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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS' T1JK DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST VOL. XLV—NO. 43 Blythevlll* Courier Blytheville Daily Newi MISSOURI Volley Leader Blythevllle Herald BI,YTHKV1LLK, -ARKANSAS. FRIDAY/MAY H, 1948 Wuman Outlines 'Essential' Four- Point Farm Plan Flexible Support Prices Asked in Message to Congress By Vkic'enl Burke United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, May 14. <U.P.>— President Truman proposed to congress today a four-point farm program which he said Is "essential" to maintain a productive, prosperous agriculture In Ihis country The Chief Executive. In a message to the House and Senate, urged prompt action on this program: 1. A permanent system of "flexible price supports for agricultural '™"Full support lo the continuance and expansion of our program of soil- conservation." 3. congress should "continue and strengthen programs to assure adequate consumption of agriculture products." 4. "We need to consider other means for rfSMsling fanners to meel their sp^j: . problems. Kor example we must support and protect farm cooperatives. We must continue to work toivard a sound system of crop indurance." Congress already Is at work 01 farm legislation. The Senate Agri- clirture committee has approver! a price support bill. The Senate bil in general follows the Agriculture Department recommendations for - permanent price support legislation but on a lower sliding scale Instea( of the present Inflexible program It also provides R new basis for figuring thc farm parity formula. Bills BeinR Debated Two House bills, slili being de bated by commttlee, would exlend present price support legislation about as is for another IB months. The present price support system will end Dec. 31 unless Congress acts. In his massage, Mr. Truman also ijjf/ileii recommendations for im- I^'cmcnt of educational facilities In rural areas and fo r the advancement of rural electrification. He strewed the importance of » permanent system of price support.'!, such a program, he said, will assure maintenance of farm Income in the face of uncertain market conditions. •The President said the government should have authority to make baptists in Texas Make Wide Use of Church News Pamphlet Published Here The pamphlet on Writing Church Sews, which was published last Summer by the Courier News, has jcen reprinted and Illustrated by he Baptist General Convention of Texas, to provide copies for rtlstrl- nition In that state, It was learned lore today. Andrew Q. Allen, director of the Department of Public Relations for the Texas Baptists, said that copies of the pamphlet have been placed n the hands of 600 editors and 2 200 Baptist ministers in Texas. The idea of the pamphlet was :he oulsrou'lh of a short course in church news wilting sponsored by the Blythevllle Ministerial Alliance and taught by James L. Verhoeff, editor of the Courier News. The course was repeated last month to further stimulate interest on the part of active church workers in providing more news about church activities. TWELVft 'PAGES Ambassador Smith In Berlin support prompt^ adjusrinents in prices to meet, current and pros- iA'- supply ani ' ' Red-Control Bil! Wins House Test Representatives Vote To Debate Five Hours On Regulatory Act WASHINGTON, May 34 <up)— The controversial Communist trol bill won it s fi rs t test House todaj'. The House, brushing asi.it -'. position arguments that Hie measure should not even be considered voted to allow five hours general debate on it. The roll call vole was 296 to 40. This action followed ,in hour's preliminary debate In which thc lilies were clearly drawn between friends and foes of the Mundt-Nixon measure. Proponents said the measure was needed to stop Soviet meddling" in domestic affairs of the united States. Opponents charged the bill was unconstitutional. President Truman hinted yesterday that he may veto it if it'passcs Congress. Chairman Leo E. Allen, R., III.. at the House Rules Committee led off preliminary debate by saying the bill is "urgently needed to protect the United states against the threat of slavery under the Russian totalitarian system, of government." He said Russia is "trying to destroy the foundatlojos bfVbur republic by boring f r Walter Bedell Smith, right, U. S. Ambassador lo JUissli. arrived in Templeliof Airport, after a series of talks with Soviet Foreign Minister Molotov which may lead lo a showdown talk between the U. S. and Soviet Russia on the "cold war." Greeting the ambassador are left to right: Major General OCOIKC p. Hays; Mrs. Lucius D. Clay; and Major cnrl Wclchmen..(NEA Tclcphoto.) Jitter War Rages Is Jewish State Of Israel Is Born Dream of Nearly 2,000 Yean Comet True Amid Bloodshed By Eltav Simon United Tnm SUIT Correspondent) TEL AVIV. May 14. (UP)-A now ewlsh state was born in Palestine odny. and Immediately bitter Arab- owlsh fighting for Jenmaleni begun Even is the Jewish dream of «l- io»t 3,000 years-* Hate of their iwn—came true »t •( p.m. (6 a.m. ;ST) with * formal proclamation by ewlsh le»der«, Haganah troo)* were Iglitlng Arabs In the Holy city. The veteran Jewish troops ap- warcrt to have the best of HID fluht- ng which probably will decide final ontrol of Jerusalem, according lo cjwrtt reaching here. They hnd died the former Brills)! Security 7 -oue HS the last of the Tommies •novcd out, ending 30 years of stormy British rule i,, Palestine. The Jewish ring—blun niul white wild a yellow Sftir of Davld-al- ^ demand. Mr. Truman called for continu- mice of a "fundamental national policy" In behalf of "organized, sustained, realistic abundance." He pointed nut that farm income last year reached an all-time high of more than $30.000.000,000. Farm .Standards Up I The standard of living of most farmers has Improved since the war, Mr. Truman snid, in sharp contrast to Ihe "agonizing agricultural depression" which followed thc first. World War. Then, willi a pat on the back to legislation advanced by his'own party, the President said that farmers could attribute their present prosperity "to the sound and far-reaching agricultural legislation which was enacted In the' years ' before the war." He said this "sound legislative base" should be continued as a regans of supporting national abun- cWce based on "a strong agricul- In urging Congress to act quickly on his proposals, Mr. Truman Indirectly criticized the OOP-con- trolled House and Senate because it has not yet extended the present price support program beyond the do not know Dec. 31 deadline. "Today farmers what levels of price support or what, methods of support will apply to large portions of many crops al- rc.idy planted or to others which must soon be planted," he said. Mr. Truman asked Congress to provide "in full" the money needed for conservation of soil, water and fore-st resources. His budget request for $300,000,000 for soil conservation payments In the fiscal year starting July i already Iffls been cut one-fourth bv the House. (See companion story, "Agrl Stale Senators," on Page 5.) Wider Acceptance Of Malaria Spray Program Is Urged Over 6,000 houses fr> Missisippl County have been visited by DDT spray crews since they began work the first of April and over 5000 of the owners have accepted the house spraying service. accord- Ing to W. o. Stinnett, county ma- '-ria control supervisor. (These 5.000 householders have id the $2 fee charged to cover a part of the cost of this stale snd federally sponsored program, and represent an acceptance record of 8;.5, percent, Mr. Stinnett said. Each house left unspraycd In any community weakens the protection from malaria for the entire community, iMr. Stinnett said, and for this reason he urged 100 per cent cooperation. Nine crews of men have been at work In (his County I" an cf/ort lo cover as much territory ns possible so that insects could he controlled before the middle of June. lar •p pai Soyb eans (Prices f.o.b. CMcajro) »' ..... 403A 407 «H 40* i"'y ...... 3»7A 30« 395 397 Nov - ...... NIB' Would Hit _ PO. J.-Pani.iV Thomas",*!!., K. J,, sounded the keynote for supporters of the bill. He said it is needed to end "Stalin's meddling" In the U- S. Thomas, -chairman of the House UiiAinerican Activities Committee Cash Lure, Draft c/ *y Maintenance Plans Debated Truman Asks Extra $2,434,441,000 for New Defense Program By Franli KtPazer (United Press Staff Cirre:,iK>n<lc!il) WASHINGTON. Mny 14. (UI'I Two House committees tangled today over whether to use -thc lure of cnsh or the pull of a draft to ;et the men President Truman wants for the armed forces. There wa s little apparent question in Congress, however, over the Man at Airport Howard DcSplInter, formerly of Annwan, ill., has been employed by the cicy to head the iniunlcnance and upkeep operations nt the Municipal Airporl and other air base property ,11 was disclosed yesterday. Mayor E. R. Jackson, in confirming the hiring of Mr. DeSplint- cr, said this move will relieve Ernest Halsell of several duties^ Involved In his position as airport 111111- iger, which had become too mucli for one man to handle. • Mr. DcSplInter has charge ot Gromyko Given long Vacation' Russia's Chief UN Delegate Called to Moscow by Stalin By president'* "request for 'an"sxYra' o! crcw -' i which are repairing air $3.43-1,441.000 to pay for his new bluit! buildings, cutting grass on the defense plans. airport and other maintenance liu- base, buildings, Mayor Jn'cfcsoii M which drafted the bil). made the j mittee served formal nolice on thc plea in a formal statement as Ihe House Armed Services Committee House moved toward its first real ne war >ts hearings on his plan to Hearings on the extra defense' lics - Hc also assists In collcclihE money got under way yesterday— rents from firms tliat l have Iciise:! even before Mr. Truman's formal "'" """ ' "" ~ "" demand for it reached Capitol H.ll. The latest request .brotight'-ftlst- TVesident's defense; budget lotyjBi] 12 months starting July to a touU of $14,643,502,000. >O^ Despite Ihe cold!, reception recctv-- ed ;frorn Republican leaders, chairman Leo E. Allen of the Rules Corn- showdown on the measure. eniicc volunteers into uniform with Defending the bill against char- cash bonuses of si.OOO to $1,500. ges that it- would destroy freedom of , T)ie Illinois Republican, in a let- speech and the press, Thomas denied that it is a Vwilch hunter's manifesto." It merely would permit the U. S., he said, lo defend Itself aganist "the foremost menace to democracy." "It will spell the denth or the Communist Party In the United Slates with headquarters in Moscow," he said. "It will spell the end of Stalin's meddling in the internal affairs of the United States." The bill would clamp strict curbs on the activities of the Communist Party under the threat of stiff penalties. These include jail sentences for party officials and the Possible loss of American citizenship. Among other things, the Com- Several years. Prcsjr stuff Correspondent LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y,, May 14 (UP)—Russia recalled velo-wlcldlni Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei A Gromyko today a s chief Soviet del egntc lo the United Nations In i shakciip of diplomatic persony.'l. The stolid, 38-yeiu-old Soviet dip lomnl will lie succeeded In a fe» 'day s by Jacob A. Malik, anolhc. deputy foreign minister nnd a long time associate of Foreign Mlnlste V. M. Molotov. Oromyko disclosed thai he wll return to Moscow soon for a long delayed vacation and he admllte d consider-| that he did-, not/ know where h nglntennnce , would he'asslgifed when the v lid, as he ivu-s '' Is father for His employment became efl<;c- live April 1. He received his wings ns nn Air Force pitat at the Army Air Base here and was slatt-<;ied here for about two years. Mr. De- Splinter married a Blytheville wo- , ter to Armed Services committee chairman Waller G. Andrews, R,, N. Y., said "thc great majority" ot I Americans refuse -to believe the' Army has made fin honest effort to recruit the men It wants. i Allen hinted earlier lie may keep ' bottled up iri his rules, committee Andrews' bill to draft men 10 through 25 for two years military duty. He said that In nny event 'Peace Talks Frequent Topic In White House WASHINGTON, May H. —<UP> i(, was: learned loday that It has discussion between the president and high officials in recent months. But each time the question bus been raised, It was learned from a munist "party and it/ fronts would i his pending acUon"6n~~a bill" to'biiy i ™ 1 ',"V, 1 . e iT'?*! l - h ^. decision n "f'" be required to register with the i the first planes of a new 70-group f" lolls "t™ « »»* been overwhclm- - .._.._ ..!.=. — & t . Inply aagmst such a step. In view ot the situation raised this week by Russia's "peace" offensive, it Is possible that the ad- SINGLE COPIES FIVE OUTO National Guard To Curb Violence In St. Paul Strike SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn,, May 14. OJ. P.) -Cov.' Luther \\. \oiingdahl ordered out the National Guard todar to Ult three days of meat strike violence, after about 200 RIM in, varied the Ciitiahy meat plant, smashed machinery *nd End of Palestine Issue in UN Near 'Ghost Authority' Still Sought os Holy Land Situation Hits Climax m» AKK SUCOKSS . N. V.. May 14 In 7-""= United Nations worked l» the mike of reality today to set up «i cnst a B host on UN n.u- thorlly In Ptilostltic. endy bill. - \ May Vole Next Week 1 Other Republican leaders say the | draft measure will be brought to a • House vote next week. Mr. Truman in his defense request late yesterday dropped no hint of Justice Department. Communists would be barred from the federal payroll. They would be prohibited from seeking or fising passports. Weather Arkansas forecast: Mostly clear, slightly cooler East portion tonight. Saturday fair and warmer. Minimum this morning—51. Maximum yesterday— 13. Sunset today—G-.55. Sunrise tomorrow—4:58. Precipitation, 24 hours to 7 am. today—none. Total since Jan. 1—22.72. Mean temperature (midway between high and low—62. Normal mean for May—70.2. Air Force. The Air Force gives him not only the $2.376,000,000 he rceuicstcd weeks ago to buy . planes, but an extra $822,000.000 as well, in loss- Ing in the additional money Congress served notice U wants group Air Force, not the G6 ministration hns never f< would Insist it discussed the — .Ma lion ends next Pall. It was considered almost certal: thai Gromyko, Hussln'.s spokcsrnn ot UN since its founding nearl; three years ago, was marked for i more Important assignment In the Soviet diplomatic service. Gromyko's. successor already Is en roule here from London to become chief Soviet UN delegate. He Is the man who. us Soviet ambassador to Tokyo, delivered Russia's declaration of war to thc Japanese government hi 1045. Nol Temporary Shift Officially, the Soviet delegation maintained lhat Oromyko would leave America for a vacation of (two months or more and lhat during that time, Mnllk would be chief UN delegate, UN diplomats were ccrtntn. however, that the Kremlin would have assigned one of the seasoned Russian diplomats now here for the Palestine debate to succeed Oro- myfco If he were reluming to the job. Tliey added that when Moscow goes lo the trouble of sending a deputy foreign minister all the way from home to Lake Success, thc man can be counted on to remain for an appreciable lime. There was speculation lhat the replnccmcnl ' of Gromyfco might flew over ninny strnlcslc ,_, u-. Jerusalem, radio reports strt, but strong Arab resistance 1 was wing met by Haganah men fighting their way toward Hie Jafta gate eadlus to the Old City There was bltlcr Arab defense In .he area of the former police lioiul- jiuarlerjs and O ih fr government buildings In the Jaffa road. Hagnn- nh men advanced houso-by-homc Red Crou lulne* Kl.f The International Red Cross raised lix colors over the Klui: David Holel and the YMCA Building Jerusalem, U wns said, and both Jews and Arabs were expected lo respect Ihem. To the Norlh, Hngnnnh troops attacked the historic port-of Acre where Napoleon's Army was defeated, anil by early afternoon had captured it, wireless reports lo Jewish headquarters here said. righting men of Hagxngh were In bloody combat with Arab warriors Irom Dan to Bcershebn, the biblical limits of the Holy Land. And thousands more regular troopa o[ surrounding Arab Males—perhaps 20,000 men In all- T .were poised en Hie borders of Palestine for attack. Hnsanah sent all Us 70,000 men and women to bailie stations to defend the approximate 5,500 square miles of the new Jewish state — about the urea the United Nations parlllion plan of ;]asf November .„, , , «>c 58 United 01 s learned as Ihey resumed detain on thu Holy IJIJKI tangle that li>e Jews had proclaimed Uiclr Hebrew slate. Tho UN still had mill 1 < P. m., (CST) when Britain's mrmdnle technically ends-to take some action. Diplomats „„,! U N OI (| c | n i s wcr(! estine. send n UN mediator to Pal- Jowlssh representatives at Lake Succp.vt were jubilant. Attempts to Intervene forcefully In Ihe Impending Arnb-Jowlsh war worn given up completely. Hie l>ollllcal committee slarlcd off the day with a meeting at 8'30 a.m. cST. Tiio plmi declined for final «p- provnl was based on lasl-mlnule suggestions from the United Stales It would leave the quesllon of parl- llion O f Palesllne to be decided chiefly by force of arms while re- Ulntng for UN a Ihln thread of legal nulliarlty In lh c Holy Land. Compared to Ihe original American goal for this emergency meeting of Ihe UN General Assembly Ihe final plan represented «t major diplomatic setback for the United Stales. .-._„ * ducted 30 non-striker». Youngdahl orally authorted ttM state adjutant gen«rat lo mobUio the guard for the tint tlci* fa U tare in a civilian emergency !• Minnesota. At the tame tirrn h« arranged icetlngs with representative .«C in meat packers and Ralph Bel- Icln, International president of he striking CIO United Pwklng- louse Workers, who wai enrout* icre from Chicago at the governor's cqucsl. Youngdahl said he would try to iffect a settlement of tht pro- onied and bllter strike, but h« de- lined to comment on whether h» would aslc the disputant* to lUb- nit the Issues to arbitration. Youndaht called out the •!!!- tla attar 200 melt Identified by Cud.hy official! M i4rU*n Invaded (he company', plant at • nearby Newport. Minn. T»« U- Ucaem were armed with etabi, hummer* and knlrei. They surged into tne plant, b*»t; and kicked non-strikers and abducted 30 of them, driving tftwn twny In automobiles and releasing hem along country roadi. Hour* alcr, however, seven of th* ho§- Bges itlll Imd not been accounted or. ' , • . The mobilization of the National Guard wnn made at th« requert of wo sheriffs who signed petition* ;lul!i!K that they sre "unable witii ;he forces al our command, to m- lorce law and order and protect llt« and Us followers und i few pro-parlillon, slalrs like aim tile Jews. AH men and women tcmnlii and Uruguay fought ever 18 to 35 were mobilised. Air raid I Ihe "Oosl" plrui lo the last be- precautions were ordered In Aviv and other Jewish ditios. Tel bode n change of a's tactics ' or, even more. Its policy in the UN , ^,,,- .. , . s cy n e * 7 °- f?r™ «°,H a ,x C ^«n g POWCr C0 "" Scc " rltv Council and other agencies S-group 'f c " c £; Bot , h the > vllUc House and m which the East and West long force which the administration says Stnte De P !>r '">ent have taken every I s'ep possible this week lo deslroy whalevcr remnants of hope re- is enough. Yesterday's money request actti.il- ly was only a breakdown of the general plea Mr. Truman made to Congress in April. He said then Ihe world situation called for extra defense spending of around $3,00fl,- 000,000. Here Is where the money would go: Army — it, 512,307 ,000, to boost manpower from 560,000 to 790,000, and to raise the number of modernized mobile striking divisions. Bees Know Where to Go for Solution To Acute Housing Shortage in Missco The bees were buzzing around the Courier News office today. Actually it was n. whole swarm of them and Ihe swarm look up temporary abode in a walnut tree on the Courier News Lawn lo await the arrival of Rev. Ray b. McLester, who makes bee culture a hobby. Pedestrians in front of the office gave the walnut tree's temporary inhabitants a wide berth until an automobile was parked on the sidewalk and a beehive perched atop thc car proved inviting to the winged visitors, who found the housing problem much easier to solve than countless new residents to the city who «-«lk and talk and plead for living quarters. The busy "bees" mound Ihe oflice took lime off to observe the bees, followers ol n queen who had a few minutes earlier had fought a battle lor thc retention of living quarters and lost. According to experts on bee culture, one queen, and one alone, rul£s in every hive »nd on the occasion of the birth of a n«w queen bee In .. ' e mained lhat the leaders of the great powers would make another attempt lo end Ihe cold war In a personal conference. The Unllcd Press informant emphasized that the subject ol another high level international conference had never been raised in a strictly formal manner. The discussions Jie referred to were those which have followed the persistent rumors of secret plans for another meeting and the recurring wave of demands for another try to make "peace" with Soviet Premier Josef Stalin. moves. After the battle the bees, through some process of selection of their own, take side,? and half of the bees, including Ihe drones move with the ousted queen. The evicted bees use their heads when it comes time to select new Tno Mississippi County industrial Missco Exhibit To Be Assembled Here Next Week quarters and the swarm settles on any convenient object, usually a. tree limb, while scouts go out ill search of a suitable home. and Agricultural Exhibit, which was assembled In Little llock for the have been deadlocked. H was pointed out lhat Oro- myko has become almost synonymous with the veto, and that the recall might be another step In Russia's "pence offensive." The British Mandate officially did not explr* until midnight tonight 4 ,p. m. 66T, but, British High Commissioner Sir Alan Cum- mlnghsm formally signaled Iti end nearly 14 hour* earlier. At I0:0tf a. m. (CST), Cunningham stepped aboard a launch at the Halifax whsre to go to * British cruiser In the harbor. GurlotTto Head Stale About six hours Inter, a stodiey -year-old Polish Jew, whtlc- harled David Ben Onrloh. proclaimed that the Jewish state of Israel was born, and would be defended to the last drop of Jcwl.ih blood. Ben Gurlon, 40 ycnrs a fighter for a Zionist stale in Palestine, will be first president of the republic. He also Is defense minister. Oreat ms were the difficulties confronting the new staff, Jews hulled with rejoicing'the proclamation that their.state—they had referred to It for months as "our state that will be"—had become a reality. Tel Aviv wni bedecked with thc blue and while flag, with Us yellow Stnr of David. Its 260,000 men and women thronged the streets In gay holiday mood. Tomorrow the orthodox Jewish sabbath—they would pray for It, but today they celebrated. Half Moon Pupils Get Typhoid Shots At Clinic in Dell The sixth clinic sponsored by the Community Health Organization or Dell was conducted yesterday, with more lhan 100 immunizations given the school children. More than 45 students from the Half Moon School were brought in buses to Ihe Dell school for completion of a series of three typhoid shots. Eight complete diphtheria and tclnnus inoculations, seven smallpox, and 44 com pic led Ihe typhoid inoculations. Mrs. Annabel Fill, Mississippi April 23 meeting of the Greater! County health nurse, who has been Little Rock Chamber of Commerce (giving Inoculations In Ihesc clinics schools . week. In Ihe Harrison High School 196 typhoid shots were completed, making a total of 800 given In that H did not take Ihe scouts long lo *'"' lje "'•'-assembled In the Blylhe- | gave some 800 shots in the sc spot the hive which was provided Vlllc cllBmber of Commerce office of Mississippi County last wi tor the swarm in front of the Cour- I ncx " '' cck "' Worth Holder, manager, '- "" "—•--•- •"— ------ ler News office, and within a short „, today ' , lime the queen bee had moved from I " ans , ")' f .°. r | hc cxh j wl lo be .„ ...... _. . her perch in the tree Into the hive shw " '" th(! dis P 1a V window of one school this year, accompanied by her drones and her ? lhc .down-town stores the fol- In thc Annorel school. Monday, " ' lowing week. Mr. Holder added. 308 booster shots were given, and This exhibit, which Llllle Rock In the Burdette school, 143 were buMneMincn reported lo be lhc ] completed Monday afternoon, finest assembled since the Cham-;Around 500 Inoculations have been her of Commerce Inaugurated a given in the Burdelle schools program whereby various counties i In Ihe No. 9 white «nd Negro in Arkansas »,«scmble similar cx-l schools 250 Inoculations were glv- hibits there, was displayed In the en Wednesday afternoon. These t , nr *™~ ' crme tne iA lh» lo*«r corps of workers. Probably by the time this is in print, the bees in their new home will be storing up honey for next winter's use. and a surplus for someone's dinner lable. In the process of making honey these busy bees perform another'valuable service for mankind. The bees, as they gather nectar from flowers, aid in '.he pollinization of plants to in- and field window of Hie Arkansas-Louisiana Oas company for a week. It was later moved to the Mississippi County Bank In Osceola. Mr. Holder went to Osceola today »ft*r tfw inhibit, were booster shots, which are complete with only one Inoculation. These shots sre given when the person has had the series ot three typhoid imniunl7.allons the Y>rev- fe&i. Blytrmyille Girl Honored Miss Lonnle Jo Hargctt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. j. J. Hargctt, who is Blythcvllle's "lady In Wall- Ing" at the Memphis Cotlon Carn- they contended It woulc throw up * cloud of legal doub about the validity of Ihe UN'« partition plan and the Jews' righl to a Palestine slate. A majority of the assembly seem ed ready, however, to settle for u plnn with these :n«ln features: 1. Appointment, of a "mediator' to sit In Palestine without police power nnd try to avert or minimize the Arab-Jewish war. 2. Suspension of the UN Pales line pnrtltlon commission on Juni 1. 3. Formation of an emergency UN regime of the trusteeship type for Jerusalem, with a single "Com mlssloner, to jcrve a-s a. sort o "mayor" under the wing of tin UN' regime In the Holy City. The man for the last lunlgnmcn already has been selected . and Is preparing to leave for Jerusalem He is Harold Evans, a Philadelphia quakcr and attorney. His mnli Job will be lo try nnd extend the precarious Arab-Jewish truce in Jerusalem and save the city's Mos 1cm Christian and Jewish frste tfrstructlon. holy Red Cross Home Service Workers Hold Contercnti Mrs. Floyd Hnrnlson, cxecutivi secietury for the Chlckasawba Dls Irlct of the American Red Cros attended a regional home serv'ci group meeting In Jonc-sboro, yes lerdny. Miss Dcrnice Fallc. area home M:r vice field director who has beert re ccntly assigned to Arkansas, con ducted thc meeting. The day's program was concern Ival, was pictured in today's Com- ed with a review of directives, flis mcrclal Appeal. Thc picture wa*i cusslon of the problem of Iran taken during the Royal Court Parade down Main street there yesterday. sfenus, hospltalization of velaran and the financial assistance pro gram. Field of Beauty Paqent Contestants Totals 24 to Date; Deadline June 2 Twenty-four entries have been received lo date In the 1948 "Miss Blytheville" and "Junior Miss Blytheville" conlests, It was annoi.'.iccd today by Mrs. Gilbert D. Hammock, who is serving again this year as contest chairman. The beauty pageant to pick Bly- Ihevllle's representative In the statewide competition for the tlllc of "Miss Arkansas" Is sponsored annually by the Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce. The contest wll be held on June 9. at a p.m. at Haley Field. The closing dale for all entries has been set as June J, Mrs. Hammock said. Contestants for the "Miss Dly- Ihevllle" title Ihus far are Miss LaVonr>e Portlock, Miss Carolyn Wade, Miss Dlati Cook, Miss Barbara Monaghan, Frances demons, Miss Miss Jimmlc Frances Shouse, Miss Gyonne Erhardt, Miss Mary Van Sneed, Miss Ernestine Gibson, Miss Jo Anne Shanks and Miss June Buchanan. It Jwafer MfsMs Enter Those entered to date in the Bl>-th4v.'U*" arc Kay Thompson, Sandra Kayi Sallba, Jeanne Ellen Hood, Carlciv Lay, Sandra Mae Daughlery, Jo> Skallcr, Dqnna Faye Tinker, LInri Jflggers, Robbie Lee Burlan, Ma ncrva Jo Bogan, Frankle Ncl Johns, Ronnie- Faye Etchlson am Marcla Oayle Lewis. Mrs. Hammock said nine mori "Miss Blytheville" entries remain open and only a few more vacancle, are left for the "Junior Miss Bly thevllle" entries. Entrants in the "Miss Blytheville contest will model bathing sulu and evening dresses and the "Jun lor Miss Blylhcville" contestant, will wear either sun suits or a bath Ing suit. Mrs. Hummock said entries In the "Miss Blylhevllle" contest should be made by calling her at home o and property, Task Force \ilimlilid Adjutant Central Kllard Walsh. head ol the Minnesota Guard, laid • "substar.tlsl task force" will ,b« sent to armories In Minneapolis and St. Paul to draw arma, UJiUonh* Rnd equipment. All troops, h* aatd will be motorized and mechanised. There was no indication bow m»- ij troop* would 'be stnunoned t» • duty. Presumably th«r wlU b* writ to the main swift and Co. plant in South at. Paul and to the Cudahy plant in Newport. ,' ."...-• The cudahjr Invaders, JMnf at Uiem Identified br oompur 'OMi- ' clals aj utrtklng. mplor* at '.'tiiia'v lirm, bioVed into the ptant In i well-oigantaKd attack that caught Ihe 63 non-striker* imlde unawaros. Storming the plant from front ad rear, the attackers mashed iHchU'cry, best and kldwd th* men un the Job', threw power switches and yanked Mcphotuw from their connections. , Thejr nuuacfccd the nisldlng. breaking Into aH room* b«t ith* main office In aeanh of non- tMktn. They brofc. Into llmUtli pens and freed B»ra than >M Then, the plant Interior • shambles, they kft In cars they had parked near the plant, forcing W workers to accompany them. About, 100 pickets massed befor* the plant gates later In the morning and refused to permit the J6 workers slill Inside to leave. However, sheriffs deputies escorted sooi* workcis inside at their regular i»- porttng hour. The non-striking workers ha»« been employed for several weeks smoking and shipping meat. Sotn* of them have been Bleeping on cots Inside the plant. R. J. Swenson, plant manager. said six men Inside the >plant wer« injured In the fierce fighting. Two required hospltali»aton. On the picket lines at Swift «nd Armour pi ante here, meanwhile, strikers continued to Ignore court Injunctions limiting their numbers. At Chicago, It w»s learned that Helstein, had left, for 4 St. Paul to confer with local union leaden. Swenson said the invaders /entered the plant through the main gate after breaking th* lock. H* said they overcrowded th* watch- ' men on duty and entered th* plant lLs«lf. They shut off -the boilers In the plant immediately and threw the main switch, Swenson s*ld. Then they marched through the factory, breaking Into every locked room. Swenson said the attack apparently had been planned carefully. Each man seemed to know exictly where he *ai to go and what he was to do, he said. The Invaders used knives and slicks to break up .the coU »rtd. sleeping equipment of the workers. New York Cotton NEW YORK, M»y 14. tUP) — Close steady, ^ Open High Low,C!oM Mar. ....... 3260 387 33K J3B» May ....... 3807 3XX 3790 .... July . ..'.... 3733 3757 37J3 S7« Ocl ...... .. Dec. . .<.... Spols close S8.87, up J. 33M 3X3 3336 3303 3379 3S1S New York Stocks CLOSING QUOTATIONS AT&T Anier Tobacco Anaconda Copper Belh Steel Chrysler writing her in care of Box U4, Bly- . Coca CoU theville. Entries In the "Junior Miss Blytheville" contest should be submitted to Mrs. Rouse Harp. Judges' Name* Kept Secret Out-of-state Judges will be selected and their names will not be disclosed until the night of the Se* PAGEANT •• Pa«* U Gen Electric ....... Gen Motors ........ Montgomery Ward . Int Harvester ..... North Am Aviation Republic steel ..... Radio ............ M l-» «>• K 1-4 16S 1-1 M 1-1 M 5-1" 'Socouy Vacuum

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