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PAGE FOURTEEN Chambers Cites Jersey 'Contact' Hiss Trial Witness Says Red Leader Got Help in Atlantic City NEW YORK, Nov. 22. </P>—WhU taker Chambers testified today that "J. Peters/' former Communist underground chief In the United States, had a "contact" In the city government of Atlantic City, N. J. Chambers made the statement under cross-examination in the second perjury trial of former State Department official Alger Hiss. Chief government witness against Hiss, chambers said Peters' Atlantic City "contact" changed the name on the birth record of his (Chambers') daughter in 1035 after the family look a new'name on Communist Party orders. Chambers did not name the Atlantic City official. Peters, also known as Alexander Stevens, lefl this country in the spring of 1048. In direct testimony yesterday. Chambers asserted thnt-Jiis consulted with Peters und btr.vcd to his wishes In going to work for the justice Department and later for the State . Department before World War n. Hiss' lawyer, Claude B. Crass, continued today his effort to show that Chambers, once a S30,000-a-year magazine editor and no\v a Maryland farmer, is not the kind of person whose testimony can be believed. He drew from Chamber.*; the admission that he used the birth certificate of a dead child in applying for a passport in 1935. Chamber* testified that in applying for a passport to visit England he 'used the birth certificate of David Breen, who was born In 1900 and lived only three and one- half years. "The name was given me by J Peters," he said. Peters has heei identified as the former Communist underground chief in this country. Hiss, formerly a htgh State Department official, is accused of lying when he denied to a federal grand Jury that he gave secret papers to Chambers for transmitla: to a Soviet spy ring. Jaycees Change Minstrel Show Date to Dec. 1 Plans for five club projects were discussed last night at a meeting of the BIytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce in the Jaycee clubhouse on North Second Street. These projects included a minstrel show, the date for which was changed Irom Tuesday until Dec. 1 The minstrel show, 'lo tae presented with local talent recruited from within the Jaycees and outside the club, will be presented at 8:15 p.m Dec. 1 in the BIytheville 'Y' auditorium in City Hall. Initial plans also were discusse. for the annual Christmas party to be given for underprivileged children by the Jaycees and the Kiwanis Club. The Christmas party, at which the underprivileged children of the city will receive toys, candy and fruit, is scheduled to be held at the Jaycee clubhouse.,The date has not been set. Other projects discilssed included the Thanksgiving dance to be sponsored Wednesday night at the Women's Exhibit Building at Walker Park, a second clothing rummage sale, planner! uy (lie Jaycee-sponsored Boy Scout Troop Dec. 3, and another "football game" similar to the inter-club affair staged by the club last fall. An opposing team is being sought for. the game. Home gardeners usually prefer to spread organic fertilizer in the fall inasmuch as the winter distributes it well into the. soil. TURNABOUT - When photographers lined up in the While House to snap President Truman opening the annual Christmas Seal Drive, the President pulled out this miniature camera and focused it on the cameramen. I can really take care of you fellows now," he said. FOR SALE CONCRETE CULVICK'I TILB Cu&ts yoti le&* jet IASU luncci linn anj ottici bridge material Hit!, .8-10-12->5-l8-2]-24-ZJ-30-3t inches. COXCRKTK SKWKR TIl.E Sues J-b-b tncbu COXCUETK SIU'TIC TANKS • Uesl Prices »Wr Dellvci A. H. WEBB Higliwuy 61 a( Slate Lino Phone 114 BIATHEVIIJwE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Obituaries Mrs. C. F. Tucker's Brother Dies in Maud, Mississippi Earl Justus Lake, brother of Mrs C. P. Tucker of BIytheville, died yesterday at the Baptist Hospital In Memphis, where he had been a patient for the past two weeks. Rites will be conducted at 11 a.m tomorrow at Dundee, Miss.. Methodist Church, with burial following in the Oakwood Cemetery at Tunica. Miss. Mr. Lake. 67. a plainer and civic leader at Maud. Miss., was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Justus Word Lake, and he was associated with his father In the J. w. Lake and Son farms. He attended the old Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College, now Mississippi State, and was a member of the Board of stewards of the Dundee Methodist Church, a Mason and Shriner. He Is survived by his wife. Mrs Mary Wright Lake of Maild; a daughter. Mrs. L. C. Shannon Jr of May wood, Miss., a son, Justus Lake of Maud; and four sisters Mrs. M. B. Cocke of Memphis Mrs E. C. Polk of Hattiesburg, Miss' Mrs. Eugene Johnson, Sr. r of Maud and Mrs. Tucker of Blytlievllle. Mrs. Tucker is in Maud today for the funeral services and will be joined there later by her husband and other friends ami relatives from BIytheville. • • • R.L.Marshall Dies In Sikeston, Mo.; Rites Tomorrow Funeral rites for R. L. Marshall 86, will be conducted at the New Liberty Baptist Church at 2 p.m. tomorrow by the Rev. Russell Duffer pastor. Mr. Marshall died at the home of a daughter. Miss Willie E. Marshall at Sikeston, Mo., yesterday, after a brief Illness. He Is the grandfather o( Mrs. Hilton Stevenson of the New Liberty Community and formerly resided In that community, where he was engaged In farming, lie was a native of Tennessee and a member of the Baptist Church. Surviving besides his daughter with whom he made his home are two sons, E. J. Marshall of Victoria Ross Marshall of Baltimore. Md.-' four daughters, Mrs. M. C Worlcy and Mrs. Pearl Hill of Sikeston and Mrs. J. w. Hill of Kewanee Mo., and Miss Marshall; 1G grandchildren, and two great •tiandchil- dren. Pallbearers will Include: H. E. Long. Bud Lloyd, Shed Uevill, V. T. Lertncr. and Malcolm Koonce. K H Crook, a Mr. Garrett. Kirk Williams Tra Koonce, J. V. Pierce B I, Holmes and W. A. Nash will he honorary pallbearers. Burial will be In ihe Elmwood Cemetery, im.fcr the dircclion of a Two of Three Theft Suspects Are Captured By The Associated Press Police quickly got suspects In two of three armed robberies reported in Arkanas last night, but one avoided arrest by killing himself. Police Chief Max Tackctt said Mark H. Rogers, 22, shot himself when oflicers knocked on the door of his hotel room at Texarkana. Cash and checks which had been taken from a liquor store operator 45 minutes earlier were found in the room, TacketL said. Papers found on Rogers' body listed both Fort Smith, Ark., and Webb Cily, Mo., as his home. State Police arrested three men on Highway 67 about 20 minutes after a service station p.t Austin, near Little Rock, was robbed of $80. Troopers said the trio—Identified as Robert Osborn, 24, Daven-port. Iowa; Milton Pntrick Utccall, 26, Johnstown, Pa., and Billy Clyde Hyatt, 20, Charlotte, N. C.—had admitted the robbery. Detectives still were looking for n masked bandit who robbed the Rev. C, D. Wardlaw. pastor of the Central Presbyterian Church. Little Hock, and Mrs. Wnrdlaw at their home. 'Hie Wardlaws said the gunman forced them to lie on the floor bound their feet and fled with $37 in cash, two watches, a small amount ol narcotics and a hypodermic syringe. Manriage Licenses The following couples hnve obtained marriage licenses nt the office, of Miss Elizabeth Blylhe, county clerk: rnocendo Rivera and Miss Re- fllijia Sanchez, both of Blythcville Henry Owen Sutton niid Miss Donna June Cnitclier, both of Manila. Jim Felker ami Miss Maxinc Long, Irnlb of Blythcville. Ernest B, Bray of Manila ana Mrs. Roxie Ixme, of Walden. Sikeston Funeral Home. Mother of D. C. Neal Dies in Calhoun County Funeral services for Mrs. Mary E Neal. mother of D. C. Neal of Blythc- ville, were conducted Sunday afternoon st the Methodist Church at Han-ell. Calhoun County, and burial followed in the Ncitl Cemctcrv ncai Hermitage. Mrs. Neal. widow of o. P. Neal who died about six years ago, die:! at her home in Harrell Saturday after beiiiK seriously ill for two weeks. Her health had been poor foi the past year. She was 83. Survivors other than Mr. Neal or Blythcville are: five [laughters another son. five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Nenl and their children. Paul and Mar, Kathryn returned from Harrell last night. They had been there since Saturday. Here's more than WHITE MEAT AND DRUMSTICKS YOU'RE THINKING of your family when you buy the Thanksgiving bird. ]t means you arc anxious to give them the best... that you arc a good provider. That's also the reason you buy life insurance. You want to provide the best for other Thanksgivings... even if you are not here to do it yourself. Will the amount of life insurance you now have do the job for you? Talk it over today with a friendly Life of Georgia agent. District Office Suite 2, Farmers Bank Bldg. Frosty Weather Is Predominate . Throughout U.S. By The Associated I'ress Cold northerly winds whipped across a wide portion of tlie eastern half of the nation today. Temperatures dropped to their lowest levels of the autumn season in many areas. The frosty weather extended from (lie Rockies to the New England stales and dipped into most of the •southland, Florida and Southern Georgia escaped [he cold blasts, but the mercury was in the upper twenties as far soutli as central Alabimm. Snow flurries accompanied the chilly breezes in many sections. There was a narrow band of light snow from eastern Lake Michigan throuijh Indiana and Kentucky Into Tennessee. Snow flurries also were reported from the southern shores of Lake Eric and Ontario eastward into northern New England and southward through parts of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Temperatures were below normal throughout the Great Lakes res-ion (he Ohio Valley nnd the central' .Missouri and Mississippi Valleys. They were above, normal in the central and norlhc-rn plain sstalcs. The coldest weather was in Michigan, Wisconsin und Illinois. Lowest early morning readings included 10 above at Flint and Oladwin, Mich.; u at Lone Rock, Wis., nnd 13 in Chicago .suburbs. The Pacific Coast reported near normal temperatures. There was some fo« and light rain in parts of the l-'iir West. Negro Deaths Services for Hlllien Buckner, 65 will be conducted at 2:M tomonow afternoon at the Cnrr's Chapel Methodist Church at Armorel by Rev. J. P. Norment, pastor. He [lied Saturday at his home in Armorel. He is survived by his wife. Early Buckner, a brother and two sisters. Burial Ls to be under the direction of the Csiston Funeral Home of Dly- thevtlle. Current River Dam Proposal Still Pressed DONIPHAN, Mo., Nov. 22. IJfi— Despite the fact that United States Army Engineers have pigeonholed plans for building of floud control dams on the Current Illver In Missouri, the Current River Development Association Is continuing its campaign for such dams, J. R. Baker, head of the organization, said today. Baker said lie has the assurance of Maj. Gen. Lewis A. Pick, chief of the Engineer Corps, that while he is not in favor of building dams that would cover Blng.Springs State Park, if they could be built without destroying the natural beauty of Big Springs, he would favor such work. "We arc holding meetings at various points along Current River, organizing to advocate construction of dams because we believe that work will solve our serious economic problems," Baker said. "Welfare agencies now Jire paying out about S18W a day for relief in Ripley County. We know the dam construction would bring in a lot of money and tin- lake which would be created would be a great asset to the county." linker said tlie fight of his organization will be continued relentlessly. "A meeting has been called at Hunter, Mo., tomorrow night nnd others are scheduled at various places/' he .said. Fire Damages Home On North Tenth Street Fire, believed to have started from . n overheated oil cook stove, gutted three rooms of the flve- •oom residence of Roy O'Bannon in .he 900 block on North Tenth Street Mils morning. According to Fire Chief Roy Head, the fire is believed to have broken out In the kitchen anil spread through two adjoining rooms. No estimate was made of the loss but Chief Head said that It was considerable. Cotton Picker Is Held For Rape-Slaying of Baby FRESNO, Calif.. Nov. 22. </!>)-A.. itinerant cotton picker, Paul Gutierrez. 25, was held under strong guard on a murder booking today for the vicious rape-klllino early Sunday of IT-months-otd Josephine Yanci:. Police said he gave them a statement, admitting lie took the baby from her parents' car and spanked her, but contending everythinw after that was 'blank." until he "woke up at bis cabin later in the day. Kai-shek Requests Li's Return to Chungking HONG KONG, Nov. 22. (/I>,_vice Premier Chu chla Hwn of China arrived today from Chungking with a letter from Chiang Kai-shek asking acting President Li Tsung-Jen to return to the provisional capital. The full contents of the letter! which was brought by a four man' committee of high ranking Nationalists, were not disclosed. Earlier today LI, in an apparent effort to refute rumors he was out to form a new party', said he had not engaged in "any ouside activity" since coming to this British colony Sunday. Stockhandlers' Strike Enters Its Ninth Day EAST ST. LOUIS, III.. Nov. 22.— MV-The strike of handlers at the National Stockyards went into Its ninth day today. Negotiations continued, but there was no word as to what progress was being made. About 400 members of the APL Livestock- Handlers Union. Local 225. ?.re .striking for improved workln; conditions. Paul B. Jackson .the local's secretary-treasurer, said the union's chief demand was for a health and welfare ptan. DeWitt Man is Killed STUTTGART, Ark.. Nov. 22. UP, —Virgil Oeoree. 30. DeWitt, died In a Stuttgart hospital from Injuries received in an accident on Highway 30' south of here early today. Investigating officers sairt the Jeep in wlm-h four DeWitt residents were riding hit a bridge and overturned. f %*,.-*ssfcx&JJW. ''>'^,f/m^<- «w"'" '^^m»^.^'^ y// ''' ^'^s^-l^K =. 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KENTUCKY Thanksgiving Eve DANCE Wed., Nov. 23 9 p.m. till ? the New $50,000 Women's Exhibit Building * Walker Park Music by Ted Fisher And His New 7-Piece Dixie Orchestra , so Jtrm Per Couple Plenty of Tables at No Extra Charge Sponsored by Blytheville Jaycees

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