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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THK DOMINANT NKWSPAPKB OF NORTHEA ST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHKAST MISSOURI VOL. XiVVI—NO. 79 Blylheville Daily Nem BlythevJlIc Courier Mississippi Valley Leader Blylheville Herald BIA'THKVJU'K, ARKANSAS, THUKSDAY, JUNE 22, J950 SJXTKBN PACKS SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS ^Service Claims He Resisted Red March in China Career Diplomat Accused of Aiding Communists Holds Firmly to Denial WASHINGTON, June 22. (AP)—Career diplomat John S. Service, accused by Senator McCarthy of aiding Chinese Communists, declared today that on the contrary lie had done all he could In resist "the domination of China ~* Communism." The veteran foreign service offi- er was before a public session of he Senate Foreign Relations Sub- ommlttce which is investigating tile ontentions of McCarthy, Wisconsin lepubiican, thai Uie State Depart- icut harbors Communists and Red ympathizers. The senators had first planned to icar him behind closed doors, but Service asked for n public hearing. A thin wiry man, Service leaned Delegates Study Coal-Steel Plan European Nations Continue Meeting On Industry Merger PARIS. June 22. (A 1 )—Delegates from -six European nations studied Trench proposals today for a European, parliament to control their coal and steel production, The parliament was the keystone of a French plan for the West European coal-steel merger French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman has recommended as a means of preventing future wars. The s i x nations—Franch, Belgium, , t. h e Netherlands, Luxembourg. West Germany and Italy— sll have agreed to put their coa nnd -steel production under the control of an over-all authority •with powers to make its dictates stick. nrilain, Europe's largest producer or eoa), has balked at giving ai International body so much powe over her major industries and i Maying out of the talks. Move lo Objection In what appeared to be a move lo meet thn British objection, th French yesterday suggested tha Hi e coal- s ted authority be res ponsible Ui the proposed fcdcrn parliament. The authority's deci .sions would be reviewed in H pubh" A,debate each year, top French ceo Pfmmic planner Jean Monnet said a " « closed session, Monnet suggested that natlona legislatures choose the members t the European parliament frm within their own rainX<; v jnuch, R ninst OJT them now • •piftfc.vrhe. "m?jjn- bfirs of the European .consultative ossembly. fool Authority Allies Said on Border Of New Era for Peace Strength Retards OutbreakolWar r Acheson Claims Monnet said, however, that the pool authority .should be independent of national parliaments and governments, Chiefs of the six; delegations were scheduled to m<:et today to express their reactions to the "French plan. iV iamvhile on the domestic front, "France heard from finance minister Maurice Fet.sehe that the country had reached "conditions very close to real economic stability." Pctsche saiti the national budget's deficit for 1950 would be only five per cent of the total budget, in 1947, he expulained, revenues covered only 11 per cent of budget expenditure estimates. To Stake Future Britain's labor government meanwhile prepared to stake its future in seeking house, of commons approval of its abstinence from the Schuman plan negotiations. Authoritative sources said Prime Minister Atttee had decided to seek vote of confidence on a Conservative - liberal motion demanding thflt Britain join the talks. Should commons vote against the laborites, who normally have * majority of only eight votes, the cabinet would resign. or ward in the witness chair and old the senators it just is not true hat he was a "collaborator with lammunisls" as McCarthy charged. Innocence Declared He al.so declared that be wns in- 10cent of the charges placed against ilni in the 1945 Amerasia secret documents case. That case involved the discovery >f hundreds of confidential federal japers in the New York headquar- .ers of the now-defunct Amerasia magazine. Service and five nihers were ar- ested in the episode and charged with conspiracy to obtain Illegal possession of the government docu- nenls. A grand jury refused to indict Service and he was returned to duty in the State Department. Only two of the others were prosecuted. Philip Jaffa, editor of the magazine, was fined $2,500 nnd Emmanuel Larsen, a State Department employe, was fined $500. Bungling Charged Some Republicans in Congress have charged there was a "cover up" on the case nnd "bungling" 01 the prosecution. The Senate committee Is looking into the Amerasia case as part its general Investigation of McCarthy's Caniiminisls-in-governm.cn charges. Service told the committee today: "When J was arrested by the FBT on : Jnne 6, 1945, r told the. arresU 3 otlk*r n'liU the-lnie'rrogatiug- cuts that 1 was innocent of the arges, that T was mystified by e arresl, and that I wished lo do lat I could to help solve the mat- r. That has • been and still Is my titude!" —Courier News Vbolo MANILA SCOUTS TO JAM11OKEK—Aboui are (he .six Manila Boy Scouts and Scoutmaster O. O Stivers (center) who will leave Saturday to attend the Boy Scout Jamboree at Valley Forge, Pa. They from the left) James Bullard, son of Mrs. Bernlcc Bullard; Terry Ballard, son of Mr. and Mrs. P. G Ballard; David Walker, son of Mrs. Dora Walker; Mr. Stivers, Woody Townsetid, son of Mrs, !.,. E. Townsend Billy Davidson, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Davidson; and Carl Tipton, Jr., son of Mr. nud Mrs. Jack Tiptoi Portagev'dle to Vote On Ark-Mo Gas Plan. PortnKCVille ] a st night joined other Soullioiisl Missouri towns lu preparing (o voto on nwarclliic a nn tin-ill «ns ffanchlse lo the Ark a nsiis- Missouri Power Co. The town's city council hn.s voted to call a spccliil election Inr July 25 when riti/cns of the town will cither ruject or approve the incusiP'C.-. MiU<ten, Mo., will vote on the same proposition July 12 and Campbell, Mo., voters will consider grnnting Ark-Mo a gas franchise July 1ft. Southeast Mis.soui'1 towns which have already ^"nltid Ark-Mo gas franchises Uinmph special clfr- Uons hicliKli: Iliiyll, Cnruthcrsvllkt and Slcelc. Company spokesmen have pointed out iti the past that plans call for servicing Kcnueit, Mo. f fllso. Tlml town has taken no action on KraiitiiiK a fnuichijie. ArkimsDs towns which have awarded franchises to Ark-Mo include Oscoola, BlyllicviUc, Leachville, Dell, Miuilln, Uixorn, Wilson, Piyyolt and Hector. Tentative pin us of the power company cull for supply ing me si of the Northeast Arkft nsas-South- cnst Missouri »rea with gas by the healing KUISOII of 1951. Under terms of the franchise granlcil by lily the vine's City Council May 8, the company Is la start, laying pipelines wKhin a year. Ark-Mo officials havn stated Mml i;n:s should be in lllythevllle within 18 months! Since the ^as Is scheduled to come from the Big Inch pipeline to the north, It I.s assumed that most of the Southeast Missouri towns will be .served nbouL the same time as Illythcvllle. 70 Group Air Force Said Too Big for U. S. New York Cotton Open High Low .July ....... 3301 3370 3351 Oct. ....... 33H 3322 3302 Dec ........ 3306 3318 3298 Mar. ....... 3300 3320 3302 3322 331' 331 Weather Arfcansns forccas: Considcrah] cloudiness with scattered thunder THREATENING showers this afternoon, tonight an Fridas*. Not much change in tcir peratures. Missouri forecast: Partly clouf tonight and Friday; little chanj in temperature; low tonight 65-1C high Priday'90-05. Minimum this moining—69. Maximum yesterday—86. Sunset today—1:16. Sunrise tomorrow—4:^7. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m today—.26. Total since Jan. t—3J.41. Mean temperature (midway tneen high and low)—77.5. Normal mean temperature I June—78. Tills Dale Last Tear Minimum this morning—is. 'Maximum yesterday—BO. Precipitation Jan. i to this da —30.91. 25-30 Persons Are Injured in Fall of Ceiling REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 2. (AP)—Between 25 and 30 per- ons were Injured here just before nidnight when the ornate celling ver the Sequoia Thcnlcr balcony ollapsed. Police said that no more than six 'ere seriously hurt, the most seri- is being Mrs. Ralph Case, wife of Redwood City physician, who fell 0 feet from the balcony to the loor below. Bolh legs were report- d broken. Police officer William Goldsmith, vho was in the theater nl the time, aid the balcony ceiling, which he stimatcd weighed several tons, let oosc with a roar like a clap of himrler and dropped in one single heet. Phil Brny, another Redwood City policeman, who was in the theater aid the roar was "like an earthquake," but that there was no panic irnoiig the hundred or more persons in ' the balcony. The injuries II were results of the plaster drop. Six ambulances, and a number of private automobiles look the njured to the Palo Alto and San Vlatco community hospitals and to the Redwood city emergency hospital, where the less seriously hurt were given first aid. Railroad Tieup Looms Over U.S. Switch men's Union Sets Date to Strike; Two More Possible A was WASHINGTON, June 22. (/P)— President Truman said today the nation can't 'afford a -70-group Air Force at this time. lie made the news conference statement in commenting on &• congressional proposal to boast the Air Force to that -strength. It now lias about 48 groups. -f Mr. Truman hammered on the theme that this country should buy the armed forces which are within its budget capacity. He said it doesn't make any difference how many air groups are authorized—the question is how many the budget will allow. The President's discussion with t he n c wsm en a l.so ran g ed in to the field of domestic politic. 1 !, foreign affairs and other matters. On politics, the President said sharply that if he were voting in Ohio -where Senator Taft, Rcpub- 1 lc an is runu i u E; for re c! ectioh—h e would vote the straight Democratic ticket as he always does. He predicted that Taft's Democratic opponent, Joseph T. Ferguson, will win. The question of Ohio politics came up when Mr, Truman was asked about a statement by Ohio's governor Frank Launch e that he not decided whether he would •ole for Taft or Ferguson. Lniisehc Democrat and the President VEIS asked whether he would cotn- ment on the governor's "indecision,' He said no. lawyer Nrunrd On foreign a f f a 1 rs, M r. Truman said Charles M. Spofford, New York awyer, will get the important Job is Secretary of State Achcson's deputy on the North Atlantic Treaty Council. The appointment of deputies by the 12 treaty allies will provide full time machinery for building up the ; -int defenses of North America and Western Europe. Mr. Truman walked into the news conference with a smile and a wave of his hand. He saicl hn had special announcements b u t would answer questions. The first dealt with Lausche's statement. The chief executive was then asked whether Govs. J. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina and Fielding Wright of Mississippi leaders in thR States 'lights move- CHICAGO, June '12. CAP) jXMisible nationwide rail liuup foreseen today as: 1) -A'sWilcliinen's union set Sunday as a strike date against- five big lines, 'vJjid 2> two more miion.s become legally free to .s'.rike July 15. The Rock Island ami the Western Pacific: said they would .stop running Sunday Lf the switchmen left work. The AFL Switchmen's Union of North America told the Rock Island, the Western paritic, GrerU Northern, the Chic-ayo Groat. Western, and the Denver nnd Rio Grande Western lines yesterday hat they were turning down a 'reside. nlm I board's wage Riid hour recommendations. The bo;ird made it.s suggestions April 19. Since May 19, under the Railway Labor Act 30 day "cooling off" period provision, the -switchmen have been legally free to strike. All the peace-making provisions of the law have been carried out. Carriers Notified 3AreV/ounded By Gun Shots At Enka Plant MORRISTOWN, Tcun.. June 22. (/Pj—Three men were wounded by gunfire ftt MIR American Enka Corporation today nnd two hours later a barrage of gunfire shattered windows in the strike har- rassccl rayon producing plant. Gunfire erupted ftt 7 a.m. during a change of shifts nt the plant, scene of recurrent disorders since the CIO textile workers union Local 1054 went on strike March 28. Three men were felled. Gunfire wa.s heard ugaln shortly after 9-a.m. when, plant officials sniti, bullets apparently were; fired from a highway lending to (,1m main gate: Windows we to shattered hut no one injured. The official said at Ihe time nt Ihe, second ntithronk riboul fit) to 15 liien were milling around the gale armed wiLh rifles, shotguns and pistols. One report, apparently erroneous, said two men had been killed. There wns no con [in nal] on. Bonds Notes Arkansas' Educational Progress A. B. Bonds, stale-ccniinlssioiicr nl oducnlfon, yesterday Cold members of Ihc Jilylheville Kiwunis Club that *L "marked progress 1 ' Is being uuulc In Arkansas' educational facilities and that beeruuse of Uib progress "we need no longer linng our heads in shame over our cilucatiotinl ment of 1918, had turned clown nad not received Invitations to today'.s White House luncheon for some of the governors who wound up their annual conference yesterday at White Sulphur Springs. W.Va. Mr. Truman replied that they were noL Invited. He said he had only Invited Democrats. The President also was askoe whether he wa.s taking sides in the primary contest In Indiana. He said he was not in the Indiana primary but that he was in the primary in his home state ol Missouri. In Missouri, the President prc- See TRUMAN' nit Page 7 Police Slugs Fell Would-Be Bandit Gunman Is Wounded By Memphis Officers In Hold-Up Attempt Laney Scorns Gov. McMath's View on Southern Tradition LITTLE ROCK, June 22. (/T>—: Governor McMath Is traditional only when it suite him to be, says the man who's out to beat him for a second term. "I nolice by my chief opponent's funny paper that he Is very much in favor of a traditional second term," former Gov. Ben Laney told an audience nt Lake Village last night. (The "Tunny paper" is a booklet In comic book form In behalf of Governor McMath's campaign for renom (nation.) "Yet on the other hand, he is opposed to most other traditions of the South," Laney declared. "Traditions Are Gone" "It was In a .speech at Indianapolis thai Traditional Sid' said 'the traditions of the South are gone. 1 " Laney spoke at the Chicot County scat in behalf ol his bid for a third teroi in the governor's office, which he voluntarily relinquished two years ago. ie told his listeners—c-stimalcd at 1,500—that if he's relumed to Ihc governor's office he'll work for an Interconnected drainage .system for Southeast Arkansas. Heplfc.1 Arc Saved McMath apparently is saving any replies he might have to statements Laney has made on his now three-day-old stumping tour of the state until or after the "formal NfcMath campaign opening at Pine BlufT Saturday. Meanwhile, the governor continues to make public appearance: which outwardly, nt least, aren't political. Tonight he's to attend flfih fry at St. Charles sponsored by a DcWitl Masonic Lodge. Tomorrow he'll participate In ceremonies dedicating the Arkansas Power anc Light Company's new $50,000.000 steam electric generating plant on Lake Catherine near Hot Springs, The carriers were notified at Liie same time that the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen ami Hie Order of Railway Conductors were rejecting a wage and hour recommendation by a Presidential board on June 15. They must "cool off" until July 15. The officer.-; ol the two unions made a joint statement saying the June 15 findings an "insult" to railroaders, ns well as the "most unjust, unfair, inequitable and injurious report" by the emergency board since enactment ol the railway labor law. Unions Said Ready F. H. Nemilz, chief of the conductors, and W. P. Kennedy, head of the trainmen, said their unions •/ere "ready to use economic itrength, if necessary, to force a air settlement of the SfAue-s." The Presidential board April 19 recommended lo President Truman hat the switchmen be awarded a 40 hour week and aii 18 cents an nour wage hike. The switchmen want a 40 hour week with the pay hey now get for a 48 hour week. ftnosl Not Specific The fact-finders on June 15 specifically did not recommend boost for the trainmen and conductors when they recommended a 40 hour week and 18 cents an hour to 75,000 yard employes. The 125,000 members of the trainmen's and conductors unions also wanted sliding scales of pay rate- c depending on weight of locomolives and a reduction of the basic day from Ihc present 150 miles or 7 1J2 hours to 100 miles or five hours. The trainmen and conductors did not actually set a strike date. They will meet in Chicago July 10. Fu lure action will be mapped then. -'MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 22. (/Pj— Police bullets cut down a would-be liquor store robber last night alter he used, the store's manager for a shield. The gimmnn was critically wounded. The manager, Charlie Fani- one, 35, was shot In the leg. Detective Chief M. A. Hinds Identified the man as WiUinrn Lowcn- haupt Proctor, -U, of Covingixin, Tenn.. a former Inmate of the Institution for the Criminal Insane at Nashville. Faraoiic gave this account: Kanionc riiom'il system." H "The entire nation Is becoming aware of our progress and what is Tiomg on iti our state,' 1 he said. "\Vc have come a long way in recent years and we ate still marching forward." Speaking nn the developments of education Sn Arkansas, Mr. Bonds pointed out thnt the school re-nr- gnnlzation program, voted by the people of the slate two years ago. i.s liein^ accepted UK a model by other .stales. FICM-, Schooling Under thus program, \w. said. Ark- I has been able to provide free | schooling iii.accredited hi;;h schools | for Uiousiiiuls of children that otherwise "woulif hot have received R and the school lunch program lias been expanded lo benefit approximately 10,000 moru children dally. "Since the adoption of -the re- orgnnlziiUnn program we have contracted for I .SCO new cln.sstooms that will accommodate IhousiuvJs more students, 130 new symnnshimn and auditoriums and 03 new lunchrooms." Future i" Cliitdrrn "We of Arkansas realize that Uie future belongs lo our children and through this program we arc to see thai our children are fliven a better opportunity to get ready for the fulure." Mr. Bonds, who formerly served as director of training for the Atomic Energy Commission toll! of whnt is being done in the alumiu energy field. Crisis ISeforc Us World News Briefs- Ely The Associated Tress WASHINGTON— A Senate appropriations subcommittee today approved funds for the Nnvy to modernize ten submarines and six dc.stroycrs. The .submarines would be converted into Uie, ''snorkel" typo at a tost of S.^.p.O^O each. WASJIJXGTON* — Thn Semite lixlay approved a $fifiO,2!ID,(?(K) an- Hrti[ir5;t lions hill prnvTdinK fluids for gnvrmnicut operations i in til .IiitiR 3fl, tlic cm! of the current fiscal year, , ' WAKUINGTOi? — Pres 1 il c n t Truman today nominal ml LL . Gen. Man ton Sprague Eddy to he commanding general of U.S. AiTtiy forces in Europe. Clcr- LONDON'— Prime Mlnistr mrnl AUIci; called on piirlhinH-nl lnit:iy for u vnti; of confidence In his .Scliuiniin 1'lnn 'policy, At lien and five of Ills ministers laTil lu-frirc the lloii.se of ('nin- iiirins a in oil on asking imriuallfictl su[i|inr( of NIC Rovcrmncnl's derision In remain nut of the six- n n lion talks tn Paris on run! Lug \VYslrrn Ku rope's co;il anil slwcl industries. 'We are facing a crisis today the outcome of which will depend on our children. For this reason we must give an extraordinary amount of attention to our schools -so that our children will know how to lace j these problems. And al.so that they will fcnow how to accept and evaluate propaganda and how to accept freedom and live it." j Mr. Bonds wrc.s intnxlitcofl by W. ,, , „„ .„„, .,„..„ — II, Nicholson, superintendent of | The United States asked the United Conventional Arms Check sked by US. I.AKK SUCCESS. June 22. M'l — H. 0. Cotton July Oct. Dec. Mar. May 3330 3301 329! 32M 3203 3334 3311 3305 3312 3307 3328 3292 3287 3204 3286 333 323 33 X 331 330. A nearby filling station attendant had noticed a suspicious per- nboul the store, ile phoned araone, who told hirr to call po cc nnri wrnt. [or his gun In the ack of the establishment. Then his clerk, Andrew Atlcllo. ailed: "Come out, Charlie, with our hands up." Faraonc did. He saw the holdup man crouched n the doorway As th.. man rifled he cash register of S3CO, police drove up "Gun in My Hack" "Then he catnc around behind ne and put a gun In my back, and old me to get In front of him," Hl araone said. "When we Rot to the door, the police were already out of their car A - ith guns drawn. I hollered: "Don't shoot! Don't shoot!' at the police. Shot in r.ci, "The holdup man squatted down at the door. Then things got confused. The gunman fired and hit mo In the leg. As I fell, he jumped and ran with the police after him." He was caught after a gun battle and chase. No charges was placed Immediately. Said Faraonc: "God almighty, I was scared.'* Blytheville .schools who wa.s one of seven school suiierintcndenLs from MixsUulppI County and Southeast Missouri present at/ the mcctiriR. Other guests included Frank Sandcr.s. superintendent ot scnools at O.iceola, Phillip Deer, -superintendent, of schools at. Wilsrai. K K Lucius, superintendent, ol sch-jols at Gusncll, A. E. Caldwcll superintendent of Dell schools, FM Sicrry. superintendent of schools at i!«land, Mt>., Riley P. Knight, supcr- ntendent ol schools at Stecie, O. B. Hayes of Joncsboro, Orach Lro- Ic (Dukie) Speck of Osreola and illl Stovall Jr., of Blythevillc. M-a-r-k T-w-a-i-n! CINCINNATI. June 22. <jV>— Any one want a couple of river packei steamers for about $20.000? Tin Green Line Sicamcrs, Inc.,' one o the oldest haulers of freight on thi Ohio River, announced today it ha; been trying since 1S47 to sell thi steamers, one built In 1923 and thi other in 1925. Soybeans July N'ov Fan Mar MR 214 : !i Low Close 302 *i 301 2H 21-1 215 Y i 216 217'i 2!8'/. •Jations tociay to set up an international authority to supervise and check on the reduction and rciui- ation of ordinary arms and armed torcos. The proposal has been circulated among delegates to the U. N. Ccmirnls.sirm for Conventirjnnt Armaments in preparatlnn for a discussion by the commission's working committee. Conventional arms arc rifles, nr- tlllery, naval and aircraft and almost all other wen pans except the atom bomb and weapons of mass destruction. The U. S. document proposes that a conventional arms administration fhouki he made up of countries represented in the U. N. security crjuiicil. Functioning at U- N. headquarters, it would receive InTor- matiyn on arms from each nation, chrck on the information, and report violations of the arms code as they arc found. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 22. (AP)—Secretary of Stale Aclicson declared today thn United States and its Allies "are on the threshold of a new period" in their quest for peace. Despite the obstacle posed by the "inordinate ambition" of Soviet leaders, lie .said, war in not inevitable. "We arc building our strength," Achcsun suit! in a speech prepared for the Harvard University Alumni Association, "In order that we may eliminate Hie conditions which would give rise to war, and .we arc on the threshold of a new period In tlic successful forward movement of this effort. Vulure With Confidence "We face this new period with confidence, hut we must be very clear in our minds about our purposes In times that lie ahead." Declaring that 11 Is "the determined purpose of this country, and of the like minded nations working with us, to prevent war," Achcson asserted: "Wc,,do not arm for purposes of conquest. Our strength b a shield, whose purpose is twofold. "First, our strength Is essential to a progressive and. successful resolution of the difficulties which today beset the International community. "The second purpose of our strength Is to enable us to carry ahead a creative relationship with the other nations of the free world." Democracy Is Dynamic. Me said that "democracy Is a dynamic idea In the world," and added: "Doth the North Atlantic community and the community of thn American 'states are Institutions•- • rounded on principles which rriifst " 5veiiiu.itly proVsll^'' Thesa-prlnctplcs,' ho said, Include the cooperative association of nations, Individual liberty, mutual aid, self-hell) and "the responsibility of aiding other free peoples to achieve their own development In their ovm way." The secretary spoke on the third anniversary of the day on which his predecessor, Gen. George C. Marshall, proposer! the European Recovery Plan that hears his name —also in a speech at Harvard. Strength Ksscnllal Achcson said that while strength may now he essential to a settlement of the world problems, It 'Is not a substitute for discussion ana accommodation." And he expressed hope that a healthy European community will he the determining factor In bringing "greater progress In settling differences In the world. The efforts of the non-Communist nations to establish a firm peace, Acheson said, have been confronted with a single great obstacle: "The Inordinate ambition of the Soviet leaders, which Is based on their delusions about the non-Communist world.' He added: "A.s the lenders of the Soviet Union come to appreciate that their analysis of the world situation, and their policies flowing from that analysis, have been Incorrect, the possibility for reasonable settlc- menl.s of matters affecting the stability nnd progress of the international community will increase. Soviet Must Accept "Until the Soviet leaders do genuinely accept a 'live and let live' philosophy, then no approach from the free world, however imaginative, ana no Trojan dove from the Communist movement, will help to resolve our mutual problems. "Tills does not mean that discussion should not- take place or that every effort should not be made to settle any questions which arc possible of settlement. 'It Is our policy to be. as General Marshall put It. the first to attend at international conference tables, and the last to retire." Acheson recalled Ihe speech in which Gen. Marshall proposed the, European Recovery Program, and acclaimed it as one of the major steps In the development of an active American policy toward Soviet communism. Extradition of Etowah Robbers Puzzles State Attorney General U'lTLE ROCK. June 22. i,Vj— Attorney General Ike Murry says he isn't certain just hou" to go about getting custody for Art:an- sas of two men under arrest (n Montreal. Canada. The fact they're In another country makes It more unusual and possibly a little more technically difficult than the customary interstate extradition. The two arc Max Laycstky, alias Martin Lane, nnd Harry Smith, both of Chicago, each of whom Is under a 22-yenr-Arkan- ?as penitentiary sentence. Each Jumped an appeal bond of 415,000, which already has bren forfeited. Murry said the men agreed ( 0 return to Arkansas. He's studying trie situation to learn just how to (!Ct them here. It may br necessary to bring the State Department into the picture, Murry said. The men were convicted in Mississippi County [or burglary and grand larceny in conucr.tlon with theft of a sate containing about $3.000. The Arkansas Supreme Court affirmed their sentences, and a requested appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court wasn I perfected. New York Stocks Closing Quotations: AT&T 15S 5-3 Amcr Tobacco 63 1-4 Annconrtn Copper 31 5-8 Beth Slcel 38 t-4 Chrysler 803-1 Coca CoLi 153 Gen Electric M 1-2 Gen Ntotors 96 3-8 Montgomery Wnrd 57 5-8 N Y Control 13 1-2 Int Harvester 283-* J C Penney 57 1-2 Republic Steel, 38 1-2 Radio .• . 22 Socony Vacuum 21 1-4 Studebnker 34 Standard of N J 781-3 Sears 47 Packard 3 3-4 U S Steel - .16 1-8 Southern Pacific 543-4

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