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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS *I'HR nnUTM A W MMUMIgt^ * *»••• AM u ,«.•_ - ... ^^^^^ VOL. XLV—NO. 148 BlTtherUl* Dalljr N# Blythcville Courier BlytheviU. Herald Valley Acheson Says Soviet Satellites Will Face Charges Before U.N. various persona. WASHINGTON, Sept. 14.' (AI 3 ) — Secretary of State Acheson announced today that So viet-dominated Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania will be Aargeci in the United Nations IrBneral assembly with violations of human rights. The Secretary emphatically renewed at his news conference the long-standing British-American charges of "callous disregard" of the human rights clauses in the peace trenties with tlie iron curtain nations. He said the three Soviet satellites have just turned clown a proposal by the United States that they name commissions ,as provided in the peace treaties, to take up the dispute over charges thai they have repeatedly violated the agreements. These call for fail trials and freedoms. Bulgaria. Hungary, and Romania Acheson said in a statement which he read, "continue to insist thai they have not violated the human rights clauses of the treaties but they are unwilling to apply the Procedures specifically provided in the treaties for just such cases ol disputes over whether or not violations have taken place." "In view of this government they wjjsve compounded their earlier vio- Bptions by this subsequent rfttusal "fo carry out the procedures (sf the settlement of disputes, obligations which they specifically assumed in 'he peace treaties themselves.' Faith Questioned "The attitude shown by these three government's in their recent notes, as in their earlier notes replying to the charges made against them, calls into question their good faith in signing the treaties and provides further illustration of fneir callous disregard of clear in. terr.ational obligations." Mihbly last lipril for'mail.v' "cfftie'd attention of Bulgaria and Hungary '; to th eir - 6bl iga tlon s. The I ssit e is ;on the.agenda for the new session if the assembly, opening next Tuesday, and Acheson noted that Australia has proposed the case of Romania also be discussed "The assembly will have before H the full record of the disputes and will be able to jud E - for itself further action to take." he said Replying to a question. Acheson ?h T, ?. "' S ' ' 5 ready now to 1<* the United Nations deal with the whole dispute since this government IT The .r 1 - 3 - ""d Britain, acting •Wong identical lines, have been rymg for some two years to get the satellite countries to agree to act on the treaty violation char<ir.s but without avail. Soviet Russia has backed them, contending tie trials of churchmen and jailinir of political foes of the communists wa.s an "internal affair" Ri'ssla refused to take part In an invcsf-ication by the American British and Soviet ambassadors on "•- scene, as provided for in the Washout Delays Frisco Service Normal Schedules Await Rebuilding of Bridge in Missouri Passenger train service over th Frisco through Blytheville was lim ited again today to one train each way while repair crews were re placing a 75-foot bridge span nea Seventysix Missouri, north of Cape Girardeau, where three members o a freight train crew lost their live early Tuesday. Water from torrential rains ha. weakened the span and the iocomo cars toppled Intc was necessary tc tl>e treat legionnaires Discussion »0f Hosmta! Plnns Members of Dud Cason Post 24 o, the American Legion last night jgpcussed the projwscd county Iios- •Wjitnl bond issue to be decided at a special election Oct. u Os?ar Fcndler explained the pro- pc.vrr] bond Issue at the Legion's weekly meeting in the Legion Hut No action was taken by the Legion A'so discussed was the post's current membership campaign drive The posi's quota is a membership of 1.200 by Nov. n. Weofher Arkansas fnrcrasl: Partly cloudy and cool this afternoon and to"iRht: Thursday partly cloudy and warmer with widely scattered showers northwest portion. Missouri forecast: occasional rai 'onight and Thursday and west north thus afternoon: slowly g temperature lenient and '!"! rst ! il J" 1<w t"nlght 50-55; high •linrsdny 60-65. •"minium this morning-si, a'axlnium yesterday—79. sunset today—6:09. 5j"irlse tomorrow—5:43. r,.,!! 0 "?."^ 11011 24 horns to 7 a tive and seven the stream. It move the locomotive L-fore work men could start repairs and th swift current yesterday .delayed ef forts to move the engine and re cover the bodies of the three vie tims. They were: Qitinton G. Briggs, 61 the engineer; John E. Faulkner, 52 fireman, and William N. Nunn, 63 brakcman. They all were resident: of Cliaffce, Mo. Mall Schedules Disrupted The accident delayed movemen of mail into Blytheville from both the north and the south since only one train each way was operate! yesterday and this was possible only by tin .Ing the early northbound passenger train between Memphis and St. Louis back the scene of the accident. Mail was moved by truck from both the north and southbound trains before they stark 1 the return trips. Mail from the north which was scheduled to have arrived in Blytheville yesterday morning did not reach here until midnight last night. W. S. Johnston, general agent for the Frisco here, said today that the northbound passenger train No 808. would turn back today arid the northbound mail should >round 4 p.ni ' - reach .M-''S"t Move* Tlirout.s Springfield •'In St. LoHis, -Frisco officials expressed hope that regular schedules may be resumed by tomorrow Freight from St. Louis and north of St. Louis is betnir re-routed over the Frisco Lines to Springfield Mo and into Arkansas by the way of Jonesboro. "Ail freight is moving" Mr. Johnston said, "but it Is running about 24 hours behind normal schedules." R. S. Stevens, postmaster, said that the lobby of the post office was closed from 11 p.m. yesterday until B a.m. today since no mall could be received or sent out and that the same schedule probably would be observed tonight. Denfon, Mo. f Man Killed 'n Accident CARUTHERSV1LLE, Sept 14 — Ben McBride. of Denton. Mo was killed instantly after being hit by an automobile on Hoilte J, about five miles west of Steele last night around 9 o'clock. A coroner's jury returned a verdict of death by unavoidable accident, a little more than an hour after the accident occurred A. L. Lcmonds. of Kennett, Mo was reported as driver of the car which struck Mr. McBride He said le was blinded by the lights of an ippro.iclimj car and <liri not see Mr. McBride, who was walking ilong the side of the highway until alter he had hit him. Pemiscot County Coroner James Osborne attributed death to a broken neck and other Injuries. Tlie iccidcnt occurred near Boss Stamford s store. Soybe risin Total S i nc( j Jall ,_ 3887 Normal mean for Sept.-74 2 This Date Last Year .Minimum this morning-63 Maximum yesterday— 81 ' ' Precipitation Jan. 1 to this date Mew York Cotton Closing quotations: Oct. Dee. May *»* High Low Close , 2M? 29*) , S973 am 2911 2855 2»oi »74 ' * • ••«,»••»*> ans CHICAGO, Sept. 14-M>,-Qrain quotations: High Low Close Nov 227\ 2 224-'-i 226 Dcc 228'! 225'i m Mar 22g ij 2251; 227 M; >y 225!i 223K 225 DOMINANT KEW8PAMR QT MOaTHEAST AMAKSAJ AKD •OUTHKAgT BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1949 Hit-Run Driver Blamed for Death Near State Line Victim it Brought To Hospital Here; Brother is Located John Klncade, 50, died In Walls Hospital about 9 a. m. today more than three hours after hfs mangled body had been found by the side or u. S. Highway 61 near the . Mate Line. victim, sometimes known as Jack, is believed to have been hit uj' a car. Officers were continue- mg their Investigation and reported finding skid marks near the place where the injured man was found. Kldcade was brought to the hospital here in a Holt Funeral Home ambulance. He was found about * : 45 a. m. His pelvis had been Broken and he also suffered Internal and leg injuries. A brother, Marshall Klncade, was located in Memphis and was e.x- pected to make funeral arrangements later today. The body is at the Holt Funeral Home. A truck driver reported to officials at the State Revenue Department's truck welshing station at the State Line that he found the oody by the side of the highway and police were called. Alvln Lane and Bert Ross of the Blytheville Police Department assisted" in the investigation. Klncade had been making ..„ home temporarily in Blytheville and was reported to have stopped at a filling station at the State Line a short time before tlie accident. He was last seen on the highway and apparently was trying to hitch-hike aride. South Mr. Scout Leaders In S. Missco Plan Roll Call South Mississippi County Boy icoul committeemen and district officers will make plans for the annual roll call at a meeting in Osceola tomorrow night. " •The .meeting will be conducted at the High School auditorium at 7:30 p.m.. according to Harold Ohlendorf, district chairman for the Mississippi Countv district. Ohlendorf said that Bob Ltndrmist of Memphis, deputy regional director, and Oral E. Smith, scout executive for the Eastern Arkansas Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, would be on hand to assist with the plans The roll call, conducted annually on a national scale, is said to be one of the major activities of scouting work and deals with In- -.pcctton of all scouting units. The troop inspection is scheduled for late September. The district leaders will also out- .ine plans for an annual meeting :omnrrow night. The meeting will ie for Scouting leaders and wives, but a date has not been set. The Rev. H. J. Couchman, chalr- uan of the advancement committee, is expected to report on recent advancements and future advancement encouraging events. Other committee reports will be marie, including the report on finance by chairman Louis George Scout leaders in North Mississippi ounty last, week worked out simi- ar plans, and announced plans for more advancement activities In- cl'ide boards of review and courts of honor. New~York Stocks TWELVE PAGES Chemical Weed, Grass Killer Demonstrated By Harry A. HallM (Courier News Staff Writer) . Approximately 150 people including farmers and others interested m the growth and cultivation of cotton were on hand at the Godfrey L. White farms in South Mississippi County yesterday to attend a field demonstration of No-Ho ' Many came from as far as Miss-j issippi and several other states were represented at the demonstration, conducted by Mr. White and Noah Peek, ol the University of Arkansas. Mr. Peek., has been conducting tests with Mr. White on the latter's farm 'since early summer. One of the most slgnlfican and Impressive points in favor of the weed and grass killer was made when It was disclosed that some of Mr. White's cotton had been kept free of weeds and grass by use of the chemical exclusively Weather a Factor It was pointed out however, that weather and growing conditions can alter the effectiveness of No-Ho. All of the cotton on Mr. White's farm was sprayed with the chemical at least once. The cost of three applications (generally considered enough during one growing season) can be set at approximately 47.20 per acre for the chemical compound alone. Tlie chemical sold for 30 cents per gallon this year. Prom five to ten gallons per acre are necessary for each application. The rig required for applying the chemical compound currently sells for J300. but officials of the Dixie Land Equipment of Shelby. Miss., predict the price on the deluxe model will fall to around $250 In the near future. Although tests have proven that the application definitely has a future, Mr. White admits there « r e several factors which must be taken Into consideration in regard to using th« product. Nred Level Sfwl Bed Foremost among these, he lists the proper preparation of the seed bed. "It's absolutely necessary thnt the seed bed be level. This insures efficiency of the weed killer when the cotton Is young." he stated. Because the rig is tractor mount ed, the second factor to consider would naturally be weather ... an unusually net year like 1949 tend to reduce chances for getting the desired effect, naln itself does no reduce the effectiveness of the chemical and Mr. White has ob tained good results when applying it during rains. Some 71 machines over Arkansa. Missouri, Mississippi and Louisiana applied the weed killer to a total of about 1,500 acres during the pas year. Biggest trouble experienced bj users of the process during the past year apparently lay In the mechanism of the spraying rig. However, It was pointed out that the improved model of the rig has Se« CHEMICAL on Pa»e K SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Storm Clouds Over Steel Negotiations Alfalfa Growers Hold Six-County Conference Seventy-five farmers from six Eastern Arkansas counties met at tlie Court House In Osceola last night to discuss with live University of Arkansas agricultural experts, their problems of allalfa production Aldermen Delay New Attempt Is Made Today To Settle Mo-Pac Rail Strike ST. LOUIS, Sept. 14-W-Man- brotherhoods and the Wabash Rall- agement and union representatives planned a new attempt today to settle strike claims that brought about the Missouri Pacific railroad strike. • A decision to resume negotiations was announced yesterday after a two-hour session between egiht men from the four brotherhoods Involved and four company officials The talks today are set. for 1 p.m. (C3T). , ,(,,-„ <:,V • There are 282 iluion claims ;•»- gainst the company. Most of them are differences of opinion between the company and unions on operating rules. They involve an estimated 13,000.000. If the two sides could reach an agreement on at least a majority of the claims, the men might go back to work. That happened in a similar situation between the same road last March. Then with the men back at work the rest of the claims would be taken up by the negotiators. Five thousand engineers, firemen, conductors and trainmen are or! strike. Another 20,000 Missouri Pacific employes were laid off last Friday, start of the strike. Several hundred .industries, dependent on the railroad In 10 states for supplies and ""movVmeht of finished products, face layoffs in the next few days it .at settlement Isn't reached. Reports from industries of hardship because of the walkout were numerous. Representatives of the poultry industry said 5,000,000 broilers are on feed near Batesville, Ark., requiring 15 carloads of feed dally. Some of the needs were being met by long distance truck hauling. AT&T Amcr Tobacco ." " Anaconda Copper ieth Steel Chrysler 7oca Cola .." [ 3en Blcctrlc >en .Motcrs ....'.'.'.'.'.'.'. .fontgomery Ward f Y Central '.'.... nt Harvester Vatlon.il Distillers iepnbllc Steel Radio '.....'.'.'. aocony vacuum itudebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp ....'.'.'.'.'.'.'. C Pennew Co. > S steel cars Roebuck Southern Pacific City Adopts $792,450 Budget; $233,790 Income Anticipated The City Council last night adopt-*, ed an operating budget for the remainder of this fiscal year calling for anticipated revenues of $233.790, estimated expenditures of *192,45< and a resulting net revenue of $33,- 143 3-8 72 5-8 28 28 7-8 53 3-8 160 38 63 5-8 53 1-2 10 5-8 28 1-8 20 3-4 20 3-4 12 1-4 17 1-8 22 3-4 71 1-8 GO 1-2 54 1-8 41 3-4 40 3-8 First Entry in 7949 Cotton Bag Clothing Contest is Announced thing from Cotton Bags Contest" has been received and a drive for additional entries In the annual even 1 Is being pressed, It was announced today by Harry Levitch, chairman of the contest. Miss Peggy Gill of Dc' 1 was the first to enter this event, held annually In conjunction wltr the National Cotton Picking Contest. The nature of her entry was not known, Mr. Levitch said, because none of the entries are < -ened until this can be done In the presence of judges or other witnesses. Deadline for entries In this contest is Sept. 19, Mr. Levitch said Entries must be in the mall by this date, he said. total of 5250 In cash prizes be awarded winners of this contest, !n which articles of clo- tnmt oottoo ttow. "" d TllC5( . sacta "« submitted. gnmen( ^ mig . ]g summer dresses to play suits, will be exhibited at the Northeast Arkansas District Fair here Sept. 20-25. Winning entries will be among the Items of apparel modeled by Blytheville girls during the Cotton Bags Fashion Show scheduled for the afternoon of Oct. 7, the second day of the 19<9 National Cotton Picking Contest program. The clothing contest Is sponsored by the Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce, which also sponsors the National Cotton Picking Con- Mr. Levitch saw contest information and entry blanks may be obtained from him at Drelfus Jewelry Co. here or by writing Clothing from Cotton Bags Cont«t, Box 707, Actual difference between estimated revenues and expenditures Is $41,340 but from Ihk bond and noti requirements totaling $7500 wen. deducted to arrive at the anticipated net revenue. Tlie budget was prepared by Joe B. Evans, city auditor. Mr. Evans explained to the council that funds for the street program now under way are not listed among the anticipated expenditures because capital improvements are not estimated in an operating budget. This budget covers the fiscal year that began April 1 and which ends M°rch 31, 19=0 The three largest sources of estimated revenue are expected to bring in more than JW.OOO each. Topping the list of estimated Income is $45,000 In tax refunds from the state. Tax Levy to Fronde M3,««* Next to state turnback, county millage Is expected to be the second largest source of revenue. An estimated $43.000 is expected from this source.. Third In size will be city police and county fines, expected to bring in $41,000. Privilege license fees are expected to account for $36.000 in revenue with garbaee fee payments estimated at $28,000. Parking meters arc expected to gross the city $22,000, according to the budget. At present, half of the parking meter ^revenues are being used to make monthly payment* on •rhe meters. The final payment U scheduled to be m:*ie next Jure. Sale of city vehicle licenses will irlng an estimated $12,000. Another $3,000 is expected to accrue from building permit fees paid the city engineer. Other| estimated revenues Include County Walker the following: Mississippi Fair Association (rent on =>ark fairgrounds), »1,000; race track 'breakage" (turnback of odd centa 'rom belting), »1,000; Blytheville 'Y" rent, $900; miscellaneous, $300' civil lawsuit court costs, $250; Arkansas Revenue Department office rent, S240; dog license sales. $100. S«»,0*» for Street lleptln Largest expenditure listed on the budget Is feo.300 expected to be spent for street Department wcrk, •«ccrx MOMa«i 100 to Attend Banauet for TB Executive Approximately 100 arc expected to at 7:30 tonight, where Dr. R. D attend a banquet at the Hotel Noble Thompson, president of the National Tuberculosis Association will be the principal speaker. Dr. Thompson, medical director and superintendent of the La Vina Tuberculosis Sanatorium at Pasadena. Calif., has been in tuberculosis control work since 1916, and was scheduled to arrive in Memphis this morning. He will return to Memphis tomorrow, to attend the Southern Tuberculosis Association conference. Dr. F. B. Utley, president of the Mississippi County Medical Association, and County Judge Roland Green, will speak briefly tonight in welcoming (he speaker Hays Sullivan, president of the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association, sponsors of the tuberculosis worker's appearance here, will preside. Prior to Dr. Thompson's address, Mrs. C. O. Redman, executive secretary for the county group, will discuss the county's program. Harry Fritzlus and the High School Trio—Misses Mary Jo Eaton, Mary Margaret Auten. and Vivian Taylor—will be accompanied by Mrs. John Caudill In specialty numbers preceding the main address. The invocation will be given by Dr. Alfred Vise, Rabbi for the Temple Israel. Mr. and Mrs. Morrell DeRcign of Caruthcrsville will be special guests tonight. Mrs. DcRclgri is president of the Missouri Tuberculosis Association. IUIUUII rcUaiHlN W»«l M VII 1 WMVIIwl J Earlier Ordinances To Be Consolidated Into Single Measure A proposed ordinance which would consolidate provisions of 11 earlier ordinances passed over tiie last quarter of a century to regulate activities of peddlers was presented to the City Council last night but was tabled until the Oc- toljor session to give nldcrmcn time to study It. City Attorney Percy A. Wright said In Introducing the proposed ordinance that among the 11 earlle- ordinances were two which reversed thems elves. One. he pointed out, wiped out all the previous ordinances by proclaiming peddling to be a nuisance and prohibiting such activity The other, passed still later, reversed this and approved peddling, if n- To License Peddlers The proposed ordinance sets up licensing requirements for "itinerant merchants and solicitors." Applicants for such licenses would be required to past «00 penal bonds through surety. companies, by cash or through two responsible property owners. Among the provisions under which J,he peddlers could operate would be a "money-back guarantee" clause, requiring refunds to purchasers if the product was in any way misrepresented. Fees would be J5 for one day, $30 for a week and $1CO for a month's peddling. New licenses would be required after the original period elapsed. This ordinance would not apply to sales to dealers by "commercial travelers" (traveling salc.srmm) Mr Wright said. Nor docs It apply to a person selling hLs own produce or mew, su]>erv!sor of Arkansas figr stations. The pnr)>ose to discuss way stands In En.s the control of ] stands. Kvcry counlj night reported were almost grass this yea spring rainfall farmers agreed worst year In production. 1919 Wor Clay Aycrs. County planter, he had been h the past 50 yea crop was the member. Howei the failure this Agricultural Dr. Bartholome the growers at were: Dr. E. pathologist of Arkansas, Wllil university's e staff, who for been carrying incuts In South and County Ag of Osceola anc Blythcville. Mr. White exp his alfalfa cxpei explained that 1 lost to grass ai Mr. White s July Id of last with the Alfnlfr Mississippi Con After suitable 1 tests was locate last fall and mo sprh-f, Mr. Will excessive spring search project most of the crn Fertilizer Mr. White to part of his proj properly, he explained. «r studies lo s Library Board Reappnlnlrd The council last night adopted a resolution setting up a five-man txxir of trustees for the new library here. It called for naming five of the persons who have been serving for many years as a hoard In charge of supervising operations of the old library. They will continue to serve without pay. Tlie five board members nre Mrs. 3.W. Affllck, Mrs. Hcrmon Carlton, Harry W. Halncs, Oscar Fcndler and LJ.K. Olds. The aldermen also adopted a reso- ution approving application hv the Blytheville Housing Authority 'for a &35.000 federal survey to determine :hc need for some 150 low-cost housing units here. This survey If approved by the federal housing authorities, will be •>ald for from government funds. The 150 units in question are In addition to the 80 planner! for the "Chickasaw Courts" project Just east of South Highway 61. To KcKUlate strip LI E hl» In other action, the City Council — Was told by Mayor Doyle Henderson that a tralllc signal repairmen was expected In Blylhevllle soon la nstall new control boxes and ad- ust regulation of the stop lights. low working In an erratic manner that has broiieht several complaints See ALDERMEN Paje 12 could lie obtalne if farmers can of stands, whlcl- lem In this so through fertlll?.] He said that n elles from all t were sown on It County research operation with Agriculture. Tlie purpose ol yields and (o f| slstent to diseaj Dr. Crawley group that the trouble In alfall alfalfa diseases most serious dis States Is bacter disease Is preva Tlie other two fusarium wilt ai said. Grass Is , Dr. Crawley considered, howe cases are secom as alfalfa proble However, he pr University Is st program In hope alfalfa variety t Dr. Crnwlev j falo and Flangcr ready been deve See ALFAI.F Generous Citizen Gives Anonymously to B. H. S -+ln this area. Alfalfa growers and rtehydralors from Phillips. Cross, Polnsott, Ixc. Crlllcmten nnd Mtsslssip 1 County attending the meeting which was presided over by Chnrles Lowrance of Drive and Dr. 11. P. Barlliolo- ic meeting was better alfalfa Arkansas and y represented last that alfalfa crops completely last to .r due to excc;|;lve nnd most of the his 1949 Diild re- led that experts other than M. Crawley, plant the University of run White, of the experiment station the past year has on alfalfa experl- Kclth Bllbrey of started his project year In cooperation Committee of the County Farm Bureau, md for the alfalfa d seeds were sown •e were planted this te said, but rtite to rainfall this re- wns delayed and see If better yields nd nnd to determine c an gel longer survival IK n major prob- lon of the state, parts of the world 1e South Mississippi nn one that is re- 5es of this area. explained to the I re are only three 'a production. The that are causing ease in the United 'lal wilt, and this Major Factor and tiie gro a breeding PITTSBURGH, Sept. 14.— (AP)—Storm cloud* hovered over the coming ateel contract negotiations today even before a time and place was decided upon f or the new sessions. Reluctance of some steel companies to approve in advance the presidential board'* • proposal that they pay for in- jtirance and pension programs was interpreted in some quarters ns holding a new slril.a ihreat. A spokesman for the CIO United Stcclworkers said that union president Philip Murray's statement he Is ready to resume negotiations for a contract based on the board's report meant that he will strike any companies which failed to agree to pay nil Insurance and pension costs. Tho U.S. Steel Corporation and three other large producers agreed to President Truman's request for an 11-day extension of the strike tntcc expiring last midnight. All said they are ready to talk contruct again but none wholeheartedly endorsed the board's recommendation for a 10-ccnt package covering company-financed Insurance and pensions. At least two company officials said workers ought to share the costs of such programs. 'Hie union said It had received no word as yet from U.S. Steel, the industry leader, on when it will resume contract talks. Tho union accepted the board's recommendations without reservations. That meant giving up Its drive for a fourth postwar round of wage Increases In 1049. The union said the board's suggested 10-ccnt Increase In the form of company- financed Insurance and pension programs was good enough. Republic steel Co.; Jones and Laughlln steel Corp., and Inland Steel Co., Joined U.S. Steel in announcing willingness to renew negotiations. Other firms were expected to follow suit. A US. Steel.sixjkesman, Mrtl" Wfak''*pllngJJ|> endntlSM as a basis for!.* contract, replied: "I wouldn't think o." ' • ...'.- ./ •Induilry May Scrap That led to speculation that th« corporation, the Industry's bellwether, might be planning to fight the suggestion It pick up the check on pension nnd Insurance costs. Last July U.S. stcel- nlcs—refused to ,nd other compa- bargaln on pen- slons, denied a wage increase and offered an Insurance plan which called for workers and employer to share the costs 50-50. The reply of president Clarence B. Randall of Inland Steel also indicated the union would not have- clear sailing when contract sessions begin again. He said Inland would review its present pension program! and added: "We are prepared to make changes and to bear a substantial part of Ihe cost but we think the worker who is benefited also should share the cost." Republic steel also said It felt workers .should help pay for pensions and Insurance. Decorations to We/come District Fair Yititon Wecome banners and bunting Heralding the opening of the 1049 Northeast Arkansas District Pair were being posted on Blytheville business buildings today. In addition to the •rsslness buildings, the decorations also have been placed on the City Hall. Similar decorations will he mounted on street light potts »nd banners x hung across ntcrsectlons. business district The fair will open next Tuesday •od innHam through aepC at. An anonymous gift -;f S3.000 has been presented to the Blythcville High School Band by a Blytheville citizen for the purchase of Instruments and uniforms for band members, It was announced yesterday by W. B. Nicholson at the high school Parent Teachers Association meeting In the high school auditorium. Mr. Nicholson urged all parents and teachers to go to the polls Sept. 27 and vote for Ihe 30 mill lax necessary for building of a new high school. Mrs. Buford Young, president, Introduced the executive board to the group with new faculty members being Introduced by Miss Rosa Hardy and W. D. Tommcy. Tlie pledge system which has been used to raise money for the PTA has been abolished. This semester a high school PTA cook book will be printed and sold. The magnzlne Shields Edwards, chairman, announced Mrs. that the high Mhool PTA has earned admission Into the 80 clut- by having sold 63 subscriptions to the National Parent Teachers Magazine. W. O. Tonuzxr, prtacieaJ, \ that the student council was. as a money-raising project, selling National publications of which the school would receive 50%. Mrs Herbert Swearengcn, publicity chairman, announced that PTA posters, made by Harry Frltzlus, Jr were on display In three stores. Mrs. Harmon Taylor announced that through the co-operation of the American Legion and D.iy Amusement Co., the Friday night PTA dances would be free. Mrs. George Ingram gave the devotional with the president's message being given by Mrs. L. E Baker. Mrs. W. B. Mayo, membership chairman, announced that a is prize will be given to each room attaining a 100 percent membership. White name plates for all mothers and teachers with green ones for fi__ and new faculty members were presented to the group by Mrs. Rupert Crafton and Mrs. R. L. Dedman. Following dismissal a social hour was held In the home economics ..... cottage where refreshments were May •ervtd. i jujj With the exception of for frerliman mothers Mexican is Held As Suspect in Dell Burglaries A 59-year-old Mexican farm laborer Grcforle Vasquez Perez, is being held in the county Jail here for questioning in connection with a series of burglaries of tenant homes on the B.S. Simmons farm at Dell. According to Deputy Sheriff Holland Alken, who Investigated the burglaries, Perez was arrested yesterday and led officers to a. soybean field near Dell where a portion of the loot taken from homes of two Mexicans at Dell was hidden. Deputy Alken said that the loot recovered consisted of {52 in cash, three watches, four rings, a .32 caliber pistol and holster, a cigarette lighter and other smaller articles. He expressed doubt that this was all of the loot as $118 in cash was reported taken. All of thn burglaries occurred lately, Deputy Alken said. Missouri, Tennessee Bridge Committees in Informal Session TIPTOXVILLE, Tcnn., Sept. H. M'l—The Tennessee anil Missouri committees formed to plan an Intcrslate bridge Kross the Mississippi river between Caruthersville, .Mo., and Dyer County, Tenn., met together Informally today. The purpose of the meeting via to let members get acquainted. Leaders said a formal session would be held later. The committees were created bj action of the Tennessee and Missouri legislatures. N. O. Cotton Closing quotations: High Low Close <* 3000 2994 2D99 3eo 798S 2977 2980 Men 2980 2970 2973 2970 2961 3S04 29S3 2MI

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