The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 26, 1947 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 26, 1947
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BLYI VOL,. XLIV—NO, 231 Income Tax Cut • May Be Asked by Treasury Head Secretary Snyder May Alter Position And Favor Slashes By Sandor S. Klein (CniteJ Pre«i Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON. Dec. 26. (UP) — Secretary of Treasury John W Snyder Is about ready to advise President Truman to come out for an Income tax reduction next year, an Informed administration source said today. Snyder reportedly will advocate an increase in personal exemptions and extension of the split-Income benefit to married couples in al states. The decision was reached at a White House conference of high administration officials earlier this tar""!! 1 recently ' the tre "sury sccre- not officially draped* Ink' option. But recent treasury tax stu- £.«. a 2? * * peech by Snv( ler himself have been far less adamant against tax reduction proposals. Despite Snyder's reversal. President Truman Is expected to continue, at least for the time being tils opposition to an Immediate tax cut, the administration source said However, Mr. Truman may make K, a gesture toward tax reduction In his annual state-of-the-union message to Congress next month. This gesture could be along the line of: some tax reductions are desirable but let's wait until Inflation is checked and until we. see what the Marshall plan costs. Could Offer Out for Truman Snyder's recommendations on Increasing personal exemptions and extending the split-income benefit would be the same in principle as «?ennL thc major P r °vlsions in the $5,600,000,000 tax-reduction bill already introduced in the House by Chairman Harold Knutson, R Minn., of the Ways and Means Committee. Knutson's bill would increase personal exemptions from $500 to Moo and give the aged and blind an additional »600 exemption. Treasury experts reportedly are undecided as to the amount of- the personal exemption. Jncreiaae tc, be recommended to i^r. Truman Indications were that Snjder-s proposal's would be haiMtad - ~ "•"' In the form of l AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Mississippi Valley Blythevillo Herald BLYTHKV11,1,B, ARKANSAS, MUT.I.-. SINGLB COPIEI run CEHTf I Holiday Death Santo Visits Underprivileged Youngsters Here BIytheville Courier Blythevlllt Daily Neva Toll Tops 300 Highway Fatalities Account for More Than Half of Total By United Press A final tabulation showed today that 332 persons died violently m highway accidents and other tragedies during the Christmas holiday. From s p. m. Christmas Eve through Christmas night, 192 persons were killed in traffic accidents and 140 died in other mishaps, including fires and shootings California led the states with 32 dead, 15 of them killed In traffic. Texas was second with 2« dead Seven persons died In a hotel fire at Orange, Tex., and four others perished In a dance hall fire at Fredericksburg, Tex. Ohio and Pennsylvania reported 20 violent diMths each. New York reported ie and" Illinois 15. Nevada's ordinarily low death total was lifted to 10 by a fire which wiped out that many Indians in a gambling hall on the Dresslervllle reservation near Gard- nervllle. The fire reportedly followed a drunken brawl between Greely Jim, the Indian who ran the resort, and a patron. During the fight, Jim kicked over a gasoline stove and threw a can of Easolme against it. The explosion blew Jim through the roof. Five members of hi family died in the resulting lire. TTnree patrons of the (rflmbllni establishment also were killed out right. An unidentified baby also was found dead in the Wrecked building. The ioth victim diet later at a hospital where he had been tak,en with nine other injured. \ Six men and a woman died In the fire in Texas They were found, suffocated, in the ruins of a second floor hotel which was partially demolished late last night A bus • overturned at Beaufort S. C., Christmas Eve, killing six persons, an Negroes. The accident occurred when a strap-hanging passenger lost his balance and fel against the driver. The driver lost control and the vehicle plunged into a ditch and overturned. Pour persons were klll- «d outright and two died later. Two children died In a fire before dawn yesterday at ocean Park CaJ., and their father was tooked-to sufcptatao « -nunlm ,j- .per- The ^r . that Snyder's new "', a tax cut would b to leak out eventually This strategy was adopted partlv to permit Democratic members of Congress to vote for a tax cut and still not put themselves in a nost ion cr deserting the administrator,, the source said. He added that Snyder's recommendation also would give PresS Truman a basis for signing a tax reduction bill, If he war^f to In! Few Accidents Campaign Urged Jaycees Issue Early Appeal For Old Toys volume of Typhoon Hits Philippines, Killing Three B Dec. 26 (UP)—At least ns were killed and th ted early today when ^yphoon with winds of —« the PhiM p p°ne r s. blaSted Man " a One of the dead was a 65-year- in fronTof San^ by * fallin S tree kw'Jre" ^, erc e'ectrocuted by falling si£' f n..! n •? lifeboat In the Sulu sea near £amboango. . orf T buiM f r ekinl8: sto ™ rfPP* 1 ro ' ofs of cnmm gS> '? re d ° Wn mnn y Iines worW ,T,'T t10n Wlth the Ollt « a <= world and forced U. s Ar™ „„_ of the Manila (hi Phit? • hotc1 ' show P lace °r We Philippines, was wrecked along Ith many other buildings, includ |ng the American Army an winds An unexpected phristmas party for uiidcrprivTkg^ ed children Tuesday dwindled the supply of toys which were expected to form the basis of a carry-over supply for next year 1 ' event, officials of these civic c i u bs reported today. Because of this, they said, they are issuing an early call for more used or damaged toys to build un tins carry-over stock. The carryover will assure the basis for an adequate supply next year No carry-over supply was avall . ible for this year's party because a large number of toys was destroyed m January when fire struck the Vocational Agriculture building on the high school campus, where they were stored The supply nearly ran out during tho party Tuesday but Oscar Haru- away, manager of Firestone Store came to the rescue with $150 worth of new toys. Damaged toys w m be repaired by members of the Future Farmers of America at the high school Toys may be donated by calling jaycee President jimmle Edwards at 2487 Officials of the clubs todav acknowledged a cash donation of $5 this year's drive (or toys it was given by Mrs. Annie B. Branson of Blythevillc. Greek Soldiers Rout Guerrillas Newly Proclaimed "Red" Government Launches Attack ir By Werner r , Dec. 20 (U.P.)— The Greek army reported 'that it routed from Konitsa today a force nl 9 MO guerrillas who for 10 iL?" aid siege to the mounlai, stronghold of Northwest Greece In nn Parent q uest of a c .p™ fot tl« fr '* Greece Markos -- through Northwest ' v ° d ays after Gen SSSSL** lrart Prociahned a eueriiila Rovcrnment and InHr Wndent, Communist "state" oSk T^T,,, MJnl5try said th * Ihey assaulted the key town™ P m. yesterday under .h * rtllll ?y barrage whicl •hells screaming info it IWanjr Commnnlst, An ... on h i ! "' e ! lp 0{ hos ''I«ies on the heels of the report. came alleged plot to assasstanTe"^!" ?r Prpmiof t-ii..i- _ ^ iui - plans for t>.iri^!f r ^ pl °!' « nt ailcd o . —Courier Newi Photo. Santa claus arrived early for mor. than 200 underprivileged ohl- drcn of mvtheviile but they didn't mind for an early Chris nT U 1' decided, is far better than a gutless one. A few or the youngsters who attended the annual Christmas , wr ,v a»:r 0 ; r Bed chiidren " ven * the Kiwaiiu ciub «* «'«•"* o, NOHI 1 7'7 e "" shown ibove ou(5lde the J ^« <""> «*»»> on NO th second where they receive to,, and fruit Tuesday morning reside, srn "'! H W " e d °" at * d by fll ^""' lllB bu.Inw.BKm and re dcms Toys In need of repair were made over by members of llie Future Farmers ,, f America In their workshop ,t the high .chool Tojo On Witness Stand Assumes Blame for Pearl Harbor Attack TOKYO, De C . aj. (u.p.^Hldeki Tojo, the only surviving member of the Axis triumvirate that plunged the world into It, secom! »nrt most devastating global war, admitted today at his trial on war in charges that he alone was responsible for th'e Pearl Harto/a'tUck'"" Obviously nervous, the bald 83- * • aclc ' year-old former premier of Imperial Japan stepped to the stand to 1 tell the international military trl- bunal for the Fur East that he had committed no crimes. Tojo, nicknamed "Trie Razor" when Japanese forces held half China and most of Southeast Asia, attempted to shield Emperior Hlro- hito tram blame for the attack on ' >mval al - While the inha'bilai ,.. - -«"** r Minister FHr> dispatches attacked from cept the East, '10 the EUcr- all sides ex- lew^o ^" iS ! Cr Qe »n(« Stratos quate measures The guerrillas have come from mountain fnstncs< were reported to Albania and the • overlooking Ihe his own defence Re aMithaL „,. alone was ultimately responsible for ordering the Japanese aerlol attack on Pear! Harbor Dec. 7, 1D41 Tojo. who will be 64 years or age next Tuesday, smiled broadly and' 1-Denieri that he had "plotted" against the allied nations. 2—Assumed responsibility for PhuiBing Japan into a war he in- sated was "defensive." 3 -Took blame for the trial and MCiitn sentences of Gen James Doplittlc's fliers, who, he claimed violated international law when they bombed Japanese cities. 4--Challenged the right of Hull-nation tribunal to sit in judgment upon him. , *—Vigorously derendcd Hlrohilo, ms onetime secular and divine lead- Tojo Stands Alone Tojo alcme or the three Axis lenders Is standing trial before his former enemies. Benito Mussolini iva.s assassinated by a mob of Italian partisans. Adolf Hitler Is believed to have been killed in the fin-d stages of the allied assault on Ger- Russians Near Break With Iran Soviets irked Over Inability to Obtain Pr*L rtllew^ •' •'•• •-- •,* Rich -^^^^^a in today they expected a break -^ig.TJissr^tt Soviet Ambassador Ivan chlkov and most of hi, enlr l plane for New _«rted in a s The strain of relations between Iran am, Russia was Increased recently when parliament rejected a provisional agreement on oil con cessions to the Soviets They received another jolt by w m ( B £ p ?i ™ cnt "' Ibrah '" »"Kimi to the 'premlcrslilD after Premier Ahmed GHavnm resigned In the race of a parllarncnlno- rate o onned "^f; H " kl "" »"" h «°'"0t formed a cabinet. He wns regarded fA Pravda dispatch h -,,7 ll( * y New York Stocks 2 P.m. stocks: A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth steel . . ' Chrysler . ...'.', Gen Electric Gen Motors . Montgomery Ward" N Y Central ^oith Am Aviation ' ' Republic Steel Radio '_ Socony Vacuum Sludebaker . ...' Slnr.dard of N j T;xis Corp. . . Packard . U S steel ... . 150 !-8 68 1-2 . 33 3-4 103 3-8 63 3-8 34 3-4 57 3-4 54 1-2 14 1-2 8 3-8 27 1-4 9 3-8 17 21 1-4 78 1-2 60 3-8 4 7-3 79 Business Districf In Luxora Gets White Way Lights A bright Christmas ,lf not a white one. was brought the residents of Luxora with the turning on of that towns new Main street "white way lighting system Tuesday night. Installed by the Arkansas-Missouri Power Company, the new "white way was completed after many months delay in obtaining materials It consists of 17 lighting fixtures ex£"?!"?_ th .™".*h°ut the Main Street business district. * rl - Mo ma <te Possible the free Weather ARKANSAS—Pair tonight «nrf Saturday. S ,,g htly ^^J^^ . — •-• — *.*» KVTOOJUU; LUC IFGl Installation of thfs "white way" system when, earlier this year, they fi ed a new redacted rate schedule with the -Arkansas Public Service Commission, which regulates the company's operations In this state The basis on which the free street lighting is figured is the equivalent 01 one 1,000-lumen unit for each six 9" sto , mcr5 served within the city llm- tp direct the placement and select he type of all street lighting fixtures Installed. To Luxora, Ark-Mo% new street lighting program will mean an annual saving of $51600 In .addition to Luxora, other towns m this area now having lite way" systems in B i another sector Greek troops cnci'r< - Man Held Charge of Forgery nifiny. "I firmly celleve and will contend to the last that the war was one or self-delcnsc and In ,. o manner n violation of international law" Tojj said in his arfidavit. "Never at any time did I conceive tnat waging this war could or would pc challenged by the victors as an international crime or that rcgu- larly constituted ofllclals ol th" ., vanquished nation would be charc- ^dJsiMitchcs cd criminals. large] "As to tho responsibility for defeat, I feel that it devolves upon myself as premier. The responsibility in that, sense I am not only willing but sincerely desire to accept." In his affidavit, Tojo made every attempt to shield Emperor Hiro- See TOJO on Pa K e It sccla to the The ave forged -tie amount onjhe Farmers Bank against •t the Coffee cup Ca5e\r. '" has »J T* hcaring im H <m<=v &M.t£r Set Pcndln * <-"-' fin Destr^yTThr^e Jonesboro Businesses JONESBORO. Ark., Dec. 26 (UP, K - e , h /. art of the business dis- Mct ,. e trict were left standing the building were the Tire Co., the Henry Frank the Cook and to the U.S.S.R is »", and who Is closely as- with Anglo-American clrc- -~ x..e dispatch, , credited to iS* c °"<wpondent In Tehran, said the cabinet shakeup wns caus- hu thi T , trcnchcr <"'s violation by the Iranian government of" the " 8 . r "'. nc . nt <»» April 4.I84B. on the establishment of a joint Oil Com- i,,,^! ] ° n * ago " 1SM ' ""official quarters reported, soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov merged Ghavam accusing rlaklml of au- gr ™" ve Intentions toward Russia ..M fv, .? L Ilews i m P<:r Iranma T. », „ HaWm »'* Premiership U an anti-Soviet gesture." Questionnaires Sent to Officers House Committee Delves Into Alleged Retirement Abuses x (llllltwl l>.v Trunk Klurier 1'rcss Sl:ift OiirrcsiHiniicnl) iirrcsiHinicn WASHINOTON. Dcu. »! (UP) — House Invcatlgnlors liiuuclicd H direct mnll cinnimlcii tndnv to find out If the iirniKl forces have been ovcr-Bcncrous with "disability" retirements for hlKli-runkliiB officers. A Hnusn Arinctl Seri'lcc.i Subcommittee sent out llio first copies of R 15-polnt siibpcim-backcd qiicsl.- lommire to retired officers. Among the questions arc some concerning the officer's present health and his salary If hc has civilian job In addition to his lax-free pension. Questionnaires will go to all but » few of Jho 2,935 officers—for disability slnco 1045. These officers draw a life pension "•— \^>*^n uy equivalent to 15 per cent ot their Ovatmm. He base pay. Subcommittee members ;V.'P "Bht and InMisscoArea Three Youths Riding One Motorcycle Hurt In Crash Near Dell in in horn. the Law enforcement officers In both North and South -Mississippi reiwrlcrt thin morning thit n,?i ^ <1 "' OL1 over th « »"'M«y. only three persons wcra hospltal- IWKl as a result of highway acl- i enls. They wcro tllrcc mcn ,„_ jured when th c motorcycle on which all were riding collided with a car driven by Floy Haney, 31, of Claiksdalc, Miss., yesterday afternoon one mile East of Dell on Tho three, were Joe W. Single- Jon. 23, of Rt, 1, Blythevllle; Qucnllii Keeling, n. of Clderville, Kan.; mid Herbert Martin. 27, of St. Louis, Mo. None was believed seriously hurt and all were schedul- M. Hlylhcvllle Hospital today * °"* Mr. irmiey said this morning that he was Eastbouiid and had started lo turn around on the highway when Uio motorcycle, Westbound, collided with his car. No charges wero filed following an Investigation conducted by Deputy Sheriff Holland Alken. A charge of reckless driving a- RKlnst Kddle Mclvlu of Luxora wna dismissed In Municipal Court this morning following u minor accident yesterday one-half mlln Southeast/of Dell. He was arrested after thn Three-Way Cleaners truck he was drlvliiB collided with a car driven by Albert Mulling of Little Hlvcr. , Tho vehicles met on a one-way culvert and fender damage to the truck resulted while wheel and fender damage resulted to the car, the Iranian army from proceeding to Azerbaijan lo put down » separatist movement | n the Northwest province facing Russia ™an7 P T K ™~ lAry . b * S !'' <Starred) whlch the u - 8 . ordered, are trying to dclCi'iiilne .some on the list no health/ H.nd private!, substantial' salaries.. Expect Few "Me Though the '""""' looking into military pensions „,„„„ last Summer, the spotlight was not, thrown on the Inquiry until the recent MaJ. Gon. Hennctt E. Meyers hearing. The Meyers case brought Sad- a storm of criticism that retirement boards arc too llnlcnt with "disability" ratings for officers. The subcommittee Is coiisldcrlni; proposals to wlpo out what Chairman Charles II. Elslon, E., O., has called "obvious discrimination" between disability payments awarded officers and those paid to enlisted icn. Once found disabled, officers arc not subject to rcexiunlnatton. En- iislcd men are ruled according to Lhe seriousness of their handicaps. They can be recalled and rccxuinln- ed periodically. Committee sources -said hcarhiKS irulHibly will |;cl under way soon ifler Jan, 13. Included In the questionnaire are question.? on private employment icloic nnd since World War II mill- ary duty. Officers must list all jobs held since retirement, describing their duties and salary. They also arc asked when they last underwent incdlcnl treatment, and what their physicians reported. They must Include results of recent physical examinations (or Insurance policies. "We don't anticipate finding much fraud," a committee official said. "Anybody who Is expecting us to turn up n bunch like Benny Meyers Is going to be disappointed." Caruthersville Man Suffers Fatal Injury in Crash Funeral services for Claude Victor McCoy, 30-year-old Carnthers- villc World War II veteran who was fatally injured In an automobile accident near West Memphis on Highway 61 early vcslcrdny morning, were incomplete today pending the arrival of relatives. Mr. McCoy, who for the past 12 years h*d been employed as a bookkeeper for the Holcomh Dnig Company of Memphis, was traveling alone en route (r> Csrulhcrsville to, spend Christmas with relatives at the time of the accident. According [o reports ot the accident, Mr. McCoy failed to make a sharp curve and his car left the highway, struck a road marker, and overturned. A broken neck was listed as ttic cause of his death. Mr. McCoy was born and raised i Carulhcrsvillc but had resided n Memphis for the past 13 years. He was a member of the Memphis Post No. 1 of the American Legion. He is survived by his mother Mrs. Nellie McCoy, of Cnrutlicrs- vllle; one sister. Mrs. R. L. White of Glcndalc, Calir: and four bro- A nlythevllle police car was da- .-j[>2~! yesterday when brake failure caused It lo run Into the rear of a Chevrolet truck at the Intersection qf.. Main and Division Street*. ^11 'e car was the 1947 Mer- curj V.,; n purchased recently ami was driven by Policeman GharlH had slowed for wan pulling up'be- the brakes To Win Votes for Marshall's Plan Educational Drive In Gran-Roots Areas Being Considered ^ ami only prisoners , spent Christmas In Jail, they said. Meanwhile, county and state offices here and In Osceola remained closer! today. They wilt re-open Monday. Hlythoville retail stores re-opened today to .begin handling post-Ctirlstmas business—with the usual amount of gift exchanging expected. And thera were many underprivileged boys and girls as well as needy grown-ups who were happy today that they had not been forgotten on Christmas. Their Christmas was made merrier by Hie generosity of BIytheville residents, biislncsmen and civic clubs who provided not only lood for family dinners but also toys, fruit, nuls and canuy for youngsters. More than 200 children received gilts or toys and fruit at the annual Christmas party given Tuesday by the Junior Chamber of Commerce and Klwanls Club. And about 225 ol the less fortunate had Christmas dinner provided for them through the American Legion Good fel lows club. Thirty-live boys selected by the principals of the three grade schools here were guests of Lions Club members Rl. their annual Christmas party Tuesday. The "rate of exchange" of Christmas gifts varied In different stores in Blythevillc. Managers ot two large stores said there had been no rush of exchange business this morning and foresaw an average amount of gift trading. However, one clothing store head remarked on the volume of exchange business that Ilrm had done this morning. Exchanging gifts was "all we'v* done all forenoon." he said. He blamed buying too freely without consideration of the gift for the number or exchanges. Blythevllle's volunteer firemen WASHINGTON, — The administration \» coniiderinf a plan to conduct an extenaive educational campaign to get grajt- roots support for the $170O>,000,000 Marshall plan, a well-informed Democratic source aald today. The campaign would be alone tb« lines of that which preceded Oon- grcsslonal approval of the Bretton Woods International monetary agreement, the source said. It would be aimed at counteracting crltlctam of the foreign aid,plan that has come from many Republicans Prominent public fiaurea oiitalde the government, u well u admln- iitration officials, would make speeches throughout the. nation, They would explain the administrations reasons for the Marshall plan (or European economic recovery. And they would hammer homa the plan's major objectives—world peace and curtailment ot Communism. Fa«« Tough Selling Job The Democratic source said th» administration, hoped the educational campaign would sell the Marshall plan to the public so well that congressional oppoaltlon would be lessened somewhat. He conceded that present opposition, among Democrats as well u Republicans, sets the odds against congressional approval of the »17000,000.00 European and program a* requested by President Truman. Th« source said Indication* ar* that Congress may cut the amount and change the administrative aetuo M proposed by the President. Some Democrats reportedly ar* reluctant to go all th« way'with Mr. Truman on the Manhall plan, fearing their party will be held politically responsible If higher prici and food scarcities follow. OOP critics of Mr. Truman's for•n policy, meanwhile, continued - blasts against ttia Euiopean "7 program. P'uafe HeM DMbtfal Sen. "'ugh Butler, B., Neb., 'aald he was f ,ery doubtful" whether any Marshall plan would be approved h - Bs^gfflS^cse&ffiM^-., Sen. Henry O. Dworshakf It,' Idaho, «ald the U. a "can't take » chance on crippling Its national security" to help countries oversea*. If Congress ti to approve any foreign aid program, he laldi it must first "do a streamlining Job to bring it more,in line with our ability to send goods abroad." Rep. BartelJ. Jonkman, R., Mich, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said the Marshall plan as presented by Mr. Truman ' means that we're going to pay some of Kuropc's debts." "1 don't think we ought to do 1L* Jonkman added. President Truman did not mention the Marshall plan by nahw in his Christmas Eve message lo the nation, but he said: "The great heart of the Ameri- lan people has been moved to compassion by the needs ol those in other lands who are cold and hungry. "We have supplied a part of :helr needs and we shall do more. In this, we are maintaining the American tradition." had their holiday go undUturbed yesterday as nt> fire alarms were turned In all day. They extinguished a grass fire in tlie wo block on East Liil Wednesday and put out four mori this morning. Grass fires this morning were extinguished at XT West Vine, 1501 West Hearn. 20th and Cherry, and on East Cherry street. Zone, after the Republic of Panama unanimously teses agreement with thi. country. With the exception of the itic and itriptt guarding the canal. t NEA Telephoto.) ic entrances to the . Cleo McCoy ot g, W. Va,, and Bob and Charles McCoy of Caruthcrsville. Officials of tlic Ln Forge. Funeral Hom« in Carulhersville who are in charge of arrangements, staled that Blytherille Gets Bright Christmas With Season'* Lowest in Temperatures Not to be outdone by chilly late Fall weather, Old Man Winter lost little time In pushing the mercury far enoguh down to set a record low for the new season before it was even a week old. Christmas Eve saw the mercury tumble to a low of 31 degrees, one degree colder than the previous record low reached Dec. 15. And It was a "Bright Christmas" Instead of a white one yesterday as the sun shone In clear skies and the mercury reached a high of 48 degrees. Lowest temperature last night was 34 degrees, according to Robert E Btaylock, oflcla! weather observer. Wednesday was 40 degrees. L. R. Sullivan, 60, Dies in Home on N. Second Street Funeral services for Leonard Ramsey Sullivan, age 80, of 315 North Second Street, who died at his horn* last night, will be conducted tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. J. H. Jemigan, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church, wilt officiate and burial will be In Kimwood Cemetery. Mr. Sullivan suffered a stroke last Friday. He was bom In Wren, Miss., and moved here 20 yean ago and waa working as .a carpenter at to. time of his death. He is survived by his widow, Mr». Carrie Sullivan, a daughter, Mrs. N. H. Blakemore of here; a brother, Johnny Sullivan of Shannon, Missa sister, Miss Madria Sullivan of Half Moon, and two granddaughters. Cobb Funeral Home Is in charg* of funeral arrangements. . m FCC Member Resigns To Re-enter Business WASHINGTON, Dec, X. (DP)_ E. K. Jett today gave President Truman his resignation as member of the Federal Communications Commission. Jett resigned as of Dec. 31 and said he would enter th« radio in- dustiy. Soybeans high Mch May open 395 low clos« 394 H 395 3S1B New York Cotton open high ISTO I57J .MM' MM 3141 low dam 3SM 3STO KB »•» MK MS* 1130 31S7

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