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Market For complete stock market details read The Daily News, regularly 1:30 STOCKS 2:30 NEW YORK TIME Quotations by Reinholdt Gardner 326 St. Louis Phone 862-4363 Allied Stores General Electric Phelps Dodge Allis Chalmers General Motors Philip Morris American Airlines Gen. Tele. Phillips Pet. American Motors Gillette Radio Corp.

American Standard Glassrock Inc. Republic Steel American TAT .50 Greyhound Reynolds Tob. American Brands Gulf Oil Safeway Stores. Anaconda Cop. Illinois Central St.

L-San Fran Beth. Steel IBM Sears Roebuck Block Intern. Harv'str. Sperry Rand Borg Warner Johns-Manville Std. Oil Cal.

Burroughs Kaufman Broad Std. Oil NJ 71 Canadian Export Kennecott Copper Sterling Drug Ches. Ohio 52 Laciede Gas Studebaker Chrysler 28 Lerner Stores Swift Co. Cities Service Ligg. Myers 47 Tenneco Comsat Litton Texaco Cons.

Frieght 30 Minn. Mining Tidewater Marine Con. Airlines McDonald Union Carbide Dayco 19 Mobil Oil United Aircraft Deere Co. Marco UAL Inc. Delta Motorola Uniroyal Dow Chemical Marley Co.

U.S. Steel .32 Du Pont 132 Olin- Mathieson Upjohn Eastman Kodak Owens-Ill. 57 U.S. Plywood Emerson Elec. Western Union Empire Dis.

Electric Pacific Pet. Westinghouse Ford Penney (JC) Zenith Gen. Dynamics Penn Central Cash Grain Feed Graios Corn (per bu.) $1.55 Milo (per cwt.) $2.25 Oats (per ba.) .85 Barley (per bu.) $1.10 Wheat Hard Soft $1,50 Soybeans. $2.70 CHICAGO (AP) Grain futures prices were mostly higher in early dealings today, but soybeans were irregular, On the opening, wheat was to cents a bushel higher, March 1.70½; corn was lower to higher, March 1.56⅜; oats were unchanged to higher, lower March higher, cents and soybeans were to January 2.95%. Couriesy Milling Company Plaza Library Branch Is Closed for Moving Plaza Branch of the Public Li- braries of Springfield and Greene County, 1920 East Sunshine, will be closed this week for moving operations into the new building at Brentwood and Seminole.

WEATHER By RAY NELSON The holiday weekend in the Ozarks was graced by dry weather, and passing weather systems at best generated only brief periods of cloudiness. Christmas Day averaged 14 degrees below normal, and the remainder of the holiday period temperatures slowly climbed with temperatures reaching near normal on Sunday, with highs ranging from the upper 30s in the northeastern sections to the upper 40s in the west. to Temperatures today were expected reflect little change, with high marks again very near those of Sunday. However, colder air drifting slowly southward through Missouri and Kansas is expected to provide some additional cooling for tonight and Tuesday, although no drastic change is foreseen. Precipitation probabilities are expected to remain quite low well into the week.

The colder air had edged into the treme northern fringes of the Ozarks this morning and was expected to drift on into Arkansas and Oklahoma. The cold air had dropped temperatures to around 10 above in extreme northern Missouri overnight, and subzero readings were common from Iowa and norhteastern Nebraska northward into the Dakotas, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Detroit Lakes, reported the coldest reading in this cold air mass with 28 below zero. Fair to partly cloudy skies were of the reported nation, through with considerable of cloudimuch the central part ness west of the Continental Divide also from the Great Lakes eastward Into the northern portions of the Applachians. Some rain mixed with snow was 0C- curring in the Pacific Northwest in associ- and ation with an advancing cold front, snow flurries were scattered from the Great Lakes into New England.

Highest at temperature McAllen, in Tex. the nation on Sunday was 85 WEATHER DATA FOR SPRINGFIELD Temperatures: Highest lowest yesterday morning 49; Lowest yesterday 20; this highest this date in 81 years 75 1924; in high 1928 25; lowest this date in 81 years -5 in year ago 37; low a year ago 30. Precipitation: Rain or melted snow heavi- from 6 a.m. yesterday to 6 a.m. today est rain this date in 81 years .63 in 1942.

Sun: Rose this morning sets tonight length of daylight 9 bours, 37 minutes. supplied by U.S. Department of Commerce Weather Service; first column, lowest last might; third, precipitation dur. highest temperature yesterday; second. ing past 24 hours ending 6 a.m.

Stations High Low Pree. Albuquerque 48 31 Amarillo .65 28 Birmingham 50 25 Boise 34 .02 Boston 30 Buffalo, .02 Chicago Columbia Denver 49 Des Molnes Detroit 30 Duluth Fort Smith Fort Worth 66 Kansas City .37 Little Rock 47 Los Angeles 60 Memphis Miami Minneapolis Beach T. New Orleans New York Oklahoma City Omaha Phoenix Pittsburgh Salt Lake City Seattle St. Louis SPRINGFIELD Tulsa Washington West Wichita Plains 20 MISSOURI Generally fair with little change in temperature through the Tuesday; high Tuesday near 30 north to lower 405 south: low tonight 10-20, except 20-25 along south border, ARKANSAS Clear tonight. Partly cloudy Tuesday.

Little change Lows in tonight tempera- in ture. Highs Tuesday in 508. 20s north to 30n south. easterly winds 5-15 mph: little temKANSAS Partly cloudy through Tues. day; peraturo change tonight, low In the upper teens north to low 208 south; a little warmTiasday, high in the 50s southwest to er low 404 east.

OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy through day; Tuesday; high little Tuesday 50s temperature north to 60s change extreme south; low tonight near 20 northwest to low 30s south. Livestock HOGS -Early estimates 2500. Barrows and gilts active. U. S.

1s and 28, 200-230 16.50-16.75; 75 head, U. 16.75; U. 25 S. and 1s and 35, 200-240 S. 3s, 220-260 15.50-16; U.

S. 2s and 48, 240-270 14.50-15.50. Sows, active. U. S.

1s and 35, 300-450 10.50-11.50; S. 2s and 38, 450-550 Boars, over 350 8.50-9.50; under 350 7-8. SHEEP -N ot established. CATTLE AND CALVES Early estimates 800. Trading active.

Slaughter cows 50 cents higher than last Tuesday, the last day of trading. Bulls steady. Vealers and slaughter calves fully steady. Cows, commercial, 17-18; utility 17.50-19.50; high dressing, 20; cutter, 16.50-18; canner, 14- 16.50. Bulls, utility to good, vealers, choice, 33-37; good, 30-34.

Slaughter calves, choice, 250-450 28-33; good, 25- 29. Feaders, steady. Steers, choice, 300-500 31-36; 500-700 28-32. Heifers, choice. 300-500 27-32; 500-650 25-28.

SHEEP -Early estimates 75. Slaughter lambs steady to 50 cents higher. Slaughter ewes steady. Slaughter lambs, choice and prime, 85-105 21.50; good to low choice, 75-95 19.50-21. Slaughter ewes, cull to good, 2.50-4.50.

NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III. (AP) Hogs barrows and gilts 25-50 lower; most de cline on 200-230 1-2 200-225 ibs. 16.75-17.00; 1-3 200-250 lbs. 15.75-16.75; 2-4 240-270 lbs. 15.00-15.75; 3-4 260-330 lbs.

13.00- 14.00; sows steady to 25 higher; 1-3 300-350 11.50-12.25; 2-3 350-600 lbs. 10.50-11.50. Cattle calves 50; steers steady to 50 lower, heifers fully steady; cows 50 1.00 higher; bulls steady to 50 higher; steers high choice and prime lbs. 28.2 5- 28.50; lbs. 27.75-28.00; choice lbs.

27.00-28.00; lbs. 26.75-27.50; mixed good and choice 26.50- 27.00; load mostly low choice 1,250 lbs. 27.00; good 25.00-26.50; load high good 1,100 lbs. 26.50; standard and good Holstein 24.00-25.00; utility 23.25; heifers few small and park loads choice and prime lbs. 26.25; choice 800-950 lbs.

25.50-26.00; mixed good and choice 25.00-25.50; good 23.50-25.00; cows commercial 16.50-19.00; utility 17.50-21,00; canner and cutter 16.00- 19.00; bulls utility commercial and good 24.00-25.00; calves steady; choice vealers 33.00-36.00; good 29.00-32.00. steady; Sheep 400: lambs few lambs choice and and ewes mostly prime lbs. 24.50; one load shorn with No. 1 pelts 102 lbs. 25.50; choice 90-110 lbs.

23.00-24.00; 110-120 lbs. 22.00-23.00; good 22.00; ewes utility to choice 3.00-5.00. Produce Missouri egg market: Market steady, Supplies well cleared over holiday weekend. Smalls irregularly distributed. Prices paid to producers, on grade yield basis, cases exchanged, cents per dozen, for 24 hours ending 11 a.m.

Monday: A Large or better. 38-43; A Medium, 33- 40; A Small, 12-27; Large, 31-39. Sales to Missouri breakers: Market unsettled. Trading very light. Selected lots moved as high as 8.55.

Prices paid by to breakers, dollars case, delivered dock, pound imum average, cases exchanged for 24 hours ending 11 a.m. Monday: Unclassified farm run, 7.50-7.65; Under. grades and checks, too few report. NEW YORK (Urner Barry) Extra Large, Large, Mediums, 40; Pullets, 28; Peewees, 20; Standards, Checks, 24. KANSAS CITY (AP) Wholesale eggs unchanged: large, 80 per cent A 38-43; medium, 80 per cent A 35-40.

Butter unchanged: grade Ib, solid 85; grade quarters 86. Noon OTC Quotes Anheuser-Busch A. B. Chance Carboline Chase Nat. Life Comm.

Bancshares .43 Computer Usage 5 Empire Bank First Union, Inc. 46 47 Founders Frontier Tower Mailinckrodt 80 Modern Amer. Modern Sec. Life Ocean Drilling Paul Mueller Russell Stover 32 Progressive Pott Industries Seven Up 4 Cuba Men Quizzed In Alleged Calf Theft CUBA (Special) Four Cuba men were being questioned here today in connection with the alleged theft of a 350-pound calf from a Crawford County farmer. Sheriff's officers and the state patrol said the Hereford, valued at $100, was taken from a field on the Joe Barbier farm, 3 miles west of Cuba, and slaughtered between noon Saturday and 9 a.m.

Sunday. According to the state patrol, the meat, has been recovered. LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. Three days after it started, the Laguna Beach Christmas Rock Festival came to an official halt yesterday. Despite the 'official ending by the city's mayor, some 5000 young people remained in the Laguna Canyon today.

Data From NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE U.S. Dept. of Commerce the Ozarks between the two fronts and cool weather on tap. 20 Showers FORECAST Flurries Figures Show Low Temperatures 1 Until Tuesday Manning 50 Isolated Precipitation Nor Indiented- Consult secel -Associated Press Wirephoto No Storms Here Snow flurries are forecast tonight in parts of the Northeast and West. Showers are expected in the Pacific Northwest and in portions of the South.

There will be cold weather in the Great Lakes area and warmer temperatures in the Southwest, with Daily Record SPRINGFIELDEPOR ABOUT. FINE 120,000 ALTITUDE: 1324 CLIMATE: Police Calls BIRTHS Guard employed at Paul Mueller Company, 1616 West Phelps, reported theft of American flag from pole, 6 a.m. Sunday. Police reported window broken at Inland Printing Company. 637 College, 1:15 p.m.

Sunday. William G. Reynolds, 29, of 2204 College, reported he was robbed of $175 by three men at a tavern Saturday night, Raymond R. Roderick, 21. of 2041 West Olive, cited on careless and imprudent driving complaint after police reported his car passed stop sign and was followed at 70 miles an hour before being stopped in 600 block North Park, p.m.

Saturday. An 8-month-old Springfield girl was released from Cox Medical Center after treatment, 11:45 p.m. Saturday, after she was accidentally given wrong medicine at pher home. Employes of Springfield Workshop, 420 East Trafficway, reported door pane ken but nothing missing, 8:40 a.m. Sunday, Officer Bob Sanderson investigated breakin at Custom Trailers, 1631 College; missing were $20 cash; 8:39 a.m.

Monday. Officer Warren Gamel investigated breakin at Dodds Track Lines, 1408 West Water; missing were $4 in change from vending machine, 24 porable vacuum cleaners and 25 cases of hair spray; 7:24 a.m. Monday. Don Temple, manager of Don-Lo's DriveIn, 800 change St. Louis, reported leukemia theft of $4 to $5 in from a bank on counter at drive-in: 8:05 p.m.

Sunday. Michael R. Johnson, 18, of 1221 East Linwood, cited on complaint of careless and imprudent driving after minor accident at Holland and Cherry; 6:47 p.m. Sunday. John A.

Foley, assistant manager at Fairway Mobile Home Sales, 2865 West Sunshine, reported someone kicked the front door open to a trailer and stole two table lamps valued at $21 each and two bed spreads worth $10 each; 2:10 p.m. Sunday, AUTO ACCIDENTS F. C. Lilley, 4046 West Chestnut Throughway, cited on complaint of failure to yield right-of-way to car driven by the Rev. C.

J. Cross, Newport, at Chestnut Throughway and Orchard Crest, 6:15 p.m. Saturday. FIRE ALARMS Firemen extinguished broom fire on city street sweeper at City Service Center, 10:48 Sunday. Grass fire, 1700 West Lombard, 12:38 p.m.

Sunday. Juan Construction Company, four fiveroom houses. 2628, 2634, 2638 and 2644 West Chestnut, $6000 each. Everett Johnson, roofing, 306 East side, $200. BUILDING City One Safe Recovered Springfield police are taking a close look at a safe recovered after a burglary at the Southwest Power Administration sometime during the weekend.

But they don't expect to recover another safe stolen from the Hamburger Inn. The 2 2-foot safe "probably was tossed off a bridge or something," Detective Gene Wheeler commented this morning. The SPA office at Battlefield and Golden were entered sometime between Christmas Eve and 4:25 a.m. yesterday when an officer discovered a door pane broken. The safe, which contained $75 in cash and some books and receipts, was found shortly fore 9 a.m., abandoned beside a road north of Greenlawn Cemetery, by Gus Stokes, 2860 Rochelle.

Some papers were still inside, but the money had been removed after the thieves knocked off a combination lock. The smaller safe taken from the Hamburger Inn, 434 South Jefferson, contained $60 in change. The thieves also took 70 cents from vending machines, 11 cartons of cigarettes, six T-bone steaks and two boxes of cigars, all valued at about $90. Burglars made a determined, but unsuccessful, effort to enter the Lawson Jewelry Store on Park Central Square early yesterday, but had to settle a storage room of the Fox Theater. Officers said the intruders climbed a fire escape on the theater, adjacent to the store, and pried open a door to the theater.

They also forced a door to the manager's office but took nothing from the room. Prying entry to storage closet, they removed boxes of candy from shelves, took out the shelves and ripped paneling and insulation from the wall, which resisted their efforts to gain entry to the jewelry shop. In other thefts reported to police yesterday: W. R. Baldwin said a box containing 104 spark plugs was stolen by someone who removed the lock from a trailer at Ler Way Freight Lines, 334 North Nettleton; W.

G. Ivie, custodian at St. Paul Methodist Church, 413 East Walnut, officers intruders shoved 'cardboard from a door pane broken in a previous burglary, and took a typewriter from an office, and I. D. Middlebusher reported a $200 tape recorder, $200 typewriter, $45 briefcase and an electric clothes brush were stolen from an office at South Side Baptist Church, 465 South Grant.

SPRINGFIELD (Mo.) LEADER -PRESS Dec. 28, 1970 27 Deaths To. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Holcomb, Sey.

mour, a girl, 12:34 p.m., Dec. 26, St. John's. To Mr. and Mrs.

Andy Miller, Ava, boy, 1:56 p.m., Dec. 26, St. John's. To Mr. and Mrs.

Dennis Lyons. Route boy, 1:58 p.m.. Dee. 26, St. John's.

To Mr. and Mrs. Billy Cantrell, Route Seymour, a girl, 5:03 a.m.. Dec. 27, St.

John's. To Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Davis, Route 2, Ozark, a boy, 5:38 a.m., Dec. 27, St.

To Mr. and Mrs. John Wilson, Walnut Grove, boy, 7 a.m., Dee. 27, John's. To Mr.

and Mrs. David Drake, st. Louis, a boy, 7:28 a.m., Dec. 27, St. John's.

To Mr. and Mrs. Gary Warner, 627 South Warren, a girl. 8:53 a.m.. Dec.

27, St. John's To Mr. and Mrs. Mark Wise, 906 South Fremont, a boy, 9:32 a.m., Dec. 27, St.

John's. To Mr. and Mrs. Larry Bruffett, Hammond, a girl, 9:54, Dec. 27, St.

John's. To Mr. and Mrs. William Rippee, 1734 South Plaza, a girl, 2:59 p.m., Dec. 27, St.

John's. To Mr. and Mrs. Hershel Linder, 2757 West Walnut, a girl, 8:13 p.m., Dec. 27, St.

John's. To Mr. and Mrs. William Kirsch, 2652 Greenwood, a boy, 2:03 a.m. Dec.

28, St. John's. To. Mr. and Mrs.

Roy Peak, Route Marshfield, a boy, 7:47 a.m.. Dec. 28, st. To Mr. and Mrs.

Earl L. Devore, 1326 East Whiteside, a boy, 10:12 a.m., Dec. 26, Cox. To Mr. and Mrs.

Larry G. Bruton, 2111 North Weller, a boy, 5:30 a.m., Dec. 27, Cox. To Mr. and Mrs.

Max D. Lindsey, 908 West Jean, a girl, 6:26 a.m., Dec. 27, Cox. To Mr. and Mrs.

Farris Robertson, Niangua, a girl, 3:06 p.m., Dec. 27, Cox. To Mr. and Mrs. Billy Sampson, Bolivar, bey, 9:24 p.m., Dec.

27, Cox. To Mr. and Mrs. Robert Taylor, 2303 Brooklane, a girl, 12:17 a.m., Dec. 28, Cox.

To Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Hooten, 1421 South Kansas, a boy, 12:41 a.m., Dec. 28, Cox. 1162 West Mr.

and Hovey, Mrs. a James, Kothenbeutel, Cox. To Mr. and Mrs. Bill Kates, 2136 Washington, a boy, 4:35 a.m., Dec.

28, Cox. To Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Seely, Fordland, girl, 5:49 a.m., Dec. 28, Cox, To Mr.

and Mrs. Michael Brooks, Dadeville, a girl, 5:46 a.m., Dec. 28, Cox. To Mr. and Mrs.

Harold Jones, Northview, a boy, 12:25 a.m., Dec. 28. Cox. To Mr. and Mrs.

Frank Sterling, Brighton, a boy, 10:29 p.m., Dee. 24, Cox. SHERIFF'S OFFICE first ed sheriffs office 68 A passerby reoprted seeing some jects steal about four cases of cold drinks from Lock's Service Station at Fair Grove; e9 one was immediately located; 8 p.m. Sunday. David McDaniel, Route 1.

Fair Grove, reported that vandals broke the front door glass of his car, parked at Lock's; Sunday. About 30 or 40 packages of candy bars and 50 to 75 pennies cigarettes, stolen 20 from the Bell Motel Station on East Kearney; deputies said a window was pried open; 10 a.m. Sunday, A woman asked deputies to help, saying that her husband gets violent with her and their son when he gets intoxicated; he had "been drinking all night," she said; deputies said they finally talked the man into going to sleep and to discuss their problems later; 6:10 a.m. Sunday. A total of 90 cartons of assorted cigaretteg was stolen in a breakin at the Roy Downs' Service Station, Mo.

266 and Greene County MM; 10:10 p.m. Saturday. CIRCUIT COURT Civil Cases Middle Missouri Shopping Center against Springfield Drugs, suit on account asking $892.26. Ag Industries Meet Set Jan. 6 Caleb Lee Lipscomb, of Springfield, a director of the Missouri Ag Industries Council, will be among the 500 grain, feed and fertilizer supply people from Missouri and sur.

rounding states to attend the council's convention Jan. 6-8 at Tan-Tar-A, Osage Beach. Lipscomb, owner of Lipscomb Agriculture Supply, serves as committee chairman of the nominating committee and as a member of the dealer workshop committee. Among the speakers at the affair will be Dr. Bob Suter, Pur.

due University, who will talk on "Management The Game of Life" at the Jan. 7 banquet. Ozarker Faces Two Charges in Oklahoma TULSA, Okla. (UPI) A Webb City, youth will be arraigned Tuesday on charges of possession of marijuana. Donald Stephen Massey, 19, was arrested earlier this month on the state charge and has been charged in federal court with transporting a stolen auto.

He was being held today in lieu of $5000 bond on the federal charge. MRS. MABEL M. BLOOMER MOUNTAIN GROVE Funeral services for Mrs. Mabel M.

Bloomer, 49, of Route 1, Mountain Grove, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Maness Memorial Baptist Church, Cabool, with the Rev. K. Arch Bolerjack officiating. Burial will be under direction of Elliott-Gentry in Cabool Cemetery.

Mrs. Bloomer died at 8:45 a.m. Thursday in Cox Medical Center, Springfield, after an illness of three weeks. She was an employe of Brown Shoe Company in Mountain Grove. Surviving are three sons, Thomas, Donald and Ronald, all of the home; four daughters, Mrs.

Beverly Hunter, Willow Springs, and Mrs. Virginia Stark, Miss Barbra Bloomer and Miss Wanda Bloomer, all of the home; her mother, Mrs. Jenny Cheyenne, three brothers, Walter Crom, Cheyenne, Leon Crom, Pierce, and Dale Taylor, Cheyenne, and four sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Collicott and Mrs. Joyce Befus, both of Cheyenne, Mrs.

Wadsworth Mrs. Lucille Williams, both of Evans, Colo. CLYDE B. COLLIER Clyde B. Collier, 60, of 2224 South Maryland, died at 7:30 a.m, today in St.

John's Hospital after an illiess of three weeks. Mr. Collier owned a tax service and bookkeeping business. He was a member of the Methodist Church, Elks Lodge, Kiwanis Club and the American Legion. he was a veteran of World War II.

Survivng are his wife, Claudia; a daughter, Mrs. Peggy Holderbaum, St. Louis; a Jerald Wayne, St. Louis; a brother, Scott, Marionville; a sister, Mrs. Bryon Sullivan, Aurora; and three grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Klingner. MRS. LYDIA F. HARDING Former Springfield resident Mrs. Lydia Florence Harding, 91, Denver died at 5 a.m.

Sunday in Denver after a long illness. Mrs. Harding is survived by a son, Oliver, 1256 South Prince; a daughter, Mrs. Charlene Plummer, Denver; two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. The body will be returned to Springfield for services and burial under direction of Green- lawn.

MRS. ORVAL PAYNE SPARTA Mrs. Eula May Payne, 63, of Sparta, died at 2:10 a.m. today in St. John's Hospital, Springfield, after becoming ill at her home Sunday afternoon.

Mrs. Payne was a lifelong resident of Christian County and a member of Sparta Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, Orval; five sons, Floyd, Sparta, Lloyd, Ozark, Glen and Leonard, both of Sparta, and Donnie, of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Joretta Gray, Route 11, Springfield; a brother, Miles Brannan, Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Fay Rose, Escalon, her father, James P.

Brannan, Tontitown, a half-sister, Mrs. Dorothy Crow, Tontitown, two step-sisters, Mrs. Elsie Friedenberger, La Junta, and Mrs. Gladys Smith, Colorado Springs, and 14 grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Harris of Ozark.

Deadline Is Jan. 30 New Alien Address Cards Will Be Available Jan. 2 The 1971 Alien Address Report Cards will be available from the Springfield post offices from Jan. 2 through Jan. 30, Postmaster C.

Arch Bay announced today. The Immgraition and Nationality Act requires that each alien who is in the United States Jan. 1, must report his current address and provides penalties for those who fail to do so. Aliens include those residing permanently in the United States; those admitted for temporary periods as visitors, transients or students; and those who, through violation of immi. gration laws, are in the United States illegally.

The card will be given to the alien upon his request, And must be returned personally, not mailed, to the post office by Jan. 30. The address report cards can be obtained at the main post office, 870 Boonville; at the south side station in the Woodruff Building, at the Commercial 304 West Commercial; and Glenstone station, 1442 South Glenstone. Markets to Be Closed On New Year's Day NEW YORK (AP) All stock and commodity markets will be closed for trading on New Year's Day Jan. 1.

All stock and commodity exchanges will be open for trading on Dec. 31, the day before New Year's Day. In Carol Blades Case Lamb Checks New Information OZARK (Special) ination of all reports and evidence in the Carol Blades case is being made here today by Christian County Sheriff Buff Lamb and his deputies. Sheriff Lamb reported today he has received a number of telephone calls from persons adding pieces of information that might somewhere tie in with the disappearance of the 20-year-old Nixa housewife on Dec. 15, 1969, The flurry of information was the result of the discovery of her MRS.

ARVILLA E. AVERY Mrs. Arvilla E. Avery, 80, of 2800 West Lincoln, died at 11:45 a.m. Sunday in St.

John's Hospital. Avery was a resident of Springfield for the past 33 years, and a member of the Golden Av. enue Baptist Church. Survivors include son, Roy, 2806 West Lincoln; four daughters, Mrs. Berdance Collins, Harrison, Mrs.

Beatrice Mastropolito, Redondo Beach, Mrs. Bertha McVay, St. Charles, and Mrs. Maxine Foley, Savanna, 12 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Ayre-Goodwin.

WILLIS REXFORD THOMPSON Funeral services for Willis Rexford Thompson, 87, of West Stanford, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Central, Christian Church with Michael McGinnis officiating. Burial will be in Maple Park Cemetery under direction of GormanScharpf-Abbott. Mr. Thompson died at 3 p.m.! Saturday in Cox Medical Center after suffering a stroke.

REV. CHARLES E. PHILLIPS AVA Funeral services for the Rev. Charles E. Phillips, 77, of Belton, will be at 10 a.m.

Wednesday in the Wasola Rev. Oak Grove Church with the Cecil Robertson officiating, Burial will be in the church cemetery under direction of Clinkingbeard of Ava. Mr. Phillips died at 9 a.m. Sunday in the Lakeside Hospital in Kansas City.

A former resident of Ava, Mr. Phillips was a schoolteacher for more than 40 years, a General Baptist minister since 1916, a veteran of World War and a member of the board of trustees of Oakland City College, Oakland City, Ind. Survivors include his wife, Ruby; three daughters, Mrs. Johna McFarland, Thornfield, Mrs. Connie Osborne, Oakland City, Mrs.

Zelma Trivitt, Bakersfield; a son, Charles Belton; a brother, Frank, Lexington; 14 grandchildren and 12-great-grandchildren. MRS. HERBERT RUSCH MONETT Funeral services for Mrs. Frieda Rusch, 65, of Route 1, Monett, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Trinity Lutheran Church at Freistatt, with the Rev.

W. J. Stelling officating. Burial will be in the church cemetery under direction of Buchanan of Monett. Mrs.

Rusch died at 12:10 a.m. Sunday in St. John's Hospital, Springfield, after a short She had lived in the Freistatt community for the past 43 years. Survivors include her husband, Herbert; a daughter, Mrs. Larry Jackson, Republic; two sons, Herbert Lockwood, Arlen, Wausau, three sisters, Miss Leona Stelter, Chico, i Miss Elvira Stelter, Browns Valley, Mrs.

A. N. Martin, Northfield, N.J., and seven grandchildren. JOHN A. CHEEK FAIR PLAY John A.

Cheek, 77, Fair Play, died Saturday evening at the Springfield Osteopathic Hospital after an apparent heart attack. He is survived by his wife, Fern; three sons, Buford of Fern, three sons, Buford of BoliBolivar, John A. of Florissant and Dr. Charles William Cheek of Columbia; a daughter, Mrs. Lucille Buxton of Potosi; two Lrothers, Frank of Gardena, Calif.

and Bert of Ivanhoe, a sister, Mrs. Mary White of Stockton; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Lewis Mead at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Brumback Chapel in Stockton.

Burial will be in the Lindley Prairie Cemetery. MRS. LORENA HERRICK Funeral services for Mrs. Lorena Herrick, 80, of 821 South Douglas, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Ayre-Goodwin Chapel with the Rev.

Fred Neidy officiating. will be in Maple Park Cemetery. Mrs. Herrick died at 6 a.m. Sunday in the Golden Age Nursing Home at Joplin where she had lived for the past years.

A native of Springfield, Mrs. Herrick was the widow of Ira Herrick. She was a member of First Baptist Church. GUY CORBETT BOWLES MARSHFIELD Funeral services for Guy Corbett Bowl. es, 80, of Route 1, Marshfield, will be at 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday in Barber- Edwards-Arthur Chapel with the Rev. Dan Sullivan officiating. Burial will be in Marshfield Cemetery. Mr. Bowles died in Cox- Medical Center at 6:45 Sunday.

He is survived by his wife, Wilma, and two sisters, Mrs. Alice Mullinax and Mrs. Grace Williams, both of Dallas, Tex. Investment Securities Rowland Co. MENDER NEW VERR STOCK ENCHANGE 540 St.

Louis Street Springfield, Missouri 65806 Phone 862-5551 MRS. GOLDIE SCARBROUGH SEYMOUR Funeral services for Mrs. Goldie Scarbrough, 59, of Seymour, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Seymour Baptist Church with the Rev. Roy Cantrell officiating.

Burial will be in Seymour Masonic Cemetery. Mrs. Scarbrough was dead on arrival at Mansfield Hospital at 5 p.m. Wednesday, following an apparent heart attack. KEITH E.

GOLD REV. CONRAD M. L. CARLSON The Rev. Conrad M.L.

CarIson, 63, of 1409 North Campbell, died at 10:28 p.m. Saturday in Cox Medical Center following a long illness. The retired minister had been employed in the purchasing department of the Assembly of God Headquarters here since 1954, and was a member of the Central Assembly of God. Survivors include his wife, Norban; a daughter, Mrs. Laura Ann Kelley, Oklahoma City, three brothers, Wallace, Hialeah, Roger and Sherwood, both of Jamestown, N.Y.; three sisters, Mrs.

Jeanette Smith, Syracuse, N.Y., Mrs. Henrietta Johnson, Chieago, Mrs. Neomi Bills, 3254 West Lombard; and five grandchildren. The family has suggested that contributions may be made to the Pearlman Memorial Library at Central Bibie College in lieu of flowers. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m.

Wednesday in the West Chapel of Central Assembly of God Church with Dr. J. Robert Ashcroft and the Rev. Philip Wannenmacher officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery with Greenlawn in charge.

MRS. MARY ELLEN KRAFT MARIONVILLE Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Ellen Kraft, 81, of Route 2, Aurora, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Bradford-Surridge Chapel with burial in Marionville Odd Fellows Cemetery. Mrs.

Kraft died at 5 a.m. Sunday in St. John's Hospital in Springfield. A former resident of Marionville, she had moved to the home of a daughter, Mrs. Bertha Warren at Aurora about 1 year ago.

Other survivors include a sister, Mrs. Goldie Schaeulen, Fort Worth, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. WILLIAM I ALBERT HELPLEY LOUISBURG Graveside services for William Albert Helpley, 68, of Louisburg, will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Louisburg Cemetery with the Rev. Gene Swofford officiating.

Burial will be in under direction of Jones-Cantion of Buffalo. Mr. Helpley died at 9:15 a.m. Sunday at the home of a brother here after a short illness. A retired jeweler, Mr.

Helpley had moved to Louisburg from Phoenix, Ariz. about months ago. Survivors include a daughter, Miss Chandra Helpley, Phoenix; two sons, Billy and Jimmy, both of Phoenix; a brother Tames Louisburg; eight sisters, Mrs. Orlena Staples, Burlington Junetion, Mrs. Virginia Hatfield, Maryville, Mrs.

Helen Sidener, Mrs. Jeanne Burke, and Mrs. Winford Berge, all of Los Angeles, Mrs. Walter Tranch, Garden Grove, Mrs. Brownye Knudson, Encino, Caand Mrs.

A.V. Rich, Woodland Hills, Calif. KENNETH HEMBREE Kenneth Hembree, 54, of 2414 North Missouri, died Sunday morning in Springfield General Osteopathic Hospital following a one week illness. Mr. Hembree was a member of Woodland Heights Presbyterian Church, Gate of the Temple Lodge, Scottish Rite, Eastern Star and Shrine, and the Christian Shrine Club.

Survivors include his wife, Judith; his mother, Mrs. Maude Hembree, 1161 East Bennett; a brother, Wayne, 1161 East Bennett; five sisters, Mrs. Myra Smith, Walnut Park, Mrs. Freda Streeter, Sedalia, Mrs. Maxine Jones, 1641 East Atlantic, Mrs.

Ruby Roberson, 1425 East Central, and Mrs. Betty Ayres, 1322 South Ventura. Funeral services will be at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Greenlawn Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Watts officiating.

Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery with Masonic services conducted by Gate of Temple Lodge No. 422. REX. E. CONN Funeral services for Rex E.

Conn, 70, of 1428 West Meadowmere, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Klingner Chapel with the Rev. Raymon Tracy officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery. Mr.

Conn died at 5:52 p.m. Saturday at Cox Medical Center after a short illness. Funeral services for Keith Ed. ward Gold, 9, son of Mr. and Mrs.

William Smalling, 1227 Bonaire, will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Greenlawn Funeral Home with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Young Gold died at 3:15 p.m. Saturday in a nursing home for children at 1404 Dawn, after a long illness. JESS J.

GILBREATH Funeral services for Jess J. Gilbreath, 72, of 1207 South Cedarbrook, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Klingner Chapel with the Rev. Hardy Reese officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.

Mr. Gilbreath died at 4:40 a.m. Saturday in Cox Medical Center following a short illness. MISS AMANDA ADAMS FAIR PLAY Miss Amanda Adams, 92, a lifelong resident of Fair Play, died at 6:45 a.m. today in Cox Medical Center, Springfield, after a brief illness.

Surviving are four sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Neil, Boise, Mrs. Nora Butterworth, Kansas City, Mrs. Cora Belcher, Exeter, and Mrs. Ruth Engleman, Fair Play.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Butler of Bolivar. ADAM E. HIGH GAINESVILLE Funeral services for Adam E. High, 69, a lifelong resident of Gainesville, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Clinkingbeard Chapel here with the Rev.

Wiley McGhee officiating. Burial will be in Sims Cemetery here. Mr. High died at 5:50 p.m. Saturday in Hillerest Retirement Home here after a long illness.

Surviving are a son, Samuel, Bolivar; two daughters, Lorene and Annabelle, no addresses given; a brother, Tom, Gainesville; and a sister, Mrs. Myrtle Cooper, Susanville, Calif. Two Injured In Shootings Two persons injured in apparently separate shooting incidents in Barry County Sunday night and today were taken to Cox Medical Center for treatment. Daniel Vineyard, 16, Route 1, Monett, is in "fair" condition. He was transferred from Barry County Hospital in Cassville at 12:05 a.m.

today. A. L. Cox, III, 20, of Joplin, arrived at Cox Medical Center at 5 a.m. today in "critical" condition.

He was later transferred to a hospital in Columbia. Sheriff Edwin Dummit, of Barry County, was unavailable this morning to relate information concerning the shootings. Antlers Pose Dilemma Horn One arrest was made and several men were questioned after an early Sunday morning brawl on the parking lot of a Glenstone cocktail lounge. Taken into custody on' a drunkenness complaint was John E. Bailey, 29, of 2042 Eureka Terrace, by Reserve Officer Elvin Southard of interfering with the officer's peace making efforts.

After several men had fled the scene and things settled down, the officer said, he learned that the trouble started when a visitor from Montana, accused a Marshfield man of taking some large deer antlers from the front of his pickup truck. The antlers were returned. Rites Tuesday For Gun Victim ANDERSON (Special) Funeral services, will be held here Tuesday Staten Arthur Johnson, 80, victim of an apparently -inflicted gunshot wound. Johnson was found dead at his home here about 2 p.m. Friday.

McDonald County Coroner Doug Mooney said the retired farmer apparently shot himself in the head with a .22 caliber pistol. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Ozark Funeral Home here. The Revs. Evertt Cooper and Frank Atchley will officate.

Burial will be in Peace Valley Cemetery here. remains on a farm west of Ponce de Leon on Christmas Day. Sheriff Lamb said he worked in and around Nixa until 1 a.m. Sunday reviewing the case and talking to various witnesses and persons who might have thought of something which could prove helpful in locating the person who killed Mrs. Blades.

He also indicated that a number of persons might be asked to submit to polygraph tests in the near future. Meanwhile, Stone County Sheriff James R. Barnes, entering the case because the body of Mrs. Blades was found in that county, said the clothing will be delivered to a state patrol laboratory for analysis. No inquest is scheduled, Sheriff Barnes said, he "did not know about one for a later date." All clues and information will be shared between Stone and Christian County officials, he said.

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