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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XI,III—NO. 73 Blytheville Dally New* Blythevllle Courier niytheville Henld Mississippi Valley THB DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI HIATIIKV11-LK, ARKANSAS. TUESDAY, JUNK IK, (Dili SINGLE COPIES FIVB CENTS Jewish Underground Holds Five British Officers as Hostages JERUSALEM, June 18. (U.P.)—Five HriUsli otTk-ovs wore kicluipud at Tol Aviv lodny and nn allitmpl was made to assassinate two Kritons in JcrusnU'm as casualties in three days of Holy Land violence mounted to ;\t least. 18 dead anil scores wounded. i Continued outbreaks attributctl to Jewish underground forces took on Hie aspects o[ a Hill fledged cam- !>ai|!ii against the British, violence against British army officers here and in Tel Aviv indicated a swing from big scale sabotage to the British inililnry as a major tai'BCt. Three hour work stoppages by Jews were carried out in both Haifa and Jerusalem us a protest against the killing or Jews in Haifa and thousands of Jews then galli- Weather Aids Growth of Cotton cred lo bury their dead At Tel Aviv, three British officers wore, kidnapped from an offi- Weevil Infestation Causing Grief in Some Other States Agricultural officials in Washington today reported that the boh cere' club. Early reports suggested | weevil has reliirncd »s a serious llicy were seized 03 hostages "/** threat lo the cotton industry m two members of thc "Slern Gang" .parts 01 the Southland, but the or extremists whom a military court sentenced to death. Another British officer and a Brl- i'.sh soklicr wcre attacked on King to the were reported George avenue in Jerusalem. Boih wounded seriously. A few hours earlier, nine Jew* wcre killed In a nisht battle at Hafla, where the port area and railroad shops were rocked and blackened by 15 explosions and resultant iires. Terrorists Invade Hotel The kidnaping was carried out by what police called "Jewish terrorists" In a bold raid on the officers club in the biggest hotel In Tel Aviv. (A Jerusalem dispatch to Inn British Exchange Telegraph said four officers were kidnaped." The dining room in the Yarkon Hotel In l)ie center of Tel Aviv- was filled with British officers. Police said young Jews cordoned off thc building and occoscd live officers in the lobby. They beat tlie officers and forced them at Run- point to leave thc hotel, authort- ti?s reported. Hundreds of passers-by stood or helpless and watched the officer— their hands raised, enter a small . car which sped away ,to the nortn. When an Army jeep approached a "scare-bomb" was set off in the read to discourage pursuit. Witnesses supplied police with the license number of the kidnapers' car. Tlie city and environs were being searched. The names ot the kidnaped officers were not disclosed immediately. parts cause for, alarm does not apply -Mississippi county, according t« Keith J. Bilbrcy, agricultural extension agent for the north half heart of of the county. Falsely Imprisoned Man Wins $115,000 Avfard To Rectify Court- s : £irror ALBANY, June 18. fUP)—N2W York state settled its debt to Bertram M. Campbell, 58, eight years after th c former hrokcr was falsely imprisoned for another's r>ime. The debt was settled for $115,000. The court of claims, "after a careful review of thc facts" award- erf Campbell $40.000 for loss ol earnings during his three-year term in Sing Sing and $75.000 for shame and degradation. Campbell originally had .sought a total of $158,003. Presiding judge James J. Bar- rcll. who heard the case and rendered a decision for thc court, snid the falsely imprisoned -T was "deprived of his liberty and • civil rights and degraded in thc cyri of his fellow men." Campbell, father of three clv^d- rcn. was convicted of forging checks totalling several thousand dollars. He was sentenced to a flve-!o- tnn year tcrai in Sing Sing prison, three of which h c served before being paroled. Cotton is makitiK rapid in this section, aided by hot weather after getting off to a slow- start because of a wet spring, He satd. Thc fact that winters here are 1 colder than in other sections of thc cotton country helps to keep down holl weevil infestation and the weevil has not been a serious menace in this area since in the early part of the 1920s. Mississippi county Tared beltei than some areas to the south rt'.ir- ing the wet spring, and also hotter than the cotton producing countries of Missouri to the north. Present conditions point to a good 194G coiton crop, and We outlook Is good, too, for soybeans which rank ns the No. 2 cash crops for the county. Heavy Infcslatinn Reported The outlook was not so good for ] some other sections of the Southland for agriculture department 01- ficlals In Washington informed the United Press that the .boll weevil threat will increase 'unless tn^n: is a period.of hot and dry weather, or unless farmers fight the pest with insecticides. Near Tallulah, La., the department said, there are more weevils than any time since 1334, and the Mississippi Slate Plant Board reported thc weevil population In the southern Part of th c state as high as 1,100 an acre. Farmers in Tift County, Ga.. rj- portcd to the Agriculture Depart^ ment - conditions resulting .from wccvils : arc worse thani anyj time iii recent years, i "In'South Carolina all.cotton ap- iroaching the srmaring stage ap- >cars to be infested, thc department said. Some damage was also Mclaughlin Foes Win First Round In Court Battle Garland County's ' Political Clique Enjoined By Court EI, DORADO. Ark.. June 10 <U.P.) —Th c group of former servicemen from Hot Springs today won Ihe first round In llicir effort to break the Garland count) political oi-yiuil/jitlon of Hot Spring; Mayor !,eo McLnuKhllii. Federal District Judge John A Miller ruled in favor of the ex- GIs on these four counts: 1. ire Rave them the right lo write In (he name of Patrick L. Mullis In opixxsillon to W. F. Nor- rclt for Congress In the Sixtl Arkansas District; 2. He enjoined all Garland county officers including Collectoi Mack Wilson from destroying mumming iwli tax lists. 3. He ordered the county officer, to furnish the plaintiffs will ])lio(ostutic copies of all records. 1 He restrained Indivlchml de fcnclMils in the case from dcliv cring poll tax receipts held ii blocs to persons In whose nnm they were issued. In effect. Mlllc siilri. this impounds the records. Tlic Judge also trlticized th growth | Arkansas separate state and prl U. S. Experiments With Defense Weapon to Nullify Atomic Bomb WASHINGTON, June 18. (l!.,>.}_'r,us Army is expen- with two fimtnstic new weapons that, may provide defense against atomic bombs' and rockets, it was disclosed today. One is 11 guided. nlr-Uornc .ooku" type weapon powerful ei o iK'netratc minor iind ' dcstr^y tomlc or explosive rockets In flight? Thc other Is a metallic Jet capAule of shooting n stream of metnl particles at an inlllal speed of 3!>,00fl fce£ >er second. Tests lire underway lo letciniinc Us mnxhmnn range. Kxpcrlmenls are being conducted if the ballistic research laboratory at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Mil. Mnj. Gen. Everett S. Hiighoi. chlel of Army ordnance, suid research and development activity already Is raduiilly outmodlng many standard weapons used in World War II. He predicted that rapid slrlderj wauld be made in Ihc Immediate future. Ordnance officials .sail Ihc two weapons may prove to be the an- $500,000 Bond Issue Approved State Agency Okays Ark-Mo Proposal to Expand Facilities swer lo what is needed to sU,p atomic bombs and cxplosive-lad<'n rockets. They said scientific research work at Aberdeen anil other Army research establishments may improve greatly their nndci-standing of the The Arkansas-Missouri Power Company, which serves (Mi (owns and cimmiunllk'S of Arkansas and Missouri with electric current , today completed plans to issue $500.1)00 in first mortgage bonds after receiving |>ennlsslon of the Public Service Commission yesterday Lltllc Hock. , Kxpanslon of (| lc existing iiicll- Itles will take about $i!99,OCO of the sum. ac'coiMlng to corporation officials, and tlie remaining $201,001) Is to go Into the corporation'.'! nuiry election law r.s "inconststci and hodge-podge" legislation. Th law r was held unconstitutional b Chancellor Frank Dodge In Pul- iski Chancery Court In Little (oek yesterday. 700 Firms Facing Labor Walkouts Small Unions Press Demands for Gains Given Big Brothers high-speed 'metallic jet. It applies. treasury replacing money lo thc explosion process the prlncl- sixml for ' Improvements, pie of (he nuzzle on a hose. Instead I The 30-year ' bonds will of the force of the explosion being; 2 7-u per cent Interest, dispersed In all directions. It Is concentrated in a nai'row stream -multiplying' its penetrating power 1 a hundred-fold or more. Fighter aircraft would fire the metallic Jcls Inslead of conventional bullels or projectiles. Fighter pilots using this new weapon could fire a stream of melnl particles that no known armor could defied. The guided. alr-lx)rnc ba7xK)k[i- j tyi« missile would be a Irtpb-thrcal. carrying penetrating, explosive and Incendiary power. Ordnance experts said It would be powerful enough lo penntralc armor and destroy the warhead of a target missile '>'heUi- cr composed of iikunlc explosives or convention explosives." Technically called a hollow-chanj- ed anll-alro afl missile, this wea- i would be employed much'-in the same manner as an alUl-nltcralt Kim was used ugnlnsl plain's tlur- Tornado and Torrid Heat Take Heavy Toll With 14 Known Dead in Area Around Detroit already beai The company, with headquarters In iJlythevlllc. recently minnunci'd through it.s president, James Hill r.. a huge expansion program In Ills territory. Blytheville Bar Elects Officers ing tlie war. If WASHINGTON, June IB. (U.P.I — Small labor unions have scheduled 700 strikes during the next :10 days to win wage and hour concessions already granted big unions, it was disclosed today. Labor Department records listing the strike notices showed that most of the' threatened walkouts would npply to small companies. Many of thc disputes will be settled without strikes. One labor expert said, however, that the nation could expect 150 strikes to be in progress regularly in a labor force of 54,000,000 Arsons. This would mean 30,000 to 50,000 workers on strike at any time during the year, lie sr.ld. Thc figures .are, several .times higher than for. the ipYc-waf='pcriod. appioiichlng rocket atomic Iwmb or explosiv were picKed up on u radii:- screen, thc flyiris; bazooka vraiili bo fired into the air and guided so as to Intercept and explode the attacking weapon. Both experiments involve '"'tin "shaped charge" principle. ,J?hg shaiKd charge Is a.cylinde'r''(M < WfT with a cor.t^shapcd hole hollowed out of i f .i liont cud. Livestock reported in North Carolina. Three Men Killed In Running Battle Illinois Patrolman Loses Life After Seeing Suspicious Car PAXTON, III., June 18. <UD Three men, a state patrolman and an unidentified white man and a Negro were shot and killed today in a running yini bailie throufi; two eastern Illinois counties. Tiic patrolman was Marvin Archer, 31, a war veteran who was help- Subsequently, a man named Alex- jing another patrolman during ofl- aiidcr Thiel, who bore a striking duty hours. resemblance to Campbell, confessed ! Thc white man, at the wheel ol thc forgeries for which Campbell the halted car, shot. Archer tliroiiKli the chest as the officers approached thc car. The Negro, a passenger In the automobile, leaped out and I tried to run. Archer's fellow-officer I shot him in the back of Ihe head iind hc died an hour later in a hospital here. State police officials said that th c white man drove away at high speed. Indiana officers were noll- ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111., June 18. (UP) —(USDA) —Livestock: Hogs 5,000; all salable; about 2,200 salable hogs in. Market active; mlly steady on nil kinds. Spotted trade on breeder gilts. Bulk ol slaughter barrows and gilts, all weights. .$14.80; sows and stags, mostly 14.05; boars 11.00 to 13.00; breeder ^Ills 140 to 180 Ibs., 15.50 to 16.50; pomilar prlce 16.00; feeders 139 Ibs down, also «16. Cattle 3,200; salable 2,000; c;ilvc,s 2.200, all salable; steers comprises around 14 loads including odd lots. Slaughter steers active, strong lo 25c higher for two days. Heifcvs, fully steady to strong; cows and bulls fully steady, vealers unchanged. Part load choice steers 17.50; but most early sales good and choice Former Circuit Judge Heads Association; Moore is Secretary O. B. Keck, former circuit Jlidne, IIHS 'been elected ifrcsldenl of the Blytheville Bur Association and wilt bc Installed at the next meet- Ing, it Squirrel Hunter Dies of Wounds Missouri Youth Killed When Gun Fired Accidentally Wounds suffered by Charles Kd- Kar omnnilngs, 20. of Dccrlng and Canilhersvllle, Mo., In n luinUnt; aechient Bunday resulted in hii death in Pivsncli Hospital In Kon- ni'lt. M».. and funeral services wore lo be held this afternoon at. the home of his parents four miles northwest of Ciiruthersvllle. Ihirlnl will be In a cemetery In Cimither.svllle tn charge of (I'.c Ocrimm Undertaking Compnnv 01 Stccle, Mo. YimiiR Cinmnlnk's aiiparcnllv w'a ; Injured when his shotgun slipped off of a log. where he hud placed it while hunting situlrrets ncin the Kin Garner furni where hi: was employed Tlu> charge, fron the Kim when tt was acltlenl'.illy discharged struck him in the arm between Ihe clbo\v Mid shouliler. lie had lost mucli blood betorn reaching OH. hospllul anil died following amputation of Ihe limn. Son ot Mi', and Mrs. Hurry Cum. mlngs, he also leaves a brother. Cleo (juiniutnus, and two sisters. Hrbri Ki'anccs ;md ITIIOKCIIC Cum- inlni^R. at] or ncnr CnruchcrsvlUe. Twister Hits Outskirts of City And Moves North Into Ontario By MalirA Vrtsx • '•<••• •• A torimdo UiHl, struck Ihc Dotroil and Windsor, On*., siren i-iiisi'd lo (>7 toiluy tlie number of known dead . hv "u, bent wiive lluil (Midcd with sudden disaster in widespread llniiiderstorm.s, hi^h winds and lightning. The twister circled lliroutrh the outskirts of Detroit inul Windsor lute yeslerdiiy, killing ut least 14 persons'. The torniido's orrntic, 10-milo pnth was strewn, with the ilelu-is Dl' smashed homes :md buildings. A mlilwcstern Steele, Mo. r Man Dies in Memphis >)-! ^* B < cnt i Is an W- -TJ was convicted. Greek Strike Threat Appears to Have Failed ATHENS. June 18. <UP)— A bill calling for strict measures to maintain public order was passed by the Greek parliament today and a scheduled general strike threatened by left wing groups appeared to have failed. Communications and ji'ie. ""'ec state patrolmen activity was reported normal aoa! a nian whom they identified as nil trains and streetcars were run- I Hie fugitive driver hiding in a car parked on a lonely country road llllcc mtl cs south of Gilford, ChampaiRn County, about 15 , Irom Paxton. Big 4 Deadlocked Over Reparations ii..Ay^i«iisters"!Stnke';; j'^1 First Snoq of New Conferences PARIS. June 18. (UP)—Tlie BIC Four Foreign Ministers hit tne first snag o f their new conference today when they became, deadlocked on Ihe Issue of reparations to sought from Italy and wcre unable to resolve Ihclr differences. Tlie delegates of America. Rua- [f , , . Bia, Britain and France skirmished i ° 01 *l, ""' nlSO for two hours and 20 minutes over Italian reparations and wound up- exactly where they were a montn *Go when, thc conference recessed for a "coollng-ofl period. Russia's claim of $300,000,000 In rcnaratlons for the Soviets. Yugoslavia and Greece was the bone of contention which brought uis first was disclosed today by ClaiKio F. Cooper, retlrlnit president... ' • ', I The election was Held ut, the | Juno rncctlng In Hotel Noblir last •week, other officers elected v li|- :l"ud Ed B. Cook, ; vice presli' ' and Ho^oiid'/Moorv,' HccrnUiiy easUflER^'Cik../^^. . ;j. Twenty of the 22 Blylhevllle5 attorneys attended thc meeting Muschcl] lliunra of Sleele. Mo., and visitors included JiulBCj Xnl munlier of a well known Ptinlscot B. Harrison, Waller Kllloujjh ol County, Mo., family, was fouiul Wynne and Chancellor Francis de:ul In his room last night. In Cherry of Joncsboro. | Memplils, wher,, employed as an Spcclid tribute' was paid in a engineer on Ihe new Mississippi talk by C. M. Duck to Judge Kil- K | WI . i,,|[l K e. lie wns -la. lough, who Is retiring from Judgeship aflcr having fBody of Engineer Discovered on .Jn Apartment ; ' J ' ''•"•— ''''""- served while his .brother Judge Neil Klltough of.'Wynne, was In the Army and following his dcnth. MHX B. Rekl. recently president, of the ^Arkansas Bar Association, was paid a tribute for receiving this high honor. Two local attorneys home Irom service told of ihclr experiences. These wcre H. G. Purllow, who s]«nt two years in the navy with much time in Ihc Pacific, and Gene E. Bradley. Mr. Bradley, who served much time In the judge ndvocntc office •whtlr stationed in England, .spoke of his legal experience as an Army of his svork with construction. Short Circuit in Car Causes Fire Alarm 16.40 to few medium $15.110 10 .In two preliminary sessions Firemen, called this morning f<> extinguish an automobile fire on Ponth Elm near Federal Compress Plant Number One. found the flames dissension to the conference. |already smothered by compress u:«- Death came from a heart nttacK. it was believed. When found shortly before \i o'clock at the apniimcnt where hr resided, he apparently hud been elected ,| Cil( i ,,1,0^ seven or eight hourn, relatives were told, Found on the floor mine. It was believed he had taken a bulh. or was preparing for a bath, w_lie;: stricken, Hc upenl Sunday with hi" family ut Slcele, Mo., rcturnliiE to Memphis that night, apparent!" in the best of health. Funeral services will he held tomorrow afternoon, 3:30 o'clock ut the Sleele Baptist Church by the licv. Dr. H. W. Ellis, pa-stor, assisted by (he Ilev. Marvin Nln- lilnck, pastor of the Steele Methodist church, niirlal will be. at l.ltt'c I'ralric Cemetery in Clirlltbeisvlllfl Mo,, with .Cicriniin Undertaking Company of Slcele In charg-. Pallbearers will be Sims Mlchte Frank Huffman. Wade Hollenhcc'E Philip G. Kotny, Frank Harpc and Leonard Iilmbaugr:. HP leaves his wife. Mrs. Dorolh; Howard Ihinira-, two cons. Howard heat wave that ended abi uplly In soaking rains and electric storms previously had accounted for 53 deaths since the'be- ginning of the weekend. . Late yesterday as the tornado' si i uck, thunderstorms raged through mi area 100 miles wide and,stretch- r Ing from Eastern Nebraska through Iowa, lllnlols, Indiana, lower Michigan. Ohio and all the way to New York and Pennsylvania. Government, meteorologists sjiid both the thunderstorms and tlie tornado were caused by "Interaction between moist, hot air and a muss ot cold air which forced its way out of South Central Canada." They said tile .storm area was moving Southward and Eastward. Showers »nd scattered thunderstorms were predicted today for Eastern Pennsylvania, Western New York, Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee. Cleveland, O., was repairing the damage, aiid cleaning up the debris of Ihc year's worst wind, thunder and ruin storm In that area which struck Sunday night. DrnwniiiKs Take Heavy Toll Before the rain and wind cnd:d the hent, the Middle West had scorched ui'ulc-r severe tcmiicrutiira. that set. records In many cltlos of the Norlh Central states. Thousands swarmed beaches and 1 49 persons died iti drownlnys: and boating accidents. Two died from Council to Hear Building Protests Two Gas Franchise Proposals Slated For Discussion, Too 'wo mutters expected to hnvo n IjeurltiH on future dc-vclupinual of lllylheville will Ix: discussed ut an adjourned incellnif of the City Council tonight. 7:30 o'clock, at City Hall. A hearing on two applications far ercctlni! business Imlldlni;:, in residential sections and a .llsensslon of obtaining natural gn.i Iranchlsj.s hern will be held. No definite action will lie liikni tonight on tho gas franchise, H was emphaslnod. but the Cllliuns Co:n- inlllcii; recently named by Mayor B, R. Jackson lo confer with t'no councr,, has been,asked lo p.ullcl- pnle In Ihc discussion, A|ipllcallons of A. Uooivj Hall and 1''. 1). .loyncr lo erect busliuivt liulkl- .Ings In rc.skleiitlnl sections wcre not passed upon at tnsl week'.; meeting Her two groups of citron;; pro- cstul In writing. Under thc law, a person seeking hL ' Ht I'roslrnUon. At Madison, o ercut a business bulldliv/ In the " t!oy llntl hls mmt wcre klllel1 whcrl esltj'cnllal section must, first piib-' thc trco undcr which they were, Ich a notice and upon publication Ending was felled by lightning. ••• • -- •••' When tho.otorrns cam.c. Jrie ,tein- )'i(T.\llire dropiwd swiftly ', throughout i 1 . wide nre». At DCS Molncs.Ta., the mercury dropped from 95 db- Itrens to 69 In 25 mlnutja after, a thunderstorm struck the city. Into y. Tcniireraturc drops from m . *.. v>, 20 degrees were reported any gasoline iind oil nilinu , tllvou8hc " lt Iowa - V i V niiln repairing garage aulo At clllc 'ifc'°. heavy showers, light- lies HBcncy, farm implement fates nl " B lliul Il( B h wmds caused 'minor igcncy, iiarkhiK lot, uptirlincnt ot .l"'"l>erly dnmngc and dispersed tlie noro than four units, liolcl hospilal i llc ' a wftvo wlllcn hn( l forced tho rllnic. restaurant, lunch room hmcli temperature up to 91 degrees. Usht- if uotlcivor. wltlU*\.30 IF! may be mndc'to the city Connill v.'hlcli then decides till- l.ssuo. Onlnance Cited Th« latest ordnance, pnsMvt June 12. lli-lh. reads In part: '11 shall be I thimderst ipilawiul for liny person, firm or' >'™c«lny. :ofi>«; atlon lo build, construct or reel and of amity had abounded. Delegates said there was $16; good and choice heifers imxcci yearlings, $16.25 to latter price paid lor few mixed ycarl- "lalrly frank" talk by both ings. Few medium 14.00 to 15.50; i;ood today, and the previous air of cor- cows 13.00 lo 13.75; mostly >i few dlnllty i,ad worn off to a large 14.00 to 14.50; common and medium extent. Thc ministers wcre under- bccf cows $10 to $12.50; canncr.i and -stood lo have presented little oe- cutters 57 to $9.27; good bed bulls yond thc arguments they nlrcd in $13.75 to $14.25; few X14.2.-T, lew I long and acrimonious debate* • ?14.50; medium to good sausage bulls month ago. $12 to $13.25; choice vcalcrs $n.SU; | ' medium to good $13 to SI6.50; curt and common $7.50 to $12; slaughter steers $11.50 to ?17.90; .slaughter heifers $11 to J17.50; stocktr and j feeder steers, $10.50 to $16.£>0. ploycs. ] Manager W. P. McDfinicI and li!s •ome co-workers used sand to extinguish sldea flames which started from a short in the car owned by Mrs. Vcrm/n counter, sandwich stand, fruit stand, >r any other building or structure leslgncd or Intended to Ixs nse;l for •juslness purpose, or to establish, operate or niiinltain a slnnlnr business or other business in Innldlnc or structure already creeled In wlmi Is known as thc residential scctliisi, unlil an application hns tjeen filed with the city engineer for permit ml payment of $10 to cover nil cosls of printing notice. , "When such application i:i made the city engineer sliall have s:t«nc notice published In ncwsp.ipcr having bomi fide circulation In Blylhe- vllle lluit application 1ms been miulc, notice shall correctly describe locn- ilon proposed to erect such uriu;- turo and briefly describe nature of business Intended lo be conducted. The application can not bc Issued until M days allcr first Insertion. "Any person violating this ordinance or who shall build without complying with this ordinance shall nltig struok a wooden started a ftre and christening. church steeple. Interrupted a Hiimrn of the Navy, now stalloncd at I,onB Beach, Calif., and Philip , bc fined $15 for each day and every llKinrn of Stcclc; n daughter. Vir- day shall bc u separate bffensi'." Klnla llamra of Slcele: his father. I Names Included In the two groups I Philip llamra, iind stepmother, o: . .. Caiuthersvillc; his mother. Mrs. Kay. who with M, Uay oper- „ ^..i"*^ sr " c " r _" li : u . i .::jHobert U^^.'M „< ^M,^mc. vllle Cotton Oil Mill, was en route to town about 10:30 o'clock when the fire started. fied, and a road blockade ordered. Paxton is in Ford County. Ltl'-le more than an hour after thc shoot- fouiKl in Armed Iroops and police iverc alerted earlier today in preparation for thc Bcneral work .stoppage called , by the Greek Confederation of La- !' They said several shots were cx- b or . . changed, and thc fugitive was rid- Aulhorttics feared more violence would follow last night's rioting when police were compelled !o fire rifle shots into thc air to disperse crowds. Sixty persons were injured yesterday in a series of attempts to hold communist demonstrations. Fire Destroys Small Residence in Manila ' The residence of Homer Smplrj. of Manila, was destroyed yesterday afternoon as result of a fire started by a kerosene stove. The one-room building and all furniture, tools and clothing weie burned. Mr. Shipley is a carpenter. died with bullets. Jimmy, Doolittlc Secies Gulf-to-Lakes Record Flying C. & S. Dixieliner HOUSTON. Tex.. June 18. (UP>Jimmy Doolittle took off at 12:24 p.m. ICST) today in an attempt to establish a Gulf-to-Greao Lakes flight record with his shiny big Chicago & Southern Dixielin.v. Airline officials predicted r.c would set the reconverted C-oi oown Chicago. 935 miles away, i.i about Ihrce. and a half hours, lopping three hours from commercial schedules. The first half of the flifihl was favored with ? brisk tall wind. Oscco/o Rotary Club Sponsors Swimming Pool The Osccola swimming pool opened Monday for 'the 1046 seawr.. unucr sponborsnlp O i the Osccoiii Sotary Club, H has been announced by sieve Ralph, president or thc club. \Official Links Price Structure With Shortages on Food Front Power Executive Dies PARAGOULD, Ark., June 18. —Dan G. Pepper, 51-year-old superintendent of the municipal light plant here for Ihc past eight years, died last night following an appendectomy. He was a member of the Masons and the Methodist Church. Funeral services and burial will be In Lexington, Miss. Weather ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy and -scattered thundershowers and not fo warm In northwest portions today and tonight. Wednesday, mostly cloudy with Ihundershowers. Not so warm in north and Test Tof- tlnns. BY GRANT DIM.MAN United Press Staff C»rrrsiM>nd«nt WASHINGTON, June IS. (UPi- Fccretiiry o f Agriculture Clinton K Anderson said today thai Americans may have to pull in their belU a bit during ihe coining year. Anderson, in an llcm-by-1'.cm survey of the food outlook, said meats, butter, wheat, flour, poultry, eggs, dried fruit and dried peaK probably will b c even more scare* In coming months lhan they arc now. Per capita meat consumption in 1946-47, hc said, will bc about 10 pounds lower than during the Hc added, however, that supplies of cheese, fats and oils, dry beans and canned and dry milk would remain about steady And. he said, there should bc more canned tiiut and f'UIt Juices as well as vcEe- tables and veRctaWe julcco. Anderson emphasized t.n»t hlB estimates were tentative. Thcv were I prepared for field representatives of the production and marketing administration and may chanie He said changes In price strur- tur e would affect food not elaborate. Rut it v. out Ihat If price controls were removed, foods which now are hard i to find mi^hl become stemingi? abundant because buying power would fall and they would remain on groccrs's shelves longer. Thc secretary's resume Indicated that butter—which yesterday went up -.11 cenls a pound—would D<: one of thc most elusive commodities. He said civilian supplies wouirt average about 103.000.000 pounds a month for Ihc next six months. Tills would bo nboul 02 per cc:u of 1D41 supplies. Anderson said civilians, on th: basis Of tentative estimates, will get about 135-1 to pounds of meal per capita tn 1946-47 compared with about 145-150 pounds during tne past year. This compares with K prewar average of 126 pounds. and two sisters. Miss Pauline Ilam- ra of Carnthcr.sville anil Indlann- linlls, Inn., and Helen Hamra of Caruihcrsvllle. Born at Carulhcrsvlllc, he was gradualcd from hlph school there and intended Will Mayfield College. Marble Hill. Mo. A civil engineer, he long was with I Ihe United slates HiiKlnccro and at time of his death wns u supervi- on thc new bridge. RcJ Cross Offers Swimming Courses Thorpe who wish to enroll in Rc'l Cross swimmi!!-: classes this Suia- im r should rcgislcr Thursday morning. 10 o'clock, at Municipal Pool, it was announced today by Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt. water "safety chairman for Chlckasawba District. The first class abo will be hr.lil 'Ihursday morning, with classes lo be at 10 o'clock each Tuesday and Tlnuf;cl.iv morning. To enroll in the classes, a chlH have coincided one year ot school. Instruction divisions wi'l t include beginning. intermcdiaU protestlUR these two buildings Include numerous citizens who have decided to make a strong effort, lo have the ordinance enforced .it all times and to prevent tho residential fc,:llons of Blytheville from being ruined by business buik:lii[;s r n spokesman said today. Wreckage Searched for Bodii:? DETROIT, June 18. (UP) —' At least 20 persons wcre feared dead today from a tornado which grazed nr-i.roll and Windsor, Out., leaving rainsoaked wreckage in the wak-j'^if Its scaring sweep. Daylight brought out scores of volunteers who searched the debris of more than 100 homes leveled in Detroit's crowded Downrlccr MI- burbs iind in less populous districts on the C&nadaln side of the Detroit Rlvoi'. The giant black funnel—accompanied by winds so hot they Sunicil the face—twisted Us way through tho suburbs of Mclvlndalc and Hlver Kongo Southwest of Detroit, dipi^s! South of thc teeming auto city, swerved across the river r.nd struck with full fury South of Windsor. , Fifteen bodies already had been recovered. Thirteen were ln'mor£u?s on Ihc Canadian side. A power llnei- inan was electrocuted and a woman '!rov,ned wlicn a dam broke on the Detail side. Hundreds of others were injured rl many were missing. : Blythevlllc Temperatures i Remain Hear Top /or State Blylhcvlllc lincl a high tempcrn- 'urc of 95 domers ycslcrday ana H low of 75 this morning but Before noon had climbed pas', the yit-di'grcc mark. Newport, again rcporlrd Ihe hUrrf- cst temperature in thc state wlin a sweltering 07 degrees, while the low for Ilic nlpht was '5. Wilson and Scarcy each had 98. | junior life savlnc and senior hie • saHnc. Senior life saving will be "Thc reduction in meat output.", (might if enoucth people enroll he said, "is due chiefly lo thc lact u W|1S indicated, that animals will go to market -it I msinu-tors will hff Miss Alice lighter weiBhl. and a smaller., .pig £ a |iu r.n.l John McDowell, vol- crop. This Is I" line with the U ntccr Red Cross workers. Tlie government's program for conscrua- dia tlon of food grains for direct hu- pelntfrd man 'consumption." ol.iises arc sponsored bv the R Cross in conjunction with the and • chickasaw Athletic Club. N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK, June 18. (U.P.) — Cotton clo:*rd barely steady. Mar 29G2 2%2 2S35 2935 May 2953 2fl53 2M2 2Q25 July 2M2 2043 2!)2n 2928 Ocl 2!M8 2348 2924 M2S Dec 2M2 3063 2033 2033 Spots do.'Cd nominal at 2999 down 16. Dodge Dealers Plan Meeting in BlytheviHe Dodge dealers and their salesmen from the Blytheville area will atleiv:! a conference Thursday nnci Friday at Hotel Noble In a na'- t'onil program in which about C.IOO Dodge sales personnel arc being trained to better qualify them lo serve truck users in the selection of the right trucks to meet their hauling needs. Tlie Blytheviiie training program will bc conducted by W. B. Droge, truck manager, and A. V. Strhpps. district manager, who recently finished a training program in De- Iroit with 38 olher Dodxc truck men. The Blytheville meeting was arranged by S. E. Pattison, regional manager. N. O. Gotten i NEW OfstEANS. June IS. (U.P.) —Cotton clo;ed barclv steady. Mar. May July Oct. Dec. 23SI 2853 2923 2£M8 2963 2932 2935 2953 2933 2319 29CS 2917 2930 Terrific Tennessee Heat Plays Havoc With Roads NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 18. tUP) —Starting the annual "he« wave" slorlcs: With the temperature 93 at thc Weather Bureau and houcr at roadside level, a section of hishway \vr--l of Nashville literally bl2w up late vcsterday. hurling *. 75-pound con- crcte slab more than 10 feet and raising other concrete: sections more thnn a foot above road level. Hlgh- "' 29081 way workers Mid th.; 2919 i was caused by the '"i 2932! gases'' in the concrete. "explosion "

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