The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 20, 1947 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XI,IV—NO. 75 niythevllle Dallj New* Blythevllle Herald BlythevlUe Omrter Mississippi V»llcy TH« DOUINANT NKWai'APFJl OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI l';, ARKANSAS, 1''IUI)AY, JUN !•: 20, I MY SINGLE COPIKS FIVE CENTS HOUSE OVERRIDES VETO OF LABOR BILL Youth is Killed; Three Men Hurt On S. Highway 61 Officers Report Auto Failed to Stop Before Entering Thoroughfare Mississippi County n<ld?d Death No. 8, to its traffic faULily .score for 1941 yeslenluy afti'rmoii v/iuni uu ll-ycnr~olci farm youth was killed and three men were iaturocl in an auto collision I wo miles South of Ijlyfhevillc on Highway GI. The dead: Kdisim l>Lw«y HuRlies, s(c|i-s,on of Walter \ViUi:uns. farmer res hi- i"fi just KusL of lllytlicvillc, hL L - twvcn hcri: mill Clear I»tUe. The injured: Warren (i, Il;irnb4i of IU. 2, <,"lc;ir L;ik<', driver of iinc'citr mil hroUi- er-in-Iaiv of the tlp;ul ynutli. Konald M. Mead of Ciirulhi'rs- villc, Mo., driver of tin* other <-;ir. galenic Wilson of Houston, Tex. Services for young Huuhc:> will be JicJiJ at 2 p.m. tomorrow from the Gt%> Funeral Home clKipi.'l wii h the Rev. P. IT. Jernvjan, nnslov of the Calvary Baptist Cnurch here, officiating. Burin 1 will bo in Uog- wooil Ridge Cemetery. In addition to his sU'p-fnlhCi', the yontli is survived by !ii:; mother, Mrs. Ida Williams; Mime sihteis, Mrs. Warren G. Rainbo, wife of I lip injured man, lylrs. Fr mi;e> Money, and Miss Viola Hughes; and three; half-hrothcrs, Earl, C.ul anil Klby Williium. ' The three injured men were brought to Walls Hospital . where two remained this morning. Mr. Wilson, who was least seriously injured, was treated and dismissed. Conditions of (he oihc-r t'.vo men were; reported this moriin./aii "vei y good." The extent of injuries received by them has not teen determined definitely, pc»uJinj.f fLullKT X-ray reports, hospital attendant:, said. Serious Weevil Damage Feared In Some Areas MEMPHIS, Tom)., June 20. ITJP) —The Niitionnl Colto-i Council today uiTjod fanners to take early counter action acain:,' Ixill weevils which huvo appeared In "il:mi>i>ioils'' numbers in several coi!u:i-producing states. Tho council said South Carolina faced the most serious weevil throat with more ol" tlje pesls in that slate than in any year since 1039. Uiriji! numbers ol boll weevil ha-:i appeared in Mississippi, and Mv.'vi! infcsla- l.ion also was reported in Alahama, Georgia and Lollisian i. The council .said inilcl, damp wea- tlier the next six weens would biing Increases in holl wccvil\ whkliian- niliilly destroy StOO.OOO.QiM worth of cotton. Winners in Blytheyil'e Beauty Contest fcravrl road ahcl'tlirTOd oh Highway 61 apparently without stopping. Mr. Mead, j£nu Inbound, arrive-1 at I lie intcrsc^win as the other car pulled on the highway. The impact knocked Mr. Ramho's car, a 1933 Plymouth couch, npprcx- jmatcly 50 feet into a uilcn on the opposite side of the iii^hway. The accident occnrrsd" about 2:30 p.m. in front of the Paul Byrum home on South. Highway Gl. Both cars were heavily damaged. Mr. R n in bo's car wan nuarly demolished and the impact cr,ve:l in (lie entire left side. Itnpr'nU made by the hejuUi^hts of Mr. Mtstd's car, a 1D4C Ponliac coach, were left in the side < of the Plymouth. The entire front end of the Fnntljc v/ns smashed. Officers have taken no action, pending further investigation. 20,000 Homeless Because oi Flood Disaster is Second Greatest in History Along Mississippi (Ily UniUcl I'rrss) The KCL'ond greatest Hood crest, in its rrcorilcri history surged down upon the Central Mississippi River valley today and residents fought <lesiieratc:y to s avc their crops anil homes. iHimdre-ds ct families, who liarl refused to Iravp, were ordered oul of endangered areas. Thousaiuls of mm foiiKhl on Hie levees with hands and shovels to biirricn'1r> the rich fartus ami rivertown.s from the flood. Scuth of Oniiicy, 111., wliere Uic flood irisscd 23 feet last, night, authorities faced an evacuation pran- 1cm. Despite warnings thai the flood crest would he as high or higher than Ihe all-time 24.1 foot record set by the jjreal flood in the same area 10 days aRn. some 2530 diehard residents refused lo move. rty> Clifford w. Windsor of County issued a flat order to ate promptly and promised that he Would post guards Lo prc- Vent 'lootinc. Most of the die-hards were leaving the area today. The predicted zero hour for the flood crest'? surcc against the weakened levee protecting the area was moved bach to Saturday morning. Army eniunccr.- said il would nns s Keokuk. today. An estimated 23.000 ncrsoti.s already were homeless in floocici areas. Joycees Assist Parogculd With Installation ^'tlic Pora;;onld Junior Chamber of Commerce last nighl rcceivcrl it s charter in installation ceremonies conducted there by members of the Blythcvillc club. The charter was presented by Jiminir»Kdwards, president ol Ihc BlythoS*c Jay-cccs, nnd the principal address was given by Jennin-p •Bailey, secretary during the past year. Other niytheville Jaycccs atteiid- ing the installation ceremonies for the Parnqonld club \verc Glin Harrison. I.-irrv Kneas. Marshall Blackard nnd J. T. Sutlbuiy. This was the Ihird club formed through extension work of the Bly- thevllle club, which nlso chartered .Junior Chambers in Walnut Ilidgc and Stuttgart and re-activated the Osccola organization. There arc aljoul. 30 membc]-s in the Paragould Junior Chamber. Officers nf (he Pnragouid club arc Richarfl Mitchell, president; Lloyd Curtis, vice president: Bob Shaw, secretary; and Lloyd Nolan, treasurer. Directors include Jimmic Warren. Jeptha Futral, Henry McQuai! airJ Joseph Agunfa. Truman Rejects OOP-Sponsored Measure Asserting it Contains Seeds of Discord to Plague U.S. Osceola C. of C. Hires Secretary Former Joycoo From Brinklcy to Report For Duty Next Month Arthur Rostrrs. prc.'ildcnl. of I In; Oirrola Chamber of Commerce, an- nnuniTd toiHy I hi 1 iippolnlmenl. ol Iliiiry I), Pnuius of Hrlnklcy us jire- rotary-inanancr of tho Osecolu Mr. '• : '- Courier New* I'linUi. Miss Mary Ixni Joyncr (center), 18-year-old daughter of Mr. atuKMrs.'F. Ji. Joyncr. Is lookiiif: forward today to her appearance as "Miss niythevtlle.- In the slntc bcauly cbuj.enl lu Helena next Wednesday and rhuroilay where filic will compete, for ih c tide of .••Mlr^KriHliS ; ^JiB l5! ji«'ttckett * to three i,,.(.-- -. ,i. .",*-,.: ,. .,>,..-.-,:', .,. T , ..,, ;; , ..,; , , , • , *l °& -•igr'^ T*- i^EZzitf^ •' ** T ' : ' n " *•" JUJ,,^., ^_>-^ LUy.,^ u j t ._l / c...iLrl^ 1 -;;i -If L<MUt;.M.'<llls--(»:) • I i lt*!vl Juycec-sponsored. beauty pageant Wednesday nirjht in?tfie to Miss Shirley Fiarliam (left). Ifl-ycar-cld tiiiinddrui, ; ii'|'or"rVf winner was Miss Kathryn Robertson, 18, (right) daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hobertson. oV lU'Auni.•Spcotid place honors wen j? Mr;' nifti 'TiTrsr'o.''W. Harharri. Third place Strike Threat Now Looms In Shipyards NUW YORK. June 20. (UP) — Two new thrcat.s i,:i Inbor neace In Ihc American shipping industry arose lodny as U. S -Flag Passenger ships and freighter-; returned to the sen to end an untileccdcntcd lour- day sitdowu striv; by CIO .-jca- men. **^f Gio'.ving prospects of a nat or.- wide shijiynrd stri):^ next week and rejection or a fiv: per cent, wa:;o incicasf: offer . bv 'cadcrs of :ii' GOD Arij seamen r,n the A'JanMc and Gulf. Coasts darkened tho pic- lure. Charles Leon? -. cglonal dlrcclir V>f the; CIO Mjriiic and sh-.n liuildiiiR Workers union, said a strike of 150.000 ;,hipbiiildcrs and ship repair workers appeared "'.he only recourse." l;c accused 1 Ihc industry of "canning up on the union," which hn; scaled down to 13 cents an hour its orii;ina; demand for a 2.1-ccnl hourly pay increase. Union contrat-ifl with shipyards expire Monday. J. p. Shuler, secretary of the API. seafarers mlcrnrXvnal iniion, s.xW he Iind ntjcclcd !i..tly an offer of 12 Atlantic and GMlf Coast shiplint operators to match the live per cent wage increase which endci i' lc CIO sitdowu striss. Rent Control Bill Goes to Truman Senate Democrats Predict He Will Sign But Reluctantly Blythcvillc Gets Spring Showers as Summer Hears Showers yesterday deposited G5 of an^ich of rain on JJIyihevilie but pilSided only inomeiitorv heal relief ns the mercury 'jii'.nbod to a high of 91 degrees, accordirig to Robert E. Blaylock, official weather observed. Lowest temperalure recorded here during last night was 63 degrees Showers fell ngnin this morning. Weather ARKANSAS — Partly clouriv lo- dny. tonight nnd Saturday with scattered showers this^. No important change in temperature. Toft-Hartley Bill's Major Provisions Are Enumerated WAJHIXGTCN, June 20. (UP) — Here are some principal points o the Taft-Hartley labor control bill 1. Forbids closed s hop and puts light restrictions around miicici union shop. 2. Allows government to get 80- day injunctions against strike, threatening the national hcalt. and safety. 3. Forbids jnrisrii:tional strike and secondary boycotts. 4. Makes unions a s well as ran players liable to charges ot unfaii labor practices. 5. Makes unions K ubject to dam age suits for breach of contract jurisdictional strikes and boycott' (i, Enlarges national labor ivln lions board nnd sets un nn dent conciliation service. WASHINGTON. June 2'J. iUP)- Sonnte DcniocrnUs prediclfd toll^y liat President Truman prniiiibiy cvonicl si^n the rent control bill into aw—but that he would do it "rc- lictnntly." Administration liciii.enanLs on Jiipltnl Hill said they liiive advjsetl .he I'rc.sidenl tlmt tile bill is ' the >csl he can get." Mr. Truman had iskcil for a one-year rnnovral of 'effective" rent and eviction co]i- rols to replace those tha: expire June 30. The present, bill, which nafsrd the Senate yc.slcrrl ; iy on ,\ voice i'OU'. extends federal icnt ccll:r,ss March 1, 191S. scr-.ips llle c,ov- eriiirjeiil's special evic : ,.on c< iitfcl.s, and authorizes 15 per cc:H, "volii!-.- ,o r >" rent increases in oichnn^c for leases mnniiig through 19!8. Tl nion^urc: had won Houso appro'.al earlier, and now goes to llv While Huusc. Dcmoctiiiic owns, jnnn Sparkinnn. Ala., and Glen H. Taylir. lib.. s,>id .hi 1 rent-t>oosl,s formula will rc- ,i;ll in a virtual 15 jjsf conl ic:'t, 'icrease across-tlie-'no.nd. Taylor said il would l)-j 1.oiler ,o repeal rent control outright, "and 1 honest with the people." Pp;irkinan .said he preferred niotl- ifieti rent control to non^. "I'm just hciii!; realist.:;," l:c adci- c<l. The Nalumal Pair Heni-n Com- niittee. headed hy forrntr N:\v ^'(•lk Mnyor P. H. l,aGna!\lf:i. chlmcr! in with nn appeal to tiic P.cvticnt to i sign Ilic bill, maintaining that, it "Seller than no rent con'.rol." Truman Vetoes Termed by GOP As Fifth Term Bid for New Deal WASHINGTON, June 20. (UPi— House republican T/'ader Ch.irle;; Flalleck said loday I hat Prrsidcnt Truman's veto of Ihe OOI'- >ponsored labor bill "practically lurncd the Demon-nils party over lo Wallace and his yinig." He was referring, of course, to former Vice PresidenI Henry A Wallace. A ' "Wnlbcc and his radical lolln-.v-i 'he pnsl few weeks. will be in the saddle crackiiv; "It I s an open bid for a [ifIn Mr. Ti-ll- necessary t,he wlii]> and callinn the turn," Hallcck said in a statement. "Mr. Truman will be following alnng." Hrpiiblican National Chiiirrinn Carroll fleece called Ihc veto a "bid [or a fifth term [or the New Deal." "Mr. Tinman's action in vetoing Ihc labor relations bill."' fleece saiti in a statement, "is an obvious allciil])! lo preserve Hie administration's alliance with the Political Action GntnmiUec and its assorted subvirsivc allies. "It. is a plain defiance of the wi'l of thr? Arn'.'i lean people. PS e::- prcsscd in tlie elect ion.s of KHO. and as reitrralfxl bv Ihe overwhelming volcri of the people's representative:; in Congress within lerni for the New Deal. man has draw:: the line dciinllcly by I his -action." 'Ifallcck . s aid the veto mc. r -sar:o "dcflnllcly" lined U|> the Prisident, "with the radical clrincnl of the Democratic P;irty." 'He said both the lahnr bill veto and the lax bill veto earlier I In 1 ; week were "indefensible." "In velning Diem." Hailed: sahl. "f'resident r rnim:n] h;i.s yifld('d to politicul cxiiedieiicy, the bludgeoning of pressure groups, and to Ih? threats of radicals and Communist^ who would like nothing i»ir<; than to see our economy fuller, because of confiscatory lax rates, and chaos result bec;ul.':e of a lack nf r-numl labor - management legislation." Jury Deliberates Case Involving Fatal Accident A suit for $?,l,i)cn damages brought by J. W. Laivlor against Henry McCain and the Mississippi Comity Lumber Co. was in the hands of a jury In the civil division of the Chlckasaw 1 ):! District of the Mississippi County Court early this afternoon. Final testimony nnd arguments in the suit, brought by Mr. Lawler individually and as administrator for the estate of James Lawlci. his son, were heard ycst,;rriay ?|- lernoon and this morning. The suit seeks damnsos In the death of H-year-old Janies l.awler, killed May 2 when struck by a, Mississippi County Lumber f;o. truck driven by Henry McCain. World Air Speed Record Set At 632 MPH by Shooting Star Ity WII.I.MM f. rAVKTTK Vnilctl I'rrss Staff Correspondent MUHOC AKMY Altl HASK. Cnlif., June 20. (U.l'.i Col. Albert lioyd. of A.shville. N. C.. who srl an official world's .nr ^,':cd record ot Ci'a.8 miles ncr liour in a l/>ckhe.-d l'-80 Shooling Slur, ;alcl today lie noticed no adverse clfecls on himself or his plane as :>c approached Ihe speed of sound. ! The 40-year old Hoyd. chief '.J the Air Material commands Flip.hl Test Division, smashed the speed iccnrd yesterday when he sent his jet plane skimming over the dry. prehistoric lakcbcd four llme.s to break the Hrilish mark or GIG miles i-cr hour set Sept. V, 1010. in a I'anlus. who In at pie'-.Cii secretary-iuinmi!er of Ihe nrinkln Cliuinbcr 01 Commern.'. will urriv in Oficeoln to assume Ills new du- lli-s nexl month, Mi 1 . no«er s Mr. panlus attended the UnU'ers- ily of r f'e::as where lie .slutlled admlnisl r.itlon. uiui the University of Colorado where hr studied credit mauuBcmenl, lie will ttentl the Southwest luntilnte In Dallas, Tex. for an advanced emnsc In Chambnr of Connncrce manai!cmcnl ])rlor to his arrival in ~ iL'eohi nexl nionlh. Is Former .layet-e A foruiei' president of the Junior Chainliei- ol Commerce In Bindder, Colo.. Mi-. Panlus lock over us sou- lauer of the " Ilrlnkley Chamber late in 10-15, shortly after the Chamber w^iu; or^anl^.'d. I)m-in^ Ids 1H months (is secrclary. I he lu-inkU 1 !' C h ii m b e r successfully s[:oii!:nred several ]irojeet:i including Ihe nhliilninis of a new city jail, a fnn.cnn theater, a Nnlloiml Guard iniil, n new stciun liumdry, permlLs for $400.0(10 eoimuniolnl InilldliiKS and 'JO new homes, and 40 new retail stores, Mr. RoRcrr, stated thai wllh the employing of u sce.rclnry-mananer, Ihc nseeola Chamher Is sel to e.o all-out to ineel its objectives. "We are very forlunnle. In obtaining sui:li a well (pnliflrd mnn lor our ori;niil/.-iltnii. and I feel that Mr. 'Paulus will be a blc asset In helping Ihe Osceola Chnml-er of Coin- meree reach iUs objuetlvcs," he said. 'Mr. nouer,- announced Hint i commit!co hud been anpnlntod to l):icl: Ihe drive lo ohlnSn a hospital for O.'-ceola. Members of the eornnliMee I're 17. C. Ilryan, ehult'- man. Iliirold Ohlendorf. W. .1. nrl- I.ouls Cleorne. Faher While. C. P.. Pcnn. ami GCOTKC Flordb. —^.tO.DOfl Flliill for MosjiKnI Cr. n. He-ipj-aveii is lo act as le'ml advir-fu- to the committee and Dr. I.. I). Massey. Dr. P. W. Turren- l.hi!-. Dr. W. J. Shcddan, and Dr. C. M. Harwell, will act as Icch- nlnil advisors. He slated thai. $30.000 linrt al- lejidv been riilsed lownrd 111-; cost of Ihe M-bcd hospital ant! llui'. pluris call for ruislnu an addltioniil ^-yT.orr) wllh the remainder lo he horrowetl. Total eost, for the hnspi- lul hiii been estimated nl $l2; A eoinmlllee eomjiosed of lien Iliillrr Sr.. Hum ModKCs. and Steve Ho'Akirr. ha, ; been appninted t.o work with Hie oily council for the pmpnse r»f cicftliu: sii;nal Hi;!)','! at. lln- four rirnde emssiuKS In O:ii-eola. he snid, and another committee composed ol I). .S. I/niev. GCIII-KC l p 'li>rida nnd nr. I., I) Mns- fev has been appointed lo work with the city council to form a city health and sanilalion dcpurl- meut. By HAYMONl) I.AIII! IJiiKrd Tirss Staff (;nrrcspiirirlcnt WASIIINCTCIN, June 20. (U.l'.i—The Hoime today )vi:i'-i-i)di> I'rosulont 'I'i'iiniiin'H vt'lo of Uie Republican labor t'onlrol hill ilcspilo. his (li.'tjhii'iiiion llmt the measure will disi'ord "for years lo coino. The House vote was announced tin a:il in fuvor cf pawing tho bill over Ilie veto anil BJ HKiilml. Thl'i was 50 more limn tho two-thirds mnjnrlly. Suiporlers of the hill piled up almost a 1-to-l majority. The Kennic Is vxiwctfct lo complete enactment of tho measure by voflni! to override tomorrow. Even Democratic ::upportera of the President conceded thill Semite backers of UK- bill could muilcr Ihe neccs- siii-y two-thirds mnrj!ln, 'I'he llousu wasted no lime in ovenidlni; Iho veto. The roll was culled immediately nfler Ihe I'resldenl'.i QCW-word messnge. ' w ;is read lo the crowded i-hiimbr.'r, The House Ignored Mr, Truman's awcrtlon thai the. Tnfl-Hnhloy measure would "ciiusc more aliikes, not fewer," mid put tho country u lonu step on the dangerous Kind toward "« totally manaKCd economy." I'ic.slilcnt's Ion? veto :ncs- Senators Invited To White House All But One Voted For Passage of Bill to Curb Labor Unions WASHINGTON. June 20. <U!') — In uu cirorl. lo mobilize Heuuie :aip- noi't for Ma vclo of the Taf',-1!aitley labor bill, Picsldenl Truman In- vlled in seniitorK, Inchulhu; i>'ui- lirllthl. mill McClellnii ill Arkansas lo tho White Uuiise for a limclivoii confcrenee. The invitation was (U-iclo:icct lifter Hie House niiunhcrii vor.jil to o rlde Ilic President's veto. Only one of thoso liivlli'd. tieniitc iJeiiicicniUe Ixtnddr Allwn .VV. Ilnrk- Iwy, hiul voted against UK bill. Only iJllc. Ben. MlUllll H. ' YIH.IIIIJ, N. D., ins ii Republican. Mosl of the olh- crs were Southern Democriil:!. If Mr. Truman toul'l pcrsi seven at the 12 in switdi, so rlovj Is the Kenala vote cxjieeL.';'. tu he, his veto ciniUl In- ..ustjlni'd. 13ut this pusslblllty wiis dismnnlr, Ue]mbllean leiulcis. He.sldi'.s Young imcl Harkley, those Invlled were Hens. Cad A. Hutch. N. M.; Herbert R. O'Coiiiir, Md.; ,1, W. I of " s ulni! >. Ho snld It. would ha Fulbrlght, Ark.; Walter F. George, On.; Rlclmrd 13. Russed, on.; .folm L. McClellun. Ark.; .lolv.i J. Hpark.- iimn. Alii;; William n. Uinstcinl, N. C.; Tom Connally, Te'(.; John H. Overtoil. I,a., mid Jlur:ict ft. May- hank, S. C waK rend to a t«nic anil sl- Icnt House. Th« llnor antl sal- li-rles w«r« pucked. Onis Kallcry WHS flUril with AI'J, anil CIO iiil'lnlicrs wild hart come lo HVsli Inloii In make an Hcveiitli-lio'ur Hie bill. Tiie Honsu nctlon aavs Rcpubll- IIIH 11 Ini'Bc measure of eo.isolldti- tlou for their failure on Tuc.sdiiy lo inusler onou«li votes .to override (he I'lT.Hldent's veto of thi! OOP lilll to enl personal Incoino taxes Lv H,00!),QOn,000. They lost the lax battle by only two votes. They won tile labor vole bceause they got the support of move Democrats today. Mr. Tinman fired tho TDK-Hart- ley bill baek nt Congre.^ wllh « de- luinelallon of Ihe zni>ti.;urc ns nn miwcrkiible package of (Hscrlmlnn- tliiti nitnliifit employes. 'Ho sn!d it would Kiibslltiite "gnvmimcin dlc- lallon" lor free collectlvu -bargaln- l"Sf. >Vllh' tii c . Senate 1 . 'i'lIlT'io'-iirt, the I'rrslilrnl did not kt the Il,m« rchnrf stoii him. He xill iiUilress , the ii:illnn on the labor bill at 10 I'.m. K»T over all nMworki. Sen. Robert A. Tuft, R.. o.. co- iiiithor at Ihe uieasur.-;. will answer him at 10:41) p.m. EDr over the Mutual Bioatletistlng Sysccii. In his veto inessagc snntllj) Can- grew on Ihe last day loft to him Mr. Triinmn ™ld the labor bill accomplish prat.iicallv nouo diuiBeroiis stride In Ihs direction of a totally managed economj." Ifc said II would "contriliuto nei- ' Ihcr lo induslrlnl jieace nor lo economic stability or progress." It' would "reverse til? basic direction of our natloniil labor jiolhv." H would "eausu more strikes, not fewer." Mr. Trmnnn 5 nld the mcasmo would discriminate again.!', labor and moreover would harss? management by opening up "immense possibilities" for employe - elections which woul<| disrupt plant production. And administratively, the President, snid, (he complicated bill vronld '•- entirely unworkable. Contrary frequently expressed wishes ot U. of A. President To Investigate Hospital Tangle MTTf,K ,UOCK, Ark., Juno 20. (UP) — Dr. lewis Webster Jones, president of the University of Ark- !)c ansns. will conduct n thorough In- to In an effort to sirulgh- i bolli labor and management, lie out confusion snrrniimllng the I wild, il would inject the government Iwin-jei, Gloster Meteor IV. "The success we experienced <>» this fii^ht ]:ositively (lenioii.slrai- ; that speeds well over CCO miles an hour are practical in today's a.- pbnes." Boyd said. 'Hnyd, \vearing a Elicit Rosn-, type rrash helmet to protect Irs hr.Idim; head from the desert MI.!. took 21 minutes lo make the f""" pasnes over the three kilomoti'i- O 863 miles) course laid out on th.. v desert. "I was busy a,; hell." he said. "There arc so many things to do. so many instruments to watch." The Klerk. supcr-strc.iinlii"" 1 plane barely skimmed the Rro\i:'.il as the pilot guided the craft do-in the short course to reach a M;> speed of 632,5 miles jier hour on j one run. I Urn-sling pink smoke bombs at each rnrl of Uie run served a-i cuidcposts to help him keep on l.h_> b!ack-ollMl course laid out on the parched desert. flic streaked ficros s tlic course on his first run at 617.1 per hour fhen dropped down to fill 7 mph on the rclurn i-un. On tho ihircl trial he boosted the liny plane's spcc<l to G32.5 mpli and and matlc mph on the last run. His record 0731 was an average of Ills four runs. 'Boyrt sairt lie would have Rone three or four mllc s per hour faster if it liadn't been for a 10-mile breeze. He hnd reached a speed of G47.-1 on a trial run last Tue.s<lay wheji he was getting ready for yesterday's test. Osceola Red Cross Unit Plans Annual Meeting The annual meeting and Hi" clec- lion of officers for the Os'toola Dis- Iricl Chapter of U)c American lied Cioss will be held Ui the I'ouri t.nn.'.c In O.srcola June 27, Mi's. Madeline r\ Cainpbell. executive sccrclny announced today. Reports Iron) Kugene Slnneyfell. and I.ila l.,ane. OsrcoUi''; rrp;esrTi- lalivc.s lo the Junior lied Crops Camp in Hot Springs will b^ pivr-n nl the meeting. Mrs. Campbell said. Mrs. Fanny Lacy Dies; Lived Near Laachvillc proposed Memorial and Veterans Administration hospitals In Ulllc Hock, he said today. In the capital city lo deliver the principal address at the Medical I School commcnccmciH exercises I Monday night, Dr. Jones told United Press thiil "I'll try lo lalk to I everyone concerned and come up 1 with a definite statement as to exactly where this Ihlng stands." He Indicated that he might touch on Ihe subject In hi.; Monday night talk, Admitting that Iv; knew nothing oil Ihe hospllal loc-'iUoti discussion except what he ha. rend In the paper the new university president declined to express an opinion as lo where the new buildings should be localcd. except to say Hint "a medical center i s <>( prime Importance. Nothing cl;c matter*. »r. Jones said Uiat wlillc Dean If. C. Chenaull ol the School nnd the board of Iruslecs hnvc been "carrying Ihc ball" In Ihe mailer of locating the buildings. "I have discussed fiilurc ulans for tiic school with tli-j dean." MANILA. June 20.—Mrs. Lacy, 7i>, died last nignt nt t of her brother. Frank £dw.irds, sriuth of Leachvillc. She hnd bo^n ill Ihe past three yea;". Plans for funeral services are Sncompk'le, penditiR arrival of relatives. Mrs. l^icy wns born in Kni'.lnu.l, Ark,, iind moved lo I.eachville 3f> years ago. She helped to orgiml/c Ilie flaptist Church Ihei-e and wns a charter member of ','ne Order of the Eastern Star chapter in Lciicli- vilte. She is survived by three brothers, T r rank Kriwnids of Ixi.iciiviHe. II. J. Kdwards of Tcxarkann. aiicl W. W. Edwa] - ds Sr., of Manila, aiul a sister, Mrs. Edith Lweaker of Charleston, Mo. Howard Funeral Home of Mttnita hs In charge. Into fields traditionally occupied by fiee collective bargaining. Opposes Government Dictation ' The result, lie said, would be "government dictation." Mr. Truman selected a series of fundamental considerations and weighed against each th« probable clfccU of the bilk . • -• "In each cnse. I find (hat the bill violates jnrl'iclples essential to our public, welfare." he said. The nine b.islc objections to the bill poised by Ihe chief excctlfivc: I. "The bill would substantially Increase strikes." 2 "The bill arbitrarily decides, ngninst the workers, certain issues ' Vihtch arc normally the subject of collective bargaining, and thus rc- slrict.s the area ot voluntary agreement." 3. "The bill would expose employers to numerous hazard's by which they could be annoyed nnd hampered." 4. "The bill woulit deprive workers of vital protection which they now have nmtcr the law'." 5. "The bill abounds in provisions Sec VBTO on Pi Re « N. Y. Stocks Prkrs: Fanny Qff f or Calcutta homo KARACHI, India. June 20. (UP> — A Pan American Clipper flying . around Ihc world with a par^ of umsmif ; stock U. S. news executives look oft lo- V.,^"^^,.;; day for. Calcutta after a stop of ' "'", T ° ba "° one hour nnd 20 minutes here. | """e 0 "" 11 copper . The Cfipper America arrived from '^.,,.,...,„_ I.slanbul. Chijslcr N. Y. Cotton '^fH\V YORK, June 20. Cotton closed bsrcly steady. open hlgli low close Mar. 3C03 3012 2910 2383 May 2050 -2960 2D29 2933 July 3684 3E98 30«0 3682 Oct 3188 3\K( 3157 3162 Dec 3073 30:0 3M3 3052 Sopls closed ill 38.10; down 41. Gen Electric , Gen Motors N Y Central ] Tnt Harvester (UP)—,.North Am Aviation . Republic Steel •Radio Socony Vacuum 16 1-8 Stude'oaker 193-3 Standard of N J 75 S-S Tcxn s Corp f3 1-1 Packard .6 3-8 U S Steel , 8» ' 154 73 3» 3-3 85 5-8 108 l-'l 35 5-8 89 1-2 H ' 88 1-2 7 1-4 25 1-t 8 1-4

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