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TOC. ILTH—NO. 224 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS — . THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKAWIA8 AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI ' mitrlViDlillla *•••«.. _l > .i __,__i 1 .1 ..--•. - ' ••-• " '- ' . -— **•»•" t»J 1. mjt^DV-lljm. Blylheville Courier Blytheville Daily New Mississippi Valley Leader Blytheville Herald Son is Hero In Rescue of Dad at Well Rancher Dug Out After 18 Hours in Hole PENDI.ETON, Ore., Dec 10, (AP) _ A 51-year-old rancher, trapped for 18 hours in a 15-foot well while heavy digging equipment churned about him, was brought to safety today. At the Pcndleton hospital where he was taken after the dramatic rescue in sub-freezing temperatures, doctors described his condition as "good." The rancher, Norman Vina Ford, 51. was" pinned to the well bottom with his foot under a plank when the walls caved In at 11:30 a.m. (PST) yesterday. Al 5:30 this morning. he was lifted to the surface. Ford's 18-year-old son, Leon, was the hero of the rescue operation. He was helping his father sink the well but was working on the surface when the walls collapsed. Leon Jumped in and began digging his father with his hands. Neighbors who had been called lowered buckets to the youth. Son Holds Wall 7 Hours Leon has his father uncovered down to the knees when the walls caved In a second time. Leon spotting another section of the wall • bout to give way. braced his back • gainst the crumbling section. He remained there for seven hours. It took that long for a crew with digging equipment lo arrive from nearby UmatiHa where McNary dam Is under construction. As hundreds watched under the' glare of searchlights, John Morton of the McNary Dam contractors took charge of the rescue. He had a 24- Inch Iron pipe forced down around the trapped man. That prevented further cave-Ins. When the pipe was in place. Leon was brought, to the surface. (He was put to bed with a mild case of shock. "I W« Scared" Later the youth said of his seven hours in the well: "I was scared mqre — mostly when T diggers began widening the mouth of the well to 50 fet across. Th« last several hours rescuers dug with their hands and small •hovels. The pipe was removed and Ford was propped up in the middle of the now huge ditch. He was weak: but still conscious as rescuers uncovered his feet. Wife Encourages Victim Mrs. Ford remained at the top of the hole, calling down encouragement to her husband through the »U«nioon until rescuers asked her to leave. She remained Inside the ranch house until ambulance attendants brought her husband up from the hospital. of Ford's legs for a possible fra tur. Other than'that Tesufftred SM™* ^ Stadrt ".: e fa no ap^renMn^e^t^^ said . J^to^"tS ^^^L £ C. of C. Election Will End Today Ballots in (he Chamber of Commerce board of directors election are due in the C. of C. office 5 p.m. today and judges will count the by BLYTHBVILLE, ARKANSAS. MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1951 AP Wirephoto I»i H llejnlOlO -..j—, ..... willl^u »A^1U11A NICE COMFORTABLE HOLES IX KORKA-Soldicrs of the Isl ~ Mollcia >' ni Sht lambasted the r,s :s,rc.r::rr, z;,: r;;r:;;;r= ="—" »-"'•=" in fighting on the quiet western front In Korea. UN Stops 9 Red Attacks SEOUL,, Korea, Dec. 10. CAP) United Nations forces threw back nine minor Red probing attacks along the frozen Korean war front yesterday and today. -U. S. Eighth Army communi- ques said five of the feeler strikes were made on the eastern front, three in (lie center of the line, and one on.the west. The communiques reported no other significant ground activity. A North Korean broadcast by radio Pyongyang said "o nine eastern front our artillery is pounding enemy positions, inflicing serious damages on the enemy personnel and material." It added that a lull prevailed on the central and western fronts. U. S. Fifth Air Force jets sighted 10 Red jets over northwest Korea Monday but made no contact The U. S. planes failed to see a Red plane in sweeps over tile area Sunday. Ground-Breaking Held for New Catholic Parochial School Here Official ground-breaking ceremonies were conducted this after noon as Immaculate Conception Catholic Church began construction of a new parochial school at.the corner of Thirteenth and West Ash Streets The ceremonies began'.at 2 p.m. today. The Very Rev. Monsignor E. A. Henimen, dean of Northeast ateJy. the Rev. Amos H. Entferlin. pastor of Immaculate Conception blessing of the plot. j doncd Construction is to start immedi-i buildii. 0 Enderlln said. Members of a school when the Chest Campaign Clean-Up Start* More Than $5,000 Needed to Reach Quota of $29,985 Will more than S5.000 to go be- oiuug/tc, ner ausoana up from tne will more fhnn «";nnn i« o~ i, *, 0 r,i », -u r- —-^^. ^ i-m<- ^rrjBrssr^^^^lsEtS-*"". 1 ^"^ .-.., ...^ wi 1*1*1 ui iii, v ijiiusi, quota le is reached and facing the threat Dspiiai. ot (^banding the combined drive if r^S?^."^™"^^™ 6 the *°" '»."<* «"de thifyeVr evening. Manager Worth D. Holder -- fort to reach the $29,985 quota before Friday. About 35 picked workers are to star 1 the clean-up campaign with a breakfast at the Hotel Noble tomorrow morning. The Community Chest has failed tu reach its goal for several years a nd officials have cViciricd the united drive probably should be the election disbanded if this year also Is a votes this failure. Dr. J. C. Guard general "' ----said this morning. Alvin Huffman, Jr., James and Alvin judges. Roy Hardy are election Twelve directors are to be chosen from a slate of 24 candidates. Those elected directors will name officers later this week, Mr. Holder said. chairman, has said. "Failure of the Community Chest will mean Blytheville citizens will have to work- on and contribute to 12 separate drives instead of the one united drive." Dr. Guard said. _T\vo more firms have reported 100 per cent, participation of em- ployes—Wade Furniture Company. \vith an average donation of SI,' and Blytheville Propane Company, with an average gift of $2.30. Weather Arkansas forecast: Partly cloudy, j Done Your Christmas continued cold this afternoon and NOT SO COLD touighl. Not so cold Tuesday. Missouri forecast: Partly cloudy I with increasing southerly winds to- i day and tonight, warmer west nnd i north; Tuesday mostly cloudy, windy and warmer but turning much colder by evening: high today in 40s. low tonight 30-35. Minimum this morning—35. Maximum yesterday—44. Minimum Sunday morning—35. Maximum Saturday—50 Sunset today—4:50. Sunrise tomorrow—6-57 Precipitation 48 hours to 7 a m today—1.05. Total since Jan. 1—42.05. Mean temperature (midway between high and low)—3S).5, Normal mean temperature for December—41.9. This Date Last Year Minimum this morniii°.—24 Maximum yesterday—43 Precipitation January i to til date—.79,84. Mailing Yet? Postoffice Lines Getting Longer As far as business Ls concerned, Christmas i.s already here for Postoffice workers and the lines ol package-toting patrons are getting longer every day. Contemplating the Inevitable last-minute rush, Postoftice officials loday reminded Blylheville residents that the longer they wait to mail gifts and cards, the longer a wait in line they will have and the greater the chance of delayed delivery. Christmas cards going to other states should be mailed by this Saturday, they said, and locally- addrc«ea cards should be In the mail at least a week before the holiday. Packages? They should be In llic mail new. Once-a-tiay mall delivery and shortage of train .space due to the defense effort create the need for early mailing. Postal officials also urged complete addressing of Christmas cards to speed delivery by helping new carriers. They have another sii!i=r!,tion: buying of stamps In .'fi--."ir:e to aio:d nailing in line later. the parish'' and 70 students' enrolled in the school participated in this afternoon's ceremonies. - and B-ill cost about «85,000.' Con strucled of brick and hadile block " •*•«•** ai lu JlHUlLe D1OCK »<"&«• a "Ji I 11I1SUM1 ( the building will have four class other in Europe." rooms, a music room, offices, and N'nckoln a cafeteria-assembly room. A U.N Teaching nuns of the Order of William P. St. Benedict, who have been con ducting schools here lor 40 years will staff the new school. A col •ent. built five years ago. Ls adja building. Members of the building committee are John F. Lenti, R. J. McKin- Nuckols replied: . , . . non, Charles Stemac, Edward Ha TD V / r i Ls *" the ot "" 8 ' ID Cross Sale r ~ ~ t . Brings in $333 SH^Sk Final K»nni.fr lul_.. 11_ UNDemands Red Answer On POW's Allied Radio Accuses Enemy Of 'Blackmail 1 MUNSAN, Korea, Dec. 10. (>p> _ The United Nations command today demanded an answer tomorrow from the Communists on the Allied TWELVE PAGES iropoxal to slarl immediate nego- .iations for exchange of prisoners of »'«r in Korea. There was no indi- lation what the Red reply will be. The Reds have stood pat on their demand that the tJ.N. answer their proposal lor bchind-lhe-tines In- ;peclion by representatives of neu- .ral nations before discussing prisoners. U.N. negotiators said the matter ilill Is under study. From Tokyo, the United Nations radio Monday night lambasted Ihe . accused the Hcd.s of holding U.N. prisoners for blackmail ami ransom to win their point on the question of policing an armistice. The Allies in effect told the Communists at Panmunjom Monday to quit stalling on the prisoner issue. Officer to Seek Answer They told the Reds that an Allied liaison officer will be in Pan- munjom at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday 19:30 p.m. Blytheville time Monday; for their answer. And a one-man U.N. subcommittee will be ready to start negotiations for the exchange of prisoners 2ii hours later. Joint subcommittees working on arrangements for enforcing a truce met only 41 minutes Monday. They quit as far apart as ever but scheduled another session for 11 am Tuesday (8 p.m. Blytheville time Monday). Excerpts from the U.N. radio broadcast were distributed to correspondents in Tokyo by Gen. Ridgway's headquarters in a bulletin labeled "not an official release." "Reds Hold Hostages" The broadcast declared that the Communists "have made hostages of all U.N. prisoners still alive in Red camps" by their apparent refusal to talk about exchanging prisoners .unless;, the; U.N. gives hi to their .demand's for policing the truce. ; <; "This which is Communist blackmail, a thousand times more repulsive than the ordinary act ol kidnaping by the lowest form of gangster, should not come as a complete surprise to the free world " „:. ..f, tructure will be L-shaped " 1C broadcast continued. "T h'e Communists have long held hostages for rnnsom of one type or an- 1 declines Comment Nnckols, declined comment on President Truman's cepted relurn to Washington, reported for gret" high level conferences on the Ko rean armistice negotiations. to call for Presidential action mi,, unnnts atemac, Edward Ha- L do not feel an answer to that *""'•*• "" ""= '"-* 1 " ™i"eraice, unK- grew out ol the sudden a gen, Ben B. White, G. O. PocU Leo question is within the prerogatives Cr Planned to tiuit at ment Saturday lhat he w Donncr, Frank J. Wagner 'and ot a spokesman of the UN com- , . 5 ° f lhe 19M ^eislatnre hack lo Washington, Mr. George Gish. The finance commit- maud" ' " ut « c c' d «<l lo remain because of told reporters Sunday: tee is headed by Gene Mnnianrimv Desnite Nnrk-nU' rniii«i. n «. i- unwillingness to place resnomihiiiiu "Tliere is nothing wroi mand" Despite Nuckols' reluctance „ comment, observers here feel somi move to break the current deadloc; is in the offing. The annual meeting of Blylhe- viils Country Club stockholders will be held at 1:30 tonight at the club. Board members are to be elected lonlght. The new board will Ihen He added lhat he considered a duty to "render . . . every assistance to the Highway Audit Cornis I Final Report May Up Street Drive's Total Volunteer workers, including 26 Boy and Girl Scouts. Saturday collected a total of S333.70 on sales ot miniature double-barred crosses, according to Mrs. C. G Redman sec- — —>,-".>.,,.v> (.umgiii, aim lamnmr wun tne lob befon relary of the Mississippi County "^""""ndations submitted to the spring's heavy construction Tuberculosi.i A.^-».if,Hn T , directors. O v^r>. meet to elect officers for the coi lc _ 'ng year. Plans for the coming ye also will be discussed tonight Tuberculosis As.s:ciation. However. Mrs. Redman stated that — . " the sale* total is expected lo be ' Clevision Devises Code boosted higher today B.S one Negro worker has not reported. Ncjro workers so far have turned in SM.86 from sales in the Necro districts, Mr. Redman said. Adult .sales workers were Mrs. B F. Scott, chairman, Mrs. Htldrcrt Bunch. Mrs. Bill Hurt, Mrs. Byron E. Moore. ,\frs. J. c. Droke. Miss Leta Rose Castilo. Mrs. Riley Adams. Mrs. w. H. O'Kcefc, Mrs Bill Stovail, Jr.. Mrs. Wiilia.ni Wyatt E H. Fort), Mrs. Cecil L. Kelly. Mrs' J. P Garrolt and Mrs. Jack Webb. Scout workers were Linda Griffin, JaNocl Smith. Ronald McGrc"or Dorolhy Ralph. Anita Fcr.sythe' Carolyn Webb. Betty douse. Roylene Schultz, Rayedcene Hooper, Sarah Lou Boyett. Clara Lou Gilbow, Bitlie Dean White. Betlye coi- hr-r. Marilyn Jcn! .s. sarah Lou Moody, Gcraldine BaScr. Mary Lou Garnett, J. p. James. David Mcody David Lee Garner. Joan Keith, Patsy Henson. Barbara Ledbetter, Paul Golorth. Frenchman Awarded Nobel Peace Prize ™,i» ? ? Peace Pri2e as today to Leon Jouhaux , v>'a.s appointed director by former " The television industry has come up with a -code of good practice" ~ as its response to critics who say w, 1C i. ru« lc ,i wcni. out. ol office i°n° n Ti^ . !lr ° Brams are vul » ar " but came back In 1939. He has con- IOO VtOiVnL- ».-_.. ,j ^ i -.. i Caudle Knew of 'Shakedown' Try in Tax Case, Cohen Says ^p" _» _. * ROSE BUDS IN DECEMBER— Three-year-old Christine Hassel examines the budding roses growing til the garden of a neighbor in southwest Philadelphia as the flowers get the seasons mixed with record spring-like temperatures. The weather bureau In Philadelphia reported that a record high of 67 degrees was expected. (AP Wirephoto) I. T. Cohen, an Atlanta attor- iey, testified he got the story from Teitelbaiim and jiassecl it on lo Caudle, then an assistant attor- details as Teitelbamn's account of gelling R mysterious telephone call from a man In a gultcral, Cerman accent advised him he had better J. C. Baker Quits Job as Arkansas Highway Director Alf Johnson Named . Acting Successor By Goy. McMath LITTLT HOCK, Dec. 10. (f,— Arkansas' highway director. J. C. Baker, a veteran of three different administrations, has resigned. His resignation, which he insisted was voluniary, was announced at a news conference in the office of Oov. McMath Saturday. Baker who will leave the post Dec. 15, said he hoped to niake more money "in other connections." He added that he planned to "rest for awhile" belore taking another Job. . ;- w The ' governor 'appointsd -Alf - E. ^hnson chief highway"* engineer and another veteran of the depart- m«nt ,as acting highway director. Baker said he had not discussed quilting with either the Stale Hiah- „, ..v ., .,_ w»y Commission or th- Highway n° a " d } he SECre , ... s . nignway Ul) . cc al . roeo - Mn ,| ces . unaa , Audit Commission—a group which tary Whitehair substituted for . investigating the department under authorization of the 1951 Legislature. "He Wasn't Asked" He said that neither the commis- iion nor Gov. McMath had nskec to him to resign. The governor nc- Ihe resignalion "with re- AsV-crt whi<* : J .. " m - vcly ihort notice " If 'he audit Asked which issues under dis- commission might wish to confe cilision are of sufficient importance •••••- w-ith him. In a letter to the governor, made program or the manifold and complex problems." "Obligations Fulfilled" mission. Both of these obligation have fulfilled." Baker said" he decided to resign at this time so his successor would ._. have time lo become thoroughly ind familiar with the job before nexl _....,,... . . ^^ gram Baker first Joined the deparl- . _.»-..j».j. ^,isi*c^ ment in 1921. He returned in 1033 ^WASHINGTON. Dec. 10. (AP>— after a lapse of several years, and SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Testimony Is First Hint Officials Knew of Attempt WASHINGTON, Dec. 10. (AP)_I!ou Se tax investigators developed testimony today that T. Lamar Caudle was old last August of an alleged attempt to shake down Abraham Teitelbaiim for ?500,000 in a "tax fix case." , ney general, on Aug. 20. HD said he gave Caudle such pay the J500.000. Cohen quoted Caudle as c nenting: "That might be Grunewald. - • Dutchman." He . Henry Grunewald, a will-of-the- wisp private Investigator here, is scheduled to be a witness later in the hearings by B House ways and means subcommittee on charges of irregularities in the tax collecting service and in the handling of tax fraud cases. Cohen's testimony was the first intimation lhat high government officials hnd any knowledge of the alleged attempted "shake down" before Teilclb.ium. a former Al Ca- Inside Today's Courier News ...Arkansas News Briefs., new state Knatorial dlsiricli map... Is Dad your Christmas shop- Ping problem?... Markets... Pag. ''' T en «"»>«. Iwo tournamenli on Mlsseo basketball schedule th!> *'ek...sporti...r lge s. ...GadEcts bite Ihe hands lhat o them in 1351.. .Sonj-s ot Christmas...IMge 3. former V i.» u ,i, icuciu.iujii. a [oinicr Al ca- P ;,. CK u ...i^jun, a iormer lione lawyer, spilled his story to „„„"*„ P™ 110 '". and Bat K the subcommittee last Tuesdav « a5 'ei'. Hollywood, Pi a ., business , the subcommittee last Tuesday. Tcitelbauni testified that last April he was approached in Plori- U.S. Top Officials Meet Truman 'World Situation Reviewed; 'No Decisions Were Made V AST-TTMnt'rSM n.-,,, m . . ^> ~ "the but WASHINGTON. Dec. 10. (AP)-Prcsldent Truman canvassed world situation" with top military and political advisers today ' no policy decisions were made" at the 70-minute conference ' ' The White House said lh« discussions included the Korean armistice negotiations but were not confined to that, subject. Mr. Truman, who cut' short his* Florida vacation by a week to fly back to Washington yesterday, met In the cabinet room of the White House with the Joint Chiefs ot Staff, and top figures In the state and Defense Departments. Presidential Secretary Joseph Short told newsmen: •This meeting this morning discussed the wB)-]d situation. No jxjli- cy decisions were hia'de." . Officials in Attendance He said the conference was attended by Secretary of Defense Lovett, acting Secretary of state Webb and the secretaries of the UndEr.secre- retary of the Navy Kimball. Gen. Omar Bradley. (chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff sat In with the chiefs of staff of the Army, Navy and Air Force. H. Freeman Matthews, deputy undersecretary of ^'ate also attended. Short would not elaborate on his brief report. phasized the conference was "not confined to that subject." "Nothing Is Wrong'" Seeking to allay tension which Alfred Vise in « ieu« 10 me governor, made Seeking to allay tension which public at the news conference, Bak- grew out of the sudden announce- er said he had planned t^> nnii. »t mnnt. fisilnrriny tv>^t vi/. i.,nc *i,.i., r . L,,,,, •„ 1JJt ii«»» conference. aaK- grew out ol the sudden announce- er said he had planned to tiuit at merit Saturday lhat he was flying ! Close Of the 1951 T.ppislntnrn bnrk Irt w a cHinot^.i x»»- TtUmail remain because of told reporters Sunday: unwillingness to place responsibility for "your accelerated road progran on some one ' - ' not be "in a pi. _.. ._ historical background of the pr "There is nothing wrong—<ion't craiea road program" B cl it into your minds that the who might possibly world is coming lo an end." posilion lo know the Tnc Korean Iruce negollations had top billing on the agenda for the White House meeting. Mr. Truman also disclosed lhat lie will follow up Ihe study of the delicate International situation with a conference with Attorney Gener- al McGrath and other officials of the Justice Department which will presumably cover a congressional investigation Into federal tax scandals. Council to Hold Year's Last Meet Tomorrow Night ov. J. .\f. Putrell in 1935 He left •, ,' V ^ 0>mc:l [* scheduled to hen Fiittrci! went, out of office I monthly session for ut came back in 1939 He ha, rnn- J? arJtomorro »' '"8 1 ". Mayor tinucd there since. Tipsy Flier Stumps Police; Missed Airport by 2 Miles DALLAS. Ga.. Dec. 10. TAP) — "He's got us stumped," said Police Chief Lottie White, referring to the flier he arrested for drunkenness after a plane crash yesterday. "He missed the airport by nearly two miles." While related. "As a rni>ttor of fact, he was so drunk lie didn't even know we had an airport." The chief said the flier's name Is Bob Cabanlss and he cracked Up a small plane In a plowed fr«ld half a mile from Ihe Paulding County courthouse and just beyond a residential area. "He. had a gash on his forehead it toow two stitches to close, but he wasn't complaining of pain" Whit* continued. ' Did he have a pilot's license? "Nope." replied White, -he dlrt- n i even have « pilot's license. He didn't even havi a diiv«r'« license." No liquor bottles were found 'n the wreckage. "Guess he either was ,,-jluitcd when he took ofl, or else he tossed out his bottles when he got through with them," While surmised. "Somelhinc else we haven't been able lo figure out: There was an open parachute Jammed into the back of the plane and it was wet. Every time we ask him something he just says 'I don I know, and I guess maybe he don't know too much. We've got some Civil Aeronautics Administration men coming down from Atlanta today. Maybe they'll be able to make heads or tails of it." White said the plane flew low over town—"it Just missed some rooftops"—and crashed about 100 Henderson said today. Is scheduled to bold the Doyle Dr. Vise to Head MinisterialGroup Alliance Planning Go-to-Church Drive And Religious Census Blytheville Mintslerinl Alliance "at a breakfast meeting of the r-ronn this morning. ' The Rev. James Rainwater, pastor of the First Christian Church mK elected vice-president and j'-p' Garrolt. director ot the Blylheville v. was re-elected secretary. Members of the Alliance discuss- cd - .i.,..ii i.,llllplyl| lo conducted here starling in j am ,,, ry and continuing until Enster. Blythevllle's biennial reli^lo-is survey will be held in connection with the campaign. The cltv's churches will participate in the survey to determine the religious preference of Blytheville resident' The First Baptist Church »ill be used as headquarters [or survr-v workers. - „„,..,. The Rev - Hoj 1 Bagley. First .\feth- The meeting, slated for 8 p m in 1 st Church pastor and retiring City Hall, will be the second of I 5.','! s ' d ™ t _ of _! be alliance, and' Ihe two "lame duck 1 ' sessions for the scuss- Go-To-Church campign lo be , ., business nan, who asked for $500,000 under _ S>« CAUDLE on Page J2 U.S. Lists Final Cotton Estimate: 15,290 r OOOBales Indicated Crop Falls Below Production Goal for Year WASHINGTON. Dec. 10. (API- "ic Agriculture Department, in its last report of the year, today, estimated this year's cotton crop at 1MKWOO ba!es of 50 Q pounds gross .. This ,. cstin ">''! is 481,000 bales les» fhan the 15,771,000-bale crop forecast a month ago. It Is mtich larger however, than last year's very small crop of 10.012.000 bales, and consid ably lareer than the 'lO-year (1940^ 4J> average of 12,030,000 bales. Uie Indicated crop falls below th» government's production goal of at least 15,000,000 bales. - • An °ther-Bin Crop' Sour' i of hi""' ?f partmen ^ has.called for another bis crop next •'year~- a! ;' a 'i,i ,f least 16.000,000 bales4o meef h"avy demands under the prepared^ njogrjn, and to supply cu ,, omer , The Department estimated th« acre yield of lint cotton at an aver- ••eaa last*'" P0unds ?° mpared w "h The acrease harvested was esti- malcd at 26.BDS.OOO acres compared «'Ilh I7.S43.000 last year and •>! . 6-2.000 for the ten-year average 1 Comparisons Made in an accompanying rcporl, th» Census Bureau -id 12,802634 running bales of cotlon were sinned ml 13,075.840 Iwo years ago. No estimate of cottonseed production was given. The aercnjtc harvested. Hie vield per acre and production of coiton respectively. b y states included: ' Missouri 480.000 acres harvested it pounds per acre and produc- s^zr.s^^— ™- .VMa ^M ^''—^v SSJM Arkansas 1,048.136 and 92T893 "'lining bales; Missouri 2J2.3S6 and 10 i,bya. present Council as new officials will take office at the January mccl- ing. City officers eligible to attend Ihelr last meeting for this term include Mayor Doyle Henderson, First Ward Alderman Jirnmte Sanders and Second Ward Alderman W. C. Gates. The meeting also will be Alderman Dan Blodgelfs last as Third Ward councilman for he win move ;up to the major's chair In Janu- 1 ary. Routine business Ls expected. Mayor Henderson said. Seoton Succeeds Sen. Wherry lev, E. C. Brown, p.istor of tiic Fir.-i Baptist Church, are rm-mbrrs of a committee making preparations for the drive. Three Are Fined Edna Wicker was lined Sloo and costs In Municipal Court this morning on a cliarce of driving while under the influence of liquor. In illier action. Anmcw w-.cfail .Ne.?io, was fintd S20 and costs on g charge of failure to yield I the richt of way. A car lie 'was timing was involved In an accident with a truck driven Ha raid limie or Carulhersville on North Hli;li- Big Four Agree On Arms Group Report Says Two Plans to Be Studied PARIS. Dec. 10. ,XP,_A hijh diplomatic source said today the Western powers and Soviet Russia have agreed on formation of a disarmament commission which could consider | rival east and west plaas for arms reduction and atomic con- trots. Thi- diplomat, who would not permit ii^c or his name saiti that Bcrccmcnt iva.5 the ui!y important concrete rrailt of the His secret talks oi the Big p,-,ur powers on dis.irina.-ncnt. He .said it appeared that the Western plan for arm.s limitation and reduction plus the Soviet ver- jsion ol disarmament plans \\ould be j put before a disarmament commis- , sioti next iprins; with Instructions to Marl work on drawing up arms Jimilalion pr<xspect5. to succeed publisher today was a senator from Nebras • - - -" ,-uui.i. iuu the late Republican floor leader yards from the nearest hou-e. j Senator Kenneth S. Wherry The The rlanc dirt not appear to be ;appointment «.« made bv Reuubll- in anjr trouble, h« »dded. |can Governor Val Peterson! JKT "' S h ' C ' e wlthout driv "' s car was Involved in a minor accident with one driven by Eugene -\fyrick yesterday. Mr. Myiick w.is found not entity on a charge of following too clOie. LITTLE LIZ— One thing about living in post*--it's a lot cheaper. .r.

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