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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XUII—NO. 88 Bl>thertll« Otilj Mewi Court** Blythevllle Herald VtUey THB DOMINANT NEWflPAPKR pp NORTHKAJgT AHKAN8AB AND BOUTHEA8T MI8BOURI AUKANHAS, SATURDAY, JULY (!, I'M(5 Movie Cameraman Sfcoots iVith, and Without OP A Sign Just to Be Accurate HOLLYWOOP, July 6. (U.P.) — No innttcr what Conijrcss (Iocs with the OPA, n Columbia studio director will be safe. He shot n luptel scene for "IXsul Reckoning," twice, once with u prominently displayed sign, "We adhere to OPA ceilings," 01 witliout. Russians Again Throw Damper On Peace Parley Mobtov Bocks Off From Agreement Among Big Four. PARIS, July G. (U.P.)—A Russian tluimuul that the Kuropean peace conference be chopivd up ii'lo five parU lor separate discussions ol Axis .satellite treaties threatened today to wreck the plans for the 21-nation meeting before they even shape up. ^ Quarters close to the !3itf Four council of ministers said a Soviet proposal, put forth by V. M. Molotov in an about-face from his amiable agreement to a July 29 conference date, would split the delegates into confused, im- iwleut factions. Jiy blocking invitations to the conference until the rules of procedure were fixed, Molotov plunged Ihc foreign ministers back into a morass of dispute from which they appeared to have emerged 24 hours earlier. The ministers will try again late today to untangle the snarl Into which they were thrown by Molotov's demand that separate groups "„,,,,, , .; consider the various treaties for '"""bercd imd liuvc mail boxes, it Beauty Contest Winners SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Mail Delivery Routes; Extended Additional Service In Blythevillc to Be Provided by July 15. Residents (if numerous sections in Blythevllle' not formerly served with city mail delivery are enjoying the receipt of mail at their homes nnd another section win have the new delivery July 15, it was announced t(fday by post;iiasler Koss Stevens.. Residents ueing served for the first time reside in the 400 I *• of Dougan, 'three houses iiu.de Walker Parkj the 400 block ol Cherry and tljrec houses ill the 500 block of Cherry extending to the city limits. i The new sc^Uon to have delivery beginning Jul{ 15 includes Highway 61 South to [the second railroad which include) the 200. 300. 400 niu: 500 blocks of Aoiith Division. This service-' is twice dully as U other parts of the city. ATI houses must be correctly Italy, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, WIIS l >olntc<l out and Finland. ' Other changes The Soviet proposal on procedure " kcc l )ln 8 «'lth .provided that all 21 nations meet Riiily as coordinating body. Twenty \vould be. liivcn a voice on the Italian treaty, 12 on the Romanian. 12 on the Hungarian, 14 on Ihe Bulgarian and nine on the Finnish. The exact lists of nations In each croup wo t unavailable. But inlorin- ea ijii rtors presumed the groupings wouli' on the basis 01 nations definilc. .it war with each of Germany' s satellites in' question. Such a scheme would leave China out of discussion of the Italian treaty. Mololov sought to strike China from the list of inviting powers, at the same time announcing that the riiles Deprocedure must be -•---•-•'- -••-•• • _.--,to v. fieeroS Byrnes i accused Sldlo.toV^'^lbiowlng trie peace confefe'nce out'lfie' window." Molotov countered with a suggestion that the entire matter be skipped for the time being and the ministers proceed to a discussion of Germany. Speculation arose In conference quarters 'that Molotov had received new instructions from Moscow which lauscd him lo shift from his-agrcUnent without objection to the July 29 date to his stand that threatened any date at all arc conlemplalcc the rapidly •finding city with service to DC dded as streets can qualify, it announced. Among streets mule oiisideration are Henley, Lillj lark and Willow. Within the past year there ha been a number of expansions wlllcl provide residents of outlying hoiiic vith the .same service as those liv ng closer-in. Soviet Seizure Investigated . In Auitriar By Red General. Winners in Ihe "Miss lilytlievilte" beauty contest here Wednesday night were presented |4lfls by Iho Junior chamber of Commerce, .sponsors of the event. F>rcs!d6nl James lioy Is shown propurlng lo present .he Number One gift, n gold bracelet, lo Miss Rebecca McCall, first place winner. Slu> also received liio corsage of while gardenias, while Miss Lois Eich, (second from left), xcrnml place winner, was glvrn Ihc bouquet of red roses, and Miss lictsy Buchanan, (k-to. third plure winner, the boin|iicl nl pink and while carnations. 58-Year Old' '• Murder Holds New Interest CRAWFCRDSVILLE, Fla., July 6 (U.P.)—The murder of a wealth: Chicago banker, which has remained unsolved for 58 years, lee police loday to Wakulla county, a sparsely-populated area in West Florida. Sheriff E. C. Ferrcll, of Crawfordsville, yesterday asked Chicago police for a copy of the bulletin which announced a $50,000 reward for apprehension of the slayer of Amos Snell, Chicago banker shot and killed In his home ^ Feb. 8, 1838. Fcrrell sr.ld he was asking the Information in behalf of a man named Doyle Quigg, who reportedly lives in Sopchoppy, Fla. The Wakulla sheriff told the United Press last night thai Quigg claimed his grandfather, who is now dead, killed the Chicagoan. Quigg could not be contacted, but Ferrcll said that Quigg told him his father also knew about the slaying. Asked how the grandson knew his grandfather murdered Snel), the sheriff said, "I'll be dogged if I know." Meanwhile, Chicago detective John Ashcr, assigned to the case, cluslcd off the files puzzled why a sheriff in a rcmole section ol Florida wanted the information. Chicago oldtimcrs recalled that Sncll was killed in his home, apparently by burglars and that his slayer never was found. It was recalled lliat a nephew disappeared shortly t.fler the shooting. President to Visit Gettysburg Battlefield • THURMONT, Md., .July 6. (UP) J —President and Mrs. Truman today •make a pilgrimage lo the Civil War battlefields of Gettysburg. Pa. Breaking his vacation routine, the President was scheduled to drive from his mountain resort here to the battlefield 18 miles away. Members of his staff said It was Mr. Truman's first visit to the historic site. He sent word to repov.rs covering his brief vacation by remote control that he would be glad to give them a full *Scture on Picketts famous charge at Gettysburg. . Mr. Truman since boyhood has Itfen an avid history reader and probably knows more ntxnit the War Between the States than some of the guides at Oeltysburi,'. _ VIENNA, July c. (UP) — On Mark Clark asked the Russian com mander in Austria for clarificatlo of a Soviet order for seizure of all former German property in Eastern Austria today. Clark was expected to outline in the letter the American govern- ments'viewpoint on what constitutes German property in Austria. Trie Soviet News Agency Tass said that; ailiilfojier|,y in. the Soviet occupation i^pric thaf.fot-merly bclong- ""' to"'Germans 'aulornalically be- cd" came. Russian property under a military government order of June 27. Informed sources said Clark's letter will emphasize the care to be taken In interpreting the reparations agreement and that property other' 1 than "German external assets" must not be turned over to one of the powers as reparations. Clark was not notified by Col. Gen. b. V. Kurosov,' acting commander of Soviet Forces in Austria, of the order but reportedly shw It in the local press. The order provided that, In accordance with tlic Potsdam Agreement, the Soviet government should have control of all assets, firms cooperatives and other holdings of the Germans. The order issued by Kurosov, provided that, in accordance with Ihc Potsdam Agreement, the iTjvict government should have control ol all assets, firms, cooperatives and other holdings of the Germans. Holiday Fatalities ClimbOverNation Celebrations Take Smaller Toll Than Experts Predicted. n u v United Press The nation's holiday dealh loll mounted steadily today at the beginning of the third day of the loin; Fourth of July weekend. Reports from across the nation showed 227 deaths directly attributable to holiday celebrations well be! aw','* advance forecasts r,hy the Nntlonai'~Sniety "Council. Most of the violent deaths resulted from traffic accidents on crowded highways, with drown - ings ranking second. Addition;! reports boosted the total hourly but the figures still were considerably lower than local and national authorities had feared for the first postwar Fourth. Auto mishaps accounted for 108 deaths and drownlngs, 04. Seven persons,.were killed by fireworks, and 48 others died in miscellaneous accidents resulting fn)m the holiday. • . •;,-; ; ; California, with' 31 deaths;, led the states in fatalities. Fifteen Californlans died in Irafflc accidents. Michigan ranked second •Itli 21 deaths. Ohio and Wiscon- n both reported 18. Texas 1C ml Illinois 14. In a prc-holiday stimate, the National Safclv Council had predicted thai 1.300 Jcrsons would be killed outright would die at a later dale as a esull of Independence Day acci- cnls. Sen. McKdlar Hurls Charge of Communism At CIO in Tennessee WASHINGTON. July (i. (UP) — Sen. K. 1). McKelhir, candidate for i sixth term in the u. S. Senate, today declared that Ihc only Issue In the Tennessee democratic senatorial primary Is the "Communistic" CIO and its political action cqninilltcc. The CIO. McKcllar declared, has no respect, for the constitution of Ihc law "tfilcss it is a law.;giving members of their organization-special benefits." "All of (hose who want...a communistic government sho 1 for the GIO candidates, idem Pro .Tern .of-the "Fiut those who bcllt:v*tf*ja?2h)nM& > Icnnism, those who believe In'frcc government as opposed to Communism, those who arc opposed to PAC 'pink 1 government, those who nc opposed to government by 'fcl- ow travelers.' should vote against ClO-indorscd candidates.' McKcllar snid he had nothing personal against. CIO members, but fell "sorry" thai any Tcmiessecan would believe in "any such communistic policies as the CIO believes in." * Pope Pius XII To Canonize First U.S. Saint f BY AM>O FORTE United Tress Siaff Correspondent ROME. July 6. (UP)—Pope I'm? XII will canonize Mother Franco,' Xavier Cabrin; Sunday in the most colorful ceremony of the Roma 'atholic Church. The Basilica of St. Peter's, where the five-hour ceremony v \vill take place, has been polished nnd licc- oratcd with rich draperies, silvci and gold candelabra. Huge point- ings depicting lhc miracles attributed to the foundress of the Sister. of the Sacred Heart of Jesus bang on the walls. She is the first pcrsor from the United Slates to be can onlzcd a saint. Thousands of the faithful, -ivestock Tuberculosis Tests to Begin Here Tuesday Rrsidcnls throughout Misslsslpp County arc making plans lo undergo tuberculosis tests here Tucsclaj and at Osccola Wednesday in a special program sponsored by the county health unit and the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association. The mobile X-ray unit of Ibe Arkansas State Health Department ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111., July G. (UP)— Live- I " , • for the screening tests. beginning at 8 a.m., at the Anieri- Pearl Harbor Probers to Meet Committee Seeks to • Place Responsibility For Blow to U. S. Navy. WASHINGTON, July (i. (UP) — Congress' Tearl Harbor Invc.stigat- ng Committee, may decide lodny vlicther it can reach unanimous .(irccinent In fixing resptinsibllilv XU,',the worst naval dcfcut in Uullcd es history. icre was strong possibility' l|ial.'. 10-maii bl-piirUsnu comi.iit- 1 may be divided on Ihe \aw\ Sen. Alben W. Harklcy, n., Ky., committee chairman, exposed lo find uut today at the first full committee meeting In more limn a month. The meeting was called to get a progress report from a five-man sub-committee which was assigned the task of writing a report to be submitted to Congress by next Wednesday. Sen. Scott W. Lucas, !>., III., subcommittee chairman, said the final draft of the report should lie rc.uly early next week. Lucas revealed that Ben. Homer Ferguson, II.. Mich., may lie planning In submit a minority report.. He said that Ferguson, allhminh a member of the fivc-nnm subcommittee, has not attended any of Us sessions for some lime, Lucas said the others—Reps. John W. Murphy. 13,, Pa.. .1. Bayard Clark. D , N. C., and Frank 13. Kccfe, H., WIs.—have attended cession:; regularly. "We luivc just alKiut finished Iliu first section of the report scltin forth established fuels upon wlilc we all can agree," Lucas said. A • AIP • I Agn Officials Concerned Over Price of Wheat Government Refutes To Continue Buying Except on OPA Base. WASHINGTON, (U.I'.}—A high Department oi'ttcml today that th<> States may run it.solf "ri out of Hip world wlutal ninr- k«t." if (lonit)Hlic priuuK rim too liijfh. Tlii.s official pointed mi that tlio BoviM'nnionl nlrondj has withdrawn from Iho do niOKlli 1 mnrkot hrcatiso (irico ahovc former Ol 1 / whun price control ex|/.rod. Ttio Koveriunon has pledged not to Imy when fit, iihove-cctliujr IcvclH. He .said that even wllh Ihe Ive mcndous world demand frjr many cnunlrlos inlnlit lie forced ( slop buying American wheat If \>t\ ccs went loo high, llltjlicr wtuli prices also would curtail UNHRA'ft grain purchases. Allhoui;li cxiioi't wheat purchnsc<l by UNliHA and tlio Army noes tor direct relief feeding, must U. S. grain luis been bought, by foreign Itovernment In nunnal Iradu clinn- ncls. "If prices wont up only uMiililly." Hie olficlal said, "foreign' ncivcrn- nients might cciullnue buying Anier- lenii wlii'al, merely rcdnelni; itielr volume of purchases. If prices go too high, however, they might wirii. draw completely." in that case, he said, they either would have Ui buy grain from some oilier country «r find a substitute food. Argentina, Auslv.'la nnd Canada are the world's Ihrce other blg- Kcut wheat-producing nations. The government's' decision not to purchase wheat at more than Inj; prices was an Important step keeping down prices. Another ourt Record Reflects hat a Woman Changed Her Mind Once Too Often MEMPHIS, Tciin,' July 6. (UI'J —The Jury was. ready lo file back o the courtroom. The plaintiff, Mrs. sybil Cawsy pi'ulll, became worried, Maybe sho udn'l convinced the Jury lliat the phlH street Hallway Co. should ay her »10,00fl for the dentil of ier mother last September. Usliuj the woman's privilege, Mrs. iinuill changed her mind. Attorney ,eo neannaii asked for * voluntary inn-tmu. , Tim jury returned. Circuit Judge i. I'. M. HiimiH'i rend iho verdict; "The Jury finds for tlic plain- Iff and assesses dnmnge In the iiiuinnt of *:u>oo." Mrs. Spruill ehaiigci! her mind •gain, llc.vnnnn filed a motion to M't nsldo the non-sillt and record verdict. "No," Judge Ilamiicr ruled. The CBSC will be rclrlcd. In Iniixirtimt fnctor will be the size of the 104(1 wheat crop now estimated at 1,OM,339,«)0 bushels. Since the government lins offered lo buy up to a quarter or thu 1048 crop, Us withdrawal from the innrkct would tend.to force p: .down,,- puttlcnlarly >,£hp* ' there sharp rcstrlotlonn on rtomcsltc w consumption. . .,,< The wheat use program earirfflfftK 450.1X10,000 bushels for domestic food purposes, 150,000,000 for llveslock, 85.000.tKJO fur seed and about 05,- OU.OOO to build up the carryover. With the removal of price con- rols and a subsequent Increase In lent prices, however, It has bo- onie more profitable to feed wheat o livestock than to sell It for liu- tian consumption. As a result, the lycstock ilgurc probably will musli- oom.. Osceola School Man Promoted Dean H. Whiteiida Accepts Pott With State Department. nomi ir. WhllcMdo, ol Osceoli las resigned ii| s |x»ltlon * n nu l«i'lntcrident of OsceolK schools which he hint held several your* i'htllp J. Deer, MinerVtaur o Mississippi County Schools said loday that Mr. WhltcsUtcs had ac- todiiy that Mr. whllcnldc had no- Dcpurlinoiit of Kdiiciitlnn in Little Hock, which Is n promollon. Mr. Wlillciilde, who has been In Oxeeola a number of years, has continued his college courses each Summer, majoring In world al- falrs. In addlllon to serving ati superintendent, Mr. Whltcslde has been popular as a speaker at public affairs. Hen F. Ilutlcr, president «I Osceola School Hoard, said that several applications had been made for tho |x>sillon vacated by Mr. Whlti'jildc and a choice would be made soon. lock Hogs: 400; nt Osccola g nd choice steers and heifers SI o $:i higher, instances up considcr- ibly more in uneven trading; lower tics 50-15 ccnls up; cows 2S-:iO ccnls higher: bulls 50 cents higher; vealrrs $1.35-1.50 up; rc]ilaccment itccrs about steady. Tops for week. :hoicc 1210-11) steers $22; mostly choice 100-lbs 2025; choice 702-lb and OM-ii) mixed yearlings $'20; choice 709 and 818-lb heifers 192. r >; ;ood cows SI5; praclical top good beef huls $15; choice vcalcrs 1II2S; bulks for week, good and choice steers 1750-21; medium 1550-1151); common $12-14: hulk all steers 1C50- 20; medium Kansas cra-ssers 1<T!.>- 15G5; good and choice heifers and mixed yearlings 17-1950; medium I350-1G50; good cows mft-1425; common and medium beef cows 101275; canncrs mid cutlers 725-050. , tlic prctjram lo chock lor early il gnosis. it has been pointed out. Children under Ifi will not be les'. ed at this time unle.s.% Ibcy have had a preliminary check, but adults do not. need the preliminary lest, t was pointed out. Truman Signs Controversial Appropriation Some Cities Act To Place Rents Under Control By Hulled Prrsn Some retail food prices edged higher today and more cities took steps to control rents. While debate on the Office of Price Adminlslrallon continued in Congress, the National Home and Property Owners Foundation re ported lliat Mir; mayors of "dozens of cities"—Including Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Cleveland and Scuttle—had re-established fair rent committees. The San Francisco Hoard of Supervisors passed an emergency renl onnlrol ordinance f>rbldding Increases of more than 15 per cent over old OPA celllnRS. The 1/nit.slana legislature was studying twin bills aimed at freezing rcnls nt Ihe level of June 30. In many cities there were demon- Meat Prices Up; stock Down Some Landlords Increasing Rents With OPA Dormant. Ily Unitrd rr«u 'rices and rents continued to Klvancc today as opposing forces n the Semite prepared for a second week's debate on reviving the Office of Price Administration. Record shipment,-; of llvcstocl! liourcd Inlo Midwest markets, forcing some nn-l he-hoof prices downward from Tuesday's all time high, but prices to the consumer edged higher. First announcement of bodsls In meat prices lo rcltdlers came from Ihe Klngnm anrt Slarkc-Vyctzcll companies, two of Indiana's largest packers. Both companies annoliticcri live lo 15 cent-pcr-pound Increase In beef and pork. Indianapolis spokesman for Armour and Swift, both members of the industry's "Big Four," said they Senate Prepares : or Battle Over } rice Controls Administration Sees GOP Coalition as A Major Hurdle. WASHINGTON, July 6, (U. I'.) — Administration londcni today foresaw efforts of u Republican-led coiilitio'ii to remove meat, poullry, nnd' dairy products .from price controls us thu major hurdle., to Semite approval next week of the new OPA bill. Senators generully fore- faw a bitter, "no-holds-bar- ral" battle over the food de- ' control plan offered by Sen. • Kenneth Wherry, U., Neb., nnd already assured .sup- !, lK>rt "of many Republicans and several Democrats. Antl-OPA foc.i were loading their . , weaixms lo force action on Wherry's decontrol plan as the Senate enjoyed a weekend recess. The fight ' to renew price controls Is scheduled to be the first order of business Monday. Another obstacle to curly Senate approval o( the OPA bill centered on Ben: Robert A. Tuft's plvin to give producers their pre-war prices plus Increased costs. Tall !at« yesterday introduced hi? pricing amendment, singled out by President Truman in his veto'mes- sage of the first congressional price bill as OUR of the measure'* most objectionable features. Tafl made only one change In his amendment.' It would Ret tho pricing base period as July 1-16, 1040 Instead of Oct. 1-15, 1941. Senate Democratic Leader Alben W. Barklcy was confident that the Senate would complete action Wixv,t- Ihe measure next week. He •mldflfiPSfj I bill would not be passed, huwlSitft'^S without "repetition" of the fljiCf'-fj on the original OPA IcglslulionP****;* Tuft, leader o! the coalition movement, would make no predictions on the outcome. But, he said, "It looks to me like a big row." Wherry's move to remove controls from food products Immediately gained significant support from the Democratic »kle of the Bcniite contemplated lo make up sidies which similar price boosts for government sub- went out with the To A Reserve Officer's Club in North cred here from all parts of tlic | Mississippi County will be organized Reserve Officers In North Missco Organize Club world, will attend the ceremony, in. eluded In the audicr.cc will be members of the diplomatic corps accredited to the Holy See. members ol the Sacred college of Cardinals, and a few relatives of Mother Cabrini who have reached Rome from Lodl in Lombards', where the now saint was born 86 years ago. Tiie ceremony, rich in pomp ahd pageantry, will begin when me members of thf Holv Congregation of Rites and other prelates, together wii;i n;l the cardinals present In Rome, convene in a ln>ge hall close to Ihe Slstine Chapel nnrt form n precession. meeting July 15 at the City Hall, it was announced today by Toler Buchanan, temporary chairman. First slcps for the organization were begun yesterday when three local men met with Major Carl Ball of Joncsboro. Tlic ex-officers who discussed formation of (He group with Major Ball were Mr. Buchanan. Russell Haynos Fan- and O. W. Hazel baker. All former officers in Blythevlllc and surrounding comrmuiittfs North Mississippi County will be eligible lo Join, i(, was announced. lexicons Hold Election MEXICO CITY, July 6. (UP) — Approximately 3.000,000 Mexicans ire expected to go to the polls tu- Tiorrow to choose a successor I" President Manuel Avila Camacho. wlio retires Dec. 1- WASIIINOTON, July B. (U.P President Trillium has signed a. appropriation bill providing funds st ™ll«ns protesting Increases In rent for lh c .Slate Department's l;(m ""d "rclall food prices, trnvcrslal Inleruallonal inforinn-J _. Follr "'ousanrt imrsons at Miami, tlon Service program mercc Department's aid small business. The funds were Included In the 5437,703,212 appropriation lo operate the Justice, Slate and Commerce dcpnrlmenlr, and Ihe Federal Judiciary in the fiscal year lhat l«gan July 1. for lhc Com- Ji>la - nlct to el 'dorse a buyers' slrikc lo In keep prices down. Tlic Colorado Anti-tnllallon Committee scheduled a march on Denver's city hall Monday night to protest Hit- "altitude" of city officials concerning rent uid price Increases. Despite reports of s)x>tty fowl iricc increases, surveys showed tint $7,500,000,000 Pork Barrel Charge Hurled by Republicans WASHINGTON. Some Republican Inshed out al v.'hat they Icrmri! $1.000.000.000 election-year. Ueiu- ccrnlic ix>rk barrel. Their lire was aimed at two fixate bills—passed wilhin four hours yesterday — carrying authorizations for Rivers and Harbors Improvements ranging from -150.000.00D lor the Missouri Basin development ti tiny harbor dredging operations. Ecu. Edward V. Robertson. H. Wyo., said the bills represented "the worst kind of pork." He declared they were pressed to final passage "only because its an election year." He added that individual members were cticouraacd to submit plans for "every llttla scheme In their states," in Louisiana. Sen. Alexander Wiley, R., WIs. textile goods, such as clothing an.l dry goods, generally had Iwcn hold at Ihelr old levels. Kxpcrts said price Increases on these goods probably would not show at the relnll for alxHlt GO days. level OPA. Packing house spokesmen predict, ed thai fresh pork soon would be available lo every retail butcher in lhc Midwest as a result of a shipment ol 30.000 hogs at Chicago yesterday, it Vs tllc largest for any dny since last winter and the biggest for any July day in three years. fjlvc hogs yesterday brought a lop of $16.50. $1.60 below Wednesday's high, but sllll above the old OPA celling. In other commodlllcs, consumer prices edged steadily upward, reflecting the generally higher average of wholesale prices. Wholesale prices for poultry, eggs, >utlcr and lard conllnued to climb. At Chicago, roasters, fryers and 11 oilers sold for 40 to 42 cents pound wholesale, compared to 31.9 and 33.4 cents under the OPA. Catlle receipts also Increased yesterday to 9,700 hend »l the Union Stockyards In Chicago, largest for a Friday since December. 1943. Many cities and some states took efforts to control rcnls. but elsewhere thousands of persons reported rent increases. July C. (Ill" -.burning park barrels." He declared senators today j he would ask the Senate approprla- thcy termed tions Committee to withhold funds for the authorisations, al least uii- III the demands of private enterprise for materials and manpower can be met. Sen. Robert A. Tail, R., O.. attacked the spending program as "hypocrisy." Taft said Ihe admln- islrallon was attempting to denounce Inflation In one breath, and increase expenditures in the next. "Tlic President has suggested to Congress every expenditure suggest cd to him," Taft said. He pointed out that Congress has authorized alxnit $47,000,000,000 I" expenditures instead ofthe $36.000,000.000 recommended in the President's budget. With tax receipts of $35,000.000.000, Taft said government operations probably would show a $12,000.000,000 deficit during said i.ho scrw'e nciioii "smelicd like I this fiscal year. , - sVuill BUek Maikrt i 8«n. W»lt«r 'P.. Oeorge, t), told reporter* he would nuppon amendment "because It would better to decontrol and get the black markets" and ".open' legitimate" merchandising ,_" "Regardless of what happens; however," George said, "the adjustment* of OPA have si teed a meat shortage by Snrti next year and.nothing can be done now which would alleviate that condition." Another Democrat, Sen. E. P. Car- vlllc, Nov., signed Wherry's amendment along with 15 other Repub- Icans. Although Taft's name wasn't on the list, he said he would sup- x>rt the amendment. The Jocular, confident manner In which the Nebraska Republican Introduced his decontrol plan clenrly chafed Barklcy. He objected lo the Senate being "converted into a Blly Sunday sawdust trail." When Wherry Invllcd all sena- -ors who were behind hls~mavc become co-authors of the mcnt, Barkley caustically 'that it Is bad tasle lo go clcctiorU/:5j9 ccrlng on the Senate floor." '^iiC^^ Well I've got a lot of names," Wherry replied. I don't care how many names you've got." Barklcy retorted. "I hope It Isn't a majority of the Senate. In Its present form, the measure would: 1. Cancel rent Increases levied since the old price law expired Sunday. 2. Allow producers their 1940 prices, plus any increased production costs occurring since that time If OPA deems the higher prices necessary to stimulate production. 3. Allow wholesalers, distributors and retailers their June 2!), 1946 mark-ups. Wherry also rcintroduc- cd his plan to change the Uato to Jan. 1, 1946. In most other respects, the OPA extension bill Is similar to the old price law. ' Many Donate Food to Aid War Victims The food collection here for Europe's starving was concluded today when the Junior Chamber of' Commerce packed up the last case. Tlic bill of lading shows that more than 50 cases are being soul by Blylhevlllc residents to the less fortunate people In European countries who may starve unless given food by other countries, it has been iwinted out. B. B. Goodman, chairman of the connnltlec, today said the response was most appreciated and displayed the generosity of those who responded without any elaborate cam- tMlEi! !o collect the food. Three New Polio Cases Reported in Little Rock LITTLE ROCK. Ark., July 6. (U.P.)—Tlic Capital City area today seemed on the edge of an Infantile paralysis outbreak, with Ihrce new cases reporled yesterday by Ihc Little Rock Health Department. Dr. William P. health officer, said Scarlett, that the city uew cases brought to 15 the number reported here since the first of June. The three additional cases were children 3, 5 and A years old. Weather «*' ARKANSAS—Partly Cloudy to^ day, tonight and Sunday. A few widely scattered thundershowers mostly In the afternoon, PC A Directors To Meet July 9 In Little Rock D. S. Laney, president of the Planters Production Credit AsEo- clallon, has Announced that all directors of the association anci Uoyd Godlcy, sccrcUry-trcasurer, will attend the conference for directors ol all Arkansas PCX's, to be held at the Lafayette Hotel, Little Rock, July 9 and 10. Other directors of the association arc: R. C. Bryan of Osceola; H. Noble GUI of Dell, w. E. H»gan of BJy- theville, E. B. Chiles, Er, ;of Joiner. ' • ^ v ' C. R. Arnold, Production Credit Commissioner of the Firm Credit Administration, Kansas City, will be the chief speaker »t the meeting Tuesday, July 9. ... Other features of the day's program arc being arranged In conjunction-with the College of Agriculture. University 'of Arkansas, through Aubrey D. Dales, u*o- clat« director of the Agricultural Extension? Service. , ;„.,.„

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