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VOL. XLYH—NO. 274 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS »,„,.....„„.. ^... ' — _THg DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF KORTMEABT ARKAN.A. AVr, «™rrw,,,o~ _- ^^ BlythevUle ^ Blythevtlle Daily New, Mississippi Valley Leader Blytheville Herald Road Project Cost $1,000 Per Acre Highway Group ' Told Owner Appraised Site By LEON HATCH LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Highway Audit Commission was told today the State Highway Department paid $1,000 an acre for land on wliicli the apj was made by its owner. Right-of-way for a B'.-i-miJe road improvement project between Van Buren and Alma was involved P. C. Bogart, Little nock, a hi°h- way department right of way engineer, testified lie had "mentally estimated" cost of the right of way at $160.000. Actually, it would cost the state more than $300000 he said. Bogart was asked: "How did you miss in this ease?" "I didn't know the land was going to cost around $1,000 an acre" i Bogart replied. I Bogart said that j. Neal of Van Buren was one of the three appraisers on the project and that after appraisals had started he learned that Neal owned property which would be taken by the right of way. The project, which has not been completed, is for widening of the highway, extending the right of way to a total of 200 feet. Also Got Appraisal Fee Bogart testified that besides his appraisal fees, Neal was paid 53,092 for 3.092 acres of land taken by the new right of way. This payment was part of a bill of $13,880 Ncal submitted, the witness testified. Bogart s.ild • the remainder was for damage which Neal said had been suffered by other property he owned adjacent to the new right of v/ay. Bogart. related that when Highway Director J. C. Baker and Chief Engineer A. E. Jonhson agreed to <i« " Truman Said Willing to Run 'Sacrifice' WASHINGTON <AP) _ Rep. Sabalh D-1II quoted President Truman as saying he may be willing to make the "sacrifice" and seek re-election if he feek it will be necessary to speed the peace Sabath talks with reporters after a call on the President He snid Truman told him'the President's work "is a killing job" but that if he "actually felt he would be of aid and help lo America and the world in bring ing about |>e.-ice," in that case he would be willing lo "sacrifice" himself and possibly shorten his life expectancy. t]ie a Housc 85 ' l' S - '" e chal " 1Km ot BLYTHEVILLE. ARKANSAS. Tl'KSDAY. FEBRUARY 12, 19 52 SINGLE COPIES FITE CEWTg the remaining property to re- «tor« it to Its original condition In lieu of paying damages. , Ho said that highway department (flwew* did this work In to .the agreement. But, h«,'«l'rfj'" Neal later su tod a J2.37250 claim lor reseea™.^, of ocop.', and other property damage which n» reported was caused by this fHl-ln work. Bogart said Neal had been paid **y* lor his appraisal work and that he had psndir.g au additional biH for fISO. also for appraisal. Bogarfc said he understood Ncal »«i the choice of the Crawford County Judge for membership on th« appraisal committee and that » second appraiser, Hay Patterson. ft. Smith, was suggested by Highway Commissioner Roy Martin of See HIGHWAY on Pafre 1» City Council's Monthly Meet To Be Tonight City Council will hold its month„ ly meeting at 8 p. m. today at Mu- ^nicipal Court Room in city Hall Mayor Dan Blodgett said this morning. Only one item WHS reported on the agenda this morning and that Is a request by Blytheville school officials for extending Mathis Street across the Frisco Railroad to Elm Street to eliminate a cross- Ing hazard for Negro students and teachers en route to Elm Street and Harrison High Schools. The Street Committee met yesterday afternoon with the mayor to consider this problem and Is ex- King George Paid Final Homage Thousands Solemnly File Past Bier in Westminster Hall LONDON i/e t - Through the hushed dignity of great Westminster Hal . the somberly clad people of Britain shuffled softly ln reverent homage today past the body of King George VI. Silent men bowed before the coffin and passed on. Silent women curtsied to the soverign in death as they would in life ,- tow?rs of the P a!ace estuiunster, Big Ben boomed the passage of each quarter hour As 8 a.m. lolled, the heavy iron- .. studded doors of the hammer- „. lllc immm beamed hall swung- slowly open The first to bare his head beneath the freezing wind and walk- solemnly into the big stone hall was A^ A. rugh of Liverpool. He had waited on the steps for 13 hours to lead the mourning procession This 47-year-old citizen said he as "one of His Majesty's loyal subjects of the old type-not the moderns." peered to make to .- - recommendation the Council tonight. Z.OOO in Line By the time the doors opened, wre than 2,000 were waiting in patient line to pay respect The throng that stood for hours was ,\ mixture of the common folk of ^ngland iher^were early »ort- ~ ~ t*---^ t T"'»^B»^l»l BMV$*» Wwlef hate, carrjmg umbrellas »nd oner cases Here and there stood a woman In mmk Most otheis ui- cluding : charwomen who stayed their, home-going. f r0 m nightly cleaning - work ' Reds Claim New 'Plan' Coming Up Bur Foe Doesn't Say 'What' or 'When' It's Due JIUNSAN, Korea (AP) —Communists promised today to come up with a new plan for patching up the latest truce trouble spot — recommendations to governments for a final Korean peace. The P.eds did not indicate when it would be ready or ivh.it it would be like. Tr u c e negotiators adjourned their full-dress meetings until the new plan is ready. Presumably it will come from Pyongyang or Pei- ping. Communists made two concessions Tuesday in another truce tent where staff officers are trying to work out machinery for supervising a truce. Reds offered to boost limits on monthly rotation of troops to 30,000 and establish four ports of entry for incoming troops and war materials to be inspected by neutral teams. The Allies said the figures are not high enough. They are asking a 40,000 rotation limit and eight entry ports. The previous Red proposals were 25,000 troops and three ports. Split on Two Issues Staff officers working on the third unsettled point of an armistice remained split on two issues and a number of "minor places and wording." said Col. George W Hickman, Allied staff officer. The major differences are voluntary repatriation of prisoners of war and the scope of work to be done by joint Rcri Cross teams, ruesday's session was devoted mostly to the second question Sickman said the Reds indicated they want' Red Cross Ojierations considerably restricted." Communists proposes letting Red Cross . teams work out then- own agreement' qn specific WRECKED AlRUNER-Wreckage of the National Airlines DC-0 lies in street (foregroundi (n Elizabeth. N. j., after it smashed into the large apartment building (right background) yesterday awl narrowly missed the Janet Orphanage Home (left background). The mishap, third plane acci- * * * —AP Wirepholo dent in the city in less than two months, forced a hasty .shutdown of air traffic at the nearby Newark airport, one of the busiest in the east. Thirty- one of th? 02 passengers aboard the Miami-bound Plane and four residents of the apartment buildl.ia were killed. in offices, thread-bare Weather dressed in the hat^ mark Britain's austere life.' Mrs. Charlotte Threlfall, a telephone operator, .[oined the patient line at 6 a.m., as she did 16 years ago when George V lay in state in the same hall. "I would have stayed all night if it had been necessary.'' she said. One of the London-bobbies on duty at the door said the mourning subjects were being admitted at the rate of 2,MO every 45 minutes. The coffined body lay on a purple-covered catafalque reached by four scarlet-carpeted steps. At each corner a tall candle in a golden holder flickered. On the closed cof- lin thc Imperial crown returned the candles' flicker with flashes or fire from the vast wealth of diamonds, rubies, emeralds and sapphires. Community Chest Fund Disbursal To Be Tomorrow Community Chest funds will be disbursed tomorrow morning by the Community Chest Board of Directors meeting in thc Chamber of Commerce office at 10 o'clock. The campaign raised about S27- =a?S&5-sEs ? r;Sr~ U-a 1. a cf rnri n nn.r-.-iV.il :t.. * i_ _ ... n ° * "''P OI 4J , ,- -. produce a new set of Red policy recommendations North Korean Gen. Nam II accepted |he Allied position that what- e ver,,;reconimendat.lons are adopted wfiuld not be binding on the proposed later high level political conference. Want Hiirh Level Talks The Reds original proposal was submitted last Wednesday. It called for a high-level political conference between Red Koiea and Red China on one side and belligerent U.N. powers on the other to arrange for withdrawal of foreign troops, peaceful settlement of the Korean oueaiion and discussion of other questions related to peace in Korea. Vice Adm. C. Turner Joy. leading the Allied negotiators, said the plan <I would open the door for talking about "all the problems of Asia," (2 would omit South Korea which Is not a member of the United Nations, and (3 would include Reel China although the Communists have repeatedly said Red China is not participating in the Korean War. UN Forces Kill 96 Reds, Wound 130 SEOUL. Korea W>)—United Nations soldiers today killed 06 Reds and wounded ISO In Parley to Decide Airport's Future Continued Shutdown To Hinge on Talk.* Following 3rd Crash ELIZABETH, N. J. (API—Nerve- shattered Elizabeth residents — numbed and bewildered after three major air catastrophes here—riveted their attention today on a meeting to determine Newark Airport's future. The sprawling and once-bustling airport, shuttered since yesterday's crash of a National Airlines plane that snuffed out 31 lives, now Is the scene of a ghost-like silence Its future will be discussed in New York today nt a meeting between the Port of Ne»- York Authority and officials of n airlines. The Port Authority has operated the 53-million-dollar /field since 1947, ' ' Congress Still Hitting Military Wastefulness th"hW™°t r °K e a^° n * ttSS b ° mbal ' dcd lhc " med f °'«s today As a House Armed Services subcommittee continued its Inquiry Into armed forces buying practices ?,%. ., Ly L e , . (D - T «> declared the . United states may Itself ™ ,,,uj, 11.11 it i iiaCJi more than its potential enemies oy Indulging In "a military spending spree without regard to basic- coon! omies or economic capabilities " He Inserted n statement in' to- days Congressional Record sav»'ie several billion dollars may well u» eliminated from President 'human's $85,400,000,000 bud"»t by re considering military spending. The House subcommittee soucht particularly for a satisfactory an. swer to why the various services have no standard catalogue of items. This, the congressmen said, Wary, local, residents, territied cause, cSSiemtenS^Sl"™ 1 ^ " rl0 ^ COU - DI '•».** Hi'""™*** resulting,? Suollca- crashes within;. : , less : than two months, .wondered whether the close-down .order would last. 'In my opinion, the present Newark airport is dead," said Rep Canfield (R-NJ). Yesterday, the National Airlines craft plunged out of control into this crowded city and tore into the top of a 52-fnmily apartment house setting It ablaze. Twenty-seven of the 63 aboard perished together with four persons trapped in the building. The combined death toll of the :hree tragedies is 117. One of the previous planes—as In yesterday's disaster — was wrecked within minutes after taking off from Newark Airport on Dec. IS. The other nosedived Jan. 22 as It groped -Its way to a landing on the field in fog and rain. The Port Authority operates :hree other major airports in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area. These are Tctcrboro in New Jersey, and La Guardia end Idlewild In New York. Flights scheduled for Newark Airport were shunted to New York Philadelphia and Teterboro. Air Disasters in Hew Jersey Are 'Baffling' WASHINGTON MV-A Civil Acr- ' -»«jMiniJB in UUI ,tlon. and clogged jwpply lirfes.' ..- VUrff '™««t,; n iorVhave-reporterT widely divergent prices are paid by various government procurement officers for the same items. Lyle's criticism centered on military construction. He said that on the same day the government clamped down on the amount of steel, copper and aluminum nnd other materials usert in building homes, the Signal corps announced nve-niillion-dollar construction project at Ft, Monmoutli, N J This, he said, included a hWtlne plant, auditorium, conference room and a sound apparatus testing center. - 5 Lyle said the Atomic Energy with a „ . n, v *ivuuiii; Commission has "expanded » U n ; speed .and recklessness which dls regards the cost to the taxpayer" 'Because it is done under t'h cloak of secrecy I am certain h, -^K.,^ VK ™ ea w ™t sev Zl.r^'L.^ »"-.,"th.-i pen, Di .fih t >.'^h^ sa, a mm|or,|. -have ..been - foolishly and iecklesSly..spe,Uvwhich; lisve added .v; sve aed neither to the development" of atomic energy or to the defense of our country." 28 Missco Men Leave to Take Draft Exams; 7 Fail to Report ^nHrH^Sf ™ —-->--:, men tufof thlst'lmbefonly^s'r?'"^,*"" ""' t0 " a> " S ™" *" '« « .^.Tu&k"^SHSS ^"-«l- coopera- Gathings Receives Anti-Base Petitions But He Favors Reactivation- Cites Letters Backing Move Petitions opposing reactivation of the air base her* have reached the Washington office of Rep. E . C (Took) ?h p 1JI8 ?'n- C , S ? ld '" a tcle P hone conversation yesterday but ^^525t con ^r!5 «' d he ™>h» --to-i? In a statement telephoned to the Courier News yeslerday afternoon, Rep. Gathings said "Petitions opposing reactivation of the Blytheville air base have been received and the views and observations expressed In them are respected and appreciated. I also have received many letters from Blytheville citizens urging reopening of the airfield. "I am proud of my efforts In establishing the field there in World War n. Two GOP Battle Cries Sounded Supporters of Taft And Gen. Eisenhower Both See 'Victory' (By The Associated PTCM) Cries or "a great victory" and start fighting" spurred (tie backers of two entrants todny In the Republican's race for the presidency. It was a day—the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth — when Republicans everywhere take stock and, In en election year like this get primed for the back-stretch drive. In Oklahoma City, > field manager for Sen. Taft hailed the outcome of Oklahoma's Republican State Convention yesterday as - a great victory for Taft." The scAion wound up with seven nominating delegates pieced to Tatt. seven to and . to;.acn. Douglas MacArthur. .Victor A, Johnson predicted that 12 of the .-16 Oklahoma delegates would vole for Taft on the first National Con- County Board from other boards and left with today's group. The county's next call will be pre-induction call on Fcb is Leaving todny: Whites— James Edward Nash If- Ainsworth . . Leachivilc- Johnnie Franklin Ashley. Wilson : Eddie Reed Hodge, Osceola- Oral Winston Edwards. Jerry Gray shel- tcn, J. w. Farrls, Lawrence Franklin Hcarn, James Edward Calvert panto; Earnest Utah Vaughn L. siMwnes. e coope tion of the public in helping to o- cate them. Anyone knowing or the whereabouts of any of the registrants should contact the draft beard office, she said. They ore: Wh.U-s - Edgar Junior cownzi. Gobler, Mo.; Jose Garcia, Enaslo Floras, and Edward Ruben Sloan or psceola; Fred L . Brown. Manila' L. B. Bearden, Parma, Mo.- David Crockett Englcs, Enid, Okla.- and Fant Gurley, Joiner. Negroes - Freddie Lee Robinson Hiiffmnn; John Will Peeler Grand and wounded 130 in a fiaht r par """"""lun wi—A civil Acr- «anna; unie Vester Mills. Wilminz- theMimdung valley on the Ei,"e-ni 0 " a , UUC % Admt " i5tr " Uon (CAA1 ex - 1u>n ' CaUf ' : n ° bcrt Leo M~Dan"el Korean War front*! ^£fi£\%« %?.?%>& S ri ? .?'. '"l- 1 ?^- "'«•«! W, Scott, ^env' Rubin Tomlin, J C Mnrfi.s'r) ;j • • Billy Gene Johnson, A j SC m f'„, X\,*"" J ° h " H " W "' Blytheville; j. E . Wn dlcy, Arlington i ' BIyt " cvllle ' Heights, III.; Billy P.,tton Wallace. Pulton, Miss.; William Ear! Sammons. Albert Clddney Chapman, 'eks. Arkansas forecast: Considerable clouds with scattered showers or thundcrshowers this afternoon to- -•-""-'.• iia\l Sillvl IIIUIU was a strong possibility the united funds compalgn would be discontinued if thc goal was not reached j this year. . ' -- — ~ uuulululll^lb struck Allied positions near the valley in i^ri.V^l'h'.T.^r'SSTL? V™' <" »' CA *'s !:„_ i i _i_. . ^ . •"*"* nn, /ll- OillrP Of Aviniiftn C-ifnti. .-«.;,) H o .h£ ™ i h a ?n ' N ' J - ls "° nc Ph ' s; Bi " y Junlcr James," Bono- Hut wi-r? ? " g cmnciden "s Harold Thomas McPherson Para that v..,l ever happen in aviation gould; Jack Milton Buttery Tcrrc] history." lies h! >d driven bach both attacks and SHOWERS Wednesday; little Ft. Smith Residents Challenge Magazine's 'Sinful City' Label _ ,. ......^.^uuj < a illl! warmer this afternoon c- tonlzht J Missouri forecast: Mos'tly cloudy 1 " through Wednesday with scattered i U Said light showers over most state to- j commcrcla lizcd vice wa day; showers or thunderstorms to-i wiped cut" seven jean h ,,,r , W '- B «* 1 ™». "vie. church, law enforcement and health officials have challenged a magazine article that says Ft Em ,, fa one of SS cities in the nation that tolerates sin. office of Avintion Safety, said there Haute, Ind. Those were: that, while j s "all but! ago, "the «>«*•. Other comments included- Chief of Police Pink Shaw— -~""-*-"j, ^titij iiiui u L.CII.SI probably Is no way of explaining man! Helena' how three major crashes could Biythevllir have occurred in the same place B ' Hnevllle ' within less than 60 days. Hensley said Newark Airp"rt Is one nf the oldest and safest in the country. He said that In a quarter of a century there had been only one (p.i-!'ity on the ground there until the latter part of 1951 n non-scheduled " C-46 crashed " at Elizabeth Dec. 16, killing all 56 aboard. PenoJHes Levied northwest Wednesday; high today 55-65. Low tonight in 40s. Mir'mum this morning—39. Maximum yesterday—68. Sunset today—5:40. Sunrise tomorrow—3:38. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 am today—.10. Total precipitation since Jan. I— temperature fmldway bc- 8.54. tweon high and low)—53.5." Normal mean temperature for February—43.4. This Date Ijist year Minimum this morning—40. Maximum yesterday—54. Pft'lpUatlon Jami.iry 1 to dale •~-li8fl. Usin 6 " ncd ar ' d anoth Municipal charr.es of :&s released by thc! One sr^:^-« - -K-^.£ ^^^:iaSSJ ta ^™ .^^"ii-s-JJT^ --IF^---™- -Sriss 1 "^- tary camps-sucn ' V £^. j ^, ™* >\™^ «1 Wo» Negroes — Lcvi Fair. Tyronza- Lensy Dixon. Osccola; Curtis Chat- and Silas Coleman, Politics, Funds Bother Leaders Of Pact Group LISBON. Portugal API-Taking vital decisions r.t high speed too Atlantic military leaders 'still' had L^":. ',??" y *"." '«•" b <><=ic Problem.';—politics and money. , The financial hurdle came In raiUng to report ^^[S^'n^^^X^ White - Harold G. Byrd Mom ! ti0 "' S ,,. NATO lem P° r! ""y council Phis; Jamcs Ellis Ro^ Bald Knob; gJcl™ ••'-'-—• bj> "' S " Mutual R1llv F'rliucir^ xi,,_i- „ ' "j'-tur. • ,., -.u.-- : jjniu rvuuu, Billy Edward Nash, starkeville, Miss.; and Juan Jose Mtreles San Benito, Tex. Negroes - Nathan ^ a ,,,,, uvll , Sandhilmer. La. : Joe Jones, Blythcviltc: and Thomas Raymcndville. Tex. Sanchon. Miss Salib.-. said that her office Head w. Avereli " The report tells how much more H will cost individual NATO countries to bring their defense efforts "P to a necessary minimum r The politics came In consldera- «oi-, or thc tartly snarled m ballot at the GOP vent ion in July. Head Duck? In Washington, Sen. Aiken <R- VII s.lid of Gen. Eisenhower"Unless he starts fighting, he's a dend duck. He Is going to have to come home and campaign If he wants the nomination. If he doesn't he will be leaving a lot of his promoters out on a very long limb." " Lincoln D.iy speeches were scheduled today by Taft at Seattle, on his Northwest tour, and by two other OOP aspirants. Harold Stas<en and Gov. Earl Warren of California. Stasscn, former governor of Minnesota, talks at Salt Lake city Warren addresses a dinner gathering in Boston, Thc Democratic, race also was moving along. The'only announced entrant, sen. Kerauver of Tcnn-s- see. made two appearances yest"r- dny I;, Now York and reycats today In nh i *»o«Tft Our country needs good airbase« and the city of BlythevllI* hu one of the finest lo be found anywhere. The nation's air arm is being expanded to defend our institutions against the ruthless aggressor and I will zealously continue the fight to the end that the fine Installation at Blytheville be reactivated," Mr. Oathings had no information ns the present status of a proposal to reactivate the base here. It is In the hands or the Air Force he said, and "everything seems to be moving along according to Hoyle." Sftn Submission to Congreu "I feel it will be submitted to Congress for approval," he said. Chamber of Commerce and City officials had about completed a course of action designed to get Air Force approval of reactivation on the base here when opposition in the form of petitions "dissenting and disapproving" of reactivation became known late ta January. The opposition stirred up a "hornets nest" of supporters who replied to the petitions with a record number of letters to the editor calls''" " P*"' 10 " 5 ' and t*'<-Ph<me The controversy faded In about a week, with opposition petitions getting about 200 signatures and unofficial counter-petitions getting-almost 400 signatures. An Air Force party had been hers and made an investigation of the base and the amount of community cooperation which could be expected, however, and City Council approved a resolution stating 15 fields in" which Blythevllle would cooperate with Air Force in reactivating the base here. f If the Air Force decides,-In favor of the Blythevllle oas«,.lttwlH him}* on,Congressional appropriatidns'-Sa' to whether the field'is' ''reactivate* or not, it .was understood'by chamber of Commerce officials. Tn . To Emulate Truman New York, Kerauver told , a television audience he is "running on my own." He said, however, that he hoped generally to extend the philosophies of Presidents Franklin 2 Scouts Win Eagle Rank Caruthersville Boys Receive Top Award CARUTHERSVTUaE — Eagle ^"i'. 1 1 B " dBCS wcrc Presented last night 1 0 Claude Gallian. son of Mrs Corona Gallian, and Homer Dale Bracey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Bracey. The badges. Scoutlng's -highest earned ran*; wcre prese nted in a traditional ceremony conducted bv members of Pacaha Clan of the Golden aim, camping nnd leadership fraternity of ibc Boy Scents Oallian and Bracey are members oi rioop 92 of Camthersville Brac;y also received the first annual Outstanding Scout award for his troop nnd George Brown. Institutional rcpnacntstive from the American L-glon. sponsoring or- gnniziition, received thc Outstanding SMiitcr av.-ard from Troop 92 Lee Bennett Jones received the ^"^"^l^™ 1 ,™"^ to Tr»P b. Roosevelt and Truman. 03 and"H»?i "i." u ~ «»»'« ior-iroop Earlier, on a loca, TV sho,- ,n ^Troo'p"^^'"' £?relof New York he contended that to I vmed as the Qu™»n'X s-outer ^ say a Southerner can't be elected i Troop n; S to-outer of President "Is to deny that a Southerner is a full-fledged American."" Taft addressed a OOP luncheon yesterday in Spokane, Wash saying Republicans must have a presidential candidate who would enthuse party workers by "Presenting compromise candidate at the GOP National Convention. "Sly chances are steadily improving," he said. "No one has a elnch." MI ^ f ? urt ° r Honor ' held in the High School Gymnasium, followed the opening day of the Pcmisrot County s annual Boy Scout Finance Campaign. .«1233.70 n- 2s raided by volimt-er subJc-iption j-esterday No goal is set in tho rampa'-ns. To Be c . Eisenh <> w er Emuloting Lincoln? ' Wrong Hill l s Named In yesterday's issue of the Courier News it was reported that vir- 811 Hill forfeited a S120 bond on a charge of driving while under the Influence of liquor. This was not Virgil t. mil who resides at 2014 West Ash, his wife said this morn- Ing. Mr. .: . , • -" <"> ^i.. onuin, which is near Camp Chaffee— "racketeers have broken down or bought up the local machinery for vice suppression." Ft. Smith was the only Arkansas c.ty mentioned In the Look survey. Typical of reaction to the article here was that of Earl Farnsworth, principal of Ft. Smith High School, who said: ' T . . — — i> " we nave loU of churches in Ft. Smith and they all seem to be getting along line. Dr. J. E. Johnson. Sebastian County health unlt^-"We have less veneral disease now than at anv time during the M years I have beet! with the health department" Col Hoary A. MurchEon, comman- rter of the Camp ChafTce Pest Hos- I tlviic that »i-v I--, f i,, , , n CharTce p c st Hos- .ion««« io" £ i 1 ^"; i ;>r I-^L /":. ":-= •«,«»™'. , venation Mul d prove n.'^ ^ ^^^^^ ^'for^ed Hazel Harmon Ellis forfeited a $120.25 bond when she fail-t" to appear in court lo answer the charge. Spencer Moore was fined »ioo and costs and sentenced to a day in jail on a simitar charge In yesterday's Issue of the Courier News It was erroneously rcport- tftr, ,V, :C "" J?e for ' elt « <l a bond •" S120 on the nharge. In other action Ihls morning a charge of driving while under tlic W,"^ °' liquor a « a!l " t Leon Wl-rrlcr was rrd-.wd lo poccdlnt » $30.15 cash bond. Abe Won Witkout Making Speeck SPRIN'OFr>;T.f). Ill <'APi *tK>-*_ K:.*„..:... ..,1 , . >:LD. ill fAp.-Abra- hani Lincoln proved ntarly a century ago lhat » man could win the presidency without making campaign speeches. An Illinois historian says the man who was to become the great emancipator refused to speak en the day's twucs because he was afraid his words would be twisted. Those who priwixl him were referred to his previous speeches and lrltri.<. IJr. Harry E. Prill Illinois ktali historian, said In an Interview today Lincoln was unbudging In his resolve lo "keep his mouth shut" during the I860 campaign Pratt ^quoted letters attesting. * Pratt said Lincoln even refused to address a political rally in Springfield which was preceded b;> a procession past his home He attended, but kept his silence, t'riitl related one effort of James Gordon Benncitt, New V-.rk FI<t?M publisher, to sting Lmcoiu to speech. Brnnett »•»« attempting to smoke Lincoln out and provoke him to atiscr so he would reply. He accused Lincoln of attending a 'Know Nahing' lodge meeting In Qulncy. 111.," p ra tl said. Lincoln then wrote lo Abraham Jonas, a Quincy attorney, and asked for affidavits from Quincy leMdenls to settle the matter. But Lincoln raiitloncd: "It must not luihllcly appear that ] am pjjing »ni' atlenlion lo the charge."" WASHINGTON ,f, _ selective service is going to draft 335 dentists for the armed Ecrv:-2s rnless he men accept commissions prior to thrir Induction, sc' lor April If they accept Ccn>missio«'-and S-lective Service snys they mav until thc time of Induc'.ion—they will ?et S100 a month e.xtra pay If they don't they will be inducted as buck '.Tivates but will be eligible for officers' commissions at regular pay after Induction. The Defense Department is'j-ud thc call for induction of dentists yesterday because the number volunteering (or commissions i^ expected to fall short of needs. When love is blind. mo, r , Qqe ,- $ uiuolly on eye-opener

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