BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMTNA WT KTmtfonanon f^'m **,**« M«»I. r — . : • ^^^^ VOL. XIV—NO. 176 Blytheville Daily New* Blytheville Courier BlylhevUte Herald Mississippi Valley Leader THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOOUI J3LYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1949 TEN PAGES CONVICTED ATTOKNEYS-Fiv. defense attorneys for 11 top U. S. 00™^^^' FVdera, Courthouse in New York after they were sentenced to prison for contempt of court Their client* were all ° f the Unlted States Government by foKeLen "rlgh HB«y Sacher and Ixmis McCabe. (AP Tribunal Says State Agencies Can Legally Use Cash Funds Pay Supplements ' Are Ruled Out by Court, However LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 17.— (AP) —- The^ Arkansas Su- _tireme Court held today that JPuse of cash funds by state agencies and institutions is legal. But, the court held that no cash fund may be used to supplement salaries so that an individual receives a compensation greater than that fixed by. the legislature. In an opinion to which, Chief Justice Griffin Smith dissented, the court affirmed'a ruling of pjilaski Chancellor Frank Dodge that expenditures from 'cash funds are constitutional. \K dismissed in this respect' lY'c- appefr*.|>j. i3p* ^Jines A. Gipaon of S dine-County from podges ruling The high court said, however, that the chancellor erred In holding that cash fund re- oerpts could supplpmenf salaries and ordered that he enjoin such payments. The opinion, viitten by Associate Justice Ed p. McPaddm, defined cash funds as those deprived from such sources as student fees sale of farm produce, dormitory charges, etc.,-"either under express legislative permission or under circumstances known to the legislature fcnd not prohibited by it." •> Hlls Pay "Raises" *' n Five Concerts Are Scheduled By Civic Music Group Here Tlie opinion recited that "some legislative appropriation acts for state agencies and Institutions by express language have limited the salaries of various employes to a- niounts not in excess of those expressed. The proof in this case shows that, notwithstanding such restrictive language, seme of the state agencies and institutions have used some of the cash funds to supplement such salaries with the result that some employees are receiving salaries greater than those fixed by the legislatures. Tills is an illegal procedure, and the appellant (Gipson) is entitled to have an injunction against such procedure." The opinion made a distinction in this respect between cash funds ana additional compensation from federal on other sources or from owments or gifts. There's no- ng to prevent an individual receiving additional money from these latter sources, the court said. The high court said there is "only one allegation that anything Is being done In violation of what the legislature has permitted."— use of cash funds for supplementing salaries on which maxlmums have been fixed." In adopting Chancellor Dodge's findings except in this respect, the high court apparently left the state agencies free to psy employes entirely out of cash funds for Jobs Set CASH FUNDS on Past 19 •Mo Wng Five concert performances, including the National Male Chorus were scheduled by the Blytheville civic Music Association, after a membership campaign was completed Saturday night. b Mrs. Wilson Henry, president o the association, said today well ove 800 memberships haci been gran(c< in the association this year, ant that other mailed memberships were still being received. Tile appearance of the concer artist can not be definitely scheduled until dates are cleared through the National Civic Music Service Inc., in New York City,' with which the Blytheville Association is affiliated, but Mrs. Henry said that at least one of the music, activities would be scheduled before Christmas. T 1 '. 6 "National Male Chorus appeared ifj ^Blytheville last year."lhc first season for the Blytheville Association, apd is being brought back by popular dema'ncl. Tlie ensemble is the only group which has been re-scheduled, . Other performances to be included in the music program this year are Claramac Turner, mezzo soprno: Dorothy Eustts. pianist Frank Krwiiin, one of the youngest bass baritones included in the national service; and Richard Dyer- Bennett,, a tenor-minstrel. Mr. Dyer-Bennett- appeared in Memphis last week. His performances axe novelties inasmuch as he accompanies himself with a guitar and the program is varied from operatic numbers to folk songs and ballads. Determined by Vole Mrs. Henry said that the program selections were based on ba'lloti cast this year, indicating the membership's choice of entertainment She explained \that most of the entertainment types ranking highest on the ballots had been obtained, with the exception of orchestral presentations and ballels. She pointed out that the limited budget made it impossible to obtain orchestras, and that the ballet could not be presented on the present stage accommodations. iPanlst was the number one choice, while vocal ensembles, tenors, sopranos, an'l violinists followed in popularity. All concerts are to be presented in the American Legion Auditorium. Arrangements are being made to secure a concert-Grand piano from Memphis for the piano concert. Mrs. Henry said that the cost ol securing the Instrument had been Included m the budget. W. H. Walpole, national representative from New York City, left yesterday to organize a similar membreship drive at Helena, after working with the leaders of the Blytheville Association for about two weeks. Mrs. Henry said the Blylheville S« CONCERTS on Page $12,580Donated In Advance Gifts General Solicitation For Community Chest To Begin Tomorrow. A folal of S12.530 had been c ol- (idvanceT "T^ ^f^ dunng , the Oeiwral" 1 * Cominunltv ° Cnest and drive" 1 *' PhaSe ° f tlle R6d Pe "" he ^ 5:30 this afternoon. The general solicitation program mil start tomorrow, following a kickofr dinner tonight, which mil serve a dual purpose—recognition joi the advanced gifts team with tne highest collection percentage and to give instructions to the volunteer workers. ' ..', Community chest Oscars are to be awarded to the team members m the advanced gifts campaign who ™? ? e J^ arcst to Caching their quota. The ranks are figured not on amount collected, but on the Percent of the team's quota reached. Riiey B. Jones' team was In the lead this morning with a total of 53,185 collected. t°'H. a ' Hubtrar< i. Jr., is captain of the team that was in second Place with $2,715 collected. E B rhpmas wns trailing with $2576 collected. Jimmie Edwards team has accounted for $2.030; and Alvin Huffman, Jr.. with his five-member team, Is i n fourth place with $2075 collected. Saturday's total showed $10,615 collected, so almost $2.000 was turn- Cd ,,J" over the week-end, when solicitation Is usually the slowest K- A. Porter Is directing the advanced gifts division. The general solicitation captains were announced last week by Dr. J - c -l Guard, general solicitation chairman, and a partial list of workers was released today. They ton! h attencl the barbe cue dinner Volunteer Workers Listed workers include Lawrence Darouse, w. A. Williams. T. I. Tinker, C. E. Turley, A. H. Boyd, Clyde Kapp, Bob Klrshner. James Roy, L. G. Nash, C. A. Hindman, Dr Alfred Vise, j. A . Leech, H. A. Haines, J. v. oates. Noble Gill Oscar Fendler. L. L,. Ward; Jr., Harry Kirby Monroe Grain, William Lawshe, R. See CIIEST on Page 10 Disputed Record of 8lst Congress Sure to Be Ma/or Political Issue During 1950 Elections Ww wt!iii«. «*•_*.--.• — • Marn F. Arbojast WASHINGTON. Oct. 17-(«>- 81st Congress Is Hearing the .-— of its first session with Its disrupted record certain to be a major political issue next year. Itj leaders hope to adjourn sometime this week after more than nine months of almost continuous **ssion. it D f» pending on how >' ou l°° k at or'vVsr ls either very B00d _ ^rcs'denttal Secretary Charles Koss has described the record of «'« Bist. as 'rather remarkable," •.summation . wh lch Democratic Congressional k, ders generally cou- ' Republican* , „„ w*r. Only ytstwday, ry (R-NebJ Mild C^. SJra D*mocr«U has been Uu4 , t th President Truman had turned out to be empty promises. Congress this year has followed the leadership of the President generally on foreign matters. It has differed sharply with him on some domestic legislation and has flatly rejected him In some major cases. Senator Myers (D-Pa> said yesterday that the record Is good domestically as well as foreign. On the domestic side he cited passage of bills on housing, rent control, government reorganization, crop insurance, public works planning and hospital aid. Wherry noted that the Slct Cor- gress has created the worst appropriation Jam In the history of Congress. Even today, more than «? T. t ?? hs after lhe starl of the I960 fiscal year, congress hasn't ""»iiy appropriated for the needs tne military establishment for the year »hlch began July 1. hM conducted »me ol tie more interesting inve-"-itions In recent years, such as the Senate's probe of five-percenters and the House Inquiry into Navy-Air Force differences. Scnate ha « flatly rebuffed "t Truman on two major nominations for appointive office of i tL° f M^?" C " Wa »« r c" as head oi the National Security Resources neV u r , got out of «™miUce , cholce of Wand Olds for term on the Federal Pow- vole oT m 53 M 'to n .r rCj ° CtCd °" a Thcrs |,as been no conclusive ac- llon on the President's request for broadening of Social Security, rc- Peal of the Taft-Hartley Law, fed- ri»M .1 ^ educa «on. and civil o a " ke y domestic issues,. But the 81st Congress still has another year to go and Its record may be altered substantially a year from now. * Missco Firm's Safe Robbed Second Time Sheriff's deputies and state police were today investigating the second burglary in as many weeks jn L ea cliville early tins morning in which approximately ?8,000 was taken by three white men from a safe in the B. C. Land Company's mam store at Leacliville. + Tills was the second time this t, month that a safe of one of the B. C. Lund Company's farm establishments was entered. On Ocl. 3 between $4,000 and $5,000 was taken' «. from the company's Buckeye Cotton lt Glu safe three miles northwest ot Leachvllle near the Arkansas-Missouri state line. Sheriff William Berryman said this morning that the safe robbery this morning was carried out almost in the same way as the cotton gin robbery. A nlghtwatchman employed at the main store, who was Identified by officers as J. p. Caldwell. about GO, was bound and locked In an outbuilding while making his 3 o'clock round this morning. Safe Forced Open The sheriff gave this account: Mr. Caldwell -was making his 3 o'clock rounds of the store. After leaving the store building, he was grabbed by three men, forced into an outbuilding where he was bound antl his keys to the store were taken. The men then locked him in the outbuilding, went to the store and forced open the safe. Mr. Caldwell told officers that as he was being forced into the outbuilding he managed to flip on a light switch Inside the building so as to get a look at his attackers and thai all of them were whit*. Sheriff Berryman said that the nlghtwatchman untied himself after a few minutes, forced his way out of the building anl notified officers. Tlie door to the outbuilding was locked with a wooden peg forced through a lock hasp. Sheriff Berryman said he was notified of the burglary around 1 a.m. and that he and Tom Smalley criminal Investigator for the Arkansas Slate Police, went immediately ,to Leachviile where they were joined by Deputy Sheriff J \v McHaiiE.v of Leachviile. : First Kntry Unsolved The B. C. Land Company's general store and main office Is located Immediately north of the Leach- viile city limits on State Highway 77. The company Is a large holder of farming interests in western Mississippi County and southeast Missour! anti operates several smaller stores and gins throughout the county. It Is one of -the^Iargest Reds Poised For Final Fight For All China CHUNGKING, Oct. 17— (If)— Canton slipped miietly into the widening orbit of Red China today, and Nationalists asked "Where next?" Some, quarters predicted twin Communist drives to knock out the government once and for all- one against Chungking, the new Nationalist capital; the other against Kunming nearly 400 miles southwest. The Heds already threatened several minor Nationalist positions along the east coast. Official reports said the Communists in a big amphibious operation established a beachead on the northern corner of Amoy Island, about 300 miles northeast of canton. About 1,200 others landed at Kulangsu between Amoy and the Mainland. (The British Steamer Annul carrying 1,400 passengers, was caught in the crossfire of an Amoy artillery tiuel yesterday. It returned to Hong Kong with three Chinese dead and 24 wounded.) The government source said only a small number got ashore at Amoy and were being wiped out. Similarly, nt Kulangsu, 200 were tak en prisoner and the remainder "an, nlhllated." Mexican Picker Meets Death in Fall from Truck Benjamin Estrada of Monterey Mexico, who came to Mississippi County for the cotton harvest, died In the St. Joseph Hospital I n Memphis yesterday of injuries suffered Saturday In a fall from a truck at Joiner. Eye witnesses told officers that EStrada, who was riding with other Mexicans on the back of a truck, struck his head on a pole lying on :he roadside when he fell from the truck. Following the accident he was rushed to the Memphis hospital where he died several hours later :lis death Is Ihe Ilth traffic faulty on Mississippi County highways this year. Two Blythcville Firms Obtain State Charters LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 17. (,pj _ Iredit Bureau of Blytheville] Inc 'lied articles of Incorporation today Isting authorized capital of $10,000 Incorporates Paul C. Lawrence Blytheville, Harold P. ohlendorf- Osceola. and James C. Lawrence' Blytheville. The Jordan Plumbing Co also of Blyihevllle, field articles of In- :orporat!on listing authorized capl- al of $25.000. Incorporators: Ben c - Den M. White, Johnny No office fl hav of rtders of farming Interests In ortheast. Arkansas. Sheriff Berryman said that his fice had been working on the rst safe burglary since the time occurred but that little headway is been made. Several suspects e been questioned, he said, but arrests have been marie. He indicated that It Is the belief investigating officers that both ,fes were robbed by the same men. Criminal Court Opens in Osceola Grand Jurors Begin Work for Session; C. W. Hoover Foreman The October term of criminal ourt was convened in Osceola to- lay by Circuit Judge 21al B. Harrison today with grand and petit juries called into service. C. W. Hoover was appointed foreman of the grand Jury for the Os- :eola District and the Jurors, were charged by Judge Harrison to investigate all criminal casos brought before it by H. G. Fartlow, prosecuting attorney for the Second Judicial District, and to make a thorough investigation of the manner in which governmental affairs are being administered by public officials in the district. The October term of court for the Chickasawba District will be convened here j:i Blytheville October 31 with both grand and petit Jury panels to be called into sei-vicc, it was indicated by Harvey Morris, circuit clerk. Six Murder Caws Fending Members of the Osceola grnnd jury, selected today included, in addition to Mr. Hoover: C. E. Dean, Boyd White, joe Martin, J. H. Felts, R. S. Ashmore, Herbert Bryant, Wood row Pordeecy, Ray D. Johnston, Wilbur Wildy, Russell Boweri, Floyd Reece, K. V. Sanders, Palmer Stanton, J. R. Gainings and L. K. Harwag..-, . j; . ' , >•.,..,','•, .•>-••• . Six murder cases Involving Negroes are In the court docket for trial before Judge Harrison and the panel of petit jurors selected Immediately after the grand jury began its work; Several witnesses were on hand to appear before the grand Jury which was expected to complete its work during the day. Cases to be heard today included misdemeanor appeals from the Osceola Municipal Court and from the Justice of peace courts In the district. To Hear Burglary Casts The felony cases Involve for the most part burglary, grand larceny, forgery and uttering and assault cases, it was indicated. Tlie state will be represented in the trials by Mr. Pjirtlow and Myron T. Nailling, deputy prosecutor for the Osceola District. Members of the petit Jury Include: R. H. Jones. D. C. 1 Dobbins, E. R. Bogan, C. B, wood, Jr., Kelly Gardner, Champ Meadows, T. M. Markham, Wayne Busscy, A. E. Clark, Karry Matlock, Max E. Sulccr, Clay May. A. S. Catchings, Jr., Paul Falrley, Ray Morgan, A. D. spellings, W. B. Colbert. R. S. Jackson, Leo Schrlek, Jr., Hex Crane and J. M. Majors. Judge Harrison gave detailed instructions to the members of the petit jury panel explaining their duties in the trial of cases in which they must weigh the evidence and determine the facts in order to fairly determine the guilt or innocence of those accused in criminal cases. SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Negro Man Slain Near Keiser; Wife Is Held as Suspect- Mary Lee Underwood, Negro woman of near Keiser, was being held In Jail In Osceola today for investigation of the circumstances surrounding the death of her husband, Roosevelt Underwood. Underwood was slabbed and died a short time after being wounded, according to reports by Sheriff Cliff Cannon and Maurice Little, town marshal at Keiser, who Investigated. Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Myron T. Naming In Osceola said that the woman Is being held In Jail. The Negroes lived on the Taltnagc McKay farm west of Keiser and that the stabbing took place In one of the tenant houses on the farm. Total of U. S. Strike Idle Nears Million Mark as Workers at Aluminum Plants Desert Jobs Labor Chief s Expect AFL Head To Reject Lewis' Bid for Aid WASHINGTON, Oct. 17. </P,-Most labor leaders today expected William Green to reply with a polite "No, thank you" to John L Lewis's proposal that AFL unions help finance the CIO steel strike At the moment; Lewis and the COO a week each towards tho steel Unllcti Mine Workers arc'.Independent of both the APL and CIO. Green, a former coal miner himself, la not ns angry at Lewi.? as some AFL leaders who have tangled with Lewis In Ihe past, so he may temper his reply to the Lewis plan for a $2,500,000 weekly war chest. The pro|»sal was made by Lewis in a letter to Green. CIO President phi P M™* p*£"t^is: SJBSUSr£• W, TS-JS Corkers strike, stepped up Saturday po rt , , )ays no d | rect str k ' J±. '<! ,,,m i , i » , , * P 0 "' )a S' s "° direct str kc benefits with quick endorsement of the idea Miners at St. Michael, Pa lele- thnt unions "pool their resource graphed Lewi* that "We believe a , — '—:• ."— ......v.^.. graphed Lewis that "We believe a for the common defense and gen- kitty sllould ^ rlltec(1 to ^icvltfe era) welfare of the labor movement," poverty In the fining field, Urst" lliat wasn't exactly'what Lewis Most of the I& AFL executive was talking bout. He suggested that council members will attend a n- at least nine AFL unions were rich ner here Tuesday night Some said enough to Join with the United Green might plltoff a decUiOn u.i- Mtne workers in coiitnbuting ?250,- til utter that session. Last 32 Claims In MoPac Strike Under Discussion ST. LOUIS, Oct. 17—</!')—Negotiators In the Missouri Pacific Railroad strike met again today to consider tho last 32 claims against the railroad. Two hundred and fifty of the Union's claims for overtime pay or pay for special work have been considered and spokesmen for both sides said a substantial number of them have been settled. The strike began Sept. 9 over 282 claims. The latest series of talks began last Monday. Some 5,000 members of four brotherhoods' are on strike. Another ; 20,000 Missouri Pacific -employes .were laid.offi ; ,''.. ":•"•—•::. \', Thirty claims were considered at a three-h'our meeting yesterday—the first Sunday session since the strike started. Guy A. Thompson, trustee for the railroad, predicted after yesterday's meeting that the remaining claims would be taken up today. However, consideration didn't mean settlement in all cases. Those claims not settled will be taken up again by the negotiators. If they still can't settle them, some other method will be set up to consider them. ' But until both sides agree on the method, the strike will continue. Tax Rate Raise Again Granted to Drainage District County Judge Roland Green this morning signed an order calling for continuance of the 2.25 per cent increase in taxes in Drainage District 10 for 1850. However, landowners In the district have been paying this increase since 1948, so It means no change in the taxes they paid last. year. A basic levy of 2.75 per cent was set In 1940. In 1048, an Increase of 2.25 per cent was granted and land owners paid that Increase in 1047 and last year. The Increase was deemed necessary for the district to properly maintain its network of ditches. Weather Arkansas forecast: Generally fair this afternoon, tonight and Tuesday. A little warmer tonight. Missouri forecast: Pair east, Increasing cloudiness west portion tonight. Tuesday, considerable cloudiness with scattered showers west and north Tuesday or Tucs'day night. No important changes In temperatures. Minimum this morning—55. Maximum yesterday—78. Minimum Sun. morning—19. Maximum Saturday—17. Sunset today—5:23. Sunrise tomorrow—6:08. Precipitation 48 hours to 7 a.m. today—none. Total since Jan. 1—47.61. Mean temperature (midway bc- wccn high and low)—6C.5. Normal mean for Oct.—65. N. O. Cotton Open High Low 1:30 Dec 2961 2963 2S55 2955 Mar 2952 2958 2949 2349 May . 29+8 2052 29*3 M-U July 2900 2903 2833 28'H Oct 2730 2735 2712 2715 New York Cotton Open High Low 1:30 3CC 2965 2957 2930 296! r 2957 2S62 2952 2952 May 2952 2957 29« 2946 July «10 20-5 2902 KM Oct. . 3737 Z1« 27SI 2722 Mew York Stocks 1:30 Quotations A T ft T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper .. . . Beth steel i Chrysler . : National Distillers 'Gen Electric Get] Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester Sears, Roebuck Republic Steel ... Hadlo . ...,;; Socony Vacuum Sludebakcr • Standard ol N j Texas Corp . 143 1-2 . 72 1-2 . 27 7-8 . 38 1-8 . 62 3-4 . 21 1-4 . 37 3-4 . 63 7-8 . 51 3-4 . 10 3-8 . 20 1-4 . 42 1-2 . 20 l-2i . 12 3-8i . 16 3-4' . 23 3-4! . 70 7-8 , 61 7-« .like, statement, also suggested lhat the Murray, In a carefully worded Rtcelworkers to the last man would '"end help and assistance to the ine workers." Lewis' critics snld lie was making i Brand stand play" to boost the morale of his own miners, who have ' 'en on strike since Sept. 10. 'Hie ilon, although It hud more than 16,000 Called Out- Steel Fabricators Also Start Walkout PITTSBURGH, Oct. 17. _ (AP) —America's strike idle nem-ed the million mark today as 16,000 CIO members .struck "'»e plants of Alurninu, i Company of America. .T 1 ' 0 aluminum workers join- 480,000 striking steelworker s and 380,000 striking sort eon) miners. " 1 ," 55 ' oco workcrs in tt 'ii«l have been laid off borne stechvorkera' members in i- fabricating sice. Tn,"s ry * Marine Chief Hits Pentagon Policy Commandant Claims Army Trying to Wipe Out Power of Corps WASHINGTON, Oct. 17—(/In— Oen. Clfton B. sCates, heat! of the i. £ • Corps ' accused the Army high command today of trying to wipe out the "combat power of the Marine Corps." • Dates told the House Armed Services Committee that the combat morale of his fighting force still I* ..But substantial...,feRrm'«has ~bcen clone to, the national defense ho said, by. "crippling handicaps" inflicted on tho Marine Corps through Pentagon policies. Severe and teIlin B blows are being struck Into the "bone and muscle" of the Marines, Gates said. Reductions, he said, are "striking into the heart of our combat forces." CatM wan n witness at the House group's hearings on the rows with- n the armed services. The Navy is buttling against the policies which. It contends, builds tip the Air corps at the expense of th Navy. Kmlnrsts Navy Argument Cates said he heartily endorsed cryiiiing the Navy has been saying along that line. For two years, the Marine commandant said, •» lot of the time energy ami attention of the Marine Corp s leadership has been consumed by resisting "inroads and Incursions" against the corps. These "Inroads" have been going on, he said, despite the specific protection thrown around the corps Confess when It passed the nification law putting the Army Navy and Air Force under one department, Gates added: "The manifest combat power of the Marine Corps Is being destroyed and dissipated and Its mobilization potential Ignored " Cates said the "Army general staff group" stands today within "a measurable tll.rt.ince" of achieving three objectives against the Marines, In spite of what the law says. .He listed the objectives IhU way 1. The Marine un)ts be llmltea to regiment .size and the corps cut to 50,000 to 60,000 men ' 2. That amphibious warfare, thi specialty of the Marines, be rcc ognlml as nn Army function. 3. That the Marine Corps not bi expanded appreciably in wartime. I ho government knoc coTkc'd n°af Wnr Petitions Again Tssue The mediators tried to head off ov-; 1 f 11 -"? •««*« times? How or *,„ ^ " g '° gct lnd «^fy lead" crs and Slcelworker President Phil. Jl| b M..rray back to the bargaining The United Stales : steel Corpor"'" 61 ' Ca " er tt " d t '° e ^a,„„ peeled^ t« accept^ 1 the-'ifivltatlon'- 1 -Pensions are the big. Issue In -th« aluminum company strike Just a* they are In the steel strike . A company spokesman said only 50 per cent of Alcoa production WH "e affected because worker, at As other .18 plant,, are represented by AFL and other unions ' Murray Inslstr imiiwlry pay tho enlrecostofapcnsionLS.Ur! nncQ program-exactly as the presidential r,,ct ruling bbara « P com: mended. Big steel has offered to l>ay the lo-ccnt package rrcom mended by the board-but not un- nta ° f, cel ™ rkcra contribute' too "IB Aluminum Company " o f America, which makes 50 per ccn ?' ,' M nflt ,'°'!' s "'"mfnurn, says "t met the slcclworkers- demand for rnnU 0 ? 1 * ^ PCnsl °" s «"1 four cents for Insurance. The company sn'ld negotiations collapsed Friday night over the un°". s , rhcfllsnl 'o accept a provision ,ui,t , proposc[i Pension plan be In if IV"/ flltu re adjustment In federal Social Security laws Murray says the aluminum company s pension proposal "would havo nrrir n" "''I 0 ' 10 " ln 'he company's Pitifully Inadeouate retirement payment to it.s old employes" Mtlle Picketing ^FZ !""', m ." C ' " any PfckMU'B Ln D , plilnUi ni Ncw Kenslng- ni. ' CrC 4 ' 000 nrc employed oilier Alcoa operations were struck at Badln.N.C.; Aleon Term? Bridgeport. Conn.; Edzewnlcr M i . netrolt: Bauxite/ A^'ra^i Inrt., and Mobile, Ala As the CTO stcelworkers struck bcc STRIKES on I'auc 10 Soybeans Nnv ?" c " H| 2 h ^w Close ^ Ov 223 229-71 228 228 " cc . 228TS 220« 227',4 22714 Men ....... 227','. 227« 226 2.'8H Mf >y 225'/. 225 !4 224 H 2^4 Daisy Mountain Feud Flares Anew May Rival Hatfield-McCoy Squabble DAISY, Tenn., Oct. 17—w>>— Daisy Mountain's moonshine filed lids fair to take Its place with -he famed Hatfield and McCoy squabble In southern mountain hls- x>ry. Spawned during a dispute over .he making of corn whiskey anil [anned by bitter hatred, the fucd lamed anew over the weekend. Another man was killed on the lonely mountainside—the third to die since the hill country war began two years ago. Police found William L. (Boots! arker lying on a muddy slope of he mountain Saturday night, shot three times and bludgeoned with an ax. Raymond Bell, 29. was found at the scene, two ax wounds on his head. Bell and his brother, Ed, 23, were arrested and Chief Deputy Scott Sawford charged them with murder. Th«y face arraignment tomorrow. Officers have redoubled patrols on the mountain but have met with the same tight-lipped silence that greeted them after the two previous deaths: no one knows anything about the slaying. says nn r , , 8Ct tno50 on tne mountain to talk," Sheriff Frank Burns Evidence has been sparse whenever one of the Mountaineers has been tried for a killing. Several pcr.wns recently were Indicted on murder charges In the first two deaths. Three trials were held and all were acquitted. For a while it seemed there would be peace on the mountain. A representative of each faction appeared on a nationwide radio broadcast (We The People) last December and proclaimed an end to the fucd. it evidently didn't take.' Parker was the brother of Theodore (Pap) Parker, reportedly the eader of one of the factions, who s now serving ig months In t. Kentucky prison for transporting Illegal whiskey. There are plenty of relatives and friends to take up the battle If they choose. Chief Deputy Swafford said the Bell brothers are thought to be members of the Parker faction, but that he believes Parker's death is more than a family affair and that it Is connected with previous fued activity. .. -.
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