The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 27, 1950 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 27, 1950
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VOL. XLVI—NO. 214 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS . THE DOMINANT NRWRPAPPB r\f urii»*«*t*i o~. .„ _' THE DOMINANT HEWBPAPEH OP NORTHEAST AHKAN6A8 AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Blyfheville Dally New. Mississippi Valley Leader Blythevme courier BlytheviUe Herald BLYTHBVILLE. ARKANSAS, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1950 FOURTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS •— — -., -— *wHi.LjxiLi i-A<jua BUMUUS UUP1ES FIVE CENT! Collapse^njNJnd-the-War Offensive Threatened ^* ^t f*Ji... ^ * vs . i j .«-i . •': ;..:•';:; *;",- : '^. ^ :; . • • V: . .;• ;•':'• ••> •'. . .':.•> J '..:".'.•.. e^. • ' .. ; • •- •;•;•• .". ."•. 4^Ui ' Congress Opens Short'LameDuck' Session Today Most Legislators Do Not Expect Much To Be Accomplished By \VII.M AM F. ARBOGAST WASHINGTON, Nov. 27.— (AP) —Congress reconvened today for a short "Lame Duck" session and got a prod | from President Truman to extend rent controls and vote statehood for Alaska and Hawaii. But most of the legislators. In talking with newsmen, said frankly they did not expect much to be accomplished in the Jew weeks .remaining hefore the new Congress elected Nov. 7 takes over on Jan. 3. Republicans, who will have Increased strength in the new Con, obviously were in a mood to City Commends Youth's Courage— Negro Prevents Train Crash. Near Osceola A 21-year-old South Mississippi County Negro farm laborer today was formally commended by the City of Osceola for his courage in doggedly facing a speeding passenger train and successfully Hugging it to a stop 25 feet from disaster. " * Mayor Ben P. Butler, Sr., today sent the commendation to R. V. Jones, a laborer on the c. J. L/JW- rance farm at Driver who already T • I Hi tt Trial of Youth, For Killing Opens in Carufhersville Missoufian Charged With Fatally Injuring Father in Argument- CARUTIIERSVILLE, ,\fo., Nov. 27— Trial of 15-year-old Carl Gallion of Pascola on a charge of slaying his father got under way here Pemiscot County Circuit 'off everything except emer- _ icy legislation until the 82nd » ., Congress meets. - £^y in Mr. Truman sent a letter to the I Tn ' n,,, _„ , , Capitol asking a 90-day extension ,,*£, «,£ J^M f* t s f Mlon ' the 1 stnt " waived the first degree miir- youth of the rent control program which will expire Dec. 31 in most cities. He plugged for statehood for Alaska and Hawaii at a conference svith Democratic congressional leaders. In line with Mr. Truman's wishes. the leaders made statehood for Alaska the first order of business for the Senate. At the same time. however, an agreement was reached to lay that measure aside temporarily whenever there are appropriations or other emergency matters to handle. II the Alaska measure goes through, statehood for Hawaii will be next on the docket. Schedule Outlined • The Schedule was outlined to reporters by Senate Democratic Leader'Lucas (III) after the White House huddle of the party's legislative leaders just ahead of the opening gavel., , Lucas said Senator OTvIahoney <D-Wyc*»wuJd move tol«k* up --' ***• charge that fa«d manslaughter. Young Oallion is charged with striking his father, Ruff Gallion, on the head with a one-by-four-lnch board Aug. 1 at their tenant farm home at Pascoia, a few miles northwest of Haytl, Mo. The elder Gallion died the following day in a Memphis hospital. Clyde Malone, owner of the land Gallion rented and one of the two state witnesses who testified this morning, said on the witness stand that Mr. Gallion had accused his son of taking family money. Mr- Gallion told his son to leave or face a whipping, Mr. Malone testified. During the argument, young Gallion struck Ills father with the four-foot long board, he said. The youth was arrested the next holds the gratitude of an undcter. mir.ed number of passengers whom he saved from injury atui death yesterday morning by preventing an eight-car train from striking a broken rail. "We would have hit that broken rail at 60 miles ari hour," Conductor Sam Newton of St. Louis told Frisco Agent F. X. Schumahcr of Osceola. Train Delayed SO Minnies The train was the Frisco Lines' northbound No. 803, which was an hour and a half late in reaching Osceola from Memphis because of the broken rail. Mr. Newton said the rail, mad>> brittle by cold weather, probably had broken when freight train No. 835 passed over it earlier en route from St. Louis to Memphis. The train that would have struck the broken rail, spotted about 8 a.m. yesterday by Jones and two other office in Chaffee, Mo., division point for the railrcad. Four of the train's eight cars were coaches and tho rest were mail and express cars. U Inches of Kail Out Fourteen inches of rail was completely out nmi 10 morn feet of It were loosened from the tics at a point one-quarter of a mile north of Driver and six miles south of Osceola. Jones, his brother Waddell, 18, ami H. B. Horton, 20. were walking along the track when they saw the break. Jones immediately went to the Holt Store a quarter of u mile north of the break and told Miss Inez Kincaid, the owner, to call Wilson. The train, however, had left Wilson at 8:02 a.m. and was due at Osceola at 8:24. A. A. Johnson, a fanner residing In the Driver vicinity, was in /the store at the time. He drove"" the «™, filibuster by Southerners. The motion to take up the bill is jubject 'to debate. Both statehood bills passed the House earlier this year. The scheduled plans came under fire almost as soon as they were announced. Senator . Wherry (R- Neb), _the Republican leader, told newsmen his party will not go along. : The NebrasUan said he thinks the Lamei Duck session should devote its major efforts to passing tax legislation and emergency appropriations. Beyond that, he said, he sees no emergency requiring action before the new Congress meets in January. Wherry called on President Truman to revise his domestic and foreign policies "to square with the results- of the recent election" andj submit a new program to Congress. He put the President's request for rent control extension in the category of business that can wait. I'oint of Conflict That was another point of con€ t with Lucas' plans. The Demotic leader expressed hope to vsmen that Congress will pass a temporary extender at the short session as requested by Mr. Truman, Hu thought committee bearings would be "very short." In line with that idea Chairman Maybank (D-SC) of the Scnalc Banking Committee called a committee session for 10 a.m. tomorrow to consider the President's re quest. House Speaker Rayburn missed the 'Irst Monday mornl"f? "qunrter- bach conference" wit the Pn"-l- dent ^Jis train from Texas 1: '" = !r- layed. Malone also testified that the elder Gallion had been drinking on the day he was fatally Injured. Earlier, in examining prospective Jurors. Sharon Pate, defense attorney, Indicated that self defense may be claimed. The other witness was tt Dr. Benton, who testified as to Mr. Gallon's death. The trial was expected to continue through this afternoon. Prosecuting Attorney Elmer Peal of Caruthersville is representing the state, while Mr. pate and Elwood Slover of New Madrid are counsels fcr the defense. Circuit Judge Louis Schult is presiding. WWlher Arkansas Forecast: Fair and a-little warmer this aft;:'nco:-., ;onii:lit. P/crn Meetings Work on setting up Blytheville's industrial foundation moved into Its second week today. Scheduled for this week were meetings of the rating committee, solicitation committee and an informal session of the contact group which is to deal with a particularly active industrial prospect. The rating committee, a six-man group which will set up individual solicitation goals for the S1CO.OOO foundation, v.-iJI convene tonight at 7 oil.ick in the Chamber of Commerce City Hall office. T --orf'cii irember of this com.;,: • is n Russell Hays who will "~'' '*•" ^HrMtntion committee. ^\i n nys c.- mmiuee hns tenla- Uvr!" -'i~Hilrd a n.eetjng tor to- and Tuesday. Missouri Forecast: Generally fair with little change in temperature tonight and Tuesday; low tonight 25-30; high' Tuesday 45.50. j^tinfmum this morning—30. ^Slaxlmuni yesterday—50. Minimum Sun. morning—20. Maximum Saturday— 40. Sunset today—4:50. Sunrise tomorrow—6:46 Precipitation 48 hours to 7 a m. today—none. Total since Jan. 1—59.54 Mean temperature (midway between high and low>-~40. Normal mean temperature tor November—50.2 • This Dale I.asl Vear Minimum this, morning—34 Maximum yes' '^y—61 Precipitation '; ^V tp th> -lalo —51.09. ,. " (X. •fan Mar May J'.ilV Open High Low 2fin 291 "i 287'i . 2DS 2!>5 28fl"-, 233 294 289 2fl4'4 295 289 They could see the train coining and heard its whistle clearly ' Pulled by a Diesel engine, the train showed no signs of slowing Mr. Johnson, Waddel Jones and Horton got off the track; Stayed on Track R. V.' Jones stayed on the tra . . ra bed. He took off his coat, shirt ai :cfc cap arid waved them. This cau"ght the engineer's eye and the train ground to a stop within 12 paces of the break. Dick McEwing of Chaffee. Mo the engineer, said he didn't slow the train at first because many Negrccs and Mexicans walk along the railroad track and wave at passin" train crewmen. But when he saw the Negro youth remain on the track as the train nearcd, Mr. McEwing said, lie slopped. Young Jones Is the son of a widowed mother of 13 children. He is the second oldest, and persons in the Driver area who know him said he contributes much to the support of his family. A work ciew was dispatched immediately to repair the break artd No. 808 arrived in Osceola about in Ozark REA Plant Will Give Co-Ops Power to Bargain New Project Should Allow Wider Use Of Farm Electricity BEST, Ark., Nov. 27. (^--Assurance (has (he Arkansas Electric Co-operative Corporation will get to build its projected multi-million dollar steam generating plant near 0/cark was hailed today as "The Trt-' l '". 1 ' rol ' tnnt development for of the REA net." 1 assage The president of the Arkansas fcleclrlc Co-Operative. Afton Wheeler, of (his small Carroll County tovu. made the statement in connection with granting of n S10- =33,000 loan to the Co-operative The loan was authorized at Wasli- ngtoii Saturday by the Rural Electrification Administration <RKA) to enable the so-called "super co-op" to build the 30,000-kilowatt plant 22 sub-stations and 544 miles of electric transmission lines. The AEC-,1 combine of'(he Carroll Electric Co-Operalive of Ber ryvdle. the Arkansas Valley Electric Co-operative of Ozark "and the Ozark Rural Electric Co-operative of ,1'aycttcvllle-will serve 15 conn- ties in Arkansas, three in Missouri and five in Oklahoma. Wheeler said that the Arkansas Electric Co-Operative generation anrl transmission facilities "will provide a stable rate for Us members saving (hem $1.240.000 over their present wholesale power rate during the 1952-59 period. Help Other Co-Ops "The new facilities will give other Arkansas Co-Ops better bargaining power on their wholesale ra' ne- gotlations'wlth the pow companies and, more tmportar will enable the co-operatives to [ocate the power supply points at their load centers with two-way feeds so that this modern day farm power can be used for poultry brooding, dairying and the many other farm uses that it is needed for so critically." Unlil now. Wheeler said, REA Co- Ops in Arkansas have been "completely dependent" on cosmnwcial power companies for their wholesale power supply. He said the Arkansas Electric Co- Op had no plan nor desire to serve any territory not assigned to an REA co-operative. Alton Thompson And Lee Maxwell Residences Burn Fires of undetermined origins destroyed tv:o residences in Osccola Saturday within a two-hour period. First to burn was thc Lee Maxwell home two and one-half miles south of Osceola on Highway 61. Although pnrt of the Maxwell's furniture was saved the hcuse was razed by the flames. Damage was estimated at $15,000, n portion of which was covered by insurance, the family said. The a_m. It left Osceola about 10:20.! blaze occurred at 12-3"o pm" *o. 808 normally leavts Memphis at i Almost exactly two hours late ' a.m.. stops at BlytheviHe about ; flames destroyed the ,Mtnn Tnoini S:ID, and reaches St. Louis at 3 .10 -- •- ' p.m. New York Stocks 2BO ' 290-4 1:30 p.m. Quotations' AT&T Atncr Tobacco "".'.'.'.'.' Anaconda Copper Beth Steel " '/_ Chrysler " Coca Cola ........ Gc:i Motors '".'.'.'.'.' M-nlcrmery Ward N Y Centra! ....'.'.'.'. Int. Harvester J C P/inncy Republic steel Radio .'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'. Socony Vacuum Sliiflcbaker ..,',' Standard of N J ".'..' . Texas Corp ...".']'" son residence on South Elm Street in Osrcola. Nothing was saved from the fire and damage was set at about $3.- 5f!0. No one was at home when the 15! 1-2 f>7 3-9 3!) 45 3-4 71 7-8 122 3-4 « 3.4 13 05 i-4 "5 '-« 33 3-8 ea 5-8, 45 1-21 n 7-s! 2S -,-?, 32 1-4 8!) 5-8: 81 1-8i fire . The house vvas owned Lewis of Osctnln. by A. J O. M-r. May July Oct. O:>en Hiirh LOT .. . '12S 4307 432(1 . .. 4213 -Mt -29:> ... 42"5 t? ? 1331 ... 4177 'an? (1fi7 .... 3M3 3G10 3S56 12: i mi 3«n rrw nift Efforts to Reach 21 Plane Crash Victims Abandoned Until Spring MORAN. Wyo., Nov. 27. (AP) — The eight children and 13 adults Mxtard the mlsionary plane which crashed Into Mount Moran last Tuesday will remain In their icy tomb far above tlmberline until spring. That's thc decision of mountain rlimbers and aviation experts. They feel attempts to remove anything from the charred wreckage of the DC-3 would only endanger more lives. "Everything humanly possible has been done." according to the Rev. Ivan E. Olsen of North Platte. N'ebr. "PH^OI I Qlsen representedi the New Tribes of one uniaenimea person in the, MKMsn at search headquarters! wreckage Much ho? been burled here. The plane was en route, with| by snow sine"s the crash Mission workers, from Chlco, Calif., to Billings, Mont., when It struck the peak. Paul A. Judge, acting superintendent of Grand Teton National Park, said mountain climbing on the northeast ridge of Mount Moran, near the crash site, will ne prohibited until the Civil Aeronautics Board can make an investigation after winter snows melt. '. Paul Petzoldt and Blake Vandc Water scaled the peak to the wreckage Saturday after an icy three-day battle. They found what appeared to bo. the charred remains High School Glee Club During lhe past several years, the Blytlicvllic High School Olre Chib has earned thc reputation of being one of the best glee clubs In Arkansas. Thc Glee Club has won awards for excellence In competition with schools several times larger than BlytheviHe High School. In addition to providing vocal training for stu- , , , dents and musical enlcitalnment for many groups In the city, the Cilec Club Is credited with aiding BlytheviHe in the field of public relations by becoming known throughout the state. The budget allotment of $too from thc 1D50 Community chest will be used to purchase various types of music and for other Glee 100,000 Chinese Reds Join in Counterattack On Northwestern Front AIK WAH IN KOKKA—United Nations troops arriving in Hungnam, North Korea, found this wreckage of what used to l« the Chosen Nitrogen Fertilizer Factory before It was smashed by B-29s which dropped vast tons of high explosive bombs. The factory fonned a part or the vast Konan.Chemical-Industrial Complex, largest in Asia. (AP wire- photo). Death Total Reaches 214 in U. S. Storms By THE ASSOCIATED HIESS Thc storm which mauled the wliolc northeastern section of thc nation with record fury over the weekend had vanished today but grief, human misery and industrial naialysis lingered on. , •+ At least 214 deaths were blamed | on the devasiniina v.'ir.rts along the Atlantic Seaboard and the heavy snow which fell as far south as Some Christmas |js Astray' Rectify Listing Error Mrs, J. c. Droke, chairman of the mail sale phase of the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association's Christmas seal drive, said today that some Blythevilte Negroes apparently have received sheets of the seals by mall through seal t out in error. The Negro phase of tlie sale campaign Is being carric by Negro churches on a persona' Help Fight TB solicitation basi f . 3 h e explained. Rebecca Williams is in charge of of this portion of the drive. The sheets of seals were erroneously sent some Negroes because they were Included on lists of em- ployes obtained Christmas Seals from BlytheviHe business firms, To keep the records straight. Mrs. Droke asked that Negroes receiving the sheets of seals send tiieir contributions to Rebecca Williams In the green envelope enclosed for that purpose so their cards can be removed from the regular files. "Every effort is being made to credit .BlytheviHe Negroes with all their contributions this year but we -.-ill not be able to do ihls un-~ 'ess Ihey assi't '••; •.dth these cor- ""'.l-ns," Mrs [)r kr said. I'he quota l-.r ih" Mc:;ro nlme •if the drive tins nrai s°t n t *V:0 and :jrc-=nt Indications are Hat their 'lart nf thr drive Ix -.veil or- ganised and well umir-r way." she said. Mrs. C. G. Redman, executive secretary of the Tuberculosis Association, s.ald today that persons not contacted In the persona) solicitation phase alter today will receive sheets of the seals by mall. Mississippi ami Alabama. Damage in New England alone was estimated at $100.000,000, with threatened Hoods expected to add to the cost. Most of western Pennsylvania and northern,Ohio still were digging out of snow which brought business to a virtual jialt in such cities as Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Columbus. Akron, Youngstown; and Dayton. The wind which hammered .parts of the Atlantic coast with a force of as much as 108 miles an hour at times was described by the Weather Bureau as the worst ever to hit that region, it left many areas still without power service today and thousands still shivering without heat or lighting. Resumption of normal business in the snow-bound sections of Pennsylvania and Ohio still was not in sight today. Transportation facilities were too crippled to carry sufficient workers to their jobs. Many schools were closed for the day at least. Schools Slill Closed All public and parochial schools remained closed In . Pittsburgh where the s owfall measured a record 27 Inches. Mayor David Lawrence declared a state of emergency hi the city and appealed to all but essential workers to stay off their jobs and help clear Corporation. Western Electric Corporation and the H. J. Holm Company lold their thousands o[ em- ployes to stay home. With more snovi forecast for today, Oov. James H. Duff declared an emergency in 17 western counties and declared today and tomorrow legal holidays there so that j lhe banks could remain closed. ^jl't-t ui music . I Club equipment, Safety Council To Elect Officers T.'.e .ihuldo.i. In Ohio was more widespread. There, too. hanks and schools remained closed and transportation. .itallcd as crews bored hroi.'rch .inow drifts as d>rp as 2't fivt in '/>mG p'ricei in during ih'j h r:.-.'-\:r. I." 1 ;:! II -litby I) r!:'ici! Gov. Fr.vifc J. Muse e also urged motor«.s to stay off and declared today U. S. Is Ready To Face Chinese Charges in UN America Has Planned Counterattack to Red Accusations T r, •, , M --.-' Nov ' 27 ' ( A P)—Complete collapse of the United Nations eml-lhe-war offensive was threatened today by henvy new attacks on tho frozen northwest Korean front. . ,. u T !'. e U v s ' 2 .' lth Division, its right flank imperilled by in fi I trail n K Red iorces, pulled back from Chongju near the west coast. -* It was the second time this month that the battle-hardened Americans were forced to give up without a light tile rail and highway city 51 miles south of the ManchurJan t>order. All along (he northwest front Allied forces were shoved back by elements of two Chinese Reds ar- mlcs—more than 100,000 men Swarms of Chinese attacked In predawn darkness to the blare ol bugles. A spokesman described the situation as "quite confused." Field dispatches said the eastern anchor of the line, Tokchon, had fallen to the Reds. In the northeast, a surprise tank- led Red attack forced back South Koreans advancing north of Chongjln. some 65 miles south of the Soviet Siberian border. Stiffening Red resistance was reported elsewhere in the northeast. US, Marines, pushing westward In a drive from Changjln reservoir, wore halted by dug-in Chinese four miles west of Yudnin. Z4lli Withdraws On the' northwest front, the 24th Division's withdrawal from Chong- Ju was forced by Chinese alipplng through the Republic of Korea (ROK) Pi r5 t Division lines southwest of Tnechon. The 24th Division itself wns not under attack • On the ROK First Division's rleht flank, the UB. 25th and second Divisions battled the Chinese fiercely throughout Monday. A U.S. First Corps spokesman said the 25th wns hit hard In the Majon area, six miles northeast of Yongbyon. He said the situation there was critical. AP correspondent Don Whlte- liead, with tho U.S. 25th Division, sized up the situation this way: "The big United . Nations offensive', to _ bring,an early end to lh« Korean war was threatened with complete collapse today': This was the stark reality of the .situation after 48 hours of snvage fighting. "Chinese and North Korean Hed troops have dealt « stunning blow to United Nations forces. The offensive that rolled forward for two Scr. WAR on Pure 7 By STAN'I.KV ,„„ LAKE SUCCESS, Nov. 27. M'j— he United stales plans n slashing counterattacking In the United Nations today against Chinese Communist charges of Amerhin im- grcsslcm In Formosa. With n now. Red offensive blazing against U.N. troops In Korea, U.S. Delegate Warren R. Austin has prepared 20 stinging questions to usk Communist spokesman Wu Hsul- Cluian when he shows up for his first appearance before the Security Council. Thc exact nature of the questions are a carefully-guarded secret, because—as a U.S. source said—"ve don't want to do the Reds' homework for them." May Ask Chinese Aim* Presumably, however, they will probe the reasons for Red China's entry into the Korean War, what they nre doing there, and what their future Intentions are. Austin Is expected to accompany the questions with a demand that Pclplng get its soldiers out of Korea. Wu will probably counter with ft demand that the U.S. gel Its forces out of Korea and. also order the Seventh Fleet out-'of Formosan Waters/allowing Pclplng to Imnich 1 Its long-delayed attack against that Island stronghold of Chiang Ktil- Rhek's Nationalists. These Chinese charges are scheduled to be detailed earlier today In the CO-nation Political Committee by Russia's Jacob A. Malik. Wu mid other members of the nine- member delegation are expected to appear (o back up his claims. Malik May Delay Talk Reports were current yesterday however, that Malik might delay his speech. Informed sources considered the Russian diplomat too canny a propaganda export to detract from the news value of Wu's nflernoon appearance by a premature revelation of the exact nature of the charges. They also felt he would not want his own speech burled beneath accounts of Council's Interplay of churge and countercharge. If. however, he does keep his public promise, made last Friday, to read the Indictment against the United States. U.S. Delegate John Foster Dulles Is ready to enter an nbsnliite denial. Dulles, saying that his first an- tler that he will demand the right to make a complete, documented response later. the streets c"nuch"5ald. permissive PMA Vote Results Due Tomorrow Official returns of Saturday's election to select community coni- mittceincn for the Production and Marketing Administration's farm program will not be announced until tomorrow. Ployd Crouch, of the iilythcvlilc PMA oflicc said today. Counting of thc votes was lu have be^n completed and thc returns tabulated this afternoon, Mr. • W . holiday so ^^^'Employment ft cc ord Set other financial Instil remain closed. The cost of Industrial shutdowns in Cleveland alone was csllmated at day. The snowfall there was more than 20 Inches Only a. tew buses arc operating. WASHINGTON, Nov. 27. <AP>- Publiif employment service offices placed 2,200,000 persons in Jobs in October, a new monthly record. Robert C. Ooodwln. defense manpower director, reported today. Thc Longines Symphonette Opens 1950 Concert Season of Civic Music Group North Mississippi County, i^M*! 00 .'!." 0 ' 1 ,.,*' 111 '?, CCt T""""}'I The Lo "8'"cs Symphonette, i illation officials had said earlier Hot Nohlo 0 °' lhc r* hlch has hccn heard on'nation-! because of the Symphonette's full ici r ' omc ' i... ........ . ce 194 , pr( ,. i itinerary. forman'ce In i llie P r °£ ram ranged from Bizet _ Building ati ancl Brahms to Tchaikovsky and Walker Park Saturday night to op-j slc P hcn Ftwter. en the Civic Music Association's OP™"* the program with the 19M concert season. ; "Marriage of Figaro" overture by Under the conducting of Mishel! M ?f :>r! : ,, tllc s y m P lwnc «e followed lastro. the RvmniUl,?! „„ w ' lh ••i'assacaglla" by Handel- Principal.item of business will be S™ 1 3l«c C ton. nd ClCCU ° n ° f °"-' CCrS the women> « Thc meeting, open to all Interest- Is scheduled to begin ed persons, at 7:30. New York Cotton Open High lav 1:30 , 43W 4385 4340 4367 . 4310 43CO 4306 4325 Piastro, thc Symphonette's performance was well received by an estimated 400 members OJ thc a«o- Dec. . Mar. . May «50 4295 4245 4254 July . .....4100 4232 4176 41M i ers h'ad to work"ihenT'The.' schca- -°«" 3670 3690 3053 3669 i uling was unavoidable, Music As- The sia; of the audience was reduced by the Saturday night scheduling, a.s many membership hold- Thomson. Allowing .Georges Bizet's five- movement "Petite Suite." a violin and cello rendition of "Avc Maria" by Gounod was presented by Edward Katz and Julius Ehremverth. Mr. Piastro, who achieved worldwide repute as a concert violinist See SYMPHOXETTE Page D The BlytheviHe Community Chest today stood near the one-quarter mark in the 1950 drive to raise $2fi,HO. A total of S6,-!OI.50 in cash and pledges has been received to date. This Is an Incrrase of $595 since early Saturday. A report meeting of volunteer workers In the tive men's divisions of the Chest drive will be held at 5 p.m. tomorrow in the BlytheviHe •Y'' rooms In City Hall. [SANTA Better be sure than sorry—so do Chrlsrmos shopping now.

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