The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 30, 1950 · Page 3
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TUESDAY, MAY SO, 1950 BI/rniEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THHES Soviet Offers Grain to West Russia Gives * Favorable Reply To Trade Plan GENEVA, Switzerland, May 30. M>>—A Soviet offer lo negotiate an agreement for the large-aoalc supply or Russian grain lo Western Europe was published here today by the United Nations Economic (Jommissipn for Europe. Pi Prof. Gunnar Myrdal, ot Sweden, tiie commission's executive secretary suggested last November that a Brain agreement should be negotiated between East ana West Europe to break the postwar stagnation of trade between the two areas "Favorably llccclvcil" The Soviet reply, made public by Myrdal today, said that the proposal had been "favorably received by the government of the U.S.S.B." Tiie uroiiosed agreement woulc include long term purchase com ItmeiiU by the West with uppc: and lower price limits and minlinun quantity commitments. In return the Western countries would per mil the proceeds from the sale o the Eastern supplies to be used fo purchases selected from nil agreed list of .Western products, free o export controls. Soviet Causes Deadlock Myriial told today's news conference that the East-West trade deadlock had been largely caused by a Soviet refusal to provide information on potential exports and a simultaneous western refusal to relax exiwrt controls on strategic industrial products. "I must emphasize," Myrdal declared, "that no government has re- trcnlcd from its .principles In this To Discuss Business ."But they are prepared now to 'Skuss business on. a technical level. 'rosy have expressed an interest iti opening negotiations." Myrdal said he would now "sound out" the situation and, given favorable, conditions, a European grain conference might be called by the end of this summer to discuss a draft European grain treaty to be worked out nienmvhile by the commission's secretariat. The question is almost certain to be brought up during the fifth session of the commission opening here tomorrow with both United States and Soviet delegates participating. Portageville News By Mrs. Raymond Toomb* rhone CM I/anders-Thompson Plans Told Of wide social interest In Southeast Missouri is the announcement of wedding plans of Miss Shirley Jane Landers, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Walter Landers, of Dexter, lo O. Thompson, Jr., son of Mr. ind Mrs. Conrad Thompson, of Porlageville. The wedding is to take place In Dexter's First Baptist Church June 11 at 4 o'clock in the afternoon. The Rev. Clayborn Landers, brother of the bride-elect and pastor of the Michigan Avenue Baptist Church in Kansas City, Mo., will perform the ceremony. Miss Landers graduated from Dexter High School and was graduated from William Jewel College Liberty. Mo., where she was a member of the Beta Sigma Omicroii. For the past year she has been a member of the Bell City, Mo., higl school (acuity. Mr. Thompson was graduated from Columbia Military Academy, Columbia, Tenn., and subsequently served three years in the army. He attended the University ot Missouri aflcr his discharge and was a mem- )er of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fra- -ernlty. He is currently manager 'of the Thompson Motor Company in Maiden' where the couple will make their home. The couple were honored with dinner Monday In the home of Mr and Mrs. J. R. Lucy. Social Notes Mrs. S. S. Thompson and Mrs. William Easterly won honors Tuesday when Miss Stella De Lisle entertained her bridge club. Mrs. Gene Wilson was hostess to her bridge cnib Thursday In the home of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Paul Combs. Prizes went to Mrs. Arlene Avery and Mrs. Russell Thornell. The Nation Today: Report on Big 3— Acheson's Report Gives Congress New Football that. That, of course, would bilng the Atlantic I'nct signers closer to- ethcr tii an they have ever been n hLitory. If they could get together, the icxt question is: why can't they gel together a Httlc better economically, Instead of cutting oiin an- 'r':; throats economically, such Treasure Hunters Again Dig For Lost Silver in Texas Truman Weighs AEG Vacancies WASHINGTON, May 30. W) — Jobs on the Atomic Energy Commission, including the vacant chairmanship, might be a matter for Presidential meditation during the qm e l of a holiday cruise, •flEnns of all AEG members are up exactly a month from totfsiy. President Truman has cut rather short the time the Senate will have for considering reappointments or any new nominations- One oT the guests Mr. Truman took on his Potomac River cruise over Memorial Day was Donald Dawson, his administrative assistant on personnel problems. Thus there was * chance for the president to find out what Dawson has done about checking on AEC possibilities. Col. Stoopnagle Dies in Boston BOSTON, May 30. (fP) -Frederick Chase Taylor, radio and film wit known RS "Colonel Lemuel Q. Stoopnagle," is dead. The 52-year old comedian died from n heart ailment yesterday at the New England Baptist Hospital. Taylor, who made the mistake of entering the stock market shortly before the 1929 crash, got his chance in radio because of a storm. While trying out as a production man in 1530, he and an announcer. Budd Hiilick, had to (W a 15-mimite gap when a gale -lisrupted network wires at a Buffalo, N. Y., station. The pair became partners and « re heard over national networks til they broke up in 1937. The follovtfng year Taylor \vas featured over the Yankee network in town hall varieties, and in 1939-'30 was ouizmaRter in the "Quixie Doofllr Contest" over the Mutual network. GOLOTHWA1TK, Tex., May 30. ) —Treasure hunters are digging again for torn of. silver and gold which legend says lies hidden in a t'innel-HOCked mountain in central Texas. Tliis time they are professional hunters, with modern equipment. They are boring and probing under Dry Ponrf which nestles on top of the mountain three miles northeast of here. Tiie nameless mountain i.s the site of a gold and silver mine worked by the Spaniards when Texas was part of Mexico, and under Spanish rule, Chased by Indians Legend—hacked by some evidence —is that the Spaniards were forced to flee the mine in 1762 becau.se oi an Indian uprising. They were supposed to have hastily stored 50C jack loads (150,000 pounds) of purp silver taken from the famous Losl Bowie Mine, and ten burro loads ol gold, weighing 3,000 pounds. The" silver would be worth aboul 5-13,000,000 now, and the gold abou 51,500,000. In addition, treasun hunters who have backed and bore< at the mountain hope to find th ]ost San Saba mine believed locatet somewhere In this area, Five New Hunters The newest hunters are two pro fessiounls and three college stn dents. They have formed a partner .ship. The professionals, J. S. Fishe and J. H* Lathniii of Dal Rio; Tex are at tfi*e site with modern equip ment. and have sfakcd out a loca tion. The students will Join thei when their classes end. They ai Charlie Harris of Sail Anton! Randy Evans of Texas City, and Bi Dosier of Waco, Tex. In 1901 a foreigner came her with a map which he s^id he bough from a Mexican. The Mexica claimed the map was taken fro thu body of James Bowie after the Texas hero was killed In the batt of the Alamo. The foreigner—b name has been forgotten — looke for three post oak treps which forn ed a triangle—one of which had copper spike driven into it. ilmney at Mullin. The woodcutter lowed him where he had cut the ee. The stump formed a triangle ith two post oaks still standing, r. Kirkpatrick began digging. He found two copper plates with gible engravings and a haud-ham- ered copper box. The lid of the ox bore the words "Pedro Lopez, •62." Inside were a crucifix and a et of pearls and a rosary. But Dr. irkpatrick could find no treasure. Since then dozens of parties have ug. in vain. -9YP* 1 Proposes act- with Soviet JEERS PEERS' LEERS American singer Dianne Adrian, above, accused in England's House of Lords ot singing "leering lyrics* 1 thai drew big crowds and took dollars out ol Rnglaml, visited Parliament to protest. Miss Adrian said she noted the "lordly leers" ol several peers when she attempted lo confront Lord Cherwetl and demand an apology for his "rclernng V.o my midriff lightly." Cherv-'ell sne said, hid in his chambers and wouldn't look when she ollcrtxl to "how her trim midriff, but "1 think he was peeping." CAIRO, May 30. (A 1 )—A member f (he Egyptian parliament last .Ight proposed that E'^ypt sign a ion-aggression pact with Russia as i counter to the WcsUvn Big 'hree's ofrer to supply arms lo the .rah states and Israel. Nureddin Tarraf of the small but nfluential Nationalist Party told farliament the arms of(er by the United States, Britain mid France was "an attempt to p)ace the Middle East under a Western - powers nandate." Naming Britain as Egypt's enemy, Tarrat urged the pact with Russia and said, "though we hate communism, we must protect ourselves." Mediators Seek To Head Strike DETROIT. May 30. (iV) Slate mediators Wednesday will seek to head off a threatened strike by approximately 4,500 Detroit Edison Co. employes. Local 223 of the CIO utility Workers of America Monday set 11 p.m. Sunday for the walkout. Unless an agreement is reached. State Mediator Philip Weiss immediately summoned both the company and the union to a Wednesday conference. Ill dispute is a wage boost under n agreement reached last July 1-1 The union claims it is due a four nd a half percent raise; the com- laiiy offers four percent. . By J:UUM MarUw WASHINGTON, May 30 —(<!>)— Early In May Secretary of Stale Acheson went to Europe. Tomorrow he will make a report in person to Congress on what happened overseas. It wii.s an important trip. And when the secretary finishes talking there will be the iL^uiit criticism and praise if Congress reacts as !l does to most tilings. "A Ix>riu Fiftht" If you had to sum up what Acheson will say it probably would uo like this: "iioys, we're up to our necks in a long fight with Communism and we may as well get used to It and do what we can to win." Then for a long lime to come Congress will have to be making decisions. In April, 1949, these countries signed the North Atlantic Fact:: the U.S.j Britain, Canada, France, Bcl&uiin. (lie Netherlands, Luxembourg, Denmark. Norway, Portugal, Italy, and Iceland. Mutual Defense Tt WHS a uttvUml deieiise agreement: ttiat those who signed II would go to one another's defense in case oi attack by an outsider Russia wasn't mentioned as ill' outsider but Russia was meant. This month the foreign minister —including Acheson ot Hie U.S Bevin of Britain, Schuman France—met in London lo talk ovc their defense problems. Of course, the military problcu since defense cosls money, cavi'l divorced from the economic and on question that's been kicked aroun some time is this: The Marshall Phiu for helpin Europe economically was started in and Is due to end In 1052 but what will the U.S. do then: just step out, wash its hands of Europe, told reporters lie had used the xwilon conference "to inform the ther governments that the United tatas has n continuing interest and take in European affairs which 'ill not end with Ihc termlnallon f the EC A urograiu < Mill-shall Jan) in 1052." jrancc lo the Europeans Ihut they This has been Interpreted as us- till can look to Hie U.S. for help •|tuu the Marshall i*lcm emJ.s, 'hat ol course, will gel ft lot of abating in Congress all by it.sclf. If each country tric.s to htive n ilg—and bnln need—military force f it.s own, that will tnke more nion- y thitn If this hiippcncd: One country would try lo have a ig .supply of land troops; Another . big supply of nlrnkLMc.v, another , big supply of .ships, [n othei vortls; by mutual agreement the; :oulrt work out n hnUuiccd tlofoix.sc IlaliinctMl Defense The minLsU'rs talked of doing Jus as by trade barriers? The ministers talked of that Idea, oo. And so on. Acheson has quite a ot to report, whether thU country goes along on what the minister* .alked of depends on Congress. EW l!o\ Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Mathice Saturdays & Sundays Mat.-Sun. 1 p.m. font. Showing Manila, Ark. Tuesday "MARY RYAN, DETECTIVE" RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Marsha Hunt Wednesday & Thursday "SCENE OF THE CRIME" with Van Johnson Also Shorts Tuesday "RIDING HIGH" ivllh iSlllg Crosby nml Colleen Gray Wimier News A Short Wednesday & Thursday "WITHOUT HONOR" with I.i'rulnc Day, Dane Chirk, anil I'ranclinl Tone News A Short juardsmen Watch Tennessee Plant With the Courts Circnit: Robert Pearson vs. Harry Levitch and Fred S. Sallba, suit for $5,200 damages alleged to iesult from order to vacate rented cafe building; also petition lor restraining order enjoining defendants from premises and from molesting or threatening plaintiff. Common Pleas: Central Supply Co., Inc., vs. L C. Rollison, suit to collect J104.40 debt. ' couldn't find them. The American Radio Relay Copnsr Spike Found | radio station operators and owners But later that same year Dr. Jim] league, organization of amateu Kirkpatrick of Mullin, Tex., found I was founded in 1914 by the lat a copper spike in the ashes of a Hiram Percy Maxim. MORR1STOWN, Tenn., May TO. j — Tennessee National Guardsmen, stood guard today at the strike-bound American Enka Corporation's rayon plant. They converged on Morrislown by plane and motor convoy yesterday lo stem violence In the nine- week-old strike. They guarded plant entrances during shilt changes as workers passed through CIO picket lines. In Atlanta, Ga., commissioner D. K. Jones of the U. S. Mediation and Conciliation Service said he has telephoned union and company officials asking them lo meet with him there Monday. Jones sat in on contract talks which preceded the strike. Use or the 300 national guard members was authorized by Gov. Gordon Browning. Sheriff Robert Medlin asked for help after con- tinuing'violence which cnipted last week. ind not help it any more? The London Talks Before leaving for home, Avlic- Tomorrow Is Day In Atom Strike OAK RIDGE. Tenn., Mny 30. (Tl —Tomorrow Is tlic question mark In this atomic city's week-old wildcnl strike. , : AFL nnd Atomic Energy Commission otficials are looking to the end of Uie long holiday weekend for a possible break In the .valkont Hint lias tied np $250,000,000 ill construction projects. About 4,500 workers have been off their Jobs since Friday. The wnlHovit began Wednesday when 700 laborers and hodcarriers quit work on two dtoinic plant projects to cost %' 000,000. Violence Marks Korean Election SEOUL, Koren, May 30. W) — Small .scale terrorist raids nnd Isolated acts of violence erupted today as South Koreans balloted for a new national assembly. But the major disruptions promised by Communist North Korea in broadeasls from Pyongyang did not materialize. Police officials said pre-election crackdowns on nbont 500 suspects had lelt Communist elements tcadcrlcss. Between 6.000,000 anil 8,000,000 voters «re to cast, ballots to fill the 210 seats in liic BoiilVi Korea republic's single house. : WEDNESDAY SPECIALS AFTERNOON ONLY — SHOP NOON TO 530 P.M. During the summer months through August Ub'th^villc's two lending slide stores will offer special values every Wednesday afternoon. Watch this paper every Tuesday- Tests Show Fish Hear CHICAGO (AH) — Experimcnl-s .show that individual (isli hciir as ' well as man. Robert F. Ingcr. assistant curntor of fishes at Lhc Chi- cAgo Natural History Museum, ' ATttes In t.he May issue of the Museum's bulletin that experiments lo te.st the ability of minnows, catfish ami characins to hear sound . from a bell were conducted as early as 1903. Modern sharpness of hearin? lests were conducted in an aquarium in a hall 400 feet long. The fish were trained to come for food, al the sound of a horn. They heard the sound until the horn was move.- 1 200 to 260 feet away. Men standing f ir the aquarium could .hot hear f horn after It moved beyond 330 feet. But sound does lose some of its intensity in moving from air to water. When human oltfcrvers -.vere completely submerged in a tank of water the sound u - a.s no longer audible lo the men wh2n the horn a.i more than 165 feet away. Entire Stock of CALIFORNIA COBBLERS Save now on this special sale of (lu- very popular California Cobblers. All sizes and widths are included, but not in every style. Special Lots of MEN'S SHOES Men, here's a buy! Choos* from wing tips, straight lips, moccasin loe and plain loe styles. VALUES to S8.95. Bui remember, it'» one day only! W»d*e*b too. > „ , Y«, Ct U ttuc, tlicte U a iw.fc. harml*-**, moliea'fd li-juirf calJr<1 KLEtRtX that <lr\f, up nfinpVs »rt_ticrw do Uxlay. «ura» "At AH IKuj SlOfC*" FAMILY SHOE STORE 312 West Main Street Phone 2342 Discontinued Styles In Ladies White Dress Shoes Both lies and pumps arc in this speciiil . .hut just in broken si/.os. 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