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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS • . - TH* rv^% «TU A iiYm «inn>n.~.. i . . . ^^^^ VOL, XLYIII—NO. 233 W/imfe Baek h, USA— Blytheville £>aily Htm Blytheville Herald MiMtoippl Galley LewteT Bljrthevlll. Courier ^DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS. MONDAY, JANUARY 5, .1953 MISSOURI Korean Conflict Has Lessened Danger Of World War III, Churchill Declares By GOERGE CORNELL NEW YORK (Xt— Winston Church- -iti came to the United States to- IMay and said resistance-to Com- •munlet aggression in Korea had helped lessen the danger of a third world wsr. The British prime minister also (poke up against an extension of the war in Korea because of the danger in Europe. "We think It would be a great pity for U. N. armies or for United States armies to wander all about this vast China—that isn't the real center of gravity." he said. "The real center of gravity Is in Western Europe—in front ol - the Iron curtain." The British prime minister arrived aboard Ihs Queen Mary for talks with President-elect Eisenhower and President Truman. Wearing a brass-buttoned nautical outfit and smoking a cigar Churchill told newsmen who met him aboard the Queen Mary lhat the real significance of Korea was City GetsThree Bids To Rent Base Land Three bids to lease some 800 acres of'land at the air base for the coming year were submitted to city officials in Municipal Courtroom in City Hall this morning, paving the way for. adding anywhere from J17200 +A «*)Q O1X* In -Ct.. . '.. - V-* 1 "*"™ to J28.904 to city revenues for 1953. Money obtained by the city from* rental of this and, which the Air 'Force has said it will not need to meet current reactivation requirements, will be used to reduce the • amount of bonds issued for the pur- ..chase of about 190 acres the gov- iikrnment wants to add to the base ^%rea. Top bid was submitted this morning by Jack Pinley Robnteon, Bly- ihevilte planter and ginner, who offered $36.13 per acre. He submitted the same bid on the two types of leases being offered by the city. One type provided the lessee rent the land at his own risk In event the Air Force changes its mind and decides to recapture the farm land area. The other lease agreement holds the city liable for damages resulting from recapture but not to exceed the amount of the per acre rental. E .B. Gee Cotton Co. of Blythe. ville submitted two bids. One was J fpr J21.60 per acre If renter! nt th ^company's risk and the other wa *lor $27 60 if rented at the city's risk ,;£2M J Koehler, Blytheville plant -^-ei, bid $33 per acre rental.on a leas "holding the city liable for.recaptu: damages. No lease was granted this morn, ing The bids will be subniHtea-; U the City Council at a meeting ,ex* peeled to be called soon The Coun cil will award the lease. " On the basis of renting 800 acres today's highest bid would bring th city $28.904 and the lowest bid \voulc bring $17,260. 1st MIG of Year Bagged in Korea; Red Vehicles Hit Communists Storm Sniper Ridge but Are Pushed Back SEOUL. f/n-An American Sabre bagged the first Commu- e North- Holland Polso Victim Dies Services Held Today 'For Nancy Jenkins ' HOLLAND, Mo. _ Nancy Ann Jenxins, 10-year-old daughter o Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jenkins 6 iioliand died yesterday in John Gaston Isolation Hospital, Mem phis,.of bulbar polio. Stricken in late November, Nancv Ann had been an Iron lung patien since then, and her condition iia< remained extremely critical. She <vas In the fifth Holland Grade School. Services were conducted at 2 p m today at the Holland Methodis Church by the Rev. Marvin Ni black, pastor. Burial was in Mt Zion Cemetery with German Fu neral Home in charge Survivors in addition to the parents include a sister Judy and iior grandparents, Mr. and Mrs C A Jones of Doniphan. MO., and Mr •—- Mrs. C. p. Jenkins of Holland Weather Arkansas Forecast—Partly clouds to cloudy this afternoon, tonight gftde ,'-u,-;. _^ ^_ SNOW FLURRIES" and Tuesday. Snow flurries northeast and extreme north portions. .Colder northeast tonight and east par fen Tuesday. Lowest toniRht 20 northeast to around 40 southwest. extreme (n n tonight, colder .. with 5 now "'-Partly cloudy south and east- falr . turning n urrics north Tuesday afternoon; low tonight 1215 northeast to 15-20 elsewhere 1 high Tuesday in the 30s. Maximum Saturday 43 Minimum Sunday—25. Minimum this morning—30 - Maximum yesterday 43. , Sunrise tomorrow—7:08. •* Sunset today—5:03. Precipitation 24 hours to 7am — none. Total precipitation since January \ —.61. M:an temperature (midway • be- tv.cen high and low)—36.5. : ; Normal mean temperature for January—39.9. ' ' . '-This Dale Last Year Minimum this morning—33. Maximum yesterday—36. Precipitation January i io this date-3.90. nist MIQ J5 in a battle 35,000-feet abov west Korea. The. ground war was stalled by the bitter Korean winter. inc. Fifth Air Force reported the Red jet fighter was shot down In flames by 2nd Lt. William R Bowman of Sarasota, Fla.. his first kill. Bowman was in a flight of Sabres Hying a protective screen for fighter-bombers striking through snow flurries at Communist supply targets. • - Pilots reported . destroying «t least 1f> communist vehicles that "Soviet aggression has been resolutly and fully confronted "That has been the greates event of the past five years," h< said. Churchil declined to say wha he would discuss in his meeting with Eisenhower—probably lomor row — but declared there was "nothing extraordinary" a.bout it To questions from aproxtmately 200 newsmen, the prime minister Indicated that Britain wanted a lowering the American tariff, barriers so she could earn her own living with "trade, not aid." No Comment on Slalin Meellr. Declined to comment on any pos sibility that he might meet Sovle Premier Stalin. Evaded questions as to whether he would support a blockade Re_d China. Declared Britain's first Eton bomb "went off beautifully"—bu that Britain was not getting the "full information" promised by the late President Roosevelt on atomic matters. Highly praised President Tru man for having taken "great ant valiant decisions, which have made us all feel belter." Said he had no details of Gen Douglas MacArthur's "clear and definite solution' for ending the Korean fighting. Asserted he had not been in vited to address Congress while i: Washington to'see Truman and had no plans to make such speech. To a question whether he had been screened under the hew Me- Caran - Walter Immigration Act Churchill quipped: "I was told I was okay." Churchill was met aboard ship by financier Bernard M. Baruch, who will be his host ill New York They went to Baruch's home altei the prime minister's 25 - minute press conference. A spokesman said Churchill had no engagements outside the house today. The prime minister had this to say concerning Korea: "Nobody likes a prolonged'stale- mate, but there are worse things than a stalemate—there is a checkmate. (In chess a checkmated king Is one that has been attacked by his opponent and caimot escape the attack That ends the game the In below freezing cold wert reported last night and early today before the:skies clouded. On Sniper Ridge, some ns Chinese, stormed up the slopes of Pin point Hill under cur-splitting artll lery cover. They hit Ihe rid^c position in two waves but'dropped back after less than an hour leaving an estimated 35 dead and 20 wounded. On the far Western Front al most two days of no contact "was ended by sliarp patrol clashes. 27 Nissco Men Get Drafl Tests Next Call Scheduled For Wednesday; 34 More to Get Exams In the first call for 1953, 27 mu , were sent from Mississippi County today for prc-induction physical examination, Rosa Saliba. secretary of the draft board announced. The call was for 35 men. Twentysix reported, three transferred to other boards, six failed to report and one reported here from another board. The next call is for Wednesday when a g_roup of 34 men are to be sent for examination. Those leaving today were: Robert Lee Reid, James Edward Gnnn, Bobby Lee Mccormick, Paul Junior Croft. George. Riddle, Jr., Billy James Williams. Harold Clayton Koonce, all of Blytheville;; David Scribner, Lepanto; Edd Irven Chronister. Monctte ,Ark.; Kenneth Hatley, Leachvllle; Melvin Lee Counts. William Henry Parish, Max Elmo Wright, all of Luxora; Bobby 3cne Smith, Osccola; Elbert Frankin Wilson, Wilson; Albert Richard U)flin, Memphis. Negroes leaving today: Robert Lee, Lcroy Sykes, Edward ee Blossom, Roosevelt McKinney, all of Blytheville; Wiley B. Hale Odis Collins, Walter McFarland. all of Osceola; Junior Eddie Jones Willie Miles ,both of Luxora Percy Wright, Jr., Joiner; and Norman Shepperd. Wilson. Failing to report today were Andrew Welby Young, jr., of Osccola, Charles David Stephens of Mem- ihte, Joe Olive Roberts, Jr. of Holt- ille. Calif,, and Negroes James 'age of Blytheville. James Horace Henry •'ranklln of Luxora and Smith of Homestead, Fla. Inside Today's Courier Newt ...Chicks win NEA tourney, Bowden Wyatl denies he's h«n hired as . U.A. coach.. .Sports . >gc 7... ...Your Income tax primer Pace 3... ' Society..,Page J... ; ^Marfcetj . . ; p 3Se jj. . . inF.jse^ae •'J? We t'know how -you feK about the immense contributions jou have-, made in Korea — a dozen times more than all the rest of us put together. '"But you must not look at Korea only for what is happening there— but at the fact that Soviet aggression has been resolutely and fully confronted." "This,' he said, 'has done more to Improve the chance^ of world peace than anything else." As a result, he said, the possibility of another world war has receded. "Not Less Encouraging" Churchill told (he newsmen that prospects for peace this year "certainly are not less . encouraging than they were in 1952." To a newsman who wanted to know whether the danger of world war.had subsided, the prime minister replied quickly: "Leave out the word subsided for the word receded." Churchill, making his 12th visit lo the United States, looked jaunty in a black outfit and yachting cap. Concerning the Korean War, the prime minister said. "We must go and hold our position — this doesn't mean there will be no im- Sce CHURCHILL on I'age 10 Education Head Picked Today -LITTLE ROCK (f) — Thc state Board of Education went Into closed session today to elect-a successor to Education Commissioner A. B. Bonds, Jr., who resigned Saturday and asked that his resignation be acted on Immediately. Marvin Bird of Earle, Board chairmnn, told newsmen, that Gov.- elect Francis Cherry had requested that he be allowed to announce the name of Bonds' successor this afternoon and that it not be made public until then. Reporters were told they might stay for the election If they treated it on an off the record basis until the Cherry announcement but all newsmen present declined and left Ihe meeting. Drunk Driving Costly to Four Pour charges of drunken driving leaded the (locket in Municipal Court this morning, with bonds orfeited in three cases and a plea of guilty In the other. Tracy Sanders was fined ?IOO and costs and sentenced to one day tn all on his Idea of guilty to drunk driving charges and Harry Jerry, Bay inoinas Smith and Cornelius Jordan forfeited bonds of S120.25 $111.25, and $111.25 respectively on similar charges. Stanley Mills was fined $50 and costs on his plea of gullly to charges ol overdraftlng. A second charge, obtaining personal property by false pretense, was dismissed. TEN PAGES DEATJI TANK — Sheriff E. O. Hamilton peers into airplane tank where battered, weighted body of 5-year-old Mary Wolfe (right) was found Tuesday In 18 inches of water at Des Arc, Ark. Poster parents, Mr. and Mrs, James W. Hend, have been charged with first degree murder. Tank was used fo cool milk even afier child's body was stuffed Into it, Hamilton said. Today the Federal Bureau of Investigation launched a nation-wide search for the child's 42-year-old step-father, who was reported to have left DCS Arc en route to his unlive Ohio. Since Mary's body was discovered by a sheriff's posse Head has been reported seen In various sections of the country. Mrs Head is being held at Des Arc. (AI' Wlrepholo)' Negro Child Is Killed In House Blaze Here A two-year-old Negro child was-burned to death and his brother is m a critical condition at a Hospital as a result of a fire In their home at 1013 Harmon street this morning. 1 Killed, 6 Hurt n Auto Accidents Cooter Youth Dies When Car Overturns; 5 Injured in Missco A Cooler man died and six other persons were injured in automobile accidents in the Blytheville area over the week end. Jerry L. Funderburk, 18, of Cooler Mo., died at Walls Hospital Sunday norning from injuries received when his car overturned on Route 3, about three miles from Cooler Saturday night. Injuricd In the wreck was Louise Bsrry of Porlageville. Mo. She is n Walls Hospital suffering from a fractured nose and facial and leg injuries. Officials reporter! her condition as "improving." ' Leonard Ellison, 28, of Lurora, and four members of the Armed Forces were injured Sunday evening at a curve one mile south of Luxora on Highway 01 when their cars collided hetidon. Mr. Ellison was taken to Dr. Blod- ;ctfs Clinic in Osccola and was later transferred to Campbell's Clinic .n Memphis. He Is reported to have suffered a crushed check bone, bro-ten right kneecap, lacerations of '.he left leg and multiple bruises. The servicemen, riding in a 1953 Ford driven by Donald Palmer, were liven emergency treatment at Walls lospltal and then transferred to tile Base Hospital nt Mlllington, Tenn. Injured were Palmer, of Memphis, Wayne Altman, 23, Nescastle, Pa William Gellcspie. 17, Fort Bcnnlng' ind Bobby Cook, 21, of Memphis. Vone of the men were reported in ;erious condition by Walls Hospital ilficials. Missouri Slate TroopA- Harold Logsdcn .investigating the Punder- >urk accident, reported that no ause of the accident had been de- crmlncd. Walls officials said that Vfr. P"underburk had a brain con- ussion and internal Injuries. Two wrecks In Blytheville over he weekend were reported bv Citv Police. Cars driven by A. M. VanWinkle, 16 West Cherry, and Negro, Troy >andcrs, 1008 South LiUy, collided n front of Mr. VanWInklc's home aturday afternoon resulting In amage to both vehicles. No Injuries •ere reported by Officers Fred Hodge and Willie Hooper. R. T. Smith, 250 South Dunlap, riving a 1950 Ford failed to make le turn from Sixth Street onto Chlckasawba early Sunday morning nd struck the curb, doing heavy amage to the front end of his car nd to thc curb. Officers Bert Ross nd J. R. Gunter reported. Services for Mr. Funderburk are o be conducted al 2:30 p.m. tomor- ow at Cooler Methodist Church y thc Rev. Marvin Ntblack. Burai, with German Funeral Home of ileele in charge, will be at See WRECKS on Page 1» Mt. Dead was Lee Aimes, son of Celia Awiej Abraham, Jr three jears old was taken to the hospital whore his condition has not bein fullj ('etermmed but authorities Ii dicated that he Is expected to live The fire bioke out about 10 a m today while thc mother was away from the house. Cause of Ihe fire could not be determined with certainty, chief Hoy-Head reported because both rooms of the apartment were heavily damaged It apparently started from an oil heating stove on which a tub of water was heating, he said. . Apparently in bed In Ihe front room when the blaze started, thc the building. An unidentified front door nnd got t of Ne- 0 — Abraham era who was passing by kicked open out of thc building. Boiling flames, however, prevented anyone's going in. and the body of Lee was recovered near a window by firemen after the flames had been fought back. The child was fiend n-hen removed from the building. The mother said she had gone to .a neighbor's home to borrow another tub for washing, and that she didn't know about thc fire until she returned. The Aimes' side of the two-apart? rncnt building was a tolal loss, and damaged by the other side was smoke and water. He/enoWomon Slugged by Robber, Dies .\fEMPHIS ((7V-A 24-year-old Arkansas beauty, brutally slugged as siic walked along a dark street Friday, died late last night. She was Miss Mary McKnlght, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. p. R. McKnlght of Helena, Ark. She came here about three months ago and had been working as a secretary In a department, store. Police said they were never able to question the girl about her as- saiiant. She underwent brain surgery for a fractured skull Friday night and remained In a semi-coma until death. , «lv IC ^H i6ht H ° Wn " ° f & " ClClla plywood and veneer factory flew !£ £°S, ' nd J ana P° lis to Join his ife at their daughter's bedside. i /? Ung hlonrfo was fou "d sprawled beneath a hedge bordering a shadowy sidewalk In a residential district Friday night. Her rifled purse was nearby. Conditions of Wreck Victims Unchanged :onditlons ol Mr. and Mrs. James 1 of Blytheville, who were Injured when their car left a highway and overturned Friday near New AI- yerte'rday. SS - *"" unch ™&« '*<* Mrs. Hill was painfully but not seriously Injured and Is In ShaHd's Hospital In New Albany Mr Hill was slightly hurt but. not hospital- Ized. Thc Hills' Negro housekeeper, Mamie Thurman, also was Injured tut not seriously. SINGLE COPJM riVE CEKTg Committee Assignments Get Attention of Congressmen Budget Man Dodge to Have Unprecedented Authority By MARVIN !„ AHKOWSMITll NEW YORK (AP) - An associate oJ President-elect HSse:ihower said today that Joseph M. Dodge as federal budget director will have perhaps unprecedented authority In shaping fiscal policy. This associate, who asked _ nolt to he named, talked of Dodge's role .as Eisenhrm-er ma.de ready lo meet with our Republican senators — William F. Knowlam] of California, new chairman of the Senate GOP Policy Committee, Hugh Butler of Nebraska, Guy Cordon of Oregon and Arthur V Watktns of Utah. Elsenhower headquarters said each of the senators had asked for an appointment and tint arrangements had been made for them to come In together. The headquarters said It had no advance Information on wily Ihe lawmakers wauled to see the general. Elsenhower's afternoon schedule was free of visitors pending the arrival tn New York this morning of Prime Minister Winston Churchill of Britain. Thc general and his old friend plan to confer Informally, but no time had been set for the meeting. Meets Churchill Tomorrow Eisenhower aides said the session probably would be held tomorrow, but they, were not ruling out an earlier meeting. The President-elect announced the appointment of Dodge as director of the Budget Bureau over tho week end and asked him to sit In at Cabinet meetings. Dodge 62-ycar-otd Detroit banker with a long record of government service, has been serving since -Nov. 9 as Eisenhower's fiscal liaison mail with the outgoing Truman administration. r Eisenhower also chose Ihree men to serve in key Jobs "In Ihe Justice Deparlment under Herbert Brownell Jr., altorney general-designate. The three, named as assistant attorneys general are ' Wail en Olne# ra oJ »erk«^f, Csllf , to be cftst 'oSfeoe' of ' depaitmcnt'« most Importanl unlU Ihe Criminal Division. Olney,« 48 formerly v,is head counsel .of Cal' ifornla's'Special Study Commislon -i Organized Crime. Warren E. Burjyer of SI. Paul Minn., to head: the Claims Division, which handles 'all civil suits filed by and against the government. Burger, 45, has been a practicing attorney in St. Paul since 1031. J. lee Rankln of Lincoln, Neb., to be in charge of the Executive Adjudications Division. • That unit prepares presidential proclamations and executive orders which require legal advice. R»ukin, 45 has been practicing lav? since 515,000 a Year The three Justice Department appointees each -will receive "a salary of $15,000 a year, podge as budget director will be paid S17,500. All four are Republicans. Elsenhower's press secrelary, James C. Hagerty, said all four appointments had been cleared with Republican senators from the home states of the men named. Sen. Robert A. Tafl of Ohio, the Senate majority leader, said after See EISKNHOWKR on 1'ae.e 10 South Missco 4-H Names Champion '52 Boy and Girl Glenn Bracket*, Nancy Morris Win Top Club Awards OSCEOLA _ Glenn Bracket! of MUsco and Nancy Morris of Bondsville were named champion 4-H boy and girl of South Mississippi County Saturday nishl nt the annual 4-H banquet in Osccoln. Both received $25 bonds donated by Mayor Ben P. Butler. Glenn was president of the county council in 1852, is a former district winner In cotton production and represented Mississippi County in the state tractor driving contest at Fayellevillc where he finished among the lop Ion. Nancy, president of thc Bonds- vllle club, was winner of the county demonstration contest, was a representative to the state 4-H congress and has been active In'hnndl- crnft, child care and leadership Osceola's club was. chosen county champion club and was awarded S25 by D. B. Wimbcrly, who represented Ark-Mo Power Co Bondsvillc's club was second and received $10 from, the South Mississippi County 4-H Council. Of the m honor clubs In Arkan- - , . • ~r '••*•• *T« tf»L|l IL closfof thc-Osceola club who six four montlis In Itily as a fa: youth, cxchftti. .—„- student. Sullivan chairman of the South Mississippi qounty 4 H «om flays ,-,-• -T — ««>VJ -I ft V*J[I1 mlttee, <vas master of ceremonies ond appearing on the program were Peggy ^nnd sue Ypung n,,d silly Lutes, nil O f Burdette, Sharron I-aulkner, Osccola, and J. s. Oats- vail, Kclser. . The entire program Is sponsored i| __, ,' " ". •" •'I'VJUJUH.-tl the Mississippi County. Farm Bureau and, except '. tor special awards to, electrical winners presented by Mississippi County REA Manager H. O.-Kuappenberger other prix.es were donated by the Farm Bureau chapter whjch gives the banquet each year. Complete list of winners and their clubs follows: Oirls Leadership _ Shirley Heard Kei- ,!SS S?l'?'- s » r »h ranees Glllesple, Osceola. Home Improvement — Pes "on, Osceola. •ugy Can- Home ManngemenU-Louise Shcl- ton, Dyess 14. Personality Improvement — Patsy See SOUTH MISSCO on F»g e U ernl Truman Another Traffic Death Record-391 R« Th. A. r ««r-<_J w»_ _ ^^ *^ * • By The Asscolated Pres* American motorists wrote bloody record of death on highway and street In two successive weekends of the Chrlslmas-New Year lolidays. As the number of persons killed n traffic accidents In the past four lays mounted to 391, Ned H. Dear- wrn. president of Ihe National Safety Council, declared, "this is i disgraceful way to start the new 2 Indian Chiefs To Perform at Blytheville 'Y' Two ChlppeVa Indian chiefs making a 2,500-mlle goodwill tour rom the headwaters of the Mississippi River to Ihe Oulf of Mexico will present a program of Indian ore at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Dlythevlllc y. Chief Little white Cloud and Chief Little While Horse will pre- ent lectures on Indian file and full regalia, Indian and history. Appearing in .hey will sing both American songs and stage Interpretative Indian dances. The pair left Detroit Lakes, Minn., >cc. 1 and are making their way to Vcw Orleans. They travel . on no et schedule, they said this morn- ng, and spend as much time In any one place as they find book- ngs to fill. Accompanying them In a brlghl- ly-palntcr trailer is White Horse's horse, Chief Little Crystal Pal. . Although unsponsored, Ihcy are members of the. Detroit Lakes Civic ana Commerce Association and re- dlcfe there. year." Thc previous record for four- ay Ics, se day New Year week end (6 p.m Wednesday until midnight Sund local time), was 375 falaliU only last year. Belated reports might swe ll the tola! to tho 410 the safely council estimated in. advance of the New Year week end. Accidental deaths of various kinds numbered 122 and 56 were burned to death to raise the lolal for the 102-hour period lo 569. Last year's total was 511. Only the week before an all-tlnte record for highway fatalities during a four-day Christmas week end was established at 556. U too broke a year old record by 1. The Christmas week end accident fatalities of all kinds numbered 744 102 Kvtry 24 Hours .During the first 11 months of 1052. an average of 102 persons every 24 hours as tho result of traffic accidents. These Included subsequent deaths of Injured persons. Holiday totals tabulated by The Associated Press Include only those who died within Ihe 102-hour In accidents within that period period. The deaths fires, miscellaneous): by states (traffic, Alabama 504; Arizona 15 0 2- Arkansas 425; California 32 2 9- Colorado 402; Connecticut 102- Florida 841; Georgia 701; Illinois 22 2 5; Indiana 19 0 8- Iowa 200; Kansas 800; Kentucky 801; Louisiana 2 o 0; Maine 4 2 0- Maryland 100; Massachusetts & 0 3; Michigan 14 3 4; Minnesota 0 3; Mississippi 200; Missouri 1 4; Monlana 210; Nebraska 6 1 0; Nevada 200; New Hamp- 3 Blytheville Lions To Attend StaU Meet L. H. Autry and Jimmle Edwards of Blytheville, and B. C. Pleeman of Manila will be on hand In Little Rock on • winter Lions clubs will be held This marks thc first statewide Lions meeting at other than the tegular summer convention. Purpose of the meeting Is to discuss an expanded program of Lion club activities. Jan. 10 when conference for the mid- Arkansas UTTLt LIZ— A girl shouldn't olwoys be (lot. feted ;> a man looks ot fief twice.' Maybe ho fust couldn't bolieve v.tiarh«sowthef!rst«rrw. ecu Solons Await Inauguration Of Eisenhower By VlLUAM F. AKBOGA8T WASHINGTON (AP) — Membti's of the new Republican Congress concerned themselves principally today with committee assignments while waiting for tomorrow's ceremony which will formally declare Dwiglit D.' Eisenhower elected as president. The Senate and the House, which convened and organized Saturday, will meet jointly tomorrow to tabu- la e the elecloral votes and officially de c i are Elsenhower nnd Richard M Nixon the next President and vice president of the U S Ihe meeting will be held In the Mouse chamber. .Except for the likelihood of a Senate rules f[ B ht, the outcome of Which was pretty much a foregone, cdncluslon, and the receipt of sev- messages from the expiring 'i>n administration, the new Congress will then mostly to- 83rd mark time until Elsenhower"Is In- auguarated two weeks from morrow. Two presidential messages ar» due later in the week, one trans- milling President Truman's budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 iand the other outlining' his views oil Die stale of the union. The slate of the Union message Is expected Wednesday. The budget message Is due Friday. Neither will be delivered personally by the President. A third message an' economic report, may reach Congress early next week. To Give Stale of Union Congress probably won't pay much heed to any, o( th« three, waiting Instead for Elsenhower's recommendation*. Sen. Bridges (R-NH) said yesterday .. ho expects Elsenhower, sholtly after being inaugurated, to •wo ««J prMent hi*'own (State of ^'I^thSt^** 1 **" ^ DBS television progra..., will differ from Truman ! ?«tek! Bridges said he thinks thaTru man budget, which Informed sources, have i. said will probably call for the spending.pt nearly 80 billion dollars In the ""year starting July 1, will ..be trimmed by the But he added that If the Korean War should- be "developing more Is a possibility might add to the actively, there that Elsenhower . D ... „ „ military budget rather than cut"lt> He predicted overall • economies nhd said he think* Eisenhower in- . tends to "pare . . .all along the line." Bridges said that "unless something more developed," he guessed the new Senate would take no action on a report questioning whether Sen. McCarthy (R-WIs) used for his own purposes funds donated i 0 help his campaign against what McCarthy calls 'Communists in government." Will Ask Rejection Sen. Wclker (R-Idaho), terming outlandish" the report, by a Democratic-controlled elections subcommittee of the last Senate said «e will ask that it be rejected Sec CONGRESS on I'age 10 shire 411; New Jersey 8 1 8' New Mexico 7 1 0; New York H 4 12- North Carolina 5 1 3; North Dakota 1 1 D; Ohio 35 3 6; Oklahoma 5 1 2- Oregon 503; Pennsylvania 22 1 f South Carolina 501; South Dakota 2 1 1; Tcnnesec 11 i 3; Texas 28 10 9; Utah I 0 2; Vermont 0 1 0" Virginia U 2 2; Washington 5'2 7- West Virginia s 0 4; Wisconsin 813,

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