The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 23, 1949 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLV—NO. 129 Blythevllle Daily New* Btythevllle Cornier BlytherUte Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 1949 FOURTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Tito Offers to End Balkan Feud 'Note Also Tells Russia to Adopt PercenterGot US Buying Data Ousted General Admits Giving Plans to Hunt 'robe's Key Figure Tells of Close Contacts with Capitol Hill Officials Cotton Classing Office is Opened For Five Counties Texan to Manage £. Blytheville Unit in Air Base Building Blytheville's new cotton classing unit of thc Memphis office of the Cotton Branch of the Production Find Marketing Administration was opened yesterday with R. R. Hardin of Terrell, Tex., in charge as manager. Mr. llardin hits been the FINAL INSPECTION OF CLASSING OFFICE—^lyde C. McWhorter, manager of the South central Area, Cotton Branch of the Production and Marketing Administration's cotton classing service, congratulates Mayor Doyle Henderson fourth from right) on work the city completed to house the new Blytheville cotton classing office. Others in the picture include J. O. Ward low of Hayti, Mo.; W. F. McDaniel, manager of Federal Compress here; B. G. West, cotton buyer; Worth D. Holder, manager of Blytlieville Chamber of Commerce; J. L. Ounn, president of Blytheville Chamber of Commerce; Mayor Henderson and Mr. McWhorter; R. R. Hardin, who will manage the office here; and Alton I* Smith, chairman. Board of Supervising Cotton Examiners, Memphis, who accompanied Mr. McWhorter. inset shows L. G. Nash, immediate past'president of the Mississippi County Farm Bureau. It was during his term in office that the efforts were launched to obtain tlie branch office for Blytheville. Voters Given New Responsibility In Fixing Pay Level for Teachers The Blytheville Special School District this year will operate on a §340,367 budget which includes $258,149 for teachers' salaries, it was disclosed yesterday by W. B. Nichol- governmeni Board of. Cotton EX-, son, superintendent and allo'ivs only $1,500 i'or capital outlay. Estimated revenues, from all sources for the 19-19-50 school term, which gets under Rmiuers for several years and was * ta Hc OI Jrt?i J"^J e wfhom?L?o a i*™i' wa V September 5, total §352,969 allowing a margin of only §12,602 between probable ex- ilic offi£j win euipio.v r.^nit o" ',/ci:vl.V.i es;aik(\the income for the school year. j These figures compare with esti-+ i [mated receipts of £381.046 lor the WASHINGTON, Aug. 23. (AP) — Maj . Gen, Herman Feldman Acknowledged today that he gave James V. Hunt information on Army buying plans In 1W7 but declared it was not confidential and he did not know of "Hunt's position as a so- called fi» p e percenter." In the witness chair of a Senate Investigating committee, the suspended Army quarter master general swore: "At no time have I abused my posit Eon or misused the Influence of my office." The short, balding officer said, too, thai he welcomed the Inquiry and prepared to "justify every ac- tfon t have taken and every decision I have made." Felrtmnn had a long prepare* statement, Die gist of which \va that he had done nothing wrong and was motivated at all timejs b; what he brlieved to be good for th service and for the country. Had "Ready Entree" The committee had set the stag loi his appearance by developtn from documents that he sent th brtylng Information to Hunt anc also advised an Army purehasln officer to get in touch with Hunt. H told the officer that "Hunt ha ready entree to the White House" Hunt is the management conn seller whose activities led the sen ate investigations subcommittee t order a, general Inquiry into "fiv percenters"—persons who set RO ernment contracts for others for fee. usually five per cent. Felclman wa-s wniting to te-,tif when F^ancl.s D. Flanaga, committee counsel, read two letter into the record. Both were writte by Pel dm an. One letter was to Hunt. Datec July 23, 1947, it accompanied the i formation on Army buying plan. Wi* nesses earlier in the henrin had told of this letter. will men during the peak' of. the classing season. About 2 f of the em- [ ployes will be men now in government service and the others will be obtained locally, k was indicated this morning. To Serve Five Coutiifvs The branch office here will fa- cimat« thc cliissinK of cotton grown In Mississippi, Craighead, Greene, Clay and Poin.setfc counties where about 500,000 bales are grown ench year. Mississippi County men, who were Instrumental in the selection of Blytheville for the branr-H office ^r*^, pr?'=r*d city officials for thc (fork which hnd been done in making the building available for the new agency. The office is located in what, formerly was a wing of tlie former Army hospital at Die Air Bnse. which now Is owned by the city. Clyde C. McWhorter of Memphis, roanager of the South Central Area of the PMA's Cotton Brnncli, recent y made n final Inspection of the quarters. He was impressed with the renovation of tiie building and later flew a Little Rock engineer here to make notes on the design of (ht skyHplit which was installed by thc city. Building Quickly Provided Efforts to obtain thc service for Blytheville were started a few years afro by W. r\ McDaniel. manager of the Federal Compress here, and R. D. Hughes, who worked with Congressman E. C. (Took> Gath- ttfr£5- -r Later the Mississippi County Farm Bureau took up the projerL PMA officials on primary inspection of the Air Base building a little over a month ago suggested; cert a MI improvements iur'vdu^ *n- 5t.ination of the skylight which Is 75 feet long and about eight feet high. In addition [o installing the sky- iipht. workmen have repainted the interior of the buildni?. and .stalled officer In the front of the bunnin?. Mr. McWhorter when here recently commented on the spr-ed with which the jol> was dntie and ^afrT lie wns highly plen.scci with the now office which he termed "jvi c t abou* as g<xxi as anything I've srcn." 1950-51 term and a budget of S3G4,- 367 whi-:h has been set up for submission to the voters in the district on September 27 under initiated act whivii requires submission to the electorite each year along with the S91 after spending $103,946 for capital outlay. The funds for new construction WASHINGTON, Aug. 23. (4>>— Jam«s V. Hunt told a prospective client after President Truman's election last year that the "official family are my friends" and he was given "» nice assurance alter the election." +. _ On the other hand, he had told n not her prospective client just the election that "If elected. . . then l nin a better position that, prior to Dewey I; even before." Hunt, self-styled management counselor nwl key (uigvc in n Senate committee's Investigation of five percenters, also claimed to be close lo Republicans hi "powerful spots" on Cap Hoi Hill. The ttatcment.s were taken from Hunt's telephone conversations and letters. They were read Into committee records today at hearings on the activity of five pi centers. Those are persons who. for a fee, help others get government contracts: William R Rogers, chief counsel for the speciM InvesU^atlons committee, snld the .statements were brought out to show how a £ivc percenter must ndapt himself to the political tides. The first Hunt letter quoted lodny wan written to Ralph Olm- stend, ctire of the ncnnlnRscn Produce Go., Shanghai. China, on Nov. 25, 1946. shortly after the Congressional elections of that year. Rogers snkl this company wn.s then a prospective client of Hunt, and Inter l>ecome a client. The leUcr said In part: "I'm representing several varied corporations nncl groups: , . . my Hill nnri 'While CoUn^c* contacts are .still swell—nml in the new turn of events— he tier than over. Cat] Ret, plenty of help for any clean deal that makes sense." Then Hunt wrtw quoted as writing to Ohnslead on Oct. 13, 1D4B, before Thnmits K. I"3e\vcy \vns dc- fcal^d by Mr, Truman: "If Dcv/cy ts elected (nncl the bolting Is 15 to 1) then l nin In even n bettor position than before. I'm .Mire you will recall that many of my Rood friends on the hill V,IMC Republicans. They are now iii thn mast powerful spots and will be even more potent with a Republican president. Some of these men have hnd Jong conferences v;lUi Dewey nml arc to be very to him in the cv r cnt he wins Anil I'll be close lo them," The last sentence wsts underlined. The next letter wn.s written after tlie election, on Nov. 33, 1918, to ErKvIn M. Stnrk of 10 Soul*- L;\Sftlle S f raftt. Chicago. Hunt, in offering his .services to Stark, told Sec HUNT on I'UK~ M Excise Tax Slash Drive Renewed in Congress WASHINGTON, Aug. 23. (/I'j—A new drive for a slash-by-Chrislma« In wartime excise tax rates wns launched in Congress today. It developed In the fnce of a forceful statement by Chairman Dough ton (D-NC) of ommended budget. This represents ficcr and purchasing agent for the a two-mill increase over the legal maximum ol, 18 mills and the 10- I or operaiiori/,. " provide, uu held in ' were obtained from a bond issue; mill voluntary tux collected during and the balance ou hand represents i "IB pjist two years. bond sales proceeds which must be I If the voters approve the 30-mill to complete pay- levy In 'thn September 27 election it meats on construction which now I will mean that the voluntary tax School "btiard' members estimated the budget needs for 1950-51, exclusive of funds for new construction, at $3G4,3fi7, which allows a margin or 517,519 between probable costs and the probable revenues. Operate on Xtirrnw Margin State Department of Ethical-ion officials recommend a spread of 10 per cent between the budget and the probable income, which in Ihe cn.'.p or the 1950-51 budget would be 336,436 or more than double the actual ritnire, it was explained. For the 194S-49 school year, the BivihcvUle district had expenditures \ mill school tax will fcc needed of S4C6.455 and a balance of $152,- i permit operations under the rec- under way at Lan^e School and the new high school for Negroes. Before any, funds can be available to start co ris true I in n dF Ihe ~ proposed new high school for -white pupils, Ihe voters must approve the proposed SlSO.OOi) bond issue which will lie on the ballot in the September 27 election. In this election the voters also w i"il el c c t two n ew directors. Th e terms of Max B. Reid, bo:ird chair- nif.n, and W.P. Pryor expire this will not bfl needed to finance opera- lions In the future. 'The Arkansas clectorni e last November approved th( removnl of the 18-mitl maximum levy for schools last year and made a provision Tor the voters in entiH district to determine the levy recommended by school authorities in ench of the- districts. Home Rule Strengthened This move was backed by Ihe New York Stocks Clo-ing Quotation.s: A T & T Amer Tobacco nda Copper . Steel lfr Coca Cofa' Gcu Elevtiic ...'..,. Of n Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Cciitrnl .. .'. 'n! Harvester .,... ."ationnl Distillers . Republic St«c) ...... Radio Sr^ony V.icuinn ... Studebaker Standard of N J ... Texas Corp .,..,., J C Penney .'. U S Slecl c..,',-, n p K ,.<{ i{ . .__ Sears, Roebuck Grand Jurors Launch Inquiry Into Girls 1 Penal Institution Air Base Cafe Operator Takes Steps to Prevent Recurrence of Gong Fight Lonnic Boydston, operator of the Fly-Inn Calc at the air base. said today that his cafe is now oncn for business and would not be closet! for repairs after a fight which niaht. occurred there Saturday Mr. Boydston denied reports that his cafe was "literally wrecked" during thc fight and stated that It .suffered only minor damage. Police described the fight as strictly a "gang affair" and it was indicated lhat those participating in the altercation would be barred from the cafe in the future. CHICAGO. bewns; N'ov Dec Mar May Aug. 23— tin —Soy- Hii* Low Close 2-17 2«U 245'i- 3 246 243'a 245-44" 244U 242 243't 240 li 239 239*i Stiile Department of Education and local schcol authorities and .won approval of the electorate through- The board has figured that a 30- [ Ollt tno 5tale - II was designed to ive Intilvlilual district.' opportuni- ies to exercise more "home rule" tlioir .schools and to provide xtler schools in the districts where ecomtnencjalions of the school ward meet with year-to-year approval D! the taxpayers. In thi event the electors should 'eject a budget and propc,s«d tax rate offeree' by the school directors, jndcr the new law the tax rate for ;he previous year would become the egal rate .'or the en-suing year and mpke it mandatory to revise the budget to make it conform with the pnibablc receipts. The 'oral tax levy applies to all real and personal property assessed in thc Blytheville dbtrict by the H3 3-8 60 .S-8 28 3-4 n i-2 51, 1-41 H8 1-2 , 37 i-a 60 1-4 ! . 52.1-2 j 10 1-4 J6 1-2j 20 Weather Arkansas forrcasf: Fair this n(- ternoon. tonight nd Wednesday. A little warmer tonight. Missouri forecast: Fair through Wednesday with rising temperatures. Minimum [his morning—6€. Maximum yesterday—84. Sunset toc!ay—6:39. Sunrise tomorrow—5:27. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 am. By I.eon Hatch BENTON, Ark.. Aug. 23. l/Fl Two high officials of the Arkansas Girls Training School, where conditions have been compared to those of a medieval dungeon, were summoned to appear before the Saline County Grand J:]ry today. The grand jury, investigating reports of mistreatment, of inmates at the reformatory for teen-agers, called for testimony from Pne school's board chairman. Hen D. Rowland of Little Rock, and the superintendent. Mrs. Fanny Goodman. Rowland and Mrs. Goodman came here from the training school, about 16 miles southwest of Little Rock. The board met st thc institution this morning to discuss, conditions there. The theme of the board's discussion was the schools physical plant. It has been tmprcved in recent years but If the swte wants better administration "Ili going to have to pay for it." "We can't do it on S8)-a-month salaries." declared Hoy Morgan board member and superintended of Garland County 'Hot Springs) schools. In addition to hearing Rowland and Mrs. Goodman, the frand Jurors continued receiving te.stimony from inmates on reports that girl, had been beaten with st.cks while naked. There had been reports lhat th< girls school's board of control ant superintendent would resign today Instead, the board Indicated I would fight for larg approprta See GRAND JURY »n Faze 14 19 1-2. today—none. 10 7-81 Total since Jan. 1—3839. IS 7-8; M^an temperature (midway be- 22 ' tweon high and low)—75. ti7 3-4 Normal mean for August 80.2. 58 This I)»le l,«t Year 49 1-2 Minimum this morning—69. 22 1-8 Nfaximum vestordny—97. 33 1-2 [ Precipitation Jan, "l to th.s date 1 U I —32.19. i still Morlalily Statistics In 1942, more than 79.00<1 births were reported In the States, a tlo ol 28 out of ever 1000 babies born. Aboi'- 35.000 The second letter was to Brli Gen. Wnvpe R. Allen. This lett* \vns dated 'November 19, 1M7. when ' more In the present fiscal • year Allen was chief administrative of- virtually forecloses; hope lor such a slash now. But House Republican Lender Martin of Massachusetts, author of nn excise-cutting bill, said: "Mnybe if we bring enough pressure we'll still get something doue.'' Two Democrats — Reps. Multer of New York and Davenport of penn.- sylvnnia — took thc House floor to demand a reduction in the wartime rates. These amount to 20 per cent of the retail price of runny itcin.s such as furs cosmetics, jewelry and. luggage. No Cut Before '50 Sem Still, the best bet right now Is that Doufihlon is right—that there the Uix-frnming House Ways and Means Committee that he sees no prospect for such a trtx cut tills year. Doughton said the threat of' a*.— federal dellcit ot W.WW.000,000 or Quartermaster Corps at, Los Angeles.. Felrtman at lhat time was a br'.sadttr general in the corps In Washington. Refers Him to Hunt Felrim^n suggested that Allen 'drop a note to Colonel Hunt, let- tiny him know what the problems of the County of Los Angeles may be 1 , for I am sure that he could be of considerable help to you If you can interest him." When he irings The ' committee rcsximed Ultiav there was first a round of pencrral discussion during which Senator McCarthy (R-WI.5) saW he expects "personal attack's" to he madr this week on members of the committee. McCarthy said the purpose would be to divert attention from the "fact."," developed in thc inquiry. It was also disclosed that Hunt and David Bennett, whose name also has figured prominently in the he.irin?s, have given the committee certificates from physicians saying their health would be endangered If they should testify. BlytheviUc Child Treated for Polio In Baptist Hospital Patricia Astjue, one-year-old daughter of Thomas Asque of Blythe- vllle, is in the Baptist Hospital In Little Rock today, being treated for poliomyelitis. She was Admitted to thc hospital Money Promised For Rent Control Plans to Abandon Ceilings in Many Areas Still in Effect be no sometime In 1350. before perhaps ™,n nl fl ! M "l?, r ;J^ «™U hC J*~ yesterday. II days after her 'sister Betty was taken to thc same hospital to be treated for polio. Thc new case brings thc total for this county to 147. but two have been Ivanslcrred to records of other counties, and the report in the State Health Department -shows 145 case* have been treated Irom this county. mill levy brought in $83.743 .This noney wa.« supplemented by varl- >ti,s yrant-'e including J63.214 from Iht^fitnto apportionment by the State Department of Education, $5,0(37 in state transportation funds, $97.765 n salary ?.id al) from the .state, plus other frisccllaneou.-) revenues. Under the new set up, the B=y- thtville district will netd $121.485 I'rom thr local ad valorem taxes for the 1JM9-50 operations. This compares with Ihe $83.743 provided from this sourer last year. Par( of thr revenue for the 1919-50 nprrattons most rnme from Ihr 20-mlM lax Ipry which KOPS before the voters next month foi approval along with the !93<Sl bndget. School officiate pointed out that failure to approve the 30-mill school levy would force a revision of the 1949-50 bucket a-s well as the 1950- 5l budget anrt it v.-ns stated that, any downward revision in cither of trie budgets would lively mean a However, Doufjhlon did hold out some hope for excise tax relief In 1050. He announced he has inslniclcd the Congressional staff of tax experts. to begin study of passible tax revisions and reductions, for consideration by Congress next year. But If excises arc lowered, there is a possibility other taxes may be uppcd, to make up the (inference, Doug hton said. A cut in federal spending would help a tnx cut most, he declared. The wartime excise levies yield upward of $1.200,000.000 annually. The Senate Finance Committee has approved a bill that wotitd cut thc rates back by about. 5150.000.000. Thi.s would affect about all wartime rates except the levy on liquor. Multer headed up his tax .speech to thc House yesterday: "Xcisc Taxes and Xmas." Sffks Quick Vole "Mr. Speaker." he .said, "I take this time to call attention to the fact that we have 102 .shipping days to Christmas. It presently appears to me that we will not be out of these trenches (meaning Congress may not adjourn t by Christmas, 'Hands Off Stand Offer Is First 'Cool' Message in 14-Month Hot War of Words RRT,ORADE, An p. 23. (AP) —Yugoslavia expressed willingness tonight to rench a settlement with Russia on ";i!t iisputcd questions" between llio two feuding countries. In n new note lo tlie Soviet ROV- eriimcnt, Yugoslavia (old Moscow tlml Premier Marshall Tito was willing lo end the bitter fight witli the Kremlin. At U'e same time, YiiRaslnvln .^eivcti a stern v/arniny to RuKsia's Biers lo keep Ihclr Innds off thc ntcrml nffnlrs of this Bnlkan ionimunlst country. The role wns the lirst cooling void In a \vnr of words that had become white hot In (he post iwo vccfcs. It was the seventh note in in exchange between Belgrade and M<-ficow. Dsinvla forjniilly expressed her 'rradln.'ss lo approach the solution ol all disputed questions with the U.S.S.H in ncrorilnncc with nnd In the spirit or the International obligations undertaken by both govern- n pills." No Hint of Reaction There was no immediate indication of what Moscow's reaction would be to tills extension ol the olive branch. Tito lins l>ccn at odds with the Kremlin for 14 months. The Moscow-rilrcctecl Coniinform (Communist International Information Uurcnu) expelled Tito and his Yugoslav Communists lor nationalistic deviations from what Russmn leaders regard as Orthodox Communism. Tlie Russians have called on thc Yugoslavs to overthrow Tito IT lie did not change his policy. Tito has maintained hit position, however. Earlier charges of plotting a. Balkan war were hurled at Marshall Tito. While diplomatic and other sources' still sonant to fathom the Implications of Russia's threat to taks "effective measures" ngnlnst tha Tito recline, a Romanian Communist lesutcr made the new accusa- .Ion lust night. Called Trallnr Hie Ronmnlan was Vice Premier Gheorghe Ghcorghln-DeJ, who said Tito wo-s "plotting to set ablaze the Balkan pov.'der keg." He spoke at «. ralJy attended by some 8.0CO "select" Romanian Heds In Bucharest. Marshal Klemcnti Voroshllov, a. member of Russia's Politburo, spoke at the carnr rally and assailed Tito a.s a "traitor who has become the most bitter enemy of thc Soviet Union nnd the people's democrats." Following Hie lead of recent Soviet notes assailing the Yugoslav government. Voroshilov sm^ht to link Tito with fascism. Similarly, he accused him of negotiating with the "behind the backs of the Soviet Union anil tlie people's democracies." Hotli speakers fell into the la- miliar pattern of attacks on "American-British imperialism." Postmaster for Luxor a May Be Selected Soon; Board Asks Applications The United States Civil Service Commission In Washington. D.C., will receive applications through September 8 for appointment as postmaster in Luxora and application forms may be obtained trom Mrs. Tinman Driver, ftctlng postmaster, or from the postoffice tn Osceola, It was disclosed today. The. selection win be made on the basis of competitive examinations. The postmaster In Luitora receives 13.350 annually. reduction in .claries to members of i Mrs - Drlvcr thc tacuHy since thc salary H em Is actin * Postmaster since July l of Ip-it year when the resignation of Mrs. Sue M. Brown a* postmaster Accordingly, I want to leave the thought with you and your families and your friends that for every dollar they Intend to spontl they must add an adlttonal 20 per cent lor excise He asked the House members to sign a petition to get a vote quick on his own bill to reduce the excise. GOP Leader Martin Joined the two Democrats tn appealing for quick action on a tax slash, He argued that the government would not lose revenue because, he said. the lowered tax would mean Increased sales of many Items and more revenue from Increased WASHINGTON, Aug. 23. (IT)— Rent control officials welcomed today the possibility of more money to enforce rent control ceilings, but still tiiti not withdraw plans to abandon them In many areas. A truce in the Senate bailie over rent control funds was reached yesterday. Senator Douglas (D-IU.) di'op]icd his battle for more money when he was promised lhat the request cnn be renewed In January If the situalion then demands It. Housing Expediter Tlghc Womls described Die result of the Senate fight as a "reafflnnatlon of Congressional support for effective rent control." Ho dirt not say what he was going to do nlxmt his announced plans lo lift ceilings ill one-third ot the nrcns which still have them. W"Wls had said such fiction would be iu-i:e^s:uy If his agency got IK more money for the current flsca your Hum the $17,500.000 figure ap- provrd by both tile House and Sttfi- WINNIT'EO. Man.. Aug. 23—on— AsMircrt ot S'unils Tlie - R °V al Camitlkin Atr Force announced todav a search plane lias Oouulns. in withdrawing his do fu , m ,j the wreckage of a iw-.-cngin- mand for more, said senators of ; n ( pfcvnc reported" misshij; In north- both partirs had iissiircclhlin Wonds Urn Manitoba with 21 persons a- would get extra funds later if he i,o:<rd s | :K -e Sunday RCAF Plane Finds Scene of Crash; 21 Feared Dead it. "ff I find I have been .seduced In this matter." said Douglas, "I will altrmpl to tear my seducers from stem to stern." Woods snid: "I'm pleased and grateful with the largest single item In the school budget. The Blytheville district Is '.n the same pillion with nearly all other districts ir. the state In the matter of salades paid to teachers. The pay Is too low and school tulminti- tr.Uors throughout the state »T« finding it dificult to obtain teachers in competition with salaries (Mid by more than 2.800.000 babies born business concerns within the state, alive died on the first day ot life, and 72.000 died before they were m-nth old. Dedicatory Sacrifice and by srhools in other states. (The wconit In a xrte» of Hem rivaling with school finance wiU to pubUtM became effective. Several persons have obtained applications forms from the post- nlllces In liUxora and Osceola but It is not known how ninny of the applications hove been forwarded direct to the Civil Service Commission In Washington. Applicants must b* citizens nt the United States and reside In the delivery zone served by the Luxota postofflce. Men and women between the afc.s of 21 and 63 may lor U* pcotmutenUp. Greek* Order S J Shot As Suspects in Plot ATHENS. Aug. 23— 'Oft— O reck press dispatches wild today a Greek court martial has ordered the execution of 51 persons for plotting to establish » Communist Macedonian state. The mass trial took place at Phlorina. The defendants, mostly from the vlllfage ofAmyntcon, were charged with being members of a large underground organization {hat mined roads, aided the Communist guerrillas and conspired to The a3ni"iuitenieiit said there \v;ri o siRM of Hfci" around thc i:raft. which had crashed and bui'ned ^.)0 miles northeast of Winnipeg. Thc plnne took off from Churchill, on Hudson U:iy, lo: Winnipeg after an arctic circle s'.vinsj to replace outpost. \vo:ithcr bureau personnel , sick Eskimos here tor hosjntalization. The HCAK announcement said a paralroop-rc.scue team is proceeding to the srene of thc crash, using three amphibious planes. Aboard thc craft, were seven crew members, cti^ht sick Eskimos, • Canadian press reporter, four Met- eorolls-ical Department men and woman physiotherapist. I tills rcafflrmatltin of Congressional .support for effective rent control ami to where housing is still crltltcnl. "This means that we can carry out the President's mandate to protect tenants from rent gouging and Illegal evictions, and at thc same time assure justice to landlords." Even If the Senate should vole additional funds for rent controls later In the 12-month period which started July 1, the House would still have to no along. While the end of the rent-con-, ,,..,, _. , _ trol right in thc Senate left .some' Milligan Ridge Farmer «l\irstlons unanswered, it served one | c; r ,» to Reaort Ginnina Important function: u opened a! £' , /° !?Q A « ? new crack In thc Senate's history- Bale from 49 Cotton Crop making logjam of money bills. Mississippi t'onnly's first bale Senate Committees Ofeov ° r s''" 1 "' """n in lflt!> *'** ™A <j f c f ported to (he Courier News yes- Aia tor i Governments irniay. Thc bale was Binned by the Million Riil^e Cooperative Gin anil was grown hy Newt Ounlgan. Thc bale n-cltfhed 529 pounds and was Krown from IX & P. L, type seed. Mr. Duntgan lives about on* iitid one-quarter mile from .Milligan Ridge, Recently the Klythcville Board of Trade announced (bat there w<mtd W no premium paid for Mississippi County's first bak thfe you. in em under create & Macedonian state, the j President Truman's arms aid pro- L Iginn. WASHINGTON. Aug. .., „,The combinec! Senate committees on foreign relations and armed services .today approved $239.010,600 of arms aid for Greece, Turkey, Iran, Korea, and the Phtlltppines. The committees delayed until later this week for a decision as to how much military assistance shall be given European hers ot thc Atlantic Pact

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