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BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS THB DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND OOUTMKAST MISSOU1U VOL. XLIV—NO. 156 Blythcvlllc Dally News Blythcvlllc Courier DlythcviUe Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHKVILLE, ARKANSAS,'WKllNUSDAY, SICl'TKMHNU 2<l, 19-17 Tanker and Barge Collide Killing Four Crewmen Dozen Other Men Injured When Fire Destroys River Craft MASSENA, N. Y., sojn. 2*. <UP> —A Colonial Steamship Lines Oil tanker exploded in the St. Luwrcucc river today near here killing at leas', four men and injured al least a dozen others. Only one of the ilend was unidentified. Fifteen or 16 others were reported missing in the explosion which occurred when a coal barye rammed. the tanker. The tanker was reported to have had a crew of 35 or more men. Six of the injured were removed from the tanker at Waddington, N. Y.. nnd taken to Hepburn Hospital at Oldenburg. Three otliers were received at Massena Hospital. Police at Waddinglon said 'that others probably were taken lo hospitals in Cornwall and Brock villa, Ontario. Crewmen aboard the tanker said they were unable to identify the dead man. Krom scattered reports of ere"** members, the coal barge apparent!) heading up the river crashed into the tanker which was proceeding clown the waterway toward Montreal. Huge billows of black .smoke swirled up as the tanker caught fire. Crewmen -said the coal barge continued down the river and the tanker put into shore near \Vaddim;to:i Ambulances and private curs ear ried the injured men to hospitals The St. Lawrence is less than : halt mile wide where the collision occurred. Slavs Ignore Demands to Free Soldiers Wholesale Food 'rices Decline Reversing Trend NEW YORK. Sept. 24. (UP) — •he Dun A: Bradstrccl Index of • rood prices cracked 21 cuts ill Ihe past, week to $0.91. tiding a four-week advance which nd carried the index to an all- unc peak of $7.12. In the week ended yesterday, eclines were marked up In the rices of 18 of the 31 foods In- luded in the index. Four had :ains and nine held unchanged. Advances were scored in the irice of cheese, cotton seed oil. ocoa and primes. Prices declined or flour, wheat, corn,, oat.s. 'iirley, beef. hams, bellies, lard, utter, beans, potatoes, rice, cur- ants, steers, hogs and lumbs. Those unchanged were coffee, sugar, tea. leas, peanuts. CSRS. molasses, rui- ,ins and sheep. Today's price dip was only Ihe ;econd -since early June when the ndex begun lo advance, from the hen level ol SG.Of). The previous setback, which lasted only a week, came July '22 '.\licn the. Index cased o $5.48 from S0.52. President Calls Cabinet Members Food Situation Due To Be Leading Topic For Discussion SINGLE COPIES FIVE CELT'S F(K)d Price Check Truman to Get Report Showing Shows Declines Ability to MeetM °'* ha " Pla " For Many Cities TRIESTE. Sept. 24. (UP)—The U. S. Army asked Yugoslavia for the second time today to return three American soldiers sei/.ecl Monday, but the Yugoslavs refused even to answer Ihe renewed request. "There is no further information in this case." an Army spokesman said. "The Yugoslavs refused to ; answer our second request, and no''fnr- WASHINCiTON, Sept. 21. (OP) — President Truman called his cabinet to a special mecUng today to discuss the nation's food situation. The cabinet meeting was schcd uled for 3 p.m.. nnd was considcret part of Mr. Tnnnan's preparation for a statement he will make short ly to the American people on risiti prices. The White House would not say when the President's statement on j pt ices will be made but Eben Ayers, ' assistant press secretary, said Mr. Truman would hold a news conference tomorrow. At that tioie presumably Mr. Truman's plans may be learned. The cabinet meeting today will be Mr. Tinman's first since his return from Rio de Janeiro last Saturday. Meanwhile, the President scheduled, a conference with .Secretary (.•? Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson who met with him for some time yesterday. These -conferences involve the interntional footl situation and Figures Still High But Consumers to Fare a Little Better Illy II n I tod Press A spot check on representative Hies across the nation today hewed that retail prices on a seeded group of principal foods lad dropped slightly. In inc past week the price of butler, eggs, hamburger, roasl beef ind |x>rk loin have dropped slight y in some sections. However, irices are still fur above (hose of rfept. 3 when many wholesale nurkel prices soared to nil-time liglss and started the inflation pirnl on a new whirl upwards. The price of butter was down from one to four cents a pound he survey showed, and eggs have fallen olf as much as 14 cents dozen in some cities. Bucon Increased slightly In several places but dropped as much ns 10 cents a |Kntnd in other cities. The price ol ribbed roast beef dropped 21 cents a pound in some- cities this past week. Pork loin prices were down as much ns H cents a ixnmd. Hamburger prices were steady in most chics. Meanwhile, in Washington, the Agriculture Department snid there was far less danger of n depression now than 'after world War I. However, the department snid it would be rash to dismiss the l>ossibi]ity of a depression altogether. Tiie department added thnt if Ihe inflation dees burst and cause a depression, it probably would be short lived. The national economy would recover rapidly to higher economic levels than in the prewar years, it said. Tiie nnlion still waited for President Truman to announce his new food policy, especially in re- peel to food exix>rls. in Chicago. l',v DONAl.I) J. C10N/.M.KS I'niU-ct 1'rMs Staff correspondent WASHINGTON. Sept. 24. (U.PJ—A survey prepared for president. Truman by a special uovr innient committee will sny I ho United States hns most of the resources to meet Enroiw's requirements under the Marshall Plan If "some adjustments" mo made, it was learned today. The s|>rcial committee, '.leaded by Secretary of Interior J. A. King, Is expected to forward Its report to the President Inter this week, it places special emphasis on the flexibility of the American economy to adjust itself to severe demands .such as World War It. The Marshall Plan is viewed ns only another III a scries of tests that have been met successfully In the pnsl. UNAskedtoCurb Aggression Acts By Soviet Puppets U.S. Delegates Draff Resolution Aimed at Three Balkan Nations UAKK SUCCBS3. N. Y.. So|H. 24. The Knit; committee was created' by the President In mid-June to prepare a balance sheet of U, S. resources niitl their rri.itton to Europe's anticipated .-construction demands. Aflcr throe months of Intensive work Ihc committee's report shows tluit Ihc job envisaged under the Murshnll pliin can he done one way or another so fur us this country's resources lire Involved. Bui It warns that adjustments—In I ho form o( substitutions or allocutions of scarce materials—will have to be made. If the European estimates lire to Ire met. I'lans C'ovrr 5-Year Period In the case of steel, for example, it suggests that European requirements l>e considered Itcforc those of non-devnstaled countries arc mel. Despite the Indicated shortages of some export Items, one official said the reixut "doesn't look black if the necessary adjustments are made." "We will iK>lnt out that the Job on the whole can be done In such a manner lluil the American economy will not. be disrupted." ho snid. The Kriiij report leaves Ihe final decisions and recommendations on how the European requirements [ire to be met to another presidential committee directed by Secretary of Commerce W. Avcroll Harrlnian. II District Fair Gets Under Way Witti Scores of Exhibits 'Die l!i'17 Norllicnsl Arkansas District Fair begun its' iimimil I'ivo-dny I'tiu loility witli Walker Park fairgrounds "a Authoritative sources said the re- does, however, point mil alternative poll indicates Hint supplies of wheat.' courses for meeting specific gaps in corn, coal, steel, conveyor helthiu,' the nation's resources, nitrogen fertilizer, and some kinds | As finally prepared for the Prcsl- of Indnstrlnl cnulpment will be <lcnl, the Krug roixirl makes only scarce at times during Ihc next live years. The Kriiis committee worked on n five-year survey although the Marshall plan as now prepared only covers four years. ] Officials fnmlliar with the rcjKirt said it would advise Mr. Truman Hint ncertain export levels could not be achieved without voluntary or government-enforced allocations^ gem-nil assumptions as to what Europe's overall requirements will be. This was done of necessity since the limit estimates have only now reached the State dcpai tmcnl from Paris wliere the 1G Western European nations drew them up. An <>f- flcinl British courier arrived here by plane lost night with the lluiil dratl. domestic production which the neither action has yet been taken." I ministration is striving to bring Yugoslav troops seized the three better balance than it is now. Americans at gunpoint on the bor- h tier of Trieste near the town of j Monte Coste. They were part of nj five-man border patrol. The other two reported back to their headquarters. into Benton Resigns High Office in State Department WASHINGTON, Sept. 24. (UP1 — Secrelary of State George C. Marshall has accepted the resignation of William Benton as assistant secretary of state for public atTairs, it was learned today. Dcnton's resignation may be announced formally after he meets witli President Tnunnn at a scheduled 4 p.m.. conference today. Benton came under fire during the lasl session of Congress in debate on appropriations for the Slate Department's information program. Some members criticized him sharply for the manner in which he conducted the department's "Voice of America " broadcasts. Drastic cuts in appropriations for the broadcasts nnd for related activities of the department here and abroad were understood to have been a principal factor in Benton's decision to quit. Authoritative sources .said they believed that Benton originally had planned to resign some time ago, but delayed his final decision ratii- cr than quit under fire. Soviets Seek To Increase Coal Output a federal grand jury continued its investigation into high meat prices. The drop in retail food prices probably was due to two reasons ;1> lower markets since Sept. 3 2j a-surge in buyer resistance. U. S.Officials Accused of Aiding'Reds Labor Unions Face Trouble in Ffforts To By-Pass Taft-Hartly Measure N Brick Cleaner Killed TEXARKANA. Sept. 24. (UP- — Funeral services are being planned here today for Donald E, Randall. 48-year-old brick cleaner, who was crushed to death by a heavy concrete block yesterday. The block was dislodged from the second floor ol the First Presbyterian Church. MCSCCW. Sept. 24. (U.P.l— The government called on nussinn coti' miners today lo step up production, and at the same time announced that they were getting sizable wage increases and insurance, pension, housing and edu. cationa! benefits. The wage increjisc will be given in the form of bonuses based on length of service and ranging from 10 per cent Utter one year to 3C per cent alter 15 years. (Tiie dispatch did not specify any sums involved in the wage and benefit increases.) Sick pay was increased lo 10T per cent, and pensions to 50 per cent of the final wage. Relirement ran begin at 50 years lor minors with at least 20 years service. Pensioners under the new decree will retain their full rights of hospiialixation and rest homes for themselves and families. They con purchase houses and property from the coal enterprises where ihcy worked, or can retain for life the department in which they lived They also can continue to send their children lo the schools of the where they were employed. The decree also provided for a 50 per cent decrease in Ihe tuition fee for the children of miners. By GKOItGK E. KKKIIV. Jr. •( IJiiilccl Frciis Stall Correspondent WASHINGTON. Sept. 24. (UP) — The National Labor Relations ISnnrd served notice on unions today that their decision to by-pass tile board doe.s not exempt them from responsibility under Ihc Tnft-Hnrlley law. The new Inbor law makes unions. i well as employers, subject to penalty for unfair labor practices. Acting on this provision. NLRB General Counsel, Robert N. Bonham filed these actions: 1. A petition for a federal court injunction lo reatrminf&J'L c&ipcu- ters in Chnlt«jjSi»,» > Tfcit, trm conducting a'~ a local stoic , r . _ , 2. A complnrnt cWirgln!; die In-!'*!* b v Commander B. B. Stout of tcrnationnl tjp>giaphlc,il Union ""^ Cnson Pns ' ^ of the Ameri- and Its Baltimore local wilh refus-i cau Le 8 io <> at a meeting of the members of the post In the Legion Hut lust night. The committee is composed of two members lo serve for a period of three years, two for a period ol two years and two for one-year periods and will have complete charge of Ihc operations of the project which wns awarded to tho local iwst last year. Members of the new committee are W. J. Pollard and H. G. Partlow, three-year members^ E. B. Woodson and Hosco Crafton. two Legion Creates 6-ManCommiltee Group to Supervise Housing Project at Airport for Veterans _^__ A neu six-man committee was ai>- Wirfi** »?•<.*•*• lc<1 to supervise the operation ••*'8flRSily»JU * jl tne Veterans H !n<r {lie In-t'***' °V Commaiidci .*.'.. I Difrt ^tne Veterans Housing Project. Commander R Difd Cason Past 24 of . By DEAN II. DITTJIER i Ing to bargain "in good faith" with United I*ress Staff Correspondent i a group of commercial printing WASHINGTON. Sept. 24. (V.P.I shops. —Chairman J. Parnell Thomas of The petition for nn injunction in the House UnAmencnn Activities the Chattanooga case merely seeks Committee charged today that'to restrain the carpenters from nersons on "the top rung of the] their secondary boycott' until the government ladder" have nidcd I board can pass on the charges. Communists and Communist sym-. An 'NLRB decision against Ihc (wo unions would be followed by "cease nnd desist" orders requiring the locals to discontinue the alleged illegal practices. These orders can be enforced through the fed- Livestock CHICAGO. Sept, 24. (UP) — (USDA)—Livestock: Hogs 5,500; slow and uneven but generally steady to 2^ cents lower on butchers. Sows about 25 cents lo'.vrr. but now bidding 25-50 ccnis lower on both sows and butchers. Pulk good and choice 200-280 Ib; 27.75-2825; lop 28.50 for one load. A few 300-330 Ibs. 27.2i-27.75. Good and choice 180-180 Ib lights 27-27.75. and a few 150-170 Ibs 25-27. Good and choice sows under 350 Ibs 2625.75; a few 27; 350-403 Ibs. 245026. Cattle: 0.000; calves TOO. Slaughter steers slow; weak to 50 rents lower; canner.s and cutters weak. Good weighty bulls steady to L'5 cents higher. Common and'medium bulls dull and weak. Top 3535 for one load strictly choice 1.340-V3. fed Meers. Most good and choice steers 1050 Ibs upward. 27.50-3173; most BOOri 1'ght stocrs 2C-23. A few loads of choice heifers 30-31; practical top good heavy beef cows. 1S.50; medium cows 1425-17; cahncrs and cutters 11.25-13.75. Missco Officer Requests More Poll Tax Receipts LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. Sept. 24. (UP)—Mississippi and Baxter counties have joined other counties in j requesting additional poll tax receipts, according lo State Auditor J. Oscar Humphrey. Mississippi County requested 3,600 additional blanks while Baxter County asked for 6CO, bringing the total extra issuance so far lo 222CO. Total receipts issued in the stale to date total 4!2,5CO. pathizers in Ihis country. Tiie New Jersey Republican made the statement as his committee prepared to question Holly- vcod Songwriter Hans Eisler. nn- 'Ive of Austria, on how he obtained i visa to enter the United States and why he was permitted lo remain. Among Ihe other witnesses will ••ic former Undersecretary of Stale Simmer Welles, who was with Ihe State Department when Eisler obtained one visa to enter this cnim- ry. Hans Ei.sler is a brother of Oer- 'aart Eisler. listed by the committee as Ihc No. i Communist in the United stales and who has been convicted of passport fraud ind contempt of Congress. Thomas would nol comment on -vhelher he considered Hans Eisler Communists, •i Communist, but told reporters I "" c Baltimore case was aimed nt they would be nble to determine;" 10 International Typographical tor themselves during the current | Union's strategy of by-passing Ihc hearings. I NLHIJ by refusing to sign any con- "Wilnes,-;cs." he said, "will bol'r'icts at all. The ITU instructed called upon to testify n.> lo why I ils locals to post a list of condi- snd how Communists wore permil- 'ions under which they would work ted to come into nnd to remain in this country even though other agencies of the country did cvery- eral courts. NLRB oflicials said the Chattanooga and Haltlmore cases were the first of several designed to lest, the unfair labor practices section of the Tnft-Hartley law. They pointed out that despite the determination ol several unions to steer clear of the board, (hey can be summoned before it to answer complaint* of employers. All AFL and CIO unions cnr- . rcntly arc excluded from usins tho board's facilities because their lop officers have refused to sign affidavits slating that they arc not year members nnd Mayor E. R-. Jackson nnd William Tcgelhoft, one-year members. Plans lor an extensive membership campaign were also discussed thing they could to keep them out." Thomas said the hearings "will show who marie an effort to (jc: them high-paying jobs in industry." New York Stocks 2:30 p.m. Stocks: A T 01 T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Chrysler Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomerv Ward N Y Central Int Harvester N'orth Am Aviation Republic steel Radio Socony Vacuum Sludebaker .Standard of N J Texas Corp. Packard U S Steel 15878 72 1 2 3434 f>8 1 2 '.X 58 .-« 18 1434 8434 778 26 18 B . 16 20 1'4 Ti 3 ii Joiner Lad, Handicapped By Blindness, Seeks New Honors at Vandcrbilt U. NASHVILLE. Tenn., Sept 24. (UP) —P-lind John E. Chiles. 22. of Joiner. Ark., figures he may have reached the half-way mark toward his final ?oal. He starts work today for the master's degree al Vnndcrbilt University. But the young student doesn't intend lo .stop until he ha.s (he Ph. D. degree in history. Then he'd like to go back and teach at his first alma inalcr. Hcndrlx College, Conway. Ark. In Ihe meantime, history isn't (he only interest rvt Ihe blind slu- tlcnt. He's an ardent musician, movie and football fan. nnd then leave it up to employers to satisfy those conditions. The NLRB complaint charged that trying to impose such "conditions of employment" constitutes an unfair labor practice. The case involves 22 printing es- labllshmenla affiliated wilh the Graphic Arts League of Baltimore The NLHB complaint charged that the ITU local "al all times since Aug. 25, 1947. refused and continues lo refuse lo bargain collectively >a good faith with Graphic Arts League acting on behalf of the companies in respect to rates of pay. wages, hours of employment or other conditions of employment." A hearing has been set for Oct. 6 before an NLUI3 trial examiner in Baltimore. Cool Weather Lingers Kail maintained Ha early grip on tho Biylhcvlllc. area yesterday and during last night Ihc mercury slid to n low of 45 degrees, only three degrees above Ihc seasonal low recorded Monday night. Yesterday also set a new second place for low maximum lempcra- tures recorded during Ihc lasl half .., „„ of Summer aud early Fall. The high 54 VI here was 72 degrees, according lo 434' Robert E. Blaylock, official wcalhci 0912 observer. World Tourists inCalcutta P-l WOULD TOURISTS IN—12 .. CALC'UITA. Sept. 24. (UP)—Cliff Evans and George Truman, the (wo Americans who arc flying around the world in two Piper Cubs, arrived in Cnlculta after bucking a. monsoon en route from Karachi. The two pile 1 .,-; ;,!cp;:cd over in Jodhpur and Allahabad. They planned lo leave Thursday for Rangoon by \vaj of Bacca and Chlttngong. al last night's meeting aud n committee composed of Boy Cunning- lam, John Johnson and James VlcrstheJmer wns appointed to can- •asr, all business establishments in Blythevllle for the purpose of slRii- ng new members. The group discussed plans for the bservancc of Oct. 28 as Navy Day n Blythevillc and Oscar Fcndler i-as appointed as chairman ol a committee lo arrange tills obscrv- ince. Other members of (he com- nittee are H. G. Part low and K. N. Shivley. Commander Stout announced at ,hc meeting that Stai.e Commander Leonard \v. Moody ol Marianna will •Utciul Ihc Fifth District Convention to be held here Sunday and will deliver the principal address. James M. Cleveland, of Illyllie- villc. commander ol Ihe Fifth District, will also attend the mcctin.;. Commander Sloiu Stray Bullet Wounds Trumann Youth Now Living in Chicago CHICAGO. Sept. 21. (UP)—Aubrey Willie Smith. 20. Trumann. Ark., was shot in the chest last night, apparently by a stray bullet. ns he walked along Madison Slrcr 1 , with a. friend. Smith had Just left a bowlin alley with Raymond Snrtin. 29. also of Truman, when the slug struck him. Sartin said they did no', hear a shot. Police believed the bullet almost, .spent, when it. hit Smith. Hospital authorities said they believed Ihc bullet was n 32 caliber. They did nol consider Smith's wound as serious. Smith has been living in Chicago for six months. (UI')--The United sidles delegation virtually completed n draft resolution on Greece lor submission to the UN General Assembly today. nsklnR —ir.i now wiHlen—(lint the M Unit i.'d Millions brand Yin'osliivl i. Ihil- Riirlii anil Albania jjnllly of axi.iis slon against Greece. The United .Stales will press to have I lie resolution placed high 0:1 the agenda of (he assembly's |Mllt leal nnd security commUlce which holds Its meeting laler loclay Tiie American resolution, H was earned, will be a composite of Ihe wo previous resolutions which Ihe Soviet Union vetoed in I lie security council. The lour main points will 1. 'Blame Yugoslavia. Albania and iulgnrh for Ihc nltncks on North- 'ni Greece. 2. Call for crentimi of a semi imminent assembly border commission. 'J. Request all four Balkan ronn- .I'ies to agree to voluntary ropairin lion of refugees. 4. Unit Greece on the one hand and Yugcslavlii, Bulgaria and A'lmnta on Hie other stuilv ways of InlliiUing voluntary transfer of minorities. Tsaldaris Arrives The U. 8. de!ep,ai!on devoted much of an early mornlni; mcetini; lo perfection ol Its resolution and prepared to clrciilalc It among 'friendly" nallens In the UN b-'foro formally prcsnitin;; It. Greek Foreign Minister Conslnntin Tsaldarts. who arrived here yesterday lo heiul his UN delegation, already has been advised of the resolution's outlines. The UN Assembly's committees trot io work today after n week of bitter oratory In plenary sessions, but the'West light is expected lo be renewed In these groups shortly. Meanwhile., It was learned, selection of a European successor to pro- Soviet Polnnd on the UN Security Council is smouldering into an West snap which inny dwarf all others ill this assembly. Unless n compromise solution Is found—and none is In sight now —the consequences could blow the UN higher than a kite, veteran UN ifflcials agreed. They shudder at what would happen If. falling an igircmcnt on another Eastern Eiir- >penn country, the assembly elee- lon deprived Russia of even one supporter In the Security Council. G'zoclicslovukln Is the only Ettsl- :rn European member that Ihe U, 3. Is likely to look upon wilh favor to replace Polnnd. Tint the Cucchs lon't want (lie Job. They have been quecx.'d enough between Ihe glnnUi )f Hie East and West. Tills behind-the-scenes "|)olUik- ing" coincided with one of the most vitriolic public battles ol words be- '.ween nations on a friendly status ;ver heard by Ihe oldest diplomat.-;. S.'CTelnry General Trygve Lie, try- Ing to narrow the big power spilt *ith his warning of UN fmluro rind possible war, xvas <:oolly received and ignored within live miniiles, None ol the big imwcrs. who were blamed by Lie for Ihe present unhappy stnlc of Ihe. world, comment. :l formally. Privately the delegate f the big powers nyrced with Lte.'s liarRes Hint the split threatens the orld but. In effect, said: "Who us? Ve aren't to blame. It's the other uy." lu'cliivo of Hctlvity as hundreds of exhibitors completed dis- plny.s nud jtidL'iiiH liotrnn in two duonrlmpiita Deputy Resigns Soybeans CHICAGO, Sept. 24, (UP) — Soybean quotations: Open High Low Nov 320 A 323 320 I Mi-.rcli 322 321 Close 320 321 Upland Cotton Grades Better Than Last Year WASHINGTON, Sept. 21. (UPt — The Agriculture Department nn nounccd todny that upland cotloi ginned through Sept. 15. 1947, \va "considerably higher in grade bn somewhat shorter In staple lenglh than for the corresponding porioc last season, Early ginnings this year contnlnc more than twico as much good mki dling nnd strict middling as the did in the same period last year, th department snid. Tropical Storm Still a Threat Dn East Coast SAVANNAH. G:l.. Kept. 24. (UP) A tropical disturbance r*tth lightly decreased Intensity but still dangerous gales beat il.s way up he Atlantic Coast today. In an early advisory. Ihe weather iiirean said Ihe storm that slash- id across Florida yesterday with icnr hurricane force had dccrcas- in strength duriiiK Ihc niuhl. Winds over Ihe open water arc VJH 45 to fift miles an hour In .ttiiiills. however, nnd land stations near the center reiwrled winds up to -15 inik-s an hour gusts. The weather bulletin said Ihe disturbance was moving approximately parallel to the coastline at . forward speed of about 20 miles n hour. Veteran Officer Takes New Post Hale Jackson, Chief Deputy Sheriff, Joins Business Concern H-ile Jnckson of Osceola, today announced his resignation ns chief deputy sheriff of Mississippi Comity. Mr. Jackson, n veteran of n years as a, pence officer In this county, submitted his reslKiinllon to Sheriff '.Vllllnm Ilcrrynuui this mornlni!, He said ho hml accepted n iwsltlon Hie Taft-Mr-ody Ice Cream Company of Memphis and will leave 'omorrow for Washington for n two-week merchandising course. A native of Osceola. Mr. Jnclcson -"rved ns sheriff of Mississippi county for in years and ns chief deputy Tor seven. He. was ftrsl nppolnlcd -hief depntv under Sheriff ,W. W. Shaver In 19'Jl and served In this :i!flce until elected sheriff In 10311. •Mr. Jackson served as sheriff until last year when he retired from he office nnd wns appointed as '•l"f (Ipp'.itv >>v Sheriff Bcrryman upon his election. He stutcd that as yet he did no', '(now what his duties with the Tuft- Moody Company would be but that change of residence, nor lulerferc with his farming interest ill South Mississippi Comity. Tn announcing his resignation Mr. Tnckson Issued the following state- men I: "I would like to thank the citizens of Mississippi County for their •ooperution during the years that '. wns privileged to serve them as i pence officer. My relationship with ilieritf Bcrryman hns been n plea- "iire and I will continue lo IMJ of •crvicc to him when needed." In commenting oti Mr. Jackson's •CMgniillon, Sheriff Uerrrman stated "It is wilh regret thnt I accept 'Us resignation. His service ns my :hlc( assistant hns been valuable ind I wish liim the best of luck .'n ils new business venture. "For the time being I have no >lnns for naming a successor to Mr. Jnrkson. However, I will continue to maintain an office In Osceola and will divide my (line between it and my Blythcvlllc office." Fuel Supply Adequate WASHINGTON. Sept. 24. IUPI — Tiie U. S. Chamber of Commerce in snid today In a special report that tile nation's fuel supply will be adequate for the coming winter, barring unusually severe weather nnd labor troubles. Voters Protest Rotes I.ITTU-; HOCK. Ark.. .Sept. 24.— lUI'i—Little Rock voters may pel the opportunity lo pa's on an "fincii$rncy" ordinance which permit:, the Capitol City Transportation Company to charge lares of seven cents prior lo a rate, ruling by liK' Arkansas Public Service Commission. The referendum would be the result of a petition iiled in Littla Rock yesterday by a group ol voters. N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK, Sept. 24. (UP) — Cotton close steady: open high low close Mar 3113 3127 31C3 3110 Mny 3C93 3111 3CE\1 3098 July 3027 3045 3027 3033 Oct. 3123 3135 3109 3110 Dec 31C5 3123 3103 3103 Spots close 3150 down 21. ill two departments, * Judges of tlie National Rabbit Show began looking over entries. In the annual show sponsored by the Mo-Ark Rabbit Breeders Association at 10 n. m. and judging of Duroc entries in Ihe Swine Dc- pnrlmcnl got underway at 1 p.m. Fair c^ficlnls expected the opening day attendance to be small with large crowds anticipated tomorrow. Last minute touches were being put on numcrcus displays ranging fi-rm c'loirc hogs to tho finest linens, from demonstrations of ef- llcienl farming methods lo the test crop resulting front those f roccsscn. Additional Judging of exhibits and Individual entries are schctlul- d to rjcl under way at 9 o'clock '.omorrow mcrnlii/r. judging ''of'' Pttrm ami Home IJtparlment displays and In th c iwulUy division will begin then. l-II Judjln* Contort Tomorrow Activities in thc Junior 'division of Ihe Fair will begin tomorrow wilh the opening of thc 4-H Club dairy and calf judging contests at 1 n. m. : .Jtulglrg of community booths •vlli take place tonight.. • Sunday. (School children will have Thc Pah- will continue until 0 p.m. their day Friday—officially designated "Kids' Day." Blythevillo schools will be dismissed that day' and p Emission lo the fairgrounds will be free to all school age children. Numcrcns entries were"on hand' this morning In the Livestock and Swine Departments nnd more were b-'ini IrouKlU in. The hog 'exhibit Is being held In the new umjOli^K iN-miritclod' this Summer'.' Thc Poultry Division and National Rabbit shows are located in adjacent tents Immediately west of the Main Exhibit Building. A score of displays In the Main Exhibit Building demonstrate the productivity of Northeast Arkansas sell nnd thc farm nnd homemak- lug talents of Its tillers. Others show, examples cf nit work, Moral displays, sewlns nnd activities of 4-H Club and Future Farmers of America groups. Vet- ornnn training and« vocational education exhibit booths have been set up by those groups in Blythe- vllle, Monette and Manila. The rnrm nnd Home department Includes exhibits of baking, dairy products, linens, meals, quilts, bed- ..pri'iids, rugs, clothing, thrift garments, knitted nnd crocheted nr- llcles and canned goods. Mrs. T. R. Watson of Armorel Li general superintendent of this division. Community Booths Set Up Community booths prepared by Home Demonstration clubs Includo frcsli vegetables, com, soytenns, and cotton, handiwork, canned gonls. garments and novelties. The Yarbro Club features 'a cotton display, which shows cottcn in all stages of growth. In a field of cotton nre. two miniatures of Ne.- gro pickers. Articles for use In thc home include a wasteba«ket made from a lard bucket, a .foot mat made from cold drink bottle tops. Also featured nre a hand-crocheted bedspread nnd dolls for : entertainment, decorations mad<f from corn shucks and crepe paper. Mrs. Dave Abbott, Is president of the club and Mrs. Lee Stiles is in charge of the booth. Thc slogan "Yarbro'f Year of Yielding" Is made entirely'.of seeds. The Blackwalcr Home Demonstration Club displays include a bed Jacket made from towels, stuffed animals, canned goods and ' farm products. The Leachvillc women chose for their slogan. "We've Come a Long Way", a theme carried out in thc booth exhibits. A covered wagon represents "then" nnd an airplane "now", while old and new fruit jar tops and methods of cooking also nre reunited. One of the exhibits in Ihis booth is a hand- crochcted framed picture of thc "Last Supper." Thc Armorel Home Demonstration Club booth features general products for the home and article. 1 ; for home improvement. Among the handwork is an embroidered picture of two horse heads. Mrs. Tnft Mctz- gcr Is president of this club. The Flat Lake Home Demonstration Club booth includes a table The report said spot shortages displaying the 'seven basic foods of might occur in some areas but added j the farm and a family size pantry that (hey would be, of short dnrn-i shelf. With the slogan "Autumn tlon and would probably nol cause Harvest", farm harvest products arc featured. The Armorel- 4-H Club booth is in the 4-H Chib colors of green and while and includes pictures of nationally recognized 4-H student leaders. Gerald Cassidjr and Perry widespread difficulties. Chancellor Dies HARRISON. Ark.. Sept. 24. (UP) —1'nnernl services arc b?ine planned today for Chancellor J. M. Shinn, 75, who died yesterday following a heart nltaek at his home. Chancellor of the Eleventh District, Judge Shinn had conducted court at Marshall on Monday. Pttor to his election as chancellor in 1.136. Judge Shinn had served ns prosecuting attorney and circuit judge of the Hlh Judicial District. Weather ARKANSAS—Fair today ami tonight and Thursday. Slightly warmer today, cooler in extreme North portion tonight and In North poi 1 lion Thursday. Lae Adkisson, members of the cluo last year. Also featured is handwork and canning done by members and two completely dressed dolls in net formats. Fulure Farmers Basy The Future FAnners of America from Conelte have the slogan "Forward With FFA" in rnelr booth and dlspl&ys include miniatures ol farm machinery and farm products. For the first time this year, therfl is a Commercial Booth, sponsored by North Mississippi County Council of the Home Demonstration Clu'o. Articles Include h&ndcrsft. sewing handwork and dishes. '. Mrs. George Barium and Jts. B. A.'Busg are in charge of the Art See mSTRICT FAIK *D Fife i

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