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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLV—NO. 132 Blytheville Dally N« BlytheviUc Courier Blytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 1949 TWELVE PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Seven Killed in Sub Explosion in Arctic Waters; 84 Saved WASHINGTON, Aufir. 26. (AP)—Six Navy submarines and a civilian technician lost their lives and 84 crewmen were rescued today when the submarine Cochino exploded and burned in Arctic waters. • Tlie six Navy men ware attached to the U.SS. Tusk, a sister sub- jjtoifirlne which rescued the Cochino's ^rew. The civilian, who was not immediately Identified, was the only •ftirr/cone with Winds Up to 120 MPH Heads For Southern Florida ' one lost aboard the Cochmo. The sunken submarine was equipped with a snorkel—an underwater "breathing" tube which enabled it to remain submerged for long periods of (lime. Tlie explosion occurred hi the Cochino's battery room and was followed by fire, A lieutenant and five of the Tusk's enlisted men were swept from her deck by heavy seas during the rescue of the Cochino's crew, which was hampered by the high seas. Heads for Norway .The Tusk, \\1th the rescued men aboard. Is heading for the Norwegian port of Hammerfast. This is the nearest port where medical assistance can be obtained. The Cochino and Tusk, together with the submarines Toro and Corsair, had been-temporarily assigned to Naval forces under command of Admiral Richard L. Connally, Naval commander In chief of U.S. forces ill European waters. The submarines had been engag. ed in cold water training exercises in the Arctic. They "left the U.S. Naval Submarine Base at New London, Conn., on July 18. In Us first announcement, the Navy listed the following as miss- P Lt. (j.g.) William Manley Shatter Jr., Stamford, Conn, Melvin Buck Henneberger Jr., Gloucester City, N.J. James Robert Miller, Liberty, Mo. Robert Lee Pinney, Sturgis, Mich Robert Francis Brunner, Jr, Altoona, Pa. John G. Guttermuth, Cincinnati. All were Navy personnel. MIAMI, Fla.. Aug. 2«. Wh- A tropical hurricane with winds up to 120 mtles per hour passed north of picturesque Nassau, Bahamas, today and headed for South Florida's Gold Coast. All South Florida was braced for the storm which whirled toward this wealthy Atlantic resort area at a 18 to 20 miles an hour pace on a west- northwest course. If the present course is maintained, the hurricane will strike the mainland a short distance north of Miami this afternoon. A high flow of southern wind over Florida may cause the storm to take a more northward course about the time It reaches the coast and cause it to buzz saw along the thickly-populated area between Miami and Palm Beach. The center of the second hurricane of the season passed nearly over or slightly north of the Bahamas capital shortly after 6:30 a.m. (EST). Highest winds were reported at 75 miles an hour in gusts. The wind did not reach the hurricane's top velocity in Nassau, since that British colony caught the -weakest side of the storm. 1949-50 Faculty Announced for Osceola Schools Registration for school student., in Osceola will begin at 9 a.m. Mon day and list through Wednesday and the classes will begin alter an assembly at 9 a.m. September 6, C Franklin Sanders superintendent announced today. The 31-member faculty, for tin high school and the elementarj school was also announced today by Mr, Sanders. The teachers include: Omar vens. high school principal; ibe Boyce, football coach and lysical education director; Ewell Thompson, assistant 'football coach, head basketball coach; Hergert E. Dai.igherly, band and glee club; Donald R. Wertz, mathematics; Fred li. Posey. piano; E. O. Salners, science; Mrs. E. O. Salners, commercial; Mrs. John Ed Phillips, home economics; Miss Martha K. Stone, junior high English and Latin; Mrs. C. L. Moore, junior and senior high English; Mrs. Ralph Wilson, English and Spanish; Miss Delpha Vail, social science; Miss Roberline Allen, social science and English. In the elementary school Herbert Smith is to be the principal Other teachers include: First Grade— Mrs. L. W. Poster, Mrs. Dan Reid, and Mrs. t. O. Crosthwait; Second Grade—Mrs. C. L. Grigsby,.Mrs. Art Copper, and Miss Myrtle McDougal; yjliird Grade—MUs Rose Wilkins, JSlrs. Herbert Smith and Mrs. Whitney Edwards; Fourth Grade—Miss Jane Phelps and Mrs. E. H. Mann; Filth Grade—Miss Josephine Phelps and Miss Nan Beth Barger; and Sixth Grade—Mrs. Billy Ayres and Mrs. Gladys Burr. Postal Employe Killed by Negro Mystery Surrounds Slaying of Kennett Man by Sharecropper KENNETT; MO.. Aug. 26. i/p> — Russell Tinker. 28, a clerk at the Kennett pcstoftice and well known in this area, was under mysterious shot to death circumstances near a cabin occupied by Sherill Mosley, 27-year-old Negro sharecropper at 2 this morning Sheriff Jack Barnes Immediately took Mosley in custody and he is being held "Without charge pending an inquest scheduled for tonight. Tinker, his wife and two-year-old son, Rusty, reside in a house Mrs. Tinker's father's farm, about four miles south ( Kennett. That farm adjoins the Lee Pells larm where Mosley lives. Mosley told the sheriff he was awakened by someone at his bedroom window and called out to the pe'rson several times before firing in the direction of the shadow he saw in the darkness. The sheriff said Mosley contended he had had some trouble with another Negro man and feared that man was trying to kill him. Soon after "he fired. Mosley was .quoted 1 of C. Directors Approve School Bonds, Tax Rate Proposed $450,000 Issue Gets Backing; Bridge Repairs Asked Acting on the recommendation of the Education Committee, the directors of the Blytheville Chamber of Commerce yesterday endorsed the bond issue of $450,000 to be submitted to the electors in the Blytheville School District September 27. The bond Issue was suggested by the Blytheville School Board iu order that construction of a new high school could begin and other building and equipment facilities could be improved. The education committee of the Chamber had studied the proposed plans, visited one 'school believed to be a similar structure, and planned further study relative to the building program, before recommending endorsement by the Chamber. The endorsement of the bond Issue was one of four points in an educational policy adopted by the board at its meeting yesterday. The other points called for the board's recommendation of a unl plan type of construction for the high school, the board's assistance in securing the passage of a 30- mill ad valorem tax for school uur- oses, and a more detailed study o ducational programs and building reject. Bridie Repair* Sought In other action yesterday the hamber directors decided to con- act the Highway Department rel- tive to bridge improvements at Big jnke, heard a report of the organl- itlon of the new Merchant's Divi- lon of the Chamber of Commerce,' nd accepted a resignation of Jack 'hro, who has moved from Blythe- The directors, after hearing dis- ussion of the Big Late bridge, vot- •d to ask an immediate investiga- ion of the bridge condition so that t would be in condition for heavy all hauling. It was called to the at- ention of the board that although some surface work was being done, he underpinning was rotting-nn<j needed attention. ' Construction of a new bridge will egin soon, but not in time to benefit transportation of crops this year. Mayor is Commended In accepting Mr. Thro's resignation from the board of directors It was announced that asuccessor will lot be named for several weeks. Mr. Thro had served only about eight months of a two-year term. Russell Campbell, chairman of the new Merchants' Division, reported -o the board on the division's decision to sponsor King Cotton Days and a Christmas promotion program, and indicated that the merchants were getting full ion in their new programs. Blytheville's mayor, Doyle Henderson, was cited by the directors yesterday for his goodwill contacts with neighboring towns. It was pointed out that Mayor Henderson nad explained much of Blytheville's Improvement policies to neighbor- as saying, he went 01; i~as ,qu< utsirie the Big Lake Bridge Bids Are Sought By Stare Agency Bids on construction of a new 948-foot concrete and steel bridge across Big Lake on Highway 18 and 1.4 miles of concrete paving between the levees will be opened Sept. 9 by the Arkansas Highway Commission, it was announced In Little Rock today. To he completed with federal aid, the project is expected to cost approximately S600.000. Bids on construction of 7.1 miles of blacktop on Highway 139 In ^Craighend County from Monette • o the Arkansas-A\Iissouri state ~!ne also will be opened Sept. 9. Approximately $2,000,000 in road construction will be Involved in the bids to be opened then and will cover work in Phillips, Miller, Nevada. Independence, Izard, Cie- bournc, White, Faulkner, Clark, Newton, Madison, Clay and Conway Counties In addition to Mississippi and Craighesvd Counties. dwelling and found the body. When he saw H was a-white man he immediately ran to the home of Lee Pelts and told him about it. The sheriff was called to conduct an investigation. A bullet had struck Tinker in back of the head. Sheriff Barnes said he has no idea why Tinker shovld have been at the Negro home at that hour. Weather Arkansas Forecast: Partly cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Satur day. A few scattered afternoon thundershowers. Not much change in temperatures. Missouri forecast: Generally fai tonight and Saturday except wldelj scattered local thundershower southeast half early tonight. Llt change in temperature. Minimum this morning—66. Maximum yesterday—91. Sunset today—6:35. Sunrise tomorrow—S:29. Precipitation 2t hours to 7 a. today—none. ToWl since Jan. 1—3839. Mean temperature (midway Uvccn high and low)—78.5. Normal mean for August—80.2. Maragon Refuses to Testify In Five Percenter Probe for Fear of Incriminating Himself Mystery Man's FIBST BLYTHEVII.LE BALE KXII1BITED—L. H. Hay (left), of the Armorel Community, stands beside the first bale of cotton ginned in Blytheville this year with giiiner Jack Robinson, who nan- died the bale. The cotton came from a JO-acre plot and was ot D & PL 15 variety. The bale weighed 580 pounds and marked the second time the Robinson Gin. Co. has handled the city's lirst bale. It will be stored In the Federal Compress here. Pemiscot School Plan. Submitted to Voters CARTJTHERSVriAE, Mo.. Aug. 26.—A county-wide election will be held in Pemiscot County Tuesday when a proposal to consolidate all 28 of the present Pemiscot school districts into one district will be presented to the voters. The same proposal has been defeated in,at least five other Missouri counties, including Dimklin. In addition to Pemiscot, 14 other counties were scheduled to vote on the single district plan before Sept. 1. If approved by the voters, the single county-wide district would be administered by a County Board of Education, the members of which would be selected in another elec- ;km especially for the purpose. The bringing of the proposal before the voters stems.from a sew coopera- ing towns in recent speeches, strengthening the improvement and the contacts between the va ous towns at the same time. Mayor Henderson was also given a vote of esteem by the directors because of the work done on the street widening program. Caruthersville Fair Dates Set Annual Legion Event To Be Held This Year October 5-9 Mb, , . "t . Missouri law aimed at ir:lx»«nv.iing.,'26. — -The 15th Aniiuii schools for more and better e"duc»- i Legion fair will be held *t Sudbury Heads Blytheville Bar. Lepanto Jaycees to Sponsor Entry In National Cotton Picking Contest The cotton picking contest. Ulen had spread farther today with the announcement that the Lcnanto Junior Chamber ol Commerce plans to siwnsor such an event there next, month. This will make a total of three cotton picking contests conducted in Arkansas this year—one regional, one state and one national. The "Litlle River Cotton Picking* Contest" will be held In Lepanlo Sept. 21. The Lepanto Jaycees vot- d to sponsor the event at a meet- "g last night attended by four Blytheville Jaycees. This contest will be held In con- lunctlon with the annual Terrain Derby in Lcpanto. which is sponsored by the American Legion Post there. In addition to this event iiml the National Cotton picking Contest iponsorcd here by the Blytlievllls Jaycees. the first annual "Arkansas Jotton picking Contest will be held .11 Pine Bluff next month under sponsorship of the Junior Chamber of Commerce in that city. In the Lepanto event, there will ae a men's and women's divisions. Winners will lie sent t« the, Nutlonnl Cotton picking Contest here a entries sponsored by the Lcpanto Jaycees, Neither the Pine Bluff nor Le- >anto events are ''elimination" contests, Jtiycee officials here pointed out. Pickers from any parl of the state and nation may ente the National Cotton Picking Con test In Hlythevllle without participating In or winning nny otlici contest, they said. The Uttle River Cotton Pickiiu, Contest in Lepanto will be hell during the morning of Sept. 21. A committee was appointed last nigh by Jaycee President M. G. Smltl to select a field and work ou other details. Tlie Four Blythevtlle Jaycees who Ark-Mo Directors Approve $41,000 Expansion Project New construction work amounting to $41.000 for expansion of electric facilities of the Arkanass- Mlssouri Power' Company in this area have been approved, it was announced today by James Hill. Jr., president of the company, following a board of directors meeting held earlier this Keek. Included In the new construction ts the installation of new voltage regulators on the company's Biy- thevllle-Luxora transmission line and the rebuilding of a 11,000-volt Hue between Black Oak and Caraway. The Ark-Mo board abo declared a quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share of common stock, payable to stockholders of record on August 31. ft was announced. tion at less cost per student, and also to equalize tan rates> The law created the procedure for. selecting a Oounty Board of Education whose duties are solely to study school problems in its county «nd present a proposal for reorganizing districts to ultimately reach the objectives. The Pemiscot 'County board was duly formed and soon came up ^. ith the single, countywide district plan. After tile proposal was mailed to the Missouri State Department of Education for approval, the board learned of considerable local opposition to.it and mniled in a revised plan calling for 15 districts. The second plan, however, received no action by tlie State department which approved the single district plan for Pemiscot. The state department pointed out that the Pemiscat board's second plan arrived in their office past the deadline. Floyd llamlett, Pemiscot County superintendent of schools, declared that even though the 15- dlstrtct plan did arrive In the state department's hands after the deadline, they received it three days before the State Board of Education acted on the other plan. Election is Mandatory Once the state department approved a school district reorganization plan, an election was mandatory by law. In Pemiscot County the voters arc now faced with a proposal which members of the County Board of Education have publicly stated has. they think, very little opportunity of being approved. The election is estimated to cost between S12CO and $1400. If the issue Is defeated, at least a year but not over two must elapse before another proposal is presented to the voters. Set SCHOOL PLAN on Page 1Z 1942 as United States f.''... again In 1944 when he lean Park here Oct. 5-9, according' to Harry .Malioure, secretary;•' manager of th« event. : Made famous by President Truman, who ; attended 'n 1945, the fair last year attracts! an estimated 50.000 persons. Mr. Truman also attended in .net — vice- president. Whether he will attend again this year or not Is not known, and If he does probably no advance notice will be given. Rep. Pan! c. Jones. In an address given at a Fourth of" July celebration In Haytl this year, told his listeners that he had personally Invited President' Truman to that celebration, but that he could not attend pointing out that he, the President, hoped to be able to vMt the Legion Fair at Caruthersville in October. BiKStr E«nt Planned The fair this year will be "bigger and better tha.i ever," officials o( the event declare. One of the largest truck carnivals In (he nation has been contracted for the midway, and will provide 16 rides and 12 shows. There will also be a pro- Brsm of horse races each day. "" will b« more agricultural this year than in the last President of Notional Association Fighting Tuberculosis to Speak Here Dr. R. D. Thompson, president of the National Tuberculosis Association, »ill be in Blytheville September 14, and will be the guest speaker at a dinner at the Hole) Noble to be sponsored by the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association. Dr. Thompson of Pasadena, Calif., i Health department and the stale- will be in this area to attend the | employed technicians Twelve Delay Arms Decision WASHINGTON, Aug. •». <f) — Administration leaders today delayed until Monday a decision on ._,. .._.„ „.,„. B „.„ cutting [he *!-<-"> ,000,000 arms as- j month of August at clinics provided profr«m. iby th* mobU* unit ol the SUU Southern Tuberculosis Association conference which will convene In Memphis September 15. Dr. Thompson's Blytheville visit was announced by Hays Sullivan, president of the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association, after « meeting of the executive committee in the Tuberculosis office In the Court House at noon yesterday. Mrs. C. G. Redman, executive secretary for the county association, reported to the committee that 4.719 *-r»ys were given during the communities were visited by the unit. H was also decided that the county speakers' committee, organ- the auspices of the County Tuberculosis would meet, Septem- Ized under Mississippi Association, ber 7 to determine the speakers that were to be available to health, civic and other public agencies toon. The committee, headed by A.S. (Todd) Harrison of Blythevillt pl«ns lo compose * list of avail- abb speakers for participation In public activities all over Uu county. Jly. Truman to Keep Silent on Plans For '52 Election WASHINGTC Mlg. 16. «') — Some of President Truman's closest friends predicted today he won't let it be known until alter the 1950 Congressional elections whether he will run again. They agreed he will stump around year to get a next back the country Congress to back his "fair deal program." A substantial number of them expressed conviction Mr. Truman's inclination I.-, to leave the White House at the en'- of his present. term In 1952 All of them conceded they mere "guessing"—(hat they were ji'st as much in the dark as are the people There exhibits several years, and vnrlous business firm', will have merchandise displays. One of the principal attractions again will be the free show presented in front of the grandstand twice daily. The show this year will be a musical revue. Another free attraction will be a high wire act presented by a family of five aerial- !st< twice daily on t* midway. The fair is directed through .. full-time board elected from the Legion Post membersMp. James T. Ahcrn is president; R. C. Mullinlk treasurer: and Harry Malloure, secretary - treasurer. Directors are Jamr.s M. Reeves, Ralph Hutchison ant! Carl R. Williams, all of Caruthersville, and Jack Dowdy of Steele. Part of the proceeds from the annual event have been used to purchase and Improve the 32-acre fairgrounds park which now has a fast half-mile dirt track, large stee grandstand with a seating capacity of 10.000 persons, concrete agricultural buildings, concrete barn for race horses, electric starling gate parking space for 1.000 automobiles and other facilities. attended the Lepanto meeting last night to assist that club in plnii'- ning their contest were Roland Bishop, president of the Blytheville club; Gilbert D. Hammock, Jr., first vice president; Jennings Bailey, state extension director; and Jimmie Edwaids, past-president. ' Rites Tomorrow For Churchman With Burial Here Funeral services for the Rev. B. £; L. Bearden of Leachville, re- ired pioneer Methodist minister, who died yesterday, will be conducted at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the .lethodlst Church In Leachville. The rites will be by tile Rev. ). C. Burton, pastor of the Leach- ille church assisted hy tlie Rev. ?,. B. Williams, superintendent of the Joncsboro District of the Methodist Church. Burial will be In Elmwood Cemetery here in Blytheville In charge of the Howard Funeral Home of Leachville. Pallbearers will he grandsons and nephews of the deceased. They are: State Senator J. Lee Beardcn of Leachville, Lieutenant Governor Nathan Gordon and Kdward Gordon, Jr., both ol Morrllton: Guy H. Edwards of 'nncsboro, John Bearden. Jr.. and J. W. Clark, both of Lcachvllle. The fecv. Mr. Beardcn was 77 and devoted 42 years to the mliiis- :ry before his retirement In 1940. Since then he had,made his home n Leachville. J. Graham Sudbury last night was elected president of the Blytheville Bar Asocial "m when that group held its anniinl dinner meet- Ing at the American Legion Hut. Other officers elccled Include Percy A. Wright, vice president, and James Gardner, secretary- New York Stocks who are close to the President. And they Insisted that Mr. Tru- tnan himself couldn't say for sure at thl time. N. O. Cotton Oct. . Dec. . Mch. . Open High .. 2986 20W .. 2981 «<K« .. 2978 2973 Closing Quotations: Amer Tobacco Anaconda Cop|M?r Beth Steel Coca Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester National Distillers .. Republic Steer Radio 72 27 26 1-2 150 37 1-4 61 3-8 52 3-4 10 1-8 27 20 1-4 19 3-8 11 3-8 Sank Account, f ncome Bared WASHINGTON, Aug. 26.— (AP)—John Maragon today •et'used to answer questions at the Senate five percenter nquiry "on the ground that my answer might tend lo incriminate me." The Greek-American had iiken the witness chair al'ter in accountant testified that Mantgon made bunk deposits of ?119,608.61 during a five- year period in which he has said his income was only around 530,000. Maragon. a mystery man about town In Washington, simply would not talk at all. He would not talk, that Is, when asked about his financial affairs, or answer many other questions. But he did say 'yes" when Senator Mundt (R-SD) asked: "Do you know Harry Vanghan?" he referred to MaJ. Oen. Vanghan, President, Truman's Army aide. Mutult then wanted to know whether Mrtrapon had ever been associated" with Vnughan In "any activities." 'I refuse to answer on 'grounds Hint my answer might tend to In- crlmmlnate me," Maragon replied. Miniclt sulil that answer left the "Implication that you and Vaiighan have, been engaged In activities that are Incriminating." Maragon conferred briefly with hU attorney and then said there were "no Implications"—that he was jast following his counsel's advice. treasurer. In addition to election of officers, the group adopted two resolu- Hou.5 one cf\\h\f for Improvement In local court facilities. County Judge Roland Green said he would he glnd to cooperate with the Association in this project. To Expedite Trial, The other resolution calls for hearing of civil cases In the last two weeks of each criminal session of circuit court. If time permits, to expedite disposition of cases. Tho resolution nlso requests that criminal cases be heard during the final two weeks of the civil division of circuit court. SpcclM guests at the meeting Included Federal Judge T. C. Trihle, of Lonoke, Ark,, and members of the O.-Kicola Tiar A?.soclatlon, [Mr. Sudlniry, who succeeds Oscar Fendlcr. Is a graduate of Dlylhe- vllle High School and the University of Alabama. He was admitted to the bur In 1034. He. was employed by the Courier News from 1928 lo 1910 and during the last four years of this time he served us editor of the paper. Served as Deputy Prosecutor He served as dcpuly prosecutor for four years and was elected municipal judge 'n IMS. He was ilu- Harry Louder Weakens STRATHAVEN. Scotland. Aug. 26. til') —Sir Harry Laucicr, famed Scottish comedian, who is gravely 111 at his home near here, was re- |x>rtcd weakening morning. Lander, 79, has been II! since Monday with uremia and blood clots on the brain. opposed for re-elected In 1048. office and was Before last night's election he was vice-president ot the Blytiic- and served Silent on Testimony He would not even say. when asked by Chairman Hoey fD-NC), whether he had testified before the committee behind closed doors July 28. Marnxwvdid testi! j .at that time. The committee has since-released transcript of his testimony. Among other things, Maragon .vwore then that he had never received any payments for negotiating business with government agencies. Today. Hocy asked him if he had not given such testimony. Maragon said with a slight accent, "I refuse to answer on advice of counsel on the ground that my answer might tend to Incriminate me." He gave the same answer when Koey asked If he had not testified In private session that he had no other Income In 1945, 1946, and 1947 beyond certain sums which had been mentioned. -•-- . Maragon's lawyer, Myron G. Ehr- llch, broke in to say he had advised his client to refuse to answer certain questions. Siyf Rights Violated Ehrllch also had a long prepared . See MAHAGOX on Paje IZ vlllc Bur Association the on the Northeast Arkansas Br,v"As- Koclntloii'.s committee to draft an net providing for as additional division and chancellor within Twelfth Chancery District. Far thn past five years he has been associated with C. M. Buck In the practice of Taw. Circuit Judge Zal 8. Harrison, heart of the association's committee for establishing a county law library In the courthouse here, read a report on the work of his committee whlrh will also piircha.se volumes for the library. Application Forms Will Be Available Monday for Vets Insurance Refunds Donald T. Steams, officer in chnT BC ol the Veterans Administration office here and chairman of the American Legion's special Veterans Insurance Committee sairt toriay that plans are complete for distribution „ of forms and rendering of assistance to World War n veterans applying agriculture; Mrs. Oral Hunnicutt. for the special divideml on National Service Life Insurance. ' '"' '" "" '""""'" Dell School Term To Get Started Monday Morning Schools in Dell will open Monday for the 1943-50 term. It was announced today by A.E. Caldwell, superintendent, with an expected enrollment of around 800 pupiis. AM faculty positioa^ have been filled with the exception of band director and instructor of public school music. During the summer recess considerable improvements were made to the school's physical plant. Exteriors of the buildings were painted and much work was done on the interiors and the campus beautified. Flourcscent lights were Installed in the classrooms. Members of the faculty include: Mrs. A. F. Caldwell, English instructor and librarian; Miss Patsy Sue Biltlnger. physical education director for the girls; Charles T. Kennett, physical education direct- tor hoys; Mrs, Virginia Campbell, commercial work instructor; I- T. Moore, high school music and science; Oral Uunnlcutt. vocational must be shown. her not known, VA can Identify; policy by service serial number.) ' Applications blanks for the spec-»- fal dividend will be available Monday at the following places in the Blytheville area. Mr. Stearns said: The BIythevillo Post Office; Veterans Administration Office, 116 South Second Street; American Legion Hut, 228 North Second Street; Employment Security office, 123 South Second Street; and the American Red Cross office, third floor of the Court House. Veterans residing outMctc ol B!y- thevllle may obtain forms at the local post ofllccs. Mr Stearns said.' men ' 5 Auxiliary and the typing Forms will not be available at any ( cias s °f the Btythcvillc High School, of the stations until the opening j Mr Sl earns said. home economics; \V\ T. Stewart, science. Veterans instructors include Allan B. Smith. Wcrt Steed, and George Wlggs. Instructors in the elementary schools Include: Mrs. fted Boyd i and Mrs. Ruby Earhart, Ilrst grade; 4. Correct mailing address should t M«s Mollie Guard, second grade; be given, [ Miss June Howard, third grade; For veterans desiring assistance i M!ss Ga " Ovcrlo:i a " d Mrs - rtarI 7 ir c n wroM IE i f- r l -«r=V" ir vr? service or volunteer workers from i Kennett, sixth grade; Fred Boyd, among Us membership, the Wo- ! f ' rih Rml slxth grad " : and Mrs ' Socony Vacuum 16 22 3-4 Studeb.iker -~- .Standard of N J 3S«2 Texas Corp ... »77B ! ,i c Penney Co . W5 >v S Sf«l .. 2 JoM I Sears,' Roebuck 41 1-4 68 1-8 58 5-8 50 of business Monday. Spteiflo Data NfCilod Mr. SUarns said that in order that the Veterans A dm in Lst ration may properly Identify the veterans' Insurance tceounts, it is Important that the applications should contain the following information: on application should as shown on face of 1. Name bs exactly sc vice discharge. 2, Correct aervlce Mrial number Times and places for obtaining such assistance are: the Legion 'Hut 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Veterans Administration office, 8. a.m. to 5 p.m.; Employment Security Office, 8 am. to 5 p.m. and the Ame;:can Red Cross Office 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. These stations will be mtalnMlned dally until the need ceases lo exist, j Mrs. Stearns sild. Veterans acnlylng I S«c REFUNDS HI ri«* U J, E. Johnston. Instructor at the Half Moon school. Instructors Sn the school for Negroes are: Idell and Nina Smith, isnd Georgia Sims. Soybeans CHICAGO, Aug. 26—W)—Soybean quotations: High Low Clos* 241'S 234 1 ; 235H 240 S32»; 234-33 239 232'i 234 N'ov Dec Mar i May 136 230 230V

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