The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 25, 1950 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMTNANT NEWSPAPER rt» Wnp-nrr»a-r- *__..„... ..._ ~*^ VOL. XLVI—NO. 213 Blythevllle Dally New* Blythevllle Courier Mississippi Valley Leader Blythevllle Herald Industrial Drive Is Set for Tuesday Hoys to Head Committee on Fund-Raising Wheels were set in motion yesterday to form Blylhe- ville's first industrial foundation, A 16-man committee indicated the job of contacting businessmen will begin Tuesday. The organizational committee sat In its first session yesterday and named B, Russell Hays chairman of the general fund committee. This committee will endeavor to get the c i ty \s bw sine asiner. Lo invest $100,000 in the industrial foundation. They are scheduled to begin tiieir work Immediately after Monday's meeting of a rating committee. E. B. David was chosen chairman and E. B, Thomas vice-chairman of the organization committee which toofc initial steps yesterday to form a profit stock company. Articles of incorporation will tie filed next with Arkansas Secretary of Slate C. G. Hall. Other members of the general Jd committee, headed by Mr. ,»~*ys. Include Roscoe Crafton, Jack Chamblin, J. L. Gunn, Fred S. Saliba fjnd E. B. Thomas, The rating committee will meet Monday night, in the Chamber's City Hall office at 1 o'clock, Members of this committee Include Richard Jiedel, Max Logan, R. A, Porter, Riley Jones, R. C. Farr and H. W. Halnes. Chamber secretary - manager Worth D. Holder reported today that his office has received queries from three new industrial prospects this week. "In addition to these prospects, we stUI have several firms which are actively interested In locating here,' he said. All but one of the new prospects would rcqu ire com mu ni ty i nvest- ment, usually to the extent of providing a building which the industry could rent. J L. Cuxni.-.. Chamber * Industrial'_ .couraging." , "Interest that has been evinced In the .project thus far," he said, f ^ s heartening to those of us who •ijflave worked on industrial expansion for the city. ~ "There is no doubt but what such a program will do more to enhance Blytheville's industrialization goal than any other single factor . . . especially fn view of competition among towns our size for Industry." TM DOMINANT NEWSPAPER QT MORTHliAaT AMtANBAB AMD »OtrniEA5T MIMOURl BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1950 83-Mile-Hour Winds Lash Eastern. Seaboard NEW YORK, Nov. 25. (AP)-Steady 83-mile-an-honr winds, accompanied by heavy rain, drove seas a mile inland in the metropolitan area today and lashed the eastern seaboard from Virginia to New England. At least two deaths were reported. A man was struck and killed by an automobile In New York city his headed Vffarts in 90% of Parity Set As Support Price For 1951 Cotton Agri Department Cites Need for Production Increase WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (,T)_ Because of the need for increased production, the Agriculture Department will support grower prices for 1951 crop cotton at 90 per cent of parity. That Is the same level as this year's support. The Department said support prices could be fixed as low as n percent of parity, but that the decision to maintain the present level was reached because of the need to encourage Increased production. Parity Is a standard for measuring farm prices. It is defined by law to be equally fair to producers and those who buy their products. The actual support rates for cotton, in dollars and cents, will be determined next summer on the basis of the Aug. 1 parity price of cotton. This year's rate averages 29.45 cents a pound for the base grade. However, cotton is bringing more than 40 cents a pound now because of a shortage in supplies. Some l!re*d Higher Some producer groups have urged supports higher than 90 per cent. They contended this is necessary to encourage farmers to produce a 60 per cent larger crop next year, as Secretary Brarman was urged. Brannan has authority under farm law to set supports above 90 per cent if he deems such action necessary. ; Cotton supplies are short because nail and there were from the-defense „ Brafmarf'sflS today the price support decision was made at this time so cotton farmers can make advance plans for next year's production. Committee Files Grader Report Council Group Says City Not in Position To Make Purchase The Purchasing Committee of ..... - = the City Council, yesterday .filed a' prj Wrnonis net tcd them only a 1.- while chasing his hat Ihrough the wind and rain. In Btoomfield, N..I., a man died when a large tree fell on his car as lie drove through a street. Abnormally high tides were caused by the hurricane-force winds, which in one gust reached a velocity of 96 miles an hour at the Bear Mountain, N.Y. weather station. Ten persons were rescued from three seaside cottages that, collapsed on Staten Isl.-.nd where winds swept the seas Inland for a mile over five benches. Railroads Washed Out Railroad tracks between Matawan and Perth Amboy. N.J.. were washed out by high seas rolling over Inland stretches. Buses were pressed Into service to shuttle passengers between the two points lo trains Abnormally high tides were reported along the cost as far north as Eastport, Me. Tlie Boston Weather Bureau, In a special warning, said a severe storm, centered in Virginia early today and moving northward in combination with a high pressure area over eastern Canada, caused the high winds. Heavy rains were expected to be followed by snow flurries tonight. Idlcwild airport In New York City reported one gust of wind reached 80 miles an hour. Operations personnel In lofty control towers at LaGuardia Field. Pioyd Bennett Field and Mitchell Field In New York, and Newark. N.J., airport were ordered lo leave their posts when ripping winds threatened to topple the towers. Manhattan Flooded Large sections of the lower tip of Manhattan were flooded by heavy rains. The storm also added to the woes of the Long Island Railroad, the Hue on which 77 persons were killed tn a wreck Wednesday night. A large tree blew across both tracks west of Gibson station. In Nassau County. N.Y., directly in front of a train. The first car was damaged, but no passengers were reported Injured. Service on the lines Long Beach branch between Vajley stream and Long Beach, .N.Y., was suspended after'high waves swept small boats and debris acros:; the trestle. .At mid-morning all signal power' on the'railroad was cut off. but there -still was some direct current power, used to operate trains. Fate of 21 Crash Victims May Be Determined Today MOHAN, wyo., Nov. 25. (AP) - severe weather which has The fate of 21 persons aboard a missionary airliner may be determined definitely today when searcheis reach Ihc 11.000 foot level of treacherous Mount Moran. Two experienced mountain climbers yesterday hauled themselves to within 300 feet of the crumpled DC-3 lying half-covered by swirling snowstorms. They returned (o their base camp after seven and one-half hours of dog- report with City Clerk W. I^.Malin of Us investigation into the possibility of purchasing a road grader for the city. ; The three-man committee met yesterday to receive bids for the purchase of the grader. In its report, the committee recommended t the city was not in financial •,- r 'ition at this time to purchase the equipment and turned the matter back to the council. Only two bids were received by the committee. The lowest of these was from the J. A. Riggs Tractor Company of West Memphis for $9,372. The council Is expected to act on the committee's recommendations at its Demembcr meeting. Members of the Purchasing Committee are Jimmy Sanders, J. L. Nabers and Rupert Cratton, • 700 foot advance up the mountain's sheer side.s. A base camp has been established at the 0,000 foot level of the mountain. From there Paul Pet- zoldl of Rivcrton, Wyo., and Blake Vandcwater, a forest ranger, plan today to finish hacking a path out of the packet! snow and ice coating the near-vertical walls of Mount iUoran. They returned yesterday without reaching the wreck scene for fear they would be trapped on the mountain by darkness. Eiirht children and four women were among thc 21 aboard the ship when it crashed. It U felt that if survived the initial impact would have died during the Weather Arkansas Forecast: Pair and not so cold this afternoon, tonight and Forecast: Few snow flurries east and central portion tonight and Sunday morning; partly cloudy through Sunday: warmer this afternoon and east and south po' ' is tonight, much colder noanwest half state Sunday; low tonight 10 to 15 north border to 2025 southwest portion; high Sunday 20-25. WjICInimum this morning—7. Wlaximum yesterday—32. Sunset today—4:5i" Sunrise tomorrow—6:44. Precipitation 48 hours lo' 7 n.m. today—none. Total since Jan. 1—59.54. Mean temperature (midway between high and low) -19.5. Normal mean temperature for November—5 0.2. Thlj T)al« last Year Minimum this mornins—31, Maximum -csterdnv S*. Precipitation ,lan. i t o this date any they U. S. Checks Tax Returns of Mickey Cohen LOS ANGELES, Nov. 25. lip)— Internal Revenue agents and U. S. attorneys are looking into the matter of gambler Mickey Cohen's income tax returns. Cohen testified before the Kefau- vcr Senate Crime Committee last week that he borrowed S300.000 In the last three years— much of It without interest or collateral, and very little paid back. Mason D. Lcbing, Washington counsel of the Internal Revenue Bureau, and Charles E. Davles, head of the T-mcn In the West, are heading the Bureau's probe. They met with U. S. Atty. Ernest A. Toltn and aides yesterday. Thc FBI meanwhile Is hunting for Eddie Borden, a Cohen friend who seems to have disappeared— like two other former Cohenltes, Dave Ogul and Frank Niccoli, who have been missing for about a year. Borden is a gambler and once managed Cohen when the latter was a prize-flghter. Americani in Russia MOSCOW, Nov. 55. (#)-A large the Soviet Union after attending .,...._„ ^ .!?"« arr . lved L ln "if? drifts. the w 1J r,.T XVorld Plfact the region. lashed Retail Grocers GrOUp tO EleCt- Mcmbers of the Retail Grocers Credit Association will elect officers at a meeting to be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday in City Hall. It was announced today. Organized Oct. 25, the grocers EIGHT PAGES 8INGLE COPIES nVB Korean Showdown Clash Nea r Enemy Troops Swarm Toward Front to Meet Advancing U.N. Forces TOKYO, Nov. 25. (AF)— Enemy troops swarmed toward the trout in northwest Korea today under relentless air atlack for a probable showdown batt'le with advancing allied forces 60 miles from the border. Already South Koreans on the extreme east flank of the allied advance were under bruising counterattack. The ----- *.....". u.v.i.i,i,^ V.UUIIHJI cl LliLCK enemy hud driven a wedge six miles deep into the lines. ~ * Pilots spatted 5.000 or more enemy troops "swarming all over tlie countryside" near Kusung, ahead of the U.S. 25th and Second Divisions on the northwest sector ol the front. A Ninth Corps spokesman said both divisions were moving ahead against the stiffest resistance In (he two-day-old offensive, which Is designed to cud the war In Korea quickly. Elements of Ihc 25th Division seized heavily-defended heights two miles southeast of strategic Unsan. which Is 50 miles from the border. A briefing officer said the enemy then loosed a counterattack which still raged Into thc night. The Reds were fighting from log- covered dugouts. These were struck roup was set up to improve and ™ e discussion in the Assembly acilitate the extension of credit *' m " a ' l0 ' bul wllo11 y separate fro n the members' store* Security Council deliberations. fa in the members' stores. A nominating committee composed of Fulton Elite, George Stiliwell and Jimmy Forsythe was named at the Oct. 25 meeting to select candidates for the election of officers Monday. Membership cards are to be distributed at Monday night's meeting. Two Drivers Fined Hay Rogers and Wills Hand were each fined S25 and costs in Municipal Court this morning on charges of operating a motor vehicle with improper licenses. UN Group Meets Today to Hear China Charges Session Is Called Unexpectedly by Council President LAKE SUCCESS. Nov. 25. M>l— With a Chinese Communist delegation waiting Lo stale its charges of American aggression, the United Nallons Security Council meets today to grapple with the Formosan and Korean problems. The 2 p.m. (CST) session was ordered unexpectedly by Council President Ales Beber of Yugoslavia. He acted after U.N. Secretary General Trjrgve I-te conferred with the Chinese Communist emissaries who arrived in New York early yesterday. It previously had heen reporter! that (he Council would not meet before next Tuesday or Wednesday. Placing both the Korean question and the Chinese Communist complaint ot U.S. aggression against Formosa on the Council agenda seemed to have some special significance. The Chinese Communists, In agreeing to send a delegation to Lake Success [o participate In the discussion of Gen, -MacArthur's charges of Chinese Intervention in Korea, have Insisted that the Korean nnd Pormosan questions were Inseparable. They have accused the United Slates of aggression against both territories. Meanwhile. United Nations delegations kept a close watch on the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York, where the Chinese Reds are staying, to see who called on them. This might -be a tip-off on backstage maneuvering. United States officials have studiously avoided any contact with the Chinese Reds and have Indicated they will not talk with (hem. except to trade diplomatic punches at the Council table. The Pclping group's field of r.c- tlon was widened yesterday when the Assembly's 60-nation Political Committee voted 30-8 with 22 abstentions to invite them to testify on Russia's charges of American aggression against China. discussion in the Assembly Is im, Manila Reservist Recalled to Duty Sgt. Talmadge W. Holt of Manila has bcen recalled to active duty with the Air Force for a one-year period and now is stationed at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. Sgt. Holt first entered thc Air Force in 1946. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Allen Holt of I-carhvillc and husband of Mrs. Mary Nell Holt ol Manila. Mercury Hits 2-Year Low Of 7 Degrees The mercury tumbled to » new "«V™"i i-7" "• -;—"—» ••«- two-year low of seven degrees here *£ C %"* 1"'^'™ °« ?." ri "S .«« «r.y hour, of this morn- by dreaded Jellied gasoline firebombs dropped by fighter-bombers in close support. The positions were enveloped in flames. Gains during tne second day of the end-the-war push danged up to three miles on a winding 80-inile front stretching inland from the Yellow Sea 40 to 60 miles south of the Yaiu Hiver boundary. B-2D Superfortresses and allied was In sight'. n ,,, t >, fighters stepped up the tempo of their thunderous support, Tankj Reach Ch.mjii Spearheading tanks of the U.S. 24th Division pushed to Ihc outskirts of Chonju, communications and highway hub on the main road to the border city of Sinuiju. Chon- ju Is 51 road miles south of Sinuiju, main gateway for Chinese Reds In extreme northwest Korea. Only In the Taechon sector, on the 2'lth's right flank, did the lilg push falter— and then only temporarily. , A counternttacklnK Red regiment shoved back the Republic of Korea |ROK>- First Division one mile nnd a half ' in the pre-diuvn darkness. The South Koreans are heading toward the great Sulho Dam on the Yalu upstream from Sinuiju. Fourth largest In the world, Sulho Dam supplies hydro-electric power for most of Manchuria nnd North Korea. Most of the Red resistance Is expected in that sector. An Eighth army spokesman said the offensive generally "exceeded planning expectations." On the snow-mantled northeast front, the ROK Capital Division thrust to the edge of Chonjin. last major North Korean city south of the Soviet Siberian border 60 air and carrier-based miles away. U.S. Marine planes supported the ROK Capital Division and Allied forces elsewhere in the northeast. Northwest F'ush Counted On But it was on the northwest push that Ma'cArthur- was pinning his hopes for ending the war by Christ- mis. Here's how that push progressed : Marine planes rocketed two Ren supply dumps and a roadblock. On the west side of the Big Lake Marines continued moving northward hut were slowed by unmanned roadblocks. Farther northeast, the 32nd Regiment of the U.S. Seventh Division was pushing northward Inward a link-up tt-ilh the Division's nth Regiment which already is on the Yalu River. To the southwest of the front, the ROK Third Division romed elements of thc Jhinese 126th Division Friday six .nltcs west of Sac- kang and about 30 air miles west of See \\AR on imgi: X Wintry Blasts Grip Most of Nation 1 Winter struck a large part of the country with cold lury Saturday, setting bitter records. Winds of hurricane force Wasted metropolitan New York, sweeping; se a water at least one mile inland at one spot. Chilling temperatures seeped Into Southern States and wind-driven snow virtually paralyzed Pittsburgh. Winds up to B3 miles an hour of hurricane force, were reported in New York. The howling wind tumbled houses and knocked over Irecs as it whipped inland from Ihc sea. Ten persons were rescued from seaside homes. Others in the Staten Island area were ordered to evacuate their homes. Pittsburgh braced itself for more of a heavy snow storm—already thc greatest contlr.ous snowfall In the city's history. .By morning, already 16 Inches of snow blanketed Pittsburgh and there was e olher 10 to l, „ Transportation Halted Transportation came to a virtual halt and essential services were badly hit by the heavy storm. The storm also took an early toll. claim- Ing the lives of five men who were stricken as they fought the mount- 115 at Erie. Two other deaths were attributed to Ihc storm, the result of accidents. At Cleveland, one of the worst blizzards ol November record almost lulled slreei [ialvsLortatl:.:i Traffic was whittled down to a lew public vehicles ami there was little likelihood these would continue in operation if the storm continued. Forecasts indicated at least a foot of snow would fall. Snow was reported as far south a.s Alabama and Georgia. And in several southern elites clear to llic gulf, Icmperalutes skidded to freezing. Nashville, Tcnn. reported zero. It was 7 above at Atlanta, lo at Roanoke, Va,; 17 at Montgomery. Ala.; 20 at Meridian, Miss.; -3 at Bowling Green. Ky. Muskegon. Michigan.reported one of the lowest early mornins; readings -13. Thc northeastern reslon was promised no Immediate Your Comrnur,sty Chest Helps— The B/yt/tCvi/iO 'Y' ' Keien HillsDUl'Cii anu '— • "" >i>"ni.uirtiT; ii'iiei, .Mon- every prospect that an- | crating temperatures were forecast 15 inche., wouid [all. '" somc of lne western stales. But The snow plied up in other west"~ Pennsylvania sections with 18 ------ 4 uetdvUU tod it was still heavy overcoat weather for the midwest. Temperatures Dip The late-N'ovember, wind-swept snow storm, after sweeping across thc mid-continent, whipped across the Appalachian Mountains and lower Great Lakes Region. Strong winds swirled thc freshly fallen snow into huge drifts in many areas. Tunp«rtturM dipped to uw lew marks for the date in many parts of ihe cold belt. Thc blinding snow slower! irafllc in western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, western New York and [he mountain sections of Maryland and Virginia. The storm moved cast- ward and rain from central New- York to South Carolina was cx- pcclcd to change to snow. Ohio also was in for froh falls, probably as much as 12 to 13 Inches Iti the northeastern and extreme eastern section. Early today. Cleveland reported a fall ol 7.2 Inchc-s and expected a fool by noon. It measured 12 Inches at Patnesvllle, on Lake Erie. New Jersey am' Delaware also were promised snow and colder. Memphis shlvcrcri In an early morning reading ol 15 and It was 10 above at Knoxviile, which was brushing off a five-inch snowfall. A three-Inch fall covered northern Mississippi. Snow "also fell over some Kentucky cities, wlih the II Inch tall at Pikcville Ihc heaviest. It was Mill 7cro weather over much of the Midwest. And the far Southwest was having more of Its week-long mid-summer weather. Federal Weather Bureau (ore- . . „ ^., v ,, lllgu w casters promised a little warming be placed on a full time basis nest for the Midwest, Bul the cold arctic summer air which drifted across the border from northwestern Canada earlier '•'* CHOSS l'0/.KN STREAM—Foot soldiers of the U R ng but. according to the Weather Bureau In Little Rock, some relief The Weather Bureau forecast fair weather and not so cold tonight and tomorrow. Yesterday's highest temperature wns a freezing 32 degrees. Tills seven-degree wealhcr was the coldest lilythcville has experienced since Jan. 28. 19411. when the mercury slid lo four degrees. Lowest temperature here last year was 10 degrees on Jan. 31. During lasi. wovcmticr, the lowest point thc mercury touched was 22 degrees on thc 22nd of Hint month. Thermometers over Ihe state last night generally stayed below the 20- tiCBrcc mark. PnragouM tied with Blythevllle as the coldest point In the slate last night. Glluert was the next lo coldest spot hi the state with nine degrees. the Weather Bureau Other readings over the slate were: Fayetleville and Walnut Ridge, 11; Fort Smllh. 17; Pine Bluff, 1'a; El Dorndn. 19; Little Rock, 18; and Texarknna, 23. Two Are Injured In Auto Collision !ce on Highway 61 Near Driver Blamed For Head-On Crash A woman Identified as Mrs. Ros- olln Richards of Memphis, was seriously injured, and Harry Lutes of Nations Meet to Plan European Government STASBOURO, Prance, Nov. 25. M>,-Po!it!cal ] cadcrs o( slx wcstem nations meet hcr« today to begin work on a plan for a European government. The leaders—all delegates lo the* European Consultative Assembly— will consider a plan by British La- borlte Ronald MacKay. The plan \vould ( transform Hie Council of Euroi* into a real government and two-houso parliament with authority covering the political, economic nml military allalrs of the member nations. The commltlcemen represent Britain, Haly, (lie Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany. The Consultative Assembly last night voted 8:1 to ^ with 10 abstentions to recommend immediate creation of a European Army, including German troops. Only the German Socialist delegates voted "no." The Gorman Socialists 5 tm insist upon written guarantees of complete Germ ah equality in any projected European defense set-up The German Christian Democrats, who had planned to abstain came out in favor of the resolution' after a revision inserted guarantees of equal treatment ' for German units In such a defense force. The plan would: 1. Create a permanent European defense orgi.nizatlon — B European Defense Ministry "subject to proper European democratic control." 2, Guarantee Germany that "no discrimination" would be made he- twccn the participating powers. 3 Link the European nrmy to the Atlantic Force" spearheaded by the United Stales and Canada. The European army plan now cnc.1 to the Committee of Foreign Ministers which earlier this month vetoed a similar project Initialed In the Assembly by Britain's Winston Churchill. Hlylhcville. suffered minor injuries at 10:30 a.m. today In a head-on IT" collision one mile, south of Driver' / O on Highway 61. $161 Is Added . A second man. identified by officers as Clillon McAllister, also of Memphis, was uninjured. Mr.-. Richards was rustled lo the Baptist Hospital In Memphis alter receiving omr- rgc iicy first aid treatment at an Osccola doctor's otfice. She \va.s reported to he suffering from fractures of her arm. wrist, . , . . am! and pa-,sihle other ' man for I •»««> Chest Drive Contributions totaling $161 were »<Mc<( ycstortfay to the 1950 Community chest drive, raising thc to- IP! lo date to 85,80650 In cash and pledges. C. L. McWatcrs, genera! chair- thl year', that . of t , ]c rc])orls in thc ac |vnncc ultli * in Ihc highway and crashed head- on into llir- car In whf"h Mrs. Richards and Mr. McAllister were riding. drive, he said, two have completed their report and eight others have submitted partial reports, i Mr McWatcrs added that "the i campaign Is doing well." As much i has been accomplished since the I drive be?an Tuesday as was done j in the first ftvc days ol the cam- P~!«n last year. Vie cmlc!. j A total of J26.140 Is being sought i m die current drive for lunds to MinrMrt a dozen youth, educational!,, j nnd welfare agencies I- "!•••<—.n_' tnc next year. 151 7-8 67 3-8 38 7-a The activity program of the Rly- j ~ ~ thevillc 'Y' Is varied and reaches a i w l %, • - . large percentage of Ihe city's youth.i "N6W TOTK StOCKS 'Y' activities! arc cond ncicd; Closing stocks: not only in (he; A T and T organlzatl o n ' s ; Amer .Tobacco .'...[ name room in ! Anaconda Copper . City Hall, out , not]! Rlrel ' also on piiy- Chrysler . .......... grounds through- Coca-Cola out the city and Gr-n Electric '. in club work in fion Motors . ..".,' .... ,. , schools. Montgomery Ward .' Athletic activities, Including foot- N Y Central ball, solib.ill, soccer, basketball and Int Harvester baseball, arc sponsored by Ihe Bly- .) c Penney thevjlle 'Y'. One of the mosl Im-; Republic storl portant activities Ls playground : Radio mpervision, which Ls scheduled to s-cony V.icuum Dewey Orders 2 L. I. Railroad Trustees to Quit Governor's Demand Comes after Check Of N. Y. Train Wrecki NEW YOnk, Wov. 25. -(IF)— GOT •H!ioir,^|B,-J>cv^y demanded, last nlg.btjnat the two, trustees of th« bankrupt Long Island .Railroad resign by Monday to speed a total shakeup of the commuter line. Seventy-seven persons died and 332 were Injured Thanksgiving Eva when a speeding Long Island express ran through two signal llghtj and plowed Into the rear of another Irain, telescoping two crowded passenger cars. Dewey said the trustees. David E Smucker and Hunter L. Delatour had lost public confidence. He threatened court action If they did not quit by his deadline. Smucker and Dclalour got the ultimatum from the governor's own lips, but gave no hint of what they planned to do. The wreck—one of the bloodiest In the nation's history and the worst in New York State—came only nine months after another Long Island collision at Rockvlile Centre killed 33 persons on the same line. Public Protest Rcsponrtins to public outcry to "stop the slaughter," DID zovernor, Mayor Vincent Impcllltterl, other public officials nnd technical experts met last night In Dcwey's hotel suite. Thc meeting lasted until after 2 a.m. (EST) today D^y'sa^^h'aTf^df±^ rupt financially, as well as being bankrupt In equipment and management. "The miserable conditions of the IrnliTj and the bad operation are basically the result of demoralized personnel and total bankruptcy of the road." The two trustees, both experienced railroad men. hold their office under appointment by Federal Judge Harold ..Kennedy, who is supervising thc road's reorganization in bankruptcy. Judge Kennedy attended ihe conference, but made no public comment. Dewey said Hint if (),e trustees don't step down by his deadline, that the state, the city, and two suburban counties will go into court to srek '.heir ouster. Ite called the resignations essential "So swift action can be taken lo Install a npw management." Then the conference discussed possible public ownership if the line which carries 300.000 passengers to and from New York City daily. The covetous mon is always in wont—and so is the dodo who shops too late. The Blythevllle 'Y' Is scheduled to receive the largest allotment of Sludebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp. . .. — «*-•>•< "jiuvjiiviit ui -•• • [•«, itrwuuC< to be around the 1050 Community Chest, budget,! U S Steel , '. .'.'.'.'.'. ,„ .,., »">***• |sou. PM> '...'.'.', 60 1-41

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