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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSl'APER Of NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL, XLIV—NO. 168 Blythcville Courier Blylhcvitle Dally New» Hlylhevillc Herald Mississippi Volley KLYT11KV1LLK AUKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1947 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENT!' Auction of 200 Walking Horses To Start Friday More tlian 200-h?»d of registered Tennessee walking horses are listed for sale during Hie two-day public sale at the C. O. Smith Sales Barn on South Highway 61 which begins Friday. The sale, the flttli ol Us kind held by Mr. StnHli. is expected to draw buyers Irom all section of the country and some of the, finest show horses In th» South will be offered for sal*. Veteran auctioned s and ringmcn have been contracted to work the sale, Mi. Smith said, and arrans*- i menta have been made to accommo- »nd economic policies toward Qer- 'date a large crowd of buyers. Lunch many and the Soviet Union. I will be served at the sale* barn by The top American officers !n Mos- i the Dogwood Community Club, he said. To accommodate ... - of - town buyers who c&nnol intend the sale, direct telephone connection* with th« show ring have been arranged, he said, euid both mail and tele- •ayili bids will be accepted, he said. Horses In this sale are from Texas, Missouri, Tennessee, Pennsyl- 'ania. Arkansas, Mississippi. Iowa, forth Dakota. Alabama, Florida, jouisiana. Illinois, Kentucky and eorgia. One of the outstanding lorses to be offered lor sale is Treasure Allen, a roan stallion be- U.S. to Review Policies With Soviets, Germans American Leader* To Determine Future Relations in Europe B.V DONALD J. GONZALES (United frta 8Uff Carr«pondent) WASHINGTON, Oct. 8. (UP)— The United States today begun a thorough review of Its diplomatic cow, Berlin and London were back for the fop-level policy talks which •ere expected lo continue for 10 days to two weeks. Topics up for consideration »nd study Include: I 1, Russia's stepped-up propaganda campaign against the United States and the possible Implications in the revival of the Com- munisl • International to flght "American imperialism" and the Marshall plan. 3. Formulation of U. 8. strategy in advance of the Nov. 25 meeting of the Big Four foreign ministers in London where work will be resumed on the German and Austrian peace treaties. The Big Four deputies take up the troublesome issues Nov. 6. !. Britain's request for revision of the December. 1946, agreement which provided for 50-50 sharing of German occupation costs by each country in the combined Anglo- American zone. Six high-ranking American and 11 British officials will begin revising the accord this afternoon. The British are expected to ask the U. S. to take over at least 80 per cent of the costs. American officials who arrived from their European posts for the* important reviews were Lt. Gen. Walter Bedell Smith, U. S. ambassador to Russia, Ambassador Robert D. Murphy. U. S. political adviser In Germany; Lewis W. Douglas, ambassador to Britain, and Gen Lucius D. Clay, military governor of the American-occupied zone in Germany. Each of (he four Is expected to confer with President Truman and Secretary of State George C. Marshall during the visits here. Their recommendations on future American policy In Europe will be carefully considered In (he light of rapidly-moving erents abroad and In the United Nations General Assembly. Smith's report in particular is awaited with keen Interest by state Department official^'"""' ~ counted on.to give hand views on what Eastern European up to now. Smith told reporters on his arrival here yesterday that formation of the new Communist International was "not expected" by him. He refused to elaborate. i«jClay, who arrived' on the same | T>Iane. said the new Communist organization "certainly is a definite plan to weld Eastern Europe into an economic and political front" against the Western powers. Meanwhile, diplomatic authorities expressed doubts that an agreement with Russia can be reached In November on the - long-debated German and Austrian treaties The United States, it was learned, will not allow the negotiations to drag on, as they did at- Moscow earlier this year, unless there are strong Indications that the Soviets at long last are willing to agree to treaty ng shipped from Nanole Farms, Norristown. Pa., owned by Olen D. 'apps of that city. Other outstanding horses include Buddy Merry Boy, owned by Walter L. Partain, Windsor, Mo.; Minuettc, two-year old mare from Floy Wray. Ft. Lauderdale. Fin.; Tax- ?ayer, a yellow stallion owned by Emmette L. Barron, Decatur. Aln., and Pearson's Pride Allen owned oy G. H. Pearson, Jamestown, N. D. 6 Held in Armed Robbery of Cafe 3 Couples Arrested Hour After Stick-Up Staged at Lake City JONKSBORO, Ark., Oct. 8. (UP) — Six persons are in Craigheiui County jail today, charged with armed robbery of a Lake City cafe. According to Sheriff Leon Brown the members of the group have confessed to taking »95 from cafe operator Roy Cole. The six persons were identified as Emmett Eldred Creel. 23, of Annlston, Ala.; Clyde J. Slagle. 21, Party Leaders Amend Rules To Include GIs Democratic State Committee Act* at Little Rock Meeting LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Ocl. «. (U.P.)—The Arkansas Democratic State Committee amended Us rules today to allow Independents to vote and to run as candidates In the 1948 Democratic primaries. Under strict party rule interpre- latlon all persons who voted for Independent candidates would have been denied Ihc right ol ballot in next year's primaries. The resolution, adopted 19 lo six, was Introduced by State Sen. Wecins Trussell of tMrdyce who was exercising the proxy of his wife. Royce Upshaw of Turrell. who wns defeated In lasl year's general election us an Independent candidate against Judge cy Boyd o[ Critlenden County, provided l?ie opening fireworks for Ihe com- millcc when he said Ihe "committee was on a spot." Following Upshaw's statement Trussell offered his resolution and after op]>ositlon by Stale Sen Jerry Screcton of Hazen was eliminated, a vote was called nnd a clear majority recorded. Section 4 of the party rules was amended to read: "Violation of Rules. Any person who shall be guilty of violating any of these rules'* and regulations shall not be qualified, to vote or be a candidate in a Democratic primary, within two years after such violation, nor shall he be entitled to be a delegate or a coin- mitleeman; nor to hold any position in Ihe party organization within such time. Soviet Plan to Block Marshall Plan of terms. Map New Missco Now Ready For Distribution A comprehensive map of Missis- pi County compiled by Cecil rls. Blytheville real estate agent is ready for distribution today following inspection and approval of It ai a dinner-meeting of the. Real Estate Board last nigh; at the Holel Noble. Tl;e map. a project sponsored bv the Real Estate Board, is In book form and shows school districts, county roads, rtrainase rtfstrlct 1 : townships, farm l.inrf? rid land owners. I! :s the first < : a;-. p n r Mississippi County coi:ipjj..u -;ince 1927. it was said today.' copies of the map may be obtained from Mr. Ear.'s at cost pnce. it was announced. I vln other action lasl ni;<hi. the' Board disousjed p':ans to attend the i sla'.e convention r,r veal estate men ] next seek nt Bureka Springs and voted to .seek to htive the 1948 ! flate nieeSiKR held here. About lour j members of !he Eo.irri here are ex- I peeled to attend. | T!;» Board members also heard ft-' report of the r.ommlllee named fjb Investigate Ihe possibility of opening a new trade territory by extending the air base road across the state line Into IVftssouri to join Highway 84. The work of the com- miltee is conltnulng and the report, indicated I'nat co-ODcration '.vo'jld be received from Missouri.ins of Ihat ares. Kansas City, Mo.; Elmer Leon Acjnar. Cal.; 17, and Owen- Morris. 17, both of and Mary K. White 3 they decided they needed some money and one" of the girls suggested they rob the Lake City cafe. All were arrested one I hour alter Uie robbery by Deputy Sheriff Carl King at Caraway. The $95 was recovered, he said. AH Confess Sheriff Leon Brown said all six have signed confessions. He said Creel had admitted stealing the car used in the holdup from a used car lot last June in Bridgeport. Conn. • At the time the car was stolen it had been driven 900 miles, and now the speedometer reads more thati 32.0CO miles. Sheriff Brown said Slagle had confessed Ihat he had been spending several days in West Memphis, but Monday decided to go to Kansas City, Mo., and hitch-hiked to Wilson, then Blytheville and Stecle. Mo., where he, ate supper Monday night. He started to hitch-hike to Kansas city when picked up oy Creel and Alverson, who began talking about staging a robbery a short time later, he was quolcd by officers as saying. Driving near Cape Oirardcau. MO., he said they spotted threi; girls standing on Ihe highway and picked them up and Uiey agreed, he said, that they stick up the Lake City cafe. Early Tuesday, Ray Coicmau. night operator of the cafe, said the car occupied by the three men and three women drove up in front of the place, with tin- group ordering cokes. When he returned li.s empty bolles from the car he said, Slajle flashed a gun and orcderrl him lo lay flat on his stomach while 5% wns taken from the cash Fitzpatricks Buy Memphis Jewelry Store Mr. and Mr.s. Joe FiUpaLrick of Blylhevillo have purchased and are now operating David's Jcwelfy Store, 1 Poplar and Cross town, in Memphis, It wns announced today. "Purchase of the new store resulted in transfers for two employes of Fttzpatrick's Jewelry Store here. J, C. Cole will be sales manager of the ne\v store and" Mrs. Gael Bryant wilt serve as office manager. Operation o.f the Memphis store began la.st. week. The Fitzpatricks now operate five jewelry stores in this area. A new Communist International organization, formed by Comnumlsl leaders of nine European countries who met lasl month in Poland Tor the purpose of defeating the Marshall Plan and fighting the "U. a. imperialism," was announced by Andrei Zhdanov,' left, of Uie Soviet Politburo, close adviser to Slahn, right. Zhdanov represented the Russians &t the Polish conference where the.new organization WAS formed. (NEA Telephoto.) Meatless Tuesdays Received Here With Some Prospects of Compliance After the holdup. Coloinun notified officers, who maiie (he aire^.l an hour later in Caraway, whe'.'e the zroup had stopped. Rehabilitation Of Handicapped Gets Attention Press Freedoms Linked Closely With Democracy Freedom of the press is a right of free people, nntl newspapers arc merely the trustees of tYml right, James L. Vcrhocff, editor of the Courier Ne\vs, £aid today as members of the Kiwanis Club observed National NeAvspaper Week HS n feature of their luncheon session in Hole! Noble. /'Freedom of the press is closely related to democracy," he said, "and when one is endangered, the other is endangered." He fluoted Gen. D\vight D. Eisenhower ns having said recently that "democracy is undergoing its greatest test and Americans must accept responsibility along with their freedoms." Linked closely with freedom of the press nnd democracy is another freedom, the freedom of religion. The speaker said that it is "unfortunate that churches and newspapers do not \vork together with greater success. TUe newspapers provide the only tie that exists between the church and some homes.' 1 , It, was recalled that in BlythcviHe wit hiii the past year there hn^ been deveV'.>pcd an idea which prom- jses to become a pattern for better co-operation between the church Ana the press. BlylhcvUlc Sets Vatlcm The idea grew into, a class in Church Ne;vs Writing ssxwsored by the ministers cl the city, and nev,s o :" this activity attracted the nt. ..ic,n oj editor.s across me iiiitic: 1 .. <ind today is gaining more and more aUrntion from leaders within UiC churches. -We cannot get material for a readable news kfm merely by lifting if from a shelf as a grocer dc<is when you give him an order lor foocV" the oditor said. "We rieal in President Trutnan'a meatless Tuesday »nd fowl-lew Thursday plan for food conservation will be compiled with by Blylhevllle restaurant operators only "if the other fellow does, too," it appears today. A survey of restaurants, cafes, and* food-serving soda fountains here I yesterday and this morning indl- caled that all concerned are patiently waiting for "tile other fellow" to make the first move before anybody Is likely to make auy meuu changes. This was the nearly unanimous reply of about 15 representative establishments questioned. Few, apparently, had given the matter str- lous Ihought. . While all indicated a willingness lo do what they could, "for" or ''against" stands on the plan seemed uncertain, ft n't sure the. plan would ers said they .could n'I good It woifldvdo and- somcllilng ha^d to be done loward food conservation. A weak spot In Travel Cost Hiked Millions by ICC Passenger Fares, Freight Charge* • .Up — publfe aboul »127,COO,OOo by the end of the the plan was pointed out by one woman restaurant operators who said "...It is entirely up lo our customers. If they are willing to' order chicken on Tuesday and meat on Thursday, it's all right with us. But what is the difference?" Nearly all Ihe establishments had meat on their menus yesterday, Ihe first "meatless day" proclaimed since World War I. One restaurant operator said lie added fish lo his menu s'eslerday for the first time other than on Friday. His customers had their year. The commission authorized a country-wide emergency Jump of 10 per cent In freight rates, effective on Ihree days' notice. Southern railroads also were permitted to raise passenger coach fares by 13.63 per cetit and Pullman fares by -«.06 per cent on five days' notice. Then passengers traveling In the area Easl of the Mississippi | and Soulh of the Ohio end Polomac rivers will pay the same fares recently approved for the Northeast. Carriers In the Northeast will get about »52.700,000 out of the freight increase this year, the commission said. Southeastern roads will get Estimated Yield Of Cotton Drops 341,000 Bales Production for 1947 Still to Be Far Ahead Of Figure* for 1946 WASHINGTON. Ocl. 8. (UP) — The Agriculture IX'piu linonl. V e- porllug thai cotton production nut- look hns declined sllnhtly beciui.se of last month's bad weather conditions, Irxlay forecast n cotton crop of 11,568,000 bales for lil-17. The department siilc! the (lulf Const hurricane and other storms ! last month reduced the lint nuiUHy and tulcrfcred with picking for a Ahort time, "but. otherwise caused only sllghl dnmngc. The department snld Hie tore r cast was 34 1,000 bales, or three per cent less than the formisl niiulo Sept. 1. The depnrlmcnt suld continued dry. hoi weather from Alabama westward through Oklahoma reduced prospects for (he lalo portion of the crop, more than off.ic'lllnR generally favorable wcathci' lu Qcoi'Rln and llic fur Western stales, 'Hie Indicated 1917 crop compares with the small IfHS production of 8,610,000 bales and n 1036-45 accr- age nf 12,300,000 bales. Lint yield per acre was estlmnlcd at 261.3 pounds. 26 pounds above the 1946 harvest and 10.7 pounds above the 10-year average. The nation's record yield per acre was 298.0 pounds In 1044. Drouth Caused ItamaRe Tile department said production prosjwcl.s remained unchanged In (he eastern seaboard anil l'*fir Western stales, nut In Iho central area dmughl continued throughout most of September. Excessively high temperatures during the first 10 days of Seplembcr decreased Ihc production outlook by 275.000 hales In Mississippi, Arkansns. Tennessee and Alabama. The oullook declined 1,000 bales in Mississippi, 1,000 In Arkansas. 40,000 In Tennessee and 35,000 In Alabama. In the Southern half of the col- ton belt the cotton Is practically all open and good progress was made In harvesting Ihe crop lasl month r Uift' department said. Cotton shillings were estimated •t 3,898,767 bales prior to' Oct. 1 a« compared with 2,334,+43 bales lasl year. The forecast by stales: Missouri, .340.000 biilcs; Virginia l»,00fl; NTprtJi" Carolina, 450.000; Soulh Carolina, 660,000; Georgia, " '"' "1,000; Tennessee, Mifcilsslnpl, 1._ 1,325,000; Ixjlll- stirfiii, •'<Mfi*ilr? r ib£laliomn, 275,000; Texas, 3.150.000; New Mexico. 150.000; Arizona, 210,000; California 080,000; anil Illinois. Kansas auci Kentucky, combined, 10.000. Soviets Reject Arab Demands for Palestine Control l.AKK SUCCESS, N. Y., Oct. 8. (U.P.)—The Soviet l)lut:, iillcr three weeks of silence, today rejected Arab de- nmiuls for ixililicul control of t'lilcsUne and indicated it will .support piii'lilion of that bloody area between Arabs and Jews dtt.spito Aral) llirutita to nlnrt a middle eastern war. Verdict Expected In Bribe Hearing Jury it Given Case Against Hot Springs City Attorney Rowland MOT SPRINGS, Ark., Ocl. 8.— lUPt — A verdict in the first of si-rlea of trluls of former Hot Springs Lily officials wns expected to be rfUjriHid today. The entire prtwenilton mid the mn]or pail ol Ihc defense- of City Attorney Jay llowlimd wus concluded yesterday. Court reconvened lit ID n.m. to- drvy, nl whii'lt time the sluts of tercel i-ehullnl tcsllmony to Rowland's sliiU'im'nl denying he had nmiptcd bribes. Attorneys for both sides iiiinle their final picas soon «(lei-ward and the cnse went lo Ihe Jury. The Erlnl of non-laud WHS not Ihc major show, as far as Ihe spec- lator.s ivnd observers arc concerned, However, Us outcome wns expected to set the pace for the rest of-the cases, mid particularly Ihe tine against former mayor and po- llllcul lender I.eo P. McLaughlin. He la to bo tried, on charges of bribery ami misconduct In office, but there Is ti possibility llml his attorneys will file a motion for a change tit venue to prevent his be- iiiK tried In Clarland County. The turning point In the Rowland trial was n charge by Prosecutor Sidney* McMnlh that tlut-clly attorney had accepted a bribe, of $50,000 from a Little Rock bond firm In connection with the sale of a wntcr works system lo llio City of Hoi Springs, Rowliuid denied Ihnl this was a bribe. He said U was a legal feu for handling life transaction. And he defended his action in giving some of the money to city aldermen on the grounds that they had worked on the wntcr project, for K long time and deserved the .com- pensnlloii. ' " "••" I The lip-off on Iho Soviet attl- Uidc toward Palestine was firrt jlven by Polish Delegate J. Win. cwlez In Die United Nations As* scmbly'a special Palestine committee. The United Slates—which holds the key lo what the UN will try to do In Palestine—was still silent, although spokesmen Indicated .sec« relary of State George O. Marshall may be ready lo let his delegation show Us hand tomorrow. ',, Wlnlewlcz. the Polish Ambassador to Washington, coupled his state-.- nieul of policy on. Palestine with » harsh attack on British policy there. He charged Hint Palestine was «. "|X>wdci--barrel" today largely be-" cnu.sc of Ilrltnln's policy of "divide' el Imperil" (divide and rule). Drltnln'.i policy, he said, has not been direcled toward Ihc hilcrcalv of Palestine. Even loday, he added; the Brilish press is asking In con- uecllou with Britain's wllhrawnl! "What will happen to Britain's in- tcri'.sls in the Near East?" ' His most vehement accusalloni were reserved for British ixillcy toward ,)e\vVsh refugees — especially the recent "exodus case" in which Jews were returned to Oermany.,••• 'Those who believed in the valu» of an Intenuillontil document concerning a Jewish homeland hi Pal-< csllnc," Wlniewlcz- said, "are how sitting behind barbed wire in Gor- mnn cnin|u, guarded by German Bids for Legion Auditorium to i [ n c KQ . choice of ^cutlets or fish coquettes | »18,2CO.COO and Western lines *54 and the demand for each was "about j 000,000. The increases apply to all 50-50." he said. j commodities except coal, coke and Non seemed particularly cnthus- ; iro norc. on which specific per ton lastic about the plan and the con- \ raises were allowed, servatiou program did not appear; The commission noted objections today ready to "sweep the tow : n."jlo the Increases on grounds Ihat firemen Answer 2 Co//s Firemen answered H call lo the residence of Mvs. Dorothy Moslev. H21 South Lilly, late this morning 'v'ncii an oil stove flareci up. No damage resulted. Slight damage to in outside wall resulted yesterday when a .ynall fire broke out in » pile of trash »ccumulated from remodeling operations at Dr. L. F. Bro»nson's clinic, 1201 WMt Ash. H. L. Hnl.scll Jr.. of the Employment Security Oiiice here, spoke on the rehabilitation and employment of handicapped persons al tl:c weekly meeting of the Lions Club yesterday noon at the Hotel Noble. Mr. Halsell spoke in connection with National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week which began Sunday and continues through Saturday. He urged employers neve to ne more broad-minded In hearing applications of disabled persons and poinlcd out thai handicapped workers have proven lo be on a par with Ihe uii-handicapped when properly [rained and titled tor a job. Rehabilitation of handicapped persons, both veterans and non- veterms. and work ol '.he Employment Security Office in relation to their employment were also discussed by Mr. Halsell facls. and if they are lo have value for the reader they must oe s.) fresh that no one has had tini" to put them on a shelf. "Wo must rely on our news sources for these iacl.s and we can giv^ you no more Information in a nev.s story than \ve received in Ihc way ui reliable information from our ni:»-3 sources. Who are our news sourcvs-' Business and professional men like those of you in this group, wno are civic leaders and community leaders, and from our inibli-, oifi- cials who are serving the best in- Icrcsls of Ihe laxp.iyers." Mr. Vcrhocff told ol rcceiu hn- proi-etilenl. 1 ; in the mechanical department of the Courier News where a press lias been installed which prints complete daily rdilior.s :n one-sixth Ihe time required o, the old press. Cary Mason, of the Courier News circulation department w-ns a spe- ' cial guest of the club in Its observance of National Newspaper Week. He is the son of Mr. and Mis. E. R. A survey of five representative grocery stores and meat markets today showed that only one felt any effects of yesterday's "meat- lessness." One manager reported that meat sales dropped off at least one-third yesterday while grocery purchase,? Increased. Bu.vs Meat for Her Don He said he believed the difference was du^ to "meatless Tuesday" rather than a buyers' strike or grocery purchases would not have increased while meat sales declined. The others reported thai they had "no decrease" or "couldn't tell much difference" in sales yesterday and any other day. One said the only Customer who npparcnlly observed Ihe meatless day commented Ihat. the president's plan didn't seem to include dogs. So she bought meat for her dog. Another manager said that "one or two customers took salmon Instead." All received at least a few i Pull' comments from customers, some in- : cc quiring about the plan, nicy asked If il had really started. If It was supposed to be nation-wide, and If it was compulsory or voluntary. A few customers acknowledged that it was "meatless Tuesday." but made purchases anyway and claimed it was for use today. they are "inflationary 1 ', but added: Operating Costs Increase "In our Judgment that factor Is outweighed by tlie ncccssliy of keeping Ihe carriers, in the face of higher costs of operation, hi a reasonably healthy condition . . . lo lake care oC the demand of l)w public for adequate transportation." The report emphasized that many of the nation's most importanl railroads arc facing a serious Lhreat lo their service because of mounting costs. The country "imperatively demands a transportation system adequate' for the national defense in any emergency," ttie report added. ,, Coastvise steamship companies were included In the order, as well as Irellht forwarders whose business it l.s to collect miscellaneous freight) for shipment. The new Southern passenger fares will now be on the basis of 25 cents milt In coaches instead of 2.2; .illuvin fares 3.5 insicAd of 3.3 'Ills' Wlilc Ihe carriers are reaping the Clients of the 10 per cent freight rate increase, the fCC v.ill hold'hearings on their proposal to replace It with a permanent hike of 28,8 (per cent. This would yield II.- 873.WO.OCO annually. Hearings will be |.el(i fit various 7>lacc5 through- out'Ihe US. in the near future. Bids for the construclion of an auditorium to be built by Ihc American Legion here will be ncce-plcd by Dud Cason Post '24 al 2 p.m., Ocl. 31, It was announced lit Llic weekly niccllng of Ihe Post In Ihe Legion Hut lasl nifilil. Plans for Ihc construclion of llic autlllorluni were discussed during last nlghl's meeting and a report by Flosco Crafton, chairman nf the auditorium building committee, stated that plans for en-ctlrm of the building have been completed. The new auditorium will also liouse the Legion's alhlellc arena and the weekly wrestling program, sponsored by the Dud Cason Posl, will be held Ihcre. The auditorium will have removable scats so the building can be used for the wrestling shows. The 100 by 100-foot auditorium will be erected immediately north and cast of the Legion hut on North Second Street, nnd will be used for bolh Legion and civic activities. The new building will scat approximately 2.500 persons and II Is planned lo build 11 of brick nnd steel. Members of the post also heard a discussion on promotion of n'llo races by Jack Flowers, veteran dirt Irack racing promoter, who is assisting with the legion's Old Car Derby held at Walker Park ciich Sunday. New York Stocks Guest at the meelin? was Toler ! M«on, and a farmer Courier News Buchanan of B!ythevili«. | carrier. 2 p.m. Slocks AT&T 1S6 7-R Arncr Tobacco 72 1-4 Anaconda Copper 35 Chrvsl-r 60 1-2 Coca Cola n? Gen Electric 35 I-2 Gen Motors 59 Montgomery Ward 57 i-2 N Y Central 14 3-4 Int Harvester 80 North Am Aviation 9 Republic Steel 275-8 Radio B 1-8 Socony Vacuum IB 1-8 Studcbaker 215-8 Standard of N ,1 74 Texas Corn 57 3-8 PAC'CV.'d S I U S Slccl 72 3-4 Missco Baptists Convene At T'-e\\ Tomorrow Vhe r3ici annual scrv.on of the ;:;srls-:|ipi County Baptisl Associa- M. «..!: < \..ii.;. y •:.. .••.-. nr'. t'.rsi B!pll:-l Church, will cut underway tomorrow morning with » business session. 'Morning and evening scrvic n s will be held tomorrow and Friday. The itev. H. E. Jonr-i Is piulor of Uie •V.u; 1 •! : '.. .". !.'. J. R;:s-l:i.i'; ot Manila wi'l r-ive as moderator during the session. Chickasaw Club Members To Elect Officers Tonight The election of officers for the coming year will highlighl the annual meeting nf members o[ Ilif Chickasnw Athclellc Club n< '.lie City. Hall tonight. C -G. Krdsuan. president of the club announced ycslcrday. The meeting will i>l>en at 8 o'clock. Mr. Redman staled Ihat duritis Ihe business session annual reports, including the financial rc- pori, will be given. Anyone Inlercst- of this activity and attracted l^r | program is invited to auriu; to- \ night meetings. Mr. Rodman said. | Citizen" Making Arrest On Highway Has Carried Commission for 27 Years Tom A. Little, flr., nlylhcvlllc business niiin, who Sunday arrested a molorlst on North Highway fil after lie found Ihe car weaving across the pavement, nuitie Hie arrest us a special officer, nnd not Jitst as an ordinary citizen, it was disclosed loday, Eleven cars WCMC In Ihc line of traffic following the weaving driver when Mr. Little observed the violation and made the arrest. Mr. Llltle has carried u commission as a sjircrlnl deputy shertfi for mure than 'ft years. The motorist yesterday entered n pica of guilty lo driving while under Ihc influence of llt|iior and was fined $100 and costs In Municipal Court. Arkansas la';> permits arrests by citizens who wilnc.ss the commission of rrlmes_ Absolve Rollison Of Any Blame In Death of Farmer OSCKObA, Ark. Ocl. 8 — The highway death of Albert Wesley McNnbb of Wilson last week was termed an unavoidable accident after an investigation completed here yesterday alternoon determined that no chaiKcs will be filed against O. S. Rollison ol Blylhevllle. driver of Ihc cnf, which struck the 58-year- old farmer. After examining witnesses. Deputy Prosecutor M. T. Mailling announced Uiat no charges will be lilcd unlc.ss further evidence of violation of traffic laws develops. Mr. McNabb was killed early Friday night shortly after he stepped off a bus at Driver. He was struck by Mr. Rulllson's car in front of the Lowiancc Store in Driver and instantly killed. Kclward Beccham. Negro of the Driver vicinity, was the only eyewitness o/ the accident. Others mK'.stionccI in the wind-up of the < xamination wore Claiance D. Gar- iicv and Waller BishofI of the Swiit Funeral Home here, which took charge of the body. Mr. and Mrs. Rollwon and Mrs 7,r>ra McNabb and sons Carl and Huali also \vere present al. the conclusion of the investigation. policemen many of whom most prob- ubly took part In the massacre of- Ihe Jewish population in Germany after 1833." The United Nations was hearing climaxes on two of Us mosl crucial Issucj—Palestine and Greece. On Greece—General debate 1* closed mid the Political and Security Commlltce will begin examlna- lion ol the half dozen or more resolutions offered as a "solutioiy, Ljj^ y& A minute revolt by I4» 'jWfg'lif^,''''-,'_,. encd to defeat tnfcJnJ^lMhlivlik ^ T Yugoslavia, Bulgaria and Albania, aggressors and place full blams lor the Greek situation on them. Czechoslovakia nnd Poland are among Hie speakers inscribed tor .debate In.the,P«lest!n«.Committee, but the whole Palestinian Issue is v up In Ihe air unlil the United BUtcs speak. The British have threatened lo pull out of Palestine and to refuse to help impose any .solution the UN devises. The major question now Is: Who will Impose the UN decision in Palestine and enlorc» il? The United Stales will be reluctant to take on-Britain's milllary responsibilities. In Palestine even for an interim i>crlod. It also will be reluctant to accept a formula under which the big powers would share responsibility because that would give Russia a foothold in the Middle Kast—a domain heretofore considered the preserve, of Ihe An.T Hlo-Anicrlcans. N. Y. Cotton Cripps Appeals For Stop-Gap Aid For Britain LONDON, Ocl. 8. (UP)—Sir Staford Cripps, new Economics MtnU- cr. appealed lodny In Ihe wake;pf lop lo bolloni shukeup in Ihe labor nbincl for slop-sap dollar nld for Brilnln nnrt Europe. Cripps held Ihc first press con- 'crcnce since lie became director of Britain's hard pressed economy. He spoke against the backdrop of A ?ovcrnmcnl shuffle which aroused ,ltlle enthusiasm In the press and which centrally held Hint Prime Minister Clement Atllce did no,t go' Fnr enough in merely firing 12 of ^Is mlntslcrs. . Britain could get along without, further interim assistance from the United States, Cripps said, If she were sure that the Marshall aid plan would become effective by next June. Asking for aid before the end of the year. Cripps said that Britain conlemplatcd being able to draw on Ihc final $400,000,000 ol the American loan before Jan. 1. The Brillsh suspended wllhdraw- als against the loan when they cut off Ihc convertibility of sterling in- lo dollars in August. But they hoped to have a majority of their convertibility agreements negotiated this year. With that $400.000,000 and soni« assurance that the Marshall plan would begin aiding Europe by lha middle of 1948, Cripps said, Britain would feel justified In digging deeper into its gold reserves, buying more dollars from the International Monetary Fund, and slashing imports more drastically than otherwise. Weather Rites 'or Infant Held Services for Frances Mar'.oue?. clghl-inonths-old (but'hler of Mr. and VTrs. Antoneo MarleneK. who died last night al the Walls Tk';j>i- tal, were held Ihh afternoon at DD^- , wood nldgo Cemetery. ' CobbFuneral Hom,e was in charge.' Mar. May . July ARKANSAS—Pirtly cloudy today. Ion i? HI *™ A Thursday. No Import- inl temperature changes. open 3151 , 31S2 3099 3159 31-) li 3220 3225 3l6a 3228 3197 low,l:30 3141 3 1 8.') 3 1 36 320i 3087 3I4H 3159 32IO 3123 3177 Soybeans ! Nov. Mar. open .. 325 .. 330 hi;h 32fi 330 low ClOM" 325 32.1 324 328 Mercury Hits 87 Highest temperature recorded here yesterday was 87 degrees, according to Robert E. Blaylock, official weather observer. Low during last night was 60 degrees. House To Girt Sales Talk In Osceola Tonight OSCEOLA. Ark. Oct. 8—E. C. House, New York sales consultant, will present the second of a series of three lectures to sales people of Osceola-. at 8 o'clock tonight, nt the high.school auditorium. , ; ,v His topic will be "Telescoping.* He will conclude the 'lecture ierles tomorrow nlghl ithen he will * on "Shifting the Gears."

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