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BUTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS'AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOLUME XXXVH—NO. 280. Bly the ville Dally News Blytheville Courier Ely the ville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHRV1LLK, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS That U. S. Send Britain Warships WASHINGTON, Feb. H. (UP)—Wendell 1,. Willkie, 1940 Republican presidential nominee, today urged the United States to provide Britain with five or ten .destroyers ft month. Appearing as the administration's clean-up witness before the senate foreign relations committee, Willkie said ho ELECTRIC L was "forced to conclude that the*, only way to render aid quickly enough is to pass this bill with modifications." After he has finished testifying WUlkie was to the White House and tell the president what he saw and heard in Britain where he talked with King George. Prime* Minister Winston Churchill, and almost, all ; other top government leaders. Willkie first endorsed the bill "with modifications" before he went to Britain. The chief modi- lication which he suggested then —a limitation on the time the powers it grants the president would endure—was written into the bill before it was passed by the house. He was; said to believe now that the bill should be limited so that only Great Britain, China and Greece would benefit from it. because they are the only nations presently 'resisting aggression. This, he was said to believe, would win more votes for it and the adminis- Attempts To Take Initiative Before Germans Can Strike New Blows tration is eager for the largest possible majority. It would also mean that Mr. Roosevelt would have to ask an extension of au- x ihority if the war spreads to other Democracies. In its present form, the bill permits President Roosevelt to aid any nation whose, defense he considers vital to the defense of the United States. It was believed that Willkie might also suggest a limitation on By United Press The Royal Air Force today went on a 24 hour daily offensive. It smashed at Germany and Italy on a gigantic front in .-an apparent attempt to seize the initiative before Adolf Hitler can strike new lightning blows. Reports poured in of large scale action by the hard-hitting Roya 1 Air Force. British air cation has hit a tempo seldom if ever equaled. Reason for the sweeping air offensive appears to be well founded fears that Nazi plans to strike new blows at Britain possibly on .several fronts at once are-almost ready. .The famed German .air force was almost inactive in contrast with the breath-taking pace set by RAF. Scope .of the British activity was indicated by a German claim that 33 British planes were destroyed i he money to be spent .to aid Britain, taut there was no confirmation. For several days administration senate leaders have been considering the possibility of .making further concessions to opponents to swell the senate majority they be- \ lieve Is certain for 'passage., Glad ' •for Willkie's aid, the democrats •"•"•-: on the committee probably will %'serlpu'sly consider any changes the ^.•'-titular head of the republican parti' suggests^ _., ^-^ Wiiii&e, reached' Wa'shingtcai^by i airplane' from* New York/ about i 12:30 P. M. and hoped to talk to i some republican leaders, including; his vice presidential- running mate. Sen. Charles L.'McNary of Oregon, j and house republican leader Joseph W"..Martin. Jr.. ol'Massachusetts in advance of his appearance! His talk with Mi: Roosevelt was arranged late yesterday. Brig. Gen. Edwin .M Watson. Mr. Roosevelt's aide, called Willkie in New York and invited him to call. They conferred just- before Willkie left for Britain and Willkie carried a personal note of encouragement from the president to Prime Minister Winston Churchill. in air action of the past 24 hours. The British admitted losing possibly half a dozen. Grass Blaze Today A grass fire at 607 West Walnut was the only blaze here today. Firemen were called to the fire at 1:35 p. m. There was only small damage. BilLEassedJn. House Woyld . =Credit"School Fund To Rural Library LITTLE ROCK, "Feb.' 11. (UP) — The house today passed 52 to, 14 a measure taking, $50,000 from tho New Allotment of $56,000 Would Pay For 75 Miles Of Rural Lines Allotment of $50.000 by the Rural Electrification Administration laic: yesterday in Washington to the Mississippi County Electric Cooperative, inc., was announced here today by H. C. Kntippenberger. Co -operative .super in ten dent. KnappenbRrger received telegrams from Rep. E. C. Gathings uliri Senator Battle Caraway re- vealinft.ihiu the appropriation had 'jtVrj) approved by the REA, i'or extension oi' rural electric lines in Mississippi County. The new funds will: 1. Provide seventy-five additional miles 01' lines, serving 'J21 farm families. 2. Bring the total number of uules of REA lines In the county to 410. 3. Enable Blytheville dealers to sell approximately $25,000 worth of electrical -appliances for the new extension alone. 4. Make a total of 1,000 families benefiting: by rural electrification lines in the county. 5. Make a total of $355.000 allotted the county cooperative since 1939. Knappenberger said' construction work of the new lines would begin within 40 days and would be completed within 90 days,' under present plans. The new allotment comes, on the heels -of completion of 110 miles of lines • on the .last REA grant. Work of energizing- the extension bsgan Feb. 1. The Co-op, one of the youngest such organizations in Arkansas but second ranking in the 'state since its inception in 1939— two years after most' of the state's other Co-ops began— will build "and construct lines with the S56.000 appropriation. Knappenberger said. A. contract i'or the work will be let within the next 30 days, he announced. The ' project's engineering firm is Ray W. Ghana berry, Inc.. of Louisville, Ky. Officers for the ' Co-op include P. A. Rogers, Blytheville, presi;- dent ;r. Charles ...,.R..^Colemau* • Keif. ser> -'•vfcef 'president, -"mud : Ed '••= : Setf- 2800 .Insane Pntiam Isolated By Floods UK1AH. Cnl., Feb. II: t UP >— Hoods' Isolated 2,800 criminally insane patients today in the Mondocino State HospiUU. and guards doubled Uieir precautions, lest Lhelr charges become panic strlciteh und attempt a bivak. The lunatics worn In no immediate danger, because flood waters of the Russian river and Mill m-ek were several hundred yards from the building; yet hospital authorities feared a food shortage. They said their .supplies wen- limited, and unless the ebbed within thr^e days, the situation might become acute. The Hood that isolated thf- hospital and blocked almost' every highway in Mendodno county, ihrcuiened largo amis <M northern California. The .Sucnununlo rjvrr. its i.ributari*-s ami oiiu-r stream:*, wero bankful or flooding from heavy ruins and melting snows, jmcl a new storm was expected t.o strike Lh<* coast today. Eight: deaths were blmnt'd on histf; water or stormy wenthor. In t lit- lowlands of TeluuiiR county, the Sacramento river poured over its banks, endangering 1,000 persons. The Rod- Cross disaster unit nii-.t at. Red Blurt' to prepare for action, and iiOO Civil Inn Conservation Corps workers were, ordered to be ready to leave immediately lor ftc-ci Blun' to evacuate residents or repair levees. The town of Tehama was virtually isolated, and the two main highways in northern California were blocked. German Move In Balkans *fv t- Appears Near-Spain May Let Nazis Use War Bases |j Kill Four, 'Injure 40 Talk Here Yesterday Was; «-, t~ % ff 'p i"% • r* i i --••«., »^->j. 11. I\JL/ r Or IIItort 10 KaiSC tall-'» — Tnree gas _ main explosions cle- PHILADBLPH1A, Feb. 11. cational Funds stroyed nearly a block ol' homes in ; a south Philadelphia Italian sec- . lion today, leaving at least live Bishop Charles C. Selecman of persons dead and sending 40 others Oklahoma City, made an appeal to people of this district in behalf ol to hospitals. Several other persons were re- Hy IhiUcil I'ri's* Squadrons oj* Nazi troop Irnnsporl- planes roared over tho Hiilkans today amid multiple signs that a major military action may start, soon in that, troubled area. Explosive possibilities wore gen- iiiiiK in Uu» bnlkims. Budapest ported fiO or more German tnuis- porLs flying eastward toward Ru- nanla and hinted that today's nights might mark resumption of Na/,1 military ail- movements that hmt been Interrupted by thvtifi days oV bad weather. Frank Stevens, U'nited Press staff correspondent at Bucharest, lackout Regulations Enforced As Nation Takes Military Precautions filed a dispatch German military indicating that movements in Hendrix College and ministerial ported missing and were feared education at a well attended meet-" buried in the debris, ing Monday afternoon at the'.First-i A patrolman was among those Methodist church. • " •-: • j killed. He had entered u home In Dr. Eugene W. Potter, of Jones-i a hunt for survivors following the/ boro, district superintendent, pre- first explosion when a 'second blast sided. The"'Rev. Paul Galloway,.of leveled this structure. Rumania may be In full swing 1 . Stevens made a personal inspection of iho situation as far as the Bulgarian border, His lu'avlly censored dispatch revealed that Rumanian railroads are clogged with military trains moving masses of troops. All Rumanian cities are blacked out. Indications were that Germany is rushing preparations to launch large scale movement of troops into Bulgaria where It has been reported several thousand Naxi soldiers already arc .stationed. Tjhe British appeared unlikely to wait Idly while the Nazi war machine gets up steam. Istanbul reported that British diplomats through the Balkans have sent all confidential papers to Turkey for sale keeping and are prepared to leave at a moment's notice. gravss- LuKbru. secretaiy-treasurer. , Knappenberger said the following locations would receive the new lines under yesterday's- appropriation:- Northeast of Leachville, five miles; northv/est of Leachvilie. six Forrest CiCy, director of Hendrix College ' and Ministerial Education Emphasis in this conference, made a statement concerning the progress. ' An effort is being made by the Methodist churches and friends of the churches throughout the"";stsue to raise $16,000 before-Feb/,24 ; to be donated to these two c'uuses. The Bishop is spending this month through .that date in Arkansas" to aid the Emphasis. K Among the churches of this, dis- nival library £j. oulld Reiser, 15 miles, with -flve- iniie spur , in Carson Lake tern- common school fund to be'placed miles; Milllgan Ridge 10 m i les; to the credit of a ' i:u - ' fund. The .bill, introduced by Re'pre , torv; North and ' West of Gosnell, senlatives W-senberg and .Wright, j 15 ' miles; East ' bf A rmorel, : six- opposed by .Representatives Van Dalsen and Aucry of Mississippi County. Representatives Campbell, Garland county, succeeded in tabling an emergency "clause attached to the bill which "means that the bill even though it passed the senate will not b? effective until 90 days after'the legislative session is over. miles: Etowah region, eight miles, and. other small extensions and additions to old lines throughout the county for the remainder. Hold Services For Former Local Resident tnctj represented here w churches of Jonesboro, -Nettleton, Bay. Monette, ; Black : Oak; Leachville. Manila. Dell, Dell Circuit, Yarbro-Promised Land circuit, Luxora, Osceola, Kelser and- the two local churches. Bishop Selecman went to :Marion last night for a special meeting .with.'a few churches of -this district. ..Today, and tonight he will be in Paragould and Batesville. The second and third explosions came after rescue crews had roach-' ed the scene. The blasted homes became a mass of flames several moments later- Crumbling walls of the structure still standing hampered efforts of rescue crews who began digging hi the debris. ; Pour houses were demolished In the first blast. Others cracked and crumbled in the two blasts that followed. All of the homes were two: *tory structures. . •.The- r fire blazed, along the entire block "bn''-bdtri'~sideih-of '•the;. street The explosions ripped a jagged trench two feet wide and more than a foot deep in the middle of the' street. - By F. E. STKVENS. United IVt'ss Stuff (;onv,S|H>n<lent BUCHAREST. Rumtmla. Fob. 11 i UP)—Rumania Is tightening military precautions throughout Lh'j country colneldenlally with Great Britain's severance of diplomatic relations because of the 'presence In Rumnniu of German troops, 'it wns revealed today. : Blackout regulations have been extended to nil ImprrUint cities, oil fields and port areas. All railroads are busy handling troop movements. l en me to Bucharest last night from the southern (Bulgarian) frontier In a Hyhtle.ss railroad coach. 1 traversed the oil field region this morning in complete darkness. My coach was nttachec' for IOI\K distances, at times, to ix German military train. I hud special permission to travel, his special permission is no longer obtainable because of tin military precautions and civilian are advised to travel as little a possible. Special commissions have been formed to approve travel permits. The number ol\ trains available for normal travel have been rts- duci-d to the minimum and they nre Jammed tight with passengers. Britons, in support of the charge tlmt Rumania is now a German VICHY, Feb. 11. Gc&'riiajiy, it was reported mof fidally today, seeks Spanish bases to intensify opewllibttB against the Bri,t- $}i ...Jo. the Mediterranean--— Gibriiltav-7~aml against BrJt- aea-routes in the South Atlantic. .' * Unconfirmed reports said 'Ger- nnn proposals were the principal object pf U)«'mysterious trip thst been undertaken by General Franco ai^ci the Spanish, minister, Ramon Serrano Suner. • *-'.. Tho Spunl-sh discussions. It'"was imclorstood, will be held in ijajy. Premier Benlto Mussolini a'ndjaer- hnps Adolf 11 Ulur will meet with tho Spanish chiefs of state. ..'•/Puss Through France : -> En route lo tihe axis conference the Spanliu'ds arc passing through France and expect lo meet on'the Riviera Thursday with Marshal Purpose of the Petaiii- Frunco. conference was not clear, but there was some belief that 'ib might deal with Spanish territorial demands In Africa. ' .,„ Spain would like to improve her status in North Africa at the .expense" of the French possessions-of Morocco and Algeria. It may be that Admiral Francois Durlan, thu new vice premier and foreign minister, will participate' in the Spanish discussions.: Greatest secrecy surrounded the trip /Of Franco. However, it wns reported that the Germans have .several proposals which they de.sire to advance. - .'. One wu.s .said to be, Spanish acquiescence of operations against Gibraltar- Franco thus> far has re-' fused to agree on this project/-v^ IVluy Want liases 3§ Another proposal wns said About one-half of the earth is covered with ' clouds at any time, according to estimates. one Acadia National Park, in Maine, had 382.084 visitors in 1940. These visitors used 95.521 private automobiles. New Orleans Cotton Disgrace Deer Hunters In Paddling Ceremony MONTGOMERY. Ala. (UP)—The Alabama state conservation department has a disgrace to \vipe out this year. Two of its high-ranking officials have lost Ll»eir shirt-tails on hunting trips. Moreover, they received paddlings because they had missed pot-shots at deer. Michigan has had a pure food law since 1895, being the first state to have such a law. Soup in Sky Lands Her a Film Test Personal Envoy Ot President Will Bring -.Report military number base, sny that even "",'n of .German nurses have I Traffic Patrols and Dis! . tribution Of Material To Feature Program Boy Scouts of Blytheville will Andrew" Jackson Lamb. 80-year- j old former real estate salssman I who lived in Blytheville for many years before leaving several years j ago to live with a daughter. Mrs. Flora Gable of Detroit, Mich., died in Detroit Sunday. Funeral services, were held at 2 p.m. today at the chapel of the Swift Funeral Home at Osceola. conducted by Rev. W. J. Spicsr. Burial was at Elm wood Cemetery here. Pallbearers included J. B. Bunn. Jes;; Cramer, Searcy Mear.s, Robert Mar. May July Oct. Dec. Jan. open high 1041 1043 1039 1040 1028 1029 . 932 985 . 979 986 . 97G 97G low 1038 1035 1024 978 971 976 •V - prev. close close 1038 1035 1023 979 980 969 1042 1039 1028 980 974 971 New York Cotton The traditional ceremony signi- Green. Tom W. Jackson and Dave fying their disgrace was performed j Young. on Albert Gill, new conservation director, and Ben Morgan, chief of the yame and fish division. Atole. a Mexican breakfast food which tastes like hot starch, is Survivors include two daughters. Mrs. Gable and Mrs. Liia Mitchell. both of Detroit, and two sons, O. H. Lamb. O.ccola, and Oliver Lamb. ; Barto. Fla. made from dough boiled with wa- • Wli ^ey Field is located in Chi- ter, and then strained. •ca-o. III. Mar. May July Oct. Dec. Jan. I prev. i open high low close close 1039 1040 1034 1036 1039 : J03G lW7 1033 1033 1037 ' 1025 .1025 1020 1021 1025 . 979 988 977 97G 976 . 977 981 977 979 973 . 968 968 968 968 970 Chicago Wheat May Sept. open high 81 1-4 81 1-4 753-3 753-8 low 797-8 74 1-4 Henry Howard Walker Slain At Timber Camp Near Helena 1 A former Blytheville man. Henry went to a new ground about six Hou-.rd Walker. 30. \v.io lei't h?re o'clock, where Walkrr was driving last August to work at West Mem- . a tractor, and he attacked me and 'phis and later went to work at a beat me to the ground. I got up ! timber camp near Helena. Ark..; and ran and he began chasing me. 1 was shot and killecs early yesterday : I turned and shot him." ! morning by a lumber camp fore- sheriff Kitchens said there were man. apparently after an aiterca- no eye-witnesses, as far as he could ascertain. Scott was taken Lion between the t.wo men. I Walker's body was to be returned Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS. 111., Feb. 11. (UP)—Kogs: 13,500—13.000 salable. Top, 7.9~0 170-230 Ibs., 7.75-7.90 HO-160 Ibs-. 7.00-7.60 Bulk sows, 6.60-7.10 Cattle: 3,800 Steers, 10.25-10.50 Slaughter steers, 7.50-14.25 Butcher yearlings, 8.25-10.00 • Slaughter heifers, 7.00-12:25 Beef cows, 6.25-7.25 close 80 74 3-4 ! j lere j a t £ today by Holt Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements were Incomplete, but it was probable that services would be held tomorrow. Sheriff P. E." Kitchens of Phil- j j nto custody. All members of Walker's family were expected to arrive here today "* lomo "' ow to attend the Survivors include the wife. Mrs. . lips county said Sam Scott, about ' Rllb >' Walker; three children. Jim- 35, former deputy constable of : m >* Howard, -12; Peggy Jo, 9, and Marvell and now a foreman for ! Ernest Darnell, 2; the parents. the Lundell Land and. Lumbsr Co.. ! Mr - and Mrs - B - P- Walker, Biythe- called him and said he had just i Vllle « * sister ' Mrs. Lillie Jones. shot a. man, claiming self-defense, j Blytheville, and six brothers, Byron. stage their annual pai<m tomorrow. More than 100 Scouts, safely cnm- under ; —Harry- L. ''• Hopkins wnx'tcu route to the United States today on (he Pan American Airways new refugee route. He will touch tit Bolamsi, Portuguese Guinea; "Trinidad, : und Sun Juan, Puerto Rico before reaching New York. " '. Hopkins had been In England a month as President Roosevelt's personal envoy. Hi: left by. clipper from Lisbon .'"just after . midnight today. Hopkins had been met at the Lisbon airport when he arrived from an- ulrport in western England by Warden' Wilson, United States charge d'affaires; Charles Noel. •British minister, and 'members of the British embassy and United States legation staffs.' Hopkins told a United Press correspondent Uiat he couSci make no statements until he had spoken to President Roosevelt. ••Meanwhile," he said. "I can arrived during the lust few days. Sir Reginald l-Ionri;,, the recalled 'British minister, : has decided tentatively to leave with ins sis ft Friday. Severn! 'elderly British teachers and governesses for wealthy, families- plan to vcinalii . belley- 1 1% v , their sufet^ -.is An pffleifil stiUemerit said toclaj that in the' recent iron ' Guard 1st revolt 118 Jews and 118 non-Jews were killed in Bucharest. (II had been ' reported nt the time uifii/ many'. hundreds" of Jews were, slniiv by the direction of Scoutmsisters Charles Brogdon, Tlnrmon. Tnylor and Robert Rcedcr; Field Commissioner Percy .Wright and Local Council Chairman C. H. Wilson, will participate in the day's program. Scouts will patrol streets in front of all schools before school begins and during the lunch hoiir. i Miss Rosa Hardy, high school principal, said today ScouLs would be allowed to ml^s school Wednesday. At 9 a.m.. all boys participating will meet at tho Armory, from where they will be sent to strategic points in the city to pass out safety cards to motorists. Others will distribute posters showing flag etiquette. Mr. and Mrs. O. W. McCutchen will treat the ScouLs to a movie after they return ot tin: Armory at 3 p.m., ?,s Ls their annual custom during the safety campaign, j say thtft I brought from England the best Impressions. British government officials are absolutely convinced they will win the war. The morale of the people Ls- us high as possible." Council Meets Tonight The Blytheville City Council will hold Its regular monthly meeting at 7:30 o'clock tonight at the City Condition Of Chism Is Unchanged Today thai .'Spain (jive Germany tl of submarine and air bases Spanish const which syould nev Ue the British buuo of Olbralf .A''third wtu reported today a German, desire for 'aases m] '.Balearic Islands pi the Me nxnean aud the Canary, "in th'e^-Atlanfld* from 'whi ialpsh'ipplnjf .iiv^tln! Western* ternm'i&n and "on the Sout _^ t iautic routes could* be attatikeci effectively. What price Germany might^ be willing Lo pay 'for'" these conces*- sions \va.s not suggesleci. However, the clue might be found in reports that the Petain-Franco talks are likely to deal with Spanish territorial aspcratlons in Africa. - < Although his condition -was not improved,' Charles Chism, 20-year- old Cooter, Mo., resident critically Injured in an automobile-truck mlshnp at Cooter early Saturday night, stiil was alive today at the Blytheville Hospital Chism suffered a fractured skull, broken arm and possible other Injuries. He still was unconscious. He was given a blaot! transfusion early Sunday morning by his father. Tom Chism; of Cooter. Two girls, GeraSdine, 18, und Imofjeno, 15. both *0f Cooter, still were hospitalized with broken thighs suffered in the accident. Jame.s (Red) Carrnlhers, 19-year- 'old Stcele, Mo., youth and driver of an automobile containing the four which crashed into the rear of a trailer truck on a narrow Cooter street, was rflea.sed from Blytheville Hospital today. He .suf- i'fred a broken collar-bone. Hall Only routine matters arc- schedule. on The first modern Olympic games were held in Greece in 1890. Chamber Of Commerce May Seek Soy Bean Mill For City Deep South's Cold « Spell Is Over Today ATLANTA, Gti., Feb. U. CUP)— The worst of n cold' snap t that dealt heavy damage to winter truck crops In the South apparently was over today. 'Sub-freezing temperatures .extended into , Florida again thte morning but that state's principal growing sections experienced comparatively, balmy 'weather. The Atlanta airport weather bureau reported a low of 26 at Cross City,''Flu., *U 5:30 a.m. ? but me temperature was well over 40 at Daytona Beach and Orlando, truck crop centers. Early vegetables \vere hard hit by frost and ice around Daytona lieach yesterday. Other 5:30 tun. temperatures 'reported 'by the Atlanta ' weather station: Atlanta 29, Montgomery 35,^Tallahassee 36, Tampa 43, Jacfcsdii- ville 36. Chattanooga iil, Bii'mlnsf- ham 32. Nashville 26, Charlescon 27, Savannah 32. West Palm Beach 53. .'•:•• He said Scott- told' him 'he shot Walker once in the right temple with a pistol after Walker had beaten him with his fists and was chasing him with- a- club- The Cutter^ and low cutters, 4,5<T-600 sheriff quoted Scott as saying; "I Blytheville, a student at Virginia Military Institute; Ralph G-, and Parvin, both of : Blytheville; Prank, San Antonio, Texas,. Bailey M. and Stock Prices A T &. T 163 Am Tobacco 69 1-2 ^n^conda Copper 23 3-4 Beth Steel ..'. 30 Chrysler 65 1-2 Cities Service •* Coca Cola 97 3-4 General Electric 32 3-4 General Motors 43 1-3 Inl Harvester 48 1-2 Montgomery Ward 36 N Y Central 12 7-8 North Am Aviation 15 Packard 3 Phillips 36 7-8 Radio .41-4 Republic Steel 183-4 Socony Vacuum 9 Studebaker 67-8 Establishment of u cooperative I of Blytheville and Rep. Lee Bearden jy bean oil mill in Blytheville of OsccoUi in a lawsuit filed against appeared nearer today, tofter sov Chamber of Commerce President the State Rcapportionrhent Board at Little Rock, seeking a third rep- James Terry was authorized to ap- j rcsentatlve for Mississippi County, point a committee to investigate 1 After discussion of House Bill reactions of soy bean farmers to I 185 in the Arkansas House, a mo- Osceola Pioneer Dies 1 Early This Morning OSCEOLA, Ark., Feb. U.-r^ll- liam Leslie Fletcher. Si', who had lived here for 50 years and worked for Erie-key Mercantile Co. for 30 years 'of that time, . died here, at •2 a.m. today. - „?'„', Funeral • services. will be held, at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Swift. i vlJ kl« * < **.£,* tJ*t*l i-V/i t iti*»»k»(*j w&tVrf >-- j uw Y*W**-v ^^^fc** 1 *- *.»-» j »-v «. .,..„,,•,.. Farmers' opinions will be .sought fect Qf - lncreas i ng any tax in Arkan- | Masonic services also \\111 ; - be regarding benefits to be derived 1 sns Qr placlng of any ncw taxes in mutually from a cooperative mill. • tne state Plans will be made for establish- A proposal ol - certain local citi- When airline stewardess Joan Barrett served lunch 10,000 £6et over Cleveland she caught the eye of a movie talent scout whose studio summoned her t& ) Hollywood tor a film test. She's Standard Oil N J Texas Corp U S Steel 34 1-4 37 61 ment if fanners a^ree that such J ;;ens to promote a baseball team a project would be of benefit 10 \ nere in tne Novtneasl Arkanasas, them. . I professional league was shelved Terry appointed a committee of when the Board voted to tell the Farmer England. Rosco Graf ton group that the Chamber of Comand Louis Applebaum to handle rnerce "was not interested," in the a countywide food stamp plan pro- i proposal. It concerned raising of ject planned for Mississippi county. ! $3 500 toward financing a Blythe- The Board favored the food ; V iUe entry in the league under a stamp plan after hearing reports | working -agreement with the St .*,»--- ._.. vv? .* Wf A v-*\cVO| ' 4-»CLLl\; V 4.VA-* -tA.i*v* -. - ^ S« J James Page Walker,'both of De- pictured'-trriving. Little did troit, Mich, of successful plans In five other Arkansas counties, including Pulaski, Craighead and Jefferson counties. • Board members authorized Secretary J. Mell Brooks to circulate a petition here ^'hich would grant Chicago Corn open high; low close ,_ r: ...... „ .,...*;., *• „ ^^ -•61 '607-8 611-4 603-4•'permission 'of Blytheville to act ing to their locations from • 601-8 61 501-2 605-8vas a party with Rep. L. H, Autry Vrjles of adjoining states. held, with, all Masonic lodge niein- bers sen'Ing-, as honorary ...'.pallbearers. Active pallbearers are W. W- Prewitt. W. T. Toole. Aubrey Cowan, L. J. Smith. R. M. Batcher and Elliott Sartain. Lone siu-vivor is a cousin, Mrs. Lula Morris of Osceola. - Louis Cardinals, National baseball league organization. The group voted to support a gsppiine tax zoning measure now pending in tlie House. The bill seeks to reduce. gasoline. taxes in i 'cities and towns. ac"o~d-.! U. S. Weather Forecast BLYTHEVILLE—Fair and warmer toniaht. Wednesday, partly cloudy and warmer. Lowest cem- cloudy, ;to- not much

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