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Friday, August 17, 1951
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI YOL. iLVII—NO. 128 Blythevllle Daily Neil BlytheviUe Courier Mississippi Valley Leader BlythevUle Herald . BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, AUGUST IT, 1951 . TWELVE PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE L. 1 PROJECT IDLED AS CAKFKNTERS STRIKE—Tile low-rent Negro housing project is bare of workers and the machinery and materials lie useless as members o( Carpenter's Union 884 strike for higher >j£ ages. The men are asking $2 an hour, the union scale, but the con*T Restraining Order Issued In Negro Housing Strike J. E. Pyle Construction Company this morning was granted a petition for a temporary restraining order against the Carpenter's Local Union 884 which struck yesterday at a low-rent Negro housing project being built on Elm St. This temjjorary order, to he in ef-*— feet until such time as the case' can be heard In Chancery Court, is bo restrain, the strikers from creating any sort of disturbance or preventing in any way the return lo work of those who wish to continue with their jobs, Marcus Evrard, attorney for the contractor, said this morning. 'Almost 100 men were out of -work yesterday and this morning as the carpenters set up picket lines around the 16-unit project In a protest aalnst less-than-union-scale wages. There was no indication of when the non-strikers would return lo work—If at all until the. strike is settled. It Is customary for non- y,riking union men to honor the —Courier NC.WS Photo tractor says he can't raise wages above the specified $1.75 without government permission and permission has not been granted. The pickets are, (left to right) H. C. Gill, J. B. Anderson, J. J. Oxford and Andy Bevill. House GOP's Set To Trim Aid Bill Democrats Confident Drive to Be Blunted; $2 Billion Cut Asked WASHINGTON, A\]g. 17. (iP) House Republicans massed strcngtl today behind a drive to cut $2,000, 000,000 from the administration's Crackdown. Ordered On Beef Price Ceiling' WASHINGTON, Aug. 17. (AP)—The government today launched a nationwide drive to enforce cattle price ceilings and disclosed plans for sharply changing the ceilings themselves. Mild Patrol Fight Reported on East (orea Warlront Rains Wash Out Air War; Enemies Moving Cautiously tl.S. ftTH ARMY HKADQUAn TERS, Korea, Aug. n. (AP>—Allied atrols fighting along the spiny Idges ol east. Korpa met mild Rcc esistance today. Only brief fights larcd elsewhere on the front. Rains almost washed out the aii war. In the area around the Kaesong neutral zone, an Allied patrol snv, Communist platoon but did tio engage it. Elsewhere from the west coast t the central front, United Nations ind Red patrols reconnoitered warily in no-man's land, avoiding contact. On the east central front. Associated Press reporter Stan Carter reported the Reds renewed company s iv. e attacks started Thursday against u, N. hill positions. They assaulted positions near Kunwong again before dawn today. Occas- slonal hand-to-hand combat rased sporadically throughout the day. The fi^ht was st!U underway In late afternoon. Communist artillery and mortar fire was laid on U.N, patrols north of Yanggu and Inje, along the eastern front. Allied artillery shelled entrenched Reds northeast of Yanggu. Along the east coast sector Allied. units and a Communist company staged a running battle over three hills, The Reds did most of the Compromise Is Hinted On Korean Buffer Zone DrafttoTake820,000 In Two-Year Period 'Cheerful Meet Held by 4 Men WASHINGTON, Aug. 17. (AP)—nSclecttve service expects to Induct 520,000 men into the armed services this year and 300,000 In 1952. And it warned certain college^ men yesterday that they ara liable to be dm!ted during the coming school session. ^UJ^ T SA^^ Korea, Aug. 17. (AP)—A four-man subcom- The induction figures were made duction if their induction has al- notice tackled the Korean bllf- UN, Red Delegates Pose Together For Photographers public by a House military subcommittee in a report on recent military appropriations hearings. The wnrning lo stutfenls came from Brig. Gen. Loui-i H. Renfrew, acting director of Selective Service, In a statement interpreting the new draft law, Renfrew said: "Those college students who fail to meet the class standing or test grade criteria for deferment ns students and who enroll in colleges can Uc called out of college for in- ready been postponed once under statutory provisions." Deferments Uncertain Thus, such a student who was deferred during the past year can't, count on another deferment If his local draft board reaches his order number, Formerly a student was not inducted during any academic year aflready started^ as long as his grades were -satisfactory. Any time Sec DHAFT on Pap,« 12 Michael V. DiSalJe, head of the Office of Price Stabilization, said a large part of the OPS enforcement staff will concentrate on checking cattle sales prices. Immediate checks are to be made at slaughter plants to find put whether abnormally high purchases involve any over- ceiling sales. DJSalle also disclosed that the beef slaughtering industry advisory committee has been called together liere next Wednesday to "consider steps to be taken with respect to ceiling prices on cattle in view of the abolition quotas." of slaughtering ket lines ot other union men on ike. .Harrison Issues Order The court oraer issued by Judge al B. Harrison ^ould perjnit tht, to..continue _ The OPS is planning to propose $8"50oW.OOo"foreign""aid "program"." lhcn ' today's statement from the agency indicated, the imposition ol price ceilings on cattle sellers as Democratic dent they could but were not too certain they could well as purchasers, and ceilings on individual animals rather than on average monthly sales. Congress, in renewing the De^- ense Production Act recently, pro- libited further slaughter quotas. The OPS had used quotas to drive allowable production each month. The agency has contended the quotas are necessary to block black markets in meat. A move has started in Congress to restore the government's power to impose them. DiSalle said that, without quotas, the OPS already is receiving "numerous complaints from packers that they were unable to purchase cattle at the celling price. "Since we are no longer able to channel meat itito regular normal channels through the slaughter quota system," DiSalle said, "there are growing indications of maldis- tribution." running. U. N. troops attacked at dawn, drove Reds from a hill. The Reds retreated to a second hill and then a third. They were fighting to hold the third hill at dusk. A driving rain cut U. S. fifth air force combat sorties Friday down to 1T9 between midnight and p.m. One flight of F-84 Thundcrjels damaged eight rail cars near Pyongyang, North Korean capital. Red China's Peiping radio asserted more than 3,000 United Nations troops, more than half of thein Americans, were wiped out iu five days of fighting, it also claimed 22 U.N. war planes were shot down in the same period. Violence Flares in Iran As Police and Mob Clash TEHRAN, Iran, Aug. 17. (AP>—Knife-wielding Moslem terrorists oday wounded six Iranian policemen who were part of a force aUcmpt- ng lo break up an anil-British demonstration, Tne clash — signalling possibli icw violence over the critical Brit sh-lranian oil dispute—occurret vhen police, armed with clubs, ad van cert en a Kroup tif 200 member or the fanatical Fcdayan lAlai sect, fiercely Nationalist Moslem who have re lor Led to terror nunicr ous times recently in their avowc intent to drive foreigners out Iran. The group was attempting lo or gani/e a parade to thu Shnh mos que, where a Fcdayan member ns .slnated Premier AH Raznmrn, i March. They planned to demon No MacArthur Report WASHINGTON, Aujf. 17. fJ?j— The Senate's Mac Arthur Inquiry Committee voted 20 to 3 today against making any report on Us two months of hearings. GOP to Criticize Probe of RFC Report to Be Filed In Senate Records Despite Objections by w> might retun. explained. " The strike beyin je today morn ing with a minor act of violence as j.the RtsJst-ant \upertnlentlerii of the' Jpb ?.Ltempted to entp,r the work ^irea. Hugh Colvert signed affidavits lor warrants toy arrest of II man, charging .that they dragged him from his pick-up truck as he attempted to cross : the picket line. He showed a skinned leg and torn abirt and Indicated it happened during the tussle with the strikers. '; The atrlkevs; countered with the "charge that the assistant superintendent- tried to run them down. . . The prosecuting attorney's ^office .lield up all the .warrants pending ; further investigation and advised i'fcpth' parties that their proper re- was by Injunction through :e civil courts, H. G. Part low said Work on the project started about . month ago. but the contractor was See STRIKE on Page 12 _ Md Foreign additional $1400 000 OOCT many R pnbl ic a ns wo n t to on t would come out oT both military and economic Bid, with Europe getting the heav- ,est trimming, around $900,000,000. No atem]jt is expected to be made to cut the 5415,000,000 aid proposed for Greece and Turkey or the $62,000.000 for South American countries. ?l Department to Buy^Co^bnseec^Procft/cts As Means of Keeping Prices at $65t50 per Ton Weather Not All in Sympathy And not all Republicans are In sympathy with the drive for the big reductions. Rep, Vorys <R-Ohio>, a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee told newsmen he believes an overall reduction of $1,000,000.000 svotilc be in order. He indicated he woulc oppose further trimming. Showdown voting is slated fo: Jute today. Pending when the House adjourned yesterday was Bn amendment by Rep. Fulton (R-Pa) to cut $200, 000,000 from European military ak and S300.000.000 from European economic nid. Reduction in Addition >se reductions would be in ad- WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, CAP t— The Agriculture Department announced today it will offer to buy cottonseed products as otic means of keeping grower prices • of tho seed from dropping below $65.50 a ton. The government will purchase W A R M E R noon and tonight and in northwest and extreme north portion Saturday. Arkansas cotton area forecast: Partly cloudy weather is indicated this afternoon, tonight and Satin-- j aay with risk of showers locally north portion today, For the five- day period Friday through Wednesday, widely scattered showers ^£re indicated, mostly occurring in ,lji!he afternoons. Temperature ^changes will be unimportant. Morn- Ing humidity will continue high and winds light-. Missouri forecast: Showers and scattered thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight: locally heavy south central portion; Saturday partly cloudy with thundershowers southeast and extreme cast cooler It agreed to $5,028,000.000 for military and 31,335.000.000 for eco- 1 nomic help for Europe—3265.000,000 and S340.000.000 less than the respective amounts asked by President Truman. The committee aprovcd S7.84B.- 750,000 measure breaks down like this: WESTERN EUROPE — ->5,028.000,000 military and Sl.335.000,000 economic plus 855,000.00 Tor development of strategic materials supplier throughout free world. NKAR EAST AND AFRICA — $415,000,000 military and S175.000,- 000 economic. ASIA AND PACIFIC — £530.000,000 military and $237,500,000 economic. KOREAN cottonseed oil, cake or meal and 1 inters from crushers who certify that they paid growers not less than the support rate. The oil is used for food and industrial purposes, the cake and meal for .livestock feed and linters for making ammunition and fibres. ; The department previously announced it would support cottonseed prices by loans to growers at $65,50 a ton for base grade 100, or in areas where storage might not be available it would buy the seed directly from producers at, $61.50- To Encourage Processing Today's action is designed to encourage normal processing, rather j than to have the seed stored under a grower loans in the unprocessed form. Cottonseed prices, like prices of cotton- lint, have dropped sharply iince it became apparent that this year's crop' would be much larger ;han last year's. The department buying price for crude cottonseed oil will vary by region, ranging from 15.25 cents a Arkansas PMA Begins Drive To Put Crops in Loan Fund LITTLE ROCK, Aug. 1?1 (AF>—Arkansas Production Marketing Administration officials today opened a campaign'to get farmers to accept loans—and hold their crops off the markets—while the markets REHABILITATION — SI 1.250,000 LATIN AMERICA -- 140,000,000 military and $22,000,000 economic. absorb present over-production. J. L. Wright, Little Rock, state PMA chairman, met here with county agent's farmers, home supervisors, county PMA committeeman, conservation officials and others charged with responsibility of promoting the loan program: Wright explained: "Arkansas has one of its biggest cotton crops, not the largest, but Jiggest rice crop in history and It biggest rcie crop -In history and It also ha.s a large soybean crop, "We are prepared right now to nake loans to the farmers on their crops. The purpose of these loans is to get the farmers to put their crops in storage and keep them off the market until the market can ipcr bushel/ absorb the production." Wright s*Id the amount to he oaned "is .unlimited; whatever the farmer needs!." Wright also detailed handling of the loans. He said banks and other agencies may make these loans and they will be underwritten by the government. Any time these agencies want their money back it will be provided by the government. The amounL of !hc loan v.ill be based on trie quality of the commodity Ordinary Arkansas cot ion will bring from 30 to 35 cents a pound; rice around 55 prr 100 pounds and soybeans around $2.45 WASHINGTON, Aug. 17. (AP) Republican senators today won the right to file 'n .sharply critical report on the RFC investigation in the Senate records. The Senate Banking Committee winch Investigated charges that! political influence was exerted In the granting of Reconstruct! on Finance Corporation loans, vQled nt a closed-door session to submit a majority report, worded in much milder language, but lo allow the Republicans to file a minority statement of their own. The two will be published together as a single document. Texts of the rival reports were ordered kept secret until Monday noon, when both will be filed with the Senate. At Issue were Republican members' demand;; for a report criticizing; President Truman in connection with altered polUEcttl conniving with the RFC, find some others tn the Democratic high command. Senator Fulhright (D-Ark), who quarterbacks the Democratic ma jority on the issue, has demanded that the committee withhold ail atrale there against British pro posal to .solve the quarrel wit Irna over this country's national ization of the holdings of U Anglo-Iniman Oil Company. One of the Fcdayan speakers to he crowd that unless the govcrn- nenl got rltl of the British within ive'days, there would be "serious consequences.'.' Troops Bar Doors \ .' Troops and police barred the doors of Die Shah mosque, 'and tanks moved into the sirnets of Tehran on this Moslem Sabbath Day to keep order. '. The Iranian government negotiators have lurneri down the latest British proposal tn the tnmrrcl and arc expected to make sonic kind of counter-proposal tomorrow at the next formal meeting of the negotiators. But chief British delegate Richard H. Stokes said the Anglo- Iranian company will buy its oil elsewhere If Iran's rejection of the latest British proposals is final. The threat lo boycott nationalized Iranian oil came tn the midst of delicate negotiations to break I the deadlock caused by Premier fcr /one deadlock today, amid fficml indications the Com- nunifits are ready to com- 1*0111180. The subeommitteemen de- incd to comment on what appened in their first ses- ion—held in an unusual air f informality for Korean nice talks. They scheduled their second ses- lon for 11 a.m. Saturday (8 p.m, "Ylclny ESTJ. When they adjourned United Na- ions ,and Communist delegates )oscd together for the first time. While posing, MaJ, Gen. Henry I. lodes, one? of the U.N, reprcsenla- Ivcs, put his arm around North Korean Maj. Gen- Lee Sung Cho. The other two delegates — U.S. ;tear Adm. Arleigh Burke and Chinese Maj. Gen. Hsich Pang—also appeared to be in good spirits. While they were negotiating behind closed doers, their, discussions were broken at times by outbursts of laughter. The informal attitude —H complete reversal of the cold military formality of all full delegation meetings—strengthened an air of hopefulness brought lo Kncsong by n Red broadcast. Radio Quoits Chief The Peiping radio quoted fc h * chief Communist negotiator as saying "it is possible to adjust." the Red demand for a demarcation line along the 38th parallel "on the basis of terrain and mutual defense." Terrain and defense are the reasons the Allies have insisted on a military demarcation along present battle line. 1 ;. These arc generally north of the 38th parallel. Peiping radio, official vqide of ped; China. repcrtciV.'N.tjrtri-Korean , * Lt.jGcn...Nant II ipi mediately, qualf- -* i " t '- LjUjUVii.. i>ctiii a ijiiMituinnrii , quau- - rictl Ms" 1 * statement by 1 saying ' the : United Nations delegation ,mu3fc'' abandon "its unfair and unreasonable demands" before agreement can be reached. . ', ' The, monitored in Tokyo, said Nam made the statement at Thursday's Kaesong conference. This was the meeting which created the subcommittee. ' Significance Seen It was considered significant that Nam was reported to have shown See CKASE-FIKE on Page 12 sanction from the Republicans' mi- Mohammed Mossadegh's rejection nority report, which he called "vie-i o' the British offer. The new plan lous" in its Janguaee. Fulhright himself drew down prcs- • . . . . . . „ E - - - February when mnn - who ! * tr * ]n S lo Rct as reportedly has the backing of U.S. trouble-shooter W. Avcrell Harrl- identiai wrath he wrote a report, approved by tho committee, unanimously charging that the RFC yielded improperly to | n political influence ring, of which | it said White House Aid Donald S.' Dnwson v.n.s n member. When Mr. Tnmiun called the re- i port nsiniN<\ KulbriqhL called a se- i rr f+ it*. rie,s of public hearings which he \ I V^OniGSTOn IS contends proved the first report was so accurate the committee should neither "add lo nor subtract from" It. pound in the southwest to 15.625 cents in the southeast. Buying Price Varies, the buying price for cake or meal will vary by region, ranging from 2.65 cents a pound for 41 per cent minimum protein content meal to 2.8 cents In the .southeast. The price for linters will vary by grade, ranging from 7.7 cents pound fo: first cut and mill run linters to 14.8 cents for U.S. number one high grade. maker in the dispute. "50-50 Principle" Stokes said the British offer. Sec IRAN' on I'ajtr 12 Osceola Selects 7 Contestants For Talent Show New York Stocks A T and T . Amer Tobacco and portion Saturday; j Anaconda Copper low tonight 6S-10V high Saturday Beth Steel 80 northwest to 9u southeast. ™rv«ier Minimum this morning—68. Maximum yeolerdny—86. Sunset today—6:46. Sunrise tomorrow—5:22. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m. —.03. Mean temperature (midway between high, and lo\v>—77. Normal mean temperature for A'Jgust—80.2. This Dale Ust Minimum this mornins- CS>. Mrxim 111:1 yc^lorday— Vi. Precipitation January 1 to this <Jat« last >-e*r—k8,39. Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors . Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester . .. J. C. Penney . .. Republic Steel . . Radio Socony Vacuum . .. Studebafcor Standard o! N J . Texas Corp .SVarj U S Steel Sou, Pac. . 162 1-4 62 1-4 45 3-4 53 1-4 10 3-4 109 60 1-8 Third Polio Case Is Manila Girl Mrs. Arabcl B. Fill, county health nurse for North Mississippi"County, this morning reported the county's third infsntllc paralysis victim of 69 1-2 18 3-8 34 3-! 66 5-8 41 5-8 23 35 1-4 27 3-8 60 1-8 50 1-4 53 7-8 Mar 42 3-4 May 64 3-4 ' Jul . the year. The third victim Towles, 11, daughter Tnwles of Manila Route One. She was taken U> Community Hospital l;> Paragould Tuesday. is Virginia of Monroe N. 0, Cotton Get Dec Open Hi?h Low Close .... 3441 3462 3440 3445 343S , 3-456 3452 3+20 34S3 M37 3151 34VJ .IMS 5465 3471 3452 3460 3430 S419 3413 Luxora Rotary Group Hears Stebbins Talk LUXORA. Aug. 17 — A. Howard Stebbins III of Little Rock, governor of District 200 ol Rotary, Inter- nrilional. last nijht told members of the Luxora Rotary C!ub that Rotary Clubs in 83 countries throughout the world arc "united In an endeavor lo promote international irndcrRtamling, good will and peace." Mr. Stebbins spoke to members of the Luxora club and the club's regular meeting in the high school cafeteria here. Mr. Stebbins further said that over a six ycr.r period Rotary International spending a million and a half dollars principally to create better understand inn amo.ig the peoples of different nations. Mr. Stebbins came to Luxr fcr his annual meeting with club of- ilcinls. His speech ni^ht followed A conference with officers, directors and committee chairmen of the Luxora club. Scvcn uf the ten cimtestants to compete In the secuttd weekly Talent Roundup to be Uclci at the Os- cecla Community Hon>c Saturday night have been selected, it was announced yesterday. The series of Talent Roundups is being sponsored by the Osceoia •Uwanis Club and Radio Station ^OSE to rahc funds for undor- rivilcgcd children and playgrounds. The seven selected arc: The. Bolin Trio of Gridcr. gospel singers: Jane Wilson and Anita Jones, both of Osceola. and Sandra Pollard of Vic- .oria, tap dance socialists: The Balch Sisters of Dyess. singers: Lois Ann Simpson and Ann Ward of Osceola. vocal duct: Jo Ann Laney of Osceola. singer: the Young Sisters of Biirdettc, vocal duet: and Lorine ] Sale o! Heatou's Home of Flowers, Rodgcrs of Osceola. ballet dancer. I 200 East, Davis, lo Mr. and Mrs. The contest runs thirteen weeks, j E. R. McAdams of Bald Knob, was i announced this morning by Mrs. |k| " ^j • f+ • . ] E. J. Heaton. IMGW T Ofk WrOttOn i The sale and transfer ,,f the [ property was completed yesterday. Open Irish Lo\v Close i Mr. McAdams stated that tho Heafon's Flower 'Home' Is Sold Ocl , Dec Mar May Jul . .. 3448 3470 3448 3462 3447 3470 3447 3150 ...... 34J5 3476 3455 3467 3450 3475 34SO 3159 3416 3431 3416 3117 name of the firm has been Ranged to McAdams House of Flowers. Mrs. Hcaton said that she planned to retire after visits to Florida and California. She had been in the florUt business here since 1924. Soybeans GIANT KAVMAKKR LEVELS WALL—It's "out with the old a huge crane to demolish the walls of an old brick buildiuz at the corner of Chickasawba and Railroad Streets. They are making way (or'the construction of a nfv Safeway grocery. Bramwcll Construction company, a division o( Safety Stores, Inc., It doing the work. ISep 1 Nov .Jan Mar 'May High 289-\ 272?. 275'.. 278 280 law close •J87'i 'JiU'.-JBi >71 271 •••i-27; j/4 -'75-27.V 386' s m 278 ; j 279 I Truch Wires Cause Fire 1 • .A' 1 j A short circuit in tho wiring of the moter of a truck in the 500 I block on South mt Street \va.s (lie j cause of a lire alarm yesterday. No damage resulted.

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