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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TOL. XLY—NO. 40 Blythevill* courier Blythevllle Dally Newi Mississippi Valley Leader Blytheville Herald THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, MAY 11,1948 FOURTEEN PAGES Soviet Proposal Cold-Shouldered By U.S. Officials P««co 'Overtures' From MODCOW Com* Ai Big Surprise By K. H. Stack for a / United frees SUff Correspondent WASMNGTON, May 11. (UP) ... Precidant Truman and the State DeparUnent today cold-shouldered Riueia'i claim that the United States hu made "peace' 'overtures to setll* the "cold war ; " Mr. Truman assured'Russia in a statement that this country has "no hostile or aggressive 'designs." But he made it equally plain thht the United States Is not backing •jjj'wn in Its determination to pro- WJe economic and military aid \o Western Europe. Mr. Truman's state, neiil was prompted by various interpretations given to a May 4 note delivered personally by U. S. Ambassador Walter Bedeli Smith to Soviet Ivjreigii Minister Y. M. Molotov in Moscow. Molotov interpreted the note as primarily a U. S. offer for "peace" negotiations. That idea was given world-wide circulation by Moscow radio. B»t Mr. Truman put the chill on that interpretation by saying that Smith's note represented "no new departure In American policy." The President said it was Intended to make certain that Russia does not misunderstand the lirm but peaceful Intentions ot this country. Tne President completely ignored Molotov's interpretation that it was a prelude to conferences with Russia. Other officials here saw little hope of fruitful meetings being held unless Russia shows will- ingneis to modify her stand on international matters. The State Department meantime made public a charge that Russia had violated every provision, except one of the Hoosevelt-Litvinov Agreement which rp-e.Hahlished dip- Dixie Democrats Set Date for Own Party Convention JACKSON, Miss., May 11. <UP>— Southern Democrats today were ready to hold their own Dixie convention In Birmingham, Ala. on July n if the national party convention adopts a civil rights platform plank. In a states' rights conference here yesterday, some 1,500 Southern aprty leaders resolved to urge every state below the Mason-Dlxon line to choose convention delegates and electors pledged to "publicly repudiate" President Truman's civil rights program. The resolution, passed with apparent unanimity amM shouting and stamping of feet, Included provision for the Birmingham convention in case the national party nominates Mr. Truman or any other caniate with similar civil rights views. The date for the provisional Dixie meeting was set for just one week aft"' the national convention begins v VhilalepViia July 12. Eleven' stains were represented at the one-day meeting here. But most delegations were unofficial and it was questionable exactly how mnny of the states would actually walk put on the party it It chooses a civil rights nominee. _ , .H...H buc presence o5 an American clergyman in Moscow. Molotov had seized upon one line in Smith's May 4 note to mean that it was a U. S. offer to start "peace" negotiations immediately, xiiat line said; / "As far as the United States, is concerned, the door is always witte open for full; discussion and tfi'fc 'composing of our differences." - •'••; Officials pointed out that this al-. ; «a.ys has Been U. S. .policy. The president said Smith was di- rectcd'tc'Xalli to liv'uiii.; Vir en 'effort to "avoid any unfortunate misunderstanding in view of the character of the current propaganda statements." Mr. Truman said nothing about the possibility of the exchange of view* leading to TJ.S.-Soviet confer^ ences. Rather, he emphasised the firmness of American policy. Molotov rejected the charges made against Soviet policy by the U.S. but he seized on a closing paragraph as .1 U.S. suggestion foi- starting immediate talks to settle See SOVIETS on. Page 14. Jaycees Plan Installation of ew Officers 4,000 Homes in Missco Sprayed Director of Malaria Control Work Seeks Full Co-operation More than 4.000 homes in Mississippi Comity have been sprayed with DDT in order that insect-borne diseases might be checked, W. O. Stinnett, malaria control director, said today. Mr. Stinnett pointed out that the land owners could.further the plan and make a marked decline In disease In the.county by urging their tenants to have their homes sprayed. A few fpil '; realize that diseases such as diarrhea and dysentery, both fly-borne diseases, cost the land owner in man hours and also in the type of work and amount his workers can produce, Mr. Stinnett said. Many of the land owners have been behind the program and have causes it to be successful, but 100 per cent control will be impossible unless others take the same attitude, he said. •;.. It is believed that the program In this county will close sometime in June.- bu_t^^vei'y Jinnie owner must be y/iitactoVL-zJiAi! the program is considered completed. Mr. Stinnett will report today on this county's progress at the district meeting in 'Jonesboro when the personnel froin eight counties meet to hear suggestions for improvement, reasons for refusals, and other projects that are related to control of communicable diseases. H. E. Patton, assistant supervisor in Blytheville, will also attend the Jonesboro meeting. Mr. Stinnett said that the- primary reason given in refusing the service was lack of funds, and in view of that fact lie will try to promote an idea whereby all landowners assume some responsibility for paying the $2 fee. Arab Military Leaders Suffer Double Setback Jews Reject Plea To Designate Big Port an Open City By Leo Turner United Pr«« SUff Correspondent JERUSALEM. May 11. (U.P.)— Arab military lenders in Palestine rocked by two major defeats within the past 24 hours, have sought to save the lilg port city ot Jatfn Irom Jewish capture .by declaring It an open city, It was reported today. A dispatch from Tel Aviv said the Arab Emergency Committee soughl British intervention with Jewish Hagannh commanders to declare Jaffa an open city. It was understood the jews refused. Under the Arab plan, Jaffa woul be removed us an objective fron any final struggle for Palestine aft- ter the ilritlsh lay down their mandate at midnight Friday. Jaffa, a city of 101,580 before the partition plnn was announced, hns been ringed by Jewish forces from neighboring Te] Aviv. H IMS been reported completely evacuated by 1 Arab civilians. Jaffa wns saved ! from Jewish capture by British' troops who halted a combined Hnganah-Irgun Zval Leuml offensive. 200 Arabs Reported Killed Within the past 24 hours the Arabs have lost the major northern road center of Safaci to Jewish attack. Jewish forces also routed the Arabs at Dab El Wad. 12 miles west of Jerusalem, after a three-day battle in which 200 Arabs were reported killed. Jewish traffic between Jerusalem >nd Tel Aviv was reopened for the r irst time in three weeks when en- Laws Giving U.S. More Power To Deal With Walkouts Sought SINGLE COPIES FIY1 CIMTft By B*jw*ad I-mhr * Drilled Fra* SUff Cormpondmt WASHINGTON, May 11. (U.P.)— The railway erUU touched off oVe- mands In Congress today for lawi to give the government more power to deal with national railroad »trik«. Houie and Senate members were tossing around an auortment of tentative and concrete anti-strike proposals. Sens. Robert A. Taft, R,, O., tndfr _ Joseph H. Ball, R. Minn., the chief Republican Senate fiiwkesmen on labor legislation, began draltliiij emergency legislation to make sure the railroads keep running at lenst until final settlement of the current dispute. Sen. William F. Knowland, R,, Cul., introduced a bill yesterday to make railway unions subject to the national emergency section of tho Taft-Harlley Law. That section permits the government to get 00- day Injunctions against strikes endangering tin national health and safety. Knowland told the Senate that Congress should remain In session day and night If necessary. He later told a reporter that ho thought hli plnn should be considered because it would permit use of Injunctions without government seii- urc nnd operation. * Taft and Ball also were consldef- ng a Dill providing specific authority for an anti-strike injunclon although the government obtaned i # e « •"tBeJectU Sejection of four honorary mem- *y p was discussed lost night by the Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce at a meeting in the organization's club rooms at Fifth and Main. The names of these men, who in the opinion of the club members have aided the Junior Chamber the most during the past year, will be revealed at the annual installation banquet later this month, when officers and directors elected two weeks ago will take office. Honorary members are chosen by the Jaycees each year from amon? Blytheville businessmen and civic leaders who have assisted the club In Its program of activities and projects. State Representative L. H. Autry' of Burdctte and Harry w Hnlnes, publisher of the Courier News, were named honorary members last year. Tiiis was the first year that four honorary members are to be selected. During the business meeting last night, the Jaycees heard reports of the Arkansas Junior Chamber of Commerce convention held last week In Hot Springs. Trophies and project awards won at the state meeting were turned over to the House Committee. The Blytheville Jaycees took, two major trophies to the convention and returned with them after winning the awards for second and third consecutive years. One was the H. Graciy Manning trophy, Avarded for the project bringing most attention to Arkansas. BlytheYille 'V Installs New Directors, and Plans For Summer Activities Three now members of the board for the Blytheville "Y" were installed, one was elected to be seated at the next meeting, and the Summer program committee named at the regular meeting of the board in the Blytheville "Y" office last night. Mrs. Glenn Ladd. the Rev. Allen D. Stewart representing the Ministerial Alliance, and Louis Applc- baum were installed, and James L. Verhocff wa s elected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of George Stilwctl. Jack Thro was appointed to head the Summer program committee. Other members of the committee, appointed by President J. w. Adams included Mrs. Ladd, J. L. Gunn Wilson Henry, Herinon Cnrlton, and C. p. Rambo. Motorist is Fined $125; Given 30-Day Jail Term Janws R. perry of Blytheville was fined S125 and costs anrt sentenced to 30 days in Jail in Municipal court this morning on a charge of driving a motor vehicle while under the In- lineers removed n massive road block at Bab Bl Wad after the battle. The first supply convoy in three the weeks formed in Tel Aviv" last niiht and started at dawn to make ' hazardous run to Jerusalem. At the same time n huge convoy of empty trucks together with dozens of buses which had been stranded in Jerusalem, left, the Holy City for Tel Aviv with many prominent Je%vs aboard. Jewish fighters occupied the Inst ridges along the Bab El Wad ravine at 7 p. m. last .night, driving off a Arab army estimated at up to 7,00 men. Reports from Beirut said the Arab Liberation Army a'dmitted.tliat' Jewish forces had captured'Safad, key road center in northern Palestine after a bloody 10-day battle. temporary restraining order last night without action by Congress. The two Senators begun working on a bill last night. They conferred with Donald R. Rlchberg, attorney who helped draft the Railway Labor Act. ' They told reporters the blj problem is to provide machinery for set- Illng the dispute once a strike la enjoined. Tail said the choice apparently lies between continued mediation and compulsory arbitration. He prefers mediation, he said, but wonders whether it would work now. They also were undecided whether to draft a tenvporiiry or a permanent law. Taft snld he lias consistently favored letting Congress deal -vitli labor crisis separately, with no ban on a union's ultimate light to strike. Talt Is chairman of the Senate Labor Committee and Ball Is chairman of the House-Senate committee created to review tho operation of labor laws. Railroads Maintain Schedules With Government at Throttle CHICAGO, May 11. (UP)—The railroads can on schedule today wltl the government at Hie throttle. The scheduled rail strike 1ms been called off In time to avoid any major confusion, congestion or delay. Almost all railroads reiwrted they were operating normally, , As the 6 a.m. strike deadline passed In each time zone, the 150,000 engineers, flreriien and switchmen who had threatened to tie up the nation were bn the Job. Railroad, officials said it would be several -days before they could catch up oti the backlog of perishables and goods piled up wliile the freight embargoes were In force. pny Executives Commissioned WASHINGTON, May 11. (UP)— Army Secretary Kenneth c. Hoy- all today organized «n "authority'.' to run the U. S. railroads for the period of .federal control. He divided the railroads Into sev- rallroad executives. They will be under direction o MR). Gen. Edmond H. Leaver, chle of the Army's Transportalloi Corps, noyal! designated Leave. yesterday to command "operation railroad." Each of these new clvlllan-offl cers will command a regional dlvl it T, corresponding to the norma regions of the railroads. Royall said, railroad profits v.'i! be handled exactly Rs they under normal conditions. He said he hopes the railroads will opernt with their usual efficiency. Royall arranged a meeting late with leaders o( the three en traffic regions nnd ga've' com- ttriklng railroad unions to discus, missions as army colonels to seven . operating problems. Mobile Clinic Nears End of Long Schedule i Mechanical difficulties forced th* mobile x-ray unit to close for repairs yesterday after 351 persons had cnest pictures made at the clinic m Wilson. Clinic officials reported that mechanics andelectric- :cia:is repaired the equipment so clinics could be resumed at Marie today. Mrs. J. H. Whitaker, chairman and Mrs. Rnym-.nd Cotncr assisted the regular clinic officials. Today's clinic was conducted in Marie's store at Marie. Mrs. Whit- nkcr was named as chairman for both clinics. It is believed that those who could not be x-rayed yesterday after the mechanical trouble could bo given x-rays at the clinic today. . The 19-day clinic schedule will oe completed tomorrow at Speck's store In Frenchman's Bayou. flue nee of lio.uor. He was found not guilty on a charge of resisting an officer. Perry was arrested early Thursday morning by State Policemen Clarence Montgomery and George Irwin. Tn other action E. Dcwcy Berry was fined S100 and costs on a charge of driving while under the influence .. ... n ,,,.o,,o. ° r lf( l" or ' nnd hearing (OT J. C. This was won for s|ionsoring the Conll c!I on a similar charge was National Cotton Picking contest continued until Saturday. Cotton Picking contest and was awarded the club for the third straight year. The other was the Henry Gels- sembler trophy, awarded the club for the second consecutive year for achievement In finances, membership and projects. Project awards won by the Jay- cces this year included first place hi agriculture, for sponsoring the first annual soybean'YIeld Contest; second place in Christmas activities, for the annual Christmas party for underprivileged children; and second place in Americanism, for conducting a week-long obscr- w" 0 ^ pr ° Brain dllrfn K Americanism Wade Lee and MItehellJohns were nigh? ** " ew membcrs last New Manager Named For Jewelry Store Harold Thompson, the Blyt.hevllle High graduate Scliool former manager of Fitzpatrlck Jewelers in sikeston, Mo., has been appointed manager of the Blytheville store, 122 West Main, succeeding Frank Caurllc, who has been transferred to the company's store In Memphis as general innnagcr. it was announced today bv J. R. Fitzpatrick, owner of the "chain of jewelry stores. Mrs. Thompson and their son, Michael, have Joined Mr. Thompson here and are making their home on the Barfield Road Mr. Thompson Is a veteran of World War II. Blytheville Man Injured In Mississippi Accident W. J. Wiinclcrllcii, 820 West Hcnrn, was injured In an automobile nccidsnl yesterday near Canton, Miss., In which one person was killed and three others injured, according lo information received here today. Mrs. Wimdcrlich left immediately for Canton when she learned of the accident. Reports from Canton indicated that Mr. Wunderlich, former representative In the state legislature, suffered a head injury and possible internal injuries. Mr. Wunderlich was traveling alone. Henry Patterson, ot Canton, .... —,„., .„,„ „ driver of the other car was killed local labor, hut provides nnd J. w. Shade, Jackson, Miss., -- . . his wife and daughter, were injured. Planting of,Cotton Completed At County Fapm, Judge Reports More than 250.acres at the Mississippi County penal farm have been planted In cotton this year and cutting of the first crop of alfalfa i scheduled la get under way today or tomorrow, 'County Judge Roland Green said after a tour of the farm yesterday. The farm is located nea: juxora. . _ + . Some of the prisoners are to be used this week to cho'p cotton on nearby .farms, judge Green said after conferring with E. C. Lucas, superintendent of the 655-acre farm which is owned by the county and operated with prison labor. When prisoners arc used to work i privately owned farms, the county receives compensation at the prevailing wage scale for cotton choppers thns augmenting the revenue from the farm which serves as a prison for persons convicted of misdemeanors and given sentences, or who receive fines and would otherwise be forced to serve out the fines In jail. Gross receipts from the farm Inst year, including wages paid to the county In instances where the prisoners were worked off the coun- pald. The profits from the count farm are paid''Into the county general revenue fund for financln other activities of the county gov ernment. Tlie county operates Its home to the aged and Indigent In connectlo with the farm and five perso now are being cared for as pauper Mrs. J. M. Barron Is matron »l th home. Mr. Lucas reported that the farn now has about 45 prisoners to cai ry on the farming operations. T addition about 120 acres have bee planted to soybeans ami the res except for the alfalfa and pastn land, will be planted to corn ar beans. The farm has a dairy herd of milk cows and a registered Durhai ty farm, were approximately $90,000! bull; 14 brood Duroc Jersey broo with net profits of about $60,000 sows, two boars, and about 70 shoaU after operating expenses had bcenl and 20 head of mules. Blytheville Cabinet-Maker Finds Profit in Manufacturing Beehives till for 70-Group Air Force Gets louse Approval Senate Scheduled To Okay $3 Billion Defense Step Today (By United frri») WASHINGTON, May 11.—The 0-groiip Air Force took it long hop award reality today. The House put its final approval n x bill to pour $3,108.000.000 Inlo plane buying program dcslpiert build up the country's military ir power. Final Senate upprpvnl was sched-i led for later today. Then all thai •111 be needed to nmko the bill a aw Is President Truman's slgna- urc. Orders for new planes nro nil cndy for placing as soon as Ihe resident acl.i. Meanwhile, Ihu Semite Armc'd Services Committee wns touching p Its combination military traln- ng and drnft bill. It had a lust- nliuile conference with Defense Secretary James Forrralal before winding up the Job. Overwhelming ommlttee approval of .the bill eemed certain. With both Houses In session, congressional developments Included: CommunlRl.-i—Congress got two appeals to do something about the Communists before It Is too laic. The House UiiAmcrlean Activities Oommlttee urged Coinmimlst-cov rol legislation. Movla Producer Cecil I). DcMllle asked for a bill giving everybody tho "right lo work." DcMllle once lost a rndlo jtih because ho refused to inlon assessment. No—The House Appropriations j'ommlltce turned down a proposal o give each House member up to 1450 of the taxpayers' money to pay 'or his long distance telephone calls. A subcommittee recommended, the allowance, which already enjoyed by senators, Mure Aid ti> Klirape Next—After It gets through with ;he $5,300,000,000 European Recovery bill, the House Appropriations Committee probably will tako up President Truman's request for $818,000,000 with which to help China, Greece, Turkey, Trieste, and the war orphans of Europe. As In the case of ERP, expenditure of these funds lias been nut horl'/.ert hut the actual money has not yet been appropriated. Oleo—Sen. George A. Wilson, R. r la., protested thc two-day limit placed byi the Senoje Finiurce Committee on hearings,611 "(,ha. bill to repeal federal taxes/on oleomargarine. Wilson, representing R butter state, said the subject could not bo covered In that time. But Committee Chairman Eugene D. Minikin, R., Colo., said the Issues nlrca'dj have been "thoroughly hashed out" Thc House has passed the repealer nnd a sizeable majority of senators favor It. Death—Alaskan Health Commissioner O. E. Albreclit salt! thc territory's tuberculosis death" rale !s nine times normal and "we might as well admit It's out of control." Albrccht urged a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee to approve a $1,115,000 emergency health program for Alaska. Preference—The American Legion snld Congress should put veterans first In tackling thc housing problem. Otherwise, u Legion spokesman-told thc House Hanking Committee, the veteran will be "lost In the shuffle of rising prices." TV A—Rep. Albert Gore, D., Tcnn,, was working on an amendment to restore $4,000,000 lo TVA's budget so It can expand Its operations. Thc funds were knocked out by the House Appropriations Committee. Gore said that If his amendment Is beaten down, he will move to send the bill back lo commltlev. So drastic a cut in appropriations, he said, would "hamstring" public power development hi thc Tennessee Valley.' It may be Just another beehive to the casual visitor at one of Blytheville's newer Industries, but to the mnn who constructed it, it involves a lot of skill nnd machinery. Many of the hives ucins distrib- ited ii-. Northeast Arkansas are the result of the craftsmanship of Leo Bombolaski, who operates a cabinet shop at 604 South Franklin Street. Thib new fast-growing Hem to Blytheville's list of manufactured New York Stocks (2 p.m. quotations) A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper B:th steel Chrysler •Coca Cola Gen Elccti ic Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Hit Harvester North Am Aviation Republic Steel Radio Socony vacuum Stiidebakcr Standard of N J Texas Corp Packard U S Steel 76 3.4 products has been found to have a ready sale for beekeepers have found Tipiary equipment hard to get in leccnt years. Tne new industry not only uses new use for Mississippi County grown cypress. Mr. Bomuolaskrs cabinet shop has turned out as many as 40 hives In a single day, he reveal- id yesterday. The lumber used in the construction probably came Irom the Big Lake bottoms and the Joe Trains Operate Under Direction Of Armed Forces WASHINGTON, May 11. (U.P.)-Bnil union leaders said finnl soUlemeiit of their qimrrel with the railroads can be brought nbout only by higher wages and better working con. dttions. ' Tlioy said at a press conference that government seizure of the roads did not settle the fundamental issues involved cvun if it did keep the nation's rail traffic moving. ~~~ * The railroads were running nor/»• | p. .. '"ally under supervision ot the Ar- Chrysler Strike Talks Continue Walkout Is Scheduled To Start Tomorrow; Other Disputes Settled lly United I'rcta The big strike crisis had ended lo. clay, but ft new labor thrcut neural a showdown In the automobile Industry. Tne railroads were running on schedule. A threatened walkout by CJhlcago livestock handlers was averted, and New Jersey telethons operator! were on the Job. But ut Detroit, the CIO United Automobile Workers cot 10 n.iu. tomorrow as the deadline for a strlkn liy 73,000 Chrysler workers ut plants Fluttered across the country. President Advisor John Slcehnan .(till shouldered the task of meeting the clenmiHh of the thrco bro- tliorlionds fnr » Biibstnntinl wnso and changes in working rules. In the Chrysler dispute, Federal Conciliator Leo Kotin said Hut two sides would "gel down to brass tacks" today on discussion of the UAW'S demands for a 30-cent hourly wage increasa. Settlement deadline Is 1:30 p.m. : Meanwhile, John L. Lewis notified anthracite coal producers Unit he wants a now contract for lib United Mine Workers within 50 [lays. HG already has arranged to open negotiations next Tuesday with soft coal inlno operators. The soft coal contract, covering. 400,000 miners, expires June 30 snrt Hie UMW traditionally refuses to | be Improved work without a contract. Tlie hard " ' my. And the Army was prepared to slay in charge as long as necessary for the unions and the private operators to make a settlement. Army Secretary Kenneth Roy. 'I set up a small organization to direct operations. Army control is largely a "token" with actual operations loft to tho private-manaiie- incnls of thc carriers. Leaders of three unions called off a schcdviled dawn walkout.last night after the government obtained a federal court no-strike order. At first It was feared the strllcc- ciinccliallon unme too lute to keep nil of the country's 160,000 engineers, firemen, and swjtchmen on the Job. But report.! from over the country showed the trams were manned and rolling. T. S. Judge T. Alan Ooldsbo- lough's order against the three railroad unions will remain in forc» until Mny IB, at which tune a hearing will be held on the government 1 * petition tor a. preliminary antl- stilko Injunction. In seizing the .ronds and placing them under Army control yesterday, President Truman asked the unions lo keep their members on duty. But they did not call off th« strike until the court order was Issued. Alvanley Johnston, head of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engl T neers, stated the case today for hl« union and for the Switchmen'* Union (AFL> and the Brotherhood, of Firemen and Enginemen. Maintain llrmands "We have complied with the re- strnlnliiK order of the court and we have been compelled to work," Johns I on said. "But we have not retreated from our previous position that our wages must'be hv' creased and our working conditions requwted." c-oal contract can be reopened »ny time »nrt Lowls' action Urnojmlcd'to setting a termination 1 tt«t«'of July 10.' ;: ..••••••• Cinly 400 • workers were involved In tho slocklinndlfrs dispute but they coi'lci have prevented any movement of .livestock hi and out o/ the big' Chicago yards II they hail struck. They settled Inst nlgJit, only ft lew hours before the denil- linn, by nccciHIng a six-cent hourly wage boost. Stockhandlcrs nt South St. Paul, Port Worth, Milwaukee, St. Joseph, Mo., niul Fargo, N. D., are poised to strike on Friday. Larger Water Lines in Use In Park Area s rmiwe.^ , ^ Johnston dlsclosed'-trmf'trie' im-'- foha bad offered at 'emergency probably the first to be made on commercial basis in Northeast Arkansas. Tlie fact that farmers have come to realize the Importance of noney bees as pollnatlng agents for their crops to the extent that beekeepers are called upon to expand their apiaries caused Mr. Bombolaski to expand his cabinet-making trade into the construction of the hives. Local beekeepers are now providing bees for the pollinlzallcn of a number of vetch crops for seed harvest as well as orchards. Or- chardlsts pay as high as $4 a colony for bees to set In their orchard during a season, and the bees re- portcd:y have Increased fruit yields by as much as 10 to one In at least one orchard. Thc manufacture of hives and parts here has proved a convenience to the Northeast Arkansas beekeeper, one beekeeper FBld. Mr. Bombolaski Is more or leis playing Good Samaritan in building the hives .since his Interest arose Flowers sawmill, and after some | Irom beekeepers' need and the few work with a Joiner, a drill press, a , hives of b«es his father has. His 154 66 1-4 36 7-8 34 1-4 58 1-4 167 36 3-1 57 1-3 61 1-8 I into every hive and after the lum- 16 1-4 I bcr Is cut it's air dryed for a per- 97 I-8|ioct o.' from 30 to 60 days. Mr. sander, and maybe a rip saw, band i trade has been cabinet-making for saw, cut off and lots of little hand I vears, having been In the conslru-- tools Mr. Bombolnskl has a. hive j (ton work In Blytheville for about rody, supers, tops and bottom 1 22 years. boards, all rep.dy for the removable- 1 m January he added new equlp- foundation and the frames. | ment and has plans for construction Some 20 board feet of lumber ,'O of a 20 by 50-Ioot stockroom for his 30 by 60- foot shop. 13 1-2 27 3-1 F-ombolaski can construct about 100 hives a day. That is he could, if Hint to Motorists When auto hose connections are renewed, a tight-fitting Job can he i 1-3 , he '* he didn't n»ake cabinets, sell lum- i had by getting hose a bit loo small and do construction estimating to be forced over the nipples of thc Un)t Rn<1 Wock ' Tlie ends of days he has t the hose should then be soaked tn 9 J During thc pasi 12 3-8 iiised se\eral thousand feet ot tho gasoline for an" hour, causing them 4 S-8 ! lumber in the mamifp.cturlni; api.V-' to swell enough to be slipped into rics, and the apiary equipment 13 place. UN Official LauBs Possibilities of U. S.-Soviet Talks LAKE SUCCESS. N. Y.. May 11. (UP) — Secretary-General Trygvc Lie of thc United Nations today welcomed what he called the "in- i dlcatlon" that the United States' and Russia may try to settle the j differences. Thc UN chief said In n statement Lhat "all peoples everywhere must hope that such discussions will be conducted in the spirit of principles of the United Nations charier and in thc earnest desire to reach agreement." Lie issued the brief statement in face of doubts raised here by thc the exchange of notes between American Ambassador Walter Bcd- cll Smith and Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Mololov. Leading Soviet bloc spokesmen Joined Lie In praising the announcement by Radio Moscow that Russia has accepted an invitation from the United States to sit down and talk about the Issues now splitting the world. One Chief Soviet block spokesman said the United Stales "should be applauded" if ft Is seeking an Improvement of relations. •While House conferences, before the seizure .order'to call off the "strike for certain work rule changes plus a general wage increase of is 112 cents an hour. ''"*" ' ' ' The rule changes sought by themselves would have meant more money In pay envelopes of many of the 150.600 engineers, firemen, »nd Switchmen Involved In the dispute;The railroads had agreed to tha IB l[2-cent Increase and some bth- • cr rule changes recommended by » presidential hoard which' tried un- siicccsifully to mcdlnte the dispute. But they resisted and further rule changes and the .White. House conferences fnllcd. -". ' ..'"' Johnston sivtrf the strike • would have gone on as planned if the government had not obtained 4 a •ourt restraining order.. He said he eltcvcd government seizure- of- the :>af!s was unnecessary but that the nlons did not object to it. . ,' Secretary Charles G. Ross said that John R. Steelmnn, assistant f.o the president/has scheduled no additional meetings with the contending groups, but would be glnrt to help if necessary to bring about an eariy settlement. Confusion Short-Lived "There Is bound to be'n lot of con-' lusion this morning," one union official said, "but it will nst last more than a fc\v hours. Then things should straighten themselves out." But practically everywhere the trains were manned and rolling. They were hauling their cargoes Nearly 2,000 feet of six-Inch water mnlns and three larger fire liy- drnnts have been Instnllcxl by the Dlythevlllc Water Company to pro- vlrte tictlcr fire protection tor the fairgrounds buildings In Walker Park, It was disclosed today by Bernard Allen, manager for the wntnr company. The work was started in March and hns been completed after several delays due to Spring rains and difficulties In obtaining pipe, h< Some"four-Inch pipe was replaced! 0 ' f 'f«>*hl, mall, and people uncie.r and n dead-end In the park line 3 OV ""™'' 1 supervision In normal New York Cotton NEW YORK, May 11. (UP)—close barely steady. Open High Low Close Mar 3288 3209 3270 3281 May 3193 3S05 3165 3183 July 3720 3132 3689 3707 Got 3386 3398 33K). 3316 Dec 3310 3325 3290 3308 Spots Close 38.58, down 19. was eliminated by extension of the mains. One of the new six-Inch hydrants Is located about midway between thc park entrance at the main exhibit building, nnd the other is on Missouri Avenue just outside the park. One four-Inch hy- drnnl was replaced with a six-Inch hydrant. The water company also is extending a six-Inch line to serve about Ifi residences on. or near, North Franklin In nn area which hcre-to-forc ha s not had service from tho utility. About 1,200 feet of pipe has been delivered for use on this phase of the water works expansion program. Mr. Allen sairi that property owners assisted In financing the extension of service In the area where several now homes recently have been constructed. or ncar-noimal fashion. One hanpover of the stril^ threat rcmnincd. Railroad olficlals said it would be several days before they could reduce mountains of fresh foods which piled up at freight, loadings while freight embargoes were In force. The embargoes, ordered as th-3 strike deadline approached with -10 settlement in sight, .were promptly lifted when President Truman seized the railroads at 1 p.m. EOT yesterday. Judge Goldsborough—the Judge v>ho twice slapped big contempt of court fines on John L. Lewis—issued the nine day no-strike order shortly before g o'clock last night. It came less than sever; hours after President Truman seized th« railroads and turned the Job of running, I htm over to the Army. Builders Supply Concern Opens On S. Highway 61 The Builders Supply Company, Inc., new equipment supply firm for Blytheville, was moving Into Its new homo in South Highway 61 today and plans a formal opening of thc business within a short time. j Wilson Henry Is president of 1 the linn, and Wlltard H. Pease Is secretary and both will be actively awwclnted with the biiflncss. Tlie company recently Tiled 'articles 01 incorporation with the secretary of state's office In ii-ttle Rock and has nn authorised capital ot 450,- | 000. Some materials were delivered today to the firm. Weathei Arkansas forecast: Cloudy, scattered thundershowers and copier in East portion today. Scattered thim- I dershowers and cooler extrem« Southeast portion tonight. Wednesday, partly cloudy", wanner In afternoon. Minimum this morning—65. Maximum yesterday—87. Sunset today—6:52. Sunrise tomorrow—5:00. Precipitation, 24 hours to 7 *Jn. today—.25. Total since Jan.. 1--M.72. Mean temperature <mldw»y between high and low—76. Normal mean for May—70 3. ' This Date LMt faa Minimum this momlng-r^SO. Maximum yesterday—10. v • Precipitation, Jan. 1 to UU» date 7.75. ^ ....'. ,. . '; ' \

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