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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS • •'. TWE DOMTMAK'T WmPPau*•* *\m w/vn <rmj •»«^<i . l_—._ • " VOL. XLV—NO. 169 BlytberiU* Dally Hew* BlyUuvilU courier Blytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader Banker Submits Five-Point Plan For Agriculture Farm Mechanization To Bring New Era, * ChesVer Davis Asserts W By A. A. Fredriekson (Courier News Staff Writer) The. South was handed a five-point plan yesterday for meeting a future for which is forecast an "agricultural revolution" that will see a slow mechanization of farming lead to severe readjustments in the cotton belt but without a serious displacement of farm labor. . Speaking before an estimated 3,000 persons at Walker Park at the National Cotton Picking Contest program, Chester C. Davis, •president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, listed these things which the South must do to meet the challenges of the future: 1) "Grow all of the cotton we can arid zrow It efficiently." 2) Avoid over-reliance on price •upports. 3) Use land and other resources now lying idle. 4) Produce in the South food and other goods for consumption in the South. 5) Keep cotton competitive In . Ihe textile field. te Mr. .Davis 1 : talk climaxed the Wwo-day contest program which was ; presented by the Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce despite postponement of, the actual picking event .due to rain-soakecj fields. The picking contest will be held next Friday at 10 a.m. Tlie program ended .'last night with the cotton Ball at Walker Park. . In calling for the exercise of cap- •ital, Imagination and courage to the ]ob of meeting this future, Mr. Payis --warned 'the south that it cannot substitute legislation fo these things '^ want to warn the South against ovc^reliailce ^on raj joe, supports, 1 ' the-Conner Triple £ 'iaaiirustrator ^ ~Y/e cantvby uny legislative magic put a price tag on colon and make that pi Ice hold' -* that price, hold.** supports nil! lead lo exee«ively re- •trlcted acreages and eventual price eollapoe *--"" 5, ' The South must not only grow nil tlie co'tton 7 it can efficiently, Mr. Davis asserted, hut also must grow other things which are in demand . Expressing his confidence that : the South will undergo an "agricultural revolution," he said: fl^'Tllere are .many serious rcad- JSustments ahead of us. They will he particularly severe in wheat and cotton are'as." Mechanization of farming is advancing, Mr. Davis said lie has concluded, it is nearly complete in the corn states, he said, but will come slowly in the cotton belt, he said. He cited the National Cornhusk- Ing Contest as a, victim of mechanization. The last contest was held in 1M1, he said, and "I doubt if It ever- will be revived." • Mechanical pickers : now harevst 90 per cent of the corn raised, he pointed out. Mr. Davis took an opposite view of the popular theory that mechanization will take labor from the fields and put it in the factories. 'As I look ahead," he said, "I think we'll see a transfer of labor « n fields to factories that will I lo mechanization." , : explained, however, that he did not foresee any serious displacement of farm labor due to mechanization. ., By providing more human capital See BANKER on Page 10 Stork Lands in Truck To Make Delivery and Wins Race to Hospital Manuel Garcia, a Mexican farm laborer, lost his race with the stork yesterday afternoon and his ton and a half farm truck was converted into a hospital on a busy Blytheville street. .Garcia, who is employed as a laborer on a farm near Roselaml, made a desperate race with the stork to a Blytheville doctor's office in his truck but he lost out by a matter of seconds. S is wife presented him with a n and one-half pound daughter Dr. W. T. Rainwater delivered the child in the cab of Garcia's truck which was parked in front of .the doctor's office on South Fifth Street while passers-by walked up and down the busy street unaware of what was happening. A few hours later the mother and her child were returned to their home and both were reported as do,?•]'"*• U was tne Garcia's second i child. DOMINANT NEWSPAPER O> MOBTHEA8T ARKANSAS AMP BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 19-19 Petition Seeks Postponement Of Bond Election Taxpayers Ask County Official to Rescind Hospital Authorization Judje Green In OcceoU denied the petition today and count*! tot the petitioner* indicated that ilmllir relief would be Mnifht In Chancery Court with an effort «o ret a temporary order issued Monday. —Courier News Photo ACCEPTS BAND TROPHY—Mrs. Adrian L. White is shown here accepting the first-place trophy won in the baud competition at tha National Cotton Picking Contest parade Thursday by the Paragould High School band, of which she Is director. Presenting her with the trophy is Jack Rawlings, general chairman of the National Cotton 'picking Contest. The winning band also received » $100 cash prize. The trophies and prizes were awarded by the Junior Chamber of Commerce, sponsors of the contest. Chest Drive Kickoff Breakfast For '49 Scheduled for Tuesday .Workers for the annual Red Feather campaign will start solicitation of advanced gifts Tuesday, following a klckoff breakfast at the Noble Hotel, at 7:30 ajn. All team captains and sollpltors are to be present so that the advanced gifts solicitation can be completed Jn one day. — — + R Houston Suffers Flood Damage One Person Drowns In Texas City; Snow Falls in Northwest By the Associated Press A serious flood threatened Houston, Tex, today and the first snow storm of the season marooned hun- rtr,edS T flf-huntertr-m a, R Central Idaho" forested area OIK persoii^oTned In Houston and 'residents m suburban areas were being evacuated as the heaviest rainfall in jeais sent bayous and creeLs on a rampage Snow that racism*;! sui deep as 10 inches fell In the Cassis. Division of the : Min!doka National Forest in" Idaho jesterday, the open-up day of a special hunt. Some 3.000 deer hunters' had entered the forest. National Guard trucks from Twin Falls headed for the forest, carrying 'emergency .food, blankets, clothing and car chains. Hundreds of hunters were isolated and their cars stalled in drifts. Weather across the nation was variable. It wns much like summer over most of the eastern half of the country and there was a touch of winter over western states. Snow measuring up to as much as six inches fell, in Rock Springs, Wyo. There were falls of snow over most of the mountain regions of Wyoming and Montana, Northwest Colorado, parts of Idaho and southwest North Dakota. \ Tempera lures dropped bel ow freezing were on the chilly side throughout the Northern Plains, the Rocky Mountain Region and the ' Pacific Northwest. The first heavy snowfall of the season fell in the Cascade Mountains in Oregon and Washington yesterday. i Oklahoma to Be Drier LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Oct. t-J/n —Aikansas Revenue Commissioner Dean Morlcy said today lie has been informed that the federal nov- ' ernment Vill hall all liquor ihia- ' neat* lot* 1 dry National Guard Stands To Lose Some Employes LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 8. (/P) — Trimming of salaries and lay-off of some employes has been ordered by the Arkansas National Guard. At least 25 workers, paid by the federal government will be eliminated from the payrolls and salaries of some other employes will be cut before June 30. 1950. > Assistant Adjt. Gen. H. L. McAlister said the reduction was ordered by Ihe National Guard Bureau in Washington as an economy move to save about 550,000. A. Porter, chairman of the advanced gifts division, said that all business houses were being asked to be prepared for the solicitors and have their contributions ready. He emphasized the fact that .the workers were volunteei' workers who were taking time from their businesses to assist with the campaign! He suggested that if the manager of a firm planned to be gone that he leave the contribution so that it could be handed to the solicitor when he called at the firm. The general solicitation will start October IB and will extend through November 1, under the direction of Dr J C Guard After that part of the community chest : drive R. A. Nelson will conduct a clean-up campaign. ^ The three phases of the^drive are to raise funds to finale 13 sen ice organizations, with a total goal set for 528,650. John Caudill, general chairman said, that the campaign woujd be closed Immediately after the cleanup campaign,;, but.. It was hoped .that the quota would be reached this year, since each of the 1 budgets submitted last year had to be slashed 20 per cent when the quota was not reached... , .Five men have been named to solicit the large gifts, and they are to select five solicitors each to complete the advance gilt contributions. MoPac Trains May Be Back On Rails Soon ST. LOUIS, Oct. 8. (fl>)—Hope for ending the Missouri Pacific railroad strike rested in negotiations' today. Company and union officials accepted a plan yesterday formulated by governors and other officials of nine slates through which the railroad runs. Tlie strike began four weeks ago. Five thousand members of four operating brotherhoods struck over interpretation of rules. The interpretations Involve 282 claims. Company and union rcpresenta- tivesw will begin negotiations immediately to dispose of as many claims as they can. They will attempt agreement on some way of settling any which are not disposed of through negotiations. "Trains should be running in a weeks time," Gov. Forrest Smith of Missouri said last night, "unless some unforeseen obstacle arises.' Pioneer Dies at Spa HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Oct. 8. (,T,— A veteran Garland County political figure, Jess Murphy, died at his home yesterday. He was about 80. Murphy, a pioneer Hot Springs resident, had been ill several months. VA Launches Campaign to Curb GI Training Program Abuses mix-up over the GI By Junes Marlow WASHINGTON, Oct. 8. (^—There's been education program. At the root of It is thc belief of the veterans administration (VA), which runs the program, that it's being abused. This is si brief explanation of what's happened. In 19« Congress passed a law letting World War n veteran* go to school at government expense and gel paid while going. They got this under two main* ' conditions: If they were under 25 and could show ihe war had interrupted their education. In 19*5 Congress changed the tew, wiping out the two limitations mentioned, opening the program to veterans of any age. Then began a government philosophy tfiat all veterans should have any education they wanted, based on their military service up to four Veterans not"only poured Into the taking various kinds of instruction like dancing, mixing drinks, learning to Sly, and even how to tell the sex of unborn chicks. They could take these courses whether or not what they learned could be used later in making a living. ; • -,' ' ' In 1848 the government philosophy changed t bit. In that year congress tightened up the Uw a lit*•• « IXAIMKO •• rwc M TEN PAGES County Judge Roland Green had under consideration today a / petition filed in . County Court in Osceola seeking to have the county hospital bond election, which is scheduled for Tuesday, called of'f, or at least delayed until > after, the cotton picking season'. The petition was filed by, Oscar Fcudler, attorney, representing himself and 111 other taxpayers in various parts of the county. Twenty- seven of the petitioners reside in Blytheville and many of the others reside west of Big. Lake in and •wound Leachville and Manila. Legality of the original petition, which was circulated by .members of the Osceola Junior Chamber of Commerce, and procedure under authority of the call for the election were attacked on nine separate grounds In the taxpayers' action. . One of the objection! to holding tlie election at this time centers on the necessity lor using poll tax receipts issued this year until Sheriff William Berryman, who it cjt-officlo tax collector, has time to prepare poll tax books showins the qualified elector) in each of .the townships in the rural arras and In each of the wards in the municipalities. - i The deadline for paying the poll tax expired last Saturday.,;In the petition filed today by Mr. Pendler it was stated that failure to have the poll books in the hands of election Judges and clerks could "lend itself to elections with iregulari- ties and might encourage Illegal voU' ing."' . ' : • - .. • : The finil paragraph of tlie petition slates: •- .>•• ' •'• '"WHEREFORE, ..we) -res-pectiveli pray that the County Court dismiss (he. petition for the proposed project altogether; in the 'alternative to defer'the time for holding the election until after the cotton picking season of 1849 so that all Interested voters of Mississippi County may cast their ballots. "If the County Court should refuse this request we hereby authorize that proper legal proceedings be instituted in the proper courts of Arkansas to protect our rights as citizens and property owners in regard to subject matter and pur names may be used as plaintiffs in such proceedings." . < Defects In Procedure Alleged The petition charges that the notice for the special election had not been given in » "proper and legal manner"; that the sheriff had not issued a proclamation as required by law for elections; that election officers have not prepared ballots in compliance with the law, and that election places have not been announced in compliance with stete law. ... It Is further charged that a proper county court order had not been entered showing that the-election was authorized while the court was legally in session, and that the court has not caused plans and specifications for the hospital to be prepared, or given estimates for the probable cost of the hospital. : A 40-bed hospital has been proposed by the sponsors and the bond election would be held to determine whether the voters in'the'county will approve a J200.000 issue and levy the tax necessary to pay interest and retire the bonds. A grant of. 5100,000 is anticipated from federal authorities, if the bond election is held and the propos&l ratified by tlie electorate. The hospital would be operated by a commission to be appointed by the county court. The commission would select the site and supervise construction of the hospital. SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Idaho Senator Dies WASHINGTON, Oct. 8. W)— VS. Senator Bert Henry Miller, Democrat of Idaho, died today The office of the Senate Sergeant at Arms said Miller died of a heart attack at 8 a.m., at his home here. Miller, who was 70. was elected to the .senate for a full six-year term last November. He look his seat when Congress convened last Jan- ry 3. When he was elected he was Justice of thc Idaho Supreme Court. Weather Arkansas forecast: Cloudy with occasional showers tonight arid Sunday. Cooler In northwest portion Sunday. Missouri forecast: Continued partly cloudy and warm tonight with lows 65 to 70. Sunday partly cloudy with continued warm and. humid east and south. Minimum this morning—64. s Maximum yesterday—83. Sunset today—5:35. Sunrise tomorro—6:01. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m. today—trace. • . • • ' , Total since Jan. 1—46.38. • ' Mean temperature (midway between high and low)—73^. ,' mew lot Oct.—W.4. •—Courier N«ws Vhoto PROCLAIMS MUSIC WEEK—Mayor Doyle 'Henderson,, (seated, center) is shown signing a proclamation, proclaiming the week of October 10 through 15 as Blytheville Civic Musio Week. Members of the Blythevillc Board of Directors of the Civic Music Association watch as he signs the proclamation. They are:: (seated, left to right) Mis. Jim Cralton, vice- president; Ihe Mayor; Mrs. J. Wilson Henry, president; Worth D. Holder, standing at left, a vice-president; and William H. Walpole of New York City, representative of the National CIvio Concert Service, who has been in Blytheville a week, organizing a membership campaign. —-—— : —* . ''• • .• Civic :Music Group Seeks New Members Tlie Blytheville Civic Music Association will begin Its annual membership campaign Monday with headquarters located in the lobby ' Hotel Nnhle, Mrs. J. Wilson iy ng the voluntary workers In the cam Farm Bill Vote Is Due Monday Flexible Supports • Pur Back in Bill by Members of Senate WASHINGTON, Oct. 8. (/P)-The ot Hotel Nnh , le ' Mrs - J - W »™ nate took a short breather today ""'""ft f 1 ' 6 *" 1 ?," ' " n » mmcod ^ its efforts to pass a new farm * klckoff dinner, complimeiitii bill, after accepting the flexible price Kle . voluntary workers In the cam support program it once had re- na gn ' will • ottlclnlly mark the op Jected. ' cning of the. campaign, schedulcc jected. ... A late-hour tangle • on amend- A lare-nuur langie on amend- „.; ~r .,—*. . . J mehts last night put off final action ™ l f. Blytheville C vie Musio As- until Monday, following the « to fST™?' "n .nffillnte of National o^ j_r__, - f ' _. t _ ' -, . .. . CIvio Coilpprt. Srrv pp. Tnr . re n until Monday, following the « to 26 defeat of an attempt to write In a' high-support provision for basic crops. • : That provision—calling for government price props at 90 per cent of parity, for such farm products as cotton,- wheat, corn, rice and; peanuts—has had" a 'checkered .history in "this session of Congress.'- •' '<-.' '•';It is the keystone' of a House- approved measure which the Senate thus far has ignored In favor of a bill written by Senator Anderson (P-NM). The Anderson .bill calls for supports on basic crops varying from 75 to 80 per cent, depending oh available supplies. •;', Last•' Tuesday, Senators Young (R-ND) and Russell CD-Qa.) 'asked- the Senate to throw out Anderson's flexible support plan for the 90 per cent provision. The Senate turned that down. . Then it voted to reconsider. On the second vote, it' approved the Youiig-Bussell amendment on a tie which was broken by the vote of Vice President Barkley. Harried Senate leaders succeeded in having the bill. returned to the Agriculture Committee for rewriting. Tlie committee wrote flexible supports back into the bill, added some changes Intended to swing some more votes Ijehind (he provision and sent the bill back to the Senate. • • • Victory for Administration . The lawmakers handed Young and piisscll their second rejection on yesterday's vote. In doing so, they followed the advice of Democratic Leader Lucas of.Illinois and some other Senate chiefs, but rebuffed Chairman Elmer Thomas (D-Okla) of the Agriculture Committee, and Secretary of Agriculture Brannan—both of whom favored the high supports. ! There also was a report, quoted by Thomas, that President Truman favored the 90 per cent plan. That couldn't be confirmed, and Russell co-author of the plan, Indicated that he had heard Just the contrary. The outcome of the Senate voting was a 'major victory for both Lucas and Anderson, who was Brannan's predecessor as secretary of agriculture. It kept intact the provision which would allow supports to drop down to 75 per cent of parity for thc five major crops If supplies began to Pile up under government loans and purchases. (Parity is a government-calcu- _. ernmen-cacu- lated standard Intended to assure farmers a fair income In relation to the prices they must pay for things). * Arkansas' senators Fulbright and McCIellan voted with the minority yesterday as the Senate defeated an amendment for mandatory price supports at 90 per cent of parity on basic farm crops. New York Stocks . Closing stocks: Am er Tobacco , 74 A T and T Anaconda Copper Beth Steel 291- Chrysler S3 3-4 G«n Electric Coca Coll C5*n. Motors Montgomery Ward NY central Int Harvester , .... Nail. Dist. . ....... Republic Steel . .,, «F.. C. Penney .",.,',, Socony Vacuum . , Studebaker Standard of N J ,. TWM Cory- • •' 37 1-2 168 . 65 1-4 . 52 1-f i 7-! 21 3-8 21 1-4 53 3-4 16 1-2 24 5-8 to extend through Saturday. _ Concert Service. Inc., Is a non-profit organization, formed last year, to bring music entertainment to those with memberships hi the association. •'" ' • The membership will bo,-closed after the week's.< campaign. ~ - A. goal of: 1,500 has been the'-board of-directors, after.' 1,000 had memberships during the first year. There were five concerts in the scries last year, Including Jaques Abram, concert pianist, John Crelghton Murry, violinist, Marho Rothinullcr, operatic baritone, National Male Quartet and Jean Dickenson, Metropolitan Opera Soprano. The selection of artists will depend upon the number ot membership dues paid. When the amount of funds available for the concerts is determined Saturday the select- Ion of artists will be announced. Secret Orders Get Attention OfHouseGroup WASHINGTON, Oct. 8. Ifll— Chairman Vinson (D-Gn.) of the House Armed Services Committee said today the defense department has decided to cut Naval and Marine aviation "about in half." Vinson's report of "secret orders" at the Pentagon came as the committee dug grimly into "disturbing" reports that defense chiefs are scuttling the Navy's air arm. further that he has It on rciiablc authority that the Air Force has -55 started another day's hearing to gc to the bottom of friction In thi armed services. Before the committee wns Real Adm. Herbert G. position. Navy Hopwood was called to tell what Is happening to funds earmarked by Congress for Naval Air. Pine Bluffs T Too Much For Blytheville Chicks Lose Hard-fought Tilt 20 to 8 Before Crowd 0/3,500 • By George Cfark Courier News Snorts Editor <f • T!' e ',™ y V ievi ! lc Chicks were handed their second raigitt setback a hard-fought, tough to lose, 20-8 decision by the Pine Bluff Zebras before a "King Cotton Day" crowd a » estimated 3,600 spectators at Haley Field last night Ihp /ebras, looking like everything they were rated' poured Iho Chicks another dish of bitter T with the vuS of halibnck Glenn iUomson and fullback Francis Lone and the passing of quarterback Jimmy Holmes furnishing most of the misery. But It wasn't altogether the opposition that beat the Chicks In this one. They bent themselves on penalties nnd their ur.ial nmout of fumbles. The Tribe saw two scoring chances fade in the breeze due to penalties and . another on account of a well-timed fumble of a bad pass from center. The Chicks outplayed' the Zebras n the ground but It was hi thc air they were' clealth the deadly blows. Tlie Striped Mules scored all of their touchdowns on passes with Wilson. Holmes..nnd Long each throwing a TO toss. I'Ine Bluff scored the markers. In first, second and fourth periods and twice fhelr extra point hicks ran* true. The Chicks nllcd Ilicir scoring Into the third and fourth periods, netting a safely In the third and a touchdown In ttic fourth. : The Chicks looked somewhat better against the Zebras' T than they o B did against Little. Rock last week. ' Their defensive play, though spotty wns rugged but their offense, was still off cue and their blocking only Improved but still not tip to par. " -ay • stop the Zebras', deceptive*! 1 'plays and at other llihes the scrapping Pine Bluff linemen tore big holes for their backs; tip scamper through. Guard J erry 'Phillips-was. the stalwart In the Chicks line along with tackle J. A. Lloyd. Both lads played good, consistent. ball both offensively mid defensively. • turn Itc.-illy Gets Around But thc lad that drew most of thc applause from Blythevllle's victory-hungry fans was little Roger Lum, thc Chicks' diminutive 125- pound halfback who wns all over the field until he was forced out of the game cnrly In the foruth quarter by a shoulder Injury. Until this Injury Roger wns a defensive mainstay as he was In on nearly half of thc tackles In the secondary. Tlie Zebras counted their first marker nftcr four minutes of play In the opening quarter. An early exchange of punts gained the Mules M yards and gave them the ball on the Pine Bluff 3D. Morrison started thc Zebras' offensive machine In motion by picking up two yards around end. Long found a big hole at tackle and went for n lo the Blytheville 40. Then Wilson and Morrison combined forces to move to the Blythc- ville 15 on consecutive downs. And from their Wilson dropped back, threw a wobbly pass to quarterback Holmes In tin end zone Holmes Juggled the ball momentarily but held on for six points. Edwin (Punk) Owens, the Zebras' kicking ace split the uprights with Baptists Oppose Federal Proposal County Association Elects Officers at Meeting in Osceola Tn the closing session of th« Mississippi County Baptist Association meeting at Oscebla yesterday resolutions were adopted urging continued separation of church and slate, strict enforcement of gam- mi? laws, and participation in the Crusade of Christ program next r to the adoption of the res- is, presented by the Hev. B. The armed services chairman said „is 1icVfrnm r,, ° ""i* 1 "? wlth irther that h. ha* n „„ rM^M- '„,?. " c . k }™™ Placement and Pine Bluff led 7-0. Lutes Shows Ctood Cains The Chicks took the after touch- Charley Liites returning It behind Vinson spoke up as ls committee ££ 'block hi* "ton £ "fT" .artcd another rlnv* hn, r < n * .„ „„• f°™.. m ° cfcl "K. ^ 'he 45. Lutes . found seven at guard hut Blytheville lost five on a back field In motion penalty. Lum churned around end for four and then Lutes , ---„ . ...^ U.HL -, u <|1UL It looked as II the Chicks were off to the races. Fullback Robert Reid started his head busting for the night and &as£?-BJ=w-3fflwSL-S vii, i? '" ouln B- drive was ended. On ih» .m,.i „!„.. vinson himself reeled off figures from this year's appropriation for mims neaa and a Pine ninfr n™ On'alfy^eliaeT ^"^ *"* ^ ma " <?" °" «« tan °" th ° ^ Sec CHICKS on IMgc 6 Judges and Clerks are Named For County Hospital Election At a special meeting of thc Mississippi County Board of Election Commissioners on Tuesday, clerks and Judges were chosen for the special election Tuesday when voters will approve or reject a $200,000 bond issue which would provide for the construction of a 40-bed county hospital. " i« i. 2 . Sh ° uid lhe ^"d f « uc to approved, the hospital site will be ii c . . .. . . '.' .'.'.'.'.'.'.'. 27 3-4 Ch ° SCn by a comm l«l°n appointed by County Judge Roland Green. M ° r * * lot Machines oo 1-ft OsCCOlfl Conrlhniisp InHcrr": Tp T.A ' Rfinftrtfei In Tfivarrn Osceola Courthouse—Judges, E. L.HK Taliaferro, Lloyd Godlcy, Ralph Wilson; clerks. Mrs. Earl Robbins, Mltchel Moore; alternate judge, Louis George; alternate clerk, Fred Smith. Osceola Lumber Co.—Judges. Ray in 3 8 uicl;u ' a L-umucr Co.—Judges. Ray 5S 7 s Mor S a ". Jr., Tommy Spires, J. W. Taylor;,clerks, D. N. Morris, Harold Fergus; alternate judge, Chester Danehower; alternate clerk, Guy Robbins. ....!--. Luxora—Judges, Austin Chitwood, CD. Smith, Ed Teaford; clerks, II 3-8 B. L. Houck, Mrs, Elmer Hall; alter'* 1-4 u»UJud»e, John R*d.. altetnate R. j. Glllesple. See JUDGES on Page It , ->«stor.of the First''„„.,- t st Chinch In Blytheville, assocla- tlonnl officers were named for the lolloping year. ,.-,„... B^f'i'- 0 *-,. 0 ' Hll *s, of Whitton. The Chicks Hue play was erratic % ! Church was re-elected us the forwards rose up at times to ," 11<la y School superintendent; the ..... . ... i .-->.. . Rev. james Staples of Joiner as- soclallonul Training Union direec- tor; and Havs SulHvun of Burdette «ill be atsoclatlonal Brotherhood director. In the digest of . church "letten piescntert by messengers of the associational meeting It -was .shown that there aere moie than (0000 member., In the 35 Baptist Churches in the nssociatlon tills year. . The membership figures indlcatt an increase of almost 1,000'dur- ing the pnst year. New Church Formed The Yaibro Missionary Baptist Church was admitted lo the association, making the total number of churches In the association 35 all or which were represented at the meeting. Yesterday's program on "Christ- Inn Education" featured addresses by Dr. H E. Williams, president of the Southern Baptist College at Walnut Ridge and Dr. I. M. Prince president of Central college at North Little Rock. C.C. Coulter, of Little 'Rock, superintendent of the Temperance Leagu of Arkansas spoke last night on the local option program. Plans were also outlined briefly for the 1050 association meeting, which Is to be conducted! at the first Baptist Church In Leachvilla on October 5 and 6, and the Rev. Emmllt Cross, pastor 61 Brlnkley'3 Ch.ipel will deliver the annual as- sociationa] sermon. Tlie Rev. F. O. Anders, pastor of the Kelser Baptist Church Is the alternate sneaker. The resolution relative to separation of church and state urged all Baptists of the county to be on the alert, and not to .allow the federal government to allocate tax moneys for thc support of parochial schools. , Thc crusade for Christ Is to be a simultaneous revival of all Baptist Churches West of the Mississippi River, next April. All churches will open special services on April 9 and they will extend through April 23. ' The Rev. Mr. Brown presented the report of the nominating committee and the resoultions committee. Memorial Library To Be Dedicated Here Tuesday Blythevllle's Public Library, bnilt as a memorial to the late Farmer England, will he opened officially after dedication services at noon Tuesday. Members of the Blytheville Library Board will be guests at the Lions Club, under whose auspices thc new red brick structure was erected at the corner of Sixth and Main street's, and will go with the members of the club to the library for dedication of the building. Reported in Taverns LITTLE ROCK. Oct. 8. (/P) — ui n 1 ' 6 ~ Jud 8es, Chris Tomp- Three more Eastern Arkansas beer kins, Bill Dycss, L. H. Autry; clerks, tavern operators have been accused Hayes Sullivan, Homer Tate. nt * v ^ <w »'«™ ->•* —--1.1— Dyess—Judges. Elmer Rogers C E. Tonpley, Lloyd Wond; clerks, Sidney Chrestman, Mrs. Carl T. Walker. Kclscr—Judges, Mrs. w. M. Taylor, M*x Sulcer, Wick Hall; clerks, Oct. Fred Robinson, Thurman Montgom- Dec. ery; alternate Judge, Triimalee Wat- Men. son; alternate clerk, w. M. Taylor. May Gosnell—Judges, Louis Rhymes, 3. Jly of exhibiting sl-t machines. New York Cotton High Low Close 29.85 29.77 29.85 ....... 20.71 29.64 29.70 20.6J 28.59 ' 29.eS .'. 23.S9 tO.52 2J.57-58 29.12 29.C8 -S.13 Oct. >_,»;...... 27.18 27.10 27.11B

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