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VOL. XLV—NO. 114 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS •^ THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER car wruvmxro . DU-. i«-» ,- .., Administration Offers New Arms Bill to Congress WASHINGTON, Aug. 5. (AP)-The administration sent to Congress today a new arms-for-Europe bill shorn of provisions giving President Truman power t o decide when and where aid should be given. The new measure, submitted to the House and the Sen Me, named specifically the countries to be aided under the TM50,000,DOO program. *> It made no change however, In cost, of the proposed program. The proposed outlay has been criticized sharply by both Republicans and Democrats in Congress. The new measure was submitted to the Senate by Chairman Connally <D-Tex> of the Foreign Relations Committee and to the House by Chairman Kee <D-W Va) of the Foreign Affairs Committee. Connally told reporters the new bill was drafted by Secretary of State Acheson and has the approval of Secretary of Defense Johnson. Connally disclosed the changes after members of his committee and the Senate Armed Services Committee had met with Acheson and Johnson. Mr. Truman told a news conference yesterday he did not care whether he gets authority which critics had claimed would have empowered him to give military aid to any country In the world under almost unlimited conditions. He did make a fresh demand for the full amour* of money asked however. The revamped bill spells out that rearmament assistance should be given to the nations which have signed the North Atlantic pact, to Greece and Turkey, Iran, Korea, and the Philippines. a Still Want Smaller Grant t There was no provision left, the original bill, to permit the esident to extend aid to any other nation he believed required help in the interest of United States security. "If the President has yielded on one major area of controversy, he can back. up on another," a top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs comfnittee told newsmen. ''He will have no choice. He will have to settle for a smaller amount »nd a more limited program." Republicans and a strong group of Democrats on the committee, which is considering legislation to ... £ive life tp_jhe program, said the_ President's ue'ui^ion not ^o press for 3 Hit broad powers originally requested "amounted to an admission that the entire program can be trimmed safely. Mr. Truman told a news conference yesterday that he doesn't care whether he gets authority which critics had claimed would have em- ',.;. ••-• him to give military aid to H. . oountry in the w rid under slmosl unlimited conditions. Visitors Tour Cotton, Corn Testing Areas Representatives of the Missouri University experiment station, Arkansas State College's agriculture faculty, and farmers and farm leaders form Northeast Arkansas and Mississippi County yesterday visited five farms In Ihe Dell area to witness distribution and results of anhydrous ammonia applications. The demonstrations were planned after O. E. Hunnicutt, vocational agriculture teacher, and A. B. Smith, veteran's teacher, at Dell, equipped three tractors to distribute the gas. earlier this year. Cotton, which has been treated with anhydrous ammonia, showed better color, more fruiting, and ^duclng larger plants, than those h»t treated. Te.st plots. leaving four to six rows untreated near treated acre- ages, show a visible difference. It was indicated that further demonstrations were planned later tins month and it Is hoped that an actual boll -ount could be made to determine the effectiveness of the ?as in improving production. After visiting the farms of Cobe Bowers. M. j. Koehler. R. B. Crawford and John Stevens. Jr., where the experimental plots were planted. •> demonstration showing how the gas was distributed was shown at the Noble GUI farm. The farms of Bowers. Koehler. and Crawford were demonstrating the effect on cotton, and the demonstration at the Elevens farm was with corn. Tills plot has had three different applications to various "clir-ns of the acreage, and a different amount was used In each case for experimental purposes. Young Farmers Plan Activities Leachville Group Obtains Data on Agricultural Projects Approximatey 80 Young Farmer: from Leachville last night hearc the farm storage plan, Blanket of Green Program, and the vaccina tion program for Bang's disease discussed by extension service workers m North Mississippi County Keith j. Bilbrey, count? agent reminded the young farmers of the price supports to be available on soybeans if storafce was erected on the farm. Although the exact amount ol supports has not been determined he indicated that It should amount to about $2.10. in this connection Mr. Bilbrey explained that loans on grain storage buildings were available, and when wanted, a five- year period was granted for repaying the loans. The Blanket of Green program which is being planned for Arkansas, Is a project of all agencies and people Interested in promoting Arkansas Agriculturally, Mr Bilbrey said, and he indicated that most of the farmers in this counts- would participate in the program Leruran Increase Yields The county agent said that although Mississippi County is the largest cotton producing county the world that Arkansas had five counties . In higher per acre yield last year than did Mississippi County. He went on .to explain that each ' had better , . 01 these five counties' developed program*; of winter legumes, used more vetch, and applied more fertiliser than this county. . >' A survey, staffed earlier this week by Mr. Bilbrey. iras put into working order last night, by the Young Farmer's group. The survey is planned to determine the amount of vetch seed from the Manila-Leachville area that will be available for sale this year. It Is believed that 11 of tile surplus teed should be used in this county as a part of the Blanket of Green program. Mr. Bilbrey pointed out that due to the sandy soil conditions in that area that Leachville had done more than other parts of the county lo keep the soil in top condition with legumes and fertilizers. TesU The Bang's Arranged by vaccination disease was State program for presented by Eddie E. Chandler, assistant county igent, who warned farmers against letting the disease go uncontrolled even In the smallest herds. Mr. Chandler indicated that the testing program should start soon in tilts county, since the statewide move got underway recently. Both dairy and beef cattle are to ae tested by state veterinarians, and It is hoped that every heifer between two and eight months old will be vaccinated. The county agent's office and livestock men in the county are compiling lists of all the cattle in order that the program can be complete here. Soybe ^CHICAGO, quotations: ons N'ov Dec Mar May Aug 5—<r, —Syobean High Lo " Close ... 237'i 233-'. 236'i ... 236'i 23« s i 235'i ... 235 232'! 233'i 231U 230'i230U N. O. Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Aug. S—Closing I'lntatlom: High Low Clone .,/.... 979 2K1 3M1 ....... W7S Ml 3»l-« »• MM 2Wie 2957 »4S 2M6 «7 JH7 M Oct. Dec. Men •v y Jij. first first Yarbro Farmer first To Report Open Boll For 1949 Cotton Crop Being first in cotton growing Is nothing ne» for V. M. Bri-ster, Yar- oro farmer. Last year he reported the bloom, boll and ginned the bale In Mississippi County. Today he brought the first opened >" to the courier News. He said It was found Tuesday and that there are more beginning to open In the samp field. ' Tiie seed was Delta Pine 15 and was planted on April 11. Mr. Brlster ginned the county's first bale of 1948 on August 19. He said he was going to get a bale to the gin by at least that same date this year and, In view of the fact that his 1949 crop Is as far along as last year's, thinks his chances are good. boll Hundreds Attend Meet Of electrical Co-op At Hayti Theater Today ~, o " Aug ' S-of electricity users of the Pern Is cot-Dunklin ElectrVc Cooperative met at Hayti this morning. Purpose of the annual meeting *»s to elect four new members to the board of directors of the or* nd to """• re P° rUl tnm on the past year's progress. The meetin- was held In the Joy Theater !n Hayti and many valuable prl*e» were liven away. Yugoslav Troops In Macedonia Alerted by Tito PrtmUr Sees Need To Protect Border Because of Rumors By Alex Slnf leian BELGRADE, Yugoslavia, Aug. 5. (AP)—Yugoslav troops were in a state of alert today to guard against what Premier Marshal Tito called provocations and Intimidation by his Soviet-dominated neighbors. Tanjug, the official news agency, last night quoted Marshal Tito as saying bloody clashes already had taken place in Macedonia. The stormy Balkan region lies between communist Bulgaria and Albania, with Greece on the southern border. Tito said his troops were in a "state of alert in order to safeguard the peaceful construction of our 50- cialls t country." The premier, who defied Soviet dictation a year ago in a row with the Cominform (Communist International Information Bureau), accused his eastern neighbors of try- Ing to' intimidate Yugoslavia by spreading rumors of a threatened Red army invasion. NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 1949 TEN PAGES but Tito called them "nothing ordinary rumors" but added: 'Nevertheless, we are not unvigl- lant, here either. . . We are prepared to prevent all provocations, to defend our country against everyone." In a slap at Moscow. Tito added Yugoslavia would defend the principles of Marxism-Leninism "even against the creators of these principles, should they go against them." Says Bk.txi Tanjug Been Spilled repotted the statements were mnde Wednesday in a speech to army and political leaders in Skoplje, Macedonia. Tito repeated previous statements that Yugoslavia would not sacrifice its Marxist Communism for Western friendship, then launched into his toughest talk to date against ha cominfoim neighbors. 'You are on a sector of defense of our country," he told the Macedonian leaders, "which is of great importance and on which provocations took place, where they are still occuring today and will probably take place In the future.. "You are in a state of alert In order to saieguard the peaceful reconstruction of our socialist; country. .. Competition Is Bulwark Of Democracy Competition can work where men live together as competitors but are guided by a spirit of co-operation. That Is what the Rev. Roy I. Bagey, pastor of First Methodist 3hurch, told members of the Blytheville Rotary Club yesterday when he spoke on the topic, "Com- petltion'with an Objective." The Rev. Mr. Bagley said the danger of socialism or communism pervading America's democracy lies mainly in the threat of people los- ng confidence In each other. This distrust, he said, may easily be fostered by dishonorable busi- iess practices. "For years upright businessmen have been hammering away at the unscrupulous few who lave tainted the name of business >y their practices. Ministers and churches naturally are Interested in the attitude busi- lessmen have regarding each other. Jishonest business practices impair luman relations. Some churches ire training men to go into the abor-management relations field to iclp bring about Christian practices on both sides. "As In sports, competition is desirable and Invigorating. A wholesome business relationship has a jood effect on the attitude of the entire community," he concluded. Guests at the meeting included Sam Swalm, Tuscaloosa. Ala • E A Williams, St. Louis. Mo.; and H Beasley, Little Rock. VIRGINIA GUBERNATORIAL NOMINtE-State Senator John Battle, on shoulders of friends at Richmond, Va.. captured the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in a four-way primary race with the backing of the potent U. S. Senator Byrd organization. The nomination is tantamount to election. <AP Wireuhoto). Paris Po//ce, Soldiers Actto Halt Red Parade PARIS. Am. 5. mmunists masted 1,500 sinking marchers to, day In protest ajainst AtlanMc pact talks here, but ihe presen« of 6000 troops and police cooled the demonstrators' ardor. .arry By Robert Eunson PARIS Aug. 5. _(AI')—Two thousand police and soldiers m full battle equipment nnd K as masks deployed, about the Place ae la Concorde today to stop a Communist-protest march against the presence here of the United States chiefs 01 SIS 11, The soldiers and police rolled up in 10 trucks several hours before the time of the Communist march, which had been announced for 5 p.m * : L____ _ _ oi Th the'°U C S 3 TnTabsst to teveTit 1^°'' "' « • '—Power Communists from carlying out their nrmatZT'an V^",' * ""' announced intention of protesting " rmatlon »> a " th e foreign mmls- taTta aSai "' 5t ^ Atlalltlc pact >""-' 1 ,..'^"- l -°l' S , sche Satisfactory Conference Conducted - Radio cars, motorcycles and several ambulances stood oy. Meanwhile. American and French military chiefs held what they described as satisfactory talks on Western European defense. Their schedule has indicated that by Ihe lime the Communist march was to start, they would be 40 miles away, at Pontainebleu. talking with Western European union defense chiefs. "I think we see eye to eye,'- VS., Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Hoyl Vandenberg said after the officers had talked for almost three hours in the French war ministry. Vardenbei-g said no decision had been made. bu t that the discussions had been "very helpful." French leaders had been reported to meet In Washington in a month or two. . <, .^piich j-defenrrrf^icil vvr^il-J SiiSV'^ ction alori? lilies of the Washington-based Anglo-American Joint staff board created during the war nnd .'till In existence. The council probably woul«K have power to make recommendations on political and diplomatic hiatlers when military and strategic needs warranted this. A general 12-nallon defense committee would function under the four-power council, with advisory powers. The United Stales, Canada. Britain and France are farthest ahead of the 12 nations In atomic development, and this might get by difficulties foreseen by some over the question of exchanging atomic information. in drafting Atlantic pact defense Asked if the talks act down to discussi.->n ot how far East to draw Western Europe's riefen.se line, Vandenberg said "we were Just finding things out." Role of French Discussed He also was risked If the Ulks had concerned France's desire for a top role in the Atlantic Defense Council. Ht replied: "Our discussioas were on a military, no: political level." Diplomatic officials in London said Prance, along with the United States, Britain and Canada, would be named to a supreme defense council to direct the military and strategic program of the 12-nation Atlantic alliance. The officials said this was one of the main topics under discussion by the staff chiefs. Here Is how the officials outlined it: Acceptance of the idea by Britain and Canada has been recorded and French approval was to have current Paris talks. $800 In Restaurant At Reelfoot Lake TIPTONVILLE. Tcniv. Aug. 5— M')—State highway patrolmen and local police joined today In a search for three youthful gunmen who robbed a Reelfoot Lake restaurant and patrons of about JBOO In cash and valuables last night. Mrs. J. T. English, who with her husband owns and operates the Lakeview Dining Room, told Lake County Sheriff j. c . H ayncs the three men ate dinner nnd then— at gunpoints-forced her and .some ^•0 to 40 diners into Ihe kitchen. Haynes sai ri a man Idenlificd as Ray Wyatl. of Mayfield. Ky. vias struck on the forehead with pistol ' ' when kitchen. and knocked unconscious he refused to go Into the He was not hurt serous- The robbers, Haynes said, took cash and personal effects of the guests and took about »115 from the restaurant's cash reptst»r Haynes said the robbers were believed to be In their early 20's. Two More Deaths In Arkansas Due To Poliomyelitis Toll Now Stands at 32, With 532 Cases Listed This Year SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS at „, . — . Aug. 5—OP)— Thirty-two persons have died of Poliomyelitis In Arkansas this your Two victims died ycjstcrrtnv — three-old Henry Paul Sulton at his Konsett home and eight-year- old Guy Tilley of Monctte " hospital here. The State Health Department's total of cases reported rose to 432 However, Charles Mnssey, director of the Arkansas Division of ine National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis said loclny the disease Is "definllcly slowing down." Massey said three respirators would be flown today from the Little i;--k area to St. Louis, where Polio Is on the upswing. Two More IHIssco Case* Two more Mississippi County children have been stricken with poliomyelitis to bring the total number to 123. Barbara Byrd. eight month old daughter or Mr, and Mrs. E. U Byrd of the New Liberty community, was taken to the University Hospital In Little Rock yesterday and James Ray Sandlin, son'-'6f Mr. and Mrs. James R. Sandlin Sr.. of Wilson was taken to the same hospital, both victims of the disease. A tlilr,] child, nged elg'ht. of Blytheville. was taken to (he hospital In Little Rock, but returned home after doctors there said his case wns not polto. •The Sandlin child, who Is five, was taken to Mississippi earlier this week to visit relatives because of the polio epidemic in this county, and was sent to Little Roclc from Fulton. Miss., after he was unable to be placed In Mississippi or Tennessee hospitals. James Tucker Eubanks, who has been in a respirator at Little Rock for several days, was placed in an iron lung for one hour yesterday, and his condition is said to be improved. He Is from the New Liberty. Community. j To Attend Conference \frs. Annabel Pill, North Mississippi County health nurse, will lenvc tomorrow for Little Rock to attend a poliomyelitis conference. The conference Is being conducted by Miss Theresa Fallin, at the University ol Arkansas Medical School, aim will be directed toward public health nursing aspects of poliomyelitis. Mrs. Fill's son, John Bryant, will accompany her. Missouri's Bridge Board Is Appointed JEFFERSON CITY. Mo,. Aug. 5, l/Fl—Oov. Forrest Smith appointed five-man Missouri commission today to work with a lake group from Tennessee in building a toll brlilpjc ncross the Mlsslsslpp' between the two states. The appointees and their terms: II. R, Rowland of Caruthersville, presiding Judge of the Pcmlscot County court, one year term: S. P. Hfynolds. Cnrulhersvlllc cotton pl-'iter and banker, two years; Dr B. L. Spcnce. Kennclt physician, three years: Sam Hunter. New Madrid banker, four years, and Neal W. Helm. Caruthersvlllc banker and land owner, five years. The western end of the bridge will be located at CarulhcrsvilL" The Rovrrnor said he appointed the commission n,uick]y because sponsors of the bridge want to get financing legislation through this ^Ion of congress. He said federal money would used In pnrt lo build the bridge — which would be paid for through toll charges. When all construction and maintenance costs are paid the bridge will become frrc with each of the two stales acquiring a half Interest. Laws authr-izlng the bridge were passed In both stair.? earlier. Scientists Suggest 'Don'ts to Avoid Polio B :±rz,<r:r irr±:: isr- - T ° k - H -°" T °" - Li - T —• »•«• n a series of three special articles dealing with poliomyelitis prepared by the Associated Pre.ss. By Howard Blakolee (Associated Press Science Editor) NEW YORK, MV-There Is no known way to keep from getting •but there polio—Infantile paralysis are a lot of things you can do that might help. The trouble Is that no one knows low the Invisible protein particles he viruses which cause the disease n carried from person to person' They are small enough to float In Ir, or to be -arrled on, In or b? anything whatever. Millions of dollars have been pent vainly trying to learn how his virus travels. If you suspect or example, that the virus Is In a Ml of food. It Ukes nearly a month nd perhaps »500 to make sure. And hen another month to learn whe- her the virus moved to some other uspected place. Many facts have been learned. And common ttntt tllU la tti« |tpr virus while they are sick. They almost certainly get It ir what goes Into their mouths. Their throats contain the virus when they are 111 If that were all. the breaking of the polio chain would be easier. But now comes the hard part. You the mother of a family, can have this disease, without being sick, and without a chance to know you have It. And you can give It to your child, or the child of your dearest friend. That child may become paralyzed, other children rljj get It but may show nothing. Yet thev too can spread It. Spread* MjsteriMtdy The medical consensus now Is that polio probably spreads from person o person, aided by some- hlng stm unknown. This unknown leaves the home apparently the most dangerous place for spreading polio. Worse than schools and gatherings, because you cannot close homes. And even If you could. th« I«mlly carrying the disease mlent not be Identified because its members appeared well. You and your children are likely to have polio virus in your systems during an -pldcmic. That leads to some of the things you can do. Keep out of crowds. That lowers the odds a little. Don't get chilled. Chilling has a technical meaning here. It is lowering your body temperature In the point where natural bod/ chemical reactions slow down. With this much chilling, polio Infection si- ready present, gets a better chance to start. Nobody, however, can tell why most of the polio comes In warm summertime. In chill winter there also Is considerable polio, but no epidemics. Don't get fatigued. Fatigue lowers your body's resistance too. There Is an added reason for avoiding fatigue. Over-exertion Is supposed to do Us worst damage during the early stages of polio. But your child can be In that stage without unyone knowing It. Ken> Keep Ckan clean. Obviously hands. toys, anything In the house can harbor polio virus. Stay out of pollut.e-1 swimming waters. The rca-'on Is the verified fact that sewage has polio virus in an epidemic area. Outbreaks have been followed through sewage trails "£m ly 10 ° mllcj! lonB - Thcrc '" » chilling hazard too In swimming Swat flics. It is verified that thcv carry polio virus. But don't worry too much—remembering that many thousands of dollars worth of search have failed to [race a single case of human polio to files. Mosquitoes and most any other human bug pests arc under slight suspicion. Watch headaches, sore throats, nausea, fevers, obscure pains and stiffness. That Is the way a polio attack mr.y start, To be sure the watching won't prevent polio, but this watchfulness might catch those precious early hours of the Illness, and really prevent some crippling And be glad that now there Is very much that you can do If your child gets polio, as the third article m UM ttrles will explain. Nationalist China Tossed Overboard By New U. S. Policy By John M. WASHINGTON, Aug. 5. (AP)-Secrclavy of Stite Achcaon today blasted the Chinese Cormmim.slfa, whichhe wrote off Chin.^ NatlonZt ^7™" reP °" '" In a statement ho laid down the five "basic •„,„„;,[ said should govern u. S . policy toward China * He declared he was not in the least "defeatist" about the Chines? situation. Achc.son met corrc.sponrtenls one hour after the State Department released a bitterly critical "white paper" on its relations with Nationalist China. The 1.054-page book contained statements by Acheson showing he Is convinced Ihe Nationalist regime is done for and the Commti- nhts can sweep over all China any- Housing Board Member Resigns Chairman Reveals His Action Taken Earlier This Week R. E. TJIaylock, who has been ctalnrmn of the niythevillo Housing Authority announced his that body. Mr. Blaylock since 1D41, toduy resignation from said .. , - — *. he submitted his rcslgnntlon at the last meeting lie gave no reason for the action. J. Moll Brooks, secretary-treasur- e r?f u '« Authority, said he understood Mr. Dlaylock had resigned as chairman of the authority but not as a member of the group He said Mr. Blnylock's resignation as chairman had been accept- Majxir Fills Vacancies Appointments to the authority, according lo city Attorney Percy Wright, are made by the mayor with the approval of the city coun- Names of three new members to the authority, pred S. Sallba, Jack Owen and o. w. McCutchen, are to be presented to the council at Its next meeting ror approval. Mayor Doyi e Henderson said he did not know If an appointment to fill Mr. Blaylock's position will be made In time to receive approval of (he council fit II, next meeting. Mr. Blayloclf* resignation' leaves but one member of .the original five-member board still In office. Return From Fort Worth Mr. H rooks returned today from Fort Worth. Tex., where he has been conferring with district authorities on the 80-unlt low cost housing projects slated for Blythe- villc. U. S. Branson, architect lo the Authority, remained In Port Worth, Mr. Brooks said, to work out details with officials there. Mr. Brooks said he could not report anything definite on the Fort worth trip until Mr. Branson returns but felt the project was being favorably received by the district authorities. Mr. Branson Is due to return to Blythcville tomorrow. GOP Selects Gabrielson as New Chairman WASHINGTON, Aug. B. lit;—A Republican National Committee split squarely down the middle found Itself under the command today of a new chairman, Guy G. Gabrlcl.'on of New Jersey. Gabrielson is .1 58-year-old lawyer-Industrialist. Elected by n f;vc- vote margin over Axel J. Beck. South Dakota farmer-businessman! he promised complete neutrality as between candidates for president and Congress. But Oabrielson's election yc-stcr- day by a 52 to 47 vote over Deck- State Cli.ilrman A. T. "Bert" Howard of Nebraska got a single vole- put the nndnnnl • rty's machinery bnrk In the familiar hands of long time supporters of Senator Robert A. Taft of Ohir. The new chairman succeeded Rep. Hugh D. Scott. Jr.. of Pennsylvania, picked at last year's Republican convention by Gov. Thomas E. Dcwcy ->f New York. Thus Taft supporter In Gabrielson took over from a Dcwcy backer who In turn hnd replaced n Tart advocate, former chairman Carroll Recce ol Tennessee. Taft himself to>k no apparent part In the national committee contest, but many of his backers con- t 'butct! to Oabrlelson's bare mar?in victory. Fifty-two was the minimum vote by which any candidate could win out of the total 102 qualified votes at yesterday's session. time they choose As for his lack Acheson Indicated of defeatism In the 1,000- "committing them- on the basis of un- New York Stocks Closing Quotations: AT&T Amer Tobacco . .'.,'. Anaconda Copper . . Beth Steel Chrysler ',',,,\ Coca Cola Oen Electric en Motors Montgomery Ward ... N Y Central National Distillers ... Republic Steel . , Radio Socony Vacuum C Penney Southern Pacific Sears Roebuck 143 1-2 18 1-4 29 1-8 27 7-8 51 5-8 141 37 7-8 62 1-2 53 1-2 10 1-2 19 3-8 20 10 1-2 15 5-8 49 3-4 39 1-2 41 1-3 word statement handed out at' the news conference that it was based on a belief that the Communists are in for serious difficulties In trying to govern the Chinese "in the Interests of a foreign novrer" Russia. They are selves deeply proved assumptions as to the extent of their own strength and the nature of the reactions which they are hound to provoke In China and elsewhere." he said "The Unllei! States,'for IU part, will be prepared to work with Hie people of China and ot every olher country in Asia to preserve and (o promote their true Interest, developed ai they choose and not a, dictated by »ny foreljn Imperialism." It was in a letter to President Truman, with which he opened the .white paper, that Acheson declared that the Communist regime serves the Interests "of Soviet Russia" and predicted eventually the Chinese people "will throw, ofj the forelari yoke." "'"Jin The State Pf?PK!^jnt. document • nieyer report in it Ache«m 'told Mr. Truman that U.S. policy now must be shaped to "encourage all developments" in China which are directed to this end. Achcson said the Communist regime serves the intersete "of Soviet Russia." He advised the President It may "lend Itself to the alms of Soviet Russian Imperialism" to start an aggression against Chlna'i neighboring nations. To Try lo Avoid Agprulon If that aggression comes, Acheson ndlcated the United States would try to block It through the United Nations. While not all China Is presently under the Red banner, Acheson snid In another document of the white paper, the Communists can lake over the rest any time they want an d Nationalist armies will be powerless to resist. He thus advised Chairman Connally (D-Texas) of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee March 15. For the "ominous result of the Chinese civil war," Achcson phic- ed full blame on Generalissimo Chiang Kal Shek and other leaders of the crumbling national government. He said thev "lost no battles" In the hst crucial year for lack of American weapons. The failures of Chiang nnd his men, Achtson s;iid, WC re due to loss of popular support and loss by the armies of the will |/> fight. To support the position that Chinese — not American — leaders See CHINA on Page 10 Legislature Provides New Arkansas Holiday August 14 will be a holiday In Arkansas this year The I!) 19 Arkansas Legislature proclaimed the date as the official end of World War II and Governor Mc.Math will Issue a proclamation to that effect. National Guard units, which nrcn't at summer camps, will parade. Plans for a celebration In Dlythe- vlllc at present are indr-flnlte.'.N'ick Shivlpy, commander of Dud Cav.n Post of the American Legion, said the Legion church In service. However he plans will not he confers will- Banks of Blytheville, nnd all Arkansas, will be closed on Monday since the holiday will fall on Sunday this year. members might attend body for a memorial pointed out that be completed unUl P»-t Chaplain Roy Weather Arkansas forecast: Partly clouriy tonight and Saturday with scattered afternoon thundershowen; not much change In temperatures. Missouri forecast: Fair tonight and Saturday; slightly warmer Saturday; low tonight " mid Go's; high Saturday near 90. Minimum Ihts morning—69. Maximum yesterday—94. Sunset today—6:58. Sunrise tomorrow—5:U. Precipitation 34 hours from 7 a.m. t^rlay—notie. Total since Jan. 1— 37.03, Mean temperature (midway Be- .we«n high and low)--81.5,

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