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™» DOMINANT NEWSPAPER car MCMTHKAfrr ADB-.»... .~~ i*^ » ™ fc^ VOL. XLIJI—NO. 30 Bl> thevllle Dally New* BiytbevlUe Courtar White Shirt Sale Causes Near Riot Blythertlto Herald Mluluippi Valley white shirt sale in Cincinnati. Ohio, caused a bit of excitement, /.'hen tlie customers crowded the sales girls so badly thnt they took refuse "top the store counter.!. As the sales girls display disgusted looks, as small girl, standing atop the counter, shows si B ns of fear and cmnzement as one oj lli c white shirt .seekers shows pain in the crusli. INEA Tclephoto.) Taxpayers Will Put Pressure On Candidates To Get 'Rights Wesl Luke Taxpayers Association niembors plait to become active in tho forthcoming county elections in ;m ef- iort to obtain."fairer trealnienl" for Western Mississippi Bounty, it was announced today, following a meeting Tues day night of 350 enthusiastic taxpayers who pledged thc'ii support to public statements. Organization of the association recently was started an ol Tort to obtain better roads for the section west of J L,ake, according to leaders in the movement . Three far-reaching resolutions of unanim' ' • Manila. ; and action were ighl. meeting at : NEWSPAPER OF MOBTHKABT ARKAN8M AND aOUTBMT BLYTI1EVILLE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, APRIL 25fi 194C SINGLE COPIES FIVE CUNTS COMMUNISTS HURL CHALLENG * * * * * * ... Russia May Yield On^Trieste Issue Four Ministers Ready To Begin Talks In Paris Hopes For Harmonious Session Se«n; British More Conciliatory PARIS, April 25. (U.P.)—Tho ic Pour Foreign Ministers assembled today for peace treaty tajks with signs that Russia may be preparing to yield on the thorny Trieste iKSue and thai Britain i s opposed lo any common Anglo-American front against the Soviet. Tim Ministers' deputies opened proceeding!; with a preparatory meeting at Luxembourg Palace prior lo the. first fun dress session lit 5 p. m. (11 a. ni. EST.I. Indications th.it British foreign policy has taken a new tack came in London dispatches coincident with the arrival in Paris of Foreign Secretary Ernest Bcvin. Bevin who has been in the forefront or repeated disputes with Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov wns said now to favor a subslnn-,. ,. . Unity more conciliatory line to-1'" tnc Rc<l Nation s Leaders And Average Citizens Honor Justice Stone By RUTH <i]\|KlNF,K United I'ress Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON. April 2IJ. (U.P.)-Tho high and the humlito nt a son-owing csipilnl paid final Iributo to Hnrlaii I'iske Stoni!, 12th Chief .Justice of tho United States at solemn nte.s in Wellington's towering Episcopul Cathedral lodny. President Truman, Cabinet, members, Justices and members ol ConjfrcsK joined hundreds of lesser citizens at the dim-nil services in the vaulted nave of the Gothic cliui-ch. At 2 p. m. tho black-draped casket of the 73-year-ohl jurist who died Monday was carried by uniformed Supreme Court guards through the c:ithcdn»Lfs arched doorwav and arched doorway and placed ill the intersection of the arms of the cross 'which lonn the eiitliednil'.s basic design. The 2,500 mourners listened reverently as The Rev. Fleming James of Scwanec. Tenn., an old friend of the chief Justice, spoke the opening lines of the Episcopal service for lead: nin the rcsurrrctlon and the $462 Needed To Meet Goal Of Red Cross Chickasawba District Is now only $462.(i8 .short of its $H,300 goal the dcnd: . whosoever llvcth snd be- Jack Finley Robinson, man, announced today. ward the Soviet than is being lak en by Secretary of state Jnmes P. Byrnes. It appeared that Bevin mnv be hopeful of assuming the role ol s "t»ii'day and it is believed middle man or mediator between whe " " nrp Porlc<l communities the clashing American and Soviet viewpoints on the postwar European settlement. "I II Jc llevclh In me shall never die. Trunun Family Attend* Tho presidential family and others from the White House sal alone „„. „..,.,.,„ „..,,;. '» the first pew on the left, facing drive, Jnmrs Hill Jr.. chairman, and - , e Bllnr ' 1; °"'/ two " nd one-half co-chuiv- , hours earlier, interrupting a vnca- crulsc. Mr. Truman had loft tlon Americans Face Responsibility, Kearns Declares National President Addresses Jaycees Here Last Night The world Is looking to us to prove that democracy works. Henry Reams, of Pasadena, Calif., president of the united Stales .junior Gliiunber of Commerce told 7ft lo- --lrfP iwrsonn *,« reported killed tuiUy when two westbound KurlJiijlon collided M t IxKiml, N»pervlll«. x|re»nilinrr» si. crowinr In t!l.KVt:i,ANI>, April 28. (HI-) — Two railroad brotherhoods today Jinnoum-rd || 1H | |j,ey i,»d unan- Imimsly v,i(rd to slrlk, May 18 unless "sullsUctory Mlllrnient can be effected w )(h the carriers In (he meantime." . Byrnes wns keeping his own views strictly to himself, apparently hopeful of first getting some indication of the trend of Soviet opinion from Molotov. How much progress has Deadline for final reports is noon Ilia;, i turn Koal. will Ijc to have ended in the yacht Wlliliimsbnrg at Qnantl- duties i'"i Jnyceee and IJielr guests lant iilBht «t a dinner meeting nt Hotel Noblo. "We nm*t prove Unit fn> c men do not become lax and inefficient. We must provo that we can live toRcthor. that we can progress ami enjoy the IrulU of each olliers labors. Fnllur* lo do this will mean llmt totalitarianism will I like over «ml we will lose our personal liberties and treedom," hi> polnlcd out In urging the orKanlralion ol young men to take H more ncllve part in governmental affairs of tlio state and nation. H* decried the tendency of the _. J , - Inst few yciirj , to turn much of "clzcd by the sponsors, (ho Jun- oiir persona] rosponslbtll(u>; and,'" 1 ' Chamber. O f Commerce, when tote Bulletins s ay Nationalist v Army Must Fight To Take Cities Witl Not Surrender Changchun and Harbin, Spokesman Declares BV WALTER LOGAN United PTMS Staff Coi-re»Dond*nt CHUNGKING, April 25.7^P>- Chlnesc Communists are unwilling' to 'make further concessions to it. i , . . . • --• '" e National Kovornment *nd Nah»l t»lal W l.ral In mills, elev,- ) tlon»ll.,t troops must fight II they tor, .rid warehouse, loUled only wish to take Changchun and Har HMOI).M» iH,!,^, „.. Aprtl ,. bi n , a communl'ttesman saU Jaycee Group To Publicize Picking Event WASHINGTON, April M. (UP) —Chancre Urn I the United Stales »-lll be »ble (n meet ll« food pro- mine* to hungry peupl« abroad dliinnrd somewhat today when the Afilrulturc I)c|>«rtrn<-nl reported Blythevlllo Is the home or the Nntloniil Cotton Picking Contest— and thnt fact will be widely pub- in collections reached, The drive, Va. He wns accompanied by Or oilier groups AlthQ "'B" over to political agencies. an nclive Inter- These resolutions, listed in order » announced, were: "First: Before' .sanctioning any candidate for county judge of Mississippi County, it will lie understood by this organization (hut he will immediately place in the county west of Big Lake, one road grader patrol, to remain permanently west of Big Lake, to be operated on a permanent routine patrol approved by this organization: and that he will stamp all warm ills and receipts for all work done in Mississippi County west of Big Lake, (hat we may at all times be able to determine the amount of money which has been spent by Mississippi County west of Big Lake. "Second: Before sanctioning any candidate for the State of Arkansas General Assembly, it will be understood by this organization that he will at all limes keep this organization informed of proposed and passed legislation, and that he will al all times regard (he dc.sircs of this organization. "Third: That, while this organisa- tion is non-political, the officers and executive committee shall Ire required before all elections to advise nil members of this organization of candidates who do not stand for the welfare of the taxpayers of Mississippi County west of I3h; Lnke." Feeling was expressed by members of the "utter unfairness and illegality of the obvious failure of County Library Busy In March Board Members Hear Report Of Activities At Osceola Meeting The 15.611 books circulated bv the Mississippi County Library throughout the county, during the month of March, reflects the wide interest nov.- being taken in rending, members o f the County Library Board were told when the B_roup held a special meeting in Osceola. The lni-B' ciliated by the county library" to Be number of books cir- individunls war, in addition to the 1.37B books distributed to Ihe county schools during month. tile past Petitions requesting that an amendment enabling counties to levy a librr.ry tax to be placed on the ballot at tiic November general election are being circulated in this county. Backers point out that the amendment is . needed because too the public officers of Mississippi present means' of support is tw Cuimty lo spend :my minute pro- limited in mnnv counties to furn- l^r.fiim* nt tl... 1 C. .*n,. ,.**..t ~r ,....., I J , II , * , - ' "HI" ish the l>ost kind, of librarv service. Miss Leila Heasley of Little portion of the 15 per cent of total county road income derived from tins district xvesi of rjij; Lake." according to the statement issued. Fcmiler (liters Figures Figures of Mississippi County road nnd highway income and expenditures were presented by Oscar Fcnd- Icr. attorney. Summarized, those figures, according to Mr. Fcndler. showed that fc.r the four years from' 1942 through ISlfS. more than S510.- 000 was available for taxes and oilier slate and county sources for roads; that more than S502.or)0 had been spent by the county for roads'and bridges during this period: and that Uock. representative of the Arkansas Library Commission, who has been visiting in the county announced that, Arkansas libraries now arc operating on nn average of is cents per capita with 35 cents per capita needed for moderately efficient service. Third Graders Present Kiwanis Club Program The third grade class of Central ^ School, taught by Miss Mary Out- more than .5250.000 had been spent! !nw . presented a program yesterday for Kiwanians at the luncheon meeting at Hotel Nohln. The program included recitations and group singing by students. Paul Fiyrum was inducted into membership nnd a guest was Karl Couchman of Ihe Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, who formerly lived in Blythcville. for gravel and hauling during the last three calendar years. The assessed valuation of land west of Big Lake was shown lo be In excess of 15 per cent o( the total county assessed valuation, according to the statement. A talk, "crying for action lo improve Ihe roads hi this district and to avoid repeated sciiool bus failures throughout the whole district west of Big Lake." was made by \V. W. Fowler, principal of Manila High School. In accepting the pledge for all officers and executive committee members lo "advise ail members of this organization of candidates who do not sland for Ihe welfare of the lax- payers of Mississippi County west of Big Lake," names of these officers and executive committee members were announced. They are: W. II. Bryant of Lcach- villc, chairman: Albert White of Manila, vice chairman; H. K. Hoyt of Leaclwllle, secretary and treasurer. Executive committee members, chosen from school districts, are: Manila (in) No. 15. Bill Brown; iManila (out) No. 15, Earl Wildy: Boynlon, No. 17, Joe Morgan: Box Elder. No. 22. W. o, Galyenn and W. E Crafton: Shadv Grove, No. 39. Jim David: Lcachvillc (in) No. 40. Lcroy Carter: Lcachvillc (out) No. •10, Dolph Grooms and Ruffin New- fomc; Pawhcen No, 45, Bon Edgin; Brown, No. 50. Barney Thrallkill; Rocky. No. M, Frank Noe; Districts No. B. 52, 53. George Webster and John Caudill: Skidway. L. A. Stecn; Blnckwater. Rodgers Whitney. The mecling was open and dismissed with prayer by the Rev. P. M. Sweet, pastor of the Manila Methodist Church. 'marie by a -subcommittee of experts studying the Trieste issue was not known specifically. But, there was some Indications that Russia, which has supported Yugoslavia's demands for tlie key Adriatic port, may be swinging around to the Anglo-American view which favors allowing Italy to retain Trieste, possibly under sonic form of internationalization. An agreement on Trieste would remove a major stumbling block toward agreement on peace treaty terms for Italy. The report of the experts on Trieste may be submitted to the Ministers Saturday. Indications of a new British line toward the conference came from Foreign Office quarters which insisted that Britain is strongly opposed to American suggestions for a "showdown" with Russia over Europe. The British were represented as desiring to go slow and seek small areas of agreement rather than allow the conference to blow up. The Initial meeling of Byrnes. Mololov, Bevin and French Foreign Minister Georges Bidault hart linen scheduled for ^ p. m . but was set hack to 5 p. m. because of the lateness of Bevln's arrival from London. April, v;;s extended In an effort to obtain the quota. Those communities which have not yet made reports are Promised j Land, Forty and Bight. Half Moon. been New Liberty, Boynlon, Arpiorel, Calling Ridge. Lone Oak. and Mlllignn Reports are to be marie Uj JJ-id Cross hcado.narler.si..now location,'*U: the Court House. ' ~\ More Pledges Filed For Political Races Interest in Mississippi County politics is steadily increasing with ninny of the candidates filing their pledges with .1. n. Buini of Osceola, secretary of the County Democratic Committee. Before the story was published, when Mr. Bunn announced two can- dates had filed, numerous others had paid their fees. Among these was Harvey Morris, candidate for re-election to the office of Circuit Court Clerk. Cnndl- dale Morris couldn't decide whether he was lucky or unlucky when he filed for the Number 13 candidate. Next Wednesday Noon I.i The Deadline for Filing, Chicago Rve Mn v •July 2fiO'i 265'i KSI JG1 1 :- 148'i 148'i 148'i 148'i Ark-Mo Power Company Begins $1000,000 Building Program A $1,000.000 ronstrnctlon and service improvement program has been started by the Arkansas-Missouri Power Company, It was announced today by James Hill Jr., president of the electric company. This huge new building and construction program, according to Mr. Hill, will transform a great deal of long and careful "postwar planning" into "postwar action." Already many crews of men. including a large per centage of war veterans, have been employed by the company to carry out the program. This $1,000.000 expenditure will cover construction of several hundred miles of electric lines, including 110,000 volt and 33.000 von transmission lines as well as many miles of smaller lines. "In addition lo the new lines lo be constructed." Mr. Hill said, "all existing lines nnd equipment are being carefully examined and tested and, where necessary, are being rebuilt, repaired or replaced. Much service work that was hampered by wartime shortages of manpower and materials. Is now rapidly being carried out." . Several large substations arc to be built B nd n cw automatic switching devices are to be in- slailed at several points in the company's - system in order to eliminate as many service Interruptions as possible. However, since many critical materials arc still scarce, It Is anticipated thai at east two years will be required to complete the program, it v. announced. Every town served by the com- pny will receive the benefits of improved electric service when the program Is completed. What this new building program ?nimiV can t0 B1 y««*»le and surrounding towns, was pointed out by for Ihe company. According to Mr. J V. Onles, district manager Gates. "Blylhevlllc already has. coming from scvtrnl liighlv de- peudnblc sources, a supply of electric power which is adequate to tnke care of all present needs, but when this new program is rom- naval aide, ami MuJ. Den. Harry Vaughan. his military aide. The President drove [mm Quan- est In tho political affairs ol tho nation, the speaker reminded those orgHnlMU!c:n Is pressure present Ihnl tho not likely to bee L* IT . -»•—• • ••"<• t>«v.j m • ui'tinue a prcssuro hite House whore ho B roup", because In the 1100 organ- v . K wns jo lied b.v Mrs. Truman mid, Izatlons throughout the their daughter Mnrgaiet for the present all cree<ls mid f "n«nl. political Immediately behind the White ». . ... •••"*!. TI ^ IWJH; uiir. iiuertics wiie-t House party snt the honorary pall- „„„ on our responsibility bcaicrs, 10 of the 11 living Jurists someone «l«o," he said. shades uf opinion. "We lose tnir liberties when we to who served with Stone on the Supreme Court. They included retired Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes. For Service »nd Training H Is. the. group-t. the national for nnl,, 1,, II n l_ i. » ,~ * ev-~-r "J K'W»«4C n't IHUIlUt O Iv Jusllcc Robert II, Jackson, in mood fcllownhip, to train young men Nuernberg at the w»r crimes trial for comflunlty leadership ond In- B,."^ e "L,,.^ ,1 h 1 ™.™ ™ «"' Ict or each imllvl- By themselves In a pew at the right ol the altar sat Mrs. Stone nnd her sons, Dr. Marshall H. stone of Cambridge.. Mfuis , and Col, Lau- Bon Stone of New York. Cloud* Cover Sky Rain clouds obscured'the sunlight (is the hearse stopped before, the cathedral and the ceremony began. Between two lines formed by the dual to his community. In the field of International affairs Mr. Kenrns pointed out that Jnycce organizations are now no- Uv e In 32 countries and that through these exchanges of Ideals and Ideas and the development of IntcrnatloiiMl good fellowship the world has a broad basis for such honorary pallbearers, clad in dark ! lions. nn organization as Ihe United Na- business suits, the casket was borne into the church where the President and his party already had taken their places. Tlie honorary pallbearers and the Stone family walked behind the bier. The cemetery rites, were private, attended only by the Stone family close relatives, and Intl The chief justice's f the foot of a fir tree it of tiny SI, Paul's Episcopal Church hiilll. in 1R10. A few hundred yards away Is the famous shrine where sits the hooded figure of R sorrowing woman, sculpted by St. Oau- dens and erected by Henry Adams In memory of his wife. Tlie honorary pallbeiircrs at Ihe cathedral were Associate Justices Black. Reed. Frankfurter, RutlcdRc and Burton, imd threo retired justices. Chief Jusllce Hughes and Justices Roberts and McReynolds. Mrs. J. E. Barrett Dies At Little Rock Mrs. Homer E. Wilson has been called to Little Rock because The speaker was Introduced by Jinimle aandern, president of the local group. Jim Smothermon, local Jaycee and vice-president of the Arkansas JCC welcomed the guests and introduced out-of-town visitors. Harrc! Dunn of Pine Bluff, prcs- today. Tha spokesman said the Unwillingness to concede extended to Chi-' "esc government affairs as well AS the Manchuriah situation and referred specifically ( 0 the c.rmy- reorganization program. •., "The situation has changed com- Pletoly," he said, asserting that f« mm un'»t lorces held more than 100 towns or counties In M*h- churla while the government hSld from 12 to 20. Although the Communists offered -tp relinquish Changchun fthd representatives attend the nnrninl ' Hllrbt n after last month's peace State Convention, beginning tomor- ne 8oUatlons, he said he did not Vow afternoon at Pine Bluff. j believe they would surrender th«' To be represented by u Inrger , cltle . s «°w "since the Kuomlniang number of Jaycees than any other j st " rt l-'d Iho war." club attending the three-day con- "Now the government must fight, vontlon. B «peoln! conch will take " '*• takes those places," He said.- the 41 men to Pine Bluff. , When a new agreerrlent Is The coach wa« brought from St ^ -negotiations must recognize the Louis this afternoon by the pus-I , ° r lne f"" 8 "*^ situation and sender train cnroute to Memphis £ ve """"W the agreement will n .-.in . , • ... . r n*. i, tiVfA nn »n' M ' " " .-•• • J ---.. v ' . will remain hero until tomorrow morning, B o'clock, when the early pussenger train goes from St. Louii to Memphis, v From Memphis, J»y- cee« will- go to'- Plnq Blutf ori 11 Cotton Belt line; arriving theft about, 1 o'clock. Flags and placards on the co««h will Inform onlookers thnt Blythc- ville JHi'ccca ar c traveling. They will announce their nrrlval In Pine Bluff with signs stating, "We're Here— Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce." They will then have n parade all of their own with the mnlf, attraction n Negro pianist, Willie Bloom. Willie will play the plnno, decorated with cotton bolls, oh the platform of n truck. The ptnno will also be on the coach to entertain Jaycees and will be taken to the lobby of Pines Hotel, headquarters of the Convention. There, Willie will play request numbers of attending representatives. Main feature for ISIylhcvllle Jay- cre.s Is their support of a iocnl r ,.,....„ ."' Cnt of the Arka " s "" state group i member for "thc"oifice of Nntlonai le friends. Issued n special Invllatlon for nil | Director. Two directors will be grave lies nt j t n attend the stale convention be-(elected and will altflnd the Nntlon- ni me shadow ing held In Pine Bluff this week- nl Convention. plctcd. we're proud to snv that (h c death, of her sister-in-law. the people of Blythcville will have the dependability exceeded In very electric service of which can few areas of our country. "During the war our company- was able to take care of the additional power requirements of two large air bases and. in adlitlon, furnish service to ninny new industrial nnd agricultural developments without lowering the standard of service rendered our other customers." said Mr. Oalcs. "The construction of a new 110.000-volt transmission line leading inlo Blytheville from n point near Pnragoiilct, together with existing high-voltage lines serving this vicinity, will almost guarantee enough dependable electric power to lake care of any new Industrial development that may be anticipated lor Ihls area for many years to come," Mr. Gates continued. a part of the company's As service Improvement program, the automatic switching equipment, which Is to be installed will, according to Mr. Gates, practically eliminate any lerruplioiis in major service ln- any of Ihe towns served by the company In this territory. The company recently announced ail electric rate reduction amounting to $75,000 annually, which is to be placed into effect as soon ns new rate schedules can be worked up and presented to the Arkansas nnd Missouri public service cormnlcslotK for approval. Mrs. J. K. Barrett. Mrs. BarretU who had visited In Blytheville, died yesterday nnd funeral services will be held Saturday. Mrs. Wilson will be accompanied by Mr. Wilson, her son. chief Petty OfMcer Russell Rclnmlller. and his bride. COP and Mrs. Reinmiller arc here with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson until fridny when they will go lo Corpus' Christ!, Texas, where he Is to be stationed. Huffman Baby Dies The iufnnt son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dunn died this morning shortly nfter birth al their Huffman home. Their only child, he hnd been named Uollie Wayne Dunn. Condition of his mother was believed satisfactory. funeral services were held end. Wnlter Hopton. of Ncosho, Mo., president of tho Missouri jcc issued R similar invitation to attend the stale meeting of his orgnnlzn- tlon. Bi« Group from II»ytl The Hayll. Mo., club had the largest visiting delegntion with IB present. They were, Loroy Benny Hall. Ted Wilson. Bnln. Lafo . French, Woodrow McDonald, Troy McDonald, Ray Campbell, Herb Wlckam, Russell Dalton, Hal Edwards, R. W. King, Raymond Mermer, Qene Poe, Earl Patchett. Woodrow Clark, c. L. Emerson, Ernest Powell, and Kenneth Reed. Other guests were, James Wea- thcrford of Pine Bluff, and four from Cnruthersvlllc, Mo,, Bill Wilson. Maurice Malln, s. C. Abcr- nathy and Tom Clark. President. Sunders Introduced Jack O'Kccfo, a forrmr member of the group who hns returned from tbc service, along with the board of directors and officers of the Blvthcvllle gfoup. Mr. Kearns was presented a mln- Inlurc scrfipbook of newspaper clip- plugs about Ills visit to Blythevllla which had been prepared by thu chairman of the publicity committee. Elbert Huffman. All added entertainment feature was vocal selections by a high school quartet o( Miss Frances Shouse. Miss Joyce Damon, 'Freeman Jernigan and Harry Farr, wltli Mrs. Russell Far at the piano. niythcvlllc's candidate is Otho Blnnfielri.-who now holds the office of stale director. The cnmpniRii for election also will be car- rlcd on with signs and placards. The local .Jaycee room at the Hotel will lip marked with cards reading: "Blylhevllle Junior Chamber of Commerce—Otho Stanfield for National Director." Another outstanding event will be competitions for best scrapbooks or digests and projects. Among th c projects to b» entered by Blytheville Chapter -will be the Cotton Picking Contest, which won stale championship Inst year; "Dulck" project, Public Health and Safety and Christmas activities. John McDowell will replace Jimmy Stevenson on the Stale Awards Committee. Mr. Stevenson Is unable to attend because of Illness of his father. Thc fllae Bluff committee Js mnde up of J. T. Sudtmry. OUio Stanfield. Roland Bishop, Marshall Blnckard and Jimmle Sanders. Jaycees planning to attend, other than this committee and Mr. McDowell, arc Auzzic Henry. William Wyatt. Jim Smothermon. J. C. Ellis Jr.. L,. O. Thompson Jr., Carl Jiidd, Mclvin Halseil. Utho Barnes, Tim Estcs. E. M. Terry. Vny Etchieson. Ralph Patlon. J. T. "Char- He" Sta'^up. alen Harrison. Arlto French. Thad Nicol. Guy Lehn, Dob Lee Smith, J. D. Lurusford, Vance Henderson. Walter Day, James Roy, Ben Henderson, Clair Joe Fitzpatrick. Fred Callihan j Miller, Leon Oenning, Bill Craw- afternoon at Maple Qrove cemetery with Cobb Funeral Home In charge. N. Y. Stocks" nnd Donald Day composed the corrt- this rniltce In charge of arrangements Last njghl's event marked the third time the Blythcvlle club had been visited by a president of the National Junior Chamber of Commerce. A T k T 193 Amcr Tobacco 95 Anaconda Copper 46 3-B Beth Steel 103 3-4 Chrysler 129 1-2 Gen Electric 463-8 Gen Motors 73 7-3 Montgomery Ward 89 1-4 Sludcbaker 29 1-2 Standard of N J 753-4 Texas Corp 62 1-8 U S Steel 81 Weather ARKANSAS — Mostly cloudy. showers extreme cast today. Partly cloudy tonight and Friday. Not much change In temperatures. Chicago Wheat July . 18314 183!-i 18314 ISSVi Sept . 183U 183 l -i 183!$ 1*3H be . lived up toi" The spokesman $ald he believed the CommunuiU were too strong to 'permit' government troop* taking the -tw6 cttte*. .Be Wtfd -for tlrth of hostilities iri order that"negotiation;, may' be resumed. "Thn.,quicker the 'fighting stops, the better It will be for the Kuo- mlntung," he said. '-The Kuorhln- tang refused our concessions before. Now the situation has developed asalnat the Kuomintang." At the same time, the Communist-influenced " association of political reconstruction of the northeastern province unnounced ti three- point prpgram for peace and submitted It to the government and Comnmnl.s> factions In hopes or breaking the deadlock. It asked first that places taken by the government be recognized by the Communists, that troop operations cease Immediate- I l.v nr.d that field teams be sent fa areas of conflict. Secondly It urged that a three- man committee begin Immediate nationalization, of the two armies, uslnq; In tho northeast the local military lenders who fought the Japanese. The third proposal recommended that reorganization of the ioc.il governments accompany the army nationalization. The association asked that the People's political committee be reorganized and enlarged to Include members of all parties concerned nnd function "entirely separate from the Generalissimo's headquarters." Tlie Communist Dally reported that the "world scientific association" 1/d cabled President Truman nnd 6en. Tom Connally of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee that the Kuomintang had refused (he Communist peace proposals because It was "relying upon American vessels, planes, weapons and money." The cable Rssertedly crltlzed Lt. Oen. Albert C. Wedemeyr. commander of U. S. forces In" China, and asked that Gen. George C. Marshall continue Impartial mediation. The association reiterated demands that no American loan b e made to China until government reorganization is completed nnd a^ democratic constitution is established. Livestock. Hogs: 7,000. salable 6,500; market active, fully steady. Good and choice slaughter barrows and gilfs 14.30: sows and stags 14.05; good and choice feeder pigs under 140 Ibs 15 to 15.25: largely 15.25; odd lots ford, Marshal) Blackard. Lagronnc Whittle. John McDowell, Leon Mc- Oarrlty. Richard Becker, T. F.| Cattle: 4,800. salable 1,800; calves Dean. Carl Oanske, Eddie Ford. Philip Applcbaum. carl Marshall and Earl Williams. Accompanying the group us another entertainer is "Brownie," Negro porter at Olencoe Hotel. N. Y. Cotton 1.200, all salable; mostly odd lots' of steers offered; totaling about, three loads: Market about steady on steers. Small lot good stccis 16.50; odd lots medium to good around 14.15 to 16; small lot good and choice heifers »nd mixed yearlings 15 to 16.75; medium to good 13 to H.50: common and medium beef ; Xws 10 to 12.50; odd head good above 13; carmen and cutters * to March .... 28.03 28.09 27.92 28.00 July 27.96 28.00 27.81 27.92'sage'" bulls 001 S^-W 28.07 27.86 27.041 vcalers 17.90^ Dec 27.87 28.07 27,85 27.94 to 16.50; >l«ui Spots closed nominal at 28.46 slaughter heifers 10JO to downJ. 'feeder ttMn 10JO to MJO. rood" If SniTj; MJO'

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