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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XUII—NO. 50 Blytheville Dally Newi Blyttieville Courier Blythevllle Herald DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST U1S13OURI HhVTliKVibl.E, AUKANSAS, MONUAY, MAY 20, SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS > Truman Promise Brought Truce In Rail Crisis Assurance of Larger Pay Increase Given, Union Officials Say WASHINGTON, May 20. (U.P.) —President Truman won the five- day rail strike truce by giving two railroad brotherhoods ''definite n.s- MIranee" of n wage ralsn above tlie $1-28 a clay rccoinmended by lur, fad-finding board, a imion oi- ficiaj snid today. AlviUilcy Johnston, president ol the Locomotive Engineers, made the disclosure after repoilmt; "some progress" in renewed government, efforts lo end the wage deadlock and avert a nationwide rail sir ike when the truce expires lit 4 p. in. Thursday." .Johnston said Mr. Truman i^ave the "assurance" in n telephone conversation Saturday with liim and president A. F. Whilncy of thr Trainmen's Union. The call prom pled Johnston and Whitney to agree to a five-day postponement of the strike, original!} scheduled for 4 p. m. Saturday. "The President gave us definite assurance that we would pet more that was recommended by the fact- finding panel," Johnston said, S lee] man Heads Conferences He indicated that the promised increase was contingent upon - postponement of the walkout and the return of Johnston and Whitney to Washington Lo resume negotiations. Presidential Adviser John R. Stcelman conferred today with union and management representatives-The government hoped that nn agreement- would be reached before the Thursday deadline. No joint conference between management and unions had been ai 1 - i-Jinsed vet. however. The two brotherhoods previously rejected thn panel's recommendations. Negotiations brok clown last Thursday when the carriers rejected a- union compromise and said they would not KO beyond the panel recommendations. On Friday, Mr. Truman ordered federal seix- . in 1 ' 1 of the lines. Minutes before the scheduled strike Saturday, Mr. Truman announced he had obtained a five- day truce nud- Raifk it \vas hoped Ilial. • Vlc\sumptii«P^5'r :j: ''7iH|4i^i would lead to a permanent settlement before the armistice expires. New Oilcans Mayor Calls' For Gambling Referendum j After Churchmen Protest NEW OiiI.EANS, I.n., May 20. <UP>—Mtiyor Dc-lcsscps Morrison today moved to meet church o)>po- , sltion to his plan for legalized gambling in New Orleans by calling for a referendum on May' 28. . He said the referendum would ] show only "a small but vociferous" group opposed legalized gambling while n "great majority of New I Orleans voters" (avoi'ed the plan. I The program calls for licensing of 250 handbooks and 3,000 city- owned and operated slot machines. Morlson claimed the plan would net the city $0,500,000 annually. I To charges of Dr. W. W. Holmes, I head of (he Ministerial Union's Social Detterinen committee, that the plan was a "betrayal" of the forces that elected hltn. Morrison answered he had made it elenr that he favored Utilized, controlled and . taxe<\ gambling. Plane Crash In Virginia Takes 26 Lives 134 to Gradate From Junior High Presbyterian Pastor To Speak Thursday At Commencement. Steering Gear On Car Breaks; Woman Injured The Rev. Harvey T. Kidd. pastor ; of First Presbyterian Church, will . speak Thursday afternoon, 4:30 o'clock, at the Junior Hiyh School commencement exercises for 134 eighth graders, Lo be held at Haley Field stadium. The invocation will be Riven by » the Rev. S. B. Wilford, pastor of First Methodist Church, and the I Rev. L. C. Ramsey, pustor of the | | Assembly of God Church, will offer the benediction. Awards will be presented by W. B. Nicholson, superintendent of schools, and Mrs. H. w. wyiie. vice president of Blytheville School Board, will present diplomas. llie School Band will play the processional "Pomp and Chivalry" by Charles J. Roberts and recessional "War March of thn Priests" by F. Mendelssohn. The eighth grade music class will sing "Ecstasy" \-y E. Cowdell and "Good Luck, Mr. Fisherman" by John Prindlc Scott. "Thanks Be to God" by Stanley Dickson wtH be ensemble singing, Candidates for graduation ;\re Clinton Edward Abbott, Beverly Ann Alley, Larry Graham AslUey M BUHe 'Ruth Austin,"Mary Margaret Auten, Rena Clco IJa.iley, Patty Lynn Bartholomew, Alan Berry, Mary l'f£ Bidwell, Tony Irvin ' Birmingham. Gilbert Eugene .Bisher, Elizabeth Ann Boswell, Myrta .Catherine Bradley, Walter D. Bradley, Donuld Brooks, Billy Brown, Donald Bunch, Pal Richard Burks. Betty Jean Burns. Dorothy Jane Bush. Margery Claire Cagle. Mary Jcan- ette Child;;, Patricia Ann ChiUvooc 1 ., Mary Sue Crafton, Robert Louis Cm Eton. William Royce Culhun Nancy Ann Damon, Donald Deskin, Malcolm Rayinon Twenty-six persons were killed when a chartered airliner, bound from Newark, N. ,j., to Houston, Texas :rnshcd into n rain-drenched stand of pine woods, shirtly isftcr il-s takeoff from iiynl Airport near Ulch- ninnd, Viryitiia, Here, volunteers carry lh<» chiirrcci body of one of the victim^, from the scene of th crfiph. The airliner bclongcrl lo th« Vlkiny Air Transport Company fir (.ilcmUile. cnllf., which operate. non-scheduled air Carriers throuuhuut llic -southern United jilalrs. (MKA Trlophoto.) Acts {Starvation Threat May Last To Curb Violence Demonstrators, Led By Communists, Rough On Jap Policemen. Four Years, Food Director Says Workers Termed Greatest Need In Nation Today as Truman Recalls Earlier Admonitions Byrnes to Report On Paris Parley Secretary of State Says Patience Needed In Making of Treaties. »Y It |[. SIIACKFOKH United i"ress .Staff ("i>rrrs|>iinili-iH WASHINGTON. May M. IUI>> — Secretary of Stale James !•'. llyrni's will call ii])un the American people t"iili;hl lo have patience. In the difficult task ol 'drnrtliiii pence- treaties for the Ash nnd UK si\lel- Illcs. In n report to tlic nation, lio will ndnvlt imollicr ftvllurc lit 8>''thin bly power iiBreemcnl on iwuce Ireatles. He w lll not discount llin wUlc Kiilf KcnuraUiii; Soviet Russia . - .. rind tliu western allies. But lie will I rowii dispute. A. F. Whitney, presl- TOKYO. May 20. (UP>—Gen. Douglas MacArlhur cracRcd down ' 01 'Banhatlon met In emergency ses- 11} AUSTIN C. Dulled I'rcs* Sl»ff Corrcspmilrnt WASHINGTON, May 20. (1J.P.)— Sir John Boyd Orr, director of tin: United Nations Food and Agriculture Or- Kiinixiition, wnnicd totfay tlini the world food .shortnge will coiitintin for Ihroo or four years. He sjiokc as the 18-counlry food , - ---- - — . -- todny on "undisciplined elements" of the Japanese population, accusing them of endangering the occupation by physical violence nnd Intimidation under organized lendership. MacArlhnr culled the situation deplorable nnd promised to take steps to control any recurrences. The supreme Commnndcr issued a formal warnlnp to the Japanese people, a few hours after n Communist-led throng of more thnu lf>0.000 demonstrators seeking food bruised a number of policemen and threw one into the Imperial Palace moat. MncArthur's warning said, "Physical violence which undisciplined slon to plnn the feeding of hungry millions. Orr asked the delegates not to wn.ste time discussing the size of the coming harvest. "Following the 1940 harvest, the world will be as badly off for food as It was nt the time of the 1945 harvest because this time we will have no great reserves of food carried over from the previous year," he suUl. , £. "When lhor<. are sufficient stirr? pllr.s or cereals to prevent huncer, there will be a further period of shortage of nnimal products essential for health, owing to the diversion t>f cereals from animal feeding lo direct human consumption. Thus three to four Mr.s. Bessie Stalcup. GO. of Gosnell, was seriously injured in a motor accident Snturriny afternoon when a tie rod broke, causing the car to strike jui approaching mn- cliinc. Both cars were damaged to sonic (xtent but other occupants of the two machines escaped with bruises. Mr.s. Stalcup's right knee and ripht wrist were fractured wTien thrown against, the windshield. An operation wns performed up- J Garner. Everett E. Gee Jr.. Benny on Ihe knee today at Blytheville ' Gentry. James Gentry, Joyce Gil- Hospital. I liam. Mnry Glasscock. Mary Jane Driver of the car was K~irs. Stal-jGofortli. Bonnie Jcnn Goodrich. Bet- riip's daughter. Mrs. L. C. Knrley. ty Ann Graves. Margery Hnle. Nnn- witli whose family she makes her | C y Nye Hamilton. Aline Louise Hnn- honic. ' sard, Betty Ann Harber. Glen Hnr- Mrs. Kerley said that, when the tie rod broke, the vmichine careened from one side of the highway to the other and struck an on-coming rar. Tli c accident occurred about 3 p.m.. near Luxora as members of ' Mrs. Stalcup's family were returning home from Osceola. In Ihe car were Mrs. stalcup. Mr. antl Mrs. curity of the occupation ilself. "I find it necessary to caution the Japanese people of the growing tendency toward mass violence Doyle, Virginia j and physical processes of intimida- Faye Easley. Mary Jo Eaton, Bobby tioir under organized leadership S. Edwards. Loy Eich Jr.. Mary which at present is a grave men- Jacqnelinc Estes, Maxine Fergison, 1 ace to the future development of Dorothy B. Fisher. Nellia Jack Flo\v- n-s. Billy Barnett Fowler, Alcda J. Freeman, Ruth Freeman. Harry James Frilzius Jr.. Dorris Rebecca Fulgham. Freddie Louise elements are now beginning lo practice will not lie permitted to j we art 1 f»<—i —ith continue. They constitute a men- >'enr shortage," ace not only to orderly government I Orr .said only energetic measures but to Ihe basic purposes and se-[ could prevent fulfillment of a war-j lime prediction that more people would die as the result of huncm- lhan were killed by military operations. Famine is the greatest polillclan of all—peace can not be built on foundation ol empty stomachs," •aid on-, warning against "Ihc clanger of lood being used as n political weapon." The eight-day conference opened Jnpnn.'* Kerley: another daughter of Mrs. Stalcup, Mrs. Robert While and son. Robert Lee. also of Gnsnell, and Mr. Kerley's sister. Miss Louise Kerley of Riplcy, Tenn. Blytheville Man's Truck Involved in Fatal Crash Joe Bethel Cunningham. 51, trucker and livestock dealer, was docketed at Winona, Miss., today on a manslaughter charge in connection with a highway ncciricnl in which Iwo persons lost their lives. Clara Mar Jacks. 33. and Thclma Lois Grantham. 30. both of Winona. v,crc killed when their car crashed into Mr. Cunningham's parked truck on Highway 50 near Winona. according to a despatch from there. Police at Winona said the Bly- thcvllln man failed to place flares behind his stalled truck. Mr. Cunningham, who resides at •no South Lilly, has been in the trucking and livestock business for a number of years, hauling merchandise over the MidSouth. where he would buy and sell livestock. ison. Ocic Marie Hawkins. Patsy Haynes. Glen Hill, Harold Honcy- cutt. Kenneth Hood. Buford Allen Hopper, Louclla Hubbard, Evelyn Jo Hudson. Franklin Dean Hunt. Julius I. Janet, Louis A. Jenkins. Betty Joan Jones. Charles Glenn Julian. Harvey Lee Kelly, Shirley Jean Kine. Robert Fairchilri Kirshner Jr.. Bobby Earl Koonce. Jessie K. Krech. Minnie Ruth Krccll. Fricdrich O. Lackmann Jr.. Jcri-y Joe I-c Carolyn Lintzenich. Betty \_x lace. Lois Marie Lovelady, R< Larry Lut/. Helen Sunship.c Mnrlin. Kathryn Martin. Lucille Mask, Gary Mason. Mary Nell M«'.- Bridc. Montie Pauline McCaslin Betty Joyce McGregor, Marcia Lou McGregor. Billy Lee Mick, Ralph Morgan. Bobby Evieene Mmpliv, Jcannine Needham. Charles F. Owens Jr., James Roland Higher Morals Needed, Pastor Tells Seniors without delegates from four nations which had bee invited—Russl:i. Aif-cnlina. Bra/ll and Slum. Ilu.s- sia'.s absence. Orr told a news conference earlier, was "n mile difficult." School graduating class were given a challenge to "Vjuild in themselves foundations of spiritual and moral character" by the Rev H. S. TJaircl. nastor of First Christian Chinch, when he s"oke last niphl at llie baccalaureate services al Haley Field stadium. I Tlie Rev. Mr. Baird warned Ihc !)3 seniors thn I the moral and spiritual foundations of the present world are not sufficient lo sustain our civilixation. "Two foundations on which you ivuiK.t build your life." he continued, "arc love for your fellow man and love for God. You should be \villinc to give your life for foundations." The Rev. Mr. Baird likened the .subject of his talk. "A City with Foundations." to a social order into | which members of this graduating ^ . class will go James J. Percifull. Charles Thur- others parlicipaling on the pro- Phillips. Patsy Committee Okay Given Gooch For U. S. Post WASHINGTON. May 20. lUPi-- The Si-nate Judiciary Committee today approved Ihe nomination nf Jurnes T. Gooch. of Wynne, Ark., lo be U. S. attorney for the Eastern District ot the Federal Court in Arkansas. Gooch wns designated to succeed Sam Rorex of Little Rock who resigned lo become a candidate for attorney general in Arkansas seeking the office now held by Ouy E. Williams. Williams seeks re-clcc- tlon. Jobless Vets Collect $35,602,953 in Week WASHINGTON. MaV 20. (UP)- The Veterans Administration reported today that unemployment j payments to veterans dropped lo a new low of S3S.602.fl53 last week. II, said, however, that new claims lumped about 12.000 from the previous week to 161.286. reflecting work stoppages stemming from the coal shortage. man Phillips. J. B. Lou Pope. Mnry Ruth Porter. Alice Dawn Preist. C. E. Price Jr.. Billy i G. Privett. Dorolhy Mac nambo, j Edna Pauline Ramsey. Dottie Jean Reagan. James Franklin Reinnilller.. Dorothy Rice, Tommie Lorainc Iloh- erlson. Luther Howard Robinson. Geortrc Eugene Shanks. Nancy Anne i Shivley, Bonlta Sue Slaukard. Melba Joy Smith. Prcdia Mcrrio Spain, Margaret Louise .Sullivan. i Mary Ellen Stafford. Charles David Stephens. Donald Stone. Martha Louise Taylor. Vivian Taylor. Cleta Fayc Terrell. Bonnie Sue Thompson. Belly Joe Touchstone. Martha Lois Traylor. Mary Louise Traylor. Floyd Alexander Trotter. Thomas Curtis Upton. Martha Jane Wallace. Martha Anne Warrington. Clavln Wheat Jr.. M. Richard Lcc Wheeler and Gladys Yowcll. Social Security Tax Cut Proposed SSB Chairman Says Two Per Cent Levy ;>- Wewld Be Adequate WASHINGTON. May 20. <UP>~ Chairman Arthur J. Altmeyor, of the Social fjrciirlty Board, today | urged Congress to reduce the three per cent federal unemployment, ti\x rate to two per cent. He disclosed thai stales now have on deposit with llie federal treasury nearly $7.000,000.000 of lincmploy- menl Inx funds. This Is the equlv- alcnl of more than four years em- plnvcrs contribution. 1 ;. "Even if «e should have ns many n .s three and one-half million unemployed. the average stale would be able to finance benefits wttli [i coiurlbutlon rate of less than tw 0 per cent without beliiB obliged to draw upon accumulated reserves," h c said. He made the statement before ,~[he House Ways and Means Committee, it l.s holding general hearings on the Koclal Security Act. Employers now arc- allowed a credit of up to 2.7 per cent of llhelr tax. if their state has enacted an unemployment compensation InW. • Tie repeal erl his protiosals for a I unified federal unemployment com| pcnsation system. He said there are "inherent defects" In a slntc by state system. N. Y. Cotton cxpiPR.n hope Hint the third MT next month wlU succeed nnd hta wininniip,sfi lo try UKnhi snvcrnl llinc.s if it'l, IJynics will speuk ovor two tm- tlnn-wUlo rndlo notworks (AHC »nd NHC) ut 8 p.m., GST. St'M.s, Tom Conniilly, D., Tox. t uicl Arthur H. VniHUitilMirK, II;,, WIc];., will rcixirt lo the Snnatu by mld-wiick. Dolh nccomp»nli'<l -IIH ridvlscr.s on this Irlp. iiljcrK Is oxj>ertPcl to piilnt the darkest piclvirc of the three. L'ounnlly nli'pndy hix.s cxi»rc.-i. i it'd hopeful outlmtam thnt UAR scheduled June Ifi foreign ndnlMcrs mcc'-- niny produce enough ic.siill.s to cnll n rnll-rledged pence conference. Accepts Honorary e From Missouri College By MKHK1MAN SMITH llllllrtl I'rrss Stuff ('orr<»|«>tii!cnt ." l.imSKTY, Mo., May 20. (U.I'.)— President Truman, ac- riiptiiitf mi hohoi'iiry degree from Historic William Jewell (.'.ollcKo ill noon loildny, said lie winliod Uie country would now li.slcu In tlu> lulnmnifion.s hc gave il on V-E flay arid on V-J Onv, to work, work, work. The Prpslilcnt told the graduating etusii ot OS seniors and a chapel auditorium crowded with almost l.'.iOO persons that nil we need now to create the 'greatest age In ll;C history of the world was work and 11 normiit, decent understand-' int of our neighbora nnd our ualglj- biir:; 1 needs. ' "Wlut we 'nrfd now mor« Uwn captains Mid quarterbacks, rspt- .dally Mond»y morning quarterback*, U people wllUnf ta *>rfc • for (he thtno (hey claim (her. are Cor," Mr. Truman Mid. He cited the working newsmen seated before him nnd Bald all couldn't . be managing editors or columnists to tell the President what to do. There rnunt be'Work_- crs nnd that, he Bald, was true on the fftrms, rHllroadii, In the COH! mines, auto factorlen and al! the Strikes Summary Shows Notion's Nerves Jangled My Unilrd Prrss Strikes and threatened walkouts throughout, the nation today mivu America Us worst ci«e of "irtrlko- nerves" In history. The ivmjor developments: Railroads — government conciliator* hoped for settlement of rnll dent of Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, nnd Alvuney Honson, heud of' Brotherhood of Engineers, return to Washington for further talks. Coal—One official predicts Prc.i- Ident Truman will order kelzure of eoal mines as end of two-week truce approaches. John I,. Lewis. Ship Owners Newest Target In Labor War WASHINGTON, May 20. (Ul'l — > Another strike crisis Is l>\Ulilln[! up I for the Untied atntes today In the pronram of left wine maritime workers to paralyze the shipping Industry on June Ifi. The principal unions Involved nrc notable for the Communist fellow- traveller records of their leadership, Communist supporters of the strike proclaim II lo be ns much [Xilltlcal as economic in purpose. Spark plugs of the strike project are Hurry Bridges, president of the West Coast International UmK- slioremen's and Warehousemen's Union, and Joseph Cumin, president of the National Maritime Union, both CIO. These men and thrlr associates mot In San Francisco May (1-11 with representatives of live other unions In a "unity convention." president of United Mine Workers, and mine olwralors as (nr from settlement ns ever. Lumber— Newspapers in Canada and United States face newsprint shnrtnfte as 50,00(1 members of In- leruatlan Woodworkers; of America (CIO) threaten to strike. Iron—6,000 miners In Lake Superior district returning to work , this week ns settlement of WRK" |dem«nd.i effected on basis of 1614- cents-an-hour wage Increases. Mine Seizure Maf Follow End of Truce NEW YOfiK. May 20. (U.P.I.. Cotton closed very Rtcndy. Mnr 27(iH ' 3708 270H 270H May 2785 27OT 277!) 27<18 July 37lfi 27-17 271H 2745 Oct 274fi 2770 2744 27(19 Dec 27.V. '2784 275S 27(11 Spots closed nominal nt 2805 up 129. Weather Others participating on cram were the Rev. Harvey T. Kidd. pnstor of First Presbyterian Church, who gave the invocation: the Rev. Ray L. McLcslcr. pastoi of Yarbro-PromLscd Lund Methodist Churches, who cave the benediction: the High School Glee Club, under dlrcclion of Mr.s. Wilson Henry, nnd the School bnnd. under direction of Karl Wadcn- pfuhl. Composer Dies Under Wheels of freight Train PONT1AC. Mich.. May 20. (UP> — James Roycc. who as James Royco Bread, Butter and Meat Remain On List of Hard-to-Get Items Mrs. Ophelia Spradley Dies in Chicago Mrs. Ophelia Eveline Spradlcy. formerly of Blythevllle. died Friday night In Chlrnco. She wns an. Funeral services will he held Wednesday afternoon, 2 o'clock, at Gobi) Funeral Home, following arrival Tuesday of the body here. The Rev. W. young, of Chicago, who will accompany Ihc body, IN lo conduct services with burUil at Mnplc Grove Cejuclcry, Mrs. Spracllcy's mother. Mrs. Bcrltc Oxford, maker, he r home at 2filfi West Rycnmore. she also leaves Iwo sons. H. M. spradlcy and .mines Spnidley or Chicago; ilnnwh(.t>r, Mrs. Bruce llaclimnn of Chicago, nnd two brothers. • lames Oxford and Marvin Oxford, both of Blytheville. Born nt Holladay. Tenn. she lived in Blythcvillc n number ol years l»forc golUK lo Chicago la :-csldc. WASHINGTON. M»y 20. <UP> — A xovorninciit official io the conl dispute predicted today Hint- President Truman would seize the nation's .1,000 bltumlnoun mines, by T.VJwcok Ixifnrc expiration of t!ie two-week work truce. j Ills view WIIK not'fihared, however, by some EidmlnLslrntlon officials, who still hoped for n resumption >f iiCKotlntlons between mine operators nnd John L. Lewis' United Mine Workers (AFL). White House Secretary Ebcn Ayers wild that as far as he knew President Truman had no Intention ot tnking over the coal mines Immrdlnlcly. Wllh Mr. Truman In Missouri nnd While House Rttentlon still concentrated on railway labor troubles, no developments were es- pccled In the coal cnse for a day or tsvo. Under the truce ordered by Lewis nfti'r n six-week strike, the mines will remain In operation until midnight Saturday. other Industries which helped make, this country great. . — , He snid that when quo QOR pf our organized structure of society gives wny the whole structure shukes loosu nnd then he called for the nation to "get In line, get on the team, to work and help make the United States Uio leader lu peace as It was In war." • Sayn UN Mast Succeed .,. He made no direct reference to | the vroblemii awaiting him on his I return to Washington this . afternoon, the P ro *>l?rji)i of r»ii;»nd coal, strike settlement* but devoted most of,his short extemporaneous »peech' to the need for ;worfc, In this coun- Iry nnd the need for good foll( ._ Mr. Trumim referred to rnarks ot Judge Manley O. of the Harvard University.' fichopl, the commencement er, » s he opened -nli brief' rernSTIfs.. Judge Hudson devoted most ol his speech to a discussion'of world affairs and the necessity of making the UN work, j , "We are with every effort pur- aiilntf the peace which we must accomplish," the chief executive said. "The United Nations must be n success and It will be a success It must be." Referring to his victory day proclamations, Mr. Truman snid: "I wish the nntlon would listen I to that admonition now," | Speaking In ensy-golng fashion N) he people of Liberty, « town ori!y 13 mllca from his home commun- .ty of Independence and as much :ike It In background us two'peas' .n a pod, he snid that while we uicl to have leadership the nation lortay needed more than anythrnS else workers In the ranks. It vas jilaln what was in his mind. T .-~ It Icr. was still "No no meat" in brcarl. no but- Blythcville at Shannon including wrote almost 600 sonRS "Missouri Waltz" and "When Day Is Done." was revealed today to have taken his own life ( by stepping Into the path of a freight train'. An Inquest was ordered but wlt- noon loday as store employes automatically answered the question iskcd by hopeful housewives. The old biscuit board was beins wiped off in many a kitchen today as biscuits became the chief bread in many homes — that is, if the housewife had the Hour. But that also presented difficulties because most Blvthcville women make biscuits with buttermilk and where can you Ret buttermilk? U you can find some fresh .wr;; milk land It may work with ranivd milk i you can make some clabbered milk by pouring about a teaspoon of lemon lulce or vinegar Into a Congressmen To Kill Army- Navy Merger WASHINGTON. May 20. (U.P.> —'flic chairmen of the Senate and House Navnl Alfaln; Committees assured the Navy todav that Congress will kill President. Truman's present, prognun for merger of the Army and Navy. In a Joint letter to Secretary ot Navy Jame.s V. Forrestal. the two lawmakers—Sen. David L Walsh D.. Massnchusscts. and Ri>n. Carl Livestock and brearl—if you had some meat. The fresh meat situation is dally growing worse and is worse here than during the war, store operators declare. Earliest shoppers can get bread as one large chain grocery received | slaughters barrows nnd gilts $14 80; ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK- YAIIDS. III., May 20. (UP*—(USDA) —Livestock: Hogs: 7.ROO: salable fi.500: 4.600 in Osceola Man Heads Alumni Of State College JONESBOHO, Ark'.. May 20. (UPl —Dr. Seward C. Stalcy, director of the School of Physical Education at the University of Illinois, will deliver the commencement address tonight to n graduating class of 51 at Arkansas State College here. Dr. D. F. Showaltcr. acting president of the school, will confer the decrees. Baccalaureate servicesTwcre held lust night with R«v. Harvey Kidd, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of lilylhcvillc, preaching the sermon. Leslie Speck of Osceola was elected to the school's alumni associa- Vlnson. D.. Ocorgin—said the con- tlon. succeeding W. Clarence Adams solldntlon actually would "widen of Jonesboro wrio had served for the brcalh" between the Army and I three years. Navy and completely disorganize the nation's defense against future aggression. They advised him not lo try to work out any compromise with Secretary of War Robert p. Patterson. Patterson Is one of the plan's chief proponents. Forrestnl early: active: -steady on nil kinds: | | K n, 0 leader of the opposition. Chicago Wheat isns;- ARKANSAS—Cloudy and somewhat cooler with showers and scattered thunderstorms tonight and Tuesday. Chicago Rye May . 222^ 232-lk 222-1: .Inly . Hfili H8',. : 14fl! cup of milk. A few weeks ago the milk and shortening would have been Ihc acute problem but shortening rn'.v can be found in nit stores, which esses said it appeared certain Ihe also have canned milk and somt- 65-year-old composer hurled him- times, fresh milk. self deliberately on the tracks. He : Now. biscuits make a fine siibstt- had been suffering from asthma. Jm'c for light bread but whnt Ho wrote the lyrics for "Missouri Waltz"— President Truman's favor- i to song— in 1914 and since then has the butler? ff there was any butter or mar- Barine in town today, the reporter turned out or collaborated on a large couldn't find It. number of tunes Including "Mother! But. If you don't have butler of Mine," "When Day Is Done," to spread on the biscuits, you coiilrt and "At Ihe Pool o( the Cross," inc.kc a blsq,ui! sandwich of 10 loaves today. Instead of the usual 200 delivered by a Memphis bakery. A locally-owned grocery store received 28 loaves Instead of the usual 55. In the me.intime. the local bakery was daily making nnd sellln:; bread until the daily output is exhausted. Tt was announced In Memphis, where mnny stores receive bread as well as'from the local bakery, that wholesale bakeries have reduced deliveries of bread to stoics 20 per cent but the reduction here has been to less than one-fifth than the usual amount recceivcd. Bakers snid they did not expect relief until July IS, when the. new wheat crop becomes available. The American Meal Institute In Chicago charged today that the black market is running "wilder than ever" and thnt some packers last week reported that been production wns the lowest in their history. most sows ruKi stags $14.05; feeders 133-lbs. down $15.00. Cntllc: 3,300: salable 1.800. Calves: 1.400: all salable: around 15 to 20 per cent of receipt.* cows; steers comprised around 25 loads: market moderately active: steers and hel- fer.s about steady: cows mostly steady with good ix-cf cows active; lower grades slow: hulls barely steady: venters 25 ccnUs higher; early soles good and choice steers $15.15 to $16.15: few medium 413.50 to »15.UO: part load choice mixed yearlings S15.50 to S16.75: good cows $12.5013.25; odd head up to $14.25: most common and medium beef cows $9.15 lo $12.25: cnnncrs and eujters $7.00 10 $9.25: good beef bulls largely $13.75 to $14.25: medium to good sausage bulls mostly $11.75 to $13.00: choice venters $17.50; most medium to good $13.00 to $16.00; cull and common $7.00 to $11.00; nominal range of slaughter steers tll.25 to $17.50; slaughter heifers $10,59 to $17.25; stockcr nnd feeder steers $10.50 to $16.50. Walsh and Vlnson told Porrcstal thnt. there were "major defects" In Mr. Truman's plan. They objected particularly to the proposal that the air forces be placed on n co-oqunl status wltli the ground and sea forces. N Y Stocks A T fc T Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery ward N Y Central The association voted to consider erection of a memorial 'on the campus honoring alumni who lost their lives in World War II. Two B.H.S. Seniors With Best Four-Year Records to Get Awards N. O. Cotton NEW ORLBANS, May 20. U.I'.) —Cotton rlosed very steady. Mar 2712 2798 2172 2796 May 2781 2«02 2T79 2T99 July 572.1 2741 272S 2741 Cst 2743 ?7f.9 214 1 ? 37M For a number of ye»rs awards have been presented graduates of Dlythevllle High School who made Ihe highest grade 1n IndlvMufllsub- .lects during their senior year but the valedictorian and salutatorinn have never received material awards for making highest averages In all subjects during their entire high 195 school work. .... 1-2 Beginning this year, tlic first and 103 1-3 second honor graduates will b« 129 given medals as gifts from Mr. arid 4$ 1-2 Mrs. Samuel P. NorrU. 71 3-1 The student malting the highest 98 1-4 average In scholastic work during 25 5-8, the four years of high school will receive a gold medal engraved with the word "Vaiedlctortan" and the year, and the pupil maMhg Ihe second highest avenge will receive a silver medal with the- weed "s»lHtatori»n" and the J«ir."- Medals also are siren annually by various group* for highest image In such subject* M mathematics. English, history, science and Der. 2752 2781 2752 27SO public speaking.

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