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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPEK OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. X1..II--NO. 30L BK/theville Dally New» Blythevllle Courier Blythevllle Herald Mississippi Valley Leader m,Y r nilCVll,LK, ARKANSAS, TIIUKSUAY, MAHCIl l-l, 1910 Kennedy,Darden Mentioned For High Navy Post Capital Speculates On Possible Nominee For Undersecretary BV I.YI.K C. WILSON United Tress Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, Mar. 14. (UP) — Millionaire Joseph P. Kennedy and former Coy. Colgate W. Darden of Virginia were tops today in speculative discussion of persons likely lo be nominated to be Undersecretary of Navy. Nomination of Edwin W. Paulei for that post was withdrawn from the Senate yesterday by President. Truman after a political 'brawl that jarred the cabinet and Icil raw political wounds. Kennedy is from Boston. He served the Roosevelt administration a a member of the securities and exchange commission and as ambas ador to Great Britain. The mat named to be undersecretary is ex peeled shortly to succeed Jame: Forrestal as Secretary of Navy. At least that is understood to have been the plan if Pauley had been •• confirmed. W Ickes Renews Attack Pauley's nomination was withdrawn at his request but under pressure after a six weeks political battle in which Secretary of In- lerior Harold L. ickcs resigned in a burst of charges against him and Mr. Truman. Ickcs returned to the battle last night In a radio address befqre the economic club of New York. lie said the Truman administration lacks moral standards "to the degree that violation of the law is condoned although it may threaten the foundations of the government." He was referring partly to the iact that Attorney General Tom C. Clark had not taken action against a witness during Ihe Pauley hearings. But the blast was aimed at Mr. Truman, as well. When he stormed out of the cabinet on Feb. 1.1, the old curmougeon said lie dill not "care to stay in an admin- islralion where I am expected t<: . commit perjury." He claimed Mr Truman had asked him to go easy on Pauley wh,en lie testified be- fon. the Senate'Naval Affairs Committee on the nominee's fitness lo ,be Nayy^.JJndcrsecretary. Makes New York Address Addressing his New York an diencc last night. Ickes said: "Why. perjury is no longer con LI sidcrcd in some quarters, including • many newspapers, as even a vcnia SINGLE COPIES .FIVE CENTS Vegro Admits Double Slaying; 'Something Told Me To Do It!' "Something jusl told me to ilo il ami I did," was tliu simple explanation jriven by \Villio Dowell, TO-yeai-old Nu- jji'o, as his reason I'or committing one of Ilia worst crimes in tho history of Hlylhevillc. He confessed, Sheriff Hale Jackson said today, to Uillinj. two Negro women and burning of a house. In talking with Sheriff Jackson, while en route from Greenville, Miss., where arrested yesterday afternoon he did not discuss attempted firing of Odis Seratt's country home, which did not burn, but a formal confession is expected to he made later in presence of witnesses and signed IjyJJowcll, Sheriff Jackson said. ~ " Notified yeslcrrfnv Union Members Are Expected To Approve Terms End Of 2 Big Strikes May Help Settlement Of Other Disputes sin. The attorney general, who | ncr during tn e past sought to be diligent to Invoke the penalty of the law for perjury, has in effect taken the position that when it sticks up its ugly head in a hearing into the qualifications of a man nominated for high federal office, it relates only to a 'political controversy and apparently, therefore, is to be jovially ignored.' 1 Ickes accused Pauley of proposing that a federal suit involving tills of tidewater oil lands be dropped to facilitate collection of campaign contributions for the Democratic National Committee in. 1944. The late Franklin D. Roosevelt then was a fourth term candidate. Paul- cv was treasurer of the Democratic National Committee. Pauley denied the charge. Other testimony alleged thai persons working with Pauley had sought to show corporation officers how they could set around the law which forbids contribution of corporation funds to political parties. The Senate Committee hastily ran y away from that subject. During the prolonged committee controversy, Pauley sought vindication and finally an expression of confidence in his integrity. He got such an expression from Mr. Truman. He got it even from Ickcs toward the last when the former secretary was recalled to testify. He thought Pauley was fit for other government service but not fov the Navy Department because he was in the oil business. Mrs. Blackwell Dies Last Night Well-Known Armcrcl Resident Is Victim Of Prolonged Illness Mrs. Annie Johnson Blackwell. wife of R. Cozine Blackwell of Armorel. died early today at Memphis Baptist Hospital after bavin? been ill two months. She was 40. Funeral arrangements were in- omplete this afternoon, but serv- ccs will be held some time Sal- rday at Cobb Funeral Home, fol- owiny arrival of relatives. Notified shortly after 2 o'clock his morniiiK that Mrs. Blackwell's condition suddenly had become vorsc, Mr. Blackwell. bis sister, Mrs. W. J. Pollard; Mrs. Black- voll's sister, Mrs. R. H. Robinson of Detroit and Mr. Robinson, left mmedialely for Mehiphis but she .lied shortly before their arrival here. With hcr was her daughter, Mrs. Sugeiic Dozicr of Little Rock; hci father. Claude Johnson; anothci •sister. Mrs. S. II. Hurt, and two brothers, James and Herbert Johnson, all of whom reside in Memphis. h n also is survived by two sons. Eugene Blnckwell of the Infantry, now attending; Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning. Cla.. and Johnson Blackwel]. student at Arkansas Slate College. Jonesbnro, who recently returned after long .service with the. Army in the European Theater. Mrs. Blackwell became ill early in January and on Jan. 18 was removed to Blytheville Hospital for treament. Later, she entered Memphis Baptist. Hospital where she underwent an operation and extensive treatment in an effort to diagnose her illness. Her condition had seemed improved when relatives here visited several days •ind she was to be removed to her home in about two weeks. Mrs. Blackwell was well known throughout a wide- area, having had a successful business career for h<: past six years. Long interested in improvement of conditions among rural families, Mrs. Blnckwell became a leader in iome demonstration work of farm women. Especially interested in home improvement, she began the milking of slip covers and draperies which led to establishment of an interior decorating business with Mrs. W. Ijconard Smith as a partner. They have been given wide publicity for creation of .such a successful business which added to the beauty of many residences with orders booked several months in advance. Born Jan. G. 1891, at Ripley, Tcnn., Mrs. Blackwell was reared there, she came to North Mississippi County late in 1919 and since that time had made her home on farms near Armorel. . afternoon that DOIVOII had ueen arrested at Greenville, Sheriff Jackson left immediately for that city after receiving the cull shortly before 3 o'clock. Arouses Suspicion Dowell had been apprehended by police there after the Negro woman operator of a Greenville rooming house notified officers that Dowell't, talk had aroused suspicion. When arrested, he confessed IK vas wanted here and agreed to vaive extradition. He will be charged with murde Jii two counts and arson on two counts. Sheriff Jackson said. Dowell told Sheriff Jackson he let Blytheville MondHy morning on Hi southbound train and that he too! bus at Memphis for Greenvlll that afternoon. Officers here had followed that lead and authorities in all towns inrt cities of the Midfiouth had been notified to be on the lookout for the wanted man. Dowell's wife, Eli/athc Washing- Ion Dowell, 58. was killed before burned, he (old Sheriff Jackson. Talking about the slaylngs while en route here. Dowell said he began beating bis wife about 11:45 o'clock Sunday night while they were in beil at their home on the Blytheville Oil Mill Road one and a half miles south of town. Victim Beaten and Slabbed After beating her severely, he stabbed her with a knife, he said, until sh c died. He then' set fire to the house, leaving the scene as soon as the fir c had gained headway. The house was destroyed. "She done m c wrong" was the explanation given when discussing the slaying of his former wife, Relha Dowell, 64. who lived alone at her house-off Coleridge street. Going there shortly after firing the house he recently sold to Odis Seratt. white farmer, the Negro shot his former wife through the neck and then fled. He dropped his gun and when be could not find it immediately, because of the darkness, he continued on his way he said. He made no answer to the question of firing the Seratl house to which fire had been set but which extinguished before serious damage was done. Officers were told Seratt had ordered Dowell to move from the house h[, had purchased and tin Negro had not cooperated in plans for transfer of the property and moving to possible be a motive for firing his house. Dowell was in the Frisco Station at 4:30 o'clock Monday morning, as officers had learned after questioning many people, and this "lead" was developed. Dowell was left at the county jail iii Osceola following arrival there with sheriff Jackson during the night, and was to be brought her? today where he will remain until the next term of Criminal Division of circuit Court April 1. liy United I'rrss Two of (he nation's longest ant rgest labor disputes, Involviftj, iTO.OOO workers, were settled to ;tay except for the formality o rank and file acceptance of tin liropOH'd contracts. Agreements to end the tw strikes— the CIO Auto Worker against General Motoi-s untl th CIO Electrical Workers' wiilkon against tho General Electric Co- were reached on the basis of wug increases i>f 18 1 -.. cents an hour. Conclusion of the 111-diiy-ol OM strike was described by Seen. lary of Labor Lewis 11. Schwellcr bach as the "most .significant" t any reached in recent work sto] pages. Schwellenbach said it iwlni ed to early settlement of rematnln labor-management disputes Idllr 3G7.000 workers. Th Bevin Confident Russia Will Fulfil Assurances, House of Commons Hears Britain Won't Send Soldiers Soviet Forces Leaving Tabriz !n 3 Directions Group Unexpectedly Tuyis Toward Turkey, Informants Declare Washington Tense Over Soviet Relations — Truman Holds Talks TKIIKAN, March M. (UPl— Itell- jlu sources reported today that number was the smallest Husstan forces have been leaving the current wave of recon-1 Tabri/.. capital of A/crbaiJan, In sinc version Industrial disputes broke, three directions, and some of them early this year. After the I unexpectedly turned olf In the dl- Malaria Control Work Explained At Kiwanis Club . Malaria control with the use of DDT and larvae spraying were dis- cu.sscd by Hoger Cooper, area supervisor. Malaria Control unit of the U. S. Public Health Service, at the regular Kiwanis luncheon meeting yesterday at Hotel Noble. Mr. Cooper told Kiwanlaiis of the program for spraying houses with DDT. pointing out that 13,000 homes in Mississippi County would be sprayed twice this year. The homes arc sprayed at four-month intervals. He told of Ihe use of DDT overseas camps and answered ques- llons concerning iU effectiveness. In discussing control of the malaria control by larvae spraying Mr Cooper explained that this was an effort to kill the mosquito In its earliest stage and prevent any carrying of the malaria germ. In larvae spraying all stagnant pools or breeding places for mosqultos are covered with an oily film so the larvae cannot brca'.lic the air necessary for its life. Mr. Cooper recently came to Blytheville from Washington. D. C. and replaces Lieut, Edward Shields as area supervisor. Present for the meeting yesterday was a new member, Fred Cal- llghan. Former Resident Of County Dies Funeral Services Held At Dudley, Mo., For Mrs. Northington Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Vorthington. wife of Momoion Northington who formerly lived here, were held today at Dudley Mo. Mrs. Northington. 65. died Mon- Hartle Hughes Of Dell Held For Desertion steel, meat and electrical walkouts January, more llinn 1.800,000 workers' were idle In strikes and shutdowns resulting from strikes. The General Electric agreement was to be submitted for ratification by local unions at membership meetings Saturday, and workers were expected back on the Job Monday. Maintenance crews were scheduled to return to OW's 92 strike-bound plaids next week. In other major labor developments: , 1. Hus and trolley transportation in Louisville, Ky., was resumed after CIO Transport Workers unanimously approved an agreement to end a six-day walkout. 2. A federal conciliator was assigned lo sil in on soft coal wage negotiations lo be available (or assistance, if necessary, lo avert a mine strike April 2. 3. Public transportation back to noral at Gary, Ind., under a company-union agreement 'to submit disputed wage demands • to arbitration. 4. The UAW's. National Ford Council ended a four-day scsslpu without approving a new coutri 1 with the Ford Motor Co.. and certain minor points of the agreement were ordered renegotiated before submission for rank and file approval. The agreement lo end the 50- day-old General Electric strike affecting 100.COO workers in 10 states, was announced jointly last light by union and company rep- •cscntatives. In addition to the IS'-j cents pay ucosl, the proposed contract provided for retroactive pay lo Jan. 1 on the basis of the company's original offer of a 10 cents an iiour increase to employes earning loss than SI an hour, and 10 per cent lo those earning more lhan Simultaneously with the GE announcement, however, the union said that no progress had been reported toward selllement of tho strike of 15.000 members against Wcstinghouse Electric Corp. A Weslinghouse agrcemcnl reportedly was being held up by company insislencr of union assurance against strikes, and elimination of inequalities in the incentive system. In addition, tho company was said to be unwilling to match the GE wage increase on grounds il already was paying wages II per cent higher than the average lor the industry. rection of the Turkish border. Despite Ihe .Soviet departures coin Tabri/,. the garrison now was •epovied Iwo or three linu'M as big is it was Iwo months ago. Thus reinforcement on a major scale would have been going on. The Heel army units leaving Tabriz were moving norlhward toward Maraud and apparently lo- ward Armenia, bill convoys uirnec oil toward Khlo, about 100 mile! west of Tnbrl/,, and Ihe Tnrklsl border, informants reported. Many rich and hillucntial Iranians have lell Tehran recently. Premier Ahmed Glnivam salt yesterday he had no official Infor WASHINGTON, Mar. M. (U.I'.)—Officiiil concern ovur Soviol. rcliitioiis i-ontiiUHXI umilmUnl lotlny us llon.so nicni- liorn entered llu> vovlml sliiR-jfin^ match botwcini Jo.sof Sttiliu iu\<l \Vinslou Churr.hill. Pro.sidcnl Trimum confmx'il with Sm-eljivy of Stale .liiincs F. Hyrnus itnd \V. Avorcll HniTininn, formei- U. S. AmbnuKiulor to Russia. The Slate Di'tiar I mo nt stuck to its (Uiclaration (hat thu USSK is sciuliiiff new troops into Iran. Uussia continued to K ( V{ ; this, novcrnnuml Iho silent trajlmi'nl (in its repealed mi'iosls for information about, boviet intentions in the Middle Kaxt. A House Military Affairs sulicnni- Plane Flying To St. Louis With Glennon mltlco awaited a State Department reply to charges that II has put "pro-Russian" persons In "high ranking filalc Department Jobs." In the House, Howard Uuiictl, It.. Neb., called Churchill a warmonger, and ltci>. John !•;. Hmritln. D., Miss., retorted Hint tho charge sounded "like something right out of Moscow," Assallx Churchill BnfTetl. complained Back Into Iran Says Britain Would Regret Settlement Made Under Duress LONDON, Mar. 14. (U.P.)- Foreign Secretory Ernest " aevli said today that Britain would "re Bret" uny Iranian settlement madi under duress of Soviet occupation but expressed confidence that Rus sla will fulfill hcr assurances tha [run's territorial Integrity will b rc.spccled nnrt lliat no aggresstoi Is contemplated against her. Bevin told the House of Com mons that Britain "would rcgn any settlement which appeared I malion of Soviet Ivoop movement, toward Tehran, as reported by the American Stale Department, Today Cihavam banned all public demonstrations because of what he described as misuse of political freedom. He did not amplify his announcement of the ban. but did say lhat demonstrators might gather in clubs and dwelling places If they desire. Reliable sources said the Soviet ST. LOUIS, Mar. 14. (UPI—The TWA Skymasler bearing the body of John Cardinal Qlennon was expected lo arrive nt the Municipal airport lotlay at 2:2:1 p.m.' GST, ciidinu the homeward flight from Shannon, Klre. j Accompanying the Cardinal's remains on Uic overseas flight was) ___ „.,.,..., ,..,.„ Msgr. John P. Codyn. chancellor enough of "Mr. CliuTchiu's' 'sc'd'uc- agalnsl Churchill's use of I). S. broadcasllng networks In his Pulton, Mo., speech —Ilio speech stnlln said was a threat lo peace—for what Ihe congressman called "war-ruongerlng purposes." •' He said I'M: (lulled Slates has bad of (he St. Louis Archdloce.se; Comodore Alplionni! MacMahon, USNIi, the Cardinal's physician; the prelate's nephew, Father Philip O'Connor. and Joseph Case. TWA official. A party of 18 priests and Catholic laymen, including Dr. William P. Glennon, brother 1 of the Cardl- nal, was also aboard the Skymasler. They had flown lo New York from St. Louis to meet the plane whlc.li arrived at Gimrdlu Fluid at garrison in Azerbaijan, Iran's nurlh-j 8:0:i I'- 1 "- r '' om Shannon Via Gan- SI. was day at where she before. Mr. and Mrs. their home on Louis hospital to admitted two days Norlhington made a farm near Blv- Sought by the Army since September, an alleged Army deserter was arrested at his home near Bly- Ihcville after officers here were formed he faced a charge of Army desertion. Hartle Hughes was apprehcndcc' last night at his country home near Dell by Sheriff Deputies Ralph Rose and E. A. Rice upon receipt of the information. He admitted to them that he deserted from the Army Kept. 20. at Camp Butler. N. C., and shortly afterward relumed to his home where he since had been living under guise that he had been discharged from the Army. In the county jail here. h c will be turned over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for questioning and then placed In custody of military - ••• said. .westi.-prcvinc'j ".yu'eli . recently rtc- clarcd Itself autonomous, may Imve been doubled from it.s original 30,000 men within the la.st month. The reports of the Red army movements said (hat In addition to the activity toward the Turkish border, other units were moving southeast toward Mlaneh, about 100 miles southeast of Tabriz, and still others toward Marauheh, 50 miles from Tabriz, and toward Miynn-Duab. Seventeen railroad cars, four loaded with troops and the rest with ammunition, arrived at KaniJ, ao miles from Tehran, Informants reported. New Recruiting Policy Revealed Specialists Sought For Army Air Corps, Colonel Davis Says ier. Newfoundland. Upon arrival here I he prelate's )ody will be mot by a Ili-aiitomo- blle cortege. The procession, c'scort- id by city motorcyle police, will nkc a direct route to tho Cardinal's •csidence adjnccnt to the Cathedral. There the body will be clothed different ve.slmcnts preparatory lo lying in state before flic Central Altar In the Cathedral. llve falsehoods ntinkln replied thai Churchill served Immunity "when he lurnecl Ihe blessed .sunlight of publicity at Pulton on Uic danger lhat some nations are to the rest of the world Including the United Stales." Churchill prepared to make; another broadcast, (MliS) from New York tomorrow night In which he Is expected to answer Stalin. The State Department said iichll- llonal reports from Iran bore out il.i original clmrucs, made Tuesday lliul Hus»la Is reinforcing "Its be extracted Horn the Persian Oov orninonl under duress while tl Soviet Government was still I occupation of a pnrt of Persia." However, he sold that Brltal had received the "most catcgor reassurances" of Russia's intei tlons with regard to Iran. Hevln snld that these assuranci wery given on several occasions Hf said that Britain had • n present pliius for sending hue Into Iran the British troops whk were withdrawn by the March deadline. "We have rccclyed the mo categoric reassurance from Gel cnillsslmo Stalin and the Sovl Government" Bevin said, "thattl Integrity of Persia would ,' be r spectecl and there was no Intel linn or taking aggressive actli against hcr." • •• , : Co rr«i pan dent* Cautioned Ilcvln said that" the decision n to send British troops back to iri stoo .de Ihcvillc for two years, leaving here 'side at : their present home. in 1933 to reside at Dudley. Mo. Burial was made at the Dudley Cemetery with Cobb Funeral Home in charge. Besides her husband, she is survived by three sons. Conlcy L. Northington and Hurley Jerry Ncrthington of St. Louis and William lj. Northington of Dudley, and three daughters, Mrs. Cora Lee Carruthcrs of Dudley. Mrs. Annie Mae Sullivan of Amory, Miss., and Mrs. Bertha Lloyd of luka. Miss. authorities, Deputy nose Livestock N. O. Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Mar. 14. (UP) —Cotton closed barely steady. Mar. . No Sales. May . 2654 2S65 2650 2G51 JVlly . 2665 2G78 2665 2605 Oct. Dec. . 2655 . 2651 2665 2G60 2650 2G46 2651 2G48 ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. Mar. 14. i UP)—Livestock: Hogs: 5,300; salable 4,000; market active, steady. Around 20 per cent of run weights under IfiO pounds; good and choice barrows and gilts. $14.80; few cull and medium light pigs, $13.50; sows and slags S14.05: few heavy stags $13.75. Cattle—5,200; salable 1.500; calves 800. all salable; supply of cattle light. Less than 'i dozen loads of steers on_.sRlc. Market steady. O(i(' head O f good steers and heifer yearlings. $15-16; R few mixed to $16.75; medium around $14-14.50 good cows $13; common and medium beef cows, $9.50-12; canners $7-9; good beef bulls $14; medlinr to good sausage bulls $1150-13 choice vealers, $17.90; medium to good $13-16.50; slaughter steers $10.50-17.90; slaughter heifers »9.5015.75; feeder steers $9.50-15.50. The new recruiting policy of (he Var Department, to enlist mm as .pccialists in Ihe Army Air Cor|>s. s being announced here by CoL Samuel J. Davis, new commanding officer of Blylhcville Army Air Field. There arc more than 250 tM>es if specialists and technician;- in »radc commensurate of their liam- ng and experience, it has bct'ii innounccd. Grades offered run from < "''- poral through that of technical sergeant with the new policy in orce since February. All separated personnel honorably discharged on or alter May .. 12, 1945. are eligible for llm offer. [ nal property. It Colonel Davis pointed out. More than one and :i linl! million men now in civilian lit' 1 ;irc affected by Ihls new policy, according to the announcement. Veterans desiring fun her information or to enlist may contact the recruiting detail at Uie nlytl'e- vllle postofficc each Monday, Colonel Davis annouiKfd- City May Handle Garbage System Proposed Ordinance Studied By Council ! Here Last Night 'Ihe City Council, in the March meeting last night, look under study a proposed garbage ordinance, passed a resolution asking Uic Cotlon Bell Railroad lo construct a crossing on West Hcarn street and discussed the proposed use or housing nulls at Blylhcville Army Ah' I r leld by veterans. A new garbage ordinance, patterned after that of Little Rock, was to be studied by the aldermen after they haci been given copies nnd a gncral discussion held. Under the proposed plan, the City of niylhcville would lake over operation of the city's garbage system with cost to be borne by residents who would pay four yearly. It Is Imped to have the new system in operation by arrival of warm weather, if trucks can be secured. H was announced. Under the present system, garbage is collected here in a private business oiK'r.iied by an individual wilh residents paying a monthly charge of 50 rents for residential property nnd a higher charge of sliding scale for businesses. Cost under Mir new .system not been dcridr-d, it was understood. The Cotlon Holt Railroad be asked to install a crossing on We.sl Hcarn street where plans are underway for openlnc of resldcn- roimfil was told Death Claims Allen Hargett, Local Farmer Allen Hlirgctt. long a farmer here, died this morning at Blytheville Hospital. He was 70. Stricken III of pneumonia three weeks IIRO, he was moved lo the hospital about 10 days ago wllh his condition critical since lhat time. Death came at 7 o'clock. l-'nnrral arrangement:; were fn- romplclc early Ibis aflernoon pending a message from a son. Harvey Hargclt, who now lives In California. He also Is survived by a daughter, Mis. Ollic Hayurs of Cleai Lake, willi whom he made his home; a brother Ben Hargett. and throe half brothers. Tom, Clarence and Clyde Hargcll, all of Hlpley. Term. Cobb Funeral Home is In charge. Wanted To Bomb U. S. Factories Gocring Testifies He Sought Construction Of Lortg-Rangc Planes Persian forces with tank and cavalry columns. President Truman summoned Harrlman to Ihe While House and shorlly afterward conferred with Byrnes. Ilarrlman earlier had discussed Russian relations at a closed nccllng of the House Rules Committee. Offers No Slalemrnt Harrlmnn would not discuss his conference witli Mr. Truman. He uld lhal If he wanted to say any- lihiK publicly about Russia, he would "make a speech"—probably on the We.sL Coast next month. The Senate, meanwhile, acted quickly on n bill paving the way to dl.spalch of a new ambassador to Russia. The bill, which now goes lo the While House, will permit 1.1. Ocn. Walter B, Smllh to keep his mllllary status while serving as ambassador in Moscow, Semite Republican leader Wallace H. White. Me., supported the bill wilh Ihe comment that: "We are all somewhat apprehensive concernlni; our relations with Russia. 1 am sure we will feel more nl ease with an American ambassador there ill charge of diplomatic affairs." The anpry lone of Stalin's replj to Churchill worried U. S. officials who are trying to keep the currcn war of nerves within bounds. There was no olllclal comment— and will not be—on Stalin's blunt accusation that Churchill and some of his friends in the United States were trying: lo whip up anti-Communist sentiment for a war against '.lie Soviet Union. But the White House and the Stale Department were studying Stalin's statement carefully. The incident which provoked it—Churchill's appeal for an Anglo-American alliance lo stem Soviet expansionism—look place In the United States In the presence and under the tiunsi- ponsorshlp of President Truman. Weather ARKANSAS—Mostb scattered showers in today, partly cloudy Friday, warmer in Fridny . clOllrtv with ea.st pui'l ion tonleht and cast portion The proposed plan for housing veterans in the units vacant at Blylhcville Army Air Field was explained to the council by J. M. Cleveland, commander of Dud Cason Post, American Legion. N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK, Mar. H. (UPI — Cotton closed barely steady. Mar. . '2G98 2105 2698 2G95 May . 2067 2672 26fi3 26GS July . 2005 2(174 2665 26C8 Oct. . 2B58 2662 2618 2650 Dec. . 2652 2GS9 2645 2G45 iSpols closed nominal a.t 27.23 down 8. NUERNBERC. Mar. M. <UP> — Hermann Gosring revealed before the War Crimes Tribunal today that he had urged construction of lorg-rangc German bombers capable of attacking American foc- lorirs long before the uar IICK.IH. Without mentioning Ihf date ol thr proposal. GocriilR said he suggested construction of a bomber able to fly lo the United States and back. He .said he wanted U "In event America should enter a war agalns' Germany, and so I could reach th:American armaments Industry." Gr.nring was on the witness stand for the second day, lighting tor his life. Etc was confident and composed in his pearl grey uniform, but had discarded the red scarf he wore yesterday. Goering said that Russia was able to win the war only because If adhered to "the Fuehrer principle." Two Contests Indicated For School Boards Chicaao Wheat May . 183!-i 18314 183'i 183H- July . 183',6 l$3'i 183','i 183VJ' Chicoao Rv« May . 21691 217 215 21B',6 July . H8',4 148!t HB',4 148','j There will be little opposition In the annual county school board elections Saturday. Philip J. Deer, supervisor of Mississippi County Schools, said today. Only contests arc for one nosi- llon at Dell and Lcachville. At Dell the two candidates for the vacant position on the board are M. J. Koehler and Sam Simmons and at Leachvllle, Walter Hipp and E. U. Shannon. Mr. Hipp Is a candidate for re-election. Hcwcver, it wiv> pointed out. there is a possibility ol a contest if names are written in on the ballot at the j polls. There will be 35 districts in the election and voting will be done at t regular .school election i>olling ! places. I Mr. Deer said F. A. Rogers of Clear Lake would automatically be reelected a. County Board member stood .despite .the fcport.vbr Sovl troop movements 'In the count] A Foreign Office spokesman ca tloned correspondents on the T liability of the reports of tra movements In Iran. Bcvln told the Uoase that Soviet note of lust November si: Iflcully slated that Russia 1 tended to observe Iran's terrltor nlcgrily. He also recalled that :he London meeting of the Con or Foreign Ministers Foreli Commissar V. M. Molotov h ,ivcn him lo understand that the was no dUferepco of opinion i gardlng withOTiwal of both Brltl and Soviet troops by March 2. Bevin said th»t "Mr. Molbt ki'ri me to bear in mind tho s ceptlonal ji^portancc which I Soviet Government aitached the strictest fulfillment o' th obligation." I" the light of these assuranc Bevin sold, "it Is difficult for 1 Majesty's Government to undi stand the present policy of sov Russia In this matter nnd mc difficult (or us to believe that these assurances are not goin^ be fulfilled." Bevin Indicated there would no further British action on t matter until Russia replies to t inquiries tent to Moscow. The Foreign Office caution: warning was given by the spoki man as the Soviet press launcli a fresh campaign against Ir charging that Iranian elcmei were plotting with "foreign actlonnrles" for war and tcrrltoi grabs against Russia. The spokesman said flatly tl the Foreign Office had recei' no information to bear out i report that any large Soviet for were moving on Tehran. He said that there "had t> concrete evidence of the arrival Red Army reinforcements in Ii and that tho arrival of some -fr troops In Iran had been observ "But," he added, "there well n have been equal movement other way." Ho said alt reports concern the Red Arms' in Iran should regarded with caution, beca "such observers as are avails lo the British are few and far twccn. making it difficult to^ concrete reports- 1 ' The authoritative Ixmdon Tii today called for a Big Three mi ing at the earliest , possible i mcnt and warned that "notr should be said which will ags vate a delicate If not a danger situation." N. Y. Stocks AT Jt T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Ocr. Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward 81 N Y Central 2« Tnt Harvester 88 North Am Aviation Republic Steel .... Radio 188 121 45 71 Socony Vtcuum because he is tho only man seeking Studeb»k«r thnt post. 'StAiKtart of N J U St 15 ...... li 3*

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