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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XLV—NO. 43 Blythevillr Courier Blytheville. Dally New* THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST HISSOURI Mississippi Vslle? Blytheville Herald BLYTHRV1LLR, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, MAY H, 1948 TWELVE 'PAGES ftuman Outlines 'Essential' Four- Point Farm Plan Flexible Support Prices Asked in Message to Congress By Vincent Burke United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, May 14. (U.P.) — President Truman proposed to congress today a four-point farm program which he snld Is "essential" to maintain a productive, prosperous agriculture In lliis country The Chief Executive, In a message to the House and Senate, urged prompt action on this program: !• A permanent system of "flexible price supports for agricultural ctHuodilics." "Full support to the continuance and expansion of our program of soil- conservation." 3. Congress slionlrl "continue a strengthen programs to assure adequate consumption of agricultura' products." 4. "We need to consider other means for .issisling farmers to mee their spec; . problems. Kor example we must support and protect tarn cooperatives. We must continue to work toward a sound system o crop indurance." Congress already is at work 01 farm legislation The Senate Agri curture Committee has approved i price support bill. The Senate bil in general lollows the Agriculture Department recommendations for permanent price support legislation but on a lower sliding scale instead of the present Inflexible program It also provides a new basis for fig uring the farm parity formula. Bills Belnfr Debated Two House bills, still being dc bated by committee, would extend present price support legislation about as is for another 18 months. The present price supiwrt system unless Congress ioptists in Texas Make Wide Use ot Church News 'amphlet Published Hen The pamphlet on Writing Church News, which was published last Summer by the Courier News, has >e«ti reprinted and illustrated by he Baptist General Convention of Texas, to provide copies for dlstrl- nitlou in that st«t«, It was learned here today. Andrew Q. Allen, director of the Department of Public Relations for the Texas Baptists, said, that copies of Ihe pamphlet have b«eu placed n the hands of 600 editors and 2,200 Baptist ministers In Texas. The Idea of the pamphlet was Die outgrowth of a short course In church news writing sponsored by the Blytheville Ministerial Alliance and taught by James L. Verhoeff, editor of the Courier News. The course was repented last month to further stimulate interest on the part of active church workers in providing more news about church activities. Ambassador Smith In Berlin SINGLE COPIES flVB GBMT» will end Dec. 31 acts. m In his massage, Mr. Truman also tiled recommendations for im- -ement of educational facilities in rural areas and for the advancement of rural electrification. He stressed the importance of a permanent system of price supports. 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 lo make prompt,, adjusroients in support prices to meet current and pros'—- —••••'•-- g ..supply and -_. continuance of a "fundamental national policy" in behalf of "organized, sustained, realistic abundance." He pointed out that farm income last year reached an all-time high of more than $30.000,000,000. Farm Standards Up ; The standard of living of most farmers has improved since the war. Mr. Truman said, in sharp contrast to the "agonizing agricultural depression" which followed the first World War. Then, with a pat on the demand. Mr, Trumari called fo Red-Control Bill Wins House Test Representatives Vot« To Debate Five Hours On Regulatory Act WASHINGTON, May 14 (UP) — The controversial Communist control bill won its first test House today. The House, brushing asidu "-position arguments that the measure should not even be considered, voted to allow live hours general debate on it. The rol) call vole was 290 t o 40 This action followed an hour's preliminary debate .In which the lines were clearly drawn between friends and foes of the Mundt-Nlx- on measure. Proponents said the measure was needed to stop Soviet meddling" in domestic affairs of the United States. Opponents charged ttie bill was unconstitutional. President Truman hinted yesterday that he may veto It if it passes Congress. Chairman Leo E. Allen, R., ill., of 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'. Vtfying to destroy the foiiiidatiobs ofr.byr republic by boring fronViWiliiln,' 1 . Would Kit 'Mcarljtt|^.__ R C*. J.-ParnJ'. Tllbrnas'^Tt., K. JV, 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 UnAmerican Activities Committee . - .->.*..o w*,,- which drafted the bill, made the ! 'nittee served formal notice on Ihe Utter War Rages As Jewish State Of Israel Is Born Dream of Nearly 2,000 Y«on Comet True Amid Bloodshed Simon United tntt SUIT t'<>rr»p«ndent) TEL AVIV, May H. (UP)-A new ewisli state wan born In Palestine od»y, and Immediately bitter Arab- ewlsh ftghtlng for Jerusalem began. Even as the Jewish d««m of al- no»t J.OOO years—a stale of their own—came true at 4 p.m. (8 a.m, CST) with a formal proclamation by ewlsh le«der«, Haganah troops were "Billing Arabs In the Holy city. The veteran Jewish troups np- >eared lo have the best of tho flghl- ng which probably will decide Anal control of Jerusalem, according to reaching here. They had the former British Security Zone as the last of the Tommies novcd out. ending 30 years of stormy British rule in Palestine. Walter Bedell Smith, right, U. S. Ambassador to RussU, arrived in Templchof Airport after a series of talks with Soviet Foreign Minister Molotov which niny Iciul to « showdown talk between the U. S. and Soviet Russia on the "cold war." Greeting the ambassador are left to right: Major General George P. Hays; Mrs. Lucius D. Clay; and Major carl welchmen..(NBA Telephoto.) , to legislation advanced by his back party, the President said that farmers could attribute their present prosperity "f o 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 f .ns of supporting national abun- ce based on "a strong aericul- !." In urging Congress to act quickly on his proposals. Mr. Truman indirectly criticized the GOP-con- trollert House and Senate because it has not yet extended the present price support prbgram beyond the Dec. 31 deadline. "Today farmers do not know what levels of price support or whav. methods of support will apply to large portions of many crops already 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 forest resources His budget request for $300,000000 for soil conservation payments In the fiscal year starting July 1 already Ifas been cut one-fourth bv the House. J (Set companion alary, "Arri State Seniors," on Page !i.) Wider Acceptance Of Malaria Spray Program Is Urged Over 6.000 houses 111 Misslsippi 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- ne to W. o. Stinnett, county ma- i ria control supervisor. 'iThese 5.000 householders have id the S2 fee charged to cover a part of thc cost of this state and federally sponsored program, and represent an acceptance record of 87.5. percent, Mr. Stinnett said. Each house left unsprayed in any community weakens the protection from malaria for the entire community, Mr. Stinnett said, and for this reason he urged 100 per cent cooperation. Nine crews of men have been at work in this County n an effort to cover as much territory as possible so that insects could be controlled before the middle of June* Soybe ans (Price* f.o.b. Chicago) £/!» ««3A. 407 40* 404 i"!y *>7A 304 395 3fl1 By Frank Eleazer (United Press Staff Cirrcsixmilciil) WASHINGTON, May 14. (UP) — Two House committees tangled today over whether to use -the lure of cash or the pull of a draft to Cash Lure, Draff f"y ni n L t j Maintenance Plans Debaled Truman Asks Extra $2,434,441,000 for New Defense Program Man at Airport Howard DeSpUnter, formerly oi Anawan. 111., has been employed by the ciiy to head the maintenance and upkeep operations at the Municipal Airport and other air trasc property ,it was disclosed yesterday. Gromyko Given long Vacation' Russia?* Chief UN Delegate Called to Moscow by Stalin Mayor E. R. Jackson, in co: firming the hiring of Mr. DeSpilnt- er, said this move will relieve Ernest Hnlscll oi several duties'' involv- lly Ilohrrl Manning ; h j (United Pr.-ss SUff Correspondent , , , get the men President Truman c ° '" llls P° sl "'on ns airport man- wants for the armed forces. There wa s little apparent question In Congress, however, over tho president's request for an extra iger, which had become too imicli for one man to handle. " Mr. DeSpUnter has charge ot crews which are repairing air $2.434,441,000 to pay lor his new 1>asH buildings, cutting grass on trie defense plans. airport and other maintenance, clu- Hearings on the extra defense • l ' cs - He nlso assists in collecting money got under way yesterday rents irom llrnis that, have leiise:! even before Mr. Truman's formal a >r base bulldings,_ Mayor Ja'cirson demand for it reached Capitol H.il '" ~ The latest request .brought President's defense budget fof» fens(! budget .„. -„» 12 months starting; July to a total of Slfeis.Soa'.OOO. •, Despite the colci reception received "_from Republican leaders. Chalr- i man Leo E. Allen of the Rules Com- LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y,, May H (UP)—Russia recalled velo-wlcldlng Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei A Gromyko today as chief Soviet delegate to thc United Nations In a shaken)) of diplomatic person-/-,'!. The stolid. 38-ycnr-old Soviet dip loinat will IK succeeded In t fev •diiy.s by Jncou A. Malik, anothci deputy foreign minister and a long time associate of Foreign Mlntitei V. M. Mololov. Gromyko disclosed that he n-il return to Moscow soon for a tong delayed vacation and he »dmlltc< d consider-j that he did., hot-know where h tvntenance .would he'assigned whtn the va«a -^-,, as he wns Sh his father for plea in a formal statement as the ! Hou se Armed Services Committee House moved toward its first real ne want? hearings on hi.s plan to entice volunteers into uniform with tlon ends next Tall. It wa s considered almost certain at buslne-B icvernl ycnr.s. • n,,,t Oromyko, Russia's spokesmn His employment became efft-c- 1 at UN since Its founding nearlj tivc April i. He received his wings three years ago, was marked for a The Illinois Republican, in a letter to Armed Services committee chairman Walter G. Andrews, R.. showdown on the measure. Defending the bill against char-( CR sh bonuses of $1,000 to $1,500. ges that it. would destroy freedom of ~" speech and the press. Thomas denied that It ts a '.'witch hunter's manifesto." it merely would permit the (J. S.. he said, to defend itself aganist "the foremost menace to democracy." "It will spell [he death of the Communist Party In the United States with headquarters in Moscow," he said. "H will spell the end of Stalin's meddling in the internal affairs of the United States." The bill would clamp strict curbs on Ihe 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 Communist Party and Its fronts would as an-Air Force piSct at the Army Air Buse here and was statnncrt here for about two years. Mr. De- Splinter married a Blytheville woman. N. Y., said "the great majority" Americans refuse -to believe the' Army has made an honest effort ' to recruit the men It wnilts. Allen hinted earlier he may keep bottled up in his rules committee Andrews' bill to draft men ID through 25 for two years military duty. He said that In any event he won't clear it for House until sentiment ji Y 'Peace' Talks .Frequent Topic In White House I National Guard To Curb Violence In St. Paul Strike SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn,, May 14. cU.P.)_Cov."Luth«r \V. lounndahl ordered out the National Guard tod*y to lult Ihvwi days ot meat utrike violence, after about 200 m«m invaded the Cminhy meat plant, smashed machinery End of Palestine Issue in UN Near 'Ghost Authority' Still Sougk* at Holy Land Situation Hits Climax I.AKK SUCCESS, N. Y I™'.!-' 1 ' 110 , "'"ted Nations „„,*„, In the wake of reality today to The Jewish flag-blue and wh,tc tt hi Pot^c' 0 '' "" ™ "" with • yellow Slnr of David—al- 'eudy flew over many strategic buildings in Jerusalem, radio reports said, but strong Arab resistance 1 wits being met by Hagmmh men fighting their way toward the Jaffa sate leading to the Old City. There was bitter Arab defense in the area of the former police headquarters and other government, buildings In the Jaffa road. Hngiin- «h men advanced house-by-housc. Med Crou R»l*n Kl»i The interniiUoiml Red Cross raised lt.v colors over the Klni{ David Hotel and the YMCA Build- in* Jerusalem, It was said, and both Jews and Arabs were expected lo respect them. tho II rlji III 4 UN Ml- Delegates of ihc" 68 United Nnl- ons Jcnnicd a.i they resumed dc- iJ'ilc on the Holy La nr | taiiRle that Jews lind proclaimed their w slate. Tlie UN still had mill, in., (CST) when Britain's nuindale technically ends-lo take .wine action. Diplomats mid UN officials were confused and depressed as they moved In thc dying hours of Great niltaliiE mandate toward a "Ohnst plan" which would do little moVe limn send - csllnc. Jewlssh representatives «t Lake Success WDI-O Jubilant, Attcinpls to Intervene forcefully In Uio Impending Arab-Jewish wa" UN mediator to Pal- To the North. Hannah troops *Th "'^Im 1 "*! ™"" )lc ' e , 1 S'' .tacked t!i« hitim-i,. ,„..! „/,"' . Ilc Political Committee attacked the hlstorli where Napoleon's j , „..„ „„. feated, and by early afternoon hai^ captured it, wireless reports to Jewish headquarters here said. Fighting men of Hagaiinh were lu bloody combat with Arab warriors from Dan to Beersheba, the biblical limits of the Holy Land. And thousands more regular troops of siir- romidltig Arab slates—perhaps 30,000 men In all—were poised on the borders of Palwtlne for attack. Haganah sent all ll.i 10,000 nien and women to battle stations to defend the approximate 6,500 Kquarc miles of the new Jewish state — about the area the United Nations | I . ' I * •«*; I MllUl.il,] t Ic jwit of Acre, O jf Ule ,,„ lt , .^'"L™ 8 , ."": 30 a.m. csV :nnltlce started a meeting nt 8:The plnii destined for final ap- liroval was based on last-minute, suggestions from the United States. It would leuve the question of partition of Palestine to be decided chiefly by force of anils while retaining for UN a thin thread of legal authority In the Holy Ijind, Compared to the original American goal for this emergency meet- Ing of the UN General AMembly the final plan represented K major diplomatic setback for the'United States. RiiMla and its followers'and .... , a" - ' ---------- --,..^.n «»u ILO l"»"l*l*CIO BIIU U partition plan of , lust .November 1 few pro-partition. slates like Clua- gave the Jews. All men and women temula and Uruguay fought even ! 3 J° ?, 5 Wer * moblll , M<1 - A | r raid I the "Oost" plan to the last he- prec«utlons were ordered In Aviv and other Jewish ditles. Tell cause they contended II would WASHINGTON, May 14. — <UP> -Despite the ice water thrown by bill. May Vote Next Week Other Republican leaders sfl draft measure will be brought House vote next week. „_ ,. .. . w y l nn h < ' thc "'""'nistratlon on the sugges- lls on his own • , lon of a ,, otlicr , )lg nowcr m! , cst ,,, e 5 it was 'learned today that it has fh^ becn " filirly ' dlscllssion I n to a subject of the president .' .. Mr. Truman in his defense request late yesterday dropped no hint of . .. . his pending action on a bill to buy be required to register with the; the first planes of a new TO-group and high officials in recent months. But each time the question has been raised, it was learned from a reliable source, thc decision Justice Department. Communists would be barred from the federal payroll. They would be prohibited from seeking or Using passports. Weather Arkansas forecast: Mostly clear, slightly cooler East portion tonight. Saturday fair and warmer. Minimum this morning—51. Maximum yesterday—73. Sunset today—6:55. Sunrise tomorrow—4:58. Precipitation, 24 hours to T a.m. today—none. Total since Jan. 1—22.72. Mean temperature (midway between high and low—62. Normal mean for May—70.5. Air Force, The Air Force bill gives him not only the $2,376.000.000 he requested U'eeks ago to buy , planes, but an extra $822,000,000 as well. In tossing in the additional money Congress served notice It wants a. 70- group Air Force, not the 66-group force which the administration says I 5iate I serious debate has been, ovcrwhclm- > inely aaginst such a step. Ihl" Jint if ^ C Sl , U ' ati °" T!llSC " •« U.WCUHU,,. llm e. ±,* M K ^_ R _ l 'S as .." I)Ca . c . c °- There was. speculation that the more important assignment In the Soviet diplomatic service. Oiomyko's successor already Is en route here from London to become chief Soviet UN delegate. He ts the man who, as Soviet ambassador to Tokyo, delivered Russia's declaration of war to the Japanese government in 1045. ' Not Temporary Shift Officially, tiio Soviet delegation mnlntalncd that Gromyko would leave America for a vacation of wo months or more niul that during that time, Malik would be chief UN <)e!c£nle, UN diplomats were certain, however, that the Kremlin would have assigned one of the seasoned Russian diplomats now here for the Palestine debate to succeed Gromyko if he were returning lo the job. They added that when Moscow goes to the trouble of sending « deputy foreign minister all the way from home to Lake Success, the man can be counted on to remain for an time. is possible that thc Rd- replacement''of lion now would insist Hi bode Gromyko might „,„,..,„..uo,, now would insist Hi bode <i change of Russia's tactics has never formally discussed the ' o r, even more, its policy in Hie UN possibility of a new big power con- security Council and other agencies fcrcnce. Both the White House and in which the East and West, long State Department have taken cverv hnvp hp^n Hrarii/w-frp,-r is enough. Yesterday's money request actually was only a breakdown of the general plea Mr. Truman mnde to Congress in April. He said then the world situation called for extra defense spending of around $.1,000,000,000. Here Is where the money would go: Army — 1*1,542.307,000, to boost maniwwcr 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 Tiie bees were buzzing around the Courier News office loday. Actually It was a wiiole swarm of them and the swarm look up temporary abode in a walnut tree on the Courier News Lawn lo await the arrival of Rev. Ray L. McUster. 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 » beehive perched atop the car proved inviting to the winged visitors, who found the housing problem much easier to solve than countless new residents to the city who walk and talk and plead for living quarters. The busy "bees" arour.d the office took time oif to observe thc bees, followers of « queen who had a few minutes earlier had fought a battle for thc retention of living quarters and lost. According to experts on bee culture, one queen, and one alone, rules in eveiy hive and on the occasion of the birth of a new queen be* in any hive there is a battle for step possible this week to destroy whatever remnants of hope remained that the leaders of the great powers would make another attempt to end the cold war in a pcr.sonal conference. The United' Press informant emphasized that the subject of another high level International conference had never been raised In a strictly formal manner. The discussions referred to were (hose which have followed the persistent rumors of secret plans for another meeting and thc recurring wave of demands for another try to make "peace" with Soviet Premier Josef Stalin. Half Moon Pupils Get Typhoid Shots At Clinic in Dell The sixth clinic sponsored by the Community Health Organization of Dell was conducted yesterday, with more than 100 Immunizations given the school children. More than 45 students from the Half Moon School were brought In buses to the Dell school for completion of a series of three typhoid shots Eight complete diphtheria and tetanus Inoculations, seven smallpox, and 44 completed the typhoid inoculations. Mrs. Annabel Fill. Mississippi County health nurse, who has been v Little Rock Chamber of Commerce] giving Inoculations in these clinics It did not take the scouts lone t/j I * 111 ^ "".'-assembled In the Blylhe-|gave some 800 shots in the schools • •• •'""" "'—«'««- «' " -"•-- of Mississippi County last week. In thc Harrison High School 186 typhoid shols were completed, maV- Missco Exhibit To Be Assembled Here Next Week moves. After the battle the bees, through some process ot selection of their own, take sides and half of the bees, including the drones move with the ousted queen. The evicted bees use their heads when it comes time lo select new Thc Mississippi County .industrial quarters and the swarm settles on ancl Agricultural Exhibit, which was any convenient object, u.sualh- a. a - ss - mb led In Little Rock for the tree limb, while scouts go out ih | A Pf," £ 3 meeting^ of the Greater search of a suitable home. i«"i- ^> '- ~> < -» It did not take tt» spot the hive whict lor Hie swarm in Iron have been deadlocked. It was pointed out that Gromyko has become almost synonymous with thc veto, and that the recall might be another step In Russia's "peace offensive." The British Mandate officially did not expire until midnight to- ilght 4 ,p. m. CST, but, British High Commissioner Sir Alan Cummingham formally signaled its end nearly 14 hours earlier. At 10:08" a. m. (CST), OimnliiK- tiam stepped aboard a launch at ,he Halifax whare to go to a British cruiser In the harbor. GurioiTto Head Stale About Bin hours later, a slockey 58-year-old Polish Jew, whlte- harlM David Ben Qurloh, proclaimed that the Jewish state of Israel was horn, and would be de- tended to the last drop of Jewish blood. Ben Qurion, HO years a fighter for a Zionist state In Palestine, will be first president of the republic. He also Is defense minister. Great as were the difficulties confronting the new staff, Jews hailed with rejoicing the proclamation that their, state—they had referred to It for months as "our state lhat will be"—had become a reality. Tel Aviv wo i bedecked with the blue and white flag, with its yellow Slnr of David. Its 250.000 men and women thronged the streets In gay holiday mood. Tomorrow the orlho- dox Jewish sabbath—they would pray for it, but loday they celebrated. UM Uv« tha 10£*r jcropt. ier News office, and within a short time the queen bee had moved from her perch in the tree into thc hive, accompanied by her drones and her corps of workers. Probably by the lime 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 table. In thc process of making honey these busy bees perform another valuable service for mankind. The bees, as they gather nectar from flowers, aid in the polliniiwtion of plants to increase the yeld of orchard and field / h was provided Chamber of Commerce office nt of the Cour- 7lc!tl wcck ' Worll> Holder, manager, satd today. Plans call for Ihe exhibit (o be shown In the display window of one ing a total of 800 given in that school this year. of Ihe .down-town stores the rol- In the Armorel school, Monday. lowing week, Mr. Holder added. 208 booster shots were given, and This exhibit, which Little Rock In the Burdctlc school, 143 were businessmen reported to be thc i completed Monday afternoon, finest assembled since the Cham-, Around 500 Inoculations have been ber of Commerce Inaugurated a given in the Burdette schools program whereby various counties! In the No. 9 while and Negro in Arkansas assemble similar ex-l schools 250 inoculations were glv- hibits there, was displayed In the window of the Arkansas-Louisiana Gas Company for a week. It was later moved to the Mississippi County Bank In Osceola en Wednesday afternoon. These were booster shols, which are complete with only one Inoculation These shots are given when the xr . person has had the series ot three Mr. Holder went to Osccola today typhoid Immunizations the Threv- after ttx exhibit. hoot year. B/rtfi*ri//e Girt Honored Miss Lonnle Jo Hargctt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Hargctt, who I» Blythevllle's "tjidy in Walt- throw up a cloud of legal doubt about the validity of the UN's partition plan mu! tlie Jews' right to a Palestine state. A majority of the assembly s«em- ed ready, however, to settle for la plan with these main features: 1. Appointment of n "mediator 1 to sit In Palestine without police power and try to avert or minimize the Arab-Jewish war. 1. Suspension of the UN Palestine partition commission on June 1. .1. Formation of an emergency UN regime of the trusteeship type for Jerusalem, with a single "Commissioner, to serve as a sort o "mayor" under the wing of the UN' regime In the Holy Olty. The man for the last usslgnmcn already has been selected. and Is preparing to leave for Jerusalem He Is Harold Evans, a Philadelphia miaker and attorney. His mail Job will be to try and extend the precarious Arab-Jewish truce In Jerusalem and save the city's Moslem Christian and Jewish hoi; placw from destruction. , , . and •*•• ducted 30 non-striken. Voungdahl orally authorised th* state adjutant genera* to rvobUtat the guard, for the tint Urn* lo it euf In a civilian emergenci to Minnesota. At the aame time h« arranged leetlngs with repreaentatiwi ,gt ic meal packers and Ralph Bel- Icln, International president of he striking CIO United Packing, ouse Workers, who wa* enrout* icre from Chicago at the governor's cqiiest. Youngdah) said he would try U tffect a settlement of th« wc- onjeil and bitter strike, but he dell iicd to comment on whether he would ask the disputant* to jub- nit the Issues to arbitration; Youndahl called out the •III- tla after «00 men Identified ky Cudahy officlala u atrlkwi In- Tided Hit companjr'a plut at • nearby Newport, Minn. The at- tackera were armed with <tak% hammer* and knlvea. They surged into the plant, beat ind kicked nou-itrlkers and abducted 30 of them, driving Uk-m »way In automobile* and releasing hem along country roasts. Houn nler. however, seven of the hoe- ages stilt had not been accounted or. The mobilization of the National 3imrd was made at the reque«t of wo sheriffs who signed petition* staling that they are "unible wiii lie forces at our command, to en- lorce law and order and protect life ind property," Task Force Aaaeoibled Adjutant Central Ellard Walsh, head ot the Minnesota. Guard, iaid "fiibstar.tlal task force" will o« scut lo armotici In Minneapolli and St. Paul to draw arms, uniform* and equipment. All troop*, he taid will b« motorlxed and mechanlnd. There was no indication bow many troops would be lummoned t» duty. Presumably they will be atnt to the main Swift and Co: plant irt South at. Paul mid to the Cudahy plant m Newport. , •••'•-" The Cudahj Invaden, nan/ of Uiem Identified br company «*A- claui u striking employ*, of _tb« tlrm, "moved into the plant in a well-oiganiKd attack, that oatight the 66 non-itrlken inside unaware*. Storming the plant from front and rear, the attaciun inaahed machinery, beat and kldawl the Red Cross Home Service Workers Hold Conference Mrs. Floyd Haralson, executivi secfetary for the Chlckasawba Dls Irlct of the American Red Cros attended a regional home serv'cc group meeting in Jonesboro, j'cs terdny. Miss Bern'.ce Falk, area home ,«r. vice field director who has been re 1 cently assigned to Arkansas, cotv ducted the meeting. Ing" at the Memphis Cotton Cam- 1 The day's program was concern ival, was pictured in today's com- ed with a review of directives, flls merclal Appeal. The picture was taken during the Royal Court Parade down Main street there yesterday. cussion of the problem of transients, hospltalizntion of vetaraiii and the financial assistance pro gram. Field of Beauty Pagent Contestants Totals 24 to Date; Deadline June 2 Twenty-four entries have been received to date in the 1948 "Miss Blytheville" and "Junior Miss Blytheville" contests, It was annodccd today by Mrs. Gilbert D. Hammock, who is serving again this year as contest chairman. The beauty pageant to pick Blytheville's representative In the statewide competition for the title of "Miss Arkansas" is sponsored annually by the Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce. The contest wll be held on June », at « p.m. at Haley Field. The closing date for all entries has been set «s June 2, Mrs. Hammock said. Contestants for the "Miss Blytheville" title thus far are Miss LiVonne Portlock, Miss Carolyn W»de, Miss Dlan Cook, Miss Barbara Monaghan, Frances demons, Miss Miss Jimmle Prances Shouse, Miss Oyonne Krhardt, Miss Mary Van Sneed, Miss Ernestine Gibson, Miss Jo Anne Shanks and Miss June Buchanan. II Jntier Mtoc* Enter Those "Juokx entered to date in the eonlesl arc Kay Thompson, Sandra Kay' Saliba, Jeanne Ellen Hood, Carlcnc Lay. Sandra Mae Daughtery, Joy Skallcr, Dqnna Faye Tinker, Linda Jaggers, Robbie Lee Burton, Ma ncrva Jo Began, Frankte Nc) Johns, Ronnie- Faye Etchlson and Marcia Gayle Lewis. Mrs, Hammock said nine mon "Miss Blytheville" entries remain open and only a few more vncancle arc left for the "Junior Miss Ely thcvllle" entries. Entrants In the "Miss Blytheville' contest will model bathing suit «nd evening dresses and the "Jun lor Miss Blytheville" contestant, will wear either sun sulls or a bath Ing suit. Mrs. Hammock said entries In th. "Miss Blytheville" contest should be made by calling her at home o writing her In care of Box 144, Blytheville. Entries in the "Junior Miss Blytheville" contest should be submitted to Mrs. Rouse Harp. Judges' Name* Kepi Secret Out^of-state Judges will be selected and their names will not be disclosed nr.tll the night of the CM FAGEA.M •» Pa** It men oo the switches and Job, threw power yanked telephone* from their connection*. The? rancacted the li»IMInr, breaking kilo aH room* M lb« main office in Karch of w»- •trlkers. Thtj broto Into lr»a»Uth pen* ud freed mar* than IN nog-*. Then, Uie plant interior a shambles, they left In can they had parked near the plant, forcing M workers to accompany them. About 300 pickets 'massed before, the plant gatat later in the morning and refused to permit the i* workers still inside to leave. Bow- ever, sheriff's deputlec escorted torn* workcts Inside at their regular reporting hour. The non-striking worker* ban been employed for several week* smoking and shipping meat. Bom* of them have been Bleeping on coU 'nslde the plant. R. J. Swenson, plant manager, said six men Inside the plant wer* injured in the fierce fighting. Two required hospiUlinton. On the picket lines at Swift And Armour plants here, meanwhile, strikers continued to ignore court Injunctions limiting their numbers. At Chicago, it was learned that Heisleui, had left for St. Paul-to confer with local union leaders. Swenson said the Invader* i *n-» tered the plant through the main gate after breaking tht lock. H*> said they overcrowded the watch- • men on duty and entered the plant itself. They shut off the ooileri In th» plant immediately and threw the main switch, Swcnson said. Then they marched through the factory, breaking into every locked room. Sweason said the attack apparently had been planned careiully. Each man seemed to know exactly where he »as to go and what h* was to do, he said. The invaders used knives and sticks to break up the cots And sleeping equipment of the wwken. New York Cotton NEW YORK, May 14. (OT>> — Close sleady. ^ Open High Low Clow 3280 3287 3MO 33W 3807 3836 3190 ---,. 3133 3757 3133 «« 3363 33W 3*53 337* Dec. . ...... 3304 33% 3308 331*. Spots close 38.87, up I. Mar May July OCt New York Stocks CLOSING QUOTATIONS AT&T Amer Tobacco ... Anaconda Copper Beth Stec-l Chrysler . ........ '. COCA Cola ........ Gen Electric ...... Gen Motors ....... Montgomery Ward Int Harvester . . '. . North Am Aviation Republic Steel .... Rndfo M 1-t 37 7-« W 1-4 «0 1-4 1«S 1-2 3* 1-1 M 5-« .** 1-4 m i.-4 ua-4 , Socouj- Vacuum

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