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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 5, 1946
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BLYTHEV1LLE COURIE VOI,. XL1H4-NO. 87 Bl>thcvllle Dally Nen Courier Blythevllle Herald Valley TH« DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF HORTMAgf ARKANSAS AND 8OUTHCA8T MISSOURI m,YT]IBVlLJ,E, ARKANSAS, I/UIDAV, JUI,Y G, 11HO Fourth Observed With Minimum Of Accidents Hayti, Mo., Woman Drowns; Two Sailors Injured on Highway. The Fourth of July celebration In this sccllon was "safe and sane" willi but one fatality and a single serious highway accident reported for all of Mississippi County, Arkansas, and adjacent Pcmiscot County. Missouri, and no serious accidents reported In tile immediate vicinity of Ulylheville where even law-enforcement officers found the holiday unusually "dull." Mrs. Violet Anderson, 23, wife of Ernest Anderson of Hayti, Mo., was drowned yesterday afternoon wlille swimming in Bell Fountain drainage ditch', nine miles northwest of Ulylheville. Two sailors, stationed at Mem phis, were seriously Injured early yesterday when their car failed t make the curve near the Godfre; White home on Highway 61, two miles north of Osceola. They were Leon Khines, SSMB 1-c, of Strawberry Plains, Tenn., and Williau Todd. SEA 2-c, «idrcss undisclosed. Four arrests were made, only on? of which grew out of highway acci- nnd resorts dent in this immediate vicinity, a check revealed. Shcaron Brannon of Blytheville, and Elvis Poole of Tyler, Mo., were arrested following an accident last midnight near the City Ice Plant on Highway 61 North. They were drivers of cars which collided, causing considerable damage to both machines. Both men were arrested on charges of reckless driving. Neither was hurt. Sane Hulnlay Prevails Appreciation for cooperation of citizens In keeping the holiday n v comparatively safe one today was »V expressed by county, city and stale • police officers. Shcrill Hale Jackson, Chief Deputy Sheriff Jake Claxton of Pemiscot County, Missouri, State Police Eugene Dickinson and Police Chief William Berryman said the record was the best since they had assumed tiieir offices. Mrs. 'Anderson was on an outin,, with her family and that of Mr. Anderson when the tragedy occurred Swimming with her husband and her brother. Edward Warren of Por- tagcville,V»io. .about 3 o'clock, she stepped off into, deep water and wen under. Nearby was her father, Lee Anderson. .," • •. • Efrorts..o(;'-}hc menvto. rescue !,.,..,.:.BG>y«i I'ttJHe ajid tfin-'fcgtiy was )\o | •- "'recovered until ''in the" late after noon by relatives who continue: diving. The drowning was reported ti Deputy Sheriff Ralph Rose but bee cause it occurred a short distanci over the^Missouri line, the case was ' turned over to the sheriff's office! at'Cnrulhcrsvlllc. ' Officer Claxton said Justice of Peace Ellis Roberts of Holland, Mo., conducted an investigation and no inquest was necessary. The Bel) Fountain ditch, the first drainage ditch north of the Missouri line, runs east and west. Sailors in Hospital The sailors were picked up, following their accident, by passing motorists who brought them to Walls Hospital. They were given iirst aid treatment and in the late afternoon removed by ambulance to Blytheville Army Air Field where placed on a Naval plane which came here from Memphis. Removed lo the hospital there, it was expected' examinations would disclose numerous broken banns but believed they would recover alth'.iugl- Todd did not regain consciousness completely while here. Their IU3T model car was almost demolished, were last night with a white man were, last night wit ha white man nnd a negro woman picked up in separate cases. '' Officer Rose reported four ar- h. rests by North Mississippi County officers with Dell officers apprehending two negroes, one for drunkenness and another for disturbing .the peace. Two arrests hero by county officers were for charges of reckless driving. Father Saves Drowning Child But Loses His Own Life Making Rescue NEW ORLEANS, July 5, (UP)— An 18-montlis-old baby was alive today because a father \vus willing lo drown to save Ills child. William E. Carter. 34, of Kenncr, La., was In a boat with the child and his brother-in-law, fishing in the spillway north of here yesterday. The boat capsized and all three fell into the water. Carter grabbed the baby, and held It up to safety. Marshall Smith, the brother-in-law, climbed back onto the boat and sized the child. Carter drowned. Holiday Deaths; Toll Reaches 140 Traffic Fatalities Fewer Than Safety Experts Predicted. •By United Press Independence Day accidental deaths mounted today on the second day of a four-day holiday week end. A survey showed a total of 143 persons died In accidents directly attributable to the Fourth of July holiday. The toll on the whole was small in the light of tremendous crowds that thronged to highways SINGLE COPIES FIVE CE^Tfe British Arrest Jewish Leaders Effective Price Controls lo Get Okay in Congress, Snyder Says While Visiting Friends at Del) British troops with machine guns protect the forces lelning the Jewish' Agency in Jerusalem on Tuesday, July 2. Seven leaders were arrcslcd as suspects in recent Jewish rioting, in some Instances arms I um been found In the search. (NBA Kadiopholo by Emll Reynolds, Slaff Photographer.) The National Safety Council had predicted that 1,300 persons would die from Injuries in accidents during the long, holiday weekend. There were fewer fireworks fatalities than ever before, but the lumber of traffic and drowning deaths mounted hourly. Traffic deaths mounted to 73, n f them were in California alono. Forty-three persons were drowned, [line were burned by fireworks and 5 died in miscellaneous accidents. The death included only those r5- ulling from holiday celebrations. California reported the highest death figure, with 22 fatalities. Oh'.o followed with 18. Michigan had 12, Pennsylvania, 10, and Texas seven Indiana, Iowa and Massachusetts each reported five. Warren Allen, 42, a member o: the Flying Aliens parachute jumping troupe, was killed at an exhi bitio'n at Salamanca, N. Y., when he Jell 50 feet from an ascending balloon. Laws prohibiting fireworks !i many cities accounted primarily io the small number of deaths fron explosives. Even so, a 14-ycar-oli girl was killed by a mortar shel fired during a Philadelphia Inde pendcnce Day celebration, and a teen-aged Williams, Ariz., .youth died from burns in an."experiment" with blast powder- Beaches everywhere were jammed and the highways thick with persons celebrating the first peacetime Independence Day since 1041. Laney Dedicates Arkansas Factory $1,000,000 Plant In Rogers Ready To Make Nylons. ROGERS, Ark., July 5. (U.P.) — The beautiful Ozark country of Arkansas pushed toward further industrialization todny with the formal dedication e,f the Munsing- Wear No-Scam Nylon Hosiery plant here. Oov. Ben Lancy Is to make the principal dedicatory address this afternoon, and will be the speaker at tonight's banquet. C. Hamilton Moses of Little Rock, head of the Arkansas economic Council-State Chamber ol Commerce, will speak. The R invest mci local firms, Ihe slage, skies, it | girls xitl Rogers plant repress*-;^jwrvi'sS3 lent of olxmtEM.vK'-^SfiSSfe'S Rebecca McCall Will Represent Blytheville in Beauty Contest Miss Uebccca McCall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. K. M nk'Call, will repre.sent this cSly in tho "Miss ArkunsaH* contest Thursday at i'aragoiild, having been elected " Ulylheville" in the beauty .content staged here Wednesday night by Uie lilytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce. The more than 2,000 spectators, who overflowed the stadium at Haley Field to witness the parade of -It) bathing beauties, agreed with the four Memphis judges In selecting Mis;; McCall lor first place, M!SS Lois Eich for second u n ( | Miss Betsy Buchanan for Ihlrd. Miss Eich. as second place winner, was named "Mala to Miss Blytheville." When the entries, GOP Leads Fight Against Approval Of New OPA Bill Senate Loader Seeks Action on Measure Agreeable to Truman. paraded representing trumpet player, and Miss PollJ [''iceman, vocalist. .HnlM'd by Mcmnht;ins An honored Kilcsf. wily filatp Police Chief jack Porter of Forrest City, head of thn Btute contest TO be held In Parauould. Judges were Lcs Baeherlg, ofn- jclal of the Memphis Cotton Carnival Association. Mrs. llachcrlg;, MUn Ann Fancll. fashion stylist and de- WASHINGTON. July n. (VJ.IM — Tho lifimblti'an-li'Jl battle against, the new compromise OI'A extension bill branched out ln<ln> Into a fight against thu agency's appropriations for Ihe new flfica year. While administration forcc.s struggled lo bring Ihe cxlciwloi bill lo the Senate floor. Sen. Styles, Itrldi'i'.i, 11., N. n., asked the A])- proprlalton.s Committee to deduction oij a bill lo give OPA $100.- OOO.COO for Its operation In Ihi current fiscal year, "You can't appropriate funds fo an agency lhat doesn't, exist,' UrldBfs mild. He asked lhat (he Houtie-ap Proved money bill be held up nn ill Congress finishes legislation t revive the price, wage and rent controls which expired at midnight last Sunday. Administration and leaders clashed on the timing of Ihe new OPA floor dobiite. senate Dimiocraltc' Leader Alljen w. Darkley wauled the bill brought before thu Senalo Immediately, but Sen. rtoburt A. 'Illft Insisted that debate bo delayed until Monday. Sen, John H. Overtoil, I)., I,a., a member of tlin Appropriations Committee, objected lo Bridges' request lo sidetrack Ihe OPA ap- .liroprlallon. Ho said OPA should Member of Truman Cabinet Sees Changed Attitude on OPA Thoro is n very determined trend in Congress at the moment to put over ai: effective price control measure and Hi is is expected to be accomplished in a few days, Secretary if Trt'iimiry John W. fenyder said today al the country home of Mr. anil Mrs. I). S. Simmons, near Dell, where he wns busy with conferences, eating fried chicken and 'visit-, hi}? witli Mrs, Snyder'H relatives. Coming here lat* yesterday from oncsboro where he yesterday at- cnded H reunion of the Snyder amlly, he will leave Blytheyllle oinorrow morning, by' government lane, for Washington, lie will be accompanied by his laughter , Mlis Druclc Snyder, ierc for the past two and a half weeks, but Mrs. Snydcr will re- Truman, Byrnes Hold Conference Garbage Fee Payments to Start Monday i^*^ Payment or garbage fees will get under way next week,- it was announced today by City Clerk Frank Whitworth as he prepared the necessary book keeping for ttie City of Blythevillc's new project. Fees will be 75 cents moirthly, payable quarterly, semi-annually or annually for residential properly, nnd fees of the business section, which vary, arc not completed. Several persons who called at 'the city clerk's office lo pay the tee have been allowed to make pay- p ment but nest week is the date !. set for beginning collection. s The city of Blytheville took over collection of the city's garbage Monday with two new trucks being used for the project, expected to l-,e self supporting except for the Initial output of slightly more than S7.000 for purchase of the trucks and other equipment. Chester L. Nabcrs Is supervisor of Hie \\ork. The tracks operated yesterday even though it was a holiday. ' Tension Eases : In Holy Lands 3 British Officers, Abducted 16 Days Ago, Are Released. TENSION EASliS—34 .. JERUSALEM, July 5. (OP)—Holy Land tension between the British and Jews cased perceptibly today after a locked packing case was tossed from a truck in Tel Aviv nnd three kidnaped ^riUsh army officers emerged unharmed from it. The officers—Capt. K. H. Spencer of the Royal Artillery, Capt. o. C. Warburton of the Fourth Tara- chute Battalion, and Capt. A. ',v. Taylor of the 17th Parachute Battalion—said they were "okav." They had been held 10 days by the militant Trgun Zval Lcuinl as hostages for two of its members condetnnrd by Ihe British but yivcn communti-.- lions Wednesday. Reports circulated that contacts were going on with a view to n "sensible settlement" of the warlike slate between the British cue Jews. It had prevailed since last Saturday when tho British announced a campaign to root out "terrorism and anarchy." Other favorable signs were army plans to evacuate the Jewish agency Th c factory bulldin nnd was built by the dustrial Co., Inc.; with A son as president. The of machinery Is cx|>ecti cecd $750,000. When the Into full operation,- It out 2.400,000 pairs of i annually. Heading the industrial nog-crs for the cledicati^ est Olrich, president of? a»; wear; E. G. Wilson nnjjIM Tolg, vice-presidents, company officials. lo testify In behalf of the Max B. Rel Addresses Kiwanians President Expresses Pleasure at Success Of Big Four Meeting. TTIUUMONT, Mil, July r>. (UP) — 1'iosldcnl Truman conferred by IraiiKAIIantlu telephone today with Secretary of Slate James K. Byrnes In Paris, expressing pleasure that the Ills 1'Viur Foreign Ministers had agreed on a 21-natlon IXMICC conference this month. Silling in thu comfortable living room of Ills mountain cattiik«"nt HhaiiKil-La, Mr. Trumnn chattcu for 10 lulntcji with Byrnes, getting Republican llc '" l <-'.st Informallon on plmis for he peace conference which Byrnes iad demanded. Looking over the morning nows- apers and official mall rushed from Vashlngton by While House Colir- er, tho President also was "pleas- id," accordlni! to members of his ifflclal household, about a forcoas iy Ben. Albon W. Barkley, D., Ky. Senate Democratic leaclcr, iraspi'cls wore good for Somite pas. age of permanent OPA legislation Mr. Truman, through a membo: >! his staff, described Ills talk wltl Byrnes as "very satisfactory." The President and Mrs. Truman meantime continued their lazy va- :allon routine. Tomorrow morning, they will mo- Max n. Reid, Blytheville attorney recently elected president of Ar- fealisas Bar Association, was guest speaker Wednesday at Ihe luncheon meeting of Kiwanis Club at Hotel Noble. Mr. Reid spoke briefly of a plan for "reshaping" Arkansas' Judicial organization. Tho plan, proposed by Lamar Williamson, former ABA president, suggests appointment of judges in- .'ilead of election by the voters. Mr. Held cited an incident to Kiwanlans when a lawyer with a common name ran against two better known lawyers with unusual names. A large number of electors voted lor the familiar name, even though they did not know the candidate. The speaker said (he proposed Williamson plan and other plans would be studie<! by the Bar Association in an effort to organize r- bettcr judicial system. Delegates were chosen for the Missouri-Arkansas-Kansas District convention 1 0 be held August 15, 16 and n in St. Louis. The delegates will be President Freeman Robinson; Secretary Robert A. | Known to friends as "Becky Miss McCall was graduated In from Blytheville High School, niler attending Montreal School for Girl::, Montreal, N. c. She was a member of the local Red Pepper Club. Bcla Club and National Honor Society, she also sang in the dec Clltb and participated in other student activities. During her junior and seniors years, she was voted "Most Attractive" in the annual "Who's Who" contest. In tlic Fall of 1945, sue entered Southwestern, Memphis, where .she will be a sophomore next year. The Notification Given To General Staff by Army Air Forces. The Hlylhcvlllc has hcon listed r Army Air Field s excess to the objection. ,Ul'A. focii_, predicted that Uiu new irlco fight In - the Senate would of more bitter, than the last. : Taft and his bloo again will trj : t<> end price controls on meat poultry (Hid dairy products. ,.,,;' He took charge ol the attack on y ttie new bill Immediately after the measure was approved, 12 to 5 last nlitht by the Semite Drinking Commlllce. Taft had been working with the committee all week to reach an acceptable compromise, but when he was out-votec Ihe commlltco dhow-down, he decided lo carry the Issues to the Senate floor. was ibacked by a goodly number of Republicans, and prom Ised a crashing assault attains pro-Ol'A forces led by Bflimle requirements of Ihe Army Air Forces, according to information ro- celvcd by Congressman K. C. Gatli- ings, wlio Informed the Courier News today lhat it may be several days before the Army general Kin IT headciuarlcrs, a 48-hour recess in military operations in Jewish settlements, and a round of talks between British and Jewish leaders. The ending of the abduction caso was as fantastic as its beginning. The three and two others who had been released earlier were seized at unpoint in an Irgun Zvai Lcumi raid on a Britisli Officers Club In Tel Aviv. At 6 p.m. yesterday a closed truci: wd down Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv. A big packing case tumbled to the ground outside the Brit- isli institute. One of the men aboard Downs and W. B. Nicholson. Alternate delegates are Jimtnic Sanders, the Rev. R. Scott Baird nnd T. F. Dean. Guests at the meet included Ncely Young of Danville, Va., H. W. Wylie, Bill Godwin and Sam Gray. J. Cecil Lowe is a new mcm'bcr of the club. Funeral is Conducted For William M. Watson Funeral of William Mack Watson of Osceola, who died early Tucs- 'logRcry. day of a heart attack, was lo be "Miss 1 popular .student won several honors during her freshman year. Thu only freshman Initiated into the S. T. A. B. Intersorority, she also became a member of Delta Delia Delta social sorority, for which she was named the outstanding pledge; and fan awarded a voice scholarship. She plans to major In science. Miss filch graduated Ihis spitin from Gulf Part; college, Gulfporl, Miss., where she received an As'ir.- ;iatc In Arls degree, diploma in the voice and certificate In foods Miss Buchanan, graduated in IB 13 from Blytheville High School, is employed in the circulation department of Courier News. Winners (ict Awards "Miss Blythcvilie" was prcspnUd as a gift by the pageant sponsors n gold identification bracelet. The Ibrec beauties were presented flowers bv the club, with Miss McCall receiving a gardenia corsage, Miss Eich, a bouquet of red roses, and Miss Buchanan, a bouquet of red and white carnations. The presentations were made by James Rov. president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce. Miss McCall was sponsored b/ Lnngston-Wrotcn Co.: Miss Elcn by Loy Eich Cadillac Co., and Mi.w Buchanan by Applebaum't Ladles Blytheville" and her "Maid" decides whether the Held to he lor to nearby Gettysburg, PH., and Inspect the slid of one of tho greatest battles of the civil War, Peace Parley July 29 PARIS, July B. (UP>—Tho Big Four Foreign Ministers today hit tho cleanup lap of their meeting which had cleared the way for a full dress European peace conference of 31 victorious allied nation* in Purls on Monday, July 28, Secretary of State James ;F. Byrnes' bulldog fight for a general conference to write the formal end of the war with Italy, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria and Finland chd- cd In an Independence Day victory tho Democratic Leader Alben W. Wirk-' prrdlctcd eventual bill In Its present declared surplus to the needs of Ihe War Department. In a telegram from Washington Congressman Oalhlngs slated lhat the Army Air Forces hnvc forwarded information lo Ihe gcncntl stall the Blytheville unit will no lunger be needed by the Air-Forces. Blytheville Army Air Field, in the pioccss of being dismantled since last Fall, was established hero In the Summer of 10-12 as an advanced twin-engine bomber school. In the more than three years of operation, thousands of pilots were graduated from the Held, first operated by the Army Air Forces and later by the Air Transport Flying Command, when the war ended ley, Ky., who passing of the form. , New Proposal Outlined The measure, written In com- mltlec to meet President Triunan'K objections to the vetoed extension bill, would: 1. Cancel rent Increased by landlords since the old price law cx- 1'lred Sunday. Landlords, however, would not l>c required lo refund 'money already collected as result of the temporary rent boosts. 2. Allow .producers . their 1041) prices, plus any Increased production cosl-s since Ihcn if Die OPA deems higher prices necessary when tho ministers agreed on dale 24 days hence. Opposition to an early peace conference wilted utter the ministers at a seven niki a half hour session—their longest of Ihe meeting—agreed on an Italian reparations plan awarding Russia $1UU,- 000,000. Witli the lasl big point of the Italian treaty out of the way, Ucor- ges Bldault of France said ho was willing to set any date for a peace conference, and suggested July Hu asked whether there was any objection. Ernest Bcvln said "no oh- jccllon." V. M. Mololov cllnctm H with "I have no objection cither." Byrnes wound up the vote Wllh "1 have no objection." Finally over the hump, the ministerial council went into the downhill rush of its meeting. Nobody doubled tl'.at the remaining score until for a longer stay with her nothcr, Mr*. R. F. cook, and sls- «r, Mrs, Simmons, ifter having ccompHnicd Miss Snyder here. Accompanying the secretary and ils attractive daughter lo Wash- nglon will bo the .«mc group who went wllh him, by plane, to Jonusbcro, also his former home. They Include hl» secretary, the isiim Secret Service men uml several others. Want* Hudrct Balanced Declaring that people were go- Ing to hear soon very definite statement)! on 'balancing .the budget he said, "We are working out l>lans In this direction. I believe It can be done." Commenting that some of the more Influential congressmen "have done n> about-face maneuver concerning price control in the last few days and now seem In, be favoring some sort of price control." Mr, Truman said he had nothing further to add to his slatcment earlier thin week In Washington that Income tax might 1» Increased If prices continue to rise. Busy In conferences today, concerning matters of national im- xirtanoc, It was said Mr. Snyder ilanncd to spend his entire time while here attending to important nislnesa .and vlnltlng .with Mrs. Snydcr's relatives. At noon, ho :tpok time oft from dictating to his secretary to eat fried chicken 'dinner with hlj ^ mother-in-law, . convalescing atuf -\ a lengthy illrieM caused by '|T fractured hip Was On Bank SUff litre Mr. Snydcr waa connected with First National Bank here, coming from Sleele, Mo., where also connected with a bank and operated a Ford agency. He left here about 15 years ago to accept a position In SI. Louis us liquidator of a defunct bank and was named manager of the. Reconstruction Finance Co rjwr at Ion's St.. Louis agency, in lf)37. Oilier positions followed rap- Idly until In April, 1946, following death of President Roosevelt, ho bccflino Federal Loan Administrator. Recently, he was named to the cabinet. Joncsborq was his boyhood home where his mother, Mrs. J. H. Snydcr. and sister, Miss Dcmae Snydcr, reside. His wife -was the former Miss Evelyn ' Cook", of Water Valley, Miss. ., . . . ••"• *~...n .....y wi H iiuari atliictv, was l<» >'^ i ..' AJO iiiwini: iiuu uui iviLi.u i ril t Jl "-f 1n0 , "' ° PDnc(i a | "eld this afternoon al Swift Fune- will be accompanied to ParagoiiW loLn.rf .1°" J M . " lc . lld aml ral IIO "i° Chapel In Osccola. 'by several Jaycces and other rcp- leaped aboard the truck which sp^ "way. The three officers scrambled ou; rippled blindfolds from Ihelr eyes and raced In pursuit of the Iruck. But they were outdistanced before they got started. The Rev. L. T. Lawrence, pastor j rcsenlallvCs of Blythcvilta. of Ihe Osceola Presbyterian Church. I The finalists eliminated from tlio . and the Rev. w. V. Womack, pas» •or of the Osceola Methodist Church, were N. O. Cotton NEW ORLEANS, July 4. (U.P.) Spots close steady. Mar. May July Oct. Dec. 3111 3110 3M9 3088 31C5 313D 3133 3100 3118 3132 3106 3101 30S8 3082 3006 3123 3130 3111 2128 Osceola Methodist to conduct services with burial at Ermcn Cemetery. Pallbearers selected were: V. C5. Bell, Bruce culbert, F. A. White. Steve Ralph, E. P. Bradley, D. H. Whlteslde. 1 Mr. Watson, 74, leaves his two sons. Carroll w. Watson ol Osccola., and Joe C. Watson, formerly of Csccola and now of San Diego. Calif., who is in Oscrola for the funeral; sislcis. three blethers end two 40 contestants, in addition to tbo top three, were Miss Elolsc Barnes. Miss Jane castllo. Miss Gall Eicls. Miss Louella Barnes. Miss Iva EeaV. Miss Nancy Hall and MLis Juanu* Hollowcl!. A colorful seillnz for the pascaut was the decorated stage aorosa which the contestants walked. t:ie varied spotlight shades and effective stage lighting. Music was furnished by Colle Etollz and his orchestra of Memphis. which featured a Blythcvllln Eight-Year-Old Boy's Tower Falls on Him Causing Severe Injury Building a tower Is lots o( Iim for children but eight-year-old 1S1- dlc Wallace Hhlnn, of Osccola, wishes it had not fallen on him. His left leg fractured when the improvised tower fell on him, he underwent surgery today al. niylnc- ville Hospital. H1 R back also was Hill but this Injury was not cxpccl- xl to prove serious. , Eddie, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Shinn. was playing Wednesday light at the Odcll Morris home. on Highway 40 near Osccola, when the accident occurred. His parents accompanied him here to the Hospital. to boost production. This Harklcy- sponsoird plan, approved 0 lo H by Ihe committee, knocks out. Taft's amendment which drew the bitterest criticism from Mr. Trutnan' En his OPA veto mc.ssagc. Talt would have set Oct. 1-15, 1041, as the base price period and would have made price allowances for increased production cosUs without fij>cclfic rulings on whether they were necessary to Increase output. of questions tho Italian, Balkan Armorel Man Injured In Tractor Accident Working at his farm duties Instead of taking the Fourth of July holiday did not prove profitable for Fred Wesley. Armorcl farmer. He received a fractured Jaw when throw from his Iraclor as 11 overturned while beind used on Ihn ft. U McAdce farm, where he Removed to Hlytlicvllle Hospital, Flood of Livestock Sends Markets Down CHICAGO, July 5. (UP1—HOB prices dropped today as farmer* poured heavy Friday livestock ship ncnl.s Into mosl Mld'-vcstcrn ilocfc- yards. The largest Friday shipments in en years came Inlo the Chicago Storkyards, and most other Midwestern packing centers received comparatively large shipment*, HOR prices dropped $1 to $1.25 fit, Chicago, with a lop price of H5.50 to $1C. They were $1 lo $1.25 lower nl Omaha and Indianapolis, and $1 lower al Kansas City. Omaha reported a $15.25 top, Indianapolis » S17 top and Kansas City a *15 top. and Finnish pacts could be cleaned up willi dispatch. The mosl stubborn remaining problem was that of free navlga- •lon of the Daniil>c. The United. Stales and Great Britain were insistent on it'. Probably when the nailer comes up tomorrow, the Big Four will agree on the text of a Icclaratlon lo Ihe peace conference emphasizing that Europe's 'stream of destiny" rrtust be open to every nation. After the treaty questions are disposed of, the ministers will turn to Germany. That matter was on Ihc agenda today, but was not cx- pcclcd to be reached until Monday. N. Y. Cotton Mar. May July Oct. 3111 3100 3083 3101 3IOB 3138 3131 3112 3120 3135 2098 3112 3075 3085 3MB 3132 3120 3112 3111 312!) Big Gas Main Explodes Killing Six LA SALI.E, 111., July 5. (U.P.>— Gas company and county officials today began an investigation Into an explosion of a 24-Inch natural gas pipeline In which six No Polio Cases In Blytheville, Doctor asserts Mississippi County health officials today denied the report that jharlcs Wood, of Jonesboro. wr.« n Blylhevlllo when he con'tntrtcrt the case of infantile paralysis from which he Is critically HI. In regards lo a published statement that his illness began "while he was In Blytheville,'.' health officials here pointed out that there Is not a single case of polio In Mississippi County; "He was sick when he came to Blytheville last Friday to visit relatives." one official said. "On Saturday morning, his condition ,*as worse and the Woods' family doctor was contacted." . ' : Charles' Is the second case of infantile paralysis in Jonesboro flur- Ing the past week. The first, trial.of Dsrlls Davenport, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Davenport, resulted In her death Wednesday njjht ac University Hospital In Little Rock. It waa at first believed that Charles Woods* case was mild but he Is now critically 111, it was understood. The Woods family Is well-known in Blytheville, where they have many relatives. Mrs. D. G.. Moore", grandmother of the stricken child, Is in Jonesboro. men were killed, nine Injured and service disrupted to two cities. The blast llflcd some of the men 30 feet Into the air and hurled nine-foot section of pipe into Weather ' ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy today, tonight and Saturday. Scattered thunder showers Saturday and east south portion today. Few Stocks Traded boy, Tommy Hawkins, vocalist ana his condition lottoy was satisfactory. C. Spols close nominal al 3113 up corn field 50 feet away. Other bits of pipe were tossed nlwut like NEW YORK, July 5. (UP)—tJn- ti 'certainties generated by outlook tor shr.ipnel and landed i SCO feet away. resumption ot'price controls reduced operations on the -stock market more than I today lo the lightest level tines . , Sept. 18, 1M4.

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