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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS 11..* THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER O* NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLV—NO. 33 Blythevllle Daily Newi Blylheville Courier Blytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, APRIL HO, 1JM9 WIGHT PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS »Added Meetings On Red Blockade Offer Scheduled Current Discussions Called 'Satisfactory' By State Department WASHINGTON, April 30. M*>—A State Department official snicl to- rliiy that "there will be other meetings" on tlie Berlin blockade situation between American Ambassador Philip jessup anl Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Jakob A. Malik. Tills information, Indicating officially that the Soviet-Americai negotiations huve not yet renche* a final decision, came from do part men t press officer Michael «! McDcrmott, A short time earlie he hart talked with Jessup. Jessup, meanwhile, conferred \vlt! Assistant Secretary of Stale Deal Rusk, one of the department's to Apolitical officers, and with Conn |^-elor Charles E. Bohlen, an exner on Russian policy. Secretary of State Acheson an Undersecretary of State Webb both out of town, McDermott said He added that there is no polic significant to their absences froi the city. He said Acheson is s his nearby Maryland farm restmi McDcrmott reported that Jessu telephone Acheson from New Yor last night concerning results Jcssup's lates talk with Malik. Earlier In New York, America Informants had said that the nice ing was "satisfactory," Secrecy Reimposcd McDermott made clear -light s crecy had been reimposed on the negotiations after the outburst of Information Tuesday, which followed Russian disclosure of a proposal to lift the blockade. In connection with the prospect for other meetings, McDermott snid no date had been set for a follow- up Jessup-Malik talk- Western delegates said it Is not yet time to -become Loo optimistic about a settlement of the 10-month stalemate, , But after hearing Jessup's report kon his two and one-half hour talk with Malik they obviously were encouraged. Also, one Western source said the West- found rib "jokers" in the deal suggested by Russia. The talks are going all right for the four powers, with the Wesb partSuuiHi'ly satisfied at the pre- Shanghai's Fence Defense Service Council Plans Activities President Suggests Official Designation Of Liaison Officers The Rev. L. D. Strubhar, chairman of the newly organized Blytheville Community Service Council. today was preparing letters to be sent to the presidents of each of the civic and service organizations the city asking that council representatives be designated by each of the clubs. The new council will undertake to correlate the community betennent projects which are undertaken by by the Individual clubs and assist with the overall program in order that the city may reap a maximum in benefits from a unified development program. The Blytheville Chamber of | 3nm- merce assisted in setting up the new council and Worth D. Holder, secretary manager for the C. of C.. has listed 46 agencies for membership, II is possible that this number be increased. Membership on the service council is open to civic organizations working for the betterment of ^'vtrcville. the betterment of Blytheville Ibilt wooden fence to oppose Chinese Communists armies is shown above. This wooden defense line Is approximately 35 miles long sludciert with pill boxes, one of which is shown at U'ft. lAP Wirephoto via radio from Shanghai.) Malmedy Probe By Senate May Be Taken to Europe WASHINGTON. April 30 (f?) — Senators probing the Army's prose- ctilr>n of Germans for the notorious Malmctiy massacre may carry their mve.'.ti sat ion to Europe. Soirttor Baldwin (R-Connl, chairman of nn Armed Services Svib- comni'Uci 1 , told a reporter the trip is being cniLshicrert, but there Iris bee it no decision yet. Lewis to Deal With Southern Coal Operators WASHINGTON, April John L. Lewis today agreed to bar- 30. separately with Southern eon) producers, The president of the United Mine Workers, in a letter to Jose pi i E. Moody of the Southern CoM Producers Association, suggested that the negotiations begin Monday, June G, nt Rhieficlri. W. Vn. The conl contract expires June 30, In other producing nrciis n,s well ns In the South. Moody had served notice of termination of the uxtaltng terms at that time. Lewis called this n "pro- Administration Trying to Save New Labor Bill Worried Democrats Take Beating from GOP-Dixic Coalition WASHINGTON. April 30. (/!•»— Worvtfil AdllllntslraliOM Dl'lnoiT buckled down tudny lo the Job of snvlng thdr Inbor bill from ilu in the House. They took H severe licullng yesterday. Hut (hey hud three ilnys more to round up voles aunln.s .substitute lilll Mipiicn-' d by stroiiR. confident House bloc of Republicans and Southern Ueino- e re-1 s. After winding up tlu>lr (omth stormy day of lubor di'b:Uc, lenders of Ixilh purl lex imreed In n truce until Tuesday The House will luhe U|> other buKini'.ss Momtuy. On (be; imird. both Miles still predicted victory. C'linlmmn Lesln.skl (I}-MlHi> of Hie Lubor Committee, sponsor of Ilic admlnlslrutlrm bill, deeliired House lenders have enough plrdRi-s. Including -some from Republicans lo tinhl off tbe substitute offered by tie|>. Wood (I)-CiiO. Pi-ivulely. sntne rdmlnistrallon lleutciinnts told reporters they believed they Iwd lost ground durini: the lust two dnys of debate, liut they insisted that the (ground eould be reRiiiuert over the weekend. Get Aid friun Kaylmrn Their drive for voles sot a bin push from Speaker Rnybnrn (13- Tcxl. Hayburn, who seldom takes the floor for or against liny meii- surc, iinnnunced he will spenk iiRainsl the Wood bill next week. Ills brief speeches usually carry considerable weight will) both ne- Nuns Evacuated From Shanghai Nuns of the- order of Ihr lU'iut check Mii'duitli ciislnms o£f[- cluls in Slinnyhni Tlmi'Mluy ns they prepare lo board tho I'li-.siiU-nt Wit- sou shortly before It salk'd with more than :iO() por.SOILS nijuuitl, many of them .Americans, The ship is mi route to the iwlliu const, Other pusscnmns wull In liuck- H round for their luni bin [on 1 the ftiMnms oflk-iuls. iAl* WiiophiiU) vLn I'utlio from Kiuvn};hui.) "Tli.'rr are main- important wit- " cr "°tlcc." producers It; other dls- sent position. The delegates of the ; u w;; - j na i ca ted that the rcpresent- four powers here a re r epor tl ng to their home government's. It Is not yet clear where or when the next r 3ve will come. One -influential western delegate said the time has almost arrived for the Jessup-Malik conversations to be broadened to Include Sir Alexander Cadogan of Britain and Jean Chauvel of France. German Railways Heady HAMBURG, Germany, April 30- (fp) —Western German railways are ready to run 30 freight trains a day to Berlin if the blockprte is lifted. Officials said today that given the all-clear, they can get 20 trainloads of coal .to the city within 24 hours. Plans for the resumption of traffic are complete down to the last detail. Opening of New U. S. Bond Drive I JSet Back a Day WASHINGTON, April 30. 07V- Opening ceremonies of the nations savings bond drive have been moved back one day following a pro test by the Ministerial Alliance ol President Truman's home town o Independence, Mo. The ministers explained that thi elaborate May 15 kick-off cere monies In both independence and Kansas City would interfere witl high school baccalaureate services The four major radio network which are to broadcast the opening tive be selected by each organiza- ion will serve as liasion officer be- ween the council and his respective ;roup. Presidents of the various lubs will be considered ex-offieio nembers of the council, the Rev. Sir. Strubhar indicated. The official club representatives will serve to keep the council in- ormcd of various projects within he individual group discussions vi thin the individual organiza- ions, and to advise members of his ndividual group of discussions witli- n the community service council, t was explained. He expects to announce soon tho members of an executive committee and plans for the initial council meeting will be made when that committee meets. The council was organized Thursday afternoon at a session held In the City Hall. in Gmv.aiiy and other places who must be brought here if thi* committee doc.s not U° there to question them," Baldwin said. Hi: s-i'.iii about 10 more -scssioiw will br needed to complete hear- iiifz:-, ou the matter. Tn n group heard conflicting testimony >'(•,'• Lei'dtiy about the trials and conviction of some of the Nazi stirm trocpers who lined up un- I armed American prisoners in Belgium -md mowed them down with machine puns and other weapons. Gordon Simpson, former Texas supreme court justice who made a special trip to Europe to review tha trials, testified that there is no doub- ?11 those given death sentences for their part in the massacre "were present and participated." But thf Dallas attorney said he and other investigators had recommended life terms instead of death because "I didn't want to see anybody lump on a record that may have blemishes in It." Originally, 39 Germans were sentenced to die for their part in the massacre. That number was later cut to -six, but the Army Depart- men t said there will be no executions uniH Ihe senators finish their investigation. Arguments Are Heard In Suit on Cash Funds trlcts, however, have withheld such notice. Nfoody asked for separate negotiations instead of being Included— as last year—In th e n a lion wide bargaining Involving almost the entire soft coal industry. Lewis agreed to this. He even accepted Moody'5 proposal that the conference be open lo the press and to the public. Last year Lewis would not meet with Moody at all until Judge T. Alan Ooldsborougii ordered him to do so In a federal court Injunction Issued here under the Taft-HnrUey Act. Lewis -today suggested—"respectfully," he said—that bargaining be In Bluefleld bccnusc that city Is easy for people on both sides to rench. Lewis also suggested that the joint conference be composed of 36 representatives of the union and "equal representation oT signatory coal operators." The UMW chief has kept silence j on what he will ask In negotiations the new contract. Speculation, owever, has centered on a demand T more money for the union wel- ire fund, which now gets a royal- r of 20 cents on each ton of coal lined, and a possible call for a norter work wccck without rednc-r ion In pay. publicans and Dcmomils. The speaker refused, however, to comment on LI report thnt he wUl slate administration willingness to accept some amendments to the Lcslnki bill. Thnt measure would rcpcul Ihe Taft-Hiu'Mey law, nntl put- hi ILs place a revamped Wagner Act including some changes recommended by president Truman. During yesterday's hrcllc debate. the House refused. 275 to 37, to throw out the present Inw and reenact the Wagner Act tn- Senate Debates Education Aid Fund Division WASHINGTON, April M ..... (,T)-~ A Konnto scrap over n $:WO,CIIH),WW federal nlil In education bill rrnltn*- ctl Intliiy n round I he riucsUon (if how lo (hvldo the niouny utno thn isliiU'.s. Tlu- Issue; wiis IOS.SLM! itilo (i)i lnn debit tr ou the bill yc'.sli-nlny hy Reiiulor l-otlne ( Ilr offered nn ninetulnu'nt lo distribute the money through n $10 yc-nrlj payment for each public .schoo tnct — Just an it was on the books from 1035 to 1047. - Philippine Courts Asked To Outlaw Huks Blamed for Slaying Mrs. Quezon MANILA, April 30. <&>— Philippine courts were asked today to outlaw tlie Communist-directed Huk- balahap army as public indignation continued high over the ambush slaying of Mrs. Aurora Quezon. The motion to outlaw the armed peasant guerrillas came from Manila City Prosecutor Eugcnio Angeles in connection with a sedition case pending against three Huk- balahap suspects. Meanwhile an estimated 2,000 government troops wete engaged j i» tracking down the slayers of the event., in the two communities ™e K iCl ° W of the Philippines "«t pns- asked by Mr. Truman to change ! ! dcllt ancl n othcrs - Authorities their schedules. NBC. ABC and Mutual agreed, and CBS was trying to re-arrange Us proGramming. I have Identified the group that nt- I tacked Mrs. Quezon's motor party Tho Treasury Depar' nent announced the change yesterday. H snld the Sunday night date had been sekctcd oligitmlly because more people could be reached on that night. The bond drive will run from May 16 through June 30. with a goa'l of Sl.tMO.MO.OOO in "E" bonds. About 3,000,000 volunteer workers are expected to participate in the campaign. Hukbalahaps. The government force was ployed in the rugged Sierra de- School Board at Sfee/e Names Superintendent Rrssrll Writ-lit of Bloomfield. Ma, lias bc"K named to succeed O. T. Coi! ar Mipnintenrtent of the Steclc, Mo.. ron»olidatrd school district, the board of education there an- nounccri Mr. today. i;. who has been superin- range northerst of Manila. Sketchy reports from the area last night said the guerrillas had been contacted and fighting was under way. LITTLE ROCK, April 30. l/F Opposing attorneys were to argue today whether cash funds are unconstitutional for state Institutions. Pkllaski Chancellor Frank Dodge, in whose court validity of such funds is ! eing tested, without decision after hearing testimony yesterday. He said he would let the lawyers present their views about the law in the matter today. The chancery hearing was on a suit of Rep. James A. Gipson of Saline County who asked that branches of state government be en- Joined from use of cash funds—accounts Into which moneys olher than taxes are paid and from which expenditures are made without spe cific legislative authorization. 'Quake Is Recorded NEW YORK, April 30. (A>) —, "fairly severe" earthquake shoe was recorded on the Fordham Unl versily seismograph last night. The Rev. Joseph J. Lynch, seis mologist. estimated the quake wa 0,600 miles from New York,'in th South Pacific. The first shock W? recorded at 8:42.38 p.m. (EST), th second at 8:45.49. British Airlift Plane Missing over Germany BERLIN. April 30. Wt—A four- cnglned British airlift plane, believed to carry a crew of four, disappeared today on a flight from Berlin lo West Germany. Airlift liaison officers said the ship was many hours overdue, and had not been heard from since n radio message nine minutes after the takeoff. Tlie Royal Air Force sent search planes aloft to seek some trace of the missir.t, craft. Soybeans : iremen's 4-Day Training School Concluded Here Tlie four-day fire school conduct- d IhLs week In Blythevllle ended ast night with a fish supper glvon )y members of BlythevUle's volun- cer fire department at the No. 2 Fire Station on West Main Street. Guests of honor at the supper were Chief John Hurley, of Little Rock, state fire Instructor, and iis assistant, W. A. Turner also of Little Rock, who conducted the school. Other guests Included officials of the new city administration. Classes of the school ended Thurs. day night with a demonstration by Chief Turner on the various types of water drafting and pumper work. The school began Tuesday night. Chief Hurley again praised the work being done by the Blythevllle department and stated that city officials will be notified of the results of the training school by the slate officials within the next two weeks. He stated thnt he was not allowed to reveal any recommendations made by him anrt his staff but Indicated that Blytheville should retain Its Class Six fire insurance rate 'classification. Reds Order Allies To Withdraw All Forces in China SAN FRANCISCO, April so. on— The Chinese Communists today demanded that Britain, the United Stales and France "quickly" withdraw their armed forces, warships antl military aircraft from Chlnn. At Ihe samj time, they promised "lo protect all foreign niillonnls In China who enK»Re In normal vocations" and snld they "are will- Ing to consider the establishment of diplomatic relations with foreign countries." The statements were r'adc by Gen. LI Tao. spokesman for Ihe headquarters of the Peoples Liberation Army (Commuulsll of China In a Pelplng radio broadcast heard In San Francisco by' the Associated Press. The bill now calls for dividing the money by n complex fnnnuhi whlcl taken Lhlo minimi nol only the mlier of children 5 lo 17 yi;n d In a tittle but ulsn the uimun come of Us ic-slilcnt.s. Under the till! us timv wi Itlcn ic federal pay men I. 1 ; for U'iu;lier ilnrlM and (jthor school opcrulln •([icnscs would vary from .Ihl in the richest stoles in sl.uhll vcr $29 n child in the poorrsL Tlmt, l/od^c said. Is "rld!i;ultni.s." Ic said n sUili 1 can't be claK-sS- ed as rich or poor "simply ou the asis of how much income its ent.s have rcroivcti over a given crlod of lime." Senator nmiglus in-Ill) said 704 Scouts Participate In S. Missco Camporee About 104 Hoy Scouts from sevci troops in South Mississippi Count and Iheir leaders partlclpalcd ii the annual Camporee at Hnrrlsbun corner, yesterday nd Thursday. According to Herbert Shlpim camporec chief, IL was one of In most successful camporces con ducted here for Ihe past few year and marked a definite itnprovcmci in scouting activities. The camporce opened Thur^da afternoon, and a campflrc progra that night was directed by Westo P. Ellis of Victoria, eampfirc chic when most of ihc troops prcscnlc stunts or games for the olh Scouls. Activities yesterday Include judging nn choice of campsite camp craft, scout craft, and tl abilities of the patrols In the field evenls. Ratings have not been determined, but Ihc Iroops will l>n notified of the rating given them soon. May [Trices F.O.B. Chicago) High Low Close 226 1 i 223- 1 ; 225-225'i a m >T v school has been constructed, new courses Inaugurated and the enrollment increased from 1,200 to 1,500, recently resigned as superintendent nr.d a-^kerf to be placed ;« iiteh school mathematics Instructor. Mr. Coil said that his resignation was due to (he mounting responsi- bilille<; a.= .superintendent and his need ^ "take things a little more easy " He has been teaching school for the. past 41 years, CrvSon «'*'« Youth Leader Gets 3-Year Sentence NUERNBERG. Germany, April 30 Nov 203'.i 202 202 New York Stocks 144 7-8 67 1-2 29 7-8 30 1-8 50 1-2 132 1-2 37 . 57 1-2 . 23 1-2 , 53 1-4 . 17 1-2 . 9 3-4 . 12 . 22 1-4 _ 16 Nuernberg Dcnozlfication Court al-1 Standard Oil N. J. ".,.... 61 3-4 (C'ln.siii); Quotations) Am. T & T Am. Tobacco ...... Anaconda Beth Sleel Chrysler Coca Cola General Electric .... General Motors .... Int. Harvester Montgomery Ward .. National Distillers .. '" i Itrti id No. Amn. Radio f/T*)—Arthur Axmann, one-armc Hitler Youth leader, was sentenced ! to three years at hard labor today j Republic Ste "major Nazi offender." The I Socony-Vacuum Aviallon .. so ordered his property confiscated Sears, Roebuck but he wa sallowed to keep 3,0001 Texas Co. Deutscheniarks ($1,000) as a war U. S. Steel disabled person. 37 1-8 54 1-8 13 1-8 Weather jOdgfi's amendment would reduce roposcd fecleml Md futids for "10 morer states and ulvr more mciney o stales like New York. Connncl- cut nntl my own slato of Illinois." Ooil(!ljis said he's uRulnst that Manse he hcllcvrs It is "In Hie mtlonnl Interest In more nearly riunllzo education nppnrtuiiille.i." Senntc approval of I he bill In one 'orm or another seems certain. Lodge said lie will vnlo trir It himself even If his amendment effort falls. Onr'c the question of how to divide the money Is derided, l.o:li;c hns another umendrmnl thnt would bar federal education aid lo states whose public schools are mil open lo all pupils "without regard lo rare, color, creed or national origin." Myers s,;!d he is confident th;it ninciidmrnl will be licked. Health Unit Busy, Report Reveals 10,000 Immunizations, Disease Checks Made In Past Three Months Approximately 10.000 Immunl/.a- lions iind disease chucks were coin- plated diirliiu the [Irat, quiulcr of Hill! by the Nmlh Mississippi Iminly Health mill. Mrs. Aim •'111. health nurse Sldll today. Of the 10.000 approximately ImlJ UHH were typhoid shots. Other titlons Included w.t small vaccinations, 1,031 dl|itlicrlu am rtailUS SllOlN. 003 WllOtlpllIK COUg] Hhols, 1.1 r>» blond lesls In the ofllot Work nf llio hniltl) mill Incliiclec euro Inr 11 CUSPS n( cnininiinlcnlil cllst-nsr.s, two of whlctl wurn pall mid tlirco of wlilcli were incnlii gltls. Dill-hilt the Ilrsl ciuurlor 574 ton ImiulliMii were Issued heulth corttt IcuLcs covering various pha imbllc licnlth- o.liuu ort niiinirrcBis"' '' A major work nt (lie null was 2(JO visits to contacts siis])et;ls nnd nrtlvc tllbu'rciilusls ense.s. iitul work willi lliu moblli! untt In making Kpliroxllnalely H.OOO chest, x-rnys, nntl the (leltn plantation survey to Klvc ti.OOO hlond le.sts. Dm-lllg Ihn qunrlcr 20'4 were sent lo Hot .S|>rlii|;s for licnlnient nt tlie Uii|ild Trout merit. C'enler, 10 of wlikh were from Llie •!(; mntcin- lly nnses rcjiorled nt the unit,. Cliiliheu's cute other limn Immunizations In schools Inclntle five Well Child Conference, nlld llio exnmlrm- llons of nhont 2,1100 for skin In- ((M'lluns iind podlcnll. In Mm Mnnlln Kclmols mid Ihc niyllicvlllo Illnh Pcluml I lie Mussiicllllsells vlMllll Icslliiu lias liecn done, Mrs. Kill snld Hie Inelrincnl weather luitl prohlhlted vtsilhi^ Rome iircns of (lie county earlier In Ihc yenr, lint thnt vaccinations, clc., v,*crc beluK ficheclulcd for Ihosc nreas now. Red Army Moves To Point 23 Miles From Hangchow Government Workers Are Told to Leave; Militia Takei Over By Tom lumber! SHANGHAI, April 30. WV-Oom- 11)11111.11 columnn today rolled to within 33 miles of Hangchow In ui< apparent move to knock out th»» nnclior to liic whole Nationalist position on the Shanghai front. The newspaper.Sin Wan Pao Mid KOVI'I nincnt employes In Hangchow hud been ordered to leave and thai Icx-ully-orRanlMd mllltla took over police duties. This infill Indicate the Nationalist soldiers liiul withdrawn from th« ccislnl clly, 121 rail miles southwest of HliaiiKlml. There WM nothing official lo hear out this, however. The Shanghai garrison communl- <l»i« said Hint one Communist column luid reached Tcchlng, 23 road miles nnith ot Hnngchow. Earlier thi- Garrison snld Nationalist troop* linrt withdrawn from Wukang, 12 miles west of Tcchlng. Artillery Flr« Heard ' sin Wnn PRO reimrted artillery 10 could bo hcnrd In Hsngchow. 'liu city was quiet and moat shop* 'lire closed. •*: (The Communist radio boasted hut the iiuilii battle raged 70 mile* r 60 northwest of Hangchow, wher« t said seven government armlet vere Implied and were being "»n- ilhllatcd." (This would mean more than •10.000 Nationalists, or nearly one- lilrd of the lolal force assigned to lefend llio tiow-punotured NanUng- ""laiiKlinl-Hiiiinehow triangle. (There wn.i little to mdlc»t« th» NnllnnallsLs were inittlng up much resistance on the Hangchow front, iillhoituH previously strong government forces were reported moving up to block the Red advance.) The communique said that unit* of llio Communist S9th Army, based on Soochow to the weit of Kunshan, now also were advancing toward BlmiiRhnl. They carried with Iheni some nrtlllcry. Five hundred Red ralden atruelc Inlo the rice district of Ghangshu, SB road miles northwest of Shanf- hnl. It wns still too early to ten whether this represented a ni/an r.'vtm thn~VAiiV-4i'i «oijMf:Jbank to scnl off 81 mil ghat'ffoni'-the "§•*.- Drpartarn Sp««rted Hie tfepnrture of Chtnene and forolRners from Shanghai «ped on without, letup. American and Chinese planet took off with mostly capacity loads. The U. S. liner Gordon will dock In SlmtiRlml Sunday to take on mor* tliau 1,000 evacuees, There will b« 700 Chinese, 100 Americans and 200 irr foreigners. I'lic U. 8. Navy withdrew the lart Its fighting crnft from th« inRIHio In the henrt of Shang- il. All Navy ships nre now anchor- al VVoosung at the mouth of th« Pollen kcj>t up an alert for dom- imlst.s Infiltrating Into Shanghai om the countryside. They reported iey had rounded up more than 000 persons who were without sidcnce certificates. Arkansas forccas': Scattered showers this afternoon, tonight and Sunday. Warmer In east portion tonight. Missouri forfrasl: Mostly cloudy tonight and Sunday, scattered showers or thunderstorms west. Occa- Arkansan Is Killed When Hit by Truck ALBUQUERQUE. N. M.. April 30. Wj—Jay Hancock, 27. Amity. Ark., was killed four miles west of here late Friday when he wns struck by ft truck. A companion, Iy>wcll C. Whisenhunt, also of Amity, was treated for shock and hrulse.s. Police quoted the driver of the Throe British MP's Released by Soviets BfRI/IN Api II 30 lil'i—Three Uri- tish niililp.ry |y>liccrncn .seized in the niiFsinn sector ucre released by Soviet authorities today nftcr llrini; detained for 2-1 hours. The soldiers had ben tnkcn Into cilstidy while they v.eie investl^a- line a rnit) by Communist nolir.e >n a city-owned farm which straddles the BiUlsh-Rovirt. sector border. Ttu- Bi-ttlsh Immrrliatelj urolesled. Seven rnitlsll soldiers in all were picked up this week and held In Ru.v:!aii - occupied territory. Pour weir. !nkc-n into custody earlier while p.ilrolliii5 on the Zon^l border in Western Germany, niiey still are held. Release of the trio was negotiated on ati oper hk'hwny hy &wlct Lt. Col. Srroiu.v and IlntUli Lt. Col. Truman Receives Only Partial Paycheck Duo To House-Senate Row WASHINGTON. April 30. f/r President Truman Bot only a partial pay check today—probably nboiit one-third of the $12.500 Apr! pay to which he's rntltlfd nuclei his reccnl, raise. The curtailed jmy check resulted from the deadlock between House mid Senate on the SMS.OOO.OOO de fleucy appropriation bill. It car ries funds for tho salary boost re cenlly approved by Congress, nloni with such Kerns rts funds for Whit House repairs and pay money fo some other federal workers. A While House spokesman sal the check, arrived on schedule a the While House, hut. It «ns onl a "partial" one. Tlir,cxact sum W not reve.ilcd. sional light rain southeast toriltjht. triirt: as saying he hit the two pe- Snnrisy. scattered showers or thuii- ' deslrians while attempting lo avoid a collision with an oncoming vehicle. I Southern Pacific « 3-4 I—20.65. derstorms. Warmer southeast Sunday. Minimum this morninc -56. Maximum yesterday—67. Sunset today—6:44. Sunrise tomorrow—5:10. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m. today—none. Total since Jan. 1—22.27. Mean temperature (midway between liiBh and low—61.5. Normal mean for April—61. This flair I.asl Year Minimum this morning—53. Maximum yesterday—79. Precipitation Jan. 1 lo this date New York Cotton NEW YORK. April 30. <IP> ing cotton quotations: Afay . July . Oct. . Dec. . March May 3326 3250 2921 2000 2890 2372 IjOW 3320 3245 2912 2892 2882 2863 —Clos- Closc 3325-215 3245-46 2916 2894 2885N 28G6N Middling spot: 33.65N, oft S. (N— nominal.) J. Corbctt, Demonstration Banned SHANGHAI. Apr bhanchal Rarrison banned observan <iVt— The roiinnnnd today of May Day. Commander Chen Tn-cliinp; told labor that the cily WLIS on a war footing and there \vmilcl hr no public (inthcrlngs, dcinonslrations or jiaradc.s. To E/ect Parliament OTTAWA, April 30. fPy-Cana- da's parliament will be dissolved today, and general elections called for June 27 to elect a new one. Prime Minister Umts St. Laurent said Governor-General Vis- Radio Union Seeking New Network Contract NH:W vor.K, April 30. (/T>I— spokesman for the National As snclatlnn of Hrondcast Enginec and Technicians said negotiation were in prepress today for a contract with two major network and one radio staiion. Tlie riinont contract with th National Broadcasting Compan American Broadcast Inp Cotnpan and WOR expires at midnight to niKht. Clifford Gor.snch, national cas tern representative of the inde pcnflrnt union, said a federal me' iator no\v was working xvith tV unliin and management reprcsen tiitlves In an effort to solve an Im passe over NATIETs demands for 15 per cent wage increase and Im proved tc-lovislon wording cond lions. Negotiations have been : progress since April 4. Forfeits Bond G. B. Cooper forfeited a $5 bon in Municipal Court this morning o n charge of overparkimj In a minute parking zone. Some coin-operated vending m count Alexander had approved his chines make and return change recommendation of this action. I a larger value coin U used In it, Hudson Retrieves Sroke Dies from Jendix Strikers SOUTH BEND, Ind., April 30 W) —Striking pickets at the Bendix Avlatior Corp., plant stood aside oday and let truck* of the Hudson klolor Car comi>any enter the plant o remove automotive dies. 'Hie live semi-trailer trucks en- :orcd tht Hcndlx Products Plant lefore U. S. Marshal Al W. Hosln- ski wn.s able to serve a temporary restraining order against Local 9 >1 '.he ClO-Unlted Auto Workers. The Detroit »"lo tlm got the ordel- for removal of its 15 brake dips yesterday from Judge Luther M, S'.vyger* In the Northern Indiana Fcdcrp.' District Court In Fort Wayne Pi-rd Allen, chairman of the local'* strike crmmittee, said the decision to permit the (rucks to enter th« plant was reached at an early morning conference of the committee thi' morning. lie said attorneys for the local and International union had advised the strikers not to taka any action thai would result in contempt of courj decisions. A previous attempt to get th* dies out under a circuit court re- plevin writ failed when pickets stopped the trucks. Sheriff Stephen O, Hipsak was ordered to Judge C. Day Pyle to appear In Circuit Court today to show why he failed to jet the dies out Thursday. Endurance fliers Plan Barnstorming Tour PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif, April 30. MFV-Bill Ban-Is and Dick Rledel plan to take tho monoplant, Simklst Lady, In which they broke the world endurance flight mark, on a barnstorming tour of the country. Resting here with their wives alter their 1.008-hour aerial ordetl which ended last Tuesday, the »Ir» men said yesterday they plan to cover all the cities they touched oo their record flight "and then some." "They"!! Include Wwhlnftoc, too," Barris added, "and we've been tojd we'll hftve an Interview with President Truman."

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