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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS rHE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER Or NOilTHEA ST ARV.NE.K .,.,~<. _ ^"^ VOL. XLT—NO. Blythevilli Courier Blythevllle Dally Newt Mississippi Valley Leader Blythevm, Herald OF NORTHEA ST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST U1SSUDIII Murder of Planter Is Confessed by Leachville Youth Gerald LaVon Ainsworth, 21-year-old Leachville man, early this morning was reported to have confessed to Craighead County officers in Jonesboro that he beat and shot Fred .Holder, 63, well-to-do Caraway planter, in a robbery attempt near the victim's home lute Wednesday nisrlit. Craighead County officers lndi-< cated thai, Ainsworth would i>e charged with first degree murder. Ainsworth and Elbertla Rice, 24, alias Maud Swain, also of Leachville, were arrested last night at the home of a friend three and one- half miles North of Leachville Just •cross the Arkansas-Missouri line where officers had trailed them Irom Maiden, Mo. t The arrest of Ainsworth and the Hice girl ended a 50-hour man-hunt which carried Arkansas and Mla- souri peace officers through three counties and apparently cleared up one of Northeast Arkansas's moot brutal murder cases. Ainsworth Is reported to have ilgned an eight-page confession, giving robbery as the motive, which - implicated the Rice woman and Floyd F. M. Blocker, 21-year-old i Leachville Navy veteran, who was Jarrested by Mississippi and Craig- 3 head County officers in Leachville jSThur.5day afternoon. 5V Blocker Admits Driving Truck \ 4 According to the officers, it was ", Sleeper's confession that pinned the murder on Amsworth. Blocker told the officers that he drove Ainsworth and the woman to lhe vicinity of Holder's home on the night of the murder and agreed to meet them later to return them to Leachville. He stated that he did not hav« any part in the actual slaying but ,that he was to use his truck to tirive Ainsworth to and from the scene. In his confession, Ainsworth absolved Blocker and the woman of the actual slaying, stating that they > were to wait for him at a designated point. However, he officers quoted Blocker as saying that the Rice woman planned the attack, stating that she at one tune lived near the Holder residence and knew that he sometimes carried large sums of money on him. Victim Called Out of Bert Ainsworth told the officers that he alighted from the Blacker true*. ,. a shoit Gubernatorial Race Hinges on Laney's Decision Candidates Await Governor's Statement ,Expected Next Week By Bob Brown (Dulled Press Staff Correspondent) LITTLE ROCK. April 3 (UP>As supporters of a Ihlrd term for Gov. Ben Laney prepared (o meet here tomorrow, less than a month before (he deadline for filing in Arkansas' gubernatorial race, H became apparent that the chief Executive held the key to what could be the hottest political contest of recent years. Tlie Laney backers were expected to present the Governor with a | stack of petitions signed by voters from all parts of the state, urging him to reconsider his withdrawal decision. Nevertheless, until Laney makes a definite statement as to his plans for the future, speculation and stalling will be the principal factors in the campaign. Laney may clarify his position next week, but he told United Press BLYTHEVILMS, ARKANSAS. SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 10-18 New Tax Forms On U.S. Presses Government Printers Ready After Truman's Veto Is Overridden By Austin C. Wehrweln United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, April 3. (UP) Government printing presses were ready today to roll off millions of new .tax forms in preparation fnr M,a *J onn ftftrt rtrvi - ^ c l jrildllor l Ior -- . »«" "t iviu Ullltcu 1'n'SS the $4.800,000,000 income tax cut i that he would not make a state- U-UirtK rtr*nr- i ., * « ~rr L ^»_ - I . ... . ...11, a Jktlll. which goes into effect May 1. The Senate yesterday afternoon overrode the President's veto of the Republican income tax reduction bill. The vole was 77 to 10, 19 more votes than were needed. The House vote earlier Friday was 311 to 88, with 45 more votes than needed to nullify the Truman refusal to lower taxes. The vote by which the veto was overrided was one of the worst defeats ever handed a chief executive by Congress. All tax reductions under the law passed by Congress yesterday over j ment this weekend. Following a previous "Drafl-La- ney" meeting, however, the Governor admitted that he would give "some consideration" to a reversal of his Jan. 19 decision not to seek a third lerm. Fiut despite stacks of telegrams and ren.tie.sts. lie has not indicated what his decision would be. Meanwhile, most of the other "potentials" were waiting to see what the Governor would do. I" this class were Atloriicv Gen. Guy E. Williams, James M. Malone of Lonoke, former Attorney Gen. President Truman's veto, are tech- j Jnck Holt, J. Wesley Sampter of nically retroactive to Jan. I, But ] Rogers and Internal Revenue Collector Horace Thompson. Williams apparently would be the S" tor tat which he s«M WM approgdnoicly three-fourths of a' mile down the road. He stated that Holder told him he had a little gas that he could let him have and that the two put the gas in Holder's truck and started toward the spot where Ainsworth had said his car was located. Ainsworlh told the officers thai about half-way to the designated place Holder told him that he only had a small quantity of gas in the container and that he (Ainsworth) asked him to take him info Caraway to get more. He stated that Holder agreed and that the two turned oil the main road on a riirt road which led to Caraway through the community of HancocK. Demands Money The confession quoted Ainsworth as saying that he had a .32 caliber pisiol in his jacket pocket and that when the two had driven a short distance down the road, Ainsworth pulled the gun and ordered Holder to give up his billfold. Holder is said to have told Ainsworth that he had no money on him other than a small amount of change. "He grabbed the gun," the written confession quoted Ainsworth a* saying, "and I jerked it away from him and hit him over the head with See CONFESSION on Fage 5 Theatre Crowd Gets Fire Scare A blaze in a box of rags stored off the men's rest room at the Rita Theatre halted the show yesterday afternoon and filled the theatre with smoke but resulted in little damage. Norman Speck, projectionist at the theatre, first noticed smoke from the blaze as it drifted through hollow wooden columns In the lobby into the projection room. After locating the fire, he emptied three extinguishers on it and hart it. out. by the time firemen arrived. It was not known what Ignited the rags, used for cleaning purposes. Mr. Si>cck received a slight bum and scratches on his left hand while fighting the blaze. Smoke rising through the hollow columns billowed out the projection room windows although only the rags burned and woodwork around the storage space was scorched. The audience in the theatre at the time, about 4:45, was not large and there was no panic. An unidentified man sitting near the front s honied "Keep calm and waU out." one of the patrons said. Many walked into the lobby while other's kept their seats. The theatres blower system cleared out th" smoke In about 10 min- ules. After a half-hour delay while firemen made certain the blaze was out, the show was resumed. Firemen extinguished a small blaze earlier yesterday at a servant house si 622 West Ash. A fire of undetermined origin scorched woodwork around a window but did no other damage. The property belonged to Mrs. Ben Clun*. the nation's 50.0:0,000 taxpayers under the pay-as-you-go withholding system won't feel the benefits until four, weeks from today . The first government tax forms will be a set of tables and Instructions !or employers on how much less to take out of a worker's pay check. The presses will start run ning them off Monday, and more than 6,000,000 will be in the hands of employers from Maine to California by April -24 TEN PAGES Russians Stop Trains Into Berlin >i — Announcing that the four-power Allied Control Council Imd censed to exist, Russia Isolated the American, British, and French sectors Of iierlln by cutting off rail transportation at Maiienborii tl), Russian checkpoint on lhe western Allies' only rail line lo lhe German capllal Triick lialfic was also halted by the establishment ol new checkpoints'on lhe only highway (2) accessible to western powers. Russian roadblocks were elso set up along boundary lines within Berlin Itself (inset). (NBA Telephoto.) Truman to Sign ERP Bill Today Studebaker's Hoffman Mentioned as Likely Director for ERP By Donald J. Gouzales (United 1-rcss Staff CorreS(Kmilent) WASHINGTON, April 3. (UP) — , President Truman sign the $6.098.000,000 global aid bill today candidate affected most should lau »ching the most far-reaching Governor Laney decide to campaign for a third lerm. He admittedly is not eager to get into the race | against Laney and at the same time 1 P rol " lb| y would not want to seek run l re - electio » against his former chief '""• • deputy Ike Murry. who filed as a candidate for attorney general this who was defeated by week. Malone, When the printers are through ' ja , ne - V tlvo ye "j; s ?f°' £nid llc ll115 UK n-~ «.;*i.i..o-ii * i. 'i 101 " Ktven up the Idea of running riino fnrrn* tho-- B'»«-'" uw me mea IT «li r?»?J I bufc Bt1mt ««l ">at he U> e imaic_ 1011113,, f^. m, r . <nr|itiii *> ven up the Idea of running. r«US deadline. Tile first major cut'Wfhdlvidiua income taxes In nearly 20 years became law yesterday, scarcely thr^e hours after the president to block it. Despite Mr. Truman's warning that the lax bill was an "evil in rUt Into the picture A spokesman for Merritt. Prosecuting Attorney •elv thr>i> '' ohn R GibK " 1 °< Dermott, said h H i • H y esterda y that Merrill's entry Inlo nao. iriea : tne rilce wol ,i ri not bc a f fec [ ctl by pcacclime project of its kind in U. s. history. The signing was to be witnessed by Congressional leaders who pushed the "cold war" legklntlon through the House and Senate In one month's time. Stale Department officials, who hav e been working for months on the Foreign Aid Program, said they would have machinery set up by Monday to get large-scale relief rolling to the fiee nations of L/ Hopeful Oleo Tax Will Be Repealed House Leaders Feel Optimistic in Fight for Fair Ploy By Grant Dllltnait (Ui)ik.l Tress Slaff Correspondent) WASHINGTON. April 3 <UP)_ House lenders In lh e drive lo repeal or reduce oleomargarine laxe- were .confident today of evenlua' Airport Excluded From Proposal For Annexation Second Ordinance Eliminates Air Bait From Original Plan The J,««-acie former Air Haso 10 longer Is Included in lh e anncx- m ,',' ",',? 1>OS1>I lo t* ""bmlllMl lo BlytlH'Vllle electors In Tuesday', Renei-Hl city election, ii was rcvc ;j. cd loday by clly officials. Other areas to the North. Sou'li • mid West of the present clly mm* are to be- annexed, 11 the 'otors act favorably on the proposal and present plans are given final approval In Comity Court. Plnns for annexing the airport were Included In Ordinance No M5 Kissed by lhe City Council on Fob- nuu-y 10 and announced Ihe fol- owlng day In lhe Courier News, but :heck of the permanent records In I hi; Clly Hall today revealed thitl «i Murch a n second ordinance pertaining to (he annexation was passed. Oa the hnsls of tho second ordinance, a referendum petition was filed Riving the electors wilhlu the present boundaries of the clly an . victory. Eren such staunch dairy stale By noffjuan Presidential order, the State disgube" the House approved it by c. i-iic nuusc il. uy ' 45 votes 1 more than the two-thirds [ majority needed to override a veto. ' The Senate then put its okay on the Republican-sponsored measure with 19 votes to spare. Treasury Sets Deficit -—:d by Laney's decision. He said "Merritt Is a candidate." i The council of Administration of of meet tomorrow to consider Merrill's resignation as State Commander. Meanwhile, the apparent snre- starters continued to campaign about the state. James (Uncle Mac) Mackrell, Lit- , Department will direct the multl- billlon-dollar anti-Communist program lor 0 days. Dy that time, it is expected that a permanent administrator will have, been appointed by the President and confirmed by the senate. Paul a. Hoffman, president of Studebaker Corp.. is being mentioned prominently for the »20,0f»!a- year post. Congress gave final approval to the measure yesterday with nenr- Treasury officials predicted ttvu j tie Rock evangelist and first candi- ""animity that showed plainly its the law will run the country iii-.o ; date to file tits party loyalty pledge, I [car of Soviet Russia's Intentions. ' ' . , the red next year, especially if large ' continued on his tour of the state.' . okayed Die comnro- , . - surns are appropriated for militaiy j John Lonsdalc, Jr.. filed his lay- mlse bi " by a roll' call vote of 318 ' '" "" """ ' ' " " preparedness. They made plans for j alt y and corrupt practices pledge ~a slepped-np savings bond cam- ] and became the first candidate fo; . - paign to cover at least- $100,000,003 • governor to pay his party filing fee sllorl - "<ne later. to 75. The Senate approved It by voice vote and without debate a of the anticipated delicit. Under the legislation, these officials pointed out, some 7,400,000 tax- | sales and cigarette taxes, more rau- yesterday. His platform includes I Final action came one month and immediate highway repairs, lo>Vrl one (( "y after Congress began its Congressmeu as Rep. Reid p Murray. R, WIs.. who has masterminded the fight lo retain the tax seemed In .reluctant agreement. "The oleo tax repealer Is 'Ouster's last stand, as far ns the dairy Industry Is concerned," Murray tol a reporter. The House will vote April 26 01 whelhei to repeal the 10-ecnl-a- .youud Federal lax on colored oleo "i-S 16 quailcr cent tax on the ^ariely There Is some senll •^quarter-cent Ux on Agrlcultun rarely hav SINGLE COPIES FIV« CEMT» tj| Army Blockades Soviet Rail Center In American HKUUN, April 3. (U.P.)— More than Hi-y po Ice with lommygun. blockaded o control center in the American sector of Berlin today stormet n RnsjiiniKi <•,'„.„ „„*„,.:.... "«=iiui uxwy fi'om entering. and ana »w«jr Two Russian Kent-nils glared savagely but turned'! withoiil Haying * word when confronted by if soldiers. 1 lie generals were among 34 Russians tu ^. * from the building up to noon? Another fore* of 12 America* troop. established * road block~»t he Potsdun Bridge on the highway leading to Soviet Zone headquarters 12 mile, we »t of Berlin. Tr-» Riisslnni Immediately established 8 counter-road block, and turned back all Russian car, except on* that tried to enter Berlin. The American road-block wu withdrawn at 4 pjn. (9 mm CST) according to plan. ' • Reports Hid nine Russians, Including one general In charge of • Iransporl subdivision, were .till Draft-UMT Bills To Gel Attention Committee Promises Prompt Action on President's Bill IHnltft By Fred Miillrn debate, and one day past Mb kinds The way for a House showdown on lhe hotly-fti-giied issue was opened yesterday when (he 218th Congress man signed u petition to pry the legislation out of the Committee. Discharge petitions been successful in the past. AHhougl some 200 petitions have been Illci since the machinery first was sc up In 1831. the Wage-Hour law Js tho only one finally enacted as a result of It. The Agriculture Committee had voted l(i to 10 not to take up any oleo legislation this session. The petition's success-stakes the question out of the committee's hands directly lo the House floor. Rep. L. Mendel Rivers DSC n leader in the repeal bloc, iwlnted out that lhe 218 Congressmen who signed tnc petition represent n majority of the House membership. payers will be dropped from the rolls j ing and a $50 a month old age ' llle ADli l I deadline originally set j ." c ls confident,- he said, they all altogether. And the remaining 47,100,000 will benefit from increased Sid McMath, prosecuting attor- exemptions and from the 5 lo 12.6 i nc y at Hot- Springs made several stnrts Monday, will begin exactly by the President. The • Marshall j wm v °te for the measure when it Plan phase of the program, which j raeches the floor. Rivers said tin per cent rate cuts. I speeches and will climax the week . One high treasury official, who I Wlt » a radio address In Hot Springs otten reflects the views of Sccre- I tonight. He probably will file as tary John w. Snyder. commented: . "When we get to the point where we start delicit financing, Congress may have to back up. I have heard reports that some of the Congressmen arc saying, 'Well. I voted for the bill, but J don't know whethcr I am going to have to vole fir another one next year increasing taxes." On Capitol Hill, however, Republicans maintained the country will be stronger with lower tajcc.5. Some even promised new cuts. Others conceded, though, that total mobilization might bring back higher levies. Chairman Eugene D. Millikin, R., Colo., of the Senate Finance Committee said the cut would increase production by encouraging investment. But even If events should force a reversal later on, he saivl, the new law will provide "a more equitable basis" for the increases. Strength in Oil Shares Features Dull Market NEW YORK, April 3. (UP) — Strength in oil shares featured n dull, irregular stock market session today. It was a typical Saturday In Wall Street except for the picket lines around the exchanges and some of the brokerage houses. Banks were closed, and the general attendant:" in financial houses fell off from the recent numbers. Trading was reported normal on (he stock exchange with union-represented employes at a new high since the strike began a week ago. Prices declined irregularly aflcr \ mixed opening. Toward noon the candidate in the near future, i The closing date for candidates to file is April 28. Ask Injunction To End 20-Day Old Coal Strike WASHINGTON, April 3. (UP) —President Truman Corlny ordered Attorney General Tom C. Clark to s«k t federal court injunction to br«k the soft coal slrike. By Charles H. Hcriold United Press staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, April 3. (U. P.) —President Truman was expected to clear the n-ay today for seeking a Tafl-Hartlcy law Injunction to end the 20-day-o!d soft coal strike. Tlie President was due to make public a Fact-Finding Board's report, blaming John L. Lewis for lhe walkout. Tliis is lhe last slep necessary under the Tart-Hartley law before Mr. Truman may direct Attorney General Tom C. Clark lo seek a Federal Court injunction against j the strike. Tlie White House gave no indication when Clark would be given a go-ahead. But Informed sources believe this action may come Monday. Soft coal operators said 10 days more of the strike would "paralyze the country-" They hoped Mr. Truman's timetable would put the 400,000 striking United Mine Work- llllAVU U!JC<IU]£. 1UMUIU IIUO11 LnE ln re v*i /.Ir «« (U .«u I. main list filmed from the lows on erThb _ ack °" l £F, J< * b f A P rl1 2 ;. hopes of an early return to the pits Law aoveniniiHit flures Scorn" registered gains ranging to 4 point's coal re?«ri-«* Sa^l" 1 ^..-'^ 2 ] 8 **£>,« 3«aja si is Mi r ^on 5l co^. S and Ohio Oil made ^10"" "^"^ ^ ***" new high. Small gains were noted "it is oiih> easv to ralcnlal/. th.i in Qt atirt ot-H /vi /KTI^ el.* T i * u « unite caAy \AJ caiLuiHie ttmt HS-F" =»lr =- " "* icccss of the discharge petition also should help the legislation Jn the Senate. 'Hie Senate previously beat back tn-o attempts lo tnck olra tnx re- Italy probably will be at the head i Peal amendments on the Renublirnn fhP lict fl\l- ennnA,, T,;A *-*1 ' lnfn, wr . I ,___,. . . -^l'"" 1 "- 1 "* I0 months from the day it was proposed at Harvard University by Secretary of State George C. "Marshall. of the list for speedy aid. Close behind will be Prance, Austria.' Sweden, Norway. China, Greece and Turkey— all under severe Comnnm- i 1st pressure. No breakdown has! been made of dollar-aid which each j of the 16 nations and Western Qer- many v;lll get under ERP. Income tax reduction bill. Way of Getting *-\Anti-Red Pact Under the 30-day program, the ! /"^ I,-... f\' t Slale Department will start plac- V/KOV L//SCU^^Pn Ing orders, screen available supplies j ' •«*~**«»«'V.vf ngaliwl European needs, determine i BOGOTA. Colombia Amll ?_ which nations get priority, enlist' <UP>—Secretary of State GCOIBO ^1d__of other VVcslern hemisphere . C. Marshall planned a conference nations, and set up a going con cern for the ERP administrator. First purchases will be made under a SI,000.000,000 "loan" from the Reconstruction Finance Corp., pending actual Congressional appropriation ol the overall amount- New buying will be dumped into the "pipeline" behind interim aid to countries now receiving it. and . first shipments will go to other na tions. j with lhe chief Chilean delcgalc at [he Inter-American Conference today on means of obtaining approval ol Chile's anti-Communist rcs61u- llon. Marshall and Chile's Juvenal Hernandez, recognized as lhe two leading advocates of a Wcrfcrn Hemisphere anti-Communist pact, met at the U. S. Delegation Office at II a.m , ,. , , u was believed their discussion Acting-Secretary of State Robert! was intended lo promote Chile's A. Lovelt said there would be no I draft resolution, made public yes- break In supplies flowing to Europe j terday, which condemns Commun- and China and the new long-range i Ism as an '•imminent danger" to the assistance. But he believes a con- i hemisphere. The resolution would tinuing coal slrike might affect ' ' shipment of some essential Hems. As approved b v Congress, the Foreign Aid Program calls for: 45.300,000,000 for the European Recovery Program. ..,_..„ ^ „ ^ $463.000,000 for economic and mil- j all the Americas are 'strongly "op- . --- poi niitliway-rlghl-ol-wnv from the end of Clilcknsnwbn Avenue to Ihe alr- POll. H was explained that some doubt attached to the legality or iiimrxlng (lie. alriwrl property, which the city now owns miller a > grant from tcd- crnl authorities, uyVmercly connecting the nil-port mid the present city limits by the hlghwuy-rlglit-ol-wny. Some aUomcys contend lhat somo property on at least one side of the highway would have lo be taken Into tho city to permit a proper annexation. County Court Must Approve It was explained again loday that Ihe action ol the Dlythevllle voters In Tuesday's election In not a final step hi the annexation procedure. The voters merely will approve or reject the Idea. If the Idea Is approved on the basis of the legal descriptions contained In the second ordinance, then the unnexn- tloiiymatlcr will be taken lijlo thj County Court where properly owners In Hie areas .to be annexed will have an opportunity to be heard, cither lor or against the proposal. U will take.uh order of the Coun f .y Court lo p.ctually bring the ndjn- cent areas Into the city limits. .The annexation will bring Into tile city the outlying areas, and they take in virtually nil of Ihe many new homes which have been constructed hi recent years adjacent to the city, and also a fast-growing business and industrial area on Sonlh Highway 01. Residents of these areas then would have u voice In the city government, and would receive the benefits ol police and fire protection, betlcr health services, including garbage collections, and also street maintenance. The city will receive bencfils from the annexation through in- crea.icd revenues since the outlying areas would, after an annexation order Is- issued, be subject to tha tax rales which now apply within Ihe city. Library Tax Sought Voters in Tuesday's election will have an opportunity to approve or reject a new tax. It Is a proposed one-mill levy to provide funds for maintenance of the present library facilities. This measure was placed on the ballot by the Mississippi County Election Commission after friends of the library had Tiled a petition initiating the proposal. The proceeds from Ihe one-mill t.-ix could be used for no other purpose. Also on Tuesday's ballot will be Ihe matter of approval by the electorate of the clly administration'? proposal to install parking jneter.;. The officials this week explained that installations only on Main Street in the- business area are contemplated for the immediate future. It was explained that meters [night be tnslallcd later on some other streets if there is need for additional parking restrictions and the parking meters provide a solution to Ifte parking problem. Voters Tuesday also will elect A city clerk, city attorney, and one alderman from each of the city's three wards A heavicr-lhan-usual vote is anticipated and election officials hsve provided 3,000 ballots. IU public hearings today, nncl be- J n work on the combination Draft- Uiilvcrsfil Training lllll not i n i er limn luesrtay. Sources close to Ihfi commlllce sahi It might have report ready wllhln two weeks, here irerc Indications the com- mlllee might reiwivto the Senate nrsi on the two-year Draft proposal , n'lT ''''!" , r<lr| " est f01 ' Universal nillllnry Iralnlng has encountered considerable opposition in Congi-ras Tho Sciinle Committee was uraed yeslorday to »ct favorably on both in Hie bulldinr. They «Ured throughout th e . night when th«r' learned the American blockade wu established at midnight. German workers In the bulldin* which controls all Soviet Zon« r»ll- wnya, were permlH«d to com* and go as they, pleased. Rujwlana were permitted to leave the building but none could enter. ..-.'A German reporter who- wen» Inside .said the staff wemed "very.'l busy" and that operations were rt-' polled continuing normally. Other American troops establish-, ed a temporary road block on the Beilln-Polsdam highway leading s t«'' Russian headquartera 12 miles West of the capital and Inspected all traffic entering the Russian Zone. At the same time American food lr«l;i shipment;; to Berlin were resumed. The, first American'train since -iwcdnesday arrived at the Wansee station *t «:15 ».m. (I-IS a.m. CST). It carried a norm»l defense proposals by Ocn Dwlaht 1 fil " vr<l »' «ven U. S. icldlers but D. Elscnliowcr, retired Army Chief "°-'P**wngers of Slaff Elsenhower warned tlmt ' "*"- " ( "everywhere our Army Is undcr- ninniicd" In the f»ce of mountlnj world tension. pledge all the America's lo sui>press Communist activities High U. S. officials con'hmed one ol Marshall's chief ob- Jcctlves at this conference is to i serve notice on the Kremlin that ilary aid to China. | posed lo communism and dclcr- $275,000.000 for military aid to i mined to prevent Communist infil- Qreece and Turkey. $60,000.00 for the Untied Nalions j children's fund atlon In this hemisphere. II. S.-Argentine Row Brtwlnr Meanwhile, the first major Unit- Countries included in Enp are ed States-Argentine row was brew Britain. Austria. Belgium. Denmark, Fiance, Greece, Iceland, ire- land, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands. Norway, Portugal, Sweden, ing In the second committee, which Two Assessed Fines For Drunken Driving Hussell Sanders loday appealed lo Circuit Court a $50 fine assessed him In Municipal Court this morning when he pleaded gullly lo a charge of driving while under the Influence of liquor. The appeal was granted and bond of S100 was ,sel. C. H. Whalley forfeited a bond of $45.25 In courl this morning when he failed to appear to answer the same charge. Trial of John R. Jones of Half Moon on a charge of leaving the Tlie pact envisages an Inter- Swllzreland, and Turkey, In addi-! American defense council ol reme- llon lo Western Germany. j senlatlves of lhe 21 chiefs of slaff for implementing the Rio De Janeiro Defense Treaty reached last year. Argentina served notice at » meeting last night that lhe Ar- gcnline delegates would fight btt- New York Cotton Mar. May . July . Oct. . Deo. . 3015 355fi 3470 3175 1106 3006 3572 3499 3199 JIJi 3011 3545 3470 3175 310) 3096 3570 3495 3108 wss considering a new organic pact . sccne o[ a " accident was continued lor the Pan-American system. itmlil Friday, when he also will be •— sentenced on a plea of guilty to a charge of driving while under the Influence of liquor. He pleaded not gullly to the first charge. The charges were filed following a collision here Mar. 28. terly against placing the rlefcnj* council under the Pan-American 3122 1 joverninj board. ncccntly developed is a new plastic glue strong enough to support lhe weight of a 200-ton loco- niotlve nnd Is also highly resfttanl to lc« or hotline water. Shortly before the General began Ills testimony, Gurney received the Administration's Draft Bill which has twcn In preparation for the pnst two weeks. Here. Is the way the Selective Service .section »h»pe« up: All men aged 18 IKrough 44 would have lo register, but only those 10 through 25 would be liable for the two-years' service. Veterans whose service was between Sept. 16, 1040. mid the date the bill becomes law would be exempt If they served honorably more than 18 month*. In the cnse of those who served less tlian 18 months, lhe .exemptions would apply if lliey Vcre in more than 90 clay.-, and now belong io a Reserve component of the Armed Forces. Those who served less than 90 days would be liable lo Induction. After the completion of two years' service, inductees would then be transferred lo the Reserves and remain until reaching 35 or until five years after the transfer. Alliance Will Conduct- Religious Census Tomorrow The churches of Blylhcvlllc that nre affiliated wild tile Ministerial Alliance will sponsor R city-wide religions census tomorrow afternoon, [.imch will be served for all the census workers In the dining room of the First Baptist Church immediately following the morning worship service. After lunch, all workers will assemble In the aucll- loriutn where they «lll receive Instructions, assignments, »nd materials and will go Immediately lo their assigned arens to take the census. It has been two years since a religious census of Blythevillc was taken and It Is Imperative that the people of the community give their finest co-operation by receiving the Plane sh(ptntnU ConUno* The train passed the Russian checkpoint at Marlenborn without' | difficulty. However, »lr freight «hlp- . men(.i from JYankfurt were continued for the third d«y. The Brat of 30 food planes, icheduled lo 1e»v« at 15-minute Intervals, took oft from Frankfurt «t diwn. The Russian rill control center. » huge thret-itory red brick bulkW . Ing called ihr Relcrub«hn, wuMiurw,, rounded by 38 JT «, tmUttiiViwae*'" 1 with tommjrguiM tut mmifcit' Hy ' The first Ru»l»n w«« turned away at 8 30 » m by C»pt George Cassldy, Scotia. M Y, who Mid hi- was under orders to prevent any Soviet soldier or civilian from entering the building. Lt. col. Eugene W Hilton, Lot Angeles took over command of-the guard detachment for the expected morning rush of Russians reporting- for work between 8 »nd B ».m.|Tn« guard was Increased to SO-men. The first group to irrive it 1:41 a.m., was * Russian captain with » driver and two armed guards escorting > truck with food for th« Ru.«ianj wn o remained inside th* building all night. " . • Hilton told the Russian.? to put the food on the Sidewalk and that a German policeman would take It in. Six U. s. soldiers with tommy- guns stood by as the food was unloaded from the truck. A policeman was told to take the food into the*' building. Tlie Soviet truck drori away without delay. A second group of-JO Russians, led by two Heu^nant colonels, »rr rived »t 9 a.m. by bus. The group Included six office-is, four women, one man In civilian clothing «nd SM BERLIN on Page 1* Jews Attack Arab Village OfKastal JERUSALEM. April 3. (UP)_Official reports said today that a lore* of "many" Jews attacked the Arab village of Kastal on the Jerusalem- Tel Aviv roaoVbefore dawn and cap- thc detailed information concern- i ' ',',,, mcn t ™, * W "Jf- Ing each Individual In the home, i n ^n» ,i e \! 3 L VUI " B ' Whe ™ The information received will be ^" n j,r " t ' he ' r « ""^ ""• marie available lo all the churches y , wcrc '",„ ", as "nftrmatlon of of the city Previous unofficial reports that » bi» More workers are urgently need- !l"?, a jl al i fo !; ce . !s .. tngR .S ed !" »» op-, ed Irom the churches lo help lake this census. The Rev. E. C. Brown, pastor ol the Baptist Church, Is serving as chairman of the general committee of the Ministerial Alliance. The committee on preparation of eration to free the Jewish convoy'' attacking supply route from Arab points. The second village "was believed by Arab sources to be Aln Karem which Is said to have been used as a base for bands who have been cut- assignments is composed of Ihe Rev. 1 tinK the Je wish highway lifeline. Harvey T Kidd. chairman, and the I Pood " Rs been rationed for the . Rev. p. H. Jernlgan and J. P. Gnr- rett. Those serving on lhe food com- millee are Mrs." Charles Ray Newcomb. chairman, Mrs. Hugh Whit- silt, Mrs. George Etilwell, Mrs. E. B. Spradley. Mrs. Lee Powell, Mrs. Rupert Crafton, Mrs. J. A. McKay, Jewish community for a »eek «s * result of Arab attacks on lood convoys. Weather Mrs, Alfred Vise and Brooks. Circuit Court Recesses Until Monday Morning Circuit .Court recessed here late yeslerday until 9:30 Monday morning aflcr a Jury found a Leachville man not guilty in a public drunkenness case appealed from Mayor's Court m Leachville. He was. Roy Chlldress* It was ths only case disposed of yesterday afternoon. The court term will !•« gin HJI second week in session here Monday. \r r , H Hi Arkan »s'»re««»t: Partly cloudy, Mrs. H. H. j warmer today «nd tonlfht and In the East portion Sunday. Scattered showers In the West »nd Korth port Ion J Sunday. Minimujn this morning—« Maximum yesterday—70. Sunset today— 1:13. Sunrisf tomorrow—S:4J. Precipltatkm, M houra to T k.m. today— hori«. . ToUl since Jan. 1—U.». Mean temperature fnid>*»T between high tnt ki»-—*lj. •• Normal mean for April—4L '" This Dot* tMi T«r Minimum this Maximum PreciplUtton, MrJMM^w-M,'* .1 n, JM 1 t* 'tt* tUf I ,;••

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