The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 29, 1947 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS THZ DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XL1V—NO. 57 BlythevlUe Dallj New* BlythevUle Courier BlytheviUe Herald Mluluippl Valley Ltader Jaycees to Hold '47 Cotton Pick Contests Oct. 2 New Events Planned For Older Persons, And for Youngsters The National, Cotton Picking Contest, one of the South's greatest events, will be held Oct. 2 this year In the cotton Held immediately East of Walker Park, it was announced today by the contest committee. Sponsored by the Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce, the contest will be staged in the same 60-acre plot in which 247 contestants from 11 states last year competed for the $2500 l n prizes which go to pickers of the greatest amount of clean cotton. | Prjze money this year again will lotai $2,500 with the grand prize of $1000 going to the winner of the open contest In which all entrants compete. Top money of $250 will be awarded lo the winning entrant in the Women's Division. Second prize In the open event will be $250 and third prize $100. Five $50 and 12 $25 prizes will also be awarded. In the Women's Division, second prize will be $100 and .third prize $50 with four other $25 Arizes also awarded. f Two new of $50 have been ;J|:ocate<i for this year's contest. On e of the $50 awards will go to the entrant (i5 years of age or older who picks the greatest net poundage and tlie other will be given the contestant 12 years old or younger who Bathers the most clean cotton. The Eighth National Cotton picking Contest will be publicized throughout the state by pilots participating in the 15th Annual Arkansas Air Tour tomorrow and Saturday'. Members of the Northeast Wing, which will take off from the Municipal Airport at 9 a.m. tomorrow, will scatter from their planes hand-bills advertising the contest as Ihey fly over towns and cities along their (light route. Cotton Growers Of Mid-South To Elect Officers Members of Ihe (Mid-South Cotton Growers Association will receive mail ballots between now and, June 17 for the purpose of electing county directors. C. D. Aycrs, of O.iceola, second vice- president of the association, 'announced loday. One director will be elected from Mississippi County, he said, and all votes must be cast prior to June 17. Members of the organization arc asked to fill out and mail the ballots to the, Mcmphs office as soon as possible, Mr. Ayrcs pointed out. Results of the election will lie announced at Ihe annual membership meeting to be held in Memphis June 24. At this time the new directors will lake office. Mr. Ayres stated. Mr. Ayer.s is the present Mississippi County director as well as vice president of the association. Ballot Burglars Termed Experts Detectives Believe Professional'Safe Crackers Employed KANSAS CITY. Mo., May 29. (UP) — Police said today that the safc-craekers who blasted a courthouse vault and stole ballots and records from the August primary probably were "imports:"—brought in from another city especially for Ihe job. The stolen ballots — from 32 of the 255 precincts in the Fifth Congressional District—v.'erc the basis for grand jury charges that Rogei C. Slaughter was defeated try "fraudulent miscount of votes and othei types of fraud" in the Democratic primary, one of the hottest contests In the nation. Attorney General Tom Clark promptly ordered the Federal Bureau of Investigation to make "full and complete investigation of the situation, and Gov. Phil Donnelly sent state laboratory tcchni clans here to help gather evidence Tile vault, located in n moderi skyscraper courthouse in downtowi Kansas City, was blasted with ni troglycerinc early yesterday, only ; hours after the Jackson County Grand Jury returned its infict- ments. The safecrackers apparently used a spark from flashlight ^batteries to set off the explosive and carted out the ballots in gunny sacks. Detectives said the method ne'vcr had been used in safecrackings on record in Kansas City, although it was known to have been used in Tension Grows Over Arrests In Lynch Case JCKSON, N. C., May 2fl. (UP^ — reporters were warned today ivc town as tension mounted over the arrest of seven white men accused .of seizing Godwin Bush from jail for a lynching that failed wu!> , UWM n! „,.,.„ „. because the husky Negro broke a- st LouU ant| olhcr , argc citlcs . Truman Returns To Washington; Mother is Better President Faces Important Decisions On Labor and Taxes WASHINGTON, May 29. (UP) President Truman returned to the capital today at 2:10 p.m. EDT from Grandview. Mo., where his 12-day vigil at the bedside of bis aged-and ill mother bolstered her health. With Mr. Truman on the Irip were his wife and Ills il.uiiihtcr. The 'residential party took oft Iroin Kansas City at 10:08 a.m. EDT. Virtually the entire V/hi',2 House itaff was at the airport to (jrcct the 'resident. Secretary of Stale Geoij'e C. Mar- ihall and Secretary of Treasury lolm w. Snyder were amonx thosiv who met Mr. Truinnn at the air)ort. Mr. Truman looked tired. But ills spirits seemed to oc higher Ilia hey have been in reconi days. "I feel pretty good but I novel lave spent such a," he said to Marshall and Snydci-. Awaiting Mr. Trumun in the capi- al was an accumulation of official iffairs with the controversial subject of universal traiiiin ; nt the top of the list, And before another week passes, the President seems certain to have before him for executive approval veto the controversial inconie Lax bill, and an even more controversial labor bill. Each has passed both branches of Congress and conlerencc committees today reached agreements which should speed final consideration and make them ready for the White House. Mother's Condition Improves Mr. Truman came to Washington today direct from Kansas City. He left his mother's bedside earlier than usual yesterday and headed tor Washington after a telephone check this morning on overnight developments. . The chief executive obviously was in good spirits, much different |han %as his feeling a week ago Saturday when he rushed to his mother's bedside. He was due to return Junes to lissouri to participate in the big cunlon program of the ision. of which he was ai aptaln in '" t he'-"iirst" w. 'hat appearance on home was scheduled nearly a yfcar'api While In Washington, Mr. Truman will remain in readiness to re- lirn immediately if the condition of 94-year-old Mrs. Martha E Truman takes a turn for the worse. lil.YTIIKVllJ/K. AKKANSA^ THURSDAY, MAY tl), I {MY Four Children Found Slain SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Four tecn-ajie children of the William Smith family have been in a swampy area near Imliiy City. Michicun. where lliey were tiered. Coroner Lestc, Smith Janet, 2. tNKA Tclephoto.i examines the bodies of way. „, , ,, . , , ,, i They said the method was known .T°*" ro ^.. a !."-" by ^ l . ch . S ° ual : C i nlv to a few master safe-crackers showed resentment against "outside interference" especially the FBI Tor obtaining a confession In tlic jail raid last week. One man muttered that the FBI "didn't have any business coming down here and sticking their nose in it-" Newsmen left town on the heels of blunt warnings An official who refused to be quoted advised reporters to leave because he feared one of them "might be killed." Thc white men were at liberty under $2.500 bail each posted by prominent residents of nearby Rich Srjuare where Bush was arrested lor an attempted assault on a white woman. Mayor Signs Bonds Mayor Charles E. Myers of Rich ^Square headed the list of 15 bonds- Tmen. School Superintendent N. L. Turner was another. His high school students were holding graduation exercises Tuesday night when bond authorities sought to conceal 'Identities of tho white _men even though newsmen complained [hat the names were public records. Solicitor Ernest R. Tyler identified the men officially 24 hours after bond was posted. J. B. Snodgrass, Gosnell, Dies; Rites Conducted Funeral services were held today at 10 a-m. for James B. Snodgrass, 57. who died late Tuesday night at his home near Gosnell. Riles were conducted at Cobb Funeral Home by the Rev. Mitchell Houston, pastor of the Tmmanuet Baptist Church at Half Moon. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery. He Is survived by his wife. Mrs Ouieda Snodgrass. and Hirer so:is Arthur, Lloyd and James Snod- 'grass. Pallbearers were J. M. Franklin, Ira Oiler. L. C. Ellis. Carl Ledbetter, Frank Hall and Lewis Freeman. Office, Two Banks To Close Memorial Day; No General Observance The First National Bank, th " n tlie country. Lt. clarence Raisbcck. detective assigned to burglaries, said it w[ic- hc first time since 1936 that a Kansas City vault has been blown with nitroglycerine 81 Indictments Returned Evidence on which the grand ury returned 81 indiclmcnts for vote- fraud, all in local cases, was contained in the.ballots, poll books and tally sheets taken from the courthouse. I Ludwick Graves, chairman of the board of election commissioners said ballots from two of the 34 :rand jury were overlooked by the precincts under scrutiny by the thieves. The jury charged in its reporl that the miscount of votes defeated Slaughter who was bidding for re-nqmination. Enos A. Axtell wol the nomination in the fain ^s purge" election but lost to Republican Albert L. Reeves in the November general election. President Truman had supported Axtell in the primary. Clark was testifying before Senate Judiciary subcommittee h Washington when word of the ballot theft was received there. Thi committee was hearing testimony on Clark's alleged failure lo tak cognizance of the vote fraud charges in Kansas City. Authorities were unable to determine how the thieves entered the courthouse. All doors and windows were believed to have been locked. There was no evidence that any entrance had been forced. War Department Budget Trimmed House Committee Lops $475,809,077 From Amount-Requested WASHINGTON. May '20. (UP) The House Appropriations CofifTml- lee loday voied a reduction of $4151•( 9,017—nr B.H per cent — in funds requested by the War De- partmc-nt for the fiscal year suTrt- InK July 1. The acount recommc;:. '-. • committee for the Army and' V/nr Dcprtment, exclusive; ol civil functions, -was $~>'2mi82,Wl. Tills compared with President Truman's request of ?f].71G.791,5CO and - this >-"nr's -appropriations of $7,263,542,400. clary of. War .itobcrt p., V. ' i -"" li - c<mrnHtee ith*' Hoover Peace Proposal Wins Wide Support WASHINGTON, M-iy 23. (UP) Secretary of Slate George C. Marshal' today faces mnsinoomirjr; sentiment for negotiation of a separate peace with Japan and Germany. Both congressional and editorial reaction to former PrjMier.l. Herbert Hoover's proposal has veer, ovci whclmingly favorable. But there was no autlx-iitativc indication that Marshall or any of his closest advisers wen- thinking In such terms. On Ihc coistrnry they appeared to be S''in>: nhcarl with plans lo do what is possible in such areas as Western Germany Tvithout Russian and French cooperation, and waiting for uic Fall meetings of the United N,it:M-.r> and the Council of Foreign Minister-; to determine whether the Russians ready to "talk turkey.'' American experts asrcc that Ihc Fail meetings will be the test. If the Soviet Union remain^ adamantly op- jmscd to reaching any agrcemenl then, the whole question of future political and economic policy mus bo reviewed. of U?e Army . wl weaken' tl torielgri.._occupaUon propnims. The committee, however, .said file pro- of posed budget would adcoiiulelv support any army of l.OIO.ODf] n" ficcrs and men. Ihc niaxitnuum provided by law. Demanding Ki'caler cfricicucy tlic War Department, the committee said in its renort that Us action would Ion G4,(>3t ncj-.sons off Var Department pay.'ills at a sav- of SJil3.f3G,216. The requested 95,031 civilian cmnloycs would be ut bv 74. 631. The number of ommissioned and warrant o(M- er.s would l>e reduced from I4(>,- Otl to 125.501 In addition lr> 1'ip ainiro'-i-iali^n. 1 ;. pis have been issued in Im- Ijfy. Michigan, for Oliver Tcr- --*,• .'''-. "i. fharSlng-'hlin 'with t ! degree murder In (he sHaylni: four teen-age children. Ter- School Board at Joiner Discusses Building Plans Plans and suggeslcd ideas for rebuilding of Ihc Shawncc School at Joiner, destroyed oy fire Feb. 10. were discussed at ;x mcctir.^ of the school's board of directors there ycfleiday. Dr. R. I- Johnson, president of Ihe board, said today. No definite plans were adopted at the board meeting and the directors will study tental.ivo plans for the next 10 days, when nn- other meeting Is pl.iinicd, D:. Johnson said. Architect Uraell S. Bransvn of Blytheville, selected last week to Dayton, Ohio, Mrs draw up plans for Ihe rccon 1 !-1 of Blytheville, Mrs. James H. Byers, 81, Dies; Rites To Be Held Friday James Henry Byers. resident o Blytheville, died last night in hi home after a brief illness. He was 81. Funeral services will bo held tomorrow at 2 pin. at Cobh Funera Home Chapel with to follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. Tin Rev. P. H. Jernlgan, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, will olflr,',atc He is survived by his wife. Mrs Byers; two sons, Bill Byers Black Oak and J. B. Byers Greenville, Miss., and eight daiigh Icrs, Mrs. Grace Wlnn of Mitchell Ind., Mrs. Bessie Dudley of Wes Helena. Mrs. Ella Murdaugh Chicago, Mrs. Stella Marshall o Pauline Glbb Louise Ander Farmers Bank ana Trust "Compaiml tc f,^ y and the Post Office will be closed 1 !. wc f ° stl ' I? 1 *""' ,tis much preliminary ruction, met with the board yes-1 son of Blytheville and Miss Myrtl' ''""'"" Byers and Miss Jean Byers of Ely tomorrow in observance of Mcm-\ l ,, orial Day, officials of all three re-,i done ' jwrlcd today. iRcgular closing hours arc ex-| pected (o be maintained by most' Blvtheville businesses tomorrow. The Arkansas Employment Security office here will be closed Memorial Day, J. M. Cleveland, manager, announced today. Dr - ! S and lncrc work to be Johnson -,aid. ARKANSAS — Mostly cloudy, Ihcville. N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK, May 29. (UP)—Col, considerably cooler. Showers in Mar. East and South portions today. I May Pali- and cooler toiiiRht and Fri-i.Tul. dn >'- . .. 'Pet. ton close steady.. 2883 2830 3439 30« 2892 2862 2835 2821 3448 -CM 3022 2997 267 282 342 300 peninK was airesled In Toledo, Ohio and Is being returned to MichlKiin. NEA Telephoto) School Fund Gets Additional $250 For Buyinq Site Loss tliun $250 wore nildctl ; - o. 1 ;- tcrcl.iy ;ti)(! Imlny to l|](^ .st-hoi)l fund drive for S50.COO In Iniy ii nyw liigh sclioal si(u as the total mov- hc commiUrn nllowcd ^J up lo Slfi.7f>8. <:onlr;icl nnt.hnritv for proi^c-1 Ne;vv coiHritiulor.s iK-nt, and ronsli'iirtton of riircr;iH nrl ;t ire raft cnuipnu ni. Tlic proposed ctil in Wnr Ilppnrt- irtnt a.j:pror,ri:i Lions *rniU1 n*<! Rrpulilican <* conomy Icadt* s veil na^t Iho lMir-\v«y ninrk "*» .lic-ir drivn to trim SO.ttno CO.CO'S Ike Mitlcr $50. roni (.lie admini.sLntLion's .srrn'-L'i^j 'slinialos for Iho nrw fiscal yt'u''. | If sustained liy UIP Homo, the P/OrtCS ColHJc Killinft i . -^ House andSenate Labor Conferees ReachAgreement Representatives Win Concessions , To Got Tougher Bill WASHINGTON. May W. (UP) — House and Senate labor conferees loduy approved a '.•oinprninlr.e la-' b»r bill .suslanllally in line with tin: legislation passed by the Senate. 'Assembling for their flmil session with but a single issue in dispute, the conferees abandoned efforts I" settle It and omitted the provision from (lie hill. Chairman Robert A. Tall, It.. O,, i>( Ihc- Senate Labor Committee lntlii-nti-r| u degree ol optimism about Senate prospects for over- rkllin; a nossibli' presidential veto. '1'aft told reporters hr- bcl'y^d chuni'rs made by tho llouse-J:ien- ale conferees would lie sallsfae- Inry In Ihe (ill senators who voted for (lie Senate bill. While the compromise, hill Is -somewhat tougher than the measure approved by the Senate. It oirll.s nearly all the more dra-stlc provisions which had been approved by the House and rejected by the Senale. The only dispute confronting th'- conferees today was whether so'fTie '/ftocro agricultural, processing workers employed in canneries and Hacking sheds -should he denied Lhe unaranleed collective Imrgal^- i»U rl'ihls of the Wagner Act. The Iliuisc wauled them excluded but the Senale objected. The -House expects to consider the conference report. Wednesday mid will complete aoUtm Hie same • lay. unless It should reject the conlcriTs 1 recommendations. The Senate will act lust. Taft said lie i-xpectcd (1)0 Senate In dispose of Hie measure in one day. Aurccmciit on a compromise draft became possible when Chairman i-'n-d A. Hartley. Jr., or the House Labor Commitlcr; aureed not lo pre.'.s House demands lor a de- iinlllon ol agricultural workers. The house cimferees dropped (heir proposal for a prohibition of industrywide bargaining and for allotvlm; private employers lo seek Injunctions against Jurlsdlclimuil strikes and secondary boycotts. M Wornscd bv the Senate, only the NLRU cuu|d seek Injunctions undor the final draft. Mosl of the House's labor "Bill of Rights" was abandoned. Truman Veto Next Hurdle for GOFs IncomeTax Slash WASHINGTON, May 29. (U.I'.)— House and Senate conlcrcuH readied' H iiuick agreement today on the 1'inal form of loKtaliitioii to reduce individual income taxes 105 to !!0 per cent effective July J. The GOP-sponxorrd bill would reduce personal liuumo $«,OOO.COfl,o0o * year. ' . «ut Senate Itemocralu have Truman If he vetors It. enough «• -- voles lo sustain PrMlrient The flmil version of the leslsla- tlon Is expected to be taken up in tht! House Monday find In the Senate either later Monday or Tuesday. .Approval of both houses Is considered certain. The question thru Is whrlhrr Mr. Truman will sl«n or veto the. hill. Mr. Trumnn rcpratrdly expressed opposition to n (ax <!ut this yrnr. The House conferees agreed lo Those would have provided retailed regulation of relations between unions and their members. Surviving of those were u linn on "excessive or discriminatory" Initiation fees and safcRiiards for em- ployes who want to work in slrlke- jound planls. reported Ill's morning include the lollo-jvini;:™. J. Cohen S50, Jerry Cohen !2>. Osrar Fendlrr S2fi. K. II. Ford ?'. Fcinberc's Fashion Shop SL?r>. C. •A. Hiinl.on !S. Harold Smith $5. Carl Lay $5. Elmer Hall 550 and Labor Party n Britain Backs Bevin r.iise to f3.59i".42S,G07 -r u T i • ~ i Two Men; Two Inftircd ilash would he amount cut bv the House from .he major approprial ions bills con- .idcred thus far. There arc four other big ones to go. flag Day Proclaimed WASHINGTON. May 2!>. fU.P." President Truman (odtiv t'rsig- mtcd June K as Flas nay. iml in-Red all Americans [•> fly ll;c banner from their homes on thai day. CLEVELAND. Telin., May 23. (UP)—Two men. one a minister, were killed and two others injured here yesterday when two ligh't planes collided. The Rev. W. [C. Weaver, minister of the Church of G-.rl; an Donald Ledlord wc.'e killed. Hoi' were 28. George Cast ins. Jr., air. W. S. Hnb:,on were injured. Freakish Weather to the North Brings Temperature Down Here Jn sharp conlrast to yesterday's maximum of degrees. Ihe highest l:i Illythevillc this season, chillim: wlnrls II.i. morning brought Ihc minimum reading down lo S2 drain's, according Rr.bert K. ulaylrck, oilidul weather observer. The sudden change wr.s blumed on Freakish weather lo the Noun which found parls of Nrbinska and olhcr states blankclc Rainfall of A2 of one inch was*—— recorded here last nighl. The United Press retjon?-! five to six inchss of snow l.^v on Hit! ground in Hie western iiniiii bell today, bul the U. S. Writhe.- Bureau prntiiclcd elearini; skies. At least five persons we-;' killed ycstcday in anto wrecks attributed to the rain and -,nn-v. which lashed Wyoming. Colo.-a i-\ Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa ,\ni consin. At Kcnosha I'tvl 1 Wis.. a five and one-hal wave from Lake Micii-s;: n over the waterfront, causni sidcrable damage to d >' -• small craft. Storm warnings still of the Midwest and warned of possible frost in Nortur ; r:i niiii'iis and Indiana. Warmer weather was moving; in from tlie West. lioA-evc.r, Colorado trurk fnnivrs, worried about possible frost. d.un.ige, breathed easier when the miT- eury climbed above the free^im,' Sc.,ilh> point. MAfiGATR. Kni;.. May 20, (UP) -Foreign HrcreUiry fOrliesl . Hevln .'on an (iverwhelmlllK vlcloiy for ii- foreign iiolicv at tile Lnlwr "iirly conference today after a spl- •IIed defense 111 which he angrily iltnckcd American iwllcy on Palcs- iiif. Ilevln defeated with case the -abor j'arty rebels who oppose what Itiey call his pro-American, anll- llnssian rorcign iiollcy. The rebel faction wa.s so crushed that it did not even demand a record vole on its two critical resolutions, one calling for closer relations wllh Russta and one de- noimt-iim American policy in Greece d Turkey. ievin slond by his foreign jiolicy on all cmitHs. Kpeaklng w llh obvious nricer he noted Amerienn attacks on Uritaln's Palestine policy ami ;,nld: "Inslead of abusing Britain I do tt ish some or those people woulc bring forward and back up a policy nf (bclr own. As for that Anglo- American commission on Palestine- America actually accepted only one of lo recommendations while 1 was willing lo consider them all." The recommendation to which lie referred was that for the entry Immediately of 100,000 Jews Into Pali-Mine which was .strongly sup pnrled by President Truman ant which has drawn Ucvin's fire 01 previous occasions. Osceola Jaycees Install Officers Blytheville Club Assists With Rites; State Leader Speaks OSCKOLA. Ark., May 28.— Officers and directors of (In newly- formed Junior Chnmlior of Commerce were Installed hist nliiht at u dinner-meeting at Iho Missc:i Clul. hero. Takini! office were President W R. Nicholson, Vice President Henry •I. Swift, Secretary J.unc.-. Klllitnj iinrt Treasurer J. w. Taylor. Directors installed were Tim Bowles, Raj Morgan Jr., Leroy Owens. Emmel Wilson and Vernon Aston. Ilnidlcy Kunbrousih of O/ark president of the Arkansas Juiilo Chamber of Commerce, told (h- 1 Jayeces that the world-was looking lo Ihe youiiK men nf Ihc United Stales for needed leadership Mr. Swift was named last, night, by Stale President Klmbrough as chairman of the state Jaycce iiov- enmicnlnl allnlr« committee. Otho Stanlleld of vlie Blythcyilic Junior Chamber, formerly it rmllonnl Jiiycec director, served us installing officer. Mr. Nicholson »'us master of ceremonies, assisted by J.imas Roy, president of the Blythovlih; Club. Charles Lnnrlry of O/.arX nccroln-v of the Arkansas Junior Chamber. was also a guest. Other quests from the Blyljieville club Included Jimnilu Edwards president-elect; Ted llowser, Jennings Bailey, J. T. Sudbvry. Erwin Jones, Roland Blshup, Marshall Illacknn), Jack Powell, Robert Graves, Ralph Pattoi and Bill Godwin. Mr. and Mrs. Eddie RCR- enold of Armorcl attended as (hicsls of the Blytheville Jaycjes. Formal Opening Held by Grocer In New Store Formal opening, of the new owe's Grocery located at 532 North Sixth Street was held today. Cecil jowe, owner, announced this morning. The new brick veneer food store is one of the most mortem in Blytheville, Mr. Lowe st»tcd. Plenty of. concrete parking space has been of "tirc~cul'rroni""2o"7o 7? made available to patrons, lie said. .lie July I effective date specified by the eSnate. The House version of tile bill would have marie the cut retroactive to Jan. 1. The house also ae:eplcd< a Sen- •itc chaiu'c In the bill liberalizing .he provision yranlinj an extra :5C3 exemption lo all persons tia rears or older. On ihc only other point of dis- srecmvnt, the Senate and House conference committee members compromised their differences. They agreed that the tax cut would lie 15 per cent on income earned lieUvcen $131,720 and 5303.C03. The Senale had provide ft 15 per cent cut on Income earned Mill Sia.CCO and W03.COO. Thc House bill contained no 15 jjer cent provision at all. The Houie provided that every person with a tiixahle Income between <1,000 and i30:t,OGO would have received a 20 per cent cut. Under the compromise, persons whr> havft Incomes above '$136.720 would got :i 20 per cent tax up Co" thut amount, a 15 per cent on tho iirxl pan of income up lo *303,GOO. and a 10 5 ncr cent cut on Income above £303 OD Chairnmn Eugene Mlllikln, R.. O!o.. of the Senate Fiiiant Committee told reporters that If the House rp:>roves the conference report !n time for tho. Senate to act Monday, the bill probably would be readv to scnrt to ITie White House late that day. ' Barklcy Bilks Scnulo Democratic Leader Albcn nrkley ol K:nlucky said he would lot sign the conference report and would oppose It In the Senate. The •i2-lo-S4 vote yesterday In the Sen- titc In favor of the bill, however, made it certain that the Senate would improve the, bill.- Following six days of 'debate, the Senntc lule ycsterdav pissed the Rr- puhllcan-sponsoren; bill fix-t -)»t on outhern Lake Michigan ami Lake Huron and Lake Erie, but ihi: weather liurcau sal<l tfv hti; 1 .! winds which ha\e <hiirni"i HiC Great Lakes would dim'-Ai.'i tonight. At Chlcnso the'.cr dipped to 38 degrees, a record low for (his date. Tho w«--.i!!:cr bureau said the low :emp'ra'u:cs would continue Uiiwi^uai'. most Tlie sUirm which bro,ij;hl i.L'' linsea.sonal snow was heading Northeast acrois Ixiwcr Michigan. Physicists said the w.ivj \vhtcn hit the southern Wiscons'n shori-- 30'iirr' cent . s b.y;irrorn '.10J5 .to iih'. Jury i; tlie'Vote ' Fickle Weather Brings Change in School Plans Because of uncertain weather the Blylhevllle Junior Hieh School graduation exercises will be held In the High School gymnasium at S p.m. todnv Instead of in the stadium as scheduled. W. n. Nicholson, superintendent of schools, announced Ibis inoriihiR. Mr. Nicholson also said that in the event of inclement weather, the Senior High School Rraduatlon cx- esrcises. scheduled for 8 o'clock tomorrow night, r-lso will be held In the gymnasium instead of the stadium. It was previously announced that exercises would be held In the First Bairtist Church If bad weather prevailed. Univcfsity Summer Term To Begin on June 10th FAYFITEVH Ij|5. Ark.. May 20. <UP)--There will be adequate ac- rouniu'dation.s at the University ol Arkr\nr,a s for all sinple men and wi.nien who \vlsli to attend tb'c Summer session opening June ID. , Dr. Henry Kroncnocrg. director of line was (he result o' local tha:^:- u^ cs in a(nio.s]ihei ic was whipped by iir-.-ssin-- ami hi<!h winds. lasted only a miiuile but piled numerous small boats onto the beach and buckled a dcx'k as it receded. At Minder., Neb., four persons wei-o killed in ati auto collision which police blnmcd on tlippeiy roads and poor t'isibih'.y. Or.o person v:a.s killed In i Denver anlo orasli. also caused by b.u) 'drlvlnjj wcalhcr, [ MIC Suummer session, announced today. Clashes will bCRin June 12. Kesi.stration for a second lerin will hn^in July 18, Kroncnberg said. pointing out. that the Summer's session will be divided Into two six-week terms. More thnn 3(10 courses are being offered, a Jarge number of them first-year courses for the benefit of men .Ins!, out of the armed forces and for hkh school grad-, lifitcs entering college for the first, Chamber of Commerce Directors Hold Meeting The Hoard of Directors of tho Chaber of Commerce was scheduled to hold its mon'.lY meeting Ibis afternoon at tlw Chamber of Commerce office in City Hall. was M for and 34 Forty-live Republicans and seven Democrats voted for it, Thirty-two Democrats and two Republicans opposed It. ' . • ; Those 32 Democratic votes arc ex- ictly the minimum nutnh-r necessary to sustain a veto, If all 95 scn- alors were present. In addition, two absent Democrats were not paired, but were announced .is belli j againrf the bill. Two other Democrats were absent and paired ugainst It. The possibility of a v«io did not keep Republicans from working at top speed lo get a la* reduction bill to Ihc While Houso promptly. They plinmcd to lay it on President Truman's desk Mondiy or Tuesday. Senate nnd House conferees werr expected to agree todn/ on nriJuM- ment of dlllcrences in the versions of Ihe bill passed by the upper and lower chambers. Three. Major Changes Made The Senate made thre majrr changes In the bill. It set July I as the cflcctive date, whiri- aa the House made the cut retroactive lo last Jan. I. The Senate also lowered the rale per c?nt in the $18.000-5302.000 brackets. The third Senate change liberalized Ills provision granting an extra $500 exemption to persons Co years or older. Republicans beat down nil Democratic attempts lo amend the bill on the Senate floor mi.i posscd the measure in the form Iliac it was reported by the Senate Finance Committee. Starling on July I, tho Senate ijlll would cut personal income [axes by Ihesc percentages: ' 30 per cent reduction on Incomes up to 51,000. 30 to 20 per ccrtl on Incomes between Sl.OOO and-$1,395. 20 per cent on incomes between Sl,3!>.> and 573,000. 15 per cent on that p^rt of income between $79,040 and ?302,- OOfl. 10.5 per cent on thai part at income over 5302,M0. Taxpayers in Ihe l-\ xvould get a 20 per ^ lax on income bclo-v Thc House granlc N. Kinal Slock Prl.-e-i: A T & : T Amcr Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward Iiit Harvester North Am Aviation Republic Steel Radio . 163 1-4 68 1-4 35 1-8 78 1-2 69 £-8 152 1-2 34 1-8 £5 7-8 53 1-4 81 1-8 7 1-2 25 8 1--1 Socony Vacuum 14 7-£ Studcbaker Standard of N J Texas Corp Packard 13 1-4 '-8 exemption to per; J older, but nllower husband if his wh CA were less than $50* provided lhat thj.95 be ofTset against *~^— ceived from ccrt^. *± milt Irs or retired \J excluded from tr~ ^ Thc Senate — — House's restrlc) would grant a exemption older, withfj hiifband automatical!: tional cxcmpi In final ai age. Senate J. ben W. Barki crntic lenders* the time •'. to ci Congress first t ii.98 70 V-8 public debt. 60 S-8 Republicans o 5 3-8 woulrt, do both.

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