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BLYTHEVILLE COIMER NEWS TUB DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI YOL. XUV—NO. 148 Blj'thevjlle Courier Blylheville Dally Newi Mississippi Valley Leader Blythevllle Herald BLYTHRVIU.K, AKKANSAS, TUKSDAY, JANUARY 1*, 1948 TWBM'K PACKS SINOLB COPIES riVB CENT! | Colonel Graham Admits Profits On Grain Deals Truman's Physician Does Some Explaining Before Investigators WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (U.P.)—Brig. Gen. Wallace H. Graham, the White HOUSP doctor, admitted today that he made a net profit of $6, 165.25 on commodity si>ecu lations. Heretofore, Graham hac insisted to newsmen tlia "frankly, I lost my socks" h commodity dealings. But today, Graham tolc the Senate Appropriation Subcommittee investigatin speculation that his broker" agent had invested his mon ey in commodities in an effort' to help him overcome a $11,012.86 loss in securities. Tills, Graham added, reduced his net loss to $4.847.61. He said he accepted "full responsibility" for the commodity transactions. When Graham's commodity dcal- ,± Ings first were disclosed, he said (h h e had turned over his moiky to — his broker and did not know any or It had been invested In grain or other commodities. Graham also admitted thai his ilatement to lhe press last month that he had disposed of all his commodity holding Oct. 7 after Mr. Truman's blast against commodity gamblers was incorrect- He contended his error was a technical one as he had not considered cotton and cottonseed oil which he held after Oct. 7, to be commodities. He thought, the term referred to wheat and other grains. Referring to the charge by H^ur- olrt E. Stassen, Republican presi- denlial aspirant, that he (5kl not make full disclosure in his ilate- menls lo the press, Graham contended that hlj error had been a technical one. Graham, in his press statements, had said that he had ordered his broker bo close out his commodity holdings Oct. 7 after Mr. Truman's bitter criticism of commodity speculators. ' He admitted to the subcommittee i that af'.-r "lat date, O^-j 7.. he held cotton and cottonseed oil "with some losses and some gains." He !' 'Se« SPECULATION on Page 3 Program Director At 'Y' Resigns The Board of Directors of the Blytheville Y. at its monthly meet- Ing in llie City Hall last night voted to accept the resignation of Miss Alice Saliba. Y program director, to become effective Jan. 31. Miss Saliba, who has been connected with Ihe. Blytheville Y since its formation tn 1915, submitted her resignation to the board late last month. She stated that she had no Immediate plans for the future. On accepting Miss saliba's resignation members of Ihe board voted letter of appreciation be express its for work done by her during the two and one-half years that she has been connected with the organization.' The board members set the date for the election of new Y directors as March 20 and appointed a man nominating committee 'Jtf make arrangement.'; for the elec- ^ tion. James Terry was appointed as chairman of that committee. Serving on the committee with Mr. Terry are J. W. Adams. Ross 5. Stevens, Kendall Berry, A. R. Wetcnkamp. R, I,. Sanders, Rlisscl Phillips, Burl Trumble. Richard Jiedel, P. G. Rcichel, James Sanders and John McDowell. During the business session members of the board discussed the overall objectives of the Y 1948 Scouts Conduct Court of Honor North Missco Group Meets in Manila; Executives Attend Oral E. Smith, formerly of t] Dorado, yesterday look over hi duties as Seoul Executive for Hit Eastern Arkansas Area council Boy Scouts of America, and las attended his first olficia function, a court of Honor at Ihi Manila High school, when a North Mississippi County Scout received merit badges and promo tions. Mr, smith, Scout Executive fo the DcSoto Area coun.cH In F Dorado for the past five years replaces ward Akers of Jonesboro who resigned last year. Tlie new Scout Executive wi make his home in Jonesboro. head quarters for the Eastern Arkansa. Area Council. Tlie area, include 14 counties In Eastern Arkansa of which Mississippi County is the largest district. At last night's Court of Honor, cigh Scouts received promotions lo .he rank of Star Scout. This Is Ihe argest number of Scouts to receive .his award at a Court of Honor ,u the North Mississippi County District. Among these Scouts was O. O. Stivers, Scoutmaster of Troop 32 [vfanila, who also received a merit uadgc award. Mr. Stivers is the mly Scoutmaster In this area who s working his way through the various Boy Scout ranks along with other "members of his troop. Regional Executive Attends Mr Sniilh was accompanied at lhe Court of Honor by Ken Oliver. Deputy Regional Scout Executive of Region 5. which has headquarters in Memphis and includes five Southern states. Mr. Oliver siwkc briefly at' the court of Honor. Mr. Oliver and Mr. Smith were in Blytheville today with Hal pctrick of Blytheville. field executive for Mississippi County. Jim Deer of Troop 38. Blytheville, received a promotion to the rank of Life Scout at the Court ol Honor last night. Promotions lo the rank of Star Scout were awarded J. Booker o: Blytheville Troop 31. Billy Ed wauls and Dick Reid of Blylhe- ville Troop 33. and Woody Townsend, carl Tipton, Bobby Berry Don Holsclaw, Coleman Borowsky O. O. Stivers, Ben Borowsky and David Walker, all of Manila Troop 32. Larry Downing, of Troop 32, Manila, was advanced to the rank of First SUss Scout and Wayfcm Jobc, a member of the same Irobp, received his Second Class scout rating. Receiving merit badges were Dick Reid, Jim Deer, Billy Edwards, Jimmy ijowe and Richard Dcdtnnn. nil of Blytheville Troop 38; and Truman Forecasts 4.8 Billion Surplus in Fiscal '49 '^DIRECT TAXES ON INDIVIDUALS INDIRECT TAXES ON CORPORATIONS tXCISt.-TAXIS 52 o 17" MISC. RCCCITTS CUSTOMS ;.'.-. i"c, : : UlLIU : .23.3::;: 107 .;:• 7 5 i-2.^. l.2.v^ tt^tttf ••^/-Ik^^^ v'VW'^'W-V^ •&V.jT;';&-^ I \ RECEIPTS 44 5 BILLIONS EXPENSES 39 7 BILLIONS SURPLUS 4.8 BILLIONS TRANSPORT, COMMUNICATION 2.»°o 4.7°, 1.2 1.8 AMOUNTS IN BILLIONS OF DOLLARS President Truman'* budget for the fiscal year 1949, beginning July 1, 1MB, estimates major receipts and expenditures as diagrammed above. Operating like a water «ystem, money Mows in Irom the sources at top left, through the Treasury, aurt out, Into the major expense channels, at right uclov Figures for these major receipts anri expenditures are Riven In billions of percentages f>f total. Small chart, upper right, «how« Marshall Plan and 4-H Club Council Elects Officers; Banquet is Held 1947 Missco Project Winners are Guests of County Farm Bureau County officer* were elected nnd awards niiicle to North Mississippi County project, winner.-, nl (lie Mississippi County Kurm niivmvu'ii nn- minl 4-11 Club Immiurt held In the Mirror Uoom of Hotel Nobln last night. Jack Durlos of Promised Land, 1041 County Council president ami Charles Ynrbro of Y»rbro, song cnp- ttvlu, were re-cledcd to .serve capacity during Iho comlllK year im-1 new ufflcTrs were elected to the olher three offices. They were: l.ymiui llenson ol Armorel, vtce-prcsldenl: Frcclla Fln- cher of Lost Cane, secLelai-y-tiTus- mx-r; unit Jurklu Chiistnor of C!o.>.- nell, ri']nu tt'i-. They will sllcird Floyd While of Gusni'll, Joan Tniikrrsly of Armuir nil John Duc)o.i of l>romlscil i,nm Cash nwiuds and medals were presented to the county clmmplm boy anil K li| to the three top club of North Mississippi County, am t" the 14 project winners and Anderson Pleads For Finances for Aiding Europeans WASHINGTON, Jim. 13. (U.P.)—Secretary of Agrl. iilliii'o Clinton 1'. Amtoraon urged Congress today to ap- rovo Uie Kiii'opoiui recovery program to help Insure peac« or Ihu world and prevent a depression for the U. S. farmer. dollars, together with M-ar coal comparison Soviets Begin Harrassing Tactics to Drive Anglo-American Officials Away From Berlin ^EDITOR'S NOTE: A Russian army newspaper has suggested that th« Americans and British net out of Berlin. In the following dispatch. M. S. Handler, United Press bureau manager In Berlin, explnlrm the psychological effect it would have on all Germans If the western allies quit the capital.) By M. S. IIANDI.KK United rre^s Staff Correspondent BERLIN, Jan. 13. (U.P.)— Reliable sources »ld l.iday that »om« American »uthorlllm «rr prepared to demand (lie relurn of ThurinBla and Saxony, captured by \). S. troops b,,t now In the Soviet Zone, It Russia, breaks the Yalta »greemenl by lryin B to force Ihe Ando-Amrrlouu out of Berlin. that sent Miss Saliba to "sincere appreciation Coleman, send. Carl Tipton. for Bobby Berry. Benjamin Borowsky, James Seabaugh, Larry Downing, Woody Town- Don Holsclaw, O. 6 Stivers and David Walker, all members of the Manila troop. Bl.vtheville leaders AUend Blytheville Scout leaders attending the Court of Honor and presenting the awards were Cecil Lowe. Percy Wright, H. G. Partlow, Graham Sudbury. J. Louis Cherry, Mr. Dctriclc, and Rupert | Crafton. '. The tenderfoot investiture and opening and closing ceremonies were conducted by Manila Troop 32. In addition to Mr. stivers, Scoutmasters attending last night were Warren Jackson of Blytheville Troop 31 nnd B. F. Brogdon of Blytheville Troop 38. Mr. Smith, the new Scout Executive, was a field executive for three years at Youngstown, O.. before moving to El Dorado. During the five years he was in El EJorado, Mr. Smith doubled the DcSoto Area Council membership, Increased his professional staff from one to four and increased the Council budget 500 per cent. He was formerly president of the El Dorado Juior Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis club. Mr. Smith is married and the father of three children. His famiVy w\\\ join him in Jonesboro when housing facilities are available. In addition to Mr. Dctriek. Mr. Smith's staff in Eastern Arkansas Included Vernon James, assistant field executive In Osccola. Harvey Barr, field executive In Helena; and Ale>: Duncan. Negro field executive in F-orrest Cicy. 46 Men Rescued From Angry Sea Coffin Ship C*4w~ ~: Found in LifobMtt . In Mid-Atlantic MEW YORK. Jan. 13 (WI—The 6 survivors of the fire-gutted armv coffin ship Joseph V. Connolly were RUSSIA luntcd at this in the* Soviet army newspaper by saying i the Russians consider the British I and Americans no longer have any ! business In Berlin, Berlin is an prize. How the Russians will go about Benlnfe it, probably will be made known ub Lhe^next meeting of the allied con- Jan. 20. L>. Sokolovsk^. the Sovlci cotcmiandcr, h expected to. return fl £r0n i Moscow wlUi hli government's instructions on Die issue .shortly iieloie the council meets. It Us believed the Ruwiiuus, ii succcs.sfui in lorcing the Western reported in goort condition today aboard two rescue ships" that plckeri them from lifcboals in the rough seas of the MId-Atlnntic where they had drifted helplessly for 12 hours All aboard the Antwerp-bound Connolly-which left here Thursdat to pick up fi.300 bodies of World War IT dead in Europe — were yesterday in a dramatic rescue operation in which planes and ships of the Army, Navy, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine cooperated. BlytheYille Contractor Bids Low on Big Job UTTLE ROCK. Ark, Jan. 13. <UP)—S. J. Cohen of Blytheville was the apparent low bidder for construction of eight miles of Arkansas Rtver levee near Van Buren. The Uttle Rock office of the U. S Engineers said Cohen's bid Was $248.280. Th'fc work consists of 803.000 cubic yards of compacted earth levee embankment and several drainage structures. Weather Arkansas forecast: Pair nnd colder tonight. Low lemperatures neiir 18 in North to 26 in South tonight, Wednesday fair and continued cold. Minimum this morning—29. Maximum yesterday—50. Sunset today—5:20. Sunrisp tomorrow 7; 16. Precipitation, 24 hour's to 7 a.m. today—.76. Total since Jan. 1—4.84. Soyb eans Prices f. o. b. Chicago open high low 42fi 429 426 424 «7 «4 1:03 4-28 powers out ol could set up a governinci'jl ot iheir own here nnd pnx'lniiii ii to be the novern- iiieiu of all Gci'iiuuiy. All Germans, no matter in what zone tnc.-y live, consider Berlin 10 be the Capital of Germany. Even Anglo- American oilicmlK admit, thai no other government scat, no uiatler uliej'e it WHS established would have Lht: drawing j>owcr and mesLigti ol n Berlin adminustration. Church Women Sponsor Clinics •Blytheville Group ' •' Aided in Project by State Board of Health Plnns for a "well child clinic" to be held Iwlce monthly at the Mississippi Counly Health Unit were announced todiiy 'by members of the United Council of Church Women of Blytheville who arc sponsoring the project. Tlie second Wednesday in cacl month will be for Negro chlldrcr nnd the fourth Wednesday will be lor while children. This free clinic Is for lhe of educating pnrcnls to the Import bronze plnquo was pic.sciiied lo tin County Council by A. c. pwcm VUylhcvHln representative of th I'cppard Heed Company of City, Mo,, tor having had lhe win nlng corn yield exhibition nl th Arkansas Fnlr here las, September. Mcdnln and cash award were presented by Form Iluiea Calendars with pictures of th 1047 project winners were prcsenlc o all winners and lo Ihe preside! f each club by th Di-IU fmplomcr Company of Ulylhevlllc. Sprakrr Eni|ihlilz«i Citizenship County Agent Keith lillbrey. w h sslsled L. o. Nash, president i he County I'lirm Uureiui. us lonsi naster. opened Ihe program wit ho Introduction of guests. Mr. Na.i nlroduceit Counly Council prcs lent, Jack Dnclos. who gave n brl report on work done by the cl (luring 1047. Lynmn Hcnson, president of tl.. Armorel 4-H Club, county boy champion and 1947 slate ftclii crops champion, reported briefly on his rip lo the National 4-H Club Congress In Chicago last month and Jobble .lean Ilyrd of I'awheen, county Klrl clmmplon. gnvc a dclnllrd retort at h*r |f|p to Hie 5 un c (.oiuuehi Thero nind is no doubt in anyone's at the Russians could oc- uises. The ship represented a $2,225,001) ,, loss, army officials said. Alhough :l was still afloat and burning with decks awash, it wns expected the Navy would sink it. Army officials said flie 5.400 empty caskets aboard the ship were worth Sl.250.000 and that SI, 100.000 WAS spent, on construction and conversion of the 7,176-ton Connolly. The Army Transport was abandoned yesterday when an engine room fire raged out of nncc of a yearly checkup for thcli children. All children nre clislbli cupy Berlin il they so wished. They : n " n ^ cLc ". ri Bn . < |.*l>P°lnlmcnts may be sors. All the equipment necessary null and void, withdraw Soviet representatives from all four-power agencies and consolidate their sector of Berlin into the Soviet Zone. When this is accomplished the Russians arc expected to try to force Ihe Western powers into leaving by harrassing ladies. However, the boundaries o[ Ihe four zones and the four-power rule in Berlin were agreed upon at the Yalta Conference. The Russian zone as laid out at, that time Included the provinces of At llie mime time, he told the Semite Foreign Relation* )ommiltce Unit food ex]x>rt.s under the Marshall Plan would ii .similliM- thnn .shipments in recent -years and would have loss iiol.ici!iil>!(!" effect on American consumers. J + He promised ther* would b« d*-' easing emphasli on scare* foody and greater emphasis on export oC lhe more abundant tjipts. No meat would be exported the llrst, Iwo years, he said. Allcr lhat It would depend on "conditions." Anderson said U. 8. farmers now are producing one-third more food nnd fiber products Ihan they were hcloro Ihu war mill that Ihey will continue lo need European markets "They have revolutionized farm production iinii (lie revolution 1.1 here to stay," he told the committee. "We lire, going to have abundant* of agriculture production and . , for many years to come we will need slr.ablu export, markets." f Anderson did not use the word depression directly, but left lltt'.e doubt as to his meaning. He said lhe prospect ol a collasslng European economy, providing little outlet for U. 8. Fnrm products, "would not be ploa.sant to contemplate." Anderson testified as a group'of about 30 Republican senators lined up lor B flank atlack on thn mulit- bilon dollar European recovery program. Their goal was a sharp cul la the $8,800.000,000 sought by thti ndmlnstraUon as a first installment. The Republican bloc made it* economy plans al an unannounced meeting last night. The members decided to fight for a slash In lh* :>cllef thai an outright nltcmpt to <lll the program would fail. Anderson told the Senate committee that wheat would continue to be the most Important agricultural commodity exported. He said lhe U. S. could safely export 1,100,1)00.000 bushels of wheat during operation of the four-year Marshall plan. He esllmaled wheat export* at 300.000,000 bushels a year ID fiscal 1941) and I860 anri 250,000,000 bushcli a year In fiscal 1951 Knit 106?. )ivorce Muddle tear a Solution Ancient Law is Cited To Safeguard Couples With Faulty Decrees M'rn.H HOCK. Ark., Jan. |3 UI'V —Atlonii'va Imlny quoted n umdrcd-yenv-old itlntiiti! to quiet ferns over the "Illegitimacy" of •hlldren born to persons atfccled >.v abolition of the Second putnskl •Vouiily Cliiinccry Court. One revised stale .statute of 1838 rends In purl: "The Issue of all mnri-lHges deemed null In Inw. i .. slinll Ije rnnsldeml as legitimate!" A said he believed the covers tlie slluutlon," prominent Arkansas lawyer law "clcnrly The lawyer, who refused lo he Identirii-d. said i\ini none of the allruertly divorced iwr.sons commuted n bigamous ant In re-marrying, since bigamy under the Inw be "knowliiR net. The Arkansas Supreme Court yesterday. In » sweeping ruling Hf. fccilui! the status of 1.750 divorces abolished the Second Division Chancery court created by llie 1047 General Assembly. The 5 lo 2 opinion held lhat lhe legislature had overstepped Us authority by appointing Mrs nuih p. Male us chancellor of the court. "Worry" I, Only l)um»ne AUornoys said lhe only actual iiimuge result lug from the .ctiurl acllon was Inconvenience nnd worry lo persons who believed themselves divorced under riecrees sl|jn- J'nlnskt Counly condiicl these clinics has been fu nlshcd by the Arkansas Stale Doni of Health nnd plans are. now in the making for a playroom for lhe children iirtmlllert to the conferences. Dr. J. E. Bcaslcy will be examining pliysfcinn for the conferences nnrt will be assisted by the County Health Unit personnel. The following board of church women will serve us sponsors. Mrs H. H. Blevlns and Mrs. A. M. VanWinkle will represent the Lake Street Mctllodlsl Church; Mrs. Harry Kirby, Mrs. J. W. Adams, Mrs Charles Criggcr and Mrs. John Cnudill will represent the First urch; Mrs. E. M. Terry •r.' who MMithud the group' on "Clllzenshln" pointing lo the work ig (lone by 4-H Club members ns "a builder of more ami better American citizens." Mr. Owens, Blylhoville farm Implement and seed dealer addressed the group on Ihe value of growing hybrid corn in Mississippi Counly and 'presentcd (he Comity Council with the corn plaque. President Hu- clos received the pluqua In behalf of the council. Awards In lhe winners were mrnlr- by W. o. iinzclbakur. ,,sslsiiuii counly nuent who gave u brief siimc of the work done by each project, winner. Trophies I>rc.scnlcil Autographed sollball trophies ft'crc presented lo first and second place winners In the Inlcr-club soitball tournament hold/last. Summer, Clubs receiving trophies were Promised Land, first place boys, anrt Shady Grove, second place boys; and Hlnckwntcr first place girls and Promised Lnnd second place glils. Checks for $5 and medals were presented to each of ttie county project winners by Mr. (fazclbnkcr. Receiving these awards were Larry Lunsford, clear Lake, dairy calf production; Lyman Henson, of Ar- by Mrs. Halt?. Members of OKI Association. 'this compares with an estimated ' 450,000000 bushels . this year. An- dtnon nUMB (MMMl attav*kv*tet in' IMcily" mid ilfninr «*eh rullnc, It »n.s believed llia't thl, would be facllhileit li v lhe fnct lhat the divorce* lecimlcnlly wero flleil In I'ula.xkl Chancery court, of which Dodge In chancellor, anil would fall under ll s Jurisdiction Inasmuch as tin. second division O f Ihe court, headed by Mrs. Hale, never legally existed. Meanwhile, Dodge .inld he had not yet decided Just what action he would lake In an effort to straighten out Iho tangled marital status of the divorcees. Several ntloi neys, however, al-1 ,aVbl~wcckiy mee'il'ng In"'ihe 'jay- rcudy have requested that Dodge c( . c c i, lb ranmt sign their clients' decrees anrt make use of lhat acllon ns a lest case Jay ceeS Seek Finances'for Playground Members of the Junior Chamber of Commerce Board of Director* last night completed plnns for observance (if "National Junior Chiin- ' tier of Commerce Week" Jan. H-21 raise the question of Berlin. The Church Selects Committee to Plan Expansion The building and finance committee of the Lake Street Methodist Church met last night to discuss plans for a SI2.000 to S 15.000 educational building to be built directly behind the frame church which Ihey plan to rebuild In the future. Approximately 15 were present, including the Rev. J. A. Gatlhi, superintendent of the. Jonesboro District. Plans were discussed for a campaign to raise more money In order that building may be slarl- ert on soon. H. G. MeHaffey was chosen as chairman of the building committee with A. M. VanWinkle as treasurer. Others to serve with tiiem are, George Stllwell. Bob MeHaffey. H. I'.. Tinker and Mrs. George Shanks. Jimmy Sanders is chairman of the finance committee with Tim Eslcs, Mrs. George Stllwell, Mrs. George Shanks, H. E. Tinker, George SUI- well and Bob MeHaffey to serve with him. The dinner was served by the Woman's Society of Christian S«rv- 437'let. muda sighted flares from the lifeboats shortly before 2 p.m. The plane dropped medical supplies to the survivors and circled the boats unti the Union Victory and. the General Callan arrived at lhe scene about 1 4:30 p.m. I Cnpt. Benjamin A. Bostclman. if' New York. 61-year-old skinner -if . the Connolly, was among those I cmers '" lhe Gcrm »" Capital, the; Uikcn aboard lhe Union Victorv i Amcncaas al ' c confident tjicy can ; The veteran army transport com- mccl llie .situation and retain their: mtmrtcr had experienced misfortune »«*'"<«»• at sea twice previously. During lhe Unless Wi war one of his shins wa* u-rirkrH «' aive Berlin, off the coast of Australia and anolh are cmam tlml [he il " s '' iia ' 15 Ca:) er drifted helpless In the South 1 " ot dnve l ^ cm . f ™" lhe °' ly ° y Atlantic for 30 days aflcr * "" a. propeller. uth i, g j Berlin agrcemcnl is broken, all 7/jnal boundaries are broken, and Kussia should return the provinces to lhe conquering armies. However, despite the ability of lhe Russians lo the Wcs'.- Washington decide,? lo , responsible Americans *"* mca "" shovt ol »' Scf. CI.UHS on J'asc 3 Jewish Battle Squads Blast Arab Houses of lil» authority lo leglalze the enllre croup of decrees signed by Mrs. Hale. The Supreme Court ruled specifically on Just two divorces, those of Mr. and Mrs. George Unwell and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur G. Stevens nut Chief Justice Griffith Smith, who wrote the decision, said "t presume all such decrees would be nffeclcrl—we held lhal there Is no court." Art nl inl7 Nullified The decision held lhat the legislative act crcnlliiR the auxiliary court Is unconstitutional because In It lhe lawmakers assumed powers normally invested In lhe governor, Mrs. Hole's appointment was for n 20-month period until a ci slltut-ionally chosen chancellor could be elected next November. JETIUSALEM. 13. (UP1 — e general chairman of the board, Mrs. Adams Is - .. ylcc-chalrmar, and Mrs. Robinson Slron » Jewish battle squads d<. Is the acting secretary. I Ishcd 25 Arab houses with a dozen | The Christian Church will IK ln(' lmv v explosions In the Jerusalem 53 Die in Riots In Italian Somaliland "Natonal Junior Chamber of Commerce Wck" will be launched her* lomorrow night with a benefit semipro basketball game In the high school gymnasium. Proceeds of th* game will go to the Jaycees playground fund. Preceedlng the main event, a Jaycee team will play th* Flsr.patrlck Jewelry girls team. The week will be climaxed by an award banquet at which the "Outstanding Young Man of the Year" will be named and awards presented six key-men chosen by the Jaycees. The banquet will b« held ak the Fly-Inn at the Municipal Airport. Jayces officials said today that only ^ few nominations for the inortnr to the the Last Survivor or Wilson Cabinet is Hear Death RALEIGH, N. C.. Jan. 13 (UH(--, Josephus Daniels, 85-year-old for-; mer Ambassador to Mexico and surviving member of Woodrow Wil- i son's war cabinet, clung tenacious- j ly to life today many hours after doctors gave up hope that he might' rails and declared lhal only his "amazing vitalily" was keeping him alive. The edilor of lhe Raleigh News and Observer lay in a deep coma brought on by pneumonia and com- platlons. of age. He went to bed with • cold nine days ago «nd his condition iteatilly worsened. His four sons maintained a con- •Unt vigil M hi* bedsld*. ;New York Stocks ^ V. M. Slocki Missco Welfare Grants for 1947 Total $289,929 Mississippi County last, year re- „ ; „, , llitu ceiun more than a quarter million • Jnrrah quarter .,,u.-,,u,- .Jerusalem nonars In the form of payments The houses command the northern tnrough the state Welfare approaches to the Holy City In meiil, It was disclosed ywterday In eluding the highways lending suburbs enrly (o<iay nnd followed | CAIRO. Jnn. 13 (UF'l— The Brit- It up wltli n three-hour attack to clear lhe highwa coast. Arabs answered the Jewish lack with a sweeping rurtnln of machlnegun fire thnl flntlcd ncross I lie nsplinll highway and prevented British forces from entering area to stop the battle. Target of lhe Jewish atlack was a line of Arab houses In Ihe .sheik r outside Jerusalem. A T , AUKT Belli Steel Chrysler Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y ceniral fnt Harvester 151 1-2 fiB 33 3-1 100 61 1-4 35 1-2 Information furnished by th« state head<iu.7rlcr.s In IJttle Rock. Ted p Christy, director for llie department, said lhat Mississippi County persons qualified (or assistance amounting to $289.929. Of the lotal. J1S9.589 was paid to the ascd: $30,571 as aid to dcpen- 52 1-2 14 5-8 90 1-4 bllnd . I" 1 " 1 i ft I Rifles. Norlh lo Nablus and Haifn and I West to .Jafln and Tel Aviv The roads nlso lead lo the He- Ish Army reported tonlghl that 53 persons were killed and 77 were wounded two dnys ago In rioting between Italians and Somali natives al Mogadishu in Ilalian Soma- llland. A bloody riol at Mogadishu occurred during a visit of members of a four-power Allied commission, the official report said. Processions designed to Impress the visitors touched off hostilities which stopped only when lhe British moved In two companies of the King's African "Man of lhe Year" award must be bclween the ages 31 and. 35 but does not have to bo a member of the Junior Chamber, they said. Thursday is the dead ic for nominations, which are being taken by Jaycee President Jlmmle Edwards and Vice President Sanford SheUon. Winners of the six key-men awards will be chosen by vole of the Jaycees at their meeting Monday night. . secret committee will list 10 nom- ic°j for the awards on the ballots .md other nominations will be made from Ihe floor. "The Youiis; Man's Place In Gev- ermncnt" will be the theme of the Jaycee meeting Monday night, when city officials will be guests at * supper. Gabby Street, sports commentator who broadcast the St. Loui* Cardinal games last season, will be guest spealcer. , j fi 7 8 dent children: M.D98 as old to the J12.671 ss gencrnl relief. amount was paid to I brew University and Ilndassah pltal from .Imisnlem. All have boen under snipers' fire Irom the line of modern steel and concrete houses alonp the road. Tlie atlack opened at 1:20 a.m. with a rrrle.i of heavy detonations lhat rockert Jerusalem and caused County where the tout police lo describe It as Ihe "greatest Hnsanah swoop so far." Doctors to Meet Members of the Mississippi Coun- Slandarrt of N J 74 5-8 lo $300.000 group with Mississippi ly Medical Society will hold their Texa* Corp 58 5-8! County included: Benton. S202.B49; monthly meeting at 7:30 tomorrow 4 .1-4 Garland, $216,167; and Phillips, nlijht In lhe high school auditorium Radio Socony Vacuum Studebakcr 9 | for the year was 4744.722 with Jef- 2A 5-8 fcvson Counly second with $371,9(>J, a j and Washington county third with 16 .1-8 S328.828. 20 1-4 • Olhcr counties In the $200,000 Packard U E 3t««l 16 3-8, Two Motorist* Fined Jerry Anthony. Negro, was fined $100 and costs in Municipal court this morning on a charge of driving while under the Influence of liquor.. Pending good behavior, $25 of the fine was suspended. J L. Green was fined $25 and cosls when he pleaded Rullty lo the same charge. New York Cotton Mar. May open high low 1:30 Deo. 3598 3600 35M 3595 3474 3*75 3190 3190 U47 1147 3517 3589 3576 3587 3458 .H70 3177 .11HS Health Essay Contest Judges Are Selected W. O. Stinnett, malaria control supervisor for Mississippi County today announced the names of three Juclftes chosen to select the wlnnera in tlie county-wide essay contest on "Malaria and It« Control." which will be held In the county schools March 10. The Judges are John Maycs, county school supervisor, Mrs. Annabel! Fill, county health nurse and Keith Bllbrey, county agent. The trio of Mississippi County judges will select one essay from each of the four school division, white elementary and white high school, Negro elementary and Negro high school, to be entered In the state contest which will b* held later. The essay contMt !• being «pon- sored Jointly by the ArktniM Farm Bureau onrt the Malaria Control Division HMtUh. bt th* *U«* BOM* of

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