The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 24, 1948 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS - -- T " DO^T MS****. „ .^m^^ ^^ ^ ^ - -*> *•»-• T T k^ 3U.Y— NO. SI BiyttmU* Courier Btrthevlll* Daily New* Valley Blythevllle Herald ^ - ^ — J w^»» Hog Prices Rise As Packinghouse Workers Return Operations Returned At Three of Foyr Major Meat Plants CHICAGO, May 24. (U.P.) — Partial settlement of the prolonged meat packing strike sent hog prices booming upward today. CIO packinghouse workers returned to their jobs this morning at three of the meat industry's big four packing fii-ms after 67 days on strike. awning hog prices at Chicago V 4i *! P*r hundred pounds higher. AC St. Louis they were up $1.50 to (3. The big packers were buying more animals lor slaughter in plants which previously had been struck. They were bidding the price up. Farmers sent the heaviest cattle shipment to market since March 8, eight days before the strike began. Cattle sent to the 12 big Midwestern livestock terminals today totaled 71,500 head, compared with 74,000 March g and 57..500 a week ago today. Hog shipments today totaled 76,600, compared with 77,000 last Monday. Favorable weather kepi many farmers in the fields and prevented" them from shipping hogs. M,m Workers Reiurn About 10.000 employes of the Bwift, Armour and Cudahy packing companies and 10,000 workers »t independent firms were set to resume work in plants they struck March 16. The first sent individual telegrams to employes early today, notifying them to return. The workers were being returned in groups ae their departments were prepared for work. kJl-kfits continued to parade be- 1&te Wilson and Company plants, however. The union continued the strike against Wilson because the *rm refused to arbitrate cases where striken were fired for ille- tal acts. Th* biggest picket lines In the history of the strike appeared before tfca Wilson plant at Chicago today. Nevertheless, a number of non-strf HrtM. «nd 71 »nd jee entered Bl|f Shipments Seen A spokesman for Swift, largest of the packers, said farmers wouid probably ' ship huge lots of live»tock to markets for the next week. hogs, he said, would become especially plentiful. An Armour spokesman said that "formers have been holding back shipments because of the strike but they're anxious to get rid of marketable animals to avoid feed costs." "From today on these should be more cattle, more sheep and particularly more hogs on the market." he said. But none of the spokesmen would promise the housewife that the more plentiful shipments would ease the strain on her pockctbook. BLYTHBYILLE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, MAY 14, 194S ArcMtecf To Attend National Me* Selection of U. S. Branson, Blytheville architect, as the Arkansas delegate to the National Coun- fll of Architectural Registration Boards' annual meeting In Salt Lake City, Utah, June 19 to 26, was announced today. Mr. Branson Is president "of the Arkansas State Board of Architects, a licensing board. He waj elected board In i,ittle Rock. The meeting of the National Council of Registration Boards will be held In conjunction with the national convention of the American Institute or Architects, Service f o Others Emphasized in Baccalaureate Sermon Heard by Blytheyille High School Seniors WfTWBLVB PAGES U f. ... Ei* -s ^ ** • More than 2,000 persons tUtt'nded+- lh« baccalaureaU services in spiu Use of Airport Lights is Urged Petition Drafted Asking Gathings to Seek CAA Co-operation Petitions -wcrer being circulated here today by members of the Blytheville Private Filers Association who are seeking electors' signatures to back up a request addressed to Rep. E.C. Gathings of West Memphis anrl orL-ivMv i.t.. , . t""-i Only a trace of rain fell and the service was conducted In the open us planned. Members of the high school band under the direction of Karl Waclen- pfuhl played the prelude "Chapel Shrine" by Leoni and the processional entitled "March From Athlia" was played as the 105 seniors took their places on the field. The Invocation was given by the Rev, Lester D. Strubhar, pastor of the First Christian Church and this was followed by the A Cappella Choir wlllj M| SS j 0 Anne Trlesch- mann as soloist, singing "Out of the Depths" by Jnmes and "Snnc- and asking hi. the Municipal support In Betting Airport lighter! by the Civil Aeronautics Administration. The petitions ask the Arkansas representative from the First COM- gressianal District to "take such action as you—may deem exned- lant to the end that the Civil Aar- onautics Administration will designate the Blytheville airfield as its intermediate field and to light and maintain it as such " • Representative Gnthings also is asked in the petitions to aid in obtaining approval of Blytheville as an air mail stop on the Chicago and Southern Air Lines schedule The CAA has had docketed 'for more than a year a bearing on an application by C. &• s. for a St Louis to Memphis flight which includes Blytheville as a stop The Blytheville Chamber of Commerce is seeking civil Aeronautics Board action to re-open hearings airlines route application: list BlythevilJe BS St. Louis-Memphis Active operation on which i stop on the flights, of field and runway lights at the Municipal Airport has been held desirable by aiamis of .iar»- Sderw Wins In Oregon by Wide Margin signed pilots here, and by the BPFA since its formation early this year, since the field was turned over' to the City of Blythevillc. Negotations. witii 1 the CAA for . by-, which the fedc- agency and the city lighting one run... - - »y although no official announcement is expected until a contract has been by both. The petitions point out that there are lights in operation on the field near Luxora. which was built during the war as an auxiliary to the Blytheville Army Air Base This field was taken over recntly by Osceola as a municipal airport. However, the petitions state, this Is a sod field on which "large planes cannot safely land and take off except in dry weather." It also lacks telephone, firefighling, crash-landing and transportation facilities, the petitions state The Blytheville airport, however has four 5,000-foot paved runways and all facilities the Lu.-cora field lacks, the petitions pointed out They are maintained on & 24-hoiir basis. The field here will accomodate any type of civil and military aircraft under the B-29 class. Blytheville's central location on the" airway between St. Louis and Memphis Business Area Gets New Lights Ark-Mo to Install 58 Additional Units On Walnut and Ash Woik on the Installation of 58 new whitowny ]i B i,is on Walnut I Ash, First nnd Fifth streets and one' block on Wast Main street is ex pected to be completed within six or eieht weeks, officials of the Ark- Mo Power Company announced today. Installation of the new tu«" by Gounod. The Rev. K. U RoWson, paitor of th* West Blyt**vllle Parish, gave the benediction and as the graduates marched from the Held the recessional, "Pilgrim's Chorus" w»i Mr. Stewart* subject played. The Rev. was "The Survival of the Fittest and his text was "Blessed are the meek; for they shall inherit the earth." "You can correctly estimate the status of civilization In munlty," he said, "by .„„„„..., the vnlue that community places upon human life, and that measure can best be shown by the Interest In fmy coin- measuring Institution, for the traMi* of the "Sometlmei we are led to wonder what is the status ot our 0*1 na- 1 on, for statistics show that during the depression years we were spending as much money for face lotions and beautifying cosmetics •• we vtrc spending for elementary tdu- **H'e «M« •pending in ihwie year, tr „.„ M mu< . h lor chewint turn alime a* for the training of •iir teachrrt; »« wcr> »p« n dlng «l>re* ilnwt „ m ,, eh for ^y drinks i. „„ „.,.„ ,p» ndlnr for ""H*" *"* *" lv ' rmltl ' s ' We «"« See »ACCAI,"iiRKA^-K*o™ U p ai e"V Traffic Speeded in Business District Through Use of Corner Signal Lights The corner type lights have been Installed on Main Street at all in-' on Ash at Second Street and on lights !s- an extension of the whitewaysys- tern installed in Blytheville's business district f n IMS, and is bein s done at an estimated cost oi »22000 the announcement said TiiLs will bring the total cost of the complete system in Blytheville to downtown n estimated Ht.OOO. of the installation of the ' Mayor : the field here an Intermediate field PCRI-LAND. Ore., May 24. (U.P.) ' The Blytheville nirport — Gov. Thomas E. Oewey. winner of I cd v.'ith field and ' Mo officials. The lights to be .Ii Jailed under the extension project are identical to those now in operation in the business district, the announcement said. Tic lights will be of overhead tSPe set on an nil steel standard The new lights will be installed on the South s irte of Walnut Street from First Street to Fifth, on tho North side of Ash from First to Sixth, on the West side of ' -ti-ect from-Walnut to Main, on the West side of Fifth Street from VValnut to Ash Streets -and on both sides of Main street from Fifth Street to Sixth Street. Work Well Under Way Installation work begun two weeks ago with the pouring of the concrete bases and the laying of the underground cable alrcatl" completed on Walnut, First and fifth street.,. The cable has been laid for the new lights on Main street and the pouring of the concrete base.s in that block is expected to get underway Monday The new lights are being installed by the power company at no cost to the city, as were those in the business district, the Ark-Mo officials stated. The whitevvay system m operation here i s considered on» of the best of iis knit! in the United States an dls comparable to similar installations in such .places as Chicago. Detroit and other large cities. Ark-Mo officials stated that laying of the cable and pouring of the concrete bases on all streets should be finished within two weeks am! , . , ,--..* S llat !t would take an additional Is pointed out in the petitions as' £our t° s;x weeks to get the stand- reason the CAA should dlsignnte l ard5 scl alld lights in operation " """' '•"-" — T1 'e installation of the whiteway system was approved by the City Fpur lights have been placed at* each intersection, with one light facing each direction. The liclits are mounted on steel standards on each coiner to make them visible in heavy traffic, Mr. Jackson explained. Installation of the corner lights was completed last week but their .operation was held up due to a faulty solenoid unit which controls the synchronizing of the lights This brings to a total of n street intersections where traffic lights are in operation with two more to be Installed and one to be moved Jackson said. Eight over- oil Ash, Main, Walnut and Chick- sawaba Strecis " To Move I..JM on Chlcksawabi Mayor Jackson stated that an overhead light would be histalie'd at the Intersection of South Franklin and Cherry, streets and that tlie hgbl now located at Fifth and Clnckasawba would be moved to the intersection at 21st Street and Chic- asawaba. The need for a traffic light at the inlcrsecUon of 21st and qhlck- ,V,»*' b (* w - S -^ Uch greatcr -than for one at Fncn aiiti c/uickusawnba inasmuch as it fs a blind intersection from two directions. Visibility at Fmh and Chlskasiiwaba intersection is fairly clear from all directions, he pointed out. Youngsters May Escape Draft Call Amendment Would Aim Bill Only at Men 19 Through 25 tho drnft Chalrnmrj C D, Introduced remove the' visions of JTnve up its fight to include '.If?',?^ ln ' "* ending Ouiney, this «£%&T« r vl!rc, SJ3J B .,5«?« h «-.««t n 'no l « that at is coiilDn- . . . runway Ilchu Oregon's 12-man Republican presi- but through lack of , 15C man v are dential delegation. Increased his! Incoporative and -"• ' pairs. The lights that are working will be turned on for night landings lead over Hnrold E. Stasssn to almost 10.CM votes todny on the basis almost final returns from Fri- Council in JM5 prior to the completion of the installation of the Main will require re- I Street lights. of day's primary election. The official count from Portland precincts, which was concluded today, offset SUiFscn's strong show- inn in many of Oregon's agricultural and dairyir.g counties. Complete return!; from 1.755 of the state's 1,851 precincts gave Dcwcy 111,230. siassnn 101,911. Etasseu emerged on top in in of Crcsonl 36 counties, giving him a tivo-county majority over Dewcv. rolled .up h:'s victory total in th^> major metropolitan areas. The token vot« for President Unv- ry Tiuinnn en the Democratic Party brl'Dt rcse to 1H.C30. Many D=mo- cr-:!-; bailot.s. however, were un- Chrysler, UAW /Tr.?st< PsTSOIT. M«y 24. (U.P.t _ S:ri';cbound Chrysler and CIO If.Mtrd Auto Workers union officials arrccd tod^y to open wage ncgotia- tff •« frr the first time i:i the 13-day only if a pilot communicates with the nirport in advance nnd requests their use. Transient aircraft now landing here excluding military planes nverngiM from six to 10 planes per day, -the petitions state. Airport officlnls and personnel have pointed out that the field is becoming widely known. They base their statement on the number of transient pilots that land here from distant out-state points nnd who have said information about the airport here was avail- ab'e at their home fields. A total of 50 petitions are beiu circulated and each has space for 23 signatures. Soybeans (Pricoi f.o.b. Chicago) July ',31 401 3D7 3.M-397 November ...3l'4 315 314 315 New York Stocks cm- old walkout of 73,000 Chrysler P' "yes. <~ -v. Kim Sigler of Michigan, act«••• r.s mediator, psrsuadod the com- P n 'y and un'cn at a secret meeting j"'. i'l"lU nnrt early today to resume '"]> Inlfes, he announced at a press session was set Final Stock Report: AT&T l Amcr Tcbacco Annconda Copper Ecth Steel Chrysler Gen Electric Osn Motors icsday. with only t- "• Principals In the wage dispute r :=:it, ;jj<0cr said. No state or L""?i j r mcdlato " will attend, |Jt - - -inen. -'•-r.whllc. General Motors cor- P -ntion and the VA\y set another f" r-rcncy meeting today in an ef- l>;-cvenl ft slrike by 225,000 ,. GM workers on Friday. Int Harvester North Am Aviation Republic Steol Radio ;.. Socoivy Vacuum ... StudebnUcr Standard of N J '.'.' Taxns Corp Packard U S Steel' 158 5-8 59 3-4 40 1-2 3G 1-2 61 1-2 40 1-2 60 3-4 63 5-8 17 1-8 96 1-2 12 1-2 20 3-8 13 20 7-8 Quarantine On Dogs Here Lifted Today Chief of Police Charles Short today announced the lilting of the quarantine on tut warned do also are In favor of I provision, eliminating ««« Will be operated Irofn ' ""nJ^L^* Ca "' until 10 p. „,. on ,,j, da °,. j vel om ,,cn" has not j Atomic — six Democrat, today he sni(l.i criticized the proposal to extent! 7 a. m, Tiie time of operation dta.iiicly been decked whl'TM'f lestri -'<=1 '<>' the horn., tthea traffic Is the heaviest \\e aic mcie or less '.oing to have to feel our way around for the 'Jivx .;w w^i.s , :H ; ,,;... ,-. e things-out as we go," he sold. •U' lurnt Kestriuleil A control switch is being installed at the City Hall Fire Station hn 'It""' , ch illrl1 "" ''Si'ts red when tnere ,s a fire. The switch is board at the station^nThghts''^!" be flashed red immediately at the sound of the lire siren. Mr. Jackson stated that no "U" turns will be atlowed al mters( , c . l , JO " s *'"? r e tr *<"z "Slits are Installed. "U" turns will be allowed on Mam street at two intersections that the 18-year- also these other de- ., - *-•—!•"..«i vv CALCilii the terms of members of the Atomic Energy Commission for only two ycnrs. The Democrats said the proposal would "seriously Impair" the atomic energy program. Prcsl- v!T v ?!!•""!,"""'"' to flp|X)!nt Da \ld i.. Lillenthal, present clmlrman for « five-year term and the oilier four members for terms ranging iroiu one to four years. liepulill- proiioscd the compromise two copa» Cease-Fire Orders Given By Jews, UN and U.S. But Holy Land War Continues Arab League May Ask Time Limit Extension I-AKK SUCCKSS, N. Y.. May Z«. (U.P.I—Syria annuuncrd It would »!>p*m| on behalf of all the Arab I/e»«ue ,UIM t«Ml»y for another JS hour, to *tudy Hit tlnltMl N»- lloiis rrqunt for a truce In Palft- LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y , May 24. (U.P.)—The deadline for a United Nations Iruce In Palestine pnsscd todny without any word of a letup In the Holy Land fighting. Reliable sources reported, however, that the scvcii-iintlon Arnb U.S. COA*M( and Navy Radioman Die of Wound* JfoeeiVcrf in Pa/t<tin« WASHINGTON, May 24. <up>_ T\vo o!flci»l representative* of the United SUtei government—» diplomat and a Niivy nmn—have been killed In the Palestine war. The State Department advised yeslerdny that Thomas o. Wasson U. S. Consul General In Jerusalem! antl Chief Rndlomnn Herbert M Walker, who suffered sniper nnd nmchlne gun wounds, rcsiwcttvely had died. Arabs Demand Surrender as Price of Truce Bjr EUav ' TEL, AVIV, May 21. (UP)— Th« Israeli government ordered a provisional ceasefire In the Palestine war for 8 p.m. todaydo a.m.CST) but Caho dispntches Indicated tho Arabs were demanding complete Jewish surrender as their price to Thcro was no additional word I Cl ™ lh « ^ootinsf. from official sources on tho condll-| ",* Jewish ceasefire order, mad» ion of H third wounded American " Thomas Oniinon of Wnshliigton D.C., consulate guard who was shot , that the Arabs re- b» The new state of Israel formally I last week, notified UN hendtiiuulcrs It hud I ordered a cease-fire to Its troops effective at noon <EDT>—tm hour I earlier than the UN's deadline—on the condition that Arabs also agree i Tlie council voted U to 0 late Saturday to send another ccnse-flre appeal to both sides In tlie Holy Land war, this time giving them 30' hours In which to comply. The United Stales wr.s ready to press for further Security Council measures to brand the Arabs as aggrcssora unless the expected Arab request for a delay means there Is • chance Unit .Arabs will agree to lay down arms. Need More Time The only word from the Arab states received at UN^hnndnuarlcrs by I p. m_ was two notes from the governments of Iraq, and Syria which confirmed receipt of the Security Council's order. The notes added that the governments had not yet had time to "consult." RiitinAnglo-U.5. Relations Looms Gr«at Britain's Aid To Arabs Brings Two Official Discussions LONDON, May M. (t(.r.)-The Brlllili rnvrrnment (, "using ju best eniieavuri" wllh the Ar«b« to *et thirm (o accept a truce in Palestine, a Foreign Office spokfi- By Homer Jenk» United Prow staff Corresponifent LONDON, May 24. (U P i — While a "yes" from the leaders of Trans Jordan, Egypt.Syrla, I^banon ^"w u A , rah '*' Ira<1 Rntl Yenw » *oul<l bring about only:* temporary halt In the Holy Lmfd war' it almost certainly would vltunl c " cl be regarded tllc Conflict ,,, * eensc-fire appeal, voted by the Security Council as a mild sub- ,,,-er, m ti, n stllute for a stronger' United States at hon e ami £2TL,f"« ...^-'°>'. MS rotary's office. liter Douglas said the conversation covered a wide range of subjects. Palestln* was mentioned briefly, be said. ~Kvei\ ti.imlnn] supporters of the government had begun to question tiie wisdom of continuing to subsidize tin, A ,ab Lemon of Trans- Jordan with money and British officers In tho fnce i mcdlnlor . wS,,«^TO ( srSars *?„'?,, p* m ?°?™- b ^'T,y n «!-..««'«W~ e i £1 " mi h " *• to the Arabs to "cease fire" Palestine war. inchester aunrdluntly: ' lost few dnys -our rela- the United States have deteriorated shockingly. Britain hns, of course, been unpopular be' icn none the worse a, but, this Is not a nt which ttal'll Snli Dclmrtmcnt ^closed fess'and' that It told the Arnb states the US ?he C1 )rcse nt '" " gtm&]y dlstllrl «d 'at The U. S.' appeal i M,., — '"" ii »'uie in wmcn in the \ V c can afford the luxury of Isoln- Uon, even If our record were spot- . was sent to Egypt. Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Soucli Arabia, Yemen and 'I-rans-Jorclau No ansv— ' mr critics wholly mistaken. Our national credit matters more thair- Mr. Kevin's obsessions, and the cabinet must act n.ulckly to remove that reproach. To plead Hint we must help participants In the Pa cslln,. war with British gold and British officers because the do, the same, was issued in spouse to Saturday's appeal „, the United Nations Security Council for both sides to stop the flght- hig within 36 hours from midnight The Egyptian government disclosed all Arab states wera con- lerrlntf on an answer to tlie ap- rwal. However, Informed sources snld the Arabs would demand a nnlt to Jewish Immigration and complete Jewish (lisarmament. It was believed these terms, tantamount to surrender, would b« rejected. Ar«b forces continued to makt Important gains In til. 12-day- o!(i ontue for Jerusalem while the censoflrc negotiations went on. The M ,! llfl " commft "<l In Amman said thnt Egyptian and Arab troops, which linked up at Bethlehem Inst week, stormed and captured Rnmnt Rachel in the Southern Burburbs of Jerusalem. JCIM Claim Victory Rhnmt Rnchel, the ilte of Rac_ ., , - T three miles South of Jerusalem on the road to Bethlehem. Jewish sources admitted there was heavy fighting there but cJaKned th. Alb. had been repulsed. Arab gunj empiaced North of Jerusalem hurled shellj Into the modern tectlon of Jerusalem, apparently In a »oltcnlng-up pror cess, but nctuaj fighting was confined to the street battle within thee old city's ancient walls. •.';/ . The Arab drive, appeared to hav« the holy city firmly: .within • the Jnws of a powerful nutcracker. The main force ot Klnf Abdullah's Arab Legion pressed down' from tho North while the Egyptian Army was at the Southern gabs The Jerusalem Jewish community of 100,000 wa. reported In serious Plight, short of water,' short of food, battered by shcllflr* and raked by snipers' bullets. The provisional Jewish government headed by Prime Minister David Ben Gurrlson handed the ceasefire message to William C Burdclt, U.S. vice consul In Jerusalem, early last night WORLD NEWS BRIEFS C ' and Sixt " n , and Main. No Ilghls are installed at these intersections. He also stated that City Attorney Percy Wright and Municipal Jud/4 Graham Sudbury are drawing up an ordinance to control left and right turns at traffic lights The ordinance will be presented to the City Council for approval at !(<; meeting June 8. Sen. Feeze/ Sworn In dogs In Blytheville t ? d WASHINGTON, M William C v -Pcnzc, i to set up a JlftO.000.000 for that purpose. The Army would buy the fiber ship it to Japan and supervise its use. Any profits on the sule of finished Roods would bo retained by the Japanese. Labor—Rep, Gerald w. Lnnrits «., Intl., would make It permissible 'or employers to fire "subversive" employes without being charged unfair labor practices To <lo with owners to purchase city tags for their pcU before turn- iiiR them loose. The quarantine was ordered six weeks ago due to a rabies scare in South Mississippi County- and Memphis. "In spite of' the guaranttne and previous warnings to dog owners the sale of city tags for dogs Is lagging far behind." he said. I th Sen. by 24 (UP) — •i-'cnzcl was sworn In as a U, S. Senator to fill uncxpircd term of the late John H. Overton, D.. La Feazel was appointed to the Dost this. Landls asked the House-Senate Labor committee to amend the lart-Hartley Labor Act. Economy-House Speaker Joseph W. Martin, jr. won't agree with "lose Republicans and Democrats who say the GOP Congress Is failing on Il s economy pledge. He said he Its target from get year, confident congress will hit of paring »2 ,5 00,000 000 cnt Truman's total bud- ^ts Ju^y Philip Deer Accepts Position As Superintendent of Wilson School during j tli I duties „. ! today re killed because owners i crate refused to seep them up. ' Mr. He also stated that the city is ! successor contemplating hiring R dog catcher to aid with tlie drive against unlicensed dogs. Two Forfeit Bonds Raymond Newman and O D h<xte forfeited cash bonds of mo^lnTwhTn^Sl..?^ ap! ! " »£. TnT Mrl^Tr pear to »mu-pr rhar^o- *t ^.i..i.l~ ,_.-, .. ^^er, i theater in Wilson. Deer said today that his with the Department of Education has not been named and "V":. 116 c ? uld n <>t be appointed until the State Board or Education meeting in June. Mr. Deer's po«l- tion with the Department of Education Is one filled by appointment by the board, acting on the rec- 27 1-2) pear to answer charges g ai^^-sva^- of'^.^^^o^^-^ ' Th« resignation of Mr. Bird was Uf CC fhi° d feLi J ' H ' Cr » tn ' Preddeni the same time Mr. Deer's , i of the Khool board, Saturday, ac I Unc« 01 th* n^rtntendency. s i al TV,* t ' me resignation of Mr. Bird WAS » liji le^y l bT city"Ponce.""" 1 " 1 y "- - *- Ccc . ptcd * J ' H ' Two Injured In Tractor- Truck Wreck Ycmma Ilallcy. 47, O f Blytheville was In Blythiwllic Hospital today suffering from injuries received early Saturday morning when the gravel tmck which he was driving collided with a tractor one mile outh of the Caruthersville "Y" on North Highway subsidy from the Arab Lc B |on un- css the United Natlo :1 s ricclaros that tho Legion Is commlttlnK breach of the peace In Palestine. Second Chancery Court District Bill to Be Drafted Hospital attendees at <il noon to- : ion e "' r "" IUcc of lawyers In the 12th Chancery District, which has been mi hoi-tol to prepare a draft of a hill culling for the creation of a second division of the chnn- - "" "vjuii LU-r ^ court, will meet here tomorrow day reported his condition as ".sll-' ln the offices of Burlt arid Siid- ~ " mprovcd." He received 'i" r y..'n the First National Bank ghtly several broken ribs and Internal Building. Injuries. . The committee will report Thurs- Ots Johnson, Negro of Caruth- d "y "' Jonesboro at a district b.1r ersvlllt.- driver of the tractor was' association meeting on ringer of his right I sc "'e with Francis H. Cherry of hand was dmputated at the first! Jonesboro. Joint. Acordlng to Missouri State Patrolman H. M. Schmitt of Haytl the accident occurred while Bailey was cnroute to Cnruthersvlllc from Holland for a load of grovel. The truck was owned by Flcetwood B Joyner of Blythcvlllc. Patrolman Schmttt stated both the truck and the Bnr associations in Mississippi Cralghead, Clay. Greene, critten- dcn nnd Poinsctt counties are represented of the committee which were traveling North »t the time of the accident. Johnson nppnrent- ely attempted to turn the tractor to the ' ' started will meet here tomorrow. The Cralghead County Bar Association will be host to the district meeting, George N. Oreenhaw of Jones- tlmt,boro president said, tractor | _ The committee to draft legls- left when Bailey's to pass, patrolman latlon Is composed *>t chairman boro, John Mosby of Lcpanto, Graham Sudbury of Blytheville Frank: trucklBorham of Osceola', John Fogle... .. _ • : Sell-j man of -Marlon, Cecil Grooms of mitt said. Both the tractor and the I Pnragould, Brynn MeCalien of Corn- truck were heavily damaged. ing and Grant Ward of Plggott. New York Cotton NEW YORK, May U. (UP)— Close very stcsdy. open high low close Mar ....... 3220 32TO 3220 3270 May ...... 3178 3236 3178 July ...... 3650 3SS2 3640 Oct ....... 3333 3313 328S 3:45 3306 3245 cloM 3&.41, do»Ti 60. 3236 36TS ----- - Plggott. About IS lawyers from Blytheville are expected to attend the meeting In Jonesboro. Weather ARKANSAS — Partly cloudy In extreme South, mostly cloudy ,wlth scattered thundershowers in the 33T1 j North and central portions today tonight and Tuesday. No Impor- I Unt temperature " Picked for Cabinet Post WASHINGTON, May 24— (UP)— President Trumnn today nominated Assistant Secretary of Agriculturs Chas-lej P. Brnnnan to succeed Clinton p. Anderson as secretary Anderson left tho cabinet early this' month lo seek the Democratic U S Senatorial nomination from New Mexico, Palfsllne Flights Cancelled WIESBADEN, May 24. —(OP)— The U. S. Air Force ha s canceled all flights which might involve American planes in trouble over Palestine. The Air Transport Command announced today that Us weekly flight to Dharnn, Saudi Arabia, was being taken off "due to unsettled conditions." f It was announced also that training flights of B-29 Superfortresses to Dharau from Germany have been called off for an Indefinite period. ITU Head Rc-Eittted WASHINGTON, May 24.—(up)_ John R. Evans, candidate for president of the International Typographical Union (AFL )today conceded the re-election of ITU President Woodruff Randolph aoid other incumbent officers. B-W Flight Cancelled FRANKFURT, ifay 24. —(OP)— Three American Super-Portresses on an America-to-Ofcinawa flight via the Middle East have turned around and are headed home today, U. S. Air Force headquarters announced, "due to the unsettled situation In the countries over which the contemplated flight to Okinawa would have been flown." Tornado WOODWARD, Okla., May M.— (UP)—Tornadlc winds were blamed today^for the crash of a twin- engined airplane is miles southeast of here yesterday which took th« lives of four passengers. The crash victim* were Georg* Gimjerich, 46, pilot; Oeorge Deloaf about 28; Mr s . DeLong, about »; and May Johnson, 40. All lived M Woodward. Furlr Lewim W*u4ol BOGOTA, Colombia, May at— (TJP>—Four leaders of the Ubcral Party were shot and wounded by unidentified gunmen near here teit night, it was announced todajb wat wrlousljr hurt.

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