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VOL. XLIV—NO. 94 BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS TUB DOMINANT NKWRPAcrn nm kir>B>miw IDB-AU... ' ^m<^m • » ^«^ BljrthevUIe D«Uj New* BlythevlU* Oourtir Blytbevllle Bcnld Citizens Committee, Board Agree on Site For New High School Members of the Blytheville School Board mid the Citizens School Committee announced today they luul (iirr upon a site for a new high school immediatelv North :he present buildings. *' The tract, whlcli contains approximately 18 acres, wns recommended ; by two separate agencies which had been asked lo assist in determining the proper lociitiou for the proposed new buildings. The approved site Is between Holly Street and the Cotton Belt tracks, and between Seventh and Tenth streets, an area of approximately 12 blocks, most of which is unimproved property. An Interesting feature of the selection. Max B. Reid, president of the district's board of directors, said, is the fact that the two men who made the investigations of possible sites, worked Independently and ar- NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND BODTHEABT MISSOURI HL.YTHEVILLK, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, JULY H, 1<M7 Smaller Nations Ask for Equality European Economic Conference Runs Into Its First Controversy BY JOSEPH IV. OKIGG United Press Staff Correspondent PARIS. July. -14. (UP)—Ti'ie 16- nfttion European econrmic conference hdided inlo its first tiff tons demanding the big powcr.i directing machinery to carry in rived at the same conclusions The recommendations were made „ by W. D. MeClurkin, associate dl-1 day Wllh slm " nat1m rector of the Division of Survey and '?"" ^"^tJ' «' H » In. Field Services for Pcabody College, Nashville, Tenn., and Clifford S. Blackburn, a member of the staff of the Arkansas Department of Education In Little Rock. Mr. Blackburn in submitting his report suggested that use of the recommended site -would permit school authorities to retain some of the present facilities including the out the Marshall plan. As the conference began scfccl- ing a srfliM executive committee to plsti a swift economic • recovery ^fF 3 " 1 ' Sonmlinavian an,5 other ])ttlc countries served notice that, they would not let big powers dp tmv .dictating. Bri '°" " Ild ^"cc. while Czechs Soy No to Marshall Plan SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS McClellan's Tax Bill Amendment Rejected by Senators in Rush To Lower Levy on 1948 Incomes Measure Sj^hi To President For Quick Klcmcnl Gottwald Arriving In Moscow for a conference with Marshal Stalin, delegation from Czechoslovakia of honor at Ihe Central Aerodrome. In the lead is premier Mlnlslcr Molotov, and other lenders ol both Soviet and otalin, Czechoslovakia announced it would not mien;! the Paris conference lor <ii v usslon Marshall plan. (NEA Radio-Telephoto from Moscow) "'s.usslou receives a guard followed by Soviet Korean Cv.cch delegations. After the conference of the with U. a. gymnasium, the stadium and the! high school shops. seeking positiors on the executive comrr.-i'.'tce. joined all other members of the conference in approv- Mosf Accessible Site In recommending the property to the North of the present High School, Mr. Blackburn said that it is most accessible for the present, and probable future school population of the city; that it is more removed 'from railroads and grade crossings than any other site. He added that it Is likely that the routing of U. S. Highway 61 through the city may be changed from Chickasawba to make the proposed site even more desirable. He also stated that the site is freer from dust, noise of travel, and manufacturing plants, and polluted air thin any other.,site. ^ "The drainage is the'most objectionable feature as certain portions are low and the area is' traversed by a concrete storm sewer in the. bed of the old Lumeratc Bayou." he '. Agreement came so swift/'y thht Hie meeting may end tomorrow, after lasting only four days—a record for postwar international conferences. Russian - influenced countries which boycotted the conference conducted a counter-offensive by lightening their own economic tics. Aireeni^nts between Czechoslovaks and PoUnrt. Bulgaria and Russia. Czechoslovakia and Russia, and Switzerland and the Soviet Zone of Germany 'have been an- nourired since tine Paris conference .tegm.. • ,. The conference",'in"d. 'one Hour and 'la-minute plenary session, last a cooperation coni- 16 n.i:lons now Gas Franchise Election Tuesday Caruthcrsville, Two Other Towns to Act On Utility Proposal P— 1 GAR FRANCHISE— 34 CARTJTHERSVILLE, Mo., 'julv H-Caruthersvillc voters will go to the polls tomorrow lo decide on granting n. franchise tq brin° natural gas -:o this city.. The Missouri Western Gas Company is seeking the frnnclrise for a .20-year period. If the franchise, is granted hy Ihe voters, t)he company guarantees lo bring the flis to the city widhin 30 months, to b3 piped here fro " " night 1. fctablisl mittee of af.l session. • 2. Establish Party's National Leader Fined in Rhode Island As Traffic Law Violator SOOTH KINGSTON, R. I., July 14. (UP) — Gael Sullivan, 42,'exr- ]cntlve director of the Democratic National Committee, was lined $100 and costs In South Kingstown district court today when lie pleaded nolo mcnteiulerc to a reduced charge of reckless driving. He originally was cliaiged with drunken driving. • , from the "(Big Irioh" 'line Bosses [ncnir (Dexter on its that ... j<outc irom the Texas and Louisiana oil fields to the East; Tho company would also guarantee bl:dt lhc gas will test n.t. least 1COO iBTU Jieat unite per cub|~' foot on delivery 'here. E. ( rr. Walters, ol Hie Missouri Western Gns Company said that if j 'has been his c-rjran'ivtion secures the fran- feels of chise the distribution system in- under Fair Test Asked For UMW Deal President Appeals To Coal and Steel Producers in U. S. WASHINGTON. July 14. (UP> — President Truman today asked coal and sleol producers to withhold price increases until "a fair test CAA Investigates Crash in Florida 21 Bound for Son Juan In Puerto Rico Die; 15 Others Injured || METLi'O^NE. Fla., .July 14. (UP) i—Olvll Aeronautics Authority m- v<-stlcalm.s probrd the uin(.|[!( ; wreckiigo In ;i thick ccnshi) sivam] •hers toitiy ,| u nn effort lo Icinii why a wii,. surplus nC-3 airllnei crushed, killhi K 21 persons and In- Ji'ring lhc other ir, pusseiiKcr- abonrd on a clrarlcrerl flight frou •New York to Puerto nlco. Ho.spil.-il ntleiHlants tniil onlj two of tlic injured were In eritica rnnditicn. The Ixxly of one of l.h, dead sllll rcmilneil unidentified •The phme wil.h iLs two crewnier and 34 p.i.'.sengcrs iibonrcl 'left •Newark, N. ,1.. SatiiRfiy niRlil, ant VKIS lo 'have land=d r ,t Mlinnl foi refueUiiR before making Ihe ovcv- stalled would be' sufficient ,to furnish nt fcasf '50 per cent of the residential >:n<i'.coinniercial build- ihtrs wiMiin the city llmils. ;n Voting, arc Ward 1 — of the actual cf- ~£ CT hon , ' M S W - 1 "" 1 " VcsU-rdav wage incrtvses granted in':,;, c ,', wcurrcd iust elqhl coal contract. ''.,• ..i,-'i V 1. .: JJf n N(u '.v Inndlni. Mr. Truman ,7aid the effects Ihc wTige setllemei:.', v.-.Kk tjetwecn .Mic Jrthn 'L. lewis's .Tuesday Workers (APL1 hnd (a .sirpll executive said. "Soil for filling is : available at.' committee to guide tile coopcra- the North end of the "site and is'. tion committee in its day-to-day sufficiently sandy that the new nil. work, should drain readily." J- 3. Create four technical ccmmit- Dr. MeClurkin placed much emphasis on accessibility of the new site and reported that study of : a school enumeration map furnisliecf by. W. B. Nicholson, superintendent of city schools, shows that only 30 pupils of the Blytheville district will live more than one 'and onc- lialf miles from the school, which is by far the lowest figure for any of the sites' considered. One of the proposed sites was more than 1.5 miles from more than 500 of the pupils' homes. In making the survey school children of all ages were considered. itccs—food and afrriculture. co.il and power, iron nr.d steel, and tr-insnort. Maintain clotc liaison with the Members of the committee originally suggested a site of 50 or more , . _ . ncrcs for the new school plant and |lm Francc - 'BflTium, Luxembourg, both Mr. Blackburn and Mr' Mr- i Swe(le n and Italy. But smaller United 'Nations (and all of its specialized organizations to iavoiddup- ilication of effort, 5. Guarantee that information for a ."balance sheet" of Europe's resources will be obtained only wi'ih the consent of (Vcn govern- :nent concerned and guarantee tr>«t existin;? commercial treaties will n-)t be changed unless the countries agree. Anslo-Frcnch delegates wanted •the iron and steel committed to include the inaj-n- producer^:—Brit- Mr. Me- I """ Clurkin pointed out that additional ' P 1 "" 1 "^ 1 ^ f as Ans'ria. Swit- land for agricultural demonstration tracts need not be contiguous to the See SCHOOL SITE on Page 3 Bonk Deposits Show Decline In Many Cities zcrl'nd and the Netherlands wanted on the committee. These difficU'ties however, were extremely minor compared with the bitterness which prevailed nt previous conferences at which both the East and West were represented. Typhoid Clinics Arranged for Four Communities The schedule for typhoid immu- Deposits in Blythevilie's two banks continue above the level of Jan. I, l!Hn. but are nearly ib.000,000 under the figure sho^n for the end of l!)4fi. it was disclosed last week when figures became available as a result of a call by the comptroller of currency In Washington ' nization shols to he given this week for a statement of conditions of the in North Mississippi County was banks as of June 30. I announced this morning by Mrs. Deposits in the two bunks here ' Anab «I P"' ° r th e County Health total $13,561,335.19, which' com-l Unit ' pares with 818,469,03234 as of Dec ' Shofs wln ho B ' vcn tomorrow at 31. 1946. and $13,42489928 as of • Porty anri Eight Rt 9 n - m -: H " r! - Dcc. 31, 1845. [man at 0:45 a.m. and Nuinb-i Liabilities and capital accounts for the Blylhcvilte banks were listed at SI4.338.871.29. Thc decline in deposits and total liabilities for the banks here is in line with figures shown for the banks in Little Rock and other cities, it was Indicated. Refrigerator Motor Sets House on Fire The Blytheville Fire Department answered a call at 3:45 a.m. Sunday at Ihc residence of T, A Bell 305 East Kentucky. Fire Chief Roy Head said the blaze was started by the motor of a refrigerator which stood beside a wall in the kitchen. Chief Head asserted that the motor apparently stuck and the blaze soon spread to the wall. Prom there it reached the attic and roof. Mr. and Mrs. Bell were awakened by the smoke which filled the house and made a hasty exit by way of the bedroom window. Considerable damage, wns done 1,1 the kitchen wall, attic and roof over the kitchen according to Chief Head. . Ni "°' wh' lc and Ntgro, 10:30 a.m. ' Thc clinic wi!1 Dt: Il ' ltl on Wccl- . nesrtay morning at Rocky and that ! »"c™oon. 1 o'clock, at Burdettc for wn ' tc ""^ Neavo. Temperature Hits 93 For Two Days in a Row Tcmpcralurcs in Blytheville over the weekend showed very little change with 03 degrees recorded for in - | Saturdays high and 68 as low Sat-"• nrday night. Yesterday's high was 93 and last night's low was 70. according to Robert E Blaylock, offl- Coal Prices Boosted PITTSBURGH, July 14 (IJP1 Thc Retail Coal Merchants' Assn. today released price figures showing a boost of SU>0 per ton on most grades of bituminous coal. It had been believed ihat the new miner wage would result in an increase on fuel from ai) cents to ft dollar a Ion. . . . . , | represented." He sairt'v Caruthcrsville Motor ftlll did not fu!v nndcrs'imd what ' the cct.ml effect of the scttlcnvnt won't! be. The new real contract grant nii- ,,, ,-._..• t rnrs a *'305 hi.sle chilly wage—a Ward 4—Pfgrrion Auto Company. M.20 a day rni.sc. - Cr-rri-ny. Wirrl 2- Oity Hall. Ward 3 _ Watklns Plumbing Conipany. "" the coos' 'Hciin of Pnul ro Intension Service Kennel and Havti hive alsocall- ed rp-ci|il jclecbions for tomorrow for tibe sn.mc purpose as the election in this city. riucers I'lad raid this Proposals . Pending Here A .similar move, Was started In "Blvtheville ' about a, year ago with two concerns seeking a franohise. One proposed to brine in rptural pas, -and UicV.otiher.'artificial ^ax a. citv-wide 'dbtrjbution p'an. TTie City Coimcll lias not acted oh cither of the proposals. Old Jap Mine Drifts Ashore on West Coast NEAHKAHNIE -IODGK. Ore •luly 14. (UP) — Vacationists at this Summer resort breathel much more freely today after army experts blew up a 500-pound Japanese horned mine that drifted ashore yestcrdav. Guyon Blissett, resort owner, called the Coast Guard after he saw children sitting on It when an ordnance expert arrived. He removed the children to a. safe distance and then blew the mine up with dynamite. Thc Wast shattered windows in a half-mile area. ftodertnk .. N. Y.; v wci'C led but survivors mid Jncs faVcd before the bin .'kyltner crashed through ptn c tree- 'HiKt ploughed a 200 - yl'rri Ir.iil through the Jungle-like •boglrmd. Thc ship tad boon jn nntlio con- Some crfil pro- tact over Jacksonville, no miles his would raise norlh of tho crash scciw. and ic- the cost of coal as much as $1 <v ported no mechanical [allures ton end tl-l'il ste."l costs also would lAiufrcw Burke G'llvoston Tex 80 J W ™ n rc ' sulL OWMCr of tlic rOMie. «nid ho boinlu Mr. Tnin^an .notified coal and the; surplus C-47 Hlrcraft frc.-n I lie steel j-radiirars of his desire to Anny nboul n jw,r ago «ncl Will wilihholti price Inrre-ises throuuh n 'he il>Rd b>en cnemllng between by the While New York and San Juan for rhe Iiisl. five or six months. It was Ills inly pV.ii-> and received a 100- hour nhcckup in Sin .Junn l-..rt IPiursclay, r.urkc. said after arriv- 1112 (here frrin Miami. Qi'ostlcned al>out the Io-id, 'Burkr- federal regulation.-, •allowed 2j M/ss Co/eman, N. Missco Home Demonstration Agent, Resigns Miss Corn Ifo Colenmn, home demount ration agent for North Mississippi County for Hie pn.sl 24 years, announced today that Mie Hud snimiittril her reslsnatlon Ui become effective Aug If, in nnnoimcinR • reslumUlo,,. Ml,., Colemaii Hated that she would retire lo private life In he,- nullvc Greenwood. ;i c. home Her successor will be announced by the Arkiinsaa Asrlcultur Miss Culeiiuin ciune In Illythcvlllt! In April, i!m. niter huviiiK served (wo yours us home <lnn<m,",trallon iiuenl In Ornngelnii'f; County, K. C. Stic I'.stublishi'tl her ofllce In the llirn new Mississippi Cnimly Courthouse, In Ihn rooms now occupied by the Production Marketing Administration. She Ki'iidiialeil from lanlrlp College. Otccmvond. S. O., In 1917 nnd look a posl-uniduiilc course at Wln- llirop Htato Normal College Ilock Hill, f>. (i. Bhe studied homo economies ni Columbia University In New York CILy, One of lhc high points of Interest In Miss Coleman's colorful ciircer us u home economist la the honor she received when chosen liy lhc Arkansas Extension Service ns one of the eight Southern dclcmiles to study mini conditions In Denmark Ourmnny, SwilMnland, and other European countries In I9a>. Organized Many clltl»K In Denmark Ihe delegation wns cnlerlalne<1 hy several homo economists (if that country who hud attended u conference In iho Unllc'tl States the year before. Miss Colemaii Is bast known for her work In establishing bolter n- Itillons hotwecn fnnnltiK families of tills vicinity, fihc pluycd n major role In the organl/lni; of fartn worn- ens' home demonstration dubs In the county. Durltm her many years scrvlco In HlylhcvTIIe. Miss Colciiinn has been offered severnl positions with the WPA and other national administrations but she declined, stating that she preferred her work with people that she knew and lovcil. WASHINGTON.. Jaif i*.''(UPJ —The. Senate today pused the, revived Republics Income t« reduction bill and Mint II to President Truman who proralied a prompt veto. • . '•. .: .... tO' Patty Sue Mask Dies; Twin Sister is Survivor Funeral services were held tills afternoon for Patty Sue Mask, seven-year-old twin daughter of George Mask, who died Saturday at the home of her grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hcnson of Blytheville. Riles were conducted at Cobb Funeral Honie Chapel by the Rev. P- K. Jernigan, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church Burial was at Elmwood Cemetery. Other than her father, Patty Sue Is survived by her twin sister, Peggy Lou. James' Son Dies Funeral services were held this afternoon at Cobb .Funeral Home Chapel for David Wayne James, six months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Carlton JamcjLflfho died early yesterday mornln'gat the Baptist Hospital in Memphis. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Roy Woolen, pastor of the Baptist Church at Clear Lake, officiated, assisted by Ihc Rev. Mr. Scott of Dell, formerly pastor at Clear Lake. His parents are the child's only survivors s'^tcn'irnt Hcuw. "In v'ew of li'-e uncertainly as to whether, nr how. much ininc costs of CP-I' may be riiscd" Mr. Tnnrnn snid. "the people of Kie '•oni-tr-' .Mi--: the right to demand ll:,al their prosocrily shall not b3 imperilled by immediate Increase* in tlic price of coal and in the pr-trc of sfrel." He said it. urn "only reasonable" to ,-i?k coal nnd steel "lo wnil. for a fair test of Hie ac.- turi' effects" of Mm roa| vagc in- creise under conditions of nyixi- intirn production before cHtngiii? their prices. "II prices arc raised at once and a wave of ,incr?nscs In related prices upsets our economy, we never will know what would have been found if the coal and slc?l moil'sers hud been willinc to wit." he said. Mr. Trmrn.n acknowledged the widnsrrefid i'rnr that, the new coal rnnlricl would rausc a nihstanU'l hike in tlic price of coil which in turn would boost industrial prices, induce similar increases in commodity prices, nnd thus renew an iiifhif.innary spiral. , •"Tliis -«vilrl be n serious to our economy and .t.o I4io con- tlirmncc of the present, 'high level of production f"hc 'President blnw nr^cd not fall upon us.' M tmc n'".isriiBcr.s and a crew of tlnrc but that seven or eiirhl. of Tie pns- Fcnaers in the cranhcd ship were, children nnii the 22500-pomrl producers nnx'rmitn load was not exceeded. OAA officials nt the Irene de- n'iiied tn comment on Ilielr invos- UnHion but a. reRionnl ofllnlal of Ihc fetienil ngrncy "in Atlnnt-i salt! it seemed to 'him that the ptime was "carrying loo ir.nny pn.v>cn- sers." Frisco Resumes Full Passenger Schedule Here W. S. Johnston. Frisco traffic manager, announced loday that op^ cration of all four l-'rlsco passcn- bloiv cc - r trains between Memphis and St. Louis has been resumed. The schedules were Interrupted niul cmpr'ojement." three weeks ago because of high ."aid. "But such n. w «lcr l n the Cape GIrardenu, Me area. Trillion raid Ihc COM con- Day passenger trains 807 and SOR rad been "badly rnisreprc- began operating as scheduled to- .sentcri" by Ihn bare slntcmcnt day. that it. amounted to an increase of No. 807 leaves St. Louis at 8 4R about 45 cents ;>n hour in W-n a.m. and arrives in Blytheville at wages of miners. Actually, 'he add- 3:50 p.m. ed. the agreement is much more No. 808 leaves Memphis at 7-20 complicated a . m . and arrlvcs h( ,,. c nt n . 12 m _ «c pomtcd out that the miners Ntghl passenger trains Nos. m, wage of and 80fi are also due to operate as WAS charier Miss Colcuum member (if Iho ftlylhovlllc nuslni'ss nnd ProfessioiiKl Women;: Club As n member of I lie 7)lytlievllle Woman's Club. Miss Colcmini served piTsldcht for u number of yenrs nnd heltl many county offices in Ihe She Is an active member In Ihc Arkansas Federation of Women's Clubs. Her resignation will end n long ami bi Illlunl ciueer us n rural ccon- cmlst Ihat will never be forgotten by farm women of the county, club leaders snid, adding: In her 24 years n:<_ home demonstration iigcnl, she has" rciulcrcc! much service to I tic cltiwns of Blytheville and Mississippi County. Greeks Turn Back Guerrilla Bands 1,000 from Albania Attack Konitsa; More Leftists Arrested Governors Talk Of State Rights Less Government Interference in Local Affairs Urged 3AI,T LAKE OITY, -Ilic chief exec and .Ohio today Jc federal Usurpation ns they oponert the ?9lh American Ciovernnrs' Conierencp Oovs. Mlllarrl p. Cnldwcll of Florida, and Thoims J. Herbert, of Ohio, opened the mertlr.g- that will I keep the executives of 44 Mates and ! three territories busy hero for tho 1 next three days. Cnldwcll, UK confcriincj chal. our, ' started things by uliroing |,|,e "widespread conviction on the mrt I of both federal and sti!r ; ofllclr-ls" Hint fcdcial-st'Hi governmental relations "need n thorough-enlng re- I (Inllnllkin." Herbert blnmed grov;:ii of fcriarr.l power on reluctance of states to assume some duties n:iri rcftpon.il- bllltle.-i. the emergency wartime ••••- ; '[tilremenls Ijy Wiis'ninalon, and tin< WASHINGTON,'.-"'J'lijy. 14 fU P.) — The ..Senate today cleared lh c deck4. for passage of the, revived. RepubJi-. cnn income tax reduction bill I)}' rejecting an amondmeM that would have allowed maf- ! ricd couples in all states split thfiii- income, for iuirpoa.es.' I' Ihe proposal was the lust major obstacle in the » ny of innate pa*,- agc by nlghtlali O f the Housc-in- proved RcpiibllcKn bill to reduce Incoino taxes $4,000000,000 a yen bcRlnnlnu Jnn 1. 1943 I'rraldrnt Truman antirFd con- Krriwlonal Irnrler* ha would' »etn the bill promptly so u not to In- Irrfere with plans to adjaurn Coil- Rrciw nn July 26 Sen, John L. MoOlellnn, D, Ark, offered the rejected amc'idrnent to extend th« "communry property ' benefit to married courilcs in all stales. Thli privilege b no» limited to 13 stnt=a thnt have so Lill"d community property laws. II can bo used to reduce the amouns of taxes paid by marked couples', especially In tho higher brackets Maniwhllf, % «h« return >l Sen Klbrrl D. Thomas, DVUtah; frem tho World Trade Conference at Geneva utrcnclhened the " liWJ hood thai tiie rrMldent'> veto will .bn siutalnrd by the Senate. Indlcatlorn .ire that, with Tho- inn-i. present, opponent*' of the bill In New York before (tatting for Washington Thomas said he would vote Against the tax bill because ha agrees "with President Truman In No definite hour was wl-for' a vote on final passage In thi senate, but toes or the bill assured-the' Republican Mithorltlcs lo "to somebody " rcccl ™ n 3 °LoJ. S ^ 3tl ° f S1185 ' Hlis Mr ' K Previously scheduled, the $1.20 incrci-s-c raccnlfv a\vard- No. 805 leaves St l cct in otlicr major industries. A. F. of L. President Urges Taft-Hartley Act's Repeal 805 leaves St. r/>uls at 11:00 p.m. and is rtuc here at 5:30 a.in. No. BOG leaves Memphis at 11:0(1 pm. anct arrives in niylhevlllc al 12:34 a.m. Mr. Johnston said that nlthough the trains have been put back on .schedule, he expected them to run somewhat behind schedule for several days. N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK. July 14. IU.P.) — Cotton close barely steady: Mar. .../.. 3314 337 3ifi5 3265 May 3284 3295 321S 3220 July ...... 3>47 3959 3875 3383 Oct 3440 3459 3MO 3300 NF\V YORK, July 14. fU.P.l.-- William L. Green, president of lhc American Federation of labor, railed today for repeal of the new Taft-Harllcy Labor Act. SncaklnR at the opening session of the 3-ilh convention of the APL International l/jngshoicmcn's Association Green said the APL "would ralher have no labor relations board at al; than this one that is created und:r the Taft- Hartley bill." „ ..... Asserting that the Al»b now has by W. W. Sharp of Drinklcy. presl-1 phanagc. Max 6. Reid to Serve On Bar Commission A TURNS, July 14. (UP) — Onvk forces hnve routed an ntlcmpVd "invasion" hy 1.000 Riierllhis frnin Albania. Check government sources claimed to<lny. A Rovermnent, KpokesmnrrtTald Itie Kiierlllns, which reporledly hatl noarort the Greek (nwi\ of Konllsn, *crc lleeins Inck towarrl Ihe Albanian holder after Greek icinforcc- mrnlS'wero flown to iho tiren. Coininunlsl. newspapers in Athens. hOAovcr, claimed that the gucril- Ins had entered Konttsn. The heaviest righting between covcrnnicnt troops and guerillas was reported Rolng on In n mountainous zone around the town nf St. Nlcliolns, about five miles northwest of KoniUsa near the Al- bnninn border. Tlic Rovernment also announced the arrest of 3.100 more leftists In Hie Athens-Piraeus nrc.i, making a total of nearly fi.OOO who have been seized since Wednesday. In the latest arresls. 1.100 per*sons were picked up In Athens. 1,000 In Piraeus nnd nnollicr 1,000 In the surrounding area. A Greek communique reported Ihat the Greek town of Konitsa, wllllnBnc.ns of local pass taxing chorp., else — anybody else. Caldwcll was particularly critical | of the federal-state grnnls-ln-ald pi'oRnims for Improving airports liosoltnls and public schools. "Thc Council of State Govern- nif-nte has been directed to unrtcr- tnkc a broad Inve-stlgatlon of Briintsrln-aid to the states and to assist the stntcr. to recommend Improvements In the system," the Florida executive said. Caldwcll recommended Ihc states "continue 1,0 oppose every move calculated to weaken our government structure or '.sacrifice sound fiscal and innnnRcrla! practice for the. advantage of temporary expediency." He also urged morr "avrrace citizens" lo lake part in the af- • ly. •'• The bill Is the same as the one President Truman vetoed 'las', month, except that. the' effective dale has been changed from July l, 1047, to Jan. 1, 1M8- It -'would saw taxpayers an estimated »4,000.000,000 n year by reducing personal income taxes by from 30 to 10.5 per. cent. 50 Air-minded Flyers Visit Blytheville A diversified jroup of more than r»o Memphians including doctors, lawyers, merchants and' one deputy sheriff, descended "rum- liio skies | on Blytiievllle's Municipal Airport ef-.rly yesterday mornlnp In the _ foyin of the Ua\vn P.iUb'i.. TJ-.i 1 i'Btrol, w- 'r,-> numbered i-omc W. planes MV. ' represented !<••••• Memphis tlyiiij fields, w.is greeted on arrival here by Airport (Vilr.s nf (tovcriimcnt. , "The small voice In the processes "' of lawmaklng Is thnt of the nvi-r- ai;c citiicen." Caldwoll snld. "Special croups and Interests still loo liirRdy conlrol the destinies of the slates." . Mcrlwrt told his colleagues that the federal grnnls-In-aid had multiplied over 180 times In the last 32 years and no»- total about $1 000.000,000 a year. "Thc system today involves something more than money grants." the Ohio governor said. "It Involves federal controls over exercise of stale and local authority.. .the lime has come when we must take careful Inventory of the trend toward centralization of governmental fund Ions in the federal government with accompanying subsidies lo the states. "Some of the slate and local go- 10 miles from Ihc Albanian border. I vcrnmcnts arc able to do more was attacked and nearly captured than they arc now doing to help by a lightning thrust ol 1.000 guc-l themselves, especially in tho fields rillns who assembled on Albanian ' °f education, health and public welfare. They should be required to do greek government set aside , ,™ tll , cr '! lan J° 1n tn ? Procession Max • B. Reid, immediate piist president of the Arkansas Bar Association and Blytheville attorney, and Circuit Judge Charles W. Light of Parngould have been appointed have used the buildings ns an or- soil. The three planes to fly n United Nations Balkan investigating subcommittee from Salonika to the trouble scene, if the subcommittee decides (o go. Buildings for nn agricultural college operated by the Michael Ana- gost Corp., Boston, reportedly arc at Konitsa. American authorities 7,600,000 paid members, Green said .he wns speaking for the "largest 3355 3372 3311 3311 j free ncmorralic trade union In .the I world." ." , Dee. .. Spots close 3887 clown 50. dent of tho association, to serve on the Commission on Court Rc- organization, it wns disclosed yes- terdny. • , ft' The situation nt KontUa forced lhc Greek cabinet inlo n special i which is always headed toward Washington for handouts." The three-day conference drew a record attendance. At a luncheon, Gov. James H. Duff of Pennsylvania and Gov William Lee Knous ol Colorado were the scheduled speakers, with Oov. Ben Laney of Arkansas presiding. M:-:ini{tr Einest H».s-u ai.J b,:t>\ flying erl My. :i- :ilc pll . •hi" v^l.irs to Ho'-'. .Nohlc where t. 1 "'.' l.so brcan't'-c • with their brother airmen amidst spinning 'of !•- lu yi.riLS. The ". n ncssecn'is, some of whom l.n.u'a'ht their w.v>_-. arrived In C r .:b>. Cessnas, Ercoup;. 3w f r -; ind ••virii.y prlmarv tnxir.cn: nnd »<•:•<• n 'itly Imp .--T , i by the fa- i-i.ili.'s ottered at il,v l,ie:ii field. Lit: fights on;i-.«''.c fr n: the k'cn-.phis Flylntj Service field. Sunders Field, Memphis Municipal AIM ort and Martin', field in Walls, " Two Joncsboro, Arkr, pilots heard ••.f the plans for the occasion and flew in with their ships '-o join the guests from Memphis In sharing Blytheville .hospitality. •Following breakfast, the flyers returned to the airport where they look off, rendevoused above the city in an aerial $alut« ana then began their homeward Journey. Bobby Edwards, R. E. Hunter and Glenn Franlts acted as flight leaders for the trip. N. Y. Stocks Stock .Prices Weather session for tla J'. . ARKANSAS — Partly cloudy with the second consecutive little change In tcmperAturea , , _ • _•_. night nnd Tuesday, lo- Closing AT & T , Amer Tobacco ... Anaconda Copper Beth steel Chrysler . ; Coca Cola ;...... Oen Electric Gen Motors . Montgomery Ward 157 5-8 77 1-8 38 3-8 91 3-8 . M 3-t '172 . W. 1-2 60 1-2 ........ 62 7-S N Y Central ,,. IT 1 , 3-t Int Harvester , ,94,

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