The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 26, 1953 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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VOL. XLVIII—NO. 257 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS —KSS&TSS? S^s^™^^ ' Blyiheviile Courier Blythevilte Daily Newi C of C Seeking US. Aid for City Schools Due to Base Here „„ Good Sanitary Conditions Found At County Farm County Sanitarian Says New Well, more Hot Water Are Needed Sanitary conditions at the Missis sippi County prison farm are gen. erally good, A. F, Crownover Mis- .slssippi county sanitarian, reported today after inspecting the farm this morning. Mr. Croivnover said he has rec ommended several changes to County Judge Phillip Deer, but that he •was"pleasantly surprised" v.-ith his -findings this morning. Listed as needs were more water more hot shower wafer and better of. toilet and shower ventilation rooms. Conditions of bedding, sleeping quarters, Kitchens and mess hall tie said, are all "good". In fact, Mr. Crownover said "I would be well-pleased if all eatina places in -Mississippi County were as clean as the county farm kitchen " At present, Mr. Crownover stated, much of the water for cooking -Is being hauled in from Osceola This is a condition of which the the County Judge's office is aware and a new well is on Judge Deer's agenda. The farm's' hot water heater Mr. Crownover said, will not accommodate all the men on the farm Oioiv about 60) In one bathing per- "Only'lhe first ones In the shower are getting hot water.". u "However, the others can get a hot shower by-waiting until the water heats up again he reported Present Facilities All Rtght Present toilet facilities B ve -Ji right lor the 60 prisoners now on the farm, but if farm population ever ^jji.?" 10 ' 1 °V<*'that thty \ull need additional toilets." He ; said he had also recommended purchase of new eating WBre •The cnamalware they are now using is. chipped and should be replaced. Judge Deer is attempting to buy some army surplus trays to be used there," he stated. . • Inspection'of bedclothes and sleeping quarters, he said, revealed the prisoners are living under "clran and sanitary" conditions. ,, One influenza case, he said; is being treated and the prisoner has been isolated. Mr. Crownover's inspection of the county farm followed a complaint made by James Dozicr of Blytheville — • A copy of an answer to a letter from the Blytheville Chamber o Commerce to Hep. E. C (Took) Oa things was sent the Courier News this weekend by the North east Arkansas congressman. In this answer, ne». Gainings suggested that the Chamber of Commerce contact the coordinatoi of federal programs of the State Department of Education for aid under a law uertaining to aid for schools in defense areas. C. . Ray Hall, president of the Chamber of Commerce, wrote Rep Gainings on Jan. 20 that "It has been estimated ... that the increase in enrollment In our cih schools the ensuing fall will amount to at least 450 additional pupils due to the families who will he brought "to Biythcville for the conTfruc- lon and operation of the air base." (This increase would be chiefly in grade schools.) i Asks Legislation Mr. Hall cited a federal law which provided funds for schools having sudden enrollment increases due to milUary installations but pointed out this act had expired last June JO. Rep. Gainings''assistance In reenactment of this .law or passape of a similar I Hall. In his reply, Rep. Gathines ex- Plained that congress has voted to extend tlie expired act. However (he act provided for segregation and law was asked ">y Mr. segregaon and v as , vc '° ed 'W President Truman. No further action was taken during the last session „ "Hoy. ever," Rep . Gainings wrote, the House Committee on Educa- on and Labor plans (o talie ac£ion d T 1S f T CI ; cariy this Ecssi °". ind I feel that legislation will bo cnacted ..long the lines of the p,£ Jious act. You may be assured that I will exert every effort to provide school"" ' eve, who said he was beaten and forced to live under unsanitary conditions during a stay on the farm. Mr. Cozier, whose allegations were reported to the Courier News last wee* by C. A. Baggett of Blytheville could not be located for comment this morning. He was reported by Mr Baggett to be looking for work ' e ./" clls °f Available Aid appropriation of-s,ooDOOOO he teen made for the fiscal year -1953 The Bureau of the Budget has rec ommended an additional deficient appropriation of $24,000000 I be isra^^'f^sS^ Bombers Take Over After Big UN Push Halted Reds' Repel Biggest Ground Attack of Year on Spud Hill By STAN C.UiTFK • e] SEOUL «)_AIII C(I fighier.bc.mb- front positions today 'after u "N ™°y "" ok n Ilc W»g on the West-' ?,,", Kote »»,Front in an elaborately-planned "program" raid. Sabre jets swept north and tang- ed with Communist MIO-ISs near the Yalu River. The u. s Fifth Air da°rn C aVed dtll '' eereilWa '- I>Iantew '- c The 4!i hour raid was the heav- lest ground action of the new year. Allied infantry, tanks ria,,ie throwers,, artillery and planes were thrown into the unsuccessful assault on Spud Hill. High brass and correspondents— provided in advance with a p sm - Phlct describing each phase of the attack —-watched from ne!u . bv bunkers called "Operation Jan 19 b " n I " annecl since But the Chinese Reds were leady. rhey caught ihe chargin^ LsS-irc 1 "'" 1 " 0 '" 16 " ln a de «tf Flame Throwers Fail Then .the Allied troops tried lo aurn out the Reds with flit r> throwers. However, in many hj stances, the flame-throwers ran out of fuel AP Correspondent Forrest Edwards reported from the scene -at the southern end of T-Bone Hill—that a hail of artillery shells and napalm (jellied gasoline) also failed 10 dislodge the Communists One of the Allied wounded told Edwards: "If we could only have had more :lame-throwers we could have burned right through them We vere doing a good job but sudden- s' there weren't any more flame- hrowers." Another wounded man told AP •liotographer P,- cd Waters that ne flame-throwers ran out of fuel and added grimly: r "And so did Ihe guy W ha was hooting it." An Eighth Army spokesman declined to report Allied casualties •Mled - nia ' ed SS Chlnese werc Aft-r the r-ud Fifth Air I oici- nd Na\y carnei pl-mes swtirncd ver the entire front The Na\j ^^^on^^»^a^w»rm^TAauinM AKP SQPTHEAST Missdum BLY/THKV1LLE. ARKANSAS, MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 1953 j '"*^_ AMMUNITION FOR FLU WAR-Workers at Ell Lilly and Com vke^naMSn 10 f^ rhoducli ? D division '« Indianapolis, above, supervise final steps irfthe produelion of influenza vaccine To meet the demand for vaccine caused by the nationwide influenra cpWcmic more of tbe vaccine has been packaged and shipped u, ten days than is usually oroi-essed in a year qualify See C. for assistance unde of C. on Page 3 _ ars Steal Safe, Cash from Osceoia Store »h« f 2e0 .?-P oun '? saf ". conlainin about $60 to sioo in currency wa VH'ii fr ?? Paul ' stiI! weU's Radi, and Electric Shop in Osceola Sat urday night, Osceola Police Chie Jake Thrailkill said this morning Breaking in a rear window th ioMr™ th ° n ° I>C " thC b3ck ' do ° fll 0 "?^!. ° Sa ' e ° Ut ' Ch ' ef Thra " Also investigating the burglary an Deputy Sheriff Dave Young am Osceola Officer Alck Wiley 'New and Improved 7 Nuclear Devices to Be Tested in March WASHINGTON (* _ The Atom! Bnergj-- Commission announced to day ifwill test "new and improved nuclear devices" at the Las Vegas Weothei cloudy *~ a i' couv mild this afternoon and to- AND StlLD coMti- northwest Tuesday. Forecast — I n c reasing tonight . and Tuesday ^!? rmer north and east ; timing cooler no , thwest y_ afternoon; showers possl- t ^* i * Tuesday; low tonight i 30s »orth to 45-50 south; 2*! y * northea5t to M Minimum this morning—29 Maxima myesterday—J5. Bunrifie tomorrow—7;02. Sunset tod ay—5:24 Precipitation 24 hours to T am. none. Total precipitation since January — 1—3.56. Mean temperature fmkiway tween high and low)—42. Normal mean temperature January—395. This Itafe r,asl rear Minimum this morning—«. Maximum yesterday—67. Precipitation January j to be- for this KurST* grOU " dS beSin ™ 8 The announcement did rot E< into detail about Ihe nature of tin new series of tests, it said only 'The new series of tests Is de signed lo advance development o new and improved nuclear de vices and will provide additiona weapons performance data es^cn Hal lo military and civil defense effects studies." The AEC said troop maneuvers and training exercises will be part of the testing program. It estl mated I«,000 members of the Army Navy, Air Force and Marines will take port. First Field Test tor Shells It has been widely expecled that the program will Include the first field tesls of atomic artillery shells for use In the Army's new super cannon developed at the Aberdeen (Md.) proving grounds. This cannon, capable of shoot- Ing atomic or conventional missiles 20 miles with pin-point accuracy was announced late last year arid was shown, to the public In the Eisenhower Inaugural parade last week. During atomic tcsls at the Las Vegas proving ground last spring, eight atomic explosions werc reported. They brought to 20 the otal atomic blasts there since the Nevada site was first used in Jan- uaray, 1951. The AEC announcement said the Department of Defense, Ihe Civil Jcfcnse Administration and olhcr edcral agencies will take part in he Las Vegas tesls . And, (he agency said, it expects See NUCLEAR "on rage J cncheb positions rine and trucks and 14 buildings. --\ay ds of Commu bun^eis U;o destroyed 30 EC to Illinois Plant Processing, Assembly Construction Planned .WASHINGTON lfl_The Atomic energy Commission announced lo- day it will build a new 29 million dollar explosives processing nnd issembly plant on a site 18 miles :ast of Macomb ,111. The AEC said the plant on Ihe Spoon River_in Pulion County will not manufacture radioactive materials. Construction will begin in the spring. The General Services Adminls- :ration is trans/erring to AEC some 9,800 acres of government- owned land on the former site of Camp pliis, a World War U installation. . The Air Force has been using most of this land for a survivor training area and about SOD acres have been helfl by the Army for use by the Illinois National Guard. AEC said about 2,000 construction workers will l>e needed during the latler part of this year. Sources at Springfield, Mo., reported a site about 10 miles norlh- «'«st of Springfield had been".surveyed and was under consideration " " possible site for the plant. $218 Is Adch^T To TB Campaign A tolal of $218 has been contributed to date in the Negro Division of the County Tuberculosis Association's seal sale campaign, Mrs. Frances Gammill, executive secretary of the association, reported today. Half of the Negro churches In Blytheville and the three Negro schools have collected more ' hey did during last year's drive. he said. The final report meeting for the fcgro Division will be held at 7:30 ).m. tomorrow at Harrison High School. Awards will be presented vorkers nnd groups obtaining the argesi contributions. Two films Let My People Live" and "Rodney," rill be shown. The meeting will be pen lo the public. Legislature Reconvenes After Weekend Recess By IKON HATCH after""ekId'rec'L" 1 '' ~ ^ ""'"^ ^""^ r0convenl!s ":ri; a ;rLnf =: =i ™- -^""-- r?-™; today The hearing has, been called by House Judiciary Committee B which has several controversial proposals for its consideration. Included is a bill by Rep. Bryan McCallen of Clay County, :nto(16 Draftees Leaves Nq More Re-Checks Till Further Notice, County Board Says Mississippi County Draft' Board No. 47 sent 16 men to Little Rock for physical re-e.vamination this morning. This is the last group to be called for re-examination until further notice is given, Miss Rosa Saliba, secretary of the board, said. The next group, 35 men, is scheduled to leave for examination Thursday. Those leaving today were: I-eon Harmon Franks, Cecil Elvis Parks, Parker Jewel Copeland Adolfo Guajado and Billie R.ay Smith, all of Blytheville; Earl Dean Sanders, Alvin Herman Stevens, Marion Clyde Sanders, all of Manila; Columbus Lloyd K Patt«rson, victoria; Edward Dewey Brlsler Ji Keiser. ' "' Negroes leaving today were- Leonard Sorrells, Jr., Luxora- Joseph r,ce JKlrliy, Blythev'HIe- Douglas Reaves, Hermon L. Davis, both of Osceola; Roosevelt. Woodson, and Willie James Lewis, Armorel. Inside Today's Courier News .. .Chicks beat, Tenn Tlay I.cacbville here tomorrow nijht...Sports. ..I'ajic 6 ...Society news.. .Page 2... ...Markets...Page 3..', would abolish the requirement for a 3-day waiting period before issuance of a marriage license Bolh the Senate and House—the whirtV £ lt ,', Cr b " nch ovel " objection of Mc- wt " c11 Cnllen and a few others—have pass ed a bill to discontinue any waivers of the 3-day period. If McCallen's bill should become law, it would place the issuance.of marriage licenses back where it was before 1945; licenses could be granted .,injrnedia\ely upon application: • "• • Also before the Committed ls : a bill by. Rep., Robert w. Lasler of Hulaski County to require that divorce seekers have a year's residence In tlie' stale. Scn.ile Has Fiscal Cnrtc Presently only 90 days residence is required. The Senate had before It Gov Cherry's bulky fiscal code bill today, which the House passed 'virtually without discussion Thursday: Several senators have predicted the measure will have a rougher tune in the Senate, but Cherry has forecast Senate passage by n "substantial vote." Both Houses this week may talk about the 64.5 million dollar highway budget. Tlie budget wns recommended for adoption by a holdover committee from the "Arkansas Legislative Council last week. It probably will be sent to the Joint Senate-House Budget Committee for further consideration. To Get Nominations Cherry (his week will, send to (he Senate additional nominations for appointments which the upper chamber must confirm. A time imit of 20 days from opening of he session Is set for these nominations, and that period will cx- "ire this week. Tfic Senate already has confirmed Cherry's choices for the new Highway Commission, two members of the Public Service Commission, Labor Commissioner Joe --ash and Insurance Commissioner W. A. Ocntry. Reconvening of the Senate for enae nird week of the present sess vas set for 1 p.m.; House for 2 p.m. that of the SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Congress to Get Ike's State Of Union Message Monday ' " ' •* •* • • _ Ike, GOP Leaders Discuss Problem OfWilson'sAides Nominations of Talbor And Stevens Are Up to Eisenhower, Taft Says WASHINGTON W) _ Republic* enilcrs discussed- with Presiden .,. , ~" "*m A It.-jlUfll Eisenhower today the oppositio which has cropped up In llio Sei ite to his selections (o head Ih »_my and Air Force departments Talking with newsmen nftei rarrl, Ihej. lert open the nucslioi I'hctner Eisenhower would KI ilicad with the proposed, nomlna 'ions of Robert T. a. Stevens tc re Army secretary and Harold Tal >ott to be Air secretary Asked directly whether Eisen lower still plans to submit th loniinations to tbe Senate, Sen raft m-oiilo) replied: "Well, he hasn't sent them up -to the Senate). It Is up lo him decide." Hold Interests in Firms Stevens nnd Tnlbott have run In ' the same criticism which was -aiscd against Charles E. Wilson ormci- president of General Mo ors who was nominated to l)e see rotary of defense. This is that they iold a substantial interest In firms vhich arc defense contractors The nomination of Wilson, who as agreed to'dispose of his General Molors stock, comes up in Ihe Scnale lliday. There is every indication It will be approved dcspilc a fight by Sen. Morse (Ind-Oro) against Ihe appointment. Taft said: "I hope II willbe con- irmed by Hie end of the day.' Wilsoifs nomination wns ap- iroved by the armed services ommitlce nnd sent to .tbe ; Seriate ver the week. end. Wilson 1 .- ecision to dispose of his 2<i nillion dollars of G. M. stock pparently- removed the biggest arrier lo his heading the Defense Department, which does 'billions f dollars of hlisincst niomotive firm. Not Yet Nominated Taft said he expecled some iscussion with Elsenhower- about Vilson's choices .of Robert T. B tcvens to bo Army secretary'and inrold Talliott to be secretary ol 10 Air Force. .They reportedly have i been ad ised by senators they had'bcttei gree lo sell Iheir industrial hold- igs if they want to be confirmed Eisenhower has not yet formally See WILSON mi I'agc 3 with the bin lalph R. Monroe, •cead of Missco D MA Office, Dies Services for Ralph midland Mon>e, 39, of Osceola, who died at Vails Hospital Saturday following heart attack, were to be condiicl- d at 2 p.m. today at the First Dap- st Church In Fordyce. The masonic service will be con- iictccl by the Rev. Percy Herring f Osccola with the Rev. J. T. Ellis f Fordyce assisting. Burial will be in Oakland Cemc- ery at Fordyce. with Dcnton Fun- ral Home in chaise. Mr. "Monroe, who died shortly ait- r the attack Saturday, had been ead of the Mississippi County Pro- uclton Marketing Administration ffice for about four years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. unnita Monroe; one son. Ralph onald Monroe, both of Osccola' his other, Mrs. W. A. Monroe of Al'lcla, rk; one brother, Paul Monroe of cwport; two sisters, Mrs. Robert tanley of Newport .and Mrs. j. p. ole of Tuckerman. ence of the President ami his congressional leaders. There were in session one hour and 55 infinites. "We had a very interesting conference wlih'the President, Mar- said. "We went over nil liie ti President Sets Date After Conference with Leaders liver X ""^TON , (AP) - Presidtnt Eisenhower will do- livci his Sfiito of the Union message before a joint session of Congress at 12:30 p.m. (CST) next Monday House Speaker Joseph Martin an- uinced the dale after a confer- v f . Tail to Introduce Bills Amending I-H Law Today Senate Floor Leader Discusses Labor Law • With Eisenhower WASHINGTON tPJ-Sen. Taft ( « Ohio) said he Is planning to in-i reduce legislation today to amend Ihe Tnft-Hnrtlcy Labor Law | T«fl, the Senate majority leader] said as he emerged from Ihe WeekJ y legislative conference at thd \Vnlle House lhat he was submit ting "Ihree our four amending bills when the Senate convened at noon Taft Indicated his decision to'In iroduce the bills did not sten matters he will treat In his Stale of the Union Message." Sen. Taft (R.Ohio) observed "We can't say exactly whnt they were because that's what he's going lo talk about when he goes before Congress." Seti. MUl/kfn (R.Colo) left the conference some time before the olhcr leaders' came out. He said "I can't say" when the lirospcc- Ive delivery date for the-Slate of he Union message. Tnft said (lie other congressional leaders discussed "n loiig list ol n dozen or more things" which will be covered in the message. "But we can't tell you what Ihey are." Jie rcpe'ited. Asked whether the Taft-Uartley abor law was discussed, Tatt until the President brought tlie matter "P , and "I made some sugges- lions. Asked whether he was satisfied with (he message, Taft said: "It was a very harmonious conference." Then he added that the leaders rtitl not get n ) 0 ok at the message itself because it still was In just outline form. Doesn't Know length White House Press Secretary James c. Hagerty told n -later news conference that he does not know Ihe prospective length of ihe atale of the Union message. In reply io other questions Hac- erty said: . 1. Tliat he Is Irylnff lo determine whether Eisenhower will hold n press conference before Ihe mos- lage is delivered to Congress. The gress. he President siiid last week he Intends See 13ISKNIIOWE11, on l>a ff e 3 -. — -..!» nufc ,Mi;iti fron' any, development at the conference with Eisenhower. He Bald his amendments "do not cover the whole field" of possible amendment of the laxv. He said ht might propose other changes later Ike Brought Up Subject He mentioned lhat in the session ol OOP leaders with President Eisenhower, (he chief executive had broughfup the'subject of the T-H Law in discussion of his upcoming Wale of the Union Message: Tafi said be made*"some suggestions" io the President. * . During the campaign, Eisenhov,-. or snid he was against repeal ol (he controversial Taft- - Hartley measure, but that he favored • Taft. also has said repeatedly that he favors amending the law so long as none of" (he provisions ie regards as essential be changed • - H' •••... ~, — * House \Leaders Raise Go SJow Signal on Income Tax Cut Bill WASHINGTON Ifr-House .„.„,- -rs are raising a go-slow signal on a drive by Rep. Heed (R-NY) or early passage of his bill to cut ncomo lax rates II per cent annually starting June 30. Reed, chairman of the Ways . •-, -....-...,,,,, ul me ways and Means Committee which starts all lax bills through Congress, said oiiay he plans to seek committee action on his tax-cutting proposal larly next month. v Ho added. In an interview he hopes and expects "(lie committee vill approve it, nnd the House will pass il by Ihe end of February " Influential House leaders, however, ral»»d a question whether the awmnkers should move that fant nio Ihe touchy field of laxcs. TIv said May should be early enough They preferred lo wait and EC low: much progress Congress ann he Eisenhower administration can nakc in reducing federal spending Some Want to Wait Some House leaders also are in •lined to wait until they know mon aboul the new President's view (axes. President Eisenhowc has made no specific recommcn latlon. but Secretary of Ihe Trcas ury Humphrey told Senators he ears prospects are dim for imme late cuts. Republicans arc pledged lo try , t alance federal spending wilh in ome. The budget left by forme 'resident Truman calls for an ullay of $78,600,000,000 In the yea Inning July i r W | ln rcvcnU 5 0 nly $08,700,000,000 under presen aws Reed estimated his "bin would cut revenue to just under 67 lions. bil- . . Thus spending would have to be slashed almost 12 billion dollars to balance income under Reed's Plun. The veteran' 1 NOW Yorker Insisted "We can cut taxes and balance the budget, too." • , Lawyers, Methodists TopTegislative^^ter Lawyers and Methodists pro- Counties)' to 77 vr-irs rq».. f i rtninfnnto ;« A*t. T e ,*n. „. ^uijij(,.->; io tf* >CatS (faen. F_. J. memh^rOitn nlcn inrT.^n^ ~— j-_ . . . 'olio Drive to Benefit From Coffee Sole Here That morning "coffee break" you lake tomorrow can help polio victims. Sam Owens, owner of Owens Drug Store, said today that all proceeds from sale of colfec until 11 Km. lomorrow will be given to the March of IJiniei Lawyers and Melhodists pro dominate in Arkansas" 50th General Assembly. Average age of the 125 members I of the Assembly Is 44 years and- three months, and one-fifth of them are not natives of Arkansas. This was revealed by the roster of Hie new assembly, which was distributed by the Arkansas Economic Council-State Chamber of Commerce. Compiled by Secretary of State C. G. Hall, the foster shows the age, occupation religious affiliation nnd home stale of all state senators and representatives. Tlie roster shows that of the 35 senators, 17 are lawyers and 15 are Methodists. In the House there are 36 lawyers and 36 Melh- odisus. (That the totals are the same is pure coincidence' il **$&Z™> M the lawyc " arc Average of Senate numbers In 47 years while their House counterparts are younger on the aver- age—tl.5 years. Ages of senators ranges from 28 (Sen. James D Johnson of Ashley and Chlcot Counties) to 77 years (Sen. B J Byrd, Ouachlta and Columbia Counlies). Younsest representatives arc 23 years old (Rep. joe P. Melton, Jr., of Lincoln County and Rep. Lcra Jeanne Rowleltc of Miller County) and the oldest is 75 (Rep. Henry R. Kocn of Boone County). All members of the Scnaic are Democrats, but there are Ihree republicans In the House They are Ilep. P. A. Tcague of Carroll County, Rep. N. D. Heathmaii of Madison Coijnty and Rep. Lawdon Brnmcum of Scarcy County Twenty-six of the 35 senators . are native Arkansans. Tlie other nine come from Oklahoma, Missouri, Texas, North Carolina, Virginia, Michigan and Nebraska Of the 100 members of the House, 86 were born in this state. Tho other 16 are natives of Texas,, Nebraska, Illinois, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama. Louisiana, Oklahoma. Missouri and Mississippi. Second in number to lawyers In the Assembly are farmers, including livestock raisers and gln- ners. There arc 15 in 'the House and five in the Senate. Senate membership also includes one doctor, two insurance men, one merchant, two auto dealers, two contractors, a radio news director a newspaper publisher, n hospital itdmlnlslrator, a van and storage firm operator, and n retired farmer. One of the senators lists himself as both an attorney and chiropractor. (Dr. Floyd C. Crowe of Hope). In the House, there are at=o nine insurance men, four real estate men, five icachcrs, three salesmen, 12 merchants, three auto dealers and two contractors. Still other occupational listings include banker, dry clcancr.chain- ber of commerce manager, railroad shop man, electrician, disabled veteran, law student, railway brakcman, blacksmith and lumber dealer. One representative simply lists his occupation as "public office." According to listings of rell?i- out affiliations, Baptists rank second in Die House white Presbyterians hold Ihls spot in the Senate. Theie'arc 28 Baptists In the House and II Presbyterians. Three of representatives are members Die First Christian Church, four are Episcopalians, four tetong to the Church of Christ, one is Jewish and another Is n Luthr-r- ( an. Twelve list themselves only as Protestants. In Ihe Senate, there are eis'ht Presbyterians, three Baplists, two Episcopalians, one member of the Tirst Christian Church and one member of the Church of God Three senators list themselves only as Proleslants and two left (his listing blank. Here's how members of Mississippi County's delegation list theiiKcls-es on the roster: Sen. J. Lee Bcardrn, Le.iclivUIe ginncr and farmer, Methodist Hop. L. If. Autry, Burdette, educator, Baptist. Hep. James J. Uimmic) Edwards, Blytheville, relail furniture store, Methodist. Rep. Eugene c. Flccman, Manila, banking and Insurance Methodist. Rep. Kenneth s. Sulccr, Joiner, automobile dealer, Baptist, Nativd state? They're all Ar- kaiuans. 'Let Y6ur Light So Shine To Be Theme of Mothers March on Polio Thursday ."Let Your Light So Shine" will be the theme of the annual Mothers' March to be held here Thursday night (o obtain funds for the March of Dimes polio campaign. This city-wide house-to-house canvass will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday. A total of 125 women are scheduled to take part. Porch lights which are to 'be turned on during this hour will direct the campaign workers to those houses where they may obtain contributions. The Mothers' March thcine "Let Your Light So Shine," was the sermon topic In several churches here yesterday. accord- Ing to Mrs. Buford Young, chairman of this phase of the drive. RighNof-Way Bought- for Gas Line to Osceob Arkansas-Missouri Power Co. announced today it has completed purchase of right-of-way for natural gas transmission lines to serve Luxorsx and Osccola. About half of the pipe needed is on hand and Ark-Mo officials said they werc optimistic about pros- peels for obtaining (he rest uithin n few weeks. A contract for instal- :ing the pipe is to be let as scon 33 the pipe is received. LITTLE LIZ— ' »-'.if \ tt s ^~ — Why hosn'tsomeslrarp women's clothing designer come up with a polka-dotted crosh helmet for motoring? ^^

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