BLTTHBVTLL1 (AAK.) COUW» N«Wf. DECEMBER T, 1M1 Nttw Briefs— PSC to Consider Telegraph Company Rate Hike Request By THE ASSOCIATED PBr,S» Lrmjt ROCK—A request by Western Union for rib Increase* •mounting to (26,000 a ye«r ha* been taken undor *dvlsemont by UM Arkansas Public S»rvle« Commission. T*i« rate raise is being protested by a number of ncwapapers. PreM messages ki the papers would account (or 14,700 of th* proposed l»,000 taorea«. 2 AWOL Chaffce Soldiers Held HORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark., D»c. 7. (/P)—The Federal Bureau of nrutlgition today has In custody wo soldiers, AWOL from Camp Chtff**. The two, Jo« Horn, 17, of Dan- Hie, Ark,, and James Pope, 19, of Joonevllle, were picked up by orth Little Rock police yesterday. They broke out of th« Camp Ctwffee stockade Monday. Th» soldiers were turned over to Hays Requests Funds tor River Bank Work WASHINGTON—Rep. Brooks Hays (D-Ark) hat requested Jede- rel funds for Arkansas River bank stabilization work and preliminary construction on the proposed Dardanelle Dam. He submitted his request to the assistant budget director and th« Army Engineers here yesterdny. Hays wld he and Hep. J. W, 'nimble (D-Ark) plan a trip down the Arkansas River from Owrk to Morrllton on Dec. 14 and 18. IJttl. Rock District Engineer Col: Hans Holmer will accompany them. Swift & Co. Close Conway Plant tor Oood CONWAY—The swift * Co. plant her* hit been cloted permanently, M. D. McCarrtlle. xianager, tald yesterday. Plant opernttons were oeased Oct. 29. Company personnel at Conway are being transferred bo other plants. About 20 persons were employed her*. Stat* Elementary School Principal! Meet LITTLJt ROCK—About 200 members of the Arkansas Elementary School Principal* -Association are expected to attend * two-day /all opening here today. Arkansas Legion Commander Is In lured HARRISON—State American Legion Commander Andrew MoCuny wai injured when hii automobile overturned near Marshall Wednesday. H« wai taken to his Meber Springs hom« after receiving treatment for shoulder and ankle injuries at • Harrison hospital. Camden Inglneer Dims in Little Rock ROOK—Hugh H. Humphrey, 60, engineer nt the Shu- naker Na»al Ammunition Depot, Camden, died In a Little Rock boepMH yesterday. He wa« the son of the lat« Arkansas supreme Court Justice and Mn. T. M. Humphrey of Feyettevlllo. include his wife, three daughter, and two sons. State Highway Hearings Scheduled for Jan. 16 I ROOK, Dec. 7. fflghway Audit Commission wlH open its hexrlngg Jan. ; 16 on operation!! of the Stat* Highway Department. The opening date was set fti a meeting of the audit group nnd the highway commission here y.«- terday. Testtaoof on any alleged law •violations disclosed by the audit oonHnission't Investigations will be elrod at tho public hearings. The audft oommlsslon was created by Uie 1991 Legislature to Investigate the State Highway De- partment—nn Bgency directed by the governor-appointed Highway Commission. Last August the Audit Cominls- •ion commented on "shocking •waaie, extravagance and overall in- eMlclency" In the, deportment. Ptifcwkl County Prosecutor Tom Doemle has said he will file charges If Mffiolent •vJrienca of orlglnnl ottunete Is found by the Audit Commission. Highway Commission Chairman J. B. Lambert of Helena Issued Communion Called 'Wealthy Racket' KUALA LUMPUR, Malaya (AP> —A Malayan leader says Communism In Malaya Is "nothing more or less than a fabulous! wealthy racket". W. M. MacLeod, member of the Council of the Malayan Association said he estimated conservative]} that the Communists In the jungles were collecting something like S3.- SOO.OOO monthly from the sale stolen rubber. Chilean Chrisfmas To Be Competitive In SANTIAGO. CHILE fAP) — t white Christmas is poing to hay toilRh competition from "the loca type of Vutetide this year in Snn tingo. Plans are under way for a fcstiv celebration in a local park. Stall sponsored by the Embassies of dii ferrn! countries will bring She tra ditlonal Old World touch to an oc caslon which will take place mid-summer heat. Cotton snow tmrt paper mA reindeer is thp best that ciin produced. The traffic through several n[ the main streets In the downtown area is diverted, and colored liRhts are strung across the streets from the- buildings. Crowds stroll alon? In the evenings, enjoying a breath of air and perhaps feeling cooler for having seen the shop displays with cotton wool powdered with boracid. and the warm-clad Santa Claus. itsmetit following yesterday't ;«tlng asking that complet* »udl ncUngs b« made public as soon »: osslblc for the purpose of Increas- ig efficiency In the department. e Cost Is Rising n Singapore Area SINGAPORE fAP)—Tilt cost c ice Is Increasing tn Stngapon foung girls and women are goin ip In price on the market. Racketeers nre paying n» high a 550 for the purchase of n 17-year )ld girl for prostitution purpose; •Menty of ensy money and the soar ng cost of living have resulted 1 ncreascci snles of women by poore ninllies. We cannot wipe out prostltu Ion", sold nn anti-vice officer, "bi we cnn mnkc things difficult for tl operators". There hnvc been mar. ases of girls under 18 used fo prostitution. Reports tell of 14 a even 7-year-old girls found „, brothels. They had been sold into prostitution. Conway Man Hcadf Burial A*»oclori<mi LITTLE ROCK, DfC. T. (AP) — Robert McNutt of Conway, Ark., ha< been elected president of th« Arkansas club of Burial Associations, Inc. He succeeds Olen Wood of Mena. Other officers named at the clos- the FBI for return to military authorities. ln» MMton at th« orcanlattion'. two-day oonv«n«on b»r. ywUrcSny Include: Oardner McNabb of PocahonUs, first vice president; Herbert Holme: of Augusta, second vice president; Paul y. Griffin of Lltle Roclt, secretary-treasurer, and Jimmy Latl- mer of Nashville, sergeant-at-arms. Member« of the executive board are Harold Dyer of McGehee. Robert Harris of Morrllton, and Verlyn Heath of Paragould. North Carolina has 450,000 acrw of game refuges. Tdlmadge Blasts Truman, FEPC Plan PINK BLUFF, Arlc., Dec. ^. (AP)—Visiting Arkansas to hunt duclu, Georgia's Guv. Herman Tslmadg* fired a double-barreled blast last night, at President Truman and his fair employment practices plan. 'There wouldn't be enough troops or arms In the country to enforce the fair employment practices commission In Georgia," the governor said In an Interview. "Non - segregation In Georgia schools and In the entire South It's a De-icer AMI!ERST, Canada (API—A new piece of equipment here, a salt spreader has pccn placed in operation with the purpose of keeping streets free of ice nnd snow during the winter months. Fed from a truck, the spreader covers a width of 30 feet.. First Advertising The first newspaper In the United States lo carry advertisements was the Boston News Letter .in 1104, according to the Encyclopedia Briltannk-n. NOTICE OF FILISG OP APPLICATION FOR LTQt'OR PERMIT Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for a permit to sell and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage nt retail on the premises described as: 122 East Main Street, Blythevllle, Arkansas. Application Is lor a permit to be Issued for operation beginning on the fth day of December 1951, and to expire on the 30 day of June 1953. Leslie Dorris Ar« you odcquolely in- lured hera and underiniur.d 1 th.r.? Are you protected againit improb- oblfei but txpoi.d lo more potiibl. rtiki? Thert'i an «o>y way to find cull AsV for a fr«« PLartolyjil. It may sov* you money now and point rn* ,woy To lull proleclion in ih. .v.ftt of fir. or olh»r prop«rtY damof*. Coll ui. J. G. "Bob" Burnei «enco« Bldjr. South 2nd St. BlythcTllle, Ark. Phone 436« will never work »i long a* red blood runs in. white men's veins." And he aimed this broadcast at the President: "In my opinion, if Truman runs for President In 19S2, he will not carry the state of Georgia. The President Is trying to destroy everything that the South holds near and dear. "Taxes are approaching .the point of confiscation. We do not favor socialized medicine or farm~ ing, we cannot stand graft, and^ Returns to Duty 'Pic. Robert L. 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