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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THI DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XUII—NO. 11 Blvthevllle Dally Nen Blylhevllle Herald Blythevllle Courier Mississippi Valley Leader HLYTIIKVILLK, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, t!M(> SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS RAN INVITES COMPROMISE WITH RUSSIA lord Will Lay Off35,OOO Men Steel Shortage Is Linked With Threat Is Seen lo Reconversion In Coal Strike U. S. Over The Hump But Must Produce! President Warns WASHINGTON, April 3. (UP)President Triuunn saict today thai rcconversion is "over the hump," but warned that a long coal strike would give it a knock out blow nnd lhat progress Ihus far would be "completely nullified" by failure to maintain price control. The President Issued a statement at bis news conference commenting on a quarterly report in which reconversion director John W. JSny- der said the country is in thc middle of a boom and must beware of inflation. Departing from the text of his. statement, Mr. Timnnn said (bat 1 if Ihc strike of 400,000 United Mine Workers (AFL> is protracted it would constitute a knockout blow to thc progress of rccomfcrsion. The strike started Monday and negotiations cui'mitty are deadlocked. Snyder's reixirt said production is now at the annual rate of $150,000.000,000, an ;ill-tinic record. But hc warned that reconversion still is jeopardized by the threat of inflation. The President said that although "w c still have large, critical problems ahead of us" the country is "over the hump of reconversion." . .. But, he added, "our progress to o j j A T C do not have an early extension nf our price control nnd stabilization laws." '- •„ .Without '.beyp '->ws. ,U>r Presit, ftent" said, "progress will be turn- 'etl into economic chaos." ''Likewise," he continued, "protracted work stoppages in any one nf n number of important fields— for instance, in the coal industry— could seriously delay our progress." Underscoring Snyder's J>lea for German V-2 Rocket To Be Tested In New Mexico A V-2 German rocket will pierce the stratosphere for miles in a test at white Sands Proving Grounds, New Mexico, north of El Paso. Texas. This photo shows the first test made on tho rocket for the purpose of checking fuel and controls. The fire and smoke f rom the nickel arc streaming over the desert a« the fuel test is carried out. (U. S. Army Ordnance Photo From NEA.) Crippled Girl Hopes To Walk Again After 4 Years Suffering There Is a crippled girl in Blylhcville, unable to walk for four years, who hopes that by her 16th birthday July 4, she will he iU>lc lo leave her wheel .chair.; That Ibis loii£ cherished dream may'be';realised Is also the hope ot* a few local individuals who 'have- given some money and'much time to the case of Bonnie Jean Baker, who loaves Saturday J'or treatment at a 'Little Rocfc.heapital. "I'm going to walk, again.^have * —...,,.. ,.. „. that hope to live for ami i'.'-know I \vill,".\ 1 Bonnie said as she hap-! a reporter late yesterday was going Lo be in the paper, just like the 1 o be ittlc crippled girl oV ^xlcnsion uf price control with his own. the president told Americans (hey nilidt not be ''complacent" about present industrial progress. KG alfio warned against laws that might prove unslabilizing. Questioned about the Russell-Pace plan before Congress to raise farm parity prices, Mr. Trnmtm said he wns against it. This plan, he said, would upset the apple cart it passed. Mr. Truman cited especially the fact that production of goods arid services for thc civilian market is higher today than ever Dtu: In appealing to the nation not "to relax for one minute our bat- He against inflation," the President said: "Our progress to date will be completely nullified if we do not have an early extension of our price control and stabilization laws, fur without them progress will be turned in to economic chaos. "Likewise, protracted work stoppages in any one of a number of important fields—for instance, in the coal industry—could seriously tlehiy our progress. Housing, too, iFwnn immediate problem requiring immediate action." Mr. Truman made a formal statement on the Snyder report at his news conference, then departed from his prepared text to discuss a number of troublesome aspects of thc current economic picture. Under questioning, he said a prolonged coal strike—which began Monday—would constitute a knock-out blow to the current progress of reconversion. near Covington. Tenn., sent to the Shrine Hospital in St. Louis because an engineer noticed her as he sped past her home. | Bonnie, sitting in her wheel chair in front of her grandmother's tielapidated rented house on the air base road, declared life again was wonderful. "My grandmother and T love everybody and thank everybody who has helped us and please put- that in the paper," said Bonnie as she looked down at her swollen ankles. Bonnie, told her story would go in the paper today, was happy. Nothing was said of the elaborate preparations and wonderful sendoff she had read in newspapers about the other little crippled girl receiving when she went to the hospital. The Blytlicvillc girl was satisfied that slu: hntl a real permanent wave— given her yesterday by Mrs. Frank WhlLworth nnd Miss Nell Hp.rri.s — and a bright corduroy jacket she had purchased with part of her $16 monthly welfare chock she now receives. Other Things Needed But Bonnie needs other things Myrtle Knight, must work and there was no one to care for thc helpless girl, the daughter and son temporarily had to stop school nnd care for their relative. The recent aid from the state welfare luis made it possible for the grandmother to pay for, -someone to care for Bonnie and lier relatives returned to school. "Everything Is getting \vrmdcrful ignin", said Bonnie as she told of liiow Mrs. liillinn Franks, instructor at Central School, has been secured as her tencher through a special "project." Mrs. McCall has had Bonnie visit Jn her .home three times, since Re-elected Lions To Have Smoker Meeting Here April 16 The losliig team in the recent, i\l- tciidnncc contest of Uie. Lions Chlb will "pay off" April 16 when they arc hosts with u Smoker lo winners, il was announced ye.sterday at Ihe regular luncheon meeting at Hotel Noble. Hirrmon-Taylor Is captain of Ihc losing team nnd Jesse Taylor, ci\l!- Inln of the vlclors. • During the business session, n committee iniule up of Bancroft Terry. Frank Whltworlh nnd Hnr- innn Taylor was appointed to make. Investigations us to details concerned hi completing Ihe Lange • Community Hut,'biiljt by-.the I't.S 'for'" USD by 'IjinKC children, Scouts and civic organizations. Present for Ihe meeting yesterdaj were three new members, William, who is goini; into the electrical appliance business; Joe Trleschmann, nutlitor. and Jim Walsh, connected with Swift and Company oil Mill. T\\o guests attending were Bryai: Christmas, ami the weeks were Milcy, new manager of spent in Mrs. McCall giving her hot, Wrotcn Company, and Horace E massages, sun lamp treatments and Thompson, Little Rock Lion who other aids which have helped her is federal income tax collector for general condition very much, Bon- Arkansas nle declared. Dr. C. C. Stevens made a call to the house, at request of Mrs. McCall, and assisted them in obtaining state aid. The "new" doctor said the case may be one of glands, instead of arthritis, and he has assured her he will do his best to find out. Coal Situation 1,300,000 Employes Of U. S. Roilroads Get Wage Increase By ITllltrd 1'rrss A steel .shortage, which threatens lo Increase ns a coal miners' walk- oiil coiilinue.s. cnrlullcd automotive operations today and rail quarter.' announced n IG-cent wage Increiinc tor about l.HOO.OOO employes Involved in waRe disputes with the nation's allroads. The Ford Motor Company said at Detroit lhal It would lay olT M.OOO men In the Detroit nnd other nrcns Umioirow because ot the steel shortage. Ford's announcement did not nttrilnilc the shortage to thc coal walkout. Hut. steel producers were curtailing operations and promising additional shutdowns on grounds thiit they lacked sufficient fuel. Hull and labor sources announced at Chicago thai rail arbitration boards hud granted Increases for boul 300,000 operating and nuprnxl- nnlcly 1,000.000 non-operating em- lioycs. Called Unsatisfactory Bert M. Jewell, president of Us: AFL, railway employes department, suld the award was "wholly unto the non-opeuUini: workers. Jewel! r.ald lhat (be ir> non- operatlng unions Involved, who had iought 30 cents nn hour Increases, would try again for R wage A railroad spokesman estimated that the Increases, retroactive to Jan. 1, would eosl railroads $584,000,000 n year. A Ford spokesman expressed hope ,;^ja-t.,_the layoffs ordered tomorrow would "lot tho company build u|: enough steel reserves to maintain .scheduled production and employment. Nearly 700.000 workers were Idle through strikes and shutdowns. 400,000 of them in Ihc mine worker? strike. John L. Lewis' United Mine Workers traditionally do not work without a contract, and miners' aiu operators' representatives wero To Withdraw Charges If Soviet Soldiers Will Leave Country NEW YORK, April 3. (U.P.)—Iran accused the Soviet Union tixlny ol a.sklntr oil concessions and autonomy for A/orlmijaii Province MM n price for withdrawal of Soviet i-roopK I rom Iranian territory but offered to withdraw all he charges if tho Kussinim would promise to get out of Iran unconditionally by May (5. Tliu Kiw.sia.iiH 1 insisted that their request fpr oil confessions wns not connected with evacuation of her trooiw hut did nol mention thc question of Azerbaijan autonomy I hose latest developments in the week-old United Nations Security Council crisis came at a short, Half 'hour Council meeting after n four-day recess. The Iranian and Russian replies to the Council request for more information on the Iranian situation arrived less than two hours before the meeting. This new hope has spurred those who know about the case to nsk the public to help, If any one cares to do so. The gift of anything will help and clothes arc especially needed at this time, it was pointed out. To Leave Saturday Because Bonnie leaves Saturdav and so a rejiorter was told the moriiing, 11 would be especially nice story bv Mrs. E. M. McCall. who to hilvc Bi't.s taken to her at th» has helped Bonnie since she moved borne of her grandparents. Mr. and White Citizens Asked To Visit Negro School Ail white citizens of Blytlicvillc have been invited lo visit Harrison Negro school tomorrow morning between 9 and 12 o'clock noon during which hours the school will to Blvthcvillc two years ago. She's going to St. Vincent's Hospital wilh new hope in her heart that she will walk again. The doctor at thc health clinic recently promised her hc would' try I hard to help her. But ft will take long time maybe and Bonnie has so little. She needs gowns—she has none. She needs underwear for she'll be up much of thc lime—she has none. She needs a summer robe— she has none. She needs wash dresses—she has none, she needs a dress to wear to Little Rock and the other things that make life happy for a 'teen age j pirl. Thc Nu-Wa Laundry-Cleaners cleaned her second-hand skirt, which she loves, bul her sweater shrunk too small to wenr. Life hasn't been kind to Bonnie but, she doesn't lell you that when y<l titlk w'ith her. She tells about how she began to limp when 11 years old and that she was hurl badly nl sclwol because sonic children pushed her and she couldn't hold U) Ihe' bannister because there's a rule against It and Wright Winner In City Contest Defeats Howard Moore For City Attorney In Voting Yesterday Percy A. WrlRht was re-elcclcd City Attorney of Dlytheville yestcr- lny In tho nnminl Municipal isicc- iou. dDfcutlni! Howard N. Moore >y n majority of IB votes. Tills was Ihc only contest in Ihc election In which Frank Whllworth was re-elected City Clerk; Jcsv M. White elected alderman of Ward One. replacing Ham C. Owens: Jodie ' meeting, continuing hb boycott "of I-. Nnbers elected alderman of Ward the council while It considers the Two, succccdlUK lay II. Welch, and Iranian [mention, nut UN ofllclHln The council .scheduled a closed se.islon for 2:30 p.m., bill n member of the secretarial said that 11 would "not be a formal executive meeting" bill rallicr "an Informal get- together." It was learned that Col, W. R. Hodgson of Australia vigorously objected to even an Informal closed meeting. The Iranian-Soviet replies mid Iran's new oiler to the Russians appeared to bring the council closer to a solution of tho Sovtct-Iran- lan dispute than nt any lime since Iran first raised It at tho London meeting In January. Gromyko Atment Soviet delegate Anrtrel A. Qro- inyko was not present at .today's This Information Is of April 3." The Iranian reply to the council revealed that although Iran pressed Russia tor n promise that withdrawal of her troops was not con- dtllomU on oil and Azerbaijan, tho Soviet ambassador In Tehran declined to give an unequivocal answer. When the Iranian .premier insisted that evacuation must be unconditional, the Iranian note to the council said, the Soviet ambassador n Tehran replica that: Uuperl Crafton re-elcuted alder of Ward Three. A total of 035 votes were cast which displayed Interest in the one ace. In Ward One. the vole was 15« said Iran's ofTcr would be delivered to him by UN Secretary General Trygvc Lie's ofllcc immediately. The [act that Iran and Russia replied U) tho council's request for Information—even though the Ilus- Mrs. Ben Knight, who live In the second house, facing north, after crossing the railroad on Chlckn- sawbii avenue en route to the air base. Mrs. McCall. at 1037 West Ash, also will cooperate in the matter. Five feet, two inches tall. Bonnie measures 29 inches In the bust. 27 inches in the waist, skirt length is about 23 Inches nnd length of dress bout 37 inches. She apparently •ould wenr a size 9 junior dress is her weight appears to be about house" in may see order that the Negro tkeep "open the public students in Ihcir classroom activities. This will be one phase of the | cer, and her stepfather took her to others didn't seem to understand It was hard for her to walk fast As her joints swelled and swelled she was unable to walk and had lo stop school. That was worse than I the pain, she declared. Her mother, although 111 of can- week's program planned by local an arthritis specialist who said the Negroes in, observance of National case was hopeless and she'd never Negro Health Work. be able to walk as long as she 11 George D. Hollls, principal, said, in this damp climate, that all while citizens who arc in- I Unable to go lo a dry climate lercstcd in the work and problems I they took her to Hot Springs foi or the school will be shown various the baths which helped her bit 1 activities of the school tomorrow. | she still could not walk. Injection! More than 500 Negro students o( i totaling 59 failed to improve he: various ages are in dally attendance, condition. he said, which creates a problem | Her mother died Oct. 30 and shi for the staff of 11 teachers at went to live with her grandparent Harrison, which like white schools their 10-year-old daughter and 14 1 of the city, faces the responsibility year-old son. of caring for more students than I Grandmother Works llio facilities will allow. * iWanr.e the Grandmother, Mrf 5 pounds and she looks no more ban 14. Her shoe sb.c Is 5',4 and' nust be wide, because of her swol- cn joints. When she goes lo Ultlc Rock, he will \K accompanied by Miss 'oily Wilson, of the county welfare department She will lake wilh her Ihc ccr- tificalc she recently won In the Books Bring Adventure" contest :ponsored by a Memphis radio station, her letter having won honorable mention. She also will take her school books for. with Mrs. Franks' help, she is trying to "calch up" some with her schooling and be ready for the eighth grade in September—If she can go to school like the olhcr girls and boys. Zal B. Harrison Unopposed For Circuit Judge Judge Zul B. Hnrrlscm. lo (laic, is unopposed in Ihc j'nco for judge of thc Second Judicial Dl.stricl wilh Ihc new.s dispatch ycslordny [rom Liltlc Rock nn error, It h:is Iwcn learned here. The Uvo opponents in Ihe Judge's race are seeking thc office held by .Judge Walter KIlloltKli of Wynne, now nillug the uncxptrccl lerm of his brother, thc late Judge Neil Kil- Icmch. JudRc KiUnugh is nol eligible for the office because of having Ix-cn appointed to tile position. With the deadline for filing, nnon May 1. no olhcr canclidalc hns Tiled for Judge Harrison's office. E. O. Ward, of I'iKgnU. and Irwill M. Greer. of Harrlsburg, have :m- nounced Ihcy will seek thc office held by Jiulpc Killough. This dislrtcl is composed of Clay Greene. (JraiRhcacl. Polnsell, Cross Mississippi and Crltlenclcn counties City Marshal or Osceola f s Re-elected Osceola *s an mini Municipal Klrc- ion yesterday resulted in n ti»!el Tffair with only one contest In N. Y. Stocks A T & T Amcr Tobacco ... Anaconda Copper Bclh Steel Chrysler Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Inl Harvester ... 190 7-8 ... 91 3... 46 5-8 ... 103 1-8 ... 131 1-8 ... 47 7 ... 72 3-f ... SO 1-2 ... 27 194 1-4 meeting In Washington to try to wrlle one. Coal operators charged that thc miners don't want to make a new I wage contract, because they were demanding acceptance of certain principles which Uie operators regarded as choking oft negotiations 3 before they began. Truman S«s Peril President Truman warned tliat long strike would deal a heavy jlow to production in thc reconver- sion era. Nearly 700.000 U. S. workers were, die because of strikes and shutdowns. The mine workers' strike accounted for 400.000 of the Idle. U. 8. Steel Corporation ordered a 53 per cent cut in production al- ts PlttsburRh pliml.s as a hew split, between thc operators and thc UMW threatened lo extend thc m(jic shutdown beyond the steel industry's two-week "safely margin." The cut was to be effective at noon today. Announcement of the steel ciirlail- mnnl came nflcr UMW President. John I*. Lewis and management representatives cuffed another fruitless bargaining conference. Lewis prescnlcd the operalor.s with a Ihrce-point union safely and sanitation ultimatum which llicy rejected categorically. Lewis, in turn, vetoed management's counterproposal on these issue*. for Wright iitul 75 for Moore at tho Man RnBwor wan equivocal—added to City Hall box; •'.' . ' '' Wni'<t"iSroVlx>x''a'l, Wels Butane office showed 163 for Wright unJi 162 for Moore. Ward Three'K box nt Mississippi County Lumber Company totaled 3D for Wright nnd 43 for Moore. Absentee were one for Wright and six for Moore. flesldenUi are eligible to vote In any lx>x for a Municipal Election so nctunl vote by wards was Impossible- to estimate with tho total of 349 for Wright and 280 for Moore.i Charles Bates Name'd Mayor At Sfee/e, Charles nulcs named Mayor of yeslerday was Hlecle. Mo., In which Jake Thrailklll was rc-cleclcd City Marshal, rteicaling Wcs Wll son, 411 to seven. Caruthersville Holds Election 'Write-In' Candidates Vie For Two Offices But Arc Defeated All city officials of Caruthersville. Mo., were reclectcd yesterday with ' l | he only opposition developing the election of city officials, n total of, 361 voles agalnsl 200 for 'ils opponent, T. f. Weaver. lie succeeds .1. l-\ Paltursou, who (lid nol seek re-election . Mr. Dales had served as alder- mnn for the past Iwo years. Voting was heavy wilh onjy one position. Hint of Clly Collector, unconlrslcd. Our: oilier name wns written In for this ofllcc which E. A. lioonc again will hold. Henry Lovclaco was elected City Marshall wllll a tola! of 353 vole.s against, 127 votes lor Felix Howcll and 81 for o. p. Drawn, Ills opponents. Fiiyclle Frame will serve a third term ns Police Judge. Hc was elected will) 306 voles agalnsl 187 for Asn James. In Ward One, Haxler Soullicrn was elected alderman for the Iwo- year trrm and Russell Frakcs for the one-year lerm. Mr. aoulhcrn was opposed by N. A. Rlckman and Mr. n-nkcs by J. n. .Morgan. Marshall Cameron wa.s elected thu prestige of Iho new organization. There had Ixreti some doubt.i In recent days that the Russian." would answer. Thc Soviet reply contended lha thc question of evacuation of So vlet troops from Iran hail been solved wilh nn understanding to gc out within one and a half months that other questions such as oil concessions ure not connected with withdrawn! nf . troops. Thc Iranian reply charged thai a.i lale as March 24 the Russians hud | raised Uie question o( oil concessions ami Azerbaijan aulonomy; that no Sovlel-Irnnfan unrierslandlng or agreement has been reached; Ihat the Russians have declined to promise imcondllloiial wiladrawal of their Iroops. Delegates Adjourn Thc council adjourned unlll 11 a. 111. tomorrow to give delegates a chance to study (lie Iranian and Soviet replies at the request of Secretary of State James F. Byrnes who. however, first called for miy furl her statement Ala wished lo make. "If a representative of Ihc Sovlcl Union would be willing to withdraw the conditions attached to withdrawal and assure us Uml Ihe So- vicl withdrawal of troops will be completed unconditionally by May fi. Ihen T would say lhat my government would nol press its clinrg- Famed Southern Author Is Dead Brilliant Career Of Thomas Dixon Ended At Raleigh, N. C. RALEIGH, N. a. April a: (UP) —Thorna* rplxori; author''of •"the Clainrrta'fi 1 - "and probably .one of the most brilliant orators the nation has ever prrxloei*!, died here this morning at the »gt of .82, folowlng n prolonged Illness, Dlxon, who in 1937 Mid he had. a twenty-year program of literary and other activity mapped out, succumbed to n three-year malady nt his home nt 4 a.m. Func:('l services will be held In Shelby, N. C., tomorrow, the hour /ct to be announced. He Is survived by his second wife, the former Maddellne Donovan, and two children, Charlotte .oulse and Thomas Dlxon, Jr. A hlrri child, Jordan, Is dead. A man who sucessfully juggled three distinct careers—as a writer, i Baptist preacher and a lecturer —Dlxon Is best known for "The Clnnsmnn," which was made Irjto whal Is claimed lo be the greatest of all film ventures under the title, "Hie Birth of a Nation." Although h c wrote some 23 no'v- cls, Including "The V">r>ird's Spots!' and "The Traitor," Dliton claimed that he never read any of his work once It was In print. "I have read and proof-read the manuscript so many times before the presses begin lo roll that I couldn't be .Induced to read one of my books," he would, explain. In the latter years of his life, cs furlliRi," Ala ink! the council. After adjournment. Ala told reporters he was convinced" that the council's action hatl strengthened the UN In the eyes of Ihc world and especially In Ihe eyes of smai nations. "I am crmally convinced that the Russian army will be evacuated from all Iranian territory within the new lime limit which can be fixed by the council at May 6." he said. Three Notes Sent The Iranian letter lo Ihe Sccur- lly Council revealed that on March for Ward Two. Other candidate was W. W. Flood. [or (lie two-year post, of alderman 24 the Soviet ambassador to Iran dellcvcrd three notes to the Iran- Ian government In Tehran. The first memo promised withdrawal of Soviet troops within five or six weeks and the memo itself had no conditions attached. 1 nut Ihe second and third notes Funeral To Be Held For Huffman Child when names of candidates were Ben F. Butler was re-elri mayor of Osceola wilh these other officers re-elected without opposition: James G. Coston, City Attorney; Miss Josephine Montague. Cily Treasurer; C. H. Bryant, City Recorder. Aldermen named were: Ward One— D. S. Lancy nnd C. n. Ayrcs; ' .[written in for the offices ot Mayor TICll I ft j r*l,l*r nr TmHoft nnd Chief or police. W. D. Byrd. who has served the city 18 y>-rs as Mayor, will again hold that office. Name of lien P. 1 Rogers, returned war veteran, was written In. and he carried Ward 'Four with 51 voles to 13 for Mr. ,Byrd. . Several nnme.s were written In North Am Aviation 13 1-2 Republic Steel 33 Studebaker 30 3-4 Standard of N J 693-4 Texas Corp 60 1-4 Packard 10 tl F! Steel '.' . 83 Ward Two-W. W. Prcwltt and A. fQr lh(J ()fficc of CWcf of p 0 , (c( , W. Young; Ward Three-Wade (|)m most am , CRnd | datc rccn , v . Qnlnn and Uraxton W. TSraRi\ cd was lwo ^^ A | bcrl Walker Announcement. of Mlsslssippt' ,,„ ln hold that position. Connly's voting was made by Uie othcr nf j iclil |., „„ r celcctcd. arc: County Election Commission. Lrroy' Q E Ho V, k( , r C | ty police Judge; ?"!'.*?' ?L,. L1C - n . C . h . V "l e ,' ^ c , h r!5". 1 r,rj Shuron Pate. City Attorney; Earl Tinsley, City Collector and Rouss . aron > Apnlebaum of Bljthcville . Bcnnctt CUy Treasurer; secretary; Oliver Clark of Frenchman's Bayou. Chicago Rye May . 219'-; 221'4 ?l!Ui 221'.1 July . H8'l. I48'i 14811 148'.;- Johnson, Clly Assessor. Aldermen are: Ward One, John Ahcrn; Ward two, Wyman Dlllman; Ward Three. Luke VanAusdall, and Wnrd Four, Dr. C. F. Cain AHa Troup. B-months-old son of raised the question of a joint Sovicl- Mr. and Mrs. .Inmes Troup. died Iranian oil company for oil de- Ihls morning. 5: IS o'clock, al their vclopmcnl In northern Iran nnd thc mine in Huffman. : question of aulonomy for Azorbal- Kuneral arrangements arc not j n n province. complete but tentative plans are The Soviet and Iranian replies lo lhat the funeral will be tomorrow the council were conflicting. ThJ morning. 10 o'clock, at the Cooler. Russians claimed thc question of Mo.. Cemetery. I withdrawal of Soviet troops wns set- Other than his parents, hc Is sur- tied. And as to other questions, the vivcd by four sisters: Frances, Mary, Russians said 611 concessions were thc author temporarily lurned his aUcntlon from Klu Klux Klanlfm to Communism, which he discussed In "Tli e Flaming Sword" published in 1939. During that same year, Dlxon. a wldowev, married his 44-yenr-olrt girl Friday, May Donovan of Cleveland, O., who hud be«n doing research work for him for more Ihan 18 years. Desplle his fame, both in thc literary and monetary sense of the- word, Dlxon considered his last Jon clerk of the Federal Court here a "backlog" by which he could be assured a means of support while I devote^myself to 'The Arts'." Always a Democrat .and a vlo- ent defender of state's rights, nev- crthless. Dlxon at one time was a outer" opponent of the New Deal. In fact, he was appointed to the, clerkship by Judge I. M. .Meekins, a Hepublican. Wilma Fay and Linda Sue; and j proposed to Iran In 1944 but "In- four_brolhcrs, Eugene. Jerry Thorn- dependently of the question of evacuation of the Soviet troops." Fay and Linda Sue; and ilhcrs. Eugene. Jerry Thorn as. Bobby Joe and James Edward. Cobb Funeral Home Is In charge. Stilwell Child Burned Victor Ray Stilwell. two-year-old There were these contradictory statements in the Iranian reply: "Regarding Ihc withdrawal of So- vlcl troops from Iran, there has '. been and there can be no negotisi- son of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Slilwell, lions. was removed lo his home, 329.Dou-j "They (Soviet officials and arniec gan street, yesterday from Skallcr's forcos) arc still preventing Hie gov- Clinic. eminent of Iran from exercising any Sintering second degree burns, ho authority In the province of Azcr- was admitted to the clinic Sunday. , baljan. His condition is Improved. Hc was burned when hc fell Into a pan of hot grease. "According to latest information from the Iranian government no understanding has been arrived at N. Y. Cotton Mar. . 27»0 2819 2779 2815 Mny . 2786 "2803 " 2773 ' 2803 July . 2788 2810 2774 2810 Oct. . 2787 2811 2772 3811 Dec. . 2783 2811 2TT4 3811 Spots doted nominal at 28-63 up 17. Weather ARKANSAS—Mostly cloudy, scattered showers and. thunderstorms In west portion today.' Not quite so warm northwest portion this afternoon. Scattered showers and Ihunderstprms east portion. Not quite so warm in west »nd north portions tonight. Thursday partly cloudy, occasional- 1 rain ••extmne. northeast In morning." Not quit* so wai'm. Fresh to strong southerly winds, shifting to west and northwest late .this ifternooa or tonight. '' ; p . "•'"' ••"-.;. "/. '

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