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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 24, 1946
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™» DOMINANT NEWSPAPER omQKTHltAjrr AO^.W... ~^ ^ ^ ^ «*-J W f fcj __VOI'. XUII—NO. 29 UNRRA Granted Additional Grain To Send Abroad 200,000 Tons Short Of Amount Sought By Director General WASHINGTON, April 24 (UP) —The combined Britlsh-Cnnadlaii- Amcncnn Food Board today [.ranted UNRRA an additional 91000 tons or grain to meet. Immediate food needs in famine areas abroad The allocation WHS 200.000 tons short of UNIIRA Director General Fiorclla H. LaGuaidia's request. It was announced by Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson after a two-hour board meeting. La Guardin conceded that the allotment probably was about nil he could expect In view of the critical world grain shortage. He indicated he was pinning his hopes of beating off mass starvation abroad on UNRRA's allocation for the next four months. Anderson said Hie board should be able to tell by next Monday, when it meets again, exactly how much each hungry nation can cx- l>cct from the world's grain reserve. 1 ;. Blythevllle Dm, Nem BlythcTille Courier Blythevilto Henld Valley BAAF Housing Units Will Be Available For Rent To Yets loviTt^i T' t0 h ° U5 | ill K condition in Ulylhevilfc will he al- evm.ed to .some degree within a short time bert iso %<>r, 0,1*1,* units at Hlvtl.cvillc Army Air Pic d arc to C avS •Jblc ! lor rent to veterans of World War II he iiisils will be ready l )y next Wednesday, it is he- l^cved.juid_rciitals will he made, beginning tomorrow dwindling Tlic additional grant to UNRRA, plus n previous allocation of some :*63,000 tons of grain during April, will give the International Relief Agency about 400,000 tons of cereals in the near future. Part ot the allocation cannot be delivered until May. Thc increase was made possible' primarily through Ihe board's ac- ceplance of a British offer to di-1 vert 200.000 tons of cereals to more immediate hunger areas UNRRA will get 60.000 tons on this. The entire amount will be made up to Britain later by the United Slates and Canada. UNRHA also will get 10,000 tons of barley as a result of a British deal with an unnamed third country. In addition. Canada previously had agreed to Rive UNRRA . 3,000,000 bushels of oats. Anderson said this was iijuiva- lent in food value to about 27000 tons of wheat. He said Canada also has offered UNRRA an additional 5,000.000 bushels of oats or its equivalent in lower grade, wheat. But this probably will not be delivered until .sometime In May because of transportation problems. v. •Of : Uie remalr,fe'-p? the 200,650- ton' British diversion. 1 60,000 tons will go to India. 60,000 tons to thc British Zone in Germany. 10.000 tons to ,South Africa, nnd 10,000 tons will be used to ncquirc the 10.000 tons of barley for UNRRA. Maurice Htttlon. British board member, said there wns a possibility of nn additional 32,000 tons of cereals could be diverted. He said UNRRA will receive whatever diversions are • possible. UNRRA's immediate grain allocation compares with scheduled deliveries of 353,000 tons to it in April. It received 425,000 tons ot grain in Januarj', 410,000 tons in February and 347,000 tons in March. The board s aid its action resulted from thc realization that "unless shipments are increased | promptly, a breakdown of the ration systems is threatened" hungry nations. It said would mean chaos in food tribution." 1,1 Gunrdia said grain assigned to UNRRA will be distributed "as fairly as physical conditions permit." He saw UNRRA is diverting two food ships lo Italy, two to Poland, and one each to Yugoslavia and Greece because of the critical situation thrrc. Convicted Of 9 Forgeries Former Choir Singer Will Devote Remainder Of Life To Religion SAN FRANCISCO. April 24 <UP) —Alfred Leonard Cline, 56, convicted of forgery in connection with the estates of two wealthy widows who died mysteriously in his company, was convinced today there is no "perfect crime." Cline. silver-hnircd former convict and choir singer, said he would devote tlie rest of his life to religion. A jury of five men and seven women late yesterday found Cline guilty of nine forgery counts after deliberating one hour nnd 44. minutes. Judge Herbert Kaufman then set sentencing for Saturday and Prosecutor Norman Elkingto'n nounccd he would ask the mum penalty—126 years. A forgery conviction in fornin carries a one to prison term. Cline. whose an- maxi- Cali- 14-year oiily being relationship with eight dead or missing; widows hns been the subject of an exhaustive, nationwide t»lice investigation displayed his usual stocism -while the verdict was read. His comment cnme as he was returned to the county jail. "I'll talk when the time comes " he muttered. At the same time, Judge Kaufman disclosed the results of a confidential conversation he held with Cline last week in which the such thing as a perfect crime," defendant admitting "There is no sought to plead guilty in the hope of obtaining a • short sentence. "Cline Indicated to felt the jury would find him guilty," Kaufman said. "He/expressed surprise over the amount of evidence uncovered against him and produced in court. "Cline told me he felt he hoa wasted hi s life, that he realized crime does not pay and that there is no such thing as a perfect crime. "He said he wanted to spend the remaining years of his life in the study of religion." Kaufman refused ciine's request for sentence to be imposed con- currerjtly on the charges This would have mean a maximum 14- yenr sentence. Cline was found guilty of forcing affidavits relating to the estates of two widows. Mrs. Eva Delora Krebs Cline, of Chicago, and Mrs Elizabeth Hunt Lewis, of Oakland Calif. Tlie prosecution, to prove its To secure n unit, prospective renters mny call Ihe housing project at the field with a telephone to bo installed there tomorrow. There are various sized apartments, some of which will be furnished. Rental will be most reasonable, with the efficiency apartment unit, without bedroom, renting for $15 per month; one-bedroom units for $18: two-bedroom for $26 and three- bedroom units for $30. all of which arc unfurnished. Furnished units will cost $3 additional per month for thc smallest unit: $4 additional for tlie one- bedroom unit: »6 additional for Ihe two-bedroom units and $8 more for the llirec-bcdroom size. Water Furnished H1.YT11BVILLB. ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 1946 Truman To Halt Vacation Cruise For Stone Rites f resident To Attend Services Tomorrow For Chief Justice WITH ' I'KKSIDKNT TRUMAN ON CIIESAPKAKK DAY, April 24. (UPI—['resident Truman will Interrupt h| s vacation cruise tomorrow lo nllcnd the funeral In Washington of ih(. hue chief Justice Harlan P. Stone. Aflcnvnrd h L , will resume Ills crulso and remain nlxinrd the Pies. Identical yacht Williamsburg thru Simduy, Mr. Truman will leave the yacht at Qunnilro, Va.. shortly niter 11 n.m. tomorrow and will drive lo capital, accompanied by Adm, Jaycee Guest th William D. Leahy, his chief of s&ff; Capl. ciiirk Clifford, his naval aide, and MiiJ. Gen. Hurry Viiughim, his military nlrtc. The President will pick up Mi.;. .„ . Truman and their daughter, Moi- All units, termed both "furnished" Karct, n t the White House and no and 'unfurnished" will hnvc water with them to thc funeral «t 2 pm furnished free nt this rent. • in the Washington Cathedral scnc S stoves )C fo f r U coii i ki t nK 'he, if *"'"' ' Imln(1(II " lcl y """ward, Mr. 'TTU- ' U The\o ^Y 0 ' *"™^ U ' 1B """ i """'d' 1 ^ yacht a'gnl'n""" 110 " i nose mills are arranged In from j The Willlamsbii four to six apartments and all will night ,,; f u, ( be available to veterans - •- and their families, except 31 other units occupied by employes of thc air base, it wns announced. Immediately after receiving word today that the loiiE-wanted project had been successfully negotiated, plans went forward for opening the units Mny 1. The Airways Bus Line will increase its service to furnish regular I transportation the two nnd a half I miles to Blythevllle with the schcd- i ulc to be arranged for convenience of employes working here. Mr Terrell said. Johnson In Charge J. H. Johnson is to be in charge of tlie project. He will accept rental reservations and notify veterans when their units are ready for occupancy. Permission has not yet been granted to rent these units to other civilians but it was understood this permission would be granted if all units are not rented by veterans. , in the' forgery charges, had to nrovp the " Peace Officers Elect Anderson North Little Rock Police Chief Named At State Convention LITTLE ROCK. Anril 2!. (UP)— J. H. Anderson. North Little Rock liolice chief, began his duties today as president of the Arkansas Peace Officers and Sheriffs Association. Anderson's election here late yesterday climaxed a three-day convention featuring addresses by FBI officials and climaxed with a marksmanship shoot at nearby Camp Robinson. Other officers elected were Fred Bradley of Little Rock, Chief Deputy U. S. Marshall, first vice-president: Leon Brown. Craighead County Sheriff, second vice-president; and W. C. Craig. Craighead County Coroner, secretary and treasurer. Ben Kent of Mcna, Polk County Deputy Sheriff, won the association's pistol shoot trophy at Camp Robinson yesterday afternoon. Kent, dis- | 1. That Mrs. Lewis died and was cremated in Jacksonville, Fla.. under the name of Mrs. Elizabeth Hannah Klein, in November. 1943 2. That Mrs. Alice W. Carpenter. Bloomington, ind., died and was cremated In Macon, Ga., in February. 1944. under the name of Mrs. Alma Willa Carter San Francisco. 3. Mrs. Krebs-Clinc Dallas. Tex., in October. 1944. and wns cremated under Mrs Carpenter's name, she left an estate worth approximately $300.000. 4. Mrs. Isabelle Van Natta. San Francisco, died and was cremated in Portland. Ore., last Novmbcr, under the name of Mrs. Krebs- Clinc. Thc district attorney's office indicated that if Cline is given a heavy sentence on the forgery charges, n current attempt to obtain and grand jury indictment may be dropped. Cline. 56. has served prison terms for forgery in Colorado and in California for drugging and robbing a Los Angeles businessman. He is wanted for murder In Dallai: and for forgery in Jacksonville, in addition. Hartford, conn., him In This permission will come from the district, engineer'Office a t Dallas Texas. ••• -"" ••• ' "•' Securing of this non-profitable nroject by the Dud Cason post for the veterans of World War II w<is heralded today as an outstanding civic accomplishment. Since the war ended, the housing ] dawned by gun situation here has. been so acute that I rier Midway some people are moving away from ' Watching the maneuvers with Blythevllle because of no place to j Mr. Truman were Secretary of Navy (James V. Forrestnl and Chief o'f ng anchored Inst _ town of Cape Charles. Va., and got under way agnin today after the arrival of a mall plane nt 11 n.m. It hendcd north ncross Chesapeake liny into thc Potomac and will anchor tonight off upper Cedar Point, IB miles from Cjunntlco. Thc President was up nt 0:30 a.m. today nnd hud brcakfnst on deck in brilliant, warm sunshine. He worked lor several hours on official papers brought by thc mnil plane. It wns the lirst mnil flown to him since he left Washington Sunday afternoon. Tlie Wllliamsburg left Hampton Roads late yestcrdn*', rolling slightly uiitlnr !i brisk breeze. Tlie President bonrded his yacht from the Aircraft Carrier Frank I ill D. Roosevelt, from which he ha,i watched carrier maneuvers in thc Atlantic. The Roosevelt left tlie rest of the tnsk force to return the President to Norfolk late terday. Mr. Truman formally congratulated Adm. March Mlfscher. commander «f the eighth fleet, -i*r the "Instructive", maneuvers 'curried out by his ships. Mr. Truman himself saw the Roosevelt's guns shoot down in flumes a radio-controlled plane "attacking" the carrier. Another wns crews of tlie cnr- yes- • By veterans securing these living ! Naval Operations Adm""Chester" quarters at such nominal rates, it Nlmltz. is believed that many will move to the field, thus making vacancies in Blythevllle which can be rented by people not eligible for the units there. W Pickets Stage Demonstration Police Break Up Mob Of More Than 400 At Plant In Detroit DETROIT, April 24. <UP)_Coull, ty and stale police today broke 111 1 up and dispersed a mob of 400 to 500 CIO United Aulo Workers pickets who demonstrated around Ihe Stlnson plant of Ihe Consolidated IVultee Aircraft Corp. Cat. Tom Bngot of the Wayne County Sheriff's Roncl Patrol snIU no physical blows had been struck and there were no arrests. Bagot described the incident as Involving a shouting, shoving mass of Dickets who blockaded a road lending to the suburban plant and attempted lo keep supervisory and office employes from entering the gates. on of several state. *''ln the disappearance missing wives in that Pledges Filed By Candidates For County Posts Filing of pledges by candidates for Mississippi County offices in this Summer's primaries has started, it was announced by J. B. Bunn of Osccola, secrclary of the Demo- Texarkana Plans Midnight Curfew Two Councils Decide To Draft Ordinances As Result Of Deaths TEXARKANA, Ark., April 24 (UPI —Rigid enforcement of n Saturday midnight curfew on all public amusement spots loomed today for Texarknnn as city attorneys Iwgan to draft, ordinances upon instructions from two councils meeting last night, City officials indicated also that a 0 p. m. curfew may be placed on all Tcxarknna youths under 16 years of age if enough favorable reaction is received on the proposal. Thc curfew was advocated after (wo cold-blooded double-slayings on thc out.skirl.s of this southwest Arkansas city within two weeks. The bodies of Richard Grlflin and Polly Ann Moore were found in n parked car last March 21. and thc builcl- | riddled todies of 17-year-old Paul i Martin and 15-yenr-old Betty Jo Booker were found about a mile j apart last April 14. 'Hie leen-age Tlie pickets strained around an- | couple had attended a dance and tomobllcs of the working employes but did not overturn any. Bngoi cratic Central Committee. Gene E. Bradley, candidate for thc office of county Judge, was first to file with the committee. Roland Green, seeking re-election to the office of Judge, was next scored 192 out of a possible 200. white shooting in a brisk wind. Second with 188 was O. F. Dcublcr, ballistics expert of the Little Roc's police department detective bureau. Frank Alden of the Little Rock , FBI office vns third. Tied for [ lo fourth were Burl Harris, chief de- I These were the only two county puty sheriff of Russellville. last | candidates who had filed up until year's winner, and Bill Newman I yesterday. Mr. Bunn said. At Noon, of the Little -Rock FBI office. j May 1, Is the deadline. Mrs. A. E. Eason of Little Rock won first place in the women's division. Mrs. J. Earl Scroggin of Little Rock wns second, and Mrs. An assertion by A. R. Marshall, Stinson industrial relations director, that the demousiralors poured acid on the cars was denied by Bagot. The pickets began massing at V a.m. mid demonstrated for several hours before county police and » small force of stale police restored order. Most of the.pickets dispersed to llicir homes when police arrived In force, leaving only a light double line on Ihe road. Bagot sf,'d 30 to 40 supervisory employes succeeded in entering the 'plant, while the cars of others were ordered to turn back by police. From the state capital at Lansing Governor Harry p. Kelly or- flered stale police to Hie scene following a request for assistance rrom Wayn c County Sheriff Andrew C. Balrd. Chicaoo Wh*at «•»<• TTIWWT . July Kent of Mena finished' third. vRcpt 1831:, igjif, 1831.'. 18,1 li m\l 183'i 183',-i N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK, April Cotton closed steady. Mar 2606 2807 Ma V 2781 2782 Ju ly 3800 2800 Oct 2805 2*06 060 M06 M06 24. (U.P.)- Spots closed down 1. 2704 2767 2787 2792 2790 nominal at 2807 2782 2795 2800 2800 2849 Henry Kearns of 1'asndenn, Calif., national president of Ihe Junior chamber of Commerce, to nrrivc here tonight. 7:30 o'clock, for H biiiuuici In hLs honor at Hole] Noble. other guests will be of Hubs al Sleele. diuuthersvlll and Hnytl, Mo., nnd o*eola, with President 'Jiinmio Sunders serving as official Bi'cctcr. Following the banquet, there for Jaycees will be "o|>en house at the club room. The program tonight will Include Mr. Kearns' address; a quartet of Blylhcvllle High School sludents under direction of Mrs, Russell Farr Introduction of om, ot town guests by Jim Sinotlierinon. vice president of the Arkansas Junior Chamber of Commerce, and Introduction of Mr Kearns by President Sanders. SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Again Tries To Mediate Issues Bonnet Attempting To End 'Big Three' Split On Spanish Question NKW VOHK. April 21. lUPl — •fiich Ambassador Henri Htinnet gravely concerned over the conllu- iied VI K Three split In the United Nations Security Council, today In- illnled a campaign i,, Kt>t l]lmnl . moils council npprovnl of Ihe proposed Investigation of Krnuco Simln He hns railed Iwlce to metllnlo nig Three dllleionces. but Is trying ngnln. Boimol. met curly today with the council's minority—missfn and !'o- IniKl—and later planned (o confer with the leaders of the majority, Britain and the United Slates, and other smaller nations such us Kuvnl ,,,,ll IL*~vl ••OJI'l' ami Mexico. The Testimony Hits Nazi Defendants Plotting For Mutual Protection Charged; Witness Threatened .NUERNUERG. April 24. (DPI — Thc War Crimes Trial was thrown into an uproar today by disclosure that n witness had been threatened and charges of plotting for mutual Protection among the defendants and the lawyers. Justice Robert H. Jackson told the court that thteak were made ngnlnst Ilnns Ileriid GIsevlus, former ntlachc of the Nazi Interior ministry, while he wns walling lo testify. Olsevius himself testified that he overheard Otlo Stahmer and Rudolf Dix, counsel for Hermann Qocring nnd HJnlmar Schacht. discussing the Ircnd of evidence to be t»kcn. Goering wns quoted as threatening retaliation against, Pchacht If cer'.Rln scandals of thc Nazi regime were brought up. Goering was enraged \iy Ihe testimony. His bland smiles turned to glowering scowls, he flushed purple, clenched his fists nnd gritted his 1 teeth. Stalmier mndc it plnln that the N«7i lenders had plotted among A beauty »hop nt. Manila 1ms themselves to collaborate for their been purchased by Mrs Jean Oil- mutual protection. Goering long bow Smith, wife of Mnrvln Smith had been suspected by courtroom who hns taken over the business observers of promoting H scheme The firm, purchased from Mnl- whereby the Nnzls would stick to- • — - gether h, ihclr courtroom tactics, Gisevlus. who was In the Interior ministry under Wllhclm Prick. I w -Ficneii-Fiiiisli meet- Ing also WHS designed to plan tactics on the Spanish Issue which would guarantee that (he Investt- Knllon proponed by Australia would ue nn Inquiry In fact iut well us In mime nnd not n whitewash. Those three nations were overwhelmingly defeated In Ihe Irunlun cuse yesterday— action which causei another council crisis when Soviet Ambassador Andrei A. Clromyko threatened another boycott of inn Iranian discussions. All the members of the council Ineludlni: Russia, are weed In principle Hint the council should Investigate Franco Spain before- IrtkhiK any— If nny—nctlon ngalnsl the regime. Such an Inquiry would defer action on Polish Ambassador Oscur iJinge's motion lo Invoke diplomatic sanctions ngnlnst Franco. Lunge was understood lo IK' seeking n formulu which would link his plan for severunce of diplomatic relations with Spain and Australia 1 .-, plan for an Investigation. But his major concern, Polish officials M<UI. wus to guarantee that the UN's first Investigation not be vised as a device to "bury" the Spanish Issue. Council delegates, agreed Hint there should be n Spanish Investigation, concerned themselves today with Httempli lo reach agreement In advance of tomorrow's meeting on details of sueh.nn Inquiry. Bonnet especially felt that Ihe threat of another Russian boycott of the council nntf continued Big Three dl- unlty called urgently for' a display at n semblance of unity lo the world on some Issue. B | 0ck RMd$ T- n * r . Jo Prevent FaStlSl March Upon Milan By A I, DO FORTE IMK«d 1-rn* SUff CWrnpoodent road* S.s'vS'prs^sLs^Hi llmt^n l, K |,i llirilll , st Communism has b<*un in II Duc^i ,>„ ',\ , lory '""."'forto circulated by the "Fascist uemoc lyty proclaiming a fight against "the Red paras S2r, ° | lh ? COSt l : i ;° ml ! tcd IX)li<;o to take extS uuiUpns iittiinwt an outbreak of violence, State police squads i,, jeeps blocked ail roads and checkl id all vehicles. A douhlo circle of policemen 30 yards in dinnictcr wns cslnblished nround the emptv Jrave he manife.sto, mnackiriK of the blood and rti Mrs. Jean Smith Becomes Owner Of Beauty Shop Child Injured On Highway 18 Motorist Is Absolved In Connection With Accident Near Dell Seven-year-old Cecil Usellon had been cautioned to wntch very cure- fully us ho crossed Highway 18 used by Mussolini in hi^-he^a^^Sr^t^Sg .,nwspupe«'« an, reached Mice. It was accomSd ™ * c'opy ot the note found in a scaled envelope by thcTernT[>t£ "Duce, we will light in youf name, (caching ourselw. the way," the graveside note said. . •/•'. Tlie manifesto »ald that "Fascist Democratic party" was obliged io begin Ihe struggle' Y'(against Ihose henchmen.of red violence': o compel the free expression of Ihe popular majority, Authors of; the 'manifesto.claim- ed thai the grave robbers escaped with tlie complete body, although reports circulated that a decomposed part of one leg had been left In thc grave. - ' A United Pres«! ''correspbndent who penetrated to the inner part for Ihe newspaper delivered the load from his home near Uell. Ycslcrdny nflernoon, |, c WRS looking In one direction, ns a car np Branched in tlie distance, and fulled to HOC another car travel 1 liilf In th c opposite direction ns he ran the roiul. The child and the car collided, with I ho. child striking |,ho side of Ihe car nt the rcur. ,lt wns snid Ho received lacerations on the side of his race which extend' to the ear. nnd n concussion of the brnln. AlthoiiKli his Injuries «re serious, his condition today wfta satlsfac- tory. HB pital occtirred shortly before 3 In front of the farm home ' wd« rcmo.vcd 'to Walls Hos- following the idcldtW, 'which o'clock of hl» mother, Mrs. LoulBc Uselton Identity () f the di Ivor, who was said to have been absolved of blninc. wns not lenrnud nnd the case w«s not reported to the sheriff's office. Weath,er testified regarding a talk between Stahmer nnd Dix In the counsel room early this morning. Stahmer objected lo the line Oiscvhis wns taking and Jackson interrupted. Thc U. S. chief prosecutor snid he had heard of the incident, nnd added: "I think it Is Important Hint the tribunal know Hint threats were made against tills witness in this courthouse whil c he wns waiting to testify." Stahmer hinted t () thc court. Hint there wns n plot nmong the defen- .dnnls. led by Goering. for the cooperative prnlcclion of their mutual interests at the trial. He said Goering told him lust night thnt If Schncht's testimony. when lie is put on the stand, takes a certain Hue. then Goering "on his part hnd to drop any considerations for Schacht." An angry discussion was touched Thc new owner, who plans to move later to Munlla, is a licensed beauty operator having been grnd- unled from the Eagle Ilcnuly School here last July. Since that time •ilic has been employed as an opoi - nlor of Eagle Dcnnty Shop here. was off by Glscvious' attempt to of thc overheard conversation tween the lawyers. tell be- were Inst seen at 2 a.m. leaving the dance hall. Meanwhile. Texas Ranger Cnpl. M. T. Goiuaullus and local officers con- I tinned their investigation as Ihe reward reached a total of SS.S80 this week. Livestock Hogs 7.600, salable 6.000; market activ c fully steady. Good and choice slaughter barrows and gills 14.80; sows and sings 14.05; good nnd choice feeder pigs under 140 Ibs. lf> to 15.25; few boars 10 to 13. Gallic 4,600. salable 2,000; calves 1.4GO. nil salable; market generally steady on moderate supplies of cattle. About 20 loads of strcrs on snlc. A lew medium to good steers 15.50 to 16; with good and choice 16.40 lo 16.75; medium to pood heifers nnd mixed yearlings 13-50 to 16; odd head good cows 13 to 13.75; common and medium beef cows 10 to 12.50; canncrs and cutters 7.50 to 9.25; good beef bulls 14 to 14.15; medium lo good sausage hulls 12 to 13.50; choice vcnlers 17.90; medium to good 13 to 10.50; slaughter steers 11 to 17.75; slaughter heifers 10.50 to 17.50; feeder steers 10.50 to 16.50. Chicoqo Rve May . 2C4',i 2C75i 261 Vi July . 148W 14815 148V} 263 Joe B. Evans, Accountant, Opens Office An accounting office has been established here by Joe B. Evans, who is starting his own business after returning from service with the Armed Forces. The new business Is located nt 202 Lynch Building, corner of Main and Broadway. Mr. Evans, a certified public accountant, is n member of the American institute of Accountants. He was nssoctnted with J. F. Leiu ti & company. Accountants, /ir seven years prior to entering service. Tfe served eight months with the Senbccs. when stationed at Camp Peary, Va., antt later was transferred lo the Navy where he served 22 months with thc Navy Cost Inspection Service, having been stationed at Mobile, Ala., and Camden, Ark. Born at Holland, Mo., Mr. Evans has lived in Blythevllle since l»2fl. He Is son of Mr. and Mrs. j. w. Evans and husband of the former Miss Ruth Dlllahunty. They make their home with Mrs. Evans' mother, Mrs. joe S. Dillahunty, at 1041 Chickasawba. sic Shed, Is" located ton Building then Mrs. Smith will have an assistant Ithln a few weeks, siie announced. ARKANSAS — Cloudy, showers nnd thunderstorms In cast nnd south portions today nnd In norlh- cnst portion tonight. Thursday partly cloudy and not much change In in the Tip- temperatures. N. O. Cotton NEW ORLEANS, April 24. (U.P.) —Cotton closed steady. Mnr 2807 2811 2799 2804 May 2770 2777 2769 2774 July 2793 2793 2786 2791 Oct 2800 2802 3783 2795 Dec 2804 2806 278» 2BOO Veteran Refuses to Be Evicted across of the police circle around the grav,; saw no remnant of the leg In'the Kravc;, Pisces of clothing -which hnri been towed into the grave wllh the naked dictator were found nearby, " •."' i; .; The manifesto was distributed <>n n letterhead marked .'<PFby lor the "Democratic Fascist Parly "'aHd was signed by the "Central steer- Ing Committee." Tho nccompanylnV graveside note said "Finally, o Duce. you are wllh" ns You »111 always be for ui that , light which w« will took >V> as the fun. The sun returned to shthe on your for«hea4. We will Mround YOU .with ro*e* <but U4 'pcrfuine of rAuH-ttrtuc* «tf*««r : that roM» Dues, we .will c flight In your name, teaching ourselves the way." In Rome, 30 extra policemen armed uith mochlneguni were posted In the Piazza Veoetia to prevent any Fascist deraonstratlonsiln- spired by the'theft of I! Duce's body. The guards reported everything -calm beneath the dictator's old balcony. , • Around Milan police intensified I heir search for thieves and the v^tolon corpse. They patrolled the roads In jeeps purchased from the American Army. Pollc c sought an automobile described by n witness, who saw It parked behind the cemetery at 8 n.m. yesterday, about the time that the body wns believed to have been snatched from its Potter's Field grave. They said 'this was their only clue. ' The manifesto denied .that a decayed part of Mussolini's leg hud l>een left In the grave. It said th ft body was recovered."complete- Intact." . - . ••'. -. It snid: : "The Fascist Democratic Party, having received no reply to the Democratic and human request sent on April 9, 1946, to competent, au- thorlttes^a request which ' it satisfied would have, clarified If only slightly the Italian political, hori- , zon now steeped in a coalition of hatred and blocd—is constrained to begin the struggle against those henchmen of red violence, seeking' at any cost to compel the free expression of the popular majority, which only through peace can flnd'lhe proper course." Authorities disclaimed knowledge of the existence of any such formal request- The manifesto contained mes- siges venerating Mussolini similar to those in the note found at the grave, -, "Let us gather up that body, let us drink deeply of that light/' the manifesto said."The day will come when, our land purified ot red parasltM, the flame spirit will ai?ai n be able to break forth in- vjnclble and in fiery triumph against all materiatans and .'all Tlie ministry of interior said that mobile police were on duty at various points^ in Rom* in case of need. Police were uniter orders ,.to halt any suspicious automobiles. Police investigating Fascist organizations known to exist gave particular attention to the S.A.M., the Mussolini Action Squadrons. John Collins, wounded eight times at si, Lo, prepares to battle threatened eviction from his New Orleans La., home with a shotgun "No matter what thc law.vcrs said the lf.w Is," Collins said, "nobody's going lo pile our furniture up In t h c street." Owners of thc dwelling have been trying lo get Collins and his mother to move since a fire curly this month burned out t wo rear bedrooms and thc bathroom, so ft could be repaired. (NBA Telephoto) Y Stocks AT&T .......... .v.:..;. 194 1-2 Amer Tobacco . . .:'. .....'. 95 3-4 Anaconda Copper ........ 47 3-g Beth steel .' ............... ids 1-2 Chrysler . ................ 131 i.j G«n Electric Gen Motors ...<..-.. Montgomery Ward . N Y Central Int Harvest*r .>-.'... North Am Aviation Republic atari Radio .'•,..! Studebaaw . ..;.,. Standard o* N J ... Texas cop ...;,../ U 8 StMt .;:...;.:. 47 74 fr-t «. 1-4 J-O-2 K 1-2 it 7-8 B.7-* !•(-» » K4 WT4 «J-J

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