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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THM DO1CLNANT KKWRPAPVU f\m MfiRTWAttr *nv AM««B * ui-\ oyvvtrr».».n. L-™. ._...,..^,_.. VOL. XLI11—NO. '19 Blythevllle Daily New* BIythevUle CourXir BlythevUle Herald UUtlulppl VUley DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTH EAST ARKANSAB AND 8OUTHKAOT M1BOOUK1 HI,VTHKVll^K,ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, MAV 18, HMO SINGLE COPIE3 FIVE CENTS U. S. MOBILIZES TRANSPORTATION FORCES Fresh Move Hinted Toward Breaking of Coal Mine Deadlock K.v IIAVMONO I.AHK I'nllrd 1'rcss Staff C'orrrspomlcvif WASHINGTON, May 18. (U.P.)-tW niovns were under I'oiisHlcrulion totlay io brciiUie now life into (he slnllecl soft coal wage negotiations. CiiiitioiiK sJnU-monls vy officiiils of Iho K ovcnimcni, (he (jiiiled iUme Workers (AR,) ;iml Iho «>;il producers indicated that li-csli moves were al'ool. Neither side however indicated when it rnijjiH arl. , BHS Graduation Begins Sunday 93 Seniors to Hoar ~ Baccalaureate by • Rev. R. Scott Baird. Meanwhile, government officials) < who aye considering possll)!e sei?.- ure of the mines upon expiration of Hie current truce next week, watched anxiously to sec if seizure would ue successful in keeping tho nation's rortlronds running: The first week of the two-week truce in tlie coal strike ended today with production expected to hit 0,000,000 tons. This is about. 25 per cent hclow weekly production before the strike :md 2,200,000 tons under the nation's nonnnl weekly needs. John L. Lewis' demands for a $70.000.000 welfare fund for his miners remained the principal stumbling block in the coal dispute and neither side appeared giving in. AFL Council Backs Lewis The AFL's Executive Council aligned itself solidly behind Lewis yesterday, pledging to support his welfare request "to the limit." Lewis wiiuts the fund financed by a seven Commencement w eek of Blylhe- villr Hiph School will begin tomorrow evening, (j o'clock, when the P3 seniors make their first public nppcartmcc as they march ncror>s Haley Field for baccalaureate services. The Rev, R .Scott Bnivd. pastor of First Christian Church, will deliver the sermon. Identity of the valedictorian, sn- lutatorian ami other honor students First Load of Coal From Pennsylvania Mine Last Minute Effort to Prevent Rail Strike Apparently Fails as Unions Ignore Truman Request The firsl Irnin lond of coal leuvr-i the Hnrwick. PeniLsylvonln, mine on the fl The miur-. which 1ms bwn Idle for -12 dnys, produces 3,(jCO Ions ol coal per day for tl (NEA Te Icphoto.) r.sl day or n (wo weeks truce. Co. was undisclosed today with lnc ««'ard prcscntalioixs date also jier cent assessment on the coal industry's payroll with its administration lelt in union hands. The ""announced, operators have rejected the demand ' ''he seniors will be seated on flatly as a new and radical social °" c of the speakers' stand. philosophy. . facing the stadium where hundreds . The AFL council said the Indus- ° r rclativ <!s and friends of the grad- try's stnrid "is completely at vnri- ' " Ble s wi " Bather lor the religious nncc with the facts." It said similar j scrvlco welfare funds already are in ef- 1 Clad in their traditional caps feet in garment, electrical trades and izowiis. the seniors will march nnd -other Industries' in America io the music of Blythevllle School and for miners in Britain, Spain Band. Many of them have walked and India. "We wish to let it be known that "'111 walk tomorrow for the pn.st the AFL supports the UMW to the "" . . fullest extent in this controversy." . the council Raid. "The coal miners arc not fighting alone for the justice they deserve. The 7,000,000 members of the A PL, will back them up to the limit until victory i.s won." Watch Kuil Developments • In rejecting his proposal to arbitrate the dispute, both Lewis and theV onerators told President Truman'.that they were not ready to change their positions on the health and welfare issue. Some sources believed their adamant stand would push Mr. Tru- the. on the campus over which they 12 years — as students from first grade through the 12th. One of the largest graduating classes in the history of BUS, the class will begin tomorrow a week of programs and social events marking the conclusion of their high school years. Monday will be "Senior Day," when the annual program of "Will and Prophecies" is presented during the morning assembly period beginning at 10 o'clock. The seniors will have their futures predicted and they, in turn, will leave their "immaterial" possessions to students man toward seizure of the mines | *" lower grnde.s. A feature of the some time next week in an effort tr> program will be presentation of tho k-rep them operating after the prcs- j senior class photograph. cnt temporary two-week work pe- Tuesday night will be Clns-s riod ends. They believed that ;r Night when each senior \vili parti- Official Says U. S. Foils Down On Promise to Feed Hungry WASHINGTON, May 18. (U.P.)--Tlic Umt«! SU\U>s today jippcarrd to bo the only one of (he world'.H four bijj coiintrii'.s with food surpliiscs that is fulling down on its promises to help feed hungry peoples. Dr. D. A. Fitzgcrnld. director or ' the Agriculture Department's '.Office of Allocations and Hctiiiiri-- menu, said Canada. Australia nnd Food Shortages Hit Blytheville Bread, Butter, Meat On Scarce List Here And In Other Cities. "No bread-no butter-no meat" were words henrri by Blytheville housewives yesterday afternoon and today as they went from store 'o store in search of three essential foods. There wns n. little ment. available in som c stores but no butter , nor bread at nil, a check revealed. The acute bread situation here i.s caused by Memphis bakeries cur- : tailing deliveries to other cities, after having had their flour quota cut because of the wheni shortage and the local bakery is unable to inert the additional need. The local bakery, however, is producing a s much bread ns before rationing because, in the nc.v plant, much waste has been eliminated an c | a deduction of weight in the loaf has made it possible for more loaves to be made from the snmc barrel of flour, it was pointed o 1 /,. L. S. Hartzog, owner of bnkcries at Blytheville and Slkeston. Mo., Mn - v - Thcv totaled only 105.000 tons said a survey hud revealed that ns compared with n gonl of about while the situation In Blythevills • 333.000 tons. and vicinity is bad that other, The department pointed out. ho p .v- towns are celling even less bread ! ever, thnnt the shipments did not ., , , , "™" ltcA ""V 1 ™ rcllot "° A '" cll < : "" >""' "' tt.c agree- Big Cities Face Food, Fuel Crisis Now Yorkers, Already Hard Hit, Prepare For Now Emergencies. ftE\V YORK, Mny in. (UP)--. Tho ll.OM.OOO liuinhllniiln of |.l u > New York nielroiKilllaii nira. di>- pendcnt, upon th« rnlli-atulK tor food, fuel and transportation, sought emergency measures today to meet n new personal crisis. AK the deadline noarod for tlu 1 rnllrond strike, l.he gvcnt white wny of Broadway was still dhu- med evil, by iho conl strike anil 1,2f>(J relnll butcher shops worn do.u-d protesting UK- ment black nmrkct. '1'he mil strike will hall IfiO.omi tons or freight which move Inlo the city dolly. Immediately, 204.000 dully commuters will lie (orccd to use inito- mohllc. |.iixl nnd bus irnnsiwrtu- llon. Police s;ild they fcnred Ihe worst traffic'. Jnm In the clly'B history. , . saa nn Argentina expect to meet their ox- 1 T , nl>|1 " mlt| y ™'islsl«d of pre- v port goals. He accompanied former President*Herbert Hoover on his world lour of hunger areas. Fitzgerald said Caniula waK --x- ceediiii; its uojils and Australia would Just nhnnt hit its export lur-. Eels. He added Ai-Rcnlinn prob.'Wi: would 'fnll short of its wheat export goals but would make up the deficit, with corn and other coarse grains. Under Mr. Hoover's new program for slaving off mass starvation during the next five months, the United States would have to export 4.220.000 tons of cereals through September. Canada 2,300.000 tons. Australia 9M.OOO tons iind Argentina 2,375.000 tons. The Agriculture Department disclosed yesterday Ihat I his country's j steadily declining grnin exports lilt in the first 10 days of :1 mensures to provide the cereals—Including the higher wheat extraction rule, n cut In domestic flour consumption and the grain Ixmus progi'mii. than here. He urged people to eat. the end i include the huge volume or thnl. hns been flowing from farms . railroad workers continued to wo.-k I o'l'atc on the program. . . , ,. l: „„,„ „,.. *,, [pieces of each loaf, lo store bread (to country cle.vntors under the gov-'dunt Tniman as ' Byrnes Returns From Conference Secretary of State Declines Comment on Big Four Meetings. WASHINGTON, Mny 18. (UP)— Fccrclnry ol stale Jumcs P. Byrnes mid his party returned to Washington from Paris loiiny. but the score)nry declined lo comment on the unsuccessful Paris conference for the present. n.vrnes snid nt the airport, thai he hoped to make n report to the nalion Monday night. lie snld he would talk lo Prcsl- The 'JM.OOO i>c.rsoiis who mnlly leave Ilio iilty dally on long dlstimce railroad trips will bo forced to remain lit overcrowded hotels or find some means of mu- lor I innsporlatlnn. HUH companies paid , tluil there wove now i.r.CO buses In u.sc,:dntly WASIIINfiTON, MH.V '8. (U.l>.) —The government todfiy Ix'Kiin lo inoljilii-.o tniek.s, bus linos mid airplanes to • keep iwi'titinl li-snisporlalion goink despite the imminent railroad strike. : The Ktitfiiici'i's 1 niul Tniinmen'B Unions ignored direct government request io cancel the -I p. m. Btrike call. It apiieiired Unit miitiy members- of those unions likewise intended to ignore President Trumun's appeal -that they <liKi-«K,inl (he strike mils and continue at work under Koven:mont nei/ure that was put into effect yeslerdav How .severe the tie-up will be remained to lie seen'after 4 p. m. Government ana railroad management officials, however, admitted Hie situation looked black. ••• Col. ,). Monro* Johnson, director of the Ofdco or Defense Triiiwixir-. tnllon—which has charge of the 1-nUroHds fcr the gbveniment Senators Debate Strike Situation Amendments to Labor Laws Bring Spirited Oratory But No Vote. BV JOHN CUTTER IJjdtrrl sinfr Oorrmponrtriil WASHINGTON. May 18. <U1'I — Ren. Joseph H. Hull. It.. Minn., today denounced a proposal by Sen. Clnude Pepper, D., Phi., to give the Kovornment power t« sc | zo sCrikc- thrcatencd Industrie,! and negotiate WIIKO contracts. Pepper offered the suggestion yesterday In Senate debate on pro- pmaLs to amend current labor JBWR. Tli n Vlortda senator endowed Kovcrnmcnl selziire of tho railroads. trnu.sporLJiiK 120.000 HCTSOHS In iintl out of the city and thnt, few cxl.ru Tic'^Vvwrded the same r^MST 6 *' ° rtrt «»>^ " the soft coa\ tins pimics and electric utility, reported that, fuel com- tocks not snltled before the end of the ,12-dny truce next week. .* for tile government, instead of striking today, the coal miners might follow suit. Secretary of E^nbor Lewis B. Schwcllcnbitch has said Ihat federal so.i7,ure was the oulv IcKul measure left to the government in an attempt to keep coal production 20- ing. Sonic administration leaders fear, however, that the miners would refuse to return to their jobs even il the government did seize. There is nothing to compel them, to work. Climax to events Friday nigh I. 8 o'clock, at Haley Field, when Dr. Joseph HoBier of Ocor{[ c Peabody College, Nashville, Tenn., will deliver the commencc- | carefully so that none would r:ii\ crnment's grain bonus prpgrnm. ue i before consumption nnd for food- serving nominal places lo serve only amount to n customer. In some (owns only one-hair loaf i.s bcinp sold to n customer nt ;i mcnl address at Haley Field and 'time but he said if voluntary co- cach senior will receive his ccr- : operation was given, he thought tificnt,, of learning for the pas-,'rationing to Hint degree would "°' U years. i nc necessary here at this time. Hotel Noble Manager To Attend Convention Landlord Uses Dynamite To Influence Tenants to Move Out of His House ry AI stores had somc bread this [morning, it was understood, although out-of-town trucks brought Jin only abnut 20 per cent of their I normal deliveries. Yesterday, all Jcsscc Stilt, manager of Hotel bread wns sold by 3 p.m.. and it Noble and president of Arkansas I was expected the same would be Hotel Association, will reprfsent. true loday .this state at the annual convcn- The butter and margarine situation of • '— "•• ••••••'- WI5LDON. N. C.. May 18. (UP)— : next A landlord was in jail here todav I H° on n charge of setting off a stick American Hotel Association [ lion seemed unimproved with none i of either products found in stores week in niloxi. Miss. dynamite under the house of a tenant in an effort to make the tenant move. Wclrton police said that J. w. Williams. G4-year-o)d Hnlifax county man. requested Mrs. Lewis Ciick- cll, n widow with seven children, to vacate the house about three weeks ago. When she failed to do so. officers said. Williams set off the dynamite viuder a side of the house, blowing oft weather boarding nnd shattering three windows. No one was hurt. Police said that as the family ran out of the house, Williams set nfl three more sticks of dynatnitc, and the explosions were heard in Welrton, four miles away, and Ronn- oke Hapids. Williams was arrested shortly later. Williams confessed, police said. hut Insisted that he was only nl- todny). Ho uill BO tomorrow, accompan-! visited by ick of ict ' by Mrs. Still, and they will I afternoon. of the house. lo "scare" the family out N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK,M ton closed steady. spend the week there. a reporter in the late Meat seems to be growing nior-; Other food developments: convenient for the President, ' Byrnes, accompanied by Sens. The Slate Department formal; I Tom Connnlly. D., Tex., nnd Arty announced an Anglo-American! lh»r Vandenbr-rg. R., Mleh., and agreement to speed more food to i'heir parly arrived at the National world famine areas. The dlscl<i*! Airport nt 10:35 n.m. in the ATC The City MiirkdtK commission , ,:, o t reported lo the mnyor Hint there > wn Kn 30-tlny supply of food on hnnrt In the city nnd that wholesalers and chain stores hnve only two to three weeks supply of food on hand. Cotton Carnival Feature Tonight To Be Big Parade MEMPHIS, Tenn., Mny 18. (UP) -JWenf.her pcrmHtlnij, lh\> Wlfl Memphis Cotton Cnrnival will stage its grand parade depleting "150 ycnrs of Tennessee history 1 ' with a dash of current politics tonight. One flont, honoring "great men of Tennessee' sure came on the heels of a slate-1 plane Crescent nnrnvan.• lie snid | Sctl - K. D. McKellnr and political ment by President Truman thnt ihc.i Russia had rejected a similar aprictil for cooperation. iclicvc he .should also have to direct negotiations with Ihe employes, In his capacity ns management, nnd to execute n collective bargaining contract, uu bolmlf of thnt management. Bull Denounce* Pepper Hull denounced Pepper's sugge.s- Mon as "fantastic." "A situation In wlilch nil tidinl:!- •Islmlion nlllcd with the CIO-PAG iiCROlintcd a collective bargaining contract is^n fantastic Interpretation ( if what Is inennt by collective bnrgalnlng," Hall protested. nnll Insisted thnt the Ttuman nclmlnf.'ilriitlon hns "shown bias In favor of InrfTe Inhor orgnnil'.nT lions." He nlso accused Pepper of taking Ihc attitude that unions always nrc virtuous nnd employers ahvny.s nrc blnckguards. l Commenting on tho soft coal strike nnd Senate attempts (o draft ' antl-slrlkc IcKl.tlalion, Sen. James M. Ttmnell. D., Del., mild "there Is . i ee s ha,| a comfortable trip from leader E. H. Crump. Other heroes 'definite Intent ihrauch the use t 8 2. Fitzgerald denied the chmw- of Chairman John W. Flannacan. Jr.. D., Va.. that statements by soino government officials lo the r-iftrt the U. S. was not doing nil It r.iu to relieve famine was causing resentment overseas. 3. The Agriculture Department said canncrs of certain types of salmon previously exempted from government set-aside orders would en roulc In Hr-rnntda. In the to Jn niey will meet Crawford M. I .scarce daily with butchers co-opcr- Noblc. owner of Hotel Noble and j nting by distributing what they president of the Hotel [ | lav e as 'best they can. former Grccters of America, and Mrs. Noble. who will attend the convcn- tion. Mr. and Mrs. Noble, who have been visiting in Miami, afler A/ores n Byrne. 1 ! said he would go lo Ihc Stale nr-parlment and communicate with Mr. Truman to arrange to make his reporl lo him. He said he would hold no press conference until after Monday night. ll.vrnes and Ills parly were greeted at the airport by acting Secretary of Stair Dean Aehcson. Her- nar(( iinrirch, and Ihc French Ambassador Henri nonet with other I of thp slate Department and relatives of the party. be memorialized nrc Andrew kson. Sam Houslon and David Crockett. Officials of so-called cooling off jxirlcxis to prevent, the right to strike." said the parade would | ' not move If any rnln fell since tlie floals are electrically lighted with 12.000 light bulbs. In casi of postponement, the purade will move Wednesday night. Private balls, street dancing and the Mummers' and Maskers' ball nlso on tonight's schedule. N. O. Cotton spending the winter at Hotel Astor. New York city, plan to visit Dyess Graduates Hear Little Rock Educator Clifford Blackburn o( the State in New Orleans and Texas before Department or Education In Llttli coming to Blytheville this Sum- | Rock, was principal speaker last lllcr - | night at commencement exercises I of Dyess School graduating class. Pauline Willinms was valedictor- >nn ror the class and Mary Louise Chreslman. sahitatorian. Philip j. Deer of Blythevllle, supervisor of Mississippi County Gosnell High Graduates To Hear Osccoio Pastor The Rev. L. T. Lawrence, pastor or the Presbyterian Church at Osceola. will deliver the baccalaureate address tor Oosncll High School graduating class tomorrow afternoon. 3 o'clock, at the school auditorium. The commencement program will be held Wednesday night, when the NEW YORK, May 18. <UP>—Cot- Rcv R Scotl Haird. pastor of First • Christtrvn Church, will be guest speaker. "War March of the Priests." Mendelssohn, will he played ror the low close 27.58 27.71 27.63 21.7511 open high Mar 27.58 27.71 May 27.63 27.68 .July 27.15 27.16 27.09 27.16 Oct 27.42 24.44 2734 27.44 Dec 27.52 2158 27.45 27.58 Spots closed nominal at 27.76 up 1. Weather ilay, class processional. The invocation and benediction will be given by the Rev. R. L. Hanks, pastor -of Gosnell Church. The recessional is to be "Grand Mnrch" from "Alda" by Verdi. KAJJSAS—Partly cloudy to- ChlCOQO Wheat tonight nnd Sunday, not July . 18314 18314 18314 IBS 1 -; Chang? in lemperntiirs. Sept . l«3!s 183H 18314 183U Schools, presented diplomas. Tlie baccalaureate address Thursday night was given by Dr. Matt L. Ellis, president of Hcndrix College. Conway. op r:ii 27.03 27.12 27.36 27.47 high 27.r>. r ) 21.13 21.3fl 27.52 low 27.63 27.05 2731 27.41 close 27.(i!i 27.1.1 27.3!) have to deliver 33 per cent oi tlirir offipini, pack for export between April 1 " ' and March 31. 1047. All salmon now is covered by set-aside orders. 4. Tlie War Department nn- noimced appointment ol n I-'atuinn Relief Committee which will encourage the department's military Mn .v and civilian personnel to save food , J u'.v through conservation in the home' Oct. and the planting of victory gar-. Dec. dens. • One of the most important pro-' Chicago Rye visions of the new Anglo-American ' agreement was Britain's decision to \Jay . 227}; 227% 227^ 227H release 200.000 tons of grain for im- tuly . 148'i Hfl'i HSU 148',= Fear of Phantom Killer Strides Fort Smith, But Soon Subsides Tl;e children's parnde, postponed yesterday by morning. rain, was held this Official to Explain OPA Slaughtering Rule New- provisions of the OPA Slaughtering Order No. 2 will be He will conr«- with any person Tuesday when A. C. London, ot the slntc OPA office In Little Rock. will be at the local orrtce In the Ingram Building, 8 a. m ., to ^ p. m. He will confer with any persons of this section wishing information concerning Ihc new regulations, it was announced bv the locnl office. FORT SMITH. Ark. May IB. 'UP' —A brief spasm of fear that Tex- nrkana's famous phnntom killer h^ci shifted operations to Fort Smith subsided loday when Prosccnt^r Floyd Barham said here that fmir persons admitted being pvesriit when -16-year-old J. P. Law u'.is stabbed to death yesterday. Law. an advertising snlesmfl'i. was found dead In a ditch near the city limits, and Coroner Hush Johnson said a blade had pene- Iralert his body five Inches a»d severed six ribs. Barham said E. M. Sharp of Fort Smith signed a confession thnt he stabbed Lnw In an argument ovjr 85 cents. Sharp snid he cut t,n*'s necktie, then stabbed him twice Also docketed with Sharp wcra .._ — Mavis Cameron, May nell Clark nrrnnrcinenle nre Incomplete. and Marvin Arnold, all or Fort Smith. They denied knowing Law before the argument. The Camernn woman snid they had picked up Law at n local restaurant, taken him in their car to another restaurant, then nil live went to n country road where the flcht .started. . Fort Smith clearly had n case of the jitters as officers first considered the possibility thnt Tcxnrkniifi's nhantom killer might have moved into the northern part or the stntc. The police station was flooded with calls nnd practically everyone In town locked nnd bnrred their doors. 'Law Is survived by his wife, two Vets On-the-Job Training Here To Be Discussed goveniment— culled in Army, Nnvy and other officials Ui worlt ' out plans for iiinklng fullest use ol all available Irucki), ah-pluim nnd buws—com- mercial nnd military. . . • •• As much mull ns possible wlil be hnndled hy air, together with other emergency shipments, J. T. Harkms, assistant grand chief of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Enitlr.em, wtld in Now York tlmt tho strike is "absolutely »t111 on." Alvftnlcy Johnston, head of the Engineers, nnd A. P. Whitney, president, of the Trainmen, declined to make any comment whatever In Cleveland upon their «rrlv»l from Washington where they sa* Truman Hign the eeijnire order yestcrdny. . ' , .... ; ,, Col. Johnson utd that M ytt he haji noincelrcd any-reply at »11 t« hi. Uk-nmm MtH-18 hoorii »^o us,!'.Inn .hcadn 'of (he ' (wo •nlonn : In molnd'. tlieir s(rike <•»!! »hd order (heir m<n U> ittay. An (he Job. . - R»llru«d oltktala npreued bc- Uef. ihat the unions >ouW. not report ror work after MM 4 p.m. deadline. "The next move." their spokesman snid, "is up to the unions The whole Ihlng depends : oi whether these unions rescind theli strike cull.' Frankly, it doesn" look tpo bright." Reports from thioUt/iKiui the nation were Ihat the union member. 1 moiilly would follow the InatruC: lions of their leaders. 'Hie newly-dp poln ted federa inn linger of (he railroads, Charles Buford. wns nmong those in conference with Col. Johnson at thi O1DT. There still were hopes In (lie rariilal this morning .that the government .iclzare of ihc rar-_ rlers al 4 p. m., EST, yenUrday, would avert the strike. These hopes were -waning Tasl, however, as llif .strike deadline apj prokched with no reply troak the', unions. - — The White House had no fur ther comment on the situation. The ODT said that yesterday': statement thnt firemen would Ix used to substitute ns engineers wn: "hasty," Railroad officials havi said thai thev would not permit iinqu nil fled men to work. The firemen's union also had stated thnt their members would not work in other jobs. Ve.terans, employed under the Veterans Training Program, who arc dissatisfied with progress of their work or who desire to change to a new occupation, will l>e given an opportunity to discuss their problems with Earl K. Lightcap. or Little Rock. Monday anil Tuesday here. He will meet with each of the veterans' classes of the "On the Missourian to Represent Insurance Firm in City A new resident In nivlhovllle is Job" training program Monday and Tucsdny nights at Blytheville High School, to present Information on practically all courses of study nnd brunches of training lo mcel the Interests of nil veterans. Other Information will be • given Mr'." Powell has" 'just' 'received n Mond»y afternoon and nil day Tues- dlschnrgn from the Navy, wltu . day by Mr. Llghtcap nl the ofHce the rank o f lieutenant, junior grade. of p lllllns Robinson Indus rial Su- aftcr having served « months in , ' w !' vlR ? r ,?' '"« Blythevllle City Clyde R. Powell, formerly of Caruthersville. Mo., who has been appointed general agent In Misss- sppl County for the National Life Insurance Company, which is establishing on ofrice there. the united states Naval Reserve. Since his relense rrom active duty. Mr. Powell has been undergoing training in the Memphis office of this firm for [lie pnsl three months nnd recently returned rrom the Montpcller. Va., where he attended the veterans' Rerresher course held there. Son of Mrs. Emma Powell of Carulhcrsville. Mr. Powell was graduated from Cnruthersvllle High School in 1040. An Eagle Scout, hJ was active in Scouting there. Upon graduation, he became connected with J. C. Penney Company there and was promoted lo assh- tnnt manager Jan. 1. I9<1. He served In (hts cnpaclly until enlistment in thfi Nnvy Air Corps June 1, 1942. He received his Navy wings al Corpus chrlstl, n year later when Federal White Collar Workers Slated to Get 14 Per Cent Pay Hike WASHINGTON. May 18. (UP> — Only President Truman's signature was necessary todfty to give federal white-collar workers a U per cent pay increase. The Sen«te yesterday approved daughters, one son. his mother, four • he Joined the Fighting Squadron th e legislation. The house had prs- sisters and four brothers. Funeral j 14 nnd served In the Pnciric aboard vloasly passed It. It will become Schools. 138 East Main. Tills Information will Include how n veteran may gel education and training through the Veterans Administration, and which arc not available under the local program. Mr. Lightcap. an educator of many years experience and a consultant in vocational guidance, was graduated from University of Wisconsin. Madison. I the Alrcrart Currier Wnsp. erfectlvc July 1. Here's One Production Tie-up the Youngsters „ Really Wilt Appreciate JERSEY CITY, N. J. May 18 (UP)—News item for children: Workers at Ihe Jersey City- ami Bnyonne plants of the B«ker Castoi Oil X. .'rlcs went on strike tc-day halting production. ' Livestock *5T. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK- YARBS.. May. 18. (UP) (USDA)Llvestock: Hogs: 200, compared witli clo* l.ist week.; all classes and grade steady. Cattle receipts none; calves none Compared with close last week Slaughter steers steady to strong spots 15-25 cents • higher; heifer steady; cows weak to 25 cent* low er; bulls steady to 25 cents otf vealcrs 75 cents higher; replace ment. stock about steady. Tops fo weeks: 1.015-1,203 Ib. steers 17.25 choice 816 Ib. steers and heifer 17.00; choice 738 Ib. heifers 16.90 choice steers 16.75-17.15; so™* nnc choice 15.75-16.60; medium to goo< H.15-15.50; good and choice he.tt ers nnd mixed yearlings 15.25-16.90 medium 1325-14.75; good cow 12.75-13.25;, common and medhih beer cows 9.75-12.JJ; c«nners an< cutters 7.00-9.25; good beef, bull 13.75-14.50; medium .to good MU sage, bulls 12 50- U SO cholc? ire»l ers 16.75-17 2S medium to god 12.W-15.75; culU MM! eoourMi 6.75-11.00; medium to goe4 t« ' .. plncement '. steers 1*16-1* (6 nfffr srd.h'i'er «M»i- i—)~ medium steel: c'lvr.t 13.00. I5.J4

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