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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THB DOMINANT NKWBPAPRR or NORTHSABT AREANBA0 AND 8OUTHKAJ5T MIOflOURl VOL. XI,III -NO. 95 Blyttievllle Dally Newi Blytnevtlle Courier Blytb«TlU« Renld UluUalppi Viliej BLYTHBV^LK, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, JU1,Y ir>, HMO SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Profits Probers Hear Testimony Of Key Witness Washington Agent of Erie Basin Concern Tells of Operations WASHINGTON, July 15 (U.P.)—The Swiiilo War Investigating comniiUee wits told lodny that Hup. Andrew J. May, D., Ky., intetvetlei at least six or eight limes' in behalf of ;i "paper empire" miiniLions firm accuset of war profiteering. Joseph F. Freeman, Wash inulon representative oV tlio Krie Basin Metal Products Inc., testified that he hiu asked May lo do some Iron l)le-shootii;g for him "jirol) ably six or eii{ht limos- mayhc move." "Wlicncvcr we reached a P'"i'- where we were having difficulty, he said, "I would call and ask hiu could J sec him." Previous witnesses have tcstific' that May subjected Die War Do pnrtment to "pressure" to things done for Eric Basin n other firms in thc 16-compnn "paper empire" now being jnvcsli gated. Freeman look the stand aHe ihc committee announccc" that WH.S seeking to determine the ''Ic process" by which May could required to testify at a public se.s . sion on his dealings with Ihc com|k initlce. The committee has tinned \ down May's request to testify conditionally. Freeman said his first contact with May came when he called UK' Congressman nnd "asked him if he knew of anybody in Kentucky with lumb'er for sale." Mny. he said, replied tliat lie knew oC « company and also had a "constituent friend" who had a tract of land. • Admits Unusual Heal Thc committee was told previously that May ''had :\ financial interest in the Cumberland, Ky.. Lumber Company, another of thc "paper empire" firms, and that the, .ecui- bino paid it .$48,000 .for Garsson Excused Dr. Henry Oavs.son, key figure ol tlie so-called "paper empire" munitions firms now under congressional scrutiny, leaves the Senate Office liuiiditiK in Washington, after being excused Iron testifying before the Senate Wai invcstlgatini,' Committee. Gnrssoi demanded and was granted ins constitutional right not to Icstif; against himself. <NKA Telephoto. Party Leaders To Meet July 23 Democratic Committee To Select Judges, Clerks for Primaries Mississippi County Democratic Central Committee will meet next, niesduy, July 23, at the court louse here to naoie jndycs and clerks for the primaries of July 30 and An;;. 13. Je.-se Taylor of Blylhcviile, chairman, said there will u._. only hrcc boxes in the county for Uie 'resident Gets Jyrnes Report on teace Outlook Secretary of State Sees Nations Moving Slowly Toward Peace By It. II. .SIIACKFOKI) United Press Stuff Correspondent WASHINGTON, July 15. (UP) — Secretary of State James F. Byrnes, back from his third attempt to write peace treaties for Italy mid jennany's satellites, reported pur- .lal success to President Truman and the nation today utter nearly year of Big Four bickering. Byrnes calls it "some progress" on the difficult road to pence—a contrast to the total failure mid stalemate of the previous two attempts by the Big Pour foreign inln- i:.tcrs lo draft peace treaties. The other two meetings ended In acrimonious accusations. Mr. Truman has reserved us much time as Byrnes wants lor n conference at the White House lodav. Since the President has kept in touch with developments in IViris ijy telephone, Hie two men presumably will begin making plans for the 21-nalian peace conference on July 29. They must agree quickly on delegates to represent the United Stales. Byrnes will deliver his report lo the nation In a radio address tonight at 8 p.m., CST, over the Mutual. Columbia mid American networks. In it he will explain agreements reached in Paris through compromise, nnrt call upon the American people lo support them when he returns lo the pence conference. He probably will concede thru he doesn't like some of the compromises himself—especially the oun on Trieste. But he will point out that Internationalizfilion of ihat Heirens Seeks 'Deal' With Law to Avoid Death Penalty lly KOHEHT T. LOlXillltAN CHICAGO, July 15. (U.P.—William Heiri-ns, 17-.vcnr-«ld student, is trying to make « dwil with the .stuto to conl'oss to the SiiMvme helium kUhwii-munUiv mill two oVhcr murders in cxrliiuiKe for a life soutence instead of ttiu electric chair, the United I're.ss learned todny from absolutely reliable .sources. The admissions have been made orally, I, was learned. These sources sutd they have not yet been put into wilting. Heimis. It was learned, has be come dismayed at Ilic n mount ot evidence piling up ngaltist him in the IX'Kiiau killing and in the "lipstick murder" of ex-WAVK Frances Brown, knifed nnd shot from which Su/.annc WHS taken l»st Jan. 7. Tlicn flngfrpilnts were dlscovfr- rd linking him with the mown killing When lie was confronted wllhf the latter evidence, reliable sources sulrt, he muttered: "That'* mine and the Ross one is, too." Labor Unions Prepare to Wield New Weapon-Buyers' Strikes To Get OPA Controls Restored on Uee. 10, 1915, and in the slay- ini; of Mrs. Josephine lloss, 43, Rt- tractive bnmctte killed June D, )9<f>. The sullen, black-hatred yout.h Is willing lo oiler full confessions In the three slayings and hi the multiple burglaries ohnri;cd nKnlnst him In an effort to B et life and cheat the electric chair. Details of the admissions are .said lo be ImiTowini;. The ncgniin child wns kldnniwd, t;arroleit, and her Ixidy beheaded, dismembered, and hidden in sew- crs near licr home at 5943 Kenmore Avenue. The youth, a University of Chi- CBRO student, first wns connected with the tils fingerprints special I-cdcrnl primary Ail,;, ti, c u y wlu bc a greal exller iment and iincc but one camhdaie will behest for the United Nations nnd that priinnry. Hi !.s,t) mt t h c alternative to the t lint-wns--never nied thnt he had ever profited as much as a cent in his with the combine. Freeman said he-was a director of tile Cumberland Lumber company and could testify that no lum- ber'was delivered. Sen. William F. Knowland. R., Cal., aspect if Freeman considered it a "normal" practice to maKe $48,003 in payments "and not receive any lumber." "Yes. it ivas unusual," replied Freeman, "but tiiose were unusual times." Freeman testitied lhi\l he personally "had nothing to da" with obtaining war contracts, E-awartis or advance payments from the company. Chairman James M Mead. D., N. Y.. then asked Freeman to name any high miliUirj officers that lie contacted In representing the combine. "I had no dealings with what you call the hi^h officials." Freeman replied. "I was the fellow down below. I was to make sure that all facilities were obtained and to solve materials and manpower problems." "Did you ever contact Congressman May?"-Mead asked. "I have," Freeman said. "How often?" "Froliably six or eight times— ninybe more." f Freeman said lie earned from • $25,000 to S10.000 a year during the war as Washington representative of two of thc companies in the Midwest munitions combine. May l>cminil Aiipcarancc Chairman James M. Mead, D., N. Y., said the committee's previous Invitations for May to tcs'i_- fy voluntarily still stood, hut th",l "there will bc no further written informal invitation." Mead said that committee attorneys arc examining "the law as to bringing Congressman May bclorc Ihc committee by legal process." Sen. Hugh D. Mitchell. D, Wash., a member of the committee, suggested special legislation to force May to tell the committee utuU'r oath about his connections with the "paper empire" syndicsile nc- of cused of making enormous war profits. Mead, who has rejected May's offer to testify on his o'.vn terms, again assured that May wouM "bc given a full and fair opportunity to state any and all facts relevant to this tnaticr." But, Mead added: "He will not be permitted to dl- .rcct our proceedings. He will bc j < accorded exactly the same privileges .granted to any other witness." May had requested, among other things, that he have the right to cross-examine witnesses and to use the committee's power of sutfpena to get government records. The committee resumed its inquiry loday with Joseph Freeman, Washington representative O f "p:»per empire" firms, as Hie first witness. He did not claim any immunity en questioning. Scheduled to take, the witness chair today were Allen B. Gclhuan and Joseph T. Weiss, brothers-in- law who put up the original capital with which Dr. Henry M. Garsson nnd his brother. Murrny, developed n letterhead into a 16-company industrial network, voted on •ieprcsentative E. C. Gnthlngs, of West Memphis, who has no opposition. The boxes will be located r.t Blytheville, Osceola and Leach- vitle. Because it is illegal far voters to vote outside their- precinct only residents in these places may votes but this docs not matter as there is no opponent to Represen- t»Uvc Oathlngs and the econom- l^n-.cthod of, the,election is be-' gVkl .nercly to conform to the W it was pointed oiu. The same jmlgcs and clerks will compromise on Trieste, claimed by both Italy and Yugoslavia, probably would be a major clash between tho two countries. Byrnes nnd his senatorial advisers—-Tom Connally, D., Tex., and Arthur H. Yandenberg, R., Mich.— set out from Washington June 13 on their third attempt to write the satellite peace treaties. They returned to Washington yesterday in ransom note, a printed, irregular . piece of paper left in the bedroom ' Some progress toward the ex- clinuxe of 11 confession and a plwi of guilty lo the slnylngs ami the burglaries wa.s understood rellnbly to have Iwen made !n confei't'iice yesterday between .state's und de- Icnsc attorneys. Atlenillng the conference were State's Attorney William J. Tnohy; his ns.sl.st ant wllfocrt K Crowley; nnd Helrcns attorneys. John P. Coghlrind Hiid his brother Malcahy Coghland. -> Aftked after the conference what progress had been made, the prln- cipal« repltetl "No comment." Reliable .soiircrs pointed out that nearly n Kfncriitlon HBO. the lute Claraic* Dnrrow obtained life killing throuijii I sentences for Itlchurd l^n:b und found on the l Nathan SjO<HK)ld by pLcadin^ thccn guilty to Hie muttlntton murder young Iiot>by Franks. ol Byrnes had four major objectives when lie set out for Paris a month ago, thc "score" like this: 1. A peace conference this sum- thc President's personal plane, "Thc Sacred Cow," and were welcomed back by Mr. Truman nt the air- r ., " i port early in the morning. serve for the July 30 and Aug. 13 ! - voting and judges and clerks for thc federal primary Aug. G also will be chosen at next week's meeting. Seek County Offices County candidates having opixi- sitlon are: sheriff and collector, [ weeks from today. Byrnes had Jack Finley Robinson of B'uhe-; threatened to throw disputed Issues ville. and William Bcrryma-.i olj into the United Nations assembly Blytheville; county judge, Gene E Bradley of Ulytheville and l-iolnnd j not called. Grccu of Blytheville; assessor,'. 2. Draft Doyle Henderson of Blytheville and W. W. Watson of Blytheville; slate representative, Miss Aleiic Word of Osceola, H. E. Fisher of Blytheville and John H. King nt Mtlligan Ridge, for one position; W. J. Wunderlich of Blytheville and L. H. Anli-y of Uurdettc, for one position; E. C. Flceinaii Manila nnd Leslie Speck Russians Agree to Release Couple American Soldier and His Wife Held by Reds for 11 Days .BERLIN, July IR. IUI>>— Ma] Gen. Plunk A. Keating, American nillltiiry governor, said tonight thut. lie wa.s gohlR to Russian headquarters Inter In Ihc evening to receive two Americans who have been prisoners of the Soviet for 15 day?. Keating said he had been notified by tile Russians that they WOUIU turn over Warrant Officer Samuel I.. Harrison nn ( | ills wlf of Han ah. Ok In., and Knn Texas, nt Soviet hcadquarlin President Signs Bill for Big Loan To Great Britain Action Follows House Approval of Measure Saturday 219 to 155 WASHINGTON. .Inly 15. IIJPI-- ii-sldi'Ut Trinnun todny sliini"! the $3.7»O.IMX).IKK> British loan 'Mil nnd predicted II would i;o fur lowni'd removing the dniiKrr of "rival nnd economic blocs in (lie world. Cabinet ofllrois, other high \\n-i- cnuneul ntlklals nnd tho ilritlsh atnbas.sndnr gathered In the President's oltlco to watch him plncn his signature on the meiinurc to provide American linanclal assistance in le.storlnit llrltaln's wnr-sluit- tored economy nnd e.xpnud wor.'d trade. Possibly with Russia In mind. Mr Triimnu Kiild llml "no one should Ihlnk Hint this ngrccinc-nl. Iwlwcen the United Slates nnd Gvval Url- tnln is directed mmlnst any other ctiiuitry—It Is not." "The system of (rndii we seek open on I he .same fnlr terms In n'l the United Millions," the President said. lie dcscrfljcd thc lonn us "u major slop In currying out our program far rcvlvhiK und expanding hiU-nv.',- Court here today denied n vck'i'an.s' llonal trndc." nnd expressed conll- bloc a mnudnmus iwlltton which deuce thnl IL would help remove the sought to oust Mayo: Leo McLanRli- danger <>f hi .tile ecoi uil.lc blocs In lln as chiilrnian ot the Oarl.md Inlcrnntlonal trnde. County Democratic Central Com- Nulnlilrs Witness Sinning mitlce. In making the ruling. Judge Witt, oitcd a st«te statute which prevents ftfepj holders from be hit; members -"•*Sc .central, committee,, nnd he (hat the statute wnj'.not" np^ pMcitllc in the cus«. •''-"Ttie Judge -also declared thnt party rules specifically provide t.hns. the committee cnuld RO out.side Mclaughlin Wins In Circuit Court Judge Refuses Writ Sought by Veterans Fighting Machine HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. July 15 • UP)—Jiul(tc Eurl Witt 111 Circuit Studies OPA Bill night. IVo other Americans are';,itill missing after venturing into the Soviet Zone. Keating predicted "sensational dc- j members to select n chairman. The velopmcnls." ttic '"" mer. Agreed upon by the Big Four with the opening session set for two this fall if a peace conference wcs treaties for Italy, Ro- . nature of which of which stands lie declined to ^pccify, when tlie missing Americans nrc returned. He said tile Russians had not ol- ficially acknowledged that they we holding two other American officers. They arc Capt. Harold Corbin of Newark, N. J., nnd LI, Wyatt of Oklahoma City, boarded n trnin for nearby O | rcc Thcy Or.lll- iciiburc July 4 and disappeared. Thc Harrisons have been missing mama, Bulaaria, Hungary and Fin- s i, lcc ,j,,ly |. They left in a jeep land. Sufficient agreement oa thes-: i or „ spol in No ,- th ncrHn to scc was reached lo call thc peace coi,- :l i, O ut thc purchase of a dog. Thcy fcrence. althon B h many tonsil dc-1 wcrc assumed to have wandered tails remain to bc worked out at the conference and at a subsequent Big Four meeting. Major question appears to be whether Italy and of | Yugoslavia will accept Big Pour of; compromises on Trieste and o.i post- Freuchman's Bayou, for one po- ] poneincnt of disposition of Italian colonies. 3. A start on an Austrian treaty which would eliminate flussl.Vs excuse for keeping occupation troops in Austria and the Balka:is. Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. MoVotov vetoed an Immediate .start on this task. 4. Agreement for more cooperation, between the four occupation xones of Germany. Russia vetoed Ihis. but the Big Four made a bin stride on this issue in preliminary discussions on German policy (luring which Molotov, for the first time, laid his cards on t.h> regarding Russia's ideas Ior many's future. silion; state senator, 'J. Lcc Ecnr- dcli of Leachvillc and Jefferson W. Speck of Frenchman's Bayou. Those without opposition are: county court, clerk. Miss Kli/s- beth Blythe; county treasurer, Miss Dela Purtlc; circuit court, clerk, Harvey Moriis, all of Cly- theville. Keck State District Ofticcs District candidates arc: circuit judges of First Division, Second Judicial District, ZaI B. Harrison of Blytheville, unopposed; ;;c<:on.t division, E. G. Ward of piggott, I. M. Greer of Harri.sburg and Charles W. Light of Harri.sburg. State candidates arc: governor, Ben M. Lauey of Camdcu, J. M. Matone of I.onoke, and Virgil Greene of Bl.vlhcville; lieutenant governor. Nathan Gordon of Mor- rillon, Roy Milum of Harrison and K. T. Sutton of Helena; secretary of stale. C. G. Hall of Little Rock, uuopposrd: attorney general. Guy K. Williams of' Utllc Hock, and Sam Rorex; treasurer J. Vance Clayton ot Dcsha Cour.- ty. nud Ernest Dew of Little Rock: auditor, J. Oscar Humphrey Little Rock, R. C. Surridac of Walnut idgc and R. W. of Little Rock; commissioner ol state lands. Claude A. nankin of Murfrcc.sboro, unopposed; associate justice of supreme conn, E. U McHancy of Little Rock, and Edward H. Patterson of Clark'J- villc. accidentally across thc line Into thc forbidden Soviet zone. Former Pastor Of Nazarene Church Dies plaintiffs, headed by Dnvld Whil- :lngloii, sought lo show that the mayor as chalrmnn wns n member of thc committee. Thc hcnrhiR to<lny w»s highlighted by a verbal clnsh between thr: mayor nnd Whlttlnglon. The iiinyor laid, "I wns fully aware of the statute nt the time I was nsked by members of the committee to accept thc chairmanship." He told Whltllngton thnt everyone could bc "assured of H fnlr deal wh(ch lms (nkc|1 |m , L . ,,„ , )()l| , sll|OB from the committee," to which-„, „,,. Atlrlllllc emphasizes |U , m . Whttlngton replied that he coul'l pnr ,, vntl , ,,„„ ,,„,, , mnk ()clm|(> ,,. •only go on what had haiuwncd „ , } . |s|( . p.-i,,,.!,,!,, ( , r tllc dcmocmtic Top cnngrcssionnl lendcr.s ,-if both lull-lies,-Chief Justice Fred M. Vlu- i;on, Si'crelnry of stnl^ J,nm:s r. Ilyrnes, Secretary of Trenstirv John W. Snyder, nnd I-xml fnvercliniKjl, the BHtish ambnn'stidor, were nimmi} the large group of dlgnltnrlcs whr> nltcndcd the ceremony. Mr. Trumnn used 2(i dl'Ierent, pens In aflLxhig hl.s sliuinlut'c ID tin 1 ai^rcGEucnt CIIKJ distributed them to the official gucKlii us memento'* of thc occasion, The House completed couures- slonnl nctlou on the loan Sntuidny passing Ihc bill 219 to l. r >5. After the ceremony Mr. Truman issued this formal statement: "Thc approval hy the Congress of the ilunnclnl ngrccmciit with Urcnt. I3rltnln Is a major slep In mi ryhif,' out our program for reviving antl expanding Inlerniillonnl ti-ade. The wide discussion of the mrasiu'i! Meanwhile Prices Show Signs [ Of Settling Down in Some Cities By United 1'rcss unions pljuiiied walkouts and buyers' strike! day lo proli'st l.h« sUeady rise of prices, > A survey of principal cities across Ihc nation sh| llml prices l'»r basic foods anil other commodities were nmlimiiiiK lo mount. • Memphis, Temi., retail meat and CKlf prices settled down iil'liT mitldii}' sharp rises up to 20 per cent last week. .' The Memphis Retail Grocer* Association rciwrlcd that "people :<cf very price conscious and are/not MiyliiK like they did a few weeks HBO." Although no organized Buyers strikes were indicated, grocers in Ihc Industrial sections reported ninny individual!) refusing to pur- cliiisi! nmrked up items. • •••• ^ At Chicago. Waiter P.' RcuUic'rl president of the powerful CIO United Automobile Workers announced thiil mo union's 800,000 lumbers would quit work tomorrow for one or two hoilrs to protest rising prices. if prlco controls 'tire not rc'n- tilnlcd, Roulhci' predicted, #,lhcro would lio u buyers', strike '"isi'kj'h us Mils country hns never KVW»'ii." He warned Hint If prices are npt curbed tlie UAW Would "begin a fight on the wnuc front." At MJnncnpolls, 10,000 • AFT* truck drivers and 5,000 affiliated union workers planned , a mass "work holiday" protest demonstration for July 31. Union lenders snld only emergency deliveries would,i>e made by union drivers. At sprfnglleld, 111.. President John II. Mi'.rchinndo ot the Independent, Progressive Mine Workers at America, rcpt'csentlin; about 30,000 coal ]iiliii<>'<-: urged all Inbor unions to :iin In demnndfi for "suitable price onlrol." . Consider Nationwide Walkout 'If necessary, labor should call nutlnnwldo strike ngalnat all In- Senator Uoljcrt I 1 '. Wanner of New Yorli. studies thu OPA Kenewnl hill niuwcd l>y Hie Semite eiuly Siiturdny, July 13. Wuuncr will styvo on tjlic SL'nale-Housn oon- ruiuncn eoiV'iilllee lo which the hill will bo'btiil. tNEA TelcphoLo.) House Will Seek Better OPA Bit, Members Promise to Try for Concessions From Senate Opponents in thc past." ' In covirl, Mayor McLnnghlln luid before him the rules passed by the committee, nnd he also cnlfccl Ihc stale secretary of the Oeinocrnttf. Ccntrnl Committee to ask his »<l- vlce. table Gcr- Holland. Mo., Child Dies in Hospital Here Litidn Fay Garrctt, IG-monlh- old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Garrctt of Holland, Mo., died i-es- terday afternoon at Blytlievillc Hospital after having l>een admitted Saturday afternoon. The body was returned to. Holland for funeral services and burinl. Heart Attack Causes Death Of Mrs. Cole Mrs. Maggie Reagan Cole 'was found dead yesterday afternoon "t her home, 705 Clark. •' Deal!, resulted from natural causes, it wns decided, after an investigation conducted by Coroner ;c ol \v. H. Slovall and Police Chid ] ly , William Berryman, and no inquest "" " w-ns held. It was believed thc 67-ycUr-old woman was stricken with a heart attack. She was found by neighbors shortly after 2 o'clock. Her son, J. c. Cole, who returned In April from armed forces service, made his home there. He sntd she apparently was in good'health when he left ihc house 30 minutes before she was found. Horn In Kentucky, she had made her home here 35 years. Funeral services were to bc held this afternoon. 2 o'clock, at Holt Funeral Home by the Rev. Bates Sturdy, pastor of Lake S'.rcel Methodist Church, with burial at The Rev. Eupha D. ncaslcy. formerly pastor of First Church of the Nazarcnc here, died last night In her home in San DICRO, Calif. When In Arkansas in April ior n church conference, the Hc.v. Mrs. Hcasley visited in Blytheville where she was pastor of thc church four years. En route home she slopped i:i Texas to conduct an evangelistic meeting and was stricken III. It was during her pastorate thnl thc local church began plans lor erection of thc recently completed structure. She left lilythcvllle four years ngo to take up evangelistic work but three years ago txjcanic p.istor of thc Fort Smith church, a position she filled until a year ii«o when she resumed cvanyc'liUc •work. Funeral services will bc held Wednesday afternoon at San Diego. Sam B. Wiggins Methodist Minister Dies Tlie Rev. Sam B. Wiggins, paster of tile First Methodist Church In Jonesboro nnd formerly presiding elder of the Jonesboro district died there last, night nftcr stricken suddenly III. Well known among Methodists of Mississippi County, he frequently had visited here when presiding elder with the First nnd Uikc SUm churches included In his district. A number of Blytheville jrlends plan io attend the services, tl of which was undecided nl noon loday. Thc Rev. Mr. Wiggins Buffered slrokc shortly n'tcr delivering i usual Sunday morning service. .system, und 1 believe llml the Ume luul care gh'cn lo the consicleraLioii of the HKrncineiit, sire Insurance! (.hull our a])|)roval rc.sU on [nil nmlor-' sliin<lin£. "Tlic loan serves our Irmiicolnlc nut InnK-ranKe interests by ht:lphn5 o restore \vniUl Irutle. At-tl'.t- snme Imc II. enables Great Hrllahi let co- o]>eintc In creating a pattern -jf inu- ,UJilly beneficial c'coiunnU: rotnMdiis a in on}- the nnllons of the vvnrttt. U ;;oes fai v to remove the dancer of rlvnl nnd nnlnuonl-sLlc ncot^oinlc cs. No one -should think Ihit (his ai-rneincnl, between tlu fjnited States nnd Cireat HHlnii; Is directed against any other connd'y. It l.s not. Tlie .system of Irad-: we seek Is open on the snrnn fmr terms lo nil the United Nations. "WlUle consider;! I ioiis of binad self -intercut tniderlle on] 4 nctinn this dors not mean thnl w? have forgotten the drciinistatices whlrh gave i(.sc to Ilrltnin's present jirob- Tems. It. Is fortiinnle and pi-*uifyi:ig Ihdt thi.s action both serves our own Interests and helps to solvo tin- problems which Hrltnln faci-A us Hi;,- <3i]'ccL conscr|iience of linvlnn devoted her human, spirlluiil .uul nin- tcrlal resources so fully to the orn- mon rjEiU:>c." N. Y. Cotton Ehnwoori Cemetery. She also leaves a brother, Reagan of Memphis. M. May May July Cct. Dec. 34.85 34.60 34.75 34.00 35.00 34.00 35.03 35.23 35.39 34.48 34.43 34.BO 35.00 35.01) 35.0311 34.19 35.33 N. O. Cotton Mar Mnv July Oct. Spots closed nominal at 35.84 up 3J. 35.22 35.40 34.99 35.17 No sales 34.87 35.25 35.10 34.86 35.12 34.C5 34.11 a 5.31 3.". .25 31.4i Child PI ay ing With Pup Falls Against Prongs of Pitchfork VVASHINOTON, July 15. (UI'I — Concrcssloniil leiulers told President Tinumn todny the House would de. foal a move to send the Senate'.) OPA revival bill lo the While House In ll/i present lorin. Mr. Truman wns told the HoVsc? would nprrovo a vesohuUiu to f.v fchc ^ontrovljiTilnl measui'c to fc'onute-Hou.'iC confercnco cotnniit- tee for compromises on some provisions approved by the Senate. Semite Majority Leader Aluen W. Tarklcy. I).. Kf., said nfter the President's nsiia] Monday morning conference wllh the "Mig Four' Dcmccrntlc legislntlve lenders that House Speaker S:nn Rayburn hac ircdlcM.cd House passage of the resolution. Hartley snld hn c.Npcctcd Congress to ndjoiirn between July M nn< ,)uly 'J7. This would give the Sen- and IJonse two weeks at lies to rrsolve dllferences over the extension of OPA nnd give Preside!! Trumun a law 'which lie consider, acceptable. Ilarklcy also raised a oirestird about Mr. 'IVuman's Informal re marks yesterday in which llv Pi'csldent was (|iiotc<l that tiie OP/ legislation wa.s "In leri'lble sliajiir. Harkley exprcasod beltet tbnt reporters did not. hear nil of Mr. I Trmnnn's remarks about CPA wlicu I they overheard his informal cjn- I vcisallon nt Nallonnl Airport yesterday wllh Sons. Tom Connally. I)., Tex.- and Arthur Vandcnlvrg. R.. Mich. CIO tihloas planned to meet omorrow to discuss p!ans (or n siaie-wide buyers' strike, •: •-...' .. ' CIO unions (it Phllndelphla plnn- icd n mars demonstrntlori at _thr) City Hnil aitri continued picketing ilorcs allegedly engnscd in prlcn Cnttlo juices ngnin set. an nll- Ime high nt Chlcngo. One load of choice 1,200 pound steers -sold nt per hundredweight— $1.15 above the previous higi! paid inst week. At 12 principal livestock mnrkcAs, cattle receipts had dropped to 12,400 from 77,301 n week ago. Hojrs numbered ns.OOO todny, compared with 103,003 last Monday.- Mcnnwhllc, thc Bureau of Labor t'tatistlcs disclosed that prices of :'.» basic coinincdltle.s had risen 22.'; )cr cent since tlie lifting of price controls, and President Truman tied he would veto the Senate's OI'A rcvlvnl bill if presented to him In its present form. The BL3 said thiil 'the index for the 28 commodities had Jumped 4-t.O points in two weeks from ^03.7 lo 2H.(j. Prices generally appeared U> bc leveling off at new higher rfltrs set since tile expiration of the OPA. Rcuthcr said that UAW members including 300,000 in the De- frolt nrcn alone, would map plans for appeals lo Mr. Truman and Congress for „ strong OPA. Her lung twice punctured by pitchfork prongs. 12-year-old Paul.i Jean Ashby is thc victim of an accident resulting from play. She and her baby bird dog. Yo-Vo, were having a wonderful time Saturday afternoon playing at the Promised Land community farm home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. F. Ashby. Paul Jean would slide off thc hay load and the small dog would follow, rolling over and over. But thi! hay also v;ould slide off the Irnck and so Paula Jean picked up n pitch fork and threw hay higher and higher tor ai\ extra big slide. Dropping the farm tool. £he climbed lo the top of thc hay. the pet at her heels. Tlie slide was wonderful but, as Paula Jean slid onlo Hie ground, her back struck the upturned l>ltcl folk, She was able to stumble to thc house nearby, Yo-Yo running nlons ahead of her, barking the alarm. Removed to Blytheville Hospll.il. an examination disclosed two prims.; had penetrated the lilng but her condition today wns described satisfactory. And because Paula Jean can't have any company, Yo-Yo hiis liceu kept at home, but won't go near the hay load. In another room in the same hospital another child is recovering from injuries caused by th sharp point of an ice pick. Saturday Betty Jo Robinson, 12-month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Robinson, Holland, Mo,, fell as j-he toddled about a room In her horn and stabbed the ice pick In '.ic skle. Her condition wns repot toil as iaUstactory. Negro Burned To Death on Armorel Farm Trapnrd " hlte n'lempMnu; l.o si some furniture from his flamin, house Saturday afternoon, an Ar- norcl Net;rc>, Charlie Gr^.y, wns burned to death. He and his 16-year-old sou were In the house trying to remove Inr- nltinc when part of the buililiin! in and trapped thc 57-y.?ar- old farmer. "I tried to pet him out." sobbed his son, who barely escaped death himself, "but I Just couldn.l." The body was charred beyond rcropnt- tton when removed from the building. His wife and another child were not at home. It is believed the fire started from Temperatures Here Lowest Over Arkansas Hlythevlllc with a maximum !om- perature of 87 degrees yesleiduy wa.s the coolest spot In Die stale, according lo reports lo tho United Stales Weather Bureau In Ll'.tle Rock, and it also was thc coolest this mnruhig with a minimum of Gf>, two degrees lower than Gilbert in the Cteirks, and ISrlnV.ley. Dardancllc had a high of 93 yesterday and Fayclteville, Newport, Pine HlufT. Bntesville and. several other cities had readings of Do or higher. Some of these hoi spots wcrc due to cct relief today. Firemen Answer Alarms To Two Minor Fires Firemen answered two alarms since Saturday but neither fire caused much damage. A truck, owned by Herman Maycs, became Ignited yesterday morning. 11:30 o'clock, at the corner of Ash and First streets, because o( a short In tli<rmotor. A high-burning kerosene fftme of a cook stove this defective wiring or sponlanrous morning caused the kitchen of the combustion. The building was own- C. W. Knlpple home to be filled ed by Taft MctzRer, for whom the with ».-*okq when Mrs. Knlppla re- Ne^rb farmed. I turned from n telephone nonver- Fupcral services were Hold yrs-1 sattoii. She called the fire dcyart- tcvday afternoon. •' ,. meat. State College Urges Early Registrations Students from Mississippi County planning to attend Arkansas State College. Jonesboro, this Fall, should make reservations for rooms immc 1 -' dlalely, It was announced here to- day'by Larry Wimp, formerly mcm.i ber of the BlythcvlHe High School facility and now a member of Arkansas State faculty. Mr. Wimp is establishing a temporary office at the Phillips Motor Co. lo confer with young men anti women interested in attending th)5 Northeast Arkansas college. He will he here Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. No.v courses to be offered Include a four-year program for those planning to become directors o.l physical education, which will be an expansion ol a Eormer coursn and there will bc additional instructors in agriculture and engineering, it has been announced b> the new president, Dr. William J Edcns. ..,.,. All rooms have been taken foi the summer session, enrollment 01 which reached a new all.time high There are 35 trailers almost read} for occupancy and more are beltiE sought for students- use, along witr additional apartments for rnarrle: students' use this Fall and Winter Weather ARKANSASr-Partly cloud;' to day, tonight »nd Tuesday, Se»t tercd thunder showert In r»st portion Tuesday afternoon.

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