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•V*,vL HEVlLLE mTTRlRR TOL, TLT—NO. Blythevllle Courier Blylheville Daily New« Mlssljsippl Valley L«»d«r Blylheville Her»)d NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST AMCAHBAgANpSQUTHKABT MISSOURI •Voters Approve Parking Meters; Elect Malin Clerk One thousand Blytheville voters went to the polls yesterday and overwhelmingly approved installation of parking meters, authon/pd tlm lo,.,.;,,„ «r ' „„„ _.:n , :l BJ.YTHKVILLE. ARKANSAS, WBDNRSUAY. APRIL T, 1948 - - _ . __ ., ..^<,i,., I&1 j rt^i^i\j \ en inaLtiiiiitujli ul l)<i meters, authorized the levying of a one-mill library tax, sanctioned annexation of all densely populated areas around .'Hi? ?.' 5 XCept , tl l e ai . r 'l ) ?. se '. anti elected W. 1. Malin, city not seek re- , , . clerk to ButlerRe-eleded Mayor of Osceola ^ BowUs and Watson Win in First Ward Aldermanic Race • ........ --- , i»*.v* v-iv-vv^v* I » . succeed Frank Whitworth, wlio did " ~ ^election. But Interest In the eleclion centered in lhe three-way aldermanic race In the First Ward where Hairy Taylor, retired grocer and farmer, former deputy sheriff, constable and member of lhe police force Wiis elected by a margin of four voles Mr. Taylor defcaled Jess M. White, who was seeking re-elecliou and L. C. Posey, Jr. The unofficial vote shows the following totals in the First Ward al- dermunic race: Taylor, 146. While, 112. 1'osey, M. Apparently some cilizcns believed there wouW be a run-off election between the two high men in lh« aldermanic race but state laws do not provide for run-off elections except in party primaries and yesterday's voting was in a general city election where a majority vote means victoiy. In ihe city clerk's race Mr Mali'i polled 688 votes. His opponent, Larry L. Kneas received 294 votes M>Whitworth will retire trom office next Tuesday and has announced as a candidate for Mississippi County treasurer in the Democratic primary to be held this Summer. The complete, but unofficial rs- lurns in the balloting on parkin" meters, the library lax. and 311110x3! lion issues follow: Parking meters— for installation of mtttrs, 621; Malnsl meUrs, One-mill library lav— for t»x, 760; against tax. 169. Annexation — for, 841; against, The vole on thc annexation pro- Sfe ELECTION on Tage 1Z OSCEOLA. his fifth term and c. W Wattnn and Tim Bowles defeated' the in" £!""• w ^ nd °' le other opponent !L, rt • Ward "Wwmanlc race yesterday m the municipal election in Osceola. The First Ward race was the only contest, only light vote of 289 bal- ittvm'*V,"i and tw ° 3l «ermen, city marshal, treasurer and recorder were elected with opposition Wade Quinn was the Incumbent ™ fler J" an Tne fourth candidate was W. B. Colbert, The vole in the First Ward follows- Bowles, 133; Watson, 122; Quinn 118; and Colbert. 5-2. Re-elected without opposition were City Marshal Jake Thrailkill Recorder Herbert Bryant, 'First Ward Alderman D. s Lane v and Clay Ayers, Second Ward Aldermen w. w. Prewitt and A. W. Young, and Miss Josephine Montague treasurer. Mr - Bryant was re-elected for his Mayor Butler was first elected to that office in 1940. He had previously served three terms as an alderman from the Third Ward Jiav:n g teen first elected to the Clly Council-in-1934. : Mayor BuUe* was not present yesterday wheriyhe was chosen for another term. He rtlirned to Bnr,- ^ %£?™_ .">. W«!Wf» Mond jor ailrri Sterling Store ,<w*. - I. r'-fjf --—*-"- jotes Seek to Amend 'Organic Pact' ments to the pro" •L* ^z-i^~jr9~*tZ&f£r-T^- 'To include Space At Rear of Building Pious for the expansion of mer- iar.dise display space by ns much i .one-third have been revealed' by IB Sterling Store, 130 West Main Inch is a member of a chain of va- ety stores operating out of Little ock. Two busine.^s establishments -—,....„ .„ „« plu . »ve vacated and another will vn- posed "organic pact" of the Amer- ate1 ' ator ""s week to make room leas which would obligate nil the ' expansion. Americas lo ,, se inter-American 1 PliUIS Lew/5 Heads for Federal Court to Seek Dismissal CU •~~—^"S!^*SSJS'~s# Of OrterDirecting Him to End Soft Coal Strike &ta SS6Il Upsets M'Arthur n»«o ,.».„„..! ......L ' .,?i '' (U.P.)—Altonieys for John L. Lewis lodnv server] Inn I,,CH™ m\ M% ^J T^ ,—. _ ' • *»»• And Dewey m Wisconsin In Republican Vote Test After the attorneys file, the motion in Federal attempt to have Hie rostr Tlie hearing probably will be neld in the court of Justice T Man Ooldsuorough, Lewis' old iWesls. lhe temporary restraining Jrder was Issued Saturday night b v federal Judge Matthew McOuira ft < !™™ ecl Jolm L Lewls 'o order' his 400,000 United Mine Workers inck to work "forthwith." It Instrulted coal operators and the UMWI to bargain In an effort to break line dispute over pensions which caiised the walkout. The strike has ten under way for 24 days. Under the Inw, lhe union has' the right to petition the court lo set aside such a temporary rcslrninlne order. H Is generally Judicial practice lo notify first the opposing counsel—the Justice Department In this case—when a molton lo vacate Is oniff to be filed. l*wls offered conditionally yesterday to have representatives of his United Mine Worl-.ers meet with thc operators at 2:.'io p.m. today But while the operators agreed to an L. Lewis today served the Justice the temporary court order liirectinjf that the Department with the motion they left order dismissed. afternoon meeting, they rejected Ills conditions. Thus H was extremely doubtful that anything would come of the meeting, even If It comes off. Clnrk cancelled a scheduled speaking engagement In Texas today lo remain here and direct the government^ flghl to end lhe Industry-crippling strike. Informed sources said the Jus- lice Department regarded today ns the deadline for Lewis and the curators to purge themselves of contempt liability by taking '•affirmative sleps to comply with the court order." Lewis has Issued no bnck-to-work order to his 400.000 soft coal miners and 20.000 UMW members In Ihe I'ennsirlvnnln hnrd coal fields left Uii'lr Jobs .yesterday In a sympathy walkout. Some union officials predicted a general anthracite strike which would idle 75,000. Mine operators maintained they had compiled with the court order for "good faith" efforts toward negotiation, W hen they offered to meet with u*ls «t R Isle Mlernobn meeting yesterday. Lewi., countered with hit off,,, for » meeting -this afternoon-on condifio ntliHt Benjamin f Pair- lew, president of u, S. Steel' Corp and Oeroge M. Humphrey, preslden' of Pltlsburgh consolidation Coul Co., be on hand. They were Inrcelv responsible for ending the 1947 cpnl dispute, When Uicy. settled oHier operators quickly 'fell hitc . "Their presence, of course, will be essenllnl to constitute a good ,„,(,, collective DurgMnlng conference" Lewis s»ld. Bui Pali-less rejected the proposal almost Immediately. And the eonl operators Inter advised l.wels they were agreeable to the meeting hut hat only their regular represent* live* would be on hand —"- "n-i-i-American Procedures In Hemispheric disputes before resorting to the United Nations. The u. s. amendments generally were long, involved technical chan- hfiv," 1 draft P 301 put together by the PanAmencan Union, in submitting them the United States ".The delegation of the United 4|tatcs suggests that the following »iould be principles of the inter- American peace system: "1. Obligation to resort to peaceful procedures. "2. Obligation to endeavor to settle any matters by procedures of Inter-American system before resorting to the United Nations "3 Broad powers of consultation assistance and recommendation or! the part of the organ of consultation with a view to assisting the parties in finding an agreed procedure for settlement. "4. compulsory Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice in a legal case. "5. Establishment of other procedures to be availed of when deemed appropriate." , are indefinite, but actual Air Base Electric Facilities Improved Re-wiring of n apartments of the Veterans Housing Quarters at the air base here was completed Monday and the remainder will be re-wired in about three more weeks Mayor E. R. Jackson said last night' The Arkansas-Missouri Power Co is ready to begin installation of separate meters for each apartment when re-wiring is completed he said. Previously, a single meter served all the units and the costs of current were pro-rated among the tenants. City Electric Co. was awarded the re-wlrlng contract. --.•••""-« "Vll. HLllLitl construction should begin.In about two weeks. The expanded sterling store will take in the portion of the building recently vacated by the First National Insurance Company now located in the Anthony Building- the portion vacated bv the David Real Estate and Investment Company which hns been moved to Main and Division, and the liquor store owned by Philip Applebaum. which will be Kfth^et. 111 ' 5 WeCk '° H0 Bouth Every department now operatins m the Sterling store will be expanded, T. A. Bell, manager, said Plans are under way for addition of new lines. Plans for remodeling Include a Second Street entrance, frhich will allow customer traffic to now from Mam to Second through the store e sore The remodeling will start In the front, nnd will move back, adding approximately 40 feet to the length of the store. The upper floor of the newly-acquired space will be used for storage. Mr. Bell has been with the Ster- J«« Store since it was first established in Blythevllle len years ago nnd was connected ivilh the Sler- IIIIR store chain for 12 years before coming lo Blythevm Riles in Wilson For J.C. Cullom Former Plantation Owner, Lumberman And Banker Dies Funeral services for John Charles Cullom, 83, retired bank president lumberman, and plantation owner' who died Monday nt (lie Baptist Hospital in Memphis after a 3- month illness, were conducted at the Wilson Methodist Church Ibis noiiiing by the Rev. S. O Pnttv pastor. Mr. Cullom was president of the Kansas Shook and Manufacturing Company, and president of tht> B»nk of Wilson before retiring 12 years, and was also formerly associated with the late R. E. Lee Wilson. Sr., in the lumber business, _ he owned and operated an extensive cotton plantation near Wilson. J r. Cullom, a leader in civic and rch work, was a steward in the SJBthodist Church of Wilson. ,^-hlc!i helped'.,, establish. A Sunday '1 class' was named for him. His father, was the late Rev. J. W. 3ullom. who was a Methodist circuit rider. His mother was the late Mrs. Mary B. Isoni Cullorn of Fa>-- ctlcville. Term. Mr. Cullom was born in Decatur, Aln.. and snent his youth in Nashville and Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and attended the Sawney Webb's school when it was still in Culleokn. Tenn He moved lo Wilson in 1008. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a Shinier. He is survived by a son, Joe R. Cullom. with whom he made his home; a daughter, Mrs. S. C. Brandon, Wilson; a brother, Dr. M. M. Cullom, Nashville physician: two .sisterc, Mr.s. Herman Davis. Sniigo Tenn., and Mrs. J. S. Jordan, of Macon, Ga.; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. His wife died about a year ago The National" Funeral Home of Memphis was in charge of thc nr- rangcmcnts, and burial was made in Ihs Ermcn Cemetery at Osceola. Cafe Operators In Caruthersvilfe Clean-Up or Close CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. April 7. —Seven places which formerly handled /cod have cither discontinued Postal Receipts In Blytheville Up 20 Per Cent Postal receipts here for the first quarter of 1948 amounted lo $26 451.05, Postmr-sler Ross S Stevens .announced today. Tills figure reflects a 2q per cent Increase over receipts at the office during the first quarter of Inst year, he said, Last year's figure was $21,120.75. The monllfly receipts for this quarter follow; January, 8813V- February, $7,719.65; March, Sheriff Seizes Slot Machine; Two Men Fined Lee Sherable of Manila was fined as ne $100 and cosU and Ben Lnnib, also , entered .. lew York Stocks Socialist Wins Mayor's Office In Milwaukee MILWAUKEE, April 7. IUP) — Prank p. Zcicller, 35. a Socialist, was fleeted mayor of Milwaukee in yesterdays voting, returns showed lo- Zeidler is a urolher of the late mayor Carl Zeidlcr. who died in the Merchant Marine service 8 p.m. Stocks: Anaconda Copper . Be!h Steel Chrysler Coca Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward . N V Central Int Han-ester K rtii Am Aviation Hi-public Steel Itadio fiocony Vacuum . . Eludcbakcr Standard of N J Texns Corp .. .16 .. 34 3-8 .. 5.9 3-i .. 160 .. 367-3 .- 56 3-8 .. 56 1-8 .. 14 3-4 26 1-4 9 3-4 11 3-8 18 1-2 77 3-1 5!) 4 1-2 1*. Senator McClellan Files tor Re-election ^WASHINGTON, April 7. <OP)-- 2i"!i f11 ?? today as B candidate for re-election to the Senate ! He Is completing his first term. In 19« " Cloctcd to the Scnate i,,«,, CI ,l! I;>n , ann °"'iced In a stale-, ment lhat he had tomphed with col-rum*? cl< ; ctio ">«s by filing a Lorrupt practices pledge with c. O. irkansas secretary of stiite, ' = ' secretary of the Slate Democratic central Commit-' a fr!n,'T 1at ° r sald he woutd mate a forma) announcement of his candidacy In early May. ""-" „*"*'" >m>t i.jnit;r iiiat.uijcinueo this service or closed, according lo Dr. S. B. Beecher. Pcmiscot County health officer, and Sterling Duncan, county nnd city sanitary engineer. Of the seven, rive closed voluntarily nnd two by request of lhc Health Department, niter they had failed to qunlify for a rating "under the restaurant ordinance passed several months ago by the City Council. This ordinance was passed following recommendations of thc State Health Department, for eating places and food handlers Following passage of lhe ordinance, preliminary inspeclions were made by an inspector from the State Health Department and temporary grades given and recommendations made for Improvements necessary for a higher grade or rating. After a 30-day period given operators in which lo make necessary improvement,'! and changes final inspections were made and grade cards issued. This final Inspection, completed last week end. resulted In 13 places receiving grades of "A", nine "B " and five "C." Only ratings of "A" or "B" are acceptable by the Health Department. _. Dr. Beecher sin ted that inspections would be made every 30 days to see that grade standards wcr« being maintained. He said that the department had received excellent cooperation from the eating place | operators during Ihe Inspection periods. Compliance on nn over-nil statewide basis. Dr. Beecher stated lind jumped from 36.5 per cent some lime ngo. wnlil 80 per cent compliance at the present lime Dr. Beecher snld Dial the Bteele Council had passed a similar ordinance and that preliminary inspections by an Inspector of the Stale Health Department had been made. of Manila, was fined $125 aiid in Municipal Court this morni! charges of 'exhibiting a Kami vice. , ' * The two men guilty to operating a -slot machine in a store owned by Shrable located seven miles southwest of Man!!?. Tlie two men were arrested Mori- <lny by Sheriff William Berryman of Blythevllle and Deputy Sheriff Jinx McHniicy of, Leachvllle follow- •ng confiscation of the machine. Sheriff Berryman stated that he received a "tip that the gambling machine was in operation and that he obtained a search warrant from Circuit Judge Charles Light. He slated that when he and Deputy 1 McHancy arrived at (he store the ' machine was In operation. The slot machine was brought to he county jail here and destroyed this morning. •The confiscation of this machine is the first such case In Misrtssioni Bounty in several years, Sheriff Berryman slated. However, he indicated that there may be other machines and staled that his office would not tolerate the operation or slot machines in this county," Retired Baptist Minister Dies Rev. T. R. Shepherd Served 50 Year* in Northeast Arkansas Last riles for the Rev. Thomas R ley Shepherd, 83. v.-ho died at the Blylhe.i He nospllal „, 4:00 p,m ycstcrriv alter a two-dny illness were ', oiirtucled . this ullwiioon In the F,,-st Baptist church by lhe Ilcv. E. C. Brown, pastor. Burl,,] wns In Elm wood Cemetery wllh lhe Holt Funeral Homo 'in ciiRrge. The Rev. Mr. Shepherd had served Baptist churches In this »rea during hi- 50 years In the mlnlslry. He relir:d about 12 years ago. The Rev. Mr. shepherd was born in Lelghton, Ala., but moved lo par- agould nnd became a fnrmer at the fge of 18. He moved to Harrbburg laler^apclj^wa^here he began hla Blylheville In 19'lo rved mniiy, of the •Fi; •'itoJJSJHi.'" Cralghead Coun»y. wiM»-*»rBlylJievllle.lie worked as an engineer for the' Creamery Package Company, but continued his service wllh rural churches until lie retired. The Ilcv. Mr. Shepherd Is survived l )y two sons, Otis Shepherd of Blytheville and Leslie Shepherd,., of Columbus, an.; two daughters, ,. Mrs. w. J. Rodger of • Ulylhevllle to i' 1 and Mrs. A. E. McOce or LOS An- • mtlke gclcs. and R sLster, Mrs. R. G Whitney of Fayette. Ala Weath er Arkansas forecast: Partly cloudy few scattered thundcrshowcrs In Northwest portion today. North portion tonight, nnct in extreme East Thursday. Not so warm In Northwest section tonight, nnd In North Thursday. Minimum this morning—65. Maximum yesterday—86 Sunset today—6:26. Sunrise tomorrow—5:38. Precipitation, 24 hours to 7 a.m today—none. Total since jnn. 1—18.25. Mean temperature (mldwny between high and'low—155. Normnl mean for April- 61. This D.ilr Last Year ' Minimum this morning—4T Maximum yesterday—78. ^Precipitation, Jan. 1 to this date Traffic Lights On Main Street Being Installed MAYOR E R. Jackson said lust nlfjht th nt Installation of traffic lights on Main street was under way and lhal It will be completed in about four weeks. > Work liegnn Monday on Inslalla- tlon of Ibe traffic signals at thc intersection of UHy and Mr/i Streets, The sets of signals one lo be Installed on each corner or an intersection, will be placed on Main Street West' to Fifth Street with the exception of Railroad Street Frisco officials said the company will place warning signals at intcrsecllDns or Rnilroad Street with Ash. Main and Walnut When installation or'slop lights' has been completed. » tola! of 22 intersections will be equipped whh the traffic signals. C. A. Tnnt. contractor, has been employed by the city to Install thc signals. Mayor Jnckson said. Soybeans (Prices f May- July open high low 3*7 385 377 372 374b 372 1 ..10 385 374b Race for Chief of Police Brings Out Heavy Caruthersville Vote CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. April 7. —E. M. Neely, member of the police orce here, yesterday scored an elec- (on upset by defeating Albert M Walker 1,049 lo 919 for the office " chief of police. Nearly 2.000 Cnrutlieraville vblers went to the polls here yesterday and also settled an aldermanic race in the Fourth Ward, where Charles Crow- defe.iteri J. I,. Adalr 345 lo 128. These were the only election contests. The voters also approved an Increased city tax apportionment for lhe city library and a measure call- Ing for the expansion of the city limits. While no results will be released until lonlghl, both measures were ret»rted la have passed by large ntajorllles. In cily elections here, only' labu- Ullons of voles In contests are released and all others are made public at a City Council meeting the night following the election. I tor; O. E, Hooker, police Judge; Sharon J. Pate, city atlorney; Rouss Johnson, city assessor; Karl S. Bennett, treasurer: John Ahern. First Ward alderman: Wyman Dlllman, Second Ward alderman: and Luke K., VanAusdall, Third Ward aider- man. All city officials lire elected for two-year terms. Mrs. Jessie Markey and Mrs. Luke VnnAmdall were re-elected without opposition for three-year terms on the Board of Education. Mr. Ncely, the new chief of police, hns been n member of the police force here for the past 17 months. Mr. Walker had the force since 1938. The library tax measure Increases the tax apportionment from seven nnd 'one-half cents per S100 assessed valuation to 10 cents nc-r $100. Expansion of the corporate limits will ndd 11 residential blocks to the nrca of Caruthersville In the East and Southeast sections of the city and also will add a ;iO-acre tract on Ihe Southwest edee of the city. Mrs. D. C. Dies of Burns in Explosion at Dell Death it Second in Sunday Blast Which Destroyed Home Mrs. D. 0. Parlon. 4«, died curly Kliiy ,a niylhevtlle lluspluil of burns received Sunday when kerosene was poured on live coals in n Move m h c r h om c two nnd one- hnlf miles Northwest ol Dell. Hcr death wns lh e second caused by the kerosene blnsl which destroyed her home. Mrs. Paul i>nrli>ii 17. a dnuehler-ln-lnw. died luie Sunday n( R i,t of burns she received In lhe fire. Thc IhlYrt victim, Mrs. Oils p n f. n, 14, also a daughter-in-law was reported by hospllul attendants this morning ns "slightly Improved." She was not seriously burned Mrs. D. C. Pnrlen's 'death came i hours nftcr the tragedy struck Hie lour, room homo located C " the lay or Freeman farm. The Pnrlen lumlly had lived In thc home onlv swcc Jnimnry. Six Children Survive She If survived by her husband mid six children, Including Paul Oils nnd Mary Pnrlen of Dell Nnmes of other survivors were not ivnUnble nt noon i.odny. Puiicml urrnii'ieinonls arc Incomplete but Cobb Funeral Home Is In charge. Accoidlng to i-olnlives. Mrs D C Parten and her dniightcr-in-l'aw] ivlio were fatally burned, hnd gone to lhe kitchen to rc-klndlc the lire at lhc time of thc explosion. H has not been determined which of Hie '.wo women poured the kerosene on the coals. Following lhe explosion the two women rushed'out of the house to i ponil some 50-fcet nvvny In an at- .tinpt to extinguish lhe fire In heir clothing. Mr.i. oj'U p/irieii'w^i' burned as she. attempted lo assist he other two wojncu. Men Called l-Yoni Field Mr. Pnrlen nnd his two soils, Paul nnd Oils, were working In a nearby field..The Pnrleirs youngest ilmiKli- ler, Mary, need 10, sought In vain lo summons her father nnd brolhcru lhe women's aid but could not ke herself heard above the noise of the trrietors on which thc men were working. Mr. Pnrien slated that tin; fire wns out of control when he reached the scene nnd thnl U* found Ihe women dipping themselves In the pond. Following the explosion Ihe three were brought by neighbors lo lhe Blythevllle Ho.splt.nl where thc conditions of Mrs. D. c. Paiteil and Mrs. Paul Pnrtcn were listed as critical. Mrs. Paul Parten died at 10:30 Sunday night. The elder Mis. Pnitcn wns bunion nbout the arms nnd from the waist down nnd a funeral home nttcndntit slated Hint Mrs. Paul Parlen wns burned all over thc body. Mrs Otis Pnrtcn received less-serious burns nbout the arms and bodv. The six-months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Pnrten, who ordinarily would hnvc been at the lll-fnlcd Pnrtcn home, hnd been taken to the home of her other grandmother only a short lime before the explosion. National Guard Stages Parade Army Day was observed In Bly- thevllle yesterday by n parade arms nnd equipment demonstration nnd a dance Riven by Company M lhe National Guard unit here. The parade, led by the Blylhe- ville High School band. Included members of Company M in Jeeps Army Trucks and hnlMrncks. Form-' Ing nl Fifth and Main, the parade pnsscd down Main Street lo Franklin, returned on Walnut and turned south of Second to the Armory where It cnwed. A fire engine, on which a number of members of Ihe Junior Chnmber of Commerce rode, followed Com B»ny M. An exhibit of U. s and foreign weapons and equipment was held folowkng thc parade. A dance given by Company M got underway at 10 p. m. Major B. J. Hussey. Instructor for this dlslrlct nf the Officers Reserve Corps, Joncsboro, was Army Day speaker for (he Lions Club nl tlicir meeling In Hotel Noble at noon yesterday. Major Hussey's lalk was illuslrat- ing in '44 SS£H"-« SL ''"«--SS "T'.rS.J'sV'S's.j;'!! 1 ' 0 "' 111 "'' As the ', who run nwny Will, the w'iscou- Mn prhnnry race In l!Hu nnd 1»« the ,, , " j i "\.\i fti_-(| VHN-% •|'liu"cnH(«(latp " K ' <J " "" lnl "« nl>L ' !1 ' 1 ' lo regiiln the 'icn.'I'liowwc'r ^"^ Sliussoi), who jxwiinlly hnd p,-e< Iclcd he would tnkn 14 convention dek-giUM. had 10 dlstilct dctcgaies who apnenred certain of election. In iMlilllltin bins.si'n ciinriltlntes led In four olhcr dlsirlcls and all seven ed lo Iho rorin/r Miiuicsolai governor wero .far out J u front. . Although MneAi'tlmr hud six dls- Iricl cnndldiitcs out In ironl noire »'ns certain ol clcclion nnd some were hnrd pressed by Slnsscn men. SUsscn Thanks Vulrr« -MINNEAPOLIS, April 7, (UP) — Ilnrolri B. stnsseii lodny thanked Wisconsin voters for their "enrlv and valuable" campaign support nnd expressed rcijret Hint he hnd to complete politically with Qen UougUii MncArthur. Tho former Minnesota governor and lit, wife ., t[lycc | by Ull . lr nd[o until nfler a n.m. ns his delegate ,ead Brew over MncAithur and Oov. 'I'liouiiis B. Dewey ol New York in thc Wisconsin preferential primary Se« KBPUIJUCANS on P«, e a 18 Communities Arrange Clinks Health Department's Mobile X-Ray Unit To Tour the County Mnny residents of 18 la win and "omimiiilllL's Iji North Mlwlsslppl County nro scheduled to be cxnmln- CifyDevelopmenf Clinic Explained Considers Steps to Bring Improvements — -'^.'Lviuii; Oouncll— -..e u.rccto" °' Commerc ?. "old dueling lhe clinics which have "all rciuly ucen held'In « number o'f Arknmas cities and towns 'he overall program l« »imed Mate development lo be »e on a community level. The *] ch «« the basis lor »ll' lulul . aUloii nnd project for civic 1m- piovemeiils,' are held to give th. rank ,,,d f)te of the c | U y ne '™ voice In te-elopment of tlielrTlty! The.Blythevllte ch.mbe'r will vol. on conducting Ihese clliil M her* it lhe nionthly,meeting April- 2s. V '••'Here. U tlje . w»y th« A)l» n i.' initnuhed In '» commuriltV.'.*•»« M. plained by by Mrs. Tuohey|H. v'f A scries of clinlci, genertlly "four, Is planned and two directors ,r* Th? H, d l ? bB '" Char8e ot »«"'* J lies* directors each select 2S persons, representative of all buslness- " occupations a^id professlons.t. to =;« «^?m executive secretary of the Tuberculosis Association hns announced. 'I'hfse clicst clinics, which will continue mull Mny 12. are being conducted to nsslst state niilhorl- llea in .discovering tubercular persons while l|ic dlsense Is still In Its Inltlnl stfiijc.'. Some 3,001) IctleVs nre being dls- triliutccl Ihrough Bchools nnd th» mnlls, In an effort lo conlnct every person over u years of nue. The chest L-xnmiimtnns are directed toward lh c age group between 15 nnd H, which Is most subject lo Infection. The clinic will open nt Tx;nchville pn April SOMinii be I here thruugh i the 21st; April 22 nnd 5S, Manila, and Mllllgnn Hinge, April 24. On April 20 the clinic will be In Dell; In Gosnell. April 27; Armorel, April -28; Burdctle, April 29; Luxorn, April 30; nnd Victoria Mny 1, Mny 3 the cllrllc will be In Kel- scr; Etownh, on the morning of Mny 4; West Rldgc. afternoon of May 4; D.VCS.S. Mny 5; Whltton, Mny f>. nn<l Joiner, May. 7. The clinic will IK In Wilson May. 10 and May 11, nnd in Frenchman's Bayou- for the morning of May 12. All morning sessions will be from >.'00,until 12, nnd the sessions last- Ing an cm ire day will be from 9:00 !o 4:00. The only exception Is the West RldKC clinic which will open nt 2:00 p.m. nnd rcjnnln open until 5:00. . - -- — 50 persons at the optimum number «t one clinic. Clinics also are held by Parent- Toiiclwr orgnnlzatlons In the ciw and by high school students. The rwrtlclpants are picked, re, gnrdless of affiliation with th« Uinmbcr of Commerce or any other organization. Mr. Tuohey then ad- dre.sses the group nnd explains the development program. Carets are then pawed out to those present and 6n them are recorded suggestions for community projects, based on what the individual, lce| the city need, and should have. Two sets of suggestions are asked.- Senate Okays Paul Hoffman As ERP Head what the community should under- nke as part of a program for.tn« Immediate future. The other' ask* for suggestions for « 'Iong-ntng« A third question Is: "Will you serve on a committee. If appointed to help accomplish the above projects?" Afler the cards are selected, Mr, Tuohey calls on members ot the clinic group lo discuss projects they hnve suggested. At the conclusion of all the clinics, the cards and other finding, are turned over to the Community Development Committee, of which Mr. Tuohey Is a member. This committee correlates all the findings and prepares R report and analysis of community needs. The report Is then turned over lo the Chamber of Commerce, which assigns the various projects to be undertaken to appropriate standing committees. Tn this report, projects are listed as to Ihe frequency with which they were suggested and according to whom they were suggested 'ov — Chamber-held clinics. PTA clinic* or high school students. Clinics already have been held successfully In Searcy, DeQuecn Pine Bluff./ Nashville. Stuttgart, Ashdown, Brlnkley, Murfreesboro and Paris, They are scheduled to be held at 16 other towns and cities In the state. been on cd by a film on "Army Day." Marvin Smith. Blyt guest at Ihe meeting. New York Cotton open high low 1:30 Mf> y 3573 3602 3565 3802 Ju 'y 3501 3534 3495 3534 O '"' t - 3196 3228 3101 3228 Dtl " 3123 3158 3133 31.58 Mar , 3100 3136 3100 3136 WASHINGTON, April 7. (TJ.P.l — Thc Senate today confirmed the np- pointmenl of Pnul G. Hoffman lo hend the huge Europcnn Recovery Program. The unanimous vote was taken lew than 24 hours afler the Sludebakcr Corp. president was • ^_: . nominated by President Truman. '• rtnT f*. f..+ f- IB Senate action cleared the decks I " . tO Cut Coal-Bumirty for a quick start on ERP. Rail Operations Again Hoffman told re|x>rtcrs he would I WASHINGTON April 7 IUP>— move fast In launching the plan to , The office of Defense Tra'nsDorli- cheek Communism and avert ceo- lion said tods v '<• will cut coal- nomlc chaos In Europe. burning railroad operations to one- Holfninn, who traded R S96,OOfl-«- I hnlf of normal "early next »-eek" mill lull Ik, WI1U KiUH'Cl K SHU.UUU-H- ' ycnr Job for lhe $20,00fi government I assignment, sntd he . had already slarlcd work in his hotel room. He hoped for the, appointment of a deputy nnnilnislralor and roving ambassador wilhln n week, and pos- -sibiy by tomorrow. The Senate Foreign Relations .committee gave his appointment Speedy and unanimous approval earlier today, As HIP. Scnale gave Hoffman's appointment its unanimous approv- —• al, Rep. Ralph \v. c.winn, R., N. Y., Rep. Zimmerman Di*s charged In lhe House that Hoffman WASHINGTON, April 7 tt follows the Communist line. Thc Rep Orvllle fctmmernun D^ House does not have to pass on the ' died' today In his Cxpltol Wli nomination. flee-of » h«rt MUck. B*"%» Coal-burning rail transportation was cut 25 per cent for freight traffic * week ago. A similar cut In passenger service has been In effect over two weeks. The new order will make a further 25 p*r cent reduction. ODT Director J. Monroe Johnson said the further reduction In p«- senger and freight service would be "seriously felt throughout tn« nation." / of«7

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