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Blytheville, Arkansas
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. VOL. XLVI—NO. 20« BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NFWBPlpm nr V<IB>™»» •»•* , „ Blythevlllt Daily N««> BlythevUle- Courier MUslaaippi valley Leader Blylheville Herald McMath to Ask Korean May Back Mac Arthur's For Abolishment Charges Against Chinese Reds • Af T i "r STANLEV JOHNSON 4M Tax Agency THE DOMINANT NEW8FAPEH OF NORTHS «T ARKAN8A. *KP toynOAVe MISSOURI BIA'THBVILLE, ARKANSAS. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1950* Mov« Come* After Council Rejects Commission Budget LITTLE ROCK. Nov. 16. tlP> — Governor McMath Indicated today he would ask Ihe legislature to abolish the Arkansas Tax Commission. His statement came on the heels of a flareup In Ihe Arkansas Legislative Council yesterday. The Council rejected the proposed 1051 budget of the commission and appointed ' committee to study possible elimination of the agency. Governor McMath. who sjionsorcd creation of the Tax..Commission oy the 1949 legislature, said: "I am convinced that equalization of property assessments cannot be accomplished by any central slate agency. I will make specific recommendations to the legislature regarding the disposition of the present Tax Commission's func lions." McMath declined to discuss the proposed recommendations. But he Indicated that he would ask for outright abolition of the Tax Commis&on as it now stands. The governor said he wasn't sure whether he would ask the legjsla- lure to give the Arkansas Public Service Commission the powers of ffee Tax Commission or whether • me other agency would take over Its duties. " Ford Shutdowns Affect 50,000 Management Blames Labor Slowdowns And Parts Shortages DETROIT, Nov. 18. Wj j- The Ford Motor Co. was entered to. diy upon' « series of staggered ihutdowm '-., «f fee-ting 50,000 em- ployes' t Plant closings over a period of thru *«<*? bejian last night when foid quit all manufactming oper ttlons at 11* Big. Rouge Factory until Monday. ' •• -, MajTiagement _blan\pd a 'cbntinu IngpaxR- slowd Ji.v- m fhe-steel rolling mill at Rouge and parts and ~iaterials shortages ..The CIO United Auto workers today took exception to the slow down charge asserting the company was at fault for a steel 'shortage Manprement and union, ha\e been at odds since a wildcat strike at the Rolling Mill early tn October After Tuesdaj Rouges oOOOO men will be idle the icit of the week There »lll be anothei shut down Nov. 30 and Dec'.'i. Approximate!} 2oOOO Ford assem bly workers outside Michigan were Idle yesterday. Some returned ' today. All will be back Friday. However, the assembly plants will op- Mat* only three days of next week. Mteinphls Depot Okayed .DETROIT, Nov. .16. (If, — The J-ord Motor Company today confirmed reports that It plans to construct a big parts depot in Memphis which would serve a five-stale area in the Midsoulh. EIGHTEEN PAGES JINGLE CQPIE8 TIVJ CEMTg the North Koreans^ It is expected that Malik will read the letter Into the Council records and then demand lhal proceedings halt until a delegation from Peiping is present. Chinese Due. Nov. 24 Word was received from Prague yesterday lhat a nine-man Chinese Red group has booked air passage for Nov. 23 and will arrive in New York the next morning. Since this is.Friday It Is doubtful if they can take part in Council deliberations . until the following Monday — (he 27th. This Is two months since the original invitation was extended ' for them to come here to lake part in discussions of the Formosa problem and 19 days from the time they were asked to- come explain their actions in Korea. The" U.S. has Insisted that the Council proceed without waiting for the Chinese who. in any case, may have served notice that they will discuss only their own charges of American aggression—not MacArthur's report that they themselves are fighting in Korea. ;' , Pclpinj Group Takes Time Since it is now apparent lhat the Peiping delegation is taking its own sweet time about arriving here, the U.S. is expected to press (his view even more strongly. Other Western diplomats, wno have held back in order to make every effort not to offend Peiping are reported lo feel, that the slow tourney from Peiping to New York 15 a deliberate affront lo Ihe UN alioVput^ a, Different face on the Some delegations speculated that their arrival ii timed to have them m New York Dec 1 when Nation ahst China •; Dr T P TSlang bakes 01 er the presidency of the Council BHA Asks Bids On Butane Gas 5 on a contract to serve the nt housing project on South vislon Street with butane gas for a five-year period will be opened at lla.m, Dec. I a' the office of the Blythcville Housing Authority in the First National Bank build- Ing. The contract is to be awarded to the "lowest and best" bidder as provided in Ihe instruction" for biddcrs. which are available at the BHA. off ice. Bidders' qualifications are called for as part of Ihe contractor's bid . Weothcr Arkansas forecast: Fair and cooler this afternoon and tonight. Tern- CLEAR AND COOLER peraturcs near freezing extreme northwest portion tonight. Friday fair, warmer northwest portion in afternoon. Missouri forecast: Pair and colder tonight low 32 southeast; Friday fair east and south, ^.llnimum this morning—50. Wlaxlmum yesterday—68. Sunset today—4:55. Sunrise tomorrow—6:34. Precipitation 48 hours to 7 a.m. loday—.96. Total since Jan. 1—57.27. Mean lemperalure (midway be- Hween high and low)—59. Normal mean temperature for November—50.2. This Dalt Ijisl Year Minimum this morning—33. - XTaxtmum yesterday—64. PreclplUUon Jan. i to ihli date -um Insist that Tsiang ha<s no legal standing and represents only a small clique they may use this co Incidence of liming to force a show- doun on Ihe Issue of seating the Reds in the UN in place ol the Nationalists v Tsiang is scheduled to speak at todays meehng and may give some indication of what attitude he will take toward recognizing the rights of the Peiping delegates to .speak during his presidency. : -: STANLEV JOHNSON M / AN ,P, Y ? RK ! No ,V- 6> (A ' J) ~ A Korea » spokesman is expected to back up On charges of Chinese Communist intervention when the United Nations Security Council meets this afternoon. ocvui John M. Chang, permanent Kolean representative here, U »th«- duled to speak in a Council debat« on an American-backed resolution ordering Chinese Communist withdrawal and assuring the Peiping government that U. N. troops will respect her Korean frontier. Other sponsors are Britain, France, Norway, Ecuador and Cuba, On the eve of the Council's meeting Russia's Jacob A. Malik circulated a letter from the Chinese Reds charging that American aggression is responsible for the war and defending the right of Chinese "volunteers" to go to the aid of On the Phone Strike Scene —• Pine Bluff Is Picketed Again; Courf Order Hit PINE BLUFF. Nov. 16. (AP)-Phone service here was disrupted today for a third lime in a week as sinking Western Electric Company workers set-up a picket line around the Bell Telephone exchange this morning. Judjr Authority Studied LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 16. (IP, — Authority of a judge to prohibit picketing of a company not involved In a strike was studied by the 'Arkansas Supreme Court loday. Involved is the injunction granted last week by Pulaski Chancellor Frank Dodge against picketing of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company plant an Little Rock by striking Western Electric Company workers. The CIO Communications Workers of America, to which the strikers belong, asked the Supreme Court for a writ of prohibition to overturn Judge Dodge's order, con- lending he was without jurisdiction In the matter. Tempers Slill Flare PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 16. f/r) — The nationwide telephone strike- marked by flaring tempers on the picket line and a legal tug-of-war over Injunctions—entered the second Week today with no immediate prospect of peace. • The Bell Telephone Company went to court seeking an injunction lhat would prevent picketing of the company's exchanges in Philadelphia, scene of two picket line battles in the last two days. The walkout of Western Electric Company equipment employes was called by the CIO-Commun!cations Workers Union in 44 states last, Thursday. Bell Telephone of Pennsylvania and olher subsidiaries of the parent American Telephone & Telegraph Company are not directly involved in the strike. In the Philadelphia, flareiip ves- terday, pickets failed for the sec'ond consecutive/day to prevent non- striking Bell workers from repoi* In^ for »ork Fists flew «s police e^oited non-strlk-ersr to their jobs Another cfash occurred at Wash Ington where* > line foreman re ceived-'a black/.eye in a battle between pickets and officials of the Chesapeake and Potomac telephone company Tao pickets were ques And In-New York, an A.T.&T stockholders meeting was conducted against a backdrop of boos and catcalls.'.The meeting w as attended by a number of employe-stockholders^ The Bell Injunction request here followed similar action in seven other slates. Injunctions against picketing were granted in Louisiana. Virginia. Kentucky anri Wisconsin but were refused In Nebraska and Georgia. Action is pending in New Jersey. House Sets Dec. 1 AsDatefor Excess Profits Tax Bill Framers Seek to Ready Measure for Action; Hearings To End By BARNEY LIVINGSTONE WASHINGTON, Nov. 1«. (AP) — Hoijjse tax framers, working under forced draft, pointed today toward a target of Dec. 1 as the date by which they expect to have an ex c«ss profit* levy ready for House action. After hearing Secretary of the Treasury Snyder outline administration suggestions for skimming t4.000.000.000 (rom corporation earnings, the House Ways and Means Committee voted on parly lines yesterday to conclude hearings no later than next Wednesday. With more than 200 Individuals wanting to testify, this meam many will get no chance to present their views orally, although they may present written statement* for the record. Tht hearings continue today. Ch»rjw «f Gaj The h«armg speed up broil immediate* charge* of gag i steamroller from Republic committee members, *ho shoned themselves cool to Snyder s proposal lor a 15 per cent levy on corporation profits. Rep. Reed (R-NY). senior GOP member, accused the Democratic committee majority of being "not even interested In trying to write sound tax legislation. By a straight party vote, the Committee limited the hearings to one week and,put a 13-minute time limit on the appearance of individual witnesses. . It also decreed that "where possible" no more than one witness should appear in a single industry although more than one could split the 15-mlnute maximum among them. Driver Wrong 'Either Way If He Hits Arab Bv CIJUIDF F SPARira ^ By CLAUDE E. SPARKS (Courier News Staff Writer) In Saudi Arabia, you ar* bound to observe two laws If your auto strikes a native. 1. Take him to > hospital immediately. But— 2. Also remain at tht scene of th* accident until police, arrive. "Either way you are wrong," R; E. Vilander, who. was stationed at Blythcville air base. In 1942, observed yesterday while visiting Mr. and Mrs. n. H. Houchlas. 1000 West Main, to renew a friendship founded in the early days of World War H. Mr. Vilander, who works for an oil company in Arabia, met the Houchins at the Presbyterian Church during his four-months stay here while in the Army Alr Force. "Mrs. Houchins was one of those persons who took servicemen under her wing," Mr. Vilander said. "I visited frequently in their home and we've been close friends ever since. Thai's why I .came back for this visit." Trucks Brlnt Payroll Now connected with the Arabian- American Oil Company, Mr. Vilander has been in Saudi for the past 25 months where he U materials accountant of the company's purchase and stores division. Describing some of the company's problems in meeting Arabian customs, Mr. Vilander said that the company's payroll is brought in in 20-ton trucks. Reason? No paper money is used In Saudi and the Arabians' largest coin, the riyal, is worth about 25 cents in American money. "Our payroll runs about »5,000,000 riyals per month and therefore weighs 70 tons," Mr. Vilander explained. From Dhahran. one ol three American cities. Mr. Vilander said the huge slack of coins was brought in by unguarded open trucks trom Ihe French Indochinc Bank in AKhobar. seven miles away. WdKr,t I, Safeginnl Asked why no payroll guards were used. Mr. Vilander »»ld, "If you took 70 tons of melal In the wh*l .fluid you da with 117 —Co»rttr News Phot* VISITOR FROM SAUDI—Holding an Arabian aghaal. Is R. E. Vilander who formerly was'stationed at Ihe BlythevUle air base and who has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Houchtns of looo'west Main. He now is associated with Arabian-American Ol! Company. The aghaal I the black, braided part of a natiie head dress which weights down tin gutra or sttawl worn lo keep away sun and sand. A ghahfiyyah or skull cap;.U worn beneath the aghaai and gutra. They are worn by all M os lem. to permit touching the forehead lo Ihe ground when worshippln, Allan. Brimmed hats are forbidden. v No one wants It." Arabian oil wells also differ from those In Ihls country, Mr. Vilander said in explaining that there are no pumping welU in Arabia. "We jtist put holes down here and thtri and Ut gat prMturt c*r« for it. Our wells produce.from 400 000 to 630,000 barrels of oil per das depending on tht demand and ho? much we can «labilu»>," Mr, Vil ander continued. 1 By "stabilizing" Ihe wells. Mi *•• DUVU «• r»f* i Allies Forge Ahead on Frigid 250-Mile Front of Korean War J£ RG - ET r,° F U , N r-P R VE J N KOREA-This Is the number one generating .station o( the huge Changin Dam at Chosin Reservoir in North Korea, nn electrical installation that supplies power lo most of North Korea. It was m the area of this power plant and similar ones along the Yalu Hiver that Chinese Communists rushed after their entry into the Korean wnr. Much of'Man- churia s power also comes Irom Ihese huee North Korean inequations. Second GI Insurance Dividend Probably Won't Affect Economy WASHINGTON. Nov. 18, M',-- ficinl who'asked not lo be named it I Inn rtn aft ! ... n I -*.J » 1 ltftf\ a nn n,... , . .. . . . . . . lirtJUCU, Putlliig an estimated $1,000,000.000 Into circulation next yctir ns lite second GI Insurance dividend wilt barely ripple Ihe national economy, a government economls said today. ' The exact amount of the dividend is still a Veterans Administration (VA) secret. H Is expected to/total around $1,000.000.000, only a' little /more Ihan a third Ihe size of the first Insurance dividend, paid this year. The economist,- a high level of- Cify Improvement Suggestions to Form Basis for Program Manila cltbens yesterday Umk the first step In setting up a program .for city improvement when about M residents listed their suggestions for civic development nt » clinic conducted by Arkansas Resources and Development Commission .and the Arkansas Economic Council-State chamber of Commerce. A.' E. McClilley, president of the sponsoring -Lions Club, said today that cards were filed by Mich person listing his suggestions for civic, economic and social Improvement. These cards were taken to Liltlo Rock by Forrest Norman of Newport, who directed the clinic, where they will be worked into a bnoklet and returned to Manila. The booklet is expected within 10 days. "From this Information, a program is to be formulated," Mr McCulley said. Meetings were held at noon !u the school lunchroom and at 2:30 p.m. at the library. said the first dividend of J2.HCO 000,000 miide a definite liiiixict o'ti the overall purchase of durable goods, like rcfrigc-rntors, during, the first half of tills year. He noted, however, that the vast bulk of It was paid out In six months, while the next dividend, besides being smaller, will be spread over most of 1951. The second dividend probablv v,lll go lo all holders of National Service Life insurance who bought their insurance any time , before Decfai. 10.10. A VA sjxjkesman snld a -for' inula by which th^.precise amount of each Individual p»vmenlv,maj "be computed has not jet been worked out , _ The dividend will cover the'three- ycar period between 19(s and~ 195). Dividends on lapsed policies will be paid only if the Insurance wns kept in force by payment of premiums for some minimum period. On the previous dividend, this period was three months, but It in likely to he somewhat longer this time. Although no official announcement has been mndc, the VA hopes to pay each veteran his dividend as soon as possible following the. anniversary date of Ills policy. Jn- illal payments are not expected until about Mnrch. Deer Season Death Total Reaches Two By Tim Associated With three days of the deer hunting season gone In Arkansas, two boys hnve been killed anil two others wounded critically in scparnta- accidents. The victims range In age from 10 lo 18. Ocie Culp Jr.. 18, of Marvell, was killed Wediirsd.iy when his rifle . r discharged as Culp. on horseback, started lo place It in B truck. . The charge from a shotgun struck Television, Radio F, rxuuiu , >nc cnargc irorn a shotgun struck rirm Opens on West Main i 10-year-old Larry Don Black in Opening of Blythcville Television I ltlp lll!arl Wednesday when the wen- »nd Radio Service. 114 'i West Main, j nol> oisch «re«l as the boy nntl a Between Britain, Egypt Cancelled King Forouk Atkt That English Troops Leave Suez Zone . Egypt, Nov. IB. W) _ Egypt's government stnled formally loday' U,no longer regards Its 1938 treaty Vwltll Britain as legal. ; Resistance Called r $potty r as Yanks Make New Gains SKOUI,, Nov. 16. (AP) Allied forces foiled ahead today all Hiring- the frigid 2nO- liiile North Korean front toward the iM.inclnirian border. Resistance was spotty. Parka-clad infantrymen of UieU. S. 17th Regiment knifed through the frost-covered PunBsan hills in the northeast to within 20 miles of the Red Manchurian border. The L7th smashed five'miles lo the 41st Parallel' -against Re>; tanks, Hi'lillery and infantry. Jt wns (he <| s y s ',| 8B e5t gain. In sharp contrast, (he entire u 5 Hi'*I. Corps advanced along a' M mile front in the northwest virtually .unopposed. Temperature! *J>n'| e ' " sle <=l. storm made th« Fn,, ?.""*"• Gains ranged up to four miles. . American naval 'guns help Soiith Koreans lurn the tables on attacking ned* p.,. the opposite eo,»t m me extreme northeast. U.S. Marines clashed with a slia- blc Communist force in the m oun . I? lions center of Ihe peninsula. They advanced as much as thre. miles alone the west side of the Ice- coaled ChnngJIn Reservoir Troops of the HOK (Republic of Korcn) Second Sorpr, stabilized the sagging bottom, of the line against strong ricd opposition. Here's what happened Thursday, lie inn""'' """'"'"'noils baU cast: h "" >".' n " iw ;-.*' st ' ti,., The RQK First Division' advanced nearly , ol , r miles, north and west'™ Pakclion.-.Thal. expanded trw -West- n.-vjci ijun, Him fluaen mere Is no other alternative than to decide Its cancellation." the government stopped short of formal denunciation of the treaty. The throne speech Indicated Instead that Kgypt hopes Britain will recog n I demands to remove British troops Immediately from the Sue/. Canal Zone and permit the unification of the .Sudan with Egypt under King J"nrouk's rule. A main clause ,of the IfrM agreement Is It? autlioil/ntlnii to maintain British troops In the strategic canal wine until msn. , Firnt reaction of Western observers wns Hint the speech was drafted In diplomatic doilblclnlk which could—and probnbly would be—Interpreted both as a cancellation and not a cancellation. Some thought the hint of denunciation wns intended as a political sop to popular feeling which strongly favors British evacuation. The British have been occupying Egyptian soil for fiR years. Official British sources declined immediate comment. One source snlti the throne speech wns "vngue" on the subject. Many demonstrations enlivened Cniro streets lodny with crow-Is again surrounding the opposition newspaper. Akhharciyom. One student wns fatally Injured In n brawl Ilicre yesterday, and another demonstration was expected at his funeral this afternoon. was announced yesterday. | companion climbed through a . .. ....... _______ ,. , . The new firm Is headed by Carl- Tllc accif| cnt occurred not far from | Ixmg ss manager. He previously ' Jra "" is BIilck ' s ol Junes- ; N , ov , was connected with niythcvillel lM>ro Hc was lnken lo a Memphis : ' ( , n ! llO.S)itnl. '"" Yenc".! Soy beans Snles Co. for three years as a serv- Ice man. Tom Ashmore Fined On Driving Charge . One person was fined and liear- Aml " n T " csda y Leroy McQuil- .. Monday, opening tlay of Ihe depr' season, Bonnie Joe Bog.nd. 17, of! Hensley. was killed. A companion i ' 1 snd his 3hote " n dis - Open 2!>7 205'; High 292',, 297 297 I/)-*287 28!)', 2911, lan - ing for another was continued in Municipal Court Ihis morning on charges of driving while under thcl? ,,'"" °," ' Influence of liquor. j father when Tom Ashmorc was fined J35 and j a ™ cr costs and hearing for Elmo Williams will continue until tomorrow. len, 13. of Yancopln (Dtulin County). WAS wounded critically. Hc was silling on New York Cotton Dec. Mar. with Ills grand- i May hunter fired on him I July Oct. Open High Low 1:30 4310 4H14 4276 421!) 4274 4278 121^ 124S 42.'i,i 1235 1204 4157 4162 4143 3605 3703 3680 The British Cominonweaiiri : i7th ' d push- e British Cominonweaii Brigade entered Pnk'clion an pus ed about three miles forward Patrols found no trace of Heds within another mile and a h>if.:' , 21lh Calm, Mil* .nd |f»ir The U.S. 24th Division advance* up to a mile and > hnlf 'and »enl patrols as fur ns Yongsong, 15 m |t M northeast of Pnkchon. The U.S. First Cavalry Di v |.,[ on ndvnnccd ngalnst light opposition more than half a mile beyond Yong- byon, seven miles : southenst of Yongsong. and expanded its positions southeast. The fiOK Second Corps, whosi positions hnve been dented in recent days by' Chinese Communist counterattacks, recaptured road positions southwest of Yongbyon and moved back into Tokchon, 25 miles east of Yongbyon. U.S Marines of th.e Seventh Regiment. probing west of Ihe great ChnngJIn Reservoir, bumped into » Communist force o[ undetermined size. Two Marine companies skirmished with the Red outposts. Then th« -Mnrines,.l05 mm. artillery W loose. An unconfirmed report by a prisoner said Chinese Communists were building up n big force In the mountains west of Ihe reservoir. The entire Chinese 42nd Army may be In the area. 'Ilia 42nd consists" of the decimated 124th Division, 125th and I2(!lh. Farther to the the two pirmgcd advance of Ihe U.S. 1th Infantry Division carried these winter-clad Iroops up' the rajt shores of Pujon Itc.-ervoir nnri alon^ the twisting mountain road to bomb-raided Knpsao. Positions Cnnsoliilulctl It wns Ihls rich! win? of tho 7th thnt fought its way through Red nrtlllery. lank nnd mortar fire. The 17th RcRlmenl consolidnted Its po- Sce IV.UJ on r.ifrc « 4205 4145 3634 New York Stocks 1:30 p.m. Quotations: AT&T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca Cola Gen Electric Den Motors Int Harvester Montgomery Ward ... N Y Central .1 C Penney Packard Radio Republic Steel Socony Vacuum Stc.ndard ot N J Arkansas, Texas Will Observe Two Thanksgivings This Year WASHINGTON, Nov. 16. (API-' The situation !.<; different In Tcx- Two states—Arkansas and Texas-j-is, Oov. Allan Snivels proclaimed days bfj'.li dates ns Thanksgiving the explanation that Tc rii !.'.|»1ltall\JM Lllrtl. I t.\rt.-i "<1S oujh to be thankful for to have GI 1-2 66 1-4 36 3-4 15 I will have two Thanksgiving nit 3-4 | t n js year. 4778' 2 ' 1 tJa ' P Proclaimed by President i\vn Thanksgiving days" 3) ' I Truman as the national day of Also. Shivers iwinlcd out, bnnVs 63 1-41 Than K ' ving antl also thclr own ami other bu.slne.ueji would clo5,e 17 1-4 ' Nov - hollda y. i on Nov. 23 and many of Ihe state's 60 1-4' Mr - iruman fixed Die Nov. 23 [ traditional college and high school 3 3. 41 date in line with a congressional! football games arc set, for Nov 30 17 1.4, resolution calling lor Thanksgiving! 'Ihe tangle over different Thanks- - 4S 3-8 ' °" lhc fourth Thursday. *"" '" 24 1-2 Bfi 3-B But in Arkansas, the law listing the state's legal hplldays set* the N. O. Cotton Dec. Mar. May July Oct. , Open High I>nw 4300 4300 42M , 4260 4262 4227 4217 4220 -1190 4140 4151 41.1!> 1:30 42B2 4230 4195 last Thursday November as Thanksgiving. Since this U a live- Thursday November this year, that means Nov. 30. There'll be a little bit of contusion tn Arkansas over the double holiday.. Some feder«| workers In the state will observe the earlier KM 3676 3676) date, others the later giving dates began in 1039, when the late President Franklin D. Roosevelt decided to make Ihe nexi-to- lasl Thursday as thf dale lor celc- l ing. Mr. Uoor-cvelt reasoned lhat it would help business to have a longer Interval between Thanksgiving anrt Christmas. His Idea was that mast Christmas shoppers don't get Your Community Chest Helps— BlytheYille Boy Scouts There are at present 10 Boy Scout Trcops active in Blythcville with » total membership of 286 Scon's. The Blythcville and North Mississippi County Boy organization Is B. part ol the Eastern A r k a n s as Council, which has shown an increase ol 166 S per cent in activities during Ihe 10 years. On Ihe basis of , activities and the number of boy* reached of available this year, the Eastern Arkansas Council leads 32 other councils in s live- slate area. Through' Boy Scout activities, youngsters of the community learn good ciliaenshlp : and character training. The Community Chest allotment FOR 'HUMANITY! the ttay -.,-,.,---.. ...... . &v-v int. \^umimHiLijr vyiic.-ii alkui-nii until Thanksgiving i.( out of (for the Boy Scouts this year H.OOO.

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