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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XL1II—No. 75 Blytheville Dully New* Blytheville courier Blyihevllle Herald Mississippi Valley Sisters, Separated Since 1887, Get Together to Talk Orcr Old Times A 59-year-old ambition w«3 realized this week for Mrs. J. M. Abbott of Coltumvuod Point. Mo., iiuil Mrs Nellie J. Chirk of Fisher, Intl.. «:.«- .crs. who saw each other for the first lime in 59 years. Mrs. Abbint look (lie long post- lioned trip lo Indiana lo s.v her BO-year-okl sister. Nine years younger than Mrs. Clark, Mi's. Abuuil had last seen her at the age of 13 when she went lo Puragoiild to in:iko her home. She later moved to CnH'jnwooil Paint. 14 miles northeast of lilvliie- villc. TO* DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OT NORTHEAST ARKAN8AB AND SOUTHEAST MIMODIU HLYTHUVILLK, ARKANSAS, THUHSDAY, JUNK 20, liMli Youth Confesses Theft of $1,350 From His Uncle One of Two Others Implicated is in Custody of Officers Theft of $1.350 In cash [mm Sam Giint, farmer of Little Hhvr section, has been solved with the confession of his nephew, Ernest Gant, 23, now in the county jail at Osccola awaiting trial on chur- gcs of burglary and grand larceny. Implicated in the CLISC, investigating officers said, Is O. L. Mont- Koinery of Caruthersvllle, Mo., 81, now sought by officers or two stales, and his brother, demon Montgomery, 26, also of that city, charged with receiving stolen property, who has been turned over to authorities of Missouri and placed in jail at Carulhersville. O. L. Montgomery, when apprehended, will be charged with burglary and grand larceny, Deputy Sheriff Ralph Rose said today. Of the $1,350 stolen from the farmer, officers announced, onl> $115 was recovered with remainder of the money reported to have been spent on a spree of gambling and drinking which began June 9, the day the money was stolen, and ended several days ago when Tennessee • officers ar- rcsled the two men at Satillo, Tcnn. Two Cariithersville, Mo., woman with there there were released alter investigation. Nephew Tells of llurglary Ernest Cant told Officer Hose that he and O. L. Montgomery went to Gant's uncle's home and stole the money from a dresser drawer where he had discovered the bills while making his hume there recently when employed as a farm laborer. When arrested, Clemon Montgomery hart $25 In his possession. These were identified as belonging to tne money Mr. and Mrs. Gant had in their possession. They had $295 in that style bills, traced to various, places. When the daytime burglary occurred. Sam Gant was driving a tractor in farm work and his wile and two daughters had gone tJ visit friends. Ernest Gaul and his companion, who went there from CaVuthere- ville. by taxi, watched the house until, there .was no one at Home, it was .disclosed. Several people identified Ernest Gant as having been seen in the neighborhood on that day, which Rave Sheriff Deputies Rose and Cliff Cannon their tip. They traced the men to Blytheville and Ihen to Carutiiersville, where Ernest Gant "ditched" O. L. Montgomery V and he and demon Montgomery •' left for Tennessee, accompanied by tile women. , : \ Mississippi County IpfHcers notified. Tenriessiq authorities who ap- prchendc'd the mcS'i.' 1 "'""' 1 Ernest Gallt served a term in the Missouri reformatory at Jefferson City on a charge of tor- gery, Officer Rose said. SINGLE COPIES FIVE CKNT8 Ministers Agree On Withdrawals Occupation Troops To Be Moved Soon After Treaty Signed PARIS. June 20. (U.P.)—The Foreign Ministers Council agreed today on the simultaneous withdrawal of all Allied troops from Italy and Red Army troops from Bulgaria within 00 dc.ys after the Italian Peace Treaty 'lakes effect Russian acceptance of the evacuation of Bulgaria was laid down by Foreign Secretary Ernest Stallion Brings $8,000 at Sale 01 Fine Horses J. H. Grain of Wilson Buys Wilson Alkn's , Order at Sale 1 Hero Top price for horse auctioned iere this morning at the reglstcr- 'd walking horse sale was paid by J. II. Grain, of Wilson, who purchased a stallion, "Wilson Allen's 3rdcr" for $8000, In a sale sparking with the drama of fine horses shown to competent judging horse - nen, and women, from many parts of lhc United States. With more horses on hand than islrd, there were 130 from 10 states o be sold with all scratched horses filled by the late comers, There was no time to total I. ** norniug's sales In money, as the uictionECrs rapidly sold horse iftei lorse, but 49 head had been solo, before 1 o'clock, with a number .n these bringing several thousand dollars each. Wilson Allen's Order, widely known to (lie general public because of its unusual coloring, was owned by c. G. Smith and Denton King, sponsors of tlic sale. Mother of the- chestnut stallion, Bevhi as a condition for the withdrawal of Allied troops from Italy The agreement marked (he first move by the Russians toward withdrawal of their troops from (he Balkans. Foreign Minister V. M Molotov had blocked all suggestions of such a withdrawal at previous discussions. The evacuation of Russian troop;, from Rulgnria would be the firs move toward Anglo-American recognition of the Bulgarian covern- nicnl. The Soviets long have sough such i-ccognllion. The agreement was reached a a two-hour meeting of the ministers at Luxembourg Palace this morning. Foreign Minister Georges Bidaull. newly-designated Premier- President of France, presided. Bevin told the ministers he was prepared to agree to the withdrawal of an troops from Italy nil days after the treaty becomes effective on tw'o conditions. They were that Soviet troops be pulled out of Bulgaria nt the same time, and that satisfactory arrangements be made with the United States for supplying British troops in Austria, through the American occupation zone of Germany. Secretary of stale James F. Byrnes at once agreed to the withdrawal of U. S. troops from Italy on Bcvins' terms, and said he was sure arrangements could be made for the supplying of British troops. Molotov, in one of the biggest concessions he has made so far, agreed lo the withdrawal from Bulgaria. He also propsed that all unused rcquisioncd currency and property be returned to the Italian government within the same so- day pefidfl: Tiic olhers agreed, but Bevin asked that economic experts be instructed to examine the details of carrying out the proposal. Civil Action Charges Murder And Terrorism to Ku Klux Klan ATLANTA, Gn., June 20. (U.P.)—The Stnto of Gooi-jim lited civil KttiL todny to revoke (lie ehiirter of the Kit Klux, Klan, chin-Kin}? the white-hooded order with acts of wanton murder and terrorism and conspiracy to sei'/.e tliu slulu'ii piihlie pro.Usct ion nt?ei;cics. *- — Walking Beauty, had never been defeated In the brood marc class until 1945 and holds a record -nUt held by no other brood marc—that of being the dam of the 1944 nml also Ihe 1D45 Futurity winners M the celebration. Another Sells for $4,000 Second lop price was 54,000 paid for Camillc, white mare owned by YV. E. Ilarlan of Rlplcy, Tcnn. Name of the buyer, from ou'. of the state, was not Immediately available. This horse, also is known in Ibis area, having often been a winner' of first places, climaxing her 1045 season by being third In the Junior Mar c class at Memphis. She was reserve champion of the !94G season at Fort Laiidei-dalc. Pin. A two-year old colt sold for S2,800. which is considered an excellent price. It was pointed out. The horse traveling farthest tor he sale was Queen Chance, own- 'd by Olen Capps of Chimney louse, pcnnsauken, New Jersey, n ;orrel marc. This sale was underway at 1 o'clock with Ihe auction commune through the noon hour. A number, of Mississippi 091111- ty horse owners' were selling anrt several were buying during the day. Consensus of those attending was that the horses were being sold 'it very good prices and that the day's total would be "very substantial" as numerous higher price horses were to be auctioned. Those of this section who did not attend the auction—free to spectators— missed an excellent opportunity :{ o .-.enjoy! such an occa- u. s. and Russia Interest Spreads In T Recreation At Odds Over Atom Controls NEW YORK, June 20. (UP)—The United States and Russia split sharply today over the question of whether this country should scssii) its atom bombs before or after establishment of global sanctions against would-be atomic agKressor.1. The United statc-s has promised to destroy or "dispose" of its atom bombs, but' only when fool-proof and penalty-backed international safeguards against their use by other nations have been instituted. Russia, flatly rejecting an Amerlean plea for elimination of big power veto rights from world atomic | enforcement machinery, yesterday advanced its own atomic control plan. It called, in effect, for destruction of American atom bombs under an international treaty out- _ lawing atomic warfare as n prelimi- ' nary to the kind of safeguards the United States wants. I The Soviet proposal was spr.r.i.'j without warning on the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission at its second meeting yesterday. Although Soviet Delegate Andrei A. Gromyko outlined the Russiiu, plan in great detail, he made no mention of the United States or rif the proposals presented to the com- I mission by U. S. Delegate Bernard M. Baruch. Commission members withheld comment on Ihc Soviet plan pending careful study, but five of the 12 member nations—Australia. Canada. Great Britain. China and Mexico — yesterday approved the American proposals as a solid foundation for the commission's work. The quo wnrranto action was filed in Pulton County superior court In-this city which Is the national hotbed of the Klan. It climaxed an exhaustive month-loin? investigalloii of the secret society into \\hicli Gov. Ellis Anmll threw Ihc full force of his legal department and secret state probcrs. Tlic suit charged that tile Klan can-led on Its affairs solely for the purpose of "Inculcating and disseminating racial and religious prejudices, Intolerance and hatred. H seeks to gnln these ends, the suit charged "by violence, terrorism :Uid hale." One specific case of murder was "id to tlie Klan. (hut of Ike Gas- Ion who was flogged to death l:i Atlanta in 1940. The slate's suit also charged Ihui Klansmcn were seeking lo gain control of police officers and government agencies In a conspiracy aimed at rendering the state "Incapable of carrying out Hint part of the state constitution that guarantees protection of persons and property." Four Officials Named Four Klan officials were named ns exercising the Klan's chief authority under the charter—Dr. Samuei H. Green, grand dragon of the Realm of Georgia; G. T. Drown, grand titan of the filth province of the Georgia realm; N. W. Roper, exalted cyclops of Oakland City post No. 297. and B. G. Olwcll, exalted cyclops of post 213 in Bust Atlanta. Roper, a former head of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation while Eugene Talmadge WHS governor, is a member of tlie present Atlanta police force. Tlie suit charged that Roper had announced the Klan's aim at a meeting of (he Oakland city post to be the organization of iiollcc officers, cab drivers, truck drivers nnd others In key positions ,01 public security and transportation. Filing ot the suit climaxed ( month-long probe of the Klan ordered by Gov. Ellis Arniilt and conducted by tlic • Georgia Bureau of Investigation in cooperation with the attorney general's office. Under Georgia law. the Klan has 10 days In which to file ail answer to the suit. If no answer Is filed, .the Judge may rule. .fcuS' sees fit. --''.'' Miy. Gen. Eugene Cook announced thai he also was turning ' over to tlie proper authorities crlnilno evidence which he had gatherer against the hooded knights, and that criminal IndiclmcnUs may follow. sioti. to'i, i'ings' of ^on^ ;of the finest registered walking Girls Want Softball Teams, and Younger Boys Have League rians for additional leagues to b.: orRiuiixed and supervised by the "Y" were considered yesterday ;;s requests came into headquarters for Softball and baseball. Softball for girls was a definite possibility as a number of Iho fairer sex indicated their interest and dr- sire to participate in this spent. At least one girl's team was in the process of formation. Softball for boys from 10 to 11 years old was shaping up and n schedule of practice session.; has been drawil up for Wnlkor Par!.-. These boys \viil meet at 111? ParV: on Mondays. Wednesdays aii'l Fridays at 2 o'clock \vitli Coach liynvmi in charge. At least twr> trams have been organized and others arc expected to br in shape for the opening week's play. Possibility fen- orsnnizin^ a baseball league for Illvtlieville ami vicinity was also talked at Ih? "Y" when two or three requests f t ,i- this type of competition were heard. "If a baseball league is desirable and the 'Y' can help with its organization and promotion, we shall be placl do so," "Y'' staff members weie quoted. It has been suKtjnstrd thai baseball league games could be played one afternoon a week, possibly S.Unroa> and that some of the smaller towns horses ever assembled, owners, prospective buyers and lookers mingled in the large lent and ring at the Smith farm, three and ' a halt miles south on Highway 61. Women Interested, Too Car tags revealed they were from such distant points as California, Florida. Pennslyvania, New Jersey, in addition to states of the MidSouth. Many women were just as Interested ns the men, in the horses walking the outside ring for practice and at the auction, held under Ihc tent. Auctioneers Roy Johnson of Bcl- ton, Mo., and "Bud" Hamilton o! Kidnaped British Mficer is Located Palestine Disorders Wane But Five Still Held as Hostages JERUSALEM, June 20. (UV) — 1njor. H. B. ChmU-ick. one of six Jriltsh officers kidnaped by Jew- ih extremists, returned to Army leudquarters today, the first rcl- tlvely quiet day I'lilcsllue has had i a week of disorders which took 3 lives. Ohadwlck. British field scciirl'V 'Iflccr, dlsapiHMirt'd Tuesdiiy. On lie smne day five British ollicers ! were abducted from a Tel Aviv ; lotql, presumably us hostages lor ondcmned Jews. No details of the Chndwlck case were disclose Imme- lately. Despite the easing tension, Tel Aviv was put out of bounds tot British forces, mid the ISrltlsn omniand ordered a dusk to dawn urfcw on most of the roads In 'aleatlnc. British soldiers mid Jews ought In the streets of Tel Aviv ast midnight. One Jew was killed and several rounded rim-Ing the street fight n Tel Aviv, which wiis under a Igld curfew at the lime. British roops have been searching the sea- oust city for traces ot tli c kid- mpcd officers. The Tel Aviv curfew was to be Iftcd today after completion of \ house-to-house search b.v "Heel Devils" of the British Cth Alrboriia Division. (A London Dully Express Jerusalem dispatch B*ld a British' nurse was. missing and feared kidnaped. She failed to return from a local leave). Unrest WHS stimulated by unconfirmed report* circulating during he night that RAF. reconnaissance planes had Intercepted one or two ships trying to ! run Illegal Jewish Immigrants Into Palestine. A Royal Navy destroyer left Haifa, ralshiK reports that It had gone to meet ' Bowles Rebuked by Senator Tall For'Hampering'Effort to Solve impasse On OPA Extension Industrial Power Rates Reduced City of Blytheville To Get Benefits, Too, Under New Order LITTLK HOCK Ark. June 20. (Ill 1 ) —The Arkansas Public Service Commission today approved new rule schedules for the Arkiiiisiis-Mts"ouH Power Corporation effecting a $4").000 inumiil reduction in industrial. municipal and wholesalo cleeirlc n Arkansas mid Missouri. Thu reduction complements n (124,500 cut on residential, commercial anil rural users which the rilylhcvllle firm put into effm May II). following an iigrcumcnt between Ihc company and the Public Service Commission. Commission Chairman C. C. Wine said the firm plans still o'Juir new rales, which will bring the lolal reduction lo $175.000. Today's reductions, which go Inlo effect June VI on all pnwer purchased since May 117, amount lo some six per cent to industrial users, 10 per cent on electric mild to cooperatives wholesale for irsiilc. 2(1 pur cent on municipal water pumping mid 40 per cent on municipal street, lighting. Commissioner Wine cstlimili'd Unit Ihe new rales will save lllvttiovlll'j some $1.000 yearly on strc.'ir. IliMits alone. He explained that hi tin: past the firm him allowed DIIII street light ficu for every 12 customer.! served with the munluipiihiles pay- Ing for additional ligiitlng. Uml'oi the new schedule Iho company wll furnish one Irce light lor every nine. customers. •conomic Stabilize 'or Stand on Price WASHINGTON June 20. (U.!> Draft Decisions . IThe'BBO reported triiif . firiianlan ship carrying 1600 illegal Jewish Immigrants soiled yesterday from Italy, presumably, for Palestine, in defiance of Italian order-; to remain in ix>rt). $70,500 Loss Reported By Used Car Dealer WEST MEMPHIS, Ark., June ?D. (UP)—J. W .McKenzlc. Memphis. Tcnn.. used car dealer, was ro'iben of $10.500 here recently, police revealed today. Police chief Bud Holland :;ntd McKcnzie came to West Memphis on an automobile-buying trip "w-llh some other parties" and later discovered that the money, mostly in 31000 bills, Tils mj-sing. Luxora Man Suffers :Fdta;li ; 1; Attack in Hayti Joseph Malady, farm laborer o Luxora. died yesterday mornln while visiting at Hayti, Mo. He was 66. Stricken with a heart attack, he died within nn hour. Born at Oblon. Tcnn., he camo to this section many years ago and long resided with lhc Permentcr family, for whom he was employed. He had gone to Hayti only two weeks ago. Funeral services will Ire held tomorrow afternoon. 2:30 o'clock, nt the home of Hoy Permentcr, several miles north of Luxora. The Hcv. T. j. self, retired Methodist minister of Luxora. will conduct at Luxora Cemetery. Mr. Malady leaves two sisters, who reside at Obion. Cubbjocf. Funeral Home is in charge. Dec. Parts of State Get Rain And Cooler Weather Winchester. Ky., never stopped I heir droning with their "assistants" the services with buria working the large crowd rapidly a; they urged them to bid higher and higher. n. s. Harris, of Harris Stables icie. served as Judge as to s";uid- icss. Included in the crowd were candidates ol county offices in Hits Summer's primaries who informally solicited support of Mississippi • ounty spectators. Food wss served by members of the Dogwood community Home Demonstration Club, with that bus.'is also brisk. Scattered rains brought some relief to parts of tlie stale yesterday and today but Blytheville recorded another 95 for ycstcniay's iniixl- muni reading, and a minimum of 73 thlsc morning. Faycttcvllle rciMrtcd rain, nearly an inch, and a drop in temperature to 59 degrees. BIy the vine's 05 was equaled by Searcy. Searcy reported a trace of rain. Some sec- lions In northwest Arkansas had more tliRii an Inch. N. O. Cotton NEW ORLEANS, June 20. (U.I 1 .) —Cotton closed steady. Mar 2MO 2947 2937 2!)M May 29.M 2941 2fl33 293S July 2DI2 2917 2908 2911 .. 2931 2931 2920 2122 .. 2941 2941 2029 2031 Carolyn Peterson Wins State Title in Cotton Queens' Contest Truman Labor Bill Reclines In Pigeonhole WASHINGTON, June 20. (UP) — President Truman's emergency strike legislation today seemed destined for a long sleep in a pigeon-hole of the House rules committee. A few representatives still were determined to force the measure to the House floor where iU passage _,. ., .,, . , , , . . - would be practically ccr' nut near Blytheville miRlit be m ,:vc,teri growjng Housc sentiment to forget in entering teams. If suffirl-nt m-j lhc bm altogether was biinging it close to a quiet death. Speaker Sam Rayburn, n.. Tex., told his press conference that there were bolh Democrats and Republicans who favored an and to Ihe measure. His statement seemed lo bear out reports that the administration has lost Interest. The House passed the bill once— by a 306-to-13 vote just as the railroad strike was settled. The Senate passed it. too, but only after eliminating Mr. Truman's request for permission to draft strikers agains Government-seized property. Now is manifested, a merlins of manasers, coaches and sponsors will be called immediately to outline further plans and to figur-i tm starling play at the earliest possible moment. Those in Hlythcvillo nnd vicinity who ore Interested i.~. any oi tlic above activities should make iheir wishes known by cal-ing the Blylhcvillc "Y." Weather ARKANSAS--C!oudy and cooler. Thundcrshowcrs In East portions lo- day. Parilj cloudy ti night and Friday. CaoK'i loiilclu. up to the Housc ai'. ai:.ondm.'.i:Li. to Miss Carolyn Peterson, 19-year" old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Peterson, 2CO North 21st, has been selected queen for Arkansas in the Lions Club Cotton state Jubilee contest. She will rcprcsen, Arkansas at the contest and fashion show at Philadelphia July 16 during the first postwar convention of Lions International. Other girls who will vie for the title of Cotton Queen are from cotton producing states of Ala- iama. Florida. Georgia. Louisiana. Mississippi. New Mexico, Tcnncs- North Carolina. Oklahoma and Texas. For each of the states, alternate queens were selected. Arkansas' alternate is Miss Mary Jane Elliott of Camden. The queens were chosen yesterday by a Lions Club secret com- uiltcc from photographs of contestants from each city's Lions Club. To Co to Philadelphia Miss Peterson plans to attend the convention in Philadelphia where she will model cotton garments in a Riant cotton [ashlor show July '.6 at Philadelphia's Municipal Convention Hall. State queens will arrive in Philadelphia several days before the opening o the international convention to receive r.n intensive in modeling from Margot Herzog fashion director of the Nation* Cotton Council anrl cotton-Tcx tile Institute, which will sportso the show. ; Theme of the cotton fashloi sho.v 1 will Bv -Live Hi' Coitvna -ith more than 40 garments rcp- encsling lhc latest cotton crca- lons of leading American dc.-lgn- rs and telling the story of cottor ashlons for year-around wear. Following the show. Judges wil elect from the slate rtucciis UK girl who will reign through the re- nainder of the convention as (h Lions' Queen of CotUm. This honor for Miss Pctersoi s added to a list of other simlla honors among which have bcci positions in Royal Courts ant once before, the title of queen. Has Won Many Honors When a senior In Blythcvlll. ligh School, she was selected Sen or Queen of 1944 gradualim* class She served as a maid of the En ginecring School Queen at Unl vcrsity of Missouri. Columbia where a freshmen last year, an later served as a maid to th Barnwarming Queen of the Schoo of Agriculture. She wa.i amone the finalists 1 the 1945 Junior chamber of Com nicrcc "Miss Blytheville" contes Miss Peterson represented Ills thevllle this year as n lady-ln- walting at the Memphis Cotton Carnival. She received experience in mnricllne durlni; the Carnival, when she also modeled cotton gar- men Us. A with blue eyes Miss Peterson is five feel six inches tall and weighs slightly less than 120 pounds. She is employed here ns service department clerk at Loy B. Eich fcnd Company. Howies today renewed his a ;tack on pending OPA xtciwion IcKiHwlion and was pi-on ptly accused by Sen'- Cohort A. Tuft, It., O., of ' ' . . •> -awmaker Hurls windle Charge At Prizefighters. WASHINGTON. June 20. (UP) — ep. Donald L. O'Toolc, U., N. Y.. oday asked the New York Hlatu ioxlng Commission U> hold up Louis-Conn fight purses peiui- an investigation 0 1 "11 circiim- tnncrs surrounding last tilghl's eavywelght title bout. His demand wns ccnlalncd In a ;lcgram to Commission chatrmnn :dward Egaii charging that tuu iiiblle had been "swindled." OTuolc had plmmed to make a louse speech dumniiillng that fight iromotcr Mike Jacobs be barred rom use of Ihn mulls because, as e told newsmen. Jacnbs "hns Imcn (•framling tlie public." Unl O'Toolo ould not K el recognition. He plan- led Id try Hiiiiln ul the start ot omen-row's house session. O'Toolc saw lhc championship Ight via television, Blasteti, Controls —Economic Stabilizer Argentina Joins Food Conference Action Leaves Only Soviets -Without Representation WASHINGTON, June .20. (y.P.) Argeutlnn. Uxlny Accepted nrf> In- WASHINGTON, June :>0. (UP>-Efforts to compromise the sliun Senate-House split on clrnftlnii teen-agers were blocked today whei line House conferees cha'llcngec o or an iibscnt colleague's pnjxy Rep. Dcwey short, R., MO., lof conference meeting and said tlia e had challenged use of the proxy Rep. Walter a. Andrews, R., N Andrews In cnroulc to the lilkln tom boniii test. Ho had cablec istriiellons to cast his vote f~> compromise plan lo permit draft K of 18-ycar-oWs alter the rcser olr of older men had been ex auslcd. H had appeared that Andrews' rosy would provide the necessary largln to adopt the compromise. H was uncertain whether Short's bjcdlon would result hi uiorc than temporary blocking of the com- romlse proposal. The compromise would Ifavc Ihc railing o f IS-year-olds up to 1'res- :lent Truman. Compromise Dchitttrd Some conference members bc- levcd that the deadlock on scl- cllve service would be broken by i compromise that would: 1. Make 10 year olds the minimum RC subject lo regular draft calls. 2. Make 18-year olds subject to Irtifl only when the President inds them necessary to meet Arny manpower rcqiilrcmcnUs. Itcp. Ovcrton Brooks, n., La., n louse conferee, said he oppose:! ailing up youths younger than 19. >ii| might accept the compromise, ffcnato cnnfercrs have stood -1-3 for the compromise. They cx- iccted tlie Andrews proxy and Brooks' vole to swing bouse con- crecs behind it and break n deadlock. There already wa s tentative agreement [o extend the drafl mtll next March 31. The cnnlcrecs riL c ,o indicated that 'they \\ould Include pay Increase to encourage, volunteers hi the armed services. 'Hie army meantime reported 800.000 enlistments since the .slari. of Its recruiting campaign last Oct. 0. Army officials said, howcvor, that the draft fllll Is needed. Emergency the be vllatlon to Join iiMfle', creation 6» a new International food Council. leaving Russia only Invited nation still to heard from. Argentina's Insl-mtnutc acceptance arrived n s delegates of 19 other nations assembled here to chart the world light against hunger. Agriculture Department officials said they virtually had given ii]> hope that Russia would attend but saw an outside chance she might nt least 1« represented by an unofficial observer. The Food Conference got underway shortly after former President Hoover reporter! to President Truman on the world food situation. Argentina's acceptance cleared Hie ulr of speculation that, she would not attend the meeting unless Joined by Hiissta. The Soviet* liavo turned down several previous bids to Join the organlm! fight against famine, including a personal message from President Truman to Premier Josef Stalin. The Soviets have been compct- ng fiercely with other members of the combined Amcrlcan-Brllish- Canadian Food Board for Arcen- tlnc food products, particularly fats and oils. The new council will replace the combined food board set up during l.h c war. Mr. Hoover's rc|iort to the President was only a preliminary survey of conditions he found during a three-month, 50,000-milc world tour. His formal report will take four or five days to prepare. The 71-year-old former President said yesterday, however, that his three-weeks swing through Ijalin America had netted an congressional efforts to wrn|c out a cmpromise. ' v Tuft made hU charge after Bowlej told a news conference' h* considered the legislation unsatisfactory and »ould urge President Tru- ninn to veto It If It reached the White House In the.prewnt f6rm. '!"»ft Is a member ot • conference committee now »eeklng to resolve differences between'the House and senate version* of the' bill. He said Bowies' "refusal to'-eftn- sldcr any change whatever In'{tie, price setup makes It very difficult for the committee to reach J«ny compromise." ,.- . Howies s«ld price and wage CODA . trols would bo almoat unner>s6ai-y a year from now U the nation had labor-mnnagement peace dUr- Ing the next year. But such peace, he said, Is contingent upon continuing effective price controls. Blunt Notice Served '','.' Bowles again served blunt notice ho would recommend that President Truman veto any unsatlsfaq- tory price control extension bill. He said ho considered the legislation now pending In Conress to be unsatsfactory. In case of a veto, he said he hoped that, congress then Would igreD to a simple resolution cx- cnrtlng price controls without crip.' pllng amendments. • Bowles remained hopeful that 'a' satisfactory bill wouM be drafted jy Senate and House conferees, now seeking to resolve differences i>cU-een the bills' approved by the tWO .^hllUMI!. ' • • • ' .."." He contended that some provisions of the pending bill contained "booby traps" that would ruin effective price control. : Bowing made his aUtemfnt as conferee* met for the wcood tlmi In ,elf<#lt p to. additional l.isn.000 tons of cereals for famine relief. Mississippi County Negro Educator Dies Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK- YAHDS, June 20. (UP)— Livestock: Hogs 2.000; salable 1.500: salable hogs early 1.000 head. All kind-: active and steady. Slaughter barrows and gilts $14.80; most sows and stags. SH.05; 140 to 200 Iks breeder gilts $15 to 10.50;; 70 to 13!) Ib feeders $16 to $16.50. Callle. 6.400; salable 100: calvn.-i 1.000. all salable: Slaughter steers aiitl hciteis fully steady^ cow-s, slow; bulls and vealcrs, unchanged; W. L, Currle. Mississippi County Negro educator, died Tuescii'.y ai Collins Chapel Hospital In Memphis at the age of 78. Funeral services for the man who taught two generations of students In Mississippi County schools will be held tomorrow afternoon, 1 o'clock. at Little Bethel AME Church at Carson. He had lived in Mtslssippi County more than 50 years, teaching In various schools for more than 40 years. Tlic teacher was one of lour brothers. three ol whom held professional positions. One brother. .S, A. Cunlc. is a doctor nt \Vih-.-iu. rjid another, the Rev. J. H. Currie. Is a Hcniiondale, Mo., minister. He is survived by a son, seven daughters, three brothers and two sisters. • n- <c»*v*^t-h-_W CW*)|WV <nt*if ent,v but ;e*jua!ly Islatlon. --• ..--v ••; •-.-•. • ''Seek No-Strike' Agreement.!7i Ho «ald he had dincussed with labor leaders the poimlbtllty of ..a' now one-year, no-strike pledge: The discussions are continuing. Bowles said he was not discouraged over" the prospects of obtaining such nn agreement. "It is very clear If we could get labor-management peace during the next 12 months and a real flow of Industrial production that we would be a long way out of the woods by Christmas," Bowles said. Bowles was asked It he was gel- ting'White House support on Die no-strike proposal. He said Ui wo certain that everyone would support It. ' •' Bowles predicted that If the cost of living rises because of .reUxcii irlcc controls, wage demands would be renewed and more strikes would follow, ric said there would be no Wage stabilization If pending OPA legislation Is enacted. Earlier, Bowles Issued a 2500-word statement bitterly attacking the pendng bill. He said It would be unfair to expect OPA or any othr er government agency to combat "flood of inflation .with a sponge." Old Laws Expire Jane 30 Bowlc-s reiterated that ra-.jchers are withholding meaf from the market in hopes of '. getting higher prices alter July 1. He, said that "the same thing must be go- Ing on In all other fields." But he predicted that there would be plenty of meat and other articles after July 1 "whether or not you have price control." Tlie present price control law expires June 30. Bowles acknowledged that it will be difficult to enforce OPA regulations from now until July 1. He said the difference between pending prl^a control legislation and Inflation Is like saying whether "I prefer death by hanging or by cutting my throat." His charges came on the third consecutive day that high administration leaders have voiced protests against congressional price action. OtTier pointed attacks were made in formal press statements earlier this week by Secretary ot Commerce Henry A. Wallace, secretary of Labor Lewis B. Schwcllfn- bach and chairman W. Williard Wirtz of the Wage Stabilization Board. " Their statements coincided with initial efforts of Senate and Hou« conferees to draft a new pries bill compromising wide-divergent legislation passed by each house. load choice steers $17. DO: choice 1087-lb steers and 7 head hellers, $17.90; choice 1087-lb steers $17.75; odd lots medium to good steers $15.25 (o $16.50; medium to good heifers and mixed yearlings SM.50 lo $16.25; few good cows $13 lo tin. r>0; ;coinmon nnd medium b"el cows, $0.75 to S1250. N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK, June 20. (U.P.) — Cotton closed barely steady. Mnr. May July Oct. Dec. Spots closed down 19. 2945 2937 2938 2940 2941 2947 2S40 2938 2940 2944 2936 2931 2928 2925 2931 nominal at 2936 2936 2928 2928 2931 29S8 N. Y. Stocks AT&T American Tobacco Anaconda Copper BeBthlehem Steel Chrysler Cuca Cola General Electric .. General Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester — 196 1-4 M 1-2 ' 4« 1-4 UM i«,;. 179 47 1-2 7.1 7-» se 1-1

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