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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, February 4, 1952
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS XLYH—NO. 26« Blythevllle Courier Blytheville Daily Ne« Mississippi Valley Leader Blytheville Herald THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER Of NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Car Death Holiday In Missco Ends as Two Women Perish t Mississippi County's long traffic death holiday was ended at 71 days last night when two Blytheville women met death in a car-truck collision five miles south of here on Highway 61. • The dead are: Mrs. Max Parks, 43. wife of a Blyllievillp businessman, and Mrs. Margaret Deen Smith, 47, a Blytheville beauty operator. ~ + Max Parks, about 45, was listed in a "critical" condition by attendants at Walls Hospital where he is suffering from injuries received in the accident. The acident occurred shortly alter 8 p.m . Inst night on thc southern approach of a Highway 61 bridge. Mrs. Parks and Mrs. Smith were lasengers in a 1950 model Buick i'hich was driven by Mr. Parks. According to State Trooper Tom Smalley the Parks car and a trailer ,ru-jk loaded with cotton seed coi- .ided "nearly head-on'. The trailer- truck is owned by B. O. Robinson, of Stcele Mo., and It was driven by Irviii Hiitton, 35. of Stcele. Mr. Hatton suffered only minor cuts and bruises in the collision. Following the accident, Mr. Hat- .BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, FKBRUARY 4, 1952 UN, Reds 'Near' ROW Agreement In Korean Talks Full-Dress Meet Slated Wednesday; Optimism Hinted By KOBEKT B. TUCKMAN • MUNSAN, Korea (AP) — * The United Nations and Communists today moved nearer agreement on. plans for exchanging war prisoners ' as truce negotiators scheduled a full-dress session Wednesday to start work on the final section of a Korean armistice. "I think we can get together and write the rest of the agreement" on prisoner exchange, said Rear Adm, R. E. Libby. "For the lirst time. I think we are in a position lo settle the nuts and bolts of the situation." Staff officers drafting truce supervision plans made no measurable headway. They still must iron out differences over troop rotation, neutral inspection and definitions See CEASE-FIRE i>n Page 10 Sam Rhodes Dies of illness I Wa* Barber 40 of 52 Yean He Lived Here ' '.r* Services for Sam Walter Rhodes, veteran Blytheville barber, were ti be conducted this afternoon at 2 a Cobb Funeral Home Chapel, TEN PAGEg SINGT,E COPIES FIVK CENTS ton was arrested on a charge of Involuntary manslaughter but was released this morning after posting - $2,500 cash bond. Car Dragged 61 Feet Trooper Smalley quoteu Hatton and two eye witnesses as saying that Mr. Parks apparently lost control of his car and was "weaving all over the road". Hatton told the oficer that as he came off the south end of the bridge he swerved,slightly to the left in an effort to avoid a head-on collision with the car but that it was too late. The -truck struck the car on its right front doo r and carried it approximately 61 feet down the highway after the collision'. Trooper Smalley said that two other truck drivers James Woody of Atlanta Ga., riad Colin Howerton of Bumcombe, 111., whose trucks were following Mr. Hntton's vehicle, told the same story as to how tile accident occurred. Immediately following the accident. Mr. and Mrs. Parks and Mrs. Smith were, rushed to Walls Hospital in a Cobb Funeral Home ambulance but Mrs. Parks and Mrs TKAFHC DEATH HOLIDAY ENDS-Mississippi County's long traffic death holiday came to an end last night when two occupants of the Buick at right, Mrs. Max Parks and Mrs. Margaret Dccn Smith, both of Blytheville. were killed in a rar- truck collision five miles south of Blytheville. Max —Courier News I'liolo Parks, drivei of the car, was seriously injured and Ii-vin Hatton of Stecle, Mo., driver of the truck, suffered minor cuts. The truck carried the car ap- proximateh 61 feet after the collision. It was the county's first traffic fatality since Nov. 23. Morris Ready to Start Lovett Warns Probe of Goverment WASHINGTON (AP)—Newbold Morris returns to Washington today to set up the investigative X-ray ma chincry lie hopes will detect any co'miption in government. Smith were pronounced arrival there. dead . The Buick was demolished in the accident The uiipaU of tlie tolU- Sikeslon Seeks Gas 'Re-Hearing' 'No Comment/ Says Ark-Mo on Petition Filed with PSC The Associated Natural Gas Company of Sikcston has filed with the Missouri Public. Service Commission an- application for the re-hearing of Arkansas-Missouri Power Company's request for permission lo bung natural gas to iivi Southeast "*•—* '— L - '--'-" c«uth- i\ j* • i-i*-Ca The Associated petition, filed with the commission just a few minutes before the Certificate- of Conven- fi I ience and Necessity granted Ark,_ i Mo on Jan. •- ' Morris, a wealthy independent Republican lawyer from New York hiu ann.cur.ced his first investigation will center around the Justice Department headed by Ally. Gen. McGrath, the man who appointed was formally sworn In last him. He Friday with President Truman's approval to supervise a sweeping survey of all government departments in the wake of congressional investigations into alleged tax scandals and other Irregularities in the federal government. Chief Is Wanned He announced in New York last nglht he hoped to have Louis E. Yavner. former New York City commissioner of investigation, as his "chief of staff." As he reports for work today in a Suite of offices set aside for him HS the Justice Department building, Morris already has found his job complicated by these developments: 1 An administration appointee, he immediately became the Inrget of criticism from many Republl- The 11-year-old ...... »,^ „, Walls Hospital yesterday morning, He had been ill about three weeks. The Rev. Hoy I. Bagley, pastor of First Methodist Church, was to officiate. Mr. Rhodes was born In Nut it Is believed both were it* front-Seat with Mr. riding Parks. in Bush, Tenn.. and began bartering In Oaruthersville, Mo., when he was 16 ye^rs old. As a joke, he shaved a friend •while the barber was out. When the barber returned, the triend said Mr. Rhodes had given him a good shave, so the barber hired Mr. Rhodes to work after school and on Saturdays. * Mr. Rhodes had said he preferred to work In a shop rather than own liis own, although one time he loaned money to hts boss to pay the rent on a shop. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ida Rhodes; and three sons. Edd Rhodes ol Blytheville, Lon Rhodes of Memphis, and Joe Martin Rhodes of Glendale, Ariz. Pallbearers were Marcus Gaines, Lucian Gaines. Bob Gwinn, John Foster. Carl Simms, and Virgil 'Williams. I SjfSt .the tithe of the accident. 'n.i r '•**-* Mrs.' Psrks ant) Mrs. Smith were en route to Blytheville from Little Rock where they had visited their daughters over,.the weekend. Mr. Parks owns and operates the Trading Post, a pawnshop, here. Mrs. Smith operated a beauty parlor in her home at First and Ash Streets. The deaths of Mrs.' Parks and Mrs. Smith were the county's first traffic fatalities of 1952. The county's last traffic fatality was Nov 22 when a Negro woman was killed h: Ash two- truck collision Street. Services Toniorron- on West The Rev. Roy I. Bagley pastor of the First Methodist Church will conduct funeral services for both women tomorrow. Mrs. Parks' services are scheduled for 1-30 pm f • T ^ :-- ..... -. v...^,1.3111 nujn iimiiv KCPUO1I- ^v,^h»t £ ' e f ame effectivc 'l cans " nd »me anti-Truman Demo- asks that the commission set aside crats. i^-mo its previous order, which by a three to two majority opinjpn found that Ark-Mo would "be able to give service to the public in the territory /iivolved....long before Hie Intcrven- er (Associated Gas Co.) could do so.*' Feb. 5 has been set by the commission to hear oral argument on whether a rehearing of the case should be held. Officials Dei-line Comment Ark-Mo officials declined to comment on what effect this new development will have In their plans lo bring natural gas lo Southeast Missouri and, also, 13 towa? in Northeast Arkansas. They did express confidence, however, that a re-hearing, although obviously creating a delay in their work would resnlt in the same findings since "everything Is fn excellent order for us to proceed with the installation of the various transmission and distribution lines'once we have ....i.., ...». ntucuuiru l[_lr 1 JU Dm i i- i -L ........jj.v.., iii the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel' a !l , <ils ' rlb " tlon "'ics' once we have Mrs. Smith's services a^e sched'! < * talnel1 necessary approval from uled for 3:30 p.m. tomorrow 'in the "Watery bodies concerned." Weather Arkansas forecast: Partly and cooler this afternoon and to- Cobb Chapel. Tlie Rev. George Mc- Gchcy pastor of the Lake Methodist Church will assist the Rev. Mr Bagley. Mrs. Parks was born in Paducah Ky., but had lived here for a number of years. In addition to her husband she is survived by a son Jim- Parks of Little Rock; one COOL night. Tuesday clear to partly cloudy and cool. Lowest temperatures 3 t O-34. Missouri forecast: Clearing northwest and extreme west today, clse- where mostly cloudy with occasional rain or drizzle east and extreme south, ending near or shortly after- extreme south and fair west, clearing noon. Colder east central; „„, v , cnl ,,, B east tonight: colder south and east- Tuesday fair with moderate temperatures; highs today 35-40 north to 40-45 south, low tonight 25-30, Minimum this morning—43. Maximum yesterday—59, Minimum Sunday morning—51. Maximum Saturday—56. Sunset today—5:32. Sunrise tomorrow—6:55. Precipitation 48 hours to 1 t. m. today—.90. Total since Jan. 1—5.34. Mean temperature (midway between high and low)—51.. Normal mean temperature for January—39.9. This Dal* I,as! Minimum this morning'—20. Maximum yesterday—35. Precipitation January 1 to date Rock: two brothers, G. M. Nelson of Lcachvilie and Carmack Nelson of Monette: two sisters, ,Vfrs. Clyde Ark-Mo hns already received permission for the Arkansas Public Service Commission to install natural gas facilities In Blytheville. Monette. Lcnchvtlle, Luxora. Dell, Manila. St. Francis. Rector, Piggott,' Wilson, Greenway and Evadale. Steel Sljort.ijc C.IBMJ Delay Ark-Mo officials have previously cauwd by the National .rjp'inse program has considerably d«lay.-tt crats. 2. The possibility arose that Morris himself might coine under congressional scrutiny in connection with a profitable surplus ship deal. 3. A House Judiciary Committee is making a separate investigation of McGiath's conduct of the Justice Department. Rep. Keating (R- N.Y), who Initiated this probe, suggested in a telegram to Morris night that he team up with the committee. Power of Subpoena Asserting the power of subpoena will become essential to a thorough inquiry, Keating wired: "I trust you will freely avail yourself of facilities of our committee. Conversely, I assume we may appeal to you If we encounter any lack of cooperation by attorney general or failure to furnish lull information. ..." 4. A federal grand jury began an inquiry into income tax irre«u- larities involving such figures"as Abraham Teitclbaum and Henry w. (The Dutchman) Griineivald. Criticism ranged from Sen. Taft* "no confidence" in the appointment to a comment by Rep. Potter (R- Mich) that Morris had a "record 01 being uied by Communist front organizations." Of Arms'Cut' Defense Head Says Budget Is Vital To Avoid 'Rises' WASHINGTON 1'AP) — De!en<e Secretary Lovett said tojay any cut in the 52 billion dollar military budget recommended by president Truman for fiscal 1853 would "increase, beyond thc realms of prudence, the calculated risks alreadv taken." Lovett told the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee and the joint Economic Committee that even this figure for the year sta'rting July I meant a cutback in original defense goals. Approval Is Recommended Strongly recommending congressional approval of the 52 billions he believes is a rock-bottom figure Lovett said: "With a lesser amount of money we would be limiting our efforts (o a nrperam level, that, would. :h> creajf; beyond" the realms of prudence, the calculated risks already taken. Less Efficiency "It would force us to less efficient operations and would not permit the continued accelerated production during the next two years of the major military Items we need." Lovett snid the Defense Department realized that -the essential foundation of our entire military structure is a sound, vital and pro- "grcsstve economy" and that too heavy a drain must not be placed upon it. Coady Eaton Dies of Gas Fire Injuries Tourist Cabin Blast Fatal to Blytheville Man Coady Dclmar Eaton, 45- year okl Blytheville business man died at 6:28 a.m. today in Walls Hospital of burns received early yesterday in an artificial yas explosion in i tourist cabin here. Mr. Eaton, who owned and oper ated the Home Service Storage Company, was severely burned a bout the body in the explosion, tin cause of which has not definite!' been determined. According to Deputy Slierif Charles Short, the explosion oc cut-red at 3:30 a.m. yesterday in a cabin at (he Lost Boy Tourist Courts on West Highway 18. Deputy Short and Fire Chief Roy Head reported that the explosion probably wris caused by gas fumes collecting In the cabin from n leaky pipe or some other source. Both Deputy Short and Chief Base Opponents 'Clarify' Position 'Higher Plane 7 of Discussion Of Pro's and Con's Is Asked Spokesmen for n group opposing reactivation of the air base here asked this morning that discussion of the subject be on a higher plane and that issues be debated instead of personalities and emotions. While restating their position, Boh Uc Smith and Max Walters, signers of a petition opposing reactivation charged a general misconception of their arguments existed' Stove Causes Fire Alarm An overheated oil heating stove at the home of Don Bush on East Main Street was the cause of a fire alarm yesterday afternoon. No dnm- age resulted. Grider Truck, Car Crasi Persons Mr. Smith and Mr. Walters (his morning said they: 1—Do not fear for the morals of servicemen, but arc concerned wltii the class of people who often follow bases. a—Feel a factory or industry would benefit the community more. 3 — Have expressed themselves sincerely as they believe good citl- sliould and regret personal abuse that has entered (he discussion. Meanwhile, letters to (he editor continue to come In In record numbers, thc majority of them favoring reactivation of thc base. At least two petitions have been circulated In which signers express a desire for reactivation. Chamber of Commerce president Max Logan received the petitions but said they were spontaneous expressions of sentiment and were not sponsored by the Chamber. Nearly 400 signatures were on the two petitions. Chamber officials have been working for two years to get the base here reactivated, Mr Logan said. Almost 200 ziames Head snid the small butane & ,,a heater in thc cabin did not explode and appeared to be in good working condition. Deputy Short, quoted C. S. Baggett owner of the tourist court as saying that Mr. Eaton came to thc tourist court alone around midnight Saturday and that he went to the cabin with him lighted the stove and raised the window. Approximately three and n half hours later the explosion occurred. Both Deputy Short and Chief Head were of the opinion that Mr. Eaton probably struck n match to light a cigarette and that gas fumes in the room caused the explosion. Mr. Eaton, who was la bed, was burned "all over." E. M. Holt, owner of thc Holt Fuho«-a: Home said tills morntns. Immediately following the explosion Mr. Eaton was rushed to Walls Hospital by taxi. Tlie explosion "almost wrecked" the cabin DeDuty Short said. The impact blew, out the svindow and cracked a wall. ' , Mr. Eaton's trousers were blown through the wi'uduw,-he s&ltl, ami 'flames from the explosion leaped through a crack In the door and burned the plastic screen on the door. The door, however, was only .scorched niul fire damage In the cabin was only slight. Born In Ledbettar. Ky,, Mr. Eaton had lived In Blytheville for M, years. He moved here with his par- j people who come to our or any cuts at the ai;e of six. community to make a living off the He Is survived by his wife. Mrs. men stationed at the bases. I sin- have been reported to he on opposition petitions. Statement Issued In a statement this morning. Mr. Walters and Mr. Smith said: "In the pnst lew days we have had n few telephone calls from the pecple who have taken for granted that we are the instigators and ringleaders in this move of opposition against the reactivation of the Blytheville air tasc. We wish to clarify (his idea and the stand w have taken." Mr. Walters said. "In a state nicnt printed in the Blytlieville Courier News on Jan. 31, I nt- templert t<> ^straighten T nut th Afalefne'nt" ' ""^ reedom of thought and speech to express our thoughts, as our fore- 'athcrs did in so many instances. If this is wrong lo do. why have so tinny of our men died on the bat- .lefields for them? ..'We arc both members of civic :lubs in this city and have donated our time and moJlev to many worthy causes such as the Red Fea^ .her campaign, the Red Cross drive. National Cotton Picking Contest nnd many others. We are both property owners in Blytheville who intend to make this our home for many years to come. In view of this, we cannot understand how any statements we have made could hurt anyone's reelings, but if we have we wish to apologize for them. Meant No "Hard Feelinjs" "The petitions were started by ex-servicemen and landowners of Blytheville and we know they did not mean to cause hard feelings by expressing their optnlcns and thoughts on this subject." An Air Force decision Is to be made In the near future as to whe- SM AIR BASE on Fa£e 10 Most Letters St/7/ Favor Reactivation More letters to the editor concerning reactivation of the World War II air base here continued to arrive over the weekend and this iiiorntiig^with thc vast majority of crowning approval of. .the te reifjptning Urf's Ndte> Soine^ -unsigned ' iJile ^ __^ iiit _ ^ morality of the community This letters -still are being'received by statement against the (he Courier News. All letters to the was not a . -— „ .......... , ------ tute. grallcr and shiftless type of . . Mary Alice Eaton; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Jo Jeff cries and Rhonda . Alice Eaton: mother, Mrs. E. , . . M. Eaton; and two sisters, Mrs. John Tyrone and Mrs. H. C. Blnnk- enship, nil of Blytheville. the will Holt Funeral Home Chapel b; Rev. E. C. Brown pastor ol First Baptist Church. Burial be in Maple Grove Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be filliot Johns, Jimmy Andrcson. Tim Williams, Bert Trumble. George Ingram and Virgil Walls. • .'."• — ^n.i^iiiciiu fttgiuii.M, LIU; mi. vjuuikuL iiu\va. ivu itiiers 10 tne armed forces or men in the serv- editor must be signed although ice, but (against; the lower ele- names will be withheld from pub- ments which follow a military base ! h'callon on request. The Courier lo any town. The gambler, ]>rastt- | N ™'s reserves the right to edit letters when deemed necessary due to space limitations or Irrelevant or potentially libelous content.) Tlie latest letters follow- To the Editor: I have read the news in the Bly- IhDVille Courier on reactivation .of the air base. It seems the majcrity of people iu our community are for the nir base. But it strikes me that thc people who arc against this arc in no need of money and have no relatives in service. I'm sure that if they hiu! sons or husbands in the service they would change their attitude. I urn net a property o\vner but ! have a husband who has been in Korea for the past ten months and I fee! 1 I;T-W be a property See KEADEIt on Pn&e If) ccrcly hope this clears up the stale- menu I made in case anyone got the wrong Impression. 1 am an ex- serviceman with 'i& monlhfj of sea tiiity ID the Navy during the last war and now am u member of the 23 Missco Men Leave to Take Pre-lnduction Physical Exams The Mississippi County Draft i James Thompson and Charles E Board sent 23 Mississippi County ! Williams, Bassett; Mayford Wil'liam men to Little Rock this morning I Hackworth, Leachvllle: Grant A™ to take pre-lnduction examinations. | ton Soruson. Elmwood 111 - Howard ^(V^^^v'<: rxll f f \r ,te ,„,.», (,.,* t ,,,;,,. „ ' iinv,.ini call men but! William Covington. ,,.j ., v...., .-...i n*i -, v irivu ijuv . willlilEll vOVin^tOIl T^lintltn" lnr«- of this number 23 replied. 13 were ! Bob CunninslTam Gary Tnd Tho- trnn<;fpri-*>rl t^ ntlmr- H«~*,I,. ~~,i tn ..... ... . „ L J> _ Jllu -- lno made any remarks against the Armed Forces. During World War II, I lobt two of my closest relatives and many close friends. At Ihe present time, most of my employes are ex-servicemen iincl I think they arc the finest men we have anywhere. How anyone who hits read a u y statements I have made can get the idea I am aKninst the Armed Fcrces I is beyond me. I have nothing but! the highest regard for the men of j the Armed Forces and I do hope I this statement clears up any and alii rumors to the contrary. I "If the Air Force wanted to reactivate the b;ise at Blytheville I feel thc people would welcome the idea with cpcn arms. It is our im- derstiindin Red Cross Fund Drive to Open This Month ': 1.052 Fiuiil.5 Campaign Red Cross nrobably will transferred to other boards and 10 failed to report. Thc coun'y's next call will be an examination call on Feb. 18. Leaving today were: Whites—Mackcy James, Robert Lee Breeding, Leonard Cecil Sandusky. and Willard Junior Morgan, of Manila: Percy South and Carl Vcrnoii Carter, Joiner: David for »et inns Huey Perry. St. Loulsi and Max E. Fullerton, Maiden, Mo. Negroes—James Junior Battles Bassctl. Listed as dclimtucnt.s on today's call were: Whites — James Edward Eugene Nash. Marked Tree, George Harris. Wesson, Miss.; Billy Mcrrymnn. D. Lee. Clifford Nelson Cox. Warren j Keiscr; Lawrence William Fit/hiiijh Witness to Tell Whether Reds Or Nazis Guilty of Massacre WASHINGTON W>—A man who! blame the Russians EJ? ^;Kr?_ m JS£. rtn « L°- .. Joh " M'tchd!. committee co: Neil Lane,..Osceola: Enrru» OSCEOIjA — Three persons were ~ — ~™•*••*-• •""*"-«««*• * m;.-ii injured, none seriously In a car-i"? 11 *'' M'*.: Eugene Lare, west.;-"- , ighway 61 near' Rid B c ' Gerald Dee Reagan, Willie]'01 Medina, Wcslaco, Tex.; and J. during World War n will testify before a congressional committee trying to find out whether Nazis or Russians committed the massacre. Rep. Madden (D-Ind), chairman of a special House investigating committee, announced during the week end. "This Is the only eye witness —outelde the men who did the murdering—who has ever been produced." ^ Eo far unidentified, Ihe mystery witness will appear Wednesday, Madden said. gin Its investigation today into the - - -• .|..v «-rmtln.(^ lo p that (he Russians committed killings. First witness (o appear thr • the Steel Official Says Pay HiV;e , Cites Cut in Taxes l be De special committee H. Van Vliet. an „..,„ officer who was flown from man prison camp bv the sec Ihe stacked Poles. covcry All were taken from Poland and held in Ihree Western Russian prison camps. The Russians, despite -Is, say the Nazis are to blsmc I K on a r Ihe maisacre. The Germans (one. tnick crash on Highway „. ,„„. Grider yesterday afternoon. [Gene McWilli.ims. James McLe- Deputy Sheriff Cliff Cannon of lmre Williams, Blytheville; Stanley Osceola listed the injured ss Mr and Mrs. John Enoch of Wilson and another man identified only asJ Mr. Collins of Chiliicothe, Mo. i Deputy cannon said that com- j plcte details of the accident were^ < ample evidence to'p'rove i n , ct , j' n ™ ct!i n tclv learned but he 1 Russian^ ™™™i.,,.j, .,.; • <i"otca Mr. Enochs as saying that! .Mr. Collins apparently went to! NEW YORK 'API Benjamin p sleep at the nheel of the truck tie' Fair 'e's said today his United was driving and swerved directly ; Slates Steel Corporation could meet into thc path of his car, a 19lb ! wil B c demands and hold Its present prices—but this would result in a HO per cent reduction in its federal uty ^nnon said. income tax payments. £ ±. ,^' -^: J" 1 " i FaLrlcsf »' irtcd "'"l s «'h a "^ Increase, if allowed to spread throughout American Industry, could result In a net loss to the government "conservatively estimated at II billion dollar.-,.' He said Ihe ultimate "co.n of a a age Increase would come out o[ taxable income." The proirtcnt of U. S, filed said the government then "will l» oblly- cd to lift the lid on prices If for ;x, warren >^'^i. i^i^iunue wunarn rilznugh, nest Beck. Blytheville; Oliver Frank Wardlow: .are,; James Ira Noble, Vienna, Va.: San- stood that if this was the c;;sc would be ,00 patent for thisctioi, C. Itcndrix, Myrtle, Miss. Negroes—Lewis Walker. Gary, Hid. Army a Ger- azii to i of thc dead ""'«/. r 'i ./''f!^ 1° ntlrmKl - \ Other chairman arc to be named We also want to make it clear bcfore , h( . drjv( , bc hls (hat if industry could be brought; to Blytheville It would be the fin-: j- _ thing that could happen to ajl*QFfT? t' fine city. We are for a factory or! — . „ some industry to give Blytheville ai UlRHSf I ( year around income and jobs for! hundreds of men in our city and-' Thp ..,,.„, „.,„. before a Jhave only stated our p^on- *«„>£ c^Sn t£s al viewpoints on the matter and do u, ( ) IC junior Clia'vber of Com Y,'/ " o l ^','r. <: " sllucmcm j not fed we should hear thc brunt 1 user's club rnom< oV vm-n, q^v.nrt Wage Stabilization Board | of thc attack ircm the opposing I sinfl. *«xx>na Both vr-hit-lcs wore heavily dam- dl . Sruesomc dls- 1 lins, who was knocked unconscious vmuii.i K , . was brou 8 ht l ° » doctor's ollice va " V1 '"'- >>«k from duty In Ja- mere. However all were released «f-! """' l( re P catin " l »"= story for the! lcr "Kelvins first aid treatment, i orriclall >'- »e made a re- i No cl " r 8cs have been filed as yet i r - e a re- stu ,u bout to r ^ LITTLK ROCK IU,ut \ to the first from Arkansas' Four-' Fairlcss presented his ar?ii:);enu • gainst another pay boost for steel panel ycckin« to prevent a strike in the steel industry threatened for Feb. 23. Arguments for an IB 1 ; cci)U-;in- wntre incrcn.'.e and other beiie- lits were made before thc board last week by the CIO United Steelworkers of America. The union on Friday added a demand for a guaranteed minimum annual wage amounting to about W.OOO. ' In his statement today. Fairies* I i dc.*mb?d the guaranteed annual [ i wace a« inflationary and n eulse I for the industry paying "large sums ' | for llo work at all." ; 1 Tlie total rtrtmmds of the union j j would average more than Sl.OOO a i wor>:m "have gone up five tirtips I in five years." side. We are merely two of signers of the petition using the! the connuinity quotas lor the 1953 campaign will be set at, the meet- mg which begins at 6 p.m. Inside Today's Courier News . . . Once Over Lljlilly. . . the air has* and press freedom: "I told you .so". . . Pajtc I. . . . Chlcta RCl in draw. Ins for District Thrfe lourney. . . sports. . . I'age 5. . . . Arkansas x (B -j HrtcK . . . . . Society. . . Osceola Ne>vs. . . . . . .Markets. . . Paje 10. . . . You and your income lax : : : Pag* «. LITTLE LIZ— ^ 1 f JM<m Homes used to hove o den for the man of the house Now he just growls oil over Ihe place. ^u

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