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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XLV—NO. 91 Two New Deaths, (Both Negroes, (feused by Polio Number of Missco Coses Increases to 68; 12 in Pemiscor The death loll from poliomyelitis in Mississippi County increased to four today, and Pemiscot County in Missouri eported its first fatality ot the year. In both counties the nuin- of cases continued to increase the total in this county standing at G8 today with hree new cases reported. The otal for Pemiscot County now is 12 for the year, five of which were reported during the past few days. Both of the new fatalities were Megro children. They were: Isaac Hockenhull, aged (our. of Yarbro, on of Daisy Hockenhult, and Jew- II Lewis. 14, of Caruthcrsville, Mo.' Ell hi Casts at Manila The Yarb case had not been ireviously reported to Mississippi "ounty health authorities, and wo of the other three cases were rom Manila bringing the number t area to eight, the largest r on record for any town e county except Blvlhcville. "'here a total of 19 cases has been eported. Carolyn Ashabranner. II month 'Id daughter of Mr. and Mrs. "eoti- ird Ashabranner of Manila was aken to the University Hospital " Little Rock last night: and Bob-' >y el. Pleeman, 14. son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Fleeman of Manila also s being treated In the University lospital. The third new case Is that of he .seven-year old daughter of M 0. McRae of Yarbro, Mary Maud, vho is In the University Hospital. The last case reported yesterday vas that of Lilcinda Brown, a 47 'ear old Negro woman from Biythe- 'ille. whose cas was reported by ittendnnts at the University Hos- lital ai "very severe." There have been four adults ases reported in this county, and >f the four, one case has been atal. T.hat ^as Mrs. Kathryn Jrown. »'ho .Sled June 16. n-.-was slstf learned here today hat,;Teddy McLean, whose .c-ase fa«r reported Thursday, is beim; etamed in the isolation ward'at he Baptist Hospital in Memphis le is the 10-year old son of Mr. B Mrs. Rodney McLean of Keiser. lie number of cases reported for 1 of the Mississippi County munities where the disease has 1 in the epidemic stagp for More than two weeks are- GosneH. two: Dell, two; Bjvthe- ille Army Air Field, five: Osceola ix; Yarbro, four; Bvirdette. three-' .uxora. five; Wilson, three; Leach- ille. three; Tomato, four: and one ach in " "est Bidse. Number Nine talf Moon, and Keiser. Blythevllle Dally New» BlytheviHe Courier BlytherUle Herald Mississippi Valley Leader THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, JULY 9, 1949 EIGHTV PAGES NEWEST SENATOR ARRIVES IN WASHINGTON'—John Foster Dulles (left), appointed to the U. S. Senate lo succeed Sen. Robert F. Wagner (D-NYI who recently resigned arrives at National airport in Washington, D. c., where he was greeted by Sen. Irving M. i ves (R-NY) (right). Mrs. Dulles (second from lett) accompanied her husband. With Senator Ives is his wife. Gov. Thomas E. Dewey made the appointment. t A t> Wirfir\lij-»tn L (AP Wirephotoi New Trial Ordered for Hiss Jury Remains Deadlocked 8-4 After 29 Hours B.v Art Everett and Teil Croiivn NEW YORK. July 9. Mv—The perjury trial of Algcr Hiss ended in a hung jury last night, and the government promptly ordered a new trial. The jury, split eight to four ill favor ol a conviction, was dismissed at 8:01 p.m. (ESTi after nearly 29 hours of fruitless effort to reach an agreement. Shortly Ihereafter. Attorney General Tom Clark announced in Washington: "The Department of Justice will vigorously prosecute tiie Hiss case again as quickly as the docket of the court \vill permit." At the earliest, that probably would not be before next autumn, i Failure of the Jury to reach a] '- V<1, *."left stt-i* Ln 'loubt the role—I if ..ivy—that Hiss had played In • an alleged prewar betrayal of his countiy.-. Jurors said thai almost from the outset, they hnd been deadlocked eight to four for conviction of the brilliant. 44-year-old Harvard graduate whom the State Department sent to Dumbarton Oaks, Yalta and the San Francisco conference where the United Nations was founded. Federal Jurtpe Sameul H. Kawf- •man, wearily and with reluctance, finally admitted the hoeless split and sent the jury home. Jury Deadlocked Twice On tv.-o earlier occasions the gave him Stale Department secrets for a Soviet spy ring. As courier for lhe ring, Chambers said, he received "in wholesale fashion" lhe secrets that came to Hiss' desk when he was a rising young figure in the New Deal State Department before the war. Hiss, who left the State Department in 1047 for a $20.000-a-year private post, denied giving Chambers secrets and said he had not seen his pudgy accuser since Jan I, 1937. These denials led to the two perjury counts, handed up late last year by the New York jury investigating espionage. Conviction carries a maximum penalty of 10 a 54,000 fine. U.S. Vice Consul Freed from Jail By Chinese Reds Communists Claim Envoy 'Admitted His Offenses, Apologized' Ry Fred Humpson SHANGHAI, July 9. (AP)—U.S. Vice Consul William B. Olive of Ironton, Mo., was released from jail by the Communists today. Tlie Red piftss said he "admitted his offenses" and had apologized to police after being "educated." Immediately alter his release, Olive went into a closed conference with Consul General John Cabot. Cabot would not permit Olive to comment on his three days in jail after being arrested In a minor traflic incident. Comment from Olive "might endanger him," Cabot said. Before Olive's release. Communist newspapers came out quoting this as Olive's apology: "1 «m willing to tncder my nno!- ogies to police whom I have insulted, i am willing to pay for all repairs and damages. I promise not to commit the same offenses and obey all laws and regulations of the Peoples (Communist) Government. Bratlng Not Confirmed "Hereafter I will obey the laws. I ask local authorities to deal with my ucse leniently. I have annulled my mistakes. I have searched myself and feel deeply sorry. I have not received any ill treatment during my detention. Signed William Olive." Cabot would not say whether Olive had been injured by the police. Tlie consulate said Thursday years in prison and PemlKot Has First Fatality ' CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo., Jnl v 9 -One fatality was included in 'the ive new cases of polio which have ecently been reported by the Pern- scot County Health Office. Jewell Lewis, H year old Negro of ^aruthersville, died of the disease n July s. Dr. S. B. Beccher, county lealth officer reported. • Dr. Beecher said the death was he only one resulting from the riis- ase this year. She died, he said. I few minutes after a physician Irrived. Other victims include Tonie Rose •lampion. 1, Holland; Shirley Ann • furred, 9 months, and Tommy w. Barter. 1. both of Caruthcrsville: Ind Emma Jo Bankston, 8, Steele lit. 3. The new cases brought the year's ptal in the county to 12. Alger Hiss charged. But politely and firmly he declined comment. "Not now," was all he said. His slight, modestly-dressed wife, Pricilla. lost the prim little smile of encouragement dial she flashed at her lanky husband for the 27 days she was by hi.s side in court. Her face \vas red and her lips tight. She seemed near tears aud she said nothing. The coii|>le made their way through a pressinp crowd outside '• r-,,,,,,,,. „„„ ~ , , ; " " the .ederal building in Foley j ^^Znln^laWia Malaria Cases In Arkansas Show Decline Only 89 cases of malaria have been reported in Arkansas this year. . 202 reiwrtcd cases compared | at, the same time last year W. O. Stinnett, area supervisor for i the State Health Department, Mal- I aria Control Division in Mississippi Square and were driven away into the night in a red sedan. It was a harsh blow for Hijs if he had expected acquittal. SUM Under Cloud Tl left him under the cloud that arose last summer when Whjttaker . cases wing (he same downward ircnrt that was shown last year, with at total of 636 cases reported in 15'" Ei'ani probably be completed in ..... ... . ,~ ~ ..mat; j.t.M, .Mijiumn wuL-ii vvnmaKcr ihs- ™n T ,t,r »™> i \. WI. YL small, th - pl ccd jurist had sent: chambers (old the House UnAnier ' •* c " unty """• week ' Mr - Stinnett !rnotne7, £ P ^lV™"m5 f ° r ;^" Activities Commiltoe^ Hiss ^'nU'S s^He S The finm deadlock left the lanky, handsome Hiss exactly where l he was last December when a j New York grand jury indicted him j on two counts of perjury. Hiss' gray-haired. stnckv defense chief. Lloyd Paul Strykcr. indicated he may try anew for a dismissal of the charges. The trial court refused lo quash them. His face haggard. Hiss mallascd weak .smile as the jury was dis- 'Xrarly 20<l Cases In Slale LITTLE ROCK, July 9— If,— In- lantile continued its march in Ark- I lisas today. The State Health Department J.'earily prepared lo begin recording luother day's victims as the disease lontinued to sent) children to polio Isolation wards in Little Rock. Official figures—sure lo shoot up- l-ard today—rested at I98 cases for Irtis year early this morning. I University Hospital here had an- Itber bad day yesterday, cramming II more victims into its t«o isola- lon wards. They brought to 55 the lumber of polio sufferers now un- Icigoing treatment at (he hospital. Ilicre are ten patients In respira- >rs. The Arkansas Baptist Hospital I ere admitted three patirnls. bring- lif? its tolal to "near capacity." feather nsas forecast: Local thunders this afternoon, tonight Ind Sunday. Not so warm in norlh- l-est portion tonight. ] Missouri forecast: Considerable Itondiness east and south with lettered showers and thundcr- l.orms, clearing northwest tonlgtf I little cooler northwest. Sunday, liir northwest, partly cloudy east Ind south with showers anrt'thun- lerslorms southeast and extreme list central portions. Minimum this morning—T5. Maximum yesterday—83. Sunset today—7:16. Sunrise tomorrow—4:*5. I Precipitation H hours from 7 a.m. |>day—.33. 1 Total since Jan. I—32.08. Mean temperature (midway be- vron high and low)— M. Normal mean lor July— tit,' Child Welfare Worker To Attend Conferences I Three Burned | To Death in \Plane Crash ; ROANOKE- 111.. July 3—-/T'—C. ; K. \5orse, HI, of the Fairbanks; Morse Company, of Chicago and i two other men u - cre burned to death today in the crash of their | two-engined airplnne on a farm [ near here. The other dead are Jack Uad- Mrs. George Pavnli. child welfare a- worker for Mississippi County, will {den of Chicago, pilot of the Lock- that although the mosquito control had been tip to expectations that fly control, which is Incidental to mosquito control in the Malaria Control Division, is apparently not a.s effective as in former year.s. He indicated that investigations were underway now to determine the reason for this. In this connection Mr Stinnett |said lhat the number o[ deaths from ; malaria had been drastically rcduc- i ed along with the number of cases | this year. Last year 12 died from j malaria in Arkansas and in 1947, i 28 persons died as a result of the i disease. SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS TOMMIES MOVK ONTO LONDON DOCKS-Drltlsh soldiers marc onto R London pier lo undertake the unloniling of perisiialjle food cmsoes of sliiiw lied up by (he current stevedores' strike, First objective ol tlu. troops was the unloading of 3.000 tons of frozen beef from the S. B Argentina Star. (AP Wircphoto via rp.rtio from London). ed. Olive v;as able to leave the jail without aid and he .seemed to benr no markjs ot violence. The Red n ews papc r.s sa id po 1 Ice had told Olive CotmmmisL China has no relations with a foreign country and all foreigners are under Communist jurisdiction, They added: "Even after relations are established with foreign countries in the future, members of foreign consulates cannot offend the laws and orders o: the Peoples Government." First reporUs of the Incident by the coiiMilate Thursday .said Olive, 32,. became involved in a traffic jam "as he apparently attempted to cross the line of n big parade observing the 12th anniversary of the Shio-Japane^e wr.r. Held Incomrmimradn He was arrested and taken to a precinct police station, this account said. During questioning, Olive accidentally upset an ink bottle. Police Ux>k thi« to be an act of resistance Olive was knocked down by police, the consulate report continued. Then when he sought Lo defend himself, lie was beaten and kicked. He was handcuffed .thrown into a cell and held incommunicado ftl- ihwigh the consul general was informed of his arrest. Cabot would not say today whether Mrs. OUve had paid money to Die police R.% she had been advised to do to obtain her husband's release. She is the former Margaret Gordon of Jamestown, N.D. Coo/, Dry Air Bringing Relief To Midwest; East Still Parched (By tbt Asswiakil I'rcss) Fair and pleasant weather—much cooler and drier—moved inlo lllc Middle Wcsl loday, breaking the summer's most oppressive heat wave. No relief is In sight for the remainder o( the hcnt trclt covering the eastern two-thirds of the nation.—The Dakotas, Nebraska, Minne- soa and Iowa already arc receiving its benefits. By Saturday night it wll be overspreading much of Illinois.+ ._ Drought conditions In lhe northeastern states appeared more serious. There were no signs of heavy rains lo help lhe parched crops. In Southern New England, New York and New Jersey, crops have suffered millions of dollars damage after seven weeks of rainless weather. Proposals have been made lo declare Massachusetts and New Jersey "disaster areas." Gov.' Paul A. Dever in Huston yeslcrdav suitl Hint the 45-day drought, In Massachusetts is "the worst, since 1912 and possibly the worst In the stale's history." Crops arc blighted and In rm and sterilization, and'(he presen- j t ' oute " om said that specialists in all fields had been obtained for participation in the two-day program. While Mrs. Favati is in Little! «r '""" » ! west of here. Roanoke Is in Woodford County about 30 miles east of Pcoria. Motse was vice president 'n ......t, HII.T. irtiilll J^ in IjlLUC _t . , ' Rock the office here will be main- I chal 'S e °f manufacturing tainert by Mrs. Avcry Blanchard. i r Mrs. Blanchard will assume her du- j Forfeits $35 Bond ties as office stenographer for lhe | George Clav forfeited a H52S rash welfare office. Monday. She Is sue-i bond in Municipal Court this mr.rn- ceecnnB Mrs. C. C. Denton, who ling on a charge of drivin K while le-signed recently. | m , d( , r tnc MluenCf of , [m , or . Soviet Soldier Killed in Border Fight Between Russian, American Patrols T n.iltr, ' ,1 , , lf! sllortl i' afler killed in a border gun battle between' fire. U. S. and Soviet Army patrols yes- | "One Icrday near Coburg, American of-: killed ficials announced today. | 'i»i e A U. S. Army lieutenant shot the- Armv officer's bullet Russian soldier.' officer was Identified sources as Lt. William Red trooper 200 yards inside thei Lindirosc of Port Huron Mich American Zone after "numerous". An Army spokesman 'said the Scan jatrl th™ °" "" Amcr "! Russian - a Private about 18 or 19 •riil fi o' r. e announcement said.; years old. was "at least 200 yards ine u. t>. constabulary Command: inside the American 7oiie" uhcn hi- said a protest would be filed charg-lwas shot down ing the Russians with firing on an! The body was left lying where ,,:""!"",! M . i ™«i' n !!r v - s ,\ z °" c ; ii Ml a(ic ' r tiic u ™ °'" cpfs ••«>»• i osslng lhe zonal boun-, numerous Russian soldiers behind trees and under other cover," the announcement said. The soldier's body was removed Teachers Select St. Louis as Site Of '50 Convention BOSTON. July 9 (AP)—The new- board of directors o! the National Education Association chose St. Louis as tiie 1950 convention city today after an all-night meeting. In re-affirming the decision of ! ihe old board of directors, the new 1 =roup said St. Louis was chosen ! "w:th the understanding every ef- ! fort will be made to provide satls- | factory arrangements for all delegates." i Delessle.s to the week-long annual convention had left the matter of the 1050 convention site to the new board The action followed a he.Ued debate on the floor with opponents describing st Louis as a "Jim Crow" city despite promises all delegates, white and black, would be treated alike. The convention reaffirmed it* ban against Communlst.s by adopt- :ned the them as teachers in the nation's schools and from N'EA membership inslanl.y; ]t reserved lor loyal teachers, however, the right to "think for Dy themselves." Tlie action was taken Opportunity Bond Drive in State Is Hearing Quota The statewide Opportunity Drive lo boost the sale of savings bonds is near achievement, C. K. Wilkerson. state director, announced today. Hn said that sales through July 2 showed a total of $0,369.608, or 13.18 per cent of the $6,780,000 quota, which is lo be met before July 16. The drive in Mississippi County, where the quota was set at $150.000 is lagging with the county ranking 15th from Die bottom In total sales. The last report shows that of the S1SO.OOO (juota only 64.4 ])cr cent or S9S.639 in sales has been reporlcd. In Arkansas 27 comities are over their quotas. It are over the fi5 per cent mark and 37 are under that mark. Mr. Wilkcrson said lhat several counlies had Indicated by telephone mesages that their sales were higher than Indicated, but he saici that in these cases apparently the report of sales had not reached the bank In St. Louis in time to be In chidrrf In Ihe July 2 report. C. at the convention's closing session. The vote on the Communist ban was about 2.905 to 5. It was taken over the warning of one delegate lhat ;he convention wa.s setting up a "blacklist" wliich would "undermine" its dignity. cases a complete failure. Dci'cr told newsmen, adding: "We fncc a serious shortage ot fodder crops. Many market gardens report almost a total loss." Ill Trenton, N. J.. lhe U. S. Department of Agriculture Council for New Jersey said it would nsk Brannan to declare the slale a disaster area. Orought Cuvcrs N>w England The drought area extends from Southern New Jersey's truck nnds up through the dairies nnd farms of New York State and over nlinost all of Southern New KIIK:and. Only llgiu rains have fallen in the area this summer. Water shortages have been reported in several communities. Temperatures in Ihe tipper 80's mid 90's ngaln were general In many parts of the central and southern sink's yesterday. High numldlty added to lhe discomfort Readings were not in the OO's over the dry eastern states but warmer weather is forecast. There were some hot .spots in (he mountain stales and also along the Pacific Coasl. Boise. Idaho rc- Porled a top of 91 and Salt'Lake Cltys high was 9<l. In Oregon residents were wnrncd of extreme forest tire danger because of low humidities and temperatures in the OO's. Ml, Hood Forest was closed to campers. Rain brought temporary relief from the tirat in some areas. Liijhi showers fell in Ihe Ohio River, the Middle Mississippi nnd the lxi'r er Missouri Valleys. Then- also was nght rain In the cast Gulf Coast. Hayti Merchant Robbed oi $700 Two Armed Bandits Sought by Officers in Southeast Missouri KAYTI, Mo.. July 3.— Southeab Missouri officers today were search Ing for two men In a Texas unto mobile In connection with the dar ing robbery at II a.m. yesterday t L. H. Vlverett, operator of a furni turc ctore on Highwat near here, The robbers obtained belwcc $100 nnd 5800 from ttic cnsh regis ter after sliiKgiiiK and binding thul victim, he informed officers. He wa alone in the store when the Iw robbers cnlercd. Both men wer armed with pislols. Mr. Vlvrette told officers lhat (h rmn •'"'" c ' Um;<l " 1P st °rB and nske ^"Pj about n Uible. While he was show Ing (he merchandise, one of til biimlits struck him with :i pisto and demanded thai he turn over It money in the store. 'Hie robbers, who were driving th 1D4» Hudson hearlni; a Texas llceusf were believed lo have headed nort over R Kiuvel rond, which con nocls with U. S. Highway 61. Iloa blocks were set up by officers hi (his morning officers indicaled'thc hnd no trace of the bandits. Mr. Vivictl said that one oi u men weighed about 185 pounds ai thai lhe other was lighted He sa that they were driving n gray ci and that one ol the headlights hf been broken Chief of Police Brooks o( Hay said Mr. Vivcrett. tolil him tin the robbers took the money froi one of nis two billfolds, as well that in the cash register. He w left bound by the robbers hut fie himself quickly and gave the alar the middle Rockies Panhandle and the Texas NEA Names Arkansan BOSTON, .July 0. l/T'j-Thc National Education Association yesterday re-elected H. R. Pyl e of Little PJock as Its vice president for Arkansas. Locke Wins British Open SANDWICH, England. July 9- Ifl'l— Bobby Locke of South Africa shot a brilliant 67-C&--I35 to win Hie British Open Golf championship by 12 -strokes over Harry Bradshaw of Ireland in their 35- hole playoff today. Coast Guard Rescuers Hunt for Burning Ship ELIZABETH CITY, N.C.. July planes an t <APJ—Coast Gimrd cutters raced out on the Atlai early today to hunt seamen who portedly abandoned a burning m chant ship. An unidenllllcd merchanliin signaled an SOS that her crew w; abandoning ship because of fire. The distress call placed the sh 370 miles southeast ol Cape Ha [eras. Tlic ship's name wn.s not gi' en. No mention wi--s made of tl slw: or the crew. Mainland Const Guard stall packed up a me.wasc saying tl stricken ve-siel's crew abandon! .ship when an engine room fi raged out of con!ml. Inventory Cuts 'Encouraging By Richard Kiske NEW YORK. July 9. 1/1',-Shrinking inventories gave some encour- agempnt to a nation of decline-weary businessmen tills week. Factory warchouse-s were less bulging; wholesalers' stock rooms were less cluttered with goods; re- tain's austerity program and Pres ident Truman's coming economic report had everyone in a dither of speculation. And overall business activity dur- stlii:c ' Eri - slart tomorrow or tile next da Tlie Army announcement said the American patrol was checking markings along the American-Soviet Zone Boundary at Rothenbach, near " , W " Cn " during the night—apparently by the Russians. Lt. Col. E. S. Thomas of Chicago, commander of the 13th Constabulary Squadron, said p.ll was Soybeans ng the week followed a now famtl- " - - • Jar line—declining production and lail.irs' shelves weren't quite ns'sale.s down again i tightly packed. j Por manv Ctou0 nllsls. however | It was a step in the rlRht dircc-Mhe decline In Inventories at mami- I lion, for it meant production could j lacturlng, wholesale, and retail le- CHICAGO. July 9— lip,—Saybeans: High Low 250', 245'j 217 213', 21S 1 . }12' Close 249'i- 1 ; 2i6\-n 2H»<-15 21P, 20*-, 211!4 ?et away to a quick slart once lhe consumer loosens his purse strings. But it wasn't the whole answer by a long shol. It will lake more than a drop In Inventories to start ' activity really humming business again. There wa.> plenty In the news to discourage r.s, well vels was a good omen. They knew wholesaler, retailer and consumer alike must start buying replacements sometime. They said the prospective buyers has the dol- But they do indicate that whe buying finally gets underway the will be a rapid upturn In the ra ot business activity in order to kei the consumers' wants satisfied. This week reduced inventories con tribuled to an upturn in the n ferrous metals market. As dem picked up, Copper and lead prices i advanced for tiie first lime since 5S March. The Commcicc Department gave Anti-Depression' Bill May Follow ruman Report Senators Planning To Offer 'Economic Expansion Act of 1949' By Slerlint F. Green WASHINGTON, July 9.— AP)—Eight or more Demo- ratic Senators plan to intro- tice a ready-made "anti-de- ression" bill next week, on lie keels of President Tru- um's midyear economic re- ort to Congress. The reiwrt is due Monday. In it, I.r. Truman reportedly will fix a W00.000,000.000 worth oi goods and lew goal for national production— ci vices a year. That is 18 per cent Ixjve the hist reported rate. Persons in touch with the policy- r.illlng said Mr. Truman will de- late the nation to be In robust eco- lomic health. Business still is far bove most "prosperous" years of he past nnd close to the 1948 peak. But. it was said, the President ill note widening pools of unemployment. And in a act of ten or a lozen recommendations, he reportedly will urge the adoption ot neasure.s to blot them up and to let the country again on a course >f rising production, Before the week is ended—and Msslbly within 24 hours after the • residential message — Senator Murray (D-Mont) and at least ser- in other sojinsors expect to offer heir eighth draft of the proposed Economic Expansion Act of 1948." Lacks While House Oka; II will not bear the official WhlU House stamp of approval. It will, n fact, call [or federal Interven- .lon in the economy on a. acala which some administration official* fear might alarm business rather than reassure. But its sponsors have tried bo keep tabs on Mr. Truman'a policy planning, some supportera »T it will, at least, provide some ipecl- fic Ideas for translating th« forthcoming presidential recommendations into action. The newly revised rersion will retain nearly all the feature* whkh . were, In earlier dralta circulated among Senate membera. The« include: Federal loans for expansion in more than a dozen industrial. F*d,:nil plant construction, If necessary for lease to private firm*. Drafting of a »15,000.000.000 ahelf ot local public works. Letting of defense contracts and placing of fed* cral works in areas of serious unemployment. Loans of up to »1,000 lo help paylcss workers move from 'distress aieas." The new and final draft. It wu reported, will include these new features: Giving the President control at »3,500,000.000 emergency relief lund. Grants from this fund'would l>c matched by lhe slates on a 10-30 basis—70 per cent federal, 30 per cenj, state funds. Creating a commission to analyse federal, state and local tax policy, from the standpoint of cushioning violent swings of boom and deflation. Creating n presidential assistant to coordinate the government's various methods of attack on Joblessness. One of his duties would b« to certify areas as being in distress and Ihus qualified for >peclal federal help. There were indications that »n effort will he made to get the bill to the Senate floor before Congrea* adjourns. Tlie midyear economic message Is a regular White House report. It has assumed prime Importance this year because of sagging business activity, rising unemployment, and the anxiety these trends have produced. C. of C. Manager* Lear* For Institute in Dallas Worth D. Holder, manager of the Blythevllle Chamber of Commerce left today to attend the South-' western Chamber of Commerce Institute at Dallas, Tex. Charles Jolllff. manager of the Osceol» Chamber, accompanied him. The six-day Institute is sponsored annually by the State Executives Associations of the Southwest, the Chamber of Commerce of th« United ->talcs and the Southern Association of the Chamber of Cnmmei ; Executives. The sessions are concerned with various phases of chamber work and will include "shop talk" periods so that individual problems can be raised. These Institutes have been planned to keep the extv.ulivK informed on procedures and current activities. Charles Evans, vice-president of the Arkansas Power and Light Company, will be the principal speaker at the banquet Wednesday night. Other Arkansaiis to appear will Include Wesley Gordon, manager of the Fayellevllle Chamber of Commerce, who will direct a forum on publicity, and Eton Patterson, manager of the Jones- the figures. Business inventories at the end of May totalled $52.538,000,000. the department said. That's '» decrease of $1,224.000,000 from the , boro chamber who will conduct In civic activities. Chancery Court Session Scheduled tor Monday Chancellor C. M. Buck of BlyUw- vlllc will conduct a one-day session o( chancery court for th« Chlck- awba District of Mississippi ! - --. 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