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BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XLIV—NO. 159 Blylhevllle Dally News Blythcvllle Courier THE DOUIP4NT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Blylheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader !UA'THKV1LLK, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, SEl'TKMJJKU 27, 19<17 SINGLE CX)PIES FIVE CENTS \ f Polish Delegate Denounces Plans To Assist Europe Puppet of Russians Says U.S. Proposals Wilt Divide, Not Unite LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y. Sept. 27 (U.P.)—Poland today asked the United Nations General Assembly to denounce the Marshall plan and Centurion Dies; Was Blinded in Girlhood Accident Funeral services were held this afternoon for Mrs. Margaret Ann Coker, who died yesterday afternoon at the age of 100. She hud been blind since she was six years old. when her mother accidentally bathed her eyes with a solution which caused loss of sight. The Rev. E. C. Eirown, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiated. Burial was at Memorial Park, Mrs. Cokcr was bom at Rlclgely, Tcnn. Because she had no relatives. Mr. and Mrs. L. T, l\toore gave her a Winning Community Exhibit at District Fair transfer to the UN responsibility i home 31 years ago and she for Ihe economic reconstruction of Europe. The proposal was laid before the assembly's 55-iiation economic,committee "t the climax of a strong attack on Secretary of State Gcornc C. Marshall's European aid program by Dr. Oscar Lange, permanent Polish delegate to the UN. Laugc said the Marshall plan had split Europe in two and: v.-arned that "prosperity, like peace,I is indivisible anfl cannot exist, In one nation, one group of nations or even on one continent v.'hile- misery and chaos are elsewhere." Referring lo uie la-nation Paris conference which is working out details of the Marshall program. Lange said, in effect, that the American-sponsored project cannot possibly work because it. has raised a barrier at a time when eastern and western Europe need each other's help and resources. Resolution Submitted Langc submitted a formal resolution which, although it did not Marshall program name any countries or refer directly to the stipulated that sembly should United Nations the 55-nation as- call on all the to "carry out all here wllh them 18 years ago from Ridgely. She celebrated her lOOlh birthday May 2. Holt Funeral Home is in charge. Legionnaires to Meet Tomorrow State Commander to Address District Leaders in Hut Here Several hundred Legionnaires from the 21 posls constituting the state's Fifth District are expected to attend the American Legion dis- :rict convention to be held at the Dud Cason Post Hut here tomorrow. Principal speaker of the meeting will be State Commander Leonard Moody, of Marlanna. Ben Worlcy cf the United States Employment Service in Little nock —Courier News Photo The Yarbro Community booth, winning entry in Ihe Northeast Arfcannaii District Fair In the competition between communities, Is shown above. The exhibit shows the wide variety of canned goods and other fo'.'do lo be found in the pantries of farm families in tills and othjcr communities IlirouKhout the urea. And with prices soaring in the grocery stores, these thrifty the evil effects of Inflation at a lime when imlatlon is dlge across the nation. farm folk hnvc a lool-|)roof uunrniucc ngiilrisl into Uic pockclljooks of city dwellers recommendations of the general assembly passed on economic and social matters and . . .. make use of the machinery of the United Nations iti settling fundamental International economic, problems. 1 ' Iji'nge charged by implicatior and District Cleveland, o[ Commander J. Blythcville, will M. also that the United States had vio- eistration lated the General Assembly's resolution of last December which committed UN members to the un- address the £roup. Joe L. Hearne of Little Rock, veterans' service officer for Arkansas, will also attend the meeting and will discuss veterans' problems with the Legionnaires. 'Tomorrow's program calls for re- of all visitin» Ix^irm- naires from 10 until 11 o'clock, church services from 11 until 12 o'clock, and dinner at the hut nt not not dei.slunding that relief would l>p used for political purposes. The UN. he said, should take such actions lying down. At the end of the first two weelcs of the assembly the U. S.-U. S. S. R. diplomatic war was at feverj pitch. The objectives of each side were to completely discredit the other in the eyes of the rest of the world. Tactics Clarified The two weeks debate has accomplished nothing yet, but it has clarified the tactics of each side. The Russians have three main points of attack against the U.S.: 1. Allegations that prominent Americans, especially John Foster iDulles, a U. S. delegate to UN. are noon with the business sesrXi) scheduled to get underway at 1 p.m A quartet from the Calvary Baptist Church here will furnish the entertainment for the meeting. Gandhi Considers War on Moslems Tp End Injustice BV I'. I). SHARSIA (United Press Sfaff Correspondent) NEW DELHI. Sept. 27. (UP)— Mohandas K. Gandhi, who has spent most of his life preaching peace, said'hl; believed today that a Hin"warmongers," preparin and that -.the U. S. for a third world war against the Soviet Union. " 2. 'Demands that the U. S. and Britain remove their troops" from the world's trouble spots — Greece. Korea. Palestine, China, etc. A year ago the U. S. was pressing Russia to get her troops out of such trouble spots as Iran and Manchuria. 3. Accusations that the U. S. is "running" the governments of I minions has not been a onc-sidi Western Europe and. through the proposition. Moslems have r.laughtcr- Hannegan Quits Democratic Post National Chairman Suggests McGrath As His Successor WASHINGTON. Sept. 21. (UP) — Robert E. Hannegan of St. Louis resigned today as national Democratic chairman and announced that Sen. J. Howard McGrath, D., R. I., has been designated as his successor. iHnnncgan lias been In poor health for many months. His announcement said his physician had directed him to limit his activities. Presumably he will retain ills position as postmaster general. McGrath. 45, is a former governor of Rhode Island and a former solicitor-general of the U. S. He resigned from the latter post last October to accept the' seriatorla nomination. . Hannegan also announced tha 1 Gael Sullivan had resigned, effective immediately, as executive director of the 'Democratic:National Committee. In that capacity. Sullivan has been actively-directing the national committee In past months during Hannegan's illness. Hannegan called a meeting of the national committee In Washing- Ion Oct. 29 to choose the date and ulace for tile 1848 Democratic na- Mongolian Woman Gives Birth to Quintuplets, Moscow Radio Reports tional convention. This meeti*; 1 ? al- du war against Moslem Pakistan I so will formally elect McGrath as might be the only way to stop Moslems from persecuting Hindus and Sikhs in their ne'.v dominion. He. said in the address that follows his usunl daily prayer meeting that the Indiin (Hindu) Dominion might "have to go to war against (Moslem) Pakistan, unless the Moslem dominion corrects "its proved error." Violence in the Indian subcontinent since it was divided into do- TVTarshall plan, seeks to deprive those governments of their sob- creignty through "dollar diplomacy.'" The u. S. policy, although less hysterical, is just as clear: 1. To convert Genera] Assembly the into 55 -nation a year- round organization which can take over problems which are .stymied in the security council by a Soviet veto. The Russians claim the Americans want to abolish the council. The Americans admit thej seek lo bypass Russia's veto. 2. To succeed in gelling positive action by the assembly in the Greek case as an example of whal the UN can do despite the Sovicl vein. The u. S. claims the life or elcalli of UN depend upons this. 3. To suppress through having an overwhelming majority of cotes every effort of the Soviets to increase thrir prestige or strength in the UN. Box Elder School Patrons to Vote On Consolidation A special election to decide the question of consolidation of the Box Flclcr School District No. 22 with Lcachvillo School District. No. 40 will be held in the Bojc Elder district Ocl. 11. it was announced to- (i.u- by Phillip J, Deer, county supervisor of schools. The election will be held at thi Box Elder school with the polls to be open from 2 until 6:30 p.m.. he saitl. Tills consolidation question is the seventh such proposal to come about in the past three months and the first to be decided by a special election, the other six, which were approved by tiic County Board of Education, having been brought up through petitions signed by quali- iflcd electors of the districts concerned. K voted, this consolidation wou!cl lower the number of school districts in the county to 29 and would raise the Leachville district's icnnunieratioii to 1,238. The Box Isldcr district's assc.^cd valuation KS $135.806 and would raise the Leachville district's assessed valuation to $815,093 if approved. ed Hindus and Eiklis hy the thousands in Pakistan. Hindus and Sikhs lave killed thousands of Moslems n India. Yet Gandhi said that, he would not rest until every Hindu and Sikh driven from Pnki.stan liad been returned to his home "with honor and dignity." He said in his address last nij'nl that he had been an enemy ol al war. "But if lllerc is no ol.hcr way to obtain justice from Pakistan if Pakistan persistently refuses to sec its proved ciror and continues to mill imizc it. the Indian government wil have to RO to uar,'' he .said. Gandhi said war was no joke, bu lie could ncvrr advise anyone TO pu up with injustice. H. M. Swift of Osceola Dies; Rites Tomorrow OECEOLA. Enpt. 27. — T-'iNirra .scmccs for Henry MarcoUus Swift. 68, will be conducted nt 3:30 p.m. tomorrow jit tho Fhsl F'vesbyLorian Church by the Rev. L. T. Lir.vrcncc, pastor. 'He died |h> morning nl the Bnplist Hospital in Memphis. Burial will be at Ermon Cemetery with Swift Funeral Home !ii charge. Mr. S;vllt was horn in La grange, Tcnn.. Dec. 9. 1079. and wa.s I he annegan's successor. McGrath a Leader McGrath, a Providence, R. I., at- orney, served three terms as gov- rnor of Rhode Island beginning i 1940. He resigned as governor in 'ctobcr, 1945. to become solicitor encral. After holding that position one year, he stepped out. for tie senatorial nomination. iKe Is a veteran party worker, a ormer vice-chairman and chairman if the Rhode Island Democratic ;ointnittce. He was chairman of the :ommiUee on permanent organiza- ion of the 1944 Democratic Na- Convention in Chicago. Hannegan's statement announc- ng his resignation said: "My physicians have directed me .o limit my activities. 1 have accordingly .suggested to the President that Sen. J. Howard McOrath of Rhode Island succeed me if a- grecable to the national committee. Tim President indicated his approval or Senator McGrath." Hannegan became national dc- j niccnitic chairman on Jan. 22. 1944. | he has had a stormy and tough j job. ... | He engineered the nomination of Harry S. Truman as vice president at. the Democratic convention in Chicago in 1944 and then successfully nuidcd the fourth-term cam- p;iU;n of the late President. Roosc-, veil I LOMDON, Sept. 27. (UP)—MOKCot Broadcast a Tass dispatch today which said a woman living on K Mongolian collective fiirm had given b'.rth to quintuplets. The radio said the mother, identified as Honda Isyrenzhapova, nnd the quln- uplcts were in good health. The Ihree boys and two girls were re- lortcd "developing normally." Yugoslavs Fail To Free Three U.S. Soldiers TRIESTE, Sept. 27. (UP)—U. S Army hendqunrlcrs announced to clfl.v that tin 1 Yuyo.slnv governme'n so far hud failed to fulfill the promise it iniulu yesterday to rclonsc "immedifttely" Ihrce American .soldiers cupturccl by Yngoslnv troopfc on Monday. The Army snlj \l^ hud no \vord back In Tiirt* ^~ > Army headquarters '"R-ns "officially advised ycslcrdny by Marshall Tito's government, Lh»l the soldiers—First Lieut, r WilUnin Vnn Attcn of East Orange, N. .1,; Pfc. Earl O. Henrlck of Arlington, Vi\., and Pfc. Gletm Myers of Edeety, N. D.—would be set free nl once. Alonfj with the promise had gone a Yugoslav apology. k After Army, protests had failed to get 're.siiUs, the State Department entered the » Sales Consultant ToSpeakMonday Lecturer to Give First Address in Blytheviile Series K. C. House, New York retail sales consultant, will present the first of a series of three lectures lo Bly- thcville sules people at H o'clock Monday nislil in the UlythevillL High School auditorium. The first lecture is entitled "Cnn You Imagine It?" The remaining lectures will b= given Oct. 1 am Oct. C. Admission lo the lectures will be hy identification card only. More than 4"Q cards have been issued lo date. Cards may still be obtained through the Gli!imb?r of Commerce, •which is sponsoring the lectures. In commenting on the lecture. Mr. House said: "Pew people have an adequate conception of the significance of many of their Important faculties, r'dtainly imagination .Is not properly appraised by Ihe majority of sales people. Anyone who will properly develop and employ his Imagination will revolutionize hi.s whole life and sjreatly increase his income." Texan, National JayceePresident, Will Speak Here Address to Feature Program for Annual Cotton Picking Contest John Hen Shepherd of Oliidewa- ter, Texas, president of the United States Junior chamber of Commerce, will tan tile principal siXMik- ci nt the Eighth National Cotton I'icklnn Contest here Oct. 2, It wat announced today by Jinnes Nchut chairman of the contest committee Lt. dov. Nnlhaii Oordon will als< ulleud Hie contest, Mr. Nebhut iin- nounced. Accompanying Mr. Shepherd wll be Frank Flstcr. executive vice president of the US. Junior Chamber, nnd William Mundle, aMoclnle cdllor of Future Magazine. Hie nn- tloniil Jaycec publication. His appearance at the National Cotton Picking Contest will murk Mr. Shepherd's second visit to Bly- hevillc this year. He was first here n April, when he wiis national Jaycce vice jirosldenl, lo attend th« tale convention of Iho Arkiius.i.s lunlor Cliamber of Commerce. Mr. Shepherd will speak during he afternoon ol the contest dny n front of the grandstand nl Walker Turk fairgrounds, Recognised us one of America's eudlng authorities on what young nen nro thinking nnd doliiR In behalf of world pence, Mr. shepherd recently conferred wllh President Truman and other lenders in government, labor and business. Following a tour of American elc- fcnu?s In Alaska, Mr. Shepherd also visited England, Franco nnd Belgium, where he announced his support oE the Marshall plan. Mr. Shepherd Is nn attorney for Ihn Santa Fc railroad nnd a partner In Uic Oladewalcr. Texas, law ''rm of 'Stlnchcomb, Klnley and Sharp. He served as an Army -Mr Forces officer during World Wnr II. 19,000 Turn Out In Three Days to See Fair Exhibits An eslimiitcd uUomluiico of 8,000 plus an untallied number of "Kids' Pay" visitors at the Northeast Arkansas Fair here .vc.stonlny boonied the total attendance for the. 1'irsl tlirco duyii to approximately 19,0l)(). The annual five'-, day event will he brought to a close at G p. m. tomorrow. 1 -• Contest Speaker warn John ]l?n Shepherd (National Juyirn; I'rittldcnt) N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK. Sept. 27. <UP1 — Cotton closed barely steady. Open High Low Close Mnrcll 3097 :ill)0 3081 3081 Mny 3018 3083 3065 3005 July .' 3030 3034 3023 302-t October 3112 3112 3100 3100 December .. 3092 3095 301-1 3015 Spots close 3115 down 21. Funerat Services Sunday P. M. for Mrs. N. J. Neill, 83 Mm. Rachel Rebecca Nelll. wl-- (low of N. J. Neill, died late yesUir? lay afternoon nt, the home of her laughter! Mra. George M. Stllwell. 'he wils 83. Funeral services will be conducted v t 2 p.m. tomorrow at. Lake Street. Methodist Church by the Rev. H. H. lllevlns, pastor. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery. Temperature Drops to 47; She Is survived bv six daughter*, Lowest Since Last Spring}™'* stiuve "' Mrs ' Cor " Cm - d ™ y a< AllhouRh officially only four dnyK old, Fall continued to make U.s presence It-It here ycatcrdny as the mercury stayed in tho 70's and Ihen dropped nearly 30 degrees to record Uic second coldest day nnd nlyht, since Spring- A peak temperature ot 75 degrees was recorded here yesterday ami overnight the mercury skidded to a low of 47 dcgrcL'.s, according to Robert, E. Illaylonk, official wpiilher observer. These readings ranked second to Monday's high of 70 degrees and low of 42, the chilliest temperatures of the season. idlnnnpolls, Intl., 1 Mrs. J, 13. Jonas of SI. L^uls, Mrs Puul Freeman cl Hot Springs, Mrs Marie "Warren of 3t. Louis, and M!KH VtctorU NciH f St. Louis; two sons, A, L. Wuterr. >f St. Louis and Walter \VaUns of Denver, Colo.; n sister, Mrs. If. Grccr f East Prairie, Mo., and a brother, _cc Prcsson of East Trairie. Pallbearers will be Uurley Freenan, Hay Freeman, Tim Estes. Bob Victor Stllhvell and Clco ?ope. C'olib Funeral Home is in charge. Blytheville Plan Advocated for Nation's Churches Cotton Show Feature son of the late Henry Alviti Swift and Hester' Elizabeth Swift. He married the former Miss Lcla James of Hillsboro, Ala., who died in 1926. He lived in Memphis for several years before moving to Osceola 20 years ago and was actively engaged in business before becoming 111 five months 050. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church and is survived by a son;, James Henry Swift; a sister, Mrs. Guy F. Bryant, and a brother, Guy Swift, all of Osceola. Fliers Reach Bangkok BANGKOK. Sept. 27. iUV> — George Truman and Clifford Evv.ns. I Americans flying around the world in Piper Cub planes, arrived today from Rangoon. They expected to leave tomorrow for Hanoi. Snow Falls in Vermont RUTLAND, Vt.. Sept. 27. lUl'l — Snow fell here today nnd the lem- perature reached 10 degrees above Robbers Get $200,OOC From Home of Former Official in Tennessee MORRLSTOWN. Tcnn.. Sent. 27. (UP)—The home of former Hamb- Icn CoimU- sheriff James Burke was robbed of over. J200.000 Thursday night. It was learned today. Burke confirmed the robbery but declined to give details. U was understood that the haul netted about $100.000 in cash and more than $100.000 in securities. The wealth was kept in a safe. Burke is an Eist Tennessee political ligure and was formerly mayor of Morri.vtown and postmaster. He operates a taxicab firm hero and is vice president ol the Knoxville transit lines and the Tennessee Coach Company. Drugs Rushed to Egypt To Battle'Black Death' NEW YORK. Sept. 21. (UP)—A naval transport plane left Floyd Bennett field today for Cairo. Egypt, with 8,GC3'nouQ«W of, urgently needed medical supplies to help flgln a cholerA epidemic. The Navy in Washinglon. Enid the plane carried vaccine, plasma, blood and. sulpha drugs. The medical supplies were req'i«=;- cel by the Egjplian government. Officials there said tlie disease was outstripping the vaccines at hand. ' BPIUlS'aFIELD. Mass., Septi 21. (Ij.[«.)—Newspapers, movies, radio and theater should be used lo triinsmlt the Christian gospel to those who fall to go to church, the Yesterday's eatlmated attendance was based on gate receipt* and did not Include the hundred* of youngsters admitted free on the annum "Kids' Day." Thus far, the 1947 Fair ha* been, a "night Fair,", officials pointed out today. Daytime attendance Is less thiui It was at last year's event although crowds as night have made up the difference, F»ir oftt- lals r.ald. . •. 'Hie number of persons 'at! work ii the fields picking cotton was bo- ,cvcd Hit reason lor the tl^ck. dnyllmo attendance. ' Estimated attendance figures for ln> first, two Fair days were Wed- icsday, 5,000. and Thursday, 6,100. Yesterday's number was said to >e nearly the samo us last year'ii hlrd <lay attendance, Clear and warmer weather t» the breciist for tomorrow. •' Overcast *les yesterday briefly' threatened •aln but none fell. The grandstand nan filled to capacity last night as nearly *.000 persons witnessed the 20 free acts presented twice dally. Last night's crowd was tlio largest In many years, Fair officials said. l-ll; FT A Winner* Selected Entries In the numerous exhlblj »»d competitive divisions of Fntr have Increased greatly, th year, according to the demand ribbons presented award-winner: Fair officials Increased their rib-"*"bon order SO per cent this year and 'Mill, they said, exhausted tin supply by the time the Fait Was half over. Judging has l>«en completed In nil divisions and the lost of'the lists ot winners Is expected to be completed today for. publication Monday. . ' : ^, Winners nmons cattle entries or. 4-H Club and Future Farmers of America members were announced today. The results follow:' .•-•.-• Junior heifer Calf—first place, Luther Robinson of Blytheville. Senior heifer calf --.first place, Larry L'.insford of-iBlythevllle; it Senior yemllng heifer—flr*t p!«ce.^ B'J^by,pirI Kopnei" 1 '*/ S£lhrvjll? second places, Mary Margaret Copeland ot Jonesboro. Negro Exhibit* Jadfti In the Nnnro 4-H livestock division, Max Ida Davis of Blythevlll" won first place honors. ' In the judging of booths Jn the Negro Department, the Blythevllle exhibit received the first place award. The Burdette Negro booth won second place with Qsceola and Pint Lake booths winning third and fourth places, respectively. A total of 10 booths was entered. First place winners m. the various divisions of Ihe Negro Department were Burdette. men's division; Promised Land, 4-H girls division; Bur- Osceola Seeks Signals for Grade Crossings OSCEOUA. Sept. 27.—H. H. Dc- Berry of ClinKce, Mo., superintcn- lent of tho River Division of the Frisco binc-s, met with rcpresenta- ilves of tho Osceola Chamber of Commerce and the Arkansas Highway Commission at the Frisco depot hern this afternoon to discuss the erection of warning signals at Trade crossings in Osceola. Harry D. Paulus, manager of the Osceola Chamber ot Commerce announced today. rlmw for the erections of flashing signals at the crossings on Keiser and Hale Streets were discussed at the meeting, Mr. Paulu.s .said, and nl the same time a request for the erection of similar signals at the crcssitiRs on Johnson and Sctn- ics Streets was presented hy Mr. DeBerry. The erection of the warning sisals was one of the projects listed )y the Osceola Chamber on lt,s ac- ivation last year. The railroad com:any at present employs a signal- nan al the Hale Street crossing bul O.iccola's other llirec grade cross- ngs arc without any type of waning signals. Mlsa Pnm Camp cf Little Rock, Miss Arkansas of 1017, Is r,!iowi here wearing a transformed cotton feed bas which has been converlci by skilled feminine hands into a flowered formal which will he. modrin hy the Arkansas ucauty here during the Eighth Annual Cotton Pickmi Contest Thursday. The photograph was made when the gown was flllci for her by Mrs. Kathleen Robins Graves. Rev. Pnut Qullllan. minister of tho First Methodist Church of Houston, Tex., said today. The Rev. Mr. Quilllnn is a former Arkiuisan and was In business In Pine Bluff before he entered the ministry. By using these,media to arouse' Interest, Qulllian told the Seventh' Methodist Ecumenical Conference, spiritual leaders gradually mav lead the public to additional teaching through more convcntiun- til methods. , Bishop O. Bromley Oxnum of New York previously had told the meeting that the united States must stop "confronting the Russian ciucsllon hysterically." Idi-a Tried Here One phase of Ihe Idea advanced by the Rev. Paul Qullllan before the Methodist church group In Springfield. Mass.. hns been given a trial here through co-opcratlou between ministers of Blythevlllo and the Courier Mews. Result!) covering Ihe past 10 months show thai cue church has had more than 20 columns of news aboul I Us acllylties. and it has been estimated that Iwo other churches have n record equally as good. As a rcsull of the program here lo use more church r.ev<-s, nalional attention of publishers has been focused on Ihe plan, and interest hns been shown by colleges and universities and church leaders In other cities. dettc. boys'; Blythevllle. home economics; Osceola, ]x>ultry; -and Blytheville, education. •• The floral displays, Included In the Negro community booth exlii- ------- -.A:Bugs i of Bly- I theville. , '. .'••••' Negro Judges for agricultural products were L. L. Phillips' of Little Rock, state 4-H Club leader; Jesse Mason. Crlttenden County farm agent; and P. L. Freeman and Rob- crl Pliellx, both of Marlon. ',.. The homo economics phase of tha xlilbils were Judged by the'follow- .ng Negroes; Henrietta Williams, Polnsctt County home demonstraT Ion agent; Annel C. Thomas of Mirkeel Tree; S. R. Mays, Cross County home demonstration agen^; and M. J. McCraln Haraway of Hayli, Mo. Armorel Woman Dies; Funeral to Be Sunday Funeral services will he held at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow al Cobb Fuvcral Home Chapel (or Mrs. Yfiggiq Ro- selln Nave, 57. who died yesterday at 4:30 |>.m. at her home at Ar- morcl. She was the wife ot John Nave of near Armorel Novice at Tight Wire Walking Falls to Death At Memphis Fairgrounds MEMPHIS, Sept. 27. (UPI— Authorities lodny sought the family o n blonde 25-year-old girl who plunged 50 feet lo her death rc- porledly on a wager that she could walk a light wire al the MldSoutl Fairgrounds. . .^ . The Bill was identified as Betty bo"™ r» a S" !n « D«vis from a social security card Mid-South Cavalcade To Honor Blytheville '"• On program Tomorrow [Blytheville will be featured on the Cavalcade of the Mid-South, a weekly broadcast over radio station KWEM, West Memphis', aO. p.m. tomorrow. ... The half-hour program is one of a series of broadcasts In which e. Mid-South city Is featured eaili week. The program will include facts nnd figures covering industrial, agricultural and cultural aspects of B'.ylhevllle. ' Worth D. Holder, secretary "of the Chamber of Commerce, made a short talk at the West Memphis radio station last night; when, a ' tnriiscription of tho program,was recorded. A brief hlxtpry of BlythCT vllle. Industries located here and coverage of agriculture In this vicinity was Included In the program, he said. . Originator, producer-director and narrator of the program Is Bill Trolter. a native of Blytheville. Ho received a national award from Bill- recently for. his the Cavalcade The Rev'. H. W. Woolen, pastor I'n her dress pocket. of Clear lake BaptiM Church, will officiate. Burial will be al Dogwood Ridfljc Ccuielcry. Mrs. Nave horn near Hickman, Ky.. and had lived In Blytheville since 1S03. She Is survived by three' daughters. Mrs. Gale Logsdon. Mrs. Margaret LORsdon and Mrs. Mabel Hopper, all of near here; three sons, Clyde Nave, Herbcrl Nave and Walter Kave, also ot near Blytheville. and a sister, Mrs. Rebecca Smith of Blytheville. .Scores of persons watched her ascend a flexible ladder thinking | that she was a part o[ the regular fairgrounds entertainment. Witnesses snld they heard a youlh remark as she climbed the ladder "she's made her $10 bet," Weather ARKANSAS — Fair and slightly ........ warmer today, tonight and Sunday. I before any da*na(e resulted. Firemen Make Run A fire, believed to have been caused from ashes of a lighted cigarette, resulted In slight damxe to a 1M6 Ford sedan belonging to Robert Berry of the State Line community at its parking place In front of Ute Pott Of flee, this morii- ine. The Arc dtputm«at w*4 summoned and the blue extlncuiihetf

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