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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XI,111—NO. 233 BlythcvlUe Dally Ne«r Blythevllle Courier THE DOMINANT NKWSl'Al'ER Ol* NORTHEAST AUKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Blythevllle Herald Mississippi Valley Loader HI.YTIUOVlhLW, AKKANSAS, TUIOSDAY, UKCKMHKK 'M, Missco Farmers Aid in Forming Insurance Firm Arkansas Has Unit In Five-State Parent Farm Bureau Company With $400,000 worth of life insurance applied for by farmers and planters of Mississippi County, organization of a- farmer-owned and controlled life insurance company lias been complete.! and wilting of policies is expected to ocelli Immediately." During the formation of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Investment Corporation, a stock Issue of SBO,- 000 offered Farm Bureau members was oversubscribed with $8000 worth of the slock purchased by the Mississippi County Farm Bureau, ii. c. Knapnenbergcr, secretary, said yesterday. The Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation purchased S5000 worth of common stock Iand individual members purchased $15,000 worth of preferred stock. Th e Arkansas Investment company together with similar companies in Texas. Alabama, Kentucky and Mississippi forms the Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company and o.vns all its capital .slock. The company will begin operations with $200.000 capital and $200,000 surplus. Headquarters will be in Jaekson, Miss., with Dave C. Michcr. formerly manager of thc Country Life Insurance Company in Illinois, in charge as executive vice-president. Three Arkansans on Hoard Arkansas representatives on tlie board of directors are officers of the state Farm Bureau Federation. They are n. E. short of Brinfclcy, president; joe C. Karelin of Grady, vice-president; nnd Waldo Frasier of Little iiock. executive secretary. Policies issued by thc company will be limited to Farm Bureau members and their families and will be offered in units of $100 Tlie premiums will be the same as those of old line insurance companies. Mr. Knappenberger said nnd ivfll be determined in Ihc same manner for actuarial tables Each county . W lll have an agency through which the policies will be written. I,, Mississippi County,- Uat agency will be localed in .., v cither, .Bly.Ui C «Ulo . or : OoCi-oi,, ^sr perhaps both. Mr. KnTappe'iiDcVee'r said. Location of thc counly agen- Jn[c°- r aaSC " clcs win be settled -at a No Organization Eincnsc Stock i n this stale was subscrib- ,,, T w ' lUlollt o'-snnization expense and by the voluntary efforts of Farm Bureau members. Preferred stock will pay six percent interest Applications for F5.000.000 wortl of policies have bee,, made by Jam Bureau members throughout n, ."M S!IS """ thcy hilvc Indicate? at they .will take policies amount.'I 7 10 •''" "KB'-csatc of S26.000.00C them com l )a »y begins writing Organization of this life insurance coinpnny culminates .r.lan- ii progress for ,,,o re than a vcar'anr IS I he result of iicjnnl- r r> 1'aiin Bureau members for a farmer-owned and controlled compa- Officers of the Southern Farn Bureau Life Insurance Co,, pan .nc namsoi, E. Aldrich of Missis' sippi, president; I. s. wood of Ken lucky, vice-president; and Pau ^r. mI L.. ri ? n " cr >°r th= Indian Fighting Lumberjacks Start Hotel Fire in Which Two Lose Lives QUEBEC CITY, Quc.. l)cc. 24. (UP)—A fight between two lumberjacks during which an oil stove vyas upset was believed to have started the fire that destroyed the three-story -Mount Royal Hotel, killing two women, firemen said today. SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Truman to Extend Yule Greetings Address to Nation To Follow Lighting Of White House Tree BY MKKKIMAM SMITH United 1-i-ess White House Reporter WASHINGTON, Dec. 24.—Prcsl- ent Tfunmn leads the nation in slcomlne Christmas today when ; lights the big Christinas tree i the White House grounds and •oadcasts yule greetings to his How Americans. Mr. Truman will go out to the Kith lawn of the executive man- on at about 5 p.m. (EST) for the aditional lighting of the national mmunity tree. He then will de- his brief message, which will Twenty Killed In Plane Crash In S. America York So into 20 to v - ' S ° ns Wcrc kiilcd I T V 1 , r °>"-">otored Av -, ™ I1lsAt . la »lic P"»'c crasli a mountain near here • The death toll rose to day when Enrique Lccrok, one c those aboard, died. An official a, nounccincnt a short time carHr 1>"-^ set the total fatalities at 19 Reports conflicted as to the cxai ">"'«*r aboard the big si ip whc nt« n ^f'r> int ° a *"«'»• «^c patch of Papagayo Mountain i the Tijiica district during the hoii of darkness. Some sources said ' were aboard, others 21. , A \ Firemen Answer Alarm To Main Street Store Slight damage resulted when ^ 3SS , nt Tcn(h an:1 R:>iliO nr? - vcstcrd «y "gnitcrt the pore w a nearby house, properly of t>. Bapcctt, Firemen ex'inguis nnollicr grass fire yesterday is!) Smoke f rom ijunicd-oul wiri brought flremcnt l o the Stcrli Store yesterday afternoon. No This permits him to divide hi;- lim elween his immediate family, n! ' 1-year-old mother, who lives' 17. niles away at Grandview, Mo, and Ars. Truman's family. Tlie Piresfdcnt will be back in Vashingtbn'by 7 p.m. the day after "liristmas. Mr. Truman was forced to observe only a brief-Christmas holi- lay because, of his work on the t*t e Pf.•'.&*?£ union message and tlM>.ncw -m7-48'^bndcrct which he ircscnts to the new': Congress ear- y next .month. Mr. Truman is working oil these two vital messages during most of Ills waking tours. was found I he store's the smoke. :cr = broadcast by orks. major net- 'Paticnts from nearby Army and avy liospitals. many of then npulccs, will be guests of honor thc ceremonies. A guard ol lion- will be formed by Washington iSh School cadets and Girl Scouts iiinpfiro Girts and Boy Scouts The famed U. S. Marine Bane ill present a concert of Christina; UIS1C. Tomorrow. Christmas Day Mr ruman will take off in his spccia lane at 7:30 a.m. for his home ii idepcndcncc. Mo., where he wil 'end a 24-hour holiday. His wifi ud daughter already are in Mis ouri. While in Independence, Mr. Tru lan will follow his custom of cat ig—or at least attending—three 'iristmas dinners within two horn Babson Predicts y| Stale Department Withholds Comment On Soviet Ultimatum WASHINGTON, Dec. 2-1. (U.)'.)_The State Department lod«.v awaited official dispatches from the -Fur East on thc 20-miiwle "get, out" ultimatum 'reportedly served on a U. S. nuvnl vessel l>y Russian military authorities al the Maudlin-inn port of Dairen. _ . „-— ( _^ Dairen is Ruled With Iron Hand Medical Aid Rushed to Quake Victims TOKYO, Dec. 24, (UP)—An American LST carrying emergency nedical supplies, food and Japa- icsc military blankets was en route oday to shingu on the Southern Honshu coast, where an American relief worker reported danger ot an epidemic resulting from earthquake damage. Richard Day of tho American fled Cross reached Kushiiuoto from Shingu and reported an urgent need for medicines. Shingu was hit by the earthquake and tidal wave early Saturday, and damaged further by fire. Lt. Col. J. B. Vandcrpool of the U. S. 25lb Division returned from an aerial survey with a report that 37 were known dead at Shingu, H.COO were homeless and 500 were bring treated in a makeshift hospital. The general relief situation there was 'well in hand, he said. Vandcrpool said three-fourths of thc Shingu population had gone to farms and nearby villages. He reported 2,395 homes destroyed there. Thc Japanese Home Ministry tabulated 10,88 dead in the entire earthquake area. 1.H2 injured and 165 missing. It said more than ICO.CCO persons were homeless. Blamed For Union Suits ;.Federal Judge Says Portai-to-Portal Pay Claims May Back tier DETROIT. Dee. 24. (UP!—Federal Judge Frank A. Picard, who made the original ruling in Ihc porlal-to-portal pay dispute, said today that many of the suits filed by labor unions against Industries for hack pay may not be justified and implied that some may not stand up in court. Piearrl, who ruled ill 1942 that employes of the Ml. Clemens I'Mich.) Pottery Company workers ,, were entitled to compensation lor time spent on company property before they aclually started to wo:k. blamed the wave ol suits on ••hysteria" b v the labor unions. "If it develops later that these suits arc not justified, cither in part or whole--and many of them may not be—-I'm sure 'they'll be will,drawn," tlie jurist said. Even attorney Edward bamb. who successfully prosecuted the pottery case, joined in warning labor unions not lo be over enthusiastic in filing suits for back Pay. "Over-flamboyance" by labor unions would lead lo stiffcr action by Congress when it begins considering. labor legislation next month, Lamb said. L-vnib rurther warned unions against naming spccilic figures in in Christmas Message Pleadsjor True Lasting Peace }:ortiLl-to-]»rlal disputes nnd called attention to statutes of limitations in most states. New suits asking for nearly $50.- CpO.COO in porlal-to-portal pay were filed by-labor unions yesterday. Thc biggest suit, filed by the CIO oil workers union, asked for S2a.5CC.OOfl for employes of the Sstundard Oil Company of Ohio. The suit, filed in Federal Court in Cleveland, was believed lo be (he nVst against an oil company. and a short circuit wiring was blamed lor 38-Dcgrce Low Here Lowest temperature recorded during last night was 38 degrees, according to Robert E. Bliiylock. official weather observer. Former Dancing Teacher Here Faces Charges W. H. Lamont, dancing instructor formerly located in Blytheville. is facing charges of false pretense in Joncsboro where, he has been conducting his dancing school since he left here in thc early Fall. Lament was arrested Saturday b v Mississippi County officers alter warrants' were issued charging him with collecting money from two Osceola residents for a couse of dancing instruction. Thc Osceola residents charged he told them he intended to open a daucing school there but failed to do so, officers said. The sheriffs office in Jonesboro stated that an overdrawing charge was held there against Lament. Lament reportedly accepted money here for a course of dancing lessons and gave only a few. Police said that a few persons had registered complaints but that no one had stepped forward to press charges. Last month, Lament advertised his plans to return to Blytheville and resume dancing instruction. Two Offices Close The Employment Security Division and the Arkansas Employment Service, 11» South Second, closed at noon today. Both ^r.ces will ic- samc optrinlons Friday at 8:00 p.m. Dismal Food Situation Is Portrayed WASHINGTON. Die. 24. (UP) — Thc United Nations I\iod and AB- ricullurc Organization painted a dismal Christinas picture today of suffering and starvation in vast areas of thc world while the United States bisks in abundance. In a report, described as "n'orlrt food appraisal foi 194fi,'17,'' thc PAO: 1. Warned that a major food crisis still confronts thc world. 2. Predicted that the European food situation would "deteriorate sharply | n the spring. 3. Reported that nutrition and health are little belter limn last year and "in some countries worse.". 4. Appealed tor "immediate lightening of controls and food economy measures in nil con'trics." especially those like thc United Slates which have a surplus. Leaves Hospital Mrs. Cecil Langford, <!(>, received treatment early last night at Blytheville Hospitnl after swallowing iodine. She was taekn lo the hospital at 5:30 o'clock, nnd was able 'to uc dismissed later in the night. ( ^he was found in n down I own bioro, It W as reported. ,.; ; BV .1. lUIWAlm M1JHKAY (Unitril I'russ Klaff C'i>rrvsponilcnll VATICAN CITY. Dec. 2<1. (UP) Pope I'ius Xll said today in a Christmas message that tlie threat of a new war hangs over it (I and unhappy world In whl Atlanli!; Charier has become n a forgciy of its original prlncl Thc ]:on!iff urged the world's statesmen!, lo mak(^ new approaches to pence milking and acl so Hint a Irue psnre is nchicvccl in 1947. In solemn ianrjnartc he described to the College of Cardinals and his world radio audience the "uncertain iiiul fragile" status of world peace, thn la;k ol laitli and growth of suspicion »mong nations ami the constant llirpat of new conflict Thc pontif sni:l delusion and iinhappinrw filled the depths of many hen i Is because of "compromises iiml soliilion.'F hiiscd on strcneth and on thc prestige of political power." The four fn-i-ilimis of tlin Al- Janlir Ch:ulrr appi-ar (ntljiy "ari a shallow T'ml :i [•oiintcrfclt or a forgery," lie saiil. HHinan nature ha.s ijivcn prool of unbelievable sirensth of resistnn-x: dlliiiiR the war years, he ;,aid. but Ihis strength is limited. "For millions of human beings the limit lias been reached. The spring already Im^; been stretched too lar. Almost anything would he sufficient lo break it, and Ihc breaking of it could have irreparable consequences. "Iltiinniiily wauls to linpc once afiaEn." Tiin constant world ablation, lie. warned, could in lljc "inure or less near" future "Kite way In the flames nf nr,v rnnflirts.'" The ponUII appealed lo inlrrna- ioiiKl leaders for disarmament. He warned iigsinst new machines of drr.linotion that could be used in mndcin war technique. Tim pr,p ; . SJl ld the world is suf- Icrmg from "a new illness ol humanity" which already is loo evident in Ihc slow progress of peace making. "Humanity which iias Just come out oi a horrible war is looking at an abyss between the hopes of yesterday and the realities of today," he told the College o! Cardinals in a speech broadcast lo thc woild. The pontiff recalled thc world's surge ol licpe when tlie Atlantic Charier was dratlcd in 1942 by Ihe laic President Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, then thc Bri- lish prime minister. "WhKt has remained of it and Its terms?" he asked. In reply he said little had remained but shadow, counterfeit or forgery of the original document. He warned that present troubled world conditions might even lead lo war. Pleads for Heal Peace "Instead of starting on the road of true pacification in vast territories of the globe, in vast regions, above all of Europe, the peoples find Ihcmscivcs in a .slate of con slant ngilation which in thc futur more or less near could give was to thc flames of new conflicts, he said. "We very willingly recognize ti unceasing efforts of outstanding statesmen" working for tho peace desired by thc world, the pontiff continued. "However, the contrasts of opin- ,Jon, slack ot faith and reciprocal Maple-Ion, the discussible value In .tn« fact and the right of many efforts) uncertain and fragile." Delusion and unhapplncss have been leil in ttic depth nl min;5 licarts by "ihc compromises am ions bused on strength or or iprcstigc of political power.' . ;- pontiff I he'll issued a "Mfih to the rulers ol peoples' making progress toward tni( peace. He asked for attention to tin internal troubles ol peoples am then for "a moving away ft'ou dangerous international tensions.. to speed the advent of a dcliniU peace among all nations." ^ 'or Diversified Farming Stressed by Analyst And Economist. ion In H Nutshell BUSINFHii: To reach higher levels Ihan reeordcd In ISMO. COMMODITIES: O P j) o s I it i; tremls. iJMJOli; .some basic problems lo IK' solved. liKAI, KrtTATK: Conllmu-d good demand for modern Mib- urban homes. POLITICS: IiH'icasril foreign I roubles. ETOCKH: 'I'd work higher. HCNOS; Mimncss temporary. All is Quiet On Workers' Strike Front WASHINGTON. Dei-. 21. IUPI — Tlie eve ol Christina:; today loiind fewer workers on r.lrikc than at any lime since the end of I lie war The labor department said the number ol workers on strike chopped to f.'t.CDI) this week, with only cicht walkouts Involving moic I liar. 1.000. Thc (Icfiarlmcnl said it ruuld aliuoiil be called u "fJhrr.tiuaN fru::c' after 10 months ol the worst jndus. trial warfare thc nation has experienced. I'.dgar I, Warren. (MriN-Uir of federal conrilialion. .said in Philadelphia yc.slerday lh;it "manne.enirnl and iabrtr together fan presci vc hat trut.-e throuch collective bar- "If they fail, Inlh will War fhe onsc(|Ueii!-es," he .said. "Voluntary largainiuc; is Ihe load In prosjicritv iiicl freedom. The r»1,licr course cads to novinmeht regulation not only oT unions, but of wa-^es. work- n« condition.s and. inevitably, pri- '.i and proiiurlion." He snid thc i;ove:nirieilt'.s lower to pre.serve industrial p ''the ]Kiv,er ol persuasion." said its tool.s arc conciliation ncdiution. Joycees, Guests At Dinner, Hear 'Interviews" Members ol the Junior Chainii: of Commerce were srrvej a bar liccued rib dinner and Ivanl transcribed broadcast of t. : ic Na tional Cotton ricktiiR L'oturs', at. meeting last nr;ht In Ihe Jnycec cluh looms. The Irnnscription. hca.-d !l'iv,unii radio station KMOX in SI. Louis. had been made by Ted Mangor. special giic.si announcer for lhat station, and featured Interviews with Otho StnnfieM, Jim Stnoth- crinon and E. M. (Huddyi Terry. These three were Jacce cninmit- lecmcn actyivc in slagiiU! thc contest. Miss Rebecca McCall. lily- thcvnlc's Miss America Number Two, was also interviewed. The barbecued rib din.ier \vns served Jaycces by J. U. l.nn.-,fnrd and Leon Denning. Worth Holder. John R. Juhnr,on ami Join W. Edwards were gucsls. Plans for today's C!iristini>s I'.ar- IV for underprivileged rhild-.cu were discussed at a business r.ieet- I!V 'IXHJKK \V. nAHSON One isi-unl ever.-, of 18-17 will be i tiRKlnnliii! ol a inovemont ol population from thc l>l|: coastal cities to the smiill Interior ctlles. unless delinilc slciis arc taken loi tvorld disarmament. General Business A j'l'ur aijo the u. S. llub.sui churl, registered 130. Today It. l.s cs- llmatrd at 1CU, The Ciiniullmi llab- sonchiirl registered 1110 n year ago. Today it l.s estimated id 204. Sometime during lim those Charts will rexlsler higher figures. ltc<:onvorslnn ol Industry Iroin war lo p-.'aec I,us been completed alllioiiKh flic ijivat iiovormumiL surpluses have not yet been disposed or. |ciu-lni; mudi more to be sold hi 1017. Inventories. ciuolcd both lit llielr pi lee values and their volumes, will Increase during 1047. liolh raw material piles and manufactured Bonds will be in i;ventcr supply In 104V Cimimoiii^y I'rlcrs Some rallonlnji and priorities may continue Into 1047; but Iwlh will rupidly bo cllmhmlcci. Clovcrnuient rcuulnllnns will (;radually be lessened. World Win- 1 Will ofllcially be ended. The retail prices of most manufactured products will be higher sometime durlni; J!147 tlmn at present. The price. 1 ; of sonic of the fond imulucl-s may decline. Tin; unit sales of some department .store.': will bc«in to decline sometime durlnr; 1M7; but Ihe sales of food nnd .variety chains may coiillniui* ill peak figures. Tlic great"11110511011 rniirk of will ho. how.. Jabor,.is to be HlRlicr wnao rates and less produft tion jier mini Inevitably incun hlgh- or prices. I'm in Outlouk Pcndlnt; u wenlhcr upset, bushels of corn and wheat and of sonic oilier products will be raised in 1917 Hum ever before In our history. Allliouch .some prices may .slide off, the total farm income lor ID-tl should hold up fairly well fiui. farmers should diversify mori' In 1047. There should lie an lncrcii.se In ccrlaln Iriiits, llsh iiroducls and •cgcliinlcn with a decline In prices. I'hr united Slates will have more n eat In 10-17 than In 11)46. prob- ihly 111 per cent fiver the prewar cvcl. D.iiry and (vjullry products will :onliniie i/) Int-reasc in volume with lo' increase in price; but fats, su- !«r nnd KOIIK; tanned Koods will continue .short. Kirniers will r.lurl In 1M7 to wcnk tn extend IcidKlaUnn on their larily ]n-oi;]'iiTn due lo fear ol :i col- 'ap.sc in farm prices. Taxi's Tax-.s V.-III not be hurrca.scd dur- 'nt; 11)17; and there should be lur- Micr redlU'tions. More nuisance lax- Ki-c BAUSON (in l'»i;c— French Report Battle Raging fn Sndo-China I'AIUS. Dec. 21.—(UP)— French mlhtar\ p he:idt|narlci.s nt Hanoi to:lay reported .severe fii>hlint; al half i tfo/cn j'.oinl.s with the Ilebel Vcit Nam lorce.s hut eharnelerlxcd Ihc general situation as "satisfactory." i A Vcit Nam radio rcpinl heard at HaiiRkok claimed Hint 2.000 Freneh troop.s had surrendered to Veil Nam forces i The Hanoi communique reported lhal. 44 French civilians had been killed there since the slart of fiKhliiiK. Military casualties were not slated. French forces were reported to he prc.s.siii[: three attacks outside the city. One was South along Ihc road Inward Hue, another was West toward the racetrack and the third was toward the ccmclery. MopphiR up operations -within tlu city went forward. At l!;>.c Ninh close fishtln« was reported with the I'lcncli In con- ln>l of Ihe European quarter of Ihc city. A night altnck was made . Veil Nam forces at Pint Lang Toumt. The on I come of which was not reported. Soviets in Full Control Of Manchurion City, Scene of Ship Incident By WII.MAM II. NKWTON (Srrlpps.Howard SI«fT Writer) (RrpresentliiK C'nmblned World Prewi) UAIRKN, Munchurlii, nee, w. (Delaycdi -(ui>)-_.soviet HiiKsIri ln- '.ends (o retain full control of (he City of Dull-en—gntowiiy to M:in- cliurlii—nnd will keep mllllary forces there until .after n pence treaty is sinned wllh Japan, It wiis learned loday. This will be done under a technical definition of. a clause In the Ohlnosn-Bovict pnct concernini! D.il- vcn which wiys: "in peacetlmi!, Dal- ron Is not Included In the sphere of efficacy of naval liasa r'.'iu'lu- tlons deterintned by the iiureemenl on I'orl Arthur of Aug. 14, l!H5, un<l ihull l>c subject to iiillltary supervision or control In this -«>iic only In case ol win- against Japnn." The phniKe "In pcnccthne" Is the catch. Technically. Chhut nnd Rus sla arc .still nt war with Jnpan imll » pencil treaty Is signed. Despite thc fact that Iwo American corrcspondt'iib who vtatlod Ual rcn aboard n U.'a. Navy couvior ship were refused permission In en- tor the city by Russian conminii'lcr Maj.'aon, V. U.-Korahflnon, n comprehensive picture of conditions under Sovlcl rule has been 'obtained from ncutnil and Chinese, source:;. Dairen Is n eold, depressed nnd dismal city. Life is nlmost us closely vcsm»l,c.d,there.,«wi, behind, the 'Iron curtdln. Th6 only currency Is SovHi niilltnry sorupt. Industry Is paralyzed, hunger and uncnlployu'ent lire widespread and prices nrc wlldlc niorelhifiaicd. Only three buildings in Ihc city tire UpHlrit aijaliist thc freey.ln'-; Mnnchurliin cold. Russian and Chlncso civilian,! \vho lived there before and during the war oka ,0111 nn existence of urfvn- llon mid fear, None dnre to Im inli- mate with Americans who arc iindur almost constant surveillance. Humma ry iirrcsts and piinl.shmcnt arc th n rule nilher Ihim the cxceiillmi. There | s no freedom of s|>cci;h or wens. One Chinese language ncwspHpcr is published Infrrqiicnl- ly whenever || J; Communist publishers "can think of i.ouiethliig lo •say against the United Stales," according | fl reliable sources. I'ctty cruelties lo Chinese und Neither I'resldent Truman nor Ihe Navy Department hmd «ny iinmr^iato comment on the reported Incident. News dispatches from Dairen •alll tho ship, the LC-3 loeb, pulie'd out of Ihc port Doc. lo afler Ilus- aulhorltles warned that ''uii- you leave within 20 minutes we will not bo rcsix>nslble for the conccnuctmcs." The VCMIOJ had arrived in Dairen cc. 18 with tiiiill ahtl supplies for the u. 8. consulate t|icr«, and was granted a 48-hour slay by th" iu.sfilitiis. It rcmidnrrt in tint harbor lar- tw«i pxlra hoim, ho.cvcr. while the Amcrli-an consulate alttmpl- frt an appral m the Ru?rtan aa-- tlmrilics to jirrmlt an Amnlcan biiKliiiMiitnMit to fn ashore. The Soviets ,-cplled by oiderlng the vecscrio leave within 20 minutes even though neither th> dl- plomiitlc courier nor tho commnnd- officerWn.-i then aboard. W.E. Hallmark, Retired Farm Operator, Dies William Miiir, Hallmark fouuci fin-in owner of neiir Blythevlllc, died yesterday afternoon tit Cnrdwill Mi)., where he resided, for tho past your. He was n. Services are not expiated to Ijc lied before Thursday, pending aiil- "" . °j _relatives from distant points been confined lo his bed since 0 JUn"' He died fit 3:30 o'clock:. Holt Funeral Home Is In charge of funeral He Is survived by three daughters and live sons, Miss Mary Hnll rrtftrk; df.iNe^ Madrid, Mo , Holln Owen nnd Joseph Eugene Hnllmmk 0 Detroit, Mrs. Delia B»rrm B U'M of Battle Creek. Midi Piitrcft Leonard Hallmark of Blytheviile, Bobby Hallmark of thc Nnvy now »t .sen but stationed «t Redwood. Calif., and Teddy Ray Hallmark of Gardwell, Mo., nnd a brother, Thomas Hallmark of Stanley. Ky. Mr. Hallmark. A son. John Wi'i field Hallmark, WHS killed al Pearl Harbor, one of the first Blythovl'lc casualties, and his farm and'home where lie had resided for many years, was lakcn over by the government as part of niythevllle Armw Air Field. With his farm and hoiiic gone Into he war effort, he finally fouiM a house at Manila where he resided until B»lnc 'In Cardwell this ya- ic«isions already taken or still to"jin,T followin;.; the- dinner .inrt pro- lie Uken have rendered them (peace I gram. Christmas Parcels Being Delivered With Speed Deliveries of al 1 , Christmas par eels in the office here will be made before noon tomorrow, it was announced this morning by Postmaster l?o.^s Elevens. To aid the Post Office in providing this holiday service, "Postmaster Stevens urged Hint patron: •'Aho will not be at home to receive deliveries make arrangement for having packages accepted am tlius avoid (lie iirorsslly of :i lal er re-delivery. e student have been arrested or cxprcwilng their belief that full Chinese .sovereignty should uc rc- itorctl. Soviet propaganda posters— Ica- urinn portarilfi of Stalin nnd oth- ;r soviet dl8nltarlcs-arc lo be seen everywhere. Other posters advise the hungry nifl Jobless Chiue.se resldcnls that leacc and praspcrlly would tic pu%- •'h' r . lr Amcrlra wo' ll( l Bet out of At the same time the Soviels are miking full use ,,f American 'lend 'ease equipment. Including Llucr- l.v ships, planes and molor vehicles of all sorte. 'Hie only observable transport the Re,l Army has in nlren Ls Ainci lean-made There arc Indications Unit the hfn,''," ch rllics thc """y liv « »f the Chinese people.- through some of iwclfc Justice, also hitunUs the lives of their Soviet masters for every ,, c t of local Soviet offi- c His is revicwert by Moscow and the Russian military iln(! ( | l(> | 0 . malic rcprcscnlalives seemingly live In terror ,, r taking n iiy step »"t first cleared by the Krnniln. P Observers believe it lva s this /ear of making „ decision which promplcd Korzhanoff lo 1-,™,",^ ulfimHtuin 1 0 the U. S. Navy cour- to leave »rl ,vithi,, 20 min- In Rail Motor Accident Vlnnle Thiii-inan. 34- year (old Neui-o worn -csklcd -soiily of JMytlievllle. was serluosly Injurwl this morning when struck by the Frisco Lines motor-car on Ihe railroad truck's in Ihe BOO block, on West Ash Street. ••••••' Her right leg was severed above Ihc knee when the car's wheels passed over It, she wae removed t» a hospital jicre where ji • fractured left lep and a scalp wound •were tinted as additional injuries. The woman's condition was regarded as serious at noon loday. She was walking toward town on >ne of the tracks when she heard the motor-cur approaching on the other track, It w ns reported. Thinfc- nc she was on thc same Irack as Ihc ear, she jumped inlo Its path in her confusion, reports added. ier utes or we will not be responsible for the consequences." Santa Must Travel Sans Snow in State; Weather to Be Warm (By United Press) Santa's sled will have to slide through Arkansas and most ')f tho nation funighl sans snow, and the U. S. Weather Bureau in Lhtlc Rock predicted loday that Christmas Day in Arkansas would be unseasonably warm. But according to the weatherman's records, a white Christinas In the stale would be a rarity. The last one was in. 1926. and only three times In 67 years has snow fallen In Arkansas on Christmas Day. The state forecast Indicated thai temperature trends would be nlGim the same line us the first few days of this week, up In thn high six- lies or seventies. Motorcyclist Injured Thomas Sanders, ;>o, of Gruen- way, Ark., narrowly escaped possible dealh late yesterday when struck by a hit and run motorist while riding his motorcycle on Highway 61 near Wilson. J. M. Terrell. Promised land tanner, brought Ihc injured school youth to Bl.vlhcvillc Hospital. Treated for severe lacerations, he was removed to his home by relatives who came for him. Hie motorcycle was demolished. The youth .was en route home from Whilchaven, Tcnn., where attending schcol Cocoonuf Wins Cutting a fresh cocoanut -caused serious Injury to Mrs. Tollic Dc- lancy,, 20, wlio left hand, was severely lacerated this morning when the knife slipped. Treated at Bly- thcville Hospital, she later was »Dlc to be removed lo her ho'rhc at'lW East Ash. , > Weather ARKANSAS —Partly cloudy to- • day, tonight and Wednesday. LilUe " change In temperature. '