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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XLYIH—NO. 205 Blytheville Daily Newi Blytheville Herald •mm pOimtiKT NEWSPAPER or HORTHKAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST Mississippi VaUey Uader Blythevllle Courier MtSSOURt BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS/MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1952 EIGHTEEN PAGES 1-Day' Whirlwind' Community Chest .Campaign Planned Details of a whirhvjnd Community Chest campaign to raise $28,575 for 12 public institutions were reltased today by Alvin Huffman, Jr., 1952-53 Chest chairman.' — :—: : -—: * This year's campaign will In effect last only one day. Mr. Huffman reasons that everyone is well acquainted with the Junctions of the Community Chest , consequently should require but All Indications Point toComplete Overhaul of T-H Most- GOP Leaders Want to Keep Law But Want it Revised By B. I,. LIVINGSTON WASHINGTON Ifl — Signs on Capitol Hill pointed today to a major rewriting of the nation's labor law by (he new Republican S3rd Congress — • possibly even junking Ihe Taft-Hartley Act. Rep.- McConnell (R-Pa), who sleps up to the chairmanship of the House Labor Committee In the -.OOP-controlled Congress, told a "We are certainly going to have changes in the labor-management relation's law. I'certainly anticipate them, but how they will be made I. can't-yet say." Sen. Taft (R-Ohlo) wanls lo keep the law that bears his name, but revamp it through a series of amendments. May Be Re-Written Strong feeling is reported to exist «mong some OOP lawmakers Tor completely rewriting basic labor- management legislation—and in so doing, bury for good the contro versial association of Taft-Hartley with the Republican party. Speculation has also been reported among some labor urnon offi cials on Ihe prospect of an entirely new law emerging from the House Labor Committee under McCoiiheli. As the committee's ranking minority member in the last Congress, McConnell safety bill worked out satisfactory to labor. operations and the government after getting all parties around table to compromise their differences. McConnell was reported to have I in mind the same sort" of an approach to working out a new labor- management relation:, act to take the place of Taft-Hartley McConnell, an investment banker and not » lawyer, has never disguised his belief that Taft Hartley is too legalistic and obscure to be understood readily: little-time to set the amount of their contributions. Short blasts on the city's ' fire siren will herald the beginning of the diive Dec. 2. The day will be split into two solicitation periods—from 10 ajn. until noon and from 3 to 5 p.m. Dec. 3 will be reserved for callbacks and final reporting. Actually, the mechanics of the drive will be set In motion next Monday, Dec. 1, when a Chest parade will make its way down Main Street at 4 p.m. . James Gardner, parade chairman, stated this morning that each Red Feather agency will be represented in the parade, which will be led by Blytheville High School's band. All division chairmen, team captains and workers will gather at a dinner meeting at Hotel Noble'next Monday night for their instructions. ' ' ; Success of the short, snappy campaign, Mr. Hulfiikin feels, will lie in attendance at the Monday night kickoff dinner. , ^ This will be 1 Die only meeting workers will attend In the abbreviated drive. ' ' To Report Dec, 3 At this meeting, all workers will receive their campaign kits and assignments. They will report to their team captains on Dec. 3 and these men In turn will report to Mr. Huffman later in the day. "It is the intention of the Chest board- and. myself to conduct this campaign as .quickly as possible, Mr. Huffman staled. "We behe\e that each person is fully cognizant of the functions ot the Chest and that a long campaign is not. necessary. "However, success of such a short solicitation period will be gainei only by the ultimate in cooperatioi and teamwork of the 50 workers division heads and team captains ' Today, Major Dan Blodgett proclaimed the first three dajs ol December as Community Chest Days a "P°' f l-' 1 u -J?.<k e T? tv rodent of Blytbc -, act *9 n • Ville to smow Ms or her interest ii, "~ e s!6rj our community,by giving liberally * and punctually to this fund, which is TO yital toithe City of Blytheville during the coming year," the proclamation stated. "It is the American way " Mayor Blodgett pointed out, ''to help fln- Anglo-American Split Over POW Proposal Widens Efforts of India, Other Countries Fail To Close Up Breach By STANLEY JOHNSON UNITED NATIONS. N. Y. Wj— The niosl serious diplomatic rift between Britain and the U. S. in years continued) unabated today despite efforts by India and other countries to close the breach. . Day-long harmony moves were expected, but diplomats held little hope for them. ,,' The two great allies split far apart when the U. S. notified British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden that it -could not accept a British-backed Indian compromise plan for ending the Korean prisoner of war deadlock unless the proposals should be given a chance as they stand, but the U. S. wants ill details spelled out. India came up quickly with modifications but these apparently did not satisfy the U. S. The 21 powers which backed an original American resolution held an urgent closed meeting last night at which U. S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson detailed the American objections to Ihe Indian proposals. The 21 apparently failed to find a position which would please both Britain and the U. S. Feelings at the meeting were tense and afterwards press officers of the British and American delegations were-nol even polite to one another—highly unusual In diplomatic circles. Eden stayed away from the meeting but sent his top assistant, Minister of Stale Selwyn Lloyd, Acheson Speaks Today A 'spokesman 'said Eden had a, "longstanding social engage ment," but he went, mum when reminded that Eden didn't make up his mind to-stay here until last F unlikely that he'had 'a New York engagement for a day he expected to-,be in London Acheson:was scheduled to speak .late today In the U. N.'s 60rmem- ber Political Committee, 'but aides said he might postpone the speech because of fist-brpaking behind thj scenes diplomatic developments Poland was also on the speakers list and bonie delegates hoped for a lipo/f 'on offictal i by voluntary subscriptions our See CHEST on Page 5 Air Base Fund Drive Nears $70,000 Mark With less than a week to go, Blytheville's dri\e to raise $100,000 for purchase^ of land In connection with reactivation of the air base here crept closer to $70,000 today. Final report date is Friday and hale some money in hand but just 2±, ^^fK^-S..^, 1 * I h<w . ™< h * *"*U's gue'ss JUSt called on to make-a detailed report on all contributors and prospects at that time. Dec; I has been set as deadline for raising the money. ^ The Corps of Engineers has said that the money must be placed in escrow by that itme. Only a few more partial reports were received today which means Athat several sizeable divisions are fjtill unaccounted for. Of more than 30 divisions, less than half dozen have filed complete reports to the Chamber of Commerce offices In City Hall. It is known that many of these division chairmen have partially .completed their solicitations and Weather Arkansas Forecast — Cloudy with occasional rain and no Important OCCASIONAL RAIN temperature changes this afternoon, tonight and Tuesday. Missouri Forecast— Rain tonight, most of Tuesday; occasional mixed with snow northwest-, and extreme north; increasing winds; little change in temperature; low tonight 30-35 northwest to 40-45 southeast- high Tuesday 30 northwest to the upper 40s southeast. Maximum Saturday—63. Minimum Sunday—35. Minimum this morning 45. \ Maximum yesterday—65. ™ Sunset today—4:51. Sunrise tomorrow—6:43. Precipitation 48 hours to 7 am —None. Total precipitation since January 1—40.21. Mean temperature" (midway between high and low)—55. Normal mean tempcratu,<j '• for November—50.2. Thh Date List Teir Minimum this morning—40 Maximum yesterday—55.. .;.'-. .-.-, Precipitation January l : ti tjbii date—S4.W, •- '- • ^ At any should be rate, a definite report available following' the meeting of all division chairmen at 2 p.m. Friday. Woman Injured In Wreck Here A former -'Eiytheville woman, Mrs. Clara Alley of Memphis, was injured in E traffic accident nt Walnut and Ninth Streets Saturday, ; when the car In which she was riding with her .husband, K. C. Alley, struck the side of a Chevrolet pick up truck driven by W. R. Middleton, Blytheville, Rt. 2, at the intersection. Mrs. Alley was taken to Walls Hospital for emergency treatment of chin injuries.. Officers Bert Ross and J. R. Ounter investigated. KIWANJS GJFT TO BHS,— Dr. Milton Webb (center), president of Hie Kiwanis Ciub, tills morning presented checks for money donated by the club to Blytheville High School's music department and band. Mrs. Wilson Henry, choral music teacher, accepted a check for $69 /or purchase'of a-dolly to facilitate moving the piano onto the high school stage, and Robert Upscomb, band director, accepted a check for Jloo'for purchase of band Instruments and uniforms. ier News Photo). (Cour- SINGLE COPIES FIVE CffNTg f | Ike Talks Today with 2 Possible Cabinet/ Choices NEW YORK (AP) - President elect Dmghl D Eisenhower had appointments today with a Utah farm marketing specialists and a Louisiana lawyer mentioned as possibilities for tv,o of fom unfilled cabinet posts. M-t-i-fi-y "nr"-'-'[i ««jnj yesterday that»-the British American dlfferenc«s_^xve'r the Indian resolution just proved the Communist contention that a major split— and possibly, a war—between the U S and See other; Western Fzge 5 Traffic Cases Top Docket in Municipal Court- six- traffic cases headed the Municipal Court docket today. Charged with driving uhile intoxicated were ;Billy. P Wayne' Wll- IJams, Martin Gusman, George L Lewis and Harry Simmons Williams, Gusman and Lewis entered pleas of guilty and each fined. tlOO and costs and sentenced to one da> in jail. Gusman also was charged with leaving the scene accident and was fined an • additional $30 and costs after a plea'of guilty. Williams was fined an additional $25 and costs on 'a second charge of operating a car without the proper lights. . Harry 8immons"'forfeited bond of 5121.15 on charge pi drunken driving. In two other traffic cases, J. P. Tart forfeited bond of S2023 on charge of operating a vehicle without proper license on the traitor, and Albert wllliqms, charged with speeding, forfeited bond ,of $10. A petit larceny chatge. against Otis Thomas, Negro, brought a plea of guilty, and he was fined $25 and costs and sentenced to'one day in Jail. -.'"'• Eisenhower mulled over the cabi-* net vacancies after one of his possible choices, Paul G. Hoffman, president of. the'Ford Foundation! turned down an appointment.a.t this time "because of'unusual circumstances " The President elect had a busy schedule today including a morning tour of the; United Nations headquarters and a noontime conference with Vice President-elect Richard M. Nixon. Eisenhower has not seen Nixon since their election eve appearance together iii Boston; In the afternoon, Eisenhower will confer separately .with the two men, prominently mentioned for cabinet posts4-Ezra Taft Benson of Salt Lake City, reporteciiy the choice for secretary of agriculture, and John Minor Wisdom of New prleans, considered f. possibility one of the ottrer vacancle'iir^ 1 ^ Besides the agriculture job, Eisenhower still mint name secre tailes of commeice and labor and a postmaster general to complete the cabinet He also must fill the subcabihet .posts of'secretaries of air. Army and Navy. Elsenhower met with Hoffman yesterday In his sole, politic a I conference of the day. Earlier the general and his wife attended services at Riverside Church. James C. Hauerty, Elsenhower's press secretary, relayed to newsmen Hoffman's decision not to reenter government at this time. Hagerty .said Hoffman had reaffirmed to Eisenhower that he "was noi seeking and could not accept, because of unusual circumstances, any position at this time." The unusual circumstances were not explained. Available for Advice "Of course," Hagerly added, Mr. Hoffman will be available for consultation and advice as well as for "temporary emergency assignment should . the President-elect want lo call on him." In an accompanying statement, Elsenhower snid he deeply appreciated Hoffman's campaign assis- lance and regretted "exceedingly that he docs not feel that he can accept a government post at this time." - Eisenhower added : that he was gratified to know Hoffman "will be available to me and to members of the administration." The wording of the statements See EISKNHOWER on T»ge 5 Chain Store Head To Speak Here President of Sterling . Stores to Address Joint Civic Club AAeet Apollo Boys' Choir Is Rated As Well-Trained, Talented Group _ .EDITOR'S NOTE: The following review of the Apollo Boys' Choir appearance' here yesterday was written by Mr and Mrs. Dai- ton Powlston, Blytheville - music instructors! Both hold master of sacred music degrees from Union Theological Seminary School of Sacred Music. Mr. Fowlstoh's major was In voice and choir conducting and Mrs. Fowlston majored in organ and conducting. Mrs. Fowteton Is director of Junior and adult choirs in New York and Northeast Arkansas. Mr. Fowlston has been soloist at Brick Presbyterian Church in New York, and Is choir and glee club director and public school music teacher in Northeast Arkansas. He also is serving as chairman of the Stale High School Music Festival'-fat-the ehird year.) By Mr. and Mrs. DuKon F'owlston :The plvlc Music Association's Concert Mason opened yesterday afternoon at the .new high school auditorium with » concert by UK Apollo Boys' Choir under the direction of Coleman Cooper, with Bert Hallock as accompanist and assistant director, ' A bouquet of red fos'cs and greenery flanked by two seven-branched candelabra holding lighted red candles which matched the stage curtains .formed a Christmas card setting for the boys in their white cottas over black cassocks with Eaton collars arid black bow tics. The first half of the program was made up of sacred numbers and included a mass foi treble voices by the contemporary composer Virgil Thompson. This Is a difficult number both to perform and listen to because of iU length and modern harmonies, but the boys sang It with precision and understanding, and the audtcn'ce. vas appreciative of the boys i Interpretation of It, even If they did not understand the music .itself. , . Also in the first half of ths program were two soloist*. Don W«lk- er, 13, eang "O Had I Jub»V» Lyre,' S«e Blood Testing Clinics Set Mobile Unit ro Start In Missco Dec. 2 A series of blood testing, clinics to be County conducted in Mississippi by the State Health Department will begin at Number Nine Dec. 2 Uixora. and end Dec. 13 at The blood testing unit will return In January for another week of tests.-The clinics are part of the Health Department's drive to locate and cure venereal disease coses. Here Is the December schedule: Dec. 2, 9 to n am, Number Nine white school; Dec. 2, noon to 5 p.m., Number Nine Negro school; Dee. 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Regenold'a Store at Armorel; Dec. 4, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Clear Lake Farm store; Dec. 5, 9 a.m. to noon, St. Luke's Baptist Church at Hickman; Dec 5, 1 to 5 p.m., Blythevllle; Dec. Health Unit at 6. 2 to 8 p.m., Supreme Court Orders Parole Violator Freed , Tribunal Rules Pardon Granted Joel Carson , Freed Him of Offenses By LEON HATCH UTTLE noCK (—The Arkansas Supremo Court, today ordered that Joel Cnrson, diice under death sentence, be released from the slate penitentiary. , With one dissent, the Court said that.a pardon issued by Gov. Mc- Malh last April 4 obviously was Intended to relieve Carson of punishment for all offenses of which he had been convicted. After the pardon Carson got Into a f Iglit In North Little nock and wa; sent back; to the penitentiary , to serve a 15-yenr sentence for robbery from Sebastian County. Prison officials said Hint Carson owed the 15 years because, through phrasing o! the pardon, he had been relieved of only the murder sentence. Carson was convicted of first dc gree murder In 1938 /or fatal shooting of J. B. Keller, a giiard at the State Hospital in Little Rock, where Carson was held for a mental exa- anilnatlon prior to trial on a kid- naping charge In Conway County. He was sentenced to be electrocuted The. sentence was 'commuted to life imprisonment and, still later; on Jan. 3, 1052, to 21 years. I/ower CourC Refused After he was returned to the pen' ilentiary Carson, through n lawyer asked Lincoln Circuit Court to direct Prison Supi. Lee Henslee to release him. The Lincoln Court refused and an appeal was taken to the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court said that, "not withstanding the fact the pardon docs not accurately describe by dates and places all the admiltec convictions; ye'l we think under the rules announced by tills Court foi the interpolations of pardons 1 was adequate 'to show the iriten Won of the governor to pardon petitioner for all convictions " | . The majority opinion was written by Associate Justice Paul Ward Associate Justice Ed P. McFaddi: dissented but did not issue a writtei opinion. Carson's attractive'wife was li the courtroom when the decision was announced She jumped 'up whispered "wonderful" ar,Ui»ile it ft, the,-r 0 ora,'«.^^i^ > t /, Carson, now 42, had been on fur loughsince .Aug. i,!. 1951, when h involvement in a minor affray ii North Little" Rock led to his ri turn to the penitentiary. He Pal a 'fine in connection with the Nortr Little Hock affair. Price Controls Seen As Major Factor in Curbing Big Rises WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate-House committed oriay said price controls bad been a "major factor" hi stop- ling "hectic price liscs" after the outbieak of war in Korea. The joint Congressional Commit- eo .on Defense Production, in a (•port survejlng price trends of lie last 2'/ 2 years, credited gdvern- nenlal action with a major role n hailing "rampant" inflation. It cited evidence, however, to iliow that Inflation still was a seri- Have Grunrlfesl Dave .Orundfest, president of Sterling Stores Co., Inc., will be principal sneaker Wednesday when Klwanis, Rotary and - Lions clubs hold their annual joint Thanksgiving meeting at: Hotel Noble. A past president of Little Rock's Rotary Club, Mr. Grundfcst is vice president of the Arkansas Economic Council-State . Chamber of Commerce and a past president, of the Little Rock YMCA. Mr.- Grundfcst and his brother, Sam are founders of the Sterling Stores, which had their beginning In El Dorado in 1922. > The chain now numbers Rome 54 unlls In Arkansas, .Missouri, Mississippi and Tennessee. His activities In connection with the Arkansas Livestock Show Association have earned him the title of Col. T. H. Barton's chief lieutenant. Mr. Grundtest Is now vice president of the association. _ Other offices he has held include director of Arkansas Children's Home and Hospital, director of YMCA, president and vice president of Leo N. Lev! Memorial Hospital, Hot Springs, and director of Limited Price Variety Stores Association. Earlier this year, he was the subject of a ^two-page feature story In the magazine section of the Arkansas Democrat. He and his brother arc trustees of the Grundfest Foundation, a philanthropic organization which, among other things, grants aid to student's in Arkansas and Mississippi. Pork Products Ceilings are Suspended WASHINGTON (rt>i—The govern mcnt , today suspended wholesal ceilings on pork products. The action was announced by th Office of Price Stabilization whll officials of the agency were ineetin with meat industry officials to dc tcrmine wh'ethcr retail ceilings o beef can be rolled back. Price Stabilizer Tighe Woods ha advised Congress last week that h intended to suspend wholesale sell ing well below ceilings. The retail ceilings are the whole sale costs plus margins In use befor the Korean War. OPS Bald that If pork and liv liog prices rise sharply controls wi be re imposed. Wisconsin to Roie Bowl CHICAGO W —The University of Wisconsin today was selected over Purdue by the Big Ten athletic directors to represent the conference In the Rose Bowl next New Year's day against Southern California. Wisconsin and Purdue shared the Big Ten football championship. Union Services Scheduled for Thanksgiving Dcr Interdenominational Thanksglv Ing services will he conducted a First Methodist church Thursda morning at 9:30. Dr. Alfred Vise, rabbi of Tempi Israel, will preside and the Rev. W J. FfteKugh, priest In charge of S Stephen's Episcopal Church, wl deliver the sermon. Invocalion will be given by th Rev. E. C. Brown and the responsive reading will be read by the Rev. Koy I. Bagley. The Rev. Robert Pelrovlch will give llic benediction and the Rev. Robert McMaster will read the fieri pture. Opening prayer will be given by the Rev. J. C. Dickinson. Hockenhull's Cafe In Blytheville. Dec. & and 10. riverfront area tn Jforth Mississippi County; Dec. H, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., C. A. Smith Grocery at Dell; Dec. li, I to fl-30 pm. Burdotl* Plantation Store; Dec. 13, 11 «m. to 2 p.m., Wesson Farms Office at Victoria; Dec. '13 3 pin to 9 p.ra,'Wllll* Brown 1 ! C»f«.in Luxorx : Inside Today's .Courier New* . . . Hurkets . . . Tugt 5. . . . . . Society . . . Page 4.. . . . . . 1952-53 basketball rules chanjo explained . . . South, West dominate NT2A All-America Ml«U»m . . .SporU . . . Page Jombers Smash Record Number Of Red Trucks B-26's Destroy 200 Chinese Vehicles in Year's Biggest Foray By ROBERT TIICKMAN SEOUL HI—B26 Marauder bombers last night destroyed 200 Com- nunHt vehicles in Uielr greatest truck-busting' foray of the year. The Marauders, ranging far and wide over the Red highway net- vbrk, brought their nine-day bag lo 1,175 trucks. The ceaseless attacks are designed to stem the flow of supplies for frontline Communist .roops. Twelve B29 Supeifoils, the flyby-night partners of the Marauders, dropped 120 tons of high explosives on n ,^ e< ' commtmfcnttons renter near Slnnnju The target city Is on :he west coast, 40 miles north ol Pyongyang, , Hie ' North Korean In» dnyllght> sorties, U. S. PB6 Sabro Jets shot down a Hussinn- lywe MIG15 Jet. It was the seventh straight (lay ot victory for tho Snbies Their score foi the week stands at n MIGs destroyed, two probably destroyed and four dam nged. Poor »Bather' grounded Allied warplanes Monday.: Weather reconnaissance planesi'reported rain and snow over much of North Korea! Communist Infantrymen "probed Allied lines. There was no report of any major fighting '' Harrasslng Attacks' Ground action Sunday was high lighted by a series of Red harras sing attacks all along the bleak 155 mile battIefrof.V * ~ A ij fa ihgirih. Aru.y stuff officer said the Reds appeared content li feel out the''Allied defenses. Nom of their tentative-jabs was aimed at Inking any U N positions The largest, Hed probe-hvforc was launched at Sniper nidge, wnr scarred hill mass on the Centra Front. Allied rockets and arlllier; shells broke up a thrust by 451 Chinese. ous problem to the nation's con- The report was approved last eek at a session of . the ' joint committee, headed by Sen Maybank (D SC) The report was completed Oct. 22, before Ihe national election, but a committee staff mcriiber •aid Us leleasc wa^s held up because some said they could not sludy It adequately during the campaign. Tho . comlttce's that the "national report noted economy ' has operated under restrictive controls" for 18 months and added: Industrial C'jpacifr ti Ponded "During that time significant progress has been/achieved In obilizlng the nation's resources for defense. "The nation's industrial capasity Is gronily expanded Defense fac- toncb are In high gear The domestic economy Is far stronger. People have more money and are spending It There is now a good supply of all important types, of consumer goods available. 'And, foremost, the public's confidence has been restored. Dils was accomplished by direct and Indirect controls wllh higher taxes helping to reduce the consumer puichaslng power with which to bid up prices . . Ihe committee said American consumers now are paying "billions, of additional dollars annually" because of Ihe delay in Imposing price controls after tho Korean War began June 25, 1950 The cmbs went Inlo elfect on Jan 20, 1951, seven monlbs later. The report pointed out that spot market, .wholesale, and 'eonsuriiers price Indices now are about 10 per cent above the level of June, ; Denies Hiss Parole, " WASHINGTON (ff) — Alger Hiss today was denied a parole. The CT, S Parole Board announced It had turned down the application of the former state Department official, now serving • five-year term for perjury. One Killed and 6 Hurt In Missco Accidents A 73-year-old resident of the Tomato Community was liilled ana six others were Injured In five separate traffic accidents In Mississippi County over the week end. A three-car collision claimed the life of Clarence Underwood, : 73, of the Tomato Community, Saturday near the Armprel Park oh Highway 18 east. Injured was Mrs. John Cannon, who, with Mr. Underwood, wa.s. riding _in the pick-up truck' driven by her. husband. They were taken to Blytheville Hospital xvhere Mr. Underwood died Saturday evening. Mrs. Carmon was given emergency treatment for a fractured clavicle and released, hospital authorities reported. The accident was described as follows by Deputy Sheriff Holland Aikcn who Investigated: ; A 19'18 Studebaker driven by R. J. Gilllimworth, traveling cast on Highway 18, had slowed for a left turn, waiting for a car coming west driven by Fred Madden,' Negro, to pasi. The truck driven by Carmon, in which Underwood was riding, going cast behind the Olllingsworth car. was unable lo slop and swerved Into the path of the oncoming Madden car io avoid hitting Gil- linsworth. After striking the Madden nar, the truck caromed Into the Olllinsworth car. Mr. Underwood was thrown out of the truck, and hospital officials reported he suffered a broken neck and crushed chest. Reports from the Sheriff's office indicate that a hearing on the ac- cldont will be conducted later this wcr-k. Services for the retired farmer, who came here from Tennessee scv- 1 eral years ago, were to be conducted Missco Draft Board Sends 20 To Little Rock for Induction The Mississippi County Draft Board here today sent 20 men lo Little Rock for induction into the Army and announced that, the next call Is for 30 men to leave tomorrow for prelnducUon physical examinations. - '. Of today's call for 25 men, three were transferred to other, boards and two failed to report. , Leaving today were the following while regislrants; Aaron Smith and Donald Eugene Rice, BlythevlUe; Billy Gene Stewart, Dalton Thorn and Donald Thorn, Leachvllle; Roy Slaughler and Aubray Chapman, Manila; Nelson Wilson and Alvin L. Gross, Dell; Bertranri Skaggs and Lester Earl Orman, Lcpanto; Axidie Lee Oswalt, West Ridge; Princess Pat Gillpatrlck, Kennctt, Mo.; Charles Loyd Sparks, Tyroma; Gary FArno Martin, conrnn. Mo.; Wilford Donald Hayes, Osccola. Negroes Itciving today included Jessie Gus Turner, Richard Hearn Stokes and James Curtis Collins, all of Blytheville; and Walter Jackson, Toledo, O. . at 2 p.m. today by the Rev. Harold Thompson, retired Nnzarene" minister, at Methodist Church In Tomato. Burial, was to be at,Memorial Park Cemetery' with'Holt Funeral .Home in charge. Survivors include a soli/' Claude Underwood., of Tomato;•; three daughters, Mrs. Otis Petty of Miles, Mich, and Mrs Leo Zarobmski of North Liberty, Tnil.; and a sister, Mrs. John Melvln of Blytheville. Pallbearers were Luther Gifford, Johnny Dingier. .Albert Hnnim, R. W. Cosby, Arlic McAdoo and Earl Mike. • • , ' • -. ' Fire Others Hurt Five other persons were Injured In wrecks over the weekend. Mishaps near Osccola Saturday night put two persons In Memphis hospitals. . '••'."• Bill Houston, driving an old mo- , del, Chevrolet, failed lo make a I turn on Highway 61 north of Osceola and hit a truck driven by a Mexican named Garcia (first name unknown). He was taken to Kennedy Ciencral Hospital. in Memphis suffering 'lacerations and broken ribs. Four persons were injured, orie seriously, when their 1S52 Chevrolet hit a bridge abutment on Highway 40. tivo miles cast of Osccola. Injured were Billie Dew of Lux- uro, Marlanm Cook of Osccola, Clarence Odle of PorlageviHe, Mo., and Louis Gist of Blytheville. All were given emergency treatment at the olfice of Dr. L. D. Mnssey in Osceola. Billie Brimcs was taken to Methodist Hospital In Memphis where she was treated for severe See WRECKS ON Page 5 LIZ— The man Yitto isn't onr«j)«d bf some of the TV commercial* should .see a psychiatrist. ,' •<«'

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