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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XLVI—NO. 38 Blythevllle Courier Blythevllle Daily New* Mississippi Valley Leader Blythevllle Herald THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND MISSOURI Red Hunters Ask Parades, Maid of Cotton Visit, ^nlemptCitation Style Show Held Despite Rain' OfBrowder.Field Action Is Sought After Witnesses Fail To Answer Questions WASHINGTON, May 6. (AP) —Counsel for Senate Communist investigators today recommended that Karl Browder and Frederick Van- dcrbilt Field be cited for contempt of Congress. • Kdward P. Morgan, attorney for a Senate foreign relations subcommittee, told reporters he has drafted a citation resolution for consideration by the full foreign relations committee. "I am recommending that both men be ciied for contempt," Mar- Ban added. Browder Refused Browder, former chief of the American Communist i-nny, and field, wealthy New Yorker, refused lo answer many questions when they testified before the snbeoni- fi'j^ee last week. '^Ke subcommittee Is Investigating charges by Senator McCarthy <R- Wls) Hint, the Slate Department is harboring a lot of Communists and Red sympathizers. Tydir.js said at the time: "Quite apart from whether'the refusal of the witnesses was based on irrelevancy of questions asked or because of Constitutional guarantees, or anything else. I have directed this action because I have felt there has been an affront to the dignity of the Senate and the government in the refusal of (lie witnesses lo answer the questions.' Status Is Unanswered yield, for one thing, refused to teU the subcommittee whether he Is or es-er had been a Communist. I« declining to reply, he cited hi: rights under the Constitution and •Bid hts answer might tend to in criminate him. Brqivder cited no grounds,fax . t^Tur-l. f~ .*..„.. ?** ^ *- * Ki Morgan's announ~™™»- laid plarii r tb,*gi Monday on a'sludy . Senator McCarthy (R-W thcr Communists, Fellow Travelers or otherwise bad security risks. Blast Planned BMfTHBVlLLE. ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, MAY 6, 1950 TEN PAGES Despite threatening skies this morning ]>|;ms for welcoming 'the Maid of Cotton and staging of Manila's Cotton Week parade remained unaltered as Mississippi County's Cotton Week drew to an end. ' * ' x - >.,, ^, Today's oilier Cotton Week at- :raction, the Blytheville Maid of Cotton fashion show, was the begin at 4 o'clock this afternoon in the American Legion auditorium regardless of weather conditions. Osceola Chamber of Commerce Manager Charles Jolllff said tins morning lhat a weather report from the Memphis airport predicted continued cloudiness but cessation of rain this afternoon. He and Cotton Week Chairman Bub MeKlnnon of Manila said their respective parades were to go on as scheduled even i temporary delays. Maid of Cotton Elizabeth McGee and Cotton Carnival King R. E. L. Wilson III were to appear in Osceola's parade at 2 p.m. and then proceed to Blythevillc for a welcome and appearance at the Blyiheville fashion show. Miss McGec and her entourage from Memphis were to lie greeted in Wilson this morning by Mr. Wilson and the Osceola High School Hand. Blythevllle High School's Band was to lead her motor caravan down Main Street here this afternoon. Manila's climactic Cotton Week parade was scheduled to begin at ' 3:30 this afternoon and fcalured an address by W. Kemper Bruton of lhe National Cotton Council. . Blytheville's fashion show, which : wilt feature (he Maid of Cotton wardrobe, climaxed Cotton Week activities in Blytheville. Last night more than 1.500 people packed Osceola's downtown area for a street dance before showers BINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Hill Says Ark-Mo Can Meet Gas Rates of 'Any Other' Company Claim of Cheaper Fuel Service Labeled False Arkansas-Missouri Power Company can obtain natural Kns and serve Blytliovillc as cheaply us any oilier distributor of the fuel, James Hill, Jr., president of the utility, said today. + J< Mr. Hill labeled as false the ^ claims of another "as yet unorga- I nizecl" company that it could bring cheaper gas to Blytheville because t could bny lhe fuel at a lower iliolesale rate than could the pow- r company here. At lhe same lime, lhe ulilly 'resident disclosed lhat Ark-Mo later in lhe 'cv'eTuiiir^.flhcm Ma "' " f C ""°" E " 7!>bclh McGcc ' • ' rl " c h " c loda >-' SC w!lh r mmi f °i'' »° Ve £ BeUy Ami GraVre ' 16(U Hrarn ' Bly " tlancc 1>nd "Pnwnncc of Miss Nor- b-nTd u r r ?' ,° Braw!cv - slrl "8 ' ">« vill »- "la Jean Sherwood, who was to rep- hm ciowd got in nearly three Matt Murry Jefferson and Marie resent the city at Blytheville's style imlaii Ua " cln « Wore rains Gipson were winners in the Negro show, at the notary club meeting u '°" p i!i au <ml to the program. division of the jitterbug contest, where she modeled R cotton cos- v, ninets in the jitterbug contest Joiner capped it Cotton Week tutne presented her by Joiner nier- were Britt Huey of Oseeola and activities this week with a street chants. Acheson Asks West Rally fo Meet Global Challenge of Communism - h - ~ ^ m-rXf~*V"~r *fc£ D * ^,7*V- :tary jt State I ArtSson, lor Europ*.> "called o lues will'come a new sense of community In the North Atlantic area." r-ir — - rr , -• *..*. .».?.*•.... Acheson said that Schumah, Brit- tatc of the West today to r % fy .their ish Poieign Minister Bcvin and he forces with "utmost vigor'- to meel t ",."<a.» J.iuimilj' ull a -ivuuy OI OL3L Department loyalty files made avail able by President Truman. 'The files to be examined by tin Senate foreign relations subcoin- - *~ >">-" ""*« "cc ii.iw.uia c*- mit.lee cover 81 persons cited by eiywhere wilt face increasingly cru- Vis) as ot- cial tests in the years immediately ism. "Free men and free nations nu: OL.III; ui-'jj.ii imuiu m luivancc oi McCarthy reportedly is planning his take off time of ! p.m. <EST1. to blast the administration tonight The aim was to emphasize the hopes for releasing only the State De- he holds of increasing unity of the the global challenge of Commun- to develop concerted action" by the big three Western powers in pursuit of what he culled "our overriding common interests." All World Problems The three foreign ministers, he iaid, will deal with problems in till parts of the world. As for the meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Council week "Mler next, Acheson noted that it will bo the such ahead," Acheson declared in n take- on" statement. The statement was given out by the State Department in advance of -.,, „, partment records on those cases to the "Committee, which is Investigating his charges that a lot of Communists and Red sympathizers have Infiltrated the department. He has insisted lhat the inquiry group must have access to FBI files RS well. McCarthy told reporters he would have plenty to say regarding the files issue In a speech tonight before a convention of midwestern young Republicans in Chicago. A nationwide radio broadcast (ABCI of his address Is scheduled (7-30 p.m., EST). Teachers Meet ^t Walker Park With 150 persons regi.slsred. the Mississippi County spring teachers meeting gol. under way at the Wo- building at Walker Brown, of Memphis men's Exhibit Park today. Dr. C. S. Western powers in diplomatic conferences in London during the next two weeks. To Meet Sclumum Acheson was scheduled lo reach Paris tomorrow morning for talks with French Foreign Minister Schuman,. and to continue to Ixmdon Tuesday. After declaring that the immediate future will bring "increasingly crucial tests" in the Communist struggle Acheson added: "What we seek at London is to accelerate mobilization of the moral and material strength of the free world. The free world contains vast untapped moral and material resources. We must develop those reserves to the test of our ability. We should be doing so even if international Communism did uot exist. As things arc we must do so with ulmost vigor." Meetings Are Important "These meetings will be important in themselves, bul 1 believe they will be even more important in laying the basis for continuing concerted action in the future. State College, was to deliver the principal address during (lie half- day session. Also on this morning's progr-im was a business session and a nujsi- ; - ' cal program by the Shawnre School ! For Dog License Fee under direction of Dallon Fowhton "I trust that from these meet- Police Help Dejected Lad Dig Up Two Dollars Weather forecast: cloud iner.s. a few scallcrort showers -then dug deeply for more. this afternoon and In the northeast poitlon tonight. Sunday partly cloudy and warmer. <f issnuri forcv t%f<: Generally {air tonight except scattered thundershowers throughout the southern portion tonlsht: Sunday parlly tercd Ihuiidershowers; BOSTON, May S. MP>— When a fellow needs a friend ..... .sec the Fields Corner police. Etgiil-year-old Edmund Cameron walked inlo the station there pay $2 for a dog license. to . He pulled out of his pockels $1.03 The effort produced onlv cowboy pictures, a deck of cards, a rubber ball, a top. a dart, pocket knife chewing gum, candy. Dejected Edmund gave up. But Lt. Robert E. Bowes was standing nearby. He's a guy who has fond memcor'cs of his own boyhood. In no lime, he had collected Q7 tciits nnd Eddie went off smiling with his mongrel "Butch" at his heels. WAIiMKK cloudy with scat-, Officer Sprains Back throughout lhe state Sunday. Low Helping Lady on Stairs tonight near 55 extreme north to ' CHICAGO, May 6. (AP'— A gal- 65 extreme south. High Sunday In i '""' police lieutenant helped an 3 "- MrWl.r .,<,,„„„ wf ,l k (|own ^ wpt in their talks next week will session for discussion of lhe "political, economic and military problems involved in attaining the objectives of the treaty"—thai Is, in strengthening tlie defenses of (lie West." Acheson declared he was "much encouraged" by his recent talks with both Republican and Democratic lenders in Congress and by receipt of "invaluable assistance" from Republican Advisors John Foster Dulles and John Sherman Cooper. He said preparations for the meetings have been of a completely bi- Dell Man Is Held After Fatal Fight Preliminary Hearing In Death near Steele Is Set for Monday .lames Parrish, 21-year-old Dell 'sidenl. Is scheduled for prcllmi- lary hearing in Carulhersville Monlay on. a charge of first degree nurder in connection with the death it Henry (Mac) .Downing, 2:1, of Jteele who died April 29 of what iflicers were injuries received riur- ng a fight near Sleele. According to officers. Parrish was nvoh'Cd In a fight with Downing Mid two other Steele men outside i night club vicar Steelo. He was ;ald to have been struck over the read with a blunt instrument and died from the effect of the .blow ?ne week later. Deputy Sheriff Jack Kelly of Ca- .'uthcrsville was quoted as saying hat Downing, with Darrell Daii- els and Grady Oliver, who also ive till Slcele; slopped tit the Wagon Wheel night club near Stccle on .he night of April 21 and lhat downing went into lhe night spot. ArRiuneiil Blamed Afler cnlering he was said to have Leachville Woman Is Found Not Guilty on Morals Charge Mrs. Lelia Slaudenmire of Leachville who was fined $300 and cosls last week on charges of contributing to the delinquency of minors after vice raid on her home, today was found not guilty of a charge of'kcep- ing a bawdy house. Fallowing a hearing on the delinquency charges, in Municipal Court Wednesday. Judi;c Graham Sudbury took under advisement the charge of keeping a bawdy house. until May 16. A teen-aged Lcachvllle youth, who was rclso arrested in connection with the raid, entered a plea of guilty to a similar charge and was fined S100 and costs willi lhe tine suspended upon recomandalion of the In other action this morning, information charging three member! of a Leachville farm family will arson in connection with the fire In another case stemming from I Feb. 8 which destroyed the" Boy lithe April 21 raid, a hearing for Ar- ton Cotton Gin at Boynlon was lo line Robinson of Leachville on | be filed In circuit Court today afte charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor was continued Soviet Renews Prisoner Claim BERLIN, May 6. iTI'i— Rocked by (he outraged German reaction lo Russia's claim lhat all German prisoners of war have been repatriated the Communists launched a furious couhtcroffensivc today. The Russian-controlled press and radio denounced as "poisonous lies" --. v.v..^- ntnuii ir German and Allied charges lhat j morning. Bob Bailey lu-ycar-oi hundreds of thousands of Germans Leachvile farm hand" was ordcre still were being held in the Soviet -- " Union. The Communist* reiterated old charges that lhe United States was withholding captured records of German arm? war riend In order lo 'Ive lhe imnresstn;i thousands of Germans still wore alive In Raffia. These charges have bron denied by (he Western powers as "Communist calumnies." charges of arson against them were dismissed In Muncipal Court thii morning. Charges of arson against C. E Decker, his wife Fannie Decker and Ihcir 17-year-old son were dlsmlssci in Municipal Court this morning oi Ihe motion of Deputy Prosccutin,, Attorney Arthur S. Harrison who said he would file the charges riirec with Circuit Court later today The three members of the sharecropper family are charged will setting fire to the gin which wa. destroyed. Loss in the fire wa. rstimalcd at $100,000. In other action In 3 Os. Minimum this morning 70. Maximum ycsterday-'-81. Sunset loday—S:J8. Sunrise lomorrow 5:0-1. Prccipilalton 24 hours to 7 a.m today -.18. Total since Jan. 1— 26.30. Mean temperature (midway between high and low I—71. Normal mean for May—70.2. This Dale Lasl Year Minimum fhis iiori'inR 61. Maximum 32 Precipitation dan. 1 to tills dale —33.15. elderly woman .ilairway and then fell down, suffering a sprained back. LI. Thomas McCann, 52, stop- iwd Ills squad car when he iaw the ivoman hesitate about walking down the wet stairway at a soulh- side Illinois Rallrad sta- Hon. Wilh McCann's aid. the unidentified woman reached the sidewalk safely. NfcCann slipped on the bottom step and fell backward. <:r.- tva.s laken to a doctor's officv li> the squad car and trealcd lor a Drained b!>.^. New York .Stocks Closing Quotation*: A T A; T .. ..... IS7 5-S Amer Tobacco ......... 70 Anaconda Copper ........ 31 5-8 Beth steel ................ 37 1-8 Chrysler ................ -] | May court thi C2-year-oIi held to await circuit Court aclioi on a charge of rape. He was re mandcd to the custody of tin sheriff without bond. Hailcy is charged with assaultlni his 11-year-old great nelcc. Heater Overheats An overheated oil heater at th lioiric of Steven Johns. 1316 Wcs Ash, was lhe cause of a fire alarn uu.s morning. N O damage resulted. New York Cotton NEW YORK, May 6. <AP)-C! 0 ifn cotton quotations— Hizh Gen Electric Oen Motors Montgomery Ward N V Central Int Harv«ier National Distlller- North Am Aviation Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum Studcbaker Standard of N J Tr'-is Corp .. 1-2! Jiy. 85 7-8 Oct. 58 1-21 Oec. 22 15 3-8 31 1-4 20 3-1 17 7-8 73 May Low 3758 3218 . 3276 32<» . 3150 3120 . 3135 3107 3141 313!) Last 3258 327S 3150 3135 Jccbme engaged in argument with Parrish nnd was asked to leave, He returned to his car, officers said, Ml before he could drive away, "arrish came from the night chili o the car and asked for the man 'who wanted to fight." When Downing got out of the car saying that he was lhe one. officers were quoted as saying, Parrish drew a knife. Oliver and Daniels .hen entered the argument and i Ight followed^ during which Down ng received a blow on the head and le and his two companions also re, ceived cuts. Downing was taken to the Ken nedy General Hospital in Memphi., following the altercation and died one week later. Parrish lias made arrangements with Mississippi River Fuel Co., a gas transmission corporation named by the distributing company being formed in Little Rock as Its probable supplier, pu.-cliiise EH.S at the .same rau-.s charged any organization that serves thus area. Kl'C Sets Hales These rales, Mr. Hill said, are .set by the Federal Power Commission. In Lilllc Rock this week, plans for forming a~$12,000,OM lo $14,000,000 company to distribute natural gas to about 50 East Arkansas towns were announced by three bond companies and C. Hamilton Moses, president of Arkansas Power and Light Co. To be formed from AP and L gas properties lo be sold at a cost of from $2,000,000,000 to $3.000,000, ths proposed company plans to pipe jas from Hie Texas Gas Transmission Co. line in North Mississippi across lhe river to Helena and then north lo Hlylhcville via the new AP and L generating plant al Palestine, In si. Francis County. Council lo Meet Mnnrhiy In n prono.=nl made lo the City Council here, a bond company representative cited plans to bring gas to Mississippi County Irorn lhe Mississippi River Fuel Company pipeline west of Pnragould. The Blyiheville City Council will meet at 7:30 Monday night In City Hall to hear additional details of lhe proposed company's plans in regard to organizing, financing and rates. A delay of three weeks was granted the bond companies involved to prepare this data. Tlie other source, of supply Involved In the Ark-Mo proposal Is the Texas-Eastern Gas Transmission Company's "Big Inch" pipeline, which will feed the utility's new generating plant 'between St. Francis. Ark., and Campbell, Mo. One Line Shorter The line from the company's new plant, Mr. Hill said, would be about one-third shorter than a line from the Mississippi River Fuel Company pipeline. However, according lo the most recent wholesale rate schedule, the Mississippi River Fuel Co. gas at the source would be cheaper than gas obtained from Texus-Bastcrn. Mr. Hill said preliminary surveys indicate that when the length nf transmission line required to bring gas here Is considered. AOc-Mo probably can distribute the Texas- Eastern gas at a lower rate than either it or the proposed company Senate Okays Foreign Aid Bill; Cut Is Made WASHINGTON, May g. (AP)-The ndmluislration's big foreign aid authorization was safely through Hie senate today, shorn of a quarter of a billion dollars but otherwise fairly Intact. prospects, however - , that the S3,122,.!50,000 figure approved by a whopping CO to a vote last night will subjected to a determined economy drive when voting starts on a later bill providing the cash. President Truman's $45,000.000 ,. "Point Four" program of aid to the underdeveloped areas of the world squeaked by on a margin of one vote— 37 to 36. And only a 40 to 40 tie—which in the Scnntc is n losing vole— prevented a $500.000.000 cut In the European Recovery Program, instead of tlie 5250.000,000 slash eventually approved. Several Suffer Cuts The administration's $3,100000000 request for a third year of the Marshall Plan was the only one of several programs in the bill to suffer a cut. These tight votes—plus a bitter economy speech by Senator McKellar m-Tctm), chairman of the powerful appropriations committee — heralded trouble when Congress Bets around to supplying lhe money for tile aid programs. Tile measure that emerged from the Sciuitn In nn cxtrn-liours session merely authorizes the programs and fixes a top limit to be spent on them during lhe 1951 tis- cal year that begins July 1. The actual money must, be. provided separately in an appropriations Ml). House Volcd Less Tile House previously had voted 520,000,000 less for foreign aid. with the extra cut made in ibe Point Four program. That and other minor differences will have to be ironed out by a Senate-House conference committee. While ar.y senator who voted with the iiclininislrnUon could claim partial credit for the narrow victories In ihe Point Pour and Marshall flan tests, the distinction was awarded by common consent to Senator Taylor (D-Tdaho). Taylor Was Critic Taylor, who was vice presidential candidate on Henry Wallace's Progressive Party ticket In 1048, had been one of the Senate's most vigorous critics of the Marshall Plan anil other aid programs. He had argued in the past lhat such projects should be administered by the United Nations. Yesterday he unexpectedly reversed his field, saying he is convinced (ho United States must try "to halt the spread of Communism." He Ihen voted with the administration on every test. Ex-Soviet Courier Seen As Remington Witness WASHINGTON. May 6. ,'/P)^Wj : nri»Mi.,T)entlev, vTJc set '(('•.'•»' .series of Investigations into the-VbyaftyVof'\VUIiam W^He'ininBtitvmay could from the Fuel Co. line. Mississippi River arrested on April 25 on a xvnrrant. sworn out by Daniels and the murder charge was filed against him after Down hie National IOOF Officer Sneaks To 200 Here Aprfijdmslely 200 persons svere on hand at Calvary Baptist Church lifst nisht lo hear Lynn ,L Irwin of Des Moincs, la., past fovorr.ian grand master of the Independent Order of Oddfellows. . . Mr. Hill said that no exact rate schedule could be quoted at the present lime by Ark-Mo or any other company since such rates will have lo he approved by lhe Arkansas Public Service Commission for towns In this state and by the ri PSC lor points in that Hales Need Approval Any rate schedules set up, lie said, ill depend on Die "load factor" established by lhe n mount of gas used by bolli industrial and resi- Missouri stale. dential consumers in this urea rea Mr. Hill said "one point in favor of the Ark-Mo plan of bringing gas from tlie Texas-Eastern line is the enormous amount of fuel lhat will be required by the new 30,000 kilowatt Ark-Mo plant." Use of gas nt Ihls pl,,,,t. lie pointed „. vMM.^.Mjn.-t. ft"' 1 "^ *'"•> piant. ne pointed Mr. Irwin spoke on Ihe organiza- °"'. cil " be supplemented by cither lion and purpose oi IOOF. which ' r " cl °" or coal for peak loading Pmhrnfue m nilln,*.- !.~ r.j ...n.. ;, . I nill'DOMes *i-lit,~H ,......i.j „.-_ .. "".» rtuu inn [KKie 01 Hjcjr'. wmch r " ul coai 'or peak loading embraces 18 nations in 54.400 units l'" r POses, which would mean that "- 1 ''- 1 - l ' •" • the over-all cost of gas would be lower because of the diversity of usage at the plant. This, he explained, would mean which have 1.400.000 members Ke explained that youth work and community service occupied positions of prime importance in the IOOF. which owns and operates "6 homc= for the aged and children. Organized 1J1 years ago the [OOP is now spending he'. tor than $•250,000 re-habilitating lodr-s in Europe. Mr. Irwln. who was made nn Arkansas Traveler when he spoke In Little nock, has been nn .1 tour Arkansas cities, during which 1,000 . He has met with local lodi?c of- licers find addrescd public meetings in Little nock. Hot Springs. Van Buren, Tcxarkana and Springdale. An IOOP lodpe was organized rc- cenlly In Blythevillc. of he has traveled more than miles in the state. , , wou mea lhat in times of peak ] oa< | Bas <| c . mand, the company would be able Lee to Direct Clean-Up Drive For Red Cross George M., former chapter chairman for the Chictoisnwba Di.5 ,„„ ... „„,,. ta ^ 0 , „„ Irict Chapter ot lhe American Red 'he basis of charges made against Cross and now a member of the Red crass executive board, has been named chairman of a campaign to complete the of the chapter. clcnn-im fund The campaign, which has been underway since Mnrch 1, has fallen $3,000 short of a $15.000 goal, and li. G. West, campaign chairman, stated earlier that the failure to meet the quota would result In a slashed budget. He Indicated that tlie reason the quota had not been met was that during active soliclt- alon people had not been home or had been awny from their businesses when the solicitor called. The volunteer workers were unable to take enough time from their own businesses to make repent rails be snld, Mr. lias asked those who have not been contacted to scud contributions lo lhe chapter office at the Court House. The total collections is now $13,334. This Includes SfiJ reported by Mrs. K. O. Edwards and Robert Oreggs of Whisthvillc. and S75 reported by two loam captains to be applied toward the Initial gilts campaign. Mr. lf.c is expected to name clean-up campaign workers early next week. -+testify against him again. Cliiilrnia/i Wood (D-Ga) said to- lay Miss Bentley, an admitted for- uer courier for a Soviot spy ring, may be called as a witness in the House Un - American Activities Committee's current Investigation if Remington. Heniinglpn, 32, a Commerce Department economist, was suspended from his Job In July. 1948, on him by Miss Bentley. He return'--! lo work after being cleared by the government's lop loyalty revleiv board. The present Investigation resulted from what Wood described aa new evidence. As developed during Die two days fie/niiieton spent on the witness stand lhat evidence consist.; o! sworn testimony by two admitted former Communists—Kenneth Mc- ';jn;,,:!! and Howard A, Bridgman— chat Remington was a Communist when he worked as an 18-year-old mcMcngcr for the TVA at Knox- vlllc, Tenii.. in 1D3G-37. In the face of this testimony, RumliiRton denied, as ho has many limes, that he ever was a member of the Communist Parly. Yesterday's committee session featured a review of Remington's association with Miss Benliey. She testified before Senate investigators two years ago thai Remington, while at lhe war production board, gave her secret information. liemJngton denied this anew. Speaker Named For Oi! Meeting - „, j »ijniu uc JUJLI; | ,n C n',T r ',,"' C 'i' 11 " 1 to f " cl °" '""'-I K Bfntlcy, Jr., of Jonesboro. dis- -- ^, j,.,..,,^ w ,, A tj |_,, u( | £||i(| on the other hand, distribute Its off-peak" gas at a lower rate. Ark-Mo has proposed to bring gas "by the 1951 heathy season-to Blythevllle. Dell. Mnniln. Leachville Osceola, Wilson. Piggott and Recor n Arkansas and Caruthcrsvllle. Haytl. Stcele and Kenncti In Missouri. A number of smaller 'owns along the route of the gas line also would be served. The gas would oc piped to Blythevillc from lhe utility s new jjcnrraling plant, and the otner points would be served by lines branching from it. An alternate plan. Mr. Hill said, Sec GAS on . (ricl manager oi tnc nun Refining Company, will address the Mississippi County Oil Dealer's Association at the annual convention to be conducted May 9 at the Hotel Noble In BJyUlevlllc. Mr. Rcntly Is scheduled lo discuss the state organization of oil dealers. Other speakers will Include William F. Scarborough of Little Rock, executive secretary of the Oil Dealers' Association o! Arkansas. G. o. Pocte. president of the local Troup. said that Mr. Bcntley's ad- ircss was scheduled .'or 7:30 p.m. Officers of the association will be meted at the convention. Deer Munches 'Fags' at Saloon Trial 3110 3I41N 3112 3I39N ^ O Cotton NEW ORLEANS. May 6. (AP) — Closmg cotton quotations— Steel Sears Southern Pacific Hlsh Low fi7!-4|."ay 3245 3M2 J245-45 sq ' '"V 32(1" 3248 3° 380"' 3M-, 3116 443-4jDcc 3128 3101 3127-28 54 ' Mc « 3130 3115 3132B ClOSL' 1257 r.n 3145 MARYSVILLE. Mont., May 6. ... , — A cigarette-eating deer peered Ihrough a saloou window to watch this gold mining camp's first trial In 40 years. The deer, a juror's pet it turned out. may have thought It was seeing things. Bul it had nothing on attorney Henry Loble of the nearby city of Helena. The startled Loblc felt belter after a Juror handed the derr a handful of r:l(!nrel[os and H went awav A dispulc was Irled under an old Montana law which allows a Justice court, usually limited In Jurisdlc- to handle land disputes because it |, closest to the people and thus able to mete out quick Justice. Justice of the Peace John L. Sul- was appointed lo bear the . Sul " Vil1n nas "0 courtroom, so he banged his gave! In u ]0 Marysville dance hall Thursday, That was after opposing attorneys followed a snowplow here from Helena to help •ct up tables and chairs. There was no heat and the weather was chilly for May So Sullivan moved the'trial w the Cotton Club bar. There Die Jurors sat on a bench Iheir backs to ih c bar. Sullivan sat at one end of lhe saloon, the lawyers at the other. Arguments were interrupted by a muttering bartender. He hoped the trial would end before ills few regular customers cam< off shift in the once-fabulous Drimilummon gold mine. Uoru. Luxor a Plans First Clinic on Civic Affairs Lnxora's fir.= t community betterment clinic Is to be held in the school cafeteria there Monday night. Lester Stevens, president of Lnxor.Vs Chamber of Commerce, has announced. Mr. Stevens said there will be a representative of the Ar'sansss Resources Development Connnbuion on hand to lead d!scns<loi«. Sewer and street improvements .ire expected to be hi«h on the list of topics to be discussed. The commission representative is also scheduled to talk In the Luxora High School auditorium at 2:30 Monday afternoon. The clinic Is being sponsored by Luxora's Chamber o' Commerce and Is open to the public. LaFoltette Granted Leave Due to Health WASHINGTON, May 6. M>> — Charles M, LaFolIctte. national dl- rcclor of Americans for Democratic Action, has been granted a leave of absence because of 111 health. His doctor has advised him to retire temporarily. ADA said last -r-i j llll: ivinpuraruy. AUA sain last r,» f ] t"~H f,Y ardC(1 S1 '°°° to "W 11 - LoFollette Is a former He- cnarles J. Hall in .-. complaint filed publican congressman from Indiana ln.*. row over joint ranching opera- He nko served with the military government In Germany,' >\

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