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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XLV—NO. 112 BlythevUl* Dally Hern Blythtviil* Courier BlytbertU* Herald ifi&slulppl Valley THK DOMIMAMT MEW8PAPKB OF MORTHgABT ^^_^_ - AMD SOCTHZAST M18SODR1 < BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST S, 1949 FOURTEEN PAGES Arms-fo-Europe Measure Facing Major Revision House Committee in Closed-Door Huddle With Key Witnesses By William f. ArboKast WASHINGTON, Aug. 3. (if> - ^ptonie major alterations appeared In store today for the Arms-to- Europe bill. The House Foreign Affairs committee called » closed-door huddle to hear from two men who are supposed to know all the details ol the $1,450,000.000 programs lo help Atlantic pact and other nation.! erect a wall of weapons against Soviet agi-esslon. The witnesses are Maj. Gen. Lyman Lemnitzer of th> Army and Dr. Lloyd W. Berkner of the State Department. Committee sources described them as "the men who helped draft this plan and know all the ans\vers." The committee already has received general endorsements of the plan from high administration officials and military men. The testimony they gave dealth largely with generalities and stressed the need to strengthen friendly nations •gainst Soviet advances. Rep. Vorys (R-Ohiol and most of his Republican committee colleagues as well as some Democrats said they aren't willinr. on the basis of eTidence to date, to approve the entire prOftarm. Vorys wants it cut about in half and put on an interim basis while the Atlantic pact nations ate work- Ing out military agreements. [Ie also wants an ironclad guarantee that the arms .sent abroad will oe used in a coordinated program il war comes. M The Senate Foreign Relations Committee postponed from toda' until nest Monday its hearings on the arms program after Secretary of State Acheson and Secretary '] Defense Johnson conferred behinc closed doors with the Foreign Committee and the Armed Services Committee. The two groups handle the bill jointly in Senate. Senator Vandenberj (R-Michl top GOP member of the Foreign Relations Committee, reportedly told Acheson and Johnson that the President's program won't be ap proved in 1« . present . foi'in. Vt,-.- dtntterg was represented 'as feeling that the bill goes too far in delegating powers to the President. Republicans made clear that they do not want to kill the program: entirely 'and favor some military assistance to friendly nations. They »ay they don't like the scope or the cost of the President's plan. M/ssco PC A Unit Given Praise Farmers in Mississippi County served by the Planters Production Credit Association, represented by the board of directors, were complimented for "progress made toward the goal of complete farmer ownership and operation" of their association at the sixteenth anniversary Production Credit meeting In St. Louis this week. At the meeting three more PCAs paid off the government completely bring- in? the total to six for the district w. S. v Brock. p.-csident of the ™trict. supervising corporation at at. Louis, commended the association for .bavins paid back to the government S97.000 borrowed to help it get started. The association was represented at th- meeting by D. S. Laney. Osceola. president B^ Noble Oil], DHL vicc nr( , si( |,. r ,t itavd God ley. secretary-treasurer W* a E. B. Chiles, of Joiner. R. c Bryan of Osccola. n id W E Hnean of Blytheville. directors. C. R. Arnold. Production Credit Commissioner, told the meeting that virtually all of the 503 associations in the United State.; are now operating on th«ir o\vn member in- Population Gain* '•ail to Keep Pac* Set }y Whites in Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, Aug. 3_(/p)_Th« negro population In Arkanui isn't ncreasing is fast u white populm- lon, jays the Arkansas Economic ouncil of the State Chamber of Commerce. The council made a study ol IS 'representative" Arkanta* cities which had had special censuses. It found that since 1840 white population for the cities Increased 43.3 per cent; negro population, 22,6 per cent. Overall rate of. Increase was 39 i per cent. Sharpest Decline in negro population, 20 5 per cent, «-as at Morrllton. Pine Bluff lead four cities which showed decided Increases in negro population. It added 7.069 negro residents since 1940, t gain of 100.6 per cent. wll the County Hospital Plans Discussed Jaycees in Oseeola Take Lead to Get 30-Bed Institution Moody Moore, who it connected with the state Health Department last the night addressed members Oseeola Junior Chamber ol Commerce and other Interested persons regarding the construction of a county hospital at Osceola. Mr. Moore's remarks bolstered hopes of the Oseeola Jaycees, whi are spearheading the project. He stated the project would, In all certainty, be eligible to obtain backing of the federal governmen up to one-third of the total cost. •The meeting was called by ttv_ Junior Chamber and the public was Invited t o hear Mr. Moore and discuss the proposed 30-bed hospital. The county would be expected tc pay the other two-thirds of th< cost with the proceeds from a bond issue. Voters of the county must ap prove such an issue before the bonds can be Issued, it was explained to- By Howard W. BUkedee Awoclated Prt*> Science Editor NEW YORK, Aug. a—<#•)--Childen have had polio—infantile paralysis— ,since ancient times. Today a higher portion recover without rippling. This is the only gain, and all n the present century. The gain omes from better nursing, and not rom anything else. Almoot everyone his had polio, but only a few even become sick. How the disease wurks in most of tu who don't fet IU is entirely •nknown. But what happens in the sick is well known. It is in your spinal cord. This cord is the cable carry- ng nerves from the brain to branch out, like switchboard wires, to all parts of your body. One set of nerves in this cord governs muscles. Polio chooses, for some mysterious reason, to attack these particular nerves and no others. These nerves are made ol horn-shaped cells. Polio damages or destroys horn cells. Among all nerves, these horn day. Petition Btlnj Circulated In order to get the election, It i* necessary ttiat a petition be presented to County Judge Roland Green bearing the names of at least 15 per cent of the county's voters who participated in last year's general election. A petition, which has been in'cir culation, now has approximately 100 names, or about 75 per cent of the number needed. The Jayoeei hope to have the number of names above the 1,000 mirk within a fe' days. Prior to presenting the petition to Judge Green, the club will eon suit with an architect to arrive a possible cost of the hospital. group the come nnd that associations have over .$50 million accumulated savings. Members own over £60 million of stock. PCA.= that arc now. wholly member-owned total 56 and are located in about half of the States in the Union. More will be adde. to the list next fall. he predicted. Both the amount and number of loans made In the St. Louis district showed an increase In the first half of this year com' '• pared 1358. to the first six months of Motorist Fined $100 Roy Spencer was fined $100 and costs i n Municipal Court this morn- Ing on his pica of guilty to a charge of driving while under the influence of liquor. Hearings for Raymond Hall and Jess rarris on charges of «Baming money under false pre- t«ise were continued until Monday. Missco School Men Meet With Arkansas Group Mississippi County educators re turned today after attending th' administrators conference in UUt Rock at the Hotel Marion, which Is sponsored before the school term each year by the administrate division of the Arkansas Education Association and the Arkansas De partment of Education. Among those attending fro: Mississippi County was Phillip J Deer of Wilson, who was one of th speakers yesterday in a panel rein tivc to how the school admlnlstra tors rould lead the faculty program for the betterment of th community and school Improve ment. Yesterday afternoo- A. B. Bonds Jr.. comnrssioner of education, ad dressed the group of school leader on the Improvement of educationa leadership In Arkansas, and For rest Rozzell. field representative the A. E. A., discussed Federal At to Education. W. B. Nicholson, superlnlenden of the Blytheville schools. Joh Mnyes. county school supervisor, r, H. Autry. superintendent at Bur dette. and Mrs. Autry were amon those at'ending frnm this county. Others Incluted: Omar Steven, high school principal at Oseeola Grant Collar, superintendent at Joiner. C. M. Dial. Dyess principal. J. D. Roberts, principal at" Wilson, C. Franklin Sanders. Oseeola Superintendent, and Herbert Smith, grade principal at Oseeola. C. F. Byrns, editor of the So«tVi- American in For* Smith, spoke at a dinner meeting suggesting (he further development of school news opportunities, and he stressed the willingness of the newspapers generally to cooperate In such programs. Weather Arkan-wa forecast; partly cloudy- tonight and Thursday; a little warmer Thursday. Mlwoarf fofreail: Fair tonight and Thursday; a little wanner Thursday; low tonight 90-85. Minimum this morning—6». Maximum yesterday—94. Sunset today—7:0». Sunrtw tomorrow—5:13. Prwrrptt»tlon 24 houra from 7 a today—none, • Total since Jan, J—J5.ll. Mean temperature (Imdway I aad low)-llA POLIO AND'YOU Polio Strikes Nearly Everyone But It Is Not Always Crippling (Editor's note: This is the first of three articles by AP Science Editor Howard W. Blalteslee, explaining what is known about infantile paralysis, how you can take precautions against catching the disease, and what to do U it strikes your familey.) •ells alone are unable to regenerate themselves. Once gone, they break he muscle-lever cable for life. Without these nerves in the spine. muscles shrink. No other part of your body Is damaged. Polio can strike at any point long the spinal cable. If It hits ligh up, it paralyzes arms and lands. If in the mid-spine, polio nits the muscles of breathing. If LOW down, it paralyzes leg muscles. There Is an additional point of attack. In the "bulb," a rounded hlng, half the size of the thumb. at the top of your spine. This location of polio brlngi most of the deaths. The cause of polio is a vlru.%, » very tiny particle made of protein. How this particle dow iU dvfllrnetioiia ta unknown. Two kind* of polio TUTU are known. More are suspected. You can hare polio more than once, one atUck for each kind of virus. In epidemics, those who recover without any bad effects, range from 40 to 10 per cent. Sometimes there will be 70 per cent complete recoveries without any medical care whatever. Sometimes the death rates and crippling are high, despite care. This contradiction is due to the virus being different from year to year, sometimes virulent and sometimes mild. In epidemics, hardly more than one child In 300 gets visible polio. The highest susceptibility is from ages four to nine. But polio can lit adults, and recently in the United Stales the adult victims lave been increasing. Nunlnc care, to help the body flcht Us **n battle, to all that can be done In poll*. There are two special alda. On* la heat. Th* ather, movement «t atrieken mtueles. Roth are Slater Eliu- kelh Kenny's contributions and have done more than anything elM t* reduce eripptinc. Others than sister Kenny knew !he merits of these two treatments, but she was the person who did most to convince doctors. Both treat the paralyzed muscles and not the horn cells. Nothing now know] does any good for the stricken cells in spinal cords. Early diagnosis—detecting t h t disease—is the most important single thing to be done. And the most difficult. The only scientific proof is to use spinal cord fluid to make a monkey sick. This test takes weeks and hundreds of dollars A recent French test promises to do something similar with mice in two weeks. Both are too slow t< help your child. Keen doctors and nurses Imv to make the decision with the eyes of experience. Tomorrw--how to keep from get ting polio. 40 Enter Soybean Yield Contest Many Growers Seek Honors With Newly Developed Variety The number of entries in the Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce's Third AnnuaJ Soybean Yield Contest today stands at 40, according to Johnson Blackwell of Armorel. who is directing the entry drive. Mr. Johnson said that 31 of the 40 entries were secured dur'ing the first ~we*k of the drive and that during thelpast week nine more had been added. The number oi registrants exceed by 17 the number of last year, and the number entered during the first year was also 23. Mr oJhnson Indicated that still others were expected before the deadline, August 15. Those not previously announced include Ray Haynes, Jim Allen Haynes and J. D. Brothers of Clear Laxe. Bud Heath ol Armorel, Calvin Hollingsworth and J. P. (Tip) Hollingsworth of Yarbro, J. L. Eas- lej- of Burdette, Conway Duncan of Sandy Ridge and Clayton Holder of Gosnell. Many Plant S-1WI Soybeans E. E. Chandler, assistant county agent and chairman o! the Jaycee contest committee, said todav that .-.everal of the-entry fields this year were S-100 beans, a variety that has not been produced extensively in Arkansas before, arid was developed in Missouri about two years ago. Mr. Chandler said that less than 12 farmers in Mississippi County last ye>ir had planted S-100. and that it had shown a marked increase this year. He pointed out that one of the aims of the contest was to help soybean producers develop varieties most suited to this land. In thi.s connection he said that in previous contest years Ogden and Ogden Dortchsoy varieties had been the best j-ielding beans The S-100 soybean is said to mature about 10 days earlier lhan the other varieties, and Mississippi County farmers are awaiting production and yield flgxirrs to compare this -with other varieties. The certified seeds for S-IOO soybeans were not available to breeders until last year. State's Farmers 1949 Income Tops Figures for '48 LITTLE ROCK. Aug. 3. (AP) — Income of Arkansas farmers from sale of their products Increased during the January-May, IMS, period as compared with Income for the corresponding period In 1948, the crop reporting service hu ols- closed. This year's figure was $177,560,000: last year's »125.904,000. ' . The service also announced that income during 1948 reached a record hign of »357.4C3,000, a ten per cent increase over the total,for 1S47, only other year'in which the halt billion mark-was reached '\ Arkansas ranked 21st among the states in 1948 Mrm' iheime. The reporting service today Issued another statistical summary ahow- ing that on July 15, 1949, the level of prices Arkansas fanners received for all farn; products was down two per cent from mid-July and 30 per cent lower than a year earlier. DrJre-fn Dairy Bar To Open Saturday The pulry Queen, a drive-In dairy bar, will open Saturday on South HlRhway 61 next to the Delta Cafe. Blake Polly, owner and operator of the new establishment, said the Dairy Queen will serve Ice cream, mint shakes and sundaes. The business will be operated on a drive-In basis but ice crram will also be sold in package form, he said. The Dairy Queen is one of a chain which has similar establishments throughout the United States. Cotton Outlook For Arkansas Varies Widely LITTLE ROCK. Aug. J. (API- Cotton is making varied progress vlllc .„„„ „., ue 'in Jen'-""*' "" "" Cr ° P report " I A »»™-lty« funds, "I.. S ,°. n Jf"'. , , ,, , , Mr - Banscn and Mr. Brooks wcr It responded favorably to improv- | Rulnorjz( , d to mnke anj . ncccssiir Board Approves Housing Project Architect, Secretary To Submit Plans to Fort Worth Officials Final plans and specifications fo the construction of an SO-unlt. low cost public ho\islng project wer approved by the Blytheville Honi ing Authority in a meeting thi. morning.-. x The group met wiMi •> Archltec .U.S. Branson to consider the plar ' >>''- ^f«5niqt/srl .jjfr. secretary-treasure and - . executive director "of the group, tc take the plans to Ptort Worth, Te% in an effort to obtain final approva of that office. The two Blytheville men wcr scheduled to leave later today. The representatives of the loca authority were also Instructed tc discuss the possibility of a Negr housing project with the Tat Worth authorities. Fred S. Saliba was elected at th meeting thU morning to serve l vice chairman of the autliorlt; Other members arc R. E. Blaylock Jatk Owen, O. W. McCutchen an Mr. Brooks. Jesse Taylor Is attor ney for the Authority. Other business transacted induct ed designation of tlie two Blythe ville banks as depositories for th ed weather and is in good shape over most ol the northeast quarter of the state, said the service's weekly bulletin . '•The outlook Is not so good, however. In many localities over the Southern half and in the Upper Arkansas Valley," the bulletin added. "Wet weather and a severe Infestation of boll weevils have been unfavorable factors In these areas. Many fields have a rank, -sappy growth and did not put on many bolls during- July. 'Die Augllst crop is in danger of being cut short by boll weevils. . . . Cotton Is fruiting heavily in the East Central snd Northeastern counties and putting on a good crop, although there are bad spots on most farms as a result of excessive rains in the spring and early summer." The outlook Is excellent for feed crops and hay In virtually all part.s of Arkansas ,and rice ;md soybeans are also doing well In most areas aHhoMsr- some fields have a lot ol weeds and the report added. ".he .summary covered the week ending yesterday. commitment* to the Fort Worth of flee in order to expedite effect a early slar t on the project here. Soybeans CHICAGO, quotations: Aug. 3—tiFi— Soybean Nov Dec Mar May High Low Close 238'i 232'i 2J3 1 ; 238 232 233 235U 22S*; 230'i 228 Hog Prices Fool Experts WASHTNCVTOM im* t t.t*. T-*,. »_ n-_ .,... . ...... * . Aug. 3. sharp congressional debate over a proposed "trial run" of the Brannan farm plan for support of hog prices may have been just a waste of time. There are strong signs that hog prices may not djop to levels that would permit use of the plan— which Is designed tc hold producer returns at high levels retail prices drop to Ho* prices are not •hi!* letting 'iw levels, behaving ax government experts: had predicted. They are sUyina: much h\gher than tney were supposed to and they show little sign of making the sharp drop that would be necessary lo put them at government prfe» «up- pvct ierela* In the spring, when he laid his controversial plan before Congress. Secretary of Agriculture Brannan urged speedy action to Its use to support hog turns this year. He producer predicted early summer break In hog prices to or below guaranteed levels. This break did not occur. Under the Brannan plan, the government would permit hog prices to drop below the support level. It would make up the difference between the support price and the average market price In the form of a government production payments to hog producers. The subsidy would be paid from federal taxes. Onte UM prtttat uipport pita. the government must buy and remove from the market a sufficient quantity of pork to keep hog prices from going below support levels. Congress has not yet seen fit to permit trial use of the payment plan for hogs or my other commodity. In fact, the House defected a bill which would have permitted a trial run. A Senate agriculture subcommittee has recommended against trying the Idea At the present time, hog» ot th* type which the government la committed to suppor are bringing about mso tor 100 pounds *\ Chicago. This is nearly to per cert above the support rat* of *UJI tor UM cumot SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS ifo Announces Bold New Stand Against Russians Yugoslav Premier Says Bulgaria and Albania May Balk BELGRADE, Yugoslavia, Aug. 3. ft— Premier Marshal Tito forecast esterday that Bulgaria and Al- iania would quit the Moscow-led ominform and offered them a lelplug hnnd In shaking off Rus- lan domination. Tito has been tilling with comtn- orm (Communist International In- oriimtion Bureau) since June ol ast year, when Yugoslavia's Com- mmtKts were expelled fov mllorial- sm ami other deviations from the Moscow brand, ot Murxlsm-Lcnln- sm. Both nulcaria nnd Albania have lad recent purges among higl- ?ommuiiist lenders \vho were charged with heresies similar t.o he accusations levelled Rgnlnsl Tito. Tlie Yugoslav leader spoke yes- erilny at Skoplje before an audience estimated nt 350,000 by Yugo ' officials. It was the first time recent months he appeared ii Macedonia, which hns been sub iecled (o propaganda from anil Tito factions urging an indcpeiv dent state made up of Yugoslav Bulgarian and Greek Macedonia. To Ignore Blunders Tito declared the Unitarian pco pie ultimately would ignore "slan ders against Yugoslavia and cxtcni their fraternal hand to us and %v will help them remove wliateve individuals have so far put oh strides In the path of the creatloi and preservation of brotherly rela tlons." He said this statement also ap piled to Albania. Yugoslavia's tin neighbor to the south. Traicho Rostov, former vice nre mier of Bulgaria and former mem her of the central committee c the Bulgarian Communist Part; was expelled from the party 1 June after being chnrj-ed with nat lonalism and an unfriendly attltud toward the Soviet Union. At about the snme lime, forme Deputy Premier Kocl Xoxc of Al banla was executed after being con vlcted of treason. Xoxe had bee reported siding with Tito In hi ,'^rrcl .with ,ihe 'Comlnform. Referring to two other commiin 1st nelirhtboni of Yugoslavia. Tit. said the Comlnform campalff against him had unleashed "crmu vlnlstlc passions" in Hungary an Romania. Unemployment Figures in U. S. Top 4,000,000 Spokesman for Bankers Sees No Danger of Real Depression , n,r, - 3 ' (AP)-Unemployment rose above 4,000,000 in July for the first time since January 1942 he Census Bureau reported toduy. ' But the number of employed also increased, registerimr n .Inly the highest figure— 59,720,000— for 10J9. ~~ " Explanation fo: Pemiscol Polio Cases Increase Health Officer Lists Nine New Victims Within Three Days OARUTHEHSV1LLE, Mo., -Dr. S B. needier, of the Aug. 3 Pcmls- cot County Health Ofdcc, said that nine cases reported to his office during the last three days have been definitely diagnosed ns polio. The victims nre: Earl J. Rcrtdcn, 5, Cooler; Jill Petty, 2, Steele: Den- nl.s Kennedy, 13 months, Steele; Henry I,ec -Stingier, 1. Holland; n/)bert Johnson. 9 mouths, Steele; Slmron Kiiy Weaver, 8. Slcelo; Kathleen Poolc, 10, Hayti; Christine Quertermoiis, 16, Concord; Jimmy Wlnstcad, T, dcfcnsed, Steele. Jimmy Wlnsleart, son of Mr. anil Mr«. CUyburn Wlnslead, riled last night near Denton while e.nrniile to a hmpllal. Re In the fourth fatality In Mils county. Dr. needier added that out of the 40 casrx reported to his office, seven were diagnosed <w non-polio; leaving a total of 33 polio victims In Pembcol County. Dyess is Visited By Mobile Clinic; Whitton is Next The survey clinic for chcsl x rays, being sponsored in Mis.sLs.slp pi County by the Mi-ssiAsippi Conn ty Tuberculrxv; Association, toda was moved to the Dyess Theater for the third location of the mohile unit, operated by the state Health Department. There were 223 x-rays made yesterday at Whitton. Tomorrow the unit wilt move to Kei.ser. The clerks and registrars yesterday included Mrs. Forrester, Mrs. R'Acrt Oammlll, Miss M.iric Wright. Mift Nina Mooring and W. W. Jacobs. Mexican Convicts Surrender after All-Night Siege MORET.1A, Meilco. Aug. 3-W»— Most of the 72 prisoners battling police In » mass Jail brtak surrendered early today after an all- night seise. At least two persons were killed. The bodies of x prison guard and « prisoner were recovered Earlier reports that sin prisoners were killed could not be verified. The po"ce commandant said 49 of the men gave up to police snd soldiers >t daybreak. He said the other 23 who escaped with their lives still are at large. The prisoners Included several long term »n4 dangerous characters, the commandant said. They were pursued and forced Into a defensive position on a, hill outside the-city, 150 miles west of Mexico City. Plan* Crash in Brazil Brings Death for fir* POWO A1«3RE. Brail!, Aug. 3 —(*)—Five peraont were killed and 14 Injured In a flaming airliner's forced landing W mile* from here, ywttrday. A March party reached the wreckage In • remote mountain Armed Conflict In Indonesia to End Next Week BATAVTA, Java, Aug. 3. M>j—The Dutch and Inrioncslnn republicans formally ended their nrmoti conflict today and Issued cen^e-fire orders (o local military commanders, in Java and Sumatra. The cease- Tiro proclnnmtlon Is to become effective In Java nt midnight local time next V'edncsdsiy, A ejff, 10, nnd In Sum aim nl midnight Sunday. Aug. H. The long-sought agreement is expected to put an end to the fighting that first broke out In lfH5 when Indonesian Republican*, liberated fvovn Jtvpnncse occupulUm, sought Independence from Dutch rule. Fighting Dared nney.- last December when Dutch Ironps crushed the Indone.slnn Republican government at Jogjakarta and interned ninny of its lenders in a spir-^iylcrt police action. Premier Mohnmr-d Ifatta and other Republican chiefs we re re 1 eas ed last m o n tl i and t Ii D Reprbticnn government wns re- nh] Usher! during peace negotiations epublicans and leaders of 15 nnn-Republican sta-lr^ agreed yesterday on plans for establishing a United Stntes of Indonesia ns a sovereign government In partnership with the Netherlands under the Dutch crown. Detail. 1 ; remain to be worked nut laU-r this month .it a round tnble conference at the Hague. t School Lunch Funds Allocated to Arkansas WASHINGTON. Auc. 3 W, -'Hie Agriculture Department has allotted $1.785,838 t> Arkansas for its school lunch program for the ap preaching schrx>l year. The Arkansas allotment **as P^t of the national or $54,625.000 for the program. N'o New MiMco Cas PollomyflUta Ls apparently declining In Mississippi County. M no ne*,frase,s were reportec> v ye.5tfrrd;ty L and only two have been reported this week. Tb* total still attmda at 117. , One child. Anna Wheeler, three, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Wheeler. 5G5 East Rose, was taken to the Convalescent Center for examination today. She was taken to Little Rock July 26, but returned to her hom^c because of the mlld- nr-xs <>f her Ilhifw. Franfclc Poff ol Blytheville, Route 3, wns returned to his home after treatment home, rmd pletely recovered. tit the Con vale-scent Is reported to be com- Mack Grider Post To Install Officers At Annual Dinner Billy Slecd. ot Lcnchvllle a»i coimiiHiidcr of the Fifth District o American Legion, will be the principal speaker tonight when mem bers of the Mack GrUler Post o Osccola holds Its anmml lnst;illa tton dinner. Friends ami wives ot members o the post will be on hand as fl[>cc1ii Kiicsts for the aflnlr which bO al T.3Q in liio Masonic Hall In Os ceoia. In addition lo his nddrcss. Mr Steed will preside over In.staMatioi ceremonies when Steve Bowker wl! take over the olllce ot post com mfirufer. Other officers to be Installed to- nlKht Include Joe Applehniim, first vice commander; Walter Manchester, second vice commander: Jimmy Gore, Miird vice coinmnridcr: Ralph Wilson, adjutant: Rev. If. J. Conch- mnn. chuplaln: John w. Davis, scr- gMinl-nt-num; Or L. D. Massey. surgeon: Myron Nailing, jndnc advocate; w. A Sullivan, service officer: and Dr. Joe Hughes, finance officer. Following the dinner, the group V.HJ go K> the U'aton Hill for tin informal dance. the simultaneoiu ucrease In employment nnil ui!- mploymcnt was nn Increase of 17.000 In the civilian labor force- lie number having Jobs or seeklne licm. Only one of each four of the ew Joh seekers managed to find job. The number of unemployed In New York Cotton Ocl . Dec. . Mi.ll. . May . Jly. . Oct. . ......... 2S65 ......... 29,i!l ........ 2957 ..... .... 2945 Low Last 2358 2953 .778,000 in June nnd 2,227,000"in July of last year. The 59.720.000 employed In July compared with 59,169,00» In June »ne previous high for 1949, and 61,<!15,000 In July, ISIS. At almost the same time the flfiures were i-elensed, a si»'«sman or the American Bankers Assocta- lon told scmilors there Is no danger « » real depression, and that business is in fact showing a pick- Banker Is Optimistic i in"" M " ir ' r >rcslt! < ! nt of the xuisville, Ky., Trust Co., said there in be no 'real depression when re have In the hands of millions or people some * 175.000,000,000" in •wings nnd deposits. "We are going through » very tine pc.rtort of read)ustment," Mulr told a banking and currency sub- corn ml tee. "We are getting better productivity from labor which haa member of the ABA'i credit policy committee, said the business slump is only temporary and 'we are seeing some 8llgnt pickup, other than seasonal H e came before the committee, i « spokesman for the- banker's •oup to oppose a bill which would Moralize the RecorwtructJon Finance Corporations TendS*- pollcfea In line with President Truman'a anti-depression programT Ctnuuj Official Conunenta In releasing It., unemployment "igures, the census bureau commented: "As In June, mast of the additional persons in .the labor force were of high school and college age. However, In contrast with the past two months, the rise In unemployment between June and July cannot be attributed to the entry ol young persons Into the labor force. Adult workers accounted for most of the Increase In July." Employment In non-agricultural Industrie.!, which have been hit hardest by worker layoffs since the business slowdown began last fall took an upturn In July. Tt rose to 50.073.000 from 40,924,000 In June This year's total, however was far short of the 52.452000 figure posted for July last year. Farm employment slipped to 3.647,000 In July f rom O.SW.OOO In June. But this was well above the B.163.000 total In July, Ifljg. The Census Bureau's figures were nationwide estimates only They shed no light on the spot-unemployment which the administration -seeks to remedy by concentrating federal spending In the troubled The Census Bureau distinguished only between agricultural and non- asrlcilltural unemployment, without breaking down the latter group into factory, trade and scrvlre groups. f'l^tire May Hv "Too Kosy- Factory layoffs have been the chief of concern to administration officials. The bureau's estimates were based on a sample uirvcy taken Iti the week ended July 9, a period It described as ucnr the pcalc for the vacation season About 5.000.000 ncr.wns were on vacation at the time, but they wer c counter! amonrr the employed ho wore workers who had Jobs'but were momentarily absent because of illness, layoffs of ICM than 30 'lays, or strikes. Because the employed nil one hour or more In the survey week, either for pay. profit or fam- "y Bain, It has been 2BC4-65 2950 2<)56 2877 2660 2878 2672B Cotton is Moved WASHINGTON. Aug. 3. i/iv-The loans as of July 31 was taken over government started this week the vast Job ol rounding up and transporting several million bales of cotton to MR warehousing points at seaport and cotton mill centers. The main objective of this enterprise Is to clear warehouses In cotton-producing areas to make way for a big new crop coming tip. Officials said If that were not done, there might be a critical shortage of storage tor the new crop. The cotton being moved by the government Is that portion of the I»4*-cron surplus which via stored In Interior points under the government's price support program. CoUoa *Ul und*r prio* wpport ny the Agriculture Department's Commodity Credit Corporation. Full title was taken by the CCC a.s payment for price-supporting loans advanced to Its prortucers. No final figures were available today, but officials said the quantity taken over by the government was about ',825.000 bales. Involving a federal Investment of roughly S150 a bale. The 1948 surplus taken over by the government represents nbout 75 per cent of the current domestic sunnly. The government will place Its 194* surplus In a so-called "pool" lor pOMibl* benefit ol irowera. bureau counts as persons who sorted some labor organisatio accused by --is of pufting - !on rosy glow on employment These organizations claim many person? who were closed as cm- Ployed worked parttlme jobs only because they were unable to find full time work. 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