The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 27, 1947 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMIN/UfT NEWSPAPER OF HOKTMA8T AHKAN8AB AND OOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XL1V—NO. 05 Dallj New* Courttr BlylhevUJe Herald MUtUsippi v«Uey Lwder ARKANSAS, TUHSOAY, MAY 27, 1947 Senators Drive For Final Vote on Income Tax Cut Many Provisions of GOP Bill are Given Tentative Approval WASHINGTON, M.iy 27. (UP) — The Senate today put ;i tenl.iiivc okay on most provisions ->r the'OOP bill to cut personal income taxes 10.5 to 30 per cent July 1. Chairman Eugene D. Millikin of the Finance Committee predict!d that the Senate would pasj th- hill overwhelmingly when th<: FiiiM vole Is taken. Republicans are driving for passage before Friday. Still to be hurdlM aro Democratic amendments whim Millikin thought would be detailed. After passage, the Senate must p,':t House agreement on the eflecllv:; date. The House bill would make the culs rel- roactlve to Jan. 1. Other congressional developments: Economy—Rep. A. ,1. Sabath. D.. III., told Republicans they would committing "political suicide" II thc House upholds their 32 per cent cut in Agriculture Department funds for fiscal 1948. A large o\u.-. of Democrats, plus a handful of Republicans, opixised the appropriation- committee's $383,000,000 cut In the jarm bill us House deuat-! R ol\ under •iy. The bill carries a total of ( ll^VJS for thc department, ^fibor—Chairman Fred A. Hartley, Jr.. of the House Labor Committee saii thc House would give ui three of its most stringent provi sions in order to reach agrceiueiv with the Senate on a l.ibur bil| These provisions wouM ban Indus', trywide bargaining, allow privat- employers to seek Injunction against Illegal strikes, and bnr us of force ami violence in labor rlis pules. Hartley said Heu-se-S'.-nat conferees didn't Hike any votes bu added: "That's the v.'.iy it's goin to be." ^ Veto Talk—Rep. Gunrgo Mac Kinnon, R., Minn., introduced resolution to ban discussion b members while legislation Is bein debated of whether or not a prcsi denttal veto was likely. He said h was tired of hearing numbers male predictions about President Tru man's intentions. Propaganda Efforts Soured Propaganda—Rep.. Fores; A. Har ness. R., Intl., cliargud that fedora agencies arc .wasting S75.00UOM year on propaganda to promote the activities. He said his House Ex ccutlve Expenditures Subcommltte will i^jart ' a general invcsllnatirj tomffbw to determine If thc age cies ,arc trying to influence Con grcss by publicity. He s;>.kl -jpenc ing money for such a pur|»se "unwholesome nnd unAmcrlcan.' Steel—Thc Senate Small Busine: Subcommittee hasn't yet. cau»hl u with Herbert M. Kai-.i. Last night 1 a U. S. marshal in Ntvv York said he was "tailing" Karp. whom the committee wants to question about a "gray market" steel transaction But he "slipped away again," thc committee reported today. Meanwhile, Karp telephoned to Eay he would appear today "or tomorrow " Thc committee said ii would look for him tomorrow since he didn't .show up this morninj. In the House debate over the agriculture bill, the OOP economy rlrive faced one of 1& toujjhry, tDst-s to date. Republicans agreed Ihe measure would draw more rue lhan flny of five other money bills previous approved by the House However. Chairman Everett M. Dirksen of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture predicted me measure would ba passed by Tomorrow night. The President>d SI 183 517.318 for the Agriciiiluro Department for the fiscal yenr beginning July V«nie appropriations committee lo)(J<l off .$383,000,000. Even if the House upholds this cist, however, there is a bcttev than even chance the Senate will restore some >igs Out of Jail Just o Be Able to Observe His Birthday at Home COLUMBIANA, Ala.. Mny 27. UP> — Claude A Carter, Jr.. dug s way throup.h a brick wall here st Friday so that he could be »t ome in Indianapolis on Ills birth- ay, his lather told Shelby County ollce today. Carter, an Army deserter who scaped port McClcllaii last Deccm- cr, was being held here for trial a charges of robbing a motorist ml leaving htm mule on the hlgh- •ay in sub-freezing weather. A ompanlon was convicted recently nd sentenced to -50 years on the ame charges "He Just wanted to be home for is birthday Sunday," his lather honed Sheriff L. T. lio/eman. "Ho 'ants to go back now and stand rial." of the funds'. Truck Overturns Dumping Load of Alfalfa in Street Approximately a ton of alfalfa was dumpe<| along the side of North Highway 01 a few feet from Chickasawba Avenue this morning \vhcn a dnmp truck owned by Jesse Webb or Blythevillc and driven by an employe of a garage here turned over as it was rounding thc corner. No one was injured, the truck was not damaged and no arrests were made by Investigating officers It was believed that thc dumping mechanism came loose and the Iruck -bed hoisted itself, suddenly shifting thc center of gravity of the load. N. Y. Stocks Closing stock prices: A T and T Amcr Tobacco Anac'H^.i Copper •Beth STcel Chrysler Coca Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester North Am Aviation . ... Republic Steel -Radio Soconv Vacuum Studebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp Packard U 5 Slccl 162 1-8 66 1-8 34 18 77 96 150 1-2 33 53 5-8 50 3-8 13 80 1-2 7 3-8 23 5-8 7 3-4 14 5-8 17 3-S 63 3-4 59 1-2 S 3-R S3 i-a State Air Tour To Begin Friday 20 Planes to Start From Blythevillc on Two-Day Journey lApproximalcly 20 planes will lake off from Lhc Blythcville Mimicipa Airport at 9 a.m. Friday on the irst leg of thc two-day 15th 'An- lual Arkansas Air Tour, Halsell, who will direct the flight rom here to 'Little Rock, said today. These pilots, from BlytheviHe antl other points in the Northeast cor- icr or the state will form tin Northeast Wing ol Ihe Tour. This Wing will join at Lillle Rock will .he Northwest Wing, to be forni- d at Fayettcvillc by Ray Ellis. Among the Blytheville pilots taking part in the Tour will be Bil Crawford. Sum Owens. Dr. J. F Brownson. Thad Nicol, Haroli Wright. Wiidc Reeves. Farmer Em; land, C. V. Sebauah, Zane Hal nnd party, 'L. S. Harlzog, Harr; Wcedman. Carlton Smith Jr.. John Fields. B. G. Grant and W. 1 (Sonny) Osborne Jr. Others from this vicinity includ Charles Rose or Roseland, Eddi Regenolrt or Armorel, Dr. Gcorfl or O.->ccola and Joe Bovm or West Memphis. Mr. Rose i president of the Arkansas Flyrn Farmers Association. Floyd A. Williams of Little Rock general chairman of Air Ton committees; will arrive here Thurs day and will leave here with th tour, Mr. HalScll said. . , Several planes are expected . to take off from Joncsboro nnd West Memphis and join the Northeast Wing en rotite to Little «ock M/. Hstsell said. The Little Rock flight will be made via Joncsboro. Harrisbure, Wynne, Forrest City. Marianna and Helena. Saturday morniiiR. bptn wings will leave Little 'Rock for Hot SpriiiKS via Pine Bluff, -El Dorado and Trx-irknna. A number of the fliers will wcnr the red jackets of the Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce thrOUEhoul the slate will publicize the city and this year's National Cotton Picking Contest. Pilots planning to participate in the Tour will meet, at the Hotel Noble t 7 o'clock Friday morning lor a "dutch" breakfast, Mr Halsell said. College Head Seeks Arrest Of Assailant The riev. E. C. Brown, pastor of the First Baptist church here, was Little Rock and Conway today on business relating to central Baptist College at Conway. whose ndministration will be taken over June 1 by a committee composed of him and three other members or the Board of Trustees. In Conway. the Rev. Mr. Brown told the United press that the school will re-open next Fall in Conway. It will open then lOr.thc first lime as a co-educational college and \\ill have -, n cw president, who is to be nnmcd bv a committee of board members to replace Dr. R. I,. Whipple. ousted last week. Mc.inwhilc. or. Whipple is seeking a warrant for the arrest of a Memphis. Tcnn., Rroccr who punched him on thc jaw shortly alter the educator had awarded ricgrcocs at thc college's commencement exercises yesterday. C. H. Pierco admitted that he struck Dr. W)ilppl c because of a reference to his daughter. preSicnt of the Baptist Student Union and critic or the educator's policies-'^ Dr. Whipple was ousted Friday by the college hoard because of difs rercnccs with the faculty an« slu- den(,s, a controversy which has resulted In 111 feeling. Observers said that the punching incident was a direct outgrowth of these wffcr- cnces. )ne Contributor Adds $1080 to School Site Fund Campaign to Obtain $50,000 n Hearing Total of $18,000 The school fund drive for tb'l,- 00 to purchase s now high school Ite today -jumped to Iho near the 18.COO mark and was given 1m- «tus by a check 'for 11,080 rceelv- d from Swift ami Co. Oil Mill lere. Tills contribution Is the largest cportcd donation to be received n th c drive thus fur and gave lie campaign a boost when it np- :e«rprt to be bogging down. Total contributions reported to lale amount to $11,131.33 ana do- inlions received during the past vro days total $1.218.10. A tICO contribution was reported oday from the Galdcrcst Beer Distributing Co. Other contributions to date In- ilude the following: Pathfinder Sunday School Class <25. J. L. Gunn t!M.25. L. A. Dougherty $10, L. E. Rlggins J9. C. Johnsen $5.85. J. J. Morgan |5, Doi\ A. Blodgctt J5. J. C. Walsh «, Albert Ellis $5. Eula Bishop *5, A. C. Wlical $2. Bill Lowe $1. Win Top Honors in BHS SINGLE COPIES FIVE Vannyi- Kadiryu \Vlillh'.y (Valedictorian iMiirilyn Dft-n CSnlulnlorUm) Vnnnye Kathvyn Wliitley Is vnlcdic-lorhin and Marjlvn uecn SBliitntovliin of tlic inn (MariuutlnB class nt Hiylhevillc High School it wns announced today by .school officials, who also announced otlici honor students antl award winners, Court to Hear Suit to Nullify Tax Increase Hcarim: of a suit filed by 14 Blytheville tnxicab operators at- tackin glhc validity of a city ordinance increasing annual license ices for the operators-of cabs over clly streets has been set. for Thursday morning In a Chancery Court session In Jonesboro. City Attorney Percy Wright said today. The hearing will begin at 10 o'clock and will be presided over by Chancellor -Francis Cherry 01 Joncsboro. Mr. Wright said the suit will be tried in Jonesboro because Chancellor Cherry is .unable to come here on thc date sit. The suit was filed by the taxicab operators In Mississippi County Chancery Court here Feb. 4 and alleges that the increase^ - 2 - 1 - 11 ege t.-kv, nftj/iCd. by ,,.~ ( .. w cir last' ticcember,-~fs' con 1 and m violation of thc cfoititu lion. City Attorney Wright said today that the city filed a 'general nial" in answer to the suit. Honors nnd awards, will be presented ns n part of the Class Night program tonight, 8 o'clock, nt the lKh School auditorium. Miss Whltlcy is the daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. Joe Whltlcy nn^ Miss Dcen, the daughter of Mrs- P. Smith. Miss Wliitley Is 'president of thc National Honor Society, vice president of the Beta Club, secretary of the Quill and Scroll nnd n member or the Camera Club. Miss Deen Is vice president of the National Honor So.- cicty, member of the Beta tilub, Hcd pepper Club, Garden Club, drum major of nlythcvillc MlB" School band and a member of the Glee Club. The valedictorian's and Siiluln- lorlan's medals will be ylvcn ^>y Mr, and Mrs- Samuel F. Norris. Athletic awards will go to Hulli Stay and Dun CiildwcU. with the medals to be given by the lied Pepper Club. Mary Ann 1'ark.s will receive the Music award, given by Mrs. George Lee. Miss Whltley will also receive the Daughters of the American He- volution American History Award given by Charlcvote Chapter or thc D. A. 11 -, the u. A. II. Good Cltl/en- ship AWiird, also presented b> Charlcvulx Chapter, the English award, by the junior class, the Math- einnllcs award nnd Science nwiml Joanne Campbell will receive the Public Speaking award, given bj Oscar Fendlcr. Honor students nlso will be presented Friday night nl commencement exercises nt B p.m. nl the High Sclmol stadium. BHS Graduation Plans Completed Seniors to Receive Friday and Planters Arrange LaborConference Missco Group to Provide Quarters r Latin Americans p., m. for BljrthevUto graduates? at which Dr. Matt yi Ellis, president or llcnclrlx College, _ Conway, will be guest ;;pc;ik^r, was (announced today. Tile exercises The complaint names • the City held at the High School for operators more cabs. Police 'stadium except In case ot inclement weather, when tiie-y will be held at First Baptist church. Thc High School linnd, under direction of Karl Wudenpfu-'l, ilurii. "The 1 Roni- of BlytheviHe. Olilef of Charles Short and City Clerk Frank Whitworth r.s defendants'. The annual license lees were increased rrom $30 to $300 per year for operators owning one cab each. *'" l >la V for tllc Slightly lower rates were provided, .Student Prince"—Overture, of Ilcets of two or Treasury Head Flies Back to Washington TREASURY HEAD 24 .. ATiKADEI.PHIA, AH(.. May 27. (UP1 — John W. Bnyder, Sccretnry of the Treasury, left last night for Washington after an address to the Ouachita College graduating class that the 'present generation must seek a substantial and orderly reduction of the national debt "I cannot ovcr-cmpnaslzc thc vital importance of, th c financial obligations which our country has assumed." snyder said. "There can be no compromise in our delermin.i- Uon to pay that which we justly owe." Jurors Called to Hear Civil Cases in Oscco/o OSCEOLA, May 27. _ Judge Charles W. Light of FaragouM yesterday scheduled five civil cases for trial starting Monday before juries In thc O^ccola. District •>! thc Mississippi County Circuit Court. -i* A panel of petit jurors will report next Monday for the adjourned term of court. Judge Lteht yesterday heard routine motions In clvi! cases and adjourned court until next Mornliw morning, f AYMC Directors Hold Meeting in Jonesboro HEI,KNA. Ark.. May 27. (UP) Presidents of all Eastern Arkansas clubs member organizations will serve on the nominating comrlt- tee to select candidates in the annual election to bo held June 26. The announcement was made following a meeting of thc board of directors of the -Eastern Arkansas Young Men's Clubs hi Joneslioro Sunday. All clubs paying dues In the parent organization by will be entitled to cast a vote on June 15 nil matters coming before thc con- of the board were vention. Members of Dr. J. W. Eden, president of 'Arkansas State College, at luncheon bcfora the meeting. Committees announced l.y BAYMC President Sam Anderson of Helena included; Constitutional Amendments — Owen C. Pierce of Scarcy and Bryan 'Huffakcr of Bald Knob. Resolutions—Joe iN. Martin and A L. McCall, both of Jonesboro. Temperature Climbs Warmer daytime weather put in an appearance yesterday althous! the nights continue cool. Highest temperature yesterday was 82 degrees and the low during last night was 58 degrees, according to Robert E. Blaylock, officlnl weather observer. berg, and for the processional, 'Pomp and Circtimsl-.mco," Elgin-. The Rev. E. C. Brown, pustor of First Baptist Church, will (jive he invocation. The Boy.s 1 Glee Olub, under direction of Mrs. Wilson Henry, will sing "Tho Riff Hone." Rombci'E. Following Dr. Ellis' address, fie iris' Glee Club, also under direction of Mrs. Henry, will FIUB 'It Cannot n c a Strange Counlrc':", Repper. Joan Trlcschmmin will tic the soloist. Max It. Held, president of (lie School Board, will present diplomas and W. H. Nicholson, .sujjevintcn.t- cnl of schools, will present honor students. The combined chorus will shi'S "One World," O'llara, and thc Rev. H. Scott Haird, pastor of First Christian Church, will gl-e the benediction, '/'he clnss rrecs- slonnl will be Triuinphac March from "Aida" Verdi. planters and farmers of isslssippl County will itinnl' ibunty Agent office tomorrow morning to discuss the ImpurtliiB of Mexicans from Texni Into the county for the 1!M1 cotton season, Nohle Gill, local planter, announced today. The recruiting of Mexican labor from Texas has Iwen approved by thc Texas Extension Ssrvlro, Mr. Gill stated, and thc Ija'iln Americans have already begun migrating into Mississippi County for cotton chopping season. Kcmbcrs of thc grgup will be n.'ked to submit the nuiul.vr of laborers desired for the chopping and harvesting of their crops and a icsiime of houslni; lacllllies to accommodate thc forn^ii Inuoi will 'oe mndo at the meeting, iic suld. A spokesman ior Mi'.- T'c.xus Kx- trnsion Service recently .itntrd Hint Mexicans who came in this co;imy lor thc cotton season Kis', year have leporled thnt they were "li?U<.T snt- islicd" in Mississippi County Ihnn nny other section of Hie country -iia: they Imvc worked In. Vhc exact number of I.-ilt:i American laborers that can be obtained for l,h? county Is not known. Mr. Gill said, but It Is expected tln.t a greater number will come here this yrar lhan lu 19-10. Hoover Favors Making Treaties Without Russians Former President Urges Quick Action in Europe and Far Eait 11 > SANIKIK H. KI.KIN llnKril 1'rrss Staff C'nm-.srmndem') WASHINGTON, Mny 37.—Former 'resident Herbert Hoover Is urging he United States today to pursue B sepaiule privce" for'nul-i to hv- mss llu.ssla's "conllniloii.i obslriic- lon" of cfloils to rehnljillta'c Ucr- miny. Japan and Korea. Only by reviving Hie cr;.>mnnles of hose three countries ran the hr-iivy ellcf unrden Ire lifted 1mm Amorl- •iiu taxpayers, ho snr.1 In a memo Chiilrmnn Jnhu Tuber of the iiuse Appropriations C'omiiillUv>. Mr. Hoover was Ur/llnl before nn tpprnprlnltnns Miljconimjlicv tmlay 'o explain why he -reels Ihls conn. ry should niiiko an Immediate sc-p- inilo npouce wllh Japan nnd "con- Vmplute" lliu same for Clmnunj f ItiiKiiln does nol ehiinje her tactlcii "\Vr should wait no I'lnm-r," Mr. llonver salri. "ItuHsIa will nut make war urmut II." By blocking economic uiilllcaHoi of former enemy nrciis, llio former sldfiil .suld, Russln Is full.whiK method by which the Unilec Slates "cun bo bled while by lelle 1 measures." Mr. Hoover's appenrruiDe liefort the approprlHllons MiDC-.iinnnttci wns for the specldc of mp liorllnu nn iidmhilstriilkm rctiucj for $iaf>.0(lf).000 for rclhf ncnd.s h the U. S. occupied anus of Ocr many. Japan and Koro-i during tin fiscal year starling July 1. Hilt ho viewed thc problem as In volvlni! more than cnti|;ru;s:<mal action. He outlined many of thc thlnu that the occupying power-; In Europ and Asia must do and unilo in re store (he war- nnsl repiirnll:)ns ravaged economics or Cieinmivy am Japan. "Such policies us I outlines are of vast Importance tu the nation outside or Qcrmntiy mul Jupan, his meinorandum said. "Tint whol world Is suffering from delay In res tnrntlofj of productivity. The whol world I., nn Interlocked economy, r,n paralysis'In two grail ccutors c production Is a worlrl dlsnslcr." Referring lo Prcaldonu Triuii.ui' nnounced pbllcy of defending th IronllciK of Western clvtltallon, M Hoover .said: "The vital of these- frontier are Germany and Japan. If they nr 'ml, nil EuroiM) and tiiu Far En Natural Gas Supply Sought n E. Arkansas U'ri'LB ROCK, Ark., May 27. U.I>.)-C. o. Wliw, chairman of Arkansas Public Service Com-, will meti with offtclnts of Arkiinsns-Weslcrn OM Com- (iny In IMIIHS. Ten., tomorrow In ic ho|w of convincing ihcrn that aturnl gus would be a paying <n]x>Mllon in several enstc 1 : 1 ! Ark- nsns towns, tncludlnn BlyUievllle. Franchise 'I'hc Arkansas western G».< Ccjn- wny nearly » year ago applied to ic Hlythcvlllo City' Council for n runchlje to Install a imturnl gas Istrlbiitlon system hew. No .ictloti ns been laken on ttni application. Rail Station Blasted JERUSALEM. May 27. (U.l'l — Four Jewish underground inombn's blew up the Ramlch Railroad Station today nnd escape! ;<board train, Tlic number of casualties in Hie stntlon wreckage was not known immediately. Faces Swindle Charge ST. LOUIS. May 27. (UP) — Agents of the Pni today hold Mans Wachsmuth, jr., 30. on charges "f impersonating a federal officer in a $25,000 swindle ol an El Dorado. Ark., deafer in a deal involving government surplus property. Wachsmuth w;us picked up yesterday as he allghied from an airliner at I/Hubert, Field lrom Wash- infilon, 13. c. I are lost. Tuber had nsked Mr. Hoover I piovldo the memorandum on tl recent European tour he hinilc : SKK Ilnover nn I'«jte 2. President's Mother Suffers Minor Setback Youth Conf ( Murdering foul Picking flowers 16-Year Old Explains That He Yield*d to An "Urge to Kill" i, HAST LANSING, Mich., May 27. (U.P.)—Sixtcen- yenr-okl Oliver . Tenoning, Jr., confe.sswl to state police today thnt he shot neighbor children to yoslurday Ixicuiiac Jaycees Plan for Selection Of 'Miss Blytheville' of 1947 Roland Bishop and Gcorce Hub-1 During the business inecliiiK. IS bard Jr. were named co-chaimifn was announced that HnulU-v Ki'n- of the 1047 "Miss Blytnr<i:'c" ( nrongh of O/.ark, president of the Beauty Pageant, to be sponsored again this year by the Junior Chamber of Commerce, at a mc-rt- Ing of the Jaycccs last night in their club rooms. Thc beauty pageant will be lirld within the next month and the winner will become an enlraul :n thc "Miss Arkansas" beauty cn-.i- tcst to be held at Hclrii.i JU:IP 25-2G. Guest speaker last nii;h' was Game Warden Joe Whilliyy, who spoke on both American I-es' 011 Junior Baseball nnd the Fish and Game Commj.s-slon. He (old of improved workings of the Commission after it was "taken out nf politics." Concerning the Legion's Junior Baseball program, Mr. whitlcy said that 1,000,000 boys would Yr reached by the program, for which 17 years of age nnd younger are eligible.* Of Ihe 378 baseball Players on major Icag'.ie rosle's, 215 played on Legion Jir.ilorlcams, lie pointed oul. Arkansas Junior Choin >er of Commerce, would visit thc Blylhcvllle club tomorrow and an open house from 3 to 5 p. m. <n .h-; club rooms was scheduled !n hb honor. Mr. Kimbrotigh will be principal speaker at thc Installation of officers of the Osccola Junior Chamber tomorrow night. 1 A report lo the club on tlic cancer drive showed" Unit con;ii- bu lions fell $45.95 short of Ihe $1500 quota for North Mississippi County. Bill Crawford, president of Ihe Jaycec nooslcrs Club, made up of members over 35. announced that the monthly dinncr-imatiin! of the Roosters will be held at 7'30 Friday night at the Delia Cafe. Bill Wyatt exhibited t!ia scrap- hook of pictures and ,'itoi ies covering last year's Cotton picking Contest which will be entered In project competition at tho national Jaycec convention ,il- Loiit£ Beach. Calif., this Summer. Mr. wns ORANDVIEW, Mo.. May 27. (U.I 1 .) — Martha E. Truman. 04- year-old mother of the President, pullinc out of an ovmw-lit sr-L- back. todny was reported In fnlrly Hood condition. President Truman reported through Press Secretary Chatlcs G. HOSS that his alllnj; mother— who yesterday showed "sl.-irtllni;" gains—was sleeping and appeared to be holding hc r own. lielnylnr; the report. Ross ills- closed that Mrs. Truman suffered n chill during tho night. Earlier the President had snld she "hr,.l a bad night," Indicatlnc she had lost some of the ground she gained Monday. Special medicine, believe;! to be n type of vitamin scrum, was delivered lo the home at 3:20 a. m. niter linvlnt! been flown here rrom New York. Brig. Gen, Wallace Graham, (he White House pnv- slclan, declined lo Identify the medicine, he Indicated, however that it wris a shipment lo replenish n diminishing stock vow' hand. • The small package, delivered In the blnck prc-dawn hours, was handed to a Secret Service man and immediately taken Into lh» house. President Offers ^ewHousingPlan Congressmen Urged To Speed Approval Of Building Program WASHINGTON. May 27. (UP) -• 'resident Tnimnn today uri|i!il 3oiiRress to speed ICBlslatlon to irovlde "n decent Ijoiiic and a >ultnhlo llvlnt! environment for-cv- ory Aincflunn fnnilly." « At the same lltne In n message to con Kress he asked iipprnvnl of 11 iKii'iniincnl consollilutlon plan lo replace the present Icmpnriny system under which federal home minims arc focused under the National Homing AKcncy. Ills reoruanlmlton plnn would set up a housing nnd home finance nenncy mplarliii; 'the 'NHA. II nlso would create a national housing council on which the new agency and Its member orgiinl/,:i- tlons would Ire icprcscntcil along with other federal departments hnvhiK a flnscr In tho housing proiiram. The present consolidation plnn will expire six mouths after the orilciiil end of war, or whenever the President or Congress terminates Title One-of the first wnr powers net. Mr. Truman wants rc-plnccd now with a^pcrmanciil system. In his message Mr. Truman suld the primary- responsibility lor adfi- quutr housing will always with prlvHlc. Industry. 'But Hie federal government for the iifiict d««uJe •Will have "mi Important ro)c to play insllimllultnc nnil facllltntl home construction," lie said. I» Third Kcor|tanlnll<m Plan The rcorganizitloti progrnrri wni Ihe third bearing on federal agencies aiiri tunctlons which Mr. Tru- mnn submitted to Congress. The, plan will go Into effect automatically unless Congress r^Jcct.s It within 60 dnys. I "This plan deals solely with housiiiE." Mr. Truman's message said. "It simplifies and Increases the efficiency of thc administrative organization ot permanent housing functions and provides for the administration of certain emergency housing activities pending their liquidation." Thc president's plan provides: 1. Nearly all of Ihfi jwrmanent housing agencies ol the gov«rn- ^and the remaining emergency Housing activities would bo grouped hi a housing and home finance agency with « single administrator receiving 115.000 a year. 2. Under the agency irtmtd he a home loan bank board. It would administer the Ptdcrnl Savings antl Lonn Insurance Corp.. the Home kimln would Ixxlv." wondered feel like to four rleach "I always wha 1 , i*. kilj some- Murder Charge Filrd LAPEEIl. Mich., May 27. (UP)— A first decree murder Warrant was Issued today tor Oliver Terpenlng, Jr., ifi-year-old farm boy, shortly after he reportedly coiife&ied. the flower-picking murders of four neighbor children. . ' '. , Young Terpenlng fled late yes- tcrdny. shortly before discovery of the bodies, of three sisters »nd a brother In n wooded grove near their Goodliuid farm home where y had been picking wild flowers. Ho was captured by Ohio authorities today on a "lucky hunch" by a Toledo pulnter. From Toledo he wns whisked to Lansing, Mich., by stnte police pending riling of formal charges against him. l.Hlicer County Prosecutor Kenneth smith said he would ask Circuit Judge George W. D"' Jardlns -ried the murder warrant. The four young victims— Barbara Smith, 10, Young Terpcning'R "girl": Stnnlcy. H; Gladys, 12, and Janet. 2. were shot, through the tiac* of the head and le^t In the wooded nreu late yesterday. At Toledo, Constable William Werner snld young Terpciitng admitted the Mayings but offered no motive. , Werner said a Toledo painter, Normnn Dombroskl, heard radio reports of the When he left his home, Just 'tarth of Toledo, the Iwy was hltch-hlkln'n on the road. Ho "nave him a lift',' Dombroskl then wilked' into the constable's office aivj IfcU: • "I havo a boy out In Wle car, who answers thc dcsctjptloii of the one -wanted 4n -Michigan, tar. -munlcr, Do you Want him'?" ..... '',' "You bet we do," Werner replied. .--•'.' •„ : He snld he questlonmi trie youth and that he "broke down and con" jftcr a tew minutes. He r., this Summer. Mr. WyMt among producers chnlnnim of the 19M c«"t=st,! c( i cotton was pi Cotton Poo. Fund To Pay Dividend Of $6,183,388 'WA.SHfNGTON, May 27. (UP) — The Agriculture Department said today that thc Commodity Credit Corporation will bcRin immediately a pro rain distribution $6,183.- 38fl among Cotton growers wno have a financiiil Interest In the prorccds from cotton which the C'CC pooled from the 1943 crop. 'A total of 393,359 cotton growers will participate. As soon as these payments have been completed, thc CCC will begin distribution of the proceeds from the 1JM4 and 1915 crop pools. This will probably start by the end of September, thc department said. Since 193ft the cotton loan pro grams have provided for the pooling of unredeemed loan stocks sit the expiration of each loan period. These slocks were placed in a pool to be sold *>y thc CCC, wi'.li the stipulation that e.ny proceeds above costs would be pro rated whose unredeem- was placed lu the pools Loan Corp., ami Ihe fmic- Ilims of the jirescnl -Federal Home Ijiian Bank Board. 3. Also cy would under thc overall agen- bousing administration with the same functions that this agency now has. 4. A public housing administration which would lake over the job of U. S. Housing Authority nnd some other pcr.dtng (heir etiiercency liquidation. powers May Explains Trip to Cuba With Garsson WASHINGTON. May 27. (UPI — Andrew J. May testified toddy Hint a trip he made to IMvnna shortly after Pearl Hnrbor—.it a lime wh»n Wnr Contractor Murray Garssor. also wns there—was n wnr mission he undertook at request of Ihe late President Roosevelt. May denied heatedly Hint he was "with" Garsson on ills trip to CnlM, allhouBh they traveled there on Ihe Iiave had adjoining hjtiil rooms, sumo plane. He said they "may" The statements wen made on what wns expected to be the! nn.d day of May's cross-cxiimlniulori In his 'iial on chi.rgcs of wartime f.s'ld. The former Kentucky congressman, wartime chairman of thc House Military Affairs Committee, was cross-examined by Government Prosecutor William P.ilsley. Tlic government charges tint; he accepted $53,000 from Murray Oar.sson atul his brother, Henry, who arc codefendants, In return for w-ir contract, favors. fessed . said Tcrpenlnjt produced a driver's license tp prove his Identity. Bister DtscoTcn Bwlln Tcrpenlng had been the oblcct of nn International sepith' centering around Port Huron, Mich., and Sarnta. out., across the border In Canada. Farmer William Smith sent his ID-ycar-old daughter, mien Mac, to search ror the four children nt dusk yesterday when they failed to return home for supper. Barbara anil Gladys clutched in (lend hands boucmcU of violets and lilies six fret away lay the crouched body of little Janet. Stanley's Ixxly wns found about 100 yards distant. Ellen Mac ran home and guvs lYi<~. alarm. He father called Efcerlff Leslie Matthews, who s*nt officers to tho farm area, some 15 miles northeast of here on (ytlll creek. A quick search of the neighborhood rcvcnlcd that young Terpenlng was missing. Sheriff Matthews snld a .22 calf L bcr rifle found In t( granary at tho Tcrpenlng /arm matclicd the death bidlcls The family automobile, was missing, but was discovered several hours later at Port Huron. Terpenlng told Matthews his son lell home yesterday afternoon, tell- Ing his parents he planned to "visit some neighbors." Young Oliver returned while his father war, s away from the home. He usually put the cn'r nw.iy for his /other, but yesterday .he left home Instead. A theory thnt It vtas a sex crime wns ruled out when Coroner Lester Smith reported that an examination of the bodies revealed the girls were not raped. Weather (ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy, much change in temperature General Carson, Famous Marine, Dies in Oregon PORTLAND. Ore., May 2T. (UP) —Brig Gen. Erans F. Carlson. 51. Marine hero and leader Of the fnmed Carlson's raiders or World War II. died nt Emamicl Hospital here today from a heart ailment. Carlson was brought to the hospital here last night. Prom his Brlghtwood, Ore., home after suffering a heart attack. Leader of the Makin Island raiders early in thc Pacific war, Carlson suffered two heart attacks last November. At that time he was taken to an Astoria, Ore., -Naval hospital where he rcirtatucd until January. Then he returned home. N. Y. Cotton 27. <U.P.)- not today and Wednesday. Scattered shower s Wednesday,. c/EW YORK. M^ Cotton close steady.- Mar 2831 5«6 2816 2835 May. 2788 2V« 2171 2792 July 339* SJM .ton 3394 Oct. 2975 »7S ; 5»53. 2972 Dec 2*TO MK 2864 2883 Spots close 3$]4 down. 15,

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