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HEVILLE COURIER NE ,' TOL. XLT—NO. «T BljrthevtlU Courier BIylheville Dally Newi Mississippi Vallet Leader Blytheville Herald Senate Group Jhree-WayRadio Purchased for Missco Officers Equipment Ordered For Blytheville Police And Sheriff's Deputies . iina oui wneainer me exec Olty and county officers branch has done any effc will },z innked hv' new and i>ij" nl "? along that line, atrnncroK ,.„,!:„ '„ :._ . He salri '"' mmlttee Inlcn THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER Of'NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AS'D 8OUTMKA8T UlSSOURl BLYTHBVILLB, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, APRIL 24, !!M8 Marshall Meets ' u &_(/c/fv i iiio 4i' i fi Defense Pfcms Advisers After Trip from Bogota WASHINGTON, April 24. (UP> — The Senate's new super-Investigating, committee announced today It will look Into the administration's plans for mobilizing Industry In the event of war. Chairman Homer Ferguson, H.. Mich., said his group wants to find out wheather th« executive effective stronger radio communication facilities next month when installation of RCA 250- watt PM equipment is completed, it was announced today . The new frequency-modulation equipment will replace the AM or amplitude modulation, equipment now Installed In th* police in city Hall c-vwiy conm'nitiicatfon will be provided by the new equipment. Tills means Dial messages can be broadcast from station to car, car to car. and car to station. The pre- »ent equipment provides only two*'ay communication. A construction permit lias been received from the Federal Communication! Commission and the equipment i* on order Chief of Police Chailea Vf. short said today. Delivery l s expected In approximately two weeks and installation Is expected to be completed In a few days. The new equipment will be FM only and a frequency of 31\1 megacycles has been assigned by the FCC- Cars of both the Blytheville Police Department and the Mississippi County Sheriff's office wiN be equipped with the new radio. Ten 60-watt transmitters have been ordered for mobile units. These wil 1 gi ve increased range and power Compared to the I5-watt mobile units now in use. In car to oar transmission, a 15-mile range will be possible. The station transmitter will be able to cover the entire county with Its range, Chief Short said. of the new equipment will between $7.000 and $8.000 and l be borne by both the city and county. The new equipment will be installed so r '•• link Blytheville with Caruther ' Jonesboro and Forrest City, \ f Short said. An FM a; .ma will be mounted . atop the police radio tower West of the Court House to replace the : present AM antenna there. _ >nds lo follow up (he work ot the Senate War Investigating Clmmltlfe In keeping an eye on defense planning. In a report on moblli/atlon yesterday the war investigating group urged that both the administration and Congress make plans now for through manpower and industrial recruitment in case war should come. It recommended a wartime work-or-fight draft of all citizens anrt called for rigid laws to lake "unfair profits" out of any future war. Ferguson said he is not concerned over the fact that the administration has not yet sent an industrial mobilization plan to congress. "It's a hard Job, a big Job getting a plan into shape," he ac- Bnt lie said his committee wants to know wheather the administration has made a start on such a program. Ferguson said he understands that some who volunteered thei.- fndustrlal facilities to the government, were told to "come back after June 1." D*froif Detectives To Question Suspect Held in Flint, Mich. DETROIT. April 24.' (UP)— Police detectives went to Flint, Midi today to question a former CIO United Auto Workers official In their hunt for the gunman who P. Reuther, Italians Accuse Foreign Agents Army Intelligence Agents Make Arrests In Munitions Blasts ROME. April 24. (Up)^Army intelligence agents were reported today to have found at least two foreign agents among those arrested lor attacks on munitions dumps in North Italy, during election week Another short ~gun fight occurred last nlRht close to a military depot near Milan. At Venice two uniden- S '' P , r ° ulcd by P° lice into a naval arse- ted foiir i the niiiiiitio _ dump at San Rocco si Porto th* scene of three attacks this wcefc" PUb " ShCd '" Milan said Award Winners in Fat Calf Show t TEN PACKS Conference* Begin Immediately on World Situation Ry Donald J Ooncale* (United Pres» Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, April 24 IUPI- Sccretary of State George C. Mar- Jliall returned from Bogota, Col- onibla, today and plunged Immediately Into conferences on the world situation with hl« top policy advisers. Marshall landed at National Airport .aboard a four-engtned .... transport command plane. He has been absent from the capital for almost a month, attending the Inter-American conference at Bogota. He went through that city's bloody revolt. Immediately after his arrival here he drove to the state Department with Robert A. Lovett who was acting secretary while Marshall was away. High policy advisers were called in, presumably to get a report on the Bogota conference and brin s Marshall up to date ' on world afaflrs. Although Marshall appeared (Jred on his arrival, he was wasting no time in gelling a review of current foreign events. High on the list of problems awaiting' him Is the Palestine issue. When he landed at the airport, Marshall told newsmen that decisions had been reached at Bogota on the most of the fundamental Issues before the conference. Shortly before noon, after conferring several hours with Lovetl Marshall left for Lecsburg, Va He will Join his wife there at their farm. He will return to the today. He was greeted at the" airport by Lovett, and then was asked by newsmen for a statement on trie Bogota meeting. Moat Work Completed "I was sorry that I had to leave before the completion of the conference," Marshall said. "But as a matter of fact the conference has reached decisions on most of Qie fundamental considerations, particularly the organic pacl. "There still remain problems of economic consideration. Progress r«s been made In reaching Decisions on the issues involves." Marshall was accompanied by his aide, Brig. Gen. Marshall Cai and W:,___, _.-._ -fin port •Courier News „ Bobby Stovall, (tipper right) 15-year-old Victoria 4-H Club youth, is shown with his champion calf, a Ms-pound black Align*, which brought him 695.50 at the Mississippi county Farm Bureau's annual Pat calf Show and Sale in Osccola Thursday. Pictured with Bobby 1» Paber A. While, Osceola business man who paid 10 cenls a pound for the pri7.e- winning calf. Bobby captured both first and second places in Ihe show. His second place entry, • 1000-pound black Aiig.u, netted him 60 1-2 centii per pound during the sale. Geneva Bostick of Reiser 1* shown In the lower photo with her third-place wlm <-. an 800-pound short-horned Durham which brought 43 cent.! a pom,it during the «how. - --ft* B*ok, who tant-part in conneclton nomic matters, was an Impor- with eco- compelled to " Ulmc mnuera, was compelled to ies uncovered a big organ!- return with me because of the pres- ctin under " ----- -' •— -• • „,..„„,,_, .,,^ - A ujg uig iiii i~ zatlon acting under foreign agenls" who carried out "terrorist" activity. Two foreign agenls were among those rounded up, the reports said Police reported today that a defective time bomb exploded last night on the premises of a Yugoslav government documentary exhibit in downtown Rome. The damage was slight. Premier Alcide de Gasper! was reported in political quarters to b tried to kill Walter union president, Flint police said they picked up Marlon Butler, 37, former UAW International representative ard anti-Reuther leader, ut his home before dawn. No charge was placed! Communist - dominated planning io set up a special ministry to handle Italy's part in the European recovery program. These sources said Ivan Matteo Lombardo, former New York businessman who walked out of the a— •...., |,j(.i,i.M , — ..-Jmlnated left - winK against Butler. i Socialist party two months ago. was Detroit officers continued to ques- considered first in line for appoint- *pn Nelson Davis, a Negro com- " " ' ' ^iunist who reportedly boasted he knew Reuther's attacker. They said Darts has not loin all he knows about the shooting. Davis sough 1 " release today on a writ of habeas corpus In circuit court. Other leads too* investigators down blind alleys, despite the inducement of a record S12C.800 in rewards offered for the gunman Tht detention of Butler at Flint wns one of scores in i-he search Butler was ousted by Reuther from his job on the staff of an anti-Rcuther regional director se'-oral months ape. At Ihe UAW convention last November. Butler wa- dcfcated for election as sure of business here," Marshall explained. "He accomp)lshed « great deal before his departure." Marshall said that Assistant Secretary of Stale Norman Armour I „, tvas assuming the chairmanship of the United States delegation at Bogota. Marshall said he "rather expected" the general work of the Vandals Use Auto as Steam Roller To Destroy Whole Colonies of Bees Apiary owners In Northeast Arkansas Ire planning a counter-attack a new form of vandalism which in recent month* hM wanton destruction of several colonies of bees, It w«p land a $25 reward has been posted by C, L. ThaxtonJ" Mcbester-Tliaxton Apiaries. Mr. Tha.xton Is president Arkansas Bee-keepers Association. +• Vandals are said to have been using automobiles, with the win(lows tightly closed, as steam rollers to wreck whole colonies of bees in hives placed on the Big Lake Ississippi River levee.i In this lmt conference will be completed by I next Wednesday or Thursday. ' I He declined to comment on whether- the Bogota conference has helped the general world situation. Marshall's return from Bogota was m strong contrast to that when he came home from the recent Moscow conference. Then he was met at the ATO terminal by President Truman and the full cabinet. Last Sunday the occupants o( one car are reported to have made an assault on a bee colony In the ment as recovery minister. Lombsrdo was Italy's first special minister to Washington after Ihe war. He has a wide acquaintance in Washington and a deep knowledge of United States basincss methods. To Make Cabinet Changes Creation of the new ministry is expected to be announced when De Gnspcri completes reorganization of his cabinet in view of election results. De Gasperi conferred with four of his ministers late yeslerdav in - - • -^r. >w mui« • •• - ' ,_ | than noo. Mrs. c. G. Redman, exec- cabinet roorgiwi'i'zk-1 utive se c''c'"y of the Mississippi ! Counts Tuberculosis disclosed today. were believed talks what inary tion. The premier was believed to have 1,700 Have Chest X-Rays Made in Clinics This Week During Ihe two days the Stats Board of Health's mobile unit was in Manila lor chest x-rays, a total of 834 persons went through the clinic, bringing the total number examined to <lnte this week lo more Association, Flint police said questioning of Butler established that the matrices not own a red Ford automobile such as the gunman used to escape after shooting Reulher at his home Tuesday night. During the night police ques. lioncd hoth Davis and the mysier lous "Mr. X" who claims he heard Uavis say he knew who fired the shotgun olast that seriously wound- unit was in Milligan director regional I tofdi" Fi'na'nce MinTst'e'r""aiu S cppe ! The mobi: Pclla. Agricultural Mlnislcr Antonio I R "'3 C this morning, but figures Scgni and Merchant Marine Minis- I v f rc " ol nvailablc to determine the tcr Paob Cappa that they would i '"""ber bring examined, have to yield their posts. I lf: Manila. Mrs. w. R. Brown was These may be replaced by other chairman ol the clinic, and her Christian Democrat leaders who committee of workers included Mr?. of his ed Reuther in the kilch'e home Tuesday night. They said "Mr. X" had given them "valuable information "" and I hen charged rhat Uavis. a 52-vnr- nlci minor UAW official, is not ten- ing all he knows. emerged as popular figures in the Sunday elections. Police in the Milan area, meanwhile confiscated two automatic pistols, five rifles and a consider- „ ^ „,,,._ ] able quantity of ammunition In a'?'<*' senior dining room during tin J. R. Crosskno Announces* For Constable J. Robert Crosskno, 2nOB West Sycamore, Blythevllln, today announced his camlldncy for the of- 1 ' the voters nartlclpatlnir in lli» Tense Situation V Grows Worse in All of Palestine Official Say Crisis Now a Matter of Hours, Not Days or Weeks JERUSALEM, April M. (UfM — The chairman of Ihe Resident United Nations Commission, pniilo Anciiiate, was on his wny to Uik? Success today lo report to UN headquarters that, Hi« urgency of (he Palestine crisis c«n be measured only In hours. Axcarate loft amid growing signs that big scale fighting might, break out In Palr-stlne before the United Nations had time to net. "1 am going to Lake Success to urcrt In week or even in dnys but only In hours," AzrairaU-Wd. City'. Fate Hangs In Balance Indications mounted, and predictions In military quarters kepi pace, that the talc of Jerusalem might be decided In Hie flrs( week of May, or at least Ihe, pattern might be set for a decision. Among the signs wi-re: 1. British preparations to pull out of Jerusalem all British civilians who waul lo leave by Mny 1. Z. The start by Ihe British of the erection ol now btirrl » Ics around the Russian compound In Ihe center of Ihe lown Into which the remaining army units were expected to withdraw after the bulk of the army In out of Jerusalem by May I. S. The dispatch lo Geneva by plane of two women members of the UN party, and plans for the entire male membership to leave "for new instructions." 4. A report Irom Waller Eyetan, political spokesman lor (lie Jewish agency, that Haganali forces "are on the move, and will no(. he quint until May 15." None here doubted thai Hagaimh would try to seine key position! controlling the city l)y> minute tho British withdraw Into the Russl.vi compound. Mitioi- Indications were sron Unit an International police force for Jerusalem possibly could be set up soon. Ho official statement had been made, but a British sergeant said he and JOO other Pale.-t!ne •»« licemen had volunteered >v«d' , national police jarvice Ipm ,The migration of','' [..'/'and children of wealthy Arab famtlloX Missco Leaders Return from C. of C. Meeting HIM|IV«M men and olvlc leadens trom Blythevllle and six surrounding town* returned lait nlglit. or today from Little'Rock where they wcr« (h« special rfucsts yesterday of the Greater Little Rock Chamber of Commerce and Mississippi County Day «••« observed. Lloyd Godley, OWeoIa planter, was principal speaker. B.A. Lynch, president of Ihc Farmers Bank and. Triisl Co. h«re presided over the meeting. Others attending from Blytlia- vllle Included W. B. Nicholson, Noble GUI, Alvln Huffman Jr.. any Henderson, p. r,. Cooley, Haivev Morris, J. L. Qunn and Worth U Holder. The Osceoln delegation Included Leslie Speck. A. W. Bowcn, O. 8. Beagraves, Carroll Watson, A. W. Young, Dick -Allen, Paul Millei', Fnber While, Srtm Hoclgej, O. F. Sanders, H. J. Coiioliman, Ralph Woodruff, R. c. Bryun. D. V. Mailoch, Steve Ralph. J. s. McCants, Hurry Panlus nnd Arthur Rogers, J. H. Grain. Olcnn A. Green, W. O. Frnzltr und Carl Bird attended I mm Wilson. Others attending the meeting were Lowell Ogdcn of Dycss, L H. Au- liy of Biirdelle, Qnrnt Collar of Joiner and A. A. Tlpton and O. O. Stivers of MnnllH. A In me exhibit ol Mississippi County Industrial and agricultural products wax set up by Worth Holder, manager of the BlyUicvllie Chamber of Commerce, and Harry Pnulus, jeciotary-maf.Ber of the Oscreln Chamber. Among exhibits were those of Swift and Company of Blytheville, processors of cottonseed and sov- befliis; ihc Blytheville Canning Company; the vocational class of the B'.ythevllle High , School; the OsccolH Alfnlfn Milling Company; the Nat Burfng Meal Packing Company O f Wilson; the Mississippi Valley Canning Company of OKMO- la; tile Osceola Products Company, processor* of soybeans; the Osceola Tile and Culvert Company; the Rlce-Sllx factory of Blytheville. the Delta Product* company; lln Delta ReflnlUR Company of Wil- ^H£?l* i^So^wX r^- retaliation nu.ick s tn«d , He came to fllytheville with his of Ihe retaliation attack by the disturbed bees, one of the apiary npenUors said, while the young men and women in the closed cur were safe from attack by the miniature dive bombers usint a weapon provided by nature. It was indicated today thnt ar- resis are expected In connection with the vnndllism reported last Sunday. ,Officcrs have been given a description of the car, which served ns the steam roller In the bee attack, and also have a description of the occupants of Ihc automobile. In another attack, a whole yard of the honey-makers which wns owned by John Bombolaski on Big Lake was destroyed; In each instance the attackers, were trespassing on private property to get their automobiles in position fo- the attacks. The reward which has been offered Is for (he arrest and conviction of the vandals. came to Blytheville with parents in 1320 and farmed East of Blytheville unlll 1942.-He been in business In since that time. If elected, Mr. Crosskno said tliat he would enforce the laws with fnlrness to all of Hie people of the township. He termed the rights and liberties of citizens as sacred and pledged his best efforts to see that those libertlej ' and guarded. . .are preserved . Bert Williams. Mrs. Dean Pierce Mrs. Joe Edwards, and Mrs. Irma Stalions. Clinic workers were guests of the senior class for a lunch In the spe- California Gas Plant .Wrecked by Explosion EL SEGUNDO. Cal.. April 24 — <UP) — A tremendous explosion rocked the Standard Oil plant here early today. Fire broke out almost immediately and lighted the sky for miles uroimd. All streets In the area were blocked off and police warned residents of the area to stay Indoors witnesses said the blast centered- ed In the cracking plant tor high- test gasolfne. They said the terrific shock came about five minutes after a warning siren sounded Police said 20 persons were treated for burnt. There were no reported dead. Authorities declared a slate ot *m«rgency shortly «ft*r th« oxplo- son. The telephone company , a ld h« «!* BeV Cal ' roundup at San Roccq Al Porto, scene of three recent attacks on an army ammunition dump. A woman was arrested when found trying to bury'the pistols tn a field. A rifle was found in her house, she and her son were arrested tor questioning. Other rifles were found concealed in a woods near the ammunition depot. last day of Ihe clinic. Tne unit moves to Dell on Monday, and will be at the Community House. Curtis cd. from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m Downs, chairman announc- Weather Arkansas forecast: Cloudy with scatlned thuzidcrshowcrs today am! tonight, and in East portion Sunday. Not so warm except in extreme Southeast portion Sunday. Minimum this morning—6«. Maxlmur/ yesterday—85. Sunset today 6:39. Sunrise^ tomorrow—5:17. Psccipilalton, 24 hours to 7 a.m. loday—None. Total since Jan. 1—20.02. Mea.i temperature (midway be- 'wcen high and low)—15.5. Normal mean for April—«l. This Dale lAst Year Minimum thl» morning—M. Maximum yesterday— 83. Precipitation, Jan. 1 lo this dale Two Men Get $25 Fines For Drunken Driving Two men were fined $25 and cost? each Ui Municipal Court this morning when they entered pleas of guilty to charges of driving while under the influence of liquor. T.iey were George Gllssom anS Bud Sweat. Thelma Morlns forfeited a »10 bond this morning on i •harge of operating a car without i drivers license. Preliminary hearings for Mark Campbell on charges of carrying a concealed weapon, drunken driving , and a.ssanll and battery and for I Dub Vaslbinder for cairylng a concealed weapon and assault and battery, were continued until Tuesday. Australia Find* Coal SAN FRANCISCO (OP)—A vast deposit of soft coal or black shale has b«en discovered In western Au»trtll«, Jladln A>utrajl» r«port§. Two Youths Accused Of Burglary at Bassett Two Kansas youths. Burton E. Wilson and Johnny Schaefcr. wern being held today by Mississippi County authorities under 51ow bond for trial in Circuit Court in Osceola.nn charges ot burglary and grand larceny. They were arrested here recently nnd cliagred with having entered the Idaho Grocery Company's store in Bassctt on Nov. 9. 1945, They were given preliminary hearings before Justice of the Peace W. P. Hale In Osceola. The youths were said to have been en route lo California at the lime of the Bassett robbery and were arrested a short time later in Los Angeles on n Dyer Act charge Invqlv- Negroes Given Property , For Community Center Plans for a Negro Community Center here were near completion today after the Negro Women's Federation and the Royal Brotherhood Club were presented n deed by trustees for property at 623 South Second Street Thursday night. 'Hie presentation climaxed the "Achievement Banquet" 'given at the Clnb Center by the two groups. The construction plans are for an eight room brick building and are under the leadership of B. M. Ivy and Jimmle M. Robinson. Program for the banquet consisted of the "Why, What, and Where of the Clubs." Arahn Evacuate Haifa HAIFA, April 24. (UP)—Arab of[ ficials accused ttie Jews today of breaking Ihe truce In H-ifn and throwing a new wave of panic Into the thousands nf Arabs scrambling l<j get out of the Palestine poll city. Four Arabs were wounded by Jewish gunllre today, the Arab National Committee charged. Despite the Arab charges, hardly a shot was heard in Haifa by newsmen mnkltg Ihcir usual rounds. . Members of the Arab National Committee. Jewish leaders an.t British oflicials met at the Haifa city hall. They tried to Iran out Ihe situation brought on by the Jewish seizure of the city Thnr.i- day. The evacuation of the city by the Arabs continued, Arabs streamed to the port aren by the. hu:i- drcds. seeking to get across Ihc. bay lo the Acre area, while thousands more were abandoning their homes hi disorganized panic. Defense Asks Mental Tests in Luxor a Case Suggesting insanity ns n defense to Ihc assault to kill charges pending ngalnst D. C. Tedder of Lll.vora, who attacked J. W. Cady, principal of the Luxorn school, on April 12, arrangements have been made lo send him to the^Stale Hospital In Little Rock for a mental examination. Acting on motion of Ed Cook, Blytheville, attorney for Tedder, Circuit Judge Zal B.' Harrison has authorised the defendant's commitment to the. hospital for 30 days. If the defendant Is found to be sane, he will be returned lo Mississippi County for trial during the next the Leslie speck, Sr., gin of Lea son. ... Frenchman's Bayou; and tlie Wilsoa Company of Wilson. U.S. Seeks Of Chinese Troopt Would Aid EnforcitntWnt of U^t ' Pa/etrJn* TrusfMiMp By Robert Manning ?.J? *""*' 8U(f Cor»«p,nilent LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y.. April J4. ',"Pi—Chinese sources revealed today that the United States Is nego- Hating with China , O r possible lue of OhJnMe troopd to enforce. » United Natlonii trusteeship In Palestine. ' The troops. If China decides tn provide them, would be used only n conjunction with forces from the United Slates and other UN countries. , China has not rejecter! America'* request for troops. TJie American-Chinese negotiations are similar to thos> America is conducting with other UN countries outside the Soviet bloc In an effort to line up the forces which are needed to set up a InisleeshlD in Iht Holy Land. It has been .revealed previously Inat American ncgclitors, trying' strenuously to arrange a deal outside the UN, are talking with Great Britain ajirt France about the possibility of their providing lighting lorces for the trusteeship army. There was a growing belief here that Great Britain was preparing to Joiil the United States in Imposing the trusteeship, but reliable sources said France has Just about decided to reject the American overtures. 8JNGLB COPIES FIVE CEKJfc I Parking Meters f Contract Signed By City Officials Manufacturer Plant Survey to D*t«rmin« Number to Be Used Mayor E. R. Jackson today signed a contract with the' Dual Parking Meter Co.. of Canton, 0., for the purchase of parking meters to be Installed in the Blytheville business district. No specific nuniber of th« parking lime devices has been ordered, however, Mayor Jack- sou said. Tins will be done after a .survey is completed by an engineer from the parking meter firm, who will recommend to the City Council definite installation points an d procedures. On the basis of these recommendations, the mayor explained/the City Council *m authorize Installation of Ihe meters at specific poinu In the business district The parking meter firm's engineer cent, here at no cost to th« city, Is cxpecled lo arrive sometim* next week, the mayor aaid. The meters co.it «« each, Inclu'rf- Ing InMallallon. With each 100 meters the city orders, the manufac- !i!!f», lncl , lldcs " l »° extra costona additional coinplele assembly and Ihree parking meter jnechanlsms. Mayor Jackson .said. The same tyr» of meter has been In use In Memphis since 1041. Each carrying a five-year guarantee, the meters will be Installed on a IJ-inoiillw trial basis. Should Ihey be removed during lhat period, Mayor Jnck.wn polnled out, they will revert to -the manufacturer at no cost to the city. The meters.will be paid for by a M-50 division of funds obtained through Iheir operation. After payments are completed, the »ntlr» amount of revenue from Ihe device* will go to the city. Di'llvery In » day* h M been promised by the manufacturer. Mayor Jackson »«ld. v-M^yor Jackson also said the Dual "*"•—- Meter Co. has agreed :to Iheir Ohio factory for oni - city employe designated maintenance nf tht met._-_ training will.be given at no coat. Ui .the city bMts designated employe, th«'mfffcyuld. The meters ordered bj th» city are unii-aut,omat!c device* using both nlckles and penniei They operate on Insertion of the colnt and no other action on the part ot the molorlsl. Is .required. Inslallatlon .of parking. mete/» was approved by BIylheville voters on the April 6 city election. Prior to their final selection, th« mayor and city Council memberi Inspected meters nnd examined offers of four other 'parking meter mnmif noturers. • Gen. Eisenhower Ends Vacation in Georgia AUGUSTA, Ga,. April 2<. IUP> — Gen. Dwlght Eisenhower ended lib vncntlo" at the Augusta National Golf club todny nnd took off by private plane for his home town of Abilene Kans. Elsenhower-left Daniel Field ing Interstate transportation of stolen automobile. They were convicted, according to Information re- i ... .,, cclved by officer* here, and o °|y „- , th t 1 M|S « r cently completed nrvlng » term of " Rt Nc *' wrt one year tn a federal reformatory In t:i Reno, Okla. lite County Plans Strawberry Carnival SEARCY. Ark.. April 24. IUP) — Whit- County will turn out May 13-15 to celebrate its strawberry harvest, It was announced yesterday by R. s. Sanford. chairman of a Chamber of Commerce conimlltee. A contest lor the selection of "Mia, Softrcy" »ill be held on lh^ second day of the carnival under the direction ot the Young Business Men's Club, and the winner will be crowned queen of the carnival on the final night. The winning beauty will rep Ment Searcy In the "Mis ArVan.sas" beauty con- In tha year. term of court In the Osccola District ! " B ' n1 ' '" * P llin e piloted by Capl. Tedder Is alleged lo have slabbed chn "" Bc '"i«". Mr. Cutiy with an ice pick nflcr he . . ore hc Ieft ' reporters asked became angered over the action ofij]' m °" ce "B n '" about his availa- school officials who sent his mother-!, " ty for " presidential nomlnat- less children home from school be- If"' Hc "Piled with a smile lhat CRiiso skin infections which it was | . wrot « R nerioti.i letter about the feared might be communicated to s other pupils In the schnol. Mr. Cady was attacked tn his office at the Comnturmf Mob Seizes Tokyo Industrial Plant w , ., . ' New York Cotton ^cvo. April „. <UP) _ . ma (UP)— 1 of 300 workers chanting the com' "" NEW YORK. April 24. Cotton close barely steady: open high low close J >lar - 3200 324fl 3199 3225 M «y 3184 3814 3782 3807 J «'y 3702 3741 3698 3133 Oct 3302 MSI 3300 3313 D "^ M38 3208 3235 32j3 Spot* do** U77 Hp a. munisl "Inlcrnallcmale" today seized an Industrial plant which police had liberated earlier from Illegal slriktrs, and then staged two angry demonstrations ouljlde a police station about three miles from Oei'ev.l Dou;lai Macarthurj hetdq.uart«n. school. Preliminary trial on the charge was waived earlier this week by the defendant and he was ordered held under a $5,000 bond. .some time ago and he had not changed his mind. that Former Osceola Marshal Dies in Memphis Hospital OSCEOLA. April 24—William J, Vinson, 74, nf Memphis, formerly of Osccola. died yesterday at the John Oaston Hospital In Memphis, it wss learned here loday. Mr. Vinson lived here for many years and was formerly town n - r- shal. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. tomorrow In the National Funeral Home Chnpel In Mem- Burial will be fn the Violet Cemetery here. He Is survived by six daughters Mrs. J, B, Herron of Memphis, Mrs Ivan Ennls of St. Louis, Mrs. L. Badger and Mm. J. Asher of Cannelton. Ind., Mrs. Homer Mounctt of Phoenix. Aril, and Mrs. E. of Kuniu City, Mo. W. French Vessel Afire JACKSONVILLE, Fla.. April 24. UiPI—The French vessel St. Domi- nlcian radioed at 7:03 a.m. ESTthat It was burning and sinking off Jamaica, the U. S. Coast Guard reported here. New York Stocks •t Final Stocks ' Amer Tobacco S8 Anaconda Copper 38 5-g Beth Steel 35 1-2 Chrysler 60 3-4 Gen Electric 36 1-8 Gen Motors 581-2 Montgomery Ward 58 5-8 N Y central 16 3-4 Inl Harvester 953-4 Norlh Am Aviation 11 7-8 Republic Steel 28 3-8 Radio*. ; 105-8 Socony Vacuum ,, 185-8 Studebaker 3'2 Fi8 Slandard of N J 81 1-2 IYxa.1 Corp 60 5-8 Packard < 5-3 U S Steel ', 71 3-1 Housing Project At Air Base Gets Electric Meters Arrangements have been raade br the Arkansas-Missouri Power Company to begin distribution of. electricity to the Veterans' Housing Quarters at the former Army Air Base on May 1 through separata meters for each of the 304 apartments, It was announced today by Jimmle Richardson, Blythevllle manager for the company. Mr. Richardson said that two company rcprescnlatlves would be at the VHQ office at the base from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m Monday to receive applications from the tenants for the Individual service connections which will permit each tenant to pay for electricity actually used each month. Under the old plan the VHQ prorated Ihe charge for the whole project for electric service among the tenants and the electric bill was Included In the rent payments. The use of Individual meters will eliminate Ihe need for Ihe VHQ slaff to collect the charges for clcclrlc service and permit an adjustment In the rental contract. 1 ! made with the occupants of the apartments- Tile Federal Public Housing Administration In Washington recently authorized the expenditure of $5,000 by the VHQ Committee here to re-wire the apartments to permit use of more electric appliances. Mr. Richardson said that when the switch-over Is made from the single meter for the whole project to the individual meters for each of the apartments thai the current would not be cut off for more than 10 minutes. Fire Ore in Iowa Twister; Estimated $300,000 Loss IONIA, la., April 2*. (UP)—Residents of this little town pitched In today to help the victims of a tornado which roared through here late yesterday, killing live persons and injuring 10. .The twister cut a 50-mile path across the Northeastern section of the stale, hitting three towns and a number of farms. But it-''did Us worse 'damage In this village of 300.. Seven houses, two churches, ait office building and a gas station were destroyed completely and 10 other bulldiiv/rs were damaged In T ""ia. The loss estimated at |300,WO. , -

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