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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTBEABT ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XUII—NO. 10 BlvthevUle Dally Newt BlytheviU* Courier Blytheville Herald Ulwlulppl BLYTHEVILLK, AUKANSAS, TUKSDAY, APKII, 2, 19<IG SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS' TIDAL WAVES FELT ALONG PACIFIC COAST Coal Operators Reject Demands Of Mine Chief Strike Of 400,000 Workers Continued; Lewis Stands Pat WASHINGTON, April 2. (UP) — Soft conl operators today rejected I safety demands of the united Mine Workers which President John U Lewis handed them in thc form of an ultimatum. Negotiations were deadlocked a.s the nationwide strike of 400,000 miners continued. Lewis told reporters that (he conferences would continue tomorrow, but that the union could see no use in continuing discussions if the operators' present attitude liersislcd. He sold that the management representatives had rejected three union proposals after being told that those demands represented "the irreducible minimum" thnt tile miners would accept in a new contract. Thc union then sought to recc«; the negotiations to report a disagreement io the full wage conference, but thc operators vetoed thnt proposal. 1 "The mine workers will not ac- rp'->» n roiitr ! «c.t, that won't, abate unnecessary slaughter (in mine accidents," L,e\\ is snid. He made public thc three resolutions rejected by thc operators' negotiating committee. They were: 1. The operators and miners would agree to accept recommendations of the U. S Bureau of Mines Inspectors, reserving the right to appeal to thc Director of the Bureau. 2. A safety committee of mine workers would be established Ji each nv/ > with authority to remove employes found working under dangerous conditions. 3. The operators would agree to prevent contamination of drinking wa^ei used bv occupants of com- "pa~ny-'owned •'•Houses/*' Lewis said the old contract, which expired midnight Sunday, provided for employe -safety committees but did not authorize them lo remove men from dangerous working pHi- ces. He snid the union had urged the operators not to vote against the three proposals to spare them "the humiliation later of voting yes." "We hoped they would save their own faces." he snid. "They spurned out suggestioas." The union then offered its motion. Lewis said, to report a disagreement, to th c full wage conference. He explained the union wanted a public discussion of the disputed issues. Lewis said that the operators, in voting down the motion, "flinched from tiial responsibility, desiring to continue their dog-in-the-manger policy and attitude." The union agreed to the operators' request lo resume negolia- timis tomorrow. "If the operators continue their present attitude, we sec no use i" meeting with them." Lewis said. ''However, we will be there." Rainey Case Is Continued In Court TojJqy The Criminal- Division" of Circuit Court recessed today noon until tomorrow after continuing the case of Rnlncy, beauty operator, charged with .grand larceny. Claude F. Cooper is attorney lot 1 thc defendant, arrested recently in Memphis and now at liberty under bond. Lee Ethel May Brown. Negro, wns found guilty of second degree nitrder nnd the jury recommended a sentence of 15 years imprisonment in the slaying of her husband, Otis Brown. Th c slaying look place 1:30 a.m Feb. 24 at their home in Shonyo quarters. Virgil Greene wa.s attorney for the defendant. This cnse was concluded yesterday afternoon after having beer the first tried since court opened yesterday morning. Also settled yesterday was ai appeal case with C. F. Brown acquitted of a charge of assault am battery for which lie was fount guilty to Municipal Court. The alleged charge wns against his wife Tliis morning was spent in pre paration for the Rnincy case prio to recessing. Judge Walter Kilough, of Wynne. is presiding. Signatures For Initiated Act Will Be Sought Educators Propose Plan For Creating Larger Districts LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. April 2. (UP>—Pinnl revisions to an initiated net (1ml would put every child in Arkansas In an accredited high school district will be made here Friday by the representative council of the Arkansas Education Association. Marvin Bird, president of the association, said, today Ihnti petitions will be circulated asking thnt the! act be placed on thc ballot nt thc general elections in November. A total of 17.347 signatures would IK needed before the net could bo plnc- ed on the ballot—eight per cent of the voters In the last general election for governor. Bird cNplained that (he act provides for the dissolution of school districts having fewer than 350—or SOO—pupils and for the consolidation of such districts Into a county-wide district. Russia And Iran Both Remain Silent On Request Of Council NEW YORK, April J. <UP>—A Mixture of hopo mid doubt prc- i'iiUc<i among United NRllons rtele- ;alcs today \vllh loss than 24 hours eft for I he Soviet Union and Iran to answer (he Dulled Nations Security council's request for more Information about the Soviet-Iranian dispute. UNO SecrotRvy-O^ncr»l Try«>e lilt's office revealed thut nt 11 a.m., EST—24 hours before tomorrow's council meeting and (he deadline for answers—neither party to the dispute had replied. Some delegates still doubted that (he Soviets would reply before April 10.—Their own deadline which the council rejected. But most of them still hoped that satisfactory replies would lie received in time to allow Soviet Ambassador Andrei A. Oromyko to resume his plnce at the council (able. Groinyko told reporters on his arrival at the Soviet consulate tills morning: "1 am In constant communication my government Dr. M. L. Skaller Sells His Clinic Temporarily Quitting Practice; Dr. Webb Will Take Charge Dr. M. L. Skaller, well known physician, is temporarily giving up his practice here because of 111 healtii and has sold his clinic to Dr. Floyd Webb. Overwork during the war yenrs has caused a heart ailment which he plans to Improve by an extended vacation on thc Gulf of Mexico in tfAUS. "" * . .-•-' When improved, he plans (o resume his practice here, lie said today. Dr. Skaller probably will leave BlytVicville wit Inn a few weeks to visit at Corpus Chvisti and Brownsville, Texas, before deciding upon the place most beneficial for his health. He then will be joined by Mrs. Skaller, the former Miss Francise Rosenthal, and their daughter, Joy Skaller. Upon their return here they will ngain reside at their home, 1505 West Walnut. The clinic, established three years ngo by Dr. Skaller, is in thc Ingram Building at 112 South First. Dr. Skaller began the practice of medicine here almost six years ago after having completed his Interneship in a St. Louis hospital. Dr. Webb is an oar. eye. nose and throat specialist who has hfld an office here for a number of years. a.s Is any other council delegate." Asked about chnnging tlic Iterlm headquarters from Hunter College In the Bronx to n Inrger place, he said: "It makes no difference to me. I am ready to .sit anywhere." He disappeared into the consu- ........ „ late without answering reports' One of the jobs of thc council will, -when?" But press attache Victory lecide if the minimum mini- unlnnchcv later answered the ques- pupils in a district shall be turn with "I don't know." f Ije to decide if the minimum number of 350 or 500. The other point to IK considered will be the effective date of thc net if it is npproved by' the people. Bird snid it probably would become effective July 1. 1947. if the 350 pupil minimum is set. but It would be postponed for another year if the !iOO minimum is decided upon. Under the proiiosed bill, the County Board of Education would become the bonrd of directors of thc new district, nnd would study the entire school progrnm of Its county. Then if the Ijonrd found districts too small to operate efficiently, they would be annexed to neighboring districts. "In this way," Bird said, "districts large support an accredited high school would be formed." ,.: • He pointed out that now there are 2345 school districts in the state. of which 2000 have less than 350 pupils and do not have Accredited high schools. More than 40,000 Arkansas youngsters arc not in high school, largely because of the present, system of small districts. Bird said. More than 500 members of the representative council are expected In Little Rock Friday to attend the business meetings and two joint Little Rock Chamber of Commerce- Education Association meetings. Spokesmen for Irnnlmi Ambasia- dor Hussein Ala, who was given!a vote of confidence and full authority by Iranian Premier Ahmad Ghavam Essnltaneh, said the Iran- Inn reply to thc council was expected aiii; lime. If and when thc Russians reply, council members would not be surprised If thc Soviet Union coupled It with retaliatory charges ngalnsl thc United States nnd Britain— especially in areas where > Hrltish and American troops are still in foreign lands. When Secretary of Slate James P. Byrnes returns to New York today he will have late reports from American diplomats In Tehran, especially one bj; assistant ml'il attache Cnpt. Alexis Gagarin who recently returned to Tehran from Tabri?,, the Red Army headquarters where thp Russians are reported preparing for Inrgc scale evacuation. Student Strike Is Ended Today Parents And Leaders Will Iron Out Issues With School Officials MEMPHIS. Tenn.. April 2. (UP) — A brief walkout by 125 boy students at South Side High School here U. S. Prepares To Send Envoy To Argentina WASHINGTON. April 2. (UP! — The bitter tension in U. S.-Argcn- tine relations was enscd somewhat today by the announcement that. a new American ambassador would be named this week to fill the vacnnt Buenos Aires past, State Department otfioinls were quick (o deny thnt the surprise decision marked a reversal of II. S. Policy toward Argentina, but most observers believed it was the , first step in a move lo patch up apparently had ended today a.s the | the No. 1 rift in the western hem- majority of thc strikers straggled back to class rooms. School officials enlisted the nid of parenls in ending the strike, which began yesterday. Pnrents and leaders of the strike group were scheduled to meet with school officials today to iron out student complaints. Thc strikers asked a longer lunch period, student government, permission to smoke in rest rooms if students had parental consent, reduction of thc detention period, two picture shows a month, and more lime for senior meetings. Prif.r.iUAj_ H. H. Gnuse said he would granT a longer lunch period and student government, it a ma- iority of the student body agreed Any additional lunch time could not bc'takcn from instruction time, he said. Seniors were promised ample lime for class meetings. Gnuse pointed out that smoking in the school building would violate fire marshal regulations and suggested that students wanting more Many Voting fn Municipal Election Today Voting was relatively brisk in he Municipal Election today with 250 votes cast at 1:40 o'clock this iftcrnoon. Second ward box wa.s leading with 26 cast at Weis Butane Gas Com>any office; 33 had been cast at 31t.y Hall box and 25 at the Missis- iippi County Lumber Company box. Only contest Is that of City At- orney with Percy A. Wright, holder of Ihe office, opposed by Howard N. Moore. Court Of Honor Held Last Night Awards Are Presented To Blytheville Scouts; 100 Visitors Attend. TEHRAN, April 2. (UP)—111 wns reported unofficially todny to be trying to pcrsimdc Iran to answer the UNO questionnaire (in Soviet-Iran relations In such a manner a.s to relleet an Identity of view between the governments. The Indication anywhere thv Russia would answer (he Security Council questionnaire dispatched lo Moscow nnd Tehran lust Frldiij came In thc reiwrts that the Soviets sought to slinpc Ilic Irunlai response to ngrec with their own. Amidst n whirl of diplomatic activity, an aerial survey showed lha Reel army tanks and artillery form erly based at Kn/vln had movci northward toward the Caspian pur of Pahlevl. Home-drawn artillery wns see moving north on the road from Kay. vin. 90 miles northwest of Tchrai lo Heshl. Most of the Soviet equipment hnd l>cen removed from Kax- vtn. A train was seen in the Ktu- vln stntlon, evidently ready lor u northbound run. Iranian iwlltical sources snld Premier Ahmad Ohnvnni hnd not. given wny to Russia on any major issues. 1 e the persuasion or pressure of the Soviet ambassador, Ivnn Sndchtkov. Continuing firm support frnm the American nnd Drlllsh governments hnd ennblcd Oliavani to hold fast, commentators repovled. Bui thc Iranians were convinced thnt the Russians earlier got some kind of an "understanding" from Cthnvnm iKfnrc they Indicated their intention of evacuating Amrbnljiin. The diplomatic battle Hint hud been going on for weeks hnd renchcd a new high. The cipher departments of all embnssies were shifting to a 12-hour day, nnd wireless transmitters were running ceaselessly. Thc present Russian "line" was understood to lie thnt the Soviets and Iranians have agreed that they must work closely us neighbors on bn.sis of "democratic" equality having cultural and economic ties. Ghnvani has given public approval to this concept. He has said repeatedly that Iran is anxious to hnvfe cooperation and friendship Vliju- 1 Rtisftia; But" ruT^was understood to be equally anxious to snfe- Bilnrd the country's relations will America and Britain. Tlic Iranian cabinet wns working in strictest secrecy on Us reply lo the UNU Security Council's questionnaire on the state ol Soviet Iranian relations, British nnd American embassies have sent extensive reports on Rus slnn movements to London mu Washington. The reports includci an eyewitness inspection of Tnbrl by Capt. Alexis Oagarln, nssistnn America:: military attache. Members of both embassies kept steady contact with Iranian officials. Consolidation Of Farm Credit Groups Studied No Representative Of USDA Present As Hearings Are Opened Hawaii And Other Islands Of Pacific Have Heavy Damage movies could go shows at night. to nclghborhooc N. O. Cotton NEW ORLEANS, April 2. (UP) — Mar 2790 2798 2785 279i MBV 2763 2768 2748 27& j u )y 2782 2786 2765 277 Oct 2791 2792 2770 27BS nec 2708 2793 2772 .phere. The announcement was nuthoriz- d by Secretary of State James V Jyrncs following a series of wcek- nri conferences with assistant Sec- clary Spruille Bradcn who was vithdrawn as nmbassador to Ar gentina last September. Informed .sources speculntcd lha he Buenos Aires assignment might go lo William D. Pawley. now ambassador to Peru. Pawley is one of Ihe State Department's lop diplomatic trouble shooters. It was also disclosed that a new ambassador would be named to Brazil and that the United States ind agreed to turn over to Cuba on May 20 the multi-million dollar air and naval bases it built in that country during the war. Adolf A. Bcrle resigned a.s ambassador to Brazil several weeks ago. The conciliatory gesture toward Argentina came only a few weeks after this country published its blue book charging Argentine president-elect Col. Juan Peron with pro-Axis sympathies. State Department officials said this country wns not withdrawing any of its charges. They also emphasized that there wns no question of "recognizing" Argentina because the two nations never had broken off relations. The Impending • appointment, they said merely reinstates an American dip- omallc observer in Buenos Aires. County Central Committee Will Meet April 10 The Mississippi County Democratic Central Committee will meet Wednesday. April 10. at the Dly- thevillc court house for the purpose of fixing filing fees for Ihe Summer elections, it has been nounccd by Jesse Taylor, chairman Thc approximately 60 member; will convene at 10 a.m. With noon. May 1, the deadlin for filing for county officers, is expected that wide interest wil taken in this meeting. The largest North Mississippi bounty Boy Seoul Court of Honor i several years was held last light at. Blytheville High School. [ In addition lo the 100 Scouts nd leaders present were approximately 100 visitors. Eight troops jvere represented. Three Scouts. Bobby Coleman. tichard Linn nnd Stephen Hoover, vcre presented Life Awards by 'hilip J. Deer. Those who received irst clnss badges were Thomas Tince. John Regcnold, Billy J rivctt, Curtis McDadc, James Westbrook. Joe Poe. Loy Eich. and Frank Wagner. These awards were presented by Percy A. Wright. Vcrnon James of Osccola presented first class awards to Randolph Boyctt. Billy Prichard, Gralam Sudbury. A. O. Shiblcy and Donald Rice. Receiving second class badges, presented by the elder Mr. Sudbury. were Ray Bunn. Lloyd Ford, Franklin Sanders, Troy Ncwburn. Richard Brndshaw, Richard liar- din. Kenneth Mcrritt. Gilbert Hisher. J. W. Booker, Alex Trotter Tydings Renews His Demand For WASHINGTON, April a. (UP) — The Agriculture- Department lo- <lny iBiiored (he start of Sennit hearings cm n bill Una would remove federal farm credit auenclca from Its control. Chnlrnmn Elmer T'homns. I). Okln,, repeatedly risked ir there wn. "anyone from thc Agriculture Uu- imrttm'nt in thc room." Nolxly upoke up. so Thomns noted for Ihe record Hint the Department had been notified of the .session, hnd been Invited to semi witnesses—nnd hn<l been expected to present Its view first. Thc Agriculture Department said Inter It had received no Invltrt- llon or notice of the hearing so fnr, and would of course linvc had representatives itt the henrlng If an Invitation lintl been received. A department spokesman snld lie ndctstood Thomnn hud sent n ctter but that it had not arrived i yet. The measure, passed by Ihe house, vmild consolidate all federal ngrl cultural lending n^cnclcs in an grlcultural credit agency. Tile Agriculture Department op- wscd it In house committee lienr- ngs, Some senators expressed ni mgs before testimony was taken. Sen. John H. Bnnkhcnd, D., Ala., I snld he wa.s "looking for some pro- Yoncnt' 1 of tile measure. "Who Is Ihe sponsor?" asked Sen. Henrlk Hhlpstcnd. R., Minn. "I Just don't know," Hankhcad replied, slinking his head. Thomn.H snld li c didn't know either. Russell Smith, legislative secretary for thc National Fanners' Union, wns thc first witness, He opposed the bill. He (old tile••senators Ihnt "the Farm Bureau Federation. the Orange, nnd tlie National Council of Farmers' Cooperatives" arc sponsoring tlie bill. Smilh said he believed Ihe bill "would lead lo destruction of the Farm Security Agency," ho nddcd. Fred Bailey, legislative counsel for the National Orange, said a .special credit committee of Hie Orangs, American Farm Bureau Federation and National Council ot Farmers Cooperatives had recommended legislation of this sort after "three or four years" of tudy. He said establishment of a sln- ;le farm credit ngency would rc- .ult In "a sounder system of agrl- :ullural credit." Late Bulletins MANILA, Wednesday, April -3. [I!I') — llnufflrlal hut reliable Kourcrs reported thul Gen. Mat<u- liuni tiomnia WLIJI executed by a. firing squad hetwevii midnight ami 1 a.m. today. ATHKNS, April 2. (Ul 1 )—Thc r<i|iull^t I'urty, victor In Sunday's rlrctUm and advocate of quick rrin.sUltrnu'nt of King CieorKe II, accepted an Invitation from Re- Xfiil Archbishop Dumaxkino* today (n form a new Qreck government. WASHINGTON, April 2. (UP) —A Senate lUnklnjt Subcommittee today restored to the admin- tstrutlon's emergency Veterans Housing Dill the S6I10,000,«J ma- Irrlnl sutislily that wan cut out by the llou*e. OTTAWA, April 2. (IIP) — (len. A. O. I,. MoNnugliUm tins torn appointed Canadian repre- scnlalivn on the United Nations Alnnilr Knrrsy O o m m I NK i o n t I'rlmc Minister W. I,. McKenzle Klnjt announced In Common* today. OSLO, April ^. (U.I'.)— Her- hrrl Hoover arrived here loday on liLs foot) lour cif F.urope. WASHINGTON. April 2. (UP) — The case of Edwin W. P.iulcy nnd his Ill-fated .nomination lo be Undersecretary of the Navy stirred again today after uclng burled less Umn a month. Sen. Mlllord E. Tydings. D.. Md., It wns learned. Is renewing his demand for a look at orijjlna copies of the .sensntioiml memoranda which former Secretary ol the Interior Harold L. Ickes wrote about T'nnlcy—and other Ucmo- crnts. too. Tydings. a Pnulcy defender, is Inking up the question with chnlr- mnn David R. Walsh, D.. Mnss. of the Senate Naval Affairs Committee which held weeks of explosive hearings on Paulcy's nomi nation before it was withdrawn by President Truman. Ickes gave the committee only edited down copies of his notes .Toe Russell Charles Bclknnp Some committee members though Two Candidates File For Circuit Judge Interest in politics is growing as more candidates enter races involving Mississippi County citizens. Judge Zal B. Harrison, who already has announced he would be candidate to succeed himself as Judge of the Second District, apparently will have two or more opponents. E. G. Ward, of Piggott, has announced there he wold seek the Post and James L.. Order, of Harrisbtirg, has said lie would be a candidate. Thc district is composed of Clay, Greene. Craighctid, Polnsctt, Cross Mississippi and Crlttcnden counties. Chicago Wheat July Kept 18314 183V; 183','j 183'i 183\i 183M. 183U' lB3!i Franklin Warlh, Walter Bradley. Raymond Doyle. Philip Deer. Fred Child. Garland Oiilcnwater, Buford Hooper. Russell Phillips, and Bill Wunderlich. Merit badges went to Thomas Prince. Franklin McGruder. R B. Hodge. John, Regcnold. Kenneth Merrill. Clyde Perkins. G. G Hnr- din, Randolph Boyetl. IJoyd Ho- ott. Max Harbor. Benny Prichard. Curtis McDade. Graham Sudbury. iobby Colcmnn. Harvey Poguc. A. O, Shiblcy. Charles Phillips. Billy 'rivltt. Richard Lum. Jimmy Pnr- rish. Joe Poe, James Westbrook. rloward Bailey. Jimmy Lowe. Billy Williams. Frank Wagner. Steven Hoover. Donald Rice. Loy Eich. and Russell Phillips. These awnrds were presented by W. L. Horner and Jack Finley Robinson. Conducting the Tenderfoot Investiture service were two Eagle Scouts, Jimmy Lowe and Randall Hawks. Tv;o men. J. C. Lowe and Lloyd Ward, were presented 10-year veteran badges. The opening service was by Blytheville Troop 31 and J. C. Lowe gave the Invocation. Group singing was led by Noble Gill. Mr. James introduced Scoutmasters present and Mr. Sudbury, members of thc Court of Honor. The retiring flag service was by Troop 31. Back Stanf ield For jaycee Post Local Organization Supporti Member For National Director Olho Stnnflcld will be supported for Ihe office of National Junior Chamber of Commerce Director by members of thc local orgnnlzatlon. It was voted to support Mr. Stanfleld at lust night's meeting at thc club room. By United fma --< •- j Tidal waves hammered the Alas- i k«n coast today, sweeping down on the Dutch Harbor naval base In the ' second day of oceanic turmoil which devastated some areas of Hawaii whoro 300 persons were reported dend or missing. '• At San Frunclsco, tho Coast Guard reported that heavy waves —which It called "tidal waves"— were running along the coast line , at five minute Intervals In the s£ri Francisco area. The Coast Guard snld tho waves were four to five feet high, and began hitting the const In thc Point Arena area every three or four minutes starting at :15 a.m. P8T. Earth tremors shooltthe Aleutian hnln early today. Navy officials escribed it as a two-minute quake f low Intensity. Four hours later, about 4:30 a.m. Dutch Harbor time) Dutch Har- or naval officials said a tidal wave ' It the imviil base there, snapping ferry cable but causing no other The original surge of water, hurncd up by eubmarlne earth- piakes, smashed against the coasts of North and South America, IK* ! Inwallnn and other tiny Pacific ' slnnds, yesterday. At least MO persons were known iftd and the damage was expected o run Into many millions of dol- ars. A Hawaiian official said at east 300 persons were dead or nlsslng. .-. A Navy pilot riding high over the Bering Bca, radioed that he sighted a huge wave, traveling about 35 miles an hour, near the air base at Naknek, Alaska. He said It seemed to be heading for the rugged Kvlchak coast on the north side of Alaska, threatening dozens ol little communities. '••';•* " * Reports of the blows at the Alaska peninsula came as the first waves appeared to be receding. Alert warnings had been continued, however, at Kodlak on* Alaska and In the Hawaiian Islands. Real-Adm. Ralph Jacobs, commander of the Alaskan sen frontier, said "emergency warnings" were given all personnel. Lute reports from Alnska said that no new waves were sighted yet today south of the Alaskan peninsula. They said the new tremors Nomination for National officers seemed weaker and possibly would Milk Strike To Continue In Memphis MEMPHIS. Tenn.. April 2 (UP) —Milk producers in the Memphis area lodny prepared for a prolonged milk strike after being notified that, the Officfc of price Administration planned no further 1m- mcdinte action on Ihelr demands for Increases In price ceilings, Lloyd Friend, secretary-manager of Ihe MId-SouLh Milk Producers Association, said OPA's stated Intention to stnnd pat on a 39-cenl per 100-welghl price Increase grant meant "thc consuming public is going to go without milk uplll OPA gets off Its nrbltrary position." The strike had cut Memphis' milk .supply to 10 per cent of normal and had limited deliveries lo essential consumers only. will be held April 26. 27 and 28 at Pine Bluff. Delegates from this organization arc Mr. Stnnflcld, Thnd Nicol, Jimmy Stevens and William Wyatt. who will appoint their own chnlr- man. A special conch will take Bly- Ihevllle Jnycees to Pino nluff with 50 members expected to attend. net reach Hawaii. WASHINGTON, April 2. (UP) — The giant tidal waves now lashing the Pacific are far from more violent than even the disturbances expected to be created by the atom bomb tests. Navy seismologists said the atom- Induced sofsmic wave would not be At this convention, Mr. Sinn- n ' or o than a few feet high and prob- fleld will be n candidate for clec- ably would not be noticed outside lion aft the Arkansas nominee tori the Marshall archipelago, thc office of National Director. The tidal wave which boiled up An employee of Langston-Wro-' from the floor of the Pacific pc'enr ten Company here, he now holds and was rushing toward Kodlak Is- Ihe office of Slate Director. Hetlnnd oft Alaska was reported to bt wns appointed lo this office to 1100 feet In height. fill the position of the Intc Cecil Wroten, A new committee appointed, under the chairmanship of Goodman, wns the Governmental Affairs Committee. Other members are o. B. Uufflngton. James Klrkland, John Edwards nnd Henry Davis. Services To Be Held For Brewer Infant Cmdr. Roger Revelle, atom bomt expert, said the bomb was cxpectec „.. to start n submarine landslide 01 H. B.Uhe outside rim of Bikini Atoll This would CR-USC water to rush ii from all sides, creating a very lonf or seismic wave. • The wave would be similar to on formed when you drop a pebble I the water, he said. "It would t comparatively high at the center la would decrease rapidly In height tt farther away from the point of tt explosion. ' " " at Ihe time that they were getting the originals, although Ickcs not say so. Tckes testified that one of hi memos—nddrcesed to himself—de scribed how Pauley. a California oil man. in September 1944. offered him "thc rawest proposition I ever heardr." 'Hits, said Ickes. was an offer Hint Pauley could raise $300.000 in Dcmocrolic campaign contributions from California oil men if Ihe government would not file a law suit for title to the oil- rich tidelands. Livestock N. Y. Stocks A T & T 190 Amcr Tobacco 91 Anaconda Copper 4C 3-8 Beth Steel 102 7-8 Chrysler 128 1-2 Gen Electric 471-2 Gen Motors 72 N Y Central 27 int Harvester 92 1-? North Am Aviation 131-2 Republic Steel 32 7-8 Radio 167-8 Soconv Vacuum 16 1-F Studebtikcr 301-2 Standard of N J BO 3-4 Texas Corp 59 5 Packard 10 1-8 U B Steel 83 1-8 ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111.. April 2. (UP)—(USDA> -—Livestock: Hogs—8,300: salable 8,500; active o all Interests, Fully steady. Enrly clearance. 15 per cent of run weights inder 160 Ibs. Barrows and gills. S1480: sows and most stags $14.05; leavy stags. $13.75: boars. $9-12. Cnltlc 4,400; salable 3.500: calves, 1.600. all salable: 30 loads of steers iicre. Market strong on steers and heifers. Cows, bulls and vcnlers. steady. Good and choice stcer.~. M5 50-16.65; medium to good. $1415.25; medium to good heifers and mixed yearlings, $12.50-16; odd head good cows. $13.50 and above; common and medium beef c6ws, $9.5012: canners nnd cutlers, $7-9; beef bulls $13.75-14.25: sausage bulls $11.50-13; choice venters $17.90; medium to good $13-16.50: nominal range of slaughter steers. $11-17.50; slaughter heifers $10-17.50: slocker and feeder steers, $10.50-16. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon for Eddie Lee Brewer, onc-wcck-old Kin of Mr^and Mrs. Curtis Brewer who died early that Iny nt the family residence of Num- icr Nine community. Condition of he mother Is satisfactory. Buriftl was made at Number Nine emetery with Holt Funeral Home n charge. N. Y. Cotton Mar. May July Oct. Dec. 2787 2787 2703 2790 2787 279fi 2732 2796 2732 2791 2773 2773 2777 2774 5770 2793 2786 279 2790 3785 McConneH Accepts Post In Little Rock J. R. McConncIl has been transferred to Little Rock by the Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., and begun his duties there as facility engineer. He worked here 11 years as wire chief for the company. As soon as living arrangements can be made, he will be joined by Mrs. McConnell and daughter, Mary Ann. Automotive Service Dealers Will Meet All automotive service dealers of this city are asked to attend a meet- Ing with OPA officials tomorrow night, 7:30 o'clock, at the City Hall it was announced by L. Q. Nash chairman, Price Control Board. Joe D. Lee, head of the service unit. Little Rock District Office will be present. Automotive services will be discussed. Copt. Charles Saliba Returns From Service Capt. Charles Saliba has return ed home from Army service ar with his brother, Fred S. Salib will operate the Saliba Wholesa Company located at 223 West As Captain Saltba. long a residei of Blytheville. is on terminal lea' until April a7. In the Army A Forces four years, he served «s ground officer. He was stationi at several bases in the Uniti States. . : '• . The two brothers plan to expat their wholesale beer, tobacco ai candy business. Luxoro Child Dies; Services Tomorrow Mary Etta Brown, two-year-* daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wil Brown, died this morning, 8 o'ctoc at the family residence nsar Lu ora. ' . ''.' Funeral services will be held t morrow morning, 10 o'clock. Sandy Ridge Cemetery by the R< L. G. Miller, pastor of New Llbe'i Baptist Church. Besides her parents, tne en Is survived by a sister, Agnes I rine Brown, and a brother, WU Eugene Brown. Cobb Funeral Home Is In chart Chicoqo Rv* May . 222 322% 219W 519% July . 14*14 14tVi l«tt 14IK

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