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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND BODTHEA6T MISSOURI VOL. XLV—NO. 97 Blythevllle Daily New* Blythevtlle Courier Blytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, JULY 16, 1949 EIGHT PACKS SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Czech Communists Call for Liquidation Of Catholic Church By Kichard Kaslschke PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia, July 16. (AP)— A Czech Communist, Party manifesto called today for liquidation of "our greatest enemy, the church." The manifesto c?.me on the heels+ • of a statement bv Justice Minister President of Rail BrotherhoodDies returned to him dead. Alexel cepicka that anyone who moves to put into effect the ex- communicaiion of Communists decreed by the Vatican will be arrested and tried for treason. (A Vatican informant said excommunication requires no enforcement, that it acts uixw the guilty in the secrecy of their own consciences.) The party manifesto declared it was impartive to "liquidate the enemy" in order to complete the coinmunizEUion of the country. This it said did not mean liquidating ihe Roman Catholic cliutch entirely, but did mean liquidation of church order. At another point the manifesto spoke of liquidating "the cHuich question." It said this move to crush church authority was especially necessary because of the hetrarchy's hold on the peasantry, which must be broken to make way for collectivization of farms. Attack Primate It called for the building of a watt between the bishops and the i^Jjple. It urged a campaign to lurn the people against the Catholic primate. Archbishop Josef Beran, now a semi-captw$ ot the government. In a fiery speech yesterday, Cepicka blasted Archbishop Beran as m traitor and announced that a law had been drafted to tak control of the church. The Justice Minister is listed as a Catholic En the archives of the national parlinment. He is one of three minister in the national government listed officially as professing to be Catholics,\ according to the secretary ol the parliamentary archives. The others are Foreign Trade Minister Antonin Geregor and Defense Minister Oen. Ludvik Svoboda. Tn the fast-moving church-state conflict, government leaders have: 1. Publicly accused the Catholic heirarchy led by Archbishop Josef Beran of treason. 2. Threatened that anyone who tries to carry out in this country ; the Pope's orders for e.xcommuni- ; cation of Communists will be ; prosecuted for treason. '• 3. Announced the drafting of a '• bill for control of churches which will give the government a stranglehold rule over all denom- tions, including prior approval any pastor or high church official, on political grounds. The bill would make any pastor, priest or high church official as much a government- employe a 5 any bureaucrat. Wave of Criticism After a conple of weeks of resting on their oars while the controlled press blasted Catholic leader' ship in the embittered state-church fight, government spokesmen un leashed several brosdsiders yesterday. The heaviest blast was fired b\ and costs in Minister of Justice Cepicka before morning on the central Action committee of the National Front. Cepir-Xa " accused the Vatican's diplomatic representation here with masterminding plots against Czechoslovakia and called Pope Pius XII the "chief e"emy of ous state." Cepicka gave no indication if or when the government might jail Archbishop Beran. The primate has been under close police watch in his palace for nearly n month since communist hecklers hooted him out of St. Vitus Cathedral during a sermon criticizing the government. -jjLOther priests and laymen, how- TfTer have been jailed, the justice minister said, when "caught t n punishable activities." These m- • eluded the transfer of priests under disciplinary orders. A. F. Whitney, 76, Succumbs to Heart Attack at His Horn*. CLEV--.AND, July 16. ^(—Alexander Pell Whitney. 76, fiery labor leader who was the friend and sometimes bitter opponent of presidents of the United States, died at his home early today of a heart attack. The peppery president ol the 215.000-man Brotherhood of Hail- road Trainmen was stricken after spending a full day it his office and an evening with friends at his Bay Village home. His wife. Dorothy Jaycees Receive First Entry in Soybean Contest Competition Enters Third Year in Move To Boost Production Plans for the Third Annual Soy- ean Yield Contest were completed esterday at a committee meeting, nd on entry drive, under the clt- ection of Johnson Blackwcll of Armorel, got underway today. The Junior Chamber of Com- lerce's agriculture committee yes- erday decided to conduct the con- est as one of the major projects ol 'ie 1949 agricultural activities. Mr. Blackwcll said that already ntraiits were malting application o enter five-acre plots of soybeans n the contest. Johnny Young of Armorel was the first entrant. Agricultural leaders have indi- •ated that the prospects for a good soybean crop are excellent, and the contest leaders feel that this wil produce keen competition. Mae Whitney, said she heard him call out that he was not feeling well early this morning. She telephoned for help his side and founc Outspoker for the policies of the late Franklin D. Roosevelt, Whitney served on Severn! national committees. Including the one which guided the annual President's birthday balls tor Infantile paralysis victims. He also served on the seven-member United States delegation to the Inter-American Peace Conference at Buenos Aires in 1936 Native of Iowa Acutely intelligent and well read Whitney was the son of a Methodist minister, the Rev. Joseph Leonard Whitney. He was raisec Cedar Falls. In., and went t< work as a "cimdy butcher" on thi Illinois Central Railroad there ti the late 80s. Peppery of temper and acid o tongue In lashing opponents Whitney was a political liberal wh jumped from party to party to sid with men with his ideals. Fron 1908 to 1932, he sided with Theo dore Roosevelt. .Republican, .Roose velt ns a "bull moose." Woodro Wilson, Democrat. Robert M, La Pollette, Progressive. Herbet Hoover. Republican: and Fraukli D. Roosevelt. Democrat. At the time of his death. Whit ney was planning to visit Wash ington in connection with leeisla tive matters. A few hours before his death, h had authorized a strike of brother hood workers on the Southern Pa cific Railroad. A week age. a strik was authorized by Whitney on th ML'sTOri Pacific Railroad. The lat ter strike threat was plnced in th hands o! a presidential fact-fintlin board. Besides his wife. Whitney Is sm vivcd by two sons and a dnughle 5100 In Cash for Winner The purpose of the contest, said E. E. Chandler, chairman of the Jaycee agricultural committee, U tc iromote Mississippi County as a soybean producing county, and ti find the most efficient production method for beans. The winner is awarded $100 cash and the Ed Critz Trophy, and the other two ranking entrants will receive S75 and $50. Winners are not announced, until December. Announcement pamphlets, containing entry blanks, are being mailed to a list of prospective contestants by the Jaycee committee and It plans to seek the cooperation of the Jaycees in Osceoln to obtain entrants from South Mississippi County. There have been a few entrants from that part of the county during the other two contest years, but there has been no concentrated effort to secure entries from the south part of the county previously. Deadline is August 15 The committee decided yesterday that the leaders ol the various phases of the contest would discuss the contest on a radio program, _next week. .- i William Wyau,. me .committee's member .on .the Jaycee board, gp*'it : 'as " a •contestant; Boo Smith will discuss the banquet honoring the winner; Mr. Blnckwell will explain the manner of entering;.James Rogers will explain how the plots are measured and the winner determined: and Mr. Chandler will describe other phases of the contest, with emphasis on its benefits to agriculture. Other committee members are D. E. Robison, advisor for the contest, Ben Henderson, Harold Thompson and Paul Abbott. Entries will be received until August 15. Mr. Blackwell said. —Courier New* Photo ENTERS JAYCEE YIELD CONTEST—Johnny Young (seated) shown here filing the first application In the third annual Soybeai Yield Contest, sponsored by the Blytheville Jaycees. The entry drive go underway today, under the direction of Johnson Blackwell, also of AT morel, who Is shown at right, supervising Mr. Young's entry. The winnin entry will receive $100 cash and the Ed Critz Trophy, and be tionore, at a banquet in early December. Tom A. Little to Erect New Store for Krogers Senators Ask Deeper Cut in Motorist Fined J35 Dan Warring ton was fined $35 Municipal charge Court this of driving under the influence of liquor. P & G Cuts Soap Price CINCINNATI, July 16. (,P,—The Proctor & Gamble Co. today announced reductions of approximately five per cent in the wholesale prices of its principal soap products and Crisco, a vegetable shortening. The reductions are ef- effective immediately. evi tary spending program on the heels of .a $1,010.000,000 Appropriations Committee slash. Senator Ferguson (re-Mich) told a reported the committee's pruning was not deep enough.and promised to ask the Senate to increase it another $821 ,OC:,000 later. Senator Elmer Thomas (D-Okla), who led the successful economy drive in the committee, opposed Ferguson's plans but had one of his own to save another SiiOO.OOO.OOO. It also may come before tlie Senate. Senators agreed that the Congress Is Told 32 Foreign Aoents With Records as Spies Given Visas C. of C. Manager Gets Assignment At Dallas Institute Worth D Holder, manager of the •BlythFvllIc Chamber of Commerce, was elected to She student affairs committee of the Southwestern Chamber oj Commerce, yesterday at the annual chamber of commerce instiUitc. now til sc.^ion at Dalla-% Tex l' t is election \va.s announced by D. Hodson Lewis, Dallas, manager of' the institute, which is a week long tjatmng school for chamber of jhr.ercc executives. Almost 300 TVirmasrers from the southwest are attending the institute. During the institute he also was named as Arkansas representative to the publicity committee of the institute, listed as one of the greeters for -he institute next year, and named to the editorial committee [or the Chamber of Commerce publication for managers in the southwestern area. -The Trading Post", and on the advisory committee for | |ihe board of managers. Sponsors of the institute are the United States Chamber of Oom- j merce and the state Chamber of Commerce Managers A-ssociatton of | the southwest. Ei~ht southern sl-te- are partic- | ipating In the iruiiiut*. WASHINGTON. July 16. (AP) — +. The Central Intelligence Agency reported to Congress today that 32 representatives of foreign governments piven visas to enter this rotmtry have records of spy work abroad. These 32 are a<nung 100 foreign representatives abou t whom a Sen- •-ite judiciary subcommittee questioned the CIA In the group, the intelli- jence agency reported ,are 20 persons listed os high-ranking Communist Party officials. Rear Adm. Roscoc H. HiHenkoct- ter. CIA director. %vrote the committee that 21 of the Individuals ; nvolved "have reportedly or allegedly been engaged in active Communist organi?-atlonal work of an underground or subversive nature oulsiric their homelands." Hillenkoctter made It plain that he was reporting only on activities of the 100 in countries outside the United States. He noted that the CIA has no police or enforcement powers within this country. Records of activities here would have to comp from the FBI and other agencies, he said. The subcommittee, headed by- Senator McCarran <D-Nev), heard also today that the State Department hji? permitted about 10 aliens to enter this country despite recommendations by its Visa Division that their admission would be against the security Interests of the United States. John E. Peurifoy. deputy undersecretary of state, gave this information. Blast Kills 12 Germans PRUEM. Germany, July 16. M>>— A French explosives depot blew up last night, killing 12 Germans, injuring scores more and destroying hundreds of homes in this West Ph C ."ri«,,! 0 rV, a - rma " P?,"" f id the death toU may go still higher. McMath Plan to Rebuild State Hospital Okayed LITTLE ROCK. July 16-^P,The Arkansas State Hospital's board of directors stamped its approval yesterday on Governor McMath's proposal for rebuilding that institution. Board members laid plans to Inspect blueprints and to visit, hospitals of other states to obtain ideas for possible Improvement, of the Arkansas hospital. The board praised McMath as "the first governor with guts enough to really tackle the problem." Sl.010.000.000 cutback put the military budget below a $15.900,000.000 total approved by the House April 13. Most of the Senate Committee's reduction—.some $799.000.000—applied to the Air Force. An attempt to restore at least part of this on the Senate floor appeared likely. Involved in the sizzling dispute was a directive to Secretary" of Defense Louis Johnson to cut $433.000.000 or $453.000.000 from the totals asked by President Truman. Ferguson with support of other economy advocates wants Johnson to be directed to save S1321.000.000 instead of the S400.000.000 plus figure voted by the committee. * Plans lor construction of a $50 000 building to house a new supe market for the Kroger Grocer an Baking Company were disclosed to day with the signing of a leas agreement between Tom A. Lilt! and officiate of the grocery firm. The builciing is to be erected o First Street 1 just, north .of iresent used car loi operated ie Still and. Young Motor Coin- in the 200 block on property ('owned by Mv. Little. | The building will be ol brick 1 construction and have a lloor space . of 60 by 120 feet. A parking lot for i customers will be provided. It will l)e 98 by 120 feet, it was staled. 1 Mr. Little said Hint It li planned get construction of the building under way just as soon n.s possible and to have it ready for occupancy by Thanksgiving. The Kroger ^.tore In Blytheville now is located at First anil Main. Several months ugo another store in the 300 block on Main was con- 2 Generals Get Suspensions in Contract Inquiry Top-Ranking Officer* Temporarily Relieved Of Duties by Army WASHINGTON, July IS. (fl>)— "he Army today announced tempo- nry suspension of Maj. Gens, Alrtcn H. Wnitt, chief of the Chemical iorps, and Herman Feldinnn, iti oimecMon with Investigations ol .lleged Influence tn the award of nny contracts. Both men are Army career vetc- ans. An announcement Issued by the ^ntlonnl Military Establishment aid: "Secretary of the Army Gordon Gray announced today that ho had ernporjirily relieved from Ihctr (Ui- ies Major General Alclen Harry Vntlt, chief of the Chemical Corps, nd Major General Herman Feld- nan, the Quartermaster General. "Following published reports, ccr- nln information concerning persons vho claimed thai they were able to exert influence in procuring army contracts was secured by the subcommittee of the Senate Committee n Expenditures in the Executive Jepnrtvnents. "This information was further de- eloped by the Inspector General of -he Army and a complete Investigation Is now being mnde. "The Senate subcommittee hns evidence which Indicates that General Wnitt Improperly fmnislicd personnel data to an Individual not in the imHlary service who was not entitled to receive such data; and that General Feldman furnished to contractor's representative pro- curemon information under circumstances which appear Irreyulnr, "Secretary Gray said that, while not attempting to draw conclusions on the btvsis of an incomplete Investigation., he had decided, to relieve General Wiltt and General Felriman from their duties iJeticJlng the outcome of the Investigation because evidence secured to date indicates that each officer had exhibited a lack of that judgment and sense of propriety which must be expected ol persons In their positions. Steel Dispute Key to Fourth Round Wages Truman's 3-Man Board Can Only Recommend By Harold W. Ward WASHINGTON, July 1G. (AP)—A presidential facfc- imcling board in the steel labor dispute took over one of the nation's biggest economic questions today—should there be u '^fourth round" of postwar wage increases? The .three-man board was appointed last night by President Truniiin to end a tense 72 hours speculation over whether the steel industry, or a big part of it, would be shut down indefinitely today. The board's first get-together •as arranged today !or 10 a.m. londay. At that time, the members ,'lil confer Informally with lentlal Assistant John R. Steelman t the White House. Officials said t likely will be only a planning cssion on what to do anil how to ;o about It, not a formal meeting as a board. The board's recommendations on vagcs .pensions and insurance Issues in the steel dispute won't be rinding on either the Industry or ?hlllp Murray's Clo-stcelworkers. But the White House hopes It will point the way to a settlement. And how the steclworkers fare rm tlirlr fourth round demands may well breiunc a pattern for all industry, it has happened that way before. A million steelworkers called off plans lor a walkout to begin last midnight when the Industry's giants .including U.S. steel, reluctantly gave In to the administra- Polio Case Total Increases to 86 Girl Stricken Ten Years Ago Again is Victim of Disease Representative Is Charged with Diverting Funds KAXSAS CUT. Jury 16. (AP) —Leonard Irving, representative in Congress from President Truman's linmr district, and two other men loday were charged in an accounlins petition with diverting funds from a labor union. Tlic petition was filed In Circuit Court by 85 members of the Hud Carriers, Building and Common laborers Union of America, l-ocal 265, of which Rep. Irving is president and business agent. solidated with the larger uni(, until details for (he building plans, which were annoimced today, could be worked out. Equipment Soon To Be Installed At Playground Work, under the supervision of John Staples, playground director for the Blytheville "Y". Is continuing at David Acre.s Park this week, after completion at the Maloney and Division Street .sites. Mr. Staples, working with the Blytheviile Park Commission, sairi that grading of the David Acres site should be completed by Monday. Equipment to be installed there has been set up. but cannot be set in concrete until the grading is completed. The city administration is furnish* IK 'he grarier and labor for the playground. Mr. -Staples said that the commission hat! secured mowing equipment for maintains the grounds and it was believed that the citi would furnish crews for the work Equipment ha.s R I ready been sol in conrreto at the Division StreH and Mnlonpy Parks and is ready for u^e. The installation of equipment has been in progress for almost two werks. Osceola Becomes First Class Gjty; To Get New Court Mayor Ben F. Butter of Osccoja said today he had been notified by the State Bonrd of Municipal Corporations that Osccota had been classified as a first class city. The change in classification menus that the city stands to gain [iti estimated $5.000 annually In tax lurii- innks from the state. It also means. Mayor Butler stated, that the town will be required .o create a municipal court. The change gives Mississippi Uounly its second first class city, Blythevilte being the only other. Osceola obtained the new classi- ication after a special census In April showed the city had a population of over 5,000. Early this year Manila received classification as a second class city. It had been an incorporated town previous to the change. PoUomclytLs struck hiud again yesterday In Mississippi County, with four new cases, and possibly a fifth, reported to health nulhorl- rie.s here. Possibly the case lhal hit the hardps t wns thnl °f Juliamis Worry, 14, (tauuhtcr of Linel Berry, who live.s lit the Blytheville Army Ai Field barracks, she has hiiri a .slight In her right leg since she was a victim of uolio before, ten years ngo. She now has some paralysis in tooth legs, and other parL* of her body. Health authorities reported thai .she is a direct contact of VcrnLs- Une Laruc. 4, who was taken to the University Hospital about i month ago. They live in the stinn barracks. Tho,total ciises In the county to day stand at 86. The totnl Increased Irom K2 yes terday. Lnverne Lyons of Qsceola, two year old Negro child, is behi> treated at her Iiomc; and thrd others are :tt the University Hospl tal in LUtlc Rock. The three nrc Jnltanns Berry who was taken to LSUle Rock thl morning, Virginia Jom-.s of Leach vM1o and Vllly Jo Brundy of Keller •Virginia Ls the daughter of Mr. | atul Mrs John D. Jones, and is I six; and Villy Jo, 2, Ls the son of IMlhrow Brundy. Charles Brown of Luxora. 9, Ntyro, Ls a previously unreportcd victim, but hLs case wns included In yesterday's total. Yratcrday Miss IJorothy Ulscth, "0, WHS takt-n Lo John Gaston Hospital in Memphis n.s a polio suspect, but hnr case hart riot been diagnosed at noon today. She Li the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benhnrd Ulseth, 205 Don Ban. Truman's Spending Plans Heading U. S. into Totalitarianism, Taft Says Canary Island Volcano Belches Flame and Lava SANTA CRUX, La Palma, Onnnry Islands, July 16. (AP) — Mount Pelada volcano erupted flames and molten lava today for the ninth straight day on this tiny Atlantic island. Volunteer fire fighters were overcome by heut and smoke a.s in the southern part of the island •*erc set Rblaz*i. Clouds of steam rase hl^h in the air at the spot where the .stream of molten lava, COO yards wide and 20 yards deep. pQtired Into the sea. Several mountain villages have been, engulfed In the stream of flaming rock but early evacuation prevented IOA.S of life. Damage so far is estimated at over 42.000,000. Fact-Finders Delve for Right Answers Truman Board Has 60 Days to Settle Steel-QO Wage Dispute Which Endangers Nation's Economy. By James Marlow WASHINGTON. July 16—</P>— President Truman's board of three tact-finders Sn trie steel dispute have a big job. But there'll be no steel strike for the next 60 days while they do their Job and report what they find. At the end of that time there may or may not be a strike. At least It's been delayed two montyis. All this week the nation had hovered on the edge of a strike, which came about this way: The steel companies turned down the demands of the CIO steel workers for better pay, pensions and so on. The worekrs thre»tened to strike this week-end. Then this became more than Jttet a dispute between workers and companies. It became t problem involving the public. A strike, if It lasted But what were the facts? In this dispute which side was right? The public didn't know because It had no facts. All the public knew was that the workers had said "we want." and the companies had said "we can't give." To Seek Correct Answers But could the companies afford to give some or all of what the workers asked? Did the workers have real claim to anything? Or, were they asking too much? Those question were unanswered, the strike was Impending, and now three things have happened: 1. President Truman has appointed » fact-finding board of three men—none of them connected with the companies, the government or the workers—to le»rn ih« facts and t«ll the public n-hst they ftnd. 2. The workers Knd the companies long, would affect the nation, part- ; have agreed to cooperate with the iu»p. In a their .sides of the argument. . Both sides have agreed there'll be no »ork stoppage for the next CO days. When they're all through making their check, the fact-finders will recommend that: The companies can afford to give the workers none, or some, or all pf -.vhat they ask. But, since there's' no law compelling either side to do what the board recommends neither side has to budge an inch from Its present position. It can Ignore what the board recommends. Co-»P*ralion Expecled If that happens then, at the end of the 60 days, there may be a strike and all the board's work Vill have gone for nothing. '• Even though the board has no jx>wer to compel either side to accept what It says, Its recom- .- mendations nevertheless will have fact-finders in giving them inform-j ercal weight for several teasonv. •Uoo, or, U le«u la frataUncJt The three fact-lUidtrt, ouutdtu in the dispute, are supposed to be impartial. And In this dispute they're really representing the public. So If they suggest that one side or the other should do something, there'll tie strong public opinion against the side which refuses. And neither side would be eager to bo accused in the public mind of causing a strike which might hurt the nation. To find out whether the workers have Justice on their side, the fact- finders will have to examine their demands. And to find out whether the companies have justice on their side In refusing to grant the workers' demands, th« fact-finders will have to dig Into the companies profits, costs and to on. Both sides, since they'll want to put their best face before the | public, probably will cooperate 1 pretty well. * COLUMBUS, O., July 16 Wl— 'resident Truman's program of luge government spending is lead- tig the United Slates Into a totall- -arlan state. Senator Robert A. Taft declared last night. Mr Truman, the Republican quarterback assrrled. apparently las little regard for revenue provided by the people and the necessity of cutting government spend- ng. "Any President except one nb- se.ssed with the panacea of government spending would have cut his budget to meet the revenue provided by the people," Toft chnrced. URC government spending ha from the bcchming been one ol the essential features of Mr. Truman's program to follow the labor soclall/ed government of England nto i totalitarian .state, directing the live.- and activities of il-s citizens." Taft declared. "It Ls complfto to say that thr* Kovf rnrnerlt cannot cut Its expanse Tli^rr- (^ not a bureau In WasrilnKtnn which couldn't cat 10 per cent of i's personnel and be more efficient. "An average 10 per cent reduction would bnlance the budget." Taft wnrnni that nur economy could be serinn.slv endangered by T Increa.-e 1 taxes. "We have reached a point where Increased atlon will prevent the very prosperity nrressnrv to produce the taxes," he asserted. "We have cnm" 'o :i ix>tnt where we must drfTn'.ine (lie limit of our tax burden and then cut out expenses tn mr^t our incomr and pay something on the national debt. Every Individual in this country has to give up thing.t he would like to have heranse he hasn't got the money to pay for them. The government Is no different from any Individual" lion's 80-day strike truce plan. Mr. lYuman appointed Carroll R. DauKhcrty, Northwestern University professor of business economics, ns chairman of the impartial panel. Serving with him will be Judge Samuel I. Hosenmnn, former White House adviser, and David L. Cole, Paterson, N.J., labor relations expert vho. has servwk.on sother Truman labor Tact-finding boards. The President, relieved by acceptance of his peace plan by big and little steel firms, won something in his exchange with the Industrial giants. He was able to by-pass the Taft-Hartlcy act In dealing with a major .l;iV>or crisis. Friends of the. labor statute were not too happy about that, but unions took comfort because of their recent setbacks in attempts to repeal the act. 6fl-l>ay Truce Begins Mr Tnminn insisted on a 60-day .strike truce beginning today and Murray rjuickly consented for the union. Most of the fitcel companies •leld back until a few hours before .he strike deadline. Only one previous U.S. strike could have matched It. That was the same union's walkout of January-February. 1946. over the "first round' 'of wage increases following the war. That resulted in an 18 1-2-ccnt hourly pay boast and a J5 hike in the cost of a ton of raw steel. The three-man board has until Augus t 30 to make Its settlement recommendations to the White House. The truce U to continue to Sept. 14. The board will have to weigh Murray's v;ayc demand. 1 !, reported to be a .slu;^estcd 2fl-cent hike. On top of that .however. Murray wants S!50 monthly pensions for retired steel pudrilcrs, and a group Insurance plrtn. What steel docs this summer on the wa^e qur.stlori most likely will influence pay demands in the auto and coal Industries, and eventually scores of other major production lines. Settlement of the Immediate strike threat Tilt a popular chord amon^ the workers ^cm-rally, Sonm of interviewed apparently were not in accord with all that Murray was demanding. Steve Chizmar. a 36-year-old veteran of H years in a steel mill of Cnrne^ie-lllmoU Company at Homestead. Pa., was clad his S20- a-<lny pay would continue. "I'm not in favor of a pay raise occause everything else will RO up, too.' 1 he was reported as saying. "As far a.s a pension is concerned, I'd like that when I quit but I'm t" help pay for it. too. Why couldn't the company deduct three or four per cent of my wages, and the company put in the rest? I sure hope we can reach a settlement without striking." Soybeans CHICAGO. July 16—Wj—Soybean quotations: July 257'J 252'i 251H-M Nov 218'i 215',6 218-18'i Dec 216'i 2H'l 216'1-U Mar 2H'i 213 V= 213»i High Low Close Weather Arkansas forecast: Partly cloudy thus afternoon, tonight and Sunday with local thundershowers in south portion. Not much change in temperature. Missouri forecast: Fair north, partly cloudy south portion tonight and Sunday. Warm northwest tonight and west and north Sunday. Minimum this morning—71. Maximum yesterday—96. Sunset today—7:13. Sunrise tomorrow—1:59. Precipitation 24 hours from 7 a.m. '.oday—none. Total since Jan. 1—32.93. Mean temperature (midway b«- iween high and low)--83 5. Normal me*a lor July—81.4.

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