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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 3, 1952
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOBM VOL. XLV11I—NO. 138 BLYTHEVIU.E, ARKANSAS, WKDNESDAY, SEl'TKMHKR S, 1952 FOURTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES F1YB CBWW I ' Tropic Storm Grounds UN ^Warplanes Infantrymen Are Lashed on Korean Front SEOUL, Korea (AP) — A tropical atorm grounded U.N \varplanes today and lashec infantrymen on the Korear baUlcfronl with up to 3 1 /* inches of rain. U. S. Fifth Mr Force hcadquar ters reported only weather recon naissance planes took off. Allied fighter-bombers bombed en airfield yesterday near Simmju which the Fifth Air Force said the Communists were rebuilding. Th Einanju field lies about 155 mile north of the Western Front am would givo Red jet pilots a basi within range of the front, Pilots reported 70 direct boml hits on tlie runway. They did no 4J£ee any Red planes, the Air Fore Storm Batters Semil The storm battered Seoul durin the night as it moved nor thwart An Army weather officer said win gusts reached a velocity of aboi 69 miles nn hour. A U. S. Eighth Army staff office said Communist probes and patro have increased across the iron the past two days. He said th Heds probed 13 times across th Iront at Bunker Hill, Old Bald Hill, the Pukhan River, Heartbrea Hidge and the Punchbowl. . None of the Red probes deve oped into more than brief ski mishes. In the biggest, Allie troops at nn advance position nea the Pukhnn River last night drov off about 100 Chinese in an hour. -:The Eighth Army reported it i: flicted 10,052 casualties on th Communists in August, about 1,000: more than in July. The total includes 5.028 killed, 4,974 wounded and 50 captured. Marines Inflict Casualties U. E. Marines inflicted nearly 4,000 of the casualties In winning Bunker and Siberia Hills last rpaonth, the staff officer said. In Tokyo, the Air Force announced that 23 of thetltpComrru*: nist targets made publlpV'fljrl^lii August Had .been hi£l7^B*{£5"|£ month. A spokesman 'enhpriaslz^oT that "since then the list has changed considerably—with names of places added and subtracted." Civlians in (he 78 Communist sreas were warned by leaflets, radio or both to flee from possible bombings of Red military targets: "Spot warnings are given when they will not unduly jeopardize air crews," the spokesman Paid. "However, we don't hope to get a warn- Ike Due to Arrive in Little Rock Fresh from Big Dixie Reception STEVENSON APPLAUDED BY LAI1OII LEADERS—Gov. Adlal Stevenson raises his right arm in acknowledgement of applause as he appeared on Detroit's City Hall steps to give a Labor Day ad- diess. To the right of Stevenson In foreground (left to right) are Sen. Blair Moody, Gov. O. Men- nen Williams of Michigan, Mayor Albert Cobo of Detroit, Frank X. Martel, president of Detroit and Wayne County Federation of Labor (AFL) and Walter Rent her, president of United Auto Workers (CIO). ,vi* Wircpholo) Protesting Cities Win Phone Rate Hearing Delay PSC Grants City Attorneys 8 Days To Prepare Cases LITTLE ROCK (W— City attorneys for nine Arkansas cities yesterday won eight days in which to prepare (heir protest against Southwestern Bell Telephone Company's request for another rale increase. (Included among ihc city attorneys were Percy A. Wright of BlylhevilEe and Mitchell Moore of Osceola. Mr. Moore is a member, ol the steering committee formed to lead the rute increase protest, Also Attending the preliminary hearing was Jim Hyatt, Osceola Attorney.') The Arkansas Public Service Commission, at a preliminary hearing on Bell's plea for a $2.3 million rate boost, ordered the delay on th quest of the attorneys. An all-out legal campaign t block the proposed hike was indi cated by the city attorneys in their statements to the PSC. The attorneys fought the company In 1950, Stevenson 'Ignores' Attack on His Record SPRINGFIELD, 111. I/P) — Gov. Adlai Stevenson, drafting a major speech on farm policy, made no immediate reply today to a direct attack on his record in office in Illinois, and there were no indications that he planned an answer. His strategy, a campaign lieutenant said, will he to ignore Republt can' accusations and concentrate 011 a series of "foundation speeches" t< set forth his views on what he considers the major issue. Stevenson's assistants had ing to every man, child in Korea." woman and Inside Today's . Courier News . . . Osreola Nows . . . Starr Gailng . . . Page 5, . . . Arkansas News Briefs . . . Page S. . , . Wilson News . . . Pa&e 7. . . , Luxera News , , . Tage 11. . » . Sports . . . I'age 10. . . . Markets . . . Page 14. . , . Highway additions not .sound practice . . . editorials . . . Page 8. Cotton Firm Fmo/oye Held for the protestants, told the PSC he wants to know how much money Bell spent in preparing its case for higher rates. In the tost case, opponents of the increase protested the inclusion of such expenses in Bell's operating costs. Bell claims that it must have another rate boost to net a fair return onvits Arkansas investment. In iis request for the boost, the company cited wages. rising costs, particularly Catholic School Registration Tomorrow ^ Students at the Immaculate Conception Grade School will register tomorrow and Friday from 8:30 a.m. until noou, it was announced today. Class work will get- underway Monday in the Catholic - church's new grade school building located west of the Church ol the Immaculate Conception. The school is under the direction Citizens for Ike Officers Picked James Hill to Head Missco Organization Appointments of officers of a Mississippi County Citizens for Eisenhower 'committee were announced today by officials of the state orgnni'/ation. James Hill. Jr.. of Blytheville. retired president of Arkansas-Missouri Power Co.. was appointed chairman of the county group and R. W. Gildrich of Osceola was named vice chniwnan. The appoint in elite wprc nn- Long Wins In Louisiana 'Comeback 1 comment on a speech last nigl by Sen. Everett M. Dirksen of III nois before the Federation of 111 nois Women's Republican Club.. The Republican senator, speakEn within a stone's throw of the gov-i ernor's office in Springfield, asserted: "Illinois leads all the states hi the union for the gambling racket.. When it conies to cleaning up corruption, I'm not very much impressed by Stevenson's record." ' It was the most concerted attack to he leveled at Stevenson since he became the. Democratic candidate for the presidency. A member of his staff said, "I doubt if he even knows what Dirksen said, let alone making- sny plans to reply." Instead of answering Republican attacks, Stevenson will concentrate jgelting the country acquainted ';.his views," one of his aides „.___._. ..._„.„..„ _. c ,_.,- T .. = ... F _, tail morning that a 21-year-old jBlythe- ville cotton firm cm ploy R hns beexi arrested in Indianapolis, Ind., on a Mississippi County warrant- charging him t wilh, forgery and uttering. Sheriff. William Berryrrmn said that he b?R dispatched officers lo Indianapolis to return Allan -Sncll, an employe of the Applebaum Cotton Company, to Mississippi County to face charges. The sheriff said Sncll Is to be charged with forging and cashing a number of cheeks against the cotton firm's account Inst weekend. Sheriff Bcrryman said that so far, five checks cashed by Sncll have been reported by BIytheville business firms, ** All the checks, the sheriff said, were made out oti Applebaum Cotton Company blank checks and all \vere made out for $49. The name of Louis Applebaum, owner of the firm, was forged to each of the five checks, he said. The cotton firm told the sheriff that 13 blank checks were missing from its supply. of Little Rock, chairnvm of the Arkansas Citizens for Eisenhower comtntitce. of Benedictine "sisters of Jone.sboro | ?° mT1 ^. < L t °J tiy , by Hoberl B - Roach and the tcaclvm? stalf included Sister M. Cabrini, Sister M. Gcb- hanla, Si.-ter M. Julia, directorc.^s, and Sister Mary Lconarda. head of 22 Hurt in Train Mjshaa the music department. r CHICAGO UP) — Twenty-two person. 1 ? were injured, none seriously, in a collision last niiiht ol two elevated trains operating at ground level in suburban Cicero, Weather Arkansas forecast: Generally fair, B little wanner tonight nnd Thursday and in wwt and north portions Bandits Raid Town MANILA t./T\ — Bandits wearing Army uniforms last nipht raided Cavite, a mountain town 25 miles south of Manila, and killed the mayor, police chief and two policemen. 4 Die in Torpedo B*ast TOKYO lfP> — Four persons were killed and six injured tortay In the explosion of a World War II Japanese Navy torpedo at a Kure dockyard. Four others are missing. Kyodo News Agency said the torpedo hlcw up when a workman be- can to cut it up Tor scrap. £a,io£~The defense of the Demaerat.- fc Sffliiinistration will be left mainly to President Truman, for the time being at least, his headquarters indicated. The governor already has pre sented his views, in New York, on civil rights, and In Detroit he cnme out ngiiinst the Taft-Hartley Act, advocating a broad new labor law to replace it, The farm policy speech comes next, his campaign leaders said. He is expected to deliver it Saturday at the National Plowing Contest in Knsson, Minn, Prom there, his route will take him through Wyoming and Montana to the Pacific Coast. In a series of speeches in the West he plans to expand further the program to be presented at Kasson. A group of officers of the Committee for Agricultural Progress were in Springfield today for conferences with the governor on the agriculture policy speech. Among them was John S. Watson. Petatuma, v Calif., agricultural consultant to the Democratic Platform Committee. Watson is state chairman of the Committee for Agricultural Progress. The others were Alfred R. Barnes of Huron, S. D., and Ben Stong and Robert E. Allen of Chicago. Stevenson's office declined lo specify exactly what he will say when he outlines his views on agriculture. He has repeatedly- Eta. however, his support of the Democratic party platform, and at the Illinois State Fair last month, he said til at- the farm plank is "not socialized agriculture." NEW ORLEANS (tf'j — Dr. George S. Lone was elected U. S. representative f r oin Louisiana's Eighth ConKres-sionii] District today to become the fourth nicinboi 1 of the Long dynasto to sit in Congress. His opponent, Mayor Cnrl Close of Alexandria, conceded defeat curly loday ns he trailed by G.518 votes wilh Long building up an increasing lead as late votes were counted. Long's election in the Demo- cratis runoff primary sets a record. Never before have four members of nn immediate family served In Congress. The 68-year-old dentist, lawyer,* and patent medicine manufacturer, said he had no doubt about Ihe outcome of yesterday's 8th Congressional District race with Mayor Cnrl B, Close of Alexandria, Dr. Long said he considered his victory over the 45-i'car-old mayor "as representing a comeback of the Longs in Louisiana." Returns from 202 of the district's 346 precincts gave Long 21,975 votes and Close 15,427. The uncounted rural areas were considered Long strongholds by political observers. Brother Eiwl Long could not succeed himself as governor this year, and his hatidpicked successor, Carlos Spaht of Baton Rouge, was overwhelmingly defeated by Robert Kennon. The former governor campaigned for his brother this time, although twice before he hnd worked against him in congressional races. Nephew Russell Long Is Louisiana's junior senator. Russell is the son ot the late Huey P. Long, who was slain 17 years ago next Monday in the State Capitol at, Baton Rouge. Huey's widow, Mrs. Rose Long. \vn.s t appointed to fill his term In the U. S. Senate. Democratic nomination is equivalent to election in Louisiana. Rep, A. Leonard Allen, fil, who twice defeated Dr. Long in congressional races, did not seek reelection. Allen decided to retire after 16 years In Congress. In the state's other congressional race, T. A. Thompson, 36. a former state budget officer, led John W. Clark, Eunice lumberman. - Dr. Long, a native of Winfield In North Laiiismnn, moved to Tulsa. Okla., shortly after finishing dcntnl school. He practiced there- for almost, 25 years before returning to Louisiana. He served in the Oklahoma Legislature from 1920 to 1922 but did not seek re-election. He was idmitted to the practice of law while in Oklahoma. On national affsirs, Dr. Long said he thought Gov. Adlnl Stevenson of Illinois. Democratic presidential nominee, "will make a fine president." He said he didn't favor U. S. intervention in Korea, adding he doesn't believe Ihe "President ou£lU to declare war . . . and I'm going to try and take us out of Korea." Young Newsman Upsets Mlarran Group in Nevada Tom Mcchling Leads Hand-PickedCandidate In Democratic Vote Hy Kl> OI.SEN RENO W—In n stunning David and Goliath drnma, an unknown young newspaperman toriny pvillcd (he jxillticn] upset of Nevada history. His opponent conceded defeat. With about 98 per cent of yes- (erclay's primary election vote counted, lanky Tom Mcchling, 31, was lending Son. Pat McCarrnu's hand picked candidate for Ihe Democratic senatorial nomination by 609 votes—with only about 500 more to be counted. . . . Sen. McCarran , . , candidate upset [n David Goliath drama . . . his and won re-nomination. Mechlin? Es a soft-spoken, boy.„ , ,,. ...,,,. , , lsn looking former newsman, who An unofficial tabulation enriy to- untn scven montlls a fc d „ ? ay is B rSi' e r ^ ^•!?'' n V 0 M e " Washington, D. C., with Klpllngcr to 15,078 for A an Bible. 42 Ne- Ncws icller and the San Francisco vadas widely liked former altor- Chronicle's capital bureau. ney general. . B|b , e hfts , on}; bcen |ookcd 1|pol| The Democratic nominee will try ns a lawyer with n brilliant pollt- in November to oust Republican leal future in Nevada, He was con- Sen. George Malone, who easily See NKVEDA on Page H Truman Anxious for Next Whistle Stop' of Nation By ERNKST B. VACCARO WASHINGTON , (/P) — President Trumnn looked forward eagerly today to his next "whlslle stop" tour after his first strenuous, nine- speech, two-day stumping trip for Adlai Stevenson, whom he called a "wonderful candidate." So enthusiastic was the President policy should be kept out of over his reception ut rear platform talks in West Virginia yesler- day that he assured crowds he fs already think'"^ ^r ^ampnjgr.t^s for the Democrats again in 195fj v[ . Truman's scheduled dedication'of thfi Hungry Horse Dam In Western Montana Oct. 1 likely will turn Into another, longer "give 'em hell" tour of the Interior by trnin. And he is ready lo keep his special train running after that right up unlil election time. Committee to P:iy It's up to the Democratic National Committee to pick vjp the checi:, as it did on Hit; Labor Day trip to Milwaukee, from which the President WARMER this afternoon. Missouri forecast: Generally fai Lewis May Indicate What Pay, Job Benefits Coal Union Wants and warmer tonight and Thursday; low tonicht In the 505; hii?h Thursday In the 80s. Minimum this mornlne—51. Maximum yesterday—73. Sunset today—<3:25. Sunrise tomorrow—5:34. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m. —none. Total precipitation since January 1—39.20. Mean temperature fmtdU'ay between hish anri lowi—(M.S. Normal mean temperature September—74.2 Thi" Half T.ast Vcar Minimum 'his morning —66. Maximum yesterday—96. Precloi'Mion January 1 to this dale—30.95. Hy WILLIAM O. VARN WASHINGTON Wl — John L. Lewis may give some indlcalion today of what new work or pay benefits he wants for his 75,000 hard coal miners. Representatives of Leu-is* . | ted Mine Workers and of th Unl- anthracite industry resume lalks this afternoon on a new contract to replace one expiring Sept. 30. Unless a new agreement Is reached by the end of this monlh Lewis may call a strike of his hard coal diggers, as well as 400,000 soft coal miners. what he wants in the new anthracite and bituminous agreements There have been reports that he plan? to ask the operators for a shorter work \vcek in order lo spread work in the coal fields more evenly among the miners. Lack of jobs recently has cut the average miner's work week to less than four days. There also have been reports that he plans to ask a boost in the royalty of 30 cents per ton of coal that his union collects for its Body of Negro Man Found in Drainage Ditch The body of a Negro man was recovered from a drainage ditch at the Hightower community lal< yesterday, approximately 12 hour; after he had been r c p o r t c < drowned. The man was Identified a George Toombs, 62, who lives 01 (he Scacravcs farm In the Higli (o\vcr community. A search for the man, who ha been in ill health for some time, began yesterday morning when his hat anri glasses were found on a bridge spanning (he ditch a short) time after he bad been discovered missing from his home. j Searchers dragged the ditch for j political campaign. Truman issue. the GOP to make It an Caudle Proves 'Interesting 1 More Work Seen For House Group WASHINGTON M1 — T. Lama Crcudle proved to bo such an intc esting witness at a closcd-doo President returned last night out- nrali ">.' yeslerday that a House in w.-mily confident Unit the cost was i vesicating committee chalrma paid rcm:ir ' t ed after II was over th his group "has a lot more wor than wo thought we had." General Is First To Stump South Since Willkie Women Hear Appeal 'To Help Correct Things Wrong with U*' LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Re- ublicnii Dwigh t D. Eiscn- owcr, fresh from thunderous eccpLions in the Deep South, •as to hit the capitol of this Jemoeratie state this after- oon. Republican Wendell Willkie spoka l Texas, planned a brief speech t MncArtliur Park In Little Rock. Gen. Eisenhower, first prcslden- lal candidate of a major party 0 slump Ihe South since 1940 when Republican Wendell Willkie spoke 1 Texas, spoke briefly at UUla Rock's MacArthur Park. Earlier today,'Elsenhower spoko Birmingham, Ala., in his air- >urne stump tour of Dixie. Yes- rdny and last ntght, he received ousinjf welcomes in Atlanta, Ga., nd Florida. The general was to have only s ivo-hour stopover In Little Eock. His arrival by plane was scheduled t 3 p.m.; his departure for the at. 5. It was Eisenhower's second visit o Lltlle Hock, -his first as a lolitlcnl candidate. And he was on- y the third presUlenlial candidate o actively camapgln In Arkansas, rn 1948, Progressive Henry Wallace spoke in Ihe state, and Socialist Norman Thomas has appeared :re. In his first visit to Little Rock in 1947,i Eisenhower spoke as the guest of the city's veteran organizations. At that time, he said he wasn't a candidate [or any public office. OOP Gubernatorial Candidate •Jeff Speck, , an early Eisenhower supporter, was selected to Introduce ''thygeneral for' his off-ther . cull remarks here. A delegation of leading Republicans and other supporters, headed by Verne Tindall of Stuttgart, Eisenhower's Arkansas campaign manager, was if, meet the general at tlM •irport. worthwhile. The committee his transport a lion costs, including 30 first-class tickets for his bulletproof private car and 30 minutes of radio network lime. Tr Linian opened up on Gen. "We've not ahead ot us. '»-Ky> after torrillc Scptcmbi added Rep. Che listening to Gaud . ............ ,,„,.„ ,.,, U1 , „,.,. Diviglit D. Eisenhower. Hie Repub- tor morc lh<1 " livc . hours._Thcn he lican presidential nominee. At Milwaukee he called him the "lonely, captive candidate" of GOP "special interests." And at Parkersburg, W. Va., yesterday he called him a "spokesman for selfish politicians'* willing to risk atomic war with Russia by loose talk about liberating: the enslaved peoples of Eastern Europe. "Onllcs Ki;ks War" Truman spin one <jf Eisenhower's "masterminds" aides said he cferred to John Foster Dulles— 'is perfectly willing to have the Republican party and the Republican candidate say things that increase the risk of war, .simply in order to get votes." 1 The President called this "cruel, gutter politics." Dulles, nskcd to comment by a reporter in New York, said: "Last week in a debate with me, Mr. Avcrell HarrLinan, speaking for the Democratic party, said that our Republican program of liberation had been 'cribbed' from Demo cratic policies. Now President Truman says that liberation is gutter politics/ I wonder whether they got their wires crossed." Truman, referring to Republican talk of rolling (he Iron Curtain back to the Soviet border, said, "Surely the Republican candidate must know the Kremlin walls will : not. come turn til Ing down from a few blasts on a campaign trumpet." While he said he thought foreign expressed doubt his judiciary subcommittee, which hns been investigating the Justice Department, will be able to finish its work by Oct. I as planned. Caudle, who was the government's chief tax prosecutor until President Truman fired him from his job as assistant attorney general Inst November, provided some information that WHS brand new to them, Chelf said. The chairman said the <Use\is- sion covered "a lot of cases and a lot of things.'* Rcf>. Keating (R-NY), ranking minority member of the committee, told reporters that some of Caudle's information "related to previous attorneys general," but he didn't elaborate. TO PRACTICE 1IKIIK— Dr. W. W. Workman announced today the opening of an office in Room of the Ingram Building here. health .M welfare fund. The »n-, i^all^urs before »? i- hc i ""lil? ^ S !"^™-^ thracite and bltumino The UMW chief notified the in- have separate funds. dustry more than a month ago that he would end the existing contracts within 30 days. He nlso moved to clear the way legally f or jfor a strike by notifying the Fed- 'erel Mediation end Conciliation Ecrvire that the contracts may expire. This was (o comply with provisions of tlie Taft-Hartley Act. Thus far Hie union chief has given no indication publicly as to' such matters^ The UMW representatives already have had some preliminary talks with anthracite operator. 1 ! In New York Cily and Wilkcs-Barre. Pa. Both sides said the Initial anthracite talks had to Oo wilh toc- nical prohlems includinp productivity, mine safety, mechanization 111' workers hod - v - Thc bocl >' is at C»&ton Fuus \vorKers ncra) Homc h( , re Shcrtfl William Berr;~man said thjs morning that the Negro's death is being investigated. One Dies in Oil Blast PHILADELPHIA W) — One man wiis killed and 18 others injured, four of lhan seriously, when a I,- 000-ga!!on vat of tjoiliiiK oil of the industry^ seniority and olher l ploded yesterday at the Sloane- j Blabon Linoleum Corp. plant. ] man came hore from Edward W Spnrro-A- Hospital in Lansing, Mich. He attended College of rhfi Ozarks, Arkansas A. and M. Col- k'KC and received his medical de- Krcc from the University of Arkansas School of Medicine. A veteran of World War II, Dr. Workman served throe years In the Navy In the Pnclfic Theater and was released to inrujivc duly wilh the rank of lieutenant. Dr. and Mrs. Workman have onr* child and reside on Adams Street. Tampa .. . TAMPA, Fla. f.fl — Dwight D. Eisenhower appealed to the women of America today to throw themselves into the presidential campaign "lo correct the things tliat nre wrong with us." The GOP presidential nominee's .ippenl to (lie women voters was ma tic he Fore a cheering crowd estimated nt 9.000 gathered at the Tampa ball park. Tnmpa followed the lead of At- latita, Jacksonville and Miami in giving Eisenhower a rousing welcome on his sweep across Dixio that has been booming in such spectacular fashion. "I am anxious to draw the spirit of women into the campaign I am trying to wage," Eisenhower said after he had been introduced by GOP National Committee woman Mrs. Helen Ltob. Stamiim; under n broiling' sun on a bunLing-draped platform at home plate, Eisenhower declared "We must recall the spiritual and moral values of our forefathers" in government. He .said he referred to the situation in Washington as a *'mcss" because "that's what (he opposition calls it." "There is a difference between the two parties," Eisenhower said. "One U saddled with a mess. The other wants to clean it up." Then be paid tribute to the civil service workers and said they 2nd Hurricane Lashes Atlantic MIAMI. Fla. Ml—The second hurricane of the season lashed the Atlantic early today about 125 j :inist "na"S their heads In shame" miles due cast of Nassau in the Bahamas. The storm's vicious winds, csti-i mated at 115 miles an hour, were" expected lo increase their speed during the day. when they realize "that justice has been outraged in their agencies." Turning to Webster's definition Sc « TAMPA GIVKS on Page U Temperature Last west-northwesterly course or In its i Week? Exactly Normal forward movement miles an hour. of about 12 Dyess Faced with Rebuilding Fire-Swept School Building DYESS—The little town of Dyess i cililfes and volunteer firemen from uns faced to<toy with the problem [ nearby Lcpanto were called, to the of having to rebuild a portion of its schol plant aflcr fire, believed can Red by 1 igh t ni ns. destroyed a building lionMnp the school's fRri- cuiUtrai and vocational departments Monday niaht. The bullrilTiK anri Us ronlcnts hnve been vnlncd by .school officials at $35.000. Tt was partially covered by iM^uriincf*. The fire orcmrrd during a rainstorm which struck thi.s community Monday night. is without fire fighting fa- scene but arrived too late, Ligtitning also knocked out one of the telephone lines from Dyess to Lcpanto, prohibiting Dyess residents from .summoning the Lcpanto firemen. Two boys "drove the rix mitts between the two towns to give (lie nlarnu Oril L. Bocker, Lepanto volunteer fire chief. ,sakl a large hole was discovered in one wall of the building Indicating that the build- Ing po.ssibly was struck by lightning. LITTLE ROCK f.-V) — The U. S, Weaflirr Bureau said today that Arkansas' average temperature last work \vn~s exactly normal— 79 decrees. L/TTLE L/Z If o fellow has the jack in his pocket today, he must hove on ac* up his sleeve. CKH

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