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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST VCS8OURI VOL. XLV—NO. 140 Blythevtll* D»ilT News BlythevUl* Courier Blyttwvilte Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1949 TEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVB CENTS President Blasts Foes of His 'Fair Deal f Program, Pledges Fight to Finish for Enactment 'Score Words' Labor Day Death Toll Reaches 358; 284 Die In Highway Accidents (By the Associated Priss) Labor Day weekend traffic deatlis passed the National Safety Council's prediction of 280 today, and an all-time mark for the late summer recreation period appeared virtually certain. With the heavy surge of home-bound traffic still to come, 2&4 persons had been killed In auto mishaps. And deaths from all accidents * stood at 158. Twenty six persona were drowned and 48 met violent death in miscellaneous accidents, and Associated Press survey showed. The toll neared last year's labor day count of 407 deaths from all accidental causes and 293 In traffic. It appeared headed for the all time record for the holiday, set in 1931 Evadale Child Hit by Truck &Near Wilson WILSON. Ark.. Sept, S—Wayne Hodge, third grade student at Wilson, went to the hospital today instead of school. The boy, son of Mr. and William Hodge of Evadale, was waiting for the school bus near the Wilson Compress, when he was hit by a gravel truck driven B. H. White of Dell. by Herman Odom. deputy sheriff at Wilson, said that the child apparently had darted in front of .the ' moving tiiiuh. to when the overall toll was 428 and the auto deaths numbered 302. The safely council had expressed hope that it's estimate of 280 deaths for the three day holiday endiirg at midnight Monday was to high. president of home-bound BI.YTHEVILLE HOUSING PROJECT PLANS TAKE FORM —Shown above is Oie architect's drawing of the government-approved 5500,000 housing project for Blytheville. The plans were prepared by U. S. Branson of Blytheville. Tlie property is located on a nine-acre tract bounded by the old Jonesboro, Lake City and Eastern Railroad right-of-way on the north and on the east by South Tenth Street. Approximately 100 feet of the project fronts on South Division street as shown in the right foreground of the above drawing. The project is to provide low-cost housing for 80 families. The Blytheville Housing Authority is awaiting final approval of plans by the regional housing office in Fort Worth, Tex. Harness Racing to Return As Feature of District Fair Harness racing will return to the Northeast Arkansas District lal this year after a seven-year absence, it was announced today by Rober E. Blaylock. secretary or the Mississippi County Fair Association. Approximately 50 horses are ex-fr- • pected to race here this year in two divisions of the three-day program. Two races daily, one for trotters and one for pacers, will be held the highway.' The boy wits rushed to Camp•: bell's Clinic at-Memphis, suffering 'from a brain concussion and a severely broken angle. Mr. Odom said that Mr. While .TCR-. not being held, but that in- Avestigation vns continuing today. Tlie truck driven by Mr. White »'as owned by o M. Giimer of Blytheville. Middlc-of-Road Policy Is Urged Eisenhower ST. LOUIS, Sept. 5— WV—Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower said today that "the straight path to America's future lies down the middle of the road between unfettered power of concentrated wealth on one flank, and the unbridled power of statism on the other." "The interests of labor and management in most situations are identical," Columbia university's president declared In a Labor Day address prepared for delivery before the American Bar Association Eisenhower said "no group In our country is more, firmly dedicated to the retention and development of our system of private compet- Ned H. Dearborn, the council, urged motorists to use "common sense and courtesy, and to avoid speeding and fits of temper or carelessness v;hile driving in the heavy traffic." 10 Killed In Arkansas Traffic accidents, a "plane crash. »d a "drow'ninj'caused ten deaths during the first two days of the Labor Day week-end. Wayne Thomas, '* 20. and Junior Pepper. 22, of near Lake Village, died in the plunge of their light plane into Lake Chicot near the residential section of Lake Village Sunday afternoon. Wreckage of the plane was located but the bodies were no recovered. Eva Joe Estep, seven, died In a Paris hospital Sunday, the second victim of an accident nenr Ozark Saturday night. Her father. Roy Estep, 34. Paris coal miner, was dead on arrival at the hospital. Seven other members of the family were injured when a car driven by Mrs. Bstcp went out of control after a iTive enterprise than labor.." is American Mentioning the "ever-expanding federal government," lie said Am Africans arc determined that it shal Snot "interfere mnic than is nee in our daily lives." Sen. McClellan May Renew His Economy Fight WASHINGTON. Sept. 5. <O»I — Senator McClellan (D-Ark) hinted ioday that he will renew his fight to hand President Truman the job of slashing federal spending. A proposal to direct Mr. Truman [o save five to 10 percent of whatever funds Congress appropriates lor the fiscal year that began July 1 was defeated by only three votes in the Senate last week. McClellan, chief sponsor of the economy move, blamed the setback on the absence of Senators who jumped the "$run> on the Senate's week-long Labor Day recess. The President later told a news conference the Senate had done the right thing. But McClellan Indicated he try for another collision and Ben ton overturned. Youth Drowns James Pemiington. 14. Benton, drowned in Hurricane Lake 17 miles west of Little Rock Snurjay Riter- noon. State Police and Little Rock firemen were called to assist the search for his body, which had not been recovered late Sunday night. In separate Northeast Arkansas mishaps Sunday, Carl Mack Hunt. 15, died near Paragould, and Gustavo A. Strokff, 63, Gibson City, III. was killed near Pocahontas. Hunt was j\ passenger in a truck, driven by his brother, which overturned near the family home at Walcott. 12 miles west of Para- goiild. Strokff was struck by a car us he walked on Highway 67. two miles north of Pocahontas on Highway 67. A Negro woman, Eva Mae Brown, ! 67, was fatally injured in a car- showdown on the issue. '•If this is going to be a prolonged session," he told a reporter, "I think the Senate will have an opportunity to vote on it again." Present signs point to the session dragging on for sonic time, with a 10-day to two-week battle over reciprocal trade legislation immediately ahead when the Senate returns to work Wednesday, McClellan declined to say how he might go about forcing another test on his economy resoluttou. Democratic Leader Lucas of Illinois told a reporter he could see "no point in raising all that fuss again" but if economy advocates want to do it he is ready to fight back. "They know it doesn't have a chance," he said. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Sept. 23-24-25. Mr. Blaylock said. The return of harness racing to the fair program was authorized by the Fair Association's board of directors last week after Mr. Blaylock contacted officials of the U.S. Trotting Association at. the lair in DuQuoin, 111. Horses from several states will be entered in the events here, sanctioned by the Trotting Association. Tlie races will be held in the •ifternoon. To Use Mounted Starting Gate A feature of this year's races will i« the use of a auto-mounted start- Ing gate, Mr. Blaylock said. This consists of i specially-built automobile with long metal "wings" extending from either side of the rear of the vehicle. It is driven ahead of the field until all horses pull uii to the gates. The "wings" then are swung back mechanically to start the race. At the same time, the car speeds ahead of the field and leaves the track. This device Insures even starts prevrnts Braise starts V-*nd. precludes"expensive Installation, of starting gale at tracks not "equipped with them. The mobile starling gate will be furnished by one of the owners who will race his horses here, Mr Blaylock said. S800 In Awards Daily Purses totaling »800 will awarded daily. Both the trotter and pacer events will carry $400 h prizes. Under' new racing regula tions, Mr. Blaylock said, each.race will consist of two heats this year instead of three. The Pair Assocta tion will provide the prize mortej Considerable work will be requir ed to put the half-mile track the Walker Park fairgrounds in condition for harness racing, Mr Blaylock said, because it has beer been used so much for auto racln during tlie past several years. Horse races were dropped from fhe annual fair programs after the United States entered World War II and transportation facilities for B.H.S.Enrollment Shows Increase Junior High Pupils, Children in Grade Schools Registered High School registration fibres x)day indicated that enrollment vill be a little higher than lout ear as 581 were enrolled, as com- ared to the 548 enrolled last year n the four senior years. Total enrollment last year for all "We «ill not accord to the central I truck collision near Magnolia Sat- govermnoK... unlimited authority," he s.iic!. "any mote than we will bow our TOCXS to the dictates of trio uninhibited seekers after personal j>ower in finance, labor or any other field " urday night, and an Oklahoma soldier and a small boy died in traffic accidents near North Little Rock and at Dumas Saturday afternoon. Hawaiian Dock Strike Conference Arranged WASHINGTON', Sept. 5—MV- Cyrils Chin;, federal mediation director, has picked one of his top aides to help him try to .settle the 128-day Hawaiian dock strike. Ching nnd Assistant Director William N. Margolis will leave tomorrow for New York to confer ^'ith employer and union representatives. The two have worked together on many major labor disputes. Peace talks in the CIO longshoremen's strike were shifted to New York a t Citing's request after ^he had been Invited to try his ^nand at a settlement. Maragolis said today that he and Clung will meet either loixnrroir night or Wednesday morning with George Hillenbrand, federal mediator In Hawaii who Is coming to New York for the conference. Then he added, they will meet Wednesday afternoon with the management and union negotiators. Markets Closed Today NEW YORK. Sept. 5. (API-Major sleek and commodity markets In the United states were closed today in observance of Labar Day. Tito Has 'Doubts' About Possibility Of Shooting War LONDON, Sept. o. OT—Marshal Tito "very much doubts" whether Ihc Soviet-Yugoslav word war will turn into a shooting war, says Konnl Zilllacus, leftwing British labor legislator. He reported today Ihe Yugoslav leader told him that In a three-hour private chat in Belgrade Saturday night. Tito. Zllliacus added, regards the quarrel as "serious, but not critical." "He told me," Ziltiacus continued, "anyone who thinks Yugoslavia Is not going to Join Ihe West against the socialist countries ol East Europe doesn't know what he's talking about." Zilllacus, a member of the British House of Commons, returned yesterday from a ten- day vacation In Yugoslavia. While there he talked with most of the leading members of the Yugoslav cabinet. He conversed with Tito In Russian. Zilllacus last May was expelled from the British Labor Party for criticizing the government's foreign policy. Truman Ignores Fuss over 'Official' Plane Trips, Starts 2,000-Mile Flight PITTSBURGH, Sept. &. (yp>—President Truman came today to America's most highly unionized melropoHs for a Labor Day speech on he first stop on a 2,000-mlle spccchmaklng air tour In the midst ot an uproar over the use of military planes by congressmen and government officials. 4 He transferred to the presidential armored car fo rthe four-mile Jaunt lo Ihe Tnlr grounds where he spoke from a stage In the center of the race track. Ati hour before (he President's avival, Pittsburgh's AFL unions started a parade downtown In \vhut iv iis billed as a demonstration Against the Tuft-Hartley Act and other legislation curbing labor. Pittsburgh Ls the birthplace ol the APL and the parade was planned before announcement that the President Vi'ould speak hcve. Ignores Argument Apparently Ignoring the fuss over ot military plane.s, Mr. Trumai left Washington at 8:11 a.m. (CST for the trip to the midwest and back. His first two stops were for Labo Day speeches at Pittsburgh 19 C.S.T.) and DCS Moines (4:15 p.m CST). His last stop for the day Grand vie Wj Mo., to visit his brother J. Vivian Trnman. The I're.sidcn also will pick up the first lady a Grand view for the flight back Washington. Attention was focrissed on Ih ed and 'auses Judge to Tussle With Dignity in Court According lo court customs, a ulge is sup]H>sed to conduct himself i a dignified manner at all limes hilc sci-vine on the bench but oc- n.slonnlly during :i session of court, ils custom is by-passed. Like this morning when Municipal Court Judge Grnhani Sudbnry was ulllng the clly docket. He laughed .jcnly when he called I he nnme of •rccn Payne, Payne was charged vlth running ft red light. He for- eiled n $5 cash bond. Repeal of State's : reedom-to-Work .aw Again Sought By the Associalrd Press Labor Day eve marked the slart >f another effort to tall the "free- om (o work" amendment to the rkatisas constitution. The Little Rock local of the In- ernational Typographical Union Sunday night authorized its Politi- al Education Committee to circu- ate petitions for placing n proposal o repeal the amendment on the November, 1950, general election ballot. The amendment prohibits the aKliig of union membership or ion-membership n requirement for molding a job in ArKati.sns, Two major strikes and the threat of a third also marked the labor picture as the state joined in observing the holiday set a-side for the men who toil. A strike of 150 em- ployes of the piercc-V/illtama basket Jlant in Jonesboro Is now in its ifth month, and 1,60 CIO United Steelvrorkcrs of America have been on strike at Reynolds Metals Company plants since Aug. 1. A strike notice has been posted by the four operating unions against the Missouri pacific railroad. events planned in the state but sev- There were no major Labor Day eral communities have scheduled programs of various kinds, Fishing, picnics and Just plain resting will be popular labor day activity. Cloudy weather with local thundershowers was the weather bureau prediction for the holiday. the horsemen and their animals dwindled. Most of the owners entering the races here will drive their own sulkies, Mr. Blaylock said. ehcols was 2,344. Earl B. Nail, junior high prlncl- »al, reported that by noon today 363 students had registered for the seventh and eighth grades. In the seventh garde, there were 184 and 11 the eighth 179 were enrolled. W. D. Tommey, high school principal, said that 283 boys and 298 girls registered during the later part of last week, and reported today, for trial schedule. 119 in Senior C1*M : ' ' Tiie clflss break-down showed the greatest number to be enrolled as freshmen, with a total of 170 in that class, 159 registered as sophomores, 127 Juniors and ll<) seniors. Figures last year showed: 169 freshmen, 135 sophomore students, 129 juniors and 113 seniors. School yards were teeming with life before 8 a.m. today as registration (jot underway for the book satchel crowd and Junior high, but figures on enrollment were not available and registration for elementary grades was Incomplete by noon today. W. B. Nicholson, superintendent oi the Blytheville Schools, said that class routines were conducted In High School, with students meeting each cliiss for a few minutes, but that actual classwork: was delayed until tomorrow. Cafeteria Opens Tomorrow The seven buses, operating out of Jllythevflle, were out as scheduled today, but students were returned home about noon. The regular schedule will begin tomorrow. Mr. Nicholson said that it had not been necessary to add additional bus routes this year, but that Ihe route going to Number Nine had been extended. The school cafeteria, under the supervision of Mrs. George Cross, will start serving lunches (or the children tomorrow. Mr. Nicholson snid that a full faculty, with the exception of a librarian, reported for work this morning, and that school adminis- trip by tlie demand of Senator E! mcr Thomas (D-Okla) for detailc information on nil non-wiUbir flights made by armed force planes—Including the "Intlcpenc! encc." The lawmaker .shot that bmsqt demand to the Defense Departmen after Secretary of Defense Johnso had suggested that Thomas an other Senators planning a roum tile-world flight by military plai mlpht do well to use commcrci airlines instead for part of the tri Demands Trip Data Thomas made it clear he didn 1 think much of Johnson's moneysaving Idea. He promptly asked, aqjong other things: 'r'"A description of the use of the ; Joiner Residents Injured in Wreck Couple and Grandson Seriously Hurt in Auto-Truck Collision Three Joiner residents are In the Hlythevllle Hospital toclny, two In serious condition, suffering from Injuries received In an automobile- And 'Selfish Interests' Hit By Krnfsl B. Vaccar* PITTSBURGH, Sept. 5. — (AP)—President Truman today unleashed a blistering attack against Hie "selfish interests" opposing his "Fair Deal" program and grimly promised a fight to the finish Tor its enactment. In n scathing speech which apparently set the tone for next year's Democratic Congressional campaigns, Mr. Truman declared trmt this light will succeed despite a "scare word,campaign" Intended to "confuse the people and turn them against their own interests." The President said many of his proposals already progressed in the face of such "trumijed up slogans" as "statism" and "collectivism." These, he sr'-l, were thought up by "a lot of paid, agitators, promoters and publicity experts who make a fat living by frightening the people In the higher Income groups." Asserting that people have always had to fight for progress, Mr. Truman declared "we still have a fight on our hands" against the "selfish forces of reaction and special privilege." , "The people of the United States have been winning that fight for 1GO years," he added. "I am con- truck accident Kelt, live miles south of Osceola, about 2:30 yesterday afternoon, Mrs. Gilbert Harbor, 46, the most seriously injured, Ls suffering from a compound fracture ol the right wrist with lacerations and abrasions about the fnce and body, fractured left knee nnd possible Internal Injuries, hospital alter * ''0*5' Raid. • Her husbaiiOf !&$>£ ^/d' V'vUv«.':.£ear- aircraft assigned to the Prudent »" ^ «'• » nd bos'. Ch«H«- Edward Jordan, ot the United States since January 1, 1949, including the descriptions, number of mlle.s and cost." 2. The number of trips made hy military planes to the President's winter White. House In Key West, Fla., during Mr. Truman's visits last ol Joiner, are others hospitalized. Charles Is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Harbor. Mr. Harbor, also in a scrloud condition, lias extensive lacerations of the forehead with abrasions, rib fracture and chest Injuries and the March and the previous'November. I ch«<1 has extensive lacerations ' ' . olimil thi> tnff* tli*> lirtunlrnl *nlrl 3. A complete list ot persons using Mr. Truman's plane when he has not been aboard. "If savings can \x made through denial to Congressional committees the use of military planes," said Thomas, "a further savings can be made by requiring private airplane service for members of the. executive branch of the government." Defeat officials (A) promised him the Information he reijncsleu; and (B) insisted that no blanket denial of military planes for official Congressional business was intended—that the Idea was Just to avoid making « special flight where commercial routes already existed. New Yorker Wins National Air Race For Midget Craft CLEVELAND. Sept. S. (AP) — Bill Falck ol Warwick, N.Y. got his ! red and yellow midget plane off in j IVatoVs werc'stiii'workinB'on i'iicae- Drunken Driver Draws Heavy Fine on Guilty Plea Two Men were assessed lines totaling 4175 and cosls In Municipal Court this morning on separate charges of driving while under the Influence of liquor. Carroll Hagwootf was lined S15C and costs on his pica of guilty and James Phillips was fined $25 and costs on a similar charge. front in the program opener at the National Air Races today and stayed there until the finish for $220 first prize in the Goodyear consolation. Palck averaged 162.6 miles an hour to lead James W, Wilson o! Nashville, Tcnn. in hLs "Li'l Rebel." The little 50 pound racers had a rough trip around the pyloas In C. of C. Directors Called For Special Meeting The newly Incorporated Blytheville Chamber of Commerce will be organized at 10 a.m. tomorrow nt a called meeting of the board of directors, J. L. Gunti. president of the chamber, said today. The meeting will be conducted In the Chamber of Commerce office and the organization Is a routine matter, Mr. Ounn said, following the incorporation. quisition of the librarian. Veterans Classes Ifelayed Tlie superintendent said that, veterans classes would not meet tVns week because It had been Impossible to organize the classes and get them into operation without a conlerence j with Veterans' Administration officials, who were due to visit In Blytheville to explain new regula- Mr. Nicholson said that he hoped be able to announce the veterans' class schedules some time later this week. All schools In the Blytlwvilte system, including 16 units, were ojiened for registration today, with the exception of those that were In summer sessions—Lont**Oak, Clear Lake, Promised Land, and Number Nine. heir eight lap event. The wind was I tions for veterans' classes some blowing from the west at 22 miles "'«£_ n hour, with gusts up to 35 mph. The crowd began arriving early despite a considerable cloud cover and the threat of rain. However, the veather improved by the start of racing. There was mostly blue sky overhead. The big race today, ot course, was the Thompson Trophy, which carries a »I6.000 first prize. Negro Woman Suffers Fatal Wounds in Cofe Sheriff William Berryman said this morning that a formal charge of murder is expected to be filed against Otis Hall, 36, Blytheville Negro, tomorrow In connection with, the fatal stabbing Friday night of another Negro, Bertha Hopper, 39, in an Ash Street cafe. Hall is being held in the county jail here in connection with the fatal stabbing of the Negro woman at Lonnle's Cafe on Ash Street. Hall, an ex-convict who nerved; five years for murder in Louisiana in the 1930's. told officers th«t h« stabbed the woman, his girl friend, during an argument over two other men. •The woman was stabbed once In the chest. She died several hours later. about (he face, the hospital said. They were brought to the hospital yesterday in a Conb ambulance, along with four other children who were later dismissed. SI owe if for Turn Deputy Sheriffs Dave Young and Cliff Camion of Oscepln Invesll- atcd the accident, but said the victims had been taken to the hospital before they reached the accident scene. Deputy Young said that a gravel [nick, owned by F;ilEott Sartaln and driven by Charlie Scales, Negro, had slowed ~lmost to a stop to await a break In traffic to allow him to make & left hand turn off Highway 61. According to witnesses ho. had signaled the car behind, before the CUT driven hy Mr. Harbor hit the gravel truck, officers said. No damage was done to the truck, but the car was badly smashed at the front, Mr. Young said. Mr. Younf( said that 40 or 50 Negroes, attending a baptismal service near the scene, witnessed the accident. Investigation Is continuing today, but \n charges have been filed. Authority on Tuberculosis to Speak In Blytheville at Banquet Session Shotgun Blast Severs Negro's Arm as Result Of Dice Game Quarrel George Daniels, 26. Negro of Victoria, is being held In the county Jail In Osceola today on a charge of assault with Intent to kill following an altercation early yes- .erday In Victoria which resulted In another Negro, Claude Alexander, 31, losing his right arm. According to Deputy SheriM Edgar Young, Daniels Is alleged to have shot Alexander's right arm off with a 12 gauge shotgun during an argument which resulted over a crap game. Following th« shooting Alexander was given emergency first aid treatment by Dr. Dave Silverblatt In Osceola and was then taken to a hospital In Memphis. Danieli wa« arrested yesterday, Dr. R. D. Thompson, president of the National Tuberculosis Association, will be the principal speaker at a banquet meeting, September U at the Hotel Noble, Hays Sullivan, president of the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association, announced today. Mr. Sullivan said that nn effort was being made by the association to contact all those Interested In tuberculosis control work to attend the meeting, and that tickets could be obtained at the association office In the Court House. He said, however, that reservation should be made prior to September 12. To SptaV in Memphis, Too Dr. Thompson, who has been In tuberculosis control work since 1916, Is to appear at the Southern Tuberculosis Association conference ot Memphis after his Blytheville address. The Pasadena. Calif., doctor Is now medical director of the La Vina Sanatorium. His work with tuberculosis includes five years as superintendent and medical director of the Kalama«K> County Sanatorium at Kalarnnzoo, Mich., 10 years as superintendent of the State Sanatorium In Wisconsin, 12 years as superintendent and medical director ot a state sanatorium In Florida. Consultant for IISF11S He Is a consultant In tuberculosis for the United states Public Health Service and the Veterans Administration. Dr. Thompson, who has served a* president of the Southern atsocla vinced that we will continue to win it through the yenrs to come." Disputes Coal Argument As for the argument that th« nation can't afford his proposals, Mr. Truman snid: "Tlie trulh Is—we can't afford not to put these programs into effect. We can afford them, we ought to have them, we will have them." The President's free-swinging Labor Day tnlk at the Allegheny County Free Fair bristled with I»- mlllar 1948 CArnpRlfri^crltlclHfW-oC^.,. WViicrFhe-felled' i ttrreat to *V- most every bit of 'the forward- looking legislation 'passed, idurtng recent years." ; Tn contrast, Mr. Truman sharply defended the present Democratic 81st Congress, asserting It has "reversed this backward trend" by end- Ing the "piecemeal destruction of the hard-won protections and benefits that the people have built for themselves." The chief executive made no reference to the Southern Democratic Congressmen who have teamed up with Northern Republicans to defeat or delay his nlvll rights proposals and other key measures. But he denied flrUly the criticism of "some people" that this Is "do-nothing congress'—a label Mr. Truman plastered on Congress time after time when It was under Republican control. List* BIIJs Passed He offered A.S refutation ». list of measures passed during the present session "over the fierce opposition of the selfish Interests." And while he conceded that the.^e Interests have thus far prevented repeal of the labor-hated Taft- flartley law, h", added this pledge: "That Issue la far from settled. We are golnp to continue to fight for the repeal of that repressive law until It Ls wiped off the statute book.s." One by one. (he President blasted ie \ise of "scare words"—"collcc- vism." "statism," "socialism," welfare state" — although at no oint did he refer to their recent se by former Secretary of State ame.s F. Byrnes nnd former cnt Herbert Hoover. MOFIK Mr. Tnunnn said the "selfish in- crest-s" housing [or low[iconic fnmitjcs because they fear it rill cut ov.n income—"sr> they all it 'collectivism'." He Raid they are against "fair awa for labor" they fear reduced profits—"so they call U*.' 1 • He -said they fight against an effective price-support system for 'armers because it keeps them from 'profiteering.'*—".so they call this See TKU.MAN on Page 10 !>r. R. n. Thompson board of directors for the Nationa Tuberculosis Association for eigh years, was elected president of th association at the national confer ence' in Detroit last year. The banquet honoring Dr Thompson, prior lo his address, wi be conducted In the Mirror Room of the Hotel Noble, and specialt numbers are being arranged by program committee. Other guests at the meeting ar to Include Dr. A. C. Curtis, dlrecto of Tuberculosis Control Division o tton and has been » member of the the State Health Department. Weather Arkansas Torrcasl: Parity cknidy, scattered thundershowors this afternoon and In northeast portion tonight and Tuesday. No Important temcpmture chaiigos. Missouri forecast: Partly cloitdy today, tonight, and Tuesday except mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms south portion today and In southeast and 'east central tonight. Somewhat cooler east today and tonight. Minimum this morning—70. Maximum yesterday~92. Minimum sun. morning—56. Maximum Saturday—90. Sunset today—6:22. Sunrise tomorrow—5:36. Precipitation « hours to 1 a.m. today—none. Mean temperture rmldway between high and low)—81. ThH Date Last Y»r .Minimum this morning— 66. .Maximum yesterday—8*. Precipitation Jan. 1 lo this dat» —B.77. v;

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