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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLV1II—NO. 164 Blytheville Courier BlyihevHle Dally New> Mississippi Valley Leader Blythevillc Herald BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, KB 111 AY, OCTOBEH 3, 1952 TWELVE PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Inside Today's Courier News . . . Hell's refusal lo debate rale case Is surprising . . . rdtlorLals . . I'age 4, . . . Crippled Hlyllievllle meets Jackson tonight . . . sports . . . I'nRe 0. . . . Wilson Mows . . . Holland ne 7. s Take to the Field Picking Contest Kentucky Beauty Picked to Reign COTTON LEAKING — Showing cotton in the lead over synthetic fibers, this float entered by Lange School Parent-Teachers Association won the $150 first prize in the float competition during yesterday's National Cotton Picking Contest parade. (Courier News Fhoto) Dodgers—1 Yankees —1 (End of Fourth Inning:) FIRST INNING Reid Tells Rotarians — Furillo rolled out Martin to Collins. Reese popped to Rlzzuto. Robinson walked. Campaiiella flied to Bauer in right. No runs, no hits, one left. "Yankees Rizzuto walked. Collins struck out. Mantle fouled out to CampimelU. \V codling bounced out Reese to Hodges. No runs, no hits, one left.. SECOITO INNING Dodgers - Pafko lined out to Mantle in center. Snider singled to center. Hedges flied out to Mantle in center. Snider stole second. Cox walked intentionally. Roe forced Cox at : oiid. McDougald to Martin. No runs, one hit, two left. Yankees .» Bcrra fouled out to CampanelJa. Bauer walked. McDougaM bounced out Cox to Hodges with Bauer go- Ing to second. Martin walked Intentionally. Lopat singled to center snoring Bauer. Rizzuto'ljouTiced out Robinson te j--•-•--•'«---* 1 — hit, two felt." THIRD 1 lN ; NTXC. \. „ Dodgers Furillo hit safely inside the right fiejd foul Hue and was credited with an ttiffomaUc two-badger when a Low Assessments Basis Of School Money Woes Low assessments ou real and personal property is principal factor Jn Blytheville School district's shoestring budget. Max B. Reid, school board president, told members of Blythev'lie's Rotary club yesterday. Mr. Reid pointed out that the with inflationary trends, lias made Blytheville disirict spends about $100 per year per child. This figure, he said, compares with Caruthersville, Mo., .where $165 is spent. "Blytheville's district operates at a minimum which will still let it be an accredited .school, "Compared to other states, we are quite below average. Only Mississippi ranks below us ... and even that state pays its white teachers more than we do." he said. Even EO, lie pointed out, Blytheville School District operates on a larger budget than either the City of Blytheville or Mississippi County. "Our budget- is based on $416,000 in revenue. Of this money, $280,000 is paid out hi teachers' salary and yet, usiijg Caruthersville for an example cgflln, their minimum teacher salary is just about up to our maximum salary. for a tight financial situation in our schools." The situation is not expected to improve, he said, with the "war babies" beginning to swell school population, Mr. Reid was introduced by Ra- tarinn B. A. Lynch. Guests at the meeting included the following Frisco Railroad offi-! ciais on hand tor the National Cot- i ton Picking Contest: H. H. DeBerry, H. W. Hale, Bruce DeForrest, all of Springfield, Mo., R. C. Grayson, Chaffee, and O. P. Raincy, Memphis. Other guests were Webb Sweet, Forrest City, and A. H. Webb. Steele. Tommy Harrison and Calvin Czeschin will be Junjor Rotarians during October. "I* 100 Entr {JUEEN OF 13th COTTON PICKING CONTEST — Gloria Stice, 10-i'ear-old blue-eyed college sophomore o[ Partucah, Ky., last night was named queen of the National Cotton Picking Contest. Miss Slice, a music major at Murray State College, likes swimming, tennis and en- tering beauty contests. She's good at all three, having been named Miss West Kentucky, a Murray campus favorite and Miss Partucah. , (Courier Ninva 1'hoto} §0 vie ts Demand "Don't ask me why our teacher i. are so loyal and stay with us." - MiUage had to go up, Mr. Reid stated. "The average-sized nice Main Street home of 1030 was a assess! ed 0. Today it is the same. A 0 acres of land which was Reese laid down a neat bunt half way down the third base line and re?c*'- ' first safely. Furillo reached third. Robinson i.i'jcl fleep to Mantle in straightaway center field, Furtllo scorirg easily after the catch to tie the score at 1-1, and Reese, after tngein? up, raced to second. Campnnella lined to Rizzuto who whipped to Martin doubling up Reese at second. •"Tie run, two hits, no errors, none left. i Yankees Collins hit the first pitch on one bounce to Hodges who tossed to Roe for the out at first base. Pafko made a running catch of Mnnlle's drive. Woodling'was called out on strikes. I No runs, no hits, no errov.s. none left. ^ FOURTH INNING Dodgers Pafko singled to left. Snider attempting to sacrifice, bunted *mto double play, McDougald to Collins. Hodges Hied to Mantis in center. No runs, one hit, none left. Yankees Bcrra doubled to left. Boauer sacrificed him to (Vii*-H vnnugald struck out. Martin wnlked. Lopa 1 walked to 1IH the buses. Ri forced Lopat. Reese to Robinson. No runs, no hits, three left. on the books at $800. U.S. Must Bring Envoy Back Home WASHINGTON (jfl — Soviet Russia today demanded the immediate recall of American Ambassador "Property which is actually as- George F. Kennan. sesscd is lidne so at about 10 per cent of its value. This istuation, coupled The demand was made in a note terming 1 him "persona non-grata" — personally unacceptable — be cause of recent "slanderous attacks" which Moscow said Kennan had made against the Soviet Union. Secretary of State Acheson an nounced that Keenan, now in Gen eva, Switzerland, will return to Washington for consultation. He said no consideration ha been given to a replacement for ROME (AV-The Italian govern- Kennan at Moscow, meat today lifted its ban against operations of the American-spon- Italy Lifts Ban On Churches Operation to Continue During Study of Act sored Church of Clirist in Italy. The j U. S. embassy, announcing Hie de-: cision. snld It followed discussions between the embassy and the Italian government. The denomination's 22 churches and one orpll.inngc will be permitted to operate as usual during the period while their application for permanent permission is being acted upon by the government. Weather Arkansas forecast: Fair this aU- crnoon, tonight and Saturday. Cool- COOI/EK er north portion Saturday, Missouri forecast: Partly cloudy tonight, warmer cast and south portion; Saturday conerally lair and colder; low tonight middle 40s northwest to middle 50s southeast; high S a turday 60s, nor ti iv, est to middle 70s southeast. Minimum this morning—41. Maximum yesterday—79. Sunset today—5:42. Sunrise tomorrow- Truman Lauds Sen. Morse Ike's 'Surrender' To Taft Discussed ABOARD TRUMAN TRAIN —President Truman voiced pral.se today- fur Republican Sen. Wnyne Morse of Oregon for refusing to work for Dwight D. Ei.-cnhowcr— after the general "surrendered, to Senator Taft." And he declarrd another Republican senator, William E. Langer ol Nor til Dakota, hud informed him this week "he doesn't owe tne Republican party anything." The President told a trainside crowd at Klamnth Falls, Ore., that TOKYO (.'TV Japanese voters in ^ Morse can "see through the flvc- l-heir first free election since re- star gutter to the -sad fact- under- ^Communism Given Severe Defeat :n Asia Owner o! Cab Firm Here Shot <*«y 5eri . .... Wife Is Arrested Ro\ SiieupiroV 39-yeai--old Ely- Ai Annual Event Lange PTA's Float In Opening Parade Wins Top Honors More limn 100 cotton pickers went lo work at 10 o'clock this morning with their eyes on 52,500 in prize money as the 18th National Cotton Picking Contest tjot underway at Walker Park in bright, crisp October weather. Sneech-maktnfj, folk music entertainers, n fashion sho',v nnd selection of the world's best cotton picker were on Up for the afternoon of what will be n full day tor visitors nnd townspeople. Today's entry list compares with the largest En the history of the contest, accortlinR to J. L, Weslbrook, (See additional contest pictures on Page 12) Junior Chamber of Commerce chairman of the event. Things got rolling yesterday with a parade, which wus easily tops in the 13-year history of the contest, a beauty pageant and street dances. Blue-eyed Gloria Stice. 19-year- old Paducah. Ky., lass, won out over n field of 23 girls who were vicing for title of Queen ot the National Cnttcn Picking Contest at High School auditorium last night. Miss Stice, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Stice ot Paducah, Is a sophomore at Murray state College, Ky. . She -sos selected a campus favorite last year ns a freshman, a rare honor, anil this year,Is a drum ma- lorette. A. music rnajor.^Rhc.. plays - th« -{vb^r-p. •j\y.T; v 'B^cV^o 1 /Tria's ..mother, j$*lp she intc:fdjt*Ui'set: that Gloria, • f -*' No nlaHlal Comment 'V •"I Just hope -she doesn't have any-IdefrE about hinkin? it a hon- h villc Uxi eymoon^'-Wrs. Stice said last night. i. b company owner, j Gloria, her ,• blue eyes dancing. Walls Hospital this morning snf- crini; :]ie from a gunshot wound J-UU by oITicxis to been Inflicted by.littf tyffi B ^^m cite, cU^ aft- merit" regarding her future marital status.' II \ . Second* place went to Donna Gardnar of ..Union; city, Tcnn., who is NatlimaKSoybean Festival queen of 1952." ' " " v Third place went to Trudy Wack- rly, Miss BatcsvllTe ami second winner of the 1952 Miss Arkansas contest. Judges hi the beauty contest were 6r. nnd Mis. Hoy Bosson of tho Sliciiir Bcrrjmnn slid Mrs Shep ('Arkansas Gazette; Layton Seymour, pird walked quietly into Wllliains' mayor of Lepanto, Ark.; Allen ~ - ' "" '* ' ~' ''"'• ~'-' ^' Mcorc, ma^-or of Newbern, Tenn, nnd Mrs. Frances Ross Sudbury, WAICT fashion commentator and owner of Prances ROM shops. Cite ind trailer. Csinp Sixth Street ni. 2:25 'p.m. yesterday itcd firing n snub-nosed .38 revolver in the direction of sff calibre where her husband and another woman were sitting. One of the This afternoon, Stuart Symington, Democratic senatorial nominee lu sti i k Sheppard in the stom-1 from Missouri, was to address the nth mid another struck the woman, j grandstand crowd prior to award- Jflcntiflrd as Mrs. Doris Bailiff. 26, i ln K °- prizes. in the hip. Deputy Sheriff Charles Short, who assisting Sheriff Berryman with Activities for tonight Include tho Jackson, Tenn.-Blytheville High School football game which starts ihc shooting,] „ „ r ,. at l!a!oy Field at 8 p.m. snd the id "lour or five" other customers i Cotton Ball. •re in the cafe at tlie time of the _'Tlic latter will get under way at COTTON I'ICKIXG STARTS—Joe PhiHiousc, Hornrrsvillc, Mo., me.s fuutiliar tc;hnlqu" to expedite inij tra.sh out of his cotton by picking out boll par- ticles with his teeth. Joe v.n^ onf nf 113 pickers out niter $2,. r iuO in pri/o nioney. iCuurliT Ni:vs I'ohiuj. gamins: •sovereignty handed worW communism its worst Asian setback of the postwar era. Japan's Communist party, which won 35 House seats ill the 1949 election, failed to place a single one ot its 107 candidates in Wednesday's balloting. Only two Communists remain in the Japanese Parliament. Both arc in the virtually powerless Senate. ncath that the Republican candidate is the captive of the old guard." ASC Students Win Talent Event Trumpet player Danny Bosche and pianist and vocalist Elvis Coble, both from Arkansas Slate College, took first place in the first Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m. I of four amateur contests at Osce— none. tola las* night- Total precipitation since January! The contests 1-35.82. Mc-?n temperature (midway be- sponsorship of radio station KOSE and the twecn high and low)—^60. Normal mean temperature October—63.4. This Dale l^ast Yrar Minimum this morning—38. Maximum yesterday—90. precipitation January 1 to this date—38.17. Osreoln Club. Proceeds 2 Cars Damaged In Osceoia Wreck OSCEOLA—Two cars were heavily damaged last night but no one was injured in a pile-up ot two cars and a heavy trucfc on a Highway 40 bridge near Etowah. Deputy Sheriff Cliff Cannon said a 1515 Chevrolet driven by David Bonds of Rt. 3, Osceoia, and a 1951 Kaiser driven by Ray Payton of Joncsboro. collided on the bridge, and while the two drivers were surveying the damage a heavy equipment truck crashed into both of the cars. The truck was driven by Clarence Wcsl of Little Hock. Deputy Cannon quoted West as saying he did not see the two cars until his Swill go to the Kiwanians under-Uruck entered 'the bridge. When for privileged children fund. I he applied his brakes, a brake 1m- La.st night's contest was held at|in? burst, he Mid. Joy Theatre. Next, contest will be j The truck, which was not loaded. swniny but no one else was 'A'nundcd. Deputy Short quoted one of the i nr- =^es is <• "\ying that Mrs. Shepp ltd pot e to no one as she entered the cife She immediately began firing ind ifler the shooting she. turned and left, sayint; to one of the witnesses, "you can call the txilli e if you wsuit to now. J have two bullets left." Mrs tiheppnrti then left. Deputy Short .said. She was imoMeil a MiorL Scc WINNERS NAMED on Tage 3 lke,M'Carthy On General Says They Differ on Methods ABOARD EISENHOWER SPE- ,., , CIAL tX-i—Geii. Dwight. D. Eisen- |tlme_ later at the _hosmtal _whcre , howcr opcn( , d hls presidential campaign m Wi.iconsui today by her husband nnil Mrs. rtatlia were uiken for treatment. Sherifl IJerryman said that, whfn Mrs. Sheppard was questioned after her arrest, she said she was shooting "nt that woman" and did not intend to shoot her husband. Mr. Shoppard is owner of the City Cab Company. Britain Fires 1st Atom Bomb Will it Re-Open Swapping of Secrets? de! he has differences with Svn. Joseph H, McCarthy (R-\Vis>-—but both Kive fhe same gojl of ridding the government of subversives. Ei.spnhenver at Green Bay vokert apprrcuilion th;it McCarthy was ainori? those aboard his special train. Eist'j!howcr Siiid Die dilicrcncra between him nnd McCarthy were v/i-ll-known — to everyone — and he hart diseased these iltffcrencea I with Mr.Cnrtby. Ho MIIEI r.nicronces i were iiievitable in a political par- |ty. Thursday night at 1:30. Other winners were Peggy and Sue Young, Gail Brogdon of Blytheville tnd the Jones Trio of Leachvill«, ]s owned by the M&r, Construction Company of UUie Rock. Tlierc were no arre*'* r Deputy Cannon caid. ARRIVES — Stuart Symington, Democratic senatorial nominee from Missouri who spoV;c at the National Cotton Picking Contest here today, executes a double handshake with Rep. E. C. Cachings ol West Memphis <right) and Rep. Pau! of Kenno'tj Mo. on his arrival in Arkansas (his mortiint;. Looking on at far right is Uu.vseH PERTH, Australia f/Ti — Britain | LITTLE LIZ exploded her first atomic weapon) . . „.,_ [successfully today at the deserted I * "'^'"S I V/ J -^ Mor.tc Bollo Islands off Northwest Australia. A London neusp^per .said it tuvfs Prime Minister Churchill the "(.rump" he nerds \o reopen cxrhnnec ot atom secrets with the United Stfttrs. The "setting sun 1 ' IlaFh and ine atomic clcnicl. :ern 65 i\nd more i miles a\vi»y on the mainland, her- 1 nkied Uritoi's "oomln* ot 1150" Phillips ol Dlythcvlllc, inemhor ol tlie dclcgalion \ the third world power to possess a that greeted the former HFC administrator r\l the stale line this morning. (Courier Ncw> I'holo) j deadly ntomic weapo:i. Ii H.^S the; 1 world's 37Ui recorded atomic «x-t 1 plosion. i ^%rfi^syi --i B ifvn/i '-rTuAiuMf I/ \ S The ool ^lx> ho^ slov:^ nil afternoon" -^vcr a tot twkfqe tabll uiDolly gc-ts to tH? cupirmorkct just ohcod of l'ns l ) to 5 crowd.

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