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BLYTHEVILIIE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER Of NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLIV—NO. 134 Blythevllle Daily News Blythevlllc Courier Blylheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEV1LLE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 1947 Dell Youth Killed In Accident On Highway 18 Two Companions Hurt; One Remains In Serious Condition A. D. Crum, 16, ol Dell, was killed and Murphy Willlngham, 20. ol Dell, was seriously injured when the car In which they were riding collided head-on with a ton and a half truck two and one half miles West of Blylheville on Highway 18 at 1:55 yesterday afternoon. A third occupant of the car, Charles Thrasher, 17. of Dell, escaped with minor cuts and bruises. E. L. Powell, of Blythevlllc Route 3. driver of the truck, was uninjured. The three youths were thrown clear of the car, a 1932 Chevrolet two-door sedan, with Crum apparently striking his head against the windshield. Ills jugular vein was severed, he received several lacerations about the chest and a small concussion on the left side of his head at the hair-line. Death was almost instantaneous and caused from bleeding. Willingham received several deep cuts about his face, a broken right arm just below the elbow and possible internal injuries. His condition today was reported by Walls Hospital attendants as "Jair." Mr. Powell stated that as he approached the steel bridge spanning the drainage ditch immediately East of the Negro cemetery on Highway IS. n car driven by Leaford Ash of Port Huron, Mich., approached the West side of the hridgc and had slowed dowji in order for his truck to cross the narrow bridge. He said that as he crossed the bridge he noticed the Willingham car approaching at about 30 yards instance and that it began swerving as If the driver had lost control of the automobile. Thinking that the Willingham car would crush into the rear of the Ash car, Mr. Powell stated that he swerved to the right shoulder of the highway to enable the Ash car to proceed across the bridge. About the time that the truck reached the Western end of the bridge, the Willingham car went over on the shoulder of the road and returned to the'highway about three times, and that the third time the driver attempted to return to the road, he cut his front wheels sharply to the left, heading his car directly 1 at the truck, Mr Powell stated. ' « :: Car is Demolished The car struck the truck on the frdnt bumper, bounced off, hit the front fender, careened orT the fender, struck the left door about center tearing off the door handle and rear view mirror and then struck See DELL YOUTH on aPjc S Not* to Pilots Yarbrough And flail: Try it Again, But Over Blythevilte Heavy showers fell yesterday nf- ternoon Northeast of Blythevlllc and a bucket of dry ice was credited for the welcome raiu. W. H. Yarbiough and Zane Hall, operators of Hood Flying Service at Blythevllle Municipal Airport, claimed that the rain fell after they had dumped about 20 pounds rf dry ice into a towering cumulonibus (thunders-bower) cloud. Having been intrigued by reports of the "rain-making" experiment. Pilots Yarbrough and Hall took n DT-13 Army trainer up to about 20.000 feet and, picking a W el looking cloud, added the dry ice. Result: rain, they said. Witnesses on the ground verified the experiment and said that heavy showers resulted. Eddie Rcgenold. Armorcl planter, obtained the dry ice for the experiment. Principle behind the experiment is Hint the dry ice. frozen carbon monoxide and mighty cold stuff, lowers temperatures in (he clouds below the condensation point and causes moisture droplets to condense out in the form ol rain. Maybe, the experimenters said farmers in this area would be Interested in this man-made rain. BroaderProgram C. of C. Plans Better Business Bureau and Branch For Negroes Proposed The Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce yesterday decided to organize a Negro Division of the Chamber and authorized President Farmer England to appoint a committee to begin organizational work. This decision, made the Board's monthly meeting held in the Chamber's office in City Hall, was based on a request from Negroes here io be allowed to join the Chamber pf Preparedness Pleas Sounded At Legion Meet Top Military Men Of U.S. to Speak at Annual Convention NEW YORK. AUK. 2D. (UP) — American L?gionnau-es opened Ihe second session of their 23th annual convention loday with the nallon's Ihree top military men scheduled for addresses in which lliey wciv expected to warn usatn that America inusl make ilselt strong enough lo resist aggression in ibc uneasy jxxilwar world. The second session of the four- day convention wns called to order by National Coinmnnder Paul H. Griffith at 12:12 p.m. Oeji. Dwiylil IJ. rciscnhowcr. Army chief of sliiff, P:cet Admiral C. V/. Nimitz, chief of naval opna- lions, and Gen. Curl A. Spaalz. commanding general of Ihe Air Force, were lo address the convention, and each was expcclnl :o stress the need for universal military training, which was endorsed by President Truninn and Gov. Themes K. Dcwcy of New York .ves- lerday. The legion auxiliary also was in session. Mayor 'William O'Dwyer of New York told Ihe assembled wives, daughters, mothers, and sisters ot veterans Hint they should f;o back to Ihcir communities and campaign vigorously for low-cosl housing for veterans. O'Dwyer delailed lhc millions of dollars New York Oily has spenl on Ihe United Nations sites and said he hoped it had not been spent in vain. O'Dwyer Limbs UN "Lit us hope Hint all our efforts, strength, thinking, and patience will be dedicated Ihrough the United Nations lo a slrong agency where disputes can be dealt wilh sensibly across Ihe table without resort to German Steel Production Upped To Meet Heavy World Demands Hy M. S. HANDl.KK United Press Staff t'orrrsponnViit HKHL1N, AUK. 29. (U.P.)— Dvituin and the United Stntcs today authorized German industry in their combined zone* to produce almost at its lOljii level, including 10,700,000 Ions of steel annually, to .s|M;ed European reconstruct ion. The new steel production level was more than double the 5,000,000 tons permitted under lh c four-power agreement of March, 1946. The new production program supercedes that, agreement. * the mayor suid. Banks Expect Rush by Vets To Cash Bonds^ A "rush" business is expected by banks here Tuesday, when ex-GI's are authorized to begin cashing their terminal leave pay bonds. B. A. Lynch, president of the Farmers Bank and Trust Co.. and D. C. Pafford. vice president of the First National Bank, agreed yesterday that many veterans will take advantage of the recent law authorizing them to cash bonds they received in lieu of cash for unused leave accumulated while in the Armed Forces. They reminded veterans, however that to redeem the bonds, discharge papers and proper identification must be presented. Endorsement of the bonds by the holder is the only oilier item in the cash- Ing procedure. Both bank officers also reminded merchants and vets alike that the bonds arc not. negotiable and can- nol be used in payment for merchandise. Merchants in some cities have taken the bonds as payment only lo be told that they must IK returned to the ex-GI's for redemption. Mr. Lynch and Mr. Pafford said they had not heard of any merchants here accepting the bonds as payment for purchases The bonds, if held by the veterans unlil maturity, bring Uvo and one-half per cent interest annually. U. S. Turns Korean Issue Back to Big 4 Powers WASHINGTON, Aug. 29. (UP) _ The United Stales today gave up its two-year altempl to reach a joint agreement with Russia on creation ot a provisional government for Korea. The United Stales proposed thai the Stalemated negotiations be returned to t.lie Pacific Big Pour powers—of EriUin. Russia. China and the United Slates—at A conference lo be held in Washington on Sept. 8. The United States action was disclosed in a note delivered lo Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov yesterday. .Acting Secretary or state Robert A. Lovctt senl the note to Molotov. It was sharply worded and made il plain to Molotov lliat this government believes the Joint American- Soviet efforts lo set up a provisional Korean government cannot be attained. Commerce. The committee to be appointed by Mr. England will work with .Negroes desiring to form the new division. The Board has obtained information from other chambers which have Negro divisions in regard to rules and regulations governing functioning of sucti a group. Rules will be drawn up for organization of B Negro Division here and approved by both groups. They are expected to be patterned after regulations in use by other chambers. The Board also decided to set up a "civic calendar" service to coordinate scheduling of various events and meetings here to prevent conflicts. „ Under this service, the Chamber pf Commerce will act as a clearing house for activities to be scheduled by civic clubs and other organizations sponsoring city-wide events. Organizations may contact the Chamber to notify it of planned events and will be informed of open dates or conflicting activities. The Chamber of Commerce also plans organization of a local better business bureau, the board said. This was decided after an invitation to join the National Business Better Bureau was declined by the board. Members of the board a- grccd lhat Blylheville could best be served by its own such service". The Board also discussed the Lions Club proposal to crealt a memorial park on tbe cemetery site in the 509 block between Walnut and chickasawba but deferred action on the matter "until public opinion has cryslalized." New Men's Store Opens Tomorrow At 313 West Main Bob Grimes Men's Store, Inc.. 3!3 West Mnhi. will open for business tomorrow, Mj - . Grimes announced today. The store interior has been remodeled and new fixtures of blond primavera have been installed. Mr. Grimes, manager, has lived in Blythevillc most of his life and was connected with R. D. Hughes and Co. for 21 years. The new store will handle nationally advertised lines of men's clothing and accessories. Today's legion session was held in the '?lst Armory building Madison Square Garden, where yesterday's cloning session was he'.d. was being prepared lor ocxing which will serve as a major Legion entertainment item tonight. Dewcy made two addresses to the convention yesterday. He spoke at the opening session in Madison Equare garden, welcoming the delegates to the city, and was the guest speaker at .the national commander's dinner in the Waldorf- Astoria last^ night; . ^eplacrn? • Bevr nard M. IBafuch wnb'was unable to' keep hi.s engagement. In both addresses, he endorsed universal military training to keep i America strong "in a woi hi which ts not at war but in which there is no peace." President Truman's endorsement of UMT was contained in his message to the convention. Production or metals, machinery and cncmicals on u practical basic will be within five to 10 per cenl of 193C in the combined zones, where most German Industry Is located. Heavy machinery will !)_• hold to 80 per cent of prewar production, but output of light machinery will be boosted lo Hi) per cent. The joint British-American announcement said experience had shOAn the necessity for revision tif the 1910 producllon plan which was bascil on "specific assumptions that liuvc not been fulfilled." 'Ihls obviously referrc.l !o attempts at unifying all Ihc German zones In a Joint economic iiun. which have been blocked ly disagreement, between the Soviet and the Western powers. "Neither the iM-znnal area ilor : all uf Ccrmany can regain ecuiio-: trie healih under the plan of 1948. as it nuw stands," the Ktattmtnt salt!. "Mnreovi-r, 11 has become; increasingly apparent lhat under present cnmlUiuns (Jrrmany can- ' not coiitritMile her Indispensable' part to Ihc economic rehabilitation nf Kurnpc us a whole." - : . Il repeated previous o'fers for Russia and France to merge their zones with the Anglo-American area. "The plan has been developed with clue regard to the hope lhat tills offer will be accepted." il said. The new plan practically eliminates the key industries In the Western -zones Horn being car- marker! as reparations. The most important production Increases were made In industries from which heavy reparations were to have been drawn under the 1940 plan. Ihe 1046 plan production at about 75 per cent of Under .vas set 1930. Today's announcement followed conclusion of a six-day conference among British. American and French delegations In London during which the French expressed reluctance to such a great steel boost Shower Brings August Rainfall in Blythcville To Total of .8 ot One Inch Rain which fell here yesterday for the (irf.I time in three weeks brought only one-tenth of an inch of moisture. Robert E. BlaylocK. ol- l\oial weather observer, reported today. A hot post-shower sun sent the mercury lo a high of 91 degrees. The low during lasl night was 73 degrees. Rainfall for this mouth to date totals just .8 of an inch. Maxima* Seeks to Form New Greek Government ATHENS. Aug. 20. .UP)— King Paul loday save a mandate lo Dc- melrious Maxiinos, whose resignation provoked the Greek cabinet crisis, to attempt to form a new government. It was understood that Maximos had accepted the mandate in principle but major obstacles still existed in the choice of the war minister and the minister of public order. Maximos conferred again loday with U. S. MacVcagh. Ambassador Lincoln Prices Soar To New High During Week WASHINGTON, Aug. 20. <UPl — Prices soared to a new postwar high today. Prospects were they will 50 still higher unless someone or something suddenly slams on the brakes. The Labor Department, reported that wholesale commodity prices rcse another 0.3 points last week, bringing them to a new high of 153.5 per cent of the basic 1926 average. At the same time Agriculture Department experts said all hope was gone that the corn crop can meet domestic needs. Thin, they said, inevitably means less meat and higher prices next Sprint; and Summer. The effect, of the corn .shortage on prices of other grains which can Jake the place of corn has already become plain. Wheat for September delivery hit a new all-time big!) on the Chicago Board of Trade yesterday for the second day in a row. Despite the rising prices the genera! public apparently is not culling down on its buying. The Commerce Department reported that retail sales continue:! lit nbuiit the same level in .'illy as in the preceding three months, allowing lor the usual 'mid-Hummer decline. Truman Sends Report On UNRRA to Congress WASHINGTON! Aug. 29. <UF>— President Truman said today in a report on the liquidation of UNRKA that. Congress and the people v:iU be "proud of the success" of the relief organization when its full work is disclosed. 'As UNRRA operations rapidly rivcrc folding up throughout the world. Mr. Truman sent to Congress a quarterly report covering UNRRA operations through the fir-si three mouths ol 1911. <Mr. Truman pointed out that although UN'RHA's work was ending, the 'United Stales already had recognized that relief and assistance for war-hungry and devastated nations must be continued. Such assistance will be provided by the J350.000.CCO voted by Ihc lasl Congress he said. Weather AHKANSAS-Parlly cloudy tonight and Saturday with scattered thundershowers In Easl portion Ihis afternoon. No important temperature changes. Made Worse By Idle Miners LONDON. iAug. 29. (UP)—The Alarming Choice Facing Congress Plight of Europe, Future of America Before Lawmakers By I) KAN W. DITTMKK United I'ri-ss Slaff Correspondent WASHINGTON Ann. 29. (U.I'.) —Hep. Everett M. Dhkscn, II., ill. said loday that when Congress reconvenes In .lumiiiry. It nmsl decide whfllicr lo continue forclKii i-cllef or "cvbandon E\iro|>c for the sake of husbanding war strength at home." The decision will bo neither "easy nor simple," Dlrkscn suit in a statetncnl as he and 11 othe members of the House Approprta lions and Armed Services commit t«es lefl for Europe lo survey il. recovery needs. Dlrkscn heads Ihe special (iroup. "In nmklng a choice for the future." Dirkscn said, certah Ihings seem quite obvious . . . "There Is a growing Ix-Ucf Ilia the 'next' war Is not only nol Im possible bul not improbable. MOIL and more one hears lliul scntlmen expressed by informed persons. "There is a growing disillusion mcnt after Uvo years of the Unit cd Nations. There Is Browing Im pnliencc wllh Soviet policies nnd attitudes." In making Its decision on future relief spending, Dlrkscn snld. Congress IL!KO must consider lhat a collapse in Europe is iinmlnenl and Dial a sharp recession nl home could carry lhc whole world with il." Dlrkscn snid Ihe issues before Congress were these: "Shall we abandon Europe for $!'. C ..*H ^K?-*.. V SJ husbanding otir .can we. affprd lo . _ Tu»»i;»ii«bnl load o7"nUf 'and relief to fonfen connlles? "Shall iiid of various types continue and if so. can a more objcc- .S., Argentine tow Develops At Rio Meeting Vandenberg Says Amendment- Violates Spirit of Treaty •rigrruoTOUS. uiiuii, AUK. M. Ji-j—A Itvil mlnuli! flghi broke oia between tlie United Sin lea ntul Ar- scntlnn lodny over Inlrrprctallon of Lhe hemispheric defense treaty. An Argcnltnc aineiuhucni which Sen. Arthur H. Vnmlcnber;; charged would violate both the spirit of tlie treaty nnd the Unlleil Natlon-i Chiirte.i' led lo n bltler coininilUT Afler four hours nf liuionrluslvt' debate Ihe rnrnmlmv' adjimrnoil s»> V.iTidenbfrK rouM address i\n aftfriuion plrnary M'sslon. Ih-lr- tatis xgriTil (hut Ihr ntmury session umild mil consider tin- fon- trovcrKl:il articles. The coniinlllco liniidlint; the Ai- Kcnllne proposal will reconvene nl 9 p.m. for decisive nclion. Argentina Introduced Ihe conlro verslal nmeiiilinent in C'rnmiHtcc when il met. with the Intention o( cicKCiliiL; up routine oitds and ends betorc the plenary session. The committee meeting became a lull dress ricbnlR on lutrrprcla- llon of Uiii Ireuly. Vamlcnbcri; us- serlcd Ihe Argcnllnc amendment wou!il mean lluil nn attack on American troops in Clermnny woultl nol be considered nggrosslon und llicreforc would uol even require consultation among tlie powers s ing the treaty. The cominillce met. HI 10 a.hi. nnd .still was dcb:illng well past the lunch hour. Viuidenbery sitid: "Argentina would put u geographical limUnlion on tlie dcflnlllon of aggression. We doni like gcogra- })]]icnl ltmiln.ljon.s on crime. Will in\ good Argenllnc friend, nr. Knrlqiu Coromtmis plcnse cjti: n. spccllio cx- nmplc?" Coi'omlnas snapped back: "Would nn iiilack on Untied Slates troops in Germany be considered an atlark on the conllnentV' Final SrHslons Tuesday Uclcgales to lhc InlcrAmcrinu conference, especially Ihosc of llu United Slnles, were .shocked lodaj by reports from Buenos Aires o pro-government atthcks on u. ! policy. The dclcgutcfi also were iunir/.:i at reaction in a pro-BOVCrnmenl pa per lo inclusion of ijic Falkland, Is lands in ;lho liemtophtre .iecurlt zone as a great lArgi'iilinD triumph and a virtual claim lo hemisphere secnrily zone i's a great Argentine SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Parity FoTCotton Given Emphasis By Rep. Gathings Nenvly 75 nKi'icultuvnl and business leaders of North- Mist Arkansas today boned a discussion of tbe farm out- ook and farm problems by Hop. 10. C. (Took) Gathings of \\ osl Mi'inplns, at a luncheon session of the Agricultural Council of Arkansas in Hotel Noljtle at noon today. Tlie district meeting opened with committee reports :ovc>nns the farm labor outlook, quality production of cot- .on. soyIHMIIIS, world competition in tlie field of agriculture llOf'M !1 11 I'/ !k t l<\tl di\> imt t ,».v • >.>.....].._. 1 :.._- i ,i . . . ' tive policy be developed?" Members of the Dlrkscn group arc Reps. George J. nates, Mass.; Margaret Chase smith. R, , . . Me..; Dewey Short, R., MO.; C. W. ranks of striking coal miners in j Bishop. R., 111.. L«eon Gavin. R., Yoikshirc swelled to more than 30,CCO today, heightening -Britain's eco-' crisis which brought new demands from hitherto friendly quarters for a drastic shakcxip of trie labor government. Ncniiy 20.0W more miners Joined the strike in the nation's biggest, single coal producing area lasl nighl anci loday in the crisis hour when the government was crying for increased fuel production to enable it lo boost industrial oulptil. Tlie miners struck ill protest. against an increased work quola- The strike, coupled with the government's alleged timidity In rally- Brilons to deal wilh Ihe CwO- ncmic crisis, brought renewed demands for a basic revision of Prime Minister Clement R. Atllec's cabinet. The Manchcslcr Guardian called lor Ihc replacement of Hugh Palton, chancellor of the exchequer; Fuel Minister Emanuel ShinwcU. and Labor Minister George Isaacs. H.i ; Lcroy Johnson, R,, Cal.; Gordon canfield, R.. N. J.; I,. Mendel Rivers. D., S. C.; Lan.s- dnle Sassccr. D., Mel.; Joe E. Fogarty. n., R. I., and Piierlo-Rlcan Resident commissioner A. Fcr- nos-Tscrn. Key Defense Posts Filled By President WASHINGTON, Aug. 29. (UP) — President Truman today announced six appointments under the new unified national defense organization, including MaJ. Gen. William Henry Draper, Jr., lo be undersecretary of war. Draper, now economic adviser lo t>l. Gen. Lucius Clay in Germany. will become undersecretary of the Army when the uillied military establishment, goes into operation next month. Oilier appointments (Uinotinccd by Ihc President will IK effective when James V. Forreslnl, now secretary of Na\y. is sworn in as secretary o! defense ncxl month. The;,' arc: Arthur M. Hill lo he ctiairman of the Nalional Security Resources board. Sydney 'Pilliam Honors lo bp executive secretary of the National Sc- cllrily Council. Rear Artm. Koscm: H. Killcrtkoct- ter to be director of Ihc ccnlral intelligence agency. Maj. Gen. Alfred M Gnicnltirr to lie director ol the joint stall. Actually. Grucnthcr was designated for this post by the joint chiefs of slafl. but the appointment was announced at the Willie House. Press Secretary Charles G. R^KO said the President was not yet ready to announce his selection ol a chalr- The Hartigans arc now making i man of Ihe research and dcvclop- Ihcir home in New York City. She mcnl board. Korrestal is expected lo lake the oath of office shortly aller Mr. Tru- 'liiim/.iition for Heads Rent Board cotton production nnd the cotton * identification program. bale I.. CI. Nash Advisory Unit On Rentals Organizes Louis O. Nash, nlylhcvlllc businessman, wns elected chairman nf Ke ( i. (lathings told the froup tliat ttie SZ.5 jicr cent of parity loan for cuKoii should be con- llniu'rt tn assure the So«th of »«• llsblful place In Iho posl- wur cm and rirclarcd Dial "we will flchi ! ttr » becinse fl i s the lifelliiij or the Soulh'n economy, and her (-uarantee or continued prospf rlly, "Tho support of this policy Is His nreatesl contribulion that nny f n nn orBimtzatioii can render lo aniti.ullurn." he salcl. "We need n price support program for basic agricultural commoclttlcs and It Is uoliii! lo lake the tmllcd efforls of »ii moused faun population lo enable \\ s to realize this objective. "The program approved by Ihe first, session of Ihe 80th Congress, which saved millions of farmers froir collapse, would have been seriously crippled if tho Republican riicoinmenclnllon had been approved. Soil conservallon would have been eliminated completely by a provision wrllten into the appro- nrlnllon bill for agrlcultuce. But tliey did not gel nway wllh it. "We gol some help from their own ranks In assuring contihunllon of soil building practices for the crop ycnr of 1948. A united Democratic bloc \\ns responsible for suv- hi|t the ])ro(!rnm. Bill It war, reassuring lo know that n few nc- ptibllcnns had n conscience abpvil thelv ilulics toward agriculture and the American rarmcr. . "The National Cotton Council worked tirelessly and effectively wllh the congressmen .from.Ihe cot- Ion slates in connection with the the area rent director here mornliiK. Mr. Mush, along with four Mississippi County business men were' " Blythevillc Girl Will Sail Soon For Belgian City VYs. W. 11, Hiirtigan. ihc former Miss Mary Jean Afflick of Bly- thcvillc who originated Ihc Chlcka- saw war dance of the majorctlcs that has become tradilional at Blylheviilc High School, will leave her home town far behind when she sails with Mr. Hartlgan and their small son. Hilly. Monday lor Brussels. Belgium. It will be a return trip for Mr. Hartigan. who served In Europe with the Air Force during the war Now a pilot ,-ji(h Pan-American Air .Imps, he will make trips lo London and Paris and olhcr European cities. triumph, and ,'i virtual claim to hemisphere recognition ol Argentina's lontf slandtng claim to sovereignty over the islands, also cliiiiu- cd by Great. Britain. The llnal series o[ plenary sc.s- slons for flnul approval of (he hemisphere defense trealy sliiitcd in- dny. The trealy wil] lie approved unanimously, bul Ihcre probably will be at Icnsl three different major Interpretations of the Icxl. The lasl committee will finish Us work nn hour Iretorc llic full conference meets. The committee will approve the technical boundary of Ihe security region, stretching Irom Ihe North lo the South polo, from Greenland in ihc ALInniic to the Alculians in the Pacific. Texas Woman, Visiting Here, Dies Suddenly City nn-i County peace officer:; today investigated the sudden death of Mrs. Fanny Woodley, 51. of Mnr -hall, Tex., at the ;lomc of Mr.-,. Lydiii Alley. KO Wct.l Kentucky, early this morning and rrpmic.'l that she died of sclf-admini.stcrod poison, Mr.->. Woorilcy had been ,1 visilor in Blylheville lor approximulcly Unce mouths and w,ts reported I:* have been despondent over fjuuily mailers, Ihc officers said. Thoy stated lhat the poison had hcen poured into a cup of Notice and lhat Mrs. Woodley drank Ihc cotfec while silling at Ihc breakfast table. Funeral arrangements arc incomplete pending the arrival of relatives. Holt Funeral Home is In charge. Is ihc daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Afflick. 203 North 10th St., was graduated from Blylhcvtllc Itich School and attended the University of Norlh Carolina, Chapel Hill. Mr. and Mrs. Hartigan were married here in August ol 191! Conferences Scheduled On Sales Lecture Series 13. C. House. New York sales consultant scheduled lo present a scries of (hree lectures to talcs people here, will be In Blylheville Wednesday and Thursday to enroll sales personnel for the talks. The lectures will be given at 8 p.m. Sept. 23, Oct. 1, and Oct. 6 at the Blylheville High School auditorium. man returns frcm Brazil some lime in mid-Scptcmbcr. N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK. Ans. 29. (UP)—Cotton closed steady. open high low close Mar 3123 3139 3115 3113 May 3085 3ICO 3078 O03'.< July 3016 S030 331IJ 301J Oct 31(>S 1'187 3163 3171 Dec 3136 3150 3m 3130 Soybeans CHICAGO. Aug. 2D. (UP)—Soybean quotations: open high Nov.- 278B 230 Mai 284A 284 low 279 £8! close 28013 284 A Navy Guns Blaze SHAKO iiAI. Aug. 27. (U.I'.) — An armed U. H. Navy landing party which went ashore in Chinese Communist territory in search of a downed fiphler pilol cngagcc in a pitched balllc with "liiddci and hostile guerrilla groups." Ihc Navy disclosed loday. New York Stocks 2:30 P.M. Slocks A T & T 1563,4 Ailirr Tobjcco ,. Anacond.i Copper y53!lj Belli Slecl 865;8 Chrysler Gen. Elcclric. Gen Motors Monlgomcry Ward N Y Central Int Harvester Norlh Am Avialion Republic Klcel Radio Socony Vacuum Sltiriebaker Standard of N J .. Texas Corp Packard appointed members of tlic" ImnH To work In an advisory capacity to the iinlionn] housing Exiiccltlor. lien F, Duller, business man nnd mayor of Osccola. wns elected vice- chairman with Miss IlllKn Unmon to serve the board ns secretary. She is also secretary lo o. A. this I by Ihe Arkansas council was I,valuable. ,-\ The First uisirict eongressr atenrted'.fhnt- ''wllhfiut ,prosp« farmers Ihe nation's economy crumble and fnll." Labor Supervisor Speaks Vlsilors high In the ranks ot ton production and business fli were presetil this morning to und address Ihe Coi'ncil on . . Cunnliip;ham, the area rent dlrcc- lor. The members of Ihc board voted lo establish nn ofllcc in Ihc area rent control office in the Ingrrim Building. The board will hold mcel- ngs monthly beginning on the first r'ridiiy in October* and meeting: the llrsi Friday in every month follow'"B- Hoard's Dulles Definnl Mr. Cunningham, speaking for .be board, slnlcd Ihnl petitions for the ilc-control of rental areas would not lie accepted by the advisory board and that the board will act on de-control mailers only ullcr Its own investigation. The board will i«L permit Itself to l>c made Into a renlal ngency purely, he said. It will nol consider any rent adjustment mailers until I hey have passed through the regular order ol Ihe rent conlrol. Members of Ihe board arc forbidden lo discuss rent mutters with anyone except in regular meetings ol the board members, he said. Members of Ihc Mississippi Counly Advisory Board wem .ip- polnlrd by Frank R. Crccdon, national housing expcdilor, by authority of the New Housing nnd Kent Act. enacted by the BOlli Congress nhlch became effccllve July 1. Members of Ihc lx>ard in addition lo Mr. Nnsh and Mr. Duller are the Rev. E. II. Hull. Lpachvillo. Steve Ralph and Wclby Young, of Osccol;i grnm lhat covered ttKW'tiighly Ihe agricultural situutijit hi Arkansas. Waller Cooper of Little Rock, state farm labor supervisor, led off Ihe program by discussing the problem of obtaining field workers for the rapidly approaching cotton picking season. Mr. Cooper spoKe on the overall outlook for obtaining Inbor, .competition looming from oilier stales for Held workers and sources from where farmers In this area could gel them. Pointing out lhat more there are more laborers employed this ycav than there have b;cn since 19t3, Mr. Cooper said Ihc direction In which llincrale labor flowed from this area was North ant: South: Prevailing wages and prices will be' determining factors In future movements, he assorted. About BO.OJj workers will b2 needed in the Delta states and "{direct competition for tha labor is -to lie lotind in California and Arizona, where u total of E2.0CD workers are needed! Mr. cooper said. Texas Needs Pickers, Too Texas, long a source of Arkans-is pickers, will need every picker In the state to gel this year's increased crop picked there. Texas was the largest source of Arkansas pic.t- ers last year, he said, when 15,000 Mexicans were iccruitcd from there, Mr. Cooper salt!. Ito pointed out Oklahoma as a polcntlnl source of labor as there is nn colion crop in the Western pait of that state this year. The Stale Labor Dep.irlment plans to .seek labor recruits from that. area, he said. Tcx?s. however, was sllll R pos- Name of Cafe Changed; New Facilities Added Ueinmlllcr'.s Cafe hns been re- de:,iBlv,itP.d M Svillivau's iiestnurnnt nnd beginning Ihls week end will remain o]>en on Sundays. Mr. Sul- i Mblc source of Mexican labor, he llvan. owner, announced today. j sn '"- :ls ls 'Michigan and the hill Mr. Sullivan, who purchased the | country or Arkansas. Arkansas' hill restaurant from Mrs. Homer Wilson | section is expected to contribute nn lasl month, said the kilchcn has I increased number of workers this been remodeled and new K»S cooking j >'cnr. he said. facilities installed. Dinner will be ' ' An important question in cbtain- scrvcd Sundays beginning at 11:39 j In 8 Texas Mexicans is getting work- am, he said. c ' rs wlK> came here last year. To do Cooking equipment was re- lhis - Mr. Cccper advised, planters tiiTiiiiRcd to provide faster service.! s'lould submit names of worker.; he said. Ice cream equipment is i ['^y hired Inst season to the Slate being Installed nnd will include fa- " 58318 361|2 58 1!2 593;8 11 3:4 86 7718 .. 26314 8IH ... 16318 ... 21 .. 76 3|4 .. 61 5 U S Sled 701|8 cilities for offering fountain products. Mr. Sullivan also said he Ins employed a chef from Memphis who formerly worked (or him for years. One Bale of Arkansas Cotton Sells for $457 MEMPHIS. Tenn.. Aug. 20. lUPi —The price of cotton rcaclvtl an all-time high of $1.03 per pound on the Memphis Cotton Exchange lo- dny. but it was for only one bale. The cotton w»s Ihe first _fron Ihc Memphis area to reach the exchange and was auctioned lo Ihe highest bidder, Hugh E. Tucker, who paid $157.75 for the 455-pound bale. Wallace Gillenwater and Buddy Martin, of near Hughes, Ark-. grew the cotion, Labor Department, who will contact. Ihe Texas Extension Service. •In regard lo Texas labor laws, Mr. Cooper iwinlcd out that Iruckei;; and crew chiefs are nol legal labor 'J5J rcciulters. All recruiters must be licensed by their slate and county, he said. Clearances, furnished by licensed recruiters, must be obtained by laborers entering Arkansas frc\t Texas. Curdctto 'Man Speaks Launching the Council's Cotton Production committee report, O. A. Hale, agronomist for the Burdeltc Plantation, said that information as to the variety of cotton seed and Ihc growers name and locatl-TH Is becoming more Important to the spinner. One-third of the n»tlort"s spinners said last year that they based purchases on where the cM- Se« COTTON «o P»pt .f.

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