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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF HORTHEA8T ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLVIII—NO. 160 Blytheviile Courier Blytheville Dally •iUilsslppl Valley Leader Bljlheville Herald BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1952 FOURTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Two-Day Program For Cotton Picking Event Announced A 12-band parade featuring approximately 25 Queen of Cotton contestants Thursday will launch Blytheville's 13th annual tribute to King Cotton — the National Cotton Picking Contest. Junior Chamber of Commerce Contest Chairman J. I/. Westb'rook today released the two-day program which will end Friday when 1952's national cotton picking champion will be crowned and presented with $1,000 in cash. —— — * Featured speaker of the Allies Pound Red Troops Astride Norea's Big Nori 1,500 Man Enemy ., Attack Gains Only ! » One Hill in East By ROBERT B. TUCKMAN SEOUL, Korea W)—Allied artillery and warpianes pounded Chinese Reds astride Big Nori on Korea's Western Front today. Counterattacking Communists won the peak yesterday from Greek soldiers after the Greeks uccitieu tally were bombed by four U. N fighter bombers. On the East-Central Front the Chinese brought up their own ar tillery and tanks to support a 1,500 man assault on eight Allied posi tions across a 10-mile stretch. Thej captured one hill position, but lilt reports said the otlier attacks \ver (tailed. Sabres Hil Red Flight U. S. F86 Sabre jets pounced on A flight of Communists MIG 15s in Northwest Korea today and th Air Force said two Red warplane *'ere destroyed and two damaged Three MIGs were downed yester day. Greek troops attached to the U S. 3rd Division captured Big Nor early yesterday and staved of thret Red counterattacks. Then, just as the Chines L ' stormed up the hill a fourth time four P80 Shooting Stars swoope down In support ot the Greeks. The U. a. Eighth Army snld some of the bombs fell short and exploded on the southern slope, where the ; .._,_ fcatfo* Ai£. Army spokesman described It as * one of those unfortunate things, of battle." ' Stove Blamed For Fire Here event •ill be Stuart Symington, Misouri's Democratic senatorial nom- nee who gained national stature this nation's first Secretary of lie Air Force and cleanup admtn- •itrator of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation. Mr. Symington will speak at the ontest site at Walker Park at 2:20 p.m. Friday. Twelve bands from Missouri Tennessee and Arkansas have beei e cured for the annual Cotton Da )arade. Bands from Arkansas State Col- ege, Jonesboro High School, Para gould, Newport, Osceola. Ulbourn Mo., Caruthersville, Sikeston, Ken ictt and Columbia Military Acad emy, Columbia, Tenn.. are amons those which will be on hand. Eleven floats, each featuring cotton theme, have been entered. The 25 queen of Cotton contest ants, who will represent Arkansas Tennessee, Kentucky and Missour will ride In convertibles in the pro cession. Entrants, Mayors io B* Feted Actual competition in their ever, will begin at 7:30 at the new hlg school auditorium. The girls will be entertained wit a luncheon at the Rustic Inn 12:30 while visiting mayors will b guests of the Jaycees at the Razor back. Following the parade, the gir will meet contest judges at a te at the Blytheville Country Club. Street dances also are schedule for Thursday night. The Negro street dance will sta at 8:00 p.m. and will be held r Fifth Street, between Ash HI Main. The In-the-Groove Boys w play. Everette Branch and his South erners will play for the white stre dance which will start at S:" he Safeway Store parking lot at ~hlckasawba and Second. Picking will jet started Friday morning at 10 o'clock at the content ,ite x bordering Walker.Park. . . Entertainers during nicking »p£ udgihg will Include Slim Rhodes, Gene Steele, with Kokomo Crocker and Jimmy Smith, and Lonnle Glosson, who lays claim to the title of "World's Champion Haimonk-a Player." Style Show Set These groups will be playing throughout the day'at Walker Park GOP Lambasted by Trurnan; Ike to Make Finances Public HOT PITCH FOIt THEIR CANDIDATES — These American soldiers righting Hie Communists in Korea make hot pilches for llieir respective presidential candidates. It's obvious (top) that Pfc. Leroy Phillips of New York City (left) and Pvl. Johnnie Williams oi Shaw, Miss, are Eisenhower hackers as they slam a ISSinm shell into the breech of their gun. The same kind of sentiments arc expressed by Stevenson backers (bottom) cpl. Ernest S. Cults ot Newburyport, Mass, (left) and Pfc. Roy Citron, Bronx, N. Y. (AP \Vircpholo) Foes Seek Phone Rate Debate; Utility Declines A challenge to debate publicly the proposed Southwestern Bell Telephone Co, rate increase was hurled at the company todtiy by an attorney of the opposition forces but was declined by utility officials. Mitchell Moore, Osceola lawyer and a member of the five-man steering committee which is mapping strategy in the fight to prevent rate Increases in Arkansas, Issued the challenge today. "I want to challenge any tele- i porting our case. phone official or attorney to dis- "But we must refrain because vre cuss the facts and issues of the I feel that such action could be in- An overheated oil cook stove was blamed for a fire Saturday afternoon which resulted in heavy damage to the kitchen of a house in the rear of 1120 Willow Street. Fire Chief Roy Head said the kitchen of the house was heavily damaged and the rest of the house suffered smoke damage. The property is owned by Mrs. 'W. T. Baker. H Yesterday afternoon, firemen f,'were called to the R. D. Hughes Cotton Gin on South Broadway where sparks from a burning cotton hull pile ignited trash and loose cotton house. around the gin's cotton The fire was extinguished before damage to the cotton house resulted. Music Group Board to Meet rate increase now pending before the Arkansas Public Service Commission in order that the public may get first-hand knowledge of the situation," Mr. Moore said. Keiso Brooks, manager of Southwestern Bell's office here. Indicated this morning there is no possibility of such a debate soon. His statement follows: "We appreciate very much the Invitation to discuss our financial problems over the air. "It would give listeners the opportunity k> hear,Iota cf facts sup- Friday. Mrs. Blake Polly will preside over :-he fashions from cotton bags show at the park grandstand. This show will get underway at 1:15 and will feature Shirley King, Miss Blytheville 1952, modeling the Maid of Jotton wardrobe. Mayor Dan Blodgett will welcome juests to Blytheville at the grandstand and Jaycee President James C. Guard will speak briefly on the contest before James Roy, Blytheville attorney, introduces Mr. Symington. Presentation of awards to winning cotton pickers will be made at 4 p.m. at the grandstand. The two- da y festivities w ill be capped by the Jackson, Tenn.,- BlythevMe High School football game Friday night at Haley Field and the annual Cotton Ball at the Armory. Collie Stoltz will play for the Cotton Ball, which will honor (he 1952 Cotton Picking Contest queen, terpreted as n pre-trial of the case before it is fully presented to the (Publis Service') Commission. "After the case has been fully presented lo the Commission, we shall be glad to discuss any phase of It. "Pre-trial of this or other similar cases through newspaper columns or over the air before the cases are presented to thtj proper regulatory authorities is not considered quite fair to those bodies. "If, th.e companj baa General Takes Opponent Up On Challenge NEW YORK (AP) — Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's heiul- quartcrs announced today that he will make public his entire financial situation, The Republican presidential candidate thus accepted an implied challenge from Gov. AdLil E. Stevenson of Illinois, the Democratic presidential nominee, to bare the status of his finances. Stevenson made public yesterday his Income and tax payments for the last 10 years. He disclosed he paid out $211.960 In federal income taxes in that period. ,A spokesman at Eisenhower's headquarters said he did ndt know ut this point whether the genera would re por t h is tax returns for each year or whether it would be a general financial statement. The headquarters announcemen gave no indication of exactly whui the statement would be released A spokesman said he did nob expec It before the general's depattur to morrow for a speaking en yagc ment at Columbia, S.C. Hagcrty Issues Statement James E, Hagerty. the general' press secretary, responded to nuiii erous queries from the press con cerning the general's intentions b issuing this statement: "Since the general has not prev iously been in politics and since h has not had a political fund, an does not now have such a fund, h has given little attention to th stories in the papers in the last fe n days rgarding the relationship c such funds to income tax returns. "Not until Saturday did the gei oral have any press queries direct cd to him concerning his finance situation. "Since there now seems to be public interest in his financial si uation, lie will got hia records to gcther and I am sure he will make statement Inter on." To queries ns to whether tt forthcoming "statement" would i a financial .one, Ilugerty said would.* Stevenson Discloses Income for 10 Years SPRINGFIELD, III. <AP) — Gov. Adlai E. Stevenson disclosed last- ight that his Income over Ihe last. 10 years was a half million dollars, .nd he paid Uncle Sam more than $200.000 of tt in taxes. Bibles to Be Compared At RSV Service Here A comparison of 10 different translations of the Bible highlight the community-wide services to be conducted hero tomorrow night to mark introduction of the new Revised Standard Version of the Bible. In making public his federal tn- ome tax returns, the Democratic residential nominee in effect dial- enged Ills GOP rtval, Gen. Divight i. Eisenhower, to come through 'kit his own. It was a spectacular follow- urough to the baring 24 hours nrJier of the financial operations 11 rough which Stevenson mndc ifts to supplement the pay of eight op Illinois state officials. Over the 10 years—1D42 through 951—Stevenson's fees and snlaries rom a variety of jobs amounted o less than one fifth of his total nconie. Most of the income came rom dividends on stock In corpo a lions, but there was some, too, rom farms, rentals, oil leases, and he stock markets. Income from all sources \vtvs $500,052.84 (with only $81,532.57 In ;ali\ry>. the returns showed. Taxes ook $211,980.42, leaving Stevenson ,238.072.42. For three yea rs n f hi s gu be r- imtcrial term that are covered by !he returns— 11)49 through 1951— Stevenson's stale salary was $35,209.68 and his outside income $151,- 210.2G, for n total of $180.419.04 Taxes came to $84,459.35, so the net was $101,960.59. Here anil there, like any other taxpayer, the governor made mistakes on his returns. Last year's, for example, showed a loss on farming operations of $1,521.64 In the separate forms used for farmers. But he loft of $1,000 and took R deduction of only $521.46. Back in 1912 and 1943, Stevenson's contributions included $10 eac-h year to the Institute of Pacific Relations. The Senate iulcrnal security subcommittee he tided by Sen. McCafrran (D-Nev) said In a report July 2 that Communists and See STEVENSON on Page 3 The Vioard of directors of Blythe ville Civic Music Association wil meet at Hotel Noble tonight to discuss the annual membership cam paicn to begin next week. Mrs. Clara Spry of New York Civic Concert Series reprcsentativ who uill assist in the annual drive „ will be presented to the board !o- an ° l!v night by Dr. Alfred Vise, president of Civic Music Association. Mrs. Spry also will attend the campaign kick-off dinner to be held next Monday night. Weather Arkansas forecast: Generally fair (his afternoon, tonight and Tuesday; not much change in temperature. Missouri forecast: Pair tonight and Tuesday; low tonight near 50 northeast to 60-65 southwest; high Tuesday lower &t)s west and extreme south. Minimum this morning—60. Max imum y este rd n y—92. Minimum Sunday morning—57. •Maximum Saturday—:00. Sunset today—5:47. Sunrise tomorrow—5:d4, Precipitation 48 hours to 7 a.m. —none. Total precipitation since January 4 Drunk Driving Cases on Docket 1—35.82. Mean temperature f mid way tvreen hJgh arid low—76, Normal mean temperature September—74.2. Thfo Date last Year Minimum this mornins—40. Maximum yesterday—70. Precipitation January i to date—38,17, be- Two persons forfeited cash, bonds, ier was fined and hearing For a fourth was continued in Municipal Court this morning on charges of driving while under the influence of liquor. Boyd Mlnnicfc was fined $100 and costs and sentenced to a day in jail on the charge and hearing for Tomrnie Craig was continued until tomorrow. Bennett Farell and Olway Parks forfeited bonds of $11153 and $120.25 on similar charges. \V. T. Goosby forfeited a $15 bond on charges of speeding and falling lo stop at a stop sign. Some of the translations will be read in the languages in which they weer printed. These will include Hebrew, Greek, Lntin and German. Highlighting Christian Education Week, which began yesterday and wil continue until Oct. 5, the Bible observance service will begin at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in the new sanctucry of the First Baptist Church here. Passages from the following translations of the Bible will be read: Hebrew. Dr. Alfred Vise, rnbbt of Temple Israel; Greek, the Rev, Or- vilte McGuirc. pastor of New Liberty Baptist Church; Latin Vulgate, Mrs. H, W. Wiley; German, A. P. Dietrich. The Tyndale Version, the Rev. Robert Petrovich, pastor of First j Grace Church; the Great Bible, Roy' Walton; the Geneva Bible, Mrs. Alex Shelby; the King James Version, the Rev. David McPeakc, pastor ,of Trinity Baptist Church; American Standard Version, J, P. Garrott; Revised Standard Version, Mrs.. C. M, Gray, president of the United Council -of Church Women. The Rev. H. O. Bolin, pastor of the First Methodist Church of Benton, Ark., will be the principal speaker. The Rev. William J. Fitzhugh, priest in charge of f)t. Stephen's Episcopal Church, will preside and the Rev. Roy Bagley, pastor of First Methodist Church, will give the prayer of Thanksgiving, The procesional will be led by Miss Betty Lou Garrett, who will carry an open Bible. Ushers churches from all will serve as Blythcville ushers for The benediction be given by the Rev. Robert McMasters, pastor of Lake Street Methodist Church. Mrs. Wilson Henry will direct the High School Glee Club, which will be accompanied at the organ oy Mrs. Murray Smart. North Missco Scouts Participate In District Camporee Exercises Approximately 50 Boy Scouts and j nine adult leaders participated In the North Mississippi County District camporee exercises conducted Saturday at Crovrley's Ridge State Park at Walcott. Troops 36 and 41 ot Blytheville and 42 of Leachville were an just a few.points shy ot the 500-point mark necessary for a blue ribbon. Thny will receive standard ratings. Only a lew points separated ihese troops. Leachville's Troop 42 came out on top in field events and Blythevilte's 41 and 36 tied for camping honors. Blytheville Troop 31 will receive a participating ribbon. Highlighting the event were night problems in which the Scouts made use of walkie-talkies and compasses in negotiating courses through the heavily-wooded state park. Percy Wright, district camping and training chairman, and Jim Gardner, district leadership and training chairman, were in charge of camporcc plans. Bill Clare, field executive of the Eastern Arkansas Council, was also on hand to assist in planning and Judging. tomorrow night's service, 32 Missco Men Get Draft Tests 40 More Scheduled To Leave fo Take Physicals Thursday Tiie Mississippi County Draft Board this morning sent 32 county men to Liltlc Rock to take pre-induction physical examinations. Miss Rosa Saltba, draft board clcrl:. said today's call was lor 35 inen ijul of this number three were [ tnm.sferred to other boards and two: failed to report. ' j Two men who failed to report for j previous calls reported today and | one was transferred to the Missis- j sippi County Board from another; board and left with today's group. : The county's next call will be a pre-induction call Thursday lor 40 men. Leaving today were: Whites—Lenzy Eyimar Fair, Tamas Elliott, Max Necly Johnson. Harold Benton York, Blytheville; Sherman Rowcll, Henry Russell Berry, Luxoro.; Robert Levon Stout, Muskogre. Okla.; Albert Cisco, Leachville; Lovis Edwards, Herman Lee Eugene Bringle, Paul Grady Brooks, Osccola; Norman Wright, James Edward Rich, Manila; William Lawrence Grimes, Indianapolis. Ind.; Melvin Kenneth Andrews, James Ear) Brown, Dycss. Nc;:ror-.v—WaHcr Lee Taylor, Sam Everett Cooper, Samuel, Lee Young. it the public will be I informed "on his entire financial situation." | Askeci whether the staterruiut would be a general financial --statement or whether it would show his income tax payments year-by-ycar for the last 10 years, as Stevenson's statement did, Hagerty said he did not know. Eisenhower, re','_ frv.:< active duty in the Army, no (ongei 1 draws a military salary. He is on leave ns president of Columbia University. Chief interest in his income has centered around receipts from Eisenhower's book, "Crusade in Europe." and taxes lib paid on this income. Stevenson, in effect, challenged his opponent to make a similar lax listing. There seems no doubt at Eisenhower regional headquarters here that the genera! had earned much more thnn Stevenson's reported $500,052 income in the same por- Arc Public Officials Underpaid? Wide Salary Variations Shown in Book of States By ARTHUR EDSON For JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON (AP) — Gov Adlai Stevenson, In explaining why he used a special fund to help pay Illinois officials, said: ". . . The salary levels used by the states — although they vary, there b a great variation in them — nru so far below salaries for comparable responsibilities in private enterprise that some of the men entering my administration nnd remaining in It did so at a considerable hardship to themselves mid their families." .Sen. Richard Nixon, m explahv up hl.i $!8.000 expense'fund, snS< [••was. extremely difficult to livi on'a senator's salary. President: Tr.uman repented!' 14.sttld it's hnrd to attract, am :eep, first class inen working fo .lie governmcut. . Are public off let ills underpaid Are taxpayers cheating thcmsclvc by not getting topflight men fo ;he complex, difficult job of go\ ernmcnt? There are no sure-fire answer lo these questions, but it's inter cstiiig to look nt some of the sa: iod, hut had taxes. paid much less in The Democratic answer to the emotional $18,000 expense fund incident involving Sen. Richard M. Nixon of California, the GOP vice presidential candidate, found no immediate reply in the Repub- Scc I-:iSENEIO\Vr:il on Tagc 3 Services Held For B. B. Hodge Of Lone Oak Luxora; Eddie Williams Jr., McNeal Jr., Joiner; Jessie Thompson, Blythcville; Jerry Young, Dell; Charlie Beerham Jr., Driver; Henry Lee I/>wery, Daniel Colonial), Richard Isiah Ricks, Osceola; Gathlon Rowe Jr., anrt L. E. Cotton Jr., Wilson; Freddie Loe Flagg, Cooler, Mo,; Freddie Jewel Wilson, Chicago; and Frank James Hill, Frenchman's Bayou. Falling to report today were J. D, Jones, Detroit, and C. S. Abram, East St. Louis, III., both Negroes. Auio Murap Up in Arkansas Rate Changes Vary According to Area, Bureau Report Says LITTLE ROCK (XT,—Liability in- unmce rates for most Arkansas' car owners wilt take a hike immediately, the National Bureau of Casualty Underwriters of New York has announced. The Bureau said the rate revision was necessitated by a nationwide movement lo bring liability rates into line with the Increased rate of accidents iincl cost of claims, Italc-s Vary liy Area Rate changes, ihc Bureau said will not be uniform in Arkansas bul will vary according to loss rccorc in designated areas. Private passetigur car rates remain unchanged in Miller County but may increase from $1 to S' elsewhere for combined bodily injury and property damage. The increase for combined bodil, injury and property damage 01 commercial cars ranges from $2 to S4. In the Ft. Smith area and Pu laskl County, rate hikes for com inenMcil cars will rise from $32 to $26. Basic LlmlU Fixed The bureau said the rate revisions apply to rates for tm.slc limits coverage. Tins moans protection tip to S5,000 for bodily injury for one person, up to $10,000 for bodily injury resulting from one accident and up to S5.0CO lor property damage. aries now being paid. "The Book of Slates" put ot by the Council of State Govern rnents has r.iati.stica up to Jul> 1051. Some of these figures ma have boon changed in the year, but even HO they will illus (rate Stevenson's point of the wide variations In the pay of .state executives. Big Kange In "Governors Take the ranyo in Governors' salaries. New York, Pennsylvania and California pay $25,000 a year. Maryland pays $4,500. Most states also include extras, such as a governor's mansion. The executive secretary to the governor: Some states don't have any. Those that do vary from $16,600 in New York to $4,200 in Montana, Utnh and Nebraska. Superintendent of public Instruction: New York $20,000, Idaho $5.000. The courts show the same wide variations. The U. S. Supreme Cutirt Justices yet $25,000 a year, with Chief Justice Vlnaon getting an extra $500. Some New York Stnlc Judges, who are located in New York City, get $31,500. "The Book of States" lists sa arics for judges on the highest Sen SALAKIKS on Papc 3 'Unholy Crew' Attacked at Fargo, N. D. ABOARD TRUMAN TRAIN (AP) — President Truman opened his big whistle stop campaign today with a slashing attack on the "unholy crew" of Republican lobbyists for whom lie said General Dwight T). Eisenhower is "a front man." Ho said he was glad 'he oil, China, renl cslate nnd other lobbies "are In the Republican party" nd "I am Eoins to tear 'em apart ofore I get through." Trurnan told cheering thousands t Fargo, N. D., the OOP presl- cntial nominee "seems to bs stoning lo some strange artvlco foreign policy" and they'd ellor hesitate before voting Re- ublicnn if they ' want to avoid a ilrd World War." Fargo was the President's first lop on a swing through staunchlly Icpubllcnn North Dakota, where oters have given margins to GOP residential candidates since 1036. Vboard the Truman train was the laic's senior senator, William, anger,' a Republican who has Dftcn voted with Democrats. Ha lends the stale party's Non-Partl•an League faction, some elements if which have been wanting to ormally link up with the Demo- rats. The President tackled the Issue of corruption In government in his Irst formal 'whistle stop" speech )f an 8,500-mile tour by saying he le has been "gelling rid of wrong- loers" over the "opposition of Re- ibllcans in Congress." "Political Football" In his most savage attack yet on Elsenhower, Truman retorted Elsenhower's corruptlon-in-gov- ernmerU charges by accusing him of using that issue as "a political football" at the direction of the rivatc interests. The- Pargo crowd was estimated r Detecttf* Imipcollt J. B. Woodley nt El round 5,000. Earlier, Trurnan apok* to six hundred persons- sit ,Breckenridge, i., in clear vie—.cf a 28 x 8 foot "I.Like Ike" sigh'erected last night. 'HO . described Derhocratic Nominee Adlai Stevenson as "the most promising young leader ws have had In a generation" with a, background comparable to Franklin D. Roosevelt's. Truman again attacked what he called the "one party press" which he bald was never for him. He said if ilie big newspapers ever got on his side, "I'd know I was wrong." It was a gloves-off attack Truman turned on his former chief- See TRUMAN oa Page 3 Services for B. B. Hodge, 84-year- old retired farmer of the Lone Oak community, were to be conducted afternoon at 3:30 at Calvary Baptist Church by the Kev. P. H. Jernigan. pastor. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery. Mr. Hodge died at his home Saturday after a long illness. n-aTVls STS Zr«, «?«•*> -*. ^±» ~ about £8 years. Fulbright Soys Both Parties Should Drop Talk of 'Funds Tax Rush beginning As deadline Hears The rush is on at the sheriff and collector's office today as last min- te poll tax' payers rtish to beat the Wednesday midnight deadline. A long line queued up at the door of the sheriff's office (his morning and the three clerks on duty aro concentrating IGO per cent of their ,lme to the issuing of poll tax receipts. Sheriff William Berryman said is office will keep regular 9 to 5 noura today and tomorrow but that Wednesday the office wrU be open until the midnight deadline if necessary. He said that due to the heavy Influx of poll tax payers the past two or three days, clerks have been too busy to take time off to tabulate the number of poU tax receipts issued to date. In 1897, he married the former Mt«j Sallse Richardson of Dell, Mr. Hodge served several U-rms as justice of peace and was on the Lone Oak school board for 2o years. He also was active In the Lone WASHINGTON «V-Sen J. William Fulbright said today both Republicans and Democrats are de- and cx _ pensc funds. "I don't think thai any of these people on either side* arc dishonest corrupt politician. 1 ;," the Arkansas Democrat told reporters. He added: "All of Ihfs obscures (he real- Oak Baptist Church until poor I r un damentnl issues of the prosl- hcalth lorced his retirement from' idcnlla | campaign and leaves the --live life. j impassion with the public that He^is survlved^b^ hls^wlfe. two] everybody is corrupt." ""' " ' ' "* Fulbright was commenting on the special expense fund for Sen. Richard M. Nixon, the Republican vice presidential nominee, nnd the Illinois campaign fund of Gov. Adlai Stevenson, Democratic presidential nominee, used to augment salaries of key state officials. "Low-Level CampatRn Hil Fulbright snid Ihe charges and counter- charges "develop a namc- cailinc; and Jow-lcvcl campaign." "That's bad enough In a cam- daughters, Mrs. Bertha O'Neal and Mrs. Helen Frazer; one brother, Bill 1 Hodge of Belb, Tenn.; five sons, Homer. Erby, t*Snnd, Raymond and Fred Hodge, all of Blythcvlllc; 21 grand children aud 17 grcnt-grand- chlldren. Pallbearers were Quincy Hodge, Harold Hodge, Billic- Joe Walters. Bobby O'Neal, BHMc Hodge and Thomas Johnson. Cobb Fun sral Horn e was in , charge. paiftn for n county conslnble," he said. "It certainly hns no place in a national presidential campaign, 1 Fulbright said he agrees with Nixon that senators from larger slates, such as California, do nol have large enough salaries and expense funds from regular soxirces. Ho added that members of Congress 'arc loo sensitive" in voting on their own pay and allowances nnd this should be done by an outside commission of non-government ;O leaders. "False Impression Created' 1 At Ihe same time, Fulbright saic Nixon's nation-wide explanation of his special fund from CalifornJans, via television, radio nnd the presc, ' left A ffilse Impression." Ho said most people now believe thnt Nixon used this fund lo avoic extra expenses to the taxpayers "One of (he hlggi'st items was fot tbousFnds of Christmas cards/ Fulbright said. "That never could or should be paid for by the tax payers. 11 Inside Today's Courier News ... Chicks, Bees ami Paps In act Inn Uiis week.. .sports. . .race 9. .. .The Word In new words. .. home use of the new Bible.,. Tagc 7. ....Arkansas News Briefs... Page 6. .. .Society.. .Page 2. ,. .Markets.. .Page 3. UTTLE L/Z— When o person Itiinks he has found Ihe goose (hot lays Ihe golden eggs, it usually lums out t^ he a qoncicr ©N»

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