The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 27, 1947 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 27, 1947
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OK NORTHEAST Al>K-Aua»a »»••-> u^,,,™,.,. ,..„ ..,„ VOL. XI,1I1—NO. 2C1 BlythevlUe Dally Newi- Blythevlll* Courier BlyUievllle Herald Mississippi Valley L««det _ _jraE^DOMlNANT NEWSPAPER OtM^RTHBAST^llKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI US Ban on Portal Pay Suits Sought Ahead of Tax Cuts > House Members See Need for Limiting Claims by Laborers WASHINGTON. Jan. 27. 'UI'.I —The House today put antl-poilal pay legislation ahead of , tax ve- diicllon on Ihc ground that taxes can't be ctil unless the portal suits arc banned. Cliainnan Harold Knutson of Die lax-writings Ways and MJKI;I Committee .said lhal ir present. claims for nearly sri.MO.OOO.OO') in back porlal-to-porlal )>ay were allowed.! the resultant tax refunds would "put lo an end any hops for individual lax relief this year. • There were these developments In porlal-pay. tax, and other issues before Congress: 1. Speaker Joseph W. M.irun. Jr.. lolil Ihc House Judiciary Committee to proceed "as quickly us possible" with anti-ixrrtal pay legislation without wailing (or Senale action. Knutson introduced a bill to bar portal pay suits. Fear Business Slump 2. Sen. Alexander Wiley. H, Wis., told a Senate committee the portal suits might cause a business recession. ,'i. Sen. Joseph H . Ball. R , Minn., Introduced a bill to make Four Days Remain For Purchase of Auto Licenses With approximately 3750 licence plates purchased to date by North Mississippi county motorists, more than 2300 more sales; must take place within the next lour days u all reglslcrcd car, truck and tracer owners arc to avoid latc-pur- chRBc penalties. Friday is the deadline for license purchases and afler that day, a penalty will be assessed .Coi- delinquent purchases of Ihe 1947 car The Arkansas Revenue Depai't- mentofflcc in city Call Is now staying open until 10 p. m. ana will continue this schedule until Ihc: deadline. Sale of cit.v licenses is approximately two-thirds complctc'l, City Clerk Frank Wliltworlh slid this inorning. Approximately 1000 have been sold lo dale with about la«j the total expected lo be sold. BI/i'TllKVlLLK AHKANSAS, MONDAY, JANUAHV 27, 1<M7 SINGLE lab"r Eleven Die In London Crash unions subject to unfair practice provisions of Ihc Labor Relations Act. He already has pending bills lo outlaw clown. shop and industry-wide collective bargaining. 4. Rep. Gerald W. Landls, K.. Ind.. proposed a resolution urging Ihc United Slates to work for world abolition of compulsory military-service before considerins; a peacetime draft. A sharp rise in Army recruitment. slrcnglhcnp'l he- lief that the draft net will be allowed to die March 31. 5. Chairman-Designate D-ivid B. Lilicnthal of the Atomic Energy Commission told Senate members ..of (he joint atomic committee that his group considered military application of the new energy more important than neacetime uses under present conditions. a President Asks for Funds C. Chairman John Taber. II., N. Y., of the House, Appnprii- tions Committee accused' the : War Asscfs' Administration of refusing- to sell S250,[)00.0flfl worth of surplus ! steel because- it doesn't want to work ilsclf out of a job. 7. President Truman asked Congress for a supplemental npnro- prialion of S3CO.OOO.COO for government relief in foreign areas occupied by American forces. Thr: National Labor Relations Bonro asked an unspecified supplemental sum lo speed action on a backlog of disputes which it said might develop into strikes if not scttleii. 5 8. Rep. Eugene E. Cox. D., G:u, said the first job of the House Un-American Activities CommU- iec ought to be to kick Coinmun- isl.s out of the federal government. Missco Soybeans Interest Visitors Mississippi Farm Group Studies Results at Osccola Delbert V. Maloch of Osceola. farm agent for South Mississippi County, yesterday urged a group of 72 Tunica and DeSoto County, Mis, - sissippi, farmers in Osccola to look upon soyljcans as a cash crop instead of a stepchild lo cotton. He made Ihc declaration to the group v.'hich spent the weekend in the .southern half of this county on a tour to gain first hand information concerning the rapid strides which Mississippi County has made in the Iransition from a one-crop system of agriculture. The Missiwippians made the trip in chartered buses and individual members expressed amazement at Ihc trend in agriculture in this area where cotton long has been king. Mr. Maloch told the visitors that soybeans have been profitably grown in this county and that they, too in Mississippi can find beans profitable when they slop considering the bean as a stepchild of cotton. Mr. Maloch explained the cultivation techniques utilized here, discussed varieties, and pointed out that more tliah 100,000 acres of Hospital Loses Right to Claim Tax Exemptions Supreme Court Rules In Case of Missouri Pacific Institution 'iremon at Croydon Airdrome, London. EiiKlaiui po ir chemicals on a burning transport plane whioli crashed and burned during takeoff. Eleven nf the twenty-three pawciisers aiv dead and others siirioiuJy injured. The plane was en route from London to It OTIC. Italy. (NEA liadlo-Tclepholo.) Important Bills To Get Attention Arkansas Lawmakers Convene for Third Week of 1947 Session. I.I1TLK ROCK. Ark.. Jan. 'n. (UP)—The 56th General Assembly of Arkansas went into its third week today fined with important committee meetings and looking ^ ^.^ wm |V . 111 . I . 11 ^, I iciwa-d to Gov. Ben Ixmey's ma-i d|c Thc ,,,,„„).(,, w ., rnct , , |,, lt j->r legislative program dealing primarily with taxes and linanccs. At least' three House and Senate committees have booked hearings on c-ontrovovsint proposals that are expected to touch off the flrcwoifcs in the young legislature. The House Constitutional Amendments Committee, headed by Hep. Claude L. Coffelt of Uenlon Coim- Ly, will hold open hearings toni^rtt on a proposed amendment would return the Game and Fish Commission to jurisdiction of tho legislature. The resolution was presented last \veek bv Rep: Ham Jewish Underground Seizes Tel Aviv Judge*in Courtroom Georgia Citizens AskAdjournmeni Legislators May Go Home Until Row Over Governorship Settled JERUSALEM. Jan. 27. I UP) - 4- Judge Ralph Windhan'i was kid- naped from his Tel Aviv district court room today by au armed band presumed to tic from the Jewish underground in the second abduction 01 ;i prominent Briton within .18 hours. By fV.l si^ns the Je'.vish undcr- gioiuid sci?.wl the Britcns as hostages for the life of Dov Cruncr. a convicted member of Iraun Jzvni Leumi. Ci Mississippi County soil will IK de- j Ecnlcrt liut . week by Rep: Bam voted, to -bean production this year ! Crnwfol ' d ^9. f . u »l°" .County. v Mayor Ben F. Biiller of Osceola 1 The committee also will consider welcomed the MIssLsslpuians who "" ""Vsure to lower the voting age welcomed the Mississippians who made the trip under the auspices of H. J. Vickcry. Tunica County aeon;, ami the Planters cotton Oil Mill of Tunica. Osceo/o Bank Re-elects All Officers for'47 All officers and directors of the Planters Bank of Csccola have been re-elected. Judge AVilliam J. Driver Sr.. will anain serve as president; C. E. Dean, vice president and cashier; J. F. Herntlon and Miss Marjorie Doyle, assistant cashiers; Miss Kun\ Amiable and Miss June Rhodes Welborn. bookkeepers. Directors arc: W. J. Driver president; J. T. Cromcr, Faber A While, L. C. B. j-oimg and C K Dean. Undivided profits of $25.000 were added lo the bank's $25.000 surplus, bringing its total surplus to $50.000. Leachville Man Dies of Injuries In Auto Accident Injuries received several mouths ago in an automobile accident resulted in the death Jan. 18 of William Lcc Landrcth, 24, of Leachville. Funeral services were held Monday at the Methodist Church of Leachville with the Rev. E. H. Hall, pastor, officiating. Burial was in Leachville Cemetery. Mr .Landrcth is survived by his father. Francis Landrclh. Howard Funeral Home was In charge. Many Dimes Contributed To Polio Fund Blythevillc's Saturday shopping crowds added {23027 to the March oi Dimes infantile paraiysis campaign fund as they dropped nickels, dimes ami quarters on the tables set up in tlie business district to receive the contributions. While no inclusive total hns been computed yd, money lor the polio relief drives is being sought and obtained by hoi,sc-lo-housc canvas, envelope contributions from school children, theater collections and coin boxes placec in toca stores. To the S6380 March of Jiime: qunta assigned North Mississippi County, will go collections made tonight at two benefit baskctbal games In the high school gym b; twccn Loy Eich anil FitzuatricK Jewelry teams and Manila am Osccola Independents. Proceed; from Uvo -Biylhcville High Schoo games here tomorrov; night will Hayti. Mo., teams wili also go U Ihe Marcli of Dimes. Marcli of Dimes committccmoj Eddie Ford and Virgil Greene, ii charge ol the tables Saturday, wcr assisted by Jaycocs Harry 'Lcvitch and Otho Slanficld. Youthful assistants Irom the Blythcviilc -Y" included Marvin Ross. Janice Wilson, Beverly Wood, Carol .Ann Bail- cy. Billy James and Janice Phillips. Osceola Man Passes State Bar Examination Samuel w. Fuller of Osccola was among those who passed the state bar examinations Jan. o and 7 in Little Hock, it was revealed in Little Rock Saturday by Blake Downie. chairman of the State Board of Law Examiners. Of 23 applicants, 13 passed the examination. Guard Unit Seeks Federal Recognition An inspection for federal recognition of the newly-formed Company B of the Missouri National Guard at caruthcrsvitlc will be held tomorrow night at tlie Armory there. Inspection officers from the National Guard Headquarters of the 140th Infantry at Cape Oirardcau will Inspect facilities, company records and the unit itself. If, as n result of the Inspection, federal recognition Is giVen the unit, pay for Co. 13s personnel \vi!l Mart as of tomorrow night. N. Y. Stocks prices: 2:00 p.m. slock AT&T Amer Tobacco . Anaconda Copper Beth Steel . ... Chrysler Coca Cola Gen Electric , ... Gen Motors . ... Montgomery Ward N Y central . ... Int Harvester. , . Republic Steel . . Kadlo Socony Vacuum . Studebaker Standard of N J . Texas corp Packard U. S. Slecl 172 3-4 80 1-2 39 02 5-8 92 1-8 161 37 5-8 , 57.3-8 . 58 1-2 . 18 3-4 . 71 1-2 . 27 5-8 . fl . 14 5-8 . 22 5-8 . 07 1-8 . 50 3-4 . G 1-2 . W 1-4 Arkansas from 21 to 18 years, ind another thai would establish i six-mill county road tax and bolish the present 10-mill state id valorem tax and the three- nil; county road tax. The Joint House nnd Scnalc Hospital Invcstigsiling group will continue its hearings Tuesday night. Witnesses are expected to include Dr .A. C. Kolb, former hospital superintendent, and former Gov. Homer M. Adkins. It will be the committee's fourth hearing. Thc Senate Labor Committee will hear arguments on a proposed enabling aci. to the slate's anli-closnd shop law. Similar lo one Unit \vrn- thcrnci the pyrotechnics of the I'Jis. legislalure, Ihc mca.suic v.a.-i in-' t-rnduced last week bv Sen. f'.. J. Cutler ol Forrest city, it would sel mi punishment for forcing ,1 person to join a labur union a.s a prerequisite for a job unri for an employer to rcfu.s-c work to a ]>cr- son b?cf,use of union affiliation. Thc governor's long-looKnd-lor legislation is expected to hit the hopper sometime this week—probably Wednesday. Laney unveiled whal he described as his major. legislative program to reporters Saturday. It contemplates abolition of Ihc slate properly tsx. higher taxes on whiskej and cigarettes and a revision ol the 1045 Revenue Stabilization Act Lancy would reserve ad valorcn taxes for local taxing units, save tlie taxpayers an estimated Sl.fXM C03 a year and release 51,200 UOO for immediate use that is goin into the tax reduction fund. •His second measure v.-ould' re vise present "luxury" taxes will emphasis, on whiskey and cigarettes. But not on beer, jcwclrv w furs. Gosnell Woman, Mrs. Pinkley, Called by Death Mrs. Polly plnklcy. 68. died Vis morning. 4:15 o'clock, at her home near Gosneil. Funeral services will be held tomorrow morning. 10 o'clock, at Gosnell Baptist Church, w llh the Rev. T. J. Hichardson, pastor of Ulackwatcr Baptist Church oV- ciating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park cemetery. Pallbearers will be jack Moody. W. E. Lott Jr., John H. Gray, Earl Moody, Charles Stromlro and Roy McKay. Mrs. Pinkley is survived by two brothers, Paul Yclberton of Dell n'M Hix Yclberton. of San Diego, and two sisters. Mrs. Lucy Southard, of San Diego, and Mrs. Hannah potter, of Blythevillc. Holt Funeral Home is in charge. death would' -be "avenged with blood, the bkjod of those responsible." ' Judge Wi.vlham. British president of the Tel Aviv court and heir to baronetcy. waH hustled out of hi.; courtroom. Fourteen armed men were reported lo have; bursl into the room ut noon, cowed everyone pn-.sent with loinmy guns, and seized Wiiidhaui. Thc gang, wilh their victim, I Jed in four cars waiting outside the court, according lo early reports from Tel Aviv. Only yesterday H. I. Collins, tfsh .banker, was seized in ft- c parable manner. One of Ihc gr pst ma.nhunts in Palestinian : lory was going on for the kidnapers. An anonymous call to police icadquarters here today said: "Halt nil these searches in North Jerusalem. The house where Col- Ins is held is heavily mined. II you don't hall the searches, it .vili b? blown up." Three battalions of British soldiers were searching the northern suburbs of Jerusalem for Collins inri his kidnapers this morning •vhen Windham was seized. Orlails of the Windham kidnap- ing were slow iu becoming available. WindlKiin was 41. He oceanic president of the court, which is an Kdjimct of the British administration iu Pairs! ine. last year alter serving in it in various ciipacili."*. 1 ; ATLANTA, Jan. 27. IU1')-- . . . A resolution to adjmirn Ihi- Sla legislature until April 1 was introduced in bolh honors today as a mectlnr. of Ihe "armis'd rill/ens nf Georgia" demanded Ihii Ihc assrinhly unit work until Llv; legal Bcivi-rnor Is ilrlcrinlhcd by the courts. A motion was made in Ihe lions/ lo -set up a 12-inan committee to study a while primary bill and bring '-'••"- .snbslilulfl in April. Herman Talmadne h I 1'ITI.IC ROCK, Ark.. Jnn. 27. — i Ul') — 'rhe Arkansas Supremo Court mli'd loday Hint hospitals or- ttiinlzcd as corporations or as in- slltutioiw for members O f s uch corporation^ cnnnot lie {-xcmni.erl from laxnllon as dim liable Instl- Hilliins. Thu i-oiirl's opinlnn decliircd Act •H) or 111-11. us uucoiistllutlonnl. It upheld (he Arkansas Public Service Commission ail ( | the Pil- lask! Circuit Court In pludng the Mls.smii-1 paclllc Hospital In Little id'ck nn llio risse.ssuir-iit roll.i foi ud valorem tnxe.s. In a fonr-lo-thrro decision wrll- ti'n hy Jii.sllcc F.d F. MoPadden. l.h< r»iirl held Unit Ihc Missouri Pa clfle Company Is not a "nublli charily." but Is supported and us rd by employes of iho railroad am Missouri Pacific Trmiiipoilallon Co The fourl slated that Ihc hos plliil dl/| not. meet either of t,w essentials to make It n nubll charily. The ossenllnls are: Deiji open lo any worthy sick nc-rson re gardless of ability to p« y: l>ml u , Ins profll.i rcaltal fi-om those wli pav (o hcncllt Ihosiv who cannot pay. Nut Ojiernlril fnr Charity "Proof shows Unit the hosplial Is not exclusively for public charily an,! that use Is the dcler- mlnlng faolor." the decision filati'd. The opinion nlsu refilled Urn hos- pllal's claim lhal It \ vas rxnnint from tuxallon under a previous ruling of the Pulaskl County Court and Ihc Arkansas Tax Commission. The ."supremo Coiirl held Hint nil rnrlii.j- rulliiK could not altrd Ihv prcmci-ly n t present. The case was filed originally by Puliiskl County, Hip city of Little Kt'ck. Lllllc rtock special School niulrlcl nnd John M, Hose, n prop-' erty oivncr. , Dlvscntlni; |n die opinion weir Justices R Ir. Mdllnnoy, J. s. Holt nnd It. W. Hoblns. In olher action the court, held I hat evidence was sufficient tn allow a $500 fine against n. a. -sim- chargcd with unlawfully unshine Sends Temperature Up n Missco Area Bright sunshine sent tenipera- nres Wghor over the weekend In llyihovlllc with n minimum of bl legi-ccs reported toy Robert E. ilnylock. official observer, this nornlng. The low Sunday morning vas 41 degrees, Tlui Weather. Bureau In Little lick, however, hu.i predicted,colder or tonight mid Tuesday with the >rolublllty of the early return ol cloudy weather, which has prevailed for several days. Low Ifrmperalures nl, or below tlin freezing murk have Iwen pre dieted for tonight for North Ar kansA.v _ ,,.„ mono, charged with opposed legislative adiourn- . lin-plng slut' mnchlnen and gnpin 'leasl'i'mttr the whllp prl-Mlnj: ilol'lcfs'ln'rfrwptu-l. . . •Wpr.jiM*' is enacted. Acting Oov. Simmons drew the .'fine In Nc'w- M.'E. Thompson" wants the lenlsl.i- I poi t Municipal Court", 'ami an ap- liii-e to null at once. j jiral to Jackson Circuit Court ro- Thompson sent the Irglslalors a milled t«i the suinc decision. The conuniintcalion in (ling Hint ttiey RO i operation of siicli machines Is a home until the courts sclllc the guv- j violation of Sec. 31(20 n; Pope's Dl- ernorsliip. • gest. City Soon to 63! More Telephones Southwestern Bell Expocrs ro Add 240 Lines During Summer Or;pile Ihi; continued shortage of innny malprliils. most of (ho people now wultlnc for Iclephonc; service in Ulythovllle should be scrvrd by mld-Smumar, P. J, Hoe. manager b( the SonthWL'stcrii Hell Telephone Company, nald todny. Hcmilrlnii gross expenditure* of approximately $«ri,oOO the local tele- phono expansion proi;rmn wits ularl- 0(1 almost a year IIRO. I,ar,t sunurei l l>" mini V connectrrt almost anO iddltlonnl lelcnhnni! lines lo the dial I'tiulpmont. This helped provide service for many then waiting nnd this Hummer 340 more llnrs wi!' be added. Two switchboard positions arc on order, too, and (be company expects delivery on these li October. "Our expansion plan." Mr. Poi said, "depends on nn nnlnt<"-i upti; How of materials anil equipment ISverylhliiB will bo done to complete- tlin wtu-K more quickly |r nt all |)o;i- slble." Lonn distance facilities also nrc beliiR expanded. Trn ne\v lines are bclnij added mid they will run to Memphis. MiKorn, Oscroln; Blcclc. Oaruthorsvllle nnd Kcnnetl In Missouri: also .lonrsboro, and other places. Another phasr of the expansion pi-oi;nnn Is that of rural telephone service, A new and improved dial tiiliiphono system brought service to 40 fiunllira In the Huflman arta, sast of town, last year. Olher rural projuclR, hie-to be sch><iutcd,Vb«t this (!«mml bn;dono tintll-nmt/year Some Growers Believe Figure for Seasons May Reach 220,000 * Cotton glnmngs in MiBbis- |)|)i Cotintj from thp Vjtb cioji p,issud Die 200,000-b9lp maik on January 16, it >\as hndo-icd to<lH) by C 0* D.mdtowci of Osceola, ofti- ,i tl tolton statistician m Mississippi Count} Mi nanehowcr todaj reported Ilia', 201,837 bales had 'been ginnea Tiloi lo Jan 16 nnd this fhjiue compirr-i «Hh 81644 ginned Irom HH 19« (.tn, pnoi to Jan 16 184ft Soim. growers In the count; lirlle\c I hat the total yleM foT 1111 will rrieh the KtVH) bile mjrk b foie glniilngs for the sta- snrr nr« completed. Tor the slait, 05 a whole gm- nlniss on Jnn 16 stood Rt, l JMSbb b-ilis uhloh means that In this one coiintj the hrgest cotton fro ducci in t|ic entire South, ncarlv one fifth nf nil the Arkansas cotton WT; produced last year, Onlj Texas lopped Arkansas lit the \oluinp of rjotloh harvested lost year. Texas : had 1,601,487 toxics •finned prior to Jan 16 n P nilsrnt Has I0»,90f» Ba*,* ' Prmiicut County In Missouri l t&3 cording ( o th" figures frorh'ttlc 'olton ilatlsviclan In that cdunty riidutrcl more than lOoooo Dale 1 ; if tho 219345 reported for 1IH6 for Hint ilaio The rlnnlnl; report from 'Washington show, the folios/Ing total? 1 n ^ntoT fnr 1946 yields P ' r . Tlie Senate, in executive session, was considering whether to confirm IB ap'polnlmcnls sent by Tal- niadge. The bailie over adjournment began as the legislators returned l.n work utter a three-day weekend rrcoss. The mass meeting of the "aroused citizens of Georgia" was held at the Pipdmonl Hotel and drew citl/^ns from numerous Georgia ies. Legislnlors reported that shone lirrssurr from liolh stale polllical rnmii's had mushroomed since lusl. Friday. fJbnmons hud askf.i fr>r reversal on the grounds of Insufflelcnl evidence. Tho new kidnaphii: prompted i"- tlmiblrd efforts in Ihc sr irdi lor Ihe abductors or Collins. An urea 'idalcd by 40,000 persons was cordoned off by thn second Lincolnshire, Royal Irish fusiliers and Oxford and Bucks Light. Intinary Dat- laiions. The search centered in Hie .suburbs of CScula. and' Sanhrdriya, where Yemenite. Kurdish and 'l!uk- hnrian Jews live in \vhal is commonly called "Old Jerii.salrm." al- Ihough most of Ihe buildings art less than SO years old. Secretary Marshall Meets Polish Envoy WASHINGTON, .lilii. S'l-UII')--- Secretary or Slate George C. Marshall today tackled two of America's most pressing foreign policy problems—I'oland and international atomic energy control. He conferred for nine minutes with (he new Polish ambav-Kltir, Jozcf Winicv.ic/.. H was Marshall's first business appointment wllli a foreign diplomat. Trqitpr Firm On Highway 61 Plans Opening Fni'icM opiiniiig of Lhc r nrw H,ns- ll PhllMpr* Tractor Co. will Dr nld WrdncMlay :it Llic coin;i;iny'.s slur.vrnt>in:t nnc] ^;n'n;;c on H!«tT- \viiy til, South, The nrvv finn will feu Lure snip:; of J-'ord trucLors sis wrlj as ninin- t^intnj: romplrlc .sri'viring, p;iliilliin. slrarn rlrnriiny and repair dcparL- inrnLs. To hiuullr repairs of irncLors. u fully-stnc'kcil purLs dcpai Imcnt, witJ n] so br inalnlulnctl. Door l)i'i7-fs will b? ;;ivrn at Ihc formal opening. For snk'.-i and Rrrviue, thn now trnctoi cnmiifiny ivl!! ciicn Thui dny. I lou L^ las Lav; son i.s ^enct Ready for 1947 War on Misquifoes N. Y. Cotton Mar. May July Oct. Dee. open .... 3040 2953 2801 '2594 2510 high low 3055 3030 2078 2947 2820 2790 2(ill 2585 1:30 3055 2918 2818 2G11 Alabama a California P)01'llll\ Louisiana Mississippi Missouri New.'Mexico North 'Carolina Oklchoma South Carolina Tennessee Ccxur Vlrglnin Others 788805 . 1 154665 407 UK 3757 5*? 5B» 279 1 SOI W( 13 UH TiJ73 In rrcnnt weeks the compnny puV- chasrd n" lot al, bell, oijlU miles Southwest of here, on which wlll;be creeled a building to house the dial equipment needed to sorve residents of Doll, Roseland. Wilson Jiifictlon Shonyo, Pcttyville. and Ix>wden. Service for about 120 people will be, ready sometime this Sumrncr, it Is, hoped. 'c ; • "The rapid growth of Blythovllle Is the reason we are making these' extensive additions." Poc comment>:d. "Fur example, last year we connected "over 1,000 lolfphones, yet there arc Mi2 people now waltin K for service. "Today, the local telephone ;y.s- tnn handles 25,000 calls a day—a record volume—compared to 17,000 In 1011. In the same period long dislinirn Irafflo has Increased more than 100 per cent. Ark-Mo Stock Transferred To New Company Formal approval of the change In corporate sliilus of the Ark-Mo power Corporation was marie at n .special meeting of -slockhoWcrs here Saturday, Originally a Delaware corporation, this utility has become ttio Aik-'Mo Pov;rr Company, rill Arkansas incorporation, with Hie transfer of assets nnd properties lo l>r made as of Friday. The stockholders voted lo Iran-i- ler slocks of the old corporation on a par value bas;s. S/'/cesf on Man H<K:CI6$ Oh Polar A whole carload of 13DT to be used this Spring and Summer In Noi llicasl Arkansas by the Untied Slulcs Public Health Service in co-ojX'ratlon with local hcolth agencies has arrived in Paragould and Is uclng stored there. Sidney W. Wilcox. of Blythcviilc. area supervisor, was prise the area. Shown helping unload the __ Sam Lcaih. secretary of the Chamber of commerce' Harvey Farrcll, Greene county judge, and George 2557 252? 2557 Waillcy. president of I hi- On one County Farm I , notified today. Eight counties com- DDT aie.(left lo right) Mayor William Hammond of paragonirt; Negro Confesses Attacks On Girl, Elderly Woman Vollle Joe llollan, Ntgro of near Clear Lake, was boulK-. over lor Circuit Court action and ordered held without bond this morning in Municipal Court after preliminary hearing on charges of npln; an eight-year-old Negro sir and a 75-year-old Negro womai ^al.nrday. Holland, veleran of five yearj Army service, was arrested ncal Clear Lake Sunday by Deputy Sheriff Erwin Jones after count} officers and city police Investigated the case early Sunday morning. Charged with criminally assault in? Ihc young girl and thc-cldcrl; woman in Ihcir homes along llu alley between Main and Ash In 'the 200 block Sast. Holland confessed lo the attacks an hour after lilfl arrest. Mrs. Roosevelt fleeted LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y.. Jan. 27— IUP)—A new United Nations Commission began work on a "world charter of human rights" today by electing Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt Chairman. The widow of the late president, sitting as the delegate of the United S'tttes, was named by acclamation to be chairman of the UN's commission on human rights. Lieut.: Commdr Ohnrlen "Tanner >f Sikiston Mo was onft of three "•in participating In {he Navj t Antarctic expcdltlorj w ru> were iboard a . helicopter Jan 21 when t fell Into the'sea from the carrier "•hlllnnmp Sea I .Commander Tanner suffered qri- y slightly frorri exposure, Navi re- lorts said, i >t<lmlral Brrri IXUyed ' LITTLE AMERICA ,«n aTidlP) — The ilcklc Antarctic weather orced another tie ay tod»y jn'Rear Adm. Richard E Byrds arrival hsre, o assume active command of his { In the 3outh iotirth expedition 'olor Area s Thc Aircraft Carrier PlilUbpine Sea, no win Anva,ctlc waters about 600 miles north of here radioed ,hat a low celling and Icmg corj- •litions had prevented tlife schedules takeoff of the six huge Douglas :-3 iilancs that will carry Byrd and others to little America''' **• Thc carrier icpprtea It was 'moving southwcil*ard from its present localion |n Hie hope of finding more favorable flying conditions, j The six-plane flight will mark j lie first time that ships of that sire hsvo lakcn oft from the dec* of a carrier. Carolyn Armstrong, Aged four, Dies in Memphis ~ Funeral sen Ices will be held tomorrow afternoon, 2:30 o'clock!' for Carolyn Louise Armstrong, four- year-old daughter of Mr. and-Mrs. Henry Armstrong, who died Sat'ur> day morning at Memphis Mc'ih'6- dlst Hospital. Services arc to be held 'at'the Church of Christ with E.' w; St6- vall. pastor, offlcIaltngrBuriai will follow at Mount zion •cemetery, Slcclc. Mo. -•,.-. 'i Pallbearers will be Fred McQPjV Tom !f?.ney, sob Rogers and b W. Uowntng. The child It survived by'!licr enls; three brothers, Frank, Billy and Charles, mid a sister, Martha Carol. . . ^ . ., Holt FiiucrarHomc is Iii charge. Gilmore Infant Ores Jerry Leon Gilmore -died jester- day afternoon. 3 o'clock, one day after birth to Mr. and Mrs. LeqU Gllmore. Funeral services were held tills afternoon at bogn'ood .Ridge Ccmelery. . ' ••; He is survived by 'his parcriUs and three, brothers.'..frJoVd Lee Kenneth Wayne and Claude-Clivr- cnce. Cobb Funeral Home Is in charge. . ! Weather ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy, colder tonight and Tuesday and In Northwest portion this alternoon. Lowest temperatures 'tonight » to 32 northwest and ejtlrema , portions: ,' <' '.;•'' ...'...

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