The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 30, 1949 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 30, 1949
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XLV—NO. 109 Blythevillt Dally New* Blytheviito Courlu BlytheviUe Herald Miuluippl vaUer Leader THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSA S AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, JULY 30, 1949 EIGHT PAGES Bids on Big Lake Bridge Are Asked r By Highway Board Bids for the construction of the Big Lake i'loodway bridge on State Highway 18 will be received by tlie State Highway Commission on September 9, it was disclosed today in Little Hock by J. C. Baker, state highway director. Ill march it was announced tliat+- a $600,000 project calling for a new bridge and paving between the lev- ' ees At Big l-iake had been scheduled for consideration this year. The proposal by engineers calls Tor 1.5 miles of pavement in addition to replacing of the present narrow wooden bridge with a new and modern structure. The section east of the bridge was underwater t^'it-'e last spring making il necessary to iletour traffic between Blytheville and Jonesboro. August Meeting Cancelled Mr. Baker said that, the commission would not have a meeting during August becaiiiie of a new regulation by the federal Bureau of Pub lie Roads requiring u full 10 days for studying of projects by the federal agency where federal aid is sought in financing the construction. Contracts were awarded in Little Rocit yesterday on 20 highway jobs which will cost approximately $2,000,000. Officials said that the low bids were about $250,000 under the engineers' estimates. Contracts awarded yesterday iii- •C|luded six i" Lee County for work ^to cost nearly $100.000; *1.4 miles of grading and minor drainage structures on the Caraway-Black Oak road in Cnunhend County, and other work in pulaski, Crittenden, Sevter, Jefferson, Sebastian, Baxter, Madi- M>n and Jackson counties. Other Improvements Planned Tlie State Highway Department's plans'for improving State E3iglnvay 18 Include possibility of a change in the route into BlytheviUe from the west to connect with the present route at 21st and Main streets, and for paving an alternate .route west from Manila to shorten tiie distance to Jonesboro about six miles. Bids have V>een asked, however, only for the bridge at Big Lake but it is expected that the other work. will be authorized at a later date, Brannan Offers Aid on Farm Plan Agri Secretary Denies Unwillingness to Help Draft New Program ^ By Edwin B. Haakinsan - 'WASHINGTON. July 30. W) — Secretary of Agriculture Brannan has promised Senators dill cooperation on any farm price-support plan they drift. 49 Cotton Price Support is Fixed Government Agency Sets Figure Lower Than Base for 1948 WASHINGTON, July 30. C/P>—A 1949 price support program for cotton farmers who will market tlieir crops this year will be below that established for last year's yield. This was announced yesterday by the Department of Agriculture which said the 1949 crop cotton price support would average about a cent and a half a pound below last year's support price. The program will establish a base rate of 27.23 cents a pound for middling 7-8 Inch cotton and 2943 lor middling 15-18 Inch cotton. If a farmer cannot get 90 per cent of parity for his cotton on the market, the government will loan him the support price for the crop The farmer then puts the cotton in storage. He has until July 31 of the following year to redeem his cotton, pay the support price back to the government and sell the cotton in the open market if he wants to follow this course. Or he may leave the cotton in storage (or the Commodity Credit Corporation to Cotton growers indicated that the figure for 19« was "about what was expected." It will guarantee an average price of »147.I5 for a 500- pound bale of 15-16 inch cotton This compares with $153.10 guaranteed for 1948. CottonClassing Unit Approved For BlytheviUe quarters at the former Blytheville Air Base to house a branch cotton cla.wm ? office during the 1949 cotton harves'. 'Hie confiimatlon was in the form e orm of a telegram from Baxter Taylor SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS — «"•" "-• ^ ' *• ,, LwQj ARMED GAMBMNG 'JOINT RAIDED-Hands upraised, their /aces showing 'varying degrees of emotion, persons in an armed gambling joint in Maple Shade, N. J., are shown a few minutes alter New Jersey state Police broke Into the heavily-armed spot. One hundred and sixty men were arresled and $40.000 conhscated Police said the spot was officially listed as a plumbing warehouse, but was elaborately equipped for all types ol gambling "day and night" including Sunday, according to a sign on a board. Tlie operators, iwllce said, lur- nished limousine service for patrons. (AP Wircplioto). , i 1 '-.. ™ al Mtnte °"i« of the Public Leachville Area Schools lo Open Half-Day Session Monday Arranged For Registration All sctiools In the Lcnchvlllc District, No. 40, are scheduled to open Monday, c. J. Mcrrymnn, superintendent, announced today. Mr. Mcrrymnn, who is succeeding J. D. Wllklns who resigned last year to accept a position at Heber Springs, said that an enrollment for all schools in the district was expected to reach 1,200, and that of the Leachville High School to reach 450. Schools in Leachville. Rocky. Pawheen, Boynton, and Box Elder .are all to open for registration at 8:30 Monday; and classroom work will be started Tuesday, wilh only a half-day of school scheduled for Monday. Mr. Mcrryman said that most of the plans for the school year were contingent upon having the proposed budget approved and n S100- 000 bond issue voted at the Sept 27 election for building purposes. Thc directors, headed by J. Lee Bearden, president, and Walter Hipp, secretary, have asked the approval of a 26-mill tax to carry on the school work, 12 mines of which i the retirement of : Missco Flies Used in Polio Research by USPH Laboratory Plies caged in and ground homes of polio victims from Mississippi County, may play an Important role In tlie isolation of Ihc polio virus. The United States Department of Public Health this week started the first phases of experimentation in Northeast, Arkansas, winch area has been about the hardest hit of the nation in a polio epidemic. The first files from Mississippi* County are scheduled to leave for Montgomery, by plane, this weekend. Cages are beign placed In all or most of the homes where polio victims have lived, and In neighboring houses as well, and after flies are put to sleep with ether. and packed in dry Ice thcv arc flown to the experimental labor- atores at Montgomery, Ala., Monkeys el, with farmers getting Treasury subsidies if necessary. Chairman Elmer Thomas (D- Okla) or the Senate Agriculture Committee gave a reporter a copy of a letter from Brannan. It spelled out Brannan's views on the farm legislation situation. Brannau's letter indicated irrlta- Uou at reports by Thomas and other members of the committee that Brannan baa had no new proposals to olfer. After the House overwhelmingly defeated a trial run of the Brannan plan last week, the secretary v a.s called before a closed session of The telegram authorized the leasing from the city lor a period of approximately six months 4000 square feet of space in the hospital area at the base and W.I. Malin citj clerk, was notified this morn- I"? of the action by the federal agency in Dallas . PMA officials were here from Memphis earlier this month to discuss the possibility of providing a branch of the Memphis PMA classing office In Blytheville to serve counties in this section of the state and facilitate the handling of cotton- loans. will go toward e the proposed bond Issue. Tlie Faculty Announced faculty announced by ' Mcrrymnn includes: Paul ilen'drick- son. principal: Arnold Watklns. vocational agricvilture; Mrs. Irene Reid, junior high school English; Etheringe McKcel. coach; Mrs Evelyn Lacey. librarian; Joe Kinsley mathematics: Mrs. Clema Edwards, Jr., high school math; W. D Cruse commercial studies: Mrs Cruse' home economics; Johnny Buck, social science and Junior coach; Mrs Wayne Baker, high school English' , Vernon Alexander, social science; , s Mrs. Alexander, girls coach. Mrs. Edith Horton, Mrs Earl Mcr- study Flies (o Be Fed in Although little of the. periment has been iielieved that Ihe'flies -i monkeys to determhye not'Lhey will be contact the disease. Dr. T. T. Ross, state health officer, said that tlie experiment was being carried on in a like' manner in alt of congression District 1, which includes Clay, Greene. Crittenden. Poinsctt, Cross. St. Francis. Lee. Phillips and Mississippi Counties. Dr. Ross said that the ex|>eriment was not being conducted in the belief that flies did transmit the virus, but In an effort to isolate the virus for study "If" carried by flics. He explained that even electronic microscopes never had made th c virus visible. The work here is being conriuvted by W.O. Stinnett, county supervisor for malaria control, Sam Lynn, assistant sujcrvlsor, and Chinese Besiege Consulate Again Ex-Workers Demand Bock Pay, Severance Allowance Money William of Little Rock, a , , supervisor from Pulvvski County. Specialist May Visit Area Mr. Stinnett said that the work had barely started, hut that, cages had been placed near 20 houses. He explained that all were not in thc houses where cases had developed. but many were in surrounding rymnn, and Mrs. Llllic Sharp lirsti Etncr ls used [o kill the flics, grade teachers; Miss Vnda John- si »cc it has been proved lhat it son and Mrs. Virgil Johnson, second «'"' » ot affect thc vims. without success. Denirs Unwillingness The next day Thomas, aftei an- , c I- , ' ., . ".1H. '". e ™ r "' e " u " der l ™5' on the Senate Agriculture Committee A.,,(„:,,„,i,,,, for suggestions. Anticipating approval of me) grade; Mrs. Neal McHancv and Most Senators who attended thisl,,_" „.„,? "S emcn '. cily official* Mrs. Billie Richardson, third'grade- I 1 " conducting the experimentation closed session, including Thomas, nnripr „--,. „,, ,,_ ™ r , >. _ „. unae, | _. . '...!.... quoted Brannan as saying he felt -frustrated" by Congressional rejection 01 his proposals. Senators ^iid they preyed Bvannan lor al- e was be.,el s today by about 150 former Shanghai employes of the US Navy. Tlie mob, like the one ye.slerday demanded aRprepate b;ic'< pay am ' months allowancc equal to li 1 pay. II was made up o Chinese mostly, bu t Micre wa-; a sprinkling of Indians and white Russian.s. Consulate members were not permitted to leave Ihc building. Thesi included Acting Consul Genera Wnlter McConaupliy, Naval At- tache Cinch Morgan Slaytnn and Administrative Attache Reuben Thomas Others were permitted to conu and co but. only essential personnel rcporlcd foi work loday lest a general lock in developed.' Thirteen staff members rcmainec in the building last night. (Tlie state Department in Washington said the Communist pollc< "fhtly refused lo Intervene" altei mobs soiled tlie consulate ycster- dnv.) The dispute goes back to swift, withdrawal of Navy units here hn- forc the Communists arrived. Tiic workers 'claim they were not prop- rriy rtisclwrptcrl and that they received no formal notice. After thc consulate was barri- Missco Obtains $25,000 From Polio Foundation Funds Will Be Used To Minimize Crippling Effects of Disease The Mississippi County chapter if the National Infantile Paralysis oday announced lire receipt of a 525.000 check from (he national emulation to continue the chapter's work during the poUomclytis epidemic. Chapter officials and health unit vorkers were encouraged over the aci, that only a few new cases were eporlcd yesterday and today. However, eight cases were rc- jorled in n single day during Ilic week to set a new (tally high mill :he Ujlnl for Ihc week stands nt 19. So for this year 114 cases have been listed for the county with five fatalities. Three Cases in South niissco Two of the three to be admitted to Little Rock hospitals ycslmlny were negro children from Osceola: Joe Hammond, four, son of Joe Hammond, and Alma May Burdette, six. daughter ol M. w. Burdelle. Both are in the University Hospital. Thc third case reported out of Little Rock is In the Isolation ward nt Ihe Baptist Hospital, she is Doris Gcan McMillen, three, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert McMillen of Wilson. A, S. (Todd) Harrison, chairman of tlie chanter, said lhat inilial funds, collected during the "March of Dimes" campaign last year had been depleted, and that when contacted for funds tlie national foundation provided more than hnd been asked, due to the unusually heavy load of cases here. Mr. Harrison said that of the 111 cases sent for treatment from this county lo Little nock and Memphis Hospital.;, all but two had been assisted by lunds from tlie foundation. Already about $1.000 has been spent, and the account was overdrawn when tiie new funds were received yesterday. Community Contributes, Too Local cases receive assistance many limes even though families could pay ordinary doctor and hospital bills, because of the extremely large amounts required for therapy and treatment after the disease Ls gone, and to prevent crippling. Mr. Harrison said, in addition to the cheek horn the national foundation, tho contribution for the 1050 March ol Dimes had been turned In to the county chapter's office. Tire voluntary solocllatlon wjis made at the Whlsllcvlllc Methodist Church by Gerald Kdwards, -who turned !he funds in to the chnpler office, despite tire fact lhat several months will elapse before the official opening oi thc fund campaign. 15 Killed in Collision Of Passenger Plane With Military Craft FORT DIX, N. J., July 30. (AP)—An Eastern Airlins IJL-e$ crushed l\v o miles norlli of Kort Dix today killing all M pel-sons aboard, Shite 1'olice reported, EAL in New York said the airliner collided with a military craft, thc pilot of Tom Clark answers telephone congratulations at Washington shortly iftcr President Truman announced hat he has asked the 40-year-old Texan lo become a Justice of thc Supreme Court lo succeed the Inlc fustlcc Prank Murphy. Thc presl- lent said he asked Sen. Howard Mc- ;rnth (D-RI1 (o take tiic attorney general posl. (AP Wircphoto). 27 Ilc.'ttlis in Arkansas LITTLE HOCK, July 30. l/l'j—Ar- kansas has recorded its 27th death from ixiilo this year. Larry Dnle Grle.sse. three and one-half, ol Norlh Liltlc Rock died at ills home ycslerday. A few hours later his brother. Dennis Uay C'iricssc, live, was hospitalized with the disease. The Arkansas Health Department loday rcporlcd 413 persons havt teen stricken by Die disease since Jan. 1. . P" lr s which will to cost about «,500 , the building suitable for use by the federal agency. Mcrryman, fifth erode- While the PMA has not indicated | Mitchell and Mrs' Jack that it will operate the branch | principal, sixth grade Mrs. Maynie Babbitt ami Mrs. Ian- a t, Montgomery will visit Arkansas. drum Newcomb, fourth grade' Mrs anti possibly this county to assist Marjorie Dillard and Mrs C j' w 'th the work. II is believed 'that the doctor who .^J^, v ° ^ „ ° m™,,S , fmiclllrHno- Ihr fvr»,Hmniil«llnn '' - DVl " aSS ^°' T » om!t - 1 ' "I Dillard,! Jtlier closed session, announced that a seven-man subcommittee neaded by senator Anderson tD-NMi. which held public hiMrings on the Brannan phtn, would draft compromise legislation without Brannan's help. Newo accounts ol these developments caused Braiumn lo write Thcinab denying "that r or any of the member.-, of my j,tafl lire un- willn.g tu aid Ihe commnlce in any way possible." iiiannan disclosed that he and Ills staff already are helping An- (tL-isoii. former secretary of agriculture draft new farm proposals. "In fact." Uranium said, "we »re at this moment undertaking to put some of Senator Anderson's views with respect lo price supports in legislative language at his request." Anderson hopes to win approval of Both Republicans and Democrats on his drafting group for a compromise Ufiii bill next wcek- Tfiul Brannan told Thomas In his letter: "1 am not aware that there is -any position ol the department (o be compromised." The secretary pledged lhat any part of his program or "any plhcr legislation In thU or any other field which.becomes law will be dlllgtnt- ly, earnestly »nd gladly put in force and effect." classing unit for more than the one season, it is hoped that a longer lease can OP arranged Cotion growers swamped the Memphis office last season with requests lor classing of Ihplr cotton, and the inability of the Memphis orrice to handle the requests promptly caused considerable delay for farmers who sought to place their cotton under government loan. Truck Crash Kills 17 PUEBLA, Mfejdco, July 30. (>PI— A lruck>takinf peasants to a vreek- ly ' ,»«ir *» 5 ' ctvcht between two bn*ei ta»t sifht, killing 17 penow and seriotul? injuring 22 othen. The All the «e*d }f nil Mexicans •e vehicles Veterans Training Director Given New Assignment Transfer of K. o. Lewis, director of the veterans training program and ths dist/ibittlve education program in the Blythevtlle High School to the State Department of Education with hcaquarters In Little Rock will delay the start of the program here. It was announced yesterday by W. B. Nicholson, superintendent of schools. Tlie class work for veterans was scheduled to sUrt Monday. Mr Nicholson said, but a successor to Mr. Lewis has nol been obtained and it Is planned now to postpone Ihe classes until September I. Mr. Lewis has directed the work here for two years and Mr. Nicholson said that he had done outstanding work In both the distributive education field and with the VA program. "We regret losing him," Mr. Nicholson s»ld adding, "the high vahw placed on his work Isjshown by the fact that the ^'anls him lo Opening Itclayert Three Weeks At Rocky School. Rod Roddy. principal, announced his faculty to .nclude Miss Dorothy Baker and Mrs. Aleta Priest. The Boynton faculty Is headed by Mrs. Nora Griffin prii includes Misses Hele Jane Redman. Pawheen will be under thc prin- cipalslnr, O f Mrs . Cllarl( , s and thc other teacher will be Miss Helen Homines. Miss Jewel Oraddy will be the principal at Box Eider and Mrs Delbert Williams, teacher Buses operate out of Leachville "". d ./ e , Ulr " .'.'" : h| B h school stu- schools US Chiefs of Staff Arrive in Europe For Conferences FRANKFURT, Germany, July SO. Howell and i '/»>/—The United States joinl chiefs of staff arrived here loday In PresI- cipal and . negotiations witu the workers and the Communist Foreign Affairs Bureau The attache ultimately offered n settlement averaging '.hi'Ce months, pay. The Navy and St:itc Departments proved il. The Foreign Affairs IJnreau said It wanted to study the nffc-r. Thoin;aid more than half of the workers were willing to accept. Tiir former employer became Im- pati<*nt. They contended thai since ™ , again a f ° Ur evening. . The summer session has been de- nyed for three weeks because the polio epidemic. of Fulbright Wants Small former Protected Under Price Support Plan WASHINGTON. July M {Ap) _ small farmer proteacd under any price support program f or cottonseed. Th« Department of Agriculture announced this week H planned to support the price of cottonseed at 90 per cent of parity—or slighlly under »50 a ton. Details of the program hae rot been worked oul rulbrighl told newsmen yesterday he hopes the progrim will work to the advantage of the small farmer. The Arkansan also said he «< dent Trum.m's personal plane to begin 10 days of conferences with Western European military chiefs and to survey American forces In FTurope. The three top U.S. military commanders were grceled at Frankfurt's Rheln-Maln alrbase by American Military John J. McCloy and American military chiefs In Germany. Adm. Louis Denfield. chief of naval operations, said he and Gen. Omar Bradley. U.S chief of staff, and Gen. Hoyl Vand nbcrg. Air Forces commander, would talk over military problems wllh Western European leaders. . "We will ia»: the chiefs of staff of thc Atlantic Pact nations during our 10-day stay In Europe." Dcnlielri told newsmen. "We are nol going lo talk about mllllary aid." Apparenlly Admiral Denfield. In saying the talks would not deal with military aid, was referring to specific discussion of the military aid program which Is now being debaled in Congress. General Vandenbcrg said "there will be an exchange of' ideas with the European mllllary leaders." General Bradley said the Joint chiefs will confer In Paris with Field Marshal Lord Montsomery, < 1 H»r nf the We«irm I'ninn 'Brl- Slaff. Diary Figures In Probe of 5 Per Centers WASHINGTON. July 30. in',—A .Senate investigator xiid privately today thnt the secret diary figuring prominently in Ihc "five per center' inquiry prompted thc quiring of dapper John Marnuon Maragon Is a SG-ycnr-rild mrm about-town who has r:all«l frc micntly at. thc White House. During no prODT notice of dismissal iva.s i Hie last lu p o days he hns brrn cities given, the Navy was obligated (o j ttoned extensively Ijrhjnd clr)sr< cm tinuc its payroll They demanded lv;o weeks, additional pay in lieu of the notice and three months sev- yes- in? of government contracts. Senator Hooy (D-NCi. the sub committee chairman, has said man- names — Inclvrllnj those of semi govcrnmenl officials and e;oiigrcs particular alarm was tell 'until the mpm!]r ' r -' i — nrn mentioned In the mirror.: a r B «, ~ n ,i i—i— diary In Mle case. He also has sal er? nee pay. Tho demonstration began - terday with a handful entering the Since small demonstrations IIEVC been commonplace, no numbers grew and leaders announced the three consulate members could not leave the building. Civil Rights Congress Raps Clark Appointment NFW YORK. July .TO. (fl'i- The Civil Hlghts Congress '.oday frr.ird the nomination of Altorncv General Tom C. Clark as an asvx.iale justice of the U 3. Supreme Court "B gratuitous insult IVivwn nto Ihc faces of the Negro people." to thc court - "major Ihreat to the future of American constitutional liberty." the congress declared In a telegram sen; lolnlly to Vice President Alben Barkl.'y and Sen. McCarran (D-Ncv). Cl.irk's elevation would constllute Soybeans CHICAGO, July 30- doors by fi spr-rint Senate subcommittee louMiiK ml allcaatlrins r>f the use of influence In the award- that doesn't necessarily mean thos named arc Involved In any Improp er transactions. Thc subcommittee Is frying to find nnt whether persons who hel| gel federal conlracts for other, for a fee. usually five pr*r cent o the proceeds, have Itcmptcct l< Influence government procuremen Thc group also wants to lean whether any government official. have gone out of tholr way to b rir-lnful to five per centers. Thc diary In Ihc case, now In Ih po.sse.ssion belonged t of Ihc subcommitte James V. Hunt, a lo . , mer Army oFFicer and War Asset, Administration employe. quotations: Nov •ifFi—, Soybean Close Prosecutor and Aide Enroll in University For Special Training Prosecuting Attorney H. 0. Partlow and Deputy Prosecuting Atn. Hisli Low Close ney Arthur 3. Harrison Ictt Loda 231'j 234 SJ5'-;-'; for Chicago where they vslll .iltcm 237', i34 235- T . -36 , a week's course on criminal pros- KM-C \: 235 J31U 333U-.U | ecullon »t Northwestern University object. AI'I'OINTKIt — Attorney * vhich also w»s killed. State police Identified the other lane as a Navy craft and said Irat, Ihe pilot, only person in the ilane, was killed. The Navy plane trashed (wo miles west of the EAb Cralt. The company said the DC-3, larrying n passenegsr and a crew of three. "rtMntlgratcd In thc air" afler colliding \vilh the Navy plane. The airliner had left Boston at 7:55 a.m. (EST) and had stopped U Hartford, Conn., and LaOuardia Field, N.Y. rt, was to have stopped at Wilmington. Del., and then proceed south. Us declination was believed lo be Allanla. Information about th c "dlsintl- gratlon" of Ihe DC-3 came from rescue squads sent t o the scene, the company aimuonced. These same sources reported thc collision with a military plane. Tile crash occurred about 10 a.m. The line said these persons had boarded the plane on its slop at Attlee Returns •il' r* ill s Fire Socialist Leader Sees Party Spite in Blast By Ex-Prime Minister LONDON, July 30-M')-PrIrne Minister Attlee accused Winston ihtii-chill loday of giving lirllaln >I:ick eye abroad out of "jrrcspon iihillty and Parly spile." npptylnie lo Churchill'* Conservative Party policy speech at Wol- vcrhiunnlon a WC ck ago. AUlcc said his abuse of the labor government "may be taken seriously In olher countries," «-hcre he Is remembered mainly as a wartime prime minister. Attlee declared: "Any government which docs not maintain hi, n | s nlujiys denounced LaGuardla Field: Mr. and Mrs. P. Kalgin and child, Long Ucach. N.Y. Miss o. Deliall. Albany. N.Y Mrs. w. Andrews, no address available. Miss A. Sutherland, no address available. Military personnel from Ftort Dix were rushed to the scene almost six miles northeast of the post. Slate police at port Dlx said they had received a report a Navy plane is down not far from the wreckage of Hie DC-1. State police at FY>rt Dlx Identified the down mllilary craft ns a Navy plane. They said il carried only t pilot, and that he was killed in ttie crash. The DC-3 crashed t,wo and one- half miles north of tills Army base. The Navy plane plunged to th« Rroutid two miles west of the EAi. craft. ns Incompetent." Churchill tol ( | a parly rally at Wolverhainpton that Ihc labor government, hnd led Britain Into "imminent, peril" of communism and national bankruptcy. "I have never been slow to acknowledge his war service." Altlce said In a prepared speech In his own election district, "but during these last four years he has had a bad relapse Inlo Irresponsibility and party spite." First Ptililiral Talk Attire's speech war, his first, purc- Iv political appearance In tlie cam- ilsn for thc next general election, He defended the labor government's nationalization p r i> g r a m which Churchill had denounced us "cramping and disastrous," "How disxraceful It is." declared Attlee. "to try and make people believe that all our difficulties arc clue to Hoclnlist. uiisiuanjigrini;nt " Thc primp minister said the pub- shul policy statement Ismcd last week by the Conservative I'arty made "utterly unsupported chiir- 'S." He added: "Having heard Mr. Churchill's violent \vords alxnir. tujw this country had b<en bnitn:ht to a low ebb in its fortunes and mined by the labor KOvi-rnmciit. you would have expected thc Torh-s to propose ciittins down expenditures. "But on the contrary, on page after page tit this document, tiiey ilrjmnm! Increases. There Is a lot of talk nlxdit rc'durinu' extravagance hut not a single practical suxccs- tlon." Altlce described Ihe Tory policy statement as "elaborate uinda*' dressing." Midwest, East To Get Relief; South Swelters By the AssrHrhltedl Press Cooling breezes fanned out over the heat-weary Midwest and headed Into the sweltering Eastern states today ns the death toll from the oppressive weather mounted to more than 75. On niythcvillc, the mercury hit OB degrees yesterday for the fifth time Uiis summer. Highest temperature of the season to date was 89 degrees, recorded July 2. Low thus morning was 73 degrees.) The fresh Canadian «!r broke the week-long spell of hot and sticky weather over the central states yesterday and last, night. It was moving eastward from 15 to 20 miles an hour and was expected to cover thc eastern heat belt tonight. The federal weather bureau nt Chicago did not expect much of the cool air lo drift, into the hot South- rrn states. But it, looked like another day of hot weather for most of thc eastern slates, extending the heat wave to two weeks In some ureas. With thc arrival of thc welcome cool air. it was a pleasant midsummer day In Ihe central plains, thc upper Mississippi Valley ami the upper Great Lakes region. No go-degree tcmper- iilurcs were in prospect and there was a sharp reduction in humidity. The torrid eastern states can ex- pocl similar pleasant weather tonight and tomorrow, federal fore- castors said. The death toll in (lie Eastern stale's mounted as temperatures soared into the 90's .in ( l broke records for the dale yesterday. There wr-re scores of prostrations. Business establishments in many cities rlojrd and sent employees rio-ne because of the sizzling heat. Astronomers Discover Speedy Object in Sky BERKELEY. Calif-. July 30. r,F>— Aslronomers at Lick Observatory have discovered an extremely fast- moving object In the sky. the University nf California announced last, night. Thc astronomers are not certain about thc nature of the discovery. They speculated 11 might be a minor planet. It was found on photographic plates taken with a 20-inch star camera by Observer C. A wirUiticn on July 25. u was confirmed on another picture taken Thursday night. It is of thc Hth magnitude, meaning It Is loo lalnt to be seen with Ihe naked eye. It was discovered in thc Constellation Aquila, which Is just overhead before midnight. II is moving two dr-Brres n dry. One degree is considered a fast moving Weather Arkansas Forecast: Partly cloudy Ihis afternoon, tonight anr! Sunday. Scaltered Ihundershow-rs In northwest and central portions this afternoon pnd tonight, and in extreme south i»rtlon Sunday Not quite so warm in north portion tonight and in northeast and central portions Sunday. Missouri forecast: Generally fair lonljht and Sunday. Warmer west mid north portions Sunday. Low tonight. 60-G5 north, to 63-70 .south. Hln.fc Sunday, upper 80s and lower 9fts. Minimum this morning—13. Maximum yesterday—96. Sunset today—7:04. Sunrise tomorrow—J:00. Precipitation 24 hours from 7 am today—none. Total since Jan. 1—34.31. Mean temperature i mid-way V>e- twcen high nnd low)—85.5. Normal mean for July—81.5. This Dale Lasl Year Minimum this morning—75. Maxiniuir yesterday—05 Precipitation Jan. 1 to this dU«

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