The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 22, 1946 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 22, 1946
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THB DOMINANT NEWflPAPKR CUT HJORTHZAflT ARICANIlia »Mr> •/-.T-IM-UVAD'T ..Toa^nor DOMINANT NEW8PAPKB OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND MISSOURI Blythevllle Dally New* BlylbevUle courier Blythevllle Herald Mississippi Valley O, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, JULY 22. l!)l(i Land Mine Blast Kills at Least 50 In Jerusalem Merchant Pays Fine And Repents for Haying Whipped Customer, 6 Jewish Resistance Movement Blamed for Palestine Disorders JKKUSAUCM, July 22. (UP)—'['he Jewish resistance SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS MEMPHIS. Tcmi., July 22. (UP) —It cosl Grocer Mnrvln Moore $30.10 lo spank a customer's stx- year-old cliikl. The youngster was sent to (lie store to buy a box of salt costing five cents. Arriving at (lie store, he asked for aspirin inslead. Moore said he tried to explain Dial he was short another nickel and became exasperated when the youngster kepi asking lilm questions. Ho said he picked the boy up and spanked him. In court, Moore told General movement today blow ti| W af°" S Ju " yc 13llro " tlKlt he sorry; that he shouldn't have given the youngster H spunking. Tlic mother, who pressed the charges, agreed, saying I hat the British Army lie;uU| i" Kinjr Duviiid Hotel in the .worst jtlUck of Palestine's troubled era, killing an esti-jj^, S , l11e ° 1ul<l " im ' lcft "'<•' !> > )ank - niateil 50 persons including Home important officials. An official announcement said that :io persons were known dead I and 20 inoi'e were missing and prc- [ Mimed dead. I The exact number of wounded , was not yet iiscertained but it. was I estimated in the neighborhood of I 150 persons, some 40 of them seriously wounded. The British military clamped FII iron-clad curfew on Jerusalem and immediately threw a guard around tho hcadiimuiers of the Jewish Agency which recently had been evacuated with relaxation of the Crippled boys and giris, U9 of strict measures taken durui;; the them who gathered here Friday. Jewish roundup. I were hopeful today that something iHxchniiKc TcieRrapu in London (might be clone to make their bodies said British army intelligence oftl- normal so they might, run and cer.s estimated the bomb had the jump like other children. They came irom Poinsett. CraH;- head. Greene and Mississippi comities—many of them accompanied by a parent and others by public, health personnel—and here the sponsoring groups, assisted by volunteer workers, did what tliey could to make them comfortable as checking o f patients went on and Clinic Conducted For 69 Cripples Doctors Hold Hopes For Improving Conditions of Many cllcct of a 500-pounder. (The saboteurs disguised a:; Arabs walked directly into the hotel after driving up in a truck. Th-sy were challenged in the corridor by a British major whom they >hut and wounded, the Veport said. ^ (They planted their bomb v/ith :• ^ one and one-half minute fine burn- itig, acconling to this report.) UiKlcrKrouiid Forces Hlamed The Jewish uiiderBronnd on. The aition, Hagana. was blamed lor tnc c j lnu ' ch or blast and police immediately took strelluou s clinic, held at (he Firs', the Nay.arene. was a one, not only for the crippled patients, t-ut also for Uic. workcrs. their hearts torn by Llic afflicted children whose eyes portrayed their hope for improvement. But when the last report had been checked Snulrclay. it showed numerous cases which can be benefitted and the work of improving the cripples will go on, following this case-finding and recheck into custody two Jewish yom,:is end a young .Jewish girl as suspects. The King David Holel looked as though it had been hit by an earthquake when this correspondent entered Ihc lobby a few minutes after Ihe explosion. An immediate curfew was ordered until further notice. The explosion was believed cans-1 clinic, an annual event. ctl by a bomb or bombs planted by _Chnrch Turned into Hospital the Hagana Jewish secret underground organization as u coUtitcr- -tt-roke to the BriUsh ; 'miHt<-,.V'K\i:u^- up of Jews In Palestine. Army and government officials were buried in debris when the explosion went oil with a shattering roar which smashed a whole wing of the hotel and wrecked a nearuy YMCA building. May Will Testily 'A! Early Date' Accused Congressman However, Declines To Appear Tomorrow WASHINGTON. July '22. (UP) — Chairman Andrew' J. May. D., Ky., cf the House Military Adairs Committee, announced today he w r oitld not appear before the Mead committee tomorrow but said he wns willing to testify "at an early rale." May hart been sitbpocanecl to appear bclnre Hie committee tomorrow. Ho.vever. ebcausc of his con- stitutionul immunity, he could not have been forced to appear as long a.s Congress \\as in session. May in a statement said that, he could not appear before the committee tomorrow "due to press of constant legislative duties, particularly those in relation to the atomic energy control bill." However, he added, "There is no disposition on my part to unduly delay my appearance pursuant to the committee's subpcna." May ad<ied that arrangcmccils for his appearance "arc now under discussion." "Due lo press of constant legislative duties, particularly those in relation lo the atomic energy control bill. I will not be able to appear before the committee on Tuesday, though there is no disposiW.m on my part, to unduly delay my appc.irrmrc pursuant, lo the committee's subpoena and I feel I. will be able to make this appearance at an early dale." The committee, pressing an inquiry into profits of a Midwest munitions combine, sulipenaeci Ifiay to take the witness chair lomor- rc .v. The committee, anticipating thiH May woidd decide not. to testify now, tentatively scheduled Ma). 4 <;cn. Alrien II. Wailt. head of "'he I Anny's Chemical Wnrtare Service, ' to appear at the hearing tomorrow. Income tnx reports of persons involved in the present, investigation may be checked by the committee- it was reported. I'rcsldcnt Truman already lias agreed to permit Ihc examination, and committee sources indicated belief that the growing mass of evidence justified prosecutions. Tho munitions syndicate, headed by Henry and Murray Garsson. embraces 16 companies which received S78.COCr.000 In \var contracts. May himself testified at an earlier Fccrct session of the committee that he never made a penny (rom his dealings with tho Garssons. The church had been transformed into a temporary hospital with blr facilities available for checking, done by leading state public health workers. Several specialists came from the Little Rock office of th c crippled Children's Division, State Dcpar.- inent of Public Welfare, to conduct the clinic with arrangements made and follow up work clone by the local county health department. th c county welfare and the child welfare unit. Dr. John T. Gray was orthopedic surgeon; Dr. irvin SpUubcrg. peci- utrician; Miss Mary E. Smith, orthopedic nurse; Miss Post, physiotherapist with Miss Margaret Vaughn, director ot public health nursing jn Arkansas, also in charge. Also here from Little Rock were Miss Marian V. Smith, medical sc- cial worker, and lirad 'Walker, representative of the Slate Vocational Rehabilitation Division. Mississippi County Health Department workers who assisted were Mrs. Annabel nil and Mrs. Clara Ambrose; Mississippi County Welfare Department workers who also helped were Mrs. Marvin Crlt- icndcn and Mrs. Harriet Sullivan; from th c Child Welfare Department were Miss Polly Wilson ana Mrs. Don Edwards. Cooperating volunteer agencies were the Arkansas Association for the Crippled and County Council of Home Demonstration Club. Volunteers Assist Volunteer workers, who helpcu the physicians and nurses and did what they could to make thc patients comfortable, included Mis. Irma Bunch, Mrs. C.G. Redman. Mrs. J. G. Barnes, Mrs. Charles Penn, Mrs. W. S. Johnson. Mrs. Toby Long, Mrs. W. L Green. Mrs. Ed Cook. Miss Cora Lee Colcman. county hom c demonstration agent, was ii'- charge of the lunch served by Mrs. R. Van Hoosicr, Mrs. B. A. Bug?. Mrs. Buford Young and Mrs. Henri Duliot. Thc Yarbro and Dogwood Home Demonstration club were in charge of refreshments. Volunteer nurses who also assisted in that work were Mrs. Sam Owens, Mrs. Jim Craflon. Mrs. Jnc Kamby. Mrs. Luey B. Miller of Osccola, Miss Clara Thrmcy o' Marion and Mrs. Lillian Tri:e Paragould. Others who assisted Included the Rev. P. w. Nash and Oscar Aicx- iitder. of the First Church of I'r.e Nazarene, and T. D. Wilkins »- ora. who brought milk lor :ill the patients and workers. Liberals Set Up New Government Following Coup Students Spearhead Revolt in Bolivia; President Assassinated 'A PAS'., llolivln. July 22. (UP) — A regime or Liberals, workers and students today established a provisional government after a bloody four-day revolution In which an estimated 200 persons were killed Including President Giialbcrlo VII- larrocl who was shot, hurled from balcony u nrt iii s unttcred body strung up on a lamp post. Estimates of wounded ranged a.i high as 520. La Pa/. w'as quiet- today umlrr the strong control of (h c youlhlul revolutionary group which proclaimed Ms Democratic aspirations :>n<l announced general elections would be called UK soon as possible. Many bodies of those killed in the bloody street lighting still lay in the streets and plazas where they foil. 'I wiss believed the provinces would support it le Mcw government although fighting between peasants and the constabulary was reported at Ctnnbrc. Newspapers, which have not. appeared lor four days, Were due ;o be issued today. Tlic newspaper; Ultima Mora and La Rawm which haft been seized by the f;ovcnimcn% were to be returned formally lo their proprietors. Fur the first, time In the history of recent Bolivian revolutions no censorship was established for foreign correspondents. A sniiili edition of La Razon was hastily issued, declaring: "Once more the students have reconquered for the Bolivian [ico- ;ilc their widest liberties." Students Spearhead Kcvolt Another headline said: "The tyranny and massacre women and children has been stamped out by the heroic people of La Paz." 'Hie success of (be revolution was attributed to tlic fact thai troops on whom Villarrocl relied stood aside when the anger of the people became evident alter the slaying of n group of university students Thursday. It was the second time in recent history thai Bolivian students have spcnrhcaded Q revolution, the other occasion be • ing in 1030. 'I was not believed that a:iy militarists would return to power in Bolivia. Bolovian exiles in Lima who had taken refug c from the Villarroe! regime expressed belief thai Iho new government would mark a democratic era for Bolivia and might include the leftiest revolutionary party whose leader. Dr. Jose Antonio Ara;, long had been opposed to Villarroel. These quarters emphasized" the fact that the revolution was accomplished u-ilhoul (lie participation 0 [ any old-line politicians or representatives of the powerful Bolivian mining interests. Hug for Rep. May Committee's OPA Compromise Slated to Get Quick Approval House, Senate, Barkley Says :(eprescn(alivr Andrew J. May, Uciiaiciat tram Kentucky, chalrmiin ot the lieuse Mililarv Atfair.i Committee, left, receives a big hug Irom Mrs. Muriel (laissmi Herman, a daughter of Murray c.msMm. while Ciiirsson's second wife Kits at Miij's left. Caisson, now reported In Cuba, is one ot two brothers who headed several Illinois war material firms now liemj; invc. 1 lii;utcd by the .Senate InvcMlcallii}; commllliT headed by Senator Jamc.s Mead, Democrat from New York. iCopyrl|;hl, law, by New York Daily News from NKA Telcpholo.) Firms Shift Locations Big New Building Will Replace Store Destroyed by Fire MANILA, Ark.. July 22.—Manila's business nctivll ics i cM.-odilr. a J'hcch.- erboard with local mcrclianU "moving" positions along the three- block long main street, rcpalrlv.s: buildings and otherwise scttinc sec for an expecled bumper hurvrs:. It. all stalled three weeks .Hid when McKinnon'is suflercd a Sot-Mo loss IhroiiRh fire. Mr. McKir- non purhascd (he building occupied by Charley Newcomb's Gale ncl Lane shoe shop adjacent ro '.he McKlnnon Furniture store and :oi'c it down. He plans to build. ;> lurgcr store with 'a 70 foot Iron. ta»c on main. Mr. Ncnvomh moved liLs cquiu- mcnt lo the "Good Luck" ':ale U. and .Mi-. Lime purch:isru the building containing tlic Jills Cafe, manaei'd by Mr. Yules. ,vlio mivcd his cafe to the Stuart llui!(i- ng at the rear of W. K. Green ami Son Firestone store. Mr. MeKin- m>n, in the mcanlirne. lias temporary qunrlers located in the Sc':tt Housewives Aid In War on Prices Congressman Says Refusal to Buy is Showing Results. Legislative Big Four Urges j Truman to Accept Price Bill WASHINGTON, July 22. (UP)—Somite Democratic Lender Albcn \V. Hnrkloy, K.v., todny predicted rapid Con- Kri>ssioi,al approval of ft compromise, hill that will revive OPA I'm- » yenr mid restore runt ceiliiiKS. Hi' Hindi! (lit! i>iv<llfU(iM in announcing that a majority nl Ilu- Snmle-Hoiisi! conferees had .signed the agreement readied Saturday i:ij,'lil on I he price control legislation. . HnHiU-y wiiid he had every reason lo believe both the Hospital, Hurt in Fall. ' ' nl!1 ' 1 ' :inl1 llu; !1()llHe w(llll(l "PPt'ovo tlie legislation without Cooler Marshal Wounds Man Resisting Arrest Taxicab Driver, Who Brought Victim to (lly Hulled I'rcss) 'llic nation's housewives wer. praised today for helpinc to kcci prices down, as the nation ruterw its fourth week without, price con trols. Hci>. Krinices i>. uollon <«., o.. .said that by refusing to pay sk; hi|:h prices. American women were helping to force prices down. "Now we are KcllhiK reports thai, prices of butter, ]K>nllry anil steers arc dropping after first skyrocketing with the end of OPA," she said. ••That's a tribute lo th e American V>ousQwir c und her refusal to p;>c,' exorbitant prices." Itulications were thai, the OPA would be revived this week as President Tinman was reported lo have .slgnilicd lie would sign "with reluctance" tlic compromise hill iu;re eel upon by Senate and House conferees. The new hill, which must be ap- I>rovc<l by br>th houses, would restore price and rent controls lor Grocery Warehouse. C. B. Chilldress, former merchant, of Manila, has purch-.r^i | poultry, dairy products" and "."."rains Ihe building containing the Jollllf unlil Aug. 20. A special Ihrcc'-'nau I Orocci'v Store. Mr. Jolliff J, ' - • " . another year but would postpone, replacement of ceilings on meats. Railroads Ask Rate Increase Hearing Opens Before Arkansas Regulatory Body LITTLE ROCK, Ark. July 22. IUP>—The Arkansas Public Service. Commission today opened H hearing on an application of 33 steam railroads operating In Ihe slate for n raise in freight rates. The lines seek an increase on in- { j trastatc traffic equal t o thc r.ix j JfjC per cent increase granted as ot Jtdy * M< J« ' on inlcrstale hauling by thc In- ed in the Bud Rose Pool Hiioin owned by J. II. L»ml> where' hc will operate his grocery store and Mr. Childre.s.s plans to re-enter ihc grocery business. 'I he Masonic Lodge lias purelias- ed a lot on North Main wnerc members plan to erect a lodsc hall, starting in two weeks. Howard Funeral Home is leas- ins tlic ground floor and will move In as soon as the building Is im- ished. H. L. King who owns me building where the Funeral Homo is now locrated lias made no clotl- nile plans but hc said he probably would open a Feed and Seed store.. Peoples Drug store, under I.IIB management, ot Mrs. Ila/cl non. is being remodeled . Olne.r firms here that arc painting ami remodeling arc the New Thca'ic. Ira Harris Barber Shop; Uuukin Pool Hall, Lilly Dobbs Cafe. N. Y. Stocks 1 terstate Commerce Commission. Coinciding with today's hearing in Little nock, thc federal body was meeting in Chicago to consider the nation's railroads' request for an overall 25 per cent raise In rates. Arkansas Commission Chairman c. G. Wine said his group planned no action on the higher raise pending developments at the ICc meeting. The six- per cent raise granted by Iho ICC last month represented an increase given In 1942 and reminded during war years. A similar order in Arkansas, diffci'iu;; from the federal order In that It exceptcd bricks, soybeans, cosl. cot_ tonsecd and petroleum products from Ihe higher rates, also \va s ro- winded. Now thc Arkansas railroads are requesting that thc commission include those products In I he ne-,v order. In opening testimony by L. Ku- pene Wettling, of the Chlcaeo sin- Uslical bureau for the Western lines, the railroads altcniptcd to Kill determine if price creases on the exempted items arc enough to warrant renewing ccil- ng.s. Meanwhile, buyers 1 strikes and demonstrations in a number or elites had resulted In slight l>r:o: decreases, but elsewhere bayi-olis appeared to have had little Or no clfccl. i; CIO cosl-of-livim; coiinnll- ecommended consumers' boycotts in a statement to all CIO unions. The CIO asked ramiltcs of members lo resist exceedingly hlgli prices on nil types of purchases, ran;;im; from "over glamorized cosmetics" to rents. Tvvo residents of Cooler. Mo., ere In Hlylhevillc hospitals Inlay recovering from Injnrlru MII- ercd Saturday niiiht. One man. :irndy Hill, ;r/. suflcm! a bullet .vonnd when he was reported lo uive resisted arrest, by Clly Marshal Kay Jours of Cooler, on a •barge oi drunkenness. The oilier vlellm of a separate, but Indhcrlly rclalal accident In Cli'ortii! I'aly, M, Cooler taxlenb driver, who broilnht. Hill to Ihc ISIyllievillc llospllal I'aly, uiier hrhinhu; Hill to Ihe hospital Irll Die piidcnl'.s room to Miiokc a dciirrtlr, and stepped out of a door at the end or the ball without rcall/,Ui|. Unit |»> was on the sec'ind I loot of Ihe hosplial. He unfastened a sciecn i door Iciullni; lo n fire escape, und | fell about is feel to a drlvcwny,' At Walls Hospital, where I'nly was given Irealmonl after his Inl'l, Mrs. I'nly said hc suffered three .spinal fractures and Is to be placed in a cast as soon as his condition permits. Hill. Ihe victim of a bvillel from the officer'!; i;un. suffered .stomach Injuries and all opr.rnUonwas performed In tlu; hospital (o remove the build. Ills condition today was ri'iKirtccl to be sllghlly improved. Wll nesses to the shooting In Cooler stld thai thc officer's act appeared to have been Justified. Marshal .lone.'i accomimnlcd Hill to tin: llospllal here. He wns reported .1.0 have fired a .single shot after trying to quint Hill, a truck driver, who WJLS sidd to have been drinking, and resist |l arrest. When the officer told the truck driver lie would have to place him under arrest on a drunkenness charge, by-slanders said HIM struck Officer Jones with his fists. During Ihe alleiciillon several men nllempled lo nssist. the officer but Hill struck wildly again and again. It was said. Officer Jones then pulled his gun and fired. He said he was attempting lo shoot, low, so as j | »nl. lo seriously Injure 71)11. but Iliat he was flghlinir so It wns Impossible lo direct his nlm for a Mesh wound in tho lei;, ns lie hoped. Hill Is married and ha.s several cliilcUen U'lity. II \VMH i'.x]iwli'(l 1 — prnlmlily Issues Subpena tlic House would vote on it following an enrllcr White House' ' conference of the Congressional HlK Four wllh President Truman, liarkley expressed hope that the President would sign the bill, Harkley>scd that President •Truman was having the legislation analysed to see If ho could Klun It as a satisfactory mensure lo prevent runaway inflation. President Tinman—according to- the lj|g i-'our nnd White House 1'rcs.s Secretary Charles G. Rb'ss^ Milt has not indicated whether lie would sign or vclo the compromise bill which wns agreed, upon after five days of study by the conference committee. Sets Up Powerful Board Under Ihe bill, the OPA ad- mlnlstralor would be authorized to put price controls back on meat, dairy products, wheat and other ! commodities Aug. 20, unless n. ' new three-man 'decontrol board .decides njinlnst It. Signers of thc conference . committee report Included Sen. Robert- Tafl, R,, o., who was one of the leaders In thc Senate light "to" nniciid the legislnllo'ii to .curb CPA's price-fixing powers. -. Only three of tho H conferees refused lo sign the report. They' were sen. Eugene I>. Millikln. H...' Colo,, and Reps. Jesse R Wolcott, H., Mich., and Frederick c. Smith, R., o. ' Accompanying Barkley to the While House conference were Sen- President Kenneth.' McKellnr, ate To Head Party In California SACRAMENTO, Calif.. July 2'J. IUI"!—James Uooscvell, oldest and most politically active of the Lit'.' President's four sons, today ;i;;- simir.d leaclcrshiji of thc Caiforaia Democratic Party. A Southern California Democratic caucus yesterday cnilot.vcl Riosrvcll as Male chairman of the Democratic Contra] O'liiii.i'l"' by n 200 lo 107 vote. His opponrn'. was Thomas Scully, party treasurer for the par.t Iwo years. Under a rotation 'system, ''re Southern California branch of 'lie party is entitled !o sHr:'! tho chairman. Therefore, Rnosevell'.i endorsement was lanlamount lo Iiis election by thc fnlirc comnnt- tce and his election luler u;u' conceded. ' Adriatic Coast Storm Kills 33 Pleasure Craft Hit- As Winds Howl Along Resort Areas Businessmen In Leachville Form C. of C. Jnincs Mend, Democrat from New York, duiliman of the i Senate coninilllcu Invc.sti- ! war profiteering, sl^ns the suhpcnn orclrrlnjj the appearance of Rep. Ami row ,1. May, Democrat, from Kentucky, before Iho com- milUxr for questioning. (NEA Tclc- photo). Interest Lags In State Primary Democrats to Register Choices July 30 in Three-Way Contests. A T & T 193 American Tobacco 02,3-1 Anaclnda Copper 46 Bethlehem Steel 103 1-4. Chryr.lcr 113 1-8 Coca Cola 174 General Electric 461-8 General Motors 681-8 Montgomery Waard 741-8 N Y Central 23 5-3 Int Harvester 93 1-4 North Am Aviation 123-4 Republic Steel 361-2 Radio .. 14 1-3 fiacony Vacuum 17 3-4 Studebaker 32 5-8 Standard of N J 77 3-8 show thai operating expenses—clue l° wage nnd material Increases — have gon c up some 40 to 50 lier cent while business has fallen off 48 per cent. Wettling testified that the heavy I'.ilume o: war traffic enabled railroads to break even during tn? war. but he estimated that nln.' Class One roads In the state Mco a $57.000,000 deficit, unless rats raises are granted. Weather ARKANSAS—Partly c'.OUdy day, tonight and Tuesday. to- Ambossador to Italy Appointed by Truman WASHINGTON. July 2:?. ilil"-- Prcsidcnt Truman today nominrited James C. Dunn, assistant swrc'ary of stale for political affairs. l r > be thc new U. r,. ambassador lo 1'n'y. Dunn Is now in Paris in r"ii:wc- ticn with Ihe recent merlins; of the Big Four foreign ministers an.i the forthcoming 218-natton p-vice conference. He will fuccecrt Alexander C. Kirk as envoy to Italy Dunn has been with the >ta tc department since the time of .'or- mcr Secretary of SUle Cornell Hull. «_ ROMK. July 22. (UP)—At least 33 persons were dead and scores were misMni} today In a cyclone which howled down on the Adriatic coaslal resort area around Rlnitnl, hitting a peak vclorily estimated at 150 milrs an hour. 'Hie. victims mostly were holiday celebrants crowding the s< ashore alone (lie Mrcleh in wlnrh lie Ihc rii'forts of Rimini. Hiccione, Cat- lolica. and Ccxenalico A calm sea was dolled with swimmers nnd sailing craft, when the cyclone hit late yesterday, Small boats \vpro tipper) over, and huge swells engulfed swimmers. At Cc.wnalico. the four-ton sail- up boat. Consolata. carrying IS persons, turned lurlle a few hundred yards from shore and all aboard were drowned. At Cattollca. a sailboat with 15 aboard was smashed on tho beach. An 11-year-old Rirl was dracgcd under but all others aboard were saved. At Pesaro" seven louri::ts in a lislunp, smack were drowned when it tipped ovor. Kevon bathers were drowned at Tonic Lasoscuro. l,cai'hv!lle now has a Chamber of Commerce. This name lias bceti adoplcd bv n croup nf biislne.s:; leaders, following two meelintis ami charier members will be accept"il until Friday ninht when another ineclinK will be held at the community house there. Thc uroup plans lo meet lwie n monthly at the community house willl line of IheM- meelins;;; In be a parly nr some such type of social cnlorlalninciif. Deflnllr plans for civic Improvement and development, of the lown of I.enchville. 2(i miles wcsl of IJly- ' jthevllln. are beliiK made with much I enthusiasm shown iimoiiK Ihn mem- i hers already enrolled, it was pointed out. Membership fee in the open group is £fi. First projects brinu considered arc lluhtiir; of (he !.oflb.i!l field and certain street Immtivi-inont'i. it v/iis announced Imtiiy by Tom Giith- rie, president. Oll'iccrs and cllrcctois of (lie new croup represent many kinds of biiF:i- net.scs at Ijcnchvillc. They arc: Mr. Gnthrle, president, rtrw: store owner and operator: Van Hewitt, vice president, nif.rhinist: Atherton Hielt. secretary, insurance af*cnl: Fi'ed P. Alexander, treasurer, bank cashier. Directors are: C. U Smith, retired merchant, farmer and property owner: O. If. Hieginbotham. attorney, narape owner and farnicr: J. I,re Beardcn, slato icpreser.- tative. Rinncr and fanner: W, J.I. Crttsc, Cotton Helt railroad ageal.. The (l!y United 1'rcss) state's cleanest and slowest n., Tcnn., House Siicaker Sam Rayburn, D., Texas, and House Democratic Leader John W Mc- Cormnck, Mass 'Hie Congressional leaders felt that the Senate-House conference had worked out n workable antl- InMatlon program. They hoped Mr. Truman would sl(!n the compromise measure—If nnd when the Senate and House approve it—on nil "it's this or nothing basis." Tf President Truman should veto Ihc bill, tho Congressional leaders hnd virtually no hope that any otliur price legislation could- be passed nt this session. Thc new bill would give far- reaching iwwers to the decontrol board, to be appointed by tho Pienldcnl nnd confirmed by thc Senale. Thc board, acting independently of OPA, could order lifting of pripe ceilings on both manufactured and agricultural goods. The Secretary of Agriculture, too, ts given broad powers over pricing of farm commodities. He would ccrllfy cacti agricoltural item (teemed In adequate supply and over which ceilings could IK set. N. Y. Cotton March .. May July .... Oct Doc open ... 3540 .. 3512 .. 3435 ., 3540 .. 3551 high 3575 3554 3495 3587 3592 low 3500 3413 3104 3510 3511 close 3552 3422 3455 3117 3583 Funeral Rites Conducted For Mrs. J. L. Hildrcth Funeral services were held this afternoon at the Lost Cnnc church tor Mrs .limcth Hitdreth, wife of ,1. L. Hlldrelh. who died Friday at' Blyllievillc Hospital. She was 36. , Following services at the church Manila, burial was made at Klmv.ood Cemetery near wlth.Cobb Funeral Home In charge. ' pcinicid campaign of recent year:; cntrri'd Its last week today willi the |i:st siale and district primary rlec'Jun set for July 30—one \vec/. I rom tomorrow. The tirlnrj, light U|) lo this time, is expected lo pick up this week with Ciov. Hen Laney schcJuIlns three speeches. One of them wtll be u ,'ilafewulc broadcast. Kx-lxmokc County Judge J. M. Malone 13 cotit Inning his arduous schedule of one or more public appearances dally. fancy spoke at thc Hamburg Chamber or Commerce today. He will participate in thc dedication of a library at Monetle. Friday. Ills staTf wide broadcast will originate in Lilllc Itrck Thursday nUilH. Majonc retaimrd his campaign at Tt xai k:nia tonight after resting last ur.'k iuif!cr doctor;; orders. Malone also has announce;! plsns lo speak nt a rally in Camdsn— L:inc>''s hometown—but hc has noL ;:,el the dale. In U-.c two other state races ;\p- 'pcarinr; on Tuesday's ballot. tt\e only aclivily ap[>ears in the lieutenant governor's contest. .Senator Roy Milmn of Harrison, who has visited 72 of Arkansas' 75 counties, will visit the remaining three lliis week. Nathan Gordon of Morrilton will campaign In South Arkansas during the week, mile has been heard from Ihc third candidate in thc race, K. T. Sntton ot Helena. The three candidates in the race (or state auditor. Incumbent J. Oscar Humphrey. R. C. Sivrriclgc of Walnut Klrige and K. W. T.vcr or Little Rock, appear content to let voters make up their mind without benefit of ballyhoo. Kill's Major Provisions Listed Other major provisions of the bill would: 1. Extend OPA until June 30, 1047. 2. Re-eslablish Federal rent control 3. Authorize Industries to petition thc decontrol board for revision or removal of their ceilings. The board would conduct hearings on the petitions and make recommendations to the price administrator. 4. Drastically curtail the government subsidy program, will most payments ending not latei • han April 1, 19«. 5. Permit no ceiling prices or manufactured goods lower thai the average prevailing In 1040 plus Increased production cost; since then. However, n discretion ary clause would permit the OP/> to decline to raise prices if thi maximum price of a prrxhic equaled ils average current cos ulus a reasonable profit. 6. Ban price regulations on eggs tobacco and poultry unless louni short supply by the Sccretar of Agriculture or decontrol board 7. Ban ceilings on petroleum un less tho decontrol board find them necessary^ N. O. Cotton March ... May July .... Get Dec 3530 3506 3425 3550 3540 3579 3558 3491 •3585 3590 3500 3413 3423 3501 3553 3423 3483 3574 3530 Memphis Woman Hurt In Highway Accident Mrs. Edward Parker. 67, of. Mem phis, was Injured Saturday riigh when her car skidded off Hlghw» 61 near Stecle, Mo., 12 miles- nortl of BlythevUle. ' She received injuries to the tints and right arm when the car Ov«r turned »fter a wheel struck ,» ry and then the wet shoulder durln a rain. Her son, Edward Parket, a Mem phis cotton company employe,, an a man companion escaped Injurta Mrs. Parker is at Wall* Hosptti where her condition todty ww re ported satisfactory. .: ,, ''

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