The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 11, 1947 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHS* BT ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST UI3BOURI VOL. XLIV—NO. 17 Biythevllle Dallj Newr Biythevllle Courier Biythevllle Herald Mississippi Valley Letter Bl/YTHKVILLK, AUKANSAS, FRIDAY, AI'UII; 11, 1!)17 SINGLE COPIES'FIVE CENTS City Begins New |;iscal Year With $52,168onHand Receipts for Twelve Months Top $150,000; Expenses $137,874 Death Toll in Tornado Jumps to 151 as Officials MiSSSSSippidH Plan Mass Funeral to Bury Dead in Oklahoma r p . WOODWARD, Oklit., April 11. ' (U.P.) — Dazed and sorrowing Woodward propnral IVCIIj I lOipCvl telephone wire snipping after tel-] i O( ]., y t<> bury its tornado dead at mass I'mnral services, its fatalities ill the Texas-Ok- cnlioiie coniixuiv suwr visors cluu'f- ' » » i i «r t < 4% flfif I I • A • III cd that more than 225 pairs of. atioma border rose to 151. fit Wnrm lAf 3f III wire s were "deliberately slashed.' Grave diggers were pul to work«, — y| ff UlIU II OS Ill The wires silenced GCO telephones I ln 'he municipalccmctciy alter a c (he fn || OW | 11B death account:. nearby towns for drinking pm 1 - Si/ence 600 Instruments MIAMI, Fla., April 11. (UP) — Police were alerted today mjainr.t In the Southwest section, the company said. officials this week begun a new fiscal year with more than ?f>0,000 in the treasury ax a cash balance nl'ter spending i?l;5 874.13 'last year, according lo a summary of receipts ant expenditures prepared tor members of the Citv Council by Frank Whitworth, city clerk. Revenues during the past 12 months exceeded expenditures by 513,704.12 and soared to a grand total of 5151,573.85. Revenues from taxes levied against real estate and personal properly within thc city limits constitute'.! the largest single source of incoine with a total of 533,474,03 received from this source. Municipal Court fines ranke.1 second in income sources with a tolal of $32,593.05, which was more than $10,000 higher than estimate? made , al Ihc beginning of the last fiscal Blytheville Area Gets Heavy Rain Electrical Storm Puts Lights Out in Osceola for 2 Hours tfi PrivilcRe licenses added another S25,(J58.-lr» to the cily's iiicume. Auto and vehicle licenses accounted for $15,888.50, while cnl- lection of garbage fees, a new snurcc uf municipal income inaugurated last Summer, brought in 515.3U2.75. The. city received $13,265.65 in taxes collected by the state from, special sources and refunded in part to the cities in which 'the revenue originated. Thc municipal airport, operation of which started last Fall when the War Assets Administration turned over thc Blytheville Army Air Field to the city on a temporary tasis, brought in revenues ot 12,168.46. The city is required lo maintain the landing field and the hangars under firrangeiucnt made with government officials. ) Other sources of municipal revenue brought thc total to $151,578.85 Robert E. Blaylock. official weather observer, reported a total of 1.70 inches of rainfall recorded in Blytheville yesterday and last night, bringing tile total precipitation for the year to 15.30 inches. The,- temperature here soared to 85 degrees yesterday with a low of Gl recorded last night. In addition to a soaking rain, last night's electrical storm and wind- driven showers blacked out Osceola for two hours but did little damage here. A transformer in Osceola was struck by lightning and left the town in total darkness for Uvo hours before repairs were completed. Only scattered interruptions of a temporary nature were reported by the Arkansas-Missouri power Co. here. Service to 50 telephones was disrupted by the storm but repairs were completed early this morning, Jerry POP. Blytheville manager of the southwestern Bell Telephone >ecial session of the mayor and ity council. Afterward, Mayoi R. Bosch announced plans for niriss uneral services probably wilhla the lext Iwp days, depending on the veil t her since no building large •nough fov indoor services Is nv.ifl- nblc. The council decided also to c:m- cdmn additional acreage adjoining :he cemetery tract. The mayo:- said Ijurial of lhc storm dead would fill up or overllow thc present .-ic;rca<;c. Meanwhile, water famine increased the hardships of citizens and rescue wrokers. Partial electric service wiii restored during the night, and 20 long distance telephone lines were placed in operation to alleviate the virtual communications blackout tha-, luia existed since the violent wind struck Emergency nitration equipment llown here by the Fourth Aniiv. expected to place the municipal water system back In operation i" the day. Meanwhile, teams of Red Oos uid Salvation Army workers begai i systematic cheek of morgues an lospltals 111 the two-state area i quest of accurate lists of casualties A United Press check of morgues I for the fiscal year which ended Sec FINANCES on Page 3. Wotiilward—7!) known dead, "0 missing, 425 hospitalized. Gage, Okla.—Five dead. Moorebnd, Oklu.—Three dead, all from (he Woodward tornmiu. SlKitlurk, Okla.—Seven ileail. Oklahoma City —One dead, ii woman injured in the Woodwaril stni'm. lllCKUis. Tex.—13 dnul. Gla/icr, Tex.—13 dead. Disaster relief workers pressed efforts to identify the rcmnInln < poses. In addition, water Irom tlw I nearby North Canadian Hlvor was | being hauled nnd boiled for us? In hospitals and morgues. Slate policemen, patrolln.i the ravaged urea to prevent looting, helped jmrvlvors search the wrcchauc of aso homes for llielr valuables. Thirty missing persons are expected to return lo Woodward soon from tile homes of friends In neighboring (owns. The repented calls for doctors and dead. They said there was a possl- ! nurses lo administer aid hllily that some of the dead held at the area ended last night, and somr Gage and Shatluck had been killed "f thc nurses were being relieved am at Woodward or In rural communl- relumed to their homes lodny. ties nearby. . I Nnwliere In Wood word was (here The 425 hospitalized from thc "business as usual." 1'rlces <m Woodward storm included "downs" what B m>ds irniulnnl In Ihe mill) critical condition, and Red Cioss] wrecked slows held to tlielr nsu;|1 officials feared the toll here would I levels, but iiurc'liusrr* Inid lo pr.ivc continue to grow possibly for several i a ncril f or the romnimlllirs. Cl»tli- wceks. | I hie and bendirij: wenl—on credit Business, at . almost n couM) 1 ^. —lo those who had mine ralhr-r standstill yesterday, showed siuns/if llmi In his htst bidder. 1 life today as rehabilitation elloijl? | Damage, lo both personal nnd ren went forward. Banks, will) restored ^ property, was expected to pass th electric light service In their vaul|s,'$1,000.000 mark whenever somccm reopened. ' | could find time lo make an nccural Water was being trucked In fro'm estimate. Manhall Oilers iPlans for Korea Prods Russians in Letter to Molotov Calling for Action MOSCOW, April 11. (UP)— Secretary of slate George Marshall is prepared to initiate an economic aid program for southern Korea to make it economically independent of the Soviet Zone if the Unsrians persist in their refusal to lake joint action, it was learned today. -Alternative plans ( werc understood to f JC something of a combination nl the U. S. proposal to aid Greece and Turkey, plus the principle which prompted the United States and Great Britain to merge their zones in Germany when the Russians blocked economic unity. Marshall placed responsibility for "the grave economic distress" in Korea upon the Soviets. ^ In a letter to Soviet Foreign * Minister V. M. Molotov the American secretary proposed that the Soviet and American commanders ii|fcjorca be instructed now to reconvene the joint Soviet-Americin commission there at once. Marshall implied strongly that * unless the Soviets agree to his proposals for joint action, the United States would create a pro visional Korean government in the American Occupation Zone. He asked that the commanders o[ Ihc Soviet and American zones chargc the joint commission "with expediting its work under the terms of the 18*> Moscow agreement on the basis of respect for the demo- right of freedom of opin- Co.. reported today. A few toll lines were also put out of commission but were soon put back In service, he said. At total of 11.18 inches of prccip Station was recorded here in the first three months of this year. Mr. Blaylock stated, with 2.01 recorded in January; G.50 in February and 1.77 in March. 4.18 inches h«s been recorded for the first 10 days in April. A total of 11.65 inches was recorded for thc first three months of last year. Heavy Rains General Rains Of as much as three inche: deluged Arkansas yesterday 'anc last .night, sending all major rivers i on^rises .that.are expected to reach* or slightly exceed floc-dstagcs. The U. S. Weather Bureau in Little Rock, however, spiked any fears of serious floods. Thc report said the rivers would overflow sonic unprotected lands, but little damage is expected. Newport was hardest hit hy the torrential downpours yesterday, logging 3.30 inches. Second highest was Crystal vnMcy, a little "community east of itllc Rock, which reported 3.29 inches. In the two-Inch class were Bcn- ton 2.80. iLttle Rock 228. Blade Rock 2.2G, Scarcy 2.1(1. Dnrdanellc 2.12, and Brinklcy and Wilson, 2. Railroads Press For Higher Rates Hearing is Conducted Before State's Public Service Commission Cloudburst in Mississippi Greenwood. Miss.. April II. [UP~i —A cloudburst, with rainfall ranging from five to nine inches, damaged crops and disrupted communications and transportation in the Greenwood-Grenada area today. LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. April H (UP)—Hearings on thc application of 32 Arkansas railroads to raise intraslate freight rates were being continued hy the Arkansas Public Service Commission loday. Yesterday the commission heartl railroad officials contend that wages, fuel and other operating costs have increased beyond present revenues. The carriers are asking that the same local rates be placet! in effect as are now in use between states, i In general, thc increases 14 per cent on agricultural ;x~o- rtucts.sirjd livestock ancU29 per con' oti all other'traffic. '•' The petition was'briskly oppose' yesterday by the state Highway Commission and various Industrie n Arkansas, Including brick works bauxite, oil and sand and gravel. In an effort to prove that eco nomie conditions in Arkansas jus tify higher freight rates, the rail roads said that total income "In Ar kansus has increased more thar 150 per cent in the last ten years to total $1,190,000,000 in 1946. At the same time, said railroad officials, the number of employees In non-agricultural establishments in Arkansas increased from 193,- roo in 1D39 to 261,000 in 1045—or an increase of 35 per cent. This hike was greater than thc rate for the country as a whole or for the Southwestern-states ns a group, thc report revealed. Autry is Speaker At Rotary Club Luncheon Here Jaycees Select )Lody-in-Waiting Moid Selected for Cotton Fete Miss Jane Caslllo, daughter "I* Mr. and Mrs. Garth Castllo. liai . ecu chosen a "L'.idy-iti-Wn|lii)K"j Jl nd Miss Iva Louise Seay, daugji-ill" cr ot T. I. Seay, a "Maid" to re- j "^ >resent Illylhevillc in., thc _a.iliuia) :otlon Carnival to -be held In Memphis May 12-17, it was' iih- lounccd today. ] These young ladies were selected by a Junior Chamber of Commcrbc committee from nominations mode jy meir'bers of the club and Iho ,n:blic. The Jaycces are sponsoring Lheir participation in the Cottor) iarnivali As a Ltidy-in-Wailing. Miss Ca;(la mcir.'Jcr of To Remain in U.S American UN Delcgat Re-affirms Stand in Ncw York Address ;LAKE SUCCESS. N. V.. i 11. (U.P.I— The affirmed today United SUiles i that It vvlll kc Eastland Urges Aid To Greeks and Turks To Curb Communism Conciliation Moves Fail in Five-Day Old Telephone Walkout WASHINGTON, April 11. <UP> ~ en. Jnmcs o. Eastliind. D., Miss., icliiy said that war between the ntted States and Riissln is hi'! ible unless a Sovlel drive lor world oinliiallon Is stopped, It'a.stliind told the Seiinle ho v,LI ack Prcsldenl Trumnn's $40U,Oi)u. Id bill us u move to slop Poviel- nsptrcd world "chaos, rovolwlui nd aggression.' 1 He mild former Vied Presidcn Icnry A. Wallace Is nltemp'.lmi U nduce Britain and other wiu-llmi • Hies of the U. S. to "deser'," till oiintry now. Kastland said Wallace 's "no\ ervitiu the Interests of hi xmntry" by opposing the Prcsl ient's {mnraiitinc conimunUui pro- nun. The former vice president'-; lews, he said, nppenr putterni-il o:, .hose ol the Communist Ptui.y ol ranee. Kastland opened the fourth day of Senate debate on the Pre.wlenl':; program niter Sen. Robert A] Tali, H., O., snid nlil to Greece anil Turkey Is justified only ns a :.lop-(in|> measure, lo st,ablll p /.c Europe until peace treaties lire coinpleic'l ami occupation forces withdrawn. Appeasement Oppose il Honored Ilo will be „ .... Royal Court and will participate the atomic bomb unlt'l llw wol the Carnival activities from] accepts an atomic control plan] the spectacular arrival of the Royal H> tight thai no country could Barge on Tuesday evening, May 13. ivcn <oc su'cpectcd of violations. ' until the end of thc Carnival ^UpJS*WIJF promise came irom if\f.<\ Oastlio will be thc gucst'*'a( I ^j^rjwM^H Osbqrn, American dele- Ootton Carnival conimiltcot^V^IWnMl^S^lo the United Nation:! Atvinl; enliro week. v ^ •* ,'' f>uei«> Commission.. Ho said an She will wear two coslu»«», o^^-atottilc Ireaty with loop holes for daytime and one for evenings, would be worse tlinn no trciily at which will be made by lhc Carril- a) ] because' It would let. interval costume committee. Al Ihe end national suspicions conlhmo to of the week, they will become her g row prcperlj. | oshorn's slatcment, delivered lo A graduate ol Blytheville Hish thc Nc ^ York Jlln i or ] jC ague came School, Miss Castlio attended the nftei . , lc rc j cctcd a ncw Sovlcl U(: . University of Arkansas and_Louis- nmlld (or cnr!y ,, cstl ., icl .i oll 1)( ^'J^ America's atomic bombs. -Members held their of the RDtary Chfo weekly meeting yesterday noon at the Holcl Noble wllli L H. Autry of Burdelte. a Mississippi Counly representative at tlie 5Sth General Assembly, as principal speaker. Autry rpoke on legislation Church Plans Auditorium to Cost $80.000 OSOEOLA, April 11.—Plans and purifications for a new auditorium for the First Methodist Churcli here, are near completion and construction i s expected to begin soon, it was announced today by D. S. Laney, chairman of the building committee for the church. Thc ncw structure which will be in music and piano. She was among the finalists in thc "Miss Biythe- vllle" contest in 1945 and was Andrei Grbmyko of Riiisiu risked members of the UN Alomlj Coin- head drum majorette while inhi?h mission to start work By writing school i n treaty to outlaw atomic \vcivpon. r > 'Her father is co-owner of River- and require Immediate destruction dale Farm North oi Luxora, on of existing stockpiles— meaulm; which cotton is a major crop. America's. As a maid. Miss Seay will par-' Other ticipate in Carnival activities Wed- however, commission delegates, Ignored Gromyko's le- ncsday, May 15. She will ride on quest, and decided to try to plan n float in the Royal Court Parade peaceful use of atomic oncicy be- that morning, be entertained at n lore tackling the most touchy luncheon, honored at the Maid of problem of controlling atomic Cotton Show and participate In weapons. oromyko protested vainly this plan "diminished' Ihc ^^n^ of Ulc n .,, nmb . > ic l=±?-c of cratic ion." Marshall warned . erected at an estimated cost passed on at thc recent session of S ro,CCO. will be 60 hy 110 feet in the Arkansas legislature. dimensions and will have a. seating Guests at thc meeting were Bruce C3 p acily of 4C o. Mr. Lancy said. It Ivy. the Rev. L. T. Lawrence anct the Maid of Cotton Ball that evening. She is a cousin of Miss Hilina Seay of Memphis, this year's Maid of Cotlon. Miss Seay is < ate of Blytheville High where she was a member of the Red Pepper Ciufj and was selected Senior Queen. She was among the finalists in the "Miss Dlylhevillc" conlcst ill 1946. Costs of participation wilt ^e borne by thc Junior Chamber of Commerce through Ihe National Cotton picking Contest to continue efforts to publicize cotton, Blytheville and Mississippi County. that the United Slates s aw no alternative to his proposals except "taking without further delay sitch steps in its zone as will advance the purposes" ol the Moscow agreement to set up a provisional Korean government ns the first step toward Korean independence." The American letter to Mololov ivns dated April 8 tout was dclivcr- V H to the Soviet Torcign office yes- lerclay. In it Marshall recalled that it has been 16 months since the •Big Three agreed at Moscow on a formula for starting Korea on the road to independence and for iminaling the artificial division the country into two occupation Wclby Young, all of Osceola; the Rev. J. Allen Wccta of Mountain View, M-x; Moses Sliman ol Luxora; C. Brennan of Memphis; Chief Petty Officer Guy A. Trislcr of Corpus Christi. Text; 3iaT?h Churchill of Fort Worth, Texas; the Rev. D. p. Blcdsoc of Blytheville; the Rev. J. T. Brown of Estil, S. C.; Kenneth Whitsitt and Freeman Jcrnigan. junior Rotarian. will serve with thc as the main auditorium present building -bein used to conduct Sunday School classes, he pointed out. Woman is Executed SAN QUENTIN, Cnl., April 11. (UP)—Mrs. Louise Pcclc, twice- convicted murder, walked calmly to •Mr.'Laney stated that the present !'" rtcalh tod:i y '" Sai > Q» c »t !l1 ' 5 church building was erected lethal gas chamber. Clluiina V* lhc If/lies. Luxora Business Man Tells of Trip to Syria „ OSCEOL'A, April 11.—Due to a power failure caused by lightning transformer here, the the Klwanis night in thc grade school cafeteria by candlelight. Moses Sllman, Luxora merchant, was principal speaker of thc meet- Head of American Legion Fears Plans of Russians BOSTON, April 11. (UP)—Soviet Russia Is experimenting with super rockets to find out If the missiles are capable of reaching Boston, Chicago, Cleveland and Uclronc, according to Paul H. Griffith. Nr\ liri.'i;>l commander of the American Legion. Speaking at a reception tendered him here last night, Griffith said he had authoritative information 'that Russia was using the Island of Spitsbergen as a launching base for giant tests rockets capable of flying 3,500 miles. "I've talked wilh people 1975 al a cost of $40,COD. Plans in were made at lhat time for an ™ ln annex lo thc building. striking regular meeting of Clit'J was held last Phone Company To Pay Refunds In Some Areas By United Press Most Americans whose telephone service has been Impaired by the strike will get refunds. Bell Telephone subsidiaries announced today. The rebates generally will be made to subscribers with manual telephones who have been unable to use them during the strike. The strike has not affected dial system customers, and they will receive normal charges for service. grey-haired, plumpish wo- enl to her death without a | blindfold. She .was pronounced dead at 10:13 a.m.. 10 minutes after deadly cyanide lumcs choked her | govcrnmenl groups would have into unconsciousness. slnn<t nnd fight. (hat Im- said rest of atomic control would no difference unless Iho world agrees lo^, outlaw atomic weapons. All other delegate:;, however, went along with the United States that full International (.onU'dl iriiist be established beforo American atomic weapons can be junked. Greek Troops Encircle Big Band of Guerrillas ATHENS. April 11. (UP)—Orcck troops were reported today to have trapped several big bands of guerrillas In swiftly executed cm.'i r c'e- nicnl maneuvers, selling thc stage lor b.AVUes that may decide thc campaign against Ihe leftist forces. Dispatches from I.arissa, headquarters of Ihe offensive ap;a1n.;t lhc guerrillas, said army units were closing in frf >m ail sides on mountain strongholds where the anil lint Kastland wcnl further. Aincr- iea, he Mild, Is now slron^iv than Hussla and 1 "more able to v.'aye win- limn the Sovlel Union " He urged thnt the U.S. by-puss a "weak, vuclllulhii; policy of. appeasement" toward the Soviets and .idopt 11 strong couriietoiivcrl World War III "The threat of wur Is real," lie snid. He maintained that no iigremnenl for pence with Kusnln ir possible until the Soviets "prnvj by action" the integrity of their pledged word. He said the Moscow govcrnmcn threatens world pence ns fully a Hitler did in years prccccdlng Work War If. Already, D73.000.00a per ";ons 111 foreign lands have "conn muter tho dominance of the hanune and sickle," he .Htild. I Meanwhile, the Scnalo l-'nrefgi ilelnllonu Comnllllcc for a llilr* d auction on. the noin iiitrm"Orlfns v to te'nev U. S. ninhntifttdnr to Poland. Th committed I., seeking further Infni million on the extent of Soviet riom inntlon of thc Polish goveriimonl Tuft told reporters there would i: "no justification" for this counli lo remain In Greece once lhc Get man and satellite treaties arc con pletcd. Tafl Supports Vandcuberff View Hiissliin, Tlrlllsh iiiul u. S. occi pallon Iroops Ihcn would be wlti drawn from Europe and Ih; Uii kilns, and thc cm-rent manctivcrli for position ended, he said. Tafl, ehalnurtn of the GOP Po ,cy Committee, joined Senate Pres lent Arthur IT. Vanclcnborg In v-ui liorthiR the $400,0110.000 Greccs-Tii key aid bill. Ills action ended specula! Ion on n Vandenberg-Tafr. foreign policy rift and pnved tho way for speedy Semite approval ol (lie progrnm to check Communism. The Senate faced (mother round of oratory on the program today and a vote on an am,eiidmcn!, by Sen. Kdwin C. Johnson. D.. Onlo., to eliminate military assistance lo Turkey. Meanwhile, senators shrugged of! official Moscow radio broadcast:; ns- serliin; thnt congrcssinnal approval of the Greek-Turkish aid plan would run contrary to American Ity CUAKl*:s II, HKRROLD United I'rm slaH Co r respondent ' WASHINGTON, April 11. HJ.P.)—Federal efforts to 'a tlio five-day old telephone strike bogged down today. Hut the cotirt.s in one xtiUc and the j/dverhor in another look action in the walkout which has curtailed communications from coiisl-to-eonsl since Monday. I . ^ Qov ^ ^ Thompson of Geoigla intcnciicd In tho strike In his state by Munitioning -southern Bell Telephone co, officials to a conference. It was assumed that Thompson, who favors arbltmtlpn of the strike s«ucs on a national basis, would fler his services a^ mcdlafor. New Jcrsej Law Tntcd In New Jersey a court test was started of Jhe strut's new public utility anti-strike law under which Gov Alfred B Drlscoll ordered secure ol telephone facilities. Three women. leaders of New Jersey's 14,000 striking telephone workers pleaded Innocent and were lelcnscd In *500( boll for hearing Monday. •Federal, conciliator efforts broke down hero when thc National I*d' ciallon of'Telephone Workers rejected a company oiler to arbitrate fix major Issues In" that phase of lhc strike affecting ;2u,OQo,long dls- tnnec employes of tho American Telephone A; TelegrapK Co. Labor officials had hoped, for on agreement In lhc long distance, a,\s- pule which would provide a pattern [oi .settlliig the whole slrlkei Bui the NFTW turned down lhe;com- Owen Harrison, nlylhcvlll..- High ichool filuclent. and soli of Mr. tnvl' i>iny\ offer because It provided !« Mrs. W. O. Ilarilsoii, is presiding lubllratton on *' Jocnl b^sls The I Iho four-state High School . union demands nationwide arbltra- 3eta club Convention bcliiy held lion, ^ • o'dny und tomorrow In Mcmnhlsl While conciliation bfflcl»U ^rie^ it Hotel Peabody. He Is presldcnl billed wh»t !o try 'next, the union >f the Arkansas Bfitu club. | piopwcd open-to-the-pubUo- rte(8- Stairs represented at the con- llnllom '" ,' ' , 'cnllcm are Arkansas. Tcnne.isce,' Company anr4 Kovernment re»c- llllnols nnd Mlsslsslplil. tlotl lo "" pf°POsal wn not hnme- Mcmlicra of Hlylhevllle High dlnloly forthcoming, School Boys and Olrli! iwta Clubs' ,..,., are nllcndlng Iho mcellmt. They M »a«tr(lle. the strike of . will present n slum tonight for W^J'nono workers cortilnu«t tho iininml "stunt ulithV iirogrmn ' .1*1,\ The convention will bo concluded "",._..-.*. with u bull tomorioiv nlijlit. Dr. Hollis Heads Staff at Hospital Ac'ring Superintendent Of State Institution Appointed by lillblie opinion and - [ ;tiell oltl a U. S. for "world dominion." Blood Donors in Osceola Add 55 Plasma Units for New 'Bank 1 JACKSONVILLE, Fla.. April 11. (UP)—Thc Southern Bell Tele- Washington and they arc as alarm-' phone Co. was sued for $1,500 here cd as I am." he said. "Tile Swedish j government has protested the Rods firing the rockeU over their country, but their complaints have been to no avail." He said the Russians had 100.- today by a Jacksonville attorney who claimed his business was thrown for a loss by the strike. U. c. Kocsler, Jacksonville attorney, charge the telephone company was "negligent" In fallijig to Mississippi County's newly-ac- qulrcd blood bank grew lo 110 ""' ls of plasma yesterday when 55 umls were received as a result, of a blood donor's clinic held at Os-cola. Thc first 55 units were dblamcrt through a similar clinic held here Wednesday. Osceola experienced a large l" nl " out of volunteer donors as It" signed to contribute blood. Physicians directing the clinic were Dr. C. M. Harwell, Dr. W. •'• ,000 persons "or lhc equivalent of sdttlc its labor dispute, and said four divisions" working for the thc company had breached Its ob- !ng telling the group about his. overthrow of democracy in Amor- llgntlon to furnished telephone Shcdden and Dr. L. D. Massoy. of Osceola, and Dr. Elton r'amc> and Dr. N. B. Ellis, both of Wilson. Assisting them were . Assistant County Health Nurse Lucy n. Mi.i- er, Osceola. Bay Scouts and mem- , . bers of Chapter O of the P- E Swift Funeral Home furni part of the equipment and ished l" c recent trip to his native home In] lea. He said they would become service that had been paid for In I P. E. O. members served '•cfresii- Sj'i'la. . . ,. ,, ' I saboteurs in event of wnr. 'ntlvnncr, _ I mrnl s to donors and handled c ical work. The clinic was held nt the First Mclhortist Church lher<\ Several other donors were prepared to contribute blond but the mobile unit had to leave for Little Rock an hour ahead of schedule. /Telephone service in connection with thc clinic was given by Osceola operators during the day. The mobile unit was sent out by lhc University of Arkansas Schoo; of Medicine as part of its Blood Plasma Bank Program and the clinics in Osccola and Blytheville were sponsored by the Mississippi County Medical Society. This plasma bank may tic used by any doctor in the county for patients requiring such treatment. Plans are being made for additional clinics lo be held in this county to replenish the supply of plasma In the blood bank. The next clinic early Fall, will be held l» the Wallace Raps Truman's New Foreign Policy IUY 'Kim-Aim v. I United 1'ress Staff (.Virrf spomlcntl LONDON, April U. <UPI—Hnnry A. Wallace said tonight thai Pres- idcnl Truman's new foreign pnllsy is leading tlic world down "a one way road lo war." Wallace made the charge before a sell-out awUenr.c ol 3,000 at tho' central hall of Westminister, si'.c of the First United Nations General As.scir.fily. Wallace's address was the fir>t in n whirlwind series he is making in Britain, Srnndinavisi and France. He expressed grave alarm over President Truman's program f'l Mjdiliiu: Coiiiniuni.sin with dollars in Greece and Turkey nnd said the ijiTKrnl American foreign pol- iry would produce not only unother world war but a now economic depression. "I am thoroughly alarmed by the spirll lhal is being stirred up in America a s a .result of and on behalf of Ihe Presidents program, Walacc .said, "The American people cnnnol putty. "You cannot slir a sense of crisis In them this week and a desire for settlement next. •O:icc they-are filled with fear and intolerance for the sake of a hard policy It may ba very difficult to create any other spirit or to do anything tout move on from that nation to the next on the one way road to war." LITTLE HOCK, April II. (UP) — Tho State Hospital Board of'fJon- trol today named Dr. N. T. Hollis ns superintendent of Die Inslltii- lion replacing Dr. A. C. Ku.b who icslgned lasl Aiigusl. Dr. Hollis had been acting su- perliilendeiit. Announcement of Iho iippclnl. mcnl was made by Board Chaumai r'aber While of Osceoln aftiir m hour-loriB cxecullvc contcrjiioq a' the Little Kock unit. "Thc board is in 100 per con', ac- <:ord In Its selection of Dr. Hollis,' While siild IJr. Hollis snid he had "hlgl hO]ies" that Hie peo|ilo of will continue their Interest In lhc liospllal and Us problems. The fu lure of thc hospital, he <:cc|ired, lies In fulfilling thc demand of the ncople of the stale for a trun curative Institution for mental patients. Hr. Hollis' npiminlment i.VJinnxed a controversy which begun \\!tli Iho resignation last year of Dr. Kolb and Hoard Chairman Henry Donham of Little- Uock. Thc lunpitil Ijounccd buck into lhc - lijiicllRhl during Iho SCth Oenernl As;"mbly when a Jnlnl House and Siinaln Comtiiitlee Investigated chnrgc.s of 'dlscsnston" and other affairs at Ihe institution. The board deferred inak'.iv; np- slrlkcrVor cutfjng srenktng wl^idihields of thre(> com ;iany trucks. \ v ^'' i J ^ NFTW leaders &!(!d t^ey "*o\j\ nprcal directly {o Piactdent Trtl man If their publlo negotiation proposal was, turned 4O*n by tr A. T. <fc T. With present conciliation' effort completely bogged down, the Na tlonal Federation of Telephpri Workers proposed th« new ap proneh toward a master settlemeri hi a inpmo t6 Secretary of Labq Lewis D. Schwellenbaoh.:. It de manded lhat union, goverhmef, and Individual telephone compan reprccenta'liVGs be brought into 'far mcdlritc Joint conferences, "for t* first time" "with the doors wlc open to press and ( radio Cotton Trade Group Elects State Officers 'be manipulated Ultc -BROOK. Ark., • April 1 (UP)—S. B." Nfchols' of 'Des A todiy heads the Aricansas Cottc Traijc Association following 1 election In • Little Koclc yesterd? He 'succeeds V/. A. Baker of Pi Bluff. o'hcr officers named inclu Richard Watkins of Hope, vl and Mrs. Halen Botsford of Lit Rock, vice president and secretai and Mrr,. Helen otsford of Lit! Ro;k, assistant secretary and tre s\ircr. Klected to thc. executive comm! tec were: Nichols^ chairman; \V. Font, Jr., af Memphis; James Bolsford of Little Rock; B. West of Blytheville; A. C. Mali: potntments lo oilier vacanlies on I Jr.. • ot (Marla'nna; and Ixun Hie stuff. IncludiiH: the po.sill.nn of t Thompson of Hayti. Mo. i.usincss inanngcj- created by the recent death of J. C. Mnrkham. White said Hint bids will be advertised In the near future for construction of six doctors' cottages al the Henton unit. Gas Ignites Fireman ans\vercd a fall lo 511 Smith Franklin early this mornine; when leaking gas froni a cook stove bncainc Ignited. The bliiz? w.vs confined lo Ihe stove and no other, damage resulted. -West is .Farmer President | Naming of Mr. West lo the es cullvc committee was in effcst re-cleotion for while he was r a member of the group In 1946, hnrt previously'served several tcr on the committee. ' Its metvib< serve for one year. Long a mcrr.'jer of the Cott Trade Association. Mr. West serv as president of the Association t two terms in 1939 and 19-19. Weather ARKANSAS — Cloudy to parity N. Y. Stocks B:CO p.m. (Quotations: .A T and T Amer Tobacco ricth Steel Chrysler cloudy loday and tonight: scalier-j Coca Cola cd Ihimrtcrshowcrs extreme East Gen Electric portion early loday; Saturday partly cloudy and warmer. N. Y. Cotton Mir. May July Oil. Dec. open 2840 2858 3448 2473 3262 3287 2957 2938 2882 2901 high low S I S 2828 2436 3439 3253 3249 2S>0 2946 2£6o 2865 1:30 Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester North Am Aviation . Reuublic Steel Radio ...A. Sccony. Vacuum ...;. Sttidebaker . ..i^.,. Standard of N J Texas Corp Packard U S Steel 164 ' 66 1 89 1 . 931 -151 ! 35 57 ; 55 1 16 1 83 I 91 2S ^ S 5 It 1 20 1 e« u i e i- 7* 1-

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