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WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 1949 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NJ5WS nan 'More Realistic Assessing Urged Arkansas' Antiquated Tax Structure It •^ Discuiitd at Forum LITTLE ROCK. May 25. (4V- Possibility of a "more I'eallstlo" property lax assessment (or the state was one of several points discussed at a forum here yesterday on the "Arkansas plan," Marlon L. Crist, chairman of the State Resources and Development Commission, s»ld the tax assessment structure is keeping major Industries out of the state. "Assessments ore not based on what the law provides, and" as a result everyone in the stale Li breaking the law as far as assessments ire concerned," cilsj declared, Under law assessments me supposed to be based on 50 per cent of valuation. President Lewis Webster Jones of the University of Arkansas recommended » survey of marketing potential in the slate. At a banquet Isst night, Governor McMalh urged co-operation wllh Hie hew Tax Commission. "they (the" commissioners) cati'i just come into yoiir comtminlly,' lie said. "They have to lie asked ...It you folks »lll lead I he movement to revise our antiquated lax structure, ydu can do ijo bigger Job." Obituaries Softball Games Rescheduled For Tonight Oolites tn Ihe Blythevllle Y' Clly Softball League which wer poslponed lasf night due lo we grounds have been re-scheduler) fo, . Walker Park loiiichl ivllh llic first « lve " "° Former Blytheville Man Dies Monday in Hughes Xrcrt SU'oud, 03, of Hushes, Ark., ormcrly of Blylheville. died tl Ills ionic In Hughes Monday following short Illness. Mr. Sltoud and his faintly moved o Hughes from Blylheville earlier Ills year. His body was relurncd iere for burial. Funeral services ave Incomplete pending arrival ot relatives bill arc n charge of Cobb Funeral Home. Mrs. Georgia Ann BeaUry Dies in Daughter's Home Mrs. Cieorels Ann Beaury, 81, tiled I'eslcrdfty at the home of her daunli- ;er, Mrs. Edna Alsup, In Ihe Forlj and Eighl Community. Born In Springfield, Mo., Mrs Beaury hnd resided In the Forls and Elghl community lor R iiiimber of years where she made her home with her dauchler. Ill addition to Mrs. Alsiili, she is survived by llirce sons. Espcr Beaury of Walsh, Colo., Thomas Beaury of WIlllhKlon, CRltf.. and Olvlllc Beiuiry of l.os Angeles, Cnllf. Ftmel'Rl services are incomplete pending (he arrival of relatives bill the body will be shipped to Springfield (or burial. Cobb Funeral Home Is In charge ol arrangements. • * I Mrs, Victor Stllwell's Brother Dies in Florida Services for Staff Sgt. Verney E. Phillips, brother of Mrs. Victor Slilwell of Blylheville, will be i-oii- dlicled al the First Baptist Church hi NeWbcrh, Telih., nl 3 p.m., lo- Itiorrow. Sergeant Phillips was drowned while swimming near his base In Southern Florida Sunday afiernonil. Doctors reported the soldier nprint- ehlly suffered a heart ntlnck. A companion said he tuu 1 game set for fl o'clock. In the first game Blyihcvlllu Motor Company will meet Ark-Mo Power wllh the Jaycees playing the Hazorbaek Drive-in nine in the Eccohd game. Mo-Pac Brakeman Dies from Injuries ropLAri BLUFF, ryin., May SB - W'l—L. E. Scrusgs, * Missouri Pacific P/illroad braketiiah and one of Iliree men Injuibcl several moliths ago In a railroad accident hear Little rtnck, Ark., died i\t Ihe Miss- Wil-1 Pacific liostmal hi 61. Louis Tast night, relatives here said today. Me was 67. . Scruggs was born In Bullcrvllle, Al-k., and had worked for the railroad, at .intervals, for many years. Tor a time he owhcd a hotel In Poplar Bluff Rnrt soI'Vert for sotite tlm« on the Poplar Bluff police force. , SHANGHAI Contllilli'ii from CHINA SCOTCHES Its "GOOD EARTH"—A home in « suburb ol Shaiittlnn IB mum-it to ihu ground by Nnlloiinlisl troops in a scorched earth policy, part of the defense plan tot the oily, Protector! by bulbed wire oni;ini;lcinents in the (urenroulnl. Ihe KOVOI union! soldlcrf will be ublo lo lire on advancing Communist Juices, which will hnvc no rover. (Photo by NEA-Auilc sul! correspondent W MI ien Leo.) President Truman Renews His Pledge To Fight for Civil Rights Program The 29-year old soldier Was an aerial photographer with the Army, and had been in service for c'ltjlit yeal's. two of which were, overseas. His body was to bt 1 sent frohi Pelisacoln, Fla.. to Ncwbeni for burial and funeral services yesterday. Sergeant Phillips is the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Phillips of Newbcrn. Survivors oilier Ihan Ihe parents and Mrs. Slillwcll thcitule another sister. Miss Wiisic Phillips, who has visited her sister lii'rc several times; and two brothers, W. L. Phillips of Norlh Ltllle Rock and Walter Phillips of Newbcrn. Mrs. Slllwclt and lief hlisbtuxl Went lo NeWuern soon afler receiving news of the accident, and her husband returned yesterday. WASHINGTON! Mil.V 'J5. l,Vl— fr- President Tnliliali pledged himself anew lociay lo tight, fof fulfillment of Ihe Democratic plnlloim promises on civil rlglils. j He made Ihc pledge nflcr ici-c:iv- j iiiB the annilnl floucrt S. Ablxitt I award as Ihe Indlvidiiitl who 1ms ] done inosl 111 the pnst year lo ad- I vaiR'e (lie Ideals of full dllA-nshlp j wlthnilt repaid Lo rare, deed or i of Irnuble. color. | The silver ]il(ique was prc.scnu-d •. In a While House nose Garden cerciimny. by John II. Erni'siiu'kc. spent ct ]|i m . n]1[] publisher of (lie chi<nt!o Defender, Negro weekly. In accepting il. Mr. Trumnn said he hoped lie will continue, to deserve fiilrh recognition. "The slulcoicnt was oiade, 1 think, before the election Insl fnli Hint Hie prlllcliilcs for which we are fl«hllnu arc Insl ns old us llic constlUillon of the united Btnlw and lust as new ns Hie domocriUic plnirorm of 1040. "We arc liresslim for thr Imtile- mentalliin of ihnt pliilfiinn nml .shall rontiiiiie to orrss fur II until Chinese Dtlver Displays Fatalistic Attitude W/itte Bullets Whit About Htm SHANGHAI, May SB. <m— A Chinese driver crlnril his truck full of oil drums as close lo llii Gur- drn Hlldne over Sotichow cirek :is he coulii A bnltlc bet.wccn ihc Communist:; and Nationalists 'OYIT Ihe brldsc was Molnn on. Hullcls whl^/cd llnounh Ihe air. The truck driver Rhfiin^i'il 'I'lie bullets were not mcniit lor him. He yawned, nodded. Then he loll asleep. An hour hitcv he Mill slumbered. The iwi111<? went on. Whoever wlim Mil net the brlilBf—iitill 111* truck and oil drums. i AFL Official Criticizes iFulbrlght, McCtellan Movement (o Oust Stole AFL Officials Reported LITTLE ROCK. May 25. IIP}— The Arkansas Democrat said today "« movement" Is underway to oust, two officials of the Arkansas Federation of 'jUbor. The newspaper said Charles Mowery. Hot springs, president of the organization, and S. V. Zlnn, executive secretary, will be opposed. Mowery, who Is presiding at the slate convention underway here, said today he had heard of the movement. He added that the matter probably will come before Ihe convention tomorrow. The Democrat said Odcll Smith, who currently heads the teamsters union, probably will lie nominated (o (he post held by Mowery. Opponents of Zlnn want A. E. DeBniceiiie, Fort Smilh labor leader, for Ihe secretary Job, the newspaper said. Third Member of Shelton Gang Shot from Ambush i FA1HFIELD, 111.. May 25. M>|— Ambush guns have lakcn a third, this time probably unsuccessful, crack at the Shelton gang, of prohibition rinys. The latest victim L> Big EaH Shelton. who succeeded If the chieftainship when his two" older brothers were cut do)»n Iroill amhushes. Bit; Earl was taken to an Evansville, Tnd.. hospital last night wilh a bullet In his back. He was shot shortly before midnight while In a night club. Dr. Donald B. Franke! snld he felt certain Slicltoti would lt«e. Hospital authorities in Evansville said his condition was "satisfactory." Police offered no theory lo account for the shooting. Big Enrl had retired from most iict several years ago. Mid owns a 000- :icre farm near this Southern Illinois community. He has two surviving brothers. Roy and Dalton. The two older brothers. Carl and Bcrnle, both were shot from bush. we m'comniish ihe purpose which I LITTLE Rocp, May an. im— AI "as scl out." i official of the Ai-knnsiis f'tdemllon Former Mavor Edwnid J. Kcllv; ,, r Lalxir has cHtlcl?.rd Arkansas of chlcnio told (be President Uial • t« 0 senators. the people nf Hie nnfnidor nri- vnrv s. V. Zlnn. [he fcderallon's cxc- mllch indeblert lo him and arc not] cll [| VC scciclary, snld at Ihc fede the kind who "Wow hot nnd cold." i ,...||j O1 , coilvelllloli here yestchliu Mr. Truiiinii sMrt In rcmuliai- thnl in,ai "with all the .unfnlriiera he Is onlv trying tr. carry oul the j have wllncsscd under llic Taft bill of riRhts whicli hp is sworn Hrtrllny acl, ., we. ori?nnlsed lalio ^° ^°- of Arkansas, sal by and allowed on same United Slates Rcnntor to p back lo the eluhty-flrsl Con^re* to hold the luininicr of ibe low ove on]- heads foi 1 another six yenvs." He obviously referred to Senalo McOlcllan. Zinn declared that the term o Senator Fulbrijiht "Is Just as ba as the record can be as tar as labo is concerned." Lions Club Members Hear Project Reports C. R. Taylor ol Memphis and .1. H. Lott of Blythevllle uere guests of the Blylheville Linus Club at luncticon-nicellug at ihc Hotel Noble yesterday. Routine business reports included a report from .lames Terry and the activities of the flub in con- iieclioti with relief for the blind showing that five children had been fnrnl.shed glnsset, during the past five months, A report by Jesse Taylor on (he progress of the constnlclion of the librnry was also heard by ihe members and it was indiralrd Hint no am- | completion date, nnr plans for iu dedication had been made. Suspected Slayer Held to Circuit Court TRUMANN. Ark., May 38. (/!'! Casey .South, churned .with (nurd- in ihc fntal slabbing ol Arch Owens ncur here Saturday nltil was bound over lo circuit coil without bail yeslerday afternoon. South waived preliminary hf'nrir before Justice of the Peace Elmer Robcrt.s. Indergarten Promotion xcre/ses Held in Wilson (he niiKslnn Consulnte. Thousands wtitclieil the flulillna from hliiii buildings on ibe llnnd Mv wife. Mai-Riiret. who loli'phon- fd me pliiy-by-p]ny lu'counlit of the fiKhlini; nloni; ilic> llund luini her vunlatie ]iolnl In llroadwuy Mun- >lims. llki-ly will have (o spend Ihe nlKlit there nlong wllh as oilier tori'lmti-rs trupiied by Ihe fluhllnx, Ami'i'lcan und llrltlsh c<insuliile '•mplovrs were liupprd In their hutldliius (oo. The liiKsliin Hnily News, Ihe pro*- uwlct ludi'iiciulenriy-owiu'd Hus- i:ui newcpaper, was hit by a shell. Hut Editor V. A, Chtllklu ieli'phnn- •d tho Awofjiited Prr.^H iiffiee, which s biii'llciulrd, tintl worriedly askrd lor news .storlc-.s. "We weir shelled hut me ini li.shlnn," he said. Amos I iiudiiuul. coiTMtxitidc' and couiier coolies crtiwleii over buck fence and delivered Ihe In- rrmhift reporl In him, I.andnmn wont on ID ihe uovpnminil eablo "Hire, Tlie American, owned 1'o.sf aiul Mcu-uiy ramo oul wllh n four puyo paper. The llrlll.-ili-ownpri Noil I China Dully Nown ninl Chlnr.ii ni'WiUi'iii'rs lull-mini to publl.il iVH'"i-K liiii«r. The n,'ds lKs i'l;i;"|Hlnwn orders on sump "Hip Mr\v.s|iii|ior«, liichullnn Oh in esc hiiiuuiue luibllcalliins. Al one lime dmlim tl»> mornlnu, 00 ftovcrmnenl .wldlerj In bulldlngi oulh of Sochow Ore«k fell baok to liaiKX) Road bridge on lh« double, illcd into vehicles and roared away. Somelline.s It seemed Impossible •a many trooiw could be hidden In he city with Ihc Communists all ibout. Away from (lie Bund, (he city vas slniiiilnrly peaceful during Ihe liiy. The Communbts saw 11 lit Its best dnrliiK dnyllnht—wllh the In- rodlblQ tinfllc Jams or the pa.it ;onc. '1'hero were iilllen of napping sol lU'if rlulu lo Ihe end of Ihe tight- inn r.tmc- Tho llshlliiii al Ihc Booohow Ilrldiio wiis sliarp—bill mlliov, The Cominunlsls alrrady hud taken the world's fourth lal'Biwt oily. The do- lenso could nol lust long. The NnllunullsU hnd only about 10 men on each, ond of Oavden Ihldue when Ihe C'omimlst.i begtun moving In, There were nproxhiulcly the same number or defenders on pilch i.tt I lie oilier BJIUIW, The Hods took over abandoned Nallonallil emiilacemeiiln where KankliiK Road uii'i'ls Ihe Blind In (heir move on Garden ftrldge, four blocks lo Ihr uorlh, In (lie ifoiikcw secllmi. fiirlhci' nmtli, NulloimllsU were imlllnR out toward WOIWUUR. There ovnouftlloli ships were, waiting. The only way oul wn« Uorlh. Tlii' WliiniKiHM It.vll wun blocked t'liinc Hie Shmiulml waicrliMiil. Tin' NalioiuilUl.H scull I Ml nt Ip.iisl nliw »hl|vi llipre, The «|ilp chniiKol WHS menaced ail nlotiK the ennl side In HIP upriuvIliiR I'DiiluiiB nren. Drowns in B«ml LUANON, Mo., »U The one-year-old ton of Mr. iM Mr.. Robert Hlchtawv *row»d tn a water barrel Ute T*it«nUr it the Ikmlly horn* n*»r Orove St>rili(. The child wu plWlnf In ttw yard «nd It In aUppoiM he («U into the barrel and could not f*t out To Conduct S*rVkM tile Rev. J, T. BftWa »l MUi, B. C«r., will conduct th* WUtf >ervlce tonlfht at th* Htti MMUt Church at Ilil. Th* MM. Mr. Brown i» a brothtr to th* R*r. t, o. Brown, pa<tof <M UM flrtt Hapllut church her*. Negro Deaths nmeriit itnkH tot Hwirr Itith- |J, 44, who died Monday at *tat*j. will be conducted inert at 1 bjn. Sunday, with th* TMaley titd CSobb ruueml Home ot BlythiytU* bi charge of nrrani«m«hU. WILSON. Ark., May M—"Home mi HIIIIKC" was Ihe UIMIID of (lie ndi-ruarUn prumolliin ext'irlM's \ ipsday nlnlil In (lu> llluh KI'|I,I.>I uillinrlum when :i;t pupils received •rllticates of awiint. The play Icalm-cd I'ecos Hill. '. aypil by Fieddle IlyeiH, wlio hro- Slue Foul Hue, played bv ally UciiLou, out of Ihe union. Cowboy KOdii.s, MiUiin 1 dunrlm:,! illel iihd lii|i dant-llii! Wen 1 liicliul- I In the'program. Wurren Killmrn. ather of one of the pupils, uppciu'- I on Ihc rirouniin pluylni; llic nllar nt\(l sinitliiH wpfilcrii points. The fh'sl klndeiKiuU'ii alumni ere presented In the uiidh'itce by lls-i Martina llyile, '' " tcaclipv 'he das. 1 ; s|ierrh wns t i b>' Jolui ,rall, KOII of Mr. ulul Mrs. K, D. .cull. Nnt Onivcs Jr., MJII of Mr. mill Irs. Nat Graves was prcseiiled n prliricale of perfecl iillcntliinci', lor .ot havlliu brpn abi^'iit or taidy urhiK the Mihiml Icrm. by flupt'r- illcndehl I'lillll)! J. Uccr. Certificates ot awards were pi-cs- nted by Mr, Deer to Hie lollowlim hlldreii: Chris Dcnlon, Jlmiiilc lallc, Jerry Hodden, Jon Yyiich, aek awlndlc, lloniiy Kiun-li, Tonl McAfee, 8al1>' Dcnlon, Joe Vadon, >1ai-y V, Pllkciton, Kiiren Cravi-n. ilmmle I'yland. jumps Nafih, Mury lane Teal, John Ueall, Clmy aie]th- Min, James Ouodbar, I'llalne Vuung, lohcrt Cultural-, Jimmie Orook. 'I'erry Bmllli, Johnnie 1'oliard, Alice Hpn- lei'Ron, Nat Graves, nnrlque Llmtin, Freddie Byers, Palsy .lonps. Jimmy Unwell. Clayton Kllborn nnd Jumrn Abboll. • i • Sudden Death! Work brt* Sit* during Hay F«v« For all those Pesky, Disease- carrying Flies and Mosquitoes! ^ sland'n famed Tallinn Society never had mure than -I.OIIO berR At one time. and Other Household Petti —nt Home, Camp or Summer Cottage—• *AEROSECT lln- wiimlpr hwrullelde llml can h« usnl by »ny. UUP. In Ihe family, Noii-piihiiniilm tn tummm <ir iinlmah . can br u»«rt arminrt mini fuortu ui> kpruiifiic nrliir. AlillOHKDT xotf (iirlher nuts \nn, niu, rfhllnMr lll-iiu!ir« hotnb. On/x $3.98 or $2.35 with Empty B Get fh* Btst . . . . G*t Atroitct • H«y F«««r * Unit i>4 »»!«»• t MM* Air t»»«H«« HUBBARD HARDWARE Wrsl Main CO., Inc. rimntt iOH Clr(uloi«> In 'moil <«y h*«i» •> *H(M »l«<n.. H<i ky i ADAMS APPLIANCE CO. J. W. ADAMB, MIT. JM-m W. 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