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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 10, 1946
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%. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS imt DOiCNAMT imt DOiCNAMT NEWSPAPER or VOL. XLIII—NO. 17 BlythevUle Henld UUdksippI VaU»r AMANBAB AND soormAaT MISSOURI BLYTHEVILLE. ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 1<MG SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS POLAND SEES 'PEACE THREAT'INlPAIN Marianna Leader To Speak For Free Enterprise Group Tonight Mine Leaders End Conference UMW Committee Stages Walkout In Washington Talks Colled 'Futile;' Harvester Company's Dispute Near End By United Press Negotiations collapsed today in the 10-day-old coal walkout, which has made 400.000 bituminous miners Idle, but n settlement plan was agreed upon .by the union and company officials for ending the International Harvester Company strike. United Mine Workers Chieftain John I,. Lewis and members of his negotiating committee stalked out of the soft coal wage conference in Washington shortly before noon with an announcement that further discussion was futile. The All North Mississippi County residents who "want to LMicounige advancement of national prosperity in the natural way and to promote good will Ix-tween employers and employes are urged to attend a meeting tonight at the Court House here when John L. Draggett, of Marianna will speak in the interest of the Arkansas Free Enterprise As- socmtion, it was announced this morning by J. H. Grain of " « Wilson, an officer. This will be the second of jtwo meetings held in Mississippi county nl this time with Mr. Dnggctt dated to speak at 2 p.m., at the Osceola Court House to South Mississippi county residents. With a motto of "Eternal vigilance is th c price of liberty." a rigorous program of action Is bc- !o "portcct our free of life and to end City Will Buy Disposal Units New Garbage Service Wilt Be Offered Here; Officials Installed Members of thc city council last night moved toward "a solution of miners' walkout—reportedly [ the city's garbage disposal prob- Ihe result of the operators' refusal to report a disagreement to the full wage conference of mines and operators—followed hints by Secretary of Labor Lewis B. Schwcllen- baclj of possible government intervention unless progress was reoort'.'-.l within the next few days. Representatives for International Harvester Co. and 30.000 CIO United Farm Equipment Workers reached agreement last night on a new contract providing an 13-cent hourly wage increase. The agreement is to be submitted to thc union's harvester council tonight. If accepted the workers are expected to return to their Jobs this weekend. Return of thft harvester employes would cut the number of strike- Idled American workers to 623,000. Schwcllenbach said the government would give disputants in the lem when they voted to purchase two modern garbage disposal units, together with Irucks upon which they will be mounted. Total cost of the new equipment will be approximately $7,000. and city officials said they hoped it could be put into operation before July 1. Plans call for thc employment of a director for this service which the city will operate on a fee basis. Families will pay 75 cents per month for garbage disposal service and commercial establishments will pay fees based on a scale which will be determined before lhe service is started. The program will insure all residents of Blytheville a dependable garbage disposal system serving all parts of the city, it was pointed out. a few more days" to reement. He said the ieri-wcrtfi(f deciac' what' coal strike reach an ' a • ; goverfiinene action to take. Seizure of the mines was not contemplated, he said. Other labor developments: 1. CIO and APL unions set midnight Saturday as the deadline for n strike of sugar refineries along the Atlantic seaboard. 2, Striking tugboat workers withdrew their picket lines at most piers in the port- of Philadelphia and some 7.000 harbor workers who had refused to cross the lines were expected to return to their jobs. •3. Ford Motor Co. was recalling 35,000 production workers laid off because of the steel shortage. 4. James C. Petrillo. president of the AFL American Federation of Musicians, opened contract negotiations with eight major motion picture companies by presenting 91 demands, including one that the present minimum salary of $5,200 a yea: be doubled. Grant Oakcs. president of the CIO United Farm Equipment and Metal Workers Union, said he was "quite confident" that the union's harvester committee would accept the new contract. Eleven harvester plants have been strikebound for RO-days. Assistant Secretary of Labor Jol W. Gibson, who personally conducted the harvester negotiations, said he was hopeful that Allis- Chalmers and the J. I. C:ise Co. would follow the lead of Harvester with speedy settlements. Soft coal operators and represcn- latives of the AFL United Mine Workers Union yesterday charged each other with "stalling" as another day of fruitless bargaining ended. UMW President John L. Lewis said the attitude of the operators "holies any hopu of negotiating n contract with them." The operators replied that Lewis had refused to tnlk about the "main mid important" issue of wages, and that there had been "no real collective bargaining." Sugar workers set their strike riate after three companies operating refineries in Boston, New York. Philadelphia and Baltimore refused to accept a government fact-finding board as arbiter in their wage dispute. The unions demand an 18 *•• cent hourly pay boost and the companies have offered 13 cents. William Collier, field representative of District S50. United Mine Workers (AFL). said 200 Philadelphia tugboat operators would continue their wage strike, although picketing was limited to two piers where tugboats lie strikebound. The council members also re-appointed J. Mcll Brooks secretary and-'treasurer'of the tic-using AiP thorily of the City of Blytheville at last night's session. Other members of the board are: R. E. Blaylock. chairman; Melvin Halsell, W. Paul Pryor and B. G. West. City officials named in the recent Municipal Election were installed. They include Prank Wriit- worth, city clerk; Percy Wright, city attorney; Jesse White. Jodie Nabers and Rupert Crafton. aldermen. Mr. White and Mr. Nabers are new members of the councy. Senate Rejects Price Ceilings On Homes, Lots WASHINGTON. April 10. (UP> — The Senate today denied Housing Expediter ^Wilson w. Wyatt power lo put price ceilings on existing homes and building lots. Voting 41 to 33. the Senate 'adopted an amendment offered by Sen. chapman Revercomb. R., W. Va.. to strike provision for the ceilings from thc pending emergency veterans housing bill. It was a defeat for thc administration, which contends they are needed to stop Inflationary spiral- ling or prices on homes and lots. Revercomb and oilier Republicans contender! imposition of ceilings on existing homes and lots would "invade the traditional right of an American citizen to either sell or retain the home he owns." Senate Democratic leader Albcn W. Barkley, Ky.. argued In reply that the controls are needed to halt nn inflationary boom in real estate. Barkley read statistics show- IIIE that since the Spring of 1940 prices of existing houses have risen from 75 to 100 per cent In some cities and "more tlian 100 per cent" in others. Without a curb, he said. "It will mean the eviction of veterans from homes they have been lucky enough to rent." The house voted Housing Expediter Wilson X W. Wyatl power to nul ceilings on new homes, but refused to authorize ceilings for existing homes and building lots. Rcver- conib's amendment was in line with thc house version. ng planned American w«y the activities of those who "would destroy .it," according to th c program announced by the group formed a month ago. The public is being invited to participate in the Arkansas Free Enterprise A.>J iclatlon. called n, non-profit educational organization of Arkansas people. Officers are-: Lamar Williamson, president; Mark Valentine, vice president; W. N. Stamius, secretary ; j. H. Crain, treasurer; Guy Cameron. Chairman of Board of Directors; John L. Daggclt, executive director and general counsel. Directors arc: Richard L. Craig of Hot Springs, A. B. Cobb of Kco. Mark Valentine o( Scott. J. H. Crain of Wilson. John L,. Dagget of Marianna. Lamar Williamson of Montlcello, Guy Cameron of Little Rock, Charles U White of Pine Bluff, W. N. Stannus of Little Rock, Jacob. Hartz of Stuttgart, and William W. Leigh of Little Rock. Tonight's meeting will last only about an hour, after beginning at 7:30 o'clock, according to'Mr. Grain who saW -the public was urged .to become better acquainted with what the group planned to accomplish. Aims of the groups include enforcement of the "Right to Work" rimcndmciit, passed In 1944 by 118,)00 voters; Arkansas' anti-Violence law, and other such laws which eradicate "insidious forces at work in our state and nation." When organized the group issued this statement to thc public: "If you believe the public is the new 'Forgotten Man', that PEPC is inherently wrong; that a 'Plan- fred W. Alsopp Dies In Little Rock Hospital LITT:-I ROCK, April 10. (up>— Fred \V. Alsopp, business manaeer of the Arkansas Gazette In LIUle Rock for 56 years, died last night In a Little Rock hospital. He was 81 years old. He first started selling newspapers in Prescott, Ark., when he was 10 years old. Alsopp was a successful business man, and was active in civic affairs. He is survived by his widow, three sons and two brothers. Officers Named For Democratic Committee Here Jesse Taylor To Head County Group; Filing Fees To Be Unchanged j Officers of the Mississippi County Democratic Central Committee weVe elected, filing fees .set for candidates iu the elections this year and plims mndc for holding clcctlo is when the uroup met this mornl: ig nl thc court house here. Jesse Tnylor was re-elected cha! man In the rjl-anminl election meeting with Bruce Ivy oi usccoin nnmici vice chairman; Mrs. Fnrmer i?ng- Innd. woman vice chairman; J. !i. Bunn of Osceola, secretary. Filing fees (or candidates will bo lhe same as In the election two years ago with candidates for offices of sheriff, trciisurcr and county judge pnylng SMO each; assessor, circuit clerk and county clerk paying $300 each; representative. $50 each; constables. $20 ench; justices of peace. $10 each. Pecs of oilier candidates arc scl by the Stnlc Central Committee. After considerable discussion of the new federal primary, the committee voled that, hi tiie event of no opposition to Congressman E. C. Gainings, Ihe committee would ap- iwint clerks anrt Judges for three boxes at Blythevlllo, Osccola and Lcachvillc. It was explained that If Congressman GathhiRs had no opposition, one qualified vole would nominate him for thc office and that to have more boxes would cause an useless expenditure because, under lhe prc.sent Inw, the county aiid not thel candidate, will 'be called upon* to bear this expense. A resolution was voted thai filing fees must be paid in cash, cashier's check or money onlcr and the party ned Economy contemplates further regimentation; that a continued inflation to meet excessive wage demands portends economic disaster; that we need and must have good men in our State and National legislative bodies; that a return to Constitutional Government Is imperative; i n short, if you believe we adhere to fundamenlal Americanism, then we need you and you need us, so together we can build a '/eater Arkansas." Camp Robinson Designated For Guard Training LITTLE ROCK. April 10. (UP) — Camp Robinson was designated today by thc National Guard Bureau «s a War Department field training •:nmp for more than 7,000 National Guard troops of Arkansas. Brigadier General H. L. McAlister was informed of the War Department's decision by Major General Butler B. Miltonberger, chief of the National Guard Bureau in , WaKhln 8 lon - The installation pledge filed with lhe committee secretary prior to noon, May 1, deadline for filing as set by the State Central Committee. Several vacant positions on the committee were filled. R. H. Robinson, of Kctscr, was named as member from Monroe Township, replacing J. w. Whitworth; Robert Bryant of Lcachvillc, to succeed O J. Moore; Irby Hodge of Half Moon lo succeed L. D. Hodge; John Stevens Jr., of Dell, to succeed W. R Morgan in Hector Township, and Chester Catdwell to succeed L. R Benlsh In Chlckasawba Township All of the vacancies were caustx by lhe members' removal from the townships. There are 60 members of the County Central Committee. A committee of Rosco Crafton Graham Sudbury and Floyd A White was appointed to check thc supply of ballot boxes. J. I/mis Cherry. John E. Crnln of Wilson and J. B. Bunn of Osceola were a committee which prepared thc tiling fees adopted. The committee adjourned to meet attain July 23. 10 a.m.. at thc Blytheville courthouse at which time the clerks and judges will lie chosen for the primaries. Prior lo adjournment, it was pointed out that If preferential nnd run-off for federal primary becomes necessary that thc committee will be called Into session earlier than July 23. This can not be determined until after April f, date of closing thc ticket in congressional races. Candidates present at the meeting were introduced. School Districts May Obtain Lots For Teacherages , LITTLE HOCK, Ark.. April in. (UP)—Under » broud interpretation of Arkansas law, school (lia- rlcts can buy lots and build Icach- rases. Ally. Clen. tluy E. Williams ruled hero today. The opinion was asked by H. R. Moore of Kelscr. Williams Mid Ihe law provides hnt school districts may condemn ands for uses Incidental to welfare of teachers and pupils. He •aid he believed building a Icnch- «rn|rc would benefit the teachers, and therefore come under the law. Body Of Victim Identified As Jimmy Glasgow The body of a man struck and fatally injured by an auto on lhe Highway two miles cast of West Memphis last Tuesday has been tentatively identified ns that of Jimmy Glasgow. formerly of Dlytbcvillf, according to attendants at citizen's Funeral Home In Went Memphis. , Identity of the body was parttal- ly established when Chester Burn- 1 ham, machine worker at the Dacus Lumber Co., West Memphis, recognized descriptions of the bodyi' ns that of n man who had formerly been employed by him in the Mississippi County iown four years ngo. The unknown man, victim of wlml West Memphsl police officials described as mi "unavoidable" accident, died at Memphis Baptist Hospital shortly afterward without regaining consciousness.. He wns •bout 36, with brown eyes, dark coTnpltfjrlon. and 'weighing ttfjoUb 125 pounds. He was dressed in blue overalls and a gray striped shirt. He carried no Identifying: papers Memphis police sft!(1. Accident Victim runernl services were Mils morning at llrsl Mclhodlst church for Miss LiiVounc Redman, |» daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Redman, fntnlly Injured in n. htuh- wny accident Sunday ueur Dcnton, Texus, where she attended Tcxns State College for Women. Lions Hear Talk By Rail Official Transportation Facts Offered In Address By Paul M. Bunting Lions Club members were given a word picture of what railroad transportation conlrlbulcs lo lhe life of the nation in u talk yesterday by Paul M. Bunting of SI. Louis, director of public relations for the cotton Belt Hues. Mr. Bunting addressed more Ihan 50 club members at their regular luncheon meeting , at Hotel Noble yesterday noon. ,Hls subject, was "Co-operntlon In.-Railroad Tr«ns- portiitlQn,.'!,,,-.'.,. '-'' He told lhe group something of the complexlUcs of the 'modern railroad system and of the con trlbutlon of early railroads to the development of tho nation's inland civilization. "Low cost, mnss transportation enables American Industry to meet, world competition," Mr. Bunting pointed out, citing the fact that goods transported by camelback 111 Egypt, nnd other parts of North Africa cost approximately 13 cents ncr ton-mile as compared with less than one cent per ton-mile for goods transported In modern railroad freight cars. One of the remarkable! facts of railroads can be sent with Us con- todny. Mr. Bunting continued. Is Asks Thai UN Council Take Action Against Franco's Government NEW YORK, April 10. (U.P.)—Poland asked trie United Nations Security Council today to take action; against I'l'iinco Spain, chnrginjf that regime. with' hiding Nazi wa'f mmiimLs and lenders mul encouraging German scientists in Spain to "devise now means of warfare." •-•-•.•' The Polish complaint did not .specify whether the Ger-. man scientists in Spain were working on atomic "energy" and an atom bomb. .s Tho expected charges against Generalissimo Francisco Franco's regime were filed by Polish Ambassador Oscar I.ango with UN Secretary General Trygye Lie. 7 Lunge did not define the action he wanted the Council to tnkc, merely stating that the Spanish situation threatens world pcaco nnd security, and asked the Council .to adopt ''such measures as are provided for in the Charter." • • The Polish complaint thug poses nother\ major crisis for the coito ell when It meets again next Monday— the date set'atiiKcref council meeting today fdr"coriAldering Russia's attempt to eliminate 'completely and Immediately the Iranian case from the 'council's Jurls^ dtctlori. •••••• • •• •: • • •' '•-- -,- The United states and Great Britain hav e Indicated opposition Auto Strikes Pumps, Blast Burns Worker Rent Increases Given Approval Price Adjustment Not General, District OPA Director Says LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 10. (U.P.)-Chang.« in regulations *1-1 in^ony"^^ owned'by"a,, 1 ; lowing Increases In rents because o( ih c more Ihan 700 different 1, *!?*?*££*•" .™S ™7 fronds can be sent with its co°n- Explosion of two pumps at an Arkansas-Missouri State Line serv- ce Million this morning resulted in critical burns to M. L. Tca.iley. 17, of Dcering, Mo. The explosion occurred when the electrically operated pumps were struck by n car driven by Mrs. Donna Sue Hlckolhelm, wife of Alfred Hlckelhclm or Deerlng, who said the steering gear locked as she made . turn ut Scotty's Service Station where the explosion occurred, The collision of tho car with the two pumps caused the gasoline, to saturate . clothing of the Tcasley youth, employed there, and an he fought tQ extinguish the llamcs, he wan burned hands, and body, ' about the lacs, '' '" 0 discussion of 'the SpanlsTi silua ; Ion In the Security Council. The 3lale Department In Washington announced ; earlier today- that the United States had rejected a French iroposal to apply economic sane- Ions against Spain but- left the door open' for"further "discussion if the suggestion, probably »t the 'orthcomlng foreign ministers'meet- ng In Paris. I.ange'B letter : to Lle^formally placing the- Spanish'-'Issue before the council—Invoked the charter's Article , Two which /provides that he UN "shall ensure,".: that ticin- membera act In accordance with UN principles when necessary for maintaining world peace. ' ..-'.'. , Without going uito details,-t»'nge \*K_AVSI._J| r ••*»l^" >1_M1 J ^i «^__At^.'.1 __«•*' ..... ___ y , Removed to Walls Hospital, his condition was fair nt noon today. Mrs. Hlckclhoim received a slight Injury lo her arm and her car wn.i badly damaged, with the machine striking both pumps, Tlic accident occurred about 7:30 o'clock as she was turning around on Highway (il lo return home. OPt OPA Rent ™ 8lric Sta,Uto"; l d 1M ll,,Vll™ In any pa' i irector R. F. Mllwee | 0 , tnc cou , ltry . l, n | oat | c(1 ftt , ri re- Milwec said; however, that "Ihls turnK , w m, ol , t difficulty, co-op- nncl enillo,, of railroads 1C N. Y. Stocks AT&T Amcr Tobacco .... [Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Gen Electric Gen Molors Montgomery Ward 102 93 1-2 47 3-8 107 . 135 1-4 49 75 7-8 96 3-8 N Y Central ... ......... 277-8 Int Harvester North Am Aviation Republic rXel Radio Soconv Vacuum Studebaker Texas Corp Packard U s Steel 99 13 1-2, 34 3-4 17 1-4 16 7-8' 31 7-8 6T 3-4 10 1-4 85 1-4 said. thc r cdcrn| ""« maintained government. by Arkansant Seeking Building Priorities LITTLE ROCK. April 10. (UP1 — 'Arkansas has the building spirit, but can't do anything about it. That was the opinion expressed here today by W. C. Daniel, state director of the Federal Housing Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. April 10. (UP)—Livestock: Hogs: 7,200; salable 5,000: slaughter hogs steady; feeder plg 5 20c higher. Around 12 per cent of run weights under 160 Ibs. Bulk of good and choice slaughter barrows and gilts. $14.80; good and choice feeder pigs, mostly 100 to 130 lb., SI5. Cattle: 4.700; salable 2.000: calves year, of which thc FHA has approved about 8» per cent. More than 1900 requesls for building priorities involving 2460 units have been approved by the authority since Jan. 15. Daniel pointed out that approvals were Riven only on new construction or >or houses lo be occupied by veterans of world War II. He p.dCed that In some isolated cases, he granted approval for rehabilitation or an existing structure not otherwise habitable. Loan and priority applications continued to pour In, and thc situation can bo straightened out only by action from Washington, Daniel Authority, who said that pending ll200 ' a " salahlp : A fen- medium to federal legislation was the only 8ppd ab »«t steady at $14.50 to thing that can clear up the acute housing shortage in the state. Daniel said his organization has received 607 loan applications tor 52,883,600 since the first of Hie i!6; medium to good heifers and mixed yearlings, S12.50 to $15.50; These about steady. Cows in light supply, common and medium beef cows. SS.50 to $12; canncrs and cutters. $7 to $D.25; bulls and veal- ,,f IC ,?' , lncI T" sc ' '"' RfCl ° my B ' cw exceptional cases." The changes: 1. Basic period of showing rents nnd expenses to prove substantial hardship used to be for three years prior lo Mnrch 1, 15)42. These periods determined rent ceilings In ' of the state's 10 defense arens. Thc new exceptions most rental are Camdcn, where Sepl. 1. 1044. Is thc freeze date for rents; Fay- ctlevillc. March I. 1045; and Hot Springs. March I. 1944. Tile new pcrprescntalive period for use as a basis of determining hardship is two years. 2. To prove "substantial hardship" nnrter lhe regulation it formerly was necessary to show a decrease in net income from rental property of 5 per cent or more, or to show a similar Increase in operating costs. New rulings reduced this lo 3 per cent. 3. Labor costs and properly tax increases now need to be in effect onlv one month to permit a landlord lo-petltlon, for relief. Formerly such increases had lo exist for a year or more. Mllwee said thc new regulations will reduce the number of borderline cases where relief had been denied in the past, thereby setting up a "fair program for both landlords and tenants." Fisber Infant Dies Here Last Night Patricia Ann Fisher, onc-month- crs. unchanged; good heavy beef old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ber- bulls. $14 to $14.15; sausage bulls downward from $13; choice vcalcrs, S17.90; medium lo good. $13 lo $16.50; slaughter steers, $11 to $17.75; slaughter heifers. $10 to $17.50; feeder steers, 810.50 to $16.25. N. O. Cotton NEW ORLEANS. April 10. (U.P.- —Cotton closed steady. Mar 2839 2845 2830 2831 May 2795 2800 2785 2800 July 2815 2828 4813 2813 del 2820 2827 2815 2818 Dec 2831 2838 2820 2823 ford Fisher, died last night at the family home, 304 South 21 St. The baby, not strong since birth, had been ill since Sunday, prior to her death at 8 o'clock. Funeral services were to be held this afternoon. 4 o'clock, at Memorial Park Cemetery by the Rev. P. H. Jcrnlgon. pastor of Calvary Baptist Church. Holt Funeral Home was to be In charge. Besides her parents, she Is survived by one sister, Linda June. also provides for the repair nnd maintenance of freight cars while they lire on other railroad syslcms. The romance of the railroad Is something lhat still captures the 'mnglnntloii of the public, he said. rccallliiK thc case of a Montana school teacher whose pupils always were attraclcd by passing Iriiins. which caused her to allow a brief recess period whenever a long freight passed the school. "The children, seeing freight cars from many purls of I ho country, tried to visualize: what lhal particular section was like and in this way they got n great eleal more from their geography lessons." 'she wrote Mr. Bunllng. New Lions Club members were introduced at yesterday's meeting. They were nil! Godwin, W. A. Affllck, Charles Langslon, and W. I,. Whllaker. E. B. Woodson, a former member, rejoined the club. Guests Included Vernon James of Osceola and Howard Hull of Memphis, CHicaoo Wfi*o» July Sept 183 W 18314 183W 183!i 183'i I831i 18.314 183'.4 Larger Wheat Crop Forecast By Government WASHINGTON. April 10. (U.P.) --The Agriculture Department today forecast a 1946 winter wheat crop of 830,636.000 bushels, compared with 823,177.000 bushels last year. If, as seems likely, this year's Spring wheat crop exceeds last year's, the nation's total wheat production In 1D46 will top thc billion- bushel mark for the third consecutive year. A crop of this size In tho United States, lhe world's biggest wheat producer, would go far to case the international food crisis. Today's report covered only the Winter wheat crop. An estimate on the Spring crop will not be forthcoming for another two months, a> though present Indications point to Women Voting For First Time In Jap Election RALPH TKATSWORTII Prew staff Corrcsponrtenl , preiien uxl • WU ; . bf-p»rtlculmri *• " BY Unitrrl TOKYO, April 10. <UP>—Jupa- icso mothers with babies strapped :o their backs nud millions of other women emancipated by American decree cast ballot!! today In Japan's first national election under Us modified democratic system. Enrly voting to choose 46C members of the New Diet was brisk and orderly. U. S. Army poll-watching teams imstcd by Gen. Douglas MncArthur to prevent Illegal voting found little to do. An unexpected number or women crowded Into the polls when the balloting began al 7 a.m. lo cast votes for thc first time In Japanese history. Several mothers carrying babies were among the 60 women to drop ballots Into the boxes during the rtrst hour in the rirst precinct of Toshim'a ward, Tokyo. Voting was done In schools and ward prices under cloudy skies Government offices, schools and banks were closed and rallroada' suspended their rush hour restrictions ag'Aist the general public to enable the populace toj vote cnrly. There were 40.000.000 eligible voters on the rolls. They had to choose the 4fifi victors from a list of 2,782 candidates that included two bud- mint and a buddhlst priest who campaigned on a motorcycle. Eighty-two women sought office. Between 8.000 and 10.00 voters In Tokyo were unable to participate because some 3,000 families were isloatcd because of smallpox and typhus cases. Most c^ the candidates were political unknowns. Almost all the better-known politicians have been blacklisted by MacArthur's occupation decrees. The New Diet will consider thc proposed Japanese constitution outlawing war. In a'n eva-of-the polls estimate, the Kyodo News Agency predicted that lhe Liberal party would win 144 of 'the 466 scats, followed by the Progressives. Social Democrats, cooperatives and Communists in lhat order. It predicted only six scats for lhe Communists. .. . against ;|)alri in lils"lett«r: 1. France >»• compelled to close its frontier with Spam on Feb. 2fl, 11440 because of .Franco's activities which caused "International friction and endangered international peace and security." :; : . 2. Franco Spain ordered concentration of troops at ' the border 'of France. 3. Franco Spain Is a haven for "the largest aggregation" of Nazi assets and personnel. . Franco Spain Is a refuge to a "large number" of Nazi war criminals and leaders "who 'continue their activities from Spanish territory." B. Franco Spain "allows and promotes" scientific research by oer- man scientists "engaged in devising new-'mean*. of warfare,'.' The Polish complaint- did not Indicate whether these scientist >ere ' wottc- Ing on atomjc energy. . .',"." .";. Poland contended that in -view of Franco Spain's current activities, the situation in that country was not B n Internal affair but one of concern to "all the United Nations. Poland's formal complaint against Spain and .request for Security Council action came shortly nftcr lh e II- members- of the - Security Council— including Lange— agreed al/ a secret meeting to postpbrle until Monday afternoon consideration of Russia's demand for elimination of the Iranlah^case from the council agenda, '. ' . . .. : , French Bride To Make Home In Blytheyille >i> Lynn Edward "Jack" Taylor nnd hte French bride will arrive here the last of this week to make their home following her arrival Sunday In the United States aboard the N. Y. Cotton Mar May July Oct Dec 2827 2811 2820 2821 2822 2839 2818 2832 2834 2833 2826 2809 3818 2819 2818 2«29 2814 2825 2823 2822 I a crop of at least 260,000,000 bushels. 8. Spots closed nominal at 2871 up Mr. Taylor went to New York City to meet his bride and accompany her here, where he has been with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Taylor, since his discharge April 1 from thc Army. Mr. Taylor met his bride, the former Miss Murlc Garcia, daughte'r'of Mr. and Mrs. Nicola Garcia, in Oran, Algiers, her home and where he was stationed three years. Mr*. Taylor ha* speak some English and with the aid-of her husband, wrtte several letters to her parents-In-law. .... . "Yes, they can converse," laughed Mrs. Taylor, "she speaks some English and my son speaks French fairly well and so they compromise." Weather ARKANSAS — showers today p_ portion tonight. Thursday partly cloudy and warmer. Mostly !' and in northeast CHiccMto Rv* May . July Ml 24STi MO 14SW IMVt 242T« HSU

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