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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XLV—NO. 258 BlythevlU* Dally Ne Blythevllle Courier Ely the vine ReraJd Mississippi Valley THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI _BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 1950 TEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Hiss Case Jurors Deliberate Fate Of Suspected Spy Former Aide in U.S. ^ State Department ^Charged With Perjury By Charles Mercer NEW YORK, Jan. 21. W) — A federal ciiort (ury made a new and probably final effort today to agree on a verdict In the second perjury tnal of Algcr Hiss. The eight women and four men resumed deliberations at 9:20 a.m —10 minutes earlier than the time set by Federal Judge Henry W. Cicddard when he sent them to bed at 10:45 o'clock last night. Thus tiro jury continued to follow the pattern set by the jurors in the first Hiss trial — failing to agree on the day thev got the case spending the nicht in a\ hotel, then renewing deliberations ahead ol time. Tlic jury pot the case at 3:10 p.m yesterday alter Federal .Judge Henry W 'aoddard charged them for 3: minutes on the legal aspects of case. Hiss, 45-year-old former state De- paitment aide. was on hand throughout the day and night. He smiled, grew tense and relaxed by turns. He lowered his erect head once during a blistering wind-up attack against him by the government which called him a traitor. And at the end of tile Ions day he and his wife, Priscilla, left the courthouse and stepped into the night with smiles on their faces. Conviction on the Iwo perjury counts against him carries a maxl oumi penalty of 10 years in prison i »jP:\ 54.000 in fines. He was accused by Whittake Chambers of turning over State Department documents in wholesale fashion to a prewar Soviet spj ring. Chambers claims to have been « courier for the ring. Hiss denied ever giving Cham bers secrcU or even seeing his pudgs accuser after Jan. 1, 1937. For these denials, he was indicted for perjury by a New York icdera grand Jury ill December, 1913. His first trial ended in a hung Jury—eight for conviction and fou: for acquittal. That jury was ou nearly 29 hours. Larsen !o Head Civil Defense Unit Atomic Researcher .To Seek Volunteer — Aircraft Observers 'WASHINGTON, jan. 21. (AP> _ A former atomic research offlcia was* named today to head the gov ernment agency charged with plan ning for wartime civil defense. Paul J. Larsen, who has been as soclated wilh atomic research li las Alamos nnd Albuquerque, N.M j will take over as first chairman o I the civilian'mobilization office o '' March 1, Presidental Assistant Job. ' R. Steemian announced. The office was set up as one o eight planning groups In a recen reorganization of the National Se curity Resources Board, whicl Steelmaii has ben running as act ing chairman. . Laraen's appointment was an j nounced on the heck of a Defens j Department disclosure that recruit ' 'ng ol 150,000 volunteer aircraf ^ observers will start immediately tc i be ready for action if war shoul< i come. I The two announcements markt I a sudden surge of action in tt | civil defense program, which h£ • been dormant since the war. j I*ar5en will supervise planning io ! civil defense, health resources, hous } ing and community services, stra TSjc dispersion of industrial an* Evernmental facilities, and. cen / sorship. ] The new official formerly was as jsociate director of Ihe Las Alamo. j Scientific Laboratory ol the Unt ! verdty of California. Later he scrv .; ed as director of the University iSandia Laboratory at Albuqucrqui { When that operation was take over by the Wsctcrn Electric Co last November Lnrscn became con . sultant, of a Western Electric sub sidiary working in atomic.researcl The decision to recruit thousand. of aircraft observers for civil de ifense was announced yesterday lol .lowing a two-day conference of dc ;fense officials and state represent "lives cal 'ed by Secretary of Defens Johnson. Weather Arkansas forecast: Partly clo_... lj»d wanner this' afternoon tonigh V ^M Sunday Missouri forecast: Partly cloud ind mild tonight and Sunday Lo .onight In upper 30s, high Sunda icar 50. Minimum this morning—2g. Maximum yesterday—50. Sunset today—5:18. Sunrise tomorrow—7:05. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a m od ay—none Total since Jan. 1—9,25. Mean temperature (midway bc- wcen high and low)—39. Normal mean for January— 393. This Dale Last Year j Minimum this morning—24. i Maximum yesterday—II. ; Precipitation Jan. 1 t& this date '.'-4.79. Community Service Stressed In Annual Award by Jaycees In recognition of services rendered his community througlj civic activities during 1949, Jimmie Edwards, . 35-year-old Blytheville f tirniture;'store- owner•-• ksMiight-\wis awarded ^the Jaycee Distinguished Service Award-as the;>Ou,t^r\(U^fYourig jiUteftitj Presentation of the award was made at the annual CSA banquet-lielcf by^tlie Junior Chamber of Commerce at the Jaycee clubhouse last-night, when the "Boss of the Year" and five Key Men" also were announced. ••'<•. Named "Boss of the Year" by, vole of the Jaycee membership was Harry W. Kaincs, publisher of the Blytheville Courier News. Winners of "Key Men" awards were Jack Rawlings, Elmer R. Smith, A. A. Prcdrickson, Lee A. Crowe, Jr.. and Carl Marshall. These five were elected by the membership on the basis of participation in club activities during the past year. Attorney General Speaks Following presentation of awards, Arkansas Attorney General Ike Murry of Little Rock spoke on functions of his office and the proposed "Little Hoover Commission" which would recommend ways to "streamline" the state government. Mr. Edwards was selected "Man of the Year" by a committee of five Blylhevitle men whose Identities were kept secret until last night. Members of this committee were C. Murray Suiart, chairman; the Rev. Harvey T. Kidd, Prosecuting Attorney H. G. Partlow, Alvin Huffman, Jr., and Superintendent of Schools W. B. Nicholson. In presenting the Distinguished Service Award, Mr. Partlow listed the civic activities for which Mr. Edwards was selected "Man of the Year." During the past year, Mr. Edwards served on the board of directors of the Chamber of Commerce, the Junior Chamber of Commerce and the Retail Merchants Division of the senior chamber. He was committee chairman for the Christmas promotion project sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. l.'cads "Operation Economy" Now serving as Arkansas chairman ot the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce "Operation Economy" drive to gain support for Hoover Commission proposals, Mr. Edwards was reception committee chairman for the 1949 National Cotton Picking Contest. He also served as delegate to both slate and national Jaycee conventions. A past president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Edwards was program chairman for both the Jaycees and Lions Curb during the past year. He also is active In the American Legion. Mr. Edwards last year began his first term in the Arkansas General Assembly as a member of the Mississippi County delegation in the House of Representatives. During the last session of the General As-, „„ sembly, he served on the Veterans,' Chrysler Flood Control and State Finance commitlces of the House. Young Democrats Stress Home Rule For Municipalities LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 21—(fly- Arkansas' Young Democratic Club members want to give cities more governmental power and women greater recognition in politics. More than 500 ol them voted at their annual gtate convention here yesterday- to support a movement to amend the state constitution to give miniicipaliics "home rule." A leader in the movement, Little Rock City Attorney, T. J. Gentry, told the convention delegates: "The cities of Arkansas ought to be allowed to solve their own problems instead of having to go out to the legislature and line up with other lobbyists to get what they The YDC created the office of Women's Division vice president and named Mrs. Dansby Council of Port Smith to fill it. And, shortly alter he was elected president of the YDC, Douglas Bradley of Joncsboro declared "Women hold the balance of power in Arkansas politics." Other officers named at the one- day meeting are: Ed Pace, Camden, vice president: James N. Dowcll Jr., Little Rock, secretary-treasurer; Louis L. Ramsey Jr., pine Bluff, national com- mittecman, anrt Mrs. Bill Enfield. Bcnton, national committccwoman. fire Loss at Armory Placed at $1,000,000 LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 21. WlV- timated loss in the lire which destroyed an Arkansas National Guard Armory at Camp Robinson yesterday has been raised to $1.000.000. Brig. Gen. H. L. McAlistcr, assistant state adjutant general, made the estimate. He said most of the lass w.is technical and radio equipment which will be replaced by the federal government. A board of inquiry is to try to determine the cause of the fire Monday, ' FuHsre of Cotton Under Discusscon hi Memphis Meet MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 21, Plans for the future of cotton were whipped up here today by six national cotton council committees. The various rocomn-endations will be presented before the 12th annual general council conference, which oncr.t, Monday with 1,000 leaders of the industry to attend from over the natio Bach of the six committees Inc urti- a rcurwientative of producers nncrs. warehousemen, oil sect , crushers, cotton crushers, and spinners. These are the six council divisions. One of the most. pressing prob- IcifF expected (o figure in full session discussions is foreign markets which council leaders fear may slip wilh Hie end of the Marshal! plan. Most cotton sold abroad is paid lor with EGA dollars. But the chairman of the British Raw Cotton Commission. H. O. R. Hindley. told cotton men yesterday that, as EGA funds are gradually cut back, England will reduce its cotton purchases last of all. However, the foreign trade committee was expected lo lay detailed plans (or capturing post-ECA niar- —Courier News I'holos JAYCKKS l-RESENT AWARDS— Awards were presented last nigh :o the "Man of the Year' "Boss o: .he Year," and five "Key Men" a the annual Distinguished Bcrvici Award Banquet given by the Jay eccs. In the upper left photo, Jim mie Edwards (left) receives th "Man of the Year" award from H. G Portlow. At ipper right, Harry W Halnes (right) is .. presented th "Boss of the Year", award by Jame Gardner, in the photos are th '^-'**mm&g£sgz ientral-Lange School Boundary .ine is Revised Pupils Transferred To Meet Requirement Of State Agency The transfer of 21 elementary ;cliool students from Central to .ange School to balance Uie leacli- r load in keeping with Arkansas Department of Education requlre- nents will be effective with the penivig ot the second semester's work Monday. The transfer was made yesterday iy school administrators after the Board of Education directed the moving of dividing line between Central and Langc from Division trect to Eleventh Street. TJic hange In the boundary was due to he fact that enough children live n the area between Division RIH! 'Eleventh Street to reduce the overflow at Central, If transferred. The State Department of Educa- ,ion requires that the teaching load be reduced to 40 students per teacher for schools to receive an "A" rat- ng. W. B. Nicholson, superintendent of schools, and Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, elementary school su- jervlsor, said that every elfort vould be made to meet this rcqiitce- ncnt in the Blytlieville schools. In addition to the transfer to Lange, 17 children who live in the Central area are being transported lo Yarbro School. It was explained that the transfer of children who enrolled at Cen- :ral in September was postponed until mid-term because of the delay In completing the Limps school building. Six new rooms have been Search Continues For Second Victim Of Flood Waters W. L>. Hornet*, of Howard Funeral home In Manila, said at noon to. day thai llic body of WIHUm Boolh had been recovered from floodwateri nnir llic spot where the body of Junes Mi-Spain was located. Booth's bod; was fully clolhed, Im-luULnt; boots and gloves. Searchers toilny continued dragging tlio backwater near the Floodwiiy Community south of Manila for tho body of William Booth, about -10, who with James UeSpain, <\bout 25, ilvowiieil when their boat overturned. udded at Lnngc to alleviate crowded conditions. Die The entire building at Lange has been remodeled and redecorated, with new furniture installed. Both Mr. Nicholson nnd Mks. Turner expressed the opinion that in addition to the moilcrn school plunt'nl Lunge, the faculty rating there Is among the highest in Mississippi County in professional training, experience and achievement. The cooperation of parents whose children have been, transferred is being asked. The building of a new senior high school will allow the six classrooms nnd study hall that belong to Central, but which nro -5?Sf t ,tar, i P8 used .! by . Junior Hlgl: uid giiide wcru moved, nnd thut ' Iritiusifi&l N. O. Cotton March ... May July October . December High ..3033 ..3101 ..305R ..2813 ..2861 Low 3084 3090 3053 2807 2858 2858-B 3102-94 3057-58 2870-B Gets Attention Industrial expansion on a stnte- w de scale, (s to receive uniielus hj the repent resources survey compiled by trie Midwest, Research Institute or Knnsn.s City, Mo., for the Arkansas Power and Light Company. \ Representatives from five conn- tics in Northeast Arkansas met wilh representatives of Arkansas Power and Light Company in Joncsboro yesterday lo review the research on locnl levels nnd lo discuss dis- tribrllon o( a 1,254 page survey on the Stiue of Arkansas among northern and eastern industrialists. Bill Kennedy, management- rep- rcsentiLive of Arkansas Power and .'light and Bill Sheppnrd, vice-president, met v.llh the group ami explained that, the survey was ma.de for cnch of the 75 counties by nn impartial research firm in order thnt an exhaustive study cf re- sourcei, at hand in Arkansas would be available to those who plan Industrial expansion in this area. - The two men explained thnt each county was to be given copies of the survey for use on trie local level, along with fAiRKestlons for an agricultural program. Woith D. Holder, secretary-manager of the Dlythevitlc Chamber of Commerce, and Charles Jolliff, secret ii-y-manager of the O.iceola chamber, received the research Information for Mississippi County. Mr, Holder satd that on a local level the information would be reviewed by chamber commlttcemr t n. and various phrises of it used tri *r>jcctfl to be Included in Chamber of Commerce activity. New York Stocks Closing quotations: A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper . i Beth Steel Also active In church work, he served as chairman of the building .fund drive for the Methodist Church. Mr. Edwards also served last year as a member of (he Blytheville Community Chest Board. Provides Henefits for Employes Mr. Haincs was presented the "Boss of the Year" award by James Gardner. This was the second such award made by the Jaycees and is based on the promotion ot employ- S« AIV A R I).-; on Page 10. Coca Cola Gen Electric .'.... G«n Motors Nfontgomcry Ward N Y Centra! Int Harvester . ... National Distillers . Republic Steel Radio '.'I Socony Vacuum ',".". Stnrlebakcr Standard of N j"! Texas Corp Packard ]". U S Steel . '...".' 148 7-8 74 3-4 29 3-4 ... 161 1-4 ... 423-8 ... 13 ... 56 1-2 ... 123-8 ... 27 1-2 IJ 1-2 111 3-8 27 l-» 66 3-4 Rustic Inn Improvements Completed; Reopening Scheduled for Tomorrow Having recently undergone complete renovation and modernlxatlon, the Rustic Inn, located at the Intersection of Walnut and Division Streets, will be open tomorrow under the management ot B B. David. The restaurant's new dining rooni and coffee shop, both of which will b; managed by Mrs. Bill Godwin, will accommodate around 150 pcr- SORS. Mr. David announced an entire new staff which will operate the Inn. T. B. Mann has been named chef. He was formerly with Southwest Hotels 'and has been associated nith hotels in Hot Springs and Little Rock. Assisting him will be E. E. Weeks who worked with Mr. Mann at the Lafayette Hotel In Little Hock. The entire interior of the Inn has brcn redecorated and enlarged with 25 1-4 new fixtures and equipment thru- out. A feature of the new kitchen is a pastry department which will be managed by Lloyd Thomas. Mr. David said the pastry department. In addition to handling the routine needs of the restaurant, wilt be available for special services for parties. The dining room may be divided Into Iva pilvate rooms, each with a private entrance, for parties and special events, Mr. David said, from 2 until 4:30 p.m. dally. The eoffte shop and dining room will be open each d^y at 10 am and will close at midnight. In addition to dinners and lunch- cons th« inn will feature seafoods steaks, pit u»rbe«ue ami short ord«ra< ' *>' ;S. . •>, Stoofs and boothi In the coifce shop, Mr. David pointed out, were made by Duro chrome Corporation's factory located at tht «ir base. v on P&&CC < and i). ifth Srnde because of 'the heav iirollment IP. these two articles at -anjc. rs-'Sought Jy Farm Bureau Smotherman Heads Blytheviflo Group In Annual Campaign Enlistment of Farm Unreal! mein- >ership (or 1950 was scheduled lo begin In Blylheville today. Plans for the campaign to enroll 00 members in Blythevlile were ompleted yesterday at, a planning meeting and luncheon at the Hotel Noble, at which J. N. Sinnthcrmon vas clectsd chairman of the Dly- heville drive. The 22 workers on hand to out- ine Ihe campaign were divided into earns and assignments for solieitlon decided. Lloyd Ward and W. P. McDanlel will lie In charge of solicitation on North Highway 81 and at the \irbasc; Fielder I'eery, Colcy Stevens and Jack pinlcy Twljinson 'rorn I'Yanklln Street cast. County Judge noliind Green, E. 3. Woodson, C. F. Tompkins. and H. C Knappcnljcrgcr, the area :rom the 100 block west; E. A. 3taccy, Poy Etchlcson, n. D. Hughes, Jr.. and n. G. West. 200 block; harts Brogdon, Glin Harrison, ill^, Hurt nnd Johnson lil.ickwell, 300 niock from Ash Street north :o Main. Mr. Smolhennon, L. C3 Nash, R. "3. Harris and w, C, Hicgtnson, from Broadway and Main Hlrect West to the linn block; p. B. Joy- icr, o. W. Coppetlge, H. B. Shcp- pard and Wiley Sinilh, Division Street and W«t End business; and Clarence Moore and Hubert Mitchell, Promised Land. The quota tor the year will be sought first through renewals. Additional enlistments to bring the total to 700 will also be sought Last year mote than 6SO members in the 4,C50 from the entire county were enrolled In lilylhcville. The county has a quota of 4,000 this jcar. Tension is Eased In Flooded Areas Floodway Residents Warned Not to Move Back "Prematurely" CHARLESTON, Mo., Jan. 21. (il 1 )— A sjfflkcsnian for the Army Engineers says the Mississippi River flood crisis in this area seems likely lo pass safely. But the Red Cross warned refugees from the Hints Point-New Mart- rid floodwny not to move back Into their homes prematurely. O. A. nobliuxni, Missouri area commander for the Engineers, said, "It looks now as If this crest Is going to pass very safely." The Red cross said: '•We hope that, none of tho refugees will be foolhardy. We don't want lo encourage them to movo buck in. Another day or two on dry laud won't hurt anybody." Brig. Gen. p. A. Fcrlnga o[ vleks- hure, Miss., president of the Mississippi River Commission, and Col L. H. Ynolc, Memphis District engineer, plan a survey of the levees and floodwny today. They conferred at Caro, HI., last night. Gen. Pcrlngn said they may have a statement regarding returl of refugees to the spillway lowland, following today's survey. Earlier, Col. Foote had announce at Memphis that the engineers wll Issue a statement when river con (litions Indicate the possibility o opening the floodway is past. - {\encral SltuaUen Jjrijirrivcs " ?--'AMi,osf'•: ii.uuO •'tlaUi&its r -' l f>l ' Hi floodway in southeast Missouri flee the area In the days following Mon day's announcement, that It mlgh IK necessary to flood the area k ease pressure on Cairo and othc cities along the river. The flooded Mississippi and Ohio rivers at last report were 'fallin slowly at Cniro. The : Weather Bu reau predicted the Mississippi wil drop l.l feet by Monday. The Mississippi crested at Cnlr yesterday nt 55.3 feet—somo 18 fee above flood stage and four feel be low the top of the Hoodwall anc levees. The situation remains critlca along the St. Francis River in Ar kansas, but Army Engineers yes tcrday reported some Improvemen there. The St. Francis was rccetl Ing slowly lost night. The St. Francis and other Mis slssippl tributaries have driven thou sands from their homes in Mlssonr and Arkansas. New Prosecutor Is Appointed for Osccolo District Ralph K- Wilson, Osccola attorney, nas appointed deputy prose- cutirg attorney for South Mississippi County on Jan. 14, H. O Partlow, prosecuting attorney for the second Judicial District, sold today. Mr, Wi!»n; succeeds B. U Nailling, WKo> risljhed' his temporary ftppointnierit "due lo his Inability to secure »ileave ol tibscnce from the post Office. Formerly V,#y attorney, Mr Wil- son,restgnfd that position on Mqn- South MJ'SSCO Scouters Plan 1950 Activities Scout coimnHtecmcn lor th South Mississippi Comity Di.strl- of Hoy Scouts of America last nigh outlined 1030's scouting activities. Oral Smith, scout executive fo the Eastern Arkansas Area Counc of Boy ScouLs of America, and Kr notlgers, council president. m< with district operating commute for the dinner meeting at the Ma sonic Hall in Osceola to plan 11: activities. Activities In advancement arc I Include a Board of Review on Jai u.iry 30 at the First McthodL Church In O.sccola, In preparaiio lor n Court oi Honor to be con dueled February 6. Dr. Joe Hughes, camping an activities chairman, said that tcr lutlvc plans had hcen made lor camporce In April, but that cac troop would plan its own activltii for Boy Scout Week. Louis George. Itnanca chalrma last year, said that M.700 of the 6 000 quota for the South MUMssIp County District had been raise and that reports from commun lies still not reported were cxnec I'd to bring funds collected to tl $8.000 mark. He explained th: $1700 h.iri been collected throxig S10 or more sustaining membei ships. W. P. Ellis said that the first ac tivity ol the leadership trninin committee, whlrh he heads, won! be participation In the counc training course at Luxora, Febru ary 4-5. He explained that scoutmasters, and troop committecmen from every troop In Mississippi County was asked to attend the DeSpatn's body was found yester- ay afternoon by searchers using ntppllng hooks. The body was Hind In six feet of water about 10 yards from Ihe spot where their 'erturncd boat was found about itduight Wednesday, Botli men were residents of the loodway Community. They were ironic home front Manila, where icy had picked up some freight, hen their boat capsized. They had ft their homes about 2 p.m. VVcd- esday. Deputy Sheriff Lee Baker of Malla said DcSpnln's body was cloth- d only in underwear when it was ound, Indicating .he had stripped ft his clothes in an effort to swim o salcty. Mr. Baker said DeSpain's arras •ere drawn up 'to his body In a xxKltloa Unit Indicated lie may avc suffered a cramp In the cold loodwatcrs. Funeral Flans Incomplete The boily was taken to Howard Mineral Home In Manila. Funeral rrangemeiits were Incomplete this nornlng, ponding arrival of hla amlllcs. DcSualii Is survived by his fife, two children, two brothers and a sister. Their names were not available thin morning. A Howard Funeral Home ambit- ancc remained on the scene of dragging operations today. Meanwhile, the water In Big l«ike continued to fa)! slowly. C. G. Redman, secretary of Drainage Dis- rict 17, reported a gauge reading ,hls morning of 18 feet, a. drop of .32 ol a foot in the past 24 hours. Above Big Lake, a foil of 1.4 feet was reported at Kcnnett. Mr. Redman said // The weather forecast ^fro'tn the US Weajlier Bureau Lt Little Hotk- this morning contained no Indica tlon of more rain altlxnigh^gkies were cloudy today. The forecast was for partly cloudy skies and warmer weather this afternoon, to- nlgHt nnd tomorrow. Conditions in the Tomato area, meanwhile, remained virtually unchanged except for additional appeals for Red Cross aid lor families residing In that river-bank community. Mrs. Floyd Haralson, executive secretary of the Chlckasawba. District Red Cross office In Blythcvillc. said thts morning that requests for assistance for 20 more families were received yesterday. Eleven requests had been received earlier this week. In Oscoola, high water Inundating the area behind the levca precluded use of the city's garbage dumping ground there. City officials said the state had outlawed use of this area as a dumping ground because of the high water. Osccolans were told to burn or bury their garbage until the water receded. Earle Youths Nabbed Here For Car Theft Two Earle, Ark., youths arc being held in the county jail here on suspicion of car theft, the sheriff's office revealed today. The youths, William Melvln Adkins, 21, nnd Elmer Henry Trauta- hnm, 19, were urrcstcrt here Thursday night by city police and sheriff's deputies after they had attempted to steal a 1918 Buick from the garage ol Tom Jackson, 800 West Ash Street. Deputy Sheriff Charles Short said this morning that the two youths arc also wanted by Earle authorities in connection with the theft of a 19-19 Chevrolet there Jan. 18. The car was found abandoned near Calumet Thursday night. Adkins and Tranlnham were surprised by city officers Bert Russ and Herman Lane while they were attempting to lake Mr. Jackson's car Thursday night. Deputy Short said. Hie youths had pushed the car from the garage onto Eighth Street and had the ignition wires exit rently to vrfrc them together. Atlkins was arrested at the time, officers said, but Tranlaham Jumped from the car and fled. He was opprchenrted early yesterday in the Frisco depot. Deputy Short stated that It has not been determined whether tha youths will be tried here for the attempt to steal Mr. Jackson's car or returned to Earle for prosecution. meeting, which be conducted by the professional staff of the area council. Mr. Smith announced fhat those planning to attend the National Jamboree In Valley Forge, Pa., late in June would have to apply before March 1. Any Boy Scout can attend. There Is a fee of aproxlmately J13S. Battleship Missouri Still Rides Mud Bank NORFOLK, Jan. 21. <iP> — The Navy, plans to use heavy reaching gear on the next attempt to tug Ihe Missouri, the nation's only active battleship, off a Chesapeake Bay shoal. In Washington, Navy oftt- clnls announced plans tor an Invcs- tigatlpn'end A naval court of inquiry on how and why the "Big "Mo r«n aground. The Navy will make the next Icy at freeing the ship ou Feb. 2, .

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