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MONDAY, JULY M, 1988 •LYTHEVTLLB (ARK.V COURTEK NEW! PACK ELKVBW TlM LH* of Ad/ai SUv«n*on— Tragic Episode Marred Boyhood Of Governor as He Fatally Shot Cousin Editors Note: This second of ft live-part series on the life of Adlal E. Stevenson, Democratic nominee for President, covem his career 1 from boyhood to World War n. By ROGER F. LANE BPRINGPIELD, 111. (/P>—A tragic episode marred the boyhood of Ad- 1 lai E. Stevenson in his 13th year. A rifle he held, discharged nn- I expectedly and fatally wounded a cousin by marriage, Ruth-Mary , Menvln. on December 30. 1912. I The death was ruled accidental at I ^coroner's inquest the next day. This is what happened. A teen-ag« party was arranged for friends of Adlal's older sister, Elizabeth. Adlal was ^iven ar early supper but permitted to Join Obituaries Commodity And Stock Markets- N«w York Cotton Open High Low Clos Oct 3696 3765 3696 376 D»c .. 3680 3148 3679 31 Mar. '. 3670 3739 3670 313 May 3656 3122 3656 Hew Orleans Cotton e guests afterwards. Meantime, sent to get a .22 caliber rifle, and Steelworkers Are Returning Few Still GrumbU Over Settlement Made with Firms e parents left the house to call i neighbors. One of the guests was a student , a military academy, home for le Chrlstman hojtdays. Adlal was Kites Tomorrow For John Borch Service* for John Barch, 52, of Round Lake community, near Lux- ira, will be conducted in thi Round Lake Church ot Christ to tiorrow at 3 p.m.. with the Rev M. L. Sexton of Kennelt, Mo., of ficiatlng. Mr. Barch. who died yeslerda; morning In a Little Rock hospital had farmed near Hound I,ake for vei'Sily. 22 years, after moving there from Ilinois. Survivors include st* sons: Paul. he academy youth proceeded to entertain the others by demon .tratlilK the manual of arms afle examining the weapon to mak lire the magazine and cnamue were empty. The inspection provct aully. BuLlef nils Foreliea When Adlni sought later to di plicate the manual of arms roi tine, the rifle fired and the bulle pierced the Merwin girl's forehead Investigation afterwards indica ed that a cartridge in the magn zinc, unobserved, had dischargee perhaps when the 1)utl of the rif banged on the floor in handlin It fired when the weapon wa jolted a second time. Upon ftn'ishlug elemental school. Adali attended high scho in Normal. Til., twin city to BIooi ington. His scholastic record not particularly impressive, after graduation he was refuse a d m I 11 a n c e to Princetion XJn Marvin. Joseph, Norman, Phllllip and David, all of Round Laker five daughters: Mary, of Memphis. Patricia Ann, Sandra Sue and Martha Helen of Round Lake, and Mrs. Dorothy Harms* of Luxora: three sisters: Mrs. William Seacock of Dearborn, Mich., Miss Rose Barch ol Delores, Mich., and Miss Elizabeth Barch of St. Louis, Mo.; and two grandchildren. Open High Low Close Pallbearers will be Ezra Snow, 3166 3697 37 HersheH RiRgs. Hubert Rush. W. 3682 3149 3682 3149 Hanna. Jack Flanagan and Jim 3676 3133 367.i 3139 ; Grirfin.. Burial will be in Memorial 3562 3720 3660 3723 O:t. Dec. MEy New York Stocks A T and T 153 3-4 Amer Tobacco 57 1-2 Anaconda Copper 116 B=th Steel 52 Chrysler ...'. ™ 3-4 Gen Electric 62 5-8 Cien Motors 585-8 Montgomery Ward «4 N Y Central 20 Int Harvester 35 1-4 J c Penney 68 1-2 Republic Steel 413-4 Radio 26 3-4 Socony Vacuum 3« etiidebakM- 373-4 Standard ot N J 80 1-8 Texas Corp 59 •Sears 51 3-4 U S Steel 40 80 Pat *3 PITTSBURGH iib->- Steelworkers tepped-up the pace of their back o-work movement today but a few till grumbled over the wage sel- lernent reached with Big Steel. The undercurrent of dissatisfac- lon leaked from a 5.500 member CIO United Steelworkers local nt Jones & Laughlin's south side Pittsburgh plant. James Mclaughlin, president ol Local 1843, said his group voted during the weekend to relurn to work but under "protest." He said he will forward the protest to CIO j and United Steelworkers President Philip Murray. McLaughllll said the principal compiaint stems from the fact that the wage increase is "not across the board"—giving the same increase io all workers regardless of their type of work. Was Newspaper Editor He enrolled at Choate School in Wallingford, Conn., to brush up on Park Cemetery. Holt Funeral Home is In charge. • » • Rites Held for Infant Services for Betty June Young, slighter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold oung, 517 South Lilly, who was d at birth this morning, were onducled at 3 p.m. today at Sandy idge Cemetery. She Is also survived by a lister, inda Sue, 2. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS I (USDA)—Hogs fl.500; active, 35 to 50 higher than Triday; choice 180 220 Ibs unsorted for grade largelj iff price of 13.50: top 23.60 "ry sparingly for choice Nos. and J; 230-350 lb« unsorted fo grade or weight mostly 22.75-23.35 260-330 Ibs 21.50-23.25; choice 150 170 Ibs 20.15-22.25; 120-140 Ibs 18.50 20.00; packers' top 23.25; sows 5 to 75 higher; bulk 400 Ibs dow 1S.36-20.00; 400 lb« up 17.25-18.00 boara 11.00-14.00; few atag» 13.00 15.00. Cattl* 8,500; calves 1,200; ver •low on all classes; few choic eteers and heifers steady at 32.00 60; eowa opened about aleady utility largely IT.M-HO.OO; canner and cutters 13.00-17.00. ELECTION (Continue* from Pat« Clarence Meadows of LeaclivlHe. Tomorrow's ballot also ^111 I: the following other races, with the governor's contest holding undisputed top Interest: For governor — Francis Cherry, Jack Holt, Ike Milrry, Sid, McMath and Boyd Tackett. For ntorney general—Clfo Barton, Tom Gentry, Bun Reed and Wila|y,i T. Purltoy. ^*For commissioner of sUte lands— Ira J. Golden. C. C. Smith and C'.illde A. Rankin. For Democratic National Committeeman—Rabin Rhodes. Din Cowl- Ing. Jr.. Noble Gill of Blytheville and Paul Chambers. Polls here will open at. 8 a.m. tomorrow and will close at 6:30 p.m. Polling places in BtythevHe will be lorated at the following points: Ward One—Seay Motor Co. and Cily Hall. Ward Two—Ooff Hotel and Gill Motor Co. Ward Three —West End Fire Station. Ward Four—McCarm's Store The township box ot Chickasawba Township will be located at the Court House here. Election returns *iH be tabulates by the Courier News staff tomorrow night and information on pr of the races may be obtained by calling 4461. Radio Station KLCN will broad cast election returns throughput thi Merit, Harold Slid bury, owner am Manager, said today. EISENHOWER (Continued from Page 1> eeds." Seated on a. bench alongside the California senator, Eisenhower m- errupted and told his 39-year-old tinning mate: "You mean victory for the partj d not just for me, my boy—and more Important, victory for the country." After the conference in Eisen lower's rustic cabin, Nixon issuei his ettalement: ! 'The general and I dlwussc' campaign organization .and itmer ary, as well as strategy and lactic and several ot the major issues "The general and I agreed tha :his shall be as intensive a cam paign HS we can make II. We ex pect to conduct R fighting carr palgn on the issues and the fact; and to bring our case to the peopli "When the campaign gels nude way, we shall visit as many of th states a* possible, including states in the South." Hence the nomination of Alabama's Sen. Spar km an to run with Stevenson on the Democratic ticket apparently had no effect on plans of tho Republican candidates to inv»d» tht South — traditionally solid for the Democrats. Over the week-end, Eisenhower and Nixon both slapped at the Stevenson-Sparkman ticket as one omnu'Hed to all-out defense of the rnman administration record* the university entrance requirements. There, he editied the Choate News, laying the ground* work for newspaper activity that was to occupy him before the law, and finally politics, superseded. He cracked Princeton on the second try. The nickname "rabbit" was applied to Adlai by roommates. It was Inspired by his partiality garden foods, He graduated from Princeton and studied at Harvard Law School for two years. His departure from Harvard was occasioned by the eath of an tmcle, Hibhord O. avis, who had managed the Pan- graph. Adlai, who Inherited a share of ie paper, returned to take a hand i running it. He Grows Restless Stevenson spent a couple of ears in various editorial capac- les, but grew restless and de- Ided to continue the study of law. e entered Northwestern Univer- ly Law School and earned his egree With his schooling over, Steven- on s et out for a no! he r 1 ook Europe before settling down. Returning to the United States, tie young attorney joined one ol Chicago's oldest law firms. It was he boom year, 1927, and Stevenson vorked on new Issues of securities hen being marketed wholesale. He began to move in wealthy society circles on Chicago's North Shore and toward the end of 193 •narried Ellen Borden, social; prominent daughter of an explor er and big game hunter. Three sons were born of tin marriage, which-broke up 21 year, later. They were Adlai III, now 22 Borden, 19, and John Fell, 16. Tomorrow: The war j'cars, the U. N. and the Hiss case. FFA Boys Leave For Camp Trip Twenty members of the Blythe- vllie HiBli School Future Farmer? of America chapter anil thril instructor. Freeman Robinson. left tills morning for Camp Ciuclidate at Hot Springs for a week's outing. While at the camp the boys will undergo a stiff daily schedule of both work and play at the PFA , camp. ; Boys making the trip are Jerry t Sykrs, Jess Langley, Jlmmie Haynes, | Howard Haynes, Charles Haynes, ' Billy Colston, Vaughn Johnson, 1 Hugh Tyrone. Norman Bratcher, ' Don Worrell, Kenneth Darby, Foy Davis, Donald Nunnery, Jlmmie Booker, Norbet Blankcn.shlp, Jame.s Joyner, Bill Michael and Dexter" WYysl. ; They will return Aug. I. STEVENSON WHY YOU McMATH Negro Deaths fvora Jlofemomt (Continued from Page 1) vote which will b« the difference between a minority and a majority, that is, the deciding vote? Just as the church Is a sanctuary for spiritual expression and guidance, so is the ballot box the sanctuary for civil, political, and even moral expression and guidance in the affairs of your city, your county, Rtid your nation. In Its final analysis, the man or woman who is eligible to vote and who fails to do so shirks a grave responsibility and is guilty , of serious offense against hints elf, his neighbor, Find his country. (Continued from Page 1) that salvaged victory out of generally predicted defeat. Besides Sparkman and McKinley, other Stevenson visitors Sunday included Gov. Paul A. Dever of Massachusetts, Averell Harriman, Sen. Robert Kerr of Oklahoma and Mrs. India Edwards. vice-chairman of the Democratic , National Committee. j Dever, his own state's "favorite \ son" candidate for the presidential j nomination, told reporters he believes with Stevenson the Demo* crats can carry Massachusetts, Rhode Island and "may Connecticut," and olher New England Two Pledge Support Harrimnn and Kerr, defeated candidates for the Democratic nomination, pledged Stevenson :helr support. It was disclosed that Dever had persuaded Harriman to withdraw ffwor of Stevenson after the second ballot at tho convention Friday. A reliable source said Har- rlrnan planned to delay his withdrawal until the sixth ballot, but the Massachusetts governor persuaded him that the delay might enable Barkley or Sen. Estes Kefauver of Tennessee to win. Sen. Sparkman said he and his party will leave for Washington soon after disposing of post-convention business in Chicago. He plans a vacation, before beginning the campaign. Gov. Stevenson leaves Chicago by train at 9:25 a.m. (EST) and arrives in Springfield about noon. Funeral wrvlces for Ivora Rose mend, 53. of near Dell will be con ducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday the First Baptist Church In Dell hy Rev. R. G. Gates, nastor. Burial will be In the Mt. ftlon Cemetery with Caston Funeral Home .n : charge. She dtcd Saturday night at her home near Dell. Surviving are her hmbcnd, Hudie Hoscmond of Dell; four daughters. Bruxy Rosemond and Pauline Wright of Dell and Vic-la Ooff and Barbara Rosernond (Continued from Page 1) ighway system later; Holt says .ore emphasis should be placed n primary construction; McMath —should continue to divide highway revenues as equally an pos- Ible; Murry — if we used all vallable federal aid, we could ulld lots more; Tackett — build lighways where tliey are needed. Do you plan to raise or reduce axes? No Tax Rafsen Seen None of the candidates plan to raise taxes and all are against more sales tax. But none would say they plan to reduce taxes immediately. How do you feel about members of honorary boards and commissions selling supplies and equipment to the state? Again Tackett and McMath are :he only dissenters. McMath says 'I don't believe anybody should ell to a department with whtch ne's directly connected. However, if you refuse to let a board member sell to any department, It sometimes makes it difficult to get good men lor the boards." Tacked And Opponent* Tackett says that "if purchases are made on low open bids, it wouldn't make any particular difference." The other three candl dales contend that "it's against the law." On private use of slate-owned automobile, 1 ', three candidates favor a motor pool, but Teckett gays "there ought to be signs all over a I a te-o wne d cars so un au thor I ze d use could be detected." The gov- STOP COLD...BEFORI IT ENTERS YOUR HOME! «f Hartford, Conn.; •nd three sister*. fiv» brothers ernor says he doesn't believe a motor pool would be practical and "T have given orders that anyone using ft state car for unauthorized purposes be summarily discharged." - ,1 Some 345.000 persons are expect- I ed to cast their ballots tomorrow. | Yet, cold i» stopped before it gela inside when a Lennox Perima-flo Heating System ia guarding your comfort. Slim air diffuserg in the floor pjit a curtain of warm, clean air over cold windows and walls. Drafts can't start. Floors stay warm. No other heating system can match J-ennox Perima-flo for true indoor comfort. Ideal for «ny type of home ... old or new. CITY ELECTRIC CO. 109 S. Fifth Sf. Phone 8181 Call us today! W.- arc YOUR CERTIFltD IENNOX DEALER ARKANSAS NEEDS JACK HOLT FOR GOVERNOR! GO TO THE POLLS TUESDAY, JULY 29 And Vote For a Man Who Is / •Dependable! • Experienced! • Honest! A Man of Whom You Will Say A Job Well Done JACK HOLT FOR GOVERNOR This Ad Paid For By Jack Holt Jr.