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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS DO ItlN ANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST AUK AN BAB AND 6OUTHEA8T MISSOURI VOL. XLIII—No. 106 Blythevllle Dally Newi BiytbevlUe Courier Blythevllle Her»W Mississippi UI,YTliKVll,L10, AKKANSAS, SATUKOAY, July 27, I'.IM. SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Byrnes Leaves For 21-Nation Peace Meeting Secretary of State Gets Big Send-off •.From Nation's Capital WASHINGTON, July 27. (UP) — Secretary of State James P. Byrnes accompanied by top U. S. diplomatic offtcials, left by plane at noon today lo attend the 21-nation Paris |>eacc conference. Elaborate ceremonies siijnlfylin, the importance of Byrnes' missioi heralded his takeoff. President Trumun. Chief Justlo Fred M. Vinson, cabinet member and congressmen accompanle Byrnes lo Ihe airport where th secretary made a brief address. Al the President's direction, government employes assigned to b al their jobs over the weekend wer released nt 11 a.m. to allow thei to attend the ceremonies. The Nav band and a 60-man Army honoi ary guard was on hand for a pro liminary send-off at the State De piirtment. Tlie motorcade moved to Ihe ah port where the President and Sen Arthur Vandcnburg. R., Mich., Tom Connally, D., Tex., who ha\ accompanied Byrnes to the Par foreign ministers conferences bin him goodbye. Although Vandenberg and Coi nally did not leave with Byrnes f the conference which begins in Pal Monday, they will join him win Ihe Big Four mecl Inter lo consk er the trealy drafts. To Face Many Issues Those assigned to go to Paris aid Byrnes during the conferen ^ include Assistant Secretary of State f William Clayton and his deputy Willard L. Thorpe. Assistant Secretary of State James C. Dunn: Edwin W. Paulcy, the President's persona! reparations representative, and Benjamin V. Cohen, State Department counselor. They will be joined in Paris by Ambassador to London W. Averell Har'-iman. Ambassador to Moscow Beuell Smith, and Ambassador to France Jeflerson Caffery. : During tnc conierence, the 21 na- ; - lions will attempt to reach an agrec- •: mcnt on treaty drafts covering Italy, Finland, Bulgaria, Hungary and Rumania. The drafts then l will be take- up by the United States, Russia, Great BrM*in *riA *-WfnetS_. '•:•' Movie Stars' Scheme ' b Save on Income Tax eems to Have Flopped HOLLYWOOD, July 27. (Ul'l - lovic stars and producers, '.vho ormed ilielr own film companies lo eat the income luxes, walled ncr- onsly today for the Internal Heue Bureau to be more .«|)ccilic bout which Hollywoodltes owe Un- te Sam all those millions. A revenue spokesman started the iroducei's chcx\ing their wcll-man- curcd nails Thursday night when ic saitl "a number of people" have 1 >een forming separate ttrpora- loiis for each movie to scale down ax payments. But as far as the governtiient l.s Miicerned. the spokesman added, hat sort of thing doesn't come mdcr the heading of "usual «us- ness transactions." On salary payments Uncle S'im •ollccts UP to 00 per celt, depend- on how big said payments nrt-. And. with the big money movies Ji'ing in, he figures lo collect several million in back taxes. Admiral Blandy Reports on Atomic Bomb Test ers causing DamagetoCotton County Agent Reports Infestation from Two Sections of County John R. King Quits Race for Representative Notice of Withdrawal Revealed on Eve of Democratic Primary Vice-Admiral W. II. P. Blundy. Crossroads COIIIIULIIHI r, reports to the people- of Ihc United States on Jesuits of the 1st underwater atom bomb explosion 1:1 Bikini Ijigoon. Holding the mlko Is Sorgl. Duv Simmons. Si-.n Francisco. The photo was made aboard the llagshlp U. S. S. Ml. McKlnlcy. (Joint Army Navy Task Force One Radio from NBA TliLCPllOTO.) their; positions on'?Is»hy wUenl points of the five treaties. Still un- setlled; however, are such major issues as freedom of commerce on Ihc Danube, restrictions on trade with Ihc Balkan nations, Italian reparations for Greece and Yugoslavia, air transit rights over the five nations, and procedure for settling disputes arising under the treaties. In addition, the conference is expected to draw up statutes under which Trieste will be administered as an international city. Although the conference will lie of a purely advisory nature, its recommendations arc expected to carry considerable weight with the Big Four. It may also produce considerable in the way of forensic Cotton in several spaces of sissippi County i,s beiny dam by the red spider and although it is not yet ci'iticui, I he outbreak may severely (itinin^e this yenr'M fiiiR cotton crop. County Asenl Keith J. Bilbrcy today said. Pointing out thnt all formers .should \valch out ror the insert, which has become prevalent in some sections during the past sov- ernl days, Mr. IJilbrcy nnviouncea Jest known methods of control l)ui it was not 100 per cent effective, A Rood, hard rain would wash tin- insects from underneath the rot- ton leaves, on which they eat, :uui IE the rain should COIIIR inimeriinte- Jy there would be no damage from the spider. The best known method ol destroying the .spider is by dusting with a mechanical cotton dusting mi chine, using sulphur. The dose- ge is from 12 to 15 pounds per crc which, makes spraying of one icre cost about SI foi matctial^ he said. r Kepprtca iu Two Area** * ^ First reports of the mfestatfen anie from the Little Rivei*. section; where there arc numerous ditch oanks and stumps, but yesterday lie insect was reported near Ar- inorel. The coinplaints were minor until yesterday. This infestation has appeared during Hie "laying by season when farmers have completed tii making of their cotton crop and wait for the bolls to develop. If the spider ea:s off the leaves before development, which is Nature's nteLhoct of defoliation, the bolls do not mature and the does not reach its best, it pointed out. It has been noticed that in those sections where there was a hard rain recently, no signs o[ the spi- Hand-Set Phone \ War Pr ^'^ Pr ^^ Skeptical c rr • i J Of Reason for $2,500 Donation Fees Eliminated A new development tu Mlssls- Ippl county politics today wn:i :m- lomiccinent (!ml John 11. Klin;, or .Illlliriui Iflilgc community, had I'lthdrawn from the race for siil'.i 1 cpre.siMiiatlve In the position now ii'ld by Miss Aleut- Word of O.ia'- iln. which catuscd I Ills cmilt's!. ti> le submitted In I lie Ait;;. 1:1 pn- iiury, Inslcud of In lli« first pn- uury Tne.sduy . II. K. Fisher also Is 11 candidate I ed. or lilts poslllon. after having re-! Is 'Ability to Get War Contracts' Reported Sold WASHINGTON. July 27. Tin- Senalc War Investigating C'ommllU'e Is checking .sensational it'iHirls that key figures In tlw Gaissoii mmilllon.s empire marketed their " Washington Influence" to oiht'v war conlractorK. 11 was disclosed today. Sunie of (ho principal figures who I'layod leading roles in tho labu- lous Illlnots syndicate nssorlcdly mo linked to a highly profitable "brokerage biifilncfl.s," whereby firms oiilsldc Ihc cinptrc were pro- mlst'd lucrative uovcnimcnl contracts In exchange for fat lee.i. In some instances, according to reports under committee scrutiny, contractors |m!d "Influence" Ires any govoni- Arkansas Commission Order Bans Special Charge to Customers LITTLE ROCK. Ark., .July 27. (UP)—The Arkansas Public 3ervlce Commission today ordered all telephone companies operating in the slate to discontinue special fees no\i charged on hand-set telephone on 01 before nexl Nov. 1. The action followed an hiformn investigation by the commission nntl formal hearing here last May 28. ifter its investigation, the coin- nisston issued a show-cause order ast April 20, asking telephone com- janics to show why the special fee -Should not be discontinued. Today's order irointcd out that :he reason for the hand-set charge las been achieved and no longer exists. The telephone companies said at the hearing that the extra charge ivas made originally to allow a gradual replacement of wall nnd desk sets by modern cradle phones. The order pointed out 1 that an ittorney for Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., the largest operator in Arkansas, conceded that the handset is now standard equipment. The company, however, asked a continuance of the .fee on the grounds that "we need 1 the money." The Bell System charges 15 cent; month for 24 months for hand- sel phones. The amount varies ainonj; other companies. To prevent a sudden demand for voice in treaties. WASHINGTON, July 27. (U.I'.)— Sen. Owon Browstci K., Mo., ilcdaral todiiy thai coiiKi'UK.sinon an; "nej;lucUn i\ most. Incrsilm' .source of income" if iicceplana; ol' n $2,f>()() check by Hep. ,Iolin iU. Coffee, D., Wiish., from a win- contractor is Infill. Brewstcr's comment came follow- --------------- ing release by Sen. IHiyh II. Mitchell, 1).. Wash., of a letter from Coitee setting forth his side of the check incident which occurred in 1941. The check was made out to Paul Olson, Collec's former secretary, by Etvand Anderson, a Ta- :oma, Wash., building contractor. Brewster called the Incident lo he attention of the Senate War nveslisaltne Committee earlier this week. The committee has set nsiclc lext Tuesday to hear Colf ( ;c and iUppnrtinK witnesses tell what they know aboul the cheek. _. ".;.,: At Coffee's rciiuesl, the conlmi(~ JUissIa ice has Eiibpenacd former Sfi>, Ri*f mip Soviets Handed New U.S. Protest Bristling Note Sent Indicting Russian Policy in Hungary Holman, R., Ore., who, Ihe'cotti ;ressinun told Mitchell, helped him get a $100,000 hospital contract for Anderson and which prompted the check for "campaign purposes." Brcwster assailed an earlier statement Coffee issued in which 'u: .sale] "every member of the House and Senate has done the sainu thing," referring to his acceptance of Anderson's check. "Mr. Coffee's statement that every member of the and Senate does the same thiny is an absolutely groundless charge, and on'.: no responsible committee of the Senate could ignore," Brewster declared. "H Coffee's acceptance ;>1 the today Unlit)]" y ri. Indicted :ently won (hi- rlithl lo have his mine on lhi> ballot ullhough nol icr.sonally signing (he pledge, and so mimes nf' two candidates will not appear on thi! Tuesday ballot. It was unuminn'd Mr. King wrote J. B, Bunn of Osceoln. .secretary of the, Counly Central Commute'.-, formally withdrawing from the r:i<Y Juno I!)'. No candidate may withdraw from a ran: after June 'n. It was pointed out. Mr. King coii'U nol bo reached today for n suuc- nicin. v All hough utilities are "warming UP" slightly In Mississippi County, prior to the primary 'ntcsilay, It Is believed that Ihe second primary Am:. 13. will ntlinct a Inr Creator number of voters. Voting places designated In oullylni: precincts were not nvnllnlilo here today bill are expected to bo In the same places as previous el'-'c- 11 ions. I In Blylhcvlllc, residents of Ward 1 will vote at the City Hall; Ward D at Ulan Heath's Appliance, Store, and ward 3 at Ihc new fire station on West Main street. Osceola residents will vote al the court liouee, electric light office nntl Osceolu lumber yard. Tolls Open nt H ;i.m. Voting throughout the comity will b L . from II a.m., until Ii::il) P.m.. at which time Judges and clerks will post a copy of results at, the. voting place. Tabulation o,t.ubscntcc votes will be mime imrne^iiuely allcr e:'M M Uw /offlcu of Ihc clr- - but never received jni'iit contracts. Although no names were dlsclos- ono 'reliable sourco said, "II s If KOIW of tnc same casi >1 chinuctei'K luul moved Irom on:••time lo another." of Co.. Life Insurance Men Organize Lynn Brown Heads Blytheville Chapter Cf National Group Lynn Brown, local manage! Metropolitan Life Insurance was elected president of the Blythe- vlllt! chapter of Ihe National Association of Life liumrniict! Underwriters, at the Initial meeting of the orcantaillon yesterday at Hotel Noble. The president-elect came to IJIy- thevlllc as u Metropolitan represcn- Ialive In 1010; later served In Ihe Army and following his discharge, returned here to assume his present sltlon. Other ofllcers to serve arc A. B Knurs, ilrsl vice president, Na- nml Life and Accredited Insur- Co.; I. L. DC Shii7.o, scconi irt-sldrnt, Reliable Life Insur- ice Co.; J. L, Thompson Jr., sccre- ry and treasurer, American Unil- I Life; Mr. Brown, national com Itica chairman. The Board of Directors is mad ) of W. O. Ocurln, Farmers ant inkers; O. J. RotlgoiK, Rellabl Porter Believes OPA Can Prevent Runaway Prices President Truman " ' Soon to Announce : ' Board on Decontrols ".'" WASHINGTON, July 27. (U.I'.)—Price Administrator Paul A. Porter said today Dint within limit.s of its new legislation OPA will keep all prices "as close as possible" to levels of June 30. "Wo can and will prevent a elmolic, uphill race of wa^cs and prices," Porter said in a weekly radio broadcast (ABC). The OPA extension hot the measure thousands of businessmen and millions of families wanted, Porter- asserted. Hut he said ho be-' lioves it will work. While House Press Secretary Chnrlcs d. Ross said meanwhile It WHS "jxuslblo" President Truman would Announce Inter today aplKvinlmcnLi to a three-man fireworks, with such champions o: the small nations as Dr. Herbert ,der have appeared. V. Evatt. Australia's foreign min- Mr. Bilbrcy is of the opinion tha ister, cxpeclcd to insist on n full I the infestation has been spread b> the formulation of the farmers plowing too near ditct [banks, where they probably pickci up the spiders, and scattered them hrough Ihe fields. Worse Infestation in Years This infestation, which is liic vorst lor red spider in several •curs, makes it Imperative thai armers clean out their ditch banks -ind old stumps during this sriie icrlod in farming, he pointed out. The spider crawls up the stolK ind lecds on the under side ot the leaf only. Signs of the infestation can be discovered by noticing il Lhe outer leaf is becoming red. which means the spider is a I work Million Texas Voters Cast Ballots Today DALLAS. Tex.. July 27. fUPI — Upwards of 1,000,000 voters cast ballots today, climaxing Texas noisiest and most hitter Democratic campaign in which education. Negro segregation, religion and Communism all have been raised as issues The gubernatorial race, in which 12 candidates seek the nomination headed the long election ballot, will] Ihc other (op slake the U. S. Senate seat held by Sen. Tom Connally Uniled Nations delegate and chairman of the Senate Committee 01. Foreign Relations. Connally limited his campaigning to one radio speech from Wash inRlon. House Speaker Sam Rayburn anc five other Texas congressmen arc unopposed. Four other members o the delegation did nol seek rc-elec lion. The big noise of the campaign has- been among the 12 candidates for the job Gov. Coke R. Stevenson decided he didn't want again. cradle-type phones, the commission set up a fee of J1.50 that may be charged when Instruments are swapped at the subscriber's request. No charge will be permitted when the company replaces the wall or dcsk- t yp c pi lollcs voluntarily. ,p| )c commission also ordered the companies to Illc new rate schedules by Nov. I showing compliance with today's order. l«i;c quantities of 'food »nd' tnbui • trial equtprrient from Tiiingary' t \tUl of being largely responsible for the present economic chaos m Ihc Balkan nation. In a brislllng, 1,500-word iM n made public last nighl, the State Department accused Russia of refusing to cooperate with British and American representatives on Hungarian mailers. i The SovleUs also were churyrd ' with .sacking most of Hungary's I foodstuffs for the lied Army, and of removing 5124,700,000 worth o( i Hungarian industrial ccmipmcn'.. Tile note was handed on Tuc.s- I day lo Russian Foreign Minister i check is not illegal," lie eouclmlcct, [ V. M. MoluLov by U. S. Aml]Ei.s.s»cl(ir ' on the under side. There is a sufficient number of mechanical dii-stcrs in the county to lake cave of those fnrmer.s wishing to dust with sulphur but most of them arc ejected lo imi the because of the expense involved for Uio imperfect method. The cotton flee hopper, seen this week in Ci'itleudcn County, has not. reached Mississippi county, according to Mr. Ililbrcv. T.J.Bailey Named Agent Here for Firm Interest in Aviation Grows Among Arkansans LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. July 27. (U.P.)—Tnlcresl in avialion in Arkansas has jumped more than 100 per cent since March 1. according to information released here today by H. B. Mitchell, aeronautical inspector for lhc'Civj.1 Aeronautical Authority here. Mitchell ixjintrd out that the increase was noted in both certification of pilots and planes, he added that accidents in comparison with the number of hours flown had been at an cxlrcmclj low level since March. The inspector cited three reas ons for the big swing to aviation First, returning veterans; second the volume of new airplanes being "then ail members are neglecting a mosl lucrative .source of income." In reply. Coffee charger! that Brewster's injection of the check ssue into Ih'j committee's war prof- Is investigation was "politi';s." He old Mitchell in the teller that "key igmes in the local Ucptlblican ccnc" in Washington slate were jchlnd it. Rrewstcr. he said, had been rn- couragcd to use the committee "as vantage point from which lo cre- itc the impression that nnl 1 '. 1 * Rc- Hiblicans are elected lo oltice in jhe forthcoming elcclinn, Coii'.mun- ism and corruption will "ontinue lo be the order ol the day." Coffee related in his letter In Mitchell how Anderson asked him for aid when the War L>D!Kirtnirnl turned down his bid on il:e contract even though he was the low bidder. Coffee said .some officers ill the War Department didn't like Anderson, who is a wealthy Republican. He said he asked Tlolmii:! lo join him in getting better treatment for Anderson. They persuaded Gen. Brehon B. Somervell, then brad of the Army service forces, to give Anderson the contract. Anderson, Coffee related was "rhapsodtcally profuse" in his expressions of gratitude. He told Ol- placed on the market; and third, sales by the government of surplus s' on ' Ulat hc wml | t! KD1K | ; , -, 0 ng cra{ '- -- over-due" campaign contribution to possible expansion in pei-son lo Moscow Walter Hcdcll smith. It was the second American note on the Hungarian sttiuitlon, the llrsl hnving been delivered on Murcn 2. The March note asked for Ini- mediiilc Russian cooperation 'Vlth the liniitls hand Amercan representatives in Budapest, and the new note made the same request. IvxacBcratioiis Allrgrd The U. S. note said that Hii..-s!n was guilty of "gross exaggeration" in Us claim that American failure to return Hungarian assets In the American zones of Germany and Au.Htria had . retarded Hungary's recovery. Russia had accused the nitcd s'lsitcs of holding assds 01 Ih aboul $:i,000,000,00<>. In reply, the note pointed <^'l at Ihc Hungarian national wcalin is only S-MOO.OOO.COO in IMS. and at al] removals plus war dain- n;os, according to the Hungarian ovcrnmcnt, total only $1.'250.000,30. In releasing the note, the Slate cpailrnent remarked lhal sinse cccmbcr, 1D45, it had laken the tiativc In trying to get Uirrc- ower assistance for Hungary. The roposals were rejected by the Soel, the department said. In spile f Ihc Yalta declaration which re- llircs that Russia. Great Britain nd the u. S. assist Axis snlcllilcs i solving their "pressing political Resident of Leachyille Becomes III on Bus Stricken while seated on a bus here, T. N. Fortson of Lcachvllls was able to leave Blythcville Hospital ai'ter having been hospitalized since yesterday. Mr. Fortson, who with Mrs. Fortson had left their home at Leacn- vlllc lo begin a vacation trip, arrived here yesterday afternoon by bus. When he did not arise to leave the bus, Mrs. I»ortson discovered he had lapsed into unconsciousiviss. Removed by ambulance to the hospital, he soon was much Improved. T. J. general kansas. ncl and the scope of activity of the CAA in the stale was predicted by Mitchell for the near fut- Bailcy has been appointed ure.. • i agent, for Northeast Ar of Ihc Coffce. and that in "10 davs or so the $2,500 check came along. Weather ARKANSAS —Partly cloudy day, tonight and Sunday. to- National Equity Life Insurance Company, with headquarters In Blytheville, it hr>2 been announced by R. I). Lowry. agency supervisor. Mr. Bailey for the past throf rears handled the insurance section qf the Fisher Memphis Aircraft "Division of General Motors CJompany, in Memphis. Prior to that lime hc was connected with Hunter Packing Company for. H yea rs. Mr. Bailey, who is a cousin or former Governor Carl E. Bailey, makes his home at 1100 Holl.vVi 111 Mrs. Eailey and their four children. In his new position. Mr. Bailey will take a training course under supervision of personnel of tho home office of this Arkansas company. The company, established in Lillle Rock In 10'2:t, sells life insurance and also makes loans in this section, it was pointed out. Luxora Man Injured In Traffic Accident Charles Edwards. 55. received a fractured arm yesterday in a highway accident near Luxora. where lie resides. Removed (o Walls Hospital, his condition today was satisfactory. He sold his car was slruck by a Mississippi County-owned truck. Youth Suffers Burns While Repairing Radio Severely shocked by clectticlty yesterday afternoon while repairing a radio, 15-year-old Glinn Harrison Jr., 423 Cherry, was badly burned on his left hand. Tho accident occurred at Ins father's place of business, 517 W Walnut. He was removed to Blylhc- School Loan Fund Boasts Fine Record LITTLE ROCK. Ark., .inly 2' (UP)—Assets totaling more tha M.636.269 were in the rcvokim; l»a hind of the stale education iLi'parl menl al the close of Hie 1311- J fiscal year, according to tin ilai comptroller's office. The assets included $l,9'>?.'ill i regular loans; $1,025,310 in spcci loans; $1,000.000 in government si curities. and $610.522 in cash. The fund was set up in 1927 wit assets of $1,488,476. Charles ClerRol, head of :lu' sta Auditorial slafl which has finlshi the first audit of the fund ville Hospital, was set said II has operat without a loss for Iti yo.nrs. aled in Hie regular ballot 'boxes, which will be brought to the county court clerk's ol lice here as soon as possible. These will be counted "I u mccl- Ing of the Counly Central Committee Friday in Osccola. The official ballot ill the election Tuesday will show candidates and offices Ihey hope Ic fill: Governor—Ben Lancy, James M Miilone, Vhgll H. Greene. Lieutenant Governor—Roy Mil nm, Leonard T. Biirncis, Nainni Gordon. K. K. Sntton, Roney Ham .Secretary of Slate—C. G. (Crip Hall. Edward G. Ferguson, Rober I 1 '. Mall.son. Stale Auditor—J. Oscar Ilump'.i rey, R. C tliob) Surrldgc, K. W Tycr. Circuit Judge —Charles W. Lien K. O. Ward, I. M. Orrer. State Senator — Jeflerson V Spock, J. Lee Bcarden, Ed B. Cook Names of I^onard T. Barm and Roney Hand should not I voted In the lieutenant governor race as they have withdrawn an Iherc Is no opposition In the rat tor secretary of slate as Edwal Ferguson and Robert F. Manso both have withdrawn from U' rncc. Hully al l^aclivllle The polilical rally tonight a>- l.eachvillc promises lo be a major gel-lngtitncr with interest aduc'J ty announceinenl thai Governor Ben Lnncy, candid:itc lor rc-cicc- llon. niuy attend. With the llrst primary to be !'.cln Tuesdny. numerous candidates f- n r hoth slate and counly of I ices nre expected to take this opportunity lo attempt to convince listeners thai "I am qualified for the oClcc while my opponent Is not." Cundtdalcs who arc scheduled !" .speak, or .send a speaker. Include Governor i.ancy, J. L/^c Bearttcn. Miss Delia Pnrtlc. William Brrry- man. Gene I-'lcemiin. F,. G. Ward. Lcsll^ Kpeck. Jack Kinluy Robinson, I. M. Grccr. Roland Green. W. W. Watson. Gene E. Bradley, W. J. Ills "decontrol" board -that will have final authority In lifting price r'c- titrlclloru!. I'orler said removing conlrols •ill be "tho big Job for all con- erned" during Ihc next year. The evlvcd OPA hns already made a tart In this direction, removing ulllngs from products costing sev- ral billion dollars a year, ho aid. Porter warned Hint, many prices mist go Up under. terms of the extension act. It will be "harder han ever" to keep clothing prices at reasonable levels, hc said. Other ninnutaclured goods must go up, he said, under a (provision assuring manufacturers their 1940 nlccs (on an Industry-wide basis) plus cost incrcnscs since then. Porter said he hoped the lost year of OPA—It will expire on June 30, 1047—will also sec the end of all government controls in moat other fields. OPA meantime was working overtime drafting n flurry of new Ifc Insurance Co.; E. H. Fon eneral American; C. E. Bdds, an aek Powell, National Life Insui ee Co. Those selected for the jirngrni ommltlcc were Mr. Ford, Mr. Quo In and Mr. In the morning session, .Julian niCH of Joncsboi-o led discussions n by-laws of the association and iiporlaiict; of attending meetings, le Is a representative of the With :<inilnb]e Life Co. C. M. Mack of .Imicsboro, formerly if Hlylheville, had as his subject Values of Good Woi-klng Rcla- loas." In Hie session following Ihc luncheon. Max li. Reid, BlylhevlllR ut- Lomcy nncl president of the .\rkun- ;us Bar Association, spoke on "Valles of Orgunly.atlon." Mr. CJuerln, temporary chair-, man. presided at the meeting and Mr. Ford Introduced underwriters. These Included R, K. Dowdy and E. S. Chiles both of O.sccola; Emmitt A. Mill of Luxoru. Jolm W. Hill of O.sccola, Fred Culdwell of Joncs- boro iinrl J. D. Futch, Klmer O. Ambrose, V. A. Blevlng, C. B. Bennett, A. B. Jaggcrs, W. P. Million. Cecil A. Rogers, J. A. Bryanl, E. n. Spaclh, Jt. M. Caudle and Ihosc cleclcd lo offices. Thcnoalso Uaced • iovlet rejection of an American iroposal that the Allied Control lommission for Hungary set up a committee to study Hungary's iroblems. Tile note also charged removal jy the Red Army of 4,000.000 tons of wheat, rye, barley, corn 'and oals during the first six months of 1915. Two financial Group 1 ; Seek Charters for Bank LITTLE ROCK, Ark, July 27. (UP)—Two separate groims have asked the slate banking board for fcrson W. Speck. Do>:e Henderson, Nathan Gordon, Charles W. Light. Ed H. Cook, L. II. Aulry, Tom Cook. Herbert Mansrum, Floyd Bun-is and Frank Taylor. 'I'he rally is sponsored by lh<': Lcachvillc American Legion Post. Blytheville Jaycees Aid Stuttgart Unit Legion Plans Terminal Pay Registration Three .special locations for World Wai II OIs to sign up for the pro- ;osed Terminal Leave Pay arc being established in lilythcvlllc, (< was announced today by .1. M Cleveland, commander of Dud Ca- snn I' American Legion. Signing up for this pay will begin n.s soon as Ihc hill Is passed U was pointed out. A special desk will he maintains at. the American IjCgion Hut nn< applications will be available a th n Veterans {service Office, Glen con Hold Building, with Marsha Blackard assisting, and at th United Slates Employment Ofilcc ivilh Mr. Cleveland assisting. A message from the Arkansa Department. American Leglor icadquiirtcis said in part: "Al! In dicatioixs now point lo its enactment next week. With proper early oiganlzallon and planning your posts can provide outslnnding service to veterans of their communities, whereby when the proper '.line comes all posts will assist veterans In preparing and filing necessary applications for this pay." ad* kfcep up with th n pane (hey set yesterday when 143 price orders were laimed, they promised that many other price actions would 'be forthcoming within the nexl 10 days. One of the first orders expected to be issued will send retail coffee prices up (5 to 7 cent's a pound to replace subsidy payments that expired June 30. Tn addition, OPA spokesmen said that price Increases soon will be announced on new automobiles, farm machinery, home appliances, textiles.'cotton and woolen cloth- liiar, and grain products such as cereal, flower and corn syrup. Prices on thousands of items were Iwostcd or removed during yesterday's seven-hour Hood of orders Issued by OPA. Although the new formulas ultimately will cost consumers an estimated billion dolars or' more, ony three will hit buyers' pockct- ooks Immediately. They »re an Iglit per ccnl Increase on higher ost shoes, a six to cight-cents-a- 011 boost on coal and n five, per cnt Increase on rubber heels sold iy cobblers. | permission to establish slate banks ter. A Junior Chamber of Commerce organization sit .Stuttgart will !ic :,ponsucd by the Ulythcvlllc chap- at Earle, Commissioner T. W. tx>g- gett has announced. The ci'y now is served by an exchange bank op- crated by the Earlc Exchange Company. The proposed banking institutions Tlio new Bioup will elect of!i- cors at a mfcling Wednesday nlghl at Hlcdand Hotel In Stuttgart. Haste steps were taken In organizing the club nt a meeting this week when Blylhevlllc JaycePs c E. C. Cain Becomes III While Working in Store E. C. Cain, stricken ill late yesterday afternoon while in HuB- bard Hardware Slore. 213 Wcsl Main where employed, today was Improved. Hc fell unconscious to the floor while talking to his daughter. Miss Alma Cain. Ho was taken to Bly- Ihevllle Hospital In an ambulance anil revived soon after reaching -uneral Rites Tomorrow for Mrs. Humphrey Mrs. MinnieVBell Humphrey, widow of J. H. Humphrey, died lost night at Walls Hospital. She tvas 70. Stricken with a heart attack yesterday morning, about 10 o'clock, she was removed by ambulance to the hospital where sho died at 6 o'clock. In failing health for an extended period, she had seemed improved recently and returnde homo only n short time ago from a visit with relatives in Lenoir City, Tenn. She was making her home at 501 Park. Funeral services will be hald tomorrow afternoon, 2 o'clock, at Holt Funeral Home by the Rev. Bates Sturdy, pastor of Lake Street Methodist Church. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery with these pallbearers: Charles Razor, Scott Alley, Kyle Watts, Roy Freeman and Ted King. Born »t Centrala, 111., Mrs. Humphrey had.resided since 1919 in Blythevllle where the men In her family long have been palnl- jt contractors. She Is survived by five sons and daughters: Mrs. C. M. Oliver, Norvcl Humphrey, Glenn Humphrey, Joe Humphrey, all of Bly- Iheville, and Mrs. Nunnelly Wade of Lenoir City. < are the Earle State Bank with 555,- cursed necessary steps. 000 capital and $11,000 paid in sur- Hlylheville members ntlcndin; plus: and the State Hank of Enrlc! were Olho Slanfiekl, Leon Oen-jthe hospital. with $50.000 capital and $10,000 paid Hint'. Vinico Henderson, Glln liar- High blood pressure was believed in surplus, __ | rlson and Jennings Bailey, to have caused Ihc attack. Weatherman Records 76-Degree Minimum T11e official 1i?gh tempfcralure here yesterday was M d*gr««s and the minimum during last \ntght, 76 degrees according to R. E. Blaylock, official weather ofciervtr, -,. , i. ••-.-'. .'. --. ; =-,";w.-../ i

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