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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLIV—NO, 301 Blythevllle Daily N«wi BlythevUle Courier Blythevilto Hermld Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 1949 TWELVE PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS iOP-Dixie Line-up : orces Debate-Gag pproval in Senate By Jack Bell WASHINGTON, March 18. (AP)—The crushing weight .of a Republican-Dixie steamroller left a new debate-gag rule [stamped on the Senate's books today—despite furious ob- ections by Truman Democrats that it svould block action on civil rights. After voting 63 to 23 last night to pdopt the compromise rule—Intend- fd to stop most future filibusters— •he Senate put aside for the time Toeing the whole question of President Truman's civil rights program. Irhat program was at the core of Ithe long rules-change light. Republicans said tlie new bill would per- |nlt action on civil rights. Ahead was an imposing array of (vital administration legislation deal- ling with rent controls, the European Recovery Program, reciprocal ,rade agreements and housing. All are ready for Senate action, with' rent controls tabbed for debate Monday after a routine busi- [jcss session today. Rule Called Ineffective Behind Ihe Senate was bitter bat- Itle of 16 working days that ended >hortly before midnight last night when the OOP-Southern Democrat Jcoalition forced adoption of a de- Ibate-limiting rule assailed as ineffective by Democratic leaders. Thirty-four Republicans joined a-ith 29 Democrats—all but ten of hem from Dixie—to'approve a rule under which the "yes" votes of 64 Senators can g»g debate any time xcept on a future rules change. Fifteen Democrats and eight Re- Ipublicans opposed the new rule to |the last. Its • adoption means that two- Ithlrds of all the Senate's 9G elected Imembers will have to be in the Ichamber and vote for a gag before |lt can become effective. Previously the Senate had a rule llhat after a measure actually was • before it, two-thirds of those voting I—even if only 49 were present— •could curb talk. Bui that rule dldn Iwork against motions to bring up • bills and other parliamentary moves |The new one does. Lucas Sees No "Gag ^Senator Lucas of Illinois, the Dem ipratlc leader, predicted there neve ;be any anti-poll tax, anti . nching or anti-job discriminate • bills passed now, because talk won I be stepped "under the SeriatSi-' wlierry of 'Neb( asScai' the IGOP floor leader, said the cornpro- |nilse.':Whlch he authored, opens the lijay "as never before to civil rights faction. Lucas and Wherry agreed that |the new rule must be tested out In actual combat over civil rights. This will come, Lucas said, "in Idue course." To most of his col- lleagues, that meant after all other 1 important administration legislation New Fuel Supply North Atlantic Treaty Is Unveiled Truman Hopeful For His Program Ultimate Enactment Of Major Portions Is President's Hope KEY WEST, Fla., March IB. UP)— ^resident Truman expressed hope oday of ultimate enactment of the ajor part of his program despite >positton from rebellious Southern emocrats and others. The chief executive, In a news onference, said he is trying to ass his legislation through a three- arty Congress, made up of Dem- crats, Republicans and Dlxiecrats. And he said the latter are not good Democrats. Mr. Truman said he has as yet iade no plans to stump the coun- ry to build up fire under opponents of his proposals. He had nothing to acid, he said, o his Jefferson-Jackson Day dln- ler threat to take a train swing around the country. Mr. Thuman said the North At- anttc pact has his entire approval—he had read the entire text —and that he has approved the speech on it that Secretary of State Acheson Is making tonight. While he declared that of course Dixiecrats are not good Democrats Mr. Truman talked patiently and kindly ol the rebellious Congress which has dealt him a series of Nearer Reality For E. Arkansas Osceolo Mayor, Head Of Gas Consumers Group, is Optimistic Natural gas for cities and towns in East Arkansas is definitely in the picture for perhaps as early as 1951 and some sections nmy get it sooner, Mayor Ben P. Butler of Osceola, president of the East Arkansas Natural Gas Consumers Association, declared today. He disclosed that efforts of the association to get natural gas for apporxhnately 25 municipalities, which are members of the nonprofit association, were discussed earlier this week In a directors' meeting held In West Memphis and said that the reports were encouraging. "We do not know where we will get the fuel," Mayor Butler said, Here's Where Atlantic Defense Pact Will Operate setbacks. Still Hopeful He said he still had hope thi I is out of I summer. the way—possibly this Red Cross Fund Campaign Nears |Thc $4,000 Mark Collections for the 194!) fund I campaign directed by the Chick- 1 asawba District Chapter of the American Red cross today total S3.967.tO, Jack Pinley Robinson, chairman of the campaign, annou- | need. Mr. Robinson said that Manila, I under the leadership of C. W. Tip- 1 ton, had contributed another $25, bringing their total there to $1,- C9.05, well over the 5900 quota. Manila was the first- community attain the quota. Other contributions included I S276.50 from solicitors on Sixth to I Broadway Street, directed by George Hubbard. Jr., which brings the to| tal for that section to $426.50. R. A. Nelson and Bud Wilson, I solicitors from the section Lake Street and East, reported S'212 to- 1 day. Tlie collections were expected to | reach 54.000 by this afternoon. W. p. Pyror, chairman for solic- I itation in Blytheville, said today that the campaign here was moving I slowly and that workers were being urged to complete solicitation since the campaign is scheduled to be closed in two weeks, and that less than one third of the chapter's quota has been met. Blylheville is scheduled to raise S8.H3 of the 513,743 quota for the chapter. members of Congress will function all right. After all, he said, it is a Congress, which has been in sesslo little more than a month since or ganizfttioh- Tyftsr^u&iipleteci. He said he thought we ought to give Congress 1 a chance to act. Mr. Trurriari said he will review the legislative situation with Democrat leaders at the White House Monday,and call in his cabinet for a talk Monday afternoon. The leaders are Vice President Barkley, Senate Majority Leader Lucas. Speaker Rayburn and House Majority Leader McCormack. Mr. Truman, apparently In no mood to start a long distance fight with Congress, said he could only advise the legislators. He would not comment on the apparent defeat of his civil rights program, the House "local option" rent control bill or the tabling of his nomination of former Gov. Man C. Wallgren of Washington as chairman of the National Security Resources Board. •but we do know that some distributors now are interested In providing a supply for this area and we feel that we are in ?. favorable position to get action before long." Mayor Butler said that plans of the Arkansas Power & Light Company call for completion of a $15,000,000 power plant near Forrest City in 1950 and that natural gas will be used as fuel to generate electricity. Move Launched In 1946 He suggested, however, that the uel supply for Mississippi County may be from the north and have direct relation to the construction ear Campbell, Mo., for the Arkan- as-Mlssouri Power Company of a 6.000,000 power plant to serve this rea. The Campbell plant proposes o use natural gas as its main fuel with standby facilities for using oal. Mayor Butler was enthusiastic over the outlook for natural gas in his area. "There has been a definite need for this type of fuel for domestic and industrial use, but it seems that those who operate the pipelines have been overlooking this area." The East Arkansas Natural Gas Consumers Association was organized in Forrest City in 1916 and since that time 27 cities and towns have granted gas distribution franchises to the non-profit association which can place them with a distributor who is in the best position' to serve'the area. ,,.'' Tlie position of the East Arkansas towns was Improved by the 1949 Ar- Allies Face Pledge To 'Resist' Attacks Against Any Signer By John M. Htfhtower WASHINGTON, March 18. (AP)—The North Atlantia :rcaty, It was officially disclosed today, would pledge the United Stales and allied nations to resist automatically an "armed attnck" ngiiirmt any one of them—possibly by "the use of nrmcd force." Eiich nation would decide for itself whether military force wu "necessary." The pact thug recognizes that in this country only Congress can declare war. The unprecedented treaty, proposing for the first lime In peace to bind America In nn alliance with European nations, wan made public at 10 a. in. (GST) by the United states and the coven other countries which intend to itlgn It hero about April 4. Tills official disclosure of ths frins Is expected to arouse Russia o new heights In propaganda at- acks against the alliance. The 80- letn already have denounced It as n aggressive move against them, esplte lha repeated assertions of Western lenders that iU aim 1* Map above shows the security zone tentatively outlined In the North Atlantic Defense Pact. The area is the Atlantic Ocean north of the Tropic of Cancer to nearly the North Pole. It extends from North America eastward to Include Algeria uml northward through western Europe to Norway's Spitsbergen. In addition to the U.S., Canada, Britain, France, Norway, Belgium, Luxembourg mid the Netherlands—Iceland, Denmark, Italy and Portugal are also considering the mutual defense pact. U.S. in '49: Only a Little Less Prosperous—. And Possibly Better Oft-Than During 1948 CHICAGO, March 18. (AP)—Unless businessmen or consumers got panicky, tlio nntion this year should be only slightly less properous—and possibly better off—than in 1948, the government's top economist suid today. Split on Rent May Effect Farm Bills j-A + As a result of "the disinflation of* Ms)," saiJ Chairman Edwin a. rourse of the President's Council of ^oonomtc Advisers, "we may take ff some fat, but we shall not die nd need not really suffer." He said "it is not the voice of Weather Arkansas forecast: Fair and continued cold this afternoon, tonight and Saturday. Lowest temperatures near 22 extreme north to near 30 extreme south portion tonight. Missouri forecast: Fair tonight and Saturday. Not so cold central and extreme north tonight. Warmer Saturday. Low tonight, 20-25 north, 25-28 south; high Saturday, 50 north to 55 south. Minimum this morning—31. Maximum yesterday—50. Sunset today—6:10. Sunrise tomorrow—8:06. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m. today—.65. Total since Jan. 1—15.30. Mean temperature (midway between high and low)— 40.5. Normal mean for March—51.2. This Dale Last Year Minimum this morning—49. Maximum yesterday—64. Precipitation Jan. 1 to this date —14.34. kansas Legislature when It passed an act enabling cities and towns to issue revenue bonds, when such bonds shall have been approved by the voUrs in a special municipal election, to finance the construtcion of distribution systems to be operated as municipal projects. Since this act was passed earlier this year, Blytheville and some other cities have given options to a Little Rock bond firm to purchase the bonds, if and when they have been authorized by the voters in the respective municipalities. Mayor Butler said that G. H. Burke, Marlanna attorney, who Is secretary of the gas consumers association, had been working with officials of the Arkansas Power & Light Company in an effort to get natural gns for East Arkansas al the same time that It is made available to the firm for use In the power plant near Forrest City. B. A. Lynch, president of the Farmers Bank & Trust Company here, Is the Mississippi County member of the association's board of directors but he did not attend Tuesday's meeting In West Memphis. Soybeans Mar July May (F.O.B. Chicago) Open High Low Close 221Vi 225',! 219!i 225-225',', 208 210 5 i 207 2lO!i-210 : J 213',; 21514 212' 215'',!-% New York Cotton NEW YORK, Mar. 18—1:30 p.m. quota lions: Mar. (1950) . 2787 May 3220 July : 3107 Oct 2821 Dec 2799 Open High Low Las-, WASHINGTON, Marcfc A sharfc split over rents between House members representing city districts and those from rural areas raised a little uncertainty today over the future of farm legislation In the House fight on rent controls, many rural district members voted for amendments which their city colleagues contended would weaken controls in crowded cities There was much private talk of possible "reprisals." Chairman Cooley (D-NC) of the House Agriculture Committee said "I have heard no threats, but sev eral members have taken occasion to tell me that they thought thi rural members should have goni along" with the city members fo a stronger rent control bill. "But 1 don't think there will any reprisals." Cooley said. "And 1 there are reprisals I don't thin they could be justified or warrantci in any way." To Consider Rural Bills The House soon will consider leg IslaUon setting future policy fo farm price supports, and other measures vital to rural areas. Rep. Pace (D-GaK a House farm leader, sounded an indirect warn- ng to other members from rural areas during the rent debate. He said: 'T am sure, tlicn. that those of us who serve farm districts will not bj wanting In sympathy and understanding of the problems faced today by those who serve our great city districts. "I am sure we will not be unmindful of the fact that.. .we serve best the interests of the farmers when we seek to protect the economic welfare and good standard of living for those who consume the an address prepared for tho Executive's Club of Chicago on "The Gentle Art of Disinflation," Nourse summarized the economic outlook as follows: 1940 should show a sustained volume of consumer spending anil lience employment only very moderately below last year, production even higher, and prices adjusted to a better structure and a level somewhat but not seriously below the peaks of 1048." Profll.s should be "as well as or belter maintained over the long pull" when industry Is working nt (10 to 95 percent of capacity, Noursc said, as under the "rocent strained conditions" when mills and mines were forced to 100 percent of capacity. Last year, he suggested, was not a year of "reasonably full employment." fixed as a national goal by the employment act °f 1W6, but "a year ol slight over-employment, In parl. a cause and In part a result of the inflation." Noirrse snid he wished to draw 3 contrast between "corrective and orderly disinflation" and a "deflation nry bust." The price downturn Is not a picture of "unforeseen or uncontrollable disaster," he explained, bub be a "rational and guided action" in wliich the price policies of business, wage policies of labor and fiscal policies of government can "prolong our period of economic health." "We are not lacking in liquid funds or credit resei-ve. We arc not over-built or top-heavy with inventory. "Our population Is In a new phase 2187 2760 2782 3225 3217 3223 3110 3104 3110 2821 2814 2819 and solve our problems In a spirit 2800 2794 27081 of mutual cooperation." products of the farm." .Cooley snld he believes city and country members will "get together Supplies of Coal *fS^t J|-^**1r*P^*' ** i '^K^flWRrreOff, tifarcti 18 I./PJ — A hard coal industry leader today charter, declared anthracite dealers' sup- illes won't last out the mine shutdown. Chairman nalph E, Taggart of the Anthracite Operators Association previously hud asked UMW President, John L. Lewis to call off the work stoppage In the hard coal fields In tho public interest. Taggart, in a statement, renewed his claim the miners' walkout is a violation ol the hard coal contract. Previously Lewis snld that contention wns "untrue." Taggart's statement also suid: "The time has come for the United Mine Workers to face the larger Issues of the urgent public need for tho production of anthracite." Taggart said the UMW must recognize "me absolute necessity of serving and maintaining Die confidence of the people who buy our product nnd not rely on technical issues for the continual Ion of the .toppage." Lewis ordered 463,000 hard and- soft coal miners east of the Mississippi to slop work from March 14 to March 28 In a memorial and protest walkout. In Western Pennsylvania, Ohio Pad Will Create Stronger Europe World Reaction Sees Alliance as Warning To All Aggressors By The Aatoclated Vrrtui Tho North Atlantic defense al- lliinco, bringing together vast masses of people and a large share of the world's Industrial resources will strengthen Europe politically uml economically «s well an In a military way, a nrlllsh Foreign Office spokesman snld today. As tho forld lenrncii (Mulls o the proposed nlllancc, official spoke men of the Western nallotm hnllei It ns R warning to aggressors nnd thus A move to maintain the peace No official reaction was forthcom Ing from polnU east nf the Iror ciirlnln, but those states have lei no doubt they consider the al llunce a step toward World Wa Three. Bolh tho British and the French however, professVto nee In the pa A British Foreign Office spokesman snld tho alliance—of eight nation* at present—would bring together 250,(X)0,000 people "and a Inrge portion of the world's Industrial resources." It will serve, ho said, "as a stern and effective deterrent agnlnat potential aggressors." Italy Votes to Join The Italian Ohnmbor of Deputies, beating down a dogged leftist fill- buster, voted- tonight to authorize the government to negotiate Italy's adherence to tho North Atlantic alliance, wlilch officials now arc studying. trlctly defensive. The treaty, 1,MO words and 14 rtlcles Ions:, provides for creation f a council of the member na- lons, and of a defense commutes strengthen and coordinate tho Menses of the whole huge region if North America, Western Europ* uid the North AUantlo. An attack against th« territory, occupation forces, ships, planes or slnnds of any of tho allies anywhere In this vast area would bfl the signal for all the powers to spring Into action, according to thi treaty's provisions. The key provision of tho p««t !• Article Five, which says: "The purlin nitre that an ann- rd attack against one or more of them In Europe or North America shall be considered an attack afalnit them all; and consequently they agree that. If rack »n armed attack aecirm, each of them, Inexerclie of the right o* Individual or collective Kit de- frnie reeofnlnd by Article 81 o« the charter or the United Nations, will assist the party or partie* •• attacked 97 taUnc forthwith, IndlTrWjialljr Mfclln^.ert wfifi- Uie other parties, aich tttlot w II deems neceaaary. Including U» use of armed force, to restore and maintain tho security of the North Atlantic area. "Any such nrmcd nttack and at! measures taken as a result thereof shall Immediately be reported to the U. N. Security Council. Such measures shall be terminated when the Security Council has taken the measures necessary to restor and maintain International peace and security." That Is the long-debated section which, although stopping short of an automatic pledge to go to war, Is designed to put Russia on notice that an attack on any of the western powers would Instantly be met of growth-in numbers and wants. Expanding families ore clamoring for more and better homes. Expanding communities are demanding more public service facilities. Excited Itnllnn crowds swarmed about news stands for a special edition of Olornnle d'Hnlla. which published details of the pact nearly three hours ahead of the release time agreed upon by the signatory ixiwcrs. Portugal, too, received a text of See PACT RKACTION on Pale K River freight traffic was severely affected. About. DC per cent of the freight Imulcd on rivers In the Pittsburgh district—the Ohio and Us tributaries, rnainly—l.s coal. The work stoppage already was made more than 67,000 railroaders Idle, in addition to 407.000 coal miners. Most ol the miners found occupations for their spare time, even If only making repairs around their homes. New Engineer Appointed For 10th Highway District O. A. Tlnsley of Paragould has en selected as engineer for tho Slnlc Highway Department's Tenth District, which Includes Mississippi County, it was disclosed yesterday. He succeeded J. Dnle Hamilton also of Parngould, who has reslgncc to operate fls a contractor. Mr. Hamilton had been engineer for the Tenth District for the past foui years. Mr. Tinslcy has been with the Highway Department since 1925 Headquarters for the district ari located In Paragould. Highway Director J. C. Baker In Little Rock also announced yester day that three district engineers ha been retained and new ones name for six other districts. One appoint ment has not been made. Luxora Veterans Class Goes in for Hog-Raising in Large Way Masons from Four States ; Attend Special Meeting j Of Lodge in B/ytfjevi//e Approximately 200 Masons, repre- | seining four states and one foreign : country, attended a Masonic meet- I Ing here last night. The group Included 39 Masons from Marlon, III., who arrived in Blytheville yesterday in a chartered bus, to visit the Blytheville lodge, and with this group was a member of a lodge In Scotland. Shields Edwards received his master's degree in special 'ceremonies at the meeting last night. The visiting delegation included representatives of a Memphis lodge, three from Padukah, Ky., and several southeast Missouri towns. The Marlon group had visited the Blytheville lodge about 10 years ngo. The Illinois Masons are tour| Ing part of the United Stales, visiting various lodges and inviting members to a meeting in Marion, April 1. The annual meeting there is attended by Masons from all parts of the United States. Several Masons from Blytheville have indicated that they will attend th* celebration this year. Modest Investment by Students in Agri Class Begins to Pay Dividends and Create Interest in Profitable Live-at-Home Farm Program By A. A. Frcdrlckson (Courier News Staff Writer) Pigs U pigs, a sage philosopher once concluded, but a veterans farm training class in Luxora has revised that equation to read: pigs equals more pigs. The vets In Ray Olive's vocational agriculture class at Luxora have gone into the registered O1C hog business in a big way and parlayed a tive-dollar-each ante into some $1,000 worth of ham on the hoof. Yesterday afternoon the second round of an expanding plan to give a regisU-red hog to every member of the class got under way as 'dividends' from the original Investment were distributed. These dividends Included five elglt-week-old pigs from the orij inal five hogs purchased by the cla-ss. A bred gilt and a weaning pig purchased from funds invested by men who Joined the class later also were passed on to other veteran-students yesterday. Here's how the plan works: About a year ago, the veterans under the supervision of Mr.'Olive decided to go into th* bog buu less. Each man donated $5 and five registered QIC pigs were purchased at a total cost of $110. A drawlnz was held and Raymond Smith. Gus Morris, Hoover Call, R. B, Crafton and James Rogers received the pigs. Original Investment Grows One of the pigs died from an un- cnown cause but the others developed Into good brood sows. Three ol these now have pigs and the fourth will bear a litter in the near future. The men who received the original five pigs were pledged to give two gilt pigs back to the group when the animals became eight weeks old. These men, however, retain ownership of the original five pigs. Offspring of these original five pig.s were among those awarded yesterday. In February, several other men jobied the class and they, too- wanted to get Into the hog bus! ness. The money they Invested was used to purchase the bred gilt anc weaning pig. Total cost to date has been $18! and the hogs are now wortli $1,005 At the drawing yetteiday, Charlie Wigton received the bred gilt and, | inder the plan, he will return to he group this animal's entire liter. These and the liters of the >lhcr pigs distributed yesterday, as well as another five pigs from fu- ure litters of the original five, will n turn be distributed to other members of the And so It goes, until each member of the class is In the registered hog business.! Winners of the clght-week-o)d pigs yesterday were Ezra Snofe, iharles E. Mllloway, Robert p. BrcsViears, Walker E. Faulkcnbctit and Paul Gay. Turrell D. Brawliy revelccd the scven-week-old weal- Ing pig. , Find Excellent Example Nearby There arc two major objective behind this program—the veterats 1 classes biggest project: First, a cut In cotton acreagejls expected to release more land on which fctd will be raised. And (lie best way to dispose of feed, Hr Olive says, U In the form of lire- Second. It Is hoped that through this program more hog breeders will b« developed MisiUs; County, In citing what can and ' iccds to be done In Mississippi Coutily. Mr. Olive cited the nntlon- ally-inown Castlio Brothers duroc farms near Luxora. Other veterans agricultural training classes at Luxora also arc In Ihe hog business and ore Injecting •aricty into the procedure. Some are working with Hampshlres. some with Pnland Chinas and others wll'n Durocs. These classes, directed by J. S. Olive. James Pcrmenler, Hay B. Whitmnre. Auten Chilwood and Bennic Rosemaiv all are strcssttig reglslcrcd pigs »»d are planning spring and fall hog shows and sales. With all the veterans' classes t«k- !n part In lliese shows and sales, a bmer should be able lo find any breed, sex or age he desires, Mr. Olive said. Learn by "l>oln(t" In connection with their hog project, animals are bought, sold and 'swapped" with I.uxora High School boys In the school's vocational agriculture classes. A. B. Bradley Is instructor of the school's agri classes and is supervisor of Ui» veteran* ,ra'nttig program. These vels are dealing exclusively with registered animals. Mr. Olive Jointed out that the registered animals bring twice the price of those that aren't. Mr. Olive Is modest In giving credit for success of the hog project nnd said yesterday that this success was due to the work of the cla,ss members. He also credited T. D. Wilkins, superintendent of Luxora schools, under whose administration the veterans program ts operated. Mr. Olive said Mr. Wllklns was responsible for construction of a new building for the vets' classes and has placed the entire school plant at their disposal. Lnxora boasts the largest farm training program for veterans In Mississippi County. At present there are 144 white and 24 Negro trainees. The white trainees are divided into six classes. Another class is to be organized In April. The farm training nrojrram got its start In 1046. Live at Home 1'lan Stressed The classes meet four hours each week, with some of the class period devoted to "learning by doing" farn shopwork—welding, blacksmlthln and other related jobs a forme must have a bent for in this of mechanical agriculture. Out.slde of classroom and s.ho work, the Instructors spend thcl Lime on farms with the student helping tbem with Individual prob loins. A "live-at-home" program stressed and so Is specialized pro ductlon of field crops. Each spring drive Is made to have all the vet cran-studcnts plan and plant home garden., The Luxora Hlg School has a canning plant aval able during the canning season an It Is used by these veterans as we ns other members of the commua ty. Mr. Olive pretty well summed all up when he explained that th purpose of this training Is "to belle establish the veterans In farmin so that at the end of their train Ing period they will be able to mak a better living by better tannin mcUtodj." all of them. 12 Nations Mar Sign Fact The "parties" referred to In the net aro the nations signing It. hesc will definitely Include th« nlted States, Canada, Norway, See ATLANTIC PACT on Page 13 Two Small Girls uffer Injuries in Traffic Accident Two grade school children, June .Vcbb, 8 and Shelby Ann Bailey, 7, re In Walk Hospital today suffer- ng from Injuries received yesterday nfternoon when they were struck by * car at the 'intersection of Howard and Rose Streets. The two children were struck by car driven by O. G. Flowers of Blythevillc, Route 3, after alighting "rom a Blythevile Coach Lines' bus which had stopped to discharge lossengers at the Intersection. The bus was driven by the Webb girls' father, F. W. Webb of 2212 Maruerite Street. Neither girl was Injured seriously. Both arc suffering from minor cuts and bruises about the body and Shelby Ann received a broken rib. Shelby Ann Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Bailey of 913 Howard Street. According to the report of City Officers Arthur Fields and Herman Lane, who Investigated the accident, the two girls ran from behind the bus Into the path of Mr. Flowers' car. Both were knocked to the pavement Shelby Ann and June are. second grade students at the Lange School and enroute to their homes from school at the time of the accident. No arrests were made. New York Stocks (1:30 P.M. Quotation!) Am. T & T Am. Tobacco Beth Steel Chrysler Gen. Electric Gen. Motors Int. Harvester .... Montgomery Ward Lockheed National Distillers J. C. Penney .... Radio Republic Steel .... Socony-Vacuum . Standard OH N. J. Sears, Roebuck .. Texas Co. U. S. Steel Southern Pacific .. 145 7-8 67 3-4 31 3-4 53 1-3 .31 53 5-8 24 1-4 56 3-* 18 3-4 18 3-8 46 ' 12 1-3 24 18 61 3-4 37 1-8 53 1-4 73 41 i-i

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