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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THIS DOMINAN'I NKWSl'Al'EK OP MuHTHEAST ARKANSAS ANB SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLIV—NO. 248 Blythevllle Courier Blythcville Daily News Mississippi Valley Leader Blythevllle Herald BLYTHKVll.U':, ARKANSAS, THUUSOAY, JANUARY IK, 1!M8 FOURTEEN I'AGES SINGLE COPIES FIVB CENT* I Competent Men tUrged by Laney For Public Office Leachville Address Fails to Reveal Governor's Intentions By A. A. FreUrirksijn Cutimr News Staff Writer LEACHVLLLE, Ark., Jan. 14. — Governor Laiicy last nigh I urged Arkansans to awaken to their responsibilities as voters and elect "dean ami competent meti" to public office while maintaining he was "not a candidate for anything—not now." Addressing a joint meeting of the Leachville chamber of Commerce and Manna Lions Club in jbench- villc. Governor Laney was emphatic in culling for more interest in government by citizens, who lie termed the "backbone" of the governmental structure. Citing improvements in the state. Governor Laney compared the year 1947 with 1944, "the year he took office, and thus laid his record as Arkansas' chief executive before his audience without stating whether or not- he would be a third-term candidate this year. He is scheduled to isbue a statement or plans for his political future Monday. Last night, however, it appeared that Governor Laney wanted to run for a third term pro- ^vidcci his speaking trip through ^TNortheasl Arkansas brought indications of support from voters of this area, He has admitted lhat the trip to this section was planned to "see what response th' people have to what J say." Neat Balancing Trick Interest in the governor's political plans probably exceeded interest, m his actual .speech but Governor Lflticy balanced neatly on the Jencc and left political guessevs with little to work on, Governor Laney's talk here was his third this week in Northeast Arkansas. He addressed a group of bankers and business men in Forrest City Tuesday neon and thai night spoku to the Bruikley Chamber ' of Commerce. His fourth ant 3ast fldche.So will be given at Chamber ol Commerce luncheon m Joni'ibLiro tomorrow noon. Urging that citizens spend more iime studying the problems of gov eminent. Go\einoi Lanei •siid the 1 more interest in &tate operation,! needs to be shown by the ciU(H*T to ilLtome nw J3^ert=*&''&r'p**&-< See GOVERNOR *• Paf» S Cold Weather Reaches Deep Into the South (By United Press) A fresh cold wave whipped by high winds howled across the Northern plains today while most of the nation still .shivered in icy weather extending all the way to the Southern tin of Florida. [ The new frigid blast, following a day after Hie first, will send temperatures to the lowest point this Winter. U. S. Weather forecasters said. Yesterday's cold wave caught thousands of families with insufficient fuel for heating their homes, threatened Florida's 5100,000,000 citrus fruit.crop and caused a train wreck In Canada that killed nine persons. The new cold wave, borne on winds of .10 to 50 miles per hour, swept across the Red River Valley of Eastern North Dakota and Western Minnesota. It was headed Southeastward toward Chicago and the rest of the Great Lakes. The weather bureau at Chicago forecast temperatures of ^ 5 to 10 degrees below zero tomorrow ? night, Forecasters said the mass of cold air would push Southeastward to Ihe Atlantic Coast during (lie weekend, but that it probably would moderate by that time. Cold wave warnings were issued .for tonight in rowa and Nebraska, and for tomorrow in Illinois. Indiana. Ohio and Michigan. Meanwhile, cold weather had spread all the way from tnc Rockv Mountains to Ihe Atlantic Sea" board and from Northern New England to Florida. Canadian Trains * Collide Killing Nine, Hurting 56 MONTREAL, Jan. 15. (UP) — At least nine i>er.sons wore listed as dead and 56 Injured today us the result of a collision of two Canadian National Railway passenger trains, near Wikcs, Que., 400 miles north or Montreal. Rescuers continued to search the wreckage for additional victims despite tcmprcntures of 35 degrees below y.cro. The bodies of eight unidentified passengers and one trainman, j. A. Vaillancoiirt ot Quebec City, were reported to have been recovered. The wreck occurred early yesterday when one train stopped on the main line "because of difficulties due to extreme low temperatures" and an express train following it smashed into the rfiiu Pullman, officials announced. 4-H Club Council Elects Officers for 1948 Assistant County Agent Promoted Hazelbaker Takes New Assignment' In Arkansas County \V. o. Hazelbaker, assistant county agent for North Mississippi County, left today for Stuttgart where lie will assume the position or county farm agent of Arkansas County. Mr. Hazolbaker's promotion was announced this morning by County Agent Keitli Bilbrcy, who stated that he resigned his position here last week in order to accept the promotion. His successor here has not been named, Mr. Bilbrey said. Mr. Hazelbaker came to Bly- thcville in December. 1945 and Is a native of Eudora, Ark. He was chairman of the Junior Chamber of Commerce's Argicul- ture Committee and was in charge of the lirst oybcun Yield Contest held here this year. His wife and two daughters ill join him in Stuttgart later this nth. Josephus Daniels Dies in Raleigh Many Motorists In Missco Buy State Licenses •Sale of lfl-18 automobile and truck- license plates in Mississippi County amounted to approximately half of last year's vehicle recisli .itions today. |] 1P mid-way mark in the month which the lass are on sale without penally. Approximately 2,200 tags have been sold here thus far this month the siiile- Revenue Dtp.irtment of- fire hen- reported lochy. Ol Ihese ^ about 1.500 were for passenger cars. 700 tor Irucks and 100 for trailers. As of Monday, about !,100 lues had been sold in Occola. At tins rate, it was said, license plinr .vilc.s may top thnt of last yc;>i. OtriiT.s for (he sale of the taps have tern set up in both Loachville and Manila tills year. The Tjeach- villr office is open daily while'the Manila office is open Thursdays Fridays and Saturdays. N o report of sales from these offices were available here today. Jan. SI is the last day (he lags nviy He obtained without payment oi a pcn?,''!y. Peacetime Draft Proposed For U.S. If Marshall Plan Fails to Guarantee Peace Sharp Reduction * Jrged in Use of : uel Oil and Gas Interior Secretary Issues Appeal to All U.S. Consumers —Courier Ncwi I'hotoi Shown above Is a group of North Mississippi County 4-H Club youths honored nt the nnnunl 4-n Winners Banquet in Hotel Noble Monday nlsht by Ihe Mississippi County Fnrm Bureau. In Ihe uppt photo are the 1948 county .|-H Club Council olflcers who were elected nt the banquet. They are froi left to right Jackie christner ot Oosnell, reporter; Jack Duclos of Promised Land, president; Ulinrlcn Ynrbi'o of Yarbro, song captain; Lymau Ilcnson of Armorcl. vice-president; nnd Fmlia Plnclier of Los Cune, secretary-treasurer. Pictured in the lower photo me the 1941 elub project winners. They are, line row—left to right—lack Duclos of Promised Land, tractor maintenance; Lymnti ,Heiison of Arinorc field crops and hybrid corn production; Larry Lunsford of clear Lake, dairy calf production; Alvi •Duclos of Promised Land, swine production; nnd John Duclos of Promised Land, coition production. Fron row—Bobbie Jean Byrd of Pawlieen, meat animal and poulhy production; ficttc Dyer of Armorcl, home improvement; Mcllha Byrd of Pawhccn, foods and cookery; I'icala Finchcr of Ixjst Cune, di,css review; Sylvia. -Swain of Oosnell, gardening and food preservation, »Ld Mari^Om £mli l " **** ^ *~' ' tLj[«lJHjjjHens.on and Bobbin ^a aciiJevenieiit, ".' . " Joins Bonk Here WASHINGTON, Jan, 15 (III 1 ) — Secretary of Interior J. A. KVIIK oday called for a 15 per cent re- lucllon in use of gasoline, fuel oil net natural if"s hi nn effort to re- leve the "critical pclnilcnm sup- ily situation." The nppral wns directed to nil eonsmners, Kriig urged (hat no more ormlp- ncnt be Installed anywhere fo burning oil, gn:i or "bottled" BUS. Ife also: 1. Urncd that temperatures o liomcs. office buildings, stores, apartments, hotels nnd factories be kepi nl 08 degrees or less during waking hours and at 110 degrees or below nt all other times. ". Asked thru drivers reduce gasoline consumption by reducing spend, distance and oruiinl/.lnB car pools. 3. Urged that weather stripping and insulation be installed where- over possible and that householders resort to such measures as wasting no hot water and keeping shades down and blinds closed wherever outside light In not needed. Krug's appeal was coupled will! » grim 'prediction by Max Ball, director of tho department's oil an gas division, that the petroleum shortage will Inst two more years: that there will be .spot gasoline nnd that it will be four or five years shortages for Ihe next two Snmmera; before there h an "Abundant" supply of petroleum In (his country. Bull also snld there Is "grave ap ' prehension' whether there will be Army Secretary Royall Appears Before Committee of Senators WASHINGTON, Jan. 15. (U.P.)—Top administration mililary officials told Congress today the purpose of th« Mnvslmll I'litii is to prevent war and the alternative may b« another poHcetiniE draft. The possibility- of » return to selective service wax rained by Army Secretary Kenneth Royall, who testified before flic Semite Korean Relations Committee on the Marshall Plan. He said that If Congress fails to rmrove the European recovery pro- jrnin, Immediate strengthening of the armed forces would be necessary. And Iftls, Royall said, could je accomplished only through se- :cctlve service, since voluntary enlistment thus far have failed to give the army adequate postwar manpower. Defense Secretary Jamex For- icstal, meanwhile, loudly told the House Foreign Affairs Committee, that the Marshall plan is designed to prevent war, not to restrain o* dominate any nation or group of nations. Forrestal said the alternative to Ihe four-year Marshall plan might well be a national defense budget of us much u »n,000,000,000 au- lu.nliy. That Is the amount the administration originally proposed for the entire recovery plan. The long- range price tag was taken off Inter. The 'administration wants *6£00,000,000 18-month down payment oft the plan. , Same u Military Power He made it clear that he considered Ihe recovery program Just i» important, ad the maintenance of substantial U. S. military power. He said that flhquld the 16 rut- tloni for wl|lch' kid Is proposed in Eurotw fall under totalitarian control the U. B, would find herself RALEIGH. N. C., Jan. 15. (UP) —Josephus Daniels of the Raleigh News and Observer. World War 1 Secretary of the Navy and later "good neighbor" ambassador to Mexico, died at his home today of pneumonia and complications of age. He was 85. Death came at 12:20 p. in (CST> to the young-hearted fighter after a severe winter cold turned to bronchitis, then pneumonia. He had been ill more than a week. His four sons and his doctor gave up hope for his recovery days ago, but the fighting heart which look him through a long, battling career refused to give up. He wa.s placed under an oxygen tent last week and had been comatose for days. Daniels, who was active in Woodrow Wilson's first presidential campaign, trained and enlarged the fleet during Wilson's first term before America's entry into World War I. He was secretary of the Navy during the period of "watchful waiting" and the shelling of Vcra Cruz, Mexico. He remained as secretary during (he first world war. supervising Ihe "bridge of ships 1 ' which look the American Expeditionary Force fo Kurope through U-boat warfare without the loss of a soldier's life. When franklin D. Roosevelt, who hart brai mivirls' assistant in the Navy Department, became Pre.iidcnt i;-, 1033 he sent Daniels as his ambassador to Mexico as a pioneer in what later became the good neighbor policy. Train Accident Fatal for Three "California" Plunges Head-on Into Freight' Near Lirrle Rock LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. Jan. 15 lUP)—A Hxick Island pawsenser train, the California!!, smashed hcadon into headed out of Littli Jurors Called For N. Missco Term of Court A civil lerrn of the Chickasawbn District of Mississippi County Circuit Court will be convened nt the Court House here Monday with Judfie Zii] li. Harrison of Blythcl'llle presiding. Jury lisl-s opened by Circuit Court , Clerk Harvey Morris llsled the fol- iicight train as it , lowiiiR as vmiiremen for petit jury tittle Rock early to- duly this term: day, killing at least two persons and injuring at least ten others. Railroad officials, as late as 9:30 a.m. were reporting three dead but only two bodies were found in Little Rock morgues. One of the dead and four of the injured were train crewmen. Henry K. Hoyt. E. R. Shannon. E. L. Shownes, Clarence Zachery Lee Carter. John P. Hani and E. W. Kicffner, all of Leachville. N. R. Tipton, Rilcy Jones. Don B. Wilson. l!oyd Homines nnd L. T. Broom, all of Manila: Herman Koel:. j ler of Dell: Hildred Bunch of Yar, . • - —~ K - bro; F], L. Hale of Armorcl, c-UKmeer of the passenger train was i Mu ,,. av Smnrl Hn(||cv „ o D scalded to death by escaping steam Hnmn , otk . R . A . Porter.'Rex Warren. Sdi^.^-S 0 ^. 0 ™^!^' 1 no " ctt ' Rl - c11 *»" *•• Ji " ; The other posilive dead was unidentified Negro woman, about 45. Funeral home attendants sa:;l there was no way to tell who she was or where she came from. I Crafton. H. R. Schmick. Cole-man . One of the seriously injured persons was William Grndy Ilccr, 49. of Little Rock, engineer of the freight train. He was badly scalded when the boiler exploded. George Wesley May, 26-year-old Noith Little Rock. Ark., fireman of the freight train, told United Prc.»s '-hat he s,iw nothing until headlights of the passenger train loom- Hardy, Char- Affllck Stevens, A. lie Lutes. W. Charles Dittner. Mclvin Halsell, J. E. Stevenson Jr., J. L. Gimn. Johnnie Marr. Robert Moore, Ben White Jr., and W. O. Reeves, all cf Blylhcville. Venimnen summoned as alternate petit jurors nrc Lewis Bnughcr of Manila, B. B. White anri W. E. Hagen, both of Huffman; and . A. Ilaynes. L. H. Hay, S. H. lievlll, Claud Duncan, W. T. Mctzgcr. Preston Ramey. Roy McKay, and M. E Cook, all of Blythcville. The prospective jurors wcie picket following Ihe last civil term of Cir cult Court by Jury Commissioners Nuble Gill of Dell. J. E. Halscll of Blytheville and Alhcrlon Hiett of New York Cotton Fear of Revolts Causing Concern State Department Issues Appraisal of Western Europe By K. IT. Shackfcirit Unitn! Press Staff Corresiimnlcnt WASHINGTON, Jan. 15. (UP) The Rtntc Department laid before Congress and the world today 'in unprecedented appraisal of the Internal political situation of n We.s'.- orn European countries and warned that some key countries face revolutions unless they gel substantial U. S. economic aid. The political analysis in effect predicted a rash ol little and bin "Grerrcs" all over Europe If Ilii! Marshall plan 5s not approved. This was contained in 17 volumes of background material on each of the 16 Western European countries involved in the Marshall plan and Western Germany. Each volume contained a section on "|>o- litiml aspects." Never before ha-s (lie Stale Department made public so candid an analysis of the internal poliTicnl situation in other countries, ft usually ha.s refrained from even the most guarded comments on such issues. The political comments on some countries are routine, general statements. On Portugal, for example. A. B. Rente A. 13. Reese, formerly cashier o the Dank of Smnncr, Miss., lodn Is executive vice president of til First National unnk here. He wnn P ,. og ram developments: elected by the Board of Directors following the bank's annual utock- holders meeting here 'fuesday. mcxst compi rludcd statements of what "mnny Frenchmen" or "tno.sL Frenchmen'' New York Stocks 2 p.m. Stocks: A T and T 151 3-4 Amor Tobacco 613-4 Anaconda Copper 33 3-4 Beth steel P9 l-s Chrysler CO 3-1 Gen Elcclrlc 35 5-3 Grn Motors 5C 1-4 Montgomery Ward 51 5-8 ^nt Harvester 8!) 1-4 North Am Aviation 9 Republic Steel K 1-2 Radio g Socony Vacuum 16 3-B Sturicbaker 205-8 standard ol N J 74 1-2 Texas Corp 66 1-2 open hiuli . 35G2 3570 . 35CO 35M . 3458 3-100 . 3170 3170 . 3115 3118 low 3S5G 3556 3418 3162 3114 1:30 35 69 3567 345!) 311)7 II oflcred the sm Gen. Charli-s de Gaulle roiilii take oviv the Flench government any lime he wishes and already hold.s "soinclhiiiK of a veto 1 ' over compo- tion ol thr present French gov- 3115 crmncm. anri its policies. cd up "in our lace.'' Had No Warning "We saw no signal lights lo warn us," he said. He added that Vhc treighi was traveling about 3o miles an hour and said the "shock felt ' Leachville. like a bomb had exploded. J. C. McDaniel, 31-year-old firc- ; man on the passenger train, said ] he saw Ihe fright bearing down on rhcm and jumped. "That wa.i nil that kept me Horn Mar. beir.j killed," he said, McDaniel sulfcrcd cuts and bruises but was released from the hospital following treatment. He said he knew no reason for, i couldn't ten jo,, to save my j British Bombers With Live Bombs soul exactly what happened." he .said. He added lhat he yelled .a ensciiH'rr Martin to jump but thin the elderly man never left his sea'. "I don't believe he saw the other train and he died right there," he said. McDaniel said the train had slowed up about a mile before the scene ... , ,. of Ihe crash and was traveling 1 Mlmstr >' ° n about :>5 to 40 miles an hour when ! A force ihe two trains struck. He added that He tried to get ' K , isn chamic , back to the engine to pull Martin b from the wreckage but "the steam ! °' lcc Germany's greatest North Sea naval base, was too bad." | From Helgoland the fleet roared*— Haifa is Scene New Violence; Stores Closed JERUSALEM, Jim. 15 (UP) — Street flghtlnii broke out loilny In' downtown llnlfn, Ihe main port of Palestine which suddenly ballnncd down ni-ainsl a threatened storm .>f violence. Authorities closed the port dates of Haifa niter A night and morn- IUR of communal strife and tension. Arnbs nnd Jews stayed close to ot inside their homes. Public service-, were suspended. Sporadic firing was h e a r ;l IhruiiBhout the night, The 70.000 Jews and 40.000 Arabs In Hnlfn alike svcrc jittery or terrorized, nut Iranr.- porl was paralyzed. All trains were delayed badly. Two Jews were killed nnd several were injured when the trouble spread to Kln&i.sway street In the commercial cenlcr of Haifa. On the same street an Arab was killed and six olhers were wounded gravely when n bus was attacked. Both Arab and Jewish shopkeepers bolted their doors. The city's law courts did not open for business. As the port gates were shut, 25 ships waited In the harbor to be loaded or unloaded. Neither Jewish nor Arab stevedores showed up for work on (he wharves. The Palestine government yesterday decreed that the port managers could direct any ship to load at any "other port" In Palestine. Armored cars manned by uniformed police rushed to reinforce routine patrols. No trouble had been reported from j —. - ^^ .,.«, any of the American and British ireliensive and even In-] oil Installations which dot the Haifa district. They frequently have been Ihe report does not mention th:it the present regime is generally recognized ns a dictatorship which lias maintiiined JLsclf in power since 1926. But the analysis on France was st Plot Ruhr Plan to Sabotage Marshall Plan With Strikes is Alleged niORUN. Jan. 15. (U!*)- German union lenders In the Ruhr tocliiy LtimUcnucI t\ Kcncnil strike of 4,000,000 men in protest food Again Flying Over German Targets «y W. R. IIKJOINIIDTIIA.M United Press Slaff Correspondent LONDON, Jan. 15. i U.P.I — British Bombers returned to their bases lodsy from the first night raid on Germany since the »ar and Air cials said results of Ihe practice wcrr "pleasinc." of 30 RAF Lmi'oln and Lancaster heavy bombers, each ; carrying 'wo 600-pound live bombs in their bays, roared across the in darkness nnd blasted famous Hclogtand Bight. The crash occurred about 3 a.m.' on Southeast to Ihe Ruhr and simu-| back ncross the Northern lowlands (CST) as the 7-car California:) left. latcd a raid on the Hninholz flail-land simulated raids on the British (ho Little Rock station headed for j way marshalling yards there. From] cities of IiT?t. and Nottingham. Los Aneele.s The freight v.as Ens!- the Ruhr, where a German poneral bound from California to Memphis, strike ii threatened, they wheeled the target of sabolucrs. In another trouble spot. Urill.sh troops supported by planc.s imd tanks broke through Arab road blocks and Ilfled Arab siege of four Jewish settlements South of Jerusalem. shorluges nnd British sources sought lo place the blame for Hie threat upon a Communist plot lo ruin the Mni'slmll plan. ' The British said their ng< started n manhunt throughout the Ruhr in search of known Communist lenders believed to be linked with a mysterious document called "Protocol M"—snid by the British lo be a Communist strike plan dcslgnnd to pnrnlyzc the rich Industries of the ttuhr. Frankfurt reports said U. S. Army forces had been alerted to meet the threat of a German rail strike in the Western zones. Despite British efforts to place blame for their difficulties on the alleged Communist document, It became apparent that n major crisis was in the making In the British Burgomasters of nil important Ruhr towns and members of the North Rhine stale met with British officials In Duesseldorf to present three demands. These officials, almost 100 per cent non-Communist nnd nntl-CommunSsl. have Ihrcat- encd to instruct nil workers hi the Ruhr to walk out If the demands arc not met. British quarters offered no dc- laiU of their hunt for the supposed authors of "Protocol M." One spokesman said: "It may be assumed that the British military government will lake all necessary steps to combat nny subversive elements ii our zone." The demands cover guarantees that coal surpluses will be shipped to Holland and Belgium in ex- for food, that no coal will Fair Managers Plan Meeting In Little Rock L>. H. Autry of Burdcttc, president of the State Pair Managers Association, announced today a meeting of Ihe association in Little Hock Feb. 2-3. Two Blythcville men, R. E. Blaylock. secretary of "the Mississippi County Fair Association and Keith Bilbrey, county agent of North Mississippi County, are scheduled to appear on the program of the two- day meeting, lie said. The meeting will be held in Hotel Marion. A complete outline of the pvo- Brilish interrcptnr planes took lo sram will be announced later, he SM BOMBER on Fage 3 «ud. be shipped from ffxid is assured >ns concerning the Hiihr and that A voice in food. until the de- plan, reportedly drawn up cis The by Die nine-nation Communist information bureau In Belgrade' as Russia's answer lo the Plan, seeks to paralyze western Germany by strikes in Industry and trans]x>rl<ition, American otficcrs in Frankfurt, polling the llncnl of a /ine- de uvil strike, also linked the possible (rausixH UilUm tieup lo Hie "protocol" plnn but said they lacked concrete confirmation of the strike. nlone In a "hostile world." There were these other recovery 1. Secretary of SUte George O. Marshall, It was learned, has rejected a suggestion to crack down • on Russian visitors to this country an A reply lo Soviet efforts to sabotage the Marshall plan. He said In a letter Ui Sen. Arthur H. Van- denbcrx, R., Mich., foreign relation! chairman, that he believed Russia njlght use 'American Communists u lools to get around any U. S. in- . slstenee on an equal exchange ot vtsltors. 2, Royall revealed that President Ttumun's budget bureau cut $2,600,000,000 off army and air fore* requests for funds in the fiscal year Ix'Kiiniiiig next July 1. It the Marshall plan' Is rejected, he said, the iirmed services will ask additional hinds, and »2,500,000,000 would ba the "minimum" figure for such a reqiiest. 3. Royal! said no reparations from Western Germany would be sent to Russia after April 1—unless and » 11 lmln lllc u - s - determines the So- r'i Kiel* have ful fulfilled their obligations under the Potsdam agreement. 4. Vandenberg announced that his committee will hear Bernard M. Barnch. World War I production chief, on Monday. State Department officials probably will be recalled for questioning on voluminous country - by - country documents submitted Congress yesterday. Seek to Prevent Wmr Fan-ratal told the House committee members the purpose of the Marshall plan "is the prevention For rust al said U. S. po»cy U "directed to the end that free nation* shall be allowed to select their own governments, and that no one country or political concept shall be permitted by force to conquer the world." The administration wants 16,800,000,000 for a 15-month down payment to help 16 non-Communist European countries to economic recovery. Forrcstal snid the U. S. did not seek to "force an Iron ring" around any nation nor "set up an »sgre»- sive military threat." Thirty-Degree Maximum Sets Cold Weather Record for Season A. maximum tcmpernture ot only 30 degrees marked yesterday as the coldest day thus far this season. The coldest previous day was Dee. 13. when the mercury stopped at a high of 32 degrees. Low this morning was 20 degrees, only one degree higher than yesterday morning's seasonal low. Weather and Arkansas forecast: Farr warmer tonight and Friday, Minimum this morning—30 Maximum yesterday—30 Sunset today—5:28 Sunrise tomorrow—7:15 Precipitation, 2< hours to T ».ro. today—none ,. Total sinoe J»n. 1—4.M Soybeans Prices f. o. b. Chicago Speech Impairments Clinic is Scheduled A clinic for children with speech impairments will be conducted Saturday at Blythevllle High School under the direction of Miss Mar- puerile Schmeltzer of Little Roclc, director of Ihe Junior League Speech Correction School. She will give instruction to school- age children who have speech impediments during the clinic, which was arranged by Guy Berry, supervisor of special education services for physically handicapped children. Miss Schmcltzer Is « graduate of the University of Wisconsin, where she majored in speech pathology. Mar open high low p.m. 438 4,18 «7 43*

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