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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TH» D01CNAJTT NEWSPAPER XI, III— NO. 69 Blyttievllle Daily New. BlytheTlUe Courier AND SOUTHEAST IUB0OURI BlytheviUe HermJd Mississippi Valley Maritime Strike Still Hinges On Working Hours Settlement Hopes High With Deadline Due Friday Night WASHINGTON, June 12. (U.P.) —Joseph Curran. president of the National Maritime Union (CIO), told Congress today there will be "a long and bitter'* shipping strike unless the issue of working hours Is settled. "We're not kidding ourselves about, that," he lold a House Labor subcommittee investigating maritime labor troubles. Curran marie his statement as the government increased pressure on union and shipping negotiators to reach an early settlement. Sources close to the negotiations predicted .flatly that a strike will be averted. Six CIO maritime unions and one independent threatened to call a nationwide shipping strike at midnight Friday unless tlielr demands for shorter working hours and higher wages were met. Negotiations have been snagged on the issue of shorter working hours. Tlie unions originally demanded a 40-hour week, but have receded to 44. The present work week is 56 hours. Curran described as "a lit of propaganda" arguments of thc W a ship owners than anything less I .,„' than a 53-hour week is impossible. He said it would be possible by adding "a few" men. Navy Ready to Act Thc government plans to man the merchant fleet with Navy and Coast Guard personnel if thcstUkc materializes. Curran was asked if the unions would prefer to have the government operate the ships with union seamen staying on the job. "Under present conditions—no," he replied. "If the government is going to be the 'same mean employer, I would strike." Sources close to thc negotiating sessions predicted flatly that the Friday midnight strike of 200.000 CIO and Independent seamen will be averted. Chairman Augustine B. Kellcy. D., Pennsylvania, of the House Slightly Cooler Weather experienced Here After Two Days in Middle 90s Slightly cooler weather prevailed throughout Mississippi county today after the mercury hat; cJimbcd to 93 yesterday (or a second co'nsecu- tlve day and again mnde lilythe- ville one of the hot spots in Arkansas. Early this afternoon the temperature wi:s hovering near the 90-dcgrcc mark. The minimum here this morning was 73. which compares with low of 59 this morning in Wynne and Gilbert. Scnrcy county. Newport and Wilson yesterday reported htghs ol 95 degrees. Living Costs Hit Higher Levels Increases During Past Two Months Are Causing Alarm WASHINGTON. June 1'2. (UP) — nread prices were increased one cent a loaf today as government officials estimated that the cost of living will go up as much in May and June as it did in the whole year of 1943. Tile penny increase In bread prices includes kill .tyj>cs except rye. Prices also were boosted one cent a dozen on bread-type rolls. ' OPA said the price Increases were designed to assure consumers of an adequate -supply. The action HLYTIIKVIM.K, ARKANSAS, WKDNKSDAY, JUNK \2, l!Mli Southerners Act To Tie Case Bill To Truman's Plan Favorable Action Is Expected From e Committee »y <;KOK<;K K. RKKIIV j r . United 1'rr.ss Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON. Juno 12.—Hollth- ern Democratic representatives laid plans today to revive CHSC bill provisions In a modified form before Ihe end of this session of Congress. Led by Rep. E. E. Cos, D., Ga.. they canvassed the House for sentiment to get around President Truman's veto of the measure. They failed to get the House lo override the veto yesterday. The vote was 255 to 135 to override the President, but this was five votes short of Ihc necessary two-thirds majority. The vehicle for the new Southern Democratic drive is the President's emergency strike control legislation now before the rules committee. They believe they can count, on a ninc-to-thrcc vote in the rules committee to authorize adding the Case bill as a rider to the emergency legislation. Should they be successful, and Congress passes the merged measure, they think the President would sign it. Only Temporary Solution This maneuver would turn tho Case bill, originally approved as :\ permanent strike control measure labor."- subcommittee investigating ,.the. HispaB- '.I'-e^tlxt ;if 'an -ngrce- incnt is not reached by Thursday his group will demand that the government instruct the operators to make acceptable offers to the unions. He noted that the Maritime Commission and the War Slipping Administration have "absolute" authority to set hours and wages under government contract. Construction Firm Organized Father-Son Seabec Combination Carried Into Business Field the son Dack home from service in armed forces, a father and have entered business here. S. J. Cohen, oldest volunteer in Mississippi County for World War II, and his son, Jerry, who have established a construction firm to be known as "Can Do Construction Company," are believed to be the only father and son in Mississippi County who both served in the war. To specialize in heavy concrete construction and foundations, the company also will build levees and drainage canals and has smaller equipment to take care ' of local needs, it was pointed out. Taking (he name from the "Can Do" slogan of the Seabccs, known as Ihe "Can IX)" boys, the Navy father and son have established an office in the Lynch Biillditv, where the elder Mr. Cohen had an office a number of years ago. • The elder Mr. Cohen, called "Jimmie", sold his equipment and joined the Scabces in 1942. He was discharged with rank of lieutenant, senior grade. In charge of airport construc- was authorized, it, said, following < into temporary legislation effective; investigation of cost data cov- l only until six months after the offi- baking industry. ering the entire Government officials said that incomplete figures compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that the cost of living will increase two per cent during May and June. The increase compares with a two per cent boost registered by ihc bureau durinf; 1943. On c official described the whole price picture as "alurming." "It's lime we stopped talking about inflation as if it were ju.st around the corner," he said. "To all intents and purposes, inflation is here." Rent Goes Up, Too He explained that price increases on milk, butter an<i cheese have boosted living costs 8-10 of 1 per cent. The bread price increase, he estimated. will boost it another 1-4 of 1 per cent. This will mean, he said, that the , cost of -living will be close to 33 "per cent higher [hah in 1939. BLS officials said that rent costs in March went up "slightly" fov the first time sinrp Deiijmbcr, 1944. They added that'nien's cloth- cial end of the war emergency. But ing prices, the Southern Democrats believe that would be better than nothing. Principal stumbling block to this plan at the moment is the apathy of the Republican side of the House. Republican leaders expressed tin: opinion that it would be better for their party to remain silent on the matter and leave the responsibility up to the Democrats. Despite the outward Indifference of the Republicans to the rider tactic, the Southern group was confident that they would vote for it in any showdown on the House floor. But they were worried over the absence of active support. Members of the Cox group pointed out that the President's veto was sustained in the House yesterday by only five votes. If another test, of strength could be made, they bc- llevc they might win. Rep. Vlto' Marcalitonlo. A-L. • N. Y., leader of the so-called "Pro- Labor bloc" said his group would fight any maneuver to attach the Case bill as a rider to the President's legislation. the exception of shorts, have been climbing steadily since the first or the year. They estimated that wool suiU now cost the average shopper five per cent more than they did last December. Shirt prices have gone up 12 per cent and men's pajamas have increased..; 28 per cent since December. > _ ' It,- was^ pointed .out. that. the current rise in the cost of living did not get underway until March. Tho cost of living index was unchanged in January, went down sligntty in Fcbrifary and then climbed 1-2 of 1 per cent in March and April. In the latest scries of price actions, OPA today authorized immediate price rises on ihc 1916 auple crop, screen wire cloth, a) loy steel products and nails. Manufacturers prices on cotton flannel work shirts Mr cent June 17. be increased 12 Livestock tion in the Central Pacific, he made an enviable record as a Scabee officer, having constructed air strips and other installations. He has recently been able lo ob- lain new equipment and already at work. Mr. Cohen said he was the only contractor here who holds licenses with both the Arkansas State Board of Hcgi-,tration for Professional Engineers and with the Arkansas State Board for General Contractors. He came to Blytheville in 1019 as a civil engineer p.nd entered the construction business in 1028. Prior lo entering service, he built large bridges for the states of Arkansas. Illinois and Missouri and levee and drainage canals from Cape Girardcau, Mo., to New Orleans. Jerry Cohen, loug ago, decided to follow his father in business. Valedictorian of Blythcville High School when graduated there, ho also was graduated from Cornell University. Ithaca. N. Y.. with highest honors. A civil engineer, he worked during his Summer vacations with the United Stntcs Engineers. When an officer in the Navy, he was with the Atlantic Fleet. He v:.ci:!lj v.v.t, Jiscliari/tci. ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. June 12. (UP) —(USDA) — Livestock: Hogs: 4.600: salable 3.500; 2.000 salable hogs in early. Active, steady market on slaughter classes; 'strong on feeder and breeder stock; slaughter barrows and gilts SH.80: most sows and stags $14.05: breeder gilts 140-190 Ibs. $15.30-15.75; occasionally $16.00 on 140-170 pounds, feeders 139-pounds down mostly S15.75-16.0fl. Cattle—3.700; salable 1,000. Uidvcrs —1,200. all salable; receipts slightly over half cows; steers comprised about four loads. Slaughter steers and heifers fully steady: spots strong; cows slow; few sales fully steady to weak, but most bids unevenly lower and bulk unsold; bulls and vcalers steady; several lots good steers $16.25-16.75: small lots choice yearlings $17.90: few medium steers $15.50: short load of choice mixed yearlings $17.50; part load choice heifers $17.35; odd lots medium to good heifers $14:?5-16.00; few good cows SH.OO- 13.75; common and medium beef cows $9.15-12.50: caimcrs and cutter; $7.00-9.25; good beef bulls .51.1.7514.25; medium to good sausage bulls SI 1.75-13.00: few $13.25; choice ve.-.l- crs $17.00; medium to good $12.5015.75; cull and common $7.00-11.00; nominal range of slaughter steers $11.50-17.5)0; slaughter heifers $11.00- Italy in Turmoil Riotirig Continues With Death Toll of 12 in Naples Alone ROME, June 12. (UP) — Thirty persons were reported wounded at Taranto today in new monarcliial disturbances while Naples became an armed camp and Rome remained tense. O])cn friction between King Humbert II and the government o( Premier Alcidc do Gasnerl had become more acute. Italy still did not know whether it was a republic or a monarchy. A casualty toll of 12 dead and 100 wounded was reported from Naples Carabinicri reinforcements arrived from Rome to augment the '.roops. tanks and armored cars surrounding all public buildings, newspaper olfices and political headquarters. On orders from Rome, the Naples authorities cancelled a scheduled republican demonstration tills afternoon. Political leaders and edll.rtr.-i were meeting to survey the situation. Naples officials promsied the Communists when the cancellation of the republican demonstration was ordered that any further monnrchl.il action would be stopped at all cost; Tanks and police cars patrolcd the streets youths of Naples, and scores of were arrested for posting proclamations calling for the secession of South Italy under the Royalist banner. 17.50; stocker $10.50-16.50. and feeder steers N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK, Jun c 12. (UP) — Cotton closed steady. Mar . 2917 2954 2917 2!)48 May . 2312 2953 2912 2941 July . 2880 2910 2880 2305 Oct . 2901 2932 2898 2928 Dec . 2912 7947 f>911 2942 Spots closed nominal at 29.82 up 41. Chicago Wheat July . 198'; 198',-j 198',« 198'1 Sept . IS8H' 108!$ 198 1 : 108'- Face Jewel Theft Charges SINGLE COPIES FIVB.CENTS' Col. Jack W. Durant of fulls Church, Va.. and his bvlde. WAC Cap!. Kathleen Nash Durant of Hudson, WIs., lace charges In connection with (lie then of Gcrnmn Crown jewels valued at $1,500,000 from Kion- bcrg Caslle near Fvankfurt in Germany during the wnr. Most of the loot has been recovered and invcstisalton Is being made of nn attempt to bring another cache of 100 diamonds Into the Unllvd Stales. (NKA Photos.) Congress Shies Away From Row Involving High Court Judges By l.YLK (J. WILSON llnUed I>rr*s Stuff Corrcspundi'iil WASHINGTON, June 12. (U.P.)— Giiitri-os.s waH s |i y j, u , away today from an investigation of the Supremo Court where the late 1'rcsident Roosevelt's appointees have been biokoniiK for months like a snmp of precinct politicians But there is pressure for Inquiry 1 Info court procedures. Tftjer Cahinct Meets Both monarchist and republican flags flew In Rome. Nobody knew whether Ihe sovereign power remixed yearlings ' maincd legally with thc king or had been transferred to DC Gaspcri. a temporary chief of state in tho nei republic. The Italian cabinet was called to another meeting today, after four inconclusive sessions yesterday. Humbert, ill with a fever, remained stubbornly In the royal palace. He refused to accept the nation's ;lcc loral verdict ousting the monarchy until thc supreme court rules oil monarchist charges of election Irregularities. Renewed monarchist riots canned certainly thai i|, c public break between associate Justices Hugo Black and Robert II. Jackson will be discussed In House mid Semite speeches. i The Washington consensus Is that Jackson's charges against Blnck published yesterday from Nuernberg, Germany, raised no issues warranting Impeachment. Thc complaint was that Black used bad Judgment in failing to disqualify himself from consideration of a mine-wage case in which thc miners wer c represented by his former law partner. Thc miners v;on with Black's vote and would have won without it: Chairman-Pat McCarran, D., IVii., of thc Senate Judiciary Committee, apparently is delormlncd to prevent Intrusion of the Ulack- Johnson feud into consideration ol President Truman's nomination ol Secretary, of Treasury Fred M. Vinson to be chief Justice. Vinson would succeed Ihu late Hnrlnn P. Stone. A judiciary sub-committee will consider Vinson's nomination Friday. A favorable report and confirmation ate assured. But the action will offer an occasion for discussion of tlie situation which has developed in a court for which FDR. wad'peculiarly responsible. Rep. Francis E. Walter, D.. Pa., a House Judiciary Committee member, said Jackson had miarte a "serious charge" a urt that it should receive full committee consideration. Other members of the House committee indicated, however, that ally Investigation will be held up until Jackson returns to the United States. Every member of th c present court is a Roosevelt appointee except. Associat c Justice Harold U'lr- ton, a Truman appointee. But before the death and retirement began eliminating thc so-called "nine old men" who comprised the court when Roosevelt took office, thc late President became aggressively bitter against thc high bench. His New Deal legislation repeatedly was declared unconstitutional. On Feb. 5, 1937, Roosevelt proposed hts supreme court rcorgan- izalion plan. Thc proposal caused a dispute which all but wrecked the democratic party and cmlcd in thc President's humiliation and defeat. He triumphed in the end by his power of appointment. Roosevelt's first choice was Black, then a new deal senator from Alabama with modest legal background but bitterly partisan instincts. Thc nomination was offensive to many opponent^ of tlie new deal jiid there is reason to believe thc President knew and hugely enjoyed that fact. His smile faded, however, when it was shown that ni.ick in his early political career had been a member of thc Ku Klux Klan. Jackson's blast from Nuernberg spread some of the story on 'he 2 Men Arrested Following Attack Missouri Officers Investigate Fight At Hermondalc An alleged attack upon two men Thursday night at the Arkansus- Mlssouri state line resulted In arrest here yesterday of Mark Campbell, 24, and Carlcc Davidson, 2!) both of Blythevillc, on charges ol assault.- Leonard Mayo, SO, and Hcrshel "Slats" Thompson, 20. were injured In the attack which took place In the driveway of Rlmpson Service Station, at Hermondalc. Mo., it was announced today by Deputy Sherllf E. A. Rice. Mayo, a local taxi driver and former constable, was struck ovci the head with a shovel and Thompson, employe of the Simpson station, was struck over Ihc head wilt a blunt instrument, according to Mr. Rice, who said both .men werD Iiospltali7,ed : ,-al , ,Wnljs ; .Hospital Both have been removed to thcii home and their condition is satisfactory. County officers hcr c arrested thc men on thc street hcrc yesterday at request or Missouri officers who have removed them to the Pcmls- cot County Jail in Caruthcrsvillc. C^liief Deputy Sheriff Jake Claxton came for thc men. Officer Rice siilrl thc taxi driver turned his cab Into the Slmixson station, where Thompson was cm ployed, and that immediately thc other two BlytheviUe men Jumped out of another cab and attacked Mayo, who had alighted from his machine. Whether Thompson attempted to assist Mayo was not known here with Missouri officers contlnuli> their investigation. Two fscarre Children Stricken in Benton, III. Dclorcs and p. A. Escarrc children of Mr. and Mrs. p Escarre, wh o moved 18 days Two Firms Seek To Distribute Natural Gas Here Mayor to Appoint Committee to Aid With Negotiations Two applications, mul not Just one. me pending before Hit; lllvlho- villc eily council seeklni; » fr:|i- chise for dlslvllmlton of imtm-.i] p.i .here and Mayor K. II, Jackson Mas disclosed p|nu. s („ H^xtlm a commltlce of business men «> advise wllh the aldcrmni before final lUillon Is taken on either of Hie iippllcallons. This ISlyllii'Vlllo Nntiiriil tins Company, which IN composed „[ HIP James 1 Interests in l-oulslaim. lust nlttht sought approval of lls application for a fraiifhlse. IJiirltiK discussion of the pillion by tin- James' interests, R w ,>s bronchi out I hut (ho Arkuusis Western Oils Compimy, too. Is seeking ;i fianclso In this city and others iiloujj the Mississippi uiviir. The Arkansas Western operates a distribution .system In western Arkansas. The council also had hefor,. tl for consideration last night petitions from two groups ol properly owners prolestlng ihc Issuance of building permits for business ijtruc- liircs in residential si'cllous of the city. Kprrlnl Session Nfxl Wl-i-k These protests ale 10 bi> hoard ut a special council session .scheduled for next Tui'sdny night. It was appairm, that a tleloriiilni'd effort is to be made by home owners IIITC to prevent the erection of any mom business buildings In residence sections exci'Jlt In strict compllanc,. with » city ordinance regulating such construction. Duone Hall seeks to erect a Bar- axe and display room In the (JOl) block of West Ash street und !•'. H. Joy nor seeks to establish a store building and small service station at the end of 2100 block on Chlck- iisawba avenue. Citizens of Ihe affected arcai said today they planned to lako every jKxs-slble measure to prevenl any more business construction in residential sections, not In compliance with a city ordinance, and which, they allege, suuiclmcs is violated. I.oil* Line' I'rorioicd A spokesman said today llinl the Arkansas Western Gas Companv is attii'tiptiiiE to form a hookup with other Eastern Arkansas towns, from Helena to Paragoiild, anil then to seek a source of natural gas cupply which could be furnished .it a rate comparable to rates In other cities of this sl'.e. Whether lo grunt a frunchls-c at this lime or lo await further developments Is one of the matter.; to bo decided In an early inecltni! after the committee is appointed, it was understood. Jesse Taylor, attorney for the Dlylhcvlllc Natural Gas Company, appeared heroic Ihc council in asking that n frnnclse l>ir granted Immediately lo this company. After hearing llui spokesman for the company, it was decided to postpone ucllon uulil aflcr a committee was named to confer with lh c council. Senate Rushes OPA Extension Debate Toward Final Vote , H AS l',! NG 'w N f, J !', ms 12 ' (U.IM-Scnalo Democratic -pailor AllH-n W. Uarkluy, Kentucky, prcdictwl today that the Semite would pass nn OPA extension bill by nightfall lo conceded lint l,o mitfhl bo "over.-opli'mistic" bu but the ' Jonesboro Man ls Speaker at Lions Luncheon World government was discussed yesterday at the Lions Club luncheon at Hotel Noble by Ciil.:!) Watson, vice president of thc Jonesboro Rotary Club. "We al' R coming to a world government." li,. .said, adding that Jr.,' thc government might be obtain A. cd through aggression or dlclalor- a«o fillip. lo Benton, III., from Hlythovllle, | The speaker told Lions that have been stricken with Infaulllc Ihe United Nations Charter was -paralysis and the son last night worth no more than the paper upon which it is written. Guests attending the luncheon included Dixie Crawford or Joncs- boro, Hoy liautts. secretary ol Jonesboro Lions Club and past district governor. Jack W. Powell, Mississippi County representative or National Home Lire Insurance Co., Judge Walter Killough ami his coutt ic]>oiicr. wild ho UiotiBhl tho Senate could complete action on ,,.. meiiKui'u by I ho on.l of today's session. It then; would'be si'iit t» (•oiiloi'oiico hot-ween tlio Senate and House • •—• —* Subpoena Issued For Tax Records Show-Down Political ' Battle Looms in Machine County HOT SPRINGS. Ark., June 12. (UP)—With lx>lh sides Bimri'lMR 'oi 1 poslllmi, Garland County poll- lies today assumed a "wulcli-and- wnll" atmosphere. The ixtlltlcal pot look quite a Jolt yesterday when the vclevau ,'roup opixislnit Mayor Leo Mr;- Uuiuhlln mid olhcrs filed n scrips )f three acllons in federal court dunging the Mcl.iniglilln group with "stuffing die ballot boxes" n the Summer primaries. The nc- Ions subpoenaed county collector Max Wilson, county clerk liny llnef anil clccllon commissioners o produce poll tax rosters at tho hcat'lni; scheduled In El Uorurlo June IB. Tho action came on the licul-i of a petition riled in federal court 1U)W wcrc willing to "let any kind. Bai'kley made his surprise- forecast to reporters UK the Senate began Its second day of "debalc on price control extension. Shortly afterwards Sen. Honier B. Capclmrt, R., Ind., temporarily withdrew his amendment to replace de- cnnlrol provisions of the bill. Ho lold reporters, however,' that' Jib probably would relntroduce It after the Senate acts on provisions /or lifting controls on livestock, meat, dairy and poultry products.-. Capeharl's amendment would r«- inuvc one-third of all price co'.itrols by Iho end of 1M6, another oii.f- tlilrd by April 1 and the rest by July 1, 19-17. Thc amendment was opposed by liarkley, who has been leading the administration fight to beat off. nil crippling amendments, Harkley's prediction of an early vole suggested that administration leaders may havu abandoned hope that thc Senate would tone down the bill, which now virtually strips the OPA of Its powers. Leaders 'apparently sought to hasten the mcav uro to conference In thc hope of obtaining better results there. " Bowlr.i to S«k Veto One senator said he "understood" Stabilization Director Chester Bowles and Price Administrator, Paul Poltfcf at Fort Smith Monday. It was nskcd there I hat :|.(I25 of Garland county's io,7!W iwll lax receipts be declared void. IiidtcatltiK an all-out bnlllc ahead, the administration forces stalled yesterday In a slraiiR campaign to produce the people that or bill pass," but wen; exerting pressure on the President to use the veto. Ho said he doubted if enough voles could bo mustered In the House to override a veto. Son. Robert A. Taft, R., O., introduced an amendment lo allow man-, the veterans' forces held had never ur «clurer» the prices they were re- uxlslixl. One or these, war veteran f^ 1 "?, ln ^J e Period of Oct. 1-15, Ollbcrt M. Russell, strolled In a ' ' hud Russell, strolled niiWKpapcr office here, said he lived In Hot Springs nil o f his life, and 1041, plus any subsequent ccwt increases. Costs would be computed on an Industry-wide basis. further had paid his i»ll tiix "Thore should, be price control,", slucp he vm« old enough to vote: ~ r " /l totcl th « Senate,"but' Ihere iij? no longR- a need !or rigid price control or thc freeze theo/y which , prevailed during thii *Rr." I Taft said the OoftttmeaVs policy . now should be one at tneouraging ; production. He accused OPA of holding prices at levels so low that manufacturers lose money on somu products. Capehart's amendment would remove from the bill a provision to crc-Uc'a special board to direct the lifting of price controls. It also would transfer control over agricultural commodities from OPA to the Secretary of Agriculture. 12 Men Killed In Crash of B-29 ScconJ Highest Peak East of Mississippi is Scene of Accident developed spinal meningitis, It was reixirtcd. 'Hie type of paralysis the children suffer Is not contagious, it was Indicated. P. A. Jr.. nitie, has been removed to Barnes Hospital in St. louls for treatment and diagnosis and Delores, five, is at home. Mr. Escarrc is employed in Jlcn- tou by thc Bon Franklin Store nnrl while hern was connected with Ktrby Hirhway Drug Co. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Heath of of Mrs. lis- public record. In Congress today there arc many opinions. Including ' Blythcville. parents the frequently expressed view thatcarrc, arc in llcnton. both Black and Jackson should rn- siBn for thc good of the court. There Is no reason to believe cither will quit. The battle will continue with no holds barred. Black is a handy battler. JacV.on is no coward. Thc private Saturday sessions when the brethren, so- allcd, meet to discuss the cases before them will not be pleasant a high death toll in Naples while thc politicians argued, with 12 known dead, the Plls-rim Hncii'M overflowed with scores ot wounded. Many were forced to sleep on mai- Iresses on the floor. Italian police, soldiers and sotlnrs fought two battles with scvcralthou- sand monarchists last night ouume the communist party headquarters and thc navy barracks. British military police reported the city was calm at 12:30 a.m. after hours of street fighting with guns, when justices convene next October. The battle ha s just becuu. Notary Club President Returns from Convention L. G. Nash, president of Hie Bola ry Club, attended the Rotary International convention in Allan- tic City. He was accompanied by Mrs. Nash and they also visited In Washington. D. C., 5»d New York city before reluming iionnj Monday night. They made Uic lr!l> by motor. 18-Day Old Child Dies; III Only Short Time William Miller. 18-day-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Miller, died suddenly this morning at their home In Hishtowcr community. Apparently In good health, the baby did nol seem ill upon awdkcu- ing this morning but was dead within a short time. Funeral services were to be held this afternoon at Sandy Ridge Cemetery by tiic Rev. E. S. Slan- field, of lhat community. Holt Funeral Home was in charge. Besides his parents, the baby Is survived by three brothers, Leroy, Albeit and Clcil Miller. Chicago Rye ISB'.i I58!i 158'i 158W 158'.i 158!'- 158'': 158'j GATIJNBURCl, Tclln., June 12. (UP)- Twelve men were killed today when a B-2!) Army bomber from MuUIll Field. Fin., urn.shcri and splintered into wreckage near the top of Cllnuman's Dome, highest peak In the Great Smoky Mountains near here. McDIll Field confirmed that 12 men wore nlxuird the giant craft when it plunged to disaster before; dawn. By noon nine of tho bodies luul been recovered from thc wreckage which was strewn through thc forested mountainside. Army officials refused lo guess at the cause of thc crash. The wenther was clear and the pilot had not 10- portcd any trouble. The bomber had last reported to Ihc Knoxville air base at 2:1(1 a.m. KST., on a routine route check. It presumably crashed a fnw moments later, but the wreckage was not found for several hours. A rainer in rirral Smoky Mountain National Park sighted it from a hlghwuy. CllMRimins Dome Is I..G-12 feet high, thc second highest peak East of the Mississippi Illvcr. City Manager II. !•'. Holt of Gnt- llnlnire said Ihc Indies were belli,; removed to funeral homes. Theodore A. Wade Dies In Flint, Mich., Hospital Relatives here have received details of tlie death of Theodore A. Wade. 43, vice president and Kcn- cral manager of Ihc Flint, Paiiu and Varnish Co., Flint. Mich., who died Monday, May 20, at Foul Hospital in Dc:roit. Ii c was a brother of Mrs. Joe A. y.ites. now of Flint, and Ills cousins. Mrs. Charlie C. Thompson, Mrs. Klbcrt Taylor, Muss Ell Morgan and Clarence Morgan, now live hcic. Mr. Wade frequently visited here as guest of his mother, the late Mrs. Liltie Lovejoy Wade, and his sl&lcr, Mrs. Yatcs, now of 3flT East Home. Flint. Weather ARKANSAS—Pnrtly cloudy today, tonight and Thursday with a few wldoly scattered afternoon Uiunder- shov.'ws, Personal Injury Case Tried in Circuit Court The Civil Court term moved slowly on today as the second ca.sc heard, since court opened here Monday, was underway this afternoon. Mis. Nora Wells is seeking dam- ascs of $1.250 Irom M:-*. .1. .7. John- Jon on Ihe charge that Ihe plaintiff was Injured wlirn she slipped on thc steps of a liouse owned by Mrs. Johnson and rented lo Mrs. Wclh. Ed II. Cook represents Mrs. Wells and Frank C. Douglas is attorney for Mrs. Johnson. The case of A. L. Ford vs. Clyde Curtis, which involved a land mortgage of property owned by the Mississippi congressman in Calumet community, was concluded laic yesterday. A verdict was rendered in favor of thc plaintiff. W. Leon Smith represented Pord and the Fourth Arrest Made in Theft Of Nazi Jewels WASHINGTON, Jim. 12. (UP) — Thc last of four suspects in the fabulous German crown jewel theft —an honorably discharged Army corporal—1ms been arrested at Kil- Korc, Tex., the Army announced today. It said Roy c. Carlton of Kilgora was sc/lcd by U. S. customs service agents on orders of the chief of Ihe Army's criminal investigation division. None of the stolen jewels was found in his possession. 1 the Army .said, and the extent of his participation in the Oieft "is believed to be Ailuor." Dispatches from KronbCTg, Gcr- many, quoted a chauffeur for Ida j House of Hesse that he was thc ' "linger man" who pointed out to Carlton where the family jewels were cached in rambling Kronberg caslle. Th c Jewels, valued at $1.500.000 were concealed In a lead-lined box which Carlton turned over to his superior officer. Thc other suspects in the case — Col. Jack Durant, 34, of Falls Church, Va.. bis WAC captain bride. Kathleen Nash Durant. 43. and MaJ. David F. Watson, 33, of Hurliiigame, Cal.—already ars in Army custody. Thc Durants were arrested In Chicago; Watson in Germany. Arrest ot the Durants broke the fantastic case wide open and led to recovery of virtually all of the stolen jewels. Part of the gems were found In the Hudson. Wis.. home of Mrs. Durant's sister. The rest wcr c found i» a Chicago railroad station baggage locker where Durant had checked them. The Army previously announced that the Durants had signed fun conffssioits. They are being held at Army installations here pending removal to Europe for court martial trial. Watson also faces defendant was represented by Reid, court martial trial. Evrard and Roy. Alabama Senator's Condition 'Grove' WASHINGTON, June 12. (U.P.) —Sen. John H. Banfchcnd. D., Alabama, today took another turn for Hie worse and Ills condition now Is "grave," : N. 0. Cotton NEW ORLEANS. June 12. (UP) —Cotton closed steady. "' Mar . 2925 2K5 292S 29M May . 2921 2953 2931 »47 July . 2873 2910 WT3 2904 Oct • 2900 ».12 2«M 3»28' Dec i 2918 2»51 »1< 2SM '

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