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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOI,. XUV—NO. 51 THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHKA 8T ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI BlytheviUe Dallj Neil BlythetUle Courier Blylhevllle Herald Mississippi Valley Leader 15l,YTHlOVlM,l<;, AKKANSAS, Economy Drive «§y GOP to Reach Into Farm Purses House Appropriations / Committee Urges Big Cut for Agri Agency WASHINGTON, May 23. (UP) — The House Appropriation:; Committee mainspring of the Republican economy drive, today voted a reduction of $:i83/127.742—or 32 per cent —in the Agriculture Department's operating funds for the new fiscal year. Tlic action was taken In the fact of a warning by Secretary of AR- riculture Clinton P. Anderson that It would cripple the farm program. It would leave Ihe department about $805.143,576 for the 12 months peiiod beginning July i. This would lie 32 per cent less than President Truman's budget request and some $409.312.475 less than the department had available I his fiscal year. The committee said its derision was geared to Ibe basic philosophy that more oC agriculture's proli- lems must be solved by imlii'iil- ual and community action ralher than through federal paternalism accompanied by grants ami sub- While Anderson said the rteparl- fl's budget had been parcel to tho ?, the committee charged thai agency still was guilty of duplication and ovcrstafflni;. At several points in its report It urged a congressional study with a view lo consolidating related departmental activities. Anderson said any cut in the original budr.jt would "climin-iw functions which arc mandatory under the laws." Counting the agriculture cuts, House Republicans will have trimmed about 52,362,000,000 from fix major supply bills. Thua- t;oal is lo cut at least $6,000,000,UO'J from President Truman's overail budget estimate of $37.500,000.000. Five Bills Await Action Five major appropriation bills stil must IK reviewed, including funls for the War Department's mililarj and civil functions. Th'; latter two measure's are expected to i>e $1,000,000.000. The overall reduction for the Agriculture Department WAI slightly less than anticipated by some com miltee members. They had predicts a slash of approximately ".1 pe cent from the- administration's re quest. Major reductions finally ap- pro^d by the committee included: Ag<Sy Apprlprialion Reductions Soil Conservation - $150,000,000 $117,620,754 Farmers Home Administra- 81,000,000 May Endeavors to Show Political Purposes as Motive Back of His Trial WASHINGTON, May 23 .(UI>)- Foriner Congressman Andrew J. May sought today to show at his war fraud trial that ex-Senator James M. Mead, u., N. Y., carried out for political purposes an investigation which led to May's indictment. But the c.-.urt struck the subject from Hie record. May and the fiarsson b'^r.icrs. Henry M. and Murray, are charged with conspiracy lo defraud the government. They are on trial in Federal court. May i s charBC>"svlth accepting more llian $53,000 in bribes lyom the Clarssons. Mead was chairman of the Senate War Iiivcstlgati:!!* Committee which turned up first charges a- Kainsl the Garssons and May. Mead later run for governor of New York. SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS ' Price Supports May Be 'Junked' Agri Secretary Says Need for Assistance To Pass by End of '48 WASHINGTON. May 23. (UP) — Secretary of Agriciillnre Clinloi P. Anderson believes extensive go vernment, pricc-suppoj't purchase? of fai'iii commodilies probably wil not be necessary until Ihe end o 1948, at least. He feels, however, that wheat prl- is may dip as much' as 20 pel cent by next fall. He said 1948 alsc may sec "a great deal or dirficul ty" with such commodities as to bacco and poultry and rjprl cotton and eggs. Anderson outlined his views be fore a House Appropriations Su \ comoiittee considering the Agricul lure Department's money needs fo the fiscal year beginning July 1 His testimony was released toda> He said his price support predic lion was based on the expectatio that domestic purchasing powc will remain high and foreign conn tries will continue to need Amcri can grain. "Without continuing strong de maiKl, he said, "the outlook fo American agriculture would be less satisfactory." He said his estimates took inl account projected foreign relief ex penditures such as the $350,000.00 program for aiding Poland, Hun- | postmastqr gary, Greece, Italy, China, and years. I Trieste. •'<-Anderson said the immediate problem of Congress and the Agriculture Department is to lay foundations for a long-range farm program. He said it should assure farmers fair profits and include a com- j Methodist. Church - .'he \vas a steward. Western Pacific Train Wrecked 99SeniorstoGetMobinNorlhCarolina Seizes Accused Negro OfficersFearLynching The engine ami baggage car or Western 1'iu-lllc's Feather Klvcr cxpirss lie on their sides nt 2ali((n-nli'. where tho train was derailed \*,y » bulky concrete block, which officers suld ImO licuranccs of "deliberate attempt to wreck n train." Four crewmen .wer<S Injured. (NEA Telepholn Uecolo, nil i'|i- tion - - Crop insurance - - Animal Industry — Forest Service - Research and marketing - •101,000,OW 11,000,000 15,015,697 38,673,000 Pioneer Resident Of Manila Dies Funeral to Be Held. Sunday Afternoon for George McD. Matthews George McDowell Matthew's, a pioneer citizen of Manila and resident for CO years, died there at 7 o'clock this morning a t the home of his daughter, Mrs. W. E. Lawhorn. He was 88. Services for Mr. Matthews will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday from the First Methodist Church in Manila with the Rev. Martin Bierbaum. pastor, officiating, assisted by tlic Rev. F. M. Sweet and the Rev. W. H. Horn, both of Manila. Uu.-lal will be in Manila Cemetery. Borii Feb 28, 1859, In Lnbaxllc, Mo., Mr. Matthews came to the site of Manila In 1878 when there was no town there. He served «s postmaster when the town was Known as cinda. He later served as of Manila for elglit Mr. Matlhcws;_w_as secretary of the • first'-'s'ch'ooi,'.board- 'dr^Ma and served in that capacity for 36 years. Helped Build Church He also helped build the First there, of which Contribu ; ">ns To Schoti rui^ Slowing Down The school fund drive, sceklli'j $!>0.000 to buy a new lilyUievlllc High School site today went om - Hit $16,000 mark with the reixvllng of nn additional $521. CVntribuflons. lo date tola) $IO,19B.'I'J. Two contributions <A $100 or more were reported today. Thoy included donations of $100 from llr.' Ciiam- Ijlin Sales Company ,tn:l S103 Irom the Delta lAimbei 1 Company. . Other contributions include the foil owl UR: Joe Alexander, Jr., SIu. w. H. Caldwell $S. Melvln II. Jurralt $!>, ; Lnmbcrt $2. Joe Miller S'.?, Dr. U. II. Moore $:MI, •PaniRouk! raster .fe Advertising Co. $10, Mr. mid Mrs. Joe Shanks $10. Sltll-VouiiK Motor Oaiiiimny $50, Homer Tinker $5. Ilclr.i Tnivi.i 11. L. Whtttaker $25, s. 13. Webb S'JS, Jess Weaver $2, lilythevilfe Muclilnc Shoi) ?50, Mr. and Mm. Harrcl C. iSTwis $10, Firestone Sloi'v; $2f\: 6.304,803 6,137,000 13,000.000 I lHllLJ]ll,l.t:U SilIU inhaled prices rathc.^Kiaii cut The commiUc 6,000,000 The Bureau of Economics, the Agriculture Department's statistical arm. was trimmed from S2.4&3.000 t'! $1,743,000. The committee raid that while BAE's crop and livestock reports were valuable its economic findings were "highly speculative." The committee also asked Congress lo put the Federal Meat Inspection System on a self-financing basis through packer assessments. This would account for $6,- HO.OOn or the savings. No Time to Buy Farms Completely wi|>ed on', wa.s S35.- € 0,000 for farm tenant loans This (igrnin enabled the government lo make 100 per cent loans to tenant farmers to buy their own farms. The committee said buying at present inhale^ prices would encourage ut tenancy. liltce also cut the proposed farm tenant mort'.:;;Re insurance .fund from $15,OJO,000 to 000.000. Interest from the fund was to have been used to inswj farmer loans similar to those now ntaae to city folk under tho FHA program. The committee sn!;l the original request for a Sli.oOWlOJ fund was "wholly unnecessary." It contained soil jonservati-jn payments to farmers on a liinitct basis during fiscal 1913 but oiciercd (he entire program junked after that. Conservation paymc-nls fo." 1II4F were cut from the budgo T - estimate of $207,020.154 to SluO.OOfl.OOO de spite Agriculture Departments protests that the funds already are obligated. The committee said fann- ers arc aware payments depend 01 the appropriations. It said Ihe slash in school luncl funds from $75,000,000 to J45,OaO,0!>0 is necessary "lo brin;; the fcdera government more firini.j within tin realm of solvency/ 1 Actually, it said, tin coivnniltci feels the program should be n re sponsibility of the varlou.i slalcf It sagk many stales nav» piled u| lnipo.l(& surpluses wnilo the fed crar^overnment is wrestling with an eslimatcd debt of $258,003,000,000. Osceola Jaycees Plan To Install New Officers Bradley Kimbrough of Ozark pro sident of the Arkansas Junto Chamber of Commerce, will he th principal speaker at the installatio of newlv elected Osceola Jayce otficers ^Wednesday night at th Missco Club there, otho Stnnfiel of the BlytheviUe club, a forme national Jayccc director, will In stall Ihe officers of the ne\vly-fonn ed organization' prehensive soil conservation pro gram, He outlined tlic foHowing gcn- C 330 000 cral objectives: 1 1. "Production of the kinds and Uiintitie.s of products necessary to rovide every person in this coun- ry a nutritionally adequate diet and o provide [nil adequate supplies of orest-products and [ibers." 2. "Development and maiiHen- nce of increased markets; that fill absorb the full pioducliun n[ n »a]nnccd farming system, giving irmcrs returns on R par with those njoycd by others who nr.ike com- iRrablp contributions to the ecu- ral welfare." 3. "Use Of natural resources — oil, range, water, forests - in such way to keep them productive at >crmancntly high levels." In addition lo his daughter, Mrs. Lawhorn, Mr. Matthews Ls also survived by two sous, George Matthews or Little Rock and Eugcno Matthews of Hot Springs. Mr. Matthews had been ill tof double pneumonia which followed u stroke sulfcred two weeks ago. Active pallbearers will be Herman Alston, Bill Horncr, Marvin Crittemlcn, Ernest Bcdwcll, L- L. Woodruff and Rilcy Dunkln. The Board of Stewards of the First Methodist C3wrch and 20 others have been nanied honorary pallbearers. Howard Funeral Hom c of Manila is iu charge. Leachville Class To Hear Address By Dr. J. W. Edens Baccalaureate service for graduating students at I^achville High School will be held Sunday at B p.m. and Commencement exercises the following Thursday, May 2D at 8 p.m. in the high school auclt- it was announced today If C'insiiig Stock A T and T Amcr Tobacco ...... Anaconda Cojiper Beth Steel Chrysler . The Rev. Leslie Riherd. pastor Coca Cola of the Baptist Church at Lcpanlo. I Gen Electric will present the sermon at the Ocn Motors Sunday morning service, Dr- W. J. I N Y central Truman Prolongs Stay at Bedside Of Elderly Mother GRANDVIEVV. M'J . Mny 2-1. 'UP) --President Truman's JM -yun." o:?l lotliRr showed no pcrccplililc ini- >rovcmcnt today a.s llu- cliief cx- 'culivc settled down for \vn:it r.coni- j rd to bo an indefinite stay im( .u ! L - V. Norman, suiwrlntcndcnt. lis mother shows soinr; :iiist:iinctl ;iili. "No cl^anj-'c"- was the coiniv.un- que fi'oni i:cr htrlsidc '.ins- n>ci n- .np. The Prrii^rit saul i-nc r.id I :\ol .speu'I :t very cyot! ni^lit m'd! shortly uc-'oro K- a.m. hr:r rein- j dition \v.is (ici:."'jiid. ns "f.in ly restful." | Arcoiir.nm.xl l)y tlic f'f.sl -arty, Mr. Truman l"i'i tl.c Muij:rcb;'rix Hotel Rl 8:.10 T m. CST I" resume his daily vigil nt the beside of his critically-jl] iiiDllicr. K Mr. Tnniian has hcnn ;ip since 5 a.m. passiiiR nj> Us hnsloniary morning walk—for the thivd, straight day—lie dcvot ^\ his tinia to calching- up on tho ir.ass of official , papers and otlip.' work that constantly demand his nltoi:- tion. ftfr. Truman obvio«;»iV uas lorn between two highly ir-nporu'r.t considerations—his molhcr'f conriif.on anrt the pressure of official ai- lairs in Washington. Lui S/flrF Prices Tumble AUGUSTA, On., May 23. (UP) — Lumber prices dropped from $7f> thousand board feet in January lo about $50, and as a result, sour/ 250 mills in the south are clw-ini;, u meeting of lumbermen noled today. Owen rt. Chcatham, president of the Georgia Hardwood Lumber Co., t-akl thai "tobogganing lumber prices is healthy for the industry." He said he couldn't -.,cc hpw pi ices would gel much lower. Chciilhani said thav millri c!o:in;: down have been prorliwiu r mtsl'y low grade nir-dried pinu which iias a limited use as framing, siiealbin^ and sub-floorinj;. "With the demise of OPA." Clifat- hani said, "pi'iecs on Ihi.; lype of l:,w grade pine increased pericn'.aRe wise more than any oilier lumber. The decrease in recent in-uiMi.', Is a trend back lo a mop; normal level." • sceola C. of C. Selects Projects River Terminal, Safety and Hospital Plans To Receive Attention Oi'CTOLA, Mny 23,—Arthur Ron ers, president of the Osccola Cham lier of Commerce, announced to dity lb.nl the local Chamber hn. desluned Ifi projcftls to uid in pro molliiK the city's growth mid ex ir.mxiou. Tlie projects were official! adopted at a recent mcctlni; o the Chamber's Hoard of Directors Mr. Hogers staled. Heading I he list of pr'ijcnl the installation of traffic witrnill signals at nil street-railroad Inter seelions. This project was labol "urgent" by members of Ilin Bon The list. Ini'liides Insinuation crossihg signals, bus station, hari line nnd river tertninnl. coinmun ity fund, hospital, dairy, health an sanitation department, zoning " ,^;itv befiutiricaUon work, air .• jHrmcrs marjtet. improve ity roads. Jfotislug;-natural ga •«Kl Indusl.rhil cxpniulon,' •• roc crushing plant, sweet polnlo'dclu dm tor, and a country club nnd golf course. •Mr. Rogers pointed out th.it .more than 30 projects were listed l>v the noard of Directors hut these 16 ojc.>ctives were selected for immediate action. Welcome stgns were authorized by ho Hoard nnd w ill be itiMnllcri on Ulchway Cl at the Northern and Southern eiilraoce to tlie city anil on the Western entrance on Illgh- wnv 40, -he said. lie pointed out Ihal the Imme- nte Jiirn for.lhe ClinmUrv is !o find a capable srcrelar.v-nuinaRi'r. soon as one. is employed, the Chamber'.; program will )> c siwedocl up, he said. )iplomas From Jlytheville High List of Graduates Announced by School Faculty Members Names of student^ who are cim- ililiilc.s lor graduation from Illy- hovlllc IHKh School wei'e iMiwmnc- d Indny. B icralaurcalo si'rvlce (or the 00 Indents. M Klrlb and •(;> buys, will i- held Sunday nt u':30 p.m. anil oiuuieiurment exercises will be icld the following Thursday at 6:'.IO '.in., 1,0th ut Lha High School stad- iiu. The -Rev. Harvey T. Kidd, pastor >t First Prcsbylcrlan Church, will MTsciil Iho lliircnlniivvnt'; sermon nid Dr. Matt Kills, president (it lemli'lx College, Coiuvny, will i;lve lie Coimnencemi-nl address. Candidates for diplomas are 3hm'lrs Stewart Ar,hby, lli'lty Ixiu Alkliis. Emma Aycoek. Ronnie I.ynn dl, Wnndii Leah Tim-ham, Tliomas Albert Hell Jr.. Hessle w.tlsnn Illshlp. 'leiald R. HTomeyer. Pegi;y Jean Ilrnleher. Numa Burks, u.-mii-l IhifT- uuin Caltlwell. Doris Lee Cameron, moneni. Campbell. Joanne Mnrllyn :amplH'll. Jnmes Cleveland Cole. Dinn Cook, Paula Eileen Covhiulon, Hosco K. Crullon, Emily S, Ci'lm. Jackson, N. C., Mny 211. (UP)— A mob of masked, in-mod white men .soiled a young Negro from the North- iinptoii County jail early today and Sheriff A. W. Stc- alicnaoii sitid lie was afmid tho Negro'had been lynched. " ' Negro, N. Y. Stocks IC2 1-3 Gfi vn :i-a 98 1-5 147 Military Training Urged By Rotary Club Speaker Members of the Rotary Glut) held their wrcklv meellni; ye.slenl.iv noon at Hie Hole] Noble with .). M. Cleveland, manager of (he Arkansas .stale Kmolovrnnnt Service office here. UK principal speaker. Mr. Cleveland, commander of the Fifth District or (he American legion, spoke on Universal Military Training and Ihe I^cgtnn's support of the program In assure n sufficient number of trained troops In the event o[ war. Other guesls attending the, meet- Ill!,' were R. w. Nichols, superintendent of Arniorel school. II. r Hampton of West. Memphis. Russell Phillips. Jr.. and Mac Williams junior notarial!. \ Marilyn Dceii, Harry Thonia.s Di'skin Jr.. Culten Dixon, l.eon A Dnclos. Orvllle O. Elk Ins Jr.. Oi- nir Thoinna Kllloll Jr., Siimmyi! i,oii Ferguson, Vivian T-'IIIKR, Hetty ,'<-nn Fireman. Paul David i-Vslin- Jr.. John Wll|lum Pniscr Jr.. Ernestine French, Hillle l.omse (inliu-s, Belly Jean Gof(..Stewart B. Onrluv. Uoy Eldridge llalsell. Owen Weslon Harrison. Joe Mack Hester. Mary Jo Hill. Stanley Vincent Hood. Clcn Houston, Grace Jean Jennings. Avlliur Freeman Jcrnlgan. lloscnmvy .1'ilui- iton, Mnry Lou Ellen Joyner. Elmer Kugene Kempcr, Jack Wren Kinc. BlKldy Joe Laylmi, Charles .Parks liCKiicll, Johnny l.cndennlc. Martha Ann LlnlMnicli. Jesse .1. Liicv, Vlr- ulnia Mann, LoU Marr. Frances Marsh. .lame.t Mnrtln. IJobcrL Mc- Ilnnlcl. D. J. McLcod. PegRv Hay McMullln. Mildred .lewc'l Mnndor, •'ark K. Melvln. Nell W. Mlzell. Russell Jerome Morgan, Marv Jo Nabers, .Jordan Doss Nccdham .lames Wllks O-itcs. Mnry Ann Parks, Nancy Lillian Partlow. James Thomas Peterson Jr.. Harvey PORIIC, ftcorKc pc':)ii:.rol|bck 111, Kenneth Elmer 'p'riiltl.. ' • "" Hetty Jo Hiicvcs. Carl Rolrc'l.vjn. 'Mnri.nret Kalhrvn Robertson. M-ii-jr Elizabeth Ror-crs. JcannhiR McCVec Schernr. Ruth Virginia Bear. Jo Ann Shanks; 'Esther Shnrpc, .Tow!! Joan .shepherd. Hetty .Tnvcc fllank- i'<rd. Frances Smith. Mnry Evelyn Smith. Jlmmlc Wayne 'Stafford, Hetty Jo Stiles, f Iconic- Ann SlUwnll, limes Walton Sllnsnn. Linrn Ellen n. Ooal FlnLse Sylvester. Palsy \nn Travis, Wlimlr- Vaj'c Whlmm- uint, Vannyo Kalhryn Whltlev, ame s Mrt^morn Williams Jr., Wlliam Mfulon Williams Jr.. Palsy Wilson. Hill Wlxwii. Julia Ann Vonrlson and Donaldson Howard Vritlit. £evri of the grmluales are veter- is. They arc J. O. Cilc. Leon Du- -los,-Orvllln Kikins, Oscar Rlllol:. Hnlscll. Jesse Lucy' and Curl Inberl.snn. Mr. Ilotie^imn, who vill receive hl s diploma with tills ctn.ss, did not. ntlend setirtol her'; its yenr. Other veterans who hnvc roinpletcd rcniilmncnl.i for Hriidua- .lon and received their diplomas ire Piil Cliitmon. Raymond Ornw- ord, Ocnrgc I'\ir«l. Allan Moody, iayinon Shearin. Robert Warring- ion antl fleorgc Workman. Other students who will rcnelve diplomas with this class completed requirement", fast Summer. Gosnell Seniors Hear Attorney, Former Educator Suspect Admits Slaying Woman Forrest City Negro Quickly Arrested in Cab Driver's Death JOHN llnllril I'rrss Slaff <:«rr*i]i(iiidi. n ( I'X>HUKS5T CITY. Ark., Mny 2:1 (UP)— William U Diikes. Ne.tio Nuvy veteran, was held In nn undisclosed Jail for wi(okee|):i;i; (<,- dny wlillc flrsl ileerim murder r.linrecs were {lloi ftnnlnsl him hero In Lhc ra|)e-sliiyhii] o[ a lilinulu woiiinii tnxl driver. ProsecnthiK Attorney J. H. Moody wild the NCKI-'O, who ennlesseil the crime and snld "I don' 1 , know why I did It," would be tnkon liilcr lo the Stiile H«i|iila| for Nervous Diseases at lM.Ua nock for observation. Dukes luiil iKdii cii;iluri'il lute yesterday. Floi>-enred bloodhounds rnclnii over loiliions trails (Inshod Dukes from Ills swampland hiding jilnre ler.s Hutu 10 hours after the nl- trnctive Mrs. Hoyd's body found In a roadside dlleh. News of Mrs. Iloyd's nlnylnrj spread rnpldly llirongh llw town. Crowds assembled and l.lieru wci'C imnnbled thrcnts of mob violence. Mrs, Uo.vd had- oiwralcd a Itixl- eal) business wtlh her htisbnnd, bolh Inkhn; turns drlvln.{. Hint Funeral Rites Sunday For Omar Elmer Ford Funeral riles for omnr Elmer Ford, who (lied Wednesday night I nt liis hnmn here, will b-- held I Sunday at 2 p.m. at New Libcity! Baptist Cliurcli. I Dr. H. A. Zimmerman, n;intist Missionary, will conduct, services. Burial will follow at Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Ricnp.nl. Bert, John, James, Tert and H.in.M Ford, nil nephews of Mr. IMrd. Cobb Funeral Home is In charge. Edcns, president of Arkansas Slate College, Jonesboro, will present the commencement address. Mrs. Stanley Hanock will direct the music program [or both services, which will Include selections by the choir. The Rev. Rex Brown will nivc the Invocation and benediction Sunday and the Rev. Mr. Hlhcrcl will present the scripture lesson. The Rev. E. H. Hall will give the invocation and benediction at Commencement exercises. The valedictory address will be given by Jerry Hancock and salutatory ad-, dress by Betty Mcdlin. Music will include a vocal solo by Nina Jean Edwards and piano solo by Jimmy Hackelt. Mr. Norman will present diplomas and the presentation of school awards will be made by Gale Hod- gcrs. principal. Students who will graduate are Dorothy Apperson. Gene Davis. Paul Dcaton, Jerry Hancock, Jeanne Kisncr. Margaret Looncy, James Morgan, Gladys Phillips. Ralph Pierce, Uay Scott. Tommy Welch, Jack croom, Betty jean Fish, Grover Grnham, Freda Harbin, John E. Johnson, Maurice Martin, Betty Mcrltiii, Mary Ola Phillips, Jerry Poe, Jr., Paul slatton," Sally Ann Wright ary Kathleen Westmorland. nt Harvester North Am Aviation Republic Steel nalio Socony Vacuum Studebaker Standard of N J . Texas Corp Packard U S Steel 11 7-6 K 7-8 «1 1-2 7 :i-8 21 S-B 7 7-8 14 3-4 Mar. . IB | May .. 6!) 3-S July .. GO I Oct. .. f> 1-1 Dec. .. B4 '.Ml S]X>ts N. Y. Cotton opeii 2809 270! 3411 2!M3 281R lil^h low 282.t asor> 27B'1 27(il :M27 310.T 2flfifi 2B37 287S 2843 •im 34 2C 205: closed at 30.18; in> 5 BlytheviUe Youths to Attend Boys 1 State Camp in Little Rock Four of Ihe five hoys who '.vill represent isi.vthcville a 1 , I'll,' 1947 session of Hoys si.i'c ii> Un'c Ilock the week ol June 1-7 we" 1 named today. Each is spnnsorcd by a civic organi/ation. The boys nnd iheir sponsors f are C. G. Redman Jr., Kin of Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Rr-dman Sr., Dud Cason Pnst 24 of tlie American Legion; Jimmie Henry, .wi' of Mr. and Mrs. WilMvi ilrnry, • Rotary Clnb; Benny Johnson, s" 11 of Mrs. C. E. Johnson. Junior Chamber of commerce; and I>'id- Icy Hardy, son or Mr. and Mr?. The shells of the Big Bertha can- „., non of World War T, at the pe.V< Stevens ,. of their fliRlit, reached nn altitude Hoy Rlale eommittcr. suit! Mlcv A. A. Hardy of Promised Lions Club. The fiftli boy, to be s|wr,?or,Kl by the Kiwanis chih, will "^ named late Hits afternoon. Ross chairman of the club's ot 24 miles. Eoys Slate is a session In Kovernmcntiil pro Tlin vahir- of nn education and man's ability to thtiik were stressed last night by Claude Cooper. Blytheville attorney. In a commencement address | o the Kratlual- Inc class of GOMiell Hi K h School in (inn] exorcises held in the-school auditorium. Mr. Cooler. w ho resigned 17 years ano nllcr serving for 13 years as superintendent of the Oosnell School, lold Iho BiTidnales of numerous improvement); that have been tniulc In the school since his affiliation with it. He ijoinlcd out the home, school, press, radio, theater, platform ami pulpit as agencies which loRrther afforded youth of today means of acciuiriiiB an education. "An educated man Is not a-man who knows everything but a man Slierlft Kojicr West said nukes was a passenger In Mrs. Iloyd's cab yeslerday. .Sheriff Lrad.s rosw . West Ee<l n jxissc of Kthtc highway pnlrolinen, shorltrr-5 depulle.? and clly ixillce througli dltclics. backwater and sloughs lo cahturc the fugitive dec|> In the wo<xl>i. i Dukes was captured' at 4' p.m. Enrller that day two small. Negro children had found Mrs. Iloyd's l»dy, her throat slashed ' by three-Inch pockelknil'.'. Moil of the woman's clothes wero ripped from her lx>cly. West said that IJukej. a phimlj- er's .hcliicr, had ndinnted that he severed Mrs. Boycl's Jiiyular vein, dracBcd the dyiiiR wonmn from her cab and criminally assaulted her In a ditch one mile out or town. Police Chief L. IX Edtnimclsou said |hat the first Up implicating the 40rycnr old Dukes c.nm: rrom the NcKro's stepson, who reported that his step-father had clothes at his home early yesi.tr- day leavhij; Irelilud bloodstained clothing. The cub was found near (he stepson's home. Two bloodhounds rrom the Stale Prison Farm picked up the trail beside the car, followed It to Ihe stepson's house, and then on Into the woods. mickwaler ami slouyhs In the river bottoms hampered the search. The baying hounds strained at their leashes as they penetrated the swamps, Time and again the pursuers were forced to crass water anil then move up and down op- posllc banks until the bloodhounds attain picked up the nccnt. Near a clump of Irees the cloqs barked furiously. Posse leaders, Ihelr suns nt the ready shouted lor Dukes to "come on out/' Dukes. lunu;ry and tired from the Icnsthy chase surrendered wllh- oul rcsislancc. Godwin "Buddy" Ilusli. 24, hart been arrested four hours earlier at nearby Hi c h Square, N. C,, on charges of trying lo Htlack a young white woman. Htcphcnfioji formed a large'posse nnd combed the Roanoke. .Uivcr area but' nt noon said he could find no trace of the negro or the white mob. Ixjcal residents surmised that the mob might have lynched Bush and dimmed his body In the Roanoke lllvcr. Jailer Not Armed Jailer A. W. Edwards said he .wrcmlcrcd the Negro voluntarily because lie was unarmed and was helpless In the fnce <>[ the urinei . mob's guns. He said he (lid not recognize any of the men. ' The governor's office in RnlvlBh said It Inid received no word ° f the lynching, but Gov. Oreee Cherry gave It hla Immediate at- lenllcin. ...... The State Highway Patrol said it had no details, but had rcpelvcd a call at 0 a.m. |Hay from Willlam- ston, N, O., that rumors of Bn "cx-> pected lynching" had been heard there. Hush ,wa.$ arrested about 10 p.m. last night after a" alleged attempted nltiiuk on Mrs. Margaret Br.van at Hich Square. The white woman told. officers that|»';| Negro man tried lo attack • her ->«£>'; she walked by the side.of u 'waSifc'fc house. nush was arrested only a few minutes later and brought to the county jail here. . Edwards said he was asleep when ie heard the knock on the' door shortly after 2 am. He went to the door, he said, and the men lold im they wanted Bush. K«ys (o Cell Surrendered He said limy wer c nil armed nnd masked and that he gave them the key lo Ihe lockup. , '. i. 1 : ,3'hoy took the Negro, .haysaid,. imrt-$>)sUe<V. !>w»y>*ij '-v^ic -'dij*i%4 ' "Edwards' gftve the '.Hlarrii' , and Stcphcnson immedialcly' ordered a posse formed lo comb the farmlands and the woods • along tho river. •The group searched until dawn fruitlessly, other volunteers joined the posse but no trace ol the Negro or the Mob's trail could be found. Sources in Raleigh said Norlh Carolina had not had a lynching in more thnn 10 years. State highway patrol commander H. J. Hatcher, who recently plrrlaed Ihe full efforts of his patrol to prevent a North Carolina recurrence of the sensational Plckcns, S. C., lynching, could not be Immediately reached. \ ccduic sponsored annually by tl^juhn ran put lo the best use what this [ he knows, however limited may be, 1 ' Mr. American Legion. During week, Ihe boys will stud/ the) knowledge workings of state government by said. actual practice In selling up on.| "Education administration of ther owM. One of the highlights of the week will be the election of n Hoys Slate governor Irom among the. youthful representatives. that Paying Projects Planned By Osceola Counciimen OSCEOLA. May 2.1—Mayor Hen !•'. Butler slated Uxlay that n new paving program which calls for the black-topping of all principal gravel slrccl.s or Osceola, has been approved by the city council. Mayor Butler stated that bids will he .submitted to the council on June M and work will start as soon as the bids arc accepted. He reported that the Huddlcston Construction Company of Lillle Ilock Is making Ihe cost cstlmales on Ihe project. Mr. Butler pointed out surlaciiiB aid to the town's congested park- or several of the gravel streets \yil B-17 Crashes In Nicaragua; Crew Survives I NEW OHLBANS, May 23. (UP) — An army B-17 missing on a flight- from Panama lo Kelly Field. Tex., and Lhc object of a wide 'U.r search yeslcrday, crashed 70 miles from Puerto Cabceas, Nicnnuiu'a. afler the crew had parachuted. Eighth 'Naval District headquarters announced today. Word of the crash was received here from the Panama Sea Frontier Command. 'Details were ilot Riven, but the dispatch said three crew members had reached Ala- micamba, Nicaragua, some 50 miles frmn the crash scene. It was not learned whether there wn-» any casualties. There were 15 persons atMWl. The plane, according to the Niivy report, look off from Howard Field, Canal Zone, at 7:30 a.m. CST yei- terday. It was scheduled to land at Gualamata City, but when it became seven hours overdue, a. search was initiated bv the Array, Navy and Pan American World Airways. pays," he continued. "If has a money value amt the Interest Is paid in actual sold—cash on demand. It Is said that the a- bllify lo write and read alone ln- creases the chance's of a young Ing situation consldcrnbly. Cooper j Streets to be included In the pro[ jcct arc Qulnn, Lenwood, Elizabeth, Adams. Grniidvicw, Hale Avenue Extended. Frisco. Washington, Butler, avid pecan streets, Mayor Butler said. £ ],MJ The boys will climax their sluriy man's success In life 50 per 'cent fvhen Ihcy "take over' 1 all sialc while a full college education in- officcs for one day of the scs- creases his business value 300 sion and handle the reins of gov- cent-" erumcnt. The Bl.vthevtllc Rronp \vill leave here about 8 a. m. Saturday. Mav 31. Boys Stale follows Immediately nflcr tlie Girls Slat.: ,H!i- ston which provides similar training for girls. Ten ttirls are scheduled to pn< liclpnlc In c-lrls Stale this year, Mornings Continue Cool Moderate temperatures conlhni'.d here yesterday as the mercury went lo a high of 78 degrees and then receded to n low cUirlii'! last night Blythcville of 58 degrees, according to Robert E. Blayloc-k, official weather oh- server, Manila Lions Return From State Convention A dozen representatives of the Manila Lions Club havo rctmricd from the state Lions convention held Sunday In Port Smith. They are Gene Plciinan, Grover Snydcr, Harris Hunt, f^swls Townsend, Cotton Rubeustein, Bob Lome, A. E. McCully, I. D. Shedd, I Bob Knltan, S. Orlffiu, Earl Wildy Iniid O, O. Stevens. Harry V. Ogle Dies In His Horns on South Franklin Harry V. O^lc tiled yeslorday afternoon nl his home nt 204 South Franklin St. He was 83. Funeral services will !« conducted tomorrow nt 2 p.m. at Cob'o Funeral Homc by the Rev. R. Scott Baird, pastor of First Christian Church. Bin let will ne in Etmwood Cemetery. » He is survived by his wife Mrs. Sara cgle; two daushters. Mrs. Ruby Nell Raines of Wilmington, Deltv, and Mrs. Clar'it Vail Eatoa of Afcmphis; a brother, Pete Ogle, and siste-, Mrs. Sam Beodle, both of caseyvlllc,"111.; and two grandchildren. '_. . - - • , ..'. Pallbenrers will be Arch Lindsey, Herman Matthews. Cornelius Schcrer, nilas M«*dhAra, Joe IJijli Ftv\\lkncr anfl Oordon

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