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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. X1.V—NO. 290 Blythtrtll* IHlly Nem Blytbevlllc Courki BlyUievllle Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTIIKVILLE, ARKANSAS. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1900 EIGHTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Skeiton to Head 1950 Cotton Picking Contest GROG* RIkS FOU STRIKING MINI fib-^Wivcs of'"striking soft coal nuners~~dispiay their smiles as they pose at Amigo, W. Vn., with groceries donated by merchants of this mountain community.. TUe wives set up iheir lor.il "warehouse" in the church basement which also serves as a union hall. They told newsmen they plan to do all they can to keep the miners fro mm going back to work without a contract. (AP Wire- photo). Security Group to Quiz Acheson; White House Aide Links Self to Hunt cretary Called Give Testimony At Closed Hearing With Security Group to Quiz—3-30 WASHINGTON, Feb. 28. (/!>) — Secretary of State Achcson faced questions by Republican Senators to day about possible security loopholes in tlie State Department. Acheson was called for testimony at a closed hearing of a Senate an- propriations subcommittee studying Lawyers See QuickWindUp Of 'Coal Trial' WASHINGTON; Feb. 28. (fl'y—A Quick wind up of the government's TWritcr Identified As 'Case No. 9' On McCarthy List 28 (fP) — contempt case against the coal . - , , ,. niliici-s union was indicated today department requests tor operating ^, hen Jllsti( , c Dcua rt lllcn t lawyers money. . said they had only "about four or 111 advRiice,\S<>nators Bridges (R- | five mor witnesses " N'H), Ferguson (B-Mich) and Knowland <R-Cnlif) framed cjuestions as to whether there are some poor security risks on the department payroll. 'Without detailing their nature, Bridges told a reporter the (nicstfons will avoid covering the same ground that a Senate foreign relations subcommittee will enter next week. The subcommittee is to investigate charges that some Communists are, or have been, on the department rolls. Interested in .Ideas 'We are interested 'in t'pe.=>iiec«- iueas about who 13 iftDd wfco The attorneys gave out this word lorlly before reconvening of the rial (at l:yo p.m. EST) before ederal Judge Richmond B. Kerch. There was no indication from Horneys for the United Mine Wor- crs as to how long they might 'ant to make their defense. Developments outside the court « r> s *. Id o drit 1 * In this connection, committee members forecast discussion of Acu- eson's statement that, he will not tui'ii his back on Alger Hiss. Senator McCarthy IR-wis) will get a chance next Wednesday to repeat his charges of Communist, being in the State Department. The occasion .is the opening of the in quiry by a five-man foreign , relations subcommittee headed by Senator Tydings <D-Md). Without naming names. McCarthy Is expected to present a series of eases taken from the 81 he listed to the Senate—also witiiout names. He already has promised to supply .the names in a late closed meeting Republicans won an expansion ol the investigation yesterday. Tydings first was given, approval to proceed on an inquiry limited to persons now in government employ. Probe Is Enlarged Ferguson, not a member of tin committee, demanded that persons charged with disloyalty who migli have left the government be hives tigated. too. Tydings-said, all right, if that wa: the way the Senate wanted it. ^Previously, .McCarthy said hi Thought the Inquiry ought to be - broadened to include former State Department employes who migh now be working for the United Na ttons. Knowland again brought up tin secret loyalty files of the Slate De partment. President Truman said Ir.st wcel he is sticking by his order that th departments are not to release thi files upless he approves it. N. O. O Mar Open HI?h Low 3)88 3188 3IG4 3228 3226 32C6 July . , ..... 3201 3201 3182 Oct ..... .. v 3007 3013 2937 .Dec ........ 2d90 2937 2982 New York Cotton Mar. . May . July . Oct. . Dec. . Open 3221 .. 3259 3214 3016 Pinch of Coal Strike s felt in BlytheYille; Out, slin u depend on conl for hrat are feeding lhat precious fuel to then- furnaces lamp by lump this -a-eek as effects of Ihe coal strike began to tell oil dealers* supplies. Most coal dealers report ...they have had little or no con! for al- .niost a week. . -. same haveG been. out even longer. • However, dealers are not Inking the shortage too seriously. One pointed out, "Any coal shortage in this pnrt of the country in March shouldn't be too serious." Another dealer predicted the city will receive some coal shipments . "shortly." room contained nothing to raise hopes for an end to the strike and a hell to the spread of misery Irom the coal famine. Resumption of the contempt trial was delayed until afternoon so that Judge Keech coulci hear arguments in chambers on the question ol whether • to admit evidence about the two previous convictions—hi l!HB and 1948 — of the union charges of contempt for ignoring^ a court's back-to-work order. v Welly K. Hopkins,-'UMW attorney, filed a brief arguing t,rmt,evi- dence* about the past convictions had no place in the present trial. Some mcmbei.s of Congress stil were talking of possiUc govurnmen 1 seizure of the mines, but there was no indication the White House i. taking to this idea. ; See additional story on papc 3 Sharp Earthquake Felt in North Japan TOKYO, Feb. 28. (API-A sharp earthquate was felt In a wide area of northern Japan tonight. The Central Meteorological Ob servatory said the epicenter was on (lie northern coast of heavily pop ulatcd Honshu Island. No damage was reported Immedi ately. The temblor was felt as fa south as Tokyo. WASHINGTON, Feb. David Demarest Lloyd, a White House Elide since 1948, confirmed a story In the Washington Post today that he has identified himself as "Case No. 0" in the list of 8L persons Senator McCarthy (R-Wis) wants investigated. McCarthy has brought about, a Senate investigation of his charges that many present or former Slate Department employes were Communists i or had Communist front connections. He said in a Senate speech that he had a ILsi. of 81 such persons. He referred to "Case No. &' on this list as "R speech writer • in the White House" who he said once failed to get clearance from a State Department loyalty boards -' * Lloyd had no doubt that McCarthy meant him when lie read the Senator's speech, the Post story said. Amoug his other Whote House duties, Lloyd helps gather and write speech material. .said" that Lloydd was nn^loi/'cr is any my; u A /o 9 jnd quot as saving: he had seveietl onnectLons i long tune ago with M he foimd out to be ertish, McCarthy zrAd "Ca.ie No. 9" and Us wife \vere." members, of Coriimun- st-Front organizations-He snld that L relative has a financial interest" ..'tha Daily. Worker; T A summary of the Post account of Lloyd's record, essentials of which ,Ioyd confirmed when reached by :elephone at his suburban Alexniul- ici, Va." p home, follows: A native of New "York City, he s married to the former Charlotte Tattle, daughter of a Republican, 3hni'Ics Tuttle, whom President Hoover appointed as a U. S. district attorney. Tlie "rclntive" mentioned by McCarthy as one with a financial interest in the Daily Worker was a well-to-do great aunt, Mrs. Caroline Lloyd Strobell. She died in 1941. Llycd. a Harvard graduate, entered government service with the resettlement administration in 1935. He once belonged to the Washington book shop but got out when be decided it was a Communist-front, outfit. Tn 1945 he helped form Americans for Democratic Action which forbids m em b ersl i ip to Cc m in unlsls. Sun ford Shelton, BlylheviUc automobile dealer last night was named general chnirmnn of the 1050 National Cotton picking Contest at a meeting of the junior Chamber of Commerce, sponsors of the animal event. Selection of Mr. Shelton to head the nth National Cotton Picking Contest was approved by the membership last nlglit following earlier approval by the Jaycee Board of Directors. He succeeds Jack Ravvlmgs. who li ended I ast year's con test. Mr. Shelton 1ms .served cm cot- I ton picking contest committees in I the past nnd last year was trnns- |uortation chairman for the event, H e Ls owner and in an ayer o 1 She-lion Motor Co., 215 South Second. Committees a n'd committee chairmen who will work with hiri will be announced later, Mr. Shelton said. Tlits will be the seventh nationa cotton picking contest to be sponsored by the Junior Chamber Commerce. In other action last night, it wa? announced that W. M. Shephert of Pine Bluff, fronicr U. S. Junto Chamber of Commerce presidcn and vice president of the Arkansa Power and Light Co., will addtes. a joint meeting of civic clubs noon March 23 in the Hotel Noble Mr, Shelltrd will speak hi con ncction with the "Operation Kcon omy 11 now being singed by th Jaycces as a nntton-wide projec to obtain support for Hoover Com mission proposals on streamlinln the federal government. He will ad- tSress Juyctus and members o' the Rotary, Kiwanis and Lions Clubs, James Roy, chairman of the Bly- Uieville Jaycces' "Operation Econ- Derailment Smashes Dozen Box-C Track Near Rips Sanfortl Sliclfpn omy," said last night. "Clean Uii" Project Fkmncd It also was announced that im oiien house Is being planned for 8 p.m. March 8 when Chiirlrs (Gabby) Street, former major league catcher now n broadcaster for the St. Louis Cardinals, will spenk Kemp whlsctihunl, general clmlr- man ol the Jaycees 1 forUicomlug "Pftinl Uj), Clean UP, Fix Up" pru- ject, announced cotnmillec chair- Sou JAYCEES on I'sigc 5 Missco Farmers Get Agri Gas Tax Rebates Mississippi County farmers today began receiving a total of $4,891.42 in rebates on taxes paid on gasoline used for agricultural purposes. The county ranked second in thc-K amount of gas tax refxmds received. Only St. Francis County, with $5 f 032.17, was higher. ^ An Associated Press dispatch from Little Rock said today that checks totaling' $67,208.29 were mailed to farmers in, 74 counties who filed •applications (6i- -rcluiid. _Qunehlta County did not- have iui applicant. The money represents cl aims from 1,541 fanners who applied for return of four and one-hull cents the six and one-half cents stale ix paid on each gallon ot gasoline leir • farm equipment has used nee April 1, 1949. Act 406 of 1949 provided for the "\yments. Ed^ar Richardson, supervisor of he Arkansas Revenue Department's lotor fuel tax division, said the ayment was smaller than expected dditiamil payments will be made owever at the close of the fiscal ear ending March 31, he .said. Richardson said many farmers avc not filed claims for the tax said that the law requires each irmer obtain a certificate that his. arm machinery has been assessed or ad volorem taxes. Claims have not been paid prior o this date because the law pro- ides that money for the fund wH lot be available until the Arkansas -wny fund, obtained from gnso- inc tax and vehicle registration nd operating fees, reaches $18,500,000. This Ls the first time the uncl has reached that total since he act v;as passed. Spy Trial Brir^s End to Atom Talks WASHINGTON. Feb. 28. Iff I— The arrest of Dr. Klaus Puchs. Britisl scientist charged with giving ntoniii secrets to Russia, has halted atomic talks among the United States, Bri tain and Canada. Qffictals who reported this saic no meetings have been held for more than n month and British and Canadian experts have returned home The talks, which are of a preliminary nature, began last Septembc; and are aimed at a broader exchange of atomic secrets among the threi countries. High Low 1:3 3222 3239 3217 3020 3004 3207 3242 3139 3G04 3210 3213 3016 3000 Arkansas forecast: Considerable cloudiness, cooler this afternoon and tonight, showers east and south this afternoon and southeast early tonight. Wednesday partly cloudy, B little warmer northwest portion In afternoon. Missouri forecast: Clearing and cooler this afternoon; generally fair tonight and Wednesday: colder . tonight and In southeast half of sUte Wednesday; low tonight In 20's: high Wednesday 40-45. Minimum this morning—30. Maximum yesterday—66. .; Sunset today—5:55.- ; : . Sunrise tomorrow—6;30. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m. " today—.W. Mean temperature (midway between high and low)—43. Total since Jan. 1—21.21. • Normal mean for February—S3.4 Parade Set to Climax Observation Of Fire Prevention Day in Osceola Osceola's Pire Prevention Day activities, to be Included in a national fire prevention contest, were to be completed this afternoon. The activities started yesterday morning when 25 representatives of the Arkansas Fire Prevention Association arrived In Osceola to conduct the events. After school shows, radio discussions and a dinner given for the visiting fire association leaders yesterday, the Inspectors sUirtcd early this morning to inspect, all business houses and public buildings. School children were given blanks to have parents complete yesterday, and there was to be Inspection of the homes on the basis of the returned blanks. •,'; ' The parade to climax the event? was scheduled to be assembled at the high school at 4 p.m. *lth the Inspectors, wearing wftlte cloaks and the insigna of the Arkansas Pire Prevention Association, parad ing behind the High School Ban and the "fifth horseman," signify ing death caused by lire. The parade was to proceed dow Hale to the Episcopal Church, lei to Johnson Strel, and north lo th vacant lot just north of the Osceoi Times Office where the Osceola Fir Department was to give a fire pre vention demonstration and awan for poster and essay contest wcr to lie announced. The school shows yesterday fea turcd the performance of "Slupl Carelessness," who lectured th students on fire prevention throug a series of jokes. The activities are being sponsoi ed by the Osceola chamber i Commerce's safety and fire prevci lion committee. Included among the visiting fi: Inspectors arc Jack Miller, pres dent of the Arkansas Fire Proven tlon Association, and Carl Sinalle executive secretary. i or Liquor Theft ^ •'•"4v:s i - ;•;•••—;- •'•'"- • Louisiana Suspect Held, for Burglary Of Store at Wilson Newsmen Gather For Fuchs' Trial LONDON, Feb. 28. (-TV-A Corp >f about 70 reporters, represent™ he world's press from , both sides the iron curtain, was allotted eats today for the trial of the bril- iant German-born physicist who is iccuscd of relaying preclnus atomic ,ecrcUs to Russia. The sheriff's office revealed this morning that a fifth man has been arrested in connection with Ihe Uieft of approximately $800 worth of .iquoT from the Grain Brothers Grocery at Wilson last November. Sheriff William Berry man reported that eJ.sse Rawscy, 26, of Monroe, La., Ls being held In the county jail here pending further Investigation on n charge, that he assisted four other men In entering the store and .stealing a number of crises of whiskey which, he said, later were sold to bootleggers in Mississippi. Rawscy was arrested In Monroe In-st week and was returned here Sunday by Sheriff Berryman and Tom Smallcy, criminal investigator for the Arkansas State I'uHco, and this morning signed a confession to his prut in the burglary, the officers Siiid. Four other men, including two brothers, are being held by Mississippi County officers on the charge and a retainer warrant has been filed against a sixth who ts now serving one-year sentence in the Mississippi State Prison. The four other men being held in connection with the theft of the whiskey are Hubert Wagas and his nephew Irvln Wages, and brothers lUifus and O'Neal Ininan, all of Marie. The sixth man who ts presently In the Mississippi prison ts Hol- Its Wages, a brother of Irvin Wagc-s The arrest of Kawsey la believed to have broken up one of the largest liquor tbcft rings that has operated In the state since prohtbi tlon days. Attlee Revamps Labor Cabinet; Talks with King Changes Arc Secret As Speculation Runs High on New Election LONDON, Feb. 28. (/Tj—Prime Minister Atllec, who won a shaky •ictory In Britain's national clcc- iuns, has revamped his Lahorltc cabinet. He is exneclcd to un- lounce Us makeup within the ncxl 24 hours. Attlee had an hour's audience UK Cieort'c VI last night after spending the day forming his new cabinet and conferring with lenders of his Socialist-minded Laboi Party. Just what changes Altlcc vrmili make In his cabinet were kept sec ret. But chief post to be filled wa that of colonial secretary, which became vacant because of the defeat of Arthur Creech Jones in his race for re-election to parliament. Political observers speculated that Alilcc al.so would replace Viscount Alexander of Hlllsborough as minister of defense. The changes were expected to be announced before the newly- eleeted parliament meets tomorrow. Next Monclny the kiny Is to outline the govcrnmctit's program in the traditional speech from the throne. With the ruling Laborltcs whit.- tlcd down to a majority of only seven scats in the House of Commons, there is much speculation that the' program of nationalization of .industry and other Socialist measures.'will be considerably modified to avoid immediate showdown...:..,,. ' _.. . Most political observers speculated that the Labor government will attempt to stay In power nt least until the 1050 budget Is presented in April. Reports that Attlee had shelved Labor's program for putting mure _ industry Into the hmids of the i state led to the belief there might Chiang to Re!™ As China Leader 'Retired' General Will Take Nationalist Command Tomorrow be a kind of unwritten pnlilr.il 1 truce between the rnnjor parties until the main budget appropriations arc passed. TAIPRT. Feb. 28. (/P)—Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek announced today 'lie would resume the pvcsl~ dcney of Nationalist China tomorrow. ^Thc Chinese leader said he nlso would assume the post of cpni- mat]dcr-in-chicf of all Nationalist IVe ''retired" from both Jobs In Jumiary of last year, just before the foil of Nanking. Vice President li Tsutig-Jen be- cumc 1 acting president. Li i.s recuperating in a New York hospital from a surgical operation. Chiang's message today made no mention of whether Lt Has given his concurrence to tiic Generalissimo's action. iison Wreck Believed Caused by Rail Break; Hone Hurt lly Ocnrgc Clark (Courier News Staff'Writer) WILSON, Ark., Feb. 28— V do7.cn box-cars were tossed nto a tangled pile ant! morn hiiu 100 yards of track were torn up early this morning when a 'southbound Frisco was derailed near lerc, apparently by a broken rail. W. E. Gardener, a Frisco official from Memphis who arrived on the scene with a wrecker crew, said it was believed that a broken mil caused the derailment. He said three or four other cars which were no 1 , damaged were put back on the tracks and hauled to Memphis, Wrecker and rail crews were still at work at noon today removing tha piled-up freight cars anrt laying new rails. One crow was brought to the scene from Memphis and another wis sent from Chaffee, Mo. Mr. Gardener snld clearing ths wreckage probably would lake all afternoon. . \ Prom 100 'to 120 yards of track both on Die main lino and a spiir Joining it were torn ' up. nails on the spur track were bent upwards from the ties and Jutted skyward. Scene of the derailment was n point two miles south of here, opposite the Lcc Wilson Company's Evadale plantation. The damaged cars appircntly were from nbout the inlddle ol ths tluln Time of the accident v,a« about, 4 am, Commuh/ty Service Group Plans Meeting Officers for Uic ensuing yrnr will be elected by members of the Community Service Council at a meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday in tho Municipal Courtroom In City Hall, it was announced today by the Rev. Lester D. Strubhar t chairman. ,The Rnv. Mr. Slrubhnr also said Mayor Doyle Henderson will address the council "on a matter of city-wide Importance." Members of the City Council also are scheduled to be present. J im m I c Sanders, first vice chairman, will outline the objectives of the council. The Council's first project was installation of equipment on Ulylhcviilr; playgrounds. The council was set up a yenr ogo to work on civil projects stemming from community development clinics held here. It Is composed of the chalrma n n nd representatives of Blythevllle civic organizations and simil.i groups. X-Ray Clinics Open in Blytheville, Osceola Mobile units from the State Health Department, set up stations at Blythoville and Qsceola late yesterday, and fre chest x-ray clinics got under way at 9 a.m. today. The clinics, siwiisored by the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Asso- latlon, are conducted periodically n order that tuberculosis can be discovered in its earliest stages while recovery is possible. The clinics will be in operation in Osceola through the remainder of this week, and beginning Monday both units will be In Blytheville. Technicians operating the Osceola clinic are Mr. nnd Mrs. Phil Columbus, while Mr. and Mrs. V. E Medley arc technicians for the Bly- Iheville unit. The unit in Blytheville will be at the health unit all this week, anc the business section Is scheduled to report during the first three days of the clinic. Tomorrow, those to report Include personnel of firms on the north side of Main Street and north, between Broadway and Fifth Street, and business people along North Highway 61 between 9 and II a.m. The remainder ot the day's schedule Is for those on the south side of Mali Street and south. Between 11 a.m and 13 noon, those between Lake and First Street are to report; from to 2 p.m. those between Fir^t and Second Street are to report; und 'rom 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. those be- .ween Second and Railroad SUr ; els. Workers at the Blytheville clinic sold today that early response was only "fair," but that it wns cxpectci lo increase later In the day. Mrs. Bob Barnes. Mrs. Gene Ellis Mrs. Lynn L. Van Natta, Mrs. J. P Oarrott. and Mrs. Leonard Johnson were registrars fo rthc clinic I; Illythcville today. In n brief statement circulated irough the official news ngcncy, Chiang said: "t hnve decided to return to the lost of president from March 1. "Since Li Tsung-Jcn's departure for the U. S.) in November lust year he state has bccrn witiiout n prcsl- lent nnd the armed forces witiiout i commander In chief. "Kspceinlly since the conclusion if the Miio-Tzc-tnng Stalin pact between Red China nnd Russia uu-ller this month) the world sll- lation has changed for the worse, n view of this and also lo satisfy leinnmta of public opinion, t have Iccldcil to return lo office." ChiaiiR has headed up the Kuoin- wtang (China's Nationalist. I'arty), which in effect lt»« been the N;t- tlonnli.st government, since the death 11 102(1 of Dr. Sun Yat-scn, China's iberator. Pro-Nulionall.sls Massacred TAIPEI, Formosa. Feb. 28. <!)•)— 'I'lie Chinese Nationalist defense ministry said today 3,800 pro-Nationalists were massacred by the Communists In the Shanghai area. Tile reported massacre octurrrd In the Footling industrial area across the \Viianf!poo river from Shanghai, the ministry said. There was no way for outsiders to check tlie report. Tlic Nationalist version said Red secret service men, posing as Nationalist offlccir,, orijiinlml ;in anil- Communist force in the Penning district. Four thousand pro-Katlon- iilisls volunteered, the ministry said. All but 200 of these, the ministry asserted, were massacred. No date was given. The ministry said its rc- irort was based on Intelligence agents' reports. The ministry also repeated past allegations that Chinese Communist Leader Muo Tzc-tung had promised to provide Russia with 5.000,000 Chinese laborers. All the cars v-cre heirvily damaged and three were overturned. All but one was loaded, Mr. Gardener salt). There was no way to detcrmlhs damage to contents until the wreckage could be cleared nnd the can opened. No One Injured None ot the freight'.? crewmen were injured, he said. There was no fire. All the cars Jumped DIG'track, ana of them splintered a telephone pole. Several lines wore down and live Broken lines were counted. ' (In Blytlicvilic, Truman Scott, manager of Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.. said no line trouble had been reported to hint by noon. Apparently, ho said the lines belonged to the railroad's phone system or to Western Union. (Railroad officials in Blytheville said service on tills line was expected to he resumed by 6 p.m. today, A northbound passenger train, No. 803, was about five hours late because of the derailment. It was rerouted (o Jonc.sbnro and came from there to Hlythevlllc on the old JLO and E tracks. Due here at 8:46 a.m. today, it arrived about 1:30 p.m.) Mr. Gardener said a southlxnind passenger train due In Blythevillo at 5:40 a.m. today was rjackcd up and rerouted, apparently at Haytl, Mo., via Jonrsboro. 'I'his was the second derailment of a Frisco freight train in ttie past four months. On Nov. 7, 24 cars were damaged when a broken rail e.ius- cd them lo leave Hie tracks between' Holland and Stecle, Mo. Fire followed this pile-up, which was termed by rail officials as the worst wreck In this area In recent years. Fulbright, McClcllan Approve Farm Bill WASHINGTON, Feb. 28. (Apt — Both Arkansas Seniors—Fnibright and McClcllan—voted with the majority yesterday in passing a "catch all" farm bil^ The bill, among other provisions, incrca-scs wheat and cotton acr?age but threatens potato growers with lo : s of price prop. 1 ; next year unless they agree to marketing quotas. Hunters Eluded, 'Mickey' Kayocs Beast Leopard Found Drugged in Zoo By Saul VcUlman OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 28. (At —Oklahoma City's escaped leopard was captured alive at Its pit today —felled by a mickey. Knockout drops in chunks of horse meat subdued the ferocious jungle cat long enough for him to be captured. Zoo keeper Julian Fia/.lcr slipped a VIOOKC around the drugged animal's neck and held him while he was caged. Hunger finally drove the benst back to Lincoln Hark Zoo, the only home he had known since being brought here a week ago Irom the Jungles of India. He had been free since 1 pjn. Saturday when he leaped from a I capturing the animal shortly after barless pit, 18 feet deep, and scamp- ' ' cred away while onlookers stood frown wiHi terror. Thousands of hunters had stalked the cat. Airplanes, helicopters and specially trained dogs were employed in the search. Empty Stomach Hurls lint an empty stomach and perhaps a yearning for his mate prompted the fugitive to return the fame way he lcfl^-ot his own accord. The leopard was found groggy by park employes and a game ranger as he was slinking sleepily toward the bait placed near his pit. Frasier had. given up all hops ol it escaped. He estimated the Iropnrd was ,at least. 18 mites from-the zoo before returning. Frazler said Ihe 175-pound leopard would be turned Into the den with its mate sometime during the (lay but It would not bo on public exhibition "u-itll we die » deeper pit." Although the leopard ate enough knockout drops to subdue n larger animal, It was able to throw off tlie effccUs when found. Game Ranger Kuell Moore nnd park employes James Ward and Marvin Grain found the lco|>ard nt Its pit. (Sec related York Stocks 1:30 p.m. Quotations: AT&T Acicr Tobacco Anaconda Copper Ilcth Steel Chrysler Coca Cola Gen Ktectric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward ...... N Y Central , Int Harvester National Distillers Republic Steel Radio Sofony Vacuum Studebaker Standard of S J , T^xas Corp , J C Penney ISO 1-4 73 3-4 29 3-4 33 1-3 63 5-8 161 1-2 46 15 1-4 55 1-4 12 5-8 28 1-8 22 7-8 26 1-8 18 7-8 16 3-8 27 3-8 67 1-8 61 1-2 CO 1-4 OD jMge 3) Soybeans Ol>en High law Mar 240?.; 240K 239 May ,,.,,. 237% 237K '23614 I July Close 239

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