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BLYEHEVILEE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NKWSBiDi-D r,». K.^T,.™,,, .,,_ .„.,.. ' • * ^-^ VOL. XL1V—NO, 65 Blytheville Courier Blytheville Daily Ntvi Mississippi Valley Ltador Blytheville Herald House Is Lashed ByVandenberg For ERP Fund Cut President of S«not* *. Btg* for Restoration Of $2 Billion Sloth WASHINGTON, June S. <U.P.>— Ben»t* President Arthur H. Vandenberg Uxlay angrily accused the House of jeopardizing "our peace •fid the peace and freedom of the world" by cutting funds for the European Recovery Program. The Michigan Republican bCijBed the senate Appropriations Commit- f« to restore $2,160,000,000 which the House—"with meat-axe tech- ntque"—had cut out of the- U. B.rriu;r.:n Sen. Myers Gets Ticklish Job of Platform-Writing WASHINGTON, Juive 9. (UP) _ The ticklish task of heading Che Democratic National Convention's platform-writing committee probably will bo given to Sen. Francis J. Myers, D., Pi. it was learned today. Myer? i, reported to b« the cholcs of Democratic National Chairman J. Howard McGralh to head tin preliminary drafting committee. The head of this group normally is ,\ol?cU;d by. the convention as chainm 'i of tne permanent Reso- luttonr Oommitteo to prepare the My hnve v-'l. -•rebel 1 and his committee will t walk A political tight-rope 'al discrimination u> keep . , Southerners front walk• throwing their support to iriciiite other than President foreign spending program. Vandenberg stormed at the House for attempting, as he put it, to "veto," to "repeal by Indirection" a. foreign recovery program which he called "the greatest possible insurance against the war w« do not want." Unless restored by th« Senate, Vandenberg asserted, the "cynical" House action will have a critical impact upon our prestige, our peace and the peace and freedom of the world." It wa-s the first time in years that -^» Senate president had stepped ^^fown from his rostrum to plead a • caj befrre a, committee not his own. Vandenberg is chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations committee. He also is co-architect of this country's bipartisan foreign policy. Draw. \*, M Crowd U was t dramatic occasion, and Vandenherg made the most of it, Th« committee room was packed and crowds Jammed the corridors seeking admission. The Senate president delayed his statement a few moments to permit protograph- ers working under klieg lights to Uk« hh picture. Vandenberg said it was with reluctance that he was throwing himself into a fight which arrays him against hl» party colleagues of the House Republican leadership. But tit was doing so. he said, because the House action "guts the enler- ^ prise."•- "I'come only to plead," he said, •ihat you do not make indirect use of the appropriating function Veto the-*, "and? dra* same time, the platform will have to try to come TUB DOMINANT NEWSPAPER Of NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MUMPUM J!i^Z!iH!Hl!^ WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9. 194g Senators Erase Draft Color Line; Final Vote Seen Southern Proposal To Segregate Troop* Meets with Defeat WASHINGTON. June » (UP) — The Senate today voted down a holly-argued proposal by Southern Democrat to require the armed forces to segregate by races men who requested It. The action came on an amendment by Sens. Richard. B. Husscli, D., Ga.. and Burnet R. MaybnnSc, S.C., to the pending 19-throngh- 25 draft bill. Senate leaders hoped for a final vote on the bill tonight The, segregation amendment was defeated by voice vote after a final ULA'-. . a Will ntl*c IAJ lly 14J Conic .' 'U--.V ywie >111<M a II up v-.(h a plank that will carry out hour and a half of argument 11" .nUn of Mr. Truman'a reques- ed < vil righs legislaion. If '/rah, who was given auhorl- y by the National Committee to nau c. the preliminary drafting gr<?->p, said it will have balanced representation from. all sections of the (ountry. There was no indication yet, however. who he has in mind from Southern states, Noise Abatement Plea Considered Aldermen Asked to Terminate Nuisance From Cement Plant John After n 30-minute conference with a small group of residents who registered protests against "noisy and dusty" operation of a building materials plant in West Blytheville. the City Council last night delayed taking legal steps demanded .by the complaints when it adjourned until next Tuesday night in order to obtain legal advice. The complainants, who appeared at .the. Council's monthly meeting which Rusrcll and other Southerners urged the "voluntary scsregn- tlon" to "maintain the efficiency" of the fighting forces. They blasted at length the president's civil rights recommendations and said Mr. Truman's proposal lo wipe out race barriers for men in uniform would violate "individual rights." Chairman Olian Gurney, R SD of tlie Armed Services Committee,' and 8en. Claude Pepper, D Fla led the opposition. Pepper opposed the amendment while emphasizing that ha also on- posed "what in my part of the country is called social equality" He said he was against the amendment because lie wanted to leave the question "to the good Judgment of the armed services themselves." Rus-wll said Pepper's position is cleariy in conflict with the laivs of Florida" which require segregation. Pepper Jumped up to deny it But Russell said "I'll Jeavo It to' the record." Pepper Cltet Oath Pepper said "I'm not going to stultify my oath to uphold the constitution to write into the law any proposal for segregation . I'm e not compelled to write Into the law - J how the Army .shall run the Army." in City. Hall last night, virtually brought to a head a'situation in- 'Ihe Ploridan said he opposed Russell's proposal for the same reason he voted against ati amendment by Sen. William Laiii-cr, H N.D.. to outlaw all segregation iii the armed services Russclt accused him o( "wholly and. completely mlsrepresi-ntiif" ; H 6 Georgian's amendment. He also charged the press "and raMio "of- Y., of the House Ap-j West, Ash Street, last nit-tit ions Coinmittee which vot-fthe council to take steps tt . .-.« and cement' te "" '"""prfsented his proposal. plant constitutes a! , "' James °- East land, D., Miss., public nuisance, the residents most! cn!u 'S ed 'hat a "great pressure of whom live in the 1000 block on' cnm P I11 S»" Is trying to break down - ' - - - .ressed' P,TJ^. l8 . n '" llle Ann y a " d la *'^ ed the cuti originally, declared: 'I reiterate that the reduction in funds passed by the House of Representatives is based on facts and It should be upheld. ,'i', 1 „" fi ? hl *° the e " d ia "tain all the special pressures' which are being mustered to make a treacherous raid on the American taxpayer" Vandenberg declared that if the ' the firm from operating until "the i He declnl ' e(1 that, "for political noise and dust were abated - I re!lsons -high officials are willing Residents of this section have rcg- i whoTirllesV £,J"'" °' *" ma " istered complaints off and on for: Rem'ib'iciii ip','rip r , ™^TA'£^&«£^™ >"' construction of the plant ,n that ,0- Guniey'atdt "was con.ident of '" a votc . , .. , the Senate quils, but Chief question. last night appear- admitted it may be late because ed to be—where does responsibility ; several controversial amendments cuts are permitted to stand world I for ab ' in S 'he alleged nuisance lie? i still await action. wide confusion and distruct of thel Wlth the clti "- whfch Brantcd the! Before quitting work last nit-lit permit? Or with the protesting at- j the senate voted 47 to 33 to limit lzen5 ' | '"e life of the draft program to two After about 20 minutes of hear- j >' cars - rather than the five years ing statements from some of the i P'oi'osed by Ouerncy's committee. residents of the effected section, the j aldermen and the complainants re-i tired from^the open meeting in the Municipal Courtroom to the ante- rooin outside the mayor's office for the half-hour conference that resulted in setting another meeting I for next Tuesday night. j At that time, it was agreed, an attorney's advice will be sought in regard to seeking an injunction against Hughes and Co. LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 9 — Less Dust; More Noise r m™ ) ~ T |" e A ^2" sas p " bllc Service „ I commission todav anthnHypH 5- -— of »,e camp^rS £ -—,£ '" ^ iSX'3^^^ Saturday night P " e ™. P. McDanlel. 1030 West Ash,; ern Mississippi County Jack Pinley Robinson of ni,-th ' • Wh " e the flrm had ma<le """ Commission is in, charge of tickets fo^the'trif,: I'— .." ni>ro . v ? mcllts . '.'V " 5 »l>era-. Southwestern Bell United States will ensue. East Arkansas Delegation to Hear McMath A large delegation of Blytheville and Mississippi County su of the candidacy of Sid Me ??'. Springs for governor Better Phone \Service for So. IMissco Okayed cars, and in the event the special is loaded to capacity, the Cr t- tcndcn county delegation will continue by auto caravan to Pine Bluff M? ni \l^T St ,), Arfc , iinSaS SU P1»'''CTS Of Mr. McMath plan to parade from the railroad station In Pi ne niuff to the stadium where Mr. McMath will speak. The train will leave Joncsboro at 1:15 p.m. the noise j the surrounding rural areas. the firm 20 days ] be July 12, Hitter said", and the Midway equipment Is scheduled for <je- . . . tolcrant but that [livery in the first quarter of 1949 wanted to know "something, The commission ordered Hitter to 1 separate his telephone operations FJre Destroys Building, > Tractors at Airport Fire at noon today destroved a bm iding « t the Blytheville Airport * S USCci to 5torc enutpmcnt two inn , ,'i°" and ' he loss included Can *" S0 " le equ 'P nlcnl - rictcrmlned, Fire Chief Rov Head He said the residents of that section had been they definite." "The burden Is abosolute-j separate his telephone ly on the city now." Mr. McDaniel from his other ontcrpriscs"*in''Eas't- said. referring to the responsibility j ern Arkansas. Rittcr operates an for taking legal proceedings. i ice and water plant at Marked R. L. Loggins, 1010 West Ash. told Tree ln addition to extensive farm- the Council that Mr. Hughes had A" |B an<l ginning operations, made many structural improve-' . Thc commission reserved the men is to his plant. "Mr, Hughes is r ' 8 ' u to require the firm to dispose started In (he right direction, if| ' s l™blfc utility properties to a he doesn't stop now," Mr Loggins' f llbsidlar y if It found it necessary said. i ln the future. Loy If. Welch. 1017 West Ash, ' said that despite the improvements there was still noise. "More noise it anything," he said. License Refund Debated Mayor E. R. Jacksort told the complainants that Mr. Hughes had promised to eliminate the noise within 30 days. Women present at r Truman Travels Rocky Road ^ r ^Sf~' Tf -' •""-•-• •*-- w '-*'V1IBIf-"Vi>-i'^i-ii—•— President Truman, shown above dunng one of the many "tralnslde chats" made on his Western tour, today ran into further criticism of tils trip when Lew Wallace, Oregon Democratic nominee for governor and a national commltteeman, Joined Nebraska and Monlsna Democrat* in blasting me president's practice of not allowing state leaders to travel with him on his special "White House" train. (NBA Telephoto) * • • ... Truman's 'Vote Harvest' Continues To Reap Criticism; Congress Flayed ABOARD By Mftrlmtn Smith United Prttt White Houw Reporter PRESIDENTIAL SPECIAL, June 9. <UP)-Another state Democratic leader heaped criticism upon President Truman'. w«t- , Mmgs the Chief Executive left in Montana and Nebraska. •• Lew Wallace, Democratic nominee for governor of Oregon and a National Democratic Coinmlttcc- nmn . said he was "sick and tired" of the way Mr. Truman's assistants were handling arrangements for his visit to Oregon. txemociatic politicians at Butte, Mout,, where the president spoke last njEht, were gleeful over what they Ascribed 33 tho "spirit" with which he belabored Congress. They said It was a'fighting speech, and rarely in Mr. Truman's political career has he spoken with auch nerve. Basset. Girl Wins Osceola Contest Miss Lonnie Johnson To Represent South Misseo ot Newport Miss Umnle Johnson, 18, daughter of or. and Mis. R. u Johnson of Bassctt. was named "Misj Mississippi Cou Pageant a TWELVE Arabs and Jews Accept Cease-Fire Plan; Truce To Begin at Noon Friday Tel Aviv Is Hit f By Egyptians In Aerial Raid By Ell»r Simon United Prrs* Sl«f{ Corn TEL AVIV, June ». (UP)— Egyptian bombers broke through Jewish ground and air defenses todny and bombed Tel Aviv from high *ltl- lude. Isrnoll authorities reported the EBJptian raiders dropped their „„„„ lo( , bombs indiscriminately on this day Unj cd s of decision on a truce In Palestine, recent six- No casualties were reported Hut ' some damage was done, such ns Marshall Okays Six-Power Pad London Agreement on Western Germany Gets U.S. Approval WASHINGTON, Julie 8. (DP)— Secretary of Btnte Qeoige O. Miir- .stinll today announced Intel nccejiliiiice of the formal shattering of windows in residential Th« second raid within a few hours did not take the capital by surprise, a, did tlie earlier one. The people scurried for shelter-as power IxJiulou agreement on Western Germany, Tlie Rsrceinent recommended creation of a constituent assembly which would draft a constitution lor a new German state It • also tho slrents screamed. Radio reports from Israeli lieud- quarters In Jerusuleni uld the ejws beat off a dawn attack by the Arab l*Slon )n Die modern elty. Tho Arabs struck near the Damascus .„,»,„ Gate In the Musrara Qimi-ler, and 1 e n ce were reported to hiwe lost hcrvvllj'. Jem Clnlm Advance CouiUer-altacklng Jewish foreo.1 captured some Arab territory In ihc Musnira Quarter during; nil ntll- lery duel u-hlch followed the Anvb attack, the Jerusalem report said. Tlie Jews were rejwrtcd to luive rejiuLwd ai\ Arab attack at Mar Ellas, a Greek monastery midway would set up machinery for sovcn- power administration of the Ruhr Industrial area, with Germany hav- a voice In this "Tim United States believes fho recommendations represent a major step toward n comprehensive solution of Germany's problems" Marshall -- 1J -• - UN Proposal Will Halt War For 4 Weeks CAIRO, June 9. <UP) _, Israel and the Arab g'tatea «f?re«l todny to cease fiirht- '"R in Palestine (or four weeks beginning at 6 B. m. GMi (noon CST) Friday Both sides accepted the United Nations proposal as negotiated and interpreted by Count Folkc Bcrnadottb Minister Moshe Shertok S ?T d 1Dfl "»*'lt« that slnte "ins denlH^ri i« " 8 >* me i accepts was ""< but with certain blockaded by the Arabs. iiinly." In the 1948 Beauty at Hale Held m Osceola -. ,. „... u .< u , tl „ v| Yj /IJUUo demanded that Congress stay Jews exchanged mortar fire m in session despite the political con- wlmt appeared to be a new bid by venHnn, „„„ „.., „ ... ... lh» Jews to break through to JC- between Jerusalem unu Ueltilcliem/ A communique did not make clone which side held Mar Ellas alter the. light. Earlier dispatches ««ld Israeli forces controlled the eBthlehem road up to a |(o| n t near Mar Ellas at Hurnat Rnhei, the site ol Rachel's tomb, which had changed hanJi rciwuiedly tji recent weekj- On Uie Latrun front between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Arabs und year's jorie Mayo. She and her two maids, Miss Sarah Langston of Luxora and jriss Wanda pope of Osccola will compete in the Mis, Arkansas contest s nt Ncwixwt, June 30 to July l Alternate maids selected bv the Miss Patsy Richard- Marlha Lucas ' b °U' of alists Louise Ashmore, judges were son and Mis; Lilxora. These five girls were chosen by the judges from a group of 12 fln- conslsttng of Miss Mary Miss Betty Rocl- with States Rights Democrats Open Their Campaign Office in Jackson, Mist. LITTLE ROCK. ArX., June 9. (UP)—Gov. Ben Laney said todny States Rights Democrats had the New York Cotton My »» sa» 3213 J «'y M«> 370? 36«7 PC' 3330 33*3 S3» Uoc -., 32cft 3255 3268 Spot* ctOM JI.TO, up 1. 3218 M83 3324 3272 noise squarely with the cilv " I r -,„«, ,~<A n u j "WsAKj&t5|£^HwKi2 merich Is a Southern Demo- committee which S-SS^a.-SS^JSS ~inc^c°',n a nordlnance passed more than a year ago and then declarer! invalid by the Arkansas Supreme Court. The supreme court directed Chan- member of the crats' campaign met yesterday-in Jackson. Laney also announced that George C. Wallace, vice-president of the ™^,? 11 ' 1 delcrmir ' e COUNCIL ra F»4. f treasurer of the states code to his wishes.' small. The president's special train will arrive at Olympta, Wnsll., late tonight and the chief executive will not rejoin It until Friday afternoon In Portland. Tonight and tomorrow night Mr Truman will be the guest of Gov Mon C. Walgren at the governor's mansion. Friday he will board the presidential airplane, "Thc Independence." for an nerlal survey of the flooded areas. He will land at Salem, Ore., nild go by automobile TO Inspect Dam Mr. Truman and his party tra- velled through Washington today after an overnight trip froni Butte to spokane. Included on today's itinerary was an Inspection tour taking top honors. Mayor Announces Winner Miss Johnson, 5'B" blond hazel eyes had a winning combination of stage appearance, talent. °' Grn "<l Coulee Dam. and poise. She modelled a one-piece sea green bathing suit with a wide white panel and stenciled flowers in the front, and sang "Now is the Hour" In the talent division. When Mayor Ben. F. Butler announced the winner and presented Miss Johnson a $50 check from Ihe Junior Chamber of Commerce, she showed excitement for the first time. Only the five finalists competed in the talent division of the program. During Miss Langston's piano rendition of "Deep Purple" there was a complete blackout, due to flood lights, movie cameras and foot lights overloading the trans- .acknowledged the Arab jfitmim, West of Majdal e""*coast»l plain area where Egyptian forces had been reported surrounded. of the country. He said it must ulso include, the free movement of trade, common "export-Import" pronram "and the cessation by tfro Soviets of reparation removals from current production." "The three western powers (Tho United States, Britain and France) tried without to obtain Sov- In let acceptance of these principals which are fair and Just and offer Ihe only means for the establishment of Germany unity," Marshall Lewis Offers ToContinue UMWContract WASHINGTON, June » <un— porary. Mies Pope san "It's a Sin to Tell a i;ie", Miss Richardson and Miss Lucas danced. Chauncey Barber, chairman of the Memphis Park Commlsison. Hale Mosley. Jr., of Memphis, and See MISS OHCKOI.A 0,1 Page 8 , Despite criticism of his trip by Montana State Democratic Chairman Lester H. Loble, Mr. Truman BO. tiia best reception of his cross- country tour at Butte last night. A cheering crown estimated at 10,000 persons lined the four-mile parade route through Butte, shouting "Hi-Harry." and "HI Maggie" ns the president rode by with his daughter Margaret. Tlic pre.sldcnt said he has never received a better reception anywhere, Includlni home town of Independence. "of which Kansas city Is a suburb: In nn extemporaneous address at the high school stadium last night, the president blamed the Rc- llls. ° r 1C coimtr) ' s He referred sarcastically to "this famous BOth Congress." which, lie s»ld. appropriated more money than he asked fur after threatening to cut federal expenditures by "billions of dollars." g his Mo 18 Beauties Seek 'Miss Blytheville' Title in Revue Tonight at Haley Field judges will Judge "Miss Blytheville of 1948" will be selected tonight from a bevy or ifi beauties, and "Junior Miss Blytho villc", facing even stiffcr competition, will he named from 40 would- be winners. In the Jaycce sponsored 1948 Beauty Pageant to gel underway at 8 p.m. at Haley Meld. "Miss Blytheville or 1948" will be : Shanks, Miss Mary dray Ml« Ma'r'v l " womTh V°° W!Udr ° be lo bc!Aml P " rks ' Ml* JcWkellh Mhs ^ worn when she represents this city, Mary Ellen Stafford andI MlS i at Newport in the competition for I Peggy McMnllln. ' fr "" Out of town both groups. Contestants for the "Miss Blytheville" title are Miss Lavonne Portlock. Miss Carolyn Wade, Miss Barbara Monaghan, Miss Jlmmle Frances demons. Miss Prances Shouse, Miss Mary Van Snced Miss Ernestine Gibson, Miss Jo Anne , John L. L'jwls today offered to continue the present soft coal contract indefinitely— but with a big His condition was that the operators permit, the dispute plan to go Into effect Immediately. The present wage contract expires June 30. Ncgotallons for * new one have gotten off to a poor start because of pension and welfare disputes. Oderalors had been reported ready to reject Lewis' welfare-pension demands as a basis for getting on a 1918 contract. The 1047 welfare and pension fund I., now being disputed In the courts, Two trustees of the fund- Lewis and Sen. Styles!!. Bridges N. H, voted over objections at pay "(words or so. government would demand econo- • „„ mic unity of the defeated Reich '• r, ", fi l )Ok ' ?s man forlhe ahead of - -•-" - -• ~,,... ( ri^,,,,.,(+!„„ „, .,__ these fi uased on „ .vi-wfeiuuuu ui inoivid-i KU ual liberties!" Jus Marshall said economic unity for Germany musl embrace the free movement of persons, throughout. '-- "•••«• eae ec, commHi fi le "cal at political unity. Both of ~ omnilt l«i of tho Arab League told actors, ho said -must be 11.?*!!'? 0 ! 1 tlml the A! '"»S had ac- n a recognition of Individ-11,1 , , "" ""rtotte's plan, based on Interpretation of unty Council's rest ora mouth's truce Asked If foreign scd on the UN Se- '-on put on pressure hart GOP Leader says House Can End Work by June 19 WASHINGTON, June «. (UP)— Republican Leader Charles A Hal- leek said today ttie House aliould be able to finish up next week "all the measures we ought to do and can afford to do." He told the House that prcsc'it plans of House Republican lenders tpokcsinim said "no, but w« do notwant to be put in the posi. Mon of aggressors.' Jewish Answer Delayed Bornadolto received the Jewish answer a little beyond the noon to a.m. CST) deadline, pos«a«» of delays in commun. president was In way from New Yorlc on 10"—two the coal Industry trustee lo „,.., $100 a month pensions Immediately to miners aged oa with 20 years of service. Ezra Van Horn, operator trustee, has asked federal court to slop any payments from the more than 5-10,000,000 fund until the eligibility of miners Is determined. Thc operators contend the Lewis- Bridges plan would violate the Taft-Hartlcy law. Lewis's offer was made as wage talks with the operators were resumed today. The Nulled Mine Workers president Mid ho was making It lo "reassure the nation and to Insure an adequate siiply of coal after July I." are to try to clean u pall pending legislation next week "In the hope that we can conclude action these matters by June .„ days heron- opening of the Republican National Copvcnllon. Hallock's statement seemed somewhat at odds with the statement yesterday by Chairman Robert A. Tuft, R., o., of the Senate Policy Committee that there arc "serious doubts" whether congress can wind up next week. Ton Indicated a 'summer session would he necessary on unfinished business. Democrats leaped on Taft's statement. They charged republican leaders arc considering a Summer session of Congress because they arc "scared" to take their present record before the voters in November. Poetz Heads County Unit Of Oil Dealers Delicatessen Arranges For Formal Opening Reliable qunriers reporter that^ Bcrnado\t« cabled the Arab re. spnase to the United Nations Security Council, and the Egyptian frfr"™ 1 '"'°" I " ! " »s .delegate to tho UN, Malimud Bey i^awzy Tlie first word of the Jewish reaction to Ucrnadotte's ultimatum- unconditional acceptance of his plan, or he would slop out of the picture and (urn tlie matter back to the UN Security Council— cam* from Wclzmann. The Israeli Prtrts, on his to Tel Aviv. Tho American charge d'affaires here. Jefferson Patterson, called- on Bernadolte this morning to discuss nrrnni;emcnts connected with U 'S Army, Navy and Air Force observers who will function In Palestine if the truce goes info effect. Reserves Comment Before the deadline for the replies, Beniadottc tblrt the press he was "making no statement whatsoever, now, but 1 expect to meet you this evening." Dispatches from Palestine reported a general slackening of hostilities, However, Egyptian bombers attacked Tel Aviv from high altitude today, a dispatch from tha Israeli capital said. Bernadotte- turned from the problem of arranging the truce to the next step of arranging a control authority to see that neither side violated the armistice or benefited from the cessation of hostilities. Arrangements for the control authority are being worked out by Col. Kosher Lund, United Nations military expert in Bcrnadotte's party. Reliable authorities said the first group "of truce control supervisors was expected to arrive In Palestine within 36 hours after acceptance of the truce by the Jews and Arabs. An official opening for J D 's Meat Shop, -117 West Main In the new Toin LHtle building, has been announced by owner and operator, J D. Hmsford, for tomorrow. The shop has liocn open for bus- Ine G. O. Poelz of Blytheville was re-elected charlman of the Mississippi County Oil Dealers Association at a meeting held last night in Motel Noble when the organi- sation went on record In opposition advocating repeal of the federal tax on gasoline and lubricating oil. The Mississippi County dealers re-clcctcd T. W. Jcffcrlcs vice chair- PARIS, June 9. (UP)—General man, and C. L. Bennett was re- *-* e Gaulle called upon the people talncd as secretary. (of France tonight to throw out The oil dealers took the posft- lne coalition government and an- De Goulfe Willing To Save France From Grave Risks Inn that the present slate tax of 6.5 cents per gallon on gasoline Is sufficiently high to provide revenues from this source for an ade- .. ................. .,„„„,„, ,„. „„ ,, uc . two weeks but Mr. Lunsford quate state highway program. They m lilc nfflf-fnl n. n A..i nn i. . 3 _ i__ _ i._. . . - *' ••••"-v also Nelson, Michael .._ Linda Kayc Ellis, Patty Jean Williams. Belinda Sue Sollba. Connie June Crawford. Martha Gale Lewis. Mary jane Droke, Jana Lee Davis! 'Miss Arkansas:' ( - Jllnlor MlM Blythc> , me „,„ ^ Ihc Miss Arkansas contest Is s c'«'cci from the following: Lucy iponsored by the East Arkansas' Cmwforc1 - DIanne Branscum, Mary Young Business . Men's Club. A' £?-£- ! t? lson '™?." ch - nel K ^ Y ^s. Blylheville girl, Miss IJecky McCall now Mrs. Allan Stacy, won Ihc 1946 Miss "Arkansas title and was runner-up In the nation-wide con- est to select Miss America, 1946 MISs Pain Camp was selected Miss Arkansas In the contest last year and her successor Is to be named at Newport. Junior Miss Blytheville will be presented an engraved loving cup Second and third prizes will be awarded In each event To Mcxtel Dresses, Swim Sold The "Miss Blytheville" ei*rants will model both evening dresses and bathing suits and the little heau- ics will model bathing lult-s or sun •ulU. „,„ , opening until he , •w had completed sleeking his meat, cents miss [ rozen foodSp an(] < i c ij < . atcsscn coun . gnsol , ters. New York Stocks Jo Ann Barccr, Kay Thompson,' nc th Steel . 'Sandra Kay Raliba, Jeanne Ellen Chrysler Hood, Carlcne Lay, Sandra Mae Gcn Electric Daugherty, Joy Skallcr, Donna f\iyc f '»" Motors i Tinker, Linda Jaggers. Robbie Lee Montgomery Ward . I Burton Manervn J. Bogan, Frankie N Y Central . .,. Nell Johns, Ronnie Faye Etchlson,' Tnt Ifarvcsler . ... (Closing quotations) A T and T Anier Tobacco . ... Anaconda Copper . . Marcla Gayle Lewis. Sally ard. Nancy Lou Nlchol. Black- Janet Young, Donna Neil Dnimright, Lucille Harpo, Lynda Joan Lutes, Socony Vacuum Eugenia Oenntng, Linda Jean Vln- Studebaker son, Ethel May Jones, Dtanne Still, Standard of N J Carol Caldwcll, Barbara Jean Wob- • "oxns Corp. slcr, Betty Lou MeUicnia, and.-""nckaicl . . Sharon McD»niel. | u s Steel .... North A-n Aviation Republic Stc-cl . .. Radio . 158 1-2 58 1-2 40 37 3-4 65 3-3 41 3-8 64 3-3 64 7-3 16 7-8 33 1-8 12 3-1 31 13 1-8 20 5-« 28 1-4 (6 1-2 61 1-S 5 1-8 advocated repeal of the 1.5- pcr gallon federal tax on gasoline, and the six cents per gallon tax on lubricating oil. Weather Arkansas forecast: partly cloudy and not much change In temperatures today, tonight, and Thursday. Widely scattered thundershowers In the South portion today. Minimum this moming—60. Maximum yesterday—&4. Suns-i, today—7:12. Sunrise tomorrow—4:46. Precipitation, 24 hours to 7 a.m. today—none. Total since Jan. 1—23.14. Mean temperature (midway between high and low) 17. Normal mean for May—70.2. Thfe Date Tail Yw Minimum this morning—71. Maximum yesterday—96. Precipitation, Jan. l to this date nounre his own readiness to assume 1 leadership of the country. Do Gaulle siezed upon the turmoil over the six-power agreement on Western Germany to string back Into the political arena. The former resistance leader said the agreement contains "the gravest risks for France, for Europe, and for peace." His attack on the government of Premier Robert Schuman heightened the threat to It. The National Assembly will debate the agreement on Germany Friday, and some quarters forecast a vote which might unseat Schuman. Title Bout Postponed NEWARK, N. J., Joe S. (UP) — The Rocky GraakuM-Toay Zal* middleweight liiiMli'dil.i n»l<4, scheduled for tantgfci SUAtam, wm *mtpoB«4 until tMiMrrnw nlfht. ( s*«7 wi sports page.) Soybeans July Nov. (Prim f.cV Oilr»r*) 424 «2» 424

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