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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLV—NO. 67 BlythevUl« Daily Nem Blythevlll* Courier Blythevill* Hera)d Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, MAY 28, 1949 EIGHT PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Commencement Speaker Sees Dangers Ahead Minister Asserts U.S. Aid to Schools • Could Be Harmful The Rev. Paul Galloway, pastor of the Winiield Memorial Methodist Church in Little Rock, last night addressed the largest graduating class in Blytheville High School history, and an almost capacity audience at the Commencement Program in the America! Legion Memorial Auditorium. The Rev. Mr. Oalloway based his remarks on ihe subject, "Education for u Full and Complete Life," pointing out that educa tion is an awakening, a discipline, a cross pollination of iileas, balance uf thinking, chooshir and belief, and a drive that sends people out to action. V'rhrce of the 110 graduates receiv ed special recognition last nigh: following the shaker's nddresi Jimmy Lowe and Moses Simon, Jr wei;e cited for their scholastic acli levement as valedictorian and hitntorian, and Charles Bufor Young, for his attendance recorc He has neither missed school teds How Have Task of Running City of Shanghai (By Associated frets) The victorious Chinese Commuti- ts, who took Shanghai with com- aratlve ease, now have the problem f running that great metropolis ol ,000,000 persons. It Is tlie largest ity to come under Chinese Com- mnlst rule. At present it is in economic chaos Stores are re-opening, however, ant lawkers crowd the sidewalks. Thi week of siege Is a dread memory ri)e Communist regime is expectet 0 set Its rate of money exchange boon. All United States warships sailed 'rom their anchorages In the Yang- ze river below Shanghai. They are 1 cruiser and three destroyers. All [J. S. ships withdrew to the Yane- .ze us the Communists approached the city. Peace Prayers To Keynote 81st Memorial Day Nation to Pause Again to Honor Dead War Heroes By The Associated Press The nation will observe its 8lsl annual Memorial Day Monday with prayers for enduring pence and oinnge for its hero dead who fell n the field of battle. AH across the land—in hallowed rhngton Cemetery, in the tree- lacied country churchyards—Am- Eisler in Hiding From Americans Fugitive Communist- Afraid of U.S. Efforts To Bring Him Back been tardy during his 12 years of schooling at Blytheville. The Rev. Mr Galloway congratulated the seniors for their accomplishments, but emphnsized that education was not a thing with "age limits." American education has been handicapped, he said, by the iden that it was a thing from six to 18. and that then you were free to do 35 you please. He pointed to methodical education and the departmentalization of education as other conflicts in educational progress, asserting that educators and students were inclined to class the various subjects as industrial, cultural or vocational, and failure to get Improvement in the three phases resulted. The Rev. Mr. Gilloway further warned against education becom- ^ In; a totalitarian affair. In this ^ connection he mentioned that county financing of the school waj kept low in hopes of state aid, and thai the itate in torn wat looking for federal aid, and that with the granting of federal fund* for the «treng*hening of parochial school* came the threat . nf : a totalitarian education. Trie'speaker was introduced by W. B. Nicholson, superintendent of schools, who later made a brief trite relative to the accomplishments of the year/stating that the year had resulted with recognition In the fields of agriculture, sports, and music. He also pointed out that the physical growth o[ the schools was one of the biggest achievements of the yeaj since several school units had been added through the re-organization Af schools. W. D. Tommey, principal of the school, announced each of the graduates as Max B. Reid, president of the school board, presented the diplomas. Xt least 20 of the graduates took their places with the High School Chorus for the presentation of three numbers — "Marches of Peace", "Plenty Good Room", and "Battle Hymn of the Republic"— and several others plpyed with the High School Band during the prelude leaving in time to get in line for the processional. Following LONDON. May 28. <fl>) — Bail umplng Gerhart Etsler, Comniun it [ugltwe from the United States was In hiding today to be "saf 'rom Americans." he said. Eisler »-as freed yesterday by Bow Street Court magistrate i extradition proceedings institute by the United States. "I expected it," Btsier said in press interview. "I expect every (iirty trick from them—the House UnAmerlcan Activities Committee and the Justice Department." The American Embassy was pledged publicly to abide by the British court decision. Eisler was convicted and sentenced to prison terms for falsification of a visa application and refusing to testify before the House UnAmerican Activities Committee. He fled while free on bail pending an appeal of Ms conviction. To Address Helpers Eisler is scheduled to address a "victory meeting" Tuesday night of British organizations that helped in his defense. One of these, the National Council for civil Liberties, announced it had collected 230 pounds ($920) for tlie purpose. An- liiV vi as the British Council for tirman Democracy. Eisler told reporters lost nigW 2 planned to stay m Britain t week or two, go on to Gdynia to recover a hut and overcoat he left in the Polish liner Batory on which :ie stowed away when he fled from New York. Then, he said, he will settle down as a professor in Leipzig. Germany (Soviet Zone). He said he had only the clothes he was wearing, 10 or 12 pounds ($40 or *48) and a bagful of books people had given him. rleans will gather to imy their so- inii tribute to those who died In i\elr counti 's cause. Only through "divine guidance" an the world avert another war, jresldent Truman said in a pvoclam- tlon calling on his countrymen lo bserve Memorial Day with a Eonwide prayer for peace. "Hits sacred day," Mr. Truman aid, "Is a fitting occasion on which he people of our nation, all of vhom, directly or indirectly, have )ccn bereft by war's terrible toll nay appeal to almighty God for iclp in turning tlie steps of the world to the paths of pcnnanein Iieace." The graves of the dead will bloou afresh in thousands of cemeteries throughout the country. Wreaths wilt be placed on the tombs of the Unknown Soldier li Paris, London and in Arlington Na tlonal Cemetery. Sen. Millarcl Tjrd ings (D-Md). chairman of the Sei ate Armed Services Committee, wi deliver the memorial address he Arlington shrine. To Honor Nary Dead Betore tlie ceremonies at Arlint on, a floral anchor will be cast in! he Potomac River in tribute t the dead of the Navy and tl Marine Corps. Across tlie nation, a San Diego, Calif., a floral t'ro. will be dropped into the waters o the Pacific. At Ipswich in Essex County, Mas the battle flag of the aircraft carrier Essex—extolled by its crew as the Tightingest ship in the Navy"—will be presented to the town. The Essex, fourth fighting ship named tor Essex County of Revolutionary history fame, served 17 continous montlis of combat duty in the Pacific. Its planes were credited with destroying 1,531 enemy aircraft. At Hyde Park, N. Y., former ntighbors of the late President Franklin D. Roosevelt will lay a wreath on the wartime President's grave. At Fort Ktiox, Ky., a museum xvill ae dedicated as a Memorial to the late Gen. George S. Patton. Jr. Mrs. Patton and high ranking Army officers were scheduled to attend the ceremony with Gen. Lucius D. Clay the principal speaker. June Stlrrs QUALIFY FOR 1IIG1IKST GIKI, SCOUT AWAKIV ceive Curved Unrs In recognition for outstanding Scout, Service, nl tho onrt of Awardls to be conducted at llio Little House near Walker 1'iuk I 4 p. in. Sunday. The Curved Bar Ls the ward to be given the Girl Krauts IK! they must have completed (he "irst Clnss Hank, with 11 tuuluc.s, ml earned at least four budges rom a limited selection in the Program Fields ot Scouting. Mary Jo Eaton and June Stlrcs. both senior scouts, huvc been dc.s- iiialcit by Stout leaders to receive he awards, Mnry Jo has been Girl Scout for seven years, am' during the past year was assistant carter of Sudbury Seoul Troop. detail Merchants Organize June has been a Girl Scout for eight years, and for four years hi served as assistant leader for Glr Scout troops, one year at Centra and three years with Lange Scon Troop. Awards recounting leadership nn< scouting ncompllshmcnts will b made Sunday. Administration Bills Face Delay Democratic Leaders Moving Toward Recess in August Separate Division Within BlytheviLle C. of C. is Proposed the exercises al the ' Arkansas . auditorium, the Rev. Mr. Galloway Ihwas the guest of school officials at an informal reception at the home economics cottage. Jobless Claims Hit Record High But Layoffs Drop WASHINGTON. May 28—«PJ — Total unemployment claims hit a new high for the year last week, but layoffs by industry dropped. Tlie Bureau of Employment Security reported yesterday that claims by persons out of work for at least a week rose to a 1949 Men of 2.057,750. The previous peak was 2,037.000 in the last week of April. However, the rate of new layoffs in Industry, as measured by new claims for unemployment benefits, dropped 7.600 to a total of 336.800. Although the decline was slight, it was the second week in a row in which the number of new factory layoffs went down. Twenty-eight states, including all of New England, reported fewer new jobless claims. Much of the national decline was attributed to a drop of 4.800 In Michigan, where labor disputes in the auto industry sent the total soaring the previous week Next largest drop wn.s 3,200 in Mass(L acruisctts. ~ E. U Keenan. acting director of the bureau, said a "significant" number of idle workers were called back to their jobs In several states. Hi listed Connecticut, Maryland, Ne« York and Kentucky BS topping th* list. Virginia nnd North Carolina, hi said, contributed heavily to tin national rise in continued claim? but said In both cases "adminls Iratlvc" factors distorted the figure? Lumber Haulers Protest Action By State Agency LITTLE ROCK, May 28. WJ—Are truck owners who buv lumber from sawmills and then sell It to dealers or consumers private or public carriers? Chairman Charles C. Wine of the Public Service Commission says where their profit is "primarily in the haul," they are public carriers. But State Senate President Pro Tern Orville Cheney of Calico Rock contends that whenever truckers buy the lumber and haul their own property, they are private carriers. Involved in that difference of opinion arc Arkansas and Interstate Commerce Commlssoln laws which require public carriers to obtain permits, post rates, carry Insurance and meet other standards. Private carriers are exempt from the regulations. Cheney said he had advised saw- ill operators to take the matter to ourt. He conceded that the ques- ion Is a close one and said "if the ourts say they (the truckers) are ublic carriers, at least we'll know here we stand." The issue came to a head as re- ull of activities of enforcement officers which the 1949 legislature utlioiized for the Public Service Commission. Cheney and a group of North Ar- Kansas sawmill operators conferred with the Arkansas commission yes- erday. The senator said arrests of Tuckers In North Arkansas has vlr- ,ually stopped Missouri truckers from coming into the state to buy Lumber from Arkansas lumber mills. President Trumari will spend the weekend quietly, cruising on the Potomas Rtver and Chesapeake Bay with members of his staff. Mr. Truman plans to go ashore Sunday at Annapolis to attend religious services at the Naval Academy Chapel. White House aides will represent him at services in Washington the next day. First Deaths Reported Meanwhile, the nation's holiday death race got off to a slow start today. Only four deaths—three traffic and one miscellaneous—were reported as the three-day Memorial Day Holiday began. The National Safety Council predicted a total of 215 traffic fatalities, not including those who may die later of their injuries. The council said it expects more than 30.000.000 vehicles will move during the holiday, given good weather. Soybeans July Nov Deo. (Friers F.O.B. Chicago) High Low Close ........ 2l8'.i 216 216H-? , 203 20Ui 203 Hail Damages Cotton And Peaches in Area fast of Forrest City- By Jack Ilcll WASHINGTON, Mny 28, f/I'i—- Democratic leaders were reported today to be nlmlnf* for nn AiiRiist 15 adjournment of Congress—even if several of President Trmmn's measures are loll untouched, An influentinl Democrat who asked not to be quoted by rmme tolrt a reporter the President's assertion congress cnmbt lo ,-stny hi sc.ssfon until U ^pnsse.s most of hi-i proRrnm doesn't mean that's going to happen. Despite Mr. Truman's statcmeni that every one of a score or more of his proposals deserves priority rating, there \\crc. .signs thnt he may liax'e to lie snti.sried with final action on a half dozen. Senator Ttift (R-Ohlo> pre^ dieted that one of these—proposer repeal of tho Tnft-Hartley may reach the President in slid form that he will be tempted U veto iL The Senate may take up nex week a bill approved by \ic Dem ocratlc majority of Its labor com mittec which •would repeal most o the Taft-Hnrtley provisions nnri re store much of the original WH act. GOP to Offer Substitute Tnft told a reporter, however, that : he thinks the. Senate will come closer to accepting n substitute measure he hr.- proposed which makes more than a score of changes in the prcscnl law buL keeps most of Us major provisions. There wns evidence thut there may be enough Southern Democm- tic and Republican strep/ 1 !! on this Issue to ovenvhelm administration forces, House action is uncertain. Besides action on the labor measure, congressional leadens are pushing for n House vote on Sen- A KcpiunLe division for the Retnn Merchants of IllytlicvlUi! may be set up ns H purl of Ihe Ulytlievllle Chumber of Connncrce. J. L. Oimn, president, unnoutu-ed today. Tho idea for the ficpuntte division was iKlvmu'cd nt u mcutiiiK of <? )x?ur<l nf directors for the Clmni- ber of Commctct; Thursday, nnd the present pluns cull for u meeting ot mrrclmnts next week to determine their reliction. The directors felt, thnt Ihc merchants could cope wllh Uic pvob- ins peculiar to their work more iccc.ssfuHy In a separate ov^aul- \Llon. with its own Imard of dlrea- rs and ofTiecr.s, but sllll u part of ,c Chamber of Commerce. School Needs tHsrussi At one lime there wa.s n Retail trrclmnts Association here, but rter it ceased functioning, R com- ilttec wns named from Ihn Chnm- er of Commerce, and for the pusi wo years has been functioning It hat set up. Other action discussed by the dl- •cclors WLIS H long range educiitlonu irojcct, put before Ihc directors by Dscnr Fendler, ns chairman of th •clucntlonal committee. H was agreed hat the committee members .should neel soon with the board of education to submit the plat). Mr. FVntiler's committee Night-Long Ford Talks Extended To End Deadlock Weary Negotiators Stage Session of Unprecedented Length DKTKOIT. May 28. MV-Thlr- ti'4'ii hiuns uf umllminhi* ull-n^lit pnu'v talks left tin- iitMrly 24- iltiy old Fonl strike *tlll uus<UUil tmluy. NVf-n tin tors t'ullrd off the IOIIR session ut 9:25 a.m. uml net uiuilbi-r for K p.m. tonight. Detroit, Mny 1!U—</lV-'riri?d ne Collators strnvn KJ'huly for u si'ttlu ineul of tho J-'ord strike lixlny. After u nJtfht-JonK tuusta Hie coin puny uiul CIO VInlU'd Auto Wurkei weri: sUH IryliiK lieyotul uiiyhmi to imluiij{lc the dispute. On Iho efforts of the i-imfi'm's In the wlrlku'fl a;*rd day hutifi tho chiuifu of n n pnrly retm-n to work nf 10G.OUO l ; 'md innployr.s Idled In Ihn "sprcl-up" fliiht. Chief Nt'HotUuors John S, Ihmns »f Ford mid Walter lUniUuT of thn union inuda no rmncnl as they toft tho ,si'«ilons for bi'lcf nvts. Boll) worn wan. ICfiilhi'r, the union iniule no comuuMiL as they when he lonk one bvealhlnj; .spnll from Mitt prnlrncUril mcclhiK In n tntdLown hotel. It seemed evident, however, I hat they were (fplermmecl to rench n verdict. The nlKhl-loiiK nnnotlatlon session wns unprecedented in the strike, At 7:30 H.IH. (KST> Iho Kt-mUl oiupiuiy and union men had been i coiiliiuHUs session for 11 hum's, They hud ixvsumL'd confuii'iicu.s Government-Level Settlement of Berlin Rail Strike Is Seen HKKljlN, Mny 28. (AP)—American spokesmen said t<v day Hci-lin's panily/.ing railway strike, which has become involved in the cold war, may have lo be settled at higher government levels by tho four powers. u'eluck In.st nlylH after u pre- cd Ihnt n project to extend for about 'totis five hours of talks earlier 'cstei'tluy In two sepurtiie sessions. Ttvu IssiU'.s Oils I'll I t'd Sclu'ctLon of the mun to iiihtti'iilu the "speed-up" ls.snu nnd u union leinand for tho retnstnlemeut of 21 rged or fiii.sjJL'tuk'd workers were salt! to have come lo an imder.stnntllni; on Hie .spcvKic tiUes- tion to be arbitrated. However, Rpokcsmcn for both slde.s disclosed, Ford, wanted industrial engineer as urblLrutor and Iho union opiiosed this. The union has claimed heretofore thai thu "lunnun fatrlor" Involved tl assembly lino production* rule could not properly lie Judged by i "technical" expert. Production, rnic.s ««d nmnpowcr on ttie Ford car assembly lines have been the core of the dispute, Ford argued tit the .start Hint nr- bHrnllon should clt'nl only wllh the ASSISTANT SI;<;KF.TAnY — E(ld O. MUler. jr. (above), u New r ork uUurnuy wllh previous Bttile, ini tmcnl experience, wna nuiucc >y PresldonL Truman ua im «s,sls- ntit ficcrelnry of Btn(e. He wll. Ill one of Ihe four ncwly-crcalcc ts of [i.sslstunt wecvolnry. Tru- nnn nlso named four olhcr.i for the jnsL. Ihrec for the new Jobs und me to 1(11 u vncnnuy hi the present (issl.slu nl KOcreLurytihlp. Wlre])hoto). "If there ts no .settlement in the next few days, It may Imvo to go up to Iho government level," .said Jnmcs W, Rlddlebcrger, the U.S. filato Depiu-tmcnt'fi chief ndvlnor In Qernuiny. "The Paris conference can, of course, slcn In any tlmo nnd lake acllon." lie iulcled that "another try" for n settlement Is being made hero. C. A, Dlx, American transport expert, mild so many ciuestlons <-f hllth policy have cnttH Into Oie i luro that neither the UiiKsiiui nor Wefilem officials here can take a positive stand. Tho Ilus.slnm> cs- peelnlly "bump up amilnst Ihelr higher policy nil the time," Dlx . asserted, The people of nerlln, pinched by the wi-ek-old strike uiul recognizing Its place In the cold war rnun- cuverliu,', arc RcttlnR blockade jlt- Icr.s. Called by West Horlln nntl-Com- nmnl.sL railway wnrkcra mirilnst tholr Russian bns,ses, Uic strike linn been eserlbrd by the Western allies ns stificil. Says Strike "Planned" Todny, liowevcr, lirlR. Ocn. FrnnJc , llowley, U.S. commander In the mcrlcnn sector of Herlln, chnrt;cA hat "It's milto elenr the Com- umlNtit wan Led this situation to evrlop. They ciiHlnocrrfl it thitt vay." He iiK-scrted they hoped it vould help RiiMEnn ncROttnLors In ho Tllg Four meetings at Paris vhlch iseok to wettlo the entire Oorninii nmblem. The Russians have contended thnt he Western powers are backing .lie .strikers, with the same idea.. The Russians came- nn with a lew nng)c In.st night, \vjirnuif? the Western allies to jinrrow one cf their Blrllft corrldor.s to Berlin bo- Russia Given Allied Plan for German Unity 10 years be set up. with building plans, charts, maps, and complete programs; set up and publicized, so the public could sec what was being done imrl whnt vvu.s to be done, tlnis milking it. a complete community project. Survey Is rrnposcil This committee advised the procuring of a professlounl inim for a survey -so thnt the needs of the school system could be coiTdatcd in nn Intelligent, plan for future expansion. In other action the bonrd sanctioned the reception for a llerrln. III., riding club, which left there yesterday to attend the horse show here nl the C. JC5. Smith farm next week. Tiie riders are to be met at the state line nnd welcomed to the state atxt to Blytheville. It was reported to the directors that about 50 should Ire In the Kroup. but that not all would come by horseback. The riders plan to have their own chuck wagon. W. D. Holder, manuiier of Hie Chamber of Commerce, reported on the playground committee's work and Mr. Gunn reviewed n Little Rock meeting with the governor In regard to the Arkansas Plan subject of whether work nilra Impaired the "licliith or safety" of nployes. On the other Innui, the union said t was a rincsllon of whether man- •vRement could "require" rt nwn to work at a rate above "100 percent established standards." Tho UAW charged the company Had done this In violation of an undcrstnndlng. MADISON, Ark.. May 28. Wl — More than 1,000 acres of cotton were reported ruined by a brief hall storm which struck the Graham Farm near here late yesterday. Tlie 10 to 15 minute storm was onfined to a two-mile-wide strip :i the Crow Creek Valley. Farmers 11 that area reported several acres f peach orchards were badly dam- ged. Highway patrolmen said the hail -overed Highway 70 for about two miles. Longshoremen's Leader Surrenders to Court SAN FRANCISCO, May 28—M>)— CIO Longshore Ltader Harry Bridges surrendered In federal court yesterday on an indictment charging perjury and fraud in connection with his naturalization In 1945 Judge Louis Goodman turriec down a government motion thai bail be increased to $20,000 from S5.000. Francis Joseph Donohue, specia assistant to the U.S. attorney gen eral. said Attorney General Tor Clark hlm.self asked the highe ball in view of the case of Gerhar Eisler, who jumped $23,500 ball In Nw York, Eisler wns free on ba pending appeal of his conviction o perjury. cause Soviet gunners would start air-to-ground target prnotico today In (hut area. American and British Authorities said they would not change the corridors, because it would hamper tho lift which the slriko has made lire chief supply line to this ue- lenKiiered city. Yesterday, tho 336th day of the .ilrllft, PARIS. May 28. Foreign^ Summcr Term to Start Monday at High School .A six-weeks summer school will nte-passed lonj?-range housing nnd j .start at Die HlythcvlJJe High School -school aid bills. | at 8 p.m. Monday, W. D. Tommey, Because of the Illness of Senator George rD-GiO, the Senate probably will delay action on the House- npprovect reciprocal trade menxurc until it disposes of the labor bill. The Norlh Atlantic security treaty also remains to be acted upon. Neither House yet has taken a crack at the President's proposal [o boost the minimum wage level. but leaders say they want action on hiRh school principal, announced today. Mr. Tommey said thnt three teachers would conduct the cJnsscs, which are to include KiiRlfsh I, IT, and HI. Biology, ^encrnl business, typing, bookkeeping, and American History. The cln&s wHl he conducted five days n week by Miss Cecil Cnsslcly, Harold Be.snnconey, and Mrs. \ Hcrmn Sheppard. r orm Woman /$ Kilted When Stove Exploded DEQUEEN. Ark., May 28— -liVl— A 30-year-old farm wife died In a lospital here today of Injuries suffered when a kerosene stove cx- Dloded at her nearby home. She was Mrs. Nerlne Eakin. Her husband. Henry Eakin. and brother-in-law, J. W. Graham. Dallas, Tex., were burned when they broke through a window of the flaming kitchen to rescue her. The home was destroyed. It was the 15th violent death .n Arkansas this week. Truman Okays Funds for Tornado Area WASHINGTON. May 2S, l/Tl — President Truman today authorized the Federal Works Administration to allocate $15,000 for disaster relief In tornado stricken Cape Girardeau, Mo. The agency also was authorized to use war surplus property to alleviate damage, hardship and suffering. 300 Children Participate in Parade To Launch Vacation Bible Schools More than 300 children from al least seven Blytheville churches participated In the pre-Biblc School parade this morning. A special feattire of the parade was the bicycle division, In which approximately 50 decorated bicycles competed for the prizes, offered by the Blytheville "Y". First piizc ,a softball, was awarded to Glenn O. Uidd, Jr., and the other winners included: Beth Johnson, Roger Sudbury. Ruth Chandler. Toby Ann Long, Carmen Carey and Andy Stanley. Awards were presented to each of the winners. Mrs. Monroe Grain, Mrs. F. Don Smith, and Mrs. John Caudlll were the Judges. The parade assembled at 9:30 j at the First Methodist Church anj was about four and a halt blocks long, with aproximatcly 75 cars and trucks inking part In the event. All cars and trucks were decorated with posters Inviting children to atlnnd the various Stole Schools, and with streamers, and olhcr decorations. The parade was led by a city tiro truck, with the High School Band assembled on a trailer tnick, the second In the parade. Dally vacation Bible Schools arc scheduled to begin at 6:30 Monday at the First Baptist Church. First Methodist Church, Firs t Christian Church. First Presbyterian Church and the Lake Street Methodist Church. Children from the Calvars Baptist Church and the Assembly j of God also participated In the pa- 77 Blytheville Youths Leave For Boys 1 State Seventeen boys left Blythcvlle alKillt U a.m. today to attend the 1049 Boys Slnlo nt. Gimp Joseph T. Holilnson, near Utlle Rock. The cinnp Is sponsored by the American I.CKlon. anil Iho Duel Cason Po.sl. 21. assl.sled the local .sponsors In pcUlMg Die boys ready for the camp. The group loft liy school bus this mornlnR, with Sylvr-stnr (Pop) Mosley nnd another driver making the trip. The bus will lie returned today, and will pick up Hie Illytlic- villc noys Stale delegates next Saturday, when It takes a similar i;roup of girls to attend Girls State. Hoys Blnte delegates Include: Hunter Aslimorc. Larry Ashley. 'rank Wagner. Gary Mason. Hob tfurphy, Bobby Edwards, Pat Burks, :arl Flcan, Allen Berry. Hob llloil- elt, Fred Child. Robert Crallon. Cal Gossctt, Max Gurley. Ir.i Kooncc, Jimmv Relnrnlller nnd Elvyn Cakhvcll. The sponsors nrc: Uiirdolto Plnn- atlon. Dell Kluanls Club, junior Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Jlub. Lions club. Kiwnnls Club American Lesion Auxiliary, and .lie American Legion. E. N. Shivlcy. H. G. Partlow. Floyd White and J. M. Cleveland composed the American I-cgion Committee arranging for (tic cnmp for the Blytlievillc delegates and spoti- .ors. Minister llobert Schurnan of Frnnce presented to llu.sslii today tho western plan for u unified Oonnnny. A French Informant said Schu- tnati lalil the Western [K'ofKvs'it! on Mm lliu Four conference table- before Soviet Forelnn Minister Andrei Y. Vlshlmky late in tho afternoon. The meeting ended almost Immediately afterward, presumably to Rive Vlshlnsky time to study it. While there wns no Immediate official word, Inlormed .sources siiltl the plan calls for linking the Soviet, Occupation Zone of Germany with the three Western zxinc.s under the newly approved Bonn constitution. Tho nomi document, now ttic l«i- rade. Al preparation day programs today, about 111 registered at the First Baptist Church and between 75 atu 100 at the First Methodist Church wllh both churches to continue their registrations on Monday Other churches had not begun registration. The parade wns sponsored by lh Blytheville Ministerial Alliance with Fred Becker, the Rev. Thcroi McKlsson and J. P. Gavrott. "Y' director, in charge of the actlvl ties. tains democratic guarantees similar to those of the American nnd British systems of government. The United Stales. Britain and Franco also ctillcil for the ending or military government by the cn- nclinont or n four-power occupation statute—or temporary peace trenly Soviet Foreign Minister Vishln- sky received the Western proposal." nl the .sixth lurrtlng of Ihe Big Four Foreign Ministers* Conference here was no immediate hint as! ) his reaction Two Herman com- ninlsis delegates to the convention •hlch drafted the nonn conslllu- ion refused, however, to sign, it arly Ibis week. The western powers proposed hal the following principles should \pply In n unified Germany: 1. Freedom from arbitrary arrest. 'Yccdom of nssm.'lntlon. Freedom of speech, prc.s.s nnd radio. 2. Freedom tor nil democratic political parlies and of elections. 3. Independence of Ihc Judiciary. It was suggested thai ftppllcn- lon of those principles should be supervised by the four occupying powers. Further, the western plan asked for the prohibition of all police formations exercising "political activity." Weather Arkansas forrcasl: Scattered tlnmdcrshowers tills afternoon, to night and Sunday. Warmer In ex trrmc norlh portion tonight. Missouri forecast: Partly cloud tonight and Sunday with occasiona thunder showers. -Southwest and ex treme west. Slightly winner south east tonight nnd Sui.day. Minimum this morning—59. Maximum yesterday—78. Sunset today—7:05. Precipitation 24 hours from 7 a.n today—.11. Total since Jan. 1—27.37. Mean temperature (midway be twccn high and low)—08.5. Normal mean for May—70.2, This I>ate Last Year Minimum this morning—63. Maximum yesterday—80. Precipitation Jan, 1 to this dut —22.73. , Brll/iih aJHl Amcrl(;ar(vpli>nos .nso'-jtons of sup;r&i>"w v jyi- In. U. 8. Air Force officers BaltJ hat more Ihnn 1,700,000 tons hnv» >ccn delivered by nlr since the lift itartcd. Berlin's rallyards remalncrt irtns- iiuil, anil thu pinch of the rail slrike Is belnt felt acutely. Tho nornlc of Berlin people Is lower han in the limlst of the Russian jlockadc. They had hoped for bet- cr times when the blockade barriers were flung aside May 12. There VHS an Improvement in their supply lo.sltlon from then until the atrlko hit. Sco f, I It IB rrocrrM Berlin people feel their city Is pawn in the East-West cold war, and they don't see much sign that the big four meetings In Paris nre limiting much headway toward si/.- llcmcnt. There has been » series of little duels of wits between strikers and the railway management. An Inslancc: Soviet Zone workers under Russian officers worked for three hours yesterday lo open a blocked switch nnd get fires going under boilers of Ihree locomotives in a railway yard, lliey moved the locomotives, only to find that the tracks had ccn torn out and hidden. While icy hunted for the tracks some- ody quenched the (ires In the loco- lolives. The Russians gave up and eft. Library of Congress GiVes Bootes to Ouachita LITTLE ROCK. May 28 </T-| — Ouaclu'ta College, whose library was in a building wrecked by fire early this week, will receive some 1,000 books from the library of Congress. The State Dcparimcnt of Education will receive $10.000 to $12.000 of books annually from the same source. Education Commission A, B Bonds Jr. who made Ihe announcement, saifl both gifts would be made from the many duplicate volumes in the Library-of Congress. Car Containing Four • Bodies Found in River EAST LIVERPOOL, O., May 28— M'l—A submerged auto which Penn sylvania State Police said contain four bodies wns pulled halfway on of the Ohio River at nearby George town. Pn., today. Georgetown I about six miles east of here. Tlie removal of the car was stop ped after the bodies were dlscovcrc< Bcave County authorities were sum moned. •figh Water Delays Hunt •or Drowning Victim FORT SMITH, Ark., May 28. W) —An attempt to recover the body f James A. Sands, Charleston, Ark., vho apparently drowned in the. Arkansas Hlver near here a week ago. has been abandoned tcni|X>- rarily. fled Cross crews yesterday located a submerged automobile believed to be Ihc one Sands occupied, but were unable to remove it. Red "Cross Water Safety Director uouis chastaln said the Grand River authority would be asked to close flood gales In Oklahoma temporarily so (he river would fall. Until the river stage is lower, Chas- lain said, no further effort will be made to recover the automobile. Sands' car left an old highway and plung 1 into the river. River Development Plan Is Opposed WASHINGTON. May 28. (/P)— Oklahoma Senator Kerr's proposal that a 13-mcmbcr commission draft a development plan for the Arkansas, White and Red River basins has drawn opposition. Kerr appeared In support of Ms bill before the House Public Works Committee yesterday. He said he didn't propose to create n basin authority, but to coordinate Information on needs for power, flood control, navigation and soil and water conservation. Rep. Brooks of Louisiana commented that "we already have » development plan for the Red River. "What we want Is action not study." L. R. Matthias of Shrevcport, executive secretary of the Red IUv«r Valley Association. s»ld his group Is opposed to the Red Hiver twiag Included, in the commlalon plan.

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