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PAGE TWELVE Arkansas GOP Convention Set Store's Republicons To Hold Biennial Meeting June 6 LITTLE HOCK, Feb. 15~W>)— The biennial Arkansas Repubiicai convention was called today (o June 6. The date was fixed at a mcetini here of the Republican State Com mittee. The convention will select a new Republican state committee and nominee a state ticket for the No vember general election. State Committee chairman Osrc Cobb said s nationally known Re publican will be the keynote speak er. He said the speaker's unme \vll not be announced until later. The basis of representation n the convention was fixed at one delegate and one alternate for eacl county plus an additional delegate and alternate for each 125 vote. cast for Republican presirientiti candidate Thomas E. Dewey in the JStS general election. County conventions will be held by May 15 to select representatives for the state convention. Cobb told the cornmillee il ma. be necessary for the Republicans to carry some Southern states in 1952 if they have any hopes o success hi the presidential campaign. "The South Is our last frontier. 1 he said. a. Cohb said the 19-18 Rcpuhlicai •campaign in Arkansas ended for al tunes any belief that the parts conceded the state to the Democrats without a fight. The chairman also praised Initiated Act. No. 3 of 1948 -which he said assured for the first time "a real two-partj system In Arkansas." Of the national political scene Cook said: "The announced program for the 'fair deal 1 is an outright steal from the book of Norman Thomas and his Socialist Party. It offends even thoughtful constitutional Democrat It Is downright nauseating to Republicans. 1 ' Obituaries fly they Hie Man's Mother Dies at 61 Mrs. Lula C. McDaniel, 61, wife of the late John T. McDaniel am . mother of ,w.' F. IfcOaniel of Blytheville, died yesterday at her home Ir Bryan, Tex. 'Funeral services for Mrs. McDaniel, a long time resident of Jonesboro, will be conducted at 2-30 tomorrow afternoon at Gregg Fu neral Home at Jonesboro, and burial will be In the Christian Valley Cemetery. ' She had lived In Jonesboro all her life until she moved lo Texas after the death of her husband five years ago. Survivors other than her son include three daughters. Mrs. Glen L. Cummmgs, Mrs. Harold E. Pope of Bryan, and Mrs. M. E. Swartz' of Detroit, Mich.; two brothers, a sls- Former Resident Dies at Bono, Ark. ArV° hn "^ B ™ Wn ' 64 ' ° f Rt - '• Bo "° dent" 'SJ'rt , rmer B1 ^'»"«'e resi- duit. died at Ins home at 2 am today af l<;r slirfcri „ st f o £ m A native of Ripi c} ., Tenll ^ Brow,i made his home In Blythe-' "He for about 20 years. He had Jived near Bono about 12 years Survivors include bis wife of Bono; three daughters, 1V irs Catherine Bandy, Walnut Ridge' Ark., and Dorothy and Peggy Brown, of the home; a,,d four Edg"*' pose'- \ ?' Nc ? Ah!lm - M>" and Miss Ruby Brown, all of ^ly- theville; two brothers. Bennie grown and Edgar Brown, both of flint, Mich.; and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow in Trinity M.E. Church near Bono at 2 p.m. by the Rev W, c., Lak-ey. Burial will he in Trinity Cemetery. Farmers Union -Funeral Home ol Jonesboro Is in charge. January Traffic Kills 23 on State Highways LITTLE ROCK. Feb. 15. ia; ._ Twenty-three persons were killed on Arkansas highways In January The dcalh toll in January la-,t year was 30. the rrport of' stole Police Director Herman Lindsey shews. • The report, lists a total of Ifis persons injured in Mo accidents last month. Rheumatism Arthritis > <*'""• •/, MOUNTAIN VALLEY /* | Thousands have been | helped by this famous t health water. Not a laxa- I live. Try it for the next I few week* .. •. sec how it I may help yott. I Atl Your Doctor AJmrf I MOWNTAM VALUY | MINIRAL MATE* E Crusstown Whiskey Shop I IM So. riivltlfln, Blvthrvlllr M»i»<K.-;fcf>'ua»&T*; COUNCIL Continued from Page One housing area. These new fncllille.s will be built with funds obtained from assignment of refunds by Ark- ^»'as-Misso[iri Power Co. customers at Gosnell. Mr. Lucius pointed out that 350 of the pupils in the Gosnell grade school reside in the air base housing area. There already arc Indoor tO'Iels in the high school, n-hich is located in the former officers' quarters on the air base. First Ward Alderman Jinuuie Sanders asked about the possibility of synchronizing traflic lights and was told by Mayor Henderson that a,» altompt to find out if this could be done -vould be made. Traffic I.ifihls IJisruss-ecl DiscL'.ssior by the council indicated, however, thiit some aspects of traffic in IDytheville, especially the angle-parking system, could preclude a workable synchronization. In other action, the council voted to permit e:;(ab!i.shment of a loading zo'ie in front of Ozburn-Abston Co., 218 West Ash, and discussed i;e possibility of installing a traffiir HBht at Fifth and Main Streets. It wo.s poj'iled oui, however, that the cily has no signals on hand. Mayor Henderson read a letter 'rom the Sudbury School PTA, hanking Ihr aldermen for approving construction of a sidewalk at ihc school. A resolution asking condemnation of two Negro-occupied houses in the niea north of Walnut Street and east of First was adopted. Action oil removal of the house.s, owned by David T. Cooly, was taken on the basis of complaints the mayor nnd councilman said they have received. SUIement of OpRratinns First-of-lhe-ycnr sales of privilege and vehicle licenses boosted January revenues for the city, sic- cording to the monthly statement of operations released last night, A rise of S1D.358.10 during lust month boosted the general fund to 28,226.97 as of Jan. 31. On this lute the street fund totaled SG.382.42 •ind the parking meter fund held sa.8fl5.02. Expenditures during January [mounted to S1G.K28.01 while rcvc- nies brought in ST7.M5.44. Most of .he Increase was accounted for by Ji-irilcgc license Income of $12,044.50 ami vehicle license sales of $8,105. Another revenue increase was rc- lecled in sanitation receipts of i5.050.40. This includes the garljnjie wid quarterly. Police and county lues during January also were heaver than usual, totaling $4,554.30. Slale lax refunds added S5.1S3.9S. nd parking meters brought in fl.630.50. January expenditures, by departments, included the following: Sfreet $5,386.02: Police $2,»32.gr, Sanitation 52,800.74; Fire, SU12.I5; eneral nnd administrative $2,801,81. Bond interest paid last month was 1.928.56. Annual payment of rent on laud t the ulr base by U L. Ward. Jr., )oosted JAminry airport receipts. Rental of more than S35.000 an- ually Is paid by Mr. Ward, who in urn rents the land to farmers in racts of 200 acres. All air base rents totaled $37,- (.AKK.) COUKifcK NUW8 Livestock •—Courier News I'holo PlinHUAKY IIKROES—History came to life yesterday when Abraham Lincoln, George Washlngtcn d the Queen of Hearts were guests of honor at a luncheon in the third guide, t.-ujght by Miss Mary Outlaw, at Lamje School. The luncheon culminated a two weeks unit on the study of planning balanced meals, dinner-nieclln B manners, and February holidays. Above the Queen of Hearts inndean Cooper, center) pours milk for Georee Washington (Wesley Adams, left) while her escort, Boycc' Moore, (right) looks on. After the luncheon the students had a valentine party. Mark Yount, not pictured, poitrayeii Abraham Lincoln at the luncheon. Lions Hear Talks on TB, Heart Drives Representatives of hcallh agencies were guest speakers at the, Ely- Ihci-illc Lions Club luncheon meeting at the Hotel Noble yesterday. Mrs. C, G. Redman, representing ilie MLvuxslppl County Tuberculosis Association, .spoke to the group In connection with the ninss che-st survey to be conducted here Feb. 28 to March 9, nnd Dr. W. T. Rainwater discussed the work of the American Heart A-s-sociallou. The heart a.-sociatlon Is In the midst ol a campaign In Arkans;u> to raise S50.000 for control and .study of the disease. A $3.000 quota has been set up for Mississippi County, and Dr. L. D. Mussey of Osccola is campaign director. In his discussion yesterday, Dr. Hianwaler pointed oul that about 600.000 were scheduled to die in the United Slates next year from heart's disease. A film. "You Can Help' 1 , shown by Jim Davis, portrayed how the average individual could assist in the tuberculosis control work. Mrs. Redman spoke along the same lines pointing out that for a survey to bi, effective. 70 per cent of the population should be reach- 289.88 iinil'jsso wns sadded by sale of buildings. Airport expenditures totaled $4,169.31. more than half of which was for salaries. The report showed S4(i.- 442.M on hand in the airport fund. I Officers Ponder Blast Of Powder Magazine LITTLE ROCK. Feb. !5-(AP)_ Pulnskl County of I leers are wondering if the dynamiting of a rock nuarry powder magazine was premature. The magazine at a granite mountain quarry five mile.'i south of here contained only a few dynamite cap* when an explosion tore away part of the roof yesterday. Deputy Sheriff Jewel Ackliii said Paul Nichols, quarry operator, reported that 20,000 pounds of blasting powder was to have been stored in the building today. Manila Fears Increase For Missing Americans MANILA. Feb. 15—BP)—Pears' for '.he lives of 15 persons—11 Americans and four Filipinos—were expressed today as the search for tne yiissing 4'2-foot sailboat Voladoi was Intensified. Philippine naval patrol boats joined American I3tli Ahforce search planes in the quest for the boat, which put out for Hong Kong cd. The survey lo be here will offer Iree x-ravs to all those over 14 years or nge. Surveys instructions were distributed at the meeting yesterday informing the Lions Club members as to the time they should report for the x-rays. Two mobile units are to be brought here by the State Health Department. One wil be in Osceola for five .lays and then both unils will be set up in Blythc- ville. lt' s V,ere!Th«h«o«Stagbackb«r , i t .,nnv, so rich and — so smooch ano u"b» creamy. And it's *v«il.bleoow,n bottle, to take home and enjoy- Ask for Stagbock beer, the long-time favorue, ola-the supply ^ limited. Weitern ftr.w.ry Company . 5 t. Louis, MUsourf . Belle v ||( e/ ,, Hno ,, NATIONAL STOCKYARDS III Feb. IS. (fl>t— (USDA)—Hogs lO.OOo'-' weights under 220 ll>s steady to weak, heavier weights and sows steady to .25 higher; good and choice 180-240 Ibs 17.15-lg.25; top 18.25; but sales mostly 18.50 down- 250-270 Ibs 17.00-17.50; 270-300 Ibs 1655-17.00; 140-170 Ibs 16.25-1800100-130 Ibs 1IS.25-15.75; few at 1600 : sows 4fv Ibs down 14.75-1550- heav' ier weights I2.75-J5.50; mostly 1300 up; stags 9.00-11.00. Cattle 3000, calves 700; largely a steer run, about 40 loads on sale- some -early sale steers on shipper nccpur.t fully steady; high medium and good 25.00- to 26.SO: medium and good Quality feeders 20.00-23 00- heifers and fixed yearlings firm- medium ana good 2fi.00-26.50; few at 27.50; common and low medium 19.00-22.00; cows active and strong Rood cows 18.00-19.50; common and medium 10.50-17.75; caimers and cutlers 14.00-1650 Jan. 28. The yacht, which was leaking badly when It left here Is a week overdue in Hong Kong. FLOODS Continued from Page one In? 1.000 new pairs of men's, women's- and children's shoes to flood refugees being cured for at Maiden anbase. An estimated 1,000 evacuees are exjiccted to be gathered there tomorrow. Louisiana Prepare* BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 15. (,T>) — River-wise Loulsianlans helped 1400 families to higher ground and braced fodaj' for what may be tile worst flood menace since 1927. The floods that have already engulfed more than 650,000 acres In East Central Louisiana are only backwater rises so far and affect mostly lands that arc expected to go under at high river stages. The levee system Is intact and abov water But. Col. Charles Holle, New Orleans District Army Engineer, de- clareu the Mississippi is brimful from Cairo. III., to thi; gulf nnd that more rains may produce a flood like the one of 1927. WKUNKSDAY. *'EBKUARY, 15. 19SQ FBI fingerprint files on 'missing 1200,000 American* »t>» persons" help locate many of the | annually. 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