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BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS DOiCMANT NKWBPAPZR C* NOBTHKAfiT ARKANSAS AMD BODTHXABT IOBOOUHI VOL. XLIll—NO. 39 BlythevUlc Dally BlytheriUc Courier BlytbevUle Htnld lil.VTHEVD.l.K. ARKANSAS, MONDAY,, MAV^» 1946 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTO Military Co-operation Bill Sent To Congress by Truman to Permit Aid to Other American Republics Collaboration Act's Passage is Advocated By the President WASHINGTON. May 6. (Ul'l — President Truman asked congress today lo authorize a program ol military collaboration between this country and other American republics. | The program would Include the training, organization, and equipment ol the armed forces of American countries. He sent lo tlic House and Senate a bill known a s tile "inter- ' American Military Cooperation Act." He recommended that Congress enact it into law. | The President said: ( "Under the bill . . . the Army and Navy,, acting in conjunction with thc Department of state, the future a general program of collaboration wi'th the armed forces of our sister republics with French Swing Sharply Right In Plebiscite Constitution Drafted By Socialists and Communists is Rejected By HK.KRKKT <J. KING United Press Slaff Carres pan dent •PARIS. May 6. (UP)—France swum: sharply lo thc right today __ r _. „„.. rejecting the Communist-socialist would be permitted to continue" in national constitution bv an emphatic margin of more than 1,000,000 votes. Where Alcatraz Convicts Staged Riot Legislators Accuse UMW Boss Of Trying to Usurp Power Of Congressmen to Levy Taxes 4. - - - • Conv|c(s armed with machin i Kims battle Federal piison guards on famed Alcalrnr. Island In San Kran- Thc 'resounding and unexpected | arc from San tisco.Biy, (above), from a hideout in the niflln coll block <1), guard reinforcements housing- (imirters at the end of Island (2). while Mn rlncs u.se landing pier (S) lo surround. Island. Marines were rushed from a view to facilitating the adoption defeat of thc left-wing parties In' '*>• where crowds line the til ore to watch progress ol the battle. (NEA Trlephoto.) of similar technical standards. Broader Training Proposed "Certain additional training activities, not covered by existing the national plebiscite Sunday was certain to have strong repercussions in the national parliamentary elec-i lions of June 2. A new constituent legislation, would be permitted. The assembly will be elected then, charfi- Presidcnt would also be author- e( j w jth drafting a constitution to Ized lo transfer military and naval replace the one turned down by the equipment to the governments of French pelple yesterday o!he r method™ """^ bi ' ™* "* ' Semi-official returns from all of The "oration authorized by j ™^T^"" """^ """ N ° rth *'" tlic hill could I>R extended also to ' Canada, whose cooperation with the United States in matters affecting their common defense is oi particular Importance/' President Truman snid "a special responsibility for leadership ' rested upon the United Stales in their inter-American military cooperation because of "the preponderant technical, economic and military resources of this country." He explained that there was a reasonable and limited purpose for which arms and military equipment could rightfully be made available to the neighbor nations. Armament Raee Not Intended Mr. Truman promised that this government would not approve ot or participate in "the indiscrim- ~ inate ..or unrestricted distribution of armaments.. which would only contribute to 1 a useless' and burdensome armaments race." iHe said the bill would not raise unnecessarily the quantitative level of armament in Ihe American republics, but that it would be administered in complete consistence with the letter and spirit of tho United Nations Charter. favor. This was a margin of 1.198.769 votes. Returns from Corsica were missing, but could not affect the result. Thrnnrs Show Klalien Rejection of the constitution caused a great stir in Paris, where shivering throngs cheered and sang outside newspa|>cr offices as re- Body Identified As Fisherman Who Drowned Body of Bill Vaughn. Tennessee fisherman drowned last Sunday night in the Mississippi River near Barflcld, was found Saturday morning near Tomato. Identity oi thc 40-year-old accident victim was made at noon Saturday by Kenneth Clark of Mus- Erave Bar. Vaughn's companion in the boat when he fell overboard; Deputy Sheriff Irvin Harrison of Huffman, and Coroner W. H. Slc- vall. No inquest was held because of no evidence of foul play. The body, seen floating down Hie river about six miles from where thc drowning occurred, was rescued by two fishermen, John Carmen and Corbin Dingier. Thc liody was removed to Riplcy. suits were posted. The steering committee of the Communist party was summoned into mi emergency session to consider the results, the worst setback thc party has suffered since it began to assert iLself alter the liberation. The constitution which the people rejected was drafted bv the last constituent assembly in a tense political battle. It.called for a sinele- ^crmmber national; .assembly B.I?*''* national president with" 'powers so limited that he would be only a figurehead. The Communists and socialists wrote the document, while the moderate popular republican party and thc smaller right wing parties fought it. When the next assembly is jilect- cd June 5, It will hare seven months j in which to draft a substitute constitution for thc people to consider. The electorate turned out in exceptionally large numbers. There were apnroximatcly 200.000,000 votes cast of a possible 25,000,000. Paris Produces a 'Surprise One of the greatest surprises came in the Seine department, which includes Paris. Here the constitution was rejected by 2,000, in place of the substantial endorsement anticipated. Tlie vote was no 1,203,118, yes 1,201,173. In French Moricco the onpo- nests of thc constitutiin cast 61 per cent week before the balloting. Each side made statements of dire peril if the other side won. Loud speaker cars rushed thn.ugh Paris blarinp "vole- no to save France from Com- Coal Famine Hits factories Workers Laid Off by Thousands as Strikes Bring Fuel Shortage. By United Press Thousands of workers were la'd off today and more factories reduced Ihelr output as the coal short- '' age tightened . Its grip on thc na- :lon. The conl famine already had plunged Chicago, Washington and Philadelphia into semi-darkness, anrl five railroads had cut their midwestcrn service sharply to save 'uel. An emergency session ot representatives of 24 Virginia Power companies w*s called for 2 p.m. to decide whether to ration electricity to essential 'Users. Col. -J, ^Monroe JoJ nsrm/ rtlvee- tof of trie 6"f f Ice of : defense :) TrarisY poriatlon, said the strike of solt coal miners will affect thc rail- Ticket Seller's Cold Feet Turn Out to Be Cause For 4 a.m. Fire Alarm The ticket liootli of Chick Theater was (liiinngril by (Ire this morning when Inlliuniunblc materials were United at 4 o'clock trom an electric foot warmer the switch of which had been leil 0:1. Firemen extinguished tlic fire before much daumgc was done, Fire Chief Hoy Head snid. roads another year, even if tlic walkout is settled soon. Johnson said coal which should )c moving now will have to bn noved by rail next fall. This, h^ freight logjam reconversion is Tcnn., burial. for funeral services and muni.st dictatorship." Opnonents of thc based their victorious campaign on the theme that an al-powcrful single legislative chamber inevitably would lead to a dictatorship and R collcctivist regime. They believed lhat- the issues hnd aroused tho moderate bourgoise from their usuni disinterest in politics to oppose thc constitution. Left-wing parties had counted on party discipline to brins victory. said, will cause a at the time when hitting its stride. •Meanwhile, the steel industry :ul still further the flow of steel from blast furnaces snd open hearths. The Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corp. announced that it would lose the world's largest steel mill at Gary, Ind., today. Cotton Council Members to Go To Mississippi North Mississippi county will bn represented at Cleveland. Miss., Wednesday when Secretary ol Ag vicullure Clinton P. Anderson, who visited in • Blylheville Inst October constitution' for thc National Cotton Picking Tojo r Not Guilty' He Tells Court Accused Jap Arraigned With 26 Other Accused As War Criminals. TOKYO, May 6. ruP)—Formey Japancsp Premier Hldeki Tojo .aivd ;2*' ot lip,- ''war crime' jfiwpeeta 1 'pl&ft" ed 'innocent today to 55 charges of i"af!ression. murder, nnd vicious climes against humanity" and their trial dnte was set for June :i. Tojo's eyes flashed as lie sloori In the prisoners' box while the charges were read He almost shouted into the court microphone when lie said. "On all counts. I plead .ot guilty." Sir William Webb, of Aiv&nlln. ircsided over the Far East International Military Trilnmal before vhich lh c defendants were firialRii- :d. He set May 14 for a hearing m n defense: motion challenging lie tribunal's jurisdiction. Final Rifes Held ForJas.M.Gipple Retired Orchardist Showed Enthusiasm in World War II Work. .lames Madison Gipplc, BO-ycar- olil fiither or Mrs, George M. Lee, died salurdny afternoon—contented because he had r. in 0 his best In lhc war effort and because his beautiful garden had again bloomed. The siime endurance which char- I HclerUcd his pioneer parents caused him to throw oft the handicap of old age and to siwnd many monies in hard Work for the war effort. Learning that used furniture given to the Red Cross, for use In several Prisoner of War Camps guards' reading rooms and lit Bly- Mevillc Army Air Field,'needed, repairing" ami retlnishlng, he noimci'd he would cio the work. Establishing a workshop In Lne.v yard. 1211 West Ash, he spent many hours at this work, taking ofr enough lime In the Spring only to cultivate his garden. Keenly interested In thc second World War he had survived, hr Alex Jackson Sanders, 66, Dies En Route to Hospital Removal of Alex Jackson Sanders. of Armorel. to Memphis Baptist Hospital yesterday for special treatment failed to save his life. He died at I p.m., as the car stopped at the hospital where he was to be admitted. Death or the 66-year-old farmer climaxed an illness caused by urcrnic poisoning from Infected teeth of which he had been ill several months. Funeral services were to be held Ihis afternoon, 2:30 o'clock at Holt Funeral Home by the Rev. M. R. Griffin of Dell, paslor of Huffman Baptist Church, with burial at Memorial Park. Born in West Tennessee, he had iKcn a farmer in this section for about 30 years. Related to many families of this sections his Immediate survivors arc his wife. Mrs. Dolores Sanders: four sons. W. O., T. A.. J. D., and Marvin Sanders, all of Huffman with Marvin Sanders temporarily at lhc sanitarium in BoonevRlc; three daughters, Mrs. Homer Taylor of Haytl. Mo., Mrs. Sadie File o! Dry Hill. Tcnn.. nnd Mrs. Florence Anderson of Tdnho; a brother. Herbert Sanders of Covlngton. Tenn.. Officers Seek Negro Who Wounded Two Tennesseean Establishes Business Here Act to Outlaw Union Royalties Advocated to Curb John L Lewis] WASHINGTON—May 6. (U.P.)—Congressmen and in-. Htr.y rcprcsontHtiven charged today that Uriited Mine! Workers chief .lohn U Lewis Ls seeking to make his union! more powerful lhati the government by usurping the con-f smutioniU power ot''CoiiKi'e.s» to levy taxes. - ' Riot Ringleader Officials Probe Prison Riot on Alcatraz Island Three of Ringleaders Killed; Three Others In Solitary Confinement By KONAI.l) WAdONKK Untied Prena HUH Cnrmpondml SAN FRANCISCO, May 6. (DIM — A sullen, tense pence reigned lodaj ovrr Alcatraz federal prison where three convicts In solitary mnf1n«- menl nwalled possible murder Indictments for their part In a lilnnil) mullny which cost five lives. Wnrden James A. Johnslon an investigation thus far has disclosed nix ringleaders in th* tliret}- dny. rlnlij three ol whom were dead thc others were In Military confinement. He Mild they waned Ihcl bitter fight with only n ride, a .4: caliber Coll rullomallc pistol, a tnld lid a few gas grenades. They hai 0 rounds or ammunition lor Hi rifle and 21 for Uie pistol. An Investigation was under way, o ascertain how many other ctjii- vicits. if any, were Involved. ' At Ihe same time, Federal llii- •eau o( Investigation agents luovcd cautiously through the twisted steel. iprooled fixtures and bullet-warred '> i£ a'Marshal' «rWcom»7WMh° concrete walls of the prison In search 25 years (or Iwnk robbery and flva of evidence which the U. 8. govern- years r»r MOR)* from McNeil In- nw>*t I Mlant.- ti\ In.i W,.r,,,._ i l._ _., i I , . . . • . ' * _ * inf. f. Joseph Paul Crelzer. 35, convlcl- «l for life ("r the murder of Contest, visits thnt city. Jerry B. Nash of Greenville, Mis-"., resident of thc Delia Council, ha extended special, invitations to his brother, L. G. Nash, head of Delta Implement Company, and a number of'other men of this scctiov especially iiitcreslcrl in cotton. Expected to go to Cleveland for the meeting arc: Mr.. Nash: B. R Simmons, planter of Dell; Nob! Gill, of Dell'Compress; E. A. Stacy, planter of Dell: W. C. Higginson, manager of Blytheville Cotton Oil Mill; B. G. Wesl. head of West Cotton Company: Chester Caldwcll, planter 'and glnner; Fred Flccman. planter, and E. C. Fleeman of Manila, planter and ginncr. While there they expect to mib- lici/c th c National Cotton Picking Contest, held here each Fall, by extending invitations to people of that section to atlcnd. would assist Mrs. Iff, a leader In war activities here, In every way possible. Resided Here Sinch 1934 He had to lenve his bedroom from where he watched his roses nnd other flowers bloom, for Wall* Hospital, when Ills condition became serious, and he died there 1 p.m. Resident of Blylheville since 1934. he came to resldn with his only daughter after death of his wile at Bentonvlllc. An only son died In 1018. An Identical twin and one ol It) (children .whose parents went from Lancaster, Pa., to Iowa, in prairie schooners, or covered wagons, he A new business is to be cstab- was lx>rn In the colonial farm house lis.iccl in Dlythcvlllc by Olenn erected 100 years ago by his- fath- Tcaguc, formerly of Clinllnnoogo. tr wllo , mu | c h(s owll br | ck . Tcnn.. who is opening thc only j As n c hn,| M( , i, )v ed to hear his exclusive radio and supply busi- parents tell or how the Indians ness between Memphis and si. followed the'men of thc family, af. Louis Name ol the firm is to be. lhcy plowed the newly cultivated menl plans In lay buiorc the grand jury. . The final death toll-.when thc battle ended Saturday showed three convicts and two guards dead. Fourteen guards were wounded, two critically. They were in the U. S: HUrlnn Hospital hefe. •: > • , Three Deiperadoe* KilM . An unidentified convict waasllght- ly wounded >n«n Mttkhl, Us-trw HIM of flra'in Mitl'6. Johnston said. The three other • convict*' named by Johnston KS actively partlclpat- ItiK In the-riot-were Sam Shocklev 3fl, Oklahoma bank robber and kidnaper; Myron Edgar Thompson, 29, kidnaper and slayer from Ami- rlllo. Tex.; and Clarence Games, 19. Oklahoma kidnaper nn'd , murderer Johnston , suld Ih'c three irlom killed In the mutiny were Bernard Paul Coy, «, Louisville, Ky,. bank robber; Jo«ph Paul Cretwr, 35, Los Angeles Calif., killer'; and Marvin Franklin Hubbard. 36, Tennessee Kidnaper. That the siirvivliig ringleaders may face court action was disclosed by Asslntant U. S. Attorney Daniel O. Deasy »nd prison, has been Identified as lie ringleader In the riot ntagci :iy ronvlcU Ht Alcatraz, TVdcru Prison In San Francisco Bay. H« was one of the three convicts kill ert before 'order was restored by guards and U. S. Marines. (NEA • Telephoto.) efore a House Judiciary subcommittee which began considering legislation to outlaw royalty payments on industrUI production. Lewis' foremost demand I in the coal strike is a unlon-ad- mlnlstcred health and welfare fund for hl» miners. H would be financed by a royalty on all coal mined. .WASHINGTON, May i (U.F.) -C'rtminal nroMeaUMi *r John ' U Lewi, »t.U oth»r le^en oi' thc aoft ta*l strike mi demand-, rd tmUy by Sto. gcoit W. 'LOT**, D.. lUteob, a. C«acraB nwni antry denniKilmUoBa •! the mine rhkf. L»ca« ate* : Mir«4 ewvna- »l«na| aetlon to end the M-dar utrilui -which the White Rowpie ban >aid ta MW a "•atipaii din »»ter.- HI* view* wtet Mhwd In ihe hour. . '-1 ; ' • -" The hearings began .amid, a Cori- KiCMlona) clamor nrej- the 36-day old soft coal strike and amid indications that new government settlement moves,may be imminent. Administration , leadera renewed the warning sounded by the White house -over the weekend that the strike Is n "national dtawler" that threatens to iireck 'reconversion.. Rep; A. Wilba Koberix«i, D., Va.; aathw of the mrafgrt, dctcribcd :: (lie a 'dlvuter^fKcoBd only to a ma j«r war."- /'• '•' •''•..'; .•"••.'•' '•"•' • r nobtirtson coht«n<d,wl .lh*t« would have befiv no riee^l for' the strike If LewlV demands h«i been re*i- Bonabte and Phantom Slaytf Widely Sought Texarkana Detectives And FBI Join Search For Killer of Five TEXARKANA, Tex,, May 8. (UP) —More thnn 80 detectives Joined In this border town's biggest manhunt today for a cold-blooded "phantom gunman" sought as tho murderer Blytheville Radio To be located Supply. In thc I fields, and would turn back thc Building. 112 South First, he has diircd leased the entire building formerly occupied by the Sknllcr Clinic and which has been closed. The buildin 40 by SO fed. is to l)c used for this wholesale of other hardships en- Was Rfllrrd Orchardlst Fie left- lhc fiimlly residence, still standing at Letts, Iowa, where born July 6, 1857. lo conic to Arkansas about 45 years ngo when he pur- Two Negro men were wounded by mmshot fire late yesterday afternoon, following a baseball game for negroes at the Harrison School athletic field here, nnd countv officers today continued their scarcli for another Negro charged with the shootinp. Albert Nicholson. 30. of Osceola. and Henry Madison. 22. 509 North Railroad, were shot and Shcp Mitchell 30. of eicht miles west of Osceola. was sought. j her hpmc following a two nnd The shooting is said to have cli-1 Half years illness. She »'as 84. Elderly Osceola Woman Dies After Long Illness Mrs. .Emma C. Brickey of Oscc- : ola. wife of the late' .John Brirkry. | died this morning. 7:10 o'clock, at nnd for a retail studio department j ,,,„,„, ' plc orcl , Brd Bt Ben Mi". TcrtRiic will operate for mak- ' toiiville. ,,,.-. , i Hnistng apples until aRe-cfluserl The niodci nbui ding is being re- ' ,„ rctircmcnl , llc was knoi'n lor decorated and changes made to ,„_, f , n{ . orcll ' rri nn(| gBrden Of lh c nine children, there no» Is but one left, a brother, T. J Glpple.of Columbus Junction, Iowa. Funeral services were conducted ing of voice recordings, convert it from the clinic arrangement to a business room and storage. The business will May 20. according office, sales- open about. to the new ol five persons In recent weeks, The Federal Bureau of Investlgii- __ tlon, lhc Texas Rangers, Texas and Thc FBI Is Investigating and Arkansas state pntrols and city -aklng statements, from other prls- j nnd county law enforcement agents ohern as well as guards," he said. Joined In the search for clues. maxed an argument following tho game. Nicholson, slit twice Ihrough the Member of a pioneer Osccola family, she was born at Renault. III. anrl two Mslcvs. Memphis. who reside In N. O. Cotton Mar. May July Oct. Dec. 2749 2753 2725 2725 2139 2739 2745 2745 2748 2746 2740 2725 2718 2726 2132 back aiid^ arm, was expected to re- Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon. 2:30 o'clock, at Swift Funeral Home Chapel In Osceola with burial to follow at Ermcn MausOltn. Thc Rev. W. V. Womack, pastor of First Methodist Church, will officiate, assisted by the Rev. E. K. Scwcll, retired Methodist minister. Mrs. Brlckey's solo Immediate here, it was Announced by Eddie H. David, locnl realtor. In addition lo distribution nt radios and supplies, he also will handle .sound equipment. A number of name brands are liiclndert in the business. It was announced. With the Curio Radio Supply Company, wholesale dislribiilorsol Chattanooga several years. Mr. Teaguc said he selected niythe- vllle after Investigating a number of small cities in the Mid-South. Mrs. Tcapuc already has joined her husband here but they have not yet found living quarters. yesterday afternoon at Cobb Fun- jcrnl Home by the Rev. Bates Stur- cover but may not have use of hls arm. his mother. Bessie Nicholson, said. His father. J. A. Nicholson. also lives at Osceola. Madison, shot in the left shoulder Just above the heart, also is rest- ins very well. Immediately following the shooting, Mitchell, accompanied by h'.s brother. Lonnie Mitchell also of Osccola. got Into his car and left. Officers, after being notified of the shooting, spread a net for the wanted man but he had not benn apprehended early this afternoon. 274T 2125 2728 2736 I May 2742 I tluly Rv« 279 282^ 278'1 282'-; 148U HS'.i U8Vi HS'.i survivor Is her daughter, Mrs. Clay Ayres of Osceola. N. Y. Cotton N Y. Stocks A T fc T 102 7-8 dy. paslor of riist church with wood Cemetery. Pallbearers wer Slreet Melho- burial at Elm- B. D. Ferguson, Wilson Henry. W. T. Barnett, A. C. Haley, Joe Hamby and Loy Welch. Here with Mr. and Mrs. «/>•:. because of his death, was J. P. Womack, brother-in-law. "There Is a good chance that tho evidence will be sufficient to Indict the surviving participants for murder. "It would be done in the basis lhat all the participants were part of a conspiracy to commit a felony —that Is, to escape." Murder Charge* Frnbed If It Is proved that one or more of thc participants "actually killed someone," he snld, "thc other participants would be pint of that conspiracy mid could be 'charged with murder." If thc grand jury returns a murder indictment, the federal government will demand lln> death penally nt a sunsenncnt trial. Deasy added: AJ guilty verdict would mean death In' the gas chamber at nearby Son Quentln state prison. At ft press conference unprecedented In the "Rock's" history Saturday night, Johnston said that the bold break last TlnirjMtay WHS planned as a major escape from the prison most bated by the underworld. Johnston said thai the convicts' inability to open an Intricate electric lock on a steel door leading to the solitary cells doomed the plot. The break started at 2:30 p.m, Thursday when Coy overpowered residents, many of whom began c : *r ' ryltig firearms after thc- slciy'ing. Friday night of Virgil StarkK. Tin- victim was sitting In tlu! living room of his farm home at nearby ilonmn, Ark., listening lo the radio and reading nboul thc murderer In a newspaper when he WHS killed by two shots llrcd through a window. Starks' wife was wounded seriously by two more shots when she tried to telephone police. The murder of Starks followed two doublc-slaylngs since March *M. All the vlcllms were shot In Hie hciict, and police said thc crimes all bore marked similarities. Investigators were wlthniit tanai- bliie clues, however, and resUbnls ot this city of 55.000 popiilnllon wore In a stale of near panic: ">Uw U aaktfe£ i)M rlffct U levy - tain and U>' «snrp a right Uwt' W given »olr!r to Cintrrai by UK' con.itll«»ion." . Rep. Howard W. Smith, o., Va.; author of another anti-royalty bill before the committee, charged that the National Labor Relation! Bonrri had failed in its duties by not aclliig against Lewis' demand, Edward R. Burke, counsel of the Southern Coal Producers Association/said that "If 'the employes themselves .want to pay money out ot.'their' earnings Into' the' treasury fir'their welfare arid; health, that is their pwri buimesa.-".- 1 ; "But no union ever should be pcrmltiid to demand or 'receive any money for that'purpose," he mild'.'--;'•.'.•/ .'•'.• i'v-;-.•'.':;. ' Ira Moshcr, board : chairman of „_ the Notional'. AsSocU^h: : <>f' M«n- Of nfftuturerji,; said the 'NAAl V'heartily r _ sympathizes" with' thy : hUmanltar- 97 45 1-2 Beth Steel ................ 100 1-2 ' 2:! '- :! Amcr Tobacco Anaconda Copper Chrysler Gen Electric .............. 71 3-4 Montgomery Ward ..... ... !>3 '-2 N Y Central .............. 25 3-8 Mar. ... May ... Oct. ... Dec. ..'. Spots down 7. 2754 2739 2748 2751 2754 2739 2748 2751 2739 2741 __ 2180 closed nominal at 2804 2740 2724 2734 2735 Tnt Harvester North Am Aviation Radio j Republic Steel 2747 Socony Vacuum Studcbaker Standard of N J Texas Corp Packard U. B, Steel DO U 15 1-2 32 1-8 18 1-2 29 1-4 76 3-1 60 3-8 9 31 5-3 Blue Law Defendant Rounds Up Evidence Against Other Mcmphians MEMPHIS. Tcnn.. May 6. IU.P.' — Grocer C. R- Matthews Is staled lo appear before City Court todav on R second charge of selling groceries on Sunday In defiance of a Sabbath closing ordinance which he termed "antiquated." — . - - , . ._-, , Matthews was arrested yesterday, guard Dean Burch o( the D block. I posted $51 appearance bond, and Then In thc early minutes of the! went on a shopping tour of his insurrection, he and Crctaer tried own. . vainly to release Rufus (Whltey) I The Navy veteran, once convlct- Kranklin. Alabama lifer who In 1938 ed of violating tile city ordinance, killed an Alcalraz guard in an un-lsald he purchased an electric Iron May Pension Payments Hit $700,000 LITTLE ROCK, May 6. (UP) — More than $700.000 was paid In pensions to Arkansas citizens in May by the Slate Department of, driver of n truck whlch'struck and successful escape try, and a do/en and dust, pan from a drug store other convicts. They were locked In lhc D block. Hit-Run Driver Kills One, Hits Two Houses CONWAY, Aik.. May 6. (UP) — Officers searched today for thc killed Affate Draughn, negro, near Conwav Sunday. Draughn, about an.'pbjectiyes advanced by-Lewis. But he s'«l«! :the>.«rtt'. : W»Uy Dili ibtild'be Interpreted' only; as no- iice''bX Cohgresii -that" It did not nlend to - "abdicate;, transfer or share Its right to levy taxes on the people." Sharp Contracts Cited . He noted that It took an amendment to the Constitution, to give lhc federal government power U> tax Individual Incomes. "Contrast this with the effontry of the union leaders who today demand the right to levy n tax on the people as the price that must be paid for sitting down at the collective bargaining tablet to obey the law of the land." • , William K. Jackson, president ol Ihe U. B. Chamber of Commerce said ihe chamber favors adequate hospital and medical ear*, benefit; for employes "as a part of the normal social obligation that devolve: upon modern industrial operation.' "But for a union or any other body to exact payments from Indus try for these 9' other purposes.'. Is wrong in principle and ough to be prevented by law," he said Meanwhile, the union, and Indus try negotiating cotni%ltte«s, whicl have been meeting at the Labo Department, postponed todays ses sion until the : afternoon withou explanation. Representatives of hot I groups appeared at the regula meeting time, but Lewis »nd Charte O'Neill, spokesman for the opera tors' committee, failed to attend. After the operators had speri yesterday and four bottles of beer about one hour In caucus, and two garden rakes. '"The cityl Is not trying to en- fOrc« the law when It allows the sale of items I bouiiht on Sunday and arrests m« 'for selling something that Is a real service to tho community." Matthews s»ld. Matthews has appealed hliearticr conviction for illegal salci of goods April 7. He has said he wilt carry the csse lo the' V. S. Supreme ctnrncut spokesman said the com rrtittees were rec«slrig at the re quest of the Opeiators. Howevei the operators disclaimed knovtedg 30. died 30 minutes after the hit- • Court. If necessary, and-run accident. The vehtete. also [ | struck two houses occupied by negro Public Welfare, according to a report released here today. Thc money was distributed among some 34.667 dependent children, aged, nnd blind persons. A further . . breakdown of Hie figures showed families, according to Sheriff Clar- thal old age pensions drew 1458.532; I ence O. Woodruff. Thc sheriff said 'aid to tlependcnl children $223,114: he located the truck, with a piece ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy and and assistance to the blind »22,220. of timber apparently from one of I warmer today. Mostly cloudy with The exact figure of I704.5S6 la . the houses, still clinging to It, but | scattered showers over north por- an Increase of more than »M,OflO positive Identlficallon of the driver tlon tonight. Showers and cooler over the .same month lost year.' was i,ot made. Tuesday, of tht purpose of the economic Stabiliter Chest' Bowles told the House Food Sbon age Committee that "I doct kno- what will happen" to the nation economy unless .the strike It «1 tied soon. He said effect of tri coal walkout already had been dl! astrous, echotag « Wfeitc HOUK re port SalUTtor:n%nt *Meh ealfc H a national dto«st«.~'.": ; Bowles fold the CMMaMw tt» on the other hand, it can be settled ductlon believe goiot will you win m

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