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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOI,. XI,HI—NO. !)2 Bl.vthevllle Daily New* BlytbevlUe Courier BljrthetUle Herald Ulululppi DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI K1,YTHKVIM,K, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, JULY 11, I5M<> Former 61$ Victors In Lawsuit to Break in Regime HOT SPRINGS, Ai-k., July 11. (U.]>.)—Federal Judge John 10. Miller hurt: todiiy threw out 1,(307 poll tax receipts held by Cliirliiiul County resuk'iits, and ho ordered tlie election com mission to revise its t;ix lists. A total of 770 of the receipts wore on iiulhomatinn lists he (I by Will I'a K e, a Ncjfi'o, and 831 were from the lists lu'ld by 17 other defendants in the suit brought by a panel ol e.\-service)non candidates. Voters throughout Ihc state.' pon- acrcd lixliiy (lie significance ol the legal victory for the former Cils in Garlan ( j County in their darini; assault on the political regime ol Mayor Leo Mul.aiiglilln, who lias dominated city, comity and district politics forbears and often lias been an important factor in slate politics. The rulin;; hy Judge MiUer means thai Garland County will have 1.007 fewer, voles in the coming primaries and tlic loss, in voting strength for the county is around 15 per cent of tliu total for aroimi! lO.GOO poll tax receipts had been issued. Ocfcndants in llic case other than. Page included Arthur Young;, Gcorgp Young. Ross Adams. Hill Abbott, Mrs. Fannie MeLaughlin, Elmer Wai ter.s. Walter Weldo:i. Erb Whcalley" R. Manning. Ike Boucher, Charles Applelon, Charles Dieckricdc,!!. A. Blcdsoc. Frank Grant. Hen Ito- gcrs, Ocorifc I'akis, A. J. Karslon and Jack McJunkin. The ex-servicemen filed charges in Federal court claiming thai the polilical organiy.ulion of Mayor Loo o McLaiiRliliii was guilty of manipu- |:laling poll tux receipts. Judge Miller's decision handed down tliis morning climaxed a three-day hcarini:. Validity ol nearly 3,000 receipts had been challenged. Shortly before adjournment yesterday nlleinuun. defense attorneys succeeded in having charges dismissed against one or their clients. County Clerk Roy C. Racf. Trmy held thai evidence directed at him was insuriicicrit to Implicate him In any way, and they nsscrlcd lhat the saine plea would hold good for ^ , clx other, defendants. Although Judge Miller dismissed charges aaripttTgJMSf, he Hide In Attic to Escape Draft SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS ', Russians Reveal Nazi Peace Plans Strong Single German State Advocated by Moscow Spokesman. By JOSIU'H \V. GItlGO j Unilcil Press Stair Correspondent i PARIS. July 11. (UP)—Tile Bipf Pour foreign ministers began winding up Iheir Paris meeting today for a breather before the July 29 peace conference and probably on Us heels a special ministerial conclave on tlic future of Germany. Confronted by Russia's blueprint for an Industrially slrnng /jingle German stale, with many year.* lo ass before a peace Ircalv is signed, he mini.slers agreed lhal the way o an agreement on Germany look- d long and rocky. The council uieels late today to continue the strictly preliminary liscussion of Germany. H was a hadow-boxing discussion Tor the •larifying of policv on the part of he Big Pour, and llic serious woi'li vaS left for future Kiilhcrings. The likelihood was strong Ih.n the nceting would end this week. The United Slates delegation len'ativc.- "y planned to leave for homy Sul- irday and the Russians Saturday or Sunday. James P. Byrnes' first ;;oal was .o persuade V. M. Molotov to ;i','.'ec :o a pro\H)sal—already accepted by Ernest Bcvln and Georges Uidault —to^nppoint siiccial deputies to lie* Senate Votes to Retain Ceilings On Rents by Rejecting Proposal Offered by New Jersey Member Taxpayers Form Organization South Mississippi County Group Elects F. B. Dean President. In the closing moments of the trial, the defense brought out n:i affidavit from Secretary or state C. G. Hall. The document slated lhat one of the plaintiffs and "write-in" candidate for Congress from tiie district. Patrick Mull's jf Dumas. Ark., hud not paid his party pledge. It also stated lhat lie iiad violated party regulations in other ways. Negro Woman Is Electrocuted Wind Causes Electric Wires to Fall Against Clothesline in City. The high wind light caused the Four Gabriel '•brothers ot Onturlovlllc, Illinois, line up ut FBI headquarters Ih ChicaBO ayer •Ihe brothers evaded the draft lor four years by spending much of Ihelr time hiding "in the little ol Ihcir father's home at Ontarloville. Ixjft to riyhf. Albert. 40. Frank. 2S. Ernest, 23, nnd Henry, 2ti. Tclcpholo.) here early last dealh of Cor- rclla Brlcc, 38-ycf.f-old Negro woman. who was electrocuted when sh c touched a metal clothes line on which had fallen a 2300- volt electric wire. 1 he wire, blown down by the wind which struck here about 7:15 o'clock, struck the clothes line at the woman's residence, 1107 Soulh Second, as she im- fa.slencd a clothespin to gather her washing before rain fell. When she did not return indoors, her twp_daughters looked out the window and saw smoke. Hurrying into the yard, they found their mother's body dangling, her right band still clutching Ihc wire and Ihe broken power line nearby. Finsers of her right hand were scared lo the bone and the shock had so tightened hor hold on llic wire lhat a heavy instrument had lo be used lo release her fingers. A physician applied artificial respiration but death apparently had come instantly. The body was removed to Ca.slon Funeral Home. The widow, employed recently ns a col Ion chopper, was the mother of four daughters and three sons. 'Ihc power line was repaired shortly afler th c Arkansas-Missouri Power Company was noti- .ficct. ' No other lines were blown down j by Ihe wind which swept through the city. ministers this fall to be devoted exclusively to Germany. He opposed establishing a special deputies com- millee in Ihe interim. Conference quarters figured Ihc probability w.\s .strong lhat Ihe special meeting would be scheduled afler the European peace conference. All four ministers made major policy statements yesterday (lefinins; one by one the Big Pour's divergent ideas on whal is in slorc lor Germany. They showed Russia coming mi squarely ill favor of a ccnli allied German state with its own industry to be developed under the alert eyes of Allied monitors detailed Ic sec that militarism does nut sprina up a(;uin. The Russians ruled out federali/alion. Both thc United Stales and Great Britain urged thc establishment oi a federal Germany under a centra government at Berlin. Thc French at thc opposite pole from Russia stood firmly against any form o central government and against the inclusion of Ihe Ruhr, Rhineland and Saar into Ihc future German stale. The American, British and French slalemcnls were old stories. That of Russia was electrifying in that it provided thc first view of what Moscow envisaged for thc Ucicli. Malone Critical 01 Laney r Greene Lonokc Candidate For Governor Raps Two Opponents. J. M. Malonc of Lonokc, candi- lulc for governor, made the first lolitical .speeches heard in Mississippi County for the lortluvm- ni? primaries when he spoke here ast night after visiting at Osccol.i i the afternoon. Accompanied by a fouv.-picce stringed group of musicians, music was heard over his loud speaker foi ibont an hour before Ihc candidate begun'his address on the court iouse lawn. The audience 'was estimated at liniately 'JOO with about 100 ing about the linprovls_cd and •abou^ the same number 1 in cars. ' ' 'i\ The" former judge assailed Ckiv. Ben Lancy's record and also spent considerable time in discussing th« candidacy of Vhgll Greene, of E!y- thcvillc, for the same office. Suggesting that "Mr. Greene come on out and start his race if he is going to run," Mr. Malone declared he was the only true opponent ol Governor Laney In the race and '.hat the present governor's lack of "fulfilling his promise to the people" would defeat him for a second term. attle Rustlers Of Wild West Put to Shame. VICKKHUHG. Miss.. July 11. (UP) •ShcrllT'N deputies and highway patrolmen today .sought to track down cattle rustlers who pull-, one of the biggest catlle-thcIL jobs in Mississippi history. Officers said the thieves whisked away 125 white-faced Ilrrcfords from the farm of J. H. Hall, of,nearby Redwood. The rustlers were t>e- lleved lo have used trucks wilti large trailers. The cattle were purebr,:d stock, Hie joined lelt.urs, branded "J. H." May Helped Firm To Get Award Member of Army Board Tells Probcrs Of Solon's Activity. WASHINGTON, .inly it. <u.r.) —A membci of the Army Awards Board .said today that the coveted Army-Navy "E" award was giver lo a parent firm of a "paper empire" munitions syndicate solely became Hep. Andrew J. May, D. Ky., lulcrceded with the War De- Big TWA Plane Crashes With Five Aboard NEW YORK, July 11. (UPI — Trans-World Airways offices here said today that a TWA Constellation had crashed near Rcadhii;, Pa., during a training flight with five TWA personnel aboard. It was believed that three were dead and the other two injured, the company said. TWA officials said they were informed thc following men were aboard the plane: Capt. R. F. Brown. Flight Officer 83 7 in County Tested for j Tuberculosis The 831 residents of Mississippi County, who underwent case-finding tuberculosis tests in free clinics Tuesday nnd yesterday, will be mailed reports of the findings, it has been announced by the Mis sissippi County Health Unit which sponsored thc clinics in cooperation with the county tuberculosis Truman Says World Police Force Needed WASHINGTON, .Inly 1. (UP)- rresidrnt Truman loday told n group of educators that world peace ' possible If TV:; Untied Nations Is given u police force sufficiently ; jowerlul lo enforce its mniulate;;. Mr. Truman s]>okc informally in ills office to ISO men and wnm?n attending a conference on emergency problems in higher education here under the auspir>; of Ihe American council on Education. "If \ve caii implement Ihe Unilcd Hnllons...with u police force behind it. .sufficient to make Us man- dales stand up wo can have world ;icacc," Mr. Truman said. He said international dealings do not differ Irom those between individuals. "Nations represent a community of individuals .,n'i there isn't any more reason why we can't understand each other as Nations H'an why we can't undcrsland each o'.hcr as Individuals." N. Y. Stocks A T & T American Tobacco Anaconda copper . _ Bethlehem Steel . Douglas Hcrrien, Capt. M. A. Nil- . Chrysler sen. Flight Engineer John Stauiler, Coca Cola and Student Engineer C. Scmola. TWA said it was understood that Nilscn and one other man hnd been pulled from thc wreckage alive und taken to a hospital. James T. Wells, Former Luxora Resident, Dies General Electric General Motors Montgomery War<l .. N Y Central Int Harvester North Am Aviation Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum Ktndcbakcr Standard of N J Texas Corp Packard U S Steel i.nrtment. Milton H. Pellll, the boaii member, told Ihe .Senate War Tn vrstlgallng Conuniltce that th award lo Ihe Halavia (III.) Mela ProducUs Co., was "the price polHlcal ex|>ed!cnoy." "1 had no knowledge of otricr i reiison that would, -"hay prompted such tin exlrnordinnr award as this one." Petllt said. Sen. Jnmc's M. Mead, D., N. Y chairman of the committee hives Hunting wartime profits of Ih syndicate, characterized the nw\r us a "disgraceful proceeding." Earlier, Brig. Gen. Roswell hardy, ordnance officer, testified he had recommended thc awaixi to Hatavln after receiving a special 'telephoned 'request from Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson. Patterson tcslihed Ibis week Jiat May had called him to "inquire about the possibility" of having an "" awarded to Balnvin. The committee also received Into evidence a recorded tclcphon? conversation .showing thai May requested Army Ordnance In May, 1945, to give Ilalavln a contrn'4 for a new tvne chemical bomb. Pctlit, civilian chairman of thc ordnance commlllec on "" awards, identified an Army memorandum of the lialavia award, on which was haiid-wrlUen "Case closed. What price political expediency?" "Would that be your handwriting?" Mead asked. "Yes. sir," I'cllit replied. "What did you mean by that?" Mead asked. "I was curious," Pcltlt, replied. "I feel certain lhal If It had not been due lo Influence from Washington Ihc Chicago ordnance district would not have made any 465-8 move." 70 1-8 I He identified May ns llic "Wash- 89 3-4 Ington influence." 25 ;^! "By political expediency do you mean politics within UK; War Dc- parlmcnt?" Mead inquired. "Well." said Pettit, "In my ex- 14 3-4 pericncc, I found that a request 18 directly from llic Hill got a lot o! 35 1-2 very polite and prompt attenlion 78 1-2 ... I had no knowledge of any 64 3-4 olhcr reason Uiat would have 3 .1-8 prompted such an extraordinary 91 3-8 awr.rd ns this one." Heller roads and brldgi-H lor (hi! hnwiieu district, of smith Mlssl.s- ppl Comity are being sought by group of taxpayers who huv<: mined (he fjlnnvuco Dlslrlcl Tio:- ayi'fs AssoclaUim, patterned nlicr he recently organised Uil:i' ssuehilion comprised ol rrsldcni.". the I.eachvllle and Manila si Ions. A more equitable distribution of ouiity luxes, .so that nimbi i irldKi'.s In that section can mprovcd. Is Ihc aim of lln- g.'o i complete Us ori'.aniMillun Mon- iiy nliihl, u spokesman mid cucliiy. Frank II. Dean, of Whllton, is rc.slilc'til of (he. group which begin i ii'lMinlznllun Monday night wlvji Ti taxpayers of llml dlslrlct gjith- iri'd at the Slmwncc Hchoo] Joiner, Other ol fleers mimed were: (' j. Demon Jr.. of Wtilllcin. scciv- ary, and ihesc directors: J. W Miller of iiiiKicll. Scolt Tnwnshlii •'. H. Chllo.s of I Venn I'olnl. pmm Point Township; I.rsllo Speck nl I'Yrnchman's Hayou Mi'Gnvoi-i; I'ownshlp; c U IX'iilon .Jr., ol Whltlon, Whlllun Township. In Ihe comltiu mealing Monuny light of Ihc ofllccrs nnd dlrcctm:;. llic ui'Kiiiil/ulluii will be coinpli'i''il and a number of re^oinllons drawn up after o.scar I'Vri'llcr, lllylhcvilie Hilonicy rcpreiientlng the Wei;i l,!ikc orginil/nllon, hits spoKen. He s|ioke at the first, mccllni;, cx_ plaining Ihe plan of tin- Wi'ai Mississippi County gi'oup. anil will continue tils discussion at next Monday night's meeting. The newly lornicd group Is lo be an open one with all clil/ens ni- vited lo join, II was nimouncud. Hawkes Amendmentto OP A Bill Rejected by Vote of 58 to 14 WASHINGTON, July 11. (U.P.)—The Senate, today voted l(> keei) ceiliiiK.s on rents in the bill to revive OPA. It rejecled un amendment by Sun. Albert W. Hawks, R, N. ,1., to allow hii immedinlt! five per cent raise in rents ' with addilionul risen of five per cent next November and jjain in iMavi'h. Also rojwlt'd was a provision which would have d«ined I ho fi'dtTiiy government jtirisdiclion over rents in an> state or political .subdivision which had established its own illations. Accused 108 3-1 06 1-2 •18 3-8 HO 1-4 12fi 1-1 178 B5 5-» i:i 3-8 was Schoolgirls Cause Arrest Of Transient A (14-year-old man. allegedly lie- costing young ulrl.s on the -scho'il cumpus at Manila Ihis mortlln wns arrested al of Ihe school superintendent and removed to county Jail hen: while officers Investigated. Several girls were asked by the man, who gave hl.s name as William Marion Harrl.s of G'arbondnle III., to "play hooky" from school nnd KO fishing with him, they reported lo Ihe school head. He attempted to force them to go by taking their arm but they broke iwny, it was said. No charge hud been placed against the self styled preacher and sign painter early this nflcrnann as oHlccrs continued Ibelr investigation. City Marshal James M. Vaunt, of Manila, made the nrrest. Harris, who hii.s his right anil off nt the elbow, told a Courier News reporter at Manila that he possessed healing jiowcrs nnd that of his interest in children, be contributed 10,per cent of his earnings to children Instead ol to any church. He said he was preparing to do some sign pointing at Manila when apprehended . !•'. Fields, who drnMflcd by Senator Hugh Mitchell lit, ihe mini who offered' ilm u $5.01)0 'conlrlbutlon" lo use 'ils influence lo slop "persocil-l ..ion" of Ihe Erie Unsln Melul [ I'rodHcls Co. Mitchell Hindu his idi'iillflc; lion while, testifying tic- lore Semite ' Wnr Invi'slluallon CotnmlUca now holding hearing hi (NBA Tclcphoto.) Hull Makes Piea For British Loan Former Secretary of State Sends Message To House Member. association. A preliminary check that 411 underwent th c screen test at Ihc x-ray mobile clinic yesterday in Osccola, arranged for South Mississippi County residents, afler 420 had undergone llic test here Tuesday. Because of llic wide Interest, shown, another such clinic may be arranged for Fall, it was announced. N. Y. Cotton Mar. . 33.97 May . 33.10 July . 33.08 Oct. . 33.87 Coc. . 33.75 34.32 34.10 34.29 34.42 33.7J 33.59 33.67 33.62 33.75 34.11 34.11F) 33.8v7o 33.Q3 3J.14 Funeral services were held this afternoon at Luxora for James T. Wells, retired farmer and limber worker who died Tuesday nigh!. ! In Memphis, following an eight rc^aicu monUl5 jilness. He was 74. Horn near Luxora. Mr. Wells moved lo Memphis 10 years ago afler having long made his home . brunclle at Luxora. kansas" Burial was made at Calhoun Cemetery. He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Maggie Whitaker ol Memphis, with whom he made his home; Mrs. Cecil Ogden. also of Memphis, Mrs. H. A. Klsscll of Osceola. and Mrs. Jake Hopper ol Luxora; a sister, Mrs. John Ada Scabolt of Luxora, and Willie Wells of Mcmplhs. Beauty Contestants Compete For Title of "Miss Arkansas" Eisenhower Warns That Democracy is on Trial Throughout thc World AMHRRST. Mass., July 11. lUI't — Gen. Dwighl D. Klscnhowcr, Army :hlef of slalf, warned today Hint liny American weakness hi Germany and Japan that w r r>uld encourage rclKliion would produce an pxtremely dangerous International situation. Miscnhowcr said in a speech pie- parcil for delivery lo a luncheon Coofcr Youth Injured In Highway Accident Struck by a truck hacking upon him yesterday afternoon, John 1 Boone Jr., 15-year-old son of Mr. i —. nnd Mrs. John Boone of Cooler, I Mo., received a -fractured collar| Manila Lions Club Miss Rebecca McCall, nlylhevlllc's entry In the "Miss Arbeauty contest, walked across the stage al Paragould Ibis afternoon before spectators Irom all over Ihc slate, as she made her first appearsncc in the pageant, along with 20 oilier beauties representing the stale's lowns and a. son, bis head 5 °» bone, lacerations Spots closed nominal at^.SS up 37. i ™f y brniscs " nd ' Given first aid al steele. Mo, he was removed to Walls Hospital when an examination disclosed the collar bone injury. The accident occurred near bis Weather ARKANSAS —Pnrlly cloudy lo- day. tonight and Friday. Widely scattered thnndcrshowcrs In north portion. home road. Has Annual Fish Fry Manila Lions Club slaged a fish fry last night, an annual event. _ „. ...„ ., .. Attending from Blythevllle were McCall, winner of a voice scholar- Slate Representative W. J. Wun- j ship at Southwestern, Memphis, derlich, John c. McHancy and where she attends college, will ns he walked along thC|Coo;ity judge Roland Green, inc'm- sing popular songs In her soprano "Miss Blythevlllc," flanked with trlends from her home town- arrived this morning in Paragould. where she registered at Vanarr- voorl Hotel, headquarters for the contest. Those accompanying her included Miss Lois Eich. named "Maid tn Miss Blythevlllc" and Miss Shirley Barham, who will be accompanist when Miss McCall sings In <hc talent division of the show. Miss , Bcrs of Ihe BJythevlllc club. voice. WASHINGTON, July It. (UP) — Kormcr .Secretary of StPtc Cordcll Hull today appealed for ilousc approval ol Ihe $:t.7!>0,0i)f,0(10 Ilrllish lonn with u warning that Ihe world laces n choice of cooperating for peace or drifting Into discoid nnd possibly "another world wnr." Tim elder statesman's appeal wns cnnlallied In a letter lo House Speaker Sam Rayburn, D., Tex., ns he House prepared to swing Inlo he third duy of debate on Ihc controversial loan. Meanwhile, Rayburn said Ilatiy lull the Scnalc-approvcd measure would pass Ihe House by nn "overwhelming majority." Hitherto. Hayburn has predicted approval liy a close 'vote. Knyburn'.s optimism npparently wns based on assurances lhat enough absent members will return to give llic loan added support. Hull told Rayburn that the loan Is "a crucial test lor ns." Hull ncknowlodgcd that the lonn '.r, lint a "panacea" lor nil Hie world's Ills. Mill, he said, It is a "test- and n very Important tc:;l— ot pur Intentions and leadership." He snui It was :i test that determine w'hciher thc United Stales will lead Ihc world toward inlcr- n;itlr>ria! cooperation and peace n r let it drill into "regimentation, discord and war." "By dcnyln financial help to Urilain Is necessary for Its economic rehabilitation," he said, "we would The Hnwkc.i amendment *ne re Jccleil by n roll call vote of 58 t» U. The stnlo control provision originally win; sponsored by Sens. William P. Knowlnnd, R,, Cal., and Homer Pcrgu.son, R., Mich. Hawkcs agreed lo IUs provisions to ills own rent incrensc proposal at the state of (he Senate's fourth consecutive' day of OPA debate todny Under present provisions of-the bill, rent Increases occurring since' the old price law expired Jun* 30 would be rolled back to former" levels. Landlords would not,, however, Iw required to repay higher rents collected since June 30. Amendments which would give producers and distributors (heir pre- wnr prices nnd mark-ups. I>|IIH any Increased costs, also were schuii.led for votes Uxlay. The Sennlo voted lain ><-stcrdir lo prohibit contrnlii on milk, butler, cheese. ]>etroleuin and |x.tro leiim products. Most coiiRressmivn agreed that there wns little hope, that the new price measure In ll\ present form would escniw n presi- dt'nllnl veto. Hep. Jo.ssu Wolcoti.. .Mich., a Republican leader In the .House light over OPA, declared "It looks as ,|f there will be no more pries'con- trols." He predicted that only ipn,t ceilings will rcmnln when smoke of Ihc blllcr price battle clears. | Sen. nrlen McMnhoii, D., Conn., nn ndminlstratton supixirUr 'aid the Scnnlc w«» "rapidly writing a bill that the President can no nolh. Ing but veto." .,-.. . -The Sennit, in addition to tan nlng price ceilings' on' dairy »nrt po- trolcum products, hav exempted mcnt, livestock, 'poultry', i!g«» nnd soy bran and collonsced producl-i from any price controls under the pending bill. Administration forces gained their first victory last nixht, however, when senators split the p.eilousl/ strong Republican-Southern Democratic coalition nnd voted to retain controls on grain nnd grain products. An amendment to exempt them from price ceilings wns rejected, 40 to 32. The proixisal wns ollered by Sen. Clyde M. Reed, R,, Kahs. Senalors then climaxed their eight-hour session by approving, 40 lo 30, the plan offered by Sen. E. H. Moore, R., Okla., to prohibit controls on petroleum and petroleum products, except those in short supply. Earlier, Sen. Kenneth Wljtirjry, R., Neb., received fil-to-37 Senate endorsement of his plan to ban controls on dairy products. MeLaughlin: Sued For $200, Oklahoma Girl -^ HOT SPRINGS. Ark., July" 11. UP)—Mayor Leo McLaughlln was lamed In a $200,000 breach' "of romisc suit In Federal Court here oday by Lucille Griffith, a former lot Springs milliner. ' The suit was filed by ..Frank Jrouch, Oklahoma City attorney. The petition alleged that on Sept. 1. 1044, MeLaughlin entered nto a contract to marry thc pialn- Iff on or about Oct. 1, 1M4. and ,hat she was "ready and willing" o marry him, but that he '"failed and refused" to wed her. In the afternoon show, Hie five foot six and a half Inch beauty modeled an evening tjown, street dress and bathing suit. A number of Blythcvillc Jimlor Chamber of Commerce members are in Paragould for the afternoon show and others, in addition to more Illytlicvllle clllzciu, will 8' tonight for the finals, which begin at 8 o'clock. The winner will be crowned "Miss Arkansas" b> Governor Ben Lancy and Immediately afterward a dance In her honor \vill be held at the Kh>i;sw,i.\ Club. The dance will be led by Governor '.alley and "Miss Arkansas who will be EUCEt of honor at m\ morons events before she goes in September lo Atlantic City for ir.v "Miss America" contest. Tlic pageant nt Parnuoulci climaxes n convention of East Ar'Juii. sas Young Men's Clubs wlile'i began yesterday. Host to Iht clubs Is Paraeould Young Men's Clubs. International cooperation." N. O. Cotton NEW ORI KANS. July 11. (OP> — Cotton clo5ed steady. Mar. . . 31.16 34.49 33.78 34.1!) May . . 34.011 34.3C 33.6S 34.09 July .. 34.08 34.08 M.08 34.08 Oct. .. 33.85 34.28 33.01 34,00 Dec. ,. 34.08 34,42 33.73 31.18 the American Alumni Council thai be promoting economic war Instead rebellion In Germany or Japan!of economic peace, and we would could result 111 "pyramiding ronsc- I be undermining the foundations ciucncc.s of grave Import lor cvjry- o.-ie of us." "The purposes. Ihe risks nnd the requirements of occupation miijl be so cicarly placed before Iho American people lhat Ihcrc can be no lark of comprehension of Ihc Issues Involved." Klsenbower said. lie said only a strons, prosperous America can inspire othets lo respect democracy and seek to apply its precepts lo their own lives. He warned agalnsl. selfish groups seeking their own immediate profit al Ihe expense of others. Drowns in Pool In Germany Livestock Charles W. Jones of Osccola, technician fifth grade in the Army, was drowned July 4 while swimming at Frankfort. Germany, the War Department yesterday nolitled his p.ircnUs i _Mr. anj Mrs. Harry B. Jones of Osceola. Technician Jones was slattoned with the Office of Military Government in the transportation' division. :IIe leaves his parents, n sister f Mrs. John DcBlois of Bcnton Harbor, Mich., and two brothers Harry and Stanley Jones pi Osceola. ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. III.. July 11. (UP)—IUSDA) —Livestock: Hogs: 14.000: salable 5.000;. about 3.000 salable hogs in early top and bulk good and choice 160 to 300 Ibs., one price $18.50; big packers' not following, but most of run sold. Some late bids and occasional sales $18; market 25c to 5Oc higher than. Wednesday's average; exlrcmer, To 50c or more higher on pigs. Weights 140-lb. down. $17 to $18; according to weight and quality! Sows, 2ic higher: $10.50 to $16.75; very larsi-r ly Ihc higher flenre. Stags, dull, bids and sales at $15.50. Collie: 9,700; salable 3.200; cnlv'es 1,800; all salable; hardly .< dozen loads of steers on sale. Cows, making up about 45 per cent of tun. Slaughter sleers and helfejs lully slcady, practically for good and choice' offerings; cows In broad demand, sleady lo 25c higher; .bulls. fully steady to stronger: replacement steers slow; vealers. oteady; good and choice steers $18.50 to S21.50; largely at latter J>rica:' «i<t head higher; medium, $15 to $17: most good and choice heiftrs mvl mixed yearlings, $18 to $20; good cows, mostly $14 lo $l£; lew up to $15.50; common and medium beef cows, $10.50 to *13.25; CUUXTJ ani cutters, S7.50 to *lfl. „

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