The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 19, 1946 · Page 1
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOU XL1II—NO/7-i Councilmen Back Property Owners WhoFiledProfest Request for Garage Is Wirhdrawn And One Permit Modified Bljlhevllle Dally Newt Blythevllle Courier BlythevlUe Herald Mississippi Valley THB DOMINANT NKWSPAFKR OF NOKTHKABT ARKANSAS AND BODTHRAWr U1SOOUR1 HMTHKVILl-K, AUKANSAS, WKDNKSDAY, JUNK 19, 1!M(> SINGLE COPIES FIVE OBNT8 lllylheville citirxms attempting to prevent additional construe'duii of buildings in residential sections won n victory when the CiLy Council last night denied p. D. Joyncr an application to creel a service station at. the corner ol Chickasnwba and Twenty-first, and application of A. Boone Hull, to construct, a garage ami display room was withdrawn by Mr. Boone. The Council voted to allow Mr. Joyncr to have a house and store combination, to he converted Jroin n dilapidated frame building now standing on the property he recently acquired of lot 3. NR 1-4, Section 17. Township 15, Range 11 East.. Mayor E. R. Jackson today said: "The Council means to adhere to the will of a majority of the people," and pointed out that a service station there would Impair value of tnc residential property In that neighborhood. There is an ordinance prohibiting construction of business buildings in residential sections. Under the ordinance applicants must seek an application, a notice must be published for 30 days in a Blythcvillc newspaper, and residents of the affected community (liven a chance to file 'protest before the City Council legally can issue or deny a permit for such construction. Both Mr. Hall and Mr. Joyncr complied with the ordinance. It was understood today that Mr. Hall withdrew his application because he did not want to erect a building in a neighborhood if residents there did not want him to do so. Mr. Joyncr, it was understood, plans to erect the type of building, for which he received a penjiit. He said that as long as the ordinance was legally complied with by the council and people of that section did not want a service station there and would erect the combination store and house. Mr. Hall's application called . for construction of garage and display room at C98 and 610 West Ash, casting $5.000. This action was taken in a part . of an adjourned session frorrv last week's regu'.fir June meeting. Blythevilh's 70-Degree Temperature This Morn Was Lowest in Arkansas Blythevillc with its high temperatures for (he past several days: hold the distinction for a brief tiim; this morning of being the coolest spot iti the state. The minimum temperature here this morning was 70 degrees and the nearest approach to it was 71 at Searcy and Menu, weather bin-can officials in Little Rock reported alter checking figures from stations ever the stale. Blythcvillc had a maximum ot !K> yesterday, one degree less than Newport's !)(i and cooler temperatures for most of the state were promised for tonight and tomorrow. Wallace Appeals ^ arm Bureau Calls Meetings For Retention To Present Life lnsurance plan Of Price Controls Commerce Secretary Fears Repetition Of World War I Boom Hoover to Report On Food Surveys Former President En Route to Capital From South America HAVANA, June 19. (UP1—IlCi'lliirt Hoover, chairman of the American Famine Emergency Committee, left Rancho Boyeros Airport today for Washington on the last leg of his world-wide food survey. The former American President said before he took off thai he would hold a press conference this afternoon in Washington. High official; of the Cuban government accompa- nicd Hoover to the airport. Hoover told Cuban nuth.orltlc.-j last night that the nexl three' deiitial veto. months—June. July Hint August — | Hcu - Brent Sjiencc. D.. Ky., hcaa will he the critical period thai may I °f lllc house conferees, suld lie The 4.000 members of the Mississippi County Kami Bureau have been Issued n call to attend ono of three meetings Friday nlnht when the life insurance service, which the organization propones • to f" r - nlsh to Its white membership, will bo explained. A charter policy, offered at'tills time only, will be proffered all members present. It wns announced by John E. Cralu of Wilson, prcsl- 19. (Tjpi— dent. The meetings will bo at tnc Hh/lhcvlllc court house, the Osceola court house and the Manila high school gymnasium, 8 o'clock. The proposed Charter policy carries sixrclal benefits, according tn President Grain who said they will not IK ottered nflcr Juno SO WASHINGTON. June fii'cretnry of Commerce Henry A. Wallace said today that destruction or even weakening o r piAseni price nnd rent controls would be .skim: "tor the same kind of boom and bust that began at just about Hils time" after World War I. "If we can avoid rocklne the economic boat richl now," Wallace K"U1 in a statement, "American business Hi my opinion can enjoy tno most profitable period In Its hla- torv during the years just ahead." Wallace's latest defense of ths administration's price program wai Issued as congressional conferees beBun efforts to iron out differences In OPA extension bills passed &y the Senate and House. The Eenate approved lifting nl controls on meat, poultry and dairy products, petroleum and itobacco. The house bill would remove controls on commodities when produc- I _. ... lion reaches J941 levels. Other m.-.. I Thc Cittens Committee, recently jor differences In the two measures nnmc<1 b >' Mil 5' ( ? E «• •"><*»<>" to • Iso must, be reconciled. , nrtvl f« wltl1 the ^ City Council rc- ,. , .. ., , .'gardlng granting of a natural -;as One major problem of the 11 jVan c n,s c fOr Blylhevlllc. had «u conferees congressional sources • u meeting last night c.c «a.d. woulo be to draft a price j J;, » A t .. bill that would not draw - ' In Arkansas and should be completed by June, 21 In Mississippi County. Farm bur»au memoers and their immediate tHiulllc.s or dependents are ctlxtblc u> tin out these applications, which will be nxplntned »t the meetings, .it was polntca nut. Plunncd mcetliiKs are beinc heia all over trie iiute for organisation or sollellora to explain aflvinuaRCS of tho Charier tx)llcy to Farm l!u- reau tneinlwr.s mul to give all mcm- bci-K the ontxjrtunlty to secure suon pollclt-s, It has been announced by the Mkiintas F»iin liurcau rc(l<-- ratlon, Tile Crlltendeii Count.v Farm nu- rCHU noard. of Directors. June IX tluued for • total of VJG.OOU in Chnrtcr Ilia Insurance ivoilclea. Mayor'sAdvisory Committee Meets President' of Bdhk Heads Group Studying Gas Franchise Deals price j prcst- ' Bidault Named To Set Up New French Regime '; PABfe,''June- 19. (U.P.)—George Bidanlt; Foreign Minister and leader .'"o : f the Popular. Republican Partyi. Iwas.iHanMd'. President-Premier of France today by the constituent Assembly. The Assembly gave Bidault 384 votes in commissioning-- him to form a new French government to succeed the coalition cabinet o Felix Gonin. The Communists abstained in thi vote for the new leader of France whose functions include those of both Premier and President. Bidault's selection to undertake tile formation of a government WES virtually assured earlier today when the Socialists, the left Republican Union and the Democratic Socialist group agreed to join the Popular Republicans in supporting him. determine how many person-; will die of hunger and starvation. He said the gravest crisis now exists in the Old World, where about 00,000 tons of foodstuffs aro needed nonthly until the September crops come in. Hoover was the guest of 'he Cuban •epublic at a dinner in the uresi- :lcntial palace last night. He told high representatives of Ilic iovernment that all possible aid :nust be given to the hungry peoples :>f the world during the comim; critical three months to avoid n "situation of social and political chaos with unforeseeable consequences." Hoover said nearly 400.000,000 persons In the world now aiv; [jelling a diet of only 900 calories a day, the ;ame as the "Nazis gave their prisoners in concentration camps." He said another 800,000.000 are getting only 1-300 calorics dill'/, far below the 2.000-calory minimum required for health. U. S. May Train Chinese Fighters ' Goal of National, ' '•. Non-Political Army Sought by Marshall "will do everything in my power" to keep virtually all price controls the Senate proposed to remove. Wallace said he was convinced '"hat business faces a rocky fulura If we let down our guard agalivj; inflation-" Wallace said that a rapid Increase In prices would result in million* of small businessmen and thousann= of veterans coming "out. jsecoui best in the wild scramble" for raw materials and finished gooda. le added thai largcd business. lor- '.Ificd with greater reserves, could survive Inflation longer "nnd even come through with a whole skin." "Business as a whole has done well under price control," Wallace said, "and future are rent controls are continued until production gets somewhere • nearly in balance with the unpVecedeijted demand we have today." Under the Senate bill, final ic- tlon on removal of controls on iny commodity would rest with a three- man decontrol board to be appointed by the president with Senate confirmation. The board could restore controls any time after July 1. Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 11!., June 19. (UP) (USDA) —Livestock: Hogs 2.200; salable 2.000; 1.300 salable hogs in early. Active steady market throughout. Spots stronger on feeders; 70 to 139 Ibs $16 to mostly S1C.50; breeder gills, 180- Ibs down. S16 to $16.BO; few around 200 Ibs SJ5.75; slaughter barrows and gilt.s, all weights, SU.80; sow? and slags. largely $14.05; boars, mostly SI I to $12.50. Cattle 5,500; salable 1,500; calves 1.500; nil salable; steers comprised about 10 loads, including odd lots. General market very active, mostly i steady. Lead choice 1152-lb steers $17.75; odd lots to $17.90; few early $17.50; good steers, largely 16.50 to $17.10; medium $15.25 to $16.25; small lots of choice mixed yearlings $17.75. the prospects for cue bright—If price ana chairman nnd James Terry, secretary. Mr. Lynch ts president of 'he Blythcvillc Chamber of Commerce and president of Farmers "••• k ;i, ., Trust Company. The committee will request thc companies applying for franchises to present Information as to tneir •ability to furnish an adequate nat- iral gas supply for the City 01 Blythcvillc, Mr. Lynch today siiM ; The group plans to meet Ironi nic to time, as additional Information Is received, to dlscuAs BQ- vlslbillly of granling thc franchise, he added. The council, at last night's meeting, gave Information It hps collected to the committee as the two groups went forward with their plans for securing natural gas here. The committee appointed by Iho mayor is comiroscd of Mr. Lyncn, Sixth British Officer is Seized By Extremists in Palestine As Search for Kidnapers Progresses "an Suggestion (or Army Air Transport Command Pays Dividend of $175 WASHINGTON, June ID. (U.P.) —Acting Secretary of Slate Dean Acheron revealed today that Ihc United States hns agreed condi- tionolly lo train and supply Chinese Communist troops us a preliminary to incorporating them into a nonpolitical Chinese National Army. He emphasised that such assis>- nncc would depend on the progress of Gen. George C Marshall's plan for bringing the Chinese Communist nnd Nationalist forces together. Ho also said only "minimum quantities of equipment" would be supplied. He made the disclosure the HOUFC Foreign Affairs Committee in urging a bill lo provide military assistance lo China. Ho said such aid was in thc best interests of the United States orderly world." Achcson said Hint General Mar- S aj,i shall, special Presidential Rnvoy to China and wnrlimc U. S. Army Chief of Staff, had agreed to train and supply Communist, troops before they are integrated into a single Chinese Army. Achc. c on said Afarshall has made "a great, deal of progress" in trying lo set up a unified army in China. He explained Hint [he Communist forces were lacking in Ihc typo of organization. training and equipment which would have "made practicable their incorporation Into the new non-political National Army." "Therefore." he said, "the Communist lenders hnvc asked, and General Marshall has agreed, that thc integration with thc other forces be preceded by a brief period of Uniled Slates training and by the supply of minimum quantities of equipment," Browder /?/crns To Return] to United States J. A. Leech, James Terry, R. Wade. George M. Lee, Tom A.J tie. S. H. Williams." i. • G. iNa J. L. Cherry, w. P. Pryor, a. Hubbard nnd R. D. Hughes. MOSCOW, June 19. (UP)—Earl Browder. former American Communist leader, revealed today that his contract to represent Soviet publishing houses in thc United States was made al Sovicl initiative. Browdcr said he had signed " five-year contract with the publishing houses and will return to tins United Stntes as soon as possible. Browder .said thai when he arrived in Moscow he had no plans for going into th c book business before and had only intended to renew old contacts and gather material for a book. However, during conversations with Sovicl publishers, he satrt. they made him an offer to represent them In the United States. He he did not know the ott-t- tudc of American publishers toward Soviet books and had hud no previous experience In the book business "except as an author." He reiterated that his visit "hr.s no connection with American politics except insofar as Soviet-American friendship is a political matter." Broad Policy Urged in Sales Of Machinery i WASHINGTON. June 10. (U.P.) -frA Commerce Department official today urged Congress lo endorse a "more liberal policy" toward Ihc priority rights of small business to purchase surplus machinery and machine tools. Laurence F. Arnold, director ol the Department's Office of Small Business, told a Senate Small Business subcommittee that thc concerns should be permitted to turn in their old machinery as part payment on new equipment. Attitudes in U. S. Benefit Russians Housc'Sub-Gommittco Subrriits Report on Foreign Affairs By KANIIOlt S. KI.K1N United I'rfM Stilt Corrnpiimlrnt WASHINGTON, June It). (U.I'.) —Soviet lenders arc fully aware ol American unwillingness to undergo further .sacrifices now that tlu wnr Is over nnd lids knowledge is "strengthening (heir hands In in- Icraiillounl military asiilrallous,' a House Foreign Affairs .subcommittee reported today. Thc subcommittee's report, cov- ring thc observations or Us four members on n month-long tour ol Europe and Ihe Middle Knst last Fall, was submitted for (he approval of the full Foreign Affairs Committee. Tlie subcommittee urged "Immediate abandonment of any sem- blaneof appeasement" In American relations with Russia. Although Soviet Russia was continuing outlays or military purposes on a huge scale last Fall, the' subcommittee doubted thnt Soviet Russia "would be inclined lo launch an nnprovokod wnr against the United States or any well-prepared country of substantial size for many years to come." • "Unless the \yestern DseBKK:- racles supvly Russia with maojitne toolv,' it»d SJb.T' m v V"vii»' rn l ,';'« I S! essentials,"'.the report continued, 'It will require many years for her to attain the degree of modrcn preparation for war enjoyed hy thc United States on V-J Day. "Since the United States has no desire to engage In another wnr. these fads provide a real opportunity for thc USSR and Iho USA to develop friendly and mutually profitable and helpful relations during the peace period which lies Atomic Control Plan Endorsed By Great Britain Canada, Too, Tells Commission It Agrees To Baruch Proposal HV Sl'KlSCKK KI-AW NKW YORK, .June 10. <U.l'.)-. Omit lirltnln tmliiy mvrpted ID. u "basis for consideration" by |hc| United Nations an American plan I for selllni; up |H'nalty-bnc]:cd International wifi'Kiiards against atomic acgrcssloii. I The llrlljsh iio.sH ton was disclosed to the UN Atomic. Encrisy Coinniis.sloii .shortly alter Canada had Ihrinvn in Its formal support. behind the United Stales proposal >lace all dangerous neltvltles Sea Coast City of 200,000 Placed Under Tight Curfew .IICKUSALIOM, Jmio lit. (U.l>.)—The British Command iimiotiiift'ti (oilay Ihiil its Held security ofl'iccr was kidnap;', cil l>y .lowisli oxti-cinislH in JcniHalum even while n house to house fu-jiiX'h wn.s Koii:n on in Tel Aviv for five other alxliu-tiMl Hi'itish officers. Viok-iifo J'liu-fd anew as Hi' forces throughout Palestine sought out Jewish malcontents wn^ng a sort of : feuof- rilla wai-larc. Two Jews were killed in northern Galilee un- uoi- aminiaUnciis not nuulc clear immediately. " • Peace Parley By July 15 Looms French Source Sees Hope for Calling of An Early Conference to under a uli'bal monopoly with sweeping enforcement powers. Sir Alexander Ciidojiaii of Cireat llrllalii told the Commission: "His Majesty's Bovcrnmcnl warmly welcomes the statement by tin- United States rcpresenla- Mvo and Is grateful to I ho United Stall's Koveriiincn for provlilini; so! of about 10 days before Ihe .11- broad aiul conKlruutlve a basiti for [ nation conference if 11 Is summoned the eummlsslun work . . . Ills Some hope thai Russia lit yielding Majesty greatly hopes Ihal It will. In Its opposition to tin Immediate be possible to creale a structure [ peace conference was sent In u ret- ' PAU1S, June 10. (UP)—French sources said today that they bollcvcd a dill dress Ul-natlon pence conlur- I'lici! may liu called for July ir>, These sourecs said they believed the lllg Four foreign mlnlstun session prnbnlily would continue another two weeks, leaving an Interval on Ihcse foundations," Gen. Andrew G. L. McNimghton. Canada's representative on the commission, said of the American City Council Petitioned To Order Alley Closed The alley, nt the rcnr of the buildings on the West side of Railroad street between Main nnd Ash will be closed If wishes of property owners in the. affected arc-i urc carried out by. the City Council. In a meeting last night, a petition was presented seeking closln;; of this alley, which runs parallel with Railroad street. Following publication of the no- lice, afi recntlrcd by a city ordinance, the Council will hear any protests | filed before denying or grantln; the petition. "I am now authorized to say that (he Canadian government iv"l- 1 Hon claims against comes this approach to the proo- ••'•—'•• "— ' • lums before tho commission and that Caimda supports Iho principles on which these praiwsals have l>eeii based," McNauglUori spoko after the com- ...I«s.i_':i liad-postpon'ud, on Rvivilnn request, a discussion of Its own working rules. Kulcft TlUrlis.slon Delayed Soviet Delegate Andrei A. ex- ahead." The subcommittee observed that in a military iensc Russia—as or last: il'all^lackod jmitiy , of the weapons and mechanicnl devices essential to modern warfare. They nnmcd as "tleflcicncics" the Soviet Union's lack of the nlonilc bomb, a sizeable navy and the absence of a substantial machine-tool Industry. Youth is Held In Probe of Five Muiders erence made by Foreign M'.nlstei V. M. Mololov to the full dre.",( conference during discussion of Ilnllan reparations. Mololov KUKgestcd thai the 21- nutlon conference decide on rcprini- tlim claims against Italy by Yuuo- Hlavlii, Greece and Albania. The fact thai Molntov nmdn till suggestion was regarded us Indtcat- »K he at least Is thlnklni; about tl uisKlblllty of tho full., dress conter- :ncu which he formerly qpp'jsed ad- unnntly itr.ttli complete luu'iuml- was reached among the Bit? Four. The foreign ministers dcputle.-, lo- myko snlil Rlnco preliminary slons of the U, !3. atomic plan would necessarily be general, Uu'rc was no immediate necessity for approving n set of procedural rules. He suld he would like more lo study those thnt hnvc been 'line pro- Child Who Swallowed Coin Under Observation Of Doctors in Memphis Whether thc 25-cent coin Mickey Slielton swallowed will l» allowed .o remain in his stomach is being :lecidcd by Memphis specialists. He :s a patient at Methodist 'Hospital -hern for examinations. The six-year-old son of Mr. nnri Mrs. Sanford Shclton, 12K: Holly. "If yon have a suggestion—s-iy to —it might be profitable." This is the advice of John B. dune, 622 Ash, who is $175 richer for a suggestion he made. Mr. Ciune, electrical accessories repairer at thc Air Transport, Command in Memphis, received the S17o award for his suggestion during a contest at the base. He wns presented n check by Lieut, col. Willinm H. Stlancc, commanding officer, in a ceremony climaxing "Suggestion Month." The local man's suggesiion wns concerning thc construction of n small table with a scmi-circ'c cut out of it, to hold packing cases while j Studebakcr they arc being .tightened. This Idea Standard of N J . saves the work of one man, prevent.! Texas Corp .hand injuries and speeds up produc- Packard (ion till at the snmc time. . ,. ' U fa btcel "... N. Y. Stocks A T ,t T American Tobacco Anaconda Copper Bethlehem Steel Chrysler General Electric General Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester North Am Aviation Republic Steel Radio iocnny Vacuum 197 7-3 03 46 7-3 133 :i-8 1C6 1-4 48 71 01 27 03 1-2 30 3--I 15 1-R 17 3-4 30 76 G2 3-B 9 3-1 25 Osceola to Have Entry In Contest for Queen A South Mississippi County bcnu- ty will be crioscn to represent Os- ccoia in a contest at I'araaould July 11 to «lcct "Miss ArkansjvK- In a beauty comnctltlon sponsored by the East Arkansas Young Mcn'i Club. In chare* of the. contest at Os- r.eola w ui he 3cn Butler, Dane Fergus. Nnlhan Wcinberg, Lloyd Oodlcy and Vance Cartwright. Thc Osceola Rotary Club Is spofl- of thr. community con'.csc CARTHAGE, TCX.. June 10. <UP) —A new suspect In the "Phantom" slaylngs of Tcxarkana. Ark., appeared here today with the arrest, of a 22-year old youth. •. Officers said they found In his possession H bus tlckc.t from SMj-cve- port. La., to Tcxarknna, dated" April M—the date thc "Phantom" claimed two victims. The youth, whose name withheld by authorities, v;as nr- rcslcd by local police alter the automobile he was driving stalled. Upon investigation, it was learned that the car was stolen in shrevc- port, ol fleers said. Police snid thc suspect claimed lo be an ex-scrvlceman. vlrlnally cojnpletcd the skele- Fire Wholesale Firms Face Charges by OPA •wallowed a quarter nmri than a'l thcrc with P Ian s Incomplete ior tne week ago. X-rays disclose.! tl\2 cjln lodged in his stomach. As specialists go about their cx- nminations they arc wondering how thc large coin was swal'.nwed, and termed It an extremely rave care. U. S. Budget Director Named to Banking Post WASHINGTON, June 10. (TJP'i — Harold D. Smith, director of the Budget Bureau for more than seven years a $400,000,000,000 period of federal spending—resigned today to become vice president of the new international bank. President Truman accepted Smith's resignation reluctantly. He named Pnul H. Applcby. now assistant bud- uct director, to Ix ncUnc director. •election, it has been announced. Kiwanis Club Invites Wives to Night Meeting Members of the Kiwanis Club, Instead of having a luncheon meeting today at Hotel Noble, will enjoy a fish supper nt Walker Park, tonight beginning at G o'clock. Families ot members will be special guests. N. Y. Cotton Mar. IVfay July Oct. 2951 2040 2938 2941 2950 2952 2943 2938 2941 2950 2!)27 2316 2018 2020 2924 2<M« 2938 2933 2S40 Spots closed nominal at 3037 up LITTLE RCCK. Art, June 10. (U.P.)— The Office of 1-rlce Administration today filed suits In federal court against five wholesale grocery firms charting price ceiling violations. posed. Meanwhile delegates from most countries of the world, including representatives of the iV.ilcd Control Commissions In Germany, Austria and Japan, gathered In New York for the first session or it uu-spotisnrcd International health conference scheduled to start at :i:.'IO p.m. (ED). The conference is charger! with drawing up plans for n pcrmnneni UN health organisation to comual disease on a global scale. Another UN body, tho economic, and social council, continues today Us discussion of the holly disputed refuge- question. On thc docket Is a Sovlcl-stipixj-] ted Yugoslav ur'j- prmnl to nciid n fact-finding committee, to Europe to Investigate charges thai quisling.';, wnr criminals and traitors from eastern Kuro- pcnn countries are being harbored In western European displaced person cam pi. A Russian vclo In the UN Security Council yesterday killed a 3110-. I coiiinUUcu plan—hacked with varying enthusiasm hy nine other cotni- | cil incomers—to the .Spanish was question on to the UN general ,u>- Krmb'iy with the rccommcndaMon that appropriate actlcui be I.IKIMI if France is still In power In scp- t(-mi>er. Soviet rrrlegntc Anorel A. Gro- inyKn blocked Ihc proixjsnl aiier .stating thnt the council Itself should lake Immediate action against Franco by calling on UN member slaie.s In nrc.ik o[f diplomatic relations with Spain. Poland promptly called for a vr>ta on n council-sixjnsorcd diplomatic blocKarte of Franco, bnt other delegates a.sKcd tor more timt anct n decision postponed until Monday. The Polish proposal had hceri dcfeatfc previously last April oy an eight (o three vote, nnd It was Ion drafts of thc Bulgarian, llun- urian and Finnish peace treatie-i The draft of the Romanian treat, already had been approved hy tin deputies. The fuel that yesterday's rop.ira lions discussion produced nothing but thc same old arguments and a Soviet refusal of a Drlllsh compromise plan dampened curlier restrained hopes of breaking thc conference stalemate. Trusteeship Is Urged for Pacific Area WELLINGTON, N. 7,,, Jinn! 10. (Un—Prime Minister Peter Fiasev lotd Ihe United Press In an exclusive Interview today that New 'Zealand favors continued control by the United Stales of Japanese-mandated Islands in the Pacific-hut under United Nations trusteeship. "New Zealand wants thc United States lo stay In thc PacKfc" he said, "but we feel the responsibility r.hmild not rest wholly with one nalion hut should l>c vested throirdi the family of victorious coimtii:s." Frnscr urged the establishment ot n Pacific regional committee comprising representatives of th:; United Slates, Britain, France, Austjvnl'n, Canada ami New Zealand '.o promote thc health and welfare of Pacific island natives. OI'A announced thai Hurt Gro-1 E™ r inliy conceded to nave no eery Co. at Pnragould had been 1 fbunco of__adopll,in In view of nc- namcd defendant in a treble dam- ~ age suit for $16,750 for "numerous ales of proccry items at wholesale above celling prices." Treble damages of $1,203 were sought from Lasley it Sons at COnway lor alleged overcharge at wholesale for potatoes. Three wholcsolcr.s were named in injunction suits charging that purchasers ot mill feeds were forced also to buy a quantity of unwanted [lour. Listed as defendants were the Harrison Wholesale grocery, andAtchley Feed Store, both of Harrison; and the Oark Mercantile Co., at O.irk. An OI'A spokesman said that every effort was being made to check violations at thc wholesale level "because every wholesaler who overcharges causes, In many Instances, several hundred retailers to sell above the celling." tcrmlncd British and American opposition. Railroad's Role in War Screened for Civic Club The part railroads played in the war was shown in technicolor films presented today at the LioiH Club luncheon meeting at Hotel Noble. Harninn Taylor was in charge of thc program. Gnesl.s Included Jim Geunjo and Staff KeiRl. Don Seals, Army recruiting officer. UENFS IS BB-ELECTED—12 PRAGUE, June ID. (U.P.) Ka- <iard Denes was rc-elcclcd President of Czechoslovakia today by a unanimous vote of thc newly elected Parliament meeting in 'its inaugural tcssion. , Chalm Wclnnaim. president of he, World Zionist Organization, mis Invited to the residence ot he llrltlsh High Commissioner to-: ilulil for "urgent," consultations; evidently connected with- security An official announcement disclosed thc kidnaping of the sinth Urltlsh officer, Major H. B.Chad- wick. He was seized here yesterday evening while on his way to a conference with his superiors. " llrltlsh troops dug themselves in whlnd sandbag barriers opposite the slum quarter of Tel Aviv and mvlng block barricades were set ip. Mayor Israel Rokah ol Tel Aviv, told Urltlsh authorities that he doubted that Ihn kidnaped officers would be returned as long as the curfew continued. Tel Aviv, a scacoRSt city ol aco.CCO. wns deadened by an around-the-clock curfew which bc- gui al B a. m. Residents stayed In their homes while thousands at lirillsli sixth Airborne Division troops methodically hunlcd -thru, every house for traces of the hostages. The seething unrest gripping Palestine was focused on Tel Aviv. Explosions and pun battles throughout the- country have killed 20 Jews a lid British soldiers since SimdaV. Military leaders considered a declaration of mnrtlal law. RAF p)nnes skimmed low over Tel Aviv rooftops after dawn when trooiw ringing thc city converged for the search. Armored cars'and tanks were deployed 'outside' the city' In support: Police . «nd additional troops stood By behind barbed wire barricades, Prlvdte reports from Southern Palestine indicated , the kidnapers may have escaped from Tel Aviv with th 0 five British hostages they snatched from a hotel at noon yesterday. - - < • Kidnapers Abandon Truck A truck stolen yesterday morn- iilg for 4he kidnaping operation was found bogged In the sand at the Ncs-Zlona Jewish colony neur Rehnvot. Near the truck was a large packing case In which the officer hostages were believed to have been smuggled from Tel Aviv before military checkup operations began. British soldiers and police formed n tight ring around Tel Aviv last night, awaiting Instructions lo start the mass search. All British soldiers were removed from Tel Aviv and traffic was examined rigidly. Housewives crowUcd stores last night, laying in provisions to feed their families while the curfew continued. The five officers apparently were being held ns hostages for two Jewish extremists who have been sentenced to death for "an illegal raid. " """ Another in the scries of "explosions that have rocked Palestine was touched off yesterday on thc railroad north of Lydda, a town slightly Inland from Tel Aviv. Several lengths of track were blown up. The previous night 15 explosions seriously damaged Iho railroad shops and port area of Haifa, up the coast from•• Tel Aviv. The death roll at Haifa has risen to 11. Senators Seek Curb on Power Of Presidents WASHINGTON. June 19. (UI'I — Two Senators today proposed n constitutional amendment lo forbid any President from appointing more than three Supreme Court Justices. The plan, if in effect now, would force four of the late President Roosevelt's appointees off the high bench. Thc ou.stcd justices would Include Rolxrl H. Jackson, now In the midst of n bitter public feud with Justice Hugo L. Mack. Thc proposui, sponsored by Sens. James O. Eastland, D., Mtss., and Styles Bridges. R., N. H., wns given lillle chance of adoption, particularly in time to affect present mem- ' class. 5 Blytheville Horses Win At Paragould Tn the Kiwanis Club sponsored horsD show for thc benefit, or 'he Club's Underprivileged Child Fund In Parngould. Blytheville horses that won were: Southern Maid .owned by Noble Gill won third-place In the two- year-old Walking class. Red Rainbow, owned by B?nton King and C. G. Smith won third place in the walking marcs class. H. W. Wylie's Prince Act won third place in the three-year-old bcrs of thc court. Barham Heads Osceola Bar Association. A. p. Barham has been elected president of the Osceola Bar Association for the new association year, Other officers named were: Myron T, Nalllini;, vice president; D. Frod Taylor Jr., secretary ^and treasurer. Royal Allen, owned by G. O. Poctz, won fifth place In th: North- cast Arkansas-Southeast Missouri. Black Rambler, ridden by Mary Jo Nabors and owned by Jodie Na- bcrs. won second place in ths Northeast Arkansas-Southeast Mis. sourl. . .'., Weather ARKANSAS — Partly cloudy to cloudy. Scattered thunderahowerj and not so warm JSorthwttt portions today. Showers and UMindentmins and not so warm Thursday and in North and West portion* touifthl.

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