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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT KZWSPAPS Of NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST IO8BOURX VOL. XLV—NO. 63 Bigthevil Courier Mississippi Valley BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 1949 TWELVE PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIV1 CEWTt Rental Decontrol oves Advance On Two Fronts Area Board Hears Petition Filed by Lee Wilson Company Movements to bring about decontrol of rents In the Blythevllle Rental Area moved forward on two fronts today. A hearing was conducted before the area rental board. In the board office in the Ingram Building seeking decontrol of rents in Wilson, Keiser, Marie, Bassett and Armorel areas. The petitioner was Lee Wilson and Company. The board de- lerred final action on the petition pending a review of the testimony of seven witness, a majority of them Arkansas Congressmen Will Fly to LiM/e Rock With President Truman WASHINGTON, June Up. Norrell has announced that, 'iarrlng complications, all members '( the Arkansas congressional dele- alkm will fly to Little Rock when President Truman visits there next week. tenants. Also scheduled today was a hearing, which is to be held on June 16 at 7:30 p.m. In the City Hall before the Blytheville City Council on petitions seeking decontrol ol rents in Blytheville, The hearing was called by Mayor Doyle Henderson following the filing of petitions signed by members of the Blytheville Real Estate Board and others seeking action within the city through the city council. The witnesses heard in support 0! the petition to the area renta topard, which is headed by Mayor ^TBen F. Butler of Osceola, were presented by Max B. Reid, Blytheville attorney for Lee Wilson and Company. Says Controls No Longer Needed Through testimony of the witnesses it was pointed out to the board that rent controls are m longer needed in the areas sough' to be de-controlled in the petition It was testified that the fluctuation of the populations of the towns in volved has decreased since the ending of World War n and that th< housing situation is such that controls are no longer needed. Mr. Reid pointed out that the Lee Wilson and Company eithe: owns all or a sizeable portion o . all the homes in the five towns in volved and that the majority o these homes are maintained for emi ployees of the company. Testifying at the hearing wen ; F. B. Wilson, auditor for the Le Wilson Company, M. I. Upton, hea bookkeeper for the company, J. / Trammel], 8eci.HsryV-tnti9.vrer, .«.n : office manager' of ..the Delta Pro' ducts Company, a Wilson co-opera- itive; John Jacobs, manager of the Arkansas Power and Light Company's Wilson area office; J. W. Meyer, civil engineer for Lee Wilson ond Company; R. H.' Robinson of AKeiser and E. M. Reg?uold, man- figer of the Lee Wilailj" and Com- pany'i • Armorel plantation. T* Siibmit Beennmendaiioii Mayor Butler presided over the hearing. Other members of the board are: Steve^ Ralph, Osceola, Monroe Crain and J. R. Mustek, Fourteen Felons Make Bold Break Escape-Proof Prison Fails to Hold Men In Solitary Wards MOUNDSVILLE, W. Va., June 3. l —Fourteen prisoners sawed and slugged their way out of the supposedly "escape proof" South Hall of the state penitentiary here today. It was West Virginia's biggest mass prison break in at least 35 years. Six of the escapees were sen-Ing life terms, and six of them were in solitary confinement. The escaping prisoners left behind them a bleeding guard they had slugged and tossed into one of the vacated cells. He was identified Jackie James, prominent as baseball umpire in the Wheeling area. The guard's station telephone was taken off its hook. When he failed to report at, 2 a.m. and the central desk found his line continued busy, an investigation" was started. Warden Orel J. Skeen said the break was discovered within a few minutes and that roadblocks were being set up within 30 minutes after the men crawled through a window onto Jefferson Avenue. A-skiff moored to the West Virginia bank of the Ohio river was stolen, giving rise to the belief the escapees may have crossed into Ohio. State police also received reports of a stolen automobile at suburban Glendale. It was found abandoned in Wheeling, 10 miles away, but near the spot another parked car had been stolen, leading officials to believe the men had scattered. The section from which the men escaped contains the death house Two Groups Plan Rehabilitation of Idle M.& A. Line J. H. Crain of Wilson Interested in East Half of Rail Project By T. E. Applerate NEW YORK, June 3. (ft— Would you start a railroad to these days of truck competition and dwindling volume business? Two groups of men are planning to do just that. They expect to operate a freight service on track- age in Arkansas and Missouri that has been Idle some three years. Their proposed operations would revived about 128 miles of the 335- mile track of the Missouri it Arkansas Railway. Service on the M. & A., which ran from Neosho, Mo., in southeasterly direction to .nd the .solitary, supposedly .escape- SaI)!berB 0 ,, icja i s iroof cells revive operlltion of Blytheville; and the Rev. Hall of Dell. A record of testimony offered at the hearing was made and a copy will be presented to each member of the board for further consideration, C. A. Cunningham, director of the" Blytheville Defense-Rental Area said. After considering the testimony the board will then offer Its recommendations to the Federal Rent Expediter in Washington, Mr. Cunningham said. , A.:lSth cell was Saved, or jimmied ''open; prison officials said, but trie mixn confined there did not join the others. Bare of six of the individual cells were reported cut with a -horne- made drill saw. while other 'cells were jimmied open by those who already had gotten outside. All of those who~ escaped occupied Individual cells. As a double precaution, some of- these were Sft off by a heavy screen mesh. It was necessary for the men to unlock this section, after sawing the bars, before reaching the main prison E. H. section behind the walls. Prison authorities said this marked the third escape for one of the fugitives. Otto Neff, 38, of Ohio County, serving life for the kidnapping of a Wheeling city policeman. Officials said the escape preparations apparently had been going on for some time. Cuts in the bars had been concealed with black soap. Berlin's Four Top Military Chiefs Confer BERLIN. June 3. M>) — Tile four military commanders of Berlin met Helena, Ark., has been abandoned since 1946, when the road was strikebound. The line was bought in that year by H. E. Salzberg Co.. of New York, which owns and operates small railroads and transit systems and has been In the transportation business since the turn of the century. The Arkansas & Ozarks Railway Co., with two Salzberg officials as officers, has been organized to take over and operate about 73 miles of track near the northwestern end of the old M. & A. line. Missco Man Interested Tf this operation is approved by the Interstate Commerce Commission it will give communities along the section from Harrison, Ark. to Seligman, Mo., their first ral connection with the rest of the nation in three years. This Is through an interchange at Seligman with the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway. At the same time, an Arkansas group headed by J. H. Crain o Wilson, Ark., has formed the Hel ena and Northwestern railway to operate a 55-mile segment of the former M. i A. track from Helena to Cotton Plant, Ark. It asked thi ICC this week for authority to is sue $400.000 of securities, of which 5300,000 represents purchase price of the trackage and some salvage< crossties. There also has been some talk r. of a plan U iperation of the,M&A Tin from .Neosho to, Ktgpttt, -Ark.. Unless this is done, they Indicate -he trackage not included in th A&O and the H&N probably wil remain idle. Plans Wen Under Way First disclosures that J. H. Craii general manager for the.Lee Wi] son and Company Interests, wa interested in the rehabilitation o the eastern portion "of the Id! Missouri and Arkansas Railroa: were made early this year when th future of the railroad was bein discussed by members of the Ark ansas General Assembly. UUENTHAL ANSWERS SENATOR—David Ulienthal, chairman of the itomic Energy Commission, answers questions fired at him In Washing- on by Sen. Bourke B. Hickenlooper (R-Ia.) as the three-week Investt- ation of the United States atomic energy operations opened this week lefore a Joint Atomic Energy Committee .(AP WlrephotoK 9 Blytheville Girls Leave Tomorrow For Encampment Nine Blytheville girls will leave at 5:30 a.m. tomorrow for Camp Joe T. Robinson, near Little Rock, to attend the annual Girls' State, sponsored by the Arkansas American Legion Auxiliary. The camp, a sister camp to Boys' State now In progress at Camp Joe y for their first business ses-' T. Robinson, will begin tomorrow $«lon in 50 weeks. The crippling-rail strike brought them together. i The meeting was held at French military government headquarters: and Brig. Gen. Jean Ganeval, French commandant, presided. Soviet MaJ. Gen. Alexander Kotikov, who requested the session, was the last to arrive. The press was barred, but British and American sources promised to inform newspapermen late today what happened. The conference is expected to be a long one. The allied building In the American sector of Berlin pointedly was not ;ised for today's meeting in order to avoid any hint that four- power rule of the city was being revived. That question now is under debate by the Big Four foreign ministers at Paris. The Western power flags still fly over the building where the Kommandatura (Four-Power governing body) formerly met, but the :usslan flag has long since been 'Ved. New York Stocks Closin? quotations: 'A T a nd T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper . . fcth SteeV Chrysler . Coca Cola . Gen Electric frt Motors ,. ;....;, Miiit.tomery Ward . N Tr Central ?:'i Harvester . ;...'. fTorth Am Aviatkxi , 140 5-8 66 3-4 23 3-4 25 1-2 « 7-8 128 35 1-4 M 1-4 43 1-2 10 3-8 23 1-4 8u6uiiy Vacuum nf Tc x V* v« J .......... M 1-5 *I I -• and last through the following Saturday. Seventeen boys from Blytheville, now attending Boys' State, will be returned to Blythevllle on the bus which will deliver the girls. The girls to attend Include: Patsy Joan Haynes, Nancy Hamilton, Vivian Taylor. Jannette Nelson, Carolyn Lintzenlch, Patsy Lou Pope. Maxine Hipp and Nancy Shlvely, and Mary Jo Eaton. The sponsors are: the American Legion, the American Legion Auxiliary. Kiwanis Club, Jaycees. Lions Club, Jayceettes, Woman's Club, and the Rolary Club. A total of 300 girls from Arkansas Is expected to take part in the activities. They are selected by various religious, civic and cultural groups on a basis of leadership character, aud scholarship as delegates to the camp. The bus will leave tomorrow Sen. B. B. Rkkenlooptr (The Accuser) David Lilienthal tThe Accused) Home Rule Rent Policy Abused In Some Areas By Sterling F. Green WASHINGTON, June 3. (AP)—In the two month? since it became law, "home rule" rent control has-brought results ranging from minor increases in some places to a r ew rent boosts of up to 100 per cent. Under the bil passed March 29.*. communities could be decontrolled by their local governing bodies— with the state governor's okay— and whole states could be decon- rolled by their legislatures. An Associated Press survey showed today that 1« cities and towns, Including ..Knoxville, Tenn., Ama- rilk), Tex., and McAlester, Okla., have lifted their own rent controls, with the approval of state governors. Only Nebraska has thus far voted statewide decontrol. The bill ate* fare the federal government power U re-Impose control* where It.had lifted them —power which prompted Hou»- tnr ExpMHcr Tight Wood, to decontrol mere than It area*/ Landlord reaction to conMhunity, state and federal decontrol has variedf greatly. Some areas reported practically no boosts. But in Americus, Oa^ decontrolled from Washington, rent* rose so sharply that the town Is being recontrolled today. In Nebraska, with statewide decontrol, the leading real estate figure has announced 10 per cent increases and has asked his fellow landlords to show similar "restraint"—lest they hurt the cause of decontrol. In Anuuilto, control-free. A number of such hearings already have resulted in turndowns by the city councils. Nebraska, the pioneer state In decontrol, will cast off ceilings by Nov. 1, under a law passed over the veto of Governor Val Peterson. One Omaha landlord will boos rents 13 per cent on one oft hL apartments. But he says this is an extreme case in which the presen rent is inequitable. In the Little Rock area federal!: decontrolled recently, real estat men say "spotty" Increases hav occurred but no "wholesale" raisin of rents. Tenant groups called of meetings originally planned'to protest, increase*". which decontrolled Air Secretary Denies Charge By Van Zandt WASHINGTON. June 3—f/P) Air Secretary Symington flatly denied today reports relayed to the House by Rep. Van Zandt (R-Pa) in criticism of the B-M bomber buying program. Ht said one phase of the congressman's speech: "The report Is a lie." Last week Van Zandt told on the House floor of cancellation of contracts for other types of planes to provide money for more of the huge six-engine Consolidated bombera. He laid stress on the former connection of Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson with Consolidated. And he said he had heard "from sources I cannot disregard" that Symington will resign from the cab. inet to head a big aircraft combine to be set up by Floyd Odium, head of the Aths Corporation which controls Consolidated. Today Chairman Vinson (D-Oa) of the House Armed Services Committee released a letter from Symington taking up the Van Zandt speech point by point. The portion to which Symington applied the word "He" was the story about his planning to quit as air secretary and go Into an Odium plane combine. Of the charges In General Symington wrote: "Mr. Van Zandt's bade tnnneniJo Is that the B-38 picture Is riddled with politics, Influence and disregard of the military security of the country. morning from the High School. "I deny this categorically.' itself, the Globe-News says rent boosts generally have been "a conservative 30 to 28 per cent" but adds that some rents were doubled. In McAlester these ; among other early Increases were noted: a house went from $35 to $50 a month; an apartment house went up »5 on each apartment. In most of the areas decontrolled from Washington In early April, rent rises, have been moderate. Generally, decontrol is sticking. Bat the Rent Advisory Board >t Ameriew reported booits ranging up to 1» per cent hi the tw» control-free month*. The local elttxeiu' board waa mantnmu m uklnf the return of rHllnrn. The reai estate man <n the board made the motion. Several state legislatures have taken up decontrol bills. Such a bill passed in Florida, but the governor hasn't signed yet. Texas legislators »re bettling on the issue. Pour states have turned down decontrol bills — Iowa. Tennessee, North Carolina and Oklahoma. Most governors «re taking their time about approving local decontrol requests. Eleven cities and towns have voted for raising controls but are awaiting action by the ipivernor. One town, Ocean View, Va., ran Into a governor's veto. In Washington It waa learned that six brand new, approved decontrol requests are being checked for legality by Expediter Woods. If the cities are the largest '" their rent areas, Woods must Ueoontrol the whole area. These communities are Ascarat and Hectra, Tex.; Camden, Ark., Artesia, N.M.. Chanute, Kan., and Chickasha, Okla. A score or more cities, Including Akron, Salt Lake and others of Hundreds Here For Auction Of Fine Horses C. G. Smith's 10th sale of regls tered Tennessee walking horse, opened this morning at his sale barn on South Highway 61 wit 200 walking and pleasure horses U be offered at auctfon. Several hundred buyers from a sections of the South and Mid West, Including the 10 members o Southern Illinois riding clubs tha made the 212-mile trip to the sa on horseback, were on hand fo the opening of the sale and mor I« expected as the two-day '''-* progresses. Three specials will b; offered during the sale. Expected to draw the high bids arc Pots O' Gold, a 10-year-old palamino stallion owned by Lafayette Oowin of Fort Worth, Tex., Maude Mullcr, a five- year-old mare owned by Ltnwood Hlghtower of Stanton, Miss, and Big Shot, a brown five-year-old gelding owned by olin Dlmon of Mansfield, o. The sale will continue through tomorrow. The Illinois visitors who made the horseback trip to the sale and their wives were guests last night at a reception and cocktail party at Hotel Noble given by the Chamber of Commerce. Approximately 200 Bly- thevllle buslne.ts men and their wives attended the reception. Jeadline Hears o Qualify for Beauty Pageant 1949 Miss Blytheville Contest to Be Held Wednesday, June 8 New entries seeking the "1949 Iss Blytheville" title will be ac- epted until 6 p.m. tomorrow, Mrs. . D. Hammock, Jr., entry clialr- an, announced today. She said that the same deadline otild apply to the boys and girls etween the ages of three and live iterlng the "Junior Miss Blythe- lle" and "Mr. Jaycee President t 1915." Plans me being completed for the unlor Chamber of Commerce's un- ual Beauty Pageant next Wednes- ay at 8 p.m.. with a parade at 10 .m. to start the actual contest ctlvities rolling, and a dance at ic Ply Inn following the contest losing the Blytheville events. The winner in the "Miss Blytheville ompetltion will compete in the state ontest at Little Rock, June 22-23 Rehearsals for the big event will tnrt at 8 p.m. Tuesday, when nil ontestnnts for the "Junior Miss Blytheville" and the "Mr. Jaycee "'resident of 1975" re|x>rl to the laley' Field Stadium. In case o atn rehearsals will be conduclec n the Legion Hut. as will the Beauy Pageant the following night, oth rwise both events will be at the >tadlum. Three New Entries The "1949 Miss Blytlieville" can dldates will begin rehearsals at 6:3 p.m. Tuesday. Type of dress Is op ional, but they have been asked t wear high heels for the rehearsals During the actual pageant they wli appear first in evening dresses, anc he second appearance will be li one-piece bathing suits. Three new entries have been add ed to the beauties vielng for th 'Miss Blytheville" title. They are Miss Betty Presnell, sponsored b Still. and Young Motor Company Betty Joyce Reid, sponsored by th New York Store, and Leta Ros 'astlio, sponsored by Berry's Ladle Toggery. A total of 21 girls hav entered the competition. In the children's contests, 18 tin lots have been entered In the "Jun ior Miss Blytheville" event and 1 boys are scheduled to battle It ,ou with baby handsomeness lor tl "Mr. Jaycee President of 191S title. New entries for the "Junior Mis. Blytheville" title are: Michael Ka Yates, daughter of Mr. and Mr Mike Yates, sponsored by Pepsi Cola Battling Company; and Dian_ Still, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eu gene Still, sponsored by Qoodyeiir Service Company. Six additional entries can be accepted, Mrs. Hammock said. Boys' Contest Holds Interest Eight contestants have been added to the field of boys In competition. Von Jerome, son of Dr. and Mrs. Newel] Jerome. Is being sponsored by Miner's Slipper Shop- Phil Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Lee Smith, sponsored by Coca- Cola Bottling Company; John Michael Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Thompson, sponsored 'wo Ammunition-Laden 'uses Seized in fans;. Several Men Arrested PARIS, June 3. (fl>(—Paris police .st night EclMid two buses loaded Ilh arms and ammunition. A Minify of Interior communique today ltd the police had arrested "sev- •nl men" at the same time. Strict ecrccy was maintained on the Iden- J ty of Ihose arrested. ruman Forces Discuss T-H Bill Doubt Expressed That Repealer Can Win Sufficient Vote* WASHINGTON, June 3. «'y--The 'rumuii administration, which has een Insisting on full repeal of the 'aft-Hartley labor act, was rcportec oday to have decided to take what t can get In the way of a revlsec aw. Vice President Barkley talked irlcfly to a closed caucus of Senate Democrats today and a senator who was present reported that was the effect of his remarks. The senator, who would not per init use of his name, quoted Barkley as saying he and the Preslden' want Congress to pass the best bil 'hey can get. It \vas learned that at the sani >arty meeting the senators discussed n proposal to back five amendments to the administrators T-H repeal- er, including a provision for presidential seizure of struck plants In national emergencies. Although Barkley did not comment on the specific proposals, a Democratic senator said he made it plain that he and Mr. Truman are determined to take what they can get from Congress on the party platform pledge for Taft-Hartley repeal. Earlier Senator Lucas of Illinois, Democratic leader In the Senate, came out for unspecified amendments to the administration plan to cancel the present labor law and replace it with a modified version of the old Wagner Act. Mr. Truman up to now has held out tor full repeal In public statements. The vice president was said to have reminded his colleagues that changing the labor law Is a party matter. But he was auoted an .recalling that during the campaign he hat promised only that the new' C<Jh- gress would enact * labor"bill passed on the original Wagner act with such amendments as experience ha< dictated. .eon Ogles Case To Go to Jury This Afternoon Verdict for First Degree Murder Asked By Counsel for State Presentation of testimony was completed yesterday in lie Leon Ogles murder trial before Circuit Judge Za] B. Harrison, who is hearing th« case here on change of venrie from Clay County, and thi case will reach the jury/this afternoon following completion of arguments. The defendant Is charged with first degree murder in connection with the death last June of Tom Oreen. night marshal In Rector, and the principal defense witness was Darrell Ogles, brother of the defendant, who was convicted In Clay County and'glven a life term as the actual slayer of the Rector officer. Leon Oftles did not take the wit- ne.ss stand In his own defense. Trial of the case was started Wednesday morning/ The opening arguments hi th« case were presented this mornlnf y James C. Hale of Marlon, former irosecuting attorney, who directed he prosecution in the Clay County rial and assisted his successor, H. G. Partlow of Blytherille, In the rial of the case here. Mr. Hale urged a conrtetton which would carry the death penal- some size, have set hearings to find ou t whether their citizens want to by Fitzpatrick Jewelry Company- Jimmy Jaggers, son of Mr. and Mrs- Alton Jaggers, sponsored by the Rllz and Roxy Theaters; Slephan Walls, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. c Walls, sponsored by Hudson Cleaners; Max Beshcars, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bcshears, sponsored by Jimmle Edwards Furniture Co • Joe Vaughn Stewart, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Stewart, sponsored by the Hubbard Furniture Co.; and 5. T. Hardin III, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Hardin Jr., sponsored by the Dr. Pepper Bottling Company. Band lo Lead Parade nh' th" onnt-iKlcrs for the 1948 See PAGKANT on N. O. Cotton NEW ORLEANS. June 3. (/Pj Cotton futures quotations: High Low Close Jiy. Oct. Dec. Mch. May 3223 3212 3220-21 2819 28*7 2877-78 2860 2850 28-9-60 2844 2839 2?47 2831 2«24 2829 Soybeans (Prices F.O.B. High July 217'i 214 Low Close Nov. Dec, 201 197', 2l7'i-'4 200-200'! 199 \ Weather Arkansas forecast: Considerable cloudiness with scattered thundershowers tonight and Saturday. Not mur-h change in temperatures. Missouri forecast: Mostly cloudy. occasional thundcrshowcrs tonight and Saturday except cxtrcm southeast; continued cool. Minimum this morning— 65. Maximum yesterd ay— 90. Sunset today— 7:09. Sunrise tomorrow,-— 4:45. Precipitation 24 hours from 7 am. today — none. Total since Jan. 1—28.61. Mean temperature rmidway between high and low)— 77.5. Normal mean for June — 78. Thi, Date Last Yrar Minimum this morning— 60. Maximum yesterday— 90. Precipitation Jan. 1 to this date —22.12. Music Group Plans Drive For Members A 1.500 membership goal was set last night by the directors and officers of the Blytheville Civic Music Association, at a meeting at the Iiome of Mrs. J. Wilson Henry president. The membership drive will be conducted during the third week o September or the second week o October, but a definite date has not b«n determined. Prior to the membership drive s representative of the Civic Concert Scries of New York will spend a week In Blytheville laying thi groundwork for the campaign, bn It Is hoped that the 200 workers chairmen of divisions and captain. of teams will be selected prior to that time, and a chart of the work as well as a record of potentla members completed in advance. There were 990 anembcrs in thi association this year, the first y ea for the association, and five con certs were held here under It. auspices. To Use L**!on Auditorium Mrs. Henry said Uxlay that It wa. hoped that four or five concert. would be presented again next year but It was Impossible to select art Ists before It. learned what fund, would be available for the series. H was decided last night that the concerts will be conducted at the American Legion Auditorium next year, but that cushioned seats with backs will be available for rental. The music association plans to ob- y. or life Imprisonment. Defense arguments were presented to the Jury before the noon recess by W. Leon Smith of Blyth»- ille, Marcus Felte of Jonesbora also s serving as defense counsel In th* .rial here. The closing arguments by tM state were to be presented this afternoon by Mr. Partlow. Life Termer toWtw Darrell Ogles, M, "brother it the defendant, took the.wrtnes* stand yesterday 'afternoon,M a witness. He was brought la Tucker Prison Farm na Bluff where he is servim term for murder for Rector, killing. Ttvi witness fired two shot* Into insisted he wn only trytbf Vl "scare" the officer. He laM tbat the next he remembered was hia brother, Leon, calling him for help; RIB brother .he told the jury wsa-hotd- ing the wrists of John Joiner, th* other officer, to keep him using a gun when he had In his hand. Dan-ell Ogles told the Jury that he hit Joiner over the head with the gun he had wrested from the night marshal to force him to drop his gun. The defendant's brother was on the witness stand for mot* than one hour. He was convicted of first degre* murder during a trial in Rector, Clay County, last year. Wjlknring his conviction, counsel for Leon Ogles filed a motion for a change of venue In the case contending that he could not obtain a fair trial in that county. The Clay County case was tried before Circuit Jndg* Charles W. Light of Paragould, who granted the change of venue and sent the Leon Ogles case her* for trial In the Chlckasawba Division of the Mississippi Circuit Court. To Try E. R. McGaha Next Next case of the docket for th* adjourned term of criminal court for the Chtckasawba District o* Mississippi County Is that of E. R. McGaha. Blytheville carpenter, who Is charged with first degree murder in connection with the death a year ago of his employer, Harry Giles Blanchard. Blanchard suffered fatal injuries during a fight In front of a lumber yard here. Blanchard was knocked to the eround and nls head struck the pavement curbing. Selection of the jury for the McGaha trial was scheduled to get under way as soon us the arguments arc completed In the Ogles case. tain the tile rental to apply toward their purchase price. Mrs. W. L. Horner Li chairman of the membership committee and Mrs. Jim Crafton, head. 1 ; the auditorium committee. Miss Edllh Lowry. field representative for the Civic Concert Ser- vcie of New York, conducted the "service call" meeting here last night. Young People, Nations Want Security Rather Than Opportunity Old Folk, and NaHonf,,Too, Wanted and Woriwd for Sam* Goal and Really Enjoyed Life'. Challenge »o Build a Better World for Creator. By Hal Boyle NEW YORK.—«>>—Can you find security? How? Security used to be something that only the old folks dreamed of —and the old nations. Today the young people and the young nations want it. They feel tired even before they are tested In the crucible of effort and the changing years. They want a guarantee. And there is no guarantee. There are as many patterns in security as there are In plaid suits. And the styles change In both. Ri«ht now the pattern •< s«- •rttj !• Imrttm at ataagtt*, Or at least the ehaurt hi paxtn more clearly vMMe. For UH ent renrratio* ta markedly ferent hi Hi (rxtte tram mar/ pre- vtem aeneraUe* hi The traditional Ideal of security in this country has been Uw security of equal opportunity. The real frontier In America was alTTiys the small farm man could entanre, the little business he could find and make bigger. Security lay la the possibility of growth and expansion. You started low, aimed hifh. And if you missed your mtm It was your own fault. My father, who ran his own tr»p- UBK ia Missouri <4 tta ae« «C tao. exemplified this tradition. All he asked was: "Give me the same chance Rockefeller had.". He died at 48. He left a »J,000 Insurance policy, five children and a small grocery business. But he was a secure man all his life, economically at least, because he had his chance. And he liked the system that gave him his chance. He didn't simply believe In competition. He krred it. T«4ay yonx «MI Mfew a «M- femrt vattera *f Knrily. They «e«t aak for ippirl»lty s* m* ** ***? *• a career kMnd at This feeling is shown by a survey- In the current issue of Fortune Magazine, it found that only Uo per cent of the 1949 college graduates have any intention of going into business for themselves. Where a choice was possible, a majority also preferred taking Jobs with Urge corporations rather than with small business concerns they felt were more risky. These preferences emphasize the dramatic chunge in thinking that has taken place In America In one generation. Our "hope of tomorrow" Isn't looking for adventurous opportunity 10 much u It U foe placid cwtaiclty. It amounts to exchanging the lonely dare of Individualism for the warmth of the pastured herd. Bat entire herds freeze In a bltz- rard as well as the animal that walks alone. And no man ever found security | by deliberately losing himself In the herd. Is It really better to be a small frog In a big puddle that may never dry up than It is to be a big frog in a little puddle that might evaporate tomorrow? If both puddles disappear, which frog Is more likely to find another puddle? What makes love and life and jjobi and cuildren so wonderful i* the knowledge that they won't be with us forever. Or, if they do stay, the realization we can't remain with them forever. Tnerc is no real safety in the xorld at all, and never will be There Is no security in terms of dollars or health. And there never will be. The only secarily lies In accepl- Inc the Lord's chsllanre—He who pit nun on earth In a celestial (anMe that man coald make hluHf better. Anyone who make« htmself better finds the only tasiint security—peace *f federal Judge Delays : Decision in Racial Discrimination Case LITTLE ROCK. Juni 3—f/T)— Attorneys today began preparing briefs in the *'race discrimination" suit against DeWltt School District. Trial of the suit ended In federal court here yesterday. Judge Harry J. Lemley asked for briefs and Indicated he would rule on the case before July 28. when the district's budget Is to be published. Negro plaintiffs seek to end alleged discrimination against Negro pupils and to have their educational facilities raised to the level of those of white pupils. Two other similar suits are pending in Arkansas, but have not beta tried. Second Bomb Explodes During Franco's Visit To Catalonion Capital BARCELONA. Spain, June 3—(/P) —The second b"mb in 48 hours ext ploded here today during Generalissimo Franclvxi Praco's visit to this Cataloniaa capital. No one wa: Injured ta the St. Pancras Chapel of Barcelona's Cathederml. A larger bomb exploded W«lnest- day morning In the cellar of police headquarters, also without

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