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BIJTHEVTLLE COURIER NEWS TVH rVWfTMAhm 1- A _ ^ ._.:_ ^»«^W » W ^^^ VOL. XI, IV NO. 61 • 1 IF 1 tf» .. Blythevllle D»llj New* BlythevWe Courier C*r«w Ri.IJa* U'.tf fL.:U ... tm» DOMINANT NBwsrAMta or No.vniA.rr MKANSAB AND unir™.*.^ ii rwK >TmT , """ BlythevUlc Henld Mississippi Valtojr Lwdn m/i'TIIKVILLJfi, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, JUNK H, 19'17 SINGLE COPIES FIVE TENTH 4ih Donation of $1,000 or More Total in Campaign for $50,000 Now Exceeds Half of Sum Sought Another $1,287.PO has been added to the school fund drive for 550,000. raising tlic lolal to dale pa'jl the halt-way mark. Funds on hand total jauOG.aa. reports showed today. The latest increase was boosted substantially by a contribution of Slops from the Federal Compress. Thi s is the fourth donation of $1000 or more. A contribution from another nonresident properly owner also was received. II is a $50 donation from J. Nick Thomas of Hopkinsville, Ky., a former Blythcville resident In a previous list of contributions, il was reported that 5250 had been received from the Hub- Uard Furniture Co. This should have read .Hubbard Hardware Co., it \va s reported today. Other contributions include the following: Mary •Huhblcr $5. Joe Wadtly »5, Virgil Green $10, Ruben Chandler $S. A. E. Henry $10. J. J. Hargett *IO, Karl H. Wadcnphuil $5. Mrs. ALia E. Gobi) $10, Kathleen Black Jfpr. P. A. Robinson $25. MIE. Wrlha Whitsitt $25, the Rev. Allen I). Stewart $10, W. T. Kitchen S5C. A. B. JagRers $1250, Mrs. L. M. Burnett $7.50, J. H. Smart $37.80. Held in Grandfather's Arms; Source is Mystery MEMPHIS, Tenn., Juno 3. (UP) — Little Frederick Adkins was "holding ills own" In a hos.ilU'.l here today after being struck In ihj head by a stray bullet while being held in the arms of his sr.mdfatlier. It was indicated that as long as tlie current condition of the 15- jnonth-old cliild prevailed the incial pellet would nol be removed. The bullet struck the iniair, late yesterday as lie sat in Ills er;in:i- f a trier's arms near her>^. He was watching an,older cousr.i play just outside the porch door of hif parents' home. N. L. Ledbctter .the grrmdtnllirr, said he and the child's cousin were amusing him when tlwy suddenly beard a popping sound. "I lu:ik:<l down and saw blood on the child's head." New I y- Wedded Couple and Four of Bridal Party Die UMW Launches 'War of Nerves' Lewis Sends Policy Group Home Hoping To Smoke Owners Out WASHINGTON, June 3. (UP) — President John L. Lewis of the United Mine Workers (AFL) today began a waiting "war of nerves' against soft coal operators. He gave the signal ror hi s traditional collective bargaining "waitin c.nme" Ivy .sending his.__200-man wage policy" committee home and failing to'appear personally for the resuigtion of wage talks will' Souc^rn coal operators. Lewis broke off negotiations last Saturday with Northern and Western operators representing 75 pel cent of the industry. Those producers said his "unreasonable" demands had left the parties "vc-. wide" apart. L=wi s met with his policy committee late'-yesterday. Hc sent them home with instructions to be on ' call to return on 24 hours notice.' In the past he has done this early in negotiations. Usually, he docs, not call them until .an agreement , vifle"~wiif co'nduc't' c'f-i is near or a breakdown and sinkc „ for^mcnt ni d ace are imminent. Thc deadline for a' Lmorcuncnt nnn nccl new private contract this year is June 30. the day the government returns Ihe mines to private ownership. UMW Vice President John J. O'Loary led UMW Southern District presidents into the negotiations with the Southern producers. Hc said only that Lewis would not be present today. The Southern operators reportedly hoped to win a more detailed jjyii'.i: of union demands for a new ^Jitracl at, today's talks. Mrs. Mary Yarbro Dies In htj Hayti, Mo., Home Mrs. Mary Yarbro of Hayti, Mo., who had oflcn visited friends and relatives hcic, (Tied Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mabel Ferrcl, Hayti, after several months' illness. She Is survived by three daughters. Mr.s. Ferrcl Mrs. Beatrice Majors of August, Ga.. and Mrs. Alma. Baynes of Hayti. and a son, Virgil Yarbro of Lilbourne. Missco Officers To Attend School Sheriff Berryman Announces Plans for Training Session Here A police training school for members of the Blythcvlllc Polico Foi.-c and other Mississippi County peace officers will be held here June 517. Sheriff William Ucrryman announced today. Member; of the l.il- tle Rock Bureau of the Federal Bureau of Investigation will act instructors. As a climax lo the school, Ihe r BI law-enforcement conference for lortheast Arkansas will be held in the City Hall here on .Tune n, Shcr- ff Berryman said. Peace officers 'rom Craiglicad. Criitenrlen, Poinsett, and Greene countuui are expected to attend this melding. Visiting peace officers will lie the guests of the City Police and (lie sheriff's office at a fish fry to hi. neld at the climax of ilie confer ence. he said. Classes will be held dai'.y in In; 1 Municipal Court room in City Hal with special aRcnts of the FBI instructing Mississippi County peace officers In arrests, firearms training, testifying in court a-.icl detective work. Classes will open at ?. p.m. Thursday with a three-hour discussion l?d by Special Agent C. P. Ald^n on technique and mechanics of arrest and arrest problems. ; Plan €UitseS;Ht Air Base Wednesday and '•Prljuv'r. classes will be held at .the Air Base whore Agent Aldcn will 1 con-luce firearm training. No classes will be held on Saturday, Sunday • of Monday in order for the officers !o r'nkc care of their routine jobs, Mr. Bcrrymnn stated. A discussion on Arkansas law of arrests, searches and seizures will be led by cither Judgo Cliurles W. TjiKht of Parag'ould, ov .ItuUie Zol B. Harrison, will be nckl during the school, he said. ; ; Andrew Ponder, special agent for the FBI from Jonesbonj will conduct a class on crime sccn3 search ana Edwin Brown, who hns rccentlv been assigned as special agent for Blylht- :ioses in tralfit: ident iuvealir;]- I tion and testifying in court. The program for Jum 17 vlll combine discussions by Dean H. Morley. head of the LiM.'c Hcick Bureau of the FBI on pubii; relations <uid cooperative functions of the FBI, the presentation o( awards to those successfully completing the courses, and Ihe annual FBI law- enforcement conference for peace officers of Northeast Arkansas. During the conference Special Agent Alden, who is :i [ircnrms expert, will stage a slionliiv; exhibition nt the Air Base pl.-,ul i-anga. Following the exhibitinn all officers present will be suesis of Ihe sheriff's office and City Police Department for a fisli fry. i - -, Pictured al left, 6boie, ore Chclso Ornhii-,-,. 20. of Dyer, Hid.', and'his bride. Mrs. Juanlla livoc.1- cimhnin few mir.utes after their inarriaKc al Hiqhlaml. Ind. Less llu.n two hours Inter they were dc-ut i the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond nrock. II-.T sister Orcta, 15. and her brother, KemU'th. gay wedding pa.rly was'cn route to Hammond to hav- photographs taken when their right, was struck by a'Pennsylvania Rialrrad Irr.ln near Minister, Ind. All nstnnlly (NBA Tclephoto.) except car, Orahain were- The pictured al were killed Garsson Insists May Refused Pay Munitions Maker TeHs Of War-Timc Dealings With Ex-Congressman WAHINGTON, June.. 3, <up> — The Garsson munition's combine offered Andrew J. May money for his services bul th e former ken- lucky congressman turned it down, Dr. Henry M. Oarsson testified today. Dr. Garsson head of the $78,000,000 wartime munitions manufacturing firm, testified ,as a key witness for the defense. He and his brother, Murray, and May are being tried in federal court on bribery and corruption charges. Today's testimony, hinged on ownership and operation of the Cumberland Lumber Co. of Whitesburg, Ky. Thc government has charged that the defendants used the company as a blind to conceal payments of more than J53,- 000 to the former chairman of the House Military Affairs[committee.' May and Henry •"Garsson both have testified,, hpwjever.. that ^ttje company'WasVWftoHy'^w'rietir' oy "the: munitions combine and that May merely served as its fiscal agent, without pay. Charles J. Marglolti. counsel foi the Garssons, ask£d the witness why he permitted :,May to act as fiscal agent for the* lumber company and to assume responsibilities "or its finances. "Prom time to time when Mr. May spoke to me in connection vith the Cumberland Lumber Co.." 3arsson said, "I told him, on one or wo occasions. I felt there was an indue burden being put on him and ie answered me he could handle t betler than I because hc felt morally obligated "on his part to carry through until someone com- i ictcnt was placed on the job." 1 Garsson then explained that May felt "morally obligated" because he i :ind suggested the purchase of the ' timber tract in order to help the arssons get lumber, and to "get . in industry for his district." I Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. June 3. (UP) - (USDAi — Livestock: Hogs 13,230; salable l.J.OOO; market uneven; weights 160 Ibs. up luiiy SOc lower than average Monday; lighter weights and sows mostly 25c; spots 50c lower. Bulk Rood and choice l(iO to 240 Ibs. ?3.75 to 24.00; top 24.00; 250 to 270 Ibs. 2300 to 23.50; few 23.75; 270 to 330 Ibs. 21.50 to 23.00; few 23.25; 130 to 150 Ibs 22.00 to 23.75; 100 to 120 11). pi 5 s 18.00 to 21.25; good 270 to 503 Ib. sows. 18.50 to 19.15; heavier weights 17.50 to IB.25; stags 14.50 to 16.50. Catj^ 3,650; salable 3.5(10: calves 2,500. |54 salable, steer offerings in like volume with Monday. Around 35 loads on sale and approximately 25 per cent of receipts comprised of cows. Opening Iradc moderately acl- Ivc and generally stctuly on all classes. A few loads of low and average good steers, 24.00 to 25.00; medium kinds 22.50 to 23.53; load of good and choice 6J56-ib. replacement slecrs 22.25; good heifer; and mixed yearlings 23.00 to 24.00; medium kinds largely 18.50 to 22.0fi; good cows around 16.50 to 17.50; common and medium be«f cows 13.00' recorded as last nighi's Jc .v accoril- lo 115.On; runners nnrt cuteirj S.OO ing lo Robert R. Uiaylock, official to 12,50, I weather observer. Young Democrats Seek to Increase Political Interest MTTIjE ROOK. Ark., June 3 (UP) — The Young Democratic Clubs of -Arkansas embarked upon a program today to encourage young persons to take part in politics. The first step is the organization of a club in every count} and in every state educational institution. Meeting here yesterday, the board of director; appointed Hav- vcy Walters. Litllc Hock insurance man and ex-serviceman, as director of organization. He will opu an office in Little Rock. President Sidney S. McMath c Hot springs announced the plan. Five points o: the statewide program arc: To educate young people in the problems of government. To interest young people in pol itics and public affairs. To provide a forum for them to study political, social and cconom ic queslions. To recruit vigorous leadership (ci the Dcmocralic Parly. To induce eligible voters to paj their poll taxes. The Garland County prosecutor said only 51 per cent of the youna people eligible to vote participated in the 1016 Arkansas general election. Britain Places Future of India In Hands of,Her Native Leaders By United 1'rcsa St^lf Cnrirspondenl LONDON, .Juno 3.—Credit Britain iiroposecl today to make India a KriUsh dominion this year and put forth n plan to lot hut- decide her own independent futuve as ono or perhaps several countries, j ' • ' A complicated plan for the fiituro of India was announced .simultaneously by 'J>rime Minister Clement U. AtLlcc in the House of Comrrjoiis and -by Viscount Mount- batten, viceroy of India, on the* New Delhi radio. Mountbaltcn told the Iiulians*'- — ' . ^ . .' lhat hc was convinced a unified India would be the lie'jt solution of tl>c problem, but no aBrcemcnt on any plan for H could bo reached, and the "only alterna-- live to coercion is partition." The statements • .rvoEiiizcd 'requests by Indian political leader"! for an earlier transfer of, power .from British v,to' Indian .hands than the June, 104 1 ), deadline net by. Britain. , . ; : .The grantln 1: of dominion staJ tus to India this year wouul mean tlie country wouki ''be fcin-- powered to make Us own lawn and conduct its , own. affairs, wt do Canada and Aiulrulla. ! Walking Horses To Be Auctioned Mammoth Sale to Open Friday and Continue Through Saturday A registered walking hnrjw nair; that Is expected to draw buyers I rom 33 states, Cuba and the Dominican Republic will be held at the C. O. UN Committee Invites Data On Palestine •LAKE SUCCESS. N. Y.. June 3. (UP)—The United Nations committee investigating Palestine invited the British government, the Arab Higher Committee and the Jewish Agency to assign liaison 'ot- ficcrs to the 11-nation board of inquiry today. The commission extended the invitation after agreeing to limit the liaison officers power lo an advisory capacity. No representatives of the three groups will be allowed lo attend eiUicr the committee's deliberations or ils closed sessions. The spokesmen were given Ihe privilege of presenting "at the discretion of the commitlec" such information as they may think advisable." The question .of inspecting European refuge camps was postponed until completion of the Holy Land investigation. 'Departure for the 14-week investigation originally was set for June 10, bill the absence of six chief delegates until yesterday forceci the 24-hour change. qucslions of provinces divided crimps of llimlns ami MuS- lem.s, and whclliiT the ronnlry remains one or breaks up into several cillicr Inside or oulside the liritish cinpir". Pandit jawahnrlal Mchin, ona of the predomiiiiUoly Hindu All- India Congress l ! ur',y, .vnid In speaking nn the Mew Delhi radio after MountbatlOii: "We have decided lo accept these proposals." Mohanuued All Jinnali. Moslem League leader, said In a New Delhi broadcast lhat his" group would have lo refer the propostils to the Moslem l/.'aguc lor final decision. He added that, some points of the plan did not meet his approval. "The plan does ivjt some important respects point of view." Jinnah said. Nehru described Ihc plan as a "procedure from self -dcterin<n;i- tion in certain areas." and said the future of India "must, be decided by Hie people of India, i»ml not by any oulside authority." AUlcc iidil Commons thai the Bovcrnmrnt did nol intend In Interrupt Ihc work of lit? ixlsl- inc roDslilucnl assembly in India, hnl provision would be made for certain provinces tn decide whether they wiulil lake part In thn assembly m form "a new separate. consfUurnl assembly cnnsislinK of rcprcscn'.- ativrs of those arras which dc- ciitcd mil to parliclpalr." i He said Ihe legislative nsseir.- meet in our . burn on Scmth : High: W»y 6M*f ld»y-ar>d Saturday',"!!, wns announced today. A total ,of 304 horses from 11 states has been emere;! for (he event, Mr. Smith stated. The horses will 'work oul in Ihe iliiit at the Smith Sales Barn Thursday niter- noon and night. Workmm will be open to the public. Mr. Smith has recently completed a new sales barn at his plantation home six miles south of Blylhcvillc The 160 by 12 foot structure contains a lunch room, rest rooms nn office, horse slalls. ami a 160 by 18 foot sales ring. Bleachers' to scat Marshall Aims Economic Blow At Hungarians Export-Import Bank Credits Withdrawn As Result of Coup Hy AUSTIN C. WKHIUVI IN (lln|lf,| |>rrss Stuff C'urrrsjMintlrnt) WASHINGTON. June 3 _ The Unilcd Slates plans lo level another economic blow nt Ihc new Com- inimlsl-doinlnnted Hunijarlvi K<H'- eriunenl by holding up a $7,000,000 Export-Import Hank credit for raw colton, It was learned loday. Secielary 01 stale Oeorne C Marshall, nn ex-offlulo Imard mem- bet' ol the hunk, has already .suspended SlfJ.OUO.OOO In credits will' which Hungary Intended to l>iiy war surplus equipment .for Indus- li'lul and agricultural rcliabllUn- tlon. Marshall siil c | the ilepiirlment Is "consldcrlns Ih c slluallon which has arisen In Hungary." Rom-res cln.sc to Ihe slate Department expected Ihe united Slalo.s lo protest lo Kussla, chari-lni; Iho USSII wllh eiiKlnei'ihiK (he recent cofip d'elnle in Hungary In violation of the armistice lerms and the Yalta pncl, May I'rulrst (<i llusshi Announcement of Ihc protest limy come tomorrow Ir Mill-shall holds n press conference then. The ousting or limiKarinii Premier Fcrenc Nncy In lavor of Lajos, ninnyes, who enjoys llusslini support, was Kcncr- uliy regarded In diplomatic circles as Innilnif Hmmary Into a lins- fllaii-dnmlnntcd Communist nollco stale. Diplomatic observer^ noted Unit the Unilcd Slates delivered a slrnng not lo Hussla last March on less provocation. That wus a protest against Russian arrest of licln Kovacs. a leader of the nnll-Conmni- nlst Huncarlnn Sinull Holders Party. Our charge then was thai Communists were IryliiR to sclxc con- Irol of Hie country; It was brushed off by Moscow. Withdrawal of economic aid inn) speak louder Hum diplomatic words In contrast with such a step Ir Ihc case of Hungary, there was UK announcement yesterday Hint abou $30,000,000 would bo extended wlllili two weeks lo Irnn for equipping hei army, and Marshall's promise tha Ilaly, which hns oiisled Comrrji'ilsL. nn.l RoolallJit.s from hep new cabt net, will, continue to gel u. S. afcl 14 Still Missing In Tornado Area Around Pine Bluff PINE BLUFF, Ark., June 3. (UP) -Coroner Ed Dupree Said today I ml 14 person* were still missing I •oin Sunday's destructive tornado Ilk'h slriiek four nearby planta- t)ii commuiiltles. Rescue workers icnllfled 34 bodies, and with the ilsshiB, Dllpree estimated tlie '»- 'iilial death toll of 41. sates 1500 sixjctators cncircio ring. Sales at the harn la.4 year toppod all walking horse auctions in nvcr- HKC per horse and toul volume of sales in this vicinity. Leading mithorllles of walking horses say that the besl. bird horses ever offered at public auction will be present at this sale. GOP Urges Okay On Labor-Tax Bil President is Urged To Sign Measures For 'Country's Good' WASHINGTON, June 3. (UH| — Tli« Srtmte t^Hlay compiiclrH con- Rrrsslorul iioUan on n comrrn- mlsc vrr.vlon of Ihr nrp>ihll»it bill to cut personal Income UXCN hy 10.5 to M per rrnt «n July I. The Scimlc a»pr»ved a conftr- MHT commllt*? vrrsion of Ihc nirasiirr. The House nkayeil the ccnfrrrncr version ynicrtxj. Us fiitc 'now rrstx with Prr.sldcnt Truman. WAH11TNOTON. Julie J. <UI'l — Republican lenders ar'rjuccl today hat President Trmnr.) oii^ht tn sii!ii both the tax-rodjiollnii a.id Inbnr-cnnlrol bills for ' (lie (JOUL- try'B (rood. . . • . 80-Degree High Recorded Highest tc yesterday was 80 degrcsi ure recordc-l here SO N. Y. Stocks Closing Stock Prices A T & T 1C3 1-2 Amcr Tobacco 69 1-J Anaconda Copper 34 n-l Dclh Steel ID 7-E Chrysler 93 l-< Coca Cola 152 Gen Electric 34 Gen Motors 395-8 Montgomery Ward 63 N Y Central 13 3-4 Int Harvester .;. 803-1 North Am Aviation,!. 75-8 Jjlics of the dlspulsd provinces Iicni;a| and Punjab would asked to 'nrel In two parts, icp- frcsenling Ihc Moslem majority tlistricLs and the rest of India respectively. Those legislative would be empowered assemblies to vole on whether or not the provinces should be partitioned. If a single majority decided In favor of partition, the division would lake place and arrangements would be made accordingly. In the event parlilion was decided upon, a boundary commission would bD set to dellneratc Ihc Hindu and Moski.i majority areas. Winston Churchill Ic.irl of Ilia opposition, in answering AttU-c's statement In the House, said 'It all seems very difficult to understand." Ho said he hoped the House would debate th-j mailer, but did not ask thai a date he fixed now. "We must ask ourselves at Ibis moment if any better way can be found for saving India from Ihc blood bath which m?,y Eland to near," he said. Atomic Energy Group Blocks Soviet Proposal LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y., June 3. (ur>) — Members of the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission balked today at a Soviet proposal lo junk all atomic weapons without walling for establishment of atomic control machinery. Tlie Soviet proposal was submitted In Ihe form of an amendment lo the Baruch atomic control plan, which already has been approved I'y 10 of the 12 members of Ihc UN Atomic Commission. The Russian amendment called for a separate Ircaly to prohibit possession of atomic weapons. Soviet Delegate Andrei Gromyko said that would be Ihe "(Irsl hnp^»-.iit element In International control." Other aspects of control—such as international inspection — would be left to later trcalies. Delegates of Great Britain, Ihe Netherlands and Australia atlacked the Sovlcl plan as violating the sense of a General Assembly resolution which provided the atomic control should be legalized In "a convention of conventions." Gromyko said the General Assembly all a'onp- had expected a series of Ircaltcs. , rani Art., Compared The' state Department '- reminded Hungary some months ago tha while Ihe Unllcd States w» 8 glvln "affirmative Hid" to rejmbllltal Ihe counlry, the Sovlcls were con tinning ( 0 strip it. Tlie United Stales voluntarilv returned to Hungary some 132,000.000 and other property that the Nnxls carried into Austria and cGnnany. Ex purl-Import Bunk officials did not interpret Marshall's pledge of continued aid to lh R ••Italian people who nave demonstrated their sincere and nbldlng faith In democratic processes" as Indicating im- mcdialc help. They explained lhal Hawthorne Arey. bank vice president, and. RlPit Tirana, a bank economist, arc now In Italy. As .soon as they report back a 4100,000.000 loan already earmarked for rehabilitation will lie made "operative" _ meaning the goods will starl rolling to Ilaly. Huly hns already received $25.000.000 In Khorl lerm crcdlls tor raw collon and J5.noo.000 for tobacco. Some bank officials said that Ilaly nmv make similar requests for smaller special purposes, but no applications have yet been received. Steel Republic Radio Socony Vacuum . Studebakcr . ... Standard of N J Texas Corp Packard 24 1-4 8 15 18 1-4 70 1.4 GO 5-3 1-4 U S StCCl ......,; 05 3-8 Mother Truman Improves GRANDVIHW, Mo., June 3. (UP) —Mrs. Martha E. Truman, 94-year- old mother of the President, is "making good progress" and ui.iy be allowed lo sil in Ihe rorklnK clialr again today. racket Blythcville Woman on Youth Assembly Faculty CONWAY, Ark.. Juno 3. <UP>The young people's assembly of the Norlh Arkansas Confidence of the Methodlsl Church Is underway al Hcndrlx College here. It in Ihc flrsl of a scries of Iralnln;; nsscmWics , lo he held al the collc,v during Ihe Summer months. I'rynr H. Cruce, Jr.. of Morrllt.on, president of Ihc group, Is presiding officer. Faculty members include the Rev. John A. and Mrs. Bavlfe of Fort Smith. Miss Mamie Adams of Bly- lhcvillc. Miss Virgin!.! Henry of Nashville, Tcnn., Ihe .Hcv. William F, Cooley of Harrison. Miss Martha I,ce Love of Joncsoor f >. and Iho Rev. James S. Uplon. director of re- llgian at Hcndrlx. 103-Year-Old Farmer Dies The Way He Wanted MOULTRIE. Ga.. June 3. (UP) — J. J. Scotl. 103-year-old Colqtilll County farmer died the way '.11: wanled^whllc walking. He look his usual stroll ycstcrdny. He was found dead n siiort lime lalcr under a tree near his home, viclta of a heart attack. N. Y. Cotton Mar. May . Jul. .. Oct. . Dec. open 2870 . 2823 . 3443 3000 high 2894 2849 3475 3028 low 2*67 2821 3435 2997 close 2888 2842 34«5 3014 I>lrrc(s Church Schrtol Miss Adams Is director of religious education for the First Methodist Church here In Illytlicvlllo. She came hero last Spring tnm Rif- r.cllvillc where she scrvc.l In a sl.ni- l:>r capacity for Ihc First Mclhodisl. Church In that city. The Rev. William F. coolcy of Harrison, who also is a member of Ihc faculty for the Youlji Assembly, Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Cooley of Blythcville. U. S. Grand Jury to Probe Freight Car Shortages WASHINGTON, Jnilo 3. (UP) — Attorney General Tom C. Clark lo- 2911 2944 2911 2932<Iustry, day called for a grand jury investigation of alleged anti-trust law violations by Ihc rallwiy freight car building Industry. Clark did nol name corporations or Individuals he thought should be investigated. Bui he askc-a lor in- vesllgation of alleged restraints of trndo hy n major pint of rile in- Sen. Uebrcl A. Taft, R . o,, raid the President could not ''afford lo velo Ihc measure lo ni'liutk. S<,- tWO.OOo.CCO u year from income lax -ovenucs hy culling ucreonal levies I0.fi to 30 per cent. A velo, lie said, would put Mr. Truman "definitely, on thu side of hlRh taxes and high cKJh'nsf's." TIi-p. Francis Case, R. .3. n.. slid a velo of Ihc labor bill -woulri br, demonstration of Ihe • power of union leaders. He said It would case of "a bunch of ' jannslors holding up the- President wllh wooden aim." Ilolh hlllfl will go to l.|ic Whllo House this week. Tlie guessing is lhat Hie Prvsldcnl ccrlnlnly will velo llic tax hill' and n.ay disapprove Ihe labor nien.iurc. Ir.o Republicans probably could override a labor, veto but a tax bll veto would kill hope.-of tax cull tills year. , Other 'congressional incuts: Rents—Sen. o; Dogk.^,, R.;>Dcl.'. said the Senate wi BO along wllh a House provision .which wrmlrt allow t-ilic.s and ' (owns to abolish controls at will. Buck said Ihls loe.ul opll&n feature would be iiiicoiistitullon;il House-Senate' conferees ' are' cx- pecled to agree on a measure extending controls to Dec. 31. pct- haps March 1, and permlttlnR 15 ncr cent boosts by "njulual njreo- tncnl" of landlonl end tenant. Stwl—A Senate Small Subcommittee ii li mulll-mllllon dolUr uleel npcraltd with , lelttrhnul* trnm the nelhlehtm Sttel <Jo. and slrnatnres [,f Bethlehem officials. The rarki-lrrrs, using lotted letter*, have h«,*n iqlln-t- Inj advance paymfnti on slffl thai Is never delivered. Postmaster*—The aclinic Civil Service Commlltee voUil, 0 ttcpuh- llcans to 3 Demncrals, to Investi- rratc "poUUca!" purtmasUir nppolul- nicnls wliiln discussing whether c*r not to Investigated them. MISSIONS—Secretary of Stale George C. Marshall urccd congressional authority lo:- Prcslder.l Truman to send nnlih>.:-y missions lo countries which ask for them. Mr. Truman needs Ihis authority us a "tool" In carrying out his foreign policy, Marshall raid. Hc said the missions "couhl not in any sense be described as military units" or "cxperlllonary forces." Training _ The House Armed Services Committee will start hearings soon on President Trunihii's plan for universal military training. Hut Indicnllons arc Hint Congress will nol pass 11 tins year. Excises — Aclrcss Ilka Chase, Playwright Marc Connelly, duccr Brock Pcmbcrlon and Thomas Murtha of Ihe Stage Employes Union asked Congress to rcpca: the 20 per cent lax on theater lickcts. Tliey said It was jeopardizing the legitimate s Taxes—The Scnalt was scheduled to rompfotc cimjrrevstonal action today on Ihe bill lo reduce personal Income laves from 10.5 to .to per cent starling July ) Labor—The Labor ,:ont."ol 'bll comes up for a final vole in Iho House tomorrow and GOP alratc gists arc confident It will pass b> a two-thirds margin. Th c Senalc will act finally o n the bill lo curb unions Thursday, A two-thirds vote is forecast in the upper house, too a margin surtlccnt to over,-ide o possible veto by the President Vote Fraud—Chairman Carrol Recce of the Republican National Committee says the administralior lias a duty to bring out Into the open the alleged vote fraud In Mlssouri'is disputed congrcsslona primary. Thc primary was won bj President Truman's candidate, bill a grand jury charged subsequent Italian, Balkan Treaty Approvals Sought in Senate Vond«nberg Appeals For Ratification as Step Toward Peace WASHINGTON, June 3. (U.!'.) — Senate President' Arthur H. Vmulcnberg said today it may ultimately be wxcHsnry to mako peace with Germany an«l Austna ami iitrrce with other couu- li'ie.s on atomic control 'without Uimian particirialkm. IJul In I ho meantime, he told' Uiu Senate, this counlry must ratify Iho pence Ircallc.s with Italy and Clonnnny's, Balkan satellites winch were (trailed In cooperation with Htrssla. ! ; Fullurii (u ratify .the-. lUIian unit Ha)k»n Irealles, the foreltn rcl.idons committee ch»irm»n as- serti'il, woulil bj "bud, lor Italy, burl for Kiircpe, bad. to* ms, and b»il for Pfacr." i • ; . •Former President Herbert, Hoover recently uracd the' western allies lo proceed with German'and Austrian |>cncc treaties 'Without •(Russia. Similar proposals 'Concerning International ulbihlc controls have been made by Sen. Brlen -ijcMahon, D., Conn., ahd'othcrs.. ••*;.' - = -•; Proponents of such'notion-with- out Russia have 'contended that the USSR is responsible- for endless dcliiy.s in efforts to achieve a genera,! European peace .'and an effective world control of atomic energy. '• -.,, : ,. ; ' Vuntlcnberg conceded that i"ws cannot wait Indefinitely: to st'aV blltej •relationship.'; among • those-; who sulsllintlaily think alike—and lids includes the control of atomic energy." : . , ' *' - : • • .-. Fears Greater Confusion •But lie wild U. S. failure to ratify the Italian and Balkan, treaties would make nil the more difficult the tedious business of-getting allied agreement on, treaties with Qerniuiiy uiid Austria. In cpsnhiB debate • ori the satellite IrcnUc.i', tlic first setttemeiUs drsftcd with enemies of Worfd War n, yandcnberg -said, tlie alternative to prompt ratification -by two-third., of the Senate might be 1 Russia , - . ^-.chaos, grentcr dhinti Opponents of ratlflcatlpn now have argued that a ilnil peace settlement with Italy Vwould put that country at the merbj of Russia. Undor the Treaty, the United Stales would be obliged do withdraw lt s forces from Italy. ". But Vandenberg reiterated the cccnt warning by Secretary of Slate Ocorsc C. Marshilll.f that ir lie Senate fails to approve the 'talian pact, chances f-for. agrce- ncnl wltji Russia about the jest of Eiiropu will fade. . . • V .. ' Vnncdnbcrg conceded lhat terms ->f the satellite treaties'" .arc far roni perfect. He said they were not wliat America would, prescribe for :taly if this country could''dictate .he terms. But he called; for rat- flcatbn »s » "start to.: rebuild a broken world." ''•'•}":'•,'';.''. ~ .ly that voting Irregularities turn the tide In Ills favor. Weather ARKANSAS—Partly cloud;/ loday tonight and Wednesday. Scattered showers hi Northwest portion loday Little tcmjicrnlurc Racing Accident Costs Life of Mississipion The body of A. G. Moore III. son of Mr. and Mrs. A. p. Moore II of Jackson, Miss., was retuurned' there yesterday from Caruthersville, Mo., where Ihe 'youth was fatally injured In a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon. -, Mr. Moore, 21. died en route to a Ulylheville hospital shortly after l.h<! accident, which occurred during motorcycle races of, the Boot- heel Motorcycle Cluo In Caruthersville. He w£S impaled on a length of mclal pipe, which formed a.rail- int; around the race track, when Ids molorcycle crashed into the fence al a turn. Sunday's competition was said to lie the first motorcycle race in which 'Mr. Moore had ridden. Following his death from the injuries, his body was taken to the Valhalla Funeral Home in Hayti. An ambulance from Jackson returned the body there for burial. Jurors Selected for Use In Hearing Civil Cases OSCEOLA. June 3. — Hearing in the case of G. O. Cain the St. Paul Mercury Indemnity Co., againft Lowrance Brothers of Driver began today in the civil session of the Osccola District of the Mississippi County Circuit Court. Judge Charles W. Light of Paragould. empaneled SI petit Jurors yesterday to hear, civil cases. They Include: Don Perry and T. R. iWil- lett, of Joiner; R. <A. Jackson, and Bill Looney, of Whlltbri; C. P. Powell, of Luxora; Hollis Jumper, of Burdctte; and Dwight Anderson, of Wilson. ':'••••;•' Robert Harris, W. 6. Chllds, and H. L. Oats, of Keiser; TMe Birron, Paul Black wood, Tim Bowles. A. O. Brickcy, Ed Chlsenh»ll,,C.''C. Danc- hower, Emmett Dunn, t. W. Foster, W. B. Gentry, Earl RoMMiu, O. L. Waddell Jr., and" H. F.-'powertOn of Osceoln; :and No*h Qlrdley, of Elowali t

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