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^THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1949 Navy Has Probe Into'Memo'Deal Worth Credits Martin With Feeding Him Symington Rumor By Daarlu B. Carnrll . WASHINGTON, Sept, 22— tf,— Cedric Worth testified yesterday that he thinks plane maker Glenn L. Martin ted him the rumor lhat Secretary of Air Symington would quit »nd head » .big aircraft company merger. The suspended Navy officials said «lso that Martin "In a sense" asked him for the once-anonymous memo »'h!ch sparked a congression- »1 investigation of the Air Force's B-36 bomber. The psp« hinted at fraud »nd political favoritism In the development or the atom bomb « ier. orth rm«li it BLYTHEVTLLB (ARK.) COUBIER NEWS Newspaper Reports Rate yt Birth* on increase PRAGUE (AP)-The newspaper •Svobodn* slovo iPree Word)" reports that the Czechoslovak birth •ate Is Increasing steadily since the war »nd straining .school facilities. • It reports that Prague's total of :hlldren of school age has Increas- :d to 50,000. required double shifts In numerous elementary schools. 'Svotxxine Slovo" predicts that In 19S3, end of the present national five-year plan, the capital wil! hnve 78,000 school children. It calls the rising birth rate "another proof of better living standard In our country." NASH TO G^OrTDISPLAY-Sho™ abohuM Nas'VTiew Ahfyte , fs The ,>ew car will go on d.splay at the shelton Motor Company. 215 South Second Street. tomorrow/As sho" by the picture, the new car will feature aerodynamic styling. >rth said Martin wanted the »tion for Senator Tyflings (D-Md). chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee Martin has denied lhat he instigated the paper or furnished material for It. The House Armed Services Com mittee held hearing* and said could uncover no trace of conup tion. Worth testified yeslerda before a Navy court of inquiry. The court is trying to find out whether anyone else in the Navy helped prepare the memo. Predicts Vindication From Navy Capt. John G. Commelin, the court got a prediction that Worth eventually -"will be vindicated in the eyes of the American people." Crommelin supplied a sensation of his o\vn ten days aso with » charge that Air Force and Army generals are running the Navy's fighting power. Worth, under suspension as special assistant to Navy Undersecretary Dan Kimball, gave his version of a meeting last April in Martin's Baltimore office. Tt had different touches from the accounts previously give by Martin, Navy Commander Thomas E. Davies and Harold Mosier. Washington attorney for the "" " - Aircraft company. Worth testified that many of the points that- later appeared in his memo were covered in the dis- Musslons. He said some were ru- ^fciors tliat he heard for the first time from Martin—he thinks. One of these rumors was that Industrialist Floyd Odium was organizing a merger of various aircraft companies and Symington was to resign and run it. Both ( Odlum *nd Symington have denied that they even so much as discussed anything like that. Tydings Mentioned Odium is president of the Atlas Corporation whcih controls Coiuol- Id?t"rt-Vultee. maker of the B-36. Worth said that Martin gave him to understand that Tyditigs was concerned about the reports and rumors in the aviation industry. Crommelin said he had nqthing to do with preparation of the memo and knew of no one else who had lent a hand. But he read to the court a brief statement which wound up this way: "However. I wish to reaffirm what I said about the character of Cedric Worth. It is my firm conviction that Cedric Worth was pro- mopted by the highest motives of patriotism and selflessness in whatever action he took to help point out the dangers of the original (A'dlngs Bill. It is also my firm Belief that when this . entire investigation is completed, Cedric, Worth will be vindicated in the eyes of the American people." That statement goes back to one Crommelin gave the press ten days »go complaining that the Navy's attack powers was being "nibbled to death" through inter-service rivalry. The court of inquiry isn't looking Into that at all. Capt.'Sanford Wood, chief examiner, was concerned only with a statement by Crommelin that he, Worth. Cnpt. Leroy Simpler and Lt. Samuel Ingram conferred about May 20. Crommelin said there was a discussion then of giving the Worth memo to the press but it was decided instead to try to get Congress lo hear the Navy's side on the Tydings.Bill. lines are being offered club coupes. Both lines, designed to minimize wind resistance, feature fully- enclosed front fenders, extra large passenger compartments, twin con- Two new in the new Airflyle series—the Statesman and the Ambassador in two and four door sedans and vertible beds and four wheel frlc- lionless coil springs. A single bed In the new car can be made up and utilized while tl car is traveling. Many Firms Have Commercial Exhibits at District Exposition Commercial exhibit, continue to p, ay a , arge ^^ ,„ the . Non , Arkansas District Fair and not only give the. merchant an opportunity to take advantage of the crowds present to disp.ay his merchandise, but also lets the visitor see what BIytheville linns have to otter Erection of the new Women's Ex-# . '._ hlbit Building this summer to house community, art and floral displays permitted space formerly used by these groups to be added to that devoted to commercial exhibits in the main structure. In the center of the Main Exhibit Building this year is an automobile display, representing nearly all the :ar gencies in BIytheville. Cars on display here .Include Chrysler. DeSoto, Packard, Dodge, Buick, Chevrolet, Studebaker. Pontiac and Mercury, Chevrolet. Studebaker and Fork pick-up trucks also ue on display. F;irm Implements Exhibited .Farm implements also form large exhibits on the fairgrounds. In sep-"'ate tents near the Main Exhibit Martin Building are displays of Ford tractors and implements, Gravely garden tractors, and Ferguson tractors •T7 Kids is Too Many; Wife Granted Divorce LOS ANGELAS — l!T\ —Enough Is enough, Mrs. Erncstina Maclas told the judge. In 27 years, she said she had 17 children by Alejandro Marclas— 14 still living. But Maclas. 55, an unemployed gardener, insisted he wauled more children. Cruelty, ruled the judge, giving Mrs. Maclas R divorce. n display In the Main Exhibit Building. In another lent, the BIytheville Motor Co. has set up a display of automotive equipment. Displaying a wide range of articles for farm and home are the commercial exhibits that line the walls o fthe Main Exhibit Building BIytheville firms which have set UP commercial displays In Oils building include Planters Hardware Co.. Builders Supply inc.. The Crafton Co.. Arkansas-Missouri Power Co., B. C. Robinson Lumber Co Moore Brothers Store. Deal's Paint Store, Bis... Heath Co., Charles S Lemons Furniture inc.. Delta Implements Inc.. and city Electric Co. Commercial booths also have been set up by Deering Farms Inc. of Mo., and a representative though incomplete some result. 1 were announced by Mrs. B. A. Bugg general superintendent. They included: Rose Specimen — Mrs. Bonnie Hammond of BIytheville. first; Mrs Lee Stiles, second, and Mrs. Bugg third. Hose Display—Mrs. D. B. Abbott first. Mrs. R. A. Copeland. second, and Mrs. Gene Dickerson, third. Dahlia specimen—Mrs. J. W. Maloney. first and second, and Mrs Iverson Morris, third. Dahlia display—Mrs. J. W. Maloney, first, and second, and Mrs Bugg. third. Dahlia, miniature—Mrs. Ivcrsoi: Morris, first: Mrs, Leonard Smith, second and Mis. \ft stiles, third. Miniature Specimen of Dahlia- Mrs. B. A. Biigg, first. • • "• •.«••*"• " i*t.i.«io ij^cj iliz MO and a i-»>r amMmplemenU. A Farmal! tractor of the Blue Ribbon BiWe 4-H Clothing and Handicraft Award Winners Are Designated Judging In the clothing and handicrafts division of the 4-H Department at the- Northeast Arkansas District Fair .was completed yesterday with more than $40 being distributed in prize money. In ihc best dress division there were two first place entries, awarded blue ribbons and $5 cash prizes They were: Miss Ora Lee Bilbrey of Imboden, and Miss Virginia Pepper of Armorel. Miss Pepper earned a iotal of S12.- 25 for her entries in the 4-H division. The prizes she won included S3 first prize for white cotton «lip; $.75 third prize for pillow cases; *2 first prize for stencilled luncheon set in the handicraft division, V first prize in the sewing box division, and Si.aO second prize 'for an etched aluminum tray. ' Dresses Judged In the dress division the following awards were announced by Mrs. Gertrude B. Holiman, home demonstration agent and general superintendent: School dress — Miss Charlene Pierce of Burdette, *3 second prize; Best dress—Miss Pepper and Miss Bilbrey, first prizes; Wilma Everett of Siiiem, second prize of S3 and Sylvia Dent of Dyess, third prize of $2. Only one winning entry was In the party dress group. That was Miss Shirley Heard of Etowah. winner'of a tl second prize. Cotton slip division—Mi:s Pepper, first Miss Dent, r »2 second rating; ami Miss Heard, S! third rating. Pillow cases—Naomi White of Armnrel, S2 first prize Ruth Eleanor Ashby of BIytheville tl.afl second prize and Miss Pepper, s.75 third prize. Aprons—Ruth Eleanor Ashby. Sl.- 50 first prize, and Lctha Swain, S.1S .-econd and $ 50 third prizes. Handicraft Winners In the Handicraft division for the stencilled articles. Miss Pepper was the only winner. Winners in the sewing box competition were: Miss Pepper, S2 first prize. Miss White. *1 second prize and Bernlce Odom of Armorel $.75 third prize. Miss Pepper also displayed the only winning enlry In the etched aluminum trays. Her entry won a il.50 second place rating. Individual and blue ribbon winners in other division have not been completed. Mrs. Mary Landrum, home demonstration agent from Critlcnden County, was judge of the division Floral Exhibits Judged Judging in the floral department was continued yesterday and al- 25 3 Year Old GARDENIAS Regular $3.50 - $4.00 30" - 36" Plants Our Grand Opening Special BIytheville Nursery Sales Across Iht Street from the Rustic Inn Draughon Student Secures Posrtwi James A. Sorrells, son of Mrs. Lillian Sorrelli of Glen wood, • gradual* of Glenwood High School and Draughon School of Business s t u d e n t, served in the European Theater as a pilot in til* Air Force. Mr. Sorrells is now & field au- dilor , for the Arkansas Revenue Department. Mr. Sotrells it just one of the many Draughon students who lia.s benefited from training »nd the systematic free employment service conducted by Draughon School of Business. He now has permanent employment, and is fully qualified lo fill his position, because he was taught business «s business is actually done by the competent instructors of Draughon School of Business in Little Rock. The Draughon School of Business 13 the only private business college in Arkansas that is fully accredited and approved by the State Department of Education. Now in its 48th year of continuous I operation, the Draughon School 1 is one of the oldest business training schools in the south, with more than 50.MO graduates. Diaughon offers thorough training in all branches of business Included are Shorthand, Typing Bookkeeping, Accounting, Salesmanship, Business Law. Commercial Banking, Radio-Electronics" and other courses. If you desire information regarding business (raining, vou are invited to write DRAUGHON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, Little Rock, Arkansas. There is no obligation whatever on your part. BUCK DAYS OFF On All Peters City Club Shoes For Men & Boys This Oiler Good Friday & Saturday Only! Heuers Shoe Store 421 W. Main MMMM 3549 PAGE SEVEN DOIMT MISS You'll see the Biggest and Best Northeast Arkansas Fair Ever Presented —BIG GRANDSTAND SHOW BILL BENTLEY . . . Clown THE BALLANTINIS . . . Harmonica and Musical Act VJVIAN and PENTO . . . Musical Drums GLEN AND FERN STORM . . . Skating BUCKEYE FOUR . . . Musical and Comedy JOE PAIGE . . . Juggling PAT and WILLA LEVOLO DILLON and PARTLOW . Comedy Ballroom HAMMOND ORGAN . Wire Act Eccentric Dancing and Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8P.M. TROTTING & PACING RACES BEGINNING FRIDAY MANY BIG GRANDSTAND ACTS TRICK SKATING BAR ACTS A Full Week of the Finest Entertainment You'll Ever See AT THE Walker Park Fairgrounds Free Parking on Missouri St. Gate Adm. 20c & 3Qc, tax incl.