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ivn VOL. XL1V—NO. 77 BiythevlUe Dully N«w» ISlythoville Herald BlytbevUle Owrter Mississippi V»U«y DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHKABT ARKANSAS AND BOOTHEABT MISSOURI m.YTHKVll,l,rO, ARKANSAS. MONDAY. JUN10 21), 1017 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS ^^^^ ^^^^ ^^ , _ """ w» »uu J-1TE1 I>bni9-' SENATE ENACTS LABOR REFORM BILL 68-25 ~~" — r—.-—. .-._... . L ; ^^^^ ^^^^^ ' ^^^^^M ^Bl^^. Freak Storms Hit Over Nation To Claim 24 Lives By United Tress The nation counted at least 2-1 doail today from a freak combination of flash floods, bli/./iints :md tornadoes. The San Fi-ancisco area was .shaken by an earth- Two Nebraska flush floods ac- I counted for 15 of Ihe dead and I more Ihnn Sl.OCO.OOO In property damage. 'About 35 persons s till w.'re missing in Cambridge, Nebr., where a 12 fool wall of \valcr roared down from Medicine Creek and the Republican River early yesterday. Eleven persons were listed as dead. Thc other two Nebraska flood victims were Gene Lloyd, 18, Lexington, and Lcora Ticda. 10, Mor- .rill. who were drowned when their Jfcilomobilc plunged inlo Wood ^Crpek near Miller, Nebr., afler a bridge washed out. ^| (juakc Hits Coast Ejrlh tremors broke windows and toppled boulders onto highways along the Monterrey bay in Cah- fornia yesterday. Thc quake rattled windows in the San Francisco-Oakland arei. Thc Ircmblor was described a s "moderate" and no serious damage was reportc-J. Three members of a Yellowstone National park road crew died of suffocation Salnrday nighl when their truck was buried in a six foot drifl of snow piled up by a sudden mountain blizzard. The men w r ere identified by park officials as Vernon Kiiser, Idaho Falls. Ida.; John -p. Baker. Grayling. Mont.; and Richard N. Huck- le.s. Akron, O. Many tourists in the park suffered from exposure as Uie slorm swirled about them. The men who died were returning after deliver- in!} .'«upp:i«».rlo some 30 cars of touftats stranded on an ll-OW-frol platnu of Bear Tooth Mmmtpfc) ^torrsMig ripped acroxs Nortfii western " K»rtsfc; and swept Inio Nebraska: It loft one' rte-irt, t*u%e injured, and at least six farm houses demolished. Mi^fcuomer Meyer, 43, was killed \vnen thc tornado destroyed her farm home 14 miles southeast of Norton, Kans. Her husband was injured. Iowa Hit By Floods •A wind iS torm caused the death of four persons on Ltike St. Mary's in Ohio by raising high waves which capsized two boats. The dead were Harold Lee. £3. Lima, o.; Joseph Gawson. 54. Wheaton, Ore.; George Giwson, Head River, Ore.; and Paul Gawson, Indianapoli Ind. Cloudbursts caused flash in Western Iowa. Thousands of acres of farmland and seven! towns were flooded. At Cherokee. la., homes and business establishment.^ were flooded in a nine- block area, and 23 persons were forced from their homes. In Central Towa. a flash flood sent the Hes Moines river H inches higher than the previous record crest. The flood cut off electric power aii(i drinking water at Fort Dodge, a city of 23.030 pcr- Afr°ns -The Red Cross set up a T shelter in a junior high school to care for the more lhan 301 families forced lo leave lowland homes. Nebraska was bv far the hardest hit stale during the tragic day. Rescue crews dug in the mud on Camaj^tgc streets today, searching lor thc bodies of dead and missing as rcsull of the flash flood. Heavy rains that fell throughout the area Saturday night and Sun- Restore Millions To Naval Budget Senate Committee Acts to Assure Strong, Active Fleet WASHINGTON Juno 23. (UPI The Senate appropriations committee in a move to assure a "powerful, well-balanced, fighhng fleet," today restored $17(i.5CO.O<K) of the $377.500.000 whith thi House cut out of naval request: for fiscal la-IB. Thi:; reduced ovcr-iil expend! ture estimates for the Navy li SU05.7CO.OOO fo r the year beginning July 1. This compared wit:-. the Navy's original rs'" of 4.510.COO.CCO and Ihe House figure of 4,135,000,000. Sen. Lcverett salloiijlall, n., Mass., chairman of the. navr.l ap- proprialions subcoaimiUi'e. said most of Ihc recissions would cut down construction, while Increases in new expenditures would go chiefly for personnel. We are giving Ihc Navv in ships and men virtually whai the administration asked fo'r, and fulfilling Ihe NAPL reqiie:;1.s substantially as for airplanes and the reserve program," SaltoiiKlali sa'<l The Navy allotment v.'nuld per" mrt ,\n average of 43,055 officers jffi» 395.000 men. as.<ttoipanid>"iB «*>0 officers and 35?,BOO , jundcr the House bill;;;'- ' v; Reach Goal In Cancer Fund Drive Today The Cancer Fur.d drive; in Not III Mississippi County oificially brought to a close today after contributions reached a total of n 505.24. ... Handled by the niyth-.-villc Junior Chamber of Commerce, th> drive floods 1 sought a $1500 quo'.a from the Chickasawba district. Harold Sudbury was fund chairman for North Mississippi County. Thc following list jf conlribiuions and contributors. Including drive chairmen in outlying coinnmnilies was submitted today hy Sai:lord Boone. chairman of the Jnvjcc committee conducting the;mi2n. Junior Chamber of Cuiniiiertr, SI2I.05; contributions obtained l-y Eddie Pord. S97.95: .lon;>.l i.-jn-; solicited by women drive workers under thc direction of Mrs. Newton Whit is and Mrs. Gilbert Hammock. 540137- Rotary Club. S23.50; YarbVo. Herbert Mullins. $22.70; CuMiiell, Mrs Ruby Dates, $50.21; Number Nine. Mrs. Charles Langslo.i S31- Club, $52.77. R. A. Nelson. $30; Armor--!, Mrs. Eddie HcRcnold. Sfir>..iS; Proaiised Land. Sam Godwin. S1J.23: Caldwell. Lagronne Whittle. 53.01; 3m- ticlte, Chris Toiniikin's. S3ff',; Dell, day mornins coiithiiied io swell f lis ; ^"'' tls D ™'ns. $104.7,-,. Rose- streams toclM". The town of \™ <l ^, rs : ' V E - mn "- ^- Mnn"". Beatrice. Neb., was isolated' and [ l?. 0 "? C 'l',"' S13S: Kiwanls Club, Wo; Red Cros., workers were forced P'S 1 ' 1 " 11 ^ High School S.M.7J: Ccn- ' tral Grade School, $2.05; Junior High Schoiil. $3.12. Lange School. S7.K2: Sudbury School. $II.CO: Lcaclivillo. Chamber of Commerce. S75: American !."- gion. $10; fiamey's Store, PrcfloV $10: Harold Sudbury, 513; Louis' Isaacs, $10. N. E. Arkansas Hospital Plans Nearer Reality Would Establish County Units Thru Issuance of Bonds Wans providing for a system nl hospitals lliroughoul Eastern Arkansas were a step uenrer reallly loday following approval of a program to finance eonslruction by county bond issues. The approval was given yesler- dav bv the Hoard of Directors of the Eastern Arkansas Hospital Association inecting at. Ihe home of James II. Craln in Wilson. II was agreed that the county bond issue proposal be presented lo Ihe Arkansas Hofpltal Advisory Council for approval nt its meelini: in Little Rock July 10. Prcscn- lalion is exnectcd lo be made by Hnah M. lirinklcy of Hughes, president of the Association and member of the Council. A total cxncmlilurfi of $4.421,615 is planned for a general hospital near West Memphis nnd seven smaller county hospitals. Counly bond issues would provide S29">3.- 450 and this would lie suiiplcinenl- c<l bv $1.474.255 in Federal funds. I Parlicipallim counties include] nrittcndcn. Mississippi, Cross. St. 1 Francis. Lee, Craighcad. - Poinselt and Phillips. Bond issue election.; must t)c held prior lo Oct. 1 and must be approved o>y thc Advisory Coun- II. .' Wallace Townsend, Little Rock- ttoni'vv. said In a memorandum X-Ray Clinic In County Mrs. Roland Green, president ;of Uie Mississippi County Tuberculdols Association announced Icjdw trial u four-day ehesl x-ray clinic will be held in Mississippi County nex( month. The mobile x-ray unit will 1« In Osceola July n-9 and In lilylhcvllle •July 10-11. The oxaci loeiition ol the clinics will be annmnced lulur. she said. The clinics are hc-iiu sponsored hy the MtssKupi.l County Health Unll. the Tiiberculnsls Ass,- cliition and the Slate 'Hoard ol Health. All persons resitting in Mississippi County over 1<| years of IIKO i-re eligible for x-rnys, she s.nd, anil children under H musl bo lulK'reu'in tested nl least four duys lo Ihc clinic. These tests miiy be obtained from the family physicie.n or thc county health units, she snl:l. There will he no i:hnv(io lor the x-rays, Mrs. Green slnljd, and every adult in the county is nri-crt tu lake advantage of the free clinic. to fly supplies into the trapped townspeople. More lhan :OD house." in West Bcalricc. n suburb, wa.s flooded The residents had been cvacualed e.irlicr as thc Big Blue river rose a foot an hour for nine hours to a record depth of 2125 feet. iBcatrice proper was on high ground. •A flash flood struck Weeping Water. Neb., after rainfall measuring 475 inches caused Weeping Water Creek to rise to its highest point in history. The hc.ivy rains and flooding conditions were expected to send new crest s down the tributary streams inlo the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. At Qnincy. III., the Mississippi river wa s beginning to drop from " - — :ord crest of 23 5 feet which ned to burst the dikes. By today it had fallen to 22.9 the thn 2 a.i feel However, the weather bureau :it Kansas City, Mo., predicted another major rise In the Missouri river level by Tuesday or Wednesday. Weather ARKANSAS-Mostly cloudy with local thiindershowers today. Cloudy in South portion tonight and Tuesday. Not quite so warm in North and Central portions loday. Memphis Man Injured In Wreck Ncnr Stedc T. A. White of Memphis * injured this morn;ng when thc car he wa. s driving collided with a Iruck two milc s Fonth of Slccte. Mo., on Highway GI. He was brought to Walls Hospital here where his injuries were not believed serious. Mr. While a. (ravelling service-man for the Liquid Carbonic Co.. of St. Louis a bottling works machinery firm. Few details of the accident were immediately available but it was reported that the truck belonged lo the Kroger grocery company Mr. White said be wa s drivins North but remembered little about thc collision. The truck driver was reported uninjured. N. Y. Cotton Mar 2993 3010 2070 3012 May 5041 2962 2025 2%2 July Mfi8 3(i7S 3024 3G03 Oet 3167 3182 3137 .inn Dec 3057 3078 3035 3075 VFW Delegates Hear War Hero Cooperation of AM Vet Organizations Urged At Convention Ll'ITLE ROCK. Ark., June 23. (UP) _ Cooperation among the i">, siim in a memorandum various velerans orgimlxatlons In it appears that each countv "n effort lo aid all velerans was could successfully raise its alloted "reed in an opening session of the 'unds Ihrounh bond issues. Thc report also pointed out that Ihc law provides for elcclor-autho- 'd county improvement,'; includ- a county hospital ,and that Veterans of Foreign Wars convention here today. Delegates to the cciivcnlfon hcajrd Maurice "Foolsie" Brill, Fort Smith - — - ..... .« ii»..-i|j.wii .»nn LIIHL a war hero, deplore the differences millaen of not more than five of opinion among vets orizaiilva- ' s " l ' lc doll:lr of M'C proper- tlous which he said lend to work ies' vnliiation may be used for rc- bonded indebted- , . - jlye ,tfl**' - ----•-,-:-— j,- •* W*' ri*VR "hly, 303 nvailnblc hospital' b'cds within oiir district for 342.429 people as of 1950." The proposed seneral hospital at. West Memphis 200 beds alone. The Board members indicated they preferred tin,, proposal to the old one advance last January calling for a general hospital financed by nublic subscriptions. They also agreed that the request for Federal funds should be made bv thc district as a whole and that each county should fore- KO its allotment of these funds, assigning the amounts to the general hospital. However, proceeds from each county bond issue would remain within the county tn provide individual hospital facilities. against benefit- 1 ; Speaking as . riU recalled th ! veteran;* or _.,ilature whic f«Uurc of practically Ck"_Ty of constructive veterans leglsU- tion. Brltt also deplored what he Icrm- would add cd Ihc "Increasing prevalence" of many velerans toward the belief Supreme Court Licenses Five For Law Practice LITThE ROCK. Ark.. June 23. •UP) — The Arkansas Supreme! Court today licensed live B'onal fas attorneys to practice !;;»• i government owes that "th c living." Despite the clamour for bonuses, pensions, free automobiles and other benefits, this "country docs not owe us a living any more'than it owes Ihc same thing lo the millions of other citizens." he said And he continued, "let us not turn our country against us by our unwelcome demands." Following Uritfs talk tho delegates heard Dansby Council. Stall Commander of Ihe Amvcts. of Fort Smith, also call for coopcrallve ac lion by all veterans organization toward helpful legislation. Earlier today the group heard lalks by Rear Admiral Croydoi this slate. They included -Rayfont M. shcl- lon, of Tcxarkana. N. Walls Trimble of Lonokc and Hcrschel ir Friday. Jr.. of Little Rock. University of Arkansas graduates; Walter Edward Paul of Liltle Rock, admitted by thc Stale Board: and James Dowell, jr., o l Little rtofk by rule of court. Wassell and James manager of Administration. Business sessions for (his afternoon. A. Whin, the Veterans arc scheduled N. O. Cotton Mar. May Jut. Oct. Dec. 2D3fl 3074 2D7D 2925 .1620 3133 3035 nooo 2060 :(6(i3 3174 3071 Tanker Explosion Spreads Flames To 5 Pier Berths Four Known Dead; 12 Missing, 24 Hurt In L. A. Harbor Blast HV BKN COOK United I'rrss Staff <;»rn>s|i{»idrnl I.OH ANGFIiKS, June 23. <UI>)~- I'lames licking al the shallernd luilk ci[ the Innkcr Markay hampered cfforl.s todav lo find victims of I,o s ' Angeles luirbor's rt'orsl explosion and fire. 'Pour persons were known dead. 12 were llslcd as missing and at leant 21 were Injured in the dh- istrou s [ire that began when the Murkily D letv up with an enrth- qunke-like roar in the |>re-d:iwn darkness yesterday. Only two of Ihe dead were Identified. Tlie (JOCO-ton tanker was load-id with nearly 3.000.000 Ifllllons of automotive gasoline, which burned as It floated 30 yards across the channel and set fire to berths leased by the American President Lines. In all. five shipping berths and ivirts of others were destroyed. sN ships were towed to safely under nn emergency plan which had been drawn up after the recent, dlsits- Irous Texa s City, Tex., explosion. Twenty Shell Oil Co. storage tatiks. loaded with 3?,~>.om buri-cls: of oil. were scorched by flames roiiiiim inn feet away. Firemen sprayed them with water nnd kept them from blowing up. The lost Innkcr was valued at »3.500.r.GO and its caren at $500.0TO. Firemen estimated oilier damage llnrtrr Control Aftrr In Hours Alter 10 hours the tjlnsse General Protest Strike Over J ait-Hartley Act Is Predicted five bronchi under control hy harbor fire companies, three fire boats, H companies from Los Angeles, three Nnvy flreboats and one from the Const Guard. They were aided by volunteers and le- from the Terminal Island "Blallon. in flumes still licked' at the y todny, however, and steel of the stricken hull were .so hot It mav he another day before srnrnhers can iKlnrd tier tn 'ook for bodies and try to learn the cause of tlie blast. Tiodlcs of Joseph W. Schwiirlz. Gf>. San Francisco, a n'cs.s-ini'n. rwl ncforrcst T. Wilson, San Francis- Co, an oiler, were recovered from the hcrbor. iAs the flame,; subsided, a fireboat got near enough to the Mnr- kay to sec two more bodies through portholes. Thc 12 listed us missing were crewmen nnd loaders. Cant. John T. Torrance. f>o. Los Angeles, master of the Markay, was ashore at thc time of thc explosion. He left Saturday evening lo spend Ihe niRht with his family, he said. Because, of shifting watches, he said he could not cs- llmate how many men were aboard. He had "no idea" what caused the. blast and declared that all safety measures were rigidly enforced. Hy .IACK IIAHVIiV <l!nllrd I'rc.w Stuff Corrrs|iimdrci<) ATLANTA. On.. June U'l. lUPi — An Inlluentlnl .Southern labor leader predicted locluy the Tafl- llurlley I.nbor law w.iuUl provoku lioncnil protest stnk.i of flu per cent of all organised lnb)r. | H. K. Kurr. dlslrliil pu-aldi-nl of ' :tn,0(in United Steel W>rkeri In four Soulhenslorn suites, mid In nir- inlnitlinin. Alii., that Ihe s'.rlk.' mipht come within a week, fie milled lunv- cvoi 1 I hut It might !«• held up fm- a slmit while until Ihe eimrts (ie- dilo whelhi-r It Is ixiiistltulvuvil. "Woiklni: people don'l want Ihls IhiiiK. rcgiirdless of whetlii'i- llu-yi are inembois of or not." ran- assorted, lie rlalm,Hl llial Ihe controversy over the li'p.M.Ulon h us Klvon luljor a lot of ouinuli! Mip|»>rt. A Unlled 1'ivKs.survey of .Soulhern labor heads revealed u shiu-p difference of opinion I'ciimdlnn Ihc possibility of a gcneiMl protest walkout. Van Dinner, CIO vice- president, Mild here Hint he believes there will be no strike ove) Ihe labor law. Ilittner, also director uf the CIO's Southern ormml/'.iitlD.i drlvo, snld tlmt liiboi' would "no rinhl. nh.-ud" with this membership cnmpaiun and "allKinent II. If possible)." labor will not dein,\iia l,h>,i, now.'i- impers refrain from spe.idln,] mr.iey in coverlni; Mlsslsslp,)!''; ;;tate-vvlde elerllon In August, he also predicted. ' (Under labor's Inlei-prefAtloM of (he Tuft-Ilnrtlcy Act. It would lie Illegal for iiewspapera to s.viv.l money In covering controversial election Issucfi.) Another hlp'h Southern labur official declared here ll>-.i: "Inlxir Is above u general protest r-lrlke." Henry W. Chandler, president of Uie Atlanta Federation of Trades and Secretary of Iho at>iii-;>ln federation, said that "labor would rot want to penalize the, whole country for the Tafl-Harlley Ir.v." Hut Chandler ox];rt1 Mirpil;-!! tlmt Southern congrc.viiuca cov.l<l vote for the iiicaMirc, In view of Grants District 16 Extra Tax Decision of County Court Upheld by Circuit Court Circuit Judge Charier; \v. Light today Isfiinl a court order allowing an additional tax of one pel- cent lo be levied against the assessed benefits of Drainage. District HI nnd upholding n Counly Court order under which more Hum $i:i.OOO has IXTM cnllcck'd since earlv February. •ludKc Light ..said tile Judgment he will write will follow cssn.itlnlly the court order handed down liy County .nidge Roland Oreen. This order granted n petition of the Commissioners of District 1C asklni: Hit! exlra one-mill mx lo obtain funds for m;Unlciianrc work In the district, which Includes Inuds In Mississippi County West of nig Hike. • It will raise to per,cunt the annual levy of the district. A similar exlra (ax was iilithori//ji| and collected last ycnr. Because Iho County Court order authorize.! the added levy, collcollom began lifter Us issuance and by Saturday's appeal henrlng moro I heir solid law. opiiosltlon to an "Tills' bill"provides for nil PKPO right In Us face," he aiist'i'trd. "Everyone has Iwen u'illciy.ln" minis for being full of CnmtminlxlK " Illlindlcr added, "Then this bill comes along nnd makt's II Impeffl. 'Ic for unions lo out Cimununlsl iiember.s.'* Chandler contended tivil under he Taft-Ilnrlley measure, uon-pay- nenl of dues Is the only ground leu dismissal from union membership. Alabama State CIO Ho.ul Carey nllilcr deplored thc clfccl. the ad would have on the National I.ator Relations Hoard. "Many employers never did rccog- nl/e the NLRI1." llalglor ssfd. "and Ihe majority certainly won't, under Ihc Tnfl-Harlley Dill," Thc law dcslroys liie gild relationships already bulll up between employers nnd unions, IInlgl"r contended, and will destroy li-e lished method of collecting [lues. Marshall Reluctant To Publish Achesons "Secret" Letter WASHINGTON June 23. <UP> —Secretary of stale George c Marshall said loday |, c was re- luetanl to make public a "secret" letter written by retiring Undersecretary of State ncan Achcsou rcporledly opiwsiug President Truman's program lor inlcr- Aincricnn military cooperation. Marshall told a House foreign affairs committee he felt that publication of Ihc Idler would be against the interests of thc United Stales In ils relations with Latin American countries. Tho com- miltcc is considering legislation to authorize Ihe program. Marshall who urged "early" approval of thc program said he would be willing lo hav-j the Acheson letlcr read at a closed session of Ihc committee. But he opposed having it read publicly. Committee chairman Cliarle.i .1. Eaten suggested that Acheson himself could be called before ;: closed session to explain thc letter. Acheson retires June SO. Marshall in a prepared statement read at the opening of the hearings appealed for early approval of the program. Marshall told the House foreign affairs commutes' Ihat tlie program "should produce trio results we hope for In the way of closer ties among tho nations of the Western Hemisphere." The President, In a message to Congress May 23 requested r.ti- Iliorily lo cnlor iiilo agreements with Latin American iepublir.-> for the exchange and training of military personnel and for llio transfer of arms, planes, ships and other implement.'; of wnr. Marshall was the first of a lunc list of top-ranking government officials called before the comiruUce to teslify on the bill, others were Secretary of War Robert r. 'attcrson. Secretary nf Navy James Forrestal, Gen. Dwi(?hl D. Eisenhower and Adm. che.'.ic.- W. Nimitz. • Marshall said it was the pillcy of Ihc Uniled Slalcs to "place major reliance" for wirld security on Ihe Unlled Nations, nut until the sccurily council Is fully organized, he said. Ihc Ame'/icas r.~.n best, defend themselves againM armed atlack by military cooperation. "I believe firmly that Ihe opportunity presented to us to give material assistance to lh>- fnrei policy of our country as so litlle cost should not now be los',' 1 1'e told thc committee. Under the pending legislation military equipment, arms and r.'.n- imintlion sent any country would not bo outright gifts, nut I bill would permit the United States to trade equipment will other countries. In iddillon, tin President would be authorized to determine a reasonable price 01 old equipment or establish a uric< of nol less Ihnn the co;:. of p:o (luclion 'on new cqulumciu, U. of A. Trustees Hold Public Meet LITTLE ROCK. June 23. UH'I — The Uoard of Trustees of the University of Arkansas. In i last min- ulc decision, today decided In throw Its meeting on local Ing a proposed memorial hospital open to Iho public. A hearing stail'.-d at ;; n m CST. The board took Ihls nclton !n n routrne session this mornii'.f-; and dr- ck'cd to Invite reprc.;cut.:livc-, of thc press. Ihc Lltllc Hork Chninqer of Commerce, the Little Rock CHJ Council and thc Veterans Administration to the meeting. The. move was considered revolutionary as IE the past thc University hoard ha; preferred to operate behind c!o:ic< doors. The board's decision will conr:n the location of the mcinoil-il ho.-- pilal and Ihe riucslkin of whcUir: 01 not thc medical sc!ity>; shrill h. moved from Little HOCK. Its <lerl- sion will also greally .illcct Ihc Ii- caUon of the prnpos:;) $n.00fl.0(il Veterans Adminlslratioo hospital a; V-A officials have s.-iid they prclci to locate their tnstilulion close lo a medical school. In olhcr action the ^oard author- \7£t\ degrees lo be Rive.i lo tbe grad- Dating class of Ihe i>ird]cal scho.) tonight; and made permanent a lin- tatlvc contract signed with Lino- barger Construction Cdnpany ol Little Rock for consti'urllon of r women's dormilory in Payclteville Thc lenlativc contract was signet some time ago pending suprem- court action In approving a 10V act allowing the school board to issue revenue bonds for consti'uctior purposes. The board also ;iuihorl'/,e(l Its building committee io employ n architect to draw plans for an an dltlon to thc Student Union at Fay cllevllle lo provide additional eat Ini; and kitchen fneiUIUM f<, .students, $lil.Cdll In luxes had bcca collccti'd In District Ili. according to Oscar Kendlcr. attorney for OIB dislrlei. Ocne Uradlcy was ittxunoy fur the dcmonUrants. Jurors called for Ihls Icrm of the civil division of thc Chlcka- sawba nistrlel, of Mississippi County Court had been dismissed Friday and Judge Uglit liounl u,': Drainage District 18 maitnr on Is- Mies. Following the hcilrhiR. Jii'luc Light adjourned this tcrin of court until the next civil scailoti .inn. 1848. Allleiton Hfelt of - Iy>:u:livlll(! and Ernest Unison' and Noble all), bolh of niylhevllle, ctmiuiLs.';loncrs select IL ' jury ItMfl, term. were name'l Jury by the court tn for the Jnuunry, Mrs. S. DcPr-cst Dies at Home of Daughter in Hayti Services of Mrs. Sally ncl'ricsl of near Haytl, who fll,-d nl. t.| lC home of a dnughler there late last. niljhl, will be held at 2:.')0 ]).m. tomorrow from Ihc Kirs-, Methodist Church al Cai iilhersvllle. Mo She. wa.s 71. The Hev. pioyd nr.-nver. pns<or will officiate and burial will be In Maple Cemetery. Mrs. DePriesl died at II f,r, p m yesterday at the homo of her daughter, Mrs. Leslie sides. Sue had been a resident »f iho HayU community fo r the past 17 years. She Is survived hy two other (laughters, Mrs. Willie Sides of Haytl and Mrs. jack llnrt ol Cleveland. Miss.; two SO.H How ard uel'i-lest and Holly ucPrles'.. Ixjth of Strete. Mo.; a 'shlnr MIS Molly Trite of Waverly. Tenn • \2 Rrnndchlldrcn and u great-grai'd- rhildren. CScnnan LTiidcrlaking Co. of Steel,' is in charge. Csceo/o To Get State Approval Agency Office OSOKOLA, June 23. (UPi—It was announced todny by Fr.i'ik Sanders, superintendent of OsceMa Public Schools that the State, Approval Aficncy of Ihe Stnte Hoard of f.d- ucatlon lin.s opened a 'jran'ch oflicc in Osecolu. Troy Carglll, former Blvthevllle resident connected with Uie U. S. Employment Service, will be In charge of the OsccnU office. The office was formerly located in myllicvllle and was lu'ntlerl by John J. Nicholson, who resigned last week. The agency's Osceola offices will bo located In the high school here nnd wlTl serve nil of Criltendon and Mississippi Counties with the exception of Blythcvlll'. Primary function of the agency is the approval of business firms f'jr veterans on-lhc-Job "training. Miss Adellc Hook, -if Osceola, hn? been employed as sccri'mry to Mr Carglll. Supreme Court Affirms Mucx-Hawkins Decision I-.rrn.E ROOK, Ark., June 23 (Ul'i — Thc Arkansas .Supremo Court today affirmed a Mississippi chancery court decision upholding a contracl under which Charles and F.vclyn Muex sold a city lot in Ulythcvillc to J. F and Ludella Hawkln., .April 28. 1942! Under terms of the contract Mr. and Mrs. Hawkins made a down payment and agree:! to pay SG monthly unlll the SMi) was paid out. On Feb. 25, 1044. Mr and Mrs Muex filed tending that Hawkins comply will) Icrms of lite sale by refusing to pay inleresl In nddl- tfon lo thc $3 monthly payment. Gerald Cassidy Returns From National 4-H Camp Gerald Cassldy. of Armorel, who nl tended the Nation il 4-11 Club nnmp In Washington D. O. Ins!, wrck, nrilvcd home from the camp Sal- urday afternoon. While nt the camp, Gerald received several honors includliv; being chosen from Ihc hundreds of 4-H Club memlKrs al^ndin^ the camp ns a rcprcsenlative member tn greet Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson and as a color bearer In the camp's cltli.-nship ceremony, held Tuesday. Giirald was awarded thc trip to Ihe national camp for winning top honors In Ihe leadership nnd ach- levemenl conlest held for 4-H Club members In Arkansas bst year. Ignore Truman's Plea to Uphold His Decision Worst Legislative Defeat For President ' • In "His Political Career BV RAYMOND LAHK '"'' (tlnitrd Press Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, June 23; (UP) — The Senate iictcd Dm Republican' labor reform bill over Presidctlt I'l'iinum's objection. In Its most Important vote of the year, tho Senate Ignored . a last-ditch plea by Tr. Truman and • overrode his veto of tho controversial Tuft-Hartley measure. The Senate vote was t)8 to oven, ride and :» against, This was fix voles more Hum the ,'iecexsary two- Ihlrds majority. Twenty democrnls—mostly Southerners—Joined 48 BcpuWlcRhs in overriding Mr. Truman. Voting'to sustain were 22 democrats and three Republicans—Wnyil 0 Morse, Ore.,, George W. Maloun, Ney., and William Lunger, N. D. The House overrode Ih-j Presl- deiit by 331 to 83—R 4 to 1 mar- Kin—lust Friday. It acted rlijht alter Mr. Truman sent lilb bllBH-rlug vein message lo Congress. Tho conlrovcrsial mcusuro .- prevailed despite three ssparnt/; attacks by Mr. Triimnil, an all-out' campaign by organr/ed Pibor and a :«>-hou r futile filibuster last Friday nnd Saturday by a handful of Insurgent Setiatorc. Truman's Wor*l Defeat It was Mr. Trurnan'3 '.worst "ice- shitlvc defeat in his 20 mihllis tn the White House. It followed by only six days one of his, '• victories—the Iloai'c action In sus-"' Inliilng his veto of the Republican- sponsor«d . Income tft.x rcditclloii bill. " , • On the labor Issue, In: lost to his No. 1 foe in confiess aiul his possible opiwnwit in th. ^949 pres- Irtentla] .election—«:ri." "Robert A Tuft, o. , Uoth Inlwr and IAXI-S arc cer- lal|i to be jnnjor IMIICS in thiit CBinpalgn, Irrespective ol candidates. Mr.' Truman had vetoed 77 bl'lls since ho became president Apill 12. 1045. This was Ihe first time ho was overridden. . Two hours before tlic cnicjijl Senate vote, Mr. Truman made h'js third—and last—stand. He dls-' patched a letter to Senile Democratic Leader Alb=n W, Barklr.y of Kentucky expressing "foryent hope" thiit his veto would be sustained Ma.v Get Unit test The new l»w—the most sweeping set of restraints on labor-unfcms in tlie nation's history—-may get, it-s lirsl test If John L..Lewis and his united Mine Worker.", (APL) fall to sign a contract with private coal operators by July 7. """ Tlie government., .is . cnipowcrid under the now net to seek' injunctions lo hall strikes In vital industries for 80 clays Hcsldes pcrmlttint; thi Rovern- mcnt to KKI 80-day •injuficttttn; HRainat strikes endangering j:a- tlounl henlth and safety, the new Inw bans the closed shoo, restrict? the union shop, makes unions subject to suits for damages and lo charges of unfair labor practices and outlaws jurlsrilctiO'inl strikes and secondary bpycotls. It rewrites the Wagner Act of in?fl—tabor's so-called" Bill of RlRhls. The bill, which be-mii tii-ln?. shape last Januarj'. was vetoed by JMr. Truman Friday as biVc'that would sow discord '!fo r years, to come." Friday nlglil. he look his case directly to the people. He called the measure "shocking.",,, Tafl countered with n radio speech iccuslnt; the president of "mlsrcpr-'snilntlon" -irri chiirginc htm with not knowing whst w« in the bill. Itcp. Freri A. Hnrtlev, Jr.. R, N. J.. co-nuthnr of the bill, bill followed up Taffs a'i nct w ui< a slatemer.l charging that Mr. Truman did :-ot, write his own voto messarje Hartley <;aH ;L was written by CIO lawyers. N. Y. Stocks Closinjr Slock Triers Bolh courts found tiic contract "plain and unambiguous" nnd uphold ils validity, A. T. & T Amcr Tobacco ... Anaconda Copper Belli Steel Chrysler Gen Electric .... Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester ... Norlh Am Aviallon suit con-1 Republic Sleel failed tolRartlo Socony Vacuum . Studctwker Standard of N J . 155 73 1-4 32 1-2 107 1-2 33 58 7-8 59 14 5-3 Hot Spell Seems Remote As Sleepers Grab Cover The hot spell of 10 da.vs ago today seemed as remote as Vast summer to Blythevlllc residents, who awoke this morning to finrl a blanket of grey clouds between them and" the sun and more rain soaking already soggy ground and swollen rivers and streams. Showers over the wtekenrt artdcrt .34 of an inch of .moisture to tlie more than two inchw.'of rain Ihat. Texas Corp Packard . U S Sled i-i v-u oi^'l^ ttltlll imw' I9II1 IMHl. 88 1-3 'fell Friday and Saturday. Ternper- 7 1-2 l^tures. too, fell over the weekend 35 5-8 8 3-8 If! 1-4 19 3-4 75 3-4 'and the mercury last al?ht went to' a low of 65 degrees, nc<v>rGln^ to Rcbert E. Blaylock, official w*a- ther observer here. .u ,1-1 , Highest temperature . here yes- 63 5-3 /.lerday was 83 degrees Saturday's 5 3-8'high was 87 degrees lind the tow 67 3-4. during that night was 73 degrees.

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