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PAGE SIX BLYTHBVILLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS. Arkansas Wins Banker's Award Soil Conservation Emphasis Bears Fruit in State LITTLE RofcK. Act. 21—For Boll conservation activities, for encouragements to farm youth, and for the high caliber of service, given farmers by the banks of the state, the Arkansas Bankers Association hss received for the eighth consecutive year the coveted 1000-poini sward of the agricultural commission of the American Bankers Association. Thos, W. Stone, president of the Arkansas Bankers Association, reports that the award was made at the 73rd annual convention of the- American Bankers Association nt Atlantic City, N. J.. by C. T. O'Neill, chairman of the A.B.A. Agricultural Commission, "Each year the A.B.A. commission rates banks in ail slates on activities which benefit agriculture," Mr. Stone explained. "In the numerical evaluation of these activities, points are given for 'regular' and 'extra' services rendered by the banks. Consideration is given work done by Individual banks as well as programs carried out by the agricultural committees of the state bankers associations. "The banks ol our state received special recognition," Mr. Stone said, "for promotion of soil conservation. Banker awards are given to farmer/; who have done an outstanding Job in proper soil management, Our encouragements to farm youth of th« 4-H Clubs and Future Farmer* of America also have received commendation. "The 'regular' services In which our brinks compare well with banks In other states include the exteu- tlon of adequate credit to meet Hie needs of our farm customers," Mr. Stone said. "Credit was given, t.iu, for individual bank projects efi- couraging farmers to keep dcbis nt a safe level and, at the sntne time, to build financial reserves." State leaders who have shared in the responsibility for an organized program for Uic Arkansas Bankers Association include, in adrtl'.ion to Mr. Stone: Elgan C. Robertson, Marianna, president of the association in 1846-47; Donald Barger, Russcll- ville, chairman ol the association's Committee on Agriculture; Aubrey Gates, associate director of extension of the College of Agriculture «f the University of Arkansas; and Hollis Williams, stale consL'rvatiuri- ist of the Soil Conservation Service. Minister's Talent Pays Good Return ELKHART, Ind., Oct. II, (UP) — The Parable of the 10 talent* paid off today for Rev. Orrln Manifold and his 115 parishioners of Calvary Methodist Church. The Bible story netted the church building fund $1,300 on a *50o Investment—better than 2 1-2 for one. Six months ago the minister bor- owcd $500 from n bank, divided it into $10 shares nmong 49 Persons 111 the consrcfifition and himself, and told them to invest the money and bring back the prollu. Sunday was the clay of reckoning nt the church. After the senivjn and hymns two deacons went down il»e aisle passing plates to the pers.ms who participated in the drive. The collection plates were !eft on the altar while the parishioners loiil what (hey did with their "talents." Forrest Ludwlck, a high school student, arose and told how he used his $10 to bug two pigs, He fed them lor the six months and told them for $30. Mr. and Mrs. Uusscl Bowman tripled their ?20 by making and selling greetlnp, cards. Mrs. Donald Maxwell was the most successful steward. She bought cloth and made 102 aprons which sold for $105. Her husband, who first suggested the parable plan to Manifold sponsored a fish try and made a profit of 537. C. W. Smith, n retired telephone linemnn, added a lot of hard work in his investment. He made cement blocks "with my hands and a small mold" to double his money. Paul Guvcr, an aviation plant worker, used his $10 to buy films. Then he took pictures and made postcards good enough to sell to drug stores. He made $27.. Thnt *»s the .same amount as was turned In I by another couple who said they t "fried a lot of doughnuts." Mrs. Howard Hcrrii admitted 1 th:iL she didn't do so well. She raised four canaries. They all turned out to bo hens. But the parson readily granted that he did the poorest of all. He was the victim of bad weatncr. H,told his story when all the others had finished. "You'll remember that In th-j pnr- ablc otic of the 10 took his talent and buried it in the ground so he wouldn't lose 'it." he said. "That's what 1 did. and I nearly lost it..' Manifold put his money into seed potatoes which he Planted near the church. He got a couple of baske's of inavbte-sizcU spuds that lie thought no one would miy. He finally managed to peddle them off at the church baznar as novelties and collector's items. He showed a $3.07 prolit. The pnstor told the congregation that lie has other money-making Demonstration on $500 Investment schemes in mind. The present 30 by 30 foot building only seats 81) person, if all goes well, he said, the congregation should be able to move Into its proposed $25,000 church by 1950. Then he closed the service by reading the final words of the parable: "Well done, good and faithful servants." Farmers' Views Obtained for Policy-Making MONGOMEUY, Ala., Oct. 31, (UP)—Chairman Clifford n, Hope. R., Kan,, said today that he was "confident" that tile House Agriculture Committee ]m received ".i true picture of the farmers vicv.s" In its tour of the country's rural areas. Hope's statement was made when he was Informed that Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson had warned his subordinates to refrain from attempts to influence testimony given by farmers. Hope said that he knew,, of no attempt to persuade farmers to testify contrary to their views. He added that "there may have been a few attempts to bring punly interdepartmental quarrels In ttie committee's hearings. i Truman Gets Invitation To National Jaycee Meet WASHINGTON. Oct. 21. cur>>— President Truman today was invited to attend the annunl awards banquet of the U. S. Junior Chamber of Commerce at Chattanooga, Tenn., next Jnn. 21. At the dinner the Junior Chamber will make Its annual awards to I lie 10 outstanding young men of the nation for 1047. A large Chattanooga delegation led by Mayor Hugh Wasson, Shelliy Brammer, president of the Chattanooga Junior Chamber, and Rep Esles Kefanver, D., Tcnn., called or Mr. Truman today. The mayor said afterward thai the President wanted to attend and agreed to consider the invitation but reminded his visitors that next January would be a very busy period for him. OF SPARKING SVUHtt f OR A MwU by A« tiwkMS «f famous LIQUID DYANSH1NE Liquid Dyanshino h.n been scarce because of u-ar conditions. Your dealer will have more just as 50011 ai ma- rinl Assistant Vandy Coach 'Fails to Get Divorce MEMPHIS. Tenn., Oct. 21. (UP) — Charges that his wife wns jealous and embarrassed him todny failed to secure a divorce for 27- vcnr-old Vanrtcrbllt Assistant Football Conch James Thompson Prothro, Jr. A Chancery Courl verdict cleared Mrs. Ann dorin Prolhro. Jr.. ol accusations of cruel and Inhuman treatment of her former Duke footbnll stnr husband. The couple separated in March. 1046. and have a throe-ycnr-;ld clniighter Ann. Mrs. Prothro testified she believed a reconciliation possible "If his parents didn't interfere." Signed Copy of Byrnes' Book Given Id Crump MEMPHIS. Tenn., Oct. 21. (UP! — Autographed copies of "Frsnkly Speaking" by former Secretary of State Jnmcs P. Byrnes, todny adorned the bookshelves of political loader E. H. Crump and Byrne'. 1 : former school-mate, Grover Me- Cormlck. Byrnes wrote in Crump's copv nf the book. 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Phone 8-4116 •he right Representative for Illylhevillc Territory. If you can wnni il means lo icprosem (he John Hancock write or see ^ Representative-Henry Adams; Reiser, Ark; F. W. WhHn.r, Rl.vthcviiic, Ark. Blood Rerouted In infancy, an Infection blocked Shirley Ann links' veins, which normally transmit blood from the intestines to the heart, and hcmorrhngeii from varicose veins in her throat resulted. Doctors successfully performed a rare operation on the little Los Angeles girl, completely rerouting her blood stream so that she will be able to lead n normal life. Above, the four-year-old child packs her dolls, as she nrcunrcs to leave the hosuilal. Cowboy King is Killed In Automobile Accident ROSWELL, N. M., Oct. 21. CUP) — Bob Crosby, "king of [he cowboys," wa.s killed yesterday when his "car ran off a bridge approach and plunged 300 ieel Into a dry river bed. He wns 60. Sheriff George Wile-ox said Crosby, a former world champion cowboy, apparently had swerved to avoid hilling another vehicle. The accident occurred nenr his home north of Roswcll. Coast Guardsman Find* Romance After His Craft Rescues Plane Passengers BOSTON. Oct. 21. (OP)—A teenage Coast Guardsman disclosed today that a "romance" had developed between him and a 27-year-old UN secretary who was among those rescued by his ship from '/no ditched trans-Atlantic plane Bermuda Sky Queen. .. The couple are nay Hampton, 19, of Aslicvlllc, N. C., a fireman first class aboard the U, S. Cutler Bibb, mid Mis', Lillian (Tina) Lewln of Lmiclon who wns onwute to the United States to serve as a sccre- lury in the UN's economic affairs department, "We're just good friends, now," Hampton said with a shy laugh. "Dunne the rescue I was assisiied to sickbay and that's how 1 got to know Tina, she's an an-fnl nice jilrl and we'll be seeing each other some more," He said they planned <-o correspond when Miss Lew Li reached New York. Head Courier News Want Atls. Indian 'Vampire' Charged in Blood Drinking Assault LUMBER/TON, N. C., Oct. Zl. (UP) —(UP)—T»-o Indians were recovering here today from g.plng knife wouncti which they charged were the work ol in Indian vampire. James Jacobs »nd L*mtr Lock!,?''' members of the Croatan Indian colony ne«r here, yesterday to d police a third member of the colony attacked them and forced them at knlft point to »llow him to drink blood from their wounds. They identified th«lr assailant as James Bledsoe, out on bond awaiting trial for bootlegging, Rural police Jailed Bledwe on assault charges. Jacobs told police Bledsoe attacked him at his home. He said Bledsoe stabbed him in the chest and then held th« knife against his throat to keep him from moving while he drink blood from the gash. Jacob* nid Bledtoe then ran outside shouting "I want some oj your blood" »nd attacked Locklear, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1947 who wu pawing by. Locklear charged that Bledsoe ?« VJ \"'? 1"" then h ' ld tn « knUe to hU back to force him u> , u b m it to more blood-drinking. Attaches at Pembroke Center Hospital, where the cut Indians were treated, said 61 stitches were necessary In Jacobs' case and Locklear's cut required about 75 stit- id "*''' co " diliojl w " s Sheriff W. C. Britt said the accused Indian had a previous criminal record that included conviction for attacking a 14-year-old boy with a shotgun. 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