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BLYTHEVILLE COURIE THK DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHKABT ARKANSAS AND 8OUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XL1H—NO. 87 Blythevllle Daily Newi BlyUievlUe Courier Blytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Le*d«r K, ARKANSAS, KLUDAY, JULY 5, 19-1(5 SINGLE COPIES FIVE . Fourth Observed With Minimum Of Accidents Hayti, Mo., Woman Drowns; Two Sailors Injured on Highway. The Fourth of Julv celebration in this section was "safe and sane" with 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 the immediate vicinity of Blytheville 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 while swimming in Bell Founl-il'.i drainage ditch, nine miles northwest of Dlythcvillc. Two sailors, .stationed at Memphis, were seriously Injured early yesterday when their car failed to make the curve near the Godfrey While home on Highway 61. two miles north of Osccola. They were Leon Hhincs, SSMB 1-c, of Strawberry Plains, Tenn.. and William Todd. SEA 2-c, widress undisclosed. Four arrests were made, only ono of which grew out of highway accident in this immediate vicinity, check revealed. Shcaron Brannon of Blylhevillc and Elvis Poole of Tyler, Mo., were arrested following an accident last midnight near Ihe City Ice Plant on Highway SI North. They were drivers of cars which collided, causing considerable damage to both machines. Both men were arreslcci on charges of reckless driving. Neither was hurt. Sane Holiday I'rcvilils Appreciation for cooperation of cllb.cns in keeping the holiday a comparatively safe one today was ^expressed by county, city and state 'p°li cc officers. Sheriff Hale Jackson, Chief Deputy Sheriff Jake Cluxton of Pcin- iscot County. Missouri. State Police Eugene Dickinson and Police Chi';l William Bcrryman said the recorc was the best since they had assumed their offices. • Mrs. "Andersbn was on an outing with her family and that of Mr. Anderson when the-tragedy occurred Swimming with her husband anr her brother. Edward Warren of For tageville, VvTo. ,about 3 o'clock, sh stepped off Into deep water and wen under. Nearby was her father, Le Anderson. ' " , ' Efforts of; ^ he men'to rescue he , ..ipvoveti'i'uilie n !*d ifH-kody was jio -'recovered until in the" late aftei ' noon by relatives who continue diving. The drowning was reported t Deputy Sheriff Ralph Rose but bcc cause it occurred a short distune Father Saves Drowning Child But Loses His Own Life Making Rescue NEW ORLEANS. July 5. <UP> — An IB-monllis-old baby was "live today became a father wns willing to drown to save his child. William E. Carter, 34. of Keiiner, I<n., was 111 a boat with the child and his brother-in-law, fishing in Ihc spillway north of here yesterday. The boat capsized and nil ihrcc 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. British Arrest Jewish Leaders Holiday Death Toll Reaches 140 Traffic Fatalities Fewer Than Safety Experts Predicted. I5y United Press. Independence Day accident;! (tenths mounted today on the second day of a four-day holidaj week end. A survey showed a total of 1-K persons died in accidents directly attributable to the Fourth of July holiday. The toll on the whole was small iu the light of tremendous crowds that thronged to highways and resorts. 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 fa- tnlities than ever before, but umber of traffic and drowning eaths mounted hourly. Traffic deaths mounted to 73. 17 f them were in California alono orty-three persons were drowned ine were burned by fireworks ami 5 died in miscellaneous accidents 'he death included only those 1-3 lilting from holiday celebrations. California reported the niches ieath figure, with 22 fatalities. Oh 1 / ollowcd with 18. Michigan had 12 "ennsylvanla, 10, and Texas seven Indiana, Iowa and Massachxisett each reported five. Warren Allen, -12, a member he Flying Aliens parachute jump ,ng troupe, was killed at an exhi Dition at Salamanca, N. Y., \vhc lie ifell 50 feet from an ascendin balloon. Laws prohibiting fireworks many cities accounted primarily !<_ the. small number of deaths froi explosives. Even so, a H-ycar-o] girl was killed by n mortar she fired during a Philadelphia ludc pendcnce Day celebration, and teen-aged Williams, Ariz., . yout died from burns in an "experfineril with' blast powder. Beaches everywhere were jamme and the highways thick with persons celebrating the iirst peacetime Independence Day since 1041. Effective Price Controls to Get )kay in Congress, Snyder Says While Visiting Friends at Dell Uritish trooi>s with machine BUDS protect the forces cluing the Jewish Agency July 2. Seven leaders were arrested us suspects in recent Jewish rioting, in been found in the search. (NHA liadiophoto by Kmll Kcynolds, Staff I'lmlngrnp In Jerusalem on Tuesday some Instance's arms hav .aney Dedicates Arkansas Factor/ $1,000,000 Plant In Rogers Ready To Make Nylons. R-CGEHS. Ark., July 5. <U.!'.> — ["he beautiful o/.ark country ot Arkansas pushed toward further ndustriallMtion today with the 'ormal dedication CS the Munslnj;- Wear No-Scam Nylon Hosiery jlnnt here. Gov. Ben Lnncy Is to make the principal dedicatory address this .iftcrnoon, and will be the speaker at tonight's banquet. C. Hamilton Moses of Little Rock, head of the Arkansas economic Council-State Chamber ot Commerce, will speak. GOP Leads Fight Against Approval Of New OPA Bill Senate Leader Seeks Action on Measure Agreeable to Truman. Member of Truman Cabinet Sees Changed Attitude on OP A There in n very determined trend in Congress at the iionu'iil, to |)iit over in; effective price control measitire and. hi.s is expected to \>tt neeomiili.shcil in a few days, Secretary if Treasury .lolm \V. Snyder .said today at. the. country tome of Mr. Mini Mrs, B. S. Simmons, near Dell, where he was busy will) conferences, eating fried chicken and'visit-, will) Mi'.s. Snytier's relatives. Rebecca McCall Will Represent Blytheville in Beauty Contest lUisn Kulieceii jMcCall, <l;iUL'hliT of Mr. urn) Mrs. 1']. R McCall, will ruproscnt this Sly in lh« "MisH Arltaiisns contosl r ri\nf«luy uL I'unisjoald, l\uvi\ijc IWIMI ok'cluil "Miss Hlylhcvillc" in (lie Ijcaitly .conlu.sl striked heri^ Wi'dnuHiliiy niglit by lliu lilylhcville Jitnior Clinnibui- of Commcms. The more than 2,000 spccduors, who overflowed Hie stadium ul Haley r'ield to witness the parade of 40 bathing Ijeaulie.s, agreed with the four Memphis judges hi sclcci- Uig jVIIss McCall (or first place. Miss Lois Eich for second imu Miss llclsy Tjiiclmnaii for third. Miss Elch. as second place winner, was named "MaUl to Miss Miss Blylhevillc." When the entries, representing local firms, paraded singly across the stage, beneath star-studded skies, it was a rainbow of pretty | girls wllh striking injures and wear- Ing attractive bathing suits. The judges chose 1C girls after the entire yroup hail appeared lu two units, and from them made third over thCjMissouri line, the case was' T • • f , , turned over to the sheriff's oilicc i I OttCIAIl P3COC at Carulhcrsville. IvIljlUII LQjC3 In Holy Lands The Rogers plant represents, an investment of about $1,000,000. The factory building cost $200,000 and was built by the Rogers Industrial Co., Inc,^ with A D. Calli- ^election of first, second, am son as president. The final cost | |llilcc winners, of machinery Is expected to ex.- "Miss Ulvlhcvillc" who will cccd $750,000. When the plant gets 13 m August.,-has the type . Into full operation, it will turn Judges choose too slalc nnd iv.v out 2,400,000 pairs of nylon' hose al honors. The flvs-foot, six ai annually. "*' "" Ihalf Inches tall brunette, i Heading the industrial group in' I2 ° pounds. Her bust and hip Rogers for the dedication is Ern- ' stireinctUs each are 84 inches esl Olrich, president of Munsing- wear; E. G. Wilson and Clarence Toln, vice-presidents, and other company officials. Officer Claxton said Justice of Peace Ellis Roberts of Holland, Mo., conducted an investigation and no inquest was necessary. The Bell Fountain ditch, the first drainage ditch north of the Missouri line, runs east and west. Sailors ill Hospital The sailors were picked up, following (heir accident, by passing motorists who brought them to Walls Hospital. They were given first aid treatment and in Hie late afternoon removed by ambulance to Blytheville Army Air Field where placed on a Naval plane which came here irom^-Memphls. Removed to tfie hospital there, it was expected examinations would disclose numerous broken iranos but believed they would recover although Todd did not regain consciousness completely while here. Their l!/35 model car was almost demolished, were last night with a white man were, last night wit ha white i.inn and a negro woman picked up in separalc cases. ' Officer Rose reported four ar. rest,'; by North Mississippi Councy officers with Dell officers apprehending two negroes, one for drunkenness anil another for disturbing the peace. T\vo arrests lu".\; by county officers were for charges of reckless driving. 3 British Officers, Abducted 16 Days Ago, Are Released. Garbage Fee Payments to Start Monday *^-' Payment of garbage fees will net under way next week, 1 it was announced today by City Clerk Frank Whitworlh as he prepared the necessary book keeping for the City of Blythevillc's new project. Fees will be ''5 cents monthly, payable quarterly, scmi-annually or annually for residential property, and fees of the business section, which vary, arc uol completed. Several persons who called at the city clerk's office to pay the Ice have b?cn allowed to make pay( ment but next week is the date -set for beginning collection. The City of Blytheville took over collection of the city's garbage Monday with two new trucks being used for the project, expected to be self supporting except for the Initial output of slightly more thai- fl.COO for purchase of the trucks and other equipment. Chester L. Nailers IK supervisor o the work. The trucks operated yes terday even though it was a holi day. . . ... TENSION EASES—M JERUSALEM. July 5. <UPI—Holy Land tension between the British and Jews cased perceptibly today after a locked packing case was tossed from a truck in Tel Aviv three kidnaped Sritish army officers emerged unharmed from it. The officers--Capt. K. H. Spencer of tlic Royal Artillery, Capt. G Wai-burton of the Fourth Parachute Battalion, and Capl. A. \v Taylor of the nth Parachute Bat- .alioii—said they were "okay." The) lad been held 1C days by ihc mill taut Irgun Zvnl Leumi as hostages for two of its members condc;iiiird by the British but aivcn cotnnnmlr-.- tions Wednesday. Reports circulated {'hat contacts were going on with a view to a "sensible settlement" of the warlike state between the British rnd Jews. It had prevailed since List Saturday when the British announced a campaign to root out "terrorism and anarchy." Other favorable signs were army plans lo evacuate the Jewish agency headquarters, a 48-hour recess military operations in Jewish settlements, and a round of talks be- wccn British and Jewish leaders. The ending of the abduction case ivas as fantastic as its beginning. JThe three and two others who had >een released earlier were seized at unpoint in an Irgun Zvai Lcuml aid on a British Officers Club In Tel Aviv. At 6 p.m. yesterday a closed true!: ;ped down Rothschild Boulevard In Tel Aviv. A big packing case tuiu- Max B. Reid Addresses Kiwanians Max B. Reid, Blytheville attorney recently elected president of Arkansas Har Association, was guest speaker Wednesday at the luncheon meeting of Kiwanls Club at Hotel Noble. Mr. Reid spoke briefly of a plan for "reshaping" Arkansas' Judicial organization. The plan, proposed by Lamar Williamson, former ADA president, suggests appointment of judges instead of election by the voters. Mr. Held cited an incident lo Kiwanians when a lawyer with a common name ran against two better known lawyers with unusual names. A large number of electors voted loi tiic familiar name, even though they did not know the candidate. Tiie speaker said the propose! Williamson plan and other plans would be studied by the Bar Association hi an effort to organize » better judicial system. Delegates were chosen for the Missouri- Arkansas-Kansas District. convention to be held August 15, 1C and 17 in St. Louis. The delegates will be President Freeman Robinson; Secretary Robert A. Downs and W. B. Nicholson. Alternate delegates are Jimmic Sanders, the Rev. R. Scott Uaird and T. F. Dean. Guests at the meet included Ncely Young of Danville, Vs., H. W. Wyllc, Bill Godwin and Sam Gray. J. Cecil Lowe is a new member of the club. 'Sfid' her waist is 25 inches. Her beautiful face is framed with naturally curly hair and her brown eyes sparkle. ' .-' .-' Miss Eich is the younger daughter of Mr. H nd Mrs. Loy 13. Elch, 1010 Holly, and Miss Buchanan, the daughter, of Mr. and Mrs. W. 1 li. Buchanan, Highway ,C1 North. , .. Known to friends as "ll?cky". Miss McCall «as graduated In HP-ifi roiu Blytheville High School, alter itlcnding Montreal School forCiliis, loulrcat, N. c. She was a nieni- Jcr of Uic local Red Pepper Club, it la Club and National Honor Society, she also sang hi the Glee Jlalj and participated ill other student activities. During her junior mid seniors years, she was voted "Most Attractive" in the annual "Who's Who" contest. In the Fall of 1915. sue entered Southwestern, Memphis, where she be a sophomore next year. The popular student won several honors during her freshman year. The only freshman initiated into the S. 'I'. A. 13. Intcrsororlty, she alsn became a member of Delta Di'lta Delta social sorority, for which she was named the outstanding pledge; and \v, ls awarded a voice scholarship. She plans to major In sciencL'. Miss Eich graduated this Sfrmg "roin Gulf park college, Gulfpurl. Miss., where she received r.n Asw,- ciatc in Arts degree, diploma in he voice and certificate in foods. Miss Buchanan, graduated in 1!)!3 from FJlythcvillc High School. Is employed in Ui c circulation dep.iri,- ucut of Courier News. Winners <i c t Award* trumpet player, and l-'rccman, vocallsl. Judged by MriupUtann An honored irucsf, wan Kliito sv- llce Chief Jack Porter of I-'orrctt City, head of the sUle contest m be held In Parauoulrt. Judgi'.s were Los Bachcrltf, official of the Memphis Cotton Carnival Association. Mr*. Uncherlu, Mln» Ann Fimell. fashion stylist and de signer, and Lloyd Alicrnalhy, photographer, till of Memphis. | Features of the cvcnlni: was dU>- of Ihe large map of Arkiinsai di.splaycd last week In Milwaukee Wise., at the national Jaycec convention and taklnu ot motion pictures. Master ol ceremonies \vas J. '*" Sudbury and other .laycecs wm briefly were Mr. Roy, Jin mm rs, retiring president, Bishop, (•haiiinan ot in Miss" BIT honor was guest of dance at the Armor*. Air Field Here Listed as 'Excess' Notification Given To General Staff by Army Air Forces. )lcd to the ground outside the Brit- Funeral is Conducted For William M. Watson Funeral o f William Mack WaUon of Osceola, who died early The nlylhcvlllc Army Air Field us been listed as excess to the requirements of Ihc Army Air Forces, according to information received by Congressman K. O- Gathings, who informed the Courier News today that it may be several days bnlme the Army general stun decides whether the field is to he declared surplus to the needs of the War Department. In a telegram from Washington, Congressman Gallilngs slated Hint the Army Ah' Forces have forwarded Itifoirnallon to the general stall the Blytheville unit will no longer be. needed by the Alt'-Forces. lilytbcvlllc Army Air I-'lcld. In the piocuss of being dismantled slnci ast Fall, was established here In he Summer of JfH2 as an advanced :win-cngtnc bomber school. Ill the more than three years o operation, thousands of pilot:! were graduated from the field, flrsi. operated by the Army Air Forces niu cr by the Air Transport Flyim Command, when the war ended. WASHINGTON, July !i. tU.P. • Tint Hi'publlcan-UMi ball I ;a!nst the new compromise Ol'A extension bill branched out lodai Into a fl^ht against the MB appropriations lor the new llsca year. While administration force struuulcd to brlnrs the cxU'tislm hill lo the Semite floor. Sen. Style midges, It,, N. II., asked (ho Ap propi-lallons Committee to dcln action oi) a bill to |;U-e OPA $100, OOO.COt) fur its operation In Ih current fiscal year. "You can't appropriate funds fo i agency that doesn't exist, ridges said. lie asked that the llouiic-a| roved money hill bo held up mi 1 Congress finishes legislation I evtve Ihe price, wage and rent ontrols which expired nt, mld- 1|;lit, last Sunday. Administration anil Republican eadcis clashed on the timing of he new OPA floor debate. Scn- le Democratic Leader Alben W. iurkley wauled Ihe bill brouKhl X'foi'e the Senate Immediately. Hit Sen. Robert A. Tuft Insisted hat debate IM; delayed until Mem- lay, Hen. John II, Overtoil, D., La., i member of the Appropriations Committee, objected to Bridges' i-cmicst to sidetrack Uu> Ol'A np- proprlation. He sulcl OPA shoulc he granted this funds on the un- dr-rsiandhiK that Congress could subsequently recapture any money Uiat was not necessary. HUtiT ItaldC I.OIMMK OPA Chief Paul Porter was walling lo lestlfy In behalf of tils. Appropriation when Bridges rained his objection, OPA fncj^pr.cdlctcd that tlio now price flulit In (ho Somite woul< be more Miter than the last. Tivfl and his bloc niuiln will trj to end prjco controls on meat IMMillry and dairy products. He took charge of the all auk 01 the new bill Immediately after thi measure was approved, 12 to F last, nlKhl by the Senate Ilnnkln C'ommillce. Taft had been work Ing with the committee all wee to reach an acceptable compro misc. but when he was out-vote In the commute,, show-down, h decided lo carry the issues to th Senate floor. He was ibar.kixt by n number of Republicans, and proir Isccl a crashing assault a^aln: pro-OI'A forces led by Benale Democratic Lender Alben W. BHrk- :-y, Ky., who predicted eventual Hissing of the bill in Its present orm. j New I'roposal Outlined Truman, Byrnes Hold Conference President Expresses Pleasure at Success Of Big Four Meeting. THUHMONT, Mil,, July f>. <U»> — President Tinman conferred by transAllanlli) telephone today with Secretary of Stale James F. Hyrnes in Purls, expressing pleasure that the Ills Four Foreign Ministers had av'rce<l on a 21-nation peace conference this month. Sitting in the comfortable living mom of Ids mountain cottatie at 8luiniirl-l.il, Mr. Trillium ohallci for 10 mlnUvi wllh Ilyrncs, getting the latest Information on phi us for pi'uce conference which Ilyrncs ad demanded. .ookliiH' over the lutirnlng news >crs anil official mall rushed fron Vashluuton by White House Coiir r, the President also was "pleas d," according to members of hi filclal household, about a forccas y Sen. Alben W. liarklcy, D,, Ky !enaiu ncmocvatLo leader, rosprds were good for scnale pus ugu of permanent OPA IcKlsfatloi Mr. Truman, through a membc f his staff, described his talk wll Jyrut's as "very satisfactory." Ttic 1'rcsldcnl and Mrs. Truman ueiinllme continued their liixy vu- ratloTi routine. Tomorrow morning, they will ni'>- ,or to nearby aeltytiburg, PH., mid nspect the situ' of one of the KrcKt- c.Hl bnttlc.i of the civil war. - ---------------- sh Institute. One of the men aboard day of a heart attack, was the truck jumped down, opened :. I held this afternoon at Swift " — - - - Tucs- lo be , >adlock on it, lifted the lid and leaped aboard the truck which spod away. The three officers scrambled out. eyes rippled blindfolds from their and raced in pursuit of the But they were outdistanced before they got started. N. O. Cotton NEW ORLEANS. July 4. (U.P.) Spols close steady. Mar 3111 3139 3106 31M May 3110 3133 3101 3130 July 30(19 3100 3068 31(X> Get 3088 3118 3082 3111 Dec 3105 3132 3096 2128: sisters. ral Home Chapel in Osccola. The Rev. L. T. Lawrence, pastor of the Osccola Presbyterian Church, I and the Rev. W. V. Womack. pas»' tor of the Osceola Methodist Church, were to conduct services with burial at Ernien Cemetery. Pallbearers selected were: V. G. Bell. Bruce Culbert, F. A. White, Steve Ralph, E. P. Bradley, D. H. Whiteside. "< Mr. Watson, 74. leaves his two sons, Carroll W. Walso'n of Osccola, and joe C. Watson, formerly of GF.ccola and now of San Diego, Calif., who is In Osconla for the funeral; three blethers "»d two 'Miss Blytheville" was presented as a gilt by the pa^eanv sponsors gold identification bracelet. The three beauties were presented llctv?- er s by the club, with Miss McCnll receiving a gardenia corsage. Miss Kicb, a bouquet of red roses, and Miss Buchanan, a bouquet of red ami white carnations. The presentations were made by James Rov, president ot the Junior Chamber of Commerce. -Miss McCall was sponsored b/ LanBslon-Wrotcn Co.: Miss Eicn by Loy Eich Cadillac Co.. and Miss Buchanan by Applcbaum't Ladles '1 ugKcry. "Miss Blytlicvlllc" and her "Maid" will be accompanied to Paraguiild by several Jaycccs and other representatives of BlylhcvlllR. The finnlisu eliminated Jrcin the 40 contestants. In addition lo tbe top three, were Miss Eloisc Barnoa. Miss Janp castlio. Miss Gall Elcl'- Miss Louclta Barnes. Miss Iva Ew.v, Miss Nancy Hart and Miss Juanit* Hollowc!!. A colorful setting for the was the decorated staee aorosi which the contestants walked, t varied spotlight, shades and cftce- tive stage lighting. Music was furnished, by Colie Elollit and his orchestra of Memphis, which featured a BlythcvllW The measure, -written in com- I'face Parley July 29 PARIS, July fl. (UP)—The IflR Four Foreign Ministers today hit the cleanup lap of their meeting which had cleared the way for a full dress European peace confer of 21 victorious allied nations In Paris on Monday, July 29. Secretary or State James ,F Byrnes' bulldog fight for a Bcnoral conference to write the formal em of Hie war wllh Italy, Iloinnnlu Hungary, Bulgaria and Finland ended In an Independence'Dny victory when the ministers agreed on the dale '<M days hence. Opposition to an early iwace conference willed allcr the minis- tens at a seven rind n half hour session—their longest of the meet- Ing—agreed on an Italian reparations plan awarding Russia 91tH), 000,000. Wllh the last bli; iMJlnl of the Italian treaty out of the way, (Jcor tics nldault of France said he wa Coming here late yesterday from nncsboro where ho yesterday at- ' ndcd H reunion of the Snyder untly, he will leave Blytheville JIHOI row morning, by government iauu, (or Washington. He will be accompanied by his aughtor , Miss Druclc Snyder, ere for the pa»l two and a half •ticks, but Mrs, Snyder will rc- mln for n longer stay with her lother, Mrs, R. F. CooX, and als- cr, Mrs, Simmons, utter having ccompunlcd Miss Snyder here. Accompanying th fl secretary nnd its attractive daughter. to Wasli- ntjlon will bo the .*amc group who went with him, by plane, to oncsboro, also his former home. They Include his secretary, the isiwi Secret Service men tmd sev- inii other*. Wanli Hudjtet llalanc«d Declaring that people were going to hciif soon very definite statements on -balancing ,thc bud- he mid, "We arc worklm; out iilans In this direction. I believe t can be done." Commenting thai some of the more influential congressmen' "Imvc done im aboiil-tacc maneuver concerning price control hi the last few days and now seem lo, be favoring some sort, of price control," Mr. Truman said he had nothing further to add to his statement earlier this week' hi Washington Hint income tax might, be increased if prices continue to rise. Busy in conferences today, concerning mutters of national Im- xirtnnce, It was suid Mr. Snyiicr luhncd U> spend Ills entire time hlle here attending to important uslnens and visiting with Mrs. nydcr's relatives. At noon, h« took time off from ilctatlng to his secretary to eat > fried chicken dinner with his iiothtr-i!i-)«w,: .convalescing alter^ letigthy- Illness caused by a" raoturcd hip. W«i On Bank SUM Here Mr. Snyder was connected with ilttce lo ..iicct President Truman's wl j', h , K , 0 Hot unv ( |, Uc ,„,. „ Eight-Year-Otd Boy's Tower Falls on Him Causing Severe Injury Building n lower is lots ot lull for children but clght-ycar-old Hrt- die Wallace Sninn, of Osccola, visil- es it had not, fallen on him. His left leg fractured when the improvised tower fell on him. he underwent surgery today at Hlythc- Ille Hospital. His back also was iiirl but this injury was not cxpccl- d to prove serious. , E<!dir, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wnl- ace Sbinn. was playing Wednesday light at the Odcll Morris home, on Highway 40 near Osccola, when .he accident occurred. His parents accompanied him here .o the Hospital. bjcctlons to the vetoed extension •III. would: 1. Cancel rent Increased byland- ords since the old price law ex- Ircd Sunday. Landlords, how- •ver. would not be required to re-. fund 'money already collected as result of the temporary rent I insUs. 2. Allow .producers , their ItMn lirlccs, plus any Increased production cosls since ihcn If Ihc OPA deems Ihe hltther prices necessary to boost production. This Iiarklcy- sponsorcd plan, approved fl to E) by Ihc committee, knocks out, Taft's amendment which drew the bll- tcrcst criticism from Mr. Truman, in his OPA veto message. Tall I would have set Oct. 1-15, 10-11, as the base price period and would have, made price allowances for Increased production cost.s without specific rulings on whether they were necessary lo increase output. 'list National Bank here, coming !rom Stealo, Mo., where also conr icctcd with R bank and operated a Ford agency, He left here about 1ft years ago to accept a ix>sltion n St. Louis as liquidator of a <lc- 'nnct bunk and was named nian- y of the Reconstruction Finance Corpwallon's St. Louis agency in 1937. Other ixwitlnns followed rap- Idly until in April, 1045, following death of President Roosevelt, he became Federal Loan Administrator. Recently, he was named to the cabinet. Jonesboro was his boyhood home where his mother, Mrs. J. H. Snyder, anil sister, Miss Denine Snyder, reside. Ills wife was the former Miss Evelyn ' Cook... ot Walcr Valley, Miss. Flood of Livestock Sends Markets Down 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. Armorel farmer. He received a fractured Jaw when throw from his traclor as It overturned while bclnd used on the H. L. McAdee farm, uhcri! hr resides. Removed lo lllythevlllc Hospital, boy, Tommy Hawkins, vocalist .in" his condition, loday was salisfactory. CHICAGO. July S. (UP)— prices dropped today as Jurmcr* poured heavy Friday livestock sblp- nciits into most Midwestern «locr- •nrds. The largest Friday shipments in •n years came Into the Chicago lorkyards, and most other Mlo- ucstcni packing centers received comparatively large shipment*. Hog price.* dropped $1 to $1.25 fit, Chicago, with a top price of $15.50 lo sin. They v.cre $1 lo $1.25 lower at Omaha and Indianapolis, nnd fl lower at Kansas City. Omaha rc- poiled a $15.25 lop, Indianapolis » S17 top and Kansas City B S15 top. conference, nnd suggested July 'JO Ho asked whether there was an objection. Ernest Ilcvln said "no ob Jecllon." V. M. Mololov clluchc H with "I have no objection clttier. Uyrncs wound up Ihc vole with " have no objection," Finally over the hump, the ministerial council went Into the downhill rush of its meeting. Normdy doubted that the remaining wore of (iitesllons on the Italian, Balkan and Finnish pacts could be cleaned up with dispatch. The most stubljorn remaining problem was that of free navigation of the Danube, The United "Hales and Great Britain were insistent on II. Probably when the nailer comes up tomorrow, the Big Four will agree on Ihc text of a leclarallon lo the peace conference emphasizing that Europe's 'stream of destiny" must be open to every nation. Alter the trcnly cnicsllons are disposed of, the ministers will turn to Germany. Thnt matter was on Die agenda today, but was not expected lo be reached until Monday. N. Y. Cotton Mar. Mas- July Oct. l>cr. 3111 3109 3083 3101 3108 3138 3131 3112 3)20 3135 2098 3112 3075 3085 3IMD 3132 3120 3112 31U Big Gas Main Explodes Killing Six I.A SALLE, 1)1., July 5. (U.P.) — Gas company and county officials today began an Investigation into an explosion of « 24-Inch natural gas pipeline in which six men were killed, nine Injured and service disrupted lo two cllics. The blast lifted some of the men 30 feet Into the nlr and hurled nine-foot section of pipe corn field 50 feet awny, No Polio Cases In Blytheville, Doctor asserts Mississippi County health officials today denied tlic report thai Charles Wood, of Jonesborq. V-M in niythevlllo when he contactor! the case of Infantile paralysic froru which he Is critically 111. In regards to a published stalrr mcnt that his Illness began "whiln was in Blytheville," health officials here pointed out that there is not n single ease of polio in Mississippi County: "He was sick when he cnmc 10 Blytheville last Friday to visit, relatives." one official said. "On Saturday morning, his condition vrtva worse and the Woods' family doctor was contacted." Charles' Is the second case of infantile paralysis In Jonesboro during the past week. The first,.thal.oi Darlls Davenport, daughter ot Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Davenport, resulted hi her death Wednesday njght no University Hospital In Little Rock. It was at first believed that Charles Woods' case was m2d but he Is now critically 111, it was understood. The Woods family Is well-known in Blytheville, where they have many relatives. Mrs. D. O. Mpcre, grandmother of the stricken child, is In Jonesboro. Weather ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy today, tonight and Saturday. ScaUcied thunder showers Saturday and east south portion today. Few Stocks Traded Spots close nominal nt 317,1 1 NEW YORK, July 5. (UP)—Un- Into a'certainties generated by outlook tor Other I resumption of price controls reduc- 3129 bits of pipe were tossed about like ed operations on the slock market up shrapnel and landed more than I today to the liRhlcst level sln« I 3CO feet away. Sept. 18, 19M.

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