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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLJB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Hot Lava Pours Over Hawaii Volcano Spouts Black Stone on Kona Coast KEALAICEKUA, Hawaii, June (/F) — (By Radiophone) — Hea 1 black stone from erupting Mam Loa covers hundreds of acres Hawaii's Kona Const today. B tween 60 and 80 families have fie their homes. Lava has eaten In parts of villages. It Is a scene of both desolntlo ind beauty created by one of th world's most active volcanos. Her and there Is a fallen tree knocke over by the lava that stiil spills ove the sides of the crater. Mauna Loa broke loose Thnrsd night after a sleep of IS month Volcanologist Ruy H. Pinch of th Hawaii volcano observatory said was the most violent eruption o record for the tons of lava spewc within the first few hours. He pro dieted it might last two weeks. Greatest on Record He reported: "The area outside the crate swept by lava In the first 12 hou was the greatest on record. Its nios spectncular feature u r ns the spec with which it covered the south western slopes of Manna l.oa." Observers who have watched tin eruption from the beginning say i was even more spectacular las night that Thursday night. The lava was flowing at "break neck" speed in spots—as high as 41 miles an hour./'It's hard to esti mate the speed of the flow but it' ranging between 20 and 40 miles ai hour," Finch said. Streams Reach Sea Two fiery streams have reached the sea. A third neared the coastn highway 10 miles to the south. A fourth stream poured down toward Kau in the south point area. Kona police ordered evacuation of another south Kona village yesterday afternoon. It is the tiny settlement of Papa which is in the path of the third stream. So is Milolii village. A lava bed—the one I was able to get close enough to see—hue: turned black. It still is dangerous It is the one that first reached the eea. In some places flames spout. One tnll eucalyptus tree stands with fire gnawing at its roots. The scene xeemed something like a fireplace with dying embers — ready to be prodded into fire. Higher Than Man The edge of this lava bed Is high- «r than a man is tall. It appears much thicker in the center. It is •bout one-quarter of a mile wide and stretches from Mauna Loa to the sea, blocking the coastal highway about a mile south of here. Smoke .billows up from the lava, Joining the dark overcast above. The.smell of burning sulphur fills the >ir. Now and then there is an explosion somewhere. Large pillars of smoke rise up off to the south where other lava beds »re flowing to the sea. Fifth Column Scorned BANGKOK. (flFV-Slamese police carried out a probe following publication in Siamese language newspapers . of reports that American "fifth columnists" had set up a network in Siam "under the supervision of General MacArthur." MaJ. Gen. Phao Sriyanond, deputy director-general of the Police Department, announced after the Investigation that special agents questioned. Siamese editors and reporters attached to the newspapers concerned. They extracted confessions that the reports were based on _ hearsay and Imagination. "Stupid and ridiculous" police branded the stories. TRADE QUEEN-Nautical Sandy Young was chosen to reign over the celebration of World Trade Week in Phoenix, Ariz. The city U a hub of foreign trade with Mexico. Our Telephone Number 4438 Shelron Motor Co. You'll Love Our Flowers I niytheville FLOWER MART Memphis Hlwaj Than* ««*2 FOUNDATION BATHING SUIT —Actress Marie Wilson models a new foundation bathing" suit made of nylon net In Hollywood. The suit achieves figure control through fabric and construction. It is intended to be worn beneath conventional bathing suits.. (AP Wirenhoto). Ex-Gov. Adkins lesigns Position LITTLE ROCK, June 3. WV- For- icr Gov. Homer M. Adkins is quit- ing his 58,000 a year job as art- linistrator of the state Employ- lent Security Division. He gave no reason in a letter yes- erday to Governor McMath in -hich he resigned, effective June 5. lie wrote McMath that "I want ou to know I shall be glad to do nylhliig I can to assist you in your impalgn for a second term which ou so justly deserve." McMath is jposed for renominatton by former ov. Ben Laney and four others. Adkins who was governor in 19413, assisted McMath in-his first cam- aign for governor two years aj>o. e was named BSD administrator irly in 1940. There was no announcement of a iccessor to Adkins. Roland M. Bhel- m is assistant administrator. Adkins has business interests In ttle Rock and a farm near Mal- ~!rn. uchs Questioners '.eturn from England NEW YORK, June 3—</rj—Two "BI representatives who questioned r. Klaus Puchs. British atomic dentist convicted oi being a Rus«n spy. returned by plane from ngland today. The men, Hugh Clegg, assistant rector of the FBI, and Robert amphere, special agent, said they ould leave for Washington !m- ediately to report to FBI dircc- lr J. Edgar Hoover. They declined to discuss their ission except to say they quest - ned Puchs in Wormswood Scrubs riion in London. load Bank Budget SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (/F;—Wilam Curry hasn't broken the bank and he's seeing to It that he ever does. Curry's bank Is the Re- onal Red Cross Blood Bank, nnd ansfusions from its supply of asma have been the difference be- •een life and death for him for x years. Curry, battling for re- very from nephritis, has had more an 600 transfusions in that lime. ;d he recently made up his mind repay the bank for its llfeglvlng ulds. "I'm going to slart a one-man ecruitmenl campaign for blood doors," he said. "I'm K oing to do verything possible (o kcep'an even ilnncc on the books." He figures vnt to make up for the plasma hole blood and blood derivatives he as used he will have to recruit 2o persons who win give n pint ' blood. NEW Uox O[icns Week Nays 7:00 p.m. Malincc Saturdays A Sunday* lat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cent Showing Manila, Ark. 'FRONTIER OUTPOST' "llh Charles Starred Also Shorts Saturday Owl Show "ABROAD WITH TWO YANKS" with \Villiam Bcndix Abo Shorts Sunday & Monday 'KID FROM TEXAS' i Aurtfc Murphy Also Shorts Speech Defects Clinic to Be Held At State College JON'ESDOIiO, Ark., June 3-MIs Cynthia Daly, speech correction!* of the Arkansas Slate Donnrtincn of education, will direct a riiaf nostic speech laboratory to be held for three days, June 7-10, at Ark insas State College. Although It will benefit childrci with speech defects, the main pur pose of the laboratory Is to aid thi college teacher - training pro-gran and any other Arkansas teachers who desire to attend the sessions according to D, L. Cook, Arkansas State College psychology profes- r. Northeast Arkansas children who have speech defecls may consult with Miss Daly if their parents make advance appointments. These may be made by mailing or bring- ng in the child's name, his address, iiis teacher's name and school, and if possible, his telephone nmntjcr :ie said. Public school children of Joncs- joro will not be included in (he aboratory since they have already ;een served by Miss Daly. Special attention will be given to irllculatory (both delayed speech >iul cleft plate) and hearing tiif- 'iculties since these arc problems nost commonly encountered among ilassroom teachers. All teachers Interested in atlend- ng the laboratory session may con- act Mr. Cook at the Department of ducation, Arkansas State College, Southeast Asia Will Fall to Reds, Clayton Predicts WASHINGTON, June 3. (.;p,_F or - uer Undersecretary of State Will L,. Clayton predicted today that South- ast Asia will fall to the Commun- sts. He said it will be "extremely ifficult" to keep Japan from do- IR the same. Japan's need to feed her millions ftcr American forces leave, Clny- on told a reporter, will drive her ack to the old trading relationship iih China—and thus probably in- o the Communist orbit. As for Southeast Asia, Clayton aid he believes the new United tales assistance program will be wasted money." But he said he relieves the program should go head on the chance of some bene- He urged that the United States >m an Atlantic union of democrn- es to offset Communism. It should art with the seven Atlantic Pact ountries and ultimately embrace ill the really free countries," he aid. Found Shot At Dog Track WEST MEMPHIS, Ark.. June 3 P)-p-The body of a well-dressed, a bullet hole in his ea l3?.s found today on Ilia, park- g Iot,of the west Memphis dog The scene is about 200 yards west ! the old Harahan Bridge over le Mississippi River. First reports said the victim wa bout 30 years old, of medium build, ad brown hair and was wearing ght brown suit. Officers were conducting an in- uest and attempting to learn the ran's Identity. The body was lying face down i the gravel, it was found by F f. Bondurant of the Memphis Ark- nsas Bridgfe Co. Bondurant notl- ed West Memphis Police Chief ud Holland. GIRLS Continued Irom rage 1. y the Woman's Club. O.sccola delegates to Girls' State re Francille Maloch. daughter ot Ir. and Mrs. D. v. Matoch, and canette Bowen, danghlcr of Mr. nd Mrs. Arthur w. Bowcn Helen Ifarnden, daughter ot Mrs Alma Harnden of Wilson, is being sponsored as a Girls' State delegate by the Wilson Cooperalive Club. R IT Z THEATRE Manila, Ark. Saturday "MARSHAL OF EL DORADO" with Kuss Haydcn and .linimj KJIisnn Serial & Cartoon Saturday Oivl Show "JIGGS & MAGGIE OUT WEST" . with .lot Vulp, Tim Ujan ami Jim Itonm.n Sunday & Monday Tuesday "PAID IN FULL" with Ltzabclh Scott, Koliert Cummlnes, anrl Diana I.ynn Warner News & Short SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 1MW INSIDE TRILBY—Trilby, a circus elephant appearing at Gary, Ind., shows everything down to her tonsils as she opens wide to let trainer Frank Noel check her gum alter extraction'of a five- pound tooth. With help of 8,000,000 units of penicillin, the gum Is healing nicely. 'Mighty Mo' Is 'Lett Behind As Navy Middies Sail Away ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 3. lif}— The Mighty Mo was left behind today. Task Force 86 steamed down ! hesnpeake Bay, taking Naval Academy midshipmen on a practice cruise, its flagship, the Missouri, lad steam up but remained at anchor, as motionless as a painted hip upon a painted ocean. The 45.000-ton baltleship was awaiting favorable tides. She ran aground once in Ihe bay and has no intention of doing it again. Tidal times off Annapolis ac- :ounl for the delay, said Lt. Marie B. Kellcher. academy public infor- nation officer. The Mo was drawing 34 feet at icr anchorage In Annapolis Roads, hree miles offshore. Charts of the rea show a depth of about 45 feet at that point, hut the Mo appar- ntly was taking no chances on hallowcr water down the channel. The Naval Academy said the bat- teship would weigh anchor tomor- ow at 5:30 a.m. on a flood tide. >ome 300 midshipmen who went .hoard today will spend the night t anchor. t She will overtake her task force f eight destroyers at Norfolk, Va.. vhere 700 college naval reserve mirl- hipmen will join the Annapolis nen for a six-wee^k cruise. Nearly 1200 midshipmen loaded or a scries of summer cruises. M'Corthy Attacks Truman Actions WASHINGTON, June 3. w>>—A barrage of sharp criticism fired at President Truman by Republican Senator McCarthy kept the tumultuous Communists - in - government dispute boiling today. McCarthy went on the Senate Iloor late yesterday and accused Mr. Truman of defending "the vested interests of the Communists." He said the President did that In declining to make available to Senate investigators all the government tiles on persons McCarthy has charged with being pro-Communist. Fort Smith Shows Population Drop, FORT SMITH, Ark.. June 3. </f t —Fort Smith's population has de- dined in the last year—due probably lo closing of Camp Chaflee. A preliminary census report puts the 1950 popnlalion at 47,886. Last year—before the military post was shut down—a special census placed the population at 50,72-1. Even with the decline; the count is still some 1,000 above the 36 584 reported in the 1940 census. U. of A. to Graduate Largest Senior Class FAYLTTEVfLLE, Ark., June 3.— (/!';—'Die University of Arkansas graduates its largest class—1,062 students—here tonight. The commencement Is scheduled for Razorback Stadium, hut In case of rain will be moved to the field house. Editor Frank R. Ahlgren of the Memphis Commercial Appeal Is to speak. Rain last night forced transfer of Ihe baccalaureate service from stadium to field house. The speaker was Dr. John D. Freeman of Nashville, Tenn., director of the rural church program for the Southern Baptist Convention. Dr. Freeman, a native of Arkansas, graduated from the university In igio. He was president of his senior class, which Is holding its 40th anniversary reunion this commencement. EDSON (Continued from Page 4) the Argentine, but to bail out a lumber of U.S. banks and big and ittle business firms who have tried o do business with Peron. They have shipped goods to the Argentine on credit, and have never been paid for them. So the moral question here is not whether now s the time for the U.S. govern- ent to come to the aid of Peron md his party, it is whether the U. >. government should come to the aid of American business firms who have not been very smart in their deals with Peron, Best estimates in Washington are hat the Argentine has $108.000,000 vorth of commercial debts In 'the United States. In addition time ire about $300,000 worth of Argen- ine government debts in this coun- ry. Nobody has a very clear idea )f what these Argentine government debts are for. There is a somewhat better idea if who has been holding the ba» or the $108.000,000 worth of pri- ate debts. Roughly one-third is wed to 19 U. S. banks, font are >ig banks. National City Bank of ew York and First National of Boston are on the hook for about 7,000.000 apiece. The New York gencies of Bank of London & south America and Royal Bank of Canada are in for lesser amounts. Unknown Amount Owed Small Kx|K>rters Another third of the debt is owed o U. S. big business firms. Most of the well-known names are represented — International General Electric. Westinghouse, Ford, General Motors Export and so on. The other third is owed to over 300 smaller U. S. exporters and manufacturers who have been stuck for varying sums oi $100.000 or under. There is no knoan !ist of these creditors in the U. S. now. Central Bank of Argentina and the bank group have been asked to send representatives to Washington with full information. In screening all Biese papers, Export-Import Bank is likely to throw out all claims for payments for munitions and for such luxuries as Koehler bathrooms for Evita and Cadillacs for Peron, The Argentine government will be told to pay those Itself. But all legitimate transactions—such as for farm machinery, locomotives and other manufactures—will -be considered for payment. The big question which this deal raises is whether It will merely set the Peron government up to pile on another Indebtedness, opinion is divided on the answer. The small business firms probably won't let themselves get burnt again. And the big banks probably won't let themselves get so deeply Involved, But the big manufacturing exporters will probably be right back In- Ihcre, doing business at the same old stand and in the same old way, in very short time. Competition will force them lo ex- lend new credits, and they'll hope that Uncle Sam will again collect their bills for them. One catch on this Is that U. S. firms now doing business in the Argentine have $67,000,000 of blocked profits they aren't permitted to take out of the country, except at about one-third of the current exchange rate. NOTICE OP ACCOUNTS OP EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS PILED Notice Is hereby given that during the month of June, 1950 the following accounts of executors and administrators have been filed for settlement and confirmation in the fv°! :at ? C ,° U1 ' t for tlle Chlckasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas and that such accounts with their respective filing dates »w M follows: • . No. 1940. Estate of B. A. Brown, deceased. ReiwU of B. A. Lynch, Administrator filed May 22, 1950. No. 1948. testate of Margaret V Prkhard, deceased. First and final report of Alvln B. Pricharrt, Administrator filed May 24, 1950. All persons Interested In the settlement of any of the above estates are warned to file exceptions thereto, if any have they on or befor* the sixliet'.i day following the filing of the respective accounts, folia** which they will be barred foreTS'' from excepting to the accounts. Witness my hand and seal as such Clerk this the 2nd day of June, 1950. ELIZABETH BLYTJIE, County & Probate Clerk 6-3-50 NOTICE OP NEW ESTATES ON WHICH ADMINISTRATION HAS BEEN COMMENCED, Notice is hereby given that tho following Is a list of estates of deceased persons upon which Letters Testamentary or of Administration were granted during the month of' May 1950 with the date of the granting of such letters and the name and address of the executor or administrator: No. 1979. Eslate of c. P. Blakemore, deceased Letters of Admtn- islrallon issued to Jennie L. Blakemore. Blythcville, Arkansas, on May 2, 1950. Witness my hand and seal as such Clerk this the 2nd day of June, 1950 ELIZABETH BLYTHE County & Probate clerk 6-3-ao _ For Expert Laundry and A IETTER LAUNDRY Dry Cleaning—Call 4474 NU-WA TRUCK BEDS Made from the Finest Oak BARKSDALE MFG. CO. In England — It's the Chemist Shop In France — It's the Apothecary Shop In Blytheville — It's BARNEY'S DRUG Foi Expert PRESCRIPTION SERVICE ETLYTHEVILLESONLY ALL WHITE THEATDr Saturday —DOUBLE 'FEATURE— "SON OF GOD'S COUNTRY" ALSO "BLONDIE'S SECRET" with Rlnndle and Hairwood Frank and Jessie James Serial ami Cartoon Saturday 0\v] Show "ONE LAST FLING" with Zachnry Sctitl and Atais Smith Sunday & Monday FEATURE— Gtorge Raft in "Oufposf in Morocco" Alan l.aild and Dorothy I.amour "WILD HARVEST" Cartoon &, News Open 7:30, Starts 8:00 Saturday —DOUHLE FEATIiKB— "NEVADA" nllh Kolicrl Mllchum Cartoon and .Serial 'ALONG CAME JONES' with Gary Cooper -Sunday & Monday Klrst Blytheville Showing "MONTANA" starring Krrnl Flynn anrl Alrxi.i Smith Two C'arloonn GROWS FAST With MIXED FERTILIZER — RESULTS OF COLLEGE EXPERIMENTS-^- Results of careful experimentation by colleges^ show that; - - • N/TROGEN in fertilizer promotes plant growth. • PHOSPHOROUS hastens maturity. • POTASH keeps the plant healthy, prevents rust in cotton, prolongs the period of productivity, helps bolls to open well. That's Why You Should Sde Dress Your Cotton Now It's not too /ate to us* m/x#rf fertilizer en your cotton . . . and phosphorous and potash are important to your crop. Plan now to side dress for an early-maturing, bigger crop this fall. All Regular Grades of Mixed Fertilizers Are Available BLYTHEVILLE FERTILIZER CORP. South Highway 61 Blytheville, Ark.

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