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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XLV—NO. 232 Blytheville Dally News Btythevilie Courier Herald Mississippi Valley Lender THE DOM1NANTNEWBPAPEU OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOOTHFAST MISSOURI BIA'THEVILLE, ARKANSAS, WBDNBSDAY, DECBMBKB 21, 1049 SIXTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTO Reds RenewClaims OfPeacePossibility >£)n Stalin's Birthday \ I /"^lO/'VM (T T\ r>i / » ?i\ TI_ • i .... MOSCOW, Dec. 21. (AP)—Russian leaders hailed Joseph Stalin on his 70th birLhchiy loday with a massive celebration, and the Soviet leadership took the occasion to renew Russian chums that Communism and capitalism can exist together in peace. Georgi Malenkov, deputy prime mini.stcr and considered close to Stalin, sounded the peace keynote In Pravda, the official newspaper of the Communist Party, by laying hea- Y. stress on previous statements by the prime minister that, ponc-c was possible between the two days of life. ^ At the same time, the peace Ui^nac .Wfti Unclfcii ur j bi ^ s * u^ttAi ment of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet that It had established, in the prime minister's honor, an international Stalin peace pvize to be nnrarrind PBC!I your on his Birthday, beginniiK "^xl December. The sprcin . a»e edition of 'ravda huno Travda huno Stalin toduy also Bfri' 1 an aii.vlc by Vyache.slav M.. ,xTloli,-OV, former foreign minister', who relinquished that post to devote himself to duties as deputy prime minister. While Malenkov spoke of peace, Molotov lashed out against the United States and Britain, charging them with preparing for a new war. and with planning world domination '"with the help of any aggressive means, including the atom bomb." The capitol was lavishly decorated for the birthday celebration. The main building fronts were burdened with huge portraits of t'he Soviet leader. Red bunting and brilliant electric displays added color to the scene. The holiday spirit was everywhere. Tito's Days "Numbered" Foreign delegations continued to arrive for tiic celebrations. Foreign Minister Andrei Y. Vishinsky who has just returned from the United Nations meetings in New York will entertain visitors at a reception tonight. In the Pravda article, Molotov Jiiiti the days of Yugoslavia's Premier Marshal Tito are numbered. Molotov wrote: "In orlcr to gain ' in Yugoslavia, the Tito clique Stalin Reportedly Taking Life Easy 70th Birthday Gives tcr Speculation —Courier News I'liolo SANTA VISITS Cl!U>l>f,(.; S -Pic(ured are the 20 .crippled 6 uest- of Honor at the Shriners' Christmas Party last night. With the clnldre' is Rupert Cration (at far ri l; hti, president of the Blytheville Bhrlncrs Club, and W. u. Cobb r,[ extreme left. Santa distributed huge bags candy, fruit and nuts and several toys to the little visitors Polio Victims in Missco Area Guests of Blytheville Shriners Mississippi county's crippled children were B uc S ts of the Blvlbe- tu^r" Bw l * St nlB " 1 ^ " C ' mslm " 5 "»"* nt '»« Shrincrs' Club at The children lor the most, part were victims of last summer's polio epidemic. Many appeared in braces ami walked with the aid of crniches, or with obvious weakness iu their limbs, but it failed to dim their enthusiasm for. the bc-whiskered old fellow making the rounds ut this time of the year. The 20 children assembled for the l«k n mun lor bo.^s of the Communist world several years more. But his anniversary inevitably brings lip the question of a successor, and also what effect a change might have on the cold war policies of the Soviet Union. Since no one oul.side the Kremlin has any facls on iha-:e pointe, the answers to these nnd similar questions have about the weight of informed guesses—but guesses made by officials who are long-time students of Soviet politics. The current belief among these officials Ls that when Stalin passes out of the picture his official position of leadership may be occupied by V. M. Molotov. the former premier and foreign minister. They, think tiiat his real power may be shared by Molotov with at least two other members of the Politburo, Slrii ss lc for Power Likely When that time comes, the" belief here is that Russian policy, both internal and external, will remain unchanged while a struggle for absolute personal power goes on among the men who initially divide Stalin's authority. party responded warmly lo SanUi as he distributed toys, fruit. nut,s and candy to the group. More than 75 children had been.,anvited for the r rt rrr^itQHteit?^" ^.A, and food for that number ha<J been provided bi the fehrliicrs Tho toys wenf around several times, with drums. , dolls, teddy bears, and good will in ago^today,^ is | abundance, as the children left their their homes, cess of fruit, nuts, ami to be distributed by the By John M. Higlitowcr' WASHINGTON. Dee. 21. (AD — Western nuthorities hear that Jo- CinH Mr- , n , life a little easier. He Is al.ro j hosts for D , 1" . g00<l health ™ rt 11V< " TIle ^ able to carry on as the big candy Judges Will Visil DecoraiedHomes 41 Entries Checked In Garden Club's Yutetide Competition Al least 41 home.s In Blytheville an not talitjg etisuces at being import b 5 sniti Clius when h. . rolls Into Blythpvillc late Satiirdii j night, for his onl yofficial visit o" (he voar Bright lights. Clnistmas Shriners to needy families ,., t ,,,., vicinity at Christmas time. There were approximately 40 Shriners anil their wives acting ;'s hosts to the children at the parly after serving the youngsters a Christmas feast. The party started i befoi at G:M p.m. and was climaxed by | rtcer the visit from Santa .ir.d the distribution of toys and Christinas foods. Children who were gue.sts of the Shrincrs included: Ralph Cassidy Everett. Herman Harrison, .jr., of Armorcl. Julianus Berry. David Floyd, Jimmy Pi-ckctt. Kenny Trice, Tootsie Ann Carter, Kdnn Mae Lange. Palsy stilwell, Jerry Stilwc-11 of O.sccola. Howard Nailing of Manila: Richard Lee Hlasg, Annette Williams of Gosncll: Linda Biffctt. Dorothy wilHngliarn. Billy Hardy, Sue May. Deloria Gean, Bobby Joe Wardloiv. Eddie Pe.irl Tillman. willows garlnndccl in g bells reenery nnd decked in mock snow-" drifts" am several reproductions of the old ?c ii himself will blaze a path for him Forty-one homes have been nnter r-rl jn the Garden Club's first an- contest, and jus to approach the The two men mentioned most frc-' A..4.U,*..' *Ci ''I u. snare it with Authonze Strike quenlly Molotov are Georgi M. MaleitKov, 47. who now controls the Commu- t ld to make themselves out to be i . -- - ~" iends of the U-S.S.H and to don . " • pal '' 5 ' machinery under SUlin, - — and to don the ma.sk of Communists. "The time is tint fir off when it will meet with the shameful fate of dishonorable hirelings of imperialist reaction." Malenkov m ins article said "Comrade Statin more than once very definitely declared that the U.S.S R. proceeds from the fnct of inevitable co-existence over a long period of trie two systems of socialism and capitalism. Jirmlv Vmldlii? In the ST. i 50,000 ind Lavrena Bcrin. 50. another full member of the Politburo, who is believed to be a kind of super-chief of the Russian police. What Ls known about Stalin and" Shi o[ about four to one. a union how he live; today Ls relatively official announced today, scanty. H is said that he 1:0 longer ' " ' ' " " puts in the exhausting long nights the first, second and third cash awards will be announced. Many other Blythcville home,' have o;i their Chrisctna.s attire with wmdws and lawns all over town showplace for the Christmas spirit •'udf!«\s for the lighting contest yesterday were given a list of ad dre.ise.s to be included in Ihe judg ing and the results will be announced in the Christmas Eve edition o Ihe Courier News. Judges started their tour of the contestants' homes yesterday. Ten entries between thp goo and -,.,.„ , „ , , . I ]MO block o» Chicka.sawba make I lie tree was decorated by Mrs. j the street one of the outs'andinir ob Barnes. Mrs. Franklin A.kln. one* In town. The tour for judge-s on that street starts at BH, Mr.s/R. II. Kirby, nnd includes: D. C. Fowlston. 815: Edwin and Hardin Cure 818: Mrs, G. S. Atkinson. 918; Mrs L. E, Baker. 1120; Mr.s. W. P. Pryor 1129; Mr.s. Rupert Crafton, 1204- I Mr.s. J. E Beaslcy, 1217; Mr.s. T. W i Jeffries-. 1332; and Mr.s. T J. Scay'j 1503 West Chicka.sawb;i. '! 1 A block to the north to Hcarn • Farmer Is in Middle Of Agricultural Feud By j3vld A. .Martin (Associated 1'rc.ss Far m UcporU-r) WASlffNGTON. Dee. 21. tfv-Tlie /armer-anxious over future ,irl- :es and crop adjustment problems-today |, mi s himself caught in Ilic The conflict is between tap-rauk- 'UB government olllciuls nnd powcr- fnl fiirm organi/jLlions. and Involves two Issues; (i) fulure government farm program, and (2) the oues- tion of who speaks for the farmer. On Ihe one side Is Secretary of ARriculum- lirannau. with strong lutnilnl.slration support, nnd on (he other are sucli farm organizations as Ihe American Farm Bureau Federation mid (he National Grange. Only one major furni orgunmillon —the Niilional Fanners' Union-Is hart-Jus the secrctnry. A fourth— the National Council ol Pnriiipi- Cooperatives—Is expected to take sides itiliiinsl him at its January convention. Tile battle nniy huvc far-i-caclling coDseipu-nrcs for iiKriculture. because ol the possibility that It may Interfere with future Congressional faun legislation. This situation Is In sharp contrast to Ihe relatively peaceful re- alions existing tirlira-n government lubor oll'iclals and hibur orgaul/n- lions. In giiiicriil, both have the same ideas as to government policies townrd organized labor. Congress in Middle, Too Caught in [he middle along will farmers is Congress. Naturally nnx- ioiis Iu puss legislation desired b> farmers, the lawmakers will IK a n loss as lo which side lo listen to —Branniiii or the itirui orgiinl lions which oppose him. A busic dilferencc bclwi-rn the secrctnry and his Iocs is Ihe .so- called nrannan furin program in general, the Uranium Plan would support farm prices ut higher levels Hum would the farm Broups lh.it oppose him. But, the plan would permit lower consumer prices for perishables than would Ihe farm groups. The secretary would use government payments to achieve the dual and apparently conlllclhig goiils of high farm returns nnd low food prices. Opposing fni-in groups argue that-the farmer is entitled to Ins full return nt the innrkct place Perhaps us important n.l differ-' cncts over farm policies In Ihe. slillkkle is the question of who lias the right to speak for rarmcrs on problems Involving their welfare. l * , j <• omiicllliou Chargcil "*Falln Bureau officials havo elmrtf- cc| DM), he adinlnislration Is [it- tempting to sot up the Agriculture Department's farmer-cominittecincn .system us ji competitor organization to the private farm organizations. T'his system was established ui the early New Deul days to help administer farm programs. Bninimn an<l his predecessors have encouraged the farmcr-com- miUcenicn to pn.ss on lo theiii Ideas and desires of farmers. Kach year (lie commiitccmcn hold an animal meeting similar to those of the farm orenn|y.iitlons to. discuss problems Huffman Woman turned Fatally Victim Dies Eleven Hours After Home Destroyed by fire Mrs. H. H. Eitrodge, -18, died about 5:30 p.m. yesterday at Walls Hoapi- :al, from burns received when a heating stove exploded at her home near Huffman yi\stcrdi>y morning. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the German Undertaking Company at stcele, Mo., but were Incomplete at- noon today. The fire which burned the farm home and all its contents was .started when Mis. Estrcdcc poured koro- scue on live coals to start a fire. Only one of the other seven occupants of the four-room house was Injured. A daughter. Mrs. Raymond Davis, suffered slight burns on one loot. Survivors Include: her hllsbiind. II. R. Rslrcdgc, a sharecropper on Island 21; four sons, Leon. Clayton. Howard and Russell Estrcdsc, also on Island 21; and four daughters, Mrs. Davis and Mrs. Ilnzcl Kurke.ii- dahl, and Anna Jean Estrcdgc, living with Mrs. Estrcdge, and Mrs, Ray Taylor, who lives near Huffman. Other ocaipant.s of the house Included Mr. and Mrs. Davis nnd two children. Barbara Ann and Raymond Herschel Davis; Mr.s. Kurken- dahl and son, Ronnie Leon, and Anna Jean F.stredge. Bob Barnes. Mrs. Franklin Atkinson, and Mrs. C. A. Cunningham. Phone Employes Authorise Strike By 4 to 1 Margin navc authorized a strike tay a mar- of work which were typical during the war. In contrast to this strenuous schedule, in recent years he has A final tabulation of ballots returned here after a vote conduclcd by mail lias not been completed, but most of the ballots have been counted, he said. Te official, vice President Frank P. Lonergan -of Southwestern Di- County Education Board Okays Pupil Transfers European Aid Cut Asked WASHINGTON. Dec. 21. (,n — j Senator VandenberR <R-Mich> call- | cd today for continued economic' and military aid to Western Europe jt 1 lie County no an j of Education ; b " 1 «>!<! It should be on a "sharply Lfmct yesterday In the office of reduced" scale. County Jvdgc Roland Orccu at the j • court house. The transfers of children from three families to new school district-; were approved by the board rnc mcetinc ye.stt-rday was tl'c first to be conducted since the September 27 Miool election, ci. u. Sc- jr.'.vf* of Owola. who had, prioi 'o tn.it rtr-tr. br-rn fillinr; al , lm . expired (orm. wiw r|,-cled lo serve iiii'ithrr K-im on the board Hoard rirmbers are: c. F. Tompkins of Biuricttc, chairman- c 1 who sides N, O. Cotton M.ir. M.-.V j Juli O.-l. lire. Open High I>ow 1 30 . 3054 31X0 3W~, 30-")0 . 3035 303S 302.5 3021 . 29«3 3DW a>58 2061 . 2S2"! 28.1'.' 2818 2RM . 28H 28IS -2M7 2«07 by government conciliators ntaimod lo confer with both today, "I can't sec any change tn the situation." said Federal Ccncolla- tor A. E, Johnson, "Neither side seems to be budging." i The union wants "a wasr increase [ ol at len.st 15 cents an hour and an j upward revision of job classiliai- i tions in certain cities throliahout \ nVtcnVimr. the company's six-state territory ' MClCIIV:am P- Ijnioii lenders have accused (lie .company of "stalling" n , u | makiiiR no Oder. New York Cotton Lowrance. .Jr.. of Driver; ' C Q M.ir Chilrtress of Manila; F, A . Ro gors .Way or Urv\r Lake, and ,lphn Mayes -jf July P-•'-villc. W im;y ..chuul s-per. ! O--1 i Dec! Open H'.sri Low . 3057 30C3 3052 . 3040 SOW 3030 '. 2917 2377 2366 . 2C35 2937 .'021 1:30 3055 3032 2%8 2521 The company has cnunlcrcd with nn argument that the union has not been specific n, its demands and has shown no justification for n contract change. 100 Walnut; Mrs. J. L. Nabors, 518 West Main; Mr.s. Auorcy Conway, 801 Wc.st Main; Mr... 1. R. Johnson, 1042 West Main; Mrs. Kendall Berry. Barficld Raid. Mrs. Louis A. Ucrry, Jr., -509 North Second; Mrs. O. S. Rollison, 405 X'uth Hroaclwuy; Mrs, James Hill, 421 .Voitli Ninth; John Bryant nil! 115 North Tenth Street; Mrs. A R 120 North Tenth: McUiinirl. 214 East Davis; : Mrs, H. C. Bin likens li !p 309 Fast Kentucky; Scott Alley, 808 North Soybeans Franklin; MIS. C. L. Wylic, 517 : North Division; and Mrs. Keith Allen. Clear Lake Road., The deadline lor entering the contest was last Saturday. Prizes will be S15, $10 and $5. 2516 2817 j July Mch . Mcy Open High Low 23CFi 232'v 22R'i 2 !)•'•< 230', 2::c,', 1;30 228'i ., ,. 01 227!. 223U 223',ilafter Jan. 1. Sousagc Rationing Ends BERLIN, Dec. 21. (/p)_The West Berlin city government announced i today sausage will be unrationed School Plans Presented to State Agency _ PI <iw (or Blytiie\ lUe s JJQ..I (H-hpo 5? Hi .... go before officials atTUne, Department of Education 'in Llttle;BDck:today. 1 W. B. Nicholson superintc-iHlent of Blytheville schools, and Architect U. S. Branson arc In Little Rock to confer with educators and school building specialists there relative to the plains for the building. Mr. Nichotson said that the progress on the plans had been kept before the officials there all along in an effort to have the building meet with modern educational facility requireiuenlo. Recently $450,000 bonds have been sold to finance the construction of the high school, which is to cost approximately $300,000, and make other improvements. The tentative plans call for an auditorium, cafeteria, library, about 25 classrooms nnd provisions for additions to be made later. LOUIS, Dec. 21— :,!-) rne, 0 . . . ,. - .-.. union cmpJovc.s of Soiilh- i ? ' aml thcrc arc " mr! ° 11 '" en- ' western Bell Telephone Company "J 0 ': 1 rhc >' ar c: Mr.s. j. E. Crafton,' chairman of the sponsoring club, at] 902; Mr.s. o. A. Cunningham. 935; j Mrs, Charles Bay Ncwcouib, '.an; ' Mr.s. Joe Ferguson. 11C6; Mrs. Ray 1 Hall. Ij21; Mr.s. Rosco Crafton. 1145; Mrs. Ralph Nichols. 1200; Mr.s. G W. Drvrham. 1308; and Mrs. Tom Miller, 1709, The six (-ntric.s on Holly street arc: Mrs. A. n. Jagser.-i, 1010; Mr.s. Attempt to Blast Headquarters of Auto Union Fails DETROIT. Dec. 21—MV Dynamiters njadc an attempt to blowup the CIO United Auto Workers' heaqunrters last night. They failed, but only by a linli-'s- breadth. A stack of 39 sticks of dynamite, wrapped in tape and colored Christmas gift paper, was found at a .side .stairway of the union building. Two fuses had burned to with- iu an inch or less of the explosives before they sputtered out harmlessly. Except for two night workers the union building was empty However, lives were Imperiled ii a neighboring Central Motor.*building More Diplomacy, Less Money Asked For Anti-Red Fig lly Don VVhifehr-ail WASHINGTON, Dec. 21. (AL')—A strong move is (lovcloping among luwmakcrs lotlay for more diplomacy aiul fewer dollars in America's fight agninst Comniuiii.sm. ~ ' 4 middle of n bitter struggle. This looks like the big Issue In he International field when Congress meets again Jan. 3. Right now the signs point to less spending In the cold war with llussia—and Krralcr effort to draw iion-Ciimmunlst nations into closer political alliance. The new year In Congress la c.vpccled to bring; 1. A move to get Atlantic Pact nations Into a confrumu-e ns tho first step to forming n political iifon. 2- New demands Tor full rilplo- i"tlc recognition for i-Yanco Carson Ordered Held for Murder Preliminary Hearing Conducted Before Municipal Judge Wheeler Carson, 20. of Blytlicvillc Mas ordered held without bond to ~-~ -~'*-.s"n.»"ii mi nanco ^tiam await Circuit Court action jit lij.s ~ nlul t" draw Spain into Die anti- Cold Weather Forecast In Wake of Balmy 70 For Final Day of Fall After tantalizing Rlylhevillc residents yesterday with warm southerly breezes, the wcatlier pulled a rude switch today to set up appropriate welcome 'lor Old Man Winter, w i )Q ls t|]|c , 0 mnhc MK official nppearaucc at lo-2'l (Central Standard Time) tonight. But before bowing out for another year, Fall «avn Christmas shoppers n final balmy day, running the temperature to a hlRh of 10 degrees that nearly thawed the artificial snow In store windows. ! U. S. Weather Bureau forecasts this morning indicated that there I is still hope for 11 while Christinas. ill Blytheville. If the forecast lor Arkansas and Southeast Missouri are correct, it win get much cold- ! er tonight and tomorrow, rain may 'urn to sleet, and snow may fall ; Following the un.isnally high | "high" was a minimum reading early this morning of 5:1 deRices that rivaled some ol liic maximum temperatures of thu p:isl two week: prelimlniary hearing In Mullicpal Court Lhl.s morning on a charge of first degree murder In connection with tl|o fiitnl stnuWng Dec. 12 of Chester Jones, 22, of Ulythcville. Jones was fatally stalibcd during ail altercation at Carson's home on Kast Main Street. He suffered knife wounds In Hie chest and throal. Testimony of three witnesses wa; heard In the preliminary henrlnp J. T. fiaker, who accompanied Jones lo (he Cnrson home on (he night ol the killing, and Deputy Sheriff Cli»rh.'.s Short, who Assisted wllli the Investigation, testified as slate's wiUipssecs nnd iiiss Alberta Allen who told the court she was Jones cousin and that s he went, with Carson, his brother Pinley Carson Baker aiKt Jones lo Ilic Cnrson home, wns ,culled as n witness by Ihe ^lefensc. Woman IE* Defense \VUness Miss Allen told the court of Die actions of she and thcr four men on the nlghl of the slabbing relating that Jones and Wheeler Carson Jmrt been Involved In n fi B |,t near RiHonberry's store on Clear lake Road earlier that night nm still earlier, they had threatened 10 fight in Dlylhcvlllc. Shu also testified that shortly before the Carson brothers nnd Jones lefl tiie car to enter Hie Carson home, Wheeler Carson had rctnarkei that "he (Jones) whipped mo once and I'm going to get even with him." She said that she pleaded with her cousin not to go Into the house but that Jones replied that he and Carson had "nmeio uji." Mnlny Cnrson was arrested alonr; with his brother bill wns later released nfter posting a cash bond 011 n public; drunkeuass charge. Weather Arkansas forri-asl: Cloudy with occasional rain ami colder in north and west, except much colder wilii freezing rnin in extreme northwest Rain in southeast nnd freezing rain In north and west nnd much colder Temperatures 22-20 In northwesl and north central portions nnd 2732 southwest portion tonight Thursday, partly cloudy with a lev, showers In extreme east. Muc colder In southeast portion. Allssniiri forncasl: Ruin changing to freezing rain and sleet In southeast portion tilts afternoon Sno? In west, and north portions tonight Sleet or snow continuing soulhens portion, becoming partly cloudy ir southwest Thursday morning and becoming partly cloudy southeast portion Thursday afternoon Colde loniRht. much colder southeast Continued cold Thursday. Low to••Wit, 15-20 south; high Thursday Minimum this morniriK—53. Maximum yesterday—70 Sunset today—1:53. Sunrise tomorrow—7:03 Precipitation 2-1 hours to 7 a.m 'day—none. Total since Jan. 1—53.87. Mean temperature (midway bc- '•ren high and low)—61.5. Normal mean for Dt:ccmbcr»-tl 3 This Ilalc I.asl Vcar Minimum this morning—30. Maximum yesterday -52. Precipitation Jan. 1 to thl* d.l'r- 5014. front of Western Kit- lo make a drastic ropean recovery Communist rope. .1 An effort '•• u I- - back In wending. 4. A struggle to reduce military spending at home and abroad. Draft Kxlr-nslon Asked 5. An administration call for n three-year extension of the peacetime, military draft. 6. Demands for a firm government policy to block Communism in Asia. 7. Opposition to any u. S. recognition of a Red regime in China —even though Uritaiti may grant recognition. Sc-jialor Kefnuver (D-Tcun) will lead the Senate fight for an Atlantic union conference as a counter- pressure against Communism on t-lic European front. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has promised public hearing as quickly n s possible, ho said. A resolution Is pending—signed by 21 Senators-authorizing tha President to call the conference. Senator McCarr.iii (D-Nev> chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Is muirtcrbacking maneuvers for recognition and economic help for Spain, ire Is among the Senate Catholic group which—with considerable Protestant support—Is opposed to t h D administration's stand on Spain. Secretary or stato Acheson baa snld Spa!|i will not get U. S. recognition until Franco 'ttttef his pfo- ple more bnslo freedoms. , On the money side. It appears Europe will have to get alons next, year nn less help from America. Many Congressional leaders have made it clear they favor a sizeable cut In the Economic Cooperation Administration (EGA) funds. ECA got $5.055.000.000 In tha first year of the Marshall plan. This ycnr the total wns cut to 53,776,000,000. Srcs nilllon-llollar Out Chairman Connnlly fD-Tex) ot the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has estimated Congress will trim another $1.000,000.000 from next year's funds. Some lawmakers arc demanding even deeper cuts. Since the administration always has planned for a year-by-ycar cut-back tn KCA spending, the only question now is how big it will be. The administration's most vulnerable point al the moment appears to bo the China policy. Republicans arc prime,: for a series of fresh attacks on the "wait until the dust snttles" china policy. New York Stocks 1:30 p.m. Quotations: A T & .T Amur 'I jijacco Anaconda Coppt'r nclh Steel Chrysler C!en Electric Gun Motors Montgomery Ward N V Central .'.'.'.'.'. Int Harvester J C Pr-nncv Republic Steel Radio '/_] oii.v Vacuum . .' Stutlcbaker Standard of N J Scars Roebuck O J3 Steel 1-11 7-1 29 7-!) 7-H 7-3 T-S s-a 3-8 CHRISTMAS AT TIIK I.IONS CUJH-Morc tliAn 30 youngsters from elementary .schools in Blytheville were guests of the Lions Club at,a luncheon yesterday. Sacks presented the boys conlaincd candy trull and nuts, and tmall toyj, H was the 20th Christmas party given by the —Courier News Thoto Lions Club in Blytheville. Other guests were Dr. Ilobert 1. Smart ot Richmond, va.. Robert Stafr. W. O. Geurin of rtoswell, N. M., and Ray Worthlnglon of Joncsboro.

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