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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS — THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARK-*V«» S *«n = - ^"^ YOL. XLVII— NO. 232 U.S. Doubts It Can Avert Steel Strike High-level Talk Begins; Walkout Set for Dec. 31 By NOHMAN WALKER WASHINGTON (AP) — High-level Government talks in tlie ominous steel dispute started today but officials were suddenly doubtful that a New Year's Day strike of workers can be avoided., The change In attitude became apparent as representatives ol major steel firms gathered la: negotiations with CIO President Philip Murray. The talks were arranged by Cyrus S. Ching, the Government's ace labor trouble-shooter. Walkout Called Bee. 31 Murray has called the walkout for midnight Dec. 31, when present contracts expire. He is demanding a 15-cejlt hourly pay boost and other concessions for his million- member sieelworkers union. The workers presently average just under two dollars an hour in earnings, including overtime. Until the past few days Government experts and steel industry spokesmen felt the threatened walkout could be avoided somehow, by a settlement or at least a strike postponement. They Feel Differently Now they feel quite differently. They say privately, as Murray said publicly last Monday, that a strike In the vital metal-producing industry seems inevitable. Several developments are responsible for this reversal in appraising the situation. One Is that Murray apparently has ruled out in advance the idea of bowing to a personal appeal from President Truman to cancel the strike order, or to delay It., Murray said categorically hU men won't work without contracts after present agreements expire. Lewis Cheers Murray Secondly, John L. Lewis, the coal mineri 1 union chief who was once Murray'* closest iriend, has publicly cheered Murray on. Lewis told • packed, newa conference yesterday that the steelworkers deserve a raise and' the steel, lD4wtay. ihould grant one. >-<6sJSb }--' Ten steel companies ieSTiy J Steel Corporation, the Iridusj biggest producer, were on hand''fo. the conferences arranged by Oiling. director or I he J Federal Mediation Service. Benjamin F. Fairies, U.S. Steel's president, came to town be on hand. Othw Firms Represented Other steel firms represented Were Bethlehem, Republic, Jones & Laughlin, Arm co, Youngstown, Wheeling, Inland, Sharon, and Great Lakes Steel. They are the ten companies with directors on Th« American Iron and Steel Instl- tue. Together, they produce about 70 per cent of the nation's steel Blytheville. Courier Blyllieville Dally Newi Mississippi Valley lender Blytheville Herald raEDOMlHAMTHEWaPAFEBOrNOKTHEMT ARKAN6Aa AND 8OUTHEAST „„,,„„ to BLYTHEVILLE,_ARKANSAS. THURSDAY. DKCKMBER 20, 1951 —AP Wrephofo *-«. ir "i tyuunj TOUGH G01NG-A hardy walertown resident fights his way across this Northern New York City's main square in the teeth of a blltzard that brought life in the community to a virtual halt. The path in the picture was shoveled out repeatedly, only to fill again with swirling drivine snow. All roati and air travel came to » standstill, and m.ly one train plowed its way through huge drifts to leave the city. Plows were unable to keep roads clear. CountylnductionQuota For January Set at 28 Mississippi County has received an induction' quota ol 28 men and re-mfcrHon quota of 80 men !ot the month of January, according to MISS Rosa salitaa, clerk of the County draft Board. Miss Saliba said the pre-induo- tton quota of so men is the largest the county has had since last spring and the induction quota is the largest since last April. Tlie 28 men to be inducted are scheduled to leave for Little Rock Jan. 15 while the pre-mduction quota will be broken up Into two groups of 40. The first group is scheduled to leave Jan. 1 and the second Jan. 24. Miss Saliba said her office has received authority t o screen registrants who Have teen classified 4-p and all registrants who failed mental classification tests will be subject to re-examination. These registrants, she said, will be called for re-examination In January. E. Merl Young and Lawyer Face Chare enfree, and the lawjer « ho coat ha " been accuse Arkansas Car Licenses to Go On Sale Jan. 2 Oscar Alexander, inspector In charge of the Blytheville office of the state Revenue Department, said this morning that state automobile licenses will go on sale in Mississippi County Jan. 2. Deadline for the purchase of state tags Is-Jan. 31, Mr. Alexander said The 1052 state license.; will brown with white lettering. be Weather Arkansas forecast: Cold wave tonight with lowest temperatures 10-20 COLD WAVE north. 15-20 southwest and 20-25 southeast. Cloudy and turning colder this afternoon nnd tonight. Showers southeast portion with snow flumes north and west portions to- nigM. Friday fair and cold. Missouri forecast: Cold wave entering northwest portion today, spreading over state tonight- temperature's falling during day to zero to s below north portion to 5 to 10 above south portion by Friday morning; snow today, except brief freezing ram or drizzle southeast and extreme east this morning changing to snow before noon; winds becoming strong northerly today: diminishing snow and winds tonight becoming partly cloudy Friday; cold Friday. Minimum this morning-35. Maximum yesterday—43, Sunscl today—4:53. Sunrise tomorrow—7-03 Precipitation 24 hours to 7 am today—.23. Total since Jan. 1—43,30 Mean temperature (midway between high and low)—39. Normal mean temperature for December—11.9. This Date Last Year I Minimum this morning—>2 Maximum yesterday—so Precipitation January 1 ic, date—5S.66. Auto Industry Asks Price Hike Ford, Studebaker, Hudson, Kaiser-Frazer Seek Higher Ceilings -* The four in oift in DETROIT. e auto industry- i» r ^ lille yesterday returned dlcunuiits— the first to come '=" wake of tlie wwc 'y P II! >Senate probe of influence peddling m connection with Recon- loan ' Finance c °rP°ratior, RFC Work to Be Resumed James M. Mclnerncy, who head? the Justice Department's CrinS he J " ry WUI rcsllmc 'Spy Mania' Said to Grip Red World U. S. Delegate Blasts Holding Of Four Airmen PARIS (AP)—An American delegate told the United Nations today the whole Soviet-led world seems to be in the grip of a "spy mania." Pour American airmen. who<e twin-engined cargo plane was forced down by Russian fighters In Hungary, are victims of the mania, Rep. Mike Mansfield D- Mont told the U.N. political committee. Mansfield's description of communist fears followed a Polish accusation the United States Is operating a vast spy ring and financing "killings, assassinations and outrages" behind thc Iron Curtain. I'ote Supports Charges Polish delegate Stalan Wierblow- sfei supported Russian charges the United States is financing unti- Kremlin plotters on Soviet soil under the 7',4 billion dollar Mutual Security Act, Ife said loo million dollars appropriated under the act to aid Kast Europeans revealed for the first time the "official sources from which these campaigns have been financed." Vishiiisky Denounced Mansfield followed Wierblowski to the noor to denounce yesterday's vitriolic, table-pounding attack on the four .fliers by Soviet foreign minister Andrei V. Vtshinsky, who called them "spies and saboteurs." Visliinsky said he hoped the men would receive "due attention" from "pur military and justice authoii- MansfielcJ and Wierblowskl traded verbal punches in a committee debate on a Russian resolution charging the United States with waging "aggression" against Russia and its satellites under the Mutual Security Act, Case ol Four Fliers The Comimmisls took the case of (lie four fliers as proof of their argument. . One is Sgt. James A. Elam of Kingslaiid. Ark. Mansfield said the United States his not even been able to learn fhether Hungarian or Russian atl- [lorities are holding the four a'ir- Ite mep Officials Denied Access O tr diplomatic representatives have been dented all access to these men and have been unable to receive satisfactory answers to our inquiries," he said. The Montana congressman charged the men are "illegally detained by whatever authorities still liold them." SIXTEEN PAGES . moved for higher prices today as insurance against rising costs In 1952. Ford, Studebaker, Hudson and Kaiser-Prazer have applied for higher celling prices, the Government said yesterday. Auto industry sources said other car makers are t expected to follow suit. It was understood, however the price increases, If authorized by the Office of Price Administration Woutd Apply to 1352 OPS would not apply to 1951 models. The auto manufacturers seek authority to raise prices on 1052 models if they feel increases ore necessary to keep a safe operating margin. Ford and the three Independent firms made their requests under thc Capehart amendment to the economic controls law. Sen. Capehart (R-ti.d'i w.ts sponsor of the amendment requiring that celling prices make allowance tor certain rises in costs. OPS Approval Needed Tlie OPS will have to review and formally approve the ^Indicted on perjury charges with ; were Joseph H. Rosen\V. Dudley, baum and Washington Robert lawyers, , Youns's -t, — — «>jtis, iiuu brother. Hcrschcl Young. All wer accused ol lying either to the sub i "1'lJlu.iUlUUS before they can be put into effect Generally, the proposed increases would be the third for the car industry this year. If they arc authorized by thc OPS, the car market would be in - position to increase the price See AUTO PRICES on Page 6 Water Franchise Issue to Be Aired At Council Meet City Council is scheduled to meet at 8 p.m. 'today in special session at City Hall to consider raising of Blytheville Wdtcr company's franchise rate from $650 to $7500 per annum. The Council also Is to consider a proposal by Tom A. Little to purchase a 42-foot strip of Tom Little Park for use as a Kroger parking lot. , water franchise Issue ts ex- IK'ctet to raise Ihe question of holier water rates for Blytheville this consumers if the Council votes the I boost to J7.500. were lying either to the committee headed by Sen Fill bright (D-Ark) or to the' grand Coat Harvested Headlines Mrs Young's mi,, k CO at harvested a bumper crop of headlines In the Fin-bright hearings, she was a White House stenographer at the time but since has left that job The testimony revealed that Roscnbaum had arranged for the purchase of the coat. Roscnbaum said he had loaned Ycling the money to buy it. Young said recently he had repaid the full amount. Senators were interested in whether the mink WHJ; a payment to Young for his possible Influence. A trial date will be .set when thc (vestlRated four men have entered llicir formal ple.i.s to the indictments. Youth Injured As Car, Motor Scooter Hit Adam Taylor, son of Mr and Mrs. Kantian Taylor, suffered minor Injuries last night when the motor scooter on which he was riding collided with a car driven by Ann Hindman at the intersection of Eighth and Chlckasawba Streets Young Taylor was given first aid treatment at Dr. Joe Beaslcy's "'•••in following the accident but later released. SINGLE COPIES FIVE According to Miss Hindman thc motor scooter was traveling east on 'Jhlcknsawba and her car was go- iiiK South on Ninth Street. Miss Hindman said that after her car .iiid the motor scooter collided, voime Taylor was knocked clear nnd the motor scooter was struck twice more by passing automobiles. The motor scooter was de- nolislieri and tlie car suffered considerable damngc. City police in- the accident. Movie Will Aid Needy Youths A show for youngsters at the Ritz Theater tomorrow morning will produce food and toys that will be given to the' city's underprivileged children at the annual Junior Chamber of Commerce-Kiwanis Club Christmas party Saturday. The show will betfn at 9 am tomorrow, and "admission" will be' donations of food, frait or toys These will be given to the needy children at the Christmas party at 11 ajn. Saturday in the Jaycee clubhouse on North Second Street. — Inside Today's Courier News i Truck Stolen Here \ls Found Abandoned City police reported yesterday that the 13-16 International truck stolen from its parking place on Ash Street Monday night, has been recovered. Tlie truck was found abandoned Tuesday night on a gravel road near Dell but no arrests were made. Milton Scott reported the thefl of the truck. Missco Man On ROW List Haskel Malone of Leachville Among 63 Arkansans Listed War prisoners ll,e Communists say they are holdintr In elude the son of a Mississippi County manf according i ~ Defense Department list of names checked against Pentagon He is Cpl. Haskel Malone, son of Mr. Mancel R of Leachville ami Mrs. Malono of Paragould —AP Wlrepfiuto WHERE HEM HOLD ALI.IKn PKISONERS-Map locates Ihe 11 prison camps in North Korea where a u. N. command spokesman said the Reds are holding Allied prisoners. The camps lie between the North' JCoroan capital of Pyongyang and the Yalu River boundary of Man chnrla. The 3,m Americans the Reds acknowledge holding are in four comps-1, 2, 3, and 5-near the Yalu border northeast of Sinuiju. 'One-Shot' Truce Effort Planned— Staff Officers to Seek Break in 'Deadlock' < AP >- T ™« negotiators turned the su l )ervls e a Korean armistice over to efrort " to b! ™ k 'he long officers deadlock. The staff officers met for two ( said Brig. Gen. William P Nuck nT111l>linlt\ Tl.^.« II.*... .._ .... . . . •«.« >. .iul.n hours at Panmunjom. Tuen they adjourned until 10 a. m. Friday (7 p.m. Blytheville lime Thursday.) There was no report of »»h s t happened. An official Allied spokesman said U. N. subcommittee delegates suggested calling In the staff officers because there had been no progress for days. I give you my sotcrnn word," Freezing Rain, Fog Hamper War Soldiers on Both Sides Concentrate On Keeping Warm SEOUL. Korea I.'P/—Freezing weather and heavy tog curtailed ffRhl- ing along the Korean battlefront today. •Scattered small arms nnd artillery fire wen- heard in Panmunjom by truce loams seeking agreement on a Korean armistice. There were no reports ot any major action across the 145-mile front,.Soldiers on both sides concentrated on keeping warm. ' Reds Take Position The Reds took ,an advance position from Allied troops on the Central front in the only action involving more than a patrol reported in the u. 5. Eighth Army evening com- munique. United Nations outposts fought for three hours with a company of attacking Reds before pulling back to their own lines shortly before dawn. Allied air forces and N'avy guns struck the heaviest blows Wednesday. Air Operations Hcduccd Daylight air operations were reduced. Ten B-2D Supcrforts pounded rail yards .it Cliongjii In Northeast Korea in a night attack. Fnr East Air Forces wild it was- r>ne of heaviest B-29 raids of the wa against a single target. Allied warships hammered Communist shore targets on both Korean coast, 1 ;. ' Rail Lints Cut Vice-Adni. Thomas u. Spniguc. commander of the air arm cf the Pacific Fleet, said Task Force 77 planes made 2.G2I cuts in Red rail lines betn-ct'n Jan. I and Nov. 1. He listed 2,43d locomotives and rail cars rie.itro.ved and 4.095 damaged 2,370 vehicles destroyed and about 1.650 damaged, and 564 bridges destroyed and 1.312 damaged. ols, "the decision to appoint the sfaff officers was because of the lack of progress rather thin because of any progress." Earlier In the day the Communists suggested their version of a compromise. They asked the Allies lo (1) Permit construction of North Korean airfields. (2) Accept the, Red proposal, for inspection by neutral teanra «t •specified .points and (3) Droii a demand for aerial observation over all Korea. May "€nnstrter" Eolation In return, the Communists sold they "might consider" the u. N demand for unlimited rotation of troops and replenishment of equipment and supplies. The U.N. Is represented nl the staff officers' session by Air Force Col. Don O. Darrow. Tacoma, Wash., and Air Force .Col. Andrew Kinney. ' Ilcsular .Meet PlanntiJ Tlie regular subcommittee will meet Friday at 1 p.m. (10 p.m. CST Thursday) regardless of the outcome of the staff officers' session. There has been no announcement as lo whether the subcommittee on prisoner exchange will meet Friday. There was no session Thnrs- u»y. Allied negotiators said they needed more time to check the list of 11,550 Allied prisoners supplied by the Communists Wednesday Method Yet ID Come The actual method of exchanging prisoners remains to be worked out. In the Iruce town of Panmunjom staff officers took as a basis for discussion the latest Communist proposal for policing an armistice with some U.N. modifications. Allied negotiators specified there would be no modification of the U.N. ricninnd /or a ban oil the repair or construction of North Korean airfields and a freeze on thc military strength of both sides with full rotation. The Allied suggestion to call in •'".« officers raised Immediate The Department says It can not say the prisoners actually are held or are alive—only that names on the Herts' lls^nrc those of Americans previously reported missing In action. Cpl. Malone was reported missing July 10, 1050. and had not been heard from since, his family said. He had been overseas about 10 nionlhs befcre hi! capture. Thc corporal celebrated his 22nd birthday the ninth of this month In Chlnng-Song prison camp, It the Communist report is accurate his mother snid. Cpl. Malone was with the 24th Infantry Division In Korea. Me Is one of 63 Arkansas servicemen on thc confirmed list. Pvt. Robert H. Ghyers. son of Mrs. Minnie Woody of, Caruthcrs- ville. Mo., .also was on the list. Pvt Ohycrs was with the 24th division ud is being held at Pyoktone according to the. Reds. fBy The Associated Prcss>—Here are Arkansas men whose names have been confirmed by the Department, with the names of the prison camp at which the Communists say they are held- CM.. HASKEL MAI.ONE, Mlh. Inf. Dlv., son of Mr. and Mrs Mancel R. Miilone, Paragould and Leachville, Clianff-Siiujj. SGT. RICHARD L. CAULDER, 1705 N. Pierce St., Little' Rock] Chiang-Song. PVT. RAYMOND E. PHILLIPS ml Inf. Dlv.. son ol Mr .and Mrs Leroy Phillips, Wlicatley. Chlang- faong. SGT. THOMAS D. BRASWKLL, -t- 1. Box 163, Crossctt Pyok- Dong. pro.'. AUDREY T. HARRIS 2nd Inf. Dlv.. nor, of Mr. and Mr« I speculation (hat | Don Wilhelm Home Is Winner Of Christmas Decoration Event Pretties! Christmas i town ore at 514 Sticct—at least that's ol Garden club Home Decoration Contest judges. They awarded Mrs. rkm Wilhelm .. Santa's helpers ect ready for underprivileged children's Christmas party, . .Page i. ... Society... I> aj?r . 4 ...Kfwanls hold Yule mcetlnst ..Arkansas News Briefs Vacc 11. B -Spurts .Washington U. ncars lop an ca^e power., rate ..Markets... Vaet s. ni mat arMrcjs first place In a | contest sponsored by the club. Cash i prizes arc furnished three winners by the Merchants Division of the ' Chamber of Commerce. Second place went to Mrs. Boycc Moore, 1518 Cbtcknsawba. and Iliird place was awarded to Mrs JsfV. Kobiii«m. 1904 Hearn. Honorable mention went to Mm Howard CaHwell, 800 Clark- Mrs' T. I. Seav. 1500 Chlckasawba, and Mr.',. Jack Owen, East Highway 18, decorations I it was announced this morning bv "OIKtl L>3Ke i\t rc fiv^-il /— ». i- • the opinion I Graves, chairman of a Garden Club committee In charge of (he contest. Mrs. Wilhelm's first place scene shows a little girl, dressed in pajamas and holding a slocking looking at a television set which has Santa clans and a lighted tree on the screen. A fireplace with stockings hang|R on It was the center of the «ene at Mrs. Moore's, thc second place winner. Five large candles, cedar boughs and red bows, and a miniature Christmas tree and Santa Claus won third place for Mrs. Robinson. the U.N. approach might to the were deadlocked take a different deadlocked Issue. •Subcommittees on fosir points: 1. Limitation of military capabilities. Including air ftclds. 2. Elective Inspection and observation of the ground. 3. Aerial observation. -S. Rotation of troops and replenishment of equipment and supplies Maj. Gen. Howard Turner told the Communists repeatedly that the U.N Command will not modify its insistence on banning airfield construction during an armistice. Four Scouts Get Promotions at Court of Honor Four members of Boy Scout Troop 52 received awards at » Court Honor held at their' meeting las night. . Mrs. Frances Tompkins presented! the badge of star Rank and a perfect attendance badge to her son Jimmy Tompkins. Scoutmaster Oral Edwards ana Mr. Gardner presented first class badges to Charles Pcnn, Jr., son ol Mr. and Mrs. Charles Penn. Sr and Raymond Zachary, p r ., son 0 ', : Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Znehary, Sr. Ronald McGregor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Speck McGregor received second class rank. The troop is sponsorrd by the Junior Chamber of Commerce. N. brotl - MuUlrow, Prcscott. Miss Latin Pyok-Duuy. PFC BILL W. MATTOCKS, son of Walter p. Mallorts, Rt I Bcrrv- ville, Chiang-Song. "' 5 PFC. L. C. POLK, 1st Cav. Div husband O f Mrs. Lnimle B Polk' Rison, Chlnng-Smig. CPL. ROSCOE C.- SIBLUY, 2nd Dlv., husband of Mrs. rely siulcy Orossclt, Pyok-Dong M-SGT. TROY I, REID, 1st Cav. iv., son ol Mr. and Mrs. Robert .Reid, Rt. 1, Atkins. Pyok-Domr. CPL. JOSEPH M. ROBINSON 2nd Div.. son ol Mrs. Jennie Wil"•ns, Rt,. 3, ^Y.e City. ChianB- Valley vmicj, , - CONLEY. 2nd husband of Mrs. William L y, 101 Massey St., Morrilton. Chiang Song. PFC. JOHN V. SMITH, 7th !nf. v Sm ?lh ° f Mr anrt MK ' Jon " V. Smith, HI. 2, Ciicn-y Chiang-Song. AIR FORCE S-SGT ULLINB JR.. son o, M. Mullns, Abbott. Py PFC. WILLI/.M C. WHITE." 2nd iv .randso,, of Adol ,, h(B Hi , rdi . oiiK. Plummcrvlllc, Pyolc- nfn Jr., Inf. Dw., son ol Mr. and Mrs 0nd Sr " Kt - 2 ' w ^* : ng. ' STAOT ER. 2nd iv.. son of Walter H. stauber, RU I, Lonoke, Chiang-Song. ' SGT. ISHMAEL D. SCOTT 2nd ?>f-D}y, hu.hu,,, ol MniSgSS L. Scott. Kt. 2, McCrory, Pyok-Don- , J™: CLAYTON V. ROGERS, 2nd rn ! V " br ° th(!r ct Mrs - Mary Dee. Thornton, 3417 W. 12th St HIM» Rook, Pyok-Dong. ' '"" SGT JAMES A. NEWBURY, 24th I»r. Div.. son of Mrs. Flossie New- oury. Copelaml, Chiang-Song PFC. FRANK J. REA. 25th Inf Dlv., son of f frs. L(K|C Pish ^ 1, Lockcsburg. Chiang-Song. CPL. CECIL P. TRAW. 2nd Inf Div -son of Mr. and Mrs. Robe't Brings. n r inf. .. son of Mrs. Boyd st - M SGT. WIIAIAM JONES, brother See ARKANSAS FOW'S <m ££ u Enemy Opens 'Santa Clous' Offensive SiEOrjL, Korea (AP)_chlne«e Reds are using a new kind of propaganda on the wnr fronts- Christmas Stockim-s Tlie u. s. Eighth Army Ea fd cheesecloth stockings full of 'and'?'"? , CardS ' «4P p™*"* nno; invitations i«-=..-render were .,„, . the.Reds. ^fjjpS!i2SJ8S»*W "toss-the. >f SSi) son of Mrs CPL, CLYDE A. WOODS Airborne fnf.. son of Nf" and 'Allied trSo|Js*canrin u v .-,„ lo A ion4's C »ndcnt K " 1? ""' S ' WV ™ tnfned n handkerchief, a wooden cigarette holder, a Christmas card with R lilting Ver5e> a safe conduct pass urging Allied soldiers ,to surrender, a lapel ,,|n . The pictures were designed to contrast the hardships of war in Korea with the luxuries of life n the United States. One showed happy citizens loll- ng in Florida .sunshine, and Hal - frczet, Marines marching hi last years Hungnam evacuation n f A "°^ Cr , ShOKe<l thc « rim ^ce of a Marine as photographed by Life Magazine's Dave Duncan In contrast was an American beer advertisement showing a family gathering around ,a loaded dinner table on Christmas Day Under the family group was HHs caption: "Those who love von want you back home safe and sound Find a way out. It Is no An Eighth Army colonel called ihe stocking "pitiful and ironic " and nddctl: "All this stuff demonstrates how hard the Communists work at psychological warfare, and it also demonstrates how erroneous their conception Is on how to appeal to the American soldier." CPL. MARION J. MORGAN 24th Dlv.. son of Mr. and Mrs. M .\forsim. star -• Chlii tig-Hong. SGT. ic 25th C. Village, ' MARTIN, .so,, of M,.s, Etmna Mar : M EDO ALP. Adams, (In. Dicrlw. Pfck-nong CPL. ABNEB R. SMITH. 2nd Div son or Mr*. Alice V. Brill Rt 1, West Fork, Chiang-Song PFC. WALTER grandson of Mrs. Patcy Winchester. Pyok-Dong. I'VT. JOHN W. MKDLI.N' 2nd icna^c 1 - 0 ' f c "' Mct!lm ' !u - 2 - CPL. WAYNE E-'siMPSON. 24th inf. Div., son ol Mr. and Mrs. Jc.^ie Simpson. 309 10th street Mcua Chiang-Song. CPL. SAMUEL E COSBY '4th Int. Div., son of Mrs. Saliie E Cosby, Rt. 4, Box 163, Camden. Chiang- PVT. WILLIAM A. ALLISON 2nd Div., son ol Mr. and Mrs. John Court House Workers to Get Long Holiday Most county arfd federal employe.; In Blytheville are scheduler! to get a long Christmas vacation this year but most city employes will gel 'only Chrislmss Bay of!. _Mi« Eunice Brogdon. county au- ditcr. saitl this morninz that offices in thc Court House will be closed at noon Saturday and will not re- oprn until the following Thursday. ,\fost offices in City Hall, however, will be closed only Christmas Day. However, the Army. Navy and Air Rirce Recruiting Office and the County Dvaft Board oftice in City Hall, will be closed Saturday through Tuesday. PVT. ELLIS F. POLK. 1th Inf. it Dlv.. son of Mrs. Florence N. Kctch- um. Rt. 3. Searcy. Chiang-Song. . . . -e J'TO. JAMES T. THOMPSON 24th inf. Dlv.. son of Mr. nnd Mis! John H. Thompson, Rt. 1, Hor.ntlo Chiang-Song. PFC. WILLIAM FISHER 2nd Inf Dlv., husband of Mrs. Alma I. Fish- . er. Royal. Pyok-Dong. PFC. WILLIAM C. WOOD, 24th Inf. Div., son of William H. Wood Rt. 4, lialesvllle, Chiaiur-soiig PVT. LeROY McCAULEY, ' 2nd Inf. Div.. son of Mr. and Mrs. Rayfield McCauley. general delivery Wynne, Chiang-Song. L/TUf LIZ— ^' ™ No one is entirely-useless. Even the wor&t of us con serve of horrible eKampfas. «»*»

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