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VOL. XLT—NO. T • — ^Opinions Differ On Solution of Parking Problem Survey Shows Some Who Opposed Plan in '42 Now Favor Meters SoniH businessmen, who were opposed to parking meters when the itlea was tried in BlyUicville in 3042, will be found supporting the idea of giving the meters a new trial when voters in the citv go to the poll Tuesday in the ger eral city election. In addition to electing a city clerk, city attorney, municipal judge and three aklcr- f.men, the voters will approve or reject the parking- meter proposal, also a special one- rmll tax for funds for the library and the matter of doubling the city's area by annexing adjacent areas. Businessmen, their customers and city officials ajfree that Ihe i t s , a parlim £ problem lo solve, hut survey of Interest in lhe parking meter proposal yesterday and today brought a variety of comment. Positions taken by individuals rip a » e .7. ff j m - ? nthusias ''c support to delayed decisions and In some Instances opposition to the idea. Some said they were keeping their minds open until they could obtain more information about where the meters would be Installed, the hours of operation, the cost (or inconvenience, to those who must park thctr cars in or near the business area eially, and just what the citizens could expect in the wa v of street improvements from the rev n III l^s. rn K*» ,1 A..-;..*.,i r zroin operatini Mayor E. R. Jackson said that it i a s the present plans or city offi- ials to install the meters only on Main Street in the most congested area as the Initial step in trying to solve the traffic problem. "Later " a ' " lf the idea is successful Blytheville Courier BlythevDJe Dally Mississippi Valley Leader Blyllievillo Herald TU^DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OK NORTHS ST ARKANSAS AND S OUTI«,X S T M.88OUR1 ,s and there l s a demand for more meters, they could • be installed on . t ,? 10SS strcets A.Tft. .. • possibly on Split Costs, Proflls at First No figures are available on the cosl; of the meters, or how manv would be purchased for the initial test^Mayor Jackson said the matter - - to the, manufacturer who may be selected to furnish and Install thp meters. He said such a plan probably would call for an equal division of the cost of maintaining the meters until they were paid for and then full cost of maintenance would become the city's responsibility and the city would receive all of the profits. No estimates concerning probable profits have been made. It 1s proposed that, metres be installed which will use either nickels or pennies. A nickel would entitle a car operator to park hi s vehicle for one hour and two nickels could be placed in the meter to pcrmit- tv.-o-hour use of the parking spnce without the risk, of a ticket from police for overtime parking. These same meters would have slots for ki pennies and for one penny a njotor- isl could use th e parking space for 12 minutes. ' Angle-parking would be continued on Main, Mayor Jackson said but the angle would be changed to give a little more room for traffic This -.vould reduce by four cars the number which could be parked in a single block, he said. Cars now are rcctnlied to park at a 30-deirrce ang!e. Special loading zones would be provided for the tnises on Main Street. Among the business and professional men favoring the installation of parking meters Is C. G. Redman civil engineer. He said he believed the use of meters would materially relieve the parking siluation In the congested oreas. Response Varies A merchant on Main gave wholehearted approval to the Idea. lie said the meters would put an end to day-long parking and keep the parking space available to shoppers It should make shopping In Bly- thcville more convenient, fuid It should help business, he said Another operator on Main suggested that his customers expected to find it much more convenient lo park nearer the stoics they want* to enter, and many' have endorsed the Idea. James Roy. attorney, expressed approval of llic meters for Main Street, but opposition to placing them elsewhere until it is demonstrated that more meters actually I will solve the parking problem. One businessman expressed doubt tliat visitors to the city would want to pay for the privilege of parking on the streets, and he was fearful that the plan might drive business elsewhere instead of making it more desirable to trade In Blytheville Another expressed similar views but added that he was delaying a final decision. Some operators of businesses off of Main Street, but near cnough to be in the congested parking area suggested that the use of meters should be beneficial and provide revenue needed for street Improvements. Others expressed fear thatuse of the parking meters on Main would merely shift the parking problem to new areas and could possibly hamper traffic on the narrow streets. Doctors Are Alerted By Television to Expect an Emergency BI.YTHKVILLK, ARKANSAS. THUKSDAY. APRII, 1, BALTIMORE, April l. <yP> — Doctors were awaiting Rodeo Rid -ee Duhalms when he was rolled j nto the accident ward at Maryland General Hospital. The doclors were watching a tel- Ivlslon broadcast of the rodeo last, night when they saw the Pueblo, Ariz., performer thrown from his horse. They walked down lo the accident ward to await his arrival five minutes later. His injuries were light Caraway Planter Scteo/ Fund Audits in Arkansas >- k f allprf ftnf nl Reyeal LaxitY m Administration ; li LdlieU UUI 01 1.ITTF,K ROCK, A,*., April 1. (.UM-Aiulitsof ... , nrt _ _ (lisLrict, Pi i iifl <« in .iri A vi'i»>o..^ .,,^.,.1:.... i . . ht; ' ltl ^' Home, Murdered Stranger Appears Seeking Gasoline for Stranded Motorist .TONESBORO. Ark., April 1 (U.P.) — Fred Holder, 63, linsleni Ci'aiglieiid County planter, was shot to dentil last night by an unidentified assailant who splashed gasoline on and act fire to liis victim. The well-to-do planter was awakened about 9 p. m., officers said, by a man wlio told WA3H1NGTOM. April 1. (UP)- llol<l01 ' he w> aS Out of gas. President Ti-uman called a confer- Holder left liis Caraway farm Hc^s'lnvo^^'S 1 &*™ «*h ** man and a can strike. ot gasoline in a small truck. The President will confer tills! , T ?^ ficers °«"eve the man struck afternoon with. Attorney General i " older °" «>e head, shot him In Tom Clark, secretary of Interior [ stc ™acii and poured gasoline .1. A. Krue. Secretary of Labor Lewis ?, vcr lhc car anci body and set B. Schwellenbach and Cyrus Cm'ng Ulcm aflle federal mediation director. Holder was not killed inslnnllv The meeting o f government offl- ' by l!le bllllel - He rolled out of the cials was called as some .soft coal I car anci I*" 0 !'!'"! himself up in a operators weighed the idea of offer- roa<lsWc dllcl1 where he wns found ing John L. Lewis a new one-year a few '"'""tcs later by two motor- contract with a detailed pension: • He dicd before they could get plan in an effort to end the 18-day ' ll '" to » Caraway clinic. miners' walkout. Officers said robbery might have White House Press Secrctn™ bce " tne motive, bill tile assailant overlooked a billfold containing more than 4200 in one of Holder's Soft Coal Strike Parley is Called President- Delays Invoking Powers Under Toft-Hartley Act lislrk't funds in 45 „..., violations, waste, unfair distribution according- to officials of the Council. + limited stale auditors for revcnl- count Ing discrepancies In administration of school finances. Tile auditors' liavc been at work since being all- I thorlzod by the 1917 leglslalurc, Among the discrepancies reporl- cd were: l in some Instances, members of ihe school boards sold supplies and equipment to the schools under - — --•*->*; Press Secretary Charles G. Ross said Mr. Truman is making a continuing study of tlie coal case. He denied as erroneous a report that John R. Steelman, assistant to the president, had v, as ovcra11 pockets. The money P lerec< l by the bullet. Craighead County coroner W C conferred with representatives of Cl ' a!g l>'™ned an Inquest Inter to- dnv ' -- the miners and the operators. Ross said that Mr. Truman thus far has reached no conclusions iri his -study of the coal strike situa- the report of his coal fact-finding lion. The President plans to take board with him to Williainsburg Va., tonight Meanwhile, an influential Republican House leader said he is opposed to the Idea of legislation that ngmn would permit tlie government to seize the coal mines. Overtures Hinted A bill has been introduced in the House to restore the government's wartime authority to seize the mines This Republican leader said "many others in th e house" feel as he does about it. The possibility of industr Work Launched On Palestine Plan American Officials Confident- of Okay On UN Trusteeship LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y., April 1 (UP1—American officials, confiden of ultimate approval of their I pi- - - - - B1GIITKKN PAGES il such R with Ihe supervisor. 5. One district was served by two high schools, five miles npart. Salary of one superintendent, wns listed al J3.400 per year and Dial of lhc oilier $1,200. Administrative cost ,. rave cos In tin; schools ranged from 11 iicr cent of the tola! school fund In contract. The practice Is Illegal. 2. One district employed as Jaii- llor lhe nephew of lhe president of the scliool board am! jjald him more than H,500 for Ills work. A relative of a school board member may be hired only by written petition of patrons of trie district. 3. A number of school district ^mvtu $-»vu cacn. umcr leticli carried carh funds In banks, Instead , received sums ranging from $10 of depositing all money wilh the "" county treasurer, as required by law. 4. In several districts auditors were unable to find teachers' con- liacls. allliougli warrants for scil- one school to 26 p«r cent in the older. The report snld nrimlnlstrn- tlve expense "may be lhe reason teaclicrs are not receiving lhe salaries they would like." 6, In one district, a surplus of $1,200 w«« distributed among lhc teachers. The audit revealed Ihat the principal and supcrliilcnctenl received $<oo eacli. other teachers, Truman Voices Opposition to Assisting Franco House and Senate Conferees Seek fo Reconcile Aid Bills WASHINGTON', April I. <m>) — A Semite-House I'lmfcri-nrn rrfernid's to Krnnru Krwlii Iran, COPIES FIVH CENT* Trains to Berlin From West Halted By Soviet Decree . dl- .dan The auditors salci that In most cnsos school officials have co-oper- alcd and have been quick lo aller procedures lo conform with the law. Legion Commander Urges Conqress To Speedily Enact Draft Law, UMT WASHINGTON, April 1. (U.P.I-Nallonnl Commander James p O'Neil said todny the American Legion believes that (he Uino hns come for Congress lo put Oils country on "n war footing" because toward war al an accelerated pace." Therefore, he said, Congress should military training immediately. + O'Neil told the Senate Arine'.l icrviccs Committee that a standby draft would be a "cowardly out" in view of the tense world situation. O'Neil insisted that both the drait and UMT ivcre needed because tlu United states "Is moving toward war ai nn accelerated pace." He warned that Russia "appears more lulhlcss and treacherous than his Nazi predecessor." "The American Legion deplores congrcj-siocmi rumors that UMT will be brushed nside in favor bf selling up a slandhy selective service system under which young men would be registered but uncalled," he said. "The American Legion would regard any such decision as_ 11 cow- "inoving enact a draft and universal trusteeships liave deshnaled"n single nation. The deadline is next May 15. The Security Council prepared to anttfr ^ ^ ^ known rnnient —... ..»*. ah>.t n c --uc^wc- it COm- . disrupts-the riaiibnsl economy. They feared such a develop- .„,„ „ -, „ ment would lead congress to auth- .,^ w . Security Council prepared to orize government seizure of the' today on the American mines—a step they want to avoid 1 " CIllest ,. r ° r «» ™m«lmte cmcrgcii- Mr. Truman's decision not to act ' under the Taft-Hartley act yester- j day also spurred speculation ovc- IMssible new White House efforts to ' mediate the dispute over pensions , I for Lewis- miners. ; I Perhaps significantly. Steelman : an expert on labor affairs, wns not among the officials scheduled to accompany the President on a two- day trip awny from the a £™ \ ardly out, and an inexcusable ex- danger, it is our hope that Congress will advance,-the program for universal mililarv training and the temporary draft without yielding to political considerations He denounced iesliniony against l.irly Wfli'ace's reference* ^_ T 1( _ Iho trained rescrse of * Z^,003^t World War II voter ins The nyer :e of those war veterans now is , ,. •• — 57-imtion General Reliable sources said the United Stales had lined up the necessary seven votes to get Security Council approval, probably nt this afternoon's meeting, of the call for nn assembly meetim;. That would reopen the Palestine question. The United Slates wants lhc assembly parlitioning - •-—, -- - capital. l?, scr ?" ) tlle Plan 'or . „ Steelman once headed the O- S ' Pale stme nnd to substitute trus- Concillation Service nnrt has often j teesh 'P- healt with Lewis nnd the coal in- - :t wlls n °t known whether Rus- dustry. .sin's Andrei Gromyko would cast Fact Finrtcrs Report i his 23rd ve 'o to ulock the American The President received a report I """"P 1 - to scrap the UN's partition e receve a report ron on the current dispute yesterday i p an<J WOI "k out a trusteeship as Iruman Prepares Tex Bill Message Congress Must Woit Until Tomorrow to Get News on "Veto" WASHINGTON, April 1. (UP) — President Truman will send n mc.i- sagc 10 Congress tomorrow on the Republican tax reduction bill. Thu piessage was certain to be a veto Mr. Truman held an unusual conference with Democratic leaders thl.! morning. He disclosed also he will send today to House Speaker Joseph W. Mirtin jr a letter outlining tn :rins lhe additional appro- lie will . request for thu •Ices.. ; . -. iidefil''mcl. this"-morning . 'Sam Rnybum, D.. Tex. Alben W. Barklcy, ]).. Ky. Ky John it McDerraoU llnllcrt fr«« SUM CorrHpundent It Iffl Spain's , ,,,„ roi'lly up lu to Mai-shall couiitrleN. WASHINGTON, April I (U.P.)—President. Trum;m i- "ultcrl.v oppoHCtl la iiK-l.i«li,, K „„„„„.«„.,, rcjeclcu , - -- 1M.I1UH Spain III llic Klinippiui iminu at n,c Uusslnn., mat they be roi'ovcry prognim, (he \\'liitc I n " w , c(l lo ll 'si«=<:l- train* of the House said todav. .",,,'I,' 10 *"' 8 ,'° «»•' from Berlin, /rho I'rc.si.k-nl', positi,,,, on --- ^'. ft ": s . lmUc " n11 '«« '-"'= franco Spuiii wns disclosod as Semite-House.confcrenc'iiH mcl lo iron out dii'l'ercmcfs in (lie foi't'ign aid bills. The HOU.SI>'H fiitcli-nll $0,200,000,000 liill L'oiititins M provision woultl include' Spain an UK: iMni'.slutll I'lnn iiiilioii.s. Prm Secrc'tary Clmrli-s o. „„,« „,,„.. , SU1U [(HillV IJjUt tllL* Pl('*.l*Jr.iH iv - i , *" "" «-'in;)nuii. uj /tlHUoiidi'ic re I of ((id r u.i i» i\._ .._ • T l ~~"~ '•"• . 11 . , .,..,,..,,u,, iiiiiivu all J ill] n.s ii result of Ihat rpjeclloii. This wiiK llic sliuiUlon; 1. r\)iir tnilns—two Americans nnil iwci British—were halted [luring'the nlRlit by 11 new KuKsliin ciicck-iwlnt cslubllsTa'd nl Marlenborn In the Soviet Xoiic We.st of licrlln. Aincr- l™» mm Urlllsh officers I,, charge, ilnlly refused la let Soviet Iroops enter or lns|iect (he trains, '•i. One Aniei-inui train K ot llimiiBh to Bi-cinei-hiiveii. but only after tlie AiniTlcan lleutonmit. lii Marshall Urges American Unity Secretary of State Speaks Today at Bogota Conference ., B.f K. H. Sh*i*rord inli-ii rrc.« SUff Correspondent IIOUOTA, Colombia, April l. (up. ^u Cr ^' or .? t "' eGe °'-eeC.Mnr- Sell. „. ,„„,„ „-, would qualify as draft ell- Secretory of Treasury John W. 23, he said, and" liaTf""or""ibciT m Sn V acr - Buiigcl Director James B. ,11. [ Webb and Sen. J. Howard McGrnth, ^-, H. 1., nnd clialnnati of the Democrnlic National CommlUce. Prc.w Secretary Charles O. Rosi said tlie purpose of this conference was to work out a time table for submission of the president's tux would tolct It for study until sat- I to the 57 UN counlrles and ask for, urdny at least. I ""e. If B majority of the UN meiu- Tlie President's decision was a j bers approved—and il was cousid- surprise to Leivis. to the coal oper- i creii almost certain tlie necessary nlors and lo Mr. Truman's own 29 "nyportcrs could be rounded up- fact-finding board. I!, had been be- j lhe session could be convened de- lievcil that he w.is awaiting only s P'*e tlie Soviet aclion the report before seeking an in- The companion American nro- junction. i posal that the council try to arrange There were some reports that the i an Arab-Jewish truce also was ex- delay was caused by difficulty in ' Peeled to win the necessa^y'seven preparing the injunction case. Since i voles. Bui a Russian velo cmilrt '-ill Lcins Ins not actually callcfl aU truce attempt by the council as strike—his miners quit when he I such. * council as told them their contract had been i Russia and the Ukrainp R™ D» eraf C off l !r'la l !s C beUev 1 """^ 0 '"' ™~ ' ""^ C ° U " Cil mc "' be «™ "' iSstlng There were wholly unconfirmed reports from industry sources that on Steelman's advice. Mrs R. Stanton, Victim of Burns, Buried in Osceola OSCBOLA. April ].—Graveside! services were conducted at 2-30' this afternoon, for Mrs Bertha! Maxine Stanton, 21. who was fa-| tally burned when she poured kero- | sene on live coals to start a fire ' In her home, one mile south of La- panto, at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Mrs. Stanton died at 6:30 Thursday morning in the Baptist Hospital in Memphis. Mrs. Stanton's survivors Include three children, one-year old George . Man Is Vice President Of Bottlers Ass'n _ Sanders of the Blvtheviii^ Pepsl-Cola company Is £ck In Blvthcville today after attending the 3ith annual meeting of (he Arkansas Bottlers of Carbonated Eiever- ages In Little Rock, where he was sas^Bo ViCC prcsmcllt of thc Arknnl Fred Luflman, Rogers, of the Coca-Cola Company, was elected president, James D. Hood Little Ion., - gibles. Episcopal Bishop Henry W. Hobson ol llic Southern Ohio Diocese added his endorsement of the draft and UMT ns a means of demonstrating to the Soviet Union and other nations ot the world Ihat this country means what it snys about hnitini; aggression. The latest support for a "stanrl- by" draft law came from Rep. Carl Vinson, D., Ga. He siigisesled that Congress write, a. "delayed aclion" clause Inla any draft leyislalion in an efforl lo spur voluntary enlistments. The rnnkir.g democratic members of the House Armed Services Committee recommended that all eligible men bn registered lor selective service but none be culled for lifl days. At the end of that lime. Vinson said, President Truman could invoke lhc draft without further action by Congress if enlistments had not picked up enough to fill tlie tanks. | tloiis vote her in. Tile Ilmisu passed l( s SO.'ioS.tltH) Blolwl foreign nln bill i lls | nlgbi by » vnlo uf 321) In 71 Vandcnborg, It was learned Is ready lo accept some features jf Inc House bill but .will oppose Ilic Eliaiiish provision lo llic lasl Thu Senate OOP loreign policy lender had lhc backing ot his Democrnlic cpposllc, sen. Tom Commlly of 'IVx;is. mid of Sen. Wiillcr P. aeorgi' U., O:i.. who culled lliu iroiisu action "iiwdvl.inblc and unwise " While Ihe Semite's KRI> bill does not Include Spnln, It leaves Ihcduor ajar for licr eventual pnillclpiUlon.' But Viindenborg,, .,d oilier Sennte leailer.-i mnliitnln Hint the cooperative iiKliire of ERt- makes it Iin- pi'i-AllVR lor Spanish iiarlicipallon to get prior approval of oilier HUP niitloiis. THUS fnr only Eire and Portugal hnvc expressed approval; Prsnch, British nnd Italian officials &re far Iroin pleased. There are other major differences in the Senate and Manse bills. The House wrnlc a "single package" measure Including FHIP. inllltni-y anil civilian n.ssislnncc for Chlim and military aid for Greece and Tui-key. The Senate kepi ERP apart. Yamlcnhcrg, It was Ivnrncil, Is n-aily In yield I,, the House "single p:ii-k:igi'." n|ipni:u:h In the hl- li'rcsls nf i'0iii]ilctlng iirtlnn liL'furc llir Ilnlinn i-lrctloiis. lint hn wni U1CSS-.I20 nnd Ihe new arms program. Secretary of Defense J.-unes Por. rcstal already has outlined In gen- ',„»„„„,. ,.',- ,' lorn! If rn, c l n /-„„„,.„ T ,_.. 11U -»SUI(. IlllCI . TJie house approved Its assistance FFA Members Arrange for District Meet Fifty-live, members of the Bly- Ihevillc High school Chapter of tho Future Farmers of America will attend the two-dny district FPA meeting to be held al Arkansas era) terms to Congress a request for a boost In funds for the anncd services from SII,COD.OOO,o:o to $14.- COO.OOD.OOo for the next fiscal year beginning July 1. The White House would not say whal Mr. Truman's action on lax»s ivouirt be. But It vms conceded among the President's closest advisers that the chief executive had no choice but to reject the bill which would cut taxes $4,803.000.000. Both houses. In pnsslm; tlie bill, bad more than lhe two-thirds votes necessary ta override a veto. The tux veto is expected to go lo Capitol Hill al noon lomorrow rte- splle the fact thai Mr Tniinnn will he in Willlainsburg. Va. lie leaves blp lixlsy aboard the While House yacht. Jury Convicts Negro Held For Burglary Phillip Kimbro. BlythcviUe Ne- , ,,,.^, ^..^ui^t i-/11 1,1 nil, L,H,tic Rock, was retained in his Job as executive secretary. Mr. Sanders was accompanied to State College in Jonesboro begin- [ SU'O. was found guilty of burglary ning tomorrow. i ycsterdny by a jury in the Chicka- Reprascntatives from some 50|sawba District of Mississippi Couu- schools of the district will nllem! | ty Circuit Court in session bcre. lhe meeting Including lhe eight' The Jury iixcd Kimbro's punish- which comprise tlie MiwiMlppl ment nt seven years in the state County FFA Federation. These are penitentiary. Kimbro's arrest la;,t Blythevillc. Wilson, Luxora. Ma- j December was believed by oriicci"s nila, Leachville. Monellc, Sliawnnc j lo have cleared up several unsolv- and Kelscr. [ ed tourist court and residential Program for the district meet will i burglares here. include Judging conlesls in dairy j Kimbro was shot live limes nt en tie. livestock, poultry. Poultry (close range when he was captured pro-duels, meal nnd milk. Other cnn- • i,, a loil ,- ist collrl C(lb!n b |hc Icsts will include parlinmenlaiy' er. c. Abraham. ... , sentence i-ye.ir-old Blv- inrl Aincrlcun train. '" """ 3 'i, American inn! Brlllsli air op- ernllons to lieilin were pracc'illn" normally, cl.iy suld he was prepared lo supply the 10,000 Americans in lierlln cnllrcly by n| r tf necessary. American aourco piilnlcil out Unit a llnowii swllch could halt a linln, but guns wie nccessnry to slop plnncs. They illd not believe HIP fjiisslans would use guns. Sbnr|i I'l'ulcst l.oilKtrd 4. The lirillsh dcpuly-coinmaiKler was to see Ihn Russian dcputy-com- mmnli;r who slgiH'd Ihu letter sol- ling lorlh Iho DL-W restrictions Inter lodny. Tlie Urlllsb already Imd lodged a;*hnn> protest. 5. Tiip IrSjsslans wltlioitt warning set. up runil blocks nml checknolnls nt Hie boundiirlcs of their xone nf iierllii proper, mm for n time slopped all (rucks carrying goods out of Iho Sovlcl 7,0110 unless they carrier! special Ilusslnii permits. They withdrew tliesn rond blocks aftpr two hours. They Imd explained that thi! purpose was solely to prevent Illegal trucli movement* nnrt hall black market IrniMc. shall is Uinrler" when he :lorc ih ^iiueien to demand "no lor Communists todav make.! lhc opening sjwech • second plenary session of cute ' I " tci '' Amorlcii n Confer- 3ha t il\ < H? shn'r' h ° wev ? r ' lliat Mflr - MioUlshl with Argentina, chief £ \al of the rjnlled Slates In th> Western Homlspiiere. Alumina's foreign mlnlsler, Juan A. Bi-ntmiBlla, arranged yesterday lo be Ihe second speaker at Iho •si'i-'ond plenary aeMlor, He was expected to cimmpion Ar- gcnllnc President Juan Peron's advocacy of „ "u,i rd /orc(! ,, £? v ™ n pcrlnlhm iSUl; "" d "P 118 " 5 "" '•"- Mmsliall will open the session , "'. ll .« :tt " "lion Lathi America for » iQle-licarted supjwrt o; the United Slates'.''Slop ~ SJS,.™." 0 C0 "" )foml " *th Com- The groundwork- for Marshall mis laid yesterday by Chile's chief delcgnlo, Juvenal Hernandez The oimcHii called upon the Am< to renounce neutrality In the War" with-Kuala, to take a firm position behind {be United .-States and the West, and to 'nbandon all Ideas of a "third, force." ? -. . A ! ilrsll . ftl1 . ralldc irrnngeinc'rik Ves- Hatllo Moscow announced the jtcrtlay to be the flrsiT spetier at dlsincinbcriuent of Oermaiiy nlrendy today's pjenary session when It'na as nn "nccompllshcd facl'l and snld 'ens at * p.nj. gST A few honr«-'i«»" the authority of the tour-power lor Brmimgllawked the Sartat allied control council hud ceased | for permission to be the iKond A U. S. Sliokl-snian, asked H-hc- tlil!r hi: thnuebt Ihr. Kii.sshlns mil-lit aUi'miH lo t.ike cnntrnl of till! I'lKilkfurt-ltcrlin air cnrrlilor now u.siul \>y Amerlnn ,._ salil such a nmvc liad heen liull- '"I'hey inndc prellminnry moves In four-power commlttci; meetings which Indicate they might tr v lo close down the corridor." he salrl. He snld he doubled force would be attempted but added "they might Just usk u s to cut our flights to one dally." U. s. airline oftlcinls disclosed that the Russians also have made moves to halt lhe flight!! of American commercial airlines. The Hws- US buck a hii;- ful of amendments lo cut ioreiun spending .change the terms of N.S. aid and call the u-ho!e thin;; ol(. For the fir:,t year's expenditure on the Si-month Efi!' program the Ifoiisn authorized $f>,:!GO,000,000; (or inllilnry inul economic aid to China, $r-70.COO.C03; for military assistance 10 Greece and Turkey $275- COO.CBO nnd for the Uniled Na- tinjis Children's Relief Fund, sfiO.- CCO.OW. There was no major diffcr- cncn in the Senate-House spending The [louse decl.siun lo Insist on ERP :•!<! for Sp.-iin nuliscil Illsniay in some European capitals. In Romr [iiHi-Coiiuni.'iilst Iliilfnn leaders said llic aclion nullified the bciu<lii.s of lhc U.S. propr.snl lo retnin Trirslc to Iti.ly. They feared it hrul .ilrciititlieni'il Ibc band of lhe Com- j havf sppr-arcrt since the'four'powers | flee- .ocnupletl the city. Trnfflc previously pawed freely among all four ! zones. \ slans recently asked by what right Marshall " ' speaker. TWII J64 Qur.tlivn.'i ' Ma?t tatm American delega-tei want Mfishall to tell them' two" things: , " 1. Wlinl. kind of action b e wanlj"- liere :ij;nlust Communism. 2. Wluit kind of economic md Ihi) United states is prepared to give Latin America. They mny be disappointed on both scoies. Some of Marshall's top aides are working privately behind the scenes mill various delegations trying to UBI-CC on some kind of an ami- ' Communist resolution which would be given unanimous approval. The U.S. position on ecoiiomlo .iiti to Latin America is known. said they told lite two Mights The officials Ruxslans that „ weekly lo and frimi llcrlln do not violate the four-power agreement. Russian chcck|k>lnl.s eslatallshcd Inslrle licrlin wore lhe first tli.'.t delegates I'limuy tnaL me bulk of U.S resources in the Immediate future must be channeled to Europe lo save it from Communism. He will lell them there con be no Marshall plan for Latin America, now or In the future In the fortijcoi/iinf! ion. Diplomatic circles nt fxindon _nnr;o* house action "a piece of political dynamite." Paris sources took a similar view. In this country, the Spanish Issue prrjvokcd n torrent of comment. OOP presidential nspirnnl Harold E. Stasseii ''opposed EHP nfd for Spain. He said one of the "great dangers of our aclion Kgnlnsl Communism Is thai we may slnrt trafficking wilh . . . the oilier extreme of fascism." But HDMM> backers of the proposal, ami such senators a.s Homer Cnpeharl. K.. Incl.. nnd DeiiiiK Chavez U. N. M. hailed the aclion n.i a promise ol aid lo a government "first in fighting Russia'-l Communism." Missco Social Service . Workers to Attend [Little Rock l-ircsiacnt, James D. Hood Little . ?"•' "'" '<-'i' r ««cn(. me MISSI.S- three-year penitentiary r.cnteii Rock, ol the R. c. Cola Comnanv t 1PP ' c °J" ll - v Federation in the pub- , for ?:ugcnc Sbaxv, H-ye.ir-old Bl treasurer, and George Dittrich Lit-' s Pp a);I "S contest and a seven-j thevillc Ncpro charged wilh' grai tic Rock, was retained in his fob a* S 1 ^" m !rom the wilson H1 ?" ! larceny. Shaw changed bis pi nvnm.tl , "'-J JIHJ <IJi SfllrtnT rV'4'J tit fir Tl-ill m.-.i-nrnn» «!,.. r .. . ... . ... . . ' and three-year old Richard Lee Other survivors are her husband, Robert Stanton, and her parents Mr. and Mrs - - son. Mrs. Slnnton was born In Hayworth, Okla., but moved wilh her fnrrjily to Dyess, Ark., several years ago, where she lived until she moved to Lepanto last January. Mrs. Clara Ward was officiating minister at ih e funeral services conducled nt the Bnssett Cemetery. Swift 'Funeral Home. Osceola, was In charge of arrangements. • v>"- .fx.i.1 v.vt \^twl(Jl; -.,, „ -...« '•"<.ulll|Julllt:n IO Wayne, two-year old Linda Jovce, i Llttle Rock b Y his wife and daush- and three-vcar nM r»i«h n ^ r" „„ ' ter, Mary Lou. - ^..-,, ] first Shipment ot Planes >. G. W. Love, of Emer- LeaYes y 5 fof Tufffey ' •" SAN FRANCISCO. April 1 (UP —The 12.000-lon aircraft carrier Rendova, Ndcn with a load of mill- I lary plan- for Turkey, „(,,.,! „, 6:30 a.m. (PDT— 8:30 a.m. EST) lo-! day. The carrier was (he first of tine- schorttilcd to deliver military aircraft lo Turkey under the U s aid program. School chapter will lederation in lhe , procedure compelilion. New York Cotton May July Oct. Dec. Mar. open ... 3519 ... 3463 ... 3192 ... .3125 ... 3009 Soybeans (Trices f. open 372 represent ths ; from nol guilty lo guiliy Ibis morn- parlintnentary ing. I Snaw was accused of taking about ' 31?0 cash and some checks thai n guest left in a room at the Hotel Noble in January. Shaw's sentence ; was -suspended on condition he mnke rcsitution and pay court costs. Leonard Morris, 24. of Dell, tod.i.v changed his pica of not Rullty 'o ' rape to guilty of carnal abuse. He is ncru~ct1 of a. : saultinK a ITj-yrar- old Drll girl in January. Court war rcces-.cd until 1:30 p.m. al noon Ion 1 ly after 11 jurors hud hem .sclrc'cd lo hfiir the c;(.se of Vcrnon Ray of Ulyihcville, who :s rliaif:*"d \\-Uh nipe. Ho v>ns ncousrd by a Manila housewife in February. high low 3557 351!) 3498 3460 3215 .1191 .1148 312,5 3116 3C9fl 1:30 3552 34')1 3213 3116 li h. I'll high 37-1 low 371 secretary of the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association, will meet with executive sccrelnries from the entire slate ot Arkansas, for a Uvo- d.iy conference In Little Pock Tuesday and Wednesday of next week. While in Little Rock she will also nllcnd tlie annual conference of lhc Arkansas Association of Social Workers, who arc meeting Monday for a three-day conference, in the Mnrion Hotel. Mrs. Harriet Sullivan, itireclor of The first, reports of persons pass- See m'.ltl.lN nn I'ncr. 11 Weather April Brings Prospect of More Showers , April sliowers today threateiwd to Arkansas forecast: cloudy, show- «i"n siiuwcrs t-oaay threatened to ers In extreme South portion and i bc 8 |n early In the month after th« cooler today. Partly cloudy tonight' ^mb-like exit yesterday of March. anci Friday. Cooler tonight aiM ! a vvct month which brought Blythe- 1 vllle almost double Its normal slightly wanner ?'riday. Minimum this morning—43. Maximum yeslorrlny—74. Sunset today—G;21 Sunrise lomorrow—SMS. Prcclpitallon, 48 hours to 7 a.m. today—none. Total since Jan. 1—18.25. Mean temperature imlrtway twccn high and low—53.5. Normal menu for April—61 This D.itc Last Year Minimum this morning—55. Precipitation, Jan. 1 (o this date -4.02. be- New York Stocks 2 p.m. Amor Tobacco .. Anaconda Copper Both Steel Chrysler Geu Electric .... Ocn Motors Montgomcrv Ward N Y Ceuli-al .... Harvcslei Stocks Mississippi coumy Welfare As.so- i Nn-n? A, elation, nnd three i-asc workers. Mrs, ,,";."K,,*'" J. M. Cleveland, Mrs. Dulcle M. %*i n Wisgins, nnd Mr*. Gcn<?vn S. Uoyd, will attend ns representatives of Aviation Steel Eocony Vacuum Ktudebaker the Public welfare Oepiirimciil, and '' si'i'ndarrt of N I Miss Pony Wilson will represent: Texas Con, the Child Welfare tVpniimcnt of! Packard Mississippi County :it the meeting. U s Stcol .'.'.'.'.".'.'".'." j amount of rain for that 31-day per- j lod. ! Compilation of March weather statistics showed today that eight Inches of rain fell during that month. The normal amount of rain for March, as computed by the U. S. Weather Bureau in Little Rock, Is 4.61 Inches. Blythevillc and vicinity today was nearly five inches over its "quota" of rain for the past three months. According to Weather Bureau "normals," 13.30 Inches of rain would have fallen since Jan. 1. The total rainfall, including snowfall reduced to rain equivalents, since Jan. l here today stands at 18.25. Rain measuring .01 of an inch or more fell on 12 days last month, 150 and sleet fell on another. 36 1-4 I Highest temperature last month • 34 3-4 was 83 degrees, on March 19. Low- 60 cst reading was 16 degrees on the 36 1-8 morning of March 12. The mean 55 1-8 temperature for the months was 54 7-8 (.508 degrees, near the "normal 14 1-4 i mean" of 51.2. 88 5-8 j The coldest day last month was 11 3-4 ) March 11. when the maximum tcr/- 26 1-4 pcralure was only 35 degrees. The 10 1-8 highest minimum reading was 6< 16 3-4 degrees, on the morning of March 18 3-8,20. 15 1-8 I The average maximum tempera- 57 1-4 ;ture In March was 59.7 degrees and . 4 1-2' Ihe average minimum was -IIJ 74 3-4 i degrees.

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