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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND •OUTHXA8T MISSOURI VOL. XLV—NO. 63 BlytheviUe Dally N«n Blytheville Courier Blythevllle Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, MAY 24, 1949 TWELVE PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS isotope Shipment Approval by AEC Bared in Hearing Senators Are Told Radioactive Element Sent to Four Nations WASHINGTON, May 24. W)— The Atomic Knerjfy Commission's own security officers filched two bars of uranium from the Hanford, Wash., atomic plant and kept them for months without detection. This story of a test of security loopholes was given today to a Senate appropriations subcommittee. Carroll L. Wilson, commission general manager, related the story of the Hartford plant test which he said showed lack of sufficient security protection. He said steps had been taken to correct this. WASHINGTON, May 24— (IT)— f ;e Atomic Energy Commission .proved shipping of Isotopes—a radioactive element—to foreign countries within the'shadow of Russia over the vigorous objections of one member, it was disclosed today. This came opt at a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing where AEC Chairman David E. Lil- tenthal and other commissioners were witnesses. Lilienthal said four of the five commissioners voted to export the Isotopes after scientists said unanimous in the opinion that the Isotopes could not be used in attempts to develop the atomic, bomb. The opposition vote was cast by Lewis Strauss. Isotopes result when an element— such as phosphorus, iodine, or copper, for instance—is subjected to atomic bombardment. They are used in various fields of research. Lilienthal said that scientists were unamious in the opinion that the istopes could not be used in research which would lend to discovery of A-bomb secrets. But Strauss told the committee that he felt this country should j2pt take a "calculated risk—even f it was slight" of aiding bomb research abroad. Sent to Four Nations Lilienthal testified that Isotope shipments had been sent to Norway and Sweden, and to Australia and Canada. Strauss said that the ^State Department had cleared the export of the materials to Finland but neither he nor'Lilienthal knew def- inately whether any had been shipped there. The decision to permit the exports was made last fall. The appropriations subcommittee's hearings are on part of a Congressional inquiry into how well the Atomic Eenergy Commission is guarding its secrets. Technically, the .subcommittee is holding hearings on the commission's request, for over a billion dollars of funds to finance its activities in the fiscal year beginning July 1. The Senate-House committee on atomic matters is also making an Inquiry. At the moment it Is part- I leularly conctrned with the disap- ' pearance of Uranium from a Chic- I ago Atomic Laboratory and is seeking an "outside expert" to check on testimony it has received. Senator Ferguson (R-Michl brought up the matter of the isotope exports while the appropriations subcommittee was preparing to question Dr. Isidore Edelman. holder ol a S3.750 commission fellowship at, Harvard. The Senators want to jjiim their own opinion of his loyally. Had Terhniral Ailvice Ferguson asked Strauss if he had .scientific advice in opposing export of Isotopes. "I had some technical advice and I hnd independent judgment that I felt the necessity of using, despite my reluctance to disagree with the other commissioners." Strauss said, "I felt it was impossible to be assured that the isotopes could be used in research only in benign matters and I questioned whether vvp could control their use in other fields once they had been exported." In short, he said, he was "apprehensive" about the security involved. At the outset or the hearing. Clr.urman O'Mahoney fD-WycO read a letter from Comptroller General Lindsay Warren saying that pre.scnt law docs not require a loyalty oath from students getting atomic fellowships. There has been some dispute R- boul the law. O'Mahoney has declared Congress will change the law to require such oaths. Early Morning Showers Bring .92-Inch Rainfall Heavy showers early tills morning brought nearly an Inch ol rainfall to Blytheville and vicinity. The rainfall measured J2 of an inch. It brought rainfall to date since Jan. I to 25.20 Inches, compared to 22.12 Inches by this date last year. High yesterday was M degrees and the low this morning was 65 degrees. Meanwhile, ten states, counting 47 dead, swept up the debris of storms and tornadoes today as cooler weather marched over a large share of the nation. Associated Press reports said. Tlie dead from storms stood at 41 in Missouri, Indiana, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Kentucky. Maryland. Iowa. Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia assesed heavy property dnmflge. The American Red Cross set aside $500,000 for relief of storm victims. Coolest temperature In the early morning hours was Pembia, N. Dale. with 23, but elsewhere In the plains wcnther bureau recordings were In the neighborhood of 30. The cool wave passed Chicago and was headed east. Both coasts were generally fair with seasonable temperatures. Showers were reported In Oklahoma. Illinois, Michigan and Indiana. Here's What Big Four Will Argue About Jaycees Protest Rate Increases Club Installs New Officers and Delays Plans for Banquet Late.= t Blytheville civic club to join the growing protest agalns proixxsed increases in water am telephone rates here is the Junto Chamber of Commerce, which vot ed iR.st nieh-i to file a formal pro test with the Arkansas Public Ser vice Commission. This action, aimed at obtainin; .suspension of the proposed in creases until a public hearing can be held on them, followed on th heels of similar moves by Dud Ca son Post 24 of the American I- gion, the Ktwants Club, the Cit Council and Blytheville bottlin the city. companies. The vote of the Junior Chambe came after a brief explanation the. other groups opposition to th rate hikes; It was apparently unan imoiLs r BS no dissenting or abstain ing votes were voiced. This protest was one of the firs major Items of business taken up following an informal change of club administration last night. Originally planned for late this month, the recently-elected Jaycec officers and directors took office last night because the new clubhouse in which the installation, banquet will be held probably will not be completed until next month. The Installation will be held. however, and the new officers will formally take their oaths of office at that time. A report of activities of the out-going administration also will be a feature of the banquet, which will be followed by a dance. Roland Bishop took over RS president, succeeding William H. Wyatt. Gilbert D, Hammock, Jr., took office as first vice president; W. E. Young as second vice president; Elmer R. Smith as secretary, and Bill Banister as treasurer. New board members taking office included Charles Moore,, Arlle French, L. G. Thompson. Jr.. and Jack Owen. Mr. Wyatt, as immediate past president, also is a member of the board. The new board, including carryover members Marshall Blackard, Dr. James C. Guard, A. S. Harrison, Sanford Bcone and Harold Anderson, met following the business session and approved appointments of chairmen of standing committees 'or the ensuing club year. Fnur new standing committees See JAYCEES on Pane 2 Swirt UMM fc*p« Hwt o G*r*M*r viM block forawtiMi ot W«*t GKMM StoM, fciyuf KM* •* Soviet ua* Mir* participation •*' v*tt«f« M Attontk Poet. CZECHOSLOVAKIA Wntvra dipJoowts witl witt o* Rwsio's vtlli*9M*t to certain i. wfckfc 4o •of <iht m KHUN). U. S, Britam France CM* expected to propose abolition of zones o*d « uni Germany with of occupation troops when a German peace can be arranged. Rnuia n expected to demand a vote* and veto in Ruhr induitry, * plebiscite on German unity and immediate withdrawal of all occupation forces, Any of these moves would povc way fo* eventual Red contiol ot all Germany, Russia Calls for Restoration Of 4-Power Rule in Germany; Red Strike-Breakers Ousted Eastern Police Told to Leave Rail Stations BERLIN, May 24. (IT)— U. S. Brig. OSMI. Frank L. Howley unvc nn ultimatum to Soviet-employed intl- way police to withdraw from all American .lector railway sallotis in This map highlights the major proposals and problems facing (he Big Four foreign ministers *i their Paris conference. It is the first attempt to settle Germany's future tince th* failure oj lh* London conference in December. 1947. Reds Smash Almost into Shanghai; Chinese Troops May Abandon City By Fred Hampson SHANGHAI, May 24. (AP)—Tlie Communists smashed almost into Shanghiu today. At nightfall, evidence mounted that Nationalists forces were on the verge of abandoning the city. The hardest Red blows were directed at the southwestern section, where the Red drive pulled up at the famed 35-mile wooden fence—a smash that carried the Reds through Shanghai's defenses there in some spots. "Vessels were sunk deliberately In + — Red Cross Hears Gonl of *13,743 Additional funds amounting to | S95 have been turned in to the Red Cross office from C. M. Smart and R. C. Column, solicitors from tlie section bctwen First and Lake | Streets. Scattered reports are still being I turned In to the Chlckasawba District Chapter office in the Court House, but the $13.743 quota slill has not been reached, Jack Finley Robinson, fund campaign chairman I announced today. Mr. Robinson said, that the last I total showed that $11.356.74 had I been contributed for work here next I year, and that the assistance would I have lo he cut down in nrorxirtlon I lo the amount r.iisod, if the quota I was not reached. House Approves CCC Construction Of Cron Storo^e WASHINGTON. May 24. IIP} — The House approved 158 to 28 today compromise legislation giving t.he Commodity Credit Corpoatlon power to acquire stoage facilities for cops on winch It makes loans to maintain farm price supports. Administration leaders voiced hope that quick Senate action will send the measure to the White House. Secretary of Agriculture Brannan said the legislation Is urgently needed for the government to meet the storage needs for the new bumper grain crop. The bill permits the CCC. with resources of over $4.000.000,000 lo use a part of its funds to provide tracktldc and other central storage Facilities. It also empowers the agency to make loans for farmers to build storage on their own land the Wnangpoo. Shanghai's shipping lifeline. The channel to the Yangtze was blocked, a move likely to be made as a last resort belore the Nationalists pulled out. Troops in large numbers seemed to be heading for Woosung, logical point to board outward bound ships. (A Canton dispatch quoted a Chinese flier from Lunghwa as say- ng he saw a large concentration of Chinese ships this morning near Woosung). Shanghai was rife with rumors. One said the Reds were in the old French Concession. But at 4 p.m. I visited the defenses on Hungjao Road, other city entrances along the railroad nnd Lunghwa. Airfield. Tlie whole arc was a scene of crowde.d while battered, had not broken. Tho ! Reds definitely were 1104. inside j Shanghai. Roads into the city were thronged with broad-faced country people. They carled their farm tools.'housc- hold belongings and in some case half-formed vegetables they hart grabbed as they lied. This may be the only food for some. Some Nationalist troops were moving back. Most of them were supply units which move to and tro constantly. From these forward areas few combat units were leaving. In some spots riflemen moved up along the armored vehicles. Lunghwa was a no-man's land. Buildinis were empty, the airstrip vacant. But nobody shelled the place. I If the Red = were near they were )£ advancing. Attack BORS Down The fact the Communists reached the wooden fence means that they got through most of Shanghai's southwestern defenses. But at that point their attack seems to have bogged down and the Reds fell back. . r;^ 7f '-r,. Congress to Lack Time to Act On Truman's Health Program WASHINGTON, May 24. (/Pj—Senate Democratic leader Lucas said after a White House conference today It will be impossible for Congress to act on President Truman's national health program at this session. * As for any part of the civil rights program, Lucas told reporters, "I just don't know." At the same time, Lucas said he thinks President Truman Is "definitely satisfied" with the progress being made on the legislative program he submitted to Congress In January, Poppy Day Sales Bring In $413 for Vets in Hospitals A totnl of $413.87 was collected Senate Committee Plans Vote on Atlantic Pact WASHINGTON. M>y 24. liTi Chairman Connally iD-Tex) sale today the Senate Foreign Relations Commute will take a formal vote "sometime next week" on ratification of the North Atlantic Pact. "We'll wait until we Ret a complete rfpoi-t on the hearings before taking a vote," Connally told a reporter. The committee staff Is working on the report, which Is exnectcr to eivc .strom p"proval lo r~tifica- tlon of the treaty. gion Auxiliary in Blytheville, It was announced today by Mrs. Eddie Burks, chairman. The sales In Dell amounted to S32.72, which Is included in the totnl. Mrs. Helen Sanders, was In charge of the sale In Dell and wa s assisted by ./Irs. Irene Duncan. Mrs. Wtlllnm Kernes and Mrs. Mildred Edwards. Tlie girls who assisted them were Marie Bourland, who won first place, In the selling of the most poppies. Shirley Peterson, second place winner. Mary Jo Johnson, third. PiUsy Holmes, Janeltc Peterson and Ella Mae Dixon. Twenty rour Junior High School girls assisted in tile selling of poppies in Blytheville with first prlv.e being won by Alice Faye Frazier, Frances England, second and Shirley Ann White, third. New York Stocks (Closing f}iioluliuns) A T A: T Amcr Tobacco Anaconda Copper As a result they arc still only part Beth Steel of the way through the hard crust "' ' — of the southwestern defenses. They mifht be able to break through with another punch unless the Nationalists can counterattack. Fighting Mill sputtered on Pootims but compared with la.st night's show It was spotty. Foreign ship owner? had bce:i promised thetr ships wmilri not he subjected to the scorched earth policy. But seven hours later a detail of soldiers threatened to drslroy four American craf t near the Texas Company tank farm. The soldiers snid they had orders to sink three lighters and a launch, valued by J. S. Marshall, head of the shipping department, at Jl .000.000. American officials immediately protested to the consulate. The consuls Immediately petitioned garrison commanders to halt the order but it was not known whether It had been stayed. Chrysler Coca cola Gen Electric Gen. Motors Montgomery Ward , N Y Central Int. Plarvc.sler National Di.slillcrs icpubllc Steel .... C. Penney Socony Vacuum .. Scars. Roebuck tanctard of N J .. N. O. Cotton NEW ORLEANS. May 24. OTj — Closing cotton quotations: High Low ClOrfe Jly 3241 3533 324 Oct 2903 2894 2893 FVc ,. 28B2 2875 2878 140 1-2 70 27 1-2 20 1-4 49 1-4 131 1-2 36 1-4 56 50 3-8 11 23 1-2 17 5-8 20 47 15 1-2 37 66 1-8 "We are going to have a pretty good record by the time of nd- 1 jonrnment," he suid. Lucas stiid there Is R possibility of adjournment by July 31. Lucas hnd been to the White louse for the regular weekly con- erence that President Truman hns v 11 h Democratic Congressional lenders. House Speaker Hay burn, who cnine out with him, agreed that Congress possibly can nult by the end of July. Both asserted, however, thnt If the legislators are not finished with "must measures by then, "we'll go right on In to August." Usls Three "Musis" Lucas labeled ns the three "must" pieces of major legislation: 1. Extension of the reciprocal trade program. 2. Repeal of the TnU-Hnrtley Act. 3. Approval of the North Atlantic Pact. Lucas Rnd Rft.vburn said the possibility of a specVl session of congress has not been discussed with UlTlIll tOllllV. The ptilffn were given until 7 p.m. <ll a.m. EST), to comply. Howlcy said West Berlin police will lake over to restore order following floody rlothiK lust nlRlit which resulted In t"o dentils. British nnd French officials refused yesterday to endorse Howlny'.s proposal that Ihc Sovlct-contwllcc rnllway guards bo expelled Iron all allied sectors. Tho Russians, bi four-power agreement, linve hai control of nil rallwnys in lierlln. The ouster or the rnllway police was demanded by both the anil Communist rail union, which struck Saturday, and Ihc West Herlln cit government. Tl.cy claimed Iho So viet-controlled |X>llcc could brcn the strike unless the stntlons wer firmly In Western hnncls. The strlk ers arc dcmnndlng payment In West marks. Howley, the U .S. commnndiuit In Berlin, gave the expulsion order to American srctory Oenimn police lo carry out. Such n step had been described previously by (lie British nnd French as conrilcilnK with the ngrccMiicnl, recognizing Soviet nu- IhorKy over Ihc rail svstcm. Vlolrnrc Hits Snihlrnly 'Hie violence erupted suddenly nfler a comparatively nuiet dny. A howling mob of iibtiut 3.000 striking railway workers nnd their sympathizers tried to storm the 7.00 clevntcrt railway station. Sovlct-coulrollerf Gcrmun rnll- way police fired on them, A 45-yenr- old mnn, shot In the head, died Instantly. A 16-year-old youth also was reported killed. T\vo oilier persons were wounded nnd.hospltnll7.cd, but later released. More bloodshed was • averVrl by firm notion on the part of Hrltlsh authorities, who demanded that: 200 Eastern police evncuntc th^.jlatton. The Rimlnu-supporlcd railway police yielded niul West Berlin police took over the two-story structure. While the negotiations were going on, the angry mob wan restrained by Western police and union leaders armed with clubs. The station near the Berlin Zoo, tins been a stronghold of Communist strikebreakers nnd Eastern Oer- mnn police trying to Ret the elevated railway system running. Tho system hns been parnly/ed since the workers struck Saturday, chiefly over a demand that, they \yc pnkl U) West marks, worth four limes as much as Russian-backed East Marks. Ttie British Intervened a second time when the Eastern Police force stntloncri at tlie West Kreuz station oTfercri to withdraw because of the menacing attitude of "nctlon squads" of strikers. Western Berlin police were sent to maintain order and cleared the station grounds or Communists. The British felt the Eastern Police were entitled lo remnln as long as they had the situation under control and (lid not, provoke incidents. /.S. Government Drops •er/ury Charge /gainst fx-Gen. Bennett Meyers WASHINGTON, May 54-(/P)— Tlie government has rirop)>ed It* purjnry charge.! against former MnJ. den. Heimett K. Meyers. Tlie wartime Air Fon.'t) uurchas- Iny officer now serving 15 months Ing officer, now .serving IB months mnn lo commit perjury, still faces an additional charge of Income t»x ci'nslnn. Ho will bo elglhle for parole- from prison Sept. IS. All (hrcc charges developed after Blcrlot Lamnrrfl had told a Senate commltlce thnt Meyers, while an Army Air l ; 'orco officer, hud been secret owner of a war plant In Ohio, with Lamarre serving us its dummy president. Lamnrre testified Mint Meyers had Induced him to testify falsely about the plant's ownership. Road Program To Be Speeded State to Award $2,000,000 in Contracts Monthly LITTLE ROOK. May 24. (/T)— Governor MoMath snld today Arkansas will let $'2.000.000 In lilgh- wuy contracts monthly starting In June. The Kovcrnor made his nnnoun cement following a conference with state hlnhwiiy and fiscal officials, His plan to isauo »28,000,t)00 in bonds to help finance an $80.000.00C road building program In the nex rour years was approved by the Ar kansas supreme Court yesterday. McMath said »5,fiOO.OOO In ro« contracts already have been let dur ing Ills five months In office. He said money derived from th first $7,000,000 annual highway bom Issue will be matched with federii funrtii and mlded, to-regular nta revenue to pro?fJW}/lb« c .S4.BCd.9Wl monthly amount.' A- '.i.r-4.-' ,fy Arkansas bonds h«v; been liven an A ruling, allowing th« §Ute to borrow money on th« new iiwue more cheaply, the governor Mid. "This means Arkar.uu' credit hM hecn greatly Improved due to the fact that the state has taken a realistic view of the highway situ*- llon and hns slnrted on a definite plan toward proper maintenance ami construction of hard surfaced roads," he added. "This rni.se In the rating will save taxpnyern of the state a tremendous amount In Interest rates. "With tlie state able to borrow money cheaply and materials and the cost of building down, we should lie able lo mnkc great strides In our highway program." Soviets Wont German State Council Set Up PARIS, May 24. (AP)— Riissiu called today for restoration of four-power control throughout Germany and establishment of a German atnte council with economic nil ndminmlrative functions. This apparently was the Soviet nton's answer to British Foreign ccrelary Ernest Bevin, who today tiled on Russia to stale her posl- on on the Issues of Germany'* wlitlcal and economic unity. Informants said Bcvin m»de his emand aa he opened the second leelliig of the Foreign Ministers "auncll, which was to take up the eunlflcnllon of Germany under imrirupartlte control. The sources said Soviet Foreign fillister Andrei Vishlnsky then ook the floor and launched Into whitt apparently was- a major state- ncnt of Russian policy on the issue. Yesterday. Vtalilnsky maintained hat four-power control over all Germany should be re-rstabllsljcd xjfore the powers considered re- mltlcatlon. The ministers began their neconil meetinr! at 3:35 p.m. (8:35 ajn. EST). The United States, Britain and Prance expected to learn at the lon how far the Soviets mean to go with a surprisingly agreeable altitude. Russia's normally fire-eating Andrei ' Vlslilnsky spoke with oil on lii.i tongue at the opening session yesterday In a pink marble palace henr the Arc de Trlomphe. AureM Without Argument Vlslilnsky, quickly agreeing to .a Western agenda proposed by Foreign Minister Robert Schuman of rrance, toH Schuman, Ernest Bevin of Britain and U. S. Secretary of State Dean Aehetion: ,, "It I am not ahsolulely. convinced by ' your argument, nevertheless I will consent >to your', v prop6sal.7_.. :• i Th». " the President. Talk of nn extra session is pure speculation, they added. When he listed the "must "measures. Lucas said all would require considerable time. The President, he reported. Is also "very anxious" for speedy enactment of legislation authorizing him to reorganize the government. House Majority Leader McCormack said Mr Truman ha.s "several rcorganbjUton plans" he wi.nts to .submit to Congress immediately and that he would like to have final approval or the authorization bill by June 1, if possible. 13 Entries in 1949 Beauty Pageant Compete for Miss Blytheville Title Thirty-two entries have been re-1 celved to dale for the 1949 Beauty ageaiit to be held at Haley Field June 8. Mrs. Gilbert Hammock. Jr., charge of registrations, said today. Of this total. 13 of the entrants will compete for the title of "Miss Blytheville of 1949." In the Junior divisions, 12 three-lo-llve year old girls will be seeking the title of "Junior Miss Blytheville" and seven boys in the same age group will vie for honors as "Mr. Jaycce President of 1915." Deadline for entries Is June 4, Mrs. Hammock said. Sponsored by :lic Dlythevlllc Junior Chamber of May 384* 364J 3345 j commerce .Uie annual pageant, will >egin 8 p.m. Thurlow Webb and his nine-piece orchestra will provide the music during the pageant and at the dance that will follow at the Fly-Inn. In In the event of rain, the pageant will be staged in tlie Legion's War Memorial Auditorium. Pageant Chairman Charles Moore has announced. Rehearsal Planned Mrs. Hammock said there will be a rehearsal for all divisions of the pageant fit 6 p.m. June 1 at Haley Field. She reminded "MUs Blytheville" entrants to wear high heel shoes since tliey—anrt one-piece ballilne suits—are required In both fee PAGEANT OB Pace 11 Honor Students In Class of 1 49 To Get Awards The annual class nltfht program for the 110 seniors In the Blytheville High School will be presented at 8 tonight In tlie auditorium and the honor students will be announced, II was disclosed today. The announcement of the awards will feature the designation or the valedictorian and the salntatorian, two highest honors hcstowcd on members of the graduating class. Award winners in history, mathematics, Ktlgllsh. science, music and good citizenship also -vlll be announced. The good citizenship award Is made annually by the Daughters or the American Revolution. The first part of the clnss n'/.ht exercises will take the form of a pageant In which each of the 110 seniors will be presented In his or her favorite school activity. Betty Layson will represent the graduates Bcttic PresMioll, mothers of graduates, and Ann McLeod, the voice of graduates In presenting the pageant before parents of members of the graduating class and other spectators. Miss Luna Wllhelm and Miss Frances Bowen are the senior class sponsors. Brlrf Nol ComMrreri The Arkansas Supreme Court yesterday In upholding the validity ot Governor McMalh'n highway bond program took the position that • brief filed by Marcus Evrnrd, Blytheville attorney, as "friend of the cnurt", contained arguments which should have been directed to the member:, or tiie state's General Assembly when the room program wa.i before the lawmakers. The court affirmed a decision In Pulnskl chancery Court by Chancellor Frank II. nodge who held that the Issuance of the projwse.' bonds will not Jeopardize the state's contract made In refunding earlier Issues of highway bond*. Mr. Evrarrt filed one of the three amlcus ciirlne briefs and In the opinion, which wns written by As soclnlc Justice Frank O. Smith, 1 was stated that the Evrarcl brie "prcscnls arguments should hav* been addressed to the Arknnsa Gcncial Assembly and m.iy not be considered by us. If the court had accepted tin reasoning In the brief, the cas< could have been sent back to th trial court for hearing of the is sues raised by Mr. Evrard, but wcr not raised In the so-called friend): test suit Illrd by a I.lttle Rock hold er of highway bonds. At the time the brief was filed It was Indicated that nn Interven tlon would be fried In the case li ciinnccry court In the event th case was remanded by the hlg tribunal for further hearing bcfor Chancellor Dodge. State May Hare Surplus Of $7 Million by June 30 LITTLE ROCK. May 24. Wj—The State of Arkansas may have a surplus of a million dollars or more at the end of its current fiscal year June 30. Comptroller Le« Roy Beasley s»ld today state revenues collected this year have exceeded commitments for the year by $1,000,000. And collections for one more month are yet to be made. Any surplus will be carried over lo the 1949-S1 fiscal year under the r«v«aue *UbUiuUon law. Weather Arkansas forecast: Partly cloud tills afternoon, tonight and Wed nesday. Scattered showers an thundershovrers this afternoon, an In south portion tonight and Wed nesday. Not. so warm tonight an In north portion this afternoon. Missouri forecast: Generally fa tonight and Wednesday. Cooler 1 south and east central tonight be coming warmer In west and nort Wcdnesdy. Low tonight +0-4S norl to rear 50 In the south; high Wed nesday in the 70's. Minimum this morning—«5. Maximum yesterday—M. Sunset today—7:02. Sunrise tomorrow—4:51. Precipitation 24 hours from ^ ».m today—.95. TotaJ since Jan. 1—J5.SO. Mean temperature (midway b« tween high and low)—78.5. Morm*l m*an lor Kay—TOA .. rn propo'.ai that If rriere IB time r Carman problemn are dlscusi* the council should try :galn to ree on an Austrian treaty. Bevin askerl If Russia considered II agreement on Germany a pre- ndltlon to taking up Austria and sh.ln.iky replied, smiling: "We arc going to agree on all lestlons here." Western conference sources who ported these exchanges after the ectlng noted that they followed e conciliatory lino on Germany iissla has taken shicn her propo- 1 last month, curried out May 12, lift the Berlin blockade. But they were "flabbergasted," onelhcless, they reported. Tlie Western sources said they xpncted to get a better line today n how long Vlslilnsky will keep on mlling, nnd agreeing. Under the first agenda Item, "the roblem of oerman unity," the Vest plans to propose discussion rst of Its plan for unifying Oer- inny politically. This Involves extension to all Germany of the West German con- Lltiitlon signed at Bonn yesterday y representatives of the 11 state* the western occupation zones. • Zero's Burial s Scheduled Forrestal WASHINGTON, Mny 24. </P>— James V. Porrestnl. who committed suicide early Sunday morning, will be given a hero's biirlnl tomorrow with members of President Truman's cabinet AS pall bearers. Tne list of mourners wCl be headed by Mr. Truman, who s»td the 'ormer defense secretary was "as .ruly R casualty of war as If he had died on the firing line/' Forrcstal's tragic leap from the 16lh floor of Bcthesda Naval Hospital came at a time when doctors recorded that he was recovering from a breakdown caused by overwork In public service. The funeral service will be held tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. (EST) In the Memorial Amphitheater in Arlington National Cemetery. Burial will be In the same cemetery, where rest the Unknown Soldier and thousands of America's dead of two world wars. A 19-gun salute, followed by taps, will be heard as the casket is lowered, but the services otherwise will be simple, in accordance with Mrs. Porrestal's wishes. The casket, covered with a blanket of flowers from !\fr. Truman and the cabinet members, will be brought from' the hospital in a hearse to the gate of Arlington. There It will be transferred to » horse-drawn caisson and escorted to the amphitheater by detachments of soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines. Soybeans CHICAGO, Mar X. — Soy Jtrty Nov. HKrh Law MS4

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