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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLV—NO. 116 Blytheville Dally Newi BlytlMVlile Courier Blythevllle Herald Mississippi Valley BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 1949 TEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Ecuador Earthquake Toll Rises to 4,000 Courier News Photo FOUNDATION POUKEO FOB MF.MORIAI, TO WAR HEROES—Concrete Is being poured here for the base on the court house lawn for the memorial honoring Lt. Edgar H. Lloyd of Yarbro, Mississippi County's only winner of the Congressional Medal, and all other men In the county who lost their livs in the service of tneir country during World Wars I and [I. Shown in the photograph (left to right) are: Worth Holder, secretary of the Blythcville Chamber of commerce; John C. Mcllaney & Sons have the contract to erect the memorial. Little, president of the Mississippi county Memorial Association; Mrs. Samuel p. Morris, Rosco Cratton, Police Chief John Foster and C. A. Cunningham. Jno. C. McHaney & Sons have the contract to erect th memorial. Funds to finance the memorial were contributed by Mississippi County citizens. The memorial will bear the names of 158 men who lost their lives in the two wars. Nation's '49 Cotton Crop to Be ^lightly Below That of 1948 By Jarce MxntilU 4 QUITO, Ecuador, Aug. 8. (/Pi — The unofficial death toll In earthquake-ravaged Ecuador soared above 4.600 today as damaged estimates from some 29 mountain towiu reached $20,000,000. Countless thousands were reported hurt. Th Ecuadorian cabinet voted In emergency session last night to take Immediate action on President Galo Plaza Lasso'8 plans to rebuild the stricken areas—most populous In Ecuador. The defense ministry said 2,000 troops were on duty in th worst hit zones and order was being maintained. Communications were being restored slowly as the Ecuadorian air force ferried doctors, nurses and medical aid to thousands of Injured. Three U. S. Caribbean air command planes from Balboa took six tons of relief supplies to Quito yesterday. They Included blood plasma, serums and drugs. The president, back from a tour of the ravaged^ areas .said some of the scenes of suffering rivalled even the "most Dantesque" imagination. Four towns which virtually dls- WASHINGTON, Aug. 8. fyi>)_Tlie Agriculture Department, today forecast this year's cotton crop at 14.805,000 bates of 500 pounds gross weight each as of Aug. !. This estimate compares with 14,868,000 bales produced last year, and with a ten-year (1938-471 average of 11.300,000 bales. Being larger than prospective market retirements, the crop foreshadowed a return to prewnr production controls for the 1950 crop. Supplementing this year's crop is a carryover surplus of about 5.600,000 bales from previous year's crops, a large-part of which Is hold ny the department unriei price, support programs. Yielti Is I)oivn The yfel'i of lint cotton per acre was Indicated at 274.4 pounds, compared with 313.1 pounds last year and 254 for tne ten-year average. The condition of the crop on Aup. 1 was reported at 80 per cent of normal compared with 85 a y ago and 7;j £01- the. ten-year average. In an accompanying report, the Census Bureau said 297.843 running Jaales of this year's crop had been ^pmied prior to Aug. 1. This com- Georgia Mayor, FriendsWaging War on Kluxers pared with 258,972 ginned to the- same date last year and 193,638 year before last. The Aug. 1 condition of the crop, he indicated yield per acre and iroduction, respectively, by cotton- producing states included: Missouri 85 per cent of normal: 421 pounds per acre and production 475,000 bales; Tennessee 81; 384 and 115,000; Arkansas 81;-328 and 1,650,000; Louisiana 70;' 285 and 625,000; Oklahoma 14; 170 and 410.000; Texas 89; 210 and 4,450,000. Farm Income Might Be Hear Record in Spite of Price Dip WASHINGTON, Aug. 8. (AD — Farm income from this yrar's cotton rrop may be the second largest on record despite the prospects for lower prices for both collon and cottonseed. Assuming cotton and cottonseed brings no more than government price fuaranlees, tbe total income from the I4.80.i,<HH>-bale ornp estimated by the agriculture department today w o 111 d be around 52.410.000,000. Such an income woulil be second only to last year's record of 52,641,000,000. Diplomat's Wile Dies in Europe Mrs. Sumner Welles Passes During Night In Swiss Hotel Room LAUSSANE, Switzerland, AUK. 8. (If}— Mrs. Smiincr Welles, wife of the former U. 's. Undersecretary of died in her liolcl here last hotel officials disclosed to- State, night, day. Mrs. Welles, the former Malhilde Townsend. was Welles' second wife. His first marriage, to Miss Esther Slater, was dissolved by divorce in 1923. Welles had two sons. Benjamin and Arnold, from his first narriage. The former undersecretary and his wife sailed to Europe a month on a trip to rcslore his health, was damage by exposure IRON CITY. Ga., Aug. 8. nne-arinetl Geoi-Ria mayor and some ol his friends renewed a shootine w«r Etsain.H rohed, night- riding Ku Klux Klansmen ye.ster- day. To top tt off. the mayor chased a Kl:jn official into Alabama at n 100-miIe-an-hrmr pace and had him jailed. The shooting spree started, said Mayor C I,. Drake of Iron City, when 12 or 15 carloads of robed jij^lansmen rolled into this little Vouthwest Georgia hamlet In the dark, early Sunday morning hours. One unidentified Klnnsman received a flesh wound. Drake re- prirted none of his fighters was hurt. The mayor, a Klnn foe of lorip standing, declared "sotru of the bi'llets whi—jd by within five feet of me" while he hastily scribbled down the robed figures' auto tag numbers. Drake said he didn't have a gun but that some of his friends did and they peppered the Klan convoy with shotgun nnd pWol fire. The nieht riders rctaliaied. he related. .Several hours ela|x*ed between the shooting and the daredevil automobile chase to Dothan. Ala., 38- miles nway. The mayor gave these details. He had returned home when Sheriff c. L. Chandler telephoned that someone had sworn out an assault warrant aciinst him. Drake started to Chandler's office and spotted the car which had let the Ktan parade. The mayor stomped the accdera- f' and the whirlwind chase was on. The Ktan official, booked as Bill Hendrix of Tallahassee, FJa., said his speed hit 100 m.p.h. during the race. Hendrix. who said he 's an organizer for a new hooded order. "The Southern Ku Klux Klan." sped to rw'lce headquarters at Dothan and a. c kcd protection. The mayor burst In after him and hail him jailed on - warrant charging assault with intent to murder «•)•' 'i had been lAiucd In Iron City. Hendrlx's bond was set at $500. Drake added that while in Dothan he looked in Hcndrix's car and found K!an cloaks, receipt books, guns, one tommy gun clip nnd carbon copies of Klan letters. He Identified, Hendrix as "aetlni agent o{ the Grand Dragon of Florida.' Polio Incidence On Decline in State and County A six-year-old child from Manila is being treated nt the isolation ward of the Baptist Hospital In Little T£ock as Mississippi County's 121th victim of poliomyelitis in 1049. The only case reported over the week-end was that of Carlos Canimore. In connection with the epidemic in this area and the high instance of a virus disease that has hit a great number here, a Dr. Cham- Berlin and a Dr. Shottner and Roy Hays of the malaria control division of the State Health Department were scheduled to be Blythevllle this afternoon for field investigation. l>ak May Hare Passed LITTLE ROCK, Aug. 8. {^-Arkansas' infantile paralysis toil for 1949 stood at 556 cases reported through today. Health department officials ported no new deaths and expressed themselves "unofficially" that the disease *as well past Its peak. There have been 32 deaths from polio In Arkansas this year. he fell unconscious last which when 3hristmas night in a snowcoverecl leid near his Maryland estate. Welles, still weak from his brush *"ith death, explained July 7 that he was making the trip to "try to let my health hack." The former diplomat bad collapsed on a walk and fallen Into sn Icy stream. He was found several hours later. He had expected to remain in Switzerland about two months. They had been living quietly In their hotel since their arrival in Lausanne July 19. Mrs. Welle. 1 ; became III several days ago. hotel officials said, and confined to her bed. She died in the night. The official said no definite arrangements have been matte for the funeral, but the hody will be sent back to the United States. api>eared from the map were Guano, Patate, Pellleo and Pillaro. Eyewitnesses returning from Ambato. largest city to receive the full force of the snorts, said the number of dead and injured undoubtedly had been underestimated. City Now These witnesses said the ravaged area now is only a cemetery where the odor of death is almost unbearable. They said the number of persons buried along the slopes of Tungurahua volcano may never be known. They reported that when the quakes struck masses of earth slid away from the mountainsides and the volcano erupted. Frantic relatives who fought their way into the earthquake area In search of loved ones found mountains of debris instead of communities. The Patate River was blocked by a mountainsllde which created a lake at the foot of the old town of Patate. This was the latest breakdown of the death toll by towns and cities taien from official and unofficial sources: Pelileo, 3.200; Patate, 1.000 upwards; Ambato, 400 to 500; Pillaro, more than 20, Patacunga, II, Guano, 10. „ Quakes .again shook the slopes of, the Andes yesterday. Shocks were felt in Ambato and Rlobamba where rescue workers were digging through the debris in search of bodies. The catastrophe was responsible for another tragedy late Saturday when a mercy plane crashed In the quake area, killing all 34 persons aboard. The dead were Identified as four government officials, two crewmen and 28 Shell Oil Company employes. The workers were being taken In a company plane from Shell-Mera, a company outpost supply base at Ambato, to see how their families had fared. Some 300,000 persons live in the area affected by the quake. It em- Pedestrian Killed On U.S. 61, South Elderly Man Steps In Front of Auto; No Arrests Made Henry Patrick Llston, *2, of Bly- thevllle, Route Two, was killed Instantly at 6:30 a.m. yesterday when he was truck by a car while walk- Ing along Highway 61 five miles south of Blytheville near the Samlj Ridge community. According to the Investigating of fleers' reports Mr. Llston was struc! by a car driven by N. W. Trail tham, Blytheville coal dealer, as h walked south all of the highway. The officers quoted Mr. Tran tham as saying that Mr. Usto stepiwd directly into the path c his car when he sounded the hor of the car to warn him. officers sal that it has not been determine whether the sounding of the hor Irightetned Mr. Liston or whethe he did not hear the horn and wa attempting to cross the highway. Mr. Trantham told officers tha a truck was approaching his ca from the south and that Mr. Listo walking along the shoulder of U road close to the edge of the pave ment between his car and the true' Accident Unavoidable The officers quoted him as say ing that when Mr. Llston steppe onto the pavement, he (Tranthan applied the brakes of his car an swerved the car to the right In a attempt to avoid striking him. Tl left Mr. Acheson Turns Down Stop-Gap Aid Plan Johnson Pledges His Aid in Senate Probe front part of the listen, knocking him lo th Action Neede'd, Official Tells GOP Senator braces about 2,500 square miles. Much of the area is divided into small farms, devoted to the growing "' ' " vegetables and forage of fruits, crops. Livestock Men To Hear State Veterinarian • Earthquake Hits Frisco SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 8-M>>— A wide area around San Francisco Bay was shaken by an earthquake at 3:02 a.m. today. The Jolt rattled windows and dishes and awakened some people. No damage was reported. University of California seismologists sa£d the quake centered 18 miles from Berkeley. Americans, reports the Tea Bureau, use of tea a about 23 million pounds year for Iced tea. Secretary Brannan Defends His Farm Plan in Talk to Farmers State Veterinarian, Dr. E. L. Klt- trell. of Augusta, will be one of the principal speakers at a meeting of livestock men tn Mississippi County. Aug 22 The meeting will be conducted at 8 pm on that date at the Manila High school and i-lll replace the regular Monday night meeting of the Livestock Improvement A5«xla.- tlon. accoidlng to the president, Stanley Fradenburg. Stanley Carpenter of Osceola. veteran'^ teacher »t Dy*s« »nd ior- mpr Piilaski County [arm agent, will also be among the speakers Calf-hood vaccination will be the main topic for discussion. Mr. Fradenburg, recently name<^ lo direct the county's program for the Bang's Control Vaccination plan starting on a state-wide basis said that this meetnlj would help inform live-stock leaders of the state's program and to encourage 100 per cent participation. pavement. After striking the man, Mr. Tran tham's car traveled but 60 feet be fore coming to a stop In a ditch. Trantham told officers th: his car was traveling between • and 45 miles per hour at the tin of the accident. An attendant at the Cobb Funi ral Home here, where Mr. IJ.stor body is beinjf held, said that deal apparently was caused by a crushi skull. No arrests have been made an o fleers report that all evidence th far point to an unavoidable ace d/?nt, Tlie acclH»nt \var> lnvt."t'gnt< by Sheriff William Berryman, Deputy' Sheriff Holland Aiken, State Trooper Ben Kent and Coroner E. M. Holt. WAS Misnco Pioneer A pioneer resident of Mississippi County, Mr. Liston came to Arkansas from Cairo, 111., at the age of seven and has lived In tha Luxora, Osceola, BurdetU; and New Lllj- erty vicinities for the past 75 years. He Is survived by his wife, two daughters. Mrs. Don Parkerson of St. Michaels, Md... and Miss Mary Ellen Llston of Biythevllle, Route Two; one son, H. P. Listen Jr., of Blythevllte and two grandchildren. Requiem mass will be read at 9 a.m. Wednesday by the Rev. Francis IcDevitt, priest of the Church of mmaculate Conception. Rosnry will e said at the home of his son at 23 North Fifth Street at 8:30 p.m. •omorrow. He will be burled in Elmwood Cemetery following mass Wednesday with Cobb Funeral Home n charge. Members of the Blytheville Coim- 11 of the Knights of Columbus will ierve as pallbearers. Mr. Listen's death Is the seventh raffle fatality for Mississippi Courty this year. Thr« Othen Killed Plane, train and car accidents caused three oth«r deaths in Ark- See PF.DESTKIAN on PHI 10 By Marvin 1. Arrovismllh * WASHINGTON, Alls. 8—MM— ecretary of Defense Johnson pro- ilsed today to help "get riu ot nscrupulous men who prey on both Mslriess and government by pcil- llng Influence" In federal con* rtu-t-lettlng. Johnson w;is the first witness' aa he Senate's special Investigations ulJcoimniftce opened public lu'ar- ngs Into the activities of so-called •five percenters"—those who ar- anye lo get contracts for a fee. Telling the sulKommtllce "yovi :nn count oil our wlsolehcai ted cooireration/' Johnson added: "We are in entire sympathy wllh your (jctei'inlnalion lo Kct rid of those unscrupulous men who prey upon both business and government by selling—rather I \vould call II peddling—Influence." Johnson .said he hns been hearing for some time thnt "the number of so-called five percenters has been on the Increase In Washington nnd other cities where the dollar volume of government procurement runs high." he nddfd: "I was amazed Ht tbrlr auilaclly and at the extfcnl uf their ojifra- iions. When I rM.carne Sccrrfury of Defense I vnwcd that I wiiulii break their |inwcr, and hr[;ari tt) mrasure my slfihls on them almost a.s s(K>n as I look office." The Senate group wants to find out whelher any of the contract agents have tried to Influence federal officials. The small hearing room was packed us John.son took the witness chair. About half of the space was occupied by news men. After Johnson's curtain - rahcr testimony, the Investigators plan to hear the man whose sliitt'inents touched off the Inquiry. He Is Pan C.rindle, R Massachusetts furniture manufacturer who has .said he palt a middleman $1,000 for help li seeking a government contract. Scheduled after Grlndlc's test! mony Is a scorching Inquiry inti U)-e ..Tanfoniii race tratrk case. Thi subconimlltce wants to find ol] Just how the track nt San Bruno CaUI., got government, approval fo of scarce building material shortly after the war. The hearings arc expected t un at least two weeks, capping si eeks of private preliminary In estimation by the subcommittee. Tlie group has been looking inl le activities of "five percenters —persons who charge a tec [o elp In getting federal contracts fo ther.s. Their commission usually ' ,ve per cent of the gross proceed. McMath, Union Officials Look to Management in State's Aluminum Strike I.ITTI.K HOCK, AUK. 8. (AD — iivemor McMnlli and union offl- i*ls Imikt-il today lo Ihe ccmiiKiny )r tlin next move in Ihe strike of .000 Arlmnsas Kejnolrts Melals .'"miKiny employes. The firsl break In the. slrtkc, inw In Us second week, canie Sal- irdny when Hie Unilert Steil- wnrkrrs mailed to Tri'shlml K. S. Reynolds, Jr., a proposal lo fnr! he strike, al Icasl Irmjinrarily The union pruiiosed to rropen he batixlle mines 2111! aluminum processing plants unrter the old nnlracl with "certain working agreements" unlll Sept. 15 ami lo conllmie negotiations. (invrrnnr AlrMath said last ielli that, after rxaniliilni; (ho union proposal, he wnuld request company-union meeting if he saw "any rhanre of agreement.". The slrike was raited when nft- llalEnnK over Ihe union 1 * ile- manil for a 12 I':2-cpnl hourly pay, insurance and rclirc- tient benefits Ho^Kful down after wveral months or unsuccessful confi rences. COLUMBIA, Mo., Aug. Secretary of Agriculture Charles P. Brannan defended his farm plan In an address prepared for delivery at the annual convention of the Missouri Farmers Association here this afternoon. Brannan and Rep. Wright Patman of Texas, pcho' lashed monopolies and attacked efforts to Impose federal taxes on monopolies, were the principal speakers at the convention session. F. V. Helnkel, president of the M.F.A., presented plaques to Patman and Dr. W. C. Ethrldgc. professor of field crops at the University of Missouri, citing them [or distinguished service lo agriculture. Tonight Helnkel will present his president's address. Both Brannun and Patman warned that failure to maintain farm purchasing power might bring on a disastrous depression. Brannan denied that his farm plan wouM result In governmental encroachment upon free enterprise and defended government efforts to maintain economic stability. The American farmer, he said, needs only to recall the price decline oJ 1920 and the depression of 1929 to understand that the "greatest threat to his freedom of opportunity is not. what the United States government has done, but what in the past It has sometimes tatted to do." Ten M/'ssco Students To Receive Degrees at Arkansas State Co/fege Ten Mississippi County student, at Arkan^ij state College at Jonesboro will be among the 114 students to receive degrees at graduation service Friday. Dr. Matt L. Kills, president of Hcndlx College at Conway will be Congressman Praised For Help in Obtaining Cotton Classing Office E. C. (Took) Gathings. U.S. Representative from the First Congressional District, will receive a letter of thanks from Worth D. Holder manager of niythevllle Chamber o: Commerec, for his efforts in help Ing Blytheville In the acqulsltioi of a cotton classing office. The letter, mailed today, was sent as Joint thanks from th' cotton producers, Blythevllle cltlz ens, and the Agriculture Commlltei of the Chamber of Commerce. The letter pointed out that th classing office, which is ncarln: completion at the air base, wll appreciably speed up the cla.s.sln and resultaant sale of cotton, am help even the business people b spreading the high sales perlo over a longer time. New York Stocks Brannan said that Ihe time has the speaker at the commencement ime "when we must have a price program at the stadium »t » p.m. support program that will prevent buying power from declining to a point of danger to national stability." He listed these five requlre- sites—adequate supports, abundance at fair prices to consumers and producers alike, conservation of land, protection of co-operators a- gafnst non-co-operators and a program which would give the lax- payers their money's worth—something they are not getting under present laws," he sale!. Those from Blythevllle p.m. Include John Jerome Haley, John Herman Lane, and William T. Stewart, bachelor of science degrees. Other include: Herbert Adklns, B. S., and Robert Marlon Edwards, and Jennie Mae W. Justus, both bachelor of science In education; all of Manila; John William Easley of Burdette, BS.; Monroe House, B.S., of Dyess; Charles Delnon Wai- son, B.S, and Lester Stanley Bruce, B.S.E, both oi Keber. Closing quotations: A T ant, T Arrer Tobacco Anaconda Copper , , Beth SUcl Chry.'.ler . Coca Cola Gen Electric Oen Motors Montgomery Ward , N Y Central Int Harvester National Distiller* . . Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum . ... Studebakcr Standard ol N J Texas Corp J. c. Penney , U S Sfcel . ..! Sears. rV>elj»,-lc Southern Pacific . ., II 29 3- S3 1- 38 I- 63 I- 54 11 2-i 3 19 5' 20 3 11 Tuberculosis 17/rj/c Enters Second Week The x-ray clinics beln^ conclude . Mississippi Comity by the Mis. sslppi County Tuberculosis As.sncln ion and the Strife Health Dcpnri ncnl entered tlin second week M toy, after compMtoK five and h;i lays of clinics In six South Mis Isslppl County communities la vcek. During the first week almo 1,000 x-rays were nirulc. The hal day schedule nt MiNl^mi Ridge "aturday accounted for 20.5 of tl -rays. The rcKlslrars for Die rllnEcs V. eluded Mrs, Amos Holt. MLr-scte Wl ma Hollis, Mary Noll nnd Virgin Woodward, nnd Geraldcnn and Mary Sue Jiolt. The schedule fnr tills week opened .oday at Lenchvillc and will tie In Manila tomorrow. WASHINGTON, An*. 8.— (AP) — Secretary of State Acheson flatly rejected today a proposal by Senator Vanden- bcrg (K-Mieh) thai Congress provide only .stop-gap arms aid lo Western Kuropc* uiilil next year. Achcson told the Michigan senator, who lias been a leading supporter of the bipartisan foreign policy, that such a course would lie Httte more .han a gesture. In nn obvEous reference: tn Ilns- sln, Acheson (old the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services committees: "In drMInF with the forces wild willed we are now drallne. ynti j;aiii no advantage liy assuming nn atlldirir. We must deal In ruililfns. The sooner we fill this vacuum of military weakness In Kurniic, [lie di-IM-r U will Ire for niir invn security.'* VandnnbcrR con tended that the acini!t\5strntSou's $1.450,000,000 arms program sols a pat tern for the military defense of Western Europe New York Cotton NEW YORK, Aug. 8— M'y-Cotton quotations: HiiTh I/w few China Policy To Be Made Soon Acheson Expects to Consult Committees Within Near Future Ily Jolm M. Miditower 'WA.SHINGTCV' AMP 6- (VT>— Sccrctnry or Stale" Acheron expects begin cnnsiilliilions wllh Con- cessional fon;lyn policy committees >oforo the nul of this session oti .he development of u new An!>ri- -an ]>ollcy townrd China and the Far Kast. Officials snlcl today Dint the State DnnrLwont chier expects to :mv R China studies well ndvanced Mils summer. H still seemed highly unlikely Hint they wouttl result In tiny re<jue.'iL<; for new legislation before Congress adjourns, Flep, Mnrtln o f Massachusetts, Hopurjllcan rloor leader in the Hoitso, saJd yesterday that Republicans "stan,| rcndy to Join with the fidmini.strfUlnn In the formulation of a sti-enyLhened China irolicy for pence," Other developments bearing cm the Kfne] al problem of trying to recoup the on U-Communist position and chart new lines of attack on communism in Asia Include; 1. The visit of Philippines President Klpidio Qnlrlno beginning here today scrrn.s likely to give n e w Torre to QulrLuo's pl^ns for promoting a nnn-inlllUiry regional organization of countries in the southeast Asian area. State department officials were reported to he Interested in Quirlno's plans, although they would regard with disfavor any effort to form a Pacific military alliance including Nationalist Chinn. 2. American Ambassador John Leighton Stuart and other diplo- maUs from the Communist area of China arc due here Wednesday. he^ will ^ivc Achc.son an c ] other wllcy makers first-hand reports and advice on what this country may do to accomplish any thing ag.'ilnn (he Communist, regime Inside China. ;5f4"| ^J> AOHKSO.V KXl'LAINS WHITE PAVKU—Secretary ot Stale Dean Acheson (above) sits with nn open volume of the white paper on Chl- In Washington as he explains the sharply critical report issued on United States rfToris to aid China. (AP Wirephoto). Oct Dec Men May July Oct .......... 2983 .......... 2!)B5 .......... 2970 .......... 2912 297!) 2375 2971 2%2 l.asl 2M2-B3 2D83 ;nn MOB 2712 2722 2%9 i»iui-i7 273.1 Soybeans CHICAGO, quotations: A«jg. 3 -i,7V- Soybean Hlyh l/w Clnsc Mar .. ...... .... 237'i 235!'* 2W-> May ............ 23ni 232 ',4 233',^ Billy Rose's Column to Be Feature In the Courier News Starting Today before the council to be formed muter the North Atlantic treaty has come Into hrin^ and set up a defense committee to make military plans. Ho complained that the United S(ntr. Is gmuR ahead without r<»>- suiting its North Atlantic allies. VamIriiberK asked Acheson if ho wov.liJ "rr-s'st the: idea" of proceed- IIIR v, Itb n ntofvi;np t.hrxt won Id "demonstrate our at the moment, but wntt ml II the next pcr-slnn of Crmi-res^ fnr nns-Mnc upon the pattern of the tolnl pro- Ernm. J 'Yf-s, Senator V r ;iii(!r!il]ertr. I would resist that," A<-he::<ni rrplieti qnI'-'My. "I think \vr t«;tst go lor- v;niri nn both fronf.s." He favrirrcl fiurii"hinp military n;i! white slrntri'ir plrtn.s are being drnwn uniter fhe tventv. Arhi-isrm Isstirs St:itcnirnl Arrhr.'inn (old (he rornhirii'd Ken- ate rfiinmit'<-rs earlier t<"idav tluit arms aid bemuse "I ho if niter! &tntrs !.s oprn lo nftnc!: nn it" o'.vn terrif^rv l'i n trrrater extent than ever liffnre." Tn a prepared Kfatemcnt Acheron tnld th'.- scnrttors (bat ihn V.'r^rn rnrnpran nllie,^ <»f [--.r United IKI'.V-T (hat t.>u-lr «t.t»v'!lon is "m \.r. nr r,f (N-f<-".^ J?; still •Tir^-Mi sairi. "bill o ; r •- no nnr h.-ur the Billy Rose, New York columnist today Joins the of many special writers, In addition to the local news staff, who provide material for the Courier News. His column wilt appear three times each week and the first may be found on F'age 3. As ? showman. iMHy Rose the Mighty Midget of Broadway, makes Barnum ind ZUgfelr! look like junior partners. The Midas touch of this incredible song writer, producer, columnist, night-club owner and World's Fair entrepreneur made him a millionaire at 47. Twenty yeare ago, as a song writer, Billy dashed off a ditty about a cartoon character named J5 3-4 j Barney Google, owner of a spavined 23 1-2 68 l-S 57 3-4 50 23 1-2 41 horse, Spark Plug, Publishers and noted. Broadway singers held their noses when they heard It. So our diminutive Billy hired a horse costume and saw the then struggling, sttull-Ume comedians, 40 5->|OIe Olsen and Chic Johnson. With- t encouragement. Little Willie donned the costume, cantered a- bmit baying the lyric. Olsen and John.son, who would do anything for a l.ingh, capitulated ant! in two weeks the ditty was the rage of New York. In four weeks it swept the country and eventually sold 1,000,000 sheet music copies and recordings by the million. Today, Hilly Ko=c is worth a cool, comfortable few millions—about $5.000,000 at last count—and owns the world-famous night club, the Diamond Horseshoe, which yields more than a few bales of hay annually. He also has become the author of the country's most popular columns — pitching Horseshoes — syndicated through Bell Syndicate, Inc., and published In more than 325 newspapers. Today the Courier News Joins the list nnd the column will appear on Monday, Wednesday and Friday each week. U-lial^r! oi't '(iT-res to Strike i rhivr blows ' in twn \vorlr5 v.'i | f f )r 'he r f\ r \\r.*<'• ;i r:ii:sr no ]n r\ Sec At IMSOV on P.isr 10 rs> • : ;er Weather ArMnsa«; fr»rrr;\stt Considerable clomiinpss (Ills ixftrrtwin, tonisht. and Tuesday with .sent trred fiHer- n<x>:i nnd f.-vrnins Uiumlershovers; not much rliuntio in tfntpersitures. Missouri forctM si: O oner nil v f.iir nud warm tonight and Tuc.'-'di'.y, with possiWr scattered afternoon showers. Low tonlcbt in upprr 60s. HEs-hest Tuesday in lower 90s, Maximum Saturday--D2. Minimum Sunday—71. Minimum tlus morning—71. Maximum yesterday—91. Sunset today—6:5G. Sunrise lomo:row 5:16. Precipitation 21 hours to 7 a.m. today—none. Total since Jnn, 1—37.09. Mean temperature (midway between high and low)—82.5.

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