The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 9, 1946 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 9, 1946
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ~AOJB DOMINANT NKW8PAPCR f\9 MORmAAW AttY AMMAN Amm As*rv>vm A M>*- «•*••*%*«*»* AKKANBAB AND BOOTmCABT MIB8OURI VOL. XLhl—NO. 00 BJyUwrrtllo Dally N«w* BJyU>e»Ule Courts Blythevllle Hanld Mlsimippl ValJaj BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, JULY 0, 1<MG Committee Urges West Lake Road Improvements Mississippi County Delegation Calls On Governor Laney. Mississippi Counly residents again were given encouragement as lo possible Improvement ol roads here when a group of men visited Gov. Ben Lancy yesterday, in Little Rock hut nothing definite was promised. 'Hie delegation, representing the recently formed West Lake Taxpayers Association, was accompanied by county Judge Roland Green, and State Representatives W. J. Wimderllch of Blytheville and Alcne Word of Osccola. Appearing with the group wns J. H. Grain of Wilson, who also was visiting at the capitol. Three sections of roads would be included In the present highway system of the delegation's requests are granted. These woulc be five miles of grfcvel voad fron Caraway to the Little Rive Floodway, Joining Highways 14! and 77; four miles of the grave road connecting two portions o Highway 18 leading from Jones boro to Blytheville, which wouli shorten th c route by nine miles and an extension of Highway 7 at Poplar Corneri north of Manila which connects with the Missour highway to Horncrsvillc and Ken nett. Mo. These the same roads fo which assistance has been sough before. All are Important to this section, it was pointed out today by County Judge Green, k Referred lo Commission Governor Laney did not promise that the three stretches of county roads would be taken into the slate highway system but he told thc men lo present their request, to the Highway Commission at .its July 10 meeting. He termed the request '.'reasonable" and add- Mrs. "Romeo" Greets Hubby's "Juliet" With Flourish of Flying Fists MIAMI, Fla., July 9. (UP)—A 200. xiund Juliet was on a bus on '.he 'ay back to Arkansas today aflm- n altercation with the unexpected vlfc of her 50-year-old, 130-pound lomeo here. Juliet—Mrs. Lean In steilin, 31, f JUdsonia, Ark.—had carried on a correspondence with the Miami nan since 1942. When she arrived by bus from Arkansas yesterday, ihe was met by flsl-s, not kisses. Mrs. Sterlln's wire announcing icr arrival was Intercepted by an .ndlguant Mrs. Romeo. Police broke ip the fight at the bus station, and withheld the name of thc Miami waninn. The tangled romance was settled with Mrs. Slerlln receiving $25 from thc man in the case, for return bus .are. .• _ii»: ed "I'll be glad to talk to the .commission about it." He implied that It would become a part of the state Jem now but might later, adding m she - , ned consclous that,many requests had been made ness nm , dled t £ 4 o . clO( ,,. 11> '° u5 for road improvement. . A LIUM-. Lake Taxpayers Mrs. Flanagan Called by Death Former Paragould Resident Dies Here In Home of Sister. Mrs. Margaret Flanagan, resident of Blytheville 12 years and membei of a pioneer Greene County family died yesterday aftmioan -\l Blytheville Hospital, following a stroke of paralysis Sunday morning at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Evr- :ml. Highway 61 North, with whon she resided. She was 60. Funeral services will be held lo morrow afternoon, 2 o'clock, a' Cobb Funeral Home by the Rev Bates Sturdy, pastor of Lake' Strce Methodist Church. Burial will be at the Paragouk cemetery with the cortege to leavi following the service lieip. Ihcr will be n graveside service. Pallbearers will be W. C. Hlgoin son, C. M. Gray, Robert F. Orimes Hubert Seymore, J. R. Marr Phillips. Robinson. Mrs. Flanagan's death was slid den although she long had su.Tere from high blood pressiut'. One t her favorite activities was coukin and she was baking a cako for U) family's Sunday dinner whe.n sn-ick As h ' The ^ soeiation.wiH make formid request, ',,.. however- at., the July, 1 9 ! :meetW . * ' of " the city: 9, I886| near' Para gould, she was the daughter of late Dr. J. G. McKenzie. pionce Lepanto. A United Press report from Little Rock said that Governor Laney assured the delegation their roads would be repairt'S even if not included In thc, state system, i _. .. ,.,,.,„, "I nm working oii plans under' - Tlle w . l( . iow of M - w - Flanngan ( which all county roads, as well as state highways, can be repaired," he said. He obviously .in Paragould. Witnesses Say 'oil Tax Buying tot Authorized Federal Judge Hears Testimony From 14 In Hot Springs. HOT SPRINGS, Ark., July 9. UP)—Federal Court here, the cene of Garland County's big po- tical dispute, took a short recess his morning after hearing testl- nony from 1C witnesses. Eight defendants, faced with hnrgcs of poll tax receipt forgery, larched to the stand in the curly Horning session. They were Mrs. Fannie McLaughlln, sisler-ln-liiw f Mayor Leo McLaughlln; iValters. George Young, deputy onslable; BUI Abbott, policeman; jcorgc Pakls, manager of the Blue Ribbon Club; Frank Grant, deputy Ity clerk; Rufus Manning, a for- nci fireman; and Erb Wheatley. manager of the Reno Club. All defendants said they hail gol- en their forms from the mayor's iccretnry, and that they had se :ured the names on their own foi •arioiis reasons. They asserted T.iat hey had delivered poll tux receipts lo the rightful owners, and had secured the money upon dc- ivery. All except two of the witnesses for |hc plaintiffs, led by ex-G.I. Sydney McMath who has brought :h c forgery charges, testified they lad not authorized anybody to buy :helr poll taxes. , Details of a poll tax .census, In- tiRalfd by McMath to prove hla TOlnt, were brought out for t'"> 'irst time during thc testimony of Sam Conner. He said he had aii- ihorlzcd Olllccr Arthur You^g to buy his poll tax, and that he had signed the so-called "census" without knowing what It was. The hearing, headlined by a sensational charge of forged poll tax receipts flung at numerous county officials, was begun yesterday. W. H. Quakenbush, an eniploy~c of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and a handwriting expert lor 30 years, concluded that many of thc poll tax authorizations had identical handwriting.' Judge Mlllsr 'rate Customer Uses Baseball Bat to Prove suyer Always is Right MIAMI, KLA.. July 9. lU.P.J- An Irntc purchaser of a damaged balhlng suit assured himself pf n refund from a Miami store yesterday. Armed with a baseball bat. Ihe frustrated bather entered the store and forced payment ot $5.95 refund, clerk Thomas J. Brewer was struck with the bat before -negotlans were concluded. Terminal Pay Proposal Okayed Servicemen Would Get Bonds Payable At End of Five Years. WASHINGTON, July 9 (U.P.) —Thc Senate Military Affairs Committee today approved a tc.rm- lual leave pay bill providing -«p- proxlmnlcly -3,000,0 CO .000 In government, bonds for discharged Army and Navy enlisted men. Here is how the plan would work: l.Withln a year after the plan | becomes law. he could file a sworn tatement outlining terminal leave o which he Is entitled. 2. Payments would be made li: cash If the amount due Is under f>0. Casli payments also would lie made to families ol veterans who lave died since discharge, and to guardians of mentally-disabled veterans and men under n. 3. Where payment due is more .han $50. the veteran would receive bonds tlaled the first of the nonth following his discharge to cover everything to within tin. learesl $25 of (he amount due The balance would be paid In cash 4. The bonds would mature five years after they were Issued. Thc would not be subject to transfe' or to claims made against thc veteran by creditors. Leave would b c computed b; multiplying the months of actlvi duty service since Sept. 8, 1939 by 2 leave would be made for period of 120 clays.' Sullivan said the new OPA is Accused Of Technique )f Communists Senator Taft Hurls ' Charge as Debate On Measure Begins. WASHINGTON, July !). (U.P.)-Scn. Robert A. Tuft II., 0., today licensed the DPA of using "Communist clnmiuo" iii'opiijfHiula in i'KiiiR restoration of rigit iico controls. He took the Scnale floor to charge OPA specifically with vlo- Kllng Ihe law which forbids government agencies from using ni>- iroprlatcd funds to influence Icgis- Intlon. Waving a hundful of statements nit out by OPA Itself iind by sup- SINGLE COPIES FIVE'CENTO concurred that "the court plainly see the similarity." A total of 11 witnesses testified ' by man for tllc plaintiffs, headed by ex-G.I. Sydney McMath. Nine said they had not authorized anyone to "- purchase their .poll lax receipts,- and two back-tracked and said they had authorized purchases. Also, three defendants \\-ere called In yesterday afternoon's session .Will Page, Negro political leader jPnragould, she came here to reside ' Kalcl th «t he purchased only 1-2 then subtracting tho actually taken. Payments maximun proiwsal' War Profit Investigators Toll Of Freezing of Funds Sought By Holder of Munitions Contract they Of Ihe agency. Tuft represented "the same salt klnc of thing the communists dlslrlbute —it is the Communist technique.' "They base It (propaganda) or ipeaU to the public lo help> enforce price controls but Its whole purpose Is lo influence leelslntloi mid perpetuate themselves In ot flee," Taft said. "If the Department of Justlci as on the Job and enforcing I hi Inw this sort of thins would no bc permitted to continue." SECOND ADD—OPA IS ACCUSED Taft unleashed his attack ol OPA us thc Senate continued de bate on the new compromise menii urc lo revive price, rent and wiig controls. Senate Democratic Leader Albc W. Barklcy protested iiKdlnst. Taft 1 remarks, saying the Ohio sennto was sion trying to create the tmpres that only Communists im fellow traveler organizations wei In favor of continuing the OPA. Barkley pointer! o ul thnt foes OPA likewise have engnge.1 1 propaganda activities. Tuft t>ut insisted that OPA had no rlgh to do it as a government agency. Favorable Signs Seen for Prices Rush of Livestock To Market to End Within Short Time. by Dulled I'rcss The nation today was promised more meat within n week, bill u Agriculture Dcpin tm.'ii: ill\- ciul warned thnt tho current rush of livestock lo market may not last long. Thousands ol nnlmnls jammed the midwest stockyards Trade sources predicted Mint Ilio livestock would iip)>c»r on thn hiiL- clicrs' counters within a week In the form of steaks, chops and roast* But they agreed that retail iiu-ul prices would be higher, wl'h i:sll- mates ranging from five to M cents a pound. An official of the Department of Agriculture nt. \VnMiliiKlon warned thnl the livestock runs nilKlit \K short-lived. He- said the rtiilmnls coinlnt: in Included stock thnt should hnve been marketed In June' nnd some which would not huvc been marketed until Fall under normal circumstances. Housewives In some cities wero finding more incut In Iho butchnr shops as n result of lust week':! record livestock receipts, hut price Increases already wore l>cglniiln'( lo bc felt. John Holmes, president of Swift would end Ihe present dlscrlmina- ( tlon between officers and enlist.' ed men on thc terminal pay Issue. If the administration plan is proved, he said, officers also: be brought under it Instenil continuing lo pet full cash menls as in thc..past. was ref erri ng to plans bein*; made* by his '37-man Hig h way Ad v isory Committee an d. his highway program which he has said he will announce in the near future. . . : 'The delegation" "was headed by He nry Hoy t of Le a ch ville , secre - tary of the taxpayers association, and also included Oscar Fendler of Blythevillc. as spokesman; State Representative Bearden of LeachviUc and State Representative Gene Fleeman of Manila, atid family, following his dentil. She also is survived by two broth-' ers, W. M. McKcnzie of Blytheville, and John H. McKenzie ot Parn- gpuld, and a stepson, John G. Flan- ngari of Omaha, Nebr., .wro visited her here tw T o .weeks ago. , ; Her brother, fronr Paragoiild will, along with Mrs. Ula McKenzie and daughter, Mio. C. B. Jones of Dallas. Texas. Mrs. .Junes is the former Miss Carol McKenzie of Paragould. John Condi 11 members. of Blytheville, also Tennesseeons To Make Tour Of Orchards Widely known orchards of West with her sister. Mrs. Evrard, and fraction of the number accused of buying. Other he was defenrt- ^ Mississippi County y ~£ill rs o> the br; visited Friday by members o> the Tennessee Horticultural Society which is l:a\ing its annual toux' Thursday and Friday. The tour is (o include orchards in Arkansas and Miwniri with l.op- rankihE orchards of CamthersvPIe and Kcnnctt. M.I.. othei orchards or this section to !>r; visited Friday. The trip will starl, with a meet- ine of all interested fruit growers nt R. T. Simmons' orchard at Wynne and from there tile tour members will So to Cherry Valley, Whitehall and Joncsboro for the firsl day's outing. Lcachville will bc the first stop Friday. There are several fine orchards in Western Mississippi County. All-Star Baseball Classic Won by American 12-0 BOSTON. July a. (UP) — The American League, behind the three hit pitching of Bobby Feller, Hal Newhouser and Jack Kramer, defeated the National. 12 to 0. tuday in thc 13th renewal of the major league all-star game. (Early story on sports page.) . ants called \\cre Jack McJunkin and Walter Weldon. All Hire:; seemed to have bad memories, but they said they got authorization forms from Mayor Leo Mclaughlin's office^ Weather ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy today, tonight. and Wednesday. Widely Scattered thundershowcrs in cast portion this afternoon. Blast Kills Two In Marianna Two Others Badly Hurt as Gas Tank Explodes in Cafe. MARIANNA. Ark., July 9. (UP) —Two persons were dead today trom Injuries suffered here yesterday in thc explosion of a butane gas tank at a cafe. Mrs. Frankie Howard Adams, 56. and Charles Kerr. an employe of the cafe, died in a Memphis, Term., hospital last night. Mrs. Adams was delivering milk to the restaurant when the explosion rocked the building. Reported In critical condition at tile Memphis hospital were Olen Thornsberry, 30. a taxi driver, and Sam Garden, 24, another employe at the cafe. Invitations Sent For Peace Parley Molotov Makes ! ' New Concession Before Big Four. PARIS,...Jviiy- i>. (U.P.)—France sent out" invitations today to n European peace conference of 21 nat|ons July 28 which will have full freedom to fix its own rules of procedure without Big Pour dictation. V. M. Molotov, making" one ol Russia's biggest concessions In the hlslory Coun , _. . rC ' gn Mll P tc " deadlock and. cleared the' way for the for unsViackled peace which SecretAiy conference of Stale James P. Byrnes had fought tooth and nail. , thc full in Paris three weeks hcnc c put thc Por- The compromise on dress peace conference Candidate Raps ate Police Porter's Home City None too Responsive To Malone's Charges. LITTLE ROCK. July B. (UP>- Jnmes M. Mnlone. candidate for governor, wns ready today to tsdte his campaign into Parkin, Lcpatito, Blytheville 'arid 'Osceola after being threatened with, arrest In Forrest City last night. Mnlone told his listeners In Forrest City thnt he wns threatened In nn apparent efTort to prevent the operation of sound trucks ;in his behalf, and he asserted thnl "several prominent citizens" refused to introduce him. Speaking In thc home town of State Police Superintendent Jack Porter, Malone declared that Governor Ben Lancy should cmlor n "thorough investigation" of thc reported $100,000 robbery of the Illacl:- flsli Lake Club In 81. Francis County. St. Francis and state officers have said no report of a ' robbery was made to them. "If they hold up a gambling club with machine guns, n bank may bo next," Malone declared. Mayor Charles Buford of Forrest City said today that the city has and Co., sultl juices on meat"w his company's consumers represent, levels prevailing before July I phu the innounl of subsidies which the government formerly paid but which went out with the OPA. Trade wiur- ccs sa.lcl subsidies hud averaged alxmt live cents u pound. : ., Other Trices Steadyin/: Prices on other food.s, Vents' nnd dry Hoods generally Bt*»dloil utter lust, week's 'bodsts, but < there n"3ro scattered reports of Inereiftcs. Milk prices In New York Clly advanced two cents n quart lodiiy to '21 cents for home delivery antl 110 tents for store purchases-the (UP)— ilghcst prices In 28 years. Butlrr ut 8^ cents a pound wn« Eolinr licKKhiK In sump Klsrrmrck, N. I)., stores. Home retailers unlil consumer resistance In hlshcr prices would force the price dawn wltlii'n it month. Thc rent control office at San nn ordinance ohibiting use of Jaycees Seek 'Miss Arkansas' Title for Blytheville Entry Miss Rebecca McCall, who now holds thc title of "Miss Blythdvllle'' will be accompanied lo thc state From Leachville, the visitors will i beauty contest Thursday In Para- go to Caruthersvillc. Kennctt and govild by several members of (lie - •• - - ... ... Campbell. At Campbell, they will inspect the Peach Experimental Farm operated by University ol Missouri. The tour is directed by J. C. McDaniel of Nashville. Tennessee state horticultural field man. Commander Selected For 154th Air Squadron LITTLE ROCK, July 9. (UP1 — Maj. Timothy A. Shea of Little Rock has been appointed commanding officer of the 154th Fighter Squadron, air arm of thc Arkansas National Guard. v , Thc appointment was approved by Gov. Ben Laney yesterday. Shea served as an enlisted man for two years with the old 154th Observation Squadron and as an officer for five years. He eutared service with the squadron as a second lieutenant and commanded a squadron In campaigns ill North Africa, Sicily and Italy. He is now on duty wilh tho Army Air Forces at, Biggs Field, Tex.- Junior Chamber of Commerce. which sponsored thc Blytheville competition, it was decided last night at thc Jaycecs' meeting. Plans were completed for her appearance in the state pageant. where beauties from various towns and cities In Arkansas will compete for thc title of "Mtss Arkansas." The winner will go to Atlantic City In the Fall for the national contest when "Miss America" will bc chosen. Thc group from which the "Miss Arkansas" sclcclton Is to b 1 : made includes, in addition to Miss McCall: Armellc Almmons. McCrory; Mary Virginia Oldham, Lonoka; Mnr- jorie Louise Watson. West Memphis; Lois Ftllls. Batesville; Katie Sisk, Wynne; Mary Ann Rambo, Charleston; Betty Freeman. Harrlsbure: Betty Adams, Little Rock; Dcmetra Bradshaw. Rector; WandJ Pave Nichols; Clarksvllle; Joann Gllesple, Augusta; Lee Yanccy, West Helena; Nancy Buford, Forrest City; Wanda Patterson, Paris; Ajiilta Sue Hug- _,. .. i»_ «ii**iinm.t, |.u t-UiiUJtniu ii.ii: Ul Ministers over the hump. To- • 50und tn , cks hul h( , n(Jdcd ,_ Uat , t f-»hMr V WC n the last' lap had not previously Invoked to mc- of their meeting, expected to cut vent advertising of political U. S. is Seeking to Recover $3,270,000 From Contractors WASHINGTON, July 9. (U.P.)—Secretary of War Uohoi't, I'. Pnltoi-son ordered funds of a Midwest "paper empire" firm fro/en lust Sept. 6 to "protect" the govern"-, mfiiil., (lie Semite Win- Investigating Committee win told todny. <• The frocxe order Applied to Erie BRS!II Metal Products, Inc.. one of the main firms in thc Midwest munition com- binc whose war profits arc under scrutiny. Loan to Britain Gaining Support House is Expected To Okay Measure to Lend $3,750,000,000. WASHINGTON. July 0. (U.P.) —Current world polities Is an "Idenlnglcul Impnssc" with Com- iiumlsiii opposing lh« Western na- llons. thu ranking ncpuhltcnn member of the House ForclRn At- liilrs Committee snld today In urging the lo approve the $37C>0.nOO.OOO lonn to Britain. Wlillc-hnircd Hep, Charles A "Ion, ., N. J., keynoted iiepubli- eim support of the controversial ScniUe-iipprnvcd proposal. Tile KiipiMit of Knton nnd some other Hcpuhllcnns led House lenders lo nntlclpntc passngi) of tin, lonn agreement by n narrow mnr- Enton Implored congressmen to nliun "the example of thc ostrich" nnd • consider the loftn measure vltiil |o "llii! plnn and puriKiso of Almighty God for the entire hu- mnn race which he has created ntul whoso destiny'he'controls by CllRllglOK.1 (aw." :CnoY. tendln* GOP 1 , spokesman, who .(.declined be quoted by nninn, unld PUS.WBB' appeared "definite—but. It will l>c clofo." House Speaker anm Rnyburn,' D,, George II Knu'»OT of the War. >c|mrtmer4 price adjustment-boiard; eld tho committee 11 »«s the only Ji'dcr of Its kind h« hud heard of nhis three yema in renegotiation* KnuUiin made the' disclosure when he waj, rs'<fd jtep^ he government hcd taken to re-' cover $3,270,000 In "excessive prol-s ts" which the-government'claims Erie owes because of exeeas profits. The Patterson order dixr^Vd^the chief at chemical warfare service to withhold any funds due' the fi;m "until further ordcrn." ' l " Patterso.: InmBClf is scheduled to testify later today before thehn- (Uilry which tilrendy ' has Ifpkefr Itep. Andrew J May/D, Ky.\.w" one ot the firms; In th* coiiTulne May has denleiJ th«tihe made nny profit from his co«inetlton J-' Kiuil.son nalri the freeze order *ns bnaed'o'n n request made last Aug. 23 by chemical W**fare Service. * " "_' He added that some funds Tex., agreed. Howard ir. nuffet, n., vcclferlous loan opixment, Rep. Neb., a who snld In tlin that Ihr; credit, mlslit. lend to "World War nr nndtlic trhimph of world Communism," told reporters thnt thc voters "urn really nrnuscd ovnr this Issue." Buffet forecast that more loan- 1 pnld out after the freeze order but did not elaborate. " Termed Unusual step ' "' Robert M. Estes, former colonel in renegotiations, testified that he wrote R letter atklng the director of renegotiations whether Erie Basin funds "legally" could bi withheld. (.' _ ; T He sal'd such ,a "freeze" was ft very unusual slip, "• ' t Estea .said In his letter that "it nppcivrs that unless such'action U* taken, cNces* profit* known tu' exist., may not otherwise be, i*-'' covered bee«Use | of the un«t»We-. tlni'nclal condltton of the'coatrae- lor." ' • ' i.": • i At tliit (lm«. he sr.ld, Erie Basin vvn.s "iilreadj pies.iing'f6r Interim Conunlhee counsel Otorge M Mender nuked ^stes whether he Francisco snld It was recclvln« nn ivciage of |wo culls a mlnuto irom landlords.' asking liow limy conic" legally boost rents the IS per cent permissible In that city. The Oakland city council received 225 letters yesterday complaining of excessive rent boosts. Gov. Edward J. Thyc of Minnesota called n special IcglslnUvn session for July 22 to cons'-lcr cntict- mont of a rent control law. Two groups of tcnnnt.-i met In Chicago lust night to protest vent lalscs. They agreed to appeal In renters court for legal action against eviction. The American Institute of La,un- dcrlng said a nationwide survey showed Ihat laundry prices "lifive remnlnetl on nn even keel since Ihe expiration of OPA and there Is every Indication ti'.cy will continue to do so." the corners closely as possible lo hasten adjournment In ample time to prepare for thc first post-war peace conference. ' The deadlock which threalcned the peace conference fell apart last night when Molotov withdrew from his stubborn stand that the Big Four must nail down In advance the rules under which the 21 -nations would operate. Under thc compromise solution made possible by Molotov's concession, the ministers drafted "recommendations" for conference procedure. The conference Itself can throw out or amend the recommendations by a simple majority vote. gins. Judsonla; Barbara Jean McGregor, Brinklcy; Ann Dillaliunly, Osccola; Margaret Bowers, Helena; Mary Frances Williams. Whcatly; Betty Louise Frizzcll, Bald Knob; Mary Jane Wright. Searcy; Cumi Smith, Kazcn; Janlc Bralnerd. Marianna; Lee McKnight. Paragould: Patsy Davis, Jonesboro: imoRenc Wllks, Stuttgart; Paige Turner. Pl?gotl: Doris Hundley, Dardunelle, Merllne Cook, Camden. At last night's meeting, Roland ,„._, „. Bishop, chairman of the local con- , The Arkansas Public Service Coin- test, made a report on the pageant, held last Wednesday night at the High School stadium. B. B. Goodman, chairman of Ihe campaign for collection of canned foods for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Agency, spoke briefly. He said th:>t l.UOO cans of food contributed by niytlie- ville citizens were sent yesterday to thc UNRRA headquarters in New Orleans for shipment overseas. Also making a reirort were Jiy- cees who attended the National Junior Chamber of Commerce meet- Ing in Milwaukee. These were Olho Stanficld, national representative of Arkansas; L. O. Thompson Jr., Utho Barnes and E. M. Terry. Guests were Mason Diy ami Frank Scay. Frazier Bus Line Permit Is Approved LITTLE ROCK, July 9. (UP' — he Arkansas Public Service Commission today authorized J. C. Frazier of Conway to operate bus lines in all sections of Mississippi County The authorization followed filing of rales and schedules with the commission last week. The lined started operating last Thursday. speeches. • The sound trucks operated, and Malone made no complete specification us to who threatened him. N. Y. Stocks AT&T 103 7-8 American Tobacco 9"> 1-2 Anaconda Copper 477-8 Bethlehem Steel 1123-8 Chrysler 127 1-2 Coca Cola ; 170 1-2 General Electric 467-8 General Motors 70 7-il V/onlgomcry Ward 92 1-8 Int Harvester 951-1 North Am Aviation 13 1-2 Republic Steel 38 l-'J Studebaker Standard of N Texas Corp . Packard U S Steel ... 4S 7-8 78 64 \-i D 3-4 91 3-4 yesterday had ."asked that question with're- " apcct to any othei- eontrfictor?" "No, we .hnve, not," Bites saW. Esle.i testified that tie felt the firm's "source of income had drteii npprovin. House members' w ouU, !o'fe^,± ^^0,^^ three years. ' , . He [iiId, the "excewtre'profits" •"'Istudies,showed that a key efcecu- illve of the combine got a $13,000 loan adherents, however, felt check for 'entertainment and tnnl President. Trumnn's letter propaganda expenses" In Washington. defeated durlnn fall elections Ihnn were defentcd nn n result of, nnv oilier Issue In the last ycnrs. statltiR thnt without the loan "It will he difficult If not Impossible to proceed with the United Nations program" would old pussngc of Ihe measure. , They considered Secretary of State James p. Byrnes' cnble from Purls urlging the House not to "hinge our assistance to Britain on other consldcratlorts" an appeal to keep British actions over the explosive Palestine question nparl from the loan. N. Y. Cotton Mnr. May July Oct. Dec. 32.5B 32.28 32.14 . 32.00 .13.05 32.M 112.7!) 32.9:) 31.03 32.40 32.30 32.20 32.20 32.40 32.77 32.01 32.5111'.! Spots closed nominal nt 33.22 up Manager ot Drug Store Suffers Knee Injury Bill Crihficld. manager of City Dnii! Store, received a knee in- Jury July Fourth which has developed into a serious ailment. Tils knee dislocated while play- Ing with his children on a trapeze at Osccoltt, complications nava developed which will necessitate his knee being placed in a cast. He Is lo be admitted today to Walls Hospital for more examination and possible operation. Second Summer Term Begins < At High School Courses In mathematics, science and commerce will be taught in. the second Sitmiiicr session -at Blytheville High School, which-began yesr terday, instructors said today: Waller pdoley wll 1 teich ^courses In general mathematics,- general science, algebra, gcomeiry and 'biology while Miss Cecil Cassldy will teach typing, shorthand and bookkeeping. The courses are for..high, school students only with each sU]dent>l. units graduation. lowed to take only two one-half one whole unit toward President of State Bar Speaks in Heber Springs Max B. Reid, Blythevlllc attorney and president of Arkansas n* r Association, wns a guest speaker today at the Eighth Chancery Bar Association meeting at Ifebtr Springs. Mr. Reid had ns his subject "fte- orgnnlzntlon of the Judiciary." He was accompanied ijy his l«» 'sons. Dlek and Jere. House Refuses to Send Silver Price Higher WASHINGTON, July 9. (UPi- The House today rejected a Senate- approved plan to boost the price of silver to 80.3 cents per fine Troy ounce, standing firm on Its original proposal that the Treasury buy and sell Hie metal at 71.11 "cents an ounce. Cotton States Queens Leave Thursday for Philadelphia Miss Carolyn Peterson of Blylhe- .rate. MLv> Mary Jane Elliott of ville. Arkansas' representative In I Camtlcn. thc Lions Club Inlcrnational Ma-1 Other candidates, representing ttonal Cotton Queen contest, today cotton producing states taludc- was making last minute preparations for her departure Thursday for Philadelphia, where the Con- Beginning students - rriay, . take typing but-In other subjects, only advanced students will be eligible. Those who wish to lake courses' In the second sessian may register today or tomorrow, It " ; w«s announced. ' . Classes arc held from. 8 3 o'clock each day. • Things Like This, And Thousands of Others Coiit, and Do Happen Armore/ Infant Dies Death of Elizabeth Ann Long at 7 o'clock last night followed lie.- birth 14 hours earlier at the homo of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Long, o[ near Armorcl. Condl^-.n of the mother today was satlslao- tory. Funeral services were to be held this afternoon at 'Number Mine Cemetery with Cobb Funeral Home in charge. The Longs have r>"otlier child, 3 son, Edward Mltchf^" Long. test will bc held at thc Lions Convention. Before going to Philadelphia. Miss Peterson will join other candidates for Hie title of Cotton CJuceti Thursday morning In Memphis at Hotel Peabody. There they wll! be guests of Ihe Lions Cotton Slates Jubilee Committee. Contestants are to arrive Saturday morning in Philadelphia, wnero they will take courses In modeling prior to a cotton fashion show. This show will feature Miss Owln Barnwell of Gnstonla, N. .C.. nnd Greenwood. Miss.. 1946 Maid of Cotton. The Cotton Queen \vtl] be selected following ihe fashion shoy. The Judges will be headed by Vyvian Dormer, fashion editor for Twentieth Century Fox Motion Picture Company. Also plnnr.tng lo nlteml from Is Miss Peterson's »Hcr- cc-qUcens and alternate:;. Ml-Jt Mcrjorlr Mac hoblrison of St. rctcrs'Hirg. Fla.; Miss M*i;.irot, Garrison of Ocholchnee, Ga.; MtS3 | Frances Stevenson and Miss'RutM Hambclton. both of Memphis: Miss Pegg Jo Varhadow of Covington, La.; and Miss Marie L. Cloutler of Bermuda, La. Miss Kdna Verdla of NfcComb. Miss.; Mtss Gcnelle Bown of Tupelo. Miss.; Miss Mnruorle Kldson of Rowcll. New Mexico.- Hiss Kathleen Signion of Conover, N. C.. and Miss Atigcliv Mcl-awhorn ot Wll- linmston. N. C.; Mi&s Dorothy Ann Lewis or Fort Worth, Texas, Miss Peggy Jo McCrary of HamihV. Texas: Mtss Billyc Belden of Pawnee. Oklr>.. nnd Miss Helen tloward of Dnftinvright, okla. Plans for a local Lion*, member lo Accompany Miss Peterson to publicize the National Cotton Pick- Ing contest were because Of the inability for a member to leave his business al this present. _ CONWAV, Ark- Jiujy i There wfls an unhappy? ncir*pftf*r e.llta.- here today,» and. »riy hun>- ber of cor.fusc<t moTle.-iocri. • ' in a recent edition ol the paper, there were two ^roun. pictures ;to be run. One was » plctUfe pf three leaders In a bigrmon«y dampiUin for Hendrtx College her*. > Ttos other was a .shot of thrte • outstanding stars featured: hi a cut- rent motion plcturtl ;',",'•',. ;^{" When the paper came out,, .the picture of the -. financial .'sponsors was capttoned "The Three St-anqj; ors," and the cut-line named Uwm as Oer'itldlne Mtzgera>d.. : Pet»r Lorre and Sidney Greeristreet, ' N. O. Cotton NEW ORLEANS,-J Cotton closed steady. Mar . 32M J10S 134] May 3244 32tt 3341 July . 32 15 32 to a IS Cct 3231 33» 3321 Dec. ,. 32.M ». (UP)- .t.

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