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*<? * '* vt*% *$$f AKKANSA rkman Hits xon,lke ifornia &. Cttlt. WMton. Thousands Arrive From Pacific BAN FHANCjSCG, U trnrmportJi, earrylnt 8,010 service men ftnd their depcrtdonti, arrive iwlty from Pnelfla point*. The CJwi. I). 1. 8«H«n <lo«h» with 1,«M Army nnd Mfirlnc pi' from Uw *'flf F.o*t flnd this PRESCOTT NEW Or. und MM. A. ». Buohim«n I Arr«in«*mefvU." wan prp*enUd by HotU to C«n«U Club Mrs. Joe Paul Crane. Mrs. Crane Or nnd Mr*. A. fi, Buchnnnnl ,,|«o »an« two *olo* "Song of Songs *• * * ., ...... r»«t.t.^.., • . _. .> m ..,*.« MH />mnnn:kft ^Sr^iwiii-m'MiuWFVrr^i w.th aim utttmplni! today* Army nnd Nnvy mtm from Hawnll, j Miners Told to j G-* fleck on Jobs ! ,.« 111. i*l—HtiKhj t,«r««MmH of th*? Illinois Ol- nl th« United Miiut Workor*. proposed trip to jtepub1loi»n preiWetntlal cim- dny* ««o plwiwd Umt d ho will vlili Koren to win the war to tho itliin Ribbon Club »t their home on ,,. .,—, evening. Tlie room* itrrww'd for the pluy- w<?r«> dfcurntcd v.ith nrrnniic- ro*<?i» end dnlhl»». Illilh SCUM! honor* f«r Iho <!Vim- IriM wiM-f h«;ld liy th« i"«'". M,, , m ,l Mm. Uf Kinrify w«-r«- Biii'uls. Club m«mb»r« inclu<lcd; Mr. nnd Mr* C. 1 . '.',. Gordon. Mr. Mrs, W. V, Diniinnn, Mr. und BTIort U> Win vnu wan - vinnn m mi; winu:« »i»i«« »»<n»i«i-. nn't mm, v». r, i»wn ............. _---. it'WUW <»U«mhtwer .dor'Ufllti i-«rly lodoy tm had ordered Mrs . H. (I. Wilson and Mr, nnd ferine « rs . . . union mlnern i« mwrn to Mt)1 ,,;,„„( Cfjx . iwlng througtl Call S«n " . been there ami all tho chief* last f work tituricdi^t^ly. | Tlit* hoBtcitfi iu;iv**cl dcli^htrulf KrMliiy [HCftH'l White Sflld UK- order hiul bean 1 , (,.,,,.Rhmwil* In the Hull»w<"«"> rno-1 Jorx.'S, JpHUlnl dttJIvorml (n tnleffromn to hwuU ofi t()i j in Mm nnd "Tree*." Sh«> was uccompan by Mrs, Chortle Dirw» at the piano, Ourlntf the social hour the el«nt ccri member* were nerved pic ond coftao by the hontcssei. Mr*. U«r«y Phillip*. Mrs. Ho Konmls und Mrs. Jock Oop*r a tended a Baptist Assoclatlona WMU Rwlly in Arkudclphm Thur» diiy, Ml«s UIIIc Butchor Hud an he ni({ht Rucst Mrs. to her horn u viHlt In Dnllu thow they Icon *We to do unjrlblng aitttf ft. «eo it, tlm thing that's the armllUOf U*S«y lifrff to turn,ov»r fill IHIftol* UMW , , The buck to win'lt order w»»i 8lv«rt, Whltf told n r*port»r, "»«;• of n Wnuu BtubiH/.nllonl WECB and Guild to Hold Joint Mantlno r«6ent ruling llfnltltiu « "' llu ' 1>< *| Hi/rvioi; dully WBUO boos! to |l,SO,'' iirid tin; Guild of Hit- Muthoditil , to «o bnek to ih* , I ilon'l thtrtk w» ou«ht Utott , p)»ilittn»r(( bBcH, 1 ift oaftaln denlh for ••• r,T " «• f»" , r ,..,,-. . Jn Wtmhlngtun. man announcBd htahwny thw» o«y» lioiipitoll- ah »tt«k of laryrtBiilf, »Rid SJ wnbewer ihoxild wiuin« to'ienfl b«oK ^0 the RttW , U ha wMMfl* to ox- World War IJIV ' ot tnlM liaro, In /;Jn BtoukfcAi, wheto (0 nlttlili ian Kceoiiftd. Kl*onh»wci 6t "wflftjfly ' mlalenoli'i 'HHo faflllevelnn the Ro itu 'can cut Maei-al oxpandl »eanom lot 'f«l«e economy," th« A'u i*en«tor »«id, "lie Elienhow hnvo -to «ut (ho mill torelin .fid or cut to tn aoUvitiM Nre nt-honie, PrcnUlonl In «pi usidu I In? tonrmwl'port Ion of Iho mini's*' w««t' waul p«n(llnK n possible rtnt-ritnl if the WSH ruHri*. The W.HU htm not nnnounced it would rwoiuldor lt» «>rl»l"n. Seven Arkansas War Casualties WASHINGTON, (UP'—Tho De- prtflmont of Dcfonsu lodny «n- louncod lh« following sovim Ar will huvo n Joint me iy I'Vi'fllfiK, Oct. 30 lit 7:;«> olwi'vunei; ot the Wc-i?k of 1'ruy St'lf-Dcniiil, on "Venture* <>f licintf planned by th" pr< «rnm I lie i«r OL „ nnd i'nulp »" ndflllion to thi> nur in Mi'inphiH Mr. und MrB. T. K. LoKiin moto cd to Little Hock r'rldtiy nnd m lliflr mm, Torn I.ojjnn, nnd driuuh- l«!i-, Judy of Memphis. Judy nc- compimliHl her Krundixirents home till II Vllilt. Mrs. Hiisdcll MobcrK nnd Mrs. Iv K. Shell wen; Thursday visitors In Tfxurkiinn, Wt-ok of I'rny »un' I'llVlllJ «'l HVt"IH".'i» *« » ' j hoittn at Browntnr Hospital.) Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hubbnrd niifl Mrs. Josephine CiirrinRlon saw tlii> I'rescoll-Ourdon foolbiill KIUTIO In Gtirdon Friday evcnlnB. Ambush Puzzles Okla. Law Officers me." "Somebody is ratting on somebody else In this case," Chambless sr.!d. but added that he had never "squealed" on anyone in his life, The Cuban gun runners told of! I went they had planned to use the | $248.000 to buy guns for a Cuban l counter-revolution. Tueiday, Ottetor 21, Millions Con Gtt Tax Rafundt OKLAHOMA CITY, (UP) —FBI! officers today posted a "no infor-t niation" lag on the arnbush shoot-j in?, of Oklahoma City bootlegger Orville Ltndsey Chambless, one of three men charged in the $248,000 robbery of three cuban gun run- JILTS. „»...„ Chambless was woun'led by nj [,„• Gordon Clauser, 40-year-old Search ofr Oklahoma Pilot Continues MIAMI, Fla.. (tf) — The Const Guard continued its search today City i his piano was running out of fuel over water fast of Miami Saturday s'njtRun blast as he sat watching' Norman, Okla., man who reported television in an Oklahoma "" siiburlj Friday night. Federal officers immediately j night. questioned Chambless for a poss-1 Four planes and assorted sur- liile connection between the shoot-1 face craft carried on the search it,)? and the armed robbery of the j for Clauser. _ who may have been Cubans in Fort Worth Oct. 3. But they issued a typical .. comment" today and ordered! Clauscr's Mercy Hospital, where Chambless j Herald by WASHINGTON. (UP)-the Burtan of Internal Revenue Is still welting for 1,053.000 Arrtferlcans to « stop forward and claim tax refunds worth $33,758,000. Officials said a nationwide publicity campaign by 432 newspapers and 109 radio stations has done a lot to locate "missing" taxpayers with unclaimed rebates to their credit. During the past nine months, seme 232.000 overdue refunds, to- talling $8,000.000 have been paid—• out to their long-sought owners. Another 22,740 taxpayers will re- coivc $605,000 more as soon as the >J , the victim of a hurricane he tried "no'to tame with a secret formula wifp told the Miami ivi cri'y iiubiHitLi* \vnv.t*- vxnimimiiy»^.i,j| .«•-. -..»..- — ^ \\.i^ \fii\i\\\~ iu is i-nnfiiifl to give? out no informa- home in Norman her husband had cc;mc here to fly into the storm so bureau can checks. But more Issue the necessary than four times that many refunds are still gathering dust In the bureau's files. They belong to taxpayers who changed their addresses without notifying the bureau, and thus failed to receive the rebate checks Indicated lion on his condition. Chambless hurl - but is 1 Jncluoiwlllc l (1 ln.. find holp In thoj Mr. and Mrs. Allen Gee Jr.. Ooll work arming women and children ml UIII _ of Hopn were the Friday CBIUMIUOH In Wowndad tho Korean ,,„„ O. Evnns. sun of Mr. und' Mrs. Will Kviws, Vim In ouch of the six African confer- ciicoH of the Suhwra. and share In building a homo for workers In tin? Con BO Protestant Council. Southern Pine Garden Club Hn» October Meeting Thursday The October MculiriK of tho Sou [Heats of relatives nnd friends. Gus Woodul Jr. Of Memphis spent hv week end here with his mother vfm. Gus Woodul, who is surlous- y III. Cpl. Willlfim Pcrltma, aim of Mr. and Mm, Jorry I'erUins, Holenn 1'vt. VwJlw Sills, Krnndson ol Mrs. HettU' Hills, Joru-sbore J»vt. Jiinum U. Turner, son of Mr, and Mrs. John IS, Turnor, Uuirn Giudun Club was held W1 Only Coilf and * few funeral »orvlce» ywlcr Voters. U«a plucky dlod Thuratiay. 8ho l'* \ V»V t-M/l Mnrlnw Cpl. Cnrlnml L. Hrudloy, son of Mr, ond Mrs. Otcti Urntllfy. StrtiMtim, Mnrlnn l»ft', son t>f Mr. nnd ItyncU'i'K. Hot . Miirlno Sal. Ar»o V ocott, son; of Mv. oml Mr*. Jai-k fc. Sc-ott, Hot 8prln«». on Thurndiiy iiflcrnoon In th« hom« of Mrt). Frank Gilbert with Mrs Mllford Dttnli'l, assisting hostess. Mrs. I>. 1.. McHno. Mrrsldent umitluctud the Uuslness. U'o inln utwi* wort- it-ad by the scorelnry nnd tln> roll cull was onswcrod With a fact about thi> plno tree. I'Uu'h intMiibor brought an ar rutiKi-nu-nt of pine ncecllos am foiu'H. Mis. 0. K. Hcrnls was o H. i and Mrs. Glonn Hairs in, third pluct). Tbo progrnm topic on "Flowc Mrs. H. L. Chudwlck, Miss Ila I'hllllps of Monroe, Lit., and T. P Phillips of Ci/rnnell, Okla., are iero due to tho Illness of their sis-' ;cr, Mrs, GUM Woodul, and are the ot Mr, and Mrs. linon Gt-f. Tom Dewoody was a Saturday business visitor In Little Hock Ho Arkansas-Olc al'io dUciidcd the Mi.ts fontbiill gumc. LESS SHOWERS .MIAMI. Kin, I.1V- Southeast Florida looked for diminishing showers today after a 12-hour downpour br.iiight flood conditions to most i.f Hade and Broward Counties. PREPARE TO DIVE? - No. just the opposite, Passengers nboard Jam-packed buses in llnmburg. Germany, will no longer have to dive for the exit. Bus conductors, as the one seen above, will bo able to eye the exit through a periscope, until nil^passengers clear the doors. Hattic McDaniel, Actress, Dies HOLLYWOOD Wl -Actress llattio McDaniel, tho "Bi-ulnh" of radio in id television and an Academy Award-winning movie actress, died yt-sterday of cancer. She was :>7. Illness forced her retirement from the "Beulah" show more tl-an n yt' !u- n 8°' Thc snow con " tinned on radio through use of radio transcriptions of her voice Miss McDaniel was the first member of the Ni-gro race to receive an Academy Award, wun In 1930 for portraying Scarlett O'Hnra's mammy in "Gone With the Wind." Sugar Is the largest dry cargo in international trade. Chambloss is free under $5,000 bond in the Fort Worth case. IK- w;is charged in the robbery along i with Gene Paul Norris. Duncan. Okla., and Sam Brown Cresap. Fort Worth used car dealer. Cro- i sill) In federal custody. After Friday night's shooting, by their own tax returns. The average refund check is for about $3°. uut some of them run into !i\o^Uic l hur?ica^o 1I pTs^in e '\!a U sroT| thousands of dollars. Florida. "lie didn't want anyone to know what he was doing." she said, "bccausc he wanted to test his theory." is'Tree' orTVoiid", but Norris is I She said he operated a hail RECRUITING DRIVE WASHINGTON WV-Bctweon,: Armistice Day and Thanksgiving Chambless told newsmen, "an in r>ne SHICI iiu UIJUIUIL'U u >"»" •••• ----- , „ , r>- it r> prevention company the past twolnext month, the Federal .Civil .JJc years and believed he had stopped fcnse Administration .will Conduct a nation-wide campaign to sign up am , tornational gang is trying to get last year. a tornado near Plainview, Tex., volunteers for future service. * m-S - See the GAS RANGE of the DAY It's ESTATE On Display at Your Friendly ARKANSAS LOJISIMK CAS Cft utn HOPE \\ III / rSolo-wasti A BETTER WASHING SERVICE FOR YOU WHILE YOU WAIT OR SHOP HERE'S HOW! 1 2 3 Our attendant will weigh and price your laundry before you leave, if you wish. Then, our trained operators do all the work for you. We furnish all supplies. No extras to buy. Your laundry* is gently and individually washed in our new Milnor Stainless Steel Washers, spin-dried individually in monel metal baskets—everything automatically timed > for "just right" service. 4 Complete soft drying is gently doae—"tlj cushioned" to protect your valuable nuclei, 5 And presto—when you receive your bua« die, your laundry problem is solved without annoyance at home and at a saving tool r Dont-fiqetl JilQWl you can lake wash day. Your •nthusiattlc rosponst to our "opoiv houit" !• apprteiattd. Now you know! ONE-STOP SERVICE *• Iwirili kHiky Itiwt. Wt in •** MMW Mil &>MK$N®< , Beto... $ Sanitary.,. We also pick up and deliver .. . call us today ... a courteous, well informed representative will call for your laundry. Our JIFFY-TRIP Service includes delivery within a few hours if you wish. Phone us for this NEW, LOW PRICE, QUALITY WASHING Service today... we know you will, be pleased. tor o whlt« w«ih f Iteming with cUanllntw Inilit up** th* Milnor f yitom of Individual wcuhlng. Wl WASH YOUR LAUNDRY BY ITSELF 1 v 1 ^•^7'**nm OUR DAILY IHtAD Silted Thin by Th* editor Al«x. H. Waahburn tight Here in Arkansas the Record Shows Stevenson Is Truman's Man-I'm Ike's In the 25-year collection of cartoons from New Yorker magazine there is a scene labeled "1928." It's a picture of the docks. Some stevedores are looking at a campaign picture of Alfred E. Smith, and one remarks: "They say he's a good guy — but me, I'm voting for Prosperity." I didn't fall for that Republican propaganda back in 1928. Every citizen worth his salt knows that politicians and parties don't any more 'control booms and busts than they control the sun and the rain. Your editor ignored the phoney "Prosperity" issue and voted for Smith irv 1928, at El Dorado, because there had been scandals in the Department of the Interior (Teapot Dome's oil) and the Department of Justice (Harry Dougherty), and Republican Washington needed a good cleaning-out. Americans ore brought up to believe that if you don't keep your public officials honest you can expect anything you get — public or private. And what we got after failing to shake up Washington in 1928 was plenty! My view of the 1952 election may not square with the rest of the country, but then the rest of the country Was wrong in 1928 — bribed into forgiving the sins of federal government by an illusory prosperity. What followed in 1929-33 was a judgment out of the Old Testament. ' Next Tuesday I am going to vote for Dwight Eisenhower and against the following things: Corruption and mismanagement in Washington. The present handling of the war which we are losing in Korea. A cynical frame of mind which, under pressure of a monumental debt and the need for still more money, is causing the central government to change its fundamental form und reach out greedily for land and wealth' and power, wherever it finds them, and regardless who has them. The corruption, you know about — it even invaded for the first time on a national scale the trusted realm of the Internal Revenue Bureau . . . with $750,000 income tax claims against Chicago gamblers being settled for peanuts. That there was a political payoff either before or after is obvious. Big crooks go free. But if you aren't a local police character the federal boys put you in prison. About the Korean war: We're not going to get anywhere with Washington's present half-a-loaf policy. We got half of Germany and half of Korea — and we've already bought ourselves more than 100,000 casualties in what President Truman calls "a police action." America is holding up the world financially, but for how long? Do you know where 20 years of one-parry rule P and a war and "a police action", h,ave^pu,t us? .Lisjren.tp . this — from the text of Senator Byrd's speech to his fellow Virginians September 17: "Virginia's financial menace is the federal debt, of which our pro rata share, on a basis of our tangible weallh, is about 6 billion dollars. This 6 billion dollars is actually equivalent to the full market value of all visible property within our state — all the land, all the buildings, machinery, livestock, and everything else of tangible value. In other words, the federal government has in a few years mortgaged Virginia to the hilt, and to the full extent of the wealth accumulated by more than 300 years of industry and thrift." The financial pressure on the Washington govern- tf\ent is so terrific that it now contrives to steal, by legal stratagem, lands and powers which never in our history could be acquired except by vote of the congress or a constitutional amendment. * Federal lawyers suddenly laid claim to the offshore lands which state governments had held without dispute for 100 years. The lawyers bypassed both the congress and the machinery of a constitutional amendment and got the United States Supreme Court to rule that the tidelands belonged to Washington. The decision was 5 to 4. The vote of one man, in this nation of 150 million, destroyed property rights that had stood inviolate for 100 years. It is not what is lost, but the manner of its taking. Historically the United States Supreme Court has been the defender of the rights of the states and individual citizens. But today the court is a federal agent. F. D. Roosevelt broke its back, and now it's merely a bench of politically-minded search-and-seizure j. p's. Do you want the record? Just two sentences from a standard reference book, 1952 World Almanac: "Franklin D. Roosevelt: When the supreme court voided his, measures he demanded additional judges of congress. It refused, but resignations soon enabled him to replace conservatives who had op- ' ppsed him." I have been running the record qs written by Roosevelt and Truman, but today's Democratic nominee is Adlai Stevenson, governor of Illinois. What about Stevenson? Is he his own man, free to clean house in Washington, or is he bound to Truman and Truman's policies and friends? Last July President Truman came down to Arkansas, ostensibly to dedicate the Bull Shoals dam, but also to tqlk to young Governor Sid McMath. He endorsed McMoth for re-election, but there was speculation that perhaps the governor wanted something in the event he didn't win. We had that all wrong. Truman didn't come down to Arkansas to give McMath something. He came down here to g«t something from him. It's the governor who names the state's delegation to the Democratic National Convention. Truman was mending fences for his protege Stevenson. The original announcement in behalf of the Arkansas delegation to Chicago said it would vote for Senator Fulbright on the first ballot and then switch to Senator Russell of Georgia. But something happened. Truman passed the word for Stevenson, and the Arkansas delegation switched, not to Russell, bu.t to the man that Truman wonted- And now die President is out beating the bushes far him. Hope Star WtATNMM SOUTHWESTERN! F«lr tilt? afternoon, tonlehl ftnd Thuff* dny. Warmer Thursday ftftef-1 , noon. High thl.i nfterrtooft In th* CD's. ' ' ' T«mp«r«ture« High 86 Low 38 54TH YEAR: VOL. 54 — NO. 14 HOPE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1952 Mtmbtrt Th» AwotUM rt*H * AtrtH lurMM «f A». N*» P«W ClHl, I Mtt. Imllnt Mwtti SI, If II ~ MM PRICE 5e CG*;'<S No. 43, Allows Tax to Secure New Industry Editor's Note: This is thej third of a scries of articles writ ten for this newspaper, ns a member of the Arkansas Press Association, by Ray Trammell. Associate Professor, School of Law, University of Arkansas, impartially explaining the constitutional amendments and referred acts to be voted on at the general election in Arkansas on Nov. 4. Hope Theaters Purchased by McCord & Co. in 20-Theater Deal With the Malco Firm Amend Proposed Constitutional ment No. 43 (Authorizing Tax for Aid to In- di'stry) Constitutional Amendment IB was adopted by the voters in 1928. It; authorizes an election: if 10 per cent of the owners of real property request it, at which a special tax on city property may be approved. The rate for this tax cannot exceed 1-2 of one per cent (5 mills) of the assessed value ot property. When collected, the revenue is administered by an appointive board of three members who serve without salary. They apply the money ( in a manner so as to secure the' establishment of new industries within or near the city. This special tax, however, can be authorized only by citizens of Little Rock and North Little Rock and collected only in those cities. Proposed Constitutional Amend-: ment 43 would completely rewrite Amendment 18. It states that privately operated factories, industries and transportation facilities are necessary for the development of a community and Cor the welfare of its inhabitants. Any city with a population in excess of 1,750 persons would be authorized to hold an election at which the voters could approve a special tax on city properly. This annual tax could not exceed one per cent (.10 mills) ot the assessed value of all taxable property. The Continued on I*age Two With Sales in 28 Stat Plaswood Plant Here to Start Third Shift HopeCompai Employing 6 on 2 Shifts Nov. 18, Set for Employe, Employer Party Tuesday nl«ht, Novombor 18 tho definite dnto for the Chamber oC Commerce Hctnll Merchants employer - omploy'oc party, Employers arc buying tickets for their employees and about 100 duets plnnt in this town* tickets have already been sold. At. supports OS families, sells,-. lU, this early datu u tfood crowd Is [put In 28 ot 'tho 48 StHtoaV; uses 70 tons ot riiw mate: No Relief in Sight for Fire Ravaged Forests By The Associated Press No heavy rainfall appeared i slj'.hl today to douse the hundred ol dnmitKainfi tiros burning ove foiost ai>d brush areas in mor „ . than a score of states m the east-)main address. Dr. Gnhus' talk will It Is tho Southern cm half ot tho country. (follow immediately, tho banquet oration, headed by Guy E Some snow showers and a light meal which will bo served In Iho| of Hope an president. Thoro Is a btortd now assured for the party, Dr. C. L. Ganus of Harding Col- day without .requiring lego has been secured to bring tho tree to be cut down. Nevada Deep Test Drilling at 5,700 Feet Tho A. S. Buchanan A-l tcs well now being drilled three mile; south of Prescott on Highway 1! has passed the 5,700-foot mark ou of the proposed depth of 6,500 feet and drilling is still in the Eagl Mills formation. Officials o£ McAIestcr Fuel Co Magnolia, which is financing th wildcat venture along with John F. McGale, Shreveport, and L. A. Grelling, Tyler, Texas, said that the Eagle Mills was reached at 2,830 feet. By comparison, a dry hole was drilled in the city limits of Prescott about five years ago by George Christopher, Prescott, the total depth of which was 5,257 feet. In this hole the Eagle Mills formation was hit at 2,010 feet. Milton-Crow, Inc., Shreveport, is drilling the well. Pete Wardlow, Texarkana, drilling superintendent, said that aprpoximately 45 bits have been used in the operation thus far and presently a bit lasts about 75 feet. Company officials were unable to say whether they will abandon the well at 6,500 feet if drilling is still in Eagle Mills. The money set aside for this operation was estimated to be sufficient to reach a depth of 6,500 to 7,000 feet. Washington N FA Names Officers The N. F. A. Chapter of the Lincoln High School of Washington has clcced officers for the year 195253 under the supervision of Adviser J. P. Powell, instructor. The officers are: Robert Fellows, President, jun ior, Edward Nelson, vice-pres., ju nior, Alfred Phillips, sec., junior, Henry Fellows, treas., freshman, Oddie Raglon reporter, junior, Eural Finley, watchman, sophomore, Herman Nelson, historian, fresh man, John P. Tyus, parliamentar ian, sophomore, Claude R. Tyus Chaplin, freshman, and Archie L Windfield, song-leader, sophomore J. C. Tunstill Hope's Saenger, Riaito. and New, heaters are among 20 movie louses whose purchase from Malco Theaters, Inc., by M. S. McCord and associates was announced today. All 20 of the theaters are in Arkansas, with headquarters in Mr. VtcCord's home town of North Little Rock, and a booking office in Memphis. In most instances each town's theaters are incorporated locally. The local houses are operated by Hope Theaters, Inc., whose officers are: M. S. McCord, president; Robert S. McCord, his son, now in the armed forces, vice-president: W. B. Sockwcll, his son-in-law, secretary-treasurer; and J. C. Tunstill, veteran former Malco district manager, assistant treasurer Mr. McCord, Sr., and Mr. Sockwell, who was formerly manager of the western district for Malco, both live in North Little Rock but are widely acquainted in Hope. 1 was Mr. McCord who supervisee the rebuilding of the big Saenger theater here after the Busier morn ing fire which destroyed it during the war. Mr. Tunstill, formerly casten district manager for Malco, will live in Memphis as chief film-book- cr for the new McCord circuit. Manager of the Hope theaters is Eldon Coffman, native of Russellville. He started there as aa usher for Malco Theaters, Inc., in 1940, became doorman, operator, and assistant manager, then spent two years in the army. Afterward he returned to his Russellvillc job, but was promoted to manager of the company's theater at Uardait elle, and finally to the manager- ship of the Malco name theater m Pine Bluff. From Pine Bluff he came to Hope as manager of the local houses last August, and lives with his wife and daughter in the Bev- Eldon Coffman the' armed services. I^r. McCord und Mr. Prunlskl disposed of their interest In Malco Thaiters, Inc., last June; however, ^islti still retains a''Stf) rain hit parts of the Midwest, the East and South, bringing o measure of relief in some areas. Thousands continued fighting tho fires. Army troops and Notional Guardsmen wore called out In some sections to halt the flames from spreading from the wooded areas to towns nnd farm homes. In West Virginia alone there have been -150 fires which have bh.ckenul 150,000 acres. Officials s-ild the outbreak was the worst In .seven years. In Kentucky, nearly 200 fires have swept over some VJ500 acres. Six forest tires still were burning but under control in New York Stele. About 00 have ( been put out since Saturday. They burned over some 3,000 acres. Curtailment or halting of hunting because ot the fires appeared likely in some areas, unless soajc- ing ruins come soon. An estimated 1,500 fires have burned out nearly 5QOOO acres In Mississippi thls^fliorith., The situation also was reported critical ~ -" ' Missouri school cafeteria. The talk will engineer la John B. . then be followed by dancing *nd designed tho plant and games with big prizes. production problems', E. J* Cm| Duwcy Bnber, lu charge of tho 1» plnnt manager. "* J food, stated that a flnn array or hiumossmcn has been lined up to serve und wait tables. Tho final details ol thn party wore worked out at tho Monday morning Merchants Breakfast and there is genuine interest and on- on thu part of the em for tin: success of tho par ly. There Is a good crow ot ticket sellers making an effort to con- tuct the employers In the retail business and they' are urged to make early plans to attend. interest in tho Drive-In Theater, North Little Rock, Arkansas, with M. A. Lightmun; and McCord and Pruniski have owned tlic Park Theater, North Little Rock, Ark., for the past several years. The booking offices of tho new companies will be located in the M & M, Building, Memphis; and the home office accounting department in the United Building, North Little Rock. Virginia, Wisconsin Indiana Michigan Minnesota, Ohio, Oklahoma*New Hampshire Illinois New Jjbrsey'and Pennsylvania. FBI Seeking Three Kidnap Bandits ATLANTA (UP) ~ Tho FBI cc_n< tered'Mts nationwide hunt / " last ot three "mnnlac's ors" In the Southern" PlasVood. is .thej eat and most efficient of thn crating plants licensed s by ,,_ wood corporation, of Detroit^ other two sltUBtodt.in. No,w«J3r wliik, Canada/ and Wilton, NT/ \ Tho Arkansas plant began 1? o( t aliens in 1051, and has bo.cn/'i. a two-shift basis iomploylnK> J $ since March 10 of this year; R** Idont Basyc said tho company!^] go to three-shifts soon. f'|L Southern Pluswood on tho ,tw3 shift operation is consuming-;' tons'Of waste wood dally, ond\ uso moro thun 100 tons when third shut is added. Tho plant produces An underlay board, used be linoleum or" tile in Hitch* bath; a, sheathing board)''" exteriors with brick ve asbestos siding; and a, ce board, used by the furniture" dustry, to be covoved with '"*' The 'company 1 expects ar«4 Dr. Williams, Washington Pastor, Dies Dr. J. C. Williams, aged 01, the oldest active Presbyterian minis ter in Arkansas, died today in a Monroe, La., hospital. He was vis King his son in Bastrop, La. nnd became ill. A native of South Carolina, Dr Williams came to Arkansas in I860 and settled In the Blevins area where he was pastor of the Marlbrook Church. He was graduated from the Arkansas College at Batesvlllc in 1882, from Columbia Seminary In 1885 and was ordained by the Qua- chia Presbyter in 1885. He has served pastorates at Arkadelphia, Junction City, Scottland of Union County, El Dorado, Ites- cott and Washington. Surving are his son, Big Increase in Casualties in Korea WASHINGTON Wl — Thc Defense Department today announced the largest weekly increase in Korean battle casualties In nearly a year 1,218 killed, missing ond wounded. crly Hills section here. M. S. Lt. Col. Craig C. Williams of Bastrop. La,, The new total reached 125,204 since Ihe beginning of hostilities, The rise of 1,2711 last week compared with u weekly high of 3,530 uiinounccd Oct. 5, 1050 and u low ol 123 rcpuitcd last March 26. The weekly casualty toll has been comparatively high since early September reflecting the bitter fighting which has taken place during the localized but intensive battles for hill positions all along the line in Korea. . The Defense Department's weekly summary based on notifications to families through last Friday reported: Killed in action — increase 83; new total 19,260 Wounded — increase 1,146; new total 91,260 Missing — Increase 49; New tot-il 12868 Total — increase, 1,278; • new total 121,195. lowing Us easy capture of bandit suspect No. 2 In Jacksonville, Fla. An alert FBI ugont spotted 2V jeur-oki Charles Edwards Hopkins yesterday afternoon and arrested him without Incident despite the young desperado's loaded .22 caliber revolver and big switch-blade knife. Still at large was the self-styled "three-gun maniac" himself, 28 year old James F, Hill, of Framingham, Moss, who led his gang in robbing and briefly kidnapping 20 persons lost week authorities snld. The FBI sold Hill once had been committed to a mental institution in Massachusetts. Hill has not been scon since the gang broke up in Atlanta. The other member, 15-year-old Virgil LuMuy, went to his home at Nashville, Term, und wuu urrcslud thore uarly Saturday. "We will continue to assume he (Hill) Is hero until reported somewhere elso" said Special Agent Kline Weathcrford in charge of tho board, tolos^faf Southern i,I»Jj arc handled through Pla« ' l oration, of petrolt, whose; H. I. ifym'f"" "-'" "" J pcrtcnco in business, Bill Fleming Is Decpraferffcr Action in Korea NAVAL AIR Atlanta FBI o«lce a daughter, Mrs. Victor Clark ot Dallas. McCord of North Little I Funeral services are incomplete Rock, formerly vice-president oJ | but will be held at Prescott. »Ialco Theaters, Inc., has confirm- cl today the purchase of 20 thca- era in the state of Arkansas from I tfulco Theaters, Inc., Richards vightman Theaters corporation and| Malco Realty corporation. The location of the theaters purchased I and the acquiring corporations are::! Helena Theater Enterprises, Inc.,] 'aramount, Male ~ Theaters, Helena. Hope Theaters, Inc. — Saenger. Riaito and New Theaters, Hope. Blevins Carnival Is Friday Night The Blevins Parent-Teachers As sociation will hold its annua Halloween carnival Friday night Oct. 31, in the High School gym nasium, Mrs. Hap Brotherton, PTA President, has announced. A hotdog stand and various other entertainment and refreshment stands will be erected and a full program of njusic and skits wQ> be presented by the stuflents. wiB Thomason Heads Christian Men's Fellowship Group Earl Thomason, soybean and cot I ton farmer of near Washington, Local Editor Not on Radio Forum A. H. Washburn, Star editor, is not scheduled to appear on tonights radio broadcast from Little Rock, despite yesterday's announcement in a United Press Dispatch. Mr. Washburn was •called Sunday by John RudisiU, head of the Ar- Described as "extremely daiv gevous" in the FBI 1 alert, Hopkins surrendered without Resistance to an FBI agent who recognized him leaving the Jacksonville postofflco and trailed him three blocks. The former fellow-inmate of Hill at the Florida -State Prison had been walking the streets, > 8 box of Cindy in one hand and a newspaper In the other, since arriving a few hours before. Hopkins sftid he had come Jacksonville, his home, by from New Orleans and Birmingham, Ala, after patting with Hill because of an argument riday at Scottsboro Ala., 'according to the FBI. He said Hill took his. weapon and he bought the revolver in Now let Field, • Calif. —,Lt. Cri ard J, fflemjnif,. U?N, of Mr. and Mrs. C, : B: ot 817 West AVonue B, Hope! and, husband* Ot Mrs oi Mountain Yiw, ccntly awarded the Flying Cross during a, tyr wiony iwye. ' i ""' Lt. Cmdr. Fleming, who his w r ingu A« a Naval Av Corpus, Christl, Tex«». W3, ha» -been attached site'Squadron $. ft l^nvy „ cr squadron, »inc?.FebV, was recalled to' active ' the N«rvy\at.th« Korean Conflict, from th« aircraft tietam, the the to ^ head tbi ChrK participants had been released In»* th. First State ^r the year. M r. ThomaVon sucl' Declined this particular radio en' *U* V»*K /^Oi . **»* t **«*••*•**-«» »-.*• • >.»** ceeds Kenneth Ambrose of Hopa, fca ,5r m ^ Hot Springs Theaters, Inc. —|tian Church of Hope last night. Malco, Central, Roxy and theaters, Hot Springs. Pine Bluff Enterprises, ' Inc. — I The speaker of the evening WM Saenger, Malco, and Strand Thea-ljohn Cheatham of Little {topic, ters, Pine Bluff. Mote than fifty members of the. North Little Rock Theaters, toe. group with members of their fan*. am * Riaito, and Princess Theaters, ui es participated in the meeting North Little Rock. • • which was followed by a pie sup-1 been received. Star editor bad Students to Sell Magazines to Buy Equipment The Hope Junto?, . rm.r» /„_.._ ,» „_»., nn /i APEC feruw pn *cts and . * tonigW <Wf«OSsday). opened its magaziflje. #al«. drlv* yesterday, Ostler!,% tiW'WiJl «W . tlnue through November Ur accord! tm. o ing to Mrs. Mnk, M*W*k ffitetfl 1 ^" principal, Student sales by Bribers School United Theaters Corporation - per. A total of *86 was secured Carnival nwa and Grand Theaters Cou- h roceeds will b* WM«M»«P» at Guernsey Conway and Grand Theaters, Cou- for the pies. The proceeds will b* way; Riaito Theater, Morrilton; used in improving the church par-] Strand and Joy Theaters, Clarkes-j F0na g e . Raymond Robins acted as vill*. auctioneer. . . „, . . Associated with Mr. McCord ml Elected to serve with Mr. Thorn-1 at 7:30 Thursday ftigbt, Oct. the above companies are M. J Uson as Fellowship officers are: I in the Quemaey. &$jjp£} Prunista t>l North Lottie Rode, for-j Thomas fenwiclt, Jr., as vie*- tun according to " ' A Hallowew Gfimiyal wfll start *U. iijfi-' 4 ^ m«r Malcp E»c»4ive; W**» Sock- 1 president, Ernest Hockstt 94 s*r- retary, and R- L. Ponder M trew Th«r« wP* «f ment. ^» PI H'I H fer ya TV4IM

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