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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NOBTHEA ST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLV—NO. 193 Blythtvill» Daily Newi Blytheyille Courier Elytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1949 BIGHT PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Republic Makes Settlement Offer To Steelworkers New Activity Also Reported in Effort To End Coat Strike ||(- Ry the Associated Press Another company settlement in the. steel strike appeared likely today and there was new activity also In efforts to end the coal walkout. Among developments on tlie labor front were these: Steel—the nation's third major producer, Republic Steel Corporation, offered the striking CIO Steelworkers Union a settlement. The terms were not disclosed but the steel union district director in Cleve land said: "With <CIO President Philip Murray's approval, we'll accept it. The Lukens Steel Company o Pennsylvania came to terms wlli the union. The terms were not dis closed, but spokesmen for both side hinted' the key was att improve company-financed pension plan. Operations at Lukens, halted by the strike 35 days ago, were resumed immediately. In Pittsburgh, the Jones and Lauglilln Company said it will meet with the union Monday in "preliminary" talks toward ending the strike. There was no Indication of terms, but presumably they will follow those which ended the strike al the Eiethlehem plant. These call for company-financed pensions plus joint contributions on social security measure. However, another 10,000 steelworkers at tlie Timkin Roller Bearing Company In Canton, O., and. ^four other Ohio cities, joined the W'Walkout. The issue was pensions. | Dixie Coal Men to Meek coal-Cyrus S. Cliing, chief of the Federal Mediation Service, called southern operators to Washington for a Monday conference. John L Lewis, mine union boss, has called liis policy committee lo meet m Chicago the same day. The problem is one of government action under the Tail-Hartley law. piling's strategy was believed to be this: to keen conferring with both parties without bringing them to- eether until some sort of a .toehold 5 -- .rs, further Pedestrian, Hit By Backing Jeep, Seriously Hurt Frank Richardson, U, was ser- ously injured yesterday afternoon •hen a Jeep driven by Vernon Mc••all backed Into Richardson and ,wo companions as they were leav- ng work, walking east on West Ash from the E. C. Robinson Lumber Company. Mr. Richardson was taken to Blytheville Hospital, and remained unconscious for about seven hours. The extent of his injuries was not at noon today, but x-rays were to be made this afternoon. His condition was reported by a sister, Mrs. Tom Brown as "fair." She said he regained consciousness about midnight after being hit about 5:16 p.m. City Policeman Dick Burns, who investigated, said that the three men, Mr. Richardson, H. R. Mosley and Civile Vlckery, all employees of the Robinson Lumber Company, were walking In front of the Arkansas Grocery Company, when McFall's Jeep backed into them. All wre Knocked down, but Vickery and Moslcy were not injured seriously enough to require hospital care. Mr. Richardson's liead apparently hit the concrete walk. Mr. Richardson is a truck driver for the lumber company. He resides with his wile and four children off South Franklin Street. CIO Left- Wingers Lose Board Jobs Nine Leaders Facing Charges; Two Unions Ousted at Convention CLEVELAND, Nov. 5. )— The CIO's Executive Board called in left-wing nominees for posts on the board today to face charges they are ineligible under the ameridcc CIO constitution because of pro Communist leanings. Nine union chiefs are under fire Their nominations for the boar( were referred to the board at the closing session of the convention yesterday, to determine whethe , action House ne a£P Vp ' President Truman reportedlj was being v urged to use the national emergencv clauses o£ the.T H act as reports flowed In telling of; mounting coal si ortages In Wilmington, Del , 'he Dela ^Rie Coach Company said its em plojes had seived notice of a strike No\ 14, if it demands for company imanced hospvtalwation and insurance plans 'are not met. The union is the AFL Amalgamated Association ot Street, Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employes. in Brooklyn, employes or the Na- aiUonal Fastener Corporation— and Pmembers of the United Electrical Workers, CIO, ended a sltdown on court orders, but the strike over wages continued. Newsman Sees Possibility of War in Balkans FORT WORTH. Tex., NOV.. 5. V» —The nation's editors awaited a report on the Orient today after hearing a warning that war may r.oine in the Balkans by 1952. Keynionr Topping, correspondent who" tins been stationed in China, uis to address* the 16lh annual jiter-linti of the Associated Press ''Iglannj/ing Editor's Association, closing h're today. Pulitzer Prize-winner Larry Allen, recently stationed at Warsaw. PO-. land, told the group yesterday: • "If there Is to be a war with Russia. I think it will come by '.he end of 1952." "1 have three reasons for thinking this." he said. "By that time, Russia will have a supply of atomic bombs Secondly, the Russians feel lhat Americans are disunited dur- mg any presidential election year. "Thirdly, the Russians believe that Marshall plan aid will run dry about that time. They think we can't keep on pumping money Into Ki tone. When our financial aid lo European countries Is at an end, it wlli be much easier for them to step in And take over." they could pass the new eligibility. clause of the cohstit tion.^.The clause bars from the board members of -'the Communist Party or the Odium urns pro^taih ''•"< Eight of the nine apiieared before the board'lb delcnd themselves. Absent at the 'tnri of tne meeting was Joseph Selly, president of the tiny American Communications Association. Barred on t\ie ijpot The conyehtio.i dellmtely turned down only one nominee for the board, which normally has 51 members. CIO President .Philip Murray luled on the. spot that Ben Gold, head of the Fur and Leather Workers. and a member uf the Communist Party, could not serve. The convention, before adjourning last night, had tossed out two unions under leftist leadership— the United Electrical Workers and the Farm Equipment' Workers. The two unions, with a combined membership of about 470,000. merged last week but were thrown out of the CIO for continued defiance of major policy. The convention chartered a new union to compete with UE. Wainwright Due This Afternoon General to Dedicate Memorial to War Heroes on Sunday Gen. Jonathan M. Wainwright, who will dedicate the memorial to Mississippi County's war heroes at ceremonies tomorrow afternoon on the court house lawn was due to arrive here at 5:10 this afternoon. General Wainwright is scheduled to arrive in Memphis via American Airlines nt 4:24 pm. and will be met there by a Blytheville delegation who will bring him here by plane. The retired general and hero o Conegidor wil be flown from Memphis to Blytheville in a twin-engine Cessna piloted by Lt. Fred Steadman, former combat pilot with A. L. Richardson, as co-pilot They will be accompanied by Capt James R. Reeder, commanding of ficer of company M of the. Na tioual Guard, and Curtis J. Little president of Mississippi Count Aiemorlal Association. A police escort will meet tlr group at the Municipal Airpor and bring them into town. It i exported that city / officials an representatives of the Memoria Association- will be on hand t greet the gefleraU at the airpor Diner I'arty'Tonight + HOMKCOMING QUEEN AND HER* OUKT—Shown immediately fol- vlng the crowning of Miss Shir- King as Chlckasaw football een is Queen Shirley and her urt. (Left to right) Blllle Marie arnett, Elizabeth Lutes, Barbara liba, Evelyn Hudson, Carolyn utzenich, Susie Crafton, Chick co- ptain Buddy Donner, Queen Shiry, and seated nt the foot of the rone is Linda Lou Blankenship, own bearer, Captain J. A. Lloyd, atherine Martin, Virginia Faye asley, Marcia Lou McGregor, Eliz- >eth Van Hooser, Roxanri Johnson id Emadel Swearengen. Entertaining the north end of aley Field in twin convertibles as Football Queen Shirley King her court. After circling the eld twice the cars left the field, he mauls in attendance formed an isle at the 50 yard line for Queen hirley and Captain J. A. Uoyd nd co-Captain Buddy Conner. !or ne coronation ceremonies which receded the football games between At 7 p.m. tonight a dinner parl has ben scheduled for about at. the Hotel Noble. Distinguishe guests, representatives of the Mem orial Association and the Amer can Ljgion are to attend the din ner. The general's only official ap pearance win »e at the Memori: services, but he is scheduled fi Big 3 Meeting Plans Stir Hope For Greater Unity in Europe WASHINGTON, Nov. 5. (A 1 )—Plans for a Paris meeting of American, British and French foreign ministers stirred U, S, Uopcs today for greater economic and political unity In Europe. a tour of Blytheville was sche< ulcd for Sunday morning, and Nnvy band concert at the Hot Nobie Sunday noon is also inclut ed in the enterlammcnt- The canopy that has shelten the monument bearing the 1 names or pcrvlce men anil women ' killed in World War I and World War II has been removed, and the monument will bo unveiled during the ceremonies tomorrow by a sailor and a soldier. The marker bears, along with the 170 names, a profile silhouette of Lt. Edgar Harold (Buck) Lloyd, the county's only Congressional Medal of Honor wincr, whose grave is marked by the monument. The general will stand on the balcony of the 3urt House during his address, in order that the crowds can see him from a greater distance. Gold Star parents' will occupy reserved seaIs, to be formed in a semi-circle around the balcony,, and will be presented badges to identify them. Widows and parents or sisters to represent the mother Chickasaws and'North 'HUe Wildcats. Dressed in white wool skirts am aroon football sweaters leUcret vi t h wh it e ' 'B's " th>? mul ds fac id their escorts;, senior members o he football team dressed In their uniforms, until Queen Shirley who vas dressed in a • white wool skir and sweater with a maroon "B on the front and saddle oxford ind sucks and her escorts had mtid their way down the aisle. Miss Kin carried an arm bouquet of mam moth maroon chrysanthemum led in deep maroon satin streamers Escorting maids were Larry Dan iels, Barbara Saliba; Roger,;Him VirgV.iia Faye Basley; Carl .Sean Elizabeth Van Hooser; Cafy Mason, Elizabeth Lutes; Marvin Hull."Rax? arm JoVmsoiv, Max Gxirlcy, Emadel Swearengen; Jimmy Garner, Evelyn Hudson; E. B. Gee, Katherine Martin; Jimmy Berry, Carolyn Lintzenich; Denny Gentry, Billlc Marie Harriet; Buddy Donner, Susie Crnfton; Coleman Borowsky, Marcia Lou McGregor- After b»ing crowned and seated on the white throne, Queen Shir- iey and her maids reigned over the victorious game for the Chicks as official = 1949 Grid Queen. Murder Charge Brings Life Term Blyrhevillc Negro Faces Sentence for Restaurant Slaying Olis Hall, lilythev'Me Negro, yesterday was fount! guilty o f firsl degree murder by n Circuit Courl jury that recommended life Imprisonment, as punishment. Hall was convicted of the fata stabbing of Bertha Hopper, Negro In a cafe on South Broadway Sept 2. The jury was out only half ai hour. After this verdict was returned Judge Zal B. Harrison reccssec court until 0:30 Monday morning The Hopper woman was Kail' third victim. His arrest record shows he was acquitted earlier thi yenr in osccola of the slaying o a Negro there. He also served four-to-seven year .sentence I N. O. Cotton Son of Paper Mill Worker Kidnaped; Motive Is Lacking OTICA, N. Y., Nov. 5. (AP)—Six- week-old Stephen Komorek, son of a paper mill worker, was kidnaped from his crib last night, his mother reported. Hours later police said they were stumped for leads. The mother, Mrs. Henry Komorek, said a black-coated man, with a I m case 'there 'iTnTmothc'r will" be Weather P Arkansas forecast: Fair this af- ' ternoon, tonight and Sunday. Colder tonight with frost. Lowest temperatures 28-34. Missouri forecast: Fair tonight and Sunday. Warmer Sunday. Low tonight 25 to 32. Highway Sunday lii 60's. Minimum this morning—30. Maximum yesterday—7.". Sunset today—5:03. Sunris; tomorrow—6:25. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m. today—none. Total since Jan. i—19.92. Mean temperature linldway between high and low)—M; Normal mean for Nov—502 Thl* n»U L»st Year MlnlmUM this morning—60 Ma\ui urn jesterday—BO PrecfpiUUoa J«a. 1 to thU date —41S1/W* j**W - -A. -. ha', pulled over' his eyes, drove olf with the boy from the couple's modest home in suburban Clayville. She said the car was a black sedan. She did not recognize the man, she said. The kidnaper dropped the child's blanket outside the house. State Police said the Komoreks, both about 30, could suggest no reason for the baby's being stolen. State Police patrolled roads in the area and Utica police were alerted Relatives were being questioned, Employee at Cotton Gin In Wilson Loses Fingers WILSON, Ark., Nov. 5—Two fingers were amputated yesterday from the left hand of Lev! Cissell of Wilson, and bother of his hands are mangled as a result ot an accident at Ihe Lee Wilson Gin Company, Wednesday night. His condition was reported 1m- .ovcd today, but he Is being kept at the Baptist Hospital in Memphis, where he was taken following the accident. Mr. Cissell apparently slipped v.hlle cleaning a gin saw and attempted to break his fall with his hands. His left hand caught in the included In this reserved section The parade will begin at 2p.m. and will Include the U S. Navy Band from Mfllington Naval Air Station, and other units will assemble at the corner of Fifth and Main Street for the parade. The Blytheville High School Band will also participate In the activities. Higli Low Close , 3004 29M 2997B Louisiana- for, ,a,'slaying In tha stals-V^''-',''.'-''.. " -.., J. 'Hall's 'record : ; also shows numer ous ' arrests on other charges. In other action yesterday Wilbi Wallace, Negro, changed his Pic to guilty to a charge of grnn larceny and Judge Harrison fixe his punishment at two years i the penitentiary, He was chargcc with scaling a truck last mont in Blytheville. A bond forfeiture was declare and an alias warrant issued fo Hershcl Jones when he failed answer to a charge of larceny fo the theft of .four turkeys. A jury this morning ocquitt Roy Sheppard of a charge of a saulfc and battery, reversing a Mu Icipal Court conviction. In other app;al cases, o. L Richardson and W. C. Cri Tlie State Department nnnounc the first session will be held the French capital on Wednes y. American officials said the two- i ay conference might put new life o the. movement toward that .M, in view of Secretary of State hcson's apparent conviction (hut ch unity Is urgently needed now. As a part of tills issue, Acheson prepared to press for Inclusion the new Western German state the European family ol nations, c also Is ready to discuss otit- atiding German Issues—Including e controversial plant dismantling rogram—In that light. Acheson will fly to' the French pltol for the meeting with British n orcign Minister Dcvln and French •'oreing Minister Schumann. II e oped to be able to leave here onday niyht with /a small group f advisers and staff assistants. To lie Sequel In announcing the conference yes- crdny," the State Department dcs- rlhcd It as a sequel to talks which ic three Western foreign policy :iiefs held In Washington and New York a few weeks ago. Willie the announcement did not st a specific program for the :d May . July . Oct. . 3002 2997 2997B1 charged separately with drivi , 2992 2987 2398 under the influence of llqu 2952 2947 2947 (changed their picas to guilty. Ric 29D9 2793 2795 ardson was fined $50 and Grlce $ Chicks Defeat Wildcats by 14 to 0 Score Homecoming Victory Termed Season's Best By George Clark Courier Nous Sports Killtor Ilcbounding beautifully from nearly a month of nightmarish sleep walking, the Blytheville Chicks, looking more like the champions they are, powered their way to a 14-0 victory over the North Little Hock Wildcats before a homecoming night crowd of an estimated 3,000 at Haley Field •*hei-p last night. Keyed to their highest pitch of the season for the occasion, tho Chicks, took a brief 10 minutes to ciown Miss Shirley ICing us homecoming queen In a colorful pre- giime ceremony and then went, about their task ot Cat skinning In true championship form. And when the smoke of the battle hud died away they had hushed the mouths of the wolves that had been preying upon them since the opening of the season, at Overseas Relief Meeting Called "arls meeting. It clearly Indicate! Ife,' nnture of the talks. It <\;d so by linking them to re- cnt sessions of tho Council of Eu- ape and the Oignrnzatlori for Eu- opeaii Economic Cooperation <O EEC) in parts, and by pointing out Ihftt (A) the. German fcciernl republic is now in-operation mid (B) defense machinery under the Atlantic Pact has boon set up and s, functioning. In amplifying this, officials left no doubt that the united States considers tne economic and political unity of non-Communist Europe essential at the present stage of Kuropean recovery, and in the light of the continuing conflict between the West ami Russia. Assistant Director Of CROP to Confer With Blytheville Group An official of tlie Arkansas division .of the Christian Rural Overseas Program will meet with 131ythc- ville ministers aijd heads of civic clubs at the Blythevllte Y Tuesday to discuss tho possibilities of churches and civic groups here participating in the program, It wns announced yesterday. Joe Cordon • ot Little'Rock, assistant state director of the pro;rain, was ID Blytlicvlllo yesterday Lo arrange for the meeting. The Christian Rural Overseas Program, Is a project being carried on by several church ' orKrmlw through which commodities aro solicited from farm people on a com- m\»nHy-\vIdc basis, lor distribution through the. federal government to the overseas needy. The faceting has been railed for 2i30 p.m., Tuesday In ,the Y rooms, Mr. Cordell sa[d, and nil ministers and 'otttelals ot civic^n^**^ 1 "^ or ~ ganizatlons of; Blytheville ' will be invited to.attend. The purpose of the meeting, Mr. Cordell ^aid, was to discuss whether or not participation In the program is wanted here, and l( (t Is wanted the setting of a quota for this district. The program Is to be carried on and solicitations made through churches and civic least temporarily. Tho Chicks, playing by far their bust game of the season, used sheer Power Failure Threatens Pemiscot Polio Victim Traveling in Iron Lung CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Nov. 5. lung hy hand until the truck stop(AP>—A hitch in plans caused some anxious moments today In the transfer of a three-year-old Pemiscot County polio victim to a St. Louis ho-spitai. Blue-eyed Wanda Ellis, paralyzed from the neck down, has teen In an iron lung since Aug. 24. Doctors say she couldn't live without the artificial respiration it provides. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ellis of near Caruthersville. • An electric generator furnishing powe rfor the Iron lung failed temporarily just after the child began the 125-mile trip to St. Louis in a large truck. An emergency generator wouldn't start. But two nurses pumped the Iron ped just outside Cape Girardcati. The Iron lung was plugged into .the power supply nt n tilting station. A doctor accompanying the child she was never in danger. Wanda, her ayes sparkling .laughed and talked with her companions throughout the eventful stop. Balloons and a toy bird and monkes were attached to the Iron lung. The generator was started again niter a slop of about ten minutes and the truck headed toward St. Louis. Highway patrolmen provided an escort. ' Wanda's parents live on a sharecropper farm near Caruthersville In Southeast Missouri. They accompanied the child ,nnd plan to obtain work )n St. Louis so that they can be with her. Missco School Bus Inspection Tour Arranged All school buses being operated In Mississippi County arc to be Inspected Tuesday and Wednesday by J. L. Eldsoh of the Transportation Division of the Dtatc Department of Education. H was disclosed toduy by John 'Mnyes, county supervisor of schools. The districts In the county operate about 75 buses, Mr. Maycs said, and the Inspection will be the first by a representative of the state department, previously the inspections were made for the department by members of the State Police force. Mr. Maycs will accompany Mr. Eidson on the two-day inspection tour. The schedule follows: Tuesday morning—Osccola, Keiser, Etowah, and Luxora. Tuesday afternoon — Wilson, Shawnec and Dscss. Wednesday morning— Ulythcvllle, Armo- rcl, Gosnell, Burdcttc and Dell. Wednesday afternoon — Manila, | IjCachvlllc and Brinkley. groups, he said. Tills Is the first year that CROP will make solicitations In Arkansas. H originated last year as the first coordinated relief program of Catholic, Lutheran and other protcstant churches. It operated In only J4 agricultural stales last year but this year the program has been expanded to include 13 more, Mr. Cordell said. Through CROP last year a total of 75,608,681 pounds representing 2.392 railroad carloads of gifts valued at $0,506,67'! to the aged, 111, orphans arid destitute overseas. These contributions consisted'most- ly of wheat, corn, beans, milk, oats, lard, cereal, flour and other agricultural products. "CROP Is the largest relict collection program of Its kind In existence," Mr. Cordcll said. "It docs not duplicate any other relief program, such as the Marshall Plan which Is designed to rehabilitate the economies of friendly countries, not to help the needy as CROP does." CROP is sponsored Jointly by the Catholic Rural Life, Church World Service and the Lutheran World Relict. Tomorrow has been proclaimed "CHOP Day" In the agricultural rcas of the nation and pastors of II churches are being asked to base icir church services on Intcrnat- onal welfare, Mr. Cordell said. power to push across tallies In the first and fourth periods for their first shut-out win of the year. Tlie win • was their first of the season against n Big Six team and It was assuerd them of at least an even break In regular season play. The Chicles wasted no time In getting a scoring drive underway opening a touchdown mr,',ch the first time they gained possession of the ball. Taking the opening' klckbff on their own 20 the Wildcats lound Blytheville'a line, play a bit rugged and on third, thler brilliant triple thrcnter, Bobby Stage punted to the Chicks' 45 with Roger Him returning the kick 10 yards to the North Ltttle Rock 45 And three minutes later the Chicks . owned their fjrst touchdown. Fullback . almost a one-man show \lor the Chicks.' offensively, . teamed well with halfback Roger.TjUm and In four plays ".they gained enough yardage through the holes opened for them by the Chick forwards for a first down on the Wildcats 33. Lum cut Inside left, tackle for four, and Reid ground off another first down on the North Little Rock 18 on a Jaunt over tackle. Halfback Charley Lutes added three yards on an end sweep. Lum moved to the nine around the other. Truman Defends Capitalism, Free Enterprise Communist Leaders Growing Old in Belief American Way Will End in Heap of Ruins New York Cotton Dec. ... Mch. .. May 29.07 Jly 29.81 Oct 28.06 Htgh Low Close 30.11 30.03 30.03-04 30.C5 30.00 30.00-01 29.91 2991-92 29.55 29.55 28,03 28.02N S7.» 3139 27XN By James Marlow WASHINGTON, NOV. 5—(>P)— The present Russian communist leaders have grown old In the belie! that capitalism will and must;' by Its very nature, end in a heap of ruins. But as time goes on President Truman preaches more and more optimism about the future of free enterprise and the future of this country. This shows up repeatedly In his speeches. It showed up twice this week. Here In Washington on Wednesday ho as talking about Ms "Point Four" for world recovery, his plan for helping backward areas develop He said: "If 'we can make a contribution in the know-how, and raise the standard of living Just Iwo per cent, in the re^t of the torld, our factories and our businesses never couM catch up with the demand that would be on tlicm. ' i ' "Just think of that. That's all we need to do. It Is no beyond the bounds of possibility. , There are resources in this great world that alone. never have been touched." The Thusrdany night, speaking In St. Paul, he had more to say— and more specifically about free enterprise: "We are concerned with expanding our economy and the opportunities of our people. We are concerned with Increasing our agricultural and Industrial production, and our standards of living. "We we have, In lact, o whole new world before us, the world of increased oportunlty and wider freedom that our new technology and Increasing abundance make possible . . . "We rrust rely, u we h«« always relied, upon (he spirit of initiative and free enterprise." Then he added something: "We know that it is necessary for th« government to follow policies that will make. It possible for Initiative and free enterprise to succeed/ With that statement he wac making ' It clear he doesn't th'tnk that all that's necessary for enUr- prLse ta succeed U Just to l«t it A completely free enterprise is one where the government never jiterferes and never helps. In that sense, enterprise In this country has almost never been completely free, since the early lariff laws were aimed at helping American enterprise by protecting it from foreign competition. As the year's passed the government stepped in in other ways: With Its. anti-trust laws against monoplies, 1 1 s interstate commerce laws and regulations, Its minimum wage laws to help Corkers, its help to farmers, and so i. The big argument In this country has always been and still Is: Just ho* much can the government slcp into American lite and business without destroying free enterprise? - President Truman, In his St. F»ul speech, s»ld there can't be real process unless the- "btrie- fUs of our production arc flldcly distributed among all citizens. had In mind:. Wider and belter hid In mlud: Wider and bettr social security benefits, compulsory leallh. insurance, federal aid to education, and other things. He didn't actually list them under those names, but all or them vere In his .speech and all have seen parl of his program, expressed over and over again in the past. The fact that he has met with opposition In on the points mentioned above—this las Congress controlled by his own Democrats—shows how wide Is thi difference in American thinking on what free enterprise Is and how free It should be, whether U in valves the enterprise of an in dividual or a corporation It ranges all the way from Ihosi who want no government regula tlon, of any kind, to those whrt agree that some federal con trols and aid are needed, and those likes President Truman who thin! the government should take mucl more active role In American .life . for, as he:expressed It, the "gcner al welfare." fonesboro Rent- Controls Lifted 3y Housing Chief JONESBORO, Ark., Nov. 5.—Rent ontrols in this city of nearly 15,000 were lifted late yesterday hy Pcd- ral Housing Expediter Tighe Woods n Washington. Coming unexpectedly, the action was explained by the expediter as stemming from findings that "the demand for rental housing has been reasonably met in rent controls are out." Most Joncsboro tenants and land' lords had expected Ihe controls to remain until next yerr. The action was taken by the (cd- eral agency. Requests for decontrol had been filed with the City Council, but no action had been taken on them. At the same time controls were removed In Jonesboro, the fcdera' housing expediter also lifted rcnl ceilings in Long Beach, Miss., and In Union and Morehouse parishes in Louisiana. The Long Beach decontrol resulted from local action, the fcdera) agency said. Issue .Still Pending Here In Blytheville, a petition for de control Is still pending before the City Council. Action has been postponed three times. The council Is expected to have the petition, filed by the Blytheville Real Estate Board, brought to its attention again at the monthly session Tuesday night. The move Is op posed by the American Lcjlou here . end and Reid, on a handolf from Lutes, found a big hole at left tackle and went Into the end zone standing up. E. B. Oce. making his first appearance since receiving a broken nose In the Memphis Catholic gome two weeks ago, added the extra point from placement. That wns all the scoring until the final quarter. The teams banged away at each other defensively during the next two periods and except for a tense moment In the second period when the Wildcats drove to the Blytheville one only to be held for four straight downs, the highly partisan crowd had very little to yell about. •, That second period drive' was one of the Wildcats two major splurges of the night and it was set up on a recovered Chick fumble. Backed up deep In their own territory, the Chicks, on third down, tried the old back-breaker, the Statue of Liberty play. Lutes dropped back to his 20 In deep punt formation. He faked the !:Ick, handed off to Lum but Lum fumbled the handoff and two blue- clad Wildcats iraunced on the loose- ball at the 20. The Cats started to roar. They found the center of Blytheville's big forward wall Immovable but the flanks easy lo skirt, so they See CHICKS on Vagc 5 defendant in Assault ~asc is Held for Trial Nelson Crowe, charged with assault with intent to kill, this morn- ng was bound over to Circuit Court when he appeared before Municipal Court Judge Graham Sudbiiry. Crowe was placed under arrest Saturday night after he allegdly shot Gtorse Duncan through the •shoulder with a .22 caliber rifle at Crowe's home on North Franklin Street Simitar charges against L. E. Woodhouse, WHO wfls alleged to have assaulted Lardo Smith with a shotgun, were dismissed. New York Stocks Closing Quotations A T & T 1453-8 Amer Tobacco 14 Anaconda Copper 29 Beth Steel 30 1-4 Chrysler 58 1-3 Coca-Cola 165 Gen Electric 383-4 Oen Motors 687-8 Montgomery Ward 52 3-4 N Y Central 10 1-2 Int Harvester .'. 23 National Distillers 211-4 Republic Steel ........ 22 1-3 Radio 12 1-4 Socony Vacuum 17 1-8 Studebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp .... 24 3-4 '72 64

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