VOL. XLIV—NO. 53 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ; ; BWBPAfrm OF NOR lit** 8T ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI BlythevlUe Dal); N«wr BlythevUle Courier Blylhevlll* Herald Viller President Plans ^Direct Appeals to Curb Inflation Campaign of Intense Moral Suasion Due To Be Announced Soon WASHINGTON, May 24. (UP) — President Truman will renew his anti-inflation campaign in the near future with direct appeals to key industries whose prices he thinks are still loo high, informed sources revealed today. / •Administration official., were said to be making detailed' price ami profit .studies of basic industries, including construction, steel and automobiles. When the figures are completed, Mr. Truman will i»cl down to rases witli individual industries which seem to him to be keeping prices up. Informed quarters said Ihe president's latest campaign would be one of "Intense moral suasion." Mr. Truman has not made up his mind as yet whether his appeals will be public or whether they will be directed only to the industries concerned, these sources said. The President's previous pleas for lower price., have been made in genera! terms. Administration advisers, including secretary of Treasure John "inydcr and Secretary of Commerce ''ell Harriman, have met priv.it- with leaders of the steel and lislruction industries. But they were not armed with cost and Tiro- fits sheets and .their ncgotations failed. Steel is regarded a s a key to the entire price structure because it is a component par', of numberless products. Building nmtcrals arc- twice as high as In lf)39. Construction activity, which was expected to absorb workers laiil off in other lines is lagging, This was emphasized in a Bureau of Labor Statistics report that new home building in the first four months of this year was behind the corresponding 1916 period, and that private home builders spent $3,000- ODO less in april than in January. At the same time, the President's top economic advisor s are not discouraged by the fact that the "talk prices d:>»-rr campaign IMS failed to bring about widespread price cutting. The "deflationary gap" between prices and wages was narrowe.l, they, said, by payroll increases uf from S6.0CO.OO.C03 to W.OOp.OOOJOW.- 000 won in Current iS-ceiit-aii-liour wasjp settlements. lAloite these economists said, they'atlributcd this to the president's campaign. Meanwhile i,t was learned, the President's Council of Economic advisors is preparing a re)»rt on th« dangers of a slump if prices are too high to enable consummcrs to buy the goods which the nation can produce. Contributions To School Fund Total $16,563 Contributions to the school fund drive for $50,000 to '>e lucd lo buy a new high school site slowed signs of slowing down furtiioi- today as less than $375 in new donations were reported. Reports today showed that SSGS.flO have been added to i.hc fund, raising the total thus far lo Slo.5U3.23. One contribution of more than *1()Q was reported. It was $250 which ^Unc from the Klrby Bros, stores. Other coniributions follow: Miss Florence Chamber.-., Jio; Woodrow Goodman, $2; Mrs. C. O. Holdcr.iSG.30; William Lambert,'s5;' VVentdw Marrow, $5; Jamo; P.am- bo, $S^Happy Hour Grocery and Market. S4D.50; Victor Slilwell. $5- I-eon Slilweli, S2; E. B. Thomas, $25; and Mrs. R. C. Bruce, S5. BLYTHEVIME. AUKANSAS, SATURDAY, MAY 24, 10-17 From Joiner to Get B. A. Degree John Edward Chiles of Joiner, blind since birth, will reap the, reward for his ycn.-s of hard work nnd determination Jim.: 1 when he receives his Bachelor of Arts degree from Hcndrix College, con- way. The sou of Mr. and Mrs. E. ij. Chiles of joiner, he iias been <me of the outstanding studrnls on ihe campus since his onr'illmem following graduation ! Km Arkamas School for the Blind, Lill.l-j Hock. He has twice been chosen for the "Who's Who in American Colleges and Uimrrs'lies" Last year, he was awarded Ihe M. L. Schisler History PI i/.e. He is a member of Alpha Chi, national honorary scholarship ira- ternity, and Blile K C ., nalbnal honorary leadership rra'.wrily. Mr. Chiles is a member of U,e rieoster Club and an honoprnrv nu:mb':r of the "H" Club, oi'uini/Atloii for alhlelic Icttcriiicn. Dr. Aubrey G. Walton, pastier of-First Methodist Crunch of LiN- tlc Rock, will deliver the baccalaureate sermon at Firs', Methodist Church of couway June 1. Congressman Wilbur D. Millers will be the commencement speaker. Blytheville Child Wins Mid-South Contest Honors John Loggins, students ai Central School, won first place for the best scrapbook entered in the "Lives of the Master's" scrapbot'K contest, part of the Memphis Junior League sponsored ran.;;..; program for Mid-South rjracle schcol .students, it was announced this morning over radio station WMC, Memphis, when the, 13-week crn- lesl was climaxed with a radio lirogram with student participants going from Blytheville for the program and a tour of the city were. 50 students, accompanied bytcacli- ers and parents. Students receiving honorable mention from BlylhcviUc were Jo Anne McQuirc, sixth rjrade student, Sammy House, fiftn grader; Billy JK.™ tl . °f Uic first grade, All YWro pupils, Nancy Slovall of Ccnlrav School. Prize for the most pood -scrapbooks from one class went to the fifth, grade at Yarbro, John and Ihc Yarliro class received Columbia Record Players. Lynching Feared; Can't Find Victim North Carolina Police Puzzled Over Failure To Find Negro's Body JACKSON, N. C.. May 'M. (Ul'l— Sleepy-eyed state hi;;;iw.iy patrolmen under crackling orders from Cov. Gregg Cherry lo "spare! no efforts" swarmed the ,'oads of rural Northampton County ai;ain today for traces of a missing; youm; Negro and the mob of white men who scb.- ed him from jail here yesterday. More' than 80 patrolmen Ilooelcel into Jnckson and nearby Rl.-h Square to aid sherill's deputies and State Bureau of Investigation agents but there was siil! no sign of Godwin (Buddy) Bush, 21, or [he- mobsters who seized t,;;n. •He was believed to have been lynched. Meanwhile, speculation mounted t in Jackson that the young Negro 1 might have escaped from u, c mo b and gone into hiding. Officers studied tracks in the soft earth across the street from 'the jail, which appeared to have been ma.-lc by a running man who slipped r.nd fell. One family whose identity w;,s guarded said they thought they jaw a man break from a voup of cars and dart between (.w > houses -is I the mob left the jail. About' the same time they heard a shot, they said. The jailer who lo.s'. the •jrisin- cr also reported hearing what sounded like a shot or automobile backfire. Tried to Warn .lailcr Officers, however, were (fghl- lippcd on this possibility. Grey-haired Jailer A. w. Edwards received a frantic wamin™ not lo surrender his keys only 15 minntr-s after the armed white men seized the young Negro sawmill worker and whisked him away. District Solicitor Ernest R Tyler revealed that he had telcp,i":icd Edwards from his home at Uoxohcl too late to save Bush from ahduc- tion. Tyler said he had heard there might be trouble and called Edwards to warn him. Bush was arrested un a charge of attempted assault after ho was identified by three Rich Square youths —Robert Branch. Rudolpn Evans and Robert Moellin. Trimly-built Mrs. .M:u;;:ircL Allm Bryant, honey-haired taincl of tb» attacker's advances, could not po-,i- livcly identify Bush -n 11,0 Nc=ro man who lunged at her from a dark alley and chased her down the sidewalk. The man did not loiich her she said. She screamed and th» three, youths ran the altackc:- away. Baccalaureate Sermon Sunday For 99 Seniors Several Blytheville churches will dismiss night services tomorrow because of the baccalaureate service for .BLUhcvilte High Sc-hooi graduates. These Include First Baptist Church. First Presbyterian Church, First Methodist Church, Lake Street Methodist Church and First Christian Church. The sen-ice will begin at 8:30 p. m. and will be held in Ihc High School stadium except i n case r,f inclement weather, when it will be held at First Baptist Church. The Rev. Harvey T. Kidd. pastor of First Prcsbytcrain Church, will present the baccalaureate address. Judge Light to Hear Civil Cases in Osceo/o An adjourned term of tho Osceola District of tile Mississippi County circuit Court will convene in civil session at Osceola Monday with Circuit Judge Charles VV. Light ol Paragould presiding. Stern Measures Planned If French Workers Strike PARIS. May 24. (UP) _ prcmirr Paul Rnmadicr announced today that the French government will take over the country's ens and electric plan 1 ^ if workers carry out a threat to strike for a 23 per cent wage increase. Ramadicr said that workers sisting government requisition ders would be imprisoned and nnn siK-ctalisIs put ,to work in place. re- Trial Near Christian Leader Takes High U^.m m^M^^ti **£<£*****. • •** k. f ._ I S1NULB COPIKS FIVE CENTS An Anti-Climax In Washington Former Congressman, Accused of Favoring Makers of Munitions WASHINGTON, May 2 he war fraud and bribery <UP> — trial of A short time later he- called on Gen. Douglas MacArUiur, who hailed Kalayaum's election RS a significant move toward the erection of n spiritual bai'ilcr against Ideologies lhat seek lo rule by oppression. The new premier spoil: fin hour vilh MacArlhur. He later held u f ,,.., , ... ' " >vna rviacAnnur. no la or heel n laches »srn <SSInill V ( ' VW L J - Mhy 1>rCKS CO"""''"'", I.'H dl.l not ,e- i (Mines lUs climax next week w hrn vn, , ', ,,- ., .... -aches ILs climax next week when the Kentuckiaii undergoes cross- examination by n Bovcrmm-nl prosecutor on his wartime dealings with the Gaisson munitions comblpc. Legal observers believe May's fate depends more on the outcome of his bout with Prosecutor William A. Paisley than on all _ lias Into testimony record In ~ -- ...... the live weeks of the I rial. Aware of the Importance of the cross-examination. May said he would rest today and tomorrow preparatory to conttnuin \ his testimony. The trial will re-sum- in federal court Monday after a wrrl;cnd recess. May is accused specifically of selling his Influence as chairman of the House Military Affairs Committee for some $53,000. He Is on trial with the Garsson brother;;, M'.lrray and Henry, for whom he allegedly got fnt war contracts -inrt oth<:r favors from War Department officials Paisley began his crMj-examlna- tion late yesterday. As scon as the prosecutor stood up, May seemed to sense an impending duel. Though fatigued after u week on the witness stand, he sat up- in hi* chair and watched Intently as the prosecutor approached. I>ate Looms as Important "Was It in June, 194<i. you flr.st heard that the Mead Comrnitti; was invcstlgntinc; the Gnrssons?" Paisley asked. May said he thought il was June but he "might be mistaken." The government contends that May and the Garssons found out. about the investigation as early as 1945 ;md got rid of the Cumberland Lumber Co., which allegedly was used lo cloak the money May received from the combine, In his early cross-examination Paisley also brought out that- 1. Immediately after depositing an ?1,850 Onrsson chuck in his rcr- sonal account at the l-'irst National Bank of Prcstonsbure. Kv., MVy spent it to pay pcrsoni! : bllls or withdrew it in form of cliecks lo cash. But he said ho used •« like amount from hi.s pWnTuiias-to'pKy for oper.-nidii--or "trie Cumberland Lumber Co. / 2. A portion of a Oarsson 55 000 check which May presented at the National Bank of Washington Aug 22, 19-14, was spent in pcrsonnl trans- actinons. Again, May claimed personal funds were spent -in behalf of the Gerssons. 3. May told an untruth to a Himtington, w. V n, wholesale lumberman in saying he h.ul sold the Cumberland Lumber Co Whiles- buri;. Ky., "which I own"' in Apri;, May insisted that he never spent a cent of Garsson rnomry on hmi- self and that every Gar-son check that went through his hands was expended oti the lumber firm lie contends he merely aclod as -fiscal agent" for the Garssons. Blytheville Man Vice President Of Underwriters Lirn,B HOCK, Ark.. May 24. (UP) — George B. Wittenberg, j r .. of Little Rock was elected president of the Arkansas State Association of Life Underwriters at the annual meeting here yesterday. Other officers elected were Lynn Brown of Illythevllle and Harold wood of El Dorado, vice-presidents' and C. B. Hayes of Little Rock, secretary and treasurer. El Dorado won the Campbell and Vineyard trophy for Ihe highest achievement of the year the local associations. among Mr. Brown is district manager of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. for the Blythevlilc district. Aviation Editor Reports Soviets Now Have Fastest Jet Plane in Production BOSTON, May 24. (UP) — johr. Foster. Jr.. executive cdilor of Aviation Magazine, said today Ihe Russians had developed the fastest jet plane in the world. He loltl a New Eng'lai,| aviation conference that Ihc new plane "v.111 top 000 miles per hour, about 40 miles faster than the current record holder, a British plane." He described the ship as a research plane, a single scalar liij'.uer, nnd said it was developed wilh the aid of "German scientists taken to Russia by Ihc Soviets." )f the nature of ihe discussion. Kiittiyiiiuii received hir, official ippoim.mcnt Irom Emperor Him- ilite) today as a ccre-muny iu Die Iin|x.-i-inl Palace. Also present, wcie Ihe outge>ing premier. Shigfiu Ywhlda the speaker of the House of Rcptcscnlalives, Komukichl Matsuoka. und the pru.-iHe.iit of he House of Councillors, Tuiinco Malsudaira. MacAithur. in a statement, is- sueeX soon after Kalayama's clec- tioti by the diet, said the choice road course" of Japan'!: internal politics. He termed the spiritual Implications of the olcrtiMi possibly more significant than the po- N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK, May 24. (UP) — Cotton close steady. open high low close 2822 2835 May 2780 2792 July 3424 3426 Oct 2965 2975 2322 2777 3403 till"'.'i Dec 2870 2882 2170 S|x>ts close 3665 down 13. 2782 ~ "• • * ^* +* • w *^y* • Political Office in Hew Japan TOKYO, May 24. (UIM-TclM, K,,l uyim)lli chl ., slllll , ,,.,,„„. ,„ Social Democratic Party, loday officially became the first prime iliustrr under the new Japanese cousin,,,,„„ llt u premium-sett liii; remony |H'rformed by his cmiicroi. . , . vcai nny of the details of his lulk ith the supreme allied comman- complete- rellKlous exists throughout der. He did hay, however, nesc politics "need i'. evolution." Japanese usidered this as an indication (lint Jap- spiritual reporters lllioil aspccl.s. "1-Mr (he first time In history," i' said. "Japan Is led by a C'hris- ian, who llnounliout lu.-i lili- h.i.s been a member of the I'rc.sbyler- iau Church, "H reflects (h« complete rcllgl- is tolcranee which now dominates the Japanese mlml und Ihe fri'edoi'i which -„- this land. MacAithur called It significant from the broad International viewpoint lhat Japan, chli.a and Hie Philippines hnvu at the head of their government "'mm who embrace the Christian faith." Generalissimo Clihn;. Xiil-:;hi-k of China and 1'rcsKiuil. Manuel Hoxas of tlii. Philippine.-, republic both are Christian*. "It bespeaks the steady advance ol this sacred concept, establishes wilh rlntity and conviction lhat the peoples of the E'ist and west can find common ag.Ti-ment in Die splrltimllly of the human tiiiiul. uud offers hope for Uio ultimate creel [on of an Invincible spiritual barrier again,i InflUni- llou ol Ideologies which :,i-ek by suppression the way to power and advancement" MiicAi-lliur wild. "1'lils is human progress." Central College Anderson Brands Farm Budget Guts As False Economy Board to Elect New President Baptist School in Conway to Become Co-Educational The Hev. !•;. c. Drown of Ulylliv- vlllc, cliairinaii of the bomd of trustee* ol Central College- at conway, snl,| today that the college: would liPKln its Pall term In September with a now president mid us n co- I'diicutlniiul Institution. 'I'hi' liev. Mr. Brown's slaleme:it Inllowocl the dl.smls.sal yesterday In Little Hork by the board of Dr. l(. 'j. Whlrple. who lias been president "< Central College, n llnptlst girls' Osceola Seniors ReceiveDiplomas 25 Graduates Hear Address by President Of Church College OSCEOLA. Ark.. May 24-H wi || akc couniKC and dclcrmtrintlon to meet the challenge of today "i. John SpniKuitis Jr., president of Arkansas College, Baicsvillc, told 25 Osceola nigh School graduating students at commencement exercises last night at u, n n|., K School auditorium. " " Dr. Spraggins' topic wns "Mecl- m(i the Challenge of Today." . When awards were presented. Clco Jean Bureh received the vat- o: -SteterhmxT Award. v _ _ . Tw,, Get .Scholarships" The salutatorian's Award went (o Evelyn jean 1'igg. winner of Scholarship Award. Citizenship Award and Danforlh Foundation Award. Both received medals and Henderson Scholarships. Other Scholarship Awards went to Doris Mathews . and Stanley Jones anel also rcceivin • Citizenship Awarels were Sara Jo wind- Jand. Stanley Jones and Dabby Williams. . Tommy )). Banister received one of the two Danlori.h Foundation Awards. Stanley Jones also received the Bauch-Lomb Sdc-icc •Award and Freddy and Tommy Hnnister won awards for best all- around athletes. Ear.d nwards went to Billy jop Carlisle and Robert Clay Driver and Perfect Attendance awards lo Billy i^v- cnslcin. David chllds, Tom in y Banister and jo Ann f.aiiey. American Legion Awards -went to Jimmy Lee Stevens and Jcannctte Bowen. The Rev. w. V. Womack. pastor of First Methodist ChurcU of 03- ccola. gave the invocation nnd the school b.-ui(| played the processional and recessional and Ihe school loyalty song. Miss Pigg presented n Piano nolrf. "Llebc-Uraum" I.ls/t, and Jo Ann Laney presented "Play. Piddle Play." Awards were mad? by C. Franklin Sanders, .superintendent, the American Legion Awards were maele by Fred Taylor. 13 A R. Award by Mrs. H. B. Jones and I'. E. O Award by Mrs, David Lancy. Ben F. Butler, president of School Board, presented diplomas. Stuelents receiving diplomas were Freddy B. Banister, Tommy G. Banister, Clco Jean Bureh. Dorothy Camp, David Chiles. Betty Sue Conway. Robert C lay Driver, Ru'li Lee Eikner, Gloria Jeanne Gcld- rcich. John L Griffin. Jimmy Hart. Stanley Jones. Murlynn Kisscll. Jo-Ann Laney, Billy Lcvcnstrin. Doris Mathciis, Mary Ann Phillips, Evelyn Jean Pigg, Juliet Stephens. Billfe Sue Thomas. Joe H. Wellborn. Bobby Williams. Sara Jo Windland, Bcttye Jo Crews, and Mary Sue Young. Mrs. Truman's Condition Grave LitHc Change Noted Overnight, President Reports to Newsmen GUANDVIEW. Mo.. May 21. (UP) —president Truman navl tueluy I here had been no overnight rlmnfe In Mie grave condition of his critically ill 04-year-old mo'her "She hud a fairly yood nlglil •• the President adelcd. Accompanied by his wlfi- and •laughter. Margaret, .Mr. Truman left the Mnchlcbiicli Hold l,, resume his bedslefc vigil at n:10 a.m. Leaving |], D hotel Mr. Truman paused to buy "buddy poppies" ' eight licliool ijlrl-i repic.sr.nt- Kansas City Veterann of For- 11 Wars Post Me). 18. dollar bill, ms own bills finally r>-- hausted, he borrowed the eighth dollar from Mrs. Truman. = The President put Hoc 'poppy in his lapel, then rctiiriu-d the other seven to be sold n«nln. It was mining dlsiu.illy us lh c first family entered their car fe>r the ride to Grnndvlcw. Kaillor Mr InniKin passed ii]i his morning walk because of the recurrent clown- Mr "ThDrc has been no chan^ rnmian told reporters. "She fairly good night." 'Plie President, up at f. n.m., li; l( | talked by telephone with his sister Miss Mary Jane Truman. Mrs. Martha K. Trumn:i. n(-vear- old mother of the Pru.ii-lr-nl. lav In »" oscillating bed. slD.;|,lnR nuwt of the time but resting f:,lriv comfortably as a stair of doctors plus members of the family sought to rally her sagging strength. 175 Fraud Claims Loom Against E. Arkansas Vets LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 51 <UP) _ United Slates AtlimW James T. Gooch predicted today that the number of cases involving veterans' fraudulent unemployinrut and subsistence compensation i«W reach 175 in the Eastern Arkansas District.. He said he would be^in an immediate investigation of all cases and present the evidence to the 3410, Federal Grand Jury in September. 2973 Attorneys for the Veterans Artmin- 2880 islralibii made the original invest!' I gallon that led Lo llio charge*. gthcn" Scnale-approvcel provisions, In exchange for concessions by the House. He has conceded (hat the final bill cannot be much stronger than (lie Senate bill if it is lo survive a I'residcntal veto. N. Y. Stocks Closing Stock 1'rlres AT&T.... Amer Tobacco ' Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central North Am Aviation ,.. Republic Steel .. Radio Socony Vacuum Sludcbakcr Standard of N J Texas Corp Packard U 3-Stcd 11B CCi 35 07 3-1 152 1-2 33 1-n 15 L-2 51 3>J 13 1-2 7 5-8 24 3-8 7 7-S iiiiol for' I IK- past year, the remainder of thr- school ••cur anil until a new president l elrclr-d. administration ol t.hi 'diool will be in lh,. hands of n •oinmltLce composed of two ixian iflicpi's and two members, the Ifdv. Mr. Brown said. As president ol the board, the Krv. Mr. JHrown will be on this com- iltlep and has immcd to serve with him. Ilnard Si'i:rctary Mrs. Hiy l.n.s- ley of Conwiiy. l::|. Rev. w. N Pr.ui paslor of the First Baptist Clmrcli ul Lonoke. and Mrs. !•'. E. Cluodli.ir of Kusscllvlllc. The liev. Mr. Brown emphnsi?.- :•(! lhat administration ol Ihc-school would be handleiel Jointly by this commlUco ami that authority would not be; ci'iitciali/.eil In the hand of any one person. Terms Charges "Fnollsh" In saying this, he denied the slate mi'iit of I5r. Wlilppli; Hint he would heroine acting president of lh. Collci'.e June 1. Following his dismissal. Dr 1 . Whlpplo yeslerduy clmriied Hint, the .Rev. Mr. Hrown hael been trying to gijt cnnlrol ol Central College since the Arkansas Stale nuptial Convention In Texarkana lust November. The Rev. Mr. itrowi said tlie.M. chariics WPJV "foolisli" lirciiuse he \vns simply elected c.halrman of lli^ board, which Is In turn elected by the Convention and responsible to No one- will tic iininrit an "a- r:li«g prcsldenl" mid !il. s n -nrk on (lie irilriim admlnlslradon committee W ni not taki. 1dm from his iliitlrs IHTB a.s pastor of (In- Flrsl IJnpdst Clliircli, lie puintcd nut. lie salel ho has been authorly/Ml by thu board, to appoint a three- man committee e>f bnnril members' \\ASHNC: ION May 2.1. (UP)-Secretary ofAgri- niltii-,. Umton !>. Andor.son todav urged Congross to u what ho callod the "false oconoitty" of the Itouae in H |iciii g 32 per cent from the "(lentirlmnMl'H fiimia Stricken II! Sl-niitiir iMcK.;ll:n- WASHINGTON, May 21. (UP) — Sen. Krnnelh D. McK.ellav, n Tcnn., dean eif tho aeniu/;, sulVci'i'd' a sudden lllncsj; In |,l s ,,|H, : ,, (w |, ly anel was taken to the Nuv.il lle>.s- pltal at nearby liethcsda. M-l Ills comllllon was described UK ucul McKellar's (ifflce; .i.iid l| H . -,•,]_ year-olel lienator became II! ul |,| s ele.sk. A cnpllol physlcmn was :iuml moned. Ofllelals at the hospital declined to reveal the nature .-,[ McKe-llar 1 .-; lllnejis. They said only Unt he was "under media-, 1 obsei-v.illon" and Unit lib condition was "good." McKellar, who llrit was elected to the House of Kopivscnljil'v.v; In 11)11, now is Kiu-vlnif his alxlh term In the Senate. lie was linn of the Senate ilurmir ihn ' [ tiir t of Ills; II fill term r^l iii nn - u,g lhat posl w | en I) r Little Progress Noted on Labor Bill Compromise WASHINGTON -May 24 (UP)- Scnato Labor conferees appeared today to have retreated about as iar as they would go In compromising the Senate's labor hi!! with that approved by |,b c House. 'According to Chairman Kobeut 'A. Taff. R. O., of the senate conferees, there were four or five 12"l llllsctllc(l '"sues and 10 or It was his personal view that the senate would have to insist on House acceptance of the Senate'.-, position. However, his altitude apparently did nol rule out the possibility of further minor concessions by the senate. Chairman Prc ( | A. Hartley. Jr. R. ". J-, of the house conference ap- •""}«< mm m/v, I>I/.M,IUI.-HCT 01 tvoren pcarcd to be following a strategy Iji| Ue Uock, to press action In ob- of demanding changes to "strcn- talnlng the property, the flcv. Mr. lo select n new president for the cnlli-Kc. to be known as Centnd Baptist Collene when the fall term begins. A new president will be iiiiincd before the term gets undcr- wav. he said. The change to a co-educational school Is being made In accordance with orders of the Convention the Hcv. Mr. Brown said. Event* leading lo Dr. Whipple's dismissal began in March when a petition reo.ue.Ulne; his removal from office wns signed by 70 of the ID students and lo faculty members anel submitted to the board, the Hev. Mr. nrown explained Three meetings were held In March by the hoard to discuss the petllion,-in n-Jilcli the .s!«ncrasta(e.'d tliey would stage, a walkout If Or. Whlppto was not dismissed, he said. K\pl:iins Dismissal Decision The Ilcv. Mr. Brown salel Dr. Whlpplc was ellsmlssed because "ho just couldn't get along with .the M mien's nnd faculty." Dr. Whlpple was handed a wrll- Icn stalement of his dismissal yesterday following a meeting of the Ixmrd In Little Rock, The ousted preslelcnt also told Little Rock reporters that he was excluded Irom the board meeting on motion of the Rev. Mr. Brown. This statement was Incorrect, the Rev. Mr. Brown salel. a s motions must be made from the floor and cannot be made by presiding officers. , The board at ll.s meeting yesterday also continued efforts lo ac.- 'luho Camp Robinson, near Little Rock, as a new site foe' the college. Moving of Central College from Conwav lo Mttle Rock was pro- poseel last- year and ordered by the Baptist Convention. A N. McAnlnch. Little Rock ar- chilee-t. was named chairman of a committee lo acquire the Camp Robinson ailc and wa.s authorized to work with Otis Ncclcy. formerly ,in<( now postmaster of Nortl Brown said. Missco Health Workers Locate Typhoid Carriers carriers of typhoid fever won control of Co V* n n ->' in iilbl pro lusl ioi » ' \o•inner's electIniiu. McKHlai bus been under treatment several times this J-KU- n t Hie Naval Hospital. He recently led !ho unsuccessful ughl • 1 | ! :ilnsV Senate Minrii'iiiiainii of David K. I.ilienUia! '.o b» chairman of thj Alomla Energy ConmilKslon. Pressmen Fail In Move to Suppress News ST. LOUIS, May L'-i. (UP)—API. pressmen walked off their Jobs at the at. Louis star-Times today when the newspaper rclnsed lo withdraw Publication of a telegram from Clc-orgc L norry. International president of their union. . The jirc.vsmcn walked out as the. first edition of the newspaper was oclng run through the presses. "dry's telegram wns addressed lo IjOcal ,'18 here and ord^vcel its members to respect the terms of Its contract with the three St. Louis newspapers. Pressmen at Ihe I'ost-Dlspatcli also refused to work. rcix.cy Roberts, publisher e>f the Star-Times, salel. "If that Is the Issue we will not publish a single copy. It Is not In the province of any group of em- ployes or anyone else to toll this newspaper wh.it u should, or should not. print. No other group has ever attempted sue . a procedure. The order to :..op «:nk was Issued "y the union's headquarters hero. Aiiram Wolf, president of Local 38, said ho hael no statement to make. Frisco Purchases Diesel Engine to Replace 'Old 76' I-Vlsro's "Old 715". a switch engine which has operated in the Hlythcville yards for approximately HO years, w ll| l )c plnccd on the retired list by officials of the l-'risco Lines, il was announced lo- are under supervision In Mlssisslp- day. pi County, county Hc.il!n Unit Th o engine which was obt.iiiux, officials lirrc said today. A report l )y i, lc tMrma coll ,„„/„",,,,? the from Ihe Stale Health Department w.i,.« > . .. * - . ycstcrelay slated that the •ttilh carrier of the disease has been addeel to the register In the department. Officials here said Dial typhoid shots for more than 2500 people In North Mississippi County had Ijcrn Riven completed. The sholn were at schools, •' and Ne- . gro, in North Misslssxiipi Count!]. More other Ihan^ 200 disease dipluherlx have been Riven, here. rhols 14 3-4 17 7-8 69 1-2 00 1-4 5 1-4 1 ported C4 I-4|Counly . They were given by County Health Nurses Mrs. Anabcl Fill, Mrs. Irma Bunch and Mrs. Clara Ambrose. . Two typhoid eases huvc been re- this' i'ear in Mississipoi Frisco purchased the Jonesboro- 1-ake City and Eastern Lines in 1025, will be retired to make room for n new dlescl switch engine \vhlch Is being processed to take shilling cars in The lien- blue and gray dlcsel engine arrived In •Blytheville this week and Is already at work. In the local yards. The replacing of the coal burning engine Number 76 by "•- J -'-- - engine, is in .over the task of the local yards. the dclsel line wilh powered Frisco's , modernizaitoli _____ program. E. p. Blomeycr. general agenl for Blyinevllle stated. He state<j that the company has not as yet revealed whal disposition would be made of proud "Old 7G" bm In nil probability It would be retired. funds. He said the committee's action ills squai'ely at the Interests of lie farmer. It would cripple the department's action, programs, including price supports, and go back 11 Congress' promises to the far- ier, Anelcrtejn said. Ho added Vli'e ommlttee overlexikcd agriculture's 'roblems, "This Is not a controversy between Ihe committee and the sccrer ' iry of agriculture," he said. "Rath- It Is between tho Appropriations Committee and the often expressed 'vlll ol Congress itself. "f feel that the Congress will imtlnup | | H bt-partlsan support of established farm proRrnms.:" .'", The committee yesterday approved total operating funds of '$805,- H:).fi7li for the department for the" I'J months beginning July i. This Is $M.'l,.m,7-i2 less than requested by President Truman and $4GO J - le-ss than tho department had this year. ' '„.. Th c committee Bald that while It recOKtifocd (lie importance of agrlnillure, it »a s essential to Iiaro down federal expenses and" rctiirn certain functions to the liiillvlilual ami community level to protect thr. solvency ol the k'nvcrnmcnt. " ' • Anderson said he too appreciated the need for economy. But he said 1110 budget estimate of $1,188,571,:ill! submitted to the committee dreaely reftcctcd'-scvere cuts. T)ie iloparlmcnt, hu said, had ' 10,000 few'ur ctiniloycj It did t n 1B40. "ff the Congress followed the recommendations ol the committee,'' he said, "II would In effect be saying to farmers: 'the policy leglsla-^ lion on the books means nothing; yon have lo fight for yotir rights every llmo an appropriation bill, comes tip." Anderson said he was concerned chiefly over the .soil conservation program which the commlltec cut. from $l!tn,H20,7p4 to $150,OOO.o6b(M)." ;£hls would bQJB.direct violation of Conprr.s.'j contracT~H'Uh ^Tfio^IsrTners, he nald. ... l .' •-. . "Because of wartime .damage , to the soil," he said, "we should re-, emphasize, not reduce the effectiveness of the conservation program We In lh_i department cannot fi- vor n den till warrant for the farmer-committee system of administering larm programs." , employes last March than Greek Guerillas Kidnap 6 Britons Army Truck Driver Killed and Body Left— To Burn in Truck .. •ATHENS, May 24.—(UP> Greek Guerrillas attacked two " British Army trunks a few miles wcsl/jit Alexaudrolis yesterday and killed or kidnaped six men. Including a Capllan. The Ministry of Public Order reported loday., . , "V~ Official and prc.ss reports said M Kiicrrlllas attacked Hie trucks, the driver of one was killed and an- olher man who was wounded w.'is <-xccutcd on the spot, thc'rcporUi said. The guerrillas were reported to have retreated toward Komotiiii with a British capilan and three soldiers as prisoners. Gen. Napoleon Zcrvas seized upon Ihc incident to make the fol^ lowing .statement. "Tins is proof lhal the Communist are attacking not only the so- railed monarcno-Pascist, but -all the liberal peoples. It is proof that the Communist are fighting not only against Greece but against our friends, the British and the Americans." The story of Ihe attack on the trucks was told by four civilians who were captured by the same band a short time earlier. They told Alcxandroupolis Gendarmerie that the trucks were ambushed near the village of Aero. The first fussilade killed the driver of one truck, the civilans reported. After ordering the surv- iors out of Ihc vehicles, Ihc guerrillas scl fire to both trucks, leaving the dead driver inside his vehicle. They said the wounded man was killed by the guerrilla leader when it became apparent lie would be a burden. The two men were buried yesterday in a British cemetery of the first world was at Komollnl. British Army Headquarters said the names would be withheld until kin was notified. More Rom and Cooler Rain bringiii;! .36 of »n Inch of moisture by 7 am. today cooled yesterday's Increased temperatures which sent the mercury to a high of 82 degrees, according to Robert E. Blaylock, official *e»t^ier observer here. Low during last night wns 64. degrees.
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