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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THK DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NOBTHEABT ARKANSAS AND SOUTHHAflT UI88OUK1 VOL. XLIII—NO. ;M Bljtheville Dally New* Blythevllle Herald BlvUievllla Courier kflululppl Valley lUATIHOVIl-LK, AHKANSAS, TUESDAY, Al'HH; 30, 1946 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENOT EXPLOSION SINKS U. S. AMMUNITION SHIP Pedro Gets His Medal! Jovernor Laney Will Make Race : or Second Term Ed Cook Is Candidate For Senate, Opposing Speck And Bcardon HV HOB KKOH'N l'r?ss Staff Corn-M Prdro Cnno. youthful Mexican who killed 30 Germans, stands placidly on the shakers aland as u. col. Bennc reads Ihe cilntion wliicl awarded the Distinguished Service Cross to him. In Ihc rear of Pedro is General Waimvright, who f'.ew from San Antonio to present, th. medal to Pedro in an impressive ceremony at EiliMbui'g. Texas, pecin received his medal in Ihe mail some lime aj;o and indignant citizen, of EkUiiburg wrote Ihe War Department and demanded an officla ceremony for the award of the second highest decoration in the U. (NEA Photo.) United I.riTl.E ROCK, U.P.l— Clov. Ben Ark.. April 30. Laucy today 78,000 More Coal Miners Get Strike Orders; Progress Reported In Railroad 'Peace Talks By Unlli'd 1'rf-iS A new strike of soft c-oal miners wns ordered loday. milking the conl shortage even more critical and add- hii; IH.OOO workers lo Ihc number of strike idle across the mil Ion, Approximately GCii.OOO American workers were oil (heir Jobs in labor disiiutos. The 1'rogressivi- Mine Workers, in Springfield. 111., issued lelegrupUu 1 orders calling a strike for inUlnlKht tonight alter their negotiations witli operators brcitinr dciullueked on wuge demands. The PMW said lit,000 men would slop work in Ihe Illi- ii'.imth lam; walkout Secretary of t,abor B. nndc his campaign for election lo second term official by filing lis Corrupt Practices pledge with | Secretary of Sltile C. G. Hull. He iko filed his Party Loyally Pledge md paid his fee to Hnrvcy Combs. >eerctai-y of Ihe State Democratic Committee. Olher developments today oil .he Arkansas political from threw two more senatorial campaigns Into three-man races. Ed 11. Cook, n Blyllieville Mt- lonicy. filed as a candidate from j,>i m Ihe 30th Senatorial. District com- oferalmli resllmctl contract talks posed eiitircly_of Mississippi Coim- | , lUc , „ rjo.,,,,,,,,,, .peeling yesterday in which both sides were rept: making a "real effort" loencl The \Vushinmon noKoUitLlons rou- | uMi In (lu- Miikc of -100,000 United Mini; Workors iAFL> nncl In Chi- cnRO niilrciEid aiui union representatives reported ".some prourc'Rs" in iillcin])li]iH lo avert n nn lion wide strike sel fen- May 18. Moutiwliilc. 20,000 ['i»i]>lc>y(.'K of Ihe AUls-Chaliners Company were on .strike as workers at the West Allis and Lit Crcinst 1 . Wis., plants wiilkixi olT their jobs. is nnd tlic soft coal KrhweUenbiieh salti both Ix-wis and Ihe oiwrutors appeared willing, to discuss tlie main Issues. Officials of Ihe luillon's major railroads and iwo big brotherhoods met behind closed doors for MiQ Mx'oud consecutive diiyluiui effort tn come to mi areement before Pieslrtenl '1'ritinun lutei'vetu-s. The. unions previously hud rejected es "wholly Inadequate" a fact-finding commission recommendation for a Ni-ccnls hourly raise. In other labor developments: 1. The government relinquished control ot the mont pliiuts of the ! live" packers, wljlcli wore seb.- Jnn. 26 after u prolonged labor dispute. '2. The Hudson Motor Car Co. itummnccri it was recalling 0.500 Victim Ot Assault Near Death As Search For Husband Spreads Condition of Mrs. Olivia Duncan Smith, 23, remained critical early this afternoon at Walls Hospital as the search for her hu'ijund, Herman W. Smith, 35, a .suspect in the Ijrn.tal ;ittack._ extender! over several.'states. If apprehe'irtietl, >: Sf\orty" Smith, operator of the Good Luck Cafe at Manila and former service station employe there, will be held on a tentative charge of assault pciuliiif; outcome of his wife's injuries. Stores To Close Each Wednesday Weekly Half Holiday To Be Observed Here Until September 1 Most BlyUievillc retail firms will be closed each Wednesday nftcmoon through tlin Summer months, beginning tomorrow. The half holiday period will lie ended Sept. 1. Members of the Retail Merchants Association, grocery stoves, and the local Insurance Exchange are to observe the inkl-wcek holiday by clos- JUR at 12 o'clock, it has been announce d. With exception or (he insunmce firms, the stoics closing an- those which remain open on Saturday niglil. Thc mid-week half holiday, now popular in many cities, is designed lo allow employes time lor daytime recreation and to do thc man? things needed accomplished during thc day, it was pointed out- Some towns of this section are observing Wednesday and some* are closing on Thursday, it was understood. BUI.I.KTIN MANILA, Ark., April 30.— "Shorty" Smith, suspect in the hriilal heating of his wifr at tbcir cafe here, was repurtcd irt the custndy o f officers shortly aflcr 2 p.m. luilay. lie was cap- lurcrt by Sheriff Dcpulics Kil •Kicr. ICilph Ruse, City Marshal Oscar Grant ami Deputy Marshal .fames Van/ant, this afternoon after a Man:la motorist, Bud Rose, noticed Smith crawling from beneath his bouse where he apparently had been hiding since early yesterday. Rose immediately drove lo Manila and notified officers wrio rushed to the home and placed him under arrest, Higher Consumption Of Cotton Forecast MEMPHIS, Tenn.. April TO. <UP> —Cotton consumption will reach nn unprecedented level within the next few ycnrs, the National Cot- Mrs. Smilh is not expected lo recover from injuries received when attncked in n room nt the rear of th c cafe during Sunday night. Her skull was crushed by a broken cue stick \vhich her assailant npparnetly used several limes lo .strike her. it was announced by Sheriff Deputies E. A. Rice and Ralph Rose. Found early yesterday by an employe, Mrs. Oliver Kus.scll. she was removed to Ihe hospital. Her hiislnnd last seen late Sunday nlulil. officers believe he can solve tiip mystery surrounding the altack. It was believed he occupied the room Sunday ni^bt n.s his trousers ]ny on Ihe floor by the blood- soaked bed. More than S2SO in cash and jewelry wns left in the room, indicating robbery wns not thc motive. ty. Two other candidates, ,i. ix;e Beardcu of Ijenchvlllc mid Jefferson w. Speck of Frenchman's • Bayou, previously hud filed for' the office. The incumbent. Sen. J. Frank Williams of Oscenln, .said that he will not make thc race for re-election, Robert L. Kenclrick of Altus filed as H third senatorial district conclidiite. He Is opposed by Charles R. Counts of Ounrk and Herbert E. Strickland of Altus. Sen. Jim Snoddy of Mulberry does not, plan to seek re-election. The Third Senatorial District is composed of Crawford, Franklin and Johnson Counties. Virgil Greene, niythcvllle attorney since 1910. announced he will iile his Corrupt Practices Pledge today and make sin active campaign against Gov. Ben f-iney and James M. Mnlone oj Lonoke' bolh of whom have announced. "I will make an active, statewide campaign,'. 1 , he" told thiitcd Press, "and I plan to make two or three major addresses in each congressional district. I also will attend every fish fry or barbecue T hear of. and will make a speech at each if I'm not too full." Bom in Indinna, Gicene atlend- ed law school at Georgetown University in Washington and moved to Arkansas in 1910. He is (he father of two sons and t\vo daughters, and served six nnd 1-2 monlhs overseas in World War I Ihe field service of Ihc American Red Cross. Greene said he will open campaign headquarters in Blythevillc. He has not named a campaign manager, but plans to do so soon. With the deadline at noon tomorrow, races were assured today in three state offices other than the governor's race and in 23 district campaigns. Tlie top race still remains that for lieutenant governor where five candidates—State Sen. Roy Milum of Harrison, Leonard T. Barnes of Hamburg. Jake R- Wilson of El Dorado, Nathan Gordon of Mor- lilton and K. T. Sutton of Helena UK: lo r\ert pressure for Immediate payment of nn IB-cent hourly wugo boost. The Increase wns Incoriioriit- cd. in the union's new voiHincl with the company which has not yet been ratified by the membership. G. Thousands of lous 'of food destined for Enroi>c piled np on the waterfront nt Clnlveston. Tex., as longshoremen refused to cross picket lines .set up by sulking dock patrolmen, Ycslerday'K resumption of coal nc- K"tlaltons. aflnv n 19-day lull, (nl lowc<i a rutjort by Ihe American Iron .fc Steel Inslitiiti; Hint slecl production schedules were oxpccled to drop this week to ttl.1 i>«r cent of capacity. Hecrclnry Schwollenbach lln them pointedly that luck of . ., , . . _ , ! conl Is threatening an imminent col- produclion workers liild off n month 1(1|)so ln sifc ^ r a)i r0 ud llll(l ol | ler niju by ii strike- »t the Midland. Steel Products Co.. Cleveland. The Mid- limit walkout ended Snlurday. :i. The u. S. conciliation Service std.pcd into a dispute between Port- Iniul, ore., dockwmkcrs nnd employ- Industries. ,,,, , '. t . , ,, . , , llc MtM ™«tl\ng between ofll- cl ' lls °' lll ° "J iroiulB imd Ihc broth" ll " o<l « °f i'»tlro»rt linlnmen and f ""V" •*« engineers wns unprodiic- "vo but otoerer* ww hope In no 7 Navy Men Missing, Many Others Injured At New Jersey Port UOONAUOO, N. ,!., April 30. (U.P.) — A terrific explosion .-funk Ihe U. S. S. Sohu',. it Niivy destroyer escort, at its pier ut the iwvnl ammunition depot here today, nnd .seven Navy men wore officially reported missing, while a Red CroKs official placed the number of injured at 150 to 170. The Nnvy threw » cordon around tho $60,000,000 ammunition depot at Eiirlc, a short distance from here and K«vo no immediate report of tlie number of dead. It said only tlmt one officer HIH! six enlisted men were missing Lt. Martin II. Kolly, Public Relations Officer, 'refused to say whether any men were known dead, but said that eight wcro in hospitul at Fort Monmouth, N. J. An indo- . pendent check by United Proas showed that ers which has lied in, waterfront ncllvltlcs • lncl tlmt negotiations were contln- 4. Ford workers called on Ulchnid » hl X- The meetings were expected lo T. Leonard, UAW vice president, Inat two or three days. W.J.Wunderlich Asks State Post Announces Candidacy For Re-election As State Representative WUiaml j. wimdfrlich, representative of Mississippi County ft the Stnte i,)>f;isl»1 HIT. today announced he election in :.s n the ciuidldnte for re Summer primary Havini! served in Ihe 194S and | lfl4S Ki'S.sion.s of the legislature, Mr. Japanese Assassination Plot Against Mac Arthur Is Revealed By KAI.P1I TEATHOKTH United Press Staff Correspondent TOKYO. April JIO. (U.P.) — A plol to aHaaH.siwile Gen. Douglas MncArlhm- in a hurst of hand grenades and pistol fire (luring Communist May Day celebration May 1 has been discovered 1 !)}' Allied Ilemi(|imrters Intolli- Kcncc officers, it was iinnounccf] officiiilly today. Col. II. I. T. CreHwell, commniKlintc Supremo Allied Mciuif[iiartnrs Ciyil Intelligence Section, said, however, that there was no definite connection behvtou thq plot and the celebration, except insofar as th'fi celebration .would have provided an opportunity for thc ussassins. Wunderllch's.. friends declare. tt'.i(|. A l>eatlt}unrters announcement said U. S. and Japanese military |)olicc were searching for the alleged rhiKlender, Hideo Tokuyaum, youthful member of the .Iniiniie.se. he hiis nrqufrcd valuable experience \\hich will be of benefll to taxpayers of Mississippi County coiiccrnlntr futiu\> state legislation. Named by Governor Ben Lancy lo the important Budget Committee. Mr. Wundcrlicli met with the committee 30 days prior lo Ihc 1945 session lo assist in formulating Die state's budget. . Ill- also is a member of numerous other committees of (he legislature. Owner of the Airways Bus Company. 31 taxi service and City Dm 1 -; Store here, Mr. Wuncterllch has hutl extensive business experience, it wns pointed out. Active In civic affairs, he now is deputy district governor of I lie Lions Club. He nut! his wife, (he former Miss Donna Cooke of Luxorn, reside at their home. 820 Hcfirn. They have a daughter. Miss Donna Wunderlich. .student ut Miss Hutclilnsou's ichonl in Memphis, and a son. W. J. Wnnderlich Jr., who nttcnds school here. Ion Council prediclcd today. Council annlysisU said consump- ; lion \vould reach a peak within two or three years, but. domestic and export demands may consume as high ,i.s In.rWO.DOO bales annually after military demands are satisfied. Demands for cotton textiles in this country and abroad will keep American mills opcrathi!; at a maximum consumption capacity of up to 12.000.000 bales nnnnally until mid-1948 nt least, the council snid. Cotton textile production will need up lo 11.000.000 bales each year even after the current accumulated deficit is met. Colton exports next year should total as much as 4.000.000 bales annually, the council reported, with even high exports in prospect for following years. N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK, April 30. (UP) — Cotton closed barely steady. open high low close 27.85 27.88 27.73 27.73 Relatives Here Attend Funeral Of Mrs. McEwen Relatives o f Mrs. Ijiicile Oray McEwen went to Memphis yesterday for her funeral. Mrs. McEwen. wife of LcRoy McEwen. died Saturday afternoon at her home there following a prolonged illness of cancer. She was 45. Mrs. McEwen had visited relatives here many times. Attending (he funeral from Bly- thcvillc wore her ^brothers. Joe, Robert. Chester and Luther Gray, her sister. MIRS Irene Gray, and Mrs. Luther Gray. Services were held at National Funeral Home hy the Rev. T. B. Hay with burial at Forest Hill Cemetery. — have filed. C. G. Hall. Secretary of Slate. is opposed by F/dward S. Ferguson of Texarknna, and J. Oscar Humphrey. State Auditor, is opposed by R. C (Bobl Surridgc of Walnut Ridge. Other constitutional officers — Ally. Gen. Guy E. Williams. Treasurer Vance Clayton, Land Commissioner Claude Rankin and Supreme Court Justice E. L. Mc- hane.v — have no opposition. District political activity gained .statewide notice in Garland Coun- ly area where Sidney S. McMath. Marine war hero, is leading an attack on the political machine ol Mayor LLO McLaughlin of Hot Springs. Ralph G. Smith of Hot Springs filed as n candidate for Stale Senator from the 14th District composed of Garland nucl inline Counties in oPPOKiUon to Sen. Ernest Maner of Hot Springs. who has filed for re-election. Earlier yesterday. Hiram A. Tucker announced that he would make a race for prosecuting at- 1 lonicy in the I8th Judicial District made up of Garland and Dyess Colony Land Is Sold, FSA Reveals Packing Plant Burns Monday At Morrilton March .... 27.85 27.88 27.7.3 27.73 MORRILTON. Ark.. April 3i). May 21.80 27.80 27.60 27.601 iu.P.) — Tlie Morrlllon Packing July 27.80 27.81 27.6.-) 27.05 Company plant, and 100 000 pounds Oct 27.83 27.83 27.07 27.67 of fresh nncl cured meat, was de- Dec 27.82 27.82 27.68 27.69 strayed by fire yesterday afternoon. Spots closed nominal at 28.20, Loss wns estimated at more than clown 21. $100,000. Montgomery Counties. McMalh nnd Curtis L. Rldgway. He is op- Proscculor Denton Moody Suffers Injury In Car Accident Mis car heavily damaged v.'hcn it overturned twice. Denton Moortv. 19. escaped with cuts on an arm and face bruises. He was driving his car last niRht. 7:15 o'clock, on the Gosnell road when he lost control nnd the machine wheel slid into thc crcvass between the wet pavement anil shoulder. The car ol;rturncd. throwing him out of the machine. Removed to Walls Hospital, four stitches were required to close thc gashes and today he was removed to the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. G. Moody, who reside nt Blytlicville Army Air Field. Farm Security Administration has sinnmmred it 3i:ul sold Ti-1 pal of laud in the village of Dyess lo Assistant Regional l>ircrti)r T. B Fnlherec said five of the purchasers were veterans-. He reported the land was sold for a tot nl of $07.007. adding Urn S2R.B31 was paid In casli and thc rcmiiining $38.176 was to be pale over a five-year period at F) ]wr cent interest. Only five dwelling.' nnd .six vacant lots, with an estimated value of S900CI, remain to be sold, he said. "It is expected the remaining unit. 1 : will be sold by June 1," he said, "and if this amount is real ized it will bring the total sale, price of the units in Dyc.ss Colony lo 570.000." Properly in Dyess Colnnv. liecin as a rehabilitation project by KSA. was ordered liquidated by Congress. Tl'c Dyess Hchool District, N T o, ~>5 wns the largest single purchaser of units in Ihe colony. Others were Curl H. Wood. .1. R. Foster. C, V Miller. W. I,. Williams. Wlullon Baptist Church. Dyess Christian Church. Marvin Thomas. Dolbert E. Miller, C. L. Denton Jr.. F. A. Owen Jr., E. J. E:vitls, W. .1. ncn- ton. Dyess Co-operative .Store. Hugh Bean. Carl Cn/nrd, James Cox. Homer Joe Johnson. J. B. McCimn. Beriiie 1-. Cox. Ronald R. Perk. J T. overseas itollce force, on n tip from a fellow plotter whom Tokuyanin unsuccessfully tried to poison. Toknynmas would-be accomplice, now recovering In an American Army hospital from the effects of the poison, told Allied intelligence officers four clays ago that Toknyamn hnd accumulated 104.000 yen (about $7,0001 to finance the assassination. Thc tipster, who was not otherwise identified by Allied headtiunr- tcrs, said Tokuyanin nnd fellow plotters had planned to kill Mac- Arlhnr with hnnd grenades and plslols during the Mny Day cele- aralions. He said Tokuynma planned to nl- ack thc Supreme Allied Commnnd- r while the latter wns enroule from ils headquarters to his home In the U. R. Embassy. He honed to escape n Ihe confusion nf the May Day :elcbrntlon which Is expected to attract 250,000 persons. The tipster will be released and mder the walchful eyes of U. S. nilltnry police will circulate through ,hc ercjwds tomorrow in nn cITorl to ocate Tokuyanin. "Other known plotters nre still at Inrge, but, arc Ifcliig rounded up," headquarters announcement said. Creswell snid he Iwlicveel four or five of the plotters "not Identified ns Communists." were involved. A photograph of Tokuytimn, re- Late Bulletins r/UflS, A|)rll 30. IVII')—The Rlc Pbur Forrtxn Mlnhten tod»y rr>rctrd an Austrian claim lit thr. Siiulli Tyrol, and invited repre- »tnUtlva\4r Italy and Yu(0»Uvia to Paris tn prmcnt their ler- rltorUI claim*. WASHINGTON. April 30. (UP) — A £ov*rnm«nt fact-find I MR Imard today recnmmrndrd H'aKt Incrrasen. of ^8 1-2 vrnts »n hour for 37,000 fmployrv nf thr nnn- frrrouij mining Indiutry. ously injured, were in Fort Hancock Hospital nine, all seri- Oilier hospllnls in the urea reused to sny whether Injured hud een recotral, stBtlnu tlmt all 1n- ormatlon must come from tin iias'y. .uitmlnnces Imd been sumnionmt rnii) nil nearby towns, and the \riny had sent cuinritency medical cams lo (tie sceno, with blood pla-s- ifi. Kiplosion Kelt Z9 MH» Aw»y More tliiin two lioiirs after the explosion, which rocked the nnvnl de|Wt nnd the surroiindbiK couu- ry for n distance of more than 'M nllcs. no official naval estimate lad yet been made of the cnsiml- ies. But Mrs. Kar) Schrlflglcsscr, » nonibcr of the dtsiisler relief com- inltlcc of the Monmoulh County lied Croiui, said thnt nt least 150 lo no men had been injured. Tl>e normal complement of a vessel of the t,vPe of the Solar In wartime Is Y'Q men. IVicmberii of (he ship's crew, navy enlisted men from tho depot and clvlllnn employes : of the depot working on the Solar and tho pier wlitn illsastcr struck-. First there wns a minor explosion wlilch naval authorities believed Rnve some of the men cnoiigl wnrnlnK lo yet clear. Then came n terrific blast thai shook the iiroimd In communities for miles around ami was felt ns far as Belmar, N. J., 22 1-2 miles down the coast from Leonardo. CIcoro Harry, of the Asbury Pnrk Sun, told thc United Press thnt the first minor explosion occurrc, iboard nn LST (Lntidlni; Ship ranks) which- wns moored lit tin ilcr near the Solar. The explosion on (lie Solnr tol BARCELONA. April 3D. HIP) —A bnmb explndrd today al the t»ax« of a monnment rrrcl*d in Ift.tn tn comrmnrate the victory nf GrnemllftsTnio Kruncrcco Franco In the Spinlnh Civil War. Livestcxrk 6T. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. April SO. (Of)—(OSDA) — Livestock: Hoys: 9,100; salable 8.500; sliHiKhter classes steady. Feeding pigs wenk, spot*; 2fi cents lower; around 10 per cent of run weights under 100 )bs. Good nnd choice and medium barrows nnd (jilts $14.80; sows and Kings, tl'105; good and choice feeding plus tl 4.80-15.00; most boars $10.OX)-13.00. Cattle: 3,300: salable 2.100; 1.70D Mil salable: KCnnrnlly slow anc Ica.-icd by hciidqnnrlcrs several hours 1 bidding unevenly lower on nl after the first announcement of the discovery of the alleged plot, showed lim to be n thin-lipped, fiery-eyed Japanese youth in uniform and field cap. Japanese police snid they were unable to sny Immediately where Tokuynma was trained or where he served. The Japanese overseas police force was slalioncd in Korea, Formosa, Snghalein nnd other points in Ihe Orient. The photograph of Tokuynma was cut out of a graduation cln.ss with 17 other overseas jKillcemcn seated, around n black-uniformed Jnpancsc Inspector. It bore thc dale of June 20, 1015. Rumors thnt Tokuyamn was a former member of the niakiknze corps of suicide pilots were dc- scrll)cd by headquarters sources ns "entirely unfounded." All troops in the Tokyo area were placed on "white alert." ready lo rpilcl any disturbances nrisim? from tomorrow's celebration. Headquarters officials said MncArtnur wouk allow no adritllonnl precautions tnken to safeguard htm. classes. AlKiut 3f> londs of steers ifTered. Knrly sates confined tu n good around $15.7. r )-l0.2ft; odd lots choice replacement steers $15.50- generally weak to 25 cents owcr; choice mixed yearlings ami iclfcrs lo $17.00: medium to good iround $!3.00-15.50; cows very slow; n few bulls about steady; good heavy >ccf bulls nround $14.00-14.10; ine- lium to good snusaKC bulls $12.00- . Butler. Robert R. Holland. Jrssic 11. Smilh. Frost it Blackimm, American legion, E. O. Woody, Oyess Central Baptist Church. Ryc Bread Higher WASHINGTON, "April 30, (U.P.) --The OI'A today announced n price increase of two cents a pound on rye bread. Thc Increase will remain In cited until June 30. N. O. Cotton NEW ORI.KANH. April 30. (UP) — Colton closed barely steady. March .. May .... July ... Oct. ... Dec. ... open hlph VS7.R5 27.85 No Nile. . 27.70 27.71 . 27.74 27.75 . 27.80 27.80 low 27.72 27.58 27.59 27.65 close ew choice steers $16.50-17.00; Hunger Strike Involves 4,000 'Down With Americans' Is Cry Al Landsberg As Jews Show Anger f" BY E.' O. VA1.EN5 United Prtiw SUff Correspondent L.ANOSBERO, Germany, April 30. (UP)—Four thousand Jewish residents of the Landsberg displaced persons camp went on a hunger strike-today, shouting "down with Americans" In an uproarious dls- 'utc with occupation troops. , Under the eyes of ; American ma- mounting guard, np- t.OOO ! Je»^ marched. chlnegunneri •proxlinaffily . to the camp K«tcs shouting pro- tents -. agftlnst 'the arretrt of 'V> com-' rnd«j--*ot|owlne ^unday'a riot nt the cump. • "American anti-Semitism Is worse Ihnn acnnsii , anti-Semitism," they shouted.. "American democracy Is no better than Niizls." Some .American soldiers on trucks answered the throng with derisive yells. Several women Wept hysterically. ' . .' . . • A riot was barely averted when nn nrmy . truck roared into the camp 'through' the" crowd, scattering children hefore It. Approxi- , inntcly 200 niiyry Jews moved to. • wnrrt ,thc truck. owed shortly thereafter, Barry •aid. Ilrpul EMacrd Under Guard The Nnvy threw n cordon nround I be ammunition depot, barring admittance, but Bnrry said that three nlcsls. one Rabbi, and Iwo Pro- Leslnnt clergymen were admitted to :.be depot, presumably lo minister to thc injured or dying. Harry said also thftt 12 hearses iiail been admitted to the depot. He Mild lie wn« Informed thnt .'10 men were aboard the LST, and a, much larger number aboard the Solnr. The. Solar begnn to mini fierce ^ Iv nfler thc explosion, which also demolished a lighter tied up at the opposite end of the navy dock. Less than an hour nfler the blast thn Solar, which hnd been listing badly lo port willi its lx>w nlreadv submerged, slid under in a cloud of slenm fis the water closed over the hot steel of the burning vessel. The Navy snid In New York thnt the cause of the blnst was unknown, but an investigation nlrcady was under way. It snid the number of Injured was riot known, and that thcr c wns no Infnrmnlion whether any hnd been killed. Names of casualties, the Navy said, will not IK given out until next of kin have been Informed. Emergency Workers Kmhrd Th(i Army second Service Corn- llic GI truck driver sprang from the cab, cocked his pistol and yelled, "Get '.away from here, you ." He told this correspondent he had been ordered to wear sldcarms and .that he iwns ready to use his gun. The soldier was persuaded;_to put his gun away and drove slow- y on through the crowd. "All 4.000 of its will not work or cat until our 20 comrades are released from Landsberg prison, where Hitler wrote Meln Kampf," spokesman for the camp resl- Icnls said. The ^-my sought to Impose a. news blackout on the camp. U stated that any correspondent tnk- pictures nl the camp would.:bo arrested and that none would..be allowed Inside Uie camp. -• A groi^p of small children, marched to camp headquarters In double file and "-then into town, asking for release of the 20 prisoners. The prisoners v began a hunger strike yesterday. 13.50: venlei-K 25 cents lower; choice m "" d or(l(;re; '> emergency mcdicnl N. Y. Stocks i Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth steel Chrysler Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery W»rd Sheep: 3,000; all salable: enrly receipts include one load of clipped. Ininbs: around 400 heart trucked In: market fairly steady: short deck good and choice woolcd lambs to city butchers $16.00; two short decks 10-lb.. $15.00; part deck good fresh clipped lambs $14.00; load mostly common around 75-lbs., southwest clipped Inmte No. 2 pelts *U.OO; 8 loads reported back. special Army mobile unit also Two Fire Alarms Two fires this weekend were caused when stacks of dry kindling wood and trn.sh were ignited. The first run by Ihc fire department was made Saturday morning to 223 East Kentucky to n kindling 27 72 fire on property owned by Bernard Allen. Another was made yesterday afternoon to 3!3 North Eighth on owned by J. L. Ounn. 27.S8 27.59 27.67 Chicogo Wheat July . 18.1', ; Sept . 183K 183 1 " 183'i 1831.4 183'j 183 "4 18314 Chicago Rv« *Mny . 250 257ii 248>i 257H July . HS'.i 148'..; H8'i IMK Wpother ARKANSAS—Mostly cloudy with scattered showers »nd thunderstorms today and tn east portion tonight. Wednesday partly cloudy n'.ul not much change In temperature. .TI^CJ.II mmy niuunc unit itiso WHS Inking Injured to the Army Eta-1 j? c ° n y Vacuum lion hospital nt Port Hancock, I tini;;,^" ,'„"; A steady stream of ambulances ' Si nndar ? of N J "" carried the injured from thei Scene of the balst at Enrle. a mile from here, to hospitals In nearby communities. Naval Authorities blocked off the entire area for a mile and a half • round the ammunition depot to [irevcnt curious onlookers attract- by news of the disaster from Interfering with rescue operations. The post hospital at Fort Hancock, N. J., a few miles from Earle. said nine seriously Injured men had been received there little more than an hour nfler Ihe blast. The explosion, which occurred at about ll;45 a.m. EOT, threw neighboring lowns Into confusion until Ihc source of the blast was learned. Traffic cam e to » standstill In many communities as the ground rumbled. At Highlands, N. J., four miles from Earle. windows were broken in hundreds of homes and police said they received many calls asking If on atomic bomb had exploded. Cmdr. Dillon R. McCulltn, e> 96 1-2 48 1-4 105 3-8 127 3-4 45 7-8 73 1-2 97 1-3 27 94 1-2 13 3-4 33 3-4 , 16 1-4 . 17 , 30 . 77 7-8 . 64 1-4 . 9 5-8 . 83 1-1 cutlvc officer pi the ammunition depot, said a naval bo*n> of investigation "will start tt« work Immediately." "Since 1943, when the Earle ammunition depot was established, we have not h«d. a ejrplc*ion here," he said. Tlie depot cost $60,000,000. The SoUur WM named, for Boatswains M»tt First" Cla,« Adolfo Solar, of'. Philadelphia, who was killed at Pemrl Harbor, and was launched at Philadelphia In May, !>«. ' ••.••'.• V .

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