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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 21, 1947
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\ BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XLIV—NO. 25 THE DOMINANT NKWSPAPKR OF NOHTHEA ST AHKAN8AB AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Blythevllle Dallj, Newp BlylhevLUe Courier Hlytlievllle Hernia Mississippi Valley Leader HMTHKVIU,!':, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, Al'HIU HI, UM7 a Manning Trophy Blytheville Jaycees Win Top Convention Awards SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS C. E. Palmer Award il / Giessenbier Trophy Secrecy Surrounds Big Four Meeting On Austrian Treaty MOSCOW, April 21. (U.)'.}~Tim Wig Pom- faital toilgy roiu-n imnwlmto ni?rcenienl on an Austrian peace treaty nife'h Ilicy i-ciiortcil 1 0 n two-hour secret session in an ii|>t to make u dual on three outstanding major issues: Memphians Visit Blylheville on Goodwill Jaunt BlythevHIc Ja.vcees fared well when the awards were announced at the slate convention which was hehi here and cntlml yesterday. Jaytcc William Wyatt, chairman of (lie law National ''•"turn I'ieking C'nnttst, is shown holding the II. <;r;«!y M-UIIUHK moriiil Trophy given annually for the project best imblirizint; state. Blytheville Avon the trophy in 1945, too. In Ilic center rmntu^Kiiih Olho Sianflrtd (left) is shown re- t'eivinR tnim 1,. I;. Timid), 1:1 Dorado chairman of tin- Awards (,'ommiKcc, Ilic C,. K. I'almcr HisliiiKiiished Service Award lo lhi> citizen wlin prrfiipnicil (he most mitslamllus service fur Ilio slulc diirhif tiic year, jfe was the winner of lUylhevUlc's Mnn-of-llu;- "j.Ycar award last year and Is (tie first Javceu (o win the aunul. I On Hie right James Ito.v, pri',-.hli'iil ,,i tin- isl.vllict'llle .la.v<-<T.i, ;is .shown holding the Henry U (IH-sM-nliiiT AU-imulat Trophy, wlileh is given annually |<i (|i<- .Inyci-c m-ijaiil/.alliin In Arkansas -\>' i;< rxi-dli-m-y in Its n((uimuvai-j. Courier News l'lio(n.s. ate Convention Of Jaycees Ends; Officers Elected Hot Springs Awarded Next State Meeting; McMath is Speaker _ (f the state convention of the Arkansas Junior Chamber of Commerce to M close after three days of sic- tivily-yiackecl business antj social .sessions which' : broughl governors of two states and national Jaycee officials to f 'theville, the annual olc'c- n of state officers was held yesterday and Bradley Kimbrough of Ozark was named president. Mr. Kimbrough and Ms new staff took office at a luncheon at whicn Garland County Prosecuting Attorney Sidney MoMath ol Hot Springs spoke on "Youth and- Democracy." . • Ot-hcr slate officers elected were vice presidents Roy Milum Jr. ol Harrison. Northwest District; Frank Wrillon of Stuttgart, Northeast District: Jack Thomas of DcQueen. Southwest. District; anrt Stanley v hiss Jr., Southeast District. Eiect- f.. I national directors were .Jack ark of Texarkana anrt Robert mo of FSiissellvilfe. Hoi Springs Octs Convention •Hot Springs was named the 19-IH till" convention site in the fina. usinc.w session nnd election yes- ctt'.ay capped week-end acti- iiie.5 rlurini: which state awards were presenter! Jit the convention dinner Saturday night, when Jay- TCC; heard an address by John «!lcii Shepherd, of Gladcwatc, Tex. a national Jaycee vice president. One of the newly-elected vice •'residents, Mr. Walton, was strick- n rtrji an attack of acute appcn- lirltfn early yesterday iinorning and was unable to be present for th r instnllaliton. He was taken lo a hosTiita'. here and it. was indi- r.itccl (his morning thai he may he moved It) his home in Stuttgart for an operation, McMath is Speaker In his address at the inaugural luncheon. Mr. MoMath told j a yce.c.s that a laith in brutality .still existed from Moscow to the Meditcrran- "Dcrnocracy is still beiiiK chal- riree ( i by totalitarianism." he said. •:\-en when World War II was won, r pointed out. the conflict bc- .•rr-ii these two ideologies was lill not, won. •Communists, directed from the •{rcmlin. want lo wipe out class istinctions. but would set up a ilinc class of Communists," Mr. j.-MiiMi .-.aid. TTmiting out that the United .l.-itr.s h.i.s the sole responsibility or maintaining democracy, he as- ,1-rtni thai, the young men of ihc country musi decide whi^u course lo ,«et in this battle of ideologies. TUe young men in World War II. n< Fiiid. set nn example of what a •Mini. ((Ctei mined lo win could v: kj> do not consider ourselves n generation." Mr. McMath Said. ' ,e believe that our generation of .ill generations is one of onnortun- ily. service »«d artvcnturc. We hav e :i greater onporlunlty for service. to cornl'nunity, country and fcflow citizens than any other generation ever had." Today's younir men bcloftned.-Mv. McM-ilh Concluded, to a generation See CONVENTION' on 1>. 8 Blytheville Jaycees' Activities Bring Lion's Share of Awards After an active year of club and civic bcUcrmnnl projects, the Junior Chamber of. Commerce here reaped a golden harvest of rewards for its work, for when the Awards Committee of the Arkansas Junior Chamber's state convention, which ended here ycstevday, announced il.s selections, the Blylheville Jaycees won state-wide recognition, for their 194G activities with an impressive array of lit roe state, and five project awards. Heading the list was the honor* accorded Olho Slanlield. a nn- tional Jaycee direcloi until his retirement from that office yesterday. He was presented willi the C. E. Palmer Distinguished Service trophy for outstanding service to the state during the past year. j •~*The--firsts Jaycee- ever • to-reooive this RWirOvMr. sUntield \vou thi* trophy on the basis of his work during 1946 In public relations. For general excellency of its work during the pasl year, the Kh/thcville Junior Cliainhcr received ">e Henry I,, Oiesscnbicr Memorial Airari!. This was accepted fnr the club by its president, James Koy. For Ihc second consecutive year, the Blytheville Jaycees ivou the H. Grady Manning Memorial Trophy awarded annually to the Junior Chamber or Commerce for carrying out the project which publicize Arkansas more than any other. This, as was the case in )345, was the National Cotton Picking Contest. Bill wyatt. chairman of last year's contest, received the award for the chib. The Tcxarkana Junior Chamber was also among the winners of lop state awards. For the group's overall first-year effort in livestoDk development, it was awarded the Col. T. H. Barton trophy. This fc B'ven annually to the club conducting the most effective livestock project. Gregory Dozler of that cl'ib accepted the award for the Tcxav- kalla group. The C. E. Palmer award given Mr. stanficlcl is. according lo the state Junior Chamhei's cons'itu- tiori, awarded to "(he person or or- Scc AWAKHS en V. 8 Unity of Action ayiees District Meeting Of C!ub Women !o B:'Held Here Sessions to Begin Tomorrow Night With Fine Arts Program Truman Says Labor, Industry Can Act to Prevent Disaster ivy nlKUHIMAN SMITH Hulled I'rias \Vliltc llmisn Krrnnli-i- NK\V YORK, April HI.—President Truman warned ,day Unit the nnich-predicti'd economic dopriwsion well become a reality milt.'w lalior and iiuln.slr.v tiike "|)i'oin|il," steps lo hall Iho "sharp and rapid rise in prii-t;s." -In n major address here oti bold,. — — domestic mtt foreign lssm > UIL The Forrest City District con- venlicin of Ihc Federal ion of Women's CIuij will get underway here tomorrow night with a Fine Art,s. program. 8 o'clock, at the Womun'u. Chili. Mrs. E. p. Ilyomcyer, president of the Blytheville Rrnnn. said •',.*.'.' today as she ninioiliiccd final plans' lor the cmiveiillrm, which will unvcr attendants from more than' 15- rbibs. I Mrs. w. H. McCain nf Cotton Plant, district president, will he; A resolution pledging the Arkan-' am ?'"' honored guests. Tomorrnv,- mimts jii-ogrnm, to which (hi-? public is inviled. will include a piano solo by W. t, Homer Jr., an'l vocal selections bv a Blylhcvillc 1 .. it'iri, Mrs. Geori'.c. LOT. Mrs. Russell burst F.TI- nnd Mrs. Wilson Henry. Thtf vc , ui i rreskient iskcrt prices where fa<{ ur^ed labor lo IK.. Wii^e dctn intls in State Convention in Bid for Co-operation With Other Agencies sas Jtmioi' Chamber of Connnej'L'e lo unity of action with other young men's club's in lh c state was accepted by the clclegalcs io the state convention here yesterday. the itt^-i " — limners lo in ike nn *>-^_if/oi to produce moic hoods. > * I i Mr. 'rruinun, speaklnj; >»£) \ the i annual iunclieon of the AftfH'/Mled Press, sahi America was shnlf rlngi lion but Hint soaring* inices wore- foriplng th : . "one cloud" 11 ml It, "shadowing our economic luiurc. Clouds "t Disaster Visible "Sonic say this cloud i.s certain lo burst," the Picsldcnt t,akl. '"Ilicj- are sure of a recession or dr-pres- sion. I ito not share their iM-iici that either of these is inevitsilite. "I believe that we. as -.v n'.uimi, can' prevent this economic clond- Bul il requires prompt, [irc- ve steps." a.vicmbk'd Parity Formula Overhaul Urged Delegation Arrives By Bus, Welcomed by Mayor and Jaycees 'I'lie mlnlslcra Jnvoked the strictest secrecy nbout whal happejietl In Uiclr rostrioted meeting but of- flclnl siiokcsmm yvould not rule out Ihc possibility of mrther discussion of the Austrian Issues. They B aid It «»s expected that the minivers wouW return to the AustrUn treaty again. Immediate sprrilation was that (lie Western pMnrnViirered the Ku-sslaiis a com|tr*«iilse er vice . vrrun « n (he majof bbstifk^, to agreement and that time was asked for »lurty. . lint there likewise was speculation because of the secrecy that all efforts at compromise hnd lalleil, Thai version was discounted somo- whnl by the {net that Foreign y. M. Molotov started to- to Illylhevlllt! resident:! r- * » r, -'"J .1 *«*• I kl"* ;>•-•>" »*>*! WIH1 B l'Jk'5 IHr Cotton Ournlvn) In Memphis sc ,-| c ., O f compromises on a niim- Iho week ol Mny ia-1'l, the Co'.- bt'i 1 (if lesser rtlsasrccrt clauses. (nit Cnnilral Goodwill Tour ar- "" '-•'•—- .... rived lit noon loday nnd wns (V) by a Ini-gB turnout of ci clly ofllcliils and civic ministers scheduled two ---„-- {or tomorrow, with a rcg- iilur formal .sovslori In , the morn- lug sliu-Ung v/llh, tins ctcputies re- The Cotton CiirnlvHl cntimrat'o. |lolt Ol! Ti' f ™te which they examIriivflini: throuuhout Northeast Ar-, mctl t wl «y- The agencla. nftcr thai was not decided nnd ft wa« bellevetl eclaring the the Arkartsas Weafher ARKANSAS—Clearing and con- limifd cool tonight in North portion. Tuesday clear and warmer, i ' Laney Denies New Split at State Hospital LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. April 21- UE'i— Gov. Ben Laney denied a newspaper report thai he had requested the resignation of Dr. N. T. Hollis, newly-appointed superintendent of the stale HospHal 'for Nervous Diseases. At the same time Ihe governor leveled n blistering personal attack on Newspaperman John ScutUlcr , who by-lined the report in the Ar- ' -'PeiiJccr.s «. the aims and purposes tif the Arkansas Junior Chamber to include the achievement of sut-h nnHv oi action and the fo.%- teriiiK of activities to develop the state, the rcsciUltinu thai. I here arc other young men's clubs tln-ntiRhniit the stale with shnil.ii- pipp'iscs. On this basis, the resolution I states "be it resolved that the Ar- I kansn s Junior Chamber.. .hold il- .sclf rc.icly and willinti to co-operate ! ...with any and all other vount; 'men's rillYs po-wssinfr similar... aims and purposes.. .in projects thai benefit our stale." The resolution also states "the Ark;> Junior Chnmber,. .declares itself as desiring to participate in a board.. .or similar hody in whi:-li rcijrcscntation is given all younc ninn's chil« in the stale which concur iu the wish to achieve Unity ol action In foslenng those activities which wholesomely affect ami develop Arkansas so j-reat a measure of co-cperation anrt unity of action as is possible may be now achieved by and bc- Arkansas' young men in tlv: utilization of thr^ opportunities Iy- inr' before them." The Jaycees also accepted resolutions cXorrssinK the state Junior Chamber'., appreciation and thanks lo convention workers and guest and exprcssine reeret, kan&as Democrat Sunday inornim;. j vonccrnii^ die arinemiicitis attack Taking up his entire 15-minulc I ^^ c «: d .. 1 ?r T™*, ^ aU ^! C5 '5 d ^^: be nrtrio rv Scouts -hrmnie :mfl Tjovrrlv .jon^s :md Ihp Plrd-in "' ADcKi.'uir- will b" lerl by Mrs. Genre.. V'lN'pil of PiEiroll. cliair- T»VMI of Dcpurtmenf, of American CM : z"nship. Vjirjoiis cotmnittr-cs will b? appointed and lollnwiiu: lh" ;iro^J-am, nn infnrinnl r^crption will .be hel.-!. j s i s i. 111r ,, i Tfrnrlrix Irickov. Fxc-cnlwe Uirer- ' peoples whose wni-l:orn impoverishment has made Ihrm "easy fnrgcls far external ]iros:,tiri\> aiul alien ideologies." •^Many of Ihosc pcoiilc:; ate con- lrnnte ( | with the choice lirtwoen lotnlitarianisni a 1 ^! cl^iunri ,u-y." n'.'. said. "FJy providing i-conoinit- nr;- - Rti rig c' P Ian iri" i ng" To Protect Farmers ON. April V,l. , DIM-- Hcm'lnry nf Aiiilrullnre Clliunn l>. Alulvrsin; IvHliiy uv[U-d' Cv^n^rcs-; to set ii| MJIIU- kind of .siti-pm.; lood •Ifst.rilmltiHi imi/.rum ..... pcriMip:; an iilloliurnt plan—to siphon nil lann Mirpliisi-s In cuic'ritc'iicy purloiU-. He :,uid fJnriRrcss also should dt- v«l<in n IdiiK-raiiKf system t>f price '-upjiurts lo insui'e fulr i>rii:e.i lo Ihe fni'iiicr rind ovcrluuil (hu tircscnt liu in partly foinmla v.'hlcll d:'t=r- itiJiu'.-i Ilic level al whlirh Ihe govern- luctil suppoi'ls [arm pj-icc.s. Anilrmin was the Je/id-nif witness as the House AKrinilUn • CDHI- liJin.sji.'i mill t'oiilheiist Missouri today iiiul tomorrow in n churtr-rcil bus, «-a s met on West. Muln Street near Ulijhway HI on Its arlvm Ivotn O:cL-(iln mill -Wilson slojiovei's thl5 moniluB. •A pnrnilc led )>j- Tennessee iiiul Arkinisiis atule Police cars inm the Illythevlllc iiluli School Ijiind escorted Ihc n Ciuo'ilwili ninln»KiL- clors to In front of the Juiilnr Chninbcr o[ Comtncr-c elub roaim on Secontl street where a rece'j- ti<iii slivttcd by the Jnycccs wiis held. Folluwini; Hi,, welcointn^ ucllvl- lies, members of the Collon Cui'- nlvnl lour iittciictnd n hinc'icon at Iho Ilolel Nolilc. The 43 incin'^crs (it the cntauniKC comprised llu lai'KCHt Ooodu'lll Tour in tlic history o( Ihc Cotlou Ci»rnlv»l, W|l- llnni Hnlsoy, |i Oarnlval vl:c p r cs- ident nnd initi'.lilty director, snld. — Mr.' i'nubi!.v' alsoi-ssln • that 'thc- we.lcnmo rx'cndcd thi; uroup |ierc wns the "most outslandlnti reception received by Hie tour." iMnyor R R. J-iokson welcome'! the lour to tilylhevU'c and wns I'lTsentcd with u miniature silver collon bnl« bv Brncknoy O)>asc, n Cotton Cirnlviil rcpresentnllye. In (-xprcssliiK hl.i thanks for the rr-c'.'nllnn, E, W. Hnl c Jr., presl- ilenl of the Cnrnlviil Assoclntlon. nrcKonted to Mayor Jackson « I'rot-lanuilinn "In liclmlf of Kin<: Citton" which invltnil B'yMiovllle tn iiKcnd the "Sauth's Grenlcsl Parly." C'iilcs iIUvc Similar Inlrrcsls the nitnlalors might go Inlo another secret session, It was Ihc fiecond private meeting i>f the Illjr Four since the ivi»sci>w .session started more than ^i« weeks aso, and was » final effort tn wrltfi an Austrian treaty liefnrr urtjuurnmrnt. 'Ilia ministers met for their 40th session lit 4 ir.m. »nd received their deputies report on Austria which showed nil major issues still In dispute. ; .. , Hrillsh Foreign .Secretary Ernest Bevln. toddy's 'phalrman, said: "11 looks ns though we could get an Austrian treaty If we could lUjrcc on Articles Five, 34 nnri S5 (frontiers, reparations- and acr- lunn nsscls). shall ge go through thq whole uook again?" 'Jhf> -mlnlstfirs started through the treaty ngaln and Molotov Ini- mcrtlntely resumed, his, usual .speeches." >->--••' - ._-. -.''•'-:••:.:. Mniilralt Interrupted to say. ' "There ts :w> point In making the slnlements nil over .again. Would Iho ;uliilsters be agreeable In resolving themselves into a restricted meeting?" lnnK-r:ini{o liinii placc the prcwut. prniiriun i.t> re- ]()-.vo»r-i>l(l |:r> Itj c we i UN i-nnblt- Ihe countries lo withstand tin' lorci'.ii loi- of nesoiircr-s :uu! Development which so directly threaten then- riiitn-: CUTS nn p. :t of up tn's entire press contercncc with 45-ininiiiv ' discussion 1 or (he article, the governor tolci ScvWrtcr: "Your story wns wrong in application, in its inception and in ils contents. The entire article was un- cslled for unless you had something to gain by writing it.''. Scuddcr had quoted what he considered an authentic source as saving Laney had said he was "very disappointed" al the selection of Hollis. "I did not inake such a s'^e- mcnt." Laney declared. "I mieht haxe cxprc.sscd surprise at the np- i o,"',.,.''.' pointmcnt—but never ciisappoinl- intint." The governor clirl not say, hoxv- evcr, that he would approve Hollis' appointment ,is rcouircd by law before II becomes valid. "I have not passed sentence on the man," Laney said. He indicated he would continue his investina- lion of Hollts' record ns acting superintendent since the reslsna- tion of Dr. A. C- Kull) lasl Pall. the Northeast District. Bomb Mode of 'Dry Ice' Entirely Too Successful For Two Bfythcviltc Boys Arkansas, wit! lv: the sliest speak'-v AI. the Wcrtnesdav mornini; fs^inn. -.vhirh will be held at First Methodist church. A welcome will be i;iven by Mftv- nr K. Ft. .l;ul:son, the Ret'. Allrn D. Stewart, pastor of First Mclh- odis.l Church, will civc the invocation, and Smuts J'lc Mack Ilrs- ler ;uut Marv Pat Mrbeson will pre- sen! flnijs. There will be u buMiu-s-s session There will he an anniversary lun-jhcon Wcdno-sday with Ihe theme "The Past is History, the Future Our ChalleiiKe". Thr invocation will hp «ivrn by Mrs. Gertrude Parrish of Rector and othr-is rnrlicipalini; will i,c Mrs. nlomrver, Mrs. J, VV. KdrhiBton of Osceoki. Mrs. p. s. Matthews of llarrishurt:. Mr.;. Gcorirr Craycralt of Helena. Airs Mr.Weil. Mrs.' s. L. Oiadish i>f Oiceola, Mrs. . W. O. Diniiini! ">f Helcnn. Mrs. Parrish. Mrs. T. T. Mardis of Harrisburq and Mr.s. John Camlill .ol nlrthcville. 'A BlytheviHe Hi^h School hoys fjtinrict. made up of Jimmir- Hcie- rv, n. C. Allrn. C. G, Hodman :in:l Jrrnican. which rerrutiv w-on first place in a talent routrSv al a Tri-3lnle Ttela Club conven- wil present two vocal lions. Olficcrs will bo rlrnrcl Wediu •day afternrton and the addicss (::''•en bv Mrs. Karl Rhodes, pn-sidr-il of Arkansas Federation of Woman's Club. Mrs. Robrrt Chratham. first vice presificnt, and Mrs. J. W. rthea. scnond \-icc [.resident. ^J.o will s;:cak. BlyllieviUr. can new boast, l.vo successful "inventors." but the inventors, who specialized in bombi, have clerkled there must be 'in easier way to make a livim:. They are Richard "Sonny" Mar- i ' (tin. youuR son of Mr. ami Mrs. Rent Control Decision g Martin, and Ben Ken- \ r\ f i r*r\n neth Young, son of Mr. and Mrs., we JOOn from CtOP Buford YOIUIB. who now is suffer- WASHINGTON. Anril 21. ''Ji 1 ' - ing from an injured eye as a ra- A decision was <hir from the home £tilt of a successful invention. | Republican leadership today nn =1 The accident occurred Saturday proposal to authoiize a Reunn.1 when -Ben and Riciiartl made a rent increase of 10 per cent, binvb experiment with a bottle and Indications were that Ihr ]>io- rlrv ice. They nacked the ice nosal, tentatively ncccplcri bv 'l> c tightly in the bottle and waited, n Hou Sf , Rankinn- rommiltee. will be , worked. A p;ece of Ihe bomb struck turned down. However. sugccsli»ns B"n in Ihe eyeball and hn will be. for modification of rent conlrols at hoinc loi- several 0-xvs. . Violence Flares In Phone Strike; 24 Under Arrest DKTROn". April 21. lUPi Vi'i- lence flared nn DC.roll's le-li-plmiv picket lines today, i-rsnliinir in injuries to at least three aii't mi assault nnd battery warriinl n.i; ii striker accused "I kii-km:; a policcmnn. Police hatlled plckrts atU'mpV- I'IK lo block entrances to the m;'i" Michigan Bell Telephone Cnmp-.inv office building and outlying c» Twenty-four strikers, including; three women nvid two inp univ-u lenders, were taken into custody. The company reported ovhcr "Incidents'' including turning ovi-r ul a company car. assaults on iuMt non-striking employes, and Ir-lr- [ihoncd threats against other y,ork- crs. lie- Mill] Hint, rsseiillal .i.i II uivc tin- lanni'r prhc i!il;»ia fi'J- his crups. il nlsn is nccr.iiji pul u "Hour" under food ruu-iimn- Hun "lii miik': sine Unit ii'im- or us r,o hinmry untl lhal no pr'>-iut-! l nii is wii.-ili-d." AndiTMin Mill I Iho :,i-liiinl lunch l' 11 ^!- which has bi>i-n .subjected Ii' nwv.-.iilcralilv- ri)HKri:w,!ijn;il n-||l- ri.Mii. was a i;ouil sliii t in Iliv ri«:it (lirccildii. Hut l»- snid U -..Innc was not 1'lliiunh to "i-oniilerncl I lie p:-:lks In supplv mid vultrys iti detuaiul." "We ni'i-d to have :i siirnhis clis- t.rihutiiiii urouram on lK-riui]j', : time siirl 'if food iillotnii.'iit |<riiui-am nvniliilile at all (tini'N sum tlfxlblf munch to meet bnth rtiiunlc nnd acnll: diflii:illUes." Andersmi did not j,;iy whac. fiirin the \n-n\r.tsn\ food cllslrilinHon pro- Kiiim .should lake. Ife -s;itrl AnH'ri<-;ill ai.'fU.lllNlfi 1 nnisl. Ki-t away frnm the i<li-:i nf .irochir:- liiui eonlriiH us lunch n:< |i and train ils Mulih. on :1 laraoi. of "<iri:iii)i/rd, MLitjiinrti, ;mfl Jibuiiiiriin t-." lie s:ii<l IhfTr K no qiirsiion lliRl this i-'innliy (-'in i.'iiiisninc all II can produce if 11 high level nf eniploy- mcril nnd inrome is malnlnini-;). Ac- tuidly. he .'.aid, if i-vrryin,: jiio n nnir-h as HIP bcsl-trrt. »<;iirultun. c'nild not pi-odncc enough lo fccJ lllrm. le polnled out llu; simi- the. desires ol Memphis promotion -Mr. Hale Inrily in and lilyllicvllle In the ol c'.ilton. B, B, Goodman. In charge of HID reception (or the Jnycecs. Introduced BlythevHIc civic lenders and Jaycee officials and members of Ihe Good Will tour were Introduced b Colic Stollz. n Carnival representative. During the reception, music w;ni furnished by the Hl^h School hand and on beinr; presented with a inlnlnturc silver cotton bale, James U,oy, i-.restdcnt of the Blythcvlllo Jaycees. Inviled (he Memphians lo make a return trip for the National C"tton Picking Contest next Fall. 'Miss Jane Cnstllo, pjc-kcd by the J:iyc:i:s to represent niylhcvillc <il Ihn Cotton Carnival as a l,;uly-ln- WnillnK In the Roynl C.iurt. Telephone Strike Enters 3rd Week Government Officials Hope Settlement Soon Can Be Made WASHINGTON, April 21. (UP-) — Clovurninent officia'.ii today ho]ied weekend wage s^T.U^ir-eiits ."in other Industries wouli provide- a lormulu lor ending the 15-clay- Cotton "Id national telephone strike. , Union und management, meanwhile, issued conflicting reports nn the clfcctiveness of the strike as the walkout cnteied its third week and picket Ilru ' broke out in Detroit and vllle. „,„_, .1" fjouisvlllc, t!u;ec Votmc! 5 ici'c c11 strikers were charjiU .-* " | orderly conduct after n natthr with u non-striker who 6 -i' through the picket line. ISC* 3.-. Government officials werc'pleascd. by • n wave cl settl"tneiiti eise Miss Tvn fleny, rliosen lo b'n a Maid, where on the labor -management were introduced as were Mf.s.s Ucttv, front. Crump of Memphis. Queen'ol Ihc! Officials from the Cotton Carnival; Miss Mary Ami] down believed the, Howard of Memphis. Princess to Jane Pidpcoti. largest Wi'son Cotton Spring Suffers Setback; Temperature Drops Spring xvealhcr i-cturned lo III.v- ihcvllie Ralnrdny hut a hilhu; North whirl drove ii, out nftain .Sunday nfyht. The mercury rlimbr-d to f RO degrees Satnrdny fnr Ihr week-j end hii;h with 4-1 degrees hciifl, i recorded us low Sutulny nii;ht. JH-- I cordiDR to Rohrrl E. Hlaylock, o!- ficifil weather ohserv6r. Saturday's low v,-as 51 denrees nml Sunday's high was 7,">. A lota Ilic Queen; Queen of Osiris. Memphis' .^"rret socirl,v; rind Mrs. Ply. chairman of MniO of Day for the Carnival. [Many Welcomes, Responses Making brief welcome tnlks and rrspniisns were Farmer England, president of niylhcvillc Chamber of Commerce; A. H. WetenKnmp. president, ot Blvtlicvlllc Board of Trade: , Lcs Bnchcrlg of Memphis, chnirmnn of the tour and a Carnival Association vice prpsldrnl: H G. Parlloiv. comtnnnder or the I American Legion Post here- Jim- mlc Sanders. prcsUlcni nf the Ki- wnnis Club; Arthur Halle. Mcm- 1'hls. liatadc chairman; channel's' Butler, vlre-chairninn of Ihe Children's Ball of Ihc Carnival; B. C. Slcvcns, intblicity director for the Memphis chamber of Commerce: James Nebluit. chairman or the 10-17 Nallonal Collon Pickina Contest; Dr. II. A. Tnylor. president of ><.»'.'• in the IT;II-of the home of a i thn Blvlhcvllle Rotnry Club; nnd IIKI-O. Coioinbtis Oliver, some inenl ,\l "' White Hoiisc -,_ .. —. — _ ( ;;>a.ltcni was 1 completed last nlgut when United Fire Damaqcs Garage On West Chickasawba Thr lii i M Sa'i Ihc Immr 'ii'linirNi'-nl uriswrrcfl a ;w ;il(prtlooii al V'^:'t5 to I C. A. Cunningham on !'IH Wi-s< chli -kiisiivvha where, a ninill fiiv- in i hi' «arni;c was cx- lin;'.uishcd with tlninaKC bc- iii'j d'nic. i-'ire Chict Hoy Head rc- Allnthn run w,-i s mnile at (i:00 p.m. .Salurdiiy to 223 West MiUhls Hin-t wh'-i'e fire drslroycrt a smoke Steel Corp.. nnd the Unlttd Steelworkers iCIO> slgtvedj an agrtc-. uient for slightly mqei ' Ihnn 15 cents an hour average Increase. A IS-cents nn hour seHlcinetit would give the 3-lO.OQO ' striking trleplionc workers n boost of J6 for a 40-hour week. Th-j union originally nsked n $1.5 n week raise but officials '.lave- Indicate'.! it would settle for less. of .25 ol an Inch rainfall ,' gauged over the \verken<l. Qscco/o Girl is Winner In Mid-South Confns* CSCEOLA. Ai'<., April 21.-June Rose Roberls. osccola Tl:i;h School sludcnt, xvon fiiV. j?!arn Saturday in the Mid-South Typist. Club'Contest in Atrtnph.'s. Miss Roberts Is t)'e daughter -)f Mr. nnd Mrs. J. J. Rolwrls. . 1S i ,-ind fevcrnl plo.-os of fiiinttiirc stor- 1 rd in the buililiiij! were destroyed by Iho blazo. Masonic Leader to Speak J, Q. Lane, .'ir.ind lli'il) Priest, r.f t;<iy.-il Arfh .vns.ons nf Arkanfas, will meet ulyllii-vjlle Osccola chapters tomorrow nJ^hf, ut Oscc- Whitniati. chosen outslancllnR young man of Memphis last ye >, who was Introduced with Otho Slanficld. n a m e d Blythevlllc's Young Man of the Year for 1946. Olhcr slops to be matte today by Ihp tour include the Missouri towns of Slcelc. canithcrsvllle. liayll. Portageville, New Madrirl and Slkcston. Tomorrow the tour will .timcusiccrl Indny b.Visloo at Morcland, Dexter. Bcrnle, N. Y. Cotton open high low 1:30 M^r 2845 SCTO 2843 28*5 May 3590 3609 35S1 3602 July 3332 3410 3385 339G Ocl 2995 3010 2974 2973 Ucc 2005 20)7 2883 2993 N. Y. Stocks 2 p.m. quotations: Amer Tobacco Anaconrla Copper Beth Steel ; Chrysler Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester North Am Aviation Republic Sleel Radio ,. Eocony Vacuum Studebakcr Standard ol chapters nre i'c(j\ieslccl Mr. ni.-jylnck s.iW. to «t tend,! before returning I Pnr.irmukl. to Memphis via Packard R ol N J , irp. . *." 62 3-4 37 l-l 85 3-8 90 1-2 35 57 7-8 53 16 82 1-2 • 9 1-8 .26 8 1-8 . 14 1-3 . 20 68 : 57 3--S « 1-8 70 3-3

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