The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 4, 1948 · Page 1
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BLYIHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND BOUTHEABT MISSOURI VOL. XLIV—NO. «1 Mytheville Courier Blythevllle Daily Nr Mlululppi Valley Leader Rlythevill* Herald BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 1948 TWELVE PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Court Approves Doubling of City's Land Area ^j Judge Roland Green in Mississippi C'ounty Court today approved the city's annexation proposal which will virtually double the land area of Blytheville and officially add about 4,000 to the population when the next federal census is made. Befor* final action was taken* on th« annexation proposal, the city amended its petition for annexing adjacent areas by eliminating about half of the C. H. Whistle property, a 90-acre stock farm West of Twenlw-first Street. Parts of the land owned by Mr. Whistle South of the railroad and West of Twenty-first street and along Highway 18 will be brought Into the city limits when the court order is entered on the records and plans are under way for developing this property for city purposes. It was disclosed. It la e\pected thai step* will bo taken won to plat the area Into city lots and lay out street* for Immediate development aa a residential area. The objections to the annexation proposal were withdrawn by Mr. Whistle through his attorney W. Leon Smith, who announced at the opening of the second day tol a two-day hearing that an tjSreement had been reached with city officials to amend the annexation petition. Two other objectors, the St Louis-San Francisco Railway Com pany, and a group of property owners announced this mornini that they would not offer test! mony In the hearing. Testimony was heard Irom seve ral residents of the O'Brien Addit ion in the extreme Southern arei annexed who objected to havinL their homes brought Into the city mainly because of the fear tha taxes would be greatly Increased Tax Increase Discussed In questioning these witnesses i was brought out that the increas in taxes would be about $2 a yea on a home assessed at $200, whic was the assessment figure give by one ot the witnesses, , The residents of the O'Brien Ai$ •edition were represented by Ed Cook at the hearing and he an nounced plans for appealing Judg Green's decision to Circuit Cour 'He conterjdedl. that the propert owned by addition to -the half mile and that only farm land tween the old city limits anrt the small community which could receive only minimum benifits from becoming a part of the city, and subject to paying municipal tax levies. City Officials Testify In a three-hour session yesterday afternoon Judge Green heard six witnesses for the city testify con- See ANNEXATION on Pane 12 'etition Revised Jy Private Fliers U.S. Assistance Asked In Maintenance of Blytheville Airport Members of the Blytheville Prl rate Fliers Association today wer circulating revised petitions askin U. S. Representative E. C. Oath ngs 1 aid in obtaining federal main enance of the Municipal Alrpor after their first petitions drew strong criticism from the Osceol Chamber of Commerce. The original petitions, first clr culated about two weeks ago, mari comparative references to the Os ceola Municipal Airport to which Chamber of Commerce officials of that city objected. At their monthly meeting last night In the Transients Pilots' Lounge at the Municipal Airport, BPPA members voted to send the Osceola Chamber a letter of apology along with a copy of the revised petition. It w r as explained last ni^ht that while the original petition had given the wrong impression, the pilots club here had no intention of putting the Osceola airport in "a bad light." Seek Better Facilities Here Only aim of the , BPI'A, It was said, was to enlist the aid of Representative Gathlngs In obtaining an "intermediate field" designation for the airport here. The new petition is essentially the same as the original except that all references of the Osceola airport have been omitted. The fe'vised petition points out the facilities available here and the temphians Visit Jlytheville on Three-State Tour BlylhcvilU Chamber Of Commerce Extends Welcome ot Airport Blylhevlll* today extended a hearty welcome to 38 Memphlans who visited the city In 23 planes on a goodwill air tour of Arkansaa, Tennessee and Mississippi. Tlie visitors had lunch h«re before taking off for Jonesboro. This morning they visited Jackson Union City and Dyersburg in Tennessee, and will spend the night In Little Rock. Alvln Huffman, J r , chairman of the Blylheville Chamber of Commerce welcoming committee, wa» spokewnan for the Blytheville rroup which (reeted the MrmphU air tourists on their arrival for a luncheon stop. "We feel that your growth and development are inseparably as soclated with our own progress an< the progress of every community in the Mid-South," Mr. Huttniai told the visitors. The Memphlans were on the! first goodwill trip by air, anrt th group was made up of business men, members of the Air Commit tee of the Memphis Chamber ommerce and the Aero Club. The visitors and a group ol Ely [heville businessmen had lunch at the Fly-Inn at the airport. Alf Waddell, aviation representative for Standard Oil of Memphis 3/yt/iev/7/e Co//ege Girl Gets Summer Assignment in Europe Miss Mary Frances Nunn, daughter of Mr. and Mr«. Mar- 'in Nunn, 517 West Walnut, ha* been selected one of the even American college students to visit Europe in connec- ion with the Experiment in International Living. Ills* Nunn, who recently wa»* _____ graduated with honors from Vai- j „ _ ri*lt Europe are women ttudenti. The Amerktn atudenU will live n the Oerrnan home*, all of which itv« been carefully selected by * leld representative of th« Eaperl- ment In Internationa] Living, and In e*ch case there will be a daughter, or in the case ot the one man itudent, a *on, of the iajn« age who sham the «am« InteretU a< the visiting student. Mia* Nunn majored In science at Vassar and Miss Oebhard tin been (elected because of her Interest in natural scitnce. Most of the famllte* (elected for part In the program live In the suburbs of Stuttgart, Germany. Miss Nunn will be In the home sar College, will »pend two weeks In a German home, a» guest of Pamilie Oebhard, a 31-year-old German girl, and will spend two weeks »t he University of Heidleburg speak- ng lo student! there about 1 the student life at American colleges and universities. She will leave the States June 23, and U scheduled to start her return trip September 3. The group going to Europe will be led by Dr. Eltiabeth Zorb, professor of German at Va&sar College. The seven students were selected on a competitive basis with their choice depending to a large extent upon previous education, diplomacy, language proficiency, and ability lo explain life in the United States In a forceful and pleasing manner. Miss Nunn explained that the grovip, three of which are Vassar students, Is entirely German-speaking and one in which there U particular Interest In Germanic culture, literature and a comparative study of other cultures. Alter lauding in Germany the seven students will be dispersed to various points, some will t«ach English to very young German boys and girls, others will work with doctors and lab technicians In hospitals, and others will have projects similar to the one asslgne< Miss Nunn. Six of the students planning to responded to the welcome given by Mr. Huffman and complimented Blytheville on the fine manner in which the town had utilized the Army Air Base. He explained that the purpose of the tour by air was to give private aviation a boost in this area. Mr. Huffman, In hla welcome, pointed out that the people of Blytheville have more than a casual interest In Memphis, "With Justifiable pride we recognize your accomplishment* in the fields of medical science, education, aviation and industry," he said. We are deeply grateful for the spirit of friendship which prompted you to include Blytheville on your itinerary, and we are conscious of the successes of your past and the promise of your future," Mr. Huff.- Cotton Pickers' National Contest To Be Held Oct. 1 Blytheville Joyceet 'Announce Dote and Select Committees The 1M8 National Cotton Picking Contest will be held here Oct. 1, It was announced today by W. F. Younir, genera! chairman of the contest, sponsored annually by the Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce. Date of the contest, one of the city's biggest events, wns set last night at a meeting of the NCPO Committee In the B. O. West Cotton Co. office. This will be the ninth year the contest has been held here. Tt wns land.' A two-day orientation program, designed to acquaint the members of the group with ways ol getting around in a foreign country and adapting themselves to problems that might arise will be conducted at the headquarters ot the Experiment, in International Living In Putney, VI. The group will fly from Windsor Locks. Conn., June 33. The air trip to Europe will probably take some 24 hours. Volunteers Fight New Flood Crest More Danger Looms; 13 Missing But No Deaths Verified increasing use of the field by local this I and transient pilots. The petition Jnmri said In conclusion. Representative Gathl»«fcBBPJifiMfei* i ''rrav Smart,. prejldenl '" '' ,.... by the-Civil Au nistratlon in Washlrijft*nr*t>; Miss Osceola To Be Named Tuesday Night "Miss Osceola" will be selected Tuesday night at Hale Field from jkfc group of approximately 30 aspl- ISrants, according to Henry James Swift, chairman of entries. The beauty competition Is sponsored annually by the Osceola Junior Chamber of Commerce, which award the winner a $100 wardrobe and a $50 cash prize as well as the chance to compete for the "Miss Arkansas" title in Newport June 30 to July 1. Miss Osceola and her two maids will be sent to compete In Newport. Music for the affair will be furnished by Elmo Donze and his orchestra and novelty dance numbers will be given by the Luxora School of dancing. Out-of-stiute judges will name the winner, and present her prizes, as well as sterling silver compacts to the four runnerups, and a second and third prize of $25. This designation would result in maintenance of the airport here by CAA, which also would maintain boundry and runway lights on the field. It also would place the Blytheville airport in a better position to eventually be designated an airlines stopping point. To Entertain Arkansas Pilot* iiai ^^ ^ During the business session last HanCT 6 Paul' night, plans were outlined for greet- . d " H - . Ing and entertaining the 100 or " "' "' "' more Arkansas pilots expected to land here Friday, June 25, after the start of the annual Arkansas Air Tour. The visiting pilots will be entertained at a dinner and dance at the Fly-Inn airport restaurant. "Miss Arkansas Aviation" will be selected at the dance. The Air Tour flight, joined by Blytheville pilots, will leave here Saturday morning to complete the state-wide flight. The tour will end in Little Rock. Plans also were mado for greeting members of the Memphis Aero Club who landed here today on a goodwill flight to Northeast Arkansas cities. Gale Hanson, non-scheduled air carrier inspector for the CAA, last nlRht explained two new Civil Air Regulations and after the business session showed two aviation films. Mr. Hanson also explained a nationwide move by the CAA to standardized air traffic patterns is in use at the airport here. New BPFA members introduced last night were Floyd Scay, Howard DeSplinter, and Arthur Fields, all of Blytheville, and Richard Rose of Roseland. ivllle Chamber of Com-was master of ceremonies ' luncheon ffiven at Fly-Inn for the air tourist*. Others serving on the welcoming committee from the Blythevillo chamber included: B. A. Lynch, president of the Farmers Bank anl Trust Company and former president of the C. of' C.; Mayor E. R. Jackson;' Worth Holder, secretary manager of the C. of C.; L. S. Hartzug. E. M. Regenold, John Mc- Pryor, Farmer Eng- Halsell, ^Russell Hays, Charles Rambo, James Terry. Graham Sudbury, Rupert and Roscoe Crafton, T. F. "Doc" Dean, W. S. Johnston, Russell Phillips, Harry Haine.s, J. A. Leech, R. D. Hughes, C. W. Afflick. E. B. Gee, W. H. Stovall, Harry Kirby, W. L. Horner, F. E. Still and W. C. Higgituon. I Harold Sudbury. owner and operator of KLCN broadcast the welcome and response for the Blytheville listeners. They are scheduled to return to Memphis tomorrow. Other towns to be visited are: Newport and Stuttgart in Arkansas, and Greenwood, Greenville, and Clarksdale, Miss. By Roger Johnson PORTLAND, Ore., June 3. (UP) — More troops and volunteers were thrown Into the battle today to save the water-soaked Columbia River dikes which were threatened by a new crest sweeping down from the Rocky Mountains. As the emergency crews fought tigninst the new daugeY, the Red Cross reported that 13 persons, Including. 11 children, jWere listed tentatively a*, "unaccounted for" in the Vahport City tragedy last Sunday. Dixie Operators Win Coal Dispute Judge Orders Lewis To Proceed With Contract Bargaining WASHINGTON, June 4.— (UP) J*hn !>. Lewis today bowed ID a federal court nrder and agreed to bajratn w ' lh th ' Southern Cwl France rj AasociaUon. Capture of Jenin, Arabic Bastion, Claimed by Jews TEL AVIV, June 4. <UP)—Israeli assault force* were reported unofficially today to have captured Jenin, Northern Imslion of the triiingulnr Arab salient in North CentrarPal- uslina which mciiHches tho rich coastn! plain comprising tha Pastor Arrives Eight- Blytheville Girls to Attend State Encampment Eight girls will leave Blytheville at 5 a.m. tomorrow to attend Ihe annual Arkansas Girls' State In Littl Rock. Each of the girls is sponsored by one of the various civic, educational or religious groups of Blytheville, to attend the citizenship traln- tjyig camp sponsored by the Amerl^:an Legion. More than 200 girls from Arkansas will be at Camp Robinson for this year's camp. Sylvester Moslcy will drive the girls to Little Rock in a Blytheville School bus and will return tomorrow night with the 15 delegates that the Blytheville organizations sent lo Boy's State camp, which will be concluded tomorrow. Mary Frances Galnes, Jean Dedman, Joanne Trleschman, Gay Garrigan, Ann McLeod, Joanne Lutes, Ramona Crafton, and June Sttres were the girls selected by the Blytheville clubs. Drirer Forfeitt Bond W. O. Kelly forfeited a $60.25 cash bond In Municipal Court this morning when he failed to appear, lo answer a charge of driving while] under the Influence of liquor. Kelley WM nrrmted yesterday b» Ciu Forte*. Princess Elizabeth To Have Baby in Fall LONDON. June 4. (UPI—Princess Elizabeth Is going to have a baby this Autumn. Confirmation of long standing reports that Elizabeth will become a mother came in a formal announcement from Buckingham Palace tonight. "Her royal highness the Princess Elizabeth. Duchess of Edinburgh, will undertake no public engagements after the end of June," the palace statement said. Court circles promptly the birth of the royal baby about mid-Autumn, probably late in October. The child will be next In line for the throne after the princess herself. Farm, DP Bills Scheduled for Consideration Weather Arkansas forecast: Clear to partly cloudy today, tonight and tomor- vow. Continued warm with little change in temperatures. Minimum this morning—63. Maximum yesterday—95. Sunset today—7'.09. Sunrise tomorrow—4:47. Precipitation, 24 hours .to T a-m. loday—none. Total since Jan. 1—22.72. Mean temperature (midway be* tween high and low— It. Normal mean for May 70.S. Thk Rate Last Yrar Minimum this movnins—56. Maximum yestetday—77. Precaution, J*n. 1 to thi« da!« — U.M. WASHINGTON, June 4. (UP) — The House Rules Committee today cleared the way for early floor consideration of farm legislation and a bill to admit displaced persons into this country. The committee gave the green light to a bill to extend the present farm price support program to June 30, 1950. Unless the bill Is adopted at this session, most of the government farm price supports would end Dec. 31. The committee also approved for floor debate a bill to permit 200,000 displaced persons to enter this country from Europe. House Republican Leader Charles A. Hal- leek announced that the house will consider It next week. f cast | He said the decision to take up jthe bill promptly is In line with j a commitment given Senate leaci- | crs several days ago. The agreement was that the House would consldc the bill If the Senate passed it mid If,a poll showed considerable House sentiment for It. The Senate passed a bill Wednesday similar, but not Identical to, the House measure which Is sponsored by Rep. Prank Fellows. R,, Me. The House Rules Committee was scheduled lo consider the displaced persons bill today. But, the Red Cross snld. there was no definite proof that the 13 were dead. Klver forecasters broadcast alarms that the new crest will hit this area some time Monday and will have almost the same volume as last week's destructive flood. Elmer Fisher, weather bureau forecaster, said the Columbia will climb to 29.5 feet at Vancouver and 29.3 at Portland, barely six Inches below the level reached Tuesday night and Wednesday morning at the peak of the Columbia's first rampage. The fresh troops and volunteers joined hundreds of weary workers fighting to save levees near the river's outlet to the Pacific Ocean at Astoria. Dikes in Critical Condition Engineers reported that dikes were In "critical condition" at Wll- iowgrove and Clatskanie, Ore., and at Cathlamet and Puget Island. Wash., because of seepage and sand "bolls." Thirty planes, Including several C-47 transports, were poised to ferry hundreds of thousands of sand tags to Portland from Sac^»:enlo and Stockton, Cal., to replenish a dwindling supply, Army Engineers said. Authorities, meanwhile, took extraordinary measures to combat widely-circulated rumors that bodies had been recovered from the Vanport City ruins and that news of the discoveries had been suppressed. County Coroner Earl Smith. Chief of Police James Fleming of Portland, Maj. Gen. Thomas E. Rllea. commander of the Oregon National Guard, and Capt. V. M. Gurdane, commander of Oregon State Police In Portland, all Issued emphatic denials that any bodies had been found. "We have found no bodies and have not even heard of a single one," said Chief Fleming. "We know that one truck driver and his truck went into the Hood bul his body has not been found. "It Is quite possible there nre bodies in the debris, but to date none has been discovered and the In- By Charle* H. HerroM (United Prm Stuff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, June 4. (UP) — Federal Judge' T. Alan Qoldsbor- pugh," denouncing the "boundless audacity" of -tfolra L. Lewis,'today directed the mine chief and has union to bnrpnln at onco with the Southern Soft Coal Producers As- New York Cotton NEW YORK, June 4. —(UP)— Close steady. Open High Ixiw Ck»e March ....32.63 32.69 32.39 32.S6 May 32.27 32.33 32.10 32.25 July 36.87 37.06 36.52 36.63 October ..33.35 33.54 33.15 33.28 December 32.77 • 32.90 32.S* A2.76 Bio*. down Ji, soclatlon. He said Lewis' refusal lo deal with the association ia Inconsistent, unreasonable, and unlawful under the Taft-Hartley Act. Lewis walked out of soft coal contract ialks two weeks ago because he wouldn't negotiate with the Southern Association, although he wns willing to deal with the 14 member organizations Individually. 'Soft coal operators hoped Goldsborough's action would break the deadlock and bring quick resumption of talks on a new contract to Chairmanships O f subcommittees were assigned members of the contest committee last night. In other action, the committee named Rouse Harp contest secretary and Jack I Owen treasurer. Other assignment* mado last night follow: S. G. Shcllon, cotton bag dress contest; T. J. Balloy, general publicity chairman; Den Henderson, commercial exhibits; Jlmmle Edwards, solicitations; A. 1 S Harrison, legnl adviser; Eddie Sallba, concessions; Jack Hawlings, entertainment; Illlly Boonc, row markers; J. T. Sudbury. radio publicity; A. A. Fredorlckson, newspaper publicity. Top Award i> ?1,(WO The Cotton Picking Contest will be held again this year on the field immediately of Walker Park, where It was held last year. An entry fco of $10 will be charged this year and the contest Is "o|)en to anybody from anywhere." The prize list also will remain the same, with the top pickers In the : two-hour event winning $1.000 In I the open division. Other open division awards Include a second prize of »250, third prize of $100, five prizes of JSO each and 12 prizes of $25 each. Winner In the women's division will receive $250. Second prize hi this division Is $100. third urh* la $50 and four prizes of $25 each also will be awarded. Special prizes of $50 will be given for the,, second , year to 'the'beel picker 85 years of age or older ami the best picker under 13 years ol age. LLUII Ul lttlft.1 I'll 1% IICW I.UILklnl.1/ IU ' . . replace the one expiring June 30. ml " "* war Russia Gives Finland Loan Ot $5 Million HELSINKI, June 4. (UP)— Russia granted Finland a loan of tS.OOO. 000 today In a quick follow up o the halving of this country's rc- . . i '<• A new contract would wipe out the threat of another coal strike In July. Ooldsborough, who twice . has slapped huge contempt fines on Lewis and the TJMW, snld the mine Soviets. The reparation. 1 ! cut will become effective July 1, Uie lirst day general elections' In Finland. Some quarters believed that It and the loan were calculated to have The Rev. Thtirnn McKlsson, win nst week was appointed pastor o lio Lake Street Methodist Church arrived yesterday with members o i Is family from tho Methodls Jliui'ch In Marietta where he ha. icrvcd for the past three ycnrs. ' The Rev. Mr. -McKlsson was sc cctcd by Bishop I'nul E. Mavtln ii little Hock to fill the vacancy caused by tho death of the Rev, II. H, nicvlns. The ncv. Mr. McKlsson Is a graduate of the Northeast Oklahoma State College, Talcquah, Okln., and entered the ministry in 1B34 and was ardnlniid In 1D30 by Bishop C. o. Selecnmn. His first Arkansas pastorates were In Ihe Fort Smith District where he served prior • to his appointment to the Monettc chinch. At Monctto he organized a Youth Choir, re-ortjaurzcd the adult choir and was Instrumental In the Instal- l*tlon-of» new-organ.-purchase ol new,pews for the pews'nnd other Improvements to the sanctuary. The McKlssom have seven children. r i"wo are married nncf those still at, lioinc arc Orval, Audrey, Ruth Joan, Mary Edith, and John Martin McKlsson. icart of Israel. Unofficial Jewish soured reported i Haifa that the Army of I*r»el lad won a three-day battle for Jenn. Such a victory would tear out he Northern anchor of the so-called , 'dangerous triangle" and endanger Arab iwsltlons over a broad sweep of Palestine. • The same sources reported thai Israeli planes were bombing Tullc- larni, the Western anchor of the irlnngle. The air assault was 'described «.i a softening up of th« strong Arnb base for a ground attack expected soon. Intense and widespread fighting went on unabated while Count Folke ncrnadotte, United Nations mediator, worked at top speed to find a peace formula acceptable to both Jews and Arabs. Benmcloltc wns. shuttling by plans among the capitals of the Middle East and accumulating the views ot chieflnlns of the warring states. 'Hie fall of Jenin, If the unofficial report Is borne out, would be one ol the blggent Israel) victories. It is the key base of theJ Northern section of the great stretch of central Palestine awarded to the Arab* under Ihe UN partition plan. Transportation llDh Strategically, Jenin Is the hub of transportation for the entire area, with railroads and highways radiating In an directions. The shock troops besieging Jenin struck down from the Plain of Armageddon to the North. Earlier' official reports sntd all approaches to the town had fallen to the Jews In bloody fighting. Even before the lute report from Haifa that Jenin had been cap- lured, heavy hostilities were reported In several sectors. A blazing 24 hours brought thete military developments: leader Is simply trying to destroy i strml g influence on the elections. the Southern Association because it Is a lough bargaining adversary. It is perfectly all right, Goldsborough said; for a union to consolidate ItJ strength to further its own interests. But: "When the time comes when labor or any organization undertakes to carry out Its Interests to the point tlia.1 It will disintegrate society then at that point It must stop." Will Issue Order Goldsborough Issued his castlga- tlon of Lewis In a 28-mlnutc informal opinion announcing that he would sign a government-requested order directing Lewis to bargain wtih the Southern group. Roliert H. Denham, general counsel of the National Labo'r Relations Board, asked for the order on complaint of the Southern Association, i which accused Lewis of unfair la- I bor practices under the Taft-Hart- | ley law. j In his Informal opinion, Golds- , „ , . . . .„„„ + . , , borough dismissed a.. P of the union's J »vlrt 'J™^ £»™ ^' „ ° reasons for not dealing with South-| ram * "' ,',' B A ™|| 28 ern Coal Producers Association and™ „,! . ' -rn'i,., dot,, Its president, Joseph E. Moody, as | J^£ t V l£.«. B " pUot^t A spokesman for the Bank of Finland said In annoucing the loan that Finland could ask for it In either goods or money. The reparations reduction was announced last night. Prime Minister Mauno Pckkala, member of the left wing Socialist Union Party, said the reduction was proof of Soviet friendship toward Finland. He warned voters not to elect "representatives of the former course of Finnish policy." Reparations experts said the reduction would amount to approximately $75,000.000 or one fourth of Finland's total ol $300,000.000 In reparations to the Soviet. Finland already has paid $150,000,000. U.S. Charges Russians Tried to "Ram" Plane BERLIN, June 4. (UP)—Amcri- ' can authorities charged tonight that "not significantly sufficient." Neither, he said, is there sufficient reason to delay granting the formation will be given the minute i L; we have It." hearing next Tuesday on charges that Lewis Is guilty of unfair labor practices. "Mr. Lewis' attitude Is a tactical attitude, he wants to destroy the . Southern Coal Producers Associa- I tlon, " Goldsborough said. viously with premeditation made several violent maneuvers In nn apparent effort to ram" the Amerl- Military Just-ice Overhaul Asked By Missourian WASHINGTON, June 4. (UP) — Son. James P. Kern, H., Mo., today Introduced legislation lo overhaul the system of military justice ns an amendment to the Senate draft bill The military Justice legislation 1ms been pnssctl by the House. Kern snld he Intends to seek n 'vote on It before the Senate lakes dual nctlo: on l!)-through-25 peacetime conscription. That probably will next week. Kcm's measure would let enlisted men sit on courts martini, let ac- cuseil servicemen have counsel at I pre-trial Investigations, and strengthen review and appeal machinery. It also would authorize sentences of less than death, for muvclev or rape, ami penalties less severe than.' dismissal for an officer convicted of being drunk In time of war. It also would set up n separate Judge advocate general's corps. The legislation grew out of widely-publicized invesllRntlons of the Army's cnstc system and military Justice. Meantime, strong Ill-partisan opposition shaped up to n Senate plan to put the draft on a standby basis and let the President rather than Congress decide when Inductions should start. Sen. Homer E. Capehart, R., Ind.. made the proposal in form of an amendment to the 19-through-25 draft bill, now up for Senate debate. It drew prompt opposition from Chairman Chun Gurney, R., S. D., and two Democratic members of his Senate Armed Services Committee. 1. Due Israeli fighter pilot «hot down two Egyptian twin-engine Dakota bombers over the Tel Aviv area Just before sunset lost night. A third Egyptian bomber was hit but escaped. •. • • a. The Egyptian government announced in Cairo that one of its' warships attacked the 'isrMjl port l^^""''," 11 ^^ "x'wetn Haifa" ' h. i A Vlv ' " lnkln if *« Jewish ship and shelling port Installation* J. An Israeli communique claimed that Egyptian forces at Isdud- on the borders of' the Jewish state 21 ' miles South of Tel Aviv, have been h,' rr ?TL ed a " d art beln s hea vn» blasted by warplanes and artillery. UN Loses Hope LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y.,' June 4 (UP)-unltcd Nations Security Councll members admitted privately today that only a miracle could mnke the Jews and Arabs agree to a truce In Palestine at this time The council pesscd the job of stopping the Increasingly violent Holy Land war to UN Mediator Folke Bernadottc of Sweden. But by refusing to give Bernaclotte any specific Instructions, the council tacitly admitted it saw no way of reconciling the different Interpretations Israel nnd the Arabs states Imvc mnde of the UN'plan for a four weeks truce with a Mid-East arms embargo. Israeli spokesmen were equally vehement In maintaining that 119 Jews of military age be allowed to enter Pnlestine during any cease- fire period. Senate Sanctions More Pay tor Aged, the Blind, And Dependent Children WASHINGTON, June 4 —CUP) —The Senate voted today to Increase federal contributions to state aid to the needy aged blind nnd dependent children by 1184000.000 a year. j ' The new contribution plan als» would Increase the maximum payments for the present $45 a month to $50. It wns approved by a roll call vote of 77 to 2 as an amendment to a Housc-npproved bill to clarify the definition of employes under the old age Insurance provision of the social security law. Onlv Sens. Harry E. Byrci, D., Va., and William P. Knowland, R. cal., voted against the amendment. Soybeans (Prices f.o.b. Chicago) July . 422A 422 416 1 4A 416 1 »A Nov. . ..339A 331A injunction until after the National I can fighter plane which approach- abor Relations Board holds a I ed as the Russian plane was fly- Ing off-course over U. S. zone. The American pilot was quoted as saying that he "narrowly avoided a mlrt-nlr collision." Eight Tennessee Walking Horses Are Sold at C. G. Smith Auction Here New York Stocks FINAL STOCK REPORT A T it T 157 3-4 59 1-4 39 1-4 35 7-8 63 1-2 Amer Tobacco .., I Anaconda Copper ilicth Steel Only eight horses out of the 20 of-, Top bid of the morning was,Chrysler fcred had heen sold by noon todaylbrought by Jimmy's Struttin' Gal, »:Coca Cola 172 as C. G. Smith's sixth auction of | five-year-old chestnut show mare [ Gen Electric 42 1-8 registered Tennessee walking hor- owned by Mr. and Mrs. Richard I Gen Motors 63 1-4 ses got underway this morning at,Mary of the M and M Stock Farm, |Montgomery Ward 63 1-2 his sales barn on South Highway 61.! West Monroe, La. The bid was N Y Central 157 The eight horses sold for a toUlj $2,250 but was refused. .ml Harvester 99 of $3,506, an average of approx-l A crowd of approximately 500'North Am Aviation 12 3-4 - -- Republic St«l 293-4 imately »43S each. buyers from all sections of the Delk's Last Chance, a three-year- United States were present at the old sorrell stallion offered for | opening session of the sale and a Radio Socony Vacuum by J. T Tanner of Franklin,. Term., 'larger number Is expected for ses- SludebakEr brought the morning's top price of sioiis this aftcrncon and tomorrow. Innriard cl N J $1,150. The horse was purchased by " ' Uncoln Hfciueh or Salt Lake City, Utah. The sale got underway at 10 o'clock Texas Corp this morning and will continue j Packard . tomorrow, u S Ste*l .. 12 1-2 20 1-8 27 1-4 8? 63 1-8 5 Rep. Gathmgs to Address Ark-Mo Ginners Meeting HOT SPRINGS, Ark., June 4.<UP>— Congressman E. C. (Took) Gnthlngs of West Memphis was scheduled to discuss C Henry Wallace Denied Place on Ohio Ballot COLUMBUS, O., June 4. —(UP) — Secrelry of state Edward J. Hummel today banned the Wal- Incc-For-Presldent party from Hie Ohio ballot under a section of the Ohio law which bars political kansns Missouri Gluners Association opened the final day of its annual convention here loday. The session will close with the election of new officers. Association President George Hcmphill yesterday urged repeal of all federal and state laws restricting sales of oleomargarine. Train Kills Floridan READING, Pa.. June 4—(UP) — Kenneth W. Schera, 19, Miami, Fla,, died at Community General Hospital today, 12 hours after his light truck was hit by a locomotive a ta Tuckerto grade crossing. Schera. who recently purchased the truck, was visiting his grandparent* here. He and other members of his family were scheduled to return botM to Bifid* tomorrow. Committee to Consider Tidtlands Bill Monday WASHINGTON. June 4. —(UP) —The Senate Judiciary Committee deferred action again today on the bill to turn coiitrof of the tiddanda over to the states. The committee 'decided to discuss It Monday. Firemen Make Night Run To City Svptr Market The BtyUrCT Bit Fire Department answered ft cklt to J*h* City .Super Market at 109 West Main Street last night. An electric motor on an Ice box became short circuited causing wiring to burn. Damage wu slight and -nt restricted to UK

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