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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XLIII— NO. 41 KytfawlUe Oourwr BlrtlwfrUlc Bantd DOMWAMT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SO17THKA8T 1UBOOOKI B1,YTHKV11,1,K, TUKANSAS, THUHSDAY, MAY 9, 1946 Postal Officials Curb Sending of Larger Parcels Hannegon Says Mails Swamped Because of New ODT Order. • WASHINGTON, May 9. (UP) — The government today imposed drastic weight and size limits 011 parcel post because of curtailed train service due to the coal shortage. Postmaster General Robert Hannegan said most classes SINGLE COPIES FIVE GEITO of merchandise will not be accepted for mailing If the parcels weigh more than 11 pounds or if their combined length and girth exceeds 60 Inches. The normal limit on weight is 70 pounds and the measurement limit Is 100 inches. Four classes of goods were exempted from the new regulations: 1. Live, day-old poultry. 2. Seeds, plant and other nursery stock. 3. Eggs,' butter and other perishable foods. 4. Medicines, drugs, surgical instruments and surglc.il dressings. Hannegan will notify the country's 42.000 postmasters of the new regulations in a five-minute radio address some time between 7 and 8 p.m. .CST, tonight. Programs of all networks will be Interrupted tor his talk. HanneKan said the limits on parcel post packages were Imposed at the request of the Office of Defense Transportation and the Association of American Railroads. I.arne shipments, normally carried by r»il freight or express, already are beinK sent by parcel post to avoid restrictions ordered by the ODT, he said. _ewis' Record ! Of Battles Won Is Hard to Beat By LVLE C. WILSON I'niUd Prcc* SUff Corre*w>ndrht WASHINGTON, May 9. (U.P.) —John L. Lewis on the record of pa«t performance will lick the coal operators and the government in his latest battle of the coal mines. He will lick the public, too. The odds will continue to favor Lewis unless the government represented by President Truman and Congress get together on some means or bringing Lewis and the operators to agreement. If Mr. Truman hesitates to act further or to Invite congressional action, he has cause to be fearful. Lewis repeatedly licked the late President Roosevelt when they met on the field of labor relations. He so Infuriated Congress in 1943 that the legislators enacted a War Labor Disputes Act which shortly Strikers Force Willing Workers Into Idleness Coal Shortages Cause Factories to Close For Want of Materials. By United Prn. The coal shortage forced hundreds of thousands of persons into Idleness or part-time work today i as President Truman contemplated '• seizure of the railroads to remove a new threat to the nation's economy. With the coal strike in Its 39th day. railroads already were operating on drastically reduced sched- , ules. manufactured gas was ra- proveri itself to have been hosty tioned and utilities companies In Virginia Anti-Trust Act Studied As Club to Use in Coal Strike RICHMOND, Va., Slay <), (U.P.)—C. Victor Werne, general counsel lor the Richmond Better Business Bureau, said today Unit it wns probable Unit legal proceeding;? would be instituted against John L. Lewis, chief of the United Mine Workers, under the Virginia anti-trust luw. Wcrnc said Hint reports wore »- .— coining In from n survey bylnt;' conducted In Hlclunond to determine miy inslnnces where the (weds of persons hnvc been denied,by rest I'lctlons arising from the strike. Werne snld that Hie Virginia luw nnd ill-advised. It did'not preve • states were asked to restore strikes although it did help main- j the wartime dimout. tnin war time production. ) A nationwide strike of 300.000' Lewis' performance record is as railroad workers set for May 18 ] impressive as his eybrows which would cut out coal deliveries al- rnte almost as landmarks on the together. The President said hc Eastern Seaboard. It is only when was considering seizing the rail- he plays presidential politics that roads to keep them running. Lewis usually has shown himselt Although thousands of factories to be a hapless sucker. Truman to Take. Over Railroads If It's Necessary President Still Hopes That Drastic Action Can Be Avoided. lly C1I,\KI,KS II. IIKKROM* Dulled ITrss slaff C'ormpondent WASHINGTON, May D. (U.P.) ~ --.. -- —President Truman suld todiw he ccedings must be In the circuit court would sclxc the nutlon'.s rallroncls President Seeks Way to Force Mine Boss Lewis to End Strike Strangling Nation's Business provides that Buy person dnmaitc:! ! in his business or property by ren- j son of any combination of acts by | two or more persons may sue for triple (laimiues. Wcrnc added thut the luw does not forbid labor organizations from currying out However, he legitimate objectives, pointed out, unions cannot scl up as a leultluuile objective ainy net which the slnUile defines us unlawful. Under the law, the attorney cni- eral must lite o bill for 1111 Injunction whenever affidavits of 50 or more citizens of the commonwealth nllcgine violations of HID' law. I'm Stadium Filled For Schools' Music Festival As the sun set In a glowing sky to mark closing of another day 890 goys and girls of Blythevllle city school presented a Music Festival .yesterday afternoon to mark the end of another school year. ;.. The stadium at Haley Field was filled, with (jarehtK and friends rwho withe *cd -tiii inspirational' program of- .Toii'i. asui folk, 'diiiwnig 'in "Ihe outdoors. Gne of the features was folk dancing by the fourth grade class or Eudbury School, with Miss Hazel Krnight and Mrs. Sunshine Knight as directors and Lorna Horner n» dance -leader. Berkley Seeks Final Vote on British Loan WASHINGTON. May 9. (UP) — The $3,750.000,000 British loan survived another major congressional test today when the Senate reject- 54 to 27 an attempt to toss the measure to the house for prior consideration. Encouraged administration leaders drove for Senate passage of the loan before adjournment tonight, The rejected parliamentary maneuver challenged fhe constitutionality of the Senates loan bill: The point was raised by Sen. Edwin C. Johnson. D., Colo. He argued that the loan bill wns a revenue-raising and an appropriation measure which, under the constitution, must originate in the house. Senate Democratic leader Albei: W. Barkley, Ky., said he would ask the Senate to remain in late ses sion In an attempt to get a fina vote... . . . After beating down Johnson's point »f order; ttfr Senate rejett- ed an . .amendment _.offered/;by "Sen.' Homer'' Caprhart, R., - Inri, to cut the Moan to $I,5*«,CM,M«. Capehart .would have limited the credit to use as a five-year drawing account to offset Britain's adverse trade balances. The vote against him was 55 to 25. At his news conference. Presi- j were known to have closed down or cut production schedules, the effects of the coal strike were so far reaching that it was impossible to count accurately the number ot persons actually out of work. Auto Maktn to Shut Down The Illinois Maunfacturers' As- oclalion said 75 per cent, or 787.- 500.of the state's , l.ftSO.OOO indus- riai workers had been laid off or were working part time because of the Illinois brownout. More nan 140.000 persons were idle In ,he .Pittsburgh district, including 100,000 coal miners, .35.000 steel workers and several thousand rail, river and glass workers. General Motors and Chrysler said they would shut down within 10 daysl throwing 225,000 auto workers into idleness. Ford Motor Co. already has closed It.s doors of Richmond. John L. Lewis, If made a dci;'ii- dunt, Werne pointed out. would be within the jurisdiction of the cpurl because his residence Is In Alex- nndrln, Va. Peace Parley Date Debated Byrnes and Bcvin of Big Four Agree While Molotov Calls Moscow. PARIS, May 0. (OP)—Secretary of state James F. Byrnes nnd crensc If nccessmy to keep them opernt- iii{! In the fuce of a nation-wide strike cnlled for May 18 by two rnllwav brotherhoods. Mr. Truman was asked at his news chifcrcnce whether he contemplated seizure of the railroads if iiecssiiry. Yes, the President replied crisply. He added quickly that he still was hoping thai, the brotherhoods and rnllronds would get together In further Joint conferences to negotiate a settlement before the strike (leadline. The Brotherhood of nuthoiut Trainmen nnd the Brotherhood ol Locomotive Engineers have culled Hie walkout for 4 p. m., jiul n It Happened Like This— C. A. Jone.s hail n cardboard box silting on Ihc front porch of his homo, Brunt; City, Mo., rnnlnlnln gflvo one-gallon gins* Jni's of water. The sun shinning thru Ihu nuis-s set fire to the l.»x. The heat from (he tiro broke r.ne of tho Jiirs resulting In the water extinguishing the fire. Net result.: A small scorcher! place on the porch floor, loss of » iiallon jur and » gnllon of wntcr. No one was at home nt the time of thf Incident. King of Italy Leaves Throne Victor Ammanuel III Abdicates in Favor Of Prince Humbert HOME, Mny 8. (U.P.'—King Victor Emmanuel III sailed trom Miners' Spokesmen, Operator: May Be Called for Conferena WASHINGTON, May !1. (U P.)—President Truman today hc was studying ways to force Mine Chief Joh'r Lewis to end the soft coal strike. He would not sny whether he was considering fed seizure of the mines, although he told a news conferi he was contemplating seizure of the railroads if. necesi to keep the running in the face of a strike threat by railroad brotherhoods May 18. ,u ;• .-,• Mr. Trumiin suld the 33-rtav coal : ••' - •'•'•• -•'• • stoppage slowly Is approaching -the status of n strike against, the government nnd thnt hc Is considering culling Lewis niicl mine o|>erators to the White House for n joint conference. At the (inino lime, Mr. Trumiin said hc .thought that the Wngner lAbor Hclntlons Act. prevented union collection of « royalty on production: Lewis seeks n tonnage royalty to finance « welfare fund which tho United Mine Workers (AFl.i woultl supervise. Mr. Truman felt lie hud about used his full )>owers in an effort to end the strike. He disclosed he • now was studying the possibility that NEW YORK, May. ». <U?)- to the United Nations Be the"rc"Rrc oUiVrTwwer7irf'coHld"uo Council were cool today to A to ,cnd the illMutvous walkout with- "*', *uwn* temunfl .Ior, ; u out l«wla' acquiescence. mediate - showdown on Soviet . . — .-. Truman KcncwK Rtqurst i week from Snliirdiiy. Negotiations Naples' for Port Said tonight al- . r n effect ho also renewed Ills rn- ' in the dispute over working rules; Icr giving his signed, formal nb- j quc st to Congress for legislation lo and the nmouut of u wage In- dlcfillon of the Itallnn Throne to I ^t up fact-finding boards for na- broke down in chlcnijo i Ills son, Crown Prince Humbert. I tlon-wide disputes i.nd the statutory Red's Boycott IrfoUN Deles Australian Presses For Amendment.to Curb Future Walke polle,..0f . clay conerred i on whnt strategy u> olIhg-orT" Foreign Secretary Ernest Brvln to- elglU ilnys ago. I Earlier Hiinounoement of his I ertu workers have urged govern-' plans to abdicate brought violent' He seizure of tlic railroads. A<1- opposition from Palmlro TonWnlll. : -» request lust December and riods. and laid off-116,000 employes. Thci foUow if Russia rejects the Amcr- American Cotton Manufacturers' lcn n proposal foi n full dress pence nlnlstralloii labor experts are ' -- " lo KCt Ihe parties back Association predicated that. 100,0001 conference in Paris June IS. Southern textile workers would be Foreign Minister V. M. Mololov idle within 30 days if the coal strike continued. Meanwhile, additional hundreds were being laid off hourly as ths railroads* hastened to comply with an Office, of Defense Transportation order, effective at midnight. instituting an embargo on all nonessential freight and calling for a 25 ' per cent., reduction in coal- burning train service. t«ml. G» iUtioneri . " In twlii moves Jh stretch .--vanishing coal supplies, the civilian Pro^ duc.tlon' 'Administration last night drafted a directive authorizing the rationing: of manufactured gas, has tlic peace conference proposal under consideration and Is bclirv- ed to be consulting Moscow on the question. However, it was regarrt- e<] as virtually certan lliat ho will reject Byrnes' plan. Byrnes niitl Ilevln conferred for three (iiiartci's ot nn hour at Byrnes Iiotel. Pr<">ioUKly they had consuH- ecl with V\ambers of thoir delcnn- tions. f Although the conference apj; <Rr- ed to be-on the verge of a^brC-ak- dowu, definite ulnns for Its cpiiclu- .sion were still in abeyance, it WEI*; lenrncd that Byrnes expected to Into Joint conferences. Mr. Truman nlso said he dUI not think the unions yet had rejected the recommendations *f his Iiict-flndlug Ijonrd in the dispute. He suggested waiting awhile anil Communist lender. The protest by he thought It would be a good thln« Togllattl caused Premier Alcide to h»ve now. seeing if the don't work out. Hi: gave this answer in reply to a t|iiestlon whether rejection ol the Ixiard's recommendations . en- de Clnsperl to cancel plans to to Naples In connection with the king's expected departure. Communist objections to (he Fib- rttcntlon at IWs,. time were baaed on belief that It wa* a iiolltlcal d angered the future of the Railway LnlK>r Act, under which theru hi\s been no major strike, ntnco It was enacted 20 years ago. Details of the plan by government Inbor experts to bring the recommendations Inmncuv,,,. by monarchists "to Improve their chances In the Ittiltan elections scheduled June 2. Togllnttl said that the "Communist* are remain In Paris at least until Mon- : ! )H . rti ' ?s '',' the rn » wn y dispute Also popular with the audience ' dent Truman stressed the impor- the High School Glee Club, i '"nee of th e British loan to a which, under direction ot Mrs. stable world economy. Wilson Henry has won numerous honors this school term. Among Asked whether he thought, cpn- and asked utilities companies in day- However, Sens. Tom Commlly, 21 stales to restore wartime dim-jD.. Tex., and Arthur H. VamlenberK, out regulations. ... | R . Mich., may " ' " ' " '" There wns o -^..r.,,.,,,,,,,, \,,, - .,„» A , w inference have not yet bee» Mr. Truman's expression 'of bellnf thai Lewis' royalty demand was Illegal came as a surprise. Government labor expert* who have been working on the coal sltuntIon for weeks had not raised the question, AO far as wns known. Antl-l-owls congressmen apparently • did not think the Wagner S'M-uT.cigrd- wRrl the ^S <»'"?* "« ""Vment, Allies mad?;,(n NUples In'1844 im the Institutional question and, sec- , , . w ,|i n -,; n f ii,,, ond. it Is contrary to. the new law ™*°™«'>•*."" the songs the group sang were "Out of the Night" Luvass. and "Battlo Hymn of the Republic," a Fred Waring arrangement. Mrs. Ralph Berryman is director of Junior High School Glee Clubs. \ Tlic Seventh Grade Glee Club sang . "When Grandma Dreams" Beethoven, and other numbers and the Eighth Grade Glee Club presented "Morning" Grieg, and "The Song Is You," Jerome Kem. The School Band, which now has 69 members, was another favorite with the audience, and also popular were the rhythm stick drills of the fourth grade pupils of Yarbro, Lange and Central schools. Each unit was led by a student and in some cases, two student directors conducted the singing. The program was concluded with ensemble singing of "Day is Dying in the West." Senators Vote To Extend Draft Law to July 1 WASHINGTON. May 9. (UP) — Tlic Senate today approved with-. out a dissenglnt vote a resolution extending the draft law to July 1. The draft resolution was adopted within five minutes after its Introduction by Sen. Edwin C. John- Trie ODT followed through with an appeal to motor truck operators to give priority to the movement of food and fuel ,in order to pre- ™,neu ,wnnvii« nc muiie'ii. w- i vent t]l e diversion."** non-essential gressional failure to approve the commodities from the railroads. ' CPA Chief John D. Small warned that soft coal stocks on hand for emergency distribution were ''less-than the country would normally consume in one 12-hour period." '..;. The Association of American Railroads estimated that 2.000 passenger . trains, representing nearly 200,000 miles of daily service, would be discontinued by tonight's midnight deadline. It predicted - that' freight carloadings would be down T5 per cent over the'corresponding period last year. Pharmacist Accepts Post With Firm Here A World War II veteran has chosen Blythevllle as his home after having formerly lived in nearby >nnts in the conference. credit would push Britain closer to Russia, Mr. Truman said no, but that it was highly necessary to fulfill international trade commitments. The President said he was op- jsed to demands by a group of senators that the loan be sidetracked to make way for labor legislation aimed at ending the nationwide coal strike. He said the loan was just as important as the labor bill. Th e '°* n proposal survived its first ordeal by ballot yesterdaj'. The Senate rejected. 40 to 45, an amendment which would have made the loan contingent upon Britain granting the U. S. outright ownership of leased Atlantic bases. VA Will Spend $450,000,00 For Hospitals MIAMI BEACH, Fla., May 9. (UP) leave earlier. definite "movtrt» I atmosphere ninong pnrtici- I Seizure Mix hi Not Work CLEVELAND. May 9. (U.P.) — President A. F. Whitney of the governing elections »hd the re'fer- rnrtum." It was believed lhat the abdication Issue will be decided at n I cabinet meeting tomorrow. Tog- I liattl was not expected to precipitate a government crisis on A definite decision \vns expected Brotherhood of Ralhonii Trainmen nte today on whether the foreign snld todny In regard to President ninisters would adjourn within a Truman's "contemplated" seteure • days..possibly during tlic week-'of the railrouds that "we want it, "- clcnrly understood we will insist to on our pro|x>sals for working rule :ct the 21-iint.ion meeting goliiB clinnges regardless of who opcr- tp-, . Mri Tnirnnh apparently was refer' Act which provides that companies shal not "contribute financial or other support lo labor unions." This provision was designed to outlaw company, unions. l.ewl* Kiln Tight Lewis has refused to discuss wage American officials ' did .not o link such questions'of basic ctple to a speciac ca»—such ranian case or to RuXsla's i wycdtt of the council OTI the an case. .. : .' .'•••'''•' British officials' , thought should be no rush to. try to r a dilemma which they said dissolve Itself In-time. They tri he council dlfnculties over thi ind the Russian policy of al inn Itself from' meetiniBi:»] were heading for n showdlowti possible, attempts Vat* anMndnv the ehart«^—'•t:the:8epiemb sembly rneellijg' of 'au'ii:.ri»t ^Termed tM Qwitloii But _ there was gener»l tn th»t superficial manner if one of 1 manent .member* *w*lj» out it is . displeated by nuiijortt^: of other merhbers? '''."' Young AustraUari ' delegat Hasluck asked the- questlc then answered It. wittj a v "not" late yesterdajr.^Haslui resents Australla'h' Foreign ter H. V. Evatt who .fought x uously, although unsuccessl failure or virtual admission woulri renew efforts initl-June. ales' the roads." Westinghouse Strike Settled I Whitney snid he could not im- PITTSBUROH. May (UP) — mediately, determine whether government seizure would call off the strike set for May IB. The general have a de- the'Issue since that would Prob-|^ nn ^ n 5'\«""l^.."".L Br ""-f.?^] a ably cause n delay In the dec- """'" It was thought that Prince Humbert and the „...., would go forward With the formal-' Mr - Tnlmim «»'" " c was opjw^d • Even some delegates who d I on welfare and safety d.-.- .. _ „_ mnnds of the miners. Tills has been ' San Francisco to deprive .1 Crown tnc chlcf stumbling block In work-1 powers of the right of veto Ing out a settlement. I Security Council. actually announces the seizure step, he said. Whitney said he had announced previously In the Chicago ncgotla- ' tlolls ^ nfs un|on nn(f tho strike or CIO United Electrical | Bro ti 1C rliood of Locomotive En- Workers against Westlnghouse Eloc- ginecrs ,. WRnl , t c j csr , y un(ler . today by st ood (hat we will Insist thnt our chairmen of the roads will to be called In for such cislon when niul if the President 1 came after Pictro Mennl, vlce-pre- Itie.s of signing the abdication documents which then will be submitted to the cabinet which may defer any action until after the elections. Should the Communist, objections be overcome, however, the abdication would be officially formalized Saturday. The snag In the abdication plans o suggestions that tho Senate lay with Hasiuck's technical .ar iside the British loan proposal so were pleased that he had re t could take up anti-strike legls- public a question that has b ntlon. | delegates In private ever sini He expressed himself ns a bl-par- sla first .boycotted the coil ,lsan group of senators demanded March when her desires w . ... An agreement to end the 115-day ' tlolls Jric Corp. was reached company ana union negotiators. The company and union announced an accord had been reached on provisions of a contract for 75.000 'Westinghouse workers at plants in 11 states. The agreement provides an ill- towns. Broadus Pvesser has accept- crease of 18 cents per hour with ed a position as druggist at Klrby Brothers Drug 'Store, Main and Broadway. ' On both se?, and foreign shore duty during the war. he paTticipat- son. D.. ?ol. Th(. action was taken under a unanimous, consent agreement to waive customary rules. The present draft law May 15. expires Senate Democratic leader Alben W. Barklcy, Ky., joined in the movement for the 45-day extension with the hope that before July 1 the Senate and House can agree on a full one-year continuance of the draft law. Two Persons Injured In Highway Accident r S. Parncll of SI. Louis, who was visiting at Steele. Mo., and his young granddaughter, Fay Talley of Steele, received Injuries yesterday afternoon when their car collided with another vehicle. The accident occurred about 4 o'clock at "Dead Man's Curve" of Dcnton community near Steele, H miles north of here. • Removed to Walls Hospital, sn examination disclosed that Mr. Parnell, 68, had several ribs fracturwl and his nine-year-old granddaughter had received lacerations and abrasions. veterans lo 160.000 at a cost 5450.600.000 was outlined here today by W. R. Talbott. chief of the technical branch of the VA's construction service. Talbott told the American Institute of Architects, at its annual convention here, that the goal U set at 78 'new hospitals and additions to many of the existing 99 present hospitals. In order to speed the work, he said, the VA will go out of its own organization to enlist architects. He said the project is the largest lospital-building effort ever undcr- aken. "The money needed for this vast project was recently appropriated and we will go ahead immediately," lie said. Tyler S. Rogers, vice president of the producers council of Washington, attacked Congress as incapable of rebuilding the nation by controlling business, and said Its proper funotion was to see a need and clear the way to goals, leaving the planning and acting to professional men. N. Y. Cotton some variations. Terms of the settlement nre subject to ratification by the UE'E membership. Union hcndqunrter^ here said nctlon by Ihc union's 30 - - the next few clays. Livestock :he Navy four years. The pharmacist, registered in Arkansas and Missouri, resided at Holand. Mo., where he was manager of Cooper Pharmncy. prior to entering; ' 6T. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK- thei service. Since hb discharge last YARDS May 9 (.UP) (USDA) — Fall, he has been connected with Livestock: Nyal Drug Company at Leachville. | Hogs: 8.300; salable C.OOO: mar- Mr, and Mrs. Presser and their two-year-oW son. Stephen. ar« making their home at the civilian quarters of Blythevi'lle Army Air Field. proposals for Improved working conditions be adopted regardless of who Is operating the rends." The two brotherhoods hnve been adamant In their Insistence on 45 operating rule changes In addition to their wage demands. mler. had announced that the king would quit Saturday. Undertakers Elect E. M. Holt Vice President E. M. Holt, of Holt Funeral Home, was elected second vice president of the Arkansas Funeral Directors Assoctatl6n Wednesday in a meeting at Little Rock, Jesse B. Greg, of Jonesboro, wn.i Attack Victim To Be Buried Near Netf/efon Funeral services were lo be held this afternoon for Mrs. Olivia Duncan Smith. 23. of Manila, who rilcrl yesterday at Walls Hospital of Injuries received in an attack April ket uneven; slaughter hogs steady: 20. to which her husband. Herriian good and choice burrows and gilts, i W. Smith. 35, has confessed. 14.80; sows and slags. M.05: feed- 1 Services were scheduled for :i ing pigs slow, weak to 25c lower: ' o'clock at Gum Point School, near good and choice feeding pigs Tin- Ncttleton. with burial at Pine Hill der HO Ibs.. mostly 15- some un- Cemetery in Cralghead Forest. Emerson Fiincral Home of Jonesboro is in charge. Smith, in the county jail here. Veteran Goes Into Business With Oil Firm Toler Buchanan Is another Blj- thevllie veteran who has entered business, following discharge from service. He has become agent of Sinclair Refining Company here »nd also will own and operate business suns sold. Cr.ttle: 3.400; salable 1,MO; calves 1.500. all salable: receipts llgli! 1 . Steers and heifers mostly in small lots and individuals. Market moderately active and fully steady on steers and heifers. A few small lots, medium to good, steer. 14.25 to 16.25: good and chr.lcc heifers and mixed yearlings 15 to 1(550: cows slow alia barely steady. Common and medium beef cows 9.15 to 12; canncrs and cutters 7.50 to patuisu March .. May .... July .... Oct. .... Dec. .. open high . 21.90 28.01 27.38 27.64 21.58 27.72 27.78 27.87 27.80 27.92 1 low close 27.85 21.94 27.38 27.52n •27,58 27.70 27.76 21.33 27.79 27.8! Spots closed nominnl r.t.2821 np 13. of Benton. first vice president: B. A. McConnel! of Hartford, chaplain; Avery Shinns Jr., of RussellvIHe, sergeant at urms; C. A. Roth ol Little Rock, secretary and treasurer. Mr. Holt w»s sergeant at arms during the past year. Chicago Wheat July . 183'i 183U. IM'4 183V- S*Pl . 183!i, 183',i 18314 183U awaiting trial on a first de«r« whcn ' e, . => i f^ nrr ^ f for selling Ooodyear tires »nd accessories. Both businesses will be located nt the snme Sinclair Installatior with the new agent succeeding B J. Allen who has become an Independent dealer. Improvements are being made to the buildings and equipment, located In the Frisco Railroad yards Mr. Buchanan already has assumed charge of the Sinclair business, which Includes selling 01 gasoline, kerosene, fuel oil, lubrt- cntlng oils and greases. In his other business, hc will sell vehicle tires and a line of kindred accessories, which also already ts established. Leaving Blythevllle In June lint tho Senate give right of way o anll-slrlke legislation In the hope of forcing settlement of the strike. met. One British official said: tralia is really becoming tl They want the British loan and ; science of this 'council. " 1 drnft extension bills set aside so wns referring to Australia the coal crisis can bc^mct "he.icl- to sot up a fact-finding irj<j on here and -now." I the Spanish auestlon^-iyei The 39-day coal stoppage, nl- j warm Anf|o-AmerI«uvsupp ready termed a "national dlsailer" strong Russian- opposition. ' by the White House, was cutting | When Hasluck spoke, the had been In session only minutes; the U. S, had p a resolution to postpone fli position of the Irahlan case of lack of final' conrirmatii RusslaK troops have left In deeper Into the nation's economy and threatening a complete paralysis of Industry. More than • million workers have been Idled in industries depending upon coal. Railroad passenger transportation will be cut 25 per cent tomorrow, and the cut will be increased to 50 per cent May 15. Railroad freight shipments by tomorrow will be only 35 per cent of normal. The government has urged a brown-out In 21 states east of the Mississippi as a fuel and power conservation measure. Mr. Truman's apparent reluctance to seize the mines stems from the fact that there is no assurance the miners would go back to the pits— even for the government. Lewis has' secretary of Arkansas Athle salrl many times that the miners j sociatlon. will not dig coal unless they have! The new superintendent a contract. j ly was principal of .Shawm In the railroad strike threat, how- ?choo!. . ever, the brotherhoods have urged | Recently returned) from the government to scl.* the lines-- service, he served as a thus clearing the way for the Prcsi-1 wit saw action In New Gui School Prihcip Promoted to Superintenden Norman E. Rodgers ha elected superintendent of th« nee School of Joiner to J. M .Burnett, who recenl j cepted the position of e: deul to Uke such a step with assur- 1 The phllipplries. nncf. that the rallworkers will stay on the Job for the go^crttment. Mr. Truman declined to discus H e received his Bacli Science degree from' Arkam College, Jonesboro, and wi proposals In Congress fir passage ualed .from George Peabo murder charge, wns not to attend services. Hc did not asked permission, 9; good henvy sausage bulls, beef bulls. downward 14.25: from 15.50: vcnlcrs, steady; choice 16.50- slaughter slaughter 15.25: medium ' to good. 12 to H to 10.50 to 17.25; steers, heifers H.25; feeder steers, 10.50 to 16.50. Weather ARKANSAS—Pnrty cloudy and warmer today and tonight. Friday clutidy, showers and thunderstorms. which would »ol have been granted, it was understood. To attend were Mrs. Smith's two young daughters. Ernie Lou and Christine, and her parents. Mr. nnd Mrs. I. S. Duncan of near Nettleton. along with other relatives and friends. Mrs. Smith was Iwaten over the head and her body mutilated with a pool cue as she lay on a bed In the rear room of the Good Luck Jcafc at Manila owned by the Smith I couple. Her husband was captured the following day at their house, aUo In Manila. He confessed to the attack and leaving her to die, It y*s announced by Sheriff Hale Jackson. he Corps. Mr. the Buchanan Army Air became a . pilot with rank of first lieutenant. Since his discharge Ia*t Fall he has spent much of his time In Jonesboro. His native home is Walnut Ridge. When employed here before the war hc served as credit manager of universal Credit Company several years. While here hc was married to the former Miss Martha Sibley, member of the school faculty. • Mrs. Buchanan' and their 16- monlh-old son. William, will join htm within a short time. ot new and expanded legislation hat would penaliM workers who would refuse to go back to work In industries seized by the government. He said he had not given the matter any study. Baccalaureate Sunday Dale of the Baccalaureate serv- !«•«<! of Armorc! School Is Sunday night, 8 o'clock, when the Rev. H»r- vcy T. Kldd, pnstor of First' Presbyterian Church, will speak. Army Sells Kindling. At Army Air Field The Army has gone In the kindling business through necessity. Scraps from boxes, crates and short planks have been salvaged lege, Nashville, Tenn. Manning Uo continue h at Peabody toward his Mnl grcc. he will attend scho In the Summer. Resignation of Mr. Bun accepted at » recent m« the school board when t superintendent was named, continue as head of the scl til 'June 1. . ' Dr. R. li. Johnsorl, of Is president of the board. Injured St. Lout* W Is in Hospital Here at Blythevllle Army Air Field, toj be sold retail for »1 per load nt I Mrs. Irene Busk*, «, ot i the base, It hu been announced . received InjuriiB.test'nfct by Capt. Robert H. Duke, salvttg: officer. Each load Is made up of 312 tublc feet with two lc«<Js sold per week to each person, according to rules of UK; War Deportment. altercation at H«yU. ife, north of here; < • Removed to RytbcrBc she remained condition today 1 head injury.

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