The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 13, 1949 · Page 10
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PACK TEN BIATHEVTLLE (ARK.V COURFER NEWS U.S., Bulgarian Relations Taut U.S. Says Minister In Sofia Subjected t To Many Indignities By Tlie Associated 1'ress 'Diplomatic relations lieiwom the United States and Communist-led Bulgaria were near the snapping point today. In Washington, Undersecretary of State Jnmes E Webb ypstmlay called In Dr. Peter Voutov, top Bulgarian representative, for a stiff warning. 'Hie United States charged its minister hi Sofia lias ben subjected U> R .series of Indignities. Articles In the Bulgarian press said (he U.S. State l}epnr(mt>nt and Minister Donald R. Heath deliberately Hed in denying the minister had ever seen Triaclio Ko.stov. former vice premier, who Is (.lie central figure In the current purge trial. Kcxstov, with 10 co-tif-femlants. is charged with plotting to make Bulgarian subservient Lo Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia, arch-iwmy of the. Soviet Union. The charges against the 11 said the plot wu.= motivated • and enconrnceri by Kriiish anrt American intelligence. A newspaper firncle .sic tied by the Political Dt']>:utiMi>nt of the Bulgarian Foreign Office recently accused the u. S government of engaging in .spying and snhservice activity through official representatives. At KosEoT's trial today, Defense Lawyer Luben Duktnedjicv had virtually nothing to say in defense of his client. "My task as defen.se lawyer for Traicho Kovtov is quite difficult." he said. He praised Bulgarian authorities, who. he said "broke the hands of the traitors." The defen.se lawyer said there was a gup on the bench where the 11 alleged spies and .saboteurs sat. He salt! among the missing were Tito and his interior minister. Alexander Rankovic. Dukmedjfev told the court It. 1 verdict would not. only be against the 11 defendants but against Tito- ists and Anglo-America us. SOYBEAN Continued from Page 1 es. cameras and precision instruments that are available In Germany cheaper than in the U. S. He said he saw in Germany many things indicative of what tlie u. S. niay be lacing in a year or two. Soybeans, Mr. Strayer said, mean dollars and cents to Blytheville and Mississippi County businessmen he- cause they are a cash crop. Production of soybeans also means -chance to diversify crops and scatter the farm work loan throughout the season, he said. Mr. Strayer also was the principn speaker at the First Annual Soybean Yield Contest banquet two years ago. Hartseli Banks of Wardell, Mo., who spoke at last year's banquet, was present last night. I.amls Jaycees for Project Mr. Strayer praised the Junior Chamber of Commerce lor sponsoring the yield conlesU to promote the production ol soybeans. He was Introduced by Roland Bislmp, pres- Jdcnt of the Jaycecs, Mr. Bishop pointed out that Mr. Strayer was the founder . of the U. S. Junior Chamber of Commerce Agricultural Committee. Many members of the Mississippi County Soybean Planning Committee also attended last night. The jield contests were originated by the committee, -who asked the Juy- cees to sponsor the events. Prior to .Mr. Straycr's talk, Mr. Chandler reviewed the history and objectives of the yield contests and also presented an explanation of f the farm market quota election sche- t dllled for Thursday. Serving with Mr. Chandler the Jaycee yield contest committee! were Johnson Blackwell. James Rog- ' Five Pupils Win Cash Awards in Poster Contest Four elementary school students and one Junior High student will pi'psentud cash pri/es for entries inbmiHed iu the Mississippi Connly Tuberculosis Association's poster contest, being condiuled in connection with a Christmas Seal sole rirve. Harry Lnm was winner of the $2.50 prize for the best entry in the Junior High division; Glenn I,add, filth grade student, $1 for Iho best entry from Lani;e: Hoger Sudbury, sixth gi adc Mi:dent, SI for the best entry from Cennul; Claudia Crowe, fourth grade .student, $1 for be.<.t entry from Snd- bury; and Jofinne Haynie. sixlh tie student, $1 for best entry from Yarbro. The winning poolers. Judged by Mrs. Monroe Craln, Mrs. W, E>. Moxley, and Mrs. C. A. Taut, will be plated In the J. C. Penney Siorc window for display. Mrs. Alex Shelby was chairman ol the contest. In whkh there were about 3D entries. 'Hoover' Commission for Arkansas Planned LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dcr. !3. OVi —Governor AI-'Mntb <::iid (odn v hr will appoint a "Homer" com mission lo miike a study r>f Ajkansas .state government. Ik- sRtd tlie ^nnip will be iiiuncd shortly afler Jan. 1. Tt will be asked to mnkc rcrnm- mend^tions for con.sohdatlon of ngenoies. possible rpdiiction in per- sonnol, and "general strramtilting of the state government," McM:Uh said. The governor told newsmen th^T he expected definite reMitus Crom the survey and tbat tlie group's recommend a tltms will be put. in!o proposed k'Bislatiot] fur tho 1951 Genera! Assembly. ers, Ben Henderson. William H. Wyiitt and Bob Lee Smith. Mr. 5mith al.so ,-,er\ r cd as tonsttnatter at laM night's banquet, which was served uy meJnUers of the Jayeeeltps. Holt Gets Campaign Headquarters But Is Silent on His Plans LITTLK HOCK. UfO. l-V-'/l'/— An iUe for governor jiai|>uinn head- tun for public has lined up (liKtrter.s sh'julti office next MIJUUUT. Kontier Aumuey General Jack Holt, who iiiii.-iicd M'torul in the 1*J4« gttbcriiitliorial ramjmigii. an- nouiUM.-d yejs:crdny iie had taken an option on i In* eiiiiio M-COJHJ floor of tlie new capitol hotel here for Severn! momii.s ID UWJ. llowevcr, lie accliurtl to say he had any pnlitiail plajis. The hotrl 'A;IS tlu- liCiidquarters for Governor McMnih who won o\ p <']- fiolt in lust yiMt'> eleciion, Negro Children To Attend Clinic Here Tomorrow Koyro children, umier two years of ;i«o will be exiimmrcJ tomorrow afternoon at a Will Child Conference at Ihf NuLih Mississippi County Ili'alth Unit. The clinics -tro sponsored !>y tin: Blyihevillp Council of Church Women mid will be concluded tomorrow by v.'fJti":rit from the First Chj'JHhm Chun-b. \Vhiit- c-hiUifon tiro once ;i nioiiiJ) jutd one rlii comU:<;li-d lur N'r^ru children. Town Searches For Girl Scour, Missing 2 Days KEI.SO. Wash.. Dec. 13. i,1'l — TliroiiKh wet brush Hint soaked Uieni to the waist williin minutes, hopeful tou'n.speople plodded on today in in their srnri'li for a 16-year- old Girl Scout missing two days Hundreds took jmrl, fanning out In Die nigged hills six miles northeast of here, an area overgrown witll vine.s, brush ami dripping evergreen— a cold, wet jungle vM\ a slippery .snow blanket. More than two inelH'.s of snow have fallen .since Rnth Afoerle became lost '.siiile looking in the wr.od.s for a ChiIsunas tree for a Scout puny. The thermometer dropped helow free0in<; Sunday night, and it was clo.se to the freezing j>oiiit ia.st night. Woodsmen said there was little hope that the pert hlsll school girl could have .survived even the first niyht. Hut townspeople refused to give up An estimated 500 took part, rnitny contiinnnsj through tlie niL'ht. In groups of 25 and 30 they moved through the woods, their flashlights ;if!r- p^ind yearling .steer.s and licifcrs lfi.i)0-2(i.<HJ; common down to n.ot common and medium heel examined) ''" w> rlilli,. I* ! 'ITS 1100-15.15; 10,50-141)0. eanncrs and cul- TUFSDAY, DKCEMHER IS, 1949 Services Are Scheduled or Tornado Victims SEARCY, Ark., Dec. 13. M>/—Four ctlms of the tornado -which ripped :hroURh two White County agriculture communities were to »e burled today. A mnss burial was arranged for three members of one family who died when the storm splintered their frame house at Cross Roads. The victims were: John Winnlngham. 69, who perished In the twister: his wife, Man- d'', 61, ami son. Hiram, 30. both of whom died several hours later in a Newport, Ark., hospital. Two other members of tlic family still are hospitalized. ' Services (or the fourth victim. Arch Tailey. 62. were to be held at Ihe Church of Christ nt SUwock at '< p.m. Tailey was killed om'rlRht In a storm which destroyed a house In Proyldciiee. Seven persons were Injured. Philadelphia wa.- by William peim. s founded In 1682 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. III., Der. rt. r.l' HJKDAi —HOBS n,500; market ;i tive; borrows and uiits mostly 2s lir.'.'jr th:m Monday's av- eia^e: .suv\'. u 'Mc;idy h> 25 lower; hulk 180-240 -''lus 19.2.1-50; nmderate sprinklini! 150-200 Ibs 15.75: 240-270 Ibs M.-5-15.M: 270-11(10 lt>5 14.35-75; 150-170 ibs 15 50-75; lighter kinds verv .sr;uc:e: sov.'.s 400 lt>s down 12.50-1325; licnvifr kinds 11.0012.50; Stags 8.50-11.00: boars 7.00950. ""•.' Ciittle 5500; ralves 1800; cows Mid bulls opcm'd :^i';iiiy; vealers 1.00 IllKher; few ioiid' pood st'T'is 24.5020.75; several lors medium to avfr- searchlng the brush. Til ere was no Christmas rush at this .southwestern Washington city. Streets appeared deserted as all available men Joined In the hunt. Tavern stools were empty. Theater reported nearly all-feminine audiences. German Police Find Wandering Son of Colonel BERLIN, Dec. 13. <AP)—German police headquarters repotted they hud found Ihe missing three-year- old son of the American deputy commander of Berlin tonight allcr a hunt which had mobilized most, of the American and German mounted police in the city. The child had wandered out of his front yard about 3 pjn. today. A general call was sent out by both German civilian [julice and American military police putting scores of searchers on the scene. II had been feared the boy miglu have wandered into the vast area of the Grunewald Forest near his home. Tlie German police said they found him about a mile Iran his h'ome. When found, the boy was stand- Ing on a street corner looking around. He iiad wandered through heavy traffic in. a congested area. He was lost, cold, but not worried. The .same- could not he said for the police who had searched feverishly for him hoping lie would be found before it was fully dark. His parents, Colonel VV. T. Babcock, and his wife mLsscd the furore over his di-flpiieHranrc and finding. They \\vi e :,|>j);i!{'Ut!y driving home from Frankfurt lo EJerl GOP Strategy Committee Discusses '50 Elections CHICAGO, Dec. 13—M'|— The Republican Party's National Strategy committee meets today to discuss ijlans for the 1050 Congressional elections, The committee's one-day closed meeting followed yesterday's session in New York, by the G.O.P. Kmancc Committee, which approved n $1,952,450 budget to conduct next year's election campaign. The budget figure, announced by Sinclair Weeks, finance committee chairman, is $27,.i,iO more than the campaign fund for the 1015 elections. 50 Fishermen Feared Lost in Storm at Sea LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 13. ( f> _ Governor McMath has changed the excrwinn date for Robert L. Smith 40-year-old former Texas convict if Smith was lo die in the Arkansas electric chair at Tucker State Prison farm Dec. 10. The governor yesterday changed the execution date to Feb. 24 to provide sufficient time for Smith to appeal (o the U.S. Supreme Court-. A Pulaskl Circuit Court sentenced Smith to death for the slaying or his former wife. Mrs. Sallle Ma e limner, a ni:rse's aide, near the riving home reachable. He had been in (he carei University of Arkansas Medic i in and not 1 of his nurse. ' school Hospital here last May. CKUTA, Spanish Morocco. Dec. 13. OPi — More than 50 fishermen are feared to have perished in the straichts of Gibralter last night during a storm which swiunped their three small vessels. Maritime authorities announced thai, of the 61 men known to bo alxiard the shi|is, only 11 have been rescued. One of them died In a hospital. Methodists Discuss 1 Sale of Spa Hospital UTTLE HOCK, Dec. 13-W,— Proposed sale of the Hot Sprlngi Mcllindist Hospital was being discussed at a special meeting of the Little Rock Methodist Conference today. Today's special conference vm tailed at the request of n. T. Pooks, Camden, head of the hospital board. It was announced In Hot Springs, Nov. 30, dial the conference would lie asked to (lulhorize sale of the hospital after r a' special committee had reported it was unable to formulaic a plan for continued operation of the hospital. McMath Changes Data For Killer's Execution This a \Ylicn :m attractive I'iiuin frnm Hourks is c-lioscn as a for :i loved one or the t ire f;tniily, ymi ;irr giving gift that never grows old. SPINETS $495 TERMS When juu fcivr n lu-iuiliful [if;iin you are giving endless It u ins of faction, dime in, sec, hciir am lion of styles and linish<\s of ('lilckfirniK. Musnii X llainlin, Kvervtt :nitl Ohlc-N'olsi large display of Inintl ami nrchr.'ttr;!! insd miiRivl.s iintJ lihrary of shoe! music. Terms tn .snif y»n, Vonr Si tar I from HnucU's fur Dirisf in;is, niu.siiMl cnjo> niL-nl LI ml s;itis- ]iht\, from uiir totujdclr sclcn- Ihcse f.unoii5 pianos, \Vurli(/.cr. See our Perfect Gift for Christmas CHOCOLATES NOWIOURENTIRE STOCK HDCCC L/t\t^5 Blues - Browns Tans - Grays AN Sizes & Styles Sharkskins Gabardines Coverts Virgin Wool Worsteds 300 Pairs to'Select From - Hurry - They Won't Last Long! Khaki Pants Not Included In This Sale HUDSON C LEANER , A*. TAILOR CLOTHIER lte«!t, M*. Smoil Charge For Alterations

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