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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TBX DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NOHTHKABT Anriu... ...^ _ VOL. XLIV--NO. 67 Blythevllle Da 115 Newt Blythevllle Courier Blvlhevllle Hertld Mississippi Valley Protest Strike Plotters Warned By Congressman Committee Chairman Says Tougher Bill Might Bc Enacted •WASHINGTON, Jutlc 10. <UP) A leading House Republican declared today thai congress might pass "even tougher" labor controls if unions stage a strike In protest against the Tafl-Hartloy labor bill. i Chairman Fred A. Hartley, n., •N. J., of the House Labor Committee, co-sponsor of the present legislation, said Congres would be "lierfcclly willing lo stay in session this Hummer" to merit such an ciKcruency. Many congressmen, ne sain, feel the. Republican compromise labor bill now on President Truman's desk is loo lenient. NEW8I-APEH OF NORTHEAST ARKANBAB AND BOUTHEABT MISSOURI HM'TnKVlU.K. ARKANSAS, TUKSDAY, JUNK 10, HM7 Bus Franchise Matter Before City's Aldermen Ciinntlns of ii new bus line franchise Js slalcrt as lh t . chief topic for discussion at the monthly meeting of the city Council nt 7:30 tonight in City Hall. Mayor fill. Jackson said today. The present franchise, granted Jan. 1, 1038, expires Deo. 31. Beauty Pageant To Be on June 18 Jaycccs Select Date And Arrange Sponsors For 50 Contestants The 1847 "Miss Dlylhcville" beauty pageant will be held at 7::iO p.m. June 18 In the High School Stadium, it was decided al u meeting •Hartley cited the fact, lhal more ot thc contcs t committee of the Jun- tban MO strike notices have been ior Chamber of Commerce, spon month as evi- sors, lasl liled i» the past d«nce that labor leaders are con- slrtpring a general strike. Notinpti loo Iho walkouts of coal miners in Ponnsvlvania during the past two na £', " iU ' t ' Cy Saitl: , • , I The e is very obviously an or-. on "^ ,,n.e's?T, ° "'I Pr p S "-' C ' on Congicss and on the Prcsi-j Harllcy rnilerat,rt his belief that! ic bill will become law, even if' r. Truman vetoes it. I other congressional develop- night in the Jaycce club rooms. Tills year's contest will feature a three-hour beauty pageant and revue wilh Colic Slolly. and" his orchestra furnishing the music. II was also decided last night to stead o fstressing talent as was formerly planned. , Fifty busino.'s linns have agreed to sponsor entrants in Ihe "Miss Blylhevillc" contest aud the new feature added this year, thc "Miss Junior Blytheville" competition. Mrs. Gilbert Hammock, in ch.vRe of obtaining entrants, issued a call for more contc.stanls and staled she could be contacted to arrarre entries by calling 2760. Kntrums may also register by mailini; the entry blank printed in today's edition of the Courier News, she ooinr- ed out. Entry rules for the "Miss nivlhc- villc contest state that contestant! ITotisinc Plan Rejected Housing — The House Executive Expenditures Committee voted 11 to 3 against President Truman's proposal to consolidate housing aKoncics. In disanproTing Ihn measure. tlv committee objected thai it would make a permanent housing agency out. of a num- lier of governmental units some of which arc temporary. -Resignation— Secretary Marshall disclosed thai Assistant. Secretary, of State John H. Hilldrimr lor on-' musl bc unmarried and between cnpied areas has submitted his the ages of 18 aud 28. Entrants resignation because he. has to spend must bo-between the af;e.s of thine tno much of his own money on and six to qualify for the "i\ll':s his H>. Marshall told a Senate an-1 Junior Blytheviltc" contest, nroprialions subcommittee, that dip-| Winner of the "Miss Bli'thevillc" lomals have lo nut out a lot of. contest this year will succeed Miss mono-' for entertainment. j Rebecca McCall. the ID'IG winnei Opinions — Secretary of Navy, who was later chosen "MLss Ark- 'Wmnc-j Porrestel yaid any Navv of- ansas" and won second place In L : ic fleer could toll Congress "without! "Miss America" competition anv tear" what he think.! about Atlantic City. unification of the. armed service-;. | The state beauty pageant to dc- Test.inirT.,ab—The Navv^told Con-' termine "Miss Arkansas" will be . , ( -l- •. ',.. -,. T > s •*. .V .-* j-.~ r-_h el d. at Helena, June 25-1G. ptory at Trenton. N. J.. for loslimT •' . . .__ Jot aircraft engines in the hope' of | 'catching im with other eoun-, tries, p-sir Adiu. Alfred M. Pride to^l^ Housn Armed Services Sub- ' committee that Greet. -Britain was Iwo years ahead of the United Stales in iet enrine development! ?nd that Russia IIPS been gcttins Gorman dale on the new power planls. Vole fraud —The JusMne Dcnarf.- roenf snid it cave the PTif different Inslrurtions in two MidWcst vol.-; fraud inninries because of the vary- Inc circumstances of the two oases. Pen. .mines p. Kem. R.. Mo., had rliargcd that while the department made a through investigation ot tTemnrralic complaints about an eTeetion hi Wyamiottc County. Kan, II "whitewashed" an alleged Democratic fraud in neighboring Jackson Countv. Mo. Kem has called 'or a full Senate probe or Ihc justice drinrtmeiifs conduct of the Invest icalloii in Jackson County — President Truman's political bailiwick. Potato Deal Slill Hot Potatoes — Chairman Aliens) H 'Anderson of thc House Food Investigating subcommittee dcniand- rfd lo.know who in the Agrltulturn ^Jepartmcnt ordered tho- wholesale destruction of government-owned potatoes last vear. The Minncsn'a Republican said he hoped lo rin.1 out from S. H. Smith, chief of i.he devilment's fruit and vegetable brands who Is to testify before the .subcommittee. Andersen said he wanted to find out why thc potatoes were not made available to poor pc-ipto in this country or shipped lo hunger areas overseas. Education _ Two Republican senators predicted the Senate would approve at this session a bill providing $300.000,000 a year In federal funds for slate education. Sens. Irving M. Ivcs of New York and George n Aikc-n of Vermont, members of tho Senate Welfare Com- mltlce. said committee approval was assured, and that there WHS a good chance of a Senate okav. However, Chairman Taft of thc Senate GOP policy Committee, who Is one of the authors of the bill, raid the policy group Is not certain whether the bill will make the deadline for senate action this Judges Asked About Missouri Elections SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS •>t i fi»ii<l jui\ nivi •nary e|.:i'iion. Left to right: judge Alb-; A. Hldge;. Judge Joi.n c. Collel; and Judge Albert L. u ..-eves'. of < siiliconiinlilee in Wnslimtdou alleged frauds In Hie 1013 Missouri pn- Enialor .'amcs 'p. Kem, Republican from Missouri' (NKA TcJephofo.) Floods Endanger Farms in Illinois Death Toll in Iowa Less Than Expected, Official Survey Shows •Hundreds of families fled Ihc lowlands iilone the Mississippi Soulh of Qiiinuy, m.. today where the rising river pounded a "crilicallv weak." GO-mile-lone, levee protect- in!! 110.COO acres of rich Illinois farmland. Slate Police worked frantically U. evacuate families and livestock from the daiiKer area while army encineers kept up a ceaseless patrol, sandbagging Ihe. weakening levee. A spokesman for Ihe U. S. Army Engineers siid Ihe levee was "critically weak." it,.was built to withstand a rending of 24 feel at the Soviets Issue Secrecy Decree To Protect Nations Security MOSCOW. June 10. (U.I'.)-A cablncl decree design,-! to bulwark Soviet security loday put, on Ihc secret list Information craicei-nhig ihc armed forces, rciculific inventions, nalural resources, foreign trade and :orcign rclalions. | x Penalties up to 20 years Imprisonment were provided Ior dlvuMm. fny informalion on the new seqVet list or for passing documents ,'m,-' ainlng such information. ! «. House Group Favors End of Sugar Control WASHINGTON. June 10. (UP) — The House 'Banking Committee today approved a bill lo rnd immediately the allocallon and rationing of sugar for household use. Thc measure, introduced by Reo. Ralph -A. Gamble, II.. N. Y.. would nol affect price control of sugar. A similar bill to end suRnr rationing a', once is beinp considered by a Senate Banking Subcommittee. Chairman Jesse P. Wolcott snid the 'House bill was approved "overwhelmingly but uot unanimously" by the committee. The Michigan Republican said he hoped to have thc Ilou:ic consider the measure within the next two or three days. Rationing an,| allocation of simar for industrial use is not affectc I by the measure. TJnder existine law, both industrial and household siiKiir rationing are continued until Oct. 31. but. Secretary of 'Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson may end it sooner if he sees fit. He also ha.-, authority i.o maintain inventory controls on ;Ul- gar until March 31. !!M8. The House bill, if enacted, thus would leave only sugar for industrial consumption under rationing ami price controls unlii Oct. 31. Meanwhile it was learned Ihr.t Ihe United Stales has been i:ran;ed a new allocation of sugar out of the world pool sufficicr,! to pive housewives at. least five pounds extra after Aug. 1. Hannibal Dam South of Qumr.v mid the water already had reached thai level Ihe spokesman said. Even if Ihc Inven held, there was danger Ihc water would spill over tlie top. inuhdntlim the lowlands. A total of 60,000 acres'of lush farmlands in Iowa, Missouri aud Illinois nlrcarly have, been inundated and n^re than 3,000 fam- liesides military information, tlie cabinet, decreed that, honie- foilh the following would be considered slule secrete: 1. Discoveries. Inventions, technical improvements, and experimental works in all spheres of science mid industry "unli! Ihel,- final completion and pubiiraliun Js pcrmitlcd." 2. Thu Mule of currency nr.d fluids, and informal Ian i;n ! tlle current balance and operative financial plans'of (he (J. S. H. R 3. Plans or proposed plans c'uu- ccrnint! the impnrl or cxpori of "various goods" ami the sine of the export slocks -jf these gooiis which were not itcmlxi-d. 4. Mineral deposits and ilic production of "colored and rare metals." 5. "Information -.vhlcn concerns .,-,.,...,. „ .., vuv .„. negotiations, relations i.nd ngi-c- ilic s hav.- been made homeless by, nlcnts of lh c , u. S. H. R. wllii tlie floods in the last three days.'foreign states, and eiiu.illy with Thc Red Cross listed the number' othrr niciisui'c.s in the r-phcivs of of homcles.'i families at 2.0CO m foreign policy aud forolRii trade Io\va an,| Nebraska, where the Mis-1 which are not contained in clll- Kissipoi's tributaries pvcrflowcd: 6CO clally published infornialrjn in Missouri nud'more than 300 in year. Wilson Home Damaged ' By Fire in Oscco/o A fire, believed t o have stalled from burnim; trash, destroyed an outhouse and garage and did slight, damage lo the home of Jack \W- son fjji Highway 40 In Osceola,-at noofj^cs'icrday. According to John E. Lillicrapt, fire chief in Osceola, -(he blaze iiad already engulfed thc outhouse and garage and had ignited the bnck porch and kitchen of the Wilson home before the fire department reached the scene, He staled that approximately four feet separated the (.'fli-age; from the house and a stronj Sonlli wind had fanned thc blaze Household furnishings bc'longing to the mother of Mrs. Wilson, which were stored in Die out building, were destroyed. i U P ) found Jury Convicts German-Corn Gerhart Eisler WASHINGTON. Jun c in. —A Federal Jury today Gerhart Eisler. German-born communist, guilty of contempt of Congress. It deliberated only five minutes. He faces a possible maximum penally of cue year in pri.iuu and $1.000 fine. Eisler, who has been railed lt<c brains of prewar Cotnmiinir.v undercover activities in this country. refused to l>e sworn ns a v.-ilne.'.s before the House UnAmerican Activities Committee last Feb. c. Northern Illinois. The death . toll from the floori-i in the Midwest was reduced to 14 after officials al ottumwa. la.. Ihi hardest nil town, revised the estimate of Iho number dead downward from 15 lo eight. The new penalties up to M years were for careless slip*, and lot lor deliberate spying or I reach- cry. They varied, depending on whether the person involved was civilian, military or s't:ilc em- ploye, and on the typo of information. Merchants Seek Full Co-operation On Holiday Plans The practice of closing Wednesday afternoons will be carried nn Tor one more week by BlytJi-ivitlc retail merchnnls in an effort lo achieve complete co-cpsralioii of ill business firms, it wa;i dcciilid nt a meeting of the Rclnil M<r- chanls Association in City H.iil last night. Of the nearly 50 nnrotiam.-i rt- lendiug the meeting. or> per ce.'il voted to give Die Wcd.irstl'iy dosing hours another \vcc-f:; !.rial. President Murray Smr.rt said today. It is the hope of these merchants lhal during '.his week otnrr retailers now opposed to the plan will "fall in line," Mr. Smart saiv New Hungarian Leader Pledges Co-Operation With Soviet Union Marshall Asks Congress for Adequate Fund Dinnyes Plans To Take Over Larger Banks 259 Horses Sell For $167,035 At Auction Here Final tabulation 3f saks al Die registered walking horse auction iicld Friday and Saturday al the Smith Sales Barn hero siit.-v.Td Inn I n total of $167.035 w.-is paic: for :«3 horses. C. G. Smith, -.vh", conducted the sale, announced today. This figure topped tlic S70.0M mark ol last October's sale. Mr Smith stated that he could not recall whether this year's lizure lopped that of last Jim,: or ml but Hint he believed last June's flyiire was approximately SMO.OOi). More than 300 hoi'sco were offered for sale during trio two days but only 250 were sold. Sever;,; of the owners refused to sell at the price bid on the horses, Mr. Smith pointed out. Senate Okays Appointments By President WASHINGTON, -111112 10. fUPl — The Senate today cor.finr.ed lhc nomination.-; of Un-lglil Grlswold to head the -5:100.000,000 U. H. aid program in Greece and Kich.ird F. Allen to administer Uin 3350 000.003 post-UNIUiA relief prom-iii-i in Europe. Tlie .Senate also confirmed the nomination of Norman Armour to bc mi assistant secretary of slat,' He will bciid up thc State Department's four key geographical divisions— Europe, the Near Hast, the Far East mid South America. Tlic .Senate passed on the nominations out of thc regular order of brsir.css on the rcciwsl of Scn:i Pn-sidcnt Arlhur H. Vundnibsr^ Also confirmed were the nominations of Emmet O'Neal, former representative from K,:n:ucky. lo be U. S. ambassador to l!ie Phillpplni! Republic, and MonieU n. n.i: is to be a member of Hie Ecoiinmic Commission for Asia and Hi" " East. Earlier the .Senate Frrcigii I bilious ccmnnitlce unai-unously approved lhc five appointments. Jaycees Install NewClubOfficers Jimmic Edwards Takes Helm as President Succeeding James Roy Ofllcers nud directors to hem tlie lilylhcvllle Junior Chamber or Commerce during tin; coining; yeai took office last nlghl at an In- niiBuntl dinner-dance nt lliu Hotel Noble, Jlnuulc Edwards look over president and Sanford Shullou was installed as vice president. Larry Kneas as secretary, and Jack Owens its treasurer. Iiislallcd as directors were Han- tor ( i Doone. Holand Bishop. Erwin Jones. BUI Young, hagronnc Whittle, csllu Harrison, James Guard and Tim Estes. The new officers and directors were Installed ami presented cer- tlficnlr., of election by Prank Walton of Stuttgart, a vice president of the Arkansas Junior Chamber of Commerce. Honorary memlicrahip certificates were awarded lo L, II. Autry, superintendent of Burdctle School, and Harry w. Ha I lies, publisher ot the Courier News, by out-going .secretary Jennings Halley. Preceding rellmiuishlng of the gavel to the new president, retiring president James Roy presented a report, of Jaycce activities find projects during; 'the gmst year. Other outgoing officers wore Jlmmle Sanders, vice president., and Tim Rstes, treasurer. Iicrniml Graham served as loastmastcr al the banquet, which was followed by an informal dance. The Jaycce Clec Club presented two choral numbers during ihc bamiuct. nl', June 10. UM'.i.- 'remler i.aliis r.lnnycs IniUy ;m- noiuu'ed thill Ihe IhuiKiirliin i;o\ r - rnuient would nallo:n!'-/e ilie :oiinlr.v's lar^e banks, hut siild Ills le.w ealiluel favored firlv,no own- .-rslilp of properly and wouid we!.' fori'ltin loans im iL'ii!ioii;ii>l L > Icriil--;. ir.v.'i addressed (lie llu^iirl.m Niitlonal 'Assejnbly for the first line iilnni In- .succeed Ml l-'eiene. Nauy ut I he outset ')f lhc political Tho new i;ovci nmenl was pledii- (I I" the closest, cooiienillon flrsl "t all with fiiissla. Dlunye.s had le the same 1 coiiuiiitmi<nt. m u .Sntui'dny pre.s.s eonferenec Inr fo'-- eii;n rorre.sp:)iidc-nls. a;|ioln^ his winds Ihen, he lold lhc Assciulily: We want (he closest rollubniii- ll'in vi-llh our nelglilMruii; i-oun- liles, with Ihe United liur.ra, wltti Circa! liiilnln, and first whh lln .S:ivlcl Union, which ;ms utlc^ln its frlendslnp wllli frleadly i;is lures lownrd us." niiinye.s said the <;O,'I.TIII.|!>I would mnltitiiln Ilim^nryV, M,\' c-rciRnty "nud build 11. u;> furllii-r. lie ilenled Mint (here" h>:d b-.Ti u cfillp III Illln;;uiy, ,:b.sarvirlit Hull iilmcjil all mnnbers ol Iho former caliinel. Mill were In niflc.-. Turnlin; to tlie \lle((''d con- i-.plrney which led up lt> ihn erlsl:.-. Dlnnyes suld evidence, prndui'ed lit a mu:us (rhn ol army e.inspivii-.ins Involved Nutty and Jlelln V:iri;u, former spenkcrr of the ]luii|:aiia-i AiKcmbly. Tile evidence wu-j iint strmiK enough lo prove tliu eases iiKiilnsl them, however, ho .s.ilil. When lleln Koviirs coiifivised, ji>i- lilicullm; Niiny. the iiremier vviis usked lo rrluni irom S'.vll/erhniil where he was on vacation, |>ul refused, Dinnyes told ta c Asscm- .hly. "People cmiiiot be Judged 110- cordhii; to what piirty they be- lonu lo," ho Interjected. Diiinycii told the^Assembly liinl uiKler tin- • new 'g'6'i'criiiniYnr.s pro- giiim lin-ge fortunes would he lax- ctl heavily. lie .said the transfer of persons of c;eriniin r.rlqln from Uungiiry would be rcMimed, wilh most of Ihi'iii liL-iiiK sent In the Soviet -/.ono of Germany .since "the AmerlCiin /.one has been closed." Ilii.vslau occupation iiuHiuilties liisl nlytil rejecled ;v i.iilnl u. S. rci| for Ihe original copy tho Kovacs confession. President's Visit In Canada Begins Reception Planned By Premier King in Ottawa Late Today N. Y. Cotton YORK. Junc 10. (UP) — Cotton closed firm. open high low close Mar 2R98 2007 2396 2151 May 2348 2853 284-2 2345 July 3551 3570 35(2 35ti7 Oct 3070 3387 3C55 3036 Dec 2358 2930 2345 2377 Spots closed at 37.SB; up 15. Retention of Installment Buying Controls Urged •WASHINGTON. June 10. (UP) — Chairman -Marriucr S. Ecclcs of the Federal Reserve Board today asked Congress Ior legislative authority to keep controls on Installment buying. But lie said he has rccommemt- i ed to President Truman thai the controls be dropped if such au, thorilv is not forthcoming. The out| look is that Congress will not p , such regulatory authority, so the I controls presumably will be nban- I doued. N. Y. Stocks Final Stock I'ricc-i A T fi T Amcr Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth steel Chrysler COCJL .Cola Gen Electric Ocn Motors Montgomery Ward . N Y Central Int Harvester North Am Aviation Republic Steel .. . Radio Socony Vacuum Studebakcr Standard of N J Texas Corp Packard U S steel ..'.'.'.'. lr>!> !>-> 1-2 •i3 7-8 111 BO 7-B '1 1- 7 ii- IS 18 711 .161 I S I-B V, 1-1 4-H Club Film Starring Missco Member Gets Initial Screening Judge Hears Motions in Civil Lawsuits "Where The Road Turns Rislil" a 4-H Club movie in wliicn Gerald Cassidy. of Huffman, was awarded a leading role, hart Its premier showing here at the county Agent's office last night. The 45-minute feature was filmed In Bloom ing ton. III., and starrer! 4-H Club leadership and achievement contest winners from five .states. Young Cassidy was named co-rhampion of Arkansas last year an,| was chosen from hundreds of other champions lo play a oart in the movie. Filmed by the Sears-Roebuck Foundation of Chicago, the picture told of the carlv days of Hie 4-H Club and the efforts made by several men and women to get the farm youth orsanfzUions started in various communities. It toM of David and Mary Allison aud their son Bob. the role played by Cassidy, nncl the work that they did toward' forming u small community ol club in the Spring vale. 'A tribute to 4-H Club leaoer.s. tlic film showed I" contrast I tie year of 1927. when 4-H Clubs weie done toward improving rom-' a Slla2 ° <lr °t- First, judgment, for les over the twenty-year per-1 lhl ' P'nl'Xiff. was entered Jan. 30, first- being organized In Hits conn- j " sl try and the work that (lie clubs; isr tia - --- i .on. Even though Cassidy received n major role in Ihe picture, lie was shown In but three or four scenes. A small Ixiy". whose name was uot on the list, of cast members, ulayoci thc part of Bob Allison as a youngster. Mrst starling in 4-H wuri: and Gerald plnycil the pan of tho grown Dob Allison, symbol ot the modern 4-F[ Club member. County A?ent Keith Bilbrey. who received the film yesterday, slated that the film would be shown to the public hut the dale hus nfit been tct. Tlie civil division of the Cliirha- r.nwbii District of Ihc Mississippi County circuit Court in session hero recessed at noon today after na tlil s morning arguments Involving a suit brought by Cluillc I-'lreiniin against Vcrnon Bolliugcr over a debt. Court rn-eonvenecl »l I o'clock lu other action this morning, .a Full appealled from Municipal Court. In which 11. C. Campbell serks to rcijover a $'.«<> broker'! commission IJ-oni Mrs. T- A. Crock- elt mid oilier:*, was continued for Hit' lorni on motion ot Ihe plaintiff. Yesterday iiftmioon, two r-ulb were disposed of a'oa motions for dismissal In two others were overruled. Action was dlsmis'."d in IJie suit for ejectment brought by T. 1,. l-;>wls acainsl Addl< fl. iloucbins and n non-Mill Wan entered by tlic plaintiff in Jhe case :>l Joe W. and •I. I,, f ;alllti versus Raymond H. Mc- Anniilly. Motions for dlMiih;:il were overruled in the cases of Joe Illco versus A. C. Huddleston. aixt ollievs: and Cecil Thurman the St. lyiuis-aan Francises Railroad Co. Diiiini; the morniniT session yiw- torday. one case was ilispnscd of and judumeuls %vcrc revive;! in two others. JiHlcmrnt was enlei'od by consent ;>I defendant for posscvslo:) ot properly In a suit brought by n. n. IriKi-aiii against Ed. 11. Co.ik for le- eovcry of office property and $35 in rent. Revived judgment wa i granted in of Allen a^.iins; Moul- Ingrani seeking payment of Ily MKKKIMAN SMITH Dnlleil I'ress White Hous, Rrpnrtfr Aboard President Truniiin's Kpo- clal Train In Cnniidn, June 10. <UI>> — President Truman entered Cami da lorlny, pausing briefly at the. Biuiill border town of Rouses Point, N. Y., enroute to Otlnwa. the Canadian i-iiplto), for R three-dny stale, vlsll. The Presldenl was greeted nt Ihe border by I,nul B St. Liiurenl. CLiniv- dlan Mcrelary or slate for external n Ifnlm, and nay Athertoti, u. tf, iitubn.ssiidor to Ottawa, They boarded his special triilu for tlie. rest of uii! trip to Ottawa, i The presidential siwclnl reached Houses Point nt nun n.m. lii'j slop lasted only long enough for the exlra memlKrs of the iiarty to board the train iinrt for the equip, menl to bc serviced alter tlie overnight run from Washington anil up the Hudson valley of New York State. The American chief executive on ils arrival In Ottawa ul 3::tO p.m., vlll lie welcomed by Viscount Alexander, the governor general of unadi\, and Premier W. I ciwlo King. Mr. Tinman, accompanied by Im vile and daughter and member-, ul ils slnlf. loft Washington last nlghl >y n siicclal 11-car train. A largo •ompleiuctit of secret service agents', eporters anil photogruphers nlso was with him. Itejjorls from Canada placed far :norc than ceremonial Importance on the president's visit. Canadian iourccs predicted tlmt Canada's rol» n feeding Imjioverlshcd nnH>na would be one of the innln topics of conversntlon Ijctwcct! Mr. Triinian and King. 'Ilie Canndian govcrnmen^vlso wa.i presented ns desirous of (i hike in the price of gold to help ihc Cu-- luuliaii gold mhilnt; Industry aud to Improve the dollar position ot not only Canada, but the entire United Kingdom. But American Pic- vermucnt officials doubted t.h»t tho United States would do anything alwul It — because of Iho probable Inflationary results. The President, meantime, d"!or- i'cd until after his three-day visit . In Ottawa action on Iwo of tins most controversial bllla passed by the Republican-controlled Congress —tho tax reduction hill, nml the measure placing a number of nofl curbs on organized labor. Both hills were officially In the president's ixisscsslou. He h,n throURh next Monday to acl on the tax bill, mid through .lime 20 to act on the labor bill. Evidently, he planned to wait until Ilic last oftlelal mlnulc lo announce his decision on the $1,000.000,000 tax cut. WASHINGTON, June 10. (UP|~ Secretary of stn'te aeorgi C. Mnr- nhall snid today that the Communist coup In Hungary and other recent events make U lmp°rativj for the Eilats Dcimrtmont to strengthen its' diplomatic forces Instead ol whlt- UltiK Iliem down. , He asked Congrewi al tblk "tril- U-al lime" In restore ?55,Z07,3*'K eul by the Hnu.-u- from (he .department's funds (or the starting July I. . . Thc restoration sought \«ould in- cludL- $34,201,200 for the • department's Information arid cultural program. Including Ihe "Voice of America" |>roadcasts. Murslinll told a Senate appropriations MiucoinmiUai that this program, which ho conceded niny not liuvc boon Administered too well In Hie iinsl. Is "cssenlia).". / Marshall said some operations of the department perhaps nr-2 Incffl-. dent niul need stiensihenlns. Hut. he mided. "we've got .1. remarkably lino organl/ntlon aud.ll'i feomg to be u lot 'finer If we get i little public confidence." : - • President Truman' hail asked • $37!),r,,17,«S3 for the department In fiscal llllg. • Tho House aiiprovod 4210,123,058 a cut of J00,40a.5fi5. l:i seeking res-' lornliuii of all but aboir. fS.OOOOOO ; ,, Mac "' lhis ' Mll|1 shnU »sked Congress not lo hiindleup the dcpartmMit fat thiii particular and crStIci.1 time in'' meeting responsibilities,of va^t iiii-. portiinee to this country—and to the world, for that matter " • He snid restoration of (55,207;- 3UB of the-.cut was Imjwiatlvj "II" (he dc|iaiiment Is to.currj'"oUt effectively Us i esi»nslbllltles for tlic: conduct of tlic foreign relations of this government." •:'-'_• .•••'. The House, meanwhile; nerircrt n vote on u bill to give the department specific authority to conduct tile IntonnKtlon'program. Lack of fuel, authority was reason advanced In tho House for ellmlnnHau funds (or Iho program. ' '•-'• "" Revived judgment -il?o was ciaul- ed in (he case of H. P. Weils versus I,. A. Robertson and Russell Barhnm. The suit, filed U'c. 1, 1913, was to enforce a landlord's Hen. Weather School Site Fund Receives $943 in New Donations Afler a two-day let-up, conlribu- lions arc again l>cbiB reported lo drive headquarters for Ilic school fund campaign seeking $50.000 with which to purchase a new lilRh rchool site and today the total stood at $27,41520. Two contributions of $100 and over were received. Tliey were $350 frotn the Blytheville Water Co. uiut S100 form Simmons Tin Shop. Additional cloimlions reported today include the following: C. ri. Hcilman. SflO; F'HU! I). Pos- Inr. 50; Horace Walnolc, 7S; A. 11. Wetenkamp. 5580; u. S. Branson, 60. Farris J. McCalla, 25. Graham Sndbury. 33; O. S. Crowell, IP; P. W. Whllncr. 10; Joe F-r- ciison, 35; H. C. Campbell, IB; Anonymous. 5. Jesse M. While $35; Bernard Allen. $15. Harrv Wedman $12.60, H. F.. Brncey $10. Taylor Laytou $10. ^fellie and Minnie's Beauty Shop $10. Mercury Climbs Within 1 Degree Of High for 1946 Continuing Its climb, th^ mercury here ngaiu set n iww record hlch temperature for the year with the recording yesterday of a high of 97 degrees, according IQ Robert E. Blaylcck, official wcaih- cr observer. This Is one degree higher than the previous seasonal high, recorded Sunday. II tvas cooler today. The high for 1946 was 08 dcgrt-js. Fire Damages Auto ARKANSAS—Partly clourty with scattered thunriershowers in Northwest portion today anrl tonight and Fire caused by a short circuit in East and south portions Weil- In a battery cable d.uiwjo,! front nesday. Not nesdiiy and tonight. (liilte so warm Wedin Northwest scat upholsters' hi n car beloiiRlns portion to Harry Kisllcr at 1919 West : I Main yesterday afternoon. T Proposes New Playground Sites Permission Obtained From Owners for Two" Recreation Areas ^" The June meeting of tlic board of directors of tlie Blyih'evllle YMCA was held In thc Y rooms last night with AMn Huffman, Jr., president of the bniird, presiding Chairmen of the various comhiit- tecs gave reports oh work done by their committees. J. W A3ams chairman of Ihn program committee, reported that pcrmlssign Ind been secured for the Y to U', Uo additional sites as playgrounds He also reported tentative,pUns tor the dinner to celebrate COIHI anniversary of the oj»i the YMCA In Blytheville. .Members of the board d thc possibility of expanding "Y" program to Include additional areas where there are at present no recreational facilities. Attendance reports presented by J. I'. Carroll, secretary of thc Bly- lhevillc YMCA, showed a total of S7M contacts during May. These figures Included participation in soltlrall leagues, men's dirt ball leagues, clubs for boys and girls and use of' game room facilities. The financial report for the »irst five months of 1947, which was presented to the group by Mr. Carroll, showed that a lotal of S7.- 775.GG had been received toward the. budget of $11,500 for the current year. Of this figure, $350.18 v.ns received during May, Mr. Oar- roll said. The report showed that the total expenditures for the first live months of this year were W.186.12, wilh $131,62 spent during May. Payloll Arrives For Guardsmen Of Company M Company M of thc Arkansas National Guard will observe payday at 8 p.m tomorrow at the ar- < mory to pay members of the company for their services'during the first quarter of 1947, Capt, Robert Rccder, commanding officer, announced today. , The payroll totals approxlm«tely $1200, he said, and 30 men are named on the list. The present strength of the company now stands at 36 men and two officers, Capt. Reetjer safel. More enlistments In Company M arc stil being sought, he pointed cut. A company clerk is especlarty needed, he added. ".,'".'.•'.' ^ Tlie summer encampment of thc Arkansas Nation*! Ou»rd.."wlll be held In Little Rock the' Hrrt two weeks In August and Company M will attend, CapU. Retdtr »W.

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