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VOL. XLV—NO. 36 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS — ^OOM1N ANT NEWSPXPKR OP NORTHEAST ^^ ANn _,„„„, „._..„. * J •*-* ~» s^7 Biythevtil* Courier BlythevUJe DaUy Newt Uiululppt ViUcT Leader Blythevllle Herald ins in Ohio; Party Bolt Looms In Alabama Vote By United Press Early returns from the Ohio, Alabama, Florida and Indiana primaries indicated today that: 1. Harold E. Stassen had captured nine of Ohio's 5<* Rn ° 2 Aiaoama voters were mad enough to bolt the Democratic Party 3. Dan Mccarty of Ft, Pierce was* Piling up a substantial lead for > Democratic governor of Florida 4. Hoosier voters had renomtna'ted a" of the state's incumbent Con- giessmcn who ran to retain their sts. Candidates pledged to support «ssen at the Republican National Convention j,, June )ed ln K ,, )e f of the Ohio primary. The lone Stassen candidate for dclegate-at-large was running well behind all nine of Taffs supporters Taft. favorite son of the regular GOP party in Ohio, was assured of a majority of the state's 53 delegates with 30 of the seats uncontested. In the district contests, Stassen delegates were neck-aud-ncck with Taft men in many cases Elect 56 Delegates A full slate of 5*3 Democratic delegates was elected without opposition. The delegates were pledg- President Truman .'Treasurer, b <lt actually wili support President Truman Former Governor Frank Lausche. of Cleveland apparently won easily in the Democratic' 'gubernatorial contest, the only hot race in the state beside the Stassen-Taft fight The Alabama sentiment for a bolt from the Democratic Party if it approved a civil rights platform plank, was rejected in the balloting for national convention delegates and presidential electors Five of thg eight apparent win- ? sgP_J°r *J.eg-ate- B t-large were' I' Ton Mayor for Holy City Suggested Emergency Leader For Jerusalem Is Recommended in UN By Robert Manning U T n!i '^r Pr " s SUff Co "-«P°i>cle n t T^ SUCCrSS, N. Y., May 5. (UP)—The United Nations trusteeship council recommended today the immediate appointment of an •emergency mayor" to assume authority In Jerusalem when Great Bntam ends the Palestine mandate May 15. The recommendation, made to the UN General Assembly, appea- ed to oe the first step toward establishment of a shadow government for Palestine in a frantic effort by the UN to fill the vacuum threatened In the Holy Land by th-5 departure of British forces Work on the second and major section of the plan for a shadow government, which will have no enforcement powers but only the legal Blessing of the United Nations was slated to begin today in a closed etjng of special subcommittee of BLYTHEVILLE. ARKANSAS. WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, 1948 ' Nearly 33,000 Of School Age In Missco Area Unofficial Figure Shows Number n Highest on Record Unofficial figures for the 1948 school oensus Indicate that the total number of school-age children '" Mississippi .County is somewhat higher than the total reported i.i the last census report In IMS, John Mayes, county school announced today. supervisor . Although one of the X distrlet. has not made a complete enumeration, already 1.012 more school-age children have been enumerated, bringing the figure to 22,985. This enumeration Is the largest enumeration to be recorded In this county since the census of school age children was limited to those Irom six to IT years. Mr. Mayes said. However, he pointed out. that arger enumeration figure was »t _ — •*->v e ai^-cii,-jtugc were • *t,B m., r~> ' " (fdged to desert the Philadelphia ' General Assembly, invention If ; the Democrats em-L,, Great . B r. tain has P r °Posed tha C _. brace a civil rights program. In the district .delegate race nin idldates for 18 lgejj:,.fe bolters. nfneJ^e had plk out-Mid four of the leading^! seats also -wen.',J Of the remain! promised hot. to were not pledgi pov. James who hoped . the_ ' ri notfro "bolt the • convention j Fails (o Unseat Sparkman < .•He also lost out in his attempt to unseat Sen. John J. Sparkman. With about one-third of the total boxes reporting, Sparkman held a lead of better than 4 to 1 over Philip Hamm, Folsom's choice for the post. McCarty, a 36-year-old cltrue grower, led a field of seven other candidates for governor of Florida. McCarty, who became a father the assembly admit defeat In its attempt to achieve a concrete set ilement of the Palestine issue tlu it agree instead to set up a "neu tral authority" in Jerusalem and second such authority for all u Palestine to take over responsibil ity for gowning the HolyJ^and af J*r Mou 1C ^ j.* ..*,> ^£ de ^r , vot to n with Russia and Franu abstaining to ask the General As semoly to authorize appointment o a Jerusalem municipal commission er. He would be appointed by Gri Britain. , . UN officials said they would cal an early plenary meeting of the assembly to act on the Trusteeship Council's request. The UN diplomats appeared' tc have given up all hope of achiev ing anything more helpful than thi British-inspired plan for neut™ opened yes-,I regime for the Holy City for delegate to the National Democratic Convention, but the Florida delegation also WR S certain, to be anti-Truman. Only one of the 112 • ndidates was pledged to Mr. Tru- .n. Little interest was shown in the Indiana election where all Congressional incumbents won handily, as exnectcd. Nine of the 10 were Republicans. Among them was Rep. Charles A. Kalleck, Hoire majority leader. Philip Willkie, 28-year-old son of the 1940 Republican presidential nominee, defeated Rep. Raymond C. Morgan, 70, veteran state legislator, for the GOP nomination as joint state representative from Henry and Ruth Counties. Willkie credited a part of his easy victory to his name and the memory df his father's record In public and private life. Truman to Make Cross-Country Trip Next Month WASHINGTON, May 5. (U.P)_ the White House today announced plans for a transcontinental train tour by month. President Truman next He will leave here June 3, travel through the Middle West, visit the Northwest, and the n travel down the Pacific Coast to Los Angeles He plans to leave Los Angeles June 14, possibly returning to Washington by air. Mr. Truman will speak in Chicago - June 4 to a centennial commcm- tiriE the settlement of Swedish lioneers In the Middle West Mr. Truman will spend June 5 at reunion of his old World War I The special subcommittee appointed yesterday bj- the General Assembly's political committee weni lo work on the main part of the British plan—the plan for a Palestine "authority" which would become legal heir to Palestine but which \vould have no police force or other power to prevent an Arab- Jewish war. Unless the Palestine authority were able to achieve a truce" in Palestine it would merely sit as the "government of Palestine 1 Arabs and Jews fought it Then, as British officials explained thKir plan, the "government' would be on hand to handle British assets and to bring Arabs and Jews together for negotiations on £ permanent settlement. while out. Missco Exhibit To Be Returned To Blytheville The Mississippi County industrial and agricultural exhibit which was assembled in Little Rock for the April 23 meeting of the Greater Little Rock Chamber of Commerce is to be returned this week and placed on display In the Mississippi County Bank In Osceola, Worth Holder, secretary of the Blytheville Chamber, announced today. Mr. Holder and Harry Paulus secretary of the Osceola chamber of Commerce, left this afternoon for Little Rock to return the exhibit. It has been on display In the Arkansas-Louisiana Gas company display windows since the Mississippi County group wns honored by the Little Rock Chamber of Com- outfit, the 35th Division, at Omaha, The exhibit is to be re-assembled before starting for the Northwest". He undoubtedly will make fre- QUent back platform appearances before reaching Washington state In thai state, he will visit Spokane Pnsco Hanford, and Olympla' reaching Seattle on June 10. Ho will visit Portland, Ore on June u fcr the annual Rose Festi™' a " ti tn ,f» si«ak at the tjnivcs- sUy of California at Berkeley June Mr. Truman will participate in a ' ce ' ebra "° n " S * n Francisco June by luncheon" - - ------ --- •- *w tn, i v-ttOOCillk In Blytheville after It has been „., display for a week In Osceola. Business leaders here and In Little Rock agree that the exhibit was the finest assembled in Little Rock since the business men In that city In- om of having ex- the varlous counties ,v over the state assembled in IJttle Soybeans CHICAGO, May 5. (UP)-Soybean quotations: ,, open high May 406b 411 i ul * W«b 401 *">v. 303b ... li one time reported when those""between the ages of six and 21 were considered PI school age. The higher age was lowered to 18 In 1944 Of the 22.895 total. 17.085 wre white children, and 6,900 Negro children; both having shown considerable Increase. The number of white school-age children increased from 16578, and the Negro figure increased from 5.605. There was a very slight decrease hi the white children m the B!y- theville school district, Mr. Mayas announced. The decrease was from the 194« figure of 2.420 to the present report of 2,389. The Negro figure in the Blytheville school district has Increased by JOO. In 1946 the total school enumeration for Blytheville was 3.468 and this year'i cen*us indicates an Increase of 169 or a total of 3.C37. The school enumeration figures are the basis for ; the allocation of st^.te funds, Mr. Mayes said, and cover a two-year period. Arabs and Jews Consider Truce Conference Held I* Jericho May • "Sare" Jeruspl.m .... <r.'i,.^.«.^,..-, , .-: .... .-..A JERaSAIJM, May*5. (Up) 'Indications look goud" for a Arab-Jewish.truce for Jerusalem"^ government spokesman said today. He added that a statement fron* a truce conference going on at Jericho was expected later. The spokesman, Richard Stubbs said at a press conference that the truce conference in Jericho, 15 miles from Jerusalem, reportedy was making considerable progress. In the meeting, Arab and Jewish leaders, a consular committee named by the United Nations, and British offirJals are seeking a truce for the Holy City which will oe maintained even after the British mandate expires at midnight Miy The Arabs, including members of the Arab Higher Committee/ the Jewish Haganah leaders, and the British officials began the discussions at, Jericho, which is held by units ot the Arab Legion, yesterday. Today the consular committee comprising 'representatives of the united States, Prance and Belgium who were asked by the UN to seek Mace !n Jerusalem, went to Jericho to Join in the conference. While the truce discussions went on, British troops enforced the cease-fire order in Jerusalem by seizing and smashing guns of Arabs who fired across Mahmillah Cemetery at Jewish positions during the night. The Arabs were posted along Jerusalem's Mahmillah Road, within •he cease-fire lone established by the British. British troops strengthened by 500 tough Marine commandos, smashed the arms on the spot as fast as Arabs were forced o surrender them. They also ordered the Arabs emove road blocks from the Mahmillah and Jaffa roads by 4 p.m. If the road blocks are not removed the British will attack and remove them by force, the Araos were told. Ohio Voting Slows Stassen But Brings Little Comfort to Taft By l.vW c. Wilaon ' United Prw. staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, May .. (U.P.)-Returns from Ohio', presidential primary put some brake, today on Harold R e llllcal bandwagon but gave no comfort to Sen. Robert A. Taft. turns, Stassen will win eight to te.i Ohio district delegate, to the Republican National Convention. But he wot taking a surprise licking, and a bad one, In the only statewide contest In which he challenged the favorite son Senator. Taft won 3o uncontented dele- Bates and apparently will hold 13 to 16 of the 23 for which Stassen gave him the fight of his life. The man' from Minnesota found the Senator weak on the labor front and that was where he hit him as co-author of the Tail-Hartley Act. Stassen delegates will come from such industrial areas as Dayton, Toledo, Akron, Youngstown, Cleveland and, possibly, Stcubenvllte. Ohio will have 53 delegates to the O.O.P. convention. Stassen damaged Tnft's political prestige right in his own backyard. But he fell short of his own claim lhat he 'would take 12 or more Ohio delegates away from tlie Senator. The Taft organisation had noped to hold Stassen to six .delegates but had conceded he might take as many ,as nine. Their cam- W — " _ _ palgn was a sharp one, sparked by Taft. resentment against the Invasion of his favorite son territory. If Stnssen had won a majority of the del06at«.i for which he contest- irt .Including his statewide delegate. at-large candidate, the impact ot Ohio primary returns would have been considerable outside the state ii]»n politicians who love a winner more than anything else on earth] — • — Taft See* Victory WASHINGTON, May 5 (up) _ Sen. Robert A. Taft, R., o:, today inteijneled the result of the Ohio presidential primary ,., a defeut for H:irold E. Slnsscn. lie suld ho now hsd more first ballot convention delegates thnn niiy other can- [iiclalc Taft Issued n statement giving h| s analysis of the Ohio vote and expressing gratitude for the support he received. He was particularly Jubilant ovsr the fact that Carriuuton T. Mar- shnll, only Stassen cnudldale for dclcgatCTat-large. wns trailing the nine Tnft candidates April Showers Toper Off in Missco Following Heavy Rains During March April was a little warmer than usual nnd not so ninny "April showers fell this ycnr. a compilation °< ins ' month's weather statistics showed todny. u ,i?? k f ep Anr " from 8°'»K entirely without some meteorological sl B - nificauce. the mercury here on the 27th jumped to 90 degrees to set a seasonal record for Jilgh temperatures thus far this year. That record, however, wasn't expected to last long. The me,™ temperature last month wns 65.8 degrees. Tills flc- ure obtained by averaging all the *^*^>T«-* ssrcr 1 ^ r^±rrX normal reading for April of 91 U.S. Labor Scene Continues Bleak Disputes in Seven Fields Hold Threat Of Economic Crisis reached. major labor dl ice telephone,. Set!on. employes at jjptlve plants threat. |-!a, week from today." ;' nationwide meat strike, a CIO stockhandlers' local threatened to disrupt cattle marketing at Chicago's union stockyards, Ia; B the world. Union members tie Rock. The rains which bcsoleed Blythe" ' "slacked off last , a little more than . fourth as much rainfall was mead_ H Rainfall in April. totaled' "•ft*-' 'compared to an ' jjih«hea tt March."'V"'• Jici rainfall JOTvBlyiliev according to the, Wei nireau, i., 4.47 inches. , It rained on seven ., days month while in March rain Marshall Against Elimination of UN Big Power Veto Secretary of State Warns Against Other Proposed Changes WASmNQTOW, May «. (up) _ Secretary of Slat, a«or w o. M»r- shall eliminate the Na to Power veto In mattera o(a«rre. Marshall aald It U neceasarv to maintain the veto power^Jr CM own protection." He also warned Congrew against approving other propowl, |* „. vise tho UN ch»rter. •MaiMhall set forth his view., to the House Foreign Affairs Committee which Is considering .various proposals for such changes Mat-Jinn also .aid it would rnglo misfortune" t» for the United u oft rel « ti011 ' with Soviet Russia. . Rep. James P. Richards Dan •iskod Marshall whether he thought It- would be helpful U the veto power were restricted in matters of air- gre.vsl<>». u . M "! sh " 11 «P»«1 that he felt , It would Se useful if the veto were fllmlnated on matter* Involving licncefu; settlement of dljputei But u for actual threats' w peace or breaches of peace, Mar- ahnii said, " W e feel the veto should rcinnlu for our own protection In °^ r "<*• ,ta h»« the .manpower nnd nmterlnl resources of the United States committed by » two-third vote to aggi-esslv* action.^' »,K When the UN charter was drawn UP at Snn I-ranclsco three year* ngo, the United States wai one O J Ihe leaders In Insisting that the The VS. position waj— and U_ that such a veto would prevent a majority of the Security Council Unli^'i. /T °° mml ' tln « ths United Statw to go u, »„ without Us coiiient. I hi" i^.' tyn , C ? unclil <««»bef attoni, I he United SlaWa has not Invoked iU veto power. RiiMia haa been the cnlef uier of the veto Marshall told 11,.. H«u« Com. «u« om- mittee that what If needed tasted of charter revision* U "ter revision* U "perform- im« of obligations already undertaken Udtllty to pledge/ already • 13 days Heaviest rainfall wa. :st In i April 12, when 1.46 Inches fell. voted While the highest ternnoraturo officers authority to call a strike at i recorded, last monthi was 00 Agrees any time to b.ick up demands for the lowest reading was 40 di-trrcn.' • "> --" hourly pay ra< e. ™ f ,}°*™ i m _ a , xl ™ m . "adlng "„, White House Seed Chance to Avert Railroad Strike^ Seeks High Office Fielder' Peery lerPeery Plans Campaign Candidate Formally Announce!for High Office in Missco Fielder Peery of Blytheville, who f »H", k qu>lifled " » candidate for MlwiMlppi County Judge in the Justice Department atlirucys 58 degrees and the highest Immediately began studying a 1916 j mum temperature recorded ' statute which gives the president t degrees, power to seize the railroads "In I The average maximum t*t rat 88 time of wai. The nation technically still Is at war. Railroads Seized Before The government has seized the lroads three times under the 1916 !e average maximum temperature here In April was 77.3 degrees Average minimum reading was 64.3 degrees. When April ended, total rainfall thus far In 1948 stood at act, once. In 1917, once In 1944 and Inches, about five' Inches more thnn again In 1G46. The 1946 seizure, I the normal rainfall U was 13 Inches hn™.™.. ,.n~. .~ ..._ - ,„ ..... more itma had fa)lcn by lhe e >« New York Stocks Cloflng Quotations: tmer Tobacco ,., naconda cooper Beth Steel Chrysler 57 1-2 X 3-4 35 1-8 58 1-2 ;oca Cola Gcri Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward Y Central nt Harvester .... forth Am Aviation epublfc Steel iadio Socony Vacuum „. 10 c o tudebaker .......'.I'. tandard of N J '. exas Corp """ ackard ... . S Steel !.!.'.'"! .. 169 .. 34 7-8 .. 56 1-8 .. 69 .. 15 3-4 .. 95 1-2 .. IS 1-8 -. 27 1-4 10 3-4 33 3-8 78 3-8 69 1-8 4 5-8 7S 1-3 low 405 3M 406 3>6 New York Cotton NEW YORK, May I COP) — lose steady. open , high low close however, failed to stop a 48-hour strike of engineers and trainmen. In other labor disputes: 1— The United Electrical Workers Union (CIO) .-was expected t"> deliver a strike ultimatum to t' | eneral Electric Company tor 1 enforce its demands for a wr|* HJOSfc. 2— Federal conciliators at Wssh- ngton renewed s attempts to end he seven-week meat packing strike ut admitted that chances were lim. of April last year. laid th* u*. dvut ;"Wi<fcn-th« gap, to in .tenilon" with Rtiasf '"mediate churter re • v, e 1 «na«r flue«tlon!n he waj "under constant prea aura from other nation, to avol a rupture- with Ru«la. Certain nations, Manhall »aid nave expressed "very fearful" con cern lest the U.S. take preclpltal action within UN and break up tha organization. Can ChaUtnc* SotieU Manhali said that the U.S. now • b '« *o "challenge Soviet policy —which wt do not like to do—and change misconception* of Bovle th "" lfm the °P* n forum er- eady D « mo<:r «tlo Primary to be.held Aug'&.??' W^ f °™'»> ">nou«ed Many Obtain ZhestX-Rays In Pemiscot CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. May ! | ____ __„ ....... ^ 3— A walkout of 600 public school ! ~ Dr - s - B - Beechcr of the PemlYcol ----- ' ~ teachers at Providence. R. f., kept approximately 30.000 children from their classes. The teachers seek to increase minimum wages from II,200 to $2,400 annually. 4— The CIO United Brewery ] Workers at Milwaukee voted seven to one to reject a company wage offer and to continue the strike against the city's six brewerltj, which supply 12 per cent of the nation's beer. The union called the strike last week to enforce demands for a 30 cent hourly wage Increase. County Health Department announced that approximately 8,500 X-rn\ pictures had been taken in the Chest x-ray Survey being conductor in this county. New Uniforms Arrive For High School Band; To Play in Park Tonight Dresred in new uniforms for the first time, the Blytheville High School band will perform at the Kiwanis Club benefit Softball game at Waiker Park tonight, It was announced today by Karl Waden- pfuhl, band director. . Sixty new maroon and white uniforms were purchased recently ny the band at a cost of more than »3,IOO, Mr. Wadenpfuhl said. This will be the band's first appearance in Blytheville In the new uniforms. The uniforms are of the same style as the old ones, he said, consisting of maroon coats and trousers Vith white sleeve and citation braid. New white uniforms also were purchased for the majorettes, he said. Mar. May July Oct. Dee. 3222 3740 3973 3307 3249 3231 3740 3M2 331« 32U 3180 3657 33*4 3X0 3103 don 37.67, down it 31M 3<7» 3010 3190 3338 Drirer Fined R. H. McAUster was fined |15 and costs in Municipal Court thU morning when he entered a plea of guilty to a charge of driving while under the influence of intoxicating ilquon. He was ' arrested yesterday by City Policeman Robert Weaver. Truman to Meet Press WASHINOTOK, liay t. (UP) — President Truman wUl hold a news tOBMTTOT »t S pJB. OST. j This Is only about one-third of l.-what the health department had set ns Its goal of 30,000 pictures in the county at the beginning of the survey. ' Dr. Beecher said the white residents, particularly those of the upper income brockets, were not taking part in the survey as had been hoped. Their general attitude Is that they can afford to have an jr- ray made by their own doctor but he stated that they are not doing this, and thus many who perhaps have some slight minor chest disorder which could be remedied if caught In time, are neglecting to do this, with possible tragic future re- The Suvtey is a tax supported program, and is not a charitable project, Dr. Beechcr said, and each taxpayer should participate in the survey to receive fits share of ben- Ifits from the program. The two units will continue the survey work In the county until about the middle of this month with one unit out In the country and the other unit to be stationed In Caruthersvllte through May 18th The schedules of the units follows' • County Unit Deerlng—Thursday, Friday, Sat- irday. May 6-7-8. Oobler—Tuesd-,- May II; Bakervllle—Wednesday! May 12; Peach Orchard—Thursday Friday, May 13-14. Caruthersvllle Unit Wednesday, May 8 Brown Shoe Co., and genera! public; Thursday, May t Chris Craft, Hobac Veneer slants, and general public; Saturday May « General public at Grade School; Tuesday, Mar 11 Wa»htng- on Negro school, and general public; Wedneeday, May 13 Junior Chamber of Commerce and general public; Friday, Saturday, Mar 1415 General publlo on Ward Avenue • Tuesday, May It General publ'e, m Marshall then warned the com mlttee not to rock the boat at i moment which U "lh« most dlffi- cult one WB can ever find" Marshall told the House Foreign Affairs Committee that world prouiem. cannot be solved by "new forms'of organization." Suggestions that the veto power, of the big nation, be restricted— with or without Russia', approval "would probably destroy the present United Nation, organization he said. Many members of Congreu have proposed such change* be made Marshall pointed out that in general the advocates of such changes recognize that Russia and perhaps other governments now members of the United -Nation, would not approve them. "The result would be a dispersal of the community of nations, followed by the formation of rival military alliances and isolated groups of states," he said. "This result would weaken us and expose us-to even greater dangers from those who seek domination of other states." Dyersburg Without Lights Second Day After Fire Destroys Power Plant DYERSBURO, Tenn.. May 5 (U.P.)—This city's 15,000 citizens got along todny lor the second day without electricity. The folks us candle-light and kerosene lamp*. Ughtnlng destroyed the city's »wer plant' Tuesday ni«nt, putting the city in darkness. Emergency generators were Installed to save foodstuffj. city authorities were expected to clamp down another t p.m. curfew tonight to prevent possible looting unless TV A power llnea are brought tn to restore electric service. Newport Man Assistant Manager at Penney's, Gilbert Meredith ha. awmed hb dutle* tn Blytheville a. aaalstant manager of th« J. o. Penney Company store, 2» West Main Street. le formerly was assistant manager with the MUM company to Mev>ort. : ; > Mr. Meredith succeed! Dale Davis, who recently wa» promoted «nd rmruferred to the Penney item in Peorta, HI. Mr». Meredith and a «on hare Joined Mr. Meredith Jn nytherUIe and an makinc " t lit ,.s C »n5ld?cy and said that.'». is the first time that he'ho. aouaht Hectlon to a public, ijffice. r^ Mr. Peery it a veteran of World \.*L Rnd * (oi ™er commander and charter member of Dud Cason Post of the American Lesion, a member of the Mississippi County Farm Bu- He enlisted in the Army in 1915 served overseas a< a' staff sergeant and returned to Blytheville when he was discharged from the service In 191B. Ho I. the son of a pioneer family and wns educated In the public schools of this county. In announcing his candidacy Mr Peery .aid he feels that' his experl- fnce ,J" f »""i»ig *nd in business qualifies him for management of the government affairs under the direction of the county Judge. ' Slmaiff Valne of Roads "If elected to this office," he said, will do my best to cnrry/on the -rOrk AS It, flhonlcl be done &nri TIBV - «* - * ™ — —««***» •UWUUMTU special attention to the repairing of 1 IS"? ""^strike Instructions fe roads and bridge,. I al^ny. hm ™ """ ' "" elt that no farm is better than the road which leads from this fnrm to market, mid also that no town is better than the roads which lr«d to it. "Having been actively 'engaged In arming practically all of my life t know some of the farmer's prob- ems. For many years I was farm manager for former Governor Lowden of Illinois who had large hold- ngs near Dell. I now live on my farm East of Blythevllle on Highway 18 and also am engaged In the real estate and loan business. "I am Interested in seeing farms )pcraled by their owners and It has been my observation who own and farm 'Btrik«less settlement. PTM. Secretary Charles a taid "there still is a chance ""t the proposed strike mi«ht be set- lied."* ' ' ¥ Boss explained that luch hop* was not based on anything tariiible. but that "until the lut minute )». fore a strike there U always a chance of settlement." Rons said he had no Indication' that Mr. Truman would call any of the strike principals to the Whit* House. Nor did he look for any de^ vfclopmcnu on the strike at the White House today beyond the report to Steelman. ' Justice Department lawyer, believed the government could seia* the railroads, If necessary under an' old World War I law but sources* close to the White House said selzur* would be "only a lart r«^ , sort." .... . Separate Talk. Planned ' Steelman was' exited to mot* speedily to hold separate talk. witK high officials of the railroad, and the three unions Involved to find a basis for settling their dlsp'utsj over wages and working rule* . ? , Judgt, Frank P. Douglass, chairman of the National' Mediation Board, will report to fiteelman at 11 a.m. on the collapM of the'» nations, In Chicago yesterday. Mr. Truman personally ws. .said to have no ('present" plan to call either the unions or the railroads lo the White House for conferences. The president, sccordlng to informed quurteis, will rely "for at least- three or four days' 'on Bteelman'i mediation, .effort.. The Mediation Board's failure t« end the dbpuUi brought sugfittUona In Congress for'revision of the Hail, way Labor .^Disputes Art, under which the board Is set up, and for extension o( ths Tatt-Harley labor, control act to the railroads. • Sen. Joseph H. Ball, in. Minn- said Congress certainly should take a look at the Railway USor Act, But'he and other spokesmen oa labor leglilation .were hot>•--------any move to deal wlih' a next_»ee£. " ' .' ,,. %ek> hr Ctmt KatW. The three;unions involved ta to* railroad dispute are ths Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, UM Brotherhood of Firemen and Kn- glnemen, and the Switchmen's TTn; Ion ot North America. They ar« demanding a J 30 per cent general wage Increaw and » change* to working rulas for their iiOfloo members. A presidential fact-finding board which studied the dlspuU recommended in March that the unions take a u 1-3 cent hourly wag* boost. The rallroad»,""whieh bad previously offered IS 1-2 cent., okay, ed thi. settlement formula, but UM unions turned It down. J Douglaas said in Chicago yester- dny that neither the unions nor th*' railroad companies "have budged from their positions." Immediately after the breakup of negotiations, ths union, announced their member.. They aald they would continue to operate hospital. troop and- milk train* throughout any strike but they could make no promises on other train.. '••'•: Mobile Clinic Aids in War on Tuberculosis V i The number of persons to ha»« chest X-rays made by the Mobile Unit of the State Board of Health during the recent mass survey in was expected ti >n that people! aurln K the recent their land help -Mississippi County to make a prosperous community." pass lhe 5 ' 000 mark •* today', clinic Mr. Peery tins served several years I in the Oyess Theater, on the ndvlsory committee for the """"" "" " federal Land Bank nnd in this ca- >aclty had an opportunity to learn if some of the problems faced by arniers. He also has served as a member of the county Agricultural Adjustment mlttee. Administration Com- With the 314 perwna X-rayed ye«- terday the figure was within I» of the 5,000. In yesterday', clinics 124 persons In the Etowah community had X-rays made, and in the West Ridge community 190 persons wer» X-rayed, Mrs. C. Q. Redman, executive secretary for the Mississippi County Tuberculosi* Association, announced today. -. ThU week's schedule will be conv. pleted Friday, since no Saturday clinic has been planned. ' The unit will be at the Comi munity Center in Whitton tomorrow, and will move to Farmer^ Gin Lot in Joiner, Friday. Mrs. Bennte Jackson was chadiw man of the clinic workers in Etowah. and Mrs. A. c. Spelling, wai chairman of the West Ridge worki Blytheyilfc Voters To Pass on Issue Of School Bonds Voters in the Blytheville Special chool District will go to the polls Saturday In a special election to -.uthorlze, or reject, a six-mill an- mal tax levy to be used to pay mnctpal and Interest on a »317,000 xmd Issued for the district to re- und existing bonds and provide unds for proposed new construe- Arkansas forecast- Partly cloud* ton and improvements to existing today, tonight and Thursday Wari Sii" l..,. - _|mer_today. scattered ttundershowi Weather tore, for Ward 3; in Fire 6. J, for Wart 3; Kullins store In arbro, and at the white school at The bonds would be matved o»er period . of » years . and nine witn., but provision ha* been ade. for ncn 0 { mrpiua- fund, ta T ope yeur to call additional ond» and-thus shorten the life of * •?*• ««Mt »T» Inter*** lor the **•**• .Sunset today—«:4«. ainrlse tomorrow—j:08. M boun to T Ueaa tanpsratov tween Ugh and low Wormal mean for TkhaD XtntensBtMt 'ja«.i».

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