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JKJWDAY, JANUARY 14, 1952 (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Officials to Visit New York Plant Making Sweaters Smoil-ScoU National Scan Stirred Up by Inflammable Material YORK W>—City officials, on the trail of Inflammable sweaters, planned to visit today a New York plant which two manufacturer* uy supplied material for some j>t the garments. A small-seal* national scare has been stirred up by the sweaters, which bum to ashes In less than a mlnut* U Ignited. Police in various area* reported that many of the sweaters have been turned over to them. One reportedly burned whe: the wearer lit a cigaret, another when the wearer stood loo near a gas stove. New York City Fire Marshal Martin Scott said last night he would visit the plant of the Empire State Mills here today. Material Ic '"Brush Rayon" Two sweater manufacturers in New York and Cleveland yesterday told officials that the Empire State . Mills h«d supplied them with material tor their products. Scott called the material "brush rayon. 1 ' Efforts to reach Empire State Mills officials last night were unsuccessful. Scott Identified the New York sweater • maker as Philip Tofflcr owner of the Vic-Ess Manufacturing Co. Manufacturer Identified Cleveland Fire Capl. William E Miller said Charles Barracato, of the B * A Trading Co., had Mend- Tied himself as a manufacturer | ther«. •The Cleveland manufacturer was quoted as aaying he h&d been buy- Ing the material for four years but that ht no longer had a iweater stock. It wai not until last week, Toffler told Scott, that he learned the material waa inflammable. Toffler said he- then stopped making the awcat*ri, which he had been producing for the last year. Report* B«ffan Last Month Report* of the combustible sweat- era started about a month ago when a young man In Los Angeles lit a • elgarett* and his new sweater went "poof. Since then, similar Incidents have •been reported elsewhere. Some awMttr-we*r«rs "tested' garments they had be«n wearing for months and *aw them burst Into flames in four . seconds. The sweaters were a*h*i In M seconds. Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Cotton Mar May' July Oct . Open High Low . «38 4244 4227 . 4211 4216 4288 . 7170 4172 4152 . 3928 3931 3908 New Orleans Cotton Open High Law Mnr 4243 4249 4230 May 4215 4210 4200 July 4168. 4172 4154 Oil 3929 3»31 3909 1:16 4233 4205 4163 3910 4232 4162 3912 Soybeans Jan Mch May July High 352'i Low 299 294 292'S 290 >i Close 3011 i 295V; 293*1 29211 Miuco 4-H'mrt Attend , Tractor Driving School ". Trc Worth Ulvlulppi County 4- f B Clt» baderi and Assistant.Coun- jt*y A««nt H. H.' Carter are In Jones- Qffbora today attending tractor drir- - Inc acriool at Arkansas State Colleg*. L*ad*n attending tb« one-day •chooi. which U apotuored by the BUfta BKUniion Servltx, an Joe Betbtrt of Huffman and Raymond Beott of Blaclcwater. Marine R«cruittr Thit T/Sgt. Herbert McBride will be In Blythcvill« thU week to Interview applicant* for enlistment In the Mario* Corp*. H« will b* here through Baturdar. . 8«t. MeBrld* will b« at City Hall between t ajn. and 4:JO p.m. tach Mln«*w*«f>*r Hit (/PI — The Nary *. '- reported today, tht minesweeper t Dejctroui was hit by enemy shore .__ fire Friday and one rrmn WM killed -^ and two other* woufaded. s Cur/itn Decorated LONDON (>P>--Capt. Kurt Carl- Ren, hero of the Flying Enterprise •aga, received a decoration today from the king ot hlj native Denmark. Crowds of shoppers and sightseers outside cheered so loudly thf presentation speech could barely b« heard. (See related story on Pagi 3.) RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday & Tuesday "BEHAVE YOURSELF" Shelley Winters Farley Granger Warner News & Shorts Wednesday A Thursday 'Leave It to the Marines Sid Mellon' Slara Lynn Also News A Shorts New York Stocks 1:15 p.m. quotations: ' A T and T Anier Tobacco '. Anoconda Capper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward . N Y Central l!H Harvester . J. C. Penney Republic Steel . ........ Radio aocony vacuum Studebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp Sea rs U S Steel Sou. Pac, 156 1-8 64 1-4 51 1-2 50 3-4 Churchill Talk Ready in Ottawa Speech Will Aim At- Rallying British Group Against Redi OTTAWA British Prime Minister Winston Churchill follows up his tnlks with Canadian leaders today with a full-dress speech aimed nt rallying (lie commonwealth lo new efforts against world communism. A forma! Canadian-British com- munique will rje issued before the speech announcing the results of his J',i days of meetings with Prime Minister St. Laurent and other CAiiRdlan Cabinet ministers. Visit Results Reported The chief reported result of his visit, however — the naming of Field Marsha! Viscount Alexander lo n high arSense post in Britain- probably will not appear In the joint announcement. During his stay. Churchill reportedly offered Alexander, who now Is governor-general of Canada, a new, top-level Job, possibly that of Britain's defense minister. Churchill hlim-elf now holds the post. Churchill lo Itcinnln Silent Churchill likewise is expected to lemain silent about h ' s ''cnor ,„„, ,'- olans 'o shift another top British 108 3-4 i military man. Gen. Sir Gerald 59 5! 3-8 63 1-4 59 1-8 35 3-8 6* 3-4 42 24 3-4 33 3-8 33 IB 1-4 57 3-8 SS 1-8 40 63 BUDGET CContinued from Page 1) lion*. 5. Large portions of the 85 billion dollar spending program were authorized by Congress In past years. Requests for new appropriations will total only about 83 billion, 10' billion less than Mr.' Truman sought for the current year. Figuring probable government spending during the coming year at 80 to 83 billion dollars, the Citizens Committee lor the Hoover Report said that will mean » minimum of $513 for each man, woman and child In the country, or »2,011 per family. The committee sent a telegram to Mr. Truman last night urging him to press for reorganisation plans which tht group said would save mor» than' tin 'billion 'dollars' a year. Johnson 6hrn* Telegram The telegram was signed by Dr. Robert L. Johnson, president of Templ« University and chairman of th« Citizens Committee, and 17 other leading members. The non- partlsaii organi&ition Is working for enactment of the government- streamlining program recommended by a commission headed by former President Herbert Hoover. Caution la Given Tha President's political advisers were said to have cautioned against a useless all-out drive for higher taxes this year. Key congressmen In both political partie* have made it clear they don't expect Congress to favor new taxes. By hitting hard on the "loophole" plugging program—which Congress repeatedly has refused to pass In other years — the administration would have a talking point in reply to attacks on already high tax rates.. Defense Called "Key" The United States defense buildup is the key to the budget. Officials say Mr. Truman will estimate direct military spending at roughly 59 billion, compared with about 44 billion for the current year. But new military appropriation requests, ofticlals say, will total ouly about 51 '.S billion dollars—compar- Templer. to Malayn n s BEilish high cornnmsioner. • Templer has been conferring with the British Prime Minister since arriving without fanfare Friday, a few minutes after Churchill. Burglars Enter Lonnie's Cafe ' Burglars entered Lorfnie's Cafe o: South Broadinty Street last nlghi and escaped ^vith an undetermined amount of cash and some cigarettes Deputy Sheriff Charles Short said that the Intruders forced open two music machines and cleaned then of their cash receipts. Entrance to the building was gained through a back window. Deputy Short said, and the burglars lef the building by the front door. U.N. Fine for Dumping On Roods Cited William Mitchell, county sanitary engineer, today warned of fine* im- josable under state law for dunip- ng refuse on public roads. H« said the warning was based on complaints received recently by its office, in two Instances, "No Dumping" signs have b*«n erected where violations hnve been noted. Mr. Mitchell said dumping ot de- oris on 3. public roadway Is punishable by a flue of »100. He specified that dumping of dead animals also violated health regulation whii'h provide that such bodies be buried for sanitation reasons. Obituaries (Continued from Page n sembly could take up profitable now, and that the disarmament commission of the Russian move. A British spokesman saw in Vlsh- Insky's move a victory for Western persistence in resisting the earlier Russian , demands lor immediate and unconditional prohibition o the atomic weapon. Talks Caused Modifications ' Those modifications of the nus-' sian/•position, the spokesman said, evidently resulted from the secret Big Pour disarmament talks last month. This, he said, gave rise to a hope that discussions on atomic control In the disarmament commission might bring the East and West closer together on the subject. U. 3. Delegate Ernest Gross said Vishinsky's proposal was "double talk . . . words _without meaning." British spokesmen said Russia's latest plan could not be branded propaganda immediately. But the delegates were keenly aware of the propaganda punch VLshinxky packs into such moves, "Torpedo" Move Started Th» Western Big Three were •seeking chiefly to torpedo Vishin- sky's request for an Assembly pronouncement now against the use of the atom bomb. Mrs. Luna Dooley Dies; Services Conducted Today Services for Mrs. Luna Bell Dooley, 409 First, were to be held at 2 p.m. today at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Royal Sehullz pastor of the Nazarene Church here, o/fitlalliijf. Mrs. Dooley was 63. A native of Tennessee, she had livetl here for several years. , She died at her home Saturday night. Survivors Include two sons. Leonard Dooley and Tlionus Clyde Dooley. both of Blylheville; two daughters, Mrs. Gladys Marie Grimes and Miss Inogene Dooley, both of Bly- thevlllc; two sisters, Mrs R w Wooten of Blytheville. and 'MI'« Pauline Preston of Kcnnctt. Mo.' and two brothers. Floyd Winn oi Rector and Guy Winn of Pollard Pallbearers will be Joe Roach Jack Wacnon, Leo Daniels/Dickie Burton. Marvin Kenwright and Lesley Kenwright. Burial win be In Maple Grove Cemetery. Mrs. L. O. Bagwell Dies; Rites Held In Mississippi Services for Mrs. Annie Lee Bagwell, who died at her home on South Highway 61 yesterday morning were to be conducted this afternoon in Bruce, Miss. < The 59-year old woman was a native of Mississippi and had here about two years. She had been III only a short time. She leaves her husband, L o Bagwell; three sons, Charlie Bag well, Wylie Bagwell, and Percy Bagwell, all of Blytheville- tWi brothers, Edd Gill of Marks, Miss and Cliff pill of Memphis; anu three sisters. Mrs. C. C. Cobb «nd Mrs. W. T. Cain, both of Blytheville. and Mrs. Fred Garner of Memphis. Cobb Funeral Home Is In charge. * * * Mayhcr Infant Diet The infant son of Mr. and Mrs, Jack Mayher of Oosnell died at the Mnyher home Saturday. Servl lived ed with about 65 billion for the current year, ending June 30. Much smaller spending increases are expected to be outlined for atomic energy, civilian defense BJld defense housing, anil Interest payments on the national debt. Various "Fair Deal" proposals, such ns federal aid to education and national health insurance, would call lor spending less than half a billion. were conducted yesterday aJternoo Rt Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. S. Allen Vanhorn officiating. Besides his parents, Calvin fs survived by two brothers, Samuel and Larry; and two sisters. Jacqueline nnd Dorca May. Burial was In Dog \vood Cemetery. Dunlap Calls Tax Collectors' Meet On'Shuffle Plan' Revenue Officers To Be Told What 'May Be Expected' WASHINGTON (*|—Collector* of iternal revenue from all over the country were called Into conference here today to discuss > reorganization pl«n that would nbolLsh their jobs. President Truman )IM proposed that the offices of the 64 collectors be replaced by i new and smaller setup of district commissioners. l)unl»p Calli Meeting Revenue Commissioner Jchn B Diuilap called today's meeting to discuss what may he expected If Congress doesn't kill the reorgani- Tation plan. Mr. Truman's proposal, offered In Ihe wake of > series of Internal Revenue Bureau scandals, would create 25 .district revenue commissioners. They would take over, not only tlie work of the «4 present collectors, but all other field activities in their districts. Civil Service rUnntd Many revenue units In the field now operate independently of the collectors, who are appointed by the White Hoa<e. The new district commissioners would be selected under the clrll service system. The reorganization proposal goes Into effect- automatically within €0 days after It Is formally submitted to Congress, unless either house votes against It. Dunlap has indicated that mauj of- the 64 collectors probably wil not be retained In the organization and that some probably wh] prefe: to leave the Revenue Bureau. Blytheville Man Injured as Car Leaves Highway R. O. Coleman, m*nag«r of th« Arkansas Paint and Glass Com>any her* WM reported u "retting wtter" thU morning by an attendant at BJythcvill* Hospital where he recovering from Injuriw received an automobile accident near Mountain Home Thursday night. Mr. CoLemaji wa* hurt and his companion, Arlle Hayi ot West Memphis, w«« fatally Injured wiien ;he ear In which they were riding lett the highway and overturned. Mr. Hays died this R-eekend In • Mountain Home hospital. Friends quoted Mr. Coteman as saying that he did not knov.' what caused hLi automobile to leave the highway. He wai unconscious for nearly an hour after the accident, friends said. According to reports, both Mr. Coleman and Mr. Hays were thrown clear of the car when it overturned. AIR BASE (Continued from Page 1) JU.00.CGO. RencUvation of the »Jr ba.se here has been reported fcs a possibility since late last October when former Mayor Doyle Henderson announced he had been told It would be reopened for us« by » wing of the Tacllcal Air Command. Last Nov. 29. Rep. QaUiings. an Interview here, said reactivation of the has* would occur niter June 30, end of the current fiscal year. The earlier Announcement h .saiu that betve«n. 2,800 and 3,000 men would be stationed here anc that reactivation costs would exceed 125,000.000. laycees Choose Top Men of1951 J«t Ac* Gabretkj Will Be Unable to Attend Banquet TULSA, Okla. ttv-The ten most utslandlng young men of 1951 ave been selected by the United tales Junior Chamber of Com- lerce. One of the selections, Col Francis 8, Oabreskl. will he unable o attend » Jaycec banquet In their onor at Dayton, o., Jan. 19. The 31-vMr-old aabrukl, deputy omm»nder ol the Piflh Air tree's Fighter \vlng and a World Var ir combat ace, will be unable o leave hU post In Korea. Other selections: CJr. Hugh O. McGuire, 33, nedia- rlc surgeon of Montgomery, Ala, Oordon Manning, 34, managing Editor uf Colliers. New York City. Stanley Hiller Jr., 27, helicopter signer, Athcrton, Cnllf. Rep. Cliarlej Fxlward Potter, 35 Sheboygan, Mich. ' John H. Johnson. 33. Negro magazine publisher, Chicago, Dr. Arthur C. Guyton, S3, phy- ,lclan. Oxlord, Miss. Donald Randolph Wilson, 34, nn- lonal American Legion Command- CEASE-FIRE (Continued from Page 1) have given your firit pc*Rlv« Indication of sincerity toward • stable armistlc« md therefor* towurd peace." Afterward Ferenbaugh told newsmen Kpeechu of th« Communist delegates were "interlarded with more propagandt than heretofore." "It was difficult to «Uy on the subject of airfields," he said. LJbby's explanation of the prli- oner exchange plan obviously angered Lee. I.** 1 ! Angry Reiori "You say that your proposal ti favorable to u*/' Lee said. "Wt never thought you would do us mny favorable things and It Is not possible that we can think so. All the same we cannot tell you anything especially favorable to you. "We -note tn'at beyond thit pa«- sion for freedom of choice by Individuals for repatriation of yours there lies > sinister scheme, I will never be deceived by thut state- in Nation The James A. Bryant Agency, located In the Farmers Bank Build- Ing, finished 1941 in ninth place among all American Life Insurance agencies throughout the country on the basis of volume of new Insurance paid for. The announcement was made today by the company's home office In Indlantpolli. TOUtt FRIENDLY THEATRE LAST TIMES TONITE Feature* at ?„& 9 p.m. TRfclwrd BASEH ART-Gene EVANS'Michael O'SHEA RICHARD HYLTM • CSAIG HtU • SKIP HOM[ltR hoAKM b) IWtS BOCK • OifKIM by iU«JEt fmif, b, Ginners And Planters have your Cotton Planting Seed Machine Delinted Ceresan M Liquid Treated" • Air Cleaned • Screened & Air Graded BAGS MACHINE SEWED Act Now! PROMPT SERVICE - UP-TO-DATE FACILITIES. Add to your profits by early germination? elimination of faulty seeds; no damping off or wilt; ho planter choke-ups; earlier maturity; Increases final yield of lint cotton per acre. * New "Slurry Method" Blytheville Delinting Corp. Highway 61 So. Blythcvillt. Ark. Phonei 2860-2976 furnace Overheat* An overheated fl^>or filmic* a the hom« of O. K. QuellmiU, 508 Chlckaaitwba, waj the cau.tt of a lire aarm yesterday. No damage r suted. NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "\our Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Phon* 58 Last Time* Today "THE MOB" Broderick Crawford Tuesday 'Street Bandit' Penny Edward* Robert Clark* Wednesday & Thursday The Iron Man r Jeff Chandler Evelyn Keyc* Fh»M 4621 Show Start* WecklUyi 7:0« •a(.-8aR. I:to -, Clarksburg, w. Ta. Oordon Bartoa M^l . president of th« Liberty Broatf- :astlng Sy«t*m, DaMM, Ta«., list, Unlverjlty of Chie«*o. Traffic In aVlrui for rur-oenttfe« Europ« WM an ImporUni commit, clal factor In Mttife* th« <•>*• North American wtldwrMw tnm ibrador to Men tec, ^^ With the Courts Circuit (Criminal)! John William Carter, burglary and grand larceny. Moreno Miguel, concubinage. Chancery; Glln Hayes, et al, yi. Will Knye» et »l, partition suit. PROGRAM SCHfOULI KOSE •MO* TOT AM Tuesday, J«nu»rr 1*. 1»*2 MORNING 7:15—Sign On T.li—Southern Ooapel Stnctn 1:30—Yawnln In the Mornln 7:55—According to the Record 8:00—Morning News Round Up 8:15—Morning Devotional 8:30—Guy Lombardo Tlm« 8:45—Lawrence Welk OrchMtn 9:00—Womans Viewpoint 9:30—Modern Concert H»n 10:00—Dodge Reporter 10:05—Farm rrollos 10:30—News In > nutshell 11:00—World News 11:05—Farm Frolic* 11:30—New» In i NuieMI AFTERNOON 12:Ofl-Arkaiisa. World New« and Market* 12:15—Noon Ser>n»d« 1:00—Behind the World Ntw» 1:05—Matinee Melodic* 2:00—Arkansas News 2:05—Hillbilly Roundup 3:00—Arkansiu Nem 3: OS—Heptlme 4:00—Ely thevllle Cowfar 4:05—Murraj't Madhowe S:00—World Mew. 5:09—Sportwnan S:lt— sign Off LUX THEATER LUXORA of th« Commwi{t rN ., Last Times Ton/te AdmiMion 25« ft SO* A MAN WE¥B Ml 'CAUGHT CMEATttr AN 'UGLY BAMT! JULIE .RIORD GINGER BISHOP DENNING PRINCE CRN WESTMORE*MYRNA D€Uj * LARRY J. BLAKE * * VIRGINIA HERRKK * Always a Double Feature Timed ToniU — Plus— ; // JANE POWEL o , Also latest News & Cartoon Tuesday & Wednesday —Plus— DICK POWELL *EVELYN KEYESh HOC UllfC '•'•'.-"" IflfV<J« IffllnC "«>»< *">m 2 Reel Short If you don't find us at home next Sunday, we'll be having dinner at the RAZORACK. V-j'tll (fenli'uii fj 1 FOR RENT Typewriters & Adding Machines New & Late Model Machines—Low Rates We bay used office machines * firnltw*. Johnson Office Equipment Co, SALES—SERVICE 112 S. Broadway—Phone 4420 FUEL OIL G.O. POETZ OIL CO. "/ Sell That Stuff" Phone 2089 Off ice & Bulk Plant—Promised Land

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