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BLYTHEVILLE .COURIER NEWS YOL. XLYIII—NO. 188 BtythevtUt Courtor BlyttwvUl* D*U» aCartalppi Valley Utte BljrUmilU Herald BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, OCTOBER 27 1952 TWELVE PAGES ^rrrrarp^!::^ •*rmpi -«rr«~yrpmrn£irr~ • 8INOLB COPMU'OTE CKNTi House, Cotton Gin, Grass Blazes Keep Firefighters Busy Fire, aided by the fall drouth that has left everything tinder dry,'stole the spotlight from traffic accidents and similar \yeekend violence as it kept the city's firemen racing to grass fires, destroyed a gin platform and 40 bales of cotton at Luxora and left a Blytheville family of five homeless. ' •* As the rash of grass fires here U . I . i. over the week end brought a «tat«Jl. Assembly Awaits Russia's Reply on Korea $ Vishinsky to Speak This Afternoon but Delegates Doubtful By A. I.-GOLDBERG UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. LB— The Uiilteci Nations : Assembly rounds out its second week today on a: note of' nervous expectancy, hoping , but doubtful that Russia will give the word to break the Korean truce talks deadlock. A 'pronouncement by Soviet Foreign Minister Ahdrei VishinsksS before the scheduled Assembly Politi ckl Committee this afternoon could provide . the Russian answer. ^ But o\er the week end Vishinsky kept the D N in doirut e< «ii- whether he would speak lOnij in answer to the long indictment of Russia m the Korein Uir, voiced ment:bf warning and precaution from'Fire Chief Roy Head, neighbors of Mr.-and Mrs. T. J. -Edgnion of Blytheville were busy organizing a program of assistance, for. the family whose home was gutted by a blaze Saturday. At Luxora. the week end brought the second major cotton giii fire within a week when a blaze destroyed a 'cotton platform and 40 bales at the Dyess Gin Co. on Highway. 61 a mile north of Luxora. The Ecigmon residence, a four- room house at 2138 Carolyn, was gutted by a fire of undetermined origin which also destroyed all the family's possessions. The Edgmcn and their three sons escaped with only a few articles they could carry. The house was owned by O. S. Robinson. v . . .. ; Mr.s. Claude Thaxfbn, 2144 Carolyn ,a friend of the Edgthons, is using her a collection point for contributions to help the fire victims. Her telephone' number is 2310 Chirlcs Lipford, Fourth Ward said neighbors already last' Friday by U. S. State Dean Acheson. Secretary of •Waiting for Vlshinskj other delegates kept their hnriies off the debate list. The Assembly itsell meets pgain today to decide a new East-West struggle—the clash between U S backed Yugoslavia and Soviet- sponsored Czechoslovakia for a vacancy on the U. N. Economic See U.N. on Page 3 Mr Ed onion is a dragline operator for b J Cohen construe Won canppnj and has resided here for the pasl five years Thev have three sons a»es 13 ID and n Mr Llplord said their biggest problem at present was locating an apart! irient with room' for two' or triree^ beds Issues The ra-sh of grass fires over the weekend provoked Fire chief Soj Head to issue a statement of warn- See FIRES on Page 3 1 8 Missco Men Leave For Induction Center A group of 18 men left today for Little Rock and induction into the Armed forces Miss Rosa Sallba, county draft board clerk, said the call was for 25 men but that 15 reported, tour transferred to other boards, two volunteered and one delinquent reported Pne men were warned to report In the next few days or thes will be turned over to the FBI Forty men are scheduled to lake pre-Induction physicals Oct. 30, Miss Saliba said. Those leaving"today were James Noel Perkins and Charles Scott Hopper, both of Blytheville; Charles Robert Mencham and Lcnard Ear! Evans, both of Manila; Lee Evans Raper of Kenosha, Wis.; Alfred Clark, Jr., of Kelser; Paul George Price of Osceota; Marvin AdMssori of Rockford, 111., and James Edward Adams of Lenanlo. . 'v Negroes were Roosevelt Harden and Cato Johnson, both of Blythe- Weather Arkansas Forecast: Generally fair tliis afternoon, tonight and Tues- f GEXERALIA' FAIR day. Colder Tuesday. . , Missouri Forecast: Generally fair tonight and Tuesday: colder tonight and In east and south Tuesday; low tonight 30s north to . around 40 south; high Tuesday In the 60s. Maximum Saturday—77. Minimum Sunday—45. Minimum this morning—48. Maximum yesterday 85. Sunset today—5:15. Sunrise tomorrow—6:14. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m. —none. Total precipitation since January 36.73. Mean temperature (midway between high and low)—$6.5. f -Normal mean temperature for October—63.4. This D»t« last Vear Minimum this momlng^-48.' Maximum yesterday— 76. Preclpitatic* January 1 U thfc vllie; James Winston Baker, Richard Isinh Ricks, and Eddie Mitchell, all of Osceola; Eddie Main Sykes of Chicago; Alex McCulIough of Burdette; David Lee Robinson of Muncy, Ind., and Tommle Taylor Jr., of Wilson. ' Those falling to report w... Blackburn Hannaford of Blytheville and Negroes Jessie James Dickerson of Stanford, Texas; Levy Bryant, Jr., Dave Foster and John Wesley Moore, all of Chicago Ben TBlJey, Jr., Blytheville Negro reported late and was rescheduled. Those who were warned to report or be turned over to the FBI were Pedro Goniales of Mission, Texas and Loyd Charles Black of Clinton Ark. Negroes on the list were Lonnle Le.e Wigfall and James Don Davis both of Blythevllle; and Henry Johnson of Clla Bend, Ariz. FBOGKESS ON HOSPITAL — All outer walU of th« Blythevllle unit of Mississippi County Hospital hav« be«n »re«led and progres* on the city'« 70-bcd unit Is shown In the above picture. Located in country Club Heights at Tenth and Highland Streets, the unit lj expected to cost about »896,640. A similar M-bed unit Is under construction in. C«ceola at a cost of more than $542.000. Both units are being built with two-thirds federal funds and one-third local financing. Bonds sold to finance the Blytheville unit will be retired by revenues from * three- mill construction tax now being levied. '(Courier News Photo) Inside Today's Courier News . . . Chicks, Paps, Ke» pl»y ihli week . . . Sports . . . Pane 8. . . . . . The Lies and the answers . . . election feature . . . Pale 9. . . . . . Sotltly . . . Page 2. . . ... Markets ... . Page 3. . . . . . Tens raters m»y hold kcj to While House door. . . Fa'ge ?. Stevenson and Ike Turn to Vote-Rich East in Final Week of Campaigns By The Associated Press i .' Gen. Dwight Eisenhower and Gov. Adial Stevenson swung today into the final and decisive we'ek of their battle for the presidency, each concentrating on the vote-rich east. '•-•'-. :" Stevenson-opened the day's effort with a whistle slop talk in Qulncy, Mass., followed ten speeches later with a night address In New York City's Harlem. . ' ' The Democratic nominee's whirl-* _< . wind drive Is aimed at capturing (he 73 electoral votes of Massa- chus.etts (16 votes , Connecticut ( Rhode Island (4) and New York (45). ',-••• Eisenhower, the Republican candidate, plans a full day in 'Pennsylvania, which has 32 electoral votes. Tomorrow and the next two days he has, on tap an intensive lour of New York Cty and Its uburbs. 'Eisenhower's schedule for the closing week is still largely filled, but it includes another appearance in Chicago, from wher§ he may go to California, and a trip to Boston next Monday, the day before election. Stevenson was in Boston yesterday,; making, what he called "nonpolitical", speeches there , v and in nearby cities Kt drew big cheer ,__' ,told a ^ hoped Ihej _!, of' cutting federal spending iHe sgid veterans themsehes could do much about 'restraining' public officials who want their vote, Lewis Gives Miners Back to Work Order Eisenhower when gets to Pittsburgh late today is espected to replv tp'the Democrats accusa lloas lhaf'his"pledge to go to Korea, if elected, was a "grandstand play " General Springs Surprise The general sprung the surprise Statement Friday night in a speech at Detroit. He accused President Truman's administration of ignoring expert. advice on'withdrawing American troops from Korea. If elected, he said, his primary goal would be an honorable: peace In Korea and he would visit there in a personal effort to achieve it. President Truman took off at 4.30 a. m. (EST) on his final whistle-stop tour in behalf of the Stevenson-Sparkman ticket. He has a light day on tap—no talks scheduled until 3:25 p. m. (EST) at Willard, Ohio. The tour will take Truman through seven Midwestern states— Indiana, Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois. Iowa, Ohio and Missouri—to his Independence, Mo., home, where he will vote Nov. 4 and await election results. The vice-presidential nominees, Democratic Sen. John J. Sparkman of Alabama and Republican Sen. Richard M. Nixon oi California, were also stumping. Nixon flew out 'of Chicago for Texas to address seven audiences In ten hours. A spokesman said he will' reply to the Democrats' claim, "You never had It so good," with a development of the theme, "There arc 110,000 boys in Korea who have never had It so bad." Sparkman, recovered from laryngitis which had temporarily sidelined him, returned to Ihe po- litcal ;stump at Bakersfield, Calif. In ah interview yesterday, he criticized Eisenhower's promise to go See POLITICS on Page J $100,000 Damage Suit Filed in Fatal Wreck A damage suit lor $100,000 has been filed In Circuit Court here by Everette Russell of Tupelo. Miss.,'against Brooksie Teague and the Growers Market Association as result of a wreck Oct. 10 near here In which Mr. Rufseil was injured and his wife and two st'e'p-cliildren were killed. Circuit Court Term Halved Pleas of Guilty Shorten Docket; To Convene Nov. 3 Because of the number of guilty' pleas entered during arraignments of defendants for the fall criminal term of Circuit Court here, the length of the term has been halved and the convening date advanced. Scheduled to be convened here today, the term will open next Monday instead and will last only one week. Judge Zal Harrison of Blytheville moved the term into its second week because of a light docket ;hat remained after several unanticipated pleas of guilty, were entered during arraignments. This leaves only .formal sentencing in these cases. The list of prospective jurors for the fall tcrrn Includes E. R. Mason, C. G. Redman, J. w. Maloney, Ous Eberdt. E. S. Krutz, A. O. Hudson, A. C. Ounter, s. S. Holmes, J. A. Leech,.Russell Phillips,-E. J. Cure and E. A. Rice, all of Blytheville; Otto Donner, & C. Fleeman, c. B, Childreas and Sam C. Fincher, all of Manila; J. S. Swiharl, Johnny Cude and Joe Wheeler, all of Leachville; H. R. Crawford, Sr., R. L. Simpson and E. H. Prewett, all of Dell; Pruitt Harrison of Armorel and Drier Moore of Huffman. ' Alternate prospective jurors are Joe Hutton, R. w. DeJarnette, J. H. Green, W. L. Bryant and E. J. Field, all of Leachvllie and R. J. McKlnnon .all of Manila; C. A Moody of Gosnell and J. L Tyrone of Blytheville. Municipal Court Has Busy Day; 8 Docketed for Drunk Driving Eight cases involving charges of driving a vehicle while under the Influence of Intoxicating liquor were heard in morning. Municipal Court this In other action, four charges of enticing labor were docketed, one man was fined for carrying a concealed weapon, and a charge of transporting beer without a permit was continued. The eight cases involving driving while Intoxicated were as follows: Prank Bucklew, forfeited bond of tlll.25; E. L. Woolen, forfeited bond of $123.25; T. C. Wea- IherUigUm, forfeited bond of $121.75; \James Leonard Flack, fined $ 100 and costs and Mhtebccd to 1 on« day In Jail on plea of guilty; Wilth Robinson, forfeited bond of $'111.11. , *•*« Malta* MrttiUd a«a4 a< »121.75; H. J. Kllpalrlck, lined »100 and costs and sentenced to one day in Jail on plea of guilty; Win. B. Rakestaff, forfeited bonds of $120.75 on the driving charge and J63.25 on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon. . Josi M. Aldez forfeited bond of i75 and Donate Nlesto, Nabor Rodriguez and Hiilaro Arregunl forfeited bonds of $10.25 on charges of enticing labor. A charge against Hamon Ramirez of transporting beer without a permit was continued to Friday. He posted bond of »150. ' Bobby McAuley forfeited bond of $5 on & charge rerunning over fir* hoc*. \f •',:,.', Arthur Sh«» wm» fined »10 on » charge of overload tag" a Uxl It i Mr. Teague, of Winter Haven, la., was driver of a truck owned ly Growers Market Association and ad stopped his truck at Sandy Ridge Bridge seven miles south of 'iere on Highway 61 to allow an ncoming truck to cross, according o officers. '. The truck "driven by Mr. Russell rashed into the rear of the halted ehicle. ; Mr.;Rui3en suffered iSts- ocatioh of .both hips and a fracture' >f oh*."His wife, Mildred,' nnd step- hlldren, Danny J. Cral*, four, and jlenda sherlll Craig, three, were killed instantly. In his complaint, Mr. Russell :harges Mr. Teague with failure to .ignal for. a stop. He asks 545,000 damages for his Injuries, medical :osls and loss of family. $25,000 'or the death of his wife, and $15.000 each for the deaths of his step-children. A. S. Harrison and Elbert Johnson of Blytheville are attorneys for Mr. Russell. Hearing in Municipal Court here !or Mr. Teague on a charge of involuntary manslaughter has been con- Inued Indefinitely pending recovery of Mr. Russell, who was dismissed Saturday from Blytheville Hospital and returned by ambulance to his home In Tupelo. NEW MANAGER —Lester E. Norris, formerly of Monticello, Oa., has taken over as general manager of the Superior Weath- erprooflng Co. here, U was announced today. Formerly i vocational agricultural Instructor In Monticello. Mr. Norris Is part owner of the new firm which Is associated with the Superior Termite Co., 535 North Sixth. Mr. Norris »nd his family reside at 713 Chlck»«»w»». (CotBi» Mm Sunday Worst Forest Fire Day in State Ry The Associated Press Sunday was perhaps Arkansas- worst forest fire day ot the year, nnd the Stale Forestry Division said the situation "doesn't look any better today." One hundred and 17 timber blazes —91 In South Arkansas and 26 m North Arkansas—were extinguished yesterday after 2,843 acres were ourned out. .Three fires continued to burn in South Arkansas this morning. Through yesterday 1.461 forest fires had burned over 28.441 acres of tlmberland in October. This boosted the totals for the year I 5.684 fires and 117,841 acres lost. The Forestry Division values the timber alone at S20 an acre. There has been no estimate of the loss of farm buildings. F. H. (Ranger Jim) Martin, assistant state forester, said two new areas were hit by [Ires yesterday Sixteen burned in the Crossctt area of Ashley and Drew Counties and 13 were counted In the DIcrks section In the southwest. Marines Retake 'The Hook' in Fierce Fighting Hond-to-Hond Combat Reported oh Western Front; Reds Repelled BULLETIN SKOUI,. Korn (tfl — Punlshln* Red artillery fire tonight drove U.S. Marines off the crest of "The Hook" a few hours after they recaptured the western rldgeUM In bitter close-quarter flrhlinj. By STAN CARTER SEOUL. Korea Wj—Fighting with fists.'grenades, bayonets and rifle butts. U. S. Marines today recaptured "The Hook," main target of a Chinese Red attack which punctured Allies lines in Western Korea. A stafl officer told AP correspondent Milo Parnetl the Leathernecks forced back the Communist • bat- allon 500 to 150 men which had seised one end of the Hook, killing an estimated 300 Reds. Farnetl said the Reds and Leathernecks ."at times' were actually vrestllng in the trench lines." By nightfall the Marines had recaptured all but two or three outposts guarding the Hook. In a message to his men, MaJ. Oen. A. E. Pollack, 1st Marine Division 'commander, said: "You have all the air support and ammunition you need in back of you. Keep pushing them. Keep he pressure on." . The C o rii m u n 1 s t s Sunday knocked, a hole In the U. N. lines ind seized one end of "The Hook," i mile-long ridge northeast ol Phnmiuijb'ni. The Red':at(ack opened . with a hunderoiis artillery barrage. Then about. 2,00? ;Chinese "swarmed across lhe~"lhree-niile front. They overran'.'thriSe bf. five Allied 'outposts guarding 7 " : '1Xa,. fish hook- shaped .ridge. . ., -;t : v , / No Report From Outpost "The Marines withdrew from two positions. • • There has been no report from the third outpost since the Chinese swarmed over the top. . . The Marines 'counterattacked at ) p.m. and fought up a trench atop "The Hook" during the night. Al licri tanks tind planes moved in to support a second counterattack shortly after noon Monday. Famed snld U. N. .tnnks zeroed In their guns on an estimated 200 Chinese atop "The Hook." u. N wnrplnncs pounded the Cominu nlsls with explosives and flaming gasoline. The Reds fought back with artillery and mortar shells. The Communist advance marked Ihe first Red penetration to the key ridge since Allied forces seized it months ago. Hotrever Fnrnetl said the assault a'ppearei merely a local test of U. N strength. Northwest of Banker Hill The main Red blow was seven miles northeast of Allied - held Bunker Hill, where bloody fighting raged earlier this fall. A staff of ticcr said there was no action or Hunker .itself. From the Central Front, AP correspondent John Randolph re ported Chinese troops made brie stabs at U. N. positions on Tri angle and sniper Ridge, 'scene o! bitter fighting last week. Allied forces Sunday beat back 400 North Korean Reds who at tacked Heartbreak nidge, on thi Eastern Front. The Rods rnndi several probes In the same arei Monday. B2fl Supcrforls Sunday nigh dumped 60 tons of explosives on n Red supply center near Pyong yang, capital of North Korea, am 50 tons on a North Korean head quarters near Yangdok, In Nc»-l! Central Korea. U. N. Sabre Jet pilots shot dowi two Communist MIG jets. 'Sunda- afternoon, the U. S. Fifth Air Fore said. Phone Rote Fight Fund Growth Still Slow; Hears $150 The fund to fight Southwestern Bell's proposed rate increase stands 27 cents short of <150 today. Miserably short of Its 11,200 goal City Clerk Bill Malln, who is acting as a collector for the voluntar> contributions, said contributions are coming In slowly. Money will go to help provide legal aid In. the hearing before Ark- ansaj* public Service Commission. The hearing h«» been postponed until »ft*T J»n. 1, when the corn- Decision Comes 4/ter VYSB Agrees to Reconsider Case WASHINGTON (AP). — John L. Lewis today ordered striking soft coal miners to go back to work at once. The chief of the United -Mine | Workers messaged all union dis-' rlct officers that It was his opln- on work should be resumed pend- ng government reconsideration of vhelher the miners may have $1.90 i day pay increase which the Industry has agreed 'to. The Wage tabtllzation Board (WSB rimmed the rise to 51.50, holding hat a higher boost would violate he government's anti - Inflation irograui. President Truman bad appealed directly to Lewis to get the miners >ack to work. . . Trumnn Invited Lewis to the White House last night and made he request. Lewis promised cooperation. Immediately after this conference, the President left on his filial political campaign tour. The Industry and the union have olntly appealed the decision of Dsceola Girl, 14, Hurt in Wreck Patsy Jean Hunt Suffers Mangled Arm As Car Overturns OSCEOLA—Patsy .Jean Hunt, 14, suffered a mangled left arm ,'ycs- terdny when a car she was driving overturned' on "new-cut road" as she and two other girls were re' iirnlng from a grocery store. The other two, who were unhurt, were Linda Davis and Reba Dean Grecnlee. The injured girl is the Jiucghter of Mrs. _Mary Alma Hunt. After Sunday School yesterday, :he three girls went to a neighborhood grocery • to buy • some soft drinks and : were returning j,home Igben, lUeiCar hit loose-gravel .and "overturned; '••"•'• . , >/' _'«, -Palsy Jean's arm was pinned Underneath the car when it overturned. A Negro man .was able to lift the car enough to free the girl and she was taken to Campbell's Clinic by Swift Funeral Home Ambulance. Reports-said the girl's are was "cut to shreds': but-after a three and one-half hour operation, doctors believed the arm could be saved. :he wage board. Their appeal Is to Roger Putnam, economic stabilization director, who has authority to overrule board decisions. Associates of Lewis have mads it plain that he expects the full pay raise will be approved In'« day or two. Also present at last night's meeting were Harry M. Moses, president of the Bituminous Coal Operators Association, who speaks tor Northern and Midwestern mine owners, and lop government officials. • .' , ' The meeting was called in an effort to reach a settlement of the wnlkout. precipitated when the Wage Stabilization Board ruled Oct. 1 that,miners could receive only 51.50.of th'e:$1.90-a-day raise Lewis had negotiated with management. Truman said In a statement that Moses pledged the mine Owners would pay the miners returning to work the $1.50 increase and would set nsldc the disputed '40' cents for payment to miners .when and if the government says it's'all right. It seemed perfectly clear that Lewis'expected the governemnt to reverse the wage board's stand and okay the full $1.90 raise. ^ After the formal meeting, Truman took .the union leader on a personally conducted lour of the recently refurnished White House. This seemed to spell a' new era. of friendship between the. two. Four years ago Lewis opposed Triimnh's election, falling the Prfcs- ident "a malignant scheming sort of individual", and a "dangerous" man, | On Same Side of Fence Now, however, both Truman and Lewis are on the same side of the political fence, supporting the Democratic presidential nominee, Adial Stevenson. There was no woid on how th« government was going to act on the pay raise question. •»• Truman's -stalerneni,j5ald "that, economic Stabilizer Rpger'pulnam had assured Lewis and Moses^their appeal would receive "serious 'and prompt consideration." Putnam 'was at the meeting, along with John B. Steelman, Assistant to the President; Federal Mediation Service Director David L. Cole, and David B. Cha'rnay, Lewis' public relations man. "It seems to me," Truman'! See COAI, on-Page 3 Ark-Mo Plans Unsocial But Noisy 'Blow-Out' Marking the last step in bringing natural gas to'Blytheville. Arkansas-Missouri Power Co. scheduled a "big blow-out"<fo"r sometime thli afternoon. Since it was expected to be a startling affair, utility officials sent some advance notice to pievent^undue frightening of West Blythevllle residents. f ' But you won't see anything in the society column's about this Annexation Hearina Set Country Club Area May Be Expanded Hearing on a petition to annex property in the Country Club Addition to the city will be held at the next meeting of the City Council. The petition, filed by J. R. Marr, Jr., and Philip Applebaum, owners of the property Involved, asks annexation of property cast of the present corporate limits In the area north of Hardin Street and one block cast ot Highway 61. The City Council must pass on the annexation petition, which will then be brought before the County Court at its first meeting not less than 30 days following the Council meeting, according to Marcus Evrard. attorney for the petitioners. Kiv/anians to Take to the Stage Tomorrow to Aid Needy Youth minion »v* •* The Blytheville Klwanls club's annual benefit blackface minstrel will be tied tomorrow night In the auditorium of the new high school building. ( The minstrel is scheduled for 8 p.m. but a special musical program by the Blytheville High School band will begin at 7:30. The minstrel is one of the Kl- wanls Club's annual projects for the benefit of underprivileged children of this area. All proceeds from the show will go Into the club's Underprivileged Children Fund. As In past years, this year's show is Under the direction of .T. F. (Doc) Dean. Mr. Dean, a -, former vaudeville end medicine show man. h»t Dr. Milton Webb as his musical director and Freenicm Roblnsoa ftntral The show will Include all local talent with members of the Klwanls Cub serving as end men. There will be a number of special numbers including a Jitterbug dance team of Jennie Frailer and Ben Young; Dolores Parker, who will give special vocal numbers; a ukulele team of Danny Cobh and Eugene Still, and a piano-vocal combination of Dr. Webb and his wife. J. Graham Sudhury will serve as interlocutor and end men will be George Wlggs, Ed Tune, Hermon Carlton. Bill Radcr, R. M. Logan and H. B. Richardson. Ticket* for the minstrel have been on sale for - the past two wceiu and may be purchased from any Klwanlan, Mr. Robinson said. Tickets will also be on a*)* •» I blow-out. It's to be all very business-like. ; What,Ark-Mo plans to do late this afternoon ., tit may already have happened^ b'efore you read this) Is "blow out" their main gas transmission line. This Is the big line that begins at Campbell, Mo., and extends to Blythe- vllle. "Blowing out" the line consists of building up ttir pressure in the pipe to some 300 pounds per square inch and then suddenly releasing It. The escaping air cleans out dirt and debris that got Into the line during installation. '. ; ' When th'is 300 pounds pressure Is released suddenly, it causes a loud, explosive noise. This noise will be most pronounced at the west edge of the city near the air base road, where tlie line terminates. There will be only .one blast. Exact time -of the "blow-out" could not be determined, as crews began this job at Campbell and are working their way to Blytheville. The line Is cleaned In this manner a section at a time along the route. Since a crew will be stationed at the site of the "blow out, 1 ' there Is no chance of anyone betng too near when it happens. Ark-Mo officials said this represents the last step in bringing gas to Blythevllle. "H will be only a matter of days until gas Is turned on here," they said. LITTLE LIZ— Too many peppte looking wwk quit looking •> joon « Hwv findoiob , . •._

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