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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMlr^NT NEWSPAPER OF NORTKSA8T ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XI,IV—NO. 147 Blythevlllc Dally News Blythevllle Courier Blylhcvillc Herald Mississippi Valley Lender _HLYTHKVIM,K, ARKANSAS,,SATURDAY, SKI'TKMBKH 13, 1!M7 SINGLE COPIES FLVB CENTS DeadlineMonday For Hog Exhibits In Missco Show Notice is Required Ely Fair Officials Of Exhibitors' Plans Ewinc raisers of this area v.'ere reminded today that Monday is Ihe deadline for notifying L. H, Autry of Hurdette, superintendent o! the Swine Department of the North- cast Arkansas DLslrict Pair, of the number of pens Uley will want to house their entries lor the judging which begins Sept. 24. the first day of the -!alr. The Swine Department exhibit of Hie 1947 fair here tpe. 24-28 wil| be hold ill a new qomisct-t.vpe building buill this Summer. . for Unit purjiosc One of the features of the new exhibit hall is the removable pens in which the prize specimen of swine raisers will be kept during the exhibits and judging. Made of industrial fencing — like that which suiTounds th-j Walker park swimming pool — tiie pens arc. constructed so that they can be removed from moorings in the new building's concrete floor nnd the space used toi; otlicr purposes. $2.300 in Premiums The !>cn.s will be three feet in height and have .swinging gates. A total of $?,SOO in premium money has been allocated the Swine Department this year. Mr. Autry, superintendent of Ihe department, is also president of the Mississippi County Fair Association. Premiums will be paid on ft point basis, according to rules set up for Swine Department judging. The total number of |X>lnts awarded in the department will be divided into the $3,500 to determine the amount of money lo be paid on cuch point, the rules state. This amount multiplied by the number of points awarded a particular animals will be the premium paid. In no case, however, will more than $1.50 be paid on each point, according to the rules. Judging In this department will bc^in a' 1 a.m. Wednesday. Sept. 2t. No enlry fee ov stall rent will be cliarded in tins department. Breeds which may be entered include Duroc. Poland China. Spotted Poland China, Hampshire, Berkshire, Chester White nnd O.I.C. 4-11 anrt F. A. A. lo Exhibit Hogs A 4-H clnb and Future Farmers of America section has been Included in the Swine Department again this" year. Rules ant) information covering the Swine Department In general also arc applicable to the 4-H and FFA section. Judging In the 4-H and FFA section will begin at 10 a.m. Thurs- Temperature Drops to 62 In Blytheville A sudden-cool spell yesterday and last night brought welcome relief from Ihe scorching September heat wave although the u. S. Weather Bureau in Little Rock took the pessimistic stand today thai the coolness will lasl only throughout the weekend. The mercury here yesterday went no higher than 86 degrees, according to Robert E. Hlaylock. official weather observer. And It was cooler lasl night than it has been since July 22. The mercury dipped to a low of 02 degrees. Only July 22, it dropped to 51 degrees. According to early reports, Blv- thevillc's minimum tcmpcralnrc last night was the lowest in the stale. Fort Smith had Ihc next lowest reading. 67 degrees. Yesterday's maximum temperatures throughout the slate weix mostly In the middle 80'a. And total precipitation was more than six inches. Other maximum:;: Monticello 93, Bnlcsvlllc 85. Litllc Uock 84. Tcx- arkana 81, Harrison 80, and Fort- Smith 19. The miniimims ranged from 62 here to 73 at Monticello. Fort Smith had 2.14 Inches ol ruin. The forecast for Arkansas: Continued cool today, with scattered Ihundershowers in the Southeast portion. day. Sept. 25. There will be 18 classes. ' four group classes and five fat barrow divisions judged in the Swlnc De- 4,-H and FFA be judged. partmcnt. In the section, 13 classes The rules also state that all animals shall be the property ol the exhibitor and appear as such oa records ol their respective breed association at 30 days prior to the dale of the show. No more than two premiums may be received by one exhibitor 1n any one class. All exhibitors will be required to supply bedding and feed lor their animals although attendants will feed them on request. No liability for sickness or damage to any" animal will be assumed by the department or Fair '~ sociation. the rules also state. As- Gandhi Visits Camp Filled With Refugees NEW DELHf, Sept. 13. (UP)—A police escort today beat back with riot clubs a mob of thousands of frenzied Moslem refugees which cheered Mohandas K. Gandhi on his appearance at Iheir camp. The Moslems went wild with enthusiasm when Gandhi paid a surprise visit to tho huRe Purana Qila refuccc camp v.-lierc some 50,000 of the Moslem:; arc housed awaiting transportation to Pakistan. Word of Gandhi's presence spread rapidly through the camp and the I^foslcins thronged alxmt him, cheering and seeking to touch his garments. Police finally had to 'intervene to protect Gandhi from the crowd's enthusiasm. The Moslems have pinned their hopes on the personal efforts of Gandhi lo bring to an end the wild rampage ot massacre, rape and arson which lias broken out between tho Hindus and Moslems. Police finally managed to clear a lane lo allow Gandhi and his party lo leave Ihe camp which is inside the crumbling walls of the picturesque Hcd Fort built hundreds of years ago by India's mogul emperors. Diplomats Watch Situation in Iran Western Powers Oppose Politicol Concessions to Russia BY EUWAK1) V. ROBERTS (ITiiilcd Press Staff Correspondent) LONDON, Sept. 13. (UP)—Diplomatic observers said today, that soon - er or later Iran would have to make concessions to Russia, and economic concessions were lo be preferred over political concessions. It was taken lor granted in London that in the long run Trail could not afford an unfiendly attitude toward Russia. The observations were in connection with i report that the British envoy in Iran had advised the government to keep the door open for further discussions with Russia it parliament 'irejecl agreement. George V. ___.., dor to Tehran.;ji»iii£4li»!i TJ«ur»- day night that she wimM h»»e trie full support of the United Slates In resisting any aggressive foreign demands for oil concessions. The Iranian parliament will meet soon to'act on a draft agreement drawn v up in 1945. It would rjive Russia u 50-year oil concession ir Iran, with the Soviets holding 51 per cent of the stbcic lor the firs 1 25 years. Informed diplomatic sources said Britain was ready to consider economic concessions in order to prevent political or military encroach- mcnt.s by Russia in her search lo: Iranian oil. It was known that Foreign S?c rclary Ernest Bcvin had insructcd Sir J. H. Lc Rongelcl .British am bnssador to Iran, lo continue til present British policy of advisin: the Iranian government against any anti-Soviet provocations. However, it was emphasized tha a conciliatory altitude toward Tins sia should not be detrimental :i anyway to the sovereign riglils an: territoriHl integrity of Iran. Diplomatic quarters professed t< sec no basic difference in principl' between Ihe American and Dritisl approach, as lx>lh wanlcd lo se the Iranians masters of their O'.vi house. 'But it was admitted Ihat crrtain diflercnccs In methods ex- Europe is Urged To Show More Determination State Department Official Insists on New Study of Needs By JOSEPH W. C.KH'.C, {United Press Slaff Correspondent) PARIS. Sept. 13. tUI'l — Sixteen European countries began redrafting a ic|x>rt of their needs, resources and Intentions today wllh the aim of convincing the U. S Congress that It should invest $22 - MD.COO.OOC in their future. The blueprint of the European Cooperation Committee was due next Monday. It, was about read* when will Clayton, u. S. undersecretary of state, demanded that it lie done over. An aulhoritalive American source said Ihe ropor lo Washington ••must, above all, be convincing to Congress." Clayton called for a greater dc- mpnslralion ci European detei 1 - minatlon lo help itself and for ai asliig of trade barriers wind ramp continental economy. a<: ording to Sir Oliver Franks, pre idcnt of the committee. Foreign ministers ready to leavi or PurU; or already on Iheiv wa; irrc for the wlnciup ccreinonlc: if Ihe conference and raliftcatloi if the report Monday called o: heir plans. The committee wen -ack to work in hope of devising more acceptable document with :i a week. Customs Union Idea Favored The first itdvance on the new !ac! vas the launching oi a plan V arm a 13-nation study group I •xamme the possibilities of sclti / ip a Western European custom inion. U. S. quarters said Clayton In listed that the customs union was he sort of dramatic move likely to mpress Congress. A spokcsmafiv'said the idea or a customs union "packs jovernment's Market Tactics Warned for Increase in Prices By El.MIK C. WALZER United rrrtx ftiunrlil Editor NKW YORK, Sept. " 1». <U.I>)—Two nulhoritntlve L-PS today charged that (He United States Government's nai'kot tactics have been a major fitctor in the recent sharp ulvancc in food prices. ' j A. W. Zelomek, president; of tho International Statistical lUireiui, and Hie magazine Business Week, in its current issue, indicated that the government lias Ijcen abiding and abutting the speculators by i bidding uji grain prices and talking up other prices through predictions of government. bureaus. *— . out Is (hnl these crops, .small though they are,- will »t least meet fowl requirements for the nrxt H>ur to eight months utter the harvest depending on (he country and the .slw of the crop. H Is no exaggeration to say thnt nuiojw would not starve |f not a single bushel of grain were -shipped from the United Slates In Ihe last four months ol Ihls year. Business Week, in Us current Issue, holds lliat "pf.ces would quickly reverse themselves if the government slopped buying grain.' 1 VSclomck, taking a similar stand, believes alter a two-month trip a- brond lo study conditions that, Euro|>£ Is not lu Immcdlalc ncfd of our grain and that purchases could be slopped until Ihc markeU Declined. Zelomek pointed out Ihnl the i "Europe's wmst need for "Marshall Plan" Is not even yet grains will come al Ihe lall end ol a plan and Hint Congress will do the wason, nflur lliat continent':, last advance said. Thnt rise, Xclomck. nothing about it for some month.% yet. it has nc connection with the food prices, ho who si>cnt May and June In Europe studying conditions, said has been caused chiefly by two factors: "1. A reduction of the corn crop, which Is basic, to iv Rrcat -innviy foods, by pool weather, 'mis has been nil act or God. about which nothing cun be done. "2. 'Hie lack of Intelligence ln| the way the government lins h:i"*-j led large exports of food, particularly grains, to Europe. Tpis Is an act of man. al>oul which some-; thing could be done. "The first .'net. Unit Europe.'is' hungry and its crops this year poor, Is well known. Says Europe Not Starving < "What has never been pointed own supplies arc exhausted; tin we are making our biggest shipments al the bCBinnlni! ol the sen- son, when EuropCBn .supplies an. grealrst." Business week said, "speculator have learned these last two years thai the grain market Is a onc-wnj street. Washington buying make ttiftt so. From now should buy strength. Uie U. a on .'weakness, not 01 "More caieftll U. S. buying woulc affect prices olher lhajv grains. '"The government not only I in been talking other prices up al th same time. : "When Washington officials In! about higher eggs mid milk llil Winter and bcc[ next Summer, cv eryone. raises his price Ideas now Tluil's what swept food prices u Ifisfc week and this," the uiaga zine said. more punch than a lot of figures, no matter what they mean." The i study group will consist of Belgium. Luxembourg and Holland as inviting powers, plus Austria, Great Britain. Denmark. France, Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Portugal and Turkey. As announced by Ihe French foreign office, the plan envisaged participation by all members of the 16-nation economic cooperation committee except Norway. Sweden and Switzerland. The announcement said anyi other slates which desired be Invited to •ill ''t tb^jr committee had xtfnellon lo v accept hi.", advice on the redrafting. Asked If he still were confident of thV ultimate success of the Paris Conference he replied. "I cannot believe otherwise." Truman Urged To Make Jaunt Across the U.S. BY JOHN L. STEELE (Unitrd Press Staff <,'or res pond cut) WASHINGTON, Sept. 13. IUP> — PrcKirlpnl Truman on his return here nrxt week \viJl be urged by sonic of his congressional lieutenants to his bags packed and join the westward trek of 1018 presidential hopKuls, it was learned !,o- day. His ;iiric,s uminLain Mint (his fait will be Mr. Truman's East opportunity tn make a tour of key Mid-West a campaign Railroads Plead For Higher Rates Competition . Thicken, Airlines Showing Increase WASHINGTON. Sept. 13. tUP) — A siwkesman for the nation's railroads suld today the curlers, inuet be granted ^higher freight r>U^ modernize equlpmcnt:'lo Xflftt Marshall Plans For UN Strategy ; Secretary of State j, Hopes to Wrest ; Initiative fronii Soviets "ever-grovlnj" obcrt A E. WoodrutT, Cleve! president ^of the Erie Railroad, told an Intcrstktc Commerce .Commission freight rate hearing |hat Ihe railroads now are "not receiving a fair living wage." Woodruff said the railroads arc earning less than half .the amount they should to meet' their obligni- lions lo the public. The ICC Is holdhii! hearings o;i the railroads' request for an immediate "interim" 10 per cent Increase In freight rates,, pending final action on their request for over-all boost. average 27 per cent Woodruff said that'Uo. meet coai- pclltion "railroads must continue to modernize and adequate earnings a're required for such purpose." Present earnings, estimated «t 2.68 per cent on the capital investment, arc Inadequate, he said. "No industry can long survive and its obligations to ttic public political overtones ol year. islcd. fulfill In an efficient manner under' such - - . low earnings." Ihc Eric official said. and Far West slates, free from tli-j 1 R. J. DOM. Wilmington. N. C.. —, = . = ..., ., .. - •.„., 'vice-president of Ihc Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, said thai his line is in "urgent need" of increased revenues lo allow purchase of essential new equipment and maintenance repair. Doss said (hat it was only throiieh "drastic curtailment" of the rail- Arizona Man Enters Cotton Picking Event Two more entries—Ihc second and third to date—in Ihc Eighth National Cotton Picking Contest here Oct. 2 have been received by Ihc Junior Chamber of Commerce contest committee, it was announced today. Tlic latcsl entrants arc Raymond Low of Avomlp.le, Ariz., and Scrgt. Garland Wilson, attached to the -- • - .. .. , ,,, Army Recruiting Station at Jones- I n ""'"I 0 cf ""WPret'O" ' n!> ''?~* 1 , Ijoro particular emphasis on Republican Mr THV K ihr- r-r-f n,,i «f ,>„.„ ' party budget cutting in this field. r£^to J£*"» "££$$£.\,*-™ politically " OIC1U bsuc of This year's event will he the first cotton picking contest in which he has comjwted. Oh flic proposed sojourn, the President would criss-cross the political tracks of some Republican leaders, from .uuong whom his 1943 Presidential opponent may be chosen— COY. Thomas K. Dewcy of New York. Sen. Hubert A. Tat', at Ohio. Harold E. Slusscn and House Speaker Josoph W. Martin. Jr.. of Massachusetts. Those r.losc to Mr. Truman on capital hill arc confident thai such a .swiiiR around the country would offset any gains his potential GOP foes may' make on their travels. I» addition. Itiesn presidential advisers feel tha'. .since Mr. Truman has found time to visit Mexico and Brazil, m's travels should also include the United Stales it.self. Those suggesting the trip admit, that politics cannot be wholly divorced from the journey. Hut they would like the Prcsirienl to ccnlcr his attention on two issues: 1. Hood control, irrigation and reclamation i; rejects—traditionally ; NEW YORK. Sept. .n. IU!') — Secretary. of state GeorgcVC. Mar- disclosed to the diplomats and of hla United Nations dele- the United 'Stiite; ;ini the initiative 'from t . Uu -ImiJeiidlng. '.of the UN General As- Ill ' an all-day briefing session at American delegation headquarters, Marshall laid down the lines of an ngresslve American program pn the eitplosive Issues of Palestine. the Big Five veto power, the Easi- West- stnleniale -over world atomic energy control and the other crucial political problems confronting the 55 United Nations. 'An American spokesman said the results ol the day's briefing session would not be made until late today If at all. : By the thne the world's town meeting convenes Tuesday morning Marshal) ajtd the nine other Amerl- .cah delegates and alternates will have mapped strategy on the whok range ol issues on the nsscmbly'i ;agenda~: : ' The agenda for today's meeting of Ihe Americans included Ihe questions of Palestine. Veto, the Balkan? stalemale. the dlspule over UN members, atomic energy control and gcncrHt dlsarniflmcnt as well HS a series of secondary ix>lltical matters. American officials said Marshal; was encouraging tllsciission of tlu problems by each of Ills subordinates on the delegation, inviting virwK on how the United Staler should implement it.s policy on each »hcn the time comc.s In the three- month assembly -session. . , ias Franchise Jrdinances Are Discussed E. Arkansas Group Plans Next Session Oct. 24 in W. Memphis 'LITTLB HOCK, Ark., Sept. 13.— HIM--Dlrecloi'M of ihn Knst Arkansas Natural Gas Consumers Association In a session horn yestcrdny discussed provisions ot a promised un- lorm gas franchise distribution onl- liuuice to be suhmllted lo the dly councils ol Ihe 22 munlelpnlllles -eekltiK nidural ens as fuel for do- ni'sllc use and to speed the industrialization of I lie men. The gioup scheduled unother mectiiii! for Oct. 31 In West Mem- Phis, the homo ol John Lynch, president ol Die association, who nlso Is secretary of that city's chamber of I'otiimeii'o. At the noxl Hireling It Is planned to designate live Uuslees who will have sole authority to ncuolhilo with distributors ill natural uas seeking the best possible deul for Ihe whole Kml Arkansas area which now must rely on other furls tor heatlnn their homes and operating thoir Industries. The directors in their session hero found that lli« outlook Tor early action towurd obtaining natural (jus is none loo good wl 'h "'" I'tck of plpo lor new dlslr,.nilion lines one of Hie slumblmi; bloeks, Mfndii'r.slilp I'ccs I-\M'<| The. nssocliilion, however, plans lo KO ahead with Us effort to gel cnch of the muulclpalllle.i to puss frun- chlses lo an iin-deslcimlcd distributor and then all of I ho franchises would, under the present plan, be offered lo the dlslrlbulors In u block to provide a major Inducement for re.siXHislble operalors to brln;; a dependable and adequate supply jf natural gas into the area. The nrganimlion'* bl-liuvs wcrj amended yesterday .'ctliiiK up membership lees lor the municipalities which arc Interested In obtaining nalural pas. The fees range Irotn ^ minimum ol J23 to u maximum of $150 with the ii'/o of the municipality gaverniiiK the sire ot tin; membership lee. A committee was npooliilcd to nvtstlgalc the feasibility of scl- mg Ihe association up as a non- irofil organization. Servlnu on this Minnlltca arc: J. T. Horner of Helena, Q. H. Burke ot Marlunna, amcs L\\ng<u\ of Forrest City, a'.Kl '•larold F.!l!s of Winnc. Two Attend from Blythcvlllc B. A. Lynch, president of Ihe Farmers ntink and Trust Co. hen', ind member of the association's ward of director:;, today warned residents of Ibis area against lal:- ng an overly opUmlstic view ot when the fuel will be available. •He and Mayor E. ft. Jackson nnd larrv Paulus. secretary-manager of the Oscccta Chamber ol Commerce, .-cprosonlcd Mississippi County at he board meeting. "Natural gns Is not, Just nround Ihe corner," Mr. Lynch said. "It's i lony way off and will take a lot jf work to pet il. 1 ' Neither natural pis nor pipe to :arry It arc available and It may '3e several years before It can bo jbtnlnrd. Mr. Lynch pointed out. •The availability of pipe is very Jl.scouraging," he said. Tlie board, however, held out hope if getting Intli pipe and pas. Mr. Grain Prices Slump In Wake of Protest By Angry Consumers F k v United Prrss ••• lUiyer rosislance to high prices appeared to be meeting with ut [oust temporary KUCCCSH today. Grain prices, which dropped sharply on the Chicago Hoard of Trade yesterday, moved irregularly on the Chicago |{*\iii./i ,,r n» i.. *~j— . Hoard of Trade today. Meanwhile two authoritative buBincas sources charged thai the government's market tactics were an important i l\ (' T ni* lit I'PCniii im\ 111 r\v*!/in !..^... n .. .. factor in gram price increases. + The Magazine Business Week said "prices would quickly reverse themselves If the government stopped buying grain." Speculators In some markets had made "tremendous profits by betting that the Marshall plan will cause a further round ol exaggerated price Inflation." Secretary • 'of. Commerce Averell Harrlman said that wasn't so. H? said tho prices were due to tho fact thai "peoplti have more money to spend for foo'd and they are bidding against each other lor the Icicd that Is brought to market." " ;,K!rrSe *« oT I,* ^ ^^^^^ Hurricane Heads Toward the U.S. Storm is Located North of Puerto Rico; Moving to Northwest road's program of maintenance and rehabilitation thai it has been able to show a net operating Income. DurliiK the first six months (if tills year Atlantic net Income amounted to more than $.'!.000.000. ho said. However, because of increased cost of materials since mid-year and Ihc recent wage boosts, lh c railroad will show a deficit of $700,000 during the last six months ol 19!7, Doss said. BlythcYille Police Asked By Pennsylvania Woman ~o Help Locate Brother Atlantic with winds up to 143 miles an hour was located 250 miles north of Puerto Rico nt 11:15 a.m., KST. and moving toward Ihe United Slates mainland fit a speed of 20 miles uu hour. The weather buruau said In Its Intent, ndvisory the florin was expected lo continue, a northwest- wardly movement for the next 18 hours with u possible slow CIU-VB 'o the northward alter Hint. The wlinlK luivc hurricane lorce over nn areu 100 miles wide nn«l -nlcs extend outward 20D miles lo North urrd Enst of the ccnlor. Hie advisory .said. Tin- slorm lashed across Ihe direct sea lanes -between the U. S. mill Soulh America and the Wcn- •her llmcau urged "extreme cau- 'lon" for all ships In Its |iu|.|i. •I he Battleship Missouri, bringing President Truman bnck to the United Stales from Dra/.il. was still l,ODO •iillns from the hurricane and could veer irom Hie path ot the slorm 'iy shifting course. The battle wagon vas.receiving up-to-the-minute ad-! 'Ices on the hurricane. Meanwhile, the Weather Bureau aid storm winnings have beau low- red in the L.:srtor Anlll>;i and there vas no lurlhcr danger to these 1s- or to Puerto Illco. Oihrf Storms Recalled ' H was such n tropic-spawned term in the lute 30'fi that barreled ip the East Coast, turned'out (p s*:i' ind (hen smashed inland with dev- istatltig force on New England. Another similar hurricane a'year before blasted inland uround Ohur- eslon, S. C.. causing heavy property lamagc hut. light cn.sualties since nost residents had been evacuated. Plans to "Irombard" the hurricane vlth dry Ice In a plan lo dlss.lpnte I were cancelled by General Elcc- ric Scientist:; at Schcncctiidy. N. Y. The scientists said they weren't eady yet to battle the blow and •,hat the current storm had loo •inch of a hond start on them. The experiment, however, will be '.ried on a later storm with a "sced- jr" 'Q-17 dropping dry ice Into Hit; nass of troubled air when it first •.tarts whirling with Hurricane force, .slid, and t.hc consensus or | Under the plan, thn dry Ice would Is members was to krrp working on Iho project until the litcl is obtained. Livestock ST. I-OUIR NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. III.. Sept. 13. (UP> — IUSDA)— Weekly livestock: Hogs 300; butcher hogs, barrows and Kllt,s, generally r»f)c lower than early Friday. Top 2!>.25. Packinit sows, steady. Compared with closn of last week, barrows and gilts, all wcighUs, SI higher; very spotted on heavier weights, some of which are $2 or more higher; cows, $2 to 2.SO higher. Cattle 300. Calves -40. Earmarked Negro Appeals $50 Fine For Running Stop Sign Jolm Griggs. Blythcvillc Negro was fined $50 nnd cost.s in Municipal Court this morning on a charge of running a stop sign. An appeal taking the decision to Circuit Court was granted and bond set at S150. Griggs was arrested Sept. 1 after his car collided with <i car driven by Mrs. Lewis J. Partridge ot nlytUeville at the intersection of Broadway and Chickasawba. Grig«B entfrt'd a plp;\ of not ;:nilly. Scrgl. Wilson, also a first-lime competitor, has been granted a two-day furlough by Ihc Army so that he may take part in the con- tcst. Owner of n 113-acre farm near Ravcndcn Springs, in Randolph County, Scrgt. Wilson said he has been practicing every day on the J. A. Davis farm near Neltlelon. He reported that all ihe colton on his farm was damaged this year during the hot weather. Sergt. Wilson served in the Marine Corps for six years before enlisting in the Army last monlh. He served in Ihc Pacific Theater with the Marines lor 20 months. The first entry in Ihc 1947 conies', was (Bennle Overtoil of Blythe- vlllr. prices. Crowd Menaces Officer Who Killed His Prisoner OAKLAND CITY. Ind.. Sept. 1! IU.P.) — Lawrence Johnson, 41 night marshal here, was menaced by an angry crowd of townspeople today after killing a man lie had arrested and was held in a state police barracks at his o\vn recpicsl state officers said. Courts to Convene A session of common plea Court will be convened at the court house hers Tuesday will County Judge Roland Green nrc sidiny. Chancellor Francis Cherry o Jcncsboro will preside at a clian eery Court session in Osccol Monday. Mrs. F. H. Kcssler •Shore, pa., today Is .seeking infor- for Monday—compared with close I last weeX good and choice steers and heifers 50c lo $1.00 higher; common and medium ftOc lower; cows generally slcady lo strong; hulls strong to 25.C higher; vcalers area as "to the 1 ^Oc higher; replacement steers lirm; of .Jersey a brother she has from whom she nation In this vhcrcnbouts of lever seen and vas separated [our day.s alter her birth. The brollier i.s Jacob Hath. In a ctter to Blylhcvillc police, Mrs. Kessler said he was from 40 to 45 years of age. They wore separated four days after their mother. Mrs Nellie "trayer Rath, died following Ihe birth of Mrs. Krssler Dec. 1913. In Jersey Shore. Their father wns George W. Rath and her maiden name was Helen Rath, she wrote. She. has two other brothers. Erdman and Lcc Rath, the letter said. Although the letter did not say more about her father, he apparently died shortly after his wife's dealh as Mrs. Kosslcr wrote that she was placed in an orphanage at the age of three months. Mrs. Kessler resides al 226 Maple Strfpt 'in Jersey tops for the week: average choice 1185 Ib. steers 33.00; 1064 Ib. steers 33.25 (record topi (r.w 8W Hi. sleets. 13.50: choice 8M Ib. mixed steers and hellers 33.00; choice M8 Ib. straight heifers 31.00: Rood cows 19.50: good beef bulls 18.2ft: odd- head 18.50; good sausage bulls 1150; choice venters 29.00; choice feeder steers, 25.50. Bulk for the week: low and average choice steers. 30.0033.00; "good steers 26.00-23.50; medium, 20.50-25.50; common and low medium 16.50-19.00; good and choice helters and mixed yearlings, 26.0031.00; medium 18.00-24.50: common. 14.00-17.00; good cows 17.00-1850. N. Y. Cotton Open High low Close March 3128 3HT 3121 3140 May July Tuberculosis Association Leaders Meet been elci'lcd a uicml'r-r of the board of directors ol Ihe Aikansa.s Tuberculosis A.s.socialLori. it. was announced today by Mrs. C. G .Redman, executive secretary ol Ihe Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association. Mr. Sullivan ivas named a director Irom Mississippi Colinly at a stale meeting nf Die Association in Little Rock whirl! he and Mrs. Redman atlendcd Wednesday and Tlnnsday. The slate meeting was in the form ol a workshop for cxcrulivc sccrc- laries of the Tuberculosis Association and \va.s held concurrer.tly with a meeting of the board of directors en Thursday. Dr. A. C. Curtis ol the State Boaid ol Health was a*guest speaker on the second day of the meeting aivl pointed out that 7,14-1 cases of tu- bcrculcsis were reported in Arkansas in 1916. Ol these. 5.5VH were cither active or undetermined, he said. He also stressed lhat planning and setting up of x-ray clini-s will be done by the association in the future while thr Hoard of Health will handle thr medical work. The first day ol the meeting was devoted lo discussions ot Ihc county programs. Christmas seal sales was tlic major lopic on the second day. Dr. J. D. Riley, superintendent of tlic stale sanitarium at Boone- villc. presided at tho meeting. Ur Brian E. Barlow of Dormolt \v«b elected president of the associatlor Thursday, succeeding Dr. Riloy. Oct. DfC. 3100 3033 3152 3132 3050 3180 3109 3027 3147 3125 3045 31721 Weather ARKANSAS—Fair today, tonigh 3135 3150 3129 3H7 and Sunday. Wanner Sunday. educe the storm lo an ordinary alnslorin. Magnolia Courts, Blytheville Firm Dbtains Charter Articles of Incorporation were tiled n Little Rock yesterday wllh Hcc- Tlfiry of Suite C. Ci. Hall by Mne- icilln Courts. Inc.. of niythcvillc. a renl estate firm. Max l/igan. Blytheville real cs- .alc agent, Is chief stockholder and Jesse Taylor. Blytlicvlltc attorney, \-a:; named resident agent. Authorised capita] was listed ar; 25.000 of which $1000 luis been ssued. » Articles of incorporation for three other Arkansas organizations also vere filed yeslerday. These were the nrcrnational Duck Callers Contest. Inc., which sponsors the annual event al Stnltgail, and the Coni- nercial Credit Plan, Inc.. and Parkwood Homes, bolh Tort Smith firms. (he price spiral li ebetkej It woulil Irad to annlhtr dtpre^aloh. The federal government stepped In to try to help. U served 13 subpoenas on major meat packers", demanding their' apjiearance ; next week before a special, grand'Jury nt Chicago which will investigate high meat prices. As the fight ngdlnst high price's developed across the country, sigm ol alarm crept Into the markets and rclnll circles, . Corn nnd wheat prices took a nore-dlvc, at least temporarily. Hogs told 113 much as 52 a hundredweight below Thursday's all-lime' highs. Hiultev and egg piices dropped the maximum amount possible In one day's market trading. •• Market experts sa'.d the drop was due to buyer resistance, talk of restoration of government price controls and the increased margin re- nulrements on the Chicago Board ol Trndc. , ' " " The drop. If continued, was expected to show at the retail levo in several weeks. ; Tho drive on prices made foi strange allies.. • .Oh I, ho West. Coast, .where he I Bounding out his presidential 1 pos stbnitlcs. Sen.. R^bcvt A.' Taft, R O., advocnlcd-.buyers'^roiivtuifle. . Tsffn arirlr* was: »EjtlM> food •nil leu extravagant too*."He wns Jjlned In hie views b. CIO labor lenders. At Buffalo, tt. V Walter Reuther. president of there United y.tito Workers,' collei for a coordinated nationwide buy crs' strike. At Chicago, the light against hljl prices took a. new turn. Two hundre< and fifty South Side retailers threat filed to boycott manufacturers an wholesalers who Insist on.unjiu price Increases. Ths named.a com miltce to meet with Mayor Marfl Kcnnelly to plan a mass meeting c all Chicago merchants: Meanwhile, nt the Chicago Feds ral Building a grand Jury .prepare to launch an Investigation into hig pi;lcrs ncx'- week. Meat prices wer the first order ol business. ! Thc jur Is expected to extend Its inquiry t other focd prices later. Tlit subpoenas issued yesterda Included the "Big Four" of the pack ing industry—Armour, Swift, Wil son nnd Cticlahy. The American Meat Institute, ol ficlal spokesman for the packer said the Industry l\nd nothing \ hide. It said "any allegation" th: the prirc of meal has been, or en be. controlled by the Industry wou be sheer nonsense." - '- Officials in Venezuela Foil Revolutionary Plot CARACAS, Venezuela. Sept. 13. (UP) — A plot to overthrow the government of President Romulo Betancoiirt was put down by authorities yesterday. An of.'lclal communique said the leaders of the movement had been arrested; that the plot had ramifications In both Eastern and Western Venezuela nnd that large quan- lilles cf arms and regular army uniforms had been seized. Complete calm prevails through out the country, the communique said. Governors to COLUMBIA. S. C., Sept. 13. (UP) —Gov. J. Slrom Thurmond, a. member of Ihe Southern Governor's Freight Rate Committee, will welcome agricultural represenla- Uvcs from .six southern slates at their meeting here Sept. 17-18. At the meeting, ways and means lo combat proposed freight rate Increases on "agricultural and allied products were to be discussed. Telephone Lines Hum WILMINGTON, N. C., Sept. 1 CUP)—Housewives today reported lood of Iclephonc calls asking the not to buy meat, butter and oth :ngh-pricrd items. -. 1 hey said they did not know wh us responsible for the campali but that U appeared to be well-c nizi'd and spreading as otli housewives liked the Idea nnrt cal! .heir friend:?. Blytheville Woman Diet Suddenly; Rites Sunday Funeral services will be held morrow at H a.m. at Corinth Bi list Church, near Chesterfii Tenn.. for Mrs. Nona E. MUIs," who died suddenly at 5 a.m! tcx loday al her home here. She \ the wife of Walter Mills. Burial will-be In Corinth Cen lery. Other than her husband she survived by (our sons, Cury-iV^ or Cincinnati), Ohio, Charles,' Jan and Hoy Mills all of Btythevil three daughters. Golden and Be Sue ot Blythevlllc and Mrs. Kat Iccn Davis of Lepanlo; two slstc Mrs. Cora Moody of Blytheville J Mrs. Lola Johnson of Lcxingti Tenn. Holl Funeral Home Is In char fight Stores to Close For Jewish Hew Year Eight Blytlieville stores will closed all day Monday for obsei ancc of the Jewish New Y«r. Slores closing are the New Yi Store, Jledel's Dry Good* Sk Zellner Slipper Shop, Ht*t W« ing Apparel, Felnberg's = Pun. Shop, Lanslcy's Bargain Otater, I Bee Hive, and Grubtr's Store.

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