The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 9, 1947 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 9, 1947
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BLYTHEVILLE TKB DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NOR VOL. XLIV—NO. 60 D«llj Biythevllle Courter Blythevllle HentU VAlfejr OF NORTHIAT Appropriations Again Slashed House Group Committee Reminds Government Agencies To Cut Expenditures WASHINGTON, June D (1JI>> — Wilh a blunt reminder thai the treasury is not a "botlomlcss pit", the House Appropriations Committee today whacked off 28 per cent ol the Hinds requested for half r, dozen Kovcrninciil agencies - and ordered one [ o give $210,751,618 to the treasury. The committee voted $30,007.530 in new appropriations for the ageti- ' cies in the fiscal year" beginning July 1 — or $14,039,920. less than requested by President. Truman. In again swinging its economy axe at government spending, the committee charged thai many of the :/• eencies were overloaded with highly-paid employes and directed a cut of 2(J per cent in administrative expenses Administrative expenses, which come from agency revenues and appropriations, would be reduced from $56.497,250 to $41,649,700, But the committee, warned by resigning Assistant Secretary of State Spruiilc Bracicn that Conunu- § ts are a "greater peril" to cle- *racy in 'Latin America than ev- thc Nazis were, granted the. full SIM 5,000 requested for two u. S. PKi'i-Amcrican programs. The two agencies which escaped unscathed from the free-swinging economy scythe were the institute lor Latin-American affairs and_the Inter-American Edueation foundation, Inc. The committee said information supplied by the Reconslructoin Finance Corp., indicated Uial the War Damage Corp had $210,751,<>18 to its credit iu income in excess of expenses, it ordered the money returned to the treasury. TVA Gets Ultimatum "The War Damage Corp. has completed the purpose for which; it was created and is no longer in the business of insuring against loss 'from war damage," the committee said. At the same time It: 1 Directed the Tennessee Valley Authority to repay to the treasury ". over a" 40-year period, the $348,239,240 provided by the •.government for creation of TVA power .facilities. • .*:'•• .. .,.,.-.., • 2 Reported Hhat the office of housing expediter had failed to expedite residential housing c-jiistruc- tion^Jnd recommended only enough funds to liquidate shui office by June 3D, 1948. 3. Charged that Felcrsl public Housing Authority ncvounts weie in an "inexcusably bad" situation But it said it was nol the fault of the present administrator, Dillon S- Mycr. and that corrective step were being taken. 4. Provided no funds (or the RFC pending outcome of legislation to determine whether the RFC \vfli be extended beyond its present Jn»: 30 expiration date. 5. Criticized the Export-Import Bank (or making loans to foreign countries to terminate Icnd-lcase agreements and authorizing credits to provide dollar exchange to foreign countries for immediate |s- constriiclion of damages. Rep. Gathings Announces for Re-Election . WASHINGTON. June g.^In an- lo reports that he might be a car^idate for governor in the 1SH3 /Blansas primaries, F?ej>. E C Gainings. Democrat of Arkansas, has announced in Washington that he will seek re-election lo Congres-,. "I appreciate deeply the expression of many friends who suggested that I ninkc the race tor governor," Hep. Gathiiigs said. "It is indeed a laudable ambition for anyone to aspire to become chiel executive ol liis state. The people of the Arkansas district have been must generous nnti considerate to elect me as representative in Congress' and I am most grateful lo them. "Seniority rule prevails in Congress and the-person with the most service moves to the head of the class. [laving gained some seniority on the important Agriculture Committee.. I feel that I can best serve the people of Arkansas as a member of Congress. "Today, the Agriculture Program of the nalion faces serious ~sol- baeks. The need is greater Ihnn ever for experienced hands al the helm. It will take close watching and hard work to avoid the loss of important gains we have made in the past 14 years," Mr. Gathings said. Workers, Leave Jobs Ahead of Strike Deadline DETROIT, June 9. (UP)—Workers hcgan walking out or on?, plant oi I he Briggs ManufHRti-.riu^ company todny. 48/lours bcforv a itrike deadline set for Wednesday, the company reported. The walkout cnmc <\s Bri:>g!: and ti-.t Ford Motor Company sough; in a\crt general stoppages wh'Ch'wonld idle 150.000 workers across Die country and further nnnipor output of cars and trucks. Temperature Hits 96 Degrees Here; Highest for 1947 TetniJcratures here 'again soared lo new heights over the weekend ami yesterday afternoon the mercury reached M degrees, the highest reading recorded this year, according to. Robert E. Bluy'lock, official weather observer. The highest temperature Saturday was close behind the new record and a imiximum of 05 de- gress was recorded. 'Another rccdr,| tompcralure also was recorded here during Saturday night. It was a low of 76 decrees, marking the warmest night of the year so far. Low dnrinij last night was 71 degrees. Arkansas held the weatherman's promise today ot continued hiiili temperatures alter the mercury climbed well into the UO's yesterday. The forecast wns for partly cloudy and continued warm weather. Highs of 93 decrees were reported Sunday at Port. Smith, Little Rock and Morrilton. BI.YTHKVIU/IO, eoUTHEABT UI88OUIU NEWS Cabinet Member Visits Blyfheviile John W. Snyder Attends Funeral of Mrs. Cock, His Wife's Mother Secretary of the Treasury John W. Snyder left Blytheville for Fay- cttcvillc yesterday ariernoon niter he and Mrs. Snyder flew here Saturday from Wasliinsioil. D. C., for the funeral of her mother, Mrs R. F. Cook of Dell. 'Mr. Sivyrfer's plane, n twin-en- Rh;e Lockheed attached to the Coast Guard, took off from the Municipal Airport at 4 p.m. yesterday following Mrs. Cook's funeral. In Faycttcville. Mr. Snyder is scheduled to receive loniuht a" honorary degree from the University of Arkansas. From Fa.vcttcville, hc plans to return to Washington. (Mrs. Snyder remained here with a sister. Mrs. B. S. Simmons of Dell, and plans to return to Wash- Incton tomorrow morning. Mr. Snyder fle-v to Joncsboro •Saturday evening and here Sunday morning. returned for Mrs. Cook, who dicci morning at Blytheville Secretary.-and /Mrs. Snyder were met at the airport Saturday al- ternoon by Mr. and Mrs. Simmons arid.~Mr. and Mrs'. J. A. Leech arid Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Lawshe, all of Blythcville. Mr. Lawr.he is Mrs. Snyder's nephew. About 30 friends were present at the airport when Mr. Snyder left yesterday. Service; Saturday „ ... „._,„„...... Hosrjital. were held at 3 p.m. yesterday at the Cobb Funeral Home with the Rev. Hnrvcy T. Kidd, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial wa s in Elmwood Cemetery. Other out-of-town people here for the services were Mrs. E A. Parks of Memphis. Mrs. W. D. McFarland of New York. Mr s Lettye Cook and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cook of Duncan, Mis?.. Mrs. E. A. Cook and Mis s Dora Jolley of Water Valley, Miss., OIlic Warren and daughter Miss Snda Bell Warre-.i of Forrest City, an ( i Mis s DC Mac Snyder o! Joncsboro. sister of the secretary Mrs. O. W. Broadfoot of Florence Ala., Mr. and Mrs. Don Sclby and son and Mrs. William Junes ol Clarkstlalc, Miss., Mrs. J. F. Green and Mrs. M. Reese of Greenville, Miss. French Policy Faces Test by Communists PARIS. June n. (Upi_The strike- beset French government mobilized a mflkeshift emergency transportation system of private buses and army planes today to case the par- MONDAY. JUNK ;) , , 947 Claim Lives of 22 in Mid-West Mississippi River On Worst Rampage; Fear Major Disaster (By llnltrd Pross) The Mississippi River, on its worst rampage in recent years sot new flood marks loday aj high wntci battered levees wotoctliv/ Illinob and Missouri river towns " Five levees had been sina'ihccl bj the raging waters ruul residents ot scores of towns rallied to strengthen embankments jwote-Jtlnu thcii homey. Rains which hit Ihc Mld\Vc-l over the week end :.jt \,i, fxliiy «>H the Weather nmenu prcrt'.cte.-l t:ih- weather for 24 no.;:s. Ai.Pie'Mies Ivui forecast si inutor flwd .-iisiv.Mci umcss the rains let in. At least 22 pers'jiu were drowned in Iowa, Missouri, Chb, nnd ore- «oii and five others wero killed l,y tn:-i,adoes in Pe'in-;ylva:il-i mid Ohio. bringing the lain; tie, th l from natural disaster? over lh" v.erk end to 27. An estimated 10.000 persons were licmcless and thousands of ncret of ilch farmland were l-'d waste. Piou- <;;ty damage was counte-1 in the inll- ii-:iis of dollars. At least 15 persons were bvllevcd t- have drowned in OUuniwn, In . where fi.OOO people wc.-j forced from their homes when the DCS Moiiics River went on a rampage. The bodies of six adults have been recovered and officials agri-it the final death toll would be 15. Foreign Policy Rapped by GOP Congress is Urged To Keep Door Open For Special Session . WASHINGTON, June 9. (UP) — Sen. Henry C. Dworshak. R.. Ida. today accused the administration ol following an incoh'sistein forelgr policy. He proposed that Congrc.-f. keep the door open for a social session this Fall on tor-Ian rela- ' " tions. . bility of "dccis'lve developments vitally affecting woi-.-j peace" thi Pall. Leaders ale considering tin! possibility of having a SJM;:|II| session this Fall because at the trend of relations with Russia. "It is becoming mor,y apparent daily that the United Sintcs must udopt a consistent foreitm policy to preserve national unity," Dworshnk "Our security Is not s;lfe- alysis strike. of a nationwide railroad France's rail system was idle, except for scattered movement, of food supplies. Paris and other big tiamilaclunm; centers were threatened with an industrial shutdown. •More than 150.CCO railworkcrs were idle in the strike bronchi on :>t east in part by a Communist challenge to the government of Premier Pan! Ramadier. who recently ousted tiic Communist ministers. Negotiations between the eover;i- nent and the rail unions were Icadlockcd. The government stood in its determination not to resume talks with th n strikers until they went back lo work. Tiie workers refused to call off their strike unless ihcy were given a minimum wage of 5520 francs <S46.20) a month. British Ask Explanation of Hungarian Developments LONDON, June 8. (UP)— Great Britain is asking Russia for an explanation of political developments in Hungary, a government spokesman revealed today. Minister of State Hector McNeil told the House of Commons that Sir Maurice Peterson, British ambassador at Moscow, hns been Instructed to nsk the. Soviet government to explain the Hungarian developments, guarded nor world comity promoted by double talk and vacillntion." Hc charged that Via administration program to resist the spread of Communism by aid to drccc- and Turkey was inpo/lsistcnt with ratification of the Italuu and Balkan treaties. \ Dworshak. who votc.i against the treaties, said the efTect. would be to weaken the resistance of those countries against Conmiunlsin b<-- cause of the resulting withdrawal of American troops from Italy. Urses Dual Responsibility "It is difficult to comprehend, the Truman doctrine when it enunciates wholly-cohflictiiv? policies " hc said. "Obviously we camiot streneth- cn some and vitiate other countries in Europe at the sam.; time and hope to be successful.'' Dworshak recalled that Concrc^. adjourned during the wai years under procedure allowing congressional leaders to call it oacK Into session He said that plan must be ccni- tinucd. "If our country Is to nulntnin its bipartisan foreign policy," lie said "the legislative branch slmiltl n.s-' sume Joint responsibility for charting our international c.nus- rim security and welfare \>l OUT mlioii demand the fullest coordination between the President :i,i:l Congress and we cannot justify giving the chief executive sole luihorit.y over foreign affairs during the n:-l.lci- pntcd five-month adjournment." Congress now is scheduled lo quit at the end of July and rcconvcin next January. But » reiponsibl^ source said it was posslbl-.. the House and Senate would simply recess In July pending a call fro:n the Republican leadership. Moslem League Okays Partition Plan for India NEW DEL<HI, June 9 (UP)—The Moslem League Council tonight, accepted with only eight dissenting votes the British plan for a partitioned India. Mohammed Ala Jinnah, president of the league, had agreed to Ihc plan presented last week by Viscount Mountbattcn, viceroy of India. When Jinnah appeared before the council today, he wa s greeted with shouts 01 " reprimand! Refuses to Recognize New Regime SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS AliKlnr S/.ogcd 5 -M .-wl InH Jhi^, H.m^rh,,, Minister u, u,,, u s who,refused to i tens.., " hi'j-flr pro Communist reallllj ,„ i imt . tny -ippcare . nt a pie , confcrrrc* In MV iMilnulon with Fcrcm- NI.R.V ' Ir" son or the former llun !: ,:rian minister whose eovcriiim-i,', wns' overthrown in the Commnnis'. coup. (NEA Tclepholo ) Blytheville Hunter of Big Gome 'Shoots' 45 00 Feet of Color Film Sale of Walking Horses Finished IK panic hiiutln;; is just a s dangerous with a ciiincrn as It Ls with n gun, Lloyd L. Waul Jr., of Blytheville foun,| during his trip to North Bend country in British Columbia. An experienced big game hunter, Mr. Ward uses his inovlu camera as freely ns his rifle lo "shoot" prey lie stalks with mnga/lnc loaded with color film instead of shells. And il takes fur more "nerve to face a charging bear with a' camera Instead of a nun, Mf.^Ward snlfl. Aimed only /with his "camera, he depended on'fire from nnother'maiva rifle lo slop Ihc a'eiir's cJiir'ge fc ;.Durtnp ; his. hiirWii'g,, tr|pp : 'tip* ot color film to get moving jifc- turcs of elk. moose. mnunViin goats, white-ami black-tall dcer- eroiisc, geese, clucks, carribou. nn- tclope deer and grizzly, brown and black hears. His biggest thrill. Mr. Ward snld. came when lie killed i( n 800-poimd grizzly. The bear measured nine u-et. nnc inch [rom the tip of his nose to his tail nnd nine feel, three inches Iron) claw lo claw. The clav: sprcnd was M and one-half inches. Mr. Ward also !>:igne<i one black bear, one brown and two cinnamon tears. While hunting grizzlies west ot Nelson, li. c.. Mr. Ward nnd Ills two guides, Otto Wiedeman and Jack Lev/is of Nelson, encountered more limn :;o f cc .(, of 5I10W ant , i, ;ir | to use snow shoes for purl or the trip. Mr. VViird was accompanied by his wife aim Mrs... I.. L Ward, his mother. They remained in Nelsiri while he was hunlint;. On the return trip, they visited Hndium Hot Springs. Banff. Lake Louise, Glazier and Yellowstone Parks. Woman Suffers Injury in Crash On Highway 13 Mrs. w. A. Ward, of nlylhcvilK is in IJlythcvilli: Hospital suflerins frnm injuries- received late .Saturday when the car clnvcn by linr husband collided with y. inxi driven by Klbcrt Umax of Manila near Dell. Mrs. Ward received multiple laceration,, tu fh c scalp and bady - she was reported to have been thrown from th e car. She was reported as "doini; nicely" at noon todny. According to investigating olli- ccrs. the Waid car. a IMl Chevrolet, was traveliin; Wesl on Total to Exceed Figures for Similar Event Last October Total sales or the C. o. Smith consignment sale of registered wall:- |»!j illumes held Friday and Snl- iirdny at'thb Smith Sriles narrro-i South Highway 61. i.rc expected lo exceed the $19.000 mark of la-t October's sales, according to C G Smith. ' i Official tabulation of total sales hurt, not been completed tncluv but Mr. Smith slated Hint hc expected the total sales U> lop the Oelobet total "considerably", but Is not expected t o reach the record tola -sales of .approximately $H[).OCO set In June of las;, year. Mitch's Melody, a sorrell roan marc from the Colonial Stables Waxahachle, Tex., brought Ihr: highest iild ol the sale, a bid of S2CO[) from Mrs. R. F. Ellis ol Or:-ville. Ala. Josh Higgins' Topper, n blue roan stallion belonging lo Mr. .Smith brought second high hid of S35CO The stallion was purchased 1>y n. A. Skipper of Plain View. Texus. nnd was sold over nn NBC hnofc- , up through radio station KXKr Wa'terloo. Iowa. Josh ilJ|;pm;;, former owner of the horse mid owner of the radio station grantcil permission lo broadcast the sale of the horse direct from the ring. The sale, which drew buvcrs from all over tho United Stales, Cuba and the Dominican Republic the third sale of its kind hel<i liv Mr. Smith and the firs', lo be in his new sales barn which completed recently. More than 303 were. fered for sale event. at auction ;>l 4-H Champions In Washington For Annual Camp Gerald Cassidy. of Huffman co' . champion of Ihe Kt.nt leadership and lest last yciii lefl •l-H Club's con- S.U in-day tor, ^,1.-, iiii^riinc: west on Hii:n- '^ ol - '•'* l > year, lelt lD.U;ii-day lor way 13 about a' mile nnd a half) Little Rock where he Joined'nDirr Kasl ol Dell when the accident «c-! Kt alc 1-II champions'or. llvli- inn '•""-'' Mr. Ward Im-i a| parcntly I lo t!lc National -1-H CKilj Camp In into a driveway to '—' XVnc>ii ""'"" currcd. .., ^ turned into a driveway ' to'liirn| Washington around, nflic.e-is staled. Tlie taxi i Gerald was awarded Hi" Ivi'i f> .vhich was t.rnvrlinc East on High- tllc Nallonal camp for th--- ii'oi-or way IB struck Ihc Ward on !)ie J'c received In Inst y:»r\i ronlcst.. lett rear door knocking it intn a i ' ri 'c group of five, \ v ill ditch, aii'l throwing Mrs Ward spend a week studying from ii )c C ;, r . —--• Tin-re pass''ivj;cr.s in the taxi. M.'. . . antnx an ( i Mr. Ward escaped m- inrics. Coal Miners Walk Out To Protest Labor Bill sEunGH. June n. mn than Ifl.flflO United Mine V.l-irkers In Southwestern Pennsylvania o.uit work today, report- cnly . , - r ....... .,.„„, etlly in protest lo pending labor Washington kj V N. T. and citizenship in company with youthful farm rlnb I.-adcvs from every other slate in tin union. "Citizens In a Representative G-.v- crnmenl" Is the theme of llic week's study which will open Wcdwsd-iy mmnlng nnrt will fe:itiu-.3 daily morning forums with tlv> aftenionr.s devoted (o trips in V,\- nalionnl Capitol. Supreme Coir.-, chambers Library of Congress, .nnd other rjov- ernnienlal places of interest In High Land Prices;J{ is$co Receivcs Bring Warnings From Anderson Cabinet Member Points to Disaster After World War I WASHINGTON, JIIH-! (I. I U.I') &-<-i-ctnr.v ol AKi-icnll.ure cllnUi'n I'. AiuliT.soii wiu-iipd loihiy there wns n dangcions par.tU''| beuvecn the eiinenl rise In 'sinn ]aml '« mid the bo'iin iiHw (he first World War whloh ended In rollaiisc mid ", atiisl.vnhe" in the lOM's, Anderson spoke nt (lie npo'ilv.g session nf l| K . .^ confer.' :.-e •iillrtt by I'l i»:klent 'I niniiin an meiur; ni :ilnhill/.((i'( l.-inii ieal t.s- llite prices iiu.l hi.l'.lc.'j nnwisi; ,-x- pnnston or f.irin ucbt.s. fl. -,v;i... attended by iiliuost 100 .'epri..sci.|n- (ivcs of (In; i;ivi:iiiiii.:iii .u.i! fann, biiiil'.inu nnd hu.uv.'.noe LinMhl/u- Itoiui. "Our Job I', lo in event I lie pnsl from becoming |u,i'.u;jue lo r.n- olher ciilnstroph-.' Aii-lerwu v.lil hi iTcalllnu tlw l:ind value (' in the 1020'«. Not only in- 1 ! fiu-in piiccn [joins up no\v, Andi'iviii.i .sui.i, but the luiiuher D[ sciiiirntu .vales have in- trensccl us wed. rhci-:. i.r wiirned »re "Iliu two e*.,-v;U'iil *-!<'/;icnt,i of n land boom. 11 The rise in Imi.l prices hns be-ii Bi'iicnil Ihraiii'liout the count]", Anderson siild, vvllh U-.r- | ; rciii,i>J,t men incrciiKe.s ':i ,:hi; Suu'.heiist. Hie Motlntiiln Coast nnd th-j K.v;torn The smallest rises h.iv,; j'.n(i!.-i, ih,; I'atlflo cornboll. occurred ~"» ..-'t.l ll.tvl; I'l.lHIl I ell In New isiiglnii.l, i ho Crr-Mi Plains and :n Nuviula 1111,1 .utnli. Aiulerson snlit nnoi.ln.-r l>llll!,C of tin; ],,Y)li!...|,| W11S , n ,j ninount of debt belli-.; Ineurrud <.n farms currently being bought. "In line nut ,f «v) seven sahjs last i-viir," Alldl'l-siin xa'.•;, "I | H , loan ninnutitvd In ^^, per com «r mure (if (lie K ,il.; n rlf.:." He sritl Hi,, in., n,.,, ,,,,,i.,;.._, , s Iliiniicinlly sirbiu; Ind.iy. |j;il -Hie lact leinalii'i that ih . ; •.„•.,, 5 o [ faninis hnve hin:rr,vl II.MV/ C-I-MK prices. Many of them find themselves In n Inrin IIHXIIIKI (.Vi'iin normal levels," "These are the >l i'i(j«-r ii•• ulieiul,", Andei-wjii .j«ui — ,,,1,1' should all IJCIK'I oiu- 'tif'vt; »:•_• likely ly i--i.-'y v hon , [.j n,'J:-o prevent moru [urni^ri frmu liedvliy in rtcbl ;o 'i'iy run Infliited prices." Otll-.r government o,-ft.-:;ils U'ke imrl In Reserve oliig ,,, a° \vho rlncr e. mcttlng are Mar- Fxicle-s .tn.l r,r. Edwli, chalrmui, ,,{ (h ., soldier Pakistan." Weather Tuesday. ss, a Jslf Tlie Western Pennsylvania • oncrators nssocintlon snld at least [ Pittsburgh diptrict stccf mills Ixiss of prcditcllon wns estimated at upwards ol 45.000 tons a d-i. v '• S. Steel Corp. alone estimated NEW YORK. June 9. (UP) — , Cotton close firm: open . its less If 01 lour of Us "captive" pits. Mar. 2887 2847 29SO 294S low 287B clor.e n ,,..', nd- Hanker (n Eipevt C. W. miiley, ClarksvUlc. 'iv-nn prccldeiii of lh^ AIIIO/-I..-I.I i!-.|kcrs A! ;-';" l!1 «"o w I; .sc.icdnlcd k, address Iho uiinier.-i •••. Jit; wns ex|ret;(cd n .,ny did in n roccin iippeai-imcj a .Senate cnitunlUno, Hint of a |icndhi B uovu,-nnu;ii.-,.i,p,,n>vc.i Dill lo increase i.hp leiiflin,. imlhor- Ity ft Ihc Fed:-m Lniut B-ink would ciicournBe i.ith;,- tln. n dli- courago land speculation The measure has been en-iors-l' by tlic Agriculture Dcpni-l'ii.Mi, "such a Dill, Bailey l,,l<| ,.|, c So ,,.,, c o would bring nbUnl "fiinher |,,f| n -' "on ' i" land prices by ••pmnpi'.g" men: credit Into far.-i buying Ilailey contended tint loans made hy commcrcii-.l banks l.avc aveiaged' SHOO lower Urn,, loans made by Ihe I'-edcia) Land Bark. Caul inn DvrrcVjetl u,-, c Some MisslMippi C o,i,.ty farm ."id has been :,old at isbnovinnllv li'Kh Piiees in rcccii:,. ,ii,,i,t|,, ; , a MM-cry here (ll.icloscd, |,»t in Most hisliinces the deals hnv5 been fo- car.h eo:isi(lerations. Bunker;;, here ar. i of the nation, look wiles where the bulk o/ icliass price is to be \Md nit land " !C fl ' U " C >:n: '' v - 1 fi s ot ' »•« $16,133 From State's Surplus Mississippi county is scheduled lo receive this V ec* Irom state Tmi- Vinu-c Clnyton n check" for ns the county's share ol road funds being aiip.wlioiied buck to the sliuu from surplus stitci rmids npportloned by legislative ncl. Only Fulnskl County received i. hii'isci- sum. It was »2t,529. Oilier rountlr.s recelviiig »10.r03 or more Included: Arkansas, Garland, Sc hn.slhin im,| union. Sndirdny It wa s onnounccd that Hlythevlllc would receive H0.614 from I he same source. Seven received Inrger sums. Tractor Driver Dies of injuries Holland, Mo., Man Victim of Accident in Field Near Tomato , Kuiicinl services were 1:>>||| thlf adertioon nt cotib Kilncr'nl Home for Rlchnrd ci.irMi-:; i>;u;h ,)f ilnllund. Mo., who died yesterday noon at RlyUinvllle Hospi'lnl fi Om Injuries he received Snlnnlny wli u triintor overturned on him the Cieoi-ge w. ,\fri.ond fun,, n TomiUn. lie was !i7. Ilurlal W ns heUI in M:ipu> Grove Cemetery. Mr. Pngh was niaknc n I.r with the tnictor w n(vi J|. im-,, (< | over. He is survived by Bldna I'liKh; two Mrs Mrs Dorothy Tillnuui -..f Avmorrl and Miss I.uun, i.,,,.,, ,,f [inlluiid: a nlcluird 1'iiKh i-f Rl.vtncvlllc, nnd n sister. Mrs. Stella of Memphis. Xlrudloid Adjourned Term Of Court Opens Judge Liyht Calls Jurors to Heat- Several Civil Cases A civil term of the Chlcknsawlw n strict of the Mississippi County .Circuit Court got underway tilt? morning In |.|,« court House ' here with the nmtnneliiif; of 27 Jui-- FollowliiK the empniicllng the Jurors were dismissed and the rc- Minliuler nf the mornlni; .session -••*- HHM I'lllfi »>(,.>Oll»il was devoted to licarin K motions in several suits. The session recessed nt noon nnd ordered lo rc-conver.c nt l:3n by Clrculi, Jiid gc Clinrles W. Light of Jurors empaneled tlil s morning Include: Dot( Crooms, c. C, Coun- IIP el. Frank I. -Noc. W. W. Cox Joe before Wheeler, w. E. mallard. J. C. Chnp- pM.'-.sauo '"• c - Rowers. M. P. Krowiilci-. E • M. Woodiirrl. Dennis Mullen J s Godwin. H. L. Halsell. K. tl'c'ilu- well Ira Koonee. n.i.v McKay. Jl:n Fields. H. R. .Prilchard. M. E. Cook, J. P. Hocotl, Alvin Hiiffmnn. Waiter Catcs, Fanner Ent'lanil, Mareus CJiiincs, Ernest Halsell, Eddie H.i- -^n, Ray Halncs. Suits docketed for this term ol court follow: Tuesday—Clinrlcv Flcciiinn vs Sre CIRCUIT COURT on paje 3 Beauty Contest Candidates Urged to Register ie,- pails disfavor I ho Installation, Dance Tonight For Jaycees Jimmie Edwards wi!| lake over ns president of the Junior chamber of Commerce toni R ht when he anil throe other officers nn d c i s j lt ,(,-. rectors .-ire installed al a dintier- dnncr at 7 o'clock in the Hotel Nntflr. Alirror Room. .S:iiiford Slielton will be inslalhd n s vice, Larry Kncas as sorrrmry and -Jack Owens Iroasurer, will be -11011111,1 Jones. Tim fetes, Directors taking office nishop. Krwin Glin Harrison, , James Guard, Ssinford noonc. fironnc Whittle Frank Walton Bill Young, of Stuttgart. state Jayeco vice president, 'will' be principal speaker and installing officer. Cert ideates will be presented 1, ir. Autry and Harry W. Hajnes. who were elected honorary J.iycec members last month. May July Oct 3033 3070 3C28 »ec 2938 2358 2034 Spots close 3774 up 27. 78 Hurt in Train Crash POTSDAM, N. Y., June 9. (UP>'.'113 Four persons were injured scri- 28j6 onsly and 14 olhers were hurt to- 3Sn2 day when a milk train crashed 33b3 head-on Into a New York-Mcsseuix 29^7 sleeper al Eben Slallon on Ihe New York Central lino near here. Girl.? nntl three i l.-;c ami s | x of 18 and interested tn competing for the titles of "Miss niytlicvllle" and "Miss Junior Blytheville" were ,-isked today by Mrs. Gilbert Hammock to contact her lo arrange entry t n the "1947 beauty pageant, Mrs. Hammock hns been named contest' entry chairman for the beauty contest, sponsored again this year by Ihc Junior Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Hammock may be contacted by calling 27GO. Time and date of the beauty pageant is expected to be set at a meeting n t G o'clock tonight of the contest committee tn Ihc Jnv- cce club rooms. The •contest will be held in tlic High School sUd- iiun. in N. Y. Stocks . Closing Slovk Prioa Two Lcachvillc Boys Held for Investigation Raymond Allen and Arthur Bcc of I,eachvllle, are being held i Mississippi County Jail here for II vcstlgRtlon. Floyd Burris, dcp'it.y sheriff of Lcachvillc, announced fo- _ two youths were arrested by Deputy Sheriff Burris Sunday and , ,brought to the jail here pendin B * 1Cr Tobacco .. Investigation of a series of bur 5 - Allnconria Copper laries of homes in Leachville recently. Merchants to Discuss Wednesday P.M. Closings „ . Wednesday afternoon closing of N Y Central . 'Blytheville rctiv-, stores will be dis- Int Han-ester cussed at a mooting of the Retail North Am Aviation Merchants Association at 7:30 to- Republic Steel night in City Hall, Murray Smart, Radio president, announced today. Socony Vacuum Mr. Smart stressed the impof — • • • Tax Bill's Author Expecting Veto Tofealk'47 Cuts President Expected to Delay.Decision Until Friday or Later 'WASHINGTON, June 9. (UP) — He]). Harold Knutson, B. Minn told the House today ' th*t "indications" are President Truman will veto the income tax reduction bill. Knutr.on, chairman of the Hour," Ways and Means Committee and nutlior o; Hie origins! tax reduction Mil, did not specify what the ."Indications" were. - -. : At the sumo time! the White Mouse siild that Mr. Truman de- llnllely will not act on the tax bill imlii uftcr fte returns frpni Ca;.v ada on Friday. He has until next Monday midnight to decide what (a do nbotit the measur* lhi<t ' would Kraut 10 to 3n per cent re- diir^loiis. effective July 1. Two-Thirds Vatf Ladling M.'. Truman has a choice of slgn- liiR'lhc bill, vetoing It, or. letting it become law without his signature. If he vetoes It. the bill apparently would die for this year. While the House may have enough voter, to override n veto',, the Senate doitm't. It takes » two-thirds iniijarlly of both houses to override. , Oilier congressional/developments•Depression—Former Secretary 'of Commerce Jesse H. Jones told Con- srcss he en" «ce "no pc">lbility of a. depression In the near' future." He made the statement In. a letter lo the House Drinking . Committee'.''' The committee Is considering let;- Islutlon to extend the life of the' Reconstruction Finance Corp., which Jones headed for 13 years. Vole Fraud—Tlic Senate Judl- clnrv Committee put off for an-" oilier week notion, on 8 resolution" Involving n, full Senate Investiaa- llou of altered Kansas City WJte frauds. Thi! resolution Would ail- tlitirlzc mi Inquiry Into charges that Attorney CcncrKl Tom C. Clark- hampered a Justice Department in-' vcMliriillon of the balloting in iastr .vcur's Democratic primary;" Siifnr Rations Debated &IBIU- — An ABHcultiire Department official testified 'that housc- •w|vns may Ret less sugar if sugar rationing Is .lifted "pr«nv»tnrelv." Junes H. Marshall, chief of the department's sugar branch, made the Klfttcmcnt before 'the House Banklnu Committiw.' Congress Is constderhif; lei;islatfoii to end '*«-' c»r ralioiUiii! nl once. Tlwre are reporls thnt the government r»ay end rationing Juu c 30:' . Ivibor—Tlic labor control bill w»5 deliverer! to the White House. This means that President Truman will have until midnight June 20 to stct in the mcnsiirc which would ba:f the closed shop, limit. the '. union shop, 'permit the federal government to obtain Injunctions against strikes Involving the nation's health nmi s.ifelv, and outlaw. JurLsdlc- tlonnl strikes nnd secondary boycotts. Organized labor ha s branded it n "slnve labor" biy and has urged a presidential veto. But the bill ppsseri through congress with more than enough vote* to override nny • veto. • ' New Italian Government Faces Tests HOME. June 9. (UP)—Italian authorities niiViouncetJ today that more than a tcore of persons were Injured In political brawls touched off by nn aggressive Communist challenge to the new government from which Premier Alcide de Gas^ perl excluded the Communists. nighllsUs and lefts formed their Hues for a showdown on whether- Italy's first, government without Communist representation since Fascism could function. The- leftist parties formed a solid bloc against the* government in a test of strength to be climaxed by a vote of confidence which will determine the fate of dc Gnsperi's cabinet. The Communist Party, In a six- Point declaration, called on both Ihc left mid right wing faction of the Socialists to stand with them against the government. The vote or confidence, wticn it comes, will be one of the most Important political decisions since the liberation. It will iollow a statement by the Christian Democratic DC Gasperi on his financial and economic program. Beth steel ... Chrysler Coca Cola Gen Electric ?ten Motors Montgomery w.'.vd . sresse e - tancc of this Issue and urged tha'f all retail meeting, merchants Attend tho Studcbaker Standard of N J Texas Corp It! S Steel 162 5-3 . 70 . 32 3-* 80 S3 3-4 154 14 1-8 55 1-2 S3 3-4 Kl 7 24 1-B 7 3-4 15 8-8 73 1-2 01 Si 5.3

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