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BLYTHEVILLE DOMINANT YOU XT/1V—NO. 284 Hlythcvllle Courier Blythevillc Dally News Mississippi Valley Leader niylhevllle Herald AKKANSAS AND souTiifcAS'i wisaouiu _HL,V^HKV||,I,K, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, KKHKUARY 2(5, I'M 8 S1XTKICN J'ArjKS is Silenced ^^ T ^fc«^te^"s*rf^ SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS By Hands Behind The Iron Curtain I PRAGUK, Fob. 26. (U.P.)—Communist Premier Kole- mient GoLtwMld launched a sweeping purge of public offices and industry toilny lo eonsoliclsile his hold on t'/.cdioslovakiii He also onlerod two days of nation-wide (teimmstnitioiis to celebrate his lightning coup that put Communists in com- nlntn f^nti*/il j- -"*•> Moves 'Curtain' B) Norm.m MontHllrr ° f " U ' St [Miunf *""' plete control The purge ranged from ministries lo honorary societies. The Interior ministry said every public of- tlce, Including embassies and legations aboard, would be [imgcd of opposition elements. The Communists apparently had illonced President Eduard lienes. A spokesman at the president's ol- I fice said he had no plans lo speak i or issue a commimique loday. Benes cancelled a scheduled radio speech last night. "There \vill be no speech, no com- mnnit|iie," the .spokesman saici. "There will be nothing f -Ay." i The pnrjje will be c :ii out by the trade union actioi o.nnittlees which helped lhe Con. ••.' -,-con- IroJIeft secret police seize power in five days in a nation of 12,000,000 ! people. j Whether or not tlie purge would • include the embassies and legations of foreign countries in Czechoslovakia remained to be seen. The Com- Ihal perhaps the Socialist-Corn minLsl bloc is stronger Ihnn was jt'lievcd. Wedded with the Socialists. Co !><>! P r e m i p r munist-co.itioiled newspaper Mlada i Gottwald of Czechoslovakia wa"one Fronta charged that the U. S. and of lhe principal figures In the'fore- British consulates in Bratislava had ' organized espionage against the ground as another republic in Enr • - ..- - n *.,*. ope was shunted behind the iron naiion. BriUslava is the capital of ' curtain this week with the yieldin Slovakia. f'astcrn-most nearest. Russia. The United states does not have an official consulate in Bratislava, but has been preparing to nnen one on March 1. Claiborne Vll, of New York and Newport, had *Ticn detached us third secretary of the Prague embassy to open ' the Bratislava office. Pell declined to comment on (he charges that the Western embassies harbored spies but a British embassy spokesman said they were "pure nonsense' with "absolutely no foundation." Celebralitm is Ordered The purge was opened in a mood of festive gaiety as the Communists began two days of national celebration to mark their victory. First target of the action committees were the non-Communist min- province : of President Bciies to the demands for a Communist dominated cabinet. The coup was staged without , bloodshed. Pressure Too Much for Benes President Forced To Yield to Reds; Future Uncertain By Richard Clark (United Press Slaft Correspondent PRAGUE. Feb. 20. (UPi President Ednard Benes bowed to Communist demands under duress to n 'leu !»" "'* " The jfencral impression is that )'ro, m >r Alt-id* <\c Casporl. nlotiir with Vic. IMM. Sar««al and Ran.lolfo l>acciar«li, »u'o fnmklv worried There are parallels and differ-* -------- ......... _.._ ....... . ......... '. _ _ __ between Italy and Cxechos- ,-«>.->..i >«.ii>v-vil luuy rtlltl ^/.CCIIUS- t ovakia affecting ilie Communisl | l rll 'ction. making it the .slions- With lhe moral and material help .- <" 'he United Stales. Ihey Riicceed- Obsorvcrs assessing the dilfercii.-d j "1 in throwing lhe Comniiinhl.i out were confronted by the observation chances ol dominating Italy, but j he modcraic leaders know it could lappeu here. o( the liovi'Limu'iit last May. Tills gave Italy's moderate government the ministry of Ihe interior, which controls the police—the all-impoitaiu card which the Com- nuviu^u (sun me socialists, lllii "ii-tmiAjf uiui tarn wlllCJl Llie (JOlll- tommiiinsis polled 39 per cent of I niimisis bold in CzccliuslaviikJn. he popular vote in 1910. They have t Through lhe police, lhe Czech mere-used Iheir sirenglh since and I Communists were able lo seize con- 3|)enly proclaim they will gel from i ''»! with Hie help of Irnde union ope 45 lo 51 per cent in* the lion. xt elec- action committees. Italian Communists also control r ^UI[IIIIIIIIL.S[.S also coniioi III Gzerhoslovukia. the Commnn- Ihe labor unions. They eonlrol — --•••-.... v.._ uu»,>.>t>,.- i me- inm)i unions, i ney Isls polled only 38 per cent of Hie i partisan orRaniintions ^u-mB-i- vote, bin ihis made them the nized and apparently wvll-anui-d. stroiiBCSl party. j O n their side also is a widespread I here was this difference. The : press network of propasandii Italian Christian Democrat Parly; chmllaii LVmomit leaders nd- poiniini; out Hint Cwcliosloknklii 1.1 go almost as many votes as the I mi, they are most worried over the : Slav- in character a, 1 ,! close lo 1 us- Socialist-Commiinist bloc In tiie • faci they expected Czechoslovakia sla with a slronif Deinoci'HlIc tnidlllon between wars, lo be. able lo wllh- Mnnd Communist pressure If any nation could. They are ivonled Hint Italy, which follflwctl Fascism between wars, mii'.hl find even less ftillli In cle- mixracy than Czechoslovakia did. In favor of lhe anll-ConimuntsIs, however, was (he slionijer organi- sation of (lie Catholic Church here than In Czecluislova. F.very iimi-Coiniiiunlsl ni'wspnjier from the Alps smith lo Sicily wn.s spi'c.iilntliin on lhe relationship ol Czechoslovakia to the Ilallun sll- ualion. Group Favors Contest for 1948 Joyctes Commended For Sponsoring Event Conducted in 1947 I'olnlliiR lo Us success and detln- ulle aid to soybean prmlnctlon In Ihe county In inn. the Htivbenn PlnnnhiK Siib-coinuiHIci- nf th, Mississippi Couilly Axrlnillnnil When asked what they think nbonl Czechoslovakia, people on (he street shrug and sn.v "Whnt dlil yon expect?" They elaborate by out Hint GV/TlKisloknklu Dense Fog Interferes With Operation of Grade Crossing Barriers \ FOR was added this mortilii R to ! the wide vnrlrl} 1 of weather experienced in nlythcvillc In recent i weeks and for a while it was so dense that it Interfered with Ihe 1 operalion or the Frisco Railroad's i Kiadc crossing barriers at Main, ! WaJimt nnd Ash streets and Chtck- Aveimc, Anti-Lynch Bill Heads for Test House Committee Approval Expected; Big Battle Looms WorldFaith i Facing Test Over Palestine Dispute I.AKK SlICCHSS, Fob. 26. (U.P.)-Sccret«ry.Gener»l I IJKVP Lie of thn United Nations said today that world con- fxtciu',. in .(ho United Nations will crumble" if "nothintr ban- pens ' to provont cliuos in Palestine. l.ic siii.t n( n news coaCcrent'e the UN was responsible " "' ..... ll "'»' "I ll >« Holy Land and, in the light O f its Pales' Communist Coup Brings Protests United States, Britain And France Join in Opposing Power Grab WASHINGTON. Feb. 25. njp) — The United Slulcs, Great Britain and Prance today denounced tin: Communist coup in Czechoslovak!.! PS establishment ol "a disguised dictatorship." Tlie three-power statement charged that event.", in Czechoslovakia jeopardized "the very existence ol Hie principles of liberty." The communique was issued here, in London, and in pans. The communique said the consequences of the Coininuilisl seizure , - -- ---••• i--> j . ."•'& ..i m^ ujj- of power could only be "disastrous" 1 ,' ' "•'"• Wednesday to 7 : pnrcntly blocked committee action for the Czechoslnic rpmiio .a.m. today. O11 anli-lviichlnir leetslaMnn u-iil.-h To provide greater safety, rall- ^ •r£^^ a ™ m ^^ linen ,|ny considered but failed lo net on " bitterly The proposal to mnke a lynching al each Intersection to conduct mlt belter vlsnblllty from the control tower. There was n one-degree variation the maximum and minimum llolrl Noble last nighi. icconunon- di'd Hull Hie Soyhcnn Yield Contest bo conllimril In 11)18, Members nf lhe Mib-t imlllcc, eelhiK In anniinl session to consider plans for the contlnn y*ar. voted lhat n teller of Cdiiimendnllon be SL 'nt I" lhe IllyllicvllH- Junior Chumbi'r of CnmnuTCl'. sponsors ol lhe conicsl last year, on ih<! work done lownrd milking lhe conU'sl (he success It was, along with an Ilivllnllon for lhe Jnyci'i'S to sponsor Ihe event again Ihl.s vnn. Hair inn) Bllhrry 'iTrslil,. Coinrnlllee Chairman C.ciugt' llnle "I Bnrdelle, and Count v rtucnt Ki'llh Illlbrey of lilylhcvillc. who pri'slded over lust nlnhl's nice!Ing listed tliu niili'oiiii- of the firsl Hov- Iji'im Yield Coillesl- ns u "big M u;. i-i'ss" and It.s onltnmi 1 "very salli- fnclory." In u report on the rcsnlis of I he ciintesl. Mr. nllluey slated Ihnl Ihe lop nvcraiic per ncre yield In Hie contest was greater Ihnn Ihnl of similar conlesis hold m Mali's which have H much lingei- soybran piodncllon Ihnn diic.i Arkansas. thn business .ses.vl<m which followed a dinner given members •>[ lhe coiiimlllce b.v Die Swlfi oil Mill Compiiny, Ilie Soybean Plnn- nlllg Cnoiip recommended live other major aspeels nt soybenn farinlni! for lhe coining year. They were: 1. Due (o llic growing Ihrcal ol lhe nnnunl bean leaf bdtle Inviislon In this coniily, proper uiilliniilles al the University ol Arkansas' Col- tempcmtures In Blytlicvllle ycstor- ; Trumaii In his recent civil rights day. The low this morning was 52 message lo Congress. A virtual re- J ' ' ycsterdav's maximum : ^'°^ °' Southern DcmoeraU follow-1. Bnrly convening of the House np- • ' — •• >j>i>-ni,,n UL iiiv 1.1 uii'tTi MI.} ni /»inailsus L.OI- or an attempted lynching n federal ) 'W «f Agi'lcnltnie be (.•onlm.-icd |» offense was endorsed by President I conduct research woi k anil oftei i was 53. A litlie more than W half- linch of rain fell In (lie 24-hour per- Silence Marks .. „. president .grvtog ._ „ ^ tible pressure because 'tie saw no other course, and still determined lo dissipnle any impression that he for the Czcchoslak people. The three-power statement wn:, worked out afier consullalions Ian- en on tlie initiative of the United Stales in the past 24 hours. Despite lhe denunciation, there was no indication of a break ui diplomatic relations.- Diplomatic "limning posis" in such Middle Eujrcibean countries are too wi)u*We I to ;the United States. ' ".. p' "| v j Czechs May Lose Funds The brnv.'c.s't blow to Czechoslai'- A4/SSCO Jewish Appeal Quotq on was approved by a snbcoiranlllce yesterday. The House met at 11 a.m. EST.. an hour earlier than usual. Jndielnry members said the bill probably would have been ipproved If they had Imrt the usual additional hour |o work on U. Tn*^ rule* pjphlblt B committee tfom alttlnjt »hi]e the Home ^ '" icuion unleu p'rlor approval of the 'Hwist hnii* been obtained. The committee plans to resume Its deliberations lomorrnw. There was no iiuestlon bill Unit ivas expRcled lo be financial. ' soul ever set by the Mississippi a^- iiollier day or two, and '. lion probably means the end ol any t " " ----- ' " — " ...... ••••.. "'' '•eltlenient. of displaced and r wollkl make 30Inc St ' llcmen1 " in China and Palestine. Members of the Senate Foreirn Relations Committee were pledged advanc to remain tight-lipped after immediate hopes that the Cr-cchos- i In about Marshall's testimony after ". " ' ;• . " , ;; th u ^r^a^li""" f ^"Mtc™?,^^^ suss: ap.JearSicfSC ^ £^£ ee %™" ^' «"* ^ «*' or lake soiiie action to make clear lovak sovcrnmciu'will Ret ! p.,,.;/,,; " to the world how he felt. j of a 5353.0CO.OCO loan it is scckiii" : pillMtlnc - ncslgnatlon or flight from the j Irom the International Bank. Tlie loan was requested since July I. 194S. Since the U. S. has tile dominant influence in the bank, it | could block nny action. m txnh Europe and „= last Summer. He has largely discontinued the practice of ni°<; I tllv ' i)u ^^'-^ lj " /11 "* i" r ."v- ".* «•'"predecessor, James F Bvrne- «•!,„! 1>lcsirtrlU nlartc "° "K 1 " 1 * 011 of any F •--•-• ' ' ' ,: w no 1 restrictions teint: imtxxsctl on his * a llifllC- ' . . . ..... 'The suggestion ot flight by the discus- held frequent round-table sions with the legislators. Among other things Marshall was to be questioned on how far the U. S. should go in furnishing arms and munitions to the anti-Communist forces of Chiang Kai Slick In supporting the administration's action, and carried the implicit idea I that he could leave Czechoslovakia |, c tv.intcrt to, Czechoslovakia owes tlie U S Bxport-lmport Bank S21.00D.OSO in cotton and tobacco loan made in iv «T"n"nnnnnn ••„' ...... ;"••—••"•"":> idea of Irving to reverse th e aid no "on-military" Chi- munist victory at the ballot M •• ' • "• : ":.. . "in me country s cunlt Another possible course seen by t hc Communists probably the official wns that Henes might ' ' • i«uu,iui> imdeitake to maintain his influence among tiie voters wilh the idea of trying to reverse the Com- _;,. „ . v, ^ ~,i.- i munist victory al tne rjanoi box on House commiUee r r 'V' ali WarnC " thc ch ' lllcc triat volillp ln a ">' " lcc - Hoasc committee last week that; tion would be comparatively free. l i ^ '!' "" <lera ' r "<! military I In addition to Benes' fear of '?"*, '"f I 1 . 1 ""'.! 10 spoke '". '"Sh'y , Wood *cd if he defied Premier demands, the He urged that both Jews and Gentiles supj>ovt the drive beic. The campaign will open with a program at s p.m. Mnr. 2 in Temple Israel. The program wijl include a technicolor film, "A.'.signmeiit Tel Aviv," narrated by Qucnlin Rcy- nolti.s and depicting the daily life of an average Jewish family in thai city. Guest speaker on the program will be Rabbi Aaron Shapiro ol Litlie Hock. Max Moses ol Uulc crs and indnstYi'alist.s' haTfoT".:,, | m f' "" ilcAd , J « wtah A ™^ <*™additional S10.000.COD loan from the ! , Arkansas, also will be Export-Im|»rt B.H.iJ:. The money i l ", e , sc1 ,' . ., ' United Jewish Appeal funds al.;o 1046. She is not in default on the loan. But the country's capitulation to he Communists probably ends any • hope Ihat, a group of Prague bank- ] Ham T. IJyrnc of Nuw York nnd Mlelmel A. Fcl<:han o( Ohio. l!e- publlcnns voting for thc bill were i subcommittee Chairman Clifford P. Cnse of New Jersey, author of j the legislation, and Edward J. De! vitt or Minnesota. I Rep. Fadjo Cravens. D.. Ark. was Joined in his opposition by : Hep. Frank Fellows. It. Me. Feli lows contended the bill would (jive congressional ble.sxtnp Ui nn unconstitutional Invasion of stales' rights. New York Cotto i recommendations ns Ui what stc].. should IIP. Ink-en lo combat tlie bii«:i 2. The colltlnuallon of .soybeiu variety lesls throtiKliout lhe count> lo find which variety Is best ndiipt able lo conditions here. Niiincron tests were made durtiiB inn win different soybean varlcltes anil promising resiills were obtained. 3. Iteconiinclidcd clea,ner comb' 1 ' Ing by fnrniei.s so as to vai;.e :ic grade of beans produced. Alp recommended Ihnl filmier.", whe'i! pas- sible, sell their beans tin grinle. 4. Advocated Ilir nsr of lerilll- zer.i on CQt.lon -ftiid coijl a.lltj t flier fo.llowlnst these cfbps"W<h'"soy'A^iinj "\t next "year, In rolallon. A R r e e d thai comniittecmen should conllnue tu cull fnrm lin- plcmeill I'liKincur.s Inm the Melds fit harvest time for n sludy nf needed EKlJu.stmcmis and cliiinues. In 11 brief hislory ol soybean pn>- lluclliill In Mississippi Criuiuy, Mv. Bllbre slated Ihnl lhe county was rapidly moving lo (he fioiil. In production. He quoted figures taken from a census report nf the United Sliiles Deiiaitiiieiil uf Acricnliun 1 which showed thnt In 1!139 thu ccnn,- l.y ranked tisth In lhe nutlun In soy- lii'iin production. 2:lrd In loll and 10th In lfl'10. However, he pointed out Ihnl due lo lhe dioui;th Inst August Ihe coimly more thnn likely lost Us slamllng Inst year. Dr. C. Hoy Adnlr of SlntlKlirl. Heads Auto Firm . . - .' •"•">• <-i"ii in IMU mjiii, 01 us t'aies- inc luii'litioii pniRivtni, will Imi'ft "Cull sovereignty" over the ornlory oil Die day Grout Hntniti niuls its maiulale next "Al.'iy 15. "If this partition decision Is ho* cnlorccct." Ue was asked, "what will till s " '' ffe<:t °" thc Unltetl Nn " The UN chief, flanked by assl'- Innl sccretarles-Kcncral and lils"toii '-•nl aides, replied slowly: 'It would have a bad effect If nothing happens. If clmos results then It | s quite clear thnt It will reduce the prestige of Die United Nations and world confidence In Ihe UN will be, worse thnn now..." l.le avoided direct answers to questions about thc United States linmiiln for handling the Palestine problem, nnd iwitlcularlv the American clnlm that the UN has no power to enforce Palestine parti- lion by iKlng force. l.le said, however, thnt the American proposals and the alter-effect.i Of Us Introduction Into the UN Security council had sent the UN lilKli command Into deep thought nliont the IcRallty of Palestine partition. Discussion "Warm*'Up'' He said that "anythlnn J hav« to say" about the legality uf Icas- Iblllly of lhe United Stales proposals on Palestine would be delivered first to lhe Security Council. Th« conference wns devoted al- solnly to the Palestine problem and the American proposals for pigeonholing partition while the lllK Five powers consult on the suite. In Palestine, grew into a lively discussion between reporters nnrt —('mirier Nrwi I'linlo Prank W. Nelson, formerly iiiiin- t<'i u[ Hie .Sullivan Chevrolet Co. In Kansas Clly, Ma., toilny Is llu> >l UK Im Elch new Chevrolel (Jo. here. I.QJ II. Elch, Ihe i Ue. Assistant Secretary General | Arkady Sobolev of Russia and Assistant Secretary General ivnn Kcrno ol Czechoslovnkln. Tlie latter are Lin's principal political »nel lieutenants. Under questioning Sobolev said KR!> bill. Knlon snld he hoped Rft It to the house Moor by ihlvi) week ID iMardi. "I can readily see," In j .^^ ,^....JM "'^at w'hatever amount Is pl< he staled, Ihns nllowlng"'Vai'iiier.s'! wl " '''' "'"'" '" • <:erl "'" i House is Nearer Decision on ERP Committee Chairman Sanctions Sum Favored in Senate WASHINGTON. Pel). IM. il/l'i — Ohiilrmnn Charles Kalon nf the House l-'orciKil A [fairs Committee loflny nnnrnniced hl.i suppnrl fnr an Initial $5.300,on(].tlO() for the Euro- pi'nn ri>rr»ver v , piogrnrn. The New .(crsey licpubli, nn thus lonncr maniiKer. sold his Interest in tin? firm m willinm J. Sullivan of Kansas Clly and Is mnviiiK lo Tucson. Avl7. Notice lias been liled with the scrrelaiy nl stale to change the corporate name o[ lhe ' ~ ^.^.w..,., ft o»/u\.^v SMIU unto agency lo aiilllvnn-Nelson I ' C , "j?""' 1 ^ Oo»>«ll, asked by lha UN Palestine Commission to provide n UN nrmy to enforce paitl- llon. had the light lo acceptor dls- ivrtard the Palestine proposals paiL- -i.on to It by lhe General As- seml. "I'lii! Security council, lie said, \* rmpowcre.l lo take, action . aimed nt squelching or preventing any threat to peace, breach, ot ,_^>eac€ or net or nugrcsslon. ' i Neither l.le nor Eobolev would comment, however, on lhe assertion ot American Delegate Warren Austin thnt Hie council could not nsi; lorce to Impose a "political rfe- flslon" like the General Assembly'* partition program, American officials conceded. enr- lii'r that they did not have the votes now to push their plan. These officials said nt present they could count on only six votes, one .short of the required majority, snpporl the plan which would consultations U.S. Opposes Use. of Force 1 The American plan, hi effect, ; tratilrt have the Security Council ncccpt pnlcslhic partition as the proper solution lo the Holy Land ; problem ilnri to brand ns a "threat ; to peace 01- bronch of Lite peace" ^aiiy attempt lo block partition by : lorce. . The United States has alinoun- , ccd In UN It will oppose the use ot force to curry out "the political the Hist yen,- of by ' . '"' 1>vltU ' <<>r »I K "..'< t"i nn ii si. yi u o] I'.tti' nv I..-; Senate foreign' Relations Com' ; <»' '"^ inilU'f;. Hi? s»l<L i]n s was "as sound u :;f>lullon i\s cnn hi' found." Kuton nmrlc (ho stntcnipnt as his rointnlUcr* hi'Riin i>rnl1in]nttry slu- dlc.s in prop:.ration [or (Irnflinj? ll,s .. was to be used for private commer- i ^i n i «.„„„.!„_ tommer I s Mar cial expansion. -,;„ , . ' f \'.~~ '' " "" JJ 'K"»,v, uiuua sued u i\c acnca fremier DriVf^ 1 f*f*f\t*rc * "Hical terms of the nationalist gov-Klcment Gottwald's demands, the t/ ' ITe "-eaQCrS imcnls failure to institute an official said, the president was vlr- [ A ra C_ I __.,_, J ._. .acqnate military (raining program! lllally muzzled by the Communist- i A ' e jeleCfed TO i>nl some powerful Rrtinhiifnn-, .-/MiimiinH .i™ c ,- «,,,i ^^^1;^ -.,^1 »».,.. i . _ iupport the Joint Distribution Corn- I May ] 1 niittce. which function; in Europe. ' July and the United Palestine Appe il j Oct. . lunctioniiiK in Palestine. Dec. open . 321.1 . 3281 . .1210 low 3251 1:30 p.m. 3257 plunl breeder for lhe United Slate.- Uciiartment of AKI Icultnre, lold mcjiiljcrs ol tho committee thai, lie recommended Ihe planting of Uio SICO matures In early September, he staled, thus allowing farmers' " ' ' -• —-••• ~........ ;™!n"r roi r ir Miy ' Mns wiih mw " "«• ™"K^£ n ^$ *^'- r'r^i too smiiH an equipment •• u llns Intllcntcd, however, will- As lo lhe method of ndmlnlster- hlK '"' M lo consider snnrtlng a UN said. :tl, it :I218 .1102 2350 2!i3fl M10 2(192 Lindsey Seeks Re-election to Township Office Arch Lindsey of Blyiheviiie C oti- . m staole for Chiekasawba Township. ! ,„ ol " ' ""•' ".""ins inograni i itianv muzzled In' the uommumsl But some powerful Republican j controlled press and radio .inri thu insist that food, fuel and fertilizer! was unable to cany direct to the nre nol enough to accomplish'people any appeal or explanation Chinas rehabilitation. of hi s notion. George Kennedy, Former Gosnell Resident, Dies George Kennedy. 93. died yestcr- doy 3 p.m. at tlie home of daughter. Mrs. Ert Marcnnl Dyess. Mr. Kennedy was born in Kentucky In 1855 and came to Gosnell in Ifl38 from Montana and had been making his home with his daughter at Dycss the past three years, lie had been ill for a week. Funeral services will be conducted , lomorow afternoon. 2 o'clock al ', Holt Funeral Home Chapel uifli the Rev. c. J. Rushing officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park. He is survived by three danirlileis. Mrs. Mnrcinn. Mrs. Oscar Nelson of Geneva. III., and Mrs. Lena Robinson of Mt. Vernoii. Wash., a bro- Iher. John Kennedy of Charleston. Mo., and 20 grandchildren. re eecte to s cho o!boy With Great Biq Assignment Assist Red Cross i Finds President Full of Understanding i^roy Carter of Leactiviile. Red ' Cross financial campaign chairman for outlying communities in N'ort.n Mississippi County, today announced the names ol 31 drive workers \vho will head fund-iaishiR activi- 'ties nt their respective cnmmiim announced ind.i.v that he will be candidate for re-election in the Democratic primaries to be held in the county ihis Summer. A veteran of 27-years service as a Mississippi County peace officer, Mr. Lmd.,ey will be seeking his third' icrm as constable. He stated he would file Ins corrupt practic. 1 plcc.'fe ttitii the County Central Committee at an early date. Prior to his election as constable in 134-!, Mr. Lindsey served 17 years with tlie Mississippi County "sheriffs, otlice a.s n deputy, six years wiUi Ihe .stale Kt-venue DCJKU-I- mcnt. nnd four years ns a member 2' Hie BlyHsc^jjIlc Police Force. A\ native ol Kentucky. Mr. Lind'«cy ha.s lived in Mississippi County for approximately 40 years. He is active in civic nnd religious worx nnd is a member ol the First Baptist Church here. Mr. Lindf.ey Is the third Mississippi Comity office holder to announce for re-election. Circuit Court Clerk Harvey Morris, and Conni.y Judie Roland Green announced earlier that Ihey would .vole reelection. Weather Arkansas forecast: Mostly cloudy occasional rain hi North and West portion tonight and Friday. Sliahlly warmer in Bast and South portions. .Maximum this i.")riiinc' 52. Maximum yesterdny— 5.V. Sunset today— 5:53." Sunrise tomorrow — 6:32. Precipitation. 24 hours (o 7 n m today— .53. Total since Jan. 1—9.78 Mean temperature (midway between lilsh and low— 52.5. Normal mean for Feb __ 43.4. t IPS. Of. the S1I.08! By Mcrtiman Smllti Unilcd Press \\lillc llmsc Correspondent KEY WEST. Fla., Feb. 20. lU.P.>-Pres,klcm Truman took II easy under Florida's tropical sky Icoay. But in his mind Ihcre may have been a memory of lhat heartbroken kid In Cuba. The kid was 12-year old Bill IMr-» set as the North • fell, sandy-haired son of ,1 chief ' words v- > ".• ".iniii .^uu ui ii i.i;n, worfi-s lust stot);jca comiin? H" County quo.,. S4.60Q ,s • petty ollicc, m the U.S. Navy. Bill j Rrlmaccd and M, , rmcd a d fidge": O be raised m lhc nnl_ i hari IIPAM c/%ln/.r n ^ !„ . ,..:,. .. . i ...I.IVM niivi IIUK^- scheduled to be raised in lhe lying communiiies. The campaign starts .Mar. 1. . -•••_., ...^ ^ >....IMI.-IJI. ^nj[jjn'cj ny men' Community chairmen announced school al. Gnantanamo Bin- Nivil by Mr. Carter follow: " • - Yarbro. Milton Bunch, assisted by Hildrcd Bunch and Clifford Coun- rlll; Promised Land. R. I,. Oaines; Forty and Eight. W. A. Lewis; Paw- licen, A. R. Gilford: Half Moon, Jake Kichaidson; Dogwood Charles Brosdon;'Whist exilic O«: I a ^"" ^l' ^ ^"if ^l!!"'* on aid Edwards- llell n,,-. r r , n , nr «- i . "' n ' s!> h " b «''»'d the children -1.5 had been selected lo represent schoolmates at a iHtic ceremony when thc President stopped by tl Base yesterday afternoon. For days, freckle-nosed Bill lia.l rehearsed the speech he would make in presenting Mr.. Trllma'i witii a scrapbook about the school. Bill* dad. Preston Barren ol Washington, D. c.. was standing on However. Dr. Adnlr stilled lhat the O|!den and OKden .selections continue to be the. highest yielding varieties for this area and that he did not irrominend a change lo Ihe RlOf) variely. an enrl.v imiluriUK jel- Im: KHP. Eaton snld: "My own view is Hint we will atlii-c on an ind^pcndeni ormiima- tion with n head of recognized cab- lM In • led. thus nllHwlng fnrniers to low Iheir soybeans with small grain crops. E?r. Adalr and Wheeler R. Perkins of Lltlle Rock, extension agronomist of the Uimrr.sily tit Arkansas' College of Agriculture, were inet ran!;, whose line sperlnlty will ,,e MDdji,,. u, hundlr finnncinl and ecoinmi- nc Mn- 11,. ]>r oljli'ius III H way s.illsfactoiy to '" '"'- wisdom of the American peo- nl niyht'r, nice!ing participated In ihr. dis,cussiisns. and Kalon's Ideas on RHP administra- tl<m rtiinclile siibstandally with IJiiivisiims in lhe licnale bill. The .'-Ynale mra.sinn u-cmlll place KRP unilt'i an ndmlnistrnlor of cabinet rank who would le liulcpemlcnl of Klatr l)rj>nr(mcnl. In of Tlie group tlr.scussed hriolly llic j nny fnrc-lt-in policy df.split C: liel wc^n American Soybean Asociatlon meet Ing lo be held in .Memphis .Sept-1 i}i'p;ir1mrnl. Die 12-15 nnd recommended that mem-! ll<; ' as umpire. bcr.s of the n.vsocial ion br iinited[ - lo i-J.sH Mis,s:s.sinni CfHlllfv fo the ariinlnl.ilratnr an<l the State 7 1 re.sidr'nt uouhi alt! Edwards: Dell. Dave Cranford: A. K. Miller; lioynlon. H. A. Knight; i Hal Lnko. Mr.s. l-Xsie Davis; Num- j lirr Nine. Charles C. Kingj,lon; Manila, n. W. Tipton. Armorei. E. M. Rcsenold; Go.,neil '. CICOTSC Hamilton; Leachvillc. Bills B. Bleed; c.ilmnet, Harvey H.TI-(; , Huffman. W. E. Hngen; Bafficld. .-. C. Ellis Jr.; Rocky. Norman Bailey: Clear Lake. J. A. Waynes; Brown eri in that terrible silence. The president bent over and whispered to Bill. "I know just how you feel." ho i said. "Why don't you start again?" ' Dill blinked, took a deep breath and started out with ? strong "Mr. President." But axain, wh.'ii he KOL to the word "activities." his memory played tricks on him and he had lo stop. "That's al] right, .son." the man in The President's convertible roll- ! c '" "" cd up a circular drivewnv nnd th>- ! ' Ulllr " " >ok "' "" Vl -d iclola- cliililii-n bcijiin siiijjiii" '"'Ami'iici " I lr * " ml ltl|lc1 '. Kla'lly sunendcivd Hill Mood quietly on Hie side and I l ' IL ' lltlle ^"'^ u> llle ''"siili-nt. The "-- •• - - -- -- ' Panama lial waved again and thc convertible moved away. No. 1 man of thc United states case himself out of the back sea', |o thc kids could sec him. T'.ie shijjinn stopped and the PiT.sidrm navcd his biond-brimmc.l white hat." A (eacher said "pss-t" Spur. Barney Tlirelkheld; Box Eld- ai >d Bill marched toward the ei. C. K. Buck; Lone 6nk. Erbv Hodge, assisted by Mis. J. O. Ihifv and Mrs. R. E. Davis; Tomato. A. A. Carson: Recce. B^u Darby Milligan Rirlftc. Mrs. Ammon 'Hak; Burdette. Hays Sullivan; and New Liberty, Chester CaldwelL his shouklcis braced like Ins daddy lauilht him. "Mi. President," he began .shrilly. 'I have the honor to present to you a recoid. a scrapbook of the school's j Match S unless business gets activities. Bill slowl oil to one .side, looking unhappily nt his Icaclior who viore the fixed smile tlmi sll tcarhcis seem lo wear. For who are Ion old lo appreciate Bill's |)ositioii. the news is Ihis: The President is u lhe suo- marine base in K>". Wesl, rcstlni; up liom a live-day mur of' the Caribbean. He'll bo here nntrJ .... t , so active In Washington Mint IIP ha.; Missco Farmers On Radio Quiz Program Tonicjhr Three Mississippi Counly 1011- (rsinnl.s will ropvr.srin Arkansas .in Ihc Muttuil liroad.-asifnz Co'mpa- ny's f:irni qui^ proHrnm "R. F. D. America" in Chicago tonicht at 8:^0 The contr.slHn's are Karl Wildy of Route 2. ly-achville. Mis Rnlord Younz of Klvthovillo, and Vance H IJixon in New Liberty. Tiny will i"iii|)i-H' wilh llic di'te'inliiu- ilunii- plon ul Ilie Feb. !l bi<i.ulr;lst for Illr tirl' 1 of "Mn.'-tcr Punier of the Victims Show Improved Conditions Condition nf Orm-ge (iillirrl of Yarbro. who received a broken collar bone Tuesday niiilil wh.-n Ihe Irai-tor he M:IS drivnifr si ruck by n r;n itr.jr Yaibio. v.;is refMi'led as "i:.iii<i" tinlny bv atlcndanls at Walls Iluspilal. Ocntnc XVIIIinms of [Rector, also injured Tuesday ni^lit when the car In which he was ridinj: overturned near .Steeln. Mo , was reported In good condition tod.iy. Buster Henry of .Toiner. ulin was with !hnn, was livaleil f,il a head injury I and Oi.-misrfd. j Tin- iiiuditu.n o] Tommle I.yn llyriMiis. six-ycai-old son of Mr. force to Palestine lo squcnch any "threat to pence." American officials felt that re- jecllon of lhe plan might iorpedo the partition scheme, either reopening Die entire issue In the UN or leaving n vacuu i In the troubled Holy Land nflcr the British give up control May 15- Thc council put aside the Palestine discussion Iciujwrarily lo- day to consider the dispute ill Indonesia uiul the differences between India and Pakistan. This nave American delation members lime to s.arch for more votes for their proposal. Syria was certain to remain angrily opposed to Hie entire partition scheme and there appeared to be lltlle iwssiblllty nt this slagc that Britain. Colombia. China or Argentina could be prevailed upon to accept the American proposal. All four abstained when the. Gtlieral Assembly approved partition. Soybeans I Prices f.oh. Chicago) op »i hi?h lo-.v 1:30 Mar 348 350 343a 350b May 343 >•• 3-13i,i 331a 313'.-b v • «« . _ New York Stocks : and Mrs. Laccy Byrcans of Oosnell, Tlie prorram, ivhicli i.s 5|K>nsnrrJ i u 'I> n ^^s -slrunk b.v a car as he by the Ford Motor Company, will j lefl n school bus near his home oriemntr in !lie studios of Radio .StiKimi WON' i?i Chic.ico and will roalure .)oe Kelly ns quizmaster. Mr. Kcllcy is also rnii7rnaster (in thi' "Quiz Kids" program. The Mississippi County tl in heard this morning on another program originating in Chicaso. For the past three days they have berri ih« auests of tlie Ford Motor Com- 2 p.m. Stocks A T & T Amer Tobacc.o Anaconda Copper Belli Sled Chrysler Coca Cola Ocn Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Warn* •• "• •'"•' •"'•! IM.S nuuit: \<f\n1pon\oi-v Friday, also was reported in good £ Y Cc^ tral eondiiion cad,,,-. He .Miffc.ert a : ^i »,-",, , pm-n>vn>ir <vi IUIK •,' "i Mint, nr n,\.t i iif Hill -M.S Or T n P r Orf( Mr I Bills ja»- (lopped open but Mw to go back lo the Wln;r House. jpany on a loin ol Chicago. broken le» and vertebra. \V't'lcimir. „,. ANAUARKO. Okla. tUPi—A man Harvester fractuved neck Nouh Ani Av(: ,, ion Republic Steel . Radio .Socony Vacuum . Sturieb.ikcr -- . ----- .. .„. . .1 ,,,,,., , Ol lull UJIlit r ... who walked into the local Jail with- i standard of N J out an invitation was made wcl- | Texas Corn ....... come. Police decided he was in- i Packard '' . toxicntcd and locked him up. ,u s steel ISO 150 31 5-8 •J! 1-4 55 1-4 160 3; 3-t 52 1-4 M 13 !-R M 9 1-2 24 3-3 8 1-2 15 3-4 17 1-8 71 1-g 53 3-4 4 1-J M 5-1

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