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VOL. XLIV—NO. 96 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ™» DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHXABT ARKANflAH Ann, .™,™_._~ .„.„ PS "^ BlythevlUe Dally New* Blythevllto Courter BlythevlUe Herald Ulsalsalypl Valley TUB DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTPiABT ARKANBAB AND aOUTHKABT 1U68OURI BI.YTMEVI1.1.K, ARKANSAS. WKDNKSIMY. JULY If,. l!M7 Congress Urged To Act on Urgent Refugee Problem Three Members of Truman's Cabinet Go Before Committee WASHINGTON, July 1C- (UP) — Secretary of Slate George c. Marshall and other high administration officials told Congress today that early resettlement of Europe's refugees is vital to U. S. world leadership of peace. Marshall, Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson, and Secretary of Commerce W. Averill Harriman asked n house judiciary subcommittee for quick action on legislation to permit entry to the United States of 400,000 displaced pcrso:|; in the next four years. President Truman has repeatedly asked passage of the bill, but Republican leaders doubt it can be enacted in this session. Marshall salt; the rest of the world is watching to sec "if we, practice what we preach." He said "our moral leadership" Is at stake. Patterson told the subcommittee that resettlement of the refugees would "be a significant factor in promoting ol lasting world peace." Criticizes long Delay Any further drfay, Harriman said in a statement sent to the subcommittee, would suggest "callous neglect of the desperate need for assistance of these victims of war." Marshall snid that to continue indefinitely the segregation and maintenance of DP's in Germany would have a deteriorating effect not'only on them but on Europe, vln calling for passage of the bill, Marshall said this country must "demonstrate that WE are not retreating behind the Atlantic Ocean." Rep. Ed Gossett, D., Tex.. In questioning Marshall charged that Russia was sending Jews into American DP camps with a view to getting them into this country for subv'er- '. sive purposes. Marshall contended that the Jews Gossett referred to were refugees from Poland. Has Quick %nswcr for Tex.ln Gossett remarked that this country has more nlleris than any other and Marshall retorted: "That is the significance of the statute of Liberty." "If we practice what we preach, -.Marshall tola.,.the -.subcommittee, "if we admit a substantial number of these people as imigrants, then with what others .ire already doing and will do we can actually bring an end to this tragic situation." The United States Is in a better position than any other to receive a large quota of refugees. Marshall said. "We have numbers of theiT stock already in tnis country who know their language and who have the resources and interest to assume the task of lilting n relatively small number of their kinsmen into our vast economy, without expense to this nation in their resettlement, and with a reasonable assurance that they will not become public charges." Urging prompt action on the legislation which has been tied up in committee for more than three months, Marshall said: "We must continue to keep these allies of ours, these captives of the Germans, indefinitely In the camps — prolonging their abnormal existence and killing their hope." Nine Blythevllle Men to Fly to Bemidji, Minn. Three airplanes, bearing nine local men will take off from Blythc- ville's Municipal Airport Fridav morning for Bemidji, Minn., to resume an annual aerial nilgrimnee of Ihrr local pilots who will be making their fifth trip in as many yrnrs to Hie northern resort country. The flyers will stay at Shorecrest, a resort near Bemidji, which Is owned by Harry K. Rocse who has many friends in Blytheville. Mr. Reese's son was killed in a flying accident as a cadet at the Blytheville Army Airfield rt-ring the war. Mover! by the hospitality shown him here on a visit. Mr. Roese contacted Farmer England now president of the Chamb«r of Commerce and invited him and friends to visit him at Bcmidjl. Mr. England, who has been prominent in local flying circles for many years, arranged for a group to fly lo Bemidji. ° ' Because those making [he trip found the land of many lakes so enjoyable, trips were made to the Minnesota resort for the next three years. "We didn't make It last year " Mr. England said, "but this vcar will mark our fifth Journey ' in .six- years." Those who will f] y i o Bcmldll Friday follow: Charles Rose and sons. Charles Nick and Richard, of Roselancl, in their Bonanza; C. V. Sebaii<?'h Johnny Fields and Ernest Halsci] In Mr. Sebaugh's new Naviory-Rus- sell Hays. Mr. Fnelonrf P -.- » s Hartzog in Mr. Hartzog's BeCanca, Weather ARKANSAS—Partly , cloudy tonight and Thursday. Little temperature change. • Constellation Sets New Speed Record on Flight From Chicago to Miami MIAMI, Flu.. July 16. (U.P. I— Ail Eastern Airlines Constellation today set n new commercial spent I record Iran the K.'icago-Mi.imi run. trimming 15 minutes off the old mark. Veteran EAI, pilot Dick Merrill lifted the huge ship, with 59 passengers aboard, otf the Chicago runway at 8:50.17 a. in. EST. and was clocked at the Miami international airport tower three hours, 40 minutes and 32 seconds later'. Merrill said the plane averaged, 340 miles per hour. Mother Accused of Burning Her Sons' Hands SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTO i Big Power Line City Without Lights And Wind Causes Some Damage Here An electrical storm, accompanied by gale-like winds nnd AQ of an inch rainfall, 'hit 'B'ythevilln and outlying eoniinunilic-, at 7 o'clock lart nis'ht causing considerable tramage lo trees and left p:-ac- tically *11 or North Mississippi Couri'.y without c.'cct.rical power for approximately 'two hours. Most serious damage of the storm was done when lightning struck one of Ihc '1 lO.DOO-volt trnnsmisiion line towers be'.onjring to the Ark-Mo Power Co. knork- ing t'he line completely ou', for sevei-al (hours. 'An _ interruption of electrical service for !5 minutes, caused by Greek Air Units President Urges Spending Billions To Control Floods According to Detroit police, these two boys took $8 from their mother's purse" lo visit Ihe She Is accused of holding their hands over n gas sto ,e to punish Ihem. Hot,, .sndered serio t, Seven Papietsky, ,eft, 7, and brother David, 5, exh,,,,t 'their burned hands. ™ r motter I'aprctsky. 27, Is pictured at right. (N EA Tclrphoto.' ' moiner. the Sou'ihem feeder line b'cinit hit, was overcome- by in:':r.ed''-tely switching to other feeder line. 1 ; coining in from the West and Month, J. V. Oa-'cs. district manager or the Ark-Mo Power Co., stated this moining. However, .the Northeast section or >B!yUicvil!c was without electrical power for flprroximately one hour last ntehl due to hhe 23ro-voll line feedini! «.!•<• t section, 'having burned out \Mhcn the 'high wind h'cw the lines together, causing a shcrt circuit., Daniasri-cl Lines Repaired Some sectiriif: or Blyt.hevil!c and several rural sirens were without limits ret- two 'hours -this morning as a result or repairs being made •to the damaged lines. Mr. Oa,tes -said. Towns Nc-rth of, IBIvthevll'e. cliKSihir Yarbro, aiid 'steeleT-'Hi Cirufrhersvillc and 'Portagcville, Missouri were affected ' by " damaged tower as we'll as Luxi to the South. e ^ Ww ,, .-,. Ihjllls Marshall's Plan To Include Ruhr Coal Production on Larger Scale Held Essential to Europe WASHINGTON, July 16. (UD- Secrelary of.^tale George C. Marshall announced today that the Anglo-American Conference designed to speed up German coal production for the benefit of all Europe of coal a day— pre-war will begin here next,week. Germany's, present rate production is 214,000 tons less than half of normal output. Marshall told a news conference that Assistant Secretary of State Willard Thorp will head the American delegation. Maj. Gen. William H. Draper, Jr., deputy military governor In Germany, will conie here for the talks. Marshall said the United States feels that coal is n fundamental raw material essential to the rehabilitation of Europe and that the Ruhr'is the center for that raw material. Therefore, he said, the United Slates; earnestly desires to increase production of Ruhr coal at all costs." •' ','.'/-.-.. '....". The conference, to.speed conl output is on* of-Hwo-'-Afiglo-Ahierlcan steps to " ' duction. accelerate German pro- The ' other is n forth- All of the _damaged lines were coming announcement of a new level cnck in cpsrattion at 0 o'clock 'this Tn"~rning, 'he said, except, in pome isolated cases enured when l&nbs from trees were blown across the lines. Traffic on Madison Street was halted tempcrarily last nurht, when btrbs from trees were Mown across the street. Broken Jimbs were reported from some o'lier sections of Blvtheville but no other prop- crtv damage \vas renortcd. The winds h-;:l little effect on the ten»peratures 'here, wiib last nif'ht's low recorded st. 70 degrees, according to Ro"«r.vt JE. Blivlcpk. official weather observer. Yesterday's high was 95 degrees. Legionnaires Plan Revival of 'Old Car' Races At the weekly meeting of Durl Cason Post No. 24 of the American Legion last night, at tho Legion Hut. the post voted to revive their sponsorship of the old car races. It was announced that ici old cars will be ready to compete in the first of the races which will be held on Sunday. July 27. Tlic rules committee pointed out that no car later than a 13-10 model would be allowed to compete. Members also adopted n resolution stating that veterans, who were in business, should not lose- credit on unemployment, compensation payments made prior toi closing their business to -jnlei- the service. The resolution protested the practice in this state of employers, who were war veterans, having to begin unemployment compensation payments at the higher vsita ns n new business. Present rulings from the Arkansas Department of Labor indicate that veterans have lost all benefits of payments made p;'i'jr to entering the service. The resolution will be presented at the State Legion convention in Little Rock on July 27. Local delegates, who will present the resolution, will ask thai the state convention call ii to thr? attention of the Arkansas Department of Laor. Firemen Elect Officers; Blytheville Man Secretary Elbcrt Alley, member of Blythe- ville'Fire Department, was elected secretary-treasurer of the Northeast Arkansas Firemen's Association at the organization's first meeting yesterday in Jonesboro. The meeting wa s called for the drafting of a constitution and election of officers. Fire Chief Roy Head, Taylor Layton and Mr. Alley were Blythcvllle's representatives nt the meeting which was attended by firemen from 42 towns, , State Department Seeks Parley On Terms for Japanese Treaty I'.y DONALD'J. RON/Alil'.s IMiHctl 1'ress Sljiff <:orrr\i>nti(!cnl WASHINGTON, July 10, (U.?.)—The Slate Department ImnmUy announced today that It has InviUcl the n nnllnns of the Far Eastern Commission to hold a prellmlimry' "peace conference", o! deputies and experts on a Japanese pence treaty Aug. 10. The announcement did not say where Ihc conference woulri be held. Cut the United Press learned in other (matters lhat San LYan- cisco or Washington were proposed as the sites. This government, It was learned,-' also has proposed that, the Hlg Four if industry for Germany which will double Germany's present allowable Ueel production. To Provide Safeguards "Appropriate safeguards" would be set up to guard against German •eversion to militarism. v Marshall's announcement came ns ' sion the United States apparently tossed Western Germany into the "Mar;hall Plan" for economic rehabilitation of Europe—a decision destined for bitter denunciation by Russia and Eastern Europe where the United States'/ already has been accused of seeking to build up Gcr- —Britain, China. Russia and the United Slates—give, up, in such n peace jjnferaicc, the veto they have held in the Pur Eastern Commission which drafts occupation policy for Japan. v - Thc United MHalrc, suggested that decisions f un the Japanese treaty bn readied hy'u Iwn-lhird* •vote. This wnnlil require .voles by eight of the 11 nations to make decisions. The department said Assistant Secretary of-Slatc John H. Hilldring and Director John Carter of the Office of Far Eastern „ met lost Friday with the embassy representatives of the 11 nations to make the proposal - for ence on the Japanese trcn soon as practicable." -Tin liv 'Ministers, which was set up aU_ dam two years ago and has' been drafting the European peace treaties. "The conference would he composed of representatives of the 11 states members of the Far Eastern Commission," the announcement said, "but the conference would be outside the Far Eastern Commis- he V. s. prvw-ql *VC>uld Big'.'Four.'Coimcil'^df' cause of various other commitments, It would not be possible lo hold such a conference In August on the foreign minister level "so that it is envisaged Unit it would Initially IK composed of depiilles ,nnd experts." . i The proposed American plan would call for a preliminary con- Terence of experts to do the groundwork on the Japanese treaty in preparation for a general full-dress conference or nil stales that declared war against Japany-slmilar lo the Paris peace conference lust Summer ;on tho satellite |>cacc treaties. "Such nn 11-powcr conference Is advocated because it would provide a broad representative basis of participation lo include all of those nations Japa "It expense of the rest many at the of Europe. . The decision was revealed yesterday with publication of the revised basic U. R. policy toward Germany, He said that the initiative clearly is with the European countries and that nothing should be done at this time to cast any doubts upon that,. The latest step toward a revival of Germany as a peaceful hut productive nation came wth publication of the revised basic policy of the U. S. toward Germany. Although it revealed nothing start- llngly new, It put together for the first time all segments of American policy toward Germany. It took into account Big Four failures in the last two years to agree on the future of Germany. States government that, other states . — at war with Japan should be givcnl' avor Ol the plan nnd three Ho* Checks Increase In Volume at Capitol LITTLE ROOK. Ark., July 16. (UP) — SL^tc Treasurer J. Vansc Clayton ban a -new indication today that the period of cosy money is a thing of the past. He cnid -the state .is receiving fliree times as many bad checks as it did during (the luri! war yo^iti. iHis dctJirtmcnt. CTriyton si;:d. now receives 25 or 33 overdrawn chcrt'-li weekly compared with that number monthly during the war. Stolen Autos Recovered tilTTLE ROCK, Ark.. July !6. 'UP)—A sinr/nary rcpsrt of the Activities of Hie stale police lor ihe last fiscal year shovrerl today lhat Ihe .department performed mere service than it made arrests. Or the R62 arrest made during the period, only 16 persons were sent 'to jail, and only five of these were fcnt to the state penitentiary. Meanwhile the state police recovered more than $23.COD worth of stolen nr~—"fl,y, including 23 stolen automobiles. «• .;: with a primary interest in the view of the United f oters Approve Franchises Three Southeastern Missouri Towns to Get Distribution Soon Voters In Carnthersvllle. Hayii and Kennctt yesterday approved franchises to bilng imturdal K^S to the three Southeast Missouri 'cities. Voting was light in all threo of the towns hut, very decidedly In Mvor of allowing 'the Missouri Western Gas "Company to obtain rights on natural gas d'lstrlbiitoln. A tolai of 272 votes was rast in Cariithersvillc, 289 of them In Army's Encirclement Move Fails to End Fighting Near Border 'ATHBNS. July 10. (UP)- iionm-s os« lo Mio Greek geiHM-al shift reported lhat the Greek ztlril Joined buttle t>,i. dawn lo- nny agaln-it \.Kn to L'.ODO guriTllln>i Who had broken out of un army nu-lrclcninit near Ihe Albanian T.'ic 23rd iRrk'iulo was reported I" ihnvn moved wentwnrd from Metsovoii and. rm|)i>orlrd liy « jui! planes or 'the. 0-t-k Air Force, inlrrcei/od flic iMnrllbs nlxml nine mllrs from the >Alliiiiliin border. The newspaper Esthi, with close connec"oi).s In the general stair, •nld Hie U'l'Hlr Intl been r'i|iln.( flnvr riawn on I lie slcp.-s or Mount Tentative irperls indicated 'Ihit Ihc Oiieek Army forces stole a nmrch on the guerillas mid forced MI them «v sliowdown battle which inltiht. decide the current »li:isc or I.IIR Invasion or Circncc from Albania. The Riii-rHVv force of 1.500 to ?.- C0<> i-<pp:irenl.!j- rninprlsed M» bulk ol Ilu- b>nd or more than 5>,(loo who hud bfcn rrporled surrounded by the Kovoiinircnl. troops. Army sources hod reiK-rleii earlier I'luil the OrcTks hud hrolKii tlic guerilla Inv-i.'ilon and were drtvlnu the onoiny back lownrd Allninh. A inlUlnry srflki»:n-.-<n said -1.- fOI troppn were luxn-lng t1<nvu mi fomc 2.030 giicrlllus nrar Knlpakl. nV' or whom wcro 1'r.ylng lo escape toward Altanl.l, (irccks Deny Humors Pi-ngmeii'ls of -Hie itiicrltlii forcn were rrporled In ihave lu-udfd rnstwiird from K-mllsii. only to run Into Greek trocps who engaged thcin. The Greek 11-it Hriijudc was reported .irovliiT fmi'llivi-iTl tmv:ird a .liincllon with «ril llrlnudo. w-is inovlni! up toward Kal- •iik'l, hut 'Hieri: wns no Indication Ivil, thev ilnd met. 'Him knltlo was reported to Invo started aroi'nd tlic 'hamlet of As- WASHINGTON, July 10. (U.P.)—President Truman today nskwl Congress to provide ?250,000,000 for immebMate work on n vast 10-year flood control program for the en Lire "Mississippi Kivcr Basin. The total cost would exceed *6.000,000,000. He proposed that the $250,0'jO,OCO be *pcnt In the next 12 months. This would be in addition to nbout $45,000.00» al- cady voted -by the Hotiw for lood control on the Mississippi nd Missouri basins in fiscal ia48. Mr. Tramim suggested flood ccn- rol projects be integrated with a icncrnl program of Irrigation anrt lydro-elcclric ]>owcr. Tlie program he envisioned would ^ U. S. Army Men May Aid Greeks Assistance From Mission Would bo on "Instructional Basis" WASHINGTON. July 18. UF>P>- Sorrr.'nrv of if'.'aU) George C. Marshall Indicate,! to<»',y that lr|i« inll- lioiy nirmbprs of the Am-irlcim M ( K.~!OII lo f\T«ce mlcht give advice to 'the Greek Army—^n tin Inxlnicllnnnl bnsls — on how to wape \var against .the gusrrVCns. M'r.'i'.-ill to!il his news conference l>-il the prlmnry rJ)Jcntlve of Ihe inllitiny Members of the inh- slon Is lo ascertidn wlint conip- IIMJIII Ihc Greek Anny needs from the UnlU-rt Stales to mike it sliTng ciionrji ilo combat the gupr i llln-i. Mimlu.ll ctld nci know wliolhcr those in 11 i I. u r y reprcscn'i-tlvcs would go to tlic ran Inn In Northwest Greece where the Greek government claims mi International brigade from A/b:inla. has invaded I lie country. lAskcd whc-thcr tiw-r.c inr.y.ary ml.'islon incmbiTS would give iul- vlcc to tlic Greek Anny on 'ho*- to r.oncliict anll-miurrlll'i w.irfni MiiThnll replied thnt lie presumed .such advice would be given on an liistriictloiml liasls. He wild thirt the Sttxlo Dcpart- iiwiil lhad UMle other |I!:IMI press rawis on the Jightlng in Greece. He declined lo discuss tlio m:is. arrests of X£flMa by tiio Greek rovernmcnt prior to the Invasioi last, week IBiirnV'-ll said that the Greek govca-nmcnt carried out (ho •r-i.iV "", '" ""j""r """"n us a soTOrelgn povcrnmcnl i^-Jt^S. cd'sZ', 0111 rCfCrC " CC to ""= U " lt T!>e government, imnounc'd that ^ '' Kiicrlili units i-H.'ickr-d Korlssos nrar Knslcrla. while nnothcr band >--'ow up a bridge 20 miles from Phlorina. •-..-• . Thr foreign nilnlstrj 1 denied a statement pnKWicd In the Roval- ist press t>-iV. Vice Prpinlur Con- stunlln Tsaldarh had Inforiri-d Mie government that the United S'.nlcs LITTLE ROCK July m mp) — would send troops to Greece if all Members of the Executive Commit other .methods of solving MIR •-- -• ••-- - • -- - CJreek )>iob 1 .cn>—^including recourse lo the 'United 'Nations—failed. High government sources siild that while the govpiimncnl Iw'lev- cd Amerlirn trcops are not ic- ciuired at present. Greece urHcnt- ly needs supplies nnri materials to build up the army from 110,000 to 250,0^0. an opportunity to present their views while the trenty is being drafted and thai after the draft has reached a sufficiently advanced stage, it. should tic considered by a general conference of all the states at war witli Japan." Besides the United States, the 11 nations on the PEC who received the invitation ;irc, the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, China, the Philippines. India, Australia. New Zealand. France, the Netherlands and Canada. The United States, Russia. Britain and China have n veto in the FEO. The announcement did not say what voting procedure would lie followed In the conference. But it was assumed that the United States would propose that decisions lin reached by n two-thirds vole without any nation holding n veto. The United States said that, bc- scnting. In Hayti, the mcnsurc was Given unanimous approval as all or the 105 votes cast favored granting of the franchise. "* Balloting . in Kennctt iaw the measure. receive a 453-volu majority. The company has guaranteed lo bring gas Into the area wlthi-i :tO months by way of the "Dig Inch" pi|>ellne which passes near Dexter, Mo... on Its route from southwestern oil fields lo Ihc East. 'Home Rule' For Municipalities Navy to Open Recruiting Office in Court House A Navy recruiting officer will be in Blytheville each Monriny afternoon, recruiting officials said today. His office will be on Ihc second floor of the Court House. Superintendent Of Lcachville School Reports .1. D. Wilklns, Jr., lias been named superintendent of Leachville schools, arriving there today to lake his position for Ihe six- week Slimmer term which bogan Mondny. He went lo Lrar.hville Irom Sparkman. Ark., where he wus superintendent last year. Mr. Wilklns. brother of l,uxora':i Superintendent K. D. Wilklns. Is a native of Arkadclphla and graduated from Oiiachlta College with (in A. n. In education In 1023. Tfc has held positions In both Ihe Mnrlnnnn and Soarcy schools. .Held for A-Bomb Thefts of the Arkansas Munlclpii, League todny arc studying a proposal that the league sponsor n constltulional amendment on the 1048 liallol. proposing "home rule' for Arkansas cities, The plan was placed before the committee meeting here yesterday President Don Harrell, 'mayor of Camdcn. said a special committee Is studying the proposed amendment and will report within the next three weeks. Final decision on whether to sponsor the amendment will be made at the group's annual convention here Sept. 23-24. Executive Director Glenn Zlniincr.- mnn or North Little Rock explained that "home rule means giving to municipalities the right lo frame Mich- own charter, crcalc their own tax structure, make their ovri laws, limit the legislature's authority over municipalities and put back in the hands of the people the problem of running their own community. cover the vast productive sections ol the Missouri nnd Mississippi iver valleys. Tho I'rcsldcnt pointed out that Iho 10-yq»r prottrxin he sug- gfslnl Imludecl many |iroj<wis " alrc.nly uutliorizrd by Consrcts, aiillinrlulloni now totaling almnst f«,000,000,«0!). In recommending that the 10- ycar comiirehonsive program be iturtcd between now ana next Jiinc SO, ihe President said the appropriations required for the lust ycur. would ainount to a quar- :er oi a billion dollars In addition lo appropriations already made or consiueicd for this fiscal year. He suld a formal estimate! of Uils siipplciuental, appi-oprla'tloii" would be transmitted to Congress won. •He emphasized that he still favors tlic ultimate establishment of valley authorities. But he said "the iireency of the flood problem Is such that we must take necessary steps lo expedite this pro- L-iam without awaiting determination of tho administrative pattern 101 Ihe various regional valley development programs." Says Congrats Should Ant In totaling up previous Mississippi bnsln authorizations to $ij.- .o:C',t.x/, the President said up to *4,aoo,<M),rM) of these proposed projects were euner dlrucily or closely related to flood control. 'Let us through UM next, 10 years accelerate our piptrtm' and put.this money, to. york, together with such aadltlonal ),,uiiica a.i may be required and. u oiir'econ-. .oinj; 'from 1 - year..|a' year .,>hali .ftt-- 'mil," he: s«ld T rrV : 'hl!r')neasi!8e to the House nnd * Ooriiic\ "In tlmt way wt>shkll ! «v« ourselves untold billions and'pave the way for the wealth production lhat surely, will flow from tho Integrated development of our valleys." • ... Mr. Truman, although mindful that only a. comparatively short lime remains in the present session of Congress, told tlic House and the Senate that the pr he submitted today had a' ground of urgency demons "forcefully and tragically" .tt/'W-~ cent floods which he called ~''tt5S*' most destructive ... In our history." "This continued threat and tho recurring and accumulative dnm-, ago to the national economy and well-being calls strongly for the prompt UFO of more effective, counter-measures," the President said. Arkansas State Alumni To Hear Former President Joncshoro. July IG-Mcmliers ot the Alumni Association of Arkansas state College here, will hear an address by Horace Thompson, collector of internal revenue for Arkansas, and a former president of Ihe college, at a meeting of the association tonight at the college. Mr. Thompson was one of the first graduates or the college and later was associate director or the Arkansas Agriculture Extension Service lie served as president of the college from 1943 to 1845. Tlic Cralghcad County Chapter or the organization will be host to the event and Leslie Speck, ot Osccola. president of the Alumni As- fociatlon, and Paul Hoffman, of Joncshoro. executive secretary, will be In charge of tlic meeting. Council Shelves Balkan Dispute For Brief Period LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y., July 18. (UP)—The United Nations Security council shelved the -Balkans rti:|>iitc for one day today despite ilm Western powers' warnings tlvit delay may penult an "expulsion" In Southeastern Europe. 'ICie United Slates was promised Us nr.gently requested ear'.v showdown however, when Ihc council K0hcdu!ed three conr.cei!- tivp meetings to consider the F^st- Wesl wrangle Thursday «nd Frl- d-'.v In view ol (lie mounting trouble within Orcocc. N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK, July 16. (UP) — Cotton closed steady. open high low close March. 3390 3456 3371 3432 May 33<5 3420 3335 3395 • missing papers and photographic negatives from the Los Alamos, Ju 'y 3250 3323\ 3250 3305, New Mexico, atom bomb installation. Ernest D. Wallls. left, was nr- Dec. '.'.'.'.'.'.'. 342C 3485 34K) ^nsi rcslcti '" c1lica K°. aml Alexander Von Dcrr I.uft, right, was lakeu Inlo Spots closed. 4018; up 49. ' custody In Pillsbuigh. (NEA Tclcphoto,) The FBI has arrested two former Army sergeants In connection wllh Two Firms Incorporate LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 16. (UP) — Two Arkansas firm-, today filed articles of Incorporation with the secretary of states oflice The Whlstle-Vess nottUuij Co. of Little Rock rained Carl P. Keller as resident agent ami listed 300 shares of no par value capiu; stock. Other incorpora'ors named were Eleanora M. KcO'er and Marguerite K. Henry both of Litl'ic Ro:k. The Plummer-nancy Men's Wear. Incorporated of Harrison named J. £milh Henley as resident agent and listed capital stock of $25,000. In- corporalors were J. o. Plummcr, Kristin Phunmcr, n. R. Rancv and Carolyn Wngley Rancy, all of Harrison. ' To Head U. S. Delegation To Conference in Brazil WASHINGTON, July -Secretary of State Marshall said pccls lo head (U.P.I George C. . today that he cx- the American delegation to the Rio de Janeiro ference which will draft a permanent Inlcr-Amcrican defense Irealy The Aug. 15. • conference will begin Two Join U. ot A Faculty FAYETrTEVILLE, Ark.. July IB. (UP) — The University of Arkansas has two new teaching staff members tortay. They are Miss Mary Jane Scott of Little Rock, who will teach home economics In the College of Education, and Dr. Edward W. Reed, who will be an associate professor In the Department or Economics. An astrologer passes, on the success of all marriage' unions In Korea. Blytheville 'V Provides Play AreaonWalnut The recreational program of tho Blythcvlllc YMCA. will be expaade'a this week with the opelng of • a Playground at the Intersection of Walnut nnd Division Streets, It waa announced today by Elbert |jff- man, Jr., president of the Blythe- vllle Y. . Miss Shirley Barharn has been employed to supervise the playground activities on this site each afternoon from 1:30 to 5:30 Mr Huffman stated. Facilities for softbali have been provided and both boys and girls have been playing games,on this location, other equipment Is beinu added for games such as horscshoeo, zelball, badminton, croquet and archery, he said. The activities on the new playground site will be limited only by the amount of equipment obtainable on ihe limited budget of the Blythevllle Y, Mr. Huffman stated. Residents of Blythcville who have items of playground 'equipment which is not being used or has been outgrown by Ihclr children can render a service to the community by donating or lending such equipment for use at the playground, he said. Co//s Dry Referendum NEWPORT, Ark, July 16. ( ^Jackson County- Judge D Jr Nance today set' Aug. 12 as the date for a county-wide local'option election. No exceptions were presented to the petition at « hearing this morning.. Police Chief Resigns . NORTH -LITTLE HOCK, AT*.. July 16. (UP) ^_ Veteran Police Chief J. H. Anderson . of'Worth Little Rock is expected to i hind In his resignation today.-He gave 11) .health as his reason .for «-

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