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BLYIHEVTLLE COURIER NEWS - * KEWPAm. or KOEt^T ^ V- " f " VOL. XLV—NO. 42 «CIO Telephone Workers Poised For Big Strike Negotiations Between Company and Union Fail to Get Results WASHINGTON, May. 13. (UP)— Company - union negotiations to head off a long distance telephone strike collapsed today. John Mornn president of the CIO Telephone Workers Union, said there "dcfin- itly will be a strike" unless the government Intervenes. Moran told newsmen the American Telephone & Telegraph Co. lias refused to bargain witli t'he union for new contract terms for Its 25,000 long lines members. "The eom- ,^aany has rejected ull the efforts of /•e Federal Mediation Service to 'Bring about real collective bargaining," Moran said. The contract for the long lines expired Saturday. The union was willing to continue it on a day-today basis until a new one was signed, but the company refused. About 5 issues ,ire In dispute, including demands for a wage crease of 30 cents an hour. Moran said "the company has effectively told the (Federal) Mediation service to go to hell." Moran said he will go to Boston this aleinoon to talk over strike plans with CIO President Philip Murray, who is attending the annual convention of the Steelworkers Moran said no strike date has been set and none will nounced in advance. be in- Godless Fanatics Endanger World Authority on Bridge Voice* Fear of & Soviet Enslavement . WASHINGTON, May 13. IUP) — Ely Culbertson said today the worid is faced with the question of how to stop "14 Godless fanatics in control of an enslaved Russian giant from building atomic bombs." .-.CulbcrUon, bridge expert who has devoted himself to foreign affairs in recent years, .gave the House Foreign Affairs .Committee this prescription' for 1 peace: W : imi;v> 'Vi' of liy f,i r-»iIT:'> n d armament race, .establishment of a '•tyranny-proof but powerful international police force" and elimination of the veto in the United Nation.? in matters of aggression. He thought that Russia probably will have some atomic bombs this y.ear or next. American leaders, he charged are "not only permitting the Moscow dictators to build their atomic bombs with Impunity, but are also defending an impotent United Nations so that these men in the Kremlin may attack a divided world." "It stands to reason that Russia • will produce enough atomic bombs by 1950.to threaten destruction of scores of American cities," he said. CIO Union to Test Anti-Communist ^Affidavit Ruling BOSTON May 13. (UP) — Tho United Steelworkers Union voted today to allow its Executive Conimii- tee to decide whether the union will comply with the non-Communist affidavit requirement of the Taft-Hartley Law. Philip Murray, president of both the CIO and the Steelworkers Union, said that thc Executive Committee is in favor of resisting the requirement and fighting it in court The issue was decided on voice vote after a furious three-hour debate. Just prior to the vote, Murray ad- "The only wise course to pursue is to refer to the national executive board for perusal and study the course they should be followed," lie said. "I said yesterday that I wanted to test the constitutionality of "the Tart-Hartley act," he sai'd, "We want, further, to test this Communist affidavit section." BlythevlU* Blythevllle Daily New* Oiceo/o Navy Aviator'* Widow Gets Citation for Hit Service in Pacific Mrs. William T. Jacks, Jr., of Osceola, has been presented the permanent citation for a gold star In lieu of second Distinguished Ply- Ing Cross, as a posthumous award to her husband, the late Lt. William T. Jacks, Jr., United States Naval Reserve. Eighth Naval District headquarters in New Orleans announced today. The citation commending I.t. Jacks for "heroism and extraordinary achievement" as a dive bomber during air contests over Iwo Jima, Okinawa and the Japanese homeland from February to April, Mississippi Valley Blytheville Herald 1945, was Navy, John I,. Sullivan. , by Secretary of the Sir ike War-Chest Sought by UAW Workers at Chrysler Plants Plan Fund Totaling $7 Million DETROIT, May 13. —(UP)- The CIO United Auto Workers began building a $7,000,000 strike fund today to strengthen the fight of 73,000 striking Chrysler workers hi their struggle for a third roimij of postwar wage Increases. ' The Chrysler strike became complete today as the UAW ordered the workers at the Newcastle, Ind., plant to quit their jobs at 6:30 a.m. The Newcastle plant remained open yesterday because of a mixup In strike signals while 15 of the company's other plants In Michigan, Indiana and CalifornV; down. The strike cut off ond-eighth of the nation's production of new automobiles. The company puts out 20.000 cars and 3,500 trucks a week Henry A Wallace, third party presidential candidate, made a barnstorming tour of Chrysler picket lines yesterday telling the strikers: "I'm glad you are doing something- to get the profits of the automobile industry which rightfully belong to you." He has scheduled a major address for tonight. In addition to the 63,000 Chrysler workers in Michigan and 10,000 in Indiana and California, some 11,000 employes of the Brtggs manufacturing- Company which makes bodies for Chrysler were idled yesterday. Another 2,000 B r i g g s workers wilbc laid off Monday. Workers to Contribute The UAW's 22-man executive board met in emergency session last night Av.perfect plans for raising the $'(,000,000 war chest by Aug. 1, The board authorized a voluntary assessment-contribution plan by which each of the 900,000 members of the union would chip In toward the fund. Labor observers predicted that the strike may equal or surpass in length the 113-day General Motos strike which began in the fall of 1945. The union -has demanded n 30- cent hourly pay raise and fringe benefits that would bring the increase to 35 cents an hour. The company has refused to offer more than six cents an hour, which it estimates woutd cost $10,000,000 a year. The company said the union demands would cost 528,000000 annually. Chrysler, the smallest of the Big Three auto makers was the first target in the industry for the third round of wage increases. The UAW seeks 15 cents an hour and other benefits from General Motors where talks reach a deadline In a %veek. A flat 30 cents an hour is sought from the Ford Motor Company where negotiations will be underway in two months. Naming of High Commissioner in Palestine Asked United States S««ks UN Okay on Plan to Block Jewish State B}' Robert Mannlnj- v (Unllfd Press Staff Correspondent) LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y., May 13 (UP)—The United Stales pressed' the United Nations today to appoint a high commissioner for Palestine before Great Britain ends her mandate and the Jews formally proclaim their Hebrew state. American officials said they would formally nominate "ira outstanding personality" for high commissioner if the UN General Assembly approves the idea. The plan appeared to have two objectives—to Invalidate thc BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY. MAT 11, - troversial Palestine partition plan which has stirred "l> the Arab- Jewish warfare in Palestine, and to throw a legal roadblock tn the way of the Jews' plans to declare themselves a sovereign nation at 4:01 p.m. CST tomorrow, UN diplomats generally agreed that the plan would leave Palestine's Jews and the Arabs of the Middle East free to fight to a finish their long battle over the Holy Land. But It did not preclude action by the UN Security.Council If the Arab states carried out their threat to Invade Palestine the minute Britain's mandate ends The United States delegation would not say immediately what were shut mnn lt was considering for the emergency assignment. It was established definitely, however, thut he Is not an American. UN Cannot Halt War The new American proposal, the sixth U. S. plan laid before this emergency meeting of the General Assembly, represented a confession that the UN can do nothing tangible at this late stage to avert the threatened full-scale war promised by Arabs and Jews for the Holy Land. The proposal was certain to draw fire from the Jewish agency and from Russia, and the other Slav states, all of which Insist that Palestine partition Is a reality aiY not be tampered with or millif The high commissioner woulc have'no actual governmental powers under the American plan. He-would have to be nominated by a committee consisting of Rus- sli, Britain, Prance, China and the Wilted States,-• but that w.ouW be no veto and a majority of three states would be enough to approve a nominee. Then the'General As- semly would have to approve the nomination with a two-thirds majority vote. The commissioner's -task would be to sit In Palestine, presumably in Jerusalem, and perform two functions: 1. Try to keep municipal and'ad- ministrative services functioning. 2: Attempt to mediate the Arab- Jewish warfare and the bloody political battle over whether there shall or shall not be a Zionist state in the heart, of the Arab world. CCA Influences Cotton Futures Price Trends NEW YORK, May 13. (UP)— Reports that iirst allocation of funds for raw cotton purchases under ECA, possibly covering 170,000 tales for shipments of olrt crop cotton to several European nations, start» cd a orish rally late today in futures. Trade covering against previous export sales to Britain, particularly in the December delivery, and renewed reports that the lonj- pendin< Japanese $60,000,000 cotton credit may be announced shortly, gave impetus to the late demand. Grand Jury Investigates Two-Year Old Mystery FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., May !3 —(UP)— The Washington County grand jury today continued its Probe into the two-year-old mystery suroundlng the death of a relative of the chief of state of tho u - S. Army. Itv wlf'h °* k Comrmm- ». , 1 «° Und de » d * 4 hls v- 3 * "'• hullet 1n 'h is head, Sept. 28, IN6 back Osceola Kiwanis Members Attend Luncheon Here Lloyd Godlcy, manager of thc Productive Credit Association of Osceola, s-as guest speaker for the Kiwanis Club at their luncheon Twe.Hy-eight members of ihe Osceola Kiwanis Club were guests of the local group. The Blytheville club was presented the "Travelling Gavel" by President Arthur Bo,vaii on behalf of thc Osceola club. Thc gavel started at Joncsb-KO, where members of that club travel- led with it to Parasould. The Pira- uould Kiwanis Club then took Uie gavel to Oaccola. The club In D vision XVI ol Mo-Kan-Ark who .-an account for the most man miles after the travelling gavel has co-n- pleted the cycle of clubs, will re- lain the gavel, which will be engraved at (hat time. The gavel will be taken to another club by thc Blytheville Ki- wanians in the near future. Hermon Carlton, president, said today. It is believed .that the local ,f;lub will travel to Rector or MamiaJuko to preaent the gavel. Visitors other than the 28 rti- wanians from Osceola and Mr. Godley, included Neely Young of Danville, Va.. who was the guest of his father-in-law, c. M. Buck. Royal! Appoints Three Advisors for Railroads WASHINGTON, May 13, (UP) — Secretary of Army Kenneth C. Roy- «ll yesterday appointed three men to advise him on operations of the railroads. They were Edward p. McGrady, former assistant secretary of labor; Harold C. Helss, a railroad labor union attorney; and William T. Joiner, Goldsboro. N. C, railroad corporation attorney. Long and Hotly Contested O/eo Tax Fight Seen WASHINGTON, May 13. (UP) — Sen. Alexander Wiley. R., Wis., today promised a "long and hotly contested" senate fight against legislation repealing federal taxes on oleomargarine. Wiley said "the outcome Is still very much in doub't" despite "phony claims" advanced by the "Olco lobby." Wiley said "powerful new facts" will be presented to the Senate Pi- nance Committee to show that a "ruthless campaign to repeal the oleo taxes is a tempest stirred up principally by advertising interests, ofco manufacturers and million- dollar publicity firms." Wiley said the American housewife is not concerned with the issue because "repeal - of olco taxes definitely would not result in thc lowering of the high cost of living." McMath Takes to Air In His Bid for Votes In Gubernatorial Race HOT SPRINGS, Ark., May-13 — (UP)—Gubernatorial candidate Sid McMath will open a two-week flying tour of the state this weekend at Port Smith. He will be ferried around the state by Hot Springs Mayor Earl Ricks, a former A T C pilot. After the Port Smith slay, Saturday and Sunday, McMath and Ricks will set up county organizations at Wynne. Monday; West Memphis Tuesday; Helena, Wednesday; Magnolia, Thursday; El Dorado nnd Louann, Friday, and Camden, Saturday. Hoffman Requests 'Financial Sinews' Behind European Aid a? JUBM e. Pt«. Maft WASHINGTON, May II. (U.P.)-BOA AdnunUtr.ior Paul O »b« :an today ukcd congreu to put "financial Hn«wf behind U» ' ' 000,000 European Recovery Program. He went before the Senate Ap-# - propilatlons Committee to request M.245,000,000 in cash to finance aid for the 1« European nations slated to recslvs help j.-oin his Ecomonlo Cooperation Administration. So far Congress has actually made available only »1,000,000.000 of the total authorized for the first year of the recovery program. "We feel a great sense of urgency m getting on with our work," Hoffman told the committee in discussing plans to help not only the 16 European nations but also Western Germany and China. He gave the Senators a country- by-country breakdown of proposed American aid. The United Kingdom and dependencies were down for the biggest slice, »1,324,300,000, with Prance second with $1,130,800,- Hn also disclosed a breakdown of a tentative $5,222,000,000 commodity and shipping program for the first year of operations. Some of the big items include: Foodstuffs, 12,213.900,000; Industrial raw materials, $810,000,000; machinery and equipment, $176,600,000; fuel, *S2S.OOO,000; miscellaneous commodities, $264,600,000' and ocean shipping, $22,000,000. Breakdown! Tentative Hoffman emphasized that all "we can see only a little way ahead/' 11 vf iV,"* 1 h * v * the ««IWMy which will permit us to terminate projects »nd programs that turn out to be less th.n desired from the point of view of promoting ?*,' d "" le ecol - oml « recovery," he He also told the committee that: 1. Requests for several hundred million dollars worth of assUtanee already have been received and are being carefully screened. As of yesterday, BOA had authorised ship, ruents worth about $160.000,000, mostly foodstuff.. 2. During the first quarter of «p- erattons-April to July 1_ the bulk of shipments will be food. The second quarter will see a shift toward recovery Roods, while In the third quarter the emphasis should be on recovery gcoiLs alone. 3. Lexers of Intent signifying t)is desire of countries to participate in ERP have been received from 13 nations. 4. All recovery programs will be subjected to a series of exhaustive checks-first •by the special missions to each country, next by the European Recovery Orgaiiliatlon, then by roving Ambassador W Averell Harrlman ..„..,.,„.. ci.i l jii n .ti«;u mm an Avereii Harrlman and flnallv bv Breakdowns were tentative because the ECA staff in Washington. laft Is Adamant On Limited Draff GOP Senator Renews Opposition to Calling Up 18-Year-Olds '^HHx-r^, (ll °^^"zr<T^ -Chairman Robert A. Taft of the (UP)-BudgetTineas totanng' »47,512805 are being sought by the ?,. Ark " nsn s departments and Institutions that have filed operating schedules for the next blenn with the state comptroller. The proposed budgets are to putting 18-year-old youths in military uniform. The GOP presidential aspirant said he has not changed his mind on-the Issue, despite the softening of. Senate draft legislation to let I8ryen,r-olds volunteer. Under the bill,.these -.youth*, would be dratted only if not enough enlisted to fill a quota- of lef.ooo '-'trainees. 1 ' Taft favors a limited draft of men 19-through-25 but only If .necessary to bring the armed forces yip to full strength. State's Agencies Ask More Funds Budget Increase* Totaling $47,512,805 Filed for Biennium By Bob Brown emigration Ban Ends; Many Jews Enter Holy Land Brill* Drop Bars; State of Israel' To Be Proclaimed !•*» Turner to "u",* 1 ?" •"*'!<»" Immlgrn- to Palestine today and tho _of an expected flood of ma v we're »cie "V 1 ",'^ 0 "' lMto ""• i," only the advunco guard of numbers who will (o low »nio»B then, thons,,,,,!., of young m who will swell the ranks of tho Jewish army. '' state, nlrcndy In ' I '' lencw , visional uoveniment »t one minute after mldnlgl to morrow-one minute utter tho 30- maVe f ,r rUl ° °< 1> ""'">« '»" At the tame time a United Nations mission to Palestine will formally set up an Emergency re- 8lme. But it win hlwe * 0 [ « nnd can neither halt, fommtlon of nor provcllt Arilb Take Over Jaffa Jewish authorities were 'cr the. former Arab port of omm south of Tel Aviv, uu.lcr an acrco-' ment W |th the Arabs there which vhtunlly surrendered tho city Ha- gaiiuh Jewish Army men will police it, and Jewish civil authorities will administer essential services Jewish officials at Haifa, prepared cumpj to receive at least 10 - taking more Immigrants. Airplanes manned by Jewish crews have been reported ready .„ Europe to fly Into Palestine by Saturday or Sunday. n. The A , rab lciuler> . who have said hoy-will fight a "holy war" to e»- iT i S Ar " b "° ve "lBiily over all Palestine met In a council of war today at Amman, capital of Trans- Jordan, to divide responsibilities In the,^ fighting .among them. M London report said that Arabs were calling upon Moslems all over , ..a.™ „„ uu .- tne world for support. Thc grand considered by the State Leglslcli ' T 111 '" °f Jerusalem was said to hn»e Council here May 18. The largest Increase was sought by the Education Department— »2i 851,000 more than il-s current two- year budget. Other large Increases were asVed by thb State Highway and state Welfare Departments While the total budget request His policy committee meets to-1 J. morrow to decide when the combined dm ft-Universal Military Training bill will come up for debate on the senate floor. It probably will be next week. If Congress approves the bill, more than 350,000 non-veterans 18-through-25 would be inducted within the next year. House Debate Delayed Meantime, It was disclosed thp.t House debate on the draft has been Put off until the week of May 23 Originally, it was slated to begin wns not available, officials said It , Monday or Tuesday. Some members of the House c . OU5 ' (le r abl J r In federal and the state money appropriated by the 1947 legislature for the current bleimium. Only Budgets Still Out 15 budgets remained today, with the University of Arkansas and the Resources and Development Commission requests ex- filed later. Several pected to be constitutional filed budgets. officers have not Records revealed that most agencies have requested additional funds. Tile only exceptions were the — »...„ ..n.nlnvla Ol LI1C rlOUSe J ~—"*-i"."*>o **CIC bllC Rules Committee, which must clear' governor ' lieutenant governor, the the bill for floor consideration I Children's Home and Hospital, the want to let the Senate take first """- ' crack at the manpower legislation However, GOP leaders Insist the House will go ahead as now scheduled. The bills are similar, excepting that the House version makes no provision for enlisting 18-year-olds It would call up those 19-through-25 for two years of service. Meanwhile, the Army reported that enlistments sagged again In April, with only 19,542 men volunteering. Spokesmen said the Army Is bleeding Its strength in this country to keep up overseas occupation forces. However, both the Navy and Air Force said their recniltiiig programs are holding up satisfactorily. Gov. Laney Will Discuss States Rights at Forum ROCK. Ark., May 13 ._ , v ov - Bcn I -' vnc >'. «'e leader Of the states' rights Democrats, revealed today that he will appear on the same platform with one of his chief critics for a discussion of Ttum!m ' s clv " ri 8 hl5 P r °- t-aney accepted an Invitation to speak May 26 at a forum sponsored by the Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Little Rock. Sharing the program will be Harry Ashmorc, editor of .he cdl- :orlal page or the Arkansas Gazette. Ashmore has written numerous editorials agreeing with the fovernor in opposing civil rights State Plant Board, the Board of Fiscal Control, the Territorial capital Restoration Commission, the State Penitentiary and the Board of Probations, Pardons and Parolts. The State Public Service Commission filed Its budget today asking $900 more a year thnn It Is receiving. The commission's total request wa s $164.800 annually, compared with the present $163.900 a year. Thc Increase was In salarhs to the secretaries of the commission.. sent emissaries even to Pakistan (or funds and recruits. British • Control F>«>« Schoolmasters Observe 'Play Night' in Burdette Members nnd guests of the Mississippi County Schoolmasters Association devoted their final meet- of thc year to "play night" at thc Burdette night. High School lost The next meeting of the association Is scheduled for September 15 and at that time new officers will be elected. Miss Ruby Berry and Miss Flora Belle Farley, of the faculty at Wilson school, were In charge of thc games played by the teachers last night. The dinner was arranged and served by high school faculty of Burdette. Mrs. Max Usrey, home economics teacher, was assisted by Mrs. J. J. Morgan, Mrs. Ruth Patterson, Mrs. Ruthanne Alexander, Mrs. L. H. Autry, Mrs. Ernest Uowe, Mrs. A. E. Hanks, and Miss Lois Fields, Quests were Mrs. George Pitchell, disagreeing with steps being Mr «- Carl Bird, Mrs. W."°B."Nichoi- Former Blytheyille Pastor To Address Youth Group CONWAY, Ark.. May 13. (UP)— The Methodist North Arkansas Conference revealed today that It will hold a youth assembly for per- «ons between the ages of 17 and 23 on the Hendrix College Campus, May 31-June 4. Rev. Roy I. Baglcy, pastor of tlic First Methodist Church at Newport will deliver an address. Sue Osment of Jonesboro. will preside over the youth assembly. The Rev. Mr.'Bagley is a former pastor of the First Methodist Church in Blytheville, also Washington Avenue Church In North Little Ro,ilc, aken by the rebellious Southern Democrats. Lancy IndkWed he welcomed thc with "my op- Farley Domination '•* first Try HARTFORD, conn., May 13. (UP) — Former Democratic Na- President Truman -before the end of the first ballot." and chided party leaders for their lack ot support. "I'm surprised," said Farley, "that there Isn't, a more vigorous altitude on the part of Democratic .eaders,in behalf ol Mr. Truman. I don't like this pussyfooting." son, Mrs. Franklin Sanders, Mrs. Rube Boyce, Mrs. A. E. Caldwcll Mrs. Don Wertz, Mrs. R. W. Nichols Mrs. John Mayes, Mrs. J. D. Roberts, Herbert Taylor, representative of the Parkin Stationery and Printing Company of Little Rock and Mr. and Mrs. Chris Tompkins. Members attending from Blythc- vltle were: W. B. Nicholson, Miss Rosa Hardy, Miss Effle Lee Terrell Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, A E Caldwcll, and John Mayes. Soybeans CHICAGO, May 13, (UP)~Sov- beati quotations: Open High Low Close May 1KB 404 399 404B J»ly 3»OB 3»7 393 »7 ^ In Jerusalem, the Ja.it vc.itl»« of British control were fading. British High Commissioner sir Alan'Cun- ningham remained with n few troops, but they leave tomorrow. British commercial communication., to Jerusalem , W ere at an end. Cables and wireless sent Its equipment to Amman. There was limited radio service to Tel Aviv nnd ta Haifa, and the United States consulate here used Navy equipment Scattered fighting between Arabs and Jews continued. A fierce battle was raging nt Bab el Wad, H mites West of Jerusalem, where Arabs defended a road-block* .which cut for several weeks the vital Jewish supply line from Tel Aviv. The Jewish mined forces already holding almost nil the territory which would have been «1- lotcd them under last November's UN partition plan, were on a battle alert. About 70,000 Hnganah men and women, of which some 25.000 are first-line fighters, were bracco for an expected invasion by regular Arab armies. Pablo Azcarato. chief of the UN mission, announced tlmt B United Nations jccretailat heiided by himself will take over emergency powers In Palestine on Saturday. Mobile Clinic In Memphis For Repairs The clinic which was scheduled to be completed nt Frenchman:: Pemiscot County Health Survey Reaches 12,000 CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., May 13 —The two mobile x-ray units which have conducted an intensive chest. „ x-ray survey In this county for tho Bayou yesterday has been halted past several weeks, will bring their OUC tn mrrJinnlfnl >™nhln<? o»i.t i., . . . B Late/, from Gmit-S<W B,g ftyi^g WASHINGTON, May » (ripv The military Gripped th,",e«.t» label from two neTpW, today! a gnat-»i» "parasite" i« boat with. ^ bombtri. Alr ld |Hf Ita a.. 0 "* * "*"*"• "". or th « diminutive the Air Force said, will enable heavy bombers to carry their own fighter protection on |oi«- ™Tn lllSSl0 '' ! ' ' llle B-38-ha, a 10.- K" e /1! lg , e ; l " bci ' ond lhe « m H of Jet fighters. '" tesl in Missco Schools Receive $77 r 237 State Sends Checks To Augment Salary Fund for Teachers A piymont of »T7,237 representing M per cent of the total teacher's suliu-y ,,ld to be paid Mississippi County schools was received here today for distribution amoni the as districts by Miss Delia Purtle, A<is.sl£jii)- v l county treasurer, The funds were received from the flu o treasury In Little Rock on tho basis of an allocation of nearly $400,000 made to the county at the beginning of the fiscal year. The allocutions are made by the state Board of Education and augment the Bd.ooi revenues from ad val- orem tax levies In the various dls- Tlils Is the fourth teacher salary nld pajmenl received by this county thts year. An additional two per cent will bo paid next month, John Mayes, county school supervisor, said today. When tho two per cent has been received the all funds nl- locnled for this county will hav been receive.I. Bl.vthcvl.ln Rice Blythevllle was the largest districts, of lunds. Other dis' which will lion are: N»me at District Armorel Burdclto Doll Dyes* Kelscr Leachvllle Missco High (Etowah) 38 Manila Luxora Osceola Stmwnce Wilson ' Qosnell Mllllgan Carson Promised Land Shady Grav« Pawheui Hlck.mnn Brown Lost Cane (Brinkley) Blackwater Rocky Stlllman Total $77,237 Superintendents and representatives of the school boards are being notified of the receipt ol the funds. due to mechanical troubles and Instructions are being awaited from the Stnte Health Departments, Mrs. C. G. Redman, executive secretary for Mlsslsippt County Tuberculosis Association said today. The mobile unit broke down during the clinic at Wilson, Monday. Attempts to repair It were futile and It was taken to Memphis yesterday for repairs. The mobile unit Summer schedules are so full that It may not be Impossible for the clinic to be completed In the near future, Mrs. Redman said, program to a close here with tha conclusion of work Tuesday, It was announced by Dr. s. 13. needier, of thc Pcmlscot County Health Department. The county unit will conclude its work this week, wuile the unit assigned to Carulhersv.lie will operate through next TitDsd:iy. Thc remainder of the schedule for the two units Is: County Unit—Today and Friday, May 13-14, Peach Orchard. Caruthersvlllc Unit— Tomorrow, Saturday and next Tuesday In Ca- ruthersvillc, on Ward Avenue at the were temporarily cancelled. Weather Arkansas forecast: partly cloudy today, tonight and Friday. Slightly warmer Friday and In Northwest portion today. Minimum this morning — 59. Maximum yesterday— 76. Sunset today— 6:54. Sunrise tomorrow— 4 :5g. Precipitation, 24 hours to 7 a.m. today— Trace. Total since Jan. 1—22,72. Mean temperature (midway be- .ween high and now— C7.5. Normal mean for May— 70,2. This Dale La.si Year Minimum this morning— 63. • Maximum yesterflay^-S6. Precipitation, Jan. i to this date New York Stocks Closing; Quotations: AT&T 154 7.9 Amer Tobacco 57 Anaconda Copper 36 3-4 Beth Steel 34 7.3 Chrysler 581-4 Gen Electric 38 1-2 Gen Motors 56 7-8 Montgomery Ward 60 7-8 N Y Central 16 3-8 Int Harvester g« 3.4 North Am Aviation 12 5-8 Republic Steel .- 28 3-4 Radio U 1.4 Socony Vacuum 19 7-8 Studebaker jg 1.4, Standard of N J ]. 7« 1-4 Tex«» Corp ,,... S3 Soviet Offensive For Peace Fails To Impress U.S. Truman Support* Marshall's Plea of ' Action, Hot Words By *• H. ShMkford frrm, Sial WASHINGTON, May. IS' (U.P.) — President Truman said today he does not expect to have a meeting with Josef Stalin— even thoujfh the Rus^ sian leader has a standing; invitation to visit Washington. The President also said the Moscow "peace offensive" has not increased his hope for IJCflCC. His. feelings, he said, have not changed since' the day earlier this year when he said his faith and hope for peace had been somewhat shaken by tlie Communist coup in Czechoslovakia. Mr Truman, at a news conference also gave hi, unqualified .upport to everything Secretary of State Oeoi 'III °d MarshllU 5ald about ruled out Kpante C., 8.-Ruwl»n Ulki aimed mi «" W . "*•"•" » nd c » ?%?? *• <>em«n.trat« It. food falih by action. In.tead or werdl. On the subject of a meetln? with Stalin, the President said his invl- ?n,° n , t ° JSUlln to vlslt Washington still stands. But he said he hys not received any; communication from Stalin on th* subject »nd doesn't expect any. . Mr. Truman was bombarded with a series of questions related to the recent exchange at views with the Russians which led to two-day world excltment over the prbspeota of a new American-Soviet meetim to try to settle the "cold war" ' In general, the President' tried to brush off roost of the questions by saying that Marshall had covered the matter adquately. Marshal! rejected any two-power conference plan and challenged the Ruwlah* '" *-"• --- "n through extatin* In- --ery, :fUKd to ' didn't know th» 'Dromptea" tWon ta lent' "to th» m»n uid he ppeclflcaljy wa« ----In Ambassador W. BedeJl Smith's mind when he drew a distinction between political tpeccbe* and a S. policy, , Smith'* Work'< Carefully OIOKB But later the President admitted that every pnrt of the statement made by Smith to Soviet Itorelgn Minister V. M. Molotov v was dlscu»- sed in advance with 'the cabinet and Marshal). He said that so far as he knew, Smith -had followed his Instructions to the 'letter. ';.' Marshall said yesterday thai H«»- sla must prove by specific action or specific proposals that It ta sincerely Interested In settling the "cold war. 1 ' Even then, he said, there can be no private U. S.-Russlan meeting to divide up the world "or settle the world's problems. Other countries must take part.' For the first time since Russia's •peace offensive", began two days ago the atmosphere began to clarify. Initial hones for an early end of the cold war and a less tense world situation were blasted, to be sure. But those hopes were Ul founded from the first. . Marshall, however, raised another rny of hope. He thought the Incident provoked by the Soviet-American diplomatic exchange had not hurt chances of world peace; in fact, he thought the Incident may have helped those chances. Some Optimism Shown' Marshall also was optimistic about the chances that the exchange, plus Soviet publication of It, might lead to Russian efforts to break some of the stalemates which have kept the two countries at log-" gerhcarls for so many months. Marshall specifically pointed th'e wayfor Russia if she really wants to start settling problems rather than prolonging the deadlock. He pointed to the United Nations Security Council where countless Issues have been snagged by Soviet policy; to the Allied Control Council In Berlin which has been the scene of especially bitter. American- Soviet feuding recently; to the Austrian peace treaty deputies who just abandoned further meetings be- :ause of Soviet support of Yugoslav territorjal claims against Austria; and to the situation in. Korea. Ruled out completely, however. Is any thought of a Truman-Stalin necting to Iron out theirs and the world's troubles. , ., Despite the disappointment caused by the "down to earth^* JOllcy now set forth, the incident las disclosed more clearly than ever before the growing concern of Marshall and the men around him abou the increasing hysteria, bel« llgcrency and war talk • In the. United States. : New York Cotton NEW YORK, May 13. (OT)-r: Close steady. PacXanl U g 8te«l 4 3-4 TT J-t May July Oct Dec. open high 3270 3278 3*27 3827 3750 3790 5373 3T.78 low clow 3M3 •*?* 31M MIT JTU no Spott don MJ6, dowrn

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