The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 8, 1947 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XMV—NO. 142 Blythevlllc Daily News Blytheville Courier THE DQMiy wr NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEA BT ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MIBS«UIU Blythevlllc Herald Mississippi Valley Rabbis Dedicate Jewish Temple Missco's First Three Sacred Scrolls, Keys to Sanctuary Presented to Leaders ARKANSAS, MONDAY, SKPTEMBKK 8, 1947 'rhe new Temple Building of Coi: yregaiion lyrael at Chickasawba and 15tli Streets was dedicated yesterday iifternoon in ceremonies at which visiting rabbis from Helena Hot Springs and Pine BlufT assisted Cornerstone for thc temple, the' first in Mississippi County, was laid' less than a year ago. Services were held in the main auditorium with members, invited guests and out-of-town visitors fill- ins; the Temple Hall to its capacity. After a prcludiimi played by Bernard A. Goocli, the choir opened services wilh Beethoven's "The Heavens. O, God. Thy Glory Tell." Or. Alfred Vise, the local rabbi, who presided at Ihe services, introduced Rabbi Morris Clark of Pine BlufT, who gave the invocation. A processional in which three Sacred Scrolls were carried through Hit auditorium by the visiting rabbis; the blessing for Ihe lighting of the Perpetual Light by Ike Miller, oldest member of the congregation; the First Confession of the Congregation, led by Rabbi Vise and sung by Harry Vise as cantor, and the placing of the scrolls into the Ark by Siegbert Jledel were the religious ceremonies for the dedication. Keys Presented to Mr. Jiedri L. K. Harwarg of Osceola presented the Temple key lo Mr. Jleriel, who as president of Ihe congregation expressed thanks to the architect. U. S. Branson, the general contractors. Ben White and Sons, secretary-treasurer E. M. Jaflc. Max Myers, n former resident, to members of the congregation and to thc Rabbi. Greetings from the City of Blytheville were presented by Municipal Judge Graham Sudbury and fronl the Blythcvilte Ministerial Alliance by-.lhe Ilcv. Harvey T. Kidd. pastor of First Presbyterian Church and president of the Alliance. Rabbi Ccrf H. Strauss of Helena read the First Divine Services in the new Temple, assisted by the choir; Mrs. Wilson Henry. Mrs. George M. Lee. O. B. Knudsen, Mr. Henry, and Harry Vise as cantor. Mrs. Lee presented a solo. "How Lovely Are Thy Dwellings. Jx>rd." Rabbi W, Kaelter of Hot Springs, delivered Ihe dedication sermon. He spoke on the three-fold meaning of the new Temple as a "house of prayer," a house of learning," and "a house of assembly. " Memorial Service Conducted Dr. v-'se conducted the First Memorial Service in memory of "the devoted men and women who founded and guided this congregation nnd hhelpcd in building this Temple, whose places are now vacant among us." A Hebrew hymnal and the benediction by Rabbi Clark concluded the service. A dedication banquet was held afterward at Hotel Noble with Mr Jiedel presiding. Grace was spoken by Rabbi Kaelter and during the evening, letters and messages from throughout the country, from rabbis. Jewish congregations, organixa- lions, former members and friends were read by Mr. Jicdcl. who also read a list of names of local and out-of-town friends who had sent flowers lor thc services. Rabbi Clark presented greetings from the Union of American Hebrew Congregations: Abe D Wal- daucr, a Memphis attorney, told the Congregation the story of Dr Vise and his family coming to America from Germany after the rabbi's temple- had be m destroyed in 1938 Dr. Vise was rabbi of Ihc larges reformed Jewish Church in Ger many until imprisoned by the Nazis Banquet is Held Rabbi Strauss, principal speakc: "I- the banquet, admonished tin Congregation to bring the ri-lr .spirit of religion and fellowship into the new Temple and from the lemplc into daily life. •Sam Fcldman or Holly Grove president of t!, e Arkansas Jewish Assembly, and Julius Jacobs of briefly 0 IS ™ el ' JonKib<lro - «>-« spoke Highlight of the evening v'as the presentation of a silver cup to Mr Jicdcl as a token of gratitude for Ins work for Temple Israel bv William Borowsky in behalf of the members of Lhc CongregatVi Dr. Vise spoke briefly to thank Ihc Congregation for their co-operation during hi.s two years as rabbi and visiting collcgeaus and Christian ministers who were srnt. He gave the benediction lo conclude services. Faulty Steering Gear Blamed for School Bus Accident Injuring Twelve ATLANTA. Ga.. Sept. 3. (UP) — Twelve school children and one woman were slightly injured today when n Pulton County school bus was wrecked ncsr Stonewall, not far Irom Atlanta. A faulty steering gear was blamed for the accident. Jaycees Invite Miss America to Visit Blythevillc Miss "Barbara Walker of Mirrfi- pliis, chosen "Miss America of 1947" at Atlantic City Saturday night, today was invited to be u guest of honor at the Eighth National Cotton Firkins; Contest here Oct. 2, when Miss I'am Camp of Little Rock. "Miss Arkansas of 1947." will be another honored guest. A telegram extending a Joiii', invitation from Jimmic Edward;, president of the junior chamber of Commerce, and James Neblvit, contest committee chairman. WA sent to Miss at Atianlii City this afternoon. Miss Camp is being supplied i complete cotton wardrobe by the National Cotton Council for hci appearance at the Cotton Picking Contest here. She will inoclol the wardrobe at the style show held in connection with the contest. Miss Becky McCall n r Blytheville "Miss Arkansas of 1940" and ncrup in the " America" contest last year, was a guest of honor at the 1910 cotton pickin;; contest. She was invited to attend the event this year but declined tin return- invitation because she ing to school this Fall. McCall. who was a guts' at the Atlantic City contest, predicted before she left for the Eas Coast that Miss Walker would ivi: the title of 'Miss America." An earlier report in a Mcmphi: newspaper that Miss Walker line been sent an invitation to tin cotton picking contest yesterday was termed a premature announce rnent from unofficial sources The report stated that Mr Ed wards and Mr. Ncbhut had sen ,he invitation yesterday but boti laid today they had not bec-n con suited and the official invitatioi was not sent until this afteruoor Cotton Advisory Committee Name Charles Lowrancc, Jr. Of Driver Serves In New Capacity Charles Lowrancc Jr. "of Driver has been named lo a joint committee, composed of representatives of three cotton states, which will' act. as an area advisory group -for organizations handling together to combat pressure groups in Washington that have been termed a threat to the South's economy, it was disclosed here Saturday aller- noon. The committee consists of three members each from the Arkansas Agricultural Council, the Delta Council of Mississippi and the Memphis Chamber of Commerce. Abo representing the Arkansas Council are C. N. Houck of Marianna and Otis W. Ho'.vc of Wabash. The thrc c Arkansas representatives were appointed Friday by Harold A. Young of North Little Rock, president of the Council. The Delta Council ol Mississippi has appointed th c following representatives: James Hand of Rolling Pork. Frank McGcoy of Greenwood and W. K. Anderson of Clarksdalc. Representatives of thc Memphis Chamber of Commerce are W. H. EilaUish. Vaticc Alexander and Floyd Sherrod. Thc committee was formed on thc recommendation of Ellis T. Woolfolk of Tunica, .yjss.. president of the Delta Council, lie pointed out thc threat fo Southern economy existing in Washington, pressure groups at a district meeting of (he Arkansas Council here Au" 20. At that meeting. Mr. Wooli'nll: and Martin Zook of thc Memphis Chamber of Commerce said their groups had organized to combat the pressure groups and the Council voted to authorize Mr. Young to appoint the Arkansas representatives. '.. .1 assume that a meeting will called In the near future to discuss aims and objectives." Mr. Young said in a letter notify.'.ig Mr. Lowrancc of his appointment. "I personal}' feel that, this is a very imiwrtant post and for that reason care was used in selecting men who would reflect favorably on our group in Arkansas," Mr. Young's letter also staled. 14 Held in Plot Jy Stern Gang to Bomb London Jewish Underground Reprisal Attempt Bared by American PAIUS, Sept. X. (Ul'l—Itablil Baruch KcirfT and right other [KT- smis allegedly romu-clcd with Ihc Hlcrn <lan K will Int. b.-lil fn r (rial in French Criminal Court in r«n- iircllon with an allied jilol to lM>mh London, jiolli-c announced tiiMay. PARIS. Sept. 8. (UP) _ The I'rench public prosecutor today ordered an cXHtnininu maj-Lstra'lc lo decide whether Habbi Daruch u Korff and 13 others now under detention should be tried In criminal court for an alleged Jewish iinder- Kiound plot lo bomb London. Magistrate Fcrnand Golctty, OIK of thc sternest in France, will conduct a preliminary Invcsllealioi and sign arrest warrants for those of ihp 14 he feels should face Police- said the arrests made during the weekend had broken up melodramatic plot by the Slcri Gang of thc Jewish Unclcrgroimi lo bomb London In reprisal fo shipment of 1.400 Jews lo Germany The first Jews were unloaded a Hamberg today. Charges which may be prepare ngniiuil some or all of Ihe H in "possession of leaflets of forclg origin liable to harm the natlona interest" and "presumption of har boring explosives." Conviction on thc first charg carries a. six-month to five-yea prison term, and on the second maximum of 20 years. Scotland Yard investigators join ed French police in trucking (low additional participants in the a! lcge;l plot. French criminal polic said further arrests were "mo:probable." Neither police nor an'lnterio ministry spokesman v:ould common on reports that Reginald Glioen. a former U. S. Army pilot who allegedly / was to pilot the plotters' plane over London, had been released from arrest. The report was that he had belayed' the alleged plotters lo police. The French news agency reported that Gilbert was still lindcr arrest. It stated that the alleged "squealer," said to be another member of the gains had been luist- SINGLR COPIES FIVE CENTS Temperature Hits Season's High As Blazing Sun Defies Calendar Sweltering Hlylhevtllc residents looked ut inclr thermometers yes- crday and wondered if September »'»s the mouth In which Full begins r Summer Marls anew, for they syetilcd out another record-breaking ay of heat during which the mercury row again to the year's high f icr< degrees. Although the top temperature in the state was two degrees higher nd at least live other iwinls had equal readings, yeslerdnyfc high lied he two ICG-degree numimitns recorded here Aug. 4 and 5. 'And yesterday wa.s the 51st dny Without an r>'.:pr«'iable ruin In S'orth Mississippi County . It 'iitsa WHS the lotnth day ol CO-plus lemperalures here in the i!n:osL - unprecedented September. lent wave which is blistering vho nlire state. After a ICl-dcurco hlRli Friday, he mercury dipped briefly to a '9-degree maximum here Saturday. Lrms In the mid-70's (lining the week-end nights made sleeping n ight to keep cool. The low (Luring last night was T5 degrees with u 74-ricgrec mini- niini recorded during Saturday light according to R(b*rt K. Blayock, oflicial weather observer hero. Little hope- lor rclicl was extended by Lhc U. S. Weather Bureau in Little Hock as it predicted generally fair tonight and i'ursday. a few af- ternoon thundorshowers In South portion nncl continued high temperatures. Halcsvlllc nnrt IXirdiinclle shared the .spotlight .vr-stci'dKy with blistering 107-degrce temperatures. Pine Bluff claimed second spot with 103, followed by niythiivlllc. Fort Smith, Harrison, Gilbert nnd Morrlllon with ICS's. Mot Springs hud ICt, Milk' Rock and Moiillccllo 101, and Tex- arkanu D.i. Little Kotk's 101 was throe drurcc; bclaw the nil-time record of 1C I for Sept, 8 In KV25. The hlghey tcmpci aline ever recorded In 1,1111-! Rock on Sept. !) wn:i 105 degrees In 1925. •Scattered tlmndcrMiowers and hall in parts of Little Hock, gave some temporary relief yesterday. No ram was reported elsewhere in the state 1947 Cotton Yield Placed At 11,849,000 Bales on of Sept. 1 Estimate - A "ruman En Route Bearded Sikhs Use Five-Foot Swords To Butcher Moslerps in New Delhi KfcW DELHI. Sept. 8. (U.P.I— Ueardco. Sikhs, wielding Ihrec-loi .swords, attacked the Lahore train at thc muln Delhi station today an hacked to death al least 50 Moslem men, women and children •Ihc Sikhs literally cut thc Moslems to bits while Hindu troop, and police stood at the scene watching Idly nnd making 'no el fort Intervene. ' ^ The attack came as the Indian government had announced new emergency regulations under which anyone caught looUnir. burning or killing would be .shot on sight. 'Hut net a move was made by the police to halt thc attach on the Moslems v'"i hud Jammed HID train in hopes IUM/ s t,!t, at IM- liore • .. . . natcil I'akls- lan. "SI:. • '10 attack I saw UIL- uui..*.., ..,,. , and cut, lying on baggage handcarts in the station or In pools of blood In the train''*; shattered compartments," a newsman said. "On the train inside thc .station Isy thc body of a 12-year-old Moslem youngster, his head severed. Next to him was on old man, his throat viplicd open, but still alive. I appealed lor help for tall Truman Schedules Talk To Nation on October 8 WASHINGTON. Sept. 3. (UP) — Thc Democratic National Committee announced today that President Truman will make a nationwide radio address Oct. 8 in celebration of Democratic Women's Day. Among the H arrested were three women, a former employe of the Tel Aviv City Hall named liraun. an Egyptian said to have been a Polish army captain, and a 19- year-old student named Martinsky. Police allegedly found a slock of arms, plastic bombs, Hebrew pamphlets and a list of Stern Gang members in his small left bank hotel room. Refugees Landed in Hamburg HAMBURG. Sept. o, (UPI — British troops today luncuM 1,400 screaming, kicking and weeping Jewish refusers from the transport Ocean Vigour, employing then truncheons sparingly but using physical force to compel recalcitrants to set foot on German soil. The unloading of the Ocean Vi- gour uas the first phase of tlic debarkation or some -1,300 Jews who had sought to go to aboard the blockade runner, Exodus. Trouble broke out when about half pf the refugees aboard the Oscean Vigour had debarked. Bi--el- helmctcd British troops entered llic evil-smelling holds or the ship and dragged or carried Jews up lo thc pier. One Jew was stunned by a truncheon blow and a number nppearrd to have engaged In fislicuffs wilh thc trooixs. The refugees were ]7ackcd aboard a train and taken to a ramp near Kucckniu. eight miles from I.ue- bcck. The refugees .shouted "Auschwitz." Rclscn" and "Maldcncck"— the names of infamous Na/.i cxler- minatlon campo — and hurled fond at the troops as thctr train rolled away. When the Ocean Vigour was unloaded the second transport. Empire Rival, was towed into thc Hamburg docks. Its debarkalion was scheduled for da*n tomorrow. The third transporl. Runnymcdc Park. >was expected to anchor out- sidn Hamburg just before nightfall! New York Stocks 2:30 P. M. Slomks: P. M. A T & T Amcr Tobacco Anaconda Copper . Beth Slcel Chrysler Coea Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward . N Y Central Hit Harvester North Am Aviation Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum ... Etiidcbaker Standard of N J ... Texas Corp Packard U S glccl 150 3-8 73 3-t :« 3-4 85 1-8 56 ii-8 130 1-2 'ft 5-8 57 57 5-8 M 1-4 8-1 24 7-8 25 1-2 3 1G 19 5-8 74 3-4 5!) 1-3 •1 3-4 68 1-4 N. Y. Cotton Mar. May. July. Oct. Dec. open . 3C92 . 3065 . 2936 . 3121 high 3C94 3010 2039 3130 310o low 3C85 3C62 29S1 3119 3092 Spots closed 31.73 down 26. close 3C63 3340 2970 3103 3070 "Within a" third'classy ncnt lay an aged Moslem^ over a bundle of possessions. Nex to him was hi.s daughter, her aari :iyed red with her own blood. Her arm was half-ripped off as she had iought futiPy lo parry Ihe :iharp- oladcd Sikh sword which had plunged (icep into her body." The outbreak in the hcarl of Delhi came as newspaper headlines announced that the Indian cabinet's emergency committee was lakinc harsh measures lo hall communal outbreaks. The emergency committee announced drastic measures aimed M rcsloiiny peace after a long meeting yc.slerday. Responsible sources •nicl VI>r imposition ol martini law throughout- the riot-torn areas was discussed KCij.7usly. Lord Monntb'atlon, former viceroy of India, prcs. -d over the meeting of ihc cmcrgl-iicy committee. Beth thc Pakistan an<;.Indiaii governments agreed thul Ihc seizure af property left behind by refugees would not. be recognized by law. New Delhi authorities forbade Sikhs lo wear their three nnd four . ... - - ._ — foot sworclN. They had been |>erniit- Slore. FKeslone Home and Auto Sales Training Course Popular 35 Business Firms Arrange Attendance For 350 Employes . Approximately 35 Blytheville bi sincss lli-ins have made plans have at least 250 of their sale and offlcp. personnel to nttciul II series of three sales training an personal clflclency lectures spoi sored by the Blythevlllc Chnml« of Commerce. the lectures by E. i »' York City, sal •^expert... R«d ' national p(i»ker. will be given Se] fwlolveU by others on Get. and Oct. e. The lectures will be given In tl High School auditorium starting 8 p.m. and continuing for one "ou The topics for discussion Includ "Can You Imagine II", "Tclcsco ing", and "Shifting the Gears". Since no one will be admitted the lectures ..without Idcntlficatl' cards, all business and profession people arc urged to contact the Chamber or Commerce at once and mak c arrangements for the attendance of their employees at these lectures. Among the local business firms which have registered for the attendance of their personnel at these lures arc: Huddlcston tz. Co.. Arkansas Grocer Co.. The Cralton Co., Two Slates Produce Co.. Mend's. Mississippi County Lumber Co.. Delta Implements, inc.. Still & Young Motor Co.. Laiigston-Wrot- cn Co., iT. I. Seay Motor Co., Hubbard Kurniturc Co.. Chas. S. Lemons Furnitur c Co.. Hart's Bakery. Inc. J. c, Penney Co.. Adams Ap- pliuncV '>>.. Inc., Guard Jewelry kne from Brazil Boards Battleship And Faces Initiation On Crossing Equator IIV MKIiltlMAN' KM ITU [Jnltnl Tress Whllr Iliinsr Ki:|mrln 'AIJOAHO IJ.Vnl.Kyllll' M1S- BCUIll. Belli. II. HJI'I- Fri-sidi'nl. I'nmiiin. tired a Her u hec-llc; week n nra/.ll. di'\-olcil hlmsell lo rest mil irhixiilUm today us till:, Kid.m on b-'.lllewat!r>n stnuurd through vnrtn South Atlantic wafer en ruiile 0 the United Slates. 'I'he rresldent .'.ailed from Kin tie Janeiro yesterday ullcrniion i«ll<iw- ng a gala sciidn.ll. lie :itartcd the leisurely voyntn home \vllh the cmi- vletion lluil Ills iiad helped •iolidlty the good niM^hbor iinlicy in South Amcrlcii. lie will arrive- hi Washington Sept. '2fi. L' MiSMi'ui'l (rncounlcri'd ideal siilllin: weathw on I he riiiy out and tin: President look adviintn;te. 01 the excellent criilsinn conditloivi lo put proloctil Iwliiml, Hit roplaiTd tin: top hats and lalleoals ol hK lUan trip with slueks, s|nrl shirts nnd casunl caps. Mr. Truman';! iiuichnnl lor unusual hradyear far.clnided the AH.i- sciurl's crew mrinbers who suw him strolling the clerks variously In lii:> six star yachting cup or his favorite old white Milky cap. Till* -Prchidcnt (|Uip|icd thin Ilu^ Rlx-star cap, presented lo him by Washington yachtsmen, enabled him to outrank his chief of staff, Fleet 'Adm. William D. Leuhy, a livc-Klar o(lleer. Mr. Tiuinan's (iiiiirters were the. flag admiial's stateroom two decks above ihc main deck, Mrs. Trummi an(j I heir (laughter, Margaret, occupied tho chief ol stall's cabin. A big ovr-iil of the I rip will b: the hijlnks Thiirnday when the ship cro!Se.s the cqnato^, Mr. 'rriiiiuin. hi.s (amlly and slatf nieml)ers who arn muking the crossing for ilii! firsftlme will be JiiUJectcd lo Ira- dltlonal Inillallon Into the. mysterious court pi King Nciilunns ami Davey Jonc.s. 'White House Press Secrcliiry Charles G. Ross said the President's plan for the return trip had been changed and that Mr. Trn- mun would go directly lo Norfolk, Vn., aboard tho Missouri, reaching there Sept. ID. The President :uid his parly will then board the pio",- Idenllal yacht Wllliamshiirg for tin; overnight run up the Potomac, • Originally, .Air. .Truman planned o go only as far as San .Jniin, 'uerto Rico, aboard the Missouri md Ihcncc t-o Washington aboard ils new four-cngincd plune, the I:i- lc|;cndcllcc. No reason was given 'or the change in plans except lor ^o:,s' statement that there war, milling on the horizon , r(|uh hi:; Mr. Truman's return beiore Sept. :!D. Leads Greeks Long Drouth in State Brings: Sharp Cut in Arkansas Figure WASHINGTON, Sept. 8. (U.I'.)—The AKi : icuItiire'l)c- incni iodiiy iwlimated llic 1!M7 collon crop at 11845)000 lilies of f>0() pounds cnch. -'I ho n'pui'l, Imxcd on crop tuiulilions Sept 1, showed mi iiu-i'casc of only 5,000 hulcn over thc Aup. 1 prediction nl I I.B'I'I.OOO Ijitlcs. While tlitsro was an ovunill iiiurisase for the cotton "Kilos. Hi,! ratimato for Arkansas dropped 215,000 bales to ',•125 000 stud predicted yield for Missouri tumbled • r >.°00 hall's lict'iuiHO of the prolonged clrolith.. : . , ' ~ * I' WOK well above lust year's ii'u- UBimliy small crop ol only 8,8*0,000 bnlcs, hut below tho 19-year average (11)3(1-45) production of 12,390,'-00 Inlcs. . . The department said generally favorable growing weather' during An just more limn o!f««t cotton Jos-,- e.s resulting from hot, dry weather in some sections of the MWWest. Cotton ((Innings fromi the 1947 crop through .Sept. 1 wore reported nl CJ473D1 bales compared with 832,000 bnics during thu corresponding period lust year and «i,693 balw in io4f>. • The department cstlmaled' the Indicated yield of lint cotton at 283 pounds per acre, This compares with 2M :i pounds lust year and a 10- yenr average of 250.0 pounds.' . ' 75 I'cr Cent of Normal Cotton crop conditions on Sept. 1 wore placed at 73 per cent of normal. Mmnuil Is what the crop wolild huve been under Ideal growing con,. (Jltions. . , .. Abandonment for the season was estlmntcd nl 13 per cent, leaving an. ' Indicated harvest are* ot 21,143,000 acres. The (jencmlly favorable report .was expelled lo have a further soft en - liiB eflcct on cotton prices. Prices en Aug. 30 ranged only about five •~ a pound nlxrvc trie .averiige ted to carry them as a concession to their martial and religious traditions. The order specified Iliat Ihcir .sword:; hrncetortli must not crtcccrl nine inches. .Mohandas K. Gandhi Iclt Calculi a by train for Nt:w Delhi on his way to the Punjab on a. "peace mission." 'I o avoid the crowds he entrained at a-wayside station outside Calcutta. Three Workmen Victims of Gas In Weil of Water Small Tropical Storm Due To Hit Mobile and Biloxi MOBILE. Ala.. Sept. 8. (UPI — Hains pelted the Mobile-Biloxi area today, preceding a small Iropica storm that was expected to hit in- and early this afternoon with winri; up to GO miles an hour. The rains, which slarlrd before dawn, were accompanied by -squally winds up lo 25 miles an hour in gusts. However, because the winds v.'erc from the northeast, no hiph water was expected. The U. S. Weather Bureau at New Orleans said in a 9 a.m. EST advisory that the storm was located on the Gulf of Mexico about 100 miles East of New Orleans and moving Northwestward at 12 lo 15 miles an hour. Private planes were grounded here and closed. at ,Biloxi and hangars NSHKB. W. Va., Sept. 8 (Ul 1 ) — Three steel workers died today aflcr Ijeint; overcome by rca.'» in a 45-foot deep water well at thc Follansbcc Sheet Metal Spccla'tv Co. Seven other workers were affected hy the gas in thc attempts lo rescue the victims. They were not in serious condition. Thc victims, who died i:i Gill Hospital al Strubenvlllc. O.. were identified as Charles Fowler. 59. foreman of pipe titters; John Schmilv:. 28. and Rober H.vnn. According to plant officials. Fowler and Sehmit/, had gone djwn into Ihe well for an inspection. Overcome by gas. which was described ns similar lo Miat f Jiuid In coal mines, they toppled Into llic water. Seeing them fall. Ryan went, to their assistance. He. too. ',v:i*, overcome and drop-pcd into the water. Other workers, obtained gas masks and safety belt, 1 ) and pulled the victims from (he well. The thicc victims were taken to he hospital, but efforts to revive them [ailed. Weather •ARKANSAS—Generally fair lo- day. tonight and Tuesday. Partly cloudy with a few afternoon thundershowers in North portion. Con- lliuicrt lilgh lempcralures. Supply, p1illll]» Motor Co. Uelto Lumber Co., Dr. Pepper !)oltlln;( Co.. L/! r Motor Sales. Inc.. K. C. Robinson Lmnlx:." Co.. Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co.. Nu-WV. bauiulry Clen- ncrs. Farmers BanJ^^ .t Trust Co. First National Hank. JlcJi "" Goodyear Service, Samuel F. 'Jorrls Printing Co., Hubbard Hau. -arc Co., Fcinbcre's Kiishln Shop. SI, '-'- ing Store. '.', '-. Joe Vaughn Dies In Home on Rose; Rites Conducted Funeral services were conducted this afternoon at Holt P'uiierid Home Chapel for Joe Vaughn, 70, who died yesterday morning at hi.s home on East Rose Street. The Rev. H. W. Woolen, pastor of the Baptist Church at Clear U(kc, officiated. Burial was at Memorial Park. He is survived by his wife. Mrs. Nora Vaughn; seven daughters, Mrs. Ella Kcmpcr of Blythevtllc. Mrs. Nora Lawrence of Hermondalc. Mo.; Mrs. Cora Viindcunall (.f Wardell. Mo., Mrs. Ernest Welch of ncerinc. Mo., Mrs. Ernest film-art "f Ltl- bourne. Mo.. Mrs. Ktla Kirk of Cairo, III., and Mrs. I>rwey Hicks of Stcele; two step-sons. Cecil James of CarulhcrsviUc and Karl James of Blylhcvillc. and 35 grandchildren. Some Barbers Stick to Old Price Schedule While live b;u*brr, i ;1inp;> torir.y put. into nlfcfL pi'irr mn raises on .shavr.s ;uul luurriil.s. Uvo oltirr.'i FID 11011 need Ihiil they v/oulH not hike Llio cost of ;L MIUK.I.I] lacR nnd trimmed locks. (J, J, Spcck'^Hnrbrj' Shop, in LJir 2G() block on Miiin. inul Hurl t Dnvtrlson's ll:ul>2r 8hnp, in]. r » Wrsi r >l»in, will rrtnhi tlicir r:ilr:; ol Oil j Soybeans CHICAGO, Sept. 3. (UPI —Soybean quotations: Nov. .. soavjb 3DT; 305 301'ib-x I p ft y. cobb Funeral Home wcs •!A'li\_v I fil^iv-rt/i Mnrcli :iO:ll>-x Rites for Infant Jackie Wayne Troup died Sulur- day 30 minute;, adcr birth. Me was thc son of Mr. aiirt Mrs. James G. Troup al Ihildnan. Kimeral services were lield yoslcrda} 1 p.dcrnooi at No. Nine \vilh Ihe Rev. Mr. Pace, pastor of llic Pcnlccostol Church at Ilulfinan. officiating. Burial al No. Nine Cemetery. Other thnn his parents he is survived !»' four brothers. Eugene. Bobby Joe, Jerry Thomas nml James Edwards, and three shlers Linda Lou, Alice Marie and Wilnui in charge. TlicmlMwIci Sophoulis Announcement was miiclc Athens, (.irccce. Sniulny, Ilial Klnr i cellla Paul of CtrcecR hnri sclfct'»d" cnn rfltc l)CI:aus o "f a'larger, than. Tlicmistokk's Sophnulla as prime ex P"i:ted crop nnd ^hr urospect of ininlsler lo lieiul n new couliUon" 1 tl(;(;li| ic in cxporto. '-\- ••''•' Kovcriminia. lie is » memljrr of >r ' lc <ie|mrtnicnt said ravorable llu- Libcnil Republican rarly. which wcllLhci ' CIlsl of tho MtaslMlppl^BUver c!kl nnl htwc reprcMulullon In U\n ? f(li(! t /Irmith and high tempera- Innt cabinet. Greeks Urge Guerrillas To Surrender ATHUNS, Sepl. !l. (Ul'i—Ciruecc's new coalition government of lib- rials uiul royalists inomiscd ani- ncsly Inclny lo Kuerrllla forces harryiin: the niillon If they would lay down Ihclr iinn.s and report In au- llioritlcs. The RovcrntncnL headed hy Premier Themliitoclcs Sofonlls. liB-yciir- olil Iilncui! leader, will present lo Piirlliiinonl, lonlf-lit an iimiiesly law uivinn the Conimiintsl guerrillar, ;iO <liiy.s in which Id .'tiirrcndcr without Icar r»f reprisal. liiiurccs close lo Ihc Rtjvcrnmcnl irpoiled thiii, Ihe iinuiesly law would provide for :ilcps In gel Jobn for Ihc .'.uiTpiKlnrlng i>uerrilliis, unil to pro- Irrl Ihe mfroin any nillnn nf ven- C'-iiNre by thc relwl forces ihry v,Tjiiltl be <]e.ser|.in[;. Approval of the iiiniirsly law by parllnnirnt v.'as reKardrd as n ccr- liiln (ormnlity. II V.MS hi tpccia .session lo put H.s forimil sen I ui Ihr new Kovcriiincnl with a vole of I'ODllriciU'C. The amnesty law vras regarded as the tnilalive feeler liy llic coalition uuvernincnt to clear the way for whatever draslir aclkm it may decide upon later. Precedent mid ciirrirnl .slBnn indicated Unit few of I lie cucrrillas would be wlllhii; l.ii come: down from their mouiilnln icmselves In the mums of the government aulhorl- tir.-i. of(Ko.t drouth and tures In the j,-psl«rn part bt belt during "PiivorRbie"'Yeniner beglmilj late July and continuing Inn August raised production pri over last month by 100,000 ball M'ssissippl, BO.COD in Alabama! OCIO In Georgia and 50,000 in i Carolina." it said. "In T(iu<i, crop protpccte rllnril only 50,000 bales du AURiist despite hhjh temperatures" ami Ud- rainfall." Widespread drouth lii Arkansas reduced cotton prospects -215.000 tales, while Missouri production decreased 25,000 bales. No ch'angc' was Indicated for Oklahoma, Arizona, California. North Carolina "or-Tan-, ne.sscc-. , • No estimate of cotton'.seen production will be made until Jinnl ginnlngfi for thc season have been announced. If the ratio of lint to collcn seed should be the same as Uiu average for the past five years, however. cottonseed production would bo 4807,000 tons. 'Estimated cotton prductlon in bales by principal production stales Included: ' . , , North Carolina WO.OW. Sitil'h Carolina BVo.CCtl, Georgia 640,000, Tennessee 550.000. Alabama l.COO,- COO. Mississippi I.IM.OOO, Arkansas l.425,or:o.L^iiisiiina S25.0CO and Texas 3.150,000. : •••-• '• - ••• ^'a haircut, and ,ocen,,,o,j;;;,--^" p ^"; Ho,, -HTr. it will CM;,I -usUinit'i.s 7o cents j.?i ;i liiunuil, HMC! fin 'Tills Ifir u jsli.'tvr.: ;il :;1mp;,: 8:ifol.y r'irsi 'B:irT« i 1 Hho;>, Miiui Tfcirbcr Klinp, O. K. i'arher Shop, Imperial FJarhrr Shop. Itrd Mull K;irbrr .Shop and KveicLt, llnrljo)' Ruin;: 1 Shop. Tho price-boasting mnvo h:is ijr- guii lo Uike hold in Smith Mississippi County, too, Lu.xora 1 :; two harbor shops—Ihc While 'V/:iy :wil t!t^ O. K. .shops - huvft «"verl not lev. that they will up thrir prJros to 7.) cenl.s per haircut suid 5f) cents per "invs effective Sept. IS. Mr. Davidson Mitel thnf, his ^hop hat! been visited oy other k>;irbou; clrriilntins ft petition for Mir ir,- crcn.scd prices but that, he did JT.T. -sign U. "My prices will irmain ;is l,l».:v nrc. 1 think wr have j:nod prices nil our work ulrcady." Mr. IJavULvjn .said. "I am not .signing anyMniiR." he added in reference (o the circulated pcLilton. Mr. Speck said today that he hnd chsiMiJ-scri thc price increase with mn:iy of his customers mirt on tlio basis ol tiieir opinioi;s ilccidcd not to increase his-prices. "Mcst ot my customers ore farming folks and .since IhcYrc only going to gel about li.ilf a crop' this year it wouldn't be fnir to raise my prices," he said. City Council to Meet The City Counoil will meet tomorrow night at 7:30 in monthly session at City Hall. No special issues are slated for discussion, Mayor K, M. Jackson sftkl today. Firemen Answer Four Alarms; One' House Damaged I n!ythevillc firemen answered i-wo | calls .yesterday and two more this j morning with only one resulting m moic Ihan slight property damage. The Victor Martin residence .11 •123 South Second received heavy da:uaso to thc kitchen and roof about 8 o'clock this morning when fin- Marled by an oil :,love broke Kill. Thc properly was o.vned by '"oni A. Litlle Si. 1 \ trash tiro a I the Cilcn Hunipli- hc|l residence. 8JI Kast Cherry. w:is nvtliigui.slird by fii emeu about 1 p.m. which workmen were disposing of old lar oapcr. No damaso resulted from thfi 1 fire, which was behind the new gaf age being built by Tom A. Link' Jrf }A trnsli fire at Ihc Glen Umphrey residence. Kl iiRst Cherry, was cx- (fnguishcci by firemen about 1 p.m. >;ostcrday after it had spread and ignited a garage and chicken house, utt'c damage resulted. Fire Chief rivoy Head reporlcd. A clgarclle dropped ill a living; robm chair smoldered and ignited Uric chair at Ihc Leo Dodson resi- dcin:e. 5C9 North Filth, al 4 p.m. yejsterday, Chief Head said. The fii\e spread, scorched the surrounding floor and resulted In smoke (Inninge to Ihe house. Jesse 8. Henry, Veteran City Fmp/oye, Dies Jesse R Henry. 70. died at lib home at 200 W. Kentucky. Saturday nnd funeral services were held nt (he Full Gospel Church on IJlly .Street Ihls afternoon by the Rev. Vent Howlin. pastor, assisted by the Rev. P. H. JorniRttii. pastor of Calvary Baptist Church. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemelery. Mr. Henry had been an employee ot Ihc Engineering Department of Ihc city lor the past 20 years. He is survived by his wife,"Mrs. Leuorn Henry, a son. Charles Henry of Paducah. Ky.. and five daugh- lers. Mrs. B. L. Vastbinder. Mrs. W. J. Willingham, Mrs. Virginia V.-'arrcn. Mrs. Frank Weslail, all'of, 1 Dlythcville. and Mrs. Flossie Clif! Ion of Flint. Mich. | Pallbearers were employees of mt I Knu'mctr'mz Department. Cobb Pu- ncral HoniD was In charge; Hearing for Custody Of Children Delayed LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. '.'&. (UP) — Efforts of Mrs. Alice May to regain custody of her four daughters, now In the J«mes Mae'*veil home for girls near Mablevaie, were delayed today wli«n Ihe case was transferred to a court of equity. .. Following a conference in Chambers, circuit Judge J. Mitchell Cockrill told a crowded courtroom that Mi-s. May's right .to;the chllcU ven would be invectliated by a court of domestic rttaUod »nd .» hearing held at a l*t«r date. Tlw hearing will prob«Ny b« befon Ohnnccllor Ruth Half.

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