Inured. Pilallo refused unless accom- tanled by Ouard Joseph Oucrra. 26, iho was "bruised up a " ' im atlc's request and both he and Ouerra remained prisoners In another section of the nen convicts held the other guard"' James Poole, 26. and Edward Ament! 42. They were reported uninjured The convicts roamed through bl- cc I blocks at will. After overpowering guards they unlocked Individual cells in the blocks. However, their way to the outside of the SooiT * aS bnrred by hcov l' s t«' Huddled In their darkened ceU- SM RIOT on Page JO • ' . New TB Office Is Dedicated at Open House Here The new office of the Mississippi County Tuberculoss Association was dedicated at an open house held here yesterday afternoon. • A memorial dedication service honoring Ihe late Steve Ralph of Osceola, former board member and member of the building committee that erected the new building, were conducted by Hays Sullivan of Burdette. Mr. Sullivan officiated in the absence of the Rev. E. H. Hall of Dell, who was ill. More than 50 persons attended the open house. Flowers for the affair were provided by County Jndgo Philip Deer and Mrs. Faber Whtta of LITTLE LIZ— The port of the body thai Is rrKsst often, overdeveloped is Ihe wishbone. . .$NU

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