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BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS TH« DOMINANT NEWSPAPIiR OF NOQTHKABT AllKANBAB AND BOUTHKAJ5T MISSOURI VOL. XLIV—NO. 50 BlylhcvSUe Ball; Newr Blythevllle Courier ISlylhevllle Herald Mississippi valley ]51,YTHKVILM!!, : ARKANSAS, TUKSUAV, MAY '20, 11)47 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS: Appropriation till for Navy (rings Debate Committee Chairman Says Congress Must Force Co-ordination Mrs. Wylie Named PrrniAmir C|H||V Stare Delegate io ^HUHIIl JIUQf Q n Educators' Meet WASHINGTON 1 , May 20. (UP) — Chairman John Tabor of the House Appropriations Committee said today thai Congress must coordinate (he armed forces if they won't do it themselves. Ho criticized their "utter lack o! co-ordination" in opening House debate on the sa/lfW.OOO.COO Navy appropriation bill in which his cojnmillC'j made :\ 10 per cent cut "No one of Ihese organizations,' he said of the -Army, Navy. At Forces, Marines, anil Maritime Com mission, "dovetails into the progran of the others." Tabcr said co-oj-tlinalion is e3 senlial lo national defense and tha if the admhiislrulion won't bring i about, bis committee will. He add ed that he would favor unification as a iriieati;; of obtaining co-ordina lion, "if it. is a good, sensible plan. The administration has a bi pending to "unify" the armed fore es by pulling them under a sing! secretary of national defense. Th Senate Armed Services Commilte jfcid planned a showdown today o ^5?op°sals to defer action on it. -Bi sjli enough members showed u aTf?. tile meeting was put off unt tomorrow. Sen Harry R. Sheppard. Calif., accused Tabor's commitle of endangering national dcfens 'He said the Navy bill should be cut until the world finds 01 what Russia is going to do. Health Plans Debated Other congressional develoj mentst Hcalth-Scii. 'Robert P. Wagne N. Y., and five other Democratic j senators urged legislation lo carry, out President Truman's proposed national health and disability insurance plan. Republicans agreed - with the President thai medical care should be expanded, bul felt Ills proposals called, for nationalization of medicine. They have n stale-aid health program but do not expect to bring it to a vote this year. •Postal Rates—The House Mrs. 11. W. Wylie, only woman icmbor of ISlylhcville School oardj has been selected to repre- ent Arkansas at the SJUIIILTH tatcs Education Conference which eels June 3-13 al Daytona Beach, la., and Miss Winnie virnil Tiirn- r. supervisor of city elementary chools, also has been invited to arlicipatc In the Conference. Mrs. Wylie will participate in lie study that is Ix'in;,' made nf Ilemcntary Educalion in -,he South. Mrs. Wylie has he-vi out- landitii; in school acti\'itjcs lor lany years and Is a lend..'!- in tin 1 'arenl-Teacher Association. Sh':> las been elected president of two TAs here. Other Mississippi comity ediiia- ors who have been extended in- 'itations to the meeting, aie Mr.^. ;. L. Moore, principal of o.scoela ligh School; Carl llir.l, supmn- endent of Wilson schools aii:t hilip Deer, Mississippi County KU- icrvisor of schools. Gets Under Way Secretary of State Says No Plans Mode To Ask Financial Aid Savages in Brazil Register Fear as Moon Blots Out Sun EDITOR'S NOTE: From the lii-ait of |[ u , i) nli -j|| im Juufccl, Ihou- uinds of miles from lito do Janeiro, a Kpiriai united Press correspondent reports the reaction of Ciic savage mllvc.s lo the solar eclipse. The dls- patch was transmitted by u special porinhlc radio transmitter from an area where no while men previously have trespassed. 11V Oltl.ANJH) Vll.l.ASKOAS May Telis Jurors Of Lumber Deals Former Congressman Accused of Fraud, Offers Explanations WASHINGTON, May 20. iU.P.) — Former Congressman Andicw J. May testified today that he purposely gave his Kentucky neighbors the impression .he owned the Cumberland Lumber Co. -su he could get workers to cut and in'll the timber. The company actually n-as owned by the Onrsson brothers ..... Henry ami Murray — who headr-d the 'wartime Garsson Munitions com- binc. May and the Garss-ms :«c being tried on war fraud dunces. Tito government contends the lumber com'patiy was used as :i cover-up for alleged payment, cf ?C-3,000 in bribes to May for favors to the Garssons. The defense claims May acted only as a fiscal agent for the lumber company. Shortly after going v.o the stand for the third day, May was asked why he did not tell people in Kentucky who the "actual owners WASHINGTON, May ?0. (UP) — Secretary of State George C Marshall said today that he Is. wor/nc on a global study of Ihe world's economic needs. But, he said, no immediate appropriation similar to that of the Greek-Turkish aid bill is in prospect. lie empliasi/.cd the word "Immediate." He exempted the situation in Korea, where he said the Stale and War Departments soon would have to ask Congress for an appropriation of about $200.000.000. Of this, SIB.000,000 would be lor rehabilitation purposes and the. rest lor occupation costs, Including food. Marshall 'made hb statement at a news conference in which he also disagreed .sharply with British For- cip.n Minister Krnesl lievin's charge that failure of the Moscow conference was due to the "full press coverage" given H l>y lhc_ American press. Tn contrast, Marshall said that general press coverage of such meetings was very Important. But, he added, he did not like the appeal to pa.sslon and prejudice which characterised many of the sti\c- menls made by foreign ministers. The cui'c Is not lo suppress press coverage, Marshall said, lie then was asked whether the cure was less appeal to passion and prejudice by the ministers themselves. Marshall replied that was his thought. Marshall also revealed that the State Department, ijndcr his direction, Ls following developments in Chinn very closely and trying desperately to find some way to help China economically In a manner that could be justified with Congress and the American public. tblltri] I'rrss Special CorrcsiHmtlcitt Kit. May ON TUB UPPER XINGU R1V- KU, May 20. "is the sun goini; to die?" Terrified Xingn River savages of the Camlulas and Trunia.s Ulbc.s rushed to our camp with I hat taies- lion today as Ihe sun passed Into Ihi- .shadow ,<>[ Ihe luoon and a chill spread over the tropical jungle. We hud not told the Indians of the approai'hln gcclipsc and when the sun ijcgan to disappear Ihe 200 tribesmen near hero «tre frightened. They ran lo as with expressions or (ear and mystification on their faces and pointed to the sky. "Is the sun going to die?" they asked, "l.el the sun live." They then raced to the river's bank and tossed into the .stream all the food they had cooked as a sacrifice to appease Ihe gods. Children and women sclv.cd a.shes f'oin the rumpflre und smeared them over lace and arms to propitiate Ihe angry spirits. Warriors of the Caiualnliis tribe KiMbhed their hows ami .shot arrows Into (he sky toward the sun. While the warriors shot arrows, Ilif women of the tribe stood al the river b.mk drinking huge ([iianllllc.s of water In order to provoke rc- i;uii;ltaUon and bring buck the food they had eaten. l''inully, as the eclipse passed lo- lallly and (he light from Ihe sin grow .stronger the tribesman sank buck In rcllcl-conlldcnt their criMiTs had appeased the angrj ycKls. When tin- eclipse was over Irlcil to explain it to the Indians. Hut they would have none of it. They said that n monster had attacked the sun and finally had btvn driven on. Others believed the sun had angered the god.s hut Hi,,I Hi,- [;rxls filially had decided not lo kill It. Jap Reparations Policy Outlined By Commission U. S. Expected to Ask 34 Per Cent of Total To Be Apportioned American Scientists Get Clear View of Eclipse in S. America By CHAItl.KS SKII KIIT United I'ress Staff Oirrcspnmlvnl DOCAYUVA, Branil. May 20. (U.l'.)-the .sun's total cclipvj vas observed today under virtually perfect conditions with Ihe moon's pnssagc across the sun's face throwing the semi-Jungle land Into darkness Ihiouuh which stars shown'palely in the sky. A quarter hour before the; period of totality hi'gan scallcrc'l clouds moved out of the path o! the aim, allowing scientists lo milk'! tliclr observations with a minimum of atmospheric interruption. The moon completely blacked out* the sun al 8::n.8 a-m. KDT, exactjy Office Committee aprpovcd formal- . wm , ly a bill that would add abouC\ Hjs volcc ^^ M rcolicd- $110,000,000 to annual postal rates - ,. My liarlicular rcnsou ,;,,,,. ,.„„_ Election Frauds—Sen;.."James P. fi ~ ed lo - thc panic,,];,,, commu.iitv (Letchcr county) because of Ihc labor situation. There h:ul heen about 35,01:0 men, .iccoidin.; to 'records furnished me by Ihe \V:ir orEr^'ricn/Sdnr^ 1 ^:^^ 1 ^^" /™\ ,7 »- friend, over former Rep. Roger C. , nd m -" * Slaughter, D. Mo. Kcm, asking a Jmprcsslou x W . L , t)M , •James P. Kcm, R., Mo., accused Attorney General Tom Clark of apparent "dilii^clion" for failure lo prose- frauds in Ihe Dcmo-i D. Mo. Kcm, asking a. Senate investigation, charged that the ol t | Pcndcrgast machine had been revived in Missouri and that "election frauds \vcre again ram- punt." Economy—The way a New Eng- laiulcr sees it, the way to cut down expenditures is lo practice thrift— in large quantities. John D. Lan^- innir of 'New Hampshire Taxpayers Association told u. Senate appropriations subcommittee lhal Americans "are fed up with the general idea that you can't reduce expenses of a government employing 201)a,o:» people compared to a prewar 1,1)00,000." Air—The Machinists Union endorsed and the U. S. Chamber of Commerce opirosed legislation to create a single American airline for overseas opcralion. Llbor — Setiatc-'Housc conferees. Atoning out difference in labor fllgislation, turned their attention (o proposed changes in the 'National Li'.bor Relations Board. House conferees were reported ready lo yieUI to Sci'"tc insistence that the NLTIB be irflj^asccl from three to seven mcinbrY.s. Cut they were expected lo remain adamant in their demand for a clearly defined separation in the board's prosecuting and judicial functions. Proposals to give the NLR.B the job of "po-j licing" labor unions against Communist infiltration also were likely to provoke lengthv discussion. "~ Test Vntcs Nears on Taxrj; Foreign broadcasts—'A House For- cicn Affairs Subcommittee began studying a plan to have the Slate Department lurn over lo privalc ovpanizalions Hie operation of its international information and cultural program. Taxes—A bill to cut personal in- rMiic taxes this year approached its Hrsl test, vole in the Senate. The showdown was slated on a motion by Sen. Walter F. George, D., Ga.. lo posttXHie consideration of a revised house l*ax reduction bill until after June 10. The probable absence of four Democrats strengthened Republicans chances of beating down the delaying action. Science Research — The Senate was expected lo approve by nightfall a bill designed lo keep the U. S^brcost of other world powers iu l^icetiiuc scientific developments.' The bi-par'.isan measure would set up a national science foundation to encourage research in basic science and lo train young scientists. civs the. owner of the wouldn't rvrve any I proix;rly EO we labor Irouble." Defense Attorney Warren E. Magce asked if llicrc was any other reason. May, his face flushing, said he hesitated to "inject this answer into Ihe case." The he added- I ln har Spaiiwlrom a! "I have had Ihc experience ihat 'iated with the -m remained in if it is known that a company is owned by people in Chicago who were Jews, no one would work CM the properly." Turning to the jury, he said he did not like to have to bring .•'ucli statements into the record. Resumption of May's testimony was delayed briefly while the defense called Herman Hale, cashier of the Bank of whltcslnir;;, Ky. He identified accounts of the Cumberland Lumber Co., A. C. Biowii of Whilcsbiirg, who workacl Hie Cumberland tract briefly in 1015, and Brown't wife. Franco's Regime Again Before UN South .American Delegates Resume. Attack on-Dic tutor ' LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y., Maj' 20. (UP)- A iii'W uinvu lo put the licut on Spanish (llcitalor 'FYf\tici.sco Franco was uiulcrway today in U>e United Nnlitnis. Venezuela and Uruguay were re- iportcd con.sidcri^e nsking the UN SreuriLy Council to taRc slops against the generalissimo, who has managed to maintain a firm oil Spnin in spite ol Lhc Otnera.1 Assembly's anti-"Fi v anco resolution of last December. The assembly voted at that time ait' agencies af- long as 'ranco renuiitied in pnwci, just us Ballot Frauds In Missouri Investigated INDEPENDENCE, M-j.. May (UP)—A Jackson County Grand Jury, investigating voiing iri-i;;ulari- ics in last August's ori.-nary rler- ion, loday relumed Inducements against 27 persons. It was not indicated how many of Ihc Iruc bills grc-.v out cif Hit voting inquiry, however, since the *rand jury has been oinducliin; rou- .inc business atom; wi[,;i iho iiu-e. 1 :- ;lgation of reported vale frauds The indictinenls we;-; hniu'-tl to (he court by Hugh Mojrc foi'em and Hie jury left the room to ic- stunc its inf|iiiry. Three of those indicted v.'en nr.ii-.cd on two counts each, it war, disclosed. t earlier 'barred the Franco gov- rnmcnt from infmbersiiip in the UN iUsclf. It caHed on -.ill 55 united lations to withdraw ambassadors uid ministers trom Madrid—if they still liad them thcrf—and rccom- nendcd tbat tl)C Security Council :-ousider stronger measures against the Franco regime if "a reasonable ie'' passed without its downfall. N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK, May 20. CU.P.) — Cotton close firm. Mar 2808 2820 2800 2820 May 2762 2176 2752 2776 July 3406 3448 3J06 3443 cc f. 2949 2963 2D37 2%1 Dee 2856 2873 2816 2870 Spots close 3112 up 10. Negro Waives Hcmlny On Charges of Assault George WhUcfirUI. a-», Nci-ra \cl- cran of Hnyli. Mo., is bci'.iu liclrt In an undisclosed jail in Einilh- castcin Missouri today after ad- milling lo officers nc knocACn a while woman unconscious during an ntleinptcd robbery. Whitclicld Is charged will) robbery and four counts ->f aj,s:udt. lie waived preliminary heaving am! is expected W be tried :it llio Julv term of Circuit Com-', at Caruther.'.ville. Mo. Tlic woman, Mrs. Chenf-.-r Walts, 38, of Hayll, was slugnod while re- James E. Autry, Army Veteran, Dies in Memphis James E. Autry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Aulry, died last, night, 7:15 o'clock, in a Memphis hospil.i 1 , where he had been undcrgoim: treatment lor two months He '.va5 19. The Army veteran atlcndedl schools iu Blylhcvillc. His .service during the war included more thnn a year with the Tank Corps in Ihc I Pacific Thcalcr and he was 3ln- I lioncd lor some time in Tokyo, Japan. He would have been 20 years old today. , Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Cobb Funeral Home Chnpcl with the Hcv. H. Scoll liaird. pastor of First Chrli- lian Church, officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemet-jry. Oilier than his parents, he is survived by two sisters, LaJunc Aulry antl Mary Louise Hopper, and n brother. John Allen Autry. Pallbearers will be Douglas Dean. Norman Hooiwr, Paul Goodman, Austin Jenkins, Ben Shook, and Garland Slanficld. as scientists liad forecast. At 8:S8.fi a.m. EOT totality ended as the , moon, completing tls quick transit , of the palh of the sun's rays, moved . on and Ihe sun's llnhl again broke 1 tbroiiKh to tlic cart.li. : Dr. Carl C. Kie.vi of Ihe nallonhl liuicau of Standards at Washington said that "our program of ob- scrvalloiis was carried out accord- Ini; to schedule. The skies were favorable. But we will not be able to say for some time what the rc- sulls were." As the moments of totality profiled. * ' incuts Into rradhwM. All was prohibited^ in In* obnenmtioti camp during the period of tolallly so that Ihere iniKhl be no possible li|?hl Interference wltli Ihe telescopic cameras. Specially equipped planes circled overhead al 30,000 feet takinj; photographs of various phases of the ccflpsc and made n special attempt to photograph ' the shadow of Ihe eclipse racing across the earth's surface. Exceptional scientific preparations were made because tins was the last total eclipse until lfl!>5. The American expedition, largest of the 11 nations represented, was sponsored jointly by Ihe U. S. Army Air Forces. Ihc National Geographic Society and the Bureau of Standards. I3r. Lyman J. ISri chairman of the Geographic Society's Research Committee, head. 1 the group. Boeaynva was chosen as tlic cause weather records showed It have exceptionally clear weather during late May. It l s a lo'.vn of 3.01)0 on' the 2,172-foot high Matto Grosso Plateau. Finnish and Bra/Ulan scientists also made observations at Iloycaiiva. Another «ronp of Americans from School Site Fund Growing Slowly Total Reaches $13,911 With $50,000 Needed To Moke Purchase iii additional $<X'M was re ifcricd by drive workers In the $W, 9w school site fund campaign ye:i terday afternoon and l.hl.s mornlnj, rnlMni; the total lo date to $1:1 011.18. I-iisl ol contributor 1 ; submitted hind headquarters al Ihe Chamb? of Commeicc olflcc remain parlli reports ol drive workers and sol citation learns and money is sli iR turned in by them, campaign officials pointed out. ' Contributions ol more than $100 reported today follow: Dr. pepper Bottling Company $2.10 Lcc Motor Company .......... S1CO Contributions ol less than $1(10 include the following: Harold Anderson $25. ,1. T. Brown 250. J. V. Hurton $10, W. C. Colston $10, Jiunnic Edwards $25, Ray Harrison SS, D .A .Jonc.s $10. Uilly Mclmrt! $10. John II. Nelson $1(1. II. A. Trotter $1, rat Chitman $1, Fanis Dyer fl, Jess 'Davis $1, tB. E Ill-own 'university were set up at Ai'axa. where an overca.st and possible rain were forecast. Other observers there were fi'fltn Sweden, Argentina. Uruguay. Canada. Cze- chnkivakln and Russia. Italians. French and nrn^li'ius were working al Hebcdourn. in llic Northern part of Sao Paulo slate. James Hill Jr. {50. Miss Jane •li'Adinns $5. Miss Martha France Stevens $.1. Miss Clara Iluble $G.:i!3 f. J. Richardson $15. R. )•:. Walton .5, lj. L. Anderson $2-1.57. Mrs. C. L' Brogdcn $11.07. Viri;inin IJcshaitr> 10. Odell Campbell $50, Uowdy-'Ay- cock J30. Jess House $1. Roy Hoi 5. E. A. Milchell $5. L. K. Old. Jr. $10, 'M. H. Skcllon $5, C. K. -Ron-;! $1. Nan Sullon $1, IleiiliLli Lloyd S" BancrolL Terry $25. Mary Honey Terry $50, Spencer Alexander S^-.V Miss llelma Johnson $2, Marjori P.obcilson $1, .lames II. Ncbhnl SW C. !3cfknell S5, Homer Knykcn dali $5, Mable Hogun S10, Mr.s. A M. Uritlain $3 15. turning home from Vvis-.l with neighbor there about a month ago. Deputy Sheriff Jake Claxlon of Ca- ruthcrsvillc said. Whilufiiild denied N. Y. Stocks Closing Slotk Triers A T ,t T .................. Amcr Tobacco ............ Anaconda Copper ..... ... Belli Steel ................ Chrysler ................. Gen Electric ............. Gen Motors .............. Montgomery Ward ........ N Y Central .............. Jnl Harvester Mrs. Kimble Dies; Burial Tomorrow In Cemetery Here Mrs. Josic Kliy.nbelh Kimbl" diei nl 2 a. in. loday at her home a G12 West Cherry St. She was (V. Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow al 1 p. m. a Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by tb' Str-v. P. H. .lernigan, nasUir <> Calvary Baptist Chinch, inn in will follow in Maple Grov- Ci'iu clery. She is survived by three dan- 1 .'. Icrs. Mr.s. Joe Cunninc;li;:m M- Grady Ellis and Mrs. Msirioi Thomns. all of ulylhovilli": a Leo Phillips of Ponliae. Midi,: bis WASHINGTON, May M. (UI'I The ml Ions which suflered inns' at the iKind.i of Jupiin and ill' the most lo defeal her will u<'l the blmu'.sl shares of .Japaue.se reparations, the Fin 1 K'istern Com- inlssloi- liulirnlvd today. The It-nation coiumlsslnn. whlel flrafls nci!it]inllon policy In Japan said liuHvhhial shares of Jui>:uu'.si rc|3:n p alloiis will be seleete<l on i "Inoail pullllciil b.isls," taking lull account: The "scone of malerlal mu uinan desl:uittlon and dam:ii:e .s»f red 'by c-ueh clnimunt uoiiiiiry u result of the preparations ami '-i.-nllou ol Japanese UKkM'essiim." 'J, I'lach nation's conlrJbuUon lo ijiini's Uefeat. Iriehidlni; the "ex- 'iil and dui'utlon of Us rcsis- Authorltallve sources said Ibis \\'>-pi>iiil plan would give the luited States, the Philippines, Clil- ui and Great Hrllaln priorily on heir reparaltoii.s claims. 1-T.C'j; action on reparations was Deluded In three policy directives -[•til lo Gen. Douglas MaeArlbur, illicd .stipreinc comruander. The oilier policy decisions covered ex- irt und import trade rules. No formal decision bus been reached yet. but It is generally be- evird the Urdlcd Stales will demand about 3-1 pcr r cent of Jap rn|)jii-nllons,< tlic largest slu- |jle share. There nave been SOUK rcjinrls that if this country i: a'.vr.rdrd such a'.sluirc. all but i token part of It would be lumi'< over In such nations n;; China am Hip I'hlllpiilmis., 'fhis coiinl.ry already lias dlrcclc( Gen. MacArlhur lo begin distribution of liar', of Japan's heavy In- diislr> as reparations. Thl s inlerlm arrangement, whlcl will be ta^en Inlivuccoiir.l In tin dual reparulions scllleirlrnl, pro ylilcil for distribution of HO pei i-iMil (it available ...lapano.se. hciiv; Industry. Flfleen per cent goes l< China mid live per cent each ti Ihe Philippines, lo Ihe Unlled King dom lor 'nurnui and Malaya, am to the Netherlands for the Dulcl l-'ast Indies. In the .UulUtd Sla'tcs'-view,' II question of Jajtfiuesc reparations is Hmllcd to Industry mid other fixed assets. This couulry already has claimed *1M.I)00,COO In • Japanese gold and Japanese liquid assets lo cover oecupallon cosLs, relief shipments lo Japan and raw materials supplied lo Japanese industry. The Far Knstern Commission ii-clficd in Its reparations dccl-1, inns Unit all claim:; will be screen- ] d carcluUy before, miy awards re made. 'The reparations shall be In such (irm as would, not endanger the ulllllincnt of the program of de- iillilari/.atlon of Japan, and which i-ould not prejudice defraying the n-cimallon cosUs and matnlenance if a minimum civilian slandard ol ivIriE," PEC said. I-'xporL und i|iorl restricltons set 'orlli by the commission marked Ihe firsl steps taken lo allow Jn 1 inn lo resume trading operallons. I'hc Stale Department hoircs 'or- erx limy begin private trading with the- Japanese nboul July 15. for Annual Sale of Poppies The .small red popples made, by disabled veterans of both wars will bo sol<| In Hlylhevlllc Saturday on maun! National i'oppy Day, which Is s|»n»uri<(l by the American Lc- iiloii Auxiliary. Proceeds from Ihe lioppy sale will HO lo Ihe disabled, veterans who made them and lo their families and Ihe families of Ihe dead of bolh w ars. The puppy also Is worn lo express reverence for wen who died In Uie Iwo World Wnrs BceauM 11 K'CW on the blUtle-llrlds ID France and liclKluui, U has become a war meinorlkl to tbe.se men. All work done by American l.c- Klon Auxiliary women on the uru- Jeel Is volunlary. Mrs. N. J. Humphrey, chairman of the sale here, wild plans svm> underway for puppy booths and sale on the .slrcm President's^ Mother Spends Restless Ni^jt ^ Truman Arrives Early At Her Grandview Home to Resume Vigil BY MtT.RMAN SMITH ' ' (IT While HciUM! CorrMpendrnt) OKANDVIKW, Mo., M$i; 20. — In dark, gloomy and .somliei' weather I'rt'sidcnl Trunian resumed his waiting today Heads Lions Club at Llio home of his ill 91-yo«ii'-olo» motliflr, ,\ , liad had ,\ "baci Uobcrl Kllllau liobiTl Klllian, landowner, !ias been elected president of Iho Manila Lions Club lo succeed V. II. Osburne, Mr. Klllian has bs-en dlrcclor of eiilerltilnmcnt for Ihe club the past several years, mem- lier of a ijuiutet and actively engaged In civic projects sponsored by the club. GromykoAppeals For A-Bomh Pad Americans Warned Of Possible Dangers Greater Than Atoms Crop Insurance Payments Agacn Made to Farmers WASHINGTON, May 20. IUIM Federal crop insniancr [myincnts t> I he 10-10 notion croj) buve been rc.sutncd", Ihc Aui'iculliirc Dcpnrt- ment mn'.ounrc'd tod;iy. These payments were .suspended last <M«n'h when funds for incclii^s claitiis were exhausted. They were iT.su tnccl after President Truman signed the firr.t ttrfieicncy art, of lO'lT, which provided additional money to meet llic c'aitns. Wage Dispute With Western Electric Ends WASHINGTON. May I'.O. (UP) — The Association of Communication: Kiinlpnicnt. Workers loday acc<.-iitf( : an average wage boost of 11 *h ccllls an hour from Ihc Wesicrn F.lcctrii Co.. winding up the final phase ol Ihc -11-day nationwide Iclcphoni- slrike. The sHUcmcnl was anndiniccd Ir II was underslfKid Ihc agri'fjuen will be submitted lo Ihe union inriii brrslilp Immedinlcly for r.i'.lflcation Some W.KOO ACI-;W pickets' hav IfiO 101 31 7-8 IK 7-8 05 3-8 32 1-3 M T-R 50 5-8 12 3-4 79 _ North Am Aviation ....... 71-8 llcpubltc Steel 233-4 liadio 71-2 Socony Vacuum 14 3-i 115ludebakcr 17 3-8 , Standard of N J P8 1-1 trying lo rape lier and .s.u'cl hi' mo- Texas Corp '.'.' tlvc was robbery, oinccn stated, -,) Packard ', 5 3.5 luoUicr, Mrs. Cyntnla Jlarrisbnrg. a sister, Mis I^islcr of H.-imsburg. and er. Trogy Lindsey, of Ha Dies in Auto Crash GURDON, Ark.. May 20. 't Ii. C. Caswell, 26, of Sprhmhii! was killed instantly and l'i^ year-old brother, Alvin. was cd when theic. auloinobile c into a concrete bridge abutiaic on Highway 07 :our'miifs South here this morning. Weather ARKANSAS—Considerable c. Incss, scattered Ihunder.sbowers today, tonight and Wcducsduy. Bootlegger in Dry Conway Sets Up for Business In 'High Rent' District CONWAY. Ark . May 23. fUP) — A choice Conway business locatioi proved profitable to V. H. Matthew of Grcenbiriar but be .suddenly found that Ihe rent "was out. of this world." Matthews was hatted before Municipal Judge Holland A. Bradley and fined *109 for selling whiskey in "dry" Conway and Faulkner County. 'His business spot? Tlic center lane of Main. Street in Conway. Thirty-four elements have been detected among the fission product, 1 ! of the kind of uranium used in making Die atom bomb. ld up hack-tu-work [jinveinrnls ii -«<l(l .slates' Another union, rcpros'-ntlm: O.nO ile.s workers In Western Elnclrl' J.iehou.scs across tile country, i 'i;t>linli«K «l Ncw Y.wfc. A M-lllc input is expected shortly in lli:i clti.pulc. NKW YORK, May 20. (UP) — deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko ot Russia went to Hv uuerlcan public today with an ap- lea! for Ihc United States to speed .he outlawing of atomic* bombs mil all oilier weapons of mass des- ructlon, Including germ warfare. He warned that allliouyh the United Slates still led In atomic IcvclopmcdUi, any Ihouyht of a iioiiuply "Is an Illusion," and Ihat ionic day the United Stales might rind llself lagging behind oilier .-ounlrles hi "cerlain dangerous :inds of weajion.s." Gromyko, Soviet delegate lo the United Nallons, .sounded Ihe waning at a mcclliig last night ot tbo American-Russian Institute. Ills iicech was broadcast thronghoiit Hie United Stales (Mutual) marking the first time Ihat Gromyko lias made such a dbccl allcmpl lo explain soviet policies to Americans. , Gromyko's half-hour address was the clearest summary be has given on Soviet Altitudes toward disarmament and atomic weapons. It rcuffhmcil HIE slroiiR Soviet policies which the Uulled Stales and Great IJrltaln have been unable lo accept lie stressed Ihe llienic lhal the United Stales and ulhcr big powers .should Join Immediately In a Irealy oiillawlug alomlc and all other mass de.slrnclion weapons. 'Iliis would require the United Slates lo destroy tt.-. alomic bombs without wailing for creation of Inlcr-natlonal hi nllcr slia nitflil." It rained lightly IhrniKh lh« innnilnt; and the cloudn ming low and heavy over the hilltop home where Mrs. Martha K. Truman fimglil her game battle, with th(i chief executive again at her side to h|lp wllli his presence. It was so dlxinnl a (lay timl ilqhU were needed In Uie nllllop cottage" home. Ills pre-breakfast rcpurt from thn home was that his mother '"had a bad nlgbl but Is all rlgVjt. now." He appeared solemn as tin report id to newsmen before Ixjgliinlng his morn- . ing stroll at 0:55 a.m. As has been nls custom lie called the homj first Ihing iif'Ujr his early ailshvj.. He arrived 'ul her »5dslde shortly lofore K a.m. to resume his sad and ledlous vigil, , ns ills mother's wlrenglh, bcirn In early pioneer dkys, • slowly ulippi'd. uway. '•• -,-•'-• The doctors and Ihc WhM« Koiisd slafT, knowing Mr. Trumun's deep allcellon for the woman who reared him In this rugged soil, tried 16 be as optimistic as possible. , They' said Martha E. Truman showed stuue slight Improvement late yesterday. But thuy sold, too, Hull her condition 'was weakening gradually. "Wlilt« House" Far Awar -' The llnshy nanoply of the White House seemed .far 1 Jhtaut as the' President, like nny son wliost! motM cr Is gravely 111, started another day at (he side'of the smull bed .whore Mrs. Truman rallied and ebbed as she fought against age and the after (•Heels of a hip Injury that-put her In lji:d most of Uie Spring and late WlnlL-r. . '-, .•• The Pi-esldeni took Up his p-isltion In a plain clialr,-in Ihe little;bed-, room of the mCKlest^cpttaja^Which-: vIew' J ohly. because of 'i fcncu around II. 'I'hc scene'In the llt'.'.e., coltane was ulrictly American. .I'll* elderly woman lay In bir-bed niid gaxed at the family around her.;" When she felt strons.^she talked, when she felt weak, she <ozed,,Bhe ate part, of n |>ork r^op. .ficyohd the drawn curtains of liur small bedroom rolled the greening tarhitand on which she was born In 1852. In the family group .irere two sone—one llio President of th« United S'r-.'es, HID olhcr a larihnr, Vivian. Thcro was H young '.hlc-nde, grandrtaugblcr. Margaret, who gave up ttic .start of a lone awaited-,concert cince rto be wltti tile woman she aifcctlonatcly called "Mamma." Typical American h?a:ni.ly And then there, was the. dsMightw, Mary Jane, who for yean has -lived with her mother and seen"'to" her comfort. It was a family group the, likes of of which gather every clay In dozens of American villages when 'the "ma- Irlnreh becomes graytily' 111. , The. principal dilTITcrence was the sharo- cycd young secret service ascnW who discreetly palrollcd tlie.'froriE >-a!k, and the big, black limousine thai brings one of the sons, to the houic every morning. - -.. The tiling Hint seemed to make Mrs. Truman "perk up," as the President put it last light, was lite arrival of Margaret from Pills- burgh, where she yiD.itponed her first two concert dates to rush here: Margarcl went into Mother TtU- man's bedroom and took over the chair where the President had been sitting. Mrs. Truman .' brlghlrnt'd Immediately and asked whcllicr Margaret was "home" for the Summer mid when the young soprano would sing for her. Margaret chat- led awhile ana promise j to come back early loday nftcr spending ths Jayccc Directors Hold Meeting in Little Rock Five members of tlic Board Dlrcclors of the Junior Chaivbe of Commerce represented the lilvlheville club at a meeting of Ihc stale Hoard of Directors at tlic Hold Marion In Little Rock. Sunday. They were. I'rcslrient-clccl Jlm- mln Edwards. Secretary Jennings Bailey. Jim Smolhermon. J. T. ffndbmy and Marshall Ulnckard. This was the first Slate Board Hireling presided over by Bradley KlmbroiiRh of Ozark, who was elected stale president of the Arkansas Junior Chamber at Us annual convention here lasl month. sprcllnn machinery lo guaranlce lhal no other country makes alomlc weapons illegally. The unllcd Stales and Great Britain have insisted that they can not reveal atomic, secrets, or lay down lhc|r conventional weapons until UN sets up a system lor po- liciny 111 eWorld f °r treaty viola- lions. Gromyko. feeling that this was pulling the carl before the horse, argued that the Anglo-American alllludc might result In leaving all problems unsolved. "The conscience of luunanily will not allow Ihc use of this weapon (the A-bmnbl ns well as of all olhcr major weapons of mass destruction — bactcrological, chemical and others — lo remain unprohibt- ted," Gromyko .said. "Only / rt;f i- cally crcalcd obstacles hamper the solution of this problem." nlRhl with her uncle and nune, Mr: and Mr.s. Frank Wallace, at Tndtf- pcndencc. The President's wife 'jvas expected lo arrive shortly from Washington. Legionnaires to Meet Members ol Du ( | Cnson Post 24 of the American Legion will hold Ihcir weekly nlcctinp; at 8 o'clock tonight at Ihc Legion'Hut here, Temperature Hits 35; Missco Gets More Rain P-Rln yeslerday and lasl night had little effect on the lempcralures in Blythevlllc as Ihe mercury climbed to 85 degrees for yesterday's high with M degrees being recorded last night,! according to Robert E- Blsylock,. official observer. A total of .29 of an Inch raln- Gosneil Seniors To Hear Talk by Claude F. Cooper Claude F. Cooper, Blytheville attorney, will be speaker at commencement exercises for graduating (.Indents of Gosncll School Thursday night In the school auditorium A. :lf. Klnney, superintendent, said today. Awards will be presented by J. K. Harris, principal, and Mr. kln- uey will present diplomas. Processional an^d recessional music will be played by Miss Jewel Smith and Ihe Rev. H- L. Robertson will give the invocation and bencdlc- lion. Students who will graduate are Margaret Baker, Grade I* V. Bolin. woodrow Wilson Harris, Ruby Nell Ingrjim, Rayon Martin Ecd- bellcr. Belly Jane parkins,. Jen n Perkins. .Richard 1 . Isaacs ^ Swain. Sylvia Fayc Swain and Floyd White. Baccalaureate services for the was recorded yesterday nnd | students ' was held Sunday alter- *i»v.i- i.« «, A 4.t I nrvijv '- ' . ' . fall lasl night, he said. noon. ._—l

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