The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 18, 1946 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 18, 1946
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BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NKWSPAPEU OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XL1I—NO. 304 Bljthevllle DnMy Newt Blythevllle Courier Blythcvllle Hcrnld Mississippi Valley lender WILL SEIZE I.I.K, ARKANSAS. MONDAY, MARCH 18, I9IC, SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Food Shortages Blamed On Early End 01 Controls Lehman Says Millions Hungry Because U. S. Stopped Rationing By KAJLPII HK1N/KN United Press Staff t'orri-sitoml ATLANTIC CITY, N J., March! 18.—The premature removal of ra-' Uontng and other footl controls In the United states and certain other I countries was blamed today by I Herbert H- Lehman, retiring director general of UNURA. tor the worldwide food crisis which threatens millions with starvation. The present food crisis is the gravest emergency which has laced tlie United Nations since the end of the war, Lehman said in his semi-annual report to the Council of UNRRA which is holding its fourth session here. "The foundations of n .secure peace cannot be built on famine." Lehman said. The premature removal of food controls was "quite u n just i tied," he said. "Strong but politically unpleasant" measures may have to be taken before tho world can again be freed from the spectre of starvation, he said. "It is in the self-interest of all countries concerned to realize that a failure to provide food for ninny millions must inevitably lead to widespread political instability and can well sow the seeds of future,' armed conflict," Lehman said. He urged the necessity of effective measures lo strengthen existing grain collection schemes in Europe before- the new harvest, and Insisted upon the necessity of immediately widening the combined food board, now comprising only the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. "Energetic Potion must be taken /j,Xi.'.cnsi-^c_,thsxi- tUe men, women and children of the work! receive food before animals do." he said. "And that, alas, is not the case locJay. The leaders of the nations hfivc been presented with a unique opportunity to demonstrate a degree of statesmanship which can well be decisive in averting a disaster which may destroy more lives than any war in history." Lehman reiterated UNRRA's determination to empty as rapidly as possible the camps filled with "displaced persons" in Europe, the Near East and Asia. He admitted that the policy of, the UNRRA Council to exclude all | collaboartionisUs from the camps 1 has failed, but shunted the responsibility to the military authorities. Since Sept. 1. 1945, he reported. 725.CCO displaced persons have been repatriated. Kc said he was unable to estimate the proportion of displaced persons who arc not prepared to return to their homes, but by the lowest, estimates, he expects there will remain at least 400,000 displaced persons hi UNRRA camps at tlie end of July 1946. Pledges" U. S. Aid ' | General Motors Workers Remain Away From Jobs 19 of 34 Unions Vote To Await Settlement Of Local Disputes RUSSIA SAYS Wallace Murray, above, U. S. ninbassador lo Iran, is reported to have promised Shah Mohammed lieza Pa h I e v i A mer ten ti support, if needed, in Iran's dispute with Russia. Bureau Workers Jo Be Rewarded North Mississippi County Farm Bureau Drive Successful Colonel Davis Dispels Rumor Concerning Base .BIylhcvlllc Army Air Field did not open todny niitl Mill rcirmins on n "standby" basis, it was announced by Col. Samuel J. Davis, comminuting officer. Wildest, or rumors continue to Irc repeated that the base is reopening today but Ihc field announced there was no change in the sliitus which was announced last week in the Courier New.s. There now remains at the field only .seven oITicci's and no enlisted men. The "less than 100 men" announced there all arc civilinn personnel, makinp np the skeleton crew looking after the property. Whether the base will be reopened is not yet known and those men hero jirc expected to be notified of any such development. Promise of a steak supper if the workers obtained 700 Blylheville members of trie North Mississippi County Farm Bureau will be paid by L. a. Nash. Blylheville chairman of the annual membership drive. He will entertain (lie 18 loc.>l workers Wcctne.sdiiy night with a steak, supper at Hotel Noble when their photographs will be taken and informal entertainment is planned. Seven o'clock is tho hour, j -It..nil. started when the. teams j divider! into two sections and one! challenged the other to a" "race" i with the losers lo cnlertain the I winners. • i '• ./H Wilh 550 members the quota as- I signed Blytlievillc, chairman Hash announced: "if both sides will en- : roll 700 members I'll buy the sup- ' per." ! Them have been 7H who have paid their membership fee of S2.50 each and the committee still is at work. The 18 lucky members, working in teams of three, are: Jim Smotherman, L. G. Ounn. Russell I Barham: C. P. Tompkins. Wiley | Smith. Fielder perry; A. C. Owens, I Roland Green. Paul Foster: W. ! F. McDaniel. J. Louis cherry. Russell Phillips: J. L. Terrell. Jack Finley Robinson, F, B. Joyner: B. a. West. E. A. Stacy. W. C. Hisgin.soii. Whi!worth Asks For Re-election l\y llniU'd I'rrss ' Thousand:, ol General Motors em- i ptoyos continued their prolonged and cosily walkout touiiy, but in other j industrial disputes San Francisco i shipyard machinists voted tn resume work and the first break appeared' In tho Middle Wcsffi hum maehin- ' jcry strikes. ; ! In Ihc General Motors dispute, IT| turns had been received from :u local unions balloting on the new contract. Most of them approved the national contrnct, but 19 of the !M voted to continue I he walkout until local plant issues are .settled. j The vole so fur tabulated in- I voh-ed &i.riOO strikers. There are !>2 plants in the General Motors nys- i tern, each with its local union. Settlement of the Wan Francisco and farm machinery disputes reduced to less lluui 310.000 the number of workers idle in dispute:; across the nation. The major developments : 1. A strike of 10.DOt) machinists, which had kept idle an estimated 45.000 San Francisco Hay shipyards mid machine shuns .since Oct. 29, | 19-13. 2. Strikes at two phut Is of the Oliver Corp.. farm utjmpuieut manufacturers, were ended. Tlie strikes had crippled production at the company's South Bend, Ind., and Charles City, la., plants. :i. Negotiations to set lie the West- itighousc Electric strike worn .stymied, hut were scheduled to be resumed Tuesday. 4. Strike threats against two of three major rubber producers at Akron, o., were removed at least temporarily. Local CIO United Rub, bcr Workers Unions voted to accept Jan 18-1-2 cent hourly, raise at the i Goodyear'Tire and Rubber Co. ami ' the Goodnch Rubber Co. Tn the General Motors contmver- ! sy. tlie biggest back-lo-work movement among the 115,000 strikers : was in Michigan, where 2B.OOO cnt- ' ployes in eight plants voted to go I back to work today. Of the 15 GM locals voting to return to work, 11 approved .seltle- Boruch To Help Moke Plans On Atomic Energy WASHINGTON. Mar. 18, U-J'.> I'LT.sidi'in '1 IN man today drafted I im in id liarui'h. 75->cur-oJd fl- . nmx-iiT anti adviser of Presidents, I ftir atinlher top [his coun- ] try's rt'iirt'M'ntnlin; on the United I Nut inns Atomic hner^y Coinmls- Lsluu. ' j I 'Ihus tun- i>f the nation's revered' 1 elder Miil.'Muen will have a key | pusitlim in handling man's j;reat- j wfiipon and newest pmbletn. The notimuxtiun ol iJarueh, wlui nuKle millions as a brilliant youu^ Wall Street, operator and llu'ti turned to public service, will In- .sent In the Senate lontot'row. As the U. S. member of the 1'J- man UNO cummls.sioin on atomic eneriiy. llnrucli will b:> churned with this country's share of the burden of pirpurity n plan under which the use of atomic eiie.rgy. in wr;ipcijis and otherwise can hi 1 controlled in thr ctiuse oC pence Tile United Stall's 1 ultimate poal. n.s outUnrd b/ Mr Truman, is the outlawing of atomic weapons and Supreme Court Upholds Ruling Damage Suit Lower Court Correct in Dismissing Case Against Accountants A Looted Manchuria Mean:, a Weak China the nse of ils riiiM'ny MTTl.K ROCK. Mar. IK. HI I' 'J h<j Arkuniiiis Supreme Cnurl ' »iny upheld it \-crdii-i of Independence County Circuit Conn fl missing u JfiU.OflO dumiiKi* suit tiled against lluve acrmmhmls ol (he Ktnt ( i Auditor's drpin Itnrul. Venue wn.s the only Issue In th Kduar linker, sheriff of niticprn- lirnre County, surd tlmce I'Taser Krlli'v Caniett. llnmrr Unwell, accountants; nnd tin- Murylancl Casually corn puny In ]ndi<peiidr*nci Countv chin-Ring that they dam iiui'cl his iTpulalioii by reporting Ihni lit 1 owed vHi'liHT; sums of moi only for' C V lo l n <* county following at p'.'atTlul iidvaiU'cmeHt of iiuin- : kind, I The International assignment for Ilaruch caps a long career o[ important tasks ontruslod to him by t U. S. rre.sHk'nls from Wood row • Wilson to President Truman. Uaruch is a seasoned observer on Kuropcan and internatinnn] nf- f'lirs, Me was economic advised fur the Aiwncmi Pciu-i- Com mission at the Paris Ponce Confrrcnui- following World War I and in the life's und lOiiO's mack 1 lo Europe. many (.rips that Altoi'-n ijinis uas BuS One Conies! !n City Election... Two Candidates Post Of Attorney Voting Here April 2 The Municipal Utaotton here April 2 will iiave n content, but in oner office unless some one filed for an oil ice prior to midnight tonight the deadline.. Only candidntPS have opponents lire Percy Wright, seeking re-elcc- of his accounts. The ld\n'i- com i dismissed llv oasr iTniirdlni? the casualty com pany. stilting that it wa.s never i inicly on the botuts of tuiy of tin (lefrnilaiUs. H al:;n uphi-ld rontrn- tii'tis rnude by Iht- uudllnr.s Mini ! thf criiuxc. .should huve br-en (lied jn E'ular.kl County, the oiHrliil resilience i)f thr three, uu-n, and noL in Jinirpemlenre County. The Supreme Court iifflnm'd the lower court ruling, und also held, Cienerul ciuy K. WM- .vllhinu his rights In Ifi'O'cnt in^ the mid ilors. The hli:h court afJirmetl Ihe decision of (he Putaski CtreuiL Court, 2nd nivi.slon, in rrfuslni; to declare rnlsl rial in the ensr "f C. II. llrlley, v.s. Teddy Don White, filed by his father and Duvld M. -Styers. The case ft rase folltnviiif: a col limn Jan, It. 19-15. I]] which w- Tcdtly was injured. Ho .dhiF! ;IH a |)ri.s«eiigcr in -Sty whie^i roUlded will) another =. owned by Hriley and driven hy John York. The lower conn awarded Hie lad SSOUh damnges and frlyers $G2f] diimiij'e.H. o| Ailn," Whenl, miir«l, rice, kuolmg, joy beoni arc Southern Monchutiu, one ol vrorld't mJus- tiiol cenlfii, willi 70*? of Chlng'i heavy id trici. Mow latqely l nuicliinciy by Out ol |or itccl, lion^mnchinciy <md textile itlnntt, ihippcu clean by the Ruiiiaru Athan Si Mniichuiia't induitty Thti and plonit pro' elnccd IMO to thr«c million lont o year. Rcdi rook 70 10 80?u at pluriT equipment Moctirntry . Hydroelectric were mpnt of both nnlhmiil rnd tora). jiion as City Attorney, and Howard issues while four voted to return j Moore, who recently announced his Becomes Candidate For Post Of Clerk In City Election Prnnk Whit wort]; has announced he will be a candidate for the office nf cify clerk in Ihc Municipal Election here April 2. In seeking the office for another term, he announced he would continue lo carry out, duties of hi's offfice which now Include the book keeping of tho city's business and the recording of Municipal Court records. TUi.s Includes all Municipal Court .sessions. An experienced accountant, lie loiif; wa.s in this same type of work before City Clerk. Mr. WVtworth, who makes his home with Mrs. Whitworth at ^Wi West Chickasa\vba, has resided lor many years in BlythcviUc where lie is a properly owner, pending .settlement of local issues One local, the Fisher Body unit at] Baltimore, Aid., rejected both the national and local .settlements, I Tn the San Francisco Bny .settle- ' ment, two unions voted to Eiecept wage proposals to end their four and one-half month strike. The CIO maL-hnlists' local 1304 voted lo accept ;\ 17 1-2 cent hourly increase at machine shops and an IH-cent hourly raise in shipyards wilh an 1 l.ft per cent for repair work. The other union. Machinists 1 Lodge G8 which voted a week ago to secede from the International Association o? Mnchinists. settled for 18 cents in both machine shops and shipyards, with the same provision as the CIO received for repair work. The unions had demanded a 30 per cent wage increase. The Oliver Corp. settlements w-rc based on an 18-ccnt per hour raise. Employes nt I lie South JJeiul plow plant walked out Oct. 31. 1915. Thn walkout at the Charles City wheel j tractor plant began Feb. , r ). The " .settlement terms must be approved by the wage stabilization board. candidacy for this office. There is less interest In the Municipal Election during the even year elections as office of mayor Is filled each odd yc;ir when n City T rest surer nlso i.s elected. Aldermen arc dtvklcft with OUR from each wurd elected annually. All otTiccs are for two-year terms. Frank Whitworllt has announced he will seek re-election as City Clerk. i JPS;.»» M. White is seeking 'he of-I (ice of Aldrrman of Ward One, now * held by Ram C. Owens who is not :t candidate for another term: Jodie j L Nabers i.s seeking the office of Al-j i derma n ol Wurd Two, now held by Loy Welch who is not seeking reelection, and Rupert- Cratton t.s a candidate for re-election from Ward Three. | Other elected city nfliccis are: . E. II. Jackson. Mayor: Riimm-l F. Norris, Treasurer: Raleigh Sylvester,' Alderman of Ward One: John C. McIIaney, Aldcrmnti of Ward Two, and K. n. Woodson, Alderman of Ward Three. In a .suit involviii); Ihe mlddlf luillnl of one ,1. n. or J. it. Clnrner, I he Supreme Court reversed a Crawford Circuit Court decision, riun.shed a writ of famishment and released rile ^arnishee, holding the coifrl elrrk in error. Suit was b i" o u f; h >t n (.; a i n s I .). n.. Oarner by A. O. Chick and others, aftor nn uutomobtlu accl- in July irna. Chirk Inter «nt a writ of Knrni.shmcnt on •', H. or i . /^\/ r~" J. li. Gnnirr on a Ton Smith 1m- ! Ll VGS Ut rOLlf pound inn Garner's funds. Ganifr held lit 1 knew of no )nnr<-rhire in the cas'-, arul tliat Ills name was J. II. Garner. I le held loo t ha', lie had been .served no suimnnns. The lower court did not allow Garner's claims niid Ilie Supreme Court i appeal [ollo'.ved. When Jnpiin surrcntfoi'crl, Miiiicluiriii \>v';is scarcely touched by wnr. Cfitnn, blctl while by yejirs uf conMict, looked liopcfuUy to this land, more limn Iwict 1 n.s Inrgo ns MVxiis, .is Ji lush Inrdcr, ni'scnnl und IruliLslrLnl production cL-nlci Us iL'.scnnces would permit Chtnn to niiunlJiin its phice ;is n p.K-at world powc-r lint six inoiilhs uf Bus- shin occupiiUon loft tho ^liint industtinl mnchfne, buill up by the Jii[).s during llieir M ycnrs of continl, icduc:ud lo bnrc bones. Now once nynin Chinosc civil w;n iliiejUons tn cnj;u!I Mitnchnrin's rich phiins iuul ell Its wilh deslruc(lvc fiie. ..... • Accidents Take Over Week-End I'D: . //I Jonesboro Man Named William B. Hurt Jr., of J<mr.s- boro. tins Ijt-c-n nppolnlrd Mississippi County administrative officer of Production Market inq Admintstra- tirm, to succeed W. B. Gentry, who resigned. He will liavc headquarters a I O.srcala. WASHINGTON. Marrh \'l iUI T » - -J. A. Kru^ was .sworn in as Hrr- retnry (jf I i\trrior ioflay :inil hn- inedt;itely antiounrcd the protiiotloii of Assistant .Secrrlriry Oncai- L. Chnpin;m to l>r umlrrsccrelnry. Knii; \vhr> en receded Hnrild 1^. 1o ItUrrefils country. ronpcrnto with private development of Ihc California Woman Cheats Sea After Gale Sinks Fishing Boat «y i: in Arkansas over i/ir week end. Near He] it on. ;tH-yeikr-oUl AlfvrEl l-'nrl Williams w;is fntally Injured uhfii n fast Missouri I'nrific Line;! pa.v-rtiKrr tmlii struck his aulnno- bi'c .M a Crosslin:. Wllllnnif; difd snon aflrr hi.s arrival r;t- a Llttli' ttnc\: hospital. Hre brought, deiilb (o Mr. and Mrs. Frank KemlrlrV.s o[ Ihe Witt';Hall coniniutiLly ftuuday when their liome wn.s dc-iti'oyrd. VIi.s. Corni'H't Kumiiic'r.s. 00. moMicr of Mrs. Knn- o'rirks. was iivuikrimd by i>io fire and inn from the bouse rrillilif; lo At Mo] rillon. Hriincr HnlP« died n a hospital following Injuries Miflrrcd »t the Petit Jean Lumber Company FTklay. Faulty Electric Store Cause Of Fire Alarm Firemen an.swiTrti one alarm ciur- IDK Ihc weekend. A short. In Hie c-irrtric Vjillfje (Hi wtllc-h Mrs. H, I, To Rule Germans? LOS ANGKLES. Mar. IK. ' Ul"~, wuve \vashfrl my husband ovcr- A 43-year-oUl - A oman. rrsrnerl by .board. He swain to the s ^ : Hf. He . . s , ., .ho const. On.r,. atlor .,,, *,•*« i ^ „,,„ n, ,1 ,,Mt the sklft c» P - | '»*'*? ™ ™°^ Sorfral.™:" s ,l,sn M ,. nl flr.l. wUI, U>c kind of r.n ,,n uniDhahilnl islaiwl nil Uli. M«C|. .-, 1I1S r<1 smokr nml shr callnrt Die work Ihny cxDonrtcd. War Prisoners At Local Camp Being Removed I'lin fiflo Cirnunii ]jri.M>nc*rK of \v;ir low Ktiitionird nl (ho ISlylhcvllle lire bclnt! moved out with ir>() Irniiifrrrpd lusl work, inul iv A|irll 1 nil will linvo been rc- uovi'd from I hi:, cniuii. II tins been tntiDiiturcc]. This ucllon ts bpiuq tnkcll bcfnus^ (here wlH br: no work iivnlliibk 1 ticrc Eifinr April I nnd, under terms ol the nunMitnriil., tbcy innsl be onl of tile county by .lime? 15 so they would not foe aviuliiblr [or much cotton chou- t>'.un Mils yenr. IL wnp pointed out. The! c:im]i here Iwd r>40 jil rmr I lino who hnvc hcen used, under contract, by fnrmers whn paid tin' covcrninenl Tor their work. Prl.vonor.s. In turn, wrre pnld by the Rovcn\inent 'Die removnl of prisoners fi-oin nil ol the sc\'en cumps in Mississippi County Ls being done under n shnl- lai program with nil of prison Inbor expceted to be f-ono within three months. Use of tile pri.soners in th!:; county aided much In Ihe acute labor situation, according -to those who llu-m, although they were di.s- Young Bride Found Slain In Louisville Cavalry School ! Honors Memory iOf Gen Patton LOUIS'/ILLE. Ky.. Mar. 18. lUF'l ] —Lack c"' a motive hampered po- j FORT RILEY. Kan.. Mar. lice today In their Investigation 1 I'UF')— The memory of one oi or the brutal murder or a pretty. 19-year-old dime store clerk and the bride of one year. The scantily-clad body of Ihc victim, Mrs. Frances Allison, wa.s foutift Saturday In her downtown | Hflll. apartment which bore evidence ot . The a terrlficc struggle. Tlie girl's husband. Dcwcy Allison. 24. an ex-scrvtccman. told |X)licc he had not been home Friday nlglu because he had made a round of taverns and ills ^'ife objected 'to his drinking. Police said Mrs. Allison had been struck on tlie head with n brick which wv found under her bed. Her skull hnd been crushed by the Uow and there were deep gashes on her neck nncl shoulders. 18. Ihc greatest field commandcr.i in Ainci- ican military history will be hon- ci'eci here April 4 when [he cavalry school at old Fort Riley dedicates its academic building as Patton Iniildlng. n native stone I structure complcteci six years atro at n cost of S-104.885. is Ihc administrative sub of the cavalry sclwol where Gen. George S. Patton serv- |ed so many years. • His widow will be present for jthc ceremony in which "The Second Armored Division March," her own composition, will be played by the cavalry school band. The Junction CHy High School A Capella choir will sins "God ot Battles." written by the late Kcnural. Gen. V;-.j.«ily D. Sokolovsltv above, mny sucrocd Marshal Georgi K. X.hul;ov as L\ m mandcr o( tbe Uussinn occii]-a lion 7one in (^ci - n.iriny. Mnvshal XluiUuv. newly rieu.'ti lo il-j I'rosi-liuni ol the Pupvcr-.o S.-vii-l. nnv i(\-i-i iv.j (•.-• soulhcin Calilornin Coasl. I'llti of ;i shipwreck in '.'.'hi liusbitnd and a friend pnv perished. Mrs. jjcriiicc Bvown. V:ui Cal.. was rescnod ye.str-]d:iy ^oast OuTrd cvash bna f st.i' was taken /ro'ni rock Anar-a|..i l.Oaml, 25 miles V.-CM. of Sa:it:i M"nir;i, Cjil.. ader her dau«hte:. Mi.- M.IX- ine Trader, re]inr1cd In; ;>ir- ents wcie five clay.s o-.rsui:'- ,'. om a Eishin^ lrij>. Sichlinp the siqnal d:> flic had kept burning conMivmiislv mi tlm lieach for n days. Cons! (iu.ivds- men relui - ncc| Mr;>. Ui'o',vn '•, l*ort Hueneme, Cal.. where Navy doctors said she had rn ivcred I -' !| - ficiemly from lier to !)<> taken home. She told of settiliL' mil Maieli 'i with her husband. Hoy ntoxn. 42, und .John Hrnta, SH. I'IIK: ! Cal.. on n io-dav fish"": the SO-foot fishiim l)"at Loc. They had e>:pe:;e,-i to Santa Monica M.nch The next day ih ( > i <•,<' ''•' a r;ale whiclj whii>P Fti 1: I' '' 1! Icrs that flooded l!"' «" :ln land left the craft :<: 'I' 1 ' "•<' 1C - V i the sea. "We east off a iiii.ill , . said. "M V husband held ihe pal'""' •while Johnny and 1 M '» A,,o!Wr iwlrol ],lane tniiny | "Wllen I camp lip. I managed lo i herjK-Aim in thr fishim: \yhieh mfoly ' was nnw s;vamped and cot on tin 1 Low. A hute v.'avr v;ashed me away N'uys. as thoiiKh I wa.s a fly. When i by .1 came up a^'ain. both Uoy and Johnny \verr cnne." fStrncElit'u rtcaili 1 ! Ihe V.JIVPS, Mrs said shr slchled two floatlnr; RSIS drums, one of which she i;ra',i:- Cfl. tb' 1 sliaip fdk'Cs cuUiilK her hands m rl-.i- boue. AH all'rnnnn and until niuhtfiill >he cluntr tn liic fhiim until it *as washer! close lo :i rnck on whlctl she look refuse. Phe lay there semi-con~,cious until Hie morniilK of March -I when she swam 3HO yaids to Anseapa Islnnd and found a hnl stocked wilh emerRcney ra- tiiuis. water, a .stove, lilnnket.s and a battery radio. II apparently had been established by the Navy. The next, four days. Mrs. ^irowil ,'aid she wns barely able In move liie department. Damace wns slichl. The house is nwned bv J. f.. Criinn. Livestock in to obtain foo'tl but on MarrM I , lnd K'l'. I,GUIS NATIOI.'AI, STOCK- YAKIX-T. Mar. IS. ' DPI—Uveslnck : Hc«;;: 7.100: salable li.sitn; marhrt atlive: moslly slearly. :!5 per cent <»f run weiKhts nnck-i KiO ]bs cood and choice barrows ami ctlts S14.81; cull nnd medium HR!>I P'RS. $12 to S12.SO: sows. SH.n.v stags, mostly SM.05; heavies $13.75. 1 Cattle: 3.200: salable 3.000: calves. 1.000, all salable: supnly of entile modest consisline ol about 30 loads nf steers on n sale -Allli a substantial decline In number of cows of- i 'cred. Market fully steady on nil I i V-w loads medium to BOoil , steers. S14.05 to Sll).if): qnOd to (hoicc, SIG to S1G.75: ijoocl That- the German prisoners were not as i:ot;d ns our laborers but were better than none Rt all seemed Ihc concensus among runners who used [hem. The program here was curried out through organizalion of the fann- ers wanting to use this labor with H. C. Knappenberger a.> president of I lie sponsorlnc Bi'onp. Most of them were ir.ed by lari?e ojieiators l)tit all prisoners wore assigned any farmer seeking their service If not in use by contracting farmers. Memphis Lumber Plant Surrounded Sy Pickets MEMPHIS. Tcnn.. March 18. (UPl —Picket lines were thrown around Jnmea E. Stark Lumber Company here today as 200 International heltcrs Woodworkers 'CIO) Union members in return I 8 she v as able to build tlie 11 or 12. !°f llu r slsnal fires. yenrlings. SH.50 to » 1|1 ;° '" nl " room .Sf \eial boats passed without sichtlnp her fire, she said, and she. was becoming worried about her food supplies when rescue arrived. Cn Ihe slight rhance of finding Drown and TJnrtn alive, the Coast. Guard detailed two boats and . a lo r,f;iivli for Ihcin. S15.75; medium SI2.50 lo SH: good cows, $12.50 to $13.30; common and medium. SD.50 lo S1'2; canners and cult'* s, S7 lo S3: beef bulls, S 13.50 to SH: si'lisanc bulls. $11.50 lo 413; choice vealers, $17.90; medium to good. 513 lo S16.550; slaughter steers. 510.50 lo $17.90: slaughter heifers. 50.5(1 lo S17.75; fe"de;- .'.leers. Sft.FiO to $15,SO. went on strike to back up demands for a 10-cenl-pcr-hour Increase In minimum wages. \V. S. Snook, International union Britain Insists Ihit Red Troopl Must Leave taf London Says Question Of Russia Getting Oil Rights Must Wait LONDON, Mar. 18 (U.P.) Kimiii disavowed any intention of seizing " foreign territory today after Britain took tile stand that the <iucs- lion of Soviet access to Iranian oil could not be raised until Russian troops leave Iron. A ^toscow rndlo commentator referred to Russia's' cardinal task-as "consolidation of the country.! defense capacity mid 'equipment of ll.'i Hrmed force-i with the Inlest weapons" ami added; . • •••. "The accomplishment 6! thai tnsk will be .R firm- guarantee nunltist the violation of peaceful endeavors of not only the Sovte't people bill 6f ail' 'pence-loving nallons," ' ' The broRdcMt closely followed an assertion by » British Foreign Office spokesman that Russian Iroop.i would have to be withdrawn from Iran before the matter of Soviet negotiation for Iranian oil resources could be opcrfed. '' . Reports circulated that tjio .Russians wer c trying to persuade Iran to omul them oil concessions. The foreign office spokesman taotly confirmed that the British studying proposals for the.' imltmiiill/iilton of control o| Ian oil. Thnl presumablyf end the existing 'British of Iranian oil and give Ru cess to n share of It, "• '. Tlip Russian radio cominehtatpr proclaimed n Soviet desire to strciiKlhnn the country's defenses • In discussing what- he said soviet deputies called the "cardinal task'' of the- new Flvo Yca^.plan. : ~.. "TH6 EciVlel Union standards glum) over the peace »nd security of nil nations," the commentator suld. "It is a stranger to nny ex- piimlonlat desires such as Churchill and Ills friends, who have put on the shoes of warmongers, are n 9^' talking iibout. . . 'i "In strcngthcnlnc Its defense capacity, this Soviet Union Is thinking not of seizing foreign territory or enslaving other peoples, but. of consolidating pence and security, of creating conditions which v.'lll cbylnte the resurrection of upmosflive forces." Ttic Hussslans were understood to b|- already engaged in a last mlmit6 effort to persuade Tehran lo give them n North Iran oil con- cessloln so that they can come be- 'orc the United Nations Security Council March 25 with n statement that I heir troubles with Iran have been settled. ' . British suggestion indicated that settlement of the Iran crisis might be worked out under some plnn under which Soviet troops would withdraw' from linn.,.as pledged by treaty In return • for- a pledge tl]»t Soviet oil desires would be met. The Foreign Office spokesman hiutcil at this possibility by nolius Ihnl "the subject of international oil control is swamped and blocked by the fact that Soviet troops arc remaining In Iran in breach of the treaty." '"nils treaty violation is the crux of the whole matter and It may be assumed that this Is the issue which will b« raised before. tho Security Council," he said. ., The spokesman pointed out that, I lie term of the Iranian parliament has expired and that by Iranllnn law no new parliament can be formed while foreign troops are on Irnn's soil. No legislation for a, change In-oil concessions in Iran ran be approved until a new par- llnmenet is snmmonsd. Hence, he noted, the whole question is deadlocked until the Red Army gets out. The Oil Internationalization proposal Is understood lo have been I drafted by British Ambassador Sir j Header Bullnnd who Is returning I to London this week for retirement. Tile Foreign Office spokesman said Britain lias not been notified bv Iran that she int,eud^ . to-place I he Issue before the Security Council. However, it was understood In London that, the United States will present the case if Iran does not. Reliable sources •'aid that Soviet experts were negotiating secretly with premier Ahmed Ghavam of Iran 'or his representatives for the right to tap the wealthy oil "reserve's in the Northern part of Iran. A Tehran dispatch to the Lon- dcn Daily Tclegrap-.i reported that the militant leftist Tudeh party has eprcssscd dissatisfaction with Ghavnm. demanding a "clear and unsuspicious policy over Russia." This was Interpreted here passible first step toward a Tudeh uprising to overthrow Ohavam. representative, said the union was asking a 30-ccnt hourly minimum wage. He accused the company of "stalling" In negotiations for a new contract. Company ofTlcials said they had no comment, Weather, ARKANSAS—Mostly cloudy, cool- rr east portion today. Partly cloudy tonight and Tuesday with mbrter»ts '

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