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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS x,,r THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHSA BT ARKANSAS AND BOUTHEABT MISSOURI . VOL. XL III—NO. 200 BlylhevlUc Dally Ne»p BIythei'Ule Courier Blylhcville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader j! l l}"'] 1KV1 I^:!__ / i l ' l ' :ANSAK ' TUKSDAY, JANUARY 21, 10-17 Marshall Quickly Quiets Rumors on ^ Military Leader Takes * Oath as Secretary of State Under Truman WASHINGTON, Jan. 21. (U.P.)—Oil. George C. Mnr- shiil! took office as Serre- lary of Stale today jfttcr bluntly sqiielcliiiijf spcccla- tion that lie might be available later as a Democrat!; candidate for President. Sonic IJcnuKTals' bad discussed the idea of drafting him if President Truman should not run : .n 19-18. Before taking his new Marshill in an unsolicited ment to reporters declared: "I cannot be dratted. lor ;"-i<- iioMtical office." In addition to squelching presidential speculation, Marshall i.lpo .said that he considered the Sec- retaryship of Slate to be a no'i- politicnl job. "And," he added, "I am ftoi'.ig to govern myself accordingly." Marshall's statement was perhaps the most explicit and unambiguous disavowal of political ambition since another general took himself out of politics after the Civil War. At that lime Gr;'.i. William T. Sherman declared that ,i he would not run lor President ii 4f, nominated, and would not serve if elected. "I am being explicit and emphatic," Marshall said, "in r.rdor to terminate once nnd for all any discussion of my name in regard to ""'itical office." Whatever his feelings about political office. the moment Marshall took oath of office sis Secretary of Stale he became heir to the office of President should anything happen io Mr. Tniman in the next two years. ' There being no Vice Presidrr.t, the Secretary of State is now ti.'st in the line of succession. Marshall took the oath of ul'- ficc as successor to James F. Byrnes from Chief Justice Fr;:c1 M. Vinson in Mr. Truman's executive office. Present at the ceremony in addition to Mr. Trim-ran were Byrnes, the Cabinet. h';;h government and congressional ul- ficers, and friends of the General. The former Army Chief of StaU arrived here by train from Cm- cai;o at 7:35 a. m.. completing ionnicy from China which interrupted by several days of rest in Honolulu and by n brief layover at Chicago where his plane was grounded by bad weather. £> Marshall did not leave the Ii "?' until about an hour and a Inn niter its arrival at Union Station. When he finally emerged from his private car, the first thing Marshall did was to give reporters the oral statement in wjiich he sU'^a unequivocally that he could n.it be drafted for any political oftire. Ifc .said that he thought "m-v is as »ood a time and place as any to 40-Acre Tract Near City Sells For $20,000 Forty acres opposite the lilythe- villc County Club on North Highway Gl were purchased late last week -by Mr. and Mrs. Everett B. Gee, It was announced yesterday afternoon. The acreage was purchased from Mr. and Mrs. Byron Morse- for SM,000. A portion of this land will be used as Ihe site lor the construction of a home, which Mrs. Goe said yesterday would get under way In about a year. Disposition of the remainder of (he acreage was indefinite as yet. Mr. Gee stated. Although plans are tentative with building still a year away. Mrs. Gee said the house would probably be of colonial style architecture. Present plans call for a seven- room, brick house built o|i one story and containing four bedrooms. A large yard is planned, as is an adjoining two-cur gara-c. Realtor's Claim Rejected by Jury Verdict for Defendant Returned in Civil Case In Circuit Court A jury in the Chtckasawha Dis- rict. Mississippi County Circuit Court, yesterday returned a verdict for the defendant in a civil suit seeking judgment for $225 in a case involving a fee claimed by a real estate agent. The suit was filed by W. M. Burns who sought to collect the fee from S. E. Webb. Only the one jury nidi was held and Judge Zal B. Harrison Instructed the jurors to report back , at 9:30 a. m. Wednesday. He was Thrift Campaign Endangers Many Pet O.S. Projects Flood Control Bottle In Arkansas, Other States, Faces Setback. WASHINGTON. J,m. 21.—(UP) —The Republican drive for government economy turned today to nubile, -vorks projects authorized by previous congresses. Chairman John Tuber, R., \, Y., or the House Appropriations Committee called Ihe new turn. He said such projects as flood control, rivers and harbors, roads and airports which have been authorized !>•»'. foi which funds have not been appropriated, will lu«,vc lo be rejustlfied before the money hi provided. Taber's statement was exp«:lc< to bring angry outbursts froir many congressmen—both Rcpii!) lie'ans and Democrats—who have sponsored pet projects In thel Inline districts. In the past, an iiu thorixalion left the subsequent n|>- nopriation pretty much a routine nailer. v Economy vied with several oth- r^ issues for attention on capltol A Senate Jutllciar v Subconinill- cc, consider!]),; legislation to oul- aw portal to portal pay suits, call•d high Army officials to discuss low the claims might boost the axpayeis' bill for World War II. Srcrcl Agreements Srorcd In the House Rep. Cliff Clevcn- ehr, R., o.. denounced Ihe "constant parade" O f secret .agreements "Fide by the United States and said he might Introduce legislation lo cancel (hem. Both the House and Senate heard lie* attacks on the administration's proposed lower-tariff trade agreements. Warning .thai agriculture was jeopardized b3 Moving.,Day for Byrnes SINGLE COPIES terminate speculation" on his future political activities. "I am assuminc lhat the office of Secretary of SI ale. at least, under present conditions is non-political and I am Eoing to govern myself accordingly." Marshall sa'.d. '"There is a popular conception that no mailer what a man says he can cb dratted for some political office." But Marshall then added emphatically: "I cannot be drafted for ,i;iy l political office." Miirshall was asked by a reporter if he referred to reports that he might be considered a candidate for president. "No. I mean any political office," Ihe General replied. • Marshall sidestepped questions on international affairs. He said he did not know yel whether he would go to Moscow. KM I he did not indicate that he had any intention of passing L'p the nig Four meeting of Foreign Ministers opening at Moscow in March. He hinted it was too carry for him to say anything about his new duties as Secretary of Stale. Marshall said he "imagined" Iv.s new job would be as "tough" ns his wartime assignments as Army Chief of Staff. on the bench this afternoon to hear motions in various cases before the court. Default Judgment Entered Other civil matters were handled by the court yestaday as follow: John Bombaliski v s. o. E Gillenwater; default judgment entered for plaintiff for S1500 and Interest on note, and for $93-25 and interest in a suit on an open account. ,. George w. Barhain vs. Desna Life Insurance Co.; motion to correct court records taken under advisement by the court. Planters Hardware Co vs T i Lewis and others; appeal' frou lower court l n sl ,it on account dismissed by agreement Vcrnon w. I,ucas 'vs. Arkansa Missouri Power Co.; response t^ motion treated as an amended I complaint, and answer filed by defendant. H. c. Campbell vs. Mrs T A Crockett and others; appeal from municipal courl continue,] for the court term. ». B. Gallant vs. odcll Campbell; suit settled and dismissed ml This exclusive NKA-Aemc photoiiraph shows retliini; S:ercl«ry at Slate James r. Byrnes packing his personal papers in preparation lor vliiK out or (lie .State Department. General George c. Marshall arrived in (he Capitol today nnd look (he oath of office before l'rei;l..lciu Truman and oilier Cabinet ini'inbm. <NF;A Tclcphoto by Jolinny ThompsUm.) ; further cuts. Rep. field F. Murray. «.. VVis-, introduced legislation io suspend the administration's tariff reduction powers for a year Tuber's decision to lake a close ook at previously authorized public works projects was the latest Hi a scries of developments in (he Republican drive jo reduce both spend,n e a iid taxes. Here are the others: Statisticians Gather Data From Farmers Mississippi County has been pick ed out for a new distinction The United Stales Department of Agriculture has selected about •ion counties in which a nationwide study will be made covering a wide railely of important agricultural problems. Mississippi Coutuy is one of those that has been chosen. The study motion of plaintiff. ' R. A. Adkhis vs. B. c. Land Uo : response lo petition for writ ,,f ceriiorati; affidavit,-, filed. \VHsnn Finn Seeks Damages Lee Wilson & Co. vs. at. Louis .t -San Pranclfeo Railroad Co.. and i others; motion to dismiss as to railroad; motion lo require pliiin- "ff to flic bill of lading- answer of Frank A . Thompson, trustee, for railroad, in the complaint tlu- plaintiff seeks judgment for S351 71 ' Frank Gattuso, Pioneer Osceola Merchant, Dies ^ Frank Galtuso. pioneer Osccoln ^•merchant, died yesterday afternoon at 'I o'clock at his home there. He was 7St. Services will be held in Si. Patrick Church In Memphis and burial will be In Calvary cemetery there with Father John Welsh official- ins. Date for the services has not been set as yet- The body will lie In slate al the National Funeral Home In Mem- Phis Wednesday. Born July 12. 1867. in Santa Flavin, Italy, Mr. Gattuso was one of the early merchants-of Osceola. A widower, he leaves a daughter. Vita B. Gattuso of Memphis; a son Sain Galtaso of Osceola and Memphis; n sisler, Hose G. Bomarito of Memphis; a brother, Sam Gattuso of Chicago, ill.; and a granddaughter. Camille Teresa Galtuso from the railroad f or the los-. of alfalfa meal which n nd been .ship- Peri by Lee Wilson & Co. Cora Taylor vs. Southern National Insurance Co.; settled nnd dismissed. C. Land Co. vs. R. A. Adkins: answer and cross complaint filed Ciarcncc Mann nn <i other vs iJixis Greyhound answer. Shelby Electric Co. vs. Southern ^ianuiaclur«i s C o.; judgment for Plaintiff ,,, suit on account. Southern Petroleum Co v= Southern Manufacturing C o •' judgment f 01 - plaintiff | n , u i, 'm account. ' l wfT" Fcczcir «• Montgomery Ward fc Co.; answer filed ;,nd case continued for court term Will H. Walker vs. Blylhcville Propane Gas Co.: settled and rils- will lie made in only 24 "counties in Arkansas. The first i:art of the study will include such matters as the number and kinds of farm accidents chances in land values, farm wages and employment. livestock numbers, tractors, farm income, 'costs of production, and fai m population. In formal ion about these matters is needed In making plans for dealing with post-war problems on a national scale. To Ed the facts the Department of Agriculture is sending interviewers to certain farms that have been selected at random in all the designated counties. A certain number cf residents of (owns v. ill also Tin interviewed, to find cut about Ihc amount of ves- etablrs. eggs, poultry, milk, el-: produced in towns and villages. Tn Arkansas this work is* under i Ihe direction nf Miles McPeek. aar;- otlicrs' ' rll!llir;i1 statistician, in Little 1 The reports in this state wi b checked in the LILtle Rock c-fl'c and then forwarded to Wa.shmt: ton to be combined for making national estimates. Woodrow A. Hulton has been employed by the Government to visit the designated far:n,s in this county. The study Is to be finished in about two week.-;. All individual reports will be kept confidential and will be used only lo| compute totals and averares for national estimates. Cold Weather Moves South Into Arkansas By I'nilcd Press Another cold wave swept Into Arkansas last night toppling Ihc mercury into the sub-freezing brackets, anrf Ihe weatherman predicted even lower temperatures for tonight. Gilbert had a low of IB riesrccs last night, the coldest in the state, after the mercury had hit 50 during the day. Fort Smith was second with a minimum of 24, a,mi Harrison third with 25. The U. S- we/her bureau in Little Rock predicted lows tonight of 10 to IB degrees in the exU'.ine North, 16 to 22 in the Central nor(ion and S2 to 28 in the Souili portion. ^ ^ i a t A LuxoratoGet New White Way Mayor Announces Plans of Utility to Install Street Lights •Mayor II. C. L-ungiiton of Luxoiu today announced that Lnxora is to' have White Way lighting fixtures installed on Main street, w'ltliln tbi:. next few months. The installation, he said, will be made by the Afissourl-Arktinsas Power Company with the Installation and maintenance costs to be cared for by the power rompanjii The company will furnish one 1,003- lutnen street light for each six.cus- tomers serve;; within the city. The exact location lor the proposed "white way" fixtures has not b3cn determined but a survey is being made lo determine the number am! placement of the fix- lures. AceordinK to plans the new 'white way" wil! consist of modern 4.050-lumcn fixtures similar lo ,hose now in service in Blythe- •illr's business district, except that vood instead of metal standards will h? used. Althoiisli it is anlici- :ated that the nW "white way" plus the improved lighting in Ihi •csidcnlial area will slightly exceed the number of free 'lights r urnished by the elect! ic company, additional current, including "dusk until dawn" set vice will bo supplier! at n new reduced rate, schedule for which was recently filed with Hi" Pi:b!ic scrviec Commission. Installation of the' "white way," according lo J. V. -Gales, district manager of the company, will br (Irlnyed pending receipt of additional fixtures and equipment, delivery on which is r.ot expected, due to the acute material shotagc. for approximately .six months. Mr. Oalcs siatfrt thai thn "frcr street lighting program" XVILI placed in effect not only to make the city attractive at. iiiRhl hut al.so as a means of cooperating with city, county and state police anUiorllic. 1 ; who 'repeatedly have pointed out lhat pr.orly lighted communities often are responsible for an increase in crime over that experienced in well lighted communities. Other (owns in this area 1iut have taken advantage of the electric company^ "flee street lighting program.'' in' addition to Blyllir- vilic. arc Lon-hville and MonrUc. In Arkansas, and Steel. Caruthers- viltc and Haytl in Missouri. Jaycees Hear Sheriff's Deputy Public Urged to Co-operate for Better Law Enforcement Every citizen is urged lo coiipTblc with the sherHI's office, to make law enforcement more effective In Mississippi Counly Uruuty Sheillf Erwin Jones told members of Ihe Junior Chamber of Commerce at their meeting last night In the Jayc.'o club rooms. „ Jn reviewing work of the shcrill's t/iTicc since -the first of the ye:n\ Mr. Jones cited new development!* already put into effect and others which ore planned. In Ihc business meeting thin fol- Towcd. plans for presentation ot the Distinguished Service award to the Young Man of the Year were completed. Winner of this honor will be announced tomorrow nighl at u Jayece banquet climaxing nallou:il Junior Chamber of Commerce W3ck. A hot tatnalc supper was served members by Thad Nlcol, Melvln Hslscll and F,d Stewart. John Johnson and ii»y Cuti'iin;;- hain were inlinduced us new members of (he Junior Chamber. Guests nl the meeting were Malcolm Oiven- way, Johnny Whife. Bill T.-uike. Frank Candle. Bernard Drahuin William Bollln, M. c. Cooke, Euycnn Brown, Harris Hunt, o. E. Knudsen, Ted llmiscr, J. A. Wiolen. Harry Hiic.se. Junior Crow. Harry Kiimp, Harold Fni/ier and Eugene Knur. Mrs. Ghas. L. Gore Dies in Osceola; Final Rites Held Services for Mrs. Charles L,. Cove of Osceola. who died Saturday iiiijht at her home there, were held at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon nt the Swift Funeral Home in Os-eol.i. She was 58. Burial was In Ermen Cemetery in Osceola. The Rev. L. R. Still, pastor of the Christian Church, officiated, assisted by the Rev. \V. V. Womack. pastor of the O.sciula Methodist Church. Mrs. Gore has resided In Os'.'eola for more than 30 years. She is survived by her husband, Charles Cion;: three daughters. Mrs. Ed Alder of Marsvllle, La.. Mrs. Jack Krapff of of Princeton, 111., and Mrs. Richard Ferguson of Osceola: and four sons, Carl Gore of West Memphis, Hicn- nrd Gore of Memphis, and James and Billy Joe Gore of Osceola. iinc nUo leaves '!?. !>rani1rhlldri>n. .funeral Services Held Here for Eli M. Eaton Services for Eli Marion Eaton, who died of a heart attack early yesterday afternoon at Walls "ns- pllal, were held at .f o'clock thl-< afternoon at the First BaptW Church. He was G'l. Hnrial was in Ehnwooci Cctiirtn'V with the Hcv. E. C. Brown olfin.it- ing. Mr. Eaton had been a ulythe- vilic resident for ^0 years, coming here from Lcdhctlcr. ky. Horn n^r Salem. Ky.. he was one of the first taxi operators in Blylhcville >md was engaged in a number of businesses here, Mr. Eaton is survived by his «i' c ' Mrs. Effie Eaton, a son.'coady 1'. Eaton; Iwo daughters, Mrs, If, C. Blankenship and Mrs. John Tyrone, both of Hlythevllle: HUT brothers. IJoyd Eaton of Hlyihe- ville. Harvey Eaton of Johnson City. 111., and Lee Eaton of Evausvllle. Ind.; and eight grandchildren. Pallbearers were Marion Williams, J. L. Guard, Warren Jackson, Alvin Hardy, Arch Ltndscj' and C. E, E'dd. Funeral Home was iu Farm Bureaus Plan Drives For Members Several inrmiicr:, of the Missh- Mppl comity Farm Hurrau are Planning lo atlenti n district mrcl- h'R In Jone^briro Tliursclav when filial plnns viIII he niitllnrd for (lie 1017 nniiu.il membership i-nroH- inent campaign, it was disclosed lo- day. •Similar district nil-mines werr held today In Harrison ami .Monticello. arcordlnc to 'llioma.s F. Bodson. director of thn Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation in Mllle TCock. An attendance «f between in a ) members from each county sought by (he .state organization at the. district .sessions, issues f :11 'ip Arkansas farmers during m-17 wil be discussed along with the pl.n,. for Ihc organization's membershlf N. YTstc^kT" .11. (fuolalions House Members Adjourn to Visit State Hospital Entire Membership To Inspect Little 1 Rock Unit During Afternoon 11Y IIOH HltOVVN Culled I'rrss Staff Coiri-sjioiulL-nt U'lTLE 1JOCK, Ark., Jan. 21. — Tho Arkansas Houso of Kepiv- Konlallvivj recv'sscd nl II a.m. today nnd went lu a body to Inspect conditions at i In; Ullli- Ucck unit of the Slate nllspltal for Nervous Diseases which had been described to them as "deplorable." The action \viis taken on a motion by Uep. Harry II, Coluy of Columbia Cyunly. a incinbi'r <>[ Ihc Joint llonpe nnd Hi'iialn Inve,stlnat- itit! commllleo which vlilled the, unit ycslerdny, C'olay drscrlbrd condltUins ns '•(leplorablo"nnd .said Ihal In somr Insliinet'.s a« many n» 71 persons were nrciiuylng lt ° room hullt t» I accommodate no moi'p Hum SI) pn- tienls. An effort by Rep. J. A. Glpson of Saline County to have the group visit Ihe Deiiton unit wan postponed until Ihc Jolnl commlltee mnkcs Its report. The committee planned lo oprn henrliiiis tonluht. The House arjjiroved the vlull af- ler Speaker Roy nlalrs said In- believed It wn;i the duty of every member of (he House to visit (hi: Institution. IU-p. <llcn K. Wntthrr of I'u- luskl Ciiuiily KUKRC.sted that lite visit lie ;insll>iinc.l until after hincli was served. "I'm warning ynu dial ynu won't he alilo In ,«nl ufler you sec coiullllons out there," ho said. Meanwhile, the Senate postponed until Thursday afternoon action on a resolution opposing Increased sales and Rasollue tuxes. The resolution was Introduced yesterday Sen. a. w. I.ookadoo of Arkadel- phla. The Senate's time Lndn v was oc eupleil primarily with local legis latlon. Trie Budget Committee Introduced six siii:i)lemenlary appro prlatlon bills, and the Senate adopted n Jslnl resolullon l)y Rep Hal Moody ol Walnut nidge urg Ing veterans organizations to co operate on all vntcrnn legislation. Turnback Ohanjr. SoiiRht lu other action today, ttie house received n bill by Jir|i, n-M. nulh- ver, of nnxter County to revise the Innmiln under which counties now receive hiiiliwny moneys. The measure was referred to the highway committee. II would provide more timrts to smaller counties. The House also received n bill by Rep. U E. Darnell of Garland County nrohlblllni; jaw enforcement officers from taking flniicr- rints or photographs without a Mirt order. KnvrniiB Bills A]irx-;ir The HrsL of two revenue bills ilrodiKcrt yesterday came up In lie House. H wax a measure ad- Gcnllng a two percent use tax, resented by ncp. Talbol Field, Jr.. f Hope. The other revenue mea- ure lilt thn fiemite hopper, inlro- iicrd by Sen. L. Wcem.s Trussell I Fordycc. II. was designed lo ni'.ose a tin.OGO license fee on wholesale liquor dealers In Arkana;;. Instead of the current license >f $1CO a year. Also in the Sennle, as the battle inr- were drawn, Sen. O. W. LooK- (tr>o ot Arkadelphia liiimclvid the rtil effort to gel a neRntlvc reply rom the legislature as far as taxes concerned. The senator from Jlarfc County Introduced n con- 'urrent resolution that would place lie assembly on record as opposiiiR ncrenscs in gasoline and sales Talmadge Weakens In Georgia Muddle; May Let Voters Rule ATLANTA, Ga,, Jan. 21. (U.P.)Hermnn' Talmad(fe 'in a Hiii-pi-iso inovo nnnounccfl lotlity ho woukl rertit'ii as governoj;. il M. [•',. Tlioni|>son nl.so would <|iiil. His stntcinciit ln-oiiffhl it lluiiulci-oiis ovation from'iegis- Inlors eonvcncil in joint se.ssion. ' + Tiilmndgo's dromattlc proposal to solve the dual Eovernorshlp mucidln came as 2,r.OO college student,'!"were Iliithprtng In Hurt Park In downtown Atlanta to march -on' the capH'i! and prolp.il Talm«dge'5 as-,' suiiiiiilr.il of office, .: " Tuliniid-'e made his offer In an nildrt-ss Ui n Jalnl session t>f the loRlslMurc. U runic at the end of >i .1!).iiihnitc speech during which he hail (Iciiounccil slatc- menls that he stlzcil ths. govern- ' nisli'li bv force. In n military «irp d'elut as iimllcliius riimors. Tnlmad«(i said lie would resign a (lor passage of u white . primary law and then meet Thompson, or unj'onn else In n special election. Thon-iKon said earlier he v;ould Oe candidate "in the next election" Senator Raps Policies of TVA McKcllar Questions Truman's Nominee To Succeed Lilienthal WASHINCiTON, Jan. 21. (Ul't. ... ii!ft, Kennelh MeKcllnr, n.. Tcnn . eni'wcd his attiirk on the TVA nd- nlnlslratlon today. He closely o/us- loned Gordon Clnpp, I're.ild"iit i Tnimiui's youthful nominee for'.-VA I u ,t I,, was not available Immc- The a";,l Tennessee r.ena.o,' ta ,rt | prop£„["' """"""* °" ' lnlmil[1 ^ »'?',i lh >,, < "! Mllon '" i; al a "'•'"'"'• ' "' H expression . grim and hiV Public Works Commlllee lirarlui! vnl;e loud, Tnlm»d|?c.looked direct-' calle<l to consider Clnpp's uomtnu- ly al Hie legislators and said- ' lion lo .succeed David B. Ulljmhal. | "If Ihe lieutenant governor' will MiiUelliir Is not a mcmhfr of Iho. resign, your governor will resign." coinmtleo. hut was granled the S|>;nitancmis nnd prolohged• op- rlght to nuL'slloti Clnpp by Chalrmn-i planse swept the chnti/ner ' ' Clmpman Revercomb. R., w. Vn. | AmonKtho flral to congratulate MclCellar hammered n\n\r lit' him wn« former Hjuse Speaker Rov TVA's priMillciiK of withholding paw-'- er revenues from Iho Treasury nr.d hirltiii Us cinploycii without regard lo Ihc government's civil service Inw.s. Clnpp, a small, slight blond, answered that TVA had been .'•pacifically authorized by ' Congress to maintain these practices. McKellnr nlso asked for details ot TVA's wartime aid In clesl[inln[( power houses for Hiissla. Clapii .said thai under Icnd-lcase the Treasury paid TVA $450.(10n ;or work of Its engineers on plans lor 10 Russian powerhouses. He said no TVA engineers were sent lo nnd all the work was done In TVA oITlcc.i, , ; • Clnpp uinilo It 'clear that, ilio TVA Intends to continue Its presonl financial, nnd personal pollutes m. li'S" .Conxre&'i iirvo'«»>>.rHJi ifiuvhorily o do so. • Revercomb said earlier that the (immlttce wnnlcd lo know how fai ho TVA directors Intend to carry he'practice of withholding, fund rom the Treasury. V. Harris, a potent force In the, i-lecllon of hDtn Fliigene Talmadgc, and his son nnd political heir, Herman. Then Harris was handed a radio microphone Into which 'he ''said bluntly: - ."'•""It's now time'for M. E.. Thompson to put up or,'shut .up." .. If Thompson agrees lo relinquish his claims to the governor-' ship, Talniadgc's resignation may be forthcoming shortly. His pet bill to exclude Negroes "roin voting In Georgia 'primaries nlrcudy has been given " : second rending In the House. 1 . He', Insisted Z P. A T ,v T Amor Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth fjlcel Chrysler Gen Electric "..'.'.' Gen Motors Montgomery ward N Y Central ml Harvester Republic Slccl R,idio Socony Vacuum . Studebafcer Standard of N J Texas Corp Packard U S Steel 171 i- 81) HO 1- 10 1 71 1 11 1 11 3 21 I 68 5d B 10 20 Veterans Take Special Agri Training axes Scout Leaders D !an to Attend District Meeti.ng .'lie annual meeting of Hie Kas- lern Arkansas Area Council of Hie Hoy S:out,s of Amerlra will opei Thursday aftcrtioon at 2 o'clock "Mariana with n General Assem!>lj of all Sconlers. Uiscusslon group iiiretinps wil be held at. 2:3n. followed by a bus Incss meeting at -1:15. The Scoutmasters Appreciation banquet 1 scheduled for 6:30. Phillip Deer. Mississippi Countj supervisor of schools, will Jill Joe Crczirr ol Tritniann In directing (he Advancement. Organf ^..tion. Kxtension and Lcadcrshi] group meeting. Olhrr discussion croups mcetiiiK will b?: Scoutmasters. Cubma-stefs" As-sistants and ComniisMonrrs; Dis- triel Chairmen. Finance Chairmen. Executive Hoard and Cr.iinctl Members: and Campinc Activities and Health and Safety. Vernon James of Osceola. assistant Scout Executive for the <$*- trlct, plans to attend the meeting, and other Scout leaders from Mississippi County are expected to make the trip. llml he would 1 not:resign until the bill was passed. -•'.-'"',•.":•'.' Announcing that he woulci re- sl(m If his conditions' were nrHi Talmadge said: '."'.' - '.. ..v'V 'ft^'ftSRsP^P 0 ??'^- llfat the Tcgislfituro-.eah. duties in ucco'rdanee with;, ttie Dembcratb Party plKtibrm "(pus- JIIEU of a white (primary l»w.j: After completion ot this duty, if the lieutenant governor wlll'resijri, your ROvcrnor will resign. ' " , '?' '... "" Stif.tker Would Bj Governor "The Speokcr of the House of Rrproscntiitlves will assume''execu- tive authority. : ' ."• "I will meet any candidate for the governorship of Georgia f" a Democratic primary to let the white people of Ocorgla determine who Is their choice for governor." Some 21) or more of Talmadgo's oppDiicnls in the legislatu.ro , were not present to hear his -proposal, an nbrupl changeover''(rOm'~his previous determination nbt to yield the office unless ^ho courts rule against, him. Thry had walked out of the House 'chamber shortly fccforc he entered to mnk'e" Thi'rc nrc vacancies for live more ;litdents In the vocational agriculture training; program for veteran? now RcLtlng underway HI Ihe hl«l ;chool here, Freeman lloblnson, pro- grim coordinator, said today. Enrollment stands nt. 20 at pro sent, and the classes are rcslrlclec '.o '.25 student-veterans. Classes have ..~ —...*.« *« i, tun ^ *,., started, Mr. RolJlnson s ald, nnrt speech at the special Invitation of meet every Monday. Wednesday bolh houses. ' - : , ; and Friday night, for two-hour ' Before making his resignation sessions in the Agriculture building offer, Taltnadge told the. clftermg on the high school campus. Classes, assembly that, he would call "'•• start al 7 o'clock. Classes start at 7 o'clock and are taught by Hildred Bunch. Ynr- bro planter and graduate of the Universities of Arkansas and Wisconsin. Mr. Rcblnson, coordinator, Is also vocational agriculture Instructor at nlythevllle high school. When the present class is lillccl. organization of another class will Mr. rtcbinfon said. Veterans wishing lo register for the pro- cram should contart him at Hie Agriculture Building, he added. Weather ARKANSAS—Fair, colder -i and tonight; continued cold v ^ nesday, Lowey; temperature today. Wc-.l- 10 to 16 extreme Norlli and 1G to 22 central, 22 to 28 South portion to- ni'-ht. Rites Conducted Funeral services were held Sunday in LHtlr Rock for Mrs. Fa:iule M. Hou. mother of Mrs. E. H. Ford of Blytheville, who, with Mr. Ford, returned home today. M:s. Ron. 77, died Friday. She is survived by two other daughters, seven grandchildren and 13 (irc.il-Rrandohildr.'r.. Former Resident Of Blytheville Dies in Little Rock Final rite.i for Mrs. Jenny Monl- Ronier v Wilson, of Little Rock. Illytheville resident many years ago, and the mother of Mrs. C. M. Blaekwel! and Jack WUwn of Blylhcville, were held this afternoon at Maiden Cemetery. Maiden. Mo. She died Saturday in a Little Rock hospital. Funeral services for the 88-year- old woman were held yesterday al- lernoon in Utile Rock, with the Rev. R. Seofv Balrd. pastor ot First Christian Church of Blytheville. officiating. She was among (he first to become a member of the First Christian Church here. , In addition to her daughter and) :-on residing here. Mrs. Wilson is I survived by" another daughter. Mrs.I George notion, ol Llltlc Rock, with! whom she made, her home, and sons, H. S. Wilson of Wyoming and Russell Wilson of Tacoma. Wash. A grandtlaughler. Mn=. Jesse Webb, and grandson, H. S. Wilson, also reside here: Ccbb Funeral Home was in charge. . . .... on 'the white people" of Georgia to como to Atlanta and stage a. huge demonstration in his foeh'alf.. Talmudgc was escorted 'to'.the House spcaker'i; stand at 12:05 p.m. When he began speaking, about 50 scats were empty. Auto Accident Delays Return of B/yf heviHe New/ywcds from PO//OS Alter their wedding trip was marred py a car accident, i\tr. and Mrs. W. I. Osbonic Sr.', Blytheville, are at the Park Hotel in Hot Springs, awaiting repairs lo their car. Neither was injured when their car lunicd over on its side Friday after a steering mechanism tie-rod brckj and threw the. car out or control al .Arkadelphia. They were enroulc to Hot Springs from Dallas, Tcwis, where they' were married Thursday. Mrs. Os- oornc is the former 'Miss Mary Hanna of Dallas, a sister ot the late Mrs. Osborne. The couple's plans arc indefinite but include making their honie here. Mr. Osborne has long been associated with the Anderson-Clayton Cotton Co. here. N. Y. Cotton i:30 P. M. Quotations Mar 2904 3026 2073 May 2930 205D 2905 July 2800 2820 2765 Oct. 2540 2582 2525 Dec 2483 2521 2170 3015 2»4!J 2805 2570 2JOJ Osceola Child Dies In Memphis Hospital Services for Ronald Kent Harlaii. five-yenr-old .son of Mr. and airs. V. Q Harlim ot Osceola, who died Saturday night at the Msthodist Hospital in Memphis, were held at 2:30 this afternoon from the Swift Funeral Home in Osceola. Burial was in Ermen Cemetery there. The Rev. E. T. Smith, pastor of thn Baptist Church, officiated, assisted by the Rev. L. T. Lawrence, pastor of the Presbyterian the bo v was taken ill Osceola home Jan. il and to Memphis for treatment. of death has . not been determined. He is survived by "his parents, one brother, Doweft; o sister, Carolyn; and (our grandparents. V '