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PACiE TEN BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, AUGUST t, 1»4» Education Bill Vole is Sought President Wonts House Democrats To Act This Session WASHINGTON, Aug. 5. lfF> — President Truman called Democratic congressional leaders to the White House today In an effort to f?et passage of a controversial federal aid to education bill. The controversy over whether public funds .should be made available to parochial and other private schools for auxiliary services has blocked efforts lo get Ihe measure to the floor in the House. Chairman T.eslnski (D-Mich) of the House Education and Labor Committee refused lo say. after the conference, whether he will call his committee back into .session to consider it. Rep. McCormnck of Massachusetts, the Democratic Iloor leader in 'he House, told reporters that Mr. Truman was very urgent in his sppeal for passage of the hill at Ihis session, to redeem one of his 1948 campaign pledges. Also in the conference, which la.sted almost an hour, were vicc- Prcsldent Barkley, House Speaker Raybnrn of Texas. Senate Majority Leader Lucas of Illinois. Chairman Elberl Thomas (D-Ufahl of the Senate Labor and Education Committee. R nd Rep. Priest <D-Tcnn>. Democratic whip in the House. No Decision Keaclieri Tlie president. McCormack said, made his appeal, but no decision was reached. McCormack added that House passage Is "verv problematical." He said Mr. Truman discussed the bill passed by the Senate, which would permit states to use the funds in accordance with their own educational policies. On the other hand, a bill bv Rep. Harden (D-NC) would bar any federal funds from being used to provide bus Iransportation. books and similar services for students in parochial and other private schools. The is the controversy that led to an exchange of letters between Francis Cardinal Spellman and Mrs Franklin D. Roosevelt. Talking with reporters in (lie White House lobby, McCormack asserted: 'The President is very anxious to get a bill out at this session," •-• "We had a very Hank exchange of views. Nothing was resolved »nd no decision W as made." Truman Nominates Two For High Army Posts WASHINGTON, Aug. 5. (AP) — President Truman today nominated Tracy S. Voorhees for promotion from assistant secretary to undersecretary of the Army. He also nominated Archibald S. Alexander, 1D48 Democratic candidate for senator from New Jersey, lo be assistant secretary of the Army, New Trial Denied CKDAR nAPIDR, la., Aug. 5-',P, —District Judge j. B. lielscrnian today overruled a motion for a new trial for Dr. Robert C. Rntledge, Jr., St. Louis pediatrician, convicted of second degree murder In the slaying of his wife's alleged seducer. CHINA Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 111 Aug. 5, </Pi—(USDA1—Hogs 5500' active; barrows ai'd gills '25 to 511 higher than Thursday's average: sows steady lo strong, bulk good and choice 2 '-250 Ibs 23.25-M 50 top 23.60. mast lo 260-'>80 ]b '">'>523.25: 180-190 lb 22.75-23.25: Ho'-no lb 20.75-22.75: good .sows 40(1 lb down 17.50-19.25."lar°ety Ifl'.OO down- heavier weights 14.00-17.25: stags mostly 11.00-13.50. Cattle 800. calves 900: generally about steady in cleanup trade will, cows rather draggy: odd head light weight steer and heifer yearlines in medium and good flesh' 20,00-->6 On a few to 27.00: common and med- Contimied from Page 1. were to blame for the disaster, (he .Stale Department included among the unveiled state doucments a sen- .-.ttional letter from China'.? current acting president, General LJ T.sung- Jen. l-l. who .succeeded Chiang Kal | Shek as chief of :<'ate. svrole President Truman Mav 5. 1949, that China was brought to its present plight by the failure of its previous government (Chiang's* to make "judicious use" of American aid and (o put through "political, economic and military reforms." Taper Covers Whole Century The white paper (official diplomatic record) .spanning more than a century, contains probr-blv the most slashing criticism ever issued by the United States against another friendly government, even a dying one. It pours out all the known and secret masons and ar- euments why the Truman administration for more than a year now has fought all demands in Congress for any major new Chin* aid program. Even the two-year-old report of | Lt. General Albert C. Wpdenieyer, : made to Prsident Truman in 1947. is | disclosed to have tempered its pro- j posal for China aid uith a big "if." Wedemeyer advocated a five-year aid program but said Chiang should | undertake drastic reforms and j should place Manchuria under Un! ilcd Nation's trusteeship (o keep I the Communists from taklui! over. j il \va- ihis ipcninmenttation re- j carding Manchuria. Ac lie.=on .said,. | which caused the report lo be stip- • pressed so lone. He said the sugges- j lien, for alienation of Chinese territory would have euusecl trouble with {he Nationalist government i! published at that lime. Serrel raprrx .Ma (If I'lllilie The full record's 1054 im«es in- elude 40!) pages, of a running ac- j count ol American-Chinese rela- i tions and a total of 18G ''annexes.** i which are in the main the texts of I previously .secret papers. Roving j Ambassador Philip c. Jessup edited j (lit 1 book. Now he is working on dc| tailed development of Acheson's new j China policy. ! most hncrestinK. because it has been the must suppressed, is the much- I debated Wertrmcyer report. i Tiie fact thai Hie department i feels it now can be released affords a due lo Hie publication of Ihe entire wliiip paper, Mr. Truman and Acheson evidently have decided thai China's Nationalist gov- Heat Exhaustion Death is Probed By Grand Jurors LITTLE ROCK, Aug. 5. (/Pj—The Pulaski County Grand Jury met today lo Investigate Hie death of a county prisoner. Richard A. Clift, 30-year-old war veteran from Malvern, died July 27 of what Dr. Howard A. Dlshongh, county coroner, said was heat exhaustion. He had been committed to the county penal farm two days earlier to serve out a line for drunkenness. W. T. Morgan, who since lias resigned as farm su|>erlntendent. said he flogged Clift the day of liis death because Clift refused to work. Cliffs family has demanded an investigation. An autopsy was held nt Hot Springs Wednesday night. Dr. D. c. Ue, Hot Springs pathologist, who conducted the autopsy, said he would await, an examination of body (issues before saying what he thought caused the death. FIGHT TO SAVi: HOY I'KO.M SI.KKl'IXfi DKATH— Nurses Peggy O'Connell and Mary Severin and Medical Student John Campbell dell to righti huddle over sleeping Trevis Wi-senbmg. 1, in County hospital at Omaha. The hospital staff has been trying to keep the lad alive since Monday when he swallowed 33'i grams of sedative. He took the sleeping pills alter his mother told him to take a nan. (AP Wirephoto). new aid program to the Chinese Nationalists and their determination to break with the past, relea.se the lads as they see them, and lay out new lines of anti-Communist diplomacy in the Far East. About what can be done, Acheson spoke only in general terms. He expressed the belief that "ultimately" I the Chinese people "will reassert themselves" and China "will throw off the foreign yoke." The United Stales, he said, "should encourage all developments in China which now and in the future work toward this end." Acheson added that what the U.S. can do will depend on "the degree to which the Chinese people come (o recognize thai the Communist regime serves not their interests but those of Soviet Russia and the manner in which they react to this loreign domination." V. S. Objectives Remain the Same | The white paper presents Ameri- I can policies as stemming from a ! consistent effort, by this govern- j ment to make China a politically j stub's |»«er. peaceful and free of I foreign domination. Acheson ile- cliircd dun these remain American ' objectives. j The review brings out that vari- : OILS means were tried to achieve those objectives in the past. ' Acheson reviewed the cxienl of American aid to China, .saying that • grants and credits totaled about ! P.T.A. Plans Health Projects Two health projects were stalled yesterilav by the Harrison High School Parent Teacher's Association, which met for the first business session of the term. The grau[t will act as a collecting agent for iruits and vegetables to be distiibuted to undernourished children, and the fathers will start a clearance project to rid the school grrunds of weeds and rubbish soon. Dr D. FT Roberts was a speaker at Rev. R. T. Weedin .president of '.he group, presided at the meet- Obituaries Infant is Buried Graveside services for Clara Mae Southard, infant daughter of Mr. and MI-S. Cletus Southard, were conducted this atternoon at the Number Nine Cemetery by the Rev. p. L.. Lewis, pastor of the Number Nine Pentecostal Church. The child .lied at the home ol the parents yesterday. The parents, and three sisters, Hatlie Bell, Hazel Vern and Linda pay survive. The Cobb Funeral Home was In charge of arrangements. ,,,„„„ „ irroundin harbor. ,AP Wirephoto.. IF YOU LIKE THE BEST But a "large proportion of tlu. military supplies." Acheson said, has fallen into Communist hands "through the military ineptitude of the Nationalist lenders, their defections and surrenders, and the absence among their forces uf the j will to right." i But on the question of whether ;the Russians themselves directly furnished Russian arms to the Chinese Communists, the white paper is indefinite. It says simply "there is some question as lo whether the Russians .supplied the Communists with Russian equipment " Despite all the aid which had been furnished by the Uniled States | Acheson said, "the National government does not have the military capability of maintaining a foot"- huld in South China against a determined Communist advance." Arsenal Employe, Accused By Woman, Surrenders PINE BLUFF. Ark., Aug. 5. i/Pj— A 30-year-old Pine Bluff arsenal ' employe was in jail here today i nilhout formal charge as the result] of a young married woman's accu- | sation that he beat her and crammed her mouth with rocks when she wouldn't .-submit to his advances. Clifford Hunt, a millwright, surrendered last night and denied the story of Mis. Yvonne 'Bonnie) ] lialey, 25. who is in a serious con- ! dition at a hospital here with head • Hunt said he and the woman ; quarreled, thai she got out of hts automobile and he didn't see her thereafter. He said he didn't know she had been injured until he read newspaper accounts yesterday. ! Officers said Mrs. Raley, rocks : still in her mouth, was found be- i side a highway north of here early ; yesterday. College Board Names Acting Ozatks President CLARKSVILLE. Ark.. Aug. 5 (.<P,_ Dr. Wiley Lin Hurle is ending a 28- year tenture as president of the College of the Ozarks. He resigned yesterday because of ill health, and the board of trustees named Vice President Fred A. Walker as acting president. The change Is effective Sept. 1. The board elected Dr Hurie, who is 64, president emeritus and a board member foi life. He and Mrs, Hurie will return to Petersburg, ill., his birthplace. ROUGH SAILING ON ITS WAY OUT-This will be the coming thing in large passenger ships ind luxury hners according lo speedboat designer and manufacturer Gar Wood. It's tt^ VenturL Wood's newest design, shown in Detroit. The twin-hulled yacht is said to be able to ride the roughest type of water and stiU' maintain its even keel. Wood say, the unique "tunner? ' pockets air on which the cralt rides, preventing rough sailing even in beavy seas at Bullets Fly. Shots Ring Out, Death Rides at Rodeo BIO SPRING, Tex.. Aug. 5. lif}— Shots rang out and two men fell dead in a real western drama before 2,500 rodeo fans here last night. One of the show's judges and a cowboy college student were felled from a six gun fired by an infuriated Brahma bull rider. Henry Preston (Buck) Jones. 45, the Judge and intended target, died on the spot. »—o 38 caliber bullets in his body. Carl C. Myers. 23. an innocent onlooker, fell into the arms of a girl, struck by a stray bullet. Herb ^mzell, 34, was overpowered and jailed after he fired four shots at Jones from short range. He was taken to the Howard County Jail where he made a statement to Sheriff Bob Wolf and County Attorney Elton Gilliland. The officers said Frizzcll told them the trouble started over an insulting remark he said Jones marie before Frizzcll's niece. Record Corn Yield Predicted for Nation CHICAGO. Ang: 5 </!>)—In the Midwest corn is busting out oil over. Another national crop in excess of three billion bushels—the fourth in history—appears assured. There Is a good possibility the crop will set an all-time record for the second year in a row. Some sections of the country have [xaorer prospects than a year ago— notably the Northeastern states, where a long spring drought dried up moisture reserve in the soil. But the crop Is in splendid condition in the main Midwest producing belt. Latest estimates on the crop rai.ge from 3.560,000,000 bushels, made by C.M. Galvin of the grain firm of James E. Bennett and Company, to S3.~50.OCO.COO bushels, made by H. J. Giamiich, general agricultural agent of the Chicago and Northwestern Railway. Last vear's all-time record totaled 3.650.54E,0«> bushels. Skunks are found only In the ne*v world. Ike Murry Addresses Kotarians in Luxor a . LUXORA. Aug. 5—State Attorney General Ike Murry discussed t; 3 duties and problems of an attorney general with members of the Luxora Rotary Club and their guests at a dinner-meeting here last night. Mr. Murry explained briefly the duties ol a state attorney general and read several letters which lie had received from numerous church and civic organizations throughout tlw state requesting legal Information on certain subjects and on several occasions requesting that the state legislature be spurred into action to adopt laws governing the subjection which the organizations sought information. Mr. Murry was a guest of Rotarian C. C. Danehower who introduced him as guest speaker. Several Rotarians from Osceola and Blytheville were guests at last night's meeting. i Broadcasters Meet [ ' HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Aug. 5. ,-,!> —The Arkansas Radio Broadcasters' Association met here today following a meeting yesterday of the ! Arkansas A.ssocialed Press Broad- t:aslers. ! Frank Brown of KWFC. Rot | .Springs, was elected an AAPB director, succeeding Bob Choatc. also of KWFC. Read Courier News Want Ads " , % NU-WA I Wr* •^<e| LAUNDRY-CLEANERS Phone 117-1 :i'M For Freshness! Mnrleni grocery slurcs and housewives keep vegetables garden- fresh and vitamin-rich by using plenty of genuine, hard-frozen ice. Pure ice prevents willed, dried-out, vitamiii-starvrd vegetables, and insures your money's worth oJ lull flavor and nutrition. And say, next time you make iced lea or any other summer drink, Iry ice and notice the added ze.H- ful, full-flavor laslc. Ark-Mo Ice Co. Great Salt Lake. Utah, contains some eight or nine islands, the longest being about 16 miles In length. 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