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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TXUK DOMINANT NRUTCOADD-U f^m u^-kDT-Ui* *.»**< ...».»... _ _ __ t^m^^ W ^%i^ VOL. XLIU—NO. 44 Electric Co-Ops Win Battle With State Commission Bl>UwvJJLIc Dully BlyU>e*Ule Oouittr aenld Supreme Court Holds Line Not Subject To Rote Regulation. LITTLE ROCK, May 13. (UP) — 'Hie Arkansas Supreme Court today ruled tiiat the Arkansas-Louisiana Electric Co-operative is not a public utility and l s not subject to regulation by the stale Public Service Commission. The renting came on an from a Pulaski Circuit Court second division, ralin B w i,i c h held that the co-operative was a public utility and was subject to regulation by the commission. The appeal was made by the cooperative after four Arkansas electric corporations wore unsuccessful In their efforts to have the cooperative declared a public utility and not a co-operative. Companies involved in the suit were tlie Arkansas-Missouri Power Corp. Southwestern Ga s and Electric Co. Arkansas Power and Light Co. and .Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. Line Served Defense Plant Under a certificate Issued l>y the commission, the co-operalive had been serving the aluminum plant built by the defense plant corporation nenr Lnke Catherine, Ark., with electricity since Dec. 1941. The commission denied the cooperative's request to build a stream power plant on the Ouachita River and issued the permit for a transmission line from the Arkansas- Oklahoma border only after whut the court termed "persuasion" by the federal government. The* Supreme Court ruled Dial ihe co-operalive entered the state declaring itself a non-profit cooperative organization and that it has done nothing to change that status. The court ruled that when "the Arkansas-Louisiana established its business in Arkansas it became entitled lo the rights, powers and privileges the same as electric cooperatives." It said it was "also subject to the same regulations and is therefore exempt from the (control and jurisdiction 'of th() department." Justice.Frank G. Smith dissented In thc court's ruling. In further action, the supreme ,>cour;tV.l>Ue)iAct ; -M of 14M6 as constitutional. The act makes the state, subject to garnishment for the debts of Its employes. Mississippi Chancellor Upheld The supreme court upheld a decision of the Mississippi Chancery Court Osceola district, awarded L. H. Williams $3,600 damages for alleged breach of two land contracts. Williams had sued Hugh D. Tomlinson, Susie M. Tomlinson, Harold Ohlendorf and D. Ohlenriorf for possession of a 400-acre tract, alleging possession under release dated June 28, 1940; Williams stated the Tomlinsons breached the lease' by refusing to surrender possession and by leasing th c land to the Ohlendorfs. Willlmas also sued Beulah A. Ross and the ohlendorls making similar allegations. Tlie lower court found both ICE.SC contracts valid, and held that both parties had breached their contracts, damaging Williams in the sum of 1,800 each. Sympathetic Carpenter Gets Big Dividend on His Cash and Kindness MACON, Go., Miiy 13. (UP) — Twenty years ago, William Johnston, a kindly carpenter, gave a German couple a financial boost to help them through the depression. He passed it off with a shrug when Mr, and Mis. M. P. Hille said: "God Bless you, we'll remember you in our will for this." Today, Johnston learned that thc San Diego, Cal., couple, both of whom recently died, had bequeathed him an estate of i']45,000. Johnston, then a part-time carpenter, was operating a grocery store across the road from the Hilles' in 1920, lie said. They had _ some property at that time but, appeal j with things in an economic mess, they needed financial help badly. He furnished them with groceries, loaned them money to pay taxes, renovated their home and did other favors, just because he liked them and forgetting the cost. Johnston said he didn't know what he would do with the legacy. DOMIMANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST AKKAJMUS AND 8OUTHKABT U1«K>DRI liLYTHKVlLhK, ARKANSAS, MONDAY. MAY 13, 194G Killer Suspect Under Arrest Tcxarkana Officers To Question Former Arkansas Man. ATOKA. Okla.. May 13. (UPI — The search for Texarkana's fauu- lous phantom killed moved to Atoka. Okln., today where officers are holding a 32-year-old man claiming to be an Itinerant oilfield worker for questioning in an attack Friday on the wife of a ranch hand nenr here. The man, who gave his name ns Charles A. Coleman and said he was from Lcwlsvillc, Ark., was arrestsd Saturday in Paris, Tex., on vagrancy charges and returned to Atoku last night. Harrasscd Texas, Arkansas and FBI officers left Immediately to question him. The clean-shaved. 171-pound 6- foot man told Atoka County Sheriff Senators Push Measure to Ban Labor Royalties Bi-Partisan Group Agrees to Oppose Demands by UMW. WASHINGTON, May 13. (UP)A bl-partis'an Senate group agreed today to support a labor law amendment which would forbid collection 01 royalties by unions. They decided informally to-sup- ix>rt a proposal by Sen. Harry F Byrd, D., Va., aimed at the welfare fund royalty demand of John L Lewis, in thc current soft coal dispute. The Senate group, meeting privately, sought to draw up a list of amendments to be offered to labor legislation pending in the Senate. They also considered the lentn- lively approved principle of spon- sorinc other amendments which would: compulsory media- 1. Establish tlnn; 2. Require a 60-day cooling oft Period after the federal mediation service has assumed Jurisdiction of a dispute: 3. Require an additional 30-day period of delay before any strike in a dispute affecting public utilities; 4. Outlaw secondary boycotts: 5. Make unions liable to suit toi breach of contract. Administration BUmrd Among senators the meeting participating In were Republicans Jo- - seph H. Ball of Minnesota; H Alexander Smith of New Jersey, and William F. Kn'okland of California: and Democrats Harrv F Byrrt of Virginia/ Allen J. Ellender of Louisiana and Scott W. Lucas of Illinois. Bull said the' group would work together In sponsoring the group of amendments to the landing watered-down version of the House-approved Case anti-strike bill. The pending bill, as rewritten by the Senate Labor Committee, would merely, 'Mt up a five-man federal • UVL. **,»., LUIU nwnn ijuunuy oiiei in i »"c*ciy .Ki up a uve-man federal L. O. McBride that he was in Tex- mediation board without mandatoiv arkana during the double slayincs ! Powers. " Senate, debate on - . . . with Sen, Raymond E. Willis, R., ind., blaming the Truman adminislration for failure to end thc coal strike. Willis, t-old the .Senate that tht administration has 'used "loaded laws with a plain Intent to political advantage." gain City Furnishes Equipment for Street Project The City of Blythcvillc will cooperate in paving of the street of thc new addition on Hcarn street. Equipment owned by tlie city will be lent for thc paving, bcintf done by W. L. Homer, developer of the subdivision of residences to be sold to ve.tcrans. Tliis is part of a program planned by the city to have all streets paved as soon as possible, it was announced by Mayor E. R. Jackson who snid paving of other streets Is expected to start this Summer. President of Hendrix Addresses Dell Graduates Dr. Matt L. Ellis, president of Hendrix College, was guests speaker Friday night at commencement exercises of Dell High School and Junior High School graduating classes. Medals were presented to Mary Frances Wilson, valedictorian and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dcwey Wilson: and the salutatoriar. N?.ncy Hart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Hart. A medal for the greatest amount of improvement in Public Speak- ine, presented annually by Noble Gill, was presented lo Mary Frances Crawford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Crawford. She also WAS presented a scholarship to Chilllco- the. Mo., Business College. Seniors receiving diplomas other than the three award winners were Elveta Cook. Wanda June Howard, Annie Lois Dobbs, Pauline Malin, Juanlta Hardin, Warreno Brown, Mary Loyce Morgan. Billie Jean Jackson, Nina Sue Austin, Harry Gordon, Noel Winn/Whistle. Perkins and C .-.U — i—_ _. 00001006 r II /-~ . roI lows Cutting Of. Radio Wires .g tne double slaying:. but was not there on May 3, the I Senate, debate on the labor ones- date Virgil Starks was shot and tion opened today with Sen killed and his wife wounded. He do- ' ' ~ "'""" ~ nice! the killings or that he was the man who threatened Mrs. W. E. . .Hannon. . -. | Mrs. Harmon,"however, was quoted by Sheriff McBrirte as Identifying her attacker "except for his whiskers." The man who demanded "food, money and turpentine" from Mrs. Harmon was said to have at. least a two-week growth of beard. Otherwise, he answered Mrs. Har- ; nion's description. He had dark brown hair, gray eyes, wore black boots, a blue shirt, blue trousers with pin stripes and carried a pair of kid gloves cut off above the. wrist. . Mr. Harmon said her attacker wore "just such a pair" of gloves When .he threatened her with an open knife, told her that he already had killed several persons in Te*- arkana and that he intended to rape and then kill her. He was scared away when a riderless horse ran tip to the ranch house. Thc man who threatened Mrs; Harmon was given a bottle of turpentine with which he saturated his feet. Bloodhounds from Oklahoma state penitnetiary at McAlester were unable lo follow his trail. The phantom killer is wanted for Ihe double-slayings Inst March 24 of Polly Ann Moore, 17, and Richard L. Griffin, 29, the shootings April 14 of Betty Jo Booker, 15, and Paul Martin. 17, and thc murder May 3 of Virgil Starks, 36, and thc wounding of Starks' wife who received two .22 caliber bullets in the face when she attempted to telephone for help. Conference in Paris 8INGIE COPIES PITS CENTS 50,000 Pennsylvania Miners Refuse to Recognize Lewis' Order for 14-Day Strike Truce The grim fr.ces of Secretary of slale .mines F. Byrnes, right. n ml sell- ntor Arthur H. Ynmlcnbure of Michigan, left, betray tho Inability 01 the Peace Conference to reach mi agreement on major peace problems at the Big Four Foreign Ministers Conference In Paris, France Byrnes and Vnmlcnbui-B nrc shown ns Ilicy leave one of tl, c sessions. (NF.A Tc'lephol'o.) Labor Unrest Continues to Cause Tension Coal Minors Truce Comas Too Lot* to Halt Some Shutdowns By United Frew Tlie strain on the nation's Industrial fronts continued today In this fucc of prospects of a nation-wide railroad strike by the end of Illc week nnil non-lo-brlght, pro»|>ent for relief from the acute coal shortage under UMW Boss Lewis' order Bending miners back to Iho mines under a truck of two weeks. TJiB Irlice came too lute, to avoid Ihe genera] closing of Ford Motor Co. plants were 110,000 eventually will be affected. Chrysler nl»o laid Operators Agree to Payment Of Disputed Overtime Claims WASHINGTON, May. 13. (U.P.)-The first'big In tho lonjf-ilcudlockcd soft coal negotiations came today'I when tho opcnilors agreed to pay the miners about ?3,000,000 in disputed overtime claims. The agreement , UIH! Ol trlP t\Vrl Tlln l*"*l> o4 11 v.-iK I!,,,_ hliWilr a I fi I Kur losH eiieoui'HgiiiK was tho report miners in western I onnsylvanii, rebelled against John L.™ Lew& Hlnko truco lodny, but mont bituminous workers in weiit " aek to the pit relieve Thc back-to-work movement Moro_tha,, half of Pennsylvania' CIO Membership May Eject Reds Bitter Internal Battle Heads for Showdown At Steefworkers Moat. ASHEVILLE, N. C.. May 13 (UPI —Southern AFL leaders, still mystified by the "sabotage" cutting of radio .wires that stilled a nationwide broadcast by President William F. Green, returned home today to open their campaign f6r 1,000,000 new southern members. American Federation of Labor's ^^H", , blenni «' c °n^rence ad- j mediate problem is to get over thc mated 2^ yries , terd(ay nnd t he ?stl- i hump between nor/ a,«M.he end of sr tS %K s rr ut ,° 2 ! ^? hnrvest in Aiisusi -" sc >'- states In competition with CIO's parallel drive. They heard speaker after charge that the rival CIO campaign was "Conimunist-rtlrected" Hoover Begins Search for Food Truman Gets Report On World Tour to Inspect Famine Areas WASHINGTON, May 13. (UPI-. Former President Herbert Hoover, who has Just';, completed :a nn»'.l~ the-world famine survey for'Presi- dent Truman wil) go to South America to seek more relief food from that nren. Mr. Hoover accepted tlie new assignment as he reported that the food outlook In famine areas still te too uncertain to determine whether a return to food rationing Is ivces- siiry here. Thc 71-year-old former President will leave for South America within two weeks. He will aet as Mr. Tinman's food ambassador, seeking to enlist more aid of'the Latin American nations in tlie worldwide effort lo feed the starving. Following his report to thc President on his 35.000-milc world tour, Mr. Hoover told newsmen thc Itn- Big Four Talks Near New Crisis Decision on Trieste May Herald Success Or Failure of Parley Anothiir 10,000 were livid off at Ihe lirlRBs Body Plant mid I'nckaro faced a possible shutdown If Brigs* Is univhle (o supply needed parts. Al Wn.ihingtori, federal mediator,-! continued pressure for a flnnl settlement of the con 1 dispute. • but there was no Indication cif progress iii negollnlloius between llie union and th 0 mine operators Neither wns there any Inkling of .whether H contract could be wrltlen by Wednesday n-s President Truman had nskcd. Freight embargo IJflrd RHl'lroads resumed hauling sore-. ~"."'' i,i».,i mm ly needed materials to Industrial I,, ro!>Wt ' u ., Phil| P Murray will call plants HI; the freight embargo was 1 ,," conv ontlon to order. At some lifted. Factories which had clone.) 2 h ,° c ,, l ' le Proceedings he probably will have lo ruin on the pro- WASHINOTON, May 13. (U.H.) The chances are about even that hattf Lf " Wttcr ld «>'OBlc«il tattle within the United steel i i?i r i "' Amcri(!ft convention wmch meets tomorrow In Atlantic Four; , " °" TrlcsU! lmmlne ' 11 - illrii r 7, ?,' TrlCStC S<!em<! " likely to decide the success of fail!i . I" conference, and determine whether u |>c.ice because of slipply shortages resulting from the embargo re-opened. 'but for the mo»t part plants which' IUl'1—The HI R closed because .ot lack of coal re-entered their malned closed. ' -With R ' • C»r.*i5gle*tlllnolirSl«t«l '.Corp., largest (mbsldlafy"of U. 8. Steel, .planned lo .operate on only 12 per cent of capacity during the first wuek or tho Uticb. U. 8. Steel officials estimated that the. coal strike had re- prlcty of ft constitutional amendment to bar communists from membership atxl office In thc CIO Union. The Communists themselves regard the threat of expulsion: iis serious, ."The virus of R raised Its head In n number 01 places through rcsoliillons from halting has In * low th>'piU«bi conference will bo possible this sullcd The dispute over tlic Adriatic port region, hns stuck ovit like n sore thumb The magazine "Steel through all the conferences In which would require more than a month the foreign ministers were able lo <o KH steel production back i's 100,000 soft coal min-, CM ignored the truce. v ~, The dissension wu concent rilid'- 1" the rich western Pennsylvania ' fields Solid FueU Administration officials reported production' at lass ln«n 50 per cent in District 2 centering around Pittsburgh, and leu hon 25 per cent in District 1, ccn- terlni; wound Altboni. Lev, Is meanwhlje waited for an Industry move In the deadlocked coiitiacl negotiations There was" a possibility, but no assurance that it brenk might come today Prwi- dctit Trum.,11 lias a-sked both slrifi, lo reach an agreement byrWednes- da> Government official* were ex- pqclcd to demand that another wnlkoul at the end of the truce be averted Refusal of Ihe western 'Peiuuyl^ van la miners to go back to the pits win attributed in part to confusion over their status under Ihe state's unemployment compensation l«wi union leaders ulct some of the men mistakenly believed they would low (heir rights to immediate benefits It they returned to work and then walked otit again at the end of the «£, Penn »J rlv »n'» miner* became eligible for nrst compensation checks r today / >, , j, , , Many Minn Remained ClMed " Many large Pe'rmsylvanla mines remained cloicd, Including caotiTe "lines of the big jtefl companies. ••-'-"• co«l Co, .U..I KinKc naa re- , ^ f" 1 " 1 ?? ,' or su<lh « coiwtllu-' Mttobtttjh-CoiMOlfctaWd ~». «,, of StW.bOO'tbns of i ' , ba , n ' ' lhe communist sun- i world's largest soft coal mining cora- tairgh-Ymmgstown ! *, y , Wnlkei ' ""Id I" a pre-uonven- P»ny, reported only seTen'ol its 1« i llo » nrllcle. i pits In ooeration said TI !.. c s lw n -'«" of, such i lions lire In the main vicious Red In'oi rs '" "• c «»tl»i«.'d. "But Ihero reach tentative compromises" oil full" swlnu nnil build"'up"deplele(i - ro . " m " y wll ° " lso liavo ere glv- I en .second priority, but may order I coal to meet Ihclr needs pnly lo I May 31. Veteran Accepts Position With Brewery Foundation Emit M. Damon, veteran of Iwo branches of service in World War II, has been appointed investigator of thc United States Brewers Foundation for the southern half of Arkansas. To have headquarters In Conway, his family will remain here for the present with plans for possible moving undetermined at present. Mr. Damon's new work will be to investigate complaints of citizens sent to thc Foundation regarding such irregularities as sale of beer to minors and disturbances where beer is sold. Reports of his investigations will be turned over lo the Foundation in Arkansas with headquarters In Little Rock. In addition to serving both In Ihe Army and Navy for more than tw 0 years, he also was a member of the National Guard 11 years. Released from the Army because of over-age, he later was inducted Into the Navy, from Which he received a discharge last Fall. Sincj that time he has been a coin machine mechanic. SSB Agent (o Visit Blytheville Tomorrow A representative of the Jonesboro office of the social Security Board will be at the U. S. Employment Atlas Boles. James fciMus anu, On in Alexander. i Service office in Blythevllfe tomor- Amietle Whistle, daughter of Mr. Ivow from 10 to 11 a.m. Mrs. c. H. Whistle, was valedictorian of the eighth grade graduating class and Deloris Mosley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Mosley, was salutptorian. Twenty eighth grade students received diplomas. Persons who wish to file claims for old-age and survivors Insurance payments under thc Social Security Act may contact htm for assistance In preparing their applications, it was announced. and that thc AFL offered southern labor thc only alternative to what they called the CfO's "carpetbagger invasion of the South." Meanwhile, Ashevllle 'police rechecked all angles of thc mysterious wire-slashing incident, but Police Chief Charles Dermid said there were no new developments. No nr- rests were made. He saicl it Is entirely too early for -™ i, ' tnc vn >' i() » s countries of thc world, -pcakcr i including the United States, to de| clde what steps tliey should take to meet thc anticipated threat of i continued global food crisis no.-:c year. His statement followed disclosure that Economic: Stabilizer Chester Bowles was considering asking Mr. Truman to resume food rationing In this country in August unless Ihe situation improves. Mr. Hoover salrt he bclievc-d the pre-harvcst food crisis could be mot under a new program worked out by his six-member food study group. White House Secretary Charles G. Ross snkl Mr. Truman congratulated Mr. Hoover on a "splendid job" In his world Inspection tour. He asked Mr. Hoover to go to South America within two weeks and Ihe former President agreed. cncc with Premier Attlec. He returned In lime for today's meeting There appeared little hope of agreement on Trieste unless Russia withdrew her slroniily-worclcd rtn- mimd tlrnl Yugoslavia get the port, 'coal'crUls'had reached about 2.000,or thc western powers had an u,i-'0<W. but .workers across lh« coun- expcclcd change of heart. I try In coal-affi-eted industries were V. M. Molotov sought to drive n returning to full employment as j iKu'Knin by surrendering Soviet l' ! o truce began, claims on Tripolllnnla and cutting With a temporary solution of reparations deinnmls. hoping to get t'"> coal crisis effected, observers Anglo-American agreement on Tri- .were awaiting somo Indication from este in return. .Jmncs F. Byrnes and President Truman on whether ho the union. The Communist* contend, on the contrary, Hmt they I arc Ihe mainspring of union aim , "Unemployment and part lime em- I ^"^"''Tn^^nV enc , rgy ' 1 , movcfl ,|)loymont during Ihe height of the ! ""!* nb * .' lcc|) con ? cr » r ° 1 '. »>« »d nnnl . nvl»,_ ., .1 1. _ .1 _< '..i nnnr. JHIU UI or the na- the Soviet Infant Dies of thc place incident. Frost Causes Crop Damage In Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.. May 13 (U.P.)_Frost damaged orchards »id gardens in Minnesota ana North Dakoia In n weekend cold snap. Department of Agriculture officials said today. Snow blanketed the rich Red Raver Valley wheat fields, but wheat, flax and other small grains were not damaged, officials reported. Wheat farmers said moisture trom rain and snow outweighed damage to produce. end dropped to 12 degrees above with Holt Funeral Home In' c-harRi- i S^urday afternoon, zero at Jamestown, N. D., and ~ ' ' ' ' were, below freezing generally throughout northern Minnesota. American Art Lovers Compare Acts of U. S. With Looting by Nazis Death of the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. John Landrum early, Sunday followed his birth by five hours. He died at 1 a.m. at'Walls Hospital, where the mother Is a patient. Her condition today was satisfactory. Funeral services were hrld yesterday morning ,it Memorial Bevin refused to yield. Daylight Bomb Incident Causes Alarm in Madrid MADRID, May 13. (UPI-A bomb exploded in the postoffice squnie v I x / at 1:30 p.m. today, the first day- N Y "Klit blast in a series of such incidents. Police guards In the postoffice building fired on persons suspected or placing and lighting Ihe fuse of the bomb. Early reports said tllc suspccls were arrested. blast [(aciserl considerable would seize the railroads. 'Hie strike dole was set ny engineers nnd trainmen of major roads. Other Inbor developments were hrighler. Seventy-five thousand Westlnglioii.sc Electric employes lin- gnn returning to their jobs with settlement of n llD-rtny strike. NEW YORK, May 13. (U.P.) Cotlon closed steady. Mar 2786 2789 2781 Mny 2740 2740 2730 July 2762 27G2 2751 Ocl. 2777 2779 2711 Dec 2780 2784 2775 alarm because of the prominence ' s P° t ' ! closed nominal at and thc hour of tho down 5 - 2786 27:17 2756 277:t 277S 27 IS Child is Buried Livestock Ihe American people. There Is a side-lino dispute, also, wlulli- cr Ihe Communist.-; sock primarily lo further tho national interests of the United Stales tlonal Interests of Union. A row wllhln Die CIO over Communism not only would damage llie organization but it would seriously Impair the efficiency 01 Sidney Hillman's Political Action Committee. Republican and > Democratic politicians nnd AFL. leaders will follow developments with much Interest. The J. W. infant son of pfc. and Mrs. Rambo was drad at birth WASHINGTON, May 13 run) —Ninety-five art authorities todaf compared the U. s. removal of German Paintings lo this with Nazi looting. They urged President Truman and Acting. .Secretary of state , _ o'clock, at Besides his parents, thc baby Is ' n 'vthcvllle Hospital, condition of survived by a brother and two '"" mother, the former Miss Launa. sisters. John, Donna Sue and Ad.i ! Brf> dy, today was satisfactory. Fay Lnndrum, who reside with their ' nii s wns thn first child born parents at Vine and 21st streets i to tllc couple. Thc father is stationed at Fort Ord. Calif. Funcinl services were held yes! tcrday aflerr.oon at Cobb Funeral Home by the Rev. A. R Mabry, pas- N. Y. Stocks ST. r OIJIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. May 13. (UPl— Livestock: Hogs: 9.500: salable C.OOO, salable early rounl 5.400. Market aclive, steady throughout; 80-130 Ibs. fccd- ItiB pigs $15.50-15.25; medium to choice slntiRlilcr barrows and gilts SI4.80; sows and stags SM.05. Catttr: .3.600: salable 2.500; calves. 1.500. all salable; steers consist of around 20 loads, including odd lots. Market active; slaughters steers steady to 25 cents higher; heifers,' to Martyr Buried Under Tension IRA Marches BELFAST, May 13. (U.R)—The outlawed Irish Republican Army marched In Belfast again today, this time In the funeral procession of its adjutant general who starved himself to death as all IRA "martyr." For Ihrce tense hours, 400 members of Ihe IRA moved with measured military tread Ihrough the heavily guarded streets of Belfast, escorting the body of Scon McCaughy. McCaughy died Rtitilrri»y in Maryborough prison In fcrlc. i pits In operation rusohi- Elsewhere than Pennsylvania however, nearly all the miners were back at work and production was expected to be normal by'tomorrow. The resumption of work insured uninterrupted operation of vital services and offered some relief for other Industries. There.wouW be little net Improvement in industrial piospects, however, If 'the miners struck ngaln in two weeks. Mr Truman has asked Lewis and Ihe operators to bring him a epn- iMiot ' Wednesday, n week and a linlf before the truce expires. Government officials, "refusing to >•'predict whether the Wednesday deadline could be met,' admitted that no progress had been' made since the President made his request Friday The negotiations have been stymied by Lewis' derailnd that thc minors be paid back overtime claims before bargaining proceeded .on -n. ncw contract: The dispute involved more than $3.000,000 which the union contended the miners should receive because they were paid at slralght time instead "of overtime rates for four Saturdays after Idle holidays last year. Tlie money has been paid by Illinois operators and some individual companies in other districts. Slayer of Two Soldiers Used / Army Carbine NUERNBERG, May 13. (UP)— Military sources said today- that the shots which killed two U. S. soldiers near a Nuernberg park last Friday night were believed to have been fired from ah American carbine. ,' . Criminal Inrestljation agents were concentrating , their Investigation of llie double murder on American soldiers billeted In the'area where the two Stars and Stripes staff had been on a lujrt£cr strikr tt I members, v/cre shot. days In an effort to win consid - The rtc'uns were Identified as T-4 Pant R. Skclton and S-Sgt. William Timmons. Their home town eratlon of a plea that IRA men be classified as political rather than criminal prisoners. Among those at the graveside A T & T American 'Tobacco Anaconda Copper country i Bethlehem steel \m 1-2 tor of Church of God on Lilly I stron e: spoln "n cows 25 cents high- 'Chi General Elecrtic General Motors "JSlroet, with burial at Number Nine •17 7-8 I Ccmc ' cr y. 105 7-8 I . ' 29 '- 20 !N. O. Cotton er: vealcrs 25 cents higher; choice i 1.083-lb. steers jn.15; seVEr.il loads and lots $16.50-16.90; most good day of here. slmlUw hunger strike Acheson to return 200 mas- Montgomery Ward terpeces to German museums im- N Y Central mediately. Jut Harvester The paintings brought to this f North Am Aviation cou "' r y cember from oermany last De- Include 15 Rembrandls. »ph»el«, five Tltlans and lx Rubenses. The paintings were taken from 4fi 7-8 71 1-8 100 1-2 2S 7-8 98 13 3-8 Republic Steel 36 1-2] July Radio ifi 1-8 ! Oct. Socony Vacuum 17 Studebaker 313-4 .Standard of N J NEW ORLEANS, May 13. (U.P.) —Cotton closed steady. Mar 2788 2791 2785 2786 May 2723 2723 2723 2746 2746 2740 2775 2776 27S3 p erm * n ent collections of Kaiser, Texas Corp 64 FTiedrich Deutsches Miueums in Packard 10 B * rll n, ' lu a Slfel 85 1-2 Dec. 2781 2781 JT70 Chicago Rve May July 252H 252*, 2S2H 2S3H H8'.- 148'.u 148!i IM'.i steers $15.25-16.25: medium $13.SO15.00: good and choice heifers «nd mixed yearlings $15.25-16.50; medium $12.25-14.50; common and medium beef cows $10.00-12.50; can- 'ners and cutters mostly $7.50-9.50; 2T86 shelly canners down to »7.00; good 27'3 beer bulls $14.00-14.25; odd head lo *<4iJ $14.50; medium to good snunge 2766 bulls $12.50-13.50; c»nnen and cutters W.50-11.00; choice vwJern 1 16.75; medium to good tl2.2S-13.50; null and common tt.7t-iO.75; slaughter steers $11.00-17.2}; slaughter heifers $10.50-17.25; feeder feeder steers $10.50-10.50. . Council Meeting Delayed Tlic monthly meeting of the City Council, scheduled for tomorrow night, will not be held, It was announced today by Mayor E. R, Jackson. Dale of the meeting has not been decided but will be announced later. Weather ARKANSAS—Cloudy with showers and thunderstorms today, to. night and Tuesday, W*rm*r tod»y 'and tonight. addn •eases were : not listed here.. Small Boy Dies J»me* Harold Woody. 10-d»y-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Woody, died Friday night at the-family residence In Dogwood community. The baby, who died at 10: IS o'clock, had been ill since btrtii. Funeral services were rxJd yesterday afternoon 2 o'clock, at Bono, •Vrk, with burtal there. Besides .nta (>•«••*, fee U*r )e» ves two brctlHD •; tat torn sisters, 'AnK», EpMliiijMn. -Ctouicc Allen ,and VTUJ Wvurt ' Woody. Holt Fuo«r«l He** -n* tu '

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