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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ™* DOMINANT NEWflPAPKR OP NORTMEAflT ARXANSAB AND BOUTmcAWr «,««™,o, ^"^ VOL. XLIII—NO. 80 Btythevllle Daily ttew* BlyUievllle Courier : Contract Let For Rice-Stix Factory Annex To Rush Construction Following Approval Of Project by CPA. The DlylhevilJc Chamber of Commerce announced today that n contract had been let (or construction of the nice-Stix garment factory addition, following approval of the application by the Civilian Production Administration Advisory Hoard yesterday in Little Rack. The Oerhardt Construction Company of Cape Girardcan. Mo., will construct Ihe building, cost of which lias nol been fully determined. Approximately $35,00(1 was contributed by residents of BlyllvjvilU>. in a campaign sponsored recently by the Chamber of Commerce, and remainder of the cost will be bnrne by the Rice-Stix Company of SI. Louis. Although Blythcville people furnish only $35.000. the entire building will be owned by the Blyllnvtllc Industrial Association, as' in Die case of the one large bulldim; already there, for which Blythcvillc residents matched funds with the company alxnit nine, years ago. To Rush Construction Although no exact lignres arc avnilnble now, because of fluctuating costs of building, plans sho-.v that (he structure will cost much ,. more than double the sum con- i tribuled here, it was underetof.'d. The building Is expected to be completed and ready for machinery installation by December. When the building is completed and manufacturing equipment installed. Rice-Stix will employ an additional 200 workers, most of whom will manufacture such garments as men and boys' clothing. Thc expanded operation will add some $200.000 annually lo the industrial payroll in Blythcvillc. Thc present Rice-Stix factory here now employs 387 employes with an annual payroll of $350.000. according to B. A. Lynch, president of the Chamber of Commerce, which successfully undertook this program to provide additional employment here. Work on the building, to be erected west of the present building and across the railroad, is expected to start as, soon as- the contractor ran move equipment on the ground and assemble materials. To Be One-Story Slructure Thc one-slory building will be approximately 120 by'-200 feet .inci will be of modern design, according to newest type factories creeled lor such work, it was pointed out. The new addition will make thc Rice-Stix factory, located at the, *-,west end of Main street, one of the 'largest employers of labor in Northeast, Arkansas. Expansion of the Rice-Stix operation in Blythcvillc, made possible' by .support of the; 'local citizens cooperating with: Ripe-Stix Company, will make the Blythcvillc plant the largest, factory operated by this firm. Mr. Lynch, in announcing letting of the contract, said "This is just a fair example of what a community can do when its citizens work together for a community improvement. The Chamber of Commerce operates solely for the purpose of improving Blylhevllle and we think we have done a good job with (his proposition. Now. we are ready to start on another one if the people of Blythcvillc will just tell U'r what they want." The Blylhevillc building was o:ie of 18 non-residential building ap- plicalions approved by the CJ'A in : - T.ittlc Rock. Blind School Graduate Operates Stand in Osccola Court House Edward O'Kane. blind youlh of Osccola. is operating a profitable business, following his return from Little Rock where he completed his studies at Ihc blind school. He is operating a concession stand al the Osccola court house, similar to those operated at other court houses in Arkansas under supervision of local service clubs. Thc Osccola Kiwanis Club sponsored the enterprise for the O' youlh, after Dr. L. D. Mawey had lold of his returning home to reside wilh his mother. In (he .school for (he blind, he had been (aught thc fundamentals of operating a concession stand, which have proved successful in other cases. The Kiwanis Club secured permission for opening of the stand in the corridor of the court house where he is selling candy, chewing gum. cigars, cigarettes and drinks. A committee of Ihe Ki"-«ni3 club is assisting him in kecpinj up the slock and lending any ncede.1 assistance. Blythcville Herald Mississippi VkUej 2(1 Fisher Promised Early Decision In Election Case LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. June .... (UP>— The Arkansas Supreme Court, today agreed lo advance an ap:>ral from Mississippi Circuit Court which upheld (he county Democratic Committee In refusing lo place the name of 11. E. Fi.s'.ie,- on this summer's primary election ballot. The case was advanced as .1 matter of public interest and tlie court agreed to receive briefs and lie.u- oral arguments Monday. Fisher, a sailor and candidate for sta(e represematlye, was denied a place on the ballot on the groini-ls lhat his molher, Mrs. Hallle fisher, signed his parly loyally pledge. At the filing deadline. Fisher wa.s in Soulh America ,and his mother signed on his power of attorney. Lumbermen Get Stern Warning Black Market Deals To Be Investigated By Four Agencies. WASHINGTON. June 26. <UP> Four government agencies loday joined forces In a nation-wide crackdown on thc black market in lumber and other building materia'-i in a drive aimed al halting diversion of these materials from veterans housing. At thc same time, it was disclosed that the Internal Revenue Department Is investigating 20 known or suspected Inimicr black market operators for possible lax fraud Attorney General Tom C. Clark Housing Expediter Wilson w. Wyatt, Secretary of the TreaMlvy John W. Snydcr and OPA AdmiiMstr.i- tor Paul A. Porter announced in a joint statement that "the full authority of the government will l,c used to strike at (lie heart of the black market." They said measures to be em ployed will Include criminal prose cutions. tax investigations and pros editions, treble damage suits, in junctions and similar remedies Thc drive is directed against ;.ll levels of operations, including producers, truckers, distributors and consumers. Wyatt said actions already t-ikei by -the agencies were "on'.c a fore runner of the crackdown the black marketeers may expect from oi-cr government source." He said the government will no ARKAHgAB AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI HI.VTllKVlhLK, AliKANSAS. WKDNKKDAY, .IUNIO 2li, l!Mii •t permit "bootleggers of lumber and other building materials to continue to pile up their illegitimate profits at (he expense of veterans ai;d their families who are being deprived of decent shelter because of u!ack markct operations." Child Suffers Injury While Playing at Gin Playing with gin scales caused Ronald McGhee. six. to receive a severe cut on his chin which necessitated an overnight stay at Walls Hospital. The son of Mr. nnd Mrs. M. W. McCJhce. of Gosncll. was struck In the face by (he moving scales put, into action by other children playing with him. The accident occurred yes(erd?v aflcrnooii at Hughes Gin'at Gos- ncll. It required a number ol stitches (o close (he wound which re.i'chert the Ijcnc. . . . , John F. Doyle, £>s<&o/a, D/ In Memphis D/es painter of two ycster- " John p. Doyle, long a at Osceola and father Blytlicvllic residents, died day afternoon al Memphis' Baptist Hospital. He was 72. Funeral services are lo be held Friday morning. 10:30 o'clock, at, the residence, by thc Rev. I,. T Lawrence, pastor of Ihe Osccola I'rcsbylerian church, with burial to be at calhoun Cemetery in Luxora. Born in Mississippi, he went to Osccola 20 years aco where he since had followed his Iradc. He is survived bv his wife. Mrs. Mal.tie Doyle; three sons. Charles Doylo of Memphis. John Doyle of Wilson and Malcolm Doyle of BJytheville; two daughters. Mrs. nbatrice Vadcn of niythcville and Mrs. Bcrnicc Smith or Wilson; two stepsons, John and Vinci! Ooforth. both of Osccolo, and (wo stepdaughters. Mrs. Pearl Meadows of St. Louis, and Mrs. Viola Underwood of Osceola. Swift Funeral Home is in charge. N. Y. Stocks ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. June 26. (UI'J — (USDAI — Livestock; Hogs: 1.300: salable 1.200: only 550 hcnci in early, steady market on slaughter classes. Slaughter IM-.-rows and gills SU.80: sows and stags SH.03; weaker undertone on feeder and breeder stock. Feeders, I3fl-lbs. down $11).50; brccdcis, 200- Ibs. down $16. Cattle: (i.000: salable 1.700: calves 1.200 all salable: steers makir..! up aljbut 12 loads. General market very dragsy. Cows, uneven, steady (o 25c lower: some bids off more Bulls and vealers steady; Had choice yearling steers. S17.30. few medium steers. $1G lo S10.50; common and medium beef cows SD.50 to $12; canncrs and cullers, largely $6.75 lo 58.75. Supreme Court Upholds Special Federal Primary Decision Means That Counties Must Pay Cost of Party Election. UTTLE ROCK. Alk., Julie 21} (Ul'l—The Arkansas Supreme Court •nli'd Icdny that Ihe state's scpii- ralc federal primary clei'llon law constitutional and that counties arc liable for ii,e costs of two ex- Ira elections. The decision reversed a lulini; of 1'nlu.skl Chancery court which "last week held [he controversial law HOT passed by the 1U45 legislature! . invalid. Appnil wa.s (aken by Uvo officials of tile State Democratic Central Coni- initlcc—Secrclarv Harvey Cninlis of Little Rock ami Chairman Arthur Adams of Jonesboro. I-ee Whillakcr or l-Yirt. Smith, a mdidate for conKi'cssman from tile Fourth Arkansas District, usk- cd (lie committee to certify hl.s "nine on the first stale primary ballot.. He was turned down. Wliiltiikcr then filed a mandamus writ In the Pnlaski court lo force the committee to certify his name.. Another suit was riled at the same (fine by Parker Parker of Dardan- ellc, n eoilErcfisional candidate in the Fifth District, asking lhat the law be declared unconstitutional. The Immediate effect of tlvo Supreme court's rulliiK will he thai two .separate federal primaries will be held throughout the stale on •'lily IS and Aug. fi. However, less than one-third of Ihc 'Ki county quorum courts have appropriated money or made other arrangements (o hold (lie federal primaries. Tlie controversial law was passed as a means of keeping Negroes from votiiif; Jn (he districl, stale and county elections. In a unanimous opinion, written by senior justice Frank O. smith, the court ruled that, "we are not concerned with the wisdom or ij'j- iicy of the legislation." but whether the legislature had the right, to separate primary elections. "The legislature docs have -such a right," the opinion sairi. On the controversial subject .?! who should pay the cost of elections, the court said "no specific appropriation by the quorum court is required to authorize the counties lo pay these expenses. The act has imposed the expenses upon the counties. an<| it will be their ;lniy to dtecharric it." The high court based its ruling on the cost on n recent U. S. Supreme Court, decision following an iinpcai from the Texas Supreme Court. 'flic court opinion pointed out that separation of federal and state primaries iS not a new thine m Arkansas. It said "state and federal elections', yore not consolidated until the adoption of Initiated Act Number Two at the 1926 general election. Thus for more than a half century these elections were separate." Answering charges that the act violates the ISlh amendment ol the U. S. constitution, the opinion iaid "the last sentence of section one of Ihc act (no citizen shall be denied the right to vote in a.ny primary election for the selection of federal offices on any ground prohibited by the I5th amendment lo the federal constitution.) Makes certain the act does not violate the l- r >th amendment." Commenting on allegation that the act is indefinite and that enforcement would be Impossible, uic court said "read by it-self ali!i>. this would be true, but not so when read in conjunction with legislation in force when It was passed." '"Ihc present, state of the law," the court said "is that, political parties are not required lo hold primary elections (<, nominate candidates. They may do so or njt, as the governing authorities of the party may direct. Bui. if a primary elect ioj) i s held, that election is a legal election." In its only rrfercnce lo the alleged purpose of the act, to—keep Ncirrocs from voting in slate and district elections — the supVcme court said "the act in no -vny intcfrrs to prevent the Ircc cxer- Failure to Probe Blackfish Club Starts Two-State Feud MKMI'lllS, TCIHI., Juno 2(5. (U.I'.)—An, tVml browt'ii today ovor Hie liliu'lifhsh l.uko, Ark., ciul) holilun in which Kainbk'i's of Tennc'.s.set! anil .suhinillcd to an $80,000 flowing. Ally. On. Will (!erbi>r chiiiyed Arkiuisiis olTidnl.s \vilh ''moving hciivcn mid oui'lh" 'to cuvoi'-u]) llu> 1'MKhionablo robbery. Advised by Oov. Den I.ancy of»—^ . SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTO Arkansas I hut "maybe It would IK Bond thing if (ierber stayed out of Arkansas and denned up hi? own liackyanl," the prosecutor made It clear he fell the )!amljllllf> den. 2T> miles across the Ml.wsvlppj river, was at least a nclrjliboihood nuisance. Oerber, who cleaned out open Rambling In Memphis and Shelby coiinly, TIMID., at tho beck of political lender R. H. dump, mid since has attacked gambling es(-.ib,lsh- menls across the line In belli Mississippi and Arkansas, blamed the hush at lilackllsh on St. Francis county. Ark.. Khcrilt Kodijnr West and other law enforcing officials. "If (lie sherlir, Ihe pi-oscuitllni; nlloniey and Governor I.alle.v sec- lit lo Ignore what has happened al Blackllsti, that Is Ihelr lillte red wiigdn," Gerber said. Hut Ihe Hide red wagon hail been toting away thousands of dollars of Memphis money, and Ge:-- ber did not approve of'(he toy. A year ugo he wrote Sher'lf West that $25,00(1 of money stolen from the Kennedy General Hospital by Charles E. Uippee had teen siuian- deri'd at Ihe illackllsh l.ako clulj West declined to acknowledge the letter. Allhniifih the senlimenl :ii;ahifl the club was keen in Memnh!:; of- llcial circles, noihlng more was s.ild because "If won't do any good." until a local business man told Gcr- ber Monday Hint he had been present when masked bahdll.s entered the club willy Sunday inurnliiK mid cleaned out fSO.ntK) or innro. Clcrlw broke (he story to newsmen mid Rave, (hem information concerning Jesse Khoenmkrr. <«p- cralor of the club, who was bi'aicn hi Ihe holdup, und whom Khcilll West did mil know. With Sheriff West, who cnnitn- v.ed making political forays inlo the bArk readies of St.. I'VancIs counly. and other Arkansas ofll- clals disclaiming any olllclal knowl- crlge of (he holdup, which .]<) ,».••SOI-.K reportedly witnessed, Oruer said Ihey never would receive an offlc'al complah'l. "The gamblers who Imvs been (Willing this pluce openlv and nulcrlously with full prolecllon HP; not going In make a complaint !>e«>!!«! lhat. would be proof evidence <•< Hi: unluwl'il o-.KMiilion." i;-r- I'ei said. 'iiic only nctlon ivpm led I'.'l.s been nn ulivo irnin Ar(::insi's Stale Police DlrecVir Jack Ii jv>r. Ii ' for his ine:i (<•. keep ,,n (he lockout for '.'men carrying iniiehlm- (.'iins." • H Is dell.ntc-'" against Ihe sluie iw for anyone to ha M i ma h;n-: BUD In his possession," 1'oKcr :alil Governor I.aiiey stonily defriul- ed the stand taken by I'oilcr In refusing to investluatc the Iheli mull he had received notice Hint it look place. Barkley Demands Senate Okay For OPA Extension Measure As Final Action on Bill Nears Minimum Wage Hike is Shelved House Committee Acts Upsetting Farm Bloc Plans. WASHINGTON. June 2fi. (UP)-The house rules committee today shelved the admlnistrallon-backc.i minimum wauc bill, and at the .same time upset farm bloc hcwi of using It. as a yehicle for ra!sr?;»i t-lle parity price formula. ,,' •'* The committee decided to hold »l> the bill, perhaps until thc next .session of G'on'jicss. after farm bloc members asked permission (o~olfer a parity amendment when the measure readies the floor. Thc committee, however, declined lo act either on Hie hill itself Lion the farm bloc rccjuesl Chairman Adolph j. Sabath. D.. III. .said action was being delayed because Rep. E. E. Cox. Ga a ranking democratic member, was leoine to Gcnrgin for the slate />rl- i>i<ri.cs Hi»l. :><Rn| S ( rt |,c horiswhim i'c vole on this bill." Sabalh was a.sked if this meant, hat (he wage bill, which would oast the legal hourly minimum rom 40 u, 65 cents, would beheld] |) until alter ih c congressional rc- "''m afrnicl so." he replied. The pinlly pro|iosal. offered I>V lep. Shcphcn pace, n,, Ga., would require that farm labor costs be :onsidercii in computing pp»ily. P.ICC appeared before the'.com- nittcc to say lhal congress must evisc the formula "o r thc farmers if this country are going to or- •iniiizc and you'll cat when they ell jou to." "There is now a reeling of resi- amon:; (hn;:» who till trv ^oil never before fell in this country," Pace declared. Funeral Rites In Luxora for W.CMcDaniel fcisc of of suffrage. On Ihc contrary, this act. when read in connection with other acts on the subject, under which the congressional primary election will ;>e held, manifests thc purpose to make he cleclion fre c and.equal and 1:1 prevent (rand or oth°r abuses in holding H." Livestock A T ,t T Anier Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth S(cel Chrysler Coca Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central In I Harvester Texas corp C.of C.Planned In Osceola by Business Men Osceola may have a, Chamber of Commerce within a short time, following a meeting O f the Kiwanis Club there al which j. Mcll Brooks •In J-H i secretary of Ihc Blythcvillc Cham- IOC 91 1-4 107 12! 177 47 \ •>. cn •!-•) . 87 5-H 25 5-8 95 3-8 63 3-8 ao v-u the her of Commerce, explained workings of such a group. Mr. Brooks outlined formation and operation Of such a business men's group and gave some examples of the work being done by thc group here. ' Business men of Carnlhcrsville, Mo., recently formulated a siml'.a organization, n 'i* i /* « t British Convict 31 in Palestine Jewish Underground Operatives Guilty of Possessing Firearms. - JERUSALEM. June 2(1. (DPI — Thirty-one youthful members nf thc Irgun Zvnl Lcnml, Ji-wlsh mi- dergrouncl army, were conwtc;! lo- day by.'» Brlll»h mllllaiy conn of ' ' n Showdown Nears r res ^ en f'°' A PP royal Expected A . For Much-Debated Legislation On Trieste Issue servers were to be helcV Flincra :his afternoon for William Coleman McDanic: of Luxora, who died yesterday nt the home of his brother. J. c . McDaniel of Luxora. where ),c resided. He w,i.s 77. Hen In follow-id a in months- illness from a Irart ailment. In his yoinner days he farmed, having made Us )iom c in Mixorn 22 years. He \\.is born in Tennessee. The Rrv. .Charles Lewis was lo conduct services al the residence wilh pallbrarrrs lo be H. N. Kor!»s, Richard Thomas. c. S. Corkran. j 0 ! in Williams, w. T. Nfarkham nnri Joe Gentry, all of Luxora. llurial was to be at Cal- hotm Ceme.lcry there. He leaves, besides his brother, three sisters. Mrs. Ellis Clark and Mrs. Motile Eddlngs. Ixith of Duncan, Ariz., and Mrs. Lucy Barnes of I-'ayeltevlllc. Tcnn. Swift Funeral Honi c of Osccola s iu charge. The trial of the IrgunlsU was regarded as a vital case in Die im- resl and violence lately swceplns Palesline. Tiicrc were some Indications lhal upon its oiitcunv; iiiuiht depend the falc of three niltish of- ficcrs kidnaped by Jewish exlrcm- Isls. Tlie Jews were accused of pos- sesslni! seven automatic guns, scores of pistols and i Illcs. several machine guns and other arms. A Royal Air Force plan:: last. April 3 spotted thc defendam.-i i.n- Hnijccl in military, .exercises in Ba- lyniji, small Jmvlsh, conimiunl-y near Jaffa. The army rounded Ilium up und seized the weapons. The verdict came as Urillnli destroyers escorted some 1,300 unrj.v- tilicd Jewish immigrant.'! aboard the ship Josh Wcdccwood toward Haifa after Intercepting Iho ship off Palestine. The Josh Wedgcwood left Tlalv two weeks ago. Under slnnla.- circumstances in the oust, the Illegal Immigrants have been allo.ved to cnler Palestine and wriilen nrr against Ihc l.SOO monthly immlci-.r- t'^n quota pcrmltlcd by British authorities. Three British officers kidnaped last week still were held as hostages by Irgun Zval Lelimi, militant Jewish underground army. There were no indications when! Itiey would be released, hut, their fate was believed closely linked with the trial of 31 Ireunlst.; progressing In a British nlilltary emu I A renewed search for Ihe hostages and hidden arms wa:; in i-le in Ihe cilrus village ol Rehovul. ne.-ir Tel Aviv. A cnchc of (lr'_;i,-ms, amnumilinn and first aid supplies was found in an attic. Omiuo groves were searched wl-.ii 11111-;- nellc dctcclors. Four men .vcre arrested. Russians in Urgent Request for Parley On Italian Treaty. I'AKIS, June L'I;. iui'1— The Uus- sliins asked uiRc'iilly today lor a Mllllll, llllKllllHt scsftioil Of Ihc tOI- elBn inlninti'is i» discuss the Hal- Ian peace treaty, ralslni: (be iwwil- mllly or an Imminent showdown on TrlrsM'. Technicalities prevented n private eotlni! ,,(, ouec »« by Andrei vishinsky. and it W ns expected to bi> lield liunornw iniirji- The request capped u whirl of ullia-sicrel Joekeyiny belilnd t'.u- .scenc.s in a vigorous cndeai'or to break (||..- slalemale over Ti'le.sli! and clear the w ay (or draldni; Ihc European irealli's. Vishlnsky ( ;ave no explami! loll why Ihe liiisslinis wi.nlcd Ihe niei'tIni: called ciulrkly. Observers as- BUnii'd (hat V. M. Mulolov iiiusl. have received mgenl new Insiruc- llons from Moscow. Vishlnsky made (he reiinesl ill an iinaimounced nirellnK of the nilnlslerliil dcputieii before the ICK- nlar .session of the mlnlslers. Cieor- i:es Dldaiill ,,f Krnnce was tied up "I Iho lime vvlth his governmental iifliitr«, and the rei|iiesled session had lo h ( . put ( >[f. After three day.s of private talk. 1 ) mi>oHB the ministers, all Indications weie Lhal tin- conference had readied Its crisis. None of the del-' I'KH'-limu would so much us 'hint what was n"l"l! on behind Ihe .••cenes. Clrvirks Klllmill Clithn Hut nil slcns were that i.hc stage of final bargaining on Ihc mnjw issues of the. llnlliiu treaty had been reached, and a major decision was- likely within in hours nefoi'c '-fddn'y's formal meeting, Clreecu submitted a memorandum Ki'iilnjr forth a reparallons claim -•cK.-llll.M Hilly for W-l 0,000,000. 't'he minlslers met In formal session. wilh the atmosphere of thr conference more hopetul by Jame.s K Ilyrni-.s' assert.lon that he fell "more tl ..... satisfied" wllh the results of private talks In wlilch ho filrnvi! li, rencli a compromise wilh Icll.wln on Tilcsle. The greeks siigKCstcd lhal me repanillons they sought, from Italy should be jiald In Komls and distributed over .six yciir*-. They jsil- matcil Greek war lasses at $3,1178.01,0,00(1 ni which MOO.OOO was li.slcd as material damage and the remainder as Ihe cost of the jialo- Ciennan occupation. Italy nnd (lermany were accnsed furllier of "borrowlru!" $70,000,fOO from the Hank of Greece us n military [oan. (Ireek representatives here .ilso have been presslni; a claim for Ihe tian.sler of norlhern Kplru.s Irom but, Russia to have opposed the life N. O. Cotton NEW ORLEANS. June 20. <U- P > —Cotton closed strong. Mar. . 3042 MM 3038 30fi:i May . 3020 305S 3032 3055 Ccl. . 3010 3015 3010 3015 July . 3000 3(157 3000 3057 3?C. , S0?t Vlltf 3020 L<0f>h" One of Triplets, Born to Wilson Couple, Dies Malnutrition claimed the Monday of little Camtllc Warhur.,1. one of three baby girls liorn I wo months ago (o Mr. nnd Mrs. I!i r- bcrt Wai-hurst of Wilson. Thc triplets were born prrma- ttircly at Memphis Baptist Hospital and kept in Incubalors soveV.-il weeks. Clarice is still al Ihc hospital but attendants said yesU'id.iy that she may be able to ;;.) homo next week. Camillc was apparently^ along satisfactorily until she became ill last week and admitted *.o (he hospital. Claudia, the third of !lic i Ernest licvln. trio, is at home with her parents and said to be thriving. Funeral services for CamPle v.-eie held yesterday afternoon a', lias- sett Cemetery by the Rev. A. p. Muncie. In addition to her parents and two sisters, she leaves three brothers. Jimmy. Charles and Billy, and two sisters, Dorothy and Ann. Albania in Greece understoo claim. '.More, Optimism Shown There was a distinct impression that Hyrnes was more optimistic nbmit the I!lg rour foreign minister:;' chances for -success than lit any lime since the meeting began 11 dny.s !i|.;o. Although (he heaviest secrecy Mlrrounded Jlyrnc-s 1 iiegotlallonK with V. M. Mololov, It appeared the iwo m' 11 were dUciisslng some formula for InlernallonaHx.Ini; 'ivleslc tor a limited number of years. This .scheme v;a.s llrst supgestcd by Gcor- i:cs nidiiull (ft France. A ivissiblc comiillcatlng factor In Ihr: Trlrslc negotlalloiis war, a U. •S. Navy announcement that the Cruiser Kiirgo wa.s nearinx the Adriatic port, it will join Iwo destroy - '•rs (here to be on hand If any trouble nrcnrs. The three warships comprls? tlie entire American Mediterranean "Heel." fA Washtnc.lon dispatch said the derision to M-nd thc I-'argo was niiiile several weeks ago. when the Tin-sir- s-lulation appeared more explosive. and apparently' was never reviewed. » 'I lie daily plenary sessions dwi:i- d'ed lo inslcnUicancc while thc crucial dccl.'ton wns liftng made be • liii'd the .'.cenes. A full session wnf called for •! p.m. today, probahlv lo clear away more minor matters. liyines wns using the same srnoofh "fixer" technique he lon<-J cinplnyrd on Capitol Hill. Belore and alter yesterda\''s plenary ses- -'icn he talked ai length with Molo(lien In (urn with Uldaull and Weather ARKANSAS--Partly cloudy to Earl Browdcr Flying Back to United States SHANNON. Eire. June 26. (Ul'l — Earl Jlrowilcr, deposed leader of the Anirrirnn )>arty. took oil for New York today after on overnight delav durtiifr whieh lie was iicrmitled lo mingle freely witJi other passengers. Broawder was aboard an American overseas airlines Constellation. The plane stopped over at Shannon on i's Navy Secretary Agreesto Merger Forrcstal Pledges Co-operation in Letter to President. WASHINGTON, .lune »J. (U !'.) -Secretary of Navy James For- restnl linn pledged I'railclcni Truman full cooiH>ratlon In achieving "principleobjectives" of unlllciulon WAMHNCJON, June 20. (U.l>.)_Senate Democratic •or Allx-M W. Hm-lcley of Kentucky today <|enmi:dorl lie butmlc iippi-ovc! I liu compromise OPA extension bill lake I'cspoiisilnlily lor oiKJIiiK all price controls lit miil- *ui«ht Siitulny. Harkley's np|>«»l for uccepluncc of thc controversial bill came amid Indication (hat organized opposition was collapsing. Approval by the Senate would send Ihe measure to the Whlto House. The HUUKO approved It yesterday. Indications mounted thai Mr. Truman also wotfld approve Ihe bill. Urging the speedy ncccptanco of Ihc bill-extending thc agency lor u year uul curtailing mnny of Us pricing |»wers, Barklcy declared "Ihcre will be no' price control u Her midnight Sunday ".If the Senate (urns down the measure. "t don't wanl the Senate lo take or the arnied forces; ^ white "KTSrtto? ^^ SUCh ™'* rorri^ al"ln" T^ , "' d ° " at kl1 ™ w^uhl hnpl man ac ' ,," £"'','" Ml -' IV "- >*"• "»<• '"ore have been predie- *i • n',s r n ' " IS ° KM ' V ""• til "' s "' » l '">«"iy Inflation. I earn- A ri,,i wr •I'.""!? 1 ' 11110 " "* CKl ^ W M th « l '"I" conference ,-e- Adm. Chester W. Nltnlly., chief of port be adopted " naval operations. 'Ihe iiK-siirnncim were given In hcnalei Krsponslbillty connection with Mr. Trumaii-fi Illl '*ley reminded the Senate Pinniam f«i- unifying |.i u , nrmclt llmt Hie House action placed rc- forcos under a slnule department "IW'sllJlllly for continuing price of national defense. I control directly on the Sennlc said he considered the' 1Ie Ral(1 llmt w 'l" "» Its Impcr- principle objectives of Mr. Tru- (Mt «>ns. the compromise bill Is nitiii's program to lie "attainable" " 1)c " cr thnn nothing." and "the recognl/ed difficulties In He snl<i llQ would urge Presl- drafllng legislation which will In- <icilt Trummi to-sign the measure sure llier success, surmounlable." i llml " l slll>11 Ur 8e that it become Under (he presidential plan, the, ° l(lw -" Army, Navy and Air Forces would s<! "' Shcrldtin Downey, D c-il be unified under a single Depart- "'""'"need thai he will vole for Die menl or Nntlonnl Defense headed ™»<l'romlsc wllh reluctance He by a clvlllnn Secretary at Defense cx l' ln »i«l lie was unwilling ui sec wllh cabinet status. price control die completely but The three brunches, however f carcd Iho compromise bill would would oiwratc as separate entitles lcntier OPA unworkable and hiof- They would bo headed by Sccrc- "ctiye. mid result Jn "rapid and ' tarles for war. Nnvy nnd Air: and. rnnrk «ri Inflation.". 1 '• would u "' ' - . . - . The hoi iinvc cabinet status. - Joint chiefs of staff' would compromise the top military authority In the unification plan. With minor exceptions, land- bnscd naval aviation -would be taken over by (he Army Ah-Forces. Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson endorsed Ihc President',-; program June in. Piiltcrson said he iK.'llf.'ved Mr. Truman's plan would provide an economical and effective organisation. lu submitting (he program to Congress, Mr. Truman urged prompt action. It appeared unlikely, however, that Congress would act at (his session. Ark-Mo Plans Approved for Sub-Station LI'ITLK ROCK, Ark.. June 2(i. (Ul'l—The Arkansas-Missouri Power Corporation of Ulythcville has been granted permission to build :\ sub-stallon al Knolxl Clay counly. and a transmission line from the stadon lo Peach Orchard. Action on the firm's request was (akcn by thc Arkansas Public Service Commission yesterday. The commission at, the same lime deferred action on the company's application for authority lo serve rice wells along the transmission htv> ronle, as service could not begin before 1317. The request was opposed by the Clay Oouuty Cooperative. cloudy. Scattered Ihundcrsnowm flfpii! from London lo New York today, tonight and Thursday. because of a mechanical difficulty. Post Office to Have Branch At Air Field Invitation for bids for the establishment of n branch post office, at the Ulythcville Army Air Field Is being otfcrcri, according k> Postmaster Ross S. Stevens. Three Items arc to be offered on a monthly conlracl basis as lotlows: (a) Iransportatlon of thc malls from Ihe niythcvllle post office to thc Army Air Field. 10 miles daily, except Sundays and holidays; <b> provide suitable quarters and equipment, counters and letter held cases, for the conduct of the small branch post office; <c) conduct (he Airport, Branch post office, write money orders, sell stamps, accept parcel posl for mailing, including insurance for (he same, ann" accept nnd deliver ordinary, insurance and rcgfstered mall. Bids will be accepted on each or all of the items listed, preferably all, the postmaster states. Previous postal experience is not a requirement, but an asset to the Euccessful bidder, Mr. Stevens pointed out. Thc Invitation, submitted Tuesday, June 25. will be open until 6 o'clock, Friday, July 5. Bid forms may be secured ft the past office during office hours, 8 a.m. to G p.m. BcrmU •Bur<! lost (tround In their .effort to send He bill back to th n cohfercnce with Ihc House, for elimination of controls on meat, dairy and poultry products. It seemed certain a final vote would be taken lal c today, or tomorrow, nnd lhat tho Semite would approve th c measure hi iti nrescnt form The prosiwctlvc action by Mr Inimnii was less positive, but members of Congress Incrcnslnoly vein' 1 ho wm dccltio «snlnst a ™f C Vi K , cn " cth Wherry. R., N eb., was the leader of a coalition formed ycslcrday to fighl approval of t»e OI'A conference bill. Sens loin Stewart. D., Tenn., and Elmer Thomas, D., Okla, were reported among his supporters An Informed Senate source said tint n number of other senators wo originally planned to support Wherry now have "decided (hey can't go along." ' H Is probable that the substantial majority by which the House yrslerdav turned down effort, (o recommit, „, „,„ , o confCf ' cn( ,, with InslrucMonsv t o restore food de-conlrols had a definite Infill- cure on senators. The House yesterday turned, down a rocommltal motion by a' vole of 221 (o 150. \ House Arcrpls Conftrencc Bill 1. The House yesterday accepted ' the conference bill by a vote of r (o 105. It would extend OPA ' lor another year but permit some i, Increases In prices on food, cloth- * hie and other Items. The measure would allow manufacturers prices prevailing durini; Oct. 1-15. 1911, plus cost Increase;, that have occurred since. Exlrn, chaiRcs would be passed on to consumers. It would set up a dc- ronlrol board authorized ti remove price ceilings [rom other products whenever supply and demand balance. The leglslalion also extends; mi- Ill June so. 1347. the stabilization Act of 1342 under which tho administration carried out its wace control program. Changes ordered In the price control system, however, made it uncertain how—11 at all—wage controls could b" continued. Both administration and labor officials believe the OPA bill means that the present wace program is dead. Only major concession made to the administration so far by Congress is retention of OPA controls on tents, meat, poultry, dairy products, tobacco and petrllcum Economic Stabilizer Chester Bowles and OPA Administrator Paul Porter were drafting recommendations to Mr. Truman o n the bill. Both were expected to urge a velo. N, Y, Cotton Col^on closed strong NEW YORK. Junn 2fi. (UP) — Mar. . 3026 3060 3026 3060 May . 3019 305S 3018 3058 ' July . 3006 3049 3006 3049 Oct.. . 3017 3055 3016 3055 Dec . 3025 3064 3025 3064 Spots closed nominal a t 31.13 up 53.

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