PAOB •LM'HAVILLB (ARK.) OOUROCR NEW* WEDNESDAY, JUNE » Roundup — Chinese Aircraft Bomb Shanghai Rail Yordi Target; Britain Face* Paris Showdown on Trade By The Associated Pitt* Nationalist Chinese planes bombed Communist-held Shanghai for more than an hour today. Their objectives seemed to be the north railway station and freight yards. No casualty figures were announc- fid by the Communists but the toil was expected to be heavy. Authorities cordoned oil several city blocks while ambulances rolled away tlie injured. House Votes Down Continuation Of Migratory Farm Worker Housing Britain J'aces Showdown Britain will face a showdown today at Paris In her economic relations with other Western European nations which will have an important bearing on the present British financial crisis. The 19 nation? which receive Marshall Plan aid are meeting to discuss international trade and a method of financial settlement between them. The united States is urging the nations to stop barter arrangements and enter Into many- sided trade agreements. This would mean that nations would settle their accounts in gold and dollars. Britain feels the time is not ripe for mutllateral trade. Britain's economic chief. Sir. Stafford Cripps, favors retaining the present system of bilateral trade. Under it. British economists believe they are better able to control dollar re.sorvs. Britain's dollar reserves have fallen below the danger point. Cripps has called a British commonwealth conference to deal with the crisis. A British treasury spokesman s.ild U.S. Treasury Secretary John W. Snyder will confer with Cripps on his forthcoming visit to Europe. •WASHINGTON, Junt 3»— (If)— # The House struck from the administration housing bill today • provision for continued government operation of migratory farm worker housing. The section via voted out of the measure 158 to 99 despite the argument of one members that the program had helped solve the problem that formed the theme of "The Grapes of Wrath." Thee heated argument on the political phtiosphy of the migratory workers housing delayed a final vote on the big housing bill. The House action keeps in force present law which provides for sale for 40 such migratory workers camps with about 1,500 standard dwellings Mid 9,000 other accomoda- ions. The camps were built under he old Farm Security Admlnlstra- ion, and some were constructed luriue the war to house people who allow the crops. Rep. poage <D-Tex> said rmny of the camps were built under a jrogram sparked by o. B, Baldwin, who managed Henry A. Wallace's campaign for President last year. '"Hicy represented a social philosophy," he declared, and appealed for maintenance of present law permit sale of the housing to Tarm operators. Rep. While (D-Callf.) said the farm labor camps had "provided a partial solution of the Graps of weight problem." POLIO Asks End of Hawaiian Strike A fact-finding board has made s recommendation to end Hawaii's 60-day old longshoremen's strike The board proposed a pay rise o: 14 cents an hour. Then union demanded 32 cents an hour increase when they went on strike. There wa* no Indication whether the men or their employers would accept, the board's proposal. The strike ha-s tied up all shipping to the islands and has stagnated business and Industry. Mrs, Alger Hiss Denies Copying U. S. Documents NEW YORK, June 29—(fl>)—Mrs Priscilla Hiss today denied she ever typed summaries of State Department documents for transmission to Russian agents. As she took the witness stand for a second day at the perjury trial of her husband, Alger, Def ense Counsel Lloyd Paul Stryker asked a series of questions abou the role she might have played in (he alleged transfer of documents. Whitlaker Chambers, self-stylec Courier for a prewar Soviet spy ring, charged that she typed cople of papers which Hiss brought homi as a State Department official. Mrs. Hiss denied she had eve handed over any of the govern merit's 47 exhibits. Including ton handwritten notes, to chambers, 'Hien Stryker asked: "Did yoi ever agree m the summer of 193' to make typed copies or summarie of State Department documents fo the purpose of transferring then to Mr. Chambers?" "No. Mr. Stryker," she repliei clearly, "I did not." Parlisian* Clash In Botofu Reports reaching Bogota, Columbia, tell or bloody clashes betwtrn conservative and liberal partisans In the Interior of that country. The government has warned it will move to crush "banditry." The reports said IS deaths were attributed to "political" killings on Monday alone. The -liberals lost part of their majority in the Chamber of Representatives in a national election this month. The conservatives under President Mariano Ospina Perez Van Zeeland will have to control the government's administration branch. Form* New Belgian Government Princeton-educated Pa'ul \lan Zeeland is attempting to form new government in Belgium. Va, Zeeland is a right-wing me;nbe of the Social Christian Party whid won the greatest representative i Sunday's elections. However, th party has not a clear maiority an form coalition government. He must de cicle now whether he wants a gov eminent weighted more heavily b labor or conservative business in teresta. Continued from P»g« 1. pltal business manager, said this morning that "we have been forced to place incoming polio patients In the hall; we have just about reached our capacity." For a short time this morning, Incoming polio cases were separated from regular admissions only by screens. Cralghead Starts Fund Drive In Cralghead County, where polio has reached the epidemic stage, efforts were under way today to afse $10,000 to help provide for he stricken children in that county. The. county, still paying heavily or care of children stricken In 1946, oday faces a problem of caring for 2 new cases o! polio which have ccurred this month. Attorney Marcus Pfetz. county hairman of the National Infantile •aralysls Foundation, said all of he county chapter's funds are ex- lausted. In addition, $1.500 received rom the national foundation will a\-e been spent by the end of hts week. ' "We can keep on drawing from he national foundation, but we prefer to do something for our;elves," Mr. Fieiz explained. Contributions were being accepted .oday and county leaders were mapping plans for an all out financial campaign during the next few days. Jonesboro churches will take up a special polio offering Sunday. New Cases Hospitalized New cases admitted to the Uni- •ersity Hospital this morning and definitely diagnosed as polio were: Mary E. Barnell, Bald Knob, White county. Doby Morse. Little RccVc. Shirley Swift, Holly Grove, Mon- rce County. Dr. W. C. Langslon, acting dean of (he University Medical school, said the situation at the University Hospital is becoming acute. "I don't want to tell any hospital, state or city official what to do." he said, "but I want to make It plain we have done all we can. When we reach our limit, we -will be unable to tell the next acute patient where to go for treatment the way things stand now." Ma-'sey snld jiospital officials had informed him that P° lto eases now entering the hospital are more serious thnn some of the light cases o! the disease experienced in the early part of the epidemic. Obituaries Mrs. George Williams Dies; Rites Tomorrow Funeral services Tor Mrs. Annie May Williams, 33, wife of George Williams, will be conducted tomor- fow at 3 pm. at New Liberty Baptist Church. Mrs. Williams died yesterday afternoon at her home on the Leslie Moore farm on Highway 18. She hid been til about two years. The Rev. Russell Duffer will officiate and burial will be In the Sandy Ridge cemetery. Mrs. Williams is survived by her husband, two children, Leon and Fleta Rose, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Sanders, and two brothers, Raymond and John D. Sanders, all of Blytheville. Holt Funeral Home is In charge of arrangements. Health Education Specialist Offers Suggestions to Avoid Poliomyelitis T»Jt» every precaution to avoid polio on vacations and weekend holidays, warned Mrs. Gertrude B. Holiman, honifc demonstration agent. Mrs. Holiman said that Miss Helen Robinson, extension health •ducatlon specialist, had pointed ut that the high number or cases f the disease at this early part of he summer and the 36 per cent .icrease over the same time last ear warrants every precaution. She ottered the following advice or vacationers and travelers: 1. Do not get overtired. 2. Do not plunge into cold water when overheated; avoid sudden White House Refutes Charge by Baruch WASHINGTON. June 29. <ff The White House said today that Bernard M. Baruch was "badly Informed' in his claim that the administration is taking a "needless gamble with our national security." An aide to President Truman tolc a news conference the chief executive will have something to say about Baruch when he ss*s the press tomorrf.v. This aide, who would not perml use of his name, took particular exception to Daruch's assertion in a speech to the Industrial Wa College here yesterday that ttv National Security Resources ft<>ar< had been prevented from acting or a complete wartime mobilizatto plan. chill. 3. Walch the newspapers. If they report infantile paralysis, take extra care about getting in crowds, washing hands, swimming in polluted water. 4. Inspect tourist cabins and camp sites for flics. 5. Use care if traveling In polto areas during the polio season. In the past, September has been the peak month. 6. Keep your general health as good as passible. This means to eat plenty of the body building foods, Do not overeat and do not eat too many starchy foods and sweets. Water should be pure and boiled if the supply S» from an open well. Taking water from an open spring, not pro|jcrly covered, is a hazard, 7. Premises should be cleaned up. Weeds should be cut. Garbage should be carciully disposed of. Open toilots should be sprayed often. Houses should be well serened. See that tin calls In the community or neighborhood are dlsjwsed or properly and flattened before discarded to keep out insects and water. 8. Rat and insect control should be carried on at all times. Read Courier News Want Ads. negotiations Continue I In Aluminum Dispute j LITTLE ROCK, June V. VP) Negotiators attempting to curb proposed walk-out »t Reynol Metals Arkansas mines were e peeled to "get at the main Usu under dispute today." Although little headway has b«< made so far, a spokesman for t> group said this morning that ) had hopes that "something mlg be worked out." The proposed strike would effc, approximately 1,600 Arkansas alur'J inum workers. ' NOW For Immediate Delivery FERTILIZER Ammonium Nitrate Blyttieville Fertilizer Corporation r$ Per Ton F. O. B. Plant We suggest I hat you fill your requirements now while the material is available. Less S% Discount South Highway 61 Phone 3105 Jury finds Mrs. Dickins Guilty of Killing Mather GREENVILLE, Miss., June tS. fAP)—Socialite Mrs. John Hick- Ins was found "ifulHy as charged" in the rose shears murder of her moiher but the jury could not agree on 2 sentence. The verdict requires a mandatory sentence to life imprison- mrnl. Mrs. Dickins was charged with killing her mother with a pair of rose shears last Nov. 17. The 43- yrar-old defendant contended a Negro intruder stew her mother. Make this Golden Discovery for Yourself! ,mV GOLDEN '49er COLLINS Made with Seagram's Ancient Bottle Gin AN AMERICAN ORIGINAL BIJTItLie FROK AMERICAN 4RAIN. »« fROQF. SIA6RAW-DISlltURI C0«f., New Summer Combination Suede and Calf Oxfords by FLORSHEIM Here's a smart and young idea that puts sparkle into a down-to-earth item. Harmonizing combinations of rich calf with soft suede in a dressy wing tip or a casual moccasin toe model. 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