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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, June 8, 1946
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XUI—iNO. (Hi Housewives Buy Cakes Because Bread is Scarce OPA Promises to Hike Pries on Loaves to Help Relieve Shortage Blythevlllft Dally Ne BJythcvlilc Courier Blythevlll* Herald Ulwlulppl Vkller TH> DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NOBTHKA8T ARKANBAB AND SOUTHEAST ItlSOOURl Hl-YTHKVlLI/lO, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, JUNK 8, lOlli SINGLE COPIES KIVH <:KNT8 they By United Press Many housewives let their lies eat cake today — because couldn't I'nul a loaf of bread. As the bread squeeze grc\v progressively worse, the government look steps to case the shortage. Tin 1 OPA said that bread prices next week would be hiked about one cent it loaf to match the higher price ceilings on nastry goods. CUocer:, have maintained that dispaiate price ceilings have diverted fio'.n into calces, cookies and pastries No shortages of the hitler were repotted, but bread lines continue! to form at groceries throughout country. At many cities hous^k\ r i bought bread early in the d.'.y nut at all. /no Faces Problem, Too At Milwaukee acting DLreclo Charles Stankc of Milwaukee' Washington Park Zoo said food sup plies for non-carnivorous animal vas endangered by the diniinishhi Hour stocks from which a specially prepared bread is baked. The ;;GO monkeys, elephants, deer and rbi nos and oilier animals eat 40 pounds of bread daily, he said. At Cleveland, the Montana Floi: Mills Co. received an cmer^euc grant of 40.000 bushels of govern .. merit wheat lo be ground immediately for the city's bakers. Two of the city's largest bakers said they would be forced to close next week without such relief. At Philadelphia, where bread supplies are reporlecl 40 per cent below normal, the OPA Investigated reports of a black market in which 12-ccnt loaves arc selling for 15 1 cents. There was no shortage of I cake or sweet pastries. j Cafes in Salt Lake City pro- I tested that lack of bread would force them to close, but OPA spokesmen said they could continue to operate at the same prices without serving bread. Trend Turns to Potatoes A Ulah farm survey showed that potato consumption had tripled. since the wheat shortage began. Meat and bread "lines lengthened v in northern Indinia^ and Executive "" Secretary • Harvey Hagclsicarnp of the Indiana Grocers and Meat Dealers said "the situation can't get imich worse." In the nation's capital 1.000 bakery workers were scheduled lo meet, today. Union Chief Charles B. McClosky said the Agriculture D-jpart- iiicnt had taken no action, after promising to examine flour inventories of local bakeries. Ttic union's meeting, he said, would be "a continuous session that will sooti leave bare every bread counler in the city's Stores." ' . • , • At Nashville thr; bread supply had fallen 35' pel- cci)( since April and lines were forniiiig ht 1 koine' Stores as bread trucks made de.Uver : .os. Nashville's milk dealers said the daily milk supply had been reduced 8.000 - 10.000 gallons below the 1D11 "normal" quota. Bread Shortage Remains Acute n Blytheville The bread sihialion In lilyllicvllle ontinues to be serious willi esli- lates llial the volume being lian- lled bore Is about GO per cent, of be normal supply. Most stores have their shelves tripped clean of bread by noon uid sometimes earlier, it was Indl- •nted. The outlook for (lie next several V.iys is not bright. However, it expected that some relief will he ill'orded when the wheat from the lew crop passes through the mills into the hands of the bakers ovci .lie niition. liakers and distributors here today .MIid they luul no notice, of .lending price increase from the OPA. Only recently the OPA :iu- hori/j;d the .slight reduction in tin size of loaves with the idea ilia the smaller loaf might help relieve (he distribution situation. 2,000,000 Jam London to See *ageant Celebrating War's End By KOHtiKT Ml'Kl.l, llnllrd Vrtfi Staff ('otrcsiwndcnt LONDON, June 8. (U.i>.)— Approximiilely I2,000,0<K) is.—one 'fourth of all the people in Britnin—iiimmod n lotliiy in the most conipuct tiinss of humanity ever eon to sins, dance and wateli the pantile officially cele- iratinp; victory in Worltl War 11. Sin-Kino; IhroiiKs in holiday mootl crowded every con- ceivahlc vantage place along the hi-owl iivenuos ami squnros centra! London lo sec the Kino; and all his men. Their throaty paens of triumiih echoed Uirmitfli the bomb-pocked German Jewels Found in Chicago Accused Colonel Leads investigators To Station Locker WASHINGTON, June 8 (UP). The War Deportment today announced the remainder of the $1.500.000 in s;o;en German Crov.n Jewels has been round In a Baggage check locker at the Illinois Central Railroad station in Chicago Col. Ralph W. Pierce of the Criminal Investigation branch. Provost Marshal General's Office, recovered the jewels. He said their location was revealed by Col. J. W. Diirnnt, 3G, one of 'the confessed jewel iheives. About, half of the jewels had Buyers 7 Strike Is Feared If Congress Strips OPA Of Price Control Powers jcen Wis., Osceola Planter Dies Suddenly Suffers Heart Attack While Repairing Pipes Under House E- M. Ayres, well known planter of Osccolu and member of a pioneer family of south Misslsslpppi County, died suddenly yesterday after- mttm at his home there. He had celebrated Ills 59th birthday Thursday. Stricken with a heart attack while making a minor pluliblne repair underneath his house, he was heard - u y a-Negro servant who Investigated. Removed to thc house, he died within sl few minutes at about 6 o'clock. Funeral services will be held to- .morrow afternoon, 2:30 o'clock at Swift Funeral Home In o.sccola by the Rev. L. T. Lawrence, pastor I ol the Presbyterian church Ibcrc. asslsled by the Rev. W. V. Wo- 1 mack, pastor of thc Osecola Meth- -odist church, and the Rev. E. K. Scwell. Methodist minister of Osceola. Burial will be at Ermen Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Dan Hamncr, Mclvln Speck. W. C. Ma- recovercd earlier ill Hudson.'son Jr.. D. E. Young Jr.. Van El- The conglomerate colors, creed and uniforms of Hi Hutu's posses- P//ot Injured as Small Plane slons and lighting allies blended I —^ • f* • f m il 'II with the gold-crested pagcanlrv of f fYlCfU^C SnilTfl OT Kl VlflPVIIIf Htltlsh roval tradition The blfat- ' *• ' *•* J"C J tJV/Ulll \Jt LJI J II ICT IMC Ing of tin horns and skirling of Scottish pipers mingled with the cheers as the parade rolled past. There was only one sombre note. Soviet Ku.ssia refused lo send a delegation of lighting men lo honor the British celebration. So did Yugoslavia and Poland, the. latter because buttle of nritain Polish pilots loyal lo the defunct London Polish government had been invited. Tin: battle of Hrltaln Poles also refused to participate. Thc celebration program run 1-1 hours, starting with the parade nt 10 a.m. and rminini; through a splash of (Ircworks In the skies where German bombers once dumped their loads. A wiitcr pageant was .scheduled in the QUlot reaches of the Thames where medieval kings „.. u i,,,,,v. floated in their barges. ' " s b "" K ' Just after Big lien — never silenced during the war — Ixximed out 10 a.m., King George VI rode forth from Buckingham Palace hi the Two occupants of an airplane miriiciiloiisly est'it|u<d death lale ycslurrtny when llu; plain! tn-nMlwd near ISIylliovHIo, Kiiymoiul lloncliitiM, ^-i-ycar-nid U. S. KiiKinciT.s einplnyo and holder of a private airplane piltil license, \\-;is IID! IH-. litiviul seriously injured and his companion, Mis.s Irene t'ol- tt>n, 10, Yarlit'd, escaped without a scratch. 'I'he new Cub plane, owned by Hood Flying Service, was almost demolished when the 1'iaue evusli- ed about 5 'o'clock on the stringer I'luce nt Dogwixxi, lllgbway lil Soulh. It was said the plane was only 50 fee I In the tilr wbcn Hie pilot- lost control and Dint the motor wns limctloiiltig when the plane struck .the ground, scooted alwul l. r >0 feel on nose and Iben cased over after a confession by the colonel's bride, WAG Knth- ecn Nash Durant, 35. Army Investigators said Col. Durant broke down at, 8:30 p. m. last night and confessed where he had hidden the rest of them. Within is minutes the Army had the jewels in its possession. Col. Pierce would not reveal the identity of an Army major and ji. technical corporal who also . arc implicated in the -theft. Candidate To Challenge Election Law LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. June 8. (UP*—The separate federal primr.iy law, Number 1 hot spot in the coming elections in Arkansas, was set to enler the courls here today. Tbe congressional candidate fr&:n j the 4th District, Lee Wbittakcr of I Port Smith, said that he won'id file] .suit today in Plllaski Chancery court! contesting the validity of the mea-! .sure. Act 107 of 194, r j. H. n. Stubblcfictd of Little Rock. "Whiltakcr's attorney, pointed oiti that the line of action would b^ to >isfe ttic court lo order the SvMe Democratic Central Committee to place Wbittnkcr's name on the state- primary ballot August 13. However, Stubbleficld observed that a lot of fast work would be necessary if the Supreme Court got to the matter Ibis summer. Reorsi for the high court begins July 8. ' "But we know exactly when and where we can lay our hands on them at any time," he said, Hart Disposal Plans ' Tbo latest cache of jewels was found in the .';!,ilion locker in mi ordinary cardboard box wrapped white paper. The jewels had been ,orn from Ihcir mountings and were lying loose in the box, ap- >arently ready for disposal to. some "fence" the investigator said. Thc investigator said Col. Durant apparent!;/, brought, the Iposn jewels back, from Eutope ' Witll "iiim by plane after removing Iheni from Ihcir mountings.. He. said pursuit| was an Air officer and used Ibis A advantage to fly Ihe jewels Into' the country. To tbe best or our knowledge, we now have practically all of the jewels," Pierce said. "The only way we can dclcrmme whether we have all of them is to mach them with inventories which are still in Europe. You can imagine how difficult this job will lie since many of tbe stones arc loose from their settings." He said the confessions given by Durant and his bride were being kept secret. He emphasised that they had confessed, but "have not yet been convicted." Tile DurauUs were married in Chicago on May 28 by a judge from Alton. III. The couple on their honeymoon led military police a merry chase Chicago. SI. Paul and Mimieaiwlis, Hudson, Wis., and many other town. 1 -., before they were finally caplurcd in Chicago's LnSnllc Hotel. Tbe capture took place IB hours before the holcl was swept by a disastrous fire. The investigators used a itc dc- Icctor to licip sweal the Irulh out of the pair. iott, jack Wilson, Bowcn Haney and George Florida. Born in Osceola, he spent Ills entire life there where he long had farming Interests. He wns called "Ned" by many who knew him.. He wsis married in 1914 to Miss Lillian Barnes. Survivors include his wife, two daughters, MI'S. Harry Matlock. and Miss Lillian B. Ayers both of Osceola; two sons. Edward Ayres Jr.. or Jacksonville. Fin.', and William Clay Ayres of Osceola; sister. Mrs. Sallic B. Hook of Oscola, and n brother, cidy D. Ayres, also o! Osceola. Among those from out ot town who are In Osccohi with his family arc two sisters of Mr. Ayres who live in Blytheville, Mrs. Henry Humphries and Mrs. J E Crook. Soldiers Held For Auto Thefts Georgia Officers and FBI Recover Eleven Cars; Arrest Nine Men magnificent state landau. With him were Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret. Through a sweaty, deeply rcspec.-. fill mass of humanity hundreds deep the royal coach rolled aloni- winding route to Ihe saMtin;j jase on tbc mall. Hundreds of thousands had waited patiently along broad thoroughfare nil nlglu, for a close look. Britain did what It could lo brighten London's face for the greatest pageant since the coronation In 1S37. Multitudes of (lags made the city a rainbow carpet to the sqncid- rons of RAP planes lacing through the skies. Lamposts were slivered over. Portraits of war leaders u- apticarcri for Ihe first time since V-J Day. Millions of dollars were paid for scaling space in windows, atnre- fronts and on rooftops. Some spciU tators paid up to $100 for a good view. A small detachment of American soldiers led Hie Allied marching column. In Its ranks were mailncs and members of thc proud 82nd Airborne Division. It was '.he Until appearance of uniformed Americans In Britain. The last few leave Ibis month. On tbe reviewing stand willi Ilic king were Premier Atllee. Winslon Churchill, and a galaxy of military leaders. Gen. Joseph T. Mc- I>|arne.y repreUcnted the U. S. Army, Ad^H. Kent Hewitt the Navy and den. ; ;I'*iaiikliil Hrtrt-the marines. Flying low, Ihc pilot barely missed n tree as the plane went Inlo a spin, it was said. Otto Scrape and a man named Skcllon, employed on the Stringer place, were first lo reach the crush. They removed the pilot und his companion from the cockpit. Today snid .she wu -s not even sore from effects of the crash. Mr. Hoitchins was removed to niy.thevllle Hospi'ial. Uxamlnallon was not cotnpiete at noon today but It \cas understood Ids Injuries were not expected lo prove serious and possibly would Include several fractured ribs. T Fund Drive Far Short of Goal Contributions to Date Total $4,217; $10,000 is Needed The pilot, whose home address Is 624 Eolith Lake, has had more than 100 hours of flying experience. He had rented the plane for a (light lo Manila and was returning when Die accident look place. Tension Grows In Indonesia Fires Damage Residence And an Outboard Motor Two fire alarms were answered yesterday afternoon and this morning by tbe fire department with slight damage don c to the residence of Harry Wccdman and to an outboard motor at Montgomery Ward Store. A kerosene cooking stove caused a blaze at ihc Weedman residence, 116 East Davis, as -Mrs. Weedman was preparing supper. The surrounding cabinet was uar- lially burned and smoke also dam- aped Ilic kitchen. Firemen were called to the Mont- Romery Ward store this morning:, 8:-10 o'clock, when an outboard motor became ignited. The motor, in a rear room, was being operaled when a Ilamc flared up. The lire was quickly extinguished. Malone Opens His Campaign For Governor ' COLUMBUS, Ga., June B .(UP) — Georgia Bureau of Investigation of iicial.s said today that- seven Fort RenuiiiH xokl(crs and. twa civilinns were bciiiff held In connection with an auto theft ring, and II cars recovered. Ed Norton, GB1 investigator said after tbe machines were stolen they vcre taken to a Fort Bcnning gar- wiiere their motor serial numbers were changed. Army and FBI authorities nidcd n tlie arrest.s. Norton said an investigation of several weeks disclosed that the ring had stolen cars from Americus. Columbus. Warm Springs and Manchester. He said members of (be gang would purchase license plates for the stolen automobiles by giving Ihclr own names and supplying fictitious addresses. Several of those taken were arrested i» a stolen car at Manchester, he sal<l. N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK. June 8. (UP ) Cotton closed firm. Mar . 2910 WiK 28!)r> 2021 May . 2004 2027 28fl2 2!I2.'> July . 2875 2878 28SS 2878 Oc.t . 2887 28M 2877 2B9!> Dec . 2903 2911 2M7 2914 Spols closed nominal at 29.11 G. Chicago Rye July Ecpt, 158\i 158!!: D'.'j 158','.. B',i 158Vi 158',4 BATAVIA, .June 8. (UP)-I' lenl Soekanio declared a "stnln of emergency" in Java today, at the same time threatening to answer with force any attempt by the Dutch to lni[)osc their will on Indonesia, ; Soekanio, head of the unrecog- nl/.cd i Indonesian -Republic, in a nidio 1 -broadcast 'proclaiming .lava's defiance of Ilic Dutch, said there was n possibility that the Indonesian problem might be taken to the United Nations Security Council. "The Dutch have now unshcalhcd their sword oil the Indonesians," Soekarno wild. "We must rise and defend ourselves." Although negotiations with Hit: Dutch arc continuing, he said, tbe outlook is gloomy and "the enemy •.vho tries to interfere must lie, crushed. If tbe Dutch do not rccog- nl/.e the sovereignty of our country and attempt to force tlv:li' will on IB, we will have to answer them with force." The youth of IllythcvllU- is expected io have an opportunity for wholesome rrcrciitlon throughout the coming 12 months, because of Ihe ciunimlRn lor Hinds now nndcr- wiiv by tbe Y organlzallon, vvlilcli will mukc posslbl,. a pronram al- rradv launched. Willi S4.2n already contributed In a $10.00(1 goal, workers will con- inur Ihclr labor..; Monday In 'in iffort to reach the needed amount, I was announced today. Contributions of $!i or more nrc o be announced In (he Courier News with remainder lo be published early next week. Keiidall Ilerry, ehalrmiui of the drive, announced that Team 1 under the chairmanship of J. W Adams, had stepped to Ibe fronl with tolnl conlrlbnllmis of $805 and 'ream o, under chairmanship o tlie Rev. 15. C. Brown, wns .scconi with 5(108.110. Russell Barham lias contribute! $150 (o tlie drive anil Arkansa Grocery, $110. Those conti Lbullng $100 each wer Ilubbard Furniture Co.. llndsoi Tailor Simp, nits. Gem and llcix Theaters. T.oy Chevrolet G'< Tom LlLllc Really Co.. Adams Ap pUnnce Co.. Lemons Furniture Co Franklin I'ress. iilylliovilli. Wat Co.. IIH_VH Store, Federal Coinpre and Warehouse Co., Klrst National I Bank, !!. A. Lynch. Klrbv Ilrol^rs Drug Co.. Coca-Cola Hnlllhur, Co., Gns F.bcrdl ami J. I,. Chum. GilLs «f $f»0 each were presented bv .1. I.. Guard, Holt Funeral Home, Courier New.s, Huffman Ilrotliri.s jlimber Co.. lllylbi'vllle Cotton Oil >>.. rilvlhovillr Sovbean Corp.. An- irey Conway. p. n. Foster Ilrok- -•raye. Grapetle Holding Co. Utility Bond Deal )elayed by Board Ark-Mo Prepares to Make Improvements In Electric Service Auction of Walking Horses Due To Bring Many Buyers to City Blytheville has had Its hop; sales 1 Ian of Thompson and Harlan, Hip- Junior Jaycees Will Present 'House of Magic' rmcl csUUe .sales and now it is to have .something new here in Hi'; % r fiy of snlcs—n registered wiilkin^ horse auction snlc, which Is to IK; nation ill in scoi>e. Icy, Venn.; Kverctt ami Jnek Sl;iy- dcn of Holly Springs. Mixn.; M. K Greene and VadEih Cnchrnn of Hoi ly Springs, Miss,; Ham nnd ,'rolji Coopwood. of Mississippi; H-irk Livestock On Thursday. June 20. C. G. Smith I Ranch of Carrierc, Miss.; Dr. K. K. ST. I,Oil IS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. III.. .June !!. (UI 1 )—(USIJA) - Livestock: Hcgs: IflO. Compared wlVli close last week: slaughter classes mi- cliHngcd; feeder an<| breeder slock fairly steady to mostly '^5 cents higher, Cattle none. Calves none. Compared with clWi, last week: slaughter ..trers steady to slioni;; hellers and mixed yearlings steady (n -'5 cents higher; rows 25 cents lower; bulls steady; vealers Gf> cents lower; replacement stork sf.irce. sVea- dv. Tops for the \veek: rtiolcc 1,12(1 Ib. steers and Ml Hi. mixed yearlings $)7.!)0; choice 9W Ib. sleers Sn.fiO: choice 7l. r . Ib. heifers $7.:ir>; good co\vs SH.yfi; gomt beef bulls $14.Z r i; odd-bend higher: choice vcnlcrs $1790. Hulks for the •c sli-ers Slli.nil-I7.ri0: bulk Senate Banking Committee Prepares Minority Report WASIIINCTON, .Mine 8. (U.I'.)— Vow minority incni-' liers of l)n> Si-iuiU' liankinif ('ommilluu declared today that, only a huyi'i'.V striltv, or a speculatd'n' psuiie would result from I he amendment-riddled OI'A extension bill approved l>y llu! committee inajiirity. 'They said in a minority report, that tlie measure would' wrile (-he "death .sentence" for price, \vii|?e and rent stabil- i/nlion anil prove as dangerous to the nation'K economy as tin imU'iKlit sonUiiieo for OI'A. • The rcixirt was signed by C:im- illtcu Clialrmnn Itol>ert f. Waser, D., N. Y.. Sbcrldnn Downey; ~>., Cul., Glenn H. Taylor, D.. Ida., ml Hugh II. Mitchell, D., Wash. "The Issue before the Congress 1,-i lear," the four senators declared! Should tl>c govcVnmcnt nwk'; a to the finish against lunation. . or Kboulcl it surrender un- onillllunnUy and entrust Ihe naV ion now lo Hie operalion of vm- rammeled economie forces?" They said that many of their col- eagues, by voting to restrict OPA, ippnrctilly believe that "surrender the wiser course." Tlie minority senators said that imposition to OPA Appeared centered on a fear of charging a government agency with thc "grava re- >Sllly" for protecting, the country against Inflation, As a result, they said. OPA's foes would 'hamstring" tbe agency iiiid' permit prices to soar. . .. Tbo minority rc|»rt said thai abandonment of price control would force people, to draw upon lliclv savings to buy goods at ever-rising prices. Dire Consequences Predicted "Inexorably thc law of supply and demand will blow the price bubble, up further and furlhcr until at length It will burst when pricked by a buyers' strike or specululois 1 panic," they snld. The report termed a "lolly'J tl»e ly1 ' bullcr. th»l rfolliir iUMIlty, c»;\* ire maintained if price controls arc removed from BO per cent of the nation's food products nt a time when "acute" premure.i are driving up thc prices of meat, milk, butter and other food products. The four senators expressed fear that rising prices would prompt another cycle of strikes. "We arc especially concerned by the. fact tha,t the majority's proposals, If adopted, would Inevitably destroy thc hard-won Industrial peace which thc nation is just now achieving," they said. They said the measure wnul'J cause a "scramble for grain" ilial would set back the world relief program and cause serious hardships lo U. 5. dairy and livestock intcresls. Meanwhile, stabilization officials attempted to determine thc cilocl passage of the bill by Congress would have on consumers' expenses for the coming year. They f-inkly admitted that "it was anybody's guess" But they figured a conservative price hike resulting from the amended bill would IK $20,000,000,000. Principal price Increase, they believed, would amount to between $11,000,000,000 and 415,000,000,000 for food, half of which would be spent on milk, butter and meat. They bared tbe estimate on an anticipated expenditure for food next year of ram $30,000,000,000 to $35,000,000,000. Fear Future Strikes i.rrn.rc HOCK. Ark,. June n. DIM—The Arkimsiis-Mlssoiirl Pow- r Corporation of Hlyllicville l.«l«y availed decision nf tbe Arkansas 'ublle Service Commission on Its wo applications to Improve electric ervlce In northeastern Arkansas. Hearings worn conducted ycater- lny by the comml.s.sioti on Lhe powr Inn's iippllciillon for nuthorlly to ssue Soim.oiji) In bonds inn! use I) noncy for expansion nnd improve- ueuL of tbe system. The company also seeks authority i construct a transmission line 'roin the county line to lllylhevllie vlu Pni'iiymtld and Hector. The commission yestcrdiiy author- ised the Dell Telo- ulinuc Company to sell Its teleplum- hniiKcn In Colter. U'slle. M,ir- sball and Yellvillc to .lauios Ttiomp- s(m of Miiskoyee, Okln., ami J. Nelson'of Daiivlllc. The JJell 'ftrri will receive $G.!iOO and telephou properties at PotLsboro and Uarkor Ti'.x.. In exchange. The commission yesterday recclvei ini iippllcatlon from the Craiiflieiu Kleelrle. Co-opcrallvc CoiporaUon Jonc.sljoro for allocation of rura territory In Greene county. Th roinpiiny proposes to construct Ul miles of lltic.s to Kcrve 'CKi customers AFL Sailors End WestCoast Strike Other Maritime Union Leaders Prepare for June 15 Walkout U> llnllvtl I'rrss A Uvo-day work .sloppuye h.V tll° AM, Kalors' Union at West Coast liosls ended lodi.y. bill seven other maltlnii. unions hastened preparations for a nationwide shipping strike June 15. Tin; West Coast tleup ended wbcn shipo'A neis agreed lo resume negotiations at Kan Francisco. Otbcr labor developments: 1. Tlie. hard coal strike wns set- ilrd and miners were ordered to return to the pits Monday under a contract, similar to tbe one that t.-iidt-d the prolonged solt coal walkout. 2. Tile 1'tttsburgh Pirates voted not to strike lust night, defeating the plan;; of the America Baseball (iliitd.'l hen II.ey handed tbe New York Giants another defeat, 10 lo LITTLE ROCK. Ark., June 3.1 The Junior Chamber Of Com(UP>— Today marked Arkansas' dive' mercc will sponsor a show to he into the political -whirl of 10-16, presented next Saturday niRlit. 7:30 willi Judge J, M. Malone of Ixmoke scheduled lo lake the first step. Tbe judge was scheduled to open N. O. Cotton NEW ORLEANS, June 8 Mar . 2914 2925 2899 2925 May . 2009 2923 2807 2923 Ocl . 2886 2899 2375 2895 Dc'j . :;9ut ^i'i JbOt J'jlt, (UP) — his campaign for governor this af-'B'c, tcrnoon at 2:30 p. m. in Scavcy, cia "- o'clock, at Blytheville High School stadium. . Prcscnled by the "House "t White county. Lcpanto War Hero Hurt In Automobile Accident JONESBORO. Ark.. June 8. (UPI —Pgt. Jimmie Hendrix, 26, Congressional Medal of Honor winner from I.epanlo, Ark., was seriously injured this morninc in an automobile accident on Highway 63 iiciir Nettleton. Hendrix, attached to the Army Recruiting office at Jonesboro is In a Jonesboro hospital. Chicago Wheat July . Aug , 198',-j 198'^ l!)8'i IOT'-. Wl 1 . U'f. th c show mcntalisl, includcs a magi- arni musicians. It s now being shown In Memphis, Marco, thc magician, will perform his feats, which include a 'seemingly impossible escape from a straight Jacket" and the nien- talist. Mavclla, will tell people what they are thinking, according to the sponsors. Another feature of thc program will be thc Daniel quartet, billed as (he "Smith's sweetest singers." Thc comedian found in every show is Joe Squashcad and other musician will be the "Famous Trio," Jake. Joe and George. Jaycce in charge of thc entertainment committee is Jennings Bailey, lie is assisted by J. D. Lunsford, Bob Burns, Ben Henderson. Jimmie Smothermon. William Wyatt, Leon bcuning ana John and his partner, Bcnton King, will hold n complete dispersal and cox\- signment sale when they will fell Ihclr 32 head and 97 head consigned by horsemen from 10 states at a public auction here expected lo be attended by prospective buyers train all the states. Horsemen from Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Kentucky, Missouri, Alabama. Louisiana, Iowa, Pennsylvania and New Jersey arc sending fine walking horses here for the sale to be at the Smith barn three and a half miles sotilh on Highway 61. Blytheville. which has not been as "horse conscious" as numerous other cities of this size boasting creditable stables, is expected lo find out that America Is "horse c.m scions," according to Mr. Smith who predicted that local residents will be amazed at prices these hors? bring. As most people in this section know more of cotton, because Blytheville is thc cotton capital of Ihe world, many have never beilovct that Ihe livestock side of ture amounted to a substantial profit. To Be S150.000 Half The 128 horses to be offered here are expected lo be sold for a total of more than $150,000, according to leading horse enthusiasts here. In addition to thc offerini by Mr. Smith and Mr. King, bor: be offered include the Fair Finm of Jackson, Tenn,; W. E Evcrson of Sheffield, Iowa. Ben Howcll and M. P. Strauss, of Memphis: Dr. Porter Rodgers. of Searcy: J. H. McCrcary. of Forrest City; Cliff Davis and associates of New Albany. Miss.; Dr. T. H. Hayburn of I'onloloc, Miss.; "Dub" Beech of I.cwisburg. Tenn.: J. M. Haggard of Stcele. Mo.; several frum Padncah. Ky.; Mr. Carlcr of West Point. Miss.; Mr. Kirsch. of Ho 1 . Springs, such Mississippi Countv horse fanciers as J. H. Grain, ot Wilson; L. C. B. Young of Osceoln J. W. Driver of Osceola, Charles Coleman of Osceoln. Leo Schrclck of Osceola. H. W. Wync of Blyllic- vlllc. Noble Gill ol Blytheville: John T. Christian of Pittsburgh, PH.; Olcn Capps of Pcnnsaukcn, N. J., ami others. The biggest problem at pre.'.enl facing the sponsors of the horse sale is accommodations for Ihc visitors. There will be buyers from cv- < cry state In -he union, it was believed, who want Ihc best housing accommodations possible, and will pay fair prices. It is Indicated now that at least 1.500 ticds will lie needed for thc nights of June in and 20 and to date only 250 beds have been obtained. The Chamber of Commerce, the Courier New.s. and tbe office of Mr. Smith will accept reservations lor rooms. Reservations already have been Oaksjmndc for rooms by prospective buy- llar-l crs from 38 states. good and choice sleeis 410.00-17.fiO: medium SH.50-ir>.7S; good and choir-c mixed yearlings ami hellers flfi.OO-17.75: medium $13.25-10.25:1 (food cows 813.00-1:1.15; common and I medium S9.75-12.50: dinners and I cutters S7.25-9.r>0: good beef bulls $13.75-1-1.25;; medium to good sausage bulls $11.75-13.25; culls and common $0.50-11.50; i;ood and choice replacement stcer.s $15.0016.50; choice venters $17.90: closing bulk S17.25; medium to good $12.5010.50; culls and common $7.00-11.50. Woman of 79 Marries 18-Ycar-Old Farm Hand :t. T'rotHmrnts of tbe Case strike control bill said thai If President Truman vetoes the bill they may attach it as a rider on his emergency labor legislation. •1. About 4.-100 Chrysler automobile workers were sen! home because of a strike of BO employes. Mrs. Webster Dies in Home On South Lake Mrs. Rnthie Jane Webster, wife of Waller Webster, difd this morning at the family home on South LOUISA. Ky., June 8. rtJP>—Mrs. i i_ R ke. Street. She was 51. In 111 Mattir Lyons Large, 79-year-old health several years, her condition grandmother, and her 18-year-old farm hand. Dclbert Lcc Sprouse, did a turn-about-face and wcr?; mart led this mornbiR at Ilic Lawrence County courthouse as crowds of curious townspeople crowded the coimlv judge's office. L. F. Wellman performed the brief ceremony in his office, after the two cancelled their ori- glnal plans to be married in Mrs. Sprousc's two-room log cabin on a fork ot Cooksey Creek about 18 miles fvoin here. Weather AllKANSAS-FHiir and continued iu'in tonight and Sunday. became serious several days ago. She died at 10 o'clock. Horn nt McKenMc, Tenn., she came to Blyllicvillc in 1906 and since had resided here where her husband long has been in Ihc drnyag c business. She also leaves two daughters, Mrs. C. H. Bryant and Mrs. Emma Jane White, both of Blythcvillc; three sous. V. L.. Homer and Edward Webster, all of Blylhcville. and Uvo slslers. Mrs. J. T. McCauley of SiScston, Mo., and Mrs. Chester Norman of Helena. Another son, Walter Webster Jr.. was killed in action during World War II. Funeral aiTingemeuls were in complete al noon today with Cobb Funeral Home in charge. Discontinuance of food subsidies would cost Sl'ooO.OOO.OOO more next year; elimination of the maximum average price plan and other cloUi- ing regulations would cost $2,00(1,000,000; rent would cost another $1,200,000,000, and consumers durable goods such as nulos, washing machines and refrigerators would up the cost of living $1,000,000.000 more. They pointed out that thc ngiu'ts did not Include the possibility '.hiit, new strikes might follow higher prices and profits. In that cv:nt, production would be delayed nnd inflationary pressures would Increase, they said. Democratic Leader Alben W. Barkley, Ky.. emphasizing he was in strong disagreement with several provisions of the committee's bill, placed the measure before the Senale yesterday. He did not join the minority dissenters because of his action of reporting the bill, he said. Sens. Sheridan Downey, D.. CaV. Glen Taylor, D., Ida., and Hugh B. Mitchell, D,. Wash., will Join Was- ncr In making the minority protest. The bill, Berkley announced -yesterday, will be up for consideration on Monday. Hotel in Atlantic City . Has Three-Alarm Fin Routing 750 From Rooms ATLANTIC .CITY..N. J., Jun« 8. (UP)—A thre«-»l»hn fire last night roulcd 160 guests from the Senator Hotel on the Atlantic boardwalk. Smoke from th« blaae, which, broke out In a third floor housekeeper's storeroom, fitted the It- story but JK> one was injured. ••• • .•'•••',- ••>,.:

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