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VOL. XLVII—NO. 161 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS Daily New» Blythevllle Courier Mississippi Valley Leader Blythevilie Herald THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI CityStreetBond Plan Dropped Quirk in Procedure Negates 'Aye' Votes By CLAUDE E. SPARKS (Courier News Staff Writer) A proposal to float a $150,000 revenue bond issue foi development of Blytheville streets was dropped by the City Council last night after aldermen—by an odd quirk of parliamentary procedure—negated three "itye" votes by refusing to adopt the ordinance after clearing its three readings " * by unanimous vote. The proposed ordinance would have put the bond issue on the November ballot for the electorate to decide if the city should obligate one-half of parking meter revenues to provide immediate funds for street improvement. No property lien was involved and the final decision would have been made by popular vote Nov. 6. Refuting the proposal largely on the contention that the issue was vague and that the $150,000 was not clearly earmarked for "specific pro- jeci.s," the Council's contradictory action came after an hour and 15- minute pro and con discussion turned into a public forum with the represented public presenting most of the opposition. About 15 Clear Skies Aid to Fair ,, Opening Day's Attendance Set At About 3,000 By HAROLD NANCE (Courier News" Staff Writer) Clearing skies brought the promise of bigger crowds to the Northeast Arkansas District Fair as the rides, shows and exhibits began their second day of operation. Fair Association Secretary Robert Blaylock safd paid admissions yesterday numbered about the same as on opening day last year when a little less than 3,000 went through the gates. Rain and the resulting mud gave fair and carnival workers a hectic time as they got the show ready earlier this week and the threatening weather frightened away some customers. Mr. Blaylock said. ' The exhibits are Inside buildings *nd concrete walks down the midway protect patrons from the mud »nd sunny skies are rapidly, eliminating that problem. Mr. Blaylopk pointed out this morning. Cattle judging began . this morning and Band Day is the feature -3Ji»llracti6h £f the g^stlWjitaHd \7iis ••-WfternooTi and tonight-;f/*^v Several high school bands f«>m Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee will participate in a mass concert «t 8 p.m. Shows Changed The Oeriruue rvveij oiiow scheduled to start at 8 p.m. tomoiTow has been cancelled and the Water Tollies of 195! has been hired for the nightly show. Now at El Dorado's fair, the Water Follies has broken attendance records there. Mr. Blaylock said. The new show features the 19S1 World's Champion diver, Lottie Meyers. Art Winners Named Winners of the adult division of the art contest were announced this morning by Mrs, Ray Hall, superintendent of that department. Mrs. Fred Pasmore, art Instructor at Arkansas State College, judged the entries ' yesterday afternoon, Mrs. Hall said. Contests and winners are: Portrait in Oil—Mrs. Lloyd Florman, second fno first nor third); Landscape in Oil—Tabitha Sudbury, ^jjflrsl; Mrs. G. W. Barham, second; ; Mrs. Lee Stiles, third; Floral in Oil —Mrs. O. W. Barham, first and second and Mrs. Lee Stiles, third; Landscape in Water Color—Tabitha Sudbury. first, second and third. Still Life in Water Color — Tabitha Sudbury, first and second; Floral in Water Color—Mrs. G. W. Barham, second (no first nor third); Pastel or Charcoal — The Rev. George L. McGhehey. lirst: Mrs. P. E. Howell. second; Mrs. G. S. Edwards, third; Pen—Mrs. f G. S. Edwards, first; the Rev. George L. McGhehey, second and third; Pencil the Rev. George L. McGhehey, first and third. Originals—Mrs. G. W. Barham. See FAIR on Page 7 Weather Arkansas forecast: Scattered thundershowers this afternoon, to- >WERS,~CdOLER night and Thursday. Cooler northwest and extreme north portions Thursday. Missouri forecast; Possibly scattered thundershowers Southeast Thursday; much cooler Thursday; low tonight 65-10 southeast; Thursday 70-78 southeast. Minimum this morning—65. Maximum yesterday—80. 6iinset today—5:53. Sunset tomorrow—5:59. Precipitation 2* hours to T a.m —None. Tola! since Jan, 1-36.14. Mean temperature (midway tween high and low)-72.5. Normal mean temperature for September—74.2. This Dale 1-asl year Minimum this morning—62. Maximum yesterday—70. Precipitation January I to this «!»!* Isit. year—43.47, citizens were present. The negative vote came as a surprise to most of those present. Those favoring presentation of the. ordinance to the public for a vole presented the following arguments for adoption of the ordinance: 1. The sfreet fund has been depleted since August and opening of the new Blytheville Hieh School about Jan. I demands provisions for street paving in that area. 2. A final decision on the bond proposal would be made by the public and not the Council, which would merely be approving its presentation on the ballot. 3. No lai lien would be involved. Retirement of bonds would come solely from parking meter revenues. 4. The city must h»?e funds If -^t is (o continue street development. It now has none for that iiiirinxe. • The opposition's stand was based on the following: 1. Plans for spending the $150,000 were not specific. Projects should be listed and a definite amount earmarked for that purpose. t. General opposition la obligating parking meter revenues, Meter funds should be ''built up" until enough money is available for a street program. 3. Winter weather would hinder or prevent completion of work around the new high school before next spring anyway. 4. Plans for street paving around Ihe high school are vague and this cost can not be estimated until the number and route of new- slreets is specifically outlined. (The school board has appointed a committee to outline these needs, but its report has not been made.) In last night's final action, Alder man Jimmie Sanders' motions and the seconds of Alderman Jessi White, foremost proponent of th bond tsue, curried the motioi through three unanimous "aye votes to reach a vote for adoption or rejection of the ordinance. (Law requires that any proposed ordinance must undergo three approved readings before a vote for its adoption can be taken.) .Vew Motion Entered Alter the third reading (each reading and vote giving tacit approval to the ordinance!, hovvevei Alderman L. G. Nash moved tha. 'the proposed ordinance NOT bt adopted." It was seconded by Fourth Ward Alderman Charles Lipfonl. The vote (on the motion NOT to adopt the ordinance): Jimmie Sanders—"No" Jesse White—"No" L. G. Nash—"Aye" J. L. Nabcrs—"Aye" Leslie Moore—"Aye" Charles Lipford—"Aye" Alderman Dan Blodgett and W. C, Cales were absent. Earlier in the evening, Alderman White presented the proposal lo the Council with the statement: "The only reason I want to borrow this money is to get some funds for carrying on our street improvement program. "In other words, l don't want us to run out again in 60 or 90 days," he said. Street fund Exhausted <The street fund was exhausted high in August and the city borrowed SS2.000 from a future county lax turnback, part of which went added costs of the Walnut S: project brought about by side and driveway replacements ; sower improvements.) "We have street projects coming up all over town," Mr. White said, be-j "and we must hav money. There are a lot of co-operative deals BLYTHRVILUS, ARKANSAS. WEDNESDAY, SKPTEMBER 26, 1951 FOURTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS PARK LAND DONATED — Andrew J. Florida (third from left) presents the deed to 6.7 acres of land In Osceofa's Watson Addition to Mayor Ben F. Butler. The land will bo used for a municipal park and playground. Looking on are (left to right) Harold Ohlendorf, president of the Chamber or . Travis I'hoto Commerce; Mrs, Florida; Carroll Watson, from whom Mr. Florida purchased the land; and James Hyatl. chairman of the playground Committee of the chamber ol Commerce. School Tax Rate Hikes Pass Except at Manila Blytheville District's *r TT Boost Voted 285-172 l[ umfan Tels Plan for Italy Andrew Florida* Donate Site for Park at Osceola 6.7 Acres Given City; $40,000 Approved for Playground Work OSCEOLA. Sept. 26—Nearly seven acres purchased by them at" a cost of 510,000 have been donated lo the City of Osceola by Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Florida, it was announced today by Mayor Ben F. Butler. This gift of 6.7 acres in the Watson Addition, near the new elementary school, places Osceola a vast step nearer its planned municipal park and playground. Mayor Butler also announced that; the City Council has approved the' " lov vllt V^WMJIHUI spending of S4D.OQO immediately on11 n ' s "ed into action development of the park, which will '"' """"•'" "- * continue as additional funds are available. To Build Pool, Tennis Courts Immediate plans call for r<mstrurr tioR..-of~a->,'3v.'imming~ pool, playgrounds and tennis courts and de- - --„..- and this morning showed that Manila \vas the only district to defeat a proposed lax Increase. It was voted down 232 to 196. Had Hie increase passed, it would have lipped Ihe lax rate lo I 50 mills. The defeat o! the propos- l ed hike means that the former 30- mill rate will remain in effect this year. L. V. Waddell, who filed the only Air War Becomes Grim. As MIG's Grow Bold er velopment of a park and picnic area. Present at presentation of a deed to the land to Mayor Butler by Mr. Florida were Mrs. Florida. Harold Ohlendorf, president of the Chamber of Commerce here; James Hyatt, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Playground Committee; and Carroll Watson, from *whom the Floridas purchased the land. "As happy as we are to receive this property for the city," Mayor Butler said, "I know that no one of us is getting the pleasure from the gift as are the p'ioridas, nnd I'm sure their happiness will be increased even more when the park !s placed at the disposal of the young people of the community." Speaking of the Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Ohlendorf said: "This is a most generous and worthy gift and should be an inspiration to the community for many years to come and a source ol deep satisfaction to Mr. and Mrs. Florida." Gift Speeds Project The planned park was high on the list of Chamber of Commerce projects. Mr. Ohlendorf said, "but for the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Florida this objective might not have been attained for a matter nf years." Mr. Hyatt said the .swimming pool will be built according to Red Cross and Amateur Athletic Union specifications and will include a filler system. Edward G. Smith. -Little Rock engineer, has been retained to draw preliminary plans for approval of the City Council and Chamber of Commerce, he said. l " _ Tlie county will provide labor and machinery for the pool work. Mayor Inside Today's Butler said. ' - ' The recreation area will be named Ihe "Andrew Florida P.irk." WITH U. S. FIFTH AIR FORCE, Korea, Sept. 26. (AP)—"Tlie Mig war is getting grimmer," Col. Francis S. Gabrcski, America's leading a ce, said today. "The Reels' planes are better, their pilots are belter and their system is better. UN Rejects Red Talk Bid TOKYO, Sept. 26. (AP)—Tlie United Nations command today rejected another Communist, suggestion that lull-dress Korea truce talks be resumed immediately. The Allies insisted that arrangements first be made to prevent further Jr.icrruptlons when the meetings arc resumed. The Reds made .their repeat proposal at a meeting of Allied and Communist liaison officers in Kaesong, Korea, site of the stalled cease-fire talks. It was the third and longest session held by the liaison teams in an effort to get the talks rolling again. •Whoever Ls flying these MIGs is using some of the old German Luft- waffe trick-s. They are a.s good a.? any German pilot-; l met, in the last war." Gabreski was backed up by other American anci Australian pilots who fought this morning in 'the record clash between 11 Allied and 120 Communist jets. (Seven and one-half lines censored. Gabrcski's coi&neiits — and the unusual eagerness of Red Jet + '1 pilots in seeking battle—suggested chat the Communists may have. \ newer model | 3d, possibly the M1G-19. Like the' MIG-15 used heretofore, it is n \ Russian plane.) Reds Ailil to NumlHTs In addition to the improved per- "formance of pilots nnd pianos; the Reds obviously have been.adding lo their numbers. Today \vas the second straight In which the MIGs were out in force. "The Communists have shown a definite buildup in the last two days," said Gabreski's immediate an Aid In Crucial Oil Dispute .... _ LONDON, Sept, 20. i APi-Primc Minister Attlee Is asking Pres- biiperior, Col. J. A. Schmid, com-; M<M>t Truman personally for help in Britain's crucial oil dispute with Til Jtlrl^l" f\r til ft fcVl, ir-tli T7il,V»»n^T,,!T ;.. r _, .... mander of the Fourth Fiyhter-In- terceptor Wing. "The last 24 hours are the heaviest fighting we ever had in this war." Something else was added — an apparent increase in the Communist fuel capacity. MIG's Venture South For the first time in the war, Gabreski said, really large numbers of MIGs forayed as far south as Chin- nampo — the seaport city of the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. Gabreski has shot down two MIGs and damaged one in Korea. In World War II he was credited with destroying 28 German planes in the air and three on the ground. On the ground. Allied force. 1 ) stormed again at heartbreak ridge in east-central Korea. They were carrying on their five-weeks old drive to take the height commanding a key Communist supply area. Only Tuesday American and South Korean infjmiry had seized towering "Kim 11 Sung" mountain, a peak named for the Red Korean premier. It is southwest of Heartbreak Ridge. The famed U.S. Second Division's Iran, informed sources said today Mrs. Greene Dies Suddenly Pioneer Resident-^- < Stricken on Trip i protested in the strongest terms In Tehran earlier today against an Iranian edict ordering some 300 British oil men to quit the world's WBRCSI refinery in Abadan by Oct. 3. In a person a] message to Truman, informed sources said, Atllce likely will , make it clear that Britain is School tax rate increases ranging from 10 to 22 mills were approved in at least II of the M Mississippi County school districts seeking them yesterday, but voters in tlie Manila District rejected a proposed boost of 20 mills and a!so defeated a school board candidate in favor of naming a member on the basis of write-in ballots. Returns which_ trickled in slowly | candidate for school board membership in tlie Manila District, was defeated for a five-year term and Harold fTrigger) Wall was elected on the basis of 265 write-in votes. Mr. Waddell received 1GS votes. nclums from two districts — Shawnec and Etowah — still were not. available by 1 p.m. today. Voters in each of the districts also elected school board members one inember-iu-liirec. F. A. Rogers of Clear Lake, to the County Board of Education. There were contests only two districts, Osccola and Keiser. In Osceola District, E. p. Bradley and Joe W. Rhodes were tlie two high men in a three-way race for two three-year terms. Iia)j)li E Wilson was the loser. The vote- Bradley, 212; Rhodes, 245; Wilson. James Woodward defeated Brown Crews 144 to 112 in a race lor a five-year term on the Keiser School Board. Voting was light throughout the county despite the Interest In the lax rate increases. Some Increases passed easily but In some districts unspoken opposition to the rate hikes mnrte Itself tclt at the polls. Opposition Shows Here Blylheville was one ot these districts. The 10-mlll Increase raising the total to 40 mills passed '285 to 172. The increase won out by only two votes (03-01) at the West End Fire Station polling place in Bly- lheville. It lost by three votes (1310: In the Clear Lake box and by two votes at Promised Land (6-4) Balloting at lhc city Hall box was 181 for and 90 against. Returns from the Number Nine box were 47 for the two against. . BalHts and a box were placed at Multins Store al Yarbro, but no g was concluded there twxaim Ihe County Board or Selection Commissioners had not designated ", as a polling place. Highest tax rnle increases approv :• In yesterday's election were th •22-inltl jump In the Elowah DJst- rlch and the 20-mlll boosts in the Manila and Keiser Districts. Highest rates as the result of the voting nre 50-tnlil levies In these districts. <The lable hclow shows the millaj:* Increase, the new rale and (lie returns for each o( the districts,) The Mississippi County Board of Election Commissioners was to meet Arms Limits Eased as UN Seat Is Sought H'ASUI.VGTON, Sept. He. ,#,— The United Stales, Ilrllain alii France today declared their readiness lu jive Italy a free liaml to rearm as an i^ual purlncr In Ihe westrrn alliance against Cuminu- nism. WASHINGTON. Sept. 26. IIP, — President Truman said uiday that if Russia continues to block Italian membership in the United Nations, "others ways must he found" to enable llaly U> play "a full and equal part" in upholding u. N. principles. The President also reaffirmed American intentions to try to restore Italy's rights as a free nation by seeking to ease the terms of [he Italian Peace Treaty. He spoke at Ihe dedication of four equestrian statues, given to the United States by the people ot Italy, at a ceremony at the Ailing- ton Memorial Bridge. The bronza See ITALY on Paj« J Funeral services lor Mrs. ..,. .. - ,. bcth Norman Greene who died su«I- I n\ci\ expelled. determined t o stay on In Abadan. Attlec conferred last night with! his lop advisors and military chiefs Eliza-! after rran ordered the British oil canvass the re- ail were turned denly late yesterday afternoon while traveling in Indiana, will be conducted al 3 p.m. tomorrow at the Presbyterian Church here. Mrs. Greene, a longtime resident of Blytheville, suffered a heart ut- tack and died while she and her daughter. Mrs. Edgar Bornm, were driving through Petersburg. Ind. They were on their way to Jasper, Ind., to attend the funeral of Mrs' Greene's nephew, S. Guy Korman The Ftcv. Harvey Kidd will of[i-j ciotc at the funeral. Mrs. I was S3. Widow of the late Cullen B. Greene. Mrs. Greene had made her The informants Sir Oliver Franks, British ambassador in Washington, was expected to seek a meeting w'.lli President Truman to deliver a message from Attlee. The British protest to Iran wnrn- rd that the decision to expel the oil men "must have a grave effect on Anglo-Iranian relations." . The protest was delivered in Tehran. orallv , — ---- *_,n.i,i, L -. ivn.T. (jjccjie HBO maae ncr 23rd Regiment, with its French bat-1 home in Blythevillc since 11)07 Since talicn was carrying the ball on the | hr husband's death in 1022 she had ! bitter fight lor Heartbreak Ridge. 1 Lions to Resume Broom Sale Here / Courier News . . . Behind tlie Blackboard al lil.vthcriJIc schools . . . i'agn 11. - . . ttlylhcviNc Personalities . . . bis-same htmlrr l.loytl I,. Ward, "-.^L^l-me Lions pmv ; r ^V"^ ™' - for a n o Club today resumed their sale ul brooms for the Arkansas Lighthouse for the blind. i At the weekly meeting of the club in Hotel Noble yesterday noon it was reported that 1.658 brooms have' been sold to date in a campaign ia\ raise funds lor the institution." I The committee in charge of the broom sales said that the club stilr has 348 brooms to sell and asted that the campaign be resumed in hopes lhc remaining brooms co:ild' be sold this week. Mrs. Nolan G. Nnckolls and Mrs William H. Cason. both oJ Memphis, pave i musical program at day's meeting. Each sang and then teamed for a c her. Mrs. C. M. Smart accompanied them at the piano. Charley White ot Memphis was guest at the mce'- i»S. . Dorljror lead to Gianls one game lived wilh her daughter. Accompanying the botly Irom Petersburg Ind,, are Mrs. Borum; Mrs. j Greene's sisters. Mrs. Mae Glezen of Jasper and Mrs. Kthrl I.aFnllctle of Ireland. Intl.. Mrs. Wilt Flsh'r and Mrs. Arthur Ilcnshaw of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Klhcl Swink o[ Fort Wayne. Mrs. Greene was a Presbyterian and uas active in church affairs. Pnlibcsrcr' will be Louis Wilson. Spin Norrls, R B. stout, Henry Humphries. Dill Pollard. Vein M.'l- cr. John Caudill and John Lcnti. Burial will te In Maple Grove Cemetery wilh Cobb Funeral Home in charge. New York Cotton Soybeans Oct Dcr Mar M ily Jul Open Hi eh Low Close 3675 3763 3660 3758lK O v 3655 3735 3543 3725 '• Ian 36i" '.129 3634 3719:.Mar y 1'28 363=. 1710 May 3509 3675 3MO 36S5 .Julv Senote Refutes Corporation Tax Hike for All of '51 WASHINGTON, sept. 26 (AP>— The Senate today voted down. 54 to 33. a proposal to make corporations nay higher taxes on all ol theii 1951 income The vote sustained the finance committee In fixing April ] as the effective date for higher corporation income levies in the Senate's i.>.50fi.oOO,OCO tax bill, senator Lehman (D-Llb-NYi had sought to mnkc the Increase retroactive to last JiD I as in the Haute measure Lehman estimated the April I date would save corporations S.iftO.OrtO.OOO ;n the first year's opcratioiH under the new tax schedule. this afternoon to turns, providing in by that time. Approval of the 40-mlll rate In 'he ulythevillc District means that the anticipated shortage at the end ol the current school year will be $5.033 as compared lo 533.057 had the 30-mlll rate been continued. Failure Jackson Enters Mayoralty Race Former Mayor Seeks To Regain Posr in November Election Former mayor E. H. Jackson to- -- ^-. i »«,*, ^, day announced that he will be a lo adopt on Increased rate results I candidate to regain that office in in continuance of the old rale. | the Municipal election here Nov. 6 Blytheville school officials believe the {5,033 shortage can be absorbed Other school districts in Mississippi County and throughout the state I faced similar situations due to cuts! In announcing his candidacy. Mr. Jackson said: "After much thousht and consideration. I have yielded to the •> •*"•- LV. mi,-, i washes cf my many tricnds irom all in state aid which were not restored walks ol life bolii white and col by the General Assembly despite a | ored—to enter the race tor nrivor special session earlier this year. j of our city. AS you know, i have No rale increases were sought in -wvcd before in this capacitv and two districts - Mississippi County ! would oe si ad to do so a^ain " School District .Stillman) and Dyoss Mr. Jackson served as' mavcr Dlsuicl. j from ]yi2 tn ]9M membS in" ^^^^ \ ^^^^"^ 51 —' ^y^rm^HS [fays i ni^^i^tioT ^ ^in' 3s^^^r^fes*-^« seek re-election. Both wo.c >,nop-! ,„" !-• u - , tha " ™ '< i lilod.s were graveled. This was paid lor without borrowing monev or Hew York Stocks H|jOsceo/a Shooting Probe Starts aie a 101 01 co-operative deals . I k.i rx ^« r; 1 ?^ ^ e ™j^.!:.' ot ,™A i ""!i N - °- Cotton and the city provides tabor for street paving; this cost usually Is jSI to the property owner and 41 I lo the city) . . . and the city should Oct. Dec Mar —_, , , , , „,,„ if i ic *.u,y &IIULHU Mar prepared to pay tt.s share of the " M L Se« CITIZENS SPEAK on 5 j Jul 3666 3650 3649 3649 35% HiRh Low Cla-e 3753 3662 3750 3133 3633 3726 3726 3640 3719 3725 3636 372(1 3676 3587 3664 ^ Sheriff William Bcrryman said' tills rnornmg that the Jala] shooting of a N'csro r.oman by two po-1 liccinen in Osreoia Monday nisht wa.s "bchiB uiven a thorough in. : hope I -viH about it In Thr: flirr <|m'sl:on u-; A:? invest!aalion of the .vhoo'.im: ! 4S. wnr-, sh by the »heri!l and his deputies got 5 |^i j. c under nay Kilerday afternoon and! Wiley O was to be continued today, Mr. said 'he Brrryman said. ] tra , t vi Hu only other comment was "Ijtwoo.'.'k Pi and officer -. :J' attacked Marshal Pendcr- !h an •:••? pick uhr-n the ?™ iO,.V(U to arreit her. A I av.d T Arr.rr Tobacco Anaconda Copper ! Bcth Steel Cor;,-Cola "".'.' firn Kirclnc Orn Motors Sot on; Vacuum Stiirlrbakcr of N J Tfxns Covp ( Sa.t. I'ac, posr-d Elected by \Vrilcr-ln Voles i There were no candidates in the! BurdctU- District, and V. R. Dixon ' was elected to a five-year term in! the basis of 23 write-in voles ! School board candidates <all tin-' opposed i elected in other Missii=sipnl i C-ounty districts, alone wilh the ir •' terms, follow: Uachville. Herald n. liav, five years: Dell. A. C. Smith five'vcar.s: : jiixora. [i. c. Laiigston. five years: Ciosnell. Andy Bevill. one vcar. and J. C. Bright, five years: Wilson. J E ; Crain. five years, and R E L Wit- ' JOli III. two years: Armorel K. L. I Hale, five years: Shawncc. Aaron i titling, live years: Dycs=. Sidnrv; Sec ELECTION' on I'asr 7 i floating bunds. "The properties of the B!ylht\ iile Army Air Ku'ld. j lii^ to mere than 2G.) a;r. decried to the city. M .ny ; 'n" lij .How They Voted— 151 1-2 IK in 54 -1-8 72 i-a 105 :)-4 6] 1-4 51 5-8 !>isl. 71 1-4 Osceola 19 t-4 Hl.Vvillc M 1-4 Gosnclt 71 3-4 Armoicl M 3-S Doll . 2:! 5-8 VViison . -t l-2:Uinclclte 67 1.8 lAiJij. » 3-<.nrinklev 55 l-aiManlla' 43 !-S i ., x<1 ^ ' 65 1-2 i ' ' utilitj bill-- and voiir 'i:,- ; ... r\ le c ratc.s ucrr du-iv;'. 1 ;ci ; i)L:; ; L] l with tlie creation ,.>: Firr '-l iion .N'o.' 2 "li I -Iritilrt ui- o:;', :ei: 1 uelieie our lire in,,iir. nil- i.itcs could r,c lurtiii-r rrtliu-ca n..'ho;it aridity to Ihe trot c! the city uri> bill ov >;n.ill jrew ol 'ull nine i that department work ,vi(h the t>:hcr \v- . , d(Il " s flrcim ' n " T V " Hl in :or the ij' oi imr 10 . 20 . 14 I i 40 - 40 15 40 50 i ;1 ,TS I have ill the p:«.st. lnr:o- by cie.uip.i pc.u-c- ami h.mnony m the suveminent of our city. ''The sewer rxU'ii.sion that .\ou have heard so much about in the l>.ru" would bo left up to the people. Ry iha: 1 iiH>a;i thai ;OLI uouhl have a chatur to vute on any major outlay of money expended "If 1 siMtild be elected to serve vo-l as mayor of Blytheville 1 would endeavor to give you the kind of cit.v sovcrnmcnt that iou na:ii and cesme.'

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