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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OK NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST UISSOURI VOL. XLV—NO. 55 BlythevlUe Dally New* Blythevllle Courier Blytheville Henld Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, THUKSDAY, MAY 26, 1949 EIGHTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS »White Flag Hoisted By Nationalists as Defenses Crumble By Fred Himpwm SHANGHAI, May 2G. (AP)—Nationalist troops today ran up a white flag atop the Shanghai postoffice, and it appeared the dogged defense of the lower Soochow Creek was collapsing. * The Communists crossed the ». . t*t*t W\ Szcclmwan Bridge and began round- MA 111 Mllltanf 1*911 ing up Nationalist prisoners, yrhe H{,W rlllllQI f lUf Bill to Be Offered Hoover's Group Ends 2-Year Job WithNewAppeal Commission Again Asks Congress for Powers for Truman Garden Bridge was evacuated by the Nationalists hut still wns under flre from the nearby Broadway Mansions, apartment where a number of Americans arc trapped. The Communists had not tried to cross the creek there. It seemed to be only a matter of hours before this tough knot of resistance, which lias relayed Communist occupation of north Shanghai, would be wiped out completely. Resistance from the cmbarkment [ Rep. Vlnson (D-Ga) said today building's lower floor was contlnu- | a new version of the military pay Rep. Vinson to Try To Recoup Defeat; Predicts Passage WASHINGTON, May 26—</P>— * ing but tenants, Including some 500 5C^orel6ners, were trying to get the Nationalists there to quit righting. Three persons in the Broadway Mansions said they saw a Nationalist machine gunner firing 'torn the red-cross marked entrance to the Shanghai General Hospital on the north bank of the creek at the Honan Bridge. City Is Relieved After the white ring was raised at the postoftice, occupants tried, unsuccessfully to call the attention of the gunner to the flag. The whole city breathed a sigh of relief for the thousands of Chinese civilians on the Bund and north of Soochow Creek who had been trapped since early yesterday. They had endured all sorts of fire. The United States and British consulates were trying to intercede with both sides for a ceasefire order to enable trapped foreigners and other non combatants to escape from the embankment building. One report said that foreign anc Chinese residents of the building had offered Chinese Nationalists soldiers money to evacuate the | building and eliminate it as a prime target. The soldiers replied f that if they would be shot by garrison troops and if they stayed they would be shot by Red troops. Held Bridge 24 Hours Tor almost 24 hours small Nationalist forces had kept the Reds away from the bridges. Peking Road was a no-man's land near the Bund. So was the lower part of the Bund where it runs into Garden Bridge, one of the four key ry ^'rs undr-,t«*".ji; J nrui}b,r assault. The U. S. consulate general Is there Bund -where Peking Road and the meet. The battle area embraced some of Shanghai's finest modern buildings north and south of Soochow Creek. These include the 16-story Broadway Mansions, the seven- story Embankment Building, the Post Office, the British and Soviet Consulates. Trapped in these buildings were hundreds of foreigners—Americans, British, Portugese, Netherlander, French—and many Chinese. Rifle and machine gun fire splattered against some of the structures. A few bullets punctured them. Two bullets lauded in U. S. Consulate General John Cabot's bedroom in the Glenline Building. Briton Wounded But so far the only known foreign casualty was a British subject, R. P. Verenberg, wounded in street near the American consulate. All Americans, as far as Cabot * could learn, were safe. The Nationalist stand was incredible. Sooner or later they were certain to be flanked from upstream. Behind these Nationalists, the garrison evacuation con tinner northward from Hongkew. FJ m the heart of Shanghai, the northern horizon was aflame las night. The Nationalists blew up oil gasoline and ammunition dumps. When they blew up supplies Kiangwan military airfield midway between Shanghai and Woosung, It became obvious they had no thought of a last stand. All" they were doing «as trying to slow up the Reds While the fighting went on. the Communists hastened their organization of Shanghai's western and southern section, which they occupied yesterday without a struggle. bill suddenly shelved by the House Tuesday will be "back on the floor In two weeks and It will pass." The original bill was pronounced dead by Rep. Kilday (D-Tex) after he had failed to get It past the House. Kilday led the floor fight for the measure. But Vinson, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, told reporters: "Never mind what le said. We'll bring It back right iway and I think we'll bring back a good bill." Vinson said that In Its new form the bill will carry a little less money for the generals that the original proposal did, and also will offer n small raise for the recruits. Otherwise, he said, It will be about the same. 'I haven't even begun to fight yet," he added. First of all, Vinson said, he wll call in a number o! young Worli War II veterans who helped send the bill back to Vinson's committee battered and torn, on a 227-163 vote Tuesday. Among the ex-GI's whose opinions will be Rep. Button <D-Tennl — who led the attack on the earlier bill—and Rep. Boiling (D-Mo). First Defeat Tuesday's vote marked the first time In Vinson's 16 years as House committee chairman that he had ever seen the House throw committee bill back, at him. Of the thousands of bills which have rolled out of his committees over the years, Vinson said, only two were amended over his opposition. One was the pay. bill. It would luivi/i'uolisliu/(atnlij ,.ilc\>. l.K•-•:• fOl enlisted men six months after enactment. Vinson said the new one probably will provide for continuing them for each man through his current enlistment. An amendment by Carroll to do substantially this vfls voted in by the House before he bill was slapped down Tuesday. The original bill would not have hanged the present J75-monthly jay for the bottom enlisted grade —the Army's recruits and Navy's boots." In the new bill it, may be ippcd to JBO. The next grade, which would have received $82.50 under .he old bill, may be boosled to $84 or so under the new one, Vinson said. But p.l the other end of the line, 2 added, there will be some pruning. Well start at the top and work down," Vinson said. Court to Convene In Osceola to Hear Civil Cases By Charles Molony WASHINGTON, May 26. (,T)_ The Hoover Commission toda> wound up two years of work with an urgent appeal to Congress lo give President Truman the fullest possible power to reorganize the government. "W cannot afford to lose this op|x>rtunlty to put the operation of the federal government on a sound and efficient basis, 1 ' the 12- man bl-parlisan com mission declared in Its final report to Congress. "The tremendous financial burden of government on our people today makes it imperative that full value be received for the taxpayers' dollar.'' The group headed by former President Herbert Hoover asked the lawmakers to— 1. Let the President present plans or a thorough modernization of he huge federal establishment without hampering him by cxcmpt- ng certain agencies. 2. Let his proposals take effect unless the Senate nnd House both disapprove them within SO days. 3. Take the hand of Congress out of administrative fields, thus freeing the executive branch of present restrictions. See $3 Billion Savings In the last few months, the commission—set up by Congress In 1947 —has offered some 27.7 recommendations, with aid from some 300 "task force" experts. Hoover has estimated that the group's propo- s?ls might save the taxpayers *3,000,000,000 a year. "There Is perhaps no time in history," the final report said, when it has been more Important to evaluate the effectiveness of the executive branch of the government In West Demanding Assurance On Red's Blockade Promise; Airlift Again Supplies Berlin Soviet Action AKC OFFICIAL TKSTIFIES - UiivM LIUeiUhal (right) chairman ot Ihc Atomic Euergy Commission t^slltles bolore the SemUe upproprlullcms subcommittee dlscu.s.stnt; funds for ntomlij prog nun at Washington, as Dr. Shields Warren, director of biology nnd medicine division of AKC, lltil n background. <AP Whcphoto.) AEC Ignores Security Officer In Okaying Pair for Atom Work WASHINGTON, May 26. (/I*)—Dnvid E. Ltllenthnl told Congie.s.sioua ivestlgntors today the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC> cleareil Iw en for secret work despite adverse recommendations from Us securlt fficer. + The AEG chairman named the 17 Seniors at Dell Will Receive Diplomas Tonight TM. Stinnett of Washington, D. C., associate secretary of the National Education AssociaHon, and formerly with the Arkansas Education Association, will deliver the commencement address to n Dell • Hiitli School seniors at commcnce- inenls exercises in Ihe Dell School auditorium tonight at 8 o'clock. Miss Ann McDennott, who was de.sisnuUtxl by school official. 1 ! as valedictorian for the class, will deliver the valedictory address, and Miss Edna Pceples will serve as saiillatortan. The two had the highest grade averages In the senior class. Miss McDennott had a P r ade average of 94. and M'- average of 91. M. R. Griffin, president of the Dell School Board will deliver the diplomas to the seniors and Superintendent A. E. Caldwcll will present key awards to the honor student* ,ind attendance awards to 15 students who had a perfect school attendance during the post year. Circuit Court will be convened in Osceola Monday by Judge Charles W. Light of Paragould to hear civil cases and the panel of petit Jurors to serve for the session was announced today by Harvey Morris, Mississippi County circuit clerk. The following prospective Jurors have been notified to report to Judge ,ight in Osceola Monday morning: R. C. Hobson, Fred Robinson, T. M. Hall. Harry Minton, Emmett A. Wilson, Clarence Crawford. C. D. Smith. Herbert Dobbs. Dane Fergus, E. A. Hook, Hyman Wcinberg. Richard E. Prewltt. and Roland Anders, all of Osceola:' Hugh Wright. Lloyd Permcnter, S. C. Ingram, W. L. Hanna, all of Luxora; C. L. Bird, J. R. Gwyn, J. J. Bussey. Charles Gilbert and John D. Jacob, all of Wilson; C. E StofTle and Wilbur Jenkins, both of Driver; W. E. McMath, Grldcr; Howard T. Bonds Stlllman; Parks Crews. Crews' lateral; R. H. Wilmoth, Jr.. and Loyd C. Shelton. both of Etowah: Melvln Speck and Blylhc Clark, both of Frenchman's Bayou; C. L. Den- carrying out the will of Congress and the ijeople." Budget Bureau analysts figure about a third of the recommendations can be put Into effect s!mpl> by presidential or departmental order, but Congressional "notion 1. needed for the rest. The Hoover Commission reminclec Congress it had "focussed nttcn tlon mainly on how. efficiently pre sent services were being performed rather than on the question of whe ther they should or should not be performed.' Three lawmakers. Senators Alkc (R-Vt) and McCleUnn (D-Ark and Rep. Clarence R. Brown (R Dhio), served on the commission During its two-year life, nnothe member, Dean Acheson, became sec retary of state. Still another, for mer Secretary of Defense Forrcsta met tragic death this week In plunge from a hospital window. Many Children Register for Special Clinic Sixty ITVO children re^i.stere<I this morning from 8 to 11 o'clock at the crippled children's cllntc in the First Christian Church and conducted by Dr. W. Vernon Newman, orthopedist with the State Health Department in Little Rock, it was announced by Mrs. Annabel Fill, North Mi.ssLwippi County Health N ur.s e. who Is work ing w i th Dr. Newman in the clinic. Mrs. Fill said today that 100 chil- len as Dr. Edward U. Condon, end of the Bureau of Standards, ml Dr. Frank Graham. At Ihe line of tlie commission action, Grn- am was president of the University f North Carolina. He is now a Democratic Senator from Norlh Carolina. Llllcnthal was the first witness ss he Senate-House Atomic Energy Committee, opened hearings Into charges of "Incredible inlsninnacc- ncnt" In the ARC. The charge, and a demand for Lllienthal's removal, came from Senator Hickenloouer (R-Iown) u member of the committee nnd its former chairman. At the outset, I.illenlhal was per- nilted to make a long statement In which he said atomic development wns once bogged down but Is now "really rolling" " ml tlmt present research Is directed at developing new atomic reliability. ton, Jr., Frank Dean, Jr., Cecil Berry and Delbert Shaw ,all of Route 1 Tyron?.a. Alternates: Joe'Thomas, Abne Isbell, J. C. Buchanan, Loul George, A. E. Scott, Ralph Wood run, and S. M. Hodges, Jr., all o Osceola; J. D. Rankin, Driver; Jer ry Cullom, Wyllc Talc, Phillip Me Hae, and J. D. Shanks, all of Wilson Tlie Jury panel was selected b Tal Tongate, H. A. Segraves an Arthur L. Rogers, Jr., jury commls sloners appointed during the pre vious term of court. w *" "otton NEW ORLEANS, M.iy 26. (IP) Closing cotlon quotations: High Low Close July 3225 3214 3218-1 Oct. 2887 2878 2881-82 Dec 2861 2856 2S60B Mch 2858 2846 2846 May 2938 2828 2827B •en had been Invited to Ibc clinic r examination and po.-slblv trcat- ent. The children were notified of le clinic by the Crippled Children's ivision of the State Health De- irtment. Others here to assist In the clinic ere Dr. E. C. Robinson, orthopedic irseon; Dr E. H. Crawlcy, pedla- rlcian; A. L. Bell, assistant dircc- ir of the Crippled Children's nivi- on of the state Health D°nart- ent In Little Rock: Mrs. Vernn Tancock. district consultant for the tate Health Department; Mrs. •arah Barnes, nurse consultant .-Ith the Crippled Children's Divi- lon and Brad Walker, with the ehabilitation center of Little Rock The Public Welfare. Child Wei- are and the Mississippi County Crnplcr of the Arkansas Associa- lon for the Crlnplf-d nre cooprr- with the Health Department n the clinic. Lunch was served the children by he Women's Auxiliary of the First Christian Church. weapons of' greater 30 iVUnMSM Lillcnlhnl askeit that the Inquiry ^embrace the accompolishments as Wll as the errors of the commission, and proposed a list of 3C scientists and others who shouli bo called ns witnesses. One was Gen. Dwlgllt D. Elsenhower. Chairman McMnhon (D-Connl told him the witnesses would ne called, but remarked thot Lilit-ntlial apparently did not know that "Congress wants to go home by Aug. 1." Senator Conually (D-Tcx) comment that such an inquiry might "tend to obscure" specific investigation of Hickenlooper's ciinrgr.=. Hlckcnloopcr objected that Lillnn- thal was attempting to emphasize "the emotional end of bomb making." What he Is Interested In. he said, is the policies of the commission. From the standpoint of acliml production, the atomic energy program lias gone forward due to the /cal and loyalty of Ihc scientific and technical personnel in charge of the various projects," Hickcnlooper con- ceeded. "The point of my objection," he added, "is not to the activities of these people but lo the adminls- Rain Damages Kitchen Roof Of Goff Hotel Hciivy rnins enrly this morning ciiuscd (he roof ol Ihc Goff Hold kitchen to collR|\se, resulting In iliunniic (Villinnted by hotel offi- cIiU.i nt $1,600. Allen Hushing, day nmnnRor ol the hoti'l, sntii tlmt tlie root collapsed filxiut 2 o'clock this morning during tho heavy rnln and wind which showered 1.60 inches of wiUcr on Blythevllle. The roof cuveil under pressure ol between (Jirec nmi 'four Inches ol water, part of which "had iiccuimi- liUed from heavy ratn s earlier Ihls week,' Mr. Rushing snld. The [nil- ing roof broke nn eluht-lnch drnln l>lpc, which was used to carry rnlr water off the roof, flooding the ho tel's dining room nnd pnrt of th< lobby. The hotel's entire supply of illn- ing room dishes, vnlued nt nppmx- liTinlcly $500. wns broken by tlie full- ing roof, nnd the kitchen fncllitle. were drenched. Mr. Rushing stated Mint whil' carpenter work was beSnR dune in the hotel roof, the itraln pipe wlilcl orcllnnrlly runs from the roof to th ground door down the side of Ih building was re-routed to Conner with a small drain on the kltchc roof. He snid the flow of water from the drain pipe this morning wn-s loo much for Ihc smaller kllchcn drain, cnuslng the excess wilier Ul hack up on the kitchen roof. Claude Kolwyck, wlio oiwratcs the hotel's dining room, snld the dlnln; room will be closed until the first of next week while rcjinlrs are being mnde. Air Caravans Back as Main Supply Source Berlin, May 20-(/l>)—Oncu m rllft planes roaring In on cm 000-ton dully schedule urn \Ve.sl- Herlln's main soura- of supply. Unions of dollars of rullwny as piled up ul Ihe Soviet Kimal mid In Ili'rlln'.s .strikebound illyiirds In what now nimmnts to .si'inl-blneknile. Allied officials accused Hie HUM- iiuis today of Imposing a nrw typn f Ilerlln blockade by "stubbornly efuslilK" to conciliate 12.1)00 ntlll- 'oimnunist nilhvuy slilkei-s who vnnt to bo paid In \Wslcrn-spim- ored marks. The Uusslnn.i replied hut (lie strikers nrc- to bliune if Berlin has been cut off by rail from Western Germany. The western Allied Command of U'rlln met in exlnuirdlnavy sessl .o map new nctlon in the rail crisis whicli has caused freight tlc-up. Unofflvlal reixnls were Hint the three Western cinn- mnnilanls mlnht dhw.tly order Ihc anti-Communist strikers to linuilU IncimiliiK trains. The strikers hnve not handled Ih caiRoes bcciuisu the railways tech nlcally nre under Russian conlvo The strikers want, besides piiymcn In West murks—worth four time the Kast mark—assumncc nil strlk crs will be tnken back on lludr Jol and recognition of their Imtcpcu cut union. Trains SUM l.oiulfil 'Tim Koiiunandntllra nlrcnily h ent Communist - controlled K a s color police out of the West sccto ullynrds, replacing them with a ed-trnlncd pnllcc. The ouster can fter rioting by demnnstrntor.1 »hlch two persons died. Since Ihls action Tue.irtny. fo nys after the strike bi'urin, on a. half do/en West German nupi rains have renchcil Ilerlln. Hun cds of louded freight cars sllll n mtmichcd In the West Ilerlln ynn Some 38 West German trnlns n •cportcd blocked In the Soviet 7,<: and perishable fooils aboard i to be rotliiiK. In the breach, the BrIUsh-An VOUNIUCl) — Victor Re tit liar ilKivo). nn officer hi the OlO nlted Aulo Workers, was sedoiw- y tt'mmded when .shot thioiigh the Imlow of Ilia living room of his ome, Circumstances of the shoot- ig weiu similar lo thoso under •lilch Victor'* brother, Walter icuthcr, UAW president, was voundcd 13 months ngo. Doctorti cporlcd Victor's condition Is fav- lable for nlliitmlc recovery. (At* Vlrepholo.) McMath Says He Will Seek Re-Election rlcan nlrllft Is bringing In 8.000 tons of supplies n ilay. Trliek fleets aro shutlllng between here and Western' Oermnny, but the plnncs are Berlin's prlnclpnl reliance. The Sovlet-iulmlnlsteretl railway system refuses to den I Olrcctly with the strikers. Its compromise offer of HO per cent wages In West murks Instead of Ibc dcivmnilcd 100 per cent for the West Ilerlln employes tms been relci-lcd by the nlllcd- sponsorefl imlim. for the UnUort. States Summer. /: '"•* t.- tralivc policies which the commission under Mr. Ullenlhal's i;u!ilancc nnrl influence, has followed and con- iinue.s lo follow. "These T believe to be harmful Srr A. F,. 0. FROItE nn p»(;c 5. Coal Contract Talks Agreed to fey U.S. Steel PITTSHUROH, May 2(5. lilt — The U. S. Slcel Corp.. has Informed .John I,. Lcwl.s of Its willingness to meet with the United Mine Workers chieftain to write n new contract for Its "captive" coal mines. Cooter, Mo., Seniors Visit Ten States During Ten-Day Educational Trip Weather Arkansas forecast: Partly cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Friday, with scatlercd thundershowers Not much change in temperatures. issnurl forecast: Partly cloudy tonleht and Friday with a few local thundershowers. Slightly warmer northeast Friday. Minimum this morning—57, Maximum yesterday—EO. Sunset today—7:0*. Sunrise tomorrow—4:50. Precipitation 24 hours from 7 a.m. today—1.60. Total since Jan. 1—37.08. Mean temperature (midway between high and low)—(M.5. Normal mean for May—70.2. This D»te I,»t Ytar Minimum this morning—55. Maximum yesterday—S2. Precipitation Jan. 1 to this date —22.72. Senior of the 1949 cradimtlng cla.ss of the Cooter. Mo., H'gh School have returned from a 2,241-mile tour which look them Into ten stairs. It was disclosed today by J. E. Godwin, superintendent. Twelve senior made the trip. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Godwin, .lames Terry of Cooler drove the bus. The tour started May 10 and the first stop wns In Maiden. Mo., where accident Insurance policies were obtained for each member of MID party. At Big Springs the party left the bus for a cruise on Current River. The nrxt stop was at Rolla, Mo.. and a visit to Onondaga Caves near Lea-sbnrg. and then to Springfield and a visit to 'Devil's Elbow" and other scenic spits in the Missouri Ozork.s. See Three Stairs in l>ay At Mt. Vernon, the students !n- sp^cted the slate's tuberculosis sanitarium and the Carnation Mil's Company's plant. From Ihere thry went through Joplin and Br>xter Springs In Kansas. For thfl tourists that day it was breakfast in Missouri, lunch In Kansas and dinner in Oklahoma In Claremore, Okla.. the Missonri- ans vishcd the Will Rogers Mem orial and saw one of the largest in dividually owned gun collections ii the nation. In Salltsaw they vlsitw the birlhplacc of the O'lilahorn cralcrt by the slain gunman's sister. Ijeaving Oklahoma, the group entered Arkansas at Port Smilh and proceeded to Hot Springs and turn- il westward again to touch Texas t Texa:-karia and then doublet nek to Shrevejxirt in Louisiana Ui iring lo six the number of stale.' Islfrd in two days. Hprml Day In New Orleans The parly spent the night h Shreveport. La. ,and the next morn ng toured Ihe campus of tho Unl- rrsity of Louisiana, and attendee Sunday School services. 'Ilicy view •d tbe city of Baton Rouge from he dome of Ihc state capltol. The oured New Orleans Monday an- tbe nrxt morning moved castwari and passed through Blloxl. Miss lo thr Gulf coast at Uulfiiorl. Miss ind Mnbilc. Ala., through th Bankbead tunnel and on to Pensa cola Ha., and before the day end cd bad visited four states. At Bl loxi there was a stop for a swh and an hour's cruise, and then an othir swim In Pensacola.. Leavlnc: Pensacola the nrxt ilaj the seniors inspected the MLsslssip pi state capital at Jackson .and thr home by the way of Memphis t add another state to the numbc visited. Members of the cln.ssmaklns th trip Included: Sue Bargw. Hole Brown. Jean Chandler, Dnrrls Coop er. Norrls Cooper, Harold Dttm Martha Flowers, James Marti: outlaw, "Pretty Boy Ployrt nnd pur- I Tnitnrm Koopcr, Wilmcth Krrt cha-seel novelties from a shop op-1 Mary Mercer nnd CharloUc O'Kan Leftwing Labor Leader Cited -or Perjury SAN FRANCISCO, May 26. (A')— arry Bridges. IcflwhiK west const bor leader, and two of his lop iiics were Indicted by n federal rand Jury ycslerdny on perjury nd conspiracy charges slrmmlng rom' Bridges' citizenship hearing The Immigration Service Iminc- lately filed a civil complaint scek- IK to revoke Bridges' cUI/cn.shtp. •his nction declared Bridges wns ot only a Communist at Ihc lime e became a cIMzen. but sllll Is. Mnny West coast observers intcr- .rctcd the double barrelled action is signalling the start of a third ovcrnmcnt attempt In 10 years to .cport the 41-ycnr-old. Austrailan- wrn Bridges. He Is president of Ihc ;IO International Longshoremen's nd Warehousemen's Union. Indicted with him were J. R. Robertson, first vice president of he ILWU, and Henry Schmidt, uember of the Longshore Coast Labor Relations Committee and ormrr president of Bridges' local ere. Ball for each was set nt $5.000. The union promptly assailed the ndiclment-s as "a ixilitical framc- p" by the Truman administration nd an attempt to put the union out of business. Heavy Rain Fails Drenching City; Second in Week More Ihnn one; nnd onc-lmlf inches of ruin foil durinR heavy showers Ihnt drenched BIythcville between midnight nnd fi n m. todny Robert E. Blnylock, official wentli- er observer here, .said the rainfall measurement this morning wns 1.60 Inches. The second Inch-plus rnin so far this month, this mornings sluwcrs brought totnl precipitation to date since Jnn. 1 to 27.08 inches. By this LITTLE ROCK, Mny 20. (/I 1 )— Governor Sid Me Math loilny announced Unit he will seek rc-plcctltm next year, lllK filalcment \vrt,s mncle tu his IIP-WH conference In Rixiclflcully de- nyltiR rumm» Umt he pi mined to be u ciuulldalc Somite next It nlso h;is hceri fojv>rled ,'iin.ti President Trinnnn hn.s offered Me- Mulh a post In Washington. "I definitely wiint to serve two Let ins as Kovcrnor If the people will ru-clcct me," McMnth fiatcj, "I definitely ([o not watiL n Job In Wnshlnslon." 'I'lio K»vcrnor conceded Unit ho thinks "nnylKxly would llkn to foe » United -Slulcs fk'imlor— I know uny luwyer would." Hut ho denied plnnui to l>e a crm- dldnle for IhnL office next year, snylnn he wants lo serve two terms ns Kovernor because "the program nt up by the lust legislature wa.s he moist progressive nnd outstnnd- for Arkansas that nny ICKlsln- ,11 re h.i.s pii.siStMl. II is a definite liilltMiKC for any governor," When n.skrd by ntnv.smen if he expected lo be opposed for rc-elco on next year, he replied, "I'll al- wnys hiwe opinisllion. I never got nny thing the easy wuy." Memphis Shrine Band to Play in Joiner on June,10 In Rail Strike Renews Tie-Up By Arthur OaTihon I'arln, May 20—«>)—A British diplomatic source said today th« west Is demanding assurance from Russia that her promise to end. Berlin blockade restrictions will be carried out to the letter. The foreign ministers, who wei't Into their fourth meeting of tho current nesslon on Germany today, nre reported being kept fully Informed on developments In Berlin, where- Western authorities charge Itussla hns Mailed u new type of blockade by refusing lo conciliate 12,000 Berlin Rail Striker*. This foreign ministers conference wns culled on Russia's promise lo end the travel and trade restrictions In Germany on May 12. and the allied countcrblockndo of Eastern Germany wns lifted on thoso terms. Tim British Informant said that unless Ihc Russian administration In Berlin gives a "sntlsftotory" assurance that 'continuing difficulties" will end. tho Western foreign ministers will cnll on Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Y Vlshlnsky to Intervene. The Drlton culled the present situation In Herlln "continuation of a modified blbckndo." Want Ilert firlp Relaxed Dean Acheson, United 3latcs secretary of state, lold the conference of foreign ministers yesterday about n third of llin Industries In the Soviet Zone of Germany are owned by a Russian trust. Ninety per cent of some key Industries, he said, ire under Soviet control. Informants said the Western decision to nttompt to loosen this pri|l was. reached In thrce-|>ower American, British nnd French exchanges here Immediately before the Big Four meetings with th» Russians began. It Li one of the most Important . Issues Ixjfore Hie foreign ministers In this effort to get to.ijclher on f. plan for German economic and.po- litical unlfjV i This jSun forces still h.i I Tli u von ft ray ttrjo. Aclic.son. presiding nt today's session, iind hl.s British anil French eiiKiie.H have been tnken completely aback by tho line followed by Russia's Foreign Minister An- ilrcl Y. Vlshlnsky in the first thrco days of tile conference. Tactics Not Expected Their nldes stale frankly the Western powers' policy mnkcrs did not foresee the Russian "relrcat to Pol.silam" as n condition for settlement ot the German problem. VLshlnsky hn-s demanded revival of the four-power Allied Control Council, and has a.ssnllcd sURges- llon nto extend the West Ocnnnn Republic's caiLstllullan to the Soviet Zone us n Western attempt to lake all of Germany. The we.stern- cr.s have labeled hla stand a "retreat" to the PoUdam agreement. The Infonnant.s snld Ihe Western )x>wers hud basc<l their calculations on Ihc expectation Vishlnsky would adhere closely to the five-point program emlxxllcd In the Warsaw declaration last June by eight Eastern European nations. The Hand Al Chyinla Shrine Temple in Memphis will present benefit concert In the Stmwnee High .School Gymnasium in Joiner nt 8 p.m. on .lime 10 will all of the l)rocc<'ds be used to help finance .he rebuilding of the school des- roycd by fire, It was disclosed today In Joiner. The band's nppearanco In Joiner will be the second for the musicians, \vho sire ruled amniiK the finest in the South. Noble Harry E. Dillman Is director of the band, n composer atid cornet soloist *ulth other bands ljr*foro taking the director's for the Shrine band. post National Safety Council Estimates 215 Will Die Over Memorial Holiday CHICAGO. May 25. W1—The National Safety Council estimated today 215 persons will die In traffic mishaps over the nation dining the three-day memorial holiday. If pood weather prevails, the council snld It expected more than 30.000.000 vehicles lo be on the move over the' weekend. Oleomargarine Plant Owners Plan Onen House Pormnl opciiTni? of Ihe Osceola Foods. Inc.. $385.000 oleomargarine manufncCuring plant In Osceola Is scheduled r or Snlurrtny. 11 was announced loday by Etl O. Klrby, scc- retnry nnd office manager for the company. I,. C. D. Young of Osceola Is president of the firm, which erected the first olco plant to operate In Arknnsns. , Mr. Klrby said that the plant will be open for Inspection by the public but that Ibc plant will not bo In operation. Plant representatives will conduct the visitors through the factory and explain the* process by which refined cottonseed and soybean oils arc converted into oleomargarine which Is being distributed under the brand names of "Chief" and "Blue Jean." The plant is located on Alternate U. S. Highway 61 north and east of the Osccola business district nnd is opposite the Osceola Products Company's oil mill. Ne w 2 P.M. Quotations date last fallen. year, 22.72 inches hnd Highest temperalurc hero yesterday wns 80 degrees and the low early this morning was 57. Soybeans CHICAGO, May 28. (/1V-Soybean quotations: . High Ix>w Close July 223-li 2?0% 221 Nov 20fi'4 2(H 204 204'/i Dec 206'.4 203S 203-H A T ,t T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper .. Beth Steel Chrysler Coca Cola Gen. Electric Gen. Motors Montgomery Ward .. N Y Central InL Harvester North Am. Aviation Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum .... Scars. Roebuck Standard of N J .... Texas Corp Packard U S Steel 141 70 5-8 20 3-8 26 5-8 49 5-8 130 1-2 36 SB 51 7-8 H 23 5-8 9 5-8 , 20 3-8 . II 3-8 , 15 3-8 . 36 7-8 . 66 1-4 . 54 3 3-4 . 68 Missouri Senate Arts To Set Up Commission For CaruthersYttle Bridge JETVERSON CITY. Mo.. May 26. <ifi— Tho Missouri Senate gave tentative approval today to two bills paving the way to eventual construction of a bridge over the Mississippi River near Caruthersvllle,- Mo. The bills were sponsored by Sens. John W. Noble <r» of Kennert and Ycwell Lawrence (D) of Bloomfield. One calls for a commission to enter n compact between Missouri and Tennessee to arrange preliminary details for the brlrtge The other sets up a 10-member commission to supervise operation of the bridge until it is paid for. Five of the comtntwlon members would be from Missouri and five from Tennessee.

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