The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 9, 1947 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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_VOL. XI.IV—NQ. 15 Coal Production $ump Hits Steel Mill Operations New Lewis Order on 'Safety' Brings Charge From Mine Owners WASHINGTON, April 0 UP—The number of miners reporting (or work in the nation's soft coal fields increased .slightly today. But there still was no clear indication of any strong back-to-work move-men; developing. The "safety strike" staged by members of the United Mine Workers (APLi following on the six-day "memorial" work stoppage forced the U. S. steel Corp to cut buck ils .steel production. Harly reports from the bituminous districts showed slight increase-; above yesterday's operations. In central Pennsylvania, approximately the same number of miners who worked yesterday 17,000 a»itiii were on the job. !iu t in W.;sl"rii ' emrsylvania. (he number had increased from about 6,800 to 7.MO It was mo early to judge the full effect of •John L. Lewis' Latest message to his mine workers directing them to work in mines certified as safe by federal inspectors. ' His message was criticized by mine operators as a dodge aimed at null' • «>B out miners from all othei- 'pits f^ Telephone Strike Interferes The Interior Department width operates the mines for the government, still was having trouble nmk- >m; a check of the coal fields because of the telephone strike;. In West Virginia, production was leported about tlie same as yesterday. Where there were 20 mines idle out of oo in the souther:, n«ld AS compared with 10 idle .yesterday, the number • working in the uorthern field had increased In the North about 150 mines were oner- alms as compared to 123 yesterday It was estimated that a third of the stale's 100,000 miners were m the pits Operations were estimated at 80 per cent of normal In Alabann. with approximately 12,000 of 20,000 UMW miners at work. Colorado es'minted that almost half of the sluf's 5 000 miners were working. About Bo per cent of Virginia's 12,000 minors were back at work. Meanwhile, the U. S. Steel Corp reported that operations In tin- Bessemer department of Its Yomic-i- ,town o., plant were . dropped to two-thirds of capacity.-* loss of 700 tons of steel daily. i The Interior Department reported Wlhat. 700 Rovernmeiit held 'mines were in operation yesterday. In those mines, a total of CS,000 UMW members are employed. lewis Sends Message In all. the report said, 1.368 union and nonUmion mines operated yesterday witii production estimated See COAL on 1'ase S U.S. Intervention Asked in Strike BIytheviUe Jaycees Want Government to Take Over Telephones Another BIytheviUe civic group urged government intervention and control of strike-bound communication systems when the Junior Chumbcr of Commerce yesterday afternoon sent President Truman n telegram asking federal action to bring about continuation of telephone service. /ujThc Board of Directors of the Jflnior Chamber signed and dispatched this message to the President: "We strongly urge that communication systems aflectcd by ihe strike IK taken over by the government and that operations be continued pending final settlement. "Public welfare is vitally concerned and immediate action imperative. "Our interest is solely the public, welfare. Aside from requesting continued service, we are not taking sides in tho controversy." Copies Sent to Senators Copies of this telegram were also pent Arkansas Senators J. W. Pul- In-ighl and J. L. McCIellan and Representative E. C. Gathlngs in Washington. O. c. Similar action was' taken Saturday by the BIytheviUe American Legion Post, whose Executive Committee sent telegrams to the Prcsi- -dcnt and Gov. Ben Lancy urging state and federal control of struck telephone systems until the walkout., now in its t,h1rd day. ends On the b:wis ol tlie Legionis message, Governor Lancy beSaii studying legality of executive lic- tion in the strike and said while he was unsure of his authority in the .situation, he would move in If ho * could help. BtythevlUe Datlj Blythcvllle Courier BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS 77, gjfgg"""" "EWBPAPEB OP NOUTBU-8T ARKANSAS AND BOUTHTA8T MwSowU '^ Jam Ne»p niv1ltni>hll» TI«.«I^ ~" — • — »iiu^\jum Period for Filing Tax Assessments Ends Tomorrow j Tomorrow is the deadlirc lor I voluntary assessment of peisoi.-il | property, according to Cmmlv A'.I scssor Doyle Henderson. After that date, the assessor is mjy'ml by law to assess valuation on personal goods. Blythcvllle Herald Mississippi Valley Leader HLYTHKV11, Spring Thaws Bring Floods AI'KII, SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS U. S. Economic Advisers Confer Spiroling of Prices Causing Concern fo President and Aides WASHINGTON, April fp.-l'r-s- idcnt Truman, i,j s cabinet and his top economic advisers reviewed the American economic situation for an hour and 10 ininule; iod.-.y But the While House said (hey <lJd not decide on any specific, action to encourage wicj inductions. White House Press Secretary Charles G. Ros.s. who sat in n )c - mcctmg. told reporU-rs 'it was just lot of talk back luld (an , and con." The discussion centered on a memorandum read to :h- rtbliie' by Dr. Edwin o., cliHirnmn of the council of economic advis- Mr. Truman at his last two news conferences expressed grav- concern over rising prices and ,u- e ed business to make reductions before inflationary spirals a et out of hand. Kourse told reporters yesterday that he was worried about the price situation. He said he , was pointing out certain possible results 1 fro varying approaches fo the problem of casing inflationary pressures. Asked whether lie r.iwjre:! restoring price control, Nonvse. lokl a reporter. "The Anicric-w people seem to be pretty tired O f that/' Living Cost Hoars Government figures sliov the cost, of living has increased 13 per cent since the war cndcc! and Mr. Truman has made ii plain that he is gravely concerned. In . his Jefferson Day speech lost Sal- jurday, he said prices "must be brought down if our entire c«i<- omy is not to suffer." Piwiously "he- said' 'lie- hoped business meii would see the handwritiii-r on tlio wall and reduce prices of their own accord. Mayor Appoints New Committees City Officials Take Oarhs of Office as New Terms Begin ^... •tt.i-.ui ,n, vm: J>iy i ilL'VHIC I niylheville city orficials name-l inj 1 " 11 Airport, he municipal election April 1 took| ' I ' ll °. v were Curlton a,,l| heir oaths o! office and City Coun- i l >iloli »« his own plane, und it ('.isillinit t "f; H'ot-n m 11 >,,;.v i,.,- ... ' Y.'i cliff ill" It n/f if In t.*.»_ . Two Escape Injury in Plane Crash TITO Dlylhevilie men cscap without injury when Ihe piano .. which they were flying nosed over durinj. a JaiiclinK late yestcr<lny i(f- ternoon at the lllythc'villc Munl^l- iltJi Jr., W. H. prac- One cabinet menibej- priv- Liticr.thal to Win WASHINGTON. April .1. (UP;— Senate opponents of Divld E I,ilienthal conceded today t.ha' he would be confirmed to head the Atomic Energy _ Commissior before nightfall. By agreement, the scnsl" was scheduled to vole at 5 p. m . :EffT> on the nominalk.ns of Lilicnthal, four other commission mtmbers and the Rencral iivin»'je-' o. r Ihe agency. eil committee* were appointee; at .,I Yarbruiigli. While „.„„.., K „ meeting of Ihe Council las', nijht llt ' c down-wind landing, Mr. smith's in City Hall. I two-place Luscombe struck a pud- Mayor E. n. Jackson. Treasurer' (llfl on the North-South runway Samuel F. Morris and Aldermen flnl-l 1 " 1 ' 1 f"l>f>i:d over on Its buck. Bulb i-iL'h Kuii...«in, T.,_ , ,„(,„ (.i-.nvi^i „„(, nn injured. The small metal plane was heavily damaged, the impact colloaps- ing wing stints, breaking (ho windshield, splintering the propeller and snapping the fuselage Just 1'or- ward of the tall assembly Crafton I ately that even a small pricr-" cut would IK of great morale benefit. He said Ihc reduction per unit would have to be small because the profit margin per unit is small. The President is particularly eager that industry should act before the big labor unions be/;in pressing new wage demands ir. key industries such as steel and automobiles. He believes that labor would be willing to settle for less If it had tiie nssilranci- of price cuts. Otherwise he fears there will be another round of wage V- inands and that these in turn would bring still hipher prices. Tlie response to Mr. Truninr's appeal has not been great. The only large companies to cut prices thus far arc the Ford Motor Co International Harvester, and the Plymouth Division of in e chivslcr Corp. Interest Centers on Steel The President believe.) a cut. in steel prices might be the key lo the whole problem. He frcls a price reduction in thr : basic steel industry would start a cnain of price cuts reaching ultimately to the consumer. The u. s. Steel Corp. is repoit- cd to be considering .1 price reduction but there was some doubt whether its dec's-™ would be reached before the expiration or, April 30 of ils ivago contract wilh the United Steel Wwkw.s icioi. Congressional coiieer-i over the price situation was rol.crtcd meanwhile by a member of tho joint Congressional Economic Committee, headed by Sen. Robert • A. Taft, R., o. This member said Iho ». i \, committee was consi lerin.; an a]i-! IN I peal to industry of its 'own. Ifc J ' 0 ' said the group also wns consider-' rt T -i, ul ".,T ;i1 Sylvester and ,Ino. c Mcllanev took (laths of uflice for ano'hcr term and Alderman Farmer Knrl'ird was sworn in for his first u-i'm Tho oaths were ndminislei-c<l by City Clerk Prank Whitworth. The foilowliiK iipDoinlmi-.-its (o City Council committee* wciv -mnxmncod: Streel Committee—Mr. McIIancy Mr. England. Jesse White Police Committee -nil aldermen Fimmccs-Mr. Sylvester, Rnp-'-rl Crafton, Jodie Nabers. Purchases—Mr. White, Mr NH- bni-s. Mr. England. - Buildings-Mr. -England,' Mr. McHaney. Mr: Sylvester. Liphl and Woter—Mr ^ Mr. Sylvester. Mr. McIIaney Health & Sanitation—Mr! White Mi". Nabers. Mr. Crafton. Property Is Condemned Three resolutions coiicleinni'V property here were passed by the Council last night. Gordon llarri.,- owncr of property at Main and I nk c ' streets, appeared before (he Council in connection wilh proposed condemnation of. two houses then- -,nd said he wanted lo cooperate in re movnl of the buildings, but that a brother held a claim against the property - in a lawsuit n lr Harris estate. D.-ciding that Mr' Harris could not IK held liable for the property if condemned by the City, (he Council.ordered removal of tlie buildings. Other condemnations invr.K-cd properly owned by Ben Htn^ in iv> 1000 block on West Main street al-d a house at 510 West Ash which partially burned last Fall. Plans for the proposed extension of the "White-Way" street iishtiag system on Walnut and Ash r.tre-ts were turned over to the Light and Water Committee for accuplnpc" i-r modification. The Council also accepled a new lease continuing an agreement l>-- twccn the Cilv and the Arkansas fee and Storage Co. in regard lo venial by Ihc City of properly n°nr Ihc company's plant for storage space Hi? lease, calling for S25 annual rental, extends until April c |iv 3 Alderman McManey proposed fclackloppnif! Cemetery Road between Chickasawba Avc and lh« city limits, a four-block strip. Af'er a brief discussion, the mailer wis turned back to the Council for further investigation of costs and Ihc willingness of property own , n . s 01) J.B. Walker Dies; Funeral Delayed Arrangements AwdiV' 1 Arrival of Son, Who Is Serving in Navy John n. Walker, lili. pioneer I)!y- thcvillc landowner, died lust nlKhl., B.'.'lfl o'clock, at, hi s home on mr- fleld Road. He luid been ill a year. 'P'ans for funeral services were incomplete today, pending arrival of a son, William Lee Walker. U. S. Navy, now stationed in Olathc, Kan. Mr. Walker was barn in Blytlic- ville and his father, John Wnlker, also was born in Mississippi County. In Ills youth, he moved lo Kentucky and returned here in 1918. Blythcvillc's city park. Walker Park, was named for Mr. walker, who wa s a leader in civic functions ,. until ill health forced his rctii.--'""' 1 mcnt. He owned a faroi East of niythevillc on Barficld Road. Other than his son. William Lcc Czar of Baseball Spanks Durocher Brooklyn Dodgers' Manager Suspended By Hoppy Chandler O., Amii i). i up> —linsctoll Commissioner A. I!. Cbniidler today suspended Lvo Durocher, manager ol the lirooklvn Dodgers, hom ori'iuiUcd>bail lor one year. Charley UrQiiseu, coach of the NL-W York Yimkees and a former Dodger coach, was .suspended lor a 30-day period, effective A|irii 15, The Mi»pi<n:.lons v vere imnounci'd tlii-oiiRli Cliandlw's olflce liert- alter a closed hearing in Kioiida l;i;,l month, In which the commissioner called Durocher, Dressen, Oadirr President Branch Rickey. Hecre- tary Harold P.irrou, mid Gc'nei'Hl Mauaijcr L-.nry Miu-Phuil ol tliu Yankees on the carpet. The hearbiK resulted from char- by MacO'lmli that n, c vjodgcr conduct. officials were guilty or detrimental to rv'Hie Yankee executive's spoilllc. complaint' was tlnu Durocher, in newspaper column, hm, spread a story that he hob-nobbed wilh known ganriilws ul a Havana ex- liibition gnme bcinvren Ihc Ynn- Bees and ihe Dodders. The feud bot/iveen the Yankees and Dodgers went b:ick, however, to a squabble over Drc.wen. nirkev asserted that Dressen" a verbal conlract wild le Brooklyn clu.l lo accept an offer from the Yankees. The commissioner said he had incicd out the suspension to Uu- rocher for "not measuring up >,o the standards c>:pc:lcd or required of managers. llnlb chilis rlncil Chandler in his most drastic ac- slnce he succeeded l!i<: | a i.o Judge Kcncsaw M. iJiutlis ,i.s commissioner, also fined the Yankees and Ihc Dodgers $a,0(JO -iniiTi; Marsha!! Seeks German-Polish Boundary Study Proposal is Offered At Moscow Meeting To Discuss Treaty MOSCOW, Aiirll ». (liri— Siivir.t L'orrlKiv .Minister V. M, niiiloluv liinljjii irjcvinl sci-rolary or Stale <;<-m K c c. Marshall's di'm.incl fur a rominlsslmi (u .study :\ pivssi'ilo revision n f the (iermim.lMH.sli Jioi-dci- :imt Insisted that (lit; U!K Tour slami on the I'nlsiMiu amoc- nii'nt. MOSCOW. Aiirll !> -<UI>>-Kccrc- lary or .Slide (iconic C. Mnrslmll today formally proposed lo till' Cnimrti (if Forclim Ministers the (Trillion o< a special iHiimdary c om- mi.viiiin lo recommend revision ol prewar ticrmaii-l'ollsh boimil- mill ramamlc arranucinonl fnr ullocallon of raw materials ol former h'uslmi (Icrinan urea I hi; bi'iicfll of nil Kurope. iii'i-hiill proposed that the eum- sii:n he composed of tint JJU> Four plu.s Poland and "n convenient number of cither allied stales to IK- deslcuiiled by the Council of I-'oiTlsn Ministers." Mnislmll aisreed thai I'ol.ind should receive ".substiiiilliil iicce.i- slmis of territory "from Germany for territory acquired from Enstnrn Poland by the Soviet, but added Hut tlie Job \\as to determine ]io\v ami where to draw the final llivi lo avoid muieees.'-Tiry itnci unjustified i-raiii'inii; upsets tmcl to mlnlmizo Ihe Inpscapblc Irredentist pressure in (ii'i'iiinny. Although he udmlllcd Hint Uie final jlne required precise uncl Informed tnvestli'allon. he .said the main limits to Itivcstluadmi slumffT be: 1. Hdiillu'rn and East Prussia Nhmil,! become f'ollitli terrilory. «. frermun Upper sllfsln unit Its indu.striiil complex also should become polish, "but. there should be provisions to nssure that Its coal luicl other resources will bo available in help'ifn (lio economy of Europe." 3. Division of the remahilnn ter- rliorj', Ini'Knlv aijrlculhjrnl. "K.- finlres eiin.sldeintlon of the needs of llm I'nllsh , )m | aeniinii. people, und of ICuropi- us n whole." Minshnll mild, "1 suucest that before wo docldn on V'!>e)e the new frontier shall be, wo consider first wlml, kind of irontler U Is lo be. ' Asks for IteconntielidullDiLS Miirshnll'ij rewHiilioii would cull uptin liie boundary commission to consider and recommend lo Ihn Council or TOrclfin Mlnlslers revision of Iho pre-war rolish-Cler- itiiin honndnrv which would fiitrly i-om]iensal« Poland for the cession <>i territory Ensl of the curxon line to Ihn Soviets. It also would seek fin "economic arrangement appropriate lo assure that such raw materials and heavy industrial resources of lh c nroa In question, vital lo rcuropenn economy, shall' fairly serve Ihnl need. Including particularly (lie need of Poland." He nlso culled upon the commission to inquire and roporl, on Polish lesi'lllr'iiielit find Ciennun setlle- ment In Ihn aren.'i In (juesllon. iRiiored (he Soviet con- ,„ ,, , " 1S so "' w "»a'n Lcc »"« me uofisers $a,OTO 'ini.nx" be.-1 Warshnll Ignored ||,c sovicl con- Wa.kcr, he is survived by his wife, column for uurocher In Ihe Brook-1 tentlo,, ( l m i, th;i ndmlnlslr fl iion 'line hrnn,n? i ""w-ii A n t ?i" l °r Walltci "' u '°, lM " mll)lic controversy dcti-lincii- set up 1,1 potsdam was flnnl. He andTom n-' , ? V >f W"*' Mont " ' nl l ° tow " ; '»-" '"Wly 1»«tc<l the Potsdam a K ree- i lisl,", vJrl « f ln .p' ce °' 9 illlf ' ; Harold Parrot, roail .;tvrel u'y for mcnl lllat lhc f 1 "" 1 delimitation ,l Mstci, Mrs. Meta Moorr nf r^v-; ,,._ „ . ' *' AIU -t^ 101 . . . . . ., and Tom Hall of San Uicgo, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Mela Moore of Los Angeles, a stop-son, [he Rev liar- old Thompson, and Uvo ' step- dauglitcrs. Miss L'.icy .Thompson and Mrs. Hoy Mitchell, all of niythe- villc. C(b'.> Funeral Home is in charge. Cemetery Road lo bear of such costs. Amer Tr.bacco Ana:onc,a Copper ing plans for an car'>y confcrcnc,-: with industrial lea'.lc;.;. A study made for (he committe-: cetii steel said a number of industries could) Chrysler cut prices and still make Kood Gcnf Elcctri- profits. H mentioned Iho cotion and other textile itv.luMvie.i, .ub- ber, chemical, paint, i-ffice ctiuip- rnent and food. ( l 1 '"'- ltl<l »s: Army Week Observance Conducted by Lions Club Members of l!v^ Lion.-, club were shown Army films on camouflage and tank warfare at Iheir weekly meeting held yesterday noon at the Hotel Noble. Jack Finiey Uubinson disciifsed Army Week, lo the observance of which the mrotlnr; was devoted. Tlie films wore .shown toy Str-f' Sergeants Don Seal and ollic Grisham or tl..i Blytlwvill--- Recruiting office. The members observed a moment of silent prayer for servicemen who did not return from the war. County Agent Keith j. jjjibrry was a rjucsl at tl-.c meeting. Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central- ..;... Int Harvester North Am Aviation Republic SI eel Radio Socony Vacuum ... Eludcbaker Standard of N J Tex is Corp .. U S Steel " 50 1-BJ ••• 70 1-4 CIO Auto Workers Quit DETROIT, April 0. lUPj-Ml , )ro duction at Hudson Motor Compunv was halted today and 14,000 workers idled by the second wildcat walkout of CIO auto workers In tvo weeks. Many Respond To Appeal for Blood Donors Volunteer donors liad given 25 pints of blocd' at the Wood" plasma tank clinic at the Mississippi County Health Unit here by noon tu- day. This clinic, part of the Blond Plasma Hank Program of lhc University of Arkansas School of Medicine and j-ponsorcd here by the Mississippi County Medical Soricty, will be here the retnaindci ol 10- day und will hold a similar clinic in Osceola tomorrow. The BIytheviUe to appeals for blood donors for this clinic was today termed "very good" by Nursn Helen Scott and Laboratory Technician Joseph Barrett, with (he mobile unit of the Wood Plasm;-, milk Program. Contributions received here today and in Osccola tomorrow Kill nn toward Ihe development In Mississippi County of a blood bank for us,: by 20 l-a! nn - v patient in need of such Irral- C(i 1-3 mem. I Infant is Buried Ifil 1-2 05 33 89 ill 35 3-3 57 1-2. 55 l-'jl If! 3-B 82 fl 3-4 26 3-1! 8 5-« H 3-« Weather ARKANSAS — cloudy. Scattered and Thursday, ai._ , lion today. Wanner Partly cloudy to showers toiilghl Funeral services were morning at 10 o'clock held t Maple Grove Cemetery for Infant Smothers, twin son -born dead this morning to Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Smothers. Mr. and Mrs. Smothers reside tA 220 West Dougan. Col)b Funeral Home was in charge. Harold Parrot, roail sccrcl.iry for the Dodgers, who ghont-writes n c-oliiin for Durocher In Iho Brooklyn Eftyie, was fined SS(I» lor "writing a deliberately dcrap.aUiy column about others in b:u;el>uil and for vlolntins; the commissioner's order of silence fn!lii\vmi> Ihe Sarasota iFJa.) jntetliis." It was In the Duro'hi- ,-oliuu thai MacPhali was amiwd <>: sharing a box wilh;. BIytheviUe Band To Compete in District Festival Approximately 40 members of Iho Blythcvillc School Bind will go in Forrest City Friday lo attend tiic Arkansas Band and On-hcslra A-,- £o:!nlion's anniia! district, jaiui Irslival. Karl w,-ideiipfliul, band director announced today. Mr. Wadcnrrihul stated I hat he planned to enter the FJlytlievilin 1 band in the marching and concert) contest and the rix majorelles in' the twirling contest. I Twenty bands wiih nearly a. thousand student musicians will perform in the coi:cerl and march-) will be a coi-.ccrt by the Pine Blulli High School band Thursday nlglil. mem. Iliat the [Unit delimitation is to be left to th c peace settlement. Hut he acknowledged Po'end's IK-W frontiers must be adcmiale to Kivr Polinul resources nl least as Brent :is it had before tin. wir mid r.'ip.iMc of Kiislalnlim the Polish nroplc nl n good slumlard of ,llv- Ini'. In nrlriition to Rlvini- Poland her due. he smiid. "we must avoid ter- ritoriiil setUeniiiiits which mli-hl- 'lisrreilll tlie democratic forces of Germany and Rive mllltnnl national i«f, croups a chnnce to (jaln a hold on another generation of German youth. Marshall poinled out I hat before the wnr the fu-rman ni'fn now under the provisional Polish control contributed more than onc-Iltth of Germany's total food Sipi'ly. "rr Germniiv rr.iist in the future Import foodstuffs from abroad. German economy will have to be I ind!;l.ill/i-d to nn even Rreater | extent than before Ihe war. or ,1 Germany will become a shim In tin- renter of Kurope," Marshall told the ministers. Marshal! warned Unit the German-Polish frontier was a problem which touches closely the political stability and economic hcnllli r>f muc-li of Europe. He added that i"f-i-«i^iiitiun or ituit fnef. should dominate Hie council's thinking. \'Esliinsk.v Early Break Expected In Phone Walkout; Strike May End Soon By CIIAHU-S II. IlKURCH.n ' WASHINGTON, 'Ain'Tn.'Tuj^-^citTcment of ,Vn in, lltll-l'lllt ilnrl tinuuil.l. ii X *-'•'•/ ^l-tUCIlltlll, Ol Jill Ifll- |im i.mi :UKI i>os,<ii)]y imlti!ri]-.seUliig- plisise of the naiior HtriUe was reported .imminent'today.- * Whether the anticipated settlement— between the American Telephone •. mirl Telegraph c-i. and it:! Ions; dlstnnco employes — would imivldo, a strikc-cndln.j formula fnr the entire industry w.v; n Ynat-' ler which the National Federation of Telephone Workers 'policy com- mltlee would have to decide Meimwlillc, tiifc const-1«. const slrlki- of 300.000 <cto|>lion<! worke-s aflillated with, the NFT<V contlri-' '"-.I In Its third day «li h servke arrow »liu nnilim nduee'l to ZO per cent of normal for the Bell System's JiC.OOO.OOO telephone' sub- Late Spring Fails lo Delay Farmers Ground is Ready For Planting and Labor is Available Alllioiiijti jjenrr,il Sprln« weather Is ui least three weeks late In Ihi.-i vicinity, fanners In Norlh Mississippi county are In exfcllcm J'lmpe so far as lund pnpirallon s cunt-crned and the K oll is work- mK and pulvcrl^lnu bolter lhan at nny time In recent years.-m:- cordhn! to a statement by kclth IllJJi-cy. county mjeni, today. In lyHv of Spring weather bchvj liUe. It has not seriously Inlorfi-r- red with uny farm cpjrmitms I'l his lorrilory exrepl possibly for the produetlon of iilfiiifu. M r 1)11- •jroy added. Although farmers In •Mississippi .comity do ,,-ot, normally DliinI. nny cr"ii before the first of April, n small ifcrcncc of soybeans, i-crn und some cotton has b>cn planled. hit disclosed. Aifnlfii dehydriitinK mllta sliirled operating last year between Afiril » "i»l 12, but alfulfu th|r, Sprln • Is very lute in slartln'n growl'ii mid mills in,, nol expected lo open lor another three weeks. K.\rm [Labor Available One of the brl|tlitesl outlooks lor thi! dinner in this vlolulty lie lidded, Is l/lie fact that' Ir.iwr con- WA81TJNTON, April 9 mm dltlons this Sprlntf are.Ihc best eoi > Harlnn j Busljileld B a nT since before the war. opcnlnj} the Senate opi-osltlon^ North Mississippi Comity farm- <l r 'vc against the *«0 000 Ooo QrcpV ijn'n' S . ?.'''"' "'"'" cd "il'^^iraatelv nll <' Turkish aid progrum'/iaUt to- soll buildlna orqiv.iyl'.lcT-poAl BW^\ hoMti^'on^mmtt 1 ^ Ihrmmhoul the winter. Normnlly," world war," ^ vetch and othor winter legumes " "' icjidy to ttirrt under In Ohls,' by Apill 10. this year; lafiiib.o ,„ have to wnH until April 20 or W Hicy olricct to not ninxlnumi A-Mills from vetch turned iindpr this Keltk.mont of the long distance Phase; of (he walkout, 'involving 20.000 members of Iho American Union of Telephone Wurken could «'l it pattern for nd]iisiln-! dls- l-.utes botwccn other NFrw affll- I «tea -nnfl the A. T. & T.'s sub-- sidlnilcs, federal conciliators hoped The conclllatora called remis !;eiitalives of the A. T. & T. J the loiiir (IlKtnriffl workers Sec TKI.KI'IIONES on i'i K , PebafeConfinuss OnNearEasfLoan South Dakoton Talks Against $400,000,000 Aid to Grceki, Turks Mr. Bi;bruy slated*. However, it Is. reported, that druV . - - ...ii.i.i today. Rolirri Murjihy rc- bemor hiRh hands lo b; hoard minded Andrei Vishinsky that many in the festival include those from.' Latin American countries conlrl- Newport. Scarcy. DuWitt. StiiH', billed lo the war aR.iinsl Japan presented Karl, Pine Uliifr. Wynne. Cornin;:, 1 See MOSCOW on Page ~ '--•••Carlisle, Dlylhevillc. and Jones-! . that they have plowed' Ihclr vetch Iniul up before I', niado snt- Isfiictory srowtli. , The peach crop in Mississippi Caunty Is considered safe, lie added, because peach trees tills year were about, 20 d'nys late In bloom- iiiK compared with lost ,ycitr. Most liees are now In .lull bloom and are about ready for lirsl sprayini;, Mr. Hllbrcy said. Sctd iKipcnnlvc Thin Year Mr. Hi;brcy pointed out that seed supplies In nil major crops are ud- ct|iinlt! but uciicrally Iho most cx- '(K'lislve in history. A cool wet SprliiK, however, would seriously, diminish the supply of good cotton wed. He lidded that fanners arc urged lo chemically treat cotton seed before planting to prevent rot" linn of the seed and damping-off of the young cotton plants. The rains that fell the 'first of the wctk were welcomed- by most nil farmers even though 11 slopped llicm from pliintiiiK, Mr. Dilbrcy slated. The top soil was quite dry, he added, and.the rains will aid in working the land. •Mr. Bllbrcy said that he aiill- Ipulccl approximately n 12 |icr cent Increase in cotton and soy.ican acreauc and n decrease In corn and alfalfa compared to last year's nnild - , Foreign Senn.teS debat* llflckl spoke .is tlie lew farmeis wore lo-anxlqur to H ' Var^lbS^^^ 11 "' prepare their land for gprliiK nlnnt-1 r,',,m n n BT R " Mich - alld T" m ii\i, n,nt ii , _ . . .* .. . i ^oiumuy. £),. Tex., that the rtieii-" .5»re would win early approval.' connnlly doub: C[ | there would be more than 10 opposing votes. Van,, chairman of the Senate Relations Cqirunittco, said mtilly -.was "ready to vote Biishfield cluirgcd that Mr. Tnt- iiinn y/ii K pcimltttiii! communism to flourish in this country, while advocating ft |10 n cy o{ c - neckln g Coinniurilsm abroad. He .also attacked the program on (.'rounds tlial It: -• - ' 1. By-passed HID Uiilte,! NBtioris and would weaken UN. , • -,2. Placed the United Slates In n position of "inviting every country In tlie world to make n like request" f 0r help. • Burglary Case Goes to Trial In Court Here Trial or nalph Sharp of Para- (,'Otdd on charges of burglary and Grand larcenjr for his alleged port- In the robbery of Hipps Drugstore in Lcnchvlllc last month got under way this morning in tlie Chickasawba Dislrict of the Mississippi County Circuit Court. Most of the morning session was spent .empaneling a ncrv palitjufy to hear Die case and by tl'e noon recess, only on c -witness had been At a public meeting dedicated lol ' lc ;' lrd - '. lrt ,,;*,~. ,,.„ ,,f A <•,__>- ,^ .' He was O. W. Reed, wilo hi tho Irinl of J. c. Clayton, sent to thi- State .Penitentiary for three year's 1 on the same charges for his part In the drug store bre.Vs-in. testified that Clayton had asked him to join in the burglary. Sharp, ar- lested with Clayton but later le- leascd, lo date lins denied the pleaded innocent lo , acreage. Dud Cason Post Gets Recruiting Service Award the obsei vuncc of Army Week. Dud Cason Post 24 of the American !,e- Rlon was presented with a Certificate of Merit from the Arm/ last lKht In the Legion Hut. The cerllftcnlc, presented to Post Commander H. G. Parttmv by Stall Scrgl. Don c. Seal of Ihe Rcrnjii- ing Office, here. WHS anardttl the Post for Riving the Recruitins S rv- charges and Ice use of the Legion Hut. vrhr :i both. ' other facilities were not nvuilablc.t Court An Army combat Him. entitled "tppoliitirtcitt Tokyo," was shown at the meellng. :ei-lincatc of Merit wn _ Roy Walton, chbf cirrfc reconvened at 1 o'clock this afternoon and other witnesses who may take tho slnnd in| elude: Deputy sheriff Erwin Jraies; , . - boro. Osceola, Mountain View, Con-: way, Helena-West Helena, and for- rest City participalinj; in the Ji«n- ior high events cy prcn ^.^...^j ^.aiicr IIi[;ii School, Montgomery. Ala.- Randolph Cannon, supervisor ' of instrumental musk-, 'Neville IliKti School, Monroe, La.; Ashley Coff- rnan, director of bands, Honclnx College, Comvay; and Raymond VEU/ *„ Y (™ *° I 1 ' 1 '"/ Army dims will be shown at :1 P» ol! " meeting of Hunt Lloyd t>ost 2;7B of tllc Veterans of For- Thn More Rain FaJ/s A high of 67 degrees was recorded yesterday with a low of 53 degrees and :C>3 Inch rainlall being tls ,., ^v,,i»aj- ; ano naymoim V c rsi i xrjiiiarv ed. Rcbsrt E. Blaylcck, official Brandon, band and choral director hootie" on Ar hoi- ob.srrv.T |-0|)oric(l lod.'iy. of the Toxarkntia, Ark.. hii;h school.* ouflnf-e work. ineettni;. held in observance . ol" Army Week. Post Commander P.-u-- lis KXalla. said today. Thc [ilms lo be shown are "Tank Mission. Wor'.ti War II;" ''Hawaiian Holiday;" ."Plans for Peace," on Universal \filitary Training; and "Ya:my Air forces catn- G. A. Hipixs. OW.IM- of the dnif "r t\ 01 "'.,- ""' -•.••^ store: Deputy Sheriff rlo\'d Burris of the Selective Service Board here. 1 or Ix-achville iwtit jurors were selected and sworn. • • . . On this jury are Otlo Sinntieltf, Johnny McDowell, Bill Young E N. Shiveiy, Bill Crn«-ford, Marshall Blackard, Jim Smothermon, John, ny Osborn, U H. Hay, Marion Dyer,- Clifford Elliott and Luther Cray. Amos Duke wns arrested yesler- given Mr. Walton In recognition of service rendered in behalf of the Arkansas U. S. Army RccruiUns District, t N. Y. Cotton Mar. May July Oct. Dec. open 2828 3440 3251 2938 2859 high low 2857 2825 3478 3430 3293 3244 2993 2937 ZfllO 28J5 1:30 2o50 3475 3238 2890 2DO I day by sheriffs deputies ard was docketed on charges of srand \t.t- ceiy. Duke's case may tx disposed of at this term.

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